Top Local Stories Today 06/22/17

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In news with Kaitlin Moore, A 19 year old woman is sentenced to 6 years in prison on several charges.

Taryn Espinosa plead guilty to aggravated kidnapping, attempt to commit aggravated robbery and manufacture delivery of a controlled substance. Espinosa was arrested at a Stripes convenience store last July.

Espinosa and Sherrod Wilder, 20, the co-defendant in the case, abducted a male victim at gunpoint and then attempted to have him withdraw money from an ATM.

Espinosa was sentence to 6 years in prison. A plea hearing for Wilder is scheduled for next month.

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A program designed to help alcohol and drug addicts in Dove Creek is receiving some opposition from its neighbors.

Bishop Street Boot Camp Ranch Ministry is a transitional home for men coming out of addictions.

The director of the programs says neighbors are against the ministry because of rumored beliefs of a prison facility being built in their community. The directors says that is not true.

The men come voluntarily seeking help to change their lives.

The ministry is preparing to expand to a 24-man facility in the acreage adjacent to the Pilgrim’s Home.

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Diggin in the dirt is one way to keep the kids busy at Fort Concho.

Kids got to dig for clues just like real life archeologists and make neat crafts.

The program is for ages 6 to 12 and cost 12 to 15 dollars depending on if the family is a Fort Concho member.

The next fun at the fort is July 12th and the theme is southwest Indians.

Participants will listen to tales and learn the legends of Native Americans, plus visit a tepee, sample Indian foods and create crafts.

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Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 102. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 104. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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