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Archive for September 14th, 2011

  • Around Town: Home garden club to meet Big Brothers Big Sisters meeting

    September 14, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

    The September meeting of the Home Garden Club will be held on Sept. 15, at 9:30 a.m. at the County Extension Office. Caerlion Arthur will give the program on herbs in the garden. For more information call 622-6461 or 625-9866. Big Brothers Big Sisters There...

  • Veterans looking for employment; 'Your best bet, hire a vet!'

    September 14, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

    In one of the President’s recent speeches announcing a monetary bonus/incentive for employers hiring veterans, he used the 40 plus year old slogan; — “Your best bet, hire a vet”. That was the same phrase used on the outside of the Veterans Affairs...

  • Winehouse's father says he fought to get her clean

    September 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 16, 2007 file photo, British singer Amy Winehouse poses for photographs after being interviewed by The Associated Press at a studio in north London. Mitch Winehouse, father of the late singer Amy Winehouse, is launching the Amy...

  • Hugh Jackman to return to Broadway with old songs

    September 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this theater image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown, actor Hugh Jackman is shown. Jackman will return to the New York stage next month in “Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway,” playing Oct. 25 2011 to Jan. 1 2012 at The Broadhurst Theatre in New York....

  • Amy Winehouse charity launches on her birthday

    September 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday Feb. 16, 2007 file photo British singer Amy Winehouse poses for photographs after being interviewed by the Associated Press at a studio in north London. Mitch Winehouse, father of the late singer Amy Winehouse, is launching the Amy...

  • Mother tells Dr. Phil: Casey Anthony had seizures

    September 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 7, 2011 file photo, Casey Anthony smiles before the start of her sentencing hearing in Orlando, Fla. Cindy Anthony said in a television interview that daughter Casey Anthony has a history of seizures, but she is not sure if the...

  • Belen teacher fired for allegedly being drunk

    September 14, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    BELEN, N.M. (AP) — A Belen High School teacher has been fired after she allegedly taught class while intoxicated. KOAT-TV (http://bit.ly/nRqRIz ) reports District Superintendent Ron Marquez fired second-year math teacher Kathleen Jardine (jar-DEEN’)...

  • Tax rates climbing for Dona Ana homeowners

    September 14, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County homeowners will likely seeing higher taxes when their bills arrive. Homeowners will likely being paying an average $16.93 more in taxes on a roughly $100,000 home later this year, assuming home valuations remained the...

  • Energy provider seeking rate hike

    September 14, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Xcel Energy is seeking a rate hike of 5.2 percent or $4.40 a month for its eastern New Mexico power customers. The Carlsbad Current Argus (http://bit.ly/qGmm8P ) reports the utility company and key customer groups in New Mexico have...

  • NM pilot had important mission after 9/11 attacks

    September 14, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    Lt. Col. Scott Crogg poses outside of Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico on Sept. 8, 2011. Crogg, a reservist and commander of the 44th Fighter Group at Holloman Air Force Base, he’s also a licensed commercial pilot for Delta Airlines , was tasked on...