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Archive for October 15th, 2011

  • Fun in the Pumpkin Patch

    October 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kindergartners from Washington Avenue Elementary School haul their Halloween prizes during a visit to the pumpkin patch Friday morning at Graves Farm and Garden. The farm is in full-blown Halloween mode with the Scary Corn Maze opening today from dark till...

  • McKelvey; educator inside and outside the classroom

    October 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Longtime educator Dawnell McKelvey holding her Chaves County Caring Citizen award. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) No one knows the importance of the education that takes place outside of school better than a good, caring teacher — especially one whose sense of...

  • Character Counts! week to begin

    October 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    “If-it-is-to-be-it-is-up-to-me my character counts,” chanted students from Dexter Elementary School on Friday at the Joseph R. Skeen Building at the Chaves County Administrative Center. The students helped Tim Fuller, executive director for Character...

  • Legal Fair helps several in the community

    October 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The State Bar of New Mexico hosted a Legal Fair Friday afternoon for anyone and everyone who needed legal advice in Civil Law. Amy LaFaver, pro-bono coordinator throughout the state, works with local attorneys and judges to help those who cannot afford an...

  • Gardner speaks to Economic Development

    October 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Keith Gardner, chief of staff for Gov. Susana Martinez, debriefed members of the Southeastern New Mexico Economic Development District/Council of Governments about the recent legislative special session, during their board of directors quarterly meeting...

  • 10/15/11

    October 15, 2011 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • Dr. Owen C. Taylor

    October 15, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

     ARTESIA-Services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at First Baptist Church for Owen Cranfill Taylor of Artesia. Mr. Taylor, 86, whodied Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at his home. The Rev. Rick Sullivan will officiate at the services with burial at...

  • Rapper Rick Ross reportedly hospitalized 2nd time

    October 15, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this June 26, 2011 file photo, musician Rick Ross arrives at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Ross suffered a medical emergency during an airline flight that forced the plane to return abruptly to a Florida airport. Authorities say Ross suffered...

  • Review: One dull ‘Don Giovanni’ replaces another

    October 15, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Oct. 13, 2011 photo released by the Metropolitan Opera, Luca Pisaroni as Leporello, right, and Peter Mattei as Don Giovanni, center are shown during a performance of “Don Giovanni,” in New York. (AP Photo/Metropolitan Opera, Marty Sohl)...

  • Gospel stardom a bumpy road for Le’Andria Johnson

    October 15, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this undated image released by Music World Gospel, gospel singer Le’Andria Johnson is shown. Johnson’s debut album is titled, ” The Awakening of Le’Andria Johnson.” (AP Photo/Music World Gospel) ATLANTA (AP) — When...