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Archive for December 20th, 2011

  • Four die in New Mexico crash as blizzard hits area

    December 20, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

    Travelers drive in slushy conditions along U.S. 550 near Rio Rancho, N.M., on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. A major winter storm was moving across New Mexico on Monday, closing highways and stranding motorists in blizzard conditions. The storm was expected to bring...

  • Travelers sit in Kansas as snowstorm socks Plains

    December 20, 2011 • National News, State NewsComments (0)

    Longmont police respond to three separate weather-related accidents as snow falls on Colo. Hwy. 66 at Francis Street in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Dec. 19, 2001. A major storm is bringing blizzard conditions to Colorado’s southeastern corner, where...

  • Bon Jovi: ‘Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey’

    December 20, 2011 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

    FILE – In a Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 file photo, singer Jon Bon Jovi attends the premiere of “New Year’s Eve” at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. Bon Jovi wants fans to know he’s not dead, and he has posted a photo proving it....

  • House begins debating payroll tax cut

    December 20, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

    Rep. Steny Hoyer D-Md. speaks during a news conference at Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 as House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Rep. James Clyburn D-S.C., listen. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) WASHINGTON (AP) — With neither side...

  • Raymond M. DePalma Sr.

    December 20, 2011 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Raymond M. DePalma Sr. passed away Dec. 17, 2011, at 90 years of age. He was born Aug. 10, 1921. Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Irene, on Jan. 17, 2001. His son, Raymond M. DePalma Jr., and daughter, Pamela M. Bach, and his brother, Fred DePalma. Ray...

  • Adrian Theodore Breedyk

    December 20, 2011 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Adrian Theodore Breedyk, age 53, went home to be with his Savior Dec. 17, 2011. Adrian was born May 27, 1958, in Upland, Calif., to Arie Sr. and Jessie Breedyk. In 1993 he moved with his family from California to Dexter, N.M., where he worked on the family...

  • Curtis Haskins

    December 20, 2011 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Curtis Haskins Services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, at Terpening & Son Chapel for Curtis Ray Haskins, 1109 S. Second St, Artesia, N.M. Mr. Haskins, 92, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at his daughter’s home in Moriarty, N.M. Burial will be...

  • Leland Dugger

    December 20, 2011 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Leland Dugger, 87, of Roswell, passed away Dec. 17, 2011, in Albuquerque, N.M. Graveside services are set for Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, at 2 p.m. at South Park Cemetery. Leland was born on Dec. 11, 1924, in Dalhart, Texas, to Steve and Myrtle Dugger. They...

  • Censoring the Internet

    December 20, 2011 • EditorialComments (0)

    Clint Eastwood’s iconic movie character, “Dirty Harry” Callahan, famously said, “A man’s got to know his limitations.” If only more members of Congress would take that advice to heart, especially when it comes to highly technical issues like the...

  • Police investigate gunfire

    December 20, 2011 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Shots fired / assault A witness reported shots fired, Sunday. The incident took place at Union Avenue and McGaffey Street, where a person witnessed a black Escapade and a white SUV of unknown make stopped at the light. The passenger of the SUV leaned out the...