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Archive for December 27th, 2011

  • E and C S, Inc. is a full service electrical and controls contractor

    December 27, 2011 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    E & C S Electrical employees install and wire lighting fixtures for the Chaves County Veteran’s War Memorial which was dedicated Friday, 11/11/11 in front of the Chaves County Courthouse at 11:00 a.m. E & C S Electric is a full service electrical...

  • Frosty, the alien

    December 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A local family living on the 600 block of Heights Drive took some time out from typical Christmas activities to build an alien snowman, Sunday. The frosty E.T. took almost two hours to build. (Courtesy Photo) [/auth...

  • Christopher Martinez

    December 27, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at St. Peter Catholic Church for Staff Sgt. Christopher Martinez, 29, who passed away on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, in Warner Robins, Ga. A funeral Mass is scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011,...

  • Donohoo Slaughter

    December 27, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Donohoo Wyly Slaughter, 85, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, in Dalhart, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, in South Park Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Williams officiating. Don was born May 21, 1926, into a...

  • Shirley Ann Tays

    December 27, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at Central Church of the Nazarene, for Shirley Ann Tays, 82, who passed away on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, at Sunset Villa Care Center. The Rev. Randy Elftman will be officiate. Burial will...

  • Mexican actor Pedro Armendariz Jr. dies at age 71

    December 27, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 31, 2009, file photo, Mexican actor Pedro Armendariz speaks as he announces some of the Ariel awards at the 51st annual Mexican Academy Awards in Mexico City. Armendariz, 71, died on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011, in New York due to cancer,...

  • ‘Death Benefit’ slow-paced but worthwhile

    December 27, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this book cover image provided by G.P. Putnam’s Sons, “Death Benefit,” by Robin Cook, is shown. (AP Photo/G.P. Putnam’s Sons) “Death Benefit” (G.P. Putnam’s Sons), by Robin Cook: Robin Cook’s “Death...

  • Review: Streep can’t save superficial ‘Iron Lady’

    December 27, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this film image provided by The Weinstein Company, Meryl Streep portrays Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady.” The same problems that plagued “La Vie en Rose,” starring Marion Cotillard as Edith Piaf, exist in “The Iron Lady,” a...

  • Owosso hospital in play as merger fever hits Mich.

    December 27, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    James M. Full is the President/CEO of Memorial Healthcare in Owosso, Mich. Full has been in the health care business for 34 years and at this hospital for 1 year and 10 months. This particular hospital, under his leadership, has invited three larger hospitals...

  • Ski experts: Riding in car riskier than ski lift

    December 27, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Dec. 28, 2010 file photo, skiers tend to a skier who fell onto the slope after a chair lift derailed at the Sugarloaf ski resort in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. The 35-year-old chairlift that malfunctioned a year ago has now been replaced at a...