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Archive for May 6th, 2012

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  • Eldridge receives Purple Heart at ESGR banquet

    May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left, Gary Smith, ESGR area chairman, Dorothy Canon and Ray Battaglini, N.M. ESGR chairman, pose with National Guardsman during the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve banquet at the Civic Center, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Bert Eldridge “was...

  • LULAC honors 4 at annual awards banquet

    May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Aailyay Gustamantes and the Folklorico Dancers wait to perform during the 83rd New Mexico League of United Latin American Citizens State Convention at the Best Western Sally Port Inn, Saturday evening. Mark Wilson Photo New Mexico LULAC held its State...

  • An abundance of fun

    May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Team Cattleman’s compete in the women’s division of tug of war during the Party on the River, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell’s Party on the River kicked off Saturday at Cahoon Park, bringing hundreds of families under the sun to enjoy an assortment...

  • That’s a lot of hot air

    May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Hot air balloons begin to land in open areas near East Pine Lodge early Saturday morning during Old Timers Balloon Rally. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell was literally taken to a higher level at the soccer field just west of the Wool Bowl, Saturday morning. Despite...

  • Ceasar Ray Salas

    May 6, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Ceasar Ray Salas, 73, passed away April 9, 2012, in Mercy San John Hospital Sacramento, Calif., after a lengthy illness. Graveside services will be held at the Picacho Cemetery, on Friday, May 11, 2012, at 9 a.m. Ceasar was born Aug. 30, 1938, to Dan Salas...

  • The War on Women

    May 6, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: Some of you probably saw four of us out in front of the courthouse with our signs on Saturday. The following list shows you why we were there: Florida — the governor vetoed $1.5 million to fund rape crisis centers. Arizona — bans abortion...

  • Pelosi has eyes on your money

    May 6, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Nancy Pelosi, former speaker of the House of Representatives, is among the wealthiest members of the U.S. Congress. So it’s probably understandable that, in a recent television interview, she referred to the people who pay taxes only via the payroll tax as...

  • Latin star Rubio marks Cinco de Mayo at Jazz Fest

    May 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Paulina Rubio performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Saturday, May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As fans chanted her name Saturday in anticipation of her New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival debut,...

  • Madonna: Beastie Boys’ Yauch was one of a kind

    May 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 12, 2012, file photo, Madonna arrives at Macy’s Herald Square in New York. Madonna says Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys rapper who died Friday, May 4, was one of a kind and that the group was important to her musical history. The...