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Archive for May 27th, 2012

  • Imogene Elam

    May 27, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Imogene Elam, 88, of Roswell, who passed away May 23, 2012, at Mission Arch Care Center. Doug Austin of Country Club Road Church of Christ will conduct the...

  • Arlo Yunie

    May 27, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Arlo Yunie, 57, of Roswell, (formerly of Zuni) was called home on May 8, 2012. He was born on Feb. 17, 1955, in Zuni. Arlo worked for Holloway Construction and Keen Kamper for eight years and TMC, Nova Bus for numerous years. Some of his happiest times were...

  • Sweden’s Loreen wins Eurovision song contest

    May 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    United Kingdom Engelbert Humperdinck perform during rehearsal for the final show of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest at the Baku Crystal Hall in Baku, Friday, May 25, 2012. The finals of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest will be held at the stadium on May 26,...

  • NC musician Doc Watson still in critical condition

    May 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo provided by Mast General Store, flowers adorn a statue of Arthel “Doc” Watson in downtown Boone, N.C., on Friday, May 25, 2012. The Grammy-winning folk musician Doc Watson is in critical condition but improving at a North Carolina...

  • Matthew McConaughey pulls off Cannes double header

    May 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actors Reese Witherspoon, left, and Matthew McConaughey pose during a photo call for Mud at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) CANNES, France (AP) — To have one film competing at...

  • Katie Finneran to join cast of Broadway’s ‘Annie’

    May 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Tues., March 6, 2012 file photo, actress Katie Finneran poses for a portrait in New York. The two-time Tony Award® winning actress (“Promises, Promises,” “Noises Off”) will star as Miss Hannigan in the new...

  • Morocco hosts world’s artists, imprisons its own

    May 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    US singer Lenny Kravitz, left, performs on stage, during the Mawazine Festival in Rabat, Morocco, Friday May 25, 2012. The Morocco’s biggest music festival also highlights Morocco’s contradictions, as well-paid international performers sing on...

  • Britney Spears debuts on ‘X Factor’ show

    May 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This May 24, 2012 photo released by Fox shows judges, from left, L.A. Reid, Demi Lovato, Britney Spears and Simon Cowell from the singing competition series, “The X Factor,” in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Fox, Ray Mickshaw) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) —...

  • Ill. growers: Mild winter means earlier peaches

    May 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This Wednesday May 23, 2012, photo, shows a sample of PF-1 variety peaches at Eckert’s Orchards in Belleville, Illinois. Illinois peach growers say mild winter are providing record-breaking early harvests. (AP Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Tim Vizer)...

  • Chester casino seeks gains in crowded Pa. market

    May 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Ron Baumann, right, senior vice president and general manager, assists a patron at Harrah’s Casino Thursday, May 24, 2012 in Chester, Pa. When Harrah’s Chester Casino & Racetrack opened its doors in this struggling city in January 2007, it was...