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Archive for May 30th, 2012

  • Lawrence Bros. IGA raises $1,500 for area Red Cross

    May 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lawrence Brothers IGA supermarkets in Roswell and Ruidoso combined to raise $1,500 for the American Red Cross through sales of $1 Champions Squares from April 25 to May 12. The funds, presented to local Red Cross representatives in a check Tuesday, will be...

  • Perp hits fairgrounds for wire

    May 30, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were dispatched to the Southeast New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 2500 S.E. Main St., Tuesday, where $10,000 worth of copper and electrical wire were taken from the north side of the arena. Missing handgun The police received a walk-in report about the...

  • Peachtree celebrates veterans

    May 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Tom Blake Trio performs for residents and guests at Peachtree Village during a post-Memorial Day celebration of veterans, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • Charles H. Jones Sr.

    May 30, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, June 1, 2012, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Charles H. Jones Sr., 79, of Roswell, who passed away on May 27, 2012. The Rev. John Cannon, of Elm Street Church of Christ, will officiate, with Masonic rites...

  • Bobby Ruth Postlewaite

    May 30, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Bobby Ruth Postlewaite, 83, of Roswell, passed away peacefully in the presence of family on Memorial Day, which is fitting because she will be remembered lovingly by so many people whose lives she touched. Bobby was born in Mullin, Texas. She is survived by...

  • Manuel Avelar Jr.

    May 30, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A prayer service is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, May 31, 2012, at Church on the Move for Manuel Avelar Jr. “Gabriel,” 34, who passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2012, in Clovis. A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, June 1, 2012, at Church on...

  • David “Alan” Cole

    May 30, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    David “Alan” Cole, born in Portales, on Aug. 12, 1949, was called to God’s side Friday, May 25, 2012. Alan left peacefully from Casa Maria Health Care Center, after a long battle with cancer. Alan was received at the age of 63. Alan Cole’s legacy is...

  • Ivan G. Saenz

    May 30, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary for Ivan Saenz will be recited at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 31, 2012, at Immaculate Conception Parish in Dexter. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m., Friday, June 1, 2012, at Immaculate Conception Parish with Deacon Jesus Herrera officiating....

  • Public lands

    May 30, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Wilderness areas are important. We should have as many as the country can afford without shutting down so much production that our country’s ability to extract reasonable quantities of trees and minerals from federal land is not unreasonably impeded by...

  • Elaborate Portland marriage proposal goes viral

    May 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This May 25, 2012, photo, shows actor Isaac Lamb and Amy Frankel in Portland, Ore. Lamb joined about 60 people on a small street near his house last week to propose to Frankel. He’s pitching it as the world’s first lip-synched proposal and there don’t...