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Archive for May, 2012

  • Peachtree celebrates veterans

    May 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

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

  • Charles H. Jones Sr.

    May 30, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

    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 (0)

    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 (0)

    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 (0)

    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 (0)

    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 (0)

    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 (0)

    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...

  • Actor Peter Dinklage goes to bat for farm animals

    May 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

    FILE – This Jan. 15, 2012 file photo shows actor Peter Dinklage at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. Dinklage, 43, who has been a vegetarian since he was 16, is the national spokesman for Farm Sanctuary’s annual Walk for Farm...

  • Jury to hear No Doubt’s claims against game maker

    May 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

    In this video game image released by Activision, a scene is shown from the game, “Band Hero,” is shown. A Los Angeles judge ruled Tuesday, May 29, 2012, that the band No Doubt can argue to a jury that gaming giant Activision misused their images...