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Archive for June 3rd, 2012

  • 17 candidates in Tuesday’s primary running unopposed

    June 3, 2012 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    A red-winged blackbird perches on an evergreen branch at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo On Tuesday, voters will decide which of two Republican incumbent state representatives will serve another term, whether an appointed...

  • If you catch it, you have to touch it

    June 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Youngsters try their luck during the Kids Free Fishing Clinic at the Roswell Walmart, Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish provided children a chance to catch a catfish Saturday at the Roswell Walmart, offering...

  • Earl T. Busby

    June 3, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    PORTALES — Funeral services for Earl T. Busby, 91, of Portales, will be at 3 p.m., Monday, June 4, 2012, in the Wheeler Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Brad Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in Portales Cemetery with Johnny Welch, James Turner, Bill...

  • Joseph B. Rollwitz

    June 3, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Ballard Chapel for Joseph B. Rollwitz, 77, who passed away Thursday, May 31, 2012, in Durango, Colo. A Mass is scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Thursday, June 7, 2012, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with...

  • Jose M. Morales

    June 3, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Jose Morales, 87, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at St. John the Baptist Church, with the Rev. Juan Gutierrez officiating....

  • I am a Paulbot!

    June 3, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: We supporters of Ron Paul have been labeled with a number of unflattering terms over the years. But one of my favorites is the term “Paulbot.” The term conjures up images of clone armies, mindless hordes sweeping locust-like across the...

  • Endorsements

    June 3, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Heinrich for U.S. Senate (Democrat) In the contest between U.S. Rep. Martin Heinrich and state Auditor Hector Balderas we are presented with two candidates who are already holding important elected positions. This demonstrates their potential for serving in...

  • Review: Sleazy ‘Piranha 3DD’ is sub-par sequel

    June 3, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by The Weinstein Company shows Christopher Lloyd in a scene from “Piranha 3DD.” (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although a sequel to 2010′s “Piranha 3D” seems entirely superfluous,...

  • ‘Housewives’ actress Kathryn Joosten dies at 72

    June 3, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 19, 2008 file photo, Kathryn Joosten arrives at the 2008 Primetime Emmy Awards Nominees for Outstanding Performance reception in Los Angeles. Joosten, the veteran character actress who played crotchety Karen McCluskey on ABC’s...

  • NYC exhibition evokes Claude Monet’s flower garden

    June 3, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this May 26, 2012 photo, visitors to the New York Botanical Garden in New York walk through “Monet’s Garden,” which evokes the impressionist artist Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny, his home in France, from 1883 until his death in 1926. The exhibit...