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Archive for July 12th, 2012

  • Meridian Insurance Services

    July 12, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    Meridian Insurance Service’s professional staff includes (left to right): Carolyn Hardwick, life, health and commercial lines agent; Loretta Bolton, personal lines agent; Lori Mann, commercial lines agent; Gena Fredrickson, office manager and commercial...

  • Open vehicle window, missing GPS

    July 12, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to the 2400 block of North Garden Avenue, Tuesday, where a subject gained access to a vehicle through an open window and removed a GPS, valued at $200. •Police were dispatched to Budget Inn, 2101 N. Main St., after someone gained entry...

  • ‘Surf’s up!’

    July 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ethan Wolf works on his skateboarding techniques at Cielo Grande, Wednesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • Rode charges political deals in Downs at Albuquerque lease

    July 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico State Fair Commissioner Charlotte Rode, a Republican, has long criticised the awarding of a 25-year lease to the Downs at Albuquerque to operate a racino and construct a casino at the New Mexico State Fairgrounds as being a product of back-door...

  • ME: Harney’s death accidental

    July 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    According to autopsy results, the cause of death for a man who died in police custody was “positional asphyxia,” which suggests he suffocated in the police unit. The medical examiner ruled the death as accidental. Robin Daniel Harney, 57, died on Jan. 9...

  • ‘The sun’s nice, but rain washes off the ants’

    July 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Healthy sunflowers soak in the sunshine Wednesday morning after a good watering from Tuesday’s rainfall. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • Report cards are in

    July 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    With the state’s initiative to evaluate the performance of New Mexico schools better, came a new rating system and the first report card revealing passing grades for the majority of public schools, including in Roswell, where just one school failed....

  • Pearce’s efforts supported

    July 12, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: I always get a grin reading Ellen Wedum’s perceptions of what really happens in the world. Her recent Little Bear fire letter was no exception. Her expertise on the subject is doubtful beginning with firefighters cutting down “300-foot-tall...

  • Right call on Medicaid

    July 12, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Lost in much of the political analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark health care ruling is the power the court gave to the 50 state governors. It was a small consolation prize for many governors who had opposed the Medicaid expansion and the mandate...

  • Public Records

    July 12, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Divorces Filed June 29 Marce Jane Ballard vs James Woodie Ballard Final Thomas McAlister vs Natasha R. McAlister Final July 2 Jimmy Ray Herring vs Stacy Lee Herring Amanda Bernice Sais vs Albert Joseph Sais Miranda Leann Peralta vs Amador Jay Peralta Final...