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Archive for October 11th, 2012

  • Artsy tables still up for auction; Salvation Army pancake breakfast

    October 11, 2012 • VistasComments Off

    Artistic Tables Artistically embellished tables are still up for bid during a silent auction to benefit the Community Foundation of Chaves County. The auction is taking place at Tinnie Mercantile Store & Deli, 412 W. Second St., through Oct. 20. Pancake...

  • Perps rip siding off building to enter

    October 11, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police responded to Nice Ice, 801 W. Second St., Tuesday, where subjects entered the business by ripping the siding off the building. An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen. Damages are estimated at $500. •Police were dispatched to Kmart, 1705 S. Main...

  • Ski Apache adds 8-passenger gondola

    October 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ski Apache will begin its 51st year with style. The ski resort opens Thanksgiving Day, and boasts $15 million worth of renovations and additions. One of those additions is the brand new Doppelmayr Gondola. The eight-passenger gondola is the only passenger...

  • Daredevil will try again Sunday

    October 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left, Red Bull Stratos team members Don Day, Col. Joe Kittinger, Art Thompson and Andy Walshe answer questions at the Stratos media center in Roswell, Wednesday. Noah Vernau Photo The next window for Red Bull Stratos to launch Austrian skydiver Felix...

  • Alternative energy — Part 2

    October 11, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: A couple of weeks ago I wrote a letter to the editor to introduce the readers to a new source of energy that is not discussed, pro or con, in the U.S. energy policies by either presidential candidate or even state and local politicians. Thorium...

  • More heat than light in campaign

    October 11, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    As endless as the stream of attack ads, as enlightening as the platitudes and sound bytes issuing from the mouths of our would-be leaders, irrelevant political maneuvers continue to emerge during this campaign season. Early in the campaign, there were the...

  • Linda Diane Clayton

    October 11, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    No services will be held for Linda Diane Clayton, 60, who passed away on Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas. Linda will be cremated according to her wishes. Linda was born Jan. 16, 1952, in Huntsville, Ala. She is survived by her loving husband of 21...

  • Enriqueta Vasquez

    October 11, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Enriqueta Vasquez, 74, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral Mass for Enriqueta will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at St. John’s Catholic Church with the Rev....

  • Betty Jo Morgan

    October 11, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Betty Jo Morgan, the song of our lives. We had the greatest gift a family was ever blessed with in Betty Jo Morgan. No one who ever encountered her felt less than special because the spirit of God walked and talked through her. Every day of her life was a...

  • Billionaire’s son ready to fulfill giving legacy

    October 11, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Sept. 6, 2012 photo, Ethan Daniel Davidson poses in Birmingham, Mich. Ethan Daniel Davidson, the free-spirited beatnik son of a billionaire, never planned to settle back in metro Detroit. Now, he’s poised to become one of its most important...