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    October 14, 2012 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • Domestic violence: Giving voice to children

    October 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Domestic violence is the silent killer because the victims rarely speak of it, even if they have escaped their circumstances, for fear of retaliation. The children of domestic violence are also among the silent victims. These children are more likely to be...

  • Fearless Felix ready for today’s supersonic free fall

    October 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    A video screen displays images from past Felix Baumgartner’s jumps, shown in the early morning hours, Tuesday, before the weather forced postponement of the scheduled jump. The Red Bull Stratos crew and Baumgartner will make a second attempt today. Mark...

  • Jazz Fest artists hold seminars at Ginsburg’s

    October 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Eddie Erickson, left, and Bucky Pizzarelli perform during the School of Jazz Guitar Seminar at Ginsberg Music, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Music enthusiasts of all skill levels gathered at Ginsberg Music Saturday as the Roswell Jazz Festival continued with a...

  • Jack Kartchner

    October 14, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Jack Kartchner, 72, who passed away on Oct. 12, 2012. A complete announcement will be made when arrangements are finalized. Condolences may be offered online at lagronefuneralchapels.com. Arrangements are...

  • Chalk Art Festival help appreciated

    October 14, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: The Roswell Museum and Art Center’s sixth annual Art Block Party and Chalk Art Festival was a hit once again, even on a cold and overcast day. Although the weather did cut back on our overall attendance from past years, the Chalk Art...

  • Foundation support appreciated

    October 14, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: Thank you to all who attended the Community Foundation of Chaves County’s Artists Tables Reception and Silent Auction at Tinnie Mercantile & Deli. Special thanks to Brinky and the wonderful staff for hosting our event and for providing the...

  • New hotspot to worry NATO

    October 14, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    What is it called when two countries that share a common border exchange artillery fire? A “skirmish”? An “inevitable long-term conflict”? How about “potential war”? Turkish President Abdullah Gul said last week that “worst-case scenarios” are...

  • Actor, TV host Gary Collins dies at 74 in Miss.

    October 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Aug. 1982 file photo shows Gary Collins. Gary Collins, an actor, television show host and former master of ceremonies for the Miss America Pageant, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 in Biloxi, Miss. He was 74. During the 1980s, Collins hosted the...

  • Weapons charges dropped in Madonna stalking case

    October 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Madonna performs on the “MDNA” tour at Staples Center on Wednesday Oct. 10, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City judge has dismissed weapons charges against a former firefighter who was...