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Archive for November 7th, 2012

  • 60% of Chaves County’s registered voters cast ballots this election

    November 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

    Cliff Pirtle, left, goes over election numbers with Candy Spence Ezzell, right, and Robert Corn at the GOP headquarters, Tuesday evening. Mark Wilson Photo The voice of Chaves County was heard loud and clear Tuesday night after about 60 percent of its...

  • Perp takes copper wiring, tools

    November 7, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were called to the 900 block of East Jefferson Street, Monday, where subjects removed a fence gate, some copper wiring and miscellaneous tools. The items were valued at $600. Criminal damage •Police were dispatched to the 900 block of North Atkinson...

  • Review: McEwan offers up fiction about fiction

    November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This book cover image released by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday shows “Sweet Tooth,” by Ian McEwan. (AP Photo/Nan A. Talese/Doubleday) “Sweet Tooth” (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday), by Ian McEwan Ian McEwan’s latest novel, “Sweet...

  • Sammy Kershaw involved in tour bus accident

    November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 5, 2007 file photo shows country singer Sammy Kershaw at the Secretary of State’s office in Baton Rouge, La. Kershaw’s tour bus was struck by another vehicle on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 in Nocona, Texas. The impact caused major...

  • Media taking care in early coverage

    November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    People watch early election results displayed on a utility lift suspended from the front of the GE Building at Rockefeller Center New York, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) NEW YORK (AP) — In an impatient age of social media and instant...

  • UK lawmaker suspended for joining reality TV show

    November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this photo made from video on Sept. 5, 2012, Conservative MP Nadine Dorries talks during Parliament, in London. A British lawmaker is swapping the political jungle for the Australian rainforest and becoming a contestant on a reality TV show. A...

  • The Civil Wars cancel tour using divorce language

    November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Oct. 14, 2012 file photo shows Joy Williams, left, and John Paul White of The Civil Wars at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas. Grammy-winning duo The Civil Wars are calling off their upcoming tour dates, citing...

  • Review: Day-Lewis is tremendous in safe ‘Lincoln’

    November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity photo released by DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox shows, Daniel Day-Lewis, center rear, as Abraham Lincoln, in a scene from the film, “Lincoln.” (AP Photo/DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox, David James) For anyone...

  • Director John Singleton, Paramount settle lawsuit

    November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 15, 2011 file photo, director John Singleton arrives at the premiere of “Abduction” in Los Angeles. Court records show Singleton and Paramount Pictures on Nov. 1, 2012 settled a lawsuit filed by the director/producer...

  • Review: ‘Starlet’ rooted by strong sense of place

    November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Music Box Films shows Dree Hemingway, left, and Karren Karagulian in a scene from “Starlet.” (AP Photo/Music Box Films, Augusta Quirk) A mismatched-friends drama whose overall sensitivity is belied by a couple of...