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Archive for December, 2012

  • Educational system Ingle’s top priority

    December 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    State Sen. Stuart Ingle (Courtesy Photo) In 2013, Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, hopes to have more success with a bill he’s been trying to pass for nearly a decade. The bill would prevent universities from raising tuition for students using scholarship...

  • Chester Parker

    December 31, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Christ Church, for Chester Lee Herrod Parker, 69, who passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Casa Maria Health Care Center surrounded by his loved ones. Chester was born Oct. 2, 1943, in...

  • Rowena C. Preuit

    December 31, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    PORTALES — Funeral services for Rowena C. Preuit, 94, of Portales, will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in the Wheeler Mortuary Chapel, with the Rev. Wayne Brazil, the Rev. Brad Morgan and Lyman Graham officiating. Burial will follow in the Elida...

  • Police Blotter: Unlocked vehicles too tempting

    December 31, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to the 300 block of South Michigan Avenue, Sunday. The victim said that someone had removed two stereo speakers and speaker boxes, valued at $200, from an unlocked vehicle. •Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Avenida Del...

  • Comedian Katt Williams arrested in LA

    December 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Sunday, July 22, 2007 photo, Katt Williams performs onstage during the “Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav,” in Burbank, Calif. Williams found himself on the wrong side of the law after being arrested in Los Angeles, Friday, Dec. 28,...

  • Ryan Seacrest: ‘Rockin’ in another year on ABC

    December 31, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Ryan Seacrest, producer and host of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve on ABC, poses for a portrait Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 in New York. As New Year’s Eve nears, Seacrest is focused on getting ready for the show, which, with related...

  • Drill ship adrift again after towlines break

    December 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo provided by the United States Coast Guard, the tugs Aiviq and Nanuq tow the mobile drilling unit Kulluk while a Coast Guard helicopter from Air Station Kodiak transports crew members on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, 80 miles southwest of Kodiak City,...

  • Deal reached for stopping spike in milk prices

    December 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, walks to a closed-door GOP caucus as Congress meets to negotiate a legislative path to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and deep spending cuts that could kick in Jan. 1., at...

  • Farmers to You links Vt.-area farmers to Boston

    December 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 photo, boxes of apples wait to be sorted at Farmers To You, in Berlin, Vt. The online distributor that delivers weekly bundles of Vermont-produced foods to more than 375 families in Boston is expanding to link even more Vermont...

  • All crew off drill ship, moving in Gulf of Alaska

    December 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo provided by the United States Coast Guard, the tugs Aiviq and Nanuq tow the mobile drilling unit Kulluk while a Coast Guard helicopter from Air Station Kodiak transports crew members on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, 80 miles southwest of Kodiak City,...