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Archive for December 18th, 2012

  • United Way accepting money for Sandy Hook School Fund

    December 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    In light of the devastation that took place in Newtown, Conn., Roswell community members are putting forth the effort to let those affected by the Sandy Hook shooting know that they care. The United Way of Western Connecticut has established the Sandy Hook...

  • Hopefuls file for area school board seats

    December 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Candidates filed to run for the upcoming school board elections Tuesday at the Chaves County Clerk’s office. The election, scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 5, will affect the boards of Roswell Independent Schools, Hagerman Municipal Schools, Dexter Consolidated...

  • Fun to make … and tasty, too

    December 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Brittney Macias and other kindergartners at East Grand Plains Elementary decorate gingerbread houses, readying for the Christmas holiday, Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • Linda Thomas

    December 18, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held for Linda Thomas, 66, of Artesia, at 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at First Christian Church, 1006 W. Bullock Ave. Artesia, NM 88210, with the Rev. Janice Thomas officiating. She passed away on Dec. 17, 2012, in Artesia. Linda...

  • Miller Ray Van Eaton

    December 18, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Miller Ray Van Eaton was born on Nov. 23, 1923, on his home ranch at Olive, the sixth of nine children born to John Frederick and Hazel Trella Van Eaton. He went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 14, 2012. He grew up on the ranch in the midst of the Great...

  • Review: Secrets swirl in ‘The Great God Pan’

    December 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity photo released by The Publicity Office shows, from left, Joyce Van Patten and Jeremy Strong, in a scene from Amy Herzog’s new play, “The Great God Pan,” currently performing off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons in New York. (AP...

  • Newsman’s disappearance largely kept secret

    December 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel, center, NBC Turkey reporter Aziz Akyavas, left, and an unidentfied NBC crew member speak during a news conference in Reyhanli, Turkey, Tuesday, Dec. 18. 2012. More than a dozen pro-regime gunmen kidnapped and...

  • FNL coach resigns from Permian after 2nd stint

    December 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this May 21, 2009, file photo, Odessa Permian head coach Gary Gaines walks off the practice field after a high school football workout in Odessa, Texas. Gaines, the 63-year-old at the center of the “Friday Night Lights” book and...

  • McCain rejects torture scene in ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

    December 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 file photo, actress Jessica Chastain arrives at the premiere of the feature film “Zero Dark Thirty” at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Chastain stars as a dogged CIA officer in “Zero Dark Thirty,” a...

  • NY appeals court takes up Cameron Douglas case

    December 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 27, 2009 file photo, Cameron Douglas, son of Michael Douglas, arrives at the premiere of the film “Ghosts of Girlfriends Past” in Los Angeles. A lawyer for the son of actor Michael Douglas will try to convince a New York...