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Archive for December 25th, 2012

  • Mountain snow

    December 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Freshly fallen snow clings to trees in the mountains near Cloudcroft, recently. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Police Blotter: Thieves take copper pipes, tubing

    December 25, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were called to C. Reading Plumbing, 217 E. McGaffey St., Friday, where subjects cut through to a storage room and removed $1,748 worth of copper pipe and tubing. Criminal damage •Police responded to a call from the 500 block of East Wyoming Avenue,...

  • Opal L. Wiley

    December 25, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A graveside service will be held for Opal Wiley, 96, of Roswell, at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Memory Lawn Cemetery with Herb Gage Vista Care Hospice Chaplain officiating. Opal passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. Opal was born Sept. 19, 1916, in...

  • Jack Klugman dies in Los Angeles

    December 25, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this June 15, 2008 file photo, Jack Klugman arrives at the 62nd annual Tony Awards in New York. Klugman, who made an art of gruffness in TV’s “The Odd Couple” and “Quincy, M.E.,” has died at the age of 90. (AP...

  • Art Van giving 150 mattress sets to firefighters

    December 25, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Detroit firefighter Kenneth Enoex, left prepares to carry a mattress as Art Van employee Jeremy Stabryla helps at right, Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Engine 50 Ladder 23 on Detroit’s east side. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Mandi Wright) DETROIT (AP) — A...

  • Robert Frost’s Christmas cards collected in NH

    December 25, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo provided by Dartmouth College, one of Robert Frost’s Christmas cards is seen. Famed poet Frost once waited until July to send his Christmas cards. (AP Photo/Dartmouth College) HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Take heart, holiday procrastinators:...

  • In bite-sized roles, Gandolfini ubiquitous again

    December 25, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This publicity film image released by Paramount Vantage shows James Gandolfini, as Pat, in a scene from the film “Not Fade Away.” In the five years since “The Sopranos” ended, Gandolfini has eschewed the spotlight, instead...

  • Thousands sign US petition to deport Piers Morgan

    December 25, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 20, 2011 file photo, Piers Morgan, host of CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight,” leaves the CNN building in Los Angeles. More than 31,400 people have signed a petition calling for British CNN host Piers Morgan to be...

  • ‘Parental Guidance’ unites Crystal, Midler

    December 25, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 photo, Billy Crystal, left, and Bette Midler, cast members in the film “Parental Guidance,” pose together for a portrait at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Los Angeles. Longtime friends Crystal and Midler finally share...

  • Review: Parental Guidance tolerable if uninspired

    December 25, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity photo released by Twentieth Century Fox and Walden Media shows Billy Crystal, right, as Artie who reacts to his grandson, Kyle Harrison Breitkopf, center, Barker’s water-rifle shenanigans while Marisa Tomei, left, as the mother...