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Archive for January 27th, 2013

  • Dick Van Dyke honored for lifetime achievement

    January 27, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    Actor Dick Van Dyke poses backstage with his life achievement award at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — He’s acted,...

  • Bangladesh probing if factory’s 1 exit was locked

    January 27, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Bangladeshi garment worker Laiju stands inside the damaged Smart Export Garment Ltd. factory where a fire Saturday claimed the lives of seven of her female colleagues in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. Bangladesh’s government has ordered an...

  • Fragile economy, other global woes dominated Davos

    January 27, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Participants listen a panel session in the Congress Hall the last day of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Keystone/Laurent Gillieron) DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The fragile...

  • Myra Sandles

    January 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mrs. Myra Sandles, 85, a long-term Roswell resident, passed away on Jan. 26, 2013, at her home. She is survived by her five children, L.T. Sandles Jr. and (wife) Diane, of Alexandria, Va.; Claressa Sandles, of Roswell; Henry Sandles and (wife) Diana, of...

  • Glenn D. Cook

    January 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Glenn Dale Cook passed away at Mission Arch Care Center on Jan. 24, 2013, after a very short illness. Glenn was cremated pursuant to his wishes. His ashes will be interred at a private family service at a later date. A memorial service will be held on...

  • Thin mints dethrone Oreos! Stock up now

    January 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    What can a girl do? How about dethrone the Oreo as America’s favorite cookie, and replace it with the Girl Scouts thin mint? “We beat the Oreo cookie,” said Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest team leader Rebecca Taylor with just a hint of reasonable...

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters resolves for 100 ‘bigs’ in 100 days

    January 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    While the determination behind many people’s New Year’s resolutions is slowly waning, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico is about to undertake its most ambitious resolution yet. The agency’s resolution: to find suitable adult role...

  • Mill levy on ballot

    January 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    During the school district election Feb. 5., voters will consider a question to re-approve the two mill tax levy that provides funding for maintaining, building and improving Roswell Independent School District property. The Public School Capital Improvements...

  • Chong offers take on tokes at Friday performance

    January 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Tommy Chong wraps up his stand-up routine by performing “Up in Smoke” at the Civic Center, Friday evening.(Mark Wilson Photo) Cheech & Chong actor Tommy Chong entertained hundreds of fans Saturday night with his Up in Smoke comedy show, which brought...

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    January 27, 2013 • CartoonsComments Off

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