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Archive for January 29th, 2013

  • Blowin’ up cold

    January 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    High, chilly winds create a mini-sandstorm near the Wool Bowl, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Pearce welcomes Eric Espinoza to staff

    January 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Wounded Warrior fellow Eric Espinoza in his new office, Tuesday, at Executive West Office Plaza. (Noah Vernau Photo) Congressman Steve Pearce, R-N.M., welcomed Eric Espinoza to his congressional staff Tuesday as a fellow under the Wounded Warrior Fellowship...

  • House committee tables driver’s license bill

    January 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The House Labor and Human Resources committee voted 5-4 Tuesday to table a bill that would repeal the New Mexico law that allows driver’s licenses to be issued to undocumented immigrants. Rep. Paul Pacheco, R-Albuquerque, sponsor of House Bill 132, said the...

  • Hobbs trial begins

    January 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The first day of New Mexico vs Gregory Hobbs began, Tuesday, as the Archuleta family relived the night of June 15, 2012, when they saw two family members shot. Hobbs is on trial for the possible homicide of Ruben Archuleta Sr. The shooting occurred in the 300...

  • Leprino Foods plans $10 million upgrade

    January 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Leprino Foods plant is in the early stages of a multi-million dollar equipment upgrade in its processing department. The upgrades are intended to “diversify and grow various product lines” and will likely result in five to 10 more jobs at the...

  • Virginia Lee Pinching

    January 29, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for Virginia Lee Pinching (Miss Kitty) on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at 2 p.m., at South Park Cemetery, with the Rev. Randy Reeves officiating. Born in Harlan, Ky., on April 17, 1926, she passed in Las Cruces, on Jan. 20, 2013....

  • Kenneth Baker

    January 29, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at the Baker Family Farm, 6225 S. Baker Road, for Kenneth Baker, 75, who passed away on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Houston. The Rev. Danny Sons of Midway Assembly of God Church will officiate....

  • George Didlake

    January 29, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, for George Howard Didlake, at Grace Presbyterian Church in Vista, Calif., at 1 p.m. George was born to Tom and Mary Didlake, of East Grand Plains, Roswell, N.M., on Feb. 22, 1927. He was preceded in death...

  • Linda Nell Foster

    January 29, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Ballard Chapel for Linda Nell Foster, 63, who passed away Jan. 28, 2013, at Mission Arch Care Center. Mickey Lavato will be officiating with burial to follow at Hagerman Cemetery. Linda was...

  • Oscar hits the road to visit more than 10 cities

    January 29, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2012 file photo, an Oscar statue is seen on the red carpet before the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says the golden statuette will visit at least 10 cities as part of its...