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Archive for January 30th, 2013

  • Emergency response drill at NMMI

    January 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    NMMI Cadets and staff evacuate the campus during a gas leak drill in coordination with first responders, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) New Mexico Military Institute evacuated its campus Wednesday during a drill to test its emergency response. In...

  • BLM recognizes volunteers for exemplary service in 2012

    January 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner Chris Brown, right, hands out awards to EcoServants volunteers during a ceremony held Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Bureau of Land Management’s Roswell Field Office recognized several of its volunteers Wednesday for their...

  • RISD reviews HS grad rates

    January 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Independent School District is in the process of reviewing high school graduation percentages to submit to the Public Education Department to ensure accuracy, said Superintendent Tom Burris. Last week, Gov. Susana Martinez announced that,...

  • Augusteen Cates

    January 30, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services have been set for Augusteen Elizabeth Cates, 96, of Roswell, who passed away Jan. 30, 2013. Services are scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at 11 a.m., at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Memorial Lawn Memorial...

  • Michael Carter

    January 30, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services will be held for Mickey Carter, 70, of Hagerman, at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel, with Brett Shangraw officiating. Interment will be in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. He went home on Tuesday, Jan....

  • Tony Scott’s agents seek $1m in unpaid fees

    January 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 26, 2010 file photo, director Tony Scott arrives at the premiere of “Unstoppable” in Los Angeles. Creative Artists Agency filed a $1 million claim against Scott’s estate on Jan. 28, 2013, for commissions owed for...

  • Patty Andrews of Andrews Sisters dead at 94

    January 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This 1947 publicity photo shows the pop vocal trio, The Andrews Sisters, from left, Maxine Andrews, Patty Andrews, and LaVerne Andrews. Patty Andrews, the last survivor of the three singing Andrews sisters, has died in Los Angeles at age 94....

  • Review: Examining anger, empathy in ‘All The Rage’

    January 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This theater image released by Richard Kornberg & Associates shows Martin Moran during a performance of “All the Rage,” in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Kornberg & Associates, Joan Marcus) NEW YORK (AP) — In the opening of Martin...

  • Schwarzenegger lauds Austria’s environment record

    January 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann, right, welcomes American actor and former Californian Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, left, at the federal chancellery in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak) VIENNA (AP) — Arnold...

  • The Worm Turns: Rodman writes book for children

    January 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 28, 1997, file photo, former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman waves to his fans as he arrives at a Tokyo publishing house to promote his autobiography “Walk on the Wild Side.” Rodman, one of basketball’s most...