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Archive for March 17th, 2013

  • Bills seek end to farm animal abuse videos

    March 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

    FILE – In this April 22, 2010 image from video provided by the United States Humane Society, a Hallmark Meat Packing slaughter plant worker is shown attempting to force a “downed” cow onto its feet by ramming it with the blades of a forklift...

  • Colleges track former students to boost degrees

    March 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

    In this March 30, 2012 photo Allison Mitchell draws blood from Dwight Beeson at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Columbia, Mo. Mitchell is one of nearly 300 Columbia College students who earned two-year associate degrees after the school...

  • 2 killed when jet crashes in Indiana neighborhood

    March 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

    South Bend police and fire officials examine the scene of a plane crash near the South Bend Regional Airport Sunday March 17, 2013 in South Bend, Ind. The private jet apparently experiencing mechanical trouble crashed in a northern Indiana neighborhood,...

  • College mourns pregnant Pa. coach killed in crash

    March 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

    A lacrosse goal serves as a memorial for Seton Hill University’s women’s lacrosse coach Kristina Quigley on the school’s Greensburg, Pa. campus, Sunday, March 17, 2013. Coach Quigley and the tour bus driver were killed when a tour bus...

  • Adult Center holds annual cycle, hobby show

    March 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Visitors young and old attend the Roswell Adult Center Hobby and Motorcycle Show, Saturday. Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon was one of seven first-place winners Saturday at the 12th annual Spring Motorcycle Show, as more than 200 people selected his more than...

  • New Mexico seniors play around on NMMI campus

    March 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Competition was fierce during basketball games at the New Mexico Senior Olympics Senior Play Day at the New Mexico Military Institute Godfrey Center, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Senior competitors traveled from all over New Mexico to compete Saturday at New...

  • 8 one-eyed, one-horned flying purple bicycles

    March 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From Left: Roswell Refuge officials Al Wilson, Karen Griffo and Michelle Royer with purple fundraiser bikes. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Purple bikes are expected to secretly begin rolling into yards across Roswell Monday, as residents wake up to the special...

  • Marian B. Smith

    March 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    ELDON, Mo. — Marian B. (Kelley) Smith, 86, of Roswell, N.M., died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Villa Marie Nursing Home in Jefferson City. She was born May 17, 1926, in Kansas City, to Edward and Ethel (Wohlfahrt) Kelley. Marian was preceded in death by...

  • Rosa Lewis

    March 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Rosa Evedine (York) Lewis was born to Emmitt and Pearl York (both whom became ministers), on April 17, 1927, in Terry County, near Brownfield, Texas. She was the first child in a family of seven daughters and one son. She made the transition from this life...

  • John William English

    March 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    THORNTON, Colo. — On March 8, 2013, John William English passed away peacefully at his home in Thornton, after a two-year battle with brain cancer. John was born Feb. 17, 1958, to Joseph and Barbara English. He grew up in Roswell, N.M., and graduated from...