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Archive for May 14th, 2013

  • Paulita Lopez

    May 14, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Paulita G. Lopez, 82, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at her home. She was born April 12, 1931, in Yeso to the home of Jose Maria and Dolores (Maes) Garcia. Paulita was reared and attended schools in Yeso. She married Jose Alberto Lopez on Nov. 3,...

  • Apologetic Hawaii mechanic to buy new copter, car

    May 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Authorities talk to Julia Link who was piloting the small helicopter that crashed in downtown Honolulu Wednesday, May 8, 2013, The helicopter crashed near the intersection of Fort Street and Beretania Street. The helicopter was on a photography flight when it...

  • Miquela R. Sanchez

    May 14, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2013, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, in Hagerman, for Miquela R. Sanchez, 69, who passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013, in Las Cruces. A Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2013. also at St....

  • Olen Featherstone II

    May 14, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Olen Frederic Featherstone II (Joe) was called from this world by his Lord and Savior at the age of 70 on May 14, 2013, from MD Anderson Medical Center in Houston. Joe was born in Artesia, on Oct. 27, 1942, to Olen and Martha (Sopp) Featherstone. During his...

  • Man dies after attempted robbery, carjacking

    May 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a man is dead after crashing a vehicle he had carjacked following an attempted robbery at a convenience store in Albuquerque’s North Valley. Bernalillo County sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Aaron Williamson...

  • Albuquerque police dog sniffs out planeload of pot

    May 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a pilot is facing felony charges after a drug-sniffing dog found a load of marijuana stashed on the man’s single-engine plane. Police and Homeland Security agents got a tip Monday that there was an...

  • NM, Arizona deputies share certification

    May 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LORDSBURG, N.M. (AP) — Deputies from New Mexico’s Hidalgo County and Arizona’s Cochise County are now certified to enforce laws in either county. A group of deputies from both sheriffs’ departments met Monday to get cross-certified....

  • Suspect in NM church stabbing attack indicted

    May 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 24-year-old man who authorities say stabbed three people at an Albuquerque Catholic church because he thought a choir leader was a Mason has been indicted on an attempted murder charge, the Bernalillo County attorney’s...

  • NM seeks court ruling on hunting license quotas

    May 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Game and Fish Department asked a federal court on Tuesday to lift a decades-old order preventing the agency from providing New Mexico residents with the majority of annual licenses to hunt bighorn sheep, ibex and oryx. The...

  • Farmington leads US in percentage of mobile homes

    May 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An unusual honor has been bestowed on northwestern New Mexico’s Farmington region, along with two metro areas in western Arizona: A new report shows they’re the mobile home capitals of the country. The U.S. Census Bureau...