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Archive for June 14th, 2013

  • Locally owned metal wholesaler opens

    June 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    My Metal Wholesale Supply, a new, family-owned wholesale supply retail store, held its grand opening Friday morning. Owner James Bostwick, (pictured, second from left) raised in Melrose, farmed most of his life until he started the business seven years ago in...

  • Volunteers needed for Father’s Day basket giveaway

    June 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Community Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers to help put together gift baskets for the annual Father’s Day Special Food Basket Giveaway. Program coordinator Johnny Gonzales said some 150-200 elderly and younger fathers will be gifted the...

  • Police Blotter: Police find bullet holes in car

    June 14, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Shots fired Police responded to the 100 block of East Fifth Street, Thursday. The officer located two bullet holes in the vehicle. The victim refused to prosecute. Burglary •Police were called to the Western Inn, 2331 N. Main St., Thursday, after subjects...

  • Parents arrested for child abuse

    June 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office arrested Charity Calvert-Romero, 32, and Edward Romero, 63, around 1 p.m. on Friday. The couple are charged with abandonment or abuse of a child and obstructing of reporting or investigation of child abuse or neglect....

  • Faggion helps others achieve independence

    June 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chris Faggion, in-house trainer and instructor for the Health Matters Program at Tobosa Developmental Services, works to repair lives and build community bridges. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) Chris Faggion used to want to repair cars as an auto mechanic. Now she...

  • Wave ‘em high

    June 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest act as the color guard during a Flag Day celebration at La Villa Assisted Living, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Investor in Grand Canyon Skywalk dies at 51

    June 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This March 20, 2007 file photo shows people walking on the Skywalk during the First Walk event at the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation at Grand Canyon West, Ariz. David Jin the Chinese tour operator and Las Vegas businessman and...

  • Calif. Legislature passes $96.3B Democratic budget

    June 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT NAME OF CITY FROM SANTA CLARA TO SANTA CLARITA – As the Assembly debated the state budget, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, looks over some papers at the Capitol in Friday, June 14, 2013 in Sacramento, Calif. By a 54-25...

  • Ariz. gov distances herself from ‘Obamacare’

    June 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo provided by by Ariz. Rep. Jeff Dial, Gov. Jan Brewer signs a proclamation calling the Legislature into special session, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Phoenix. Brewer acted after weeks of House delays in considering the state budget and her Medicaid...

  • Scouts moved in Philmont due to new NM wildfire

    June 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CIMARRON, N.M. (AP) — A wildfire in northern New Mexico has prompted about 100 Boy Scouts to relocate to another camping area within the Philmont Scout Ranch as a precaution. State Forestry officials say the Whites Peak Fire has charred between 900 and...