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Archive for July, 2013

  • Prosecutor: Kidnapped Ohio women kept diaries

    July 31, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty listens to court proceedings in the plea agreement of Ariel Castro, Friday, July 26, 2013, in Cleveland. Castro, who imprisoned three women in his home, subjecting them to a decade of rapes and beatings, pleaded...

  • Origin of salad-linked outbreak remains a mystery

    July 31, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a photomicrograph of a fresh stool sample, which had been prepared using a 10% formalin solution, and stained with modified acid-fast stain, reveals the presence of four Cyclospora...

  • House approves lower rates on student loans

    July 31, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 17, 2013 file photo, House Education Committee Chairman Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., left, followed by House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif., walks to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington. A deal that gives college...

  • Around Town: RHS, GHS have ‘Transition Day’

    July 31, 2013 • VistasComments Off

    Transition Day All Goddard High School and Roswell High School freshmen are invited to attend the R.I.S.D./GEAR UP Transition Day on Monday, Aug. 5. The day’s activities will start at 8 a.m. This special back-to-school event will help ninth graders become...

  • Creativity takes flight at Kids Kollege

    July 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Daniel Ivey (left), 11, sits with instructor Tom Day, Tuesday afternoon, learning how to launch his own handmade rocket at ENMU-R’s Kids Kollege. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) “Three! Two! One! Blastoff!” The kids’ voices rang loud and clear out at Eastern...

  • Board opposes prairie dog relocation

    July 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Commissioners want no part of a federal plan to relocate an unwanted population of prairie dogs currently burrowing holes across Clovis. As a result, the commission will hold a public hearing Thursday, Aug. 15, on an ordinance that would...

  • Vaz wins grand champ in swine with ‘Daisy Mae’

    July 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    “Daisy Mae” was a bit tuckered out by Tuesday afternoon but she was still full of personality as she chewed on her owner’s plastic shoe. The Hampshire swine had, after all, performed four times in the judge’s circle as Brennan Vaz led her around...

  • Trujillo takes two titles in goat meat competition

    July 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The tribe was rambunctious. One individual was especially alert, showing off his powerful back legs and the big rack in his loan. Ultimately, these stunts and defined muscle won the 5-month-old Wether, or male goat, the championship at Chaves County 4-H and...

  • Police Blotter: Gun, jewelry and coins stolen from home

    July 30, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary • Police responded to the same address in the 3000 block of North Garden Avenue twice over the weekend, as the result of two separate instances of breaking and entry. The first incident was reported on Saturday where subjects pried a door open to...

  • Maria “Nellie” Manuelita Brady

    July 30, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Nellie Brady, 89, who passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Mission Arch Care Center surrounded by her family. Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 3,...