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Archive for September 25th, 2013

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    Raising the flag

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ruben Guerra, left, and Oscar Marcus of Grady Henly Decorators out of Lubbock, raise one of 170 flags along the perimeter of the fairgrounds, readying for next week’s Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Community welcomes new ILEA class

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lt. Britt Snyder, right, of the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, welcomes one of the new students from Session 12 of the International Law Enforcement Academy Wednesday during a reception at the Spring River Park and Zoo. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) New...

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    Literacy Council helps students with reading, math skills

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies that receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign.  Dictionaries may provide the gift of words, but reading is the...

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    Leprino to offer plant tours during festival

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Technical Training Supervisor Alisa Kennedy looks into one of 16 vats that separates curds from whey at Roswell’s Leprino Foods Cheese Plant. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Cheese. We use it for so many things: pizza, pasta, Hot Pockets. But where does it actually...

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    Humane Society to hold town yard sale

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Krystal Smith of the Roswell Humane Society holds puppies that are up for adoption. The Humane Society will hold a community yard sale Saturday at the field next to the Wool Bowl starting at 6 a.m. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Lamps, couches, tables, pots and pans...

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    Health organizations to be present at festival

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    La Casa Family Healthcare will be providing information about the Affordable Care Act at the Chile Cheese Festival Friday from 12 to 5 p.m. They will be providing information in English and Spanish about how to sign up for health care through the New Mexico...

  • Chasity Marie “Baby Girl” Pena

    September 25, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Chasity Marie “Baby Girl” Pena, 22, of Roswell at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 26, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be at 11a.m. Friday, September 27, 2013, at Christ’s Church, 2200 N....

  • Marvin Gaye III pleads for kidney donation

    September 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 4, 1984 file photo, Marvin Gaye III escorts his mother Anna Gordy Gaye to the public visitation of the late Marvin Gaye Jr.’s body, at Forrest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles. Gaye III, the son of the late singer, is...

  • De Niro takes over Gandolfini miniseries role

    September 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 27, 2013 file photo, actor Robert De Niro attends “The King of Comedy” screening in New York. HBO said Wednesday, Sept. 25, that De Niro will replace the late James Gandolfini in the miniseries “Criminal...

  • Nelson pulls out of festival with shoulder injury

    September 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 21, 2013 file photo shows Willie Nelson performing during the Farm Aid 2013 concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Nelson has been forced to pull out of the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival and...