Archive for October 3rd, 2013

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    Closure of BLM looms over county

    October 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    A drawn out battle in Congress, that has now turned its focus to the Oct. 17 debt limit deadline, could impact the region’s oil and gas industry and some local workers. The federal closure of the Bureau of Land Management’s local office has already halted...

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    Fair fun

    October 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Children get a thrill while riding the Jumpin’ Star at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    Water main break causes school closures

    October 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Berrendo Elementary School was one of four schools closed Thursday, following a water main break, Wednesday night, in the Berrendo Water Co-Op system. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Four schools were closed Thursday after a water main burst in the Berrendo Co-Op...

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    Make-A-Wish grants teen photo shoot with Seventeen Magazine

    October 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Friends and family celebrate the granting of Taylor Nunez’s wish to model for Seventeen Magazine. From left: Hanan Galassini, Joe Vargas, Taylor and her parents, Dee Ann and Steve. (Tess Townsend Photo) “They treated her and they treated us like...

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    Winn wins market lamb show

    October 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Laura Winn, 14, of Moriarty, stands with her grand champion lamb Wednesday. (Tess Townsend Photo) Winn won Wednesday at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair market lamb show. Laura Winn, 14, of Moriarty, said it felt “awesome” that her 149-pound Black Face...

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    Cosper receives Supreme Breeding Heifer award

    October 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Supreme Breeding Heifer winner, Derek Cosper, 17, poses with his prize heifer Zaylee at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair Thursday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Not all that glitters is gold and vice versa: Sometimes gold doesn’t actually glitter. In this case,...

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    October 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Vancil “Vance” Ray Fowler, 88, who passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at home. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Cuban, gov’t lawyer spar at insider-trading trial

    October 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

    Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball team owner and business man Mark Cuban stops to chat as he walks out of the federal courthouse during a break in testimony during his insider trading trial, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, in Dallas. Jurors heard a second day of...