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Archive for October 15th, 2013

  • On the edge: House shutdown plan fails; now Senate

    October 15, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., head of the Republican Conference, left, squeezes past Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., the top Democrat on the House Rules Committee, at the end of the night after a planned vote in the House of Representatives collapsed,...

  • Death toll in Philippines quake reaches 110

    October 15, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE- This is a January 2011 file photo of the facade of Basilica de Sto. Nino (Basilica of the Holy Child) with its towering bell tower in Cebu city in central Philippines. On Tuesday Oct. 15, 2013 a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Cebu city toppling the...

  • Rohingya kids in Myanmar: hard labor, bleak lives

    October 15, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Sept. 14, 2013 photo, a girl carries water jars as Muslim children stand close to a common water-well at May Maing village in Maungdaw, Rakhine state, Myanmar. In this corner of Myanmar tens of thousands of Rohingya children born out of wedlock are...

  • Police Blotter: Dented Buick will cost $300 to repair

    October 15, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Criminal damage • The Roswell Police Department was called to the 300 block of East Hervey Drive, Monday. The victim reported a dent in the rear quarter panel of 2012 Buick. Repair costs were assessed at $300. • The police responded to unknown trouble in...

  • Lorraine Nyale Ackroyd

    October 15, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Lorraine Nyale Ackroyd passed away on October 14, 2013, at Casa Maria Healthcare Center. She was born on February 6, 1923, in Beaver Creek, Minnesota. She was the oldest of six children born to Leonard and Verdi (Newberg) Ormseth. When Lorraine graduated from...

  • Vancil Ray Fowler

    October 15, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A celebration of life ceremony will be held for Vancil Ray Fowler, on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Grace Community Church. Roswell Veterans Honor Guard will conduct military services. Vance, 88, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2013. He was...

  • Jesus Chavez

    October 15, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Jesus Chavez, 58, of Hagerman, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at St. John’s Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Thursday, October 17, 2013, at St. John’s Catholic Church with Fr. Moreno...

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    Biofuel plant set to break ground

    October 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    AG Power’s plant that will convert dairy waste into biogas at Prices Lane and Tumbleweed Road will break ground Friday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) A power company will break ground Friday on a plant that will start turning Chaves County dairy manure into...

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    Day care helps tots and parents alike

    October 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Working Mothers Day Care has a special room for infants, with age-appropriate toys. These two young scholars are learning the fine art of rolling over and sitting up. (Jessica Palmer Photo) This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies...

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    Waldman to discuss Obamacare today

    October 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Republican Women will host a national and state expert on the health care industry to speak on Obamacare today at its regular meeting Wednesday. The luncheon meeting is open to the public, and anyone interested in learning more about the new...