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Archive for December 27th, 2013

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    Dunn declares run for land commissioner

    December 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (2)

    Rancher Aubrey Dunn, center, chairman of the Chaves County Soil and Water District, has announced his candidacy for New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands. (Courtesy Photo) Chairman of the Chaves County Soil and Water Conservation District Aubrey Dunn...

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    Robbers steal family’s savings

    December 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (2)

    One Dexter woman did not expect what fate threw her way after she watched her husband, Edwin Adams, die on Dec. 21 in Mesilla Valley Hospital. That night, Beth Adams became stranded in Cloudcroft at her daughter’s house because of snow. She phoned a family...

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    Chaves County prints new marriage licenses after ruling

    December 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Clerk Dave Kunko holds the newly changed Chaves County marriage certificates his office received Thursday. Changes were made to remove references to “man and wife” and replace them with “spouse” after the state Supreme Court decided gay marriage was...

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    Saint Andrew’s hosting Breakfast

    December 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Free food? Free shots? Free blood pressure check? Saint Andrew’s has it all, this weekend. Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church at 505 North Pennsylvania Ave. will hold a free community breakfast today from 7:30-10 a.m. Free blood pressure checks and free flu...

  • Police Blotter: Shoplifters hit Albertsons, Kmart

    December 27, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Residential burglary Officers were dispatched around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday to reports of a residential burglary with forced entry on the 300 block of West Alameda Street. The total loss of goods was valued at $3,575. A $1,500 leather couch, $1,500 55-inch TV,...

  • Steve Silva

    December 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Steve Silva, 74, of Las Cruces, NM, passed away Tuesday December 24, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. Steve was born on August 3, 1939, in Tornillo, Texas, to Gomesindo and Ellizabeth V. Silva. Steve was a trucker for 40 years. He was known as...

  • A&E reverses decision on ‘Duck Dynasty’ patriarch

    December 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image released by A&E shows Phil Robertson, flanked by his sons Jase Robertson, left, and Willie Robertson from the popular series “Duck Dynasty.” Phil Robertson was suspended for disparaging comments he made to GQ magazine about...

  • Britney Spears begins long-term Las Vegas gig

    December 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 3, 2013 file photo shows singer Britney Spears speaking to the crowd after arriving at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino before the debut of her Las Vegas residency “Britney: Piece of Me” in Las Vegas. Spears begins her...

  • As new film meccas flourish, artists become nomads

    December 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 Raffael Dickreuter, a 32-year-old freelance pre-visualization artist who was born in Switzerland, poses at his workstation in West Hollywood, Calif. studio. Even as new filmmaking centers help spread Hollywood’s...

  • Hollywood struggles against new film meccas

    December 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This undated file film publicity image originally released by 20th Century Fox shows the characters Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, right, and Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington, in a scene from “Avatar.” Director James Cameron announced...