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  • Josefina Rodarte Devora

    December 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mrs. Josefina Rodarte Devora was born in Jerez, Zacatecas, Mexico, on Aug. 16, 1913, to Manuel and Concepcion Rodarte. She passed away peacefully at home after a short illness on Dec. 26, 2013, in Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico. She was 100 years old. She was...

  • Grover D. Norris

    December 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial service for Grover D. Norris, 76, of Roswell, will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Church of Christ, 1500 E. Elm St., with Brother John Cannon officiating. Grover passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Grover was born Dec. 24, 1937, in...

  • Dell Vick

    December 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at First United Methodist Church for Dell Vick, 95, of Roswell, who passed away on Dec. 29, 2013, at her residence. Rev. Dr. Doug Mills will officiate. Dell was born on Nov. 29, 1918, in...

  • Allene Mann Goldman

    December 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Allene Mann Goldman, born Feb. 19, 1937, in Roswell, died unexpectedly Dec. 20, 2014, in Dallas, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas T. and Allene Ballard Mann. She is survived by her daughter Emily Lookadoo and husband Justin of McKinney,...

  • Kenneth Everett Thompson Jr.

    December 30, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Kenneth Everett Thompson Jr. passed away on Dec. 27, 2013, in the home he shared with his wife of 60 years, Marian Martha Thompson, nee Kimmel. Ken was a devoted husband, father and grandfather, and was renowned for his generosity of spirit, his philanthropic...

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    What happens when you let Farmers® insure everything that’s important to you?

    December 30, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

    Gina Dwyer (left) and Mica Nevarez invite everyone to come in for a free quote on their homeowners, auto, life, and business insurance. The Gina Dwyer Farmers Insurance Agency is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Mon. thru Fri. (Saturdays by appointment.)...

  • Roberts thanks girlfriend following rare illness

    December 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

    File-This Feb. 24, 2013 file photo shows broadcaster Robin Roberts arriving at the 85th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Roberts thanked her longtime girlfriend, Amber Laign, in a year-end post published on the ABC News anchor’s Facebook...

  • Carly Rae Jepsen heads to Broadway next year

    December 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

    File-This photo taken April 19, 2012 shows Canadian singer, Carly Rae Jepsen, posing for photographs following an APTN interview at the Landmark Hotel, London. Jepsen has been called by Broadway. Producers of “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s...

  • Polish composer Wojciech Kilar dies, aged 81

    December 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

    FILE – In this May 6, 2011 file photo Polish pianist and composer Wojciech Kilar is pictured in Katowice, Poland. Kilar, who wrote classical music works and scores for many films, including Roman Polanski’s Oscar-winning “The Pianist”...

  • Defined by critics, big ag restarts conversation

    December 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

    This photo taken Oct. 16, 2013 shows Larry Hasheider walking along one of his corn fields on his farm in Okawville, Ill. Hasheider grows soybeans, wheat and alfalfa on the farm, nestled in the heart of Illinois corn country where he also has 130 dairy cows,...