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Archive for January 1st, 2014

  • Gary Bear

    January 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held at the family home for Gary Bear, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at 1 p.m., to celebrate Gary’s life. Gary passed away in Albuquerque, after a brief illness. Gary was born in Los Angeles, Dec. 11, 1965, to Theodore and Frances Bear....

  • Kevin S. “Kevo” Avery

    January 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Kevin S. “Kevo” Avery, 37, of Roswell, who passed away on Dec. 28, 2013. Jeffery Story will officiate. Kevin was born on Dec. 30, 1975, in Okinawa, Japan, to...

  • MSNBC host apologizes for jokes about Romney baby

    January 1, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This March 15, 2013 file photo shows former Massachusetts Gov., and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md. MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is...

  • School of Seven Bells co-founder Curtis dies

    January 1, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 13, 2006 file photo, Benjamin Curtis with the band Secret Machines performs at a launch party for Microsoft’s new music player Zune at Westlake Park in downtown Seattle. Curtis, guitarist and co-founder of the popular...

  • ‘Murder, She Wrote’ star Angela Lansbury honored

    January 1, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    CORRECT THAT PRINVE GEORGE IS THE QUEEN’S GREAT GRANDSON FILE – This is a July 16, 2009 file photo of Dr. Marcus Setchell and the Countess of Wessex . It was announcement Tuesday Dec. 31, 2013 that Setchell the queen’s gynecologist, who...

  • Early Lagerfeld designs up for auction in Florida

    January 1, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 photo, one of the few signed drawings that Karl Lagerfeld did, hang on the wall of the Modern Auction house in West Palm Beach, Fla. Most in-house designers are not allowed to sign their work. A 50-year-old archive of some of...

  • A beloved singer dragged into Lebanon’s divisions

    January 1, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 file photo, Lebanon’s diva Fairouz, one of the Arab world’s most popular singers performs during a concert in the coastal town of Jounieh, Lebanon. Through decades of conflict, there has been one thing all Lebanese...

  • Former ‘Sopranos’ actor Brancato gets parole

    January 1, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Aug. 2, 2013 photo provided by the New York State Department of Correctional Services shows Lillo Brancato Jr. The former “Sopranos” actor convicted for his real-life role in the slaying of an off-duty police officer during a botched break-in...

  • Netflix tests new price tiers for video service

    January 1, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, file photo, a movie selected from among Netflix’s “Watch Instantly” titles begins to download on a home computer screen in New York. Netflix is testing new price plans for streaming video as it...

  • More cars and coffee on Seinfeld’s Web talk show

    January 1, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by Crackle shows comedians Louis C.K., left, and Jerry Seinfeld in a scene from Seinfeld’s new web series talk show “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” The series launched on the Crackle digital network in 2012, and its...