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Archive for January 26th, 2014

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    Arapahoe High group encourages Berrendo students to ‘find joy’

    January 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Visitors file into Pearson Auditorium for the Stand Together, Heal as One program as students from Arapahoe High School in Colorado paid a visit to console students from Berrendo Middle School, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) A group of students from Arapahoe...

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    Marita De La Pena: The Deadly Tarantula Girl of Roswell

    January 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courtesy Photo Don’t be surprised if you recognize her — she’s a woman of many hats. Roswell resident Marita De La Pena belly dances. She keeps snakes. Sometimes, she belly dances with snakes. She teaches special education at Sierra Middle School. She...

  • Lora Carpenter

    January 26, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Christ’s Church for Lora Carpenter, 50, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 24, 2014. Mike Joy will officiate. Lora Lee Carpenter was born on Jan. 27, 1963, in Roswell, to Harold Krantz...

  • James Lon Beatty

    January 26, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    James Lon Beatty was born in Portales, on July 15, 1917, and passed away on Jan. 24, 2014. Jim was the third child of Leonedes and Myrtle Beatty. He graduated from high school in Ashland, Ore., and immediately enlisted in the Army in 1935. He was transferred...

  • Jeffery Scott Parker “Grandad”

    January 26, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jeffery Scott Parker, 54, passed on Jan. 13, 2014, after a brief illness. Jeff was born on Dec. 11, 1959, at Offutt Air Base in Omaha, Neb. His early years were spent in Japan, Thailand, Virginia, Louisiana, Iowa and California, prior to the family being...

  • Helen Vivian Keohane

    January 26, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Helen Vivian Keohane, 97, went to be with her Lord and her Savior, Jesus Christ, on Jan. 23, 2014. Helen was born in Kansas City, Mo. to William and Helen (Watson) Putthoff. She was preceded in death by her parents; dear brothers: William and Ernest; and her...

  • Mabel Butts

    January 26, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church of Dexter, for Mabel Butts, 89, who passed away on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Rev. Stephen Deutsch of First Presbyterian...

  • Charldean Talnack

    January 26, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Charldean Talnack, 91, passed away Nov. 19, 2013. Preceded in death by her husband, John J. Talnack, who died April 1, 2001. She is survived by her four daughters: Karen, Alice, Marie and Michelle. Her oldest daughter, Karen, has a son, Dan, and a daughter,...

  • Dempsey confirms extension with ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

    January 26, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Driver Patrick Dempsey laughs with other drivers in the Fanzone area during an autograph session prior to the start of the IMSA Series Rolex 24 hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/John...

  • Jay Z’s Roc Nation holds court at private mansion

    January 26, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Rihanna arrives at the Roc Nation 2014 Pre-Grammy Brunch Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — If there is a lesson to take away from attending Jay Z’s...