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Archive for February 15th, 2014

  • Orchard-burn

    Smoke in the orchard

    February 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Smoke obscures pecan trees as workers burn leaves and debris, cleaning up the orchard, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    March of Dimes to hold kickoff for annual fundraiser

    February 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The March of Dimes will hold a free kickoff lunch 12 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, for those interested in registering for the annual March for Babies. The luncheon will be hosted by Pioneer Bank, 3000 N. Main Street. This year’s march will take place on April 12,...

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    Army vet returns home, starts new career

    February 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Swickard When Derek Swickard was a young soldier, his supervising corporal told him to always remember where he was, where he came from and where he was going. “Life isn’t going to hand you things. You have to get after it and go for it,” Swickard said....

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    A gift of goodies

    February 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Federated Republican Women recently brought a little sweetness to the residences of the Assurance Home. Pictured from left to right, Teresa Barncastle, Alice Eppers and Joan Boue deliver cupcakes and ice cream for Valentine’s Day....

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    RSO to present ‘Charming Tchaikovsky’

    February 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Symphony Orchestra will captivate the audiences of Roswell with “Charming Tchaikovsky.” The concert will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, at Pearson Auditorium, located on New Mexico Military Institute’s campus. The Symphony will open the doors...

  • NBC producer’s job is to create moments

    February 15, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Russia’s Olga Graf competes in the women’s 3,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — At 3:30 a.m....

  • Wellies maker Hunter makes a splash at London show

    February 15, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A model wears a design created by Hunter Original during London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014, at Ambika Gallery in central London, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) LONDON (AP) — Watch out: The humble rubber rain boot has arrived...

  • Diao Yinan’s ‘Black Coal, Thin Ice’ wins in Berlin

    February 15, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick shows the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize, he accepted on behalf of director Wes Anderson for the movie The Grand Budapest Hotel during the awarding ceremony at the International Film Festival Berlinale in Berlin, Saturday,...

  • De La Soul give away catalog _ for 25 hours

    February 15, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 18, 2012 file photo, Posdnuos, left, and Dave of the hip hop group De La Soul, perform at the Sunset Strip Music Festival in West Hollywood, Calif. De La Soul is giving fans quite the Valentine’s Day gift _ a free download of...

  • LA crews aim for largest continuous concrete pour

    February 15, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Crews pour concrete to lay the foundation for the New Wilshire Grand building in a record attempt for the largest continuous concrete pour in history, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in downtown Los Angeles. The marathon pour is expected to last 20 hours without...