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Archive for March 8th, 2014

  • A1-3-9-Spotlight-Ruiz

    Ruiz’s struggles helped him achieve success

    March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Tom Ruiz, of the “B and the Breakfast Club” radio morning talk show. Tom Ruiz, or “Tom A” as many know him, is rarely seen around town without his pocket microphone in hand. His voice is even more familiar to listeners across southeastern New Mexico...

  • At 50, landmark libel case relevant in digital age

    March 8, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 20, 2010 file photo shows musician Courtney Love in New York. Love hadn’t been born and tweeting was reserved for birds when The New York Times won a landmark libel case at the Supreme Court in 1964. But when a California jury...

  • For Obama, a last stab at improving ties with Hill

    March 8, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 25, 2013, file photo, Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., right, joined by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., left, answers questions during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. In late December, President Barack Obama’s new...

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    E-file search warrant program saves time

    March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Magistrate Court has started a program that allows the police to e-file search warrants. It learned of the system from smaller courts with only one magistrate court judge who must sign all paperwork. “As a former police officer, I’m very...

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    Eagles donate to Lions Hondo

    March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of the Pecos Valley Area 3187 Fraternal Order of the Eagles donated $11,265 to the Lions Hondo Field on Saturday for the construction of a batting cage and storage building. The storage building is under construction and will be a 12×24 metal...

  • 4 passengers’ IDs being checked on missing jet

    March 8, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Family members arrive at a hotel which is prepared for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing airplane, in Beijing, China, Sunday, March 9, 2014. Search teams across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 with...

  • Sixto G. Gurrola

    March 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 9 am, Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Sixto G. Gurrola, 85, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. Pastor Ismael Gurrola will be officiating. Burial will follow at South Park...

  • Benito C. (Hammerhead) Ortega

    March 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral mass for Benito C. Ortega, 60, of Roswell, NM, will be celebrated at 11:00 AM, Monday, March 10, 2014 at Our Lady of Grace in Artesia, NM. A rosary will precede at 10:00 AM also at Our Lady of Grace in Artesia, NM. Benito passed away Thursday, March...

  • Lois Margaret Schoen

    March 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Lois Margaret Schoen, age 89 of Roswell passed away peacefully on March 6, 2014 in Roswell. She was born “upstairs” in her dad’s general store in Vermillion, MN on June 26, 1924, the third of four daughters. After graduating from Hastings High School...

  • Beatrice (Bea) Vivian Graham

    March 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Beatrice (Bea) Vivian Graham was born February 8, 1915 to Hazen and Cecilia on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. She graduated from Flandreau Indian Boarding School when she was 18 and went on to attend Haskell Indian Vocational School...