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NMMI dumps Alumni Association

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Military Institute officially terminated its ties to its Alumni Association this week after the association failed to meet financial reporting standards, the school announced Friday. The termination ended a nearly 50-year partnership between the non-profit alumni group and NMMI. Alumni relations will continue after a transition period as NMMI...

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La Villa plants ‘Tony’

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Residents of Emeritus at La Villa watch as Maintenance Director Tony Gaustad, left, and Carlos Garcia plant a crabapple tree in the backyard of the facility, Friday morning. Gaustad said the tree replaces another one that uprooted months ago due to weather...

Kautz gets 7 years-plus

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Judge Charles C. Currier sentenced Steffanie Kautz to seven years, followed by two years of probation, Friday, in the death of 14-year-old Breana Bodge. Kautz pleaded no contest to the lesser charges of voluntary manslaughter and possession of a controlled...

Helena Moore, 102, says she’s ‘blessed’ for what she’s been given

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Helena Moore feels blessed for everything she has been given throughout her life. She celebrated her 102nd birthday April 16. (Amy Vogelsang photo) The piano sings out the classic “Jesus Loves Me” tune as folks gather in the La Villa-Emeritus Assisted...

State issues fire restrictions

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

As of 8 a.m. Friday, Bottomless Lakes State Park applied fire restrictions until more rain can decrease the current fire hazard. The high temperatures and low moisture level, combined with high winds, has raised the risk of fire danger around the state park,...

Where are the frogs?

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Water lilies begin to bloom at the Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Job Corps holds first Men’s Forum

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Male students, directors and instructors of Job Corps had a chance to bond Thursday during a series of classes and a social barbecue for their first Men’s Forum event. “What we’re trying to do is establish a resource for these young men so they can come...

Basic Education instructor receives colleagues’ kudos

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, 5th District Court Judge Freddie Romero, Ernestine Archuleta, Sandra Stewart, Hilda Pacheco-Peeples and KC Rogers after Archuleta was honored with a special plaque and $250 for class materials for her 13 years of service helping children and adults...

Snap-Crackle-Pop: CVE tells Military Heights 5th-graders about electricity

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Military Heights Elementary 5th-graders learn about various electrical hazards during a Central Valley Electric Cooperative school safety demonstration, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Fifth-graders at Military Heights Elementary received a powerful...

Villa del Rey holds health fair

April 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Villa del Rey, 2801 N. Kentucky Ave., soon to be renamed Emeritus at Roswell, held its inaugural Health Fair Thursday to raise awareness of health services available in the community. “It brings all (the services) together as a community to better serve our...