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Health tips, information on adult care, and the opportunity to win prizes — including a 2012 Scion XD — never seemed so groovy. The 2012 Baby Boomer Health & Business Expo offered tips, prizes and entertainment for all at the Roswell Convention Center, Saturday. With participants dressed in everything from poodle skirts to headbands, dark shades to glittery peace signs, the fun was open to anyone unafraid of exploring Roswell — and the 1960s — in a single swoop. Many attendees were persuaded to chill out with the music of Joan Baez and have a delicious brownie, all while learning more about available health care in Roswell, at a booth dubbed the Beatnik Bar. Created by employees of Roswell Regional Hospital, the Beatnik Bar was set up like a tent and draped in black cloth. Those with the booth wore identifiably beatnik attire — black clothing, berets, and shades. Rita Jensen, director of surgical serv-

Aviation Museum to host May 12 golf tourney Paula Wilks, left, and Cindy Lewis of Comfort Keepers, dressed as Pan Am stewardesses, greet visitors attending

See BOOMER, Page A3 the 2012 Baby Boomer Health & Business Expo at the Roswell Convention Center, Saturday.



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Don Armstrong explains the foundation’s hopes for a new building at Walker Aviation Museum, Thursday.


The NMMI men’s baseball team opened its season with a pair of losses to Otero Junior College on Saturday. In the first game, NMMI lost 10-0 and in the nightcap the Broncos fell, 16-4. In Game 1, Otero took control of the game in the second inning. Zack Mang drove in the first run of the game with a double. The big hit of the inning came when Matt Chavarria ripped a bases-loaded single that scored two to give Otero a 30 lead. - PAGE B1

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In an effort to show their joint support for the opening of a veterans clinic in Roswell, U.S. Sens. Jef f Bingaman and Tom Udall, and U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce co-wrote a letter to Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veteran Af fairs Eric Shinseki about the matter. Pearce, a Vietnam veteran, said the need for the

Foundation members have discussed the possibility of renovating a large plane, such as a 747, for a new site, and also have developed concepts for a building designed in the shape of an airplane.

Juliana Halverson, a board member who handles displays, said the museum is always excited for new projects. Foundation members currently seek donations for the museum’s next display, which will feature artifacts from 19451955.

clinic in Southeastern New Mexico has been a longtime priority for him. “Roswell is the largest town in New Mexico that does not have a veterans’ clinic. It just makes sense that we would have that service.” In 2010, the Raymond G. Murphy Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Albuquerque submitted a proposal to the DVA asking for

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In addition to celebrating the amount raised through its 2011 campaign, the United Way of Chaves County recognized and honored three individuals for their dedication and service to the community at its annual banquet Jan. 30.

Josefa Barraza, youth program facilitator at Chaves County CASA, received the Minor Huffman Caring Employee Award.

“Chaves County CASA cannot imagine our program without this fantastic woman. She keeps the perfect balance working with teenagers, when she is sometimes the only

positive adult figure in their life. She meets challenges head on and consistently exceeds expectations. The love for our CASA kids overflows from her heart. She continues

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The Walker Aviation Museum Foundation will host its second annual golf tournament May 12 at the New Mexico Military Institute golf course. The tournament is in memory of Dennis Ybarra, an Air Force veteran and former manager of the Roswell International Air Center, who died last May. The museum, currently located in the airport terminal, features hundreds of historical artifacts from the Walker Air Force Base, but foundation members would like additional space for new projects, such as interactive learning exhibits. Members of the foundation's board said they hope the golf tournament provides a big step towards the museum securing a stand-alone location. “We’re in our infant stages right now,” said Don Armstrong, a board

member of the foundation. “We’re just walking — beginning to walk, and we probably have less than $50,000 in our treasury and we need probably in the neighborhood of $500,000 to $1 million to accomplish the goal. To put in the kind of museum that we want to have.”

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Supporters wave signs at the Nevada caucus night victory celebration for Mitt Romney in Las Vegas, Saturday.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday night, notching a second straight triumph over a field of rivals suddenly struggling to keep pace.

“Thank you NV!,” his campaign tweeted as the results were announced. “Our message of restoring

America’s greatness continues to resonate through the west & across the country.”

The former Massachusetts governor held a double-digit lead over his nearest pursuer as the totals mounted in a state where fellow Mor mons accounted for roughly a quarter of all caucusgoers.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Texas Rep. Ron Paul vied for a distant second. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum trailed the field. Returns from 13 of 17 counties showed Romney with 43 percent support, Gingrich with 24 percent, Paul with 20 percent and Santorum with 13 percent. Yet to report its results was Clark County, which includes Las Vegas and often accounts for half or more of the votes in a statewide election. Romney’s victory capped a week that began with his double-digit win in the Florida primary. That contest was as intense as Nevada’s caucuses were sedate — so quiet that they produced little television advertis-

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ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Members of a major drug traf ficking and money laundering Albuquerque organization recently named in an indictment had connections to the deadly Sinaloa drug cartel in Mexico, federal officials said Friday. Drug Enforcement Administration special agent Keith Brown said that the 15 men named in a 29-count federal indictment unsealed last week worked as a large-scale marijuana and cocaine distributor for the violent cartel. “This was a huge organization that had a lot of impact on drug sales in Albuquerque,” said Brown. “These kinds of organizations are what feed the cartels.” The indictment stems from a multi-agency, ninemonth investigation into

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the major criminal empire that federal officials said also operated in parts of Texas and Florida. According to the indictment, the 15 men were part of a group that distributed cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana between May 2011 and January 2012. But Brown said authorities believe it had been operating for several years. Last week, a team of federal and local authorities arrested most of the men named in the indictment and executed 10 search warrants at Albuquerque residences and a ranch in Edgewood. Authorities said they seized 26 kilograms of cocaine, 500 pounds of marijuana and $165,000 in cash. “The charges in this See DRUG, Page A3

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Burglary victim has enough One burglary victim says that she has had enough after two burglaries in the past month. A single mother of two, Elya Ly wanted to go on record about what has been happening to her. She feels the public needs to know the plight of the victims. Ly said the first time her home was burglarized early in January, the suspect took all her children’s Christmas presents. “I don’t make a lot of money. I live in a poor section of town. I’m working very hard to buy my home and to provide a stable home for my children. I had to scrimp and save for months to buy an Xbox and some games for my son.” The game console and games are gone. The television is also lost, along with the electronics. The back door to her home was kicked in and boarded up because she cannot afford to fix it. The second time “they took everything else” and left the crowbar in the living room. “It’s almost as if they were mocking me,” she said. She said that like many others she lives from pay-

check-to-paycheck. She buys in bulk in order to get the things she needs for her family. “One paycheck goes to pay bills and the next I use to buy food and pay more bills. They stole the food. They took my baby’s formula. I just had bought three cases of diapers. They took those, and I can’t af ford to replace them.” The burglars also stole her children’s clothes. They also took her clothes, but she does not care about that loss. “They took their shoes, their jackets.” The police records indicate that the thieves removed more than $3,160 worth of goods from her home. “My house does not look like much from the outside — it’s probably one of the worst in the neighborhood — but it’s all I’ve got. I’m doing everything I can to give my children a good home, and now it’s all been taken away.” Her opinion has hardened since the second burglary. “The first time they broke in, I thought they had to be desperate to take children’s Christmas presents. Now I think they are bold and have no fear of being arrested. They know that break-ins are lower priority for the police.” Ly also expressed sympa-

thy for the officers whom she believes work hard under dif ficult circumstances. “I’m putting up posters in the neighborhood to see if I can find anything out,” Ly said. “I want people to know and I want people to understand. They are selling these things on the streets. Does anyone ever ask where these things come from?” Chief Alfonso Solis said, “I can understand the lady’s anger. I’ve been a victim of a burglary and I know how it feels. We follow every lead we get.” He agreed with the victim about stolen items being resold on the street. “I’m glad she said that. Sometimes they will sell these things on the street. I’ve always said we need the help of the citizens, the help of organizations like Neighborhood Watch, to fight crime.” Arrangements have been made with Neighborhood Watch, 426 N. Main St., as drop-of f point if anyone would like to help. “My infant wears size 4 to 5 diapers, 24 and 2T, and size 3 shoes. My 8-year-old wears size 7, medium to large, 4 to 5 shoes,” L y said.

Jesse Anthony Leyba, 22, of Roswell, pleaded guilty to a three-count indictment charging him with conspiracy, interference with interstate commerce by robbery, and using and carrying a firearm during a crime of violence. Leyba has been in federal custody since his arrest on Sept. 19. He will remain in custody pending his sentencing hearing, which has not yet been set. At sentencing, Leyba faces up to 20 years of imprisonment on counts 1 and 2, and a mandatory minimum sentence of seven

years of imprisonment on count 3. The seven-year sentence must be served consecutively to any other sentence Leyba receives in the case. According to court documents filed during Leyba’s plea hearing, on Aug. 17, Leyba armed himself with a firear m equipped with a laser and entered the Allsup’s Convenience Store on Second Street in Roswell. He pointed the gun at the store clerk. His co-defendent, Adam Cruz, 22, physically removed the clerk’s watch and ring.

The employee was ordered to open the cash register. Leyba then removed the money and beer from the convenience store.


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Cruz is in federal custody pending trial.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Roswell Police Department. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Nathan J. Lichvarcik and Andrea Hattan.

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Joanna Coronado, of Johnny Gonzales’ Community Volunteer Program, arranges Valentine goodies at Lawrence Brothers IGA, Friday, readying for the upcoming special day.

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The Community Volunteer Program is organizing its annual Valentine’s Party event, which will run for three days, from Monday, Feb. 13, to Wednesday, Feb. 15. The program is looking for volunteers to help prepare flower bouquets, balloons and other items, which will be delivered to dialysis patients, cancer patients, families in need and the wives and mothers of Chaves County Detention Center inmates. Johnny Gonzales, the program’s leader, said this will be the 20th Valentine’s Party, a free event. “It amazes the people that it’s free, instead of a sale,” Gonzales said. “(But) I’m a Christian. I believe in the Lord and I

believe in love.” Gonzales said the program will also give away food baskets for the elderly. “Instead of just Valentines,” he said, “a lot of (elderly people) need food. So we’re not just going to cover their hearts, we’re going to cover their stomachs.” The program hopes this year’s event reaches people who might not have many friends or family members. “If anybody knows of any person who’s alone and has no one,” he said, “we’ll do home deliveries for free.” Gonzales received a kidney transplant last year, and says the experience has changed his approach in events like these. “When I got out, I promised myself I’m going to double the work. I’m going to go back to those patients.” Gonzales said the event

runs for three days because he now understands how patients must deal with difficult schedules due to treatment. “I knew the difference — how they hurt, how they need help, how they need visitations,” he said. “That’s what we’re doing. We have a lot of volunteers.” The Community Volunteer Program has already received contributions for the event this week from Lawrence Brothers IGA, Gateway Christian School and Roswell Museum and Art Center. “It comes from the heart,” Gonzales says, “we don’t have fancy $300 bouquets — it comes from the heart.” For more information, contact the Community Volunteer Program, P.O. Box 2790, Roswell, N.M. 88202, or call, 624-7579.

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ices at RRH, played bongo drums just outside the Beatnik Bar. It was her idea to go beatnik this year; during the two previous years RRH participated with the event, they had embraced hippie culture, said Yolanda Kimbrell, director of case management for the hospital.

Kimbrell, who wore large shades and a shiny peace sign necklace, said RRH has participated in all three annual Baby Boomer expos.


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“We think positive,” Halverson said. “This (museum) came about so quickly and everything so we know things can happen if you set you're mind to it. And Roswell is a great support for that.” Judy Armstrong, the foundation's treasurer, says the ultimate goal behind each project is education, which the foundation believes is a benefit to the entire country. “A great part of our mission is to have education, because, as you know, America is slipping in math, science, technology, all of those things — and we want to instill an interest,” she said. “That's why we’re so excited about getting our own place.” Judy Armstrong said the current museum,


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the creation of this clinic.

During a recent meeting in Albuquerque, where Pearce, members of the Veterans Advisory Council, that he assembled, and members of the Murphy VAMC, met in Artesia, the subject was discussed again. “We feel that it’s time for the VA to answer the questions. George Marnell (director of the NMVA Health Care System) has requested this but he just can’t get an answer. We’re saying give him an answer,” Pearce said, “We sent the letter from both senators and myself. Usually when you get a couple of sena-


“(It’s an) opportunity for the community to meet, and ask questions,” she said. “We’re excited that we’re now going to be Lovelace.” Kimbrell referred to the recent purchase of RRH by Lovelace Health System. Presented by Frontier Medical, and with sponsors such as Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, Primm Drug, and Interventional Spine and Pain Management Center, the expo offered a plethora of health information and services such as free flu shots and free electrocardiograms. It also offered less popularly known — but just as vital which opened in the airport terminal Sept. 18, 2010, came about, in part, after having repeated discussions with people from out of town who wondered where they could find more information about the base. However, she says the biggest motivation to open the museum was to do something for area veterans. “We thought, our veterans are getting older and older — and if we’re going to do something, we better do it quick,” she said. The museum opened in time for a veterans reunion. “I really think God blessed this project,” she said, “because we got this place leased from the city in August (2010). We were told, ‘It just so happens that space is empty.’” For more information about the golf tournament, contact Judy Armstrong at 622-9218.

tors and a congressman from the district it catches their eye. The letter reads, “It is our understanding that this proposal calls for the clinic in Artesia, New Mexico, to transition to a part-time facility to allow those employees to also staff a new clinic in Roswell. We believe the establishment of a part-time Roswell clinic would be in the best interest of veterans in southeast New Mexico as it would reduce the physical and fiscal hardships of traveling long distances to attain medical care. By establishing a part-time clinic, the VA would also be able to better serve area veterans while limiting the impact on the VA’s budget.”

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— information for adults, such as the senior employment program provided by the New Mexico Aging & Long-term Services Department. Jacki Morris, a senior employment specialist for the program, offered advice — and candy — to those who stopped by her booth. Morris said the program helps those 55 and older who have limited resources by helping them get the training and job placement they need to get back into the workforce. Morris said she is currently working on 14 applications for people living in Roswell, Carlsbad and Artesia.


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indictment are some of the most significant drug and money laundering charges ever filed in the District of New Mexico,” said U.S. Attorney Kenneth Gonzales. Brown said authorities believe the group was responsible for bringing in hundreds of kilos of cocaine and thousands of pounds of marijuana and the bust “hurts the cartels where it courts.” Federal authorities said some of the men bought eight race horses and may have used them to hide their business dealings. Of the 15 named in the indictment, federal of ficials said two remained at large. Among those arrested were Steve Chavez, 32, a firefighter with the Albuquerque Fire Department, and Homero Varela, 29, who authorities say was the leader of the group. Authorities said Chavez tried to hide more than $100,000 from various drug sales by depositing and withdrawing cash in Bank of America and Wells Fargo banks in New Mexico and Tampa, Fla. A federal judge denied bond this week to Chavez, who authorities also said told investigators that he spied on federal drug agents. attor ney, Chavez’ Jason Bowles, called the spying accusations false and said authorities did not seize any large

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Morris said she hopes the expo achieves what the senior employment program works toward — a better understanding of the needs of seniors and how these can be met. “Seniors want to get out and socialize, feel needed, feel useful,” she said. “Everyone wants that.” With a motorcycle attracting event-goers to their booth, members of the Patriot Guard Riders handed out infor mation and applications. For member MaryAnn Murphy, the image of the motorcycle ties in nicely with the Baby Boomer generation, to which the “Easy Rider” film amounts of money on Chavez or any amount of drugs. Varela turned himself in to authorities shortly after last week’s announcement. It was unclear whether he had an attorney. Brown said authorities were able to link the Albuquerque group to a member of the Sinaloa cartel through surveillance of cellphone conversations. The Sinaloa cartel headed by Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, is considered Mexico’s most powerful trafficking organization. Guzman is Mexico’s most wanted man and had been called by U.S. authorities as “world’s most powerful drug trafficker.” Guzman, 54, keeps authorities running with the support of many locals in his home in northwester n Sinaloa state, where he reportedly uses his wealth to help the poor and his drug-trafficking business to keep many employed. He is thought to be hiding out in the mountains of the “Golden Triangle” straddling Sinaloa and Durango states, territory so remote and lawless that housewives grow opium poppies for decoration and it can take police hours to reach the scene of shootings. Authorities said the Sinaloa cartel has been responsible for growing drug related violence in Mexico. Brown said although there were weapons seized, the men were not charged with any criminally related violence.


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is often associated. But for member Debra Jones, the Patriot Guard Riders’ presence at the expo, and its calling for more members, had another significance. “No one understands the (fulfillment) of being a member of the Patriot Guard Riders,” Jones said of the organization that has as its main mission to attend the funeral services of fallen military service men and women. The PGR show respect for those who have paid the ultimate price for the country. They also provide nonviolent protection from protesters during the funeral


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to make a difference in the lives of those around her,” Kristen Saylards, coordinator at CASA, said in her speech introducing/honoring Barraza.

Saylards said she had to drag Barraza to the event, as she was supposed to take her students on a field trip to the Living Desert State Park in Carlsbad. “She did not want to stay because her students are always first for her.”

The Community Volunteer Service Award went to Cla Avery, who served as executive director of Character Counts! for 11 years. He has also organized Roswell’s Hike it and Spike It tournament for the past 17 years. Jim Matteucci, a longtime friend of Avery’s, said, “He’s spent his whole


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ing, no candidate debates and only a modest investment of time by the contenders. A total of 28 Republican National Convention delegates were at stake in caucuses held across a sprawling state that drew little attention in the nominating campaign but figures to be a fierce battleground in the fall between the winner of the GOP nomination and Democrat President Barack Obama. The state’s unem-



“It’s memories you can’t describe,” Jones said. “You have to be there and experience it.”

The Baby Boomer Health and Business Expo included more than 70 vendor booths, from San Patricio Berry Farm to Curves; from the Department of Health to Casa Esperanza. There were door prizes and giveaways. The raffle for the new 2012 Scion XD provided by Roswell Toyota Scion benefitted the New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Foundation and Lend-A-Hand.

career in public education. There’s literally nowhere Cla can go where it’s not person after person coming up to him that he taught at Mountain View (Middle School). He really had an impact on their lives. As a person, he’s as good as they come.” Judge Alvin Jones was the recipient of the Margie Boles Lifetime Achievement Award. Calling Jones her mentor, Carrie-Leigh Cloutier, executive director of CASA said, “Judge Jones is a remarkable man who is always willing to work outside the box to affect change in order to make our community better. His biggest successes were the CASA program and Character Counts! Through both programs he was able to bring a lot of good to the community. I’m grateful for all he’s done.” See related article on C1.

ployment rate was measured at 12.6 percent in December, the worst in the country. According to the AP count, Romney began the day with 87 of the 1,144 delegates needed to win the Republican nomination. Gingrich had 26, Santorum 14 and Paul 4. Preliminary results of a poll of Nevada Republicans entering their caucuses showed that nearly half said the most important consideration in their decision was a candidate’s ability to defeat Obama this fall.

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Senate races taking shape as candidates prepare for final push

SANTA FE — With filing day and party nominating conventions nearing, New Mexico’s congressional candidates will soon be switching into high gear. Quarterly financial reports, which were due the end of January, provide some indication of where races appear to be headed. The race for the U.S. Senate is extremely important to New Mexicans because once we elect our U.S. senators, we usually keep them for as long as they want. Sen. Pete Domenici served for 36 years. Sen. Jeff Bingaman will have served 30 years when he ends his term at the end of this year. Four years ago, we elected Rep. Tom Udall to fill Sen. Pete Domenici’s seat. Udall had 10 years of experience in the House. That didn’t give him any extra Senate seniority but it did mean he could jump into his role immediately without any on-the-job training. Udall’s Republican




opponent was Rep. Steve Pearce who had six years in the House. New Mexico finds itself similarly situated this year with the frontrunners in both parties boasting prior experience in the House. Former Rep. Heather Wilson, a Republican, had more than 10 years in the House. Rep. Democrat Martin Heinrich has been in the House four years, surviving the Republican landslide of 2010. Wilson appears to be running the strongest race at the moment. She and Heinrich both have more than $1 million sitting in their bank accounts at the moment. That is far more than any of their

primary opponents. Wilson is busy raising money and churning out news releases. Her biggest problem is that although she distinguished herself in Congress, serving on prestigious committees because of her background in national security, she also stepped on some toes. She is working hard at softening her hard-edged reputation. Her website currently shows her in various situations, smiling broadly. She also has a voting record to defend. In order to keep getting reelected in the Albuquerque area, she had to take some moderate positions. That does not serve her well in other parts of the state. Wilson’s strongest primary election opposition is coming from Lt. Gov. John Sanchez. But the opposition isn’t as strong as many had expected. He is still self-funding much of his campaign and isn’t making the noise that is getting him noticed.

One theory is that he is watching with great interest the notice that Gov. Susana Martinez is getting from the leading Republican presidential candidates. Not only has she been suggested by them as a vice-presidential running mate, she is a very likely choice for a Cabinet position if Republicans are victorious in November. Republicans are not polling well with women or Hispanics at this point, so having our governor out front would be a big help. Gov. Martinez insists she is not interested but she is on record indicating that she has the same presidential ambitions as our previous two governors. If the governor were to end up in Washington next year, Lt. Gov. Sanchez would suddenly find himself our state’s chief executive. Why would anyone want to go to all the work of running for the U.S. Senate when the possibility of being governor is dangling out there?

It would be interesting to see how a lieutenant governor would do taking over the reins of government. Most of our previous lieutenant governors have tried to move up after the previous governor’s ter m. Not a single lieutenant governor since statehood 100 years ago has ever been elected governor. Many have tried but the only ones to succeed have been due to a governor’s death or a move to Washington. If the U.S. Senate race ends up being Wilson vs. Heinrich, the two will be well matched. Wilson ran statewide in the 2008 U.S. Senate primary and was defeated by Rep. Steve Pearce. Heinrich hasn’t run statewide before. The little bit of polling that has been done shows Heinrich with a slight lead but that can change. (Write to Jay Miller at 3 La Tusa, Santa Fe, NM 87505; by fax at 984-0982; or by e-mail at

Municipal election

With tempers running hot around the country regarding national politics, it’s a welcome reprieve from all the turmoil to turn our attention to the upcoming municipal elections. These usually civil contests are a good way for voters in Roswell and other cities to warm up for the larger and more heated elections later this year. Roswell, and municipalities across New Mexico, will go to the polls on March 6 to elect fellow citizens to oversee the business of communities. Being a city official may not be as glamorous as holding state or national office, but it is still a very important position to hold. These elected representatives make decisions that affect our lives on a daily basis. The city takes care of our roads, provides water and sanitation services and supplies us with police to keep the peace and firefighters to come to our rescue. Overseeing these responsibilities, and countless more, is a great deal of work. City officials are also much more accessible to the public. They live here and understand the needs of their neighbors. If they are doing a good job, they hear about it. If they are not, they are a lot easier to track down than a member of Congress. Sadly, voter turnout has been low for Roswell’s municipal elections. As we said, these positions may not be as prestigious as those at higher levels, but they are critical to the well-being of everyone who resides in the city. On the March 6 ballot here in Roswell we have 10 candidates vying for seats on the City Council and two people competing for municipal judge. We also get to decide whether to establish a new tax which would fund economic development. We’re sure a lot of people have already made up their minds about how they are going to vote. However, we hope every voter has, or, will make the effort to learn about the candidates and the proposed municipal infrastructure gross receipts tax. Just casting a vote isn’t enough. It requires an educated populace to make democracy work. With this in mind, we’ve run profiles on each of the candidates and a number of stories on the tax. We’ll also be providing voter information in an upcoming issue to let people know where to vote. And don’t forget, redistricting has moved some election boundaries, so make sure to check on whether you are still in the same precinct. Another way to get better educated is to watch the Leadership Roswell Alumni Association’s Candidate Forum on Feb. 20. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church and be broadcast on Cable One. It’s a great opportunity to get a look at all the candidates. In the coming days, we’ll be issuing endorsements for this election. With a few exceptions, we have a good feel for where the candidates stand and how well qualified they are to hold office. We’ll be making a point to learn more about the candidates with whom we are less familiar. We urge everyone to vote, and to vote based on knowledge of the issues. Casting a ballot only takes a few minutes and with early voting starting on Feb. 15, there’s no reason to wait until election day and risk missing out on a chance to help shape Roswell’s future.

DEAR DOCTOR K: Most nights I fall asleep feeling fine. But I wake up in the morning with a literal pain in my neck. What can I do? DEAR READER: Without even realizing it, you may be putting stress and strain on your neck muscles at night. But there are steps you can take to prevent neck pain, even as you sleep. If your neck could talk, what position would it tell you it wanted to be in while you slept? I can’t tell you the answer from personal experience. But I think I know. It would say, “Please don’t bend your head upward or sideways. Let it fall straight back a little.” If you don’t use a pillow, try using one: You need one to give your neck muscles support.

Tax increase threatens oil jobs STEVE HENDERSON CITY COUNCILOR

The oil and gas industry is one of the few sectors of the U.S. economy that has been adding jobs. Increasing taxes on oil companies would increase their cost and thus reduce their revenue — and their ability to create more jobs. And yet this is just what President Obama and Democratic leaders in Congress propose to do — as part of their plan to create more jobs. Huh? Only in Washington



Specifically, use a pillow that supports the natural curve of your neck. If you sleep on your back, choose a rounded pillow directly under your neck, with a flatter pillow under your head. You can achieve this by tucking a small neck roll into the pillowcase of a flatter, softer pillow. Or use a pillow that has a built-in neck support with an indentation for the head.

would such a proposal sound even remotely logical. Of course, the Democrats are not pushing the proposal as a tax increase. Instead, they’re calling it “eliminating subsidies,” implying that the federal government has been giving taxpayer dollars away to the companies. But the oil companies don’t receive funds from the federal government; on the contrary, they pay taxes like other U.S. companies. You be the judge. Here are the Democratic proposals: 1. The first goes under the name “dual capacity” but in

Another option is a traditionally shaped pillow with “memory foam” that molds to the curve of your head and neck. Even better, some memory foam pillows are made especially for the neck. A larger hump of pillow is in front. That supports your neck and encourages your head to fall backward. A smaller hump of pillow is in back. When you’re lying on your back, your head fits in the dip between the humps. I use one of these, and it works great. If you sleep on your back, avoid pillows that are too high or stiff. These will keep your neck flexed overnight and can cause morning pain and stiffness. If you sleep on your side, use a pillow that is higher under your neck than your head. The dou-

fact amounts to a dual tax. Currently, oil companies — like other U.S. companies — are allowed to claim tax credits for taxes paid to foreign countries on income earned in those countries. This is not preferential treatment; the ability for all U.S. industries that operate overseas to receive tax credit in the United States for taxes paid to other countries, and thus avoid dual taxation, is long-standing. It’s common practice in other countries, as well. Yet oil companies’ ability to use foreign tax credits already is more limited than that of

ble-humped pillow works just as well for side-sleepers as backsleepers. If you tend to sleep on your stomach, you probably wouldn’t want to hear your neck’s views about that. Since it’s unwise to sleep with your face buried in a pillow, given the need to breathe, you’ve got to twist your head. If you’ve been a lifelong stomach sleeper, it might be tough to switch sleeping positions now. Still, start the night sleeping in a well-supported back or side position. Finally, reconsider reading in bed, which is tough on the neck. We have a lot more information on preventing neck pain in our Special Health Report, “Neck and See DR. K, Page A5

other industries. These limitations mean oil companies are already subject to double taxation. The Democratic proposal would only exacerbate the problem. 2. The second proposed tax increase would eliminate the job-creating incentive of Section 199 of the Tax Code — but only for the oil and gas sector. Again, this is not a subsidy, and eliminating it for only the oil industry is in effect punishing that industry and eliminating the potential



Feb. 5, 1987 • Marine Cpl. Melvin R. Dorman, a 1981 graduate of Roswell High School, has returned from participation in NATO exercises in Denmark and Italy with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115, homebased at the Marine Corps Air Station. While in Vandel, Denmark, the squadron participated in the Northern Wedding/Bold Guard 86 exercise which included close air support drills and air intercept practice with forces from several other NATO countries. During the Display Determination 86 exercise in Sigonella, Italy, the squadron deployed to Turkey for a week.

The true test of a person’s character OPINION II

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What is on a person’s inside is manifested by what is exhibited on the outside. In other words, if someone is angry on the inside, they will sooner or later show anger on the outside. If a person is happy on the inside, they will display joy on the outside. In the lives we live, we interact with many different people in many different settings. Some settings are low stress and some are high stress. Some surroundings are familiar and some are outside our comfort zone. Sometimes we deal with people who need us, sometimes we interact with people whom we need. In our lives, we pass from one situation to another — it is called “life.” Character is something within us that is conveyed externally based on the circumstances we ar e experiencing. The ter m “character” has many definitions. Included in Webster’s definitions is “the complex of mental and ethical traits marking and often individualizing a person,” “moral excellence and firmness,” and “reputation.” Each one of us has character of one form or another. What is your character? Does character count in your life? You bet it does. It could be argued that it is at the core of your existence. So a person’s character begins on the inside. It is revealed in different settings. It defines a person. Tyron Edwards said,




“Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions for m habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.” It is not much of a str etch for me to tie thoughts to character and on to a person’s destiny. Horace Greely said, “Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wing, and only character endures.” John Wooden shared “Talent will get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.” And Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf tied character to leadership, “Leadership is a combination of strategy and character. If you must be without one, be without the strategy.” What we are able to accomplish in the days we have will be directly tied to our reputation. Reputation comes from character. Dwight L. Moody said, “If I take care of my character, my r eputation will take car e of itself.” John Wooden shared, “Be more concerned with your char-

Government must protect seniors

Dear Editor, I have just learned from AARP’s bulletin that efforts are under way in our Legislature to increase co-pays for Medicaid recipients; to put insurance companies on the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange despite the obvious conflict of interest (the governor is pushing this one); and to dismantle the New Mexico Department of Aging and Longterm Services. To learn more go to Additionally, in last year’s Legislature, Sen. Tim Jennings sponsored a bill I helped write wherein background checks would be required on companies desiring to acquire nursing homes and assisted living facilities in New Mexico. Twice in 15 years companies with national reputations for wrongdoing have acquired all of Roswell’s nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Jennings’ bill never got out of committee and one reason was because 40 percent of the companies, board members and officers for corporations currently operating in New Mexico would not do well on the background checks due to unsatisfactory reputations with other state and federal regulators. The local bed pan washers have to pass a background check to make $8 an hour, but not the big corporate operators. In these days of supposed belt-tightening, it is imperative that seniors and those who care about seniors, and the baby boomers approaching their own seniority, apply political pressure to Congress and the New Mexico Legislature for a reallocation of resources, or taxes, to enhance, rather than cut services for our elders. Sincerely, Tom Dunlap Roswell

Dr. K

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Shoulder Pain.” You can find out more about it at my website. If it seems like an extravagance to buy a specially shaped, memory foam pillow, consider these two points. First, a good night’s sleep is realVOTE MARCH 6th For

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ly important for your health. Second, we spend a third of our lives sleeping. Why skimp on how you live a third of your life? (Dr. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. Go to his website to send questions and get additional information:

acter than your r eputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is mer ely what others think you are.” Abraham Lincoln a century earlier explained character and reputation the same way in different words, “Character is like a tree and reputation is like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” If character is the real thing as Mr. Lincoln said, it is important that we make sur e our character is what it needs to be. Character is who you are when no one is looking. It is who you are in the dark. Your character is what you have left when you have lost everything you can possibly lose. We all have dif ferent pasts and are programed differently. We all have free will and freedom of choice. Combining the journey we have walked with the power we have over our own future, we live life day to day and minute by minute. How do we deter mine what the true character is that each of us possesses? Since we are unable to examine a person’s inside, we look for exter nal signs. I like the saying, “Crisis doesn’t develop character, it reveals it.” In a crisis situation, a person’s true character is revealed; same in a high stress situation. I believe that the best gauge of

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a person’s character is what respect a person pays to another who can do nothing for him. Or, what respect is shown to a person in a “minimum wage type” service position? Let me explain. If a person’s character is truly about others, he will perform actions that help others. He will hold doors open for strangers, he will be kind to the waitress, he will stop and visit with the janitor. He will give his time and resources to those less fortunate. I guess what I am saying is that if I spend enough time with another, I can get a pretty good glimpse of the character of that person; not by how the person treats me or even the others in our group, but by how the person interacts with individuals outside our group. Or, here is another gauge on a person’s character: Just because a young man treats my daughter with respect in a dating situation doesn’t mean he is a person of character if he yells at the clerk at the grocery store and then cusses out the waitress at dinner. A person’s character is very important. There is an entire organization that is focused on character called “Character Counts.” It defines character with six pillars: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship. My challenge to you is to be a

jobs that would result. If both provisions become law, industry sources say the result would be elimination of 154,000 jobs and $341 billion in economic activity, as well as negatively impacting U.S. energy security. The oil and gas industry employs 9.2 million people in full- and part-time jobs in the United States, providing $558 billion in labor income, 6.3 percent of the national labor income total. The industry also contributes more than $1 trillion to the U.S. economy, 7.5 percent of the gross domestic product. The target is so-called “Big Oil” — U.S.-based oil companies that do business overseas. But despite the sobriquet, these companies are not the giants of the oil industry; the real oil giants are companies owned by foreign governments. Many of these dwarf U.S. companies. Hitting U.S. companies with additional taxes on their overseas operations will decrease the value of their foreign investments, making some investments unprofitable. The result will be that these companies will be less competitive in these markets and more of this oil will be produced by state-owned oil companies, many controlled by governments hostile to U.S. interests. Since only 40 percent of the oil on which the U.S. economy depends comes from wells in this country, any tax increase that would make it more difficult for U.S. companies to compete with foreign-owned companies is a threat not only to the bottom line of the companies but also to the energy security of the United States. The less oil and gas that come into this country through privately owned, U.S.-based companies, the more that will have to come from companies owned by foreign governments, many of them ready and willing to use petroleum as a weapon to further their countries’ diplomatic agendas at the expense of U.S. interests. Would you rather the foreign oil the U.S. economy depends on — 60 percent of the total — be controlled by U.S. companies, whose focus is on making a profit providing a vital commodity, or by companies owned by foreign governments, whose focus is on furthering their country’s economic and diplomatic interests, which may be contrary to those of the United States? A prime example of the danger posed by these foreign governments is Iran’s threat to blockade the Straits of Hormuz, through which much of the Middle East oil must pass, if the United Nations goes through with a

person of high character. Sometimes the only thing you can control is yourself. But because you can control you, you determine the character you carry. No one can take your character away from you. In the Bible at Proverbs 22:1, it says “A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches.” Character is something that cannot be bought, borrowed or stolen. It can only be developed one good decision at a time. You can’t control how others perceive your character, but you can cr eate and maintain the best character that you can and then others can perceive it as they may. A good perception by others is not your goal, but it may be a result because of your efforts on your character. Eleanor Porter said, “The influence of a beautiful, helpful, hopeful character is contagious, and may revolutionize a whole town.” It can also revolutionize a relationship, a family, a business and an organization. Think about the contagious nature of your character and who it influences as you develop your character one decision at a time. Just a thought ... Rick Kraft is a local attorney and the executive director of the Leadership Roswell Program. To submit comments, contributions, or ideas, e-mail to or write to P.O. Box 850, Roswell, NM, 88202-0850.

proposal to institute more economic sanctions — despite the fact that much of Iran’s own oil is shipped through the straits. The threat says that the government of Iran may be willing to sacrifice its own economic interests to make a diplomatic point. As an example of the economic chaos oil-producing countries can cause, one only has to go back to the 1973 Arab oil embargo. The resulting upturn in oil prices was a major contributor to the so-called “stagflation” (stagnant business growth paired with increasing prices) of the later 1970s. In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama asked Congress for more taxes, including energy taxes, despite a struggling economy, despite the fact that the resulting increase in energy costs would hurt consumers. Energy taxes would affect the cost of almost everything else, because it takes energy to produce and deliver almost everything else. If he would ask for more energy taxes at a time when the economy could least afford it, we surely can expect him to renew that call based on the few signs of economic recovery he and other Democratic leaders are touting. But if these signs do point to a recovery, it will be at best a fragile one, and increased energy costs that would follow an increase in energy taxes would likely torpedo it. Nevertheless, the signs of economic improvement will give the president and Democratic leaders in Congress an excuse to renew their calls for more energy taxes, so Americans in general — and especially those in energyproducing areas such as southeastern and northwestern New Mexico — must be prepared. What can individuals do to try to derail this potentially disastrous proposal? In New Mexico, we have five people representing us in Congress — Sens. Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall in the Senate and Reps. Steve Pearce, Ben Ray Lujan and Martin Heinrich in the House of Representatives. Registered voters should contact all our representatives and let them know we are opposed to any increase in energy taxes, including the proposed “dual-capacity” tax that would tax oil companies on income on which they already have paid taxes to other governments. The real battle is expected to be in the Democrat-controlled Senate, so it’s especially important to contact Bingaman and Udall. Let them know that the proposed tax increase would hurt New Mexicans twice — in increased energy costs and in potential economic losses to parts of the state dependent on oil and gas production.


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Cleaner cars needed

Dear Editor: We must continue to fight for clean air for the sake of our future generations. They deserve a cleaner world than we now have. Clean cars are one answer to this problem. Strong mileage standards will help to fight global warming and save us money at the gas pump. This would also create more jobs, which everybody knows, we desperately need. Consumer Reports, in a recent poll, found that 77 percent of Americans agree that car makers should produce more fuel-efficient vehicles. Sincerely, Mrs. Lee Sides Roswell

Greed versus health of a nation

Dear Editor: I hear Republicans telling Democrats and liberals and progressives and people like myself that we “just don’t get it.” I admit it. I just don’t get it. Perhaps someone can explain it to me. Sheldon Anderson, the casino magnate, has already given $10 million dollars to a Newt Gingrich superPAC. He’s ready to give more. According to an article in Forbes he could give a billion, that’s right, a billion dollars to political campaigns and not even notice it. It would be less than 5 percent of his net worth. But people like Sheldon Anderson, and indeed most Republicans, balk at giving even a dollar to a financially foundering country in increased taxes. Money that could be used to repair our crumbling infrastructure and help pay down our enormous war debt; wars that they supported and still support. I am reminded of Warren Gekko, the fictional character played by Michael Douglas in the movie “Wall Street” where he gave a speech touting greed; saying, “Greed is good!” Is it? There’s something to be said about the trillion dollars that this year’s political campaigns are probably going to cost. All that money going to CNN, FoxNews, MSNBC, and hundreds of local television stations to purchase air time not so much to tout the qualities of their favorite candidates, but to trash their opponents. We talk about paying down the national debt by a trillion dollars over a decade. We could do that in a 10th of the time by raising progressive tax rates on everybody, but especially the wealthy, for more positive purposes than supporting one crook over another in an election. If this is what democracy has morphed into, then I say democracy sucks. (Those who disagree with me can take that last phrase out of context to use against me). Conservatives will accuse me of wealth envy for saying all of this. If a desire to be willing to pay more in taxes from not only people on fixed incomes like myself, but also from the wealthiest of us, to fix a broken nation is envy, then I’m guilty. Let’s make the most out of envy. Right after World War II our country was in deeper debt than it is now. The national debt in 1945 was 125 percent of the GDP.


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Roswell Daily Record by Ace Reid

The top marginal tax rate was over 90 percent on millionaires. The marginal tax rate on a blue collar worker like my father was about 25 percent, almost twice what it is now. And they stayed that way for two decades. Not only did they start paying off the war debt, but they sent a million or more returning GIs to college, started the space program, and began building our interstate highway system. I never heard them whine and complain about high taxes like I hear them today. But then they were the Greatest Generation. Today’s generation is spending less on education. Has terminated the space program. Is allowing our interstate highway system and infrastructure to crumble into disrepair. We aren’t even knee high to the Greatest Generation. What can you say about a Republican who when asked if he would be willing to lay down his life for his country replies with a resounding “yes”; but when asked if he would lay down a dollar for his country replies with a resounding “no”? What kind of patriotism is that? Conservatives are right. I just don’t get it. Noel Sivertson Roswell

Tribute to Oscar Fairfield

Dear Editor: It must have been on the far side of 30 years ago when I read a letter to the editor in the RDR asking for volunteers to drive Roswell veterans to/from the VA Medical Center in Albuquerque. Oscar Fairfield wrote that letter and that’s how we met. Oscar is one of the original group of veterans, and a former DAV Chapter 4 Commander, who built Veterans Hall. I volunteered to assist Oscar in driving the veterans back and forth to VAMC in Albuquerque in our own vehicles. Between picking up veterans at their homes in the morning and bringing them safely home at night we put in some 12- and 14-hour days and cumulatively drove thousands of miles during those trips. Oscar was generous not only with his time but also his money. If he knew a veteran riding with him was broke he’d give them some money without being asked. He never asked for repayment. When I later drove some of those same veterans I’d hear them say many times what a great guy Oscar was and how he helped them in many ways. He had the patience of Job trying to teach me to play golf, perhaps his one failure in life. Teaching was his profession. He’s a retired Roswell High School math teacher. Over those many years I’ve remained friends with Oscar and today I was with him as he celebrated his 90th birthday. An old sailor, and avid golfer, a veteran who was always there for other veterans and just a really nice godly man. Happy birthday Oscar. Bob Allen Roswell

Republican Party of Chaves County Announces the Ward/Precinct Caucuses and Pre-Primary County Convention to be held on Thurs, Feb 23, 2012 at 7:00 pm Registration at 6:30 Grace Community Church Youth Building (Northwest Building on property) 935 W. Mescalero Rd. Roswell, NM The purpose of this convention is to elect delegates to the Pre-Primary Republican State Convention.


Praise for legislator’s help

Dear Editor: We would like to take this opportunity to personally thank state Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell, for her help. Our special friend Glen, who is challenged, has been such a blessing in my life and in many others who have known him at his church and in our community. Glen has reached a time in his life that he can no longer care for himself. He was admitted to Sunset Villa and absolutely loves it there. The care and attention he receives surpasses anything we could of hoped for him and our dear friend is happier than he’s ever been. Unfortunately, we were having trouble getting the state to accept him despite the pleas of some of

our wonderful doctors, the staff at Sunset Villa and other dear friends. I ran into Ezzell at the CASA Christmas auction this past year and remembered meeting her at Glen’s home right after the election. She had stopped by to personally thank Glen, who had proudly displayed her sign on his front lawn. I explained his situation and she said she would take care of it. We have just gotten word that he has been accepted. Ms. Ezzell, thank you, thank you, thank you! It is refreshing to know we have a representative who will do what she says she will do; stand up for a person in his time of need. God bless you, Maggy and Roger Slayton Roswell


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Your heart’s health may require a change of lifestyle!

February is American Heart Month and also kicks off American Healthy Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death in the United States, one in three, and 2,200 deaths per day. These are complex medical issues, and impossible to cover well in a short column. So we must shortcut the topics, seriously urging our readers to dig further to learn more about this critical subject. Here are some signs of a heart attack. First is chest discomfort, usually in the center of the chest and lasting more than 3-5 minutes, or that goes away and

comes back. It may be a feeling of pressure, squeezing, fullness, or pain. There may also be discomfort – maybe even sharp pain in other areas of the upper body, perhaps one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach. Another symptom may be shortness of breath, whether or not chest discomfort is evident. There could also be a cold sweat, nausea, or lightheadedness. But you must also know that there may be no symptoms at all! That’s where maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle can be the best prevention. Strokes are another risk to our heart health. The American Red Cross sug-

Yucca Recreation Center

information please contact the Yucca Recreation Center at 624-6719.

gests that some of the warning signs include sudden numbness of the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body, or perhaps sudden confusion, speaking or just understanding what is being said. Additionally, there could be sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes,

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trouble walking, dizziness, or loss of balance. There may also be a sudden severe headache with no known cause. An acronym, F-A-S-T, has been developed to help determine if the person is experiencing a stroke. •Face: ask them to smile and check for signs of weakness on one side of the face. •Arms: ask them to raise both arms at the same time and look for weakness or numbness in one or both the limbs. •Speech: In a simple sentence (i.e., “Lunch is ready”), is their speech slurred or are they having trouble speaking.

•Time: Call 9-1-1 right away. Be sure to note the time the symptoms started. Having “been there, done that”, I will strongly agree with two things. First, don’t hesitate to call 9-1-1. You may think you can get to the hospital sooner, but the care given the instant that the ambulance arrives could be the difference in life or death. And secondly, take an aspirin. It may be two 81 mg tablets or one 325 adult aspirin. Just take an aspirin! Finally, there are three simple steps you may follow in order to lessen the risk you have for cardiovascular disease. They are as follows: Stop Smoking or

don’t ever start. Secondly, get your Cholesterol in order. And third, Choose Good Nutrition, aiming for a healthy weight. I’ll add a fourth. Educate yourself, man or woman, young or old, and especially if your family history reveals a higher risk!

Call Steve or Richard at 622-SAFE (7233) for information about Neighborhood Watch. And don’t forget, the number for Chaves County Crime Stoppers is 1-888-594-TIPS (8477). Check out the website at

Yucca registrations, Newcomers Club to meet this week

Registration for the adult co-ed volleyball League has started and will continue through March 2. Registration cost is $130 for a 10 person team maximum. The league is open to ages 15 and up, games will be held in the evenings/weekends and will start on March 28. Register at Yucca Recreation Center 500 S. Richardson. For more info contact the Yucca Recreation Center at 624-6719.

Yucca Recreation Center

The Yucca Recreation Center will be registering for youth volleyball, grades third through eigth grades. Registration will continue through Feb. 29. Cost per participant will be $30 per player. Register at the Yucca Recreation Center 500 S. Richardson Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more

Roswell Ladies Newcomers Club

The Roswell Ladies Newcomers Club will meet for lunch at noon Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana. Reservations must be called in by Friday, Feb. 3. New members and visitors are always welcome. The invitation is open to any woman no matter how long she has lived in Roswell or the surrounding area. There will be a buffet luncheon followed by card games: bridge, canasta, pinochle or Shanghai rummy. For more information call Barbara Hepp-Quiggle at 622-2400 or Marty Sparks at 6233002.


Current students and future students are invited to explore a major day, Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the Physical Education Center

Pet of the Week

on campus from 1-4 p.m. Representatives from all ENMU-Roswell departments and programs of study will be available to meet with individuals interested in the numerous career options the Roswell Campus has to offer. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Maria LeBlanc at 624-7404.

Christ’s Church

This Valentine's Day Weekend, give your spouse a gift that can transform your marriage and change your lives. Join Christ's Church and South Main Church of Christ for the powerful “Marriage on the Rock” simulcast by Jimmy and Karen Evans on February 10-11, 2012. The simulcast will take place at Christ's Church, 2200 N. Sycamore Avenue. The times will be 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, February 10, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, February 11. Cost will be $10 per person. Childcare is available for chil-

dren ages 10 and younger by reservation only. To reserve childcare, call Christ's Church at 6234110 no later than Feb. 4. T ickets are available at Christ’s Church and at South Main Church of Christ, 1512 S. Main St.

Altrusa Club

The Roswell Altrusa Club will meet Feb. 8, noon at the Sally Port Inn. The Altrusans invite any women or men interested in joining their club to come by for this meeting. For more information call 637-1111.

Girl Scouts

The Girl Scouts will be having a Mardi Gras Carnival Feb. 10, at the Girl Scout Program Center, 1307B E. College, for all girls k-5. The cost is $7 per person. Registration deadline is Feb. 8. For more information call 622-7801.

Roswell High Chorus

The Roswell High School Chorus Department is having its annual singing Val-

O-Grams! People can send a special someone a Val-OGram per for med by the Roswell High School Chorus groups. Money raised during this event will be used to help the RHS Chorus Department go to San Antonio, Texas for competition. Deadlline to order a Val-O-Gram is Feb. 9, for more information call 6373164.

Girl Scouts

The Girl Scouts will be having a Sweet Retreat, Feb 12, from 1:30-4 p.m. at the Girl Scout Program Center, 1307B E. College. Deadline

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for registration is Feb. 9, cost per person is $5. For more information call 6227801.

AARP Driver Safety

The class for February will be on Friday, Feb. 10, 12:30-5 p.m. at the Roswell Adult and Senior Center, 807 N. Missouri. Cost will be $12 for AARP members and $14 for non AARP members. You must be age 55 or older and have driver’s license and your aarp membership number for proof of membership. For reservations call 6246718.

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Hobbs 49/29

Las Cruces 50/32

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MONDAY FEBRUARY 6 MEN’S BASKETBALL 6 p.m. • NMMI at South Plains JC BOYS BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. • Corona at Lake Arthur GIRLS BASKETBALL 5 p.m. • Corona at Lake Arthur 5:30 p.m. • Hagerman at Goddard JV


Dexter Little League • Dates: Feb. 11, 18 and 25 and March 3 • Times: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. • Location: Dexter Elementary/Middle School • Requirements: Birth certificate and three proofs of residency • Contact: Matt Mireles at 840-6102 or Edubina Morales at 317-2809

Eastside Little League • Dates: Feb. 11, 18 and 25 and March 3 and 10 • Times: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. • Location: Eastside Little League complex • Requirements: Birth certificate and three proofs of residency • Contact: Johnny Sanchez at 914-2508 or Joe Mendoza at 420-5762

SPORTS Roswell Daily Record

The NMMI men’s baseball team opened its season with a pair of losses to Otero Junior College on Saturday. In the first game, NMMI lost 10-0 and in the nightcap the Broncos fell, 16-4. In Game 1, Otero took control of the game in the second inning. Zack Mang drove in the first run of the game with a double. The big hit of the inning came when Matt Chavarria ripped a bases-loaded single that scored two to give Otero a 3-0 lead. The final run of the inning came on a Nerio Barreto RBI-single. Bronco coach Bret Simmermacher said that his team played nervous. “We didn’t play very well that is for sure,” he said. “It all started in the second inning of game No. 1. We gave up a four spot. I think we played nervous, not only as position players, but as pitchers. I didn’t think we attacked the zone like we need to. “When we did throw strikes, it was in the middle of the plate and you can’t do that at this level.” Otero tacked on two runs in the fifth, one in the sixth


and three in the seventh. NMMI’s Elvis Perez, Pedro Taveras and Steven De La Cruz each had a hit for the Broncos in the first game. In the second game, Otero scored 10 runs in the first inning, but Simmermacher was pleased that his team responded by scoring two runs in both the second and third inning. “In Game 2, we got down 10-0 in the first, but we ended up putting four runs on the board,” he said. “We just have to get better and learn from it and be as positive as we can.”

Women’s tennis

Collin County 6, NMMI 3 NMMI 8, Hardin-Simmons 1 ABILENE, Texas — The NMMI women’s tennis team split a pair of matches on Saturday. In their first match against Collin County JunSee BRIEFS, Page B2

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RIGHT: NMMI’s Abdel Rivera delivers a pitch during the third inning of the Broncos’ season opener against Otero JC, Saturday.

UNM downs Boise St.

The wait is over

Lions Hondo Little League • Dates: Feb. 11, 18 and 25 • Times: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. • Location: The Hall, 1211 W. First St. • Requirements: One proof of age and three proofs of residence. Please note that three utility bills count only as one proof. • Contact: Pam Boyd 3172364 or Sabrina Moody at 578-9890. Noon Optimist Little League • Dates: Feb. 11, 18, 21, 25 and March 3 • Times: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Feb. 4, 11, 18; 6-8 p.m. for Feb. 21; TBA for Feb. 25 and March 3 • Location: Roswell Mall for Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 21; Noon Optimist field for Feb. 25 and March 3 • Cost: $65 for first child and $60 for each additional child on Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 21; $85 on Feb. 25 and March 3 • Requirements: Birth certificate and three proofs of residency • Contact: Coy Skinner at 420-1911; Ed Henry at 9140642; Mark Beeman at 3172893


Local briefs: Broncos drop pair Section

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People ride the zip line at Super Bowl Village in front of Lucas Oil Stadium, in Indianapolis, Friday. The venue plays host to Super Bowl XLVI between the AFC Champion New England Patriots and NFC Champion New York Giants today at 4:30 p.m. The Daily Record’s coverage of the NFL’s biggest game begins on B3.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Kendall Williams found motivation by a halftime tonguelashing and Hugh Greenwood received incentive by seeing a fellow Aussie in the opposing uniform. Those events helped spur the two New Mexico players to solid efforts as the Lobos won their fourth straight game by dispatching Boise State, 65-49 on Saturday. Williams had a game-high 18 points and Greenwood had his first career doubledouble with 10 points and 10 rebounds as the Lobos (19-4, 5-2 Mountain West) remained in the upper tier of the conference. Kenny Buckner scored 11 points for Boise State (10-12, 0-7), which has lost a school-record eight straight games. New Mexico led by seven See UNM, Page B2


The Roswell Girls Softball Association has extended its registration deadline. Players interested in registering can do so on Feb. 11 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Feb. 7 and 9 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Registration is held at the Yucca Recreation Center at 500 S. Richardson. For more information, call 5789084.

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SPOTLIGHT ON SPORTS 1913 — The New York State Athletic Commission bans boxing matches between fighters of different races.


2003 — Bob Knight wins his 800th game, becoming the fourth Division I men's coach to reach the mark in guiding Texas Tech past Nebraska 75-49.

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RB Curtis Martin, four linemen make Hall of Fame

Members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2012 are, from left, Jack Butler, Cortez Kennedy, Curtis Martin and Chris Doleman. Not pictured are Willie Roaf and Dermontti Dawson.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Curtis Martin has gone from the mean streets of Pittsburgh to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The star running back with the Patriots and Jets for 11 seasons was one of six players elected Saturday to the shrine. Martin once disliked playing the game,

but used it to escape a neighborhood where his grandmother was murdered. “When I get awarded something like the Hall of Fame, it’s almost foreign to me,” said Martin, the NFL’s No. 4 career rusher. “This wasn’t something I planned on doing. Football is something I did so I didn’t end up

jailed or dead. “If you make up your mind to just do the right thing no matter what ... and you stick to it, which I did, this is how things can turn around. I feel as if my life turned around from what it used to be, and I think anyone has a chance.” Martin and four linemen

were elected to the hall, along with one senior committee choice. He is joined by Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy, Willie Roaf, Dermontti Dawson, and senior selection Jack Butler. Jerome Bettis, Cris Carter and Bill Parcells were among the finalists who didn’t make it.

“I’m not even close to this position, I actually don’t think I’d play more than four or five years without Bill Parcells,” Martin said, indicating he will have his former coach present him for induction on Aug. 4 in Canton, Ohio. See HOF, Page B2

B2 Sunday, February 5, 2012 Preps

Saturday’s Scores By The Associated Press Boys Basketball Clayton 63, Santa Rosa 34 Shiprock 77, Crownpoint 64 Tohajilee 60, Mountainair 35 Girls Basketball Navajo Pine 71, Newcomb 53 Piedra Vista 37, Kirtland Central 33 Santa Fe Prep 45, Monte del Sol 40, OT Tatum 58, Eunice 28

College basketball

No. 4 Missouri rallies past No. 8 Kansas 74-71

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Marcus Denmon hit three 3-pointers in the final 2:05,



Registration for the Yucca Recreation Center adult co-ed volleyball league has begun and will run through March 2. The cost of registration is $130 per team. There can be a maximum of 10 players on each team. The league is open to anyone age 15-and-up. To register a team, visit the Yucca Recreation Center at 500 S. Richardson. Games will begin on March 28 and will be played on evenings and weekends. For more information, call 6246719.


The Roswell Youth Soccer Association will accept registrations on Feb. 7 and 9 from 6-8 p.m., at the Cielo Grande concession stand. Registration costs $45 per player and scholarships are available upon request. There will be a late registration on Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon and will cost $65 per player. For more information, call 6220690 or visit


Roswell High School will be hosting the Roswell Alien Cheer and Dance Jam on Feb. 11 at the Roswell High School gymnasium. The competition starts at 10 a.m. and costs $5 for adults and $4 for students. No passes will be accepted for this event. Teams involved with the competion include: Roswell cheer, Charlie’s Angels, Goddard cheer, the Goddard Rocketts, Gateway Christian, Hagerman and Artesia.


Meetings for anyone interested in umpiring slow-pitch softball for the 2012 season will begin on Sunday, Feb. 5. For information on meeting times and places, call Wayne Parson at 317-1763 or David Gray at 626-3765.


The Roswell Tennis Association will be holding its Valentine tournament on Feb. 11 at 8:30 a.m. at the Cahoon Park tennis courts. The competition will be a mixed doubles adult tournament with a round-robin format in two levels. This is a member-only event and costs $20 per player. There will be a dinner at Los Cerritos following the tournament at 6 p.m. and is open to all participants and guests. The cost for the dinner is $10. For more information or to enter the tournament, call 6260138.


The 31st annual Pecos Valley Stampede is Feb. 25. The Stampede features a halfmarathon, 10K run and walk and a 2-mile run and walk. The entry fee for the event is $20 and early registration is Feb. 20. Late registration is available after Feb. 20 and costs $25. Registration packets can be picked up at the Roswell Recreation Department office located at 1101 W. Fourth St. Packet pickup for the race is Feb. 24 from 4-6 p.m. or on race morning between 7:15-8:15 a.m. at the Roswell Recreation Department office. The half-marathon starts at 8 a.m. and all other races begin at 9 a.m. All participants will receive a Tshirt and awards will be given to the top male and female finishers in each event. Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each age division. The Stampede will benefit the Altrusa Club breast cancer awareness programs and New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe. For more information, call the Roswell Recreation Department at 624-6720.


the last for the go-ahead points, as No. 4 Missouri fought off No. 8 Kansas 74-71 in Game 1 of what could be the schools’ final border showdown on Saturday night. Denmon scored 29 points, two off his career best, and ended a long-range shooting slump with a career-best six 3-pointers in nine attempts. The go-ahead 3-pointer came with 56 seconds to go for a one-point lead. Michael Dixon added a pair of free throws with 9.8 seconds left after an offensive foul on Tyshawn Taylor and Kansas’ Elijah Johnson missed badly on a shot to tie it at the buzzer. Missouri (21-2, 8-2 Big 12) beat Kansas for only the second time in the last 12 meetings, and the Tigers’ impending departure for the SEC added spice to the final conference meeting in Columbia, Mo.


National Basketball Association The Associated Press All Times Mountain EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division ..................W L Pct GB — Philadelphia . . . . . . . .17 7 .708 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .12 10 .545 4 New York . . . . . . . . . .9 15 .375 8 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .8 16 .333 9 New Jersey . . . . . . . . .8 17 .320 9 1/2 Southeast Division ..................W L Pct GB


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ior College, the Broncos picked up singles wins from Litia Godinet (No. 2 singles; 6-4, 6-4) and Adalyn Hazelman (No. 3; 6-2, 6-3). NMMI’s only doubles victory came from Godinet and Hazelman at second doubles, 8-6. In its second match against Hardin-Simmons, NMMI picked up singles wins from Godinet (No. 1; 6-2, default), Valentina Beresiarte (No. 2; 6-3, 6-3), Hazelman (No. 3; 6-2, 63), Alyssa Hawkins (No. 4; 6-1, 6-1), Samantha Dunn (No. 5; 6-7, 6-0,


TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Sunday, Feb. 5 GOLF 6:30 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Qatar Masters, final round, at Doha, Qatar (same-day tape) 11 a.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Phoenix Open, final round, at Scottsdale, Ariz. 1 p.m. CBS — PGA Tour, Phoenix Open, final round, at Scottsdale, Ariz. MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. CBS — Michigan at Michigan St. Noon ESPN — Villanova at Pittsburgh NFL FOOTBALL 4 p.m. NBC — Super Bowl XLVI, N.Y. Giants vs. New England, at Indianapolis NHL HOCKEY 10:30 a.m. NBCSP — Boston at Washington SOCCER 8:30 a.m.


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points at halftime, but that wasn’t sufficient for coach Steve Alford. And the main target of his halftime chat was Williams, who had just four points at that point. “We challenged him because I thought he had a poor first half and a bigtime second half,” Alford said. “He was really, really good in the second half. That was a big plus for us.” Williams had six of New Mexico’s first seven points in the second half and made all five of his second-half shots to finish 7of-10 from the field. “A little talk, a little motivation,” Williams said of the halftime session. “It was a pretty pathetic first half. We let them hang around. We’ve been playing better than we’ve shown in the first half and I hold myself to a higher standard. So after the motivation, we came out and did a really good job in the second half.” Greenwood played on the Australian U-19 squad that finished sixth in the world championships this past summer with Boise State freshmen Anthony Drmic and Igor Hadziomerovic. Drmic is Boise State’s leading scorer had just seven points on 2-of-9 shooting against the Lobos. Hadziomerovic missed the game with a


Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Orlando . . . . . . . . . . .15 Washington . . . . . . . . .4 Charlotte . . . . . . . . . . .3 Central Division ..................W Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .20 Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .10 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .9 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . .6

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10-3) and Rachel Ballinger (No. 6; 6-0, 62). The Broncos also got doubles wins from Godinet and Hazelman (No. 1; 8-6), and Beresiarte and Dunn (No. 2; 8-4). NMMI coach Zeljka Vidic said that her team played hard in both matches. “We played really well,” she said. “The match against Collin could have went either way. We just had some areas that we have to work on. The girls really stepped up and played well in both matches. “We just have to keep pushing and working hard, and improving. I am proud of them.”

FOX — Premier League, Manchester United at Chelsea WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 10 a.m. FSN — UTEP at Rice Noon FSN — Missouri at Texas Tech 2 p.m. FSN — Washington at Southern Cal Monday, Feb. 6 MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPN — UConn at Louisville 7 p.m. ESPN — Texas at Texas A&M NHL 6 p.m. NBCSN — Detroit at Phoenix SOCCER 12:55 p.m. ESPN2 — Premier League, Tottenham at Liverpool WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPN2 — North Carolina at Duke 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Oklahoma at Baylor

foot injury. “We love each other, we’re brothers,” Greenwood said. “You’ve got to have those bragging rights since we’ve committed (to other schools) so it was in the back of my mind and I wanted to play hard.” Tony Snell added 13 points for New Mexico. The Broncos trailed 3227 early in the second half before the Lobos used a 13-3 surge to build the lead to 15 points. Greenwood and Snell hit backto-back 3-pointers to cap the run. Boise State trailed by as many as 21 points in the second half. The Broncos nearly upset No. 17 San Diego State on Wednesday but lost 58-56 when Thomas Bropleh’s open 3-pointer rimmed in and out at the buzzer. “It’s just hard to pick up the pieces in such a short time every other day,” Boise State coach Leon Rice said. “Sometimes you don’t have enough time to get the ship back in order.” The Lobos said Boise State’s recent near-upsets of San Diego State and Nevada-Las Vegas caught their attention. New Mexico trailed early but began pulling away when it rolled off 13 consecutive points to take a 23-12 lead with 7:39 left in the first half. Phillip McDonald hit two 3-pointers during the surge and Snell capped it off with a ferocious dunk.

Pacific Division ..................W L.A. Clippers . . . . . . .14 L.A. Lakers . . . . . . . .14 Golden State . . . . . . .8 Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Sacramento . . . . . . . .7

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Pct GB .667 — .583 1 1/2 .400 5 1/2 .391 6 .318 7 1/2

Friday's Games Toronto 106, Washington 89 Miami 99, Philadelphia 79 Orlando 102, Cleveland 94 Minnesota 108, New Jersey 105 Detroit 88, Milwaukee 80 Houston 99, Phoenix 81 Oklahoma City 101, Memphis 94 Boston 91, New York 89 Indiana 98, Dallas 87 L.A. Lakers 93, Denver 89 Saturday's Games Philadelphia 98, Atlanta 87 Orlando 85, Indiana 81 L.A. Clippers 107, Washington 81 Cleveland 91, Dallas 88 Detroit 89, New Orleans 87 New York 99, New Jersey 92 Minnesota 100, Houston 91 San Antonio 107, Oklahoma City 96 Chicago 113, Milwaukee 90 Phoenix 95, Charlotte 89 Utah 96, L.A. Lakers 87 Golden State at Sacramento, 8 p.m. Denver at Portland, 8 p.m. Sunday's Games Memphis at Boston, 10 a.m. Toronto at Miami, 11 a.m.


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A panel of 44 media members voted in the six men. Martin made it for his consistency and durability, rushing for 14,101 and 90 touchdowns. He rushed for at least 1,000 yards in each of his first 10 seasons, the first three with New England and the others with the Jets. The 1995 Offensive Rookie of the Year, Martin won the NFL rushing title in 2004 with 1,697 yards. Doleman and Kennedy were sackmasters from the defensive line, Doleman at end and Kennedy at tackle. Doleman had 150 1/2 sacks in his 15 seasons, mostly with Minnesota, and was one of the prototype agile yet powerful pass rushers who dominate the game today. He made the Pro Bowl eight times and was fourth on

Roswell Daily Record Monday's Games L.A. Clippers at Orlando, 5 p.m. Toronto at Washington, 5 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Philadelphia 5 p.m. Phoenix at Atlanta, 5:30 p.m. Chicago at New Jersey, 5:30 p.m. Utah at New York, 5:30 p.m. Sacramento at New Orleans, 6 p.m. San Antonio at Memphis, 6 p.m. Houston at Denver, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Portland, 8 p.m.


Chiefs in discussions with Daboll to run offense

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs are in discussions with Brian Daboll to become their new offensive coordinator. Team spokesman Ted Crews told The Associated Press on Saturday that Daboll has not been hired, but the two sides remain in discussions. The former Dolphins offensive coordinator could be introduced as soon as Monday, when Chiefs executives return from the Super Bowl in Indianapolis. Daboll would take over for Bill Muir, who announced his retirement Wednesday. Kansas City coach Romeo Crennel had already interviewed candidates for offensive coordinator before Muir’s retirement. Others known to have interviewed were quarterbacks coach Jim Zorn and former Raiders offensive coordinator Al Saunders. Daboll has connections to Crennel and Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli after spending time in New England, where Daboll coached wide receivers and Crennel was defensive coordinator. Daboll later spent two seasons as the New York Jets’ quarterbacks coach before taking over as offensive coordinator in

the sacks list when he retired. “I am totally blown away by this and humbled by it,” Doleman said, adding his son, Evan, would present him for induction. “When they call your name, you’re absolutely numb.” Kennedy was a force inside, both as a run stopper and in threatening quarterbacks. The 1992 Defensive Player of the Year made eight Pro Bowls, had 58 sacks — an unusually high total for a tackle — and spent his entire 11-season career with Seattle. Roaf spent one season at right tackle, then the rest of his 13 seasons on the left side, making 11 Pro Bowls. He made the All-Decade team for the 1990s. Dawson made seven Pro Bowls as the Steelers’ center, that rare snapper who also could block defensive players one on one. He replaced a Hall of Famer,

Cleveland. The Browns were last in the NFL in total offense during his first season and 29th in Year 2, after which he departed for Miami. The Dolphins were 22nd in total offense this season, though there was marked improvement over the second half of the season. Miami also piled up 31 points in a victory over the Chiefs. Daboll would be taking over a potentially potent offense in Kansas City. All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles is expected to participate in offseason workouts after missing all but the first two weeks of the season with a knee injury. Tight end Tony Moeaki will also be back after sustaining a similar knee injury during a preseason game. Quarterback Matt Cassel will also be back after hurting his hand during Week 10. The Chiefs still managed to play themselves into a position to defend their AFC West title despite struggling on offense. But their playoff hopes were dashed when they managed only 13 points in an overtime loss to Oakland in the penultimate game of the season.


Saturday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press GOLF USGA — Elected Glen Nager president. HOCKEY National Hockey League BOSTON BRUINS — Recalled F Jordan Caron from Providence (AHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Recalled D Peter Harrold from Albany (AHL). WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Assigned F Joel Rechlicz to Hershey (AHL).

Mike Webster, and started for Pittsburgh for most of his 13 pro seasons. Butler also played for the Steelers as a cornerback from 1951-59, picking off 52 passes, at the time second most in NFL history. But he was best known for his tackling skills. “They told me I was good. I didn’t know I was good,” Butler said. “I never, ever, ever thought I would be here.” Guard Will Shields did not get in — the only firstyear eligible player to make the 15-man finals. Shields started all but one of the 224 games in his 14 seasons in Kansas City. Bettis also fell short. He was the 1993 Offensive Rookie of the Year with the Rams who retired in 2006 after winning his only Super Bowl with the Steelers. He is the NFL’s No. 5 career rusher.



Pats WR Welker OK with being overshadowed Roswell Daily Record

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Wes Welker is used to being overlooked. He’s 5-foot-9. He wasn't drafted. His 11 catches couldn’t prevent a Super Bowl loss four years ago. And in the run up to Sun-

day’s rematch against the New York Giants, the New England Patriots wide receiver is getting little attention. Welker’s NFL-leading 122 receptions were in the shadow of the spotlight-filling

injured ankle of 6-foot-6 tight end Rob Gronkowski. So does the small receiver feel he needs a big game to raise his profile? “I don’t think I am really worried about that too much,” Welker said. “I just try to go out there and do my job to the best of my ability. I really just focus on whatever I have to do to help the team win the game.” He could have a larger role with Gronkowski at less than full strength. His high left ankle sprain could keep him from tacking on plenty of yards, as he often does, after catching passes. Tom Brady certainly relies on Welker, whose 554 receptions since 2007 lead the NFL, 80 more than Brandon Marshall’s second highest total. “Wes Welker would make any quarterback better with his ability to get open and catch the ball,” Brady said. “He’s a very smart player who has a great feel for the game, who has a great feel for how to get open in manto-man (coverage), where to find the spots in zone, great body language.” That body language and Welker’s ability to confuse defensive backs are keys to his success. He also knows that reading what the

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safeties are doing is a key to how the defense will handle a play. He usually lines up in the slot and tries to start his patterns the same way so a defender doesn’t know what’s coming. Then the sure-handed receiver will plant his foot, cut sharply to the left or right or head downfield and latch onto Brady's pass after eluding a defender. “I think you go off and react to what they do,” Welker said. “However they decide to play you, you attack it. A lot of it is reaction and being quick and in and out of breaks and doing different things to get open.” Deion Branch usually lines up on the outside and tight end Aaron Hernandez sometimes starts there, too. Gronkowski and Welker are at their best over the middle. “I just think that they have a good system,” Giants cornerback Corey Webster said. “How they use (Welker) inside the system is wonderful. You can’t have a system without players inside of it as well.” When Welker was at Texas Tech, he couldn’t imagine being so successful in the NFL, let alone making it to his second Super Bowl in four years.

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New England’s Wes Welker answers questions during a news conference on Wednesday, in Indianapolis.

AFC Champion New England Patriots Head Coach: Bill Belichick Pos No. Player 3 Stephen Gostkowski K QB 8 Brian Hoyer 10 Tiquan Underwood WR 11 Julian Edelman WR 12 Tom Brady QB 14 Zoltan Mesko P 15 Ryan Mallett QB 18 Matthew Slater WR RB 22 Stevan Ridley 23 Nate Jones CB CB 24 Kyle Arrington 25 Patrick Chung S 27 Antwaun Molden CB 29 Sterling Moore S 31 Sergio Brown S 32 Devin McCourty CB 33 Kevin Faulk RB 34 Shane Vereen RB 36 Lousaka Polite RB RB 39 Danny Woodhead 41 Malcolm Williams CB 42 BenJarvus Green-Ellis RB 44 James Ihedigbo S 48 Danny Aiken C 50 Rob Ninkovich LB 51 Jerod Mayo LB 52 Dane Fletcher LB 54 Brian Waters G 55 Brandon Spikes LB 58 Tracy White LB 59 Gary Guyton LB 61 Marcus Cannon T 62 Ryan Wendell C 63 Dan Connolly G 64 Donald Thomas G 65 Nick McDonald G 70 Logan Mankins G 71 Brandon Deaderick DE 72 Matt Light T 74 Kyle Love DT 75 Vince Wilfork NT 76 Sebastian Vollmer T 77 Nate Solder T 81 Aaron Hernandez TE 83 Wes Welker WR 84 Deion Branch WR 85 Chad Ochocinco WR 87 Rob Gronkowski TE 90 Niko Koutouvides LB 94 Shaun Ellis DE 95 Mark Anderson DE 97 Ron Brace DT 98 Gerard Warren DT

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“I didn’t really have any big expectations,” he said. “I really just wanted a job. I wanted to go out there and do the best I can to try to get that job.” He signed as a free agent with San Diego. The Chargers waived him after the first game in 2004 and the Miami Dolphins signed him after the second. As a rookie, he returned kickoffs and punts but didn’t catch a single pass. In seven seasons since then — five with the Patriots — he has 650 receptions. With 123 in 2009 and 122 this season, he joined Cris Carter as the only players with two seasons of more than 120. “He’s a very decisive player,” Brady said. “When you watch him run routes, he makes very swift decisions.

That gives me a lot of confidence.” But the 30-year-old Welker doesn’t take time to think about how far he’s come — from a lightly-regarded college player to Brady’s passing partner in two title games. In the 2008 championship game, his 11 catches tied a Super Bowl record, but the Giants won 17-14. Still, not bad for a little guy who drew little interest before the draft. “I just try to focus on the here and now, and what I have to do now to get ready for a game,” he said. “I don’t think you can really sit back and look back too much. You have just got to continue to get better, continue to try to learn and do what you can to try to help the team win.”



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Super Bowl: Giants-Patriots matchups B4 Sunday, February 5, 2012


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New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin speaks during a news conference for Super Bowl XLVI, Friday.

Matchups for the Super Bowl between the New York Giants and New England Patriots on Sunday in Indianapolis:

When the Giants have the ball

The Giants no longer are a grind-it-out offense. In fact, they ranked last in rushing this season, although that’s misleading because the running game has been better in their string of six wins in seven games. Ahmad Bradshaw (44) has battled through back and foot injuries and is more power ful than would be expected for his 5foot-9, 200-pound build. Brandon Jacobs (27) is the big back and has some burst. But the ground game has stagnated at times because the line has been inconsistent in its blocking. The Giants will try to spring Bradshaw and Jacobs behind G Chris Snee (76) and T David Diehl (66), but the line’s main chore is keeping QB Eli Manning (10) upright long enough for him to do damage. And Manning, in his best season of an eight-year career, has been superb. Even in the NFC championship game, when the numbers didn’t seem great in the 20-17 overtime win at rainy, slippery Candlestick Park, Manning made enough big plays to get the Giants to their second Super Bowl in four years.

He did so against the league’s most punishing defense and despite six sacks. Snee, fellow G Kevin Boothe (77) and C David Baas (64) will see plenty of DT Vince Wilfork (75), by far the best performer on defense for New England. Wilfork even will rush off the edge at times, but has been immovable in the middle of the line during the playoffs. The Patriots have eight sacks in the postseason and get pressure from a variety of people: LBs Rob Ninkovich (50), Jerod Mayo (51) and Brandon Spikes (55), and linemen Mark Anderson (95), Shaun Ellis (94) and perhaps a blitzing safety. Where New York matches up best is with WRs Hakeem Nicks (88), Victor Cruz (80) and Mario Manningham (82) against a jumbled secondary that, at times, has included WRs Julian Edelman (11) and Matthew Slater (18). CB Kyle Arrington (24) tied for the league lead with seven interceptions, but also injured his eye in the AFC championship win over Baltimore. He should be fine. New York’s biggest edge is in this area, especially if the Giants can get man coverage on one of those receivers against some relatively untested CBs, or against safeties James Ihedigbo (44) or Patrick Chung (25). Backup CB Sterling Moore (29) was vic-

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New York’s Eli Manning delivers a throw during practice on Friday.

timized for a 29-yard TD by Torrey Smith, but then stripped Lee Evans of a potential winning TD catch in the final moments.

When the Patriots have the ball

QB Tom Brady (12) was unhappy with his play in the AFC title game, and Brady rarely has two consecutive mediocre outings. He was intercepted twice by Baltimore, but did lead the winning drive, which he capped with a 1-yard dive and an emphatic spike. It’s Brady’s arm, of course, that New York must be most concerned with. This matchup is no different from the teams’ regularseason meeting, a 24-20 Giants win, nor from the 2008 Super Bowl. If Brady gets time, he will find his two All-Pro receivers, Wes Welker (83) and TE Rob Gronkowski (87), not to mention WR Deion Branch (84) and TE Aaron Hernandez (81). So the Giants must pressure Brady with a varied pass rush. Up front, All-Pro DE Jason Pierre-Paul (90), Justin Tuck (91) and Osi Umenyiora (72) need to be forces against a line built to protect Brady and anchored by Gs Logan Mankins (70) and Brian Waters (54) and T Matt Light (72). LBs Mathias Kiwanuka (94) and Michael Boley (59) are dangerous on the rush, as well. If the Giants can force either Gronkowski or Hernandez to block more than

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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick speaks during a news conference for Super Bowl XLVI, Friday.

the Patriots want, it could be decisive. So could the high left ankle sprain Gronkowski is battling through if it limits him. If not, the two tight ends are difficult challenges for New York’s linebackers — although backup Jacquian Williams (57) is quick enough to run with Gronkowski and Hernandez. Williams has a sprained right foot, though. Safeties Antrel Rolle (26) , Kenny Phillips (21) and Deon Grant (34) have stood out in pass coverage and run D recently. CB Corey Webster (23) figures to cover Welker, even when Welker lines up in the slot. Should the Giants get a decent pass rush on Brady, Welker becomes even more important to New England's offense. Also a key is if the Patriots can run as well as they did in the previous postseason games. BenJarvus Green-Ellis (42) is vastly underrated, and Danny Woodhead (39) is a versatile, do-everything guy. Mostly, though, it comes down to how much time Brady gets to throw. The Patriots will operate out of a no-huddle much of the time to minimize how many substitutions New York makes on defense. Because the Giants have so many versatile defenders, that might not work as well as it has against other teams.

Special teams

New England has plenty

of faith in PK Stephen Gostkowski (3), and indoors at Lucas Oil Stadium, he’s likely to attempt long field goals if necessary. His kickoffs in the playoffs have been consistently deep into the end zone. Punter Zoltan Mesko (14) is a lefty kicker and the ball can act funky off his foot. He doesn’t get on the field all that often, which is a good thing for the Patriots; the fewer punts, the better. Bill Belichick also has a special teams coaching background and his coverage groups are trustworthy. Not that the Giants are particularly dangerous in the return game. Where New York has been exceptional is in kick coverages, and the two critical turnovers in the NFC championship victory at San Francisco came on punt coverages. Lawrence Tynes (9) makes the clutch field goals and twice has kicked the Giants into the Super Bowl with overtime winners. His kickoffs have improved recently. Steve Weatherford (5) has been terrific in the second half of the season as the punter and did a masterful job holding for the winning field goal in the slop against San Francisco.


Two of the best in the business matching wits, Tom Coughlin and Belichick. Both come from the Bill Parcells coaching tree, Coughlin an offensive guru

and Belichick a defensive mastermind. Here’s the catch: New York has been a stronger defensive team in Coughlin’s tenure (200412), while the Patriots have morphed into an offensive machine since Belichick took charge in 2000. Coughlin’s players show a genuine fondness for the 65-year-old coach, particularly after he toned down his heavy-handed approach before the 2007 season. That, remember, was New York’s championship season. With fans calling for his job after a disappointing non-playoff performance in 2010, and again when the Giants were 7-7 during this regular season, Coughlin ignored the outside noise. More importantly, he got his players to remain focused on the prize — which is now one win away. Unlike Coughlin, who answers to GM Jerry Reese on many personnel issues, Belichick is in total charge in New England. His track record: three Super Bowl titles, five appearances in the big game (including this year) and a 155-58 overall mark as coach. Belichick is more willing to experiment in game plans and with his players; who else uses receivers as defensive backs, or has come up with a passing attack built on two passcatching tight ends? If either coach comes up with an unusual wrinkle in the Super Bowl, it almost certainly will be Belichick.

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B6 Sunday, February 5, 2012 OBITUARIES

OBITUARIES cian. John had many friends, pool buddies and musicians who will miss him dearly. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at

Margie C. Linares

John Albert Hamilton

A memorial is scheduled Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, from 12 to 1:30 p.m, at the Roswell Adult Center, for John Albert Hamilton, 88, who passed away on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, in Roswell. John will be cremated according to his wishes. John was bor n March 29, 1923, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to William M. and Grace P. Stolba Hamilton. His parents preceded him in death. John left behind the love of his life Sophie Erickerson to cherish his memories. John resided in Roswell about 30 years. He served our country as a chief phar macist mate in the U.S. Navy. John enjoyed going to the Adult Center, playing golf and pool. He was an artist and a musi-

Margie C. Linares, 75, of Roswell, passed away Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Margie C. Candelaria, in Arabela, on Aug. 6, 1936, to Graciano and Epifania Candelaria. Margie met Felipe Linares and they were married April 29, 1956. He preceded her in death and now once again, they will be reunited in their Heavenly home. Margie worked in her home caring for her six children and husband. She will be remembered as a loving wife and mother. Margie was preceded in death by her parents Graciano and Epifania Candelaria; husband Felipe Linares; daughter, Ernestine Candelaria; and brothers, Abe and David Candelaria. Those left to cherish Margie’s memory are children, Rick Linares, Esther and husband Mike Serna, Tony Linares, Nancy Mar-

tinez, and Margie Louisa Linares; grandchildren, Veronica, Carmen, Ricky, Chris, Mark, Cynthia, Efriam, Ernie, Eric, Joseph, Stefane, Savanah, Jaidyn, Jacob, Samuel, Sonja, Alex, Adam, and Angela; 37 great-grandchildren; sisters, Oly, Suzie and her husband Fritz, Lucy and her husband Gustavo, Velia, Cecilia, and Utilia and her husband Filimon; brothers, Arthur, Steve and wife Suzy, Sunny, and Eddy and his wife Tina. A rosary will be recited for Margie at 7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with the Rev. Juan Antonio Gutierrez, OFM, officiating. Inter ment will follow in South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, and Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, from 1-8 p.m. Efriam Linares, Ernest Linares, Eric Linares, Alex Linares, Adam Linares, Joseph Ser na, Samuel Jimenez, Rick Linares Jr., and Mark Granado will serve as pallbearers. Veronica Garcia, Angela Linares, Sonja Romero, Stefane Linares, Carmen Medina, and Savanah Linares will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family would like to thank Vista Care Hospice and all its staff who helped our family in our time of need. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

James Natividad

A rosary will be said for James Natividad, “Little Jim,” at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at Immaculate Conception Parish, Dexter. A funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at Immaculate Conception Parish, with Deacon Jesus Herrera officiating. Interment will follow in South Park Cemetery. James Natividad, 45, of Odessa and Dexter passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, in Odessa, Texas, after a courageous fight with cancer. James was born March 12, 1966, in Roswell, to Elias Hinjos and Juanita (Mireles) Natividad. He graduated from Dexter High School in 1985. James was an active athlete in all sports and played in the band. Hanging out with his family and friends was James’ favorite thing to do. He will be remembered as a very outgoing person and a loving son and uncle. He was preceded in death by his father and mother Elias and Juanita Natividad; brother, Nicky Natividad; maternal grandfather Eloy Mireles; and paternal grandparents Rodlfo and Eulalia Natividad. Those left to cherish James’ memory are broth-

Roswell Daily Record er, Ricky Natividad; sisters, Melissa Banda (Joe) and Melinda Natividad; nieces and nephews, Anthony Banda, Krystal Banda, Natasha Banda, Michael Montoya, and Jacob Montoya; maternal grandmother Eliser Mireles; uncles, Tommy Mireles (Grace) and Abel Mireles (Margaret); aunts, Ruby Parks and Dilly Brady (Lawerence); great-nephews, Gavin Banda and Joshua; greatniece Abrielle; and numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins. A special thanks to his doctors at Texas Oncology, Home Hospice, and his cousin, Ishmael, and Ruperta Barrera. Lorenzo Orosco, Manuel Delgado, David Solis, Alfonso Barrera, Jamie Hinojos, and David Olivas will serve as pallbearers. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Originally from Roswell, N.M., Ester was a member of St. Dominic’s Catholic Church in Panama City. She was preceded in death by her parents Louis and Alexandra Montanez; daughter, Mary Elaine; and sister, Elvira Veilleaux. Ester is survived by her husband of 54 years Rudy Charette; daughter, Loretta M. Kane-Carroll (Michael); three sons, Michael J. Charette, Patrick A. Charette (Teresa), and Randolph Charette (Sarah); a brother Alex Montanez (Mary); four sisters, Emma Fugerino, Eva Taylor (Bill), Helen Montanez, and Patricia Facio (Oracio); 11 grandchildren, Anthony McManus, Mark Kane, Patrick Kane, Jessica, Samantha Aubrey, Charette, Brandi, Joshua, Samantha, Maximus and Thadeus Charette; and five great-grandchildren, Alexandria, Conner, Harley, Isabella and Brylan. Funeral services were held on Jan. 10, 2012, in Panama City. Ester was laid to rest at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Expressions of sympathy may be submitted or viewed online at Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home; 2403 Harrison Avenue; Panama City, FL 32405, 850-763-4694.

Jeff Smith

Ester Charette

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Ester Charette, 83, loving devoted wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at a local nursing facility.

Services are pending at for Jef f Smith, 52, of Roswell, who passed away on Feb. 3, 2012. A complete announcement will be made when arrangements are finalized. Friends may pay respects online at Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Popular character actor Ben Gazzara dies at 81 in NY

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Ben Gazzara as Sgt. Angelo in a scene from 1968’s motion picture “The Bridge at Remagen.”

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Gazzara, whose powerful dramatic per for mances brought an intensity to a variety of roles and made him a memorable presence in such iconic productions over the decades as the original “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” on Broadway and the film “The Big Lebowski,” has died at age 81. Longtime family friend Suzanne Mados said Gazzara died Friday in Manhattan. Mados, who owned the Wyndham Hotel, where celebrities such as Peter Falk and Martin Sheen stayed, said he died after being placed in hospice care for cancer. She and her husband helped marry Gazzara and his wife, German-born Elke Krivat, at their hotel. Gazzara was a proponent of method acting, in which the performer attempts to take on the thoughts and emotions of the character he’s playing, and it helped him achieve stardom early in his career with two stirring Broadway performances. In 1955, he originated the role of Brick Pollitt, the disturbed alcoholic son and failed football star in “Cat

on a Hot Tin Roof.” He left the show after only seven months to take on an equally challenging role, Johnny Pope, the drug addict in “A Hatful of Rain.” It earned him his first of three Tony Award nominations. In 1965, he moved on to TV stardom in “Run for Your Life,” a drama about a workaholic lawyer who, diagnosed with a terminal illness, quits his job and embarks on a globe-trotting attempt to squeeze a lifetime of adventures into the one or two years he has left. He was twice nominated for Emmys during the show’s three-year run. Gazzara made his movie debut in 1957 in “The Strange One,” Calder Willingham’s bitter drama about brutality at a Southern military school. He had previously played the lead role of the psychopathic cadet, Jocko de Paris, on Broadway in Willingham’s stage version of the story, “End of Man.” He followed that film with “Anatomy of a Murder,” in which he played a man on trial for murdering a tavern keeper who had been accused of raping his wife.

After “Run for Your Life” ended in 1968, Gazzara spent the rest of his career alternating between movies and the stage, although rarely with the critical acclaim he had enjoyed during his early years. In the 1970s, he teamed with his friend director John Cassavetes for three films, “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie” and “Opening Night.” In another Cassavetes film, he appeared with Falk, and the two became friends (it was Cassavetes who introduced them to the Wyndham Hotel, according to a 1982 article in New York magazine). Gena Rowlands appeared with Gazzara in “Opening Night,” which also starred Cassavetes. Cassavetes and Rowlands were married; he died in 1989. Falk died last year. “It breaks my heart to have this era come to an end. Ben meant so much to all of us. To our families. To John. To Peter. To have them gone now is devastating to me,” she said in a statement. She said her prayers and thoughts went out to “all his loyal and wonder ful fans throughout the world.” Rita Moreno, who played Gazzara’s wife in the 2000 film “Blue Moon,” said, “He was a wonderful man, and I so enjoyed working with him. I wish I could have had the pleasure more often.” Other Gazzara films included “The Bridge at Remagen,” “The Young Doctors,” “They All Laughed,” “The Thomas Crown Affair,” “If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Belgium,” “The Spanish Prisoner,” “Stag” and “Road House.” He also made several films in Italy. He appeared on Broadway in revivals of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” “Awake and Sing!” “Strange Interlude” and several other plays. Gazzara began acting in

television in 1952 with roles on the series “Danger” and “Kraft Television Theater.” Before landing “Run for Your Life,” he played a police detective in the series “Arrest and Trial,” which lasted two seasons. Bor n Biagio Anthony Gazzara in New York on Aug. 28, 1930, he grew up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in a cold-water flat with a bathtub in the kitchen. His parents were immigrants from Sicily who met and married in New York, and his first language was Italian. Although he was baptized under his birth name, his parents always called him Ben or Benny. As a child he became fascinated with movies, and after giving his first performance, in a Boys Club play, he knew he had found his life’s work. “I disliked high school,” he once said, “and after two years of it I left without telling anyone at home.” Instead he spent his days

in movie theaters. He entered Erwin Piscator’s Dramatic Workshop in 1948. Eighteen months later he auditioned for the Actors Studio run by Lee Strasberg and was accepted. The school was a beehive of activity in those days, turning out such followers of method acting as Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, James Dean, Barbara Bel Geddes, Shelly Winters, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Rod Steiger and Julie Harris. “There’s a lot of voodoo about the Actors Studio,” Gazzara told The Associated Press in 1966. “In the best sense it was a place for professionals to stay in touch with their craft, where newcomers and professionals mingled, to grow, to try parts they would never get in the professional theater and to even fall on their face.” Gazzara’s first two marriages, to actresses Louise Erikson and Janice Rule,

ended in divorce.

While filming “Inchon” in Korea in 1981, he met Krivat. They married the following year, and the union endured.

“Elke saved my life,” Gazzara said in 1999. “When I met her, I was drinking too much, fooling around too much, killing myself. She put romance and hope back in my life.”

He adopted Krivat’s daughter, Danja, as his own. She recalled on Friday that he was a “complex soul” and that his role as a father to her and his own daughter was challenging.

“I adored Ben, and so did his daughter,” she said. “But we both had difficulty with him ... I think the difficulty lay in his complexity of being an actor and those layers that you have, that you bring with you.”

Besides Danja, Gazzara is survived by his wife, daughter Elizabeth and a brother.

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Reject tax increase

Dear Editor: The mayor wants to raise taxes in order to subsidize private businesses. He’s proud that his predecessors gave tax money, in the form of rent abatements, to a private company that could not meet its obligations. He thinks it is wonderful that public money was used to pay the wages of this company’s employees while they puttered around in a city-owned building. He evidently believes that giving my money away is a good idea. I disagree. A subsidized employee does not have a real job. That employee’s wages are paid by taxpayers. This is nothing more than redistribution of wealth. Your money was taken from you and given to someone else who produced nothing of value. The city of Roswell has already loaned over $2 million tax dollars to a local business, how many jobs did that create? And our city councilors are a real delight. One thinks he can “Tebow” a tax increase into existence. He evidently believes that God wants this tax increase. Another simply wishes he could mislead the public by calling a tax increase something other that what it is. Talk about hubris. These people really need to go, anywhere. No one has presented a plan for the money they want so badly, nor has anyone explained how we the people will benefit by giving our money to private industry. They have no plan, none at all. The mayor and his cronies just really, really want your money. This tax increase proposal should die, once and for all. Perhaps we need to drive a stake through its heart to make certain it stays dead. And we certainly should vote against anyone who believes, in spite of the mountain of evidence to the contrary, that raising taxes creates a business-friendly atmosphere, or that government officials are competent in the business world. These people are delusional. Please vote for someone else, anyone else. Businesses avoid New Mexico because of corruption, crime, poor schools which produce uneducated and unskilled workers, and an unfriendly tax structure. I don’t think raising taxes addresses these problems. Thank you, Rick Wolfert Roswell

Elected officials work for citizenry

Dear Editor: Fellow citizens, we have not been responsible business owners! Our employees become arrogant, rude, and in many cases, abusive. They are similar to overindulged children. They must have their way, and if we don’t approve their demands they keep returning with the same, or more, demands until they wear us down. In their opinion, they are educating us until they get their way. We are derelict by not remaining firm and reminding them they work for us. We have been taught to live within our means, or there will be serious consequences. Our employees overspend and are not living within our means. They adopt “continuing resolutions” to extend our spending. They travel First Class using our credit. They use their (our) offices for personal gain after they have left our employ. They seek higher office, or to retain their office while receiving full pay and benefits, yet they are not doing our work while campaigning. We must convince them we are very serious. Congress is at an all-time low in approval ratings. The administration is very low in approval ratings. Congress is not doing its job, yet, we continue to renew their contracts because, “my representative is wonderful.” Of course my representative is wonderful because he/she brings home the “pork.” The only problem is “What happens when we run out of money to buy the pig?” Is it right for our employees to take money from us to build the bridge to nowhere? Is it right to take money from the people of Iowa to build projects for us? Infrastructural improvements and capital expenditures must be based on prioritized needs and not on political and party patronage. We must start somewhere if we want our employees to work for us and stop having us work for the employees. If Congress and the administration cannot adopt a balanced budget, or at least a tenable budget (it would be nice if Congress would even adopt a budget) we should reduce their salaries, all the elected officials, the president, the House of Representatives and the Senate. We should cut their travel allowance and their per diem. “Fact finding” trips should be limited to a maximum number per year and limited to a small number of the committee and staff (spouses travel on personal funds not the taxpayers’) to go on these “fact finding” junkets. The taxpayers should not pay for vacations of the elected officials or their spouses. A friend suggested that when they are in Washington, D.C., they could be housed on military bases in the Washington area, as opposed to their plush townhouses and condominiums. There are meals available for them at the bases, medical facilities and the military has ample transportation vehicles. Of course, they could use their own car; take the Metro and local buses, just like the rest of the federal employees. Are they really above the average employee (a government “of the people”) a government made up of citizens. Their per diem should be adjusted to reflect the economy of the area they visit. A budget has not been adopted in more than 1,000 days. Surely, minds as brilliant as those who are working for us, and want to “educate” us, could adopt a budget instead of wasting weeks of our money to adopt yet another continuing resolution for two months. It is interesting that the continuing resolution is usually at the eleventh hour just prior to a “vacation” adjournment. This action gives the government the authority to extend spending for another two months. We don’t need extensions. We need a budget, a balanced budget. We need action to cut excessive spending. Our employees’ definition of cutting spending is to reduce the proposed future budget increase and not the current level of spending. Read George Orwell’s “1984.” Our employees would use tweezers when a chainsaw is required for adequate cutting. Fellow citizens, we have not been responsible employers. We have employees who want to educate us, fool us, and brainwash us while they are taking money from the cash register! We must stop rewarding this behavior. It is time all senators, representatives and the president know they are responsible to all the citizens of the United States of America and not the lobbyists, not the local self-interests, not their personal enrichment but to the citizens of the United States of America. This is not just at election time, but all the time. The platitudes and promises have far outweighed the action and performances of our elected officials. We must regain our role as employer and not the employees of the federal government. Respectfully, John Lankford Roswell


Sunday, February 5, 2012



The passion for truly educating our children in New Mexico goes without question. I know this is true, despite our current ranking (48th in the nation). So it’s now time to take notice of our failing school system, examine the opportunities for positive change and give our public education system the chance to live up to its potential. And it’s time for our parents, our communities and our legislators to embrace the reforms necessary to make it so. In the past year I have visited nearly 50 of our 89 school districts. I have heard the resounding voices of adults and children — all eager to see our schools and students succeed. With each visit to every school, and in every classroom, I have witnessed the optimism, desir e and hope on the faces of every student across the state. Our students, educators and parents deserve to be recognized for their continued trust in our public school system and deserve to realize true progress as a result of their faith. There is no magic solution to our current status, but there are a few key initiatives that will have a lasting impact on our students’ futures. Two bills before the Legislature right now will, when passed, dramatically and positively impact our students. Bills to assess and advance reading proficiency (House Bill 69 and Senate Bill 96) are being considered by our legislators. The news media calls this initiative the

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“No Social Promotion” bill and while, yes, third-grade retention is part of it, that label demeans the bill’s true purpose and character. This initiative would, for the first time, gauge the reading skills of our children from kindergarten through the third grade, something many schools don’t do now. This provides us — parents, teachers, administrators — the opportunity to help our children with progr essive r eading intervention s years before they reach the third grade. We have proposed $17 million for this program. While this may seem like a large sum, the cost is insignificant in comparison to the cost to our childr en and their future if we fail to intervene on their behalves now. Only if they lear n to read will our children have the chance to excel in subjects like math, science and social studies, and be empowered in all aspects of their lives. We know if a child can’t read by the end of third grade, they are four times more likely to drop out of school. The second initiative now before the Legislature would re-design the system for evaluating our teachers and principals. We need to identify our greatest teachers, celebrate them and, yes, pay them mor e. New Mexico’s curr ent teacher evaluation system places nearly zero weight on student performance, which means that those teachers working miracles in our classrooms receive no credit for their heroic efforts. New Mexico teachers can reach the ceiling for pay in just seven years based only on years of expe-

rience and number of college degrees — not how successful they ar e in teaching our kids. Our teachers deserve the satisfaction of being rewarded for their efforts. If a teacher continues to demonstrate excellence through improved student achievement, then she or he deserves a system that continues to reward those strides. We all should expect, and our children deserve, an evaluation that ensures our students are learning and excelling. According to the 2011 Diplomas Count report, New Mexico loses 71 students every school day. When we say “lost,” we mean these students will fail to graduate with a diploma. These children are our loved ones, our neighbors, our future, and ultimately our responsibility. We cannot maintain the status quo — it’s not working. If we’re going to push education forward in New Mexico, we’re going to need to speak up for these reforms. If these ideas sound like the kind of reform you want for our children, I urge you to join us. Please email us at and we’ll keep you updated on opportunities to support these initiatives. And please don’t hesitate to call your legislator! I love this Land of Enchantment because of its rich culture, history and passionate people. These three factors play an enormous role in our education system. Let’s make sur e we continue to honor the diversity of our state, learn from our history and move forward with real change for our children.

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NFL award season: Von Miller wins DROY INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has won a twoman race with 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith for the 2011 Associated Press NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award. Miller, the No. 2 overall pick in the draft, sparked a defensive turnaround in Denver with his steady and sometimes spectacular play. He teamed with quarterback Tim Tebow to energize the Broncos, who rallied from a 2-5 record to the AFC West title and a playoff win over Pittsburgh. “It’s special because you only get one rookie season,” Miller said. “You don’t get two tries at it. It’s really a oneand-done thing. That was probably the most special thing about it, you only get one shot to accomplish this feat.” Miller received 39 votes from a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the NFL. Smith, also a first-round choice, got the other 11. The awards were presented on an “NFL Honors” primetime special Saturday night on NBC. “Aldon and me are good friends. If he got it, I wouldn’t have been mad. That’s still like my buddy,” Miller said. “If anybody else would have gotten him, I probably would have been sick. But knowing him and knowing what kind of guy he is and spending time with him, I know what type of player he is and he deserved it, too.” The second Bronco to win the award — LB Mike Croel got it in 1991 — Miller made 64 tackles and had 11 1/2 sacks despite missing one game and playing the last four contests with a cumbersome cast protecting his surgically repaired right thumb. “The thumb is a setback,”

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has won the 2011 Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award. Newton is the second straight No. 1 overall draft pick to take the honor in voting by a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league. Rams QB Sam Bradford won it last year. “I want to thank the man upstairs,” Newton said. The first Panther to take the award, Newton received 47 votes to three for Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton. The awards were presented on the “NFL Honors” primetime special Saturday night on NBC. Newton set an NFL record for touchdowns rushing in a season by a quarterback with 14 and became the first player in league history to throw for 4,000 yards and rush for 500. He helped Carolina improve from 2-14 to 6-10, throwing for 21 touchdowns.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Spencer Levin remained in control in the Phoenix Open in front of the largest crowd in tournament history, shooting a 3-under 68 on Saturday to take a six-stroke lead into the final round. The crowd of 173,210 in perfect conditions at TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course broke the record of 170,802 set in the third round in 2008. “It was fun for sure, but I was trying to focus, too,” Levin said about the huge crowd and party atmosphere. “You don’t get that too often, all those people cheering.” Levin, five strokes ahead after the completion of the second round Saturday morning, had four birdies and a bogey to reach 17 under. The bogey on the par5 15th was his first since the opening hole of the tournament. “I felt like I played solid,” Levin said. “I felt like I was in control of my ball most of the day, and yeah, I’m pleased. I’ve never had a big lead like that starting the day, and I thought I played well. Overall, I’m pleased about it.” Webb Simpson was 11 under after a 68. At No. 6 in the world, he’s the highestranked player in the field. “I feel good, but my swing is just not really getting in sync,” Simpson said. “I’m missing the ball left and right. I want to polish that up. But I made a bunch of good swings down the stretch that gave me a lot of confidence.” The 27-year -old Levin, remembered for a hole-inone and 13th-place tie in the 2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock while still in school at New Mexico, is winless on the PGA Tour. He came close last year, losing a playoff to Johnson Wagner in the Mayakoba Golf Classic. Last

week at Torrey Pines, Levin had a share of the firstround lead after a 62, but followed with rounds of 76, 73 and 72 to tie for 43rd. “Hopefully, I can just stay calm, try my best and keep having fun,” Levin said. “I’m going to try my best. That’s all I’m going to do, and we’ll see what happens.” Bubba Watson was seven strokes behind Levin after a 67. “He’s playing so good, you don’t expect him to come back in the field,” Watson said. “You’re going to have to go chase him down.” Tour rookie John Huh also was 10 under after a 69. Kyle Stanley was eight strokes back after a 69 as he tries to rebound from a devastating loss. On Sunday at Torrey Pines, he made a triple-bogey 8 on the final hole of regulation and lost to Brandt Snedeker in a playoff. Jason Dufner, second last year after a playoff loss to Mark Wilson, shot a 68 to join Stanley, Chris Stroud (66), Greg Chalmers (67) and Ben Crane at 9 under. Fan favorite Phil Mickelson was 8 under after a 67. The former Arizona State star won the tournament in 1996 and 2005. “I’d like to be further up, but given where I was 27 holes ago, I’m in a really good spot,” Mickelson said. “I’m starting to play some good golf, and I’m starting to get a little bit of momentum. I feel great with the putter.” Many players wore green clothing as part of title sponsor Waste Management’s green-out at TPC Scottsdale. Rickie Fowler was one of the greenest, dressing in matching dark green shirt, pants, shoes and a green and white hat. Levin didn’t follow the crowd, wearing a white shirt, visor and shoes and black pants.

Broncos coach John Fox said. “I mean, I can’t deny that. It affects what you can do with that one hand. I don’t have any doubts in my mind he would have shattered any types of records. With all due respect, I’m convinced he would have shattered any records if he’d have stayed 100 percent.”

Newton wins OROY

Lions QB Stafford wins CPOY

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has won the 2011 Associated Press NFL Comeback Player of the Year award. Stafford beat out six other players who received votes from a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regular-

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ly cover the league. Stafford fought through injuries his first two seasons, then threw for more than 5,000 yards in 2011 to lead Detroit to its first playoff berth in 12 years. He received 21 votes, six more than Cleveland linebacker D’Qwell Jackson. San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith finished third, followed by Carolina receiver Steve Smith, Denver defensive end Elvis Dumervil, New England defensive end Andre Carter and Giants quarterback Eli Manning. Stafford is the first Lion and the ninth quarterback to win the award since its inception in 1998. Stafford stressed the team’s success was more important than anything he did individually. Detroit made the playoffs for the first time since 1999. “That’s what people are judged on this time of year,” said Stafford, who added the Lions are capable of much more than just earning a wild-card berth and losing in the opening round. “”We have great talent around me. We’ve got it all. We’re still proving ourselves.” Stafford not only had a great comeback year from shoulder and knee injuries in his first two pro seasons, but he was exceptional at leading comebacks in games. He helped Detroit become the first team in NFL history to rally and win four games after being down by at least 13 points, including 20-plus point comebacks at Dallas and Minnesota. “He doesn’t waver,” receiver Nate Burleson said. “When you have a quarterback that isn’t worried, who always has a smile on his face and lets the ball release out of his hand like a cannon, you’re not worried at all. You look at him like he’s the captain of

the boat and if he’s ready to sail, we’re going to go to sea with him.”

49ers’ Jim Harbaugh wins Coach of Year

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — San Francisco’s Jim Harbaugh has won the 2011 Associated Press NFL Coach of the Year award for leading the 49ers back to the playoffs. In his first season as an NFL head coach, Harbaugh guided the 49ers to a 13-3 mark and the NFC West championship game. They beat New Orleans in the first round of the playoffs before losing the conference title game to the Giants. A former NFL quarterback and successful coach at Stanford, Harbaugh earned 45 votes from a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the NFL. He easily outdistanced Green Bay’s Mike McCarthy, who received three votes, and Denver’s John Fox, who got two. Atlanta’s Mike Smith is the last man to win the award in his initial season as an NFL head coach, in 2008.

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during the season, both beating league marks he already held.

Ravens LB Terrell Suggs wins DPOY

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Baltimore linebacker Terrell Suggs, the most dynamic player on the Ravens’ staunch defense, has won the 2011 Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year award. On a team featuring longtime stars Ray Lewis and Ed Reed, Suggs stood out most for a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league. He earned 21 votes, seven more than Minnesota end Jared Allen. Suggs had 70 tackles, including 14 sacks, and was a force all over the field from his hybrid linebacker-end position.

Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers wins MVP

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers has won the 2011 Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in a landslide. Rodgers earned 48 votes to two for New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees in balloting by a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the NFL. The Packers star is the first Green Bay player honored since Brett Favre concluded a run of three straight seasons as MVP in 1997. Rodgers led the NFL in passing with a 122.5 rating built on 45 touchdown passes, six interceptions and a 68.3 completion percentage as the Packers went 15-1 and won the NFC North.

Saints quarterback Drew Brees wins OPY

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Drew Brees’ record-setting season has earned the New Orleans quarterback the 2011 Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year award. Brees shattered Dan Marino’s 27-year -old mark by passing for 5,476 yards, and his 468 completions broke Peyton Manning’s 2010 record of 450. Brees finished the season completing 71.6 percent of his passes, breaking his own 2009 NFL record (70.6). He also surpassed 300 yards passing for seven straight games and 13 times

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Denver’s Von Miller reacts after receiving the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year award during the inaugural NFL Honors show Saturday in Indianapolis.

Sunday, February 5, 2012



Roswell Daily Record

MARTHA D. URQUIDES-STAAB VISTAS EDITOR PHOTOS COURTESY OF SHERRY MUMFORD There is a point in life when something unexpected happens or a light bulb clicks that makes one realize all the good in life, then thoughts may stray on how others may not be doing as well. It’s happening more and more with a dwindling economy where some are doing better than others. A struggling family may need an extra hand. Or maybe tragic events occur for whatever reason and agencies in the city attend to those needs. Maybe sons and daughters partici- Sherri and Perry Toles, co-chairs of the United Way campaign. pate in organizations that help them grow, learn and United Way members the mistic with the way previous lead them to a successful other half community mem- campaigns are going, they path towards their future. bers. The agencies are then want to continue meeting the Whatever situations come to asked to prepare a 15 minute needs of the community. life the city is well-equipped detailed presentation on what Applications are reviewed and to help the citizens of the that agency does and how it the decision is made by the community… to an extent. serves the community. The United Way board. The success of this year’s Funding to keep them up and agencies help out an estimatis being credited to 17,000 people in the comcampaign ed running is another matter at hand. Some agencies are munity and that number con- the co-chairs of the campaign; Perry and Sherri Toles. loosing funding in capital out- tinues to grow. “They are dynamic volun“It’s hard to make those lay legislation and have to they are a trusted famibecause we feel like teers, decisions make due with cuts. There is due to being in the area for never have enough money ly we a way to help those organizations and that’s through the to meet all their needs. I many years. They helped get United Way of Chaves Coun- know the agencies are grate- the word out to the public ful for what they get, but it’s and friends,” said Mumford. ty. a hard decision,” said The Toles duo have been still The United Way of Chaves volunteering and have been County is an organization Mumford. When people donate to the involved with the United Way that thrives to better the community of Roswell and its United Way of Chaves Coun- for several years and want to surrounding areas. Most of ty, 100 percent of those dona- expand on public awareness and education about the its accomplishments in doing United Way. While the duo so couldn’t be possible withwas successful, they will not out the help of community be the chairs for next year’s members who donat to the campaign. organization. A yearly cam“This is my only year as a paign is put into place with a chair, there is a list of past goal of funds they strive to chairs dating back to 1956 achieve and in their motto and there have been no ‘Build a Better Community.’ duplicities. It would be unfair In their annual campaign, if I took it again. It’s a wonthe United Way’s goal was to derful experience very, I did raise $575,000, but was able not know what most of the to surpass last year’s goal by agencies did but I knew their $26,000 raising $486,651.69. names. Now that we have had Even though they didn’t meet a chance to know what they their goal, this campaign has do and visit with the agenaccomplished a record as the cies, it’s great to see their third highest increase in the compassion and their caring last 20 years. The money for their clients. It was very raised will then be allocated rewarding to really know you to the United Way agencies in The United Way Chile therare involved with a good the county. mometer that’s measuring cause,” said Perry Toles, coSherry Mumford, executive the donations of the 2011 chair for the 2011 campaign. director of the United Way, campaign. The United Way has had was very pleased with what support throughout the comwas raised during this campaign. “That was a big jump. tions stay in the county. munity during the year The United Way sets a goal When donations are made, including their charity golf every year that feels reason- specifications can be made to tour nament, Hike it and able enough to reach. It make sure that donations go Spike it and the first annual New Year’s Gala. The public is pushes us harder to make to a specific agency. Organizations in the cominvited to make donations at sure we get the word out to the community and let them munity who are interested in any time of the year by visitbeing a United Way Agency ing the United Way of Chaves know what we do.” When the campaign is over, can fill out an application. County website at unitedwaythe funds will be allocated by The process is not difficult, in and making a donadecision of a committee; half fact the United Way is opti- tion online or visiting the local United Way office at 400 N. Pennsylvania, Suite 300. In addition to the United Way, there is a separate entity of the United Way in the United Way of Chaves County Foundation. The goal of the foundation is to provide all the funding for the operations of the United Way of Chaves County. Every dollar raised during the annual campaign would go directly to the United Way agencies and to keep the United Way going. Donating can be done by giving plans including cash, securities, real estate, closely-held stock, tangible assets, life insurance, life income trust, charitable remainder, trust A United Way donation being made at Hike It and Spike It.


Member Agencies

American Red Cross in Southeastern New Mexico located at 1400 W. Second St., Suite M, is a volunteer-led humanitarian organization that provides food, clothing and shelter to victims of disaster. The Red Cross also trains the community in first aid, CPR and WED. For more information call 622-4370 Assurance Home located at 1000 E. 18th St. is a therapeutic group home for abused, neglected, homeless and “atrisk” adolescent children who are in need of a loving, homelike environment with therapeutic guidance. For more information call 624-1780.

Boy Scouts Conquistador Council located at 2603 N. Aspen Ave., provides educational programs to train youth in practical lifetime skills, positive character traits, leadership, service to others and ethical values. For more information call 622-3461 Boys and Girls Club of Roswell, Inc. located at 201 S. Garden Ave., helps children between the ages of 6 to 18 develop physically and socially through a variety of professionally planned and supervised activities. The Boys and Girls Club also offers after-school programs. For more information call 623-3196. Chaves County CASA, recruits, trains and supervises volunteer citizens who advocate for abused ad neglected children. CASA helps children to have a safe, permanent, loving and a forever home. For more information call 6250112.

Chaves County J.O.Y. Centers, Inc., located at 1822 N. Montana Ave., is designed to improve the quality of life for senior citizens by providing services at four centers located in Chaves County. Includes congregate and home-delivered meals. It also sponsors the Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs. For more information call 623-4866. Esperanza House located at 305 W. Tilden St. is established as a safe-house interview program for children which provides a location at which investigative interviews of child sexual abuse can take place in a comfortable, non-threatening environment. For more information call 625-1095

Family Resources and Referral located at 118 E. Fourth St., refers parents who need child care to family day care homes and child care centers that have met specific requirements. Provides a training program for day care providers and day center staff. For more information call 622-9000. Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest located on 1307-B E. College Blvd., is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls in an accepting and nurturing environment. Girls build character and skills for success in the real world. For more information call 622-7801. Roswell Literacy Council located on 609 W. Tenth St. is a program where trained volunteers help adults with learning goals. Literacy development: listening, speaking, reading, writing, thinking and understanding. It helps increase opportunities for employment, abilities to participate in the community and quality for life. The Roswell Refuge, provides a safe place for women and children who are, or may be, subject to physical or mental harm due to neglect, abuse or exploitation. For more information call 624-3222.

The Salvation Army located on 612 W. College Blvd., provides free food distribution and the collection and pick up of donated apparel and household furnishings. Maintains household goods and furnishings distribution centers. For more information call 622-8700.

Affiliate Agencies

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico, located at 1717 W. Second St., Suite 200, creates and nurtures a special relationship between a vulnerable child and a trusted friend and mentor where elements of magic and wonder come together as the child gains the will to follow his/her dreams. For more information call 627-2227.

The First Tee of the Pecos Valley located at 201 W. 19th St., is a youth development program affording children an opportunity to learn positive life skills including self-management, interpersonal communication, goal setting and conflict resolution.

Wings for L.I.F.E., provides educational, behavioral and social skills especially to families with loved ones incarcerated and adults and juveniles in detention. Provides youth development for elementary school children that nurtures positive behaviors valued by society. For more information call 317-2042.

gift annuities, life estate agreement and wills. President of the foundation is Bob Armstrong and he has been with the foundation since its

inception. For more information about the United Way call 6224150.

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Husband concerned about wife’s contact with exes

Q: How do I deal with my wife’s continuing relationships with her exboyfriends? We have been married two years and she still likes to communicate with them. I trust my wife, but I don’t understand why she feels the need to keep reaching out to them. Juli: I think you are right to be concerned about this, even if you trust your wife. A person’s friendships with the opposite sex need to change after marriage. This is particularly true with exboyfriends or girlfriends. Even if the relationships are strictly platonic, they present the potential for a romantic relationship in the future. When you go through difficulty in your marriage, it will be too easy for your wife to confide in another man. While your wife needs the support and companion-

ship of close female friends, her friendships with men need to be more superficial and distant. Unfortunately, that is not a popular thing to say today. But guarding a marriage means protecting it from the potential of competing intimate relationships. I would ask your wife why she continues to communicate with her former boyfriends. Explain to her that it is important for you to be the one man she confides in. Tell her that this isn’t about trust. It’s about being her one and only. Q: My wife and I have been married for less than a year, and I was just diagnosed with cancer. Even more than my own health, I’m worried about what this means for our marriage. My wife didn’t sign up for this, and frankly, neither did I. Jim: I’m very sorry to




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this time. Contact Focus on the Family for a local referral. 4) Continue to make intimacy a priority. Sex is one of the greatest tangible bonds between a married couple. If it’s still possible, make it happen. 5) Reach outside yourself. You and your spouse may start to spiritually and emotionally “drown” in hopelessness if you constantly focus on your situation. Find ways to help others in need. 6) Realize it’s OK to question God. Present Him with your questions and uncertainties. 7) Reflect. Journal your thoughts, feelings and reflections. Then share them with your spouse. 8) Refuse to be owned by your condition. Life, no matter how painful or confusing, is precious and

worth living. Do your best to make lemonade out of lemons.

The road before you may be rough, but the strongest marriages are founded on trials such as the one you’re facing. May God grant you and your wife strength as you weather this storm together!

lear n of your diagnosis. Cancer is not an easy thing for any family, let alone newlyweds who are just beginning their jour ney together. Like most couples, when you pledged to love “in sickness and in health,” you were likely only thinking about the flu or the occasional broken bone. This diagnosis has cast a cloud over all of that. Author Erin Prater has developed a list of tips for dealing with a serious diagnosis as a couple. I hope you and your wife will take

it to heart as you look to what lies ahead: 1) Accept offers of help. If you’re involved with a church or a close group of friends, you’ll likely receive more assistance than you know what to do with. This will allow you to focus on healing and coping as a couple. 2) Find a support group. Contact your doctor’s office or church for referrals. 3) Find a good counselor. A certified family counselor can help you navigate the emotions associated with

“Creative Living” on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at noon and on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 2 p.m. Gayle Stephenson represents the Texas Peanut Producers Board which is located in Lubbock, Texas. She will share some quick and easy recipes for preparing peanut treats that make great after school snacks, as well as party foods. Designer and author, Carolyn Dahl will show how to turn heirloom crochet pieces into creative cloth designs. She’s from Houston, Texas. Roxanne Wyss is a home

economist with Williams Foods, Inc. in Lenexa, KS. She says that “a gravy mix can be a mealtime solution,” and she’ll share some recipes to prove her point.

BY LEANNE ITALIE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) — They’ve bitten their handlers, refused to budge from their beds and lost their shadow-casting jobs to potbellied pigs. And it turns out, not all groundhogs are really that good at predicting the weather. Not even Bill Murray as a movie weatherman escaped a couple of nips from the furry rodents on the set of his popular “Groundhog Day” that put the annual shadow or no shadow ritual on a loop in 1993. “Of course, the groundhog’s most glaring offense is that its legendary weather predictions are complete bunk,” said Linda Lombardi, a former zookeeper who has a blog and a book called “Animals Behaving Badly.” The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration analyzed the forecasts of groundhog prognosticators from 1988 to 2010 and concluded there was no correlation between predictions and the length of winter weather in a given year. Bad forecasting aside, history has a few ugly moments involving groundhog misbehavior on the big day, when designated groundhogs — and some

notable surrogates — are supposed to step into the sun each Feb. 2 and predict six more weeks of winter, or not. Legend has it that if the groundhog sees his shadow, winter will last for six more weeks. As always, the biggest Groundhog Day ruckus (Thursday will be the 126th) centers on prima donna Punxsutawney Phil, the seer of seers, sage of sages, prognosticator of prognosticators in Pennsylvania, who hasn’t always kept his pointy nose clean of misdeeds. “Phil is not a pet. Phil is truly not as warm and cuddly as perhaps you would want him to be. Phil is, in fact, a wild animal,” said Mike Johnston, vice president of Phil’s Inner Circle in Punxsutawney, where Groundhog Day began. “He will make his feelings known with a nip, maybe a couple of nips. If his handler continues to do things that displease him he’s likely to nail you,” Johnston said. Sound familiar, Mayor Michael Bloomberg? Charles G. Hogg, aka Staten Island Chuck, chomped on the mayor’s left index finger in 2009 when Bloomberg tried to coax him into the open using an ear of corn.

“We try not to speak of it,” said Mary Lee Montalvo, a spokeswoman for Chuck’s stomping ground, the Staten Island Zoo. “They have tried to make up. They’ve done a pretty good job. We’ve had no incidents since. I think Chuck thought the mayor was taking his food.” Bloomberg decided on industrial-strength gloves the following year. “I think they’re both feisty,” Montalvo said. The mayor was back by Chuck’s side Thursday for another go-round. A handful of other groundhog forecasters have tidy criminal records, including Gen. Beauregard Lee at the Yellow River Game Ranch in Lilburn, outside of Atlanta. The difference is nobody lays hands on the general, said Stefanie Reeves, his publicist. “He comes out on his own, or he doesn’t. We don’t control him. He controls us,” she said. The St. Louis Zoo gave up on Groundhog Day a year or so ago after their resident Lilly first refused to leave her burrow, then died of old age in 2009. In the ’80s, the zoo had Puck, who according to news accounts ran away right before Groundhog

Day in 1989, after two years of faulty forecasts. A potbellied pig named Bacon was deputized in 1996, when the zoo ran out of groundhogs. Groundhog Day was once a big deal in Niagara, Ky., where another potbellied pig, Arnold, was trotted out to make the prediction after the resident groundhog ate his way out of his cage. In New Jersey, the Franklin Township area’s groundhog lodge disbanded after 15 years in 2005 after J.B., which stands for Just Because, went missing from his burrowing grounds on a farm. The rodent hasn’t shown his shadow since. On Thursday, up to 18,000 people were expected to gather at Gobbler’s Knob to see what Punxsutawney Phil had to say about winter. And Johnston scoffed at the scientists who suggest the groundhog can’t predict the weather. Phil is never wrong, he says because somewhere and Phil doesn’t say where — winter is either going to end, or go on. “He is not burdened with the necessity to be site-specific,” Johnston said. “If you question the science, perhaps you’ve missed the point.”

BY DEAN FOSDICK FOR THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hand weeding is one of the most demanding chores in gardening, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Mulching, spraying, plant crowding and inexpensive stand-up tools can ease much of the back-straining work. And the time to plan for it is now, before you use any of that homemade compost or build your budget for planting supplies. Weeds generally are considered the thugs of the garden because they steal sun, water and nutrients that you’re trying to direct toward edibles and ornamentals. They often appear unsightly and out of place.

But weeds have a positive place in nature. They can be used to prevent soil erosion, provide food and cover for pollinators, and supply organic matter to depleted ground. Despite all that, it may be necessary to do some hand weeding around the yard. And there are ways to save time and effort doing it. Weed after it rains, when the ground is softer and weeds are easier to pull. Weed when the plants are small. Weed whenever and wherever you see them pop up, at any time of year. Or try: — Crowding your favorite plants. “The lazy man’s guide to gardening is to plant your flowers so tight

there isn’t room enough for any weeds to compete,” Pierson said. — Mulching. “Compost and leaves can smother weeds while making your soil healthier,” Pierson said. Solarization, or spreading plastic sheets or “geotextiles” over the ground, also prevents unwanted germination. — Using the right tools. Long-handled hoes, string trimmers and propanefueled “flamers” have helped gardeners avoid many an aching back. But be careful about where you direct those flames. Leaves and wood mulch are combustible combinations. — Spraying with synthetic herbicides. Weed-killing chemicals have proven

effective, but don’t overdo it. Targeting the spray rather than broadcasting it, and timing applications for windless days should reduce some of the ecological hazards. “Many people are using corn gluten now, which is more responsible for our groundwater,” Pierson said.

(Jim Daly is president of Focus on the Family, host of the Focus on the Family radio program, and a husband and father of two.

Dr. Juli Slattery is a licensed psychologist, cohost of Focus on the Family, author of several books, and a wife and mother of three.) (Submit your questions to: m) 1130 Walnut St. Kansas City, MO 64106; 816-5817500

Peanut treats, heirlooms, flower arranging and ‘green’ jewelry Information on painting electrical outlets, making “green” jewelry and flower arranging will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday, Feb. 9, at noon. Jamie Alcorta, owner of Walls of Art in Lubbock, Texas, will show how to clean up the clutter of electric outlets under the backsplash by painting them to match a popular tile – tumbled marble. Shannon Designer, Bielke will show how to use recycled products, lots of “bling,” along with paints to create beautiful

“green” jewelry. Her business is Sha & Co., and she’s from Payson, Ariz. Casey Schwartz is a floral designer, and she makes arranging flowers look so easy. She’s going to demonstrate a technique called gather, drop and fill for arranging flowers. It uses a main face flower, a spray flower and some filler. Her company is Flower Duet in Redondo Beach, Calif. Information on preparing peanut treats, turning heirloom crochet pieces into other designs, and using gravy mixes will be the featured topics on



R yan Rodriquez and Lindsay Adams are excited to announce their upcoming wedding. Lindsay Adams is the daughter of Lee and Karla Adams of Roswell. Lindsay graduated from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s in exercise science. She will graduate from ENMU-R in May with a degree in occupational therapy. Ryan Rodriquez is the son of Rocky and Penny Rodriquez of Roswell. R yan graduated from ENMU with a bachelor’s in history. He is currently seeking a master’s in sports administration. He is presently working at Mesa Middle School. The ceremony will be held at First Church of the Nazarene on June 2, 2012.

Ryan Rodriguez and Lindsay Adams

VISTAS WEDDING POLICY The Daily Record now charges for wedding, engagement and anniversary announcements. The charges will be $12 for the first 8 column inches of text and 18 cents a line thereafter. A photo is $5. Wedding, engagement and anniversary announcement forms are available at the RDR offices, 2301 N. Main St. Anniversary announcements for page C2 in Sunday editions are for couples celebrating their 25th anniversary and are then published in five-year intervals up to the 60th anniversary. Couples celebrating 60 or more years are eligible every year. Couples with anniversaries less than 25 years, or those with anniversaries not falling on the five-year intervals, will have the option of placing the announcement on page C2 on Sundays, or the A section any day of

the week. Anniversary announcements may be accompanied by two photographs. The deadline for submission of anniversary, engagement or wedding announcements is at noon the Wednesday before the desired Sunday of publication. Anniversary announcements are for couples celebrating at least their 25th anniversary, and are then published in five-year intervals up to the 60th anniversary. Couples celebrating 60 or more years of marriage are eligible every year. A photograph can accompany an anniversary, engagement or wedding announcement. The deadline for submission of anniversary, engagement or wedding announcement is at noon on the Wednesday before the desired Sunday of publication.

“Green” Jewelry

This project involves using recycled products along with paints to create beautiful jewelry. The base of the jewelry is chipboard, or a piece of cardboard (not corrugated.) You can use pre-cut chipboard pieces or cut your own – or use both. 1. Coat all pieces, front and back, with black acrylic paint.

2. When dry, coat all pieces with a mixture of gold and copper paints. Allow to dry. Gently rub a bit of the metallic paint off most pieces to reveal a bit of the black underneath. 3. Using the end of a small paintbrush, pound it over and over into the painted pieces to create the “old worked metal” look. 4. Using blue and green acrylic paints, dab a bit of each color on some of the pieces to create a patina effect. 5. Using needle nose pliers, separate pieces of old chains and connect

them to individual pieces of jewelry with holes already pierced in them.

6. Build a necklace and bracelet by putting pieces together as desired, connecting with rings and chain sections. Create earrings to match.

“Creative Living” is produced and hosted by Sheryl Borden. The show is carried by more than 118 PBS stations in the United States, Canada, Guam and Puerto Rico and is distributed by Westlink, Albuquerque.

Bites and escapes: When groundhogs misbehave

Being smart about weeds can save time, back strain

Finally, if you can’t beat them, eat them. One person’s eyesore is another salad.

Some of the most common edible weeds, such as Canada thistle, dandelion and wild mustards, can make appetizing side dishes or key ingredients in salads, said Emilie Regnier, a weed ecologist with Ohio State University.



Lawrence Brothers IGA awarded Five Star honor Roswell Daily Record

CHICAGO — IGA today announced that the Roswell-based Lawrence Brothers IGA and owner Jay Lawrence have been awarded the IGA Five Star honor for achievement in IGA’s Assessment Program. Five Star is the highest level of recognition possible under the Assessment Program’s rigorous standards. The IGA Assessment Program focuses on store

appearance and product quality, employee training, customer service and support, and involvement in the local community. The IGA Assessment Program involves three unrevealed and one revealed assessment within the course of a year, and also incorporates a customer feedback component. “IGA’s customers know that when they shop at

IGA, they’re supporting not only their local independent retailer, but their community as a whole,” IGA CEO Mark Batenic said. “The heart and soul of IGA retailing is providing our customers with the very best level of service along with a personalized, community-focused shopping experience. Lawrence Brothers is a shining example of a store that is elevat-

ing the power of the IGA brand by providing a total customer experience. We’re proud of Jay Lawrence and Lawrence Brothers IGA’s achievement and thank all the customers who inspired the Lawrence Brothers team to be the best.” Store director Blake Meek commended the Roswell IGA’s team. “We at Lawrence Brothers IGA are so proud to be

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Roswell’s Five Star IGA,” Meek said. “We achieved this honor by working as a team to meet the needs of our customers. I’d like to thank my dedicated team for their hard work day in and day out.” IGA is the world’s largest voluntary supermarket network with aggregate worldwide retail sales of more than $31 billion per year. The Alliance includes more

than 5,000 Hometown Proud Supermarkets worldwide, supported by 36 distribution companies and more than 55 major manufacturers, vendors and suppliers encompassing everything from grocery to equipment items. IGA has operations in 46 of the United States and 38 countries, commonwealths and territories.

ND oil boom poses pros, cons for neighbor Obama: jobs for veterans BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s oil boom brings with it tremendous wealth and enor mous problems — and both are coming to South Dakota, industry experts say. South Dakota has oil wells in counties such as Butte and Harding. The state isn’t poised to compete with North Dakota — which is expected to soon become the second-biggest oil-producing state behind Texas — but experts say that crude-carrying areas should prepare to see some of the same prosperity and problems. Among the pending difficulties: increased traffic, housing shortages and skyrocketing rents. Those issues were laid AP Photo out for about 600 people who filled the Belle Hundreds of people concerned with the local impact of North Dakota's oil boom gathered for a Fourche Area Community town hall in Belle Fourche, S.D., Thursday. Center’s auditorium late Thursday for a town hall munity leaders should do But panelists said Each morning, the buzz meeting called “Coming as South Dakota inches South Dakotans should in town is about how Down the Pipe.” The event toward tapping its oil embrace the possibilities. many trucks had camped was designed for experts potential. Truck drivers bring busi- out the night before, talk about the frenzy in “Make sure you focus. ness, and communities Klewin said. North Dakota’s oil patch It’s all about planning,” will need parking, restauThe trucks are carrying that is already trickling said Gene Veeder, a panel rants, truck stops and hay, pumps, tanks, pipes south. speaker and executive highway expansion — all and equipment, and their “We want people to director of McKenzie of which will translate to route extends as far south understand the effect of County Job Development more jobs, they said. as Houston all the way to development and the Authority who said conAlready, U.S. 85 in the border with Canada. stress it puts on the com- structing single-family South Dakota was Jim LeMar, a Rapid City munity,” said Lynn Ham- units and affordable hous- expanded to a four -lane construction worker, was merstrom, former presi- ing should be a priority. highway in December among the concer ned dent of First Interstate Veeder should know: 2010 to handle heavier audience members. He Bank who lives in Belle North Dakota’s McKenzie traffic traveling to North experienced the boom in Fourche, a town in north- County has seen rent Dakota’s oil patch. Gillette, Wyo., in the wester n South Dakota prices steadily climb to Cal Klewin, executive 1970s when oil, coal and with about 5,700 resi- averages of $1,500 to director of the Theodore uranium production dents. $2,000, he said. Roosevelt Expressway, exploded. The standing-room-only “If you need 1,000 work- described the truck stop “This is huge in comparcrowd listened to a panel ers, you need to figure it on Highway 12 and U.S. ison,” he said of North of oil industry, infrastruc- out,” he said. “I love the oil 85 in Bowman, N.D., a Dakota’s boom. The state ture and economics industry, but communities town of fewer than 2,000 has outpaced predictions, experts, who gathered to can say, ‘We love you, but residents, where between last month surpassing a answer questions about this is how we’re going to 50 and 90 trucks stop milestone of half a million each night. barrels of oil a day. It now what residents and com- do it.”’

accounts for about 10 percent of total U.S. crude oil production, up from just 1 percent in 2007. The oil patch has brought with it wealth and jobs as most other states have struggled. LeMar said the construction industry already is hurting with too few people pounding nails. construction “The industry can’t keep up. Most motels are booked three years straight, from the moment they opened,” he said. Meeting attendees said that some of the boom downsides perhaps seem trivial, such as having to wait a half-hour for a fastfood meal, but they affect their daily lives. Hammerstrom acknowledged that the possibilities are “exciting but scary, too. You don’t know what to expect until you live it.” Shawn Wenko, a panelist and assistant director of the Economic Development Office in Williston, N.D., said the boom has brought jobs in all skill levels. Though oil is the No. 1 industry, agriculture and retail contribute to the economy, he said. Other job openings are in emergency services, medicine, education and dentistry. “We’re seeing a boom of population while for generations or decades we saw a decline,” Wenko said. “The younger generation is now moving back. In northwest North Dakota, your graduates from there left in the 1990s because there were no opportunities. Now, they’re fighting to get back.”

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co. ushered in Meg Whitman as its CEO with a $16.5 million compensation package that hinges on the one-time politician’s ability to lift the stumbling technology company’s stock price during the next two years. Last year’s pay consists almost entirely of 1.9 million stock options valued at $16.1 million, according to documents filed Friday. Whether Whitman ever gets an opportunity to cash in most the options will depend on whether

HP’s market value rises substantially from its depressed level when HP fired her predecessor, Leo Apotheker, as CEO last September. HP disclosed Whitman would be getting the stock options shortly after her hiring, but didn’t specify their value at that time. The company, which is based in Palo Alto, also had previously disclosed Whitman’s salary would be limited to $1 while she tries to rebuild the momentum that HP lost after ousting Mark Hurd as its CEO in a titillating

scandal in 2010. Apotheker fared even better than Whitman, partly because of a severance package that paid him more than $12 million in cash and allowed him to keep most of the stock awards that he got while he was CEO. Including the salary and perks that Apotheker received while he was still HP’s CEO, his 2011 compensation package was valued at $26.7 million. That figure excludes a $3.7 million stock incentive that HP canceled as part of Apotheker’s severance

agreement. If Whitman succeeds in her mission at HP, she could use the windfall from the stock options to offset her losses from her unsuccessful attempt to become California’s governor in 2010. During that campaign as the Republican nominee, she spent more than $140 million of her own money. Before entering the political arena, Whitman was best known as the CEO of eBay Inc. during the dot-com boom. She did so well there that she was a billionaire by the

time she left the e-commerce company in 2008. HP faces challenges on multiple fronts. Its personal computer division is trying to adapt to consumers’ growing preference for tablet and other mobile devices. Its operations that sell servers and consulting services to big companies locked in a battle with IBM Corp. and Oracle Corp. Although the stock has climbed since Whitman took over, it remains 37 percent below its price when Hurd left the company in August 2010.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — General Motors Co. said Saturday that most of its 4,400 U.S. dealers have agreed to upgrade their showrooms over the next four years. The upgrades include new signs, more modern interiors and lounges with free Wi-Fi. In some cases, dealers might also open cafes or salons. The company announced its plans at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas. GM said 3,400 dealers have agreed to upgrades, and 1,000 have been completed. GM said it also plans to

give dealerships more sales and service training and encourage them to do more online marketing. If they meet all the upgraded standards, they’ll receive quarterly payments, spokesman Tom Henderson said. Henderson said 36 percent of GM’s stores were built before 1970. “We’re investing in our retail network because today’s new-vehicle customer expects a shopping experience to match the character of the brand they’re considering,” said GM North America President Mark Reuss. But some dealers question the costs, which can

approach $1 million per dealer. They say the expense would be particularly difficult for smaller dealers. The National Automobile Dealers Association released a study Saturday recommending that auto companies better explain the need for the upgrades. It also suggests that costs could be lowered if discounts were negotiated with construction companies or if dealers could use different, but comparable, materials. The association also said companies and dealers need to jointly research and determine future trends that could

affect dealerships. Dealers might be able to have smaller properties with fewer cars on their lots as people increasingly shop for and order cars online, for example. The study also suggested that as car quality improves, dealers might need fewer service bays or put them on different sites. “The world is changing,” said Glenn Mercer, an independent automotive analyst hired by the association to do the study, which polled 75 dealers, automakers and buyers. Timothy Kool, who owns two GM dealerships in southwest Michigan, said GM is evaluating his deal-

erships and deciding whether he can keep the floor tile he installed nine years ago. Though the tile is the right color, its dimensions don’t meet GM’s specifications for upgraded facilities. “It’s frustrating,” Kool said. “There’s not one bit of evidence that because my tile is the same as other dealerships, my sales will improve.” GM isn’t the only carmaker asking dealers to upgrade their facilities. Ford Motor Co. said last week that 75 of its Lincoln dealers have already done major renovations of their facilities, and more have agreed to future upgrades.

HP awards new CEO Whitman with $16.5M pay

GM says most of its US dealers agree to upgrades

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an effort to cut the unemployment rate among veterans, President Barack Obama is calling for a new conservation program that would put veterans to work rebuilding trails, roads and levees on public lands. The president also will seek more grant money for programs that allow local communities to hire more police officers and firefighters. “Let’s get more cops on the beat, let’s get more rangers in the parks, let’s get more firefighters on call, and in the process, we’re going to put more veterans back to work,” Obama said Friday at a fire station in Arlington, Va., that was one of the first to respond to the attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. “They’ve already risked their lives defending America. They should have the opportunity to rebuild America,” he said. The ef forts, which Obama first announced in his State of the Union address last week, are particularly geared to those veterans who served after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a group experiencing an unemployment rate of 9.1 percent, versus 8.7 percent for non-veterans, according to the government’s jobs report for January. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said the Civilian Conservation Corps that operated during the 1930s could be viewed as a model for what the administration will try to accomplish through its “Veterans Jobs Corps.” He said that the administration will propose spending $1 billion over five years that would be used to put an estimated 20,000 veterans to work restoring habitat and eradicating invasive species, among other activities. “When one looks back at the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps, we take great comfort that those who take on these kinds of activities will leave a lasting legacy for the United States,” Salazar said. The backdrop of presidential politics is also playing a role in the Obama administration’s new efforts. Several states that will be heavily contested in November have a significant military presence. Veterans will be evaluating specific ways the next White House administration intends to help them. Communities that hire veterans to work as police and firefighters will be given preference in the grants competition. Obama will also seek to increase spending for the grants programs. He is proposing an additional $4 billion for the Community Oriented Policing Services program, or COPS. He will propose an additional $1 billion for the firefighter grants. The administration will also propose a training program designed to help veterans wanting to start their own small businesses.

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she would be letting go of one more piece of my grandmother. I also think it makes her sad to picture her mom not being there at my wedding. Despite all this, I can’t help but feel she’s using this to have some control over me. I’m studying for my master’s degree in special education, and some extra money would be helpful at the moment. I don’t plan on marrying anyone anytime soon. I feel sad and angry. Does my mother have the right to withhold the bond and decide how and when I can use the money? Should I drop the issue and let her choose when to give it to me? Please help, I need your advice. 30-YEAR-OLD CHILD


DEAR ABBY: I’m 30 years old and have a close relationship with my mother, but something is bothering me. When I was a little girl, my grandmother gave me a U.S. savings bond for my birthday. It has matured to its full value. My mother refuses to give it to me. She said that my grandmother intended it as a wedding gift. The last time I brought it up, she got teary and emotional. When my grandmother died 18 years ago, it was tremendously painful for my mother. I think the reason Mom won’t give me the money is it makes her feel like her mom is still around. By letting go of the bond,

DEAR “CHILD”: Your grandmother gave you the savings bond as a BIRTHDAY gift. When you became an adult, it should have been given to you then. You’re a big girl now, and whether you decide to marry or not it should be yours to do with as you wish. It’s time to hand your mother a large box of tissues and have a



heart-to-heart talk with her about that savings bond. Don’t let her off the hook, and don’t be surprised if she finally admits she spent the money. #####

DEAR ABBY: How does one let a gum chewer know, tactfully, that the smell is revolting? Besides the irritation and rudeness of chewing/popping with one’s mouth open, certain smells often affect me physically. From a young age, I have suffered from migraine headaches, which can bring on temporary loss of vision and vomiting. The scent of certain mints — like spearmint — triggers migraines. My doctor has warned me to avoid these triggers. However, in a confined area like an airplane, or sandwiched between two chewers at a concert, it’s impossible. I become violently ill from the smell. I have tried politely explaining my situation, but the chewer is often indifferent, indignant or unsympathetic. Abby, I’m at a loss. My husband and I often leave concerts we were looking forward to because of this


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In a theater, the first thing you should do is explain the problem to the gum chewer just as you did to me. Say that the smell of certain mints triggers migraines that sometimes result in spontaneous vomiting, and ask if the person can dispose of the gum before you become ill. If the person refuses, ask an usher to seat you elsewhere.

When you’re on an airplane and trapped in similar circumstances, get up and ask a flight attendant to locate a seat for you that’s far enough away so you won’t be affected. In most instances, you will be accommodated. Your problem is not trivial. Sensitivity to certain scents can trigger serious physical reactions, including closure of a person’s air passages.


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problem. What can one do or say in a situation when sitting for hours in an assigned seat next to a gum chewer?

Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.

(Answers tomorrow) SMELL OXYGEN ABACUS Jumbles: MOVED Answer: Once you’ve looked at one shopping center, you’ve — SEEN A MALL

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Dear Heloise: Thank you for all the helpful hints you have shared in the Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal. I remember the hint about how to clean a DISHWASHER with a stained interior. The reader told us to run two packages of lemon drink mix through a cycle in the dishwasher. It worked! My son has a dishwasher with a stainless-steel interior. Will lemon drink mix clean it, or would you suggest something else? Frances in North Carolina

Frances, thanks for the nice words, and I love your newspaper. Don’t you love simple hints that work? The lemon drink mix works because it contains citric acid. Some manufacturers recommend not using citric acid with a stainless-steel interior, but the small amount in the drink mix should be fine. You also can use my tried-andtrue vinegar method. Turn the dishwasher on (no detergent) and let the bottom fill with water. Stop the cycle. Pour 2 cups of vinegar in, close the dishwasher door and let sit for 30 minutes before finishing the cycle. Make sure to check your owners manual for recommendations. If you cannot find it, try looking online for your model. Want to know what else you can clean with vinegar? Get my pamphlet Heloise’s Fantabulous Vinegar Hints and More! To order, send $5 for each copy with a long, selfaddressed, stamped (65 cents) envelope to: Heloise/Vinegar, P.O. Box 795001, San Antonio, TX 78279-5001. To keep ants away, wipe counters (not marble) with a mixture of half vinegar, half water. Heloise #####

Dear Readers: Large, zippered plastic bags from bedding can be used to: * Store small wreaths in when not in use. * Store summer/winter clothes in when not in season. * Store children’s musical instruments. * Make an emergency kit for a car with a blanket, etc. * Store stuffed animals in for organization. Heloise ##### Dear Heloise: I have naturally curly hair that is hard to work with, so I usually straighten it. It is a hassle to straighten my hair and then turn around and curl it. I have found a simple solution. After my evening shower, I straighten my hair, pull it into a bun, secure it and then go to sleep. In the morning, I take the bun out, and my hair has just a slight wave at the ends. It looks like I spent hours on my hair without adding extra time. Rhonda in Utah

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Like most Brazilians, Evandro dos Santos’ devotion to soccer borders on the religious. Even when he wasn’t watching a game, he loved hearing the roar of the crowd in nearby Maracana stadium — this nation’s temple to the sport. But Santos says he’ll never set foot in the place again. Rio de Janeiro is giving the stadium’s neighborhood a $63.2 million facelift as it prepares to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics. Maracana will be the jewel crowning both events, with the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympics and the final World Cup matches held within its storied blue and gray walls. The shantytown where Santos has lived with his family for 19 years, known as Favela do Metro, does not fit in that picture. It’s being bulldozed; hundreds of families have been bought out as part of a “revitalization” process for the big events and the hordes of foreigners they will draw. “They’re destroying our neighborhood for a game,” Santos said, standing in the convenience store and bar he runs in the front of his family’s house. All across Rio, people are being pushed out of their homes in dozens of communities like Metro to make way for new roads, Olympic venues and other projects. Documents obtained by The Associated Press show

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A homeless man sleeps where houses were demolished in the Favela do Metro, Brazil, Wednesday. that in 2010 alone, the municipal housing authority made 6,927 payments for resettlement costs, rent supplements or buy-outs to people in 88 communities across Rio. Nationwide, about 170,000 people are facing threats to their housing, or already have been removed, in the 12 cities that will host World Cup matches, according to the Coalition of Popular Committees for the World Cup and the Olympics, an advocacy group for residents of the affected shantytowns. The evictions in Rio de Janeiro are similar to those in other cities that hosted the Games and World Cup, but pale in comparison to some. Before the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, rights groups said 720,000 people were forcibly displaced. In the run-up to the 2008

Olympics in Beijing, some activists said more than 1 million people were forced from their homes to make way for the new venues built, and some protesters were jailed. The office of Rio’s municipal housing authority chief, Jorge Bittar, responded to repeated inquiries from the AP about removals with a statement saying that “resettling has been done in the most democratic way possible, respecting the rights of each family.” It said officials explain to each family the value of their property, and then offer a choice from several options: a home in a federal housing project in the place of their choosing, a stipend of up to $230 a month to rent a home they find themselves, compensation for their house, or assistance in purchasing anoth-

er house. Residents of Metro and lawyers tell a dif ferent story. Standing in the bar he runs in the shantytown, Santos gestured at the layer of bricks, twisted metal and broken plaster that surrounds his home. Across the street, next door, even on the floor above, homes have been demolished. Nobody in Metro knows for sure what’s in store for the slum. The housing authority’s statement said only that the “area around the stadium will be totally revitalized.” Metro, established in the 1970s by railroad workers building an adjacent rail line, is one of thousands of communities across Latin America that were created as workers from the countryside moved to cities and threw up precarious shan-

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tytowns on any vacant land they could find. Brazilian law gives property rights to residents who peacefully occupy land. Initially, residents were offered government-built housing in a working-class suburb 45 miles away, with poor access to transportation and jobs. About 100 families accepted, under duress. Another 100 or so took the offer that followed: resettlement in a closer housing project. Compensation paid per home for the removals in 2010 averaged $16,000. The amount varies according to the size and quality of a structure. The money offered is not nearly enough to find another home in Rio, said Eliomar Coelho, a city councilman heading an investigation into removals. Market studies say Rio’s real estate is now among

Villa destroyed by Nazis, WWII, will reopen soon BRNO, Czech Republic (AP) — It was completed in 1930, a Modernist masterpiece by legendary German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. But Villa Tugendhat’s history was rocked by the turbulence of the 20th century: The Nazis seized it, then World War II bombardments smashed its windows. When the Soviet troops liberated Czechoslovakia, living space became a large stable. It has languished in disrepair ever since. Now, a two-year renovation that cost $9 million is almost complete. In March, the glass-fronted building that houses a thick, honey-colored onyx wall, floor-to-ceiling windows, winter garden and clean white lines throughout will be open to the public. “It’s been a huge challenge,” said Michal Malasek, whose construction company was tasked with the daunting challenge of refurbishing the villa while staying faithful to its design. “I have never worked on anything of such prestige.” Some 80 percent of the villa’s original features have been preserved, making it “the most authentic Mies van der Rohe building on the European continent,” said Iveta Cerna, an architect from Brno’s municipal museum who has looked after the villa since 2002. Good fortune played its part: An original bathtub, missing since the 1940s, was found in a nearby house; and a curved wall of Macassar ebony was discovered at a dining hall inside Brno’s Law School where it had been taken to spruce up a bar built for Nazi officers. Br no experienced a building boom in the late 1920s that reflected the growing confidence of the city in the independent Czechoslovakia, created in 1918. Grete and Fritz Tugendhats, co-owners of wool factories and part of a large German-speaking Jewish community in the city, were able to commission the home of their

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This photo taken Jan. 25 shows an outside view of the Tugendhat Villa in Brno, Czech Republic. The famous modern villa designed by German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and completed in 1930 has undergone a major two-year refurbishment and is set to open to the public March 6.

dreams from Mies van der Rohe. “I truly longed for a modern spacious house with clear, simple shapes,” Grete Tugendhat said in a 1969 lecture in Brno. Her husband died in 1958 and never saw it again after the Jewish family fled Czechoslovakia in 1938, a year before the Nazis took power. Grete Tugendhat came back from her home in Switzerland to visit the house several times, first in 1967. She died in 1970. Efforts by the family to claim their former property back after the collapse of communism in 1989 failed. After the war, the building hosted a private dance school before it was taken over by the communist Czechoslovakia in 1950; it served as a rehabilitation center for children with spine defects till the end of 1960s. The city of Brno has been its owner since 1980. On a recent sunny day, workers were polishing the staircase of Italian white travertine that leads from the terrace to the garden. In the living space, the curved ebony wall was wrapped in cloth to prevent any damage. In winter months, when the sun is low and its beams are penetrating the onyx wall at the right angle, it

changes its color in some parts to shine in orange and dark red hues. “We know from Grete that Mies himself was surprised by this unique effect,” said Cer na, the Br no architect. “(The house’s) charm is in the changes. It changes with weather, it looks different each season of the year. “I am always surprised by light condition here.” Combining a design of pure geometric forms with advanced technologies and exotic materials, Mies van der Rohe satisfied the owners’ wish for innovation and originality. The three-story building with a flat roof occupies the top of a steep garden that faces southwest. Some replica parts had to be obtained in the past two years: Huge glass panes, one-centimeter (0.39 inch) thick, were made in Belgium while the white linoleum that originally covered the floor was provided by the same German company that made it more than 80 years ago. Fritz and Grete Tugendhat lived in the villa with their three children for eight years in the 1930s. Grete said she fell in love with it “from the first moment.” One of their daughters, Daniela Hammer-Tugendhat, now works as a professor of art history at the

University of Applied Arts in Vienna. “For me, this is actually the most beautiful interior room in modern architecture,” she told AP. “Usually, it’s only in old churches that a room has such a meditative effect.” Hammer -Tugendhat and her husband are leading members of an international committee of experts overseeing the villa’s reconstruction, cofinanced by the city, EU funds and the state. The villa’s central living open space has its south and east walls made of huge steel-frame windows that allow a magnificent view of Brno’s historical monuments. Mies van der Rohe also designed the furniture, including his famed chairs, and equipped the building with air conditioning and security systems. In 1938, the Tugendhats had to leave the country to escape the Nazis, first for Switzerland and later for Venezuela. Mies van der Rohe, whose work did not meet Hitler’s taste for monumental architecture, also fled the Nazis, purportedly using his brother’s passport to get out of Germany. He settled in Chicago to work for the Illinois Institute of Technology and designed a number of

significant buildings in his new land, including Lake Shore Apartments in Chicago, the Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois, the Seagram Building in New York City and Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington D.C. He died in 1969. The Gestapo seized the building after invading Czechoslovakia and — insensitive to the original design — made changes, including erecting several extra walls inside and outside and increasing the height of the chimney. During the liberation by the Red Army in 1945, the living space was used as a stable for the of ficers’ horses — and all but one of the shelves of a huge ebony bookcase was burned. The Communists, who took power here in 1948, tried their hand at renovating the villa in the 1980s — but did more harm than good. The original bathroom equipment and the sole remaining pane of a wall of glass were destroyed because they didn’t fit their plan. The deal that split Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia in 1992 was signed in the villa, adding to its historical significance. The idea to restore the villa dates back to 2001 when UNESCO declared it a world heritage site. Copies of original plans and photographs from the MoMA in New York City as well documents from family and from Brno archives, including pictures taken by Fritz Tugendhat, were used to help restore the building. City of ficials now are trying to buy the original furniture from the families that own them. “It would be something extraordinary to get them all,” said Br no mayor Roman Onderka. A grand opening is scheduled for Feb. 29 and the villa will be reopen to the public March 6. Officials said they have already been flooded by requests from potential visitors.

the most expensive in the Americas. Alexandre Mendes, until recently head of the housing rights unit of the Rio state public defenders office, contends the relocation process is riddled with illegalities. In the case of the Restinga slum, which made way for the new T ransoeste highway across Rio’s west side, Mendes was awakened by residents’ calls in the middle of the night. It was just before Christmas 2010, he said. He got there at 2:30 a.m. and saw heavy machinery tearing down houses. If people refused to leave, walls were knocked down with them still inside, he said. “The brutality of that moment, I can describe because I was there and I saw it,” he said. Metro’s people know all this. Santos knows, for example, of one resident who ran a paper goods store out of his home, and got $4,060 in compensation. It’s not enough to build a new home and store elsewhere, so Santos is not giving up on his own property. He’s pinning his hopes on a rumor that of the community’s 126 businesses, 40 will remain. Maybe he’ll be one of the 40. “I have built something here — a house, a business,” Santos said. “That’s what I want. Not a gift, not charity. I want to keep on working and earning my money and feeding my family.”

Men’s underwear getting a little extra attention

NEW YORK (AP) — Some things are fashion, and some are necessity. Where do men’s undergarments fall? Increasingly, right in the middle. There’s a guaranteed market that needs to replenish supplies no matter what the economy is doing. But innovation in style and technology has made boxers, briefs and undershirts that were once an afterthought into a buzz-worthy category of men’s clothes. So much so that H&M is debuting ads for its new undergarment collection by David Beckham during the Super Bowl on Sunday, and Jockey wasted no time signing football star Tim Tebow as its new spokesman. It makes sense as a growth category, says Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst with market research firm The NPD Group, but it took the right conditions to get on the fashion industry’s radar: streamlined design, comfortable stretch fabrics, the idea that dressing starts at the base layer and that shabbychic doesn’t cut it anymore. Men, in general, aren’t as interested in fleeting trends, he adds. They are, however, willing to buy an “evolved” product if they need to replace an old one. And, Cohen says, as has happened with smartphones or athletic apparel, sometimes men will trade up if they think there’s genuine newness. It’s a purchase men are likely to make for themselves, although creating products that appeal to women — either on a business level or a more personal one — is a factor, and that’s why you’ll see models such as sports figures as top ambassadors, he says. “Undergarments are relatively inexpensive so everyone can participate,” Cohen says. “It’s something that’s easy for a woman to buy for a guy, something for the guy to buy for himself, there’s need. It hits a large swath of demographics.”

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Food Network, book take on weight in chef whites

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen’s diabetes revelation pretty much sums it up: Kitchen pros at all levels struggle with obesity and its dangerous aftertaste in the high-pressure, highcalorie world of food. The queen of Southern comfort cooking, now a spokeswoman for a diabetes drugmaker’s health initiative, announced last week that she hid her Type 2 diabetes for about three years while continuing to cook up deep-fried cheesecake and bacon-and-egg burgers between doughnuts on TV. Choosing to digest her ill health privately all those years, Deen’s story is familiar to those in chef’s jackets who already had gone public with the question few in their world love to talk about: How do you stay healthy while trying to earn a living making food? On Thursday, a dozen obese chefs, restaurant owners, caterers and others will search for the answer. That’s when the Food Network premieres “Fat Chef,”

which follows participants for 16 weeks as they struggle to lose weight and learn a healthier way of life with the help of trainers, nutritionists and therapists. “You have this abundance of food all around you,” said pastry chef Michael Mignano, who’s

one of the dozen. “You’re doing parties, you have weddings. There’s always a lot of food left over. You’re constantly tasting, working late hours, eating late.” Mignano, 36, owns a bakery in Port Washington, N.Y. At 6 foot 2, he weighed about 500 pounds soon

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis parade welcoming home Iraq War and other post-Sept. 11 veterans was such a hit that at least 10 other cities around the country are considering similar celebrations. Organizers of the parade that drew an estimated 100,000 observers and 20,000 participants in St. Louis on Jan. 28 said Friday that they have been approached by people from Chicago, Denver, Philadelphia, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Seattle, Tucson, Ariz., Nashville, Tenn., Greensboro, N.C., and Clinton, Iowa. “The revolution for America to rally in support of

our troops has just begun,” said Tom Appelbaum, who along with his friend, Craig Schneider, came up with the idea for the St. Louis parade and pulled it of f within a month. The St. Louis parade was the first major event honoring post-Sept. 11 veterans since the war in Iraq ended in December. Alan Toppel, a 79-yearold retired businessman from Tucson, was in St. Louis Friday to gather information on organizing a similar parade. “When I saw that this parade was done, and the magnitude of the parade, I was thinking that this is something we can do in

Tucson,” he said. “This is something we need to do in Tucson.” He will meet with city officials next week and is moving toward the goal of hosting a parade by the end of March. The St. Louis parade drew a festive and often emotional crowd. Firetruck aerial ladders hoisted huge American flags over the parade route. Marching bands played “God Bless America” and “America the Beautiful.” Even the Budweiser Clydesdales clopped along the route. The loudest cheers, though, were for the troops themselves, many marching in camouflage. Some

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In this Oct. 10 photo, courtesy of Food Network, caterer Ally Vitella, right, does modified situps with the assistance of health consultant Christine Avanti, as seen on Food Network's "Fat Chef." Vitella dropped from a size 28 to a size 16 during the show.

after he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2010, before “Fat Chef” went into production last October. His resolve to do something about his weight grew stronger as the result of a dif ferent Food Network show on which he appeared in September, “Sweet

Genius.” “I wasn’t nervous about that show, but I was nervous about whether the jacket would fit me,” said Mignano, who now weighs about 400 pounds and has a long road ahead to reach his goal weight of 250. “Watching myself on that show, I was the fat guy. That’s all I saw. I felt almost like a drunk seeing himself on the floor passed out.” Art Smith, who doesn’t appear on the show, is a child of fried chicken and other Southern staples like his old pal Deen. Like Deen, he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes about three years ago. Also 6 foot 2, Smith ballooned to 325 pounds while gorging on refined sugar, caffeine, PB&Js — anything that gave him an instant energy boost or filled him up at the end of an exhausting day as a chef for Oprah Winfrey. Exercise? He could barely walk a block, until he decided to tur n it all around and lost 118

pounds. Now 51, the Jasper, Fla., native, restaurant owner, cookbook author and food TV personality has kept the weight off. Allison Adato, a senior editor and former food beat writer for People magazine, is out in April with a book, “Smart Chefs Stay Slim,” offering insights and tips from three dozen of the biggest names in the industry. “Paula Deen’s revelation may mark a turning point for some viewers and diners,” Adato said. “My hope is that this moment creates a broader awareness that the way a person eats does have an impact on his or her health.” Deen, who’s made a lucrative living as a TV chef by going over the top with butter, cream and sugar, faced a torrent of criticism when she disclosed her diabetes diagnosis and her contract to lend her face and recipes to “Diabetes in New Light,” a project of the drugmaker Novo Nordisk.

More cities consider parades for Iraq War veterans

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Stephanie King holds a picture of her uncle, Col. Stephen Scott, who was killed in Iraq in 2008, as she prepares for a parade to honor Iraq War veterans Jan. 28, in St. Louis. had tears in their eyes as well-wishers reached out to shake hands or give them

hugs. Schneider and Appelbaum said the idea began

in December with a simple conversation between the two of them about why there were no big celebrations to mark the end of the Iraq War. So they donations, sought launched a Facebook page, met with the mayor and mapped a route. The grassroots effort cost less than $40,000. Some questioned if a parade was even appropriate given the ongoing war against terrorism and the continued deployment of 91,000 troops in Afghanistan. Many of the Iraq War vets interviewed at the St. Louis parade conceded they might be redeployed to Afghanistan.

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SIT ON THE PORCH & watch the sunset in this roomy 2 bdrm. Just painted on inside. Roof 5 yrs old w/20 yr warranty. Woodburning FP. 2 car garage access in back. All electric. Refrigerator, washer & dryer included. $109,900 MLS#98226 PATTY McCLELLAND 626-7824



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ICE PR 3704 BANDOLINA HOST: CAROLE SCHLATTER 626-0950 BEAUTIFUL BRICK 3BD/2BA home. Built in 1996. Great room w/stone fireplace & butterfly bookcases. Upgraded appliances. Large baths & whirlpool tub in Master bath. 2 car garage, SW Landscaping in front. You’ll love it! $161,500 MLS#97928








2510 GAYE DR. HOST: KIM HIBBARD 420-1194 OVER 4,000 sq.ft. with 5 bedrooms & 5 baths. In house guest quarters & detached party house on large double lot. Very upscale northwest area. $345,000 MLS#98128


EASY TOWNHOME LIVING at the right price! Tidy 2BD/2BA. Move-in ready for owner-occupant or investor. Galley kitchen incl. all appliances, bright tile dining area w/chandelier, living room w/stylish FP. Covered porch & patio. $64,900 MLS#98214 JEAN BROWN 910-7355

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WONDERFUL FAMILY HOME on large corner lot in NW roswell. 3/2/2 car garage. Open floor plan with lots of natural light. Large back yard and separate courtyard w/ auto sprinkler system and pergola. Perfect for entertaining. $217,000 MLS# 98201 RUTH WISE 317-1605



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1104 KACHINA DR. HOST: GEN OUTLAND 420-6542 BEAUTIFUL HOME in the NE. 3BD/2BA/2 car garage. Marble tile countertop in kitchen. 8x21 storage/shop. Tour it today. Seller Motivated!! $229,900 MLS#98022

1001 HAMILTON DR. HOST: NINA EDWARDS 626-6421 REMARKABLE vaulted ceiling & see-through FP in this 3BD/2BA home. Large back patio great for backyard bbq’s & entertaining. Bedrooms are very spacious & features walk-in closets. $158,900 MLS#98131

700 CANONCITO DR HOST: LINDA KIRK 626-3359 CORNER LOT & FAMILY FRIENDLY BACKYARD! 3/2/2 wraparound, covered front porch, Formal Living Room, Office/Family Room, 3 closets in the Master Bedroom, Kiva style FP, wood, tile, carpet flooring, stainless steel appliances. MLS#97886 $189,000

SELLER WILL HELP PAY BUYER'S CLOSING COSTS! Historic 4-5BD with lots to offer! Large master bedroom downstairs, high ceilings, original wood floors, pocket doors, & much more. $159,000 MLS#98082 REBECCA GUTIERREZ 420-1696

THIS HOME HAS IT ALL! Great 3BD/2BA home in nice neighborhood. Close to shopping & schools. Lots of updates throughout. $140,000 MLS#98031 JULIE KING 420-4583

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D2 Sunday, February 5, 2012

The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Diffi- JACQUELINE cult


ARIES (March 21-April 19)  You have a lot of bottled-up creativity. You might be somewhat reticent YOUR HOROSCOPE to let it come out. Don’t be. Your ingenuity can forge interesting ideas, make a project work and/or solve a personal matter. Lose the word “no” from your vocabulary. Tonight: Let this same energy flow into the night. TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Could you be restricting your thinking? Consider the possibility. Instead of slamming doors shut or thinking in either/or terms, make a situation possible. Often, choices are self-imposed. You can do what you want and please someone else. Tonight: Cocoon a little. GEMINI (May 21-June 20)  Keep doors open, and continue to encourage a conversation. You might not agree with a loved one, nor do you need to. Respect where this person is coming from and understand your longterm goals for the two of you, and you won’t encounter any problems. Tonight: Hanging out is fun to do. CANCER (June 21-July 22)  Issues surrounding funds or a financial matter come up, forcing some


thought and decision-making. You alone know your limits, but perhaps you don’t see the possibilities. Find a money guru or friend you respect and get some feedback. You might be taken aback by everything that is going on. Tonight: Treat yourself well. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)  You might want to think through an idea that works well for you. Don’t let your morning mood float into your day. You can accomplish what you want, even if that looks like a relaxing day. It is in you; it can happen. Tonight: Where the fun is. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Assuming a low profile might feel good and gives you time to think and evaluate. You might not like everything that you hear, but it will be OK. When there is no response, others will spill the beans, maybe more slowly than desired. Detach and observe. Tonight: Take some much-needed time for yourself. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Once you get past a problem, you will be off dealing with a new possibility. You beam, and others respond. Your understanding opens up a new set of possibilities. Zero in on what you want. Another person’s unpredictability marks a decision. Tonight: Where people are. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  You are on top of your game. Listen to what is happening within your immediate circle. You also might want to note others’ motivation. They might not be coming from where you are coming from. Listen to a suggestion. Tonight: Late,

Roswell Daily Record late, late. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  Impulsiveness often draws mixed results, yet this afternoon it could draw exactly what you desir e. Do nothing halfway, and remain realistic about your limitations. Your energy and optimism determine the end results. Tonight: The only answer is yes. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  You think in terms of success through employing another approach. You might wonder why you often get a certain result. Remain sensitive to a family member who could be acting in an erratic manner right now. You see another person in a new light. Tonight: Go along with a loved one’s desires. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  When everyone starts acting on his or her desires, you start smiling. You like unpredictability, which you seem to be drawing into your life right now. Establishing limits might be important, too. Tonight: You, too, can be spontaneous. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)    Pace yourself, knowing the limits of a situation and your energy. A partner could be having a case of the blues. Be supportive without being overly indulgent. You will get excellent results. The unexpected occurs financially. Choose to take risks carefully. Tonight: Whatever works for you. BORN TODAY President Ronald Reagan (1911), anthropologist Mary Leakey (1913), newscaster Tom Brokaw (1940)

Soul Train fans bop on Broadway in Cornelius fete NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of “Soul T rain” boogied down Broadway wearing afro wigs and bell bottoms on Saturday while others recounted their favorite episodes at a Harlem meeting hall in tribute to the show’s late creator, Don Cornelius. About 100 dancers descended on T imes Square in a “flash mob” organized through the Inter net. As startled tourists looked on, they recreated one of the show’s “Soul Train lines” in which people would take turns dancing toward a TV camera while showing off their most outrageous moves. “Don Cornelius was a big influence in my life, and I just wanted to pay tribute,” said disc jockey Jon Quick, as he held up a speaker blasting disco grooves. “He was playing the music that nobody else wanted to play. He was an amazing man.” Cornelius, 75, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Wednesday. He had suffered from health problems, a dif ficult divorce, and had pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor spousal battery charge in 2009. But on Saturday fans praised Cornelius’ vision in creating, hosting and selling “Soul Train” to television stations that were originally skeptical about programming aimed at blacks. The show aired from 1971 to 2006. “Don Cornelius brought soul to the whole world,” said Ramona Hamm, 37, who came to Times Square with her 9-year-old daughter, Kayla Charles. The dancers bounced down Broadway for about 45 minutes until police told the party to disperse. In Harlem, activist Al Sharpton led a tribute to Cornelius as part of the weekly community meeting at the headquarters of his National Action Network. In 1974, a 19-yearold Sharpton appeared on “Soul Train” to present an award to musician James Brown. Singer Roberta Flack said Cor nelius was an inspiration to other black performers and entrepreneurs. “He didn’t have a great big light telling him, ‘Go over here, don’t go over there, watch where you step, there’s a hole right there,”’ Flack said. “He stepped.” For mer “Soul T rain”

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Participants of a “Soul Train” line flash mob make their way along the line during a tribute to “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius Saturday in New York’s Times Square.

dancer Tyrone Proctor recalled how he hid in the trunk of a friend’s car to get through the gates of the studio where “Soul Train” was filmed in 1972. Cornelius liked his dance moves and let him stay, dubbing Proctor “The Bone” because he was so skinny. “He tur ned us into stars,” Proctor said. Moves that “Soul Train” dancers developed spread nationwide and are now staples of music videos and pop concerts. “Blocking, popping, ticking, waacking, punking — when Madonna does what she does at the Super Bowl, you’ll see some of these things done there,” Proctor said. “Don Cornelius created all of this. It came out of his mind.” Fans recalled tuning in to see “Soul Train’s” cartoon train chugging across their television screens. When Flack recalled Cornelius’ stiff-necked delivery, the Harlem crowd of about 300 people laughed knowingly. William “A.J. Dynamite” Aponte, a keyboard player, said he was ecstatic as a kid when his idol, Elton John, appeared on the show. He says the appearance showed that people of all races could find

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NYPD police officer Biggin, right, smiles as “Soul Train” line flash mob participants make their way along the line during a tribute to “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius Saturday in New York’s Times Square.

common ground in music. “He sang ‘Benny and the Jets,’ and I thought it was so great because Elton John is not black, he’s white and he’s British,” Aponte said. “It influenced me to want to do music.” Proctor said Cornelius was also generous. When

Proctor won a car on “American Bandstand,” “Soul Train’s” competition, Cor nelius paid the $334.25 in taxes so the struggling dancer could receive his award. “He wrote the check out and that was it, no questions asked. He just said,

‘Go get the car,”’ Proctor said. Proctor and other speakers said they were shocked when they heard that Cornelius had committed suicide. Author Terrie Williams named other black performers who had killed themselves and said

Cornelius’ death should be a warning for victims of depression to seek help. “One of the things that Don’s death brought us to is that we’ve got to look in the mirror before we end up in this kind of situation,” Sharpton told the crowd.


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Rest of TV world idolizing NFL’s appeal to viewers NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest of stars is off to a slow start this season. “American Idol,” that reliable ratings juggernaut, had a drop in viewership of more than 15 percent for its first two episodes back, underscoring how rough it is to attract and keep a devoted following when there are so many entertainment options. Not so for the NFL. Last month, its conference championship games were the most watched in 30 years, and it soars into Sunday’s Super Bowl defying the ratings drag that plague much of TV. “Every once in a while on TV, these events galvanize the nation, like ‘Who shot J.R.?”’ said Kelly Kahl, the senior executive vice president for CBS Primetime. “These things come along once every five, 10 years. The Super Bowl is every year.” In 2006, NFL games on CBS, Fox and NBC averaged 16.3 million viewers. By 2011, that number had climbed to 19.8 million (down slightly from 20 million a year ago). Looking at the primetime lineups on the Big 4 broadcast networks — the traditional home of mainstream entertainment — puts into perspective how unusual that surge is. In 2006, their prime-time shows averaged 9.8 million viewers during the NFL regular season. Five years later, that had decreased to 8.1 million. The NFL’s advantage had multiplied from 66 percent to 144 percent. “It’s gotten great momentum, and nothing has gotten in the way to stop that momentum,” Kahl said. A close score Sunday between the New England Patriots and


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030. Education & Instructions

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045. Employment Opportunities Fulltime Advertising Sales Person

People oriented, motivated, creative and outgoing as an advertising sales representative for a 4-station radio group in Roswell, Artesia and Carlsbad. 40 hour per week, salary (TBD), plus commission. Bonus, gas & cell allowance.

Please submit resume or contact: Gene Dow, Vice President & General Manager Pecos Valley Broadcasting Company 317 W. Quay

Sunday, February 5, 2012

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New England Patriots football team mascot, Pat Patriot, poses at Super Bowl Village in Indianapolis, Saturday.

New York Giants likely will break the record set by last year’s Super Bowl for the largest audience in U.S. television history of 111 million people. That’s not to be confused with the highestrated show ever, measured by the percentage of all American homes with TVs tuned into a program. The “MASH” series finale, watched by more than 60 percent, still holds that distinction. Population growth partly explains last year’s big number, but massive interest in the game also does. At 46 percent, the 2011 game compared favorably to the Super Bowl record of 49.1 set in 1982 during the golden age of TV watching. Network executives can rattle off all the reasons for the NFL’s

045. Employment Opportunities

Artesia, NM 88201 (575) 746-2751 Pecos Valley Broadcasting Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

HELENA CHEMICAL Company, a national agricultural-chemical company, has immediate openings for experienced truck drivers & applicators. These positions require a high school diploma or equivalent, CDL with HAZMAT endorsements, Basic Mechanical Aptitude and the ability to pass a Pre-employment drug screen. We offer an excellent working environment and outstanding compensation and benefits package. EOE M/F/V/H For consideration, please apply in person: Helena Chemical Company 504 Lake Arthur Highway Artesia NM 88210 Telephone: 575-365-2148 Now forming classes for Treatment Foster Parents Free training Pick up Applications at La Familia Mental Health 200 W. Hobbs Roswell, NM 88203 or Call 575-623-1220 for more information.

STAR EFFICIENCY Services located in Roswell Is looking for Field Techs. Must have clean driving record and able to pass background check and drug test. Call for interview 622- 8272. Equal Opportunity Employer MJG CORPORATION is currently accepting applications for a Maintenance person. General knowledge in basic building repairs and equipment. Fill out job application and job history at 204 W 4th. St. Roswell, NM 88201 or call 575-622-8711. Southeast NM Community Action Corporation Roswell Head Start Program is accepting applications for:

Head Start Site Supervisor ~ $16.00 $20.64 (DOQ) Family Services Assistants ~ $9.74 Teacher Assistant ~ $9.74 Substitutes (Teacher Asst. & Cook Asst.) ~ $8.82


Review job description & work schedule at the Department of Workforce Solutions at 2110 S. Main, Roswell, NM SNMCAC is an EEOE

045. Employment Opportunities RNS RUIDOSO, NM

Lincoln County Medical Center, a Presbyterian Healthcare facility, is in the process of recruiting for Emergency Room. Position requires a highly motivated, multi-tasking individual for ER and/or Express Care (Fast Track). Experience required.

To learn more about career opportunities at Lincoln County Medical Center please visit: To learn more about Lincoln County Medical Center, Ruidoso visit We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Human Resources, Lincoln County Medical Center, Ruidoso, NM 575-257-8256 PHS is committed to ensuring a drug-free workplace. EOE BEGIN A rewarding career as a Comfort Keeper. We are currently looking for people to provide in-home, non-medical, homemaker/ personal care services for our clients. Varied shifts are available. Stop by our office at 1410 South Main to complete an application. MEDICAL OFFICE Transcriptionist: Full Time M-F. Excellent grammar, punctuation, spelling, and communication skills mandatory. Typing and grammar testing will be conducted. Please send cover letter with resume and three references to

EXPERIENCED SERVER wanted. Current alcohol certification necessary. Please apply at Portofino’s, 1203 W. 2nd. FULL TIME Forensic Therapist needed for the Roswell location. Must be licensed by the State of NM. Position requirements and duties will be discussed at the time of interview. Please submit resume to mlopez@



appeal: Scarcity of games, winner-take-all nature of the playoffs, fantasy football and gambling, the unpredictability of sports, the stunning visual of the NFL in HD. The formula is not a secret, but replicating it is mystifying. “The answer is elusive,” said ESPN executive vice president John Wildhack. “If people knew, then others would emulate it.” It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the TV property outside of sports most similar to the NFL is probably “Idol.” What those competition reality shows can’t match is the singing contest equivalent of the “Madden” video games, said Brad Adgate, an analyst at Horizon Media.

045. Employment Opportunities

LA FAMILIA Mental Health dba Agape Family Services is now accepting applications for Treatment Coordinator. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work, or related field. Must have excellent computer or communication skills, 2 years experience in Treatment Foster Care. Fax Resume to 575-623-1240 or pick up application at 200 W. Hobbs, Roswell, NM. Journeyman/Apprentice Electrician Accepting confidential applications for Industrial, Commercial & Agricultural experience preferred. Will consider all applications. Pay DOE plus Benefits. 575-734-5111

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton- Recruiting a winner to fill our available Asst. General Manager position. Hospitality experience required, problem solving skills, team motivator and an attitude of "whatever it takes" for success. Excellent working environment, Hilton training available for the right candidate. If you have a passion for hospitality and a true heart for hospitality we want to talk to you. Email resume to or visit the hotel 3607 N. Main LOOKING FOR a rewarding career? Need a job that fits your busy life style? Become a part of the High Desert Team. You can help make a difference in some ones life. As a Direct Care Provider you will work directly with an individual providing the support, training, supervision and personal assistance they require to actively participate in their community. Qualified applicants must pass a background check, posses a high school diploma/GED, have a valid NM Drivers License and be able to provide reliable transportation. Training will be provided. Compensation rate is $9.50/hr. Pick up an application at High Desert Family Services Inc., 604 W. Second. RN DAYS NO WEEKENDS

Corizon, provider of health services for the New Mexico Department of Corrections, has an excellent opportunity for an RN with excellent clinical and organizational skills at Roswell Correctional Center. If you are the nurse interested in a clinic setting and the nurse who enjoys learning skills, please call about this exciting opportunity. Please call: Chrystal Whitney, RN Admin. 575-625-3150 or Quick apply @ EOE/AAP/DTR

“There might be some fantasy league for ‘American Idol’ or ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ but there’s not anything as remotely near popular as for sports,” he said. College football is surging in popularity, too, and the two sports build off each other. The fame of college stars boosts interest in the draft, keeping the NFL in fans’ consciousness during the offseason. Those players arrive in the pros already with a following. Unlike other sports’ championships, the Super Bowl has proved remarkably consistent at drawing big audiences even when small-market, tradition-poor franchises make it. Still, the NFL has been on a fortuitous run in recent years of close games and

045. Employment Opportunities

Are You customer oriented, drug free, ready to start a new career in the food service industry? Come by Schlotzsky’s between 9am & 11am. No phone calls please!! REGIONAL HEALTH OFFICER; Region 4 NM Public Health is looking for a Medical Doctor to provide direct clinical services, consultation, and direction for services delivered in Region 4 Health Offices. Medical Degree from an accredited medical school is required and six (6) years in the licensed practice of Medicine is required. Contact is: Jeff Lara, (575) 347-2409 ext 6227. Supported Employment Specialist Counseling Associates, Inc. is currently seeking qualified individual to fill the position of Supported Employment Specialist. Requirements include experience working with severely mentally ill population, knowledge of the business community for job development, placement. BA or BS degree in business or social services required. Please send Resume to: Counseling Associates, Inc Attention Human Resources PO Box 1978 Roswell, NM 88202 GOVT JOBS HS grads ages 17-34. Financial security, great benefits, paid training, 30 days vacation/yr, travel. Call Mon-Fri (800) 354-9627 REQUISITION# 104202 PRODUCTION WORKERS -Production workers needed. Must be able to pass drug test. Apply at AmeriPride Linen between 8:00am and 11:am 02/03/12 to 02/10/12 at 515 N Virginia, Roswell, NM 88201. Competitive salary and benefits. This is a temporary position. No phone calls will be accepted. AA/EEO EMPLOYER M/F/D/V

045. Employment Opportunities

Avon, Buy/Sell. Become Ind. Sales Rep $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR AUTOMOTIVE INSTRUCTOR, full time with benefits. The primary function of the Automotive Instructor is to assist and lead all assigned students in acquiring the job competencies that are delineated in the course Training Achievement Record (TAR) as developed by the National Office of Job Corps. The instructor will administer a standard-based training program in accordance with the Center’s Career Development Services System Plan. The instructor will teach students the technical skills as well as employability and job retention skills needed to complete the program. A degree or trade certificate in the Automobile field is required plus three years field experience. Teaching experience is preferred.

CAREER PREPARATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST, full time with benefits. The primary function of the Specialist is to acclimate new students to Center life and participate in both classroom and recreational activities designed to build their on-Center comfort level. This includes group projects, field trips, guest speakers from the community, lots of role play and action. Duty hours are from Tuesday through Saturday to include evening hours. A Bachelor’s degree is required and preference in teaching techniques. Must have a valid State of New Mexico drivers license. Please submit a resume to Roswell Job Corps Center, 57 G Street, Roswell, NM 88203 or email to

Career Opportunities, Inc. is an EEO/AD/DV employer.

AIRLINES ARE HIRING – Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified – Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 888-886-7324.


-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish February 5, 12, 2012 NOTICE OF SALE TO SATISFY LIEN Juan Becerra, John Craycraft, Desaray Barraza, Laura Hernandez

The above named person(s) are hereby notified that the household goods, wares and merchandise left by them in storage with UFO SPACE STORAGE company will be sold or disposed by said company on February 17, 2012 at 10:00 am, if not claimed by February 16, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. Silent bids will be taken at 3612 S. Main St. beginning on February 16, 2012 at 1:00 pm. We have the option to refuse any bid. The public sale is to satisfy the lien for said storage of said household goods, wares and merchandise together with incidental and proper charges pertaining thereto including the reasonable expenses of this sale as allowed by the state of New Mexico. UFO SPACE STORAGE

intriguing story lines. The last four Super Bowls have featured a New York team (the Giants in 2008), an undefeated club (the Patriots that year), two appearances by the vaunted Steelers franchise, one by the vaunted Packers franchise (against Pittsburgh last year), and the feel-good tale of the Saints representing hurricaneravaged New Orleans. And after a brief stretch when it appeared a team didn’t need a superstar quarterback to win (Brad Johnson, Trent Dilfer), the glamour has fully returned to the position. With Tom Brady and Eli Manning, this year’s Super Bowl features a supermodel wife and the first family of QBs. It’s been a good year for TV sports ratings in general with the World Series and Stanley Cup finals going to a Game 7 and the NBA needing six games. But those sports always risk a sweep and the lower ratings that generally follow. NBC’s Bob Costas, who will host the network’s Super Bowl coverage, is unabashedly a bigger fan of baseball than any other sport. He can rave about the appeal of the NFL’s one-and-done model — but he would never want MLB to cut down to a threegame series. “What’s best for baseball television-wise works against it as far as the integrity of the competition,” he said. And so the NFL will remain a singular entertainment property bigger than just a sport or TV show. Of this Sunday, Wildhack said, “It’s an unofficial national holiday.”


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No. D-504-CV-2011-00628





NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Special Master will on February 16, 2012 at 10:00 AM, the West steps entrance of the Chaves County Courthouse, 400 N. Virginia, sell and convey to the highest bidder for cash all the right, title, and interest of the above-named defendants in and to the following described real estate located in said County and State: Lot 18, Block 6 of PECOS VALLEY VILLAGE SUBDIVISION, in the City of Roswell, County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the official plat recorded August 13, 1980 in Plat Book H, Page 21, Real Property Records of Chaves County, New Mexico.

The address of the real property is 64 East Byrne Street, Roswell, NM 88203. Plaintiff does not represent or warrant that the stated street address is the street address of the described property; if the street address does not match the legal description, then the property being sold herein is the property more particularly described above, not the property located at the street address; any prospective purchaser at the sale is given notice that it should verify the location and address of the property being sold. Said sale will be made pursuant to the judgment entered on December 27, 2011 in the above entitled and numbered cause, which was a suit to foreclose a mortgage held by the above Plaintiff and wherein Plaintiff was adjudged to have a lien against the above-described real estate in the sum of $56,443.46 plus interest from October 20, 2011 to the date of sale at the rate of 7.000% per annum, the costs of sale, including the Speical Master’s fee, publication costs, and Plaintiff’s costs expended for taxes, insurance, and keeping the property in good repair. Plaintiff has the right to bid at such sale and submit its bid verbally or in writing. The Plaintiff may apply all or any part of its judgment to the purchase price in lieu of cash. At the date and time stated above, the Special Master may postpone the sale to such later date and time as the Special Master may specify. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that this sale may be subject to a bankruptcy filing, a pay off, a reinstatement or any other condition that would casue the cancellation of this sale. Further, if any of these conditions exist, at the time of sale, this sale will be null and void, the successful bidder’s funds shall be returned, and the Special Master and the mortgage giving this notice shall not be liable to the successful bidder for any damages. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the real property and improvements concerned with herein will be sold subject to any and all patent reservations, easements, all recorded and unrecorded liens not foreclosed herein, and all recorded and unrecorded special assessments and taxes that may be due. Plaintiff and its attorneys disclaim all responsibility for, and the purchaser at the sale takes the property subject to, the valuation of the property by the County Assessor as real or personal property, affixture of any mobile or manufactured home to the land, deactivation of title to a mobile or manufactured home on the property, if any, environmental contamination on the property, if any, and zoning violations concerning the property, if any. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the purchaser at such sale shall take title to the above-described real property subject to rights of redemption.


Jeffrey Lake Special Master Southwest Support Group 20 First Plaza NW, Suite #20 Albuquerque, NM 87102

D4 Sunday, February 5, 2012 SERVICES

105. Childcare

NEED CHILD care? Find the widest range of available childcare for your children and their needs. 1-800-691-9067 or www.newmexic You may also call us; Family Resource & Referral 622-9000 and we can help you navigate the system.


140. Cleaning

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252 HOUSE CLEANER, reliable, honest, 22 yrs. exp. 623-8563

150. Concrete

185. Electrical

BIG HORN Electric Professional work, affordable price. 575-317-8345 NM Lic#367662. ALLIANCE ELECTRIC Any size electrical job. Lic#367386. 575-840-7937

195. Elderly Care

DEPENDABLE PRIVATE Caregiver to the rescue, yrs. of exp. Tina 420-8877 LOOKING FOR house cleaning or elderly care, can start now. Call Ignacia 910-0813 or 627-6513. NEED A break? Will care for your loved ones every other weekend. Good ref. 627-6363

200. Fencing

Fence Restoration, new installs, fast quote, lic#367947. BBB Member. 575-840-8395

210. Firewood/Coal

ELM $205 - cord delivered. Fir - $225 - cord delivered. Pecan $330 - cord delivered. You pick up or half cords available. Call 575-420-9751 or 575-420-8447. Graves Farm, 622-1889.

220. Furniture Repair

REPAIR & Refinish furniture. Southwest Woods. 623-0729 or 626-8466 Hrs 7-3pm. Call before you come in case he’s out running errands. Firewood available all year.

225. General Construction

Renovation projects? Need help? No job too big/small. 25 yrs. exp. Qualified in framing, trim carpentry, on-site custom cabinets, painting, sheet rock, drywall, doors, & windows. FREE est. Call Jerry Martin at 910-6898 or 622-8682 Leave Message.

230. General Repair

Slabs, patios, sidewalks, curbing, Rodriguez Const. Since 1974 Lic. 22689. Call 420-0100

Rodriguez Construction FOR WOOD, metal, block, stucco fencing, Since 1974. Lic. 22689. 420-0100

I DO small concrete jobs as in sidewalks & driveways. Also tile & painting. 420-9986

Concrete Construction Patios, foundations, driveways & curbing, 317-6058

M.G. HORIZONS free estimates for installation. Chainlink, wood, metal & block. 575-623-1991

CARPENTRY, DRY wall, painting & concrete. We guarantee. 626-2050


232. Chimney Sweep

CHIMNEY SWEEP Have your woodstove or fireplace inspected and cleaned. Dust free Guarantee. 36 years Experience, Licensed, Insured. Bulldog Janitorial Services 575-308-9988

235. Hauling

PROPERTY CLEANUPS Tear down old bldgs, barns, haul trash, old farm equip. 347-0142/317-7738

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Spring Clean-up rake leaves, tree trimming, weed eating, haul trash, property clean-up & much more. Call Joseph, 317-2242. LAWN SERVICE & much more work at low price. 914-0803. WW LAWN Service Property cleanup - Lawn & field mowing - Shrub & hedge trimming - Rock installation & much more. Call Juan, 626-6121. Gardening & much more. Best prices. Call 623-3709 910-3787

285. Miscellaneous Services

THE NEW MEXICO SEED LOAN PROGRAM is available to small businesses owned by individuals with disabilities and provides low interest loans for the purchase of equipment and related supplies needed to expand or start a business. Contact the New Mexico Seed Loan Program at 1-855-891-8295 or for more information. A low interest loan program of DVR State of New Mexico.

310. Painting/ Decorating


TIME TO PAINT? Quality int./ext. painting at affordable prices. Call 637-9108.

340. Radio/ TV’s/ Stereo’s

TELEVISION REPAIR Warranty and Non-warranty. Servicing Roswell & Hobbs every Wednesday. Iridium Electronic Services. Carlsbad, 575-941-2332

Roswell Daily Record 345. Remodeling

BERRONES CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling, painting, ceramic tile, sheds, additions, fencing. Licensed, Bonded. Ray: 625-9924 / 626-4153. NO JOB too small, repair, remodeling, etc. Reasonable rates, quality work. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const., Inc. 626-4079 or 622-2552.

395. Stucco Plastering

For stucco traditional or synthetic, also block, brick & stone work. Rodriguez Const. 420-0100

410. Tree Service

CHEAPER THAN rent Townhouse, 1400 sqft, 2br/2ba, laundry room/ study, new roof, cedar fence, stucco, porch, tile & carpet. Refinished kitchen, bath cabinets & new paint throughout, w/d. Large corner lot. $98,600. Call 575-491-4235 FSBO: BRICK 3br/2ba, 1971 sqft, NE, reduced, $178k, 3113 La Tierra, 626-3659 or 624-2893 3BR/1.5BA, $53K, owner finance possible. or 210-979-1106

STUMP GRINDING. Big Stumps & back yard stumps. Tree and shrub work. Free estimates. 623-4185 Allen’s Tree Srvc. Trim top removal, good clean up. Free estimates. 626-1835

FSBO: 3 or 4br/4ba, 3.5 car garage, 10 acres, 40X75 shop 1/2ba, see at listing #23362953



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490. Homes For Sale

AFFORDABLE TAX PREP and accounting services 30+ years experience. Call Karen at 575-420-0880

Garage Sales

Independent petroleum refinery, located in Artesia, NM is seeking employees for Operations Relief. This position requires rotating shift work 24/7 including weekends and holidays as well as extensive overtime. A 4 on 4 off 12 hour shift schedule is standard in Operations. In some departments a normal 40 hour week – 8 hour schedule is standard. This is an entry level position for all classifications (operations, lab, blending, or maintenance) within the refinery. Progression to other positions is dependent on seniority and qualifications if applicable. A high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required. The successful individual must be able to climb to heights more than 150’ and work in close confined spaces, must be able to wear respiratory protection equipment and have minimal and manicured facial hair. Beards are prohibited for this position. A comprehensive physical examination must be satisfactorily completed. A DRUG/ALCOHOL SCREEN IS PART OF THE PHYSICAL. A valid state driver’s license and the ability to be contacted by telephone are necessary. The individual must be able to work in a hazardous environment, be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently, make decisions, take responsibility, and work with minimal supervision. A detailed written examination will be administered to interested candidates to assess aptitude and basic knowledge required for the position. A comprehensive fringe benefit package for employee and family will be offered. The package includes medical, dental, life insurance, paid holidays & vacation time, thrift savings, and retirement plans. The hourly rate is $16.13/hr during training (approx. 90 days) - $26.62/hr once qualified. Apply online at No applications will be accepted at the refinery. Direct contact with the refinery will result in automatic rejection. Applications must be received by 4:00 pm, February 16, 2012. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, age, national origin, gender, or disability.


Accounting & Tax Svc. Bookkeeping, Payroll, Filing Income Tax including E-file. Call Abraham 623-9018.

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400. Tax Service

Starting at $45/mo 4718 W. 2nd at Brown Rd. 420-1274 or 637-4972

Hector (575) 910-8397

RWC SHINGLE Roofings. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397

393. Storage Sheds

RWC Lath and Stucco. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397

350. Roofing

Guaranteed Shingle Roof jobs. Locally owned. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const. 626-4079 or 622-2552.

435. Welding

RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insurance.

070 Agricultural Analysis 075 Air Conditioning 080 Alterations 085 Appliance Repair 090 Auto Repair 100 Babysitting 105 Childcare 110 Blade Work 115 Bookkeeping 120 Carpentry 125 Carpet Cleaning 130 Carpeting 135 Ceramic Tile 140 Cleaning 145 Clock & Watch Repair 150 Concrete 155 Counseling 160 Crafts/Arts 163 Disability Care 165 Ditching 170 Drafting 175 Drapery 180 Drilling 181 Drywall 185 Electrical 190 Engraving/Commercial Art 195 Elderly Care 200 Fencing 205 Fertilizer 210 Firewood/Coal 215 Floor Covering 220 Furniture Repair 224 Garage Door Repair 225 General Construction 226 Water/Well 229 Gutters 230 General Repair 232 Chimney Sweep 235 Hauling 237 Heating 240 Horseshoeing 245 House Wrecking 250 Insulation 255 Insurance 260 Ironing & Washing 265 Janitorial 269 Excavating 270 Landscape/Lawnwork 271 Legal Services 273 Bankruptcy 275 Locksmith 280 Masonry/Concrete 285 Miscellaneous Service 290 Mobile Home Service 293 Monuments 295 Musical 300 Oil Field Services 305 Computers 306 Rubber Stamps 310 Painting/Decorating 312 Patio Covers 315 Pest Control 316 Pet Services 320 Photography 325 Piano Tuning 330 Plumbing 335 Printing 340 Radio/TV’s/Stereo’s 345 Remodeling 350 Roofing 355 Sand Blasting 356 Satellite 360 Screens/Shutters 365 Security 370 Sewer Service & Repair 375 Sewing Machine Service 380 Sharpening 383 Siding 385 Slenderizing 390 Steam Cleaning 392 Storage Shed 395 Stucco Plastering 400 Tax Service 401 Telephone Service 405 Tractor Work 410 Tree Service 415 Typing Service

420 Upholstery 425 Vacuum Cleaners 426 Video/Recording 430 Wallpapering 431 Water Wall Services 435 Welding 439 Windows & Doors 440 Window Repair 441 Window Cleaning 445 Wrought Iron 450 Services Wanted


455 Money to Loan/Borrow 456 Credit Cards 460 Insurance Co. 465 Oil, Mineral, Water, Land 470 Investment: Stocks/Sale 475 Mortgages for Sale 480 Mortgages Wanted 485 Business Opportunities

Real Estate

488 Home Inspecitions 490 Homes for Sale 492 Homes for Sale/Rent 495 Acreage/Farm/Ranch/Sale 500 Business for Sale 505 Investment Comm. Bus. Prop. 510 Resort Out of Town Property 515 Mobile Homes/Sale 520 Lots for Sale 521 Cemetery Lots for Sale 525 Building to be Moved 530 Real Estate Wanted


535 Apartments, Furnished 540 Apartments, Unfurnished 545 Houses, Furnished 550 Houses, Unfurnished 552 Rent to Own Houses 555 Mobile Homes for Rent 558 Roommates Wanted 560 Sleeping Rooms 565 Rest Homes 569 Mobile Home Lots/Space 570 Mobile Home Courts 571 RV Parks 575 Resort Homes 580 Office/Business Places 585 Warehouse & Storage 590 Farms/Acreage for Rent 600 Want to Rent


605 Miscellaneous for Sale 608 Jewelry 610 Garage Sales, Individuals 611 Garage Sales, Businesses 615 Coins/Gold/Silver/Buy 620 Want to Buy – Misc. 625 Antiques 630 Auction Sales 632 Art for Sale 635 Good Things to Eat 640 Household Goods 645 Sewing Machines 650 Washers & Dryers 652 Computer Equipment 655 TV’s & Radios 660 Stereo/Phonographs Access 665 Musical Merchandise 670 Farm Equipment 675 Camera/Photo Equipment 680 Heating Equipment 685 Air Conditioning Equipment 690 Business/Office Equipment 691 Restaurant Equipment 695 Machinery Tools Farm/Ranch 700 Building Materials 705 Lawn/Garden/Fertilizer 710 Plants/Flowers 715 Hay & Feed Sale 720 Livestock Wanted 721 Boarding Stables 725 Livestock Wanted 730 Poultry & Supplies 735 Poultry Wanted 740 Show Fowl 745 Pets for Sale


750 Sports Equipment 755 Bicycles for Sale 760 Hunting & Camping Equipment 765 Guns & Ammunition 770 Boats & Accessories 775 Motorcycles & Scooters 780 RV’s/Campers Hauling 785 Trailers Wanted 788 Auto Transport


790 Automobiles for Sale 795 Pickups/Trucks/Vans 796 SUV’s 800 Auto. Antique/classic 805 Imported Autos 810 Auto Parts & Accessories 815 Wanted to Buy Autos 820 Aircraft Sales/Service


9997 Wed/Anniv/Engage 9998 Obituaries

Roswell Daily Record 490. Homes For 490. Homes For Sale Sale PRICE REDUCED $95k, 4br/2ba - 2000sq ft w/upstairs br & balcony. Remodeled kitchen, 323 E Hervey. 626-9593

ENCHANTED HILLS, 3/3, 902 Mason, $40k remodel, 2307 sqft, large FP W/G, $211,500. 575-208-0525

Just listed, two story country home 4br, 3ba, 2gar. SW style w/interesting architectural features over 2800 sf on 4.7 acres. Convenient to Leprino/ENMUR or easy commute to Dexter or Artesia. $205,000 Jamie 420-4543 Michelet Homestead Realty 623-8440

4Bd 1Ba, 703 E. Grnwd, $60k, cash offers, new carpet, etc. M-Th 624-1331

809 Trailing Heart 3br, 2ba. 2 car garage. $139,900 54 North Sky Loop 4br, 4ba. 2 car garage. Pool 2650 sf, 6 yrs, guest house $389,000. 3001 Onate 4 br 2 ba. 3 car garage, 1 carport $350,000 2807 E. Brasher, 3 bdrm, 2 ba, 2 car garage, RV parking, plus a guest house $129,900 1517 N. Ohio, 3br, den, completely remodeled, $85,500 3105 W. 8th, 3br, 2.5ba, 2 car garage, approx. 2308 sf, RV/carport $265,000 1604 E. Alameda, 3br, lot size 63x512, $60,000. 723 Three Cross, 3br, 2ba, 2 car garage, $165,000 #3 Jardin, 3br, 2ba, double garage, $162,000. 205 S. Kansas, 4 or 5br, 3ba, shop, $90,000 114 W. Mathews, 2br, 1ba, shop, $51,500 906 Hall, 3br, 2ba, pretty backyard, $165,000 #9 London Court, 4br, 3ba, extra large yard, $337,700 Joyce Ansley 910-3732. Century 21 Home Planning 622-0021 3/2/1, approx 1300 sqft, completely remodeled, 715 S. Aspen, $101,900. Call 575-626-5742. 3 BR 1 ba at the base $42,500 owner financing with $5k down 420-1352

Moving or Storing? You’ll need boxes, tape, bubbles, etc. Come to: Billy the Kid Secure Storage, 1325 Country Club Rd, 575-623-4494.

FSBO: 4BD/2BA 2 car gar, large kitchen, great neighborhood. 2 Isla Ct. No Owner Financing. Call 317-8131. MAKE AN OFFER 3br 1ba fixer upper in wonderful neighborhood 524 E. Berrendo. Call Lynn 626-7506 Sun Country Realty 623-4646

495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

20 ACRES WITH WATER! Near Ruidoso $34,900. New to market, municipal water, maintained roads and electric. Won’t last at this price! Call NMRS 866-906-2857.

500. Businesses for Sale

WATER STORE for sale. 1800 sqft building w/drive up & show room area, large walk-in cooler. 317-0029.

505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property

Main & Poe, 4600 sf $275k cash/trade for Ruidoso prprty, M-Th 624-1331

3BR 1BA 1 car garage, fenced yard, 90 Lighthall, $75k possible owner finance w/down payment. 627-9942

492. Homes for Sale/Rent

200 W. 2nd, across from Roswell Chamber of Commerce, high visibility & traffic. Approx. 1500 sqft w/sufficient parking. Call Sherlea Taylor, 624-2219 or 420-1978 for details.


515. Mobile Homes - Sale

NICE 14X72 in nice adult park. 2br, 2 full baths, $27,000. 622-6786 2007 SOLITAIRE 18x80 three bedroom two bath in Artesia, N. Mex. Must be moved. Selling way below new price. Selling for $37,500.00. Call 575-622-0035. D01090 WE BUY used mobile homes. Single & Double wides. 575-622-0035. D01090 ‘04 Solitaire, 18x80, 3br/2ba, walk-in closet, garden tub , shower, refrig, DW, range, W/D, covered deck & parking, 420-1824.

520. Lots for Sale

PREMIUM 5 acre tracts, good covenants (no mobile homes), Pecan land West on Brown Rd between Country Club & Berrendo. Owner will finance with 10% down. 622-3479, 624-9607, 626-6790, 626-6791, 626-3848. 2 LOTS, underground utilities, ready to build mobile home. 575-257-3913


535. Apartments Furnished

1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331


540. Apartments Unfurnished

VALLE ENCANTADA YOUR BEST $ RENTAL VALUE! LARGE 1,2,3 BEDROOMS. FREE UTILITIES. unfurnished, laundry room, playground, pool, ample parking. 2001 South Sunset. 623-3722. Town Plaza Apartments New Owners, friendly new managers. New Renovated EXTRA LARGE 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms. Each 2 & 3 bedroom is multi level, upstairs/downstairs w/ large closets, stove & refrigerator, private patios, and private parking. Complex has a pool, laundry room, and a quiet garden setting environment. Friendly managers on-site. No HUD. Good credit? Pay less rent! 575-623-2735. CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, 1st Month Free, All Bills Paid, FREE CABLE, 1BR $530 2BR $630, 3br/2ba $730 mo., ref air, newly remodeled. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944

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First Month Free 3br, 2ba, $730, all bills paid, free cable, newly remodeled, 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944. WILSHIRE GARDENS, a 40+ community has 1br & 2br available. Resident pays electric & water. Move-in special: 1st months rent free. Please call 575-623-3733 or stop by 2727 Wilshire Blvd for application. FIRST Month Free 1br, $530, all bills paid, free cable, newly remodeled, 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944. PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN.

540. Apartments Unfurnished

Spacious, comfortable 2br/1ba, extra storage, laundry facilities, convenient to shopping, $525 w/gas paid, 1114 S. Kentucky, 910-0851 or 626-2401 EFFICIENCY 2 BR, downtown, clean, water paid. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD Call 623-8377 EFFICIENCY 1 br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. 1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281 1br/1ba, wtr pd, quiet area, HUD ok. $350/mo, $200 dep. 625-9208 after 5pm 2BR/1BA, W/D hookups, all bills pd, 207 W. Mathews, $550/mo, $500/DD. 317-6479 2/2, $600 mo., $400 dep., wtr pd, no HUD or pets, 2802 W. 4th. 910-1300 1 APT for rent: 3 bedrooms. 420-0675 Sunset Apts now accepting apps for 62 & older. We do not discriminate disabilities. Jon 575-623-2494 FHEO 1BR/1BA studio apartment $550 mo., all bills pd, no smoking please call 420-4145 1&2Br, wtr pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 2 BR. 1610 W First St. Tile floors, Tiled tub surround, Fresh paint No pets. $525 + Utilities. $350 Deposit. 627-0738 2BR/1BA, $450/MO, water paid, no pets, 810 1/2 S. Atkinson, 624-2436

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished

5404 CACTUS Ave, North of Mall, clean sm. furnished 2br/1ba, W/D, utilities pd, yard care, carport, couple or single, no HUD, no pets, $700/mo, $500/dep. 625-0684 or 626-2545 2BD 2BA, 2 pers max, No Pets, util pd, $500 wk, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 1, 2br, 2ba, dbl car garage, 2716 N. Pennsylvania Unit #47, completely furnished, includes utilities, etc. 1, 3br, 2ba, dbl car garage, 3015 Alhambra. Small yard, covered patio, completely furnished, includes utilities. Call Sherlea Taylor, 624-2219 or 420-1978 for details. FLETC or traveling nurse, 1br/1ba, carport, new furniture. You’ll love it. 420-4801 or 626-8302

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550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

305 S. Evergreen, 2br/1ba, coverd carport, shed, appliances, fenced yard, $700/$400 dep, pets w/fee, no HUD or utilities pd. 575-405-0163 3/2, 2 car garage, stove & ref. incl., large home/yard, 909 S. Michigan $920 mo $600 dep. 2/1 stove, ref washer/dryer incl. central heat/ac 603 S. Penn. $580 month $400dep. Call Jim 910-7969 HUD OK! 39 Kelly RIAC 3br/1b, stove, fridge, w/d hookup, large fenced yard. $600/mo., $350 dep. 575-703-4025 Available 2/2/1 newer duplex w/alarm system. All elec., ref air, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge. Quiet area. No HUD. $850/mo. Call Eliot at (575) 578-0617 showing by appt. 3BR/2.5BA, dbl car garage, refirg, air, central heat, 2100 sqft, $875/mo, $500/dep. Terry 420-5111 LOOKING FOR a place to rent? Let us help you!! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors, 501 N. Main. (575) 624-2262 Stop by to pick up a list of our available rentals or check them out online at! 3BR/2BA, 833 Broken Arrow, $1000/mo, $500/dep. 420-6565 2BR1BA, 2 pers, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 3br, 2ba, all kit. appliances, w/d, 2 car garage, FP, new carpet. No bills pd. $1300 mo. $1000 dep. 420-3549 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, fenced front/back, house alarm, no HUD, $500/dep, $1100/mo. 420-1530 1011 S. Union, 3/2/1 carport, $675/mo, $600/dep. Call 317-1605. 2BR/1BA, BIG backyard, RIAC, $550/mo, $200/dep, no HUD. 420-5604 2br/1ba, $550/mo, $350/dep. 575-637-9626, 578-1290 or 623-282-7107 805 W. 4th, 1br w/appl. $400/mo, water paid, $300/dep. Frenchie 626-5423 413 S. Cypress, remodeled 2br, w/d hookups, ref air, no pets, $600/mo. $500/dep. 914-5402 small, clean 2br, $400/mo, $100/dep. wtr pd. Non-alcoholic users, mature, single or couple. 625-0718. 2B/1B 1413 E. Hoagland $400 dep. $500 mo. Call 626-9593 2BR/1BA, CALL and leave message, 840-4598.

550. Houses for Rent555. Mobile Unfurnished Homes for Rent

TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 XNICE 1BR, appliances, wtr pd, garage, no pets. 910-9357

2br 1ba stove, refrig, w/d hookup, wtr pd, adults only, no pets. 575-317-5933 or 575-578-1634

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32’ Travel Trailer for rent. 1 slide out. Must pay for propane. $450/mo $200/dep. 575-910-0474.

570. Mobile Home Courts

SOUTH FORK. A 55 & above community w/large quiet and attractive lots for people that care. 624-1742 500 W Brasher Rd.

580. Office or Business Places Office space: newly remodeled, 750 sf $800, 350sf $400 all bills paid 622-2564

FOR LEASE - Space in Sunwest Centre aka the Bank of America Building. Various size spaces available. Owner-paid utilities and janitorial. Suite customization available. Call Ed McClelland, Broker or come by Suite 606. Office 623-1652 or mobile 420-2546. Professional office 4 rent, 111 S. Kentucky @ Walnut St.,150 or 185sq. 623-8331 2108 S. Main, storefront, 1200sf, $500/$500dep. Call Don or Barbara 627-9942 CLIMATE CONTROL and Regular Storage Units: All Sizes. Outdoor parking spaces are also available. Call us at 575-623-4494 or visit us at 1325 Country Club Rd. Billy the Kid Secure Storage.

NEW CARPET & tile 800 sf 207 N. Union $550 mo. 420-2100 Steve.


605. Miscellaneous for Sale

NEED FURNITURE? Shop Blair’s Trading Post for the best prices in town for your household items. We buy & sell furniture, appliances, home decor, collectibles, electronics, saddles, jewelry, tools, fishing & camping items, movies plus everything else from A-Z. Including many hard to find items. Serving Roswell for 40 years. Open daily 9-5. Accept Visa & MC. 5611 Hummingbird Ln. 627-2033 Power wheelchair, hospital bed, wheelchair lift, commode chair. 622-7638 $3000 ITALIAN leather couch from Colony Hse, also need place to store church organ free 622-9176 msg-Carlander MOVING SALE: 2 refrigerator/freezers, couch & loveseat, coffee & end table, wood conversation table & chairs, solid pine king sz headboard/ftboard & matching lingerie chest & 2 night stands, black solid oak entertainment center. 420-0762

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

Top Quality reconditioned appliances on sale. Many like new less than half the price! Washers, dryers $75 & up. Refrigerators, stoves from $100. Excellent selection, Camper’s Appliances, 300 E. McGaffey 623-0397. Everything guaranteed! CRAFTSMAN RIDING mower w/catcher, $900. 575-317-1041

JAZZY MOTORIZED wheelchair & lift, capacity up to 500 lbs . Sleep Number bed & frame. 623-1819

FLEA MARKET Stop and Shop at Blairs Monterey Flea Market located at 1400 W. Second Where you can find everything from A-Z at a fraction of the cost we have over 40 plus vendors selling a wide range of new and used items for your shopping pleasure. Open everyday but Wednesday 9-5 623-0136 PLASTER EQUIPMENT, mixer, scaffel, lathing equip., portable Lincoln welder. 575-257-3913

PRE-LOVED Louis Vuitton Speedy 30 $400 & Alma $600. 575-390-6445

PAINTINGS, ART supplies, mat cutter, mats, frames, art&cook books, misc. By appt. Call 575-973-8934 THE TREASURE Chest. Just in Roseville, Weller, Hull, McCoy, Rare Tiffin, depression, carnival glass, dryers, thrifts, toys. Wed-Sat, 10-5, 1204 W. Hobbs, 914-1855.

gas stove Kenmore Bisque colon $150, excellent condition. 575-623-3108 XEBEC MENS black leather trenchcoat $100, 5’x8’ white Raven camper shell $100, swivel flat screen TV stand w/3 shelves $75, call 626-3609 or 626-3608 Sectional couch, very clean, water tank 325gl, Wagner Airless 1250 HP Pro. 840-7135

615. Coins, Gold, Silver, Buy, Sell, Trade

U.S. & FOREIGN coins and currency, buy, sell or trade, gold and silver coins. 622-7239, 2513 W. 2nd CASH for your gold & silver jewelry. Guaranteed highest prices paid. In Roswell, 578-0805.

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BASIC FUNCTION: Performs duties and tasks necessary to support the development and maintenance of the right of way data system. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA). Performs daily office responsibilities (i.e., phones, faxes, copying, filing, typing). Maintains right of way files and database. Tracks payments required on right of way agreements. Gathers data related

to pipeline activities (exposure reports, one-call activity, etc) and enters this data into the sharepoint.

Provides administrative support to Manager of Integrity and Right of Way Supervisor. Maintains all Right of Way original documents. Other duties may include some or all of the following: Performs basic and intermediate queries, analysis, and reports from ROW databases. Performs data queries related to tracking expenditures operational expenditures. Supports the distribution of mapping products as required by operational personnel. Creates/Maintains data for permit and governmental submittals. Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 3 years of on the job experience required. EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent is required. REQUIRED SKILLS: Working knowledge of Sharepoint. Ability to apply pre-established guidelines to intermediate level administrative and data entry assignments. Working knowledge of Microsoft products, especially Excel and Word. Organized, effectively manages time, able to prioritize, and take initiative. Ability to perform both technical and administrative clerical assignments. Good problem solving, written and verbal communication and listening skills and the ability to effectively communicate with others, to read and to perform basic mathematical calculations; ability to work independently, cultivate and maintain professional business relationships, multi-task and maintain equanimity under pressure; detail oriented, punctual, dependable and flexible. Works well with employees of all levels in organization. SUPERVISORY/MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: None. WORK CONDITIONS: Office based. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, reaching or grasping, lifting up to 25 lbs, pushing or pulling up to 25 lbs, and climbing up to 8 ft. Ability to operate and drive all assigned company vehicles at company standard insurance rates is essential – inability to maintain standard insurance rates is grounds for dismissal. Valid State driver’s license and proof of insurance required. Please visit us at to view and apply for current opportunities with HollyFrontier Corporation. Application must be submitted by 4:00 pm on Thursday February 16, 2012.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. HollyFrontier Corporation is an EEO / Affirmative Action Employer

D6 Sunday, February 5, 2012 620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

PAY CASH for household items, furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles, tools, saddles. Entire households & estates welcome. Call 627-2033 or 623-6608.

BUYING PECANS N. Main & Berrendo Rd. Mon. & Weds. 575-399-2212 USED POWER wheelchair for parts. 622-7638 I AM interested in buying bedroom, livingroom & diningroom furniture. 317-6285


700. Building Materials

STEEL BUILDING Sale Inventory Discount Sale 30x40, 42x80, 100x100 Erection Available Must Sell, Will Deal 40 yr paint, Source: 1M2 505-349-0493 Steel Buildings 18x26-$2850 20x31-$3620 24x31-$4560 30x41-$8345 420-1274 or 637-4972

745. Pets for Sale FREE PEACOCKS Terry 420-5111

745. Pets for Sale

775. Motorcycles & Scooters

T-CUP YORKIE puppies for sale. Call Gerardo at 575-637-9626.

1986 HARLEY Davidson, wide glide, 840-7869.

YORKIES JUST in time for Valentine’s. 2F & 1M left, will be 8wks old on 2/8, tails docked, shots, dew claws, $600. Roswell 208-0123 after 5pm PUPPY LOVE Grooming Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also - 575-420-6655 UKC REGISTERED German Shepherd puppies for sale. Serious inquiries only, 575-347-9786, 575-626-7533, 575-915-4875

RECREATIONAL 765. Guns & Ammunition

‘03 HARLEY Davidson XL 1200, $4000, 625-0577. 2008 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail, 7k miles, 96 cu. in., 6 spd fuel injected, garage kept, $15,500. 973-8565 or 420-5757

2002 GOLDWING Silver, Heated Gripes, Baker Air Wings, 26,500 Miles, CB Radio, Alarm, Trailer Hitch, Always Garaged, $11,500. 2006 Piggybacker Motorcycle Cargo Trailer, Rinolined inside, Lid Gasket, $750. 1986 BW 200 Yamaha, extra Sand Tire included, $1000. 622-2255

BERETTA A391 Xtrema 2 12 ga. w/kick-off, excellent condition. 1 sit down & 1 foot activated trap machine, pkg $1700. 575-317-6100


780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

MAIN TRAILER Sales Inc. New & Used Travel Trailers & 5th Wheels. Parts & Service. 2900 W. 2nd St. 575-622-1751. Mon-Fri, 8-5:30, Sat. 9-2. ‘05 enclosed utility trailer, 16x6, tandum wheels, elec. brakes, ramp & side doors, new tires, $3900. 623-0318 1977 ITAS RV, runs good, clean, $3500. 840-7869 REDUCED 2010 Coachmen mirada class A, 9400 mi. just like new, sacrifice moving out of country was $79 now $75k. 317-6100 HUGE PUBLIC AUCTION 250+ Travel Trailers, Cottages & Camp Houses NO MINIMUM PRICE! Online Bidding Available Saturday, February 11, 10am, Carencro, LA

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TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

Roswell Daily Record 790. Autos for Sale

2004 350Z convertible silver w/black top 25.75K miles 18” wheels. $17,500. Call 420-2456. ‘08 CHEVY AVEO LS clean, great mileage, 5 spd, 44k miles, $6750. Call 575-626-9803


SUPER CLEAN ‘99 Crown Vic w/only 28k miles, fully loaded w/touring pkg, elec windows & leather interior, red body w/tan interior. Must see, call John at 575-973-0363

Tired of the Hassle in trading or selling your car or truck? Economy Motors will either purchase your vehicle or consign it for sale at No Cost To You!! Call or come by for details. Economy Motors 2506 N. Main Roswell, NM 88201 625-2440. * 16 yrs in business * * Family owned & operated * * Licensed, Bonded & Insured * ‘02 Firebird V6, T-Top, very clean, 76k miles, $6000 obo. Call or txt Eric 420-1685

790. Autos for Sale

‘86 CORVETTE $4,000 rim & tires worth $2,000 Call 420-3756 ‘03 GRAND Am, 101k, runs great, good condition, 317-9290.

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

2008 HONDA Odyssey, 72k miles, excellent condition, $16,995, below Blue Book price of $18,900. 347-2277 or 626-9224 1994 DODGE Ram regular cab good condition, runs great. $2500. 420-2831

796. SUVS

2005 FORD Explorer XLT 4x4, 3rd seat, excellent condition, clean inside & out, $7850. 420-1352

796. SUVS

2003 GMC Yukon XL, excellent condition, met. gray, 20” rims, brand new tires, super clean, 1 owner, only 37k miles, $16,900. 575-317-6100 2003 HONDA Odyssey EX-L heated, power & leather seats dual air, power sliding doors, CD automatic very clean and loaded $8400 NADA sell $6500 Call 578-9142 or 578-1049

800. Auto. Antique/Classic

CLASSIC 1961 Ford F-150 unibody 1/2 ton, needs paint & TLC 347-0260

815. Wanted to Buy Autos

I AM interested in buying cheap used cars & trucks under $1000. Must be running. 317-6285

The HollyFrontier Companies Cathodic Protection Technician BASIC FUNCTION: Plans and performs tasks related to the cathodic protection/corrosion control program for company owned pipelines and tanks. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA)  Assists in coordinating all maintenance of the cathodic protection/corrosion system in assigned area  Assists in maintenance of all relevant DOT records and field data related to Cathodic Protection requirements  Determines where deficiencies with cathodic protection exist using contractor surveys and develops and implements plans to remedy any deficiencies  Installs corrosion mitigation systems

The Roswell Independent School District is accepting applications for a Accounts PayableFinance. The requirements: High School Diploma or GED; One year experience working in Accounts Payable. Must submit letter of interest and resume. Twelve month position, Salary $25,901. Please contact Anabel Borunda at 575-627-2520 or for any information.

Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their manager, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion

EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years on-the-job experience required

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience, is required


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800-879-7826 Dedicated to Diversity. EOE

REQUIRED SKILLS: Special training in Cathodic Protection and a Certification in Cathodic Protection is desired. Advanced reading and writing skills and the ability to perform complex mathematical computations is required. SUPERVISORY/MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: May lead the work of others

WORK CONDITIONS: Field based with up to 25% travel required. Required to work in all weather conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, talking or hearing, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching or grasping, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, working in confined spaces, lifting or carrying up to 80 lbs, climbing up to 50 ft, perceive color differences, required to wear personal protective equipment as needed and a respirator in emergency situations (beards are not permitted), ability to operate and drive all assigned company vehicles at company standard insurance rates is essential, valid State driver’s license and proof of insurance required.

Please visit us at to view and apply for current opportunities with HollyFrontier Corporation. Application must be submitted by 4:00 pm on Tuesday February 7, 2012.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. HollyFrontier Corporation is an EEO / Affirmative Action Employer

NMSU Carlsbad-Dual Credit Coordinator (Req # 0600270).

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and two (2) years experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined. Please go to to complete and submit an application online. For additional information please call Melinda Wilson, HR Specialist at 234-9212 or Review Date: February 20, 2012 and applications received after this date may be considered.

HollyFrontier Corporation Engineer IV – Electrical Engineer BASIC FUNCTION: Conducts engineering assignments for the Engineering Department, working independently and acting as resource and lead position for less experienced personnel. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA). Defines Projects by determining project objectives, selecting technical strategies and providing technical assistance to the business unit(s). Plans Projects by writing specifications, developing schedules and budgets, and identifying and developing process design of additions and improvement to existing processes. Implements Projects by monitoring performance, taking corrective actions, providing feedback to project team such as generating, monitoring, and updating operating procedures and reporting weekly/monthly, and negotiating for materials, supplies and services. Completes Projects by delivering output, wrapping-up administrative details, evaluating the project in its entirety. Analyzes the economics of each project where appropriate; calculates ROI for proposed projects. Acts as a mentor to other engineers and field personnel. Tracks performance measures and recommends parameters. Uses past knowledge and experience to ensure safe, environmentally secure, and efficient operations. Provides documentation and operating analysis for management. May be required to do some or all of the following: Support and optimize refinery or pipeline/terminal operations with troubleshooting skills. Design pipeline/terminal or other equipment and devise processes for crude and refined product movements via pipeline, terminals and/or tankage. Conduct research to develop new and improved chemical manufacturing processes. Design, plan layout, and oversee personnel engaged in constructing, controlling, and improving equipment for carrying out chemical processes on a commercial scale. Provide mechanical, civil, and structural review for all new, existing, and revamped equipment and facilities to ensure consistency with applicable design standards such as API, ASME, NFPA, ANSI, OSHA, etc. Start up assistance for existing as well as new facilities. Perform economic analyses and fill ROI and AFE reports for capital upgrades. Develop and implement processing methods and controls to meet quality standards in the most cost efficient manner. Investigate and resolve work-in-process problems. Recommend and implement improvements and/or modification in sequence of operations, equipment utilization, and related matters. Review proposals of outside vendors regarding the purchase of new or modernization of existing processing equipment. Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 8 years of progressive work experience in a specific engineering discipline (ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING) and project management experience is required. Emphasis on pipeline and terminal operations. PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Professional Engineer registration is preferred. Pipeline and Terminal industry experience preferred. EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering discipline (ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING) is required. REQUIRED SKILLS: Technical expert in area of specialty. Advanced ability to stay abreast of new technology developments and processes and apply knowledge analytically. Strong knowledge of Microsoft products and commonly used engineering concepts and experience with engineering software. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Familiarity with standards and practices of the specific discipline. SUPERVISORY/MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: May be responsible for the supervision of personnel as well as contractors. WORK CONDITIONS: Office and plant based and may require up to 50% travel. Outdoor duties under wet and/or oil contaminated conditions, at both below grade and elevated positions. Industrial environment, including, but not limited to chemicals, pressure vessels, tanks and rotating equipment. Subject to random drug testing. Required to work in all temperatures including outdoors. Subject to varying weather conditions and required to work in all temperatures, including outdoors. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, lifting or carrying up to 50 lbs, climbing up to 200 ft, perceive color differences, required to wear personal protective equipment as needed and a respirator in emergency situations (beards are not permitted), ability to operate and drive all assigned company vehicles at company standard insurance rates is essential (inability to maintain standard insurance rates is grounds for dismissal), valid State driver’s license and proof of insurance required. Depending on location must satisfactorily complete a comprehensive medical physical examination. Job conditions may require twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching or grasping, and working in confined spaces as permitted. Please visit us at to view and apply for current opportunities with HollyFrontier Corporation. Application must be submitted by 4:00 pm on Tuesday February 7, 2012.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. HollyFrontier Corporation is an EEO / Affirmative Action Employer

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