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February 16, 2014

Legislature enters final stretch with no budget Also pending are proposals to shore up a lotteryfinanced college scholarship program, pay for capital improvements, raise the minimum wage and overhaul retirement plans for judges. The Legislature hasn’t voted on a new gambling compact to allow the Navajo Nation to operate more casinos. Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez, a Belen Democrat, said Saturday he was “concerned but I am not panicked” there’s so much unfinished business with a few days left in the session. If the Legislature and the governor fail to agree on a budget, lawmakers

SANTA FE (AP) — The Legislature is running out of time in its 30-day session as the top issues remain unresolved, including a $6 billion budget to finance public schools and government services starting in July. The session ends on Thursday, but neither the House nor the Senate have approved a budget. Much of the dispute is over how much control Republican Gov. Susana Martinez should have over money for educational programs such as merit pay for teachers, assistance for struggling schools and initiatives to recruit and retain math and science teachers.

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have no choice but to return to work in a special legislative session. “I’m the eter nal optimist. I know how things can get done her e very quickly if we put our minds to it. But compromise is the key word. It’s got to be compromise, not capitulation,” Sanchez said. The Senate Finance Committee is working to assemble a budget after the House couldn’t finish the task. A pr oposed budget in the House failed on a tie vote after Republicans and one Democrat opposed the measur e because they said it shortchanged the


governor’s school initiatives.

House Democrats later rebuffed a GOP offer for a possible compromise that would have added $17 million for educational programs under the contr ol of the Martinez administration. Most Democrats and school groups favor distributing state aid to schools through a funding formula that leaves it to local districts to decide how to spend the money.

House GOP Leader Donald Bratton of Hobbs said the odds ar e “no better than 50-50” that a special session can be avoided.

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Teachers, parents and other school workers march around the New Mexico Capitol in Santa Fe, Saturday, in a show of support for public education and to voice opposition to policies of Republican Gov. Susana Martinez. Education funding is one of the main unresolved issues in the Legislature's 30day session, which ends on Thursday.

March of Dimes to hold kickoff for annual fundraiser JESSICA PALMER RECORD STAFF WRITER

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The March of Dimes will hold a free kickoff lunch 12 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, for those interested in registering for the annual March for Babies. The luncheon will be hosted by Pioneer Bank, 3000 N. Main Street. This year’s march will take place on April 12, starting at Cielo Grande Park on West College Boulevard. The march is a time when hundreds of families and business leaders will join together to help children across New Mexico. According to event organizer Becky Hor ner, last year, more than 120 people

attended the March for Babies and raised more than $38,000 to support the March of Dimes. The March for Babies is the largest annual fundraising event for the March of Dimes and takes place in over 900 communities nationwide. Funds raised by March for Babies in New Mexico help support prenatal wellness programs, research grants, newborn intensive care unit (NICU) family support programs and advocacy ef forts for stronger, healthier babies. Anyone wanting to sign up can attend the luncheon where supplies, informa-

Udall, Heinrich: Misconduct forcing more soldiers out Federal drought aid to be expedited Smoke obscures pecan trees as workers burn leaves and debris, cleaning up the orchard, Thursday.

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — New Mexico's two U.S. senators say ranchers will soon be able to sign up for drought disaster aid made available through the federal farm law signed last week.

Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich say the assistance is being expedited. Signups will begin in 60 days.

Across the West, livestock producers have been struggling with several years of drought. In New Mexico, conditions reached unprecedented

levels last year.

The senators say New Mexico's statewide herd size has been reduced by 50 percent as a result of the last few years of drought.

The federal assistance is aimed at helping ranchers who had grazing and livestock losses due to drought. The far m law makes assistance retroactive and renews the disaster aid program for another 10 years.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle competence than on character. Data obtained by The Associated Press shows that the number of officers who left the Army due to misconduct more than tripled in the past three years. The number of enlisted soldiers forced out for drugs, alcohol, crimes and other misconduct shot up from about 5,600 in 2007, as the Iraq war peaked, to more than 11,000 last year. The data reveals stark differences between the military services and underscores the strains that long, repeated deployments to the front lines have had on the Army’s soldiers and their leaders. It also reflects the Army’s rapid growth in the middle part of the decade, and the decisions to relax

standards a bit to bring in and retain tens of thousands of soldiers to fill the ranks as the Pentagon added troops in Iraq and continued the fight in Afghanistan. The Army grew to a peak of about 570,000 soldiers during the height of the wars, and soldiers represented the bulk of the troops on the battlefields compared with the other services. “I wouldn’t say lack of character was tolerated in (war) theater, but the fact of the last 10 or 12 years of repeated deployments, of the high optempo — we might have lost focus on this issue,” Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army’s top officer, told the AP last week. “Sometimes in the past we’ve overlooked character issues because of competence and commitment.” His comments mirror concer ns aired by Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, several times in recent months. The ethical lapses, Dempsey said, can be

Army vet returns home, starts new career JILL MCLAUGHLIN RECORD STAFF WRITER

When Derek Swickard was a young soldier, his supervising corporal told him to always remember where he was, where he came from and where he was going. “Life isn’t going to hand you things. You have to get after it and go for it,” Swickard said. “It’s just a matter of setting goals. Nobody gives you anything.” After 21 years in the Ar my — pursuing and

achieving every goal he has set for himself — Swickard has returned to Roswell with his own family to begin a new chapter in his life. While attending local schools, he had always thought about entering the U.S. Army and flying helicopters like his father, Jack. Swickard attended Goddard High School his first few years, but had a chance to spend his final high school year at New Mexico Military Institute, where he graduated. “I had always wanted to

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go to NMMI,” he said. “I finally had the opportunity my senior year. I enjoyed it. It was a little bit unique in that my ‘rat’ year was my senior year. But I chose that and I’m glad I did.”

He debated his choices about college but decided to enlist in the Army. He was sent to basic training

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attributed in some ways to 10 years at war when the military failed to properly balance character and competence. “It is not the war that has caused this,” Dempsey said. “It is the pace, and our failure to understand that at that pace, we were neglecting the tools that manage us as a profession over time.”

Over the past year, a series of high profile scandals — from sexual assault and damaging leadership to mistreatment of the enemy and unauthorized spending — has dogged the military, leading to broad ethics reviews and new personnel policies.

Those scandals included the demotion of Army Gen. William “Kip” Ward for lavish, unauthorized spending; sexual misconduct charges against Brig. Gen. Jef frey Sinclair; and episodes of gambling and drinking by other general officers.

at Fort Sill, Okla., and from there his first assignment was in air defense artillery at Fort Campbell, Ky. It was there that Swickard first applied for helicopter flight school but was turned down, possibly he thinks for lack of education. See SWICKARD, Page A3



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Calif. water politics complicate Brown’s decisions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As California struggles to cope with its historic drought, Gov. Jerry Brown is facing increasing pressure to tackle longstanding problems in the state’s water storage and delivery systems at a time when the politics of the issue have never been more tangled. For Brown, the drought presents both opportunity and risk for a governor facing re-election who also was in office during California’s last major drought in the mid-1970s. It comes as he is pitching a costly and contentious proposal to drill two 35mile-long, freeway-size water tunnels beneath the Northern California delta, a project that will cost at least $25 billion and is

opposed by environmentalists who say it will all but destroy the imperiled estuary and has divided the agricultural community. The governor also faces mounting pressure from the state Legislature to address an $11 billion water bond measure that lawmakers from both parties agree will require a major overhaul before it goes to voters in November. Few things are more politically divisive in California than water. Who gets it, who pays for it, where and how it is captured and transported have proven to be political minefields for Califor nia gover nors for nearly a century. The state’s current crisis has gained national attention through pictures of

reservoirs turned to mudflats, rivers slowed to a trickle and farmers ripping out orchards and fallowing their fields. The two Republicans in the race to contest Brown’s expected re-election campaign are intensifying their criticism and say his administration has not done enough to improve California’s water supply or help the hardest hit communities.

Lawmakers approve GED alternatives

Senate has approved a proposal to provide more certainty to high school students about their graduation requirements. The measure by Democratic Sen. Joseph Cervantes of Las Cruces would prevent graduation requirements from changing for students once they enter the 9th grade. The legislation was prompted by a Public Education Department decision to no longer allow marching band, athletics and some other classes meet a physical education requirement for high school students. That policy won’t be imposed on this year’s graduating class but will apply to freshmen, sophomores and juniors. The legislation cleared the Senate unanimously on Saturday and now goes to the House. The proposal would apply to all graduation requirements, not just physical education. Cervantes said the measure prevents a “rules change in the middle of the game.”

cials are monitoring the presence of airborne radiation at southeastern New Mexico’s nuclear waste repository. The U.S. Department of Energy says personnel are on-site Saturday to assess what officials are calling a “possible radiological event” at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. According to the DOE, an air monitor detected radiation on the plant’s underground levels around 11:30 p.m. Friday. Officials say no employees were working underground at the time and workers on the sur face have been sheltered in place as a precaution. They say nobody has been found to be contaminated. WIPP is the nation’s first and only deep geological nuclear waste repository. It takes plutonium-contaminated waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory and other federal nuclear projects.


SANTA FE (AP) — Lawmakers have given final approval to a measure expanding the tests that can be taken by New Mexicans trying to earn a high school equivalency diploma. The Senate-passed measure cleared its final hurdle in the Legislature on Saturday when it was unanimously approved by the House. The bill heads to Gov. Susana Martinez, who vetoed a similar proposal last year. Under the legislation, New Mexicans could earn a high school equivalent certificate or diploma by taking a test other than one administered by the GED Testing Service, which has updated the exam but will offer it only on computer and at a higher cost. New Mexico of ficials worry that fewer people will be able to take the new GED exam. Test takers pay the costs. Other vendors offer alternative tests.

Graduation Nuke repository being requirements locked in monitored for by Senate bill radiation SANTA FE (AP) — The

Yet policymakers, water agencies, farmers and worried local government officials hope the crisis will produce enough urgency to yield a rare political compromise. Brown told reporters in Tulare last week that “if anybody can get it done, I can get it done.”

Hung jury in murder trial

CARLSBAD (AP) — A jury

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In this Jan. 9, file photo, a visitor to Folsom Lake, Calif., walks his dog down a boat ramp that is now several hundred yards away from the waters' edge.

could not agree on whether to convict a man of murder for his role in the 2012 shooting death of a 50year-old Artesia man. The Carlsbad CurrentArgus reports the jury on Friday convicted Senovio Mendoza of other charges, including breaking and entering, aggravated burglary and evidence tampering.

Gary Mitchell, Mendoza’s attorney, says his client must now prepare for a retrial for first-degree murder.

SANTA FE — The state House passed a bill Friday that gives large businesses a discount on electricity rates, a move that would lead to higher costs for families and small businesses but that supporters say would draw investment to New Mexico. Lawmakers passed the bill in a 47-17 vote, The Santa Fe New Mexican reported.

House Bill 296 would allow utility companies to make back lost costs by increasing rates for households and small businesses. Twenty-nine other states offer similar discounts for larger businesses. Supporters say rate reductions will draw more companies to the state and boost hiring.

“We just want to attract businesses that we think are best for our economy, that hire in state and sell out of state,” said Rep. Antonio “Moe” Maestas, an Albuquerque Democrat sponsoring the bill.


Prosecutors say Mendoza and two other men posed as law enforcement officers and kicked open the door of Tim Wallace’s home, looking for drugs. They say Wallace was then shot in the head.

Matthew Sloan, who is believed to have pulled the trigger, was convicted of first-degree murder in September.

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He was transferred to Fort Bliss and took an opportunity to start reaching his goal, he said. “I figured out that probably my lack of college the reason I wasn’t accepted for that and it was kind of a dream for me,” he said. “When I was transferred to Fort Bliss, I really knuckled down.” He attended El Paso Community College and knocked out “every college class I could do,” in six months, he said. By that time, he had married his wife, Amber, and had two young daughters. His third daughter came along two years later. After he was sent to Fort Polk, La., he applied again for flight training officer candidate school and was accepted. From there to Fort Rucker, Ala., where he spent a year learning to fly rotary wing aircraft. “While I was at Fort Rucker was when 9-11 happened,” he said. “I remember being at my post. I flipped on the TV and was actually in the course. They actually grounded flights for some period of time. The Ar my goes above and beyond and grounded flights even longer.” In 2003, after Swickard was accepted to a fixed-wing flying course. He was sent into the combat zone in Iraq a few weeks after the conflict began, where he spent 15 months providing air security for rescue operations and providing aerial support for ground troops. “It gives you a unique outlook on things. You lear n to appreciate things in life a little more,” Swickard said. “You truly find out what’s important in life and that’s the biggest take away from that, I’ve learned.” When he returned, he was sent back to Fort Bliss, where he finished his bachelor’s degree through Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. His assignment as a fixed-wing pilot in military intelligence took him away from his family, as he did rotations in South America and Columbia, giving him months at a time to study, he said. He was also able to learn Spanish. Then, his family’s life took a new twist when the Ar my reassigned


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tion and ideas will be shared. Those who attend will get a chance to hear from ambassador families and local volunteer leaders. Those who cannot attend the lunch can sign up at and start a team with co-workers, family and friends.

Call 523-2627 or email m to RSVP for the lunch by Feb. 25. Local sponsors include KBIM FM the Country Giant, Big 5, Dex and Stripes Convenience Stores.

The family of Rogelio Garcia would like to thank everyone for their prayers, flowers, food and most of all your support and friendship during this difficult time.

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A gift of goodies him to South Korea to fly DHC-7 aircraft. While there, he and a friend enrolled in a master’s of business administration program through the University of Phoenix.

His family enjoyed spending time in the country, he said. His middle daughter was able to learn to speak Korean, and as “foodies” they tried to learn some of the Korean-style cooking, he said. “It was wonderful,” he said. “Initially, we were nervous, but the whole family embraced the culture and absolutely loved it.”

Also while there, he and his friend started a business enterprise,, selling speakers online for smartphones and other electronics. Swickard, who remains a shareholder, is optimistic about the venture.

He filed his retirement paperwork in June of 2013 and left Korea. He and his family didn’t have plans, cars or anything to their names when they left. They took a flight into Albuquerque to stay with Swickard’s sister and headed to Roswell after that. He had applied for a few jobs in the area and stayed to interview while his wife drove his oldest daughter to Southern Illinois University, where she entered a competitive radiological sciences program. Swickard was soon hired as the plant manager for Purina Animal Nutrition in Artesia and his family now lives in Roswell.

“The good news story is, take advantage of every opportunity you’re of fered and you’ll do well,” Swickard said. “Have plans, goals and take advantage of opportunities. I feel blessed for the opportunities that I’ve had.” He said he wishes he could find that first supervisor who first encouraged him.

“I wish I could find that gentleman and tell him how much he’s helped me through my life, actually,” Swickard said.

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

RSO to present ‘Charming Tchaikovsky’ JESSICA PALMER RECORD STAFF WRITER

The Roswell Symphony Orchestra w ill c apt ivat e t h e au die nc es of R os well w it h “ Ch ar m in g Tchaikovsky.” The concert will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, at Pearson Auditorium, l oc at e d on N e w M e xico M il it a ry Institute’s campus. The Symphony will open the doors between 6:30 p.m. and strike their first chords at 7:30 p.m., so get there early to purchase a ticket. The musical delights on offer will also include “Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture;” “Strauss: Death and Transfiguration” and “Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major.”

Their featured soloist will be violinist Axel Strauss. He is the first German artist to ever win the international Naumburg Violin Award in N ew Yor k . In t er n at ion al ly renowned, Strauss has played in Germany, Russia, India, Canada, K o r ea , A r m en ia, R om an i a an d Japan. He’s made a tour through South American. Strauss made his American debut at the Library of Congress in Washington DC and his New York debut at Alice Tully Hall in 1998. Since then, he has given recitals in major cities across United States from Boston in the east to Los Angeles and San Francisco in the west. Strauss is a professor of violin at the Schulich School of Music of

M cGi ll Un iver sit y in M on t r eal. Before moving to Canada, he was professor of violin and chamber music at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

T h e m u sic al ex tr avagan z a is bound not only to charm but to tant aliz e t h e m u sic aficion ad os of Roswell and Chaves County. The tickets run $30, $35, $40, depending on seats, and can be purchased at : squ ar eon lin e The concert is sponsored by Pioneer Bank and Shirley Childress. For more information, contact the RSO Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 623-5882.

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Dear Voters of City Council District, Ward 1:

I am excited to announce that I am running for City Council Ward 1. I have lived in Roswell for 8 years and lived in New Mexico for almost 20 years. I have worked in the Roswell community through various initiatives to bring unity in our city through prayer rallies and youth events. I am a member of Gateway Church International under the leadership of Rick and Linda Rapp. In addition, I am a member of the Roswell Chamber of Commerce and serve on the Keep Roswell Beautiful board as the secretary. With my Masters in Business Administration degree from the University of New Mexico – Anderson School of Management, I am a viable candidate to help assist in the business affairs of the city of Roswell. In addition, I am a small business owner and many residents know me fondly as the “Jewelry Lady.”

Becoming a City Councilor is another way that I can honor God and serve my community. I will be a fresh voice for Ward 1. As a mover and shaker, it is my desire to represent my constituents with integrity and honor. I will work to promote a safe community, bring in new businesses to Roswell and support current businesses and improve the aesthetic appeal of our city. Each of these areas will help to revive Roswell and make our city a dynamic force in Southeastern New Mexico. Early voting is underway and you can cast your vote at City Hall (425 N. Richardson) from now until February 28 from 8am – 5pm. Election Day is Tuesday, March 4. I respectfully ask for your vote during the Early Voting period, or on Tuesday, March 4. Remember Mackey, Mackey, Mackey, the fresh voice for Ward 1. Thanks for your vote!

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Taking the law into his own hands OPINION

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“If at my convenience I might break them (laws), what would be their worth?” — Charlotte Bronte, “Jane Eyre” We’ve come a long way since Justice Charles Evans Hughes remarked a century ago, “...the Constitution is what the judges say it is.” Or have we? According to the Galen Institute, a nonprofit public policy research organization based in Alexandria, Va., “...more than 27 significant changes already have been made to Obamacare: at least 10 that President Obama has made unilaterally, 15 that Congress has passed and the president has signed, and 2 by the Supreme Court.” Add one more now that he has decreed that small businesses with 50-99 employees will be given another year before they have to pay a penalty for failing to comply with the Obamacare law. Where does the president get



the power to unilaterally change a law? On Monday, during a tour of Thomas Jefferson’s home with French President Francois Hollande, the president quipped to reporters about being able to tour the home, which was closed that day: “That’s the good thing about being president; I can do whatever I want.” The old adage “many a true word is spoken in jest” seems to apply in this instance. President Obama has already vowed to circumvent Congress


“whenever I can,” so this appears to be the next step toward quasidictatorship. Now if he can finish packing the courts with people who share his go-it-alone worldview his usurpation of power will be complete. Responding to the president’s latest summary declaration on Obamacare, Speaker John Boehner said, “Once again, the president is giving a break to corporations while individuals and families are still stuck under the mandates of his health care law and once again the president is rewriting law on a whim. If the administration doesn’t believe employers can manage the burden of the law, how can struggling families be expected to?” This isn’t about any of that. This is about next November’s election and delaying the pain of Obamacare so that vulnerable Democrats might keep their congressional seats. It is politics at

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its most cynical. Republicans must do more than issue strong statements. They should go to court again and challenge the president’s power to evade the law. This president, like all presidents, took an oath (twice, in his case) to “faithfully execute the office of president of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” Is deciding what part of a law he wishes to obey and unilaterally altering a law passed by Congress and signed by himself a faithful execution of his office? Is he preserving, protecting and defending the Constitution by such behavior? Imagine a Republican president trying to delay the implementation of any law favored by Democrats. The sharp knives would be out for his political head, possibly


including impeachment. A court challenge may be the only hope for controlling this outof-control administration. Under other administrations defying the law has caused serious problems for a president. Richard Nixon told David Frost, “When the president does it, (break the law) that means that it is not illegal.” We know how that turned out. President Obama won’t be impeached — the Senate has a Democratic majority, Republicans will likely be reluctant to impeach America’s first black president — but the GOP should use the courts to at least restrain him. The Founders foresaw the danger when a president behaves like a king. (Readers may e-mail Cal Thomas at (c) 2014 T ribune Content Agency, LLC.

Another Bumper Crop of Subsidies

Of all the interventions in the nation’s economy emanating from Washington, perhaps none is quite as economically perverse — and, we might add, morally obtuse — as the farm bill, the most recent of which passed out of the Senate last week and was signed Friday by President Obama. Why do we regard the farm bill with such undiluted contempt? Because it embodies all the worst instincts of crony capitalism: using the public purse to benefit those who are already wealthy and well-connected, shielding business from the vagaries of the market, and artificially raising prices for consumers. Let’s start with the basics: far ming, despite the rhetoric of the agricultural lobby, is not an especially endangered industry. Indeed, research by the Mercatus Center’s Vincent Smith finds that the typical American business is 14 times more likely to fail than a farming business and that average farm households make 53 percent more than average non-farm households. We believe all industries should be subject to competition — but even if we were willing to grant exceptions based on hardship, agriculture wouldn’t be one of them. To be sure, there are aspects of the newest iteration of the law that deserve praise. At long last, it cuts a nearly $5 billion yearly subsidy paid out to farmers regardless of whether they grew anything. And it is estimated to reduce the deficit by about $17 billion over 10 years — but that’s a reduction in “expected spending,” not an actual cut. When weighed against the totality of the bill, the modesty of these “reforms” becomes apparent. The total cost of the legislation comes in at $956 billion. Compared with the 2008 farm bill, that represents a 49 percent spending increase. Moreover, the law will force taxpayers to foot nearly two-thirds of the cost of crop insurance for farmers and continue programs like price supports for sugar, which inflate costs for consumers in order to benefit producers. There’s a reason that thoughtful people on both sides of the aisle abhor farm subsidies. Conservatives understand that subsidies distort the free market, lowering overall social wealth. Liberals understand that their benefits flow disproportionately to major corporations which can avail themselves of high-priced lobbyists. So why did the law pass? Because the farm bill’s benefits are concentrated, and its costs are diffuse. Those who were set to profit from the law had massive incentives to lobby for it. Nonbeneficiaries, who have the costs imperceptibly distributed amongst them, had no such motivation. That’s how special interests win the day. In the face of such concentrated power, everyday Americans have only one recourse available to them: the ballot box. We encourage voters to keep the farm bill in mind when they head to the polls in November. Reprinted from The Orange County Register DEAR DOCTOR K: I see trans fats listed on food labels, and I’ve read that the FDA may ban them. Can you remind me what trans fats are, and why they’re bad for me? DEAR READER: Trans fats are a type of unsaturated fat. Once upon a time, we consumed only small amounts of naturally occurring trans fats in some meat and dairy products. But by the end of the 20th century, trans fats were everywhere. That’s because chemists discovered that they could turn liquid vegetable oil into a solid or semisolid by bubbling hydrogen gas through it (think margarine). When hydrogen is bubbled through liquid oils, they are called “partially hydrogenated” oils, or trans fats.

The privileged people: Politicians help a certain few

Politicians say, “We’re all equal,” and pretend that they represent everyone. But, in fact, they constantly pick winners and losers. America is now like the place described in George Orwell’s book “Animal Farm:” “All animals are equal,” but some are “more equal than others.” “Animal Far m” was about Communism, but today the allegory applies to our bloated democracy, too. During the “fiscal clif f” negotiations that Congress and the media made sound so tough — as if every last penny were pinched — Congress still managed to slip in



Why would chemists want to create trans fats? They don’t spoil or turn rancid as readily as nonhydrogenated fats, and they respond better to repeated heating. Those characteristics made trans fats a workhorse of the food industry. By the late 1990s, nearly all prepared cookies and crackers contained trans fats. Restaurant frying oils were also rich in



plenty of special deals for cronies. —NASCAR got $70 million for new racetracks. —Algae growers got $60 million. —Hollywood film producers got a $430 million tax break. When America’s going broke, how do moviemakers

trans fats. At first, doctors and nutrition scientists thought that trans fat in food might be a healthy substitute for saturated fat, which was known to increase blood cholesterol levels and the risk of heart disease. So people hoped that substituting trans fats for saturated fat would reduce the risk of heart disease. For example, my mother stopped using butter and started using stick margarine. That’s what I did, and that’s what I recommended to my patients. I can’t recall any medical colleague of mine challenging the practice of promoting stick margarine over butter. In fact, the only person I knew who disagreed was my very shrewd sister. She stuck with butter. She said she knew you should go light on the

get a special break? By lobbying for it. Movies ar e a sexy business, so 42 states offer film producers “incentives” to film there. (State legislatur es ar e as shortsighted as Congress). Michigan offered the juiciest handouts until the state ran out of taxpayers’ money. Now Ohio, Louisiana and Georgia (that’s why the latest “Hunger Games” movie was shot in Georgia) of fer the biggest handouts. The mayor of Los Angeles r ecently declared a “state of emergency” — not over an earthquake or storm, but because so much moviemaking has

butter, but she just suspected that stick margarines were even worse. Not for the first time, I should have listened to her. In the 1990s, nutrition scientists — led by my Harvard colleague Dr. Walter Willett — discovered that trans fats were at least as heart-unhealthy as saturated fats. Eating trans fats boosts LDL (bad) cholesterol and lowers protective HDL cholesterol. Trans fats also have unhealthy ef fects on triglycerides. They increase the risk of blood clots and they feed inflammation, which plays a key role in heart disease, stroke and diabetes. And yet, for years the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labeled trans fats as “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS). That allowed them to be used without

left California for states with bigger subsidies. The U.S., which used to pride itself on being more free-market than Europe, is now hardly dif ferent from France, which crippled its economy by subsidizing all sorts of old industries, and even gives money to producers of American films that mention France. Politicians everywhere are always eager to help out people who helped get them elected. In the U.S., labor unions were big supporters of President Barack Obama, and — presto — unions got

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testing or approval. In November, the FDA proposed removing trans fats from the GRAS list. That means companies will have to prove that trans fats are safe if they want to continue to put them in their products. The FDA’s proposal, if finalized, should eliminate artificial trans fats from our food supply. Food companies have already found healthier alternatives, so your taste buds are unlikely to even notice the change. But your heart and the rest of your body most certainly will. (Dr. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. To send questions, go to, or write: Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.)

One hundred years minus one day A6 Sunday, February 16, 2014


“If you live to be a hundred, I want to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.” Words of wisdom spoken by the great philosopher Winnie the Pooh. I have a plaque on my desk here at home that reminds me of this daily. Years ago my wife, Tanya, promised me that she would outlive me. This was a very important promise for me. Because of this I can go through each day knowing that I will never have to live another day without her. I can live my life and do what needs to be done each day, and then I can return home knowing that she will always be there. It was 30 years ago on Valentine’s Day that I dropped to one knee and asked Tanya to be my wife. I was a nervous wreck and literally fumbled the box with the ring in it to the floor while anxiously awaiting her reply. After 29 years of marriage and over a half century on this planet I recognize that what I have been able to accomplish in my life is directly tied to Tanya and the stability of my relationship with her. Knowing that I will never have to be alone helps me better tackle each day. And the world sure looks different when you wake up



each morning next to your best friend. I believe that life was meant to be lived in couples. That is why God made man and woman. A couple should add to each other. Figuratively speaking, one plus one should equal a number greater than two. A couple should celebrate together and grieve together. They should argue from time to time, but conquer each difference because of their commitment to each other. They should laugh together and make good memories. A couple should provide stability for their children. They should model for their children a healthy husband/wife relationship and good parenting to children who will someday become a spouse and will parent the next generation. A couple should have expecta-


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451 waivers from Obamacare. Congressional staff got a special exception, too. Funny how many of these laws are supposed to be great for all of us but, once passed, look ugly to the privileged class. So they exempt themselves. Even the crusade to save the earth is captur ed by the “special” people. Subsidies for “green energy” were supposed to go to the best ideas. Yet somehow your money went to companies like Solyndra, whose biggest shareholder just happened to be an Obama backer who bundled money for the president. And somehow Al Gore, who had a modest income when he entered politics, r eaped $200 million fr om brilliant investments after he left office. He must just be really smart. On my TV show this week, progressive commentator Ellis Henican says this cr onyism is

“inevitable” and doesn’t really bother him: “If we want roads and bridges and prisons and a military and a safety net, someone somewhere is going to benefit fr om that. But you can’t use that as an excuse to not do important things for our society.” I say it’s one more reason to keep government small. Politicians doling out favors quietly shift where society’s resources flow, who gets employed, what ideas are pursued. It distorts the economy and the culture — and it turns us into a nation of favor-seekers instead of creators and producers. What about all the new businesses that would have gotten investment money but didn’t have Gore on their boards? What new ideas might have thrived if old industries weren’t coddled? We don’t know. We will never know the greatness of what might have existed had the state not sucked the oxy-


Leave the Babies Alone

Dear Editor, I recently lost a grandson and he is now resting at Southpark Cemetery. I was placing some artificial flowers at his grave, which remains unmarked. I also made a temporary marker for him. As I was putting up a very nice trellis as a border, the city workers came over and advised me that they were cleaning up the blocks and certain things would be

tions of each other, but should not take their spouse for granted. A powerful poem that helps me keep my relationship with Tanya in perspective is a writing by Norma Burnett titled “If Tomorrow Never Comes.” It is good advice on how to view today so that there are no regrets tomorrow. “If I knew it would be the last time that I’d see you fall asleep, I would tuck you in more tightly and pray the Lord, your soul to keep. “If I knew it would be the last time that I see you walk out the door, I would give you a hug and kiss and call you back for one more. “If I knew it would be the last time I’d hear your voice lifted up in praise, I would video tape each action and word, so I could play them back day after day. “If I knew it would be the last time I could spare an extra minute or two to stop and say ‘I love you,’ instead of assuming you know I do. “If I knew it would be the last time I would be there to share your day, I’d be sure it was your best, before it slipped away. “For surely there’s always tomorrow to make up for an over-

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sight, and we always get a second chance to make everything right. “There will always be another day to say ‘I love you.’ And certainly there’s another chance to ask ‘Anything I can do?’ “But just in case I might be wrong, and today is all I get, I’d like to say how much I love you and I hope we never forget. “Tomorrow is not promised to anyone, young or old alike. And today may be the last chance you get to hold your loved one tight. “So if you’re waiting for tomorrow, why not do it today? For if tomorrow never comes, you’ll surely regret the day that you didn’t take that extra time for a smile, a hug, or a kiss and you were too busy to grant someone, what turned out to be their one last wish. “So hold your loved ones close today, whisper in their ear. Tell them how much you love them and that you’ll always hold them dear. “Take time to say ‘I’m sorry,’ ‘please forgive me,’ ‘thank you’ or ‘it’s okay.’ And if tomorrow never comes, you’ll have no regrets about today.” My challenge to you on this Valentine’s Day weekend is to have a happy marriage. It is one

of the toughest things any of us can do, but it is well worth the effort. I know, it takes two. But are you doing what you can to make it work or are you so focused on the flaws of your spouse that you don’t see your own. Are you modeling for your spouse the way you want them to be or are you setting a bad example in your words and actions? Give it your best and find ways to grow together with your spouse, not apart. Do it for the sake of your marriage. Do it for the sake of your children. You never know when tomorrow won’t come. Enjoy one another just in case tomorrow never comes. Enjoy one another and live to be one hundred minus one day so you never have to live a day without your best friend. 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.


by Ace Reid

gen out of the incubator. Because of gover nment’s favor -granting, Washington, D.C., is now the place where the wellconnected go to get rich. For the first time in history, six of the richest counties in the U.S. surr ound D.C. When a small gr oup of people gets to dispense $3.6 trillion and set rules that can help or kill your idea, you want to suck up to them. As long as government has the power to grant favors, cronies and their lobbyists will seek those favors out. The privileged win. The people lose. John Stossel is host of “Stossel” on the Fox Business Network. He’s the author of “No They Can’t: Why Government Fails, but Individuals Succeed.” To read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at Copyright 2014 By JFS Productions Inc.

removed from the grave sites. I was told the trellis would be removed, even though it was new and not overbearing. This directive came from our mayor according to the workers. Why can we not decorate our baby’s final resting place if it is not trashy or cluttered? Some of these babies were never even allowed to come into this world and take a first breath. This was the case with my grandson. This is the

only memory I will ever have of him. Mr. Mayor, if you are a true compassionate person, then please leave our babies alone. As long as they are resting in a neat tiny space, leave them be. In loving memory for all the babies now resting in peace Cathy Fuller


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There are some interesting events coming up in our fair city and this little column gives me a good opportunity to make the Roswell public aware. Chronologically speaking, let me begin with the Neighborhood Watchhosted meeting next Friday evening at the Boys & Girls Club. Very shortly after he was sworn in, Roswell Police Chief Phillip Smith told us that he wanted to be involved in a series of Neighborhood Watch meetings around town, where he would have the opportunity as the leader of the Roswell Law Enforcement community to meet the public, receive some input, and lead a good Q and A session. He is anxious to continue to build critical relationships with-

in the city which can make it a safer place. Back in November, we hosted a similar event at the Little Theatre of Roswell High School. The chief spoke and answered various questions for quite a while and it was extremely informative. That event was especially organized by City Councilors Jason Perry and Barry Foster. While it was a successful event, we do wish that there had been more participation by the citi-

zens. Therefore, I want to reinforce the idea that this meeting is intended for all of Roswell. Tell your neighbors. Tell your friends. “Meet the Chief” at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. We expect to provide some light refreshment. That’s Friday. And then, the next day, on Saturday February 22, the Baby Boomers’ Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, 912 North Main. What a great event this has proved to be for the past five years! Frontier Medical, with Barbara Gomez and Plan-It Productions at the helm, has put together a valuable, informative, and extremely entertaining event for those of us who claim to be Baby Boomers. While it is centered around the needs of Boomers, medical and otherwise,

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the Expo is just great fun! There are also tremendous opportunities to win stuff, up to the Grand Prize Jackpot, which includes tickets to Las Vegas and several other neat things. Tickets for the grand prize are only $10, and the proceeds will benefit the Red Shield homeless initiative. Many of the participants will be costumed in wonderful outfits. (I personally will be wearing a tie-dye shirt and Peace Symbol! Just my style, don’t you think?) My real point, however, is that the Roswell SAFE Coalition has arranged for one of our “forums” to be included as one of the information sessions which are always an important part of the Baby Boomer event. Sabrina Morales, the public information liaison at the Roswell Police Department, will be giving a great presentation to educate the public about the “P2C” link

which appears on the Roswell Police Department website ( . We have found that the Roswell public wants good, timely information available regarding police activity. The P2C (Police to Citizen) site is a comprehensive and detailed location for this information. While I believe it is a relatively user-friendly link, Sabrina’s session should be very informative for those residents who want to know more in detail about Roswell’s crime situation. The forum is scheduled for about 11:30 a.m. While you’re there, buy a ticket – only $5 per chance – for the 50” Smart TV, which will be given away by the Roswell SAFE Coalition at 4 p.m. in the afternoon on Feb. 22! See me at the Chaves County Crime Stoppers booth and I’ll be glad to sign you up!

After two hours, legislation regarding ENMMC Auxiliary Gila River stalls in Senate committee awards more than

SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico is no closer to deciding what to do with its share of the Gila River after a measure aimed at addressing the dilemma over whether to tap the free-flowing river or focus on related conservation efforts stalled Thursday night in a Senate committee. New Mexico has rights to some of the Gila and one of its tributaries under a 2004 settlement with Arizona. The deadline for deciding what to do with the water is at the end of the year. If New Mexico doesn’t use the water, it will keep flowing into Arizona and the state will forgo millions of dollars in federal funds available for construction of a diversion project. Sen. Peter Wirth, D-Santa Fe, has pr oposed legislation that would require the Interstate Stream Commission to spend a chunk of the federal dollars available under the agreement to boost water supplies in the region by conserving water, reusing effluent, practicing conservation agriculture and restoring watersheds. Wirth said Thursday this was the last chance for lawmakers — and

their constituents — to have any choice in what’s ultimately decided by the commission. “I think this would be a very different discussion if we had a project on the table that could work from an engineering standpoint and we knew where the dollars were going to come from,” he said. After more than two hours of testimony and debate Thursday night, the committee failed to reach consensus on whether to advance Wirth’s bill. Former commission director Norm Gaume testified that he traveled to the Gila last weekend and visited some of the sites where pipelines would be tunneled to get the water from the river through the Continental Divide and to a series of shallow reservoirs for storage. “This project won’t work,” Gaume said of the diversion proposal, pointing to engineering issues, concerns of sediment, evaporation and infiltration as well as uncertainties about the cost. “My motivation is to try to prevent a horrible mistake — and that would be to spend a lot of money on a diversion that doesn’t

Estevan Lopez, the current director of the commission, acknowledged that the dilemma over the Gila involves two of the most contentious issues in the arid West — water and money — and that no consensus has been reached despite years of trying.

Emily Kane, an Albuquerque Democrat who sponsored the measure. “I really want to restore faith in our profession here.” The bill passed the House on a 43-23 vote and goes to the Senate for consideration. Similar proposals have failed in past legislative sessions. Ther e ar e 26 for mer New Mexico legislators and cabinet secretaries working as lobbyists, Kane said. House Republican Leader Donald Bratton of Hobbs opposed the bill. He said it was unfair to impose the restrictions on legislators who receive no salary. “If the state of New Mexico was paying me a couple of hundred thou-

Eastern New Mexico Medical Center Auxiliary recently awarded a total of $20,232 in scholarships for the spring 2014 semester to the following students: Raelin Dross, Alyssa Andreis, Casey Carroll, Lisa Clay, James Daniels, Ryan DeFranco, Sarah Dolphin, Scott Early, Cyriana Enjady, Alexandra Fresquez, Alexandria Fresquez, Elizabeth Fresquez, Elizabeth Hervey, Chelsea Getchell, Kayla Northcutt and Danielle Turner. Students pursuing careers in any health care field and attending an accredited university may apply. Applicants are required to have at least a 3.0 GPA, completed at least one semester of college and be from Roswell or the immediate

Lopez denied claims that the commission was going to destroy the river.

“ We ’ r e t r y i n g t o p l a n f o r o u r future, and we’re trying to do it in a responsible manner,” he said, noting the importance of a potential new water source.

Lopez also acknowledged that the commission needs to address some of the engineering issues raised by Gaume and other critics who attended the hearing.

Environmentalists and sportsmen contend any dams or diversions would harm the area’s wildlife and limit opportunities for recreation. But farmers throughout the region say the Gila would offer a backup source of water as dry conditions persist.

House OKs limit on legislators becoming lobbyists SANTA FE (AP) — The House approved a measure Thursday to prohibit for mer legislators, statewide elected officials and cabinet secretaries from working as paid lobbyists for two years after they leave their government positions. The bill’s supporters said public confidence in government is eroded by the “revolving door” of public of ficials leaving their jobs and making money from the connections they have developed. “To turn around immediately and be here as a registered lobbyist, lobbying for a special interest, I think it sends a wrong signal to the public — the people who elected us,” said Rep.

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sand dollars a year to sit up here on behalf of the people, then they might have a right to tell me what I can and can’t do when I leave this esteemed institution,” Bratton said. “But I don’t think they have any right to tell me what I can and can’t do when I volunteer my services and I am not compensated for those services.” Legislators r eceive $159 a day when they ar e in session and at committee meetings to reimburse them for their expenses. At least 31 states have established a moratorium for a certain period of time — a “cooling-of f period” — before a former legislator can lobby, according to the National

Conference of State Legislatures.

New Mexico prohibits state public officials — but not legislators — from lobbying their former governmental agency for one year after leaving their jobs.

The legislation would apply the proposed twoyear lobbying moratorium to government officials, including members of the Public Regulation Commission, who are in office starting in July. Gov. Susana Martinez has banned officials in her administration from lobbying the Legislature or state agencies for two years after leaving their positions.

surrounding areas.

Scholarships for the summer 2014 semester will be available May 1, at ENMMC, Volunteer Services Department, 405 W. Country Club Road, Roswell.

ENMMC Auxiliary is a 501(c)3 organization and has sponsored scholarships for students in the health care field since 1958. Funds are received through sales at the Thrift Shop, the Hospitality Shop, memorials and membership dues. For further information on scholarships or volunteer opportunities, contact L ynda Whalen, director of Volunteer Services, 575-622-8170, Ext. 5170.


SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico would join more than 20 states in banning sales of e-cigarettes to minors under legislation unanimously approved Thursday by the House. The measure would prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to those under 18, just as minors are restricted from buying cigarettes made of tobacco. The bill goes to the Senate for consideration with a week left in the Legislature’s 30-day session. Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration backs the proposed ban. Battery-powered e-cigarettes heat a liquid solution, usually containing nicotine, to create vapor that users inhale. Supporters contend the proposed ban is needed because e-cigarettes are growing in popularity and children may consider

them a safer alternative to tobacco. Although the nicotine used in the devices is addictive, health officials have said the risks of inhaling nicotine remain unclear.

During brief House debate, Rep. Paul Bandy, an Aztec Republican, displayed two e-cigarettes to his colleagues. Rep. Gail Chasey, an Albuquerque Democrat, said lawmakers needed to approve the legislation this year because there’s “harm being done to children” from the availability of ecigarettes.

But Chasey said the Legislature must address other issues in the future, including whether to require e-cigarettes to carry a label indicating that they contain nicotine.

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A8 Sunday, February 16, 2014 OBITUARY

Dekka Ruth Clem House

Born 9.12.46 in Artesia NM to Vada Ruth Coleman Clem and Howard Dee (Jack) Clem in Artesia, New Mexico. Dekka led the “Leave it to Beaver” life in her younger years attending school and First Baptist Church as she grew an ever enlarging circle of life-long friends. She spent time serving in offices in the Artesia Jr. Story League and the Jr. American Legion. Her musical talents were established through piano lessons and playing the alto sax in the Zia Jr. High Band, the award winning AHS marching band, concert band and the dance band. She also served in several churches as a substitute organist while attending high school. She graduated from Artesia High School with the still close knit class of 1964 making grades just good enough to stay out of trouble and still allow time for a very active social life. After a year of college Dekka met Joseph Roy House who was stationed at Walker Air Force Base in Roswell. They married on May 2, 1965 and then set out on a journey with the United States Air Force to Biloxi, Mississippi, two tours in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Rantoul, Illinois, two tours in Minot, North Dakota, La Junta, Colorado, Ritzville, Washington, as well as Holloman and Kirtland Air Force Bases in New Mexico. When he was stationed in Vicenza, Italy and Naples, Italy, Dekka packed up her two young children, William Todd House and Susan LeAnn House to follow her husband, where they spent his down time touring Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Capri, Vatican City, and Germany. While in Europe, they were also able to follow in the footsteps of Paul the Apostle. When Joe served his tour in Vietnam, Dekka and her son returned to Artesia to be near her family. After “seeing the world” with Uncle Sam, Dekka and family settled in Roswell where Dekka went to work for attorneys. She then established Dekka House T ranscriptions, which she owned and oper-


ated until she made her final move to the home God prepared for her in Heaven. Since Dekka worked from home, she and Joe also shared their passion for rescuing small, needy dogs. Over the years, Dekka played an instrumental part of knitting together the AHS class of 1964. Amongst the class of 1964, a fund was established and directed by Dekka to provide support and comfort to each other. Representing the class, Dekka would send AHS blankets to class members who were sick and flowers to funerals of their families, as well as acts of kindness to classmates in need.

Over the years her children would provide Dekka and Joe with the prides of their lives, grandchildren Stephen Edward House, Colby Ryan House, Brandon Michael House, Kelsey Faith House, and Casey Ashtin House.

On February 14, 2014 Dekka completed her earthly assignment and was called home by her Heavenly Father. She and her family were members of Christ Church. Dekka was preceded in death by her parents. In addition to her family, she is survived by her favorite sister Vicki Lee her husband Shaw, Dewayne Shaw and their daughter Amy and her husband T ripp; her favorite brother Lloyd Clem and his wife BeeJ with their children, Ferrall Clem, his wife Sue and their children, Jennifer and Jason, as well as Shelly, her husband Randy Bristow and Shelly’s children, Brittany and Colton. There are also numerous cousins, all of who will be happy to share some really good “growing up” stories. She is also survived by her best friend of 64 years, Mary Gill King and the AHS class of 1964. Public viewing will be held at Anderson Bethany Funeral Chapel located at 2609 S. Main Street in Roswell on Sunday the 16th from 2 PM to 4PM. The memorial service will be held at the Chapel at 10 AM, Monday the 17th with the Class of ’64 serving as honorary pallbearers. For family and anyone who was unable to attend Monday service, burial and a time of sharing will be Wednesday the 19th at 10 AM in South Park Cemetery.

Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register at

Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory. See OBITUARIES, Page A9

S u p p o r t t h e U n i t e d Wa y

In Vietnam’s capital, old town braces for makeover HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Tourists, hawkers and motorcyclists rub shoulders every morning in the congested alleyways of Hanoi’s low-rise Old Quarter, which seems generations away from the office towers and electronics megastores springing up in other parts of the capital. The quarter’s street grid, laid out in the 15th century, is still dominated by dilapidated shops selling everything from brass gongs to bamboo scaffolding. It is now among Asia’s best-preserved urban hubs of traditional commerce — thanks largely to decades of inattention. The 82-hectare (203-acre) area is downtown crammed with Buddhist temples, pagodas and French colonial shophouses, whose original tiles and peeling yellow paint have become a draw for foreign visitors. But with property values high, this neighborhood could change dramatically in the coming years as similar ones already have in Singapore, Shanghai and many other cities. Authorities want to begin gentrifying the Old Quarter by relocating households 6,200 between this year and 2020. New construction is likely a few years away, but some residents already have been relocated. Some of them are nervous, though not necessarily over lost history. They worry about being exiled to the city’s dusty margins, and of being forced to accept a bad deal from

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In this Feb. 14, photo, cars and motorcycles pass in Hanoi's Old Quarter, a grouping of 36 streets that were laid out in the 15th century.

a Communist government that has generated public discontent across Vietnam by forcing people off their land with compensation far below market rates. Pham Dinh T ranh, a retired jeweler in the Old Quarter, has watched many of the traditional jewelry workshops of Silver Street slowly morph into cafes and souvenir shops. The 82-year -old wouldn’t mind a change of scene: The Silver Street home he shares with his extended family is cramped and the roof leaks. But he said Hanoi officials will need to make a convincing case for relocation. “We’re willing to go, but not if they take this property and resell it for profit,” Tranh said. Vu Thi Hong, an official with the Hanoi gover n-

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ment’s Old Quarter Housing Relocation Project, said the main goal of the planned relocations is to reduce population density while preserving cultural heritage. With about 66,000 people, the quarter has a population density of 823 people per hectare (2.5 acres) — nearly eight times New York City’s.

One Silver Street temple — formerly occupied by long-ter m squatters — has been refurbished and opened to the public, with assistance from architectural consultants from the French city of Toulouse.

During an interview at the temple, Hong said compensation for relocations is paid at market rates determined by the government. City planners have not yet decided what will be constructed once current residents are relo-




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cated, she added, but new buildings won’t exceed three stories. She said a few hundred Old Quarter residents have been moved in the last decade from weathered temples and pagodas, and authorities plan to build an apartment complex on Hanoi’s outskirts to house thousands of others. “Most of those who have already been moved say they have a better life now,” Hong said, adding that the government pays up to 81 million dong ($4,000) per square meter at streetfront properties. In Hanoi’s real-estate market, the average transaction price at Old Quarter properties is currently between $12,500 and $15,000 per square meter, according to Nguyen Son, a property agent in Hanoi.

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Harry Boggs

Harry Boggs, age 94, of Odessa, TX, passed away on February, 13th, 2014. Harry was born, Nov. 11, 1919, at home near Sedan, N.M. His parents, Fred and Lizzie Boggs had been previously married and had other children. Harry was the first born of that marriage, with four other siblings to follow. He attended school in Sedan, and graduated from high school in Clayton, N.M. He attended Highlands University in Las Vegas, N.M., working four jobs to afford the education. On May 28, 1942 married his college sweetheart, Cyrena Carman in a home ceremony in Dexter, N.M. The marriage lasted 71 years. They had two children, Judy and Fred. They spent most of the summers traveling the southern part of the United States while the children were in school. He lived in Hagerman, N. M. for 61 years, where he was involved in the First Baptist Church, Boy Scouts and was a charter member the Lions Club in Hagerman. He was a Deacon at the church, and taught the Men’s Sunday School class for sixty-one years. Before they moved to Odessa, TX the community gave his wife and him a plaque recognizing their years of service in Hagerman. As the Boy Scout Master, he went through the ranks with his troop and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He earned other awards in Scouting—The Order of the Arrow, given to Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives, the Scout Master’s Key—given to adult leaders who completed specific training and performance goals over a five-year period of service, the Wood Badge—given to recognize significant achievement in leadership and direct service to young people and the Silver Beaver award—an award given to those who implement the Scouting program and per for m community service through hard work, self-sacrifice, dedication, and many years of service. It is given to those who do not actively seek it. He and the troop attended the Jamboree in Valley Forge, Pa. and spent two summers as Camp Director at Camp Wehinahpay at Sacramento, N.M. One of his greatest joys in Scouting was having twelve members of his troop become Eagle Scouts. He began teaching in 1941, and taught in the Public School System for forty years, four years Espanola, N.M and the remaining thirty-six in Hager man. Most of the years in Hagerman were as Principal of the High School. Many of his students were outstanding students, and served their communities as teachers, school board members, lawyers, preachers or missionaries, city officials, a state senator, and gave many others an example to follow in their daily lives. After retirement, he was active in building church buildings in New Mexico and in Hawaii, the retired teacher’s organization in Artesia and on the board of the Easter n New Mexico Agency on Aging. He is preceded in death

by his parents: Fred and Lizzie Boggs, Ernest Boggs, Jim Parker, half-brothers; Opal Monroe, Beulah Ryan, Mabel Parker, half-sisters; Nettie Wheelock and Margaret Boyett, sisters. He is survived by his wife, Cyrena, daughter Judy Williams of Odessa, TX, son Fred Boggs of Roswell, N.M. brother Jack Boggs of Clayton, N.M. and Sister Gertrude “Gertie” Shields of Alamogordo, N.M., five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Baptist Children’s Home in Portales, N.M., or your favorite charity. The funeral service will be at First Baptist Church in Hagerman on Tuesday, February 18th at 1:30 pm, and burial will be in South Park Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at www.ballardfuneralhome.c om


also five nieces and their families. Glen was preceded in death by his mother Mary Florence Miller, his father Raymond Miller and his brother Gary Miller. Memorials may be sent to Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 777, Roswell, New Mexico 88202, or left at Calvary Chapel designated for Harvest Ministries, Roswell Community Kitchen or Calvary Chapel. DIANE REQUESTS THOSE ATTENDING PLEASE REFRAIN FROM WEARING SCENTED PERFUMES, COLOGNES, AFTERSHAVE, SCENTED POWDERS AND LOTIONS AS SHE IS EXTREMELY ALLERGIC TO CHEMICALS. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be at accessed www.ballardfuneralhome.c om

C.L. Faubus Sr. Glen Raymond Miller

Services are scheduled for 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Calvary Chapel with Jim Suttle of Calvary Chapel officiating, Roswell Veterans Honor Guard will conduct military services for Glen Raymond Miller who passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Glen will lie in state at the church prior to service from 9:30 A.M. to 10:15 A.M. Unlike many who finish their lives in a nursing home, Glen Raymond Miller began his in the Jackson Nursing Home in Guthrie Center, Iowa where he was bor n to Mary Florence (Burkhardt) Miller and Raymond Claude Miller. He graduated from Guthrie Center high school in 1961 and Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa in 1965 with a degree in fish and wildlife management. After college Glen served his country in the Army and was a Viet Nam Veteran. Glen started with the US Fish and Wildlife Service in 1969 and worked on refuges in North Dakota, Missouri, Minnesota, Illinois and Arkansas before his retirement in 2007. He completed his law enforcement training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia in 1978. He worked as a duel function refuge manager/law enforcement officer until his retirement. On September 24, 2005 Glen was given Special Deputation as a temporary US Deputy Marshall on assignment to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Glen married Diane Vaplon on May 30, 1970. He is survived by his wife, his daughter Elizabeth (Ellie) Cowan, son in law Brian Cowan, granddaughter Courtney Cowan all of Seattle, Washington, granddaughter Ashley Cowan of Shoreline, Washington and grandson Matthew Cowan of North Bend, Washington, sister and brother in law Alice and Bruce Thomas of Northfield, Minnesota, sister in law Joan Miller of Guthrie Center, Iowa, step mother Mary Edna Miller, step brother Dale Gardiner and his wife Leila, and step brother Larry Gardiner all of Guthrie Center, Iowa,

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Graveside services are scheduled for 1:00 P.M., on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at South Park Cemetery for C.L. Faubus Sr., 88 who passed away on February 13, 2014 at Lovelace Regional Hospital. C.L. had been a resident of Roswell since 1968. Herbert Watson of Church of Christ in Clovis, New Mexico will officiate. He was born in Cottonwood, Texas on May 25, 1925, and was married 63 years to Doris Burrows Faubus, who preceded him in death in 2009. He has also been preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers and 2 sisters. He is survived by a son: Col. C.L. Faubus, Jr. of Brighton, Missouri, and wife Susan; one daughter: Sharon Harral and husband Ronnie, of Corona, New Mexico; five grandchildren: Amy Wright, Alena Brandenberger, Jerrod Harral, Jamie Faubus McCarty and Jackie Snyder; six great grandchildren: Aubrey Brandenberger, Megan Weil, Koelle Brandenberger, Kourtney Brandenberger, Sydne Harral, and Adyson Harral. C.L. owned Klassic Cleaners from 1971-1991, but still worked there some until 2011. He was an avid gardener, and especially loved growing tomatoes and roses. He was a devout Christian and will be much loved and missed by all his family. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ronnie Harral, Jerrod Harral, Jeff Brandenberger, Michael Koonce, and Col. C.L. Faubus Jr. Memorials may be made to your favorite charity. Friends may leave condolences online at www.lagronefuneralchapels

.com. Arrangements are under the directions and personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Larry Michael Payne

No services are scheduled for Mike Payne, 63, who passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Mike wishes were to be cremated. Mike was born March 27, 1950 in Sterling City, TX to Leslie Sterling and Annie Ruth McCleary Payne. His parents preceded him in death. Mike is also preceded in death by his brother Jerry Payne. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Charlann Payne of the family home in Roswell, NM; son Corlee Payne and wife Jaclyn of Roswell; daughter Robin Hedrick and husband Mark of Florida; brother Alan Payne and wife Sharon of Ruidoso Downs, NM; sister Carolyn Turney and husband Larry of Georgetown, TX and his grandchildren Sonny Hedrick, Taylor Hedrick, Ashlynn Hedrick and Lane Greighton. Mike resided in Roswell, NM for 23 years coming from Ruidoso, NM where he lived most of his life. He was a member of Christ Church of the Downs in Ruidoso Downs, NM and also the Ruidoso Elks Lodge. Larry enjoyed hunting, calf and team roping. Above all else Mike loved his family and God. Mike will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Christ Church of the Downs, 604 W. Harris Lane, Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico, 88346. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at www.ballardfuneralhome.c om

Michael La Bella

Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M., on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at South Park Cemetery for Michael La Bella, age 59, of Roswell, who passed away on February 11, 2014 in Lubbock, Texas. Father Josh Duplis-

Sunday, February 16, 2014 sey of Assumption Catholic Church will officiate. Michael was bor n on February 21, 1954 in Boston, Massachusetts to Rose Martelli. She has preceded him in death. He graduated from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales with a Bachelor’s Degree in History. He spent four years in the United States Army. Before his retirement, he worked for the Roswell Police Department for 20 years, and at the same time, spent 11 years in the Army Reserves as a Captain. He is survived by; sister: Sandy Grice and her husband Wade of Red Bay, Florida; his aunt: Grace Martelli of Las Vegas, Nevada; cousins: Diane Ruggiero of Roswell, Lisa Martelli of New Hampshire, and Maria Gauvreau of California; nephew: Jason Grice of Atlanta, Georgia; nieces: T racy Grice of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida and Tonya Little and husband Charlie of Mary Ester, Florida; also numerous friends. Pallbearers will be George Escalante, John Homer, Leo Lopez, Ray Mounts, Mike Jurecek, and Richard Lucero. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society: 1050 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 8711. Friends may leave condolences online at www.lagronefuneralchapels .com. Arrangements are under the directions and personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Porfirio Jimenez

A rosary is scheduled for 6 P.M., Monday, February 17, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Porfirio Jimenez who passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014 in Artesia. Per Porfirio’s wishes cremation will follow. Porfirio will lie in state on Monday, February 17, 2014 from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel. Porfirio was born on September 7, 1940 in Durango, Mexico to Maria Elena Jimenez. He was preceded in death by his sons Lorenzo and Juanito and his grandchildren Salvador, Ma’Elena and April and his brother Pedro Muñoz. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Juana Jimenez of Artesia, New Mexico, his mother Maria Elena Jimenez, brother Feliciano Muñoz of Durango, Mexico, his sons and daughters; Porfirio Jimenez Jr. of Roswell, New Mexico, Guadalupe Jimenez and his wife Amalia of Artesia, New Mexico, Olga and Isaias Rivero of Artesia, New Mexico, Ofelia Muñoz of Odessa, Texas, Felipe Jimenez of Roswell, New


Mexico, Silvia and Jose Amaya of Artesia, New Mexico, Cecilia Jimenez of Artesia, New Mexico, Margarito and Reene Jimenez of Midland, Texas, and 30 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be at accessed www.ballardfuneralhome.c om

Kent Vernon Scott

Kent Vernon Scott, 50, of Roswell passed away, Tuesday, February 11, 2014. He was born October 31, 1963 to Frona Ann Scott and Delbert Dean Scott in Oakland, California. Kent and his family moved to Roswell, New Mexico when he was a child. Kent was a very loving father, intelligent and had a great sense of humor. He college at attended ENMU-R and National American University in Albuquerque. He taught Introductory Computer classes at the Roswell Adult Center and was a computer technician. Kent owned and operated Computer Doc. Those left to cherish his memory are his father Delbert Dean Scott of San Francisco, CA; his sister Kim Hinds of Aberdine, WA, his bother Kelly Scott of Roswell, NM, his son Ryan Scott and wife Amanda Scott of Edgewood, NM and his dear companion, Kelly Jones of Roswell. Kent was preceded in death by his mother Frona Ann Scott. Services for Scott will be held at a later date. Family can be contacted at Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register at Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Velma Lee Kerr

No services are scheduled for Velma Kerr, 79, who passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2014 in Hager man, NM. Velma’s wishes were to be cremated. Velma was born May 18, 1934 in Eufaula, OK to Joe Thamason and Leota House Thamason. Her parents preceded her in death. Velma was a housewife and was married to Jimmie Kerr who preceded her in death on May 7, 1992. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at www.ballardfuneralhome.c om.

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The Goddard Rocket wrestling squad had a slim lead heading into the final round of the District 3/4-4A wrestling tournament, but could not hang on as Deming repeated as district champions on Saturday with 226.5 team points. All 13 of Goddard’s wrestlers qualified for the state tourney, but lost eight of its nine championship matches to fall to the senior-laden Wildcats. The host Coyotes finished in fourth place with 106.5 points and were led by district


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champion Arvis Alarcon, who took the 138-pound division with a late pin over Goddard’s Brian Wilson. The Coyotes, who improved all year, qualified eight wrestlers for the state wrestling tourney, which takes place this week in Rio Rancho.


The Rockets, who have finished first or second in district for the last five years, led by a few points heading into the final round, but could not hold on. The Rockets See DISTRICT, Page B3

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ABOVE: Goddard’s Brian Wilson, top, earned second place in the 138-pound class at the District 3/4-4A tournament, Saturday.

LEFT: Roswell’s Chris Snyder, top, took home second place and a spot at the state tournament following the District 3/4-4A tournament on Saturday at Roswell High.

Oshie’s 4 shootout goals LOCAL BRIEFS lead US past Russia 3-2 NMMI wins GHS invite

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USA forward T.J. Oshie reacts after scoring the winning goal in a shootout against Russia during overtime of their men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday.

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — T.J. Oshie brainstormed while he skated to center ice, desperately trying to come up with one last move to end an epic shootout. He had already taken five shots at Sergei Bobrovsky, and the Russians were still even. Yet Oshie was chosen for the U.S. men’s hockey team with just such a situation in mind, and the shootout specialist concocted one last clever goal to silence an arena filled with screaming Russian fans. Oshie scored four times in the shootout and put the winner between Bobrovsky’s legs in the eighth round, leading the United States past Russia 3-2 Saturday in the thrilling revival of a classic Olympic hockey rivalry. “I was just thinking of something else I could do, trying to keep him guessing,” said Oshie, the St. Louis Blues forward. “Had to go back to the same move a couple times, but I

Three local tennis teams opened up play this weekend at the Goddard Invitational and things started the way they ended, with the NMMI boys winning the title 9-0 over Goddard. Clovis beat Artesia for the girls title. The Colts, who have won three consecutive state titles, picked up singles wins from Gavin Lynch (first; 6-2, 6-0 over Sanjay Yangalasetty), Juan Felix (second; 6-2, 6-2 over Casie Conlee), Jorge Lira (third; 6-0, 6-2 over Martin Joyce), Juan Garcia (fourth; 6-0, 6-2 over Philip Rowe), Ernesto Acosta (fifth; 6-3, 6-0 over Tyler McKee) and Ricardo Kauffman (sixth; 6-0, 6-0 over Trevor Herrington). Doubles wins came See BRIEFS, Page B3

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NMMI’s Juan Felix hits a forehand during his first doubles match against Goddard, Saturday.

Stoch wins Olympic gold double in ski jumping Kirk, New Mexico pound Nevada 90-72 See OSHIE, Page B3

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Poland's Kamil Stoch makes his first attempt during the ski jumping large hill final at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday.

LOCAL SCHEDULE — MONDAY, FEB. 17 — • Hagerman at Mescalero Apache, 7 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL

• Hagerman at Mescalero Apache, 5:30 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL

• NMMI at South Plains, 5:30 p.m. MEN’S BASKETBALL

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Ski jumper Kamil Stoch completed a gold medal sweep of the normal and large hills in the Sochi Olympics on Saturday in a close tussle with 41-year-old Noriaki Kasai of Japan. The Polish jumper joins Simon Ammann and Matti Nykanen as the only men to win both individual events at the same Winter Games. Peter Prevc of Slovenia, who took silver in the normal hill, earned the bronze Saturday. Jumping last in the first round after the trial round See DOUBLE, Page B3

SPOTLIGHT 1961 — Elgin Baylor of Los Angeles scores 57 points to lead the Lakers over the Detroit Pistons 129-106. 1967 — Rick Barry of the San Francisco Warriors scores 52 points against Chicago at Fresno for his second consecutive 50-point game. 1970 — Joe Frazier retains his world heavyweight title with a fifth-round knockout of Jimmy Ellis.


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Alex Kirk scored 29 points on 11-of-17 shooting and New Mexico led by an unforgiving 24 points at the half in cruising to a 90-72 win over Nevada on Saturday. Cameron Bairstow poured in 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for New Mexico (19-5, 10-2), which has won seven of their last eight games and entered the contest one game behind Mountain West Conference leader San Diego State.

Nevada (12-14, 7-6), losers of four straight, fell behind 48-24 at the break and although outscoring the Lobos in the second period, it was not enough to erase the huge halftime deficit as New Mexico cruised to the buzzer making 55 percent (27 of 63) from the floor and 19 of 21 from the penalty line. Cole Huff and Michael Perez scored 18 apiece for the Wolf Pack, who managed a 43 percent shooting effort.


ON THIS DAY IN ... 1972 — Wilt Chamberlain of the Los Angeles Lakers becomes the first player in NBA history to reach the 30,000 point mark during a 110-109 loss to the Phoenix Suns. 1992 — Martina Navratilova becomes the career singles titles leader by beating Jana Novotna in three sets in the final of the Virginia Slims of Chicago. Navratilova, with her 158th career singles championship, passes Chris Evert, who retired in 1989.

2003 — San Antonio caps its nine-game road trip with a 104-101 victory over Sacramento for its NBArecord eighth straight road win on one trip. 2005 — The NHL cancels what was left of its decimated schedule after a round of last-gasp negotiations failed to resolve differences over a salary cap — the flash-point issue that led to a lockout. It’s the first time a major pro sports league in North America lost an entire season to a labor dispute.

B2 Sunday, February 16, 2014


Roswell Daily Record

Choi shoots course record, tied for lead at Australian Open

Prep basketball

Saturday’s Scores By The Associated Press Boys Basketball Clayton 61, Tucumcari 32 Desert Academy 73, Mountainair 38 Dulce 65, Mesa Vista 63 Escalante 67, McCurdy 48 Logan 65, Fort Sumner 59 Magdalena 82, Jemez Valley 59 Menaul 75, Foothill 49 Monte del Sol 51, Pecos 37 Quemado 68, Reserve 47 Santa Fe Prep 66, Mora 53 Santa Fe Waldorf School 84, Walatowa Charter 81, OT Shiprock 66, Santa Fe Indian 39 Springer 90, San Jon 49 Texico 71, Santa Rosa 44 Girls Basketball Elida 66, House/Grady 43 Kirtland Central 46, Farmington 40 Logan 35, Fort Sumner 27 Magdalena 68, Jemez Valley 44 Mora 56, Santa Fe Prep 30 Piedra Vista 76, Aztec 33 Raton 55, Robertson 45 Reserve 53, Quemado 41 Texico 49, Santa Rosa 22 Valencia 58, Grants 33

College basketball

Aggies rout Chicago St., 84-55

LAS CRUCES (AP) — Renaldo Dixon pumped in 20 points off the bench as New Mexico State roared past Chicago State, 8455 Saturday night. The Aggies remain a game behind Utah Valley in the Western Athletic Conference standings. New Mexico State jumped out to a 51-29 lead at intermission and led by as many as 31 points in the second half after DK Eldridge dunked with 13:01 left. Dixon was 7 of 9 from the field and 5 of 9 from the line while pulling down nine rebounds to lead New Mexico State (20-8, 9-3 WAC). Eldridge and Daniel Mullings scored 17 and 15 points, respectively, for the Aggies, who shot 29 of 52 from the field (55.8 percent). Chicago State (10-14, 5-5) was led by Clark Rosenberg’s 20 points. Matt Ross added 12 points off the bench as the Cougars got just 19 total points from its starting lineup.


Men’s Olympics Hockey At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times Mountain Preliminary Round Group A . . . . . . . . . . . .W LOTWOTLPtsGF United States . .1 0 1 0 5 10 Russia . . . . . . .1 0 0 1 4 7 Slovenia . . . . . .1 1 0 0 3 5 Slovakia . . . . . .0 2 0 0 0 2 Group B . . . . . . . . . . . .W LOTWOTLPtsGF Finland . . . . . . .2 0 0 0 6 14 Canada . . . . . .2 0 0 0 6 9 Norway . . . . . . .0 2 0 0 0 2 Austria . . . . . . .0 2 0 0 0 4 Group C . . . . . . . . . . . .W LOTWOTLPtsGF Sweden . . . . . .3 0 0 0 9 10 Switzerland . . .2 1 0 0 6 2 Czech Republic 1 2 0 0 3 6 Latvia . . . . . . . .0 3 0 0 0 5

Group play Wednesday, Feb. 12 Group C: Sweden 4, Czech Republic 2 Group C: Switzerland 1, Latvia 0 Thursday, Feb. 13 Group B: Finland 8, Austria 4 Group A: Russia 5, Slovenia 2, Group A: United States 7, Slovakia 1 Group B: Canada 3, Norway 1 Friday, Feb. 14 Group C: Czech Republic 4, Latvia 2 Group C: Sweden 1, Switzerland 0 Group B: Canada 6, Austria 0 Group B: Finland 6, Norway 1 Saturday, Feb. 15


GA 3 5 6 10

GA 5 1 9 14

GA 5 1 7 10

TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Sunday, Feb. 16 AUTO RACING 11 a.m. FOX — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for Daytona 500, at Daytona Beach, Fla. GOLF 11 a.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Northern Trust Open, final round, at Pacific Palisades, Calif. 1 p.m. CBS — PGA Tour, Northern Trust Open, final round, at Pacific Palisades, Calif. TGC — Champions Tour, ACE Group Classic, final round, at Naples, Fla. 3 p.m. TGC — LPGA, Women’s Australian Open, final round, at Cheltenham, Australia (same-day tape) MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. CBS — Wisconsin at Michigan 1 p.m. FS1 — Oregon St. at Oregon 3 p.m. FS1 — Villanova at Creighton 4 p.m. ESPN2 — Rutgers at Louisville ESPNU — Notre Dame at Boston College 5 p.m. FS1 — Georgetown at St. John’s 6 p.m. ESPNU — Colorado at Southern Cal MEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE 5 p.m. NBCSN — Moe’s Southwest Grill Classic, at Jacksonville, Fla. NBA BASKETBALL

three shots back in fourth place. The 23-year -old Choi had a birdie on her opening hole and then eagled the eighth and birdied the ninth for a 31 on the front nine. She had five birdies to go along with one bogey on the back nine and capped the round with another eagle on No. 18. Lee, winner of the past two Australian amateur titles, made consecutive birdies on the 15th and 16th holes to shoot a 68. She is in contention for the second week in a row after finishing runner up last week at the Australian Ladies Masters at Royal Pines. Hedwall faded on the back nine, carding five bogeys in seven holes to shoot a 74. She was in a group of eight golfers in fifth at 9-under 207. Nordqvist also failed to follow up on her superb second-round score, carding a 75 to fall back to a tie for 31st.

Group A: Slovenia 3, Slovakia 1 Group A: United States 3, Russia 2, SO Group C: Switzerland 1, Czech Republic 0 Group C: Sweden 5, Latvia 3 Sunday, Feb. 16 Group B: Austria vs. Norway, 1 a.m. Group A: Russia vs. Slovakia, 5:30 a.m. Group A: Slovenia vs. United States, 5:30 a.m. Group B: Finland vs. Canada, 10 a.m.

Qualification Playoff Round Tuesday, Feb. 18 TBD, 1 a.m. TBD, 5:30 a.m. TBD, 10 a.m. TBD, 10 a.m.

Quarterfinals Wednesday, Feb. 19 TBD, 1 a.m. TBD, 5:30 a.m. TBD, 10 a.m. TBD, 10 a.m.

Semifinals Friday, Feb. 21 TBD, 5 a.m. TBD, 10 a.m.

Bronze Medal Saturday, Feb. 22 TBD, 8 a.m.


Women’s Australian Open Scores By The Associated Press Saturday At Victoria Golf Club Melbourne, Australia Purse: $1.2 million Yardage: 6,480; Par: 72 Third Round a-amateur Chella Choi . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-62— a-Minjee Lee . . . . . . . . . . .68-67-68— Lydia Ko . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-68-69— Suzann Pettersen . . . . . . .66-68-72— Jenny Shin . . . . . . . . . . . .74-67-66— Mi Hyang Lee . . . . . . . . . .72-67-68— Marianne Skarpnord . . . . .70-69-68— Amelia Lewis . . . . . . . . . . .71-67-69— Karine Icher . . . . . . . . . . . .69-68-70— Morgan Pressel . . . . . . . . .69-68-70— Holly Clyburn . . . . . . . . . . .68-68-71— Caroline Hedwall . . . . . . . .68-65-74— Perrine Delacour . . . . . . . .70-73-65— Karrie Webb . . . . . . . . . . .71-69-68— Jessica Speechley . . . . . .71-67-70— a-Su-Hyun Oh . . . . . . . . . .74-69-66— Rebecca Lee-Bentham . . .73-69-67— Caroline Masson . . . . . . . .72-68-69— Haru Nomura . . . . . . . . . .70-68-71— Dewi Claire Schreefel . . . .70-68-71— Jessica Korda . . . . . . . . . .67-70-72— a-Jing Yan . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-66-72— Amy Anderson . . . . . . . . . .72-70-68— Diana Luna . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-69— Stacy Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . .71-69-70— Sarah Kemp . . . . . . . . . . .71-68-71— Cheyenne Woods . . . . . . .74-65-71— Carlota Ciganda . . . . . . . .68-70-72— Valentine Derrey . . . . . . . .69-69-72— Paula Creamer . . . . . . . . .68-69-73— Trish Johnson . . . . . . . . . .70-73-68— Lorie Kane . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-71-69— Brooke Pancake . . . . . . . .70-70-71— Giulia Sergas . . . . . . . . . .68-71-72— Azahara Munoz . . . . . . . . .68-70-73— Anna Nordqvist . . . . . . . . .72-64-75— Hannah Burke . . . . . . . . . .72-72-68— Gerina Piller . . . . . . . . . . .75-69-68— Pernilla Lindberg . . . . . . . .71-71-70— Sarah Jane Smith . . . . . . .68-72-72— Tiffany Joh . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-70-73— Ayako Uehara . . . . . . . . . .70-68-74— Becky Morgan . . . . . . . . . .70-74-69— Alison Whitaker . . . . . . . . .71-72-70— Pornanong Phatlum . . . . .73-68-72— Dori Carter . . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-73— Lee-Anne Pace . . . . . . . . .72-67-74— Hee Young Park . . . . . . . .67-77-70— Yani Tseng . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-73-70— Tamie Durdin . . . . . . . . . . .73-70-71— Sandra Gal . . . . . . . . . . . .73-69-72— Sue Kim . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-70-72—

203 203 205 206 207 207 207 207 207 207 207 207 208 208 208 209 209 209 209 209 209 209 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 211 211 211 211 211 211 212 212 212 212 212 212 213 213 213 213 213 214 214 214 214 214



Mirim Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-68-72— Lindsey Wright . . . . . . . . .73-69-72— Austin Ernst . . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-73— Paola Moreno . . . . . . . . . .71-70-73— Marion Ricordeau . . . . . . .67-74-73— Line Vedel . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-68-73— Julia Boland . . . . . . . . . . .70-72-73— Katie M. Burnett . . . . . . . .69-72-74— Beatriz Recari . . . . . . . . . .72-69-74— Jaclyn Sweeney . . . . . . . .67-72-76— Marina Alex . . . . . . . . . . . .71-73-72— Rebecca Artis . . . . . . . . . .73-71-72— Breanna Elliott . . . . . . . . . .71-73-72— Stacy Lee Bregman . . . . .72-71-73— Brittany Lincicome . . . . . . .71-71-74— Julieta Granada . . . . . . . . .70-70-76— Sydnee Michaels . . . . . . . .68-71-77— Eun-Hee Ji . . . . . . . . . . . .70-72-75— Kelly Tan . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-77— Kris Tamulis . . . . . . . . . . . .73-71-74— Hannah Jun . . . . . . . . . . . .69-72-77— Nikki Campbell . . . . . . . . .69-71-78— Sandra Changkija . . . . . . .72-72-75— Paz Echeverria . . . . . . . . .72-70-78— National Basketball Association At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times Mountain EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .28 24 .538 Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . . .24 27 .471 New York . . . . . . . . . .20 32 .385 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .19 35 .352 Philadelphia . . . . . . . .15 39 .278 Southeast Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 14 .725 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .25 26 .490 Washington . . . . . . . .25 27 .481 Charlotte . . . . . . . . . .23 30 .434 Orlando . . . . . . . . . . .16 38 .296 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . .40 12 .769 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .27 25 .519 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .22 30 .423 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .20 33 .377 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . .9 43 .173 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L San Antonio . . . . . . . .38 15 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .36 17 Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 22 Memphis . . . . . . . . . .29 23 New Orleans . . . . . . .23 29 Northwest Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Oklahoma City . . . . . .43 12 Portland . . . . . . . . . . .36 17 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .25 28 Denver . . . . . . . . . . . .24 27 Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 33 Pacific Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L L.A. Clippers . . . . . . .37 18 Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . .30 21 Golden State . . . . . . .31 22 L.A. Lakers . . . . . . . .18 35 Sacramento . . . . . . . .18 35

Friday’s Games No games scheduled Saturday’s Games No games scheduled Sunday’s Games East vs. West, 6 p.m.

214 214 214 214 214 214 215 215 215 215 216 216 216 216 216 216 216 217 217 218 218 218 219 220

GB — 3 1⁄2 8 10 14

GB — 12 1 12 ⁄2 15 22 1⁄2

GB — 13 18 20 1⁄2 31

Pct GB .717 — .679 2 1 .593 6 ⁄2 1 .558 8 ⁄2 .442 14 1⁄2

Pct GB .782 — .679 6 .472 17 .471 17 .365 22 1⁄2

Pct .673 .588 .585 .340 .340

GB — 5 5 18 18


Saturday’s U.S. Olympians Fared By The Associated Press ALPINE SKIING Women’s Super-G (Start position in parentheses) 8. (14) Julia Mancuso, Squaw Valley, Calif., 1:27.04. 18. (2) Leanne Smith, North Conway, N.H.,

68 T-37th -4



Hole Par Score



Gold Medal Sunday, Feb. 23 TBD, 5 a.m.





1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 5 36 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 5 5 36 72 3 4 4 3 4 3 3 5 4 33 3 5 4 4 3 4 3 4 5 35 68

Eagles: 0 Birdies: 5 Pars: 12 Bogeys: 1 Others: 0 Fairways hit: 12 of 14 Greens hit: 16 of 18 Putts: 30

1:28.38. NR. (7) Laurenne Ross, Bend, Ore., DNF. NR. (29) Stacey Cook, Mammoth, Calif., DNF.

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING Women’s 4x5km Relay 9. United States (Kikkan Randall, Anchorage, Alaska, Sadie Bjornsen, Winthrop, Wash., Liz Stephen, East Montpelier, Vt., Jessie Diggins, Afton, Minn.), 55:33.4.

SHORT TRACK SPEEDSKATING Men’s 1000 Quarterfinals Heat 1 3. Chris Creveling, Kintersville, Pa., 1:24.691. Heat 4 4. J.R. Celski, Federal Way, Wash., No Time. Women’s 1500 Heat 3 4. Alyson Dudek, Hales Corners, Wis., 2:27.899. Heat 5 2. Jessica Smith, Melvindale, Mich., 2:26.703 (Q). Heat 6 1. Emily Scott, Springfield, Mo., 2:22.641 (Q). Semifinals Heat 1 4. Jessica Smith, Melvindale, Mich., 2:20.259 (B). Heat 3 5. Emily Scott, Springfield, Mo., 2:23.439 (ADVA). Women’s 1500 Final B 2. Jessica Smith, Melvindale, Mich., 2:25.787. Final A 5. Emily Scott, Springfield, Mo., 2:39.436.

SKELETON Men Final Ranking 3. Matt Antoine, Prairie du Chien, Wis., 3:47.26. — BRONZE 15. John Daly, Smithtown, N.Y., 3:49.11.

SKI JUMPING Men’s K120 Did Not Qualify For Jump 2 35. Nick Fairall, Andover, N.H. (120.0, 50.1, 50.0) 108.3. 48. Nick Alexander, Lebanon, N.H. (111.5, 35.7, 44.5) 87.0. NR. Anders Johnson, Park City, Utah, DSQ.

SPEEDSKATING Men’s 1500 7. Brian Hansen, Glenview, Ill., 1:45.59. 11. Shani Davis, Chicago, 1:45.98. 22. Joey Mantia, Ocala, Fla., 1:48.01. 37. Jonathan Kuck, Champaign, Ill., 1:50.19.


Northern Trust Open Scores By The Associated Press Saturday At Riviera Country Club Los Angeles Purse: $6.7 million Yardage: 7,349; Par 71 Third Round William McGirt . . . . . . . . . .69-67-65— George McNeill . . . . . . . . .69-68-66— Charlie Beljan . . . . . . . . . .67-68-68— Jason Allred . . . . . . . . . . .73-64-67— Brian Harman . . . . . . . . . .67-69-68— Bubba Watson . . . . . . . . . .70-71-64— Cameron Tringale . . . . . . .68-70-67— Jimmy Walker . . . . . . . . . .67-71-67— Jordan Spieth . . . . . . . . . .72-66-67— Charl Schwartzel . . . . . . . .69-68-68— Dustin Johnson . . . . . . . . .66-70-69— Sang-Moon Bae . . . . . . . .67-66-72— Bill Haas . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-67-67— Charley Hoffman . . . . . . . .67-71-68— Brendan Steele . . . . . . . . .68-71-67—

201 203 203 204 204 205 205 205 205 205 205 205 206 206 206


MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — South Korea’s Chella Choi set a new course record with a 10-under 62 and took a share of the lead after the third round of the Women’s Australian Open on Saturday. A day after Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist broke the women’s course record with a 64 at the par-72 Victoria Golf Club, Choi eclipsed that mark with two eagles and seven birdies. Choi, who started the day eight shots behind overnight leader Caroline Hedwall of Sweden, was tied for first with 17-yearold Australian amateur Minjee Lee at 13 under 203. “It’s the first time I’ve ever had two eagles in a round,” Choi said. “I don’t know why I have 10 under today, it was just amazing.” Lydia Ko of New Zealand was two shots back in third place after shooting a 69. Suzann Pettersen of Norway (72) was

Aaron Baddeley . . . . . . . .69-65-72— Luke Guthrie . . . . . . . . . . .71-69-67— John Senden . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-66— Lee Westwood . . . . . . . . .69-70-68— Bryce Molder . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-69— Matt Every . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-69— Jim Furyk . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-68-71— Robert Garrigus . . . . . . . .67-67-73— Hideki Matsuyama . . . . . .70-69-69— K.J. Choi . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-72-67— Harris English . . . . . . . . . .70-69-69— James Hahn . . . . . . . . . . .71-72-65— Blake Adams . . . . . . . . . . .67-70-71— Ken Duke . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-69-69— David Lingmerth . . . . . . . .70-69-70— Ernie Els . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-68— Daniel Summerhays . . . . .71-72-66— Matt Jones . . . . . . . . . . . .67-73-70— Jhonattan Vegas . . . . . . . .70-69-71— Kevin Chappell . . . . . . . . .71-70-69— Brendon Todd . . . . . . . . . .71-70-69— J.J. Henry . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-69-71— Keegan Bradley . . . . . . . .68-70-72— Justin Rose . . . . . . . . . . . .70-72-68— Victor Dubuisson . . . . . . . .70-72-68— Stuart Appleby . . . . . . . . . .72-71-67— David Lynn . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-70— Francesco Molinari . . . . . .67-73-71— Robert Allenby . . . . . . . . . .71-69-71— Angel Cabrera . . . . . . . . . .69-71-71— Scott Stallings . . . . . . . . . .67-72-72— Ben Crane . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-70-69— Geoff Ogilvy . . . . . . . . . . .74-68-69— Scott Brown . . . . . . . . . . . .70-67-74— Erik Compton . . . . . . . . . .74-67-71— Kevin Stadler . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-74— Vijay Singh . . . . . . . . . . . .75-67-70— Justin Leonard . . . . . . . . .70-72-70— Harold Varner III . . . . . . . .69-72-72— J.B. Holmes . . . . . . . . . . . .67-71-75— Ian Poulter . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-70-71— Martin Laird . . . . . . . . . . . .70-73-70— Martin Flores . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-73— Kevin Streelman . . . . . . . .72-69-73— Jason Gore . . . . . . . . . . . .71-69-74— Pat Perez . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-72-73— Richard H. Lee . . . . . . . . .69-72-73— Webb Simpson . . . . . . . . .70-72-72— John Huh . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-71-72— Will MacKenzie . . . . . . . . .73-69-72— Marc Leishman . . . . . . . . .69-74-71— Hunter Mahan . . . . . . . . . .70-73-71— Billy Hurley III . . . . . . . . . .70-71-74— Retief Goosen . . . . . . . . . .73-69-73— Davis Love III . . . . . . . . . .71-71-73— Graham DeLaet . . . . . . . .70-73-72— Scott Piercy . . . . . . . . . . . .71-69-76— Tim Wilkinson . . . . . . . . . .71-72-73— Ben Curtis . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-73-74—

206 207 207 207 207 207 207 207 208 208 208 208 208 209 209 209 209 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 211 211 211 211 211 211 211 211 212 212 212 212 213 213 213 213 214 214 214 214 214 214 214 214 214 214 215 215 215 215 216 216 217

McGirt takes lead at Riviera

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city known for its star power has a PGA Tour event filled with fairy tales off Sunset Boulevard. Start with William McGirt, who ran off eight birdies in 13 holes at Riviera on his way to a 6-under 65 on Saturday to build a two-shot lead in the Northern Trust Open. Going into his fourth full season, McGirt has never won on the PGA Tour. His last victory was on the eGolf Tour in the Carolinas, where the $16,000 winner’s check paid off his credit cards. Asked to name the minitours he played, McGirt said he would run out of fingers and toes counting them. “When you’re around mini-tours for eight years and go through a bunch of heartaches at Q-school, once you finally get here, you really have to appreciate it,” he said. He was at 12-under 201, two shots ahead of George McNeill (66) and Charlie Beljan (68). McNeill was working in a pro shop until giving the tour one last shot, and it already has produced two wins, though neither was enough to get into the Masters. Beljan lost in a playoff at Riviera last year. He is best known for being wheeled off the course at Disney on a stretcher because of a panic attack, and winning two days later. And then there’s Jason Allred. He hasn’t played a PGA Tour event since qualifying for the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. His wife is due with their third child at the end of the month, so Allred came over to try to Monday qualify. After opening with a 73, he followed with a 64 on Friday and a 67


on Saturday and now is just three shots behind. A victory would give him a two-year exemption, trips to the Masters and PGA Championship, Kapalua and Bay Hill and the Memorial and Firestone, even Shanghai. He got choked up talking about support from his wife and the treat to be able to have a week like this. “Making the putt on 18 is probably the most excitement I felt from the crowd ever in my career,” said Allred, who holed a 10-footer on the final hole. “I can’t tell you how much it means to me to be able to be at a place in my life. I just have so much to be thankful for with my amazing family. It just feels great to be out here and soak it up.” One of them could emerge a big winner Sunday, though there are plenty of stars right behind them. The leaderboard at times was more crowded than the 405, which has been reduced to two lanes this weekend because of construction, causing traffic that is bad even by LA standards. When the third round ended, 15 players were within five shots of the lead. That’s not much at Riviera, on Sunday, chasing someone who has never had a 54hole lead on the PGA Tour. The group at 8-under 205 featured Jordan Spieth (67), Dustin Johnson (69) and Jimmy Walker (67), who is going for his fourth win of the season after winning last week in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-am. Also in that group were a pair of Masters champions, Bubba Watson (64) and Charl Schwartzel (68). Behind them were a pair of former champions at Riviera, Bill Haas and Aaron Baddeley. “I’ve just got to go play my game tomorrow and hope that it’s good enough,” McGirt said. McGirt held up nicely the last time he had a chance like this. He was in the last group at the 2010 Canadian Open, one shot out of the lead, and stayed near the lead all round until making bogey on the tough 18th hole at Hamilton Golf and Country Club to finish one shot behind Scott Piercy. The 34-year-old from South Carolina has much at stake Sunday. McGirt has played in only one major, the PGA Championship two years ago. He hasn’t won a proper event in nearly seven years, and even his one claimto-fame comes with a caveat. McGirt made two aces in one round at a charity event, the second one worth a car. Turns out the event failed to pay for insurance in case a professional made the hole-in-one. McGirt received a weedwacker shaped like a golf club, instead. First place at the Northern Trust Open is worth $1,206,000, which is $22,000 short of his best season on tour. McGirt is among four players from the top 12 who have never won on tour. The others are Brian Harman, who had a 68 and was three shots behind, Cameron Tringale, who had a 67 and was in the group four shots behind, and Allred.


Saturday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Claimed INF/OF Jimmy Paredes off waivers from Miami. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Harang on a minor league contract. SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms with 1B Justin Smoak on a one-year contract. National League CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with UT Emilio Bonifacio on a minor league contract. MIAMI MARLINS — Assigned RHP Chris Hatcher outright to New Orleans (PCL). COLLEGE CHATTANOOGA — Named Sean Dawkins running backs coach.

The 33rd Pecos Valley Stampede will take place on Feb. 22 at 8 a.m., at Cahoon Park. The event includes a half marathon, 10K and 2-mile race. The entrance fee is $20. For more information, call 624-6720.

PECOS VALLEY STAMPEDE 6 p.m. TNT — All-Star Game, at New Orleans SOCCER 6:30 a.m. FS1 — FA CUP, round five, Swansea City at Everton WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. ESPN — Kentucky at Tennessee ESPN2 — Teams TBA FS1 — Baylor at Texas 1:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Teams TBA WINTER OLYMPICS At Sochi, Russia All events taped unless noted as Live NBC 1 p.m. Men’s Cross-Country - 4x10km Relay Gold Medal Final; Women’s Snowboarding - Snowboard Cross Competition 5 p.m. Figure Skating - Ice Dancing Short Dance; Men’s Alpine Skiing - SuperG Gold Medal Final; Women’s Snowboarding - Snowboard Cross Gold Medal Final; Women’s Speedskating - 1500 Gold Medal Final; Two-Man Bobsled - Competition 9:35 p.m. Men’s Biathlon - 15km Mass Start Gold Medal Final NBCSN 5:15 a.m. Men’s Hockey - Slovenia vs. United States (LIVE) 8 a.m. Figure Skating - Ice Dancing Short Dance (LIVE) Noon Men’s Biathlon - 15km Mass Start Gold Medal Final

3 p.m. Game of the Day: Hockey 1 a.m. Women’s Curling - United States vs. South Korea CNBC 2 p.m. Men’s Curling - United States vs. Sweden USA 5:30 a.m. Men’s Hockey - Russia vs. Slovakia (LIVE) 10 a.m. Men’s Hockey - Finland vs. Canada (LIVE) 3 a.m. Men’s Curling - United States vs. Switzerland (LIVE)

Monday, Feb. 17 BOXING 8 p.m. FS1 — Champion Paul Mendez (142-2) vs. Raul Casarez (20-4-0), for IBA Continental middleweight title; featherweights, Manuel Avila (13-0-0) vs. Enrique Quevedo (15-6-1), at Salinas, Calif. MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPN — North Carolina at Florida St. NBCSN — Delaware at Towson 7 p.m. ESPN — Oklahoma St. at Baylor ESPNU — MVSU at Southern WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPN2 — Maryland at Duke WINTER OLYMPICS At Sochi, Russia All events taped unless noted as Live NBC 1 p.m.

Women’s Biathlon - 12.5km Mass Start Gold Medal Final; Men’s Snowboarding - Cross Competition; Men’s Freestyle Skiing - Aerials Competition 6 p.m. Figure Skating - Ice Dancing Gold Medal Final; Men’s Snowboarding Cross Gold Medal Final; Men’s Freestyle Skiing - Aerials Gold Medal Final; Men’s Ski Jumping - Team K125 Large Hill Gold Medal Final 11:01 p.m. Two-Man Bobsled - Gold Medal Final Runs NBCSN 5 a.m. Women’s Hockey - Semifinal, United States vs. Finland-Sweden winner (LIVE) 8 a.m. Figure Skating - Ice Dancing Gold Medal Final (LIVE) 11:30 a.m. Men’s Ski Jumping - Team K-125 Large Hill Gold Medal Final (LIVE); Women’s Biathlon - 12.5km Mass Start Gold Medal Final 3 p.m. Game of the Day: Hockey 1 a.m. Men’s Hockey - Elimination Round (LIVE) 3:30 a.m. Men’s Nordic Combined - Individual K-125 Large Hill, Ski Jumping MSNBC 10 a.m. Women’s Hockey - Semifinal, Canada vs. Switzerland-Russia winner (LIVE) CNBC 3 p.m. Women’s Curling - Denmark vs. Britain

The Yucca Recreation Center will accepting registrations for a co-ed adult volleyball league until March 18. The cost per team is $130 and teams are limited to 10 players. Registration forms can be picked up at the YRC from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, call 624-6719.


Registration for RGSA softball will be Feb. 22, and March 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Big 5 and the Charlie McVay softball complex. Cost of registration is $45 per player if registered before March 1 and $55 if registered on March 1. Players must be at least 5-years-old as of Jan. 1, 2014 and no older than 14 as of Dec. 31, 2013. For more information, call 317-6502.


The Goddard baseball team will be holding an offensive skills camp on Feb. 17 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Goddard baseball field. The Camp is for kids ages 7 to 14 and costs $25 per player. Registration will be from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Feb. 17. For more information, call 621-3825.


Registration for Yucca’s youth co-ed volleyball league is open until March 7. The league is open to players in 2nd-8th grade. Registration costs $30 per player. Registration takes place at the Yucca Recreation Center, 500 South Richardson. Officials for the league are also needed. Officials get $10 per game. For more information, call 624-6719.



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and Wildcats turned the tourney into their own private dual. Unfortunately for the Goddard, it could only muster one district champ compared to eight for Deming. Freshman Andres Villa took the lone title for the Rockets as he recorded two pins to win his second district title. The second pin was over Junior Alavardo of Roswell High as Villa heads to state with a 41-5 record and very high expectations. The Rockets had eight district runner -ups. Raymond Anaya lost a close 4-2 decision to defending district champ David Padron, of Deming, to fall to 374. Most of the matches ended up not being close. Dylan Licon, who upset state placer Daniel Coheto, of Chaparral, in the semis, lost to state placer and


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was canceled due to fluctuating winds, Stoch jumped 139 meters and totaled 143.4 points to give him a three-point lead over Kasai, a margin the Japanese veteran whittled down to 1.3 points after the final round. Kasai, whose first was at Olympics Albertville, France in 1992, was trying to become the oldest gold medal winner at any Winter Games. Gregor Schierenzauer of Austria, who won bronze on both the normal and large hills four years ago, finished seventh. Amman, the defending champion from 2010 — he also won the normal hill that year in Vancouver — had a chance to win a record fifth Olympic gold medal. But the 32-year -old Swiss jumper, who has said he will likely retire soon, never looked the part in training or on Saturday and finished 23rd. “It’s hard preparing for three years ... I have to take it easy for the rest of the season,” Ammann said. “It’s not the greatest feeling right now.” Thomas Morgenstern of Austria, who had a bad crash in early January and was touch-and-


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was glad it ended when it did. I was running out of moves there.” Inter national rules allow the same player to take multiple shots after the first three rounds of a shootout, and U.S. coach Dan Bylsma leaned on Oshie’s array of slick shots and change-of-pace approaches to the net. Oshie scored on the Americans’ first shot before taking the last five in a row, going 4 for 6 against Bobrovsky and disappointing a Bolshoy Ice Dome crowd including Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I aged a couple of years in that shootout,” Bylsma said. “We had other guys that are capable, but T.J. was the guy who was going well. It seemed like he was going to score every time he went.” Oshie’s final shot was a beauty: He threaded a forehand right through Bobrovsky’s pads, the puck punching the back of the Russian net emphatically enough to pop the water bottle on top into the air. “At some point, you think, ‘Does he have any more moves left?”’ U.S. captain Zach Parise said. “But he did a good job. ... That’s hard to do, to get

defending district champ Angel Villa, of Deming ,in the finals. Licon is 26-9 on the year. Chandler Lessard won an exciting semifinal match over Roswell’s Gabriel Luiz 9-6. Again, Lessard saw an early lead go for naught in the finals as he was pinned by Deming’s Eugene Rosenbauer. Lessard has been in the district finals for four straight years and, despite a 309 record, will probably be unseeded for the state tournament. Chris Archibeque lost to state champion Mike Hernandez, of Deming, in the finals 18-2, but had already punched his ticket to state with a nail-biting 8-7 win over Roswell’s Isaiah Fisher in the semis. Top-seeded Marcus T rujilo and Jonathan Anaya both fell to the second seeded wrestlers in the finals. Trujillo lost to a Deming wrestler that he had beaten three times earlier and Anaya fell to Sant Teresa’s Jacob Wil-

go to be fit for Sochi, failed to qualify among the 30 advancing to the final round, finishing in 40th place. “I had a good feeling on the in-run and the takeof f, but it was strange, there was wind from the front and back,” Morgenstern said. “Today I had no luck.” Three Americans who qualified for Saturday’s final — Nicholas Alexander of Brattleboro, Vt., Anders Johnson of Park City, Utah, and Nicholas Fairall of Andover, N.H., didn’t make it to the second round. Fairall was 35th, Alexander 48th and Johnson was disqualified — along with Canadian Matthew Rowley — for suit violations. The 7,500-capacity crowd didn’t appear to mind waiting while the wind ribbon zipped sideways in alternate directions for a while, forcing the first round to start 15 minutes late. Men with Viking helmets, kids dressed up in bunny costumes and one optimistic local wearing a hat with three podiums — all flying Russian flags — added to the atmosphere. The men retur n to action on Sunday with training rounds for the team event to be held Monday night. Austria is the defending champion. in a goalie’s head and throw him off a little bit.” Oshie was among the final selections for the U.S. roster, and though the 27-year -old from Warroad, Minn., has never had a 20-goal NHL season, he leads American-bor n players with seven shootout goals this season. The U.S. men are only interested in the one that all but wrapped up an automatic berth in the quarterfinals next week. “I think you’re going to see T.J. Oshie become a household name after that display he put on,” said David Backes, Oshie’s teammate in St. Louis. “The kids will be out on the pond probably in Minnesota right now, throwing a 5-hole on the goalie three or four times in a row.” Cam Fowler and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation for the Americans in the marquee game of the preliminary round. Jonathan Quick made 29 saves and stopped five attempts in the shootout as the U.S. improved to 2-0. Captain Pavel Datsyuk scored two goals in regulation and another in the shootout for the Russians, who rallied from a third-period deficit in a fast-paced game. Russia also had an apparent goal waved off with 4:40 left because Quick’s net came off its moorings.

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son by fall at 195 pounds. Clayton Martel fell to top-seeded Esteban Ozante, of Santa Teresa, 7-2 in the finals at 220 lbs. Martel got the initial takedown, but then gave up seven in a row to fall to 28-10 on the year. Nick Archibeque, Tony Salvarrey, and Eathyn Griffin all took third place for the Rockets and advanced to state. Nick Archibeque recorded two falls on the day. Salvarrey bounced back from a tough 5-3 loss in the semis to take two equally close 3-2 and 8-3 wins to finish in third at 182 lbs. Griffin lost by a single point in the semis but bounced back with back-to-back wins for third at the heavyweight class. Luis Mata took fourth at 113 and also qualified for state. Goddard coach Jaime Martinez was not pleased with his team’s performance. “Just burn the bracket!” he muttered. “We had it…” in refer-

ence to the team’s meltdown in the final round.


The host Coyotes finished in fourth place with 106.5 points. Other than Alarcon’s heroics at 138, the Coyotes also got two others into the finals — Alvarado at 170 and senior Chris Snyder at 182. Alvarado got a big 10-0 win in the semis to set up his final match with Villa. Snyder, the top-seed, gave up a takedown at the buzzer to Santa Teresa’s Ricardo Martinez to fall 11-10. Snyder is now 25-9 heading into the state tournament. The Coyotes saw both Gabriel Luiz (126-pound class) and Eddie Sills (152) finish third. Luiz bounced back from his loss to Lessard to pin Santa Teresa’s Matthew Guerrero and nip Centennial’s Cruz Chavez 42 in the final match. Sills had a complete tourney as he opened with a 10-0 win


and then almost beat Boomgaarn — falling in the semis 106. Sills pinned his next two opponents to take third. The other Coyote wrestlers heading to state are Fisher at 132, Mike Hernandez at 160, and Fermine Portillo at 220. Rocket coach Robert Bolanos was very happy with his squad’s performance. “I’m pretty satisfied with the outcome,” he said. “We have eight guys going (to state) — we don’t have a full roster — and I feel like we would have done better overall in the team scoring had we a full roster. Some of our best guys pulled through today. Arvis Allarcon did a really good job … he was pretty much the center of our group and he pulled through as a captain. We had a couple of guys fall short, you know, with Chris Snyder in the finals, but, the way I see it, we’ll get those guys at state.”

Ohio St. shuts down Illinois, 48-39

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Ohio State trailed by three at halftime, and coach Thad Matta told the Buckeyes he thought they would find a way to win. Turns out, he was right. Aaron Craft scored 14 points and No. 22 Ohio State held Illinois to 28.3 percent shooting on the way to a scrappy 48-39 win on Saturday night. Craft picked up two early fouls and spent two long stretches on the bench. But he was still the Buckeyes’ best option on a tough offensive night for each team. “It was rough — I’m sitting on the bench. It’s tough when you don’t have a say,” Craft said. “My teammates did a great job, controlling the perimeter. Guys just did a great job executing, finding ways to keep it close and that’s what we needed.” LaQuinton Ross added nine points for Ohio State (20-6, 7-6 Big Ten), which trailed 23-20 at halftime. The Buckeyes made 38 percent of their shots. Matta remained confident despite the slow start, delivering a positive message at the break. “We’re down three,” Matta said he told his players. “Trust me, something’s gonna fall for us.” And it did. Ross and Craft each hit a 3-pointer as Ohio State started the second half with a 10-2 run. Tracy Abrams had 13 “The U.S. team is a good team and a good test for us,” Datsyuk said. “We played good, but the result is not good.” The shootout finish was entertaining, but the entire game was international hockey at its most compelling — and the third period was a thriller. Pavelski scored the tiebreaking goal for the Americans on a power play with 10:33 to play, but Datsyuk tied it with 7:16 left during a Russian power play, spurring Putin out of his seat to cheer. After review, the officials waved of f Fedor Tyutin’s apparent goahead goal because the net was loose, incensing the crowd. Russian coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov and Alex Ovechkin both felt Quick had intentionally dislodged his net earlier in the sequence. “I don’t know what happened there, but definitely was a goal,” Ovechkin said. “Nobody touched the net. Their goalie touched the net and put it out. But the referee has to see it and at least give him two minutes, you know?” Quick claimed he didn’t even realize the net had come unmoored. “You need to catch some breaks to win games,” he said.

points for Illinois (14-12, 310), which has lost 10 of 11. Nnanna Egwu had a careerhigh 14 rebounds but fouled out late. “Obviously our offense was anemic today,” Illinois coach John Groce said. “I thought Ohio State had a lot to do with that. I thought they imposed their will on the defensive end, especially in the second half.” The Buckeyes finished with 10 steals. Shannon Scott had five and Craft had three. “I thought the 10 steals in


that type of game, that’s a large number,” Groce said. Illinois scored just nine points over the first 15:35 minutes of the second half. While each team struggled with its shooting, defense also played a key role. The Illini paid close attention to Ross, who was averaging a team-high 14.6 points. He had just one field goal in the second half and was 3 for 8 from the field for the game. Rayvonte Rice, Illinois’ leading scorer with 16.8 a game coming in, had trouble

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from Felix and L ynch (first; 6-1, 6-3 over Yangalasetty and Joyce), Lira and Garcia (second; 6-4, 6-0 over Conlee and Rowe) and Treat and Acosta (third; 6-0, 6-0 over McKee and Herrington). For the girls, Roswell took home third place with a 7-2 win over Lovington. Scores for the Coyotes’ match weren’t available.

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NMMI 7, 6 Otero JC 9, 1 NMMI split a pair of games with Otero on Saturday. The Broncos fell in Game 1 9-7, but rebounded for a 6-1 victory in the second game. In the first game, NMMI jumped out to a 1-0 lead with an RBI-single by Correy Davis in the first. Otero took the lead with a three-run

getting open for much of the night. He had seven late points to finish with 11. “Honestly, we were just playing him straight up,” Matta said. “We didn’t do anything special or strategically, just guard him.” Illinois’ shooting percentage was a sickly 29 percent in the first half. But the Illini still had the lead at the break, using their defense and a flurry of early 3-pointers to grab the advantage. But that poor shooting percentage kept getting lower as the game went along.

third, but the Broncos responded with a pair of runs in the home half of the inning. Otero took the lead for good with five runs in the fifth and added an insurance run in the seventh. The Broncos (4-6) scored one in the fifth, once in the sixth and twice in the seventh. Zach Henderson struck out with a man on to end the NMMI rally. Davis and Caelin Wilcox drove in two runs apiece, while Zach Habarka picked up three hits for NMMI. Jeremy Mortenson allowed eight runs and five hits, and was charged with the loss. NMMI never trailed in Game 2 after scoring a pair of runs in both the first and third inning. Angel Peguero led the Broncos with two RBIs in Game 2, while Caleb Mitchell picked up three hits. Ciji Ramos picked up the win for NMMI after allowing just five hits and one run in six innings of work.

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The shot that would have beaten No. 8 Duke hung on the rim, bouncing once, then twice. “It felt like an eternity,” freshman Jabari Parker said. Once it fell harmlessly off the rim, the Blue Devils finally exhaled. Parker scored 23 points and blocked one of Maryland’s two shots in the final 10 seconds of the Blue Devils’ 69-67 victory Saturday night. “That was vintage Cameron, man,” Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said. “That was one for the ages.” Rodney Hood and Rasheed Sulaimon added 11 points each for the Blue Devils (20-5, 9-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won their eighth in nine games and started a run of four games in eight nights by giving the Terrapins a hard-to-swallow loss in their last scheduled visit to Cameron Indoor Stadium. The ACC’s top 3-point shooting team was just 5 of 24 from long range and shot 23 percent in the second half. Duke led by double figures for all of about 15 seconds before scratching its way to the 20-win mark for the 18th straight year. “Sometimes the basketball gods fool around with you when you’re not shooting, and they say, ‘You’ve got to figure out another way to win this thing,”’ Krzyzews-

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Duke's Rasheed Sulaimon (14) looks to pass as Maryland's Seth Allen (4) and Evan Smotrycz defend during their game, Saturday.

ki said. “Our effort those last 20 seconds was spectacular.” Jake Layman scored 18 points for Maryland (14-12, 6-7) and Dez Wells — who just about singlehandedly beat the Blue Devils by scoring 30 in last year’s ACC quarterfinals — had all 17 of his points in the second half.

Charles Mitchell finished with 12 for the Terrapins, but missed two hook shots in the final 10 seconds that would have given them the lead. “I don’t know how Charles’ shot didn’t go in,” Maryland coach Mark Turgeon said. “Call the Duke gods.”

Parker gave Duke the lead for good when his authoritative, onehanded dunk over Jonathan Graham made it 68-67 with about 1:15 remaining. Wells missed a jumper over Hood with about 50 seconds left. Duke milked the shot clock before Amile Jefferson missed a jumper

that failed to draw iron, giving the Terrapins the ball. The teams traded timeouts with 18.8 seconds left before Maryland worked the ball inside to Mitchell. He had one hook shot blocked by Parker with about 7 seconds left, and another bounced twice on the rim but would not fall through. “The guys kind of willed their way to the basket,” Turgeon said. “It just didn’t drop.” Said Jefferson: “You just hold your breath.” The rebound made its way to Jefferson, who was fouled with 1.1 seconds left and hit a free throw to end the scoring. Wells couldn’t get off an 80-foot heave before the buzzer, sealing Duke’s 30th straight victory at Cameron. That tied Stephen F. Austin for the longest active home streak in the country. Duke missed 17 of its first 19 shots in the second half before Jefferson banked one in to tie it at 54 with 6 1/2 minutes left. About 2 minutes earlier, Wells capped a 12-1 run with a layup that gave the Terrapins their first lead at 54-52, and it was a onepossession game the rest of the way. The Big Ten-bound Terps got quite an early earful from the Cameron Crazies, who taunted Turgeon with their classic “Sweat, Gary, Sweat” chant that had been mothballed since Gary Williams retired three years ago.

Canada reaches curling semis Sloppy Canada SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Canadian women have taken the shortest route possible to the Olympic curling semifinals. Seven games. Seven wins. Jennifer Jones’ rink beat Japan and Russia on Saturday to cruise through to the playoffs undefeated. To add even more gloss, they are guaranteed to be the No. 1 seed for finishing at the top of the standings in the round robin, even with two games to spare. “We know we’ll have a chance to be on that podium,” Jones said. “I’m getting goose bumps just talking about.” Jones played down her choice to wear eye makeup with a gold hue this week, but the color seems so apt. She’s had the golden touch with the rocks, playing at 87 percent accuracy and finishing off the chances created by teammates Kaitlyn Lawes, Dawn McEwen and long-time playing partner Jill Officer. Since curling at the Olympics expanded to 10 teams in 2002, no women’s rink has gone through a round-robin stage unbeaten. Jones’ team is on course for just that and with games remaining

squeezes to win in men’s curling

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Canada's skip Jennifer Jones delivers the rock during women's curling competition against Russia at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday.

against two of the bottom three rinks — the United States and South Korea — the Canadians might never have a better chance. “It’s more than you could ever hope for,” said the 39year -old Jones, a lawyer competing in her first Olympics despite being Canada’s top female curler since 2005. “I feel like we’ve come to the Olympics and we’ve performed really well

on the world’s biggest stage. I’m really proud of that.” Jones waved to the cameras and high-fived her buddies on the ice after Russia conceded the final end for a 5-3 win in the evening session. The Canadians had rallied to beat Japan 8-6 in the morning. Five teams look to be vying for the three spots with Canada in the playoffs.

Sweden, the two-time defending champion, is favored to take one of them after scoring two points in the final end on a measurement to beat the United States 7-6. It just about sums up a miserable week on the ice for the Americans, who are in last place with a 1-6 record. “We just can’t catch a break,” U.S. player Ann Swisshelm said.

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Brad Jacobs scratched his neck and rubbed his face with his hands in a gesture of sheer relief as he slid across the ice to celebrate with his Canada teammates. The gold-medal favorites in men’s Olympic curling stayed on course for the semifinals on Saturday. But only just. In another thrilling finish at the Ice Cube Curling Center, Canada stole a point in the final end to beat Britain 7-5 and avoid dropping back into trouble in the standings. “Relief,” Jacobs said. “Complete and total relief. We got lucky ... That was the most nervous feeling this week.” China and Sweden earned far more convincing wins to move into a two-way tie for the lead at 6-1 and guarantee at least a tiebreaker for a spot in the playoffs. The Chinese silenced the home crowd early in a 96 victory over Russia to maintain their sparkling form this week and Sweden needed only nine ends to beat Germany 8-4. The joint-leaders are one more victory away from definitely being in the semifinals. Both Britain and Canada are 5-2. Only Norway (3-3), which didn’t play Saturday, realistically can stop the current top four from advancing. The Norwegians play Britain in Sunday’s morning session and could be knocked out of contention with a loss. Players and coaches from rival teams stayed on to watch the riveting end to the Canada-Britain game, highlighting how crucial it was in the context of the tournament.

Florida rallies past Felix, No. 19 Texas top West Virginia Kentucky 69-59 LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Scottie Wilbekin scored 23 points, including five critical free throws down the stretch, and No. 3 Florida rallied for a tense 69-59 victory over No. 14 Kentucky on Saturday night in a matchup of the Southeastern Conference’s top teams. The Gators tied a school record with their 17th straight win. It was their first victory at Rupp Arena since 2007. Trailing 45-38 with 11:12 remaining, the veteran Gators (23-2, 12-0) turned to their best players down the stretch of their first victory at Rupp Arena since 2007. Wilbekin went 11 of 12 at the line, including two technical free throws with 8:14 left. Casey Prather scored 24 points for Florida on 8-of-9 shooting. Patric Young added 10 points, including two three-point plays during a 13-3 spurt that put the Gators ahead for good. Andrew Harrison scored 20 points for Kentucky (196, 9-3), which had won 22 consecutive home games. Prather’s three-point play with 38 seconds remaining helped complete Florida’s rare road sweep of Kentucky and Tennessee in the same week. Kentucky outrebounded Florida 31-28 but couldn’t grab an errant shot at the biggest moments, especially on the offensive end. The Gators took advantage for a 12-8 edge in second-chance points but basically controlled the paint, outscoring the Wildcats 34-22. James Young added 19 points for the Wildcats, who shot 48 percent but didn’t score in the final 1:55. Julius Randle had 13 points and 13 rebounds. Florida will host Kentucky in the rematch on March 8, but the victory puts the Gators in firm control of the conference race. It also strengthened their resume for a possible No. 1 seed in next month’s NCAA tournament.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — West Virginia came to Texas on a roll, surging upward in the Big 12 as perhaps the most dangerous team to play over the second half of the conference season. The Mountaineers ran into a Longhorns team that has been the surprise of the season and just now seems to be hitting its stride on both ends of the court. Javan Felix scored 18 points and No. 19 Texas used another impressive offensive effort to roll to an 88-71 victory Saturday night, a win that kept the Longhorns within a game of Kansas for the Big 12 lead. Five players scored in double figures for Texas (20-5, 9-3), which dominated the Mountaineers with 58 percent shooting and a 41-26 edge in rebounding. Cameron Ridley scored 17 points and was a force on defense with three of Texas’ five blocks, two in the final minute of the first half. “It’s one of the best games we’ve had moving the ball,” said Longhorns guard Demarcus Holland, who had 11 points and a team-high seven assists as point guard Isaiah Taylor played just 25 minutes with foul trouble. Jonathan Holmes, the Longhorns’ leading scorer, scored 11 in his return after missing a game with a knee injury. Eron Harris scored 21 points for West Virginia (15-11, 7-6), which had surged up the league standings by winning four of five. Texas reached 20 wins for the 14th time in 16 seasons under coach Rick Barnes. This time might be the most significant, though, considering the Longhorns’ dramatic turnaround from last season’s 16-18 finish that left Texas out of the NCAA tournament for the first time in 15 years. And by beating West Virginia, they stayed just a game behind conference leader Kansas, with games against Iowa State and the Jayhawks next week. “We’re all playing for each other,” Ridley said. “We’re playing for a Big 12 championship. Everybody on the team has the same goal, which is to win games, not anything selfish.” Texas shot 61 percent in the first half, and Felix and Holmes both had 10 points by halftime.

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Texas' Jonathan Holmes grabs a rebound during the Longhorns’ game against West Virginia, Saturday.

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The Leftovers

Sunday, February 16, 2014


A photo recap of the week in sports in Chaves County

Photos by Kevin J. Keller, Lawrence Foster, Shawn Naranjo, Arnold J. Roe and Monika Trujillo

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Fenninger wins Olympic super-G

UConn beats Memphis in OT

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Connecticut's Lasan Kromah, left, Phillip Nolan, back center, and Shabazz Napier, right, pressures Memphis' Joe Jackson in the second half their game, Saturday.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Shabazz Napier scored a career-high 34 points and No. 24 UConn beat No. 20 Memphis 86-81 in overtime Saturday to sweep the season series from the Tigers. Ryan Boatright added 21 points for UConn (20-5, 8-4 American Athletic Conference), including eight in overtime. He also had six assists. Joe Jackson had 24 points to lead the Tigers (19-6, 8-4). Geron Johnson added 15 points and eight rebounds before fouling out and Chris Crawford chipped in with 12. The game was tied at 69 at the end of regulation and UConn opened the extra period on a 7-2 run. But Memphis cut it to 76-74 after a Michael Dixon hit a 3pointer. Napier responded with one

of his five 3-pointers and the Huskies held on. The UConn senior had a shot to win the game in regulation, but his fall-away 3pointer rolled around the rim and out. The Huskies shot just 39 percent from the floor, but made 29 of 36 free throws. Memphis, which shot 55 percent, had just nine foul shots, making six of them. Johnson fouled out on the first possession in overtime. Trailing 69-66 with less than a minute to go in regulation, Napier drove the lane, drawing Johnson’s fourth foul and completing the 3point play to tie the game. DeAndre Daniels then blocked a layup attempt by Shaq Goodwin on the other end. The two teams scrambled for the loose ball, and the referees gave UConn the

ball after reviewing the play on video. It was one of two key blocks for Daniels, who finished with eight points. The other came in overtime with the Huskies up by one point, and led to a 3-pointer on the other end by Boatright. Napier was 10 of 21 shooting for the game and hit 5 of 12 attempts from behind the arc. Memphis led 46-43 early in the second half before Napier decided to take charge of the Huskies offense. He scored 14 of UConn’s next 17 points and his 3-pointer gave UConn a 58-51 lead. The Tigers scratched back. They trailed 66-61 with 6 minutes left, but took a 6766 lead on Jackson’s layup 3 1/2 minutes later and extended it to three points

when Jackson found David Pellom for a dunk. It was a game of big runs in the first half. Memphis jumped out to an early 8-2 lead, getting two quick 3-pointers from Crawford and Johnson. The Tigers led 12-5 before UConn went on an 18-2 run, holding Memphis without a field goal for almost 5 minutes. Napier had eight points during the run, including a pair of 3-pointers. But the Tigers then scored the next 11 points to take a 25-23 lead. The teams went back-andforth from there, with a dunk from Austin Nichols sending Memphis into halftime trailing 36-35.

KRASNAYA POLYANA, R u ssia ( A P ) — T h e super -G was running so extreme that seven of t h e op en in g eigh t racers slid, tumbled, careened and glided off the course, unable to finish. In all, 18 of 49 racers failed to make it across the finish line. Leave it to the Austrian s t o solve a t r ick y course designed by one of their coaches. This nation, no matter how t o ugh th e t rack , ju st seems to shine in this discipline. A n na F en nin g er became the third Aust r ian in a r ow to win the women’s super-G at the Olympics, finding a sm oot h way t h r ou gh the uneven course Saturday. She finished in 1 minute, 25.52 seconds, ed gin g M ar ia H oeflRiesch of Germany by 0 . 55 s econ d s. N i cole Hosp of A ust r ia wa s third. With that, the Austrians are off to a soaring st ar t at th e Soch i Gam es, lead i ng t h e Alpine standings with fou r med al s. Th at alr ead y m a tch es t h e total this skiing-proud nation had the entire time in Vancouver four years ago. P r essu r e’ s n ow of f, right? “ We h ave a lo t of pressure — that is our sport,” said Austrian coach Florian Winkler, who designed the challen gin g cou r se t h at skiers only had a brief time to inspect. S t ar t in g 1 7 t h a nd wear in g a ch eet ah t h em ed p rin t on h er

helmet, Fenninger flew along the course, hardly b ot h er ed b y t h e bumps. She made sure t h e su p er - G tit le remained with Austria after Andrea Fischbacher t ook gold in 20 1 0 and Michaela Dorfmeister did so at the 2006 Turin Games. Racers from Austria h ave d om in at ed t h is Olympic event since the super -G began at the 1988 Calgary Games. T h e cou n t r y h as n ow won eight of a possible 24 medals. “I don’t know why we can win so m u ch medals (in super -G),” Fenninger said. “I think we just like it.” The combination of soft snow and a tight course design by Wink ler had ear ly sk ier s struggling to just make it d own . A s u p er - G cou r se t yp ically h as t igh t er t u r n s th an a downhill. The part giving the skiers the most trouble came after the final jump, when they cou ld n ’t sl ow d own enough to clear a series of tight gates. T h e r at e a t wh i ch sk ier s wer e goin g of f course led Kjetil Jansrud of Norway to post on T wi tt er : “ I am sp eech less for t h e moment. Looks like it’s d if ficu lt , b u t t h is i s crazy. #DNFbonanza.” Carolina Ruiz Castillo of Spain was the first racer out of the start gat e — an d p r om p t ly crashed seven seconds into her run.

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Virginia's Joe Harris (12) drives to the basket while Clemson's Damarcus Harrison (21) and Jaron Blossom defend during the first half of their game, Saturday.

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett was so excited about his team’s first win at Clemson in seven years, he wanted to scream in celebration and pump his fists with his players in the locker room. He didn’t, though. That’s not how the 17th-ranked Cavaliers built their longest win Atlantic Coast Conference win streak in 32 years and isn’t how Bennett believes they’ll go forward. Joe Harris had 16 points, including a critical 3-pointer with about three minutes left, and Virginia won its ninth straight ACC game for the first time since Ralph Sampson dominated the middle there in 1981-82. It also snapped a four -game losing streak at Clemson, enough reason for some postgame hoopla. “But I said, nah,” Bennett said with a smile. “Just told them, ‘Great win. Hard fought. Made plays down the stretch.”’ That’s keep with Bennett’s steady approach at success. It’s a stepladder, he tells his players, where you must carefully climb. “You put two feet on that step and everything you’ve got,” he said. “That’s the most important one.” The Cavaliers (21-5) moved to 12-1 in ACC play, also for the first time since Sampson’s days. Not that it came easily as Virginia’s No. 1 defense was matched up against a team in Clemson that ranked second nationally in fewest points allowed. The Tigers (15-9, 6-6) trailed 49-48 on Rod Hall’s layup with 3:38 to go. That’s when Harris struck for a 3 and Anthony Gill followed with a three-point play for a 55-50 lead. Clemson closed to 59-58 on K.J. McDaniels’ 3 with 20.7 seconds left, but Malcolm Brogdon made two foul shots as the Cavaliers held on. McDaniels had 24 points before fouling out in the final seconds. He was Clemson’s only player in double figures. “It does get to a point where we’ve got all

step up as a team,” Tigers forward Austin Ajukwa said. “One person can’t do everything. We’ve got to step up and fill our roles.” Virginia’s players have done that Brogdon and Mike Tobey had 14 points each. The 6-foot-10 Tobey was a force underneath, making seven of nine shots. Gill had 12 points for the Cavaliers. Virginia continued a roll the school hadn’t seen since Sampson’s stellar days. The Cavaliers also won a sixth ACC road game, the first time that happened since Sampson’s senior year. The Cavaliers had already clinched their third consecutive winning mark in ACC play, something they last achieved in — you guessed it — during Sampson’s final three seasons. That’s got fans back home excited about what’s accomplished and counting on bigger things ahead. Brogdon said it gets hard to navigate at times with fan recognition and the delight they take in each victory. “I think as long as we can really block that stuff out, we’ll continue to play at a high level,” he said. Virginia came in with the nation’s top defense, allowing just 55.5 points a game this season. But Clemson’s defense is right behind, second nationally at 55.7, and stood strongly against the Cavaliers over the first 20 minutes. The Tigers showed some scoring punch early, making their first six shots and eight of their first 12 to lead 21-14 after DeMarcus Harrison’s 3-pointer with 8:30 left in the half. That’s when Virginia turned things up on both sides of the ball during a 12-0 run to move in front. Harris, who missed two foul shots moments earlier, had a driving layup to start the Cavaliers’ charge, then hit a pair of 3-pointers — the last which put Virginia in front for the first time, 2421.

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — One of the closest races in Olympic speedskating history came down to a final lunge of the skate — then a few more agonizing seconds to figure out who won. Zbigniew Brodka knocked off all the favorites in the 1,500 meters Saturday, capturing Poland’s first gold medal in Olympic speedskating by a mere three-thousandths of a second over Koen Verweij of the Netherlands. Shani Davis? He wasn’t even close. Verweij skated in the final pair and powered toward the line, trying desperately to knock off Brodka’s time in a race that requires both endurance and a sprinter’s speed. At first, Brodka and Verweij were shown with the same time, broken down to hundredths of a second. But the scoring system in speedskating can take times to the thousandths if necessary, and that proved to be the difference. Brodka finished in 1 minute, 45.006 seconds. Verweij settled for silver in 1:45.009.

It was the closest 1,500 since a dead heat in 1960, but that was when times only were broken down to tenths of a second. “I said to myself, ‘These are the Olympics and I have to push right up to the line,”’ the winner said. “Every thousands of a second will be counted.” Brodka, who had skated in the 17th of 20 pairs, watched anxiously from the infield as the times were calculated. He thrust his arms in the air when he saw the “1” stay beside his name — the first major victory of his career. When the “1” next to Verweij’s name switched to a “2,” he appeared to scream an expletive and shook his head in disbelief, his long blond hair flowing behind him as he glided around the track. Even during the flower ceremony, he found it hard to muster a smile, despite giving the Dutch their record-tying 13th medal of these games. The Netherlands has five more events to blow by the mark set by East Germany’s

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Sweden wins women’s Olympic cross-country relay KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — When Charlotte Kalla started her anchor leg of the women’s cross-country relay, the two leaders were 25 seconds ahead and four -time Olympic champion Marit Bjoergen was chasing close behind. In other words, she was skiing for bronze. But for Kalla, bronze wasn’t good enough. The Swede erased a massive deficit on the final leg and then won a three-way sprint Saturday to give her country its first gold medal of the Sochi Olympics. “I just wanted to go for gold,” Kalla said. “I knew that if I fight really hard it was possible to cross the finish line first.” It was Sweden’s first victory in the women’s 4x5-kilometer relay since 1960, and came on day when heavy favorite Norway only finished fifth. Kalla was 25.7 seconds behind Finland’s Krista Lahteenmaki and Germany’s Denise Herrmann after the final exchange but gradually erased the deficit and caught up to the two leaders going into the stadium. On the final straight, the Swede overtook both and beat Lahteenmaki by 0.5 seconds. Herrmann and Germany settled for bronze. “Charlotte was skiing like a god,” said Anna Haag, who skied the third leg for Sweden. “I love these girls.” While Kalla provided a spectacular finish to the race, the most surprising


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speedskating team at the 1988 Calgary Games. Not that it made Verweij feel any better. “Silver is losing,” he said. “It is in very small things that I could have made the difference. It happened. I cannot get those thousands back.” On the podium, Brodka exchanged a few words with the silver medalist. “I told Koen I am sorry, but this is sports,” Brodka said. “There should only be one Olympic champion. Even if I would have lost, there should only be one winner.” The bronze went to Canada’s Denny Morrison, his second medal in Sochi. The 29-year-old Brodka is a firefighter and former short track skater who placed 27th in the 1,500 at the Vancouver Games four years ago. Though he had put up solid World Cup results in recent months, he had never won a major international event and there was little to indicate he would break through in Sochi. Now, he’s got the biggest prize of all. “When I conquered Shani Davis, I realized that I might step up on the podium,” Brodka said. The 31-year -old Davis, runner-up in the 1,500 at the last two Olympics, faded badly over the final lap. The Chicago native wound up 11th in what could be the final individual event of his brilliant Olympic career. If this was the end, it was a dismal way to go out. Davis and the Americans were caught up in a debate over the high-tech suits they had never worn in competition, finally leading the team to hastily switch back to the suits they had worn before at the country’s Olympic trials and on the World Cup circuit. The change didn’t help. Davis was 11th, nearly a full second off the winner’s

performance came from Norway. The Norwegian women had not lost a relay since 2009 and entered the race as huge favorites, with a team that featured the top four skiers in the overall World Cup standings. But they fell behind on the second leg and by the time Bjoergen set out on the fourth, they were 33 seconds back. Bjoergen couldn’t get much closer, and shut down over the last lap to save energy. Norway finished 53.6 seconds behind Sweden, with France taking fourth. “It is tough to see because we are so good in relay, we have always been so good, many seconds before the other girls,” said Heidi Weng, who skied the first leg for Norway. “And today others were better than us.” Kalla became the first athlete to win three medals in Sochi, after taking silver in both the skiathlon and the 10K classical race. Kalla took gold in the 10K freestyle race in Vancouver, but this was her most impressive Olympic performance yet. Sweden seemed to have lost its chance at a gold medal after Haag couldn’t keep up with Finland’s Kerttu Niskanen and Germany’s Claudia Nystad on the third leg. But Ida Ingemarsdotter, who skied Sweden’s first leg, knew that with Kalla as the anchor, there was still a chance. “I know when her eyes go dark, she will go fast,” Ingemarsdotter said.


Tretiakov wins gold in skeleton KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — One year after a giant meteor streaked across Russia’s sky, Alexander Tretiakov flashed by. Accelerating down his home track lined from top to bottom with flag-waving, chanting countrymen, Tretiakov won the Olympic gold medal in men’s skeleton on Saturday night, pulling away from the world’s top sliders who were no match for his breakneck speed and precise driving. Tretiakov completed four trips down the Sanki Sliding Center track in 3 minutes, 44.29 seconds, easily beating Latvia’s Martins Dukurs (3:45.10), who settled for silver again after having gold slip from his hands four years ago in Vancouver. Matt Antoine won the bronze, the first skeleton medal for an American man since Jimmy Shea’s gold in 2002. John Daly of Smithtown, N.Y., entered the final run in fourth place, but slipped on the starting ramp and had his sled pop from the grooves. He dropped to 15th. With cries of “Ro-ssi-ya, Ro-ssi-ya,” echoing off the mountain and toward the ski resort area down below, T retiakov won the host nation’s fourth gold of the Sochi Games. And with the per formance Tretiakov, the bronze medalist in Vancouver, is set to receive a reward from the heavens. On Feb. 15 last year, a meteroite zoomed over Russia’s Ural Mountains, caus-

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Alexander Tretiakov, of Russia, starts his third heat during the men's skeleton competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday.

ing a sonic boom and exploding over the city of Chelyabinsk. A piece of the space rock was recovered by scientists, and fragments of that have been embedded in commemorative medals that a regional government is offering the winners of seven Olympic events staged on the anniversary. Fitting for the “Russian Rocket.” “This is a very important medal, it’s a real medal and I’m happy to win it for my country,” Tretiakov said of his Olympic gold. After two blistering runs on Friday, Tretiakov began the third heat with a 0.56second lead over Dukurs,

who had been reminded of his near miss for gold in Vancouver all week. Dukurs led after three runs in Whistler, but the two-time world champion was caught in the final heat by Canada’s Jon Montgomery, another hometown favorite. Skeleton’s best slider for several years, Dukurs, who won six of eight World Cup events this season, had learned the hard way that no lead is safe, and nothing is guaranteed until the last man is across the finish line. Tretiakov, though, wasn’t slowing down for anyone. Matching his start record (4.47) for the third consecutive heat, he completed his

time. Brian Hansen of Glenview, Ill., was the top-finishing American in seventh — matching the best performance by a U.S. speedskater at these hugely disappointing games. “We have no medals, man. We have none,” Davis said. “And the way things are looking, we might not get any. It’s sad, because we’ve had a lot of potential, a lot of talent. It’s terrible, a big, big, big disappointment.” Davis said the debate over the suits drained him mentally before he ever raced. He was essentially done after a poor showing in the 1,000, an event he had won in both Turin and Vancouver. “I did as much as I could to get myself ready,” Davis said, “but I felt defeated.” Defending Olympic champion Mark Tuitert of the Netherlands briefly claimed the top spot on the scoreboard before sinking to fifth. Russia’s Denis Yuskov just missed a medal, winding up 0.15 behind Morrison’s time of 1:45.22. The other Americans also fared poorly. Joey Mantia of Ocala, Fla., finished 22nd and Jonathan Kuck of Champaign, Ill., was 37th out of 40 skaters.

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MILAN (AP) — He has been convicted of tax fraud, booted out of the Senate and banned from political office. In other countries, that would be three strikes. But in Italy, Silvio Berlusconi has not lost his political legitimacy, and it will be on full display when the former premier leads his Forza Italia party to meet with Italy’s president to discuss prospects for a new government after Premier Enrico Letta’s resignation Friday. Berlusconi’s reemergence on Italy’s political scene comes just days after a court in Naples put him on trial yet again, this time for allegedly paying a senator 3 million euros ($4 million) to switch parties to bring down a rival government. “Silvio Berlusconi is a survivor. He has survived many crises, political and legal. He is not going to give up,� said Wolfango Piccoli, an Italian political analyst based in London. “Italians are used to seeing Berlusconi as a political leader, regardless of whether he is a felon or regardless of whether he lost his seat in the Parliament.� Berlusconi is just one of the political leaders that President Giorgio Napolitano was meeting Friday and Saturday to see if Matteo Renzi, the leader of the Democratic Party who engineered Letta’s demise, has enough support in Parliament to head a new government. If Napolitano is satisfied that Renzi does, he could tap him as early as this weekend to form a new government, which would then have to pass votes of confidence in Parliament.

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revenue. It also is personally awkward in the wake of news reports this week that Napolitano had begun informal consultations with Mario Monti to become premier months before Berlusconi was forced from office in 2011. There has never been much sympathy between Berlusconi, the 77-year-old three-time premier and media mogul, and Napolitano, the 88-year-old president.


The anomaly of Berlusconi, a convicted felon, negotiating a new government program with Italy’s head of state is just one of several oddities that are characterizing the irregular political transition now underway in Italy. They include a government leadership change forced not by Parliament but by an internal power struggle within the Democratic Party, and the fact that Renzi, the presumed new premier, has never been elected to Parliament. For Italians, it also is significant that Renzi would be the third straight premier who did not run as a candidate for the office. “Italy is an awkward place,� said political analyst Roberto D’Alimonte of Rome’s LUISS University. “Are you surprised?� Awkward doesn’t begin to describe the upcoming meeting between Berlusconi and Italy’s president. It is institutionally awkward, given Berlusconi’s conviction on a charge of defrauding the state of tax

Napolitano is a former member of the now-defunct Italian communist party that has been the target of Berlusconi’s political diatribes long since its demise. Just last summer, Berlusconi strongly hinted that his tax fraud conviction should be pardoned, but the president fir mly rebuffed him. “If it wasn’t such a tragic moment, it would be amusing,� constitutional law expert Lorenza Carlassare told La Repubblica regarding Berlusconi’s continued role in Italian political life. “Certainly, in this way, it is embarrassing for the president’s office.�

But Carlassare said she didn’t see a way for Napolitano to refuse a meeting with Berlusconi, given that he still commands a large segment of the electorate.

“It is such an unusual situation that I wouldn’t know how to respond. The growing embarrassment also is in relation to a person who is running the third-most popular Italian party, and in ter ms of coalitions, the one that polls put first,� Carlassare said.

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Heroin sees resurgence In this Monday, May 6, 2013, file photo, a drug addict prepares a needle to inject himself with heroin in front of a church in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles.

NEW YORK (AP) — Heroin was supposed to be an obsolete evil, a blurry memory of a dangerous drug that dwelled in some dark recess of American culture. But smack never really disappeared. It comes in waves, and one such swell is cresting across the nation, sparking widespread worry among government officials and driving up overdose deaths — including, it appears, that of Oscar winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. Fueled by a crackdown on prescription pain killers and an abundant supply of cheap heroin that’s more potent than ever, the drug that has killed famous rock stars and everyday Americans alike is making headlines again. “Heroin has this sort of dark allure to it that’s part of its mystique,� said Eric Schneider, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania who wrote the book “Smack: Heroin

in the City,� a historical account of the drug. “What I’ve heard from heroin users is that flirting with addiction is part of the allure: to sort of see how close to that edge you can get and still pull back.� Medical examiners have not made an of ficial deter mination of the cause of the 46-year-old actor’s death, but police have been investigating it as an overdose. Hoffman was found in a bathroom with a syringe in his arm. Authorities say a number of factors are fueling the drug’s use, including relatively low prices and a less demonized image than it once had. Rather than seeing heroin as the point-of-no-return drug of strung-out junkies — in his 1967 song “Heroin,� Lou Reed called it “my wife and ... my life� — some users now see it as an inexpensive alternative to oxycodone and other prescription opiate drugs. “People think that it is someone who is a bum,

who’s homeless, who has no money and who is sort of living at the very bottom,� said Michael Clune, a former addict who wrote the memoir ‘White Out: The Secret Life of Heroin.’ “When the truth is, it really is everywhere.�

The number of recorded heroin overdose deaths nearly doubled from 1,842 in 2000 to 3,036 in 2010, according to the most recent statistics available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heroin deaths still account for a relatively small percentage of total drug overdose deaths: less than 10 percent in 2010, for example.

Last month, the governor of Vermont devoted almost his entire State of the State address to the state’s heroin problem, calling on the Legislature to pass laws encouraging treatment and seek ideas on the best way to prevent people from becoming addicted.


WASHINGTON (AP) — A special blend of mother’s milk just for girls? New research shows animal moms are customizing their milk in surprising ways depending on whether they have a boy or a girl. The studies raise questions for human babies, too — about how to choose the donor milk that’s used for hospitalized preemies, or whether we should explore gender-specific infant formula. “There’s been this myth that mother’s milk is pretty standard,� said Harvard University evolutionary biologist Katie Hinde, whose research suggests that’s far from true — in monkeys and cows, at least. Instead, “the biological recipes for sons and daughters may be different,� she told a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science on Friday. Pediatricians have long stressed that breast milk is best when it comes to baby’s first food. Breast-fed infants are healthier, suffering fewer illnesses such as diarrhea, earaches or pneumonia during the first year of life and less likely to develop asthma or obesity later on. But beyond general nutrition, there have been few studies of the content of human breast milk, and how it might vary from one birth to the next or even over the course of one baby’s growth. That research is difficult to conduct in people. So Hinde studies the milk that rhesus monkey mothers make for their babies. The milk is richer in fat when monkeys

have male babies, especially when it’s mom’s first birth, she found. But they made a lot more milk when they had daughters, Hinde discovered. Do daughters nurse more, spurring production? Or does something signal mom prenatally to produce more? To tell, Hinde paired with Kansas State University researchers to examine lactation records of nearly 1.5 million Holstein cows. Unlike monkey babies, calves are separated from their mothers early on, meaning any difference should be prenatal. Sure enough, cows that bore daughters produced about 1.6 percent more milk. Since cows lactate for 305 days, that adds up. More interesting, cows often lactate while pregnant — and those that bore a second daughter in a row produced almost 1,000 more pounds of milk over nearly two years than those that produced only sons, Hinde calculated. Back to the monkeys — where Hinde found still more differences in the quality of the milk. Milk produced for monkey daughters contains more calcium, she found. One explanation: Female monkeys’ skeletons mature faster than males’ do, suggesting they need a bigger infusion of this bonestrengthening mineral. Human girls’ skeletons mature faster than boys, too, but there haven’t been similar studies of calcium in human breast milk, Hinde said.



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Left: In this Oct. 13, 2013 file photo, ultra-Orthodox Jewish men walk past a picture of the late religious spiritual leader of Israel's Sephardic Jews, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, at a ceremony a week after his funeral in Jerusalem. The Spanish conservative government, which enjoys an absolute majority in Parliament, plans to make a law that offers citizenship to the legions of Jews forced to flee Spain in 1492. Right: In this Oct. 7, 2013, file photo, Orthodox Jews gather to watch the funeral procession of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef in Jerusalem.

Once hounded, Sephardic Jews find Spanish embrace MADRID (AP) — They were burned at the stake, forced to convert or chased into exile. Now Spain is moving to right a half-millennium old “historic mistake” against its onetime flourishing Sephardic Jewish community: the European Union country is on the verge of offering citizenship to descendants of victims estimated to number in the millions. The Spanish conservative government plans to make amends with a law expected to be passed within weeks or months in Parliament that offers citizenship to the descendants of legions of Jews forced to flee in 1492. Asked whether the new law amounted to an apology, Spanish Justice Minister Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon replied: “Without a doubt.” “What the law will do, five centuries later, is make amends for a terrible historic mistake, one of the worst that Spaniards ever made,” Ruiz-Gallardon told The Associated

Press in an interview. of Descendants Sephardic Jews, he said, will be considered “children of Spain.” The term “Sephardic” literally means “Spanish” in Hebrew, but the label has come also to apply to one of the two main variants of Jewish religious practice. The other — and globally dominant one — being “Ashkenazic,” which applies to Jews whose lineage, in recent times, is traced to norther n and eastern Europe. Because of mixing between the groups and other factors, there is no accepted figure for the global Sephardic population, but reasonable estimates would range between a fifth and a third of the world’s roughly 13 million Jews. Hundreds of thousands live in France and already have EU passports. But the largest community is in Israel, where almost half of the 6 million Jews are considered Sephardic.

It is not completely clear how much of a historical link Spain will require. Most of Israel’s Sephardics hail from norther n Africa and southern Europe, which were early ports of call after the expulsion from Spain, and so they may be able to easily show direct links. But other communities, from places like Iraq and Yemen, are considered Sephardic by religious practice yet may have trouble proving a connection to Spain. Either way, interest already is running high. Hundreds of Israelis claiming Sephardic ancestry have contacted the Spanish Embassy in Tel Aviv, begun researching their family histories and taken to the airwaves to discuss their newfound citizenship possibilities. To some, the prospect of Spanish citizenship marks a significant dose of historic justice. T o others, it simply offers a European Union

passport. That’s a big deal in a country that is still technically at war with many of its neighbors and where prosperity is a relatively recent phenomenon. Israel’s per capita GDP of nearly $40,000 year is significantly higher than that of Spain — which has been wracked by economic crisis in recent years — and on a par with rich nations like France and Britain. But the Sephardics in Israel, despite their large numbers, have yet to close the socio-economic gap with the European Jews who founded the country and control most levers of power. There has never been a Sephardic prime minister, and the Ashkenazi Jews still earn more on average and are overwhelmingly dominant in academia and other key areas. “I want to live somewhere else, and if I can do it without too much of a fuss I will,” said Maoz Mizrachi, a 25-year -old

salesman whose father’s family traces its roots to Spain. “It’s tough for young people to get ahead here and this gives me the opportunity to try somewhere else.” The fact that Israel’s economy is actually in better shape than Spain’s didn’t seem to concer n him: “If I get it (Spanish citizenship), I’ll be the happiest guy in the world,” he said. Leon Amiras, who heads an association of immigrants to Israel from Latin countries, said his phone hasn’t stopped ringing since the news emerged. “People from every corner are interested, from professors to doctors, engineers to plumbers and bus drivers,” he said. “Everyone is talking about this.” The refor m will allow dual nationality, enabling the newly minted Spaniards to retain their previous citizenship. Such an arrangement would give Sephardic Jews the

same dual nationality privilege Spain currently grants only to Latin Americans. Elsewhere in Europe, Germany offers citizenship to descendants of Jews forced to flee the Nazis. Israel itself, of course, offers automatic citizenship to Jews.

Previously, under a 1924 law, the government had discretionary powers to award Sephardic Jews nationality, but the new law is much more far reaching: According to Ruiz-Gallardon, Spanish nationality to those who can prove ancestry will be a right the authorities must honor. The nuts and bolts of the new law, the government says, will be relatively simple: Applicants need only have their ancestry certified by a rabbi in any country and the Spanish Federation of Jewish Communities. Genetic testing has not been mentioned as an option.


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Baby Boomer Conference and Business Expo returns to Roswell


ROSWELL — The Baby Boomer Conference and Business Expo returns to the Roswell Community Center on Saturday, Feb. 22. The annual event returns for the fifth time this weekend, and it is presented by Frontier Medical Home Health Care, where event founder Barbara Gomez works as an event coordinator. "When we started in 2010, people needed health care information, and that was the focus at first." However, as time went on, Gomez realized that the Baby Boomers needed information about a wide range of topics, ranging from parenting to assisted living arrangements and everything in between. "The Boomer generation is the Sandwich Generation," she said. "We're sandwiched in between generations, with many still raising children while also providing care to aging parents, and even taking steps to make preparations for our own time when we may need assisted living." "The expo provides information about everything from living wills and trusts to plastic surgery to pit barbeque," Gomez said. Visitors will also have access to doctors and health care providers speaking on a range of topics, provided by the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, a Diamond Sponsor of the event. “This is the fifth year we’ve been a premier sponsor for the event, and we continue to support it because of the great turnout,” said Brooke Linthicum, marketing director for the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. “The conference is a wonderful venue for community outreach that makes us able to connect with the community, and the proceeds always go to a great charity.”


Linthicum said visitors get to learn more about the services provided by ENMMC and meet with doctors, so from a business perspective, the Baby Boomer Conference and Business Expo is a success. But the event draws a wider audience than just 50somethings. “There is just so much good information at the conference, it really has something for everybody,” Linthicum said. “There are the heavy topics, like cancer, but there are fun things too. It’s really just a wonderful event.” This year's expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature dozens of speakers and vendor booths, as well as food, fun and entertainment, including the popular Vinnie Vagatone and the Vagabons. In keeping with the “Rock and Roll Is Here To Stay” theme of this year’s event, many at the expo will be dressed in 1950s rock and roll style. Besides just providing health care information, Gomez wanted the Boomer Expo to be a business showcase as well, where area businesses could tout their services to the Boomer Generation. Vendors come from all over Southeastern New Mexico, and more than

3,000 visitors came to last year's Expo, Gomez said. "Last year we had 40-50 booths, and this year we are on track to have 70-80 vendors attend," she said. Vinnie and the Vagabonds will be on hand starting at 3 p.m. to provide music from the 1950s through the mid-1970s, and there will be other entertainment throughout the day, including children from local music programs, and a senior citizen tap dance group. Demonstrations will be held throughout the day of exercise programs such as Crossfit, Zumba, Jazzercise, Gomez said. There will also be a drawing for a grand prize package that will include a travel voucher, Gomez said. Along with the travel voucher, the Vacation Extravaganza prize package will include a mini makeover with medical spa treatments, tooth whitening and more, she said. Tickets for the drawing will be sold for $10 each and the proceeds will go to the Roswell Red Shield Project, Gomez said. The Red Shield is part of an initiative that includes plans to build a homeless shelter in Chaves County, leading eventually to a partnership with the Salvation Army to build a long-term transitional supportive housing program called a Red Shield Shelter.

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Pancake breakfast at RAC; Pecos Valley Stampede is Feb. 22 Pancake Breakfast

Mardi Gras Dance at the Roswell Adult Center Put on your Mardi Gras Costume for the Mardi Gras Dance on Saturday, February 22 from 8 - 11 p.m. at the Roswell Adult Center, located at 807 N. Missouri. It will be $5 per person. There will be live music, refreshments and a costume contest. For information, call 624-6718.

The Pecos Valley Stampede

The 33rd Annual Pecos Valley Stampede is Saturday, Feb. 22nd, at 8 a.m., at Cahoon Park, located at 1101 W. 4th St. The stampede consists of a half-marathon, 10k and 2 mile run. Cost to participate is $20. For more information, call 624-6720

Musician Steve Means to perform at ENMU-Roswell

ENMU-Roswell invites the public to a free concert featuring musician Steve Means on Thursday, Feb. 20 at noon in the Performing Arts Center on campus. A number of television shows including MTV’s “The Hills,” “The Real World” and “Newport Harbor” have all featured music from the 23-year old singer/songwriter. His music combines smooth grooves with power ful lyrics and infectious hooks. Means has performed at colleges all across the country, averaging more than 100 shows a year. His funk-infused acoustic sound has been compared to Stevie Wonder, Marc Broussard and John Mayer. He has also opened shows for Top 40 R&B artists T-Pain and Sean Kingston.

PTSD Workshop

Business After Hours

Business After Hours is being held at Accounting and Consulting Group, located at 400 Penn Plaza, Suite 800 on Feb. 20 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. For more information, call the Roswell Chamber of Commerce at 623-5695.

Educational Employees

The Chaves County Retired Educational Employees will meet for its monthly luncheon on Monday, at 11:30 a.m., at Los Cerritos Restaurant. All retired educational employees are welcome. Call 623-0752 for more information.

Toastmasters International Meeting

Roswell Noonday Toastmasters meetings are held each Wednesday from 12:15 1:15 p.m., at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 19 Street and North Union Ave. Meetings start on time and end on time, so you can spend an hour with us and gain experience in public speaking and leadership. All men and women in the area are invited to see for how you can benefit. There is no obligation to join and no reservation required. You will never regret doing so. For more information, please call Del at 627-6007. Hope to see you Wednesday.

The New Mexico Highlands University School of Social Work is offering a free Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder workshop presented by John Sisneros, MSW. This program is geared toward parents of students of Berrendo Middle School and other adults in the community. The goal of this workshop is to provide parents with an opportunity to learn about PTSD and traumatic stress. There will also be discussion about the impact of the recent shooting. There will also be tips presented on how to talk to your children about the shooting and other traumatic events. The program will be presented on Feb. 22, in the ENMURoswell OTC Room 124 from 9 a.m. noon. Please email or call 624-7458 to reserve your seat.

Drug, Alcohol and Depression Workshop

There will be a free drug, alcohol and depression workshop at St. Paul Ministries Church located at 300 N. Missouri from 10 a.m. - noon on Feb. 22.

March for Babies Sign-up Luncheon

The March of Dimes will hold a free Kickoff Lunch on Feb. 28 at noon, for those interested in registering for their annual March for Babies. The luncheon will be hosted by Pioneer Bank, 3000 N. Main Street. RSVP for the lunch by Feb. 25, call 523-2627 or contact by email

Pecos Valley Iris Association

Today, the Pecos Valley Iris Society will meet at 2 P.M. at their new location. Phelps White will be our speaker and he will talk about: “The History of Livestock in the Southwest.” For more information, please call Sue Chambers at 622-6329 or Rene McCoy at 973-0226.

Chaves County Republican Women

The CCRW luncheon will be Feb. 19 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Roswell Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. Guest speakers include all Republican City Concil candidates from all five wards. The menu features a Mexican buffet at $11 per person. Reservations are required. Please R.S.V.P. by Feb. 17 to Judie Yeager at 626-9902

La Casa Family Health Center

La Casa Family Health Center to Host Grand Opening and Open House to Celebrate New Partnership with ENMURoswell’s Student Health Center, Dental Clinic Lobby, 70 Gail Harriis on Tuesday, Feb. 18, from noon until 3 p.m. where people will provide those who attend with health insurance information, free food and give aways. Booths include; Blue Cross Blue Shield NM, Molina Healthcare, Presbyterian Healthcare and United Healthcare.

Yucca to hold adult and youth co-ed volleyball leagues Yucca Recreation Center, 500 S. Richardson Ave., is taking registration for youth and adult coed volleyball teams until March 18. The youth volleyball teams are open for children from second through eighth grades. Youth valley ball has been part of the Yucca schedule for 10 years. The

teams are divided by grades, depending upon the number of people who register. Some grades will be combined. The cost per student is $30. Adult Co-ed Volley Ball has proven extremely popular. It has been an ongoing part of the Roswell sports scene for at least

20 years. Registration and cost is done on a per-team basis, so people are urged to gather up 10 friends who are looking for exercise and just plain fun, and register. The cost per 10-member team is $130. Last year, Yucca had 350 young players in the youth group,

and in adult co-ed group, the Center has had up to 15 teams registered per season. The Yucca Recreational Center will often use two courts with the youth groups. The fun will begin in late March. The games run Monday through Saturday, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. during the week and on

Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., depending on the number of registrations, although the adult teams usually don’t play on weekends. Yucca Recreational Center is also seeking officials to referee and keep score during the games. The pay for officials is $10.

No need for a party to have shrimp cocktail

My favorite thing about fancy parties? They almost always include a shrimp cocktail appetizer — platters of giant, plump shrimp just waiting to be dunked into a piquant cocktail sauce. But there’s no reason you have to wait for fancy parties to enjoy this treat. All you need is an excuse. And to me, there’s none better than an Oscar viewing party. Best yet, shrimp cocktail is easy to make, can be done in advance, and you don’t even have to cook the shrimp yourself (but it is better if you do). My preference is for large or jumbo shrimp, generally classified as 10 to 15 shrimp per pound. Large usually come in at 15 to 30 per pound. The best shrimp are flash frozen within hours of being caught. This preserves the flavor and texture of the shrimp. Keep the shrimp frozen until just before you want to serve or cook them. When you are ready, thaw the shrimp under cold running water. This is essential to preserving the texture of the shrimp. For shrimp cocktail, I cook the shrimp by a method that is closer to poaching. I want the

shrimp to be fully cooked, but not over -cooked and this is my fail-safe method. I boil a big pot of salted water and add fresh lemons just before adding the thawed shrimp. As soon as the shrimp are added, the lid goes on the pot and the heat is turned off until the shrimp are cooked, about 3 to 4 minutes for most jumbo shrimp. Once the shrimp are cooked, I dunk them in cold water to stop the cooking. You know when shrimp are perfectly cooked when the shells come off easily. The shells tend to stick to over-cooked shrimp. Keep the peeled shrimp dry and cold in the refrigerator, then serve with homemade cocktail sauce. The bloody mary cocktail sauce here is one of my favorites. The addition of vodka adds a spike of flavor and the rim of celery salt is both pretty and reminiscent of that classic cocktail.

SHRIMP COCKTAIL WITH BLOODY MARY SAUCE This sweet and smoky, tart and tangy bloody mary sauce is so good you will want to drink it — or adopt it as both your house cocktail sauce and the mixer for your favorite eye opener. Rim your serving dish with

celery salt before serving for a special presentation and that hint of celery. Start to finish: 20 minutes Servings: 6 Kosher salt 2 lemons, quartered 2 pounds jumbo shell-on raw shrimp, thawed if frozen For the sauce: 1/2 cup ketchup 1/2 cup Heinz Chili Sauce Zest and juice of 1 small lemon Juice of 1/2 small lime 1 heaping tablespoon prepared white horseradish (or more to taste) 1 teaspoon pureed chipotle peppers in adobo (or more to taste) 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) vodka 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce Pinch garlic salt Celery salt, for serving

Fill a large (6- to 8-quart) stockpot halfway with water, then add 2 tablespoons of salt. Bring to a boil. Add the lemons, then return the water to a boil. Add the shrimp, turn off the heat and cover the pot. Leave the shrimp in the water for 2 to 4 minutes, or until cooked through, pink and curled. The larger the shrimp, the longer they will take to cook.

Use a slotted spoon to transfer the shrimp to a large bowl. Add enough cold water to cover the shrimp, then stir to cool them. When the shrimp are cool, peel and devein them, then pat them dry and transfer to a platter or plate. Refrigerate until ready to serve. To make the sauce, in a medium non-reactive bowl, mix together the ketchup, chili sauce, lemon juice and zest, lime juice, horseradish, pureed chipotle, vodka, Worcestershire and garlic salt. Taste and adjust

seasonings. If you like a lot of horseradish and chipotle, you may want to add more. The sauce can be made and refrigerated in a glass jar up to one week in advance. Sprinkle celery salt around the rim of a serving dish. Transfer the cocktail sauce to a serving bowl and place in the center of the serving dish. Arrange the chilled shrimp around the edges. Nutrition information per serving: 230 calories; 25 calories from fat (11 percent of total calories); 3 g

fat (0.5 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 230 mg cholesterol; 14 g carbohydrate; 0 g fiber; 10 g sugar; 31 g protein; 1150 mg sodium. Elizabeth Kar mel is a grilling and Southern foods expert and executive chef at Hill Country Barbecue Market restaurants in New York and Washington, as well as Hill Country Chicken in New York. She is the author of three cookbooks, including “Soaked, Slathered and Seasoned.”

Olympic Viewing: Live and die with figure skating Highlights from television coverage of the Sochi Olympics:

SKATE OFF Live by figure skating, die by figure skating. Friday’s men’s free skate competition had neither artistry nor suspense, with underwhelming performances from many of the top competitors. Figure skating is the most popular event of the Winter Olympics, so it’s easy to understand why NBC locked in the final 90 minutes of its broadcast for it. When things turn out so poorly, it can’t help but bring the entire broadcast down. NBC’s analysts didn’t hide their disappointment, although in one case maybe they should have: Scott Hamilton’s nearly teary reaction to Canada’s Patrick Chan succumbing to pressure and losing out on a chance to win a gold medal was over the top. Best

observation came from Sandra Bezic: “Skaters of this generation tend to have computers for brains. They’re counting points, instead of just skating.”

WEIR WARDROBE WATCH Johnny Weir could have gone the easy route and worn red on Valentine’s Day, but instead NBC’s skating analyst had a sparkling silver jacket, with what seemed to be a pearl bolo tie. EYE ON COSTAS Meredith Vieira was a solid pro in her first turn as prime-time Olympics host, filling in for the still-ailing Bob Costas, although she wasn’t given much to do. There’s been some online grumbling about NBC turning to two “Today” show hosts to sub for Costas (Matt Lauer did it the last three nights) instead of a sportscaster. But, really, what’s

required is an engaging MC. If NBC attracts just a sports audience to the prime-time telecast, it fails. It was smart to have a woman do the job on a night where skating dominated the agenda. Vieira is likely to be back again Saturday; NBC says Costas is improving but is still day to day.

TWO RACERS The technology that allows NBC to superimpose another skier or sledder’s ride onto another’s for comparison purposes is illuminating and kinda cool. Even better that it’s not overused. SAD SIGHT American Katie Uhlaender was already hurting, having just lost out on a medal in the women’s skeleton by four one-hundredths of a point, but was keeping it

together for an interview with NBC reporter Lewis Johnson. Then Johnson asked Uhlaender what she thought her father, who died last summer, would have said about her Olympics performance. That brought the tears. Yes, it was one of the emotional story lines NBC had sought to emphasize — just like silver medal-winning American Noelle Pikus-Pace’s comeback from a miscarriage — but bringing it up at that point felt cruel.

TWEET OF THE NIGHT “Does anyone else hear the timpani at the beginning of NBC’s Olympic them and think, ‘George, George, George of the Jungle’?” RATINGS Buoyed by a snowboarding sweep by three Americans, the Olympics rebounded Thursday

night to an average of 22.9 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. That’s down from 24.8 million viewers for the corresponding night four years ago in Vancouver, but up from 19.4 million eight years ago in Italy.

KERRIGAN VS. HARDING NBC will likely air its 45minute retrospective on the attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan by associates of competitor Tonya Harding on Feb. 23, the last night of the Olympics, said Jim Bell, executive producer of NBC’s coverage. The 20-year anniversary piece is one of the few times Kerrigan, who is working as an NBC analyst, has spoken publicly about the attack, which became a soap opera of the 1994 Games. Bell said it could run earlier if weather forces delays in some Olympic competitions.



Agent: Player A in NFL report is A. McDonald Roswell Daily Record

A former Miami Dolphins lineman identified as one of the targets of harassment in the racially charged bullying scandal, has no has no problem with the team, his agent said in a statement Saturday. Andrew McDonald, Player A in an NFL-ordered report released Friday by lawyer Ted Wells, said in the statement that he is “disappointed his name has become associated” with the revelations about the reported harassment. The report of Jonathan Martin’s allegations that he was harassed by teammate Richie Incognito, states that Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner didn’t attempt to stop the behavior and even took part in some of the taunting of Player A. McDonald’s agent, Brett Tessler, said in the state-

ment to The Associated Press that McDonald has “been a member of another organization since last season and is trying to focus on his future. When Ted Wells approached Andrew at the end of the investigation, Mr. Wells already had all the infor mation contained in the report that he had gotten elsewhere. “While Andrew can’t speak for other players involved in the report, he personally has had no problem with the Miami Dolphins organization and has the highest opinion of Coach Turner both personally and professionally and feels terrible about the way their relationship has been portrayed in the report.” McDonald, 25, is currently with the Carolina Panthers. Several people interviewed told investigators

that Turner gave Player A, a male sex doll as a gag gift around Christmas 2012. Turner told investigators he did not remember the incident, but investigators said they did not believe him. When asked if McDonald felt he was bullied or harassed, Tessler said the statement speaks for itself. The 6-foot-6, 310 pound McDonald was an undrafted rookie out of Indiana who spent two seasons on the Dolphins practice squad before being released in final cuts last August. He signed with Carolina’s practice squad in October and recently signed a “futures contract” with the Panthers The NFL report stated there was a “patter n of harassment” committed by at least three players and extended to two lineman and an assistant trainer, all

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targets of vicious taunts and racist insults. It state that guard John Jerry and center Mike Pouncey followed Incognito’s lead in harassing Martin, who left the team in October. They threatened to rape his sister, called him a long list of slurs and bullied him for not being “black enough.” The other harassed player, the report said, was “subjected to homophobic name-calling and improper physical touching,” while the assistant trainer, who was bor n in Japan, was subjected to racial slurs. “It was not difficult to conclude that the Assistant Trainer and Player A were harassed, but the questions raised in Martin’s case were more complex, nuanced and difficult,” the report says.

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Tanaka may pitch, but $155M man not born to run

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — As dozens of cameras recorded his every move and perhaps 150 media watched on a cool and breezy morning, Masahiro Tanaka slowly jogged four laps on the warning track around a back field following his first official workout with the New York Yankees. The $155 million man looked gassed. He may pitch great, but Tanaka clearly was not born to run. “I actually didn’t know I was going to run this much,” he said through a translator Saturday. “And I’m a little bit of a slow runner. But that part I really can’t help.” The 25-year-old right-hander jogged onto the field with Hiroki Kuroda and played catch with his 39-year-old countryman, who is preparing for his seventh U.S. season. When it was time to throw his bullpen session, Tanaka took a mound on field No. 3 between Kuroda and ace CC Sabathia, with Ivan Nova at the far end. Tanaka has quickly found a senpai (respected elder) to his kohai (protege). “I feel very fortunate and very thankful that he is here,” Tanaka said. “He is a veteran here in the majors.” Tanaka went 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA last year and led the Rakuten Golden Eagles to their first Japan Series title. His reception is similar to the one Hideki Matsui received 11 years ago after leaving the Yomiuri Giants to sign with the Yankees. The Yankees built a tent behind third base for Matsui’s news conferences, and cameras lined both

The New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka, left, runs with a teammate during practice, Saturday.

foul lines for the outfielder’s first batting practice, which was televised live in Japan. Media crowded the path to field No. 3 when Tanaka emerged with Kuroda, and cameramen jostled for position in foul territory behind third base and in left field to capture his tossing in the outfield and his 32 pitches, his second bullpen since arriving in the U.S. After the bullpen and fielding practice, he made the roughly

one-mile run with Nova, Francisco Rondon and Danny Burawa. It was Tanaka’s first time wearing the pants of the famous white pinstriped uniform — he also had on a dark blue Yankees batting practice jersey with white trim. A couple of fans shouted “Tanaka-san!” “Honestly, when I stepped out on the field today, I was very, very surprised as to how many media there were out there,” he said. “As a player, I feel very honored

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to get this much attention. Some of the fans were cheering today, and actually I was very happy to receive those cheers. But at the same time I understand that I haven’t given out any results on the field yet, so my focus is to train and go out there and try to get those results.” Tanaka pitched to backup Francisco Cervelli, while Sabathia threw to Brian McCann, the Yankees’ new starter. Cervelli didn’t think all the attention would

become a distraction for the Tanaka. “He’s not the only guy who makes a hundred million here,” Cervelli said. “They’ll be attention for a lot of people. Even me, I don’t make even a million, I got attention sometimes. You get used to it.” Tanaka will have to adjust to the rhythm of Major League Baseball, where most starting pitchers have four days’ rest. In Japan, starting pitchers appear once a week. He said he was used to workouts of longer duration. “Some of the bullpen numbers that I’ve heard that they throw in Japan, it’s pretty hard to work it over here every five days throwing 100 pitches in between a start,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. And there is that constant glare of the spotlight. “I’m sure the practice part is the easy part of his day. It’s where he can just go do what he loves to do,” Girardi said. “Obviously the media that he has to handle before and after is going to be taxing probably at times, but he’s probably accustomed to it and understood when he signed here that was part of the deal.” When his day was over, Tanaka sat in the pavilion and answered questions from the English-language reporters, then from the Japanese. And what will be the lasting memory from his first day with his new team. “Probably what I’ll remember,” he said, “is the four laps that we did at the end was pretty hard.”

Carter, Purdue pound Indiana No. 10 Bearcats shake off

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Seattle native Sterling Carter didn’t have the opportunity to celebrate his mother, Debr ea’s, birthday with her on Friday, but he wanted to give her a present from afar. The fifth-year graduate student transfer fr om Seattle University delivered that gift in a big way Satur day in Mackey Arena, scoring 19 points in the Boilermakers’ 82-64 victory against rival Indiana. The guar d, who was averaging 4.3 points per game in a Pur due uniform, fueled a 14-1 burst to begin the second half, extending the Boilermakers’ 38-33 halftime lead to 52-34 with just more than 15 minutes remaining. Carter, who made 6 of 8 field goal attempts including 5 of 6 fr om 3-point range, scored 10 in that pivotal second-half start that completed a 19-1 run that began with Purdue (15-10, 5-7 Big Ten) scoring the final five points of the first half. “I’m not from here, but it meant a lot to my teammates, so, I felt that it was my job to make sure we got this victory,” Carter said. “It was not only scoring, but it was playing har d and playing with energy. Plus, I had to give my mom a birthday gift.” “We thought Sterling did

Houston for 73-62 win

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Purdue guard Terone Johnson, front, shoots in front of Indiana guard Yogi Ferrell in the first half of their game, Saturday.

a hell of a job,” said Purdue senior guard Terone Johnson, who contributed 14 points, 12 during the first 20 minutes. “Not only did he knock down big shots, but he did a good job defensively on Yogi Ferr ell. He wanted to make Yogi take shots that wer en’t comfortable. That’s what Sterling did.” While Ferr ell had 27 points, he was only 6 of 17 from the field, including 4 of 12 from 3-point range. Indiana (14-11, 4-8) has

lost consecutive games to Minnesota, Penn State and now Pur due, since beating Michigan 63-52 on Feb. 2, the Hoosiers. “Sterling has been making really hard plays, and tonight, he was making shots and feeling it,” said Purdue freshman forward Basil Smotherman. “Sterling is not from Indiana, and it’s his first IndianaPur due game, but he showed out for Seattle today. I was proud of him for never letting up.”

CINCINNATI (AP) — The game plan has become common for Cincinnati. Play close games, and turn it over to the seniors in the end. It worked again on Saturday for the 10th-ranked Bearcats. Sean Kilpatrick scored 28 points, 19 in the second half, and Justin Jackson overcame foul problems to add 13 points, all in the second half, as the Bearcats shook off Houston, 73-62. Jackson and Kilpatrick teamed up to score 32 of Cincinnati’s 44 points in the second half to keep the Bearcats in the game until they could pull away. “We’re seniors,” said Jackson, who was limited to 20 minutes by his foul problems. “This is our team. We know what we need to do to help the team win. In the last five or six minutes, we know we need to step it up.” Coach Mick Cronin has seen it so often that he’s come to count on it. “A lot of that is Justin and (Kilpatrick) and (senior forward) Titus Rubles, and a lot of that is habit,” Cronin said. “Hopefully, it will serve us well in March, when everybody is good and games are close. We get a heightened awareness defensively. We get hard to score on on defense. I don’t like to belittle Houston’s effort. They were making good plays and getting good shots. Late in the game, our defense was what it needed to be.” Houston coach James Dickey has seen enough of Kilpatrick, who also had six assists, five in the second half “I was proud of our team, but certainly, Cincinnati is deserving of being a top 10 team,” Dickey said. “Kilpatrick, what a special player he is. I thought he was

terrific in the second half. He made big plays and put the team on his back.” Shaquille Thomas added 11 points for the Bearcats (23-3, 12-1 American Athletic Conference), who were playing their first game since having a 15-game winning streak snapped with a 76-55 loss at SMU on Feb. 8. Danrad Knowles scored 11 points to lead Houston (12-13, 4-8), which has lost six of its past seven and eight of its past 10 games, led Houston with 11 points. L.J. Rose, Danuel House and TaShawn Thomas each added 10 for the Cougars. “Our guys competed,” Dickey said. “It was a three-point game with about 2 1-2 minutes to go and (Ge’Lawn) Guyn hit two 3s off great penetration by Kilpatrick. When you look at it, both teams in the second half had trouble getting stops. They shoot (60.7) percent and we shoot (61.9) percent in the second half. We went through a stretch there in the last couple of minutes where we couldn’t get a basket and they got more stops than we did, and that turned out to be the difference in the game.” The lead changed hands throughout, the last when Jackson’s dunk made it 59-57. Guyn added back-to-back 3pointers as Cincinnati ended the game with an 18-5 run. “I thought this was a great experience for us today, the way we had to execute to win this game in the second half,” Cronin said. “Houston had a highly efficient offense until we were able to lock in late in the game and get some defensive stops. It was good to have to deal with that. It makes us a better team.”

Roswell Development Update C4 Sunday, February 16, 2014


Dean Baldwin Hangar Improvements: The City of Roswell is partnering with Dean Baldwin and the State of New Mexico to upgrade the mechanical equipment and construct partition walls in the facility. The project cost is $2,200,000 and will improve air flow efficiencies for the painting operations at the Roswell International Air Center, located at 82 Earl Cummings Road, Building 1083.

Atkinson & Berrendo Apartments: A new multi-family quadplex consisting of 16 units in four separate buildings are slated to be constructed at the southwest corner of Atkinson and Berrendo Roads. The project will feature high end construction with private

drive access to the facilities, located at the Southwest Corner of Atkinson & Berrendo.

Church on the Move Addition: This new 22,000 square foot addition to the existing facility will feature expanded areas for the church. It will also consist of site work and landscaping as well as play courts for activities, located at 901 W. Brasher Road.

Jimmy Johns Tenant Improvement: A new tenant has taken over the former CiCi’s Restaurant space! The project is a conversion project into a sandwich shop. Construction is in progress and the restaurant is scheduled to open soon, located at 2810 A. North Main Street.

Westlake Hardware Addition: Westlake is adding on to the front portion of the building to provide more space on the east side of the facility, located at 2810 North Main Street. Construction is nearly complete. Farmer’s Country Market Addition: Farmer’s has enclosed the front portion of the building to provide more space to the east side of the facility, located at 2810 North Main Street. Construction is complete.

FedEx Distribution Facility: This new 23,000 square foot facility will be constructed in the Brasher Industrial Park, 419 E. Brasher Road, between SE Main

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and South Main Streets. The City of Roswell sold the land to the developer and the tract consists of approximately 5 ½ acres of land which will serve as a distribution facility for the FedEx group. The structure was put up athis month.

Maurice’s: This tenant improvement project will occupy approximately one-half of the former Rex Store, 4531 N. Main Street. The facility will total 6,000 square feet of retail clothing sales. Construction and remodel is complete, and the store will be opening soon. Barone Dental Office: This new construction project will feature more than 3,100 square feet of floor area and will consist of highend finishes. The offices at 250 W.

Country Club Road are currently under construction and moving at a rapid pace.

Washington Federal: This tenant improvement project located at 300 N. Pennsylvania Ave. will be a remodel of two office complexes. It is currently under construction and moving quickly!

Development Information – Permits •New Residential permits pulled in January: 2 •New Commercial permits pulled in January: 1 •Total New Permits Pulled in 2014 (Residential): 2 •Total New Permits Pulled in 2014 (Commercial): 1

Ag-based curriculum invigorates Kansas school

WALTON, Kan. (AP) — The door to a hen house burst open on a chilly winter day and several southcentral Kansas charter school students scrambled inside, squealing “Thank you!” to the chickens as they checked for eggs and replenished their grain. It’s a morning ritual at Walton 21st Century Rural Life Center, whose focus on agriculture saved it from closing. The school now attracts a steady stream of visitors from around the country who watch students learn through projects that range from selling eggs to showing pigs at the county fair. The farm curriculum, although still relatively unusual, has been replicated in other Kansas schools and proven successful in more urban environments, including Chicago and Philadelphia. “Kids love it,” said Walton Principal Natise Vogt, adding that the students fight over cleaning up the animals’ droppings. “That’s one of the things that’s important to us. We want kids to enjoy school. We want them to be happy and want to come to school, and that’s what the hands-on learning does.” Located in a farming community of 235 people, the Walton school had barely 80 students when the school district decided to transform the kindergarten to fourth-grade building into an agriculture-focused

charter school. Since making the switch in 2007, enrollment has grown to 183 students. Only about 10 percent of the students at the school about 30 miles north of Wichita live on farms. But all of the kids beg to give Freckles the calf his bottle and Eeyore the donkey his breakfast ration. Cody Eye, 10, of Newton, said students learn math by measuring food and make money for the school by selling the animals. “It teaches us responsibility,” he said. “It teaches us how to take care of animals.” The school’s profile got a boost when the U.S. Department of Education, which provided a grant to get the school started, produced a video about the transformation. The community also bought into the project, with one farmer donating runt pigs and another loaning the donkey during the school year. Today, parents frequently call the school, eager to nab a spot for their children; one of the latest additions to the waiting list was a 3week-old baby. The farming theme also has a long track record of success at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, where students care for piglets, chickens and horses and grow plants. More than 3,000 students apply each year for about 180 freshman-class openings, principal William

Hook said. “The nice thing is that even the kids who never revisit the idea of agriculture; they still benefit from their ag education, the ideals of get up early, work hard and stay late,” Hook said. In Philadelphia, the W.B. Saul High School of Agricultural Sciences’ 130-acre campus features an area for field crops and livestock pastures. Students at the magnet school have designed an exhibit for a flower show and participate in meat and dairy cattle judging clubs. The ag curriculum efforts aren’t without bumps, though. Next Frontier Academy, an Akron, Ohio-based charter school serving seventh- to ninth-graders, had a goal of 150 students when it opened last fall. But by January, its enrollment was hovering around only 45 students, said John Hairston, one of the founders. Still, Hairston was encouraged, saying the school is receiving more applications and that businesses are coming forward with donations, including a greenhouse. “The whole premise of agriculture is sustainability, and that’s what we are trying to teach our kids, to learn how to sustain themselves,” Hairston said. The Walton school, though never low-performing, has seen test scores increase by about 8 percentage points since switch-

LONDON (AP) — Celebrities, starlets and fashion’s elite packed the front row at London Fashion Week on Saturday, as the style event swung into its second day. London’s weather cleared up to everyone’s relief, though at least two shows made the wet outdoors their theme. Hunter, the maker of the fashionable set’s preferred rubber rain boots, pulled out all the stops with an impressively staged debut show that drew singer Jessie J, Anna Wintour and Stella

McCartney to its front row. Across town, “Les Miserables” actress Samantha Barks joined singer Eliza Doolittle and other starlets at Julien Macdonald’s glamorous showcase. Here are the highlights from Saturday: HUNTER MAKES A SPLASH WITH DEBUT SHOW Watch out: The humble rubber rain boot has arrived with a big splash at the London fashion scene. Hunter, best known for

those sturdy, no-nonsense wellies seen on trendy young attendees of music festivals like Glastonbury, debuted its clothing range in a basement space set up to look like a dark forest, complete with a watery runway and realistic looking birch trees. Models - both male and female - splashed down the catwalk in colorful raincoats and capes, shorts and miniskirts, belted trench coats and puffy winter jackets. Everyone, of course, sported Hunter boots that

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In this Thursday, Dec. 12 photo, second grader Brooklynn Black, and third grader Alice Claassen, left, look after the school's mule during morning chores at the Walton 21st Century Rural Life Center in Walton, Kan. Located in a small farming community, the school faced closing before re-establishing itself as an agriculture-focused charter school and more than doubling enrollment.

ing to the agriculture theme. For the past four years, all of its third- and fourth-graders have measured proficient or higher in math, Vogt said, crediting that to the “excellent problem-solving skills” students learn. Vogt said agriculturethemed schools owe much of their success to the hands-on projects. Some fall flat, she says, recalling the boys who tried to make their own incubator to hatch duck eggs. The

eggs went bad, but Vogt didn’t mind because the students figured out that the reason was the incubator wasn’t keeping the temperature consistent. Other projects are wildly successful. Take the students who worried the barn wasn’t warm enough for the newborn lambs, and designed a solar -powered heater. Kindergartners make lip balm from soybeans, one of the crops they study, and sell it for $3 a tube. Stu-

dents learn about liquids and solids, fill the order themselves and have used the money they’ve raise to purchase two iPads for the classroom. The kindergartners also hatch chicken eggs in an incubator to help them learn about the life cycle and help out with the school’s pigs. After two first-graders show the hogs at the county fair, the animals are processed and the meat is used in school meals.

Celebrities pack it in at London Fashion Week UAW falls 87 votes came in a range of colors and styles, including a heeled ankle-length version. Hunter had drummed up considerable publicity for the event, and its front row VIPs included Vogue editor Anna Wintour, singer Jessie J, as well as designer Stella McCartney. McCartney’s husband, Alasdhair Willis, was creative director of the show. JULIEN MACDONALD: SEQUINS, FEATHERS, SHEER FISHTAILS Is there such a thing as too many sequins? Julien Macdonald will tell you: Never. The flamboyant designer’s creations are almost always sparkly and ultra glamorous, and Saturday’s collection, staged at London’s imposing Royal Courts of Justice, was no different. Models wore skintight cocktail dresses and floorlength fishtail gowns in silver foil, gold lame, iridescent peacock and snake skin, all heavily encrusted in beading and sequins or intricately embroidered. The sparkly bits were often strategically placed, leaving swathes of flesh down the back and on the sides of the body covered only in the sheerest nude mesh. Starlets Samantha Barks, best known as Eponine in the movie “Les Miserables,” joined singer Eliza Doolittle and British model Abbey Clancy at the show’s front row.

short of victory in South CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Just 87 votes at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee separated the United Auto Workers union from what would have been its first successful organization of workers at a foreign automaker in the South. Instead of celebrating a potential watershed moment for labor politics in the region, UAW supporters were left crestfallen by the 712-626 vote against union representation in the election that ended Friday night. The result stunned many labor experts who expected a UAW win because Volkswagen tacitly endorsed the union and even allowed organizers into the Chattanooga factory to make sales pitches. The loss is a major setback for the UAW’s effort to make inroads in the growing South, where foreign automakers have 14 assembly plants, eight built in the past decade, said Kristin Dziczek, director of the labor and industry group at the Center for Automotive Research, an industry think tank in Michigan. “If this was going to work anywhere, this is where it was going to work,” she said of the Volkswagen vote. Organizing a Southern plant is so crucial to the union that UAW President Bob King told workers in a speech that the union has no long-term future without it. The loss means the union remains largely quarantined with the Detroit Three in the Midwest and Northeast. Many viewed VW as the union’s best chance to gain a crucial foothold in the South because other automakers have not been as welcoming as Volkswagen. Labor interests make up half of the supervisory board at VW in Germany, and they questioned why the Chattanooga plant is the company’s only major factory worldwide without formal worker representation. VW wanted a German-style “works council” in Chattanooga to give employees a say over working conditions. The company says U.S. law won’t allow it without an independent union. In Chattanooga, the union faced stern opposition from Republican politicians who warned that a UAW victory would chase away other automakers who might come to the region.

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DEAR ABBY: My youngest grown son discovered that his girlfriend — his possible future wife — was texting pictures of herself to his stepfather. Needless to say, he told her the relationship is over. Now, for obvious reasons, he no longer wants to be around his stepfather, and is deeply concerned about how it will affect his relationship with his mother, my ex-wife. They are close, which I encouraged, but she seems to be in denial about the situation. Have you any suggestions on how to be supportive of my son and

all the dynamics? TOO MUCH DRAMA IN MISSOURI

DEAR TOO MUCH DRAMA: You say your ex-wife seems to be in denial. Was the reason for the breakup ever explained to her? If it wasn’t, then your son should talk to his mother about it, and from then on arrange to see her alone.


DEAR ABBY: I just dropped off my 13-yearold son at a party. He’s a seventhgrader, and when I take him to a friend’s house, if I haven’t met the parents, I walk him to the door and introduce him and myself to them. I do this to try and make sure the parents are at home and responsible. (Honestly, if they weren’t, I’d take my son and leave.) I know it embarrasses him, but most parents thank me because they want to meet the parents of the kids who are in their homes. Times are different for our kids today. I just can’t believe that


someone would simply drop off a child and speed away when he/she has absolutely no clue who these people are. I’m not a helicopter parent; I’m just a mother who loves my children enough to make sure they’re in good hands. Recently, a ninth-grader in our school district had a house party where 30 kids received underage drinking citations! Sorry — but I’m taking no chances. Parenting is not being your child’s best friend. Please encourage parents not to be afraid to reach out to other parents. It really does take a village. VIGILANT IN BUCKS COUNTY, PA. DEAR VIGILANT: Your children are fortunate to have a mother who is as involved in their lives as you are. Not all young people are so lucky. Your son may find your vigilance embarrassing, but take comfort in knowing that all kids your son’s age find their parents embarrassing. Orchids to you for pointing out the importance of parents network-

ing with each other to ensure that their children are safe and supervised. When an entire “village” is watching, there is less chance of a lamb straying.

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DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my wife for 33 years. I recently found a pair of her panties with “Booty Call” printed across the back. I can’t help but wonder. She has never had underwear like that in 33 years. What gives? SURPRISED TEXAN

DEAR SURPRISED: Was your wife wearing the lingerie at the time? If not, how did you discover the panties? The surest way to get to the bottom of this would be to ask your wife this question. She may have thought they were cute and bought them on impulse — or they may have been a gift. Please let me know, because not only am I interested in her answer, but I’m sure millions of readers are curious, too.

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KING FEATURES SYNDICATE Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUNDOFF, about businesses and posting addresses: “I work for a company that sends me to other towns and a neighboring state. Most of the commercial businesses do not post addresses or business names on their building, or they are too small to read from the street. Some towns do not even have street signs on the corners. Some addresses do not show on our GPS. How do they expect visitors to get around their town? Pat, via email”

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Pat, you must be reading my mind! Many times, I have had to park the car and walk up to the door to read the tiny print. Heloise #####


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SEND A GREAT HINT TO: Heloise P.O. Box 795000 San Antonio, TX 78279-5000 Fax: 1-210-HELOISE Email: Heloise(at) Dear Readers: Here are other uses for coffee filters: * Use to make crafts with children. * Make into sachets. * Dampen and use to cover food before microwaving. * Use to line the bottom of plant pots. * Use as a makeshift bowl for snacks. Heloise ##### Dear Heloise: I need some hints on what to do with old electric blankets. The controls no longer work, but the blankets are in good condition. Tammy P., Ozark, Mo. Once the wires are removed, you still have a perfectly good blanket. In the colder months, you can layer it between the sheets and comforter on a bed for more warmth. You also can wrap plants in it to protect them. You can use it to cover furniture, etc., in storage, make it into a pet bed or fold it and use as a cushion. There are many things you can use it for. If it is still in good shape, definitely don’t throw it out. Heloise ##### Dear Heloise: This is in response to your comment on where the Box Tops for Education labels are found. Imagine my surprise when I found one on the bottom of a package of adult disposable underwear! I loved it — now they are targeting grandparents! And I’m saving them for my grandkids. Smart marketing! K.M., Tyler, Texas Dear Heloise: College students should write their name and phone number on a sticky note and put it in each textbook just in case it gets lost. I usually put mine on the back side of the cover page. Alison in San Antonio Great hint, Alison! You can write your information on an inside cover in pencil or ink, too. Then later just erase it, or cover over with marker. Heloise


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Indian villages fear man-eating tiger C6 Sunday, February 16, 2014

MANIWALA, India (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; She lies in wait while her victims are collecting firewood, or taking cattle to graze, or working in the fields. She has grabbed people in broad daylight, carrying them away silently into the forests or the sugarcane fields. By the time the victims are found, often little is left but a pair of shoes, unspeakable gore and a ring of drying blood. Over seven weeks she has traveled, almost completely unseen, for more than 120 miles (190 kilometers). She has crossed villages, small towns and at least one highway. A killer is stalking the villages of north India. She has killed at least nine people, all of them poor villagers living on the fringes of one of the worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s last wild tiger habitats. They are people who cannot afford a day off work, people who have no indoor plumbing and must use the fields as their toilets. They are people who know little about Indiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s recent successes in tiger conservation. But with the sudden appearance of one tiger, they look at an animal so beloved to outsiders and see only a monster. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She has turned into a man-eater,â&#x20AC;? said Vijay Pal Singh, whose neighbor, a 22-year -old farm laborer named Shiv Kumar Singh, was killed as he worked at the edge of a sugarcane field in January. In an area where nearly everyone works outside, this means life has been completely upended. â&#x20AC;&#x153;People are afraid to go into the fields,â&#x20AC;? said Singh. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everything has changed.â&#x20AC;? While hunters are brought in to kill man-eating tigers every year or so in India, it has been decades since a tiger killed


as many people as this one, or stayed on the run so long. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t stop now. Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll keep killing,â&#x20AC;? said Samar Jeet Singh, a hunter with an aristocratic pedigree, a curled-up moustache and a high-powered heirloom rifle. For almost a month he has been tracking the female tiger, most recently through the forests and dried riverbeds near where she made her last kill, cutting down an elderly buffalo herder last week. Searchers found just part of one arm and one leg. The tiger left the buf falos unharmed. When he finds her, he said, he will shoot her dead. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The time for tranquilizing is over, the time for caging is over,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Now she must be killed.â&#x20AC;? For generations, few in these villages even thought about tigers. The encroachment of towns, widespread poaching and incompetent wildlife programs had devastated Indiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tiger populations, forcing them into ever-smaller enclaves. Corbett National Park, one of Indiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s premier tiger reserves, is barely 25 miles away, but while the villagers around here are used to living with wildlife â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the forests and fields shelter leopards, monkeys, foxes, bears and wild boars â&#x20AC;&#x201D; tigers were extremely rare. The last decade, though, has seen improvements in tiger conservation and growth in the tiger populations. If that is good news in many ways, it has also increased the chances of encounters between tigers and people. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This area is so rich in wildlife,â&#x20AC;? said Vijay Singh, a top regional forestry official in the nearby town of Bijnor (and who, like so

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many people in this region has the last name Singh). â&#x20AC;&#x153;That is the problem.â&#x20AC;? The problem is magnified by the choice of crops. Sugarcane is the backbone of the local economy, and thousands of cane fields, with their dense stands of 10-foot-tall plants, offer ideal hiding places. Wildlife experts know little about the tiger they are hunting. They know it is a female because of the

Thousands of zoo animals killed in Europe annually

STOCKHOLM (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; People around the world were stunned when Copenhagen Zoo killed a healthy 2-year-old giraffe named Marius, butchered its carcass in front of a crowd that included children and then fed it to lions. But Mariusâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; fate isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t unique â&#x20AC;&#x201D; thousands of animals are euthanized in European zoos each year for a variety of reasons by zoo managers who say their job is to preserve species, not individual animals. In the U.S., zoos try to avoid killing animals by using contraceptives to make sure they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have more offspring than they can house, but that method has also been criticized for disrupting animalsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; natural behavior. â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D; HOW OFTEN ARE LARGE MAMMALS KILLED IN ZOOS? U.S. and European zoological groups refuse to release figures for the total number of animals killed. But David Williams Mitchell, spokesman of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria, or EAZA, estimates an average zoo in its 347-member organization annually kills about five large mammals, which adds up to 1,735. The number doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t include zoos and animal parks that donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t belong to the association. Animal rights groups suggest numbers are much higher. The Associated Press contacted 10 zoos in Europe â&#x20AC;&#x201D; two refused to comment, four said they never kill any animals unless severely ill and four said they kill between one and 30 animals every year. Two zoos in the U.S. said they only ever kill animals for â&#x20AC;&#x153;quality of life reasons.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D; WHY ARE ANIMALS KILLED? Zoos euthanize animals because of poor health, old age, lack of space or conservation management reasons. EAZA policy for zoos in Europe suggests euthanasia may be used as a last resort to achieve a balanced population within breeding programs â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Marius was killed to prevent inbreeding. But Williams Mitchell insists only â&#x20AC;&#x153;a fraction of 1 percentâ&#x20AC;? of the killings are for such reasons. The idea is to maintain a group of genetically healthy animals in zoos that can be used to reintroduce the species into the wild. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a philosophical divide between U.S. and European zoos over best practices. The U.S. Association of Zoos and Aquariums said incidents such as the giraffe killing â&#x20AC;&#x153;do not happen at AZA-accredited zoos.â&#x20AC;? Mike McClure, general curator at the

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Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, says his zooâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s policies theoretically allow for killing animals for breeding purposes or lack of housing but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not something his zoo has done. Generally, he says, animals are only killed due to old age or ill health. In Asia, the parent company for the Singapore Zoo said in a statement that â&#x20AC;&#x153;euthanasia of animals is necessary to maintain the health and welfare of the herd, as overcrowding could lead to injuries, stress and disease outbreak. â&#x20AC;&#x153; â&#x20AC;&#x153;All animals in zoos die at some point and maybe zoos forgot to tell people,â&#x20AC;? said Jens Sigsgaard, director at the Aalborg Zoo in Denmark, which, like the Copenhagen Zoo, performs open dissections of animals for educational purposes. â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D; WHAT KINDS OF ANIMALS ARE KILLED? Both endangered species and other animals are killed at zoos. EAZA says five giraffes have been killed in European zoos since 2005. In addition to Marius, Copenhagen Zoo says it kills 20-30 antelopes, llamas, goats and other animals yearly. The Jyllands Park Zoo in Denmark said it may have to kill another giraffe soon for similar reasons as in Mariusâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; case. But a spokesman for Jack Hanna, emeritus director of the Columbus Zoo, said Friday that Hanna has raised more than $100,000 in pledges to save that giraffe. Aalborg Zoo in Denmark kills up to 15 animals a year, including red river hogs, antelopes and capybaras, while Skansen Zoo in Stockholm says it euthanized one bear and one Eurasian lynx last year and Helsinki Zoo killed one Alpine ibex. Some zoos also raise pigs, goats and cattle to feed their carnivores. â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D; WHAT DO ZOOS DO TO AVOID KILLING ANIMALS? When animals reproduce, most zoos first try to find another one in their network they can send the offspring to. A German zoo this week said it would send a monkey to the Czech Republic because heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s produced so many offspring that he would soon start having children with his own relatives. Zoos generally avoid selling the animals on the open market, fearing they will end up in poor conditions. Some European zoos and most zoos in the U.S. choose to use contraceptives or sterilization or separate males and females to avoid breeding more animals than they can house.

shape of its paw prints, and many believe it is somehow injured, which could explain why it overcame its natural fear of humans. While most tigers flee at any sign of people, humans are also much easier prey: slower than deer, weaker than buffalo and with soft skin that is easy to bite through.

Some believe the tiger now prefers to eat human flesh. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is because of taste

that she is killing now â&#x20AC;&#x201D; because of taste only,â&#x20AC;? said Singh, the forestry official. Others, though, doubt tigers develop a taste for people. The hunters, for instance, believe she probably has a problem with her mouth, perhaps an infected tooth, and has an easier time eating human flesh. It is also unclear how many kills she has made. Ten people have been killed by tigers in western Uttar

Above: In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, photo, Taravati, who uses only one name, shows a photograph of her son, Shiv Kumar Singh, a daily wage laborer, who was killed by a tiger at Maniawala, in northern India. Left: In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, photo, a local villager carries a sickle as a measure of safety as he ventures near the spot where a tiger attacked and killed a young man recently at Maniawala, northern India.

Pradesh state since Dec. 29. But most forestry officials and hunters believe the female is not responsible for the last death, when a day laborer was attacked Feb. 9 on the edges of Corbett park. While this part of India has grown somewhat wealthier in recent years, with mud homes being torn down and replaced with brick buildings, it remains deeply poor.


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Notice of Sale... Publish February 16, 23, March 2, 9, 2014





The City of Roswell requests sealed bids/proposals until 2:00 p.m. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014 in the Council Chambers at City Hall, Roswell, New Mexico for the above items.

ANDREW GUZMAN aka ANDREW R. GUZMAN, and if married, JANE DOE GUZMAN (true name unknown), his spouse, Defendants.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on March 18, 2014, at the hour of 11:45 a.m., the undersigned Special Master will, at the south door of the Roswell Police Department, 128 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico, sell all the right, title and interest of the above-named Defendants in and to the hereinafter described real estate to the highest bidder for cash. The property to be sold is located at 1001 Fern Drive, Roswell, and is situate in Chaves County, New Mexico, and is particularly described as follows: Lot 1 in Block 2 of South Highlands High School Extension "A", in the City of Roswell, County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat filed in the Chaves County Clerk's Office on December 17, 1956 and recorded in Book C of Plat Records, at Page 57.

THE FOREGOING SALE will be made to satisfy a judgment rendered by the above Court in the above entitled and numbered cause on October 30, 2013, being an action to foreclose a mortgage on the above described property. The Plaintiff's Judgment, which includes interest and costs, is $96,960.59 and the same bears interest at 6.750% per annum from June 29, 2013, to the date of sale. The amount of such interest to the date of sale will be $4,715.87. The Plaintiff and/or its assignees 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. The sale may be postponed and rescheduled at the discretion of the Special Master. 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 a one month right of redemption. Electronically signed /s/ A.D. Jones A.D. Jones, Special Master P.O. Box 1180 Roswell, NM 88202-1180 (575) 622-8432

Invititation for Bid...

Publish February 16, 2014


Sealed bids for general construction of “Special Services Kitchen", IFB No. 420-14, for Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell, Roswell, New Mexico, will be received by the Owner at the office of the Purchasing Buyer, 52 University Blvd., Roswell, New Mexico 88203 until 2:00 PM, Mountain Time on Thursday, March 6, 2014. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Fireplace Conference Room 102 in the Campus Union Building. Any bid received after closing time will be returned unopened. Bidders are invited to submit bids for the construction work listed on the Bid Form.

Scope of Work includes but is not limited to installing grease interceptor, kitchen hood, commercial electric range, new electrical panel, electrical receptacles, stainless steel 4 compartment sink, and related plumbing. Additional work includes cutting and patching existing concrete walks, existing VCT and floor slab, existing roof and gypsum board walls, as well as adding FRP panels behind range and sink, relocating existing light fixtures, and replacing suspended acoustical ceiling panels.

Drawings, specifications and contract documents may be examined, without charge, in the ENMU-Roswell Physical Plant, 36 Mathis, Roswell, New Mexico, where they are on file for public inspection, and the office of ASA Architects, 2600 N. Main Street, Roswell, New Mexico. Bona fide prime bidders may obtain two (2) sets of drawings and specifications from the Architect's office at 2600 N. Main Street, Roswell, New Mexico 88202; phone (575) 622-9858, upon deposit of Seventy-Five Dollars ($75.00) per set (plus non-refundable shipping costs). Those who submit prime bids may obtain refund of deposits by returning sets in good condition no more than 14 days after bids have been opened. Those who do not submit prime bids will forfeit deposits unless sets are returned in good condition at least five (5) days prior to bid opening. No partial sets will be issued. Sub-bidders may obtain one (1) set of drawings and specifications from the Architect upon deposit of Seventy-Five Dollars ($75.00) per set (plus non-refundable shipping costs). The sub-bidders will be refunded their deposit by returning set in good condition no more than 14 days after bids have been opened.

Bidders are advised that the following is included in the contract: 1) 2) 3) 4)

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Liquidated damage clause. State Wage Rates.

Public Works and Apprenticeship and Training Act.

5% Preference applicable to qualified New Mexico Contractors. 5) Bid Bond, Performance Bond and Payment Bond shall be required from the Prime Contractor.

6) Contractors and all tiers of subcontractors whose bids are $50,000 or more must be registered with the Labor & Industrial Division of the New Mexico Labor Department. 7) A pre-bid conference will held on February 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Fireplace Conference Room 102 in the Campus Union Building, ENMU Roswell.

ENMU-R reserves the right (1) to award bid(s) received individually or in whole: (2) to reject any or all bids, or any part thereof, (3) to waive any or all technicalities or irregularities in the bid(s) and (4) to accept the bid(s) that is deemed most advantageous to the University. Failure to submit requested information/documentation or the submission of incorrect information/documentation may result in disqualification of the bid.

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability in its programs, activities, or employment. Eastern New Mexico University- Roswell Stephen Watters, Purchasing Agent

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Specifications are available at the Office of the Purchasing Director, City Hall, 425 North Richardson, Roswell, New Mexico 88201 or call 575-637-6222 unless stated otherwise. Specifications are also available on-line at

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Notice is hereby given that the City Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids/proposals received and in case of ambiguity or lack of clearness, the right to determine the best bid/proposal, or, to reject the same and to waive irregularities and technicalities.


/s/ ARTIE MORROW Asst. Purchasing Agent

Notice of Sale...

Publish February 16, 23, 2014


NOTICE OF SALE TO SATISFY LIEN P.O. Box 1268-505 East 19th St. Roswell, NM 88202-1268 (575) 623-8590

Sylvia Aguirre Elizabeth Akin Nathan Bowen or Anna Garcia Sharon Burgos Jammie or LaWanda Burrell Kimberly Chavez Marcos Delgado Orlando Enriquez Katrina Hall or Michael Lawson Jeanette L. Manzanera Leslie R. Romero Karen Sanders or Tyler Mazac

The above named persons are hereby notified that the goods, wares and merchandise left by them in self storage with Roswell Self Storage will be sold by said company at public auction or other disposition of the property, if not claimed by March 14, 2014. The purpose of the public sale or other disposition of the property is to satisfy the lien of said company for storage of said goods, wares and merchandise, together with incidental and proper charges pertaining thereto, including the reasonable expenses of this sale, all as allowed by laws of the state of New Mexico.

Michael Woods Roswell Self Storage

Notice of Public Meeting...

Publish February 16, 2014


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That a public hearing will be held by the Extraterritorial Zoning Commission on March 4, 2014, beginning at 5:30PM in the Commissioners' Chambers of the Chaves County Administrative Center-Joseph R. Skeen Building, #1 St. Mary's Place, to offer the public an opportunity to comment on the agenda items below:

Review of ETZ Commission Action on Case #ETZ 2013-05. The property is described as being the SW4NE4 of S8 T12S R25E, parcel #4140069349229, the address being 17 E. Lupton Rd, Dexter, NM 88230.

Case ETZ 2013-15: An amendment to Ordinance No. 80-1, the Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Zoning Ordinance, to consider adding a new Article to be entitled, “Article 26 Sexually Oriented Businesses/Adult Entertainment Establishments,” and providing for the regulation of such land uses.

Members of the public having protest and/or comments to offer must submit such protest and/or comments in writing at least one (1) day prior to the public hearing day of the Extraterritorial Zoning Commission meeting to the Chaves County Planning and Zoning Office, P.O. Box 1817, Roswell, NM 88202. Providing comment at least (8) days before the hearing allows your comments to be included in the written report.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, please contact the Planning & Zoning Director at (575) 624-6606 at least one week prior to the meeting, or as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact the Planning & Zoning Director at (575) 624-6606 if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.

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Notice to Creditors...

Notice to Bidders...

No. D-504-CV-2013-00155

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Successor by Merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP, vs.


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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of this Estate. All persons having claims against this Estate are required to present their claims within two (2) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice or the claims will forever barred. be Claims must be presented either to the personal Representative or with his attorney, Marion J. Craig III, P.O. box 1436, Roswell, NM 88202-1436, or filed with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Chaves County. DATED: February 12, 2014 /s/Kevin Wayne Prince Personal Representative 4700 Kiva Lane Roswell, NM 88201

Submitted by: MARION J. CRAIG III Attorney at Law P.O. Box 1436 Roswell, NM 88202-1436 575-622-1106

Dissolution of Marriage... Publish February 23, March 2, 2014



FORTUNATA PINEDA Respondent. Case#DM-2014-48



Notice is hereby given you that an action has been brought in the District Court of Chaves County, No.DM-14-48 in which ISABEL B. PINEDA is the Petitioner, and you are the Respondent, requesting a Dissolution of Marriage. Unless you enter an appearance in said cause on or before April 7, 2014, judgment will be rendered in said cause against you by default. Petitioner’s Address is: 20 Vaughn Place Roswell, NM 88203

KENNON CROWHURST Clerk of the District Court By: /s/Cynthia Brackeen

321 E. Poe,Thurs, Feb.13th -Mon.Feb. 17th, 8am-5pm Large Yard Sale, rifles, boat, vintage bicycle frames, furniture and misc.

006. Southwest

1403 S. MIssouri, Fri-Sun, 7am-2pm. Clothes, stroller, shoes, jewelry, baby bouncer, headboard. 2705 S. Lea, Sat.& Sun., 7am-3pm, A little bit of everthing

Giant Outside Sale, Monterrey Flea Market 1400 W 2nd Sunset Entrance

ANNOUNCEMENTS 015. Personals Special Notice

LOOKING FOR BROTHER born 1941 -1942 in Albuquerque, NM in a girls home-orphanage, mother from Roswell, father from Albuquerque, father’s last name Majors 209-573-1130 PUBLIC NOTARY available. 575-910-5219

025. Lost and Found

LOST DOG, Reward, male gray miniature poodle, vicinity of Old Dexter Hwy & Poe. 575-910-4400


030. Education & Instructions

MEDICAL OFFICE TRAINEES NEEDED! Train to become a Medical Office Assistant!NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online training at SC Train gets you job ready! HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! 1-888-926-6073


045. Employment Opportunities

The Roswell Daily Record is currently accepting applications for the position of General Assignment Reporter. Previous reporting experience or strong writing skills required. Applications are available at the Record at 2301 N. Main St. Application materials can also be mailed to: Roswell Daily Record, Attn: Editor, PO Box 1897, Roswell,NM or emailed to No phone calls, please. LEARN TO drive in 5 short weeks. Artesia Training Academy has new classes forming. CDL Class A with endorsements. VA approved. 20 years of service to South East New Mexico. Call for more information 575-748-9766 or 1-888-586-0144 visit us at or visit us on Facebook. The New Mexico Youth Challenge Academy is seeking qualified individuals to fill multiple Cadre positions to train and mentor 16-18 year old high school dropouts in a Quasi-Military environment. Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, minimum of two years experience working with youth and a valid driver’s license. To apply, go to the State Personnel Office Website. For more information contact: CPT Chris Lara @ 575-347-7601

ALBERTSONS IS currently taking applications for experienced cake decorator. Please apply at ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Wanted Full Time: Job entails answering phones, filing, light bookkeeping, scheduling, selling/renting items and miscellaneous needs. Person needs to great with customers, trustworthy, dependable and have transportation. Knowledge of computers is a plus. Please apply in person with resume at 1607 N. Garden 8-4 Mon-Fri. EOE

TAKING APPLICATIONS for CDL Instructors. Great opportunity to share your experience and skills. Must have 5 years driving experience, a clean driving record. 575-748-9766 Excellent Opportunity Full Time for a reliable outgoing Assistant Manager in a professional office. Strong customer skills & attention to details required, willing to learn and be self motivated. WILL TRAIN THE PROPER PERSON. Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license & auto insurance. Mon-Fri 40 hours/week. Apply in person at 2601 N. Main, Suite C, No Phone Calls.

045. Employment Opportunities

KELLY CABLE of NM is now taking application for CDL drivers class A class B. Utility workers must have communication work experience, must have references and valid driver’s license. 1303 E. McGaffey HELP WANTED Irrigation District Manager

General Manager/Assessor-Collector - Carlsbad Irrigation District (CID) is seeking a person to fill a permanent full time professional position. Under the direction of the Board of Directors, this professional position is responsible for coordinating operational, legal, governmental (State and Federal) and administrative activities for the District. Duties include but, are not limited to; ensuring proper internal accounting controls; personnel administration (35 employees); ensuring proper maintenance of assessment records; assessment billing; working with an external auditor; and oversight of operation and maintenance of the CID delivery system on three US Bureau of Reclamation dams. A Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture, or closely related field preferred, ten years of experience, skills in various water accounting systems and related computer applications/software and knowledge of irrigation farming practices. Candidate must also be able to professionally represent the District at seminars, meetings, functions and industry related organizations nationally and throughout the State of New Mexico. The District offers an excellent benefit package that includes full health coverage for employee and dependents. Starting salary is $60,000 depending upon experience. To request an application or send a resume, contact Board of Directors, Carlsbad Irrigation District, 5117 Grandi Road, Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220. The District phone number is (575)-236-6390. Applications and resumes will be accepted until close of business Friday, February 28th, 2014. HERE'S A JOB THAT IS FULFILLING IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE

Are you interested in making a difference in someone's life? We are looking for caring & reliable individuals to help care for our clients. Weather you are providing companionship, help around the house, preparing a meal, or personal care, you work in an intimate one-to-one setting with individuals who are in great need of support.

Comfort Keepers is pursuing caregivers to work in the Roswell, Dexter, Hagerman and Artesia areas. We offer flexible schedules with competitive pay. Stop by our Roswell office at: 1410 South Main to visit with us today or call Kim at 575-624-9999 for more information.

THE PORTALES Fire Department, a progressive Fire/EMS service providing Fire Suppression, Rescue, and Paramedic Level Treatment and Transport, is taking applications for FULL TIME FIREFIGHTER/EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN. Applicants must be able to perform fire fighting, fire prevention, and emergency medical activities along with maintenance of vehicles, equipment and facilities. Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent; at least 18 years of age; current NM driver's license, or eligible to obtain one; current New Mexico EMT-Basic licensure; or EMT-Basic course completion, or currently enrolled in an accredited EMS program; pass physical agility testing; and an oral interview board. Pay dependent on experience and level of EMT licensure: Entry Level, Basic, Intermediate, or Paramedic; $26,994-$31,682. 25 year retirement with full benefits package and incentive pay. Application and Job Description are available at Portales City Hall or on-line at Deadline to apply is by 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 28th, with the physical agility and oral interview scheduled for Saturday March 8th, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. For further information call (575) 356-6662 ext. 1022 or the Portales Fire Department (575) 356-4406. City is an EOE.

045. Employment Opportunities



Avon, Buy/Sell. Become Ind. Sales Rep $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR CONSTRUCTION HELPER positions open for concrete, drywall, carpenter. Benefits include retirement program, paid vacation/holidays, tool allowance, mileage. Valid driver license, good driving record, and DT required. Applications at 7 Petro Dr., Roswell. No phone calls please. THE SLIPPER gentlemen’s club South of Artesia is now hiring Dancer’s. Must be 18 yrs old or older, no experience necessary. Stop y 6110 7 River’s Hwy or call 505-402-6777 OPTOMETRIC OFFICE seeking receptionist for a 1/2 day/afternoon position. Duties include: answering phone, making appointments, checking in/out patients and general clerical duties. PO Box 1897, Unit #366 Roswell, NM 88202 LOCAL INSURANCE office seeks a career-oriented service professional. Position best suits individual who is passionate about serving customers, taking on challenges, attentive to detail, excellent communication and multi-tasking skills. Company will invest in training and offers opportunity for growth. Email resume to: PARALEGAL Fast paced law office seeking energetic, dependable person for full time position. This position requires a team player with strong word processing skills including proficiency with word and WordPerfect, superior clerical and organizational skills, bilingual preferred. Excellent work environment. Send letter of interest and resume to PO Box 3171, Roswell, NM 88202. TEMPORARY FARM Labor: Bos Dairy LLC South, Lovington, NM, has 10 positions for grain, hay & silage; 3 mo. experience required for job duties listed; must able to obtain driver’s license within 30 days; tools, equipment, housing and daily trans provided for employees who can’t return home daily; trans & subsistence expenses reimb.; $9.97/hr; three-fourths work period guaranteed from 3/8/14 – 11/30/14. Apply at nearest NM Workforce Office with Job Order (not available – take a copy of ad) or call 505-383-2721. ADVANCED HOME CARE of Roswell, is hiring for the position of CNA/caregiver we offer competitive pay and flexible hours. Please call 627-6256 ask for Jamie WE ARE taking applications for a Thrift Store Warehouse Supervisor. Two years experience in management and three years experience in a warehouse. Able to lift 50 plus pounds regularly. Must work Saturdays. Come to 612 West College to apply. BUTCH’S RATHOLE & ANCHOR SERVICE Now hiring Class A CDL drivers for Artesia, NM yard. Insurance & 401K. 575-513-1482, Garry. OFFICE HELP needed for busy and growing companies. Applicant must have computer experience, knowledge of office procedures, strong basic math and spelling skills, honest, and dependable. Duties will include answering phones, working with time cards, posting, typing, internet e-mail, filing, QuickBooks, and many other duties that may turn up. This is not connected to the medical field. Please send resume to PO Box 1897, Unit 368, Roswell, NM 88202.

BOOKKEEPER F/T position available at a student apt community serving area college students. Duties include A/R, A/P data entry. Prev. exp with MRI software a plus. Competitive pay/benefits. EOE. Please apply online at: /careers TAKING APPLICATIONS for full time/part time front desk agent. Must have great personality and customer service experience. Must have flexible schedule and are willing to work weekends. Please apply at 3607 N. Main, Hampton Inn & Suites.

Roswell Daily Record 045. Employment Opportunities

A FULL time Bookkeeper position is available at the Roswell Job Corps Center. The candidate must have a High School diploma or equivalent. College education is preferred. A minimum of 2 years experience in bookkeeping is required. Must have excellent c omputer and customer service skills. Full time benefits and minimum salary of $11.00 per hour. Send your resume to gonzalez.mary@ An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F, D/V. NOW HIRING SALES CONSULTANTS – Roswell Honda is seeking friendly, motivated, well organized professionals to join our skillful team. You will receive paid training from top leaders in our organization. We offer an excellent benefit package including, HEALTH, VISION, DENTAL, 401K and PAID VACATION. No experience required. All applicants must pass a drug test. Apply in person. Roswell Honda 2177 W. 2nd St. Ask for Mikey.

045. Employment Opportunities

LOCAL SALES Innovative marketing company needs you to serve rural clients 4 days/week (overnight travel Mon.-Thurs.) · Year-one earning potential $75K+ · 3-day weekends · Major bonuses/incentives LEARN MORE: (855) 819-9811 or DRIVER/MAINTENANCE Bobtail delivery of fuel, Maintenance of equipment, CDL with tank & Hazmat endorsement, Drug test required, Experience preferred, but also willing to train motivated individual .Apply at Daubert Oil & Gas LLC, 110 E. 1st, Dexter, NM 88230. TEST PROCTOR Part Time - $9 PSI provides licensing examinations and electronic fingerprinting services nationwide. Paid Training. Customer Service required. Hours will be 2 days a week, appox. 6-8 hrs. per day. Email your resume and cover letter to:

045. Employment Opportunities

BIG D’S is accepting resumes for cooks, cashiers and delivery drivers. Bring resume to 505 N. Main between 2-4pm. A TEACHING position is available at the Roswell Job Corps Center. The Safety & Security Protective Services Instructor will provide safety & security law enforcement instruction to students 16-24 years in preparation for Level II Security Guard certification and International Foundation for Protection Officers Certification. The candidate must have New Mexico Level II Security Guard Certification, Level III is preferred. Must have a High School diploma, a college degree is preferred. Three years of experience in the field of Law Enforcement is required, good computer skills, and classroom management is preferred. Please submit your resume with credentials to gonzalez.mary@ or fax to 575-347-7491 or mail to RJCC, 57 G. Street, Roswell, NM 88203.



005 Special Notice 010 Card of Thanks 015 Personals/Special 020 Transportation 025 Lost & Found


030 Education 035 Music – Dance/Drama 040 Instructions Wanted


045 Employment Opportunities 050 Salesperson/Agents 055 Employment Agencies 060 Jobs Wanted – M & F


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 165 Ditching 170 Drafting 175 Drapery 180 Drilling 185 Electrical 190 Engraving 195 Elderly Care 200 Fencing 205 Fertilizer 210 Firewood – Coal 215 Floor Covering 220 Furniture Repair 224 Garage Door Repair 225 General Construction 226 Waterwell 230 General Repair 232 Chimney Sweep 235 Hauling 240 Horseshoeing 245 House Wrecking 250 Insulation 255 Insurance 260 Ironing & Washing 265 Janitorial 269 Excavating 270 Landscape/Lawnwork 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 315 Pest Control 316 Pets 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 385 Slenderizing 390 Steam Cleaning 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 435 Welding

440 Window Repair 441 Window Cleaning 445 Wrought Iron 450 Services Wanted


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


045. Employment Opportunities

IMMEDIATE OPENING for Journeyman Electrician & 2 yr apprentice, paid vacations & some holidays. Call or fax your resume to 575-734-0335.

HR GENERALIST Immediate position open for an experienced Human Resource professional preferably with a PHR certification in Artesia. Must have a minimum of 5 years general clerical and HR related experience. Will be responsible for interviewing and new hire processing and administering progressive discipline, and payroll processing. Please submit cover letter and resume to

SIERRA MACHINERY, Inc. a full line distributor of Volvo Construction Equipment has the following position open:


Must have a desire to learn, good customer service skills, a good driving record and looking to advance. Excellent benefits, 401 (k) and vacation. Send resume to bdiaz@ or apply in person at 7179 Roswell Hwy, Artesia NM 88210

MJG CORPORATION is currently accepting applications for HVAC Techs. We offer: Top Salary and Benefits. Send resume or employment history to 204 W. 4th St. Roswell, New Mexico 88201: Call 575-622-8711 or fax to 575-623-3075 email to:

Sunday, February 16, 2014

045. Employment Opportunities

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites located at 2300 N Main St. is looking for housekeepers. Please apply in person between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday - Friday CAREER OPPORTUNITY: Construction Apprenticeship Training Program opening for Plumbing & HVAC Sheet Metal candidates. Requires diploma/GED, drivers license, drug test & interview. Reply to

045. Employment Opportunities

ADMINISTRATIVE/SALES ASSISTANT - Competitive salary and benefits. Experience: computer data entry, customer service; excellent telephone skills. P&C insurance experience desired but not required. Fax or drop off resume - 575-623-5423 - Taylor & Associates, Inc. 613 W. 2nd St, Suite 5 - between 8:30-5:30 M-F or EMAIL hetaylor@ Aka Energy Group, LLC Maljamar, New Mexico Aka Energy has the following open positions:

CERTIFIED HVAC TECH: 50 year old Contracting/Service Company and Carrier Factory Authorized President’s Award Dealer searching for highly qualified Commercial/Residential Technician. Excellent long term opportunity w/benefits. Reply to

•EHS Tech III - Air Quality •Environmental Compliance Specialist - Air Quality

ROSWELL NISSAN is currently looking for dependable, hard working individuals who are looking for a great career as a Sales Consultant. Apply online at

LEGAL/LAW ENFORCEMENT NAVY RESERVE Serve part-time. Elite training. Great Pay & Benefits. Sign-on bonus up to $20K. Travel. Call Mon-Fri 800-354-9627

KRUMLAND AUTO Group has opportunities available for FT clerical positions. Dealership experience helpful but not required. Candidate must be detail oriented and able to work in a fast paced, team oriented environment. Strong organizational skills are a must. Excellent benefit package including: HEALTH, DENTAL, VISION, 401K and PAID VACATION. Fax resumes to (575) 622-5899 Attn: Office Manager or email to

To review qualifications and to apply for a position, please visit our website at Closing date: 5:00 pm 2/24/14

ATTENTION 10 people needed to start immediately. Potential earjnings of $1600/per month per agreement. To start if you qualify, rapid advancement, no experience necessary. Apply today, start tomorrow. Call Monday & Tuesday, 575-578-4817. NEED HELP immediately. $400/per week to start per agreement. Due to growth and advancement all departments must be filled. No experience necessary. Call Monday & Tuesday, 575-578-4817.

490 Homes for Sale 495 Acreage/Farm/Ranch 500 Business for Sale 505 Commercial Business Property 510 Resort Out of Town Property 515 Mobile Homes/Sale 520 Lots for Sale 525 Building Transfer 530 Real Estate Wanted



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


790 Automobiles for Sale 795 Trucks & Vans 796 SUV’s 800 Classic Automobiles 805 Imported Automobiles 810 Auto Parts & Accessories 815 Wanted – Autos

IMMEDIATE OPENING for clinical position in bussy medical office MA/OPN, bilingual preferred, please fax resumes to 575-622-5708 NOW HIRING CDL driver for local delivery. Must have clean driving record and must pass drug test, call 575-622-1189 or come by 4100 S. Lea Roswell ask for Denis or pick up application.


080. Alterations

ALTERATIONS & Misc. Sewing - 840-8065.

140. Cleaning

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252

HOUSEKEEPER Will clean home, office, etc. Honest/ dependable w/references. (575) 208-2841

195. Elderly Care

NEED A BREAK? Will care for your love ones in the privacy of their home, Sat & Sun, 18 yrs of experience, good reference. 627-6363


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

045. Employment Opportunities

ALL SEASONS in & out you will not be dissapointed, ref. Beth 347-5270

Real Estate

535 Apartments, Furnished 540 Apartments, Unfurnished 545 Houses, Furnished 550 Houses, Unfurnished 555 Mobile Homes – Rental 560 Sleeping Rooms 565 Rest Homes 569 Mobile Home Lots/Space 570 Mobile Home Courts 571 RV Parks 575 Resort Homes 580 Office/Business Rentals 585 Warehouse & Storage 590 Farms/Acreage – Rent 595 Miscellaneous for Rent 600 Want to Rent

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200. Fencing

M.G. HORIZONS free estimates for installation. Chainlink, wood, metal & block. 575-623-1991 Rodriguez Construction FOR WOOD, metal, block, stucco fencing, Since 1974. Lic. 22689. 420-0100

210. Firewood/Coal FIREWOOD, oak, pinon, cedar, fur, elm, well season, full or half cord, you pick up or delivered. Call Buz 575-420-9751 or Graves Farm 575-622-1889.

FIREWOOD, HALF a cord $150 and a cord $300. Delivered and stack, 678-464-0942 Lori 770-990-9543 CEDAR, PINON firewood seasoned/split. $240 deliver/stacked 420-4532.

220. Furniture Repair WE BUILD and repair furniture. 840-7849 or 626-8466

225. General Construction

Alpha Construction New Construction, remodels, additions, concrete & painting. Lic. & Bonded Call Adam 626-2050

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is a 118-bed skilled nursing facility, providing quality care for seniors in Roswell. We have opportunities on our team for:

CNAs Part-Time/PRN Qualified candidates must have completed an accredited program or possess a New Mexico CNA license; LTC experience preferred.

Transportation Aide Full-Time Reports to the Director of Maintenance. A valid driver’s license and excellent driving record are required.

Hospitality Aide Provide assistance in patient care and attend our upcoming classes for training and certification as a CNA. Competitive pay rate and benefits package for fulltime positions. Submit resume or apply in person:

Casa Maria Healthcare Center 1601 S. Main St • Roswell, NM 88203 Kathy Adams • Ph: 575-623-6008 • Fax: 575-622-6651 EOE,M/F/H/V, Drug-free workplace/Smoke-free building

D4 Sunday, February 16, 2014 225. General Construction

HOME REPAIRS No job too small/large Free estimates. 575-317-2357

230. General Repair

MINOR REPAIRS can make major changes in your home, Call Home Solutions 575-420-9183.

232. Chimney Sweep

CHIMNEY SWEEP Have your woodstove, fireplace, or pellet stove inspected and cleaned. Dust free Guarantee. 39 yrs Exp., Licensed, Insured. Bulldog Janitorial Services 575-308-9988

235. Hauling

400. Tax Service

ANAYA Gross Receipts Consulting & Tax Service. Contact us to Anayalate your tax problems. Over 25 yrs. exp. Personal & Business. Compare our prices/we e-file. 575-623-1513 508 W. 2nd St. I TIN’S Welcome

410. Tree Service

STUMP GRINDING. Big Stumps & back yard stumps. Tree and shrub work. Free estimates. 623-4185 TREE TRIMMING and removal, free estimates, super clean up, 840-9105 Allen’s Tree Srvc. Trim top removal, good clean up. Free estimates. 626-1835

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

TREE TRIMMING, topping, and removal. Professional yard care. 910-4581

RWC. BACKHOE, skid steer, dump truck, bom lift, services. Insured. Call Hector 575-910-8397.

RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insuranced.

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Winter Clean-up rake leaves, tree trimming, weed eating, haul trash, property clean-up & much more. Call Joseph, 317-2242. Garcia’s Lawn Service, sprinklers & much more at low price. 914-0803. Yard work, clean-ups, lawns. Handyman svc. David 637-9580. WW LAWN Service Property cleanup - Mowing - Shrub & hedge trimming & much more. Call Juan, 626-6121. Emerald Landscaping Lawn & sprinkler installation, sprinkler repair, sod, gravel, lawn maintenance. Maintenance/Free Estimates/accept credit cards. Lic#89265. Call: Aaron, 575-910-0150 or Chris, 420-3945 CHAVEZ SPRINKLER CO. COMPLETE LANDSCAPING AND SPRINKLER SYSTEM & REPAIRS, ROCK WORK, TREES, SHRUBS, TRACTOR & DUMP TRUCK WORK. FREE ESTIMATES. CALL HECTOR 420-3167 Mow Grass, Trim Bushes, Clean Ups, Hauling Trash Leaf Raking, flower beds, tree pruning, rock yards & rototilling, pick up pecans, concrete jobs, repair sprinklers & fences. 347-8156, 347-8157 Pedro

285. Miscellaneous Services

Canada Drug Center is your choice for safe and affordable medications. Our licensed Canadian mail order pharmacy will provide you with savings of up to 90 percent on all your medication needs. Call today 1-800-661-3783, for $10.00 off your first prescription and free shipping. STRUGGLING WITH YOUR MORTGAGE AND WORRIED ABOUT FORECLOSURE? REDUCE YOUR MORTGAGE & SAVE MONEY. LEGAL LOAN MODIFICATION SERVICES. FREE CONSULTATION. CALL PREFERRED LAW 1-800-915-0432

310. Painting/ Decorating EXTERIOR/INTERIOR, INSURED. Call Hector 575-910-8397.

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

345. Remodeling

BERRONES CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling, painting, ceramic tile, sheds, additions, fencing. Licensed, Bonded. Ray: 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.

350. Roofing

Guaranteed Shingle Roof jobs. Locally owned. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const. 626-4079 or 622-2552. RWC SHINGLE Roofings. Insuranced. Hector (575)910-8397

395. Stucco Plastering

M. G. Horizons All types of Stucco and Wire lath. Free Estimates 623-1991 RWC Lath and Stucco. Insuranced. Hector (575)910-8397

Stucco, Lath, synthetic, guaranteed work. Memo 575-637-1217

435. Welding

Hector (575) 910-8397



490. Homes For Sale 3/2/2 112 Tierra Berrenda, 2016 Sq Ft. Many updates, by appt. only 575-626-9990 BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME; 5 acres with well overlooking the city; pipe fence and nice entry and drive. $59,000 owner financing available. Sun Country Realty 623-4646 or Lynn 626-7506 SPRING IS COMING:! Roomy 3 brdm 2 & 3.4 bath; cozy fireplace; beautiful pool; enclosed patio; DOUBLE LOT and many updates. Priced to sell at $188,500. Trade??? Lynn at Sun Country Realty 623-4646 or 626-7506 Immaculate custom home in Briar Ridge, 3yrs old, 3br/2ba, 81 Bent Tree Rd., $130,900. 831-915-0226 ENJOY THE PEACE AND QUIET on your own 5 acre homesite in lovely Buena Vida. from $2500 up. Call for details. Sun Country Realty 623-4646 or Lynn 626-7506

492. Homes for Sale/Rent

490. Homes For Sale 2Bd $85K w/house in bk & 3Bd $65K, fncd yrds, call M-Th 8a-noon, 624-1331

HOME FOR sale 3br/1ba, large yard, recently remodeled. #5 Hobbs place. No onwer finance. 840-7212 FSBO 3/2/1 Great Condition, lots of features & extras $91,000. 622-1204

2BR/1BA, LARGE living room w/laundry room, 409 W. Summit, 912 sqft, gross living area. 806-729-2383 FOR SALE 2br/1ba, fenced, refrig A/C. 1005 S. Plains Park. $52,000. 6 ACRES, 2800 sq ft home, 5br/3ba, updated 20,000 down. $1670app. North Roswell, owner can finance. 575-973-2353

3BR, 1 3/4ba, north part of town, 3110 N. Bandolina, 1 car garage, all new carpet, paint & roof, 2 blks from swimming pool. Priced to sell, $108,000. Owner may finance w/large down payment. 622-5031 or 420-1022 FOR SALE By Owner 74 Honolulu Rd, 2bd/2ba, 2 car garage, 2,105 Sq ft. 13 acres, 2 wells, 16X80 MH, large metal shop, corrals, 48 pecan trees and so much more 575-626-7450

2BR/1BA PLUS large storage building, 1210 N Union, $3000 down $500 a month. $49,000. 575-416-1454

NICE 2BR/1BA unattached garage, 609 S. Union $59,000. $3000 down, $500 month. 575-416-1454 CLEAN COUNTRY 3 BR, 2 Bath, split plan, updates. Central air. Fenced. Shop. $179,900. 575-626-8533 OWNER FINANCING available 2BR/1BA, 503 S. Kansas, w/$5k down $464PI/mo 575-973-2353

SMALL 3BR/2BA with detached 2 car gar., house sits on large corner lot w/big backyard, located in SW area, no owner financing but know a great mortgage company who can usually finance w/a credit score of 540 & above! Asking $95,500 w/monthly payments approx. $675. Open house coming soon. Call 575-317-6285 for appt.


495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

10 ACRES S. of Roswell. Electric, well, septic, greenhouse, chicken coops, barn. 16 Krenzell Rd. Dexter. 623-3114


495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

8AC, 7.2AC senior water rights, horse & hay barns, arena, 3/2/2 brick home, in EGP. Melodi Salas, 626-7663, Ranchline / Taylor & Taylor Realtors. MORE FOR YOUR DOLLAR; lovely view, elect close; good road; ready for your home. 6.7 acre site in Buena Vida price reduced to only $29,000. Sun Country Realty 575-623-4646 WAKE UP on 5 acres with view of El Capitan and often antelope grazing nearby. Price reduced to sell at only $24900 and owner financing available.. Sun Country Realty 575-623-4646

500. Businesses for Sale

FOR LEASE or rent 7000sq ft building, with office, 416 E 2nd. Call 575-625-0656 Ask for Dean SELF STORAGE UNITS FOR SALE, 104 UNITS, PLUS EXCESS LAND, SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY. 317-0029

505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property

PRICED REDCED ON HIGH TRAFFIC frontage on East McGaffey over 30,000 sq ft zoned light industrial for $30,000. Ask about terms. Sun Country Realty 623-4646 GOOD INVESTMENT; Call Sun Country Realty 623-4646 QUALITY COMMERCIAL location on South Main. 168 ft frontage. Realtor owned. Call Sun Country Realty 623-4646 or Lynn 626-7506 EXCELLENT COMMERCIAL LOCATION and affordable. Look at 708 East McGaffey for your business location. Owner financing at $27,000. Sun Country Realty 575-623-4646 or Lynn 575-626-7506

510. Resort-Out of Town

ADVERTISE YOUR VACATION PROPERTY, to more than 284,000 New Mexico newspaper readers. Your 25-word classified ad will appear in 32 newspapers around the state for only $100. Call this newspaper for more details or visit for more info.

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

FSBO 4BR, 2ba, dbl wide on 1 acre, Artesia area. 575-626-4708 IN SENIOR Park, 2bd/2ba plus add on, cover patio and carport, for additional information contact 505-366-1142

520. Lots for Sale PREMIUM 5 acre tracts, good covenants (no mobile homes), Pecan Lands West on Brown Rd between Country Club & Berrendo. Owner will finance with 10% down. 622-3479, 624-9607, 626-6790, 626-6791, 626-3848. Mobile Home Lots for sale: Lot size 50x134 $19,500. Owner financing w/ $4000 down. 50 lots to choose from. On Washington & Brasher. 420-1352. FSBO 40 acres N. Catron Co. 626-5807 financing avail. willing to subdivide 1. Star Filled Nights 2. Lots Starting at $20,000 3. Beautiful Sunsets 4. Antelope Roam Free 5. Private 5 Acre Lots 6. Some Mountain Views 7. Owner Financing No Qualifying

Roswell Daily Record 520. Lots for Sale LOT FOR sale on 411 W. Tilden. 575-840-7568.

1200 W. Stone, 2 blocks west from N. Union, $7500. Terms 575-416-1454 West Roswell, 5 acres, Capitan View, Covenants, No mobile homes. Lot #6 Avenida De Vista St. West of Mark Rd. $45,000. 626-2247


535. Apartments Furnished

1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-Th 8a-noon 624-1331 SPACIOUS, COMFORTABLE 2bd/1ba very nicely furnished, WiFi, Call 910-7076 or 910-0851. 1114 S. Kentucky

1BR COUNTRY executive apt. fully furnished & stocked, central ht/air, utilities, internet, sattelite TV & housekeeping, $1100/mo, $1100/dep. Avail. March 1st. 840-5274

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. FIRST MONTH FREE 3br/2ba, $753, 1000 sqft, all bills paid, cold central AC, newly remodeled, 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944. ALL BILLS PAID 1BR $544, 2BR $653, 3br/2ba $753/mo., ref air, newly remodeled. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944

540. Apartments Unfurnished

BETTER LIVING is within reach! 2br/1ba $592, 3br/2ba, $674, 5br/2ba $812, central H/C, fridge, stove, DW, GD, W/D hookups, 2 refreshing pools, Section 8 Vouchers accepted, 623-7711, Villas of Briar Ridge. 1&2Bd, 3 locations, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No Pets, M-Th 8a-noon 624-1331 SPACIOUS, COMFORTABLE, clean 2bd/1ba, extra storage, water, gas pd. $600. 1114 S. Kentucky 910-7076 or 910-0851 Very nice 2br/1.5ba, Apartment. North location, garage, $800/mo, $400/dep, 1 yr lease, no HUD or pets, 420-4535. Town Plaza Apartments NO HUD ACCEPTED ALL UTILITIES PAID Friendly 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. Good credit? Pay less rent! 575-623-2735. 2br/1ba, w/d hkup + carport. 2313 N. Grand Apt B, 910-0099 for info. PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. 2BR & 1br, 1 bath, stove & refrigerator. Call 840-4333 or 910-8170. EFF, 1 & 2br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348.

540. Apartments Unfurnished

{{{RENTED}}} 2br, $345/mo, $200/dep, gas/water paid, W. Mt. View Rd. EFF, 1,2 BR, downtown, clean, wtr pd. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD. 623-8377 2401 S. Sunset, Mountain View Apart., 2br/1ba, carport, laundry rm, I pay wtr, NO PETS/HUD.910-6161 306 W Mescalero Rd. 2br, wtr pd., appliances, garbage disposal, w/d hookup, No Pets/Hud & smoking. Adults. $625/mo, $600/dep. 575-317-2059.

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished

1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No Pets, call M-Th 8a-noon 624-1331 Furnished or not, spacious country 3br,NW area. Solar, FP, $2100, 420-7380. 1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

2&3Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No Pets, call M-Th 8a-noon 624-1331 AVAILABLE MARCH 1st.Townhouse at 3013 Alhambra, 3bd., 2bts., double garage. Frpl., fenced yard. Call Sherley Taylor, 575-42-1978 or 575-624-2219

2BR/1BA NEW carpet and paint, references, No HUD no pets, adults preferred. Call for appt. 575-626-5791 3/2/2, NE on La Fonda Dr, $1200/mo, wtr pd, w/d avail., $600/dep, No Pets, Avail. 3/15. 575-627-7349 lv msg

You Need To Be At Buena Vida! More Info Call Jim Moore Owner/Broker 575-623-1800 or 575-626-5352


Leprino Foods Company, the nation’s premier manufacturer of mozzarella cheese, is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Forklift Operator.

Successful candidates should possess a minimum of oneyear forklift experience and possess or have the ability to possess a Class “A” license. Experience operating a standup forklift preferred. Candidates must have the ability to work in freezers that are -20 Fahrenheit. Knowledge of computer inventory systems helpful. Must have strong communication skills and proven ability to work safely in a fast-paced environment. Potential candidates must possess a High School diploma or GED. Positions start at $14.87 with step increases at 6 months, 12 months and 18 months. Also, a night deferential of $.35 per hour is added for hours work between 6 PM and 6 AM.

Leprino Foods Company offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and life insurance; paid vacation; 401K matched retirement program and a Profit Sharing retirement program. If you possess the above qualifications please apply online at

Leprino Foods is an equal opportunity employer supporting a drug and tobacco free workplace M/F/D/V


OPENING DATE: JANUARY 29, 2014 CLOSING DATE: FEBRUARY 19, 2014 BASIC FUNCTION: Applies nursing principles directed toward conserving worker health and maintaining a safe and healthful environment in the occupational setting under limited supervision. Conducts a range of risk and health assessments and delivers a range of health and safety related training programs. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five years of Occupational Health experience is required.

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or related field from an approved nursing program, accompanied by current nursing license in each state of desired practice is required.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Skilled in decision-making, problem-solving, independent nursing judgment and communications. Ability to express ideas clearly, and with the ability to effectively communicate with others, both written and verbal communication, handles multiple priorities, strong interpersonal, administrative and organizational skills. Basic computer knowledge including word-processing and spreadsheets. Basic X-Ray knowledge may be required depending on assigned work location. Working knowledge of worker's compensation, case management, government regulations including HIPPA/OSHA/DOT/FMLA/ADA and attendance management. Ability to handle confidential information including Protected Health Information (PHI) and all compliance issues in relation to relevant HIPAA regulations. Registered Nurse; BLS (AHA), Specimen Collection (DOT), BAT, Audio (CAOHC), Spirometry (NIOSH), and Respiratory Protection/Fit Test. Ability to work with and through others at all levels of the organization to accomplish goals and objectives. Intermediate reading and writing skills, and with the ability to perform intermediate mathematical calculations. SUPERVISORY/MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: May act as lead person or technical expert on special projects. Full authority to shut down unsafe/unhealthy work activities.

WORK CONDITIONS: Office based with up to 30% travel by land and air required. Petroleum refinery, warehouse/plant environment, out-of-doors environment including but not limited to chemicals, pressure vessels, tanks, and rotating equipment. Subject to all temperatures, weather and varying road conditions. May be required to be on call 24/7.

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 and/or carrying up to 20lbs, 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, perceiving color differences, and with the ability to wear personal protective equipment (beards not permitted). Please view the full job description at

HollyFrontier Corporation is an EEO / Affirmative Action Employer



New Mexico’s most talented professionals. The Albuquerque Journal named Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico as one of its Top Workplaces for 2013 – and the first among large companies. Take this opportunity to join a world-class organization that has earned its share of recognition. We have the following opportunity available in either Roswell or Clovis:

RN – Sr. Supervisor Managed Care Programs Roswell Job Number: 437252 Clovis Job Number: 437253 Responsible for supervising, training and monitoring the daily operations of clinical staff in the evaluation and review of cases against established criteria and provides clinical services. Provides feedback for ongoing Departmental QI activities; works internally across departments and interfaces with physicians, account management, and the Full Service Units in process improvement and delivery of effective customer service; and serves as a liaison for internal and external customers regarding the Medical Management processes. Must be a Registered Nurse (RN), with current, unrestricted license to practice in state of operations. Four years experience in clinical nursing and utilization review required, including 1 year in a managed care environment. Must have knowledge of managed care program policies and procedures as well as managed care and insurance industry. Bachelor’s degree and supervisory experience preferred. Please apply online at:, referencing applicable Job Number. Previous applicants must reapply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Background investigations are required. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. A Division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

Yates Holdings LLP has an opening in Artesia, NM for a Non-Operated Revenue/Accounts Payable Analyst PRIMARY OBJECTIVES Responsible for revenue accounting for non-operated O&G properties; includes data entry through monthly revenue closing process. Accounts payable duties include all aspects of A/P processes ranging from data input to vendor payments. Also responsible for monthly partner distributions. JOB DESCRIPTION • Prepare deposits, record monthly revenues • Analyze monthly product price variances • Maintain & scan revenue files • Prepare journal entries & G/L reconciliations • Assist any accounting related special projects • Code, input, and process A/P checks • Vendor and purchaser relations • Maintain & scan vendor files • Process ACH and Wire transfers QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS • High School Diploma or GED required, full charge bookkeeping experience or college education a plus • Minimum of 2+ years of accounting/bookkeeping work experience, O&G experience a plus • Varied, fast-paced small office environment • Detail-oriented • Effective communication skills • Aptitude to learn company-specific accounting systems, Enertia software experience a plus • Occasional overtime required • Working knowledge of Excel and Word • Attendance is essential and duties must be performed on company premises Salary DOE, Competitive Benefits package including 401(k), Medical & Dental Insurance, Holidays, Vacation & more. Must pass pre-employment drug screening. An EOE. Send resume to: Yates Holdings LLP, Attention: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1394, Artesia, NM 88211-1394 by Friday, February 21, 2014


Roswell Daily Record 550. Houses for 555. Mobile RentHomes for Rent Unfurnished 3BR/2BA, GOOD condi3BR/2BA, NEWLY remodeled, $500/dep, $950/mo. 303-944-8670 INVITING STUDIO apt. 55+ community located at 2801 N. Kentucky Ave. included with rent, housekeeping, laundry facilities, cable and three meals daily. $850. Call 575-622-1656 1009 1/2 S. Lea, 2br/1ba, wtr pd,carport, $500 + $450/dep, No smoking No HUD. 317-1371 3br/2ba, 2 car gar, No HUD, $1000/mo, $500/dep, 412 Evergreen. 910-1300 {{{RENTED}}} 3BR/1BA, $500/MO, $500/dep.

tion, wtr softener, $650/mo, $650/dep. 575-420-1384

TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 MOVE IN MARCH 1st, $600/mo $300dep. 3br/1ba Large yard- S. Pine 505-350-7541 300 W. Wildy, 2/1/1, $650/mo; 1201 N. Union, 2/1, $550/mo, NO PETS. American Realty & Mgmt, 575-623-9711. 2 BD/1BA, laundry room, fenced, no bills paid. $625+$500dep. 809 W. Deming. 623-9281

Commode chair, oxygen concentrator, walker, elevated toilet seat, 622-7638.

580. Office or Business Places

FARM RANCH furniture, dressers, small kitchen table and chairs, microwave. 626-8466

1139 S. MAIN Over 2200 sqft, all new plumbing, electrical, ref. air, wired for individual offices. $1500/mo. 626-6765

Power wheelchair, hospital bed, oxygen cyl. grab bars, lift chair. 622-7638

FOR LEASE, space in Sunwest Centre Office Complex at 500 N. Main St. Various size spaces. Owner-paid utilities and janitorial. Suite customization available. High floor space available for larger tenants. Call Ed McClelland, Broker or come by Suite 606. Office 575-623-1652 or mobile 575-420-2546

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! FOR SALE large 5 piece sectional couch, includes high of bed, and two recliner in pieces. $500 in good cond. 622-6701

200 S. Union. Two suites, approximately 1200 sqft and 810 sqft. Great location. Will remodel to suit tenant. Call Jan at 625-2222.

{{{{ RENTED}}}} 609 S. Kentucky 4br/2ba, small pet okay w/pet deposit, No HUD, $600/mo, $300/dep. Call 317-1371 2br/1ba, $560/mo + bills, call or text after 5pm, 915-255-8335

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

OAK FOUR poster king size bed w/mattress & springs, matching dresser w/mirror. Solid wood dining table w/4 chairs. Hossier cabinet w/sugar & flour dispensers. Solid wood armoire can be used as entertainment center, beautiful, like new. Antique sewing machine in oak cabinet. Antique oak chest of drawers. Everything in excellent condition. 575-420-3557 or 420-0911.

PROFESSIONAL OFFICE, $600.00 monthly, Plus elec. three offices, new carpet, tile and paint. 104 E. Linda Vista Steve at 420-2100 FOR LEASE 3500 Sq. Ft. Excellent location, $1200 mo. $1200 dep. 1 yr lease required. 200 E. College, Call 317-5841 or 317-5796

25 FT flat bed trailer, two axle, $1800, 3 axle trailer $2,500. Ford tractor and blaid $2,200. 575-416-1454

585. Warehouse and Storage WAREHOUSE ONLY 9000 SF partial a/c & heat, security alarmed, 2 garage doors, 2 standard entry doors, $1000/mo. 2001 S. Main behind Family Furniture. 575-937-0889 or 575-257-0888

Quiet, private, small 2br suitable for couple/single. Safe area near Mt. View school. East Charleston Rd., $500/mo includes wtr, garbage, $400/dep. 575-527-0875 2BR/1BA, 1 yr lease, no pets, HUD accepted, $695/mo. 619-804-5713 2004 W. Juniper, 3br/2ba, 1 car gar. w/opener, utility room, large fenced yard, ref. air, $950/mo, $750/dep. 575-703-0298.

SONY 32” flat screen TV $, TV cable with glass shelf, DVD player/video to set recorder $175 for all OBO 420-8333 COUCH & 2 matching chairs $300; good TVs 32” $60, 27” $50, 20” $40; massage chair $100; stroller & car seat $40. 637-8559


605. Miscellaneous for Sale

BEST OFFER Broyhill Dining set, 6 chairs, table, sideboard, china cabinet. 650 Logan Mat Cutter, frames with glass, 2 end tables, chairs. 575-973-8934

NEED FURNITURE Shop Blair’s for the best prices on used furniture, beds, dressers, table & chairs, living room sets, patio sets, bookshelves, appliances, antiques, collectibles, home decor & housewares, saddles, tools, movies, plus lots more. Open daily 9-5, closes Wed. 627-2033


WOODWORKERSHobbyists, 60bf Birch, 4/4, STS, $200. 20 sqft packs 1/4”, 3/8” Poplar, 3/8” Cherry, $35-$50. 625-0175

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

POWER WHEELCHAIR, Invacare pronto M91. HD 400 lb. capacity. Seat 20”x 20” Like new, new batteries, Asking $2500. 624-2256 THE TREASURE Chest Sofas, chest of drawers, tables, chairs, Carnival & Depression glass, cups, saucers. Must come see. 1204 W Hobs 914-1855 Weds-Sat 10-5

DIRECTV - Over 140 channels only $29.99 a month. Call Now! Triple savings! $636.00 in Savings, Free upgrade to Genie & 2013 NFL Sunday ticket free!! Start saving today! 1-800-264-0340 DISH TV Retailer. Starting at $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) & High Speed Internet starting at $14.95/month (where available.) SAVE! Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL Now! 1-800-315-7043

QUESTIONS ABOUT JESUS CHRIST? Any Question on the Bible is Answered. Open Forum/Dynamic Bible Query. Call 513-476-0486 Now: OR LesFeldick.ORG

615. Coins, Gold, Silver, Buy, Sell, Trade 620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

ESTATE SETTLEMENT Never throw ANYTHING away before calling us! Our services include Auctions (our facility or yours), Tagged Estate Sales, Complete/Partial Buy-Outs & Real Estate Auctions, Firearms, Jewelry & Collectibles. Prompt removal of entire households and property cleanouts. Whether you need to sell a few items or an entire estate check with us and we will do our best to beat any offer you receive. Call today to find out how our experience can help you get more $$. Wild West Auctions, LLC 623-7355 or 840-8401


Air Center Electrician Airport Hourly Range: $13.1368-$18.0647 (Current Journeyman Electrician License Required) (DOQ)

City Attorney


Firefighter Recruit


Customer Service Clerk


Salary Range: $75,397.08 to $96,227.90/yr

Until Filled 3/14/14

Water- Customer Service Starting Rate: $10.1615/hr


Landfill Assistant


Starting Rate: $10.1615/hr


Transit Vehicle Operator (PT) (CDL License Required)

Pecos Trails

Starting Rate: $9.8513/hr

Until Filled

Public Works Director

Starting Rate: $10.1128/hr (With No EMT-B) $10.6184 (With EMT-B)


Salary Range: $59,075.58 to $75,397.08/yr

Wastewater Electrician Water- WWTP (Current Journeyman Electrician License Required) Water & Sewer Maintainer I (CDL License Required)

Water-Maint & Transmission

Rate: $13.1368-$18.0647/hr (DOQ)

Starting Rate: $10.8077/hr

2/21/14 3/5/14

Until Filled Until Filled

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application for each job for which they are applying. Failure to submit a complete application packet and all its requirements will invalidate your application. Application and job description(s) for the above position(s) are available on our website at The City of Roswell offers a competitive benefit package which includes medical, life, vision, dental, and retirement! Completed applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 5:00 p.m. of the closing date to be considered. All positions are subject to pre-employment post offer drug testing. The City of Roswell is an EOE/Drug Free Employer


620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous TOP DOLLAR Paid for furniture, collectibles, appliances, antiques, tools, saddles, plus anything else of value. We pay cash with same day removal of all items. Compete/partial households & personal estates welcome. 623-0136 or 910-6031

635. Good things to Eat

FROZEN GREEN Chile, dried red chile & chile powder, local pinto beans, peanuts & pecan, ristras, jams & jellies, fountain drinks, fresh eggs, Alfalfa Hay, Wheat, Sudan & Oat hay, small & large bales, we accept credit cards & EBT. GRAVES FARM 622-1889

665. Musical Merchandise

SUNBURST FENDER telecaster, like new $450. Call 420-1035

715. Hay and Feed Sale

Sorgum bales 4x8 $75, Oat bales 4x8 $100. Call Janet at 575-626-0159

745. Pets for Sale


Holly Energy Partners, L.P., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, tankage and terminal services to the petroleum industry, including HollyFrontier Corporation, which currently owns a 39% interest (including a 2% general partner interest), in the Partnership. The Partnership owns and operates petroleum product and crude pipelines, tankage, terminals and loading facilities located in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arizona, Washington, Kansas, Wyoming, Idaho and Utah. In addition, the Partnership owns a 75% interest in UNEV Pipeline, LLC, the owner of a Holly Energy operated refined products pipeline running from Salt Lake City, Utah to Las Vegas, Nevada, and related product terminals and a 25% interest in SLC Pipeline LLC, a 95-mile intrastate pipeline system serving refineries in the Salt Lake City, Utah area. Our mission is to be the premier U.S. pipeline and terminal company and we believe hiring and developing employees is crucial to achieving these goals. Please view the full job description on our website at Holly Energy Partners is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.

BASIC FUNCTION: Plans and performs tasks related to the cathodic protection/corrosion control program for company owned pipelines and tanks. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five years on-the-job experience required.

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Intermediate level reading and writing skills and the ability to perform intermediate mathematical calculations is required. Ability to plan, organize and carryout duties with minimal supervision. Proficient with MS7 operating systems. Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of co-workers and other external contacts. Ability to lead and train other company personnel. WORK CONDITIONS: Field based with up to 40% travel by land or air required. At times required to work in a refinery/industrial environment or outdoors; subject to varying weather conditions and temperatures. May be exposed to loud noises, vibrations, fumes, airborne particles, dust, dirt, mud, water, petroleum products, chemicals, pressure vessels, tanks, and/or extreme temperatures. On occasion may work near moving mechanical parts and/or rotating equipment, may be exposed to the risk of electrical shock. May have to work in close confined spaces or in high places up to 50 feet.

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, pushing or pulling up to 50lbs., climbing up to 50 ft, ability to 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.

745. Pets for Sale REGISTERED GERMAN Shepherd puppies. 575-910-1730

TOY CHIHUAHUAS for sale, 2 males, 4 fem. 627-2183 German Shepherd puppies, 4 mos. old, Sable in blood, shots. 575-416-0854 AKC GOLDEN Retriever puppies, 5F, 2M, ready for Valentine’s day. 443-616-7492 DACHSHUND DOPPLER puppies, 1M, 1F, $350. 575-308-6511 POODLE PUPPIES, toy & a tiny toy, shots, wormed, $150-$250. 575-623-1399 VALENTINE PUPPIES Toy Chihuahuas, 3F, 9 wks old, red & white, $200. 910-8311 TWO MALE Cocker Spaniel/poodle mix puppies, 10 months old. Shots are current, very sweet. $50 each 626-1131

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. BOAT & RV STORAGE, secure area, $25/mo. Call 623-4200. WANTED TO buy: 6’x12’ tandem enclosed cargo trailer w/side door & full ramp rear door in excellent shape. Call 622-1155 between 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri with info. Tired of commuting to Artesia or want a nice 5th wheel? 2005 Nu-Wa Hitchhiker II 5” wheel 30.5, RLBG w/goose neck. Built for all season use. Loaded. Set up on a lot in Cottonwood area or you can move. NADA average retail is $22,855. Will sell for $17,000. 575-840-8056

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale


775. Motorcycles & Scooters 2007 HARLEY Davidson Sportster 1200 custom, fuel injected, only 5k miles, forward controls, removable Harley windshield, $5500, excellent condition, 420-1352


790. Autos for Sale

2003 OLDSMOBILE Alero, excellent cond., 4 cyl., $1500 down w/approved credit, 1401 Old Dexter Hwy, 420-1352. 2001 FORD Explorer, automatic, low miles, $1000 down w/approved credit, 1401 Old Dexter Hwy, 420-1352.

‘96 BUICK Regal, runs great, $1950, owner financing w/$1000 dn, 420-1352 72 VW looks/runs good, serious buyers only. 623-2617 1999 DODGE Intrepid, low miles, excellent cond., $2000, owner financing w/$1000 down. 420-1352

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

2008 FORD F150, ext cab, heavy duty 4x4, tow package, only 88k miles, $13,850. 420-1352 Tell City Solid Maple china cabinet, great condition, $599 OBO/trade. 420-2191 2008 FORD Expedition Utility 4D XLT 2WD Clean & in good condition $13,500.00 2.9% financing avalaible. Call 622-4444. Ask for Teri or Lupe 2008 TOYOTA Tacoma, Pre-runner V6, SR5 TRO access cab, all options, 52k miles, NADA value $21K, first $17k takes it. 3303 Encanto Dr., 575-317-1373


U.S. & FOREIGN coins and currency, buy, sell or trade, gold and silver coins. 622-7239, 2513 W. 2nd


Sunday, February 16, 2014


796. SUVS

2011 JEEP Liberty 4x4 limited edition, 55k miles, loaded, excellent condition, white w/brown leather interior, below book $18,500. 575-626-9803 2009 DODGE Journey, excellent condition, mechanic certified, 4 cyl, great gas mileage, 575-317-2704.


BASIC FUNCTION: Conducts basic environmental assignments and duties for the Environmental Department under general supervision. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of one year process-related work experience is required.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Experience in oil refining processes and five year’s environmental compliance experience is preferred.

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering or related field is required.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Certification or the ability to obtain certification for DOT Hazmat Shipping, OSHA Hazmat, and Method 9 Opacity is required. Ability to understand and interpret environmental regulations. Understanding or capability to understand oil refining processes (process flow diagrams/mechanical flow sheets, chemical phase separations, and reactions). Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations advanced reading and writing skills, ability to effectively communicate with others, both written and verbal communication. WORK CONDITIONS: Office based with frequent refinery visits, and with up to 30% travel by land or air required. Required to work in petroleum refinery environment, warehouse/plant environment, and out of doors environment including but not limited to chemicals, pressures vessels, tanks. Required to work in all temperatures including outdoors. Subject to varying road and weather conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, reaching or grasping, 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, wearing personal protective equipment (beards not permitted). Please view the full job description at

HollyFrontier Corporation is an EEO / Affirmative Action Employer

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3117 N. Main 622-0021

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57 EASTSKY HOST: DAVID DUER, 637-5315 4 BR. 3 BA, 2 C GARAGE. Beautiful custom built home w/wood floors, granite counters, oversize garage and big back yard. #99575 $299,000


3204 W. BLAND

#100359 $259,900

4 BR, 3 BA, 2 C GARAGE

STARLA NUNEZ, 626-5403

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2506 N. WASHINGTON HOST: DAVID DUER, 637-5315 3 BR. 2 BA, 1 C GARAGE. Beautiful home on big lot property goes all the way to the alley. #100272 $179,000

Each Office Is Independently Owned And Operated

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2603 N. WASHINGTON #99548 $247,900

3 BR, 3 BA, 3 C GARAGE


STARLA NUNEZ, 626-5403


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1301 W. 21ST HOST: LUIS NAJERA, 5478-9984 4 BR., 2 BA., 2 C GARAGE. Energy efficient home. #100231 $190,000


107 TIERRA BERRENDA #100270 $164,900 4 BR, 3 BA, 2 C GARAGE ESTHER PURKEY, 626-0249

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2413 N. COLE


3 BR. 2 BA. Large home in good condition, in Goddard district. #100481 $65,900




2715 N. KENTUCKY #19 #100196 $123,700 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 C GARAGE CYLOMA DURHAMWAGGONER, 626-6548







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#100613 $218,000

4 BR, 2 BA, 2 C GARAGE




3009 FUTURA HOSTESS: BETTY MILES, 626-5050 3 BR. 2 BA, 1 C GARAGE. Price reduced located in northeast area. #100396 $97,500


1000 E. 19TH #100059 $100,000 3 BR, 1 BA, 2 C CARPORT LUIS NAJERA, 578-9984













408 W. 6TH

#100129 $165,000 4 BR, 2.5 BA

LUIS NAJERA, 578-9984

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3015 ENCANTO HOSTESS: THELMA GILLHAM, 420-0372 3 BR. 2 BA, 2 C GARAGE. Extra 2 car detached garage heated & cooled. #99789 $110,000


305 S. HEMLOCK #99715 $99,900 3 BR, 2 BA, 1 C GARAGE BETTY MILES, 626-5050

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804 MEADOW PLACE HOSTESS: ESTHER PURKEY, 626-0249 3 BR. 2 BA. Great starter home on cul-de-sac #99926 $82,500

Priced to Sell!

1001 W. 13TH #100658 $35,000 2 BR, 1 BA JOYCE BARGERS, 626-1821

3943 SOUTH SPRINGS ........ $552,000 28 LOST TRAI ......................... $279,900 609 CEDAR ............................. $135,000 210 S. MISSOURI ................... $132,900 1302 TAYLOR DR. .................. $132,000 1161 STATE HWY-ANIMAS ........ $129,900 816 TRAILING HEART ........... $125,000 408 SWINGING SPEAR .......... $125,000 503 W. HICKORY .................... $120,000 2427 N. TRES AMIGOS DR. .... $94,000 310 S LEA ................................. $92,500 209 W. FOREST ........................ $75,000 1907 W. ALAMEDA .................. $49,900


NOW HIRING January 21-February 21, 2014


Please view the full job description on our website at HollyFrontier is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.

HollyFrontier Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer that produces high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and other specialty products. HollyFrontier operates through its subsidiaries a 135,000 barrels per stream day ("bpsd") refinery located in El Dorado, Kansas, a 125,000 bpsd refinery in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a 100,000 bpsd refinery located in Artesia, New Mexico, a 52,000 bpsd refinery located in Cheyenne, Wyoming and a 31,000 bpsd refinery in Woods Cross, Utah. HollyFrontier markets its refined products principally in the Southwest U.S., the Rocky Mountains extending into the Pacific Northwest and in other neighboring Plains states. A subsidiary of HollyFrontier also currently owns a 39% interest (including a 2% general partner interest) in Holly Energy Partners, L.P. HollyFrontier Corporation’s mission is to be the premier U.S. petroleum refining, pipeline and terminal company and we believe hiring and developing employees is crucial to achieving these goals.

BASIC FUNCTION: Conducts mid-level to complex health and safety assignments and, depending on assignment, for the facility under general supervision. May direct or lead the work of others from time-to-time.

Application Packet Available online at www. Or Contact Human Resources at 575-637-6268

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three years of on the job experience with five years’ experience working in a refinery or related oil and gas industry field are required.

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required or the equivalent years of experience in lieu of the degree (four years in addition to the experience requirement) are required. REQUIRED SKILLS: Intermediate knowledge of occupational safety and industrial hygiene, and ability to apply this knowledge. Understanding of Safety Practices basics and application of Safety Policies, and Procedures for field activities. Specialized knowledge and ability to understand and interpret OSHA regulations as it applies to the Oil & Gas Industry. Advanced reading and writing skills and the ability to perform intermediate mathematical calculations. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel,Powerpoint and Outlook. Demonstrated ability to stand firm on doing the job safe if challenged, but act in a diplomatic manner. Ability to effectively communicate with others, both written and verbal communication.

WORK CONDITIONS: Office based, field based and, with travel up to 30% of the time by land or air is required. Petroleum refinery, and out-of-door environments, including, but not limited to chemicals, pressure vessels, tanks and rotating equipment, fumes or airborne particles and loud noises and vibrations. Required to work in all temperatures including outdoors and confined spaces. Subject to varying road and weather conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, talking or hearing, making visual inspection, making precise hand & finger movements, reaching and grasping, lifting and/or carrying 25lbs, pushing and/or pulling up to 15 lbs and climbing up to 50 ft, perceiving color differences, strenuous physical activity, ability to operate and drive all assigned company vehicles at company standard insurance rates, valid State driver’s license and proof of insurance and, the ability to wear personal protective equipment (bears not permitted).

The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult

ARIES (March 21-April 19)  Others will witness your fiery side. No matter how direct you are, you probably will have to repeat a conversation. Somehow the message might get distorted. You will note that others appear to be off in La-La Land at points in the day. Tonight: Enjoy a home-cooked dinner. T h i s Wee k: Yo u' l l m ak e an impact by pursuing your goals in an efficient manner. TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  You speak, and others respond. Communication flourishes. Detach more often, and imagine what the other parties seem to be holding back. Otherwise, you might have difficulty understanding and accepting what these people have to say. T o ni gh t: Ke ep s m i li n g . T h i s Week: Your creativity flourishes. GEMINI (May 21-June 20)  Take a day just for you. You might want to lounge, read the paper and/or make a special meal for yourself. Someone with an invitation could tempt you to give up your lazy day.


You still will be best off steering clear of others. Tonight: Not to be found. This Week: Stay on top of a domestic matter, but do not let it stop you. CANCER (June 21-July 22)  Make calls in the morning and catch up on everyone's n e w s. Wh e t he r y ou wa nt to i n c o rp o r at e y o u r d ay wi th a friend, family member or loved one is your choice. You will be happiest going out and about with a companion. Tonight: At a f a v or i t e p l a ce . Th is Week : Romance could be budding. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)  You could be out of sorts as you eye a new purchase. You might decide to postpone this expenditure, as it could require more research. T reat a loved one to a late brunch and swap n e w s. You c ou l d co nju r e u p quite an after noon together.

Tonight: Get errands done first. This Week: Tame your indulgent side. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  You will be full of energy. However, getting plans off the ground could take some effort. Use care with spending, as you have done more shopping than usual. A new friend might let you know that there might be m or e t h an a fr ie nds hi p t hat exists between you. Tonight: Keep it light. This Week: Success ends your week. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)    You are always so busy t h at n o o n e w ill t h i nk t wic e when you make up an excuse for not getting together with t h em . U se y o ur fr ee t i me t o catch up on sleep. Revitalize you r bod y a nd y ou r m in d . Tonight: Resist making plans. This Week: Not until Tuesday

Bear statuette. “It’s wonderful.” Liao told the jury he turned 40 on Friday and “this is the most wonderful birthday present you could have given me.” “Before I left Beijing to come here I said to my mom, I’m not coming back if I don’t win this prize,” he joked. “Thank you very much for not leaving me in the lurch.”

up the prize on his behalf. The ceremony presenters read out what they said was an acceptance message from Anderson, in which he said he had previously received a “palme de chocolat” in a gift bag at the Cannes Film Festival — but “this Silver Bear is the first both fullscale and genuinely metallic prize I have ever received from a film festival, so I feel particularly honored, moved and indeed thrilled to accept it.” Kosslick said he is flying to the U.S. next week and would bring Anderson the award.

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will you feel up to snuff. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)     News filters in from a distance. You might be ready to take off at the drop of a hat; be sure that a friend or partner wants that as well. You would be well-advised to hold back some and see where the other person is coming from. Tonight: You have reason to celebrate. T his Week : Use Mon d ay an d Thursday to the max. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  You could bring others together for a fun get-together. Wherever you go and whatever you do, you easily can be identified as someone who takes the lead. Your fiery personality will come through. Tonight: Could be late. This Week: You assume r esp on sib i lit y M o nd ay, b u t you'll question your motives Thursday. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  The thought of a trip could be fun, but hopefully it does not consume your day and force you to think of nothing else. A family member or dear friend wants you to join him or her. You can be sure you will have a great time. Tonight: And the party goes on. This Week: Read between the lines — slow

down and detach. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Someone makes an overture that you feel you can't say "no" to. Be honest with yourself. You lik ely will d eci de t o get together with this person on a one-on-one level. Friends need quality time like this. Tonight: Don't call it a night until you are good and ready. This Week: Wor k in g wit h ot h er s dr aws results. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)     You have a way about you that a loved one adores. It is clear that this person cannot get enough time with you. Allow the inner child within you to em erge an d b eco me p a rt of these interactions. Tonight: Say "yes" to a loved one. This Week: Listen to what is shared, and help someone come up with a solution. BORN TODAY Actor LeVar Burton (1957), histor i an Hen r y A d a m s ( 1 8 3 8 ), rec ord prod u c er S on ny B o no (1935)

Diao Yinan’s ‘Black Coal, Thin Ice’ wins in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — Director Diao Yinan’s “Black Coal, Thin Ice,” a detective thriller set in northern China, won the Berlin International Film Festival’s main Golden Bear prize on Saturday. The movie also picked up the best actor award, which went to Liao Fan. DREAMS COME TRUE “Black Coal, Thin Ice,” Diao’s third feature film, stars Liao as a former policeman turned detective investigating a mysterious series of killings in a gritty industrial region that started when he was an officer. He is drawn to a mysterious woman who appears to be connected to the victims. “It’s really hard to believe that this dream has come true — a dream that I’ve had for such a long time and that didn’t come true for such a long time,” Diao said as he accepted the Golden

ABSENT WES Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” a caper set in a fictional spa town in pre-World War II Europe with a strong ensemble cast including Ralph Fiennes, Bill Murray and Edward Norton, won the jury grand prize, which comes with a runner-up Silver Bear. Anderson presented the movie when it opened the festival Feb. 6, but couldn’t make it to Saturday’s award ceremony — so festival director Dieter Kosslick picked

LINKLATER’S LABOR American filmmaker Richard Linklater took the best director honor for “Boyhood.” Made over 12 years, it follows a boy — played by Ellar Coltrane — from first grade to college, watching him grow up as his divorced parents (Patricia Arquette and

Ethan Hawke) chart their course through parenthood and relationships. Linklater said he was accepting the award “on behalf of the over 400 people who worked on my movie all these years, cast and crew.” “It says best director, but I’ll think of it as best ensemble,” he said. JAPANESE MAESTRO Japan’s Haru Kuroki was named best actress for her part in “The Little House,” from veteran director Yoji Yamada, a film about a covert love af fair in Japan set against the backdrop of World War II. Kuroki said she wasn’t expecting the honor — “it’s only because director Yamada has made such a wonderful film that I’m able to stand up here this evening.” OTHER HONORS Diao’s winning entry was one

of three Chinese films in the 20movie competition this year. Another Chinese entry, director Lou Ye’s “Blind Massage” — an adaptation of a popular novel that’s set largely in a massage center run by the blind — won the festival’s outstanding artistic contribution prize for its cinematography. Ger man director Dietrich Brueggemann’s “Stations of the Cross,” a tragic tale of a teenage girl in an ultraconservative Catholic community striving for spiritual perfection, was honored for the best script. And the festival’s Alfred Bauer prize for innovation went to 91-year-old French director Alain Resnais’ “Life of Riley,” an adaptation of a play by British playwright Alan Ayckbourn. An eight-member jury under “Brokeback Mountain” producer James Schamus chose the winners.

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