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QUEEN OF DISCO DEAD AT 63

NEW YORK (AP) — Like the King of Pop or the Queen of Soul, Donna Summer was bestowed a title fitting of musical royalty — the Queen of Disco. Yet unlike Michael Jackson or Aretha Franklin, it was a designation she wasn’t comfortable embracing. “I grew up on rock ‘n’ roll,” Summer once said ... - PAGE A3

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kila Ka’aihue had a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning, and the Oakland A’s bounced back from a disputed call on squeeze play that cost them the lead to beat the Texas Rangers 5-4 Thursday. Ka’aihue’s single off Mike Adams (0-2) drove in Jonny Gomes, who had three hits. Josh Reddick’s 10th homer off Alexi Ogando made it 4all in the seventh. Ryan Cook (1-0) escaped a ninth-inning jam ... - PAGE B1

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Syndicated newspaper columnist Heloise meets her fans during a reception held at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Thursday.

Facebook IPO huge Romney decries idea of

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook found more than enough friends. The world’s definitive online social network said Thursday that it raised $16 billion for itself and its early investors in an initial public stock offering that values Facebook at $104 billion. That’s more than Amazon.com and other well-known companies such as Kraft, Walt Disney and McDonald’s. It’s a big windfall for a company that began eight years ago with no way to make money. Facebook priced its IPO at $38 per share on Thursday, at the top of expectations. Now, regular investors will have a

chance to buy stock in Facebook for the first time. The stock will begin trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market sometime Friday morning. The ticker symbol will be FB.

Facebook’s offering is the culmination of a year’s worth of Internet IPOs that began last May with LinkedIn Corp. Since then, a steady stream of startups focused on the social side of the Web has gone public, with varying degrees of success. It all led up to Facebook, the company that’s come to define social networking by getting 900 million people around the See IPO, Page A7

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney swiftly and firmly distanced himself Thursday from a group exploring plans to target President Barack Obama’s relationship with a controversial former pastor. But the revival of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright as a campaign issue momentarily placed race at the center of the presidential contest and showcased the independent groups playing a new See ADS, Page A7

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2011 Sci-Fi Film Fest earns Roswell TIARA NOAH VERNAU RECORD STAFF WRITER

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The Keep Roswell Beautiful Beautification Award was presented to the New Mexico Military Institute, Thursday. Posing for a photo with the NMMI grounds crew (background) are, from left: Renee Roach, Rita Kane-Doerhoefer, Joan Blodgett, Dave White and Kent Taylor.

Roswell was recognized for excellence in the New Mexico tourism industry Wednesday, capturing New Event of the Year at the 2012 Tourism Association of New Mexico TIARA Awards. The city received the award for the 2011 Roswell International Sci-Fi Film Festival: Aliens in Cinema, which was singled out for creative accomplishments, travel marketing and promotion. City of Roswell Marketing Director Renee Roach said the event was an overwhelming success, attracting film buffs from all over the world. “What I really think was the hook was that we did such a great job capitalizing on film tourism, which is a relatively new concept to a lot of destina-

DuBois seeks Senate District 33 seat

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JULIA BERGMAN RECORD STAFF WRITER Democrat Stephanie DuBois, a longtime small

business owner, says she is seeking election to the newly redistricted state Senate District 33 seat. The seat is currently represented by Sen. Rod Adair, RRoswell, who announced in April that he was withdrawing from the race. DuBois will face Sen. Bill Burt, RAlamogordo, in the general election. Indicating the area has been dominated by Republican representation throughout the years, Dubois said, “We need to have a choice ... I just felt somebody needed to run on the other side.” In the 2010 general elec-

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Heloise provided Roswell with plenty of hints Thursday, as hundreds of fans poured into the Civic Center to hear the internationally-acclaimed syndicated columnist and best-selling author speak on the importance of reading. Her speech, Literacy: Make it Fun, was the featured New Mexico Centennial event for the Roswell Public Library, and came near the 50th anniversary of the Daily Record’s first printing of the original Heloise column. Heloise took over the column when her mother, Heloise Bowles Cruse, passed away in 1977, and for about 35 years, she has been providing lifestyle tips on such topics as household management, business, travel and health and wellness. Her column Hints From Heloise runs seven days a week and is printed

tion, Dubois fell to Patrick Lyons for Public Regulation Commissioner, District 2. While she has run for several public offices, mainly yielding unsuccessful results, Dubois said, for her, it’s about the process. And she maintains, “I made sure a Democrat was running.” DuBois is against Gov. Susana Martinez’s push to ban social promotion, the practice of promoting thirdgraders who have not mastered academic material. For DuBois the initiative is ineffective unless “you give See DUBOIS, Page A7

tions,” Roach said. “And I think we’re learning more and more about what that can bring to the economy. “What also really played a big role is we filled up so many hotels during that period, so we really added to the Lodger’s Tax revenue.” Roach said that aside from recognition the city received as a tourism destination, the TIARA award will also help to promote the area as a prime location for filmmakers. “We can really showcase all of our attractions, and everything that Roswell has to offer, with hospitality, and hopefully get them to invest in Roswell, with their businesses or their films,” she said. “We know that when a film is produced here, they stay See TIARA, Page A7

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‘Ring of Fire’ eclipse to be visible from China to Texas LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sunrises and sunsets often dazzle, but they’ll have a special ring to them in a few days for people in the wester n United States and east-

ern Asia: The moon will slide across the sun, blocking everything but a blazing halo of light. It’s been almost two

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Evidence errors force Mladic trial delay

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Former Bosnian Serb military commander Gen. Ratko Mladic on the second day of his trial at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday.

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An apparent clerical error prompted judges to postpone the long-awaited war crimes trial of for mer Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic on Thursday, possibly for months. The delay cast a shadow over one of the court’s biggest cases — and over the reputation of the court itself, where most prominent trials have proceeded at a snail’s pace, frustrating many victims. It also highlighted problems faced by international tribunals in prosecuting sweeping indictments covering allegations of atrocities spanning years in countries far from the courts where defendants face justice. “It is fraught with delay because of the volume of documentation and scope of alleged crimes,” Richard Dicker, the director of Human Rights Watch’s international justice program, said in a telephone interview Thursday. “Add to that the need to translate and it really takes it to a whole new level of complexity that you don’t see in domestic trials.” Presiding judge Alphons Orie said he was delaying the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal case due to “significant disclosure errors” by prosecutors, who are obliged to share all evidence with Mladic’s

lawyers. Orie said judges will analyze the “scope and full impact” of the problem and aim to set a new starting date as soon as possible. The presentation of evidence was supposed to begin later this month. Prosecutors had already acknowledged the errors and did not object to the delay. Mladic’s attor ney has asked for six months to study the materials. Mladic is accused of commanding Bosnian Serb troops who waged a campaign of killings and persecution to drive Muslims and Croats out of territory they considered part of Serbia during Bosnia’s 199295 war. His troops rained shells and snipers’ bullets down on civilians in the 44month siege of the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo. They also executed thousands of Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica, the site of Europe’s worst massacre since World War II. The war itself left more than 100,000 dead. Mladic has refused to enter pleas to the charges but denies wrongdoing. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. Court spokeswoman Ner ma Jelacic told The Associated Press that much of the material the defense did not get was about witnesses prosecutors had

intended to call to testify before the court’s summer break. Prosecutors acknowledged the error “could impact on the fairness of the trial,” she said. The tribunal published a letter from prosecutors to Mladic’s lawyer that said the missing documents were not uploaded onto an electronic database accessible to defense lawyers. “We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience,” it read. Hatidza Mehmedovic, whose husband and two sons were slain by Serb forces during the Srebrenica massacre, said she hoped the delay would not be too long. “We are worried he won’t live to see justice,” Mehmedovic said in the tribunal’s lobby as she prepared to make the long trek back to Srebrenica. Her fears are not without reason. Mladic, now 70, suffered three strokes during his 15 years as a fugitive, his lawyer says. In another case that suffered repeated delays, former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic died of a heart attack in 2006 before judges could deliver a verdict in his trial, which dragged on for four years. Milosevic was accused of orchestrating deadly conflicts across the Balkans in the 1990s. The delays in Milosevic’s trial were largely caused by his ill health and his lengthy political grandstanding while acting as his own defense lawyer. Suspects like Milosevic and his Bosnian Serb counterpart Radovan Karadzic — whose trial is at its half-way stage after starting in October 2009 — “seek to use the criminal process as a platform to expound their views and rewrite history in a way that is favorable to them,” said Dicker. The Yugoslav court is not the only war crimes tribunal to suffer. Cases at the Inter national Criminal Court and the trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor also have been hit by lengthy delays.

Woman finds unknown man in auto

•Police were called to the 1000 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue, Wednesday, to take a report of a vehicle burglary. The victim said she went into Albertsons, 1110 S. Main St., and when she returned to her vehicle, she found an unknown male inside her vehicle. The subject threw a screwdriver at her. He fled the scene on a bicycle. He was described as white, mid-20s, wearing a white T -shirt and white cap. Papers from the glove box were strewn all over the

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vehicle, but nothing was reported stolen. •Police were dispatched to the 200 block of North Kansas Avenue, Wednesday, after a subject or subjects gained entry into a residence through a bedroom window. The victim reported missing a Samsung 51-inch plasma television, a Samsung 48-inch flat-screen television, an iPad, a Phillips stereo, a PS Vita game, five Xbox games, a Gateway laptop computer and cash. Losses were estimated at $4,550.

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2 Mexico generals under house arrest

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in more than 500 newspapers in the United States and internationally. Heloise began her speech by sharing the many challenges she faced in reading when she was a child. “I was born cross-eyed. Severely cross-eyed,” she said. “So cross-eyed that my right eye went in, and I would literally crawl, as a baby, into a chair or a wall. ... “It physically hurt for me to read. So I didn’t like reading. It strained me, I’d get a headache every 20 or 30 minutes. Reading in front of the class was horrible. ... So I didn’t really start enjoying reading until I was at college. But then I started reading, and I found it enjoyable and exciting and amazing.” Heloise, a longtime advocate for literacy, said that years ago she read how correctional institutions use elementary reading levels and skills to determine how many

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the Beltran Leyva group, which has been battling the Sinaloa drug cartel since 2008, when they ended an alliance. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he is not allowed to discuss the case. President Felipe Calderon named Angeles Dauahare as assistant defense secretary in 2006. He left the post in 2008, when he retired. He is the highest ranking military official to be linked to drug traffickers during the current administration. Dawe Gonzalez is currently assigned to a military base in the western state of Colima. Dauahare’s Angeles lawyer, Alejandro Ortega, told The Associated Press Thursday he hasn’t been given access to court files and allowed to talk to him. prison beds a facility will need in 16 to 18 years. She said lear ning this fact truly frightened her, and emphasized the importance of getting children to start reading at an early age. “What I’d like to say is: If you make reading fun, then your kids can have fun reading. I don’t care if it’s the back of a cereal box or one page in the comics. ... If you start them young, they will take care of themselves when they are older.” Heloise met with several of her fans prior to her speech at a reception outside the Roswell Museum and Art Center, where she offered a few extra hints for parents on reading. “When kids are a certain age, set the correct boundaries and hold to them,” she said. “And there are certain times you have to bargain — you can say, ‘Okay, you can have an hour of video games, but we’re going to go do 20 minutes of math. ... Stand your ground. They might yell at you, say I hate you, but later on, when they’re 20 or 30, they’ll say thanks.”

He said the general told his wife he is being accused of taking money from associates of Edgar Valdez Villareal, who was the top hit man for Arturo Beltran Leyva, who was killed in 2009. Valdez Villareal was arrested in 2010. Ortega said the general supports himself with army pension and owns a house and an apartment. He said the general’s wife also owns a house she inherited. A few senior military officers have been arrested for alleged links to drug traffickers during Mexico’s long struggle to control the cartels. More than 47,000 people have been killed in drug violence since Calderon deployed thousands of soldiers to drug hotspots, according to government figures.

Heloise closed her speech at the Civic Center by relating how her mother would always take the time to thank volunteers, and stressed the importance of helping out in the community. “If the volunteers of this country stood down for one day, one day — this country would come to a halt. ... “Most volunteers, particularly in small communities, they do it because it’s the right thing to do. They don’t do it to get in the newspaper, they don’t do it for recognition, they don’t do it to have a luncheon. They do it because it’s the right thing to do. (My mother) truly believed in that, and I do, too. So I want you to know I’m here for you.” Following her presentation, Heloise autographed her latest book Handy Household Hints from Heloise for her many fans. The event was sponsored by Friends of the Roswell Public Library, Roswell Daily Record, Xcel Energy and Chaves County Veterinary Medical Association. nvernau@rdrnews.com

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Queen of Disco Donna Summer dies at 63

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NEW YORK (AP) — Like the King of Pop or the Queen of Soul, Donna Summer was bestowed a title fitting of musical royalty — the Queen of Disco. Yet unlike Michael Jackson or Aretha Franklin, it was a designation she wasn’t comfortable embracing. “I grew up on rock ‘n’ roll,” Summer once said when explaining her reluctance to claim the title. Indeed, as disco boomed then crashed in a single decade in the 1970s, Summer, the beautiful voice and face of the genre with pulsating hits like “I Feel Love,” “Love to Love You Baby” and “Last Dance,” would continue to make hits incorporating the rock roots she so loved. One of her biggest hits, “She Works Hard for the Money,” came in the early 1980s and relied on a smoldering guitar solo as well as Summer’s booming voice. Yet it was with her disco anthems that she would have the most impact in music, and it’s how she was remembered Thursday as news spread of her death from cancer at age

63. It had been decades since that brief, flashy moment when Summer was every inch the Disco Queen. Her glittery gowns and long eyelashes. Her luxurious hair and glossy, open lips. Her sultry vocals, her bedroom moans and sighs. She was as much a part of the culture as disco balls, polyester, platform shoes and the music’s pulsing, pounding rhythms. Summer’s music gave voice to not only a musical revolution, but a cultural one — a time when sex, race, fashion and drugs were being explored and exploited with freedom like never before in the United States. Her rise was inseparable from disco’s itself, even though she remained popular for years after the genre she helped invent had died. She won a Grammy for best rock vocal performance for “Hot Stuff,” a fiery guitar-based song that represented her shift from disco to more rock-based sounds, and created another kind of anthem with “She Works Hard for the Money,” this

time for women’s rights. Summer may not have liked the title and later became a bor n-again Christian, but many remembered her best for her early years, starting with the sinful “Love to Love You Baby.” Released in 1975, a breakthrough hit for Summer and for disco, it was a legend of studio ecstasy and the genre’s ultimate sexual anthem. Summer came up with the idea of the song and first recorded it as a demo in 1975, on the condition that another singer perform it commercially. But Casablanca Records president Neil Bogart liked the track so much that he suggested to producer Giorgio Morodor they re-record it, and make it longer — what would come to be known as a “disco disc.” Summer, real name LaDonna Adrian Gaines, was bor n in 1948 in Boston. She was raised on gospel music and became the soloist in her church choir by age 10. Before disco, she had already reinvented herself several times. She sang Motown songs with local

groups in Boston as a teenager, then dropped out of school in the late 1960s and switched to pyschedelic rock after hearing Janis Joplin. An attempt to get a part in the musical “Hair” led her to get the principal role in Munich. She stayed in Germany for five years, worked in other productions and modeled. Meanwhile, she was performing in operas, singing backup for Three Dog Night and other groups and releasing songs of her own. A marriage to Helmuth Sommer didn’t last, but the singer did hold on to her ex-husband’s last name, changing it to “Summer.” By 1974, she had met producers Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte and released her first album, “Lady of the Night,” to success in Europe. Then came “Love to Love You Baby,” her memorable U.S. debut. Through the rest of the disco era she burned up the charts: She was the only artist to have three consecutive doubleLPs hit No. 1, “Live and More,” “Bad Girls” and “On the Radio.” She was

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also the first female artist with four No. 1 singles in a 13-month period, according to the Rock Hall of Fame, where she was a nominee this year but was passed over. Musically, she began to change in 1979 with “Hot Stuff,” which had a tough, rock ‘n’ roll beat. Her diverse sound helped her earn Grammy Awards in the dance, rock, R&B and inspirational categories.

“I like the Moody Blues, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones as well as Aretha Franklin, Dionne Warwick, the Supremes and Temptations,” she said. “I didn’t know many white kids who didn’t know the Supremes; I don’t know many black kids who don’t know the Moody Blues.” Summer released her last album, “Crayons,” in 2008. It was her first full studio album in 17 years.

80 homes evacuated near blaze in northern Colorado

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities ordered mandatory evacuations Thursday of dozens of homes close to a wildfire blazing near a scenic canyon in northern Colorado, even going door to door to warn residents of impending danger. Residents of 80 homes in the area a short drive from Fort Collins had been instructed previously to be ready to leave on short notice, said U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Kristy Wumkes. The fire has grown from 1.5 square miles to 8 square miles since Wednesday as erratic wind gusts kicked up by dry thunderstorms swept through the region at up to 50 mph. About 400 firefighters are working to contain the blaze.

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Their efforts are being supported by a heavy air tanker and helicopters that together are capable of dropping thousands of gallons of fire retardant and water on the flames. Officials think human activity started the blaze, which was first reported Monday, but are still investigating. The growing northern Colorado fire was one of several burning in the West on Thursday. A fire in northern Arizona grew to more than 10 square miles and led to the evacuation of a historic mining town. Forest Service spokeswoman Michelle Fidler said gusts of up to 40 mph are expected in the Prescott National Forest, near the mountain community of Crown King, about 85 miles north of

Final Maria Guadalupe Castro vs Erick Castro-Tenorio Municipal Court May 14 Judge Larry Loy Arraignments Possession of drug paraphernalia — Ashley Ortega, of 17131⁄2 N. Michigan; fined $229. Possession of drug paraphernalia — Oshawn Washington, of 1901 S. Sunset Apt. 1206; fined $129. Failure to appear for arraignment, disorderly conduct — Julliana Villa Guana, of 5 Briarwood Place No. 121; fined $358. Possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to appear for arraignment — Jesus Caballero, of 513 S. Hemlock; fined $458. Failure to appear on a hold, unlawful use of license — Sonya Fresquez, 1407 E. Hendricks; fined $558 and 4 days jail, 4

Phoenix. Most of its 350 residents had already evacuated. Fidler said that as wind pushed the fire north, crews focused on slowing the blaze from the west, where communication towers are threatened. The fire prompted an evacuation order Sunday and has destroyed three homes and a trailer. The blaze started at a home, but investigators are still working to determine the cause. Other fires dotted the state but did not threaten any structures, authorities said. Meanwhile, separate blazes in northern and southern New Mexico have cast a haze of smoke over the state but have not caused property damage or prompted evacuations, authorities say.

days jail suspended in lieu of 4 days community service. Shoplifting third offense — Edward Flores, of 1201 E. Beech; fined $329 and 5 days jail, 5 days jail suspended in lieu of 5 days community service. Disorderly conduct — Arthur Mariscal, 630 E. Orange; fined $129 or 2 days jail. Shoplifting — Dylan Degarmo, of 2008 N. Mississippi; fined $329 and 5 days jail. May 15 Disorderly house — Susan Ostrander, of 1621 N. Missouri; fined $129. Trespass generally and disorderly conduct — Matthew Palmer, 2100 W. Second; fined $208. Possession of drug paraphernalia — Kurt Longanecker, of 105 S. Ohio No. 2; fined $129. Concealing identity —

The Colorado fire 20 miles northwest of Fort Collins is scorching a drought-stricken area of steep, rocky terrain dotted by dry ponderosa pine trees, grass and shrubs. The region north of the Cache La Poudre River is popular with hikers and rock climbers. A thick smoky cloud over Fort Collins is prompting health officials to warn that children and people with lung or heart problems should stay indoors. The haze extended 65 miles south to Denver prompting concerns that it would affect planes at Denver International Airport, but officials there said operations had not been affected. A human-caused fire near Fort Collins in April 2011 scorched 5 square miles, destroyed 13

Michael M. Armstrong-Liefer, of 1717 N. Kansas; fined $129; $100 suspended in lieu of 2 days community service. Disorderly house — Susan Ostrander, 1621 N. Missouri; fined $129. Possession of drug paraphernalia — Joseph Archuleta, of 2112 N. Mesa; fined $129. Unlawful use of license — Sergio Rivera, of 309 E. Eighth; fined $129. Shoplifting under $250 and failure to appear for arraignment — Catherine Contreras, of 421 E. Jefferson; fined $258. Failure to comply with community service — Ashley Allen, of 1904 White Mill Road; fined $61 and 14 consecutive days in jail. Driving on streets laned for traffic — Alfred Valenzuela, of 702 W. Brazos; fined $29 deferred for 90 days not to

receive any moving citations. Failure to appear for arraignment and obstructing an officer — Adan Horton, of 1008 W. 14th; fined $458. Immediate notice of accident and following too closely — Timothy Fresquez, of 1605 S. Missouri; fined $29 and deferred for 90 days to 8/15/12; defendant shall comply with all state and local traffic laws and defendant shall make $50 donation to crime stoppers. Accidents May 1 10:06 a.m. — Country Club and Gaye Drive; drivers — Denayne Villa, 27, of Roswell, and unknown driver. May 15 5:18 p.m. — 19th and Main; drivers — Johnathon Czechorski, 28, and Ernest Stanley, 78, both of Roswell. 5:50 p.m. — Second and

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homes and temporarily displaced residents from 335 homes. Though the evacuation is mandatory, of ficials are not authorized to forcibly remove anyone from their homes. Area resident John Hasler said he’s not leaving. “We’re not going to have a fire come down and burn our house,” Hasler said, adding that his home is surrounded by a lawn of closely cropped grass. “If does, it’ll burn grass and it wouldn’t be big flames. I’m really confident that I can handle it with my garden hose.” Hasler said “it’s a totally different situation” from the late March wildfire that killed three people south of Denver. This blaze is the first wildfire to prompt evacuations in the state since those deaths.

Sycamore; drivers — Sonya McKnight, 43, of Roswell, and Gordan M. Laursen, 57, of Peralta. May 16 Unknown time — Ohio and Hendricks; vehicle owned by Josefa Saenz, of Odessa, and unknown driver. 12:46 a.m. — East alley, Michigan and Tilden; drivers unknown. 12:30 p.m. — Atkinson and Second; drivers — Jose Cardenas, 75, and Mark Williams, 50, both of Roswell. 1:33 p.m. — Main and Brasher; drivers — Adela V. Silva, 58, of Roswell, and unknown driver. 5:22 p.m. — North Main; drivers — Andrew Luikens, 30, and Matthew Arriaga, 26, both of Roswell. 6:46 p.m. — North Main; driver — Karen Norris, 67, of Roswell.

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Please accept the following as a small token of appreciation from your semi-faithful correspondent, who knows how busy life can get, what with graduations, Memorial Day and everything. We read all the campaign press releases and candidate statements so that you won’t have to. I will happily put the bumper sticker on my car of any presidential candidate who says, with a modicum of humility: “This is probably the second or third most important election of this century.” I just stop listening after any politician tells voters (because his name is on the ballot) that “this is the most important election of your lifetime.” President Obama’s campaign staff is having trouble coming up with a slogan for 2012. They have tried, and apparently rejected,

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“Winning the Future” and “An America Built to Last,” and are now trying simply “Forward.” A good slogan can in fact define a campaign. In 1884, Gen. Edward S. Bragg seconded Grover Cleveland’s nomination and championed Cleveland’s candidacy with the simple statement, “We love him most for the enemies he has made!” Hugh Carey, though outspent, won the New York governorship in 1974 against a deep-pocketed but inexperienced opponent with the catchphrase, “This year, before they tell you what they’re going to do, make them show you what they’ve done.” In 1952, with Americans fighting in a stalemated Asian land war, Gen. Dwight Eisenhower’s pledge, “I’ll go to Korea,” carried the day. Richard Nixon’s political comeback was secured in 1968 at least in part because of his campaign

slogan, “This time, vote like your whole world depended upon it.” I will be surprised if this October President Obama’s crowds of supporters or TV commercials will be chanting “Forward.” It would have been a really tough job to be either a campaign strategist or a speechwriter for President George Washington. Why, you ask? Because Gen. Washington is the only presidential candidate in history to run an entire campaign without blaming every problem — from the latest outbreak of ringworm to an epidemic of double-parking — on the administration of his predecessor. I refuse to consider voting for any congressional candidate who either wears tasseled loafers or campaigns by endlessly telling everyone who will listen just how much he loathes Washington, D.C., Capitol Hill and a majority of the congressional colleagues with whom he would serve.

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My reasoning is simple: I wouldn’t hire someone to baby-sit — even if she or he had a graduate degree in juvenile psychology and was Phi Beta Kappa, cleanliving, disciplined and well-mannered — if that baby-sitting applicant candidly confided how much she or he personally disliked children. How good a member of Congress could anyone be who blindly hates Congress and everybody in it? Answer: not very. Our two major parties are captives of historical caricatures or stereotypes. Because Democrats were the party of immigrants, the lower class and those at the social margins, that party took pride in nominating presidential candidates who had graduated from Ivy League schools, knew which salad fork to use and who could speak in complete sentences. Examples include Franklin Roosevelt, Adlai Stevenson, John Kennedy, Bill

Clinton and Barack Obama. Republicans were seen as the party of the well-to-do, the socially acceptable and the native-born. To overcome that perception, the GOP preferred nominees who were not to the manor born but who came from humble origins. Abraham Lincoln, Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and Bob Dole rebutted the image of Republicans as the well-born and privileged. Which brings us to the case of Mitt Romney, who was not born in a log cabin and whose mother did not work the late shift to keep him in shoes. With his tin ear (“I’m unemployed, too”; My wife “Ann drove a couple of Cadillacs”), he risks reinforcing the negative stereotype of Republicans as the party of the out-of-touch rich. The challenge will be for Mitt to demonstrate an authentic connection with ordinary Americans. COPYRIGHT 2012 MARK SHIELDS

National Opinion Congressional spending cuts

Anyone who wonders why the national approval rating for Congress hovers around 10 percent should consider the latest gambit by House Republicans. They are now trying to avoid the automatic budget cuts triggered by collapse of negotiations when the debt ceiling was raised last year. More specifically, they want to keep the automatic cuts opposed by Democrats and cancel theirs. That’s ridiculous. Last July’s deal was designed to motivate both parties by triggering automatic budget cuts in January — half from defense, half from social programs. Yet now House Republicans want to reduce more spending on the social side and roll back some financial reforms instead. That plan will go nowhere in the Democratic-controlled Senate. If Republicans or Democrats want to avoid “painful” budget cuts in January, they should put forth a realistic plan now. If they don’t, those spending cuts are better than nothing, and they should proceed. Guest Editorial Beaumont (Texas) Enterprise

New underwear bomb

This success isn’t a secret It’s a truism in the spy world. Failures become public; successes remain secret. Which makes this an unusual opportunity to salute the Central Intelligence Agency for the dramatic success in thwarting an alQaida plot to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner. The would-be bomber reportedly was an agent for Saudi Arabian intelligence who had infiltrated the terrorist group in Yemen. The informant volunteered for the suicide mission, then handed over the non-metallic underwear bomb that was designed to foil airport security measures. The double-agent also was able to deliver inside information about the terror operation to intelligence officials. That is believed to have helped the CIA direct a drone strike that killed the external operations director of Yemen’s al-Qaida branch. He also was a suspect in the bombing of the USS Cole that killed 17 American sailors in 2000. The work done by the CIA and its Saudi intelligence partner was impressive. The Yemen-based group is considered al-Qaida’s most active terror operation right now. But the news also serves as a reminder that it’s a dangerous world out there. Despite the many setbacks it has suffered, including the death of Osama bin Laden, alQaida remains a determined adversary. Its top bomb-maker is still at large and believed to be teaching others his despicable craft. And while the sometimes intrusive security at U.S. airports has worked, there are serious concerns about security gaps for U.S.-bound flights from overseas. Continued U.S. diligence, smart undercover work and developing solid international partnerships all are needed in the ongoing counterterrorism fight. Even if we never hear about their successes. Guest Editorial Omaha (Neb.) World-Herald

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m still recovering from a neck injury, but I’m scheduled to begin rehabilitation exercises with a physical therapist next week. How can I start rehab when I’m in so much pain? DEAR READER: Your question reminds me of the time I recommended rehabilitation exercises to a patient with knee pain. The patient responded: “So you’re prescribing a little pain to get rid of my pain? Don’t get mad at me, Doc, but I don’t feel so good that I can afford to feel bad.” After a little explanation and persuasion, the patient agreed to the exercise program. Ultimately, he was glad he had done so. Although it may be hard to believe, without active exercises it is hard to relieve pain, restore

Feds’ intrusions into farms and families

With Mother’s Day right at our back, I want to address one of the most extreme overreaches by the federal government into American homes that I’ve seen in a long time. Then I want to call on my own 91-year-old mother, who was raised in rural Oklahoma and worked in cotton fields with her family during the Great Depression, to help set straight the rural farm and child labor record. After a national decry by American farmers (and all of us who support them), the Obama administration has just shelved its plan to severely restrict kids younger than

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function and reduce the risk of reinjury in your neck. If you’re still in too much pain to perform rehab exercises, your physical therapist can do some “passive pain-relieving interventions” to ease your pain and get you ready for active rehab. These techniques are not a substitute for necessary exercises. Instead, they

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16 from working on family farms. But mark my words. As the feds often do, they merely are regrouping to march again on those great American homesteads. Part of the very words of the U.S. Department of Labor’s “withdrawal” statement: “The Department of Labor is

make it easier for you to do them. — THERAPEUTIC UL TRASOUND. Also called ultrasound diathermy, this treatment converts sound waves into heat that penetrates into deep tissues. The ultrasound is delivered through a wand rubbed gently over the affected area. — TRANSCUTANEOUS ELECTRICAL NERVE STIMULATION (TENS). In this therapy, small adhesive electrodes are placed on your skin at or near the sites of your pain. The electrodes transmit a very low electrical current to underlying tissues. This current “distracts” your brain from paying attention to the pain messages coming from that part of your body. TENS does not have a direct impact on the underlying cause of

announcing today the withdrawal of the proposed rule dealing with children under the age of 16 who work in agricultural vocations. ... To be clear, this regulation will not be pursued for the duration of the Obama administration.” “Will not be pursued for the duration of the Obama administration”? So, until Jan. 20, 2013, right? Kudos to the bipartisan group of 98 members of Congress who sent a letter to Labor Secretary Hilda Solis protesting this rule, which would have severely limited

pain. But by relieving your symptoms, it may help you participate in your rehab program. LOW-LEVEL LASER THERAPY (LLLT). Also called phototherapy or biostimulation, it is a noninvasive therapy in which a single wavelength of light delivers energy to the site of treatment. No one is quite certain how it works. It’s possible that wavelengths of light, delivered at certain intensities, reduce inflammation and speed up tissue repair. TRACTION. To apply traction, a physical therapist uses hands, weights or special equipment to create a sustained pull on the neck. Traction may be used to reduce spasms or to relieve pinched nerves. Although traction See DR. K, Page A5

teenagers and younger children from learning the family trade, not to mention undermined the very business fabric of rural America. It might sound legislatively crazy if it weren’t coming from one of the most overextended federal governments in the history of the U.S. According to The Raleigh Telegram, “the rule would have prevented children younger than 16 from doing ‘agricultural work with animals and in pesticide handling, timber operations, manure pits and storage bins’

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May 18, 1987 • Air man Jef fery C. Gatlin, son of Harold D. Gatlin of Roswell, and Mary F. Gatlin of Spearman, has completed basic training at Lackland Air Force Base. During the six weeks of training, Gatlin studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs and received special training in human relations. His wife, Becca, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Fritz of San Antonio. He is a 1986 graduate of Texas Tech University of Lubbock.


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Dear Editor: As your Chaves County clerk, I have received a number of questions over the past couple of weeks and would like to clarify some points: I am not running for re-election, and I am not a candidate for Chaves County clerk. I do strongly support Stephanie De Los Santos Amaro for county clerk. Stephanie is running as the Republican candidate for Chaves County clerk to succeed me. She is currently the Bureau of Elections chief. In my opinion, she is the very best Bureau of Elections chief I have worked with in my 33 years in the County Clerk’s Office and there have been many great people holding this position. Stephanie is a lifelong Republican, who is dedicated to her job. Stephanie is intensely loyal to the Constitution, the laws of the state of New Mexico, the people of Chaves County and her fellow workers. Her word is her bond and you can depend on her not only to get the job done, but to do so with absolute integrity. Her opponent only recently changed his registration to Republican some 4 1/2 months ago. He has been registered with the Democrat Party, then briefly as a Republican, and most recently as “Decline to State.” So just a few months ago, as he anticipates his retirement

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Today is Friday, May 18, the 139th day of 2012. There are 227 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight On May 18, 1926, evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson vanished while visiting a beach in Venice, Calif. (McPherson reappeared more than a month later, saying she’d escaped after being kidnapped and held for ransom, an account that was greeted with skepticism in some quarters.) On this date In 1012, Theophylact, son of Gregory, Count of Tusculum, became Pope Benedict VIII, succeeding Pope Sergius IV.

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In 1642, the Canadian city of Montreal was founded by French colonists. In 1765, about one-fourth of Montreal was destroyed by a fire. In 1896, the Supreme Court, in Plessy v. Ferguson, endorsed “separate but equal” racial segregation, a concept renounced 58 years later in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. In 1910, Halley’s Comet passed by Earth, brushing it with its tail. In 1912, singer Perry Como was born in Canonsburg, Pa.; movie writer director Richard Brooks (“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”; “Elmer Gantry”; “In Cold Blood”) was born in Philadelphia. In 1933, President

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while also forbidding them from using ‘power-driven equipment’ and working in the ‘cultivation, harvesting and curing of tobacco.’” Can you imagine? What’s next? The feds’ crackdown making it illegal for kids to wash dishes, because a knife might cut them? No grinding up food, because the garbage disposer might malfunction and start suddenly while their hand is in it? No more cooking or ironing, because their hands might get bur ned? No more housecleaning, because the Environmental Protection Agency has designated the mixture of certain cleaning chemicals as hazardous to touch or breathe in? Let’s get real, folks! How far do the feds have to mingle in our manure before we say enough is enough? How far do we have to slide down the slippery slope of socialism before the descent becomes irreversible, before we say, “Welcome to Greece”? As my mom, Wilma Norris Knight, told me on Mother’s Day, “the federal government should keep their noses out of our business! Raising kids is the responsibility of parents, not the government. My papa and mama would have marched from Oklahoma all the way to Washington, D.C., if they tried to tell us what to do on our farm.” This past Mother’s Day weekend, many of you probably saw my mom being interviewed by Mike Huckabee, our friend the for mer gover nor of Arkansas, on his Fox News Channel show, “Huckabee.” During the interview about her new autobiography, “Acts of Kindness: My Story” (available only at http://www.ChuckNorris.com), she said it best: Kids need lots of love from their own parents and the influence of their church teachers. Our children are on loan to us from God, and he nowhere alludes to the nurturing influence of a

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from city government, he re-registered, this time as a Republican, apparently for the purpose of becoming eligible to run in the Republican primary against Stephanie. Stephanie supervises elections in Chaves County and serves as a deputy county clerk. This is her career. This is her experience and Stephanie has had substantial training. She has been recognized by the secretary of state for her outstanding work. She has served and continues to serve the citizens of Chaves County with distinction. She is not retiring from another government position, and she will not be double-dipping on the public payroll in any way. Stephanie is not only a dedicated employee and hard worker, she is also active in her church and our community. She and her husband have been married 16 years and have two wonderful children. It is an honor to serve the people of Chaves County for these many years as your county clerk, and I care very much about the future professionalism of the clerk’s office. I urge everyone to support Stephanie De Los Santos Amaro for Chaves County clerk in the Republican Primary June 5. She is not only a superb candidate, but a great person as well. Sincerely, Rhoda Goodloe Coakley Roswell

has been used for many years, its value is still unclear. We have more information on neck pain in our Special Health Report, “Neck and Shoulder Pain.” Learn more about it at AskDoctorK.com, or call 877-6499457 toll-free to order it. If your neck pain is caused by strained muscles in the neck, here’s a

Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure creating the Tennessee Valley Authority. In 1953, Jacqueline Cochran became the first woman to break the sound barrier as she piloted a Canadair F-86 Sabre jet over Rogers Dry Lake, Calif. In 1969, astronauts Eugene A. Cernan, Thomas P. Stafford and John W. Young blasted off aboard Apollo 10 on a mission to orbit the moon. In 1980, the Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington state exploded, leaving 57 people dead or missing. In 1982, a jury in New York City convicted the Rev. Sun Myung Moon, founder and leader of the Unification Church, of tax evasion and conspiracy.

central government! What’s really at the heart of the Labor Department’s farm action is the continued implementation of Agenda 21, a United Nations program launched in 1992 for the nebulous purpose of reaching global “sustainable development” but which actually promotes a European socialist system that will undermine and chip away our freedoms, liberties and rights. At the heart of that global and social change agenda is the use of nongovernmental organizations, civil resistance movements and class warfare protests, just like the ones we’ve seen with Occupy’s vow to shut down businesses and even Wall Street. One major Occupy website even embraces Agenda 21 as the agenda for its movement! Of course, don’t look for the term Agenda 21 to show up in President Barack Obama’s re-election speeches. To the public, he will continue to pitch — as he did last week — that he is the real small-government president, even more so than former President Ronald Reagan! (I had no idea BO was running for comedian in chief.) But what about actions like the Labor Department’s farm act? Of course, that’s not creating bigger government; it’s just the passionate concern of the federal government to swoop down like a superhero and “protect” your children. Just what we need during this postMother’s Day week, the federal government’s playing some further maternal or paternal role to our children, right? The feds’ actions prompt me to recall the wisdom of Reagan, who said, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are ‘I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.’” Follow Chuck Norris through his official social media sites, on Twitter @chucknorris and Facebook’s “Official Chuck Norris Page.” He blogs at http://chucknorrisnews.blogspot.com. © 2012 Chuck Norris remedy you can do at home. Take a small towel or large washcloth and soak it in fairly hot water. Wring it out and drape it on the sore area. When it starts to cool off, heat it up again and repeat the process. This can loosen tense muscles. (Dr. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. To send questions, go to AskDoctorK.com, or write: Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.)

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Help coral bells thrive; using NM’s climate to its fullest

Q. Good morning! I have three coral bells in my yard. Two are about 8years-old and planted pretty close together. They seem to have a lot of dead stuff on the bottom. They are blooming, but not as well as my 2 to 3-year-old plant. Online, I found a site that says I should separate them every few years, but does not say what time of the year to do that or how. Can you help? Jo H. A. Your coral bells will probably establish more successfully if they are divided and replanted into a well-prepared garden soil in the late winter/early spring just before they begin growth (approximately one month before growth begins). That depends on exactly where you live. Your email address suggests that you are in Albuquerque, so

that would be March or April depending on whether you are in the valley (later transplanting), in the heights or NW mesa area (earlier), or foothills (later again). Gardeners in other parts of New Mexico should adjust the timing based on their experience in their gardens. The microclimate where you are growing them will also impact when to transplant them (warm, south aspect—divide earlier, colder, north aspect—later). Since you are familiar with when they begin to grow, use your experience with them to determine when you are within about a month of their beginning to grow. Transplant them in that time period. Q. We recently purchased land in Timberon at 7500feet elevation to build our home. I would like to plant

and garden with the area’s natural resources excluding the vegetable garden. As I do not want to introduce an invasive species, I was hoping you would have recommendations. Are there any brochures available that may be sent to me? Or references on line? Kim B. Galveston, Texas A. Welcome to New Mexico. As you are well aware, you are moving to a new gardening environment with a completely new set of challenges. Your question regarding xeriscape indicates your awareness of this fact. To lear n the native plants appropriate to

your particular area, I suggest you contact the New Mexico State University Otero County Extension Agent, who is very familiar with your environment and native plant materials. The extension agent is also in contact with the Otero County Native Plant Society which can also help you. She will also be able to advise you regarding the appropriate vegetables to plant in Timberon.

NMSU publications that may help may be found at the NMSU College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences website at http://aces. nmsu.edu/pubs/howto/ho

Active duty U.S. military get free entrance to national parks (CARLSBAD)— To show our appreciation for those who serve in the U.S. military, on Saturday—Armed Forces Day—the National Park Service will begin issuing an annual pass offering free entrance to all 397 national parks for active duty military members and their dependents. “Our nation owes a debt of gratitude to our service men and women who make great sacrifices and put their lives on the lines to protect our country and preserve our freedom,” Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said. “In recognition of their contributions and service, we are putting out a welcome mat for these brave men and women and their families at America’s most beautiful and storied sites.” “For decades, military personnel and their families from bases and training centers around the region have enjoyed the wonders above and below ground at Carlsbad Caver ns,” stated Carlsbad Caver ns National Park Superintendent John Benjamin. “We gladly and proudly welcome these brave individuals and hope more will explore all the tours and activities the park has to offer.” The new pass will be available at the Carlsbad

Caver ns Visitor Center ticket counter, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday. Active duty members of the U.S. military and their dependents will need to show proper identification (CAC Card or DD Form 1173) to receive a pass. The pass will be accepted at more than 2,000 sites managed by the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Forest Service. At Carlsbad Caver ns National Park, where perperson entrance fees are charged, the pass covers the owner of the card and three accompanying adults age 16 and older for the self-guided tours of Carlsbad Cavern-Natural Entrance and Big Room Routes. Entry for children 15 and younger is always free. Fees will still apply for ranger guided tours and audio guides. While the military pass is not available to veterans and retirees, many of these individuals are eligible for other discounted passes, such as the senior pass, granting lifetime access to U.S. citizens over 62 for $10, and the access pass, granting free lifetime access for permanently disabled U.S. citizens. For a description of all available passes, visit nps.gov/findapark/passes

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(SALT FLAT, TEXAS)— The Guadalupe Mountains National Park will also show its appreciation to the members of the Armed Forces. To show our appreciation for those who serve in the U.S. military, on Saturday, Armed Forces Day, the National Park Service will begin issuing an annual pass offering free entrance to all 397 national parks for active duty military members and their dependents. “We all owe a debt to those who sacrifice so much to protect our country,” said Guadalupe Mountains National Park Superintendent Dennis A. Vásquez. “We are proud to recognize these brave men and women and hope that a visit to this or any national park will offer an opportunity to unwind, relax, rejuvenate, and just have fun with their families.” Guadalupe Mountains National Park will host an open house Saturday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Pine Springs Visitor Center to honor active duty personnel from all branches of the U.S. military and their dependents and celebrate the launch of the new America the Beautiful military pass. Cake will be served to the

first attendees. Active duty members of the U.S. military and their dependents can pick up their pass at the Pine Springs Visitor Center, which is open every day, except Dec. 25, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., or 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. They must show a current, valid military identification card to obtain their pass. More information is available at nps.gov/findapark/passes .htm.

This military version of the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands pass also per mits free entrance to sites managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the U.S. Forest Service. The pass is also available at these locations. National parks and the military have strong ties going back to the establishment of Yellowstone as the world’s first national park in 1872. The U.S. Cavalry watched over America’s national parks and did double duty, serving as the first park rangers until the National Park Service was created 44 years later.

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wto.html. The publication H-707: “Landscape Water Conservation” should be helpful and I also recommend publication H-708: “Making Your Home Safe From Wildland Fire.” Since you will live in a forested area of a very arid region, planning with wildfire possibilities in mind is very important. You will find other useful publications at the NMSU website and the NMSU County Extension office will also be an important resource for you (I have copied the County Agent with this email so that you can contact her directly).

With regard to invasive species, remember that many of our native species can become aggressive when supplied with additional water, even the small amount that falls from the rooftop and runs off pave-

ment to supplement natural rainfall. This harvested water is valuable, but may also release some native plants to become weedy.

For more gardening infor mation, visit the NMSU Extension publications Web site at http://aces.nmsu.edu/pub s/_h, or to read past articles of Yard and Garden go to http://aces.nmsu.edu/ pubs/periodicals.html.

Send your gardening questions to Yard and Garden, Attn: Dr. Curtis Smith, NMSU Agricultural Science Center, 1036 Miller Rd. SW, Los Lunas, N.M. 87031. Curtis W. Smith, Ph.D., is an Extension horticulture specialist emeritus with New Mexico State University’s Cooperative Extension Service. NMSU and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating.

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From left: Roswell Humane Society manager Carol Rogers holding Peanut, Enrique Moreno of Roswell United, Roswell Humane Society receptionist Krystle Smith holding Geisha. Come join us for the inaugural Roswell community yard sale, sponsoring the Roswell Humane Society, Saturday, from 6 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Russ DeKay Soccer Complex, west of the Wool Bowl. Setup starts at 5 a.m. For a $20 donation you can be a part of this event. Set up your own tables, chairs, canopies or tent. Local businesses and artists are invited. RSVP by calling he Roswell Humane Society, 622-8950, or visit roswellunited.com. You may do your permits online and print the receipt. You can also help by donating items. There will be a U-haul truck and the Salvation Army truck there for donations.

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Keith Alder—new scout executive for the Conquistador Council

The selection committee has announced Keith Alder as the scout executive of the Conquistador Council, Boy Scouts of America. Keith S. Alder has been professionally involved with the Boy Scouts of America for more than 32 years. He started his career in 1980 as the district executive in Rock Springs, Wyo. He went on to serve in a variety of professional positions in Pocatello, Idaho; Portland, Ore.; and Spokane, Wash. In 1998, he was selected as the scout executive in Grand Junction, Colo. A graduate of Weber State University, Alder has earned an associate degree in sales and retail and a

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bachelor’s degree in commercial arts and communication. He has been recognized with numerous BSA professional and community service awards, including the following: • The BSA Professional Training Award • BSA Fellowship Honor Award • Commissioner Science College Doctorial Knot • BSA Speaker Bureau Knot • International Fellowship of Scouting Rotarians Award • Rotary Paul Harris Fellow • Outstanding Community Service Rotarian Award • St. George Catholic Religious Emblem

On Sunday, there will be an annular eclipse of the sun. The Roswell Astronomy Club will set up telescopes at 4 p.m. on the south side of the Roswell Museum and Art Center to let visitors look at large sunspots before 6:31 p.m. when the eclipse begins. The eclipse reaches its maximum at 7:37 p.m. when the Earth, sun, and moon are perfectly aligned and the moon? in apogee? passes in front of the sun, blocking 94 percent of its light and leaving a ring of fiery light around its edges. Known as the “ring of fire,” the annular eclipse is rare and, in the U.S., will only be visible in the West. The last such event occurred in 1994. Join the Roswell Astronomy Club to view this spectacle, but if you view it at home protect your eyes with solar-safe viewing glasses. Looking directly at the sun, no matter how eclipsed, is dangerous for the eyes. Leave your mark

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• Vigil Honor Member — Order of the Arrow

Alder and his wife Cindy are the parents of six children and grandparents of six grandchildren with two on the way. He is an artist and has designed countless patches and has illustrated a book. Alder and his wife also enjoy hiking, skiing and serving in the community. Keith S. Alder

• Duty to God Award • Eagle Scout Award (9

We are proud to welcome Alder and his wife to our community and to the great scouting family in the Conquistador Council.

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Meet Sonny, a 10-month-old altered male terrier cross who loves to go for walks. For more information about Sonny, or any other adoptable pet, contact the Roswell Humane Society, 703 E. McGaffey St., at 622-8950.

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role this year with bigmoney TV ads. Republican Romney pushed back against a proposal being weighed by a conservative super PAC, Ending Spending Action Fund, to run a $10 million ad campaign drawing attention to racially ser mons provocative Wright delivered at a church Obama attended in Chicago. But with super PACS operating under significantly looser campaign finance restrictions than in past presidential con-

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decades since a “ring of fire” eclipse was visible in the continental United States. To celebrate the end of that drought, nearly three dozen national parks in the path of the eclipse will host viewing parties.

The solar spectacle is first seen in eastern Asia at dawn Monday, local time. Weather permitting, millions of early risers in southern China, northern Taiwan and southeast Japan will be able to catch the ring eclipse. Then it creeps across the Pacific with the western U.S. viewing the tail end.

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in our hotels, they eat at our restaurants, they shop at our retail outlets, and they leave it a better place than when they first came. So they really boost our economic viability. And that’s what we really hope to gain from this (year’s) event.” This year’s event has been rebranded as Roswell Comic Convention and Film Fest, coordinated by Phil Kim of Famous Monsters of Filmland. The event will

revenue of $1.06 billion. In all of 2011, it earned $1 billion, up from $606 million a year earlier. That’s a far cry from 2007, when it posted a net loss of $138 million and revenue of $153 million. Facebook Inc.’s valuation is the third-highest in an IPO, according to Dealogic, a provider of financial data. Only two Chinese banks, Agricultural Bank of China

tests, there was no guarantee Romney’s words would be heeded by other groups eager to make Wright — and, by extension, race — a factor in the campaign. Romney indicated he was eager to shift the discussion back to jobs and the economy — bedrock issues on which he contends Obama is vulnerable. Joe Ricketts, the billionaire benefactor of the super PAC, also distanced himself from the plan and announced he, too, would reject a racially focused approach. The New York T imes The late-day sun will transform into a glowing ring in southwest Oregon, Northern California, central Nevada, souther n Utah, northern Arizona and New Mexico and finally the Texas Panhandle where it will occur at sunset on Sunday. For 31⁄2 hours, the eclipse follows an 8,500mile path. Viewing, from beginning to end, lasts about two hours. The ring phenomenon lasts as long as 5 minutes depending on location. Outside this narrow band, parts of the West, Midwest and South — and portions of Canada and Mexico — will be treated to a partial eclipse. The Eastern Seaboard will be shut out, but people can log be held June 22-24, and will feature more activities than last year’s film festival, including a comic convention, vendor exhibition, and a Masquerade Ball at Spring River Park & Zoo. “We’re really excited to bring this element to it,” Roach said. “When you talk about science fiction, bringing in these artists can really broaden the scope of what the event can offer and bring in even more visitors than anticipated.” For more information about the event, visit www.FilmRoswell.com nvernau@rdrnews.com

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in 2010 and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in 2006, have been worth more. By another measure —the amount raised— Facebook ranks third among U.S. IPOs. The largest was Visa, which raised $17.9 billion in 2008. No. 2 was Enel, a power company, and No. 4 was General Motors, according to Renaissance Capital.

The $38 share price is the price at which the investment banks arranging the offering will sell the stock to their clients. In an IPO, the banks buy the stock first from the company and the early investors and then sell to the public. If extra shares reserved to cover additional demand are sold as part of the transaction, Facebook and its early investors stand to

first reported the group had commissioned a blueprint devised by Republican strategist Fred Davis and others titled “The Defeat of Barack Hussein Obama: the Ricketts Plan to End His Spending For Good.” The Associated Press also obtained a copy of the 54-page blueprint, which outlined a TV, print and social media campaign casting new light on Obama and his “misguided mentor,” Wright. Reaction from the Obama team was swift to the “Ending Spending” proposal. “To launch a multimillion dollar divisive attack

campaign is not what the American people want,” White House Spokesman Jay Carney said. “There are moments when you have to stand up and say that’s not the right way to go.” Obama campaign manager Jim Messina, commenting before Romney denounced the plan in an interview with Townhall.com, accused the Republican of “reacting tepidly in a moment that required moral leadership in standing up to the very extreme wing of his own party.” Messina noted that Republican Sen. John

online to sites such as the Slooh Space Camera, which plans to broadcast the event live. A ring eclipse — technically called an annular solar eclipse — is not as dramatic as a total eclipse, when the disk of the sun is entirely blocked by the moon. As in a total solar eclipse, the moon crosses in front of the sun, but the moon is too far from Earth and appears too small in the sky to blot out the sun completely. Asia is abuzz over the event. In Japan, cable cars will run early to give tourists an unobstructed view from the mountains. Ferries will make special trips so that others can enjoy the scene offshore.

The Taipei Astronomical Museum will open its doors at dawn while Hong Kong’s Space Museum will set up solar -filtered telescopes outside its building on the Kowloon waterfront. The last time this type of eclipse was seen in the U.S. was in 1994. This year’s solar show offers ringside seats at 33 national parks along the eclipse path including the Grand Canyon and Bryce Canyon. A partial eclipse can be viewed from another 125 national parks. For die-hard sky gazers, six U.S. locations will see the moon cover about 95 percent of the sun’s diameter. They include the Petroglyph National Monument, Redwoods National Park,

Lassen Volcanic National Park, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Zion National Park and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Wherever you are, do not look directly at the eclipsed sun or you can get a serious eye injury. Wear specially made protective glasses that can be bought online or create your own contraption by punching a small pinhole in a cardboard box. If you buy special eyewear, you can recycle it. Two weeks later, Venus will crawl across the face of the sun — a rare occurrence known as the “transit of Venus” that will also require viewers to take precaution.

fair to the kids.” DuBois is in favor of providing a three-year tax break to “legitimate companies that are sustainable ... They’ve got to have a Dow Jones report and a Standard & Poor’s report.” Additionally, she indicated her support of providing low cost loans to existing companies in the state, that are looking to expand or even stay in business. The owner of Halsem Kennels, a dog grooming and training business, for around 34 years, DuBois has had her own share of business experience. From 1980 to 1983, she ran the Chamber of Commerce in Deming, taking its treasury from $140 to $9,000 during her tenure. The daughter of a Pearl Harbor survivor, DuBois

is an advocate of veterans issues. She cited the veteran population between Lincoln and Otero counties as 7,600. “We still have to take care of those that have served,” she said. DuBois plans to speak to U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and has drawn other legislators to the issue of homeless veterans being unable to vote. “They protected our rights. Here’s a right, and they’re not allowed to vote,” she said. While these veterans could use the address of a homeless shelter, DuBois said she’s been advised that veterans are only able to stay at these shelters for a short period of time. “After the president pulls out of Afghanistan, we’re probably going to have a bunch

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them the special tutoring that they need so they stay with their peer group, and then move on to the fourth grade. If you’re just going to hold them back and we don’t have money to help them along, I don’t see how that’s really going to help them.” Dubois proposed using money from the state’s permanent fund to support early education, beginning at preschool. “We’re going to have to invest some of that money ... maybe float a bond to pay it back ... for early childhood development. We just can’t keep being last in education. It’s not

reap as much as $18.4 billion. For a company that was born in a Harvard dormitory and went on to reimagine online communication, the stock sale means more money to build on the features and services it offers users. It means an infusion of money to hire the best engineers to work at its sprawling Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters, or in New York City, where it McCain, Obama’s opponent in the 2008 presidential race, had rejected using Wright and Wright’s sermons in that campaign. But Davis, a colorful Hollywood consultant, clearly wanted another chance to use the strategy against Obama. Davis’ fir m said in a statement Thursday that the document — which called for “hitting Barack right between the eyes” — was only a proposal and did not win Ricketts’ approval. Wright first emerged as an issue for Obama in the 2008 campaign when the pastor’s sermons surfaced

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opened an engineering office last year. Facebook’s IPO dominated media coverage in the weeks and days leading up to the event. CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s hoodie made headlines when he wore it to a meeting with investors as did General Motors’ decision this week to stop advertising on the site — and rival Ford’s affirmation that its Facebook ads have been effective. on television and online. In a 2003 sermon, Wright said black people should condemn the United States.

The Wright controversy became a campaign problem for Obama, pushing him to deliver a major speech on race relations. He eventually severed his ties to Wright. The AP left several messages for Wright on Thursday through his executive secretary at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago as well as through other inter mediaries. There was no immediate reply.

Veteran eclipse chaser Jay Pasachoff has traveled to remote corners of the globe to see the moon take a bite of the sun. This time, the Williams College astronomer will travel to New Mexico with his students to collect data.

Sunday’s event will be his 14th ring eclipse and 55th solar eclipse overall. So what does someone who has seen it all look forward to?

The next ring eclipse won’t be visible in the U.S. until October 2023.

Online: U.S. viewing details: http://eclipse. gsfc.nasa.gov/OH/OHtable s/OH2012-Tab03.pdf For local info, see A6

more homeless (veterans), and what do we do with them? We owe them more than that.” DuBois said she’s focusing on door-to-door grassroots campaigning. “I’m not owned by anybody. I’ve not taken any big corporate money. I didn’t raise a whole lot of money yet. I’m unopposed in the primary so I might raise more after that. Nobody owns me. I’m an independent thinker,” she said. DuBois volunteers as a mediator for civil cases in Magistrate Court, an experience which she said will benefit her, if elected, given “the Legislature is about a series of compromises to come to a resolution.” j.bergman@rdrnews.com


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WEATHER

Roswell Seven-day forecast Today

Very windy; partly sunny

Tonight

Cloudy and windy

Thursday

Very windy; mostly sunny

Friday

Saturday

Sunny and windy

Sunny, windy and warm

Sunday

Sunny, windy and warm

Monday

Very windy; sunlit

Roswell Daily Record

National Cities Tuesday

Mostly sunny

High 90°

Low 58°

83°/53°

87°/55°

92°/56°

93°/57°

91°/55°

84°/52°

E at 6-12 mph POP: 5%

ENE at 4-8 mph POP: 10%

E at 7-14 mph POP: 5%

ESE at 8-16 mph POP: 0%

SE at 8-16 mph POP: 0%

N at 8-16 mph POP: 5%

NE at 7-14 mph POP: 5%

S at 6-12 mph POP: 10%

POP: Probability of Precipitation

Almanac

New Mexico Weather

Roswell through 5 p.m. Tuesday

Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.

Temperatures High/low ........................... 89°/55° Normal high/low ............... 86°/54° Record high ............. 100° in 1996 Record low ................. 43° in 1986 Humidity at noon ..................... 7%

Farmington 66/40

Clayton 77/44

Raton 70/37

Precipitation 24 hours ending 5 p.m. Tue. . Month to date ....................... Normal month to date .......... Year to date ......................... Normal year to date .............

0.00” 0.00” 0.63” 0.09” 2.36”

Santa Fe 66/39

Gallup 57/42 Albuquerque 72/46

Air Quality Index Today’s Forecast

Tucumcari 81/51 Clovis 80/50

Unhealthy sens grps Yesterday’s A.Q.I. Reading 58 0-50

51-100

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Source: EPA

101-150

151+

Unhealthy Unhealthy sensitive

T or C 78/55

Ruidoso 65/48

Sun and Moon The Sun Today Thu. The Moon Today Thu. Last

May 24

Rise 5:56 a.m. 5:56 a.m. Rise 9:38 p.m. 10:33 p.m. New

Jun 1

First

Jun 8

Set 7:53 p.m. 7:54 p.m. Set 6:49 a.m. 7:49 a.m. Full

Jun 15

Alamogordo 82/59

Silver City 75/53

ROSWELL 90/58 Carlsbad 90/62

Hobbs 86/57

Las Cruces 81/59

Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. ©2011

Regional Cities Today Thu. Alamogordo Albuquerque Angel Fire Artesia Carlsbad Chama Clayton Cloudcroft Clovis Deming Espanola Farmington Gallup Hobbs Las Cruces Las Vegas Los Alamos Los Lunas Lovington Portales Prewitt Raton Red River Roswell Ruidoso Santa Fe Silver City T or C Tucumcari White Rock

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82/59/pc 72/46/pc 52/29/pc 90/64/s 90/62/s 52/32/pc 77/44/pc 58/37/c 80/50/pc 78/54/pc 71/45/pc 66/40/t 57/42/t 86/57/s 81/59/pc 66/39/pc 55/34/c 71/47/pc 86/57/s 83/52/pc 53/36/t 70/37/c 50/28/c 90/58/pc 65/48/pc 66/39/pc 75/53/pc 78/55/c 81/51/pc 63/40/c

70/41/s 67/48/s 53/28/t 85/59/s 87/58/s 54/33/r 73/43/pc 56/24/s 74/47/s 74/48/s 66/47/s 64/43/sh 57/39/sh 86/52/s 75/53/s 63/37/pc 56/34/pc 73/49/s 84/54/s 79/47/s 53/38/sh 66/38/pc 49/24/sh 83/53/s 61/46/s 64/39/pc 70/48/s 73/52/s 79/45/s 64/38/pc

W-weather, s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice

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56/45/sh 80/61/s 75/56/t 59/55/sh 77/55/t 67/52/sh 69/52/t 83/73/pc 57/41/r 72/55/sh 80/59/s 86/73/s 87/74/pc 76/56/pc 75/64/t 77/65/s 69/56/s 85/55/s

86/72/s 90/62/s 70/54/pc 80/64/s 64/58/r 68/57/pc 84/60/s 69/58/r 80/58/pc 65/53/sh 68/43/pc 77/54/t 70/55/pc 58/46/sh 66/57/r 70/44/pc 82/58/s 72/58/t

87/76/s 87/57/s 72/56/pc 85/70/pc 71/58/t 73/60/c 88/67/s 74/56/t 80/65/s 70/56/t 73/46/s 78/56/t 77/63/pc 59/47/c 64/60/pc 71/46/pc 76/55/s 74/60/t

U.S. Extremes

Miami Midland Minneapolis New Orleans New York Omaha Orlando Philadelphia Phoenix Pittsburgh Portland, OR Raleigh St. Louis Salt Lake City San Diego Seattle Tucson Washington, DC

(For the 48 contiguous states)

State Extremes

High: 99°................. Dryden, Texas Low: 15°.... Bodie State Park, Calif.

High: 91°..........................Carlsbad Low: 24°........................Eagle Nest

National Cities Seattle 70/44

Billings 58/41

Minneapolis 70/54 New York 64/58

Detroit 65/56 San Francisco 60/49

Chicago 60/52

Denver 62/42

Washington 72/58

Kansas City 66/56

Los Angeles 64/54

Atlanta 72/54

El Paso 82/66

Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.

Houston 85/70 Miami 86/72

Fronts Cold

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Friday, May 18, 2012 Phone: 575-622-7710, ext. 304

LOCAL SCHEDULE FRIDAY MAY 18 MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. • Roswell at Las Cruces

SP OR TS SHORTS MILKMAN TRIATHLON

The 28th annual Milkman Triathlon will be held on Saturday, June 2, at 8 a.m. in Dexter. The triathlon will consist of a 1/2K swim, a 20K bike and a 5K run. The cost is $50 for a solo competitor and $45 for a mixed relay team. There is also a $10 single-event permit fee for entrants who do not hold a USA Triathlon License. Awards will be given for overall placing and also for 16 age groups for both males and females in the solo competition and overall placing and for six different age groups in the mixed relay competition. The entry deadline is 5 p.m. on May 31. For more information, call Larry Marshall at 734-5415.

SPORTS Roswell Daily Record

T rinidad scored in all but three innings as the T riggers handed Roswell its first loss of the season, 1711 on Thursday night. Trinidad jumped on the Invaders (41) early, scoring two in the first and three in the third to take a 5-0 lead. Roswell finally got on the board with an unearned run in the third, but Trinidad responded with a run of its own in the top of the fourth to push the lead back to five. The Invaders seemed to take control of the game with a seven-run fourth. Roswell started the fourth off with six consecutive hits and by the time the inning ended it held an 8-6 lead. Trinidad tied the game up with two runs in the fifth, but the Invaders

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reclaimed the lead with a run in the home half of the fifth. The Triggers took the lead for good with a four-run sixth. Roswell scored two in the sixth to cut the lead to 12-11, but couldn’t muster anything the rest of the way. Brycen Bell, A.J. Morris and Brian Fitzpatrick led Roswell with two hits each. Morris scored three times, while Bell drove in three. Bryson Sims led Trinidad with four hits.

Lawrence Foster Photo

RIGHT: Roswell’s Reed Brown delivers a pitch in the first inning of the Invaders’ game against Trinidad, Thursday.

Ka’aihue leads Athletics past Rangers 5-4 in 10

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NA T I O N A L BRIEFS ROD SMITH ELECTED TO BRONCOS’ RING OF FAME

DENVER (AP) — Former Denver Broncos wide receiver Rod Smith entered the league as an undrafted rookie and now his name is about to go up in lights after being elected into the team’s Ring of Fame on Thursday. Smith, who set every major receiving record in franchise history, becomes the 23rd member of the Broncos to have his name etched into the inner facade encircling Sports Authority Field at Mile High. He will be inducted during a halftime ceremony on Sept. 23. A college free agent out of Missouri Southern, Smith finished his career with 849 catches for 11,389 yards receiving and 68 TDs. He also helped the Broncos to two Super Bowls and was a three-time Pro Bowl selection. “Players like Rod don’t come through your door very often, but he came through ours every day with a purpose and hunger to be great,” owner Pat Bowlen said. “Rod’s production and numbers — as outstanding as they were — paled in comparison to his commitment to winning and the respect he commanded from each and every one of his teammates throughout his career.” Smith had a club-record eight 1,000-yard seasons. He also has three of the top-10 single-season reception totals in team history, including a 113-catch performance in 2001. “Rod brought his lunch pail to work each day, took nothing for granted and made himself into an elite player,” said Broncos boss John Elway, who played with Smith. “He’s a true pro. In addition to being one of the greatest undrafted players of all time, he’s one of the greatest wide receivers to ever play the position.” Smith’s last season was 2006 as an aching hip finally forced him to the sideline. He spent his rookie season in 1994 on the Broncos’ practice squad. His first NFL reception was against the Washington Redskins on Sept. 17, 1995, when he hauled in a 43-yard pass from Elway as time expired to lift the Broncos to a 3831 victory. Smith helped Denver to seven postseason appearances, three AFC West crowns and, of course, two Super Bowl titles.

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Invaders handed first loss, 17-11 Section

AP Photo

Fans react as Oakland’s Adam Rosales (17) catches a pop-fly in foul territory hit by Texas' Ian Kinsler during the first inning of their game, Thursday.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brandon McCarthy thought he had a double play. Instead, the Texas Rangers had a successful squeeze bunt and the lead, and the Oakland A’s had a mess on their hands. The A’s bounced back from the disputed sequence that ended with manager Bob Melvin ejected and McCarthy in the dugout, and Kila Ka’aihue had a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning to give Oakland a 5-4 victory against the Texas Rangers on Thursday. After Mitch Moreland’s second home run of f McCarthy tied the score in the sixth inning, the Rangers took the lead when speedster Craig Gentry broke from third as Elvis Andrus popped up a bunt between the mound and home plate. McCarthy thought he caught the ball on the fly and threw to third for what he figured would be a double play, but home plate umpire Laz

Indiana pounds Miami, 94-75

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roy Hibbert had 19 points and 18 rebounds, George Hill scored 20 and Danny Granger 17 as the Indiana Pacers, showing more balance, toughness and togetherness than Miami, throttled the Heat 94-75 on Thursday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Overlooked during the regular season and given little chance to upset the reigning East champions, the Pacers took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 4 is Sunday at raucous Bankers Life Fieldhouse. LeBron James scored 22 — 16 in the first half before wearing down — and Mario Chalmers added 25 for Miami. However, Dwyane Wade scored only 5 on 2-of-13 shooting for the Heat, already missing forward Chris Bosh because of a strained abdominal muscle and not expected to return for this series. Indiana outscored Miami 51-32 in the sec-

Diaz ruled he trapped it. Gentry was ruled safe for a 4-3 Texas lead, and Oakland didn’t get anybody out. Melvin ran from the dugout to argue, gesturing repeatedly at Diaz before he was finally thrown out. Replays were inconclusive. “I threw the ball to third. Then he said I trapped it. I said, ‘What?’ and sort of flew of f the handle,” McCarthy said. “I was pretty furious once the disbelief set in.” Reliever Grant Balfour replaced McCarthy after the disputed bunt and did not give up a run even though the Rangers put runners at second and third with one out. Oakland then tied the score again in the seventh on Josh Reddick’s 10th home run. The shot into the Rangers bullpen in rightcenter field ended Texas reliever Alexi Ogando’s scoreless streak at 15 1/3 innings. “That was a huge

momentum swing,” Melvin said. “They have the lead, with guys who have had a lot of success in the bullpen. It was a huge pick-me-up for us.” The Rangers had runners at first and third with one out in the ninth but couldn’t score of f R yan Cook (1-0), who picked up his first major league win and has 19 2/3 scoreless innings this season, most among AL relievers. Michael Young reached on a two-base error by Josh Donaldson and went to third on a groundout. Nelson Cruz struck out between intentional walks to David Murphy and Mike Napoli, then Brandon Snyder grounded out with the bases loaded. Texas ended up stranding 14 runners. “That situation with a man on second and nobody out in the bottom of the ninth, you just have to figure out a way to let See RANGERS, Page B2

ond half, when the Pacers could do no wrong. They made big shots, challenged everything the Heat tossed in the air and didn’t back down from a Miami team that appeared poised to make an easy run to the NBA finals after top-seeded Chicago lost Derrick Rose and was eliminated in the first round. The Pacers, though, have other plans. In the second half, Indiana forward David West flung James to the floor in the lane, and Granger later got in the superstar’s face after a foul on a breakaway. After winning Game 2 in South Florida by three points, the Pacers wanted to show they’re for real. Believe it. They’re two wins from tilting the balance of power in the East. With his team down 20 in the closing minSee PACERS, Page B2

AP Photo

San Antonio's Tony Parker, right, drives past Los Angeles’ DeAndre Jordan during the first quarter of Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series, Thursday.

San Antonio takes 2-0 lead

AP Photo

Miami’s LeBron James, center, goes to the basket against Indiana's George Hill (3) and Paul George during the first half of Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series, Thursday.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tony Parker scored 22 points on his 30th birthday, Tim Duncan had 18 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the fading Los Angeles Clippers 105-88 on Thursday night, pushing their winning streak to 16 and taking a 20 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series. Chris Paul responded to his awful Game 1 with only a slightly better encore, scoring 10 points as the Clippers now head home desperate to steer out of

what’s starting to get the feel of a sweep. Blake Griffin led the Clippers with 20 points. His plan to manage his ailing knee so the All-Star would have enough steam for the fourth quarter proved moot, as both teams emptied their benches with another Spurs blowout assured. The All-Star matchup of Paul vs. Parker went from a Game 1 bust to a lopsided mismatch that may have proved Paul is hurting more than he’s letting on.


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SPORTS

Upton’s 2-run homer lifts D-backs to 9-7 win

DENVER (AP) — Justin Upton hit a two-out, two-run homer off closer Rafael Betancourt in the ninth inning to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 9-7 on Thursday in a game that was briefly delayed by a swarm of bees. Upton sent a 93-mph fastball from Betancourt (1-1) over the right field fence for his first homer in two weeks. Willie Bloomquist and R yan Roberts also drove in two runs apiece as the Diamondbacks won for the third time in 12 contests. J.J. Putz escaped a basesloaded jam in the ninth by getting Ramon Hernandez to hit into a game-ending 5-4-3 double play for his seventh save in nine chances. The buzz surrounding this

Pecos League

Pecos League At A Glance All Times Mountain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Las Cruces . . . . . . . . .4 Roswell . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Trinidad . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Santa Fe . . . . . . . . . . .2 Alpine . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 White Sands . . . . . . . .1

L 0 1 3 3 2 5

Pct. GB 1.000 — 1⁄2 .800 .500 2 .400 21⁄2 .000 3 .167 4

Wednesday’s Games Santa Fe 11, White Sands 9 Roswell 7, Trinidad 5 Thursday’s Games Trinidad 17, Roswell 11 Santa Fe at White Sands, 7 p.m. Friday’s Games Santa Fe at Alpine 7 p.m. Roswell at Las Cruces 7 p.m. Trinidad at White Sands 7 p.m. Saturday’s Games Santa Fe at Alpine 7 p.m. Roswell at Alpine 7 p.m. Trinidad at White Sands 7 p.m.

MLB

Major League Baseball At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press American League East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Baltimore . . . . . . . . . .25 14 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . .24 15 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .21 18 New York . . . . . . . . . .20 18 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .18 20 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .22 16 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .18 20 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .18 21 Kansas City . . . . . . . .15 22 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .12 26 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 15 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . .20 19 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .17 22 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . .16 24

Pct GB .641 — .615 1 .538 4 .526 4 1⁄2 .474 6 1⁄2

Pct GB .579 — .474 4 .462 4 1⁄2 .405 6 1⁄2 .316 10

Pct GB .615 — .513 4 .436 7 .400 8 1⁄2

Wednesday’s Games Minnesota 11, Detroit 7 Cleveland 9, Seattle 3 Toronto 8, N.Y. Yankees 1 Tampa Bay 2, Boston 1 Texas 4, Oakland 1 Baltimore 4, Kansas City 3, 15 innings L.A. Angels 7, Chicago White Sox 2 Thursday’s Games Cleveland 6, Seattle 5, 11 innings Minnesota 4, Detroit 3 Oakland 5, Texas 4, 10 innings Baltimore 5, Kansas City 3 Chicago White Sox 6, L.A. Angels 1 Toronto 4, N.Y. Yankees 1 Boston 5, Tampa Bay 3 Friday’s Games Chicago White Sox (Humber 1-2) at Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 4-1), 12:20 p.m. Baltimore (Arrieta 2-4) at Washington (E.Jackson 1-1), 5:05 p.m.

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nobody score,” Cook said. Ka’aihue’s winning hit of f Mike Adams (0-2) drove in Jonny Gomes, who had three hits. Moreland pulled Texas to 3-2 with a two-run homer just over the left field fence in fourth and tied it with a deeper shot to right in the sixth. He has six homers. Josh Hamilton watched both of those from the dugout and was supposed to have the day off. He came on as a pinch-hitter and stayed in the game in center field. He made the first out in the eighth and 10th innings, ending his AL-best 16game hitting streak. Moreland never got a chance for a third home run. He was replaced in the seventh when Snyder came on a pinch-hitter when Oakland went to left-handed reliever

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game, though, centered on the bees that invaded the stadium, taking over a camera bay next to the Rockies’ dugout in the fifth inning. They remained stuck to a railing until a beekeeper arrived an inning later to vacuum up the bees and relocate them. Lately, Coors Field has resembled “Wild Kingdom,” with a squirrel scampering into the outfield grass the night before. Troy Tulowitzki hit a two-run homer off starter Trevor Cahill and Jordan Pacheco added a solo shot to help stake the Rockies to an early 4-1 lead. But it wouldn’t last. Bloomquist ignited a four -run eighth with an RBI single off Rex Brothers. Jason Kubel, Paul Goldschmidt and Roberts also added run-scoring singles.

Boston (Bard 3-4) at Philadelphia (Hamels 5-1), 5:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Arroyo 2-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 0-1), 5:05 p.m. Miami (Zambrano 1-2) at Cleveland (Masterson 1-3), 5:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 2-3) at Detroit (Verlander 4-1), 5:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Niese 2-1) at Toronto (R.Romero 4-1), 5:07 p.m. Atlanta (Hanson 4-3) at Tampa Bay (Shields 6-1), 5:10 p.m. Texas (Feliz 3-1) at Houston (W.Rodriguez 3-3), 6:05 p.m. Arizona (J.Saunders 2-3) at Kansas City (Mendoza 2-2), 6:10 p.m. Minnesota (Diamond 2-0) at Milwaukee (Estrada 0-2), 6:10 p.m. Seattle (Millwood 1-4) at Colorado (White 02), 6:40 p.m. L.A. Angels (Weaver 5-1) at San Diego (Suppan 2-1), 8:05 p.m. Oakland (Parker 1-1) at San Francisco (Zito 2-1), 8:15 p.m. Saturday’s Games Cincinnati at N.Y. Yankees, 11:05 a.m. N.Y. Mets at Toronto, 11:07 a.m. Miami at Cleveland, 2:05 p.m. Oakland at San Francisco, 2:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Detroit, 2:05 p.m. Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 2:10 p.m. Minnesota at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. Seattle at Colorado, 2:10 p.m. Arizona at Kansas City, 5:15 p.m. Baltimore at Washington, 5:15 p.m. Boston at Philadelphia, 5:15 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs, 5:15 p.m. Texas at Houston, 5:15 p.m. L.A. Angels at San Diego, 8:05 p.m. Sunday’s Games Cincinnati at N.Y. Yankees, 11:05 a.m. Miami at Cleveland, 11:05 a.m. Pittsburgh at Detroit, 11:05 a.m. N.Y. Mets at Toronto, 11:07 a.m. Baltimore at Washington, 11:35 a.m. Boston at Philadelphia, 11:35 a.m. Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 11:40 a.m. Texas at Houston, 12:05 p.m. Arizona at Kansas City, 12:10 p.m. Minnesota at Milwaukee, 12:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs, 12:20 p.m. Seattle at Colorado, 1:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at San Diego, 2:05 p.m. Oakland at San Francisco, 2:05 p.m.

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Jordan Norberto. Snyder flied out to right with the go-ahead run at second and ended up missing on two chances to give to the Rangers the lead. “I always want to play,” Moreland said. “He’s the manager. He makes the decision.” McCarthy gave up eight hits and four runs in 5 1/3 innings, with three walks and four strikeouts. Matt Harrison allowed the first five batters to reach base in a threerun Oakland first inning before pitching four shutout frames. He allowed at least one hit in all five innings, then was replaced by Mark Lowe after striking out Ka’aihue to start the sixth. Harrison allowed eight hits and three runs in 5 1/3 innings. He walked three and struck out three. Kurt Suzuki had a two-run double in the first for Oakland after Gomes drove in the first run with a double.

The three-run cushion wouldn’t be enough as David Hernandez was roughed up in the eighth. He loaded the bases and then walked Dexter Fowler to bring in a run. Michael Cuddyer sent a chopper to Roberts, who booted the grounder to allow another run to score. With the bases still full, Marco Scutaro drew another walk to tie the game at 7. Brad Ziegler (2-1) relieved Hernandez and promptly gave up a sinking liner to pinch-hitter Wilin Rosario. But Upton made a sliding catch in right to quell the threat. Gerardo Parra had a one-out double in the ninth and stole third. After Betancourt struck out Bloomquist, Upton drilled his fourth homer of the season.

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Putz started out the ninth in rocky fashion, giving up singles to Carlos Gonzalez, Tulowitzki and Todd Helton. The Rockies sent pitcher Alex White to the plate to pinch hit for Betancourt and he took a called third strike on a 3-2 count. Then, Hernandez hit a weak grounder to Roberts to end the threat. Rockies starter Juan Nicasio had a scare in the first inning when Bloomquist sent a liner straight at him. Nicasio turned his back just in time and was struck on the right thigh. The play was eerily reminiscent of the line drive that hit Nicasio in the right temple last August, when he suf fered a fractured skull along with a neck injury. Doctors had to perform emer-

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Wednesday’s Games San Diego 4, L.A. Dodgers 2 Washington 7, Pittsburgh 4 Cincinnati 6, N.Y. Mets 3 Miami 8, Atlanta 4 Houston 8, Milwaukee 3 Philadelphia 9, Chicago Cubs 2 Colorado 6, Arizona 1 St. Louis 4, San Francisco 1 Thursday’s Games N.Y. Mets 9, Cincinnati 4 Arizona 9, Colorado 7 San Francisco 7, St. Louis 5 Pittsburgh 5, Washington 3 Atlanta 7, Miami 0 Houston 4, Milwaukee 0 Philadelphia 8, Chicago Cubs 7 L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 8:05 p.m. Friday’s Games Chicago White Sox (Humber 1-2) at Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 4-1), 12:20 p.m. Baltimore (Arrieta 2-4) at Washington (E.Jackson 1-1), 5:05 p.m. Boston (Bard 3-4) at Philadelphia (Hamels 5-1), 5:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Arroyo 2-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 0-1), 5:05 p.m. Miami (Zambrano 1-2) at Cleveland (Masterson 1-3), 5:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 2-3) at Detroit (Verlander 4-1), 5:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Niese 2-1) at Toronto (R.Romero 4-1), 5:07 p.m. Atlanta (Hanson 4-3) at Tampa Bay (Shields 6-1), 5:10 p.m. Texas (Feliz 3-1) at Houston (W.Rodriguez 3-3), 6:05 p.m. Arizona (J.Saunders 2-3) at Kansas City (Mendoza 2-2), 6:10 p.m. Minnesota (Diamond 2-0) at Milwaukee (Estrada 0-2), 6:10 p.m. Seattle (Millwood 1-4) at Colorado (White 02), 6:40 p.m. L.A. Angels (Weaver 5-1) at San Diego (Suppan 2-1), 8:05 p.m. St. Louis (Lynn 6-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Lilly 50), 8:10 p.m. Oakland (Parker 1-1) at San Francisco (Zito 2-1), 8:15 p.m. Saturday’s Games Cincinnati at N.Y. Yankees, 11:05 a.m. N.Y. Mets at Toronto, 11:07 a.m. Miami at Cleveland, 2:05 p.m. Oakland at San Francisco, 2:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Detroit, 2:05 p.m. Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 2:10 p.m. Minnesota at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. Seattle at Colorado, 2:10 p.m. Arizona at Kansas City, 5:15 p.m. Baltimore at Washington, 5:15 p.m. Boston at Philadelphia, 5:15 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs, 5:15 p.m. Texas at Houston, 5:15 p.m. L.A. Angels at San Diego, 8:05 p.m. St. Louis at L.A. Dodgers, 8:10 p.m. Sunday’s Games Cincinnati at N.Y. Yankees, 11:05 a.m. Miami at Cleveland, 11:05 a.m.

Pittsburgh at Detroit, 11:05 a.m. N.Y. Mets at Toronto, 11:07 a.m. Baltimore at Washington, 11:35 a.m. Boston at Philadelphia, 11:35 a.m. Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 11:40 a.m. Texas at Houston, 12:05 p.m. Arizona at Kansas City, 12:10 p.m. Minnesota at Milwaukee, 12:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs, 12:20 p.m. Seattle at Colorado, 1:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at San Diego, 2:05 p.m. Oakland at San Francisco, 2:05 p.m. St. Louis at L.A. Dodgers, 6:05 p.m.

NBA

NBA Playoff Glance By The Associated Press All Times Mountain (x-if necessary) (Best-of-7) CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS EASTERN CONFERENCE Boston 2, Philadelphia 1 Game 1: Boston 92, Philadelphia 91 Game 2: Philadelphia 82, Boston 81 Game 3: Boston 107, Philadelphia 91 Friday, May 18: at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Monday, May 21: at Boston, 5 or 6 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 23: at Philadelphia, TBD x-Saturday, May 26: at Boston, TBD Indiana 2, Miami 1 Game 1: Miami 95, Indiana 86 Game 2: Indiana 78, Miami 75 Game 3: Indiana 94, Miami 75 Sunday, May 20: at Indiana, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22: at Miami, TBD x-Thursday, May 24: at Indiana, TBD x-Saturday, May 26: at Miami, TBD WESTERN CONFERENCE Oklahoma City 2, L.A. Lakers 0 Game 1: Oklahoma City 119, L.A. Lakers 90 Game 2: Oklahoma City 77, L.A. Lakers 75 Friday, May 18: at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19: at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m. x-Monday, May 21: at Oklahoma City, 7:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 23: at L.A. Lakers, TBD x-Sunday, May 27: at Oklahoma City, TBD San Antonio 2, L.A. Clippers 0 Game 1: San Antonio 108, L.A. Clippers 92 Game 2: San Antonio 105 L.A. Clippers 88 Saturday, May 19: at L.A. Clippers, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20: at L.A. Clippers, 8:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 22: at San Antonio, TBD x-Friday, May 25: at L.A. Clippers, TBD x-Sunday, May 27: at San Antonio, TBD

Transactions

Thursday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Optioned RHP Nate Adcock and RHP Vin Mazzaro to Omaha (PCL). Recalled LHP Everett Teaford and RHP Louis Coleman from Omaha. MINNESOTA TWINS—Placed RHP Nick Blackburn and C Ryan Doumit on the 15-

SPORTS SHORTS GIRLS HOOPS LEAGUE

The Roswell Girls Basketball Developmental League will accept registrations through May 28. The league is open to all girls entering fifth through eighth grade and features two divisions — fifth/sixth grade and seventh/eighth grade. The league is limited to the first 28 girls in each division. Games will be played on Thursdays during the month of June at Goddard High School. For more information, e-mail rgbdl1@yahoo.com or call 6274859.

ELKS FOR VETS GOLF TOURNEY

The fourth annual Elks for Veterans charity golf tournament will be held on June 2 at the NMMI Golf Course. The format is a four-person scramble and the tournament begins with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The entry fee is $65 per player or $260 per team. Entry fee includes breakfast, lunch, range balls, green fees and cart fees. The field is limited to the first 24 paid teams and the minimum combined handicap per team is 40. For more information, call the NMMI Golf Course at 622-6033.

RHS BOYS HOOPS CAMP

The Roswell boys basketball Coyote Camp will be held on June 4-7 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Coyote Den inside Roswell High School. The camp is open to all boys entering grades third through eighth. The cost is $50 per camper and includes a camp T-shirt, breakfast and lunch, full-court games and contests and awards. For more information, call Britt Cooper at 624-1447 or 637-3252.

GHS BASKETBALL KIDS CAMP FOR GIRLS

The Goddard girls basketball kids camp will be held from June 5-7 at the Goddard High School gym. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to noon every day and costs $30 per camper. The cost will cover basketball skills instruction, contests, games, awards, a camp ball, T-shirt, lunch and breakfast. For more information or to register, call coach Greg Torres at 627-4859.

RHS GIRLS HOOPS CAMP

The annual Roswell Lady Coyotes Heart of a Champion girls

gency surgery to insert pins into the cracked C-1 vertebra and attach a small metal plate to the back of his neck. Nicasio made a remarkable recovery to become one of the Rockies’ most reliable pitchers this season. Soon after being hit, manager Jim Tracy and trainer Keith Dugger popped out of the dugout to check on him. Nicasio threw a few warmup pitches to test the leg, before motioning he was all right. But he appeared rattled and walked the next two batters. Nicasio worked his way out of the jam without any damage. The Rockies got off to a quick start in the first as Tulowitzki lined a two-run shot to left. It was his first homer since April 27.

day DL. Recalled OF Ben Revere from Rochester (IL). NEW YORK YANKEES—Claimed INF Matt Antonelli off waivers from Baltimore. Transferred LHP Cesar Cabral from the 15to the 60-day DL. 3B OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Placed Brandon Inge on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 13. Recalled INF Adam Rosales from Sacramento (PCL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Selected the contract of INF-C Yan Gomes from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned 1B Adam Lind to Las Vegas. Announced 3B Brett Lawrie has dropped his appeal of a four-game suspension by Major League Baseball for throwing a batting helmet that bounced and hit an umpire. National League SAN DIEGO PADRES—Released INF Orlando Hudson. Placed INF Jason Bartlett on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 15. Recalled INF Everth Cabrera and INF Alexi Amarista from Tucson (PCL). Claimed LHP

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utes, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra waved the white flag and pulled out first Wade, then James, who quickly removed his headband as he got to the bench and then pulled out the mouthpiece inscripted with XVI — the Roman numeral for 16 — or the number of wins it takes to get a championship. When the final horn sounded, the three-time MVP quickly exited the floor. Indiana busted open a grind-it-out game with a 17-3 run in the third quarter, doing it with an inside-outside attack that had the Heat wondering what was coming next. Pushed by a rocking home crowd wearing “Gold Swagger” T -shirts and chanting “Beat The Heat” every chance they could, the Pacers pushed

basketball camp will be held on June 11-13 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Coyote Den inside Roswell High School. The camp is open to all girls entering grades second through eighth. The cost is $35 per camper and includes a camp T-shirt, dribbling, shooting and passing instruction, contests and games and awards. For more information, call Joe Carpenter at 910-4932, Mike Garcia at 317-3657, Chanelle Martinez at 910-2550 or Samantha Matta at 910-7009.

GHS BOYS HOOPS CAMP

The Goddard boys basketball youth camp will be held on June 11-14 from 8 a.m. to noon at Ground Zero Gymnasium inside Goddard High School. The camp is open to all boys entering grades fifth through ninth. The cost is $40 per camper and $30 for each additional camper from the same family. The cost includes a camp T-shirt and daily breakfast and lunch. For more information, call Kevin Jones at 627-4829.

SPRING RIVER GOLF CLINIC

Spring River Golf Course will

Eric Stults off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. FOOTBALL National Football League BUFFALO BILLS—Signed CB Stephon Gilmore. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Released TE Brody Eldridge. Signed QB David Legree. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Signed OL Donald Stephenson. MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Waived T Kevin Murphy and CB C.C. Whitlock. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Signed WR Jeremy Ebert. NEW YORK JETS—Signed S Antonio Allen to a four-year contract. WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Signed LB Keenan Robinson. COLLEGE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON—Named Amir Abdur-Rahim men’s assistant basketball coach. GEORGE WASHINGTON—Named Denitra Hayes woman’s assistant basketball coach.

their lead to 69-55 after three and then held off one brief run by the Heat in the fourth quarter. Behind Miami’s bench, owner Micky Arison and team president Pat Riley stared in disbelief. Despite playing almost 21 minutes and exerting himself on defense, James had enough energy to throw down a vicious left-handed dunk in the final minute of the first half, pulling the Heat even at 43-all. He looked back at the Miami bench as if to say, “How about a little help out here?” He was doing it all. Wade, on the other hand, was lost. He missed all five fieldgoal attempts, made two turnovers and ran around like a first-time rookie and not a superstar playing in his 95th career postseason game. He also appeared to be involved in a heated argument with Spoelstra during a thirdquarter timeout.

be holding a clinic from June 1215 for anyone between the ages of six and 17. The clinic will be from 8:45-11 a.m. every day. The cost for the clinic is $50 for the first child and $40 for each additional child in the same family. For more information or to register, call 622-9506.

KING OF THE CAGE HOOPS TOURNAMENT

The King of the Cage 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held on June 16 at 8 a.m. at Cahoon Park. Teams are permitted four players and each team is guaranteed three games and T-shirts. The cost is $100 per team and registration deadline is June 8. For more information, call Thomas Davis at 420-6106, James Edward at 420-0559 or Ray Baca at 910-2222.

FIRST TEE CAMPS

The First Tee will hold summer camps in June and July. The cost is $75 for the week and includes breakfast and lunch. For more information, call 6234444.


Roswell Daily Record In lieu of flowers, Audre would prefer a memorial contribution to the Cowboy Bell Scholarship Fund at First United Methodist Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.

Audre Latimer King

Audre Latimer King, 95, passed away in Houston, on Thursday, May 10, 2012. Audre was a longtime Roswell resident, who recently relocated to Houston to be near her children. Audre was born in Dexter on Jan. 8, 1917, the oldest of four children born to Earl and Johnie Latimer. She attended school in Dexter and Roswell, was a 1933 graduate of Roswell High School, and lived in the Roswell area for most of her life. Audre went to work as Chaves County deputy tax assessor in 1934. She thought this was the best job in Roswell until 1942, when she was “drafted” to work in sub-depot and supply (procurement and contracting) at Roswell Army Air Base to free up military personnel for WWII. Roswell Ar my Air Base became Walker Air Force Base, and Audre remained in the Procurement Department, meeting her future husband, Roy Otto King, at Walker AFB after the war. Audre married Roy in May 1953, shortly after Roy was transferred to Ramey Air Force Base in Puerto Rico. They had two children, Candace Audre King (born in Puerto Rico) and Roy Otto King Jr. (born in Roswell). Both children graduated from Goddard High School, but there were postings at Goose Bay AFB (Labrador, Canada) and Dyess AFB (Abilene, Texas) before a return to Walker AFB. After Walker AFB closed, Audre worked at an Indian T raining School, and back at the county tax assessor’s of fice, before completing her career in government service as an IRS auditor with the Department of Treasury. This retirement was short, as boredom set in and Audre found other things to do. Local residents may remember Audre when she worked at Pants Palace or at Seasons at Sandra’s. Working at a clothing store was a perfect fit; Audre loved all the beautiful clothes. Audre was a member of First United Methodist Church, Beta Sigma Phi, a life member of the Assistance League of Chaves County, and served on the Advisory Board for La Casa de Buena Salud. Audre was preceded in death by her husband (Roy) and brother (Earl Latimer Jr.). She is survived by her two children (Candy and Roy Jr.), five grandchildren (Joseph Roy King, Jason Perry Stegall, Kara Michelle King, Kacie Marie King and Michael Eric Stegall), her brother (Glenn Latimer), her sister (Diane Andress), and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be at First United Methodist Church, 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave., at 10 a.m., on Monday, May 21, 2012, with burial afterward next to her husband at the family plot in Hagerman. Friends and family are welcomed to celebrate Audre’s memory.

Irene Stetter

Irene Stetter, 82, of Roswell, went to be with her lord and savior on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at her home. A memorial service for Irene will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, May 21, 2012, at St. Peter Catholic Church, with the Rev. Charlie Martinez officiating. Irene Marie Hutchins was born on July 22, 1929, in Laramie, Wyo., to Charles and Edna (Whitman) Hutchins. She married Leroy J. Stetter and they spent many wonderful years together. He preceded her in death. Irene and Leroy raised their five children to be honest, hard working, and caring people. They came to Roswell in 1982. Irene belonged to St. Peter Church and was a member of the Women’s Guild there. Her family and friends will miss her dearly. Those left to cherish Irene’s memory are son Gary Stetter, of Madress, Ore.; daughter RaLinda Johnson, of Roswell; son David Stetter, of Roswell; son Joe Stetter, of Roswell; grandchildren, Mike Stetter, of Carlsbad, Joshua Draper, of Burley, Idaho, and Deanna Rodriguez, of Albuquerque; great-grandchildren, AreLee Arnold, of Boise, Idaho, Caleb Draper, of Burley, and Dakota Draper, of Burley; brother James Hutchens, of Idaho Falls, Idaho; and nieces, Janet Curtis, of Idaho Falls, Barbara Hutchins, of Idaho Falls, Jimmie Lou Blotter, of Rio Rancho, and Phyllis J. Clemen, of Indianapolis. Irene was preceded in death by husband Leroy J. Stetter; son Leroy J. Stetter; and parents Charles and Edna Hutchens. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Arrangements are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

OBITUARIES

Mr. Collins was born on June 23, 1948, to P.A. and Dorothy (Province) Collins, in Hobbs. He obtained his associate’s degree and graduated from Of ficers Candidate School. Charles proudly served his country in the United States Army. He received many medals and commendations, including Bronze Star, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Army Meritorious Unit Award, Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation and Overseas Service Ribbon. He was discharged honorably in 1970. Charles was a proud American. He also received the American Patriot Award and was a member of the VFW, 101st Airborne, and the NRA. Charles married Donna Kay Rogers in 1973. He and Donna spent many wonderful years together and had a son Charles Ryan. She preceded him in death. He lived in Roswell for the past 24 years and attended church at Grace Community. Charles will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Those left to cherish Charles’ memory are his son Charles Ryan Collins, wife Susan, and daughter Jenna Kay; mother Dorothy Lee Collins; brother Kevin Dale Collins, wife Dee, and children, Ricky and Chris; sister Princilee Kay Collins and son Nathan; and his beloved dogs, Bear, Snooky and Nixon. Preceding Charles in death were his wife Donna Kay Collins, and his father Prince Anderson Collins. A memorial service will be held in Charles’ memory at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Temple Baptist Church in Hobbs, with the Rev. Lavoid Ford officiating. Darrel Powell, Billy Gibbons, Glen Smith, Tommy Crabtree, Michael Collins, Doyle Province, Gus Marker, Kevin Collins, Gary Cothran, Chris Collins and Ricky Collins will serve as honorary pallbearers. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Arrangements are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Coreene O’Dell

Charles Collins

Charles Richard Collins, 63, of Roswell, entered into eter nal rest on Monday, May 14, 2012, at his home.

Coreene O’Dell, 89, of Roswell, passed away on May 12, 2012. She was born in Bryce, Ariz., on Oct. 26, 1922, to James Phillip Walker and Martha Evelyn Tortenberry. Coreene O’Dell was married to Eugene Garvin O’Dell, May 11, 1940, in Lordsburg. Gene preceded her in death. She was predeceased also by a son James Garvin O’Dell (Jim); her parents; her sisters, Verneal Costa, Margaret McCormick and EmmaJean Van Malveghem; and her

great-great-grandson, Ryan Gluff. Coreene O’Dell spent her life as a stay-at-home mom with her two children, Jim and Paulette. She was an extraordinary wife and mother. She was a very active member of her church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she held and served in many callings. She and her husband Gene O’Dell served a church mission in Nebraska, where they spent their time aiding families and spreading the gospel. She is survived by her daughter Paulette Wheat and husband Gordon F. Wheat; her brother Phillip Walker and wife Priscilla “Pat” Walker; grandchildren, Christopher O’Dell and wife Wendy O’Dell, Terra Betancourt and husband Frank Betancourt, Brent Wheat and wife Shawna Wheat, Eric Wheat and wife Lara Wheat, Sherry States and husband Wayne States, and Angie Flores; 15 great-grandchildren; and four great-greatgrandchildren; and numerous family and friends. A viewing will be held at 9 a.m., and the funeral services will follow at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Friends may pay their respects online at lagronefuneralchapels.com. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Dwight Cockrum

Dwight “Floyd” Cockrum, 69, of Roswell, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2012, at his residence. A memorial service for Floyd will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Jack Ferguson officiating. The family will be receiving family and friends from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 19, 2012, at 5911 Kincaid, Roswell. Floyd Cockrum was born Dec. 29, 1942, in Sesser, Ill., to Stanley and Maude (Harrison) Cockrum. He enlisted in the United States Air Force and was stationed at Walker Air Force Base. After he was honorably discharged, Floyd started Roswell Electric in 1978. A hard worker, Floyd spent countless hours building his business from the ground up. Floyd was a man of noble character. The young men who worked for him throughout the years saw him as a mentor and role model. Many would call him a friend instead of boss. He was an active member of the Roswell community. Floyd taught hunter safety courses and served on the Utilities Commission. Above anything else, Floyd was a family man. He loved and cherished his family dearly. Floyd was preceded in death by his first wife Judy Cockrum; parents Stanley and Maude Cockrum; and brothers, Glen, Noble, Bobby and Billy Cockrum.

Friday, May 18, 2012 Those left to cherish Floyd’s memory are wife Helen Cockrum, of Roswell; son Jamie Cockrum, of Las Cruces; daughter Janice Cockrum, of Albuquerque; sisters, Ruth Miner, of Sesser, and Glenna Piper, of Rendlake Ill.; daughters, Brenda Dear, of Roswell, Ronda McClure, of Roswell, Shawna Satter field, of Roswell, Tamara Spicer, of Roswell and Sharla and L ynn Coats, of Roswell; and grandchildren, Garik, Megan and Kyle Cockrum, Cody Townsend, Heather and Jasmine Powell, Jeremy Graves, Amber and Casey Sopher, Brandon and Kristen Spicer, Kyla Satterfield, Jacob Spicer, Savannah and Genevieve Duran and Connor Coats; 13 great-grandchildren; and so many others who knew him as Pop. The time has come for our Pop to take his journey to a better place. As we say our goodbyes to a VER Y special man, we are reminded of all the wonderful times we spent with him. He was a man of many names: Dwight, Floyd, Hon, Dad, Pop, Pops, Pap-pa and in many cases a good friend. Regardless of his many names, he was the epitome of a man. He was a man with a heart of gold who opened his heart, life, door and home to our Mom Helen, her five daughters, their families, their friends, and all of their life’s trials and tribulations that over the years found the way to their midst. His heart was as true as his words. He said what he meant, and meant what he said. He was honest and open and we always knew where we stood with him. He loved each one of us unconditionally and we knew it. Pop, your love will live on in our hearts, your memories will live on in our minds, and your stories will be shared for generations to come. As you have always said, “your kids are your legacy.” We couldn’t be happier or prouder to be known as your kids. We will truly miss you, Pop!! I love you, Rhonda. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Clora Belle Bartlett

Clora Belle Davis Bartlett went to be with her lord and savior on May 15, 2012, with her family at her side. Services will be held at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, Friday, May 18, 2012, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Ernie Amador officiating. Interment will follow in South Park Cemetery. Clora Belle Bartlett was born Aug. 10, 1926, to H.R. (Kiah) and Irene Fry Davis, who predeceased her. On July 14, 1943, Clora married the love of her life Fred T. Bartlett. They were married 67 years before Fred’s passing on Dec. 26, 2009. Left to cherish her mem-

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ory are her son William Lee Bartlett and his wife Liz, her daughter Fredda Sanders and husband Lorin, all of Roswell; two sisters, Dovie S. Hopper, of Roswell, and Betty Lou Ferrell and husband Bud, of Arizona; six grandchildren, William Freddie Bartlett, Jennifer Ann Johnson, Melissa Mckelvey, and Christa Abbott, all of Roswell, and Russell A. Bartlett, Troy L. Bartlett, and one stepgrandchild Dee Burrows, of Amarillo; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and a special friend and caregiver of Fred and her parents Kathy Smith. Her oldest son Russell Troy Bartlett predeceased her in 2004. The family would like to say thank you to her grandaughter, Christa Abbott for the excellent care and love she gave her grandmother the past two years of her life. She knew she was loved every day, and she loved Christa very much. To Lorin Sanders her beloved son-in-law, the family thanks him for opening his home and lovingly taking such good care of Clora during this past two years. He was an angel to her and she loved him very much. Clora was a life member of the Pythian Sisters and served as the grand chief of the state of New Mexico. She was active in politics and worked at the polls. She was a member of the PTA all through the formative years of her children’s education, and was a homeroom mother for all. She was a 40-year member of the Rebekahs in Roswell, and was the noble grand for three years. She spent many tireless hours working in charities for children and for homeless in her early years. She worked during World War II for the war effort while her husband served in Germany and at the Battle of the Bulge. With her young son, she would attend Saturday morning newsreels at the movie theater for information on the war and where her beloved Fred was serving. Clora was a wonderful wife, a loving and caring mother and grandmother and a mentor for all who needed a special friend. She knew no bounds in her love of her family, friends and her love of her lord and savior. Her favorite spiritual song was “I am only 4’11 but I’m going to heaven and it makes me feel 10’ tall.” Her granchildren called her Momo, but to her children she was Mother and she was the true mother exemplified in every action. God gave us an angel to enjoy on Earth and now she is in heaven with her husband the love of her life, and her son Russell, whom she loved and cherished. For us left to grieve, we know where she is and that we will see her again someday. Goodbye, precious Mother, Momo, sister, aunt and friend. We love you and miss you. Pallbearers will be Jeremie Mckelvey, Joshua Mckelvey, Kevin Durbin, all great-grandsons, and Richard Kirkendal, Tommy Ferrell and Tyler Neill. You can come by where Clora lived the past two years to pay your respects and visit with the family. You are welcome. Condolences can be offered online at lagronefuneralchapels.com. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

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


B4 Friday, May 18, 2012

FINANCIAL

Postal Service to begin closing plants this summer

Roswell Daily Record

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service is moving forward with a multibilliondollar cost-cutting plan that will close nearly 250 mail processing centers, saying on Thursday it can no longer wait as Congress remains deadlocked over how to help. At a news briefing, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said the agency’s mail processing network had simply become too big, given declining first-class mail volume and mounting debt. It will now consolidate nearly 250 plants as originally proposed, including 48 this summer, but will stretch out the remainder over a longer time frame in 2013 and 2014. Earlier this month, nearly half the Senate had written letters to Donahoe asking that he hold off on closing any mail facility until Congress could pass final postal overhaul legislation. The Senate last month passed a bill that would halt many of the closings. The House remains stalled over a separate postal measure allowing for more aggressive cuts. “To return to long-term profitability and financial

stability while keeping mail affordable, we must match our network to the anticipated workload,” Donahoe said. Failure to do so, he stressed, would “create a fiscal hole that the Postal Service will not be able to climb out of.” Under the modified approach, up to 140 processing centers will be consolidated by next February — roughly 48 in August and about 90 next January and February. Closings would be suspended during the Postal Service’s busy election and holiday mail season. Another 89 closings would occur in 2014. The consolidations are initially expected to reduce postal staff by 13,000 and save the struggling mail agency roughly $1.2 billion annually. By the time the full round of cuts is implemented by late 2014, the post office will have 28,000 fewer employees with estimated annual savings of $2.1 billion. The latest postal move comes after vociferous protests from communities across the U.S., particularly those in rural areas, over the mail agency’s initial multibillion-dollar cost-cutting plan to close up to

Linda Graham, the postmaster in Hope, Alaska, discusses the U.S. Postal Service's plan to cut the rural Alaska post office's hours.

3,700 post offices and 252 mail processing centers. The Postal Service last week backed off the closing of post offices, saying it would cut costs instead by reducing operating hours in 13,000 mostly rural locations. Thursday’s announcement seeks to allay consumer concer ns about immediate, broad-scale cuts to mail processing centers that would have slowed first-class mail delivery of prescription drugs, newspapers and other services beginning

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico regulators, who are grappling with how to best regulate the oil and natural gas industry, heard Thursday from energy producers who have seen their costs rise and ranchers who are concerned about contamination. At issue is a set of regulations that govern how oil and gas producers handle drilling wastes in pits, buried tanks, sumps and closed-loop systems. The comments came as the state Oil Conservation Commission considers a request by the industry to revamp the so-called pit rule. A weeklong hearing is under way in Santa Fe. All sides agree on the need to find a way to allow

oil and gas development to continue in New Mexico while ensuring the arid state’s water sources and soil are not contaminated. The debate is fueled by how to do it. “I’m not against drilling, don’t get me wrong,” said Phil Bidegain, an eastern New Mexico rancher who is concer ned about an amendment that calls for reducing the distance between water wells and temporary pits from 500 feet to 100 feet. “Water is a precious commodity, especially in our area,” he said. “One hundred feet is only 33 yards. That’s only 33 steps and when you think of it that way, it’s pretty close.” Bidegain’s family has

been ranching near Tucumcari for 102 years, and he has developed a surface user’s agreement that lays out rules for any oil and gas companies interested in drilling on his ranch. The only line of defense for landowners who allow drilling on their property without such an agreement is the pit rule, he said. The rule was first adopted by the commission in 2008 after dozens of hours of testimony from engineers, economists, environmentalists and ranchers. Environmentalists and some ranchers argue the rule needs to stay intact to ensure water sources as well as wildlife and livestock are protected. Howev-

Anchorage if their local post office couldn’t stay open long enough. Timely delivery from mail processing centers is also particularly valued in the winter months, when hazardous road conditions can make travel to a store or pharmacy difficult if not impossible.

this summer and would have virtually eliminated the chance for a stamped letter to arrive the next day. Under the new plan, about 80 percent of the U.S. areas that currently enjoy overnight first-class mail delivery will continue to do so through the end of next year. After that, barring congressional action, the Postal Service will proceed with additional steps that could slow first-class mail and reduce overnight delivery more significantly, said Megan Brennan, chief operating of ficer of the

Postal Service. The Postal Service has been grappling with losses as first-class mail volume declines and more people switch to the Internet to communicate and pay bills. The agency has forecast a record $14.1 billion loss by the end of this year. Without changes, it said, annual losses would exceed $21 billion by 2016. Donahoe stressed that even with the mail agency’s latest moves, it still faces mounting losses without congressional action that would give it more leeway to eliminate Saturday mail delivery and reduce health and labor costs. If the House fails to act soon, postal officials say they will face a cash crunch in August and September, when the agency must pay more than $11 billion to the Treasury for future retiree health benefits. Already $13 billion in debt, the health payment obligation will force the agency to run up against its $15 billion debt ceiling, causing it to default on the payments. In many sprawling rural areas like Hope, Alaska, residents say they would have to drive nearly 100 miles for mail services in

“I do think it’s a sign of a larger, more worrisome trend to me that instead of trying to focus on our larger issues in our society, what we’re trying to do is nickel and dime people on sort of the downstream end of everything,” he said. “But that’s a political issue.”

er, the industry contends the regulations need to be amended so producers can remain competitive. An industry group and environmentalists have filed appeals over the regulations. The cases are stalled in state district court, pending the outcome of the hearing before the commission Aside from changing the siting requirements for temporary lined pits, the industry wants to be able to bury drilling mud wastes on site as along as the level of salts and other contaminants are low enough and the distance to groundwater is adequate. The industry also wants to use one large pit for multiple wells.

Rep. James Strickler, RFarmington, testified that oil and gas producers have gone to other states and taken jobs with them because of the rule, costing New Mexico about $1 billion in lost tax revenues. “That’s a tremendous hardship on schools, on our colleges, on highways, on prisons,” he said. “We’re starting to see a little recovery in the economy, but this pit rule, it’s a jobkiller.” It could be next month before the commission makes any decisions on the proposed amendments. One of the top energy producing states in the U.S., New Mexico has 12 state inspectors. More than 50,000 producing wells

come under their purview. New Mexico also is limited when it comes to assessing civil penalties against operators that violate the law and reporting and tracking violations, the report states. Gwen Lachelt, director of Earthworks' Oil and Gas Accountability Project, accused the Oil Conservation Division of failing in its mission. “With their failure, they guarantee irresponsible oil and gas development and put landowners, their water and the environment at risk,” she said. The agency has acknowledged that it’s understaffed, but officials maintain their inspectors are doing a good job.

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“My wife’s medical plan is basically that prescription drugs are mailed to her,” said Doug Pope, a semiretired lawyer who lives near Hope, an old gold rush town where the post office faces reduced hours. “There’s a lot of people who will be here for months without going to Anchorage.” Pope says he’s willing to accept moderate postal cuts, explaining that he’s not sure what else can be done and whether politicians in Washington will do anything about it.

Group: NM lacks adequate oil and gas enforcement

CATTLE/HOGS

NEW YORK(AP) - Cattle/hogs futures on the Chicago Merchantile Exchange Friday: Open high

low

settle

CATTLE 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Jun 12 116.87 117.97 116.87 117.92 Aug 12 119.00 120.10 118.97 120.05 Oct 12 124.35 125.05 124.35 124.95 Dec 12 127.40 127.55 127.25 127.45 Feb 13 128.35 128.97 128.35 128.67 Apr 13 129.85 130.90 129.85 130.90 Jun 13 127.60 127.60 127.60 127.60 Aug 13 127.40 127.80 127.40 127.80 Oct 13 129.50 129.50 129.50 129.50 Last spot N/A Est. sales 10814. Wed’s Sales: 54,588 Wed’s open int: 337637, off -1073 FEEDER CATTLE 50,000 lbs.- cents per lb. May 12 149.97 150.65 149.97 150.62 Aug 12 158.32 159.97 158.32 159.92 Sep 12 160.07 161.20 160.07 161.17 Oct 12 161.50 162.45 161.50 162.42 Nov 12 162.70 163.00 162.65 163.00 Jan 13 162.70 162.95 162.70 162.95 Mar 13 162.50 163.02 162.50 162.90 Apr 13 162.45 Last spot N/A Est. sales 986. Wed’s Sales: 5,036 Wed’s open int: 40705, up +251 HOGS-Lean 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Jun 12 86.37 87.85 86.25 87.42 Jul 12 87.62 89.00 87.10 88.75 Aug 12 88.30 89.60 87.90 89.50 Oct 12 80.45 81.65 80.32 81.35 Dec 12 78.30 79.00 78.15 78.92 Feb 13 80.25 80.50 80.05 80.45 Apr 13 81.60 81.85 81.55 81.80 May 13 85.95 85.95 85.95 85.95 Jun 13 87.80 88.05 87.75 87.75 Jul 13 86.00 86.50 86.00 86.35 Aug 13 85.40 85.70 85.40 85.70 Oct 13 76.90 76.90 76.90 76.90 Last spot N/A Est. sales 9719. Wed’s Sales: 48,649 Wed’s open int: 270404, off -4914

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NEW YORK(AP) - Cotton No. 2 futures on the N.Y. Cotton Exchange Friday: Open high

low settle

COTTON 2 50,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Jul 12 76.66 78.23 76.26 76.65 Oct 12 76.58 77.00 75.43 75.83 Dec 12 74.34 75.60 73.78 73.90 Mar 13 75.56 76.77 75.10 75.10 May 13 76.79 77.65 76.10 76.10 Jul 13 77.78 78.53 77.03 77.03 Oct 13 76.00 Dec 13 78.00 78.20 77.03 77.03 Mar 14 78.79 May 14 78.25 Jul 14 77.77 Oct 14 77.07 Dec 14 77.03 Mar 15 76.73 Last spot N/A Est. sales 17104. Wed’s Sales: 26,077 Wed’s open int: 189132, up +523

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GRAINS

CHICAGO(AP) - Futures trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday: Open high

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FUTURES

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OIL/GASOLINE/NG

NEW YORK(AP) - Trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange Friday: Open high

low

settle

LIGHT SWEET CRUDE 1,000 bbl.- dollars per bbl. Jun 12 92.77 93.88 92.09 92.56 Jul 12 93.10 94.24 92.47 92.94 Aug 12 93.42 94.50 92.72 93.19 Sep 12 93.70 94.78 92.98 93.44 Oct 12 94.10 94.95 93.29 93.66 Nov 12 94.78 94.93 93.61 93.83 Dec 12 94.49 95.35 93.55 94.00 Jan 13 94.64 95.49 93.74 94.13 Feb 13 94.55 95.20 93.96 94.19 Mar 13 94.96 94.96 93.80 94.16 Apr 13 94.63 94.65 93.84 94.02 May 13 93.62 93.81 93.62 93.81 Jun 13 94.30 94.86 93.22 93.58 Jul 13 93.31 Aug 13 93.05 Sep 13 92.81 Oct 13 92.60 Nov 13 92.37 Dec 13 92.56 93.15 91.73 92.20 Jan 14 91.91 Feb 14 91.64 Mar 14 91.32 Apr 14 91.02 May 14 90.75 Jun 14 90.59 90.59 90.29 90.50 Jul 14 90.20 Last spot N/A Est. sales 609121. Wed’s Sales: 664,792 Wed’s open int: 1537443, off -1708 NY HARBOR GAS BLEND 42,000 gallons- dollars per gallon Jun 12 2.9108 2.9300 2.8668 2.8782 Jul 12 2.8541 2.8720 2.8060 2.8174 Aug 12 2.8141 2.8267 2.7654 2.7737 Sep 12 2.7864 2.7864 2.7278 2.7354 Oct 12 2.6430 2.6430 2.5900 2.5962 Nov 12 2.6152 2.6169 2.5574 2.5643 Dec 12 2.5996 2.5996 2.5405 2.5492 Jan 13 2.5790 2.5790 2.5450 2.5450 Feb 13 2.5875 2.5900 2.5534 2.5534 Mar 13 2.6027 2.6027 2.5677 2.5677

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METALS

NEW YORK (AP) _ Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu. Aluminum -$0.9046 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.4970 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $3.4795 N.Y. Merc spot Thu. Lead - $1973.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.8679 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1554.00 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1574.50 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu. Silver - $28.295 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $27.996 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu. Platinum -$1449.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1453.40 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu. n.q.-not quoted n.a.-not available r-revised

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celebrate her accomplishment with her. I discussed this with Donna and asked if we could recognize Sara at her son’s party. Donna refused because my ex is having a party for Sara, and her son would be an invited guest but not the celebrated graduate there. I say it’s a different scenario because I’m Sara’s father and if I were remarried, we’d celebrate the step-sibling graduation together. Donna then told me she has some issues with the way Sara behaves at times. I feel this has given me an insight that I don’t like. How should I handle this upcoming graduation and other important issues? MIXED FEELINGS IN MISSOURI

DEAR ABBY UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE

DEAR ABBY: I am a divorced man with a live-in girlfriend I’ll call Donna. Her two boys also live with us. Donna’s older son will graduate from high school this year, and she has planned a party that her mother and other family members will attend from out of state. My daughter, “Sara,” is graduating from the same high school. Sara has shared her concerns with me that Donna’s family won’t care about celebrating her graduation. I tried to assure her that it’s my day to

DEAR MIXED FEELINGS: Handle the graduation and other important issues by keeping them SEPARATE. While it would be generous for Sara to

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be acknowledged at Donna’s son’s party, it isn’t mandatory — and I’m sure the reverse isn’t planned for the party your ex is hosting for Sara. What the circumstances “would be” if you and Donna were married instead of living together is irrelevant because you are not married and the graduates are not step-siblings. However, this does point up that Donna has not warmed to Sara as much as she might have and you might wish she had. And, because it could be a deal-breaker, this is an issue that should be examined carefully in the very near future. #####

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 16-year-old girl. I love my mother, but she puts very little effort into how she looks. She has been divorced since I was a baby and hasn’t dated much. When it comes to how we dress, we are complete opposites. I like to put on real

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DEAR DOTING DAUGHTER: We could all “improve,” but if your mother is comfortable with herself as she is, you should try to accept her that way. Many women find bras uncomfortable, and if they don’t have to wear them they don’t — especially when wearing loose sweatshirts.

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clothes, even if I’m accompanying my mom to the grocery store. She goes out wearing sweats and no bra. Sometimes I try to help her by picking out her outfits for the week, but she gets mad when I say anything about her no-bra rule. She says I’m trying to pressure her to be someone she’s not. Maybe I am, but I want her to meet people and go on dates. It feels like she has no pride in what she looks like. I care about her, but I can’t help but see that she could improve. DOTING DAUGHTER IN MARYLAND

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Dear Readers: With food allergies on the rise, especially among children, many people have an EPINEPHRINE auto-injector on hand. Here is important and potentially lifesaving information that you need to know about it: • Prescriptions come with two injectors for a reason. They should not be separated! The second injector is there in case something goes wrong with the first, or if the first dose wears off and a second is needed. • A practice injector comes with the prescription. Use it! Don’t wait until an actual emergency arises! Know what to do before a crisis. • Epinephrine auto-injectors should be replaced yearly. An expired one may work, but it also might not be as effective. Don’t take a chance! • Always get medical treatment after using epinephrine. It is NOT a substitute for medical care, but it buys you enough time to get medical treatment. Even if the injector works perfectly and the person feels better, medical treatment is a MUST. It also is the only way to receive a new prescription. Hopefully, the need to use epinephrine will never arise, but in case it does, keep these helpful hints in mind. 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)Heloise.com #####

Dear Heloise: I take the robe (Heloise here: the disposable paper robes for examinations) that they give me to wear at a doctor’s office home with me. I use it for hair coloring or cutting my hair at home. Denise, via email

Dear Readers: Do you take your digital camera everywhere, as I do? How do you protect it from dirt, dust and damage? Keep the camera in a bag, even if it is a small, sealable plastic bag. This cuts down on moisture and other stuff. If your camera looks dirty, use a soft cloth (a microfiber cloth is perfect) to gently wipe away smudges and fingerprints. On the lens, don’t use anything that will scratch. Very carefully use a soft cloth or eyeglass cleaner. If the battery compartment gets a little dusty, use a pencil eraser to clean the metal contacts and then blow into the compartment to remove the “shavings.” Voila — no more filth! Heloise

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Dear Heloise: When making a donation/memorial, designate how this should be directed — i.e., Music Fund Memorial, Scholarship Memorial, etc. I recently discovered my church’s practice is that when there is no designation, the donation is placed in its “General Fund.” Jean in Arkansas

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

ARIES (March 21-April 19)  You become more aware of what you have to offer. Be sure to maintain your needs as well. Your budget could become an area for scrutiny. Wearing rose-colored shades might be fun, but it could cause a fiscal disaster. Tonight: Enjoy yourself without breaking the bank. TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  You smile, and others cannot help but respond. Do you have your wish list nearby? If so, you might want to zero in on a coveted item. Others seem only too happy to pave the way. Your creativity will come into play. Tonight: Paint the town red. GEMINI (May 21-June 20)  A lot might be going on around you, especially in your community or workplace. You might only be seeing one facet of a situation. Know that this trait is neither all good nor all bad. You simply perceive things in a comfortable manner. Tonight: Not to be found. CANCER (June 21-July 22)  Zero in on what you feel is important. You have a tendency to sell yourself short or become insecure. You’ll do such a great job at covering up your feelings that you might not even know how you really feel. Go for what you want. Tonight: You are the party. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)  Events seem to naturally unfurl in a positive manner. You’ll step up to the plate, but be aware that your

GARAGE SALES

Legals

001. North

---------------------------------Pub. May 18, 25, June 1, 2012

300 LA Fonda Dr, Sat-Sun, 7-12 noon. Cothing, shoes, tools & misc.

STATE OF NEW MEXCOUNTY OF ICO CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

002. Northeast

Cindy Alcazar, Petitioner

1513 N. Greenwood Friday & Saturday 7am-4p Clothes, misc. items.

vs.

Jose Alcazar, Respondent

603 HERMOSA Dr, Sat., 7am. Computer desk, filing cabinet, lots of girl’s, baby & toddler toys/clothes, lots of misc, household items.

Case# DM-2012-349

NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF ACTION

3209 ALHAMBRA, Sat., 7am-? Dryer & washer, tires, fridge, men’s, women’s & children’s clothes, home decor & misc.

GREETINGS: You are hereby notified that a cause of action is being brought against you in the District Court of Chaves County, Cause No. DM-2012-349, in which Cindy Alcazar, is Plaintiff/Petitioner, the and you are the Defendant/Respondent. Unless you enter an appearance in this cause of action within thirty (30) days from the last date of publication of this Notice of Pendency of Action, the Petitioner may request the Court to issue a default judgment against you.

1516 N. Greenwood, Fri-Sat, 8am-5pm. 1 mesa, 4 sillas y ropa. ROSWELL’S LARGEST Yard Sale, Sat., May 19th, Wool Bowl, 6am-6pm. Taking booth space registrations through Friday, 5/18 at 4pm @ the Roswell Humane Society or online at www.RoswellUnited.com booth spaces start at only $20 for businesses & individuals, registrations fees donated to the Roswell Humane Society.

Petitioner/Plaintiff address is: 307 Northwood Drive Roswell, NM 88201

15 Del Norte Dr Sat. 8-2 Boys & girls clothes and shoes, household, twin size bed, toys

KENNON CROWHURST Clerk of the District Court

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-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 2012 STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

21st MORTGAGE CORPORATION, vs.

Plaintiff,

MELANIE ALEXANDER,

No. D-504-CV-2012-00026

Defendant.

NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE is hereby given that on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., the undersigned Special Master will sell to the highest bidder on the steps of the Chaves County Courthouse (West Side) all Defendant Melanie Alexander’s (”Defendant”) interest in the real property located at 5601 Ocotillo Avenue in Chaves County, New Mexico, and more particularly describes as: Lot 2 of Tract A and Lot 6 of Tract B in Block 6 of Wheeler Subdivision No. 1 in the County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat filed in the Chaves County Clerk’s Office on October 14, 1953 and recorded in Book B of Plat Records, at Page 199. and a Manufactured Home: 1998 Oak Creek Model 852 80x18, Serial Number OCO59811581, which currently has the address of 5601 Ocotillo Ave., Roswell, New Mexico. 88201.

TOGETHER WITH all the improvements now or hereafter erected on the property, and all easements, appurtenances, and fixtures now or hereafter a part of the property. All replacements and additions shall also be covered by this Security Instrument. All of the foregoing is referred to in this Security Instrument as the “Property.”

The sale will satisfy all or a portion of a Default Judgment Against Defendant Melanie Alexander, Decree of Foreclosure, Order of Sale, and Appointment of Special Master (”Default Judgment”) entered on March 5, 2012 as follows: A. Judgment in rem in the amount of $61,537.66, plus its costs of $500.87 and attorney’s fees and tax of $1,979.50, for a total in rem judgment of $64,018.03, with interest continuing to accrue at 8.75% per year from January 30, 2012, forward. The Default Judgment may be obtained from either the court clerk or the undersigned Special Master prior to the sale date. Defendant filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy on March 13, 2012, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico, in case number 12-10990-j7. A default Order Granting Relief from Stay was filed on April 19, 2012, allowing 21st Mortgage Corporation to proceed with this sale. 21st Mortgage Corporation has the right to bid at the sale and to apply its judgment or a portion thereof to the purchase price in lieu of cash. For all other bidders, the sale terms are cash or its equivalent by the close of business on the day of sale. The sale may be postponed and rescheduled at the Special Master’s discretion. /s/ Gregory J. Nibert, Special Master PO Box 10 Roswell, NM 88202 575/622-6510

CLASSIFIEDS/ENTERTAINMENT JACQUELINE BIGAR YOUR HOROSCOPE

finances could come into play. This situation could cost you. A partner could be confused or viewing a monetary situation very differently. Tonight: You are the lead player. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  You might have difficulty staying anchored. A key person in your life might not mean to be so vague — he or she is just hard to pin down to get answers. Let your imagination run wild. Welcome a brainstorming session, and answers will emerge. Tonight: Relax to a good movie. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)     Your awareness of others and their expectations sometimes could cause you angst. Recognize your limits and what you are willing to do. Others tend to be unpredictable at this juncture. Curb your anger. Take a walk or participate in some other stress-reducing exercise. Tonight: Dinner with a loved one. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  You need to allow your mind to wander a little more. You often are a source of unusual ideas that seem to satisfy many people who have a

002. Northeast

715 E. Linda Vista Blvd. Backyard Sale Sat. & Sun. 6-1 Baby items, clothing, shoes, household items, 6 chair dining table, treadmill, pull-up bar, new microwave oven & misc. 636 E. Orange, Sat. TV, end tables, tires, computer, stereo equip. & more. 59 NORTH Sky Loop, Sat., 7-1. Golf bags, high chair, toys, jeans, clothing, misc. 904 E. Vista Pkwy Fri. 8-? Sat. 8-12 boys sz 6-12 lots sz 10 twin bed/matt. electronics, household, misc.

003. East

1600 E. 2nd, pass Atkinson light), Thurs-Sat, 10-5. Household items, cookie jars, lots of misc, clothing (MWC), too much to mention. Check it out! AMY’S, 1501 E. 2nd, Fri-Sun. Vintage Antiques: Cameras, toys, furniture, record player, portable sewing machine & clothes, horse supplies, bridals, & more. Flatbed $3500.

004. Southeast

210 E. 3rd Thur-Sat. Doors, stoves, fridge, chains, tools, lumber, odds & ends 1616 S. Stanton Ave. Fri. & Sat. all day. Clothes, furniture, dishes, shoes. 824 E. Albuquerque, Fri-Sun, 7am-3pm. Clothes & lots of other misc.

005. South

THRIFT STORE & Flea Mkt. sellers. Storage shed to empty & sell as a lot. Too much to list it all! Call for details & appointment, 317-3681. 300 S. Green (Hagerman), Fri-Sun, 8am-2pm. Household items, some antiques, some clothes. 2305 BARNETT Dr, Sat., 8am-3pm. Multi family yard/garage sale. No Early Birds. Never used bathroom vanity, new heavy duty screen door, “Fisher” stereo, tools, camping equip, vintage jewelry & lots more. 107 Yakima Rd. Midway Sat.-Sun. 8-5 yard sale! Closing out Grandma’s house! Furniture, dishes, nick nacks, some antiques.

006. Southwest

FRI & Sat, 9am - when my wife lets me back in the house at 1416 S. Richardson Ave. Furniture, household items, new ladies shoes, too much to list you will just have to come down.

006. Southwest 18 FOREST Dr. 0600 17 May, 0600 18 May, 0600 19 May. Toys, games, furniture, household goods.

COMMUNITY YARD sale, Sat. only, 8am-1pm. Town & Country MHP, 333 W. Brasher Rd. 900 W. Brasher Rd, West of Main Sanctuary, Sat. only, 7am. Remodel Sale: Foosball & air hockey table, skeeball, 10 TVs, love seat, end tables, home decor, lamps, cabinets, doors, sink & riding mower. Priced to sell.

2701 EMERALD, Sat-Sun, 7am-12pm. Moving sale, everything must go. Beds, shelves, TVs, clothes & appliances. 507 S. Evergreen, Friday, 7am-11am ONLY!

007. West

701 W. Jaffa St. Sat. & Sun. 7:30-2:00 pm Moving Sale. Household items. 312 W. 2nd, 7am, Fri-Sat. Furniture, pottery, fishing tackle & much more.

1723 W. Walnut

Friday 8am-? Yard Sale. Lots of misc.

008. Northwest

SAT, 5/19 only, 7am-3pm, 3208 N. Richardson. Household & kitchen items, furniture, great stuff, everything must go. 3100 Onate Road Saturday 8-12 noon HUGE MULTIFAMILY! Furniture, electronics, tools, jewelry, clothes, shoes, baby items, trampoline, home accessories and much more! 1518 N. Union, Thurs-Fri, 8-1. Baby & ladies clothes, shoes, purses & misc. 702 SERENA Dr, Sat., 7am. Home decor, John Deere stuff, workout equip., king size mattresses, household items. 1211 HAMILTON Drive Enchanted Hills Saturday 7am 711 W. 12th, Fri., 7am-? Furniture, commercial set up bench & misc. 3201 N Kentucky #68 Sat. Sun 7-2 , toys clothes, Car bed stainless appliances

ANNOUNCEMENTS 015. Personals Special Notice

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

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-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish May 18, 2012

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCES AND PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Governing Body of the Town of Dexter will consider the ordinances below at its’ regular meeting June 12, 2012 at 6:00 pm at the Council Chambers 115 E Second Street. The Council will at that time and place first conduct a public hearing to here and comment in favor of or against said ordinances and may thereafter take final action approving all or parts of the proposed ordinance.

Ordinance 2012-03; AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF DEXTER AMENDING SECTION 1-SCHEDULE OF RATES FOR WATER AND SEWER OF ORDINANCE 2007-08; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES AND/OR RESOLUTIONS IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; FIXING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND LOCATION OF THE ORIGINAL ORDINANCE.

Ordinance 2012-04; AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF DEXTER ADOPTING THE 2011 SINGLE AMENDMENT TO THE 2010 COMPILATION OF THE UNIFORM TRAFFIC ORDINANCE ADOPTED BY THE TOWN OF DEXTER; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; FIXING AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND LOCATION OF THE ORIGINAL ORDINANCE. The complete ordinance may be inspected at the Town Hall during normal business hours or copies are available upon payment of a copy fee. Kay Roberts, MMC Municipal Clerk/Treasurer

difference of opinion. A friend could be pushy and wants you to spend more time with him or her. Tonight: Where your friends are. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  You might want to rethink your plans with an eye to clearing up as much as you can in order to enjoy yourself. You come from a place of strength and understanding. Schedule a late lunch; you could find it very relaxing. Tonight: Whatever soothes your soul. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  You might want to try to do something very different than the way you typically do, so take a risk and do just that. You will enjoy the excitement and change of pace. Your imagination leads the way. Bring others together to join you. Tonight: Continue the fun. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  If you can take the day or part of the day off from your routine, do. You could find that the change not only reinvigorates you but also impacts a close loved one. In this freeing atmosphere, you’ll discover a new vitality. Tonight: Close to home. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)  Your words have power. How you decide to integrate an important matter could make someone very comfortable, or just the opposite. As you claim your power, recognize the impact you would like to have here. Tonight: Join your friends. BORN TODAY Pope John Paul II (1920), fashion designer Pierre Balmain (1914), film director Frank Capra (1897)

015. Personals Special Notice

HAVE STUFF and need money but not able to have a garage sale? Don’t want a creepy wheeler dealer crawling over everything? Call me, 575-626-7170. LOOKING FOR an oil painting of a Moody Blues album cover. Sold from the Humane Society Thrift Shop. Donated by mistake and has sentimental value. Please call 626-1633.

025. Lost and Found

3 Pitbulls missing: 1F, 1M. Colors: 2 black. Vicinity of Elm & Alameda. 575-910-0633. LOST AT ENMU campus, 5/11, male kitten, black, gray & white paws, 3 mos old, “Max”, Reward, 505-450-7635. FOUND BROWN & black, mixed, male, medium sized, 1yr old, vicinity of Alameda & Sycamore. Call if your dog, 575-910-4084. FOUND LONG haired/brownish red, male Chihuahua by Parkview Elementary. Call & leave message, 623-1507.

INSTRUCTION

EMPLOYMENT

045. Employment Opportunities

PUT GRAPHICS IN YOUR AD! ADD A PICTURE OF YOUR PET, YOUR HOUSE, YOUR CAR, YOUR COMPANY’S LOGO!

E-MAIL PICTURES TO: CLASSIFIEDS@ RDRNEWS.COM

L&F DISTRIBUTORS Class A CDL Drivers For Roswell, NM Area Qualified applicant must have good driving record. Current commercial license preferable. Previous experience delivering product a plus. Good communication and customer service skills. Interested applicants apply at: L&F Distributors 2200 North Atkinson Roswell, NM 88201 575-622-0380 An Equal Opportunity Employer OPTOMETRIC OFFICE, Receptionist needed- Must be able to multi task and learn all office duties. Must be detailed orientated and be able to complete work as directed. Must be patient service focused & be able and willing to take direction and instruction. Two years receptionist experience. Please send resume to: PO Box 1897, Unit #302 Roswell, NM 88202. WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION Now Hiring: Assistant Manager Come Join Our Dynamic Team! National Consumer Finance Company with over 900 Locations, Full Benefits package, Vacation - Paid Holidays Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance, 401K Retirement - Excellent Training program - NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. We are looking for Qualified Candidates with: A desire to Succeed and Advance Professional Appearance A Positive Attitude WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP (Nasdaq: WRLD) Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply in person at 123 N. Main, Roswell, NM.

045. Employment Opportunities

Avon, Buy/Sell. Become Ind. Sales Rep $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR CALVARY BAPTIST Church is now accepting applications for the position of Custodian. This is a full time position. The applicant must be a self starter, pay attention to detail, ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs, and serve as a team player with other staff. Pay depending on experience. One year experience is preferred. Please submit resume to Calvary Baptist Church, 1009 W. Alameda, Roswell, NM 88203. ATTN: Pastor Chris Mullennix. Or come by office M-Thurs to pick up application. Emailed resumes will not be accepted. LOOKING FOR CDL drivers with 1yr OTR exp., REFER exp. preferred. Call 575-910-9759. NEED EXPERIENCED HVAC Installer/Service Tech, driver’s license a must, apply in person at 2104 1/2 S. Sunset, behind old Cable One building. Rate of pay DOE. MAMA TUCKER’S Bakery Looking for Full-Time Donut Maker and Part-Time Clerks. Apply at 3109 N. Main. MEDICAL OFFICE full or part time positions open to assist with billing, collections, scheduling and working with insurance companies. Send resumes to PO Box 1897 Unit 303, Roswell, NM 88202. THE ROSWELL Daily Record is now accepting applications for the position of: OUTSIDE SALES The ideal candidate must possess excellent customer service skills, superior organizational skills a self-starter and strong work ethic. Bilingual preferred. Experience or background in advertising also helpful. Must be computer literate. This is a full time position. Interested Applicants please send resume & references to: ROSWELL DAILY RECORD Attn: Vonnie Fischer, 2301 N. Main, Roswell, NM 88201 or e-mail to: addirector@rdrnews.com NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! AIRLINES ARE HIRING – Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified – Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 888-886-7324. Looking for a doorman/security. Please apply at 2000 N. Main. Experienced Cake Decorator Part-time or Full-time Bakery Cake Decorator needed. Great environment & atmosphere. Pay based on experience..employee discount. Must be able to work weekends & Holidays Required to take drug test Full-time provides insurance benefits, 401k, sick pay, Prescription discounts, holiday pay, vacation pay. Apply at Lawrence Brothers IGA 900 W. 2nd Street. Roswell,NM. Cardiovascular Ultrasound Technician needed for a part time position, Please send resume to PO Box 1617, Roswell, NM 88202 or call (575)625-8430. CUSTOMER SERVICE Representative. Applicant must be over 21, a mature, non-smoker, with the ability to communicate effectively in the fast paced travel industry. We require a clean MVD record and scheduling flexibility. Generous incentive program based on your ability to sell. Contact Bryan at Hertz Rent a Car, Main Airport Terminal, Roswell International Air Center 8AM - 2PM. Phone calls not accepted.

Roswell Daily Record Legals

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish May 18, 2012 BEFORE THE NEW MEXICO PUBLIC REGULATION COMMISSION

IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF T-MOBILE WEST CORPORATION FOR DESIGNATION AS AN ELIGIBLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIER FOR THE PURPOSES OF ESTABLISHING ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MOBILITY FUND PHASE 1 AUCTION ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 AT THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION AND REQUEST FOR EXPEDITED CONSIDERATTION Case No. 12-00097-UT

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NOTICE OF PROCEEDING AND HEARING

NOTICE is hereby given by the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (”Commission”) of the following: On April 4, 2012, T-Mobile West Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of T-Mobile USA, Inc. and doing business as T-Mobile ("T-Mobile"), filed a petition seeking designation as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier ("ETC") for the purpose of establishing eligibility to participate in the Mobility Fund Phase I auction at the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") that is scheduled to be held on September 27, 2012 ("Auction 901"). The Fund, established by the FCC, is a universal service support mechanism that will provide up to $300 million in one-time support to accelerate deployment of networks for mobile voice and broadband services in unserved areas. The Petition was filed pursuant to 47 U.S.C. §214(e)(2), 47 C.F.R. § 54.1003, and 17.11.10.24 New Mexico Administrative Code ("NMAC"). T-Mobile is requesting designation as an ETC in all eligible census blocks within the State of New Mexico. A list of the New Mexico census blocks can be found http://wireless.fcc.gov/auctions/Auction_901_Atat: tachment_A_May2012.htm. A map of the New Mexico blocks can be found at: census http://www.fcc.gov/maps/mobility-fund-phase-1-eligible-areas . . The Commission has assigned Case No. 12-00097-UT to this proceeding, and all inquiries or written comments concerning this matter should refer to that case number. T-Mobile has requested expedited review and consideration of its Petition and will file support justifying expedited treatment on or before May 15, 2012, to which parties may respond on or before May 22, 2012. The following further procedural schedule is tentatively established for this proceeding, pending the Hearing Examiner's determination of whether expedited treatment is justified: 1. Any person who desires to intervene to become a party to this case must file a Motion for Leave to Intervene, in conformity with 1.2.2.23(A) and (B) NMAC, on or before June 1, 2012. 2. T-Mobile shall file testimony in support of the Petition on or before May 18, 2012. 3. Staff and Intervenors shall file testimony on or before June 8, 2012. 4. Rebuttal testimony shall be filed by T-Mobile, Intervenors or Staff on or before June 12, 2012. 5. A public hearing will be held beginning at 9:00 A.M. on June 14, 2012 and continuing thereafter on June 15, 2012, if necessary, in the Ground Floor Hearing Room of the Commission in the P.E.R.A. Building, 1120 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, 87501, to hear and receive evidence, arguments and any other appropriate matters relevant to this proceeding. 6. T-Mobile shall file a proposed recommended decision on or before June 14, 2012. Staff and Intervenors shall file any responses to the proposed recommended decision on or before June 22, 2012. The procedural dates and requirements currently set in this case are subject to further Order of the Commission or the Hearing Examiner. Any interested person should contact the Commission for confirmation of the hearing date, time and place since hearings are occasionally rescheduled. Any interested person may examine T-Mobile’s filing in this case together with any exhibits and related papers filed in this case at the offices of the Commission, P.E.R.A. Building, 1120 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501, telephone (888) 427-5772 or at "Case Lookup Edocket" on the Commission's website at www.nmprc.state.nm.us . The Commission’s Rules of Procedure (1.2.2.1 NMAC) shall apply to this proceeding except as modified by order of the Commission or Hearing Examiner. A copy of the rules may be obtained from the offices of the Commission or at www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/ . Anyone filing pleadings, documents or testimony in this case may file either in person at the Commission’s docketing office in the P.E.R.A. Building in Santa Fe, New Mexico, or by mail to the Commission’s address at P.O. Box 1269, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-1269, and shall serve a copy on all parties of record, Staff and the Hearing Examiner (i) by first class mail or hand delivery and (ii) by e-mail. Copies served upon the Hearing Examiner shall include an electronic version of the filings in Word format. All filings shall be e-mailed on the date they are filed with the Commission. Any person whose testimony has been pre-filed shall attend the hearing and submit to examination under oath. Unless otherwise ordered or approved by the Commission or Hearing Examiner, at the public hearing in this case only pre-filed prepared written testimony, in question and answer form and verified by the witness, and examination of witnesses on such pre-filed testimony shall be accepted, considered and received in evidence along with other relevant and otherwise admissible exhibits. Further, the questioning of a party sponsoring a witness shall be limited on direct examination to the authentication and verification of the witness' pre-filed written testimony and later to appropriate redirect examination. Any interested person may appear at the time of hearing and make a written or oral comment pursuant to 1.2.2.23(F) NMAC without becoming an intervenor. Interested persons may also send written comments, which shall reference NMPRC Case No. 12-00097-UT, to the Commission at the mailing address set out below. All such comments will not be considered as evidence in this proceeding. All documents mailed to the Commission and its personnel shall be mailed to: New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, P.E.R.A. Building, P.O. Box 1269, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87504-1269. The following physical address of the Commission shall be used only for special or hand deliveries: 1120 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501. ANY PERSON WITH A DISABILITY REQUIRING SPECIAL ASSISTANCE IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT THE COMMISSION AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE HEARING. ISSUED at Santa Fe, New Mexico, this May 15, 2012.

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Roswell Daily Record 045. Employment Opportunities

GOVT JOBS PART-TIME. Dozens of fields. Paid training w/potential sign-on bonus. Great benefits. Annual travel opportunities. Call Mon-Fri (800) 354-9627 COMFORT KEEPERS In-Home care agency is seeking mature, dependable people to fill open positions caring for the elderly, seniors and those recovering from illness in Roswell and Artesia. We provide services such as; preparing meals, housekeeping, personal care and errands/ shopping, and other needed care services for our clients. If you would like to work with our clients then we want to hear from you. Applicants must have very neat appearance, possess a valid driver's license and auto insurance. Experience in Caregiving or CNA experience a plus. Stop by our office at 1410 S. Main, Roswell, NM or 502 W Texas Ste C, Artesia, NM to apply. Visit us on the web at www.comfortkeepers.com

045. Employment Opportunities

LOOKING FOR Solo Guitar Act, ask for Robert at 2000 N. Main. ATTENTION JOINT & Muscle Pain Sufferers: Clinically proven all-natural supplement helps reduce pain and enhance mobility. Call 888-466-1077 to try Hydraflexin RISK-FREE for 90 days. L&F DISTRIBUTORS Seeks Office Personnel. Ideal candidate will be responsible for answering phones and other office duties as assigned. Candidates must possess effective written and verbal communication skills, be self motivated; detail oriented and have strong work ethics. Apply in person only. 2200 N. Atkinson Ave. Roswell, NM 88201 Equal Opportunity Employer Part Time office assistant, phone skills, filing, typing, computer skills a must. Three to four hours a day. Send resume to PO Box 1897 Unit 304, Roswell, NM 88202.

Leading in-home care provider is seeking a Client Care Coordinator. Candidate must demonstrate excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills, as well as a professional business image. This position requires a minimum of 3 years experience in the geriatric care field or health care industry. Candidate must have the ability to routinely interact with clients, family members, community providers/referral sources, physicians and other health care providers. This position is full time and offers a competitive salary and benefits package in a great working environment. If you would like to learn more about joining our Comfort Keepers team, please send your letter of interest and resume to: Human Resource Manager, 1410 S Main St. Roswell, NM 88203 or via email to senewmexico@comfortkeepers.com with Client Care Coordinator Resume in the subject line. Visit us at www.comfortkeepers.com to learn more about Comfort Keepers.

045. Employment Opportunities

LOOKING FOR a future? Quickly expanding company looking for long term permanent full time entry level accounting personnel. Room for advancement. Duties include date entry. Dealership experience helpful. Qualifying candidate must be detail oriented. Excellent benefits package offered including health, dental, vision & 401k. Fax resumes to Attn: Office Manager 575-622-5899 Full Time Sales Manager Are you a highly independent person? Are you always looking for newer better ways of doing things? Do you always want to get to know people better? If yes, then we are looking for an individual with confidence, a strong work ethic, dedication and a “whatever it takes” attitude to get the job done while maintaining the high standards of excellence for which Candlewood Suites is recognized for. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, solid competency in sales and events. Also looking for and Full Time Operations Manager must be organized, team oriented, must be able to multi task, and communicate with all departments. Salary DOE. Apply in person no phone calls please. Candlewood Suites, Roswell, NM. HIRING FOR Housekeeping, PT, also FT. $7.50/hr. Budget Inn North, 2101 N. Main St. AGAPE HOME Care is looking for the best caregivers in Dexter and Hagerman area. We expect the best and show our appreciation for the best. Apply at 606 W 2nd. St.

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045. Employment Opportunities

LOOKING FOR a Certified Medical Assistant with at least 2 to 3 years experience please send resume to PO Box 1617, Roswell, NM or call 575-625-8430. ARBY’S and Dairy Queen of New Mexico and Texas is currently accepting applications for HVAC Technicians and must be able to work on restaurant equipment. We offer: Top Salary and Benefits. Send resume or employment history to 204 W. 4th St. Roswell, New Mexico 88201 or fax to 575-623-3075 email to: mjgcorp@cs.com DAIRY QUEEN and Arby’s is seeking to fill maintenance positions. Must be able to work on basic equipment and general building repairs. Send resume or employment history to: Att: Senior Vice President, 204 W 4th St., Roswell, NM 88201 or call 575-622-8711 and ask for Gary only! PT NIGHT Audit position available: Required skills reliability, basic computer skills, Customer service experience preferred, Available to work evenings and weekends, Competitive wage plus bonus program. Please apply in person at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 2300 N Main Street, Monday – Friday 10 AM to 3 PM. THE SIDNEY Gutierrez Middle School in Roswell, NM, a public charter school, is looking to fill the following staff positions for the 2012-2013 school year: 1) a full-time math teacher, for middle school math curricula including Algebra 1 2) a part-time music teacher 3) a part-time technology teacher, and 4) a part-time Spanish teacher. Combinations of the part-time positions may be used for full-time employment. The teacher must have appropriate NM State Teaching Certifications. Please send a letter request to SGMS, 69 Gail Harris Street, Roswell, NM 88103, on or before 6/15/2012. For additional information, please contact Joe Andreis at (575) 347-9703. REQUISITION# 104629 General Maintenance Worker Must be able to pass drug test. Apply at AmeriPride Linen between 8:00am and 4:00pm at 515 N Virginia, Roswell NM 88201 between May 15, 2012 to May 22, 2012. Competitive salary and benefits. This is for full time position. Application must be filled out at office. No phone calls will be accepted. AA/EEO EMPLOYER M/F/D/V

DIESEL TRUCK Mechanic (Carlsbad) – Must have experience & own tools. Apply at Standard Energy Services, 1708 E. Greene Street, Carlsbad or e-mail resume to Robbye@ thestandardenergy.com. EEO SEEKING A Financial Accountant. Candidates must have a BS degree in Accounting, Finance or Business and two years of professional experience. AR, AP & Financial Write-up Experience & CPA Candidate a plus. Local employer with good pay and benefit plans. If qualified, please submit your resume in confidence to PO Box 1897 Unit 305, Roswell, NM 88202. Construction Management experience. Project Leader/Project Supervisor. General construction knowledge, drug screening, 5 yrs exp. in general construction & 2 yrs management exp. Apply in person at 6223 Devonian between 9am-3pm.

045. Employment Opportunities

Beall’s now hiring professional outgoing and friendly people. Retail experience a plus. Apply in person. Treatment Foster Care Agency Now accepting applications for Clinical Supervisor must have a minimum of three years experience in clinical practice with children, adolescents, and families. Applicant must possess one of the following New Mexico Licenses. Licensed Independent Social Work (LISW), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Registered Nurse with a Masters Degree in Psychiatric Nursing. Please inquire at La Familia Mental Health 200 W. Hobbs 575-623-1220 Or Fax resume to 575-623-1240 IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FOR ELECTROMECHANICAL TECHNICIANS WE ARE WILLING TO TRAIN VeriFone, Wayne, Gilbarco, Incon Certifications a help but not necessary, Employee Benefits including insurance and retirement. Pay DOE. Must be able to pass a drug test and must have a clean driving record. EOE Please send your resume to Rykin@Cableone.net or you may call 1-800-458-9569 PORTABLE RESTROOM SERVICE DRIVER

EXPERIENCE A HUGE PLUS. 6 DAY A WEEK JOB. MINIMUM SALARY $16.00 PER HOUR WITH EXPERIENCE. MUST PASS DRUG SCREENING TEST NON CDL OK BUT CDL A PLUS SAFE DRIVING RECORD TO APPLY SEND RESUME BY EMAIL NANCY@FRESH ANDCLEAN-PR.COM OR FAX TO 505.293.7315 Needed A.S.A.P, person to run “buffer”, eves or wknds, 622-3314 leave message BUSY INSURANCE Office looking for a full-time person. Computer knowledge, Bi-lingual, P&C License preferred - not necessary, will train. Must be 18 or older. Apply in person at 3211 N. Main Mon-Fri. 8:30am - 5:30pm THE ROSWELL Job Corps Center taking applications for the Career Counselor position. The primary function of the Career Counselor is to provide sound counsel and advice to students both during the training day and in the evening hours. The Counselor is expected to work effectively with students in coping with all types of problems, including being involved in every aspect of the student’s life while enrolled in the program. The Counselor must serve as a positive role model for the students and provide reliable educational and technical guidance plus provide motivational counseling in preparing the students for their future career endeavors. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferred in psychology. Must have at least 15 semester hours in counseling, social work, or sociology and one year experience in counseling. Must have a valid State Drivers’ License to transport students to off-center functions.

Interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. For consideration, forward letter of interest and updated resume to: Mary Gonzalez Human Resources Manager Roswell Job Corps Center 57 G. Street Roswell, NM 88203 Email:

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045. Employment Opportunities

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CERTIFIED MEDICAL Assistant/EMT’s for Chaves County Detention Center. Afternoon & night shift, part time or full time. Call 575-520-2788. Southwestern Wireless has a position available for a two-way radio technician to serve southeastern New Mexico. Two-way radio experience is a plus. Must be self-motivated and willing to work occasional long hours. Must have a clean driving record and pass a drug test. FCC license and or ETA certifications a plus. Salary DOE. Mail resume to PO Box 2528, Roswell, NM 88202 or e-mail mason@swwmail.net

BUSY OPTOMETRIST office seeking Full Time Employee. Individual must be dependable, well organized and hard working. Experience and bi-lingual a plus. Please send resume to P.O. Box 1897, Unit 306, Roswell, NM 88202.

SERVICES

105. Childcare

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

140. Cleaning

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252 SUNSHINE WINDOW Service Free estimates. 575-626-5153 or 626-5458 CHRISTIAN MAN w/cat is seeking a live-in housekeeping & yard care job, only $1k/mo. 575-497-9048, Mark.

Laundry Svc - Picked-up & delivered. No harsh chemicals - reasonable rates, will iron. Call 317-4490.

150. Concrete

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

185. Electrical

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

200. Fencing

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

220. Furniture Repair

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

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Mow lawns, pickup trash and all types of unwanted metal. 575-308-1227

GARCIA’S LAWN Mowing, Trimming, Sprinkler Repairs, Trash, much more. Call 575-914-0803. WW LAWN Service Property cleanup - Lawn & field mowing - Shrub & hedge trimming - Rock installation & much more. Call Juan, 626-6121. SMITH REMOVAL Service Junk removal & landscape clean up. 575-444-6177 Yard Srvc. odd jobs gen. yard work weeding, mowing etc. 910-2486/578-8705 Summer Clean-up rake leaves, tree trimming, weed eating, haul trash, property clean-up & much more. Call Joseph, 317-2242. WE MOW lots, yards & cut trees of all sizes. 575-347-0142 or 317-7738. Mow Grass, Trim Bushes, Clean Ups, Hauling Trash Leaf Raking, flower beds, tree pruning, rock yards & rototilling. Repair sprinklers & fences. 347-8156 or 347-8157, Pedro

Basic Lawn service, property clean-up and much, more Danny 575-420-4385 or 623-1773.

285. Miscellaneous Services

ATTENTION SLEEP APNEA SUFFERERS with Medicare. Get FREE CPAP Replacement Supplies at NO COST, plus FREE home delivery! Best of all, prevent red skin sores and bacterial infection! Call 866-938-5101. ATTENTION DIABETICS with Medicare. Get a FREE talking meter and diabetic testing supplies at NO COST, plus FREE home delivery! Best of all, this meter eliminates painful finger pricking! Call 866-406-2158

310. Painting/ Decorating

Quality Painting! Affordable prices, Sr. Discounts. Mike 622-0072

230. General Repair

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

“Big E’s” Handyman/Maint Services Quality work. Reasonable rates. Free est. Senior disc. 914-6025

BERRONES CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling, painting, ceramic tile, sheds, additions, fencing. Licensed, Bonded. Ray: 625-9924 / 626-4153.

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

Milligan Contracting for all your home improvements call Geary at 575-578-9353 look for me on Angie’s list.

235. Hauling

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

Auction Saturday, May 19, 2012 Starting Time: 10:00 a.m. 4207 W. 2nd St., Roswell, New Mexico (West of Roswell on Ruidoso Hwy. 70) Call Ben Jenkins for directions: 575-361-5901 Owners of items to be sold in this auction:

City of Roswell NM & Others

Surplus Equipment-Vehicles from all departments to be sold at Public Auction

Notice: Heavy Equip. and Vehicles sell FIRST at 10 am be on time! All Misc. items sell LAST after the Rolling Stock! (5)-Front –End Wheel Loaders, (1)-Link-Belt 28 Ton all-terrain Crane, 1998 CAT 950 G wheel loader,1997 Volvo 120 C wheel loader, 1982 John Deere 644 C wheel loader ,1986 Michigan L160 front end loader,1995 Case 621 front-end loader, (7)- Semi truck tractors, JD 650 tractor, (2)-4,000 gallon fuel tanker trucks, (2)Garbage Trucks, Semi low-boy trailer, INT water truck, Police Cars, (10)- Pickup Trucks, (10)- Police Cars, (1)- BMW Police Motorcycle, (2)- Volvo 12 yard Dump Trucks, Airplane tug, ATV side by side, Welder, Mixer, Misc. Very Large All Day Auction-Make plans to attend! Note: This is a live on-site auction NO Internet bidding, no phone bids, you need to be at the auction to make your bid! No Buyers fee, No Credit/Debit cards, Cash or Check only! Large lot of items not listed here in this ad! Look at the auctioneer’s website for more details and photos:

WWW.BMJAUCTION.COM Ben Jenkins Auctioneers

Ben M. Jenkins, Auctioneer • TX9728 • 575-361-5901 Ben H. Royston, Auctioneer • TX15425 • 432-788-7879

395. Stucco Plastering

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

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405. TractorWork

ATTACHMENT to do any work. Disc, posthole digger, brush hog, blade, etc. 347-0142 or 575-317-7738

410. Tree Service

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

435. Welding

RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insurance.

www.rancheroswelding.com

Hector (575) 910-8397

440. Window Repair

AQUARIUS GLASS & Mirrors all types of windows & glass replacements. Licensed bonded 623-3738

FINANCIAL

REAL ESTATE

490. Homes For Sale 4Bd1Ba, 703 E. Grnwd, $60K, cash offers, new carpet, etc. M-Th 624-1331

Owner Financing, 4br/2.5ba plus bonus room, large dining & family rooms, new carpet, paint, flooring & more. $6k down, approx. $565 per month plus T&I, 504 W. McGaffey, 910-1050 FSBO: 4/2/2, large kitchen, great neighborhood. 2 Isla Ct. No Owner Financing call-317-8131 703 W. Hervey, 4/2/1, extra play room. Owner to owner sale for $110k. 575-914-8598 for more info 1,932 sq ft., 3 BR, 2 BA 311 BROKEN ARROW RD., $144,900 Family room with fireplace, Office with separate entrance, GREAT LANDSCAPING 623-2602

345. Remodeling

Two houses- One price! 4 BR and a 3 BR, 40x40 shed, 2 car garage, large shady yard. Priced to sell @ $180k. See 4805 Old Clovis Hwy. 505-515-7734.

NO JOB too small, repair, remodeling, etc. Reasonable rates, quality work. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const., Inc. 626-4079 or 622-2552.

Country property, 5 acres, 4br/3.5ba, over 3000 sqft, 2400 sqft shop, $325k. Call to make appt. 317-7532.

350. Roofing

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

FSBO: 2,096 sqft, 3br/2ba, spacious brick home on corner lot, near schools, large living room, family room & dining room, ref air, FP, oversized 2 car garage, alarm system, nice landscaped yard w/sprinkler system, covered patio & outside storage, $126K. See at 2308 Berkley Dr. Call 575-626-7276 or 622-7276.


B8 Friday, May 18, 2012 490. Homes For Sale CHEAPER THAN rent Townhouse, 1400 sqft, 2br/2ba, laundry room/ study, new roof, cedar fence, stucco, porch, tile & carpet. Refinished kitchen, bath cabinets & new paint throughout, w/d. Large corner lot. $98,600. Call 575-491-4235

Price reduced 1,932 sq ft., 3 BR, 2 BA 311 BROKEN ARROW RD., $138,900. Family room w/fireplace, Office with separate entrance, GREAT LANDSCAPING 623-2602

492. Homes for Sale/Rent

540. Apartments Unfurnished

Spacious comfortable 2br 1ba, extra storage, laundry facilities, close to shopping, $600 water & gas paid, 1114 S. Kentucky, 910-0851 or 626-2401 1BR Apt. ctrl Air, appliances, laundry facility, quiet. $495/mo + Dep. 2550 Bent Tree. 317-6408. PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. 1 BEDROOM apartment. Call 910-8170 or 840-4333

NORTH Extra nice, 2/2, ref air, w/d hookups, $600, no pets, 317-1078

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495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale Price Reduced 3 acres w/excellent pipe corrals, wonderful location in N. Roswell, Berrendo wtr, elec., small office, tack room & hay shed. Call 575-746-3694

Do You Own Water Rights? We Buy, Sell, Lease, and Research Water Rights. Lea, Eddy, Chaves and Roosevelt Counties. Call WaterBank 505-843-7643 20 ACRES WITH WATER! Near Ruidoso $34,900. New to market, municipal water, maintained roads and electric. Won’t last at this price! Call NMRS 866-906-2857.

500. Businesses for Sale CAFE for sale, turn key business, asking $20k. 317-7532

505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property

Main & Poe, 4600 sf $60sf, busy crnr, lrg pkg lot, kit equip, M-Th 624-1331 LOT FOR sale or lease. For more information call 623-9772, 575-420-9072.

510. Resort-Out of Town ADVERTISE YOUR VACATION PROPERTY, to more than 288,000 New Mexico newspaper readers. Your 25-word classified ad will appear in 33 newspapers around the state for only $100. Call this newspaper for more details or visit www.nmpress.org for more details.

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

3br/2ba, remodeled, 1 + acre, 40x40 barn, lots of extras, 602-478-6820. 2 BR 2 full bath carport many extras in nice adult park $25k obo. 622-6786 WE BUY used mobile homes. Single & Double wides. 575-622-0035. D01090

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 $18,000. Owner financing w/ $4000 down. 50 lots to choose from. On Washington & Brasher. 420-1352.

RENTALS

535. Apartments Furnished

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

540. Apartments Unfurnished

VALLE ENCANTADA YOUR BEST $ RENTAL VALUE! LARGE 1,2,3 BEDROOMS. FREE UTILITIES. unfurnished, laundry room, playground, pool, ample parking. 2001 South Sunset. 623-3722. 1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281 1&2Bd, wtr pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331

Good location, large 2br, w/d hookup, appiances,water pd. $550/mo, $350/dep, HUD ok. 575-914-0531 NICE & clean Efficiency, Bills paid. Call 317-1212 or 622-9011 VERY NICE JUST REMODELED LARGE 3BR, 1212 N. WASHINGTON. 623-8240 EFF, 1 & 2br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. EFF, 2 BR, downtown, clean, wtr pd. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD. 623-8377 424-B E. 4th, 3/2, $600/mo. Please call American Realty & Mgmt at 575-623-9711. LARGE 1br, References & background check required. W/D hookups. Private parking. 420-0100 Spacious 2br 2ba all elec., $625 mo, $400 dep, no Hud, w/d hookup 910-0827 1209 N. Richardson, 1BR, 1BA, $525 month 1210 N Main, 1BR, 1BA, $525 month (No Smokers) Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604 BOTH EXTREMELY nice, 2br w/appliances, w/d hookups, ref air, wtr pd, no pets or HUD. 1br w/appliances, wtr pd, no pets. Call 910-9357.

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished NEED TEMPORARY Housing with all bills paid? 30 day stay required. Call Cozy Cowboy Rentals, Roswell's largest, anytime for info, prices, availability. 575-624-3258, 626-4848, 626-4822. www.cozycowboy.com

FLETC: PRIVATE, secluded & secure executive 2 Bedroom 2 Story Townhouse in gated very high end property, fully furnished, wifi, all bills paid. 575-420-3030. 1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 2 EXECUTIVE homes. Border Patrol Ready. Exceptional Roswell neighborhood - Meticul. furn. + maintained. No smoking or pets 575-626-7516 Nice Executive home for FLETC 3br/2ba 306 W. Onyx. Call 575-626-2249 or 575-734-7437. NW ROSWELL all new 2br furnished townhome, 2 car garage, FLETC ready. 575-420-0519 HOUSE FOR Fletc in Roswell 3 bedroom 840-7652

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

ENCHANTED HILLS 3-2-2, 2200 Sq Ft, Refrigerated Air, Security System, Storage Building. No Pets No-Smoking. $1200. 575-626-7893, 575-622-7892 LOOKING FOR a place to rent? Let us help you!! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors, 501 N. Main. (575) 624-2262 Stop by to pick up a list of our available rentals or check them out online at www.roswellforrent.com! 3BR/2BA, $750/MO, $750/dep, 906 Davidson Dr., 575-420-4038 1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 2505, S. Lea, 3br/2ba, 2010 construction, no smokers or pets, $1000 plus $500 dep, valid references. 575-317-4050 REMODELED 3BR, 2ba, $850 mo, $600 dep, no pets, no HUD, #4 Sunset Pl. 626-3816

504 W. Albuquerque, 2br, ref air, stove, fridge, w/d hookups, no pets or HUD, $550/mo, $500/dep, 914-5402.

1016 S. Plains Pk., 3 bdrm, 1-1/2 bath, 2 workshops, fenced yard. New kitchen, d/w, fridge, stove, micro. New tile & carpet. Rent $850 + deposit. No smoking or HUD. Call 317-6180 or 622-4077

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 1br, $450, $400/dep, no pets or HUD. 317-7373 1BR, 1BA, $425/mo, $300/dep. 602 A. S. Wyoming. Call Julie 505-220-0617.

2br/1ba, No HUD, no pets. Call or text after 6pm. 575-624-1989.

TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 3 BR - 1 bath w/den, stove & refrigerator, washer & dryer hookups, central heating & air, fenced in back yard with large metal shed, $750 mo, $500 dep. no bills paid. 420-2831

2BR/1BA, CALL and leave message, 840-4598. 3115 FUTURA, 4 bd, 2 ba, ref air, Goddard Schools, $1,400/mo, $1,400/dep, 1 yr. lease. 627-9942 3BR/2BA, 833 Broken Arrow, $1000/mo, $500/dep. 420-6565

3 br, 2ba, 3105 S. Wyoming, $900 mo, $500 dep, no indoor pets/smoking no HUD. 575-578-0772

514 S. Spruce, 3/2, $750/mo; 308 N. Shartell, 2/1, $425/mo; 501 1/2 E. 3rd, 2/1, $400/mo. Please call American Realty & Mgmt at 575-623-9711.

2br/2ba Townhouse, elec., large livingroom, dining room & breakfast room, patio, attached garage, 914-1530. 2BR 1BA w/d hookup water paid, $400 mo $150 dep. No HUD/pets. 575-626-5213 47 A Street.

48 WERHEISTER, 2BR, 1BA, $500 month 203 E. Reed, 2BR, 1BA, $550 month (HUD) 322 E. Bonney, 3BR, 1BA, $550 month (HUD) 1208 S. Kentucky, 4BR, 2BA, $675 month (HUD) 1617 N. Montana, 2BR, 1BA, $700 month 618 S. Aspen, 3BR, 1BA, $800 month 91 Bent Tree #B, 2BR, 2BA, $1000 month 503 Chamisal, 3BR, 2BA, $1000 month 95 Bent Tree #A, 3BR, 2BA, $1100 month 3305 Trailing Heart, 3BR, 2BA, $1200 month 3501 Pearson, 3BR, 2BA, $1400 month Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604

555. Mobile Homes for Rent FOR RENT: 1 and 2 bedroom trailers, mobile home lots, RVs welcome. 1200 E. Country Club 623-6660

558. Roommates Wanted

Big Screen TV 300 channells dvr access internet w/d, kitchen real clean all cookware 317-6469

570. Mobile Home Courts

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

580. Office or Business Places

Professional office 4 rent, 111 S. Kentucky @ Walnut St.,150 or 185sq. 623-8331 2108 S. Main, storefront, 1200sf, $500/$500dep. Call Don or Barbara 627-9942 STORES, OFFICES and warehouse for rent. Reasonable rent, 1723 SE Main. 623-3738 FOR LEASE: 110 N. Richardson; 1,950 Sq. Ft. Inside: Large open floor plan that can remain as is or can be customized. Break room with sink, Generous Parking, Remodeled in 2009. Contact: Reatltime Realty, LLC. 575-622-3200 Ext 3. 222 B W. 2nd, $350/mo, wtr pd, 627-9942

Office space: newly remodeled, 750 sf $800, 350sf $400 all bills paid 622-2564

FOR LEASE - Space in Sunwest Centre aka the Bank of America Building. Various size spaces available. Owner-paid utilities and janitorial. Suite customization available. Call Ed McClelland, Broker or come by Suite 606. Office 623-1652 or mobile 420-2546.

BUILDING FOR rent or lease divided in three parts:1st& 2nd 4000sq.ft. 3rd 10000sq.ft 507 E 2nd owner will remodel to suit tenant ready to move in completely remolded Will lease part or all sections. 575-622-4596 or 575-420-6270 ask for Dean 7 ROOM Office, 3-4 offices,waiting room, kitchen, level entry, lots of parking, North area, $550 per month. 622-7163 Steve

COMING JUNE 1 , 1250 Sq. Ft. retail store includes office, bathroom, drive thru window . $1,000.per month. 207 N. Union. 622-7163

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580. Office or Business Places Business space available Sycamore & 2nd. Two 25x50 w/office prices are negotiable with 1 or more year lease. Call 627-0814 or come by Planet storage

MERCHANDISE

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

NEED FURNITURE? Shop Blair’s Trading Post for the best prices in town for your household items. We buy & sell furniture, appliances, home decor, collectibles, electronics, saddles, jewelry, tools, fishing & camping items, movies plus everything else from A-Z. Including many hard to find items. Serving Roswell for 40 years. Open daily 9-5. Accept Visa & MC. 5611 Hummingbird Ln. 627-2033 Wheelchair lift/carrier $200; hospital bed $250; power wheelchair $400; electric recllining chair $100. 622-7638 AWESOME DEALS Hundreds of new & exciting items arrive daily at Blairs Monterey Flea market at 1400 W. 2nd. Stop & shop to find great deals on furniture, jewelry, bows, purses, mens & womens apparel, herbs, remedies, smoke pipes, NFL & Nascar items, skate boards, SW decor, piñatas, engraving, toys, plus much more. Open Thurs-Tue 9-5 623-0136 ANTIQUES Nagel print, grandfather clock, swords, large wardrobe, china cabinet, round table w/ 4 chairs, wall oak jewelry cabinet, marble top octagon night table, oriental divider, telephone table, lots more antique items. 622-9079 THRILL DAD with 100 percent guaranteed, delivered–to-the-door Omaha Steaks! SAVE 69 percent - PLUS 2 FREE GIFTS - THRILL THE GRILL ONLY $49.99. ORDER Today 1-877-291-6597 or www.OmahaSteaks.com/ family22 use code 45069TVP EVER CONSIDER a Reverse Mortgage? At least 62 years old? Stay in your home & increase cash flow! Safe & Effective! Call Now for your FREE DVD! Call Now 877-841-2034 DISH NETWORK. Starting at $19.99/month PLUS 30 Premium Movie Channels FREE for 3 Months! SAVE! & Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL 877-867-1441 PINK & blue fiestaware 8+ serving pieces $300 new version. Patio set, 2 wing back chairs & ottoman $60 both. 1 table, 2 chairs $25. 813-442-2188 LINCOLN WELDER 3200 HD, airless paint sprayer, pwr tools, hand tools, 8pc patio set, 317-6285 after 5pm, anytime weekends. The Treasure Chest, Wed-Fri, 10-5. Digger Sale: Clothing, rocks & minerals, toys, unique art glass & pottery, 1204 W. Hobbs, 575-420-5180. FULL SIZE bed, 3pc, mattress, dresser drawer, vanity, antique gold, $350, good condition. 910-0649. JOHN DEERE 42” riding mower like new $950 call 575-578-9353 KENMORE WASHER, Sears treadmill, California king size mattress set, set of 4 OEM 17” aluminum 8 lug rims for 2500/3500 chassis 317-0455 1960’S MEMORABILIA Collections of Life, Playboy & Rolling Stones mag. Famous individual interviews & pictures. Must see to appreciate. Call 623-5959 for appointment to view. ROSWELL’S LARGEST Yard Sale, Sat., May 19th, Wool Bowl, 6am-6pm. Thousands of great deals to be had - See you there! More information online at www.RoswellUnited.com Cherry wood table & 6 chairs, pantry cabinet,office chair, couch, 254-979-4932

611. Garage Sales Business

HUGE CLEARANCE sale for Once Again Consignment at Roswell’s LARGEST Yard Sale, Sat., May 19th, Wool Bowl, 6am-6pm.

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

NEED CASH??? WE BUY GOLD. The Jewelry Refinery pays the highest in town, guaranteed. We buy everything in jewelry, gold, diamonds, coins, silver, platinum, costume, silverware and estate jewelry. We specialize in buying & selling wedding & engagement rings. 10779 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA, 30076 678-352-0111, Monday-Friday, 10am-7pm, Saturday, 10am-5pm. Call for appointments on Sunday.

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

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

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

PAY CASH for household items, furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles, tools, saddles. Entire households & estates welcome. Call 627-2033 or 623-6608. CASH for GOLD Jewelry and U.S. Silver Coins. Call Ted for the best deal in Roswell. 578-0805 I AM interested in buying household furniture, appliances, tools, lawn mowers & lawn equipment. 317-6285

625. Antiques

COMPLETE SIX section “Lawyers” Oak bookcase. It was pointed gray. I will take offers. Please call 622-4437 to arrange view.

700. Building Materials

Steel Buildings 12x21-$2160 30x41-$8345 420-1274 or 637-4972 STEEL BUILDINGS 33 1/3 to 50% off Complete for Assembly Ex. 20x24 Reg $6,792 Disc. $5,660 (Quantity 1) 50x100 Reg $42,500 Disc. $29,000 (Quantity 2) Call for Others. Source #1M2. 505-349-0493 HUNTER GREEN metal roofing, long lengths. Call 575-653-4647.

745. Pets for Sale

ADD A PICTURE OF YOUR PET FOR SALE FOR JUST $5! E-MAIL PICTURES TO: CLASSIFIEDS@ RDRNEWS.COM

Roswell Daily Record 745. Pets for Sale

Groomer pick-up & take home 16yrs exp. Groom S-M-L dog. 317-3269 PUPPY LOVE Grooming Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also - 575-420-6655 1 BROWN male Chihuahua shots, 5 mo. old 622-6786 2 MALE Maltese, 6 mos old, will make great studs; 3 female Maltese, (1) T-cup; 3 Yorkies, (1) female T-cup. southwestpups.com or 575-318-3109. ‘97 Lincoln Towncar Cartier, 157k, driveable but needs repair, $1500 obo. Call/text, 575-749-0587. FREE to good home, sweet adorable pitbull mix puppies. 575-840-5243. BLUE AMERICAN Pitbull Terriers razor edge bloodline, $150-$250, text or call 575-626-8969. BASSETT HOUND puppies, $300. Call 575-626-8946. PITBULL Puppies for sale, 2 months old, $50 each, 2 boys, 5 girls, 626-1304. YORKIE MIX, female, 4 mo., 3lbs, $250. Call 575-914-0177.

RECREATIONAL 765. Guns & Ammunition

Now Open Rick’s Firearms, 500 S. Sunset, 575-622-3516 BEAUTIFUL RUGER 40 cal. aut, like new, 2 clips, 806-448-8196.

775. Motorcycles & Scooters

2002 HONDA Shadow Spirit American Classic Edition. 750cc, leather saddlebags, access bag, chrome extras, Cobra exhaust after market seat must see $4200 625-9722 2002 HD FXDWG3 Custom Ltd Edition, Blue, 7200 mi, Corbin Seat, Original Owner, Excellent Condition, $12,500.00. 575-622-1127 Ext 0. ‘09 H-D Softail custom, 1500 miles, $13,500 OBO. 420-5153

775. Motorcycles & Scooters ‘98 HARLEY Davidson, Dyna Wide Glide, 28k miles, call 317-7532.

2 - 4x4, Polaris Magnum 350cc, Trail Boss 250cc, trailer w/ramps for 2 ATVs $4500. 637-9983 ‘95 HARLEY Road King beautiful black & silver, runs good, looks good, sounds really good, many extras, $9850, 575-937-6783.

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. maintrailersalesinc.com 2010, 6X12 enclosed trailer, great condition, silver diamond plate, double axle, $4500. 806-773-0396 2012 42FT fiberglass 5th wheel, 4 slides, 2br, 2 airs, w/d, DW, many more upgrades, used once, $43,900. 505-385-3944 2003 FLEETWOOD Pride triple slides, 5th wheel, 1 owner, under cover, very clean, easy to live in, $25,900. 575-622-0655 or cell, 575-637-8403. 1982 Fleetwood Prowler, 26’, sleeps 8, loaded, $4500 obo. 420-3908 1991 COLEMAN Pop-up camper, $1800. 575-420-5440

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

790. Autos for Sale 2004 350Z convertible silver w/black top 25.75K miles 18” wheels. $17,500. Call 420-2456. Tired of the Hassle in trading or selling your car or truck? Economy Motors will either purchase your vehicle or consign it for sale at No Cost To You!! Call or come by for details. Economy Motors 2506 N. Main Roswell, NM 88201 625-2440. * 16 yrs in business * * Family owned & operated * * Licensed, Bonded & Insured * ‘95 BUICK Lesabre, 67k, 0/miles, great condition, $3400, must see. 575-910-2900

‘06 CHRYSLER 300 C beautiful French Creme, leather interior, chrome wheels, good gas mileage, very clean, $9850, 575-937-6783. ‘03 DODGE Dakota Quad Cab 4 wheel drive, bed tool box, leather & all of the goodies, very clean, $9750, 575-937-6783.

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans $800 7 pass van lg. cargo space, runs, needs wk ‘87 Mits. 575-779-9058

2003 FORD Expedition XLT 4WL FX4 off rd pkg. Original owner 15,433 miles, excellent cond. $13,400. 575-623-1403 2004 Toyota Tundra under 82k miles, great cond. $15,500 obo. 420-3908

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‘96 DODGE Caravan, 7 pass, 3.8L, runs well, $1500. 625-1030

796. SUVS 2001 Ford Expedition XLT, 4 wheel drive, excellent cond., $4500, 420-1352


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