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July 31, 2012
Roswell Police Chief Al Solis hospitalized Roswell Police Chief Alfonso Solis was listed in serious but stable condition Monday after noon after being hospitalized Monday morning for treatment of an unknown medical condition. Solis was taken to Easter n New Mexico Medical Center around 11:30 a.m. after the Roswell Fire Department and Emergency Services were called
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to the chief’s offices. Sgt. Jimmy Preston confir med that Solis was transported by ambulance with a police escort. Solis’ wife was expected to meet him at the hospital. The for mer Chaves County Detention Center administrator was sworn in as chief on Jan. 14, 2011. City Administrator Larry Fry said, “Certainly our
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thoughts and our prayers are with the chief and his family as we wait to hear more about his condition. The chief is an asset to our community, but I believe that the RPD remains in good hands (during his absence) with the two deputy chiefs.” Mayor Del Jurney also expressed get well wishes, stating he hopes Solis is better soon.
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — It’s NASA’s most ambitious and expensive Mars mission yet—and it begins with the red planet arrival late Sunday of the smartest interplanetary rover ever built. Also the most athletic.
RIAC’s main runway may get facelift JULIA BERGMAN RECORD STAFF WRITER
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• One dies in rollover • Horse show opens 4-H and FFA Fair • 28 Earth Rangers complete KRB camp • Feds bust 3 Roswell businesses • Blayne Hobbs captures Desert Sun Classic title
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City crews have been busy preparing for the upcoming school year including Javier Alonso and Mark Tegeda who have been repainting school-crossing zones.
The Roswell International Air Center’s main runway, runway 2103, has not been significantly altered since its construction in 1952. But Roswell officials and the Federal Aviation Administration are considering long-term modifications to the 13,000–foot runway. “They (the FAA) have standards and they have a lot of airports that they’re looking at but we believe that our airport and that particular runway is a huge asset to the aviation system within the United States,” said City Manager Larry Fry. Officials have been discussing how to modify the runway since last November, when city and Air Center officials first held a joint planning conference with users of the RIAC, FAA offi-
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CHINA WINS GYMNASTICS GOLD LONDON (AP) — Their closest rivals were still on the floor competing when the Chinese whipped out five big gold stars and held them up in the shape of their flag. - PAGE B1
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GDANSK, Poland (AP) — It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Mitt Romney outraged Palestinians on Monday, telling Jewish donors that their culture is part of what has allowed them to be more economically successful than the Palestinians. That fresh controversy on his visit to Israel came just days after insulting the British on what was intended as a feel-good visit to the Olympics in London. Whether or not the trip changes votes back home, the effect hasn’t seemed to be what Romney’s presidential campaign had in mind. His first steps onto the world stage as President Barack Obama’s Republican challenger were carefully crafted to avoid political risk. He visited countries that are staunch U.S. allies, limited questions from the media and arranged made-for -TV appearances at symbolic venues in London and Jerusalem. It was all intended to demonstrate he was ready to handle foreign
affairs smoothly and lead during dangerous times. Instead, as he made his final stop of a three-nation tour in Poland late Monday, Republicans and Democrats alike were shaking their heads in the U.S. Though Republicans said they saw no lasting harm, Democrats raised questions
about Romney’s ability to handle delicate topics with sensitivity on foreign soil, even under the friendliest conditions. Romney’s latest trouble stemmed from a speech he gave to Jewish donors in
SANTA FE (AP) — Taxpayers must pick up the tab for nearly $3 million in fees for attorneys who represented Democratic, Republican, Native American and Hispanic voter interests in redistricting trials, a New Mexico judge decided Monday. District Judge James Hall’s order covers lawyer fees for six groups that brought lawsuits over revamping political district boundaries for the Legislature, Congress and Public Regulation Commission. Redistricting landed in court last year after Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and the Democratic-controlled Legislature disagreed on how to redraw
district boundaries to adjust for population growth during the past decade. Hall said the groups were entitled to attorney’s fees because they prevailed in parts of the redistricting dispute, but he reduced some fees by 10 percent based on the degree of success the various groups had in the litigation. Hall’s order covers only part of the costs of the redistricting fight. The state has agreed to pay nearly $271,000 for lawyers who represented the Navajo Nation. Taxpayers also must cover the costs of lawyers for Republican Lt. Gov. John Sanchez, Secretary of State
Dianna Duran and a private attorney who represented the governor. The Legislature has paid about $894,000 for lawyers that represented legislative leaders in the redistricting trials as well as an Albuquerque demographic research firm that prepared redistricting maps during the litigation. Hall rejected a suggestion by the governor that the Legislature be required to pay for the attorney’s fees of Democratic-leaning groups in the redistricting fight and that the executive branch should be liable for fees for the Navajos and GOP interests aligned with the governor. Hall denied “the request
Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney meets with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Jerusalem, Sunday.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Party is moving to include support for gay marriage in the official party platform for the first time, a Democratic official said Monday, marking a key milestone for advocates of same-sex unions. The party’s platform drafting committee voted to include language backing gay marriage during a weekend meeting in Minneapolis, the official said. Democratic delegates will formally approve the platfor m during the party convention in Charlotte, N.C., in early September. President Barack Obama will officially accept his party’s nomination at the convention, which marks the start of the fall campaign blitz. Republican rival Mitt Romney will get the GOP nomination a week earlier during his party’s convention in Tampa, Fla.
Seeking to ramp-up enthusiasm among Democrats, party of ficials said Sunday that former President Bill Clinton will deliver the nominating speech on Wednesday night of the convention. Obama and Biden are to speak on Thursday, the convention’s final night. The Obama campaign and convention organizers on Monday announced that Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic Senate candidate in Massachusetts and a popular figure among liberals, will get a featured speaking role. Warren headed the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, the committee that examined the bank bailout. She also was the leading advocate for a consumer financial protection
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District judge awards nearly $3 million for the state’s redistricting fees to divide the fees between various defendants because the request itself only reaffirms the ‘us-versus-them’ mentality which pervades our present political environment.” “This request shows that the executive defendants still fail to recognize that the obligation to redistrict the state following the census is a shared responsibility of the Legislature and executive branches. When the legislative and executive branches fail to comply with their legal obligation, all taxpayers bear the financial consequences,” Hall said. The judge also said it would represent a significant expansion of court
powers if he ordered attorney’s fees split between the budgets of different parts of state government.
“In all candor, there is some appeal to the idea that this court has the authority to assess the attorney’s fees against individual defendants, especially in light of this court’s finding that the governor failed to even communicate with multiple Native American tribes during the redistricting process; however, the court resists the temptation to do so because such an expansion of judicial authority is not authorized under law,” said Hall.
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Hurst, Armstrong receive top honors Sparkman sisters raise winning after 4-H & FFA Fair rabbit show goats of the fair’s dairy goat show Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer
It was beginner’s luck that yielded a first-place finish in the rabbit show, Monday evening, at the annual Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair. Amber Hurst’s, 14, minirex, named Mini Mc Moo for her cow-like spots, won Best in Show. Hurst, a member of the Kountry Kids 4-H Club, said she was speechless as it was her first time showing. Hurst and Mini Mc Moo beat out six other contestants showing seven rabbits for the title. She was joined by her two best friends to celebrate her win. Mini MC Moo also won Best in Class and Best in Fancy. Judge Candy T rujillo said Mini Mc Moo won because of her best conformation, best condition and best fur condition. Trujillo, who has judged the competition several times before, spoke highly of the competition, “there were some really nice rabbits.” Hurst, of Roswell, is the daughter of Derek Hurst and Shelli Bolin. She showed dairy goats later that evening. In total, the show, which lasted about two hours, featured 40 carrot-eating,
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Amber Hurst, 14, holds Mini Mc Moo, who won Best of Show in the rabbit show Monday evening at the annual Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair.
nose-wiggling rabbits of eight dif ferent breeds. Justin Armstrong, 13, of Hagerman, brought 13 rabbits to show. His Champagne D’Argent, named Pier, “‘cause it’s French,” won Best in Commercial. “It’s all right I’ll take it, but
I would’ve liked the competition,” Ar mstrong said, referring to Pier being the only contestant in the commercial class. Armstrong, a member of the Hagerman FFA club, is the son of Chet and Todie Armstrong.
A sisterly competition took place at the dairy goat show, Monday evening, at the annual Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair. All six of the female goats shown were raised by sisters Kirsten, 16, and Hannah, 14, Sparkman. The sisters are members of the Kountry Kids 4-H club. Kirsten’s 4-year -old goat, Nibbler, earned the Grand Champion title. While she also shows rabJulia Bergman Photo bits and meat goats, Kirsten prefers showing Kirsten Sparkman, 16, is accompanied by her goat, Nibdairy goats. “You build a bler, the Grand Champion in the Dairy Goat Show, Monday special bond with dairy evening, at the annual Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair. goats especially if they In preparation for the have to be bottle fed,” she judged on their conformasaid. Kirsten has been tion, angularity, depth of fair, the sisters rose showing animals since body where they carry between 7 a.m. and 8 she was 8 years old. She kids and their mammary a.m. to care for their hopes more contestants attachment. goats. will enter the show next All of the goats shown Hannah’s 3-year -old year to allow for a more goat, Freedom, won will go back into the challenging competition. Reserve Grand Champion Sparkman’s herd for The entries in this at the show. While she genetic improvement. Kirsten and Hannah, year’s competition were placed second behind her down from previous sister, Hannah said she both of Roswell, are the years, but that didn’t stop enjoyed the sibling rival- daughters of Loretta and the Sparkman’s goats ry. Hannah has been Clay Sparkman. from putting up a strong showing animals since email@example.com show. The goats were she was 9 years old.
Police seize nearly 9 Open govt advocates welcome court ruling pounds of marijuana Drug Bust
Of ficers from the New Mexico State Police stopped a black passenger vehicle while conducting a sobriety check point on U.S. 380 east of Roswell on Friday, around 11 p.m. The vehicle was occupied by two adult males. The officers detected an odor of burnt marijuana inside the vehicle. During the course of the investigation approximately 9 pounds of marijuana was located and seized. The case is still under investigation.
•Police were called to the 800 block of East Tilden Street, a little after midnight on Sunday, where residents returned to their home to find about $1,000 worth of electronics missing. •Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of North Pontiac Avenue, Sunday, after the victim discovered someone had entered a storage shed and removed miscellaneous tools, a tool box and an ice chest. The items were valued at $464.
•Police were called to the 1200 block of North Washington Avenue, Sunday, where subjects removed a Sony DVD, a Nintendo Wii, Magnavox television, a Sony surround sound, an Apple iPod and a cellular phone from a residence. The victim reported that they found the door open. Losses were estimated at $1,200.
•Police received a walk-in report, Saturday, after a brass vase was stolen from a grave at South Park Cemetery, 2308 S. Main St. •Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Meadow Lane, Thursday, where a resident was awakened by a loud noise. The victim said she looked out the window and saw a man in a blue shirt and a bicycle fiddling with an air conditioner. Of ficers found a hacksaw at the scene. Fulkerson estimated the damages at $500.
Anyone having information about these or any other crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers, 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.
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SANTA FE (AP) — Citizens have a right to access public records kept by an independent contractor on behalf of state or local governments in New Mexico, the state Court of Appeals ruled. The court’s ruling is important for preserving government transparency, particularly in an era when governments are privatizing many public services, Dolph Barnhouse, a lawyer for the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government said Monday. At issue in the case was the reach of one of New Mexico’s main governmental sunshine laws, the Inspection of Public Records Act. “It basically says that cities can’t avoid IPRA by
just contracting out everything they do as a city government,” Barnhouse said of the ruling. The court issued the decision last week in a case involving the city of Truth or Consequences and a nonprofit corporation that operated a public access cable channel. Video recordings of city commission meetings, which were made by the contractor, are subject to disclosure under state law, the court said in reversing a district judge in Sierra County who had decided the recordings were not public records. The court said the cable system contractor was the “functional equivalent of a public agency in this case.” The court outlined stan-
Saturday after noon, Roswell Police arrested Roy Mahoney, 83, near the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Bland Street. Mahoney was charged as a public nuisance. He told of ficials at the time he was “trying to pick up a woman.” According to the RPD, Mahoney has a history of attempting to solicit sex from the women staying at The Rivers of Life homeless shelter, 400 E. Bland St., as well as approaching mentally handicapped individuals throughout Roswell for the same reason. Mahoney was arrested in March for a battery incident that happened in February. The incident report states that he
picked up a 26-year -old female and was driving her to the store. The victim, who went voluntarily with Mahoney, stated he grabbed her and she asked him to stop, but he continued. Mahoney has been advised to stay away from Rivers of Life on more than one occasion. He was taken to the Chaves County Detention Center and has a $300 surety bond. Police urge citizens to be aware of Mahoney and ask the public to contact the RPD at 624-6770 if he makes advances. Mahoney is described as being 5-feet, 8-inches tall, weighing 175 lbs., has brown eyes, gray/blonde hair, and glasses.
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By Connie DeNio of Roswell 622-7191 or 626-7948
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We thought of you today, but that is nothing new. We thought of you yesterday and days before that too. We often speak your name. All we have are memories and a picture in a frame. Your memory is a keepsake, from which we will never part. God has you in his arms. We have you in our HEARTS! Love, Your Family
dards for judges to follow in determining whether documents and other materials in the control of a government contractor are public records subject to disclosure under state law. The Inspection of Public Records Act broadly defines public records and includes materials relating to public business that are held “on behalf of any public body.” However, no appellate court in New Mexico previously had provided guidance on handling records held by governmental contractors. The city and the New Mexico Municipal League, which filed written arguments with the court, contended that the public records law shouldn’t apply when government contracts out services and there’s no
provision in their operating agreement to require the contractor to keep records on behalf of the government. The court rejected that approach. “Today, traditional public functions such as fire protection, transportation, jails, after-school programs, and health care are routinely delegated to private entities — or privatized — for a variety of reasons. To allow such entities to circumvent a citizen’s right of access to records by contracting as the city and NMML suggest would thwart the very purpose of IPRA and mark a significant departure from New Mexico’s presumption of openness at the heart of our access law,” the court said in an opinion written by Judge Linda Vanzi.
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LAS CRUCES (AP) — A New Mexico gun store owner accused of selling weapons to Mexican drug cartels testified Monday that he never took seriously comments from a customer -turned-informant who talked about taking guns and ammunition south of the border. Rick Reese, owner of New Deal Shooting Sports in Deming, says the man was boisterous and bragging all the time, so he didn’t believe anything he said. Reese, his wife, Terri, and their sons, R yin and Remington, are on trial on charges that they sold assault rifles and ammunition to the informant and undercover federal agents. Closing arguments in the case could come Tuesday afternoon. The infor mant, Jose Roman, testified against the Reeses last week. Roman implicated the family after he was arrested in January 2011 on marijuana distribution charges.
Reese first took the stand Friday, saying he would have thrown Roman out of the store if he had thought Roman was serious when he talked about the arms going to Mexico to battle La Sinaloa drug cartel. Under cross-examination, Reese admitted saying, “Even if I took a (military truck) full of ammo to Mexico, it wouldn’t help you guys.” Reese said he was talking hypothetically, saying no amount of ammunition would improve the situation in Mexico. Reese also said he made a comment about hoping the guns go to Mexico and are used “to shoot federales.” He explained that a son’s friend had been killed in the Mexican border town of Palomas, and he “was hoping that the people victimized were able to defend themselves.” Terri Reese testified later Monday that it wasn’t uncommon for Roman to bring customers into the store and give advice on
SANTA FE (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature’s research ar m is helping voters get an early start on learning about proposed constitutional amendments to be decided in the November general election.
Three of the measures will revamp the Public Regulation Commission, including allowing the Legislature to establish minimum qualifications for elected commissioners and creating an independent insurance regulatory office. The five-member commission regulates utilities, telecommunications and motor carriers such as ambulances.
what guns to buy. Her husband also had testified last week that it was not unusual for experienced buyers to help others negotiate transactions.
But prosecutors played some undercover videos aimed at showing that Terri Reeves knew that the guns Roman bought were for him and not the people he brought in.
Prosecutors claim the defendants sold 34 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition to the undercover agents and Roman, who acted as the negotiator for the agents.
Defense lawyers maintain the Reeses followed all legal procedures during the undercover sales and kept detailed records. Defense attorneys also noted that Terri Reese contacted law enforcement after a suspicious transaction in 2010.
VOTER GUIDE OFFERED FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
The Legislative Counsel Service has published an analysis with pros and cons of the five amendments, and it’s available on the Legislature’s website.
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agency, created under the 2010 overhaul of financial regulations. Warren’s convention address will precede Clinton’s. Several prominent Democrats began pushing earlier this year for support of same-sex marriage to be included in the convention platform, which lists principles the party supports. The effort got a boost in May when Obama voiced his personal support for same-sex unions. The Democratic official would not comment on the exact language of the pro-gay marriage plank approved by the drafting committee. It was unclear if the party would call for any national action to legalize gay marriage. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publically about the platform committee’s decision. Obama has said he considers gay mar-
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cials, consultants and various stakeholders. There they discussed the current condition of the runway, proposed improvements, and the costs of those improvements. While the FAA has tossed around several proposals, those that initially garnered the most concern were the grooving and shortening of the runway. These modifications would put a stop to the testing performed by RIAC’s test facility companies like Cessna, Boeing and Gulfstream, and the FAA has at this time agreed to drop those two requests. In March, the city submitted three new modification proposals to the FAA: to keep the runway’s width as is, at 200 feet; to leave light structures at their current location; and to not groove the runway. A width of 150 feet is standard at all FAAapproved airports; the FAA encourages a uniform look at its airports to deter pilots from becoming confused. However, Griego said runway 2103’s 200-foot width provides a greater safety barrier to the companies that use it. Mayor Del Jurney noted that the city has a second runway, runway 1735, which is not as long, is grooved and can be utilized by commercial aircrafts. The FAA is primarily concer ned with regional jets and incoming commercial traffic, he said. The city reviewed the proposed modifications with the FAA last week when officials came to examine the runway. Jurney said the city hoped the visit would encourage the FAA to consider, “the facility as a whole
Another proposal, if adopted by voters, will establish the Public Defender Department as an independent state agency.
Voters also will decide whether to increase the membership of the Judicial Standards Commission, which investigates alleged misconduct by judges.
riage to be a state issue, not a federal matter.
Gay rights advocates hailed the decision as a significant step forward.
“I believe that one day very soon the platforms of both major parties will include similar language,” said Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign. “There is no more American value than honoring and protecting one’s family.”
The National Organization for Marriage, which opposes same-sex unions, said the decision sets up marriage as a defining issue in the presidential election.
“We will rally supporters of traditional marriage to make sure they realize that the outcome of the presidential election may determine the future of marriage in our country,” said Brian Brown, the organization’s president. The Democratic platform committee’s move was first reported by The Washington Blade.
and the potential future use of the facility. When you start talking about reducing the size, the length of our runway, when you look at reducing the width capabilities of our runway then you start to narrow the parameters a little bit. Our contention was it’s here, it’s that way, it’s one of a kind, let’s not necessarily jump to conclusions that it’s better to be narrower or it’s better to be shorter or it’s better to be grooved.”
The FAA makes modification recommendations on rare occasions, which results in considerable costs. “Each factor influences what the cost is going to be because you’re talking about a $20 or $30 million project, depending upon the width, so it’s not insignificant,” Fry said. As of now, the city and the FAA have not set a deadline for the final recommendations and assessed costs. In the meantime, the FAA recommended the city go to the users to see about sharing the costs of future changes.
“The FAA has a pot of money ... to do modifications and work at all their airports and so if we can go to the users and get buy-in and partnership from them as well … to some extent some of those users, if they can’t do it here, then they have to go overseas to do it,” Jurney said. Last week, a plane originating from Russia, which weighed around 983,000 lbs., landed at the RIAC. “There’s not many places that, that plane can land,” Jurney said. According to its website, the RIAC is an FAA approved 139-certificated airport.
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which he suggested that their culture was part of what has allowed them to be more economically successful than the Palestinians. Kind words for Israel are standard for many American politicians, but Palestinian leaders suggested his specific comments were racist and out of touch with the realities of the Middle East. “Because it’s billed as a layup — it’s billed as something that should be simple — perhaps he let his guard down,” said Hogan Gidley, a senior aide under former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum. “You say, ‘Gosh, this guy is so scripted, the campaign is so disciplined, so smart, how could this happen?”’ Still, he doubted that Romney would suf fer any long-ter m ef fects among voters who are still undecided three months before the election. Predictably, Obama’s campaign was more critical, with senior strategist David Axelrod saying on Twitter: “Is there anything about Romney’s Rolling Ruckus that would inspire confidence in his ability to lead US foreign policy?” It’s unclear whether voters in the U.S. are paying attention to Romney’s stumbles, especially as concerns about the nation’s economy dominate most Americans’ concerns. “I’d say it has the same impact as a stubbed toe,” said Iowa Republican John Stineman, a marketing consultant in Des Moines. “People are still focused on the economy.” And Debra Hayes, a Republican-leaning independent from Denver, said Romney’s overseas comments have no impact on how she’ll vote. “I’m interested only in the economy jobs, and the prices of things,” said Hayes, who is undecided. “We need to stand with Israel. And our president needs to show leadership overseas. But things are going downhill at home, and that’s what matters.” And Romney drew his share of favorable media coverage back home. A speech on Israel policy, delivered at dusk against the scenic backdrop of Jerusalem’s Old City, drew praise for its setting and delivery. He and his wife, Ann, appeared relaxed and engaged in an interview on CNN, where Ann Romney described her husband as loving and emotionally engaged. Still, missteps in the past week have fueled opponents’ contentions that the former businessman and Massachusetts governor is out of touch with the nation and the world he hopes to lead. As the trip got under way, Romney caused a stir in Britain by questioning whether officials there were fully prepared to host the Olympic Games. The dispute overshadowed his efforts to highlight his personal experience leading the Salt Lake City Games a decade ago. Instead, Romney was widely assailed by the London media and criticized by British leaders. Then on his first day in Israel, Romney distanced himself from an adviser’s suggestion that he would “respect” a decision by Israel to launch military action to prevent Iran from achieving
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nuclear weapons capability. On Monday at a fundraiser, opened to the media after the campaign first said it would be closed, Romney shared a sentiment he sometimes talks about on the campaign trail in the United States and repeats in his book, “No Apology.” But his decision to highlight cultural differences in a region where such differences have helped fuel violence for generations prompted new questions about his diplomatic skills — and enraged Palestinian leaders. Comparing economic output per capita in Israel and “just across the areas managed by the Palestinian Authority,” he declared that “you notice such a dramatically stark difference in economic vitality.” He was speaking to about 40 wealthy donors at the King David Hotel, which is within sight of the Palestinian territory on the West Bank. He said some economic histories have theorized that “culture makes all the difference.” “And as I come here and I look out over this city and consider the accomplishments of the people of this nation, I recognize the power of at least culture and a few other things,” Romney said, citing an innovative business climate, the Jewish history of thriving in difficult circumstances and the “hand of providence.” He said similar disparity exists between other neighboring countries, including Mexico and the United States. Palestinian leaders quickly objected. “It seems to me this man lacks information, knowledge, vision and understanding of this region and its people,” said Saeb Erekat, a senior aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. “It is a racist statement, and this man doesn’t realize that the Palestinian economy cannot reach its potential because there is an Israeli occupation.” “This will cause a lot of damage to American interests,” he said. Romney campaign spokeswoman Andrea Saul said the comments “were grossly mischaracterized.” The campaign added that Romney’s comparison of countries that are close to each other and have wide income disparities — the U.S. and Mexico, Chile and Ecuador — shows his comments were broader than just the comparison between Israel and the Palestinians. At the White House, spokesman Josh Earnest said, “One of the challenges of being an actor on the international stage, particularly when you’re traveling to such a sensitive part of the world, is that your comments are very closely scrutinized for meaning, for nuance, for motivation.” Romney flew on to Poland for two days of visits with leaders. He met with the Cold War-era Solidarity leader Lech Walesa in Gdansk, earning his endorsement: “I wish you to be successful because the success is needed to the United States, of course, but to Europe as well and to the rest of the world, too. So, Governor Romney, get your success, be successful,” Walesa said through a translator. Walesa suggested Romney’s leadership was needed to restore America’s position in the world.
Cleaning up Dodge — again and again A4 Tuesday, July 31, 2012
State Investment Officer Steve Moise spoke last week about turning around his blighted agency. Moise, you may recall, is the Dudley Do-right chosen to clean up the State Investment Office, which manages the state’s permanent funds. I’ve heard Moise a couple of times now, along with Doug Brown, Moise’s counterpart at the State T reasurer’s Office a few years earlier. So I couldn’t help but wonder who we’ll be listening to a year from now describing the house cleaning at the New Mexico Finance Authority. And what new scandal will have erupted by then. NMFA’s fake audit, which raised eyebrows on Wall Street, somehow slipped past a lot of people who should have been minding the state’s business. And now we’re seeing the first fallout in capital projects stalled around the state. Poor McKinley County can’t catch a break, it seems. First it
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lost 71 percent of its projects to the governor’s line-item vetoes, and now Gallup is watching two projects falter in the NMFA debacle. Moise talks a lot about lessons learned, which have broad applications for organizations, including the bumbling NMFA. “Franklin Jones always said you need to build systems,” Jones told a business group. “You need institutional continuity and institutional integrity, so the systems will continue to perform even if you’re not there. You need new policies, new processes, and the
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right people. How can you ensure ethical behavior? It all depends on the people in place.” There you have ethical reform in a nutshell. The late Franklin Jones, once the state’s tax czar, was a wise man. His point about processes and systems is well taken, but it still comes down to people, and there are two aspects of that. First, you want those solid, dependable people you would trust with your kids, your bank account, your life-and-death decisions. Second is competence, which sometimes takes a back seat. Competence is key. One of Moise’s first moves was to have the State Personnel Office conduct an organizational analysis to make sure people were qualified for the jobs they held, and the result was a lot of staf f changes. When the shooting is over, we’ll
probably see that Moise’s predecessor, Gary Bland, wasn’t necessarily corrupt, but he was under-qualified. People who are in over their heads are more vulnerable to manipulation. Moise and the 11-member State Investment Council went to great pains in hiring a new chief financial officer. In a national search, Vince Smith was plucked from 130 applicants and is now spearheading what may be the largest portfolio restructuring going on in the country today to steer the funds away from the risk and volatility of the stock market and toward what Moise calls “a true institutional fund.” Management 101: Hire good people and pay them what they’re worth. How does this work when we’re in budget-cutting mode? Ethics 101: Choose good people and back them up. Scrimp on salaries, weasel on support and we pay anyway for
accountants and lawyers. Systems are another form of support. Moise and the council have “new layers of checks and balances,” he said. That includes council committees, a staff code of ethics and code of conduct. Here’s a piece Moise didn’t mention — the top dog and his or her approachability. Moise was chosen because he didn’t have a fly on him, and I’ve known him long enough to say he’s very approachable. That means an employee can walk into his office and say, there’s something I’m not comfortable with. The NMFA stories revolve around the former controller, but are we supposed to believe nobody else knew anything? Nobody spoke up? Why? We need more than official indignation. We need a model of good government, ethical behavior, checks and balances replicated across agencies. © New Mexico News Services 2012
NASA officials always were very careful about which astronauts they chose for specific missions, particularly the “historic first” missions. All else being equal, they wanted to avoid people who enjoyed celebrity too much. So, in 1961, the first American in space was the laconic Alan Shepard, not the gregarious John Glenn. Eight years later, the first man to step on the moon was the phlegmatic Neil Armstrong, not his overtly ambitious crewmate, Buzz Aldrin. And, in 1983, the first American woman in space was Sally Kristen Ride, at 32 the youngest of the six women in the first astronaut class that included women. For American popular culture, Sally Ride, who was 61 when she died last week of pancreatic cancer at her home near San Diego, was a terrible choice. She had that really cool “Mustang Sally” name, but she wouldn’t play along with stupid questions. She spoke like someone with a Ph.D. in physics, which she was, giving flat, technical and precise explanations of her job. She was polite, distant and reserved. She would say later that she didn’t realize how special her flight was to American women and girls until STS-7 landed in June 1983. She told an interviewer in 2004 that NASA had kept her insulated from the public during training, “but I wasn’t face to face with women until I came back from my flight, and then it hit home pretty hard how important it was to an awful lot of women in the country.” She would fly on the shuttle Challenger again in 1984 and was scheduled for a third flight when the Challenger blew up at launch in 1986, killing seven crew members, two of whom were women. Ride took part in the exhaustive forensic investigation into the Challenger disaster. With the shuttle program suspended, she left NASA. Like Neil Armstrong before her, she disappeared into academic and private life, focusing on the mystery of why so many girls lose interest in science and math before they graduate from high school. She wrote books, but they were science books for kids, not memoirs. She would spurn endorsement deals but used her name to boost a company that operates science academies and camps. She told The Smithsonian that using her fame “has a different feel to it when it has a purpose beyond making yourself famous.” That perfectly reasonable attitude seems odd in today’s culture, where men and women with a fraction of Sally Ride’s credentials celebrate themselves relentlessly. She could have made millions, but she preferred privacy and dignity, even to the last months of her life. She had kept her illness secret, and only in her obituary was it disclosed that Tam O’Shaughnessy, her longtime friend and business partner, also had been her life partner for 27 years. The sleazoid media went nuts. At last Sally Ride had given them something they could understand. Guest Editorial The St. Louis Post-Dispatch
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m scheduled to have hip replacement surgery. What complications can occur with a replacement joint? DEAR READER: I’m answering your question as both a doctor and a patient, since I had a hip replacement about a decade ago. First, the basics. Your hip is a ball in a socket joint: The big bone in the top part of your leg has a top that’s shaped like a ball, and your pelvic bone has a cup into which the ball fits. Hip replacement surgery involves replacing the bony ball and socket with an artificial device made of metal or ceramic. Before I talk about what can go wrong with hip replace-
Is there an optimist in the race? MARK SHIELDS CREATORS SYNDICATE
In “Watershed,” his brilliant book on the 1980 campaign for the presidency won by Ronald Reagan, author John Stacks reported on interviews lasting six hours of 250 individuals, probing the respondents’ “personal and political values,” conducted by the late Dr. Richard Wirthlin, who from 1968 forward was Reagan’s trusted pollster, trusted adviser and personal admirer. In those exhaustive sessions with the 250, Wirthlin encountered the pes-
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ment surgery, let me first say that these complications are unusual. Fortunately, none of these things happened to me, and the surgery relieved my chronic pain. My only regret, as is true with most of my patients who undergo hip replacement surgery, is that I waited too long to have it done. So what can go wrong?
“If you are going to run for national office, you’d better understand that optimism is something that Americans expect.” Tom Kiley,
Media adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis
simism and crankiness so pervasive among voters in 1980. But he concluded that the nation’s low morale was due to a loss of public confidence in the nation’s leadership and did not indicate loss of confidence in the nation itself. Emphasizing Reagan’s innate personal optimism,
— Infection. Your implant can become infected. This usually happens when infection elsewhere in the body travels in the blood and lands on the tissue around the implant. If you feel new pain in the implanted hip, particularly if you also feel sick and have a fever, seek immediate treatment. — Leg-length discrepancy. After surgery, muscle weakness or spasm and swelling around the hip may temporarily cause an abnormal tilt to your pelvis. This may make you feel as though your legs are unequal in length. It may be several months before you can tell if the discrepancy is temporary or real. If it’s real, it can be addressed with a lift
that 1980 campaign had as its premise that Americans wanted to believe that the country — with its confidence restored by a leader they could believe in — could solve its nagging problems. On a personal note, I always both liked and trusted Wirthlin, who while always
in your shoe. If you also have pain, surgery can help. Dislocation. In the weeks after your hip replacement, take great care to keep from dislocating your implant before the surrounding tissues have healed enough to hold it in place. To reduce dislocation risk, do not bend over farther than your waist for about six weeks after your surgery. Also avoid turning your operated leg in or out. Even afterward, there is a chance of a painful dislocation. Loosening. A replacement joint can loosen because the cement never secured it properly or eventually wore out. See DR. K, Page A5
fiercely loyal to the Gipper, could be generous with his findings. As an example, he revealed to me that, during the 1984 re-election campaign, when Reagan carried 49 of the 50 states against Democrat Walter Mondale, the Reagan campaign had polled every night, and Mondale had led Reagan on just two nights all year: the night of the day on which Mondale named Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate and the following night.
25 YEARS AGO
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July 31, 1987 • Betty Chancey, director of financial aid, admissions and records, is Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell’s employee of the month for June. According to Geri Osterberg, who works with Chancey in the Financial Aid Office, “Betty is always pleasant and smiling, and ready to answer our questions and listen to our problems. She is carrying even more responsibility than before, and she is handling it very well. I think such dedication, kindness and loyalty should be recognized.” Chancey, 38, came to work at ENMU-R in 1968 as secretary in the Financial Aid Office. She became director of financial aid in January of 1976. Chancey assumed the added responsibility of director of admissions and records in February of this year.
Short stories offer ideas in smaller packages Roswell Daily Record
LORETTA CLARK ROSWELL PUBLIC LIBRARY
August begins with National Simplify Your Life Week and National Clown Week, while Sunday is Friendship Day. So, prioritize what is most important in your life; what you love doing and what brings you joy. Remember to laugh, to relax and to celebrate life. Take time to enjoy things, like a walk in the park with family and friends, or to visit the library to discover new titles or to reread your favorite books. The Roswell Public Library’s Summer Reading Adventure season ends today and prizes may be selected until 8:45 p.m. tonight. The good news is all seasons are reasons to read for relaxation and knowledge, so spring into the joys of reading, fall into a harvest of titles, or winterize through the wonder of books. All ages are invited to check out the books and other materials available at the library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The library is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Robert Briggs, circulation supervisor, appreciates short stories. Although they are often defined as fiction that is too short to be called novels, a good short story is able to have the same impact as a full-length book. Short stories tend to be focused on fewer characters and may be better at explaining how a seemingly trivial event can change the
way a character views the world. They are very different than a condensed novel. Robert has selected the following anthologies which exhibit qualities that make a short story more than just a small book. During World War II, the beginning of the Warsaw Uprising against Nazi oppression and the last entry in the diary of Anne Frank happened on Aug. 1, 1944. Nathan Englander’s collection of eight stories examines the diverse experiences of the Jewish people from dif ferent eras and from around the world. “What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank” is the title of the book as well as the title of the first story. Englander explores the uncomfortable truths that occur when people are forced to contemplate whether or not they could do the right thing, even if the right thing meant putting themselves in harm’s way. The story is thought provoking, providing insight into the thought process of people who are frightened that past atrocities will reoccur. “Sister Hills” is almost like a retelling of “The Book of Job,” chronicling the life of a woman who experiences extreme heart break from the time she settles in Samaria during the Yom Kippur War to present day. Other stories examine the clash between Jewish faith and secular desires. This collection won the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award.
Annie Proulx’s “Close Range: Wyoming Stories” presents mid1900’s Wyoming as a difficult place to live. People living on farms and ranches eke out a living while experiencing harsh lives and heartache. The writing style fits the settings of Wyoming, with the sparseness of the writing equaling the sparseness of the landscapes. The last story in this book, “Brokeback Mountain,” is probably the most well known, but those who read from beginning to end will find that the other stories are just as heart wrenching. The stories are written almost as if from the viewpoint of the setting, and the setting views tragedy almost nonchalantly. Young people will enjoy the following collections of short stories. Muggles grow up with Grimm’s fairy tales while wizarding children grow up with “Tales of Beedle the Bard,” a collection bequeathed to Hermione by Professor Dumbledore to provide clues essential to helping Harry. “Tales of Beedle the Bard” is available to be checked out of the library by both muggles and wizards. Hermione’s new translation from the ancient runes includes an introduction, notes and illustrations by J. K. Rowling, along with extensive commentary by Albus Dumbledore. “Guys Write for Guys Read” is a diverse and fast-paced anthology of stories that features brief contributions from scores of authors
Fred Moran’s letter to the editor which appeared in Sunday’s Daily Record was submitted to the paper with the intent of it being run as his personal views, not those of the Democratic Party of Chaves County. His position with the organization was added to the letter by the editor and was not Moran’s intention.
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By the third night, you may recall, following unanswered questions about her husband’s tax returns, she had become “ Mrs. John Zaccaro,” and the race returned to form. “If you are going to run for national of fice, you’d better understand that optimism is something that Americans expect,” concluded Democrat Tom Kiley, who served as media adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis. The current 2012 campaign suffers from an acute shortage of optimism. Neither Barack Obama nor Mitt Romney could be mistaken for either of those carriers of contagious sunniness, Bill Clinton or Ronald Reagan. The country now has the feel of that subway car which has come to a jolting, unscheduled stop somewhere in the dark tunnel between stations. The lights are out. The air is close. There is a palpable nervousness among the passengers. That stalled subway car and the nation today both desperately need that strong, confident voice that can convincingly explain what went wrong, what is now being done to repair the damage, what the passengers and the people can do to help that process and when we can expect
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This may also happen if the surrounding bone does not grow into the implant to create a tight attachment. Bone loss. As a joint implant suffers wear and tear, loose particles can be released into the joint. As your immune system attacks these particles, it can also attack surrounding bone and weaken it. This may loosen the bone’s connection to the implant. We have more information on hip replacement in our Special Health Report, “Knees
to get back on track. The key question to keep your eye on for the next three months (which some of Wirthlin’s proteges credit him for developing) is: “Do you think things are generally headed in the right direction, or do you feel that things are off on the wrong track?” Just before the Democrats recaptured the House in 2006, just 26 percent of voters judged the U.S. to be headed “in the right direction,” while 61 percent answered “on the wrong track.” Just before the GOP lost the White House in 2008, the right track number was down to 11 percent and the wrong track figure was up to 78 percent. In 2010, when voters took away Democratic control of the House, the right direction was 31 percent, and the wrong track was 61 percent. In the most recent Wall Street Journal-NBC News July poll, by an almost 2-to-1 margin — 32 percent right direction/60 percent wrong track — voters still see their country mired in trouble and error. Before he would have any realistic prospect of being a successful president in 2013 and beyond, that leader must first prove in this campaign that he is capable of inspiring both confidence and optimism in his fellow citizens. That’s the test. COPYRIGHT 2012 MARK SHIELDS
and Hips.” (Learn more about this report at AskDoctorK.com, or call 877-649-9457 toll-free to order it.) Recently, problems have been identified with one type of metal-onmetal hip replacement device. Nevertheless, results continue to be excellent with the many other types of hip replacements. (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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and illustrators. They share their comical, sad and strange memories of what life was like for them when they were boys and the impact those moments made in their later lives. One simple but important message is “read what you like, when you like, whatever that happens to be.” “Zombies vs. Unicorns” is an offbeat anthology that embarks upon a literary throw-down to deter mine which is superior: zombies or unicorns.
McGruff, the Crime Fighting Dog, invites Roswell to “take a bite out of crime.” McGruff, along with his police officer partners, will visit the Wednesday morning storytime at 10 a.m. As part of the Roswell Safety Coalition, McGruff and friends will present some important infor mation about being safe in your neighborhood. The Wild West will offer a reading round-up of stories and crafts during Wednesday’s 3:30 p.m. story and craft hour. The stories might include “Every Cowgirl Needs a Horse,” “Hazel Rides a Horse,” “Backyard Cowboy” or “Sixteen Cows.” Following the stories, precut materials will be provided for those in attendance during stories. The crafts could feature creating a bolo-type necklace shaped like a horse shoe and cowboy hat, decorating a large stand-up cowboy boot as a picture frame or assembling a stand-up covered wagon. The stories may vary and the quantities of some craft items may be limited. “Discover Amazing Earth” could be one of the books read during
Don’t make life easy for criminals
Dear Editor: This letter is in response to “Hard times,” authored by Eloy Ortega Jr. that was in the July 29, 2012, edition. Mr. Ortega talks about the hardships that befall those who go to court in and around Chaves County. I, for one, would not want to broadcast that I have family members who frequent the judicial halls. First off, if the offender would learn from past experience, they would stay out of trouble. Most of them choose not to learn. They create a revolving door, in and out of county and state facilities. They do not care what happens to their family, be it wife and kids or parents. They only think of themselves. The shackles are a precautionary measure that protects both prisoner and court personnel. If the offender is a repeat, it is nothing new to him or her. That is how they arrived at the jail or police station. Most of them get used to it, or they would not keep finding the opportunity to wear them. Let them learn something from it. They know the consequences of breaking the rules. Wear the ankle bracelet and pay the upkeep or stay locked up. Simple process. As far as the DUI statement that the rules are too harsh: Explain that to a family that has just lost a family member. They do not
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the Rocks and Volcanoes storytime on Saturday at 2 p.m. Other titles might focus on “Sylvester and the Magic Pebble,” “Everybody Needs a Rock” or “When the Giant Stirred.” Children in attendance during story portion will enjoy creating crafts such as making a Pecos Valley Diamond necklace and assembling a 3-D volcano scene. The quantities of some craft items may be limited.
Book lovers who treasure owning books will discover a treasure trove of bargains at Books Again, 404 W. Second St. Donations of books have increased, including an extensive number of books from two local estates. For the next two weeks, the store will feature an In-Store Estate Sale offering all fiction and non-fiction hardback titles for $3 each, all soft bound or trade paperbacks for $2 each and all mass market paperback books for $1 each. The fiction titles encompass a variety of classics and genres, while nonfiction titles explore factual subjects from all areas of the Dewey Decimal system. Books Again is operated by Friends of the Library volunteers and all proceeds are used to benefit the library. Books Again is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Parking is located behind the store. Members of the Friends of the Library join Irving Stone in believing: “There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.” Come shop for books for your personal library and to give as gifts. Remember the holidays are coming, so start your shopping early.
care that the alcoholic has a problem, they want justice. I, myself have been hurt and have had members of my family hurt by a drunk driver. How do you explain to a small child that he cannot hug daddy because somebody sent him to heaven? You cannot get a child to understand why that happens. If the offender is an alcoholic, he needs to ask for help. If they are incarcerated they have a better chance of getting the help that they need. But first they have to want the help to quit! Most do not want to quit. This is an epidemic in our state. The punishment, in our state, is a joke. You get more prison time for robbing a convenience store than you do for killing people while you are driving drunk. A sad commentary for our state. Another thought, if they are collecting federal assistance in order to thrive, how are they able to afford the liquor and drugs? Is that what the welfare is supposed to do? If you cannot pay for it with your own hard earned wages, what a concept! Do not spend my tax dollars on it! I do not do it because I cannot afford it, but those repeat offenders seem to have no problem wasting my money! I am sure that there are others who echo my concerns. Life is not fair so you should be willing to take the consequences when you mess up. Candy Kane Roswell
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A6 Tuesday, July 31, 2012 OBITUARIES
Juan Jose Borunda Sr.
A rosary will be recited for Juan Borunda Sr., 65, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at St. John‘s Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at St. John’s Catholic Church with Rev. Juan Antonio Gutierrez, O.F.M. officiating. Interment will follow in South Park Cemetery. Juan passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Juan was born July 23, 1947, in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico to Maria De Los Angeles Aguirre and Jose Borunda Balderama. He married Rebecca Anchondo Borunda on Jan. 10, 1976. Juan was a resident of Roswell for 47 years and a longtime member of
NATION/OBITUARIES St. John’s Catholic Church. He was a volunteer at the church, served as a greeter, did the readings, and was a Eucharistic minister. He worked as a foreman/cement finisher for Metcalf Construction and retired in July of 2011 after 35 years of service. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 36 years, Rebecca Borunda of Roswell; daughter Elizabeth A. Borunda of Ogden, Utah; four sons, Juan Jose Borunda Jr. of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Gilberto Borunda Sr. of Roswell, Martin Borunda of Ogden, Utah, and Jesus Borunda and Leanna Morales of Roswell; grandchildren, Annikah Kiedaish and Joshua Kiedaisch of Ogden Utah; Jasmine and Angel Borunda of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Gilberto, Grace and Gabriel Borunda of Roswell and Jordan Borunda of Roswell; two sisters, Luz Maria Borunda and Martha Borunda of Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico; four brothers, Andres, Ar mando, Miguel Angel Borunda all of Chihuahua, Chihuahua Mexico and Jose Paz Borunda of Denver. Preceding him in death are his parents, Maria De Los Angeles Aguirre Borunda and Jose Rafael Borunda Balderama. Serving as pallbearers are Juan J. Borunda Jr., Gilberto Borunda, Martin S. Borunda, Jesus M. Borunda, Joshua C. Kiedaisch, Juan Angel Borunda, Leonardo Anchondo and Alfredo Saenz. Honorary pallbearers will be Javier Saenz, Jose De La Paz Borunda, Elizabeth A. Borunda, Annikah Kiedaich, Jasmine Borunda, Gilbert Borunda Jr., Fernando Camerena, Jaime Dominquez, Ramon Anchondo Sr., and Fabian Vale. In lieu of flowers, please
make donations for the reception to S’Lena Chacon via email or text (505) 5042296 and email@example.com. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.
Beatrice L. Stocking R yniec, 96, of Roswell, passed away on July 28, 2012. She was bor n on Sept. 21, 1915, in Polo, Ill., to Beryl and Etta Stocking. She married Martin J. Ryniec on Sept. 23, 1933, who preceded her in death. They had three children together, Beryl (spouse Leroy Daliege), Martin David, and Keith Steven (Kathy); all three children have preceded her in death. She was one of four children, brother Lawrence Stocking, sister Viola (Forrest) Dozier, who have also preceded her in death. She is survived by one brother Robert (Dianne) Stocking who lives in Indiana. Grandma Bea as she was known to everyone was responsible for a pilot program in Illinois. She was a director of a work experience program for former mental patients which she
took pride in before she retired and moved to Roswell in 1971. Over the years she kept herself busy with numerous activities which included, Red Hat Club, Four I Club and her luncheons at Peppers with her dear friends from Sunrise Estates, the mobile home park where she lived many years. Grandma Bea loved to wear her jewelry and occupied her Thursday afternoons with her weekly visits to Best Beauty shop for more than 30 years. Among many of Grandma Bea’s hobbies she loved to travel and had the privilege of seeing the beauty of all but three of the 50 states, but the most enjoyable hobby she had was reading, she loved to relax in her recliner and read every day. She is survived by 14 grandchildren, Bruce and Rita Daliege, Lee and Chris Daliege, Glenn Daliege, David Daliege, Penny Daliege, Leontine and Lawrence Stroble, Evelyn Ryniec, Martin Ryniec Jr., Marnet R yniec, Tom and Barb R yniec, Steve and Carey R yniec, David and Lucinda R yniec, Laura Ryniec, Kristen and Luke Dusek. Twenty-eight greatgrandchildren, Annette (Brian), Darry (Selena), David (Maxine), Staci (Robert), Vanessa (Frank), Heather (Jason), Amanda, Andrea (Justin), David (Tanya), Davina (Anthony), Richard, Nicole, Christine, Ricky, Seth, Elsbeth, Caroline, Josiah, Kyle, Melina, Thomas, Sammy, Benjamin, Lincoln, Eva, Caleb, Chole, and Ethan. Twentyeight great-great-grandchildren, Renee (Jared), Scott (Cathy), Andi, Zachary, Samantha, Jenna, Briana, Caitlin, Hannah, Alexis, Clarissa, Jakob, Anastasia, Julia, Bryce, Samantha, Audrey, Andrew, Thomas, Charlie, Stephanie, Kyle, Hayden, Kaleb, Anthony,
NASA to athletic Mars rover: ‘Stick the landing’
to slow it down until it hovers. Cables will unspool from the backpack and slowly lower the rover — at less than 2 mph. The cables keep the rocket engines from getting too close and kicking up dust. Once the rover senses touchdown, the cords will be cut.
“The degree of difficulty is above a 10,” said Adam Steltzner, an engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which manages the mission.
In this 2011 artist's rendering provided by NASA/JPL-Caltech, the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover examines a rock on Mars.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — It’s NASA’s most ambitious and expensive Mars mission yet—and it begins with the red planet arrival late Sunday of the smartest interplanetary rover ever built. Also the most athletic. Like an Olympic gymnast, it needs to “stick the landing.” It won’t be easy. The complicated touchdown NASA designed for the Curiosity rover is so risky it’s been described as “seven minutes of terror” — the time it takes to go from 13,000 mph to a complete stop. Scientists and engineers will be waiting anxiously 154 million miles away as the spacecraft plunges through Mars’ thin atmosphere, and in a new twist, attempts to slowly lower the rover to the bottom of a crater with cables. If it succeeds, a video camera aboard the rover will have captured the most dramatic minutes for the first filming of a landing on another planet. “It would be a major technological step forward if it works. It’s a big gamble,” said American Uni-
versity space policy analyst Howard McCurdy. The future direction of Mars exploration is hanging on the outcome of this $2.5 billion science project to determine whether the environment was once suitable for microbes to live. Previous missions have found ice and signs that water once flowed. Curiosity will drill into rocks and soil in search of carbon and other elements. Named for the Roman god of war, Mars is unforgiving with a hostile history of swallowing manmade spacecraft. It’s tough to fly there and even tougher to touch down. More than half of humanity’s attempts to land on Mars have ended in disaster. “You’ve done everything that you can think of to ensure mission success, but Mars can still throw you a curve,” said former NASA Mars czar Scott Hubbard who now teaches at Stanford University. The Mini Cooper-sized spacecraft traveled 8 1⁄2 months to reach Mars. In a sort of celestial acrobatics, Curiosity will twist,
turn and perform other maneuvers throughout the seven-minute thrill ride to the surface. Why is NASA attempting such a daredevil move? It had little choice. Earlier spacecraft dropped to the Martian surface like a rock, swaddled in airbags, and bounced to a stop. Such was the case with the much smaller and lighter rovers Spirit and Opportunity in 2004. At nearly 2,000 pounds, Curiosity is too heavy, so engineers had to come up with a new way to land. Friction from the thin atmosphere isn’t enough to slow down the spacecraft without some help. During its fiery plunge, Curiosity will brake by executing a series of Scurves — similar to how the space shuttle reentered Earth’s atmosphere. At 900 mph, it will unfurl its huge parachute. It then will shed the heat shield that took the brunt of the atmospheric friction and switch on its groundsensing radar. A mile from the surface, Curiosity will jettison the parachute and fire up its rocket-powered backpack
It takes 14 minutes for radio signals on Mars to travel to Earth. The lag means Curiosity will already be alive or dead by the time mission control finds out.
The rover’s landing target is Gale Crater near the Martian equator. It’s an ancient depression about the size of Connecticut and Rhode Island combined with a 3-mile-high mountain rising from the center of the crater floor. Scientists know Gale was once waterlogged. Images from space reveal mineral signatures of clays and sulfate salts, which form in the presence of water, in older layers near the bottom of the mountain.
Humans have been mesmerized by the fourth rock from the sun since the 19th century when American astronomer Percival Lowell, peering through a telescope, theorized that intelligent beings carved what looked like irrigation canals. Scientists now think that if life existed on Mars — a big if — it would be in the form of microbes.
Curiosity will explore whether the crater ever had the right environment for microorganisms to take hold.
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A gathering of friends and family will be held for Julie from 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.Ernesto Martinez officiating. Interment will follow in South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Julie, 57, was bor n in Roswell on June 25, 1955,
to Charles Dutchover Sr. and Olivia Medina Sylvas. She was a resident care coordinator at a local facility. She was a mother to all and always loved others more than she was loved. She was a very loved and well-respected lady with a great heart. She did not put up with any bull. Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Senovio Adam Chavez III, Joseph Ray Chavez Sr. and Jason Lee Chavez all of Roswell; special children, Angel Humberto Guevara, Ruben Nino, Jericho Dutchover, Larry Dutchover, Nadia Chavez, Ray Perez, Dominic Perez, Manly Chapa and Molley Chapa all of Roswell; her mother Olivia Sylvas of Hobbs; three sisters, Mary Lou T revino of McAllen, Texas, Linda Mae Matta of Roswell and Katie Jean Sylvas of Hobbs. She was preceded in death by her husband Senovio (Sonny) Chavez; father Charles Dutchover Sr.; brother Charlie Dutchover Jr. and her chicken Xuxa. Serving as pallbearers are nieces, Cynthia Guevara, Tracy Davis, Karen Lawrence, Kristy Loeffler, Angela Dutchover, Mona Dutchover, Crystal Dutchover, Jessica Dutchover, Rosalinda Garza, Raquel Guevara, Victoria Rico, Tyler Perez, Kari Trucotte and Jennifer Hamilton. Honorary pallbearers are Sebastian J. Chavez, Joseph R. Chavez Jr., Jocoby S. Chavez, Julian Chavez, Hayden M. Chavez, Sophia R. Chavez and Naomi E. Nino. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany.com Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.
DALLAS (AP) — Suzy Gershman, whose “Born to Shop” travel guides have helped readers find where to browse and buy from Paris to Hong Kong, has died. She was 64. Gershman died July 25 in San Antonio after being diagnosed about a year ago with brain cancer, said her son, Aaron Gershman, and her co-author, Sarah Lahey. Since its launch in the mid-1980s, “Born to Shop” series has been translated into a half-dozen languages and sold more than 4 million copies worldwide, Lahey said. Sixteen of the books have been published, and some were revised every other year. Frommer’s acquired the rights for the books in 1995. “They were for people who were as passionate about shopping as Suzy,” said Kelly Regan, editorial director for Frommer’s Travel Guides. With a focus on good value and high quality, Gershman was just as comfortable looking for bargains at flea markets as she was at high-end stores like Hermes, said Regan. She said Gershman was also “particularly incisive” on what outlet centers were worth the trip, and could cover all areas of shopping, from clothing to home goods to pet gear. Her son, 32-year -old
Aaron Gershman of Los Angeles, who can remember traveling “everywhere” with his globe-trotting mother, said he always admired that she turned a love of shopping and travel into a career. “From before I could walk, I remember being in a stroller on the big shopping streets of Paris,” he said. Gershman was born on April 13, 1948, in Syracuse, N.Y. While attending the University of Texas at Austin, Gershman worked for the San Antonio Express-News. After graduating from UT in 1969, Gershman moved to New York, working in advertising and public relations before beginning a career in magazines as a freelance journalist. Gershman and her husband then moved to Los Angeles, where she became the West Coast style editor in People magazine’s Beverly Hills offices. Her first television job was a stint on the style show “PM Magazine.” She later would frequently appear on television programs talking about her shopping expertise and contributed to various magazines. Services were held Friday in San Antonio for Gershman, who is survived by her son, his wife and a granddaughter.
Jacob, Ethan and Alexander. Five great-great-great grandchildren, Kaden, R yleigh, Rorik, Odin and Liam. Two nephews, Forest (Martha) and David (Debbie). The family would like to thank a very special friend whom Grandma Bea depended on for 20 years, Tina Lambing. Memorial services will be held Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at Grace Community Church at 9 a.m. with Pastor John Drusedum officiating. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany.com Cremation was under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.
‘Born to Shop’ author Suzy Gershman dies at 64
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Harold “Hugo” Killgo installs new disk brake pads on a vehicle. He can also turn brake drums. Harold "Hugo" Killgo has specialized in brake and frontend work for fifty-two years. Killgo’s Brake and Alinement, 1508 West Second St., is the place to go for brake and front-end work. Phone 623-7009 for expert service.
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Harold “Hugo” Killgo turns a brake drum on his Performance™ brake lathe. If it has anything to do with brakes or front-end work (shocks, struts, ball joints or wheel bearings), Hugo is THE ONE to call. Hugo does expert work at competitive prices, using only the best quality parts.
See Killgo’s for expert brake work, ‘alinements’ and parts
Did you ever hear of a “one-man band?” Well, Harold “Hugo” Killgo, owner of Killgo’s Brake and Alinement, 1508 West Second Street, is a oneman front-end and brake specialist. Harold has been handling brake and frontend work for fifty-two years, since 1960, and can fix any domestic or imported car or truck, including 4-wheel drive vehicles. "Alinement” You may have noticed that Harold spells “alinement” without the “g”. (Both spellings are correct, according to Webster’s New Twentieth Century Dictionary, Unabridged.) Harold says, “You can get an alinement with a ’g’ anywhere, but you have to come here to get it done right!” Harold’s dad, D.P. spelled it without the “g” also. D.P. Killgo, who passed away a few years ago in Texas, ran Roswell Brake and Alinement for years, and is perhaps best remembered for the big fake bear in the back of his El Camino pickup during that
time. (The bear now resides atop a building on North Main Street.) Harold handles all types of front-end work, including shocks, struts, tie-rods, ball joints, upper and lower control arm bushings, packing wheel bearings and alinement (or alignment, if you prefer.) If you’ve ever run into or over a curb, you have probably knocked your front-end out of alinement. You will know it when you take your hands off the steering wheel and the vehicle goes to one side or the other on a flat road; the vehicle pulls to one side when you apply the brakes; or if your tires squeal, even in easy turns. Any of these three conditions indicate you may need an alinement. “A car is designed to go straight. When it’s out of alinement, it is pulling an unnatural against weight, so there is more wear on the tires, and you will end up needing frontend parts sooner than normal,” Harold says. Checking and keeping your
vehicle in alinement will save you money and lower the possibility of having problems while you are out on the road. Everyone drives differently, so there is no set schedule for having a vehicle realined, like there is for having the oil changed. “Some drivers will knock a car out of alinement ten minutes after they buy it, while others can go for years without any trouble,” Harold jokes. So, when you are driving and you hit a slick spot and bounce off the curb, your alinement may be knocked out of adjustment. It is a good idea to have it checked after a mishap, before you ruin a set of tires or wear out your front-end. If you hit a pot hole, you should go in and have Hugo 'aline' it for you. If your vehicle vibrates at high speed the tires may need to be balanced. Harold can handle that, too. Brake work Harold can fix any brake problem you might encounter. Whether you
only require brake shoes or pads, or need the rotors or drums turned, Harold Killgo is the man to see. If your brakes squeak or make grinding noises when you step on the pedal, that is usually a good indication that you are experiencing brake problems. But, at times, a noise in the front-end may not be the brakes, but may indicate that Harold needs to pack your wheel bearings. Either way, Harold can, and will, figure out what the problem is - and he will fix it. Harold recently bought some old equipment, and now can reline oddball brake shoes. So, if you have an old vehicle, and have had trouble finding linings for it, he might be able to fix you up. Expert service Harold knows his business, and he “won’t fix what ain’t broke”. It’s hard to find a mechanic you can trust these days, but Harold depends mainly on repeat business, customer loyalty and word-of-mouth recom-
Harold “Hugo” Killgo checks the camber and caster on a pickup during an alinement.
mendations, so he emphasizes quality and satisfaction. Harold Killgo specializes in what he does: brakes and front-end work, he doesn’t do oil changes, tune-ups or mufflers. When you have your car or truck serviced at Killgo’s Brake and Alinement, you can rest assured that the boss is doing the work personally. That’s because Harold works alone in his big metal garage. “At least I don’t have to worry about the help showing up,” he laughs. Harold insists on using only the best parts, getting them locally for faster service. That, and his experience, assures you of the finest quality work on your vehicle. Harold will tell you in advance how much your repair will cost. “I’m like everybody else; I don’t like surprises,” he says. Killgo’s prices are competitive, especially for brake jobs. “People call around, then
they come here,” he said. Harold realizes you depend on your vehicle and he will do whatever is required to ‘get you back on the road.’ No matter how busy he is, he will try to fit you in. If you are looking for a mechanic who knows what he is doing when it comes to brake or front-end repairs, call 623-7009, or stop by Killgo’s Brake and Alinement at 1508 West Second Street. Harold is open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. “You’ll feel the difference when you drive.” Alignment Supply Harold has recently started carrying "Everything for the wheel alignment shop." Killgo's carries both Performance Ingalls Suspension Components and Specialty Products Company suspension components. Call 623-4119 for suspension components and wheel weights. If out of town, call tollfree: 1-800-446-9020.
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The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
ARIES (March 21-April 19) You continue with the best of intentions. For the most part, others receive your messages loud and clear. Your softer side emerges when you see how distraught someone is. You, too, could lose your temper. Tonight: To the wee hours. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Push to get past an argument, and understand where someone else is coming from. You often are very serious. Perhaps in that mood you close down a lot. Tap into your strong energy, and you’ll find the drive to make it through this tough spot. Tonight: Find someone to brainstorm with you. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Success comes through dealing with others on a one-on-one level. You can turn a problem around if you stay open. You have a great deal of passion about a creative endeavor, yet you hesitate to take a risk. Tonight: Go off and do something you love. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Defer to others, yet be responsive to a superior who seems to have a very different but positive way of handling important matters. Family and your personal life are always high priorities, but today they are even more so. Tonight: Close to home. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Push yourself, and focus on what must be done. In fact, getting more done than anticipated will free you up when people in your life
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need to air out their opinions and/or need your time. You might be amazed by how quickly that could happen. Tonight: Head home. Do only what you love. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You have a lot to reflect on, especially a situation involving a partner or loved one. Check out the possibility that money might be a part of the problem. You also could feel pressured, but count on your creativity to find solutions. Tonight: Lighten up the mood. Join friends. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) You might want to stop and think about what is going on. Your home life takes priority at the moment, which makes it difficult to focus on anything else. Deal with the situation before it deals with you. Tonight: Why resist coming to an agreement? Is it worth the stress? SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) You might want to open up a conversation and get to the root of the problem. Could you be swallowing anger or doing something else that does not serve you well? You have an opportunity to look this demon in the eye. Tonight: A conversation gives you
Review: Rapper Rick Ross is top-notch on ‘God Forgives’
JONATHAN LANDRUM JR. ASSOCIATED PRESS
Rick Ross, “God Forgives, I Don’t” (Maybach Music Group/Def Jam)
Throughout his career, Rick Ross has declared himself a “bawse.” On his latest album, “God Forgives, I Don’t,” the Miami rapper continues to live up to his catchphrase, proving he’s one of the top bosses not just in hip-hop, but in music period. His fifth solo album in six years is loaded with undeniable quality tunes, making his new offering his most well-balanced piece of work to date. It’s clear that the burly, bearded Ross — who normally dons black shades — has made strides as a lyricist and storyteller. His husky voice is full of bravado with eloquence that is easy to digest. He stays in his familiar lane, rapping about grimy street life, his large stash of cash, luxury cars, women and his rise from rags to riches. But what makes Ross special on “God Forgives” is
his colorful perspective. That is certainly evident on “Pirates” where he raps, “Fascination with fortune afford me mansion and Porsches, panoramas, abortions, marijuana imported, dreams of getting cream and never to be extorted, seen so many things be preposterous not to record it.” On “Maybach Music IV,” which features Ne-Yo, Ross continues his popular work with producers J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, who again craft a stunning track highlighted by smooth saxophone and other instruments. Ross measures up with Jay-Z and Dr. Dre on “3 Kings,” and his collaboration with Andre 3000 on “Sixteen” makes for an enjoyable listen. The album is also filled with other club bangers and street anthems, such as “Hold Me Back” and “Ten Jesus Pieces,” featuring Stalley. Of Ross’ four albums, three have debuted at No. 1 and three have reached gold status; another debuted at No. 2, and the only one not to reach gold is close to it.
With “God Forgives,” Ross is consistent, and it sounds classic. CHECK OUT THIS TRACK: “Diced Pineapples” is a silky, piano-driven tune that includes Wale and Drake — just as a singer.
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insight. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) A meeting could shed some light on an issue. You go out of your way more often than not to help friends. Suddenly, you could find that the cost is too high. You might need a little more space, time and perspective. Tonight: Treat yourself to a favorite dessert on the way home. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) You can handle a difficult situation with someone you cannot avoid. Your instincts might be to ignore this person. Unfortunately, you’ll need to take this situation on to resolve the problem. Tonight: Let the good times roll. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) You need to see what is not being said.
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Someone seems to be direct, but this person is skipping over an important point. A discussion could be difficult as a result. Say little, judge less and stay open. Tonight: Do something just for you. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) Zero in on what is important, not only to you, but to those in your immediate personal and/or professional circle. A partner or loved one takes a stand. He or she simply is not on the same page as you. Make it OK to have different ideas. Tonight: Where the fun is. BORN TODAY Novelist J.K. Rowling (1965), actor Wesley Snipes (1962), actress Geraldine Chaplin (1944)
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LOCAL SCHEDULE TUESDAY JULY 31 MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. • Roswell at Alpine
SC OR E CENTER PECOS LEAGUE Roswell 9, Alpine 6, 1st game Trinidad 13, Santa Fe 11 White Sands 7, Las Cruces 3 Alpine 9, Roswell 4, 2nd game MLB American League Baltimore 5, New York 4 Los Angeles 15, Texas 8 Boston 7, Detroit 3 Minnesota 7, Chicago 6 Tampa Bay at Oakland, late Toronto at Seattle, late National League Atlanta 8, Miami 2 San Diego 11, Cincinnati 5 Chicago 14, Pittsburgh 4 Milwaukee 8, Houston 7 Arizona at Los Angeles, late New York at San Francisco, late
NA T I O N A L BRIEFS BRONCOS, CLADY CALL OFF TALKS ABOUT NEW DEAL
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Ryan Clady rejected both a $50 million offer and the chance to talk about it. The Denver Broncos and the two-time Pro Bowl left tackle, who will play a crucial role in protecting Peyton Manning’s blind side this season, ended talks Monday on a contract extension until after the 2012 season. Clady walked off the field behind his fellow offensive linemen after Monday night’s practice and declined to discuss his contract situation. John Elway told The Denver Post that while negotiations hit at impasse, the Broncos were “looking forward to Ryan playing a key role on our team this year and hope he will be a Bronco for many seasons to come.” Clady will make $3.5 million this season in the final season of a five-year deal he signed as a rookie out of Boise State in 2008. The Broncos had reportedly offered the fifth-year pro $50 million over five years with $28 million guaranteed.
Noon Op set for trip to regionals Section
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The Noon Optimist Little League Junior All-Stars earned the first berth in the regional tournament for a team from Roswell in more than a decade last week. Noon Op downed Clovis 4-0 in the finals of the New Mexico Junior League Championships, securing a berth in the Southwestern Regional Tournament. The 4-0 shutout capped a tournament effort that saw Noon Op score 38 total runs, while allowing just nine. Noon Op will square off with the Oklahoma state champion on Friday at 9 a.m. at Cibola High School in Game 1 of the regional tournament. The winner will then face the Texas East champion at 5 p.m. on Saturday while the loser will play Sunday at 9 a.m. The winner of the Southwestern Regional Tourna-
The Noon Optimist Little League Junior All-Stars pose with their championship trophy and banner after winning the New Mexico Junior League State Tournament with a 4-0 blanking of Clovis in the tournament finals. Members of the team are, from left, Andrew Shanor, Jake Guerrero, Mitch Naylor, coach John Naylor, Derek Farmer, Luke Fink, coach Mike Guerrero, Lukas Gutierrez, Cal Villareal, Chance Hubbard, Brendan Coombes, Roman Garcia and manager George Farmer.
Franklin grabs gold in 100 backstroke See REGIONALS, Page B2
LONDON (AP) — Michael Phelps has yet to win a gold medal, and Ryan Lochte’s star is fading. So along comes Missy Franklin, yet to start her senior year in high school, to restore American swim hopes at the Olympics. Coming back less than 14
minutes after swimming a semifinal heat, the Colorado teenager won the first gold medal of what figures to be a dazzling career, rallying to win the 100-meter backstroke Monday. “Indescribable,” the 17year -old Franklin said. “I still can’t believe that hap-
pened. I don’t even know what to think. I saw my parents’ reaction on the screen and I just started bawling. I can’t even think right now.” Matt Grevers kept the gold medals coming in ratSee SWIMMING, Page B3
ABOVE: American Missy Franklin dives in to start the 100-meter backstroke final at the London Olympics, Monday. Franklin won a gold medal in the event.
LEFT: Franklin poses with her gold medal and the American flag after the medal ceremony, Monday.
China wins gymnastics gold
Chinese gymnast Chen Yibing salutes the crowd with a fist pump after China won the gold medal in the men’s gymnastics team competition at the London Olympics, Monday.
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LONDON (AP) — Their closest rivals were still on the floor competing when the Chinese whipped out five big gold stars and held them up in the shape of their flag. Why wait? The Chinese won their second straight Olympic title in men’s gymnastics and third in four games in a rout Monday, making fools of everyone who wrote them off after a dismal performance in qualifying. “We don’t have any faults. That’s our secret to beat the Japanese and to beat everyone,” Zhang Chenglong said. “In preliminaries, we had a little bit of faults. But tonight was completely perfect.” Well, almost. It took five minutes and a video review to sort out the silver and bronze medalists after Japan questioned the score of See CHINA, Page B3
Team USA’s Diana Taurasi (12) drives in for a layup past Angola’s Luisa Tomas during her team’s win over the Angolans at the London Olympics, Monday.
U.S. women win big LONDON (AP) — The U.S. women say they don’t care about the final score. They just want to have at least one more point than their opponent at the end of games in the women’s Olympic basketball tournament. That sounds like the right
thing to say after Candace Parker had 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead the U.S. to a 90-38 rout of Angola on Monday night. But the Americans aren’t See TEAM USA, Page B3
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Olympics roundup: Day 3 in the books in London
LONDON (AP) — There was backstroke dominance for the United States and another impressive French performance during another wild night at the Olympic pool. American teenager Missy Franklin won the women’s 100meter backstroke before Matt Grevers led a 1-2 finish for the U.S. in the same men’s race. Franklin, a 17-year-old from Colorado and best hope for the U.S. program in the postMichael Phelps era, had a brief 13-minute break after taking the final qualifying spot in the 200 freestyle semifinals before she had to get back into the water for the backstroke final. No problem. Australia’s Emily Seebohm, the top qualifier, led at the turn and was under world-record pace, but Franklin showed a remarkable finishing kick. With her arms twirling, the 6-foot-1 swimmer passed the Aussie in the final 25 meters and lunged toward the wall for a winning time of 58.33 seconds. Grevers then produced another rally in the men’s 100 backstroke and Nick Thomas made it a 1-2 finish for the Americans, touching for silver in 52.92. The twin backstroke victories made up for a disappointing performance by U.S. star Ryan Lochte, who faded to fourth in the loaded 200 freestyle — won by France’s Yannick Agnel. Fifteen-year-old Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania got the win in the 100 breaststroke, holding off a late charge from world champion Rebecca Soni of the United States. There was a familiar sister act at Wimbledon on Monday, with Serena and Venus Williams each advancing in the singles tournament, then combining for a doubles win. Other major champions to advance in singles included Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt, top-seeded Victoria Azarenka, Kim Clijsters, Petra Kvitova, Ana Ivanovic and three-time Wimbledon runner -up Andy Roddick. Venus Williams waited an extra day because of rain to begin her bid for a record fourth gold medal in Olympic tennis, then defeated recent
Spring River Senior Golf League Senior two-man scramble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Net Flight 1 Franks-Jolly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Hammond-Turner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Fresquez-Corder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54 Smith Sr.-Carey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Tucker-Summersgill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Aldaco-Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Peterson-Sparnon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 Reeves-Leadingham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57 Archuleta-Gomez . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57 Allman-Harton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60 Wynne-Hightower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .NC
Flight 2 Nelson-Shangraw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50 Flores-Diaz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Chambers-McDonald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Gunn-Peterson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53 Cogan-Hollon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54 Stangbye-Christian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Valdez-Donahue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Renda-McCoy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 Bergstrom-Winslow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 Follick-Dye . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57 Hill-Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60
Pecos League At A Glance All Times Mountain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Alpine . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Las Cruces . . . . . . . .41 Roswell . . . . . . . . . . .41 Trinidad . . . . . . . . . . .30 White Sands . . . . . . .27 Santa Fe . . . . . . . . . .23
L 24 28 28 39 41 46
Pct. .647 .594 .594 .435 .397 .333
Sunday’s Games Alpine 7, Roswell 6, 1st game Trinidad 8, Santa Fe 3 Alpine 10, Roswell 6, 2nd game Las Cruces 7, White Sands 4 Monday’s Games Roswell 9, Alpine 6, 1st game Trinidad 13, Santa Fe 11 White Sands 7, Las Cruces 3 Alpine 9, Roswell 4, 2nd game Tuesday’s Games Santa Fe at Trinidad, 6 p.m.
GB — 3 1⁄2 1 3 ⁄2 14 1⁄2 17 21 1⁄2
TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Tuesday, July 31 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, L.A. Angels at Texas or Chicago White Sox at Minnesota WGN — Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs OLYMPICS 2 a.m. NBCSN — LIVE: men’s basketball, United States vs. Tunisia, China vs. Russia, France vs. Argentina; women’s soccer, United States vs. North Korea, at Manchester, England; equestrian: eventing, team jumping Gold Medal final, individual jumping Gold Medal final; DELAYED TAPE: beach volleyball: men’s, Brazil vs. Switzerland, women’s, Brazil vs. Germany; LIVE: boxing; men’s water polo, Hungary vs. Montenegro; DELAYED TAPE: men’s shooting, skeet Gold Medal final, at London NBC BASKETBALL — Men’s: United States vs. Tunisia, France vs. Argentina, China vs. Russia, Australia vs. Spain, Britain vs. Brazil, Lithuania vs. Nigeria, at London
French Open runner-up Sara Errani of Italy 6-3, 6-1. Serena completed a July sweep of Poland’s Radwanska sisters by beating Urszula in the second round, 6-2, 6-3. She defeated Radwanska’s sister, Agnieszka, in the Wimbledon final this month. Federer also reached the third round, beating Julien Benneteau of France 6-2, 6-2. “What a good day for fans between me, Venus, Roger and all the other players,” Serena Williams said. “It’s really such a great experience.” Also Monday, Switzerland stripped a soccer player of his Olympic accreditation after he sent a threatening and racist message on Twitter about South Koreans. The comments by Michel Morganella came hours after the Swiss lost to South Korea, 2-1, on Sunday. The 23-year-old player said in the tweet that South Koreans “can go burn” and referred to them as a “bunch of mongoloids.” Swiss Olympic team chief Gian Gilli said via a translator at a news conference that Morganella “discriminated against, insulted and violated the dignity of the South Korea soccer team as well as the South Korean people. Morganella later released a contrite statement through the Swiss Olympic team: “I am sincerely sorry for the people of South Korea, for the players, but equally for the Swiss delegation and Swiss soccer in general. It’s clear that I’m accepting the consequences.” A Colombian soccer player was suspended for two games after U.S. forward Abby Wambach said she was “sucker-punched” in the right eye by Lady Andrade during the 3-0 win by the U.S. on Saturday. Wambach called for FIFA to take action, while Andrade called it “an accident.” FIFA says its disciplinary committee suspended Andrade for a group match Tuesday against France and for the quarterfinals if Colombia advances.
Light heavyweight Damien Hooper rallied from a thirdround deficit for a 13-11 victory Las Cruces at White Sands, 7 p.m. Roswell at Alpine, 7 p.m. —End of regular season—
Fred Couples wins Senior British Open by 2 shots
TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Fred Couples won the Senior British Open by two strokes over Gary Hallberg on Sunday after holing a 25-foot putt to finish with consecutive birdies. The 1992 Masters champion shot a 3under 67 in the final round to finish at 9under 271 on the Ailsa course and win his first tournament in Britain. Hallberg shot a 66, equaling the best round of the day with American Mark Calcavecchia and Carl Mason. English pair Barry Lane (69) and Mason and American Dick Mast (67) had a share of third at 4 under. Overnight leader Bernhard Langer dropped five shots in five holes on the way home to shoot a 75 and slip into a tie for sixth. “I’ve never won an Open Championship, so this is the next best thing. And I believe I now get into the (British) Open at Muirfield next year, which is great,” Couples said. “It was a fun day out there. Bernhard and I were neck and neck for a long time. Then I saw Gary had birdied the 17th to draw level, so I knew I needed to birdie 17. I hit a couple of great shots down 17 and two-putted for birdie, then the hole got in the way for my birdie putt at 18. “It’s my biggest senior tour win by far on a truly great golf course. I can now say I won the Senior British Open at Turnberry in really challenging weather.” Couples was locked in a struggle with Langer until the German double bogeyed No. 12 and the American birdied for a threeshot swing. Langer then bogeyed three holes in a row from No. 14 to slip out of contention.
over Marcus Browne, handing the U.S. team its first loss in London after a 4-0 start. Hooper and Browne put on perhaps the best three minutes of the day after both fighters cautiously fought the first two rounds. The Australian raised his aggression in the third to overwhelm Browne, a Staten Island, N.Y., product. In the afternoon session, Jordan’s first Olympic boxer, Ihab Almatbouli, won his opening bout, while Afghanistan’s first Olympic boxer, flyweight Ajmal Faisal, was eliminated in the evening. Cuban teenager Robeisy Ramirez and Iranian light heavyweight Ehsan Rouzbahani also advanced. Light heavyweight Oleksandr Gvozdyk earned the powerful Ukrainian team’s first victory in London, forcing a standingeight count for Belarus’ Mikhail Dauhaliavets midway through an 18-10 decision.
The U.S. women’s team beat Brazil in an early rematch of the Beijing Games final. Destinee Hooker had 23 points and Jordan Larson added 18 for the top-ranked Americans, who won 25-18, 2517, 22-25, 25-21 to improve to 2-0 in pool play at Earls Court. Sheilla Castro had 15 points for No. 2 Brazil, which was energized after a third-set victory but lost on Logan Tom’s floater in the fourth set. The American women have never won an Olympic gold medal in volleyball. China, South Korea, Russia and Italy also posted four-set victories, and Britain edged Algeria in five.
Two-time gold medalists Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings earned their 16th consecutive Olympic victory, beating the Czech Republic in straight sets. It was May-Treanor’s 35th birthday when the match started, but because of TV schedules and a long match earlier in the session, it ended shortly after midnight Tuesday. Jake Gibb and Sean Rosenthal lost to Poland in pool play, the first setback for the Ameri-
the first time, beating veteran Karrie Webb and overnight co-leader Stacy Lewis by two shots. It was Park’s second LPGA Tour title and the first since the U.S. Open in 2008. She finished with a 17-under 271. “It feels great. It was four years ago but it feels longer than that,” Park said. “I finished the round with some really strong putting today.” The 24-year-old Park made birdies on the last three holes to coast home. Lewis, who shared the overnight lead with Park, made a run at the end, but her long putt for eagle on the 18th came too late. China’s Shanshan Feng made a late charge as well, shooting a 66 that also included an eagle on the 18th. She finished tied for fourth at 14 under with South Korean amateur Hyo Joo Kim (68) and American Natalie Gulbis (68). Feng’s shot of the day drew a roar from the grandstand on No. 18 when she chipped out of the bunker, and the ball looped around in a semi-circle from right to left then dropped in for an eagle. The pressure was on Park to respond, and she did, sinking a birdie on No. 16 to move to 15 under.
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Inbee Park of South Korea shot a 6-under 66 on Sunday to win the Evian Masters for
5 a.m. BRAVO — Tennis: singles early rounds, doubles quarterfinals, at London 7 a.m. MSNBC — LIVE: women’s field hockey, United States vs. Argentina; women’s soccer: Canada vs. Sweden, at Newcastle, England; France vs. Colombia, at Newcastle, England; Britain vs. Brazil, at London; SAMEDAY TAPE: weightlifting, Gold Medal finals; women’s table tennis, semifinal; men’s archery, individual; badminton, at London TELEMUNDO — Swimming; men’s basketball; beach volleyball; men’s volleyball; boxing; tennis, at London (same-day tape) 7:30 a.m. NBC SOCCER — LIVE: women’s: United States vs. North Korea, at Manchester, England; Canada vs. Sweden, at Newcastle, England; Britain vs. Brazil, at London; SAMEDAY TAPE: Japan vs. South Africa, at Cardiff, Wales; France vs. Colombia, at Newcastle, England; New Zealand vs. Cameroon, at Coventry, England 8 a.m. NBC — SAME-DAY TAPE: swimming; LIVE: men’s beach volleyball, United States vs. Spain; men’s volleyball, United States vs. Germany;
men’s water polo, United States vs. Romania; men’s canoeing: whitewater, C-1 Gold Medal final; SAME-DAY TAPE: rowing, semifinals, at London 3 p.m. CNBC — Boxing, at London (sameday tape) 6 p.m. NBC — Women’s gymnastics, team Gold Medal final; swimming, Gold Medal finals: men’s 200m butterfly, men’s 4 x 200m freestyle relay, women’s 200m freestyle, women’s 200m individual medley; women’s diving, synchronized platform Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 10 p.m. TELEMUNDO — Women’s gymnastics, team Gold Medal final; swimming, Gold Medal finals; women’s diving, synchronized platform Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 10:35 p.m. NBC — Swimming, semifinals; women’s beach volleyball, United States vs. Netherlands, at London (delayed tape) SOCCER 5 p.m. ESPN2 — MLS/Premier League, exhibition, Tottenham at New York
Inbee Park wins Evian Masters by 2 shots
Gold medalist Matthew Grevers, right, waves American flags as he walks with his teammate and silver medalist Nick Thoman at the Aquatics Centre after the 100-meter backstroke at the London Olympics, Monday. can men or women in beach volleyball at the games.
Zara Phillips, Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter, raced through the difficult and dangerous cross-country portion of her first Olympic equestrian eventing competition, finishing clean and well under the pace time. Princes William and Harry watched her from the main equestrian arena, joined by William’s wife, Kate, and Camilla, the wife of Prince Charles. Seated alongside them were Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, the daughters of Prince Andrew. Phillips’ mother, Princess Anne, watched from the grounds of the twisty, hilly 3.5mile course dotted with 28 obstacles. Several of the riders who fell wore protective vests that inflated much like airbags upon impact. One of them, Hawley Bennett-Awad of Canada, was in the hospital under observation for a concussion and fracture to a bone at the base of the spine. There were no other serious injuries reported among the
American League At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L New York . . . . . . . . . .60 42 Baltimore . . . . . . . . . .54 49 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . .53 49 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .51 50 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .52 51 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .55 47 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .54 49 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .50 52 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .44 58 Kansas City . . . . . . . .41 60
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Pct GB .588 — .524 6 1⁄2 .520 7 .505 8 1⁄2 .505 8 1⁄2
Pct GB .539 — .524 1 1⁄2 .490 5 .431 11 .406 13 1⁄2
West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . .55 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .56 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . .47
L 42 46 47 57
Pct GB .584 — .545 4 .544 4 1 .452 13 ⁄2
Sunday's Games Detroit 4, Toronto 1 Baltimore 6, Oakland 1 Minnesota 5, Cleveland 1 Tampa Bay 2, Los Angeles 0 Seattle 7, Kansas City 6 Texas 2, Chicago 0 Boston 3, New York 2, 10 innings Monday's Games Baltimore 5, New York 4 Los Angeles 15, Texas 8 Boston 7, Detroit 3 Minnesota 7, Chicago 6 Tampa Bay at Oakland, 8:05 p.m. Toronto at Seattle, 8:10 p.m. Tuesday's Games Baltimore (Tillman 3-1) at New York (Nova 10-4), 5:05 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 11-6) at Boston (Beckett 5-9), 5:10 p.m. Los Angeles (Weaver 13-1) at Texas (D.Holland 7-5), 6:05 p.m. Chicago (Liriano 3-10) at Minnesota (Blackburn 4-6), 6:10 p.m. Cleveland (D.Lowe 8-9) at Kansas City (Hochevar 6-9), 6:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 8-7) at Oakland (Milone 9-7), 8:05 p.m. Toronto (Laffey 2-1) at Seattle (Vargas 11-7), 8:10 p.m. Wednesday's Games Baltimore at New York, 11:05 a.m. Chicago at Minnesota, 11:10 a.m. Tampa Bay at Oakland, 1:35 p.m. Detroit at Boston, 5:10 p.m. Los Angeles at Texas, 6:05 p.m. Cleveland at Kansas City, 6:10 p.m. Toronto at Seattle, 8:10 p.m.
National League At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Washington . . . . . . . .61 40 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .58 44 New York . . . . . . . . . .49 53 Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 55 Philadelphia . . . . . . . .45 57 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . .61 41 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . .58 44 St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . .54 48 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .46 56 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .43 58 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .35 69
other fallen riders or horses.
This was quite the Olympic debut for Maggie Steffens, who scored seven goals to lead the U.S. women’s team to a 14-13 victory over Hungary. Despite a team full of veterans, it was the 19-year-old Steffens who led the way with sharp shooting from outside for the Americans, who are looking to win their first gold in the event. Russia spoiled Britain’s Olympic debut in women’s water polo, getting a late breakaway goal from Evgeniya Ivanova in a 7-6 victory. Spain and Australia also won their matches.
China is dominating the diving boards — again. Cao Yuan and Zhang Yanquan totaled 486.78 points in the men’s 10-meter synchronized platform, giving the country its second gold medal in the sport at the games. German Sanchez and Ivan Garcia of Mexico had the highest degree of difficulty in the competition and it paid off with West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W San Francisco . . . . . .55 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .56 Arizona . . . . . . . . . . .51 San Diego . . . . . . . . .44 Colorado . . . . . . . . . .37
L 46 47 51 60 63
Pct GB .545 — .544 — 1 .500 4 ⁄2 .423 12 1⁄2 .370 17 1⁄2
Sunday's Games Miami 5, San Diego 4, 10 innings Atlanta 6, Philadelphia 2 Houston 9, Pittsburgh 5 Washington 11, Milwaukee 10, 11 innings Chicago 4, St. Louis 2, 10 innings Cincinnati 7, Colorado 2 Los Angeles 4, San Francisco 0 New York 5, Arizona 1 Monday's Games Atlanta 8, Miami 2 San Diego 11, Cincinnati 5 Chicago 14, Pittsburgh 4 Milwaukee 8, Houston 7 Arizona at Los Angeles, 8:10 p.m. New York at San Francisco, 8:15 p.m. Tuesday's Games Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 1-6) at Washington (Strasburg 11-4), 5:05 p.m. Miami (Nolasco 8-9) at Atlanta (Medlen 1-1), 5:10 p.m. San Diego (Marquis 4-5) at Cincinnati (Bailey 9-6), 5:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 12-3) at Chicago (Dempster 5-5), 6:05 p.m. Houston (Keuchel 1-3) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 8-8), 6:10 p.m. St. Louis (Lohse 10-2) at Colorado (Francis 3-2), 6:40 p.m. Arizona (Miley 11-6) at Los Angeles (Capuano 10-6), 8:10 p.m. New York (Harvey 1-0) at San Francisco (Lincecum 4-11), 8:15 p.m. Wednesday's Games Houston at Milwaukee, 12:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago, 12:20 p.m. Arizona at Los Angeles, 1:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Washington, 5:05 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 5:10 p.m. San Diego at Cincinnati, 5:10 p.m. St. Louis at Colorado, 6:40 p.m. New York at San Francisco, 8:15 p.m.
Piercy wins Canadien Open
Pct .604 .569 .480 .461 .441
GB — 3 1⁄2 1 12 ⁄2 14 1⁄2 16 1⁄2
Pct GB .598 — .569 3 .529 7 .451 15 .426 17 1⁄2 .337 27
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ment will earn a bid to Junior League World Series, which is held annually in Taylor, Mich. The team is currently seeking donations to offset the travel costs of the trip to the regional tournament. To donate, contact George Farmer at 4201460. The City of Roswell will
ANCASTER, Ontario (AP) — Four straight birdies put Scott Piercy into the mix early. One big par at the end made him a winner Sunday at the Canadian Open. Piercy won for the second time in his career when he closed with a 3-under 67, and William McGirt and Robert Garrigus stumbled on the closing stretch at Hamilton Golf & Country Club to finish a stroke back. McGirt, atop the leaderboard for much of the final round, had his first three-putt bogey of the week on the 15th hole when he ran a 45-foot putt some 15 feet by the hole. Tied for the lead playing the 18th, he put his approach into the bunker and blasted out to 18 feet, missing the par putt that would have forced a playoff. McGirt closed with a 69.
host a send-off celebration to honor the team on Wednesday at noon in the parking lot of the Lawrence Brothers IGA located at 900 W. Second St. The celebration will feature a proclamation reading from Mayor Del Jurney, a performance from the Roswell High School marching band and food and drinks courtesy of Lawrence Brothers IGA.
the silver. Nick McCrory and David Boudia of the U.S. took the bronze with 463.47. The Americans are 2 for 2 after Abby Johnston and Kelci Bryant earned a silver in 3-meter synchro springboard Sunday, ending a 12-year medal drought. Britain’s Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield led through the first three rounds, but botched their fourth dive and finished fourth.
Fencer Yana Shemyakina of Ukraine beat defending champion Britta Heidemann of Germany 9-8 to win the Olympic gold medal in women’s individual epee. The event was overshadowed by an hour-long delay following an appeal by the South Korean team after Heidemann’s 6-5 victory over Shin A-lam in the semifinals. South Korean officials argued the match was already over when Heidemann scored the winning point in the last second, but the jury finally upheld its decision.
See OLYMPICS, Page B3 Garrigus, the 54-hole leader, missed six putts inside 8 feet. The last one was the most costly. He three-putted from long range just off the green on the 16th, missing an 8footer for par that left him one shot behind. He missed a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th to force a playoff and had to settle for a 70.
Monday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended minor league free-agent SS Diory Paulino 50 games after testing positive for metabolites of a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Optioned LHP Hector Santiago to Charlotte (IL). Assigned SS Greg Paiml to Birmingham (SL). MINNESOTA TWINS — Recalled RHP Jeff Manship from Rochester (IL). TEXAS RANGERS — Reinstated 1B/OF Mitch Moreland from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Leonys Martin to Round Rock (PCL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Placed 1B/DH Adam Lind on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 26. Recalled 1B David Cooper from Las Vegas (PCL). National League HOUSTON ASTROS — Optioned 2B Brian Bixler to Oklahoma City (PCL). Recalled 1B Brett Wallace from Oklahoma City. MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Optioned RHP Tyler Thornburg to Nashville (PCL). Recalled RHP Mike McClendon from Nashville. Fired bullpen coach Stan Kyles. Named Lee Tunnell interim bullpen coach. SAN DIEGO PADRES — Placed LHP Joe Thatcher on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 26. Recalled RHP Brad Boxberger from Tucson (PCL). BASKETBALL National Basketball Association ATLANTA HAWKS — Traded G Willie Green to the L.A. Clippers for the rights to F Sofoklis Schortsanitis. TORONTO RAPTORS — Re-signed F Alan Anderson. FOOTBALL National Football League CAROLINA PANTHERS — Placed DE Jyles Tucker on the reserve/left camp list and terminated his contract. DENVER BRONCOS — Signed S Anthony Perkins. GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed TE DeMarco Cosbyl. HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed DE Mitch King. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Waived CB Reggie Corner. Signed CB Trumaine McBride. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Placed CB Kyle McCarthy on injured reserve. Signed LB Edgar Jones. Announced the retirement of OT Tony Ugoh. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed DB Chris Stroud. Waived DB Nicholas Taylor. NEW YORK JETS — Activated G Terrance Campbell, LB Demario Davis and WR Jordan White from the physically-unable-toperform list. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Signed QB Kevin O’Connell. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Waived LB Thomas Williams. COLLEGE FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON — Promoted women’s assistant fencing coach Christian Rivera to head coach. HOUSTON — Announced the resignation of men’s and women’s cross country coach Ryan Turner. ITHACA — Named Katherine Bixby women’s assistant basketball coach. LEBANON VALLEY — Named Jackie Dando women’s lacrosse coach. PFEIFFER — Named Dusty Blake baseball coach. SHENANDOAH — Promoted part-time assistant football coach Kalvin Oliver to full-time. TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN — Named Josh Fosdick men’s golf coach. UTAH — Suspended S Brian Blechen three games for violating undisclosed team rules. WOFFORD — Named Cameron Rundles men’s assistant basketball coach.
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a-tat fashion, following up Franklin’s win with one of his own in the men’s 100 back. For good measure, Nick Thoman made it a 1-2 finish for the red, white and blue by taking the silver. Rebecca Soni nearly pulled out a third U.S. gold, rallying furiously on the return leg of the 100 breaststroke. But she couldn’t quite catch blazing Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte, a gold medalist at the tender age of 15. Good thing for the U.S. that Franklin and the other Americans are coming through. Phelps missed the podium in his 2012 Olympic debut, and Lochte has turned two straight disappointing performances after opening the games with a dominant win in the 400 individual medley. He finished fourth and off the podium Monday night in the 200 freestyle, which France’s Yannick Agnel won by a full body length against a field with gold medalists galore. On Sunday, Lochte anchored the U.S. in the 4x100 free relay, taking over with a seemingly comfortable lead. But Agnel chased him down on the final leg, giving France the gold. Now, another defeat. “I did my best,” Lochte said. “I guess sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. I gave it 110 percent. There’s probably some things I messed up on, but you live and learn. (Agnel is) a great racer. There’s no doubt about it.
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just being politically correct. They know they are still a work in progress, having only been together training for two weeks, and are going to play some tough games during the tournament. The game against Angola was expected to be an easy romp — and it was — with the U.S. overwhelming the Olympic newcomer. “It’s definitely about ourselves,” said U.S. guard Sue Bird. “That’s how coach (Geno) Auriemma coaches in college. It’s his philosophy. Never about how much you win by or lose by, it’s how we played. Especially in a game like tonight where going in we kind of had a feeling it might be like this. Not to play to the score, not to relax. “This is an opportunity for us to play together and we need to take advantage of every opportunity we get.” Parker finished with her second double-double of the tournament. She said her teammates did a good job of getting her the ball. “The goal is to continue to get better every game and I think that was what we did” against Angola, Parker said. The Americans (2-0) have won their last 35 straight games in the Olympics and four consecutive gold medals while Angola is looking for its first victory. The team lost its opener to Turkey by 22 points meaning African nations have only
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Top-seeded Sun Yujie of China won bronze after beating Shin 15-11.
Danish sailor Jonas HoeghChristensen is proving to be much more than a one-day wonder in the Finn class in the Olympic regatta. He’s beaten British star Ben Ainslie in each of the first four races and remained in first place overall on Weymouth Bay on the English Channel. The 49er skiffs, the fastest boats in the Olympics, made their colorful regatta debut. Denmark’s Allan Norregaard and Peter Lang were in first place with six points after the first two of 15 races.
Top-seeded Lee Chong Wei
He’s quick and he showed it last night and tonight. I’m happy for him. He did good.” Franklin, who was rattled less than two weeks before the Olympics by the Aurora theater shooting not far from her home, showed tremendous resiliency racing with such a short break following the semis of the 200 freestyle. She didn’t even go to the practice pool for a warmdown, doing her strokes in the nearby diving well to save precious time. She barely advanced in the first race, qualifying for Tuesday night’s final with the eighth-fastest time, but she was clearly saving something for the one with a medal on the line. She’s still got five more events to go, having started her Olympics with a relay bronze and leaving plenty of time to come away from these games as America’s best hope in the postPhelps era. The winningest Olympian ever plans to retire after these games. Australia’s Emily Seebohm, the top qualifier, led at the turn and was under world-record pace, but Franklin showed a remarkable finishing kick. With her arms whirling, the 6-foot-1 swimmer passed the Aussie in the final 25 meters and lunged toward the wall for a winning time of 58.33 seconds. She broke into a big smile but was clearly exhausted, her head dropping back against the wall. Seebohm settled for silver in 58.68 and Japan’s Aya Terakawa took bronze in 58.83. “You never know until you see that scoreboard, so I was just going as fast as I could until I got
won one of their 25 games in the Olympics since Congo — formerly known as Zaire — first qualified in the 1996 Atlanta Games. Nigeria owns the only victory, beating Korea by four points in 2004. The Americans had played African teams twice and routed them both. The U.S. beat Zaire by 60 points in 1996 and then Mali by 56 at the Beijing Games in 2008. Angola (0-2) did fare a little better than its continental neighbors. The team stayed close to the Americans for the first quarter, only trailing by 10 at the end of the period. Then the U.S. put the game away outscoring the African country 19-6 in the second period. Parker hit two reverse lay-ins in the quarter. The Americans continued the rout in the second half. The strong crowd emptied out early in the final period knowing the outcome wasn’t in doubt. Next up for the U.S. is Turkey, which improved to 2-0 in pool play with a 61-57 victory over the Czech Republic. The Americans also will face China and the Czech Republic. The U.S. beat the Czechs in the finals of the 2010 world championship to qualify for the London Games. In other games Saturday, France shocked Australia 74-70 in OT. It was the first loss by the Aussies to anyone other than the U.S. in an Olympic game since 1996. China routed Croatia 83-58; Russia beat Brazil 69-59; and Canada edged Britain 73-65. returned from an injury break to squeak into the last 16 of the Olympic tourney. The Malaysian, who tore right ankle ligaments at the Thomas Cup in late May, beat Ville Lang of Finland 21-8, 1421, 21-11. Defending champion Lin Dan of China eased through his opener against Scott Evans of Ireland 21-8, 21-14. For the women, world champion Wang Yihan and No. 2-seeded Wang Xin also advanced with ease. Also, Wang Yihan opened her first Olympics with a 21-8, 2116 win over Michele Li of Canada, and Wang Xin beat Rena Wang of the United States 21-8, 21-6.
Three-time Olympic champions Pavol and Peter Hochschorner finished second in the qualifying heats in the men’s canoe-kayak C2 doubles competition.
my hand on the wall,” Franklin said. “It was 110 percent effort, and all the work paid off.” The 6-foot-8 Grevers pulled off a similar rally on his return lap, winning the 100 back in 52.16 — the fifth straight Olympics, dating to the 1996 Atlanta Games, that the U.S. men have won the backstroke. Thoman joined his teammate on the medal podium at 52.97, a finish they were thinking about all along. “Going into the ready room, we were both just sitting there and we shared a look and shared a thought,” Thoman said. “I think that was in both of our heads.” Grevers didn’t notice right away that Americans took the top two spots. “I must be selfish because it took me a good 10 seconds to realize he got second,” Grevers quipped. “That’s something I should do right away. But when I noticed, that moment became much more special. To know that we can go 1-2 in that event, again really shows the USA’s dominance in backstroke right now when we’re able to step up.” Japan’s Ryosuke Irie was third in 52.97. “I’ve been watching the Olympics for as long as I can remember,” Thoman said. “The first one I really remember is the ’92 Barcelona Games and just watching guys back then. Seeing Lenny Krayzelburg, my idol, and then Aaron Piersol, again my idol, who I got to train with for a little while. Just being able to carry on that tradition, it’s a great thing.” Agnel showed that his brilliant swim on the Olympic relay was no
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three-time world champion Kohei Uchimura on pommel horse, the last routine. Japan jumped from fourth to second after judges revised Uchimura’s score, bumping Britain down to bronze and Ukraine off the medals podium. It was the British men’s first team medal in a century, and it set off raucous celebrations at the O2 Arena. Even Princes William and Harry joined in. “To win a medal in your home games, I’ll take that any day,” Kristian Thomas said. “We never actually had the silver in our hands, so there’s no real disappointment.” Tell that to the Japanese, who were bested by the Chinese yet again. Japan was the runner-up to China in Beijing, as well as at the last four world championships. And unlike last year’s world championships, where the Japanese had appeared to close the gap on China, this one wasn’t even close. China finished with 275.997 points, more than four points better than Japan. China now has gone eight years without losing at a major competition. “At the very beginning it was fourth for Japan so I couldn’t say anything. I couldn’t think anything,” a somber Uchimura said. “I was thinking, ‘It’s fourth, it’s fourth.’ Even after it was changed, I was not too happy.” The Americans weren’t all that happy, either. Bronze medalists four years ago, they could practically feel their first gold since 1984 after finishing No. 1 in qualifying, with captain Jon Horton jokingly asking if they could claim their prizes. But everyone gets a do-over in team finals, and whatever momentum the Americans had evaporated when Danell Leyva and John Orozco fell on pommel horse, their second event. They wound up fifth, six points behind China and almost two
The Slovakian twin brothers, seeking a fourth consecutive Olympic gold, qualified behind the French pair of Gauthier Klauss and Matthieu Peche. In the women’s K1 singles, Maialen Chourraut topped the qualifying in 98.75. Britain’s Lizzie Neave was second, only 0.17 behind.
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Australia was strong in the men’s four at the rowing regatta, setting one of two Olympicbest times on a sunny final day of heat racing. Britain, which has won this event at the last three games and is also the world champion, won the second heat and United States took the third heat. Earlier, Britain’s Katherine Grainger’s quest for an elusive Olympic gold got off to a perfect start when she broke the Olympic best in the women’s double sculls with partner Anna Watkins in the first heat.
Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte, right, touches to win ahead of American Rebecca Soni in the women’s 100-meter breaststroke final, Monday. fluke. The baby-faced, 6-foot-6 Frenchman did it again in the 200 free, leading from start to finish in perhaps the most star -studded race of these games — even without Phelps, who passed up a chance to defend his Olympic title. That might have been a good move by Phelps. It was hard to see anyone beating Agnel on this night, as he pulled away to win by a full body length in 1 minute, 43.14 seconds. No one came close to challenging him, and he looked just as strong at the end as he did at the beginning. South Korea’s Park Tae-hwan and China’s Sun Yang tied for the silver in 1:44.93. But Lochte, the reigning world champion who seemed poised to have a huge Olympics just 48 hours earlier, faded out of the medals. So did world-record holder Paul Biedermann of Germany.
behind Britain. “There’s definitely disappointment,” Horton said. “We are one of the best teams in the world.” But China is in a class by itself. The Chinese have been like playground bullies most of the last decade, sauntering into every competition and scooping up as many gold medals as possible: T eam golds at the last five world championships and Olympic titles in Sydney and Beijing, where they won all but one of the men’s medals. They probably would have claimed that, too, had they bothered to contend for vault. But with most of the Beijing squad moving on and a rule change putting a premium on allarounders, China has looked — dare we say it? — vulnerable of late. Chen Yibing, a double gold medalist in Beijing, even tried to dampen the expectations this spring, saying it would be “extremely hard” for the Chinese to defend their team title. It didn’t get any easier when Teng Haibin, the 2004 gold medalist on pommel horse, dropped out with an injury Thursday and had to be replaced by Guo Weiyang. An abysmal performance in qualifying only furthered the doubt when they finished sixth. Sixth! While everyone else was gleefully expecting the end of a dynasty, China was as cocky and cool as always. “We have the abilities and the skills,” said Chen Yibing, one of only two holdovers from the Beijing squad. Asked when he knew his team would win, he said: “After getting up from bed.” China doesn’t have Japan’s stylish elegance, Britain’s youthful exuberance or even the Americans’ flair for the dramatic. What the Chinese do have, however, is sheer, brute strength. Chen set the tone in the very first event on still rings, where he is the defending Olympic gold medalist and four-time world champion. Simply watching the event makes most folks grab their ar ms and scream for mercy. He flips from
China, the 2008 Olympic champion, squeezed through to the final of the women’s quadruple sculls by finishing as the last of the four qualifiers in a six-boat repechage.
Defending Olympic champion Germany got off to a slow start but recovered in time to post a 2-1 victory against Belgium. The Netherlands beat eighttime Olympic champion India 3-2 in the day’s opening men’s match and Australia skipper Jamie Dwyer scored a hat trick to help his No. 1-ranked side defeat South Africa 6-0. Britain beat Argentina 4-1, and South Korea blanked New Zealand 2-0. Spain and Pakistan played to a 1-1 draw.
Russia and Brazil in Group A and South Korea in Group B lead the women’s handball competition after two rounds
Soni tried to make it three in a row, but Meilutyte dashed those hopes. Competing for the first time on a major international stage, the 15-year -old showed her strong performances in the prelims and semis were no fluke. She built a big lead on the outward lap, then held off the 2008 Olympic silver medalist on the return. Meilutyte touched in 1:05.47, while Soni’s rally came up eight-hundredths of the second short. Japan took yet another bronze with Satomi Suzuki in 1:06.46. Meilutyte broke into tears on the medal stand, the enormity of her accomplishment at such a young age finally sinking in. She became the first Lithuanian to win a swimming medal, and took her country’s first gold in any sport since a shooting gold in 2004.
one skill to another with silky smoothness — at one point lifting his head a bit higher as if to say, “Oh, you liked that one? How about this?” The cables stayed perfectly still when he did a somersault into a handstand, the veins bulging in his arms and neck the only signs of exertion. The Chinese only got better from there, with half their 18 scores at 15.6s or higher. Compare that to Japan, which had five, or the British, who had four. When Zhang’s feet slammed into the mat after his pommel horse routine, China’s last of the night, he let out a roar the rest of the world will be hearing for four years. While the rest of his teammates broke into their latest victory celebration, Chen leaned against a wall and buried his face in his hands, unable to stop the tears. “Our rivals were not necessarily stronger than in previous years,” Zhang said, “so we kept a cool mind.” Japan had to keep its cool, too. Uchimura lost control on his dismount, flailing wildly before he got his feet beneath him. Judges initially gave him just a 5.4 for difficulty, and his overall score of 13.466 left Japan in fourth place. But the Japanese coaches rushed to the judges to protest, saying Uchimura’s dismount should have been worth more. While judges huddled around a video screen, Uchimura and his teammates sat stone-faced against a wall. Finally it was announced that judges had revised Uchimura’s score, giving him an additional seven-tenths credit on his dismount. That boosted Japan’s total to 271.952, good enough for the silver medal but not the gold that Uchimura and his teammates crave. “This is the Olympics, and this is a special environment and we really couldn’t do as we planned,” Uchimura said. “It was really difficult.” Difficult, it seems, for everyone but the Chinese.
with two wins apiece. Title favorite Russia routed Britain 37-16 in the host’s second drubbing of the tournament after its 31-19 defeat in Saturday’s opener against Montenegro. Croatia and Norway also won. France and Spain drew 18-18.
Kaori Matsumoto of Japan won the gold in the women’s judo 57-kilogram division, and Mansur Isaev of Russia took the top spot in the men’s 73kilogram category. It was Japan’s first gold in London in the martial art it invented. The women’s 57K bronze medals were won by American Marti Malloy and Automne Pavia of France.
Alin George Moldoveanu of Romania won the 10-meter air rifle gold medal and tied the
Olympic qualifying record, making up for narrowly missing a medal in Beijing.
Kim Un Guk won North Korea’s second weightlifting gold medal at the London Games, setting a world record total of 327 kilograms in the men’s 62-kilogram division, and Li Xueying grabbed China’s second weightlifting gold in the women’s 58-kilogram category.
China’s men and women are on track to sweep the gold medals in Olympic table tennis singles. Defending world champion Zhang Jike and teammate Wang Hao, the silver medalist at the last two Olympics, reached the men’s quarterfinals Monday. For the women, top seeds Ding Ning and Li Xiaoxia are in position for a scrap over the gold medal.
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they could have buried him in a condom, but NOT in my mother’s grave! Was I wrong to put a stop to this travesty? DISGUSTED UNCLE
DEAR DISGUSTED UNCLE: No, you weren’t. Your sister, nieces and nephews may have agreed because it seemed like a low-cost way to dispose of George’s remains. But I’ll bet they didn’t know the cemetery would charge a hefty fee for a second interment. Because your nephew spent his life with a woman who worked in a bar, there’s a certain symmetry to the idea of a whiskey bottle being used as his urn. I was told of a widow who did the same thing with her husband’s ashes — and then she had the bottle made into a lamp because her husband “lit up her life.” Someone should mention it to George’s grieving lady friend as a way to keep him with her until they can be buried (or scattered) somewhere together. #####
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DEAR ABBY: My nephew “George” — who dumped his wife and children for a barmaid — died recently. He was dead broke, so my sister paid for his funeral. I didn’t attend, but I was told that George’s cremated remains were put in a whiskey bottle by the barmaid, and the bottle was going to be buried in my mother’s grave. Why my sister, his siblings and his kids went along with this idea I’ll never know. None of us were raised that way. I found out about it only after the service and put a stop to it. As far as I’m concerned,
DEAR ABBY: I exercise in the pool at a women’s health club. Several women there share personal information with each other in loud voices. One of them talks nonstop with anyone she can get to engage with her. By the way, these women are not exercising. They just stand in the pool socializing. Abby, I’m a captive audience! I can’t escape from their chatter. I don’t want to hear about their divorce, colonoscopy or aches and pains. I have mentioned this to the staff with no success. Could you please address voice volume and appropriate sharing in confined spaces? FRUSTRATED IN FLORIDA DEAR FRUSTRATED: The staff at the gym may be reluctant to speak to the women because they’re afraid it will cause them to cancel their memberships. That’s why the person who should address the voice volume issue is YOU. The women may be unaware
THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
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Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words.
GTREER TACELT A: Yesterday’s
DEAR ABBY: I was cleaning out my closets and I’m wondering if there is any advice you can give on donating household items to charity. Is there a right way or wrong way to pack them up? GAIL IN OSHKOSH, WIS. DEAR GAIL: Any items you decide to donate should be clean and in good working order. If you are getting rid of china or glassware, toss anything that is chipped and wrap the rest individually in newspaper so it arrives at its destination without breaking. Clothing should be clean, neatly folded and free of stains. Before giving your things away, ask yourself if you were on the receiving end, would you want it?
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that you can hear every word they say. If asking the magpies to pipe down doesn’t work, then you’ll have to swim at a time when they are not around. #####
Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.
(Answers tomorrow) WAFER UNLOCK BOUNCE Jumbles: SHINY Answer: Her visit to the eye doctor was over in the — BLINK OF AN EYE
Today’s Crossword Puzzle
Dear Heloise: The Friends of Caestecker Library in Green Lake, Wis., gratefully accepts BOOK AND PUZZLE DONATIONS all year long. Like many libraries, our used-book sales are major moneymakers, allowing us to provide all of our library’s newspapers and magazines, sponsor special programs, add to the library’s audiobook, large-print, children’s and adult-book collections, and assist with major projects such as replacing the library’s roof. Ask first, and if your local library says no, call the ones in nearby towns. We will be glad to pick them up. A Friend of the Caestecker Public Library, via email
Dear Friend: There are libraries like yours all over the country, and I applaud them and the wonderful volunteers who make things happen. I recently was in Roswell, N.M., speaking about literacy for the Friends of the Roswell Public Library. You are right — they, too, accept books and sell them to raise funds. Heloise P.S.: Hi and thank you for a wonderful time in Roswell. I met a lot of fantastic people, but sadly, no space aliens! ##### Dear Heloise: One sure way to get a phone call regarding receiving a gift of a check is this: Send the usual amount — but don’t sign the check. The recipient will call. — John, via email This is hilarious, and I love it! You would be amazed how many letters come in complaining that people don’t send thank-you notes! Heloise ##### Dear Heloise: I save the rubber bands that come wrapped around my newspaper and find them useful for many purposes. I place one or two around bottles of dish detergent, shampoo, hair spray, etc., to prevent slippage. They even help on jars of face cream, etc. I wrap them around pens and put several on handles of garden trowels and other small tools for a more comfortable grip. Susan H., Pekin, Ill.
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Dear Heloise: Encourage your readers to check out their local assisted-living centers to see if the centers might want the “freebies” that come in the mail. I found that they were most happy to make use of calendars, notepads and other things. Most centers have activity directors who are able to use these articles in lots of ingenious ways! I made an announcement in church around Christmastime that I was collecting these articles and would deliver them to the centers. I had a great response. Thanks for printing this and perhaps adding a bit of enjoyment to someone who’s not so fortunate. Fern in Colorado
For Better or For Worse
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Post office nears historic Genetic test maker seeks default on $5B payment FDA approval for DNA test
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AP Photo This photo taken July 27 shows Jim Husa, 87, of Lawrence, Mich., outside a US Post Office in Lawrence, Mich. The U.S. Postal Service is bracing for a first-ever default on billions in payments due to the Treasury, adding to widening uncertainty about the mail agency’s solvency as first-class letters plummet and Congress deadlocks on ways to stem the red ink
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is bracing for a first-ever default on billions in payments due to the Treasury, adding to widening uncertainty about the mail agency’s solvency as first-class letters plummet and Congress deadlocks on ways to stem the red ink. With cash running perilously low, two legally required payments for future postal retirees’ health benefits — $5.5 billion due Wednesday, and another $5.6 billion due in September — will be left unpaid, the mail agency said Monday. Postal officials said they also are studying whether they may need to delay other obligations. In the coming months, a $1.5 billion payment is due to the Labor Department for workers compensation, which for now it expects to make, as well as millions in interest payments to the Treasury. The defaults won’t stir any kind of catastrophe in day-to-day mail service. Post offices will stay open, mail trucks will run, employees will get paid, current retirees will get
NEW YORK(AP) - Cattle/hogs futures on the Chicago Merchantile Exchange Friday: low
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Banks are promoting electronic payments, citing in part the growing uncertainty of postal mail. The federal government will stop mailing paper checks starting next year for millions of people who receive Social Security and other benefits, paying via direct deposit or debit cards instead. First-class mail volume, which has fallen 25 percent since 2006, is projected to drop another 30 percent by 2016. Art Sackler, co-coordinator of the Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service, a group representing the private-sector mailing industry, said the payment defaults couldn’t come at a worse time, as many major and midsized mailers are preparing their budgets for next year. “The impact of the postal default may not be seen by the public, but it will be felt by the business community,” he said. “Mailers will be increasingly wary about the stability of the Postal Service. The logical and likely move would be to divert more mail out of the system.”
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health benefits. But a growing chorus of analysts, labor unions and business customers are troubled by continuing losses that point to deeper, longer-term financial damage, as the mail agency finds it increasingly preoccupied with staving off immediate bankruptcy while Congress delays on a postal overhaul bill. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has described a “crisis of confidence” amid the mounting red ink that could lead even once-loyal customers to abandon use of the mail. “I think for my generation it was a great asset — if you had a letter or package and you needed it to get up to the North Pole, you knew it would be delivered,” said Jim Husa, 87, of Lawrence, Mich., after stopping to mail letters recently at his local post office. Noting the mail agency’s financial woes, he added: “Times have changed, and we old-timers know that FedEx and UPS and the Internet seem to be making the Postal Service obsolete.”
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Genetic test maker 23andMe is asking the Food and Drug Administration to approve its personalized DNA test in a move that, if successful, could boost acceptance of technology that is viewed skeptically by leading scientists who question its usefulness. 23andMe is part of a fledgling industry that allows consumers to peek into their genetic code for details about their ancestry and future health. The company’s saliva-based kits have attracted scrutiny for claiming to help users detect whether they are likely to develop illnesses like breast cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s. The biology of how DNA variations actually lead to certain diseases is still poorly understood, and many geneticists say such tests are built on flimsy evidence. For years, the Silicon Valley company has resis-
ted government regulation, arguing that it simply provides consumers with information, not a medical service. But now company executives say they are seeking gover nment approval — and the scientific credibility that comes with it. “It’s the next step for us to work with the FDA and actually say, ‘this is clinically relevant information and consumers should work with their physicians on what to do with it,’ “ said CEO and co-founder Anne Wojcicki, who is married to Google co-founder Sergey Brin. Google and Brin have invested millions in the privately held company, which is based in Mountain View, Calif. Wojcicki says the shift in strategy reflects the growing scope of the company’s test kit, which now measures the risks of developing more than 115 dif ferent diseases. 23andMe said Monday it submitted an initial batch
MILWAUKEE (AP) — State and county fairs in the sweltering and drought-stricken Midwest may see smaller livestock and produce this year. The dozen pigs Greg Marzahl and his 15-year-old daughter are bringing to the Wisconsin State Fair are about 15 pounds smaller than the normal 275 pounds. The heat is affecting their virility and appetites, he said. “We’ve had a hard time getting them to eat enough to get that condition on them,” said Marzahl, who has about 35 show pigs and a few lambs on his 160-acre farm in Oxford. The Wisconsin fair opens its 11-day run Thursday in the Milwaukee suburb of West Allis. State fairs also are set to begin in the next two weeks in Indiana, Iowa and Illinois. Those states also have been hit by unusual heat and drought. Marzahl still plans to bring his pigs to the fair, expecting
his competition will have smaller animals too.
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of seven health-related tests to the FDA for review. The company plans to submit 100 additional tests in separate installments before the end of the year. Tests involving family history and nonmedical traits will not be reviewed, since they don’t fall under FDA oversight.
The FDA already regulates a variety of genetic tests administered by health care providers, such as those given to pregnant women to detect cystic fibrosis in a developing fetus.
But it remains to be seen whether the FDA will endorse 23andMe’s commercial approach, which sidesteps doctors by sending results directly to consumers. 23andMe and its peers believe there is a mainstream market for personalized genetic information, though it is still very much a niche field.
Drought may mean fewer animals at fairs
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NEW YORK (AP) _ Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon. Aluminum -$0.8436 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.4267 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $3.4150 N.Y. Merc spot Mon. Lead - $1907.50 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.8323 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1617.75 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1619.70 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon. Silver - $28.050 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $28.014 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon. Platinum -$1408.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1411.80 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon. n.q.-not quoted n.a.-not available r-revised
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by about two-thirds. Most years when she asks children to describe their projects, they usually say what they liked best about the plant. This year, “the first thing they mentioned was how much they watered them,” Newenhouse said.
Astrid Newenhouse, an agriculture scientist at the University of WisconsinMadison, judged vegetables and flowers for ages 8 to 18 at this year’s Dane County fair, which ended July 22. She said entries were down
USDA Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Undersecretary Michael Scuse, left, and USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Deputy Director Greg Matli, center, talk with Allen County farmer Randy Schaefer before speaking Wednesday, July 18, in Fort Wayne, Ind., about droughtstricken farms.
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101 N. Sycamore #A Planet Storage. Weds. Aug. 1st 10am. Open to the Public. Storage Auction CASH ONLY. Must register in office by 9:30 am for details call 627-0814.
111 THREE Cross Fri. 7:30 Multi family sale. Lots of baby stuff, clothes, & misc.
3102 VASSAR Drive: Thurs-Sat. 2-4 Aug, 7:30-12:00. Back Yard Sale. Back to school: Music library (all instruments). Art library. Rocks. Stuffed animals, VCR’s, DVD’s, Cassette’s, Games, Books. 45 Year Pack Rat Sale. Something for all ages. 406 S. Birch Tues. & Weds. 8am Big women & kids clothes, misc. items, tools
404 W. 2nd July 31-Aug 11 Estate Books sale at Books Again 10-4 Tues thru Sat. 207 Robin Tues-Sun 9-? Antiques, new/used items pulled out everyday something for all ages.
ANNOUNCEMENTS 025. Lost and Found
FOUND female Terrier on W. Gayle St. between Washington & Union. Call to identify, 575-317-7754 after 12pm.
045. Employment Opportunities
AMERIPRIDE LINEN and Apparel Requisition #104895 Customer Service Representative Application open from July 13, 2012 to August 13, 2012. High School Diploma/GED, experience with route sales desired, ability to work directly with customers, build relationship with customers by providing resolutions to problems and complaints, clean driving record, ability to lift 50 lbs and pass a Department of Transportation drug test and physical. Competitive salary and benefits. Application must be filled out online at careerbuilders.com EOE EMPLOYEE
045. Employment Opportunities Planning and Zoning Director
Chaves County, Roswell, New Mexico is currently seeking an experienced Planning and Zoning Director. This is an at-will, appointed position which reports to the Public Works Director and is responsible for planning, development, enforcement and administration of flood plains, zoning, and subdivision regulations, serves as administrator for P&Z boards and the Public Lands Advisory Committee. Supervises the Building Inspector and the Codes Enforcement Officer and is responsible for rural addressing within the County. Position requires a Bachelors Degree in urban planning, engineering or related field plus five years related experience in a related area, three of which include high level supervisory or administrative capacity which includes knowledge of mapping, surveying, engineering, land use planning, zoning, building codes, and subdivisions. Applicant must reside in Chaves County or be willing to relocate, as a condition of employment. Salary commensurate with experience ($50,000-$60,000). Chaves County offers a competitive benefit package consisting of a retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave, holidays, health, life, vision and dental insurances. Chaves County is a drug free employer. All applicants for this position will be required to pass a background check and will be subject to pre-employment post-offer drug testing. Required application forms are available at the County's Job Posting Board located in the west wing of the County Administrative Center or by
045. Employment Opportunities
accessing the web site at www.co.chaves.nm.us. Applications may be returned to the County Manager's Suite #180, Chaves County Administrative Center, #1 St. Mary's PL, Roswell, NM 88203 or mailed by closing date to Human Resources, PO Box 1817, Roswell, NM 88202-1817. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM, Friday, August 3, 2012. EOE.
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: email@example.com NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!
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 GATEWAY CHRISTIAN Preschool is currently taking applications for part time teachers. We’re looking for Christian workers with high energy and good people skills who love children. A GED or higher is needed, and experience working with children is also a requirement. Apply at 1900 N. Sycamore, no phone calls please.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish July 31, August 7, 2012 Notice of Sale to Satisfy Lien Jose Lozano
The above named persons are hereby notified that the goods/merchandise left by them in Linda Vista Lock-Up will be sold by said company at public sale if not claimed by 8-10-2012. The purpose of the sale is to satisfy the lien of said company for storage of said goods, together with incidental and proper charges pertaining thereto including the reasonable expenses of the sale all as allowed by the laws of the State of New Mexico.
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NOTICE is hereby given that on June 22, 2012, Chase Farms, LLC, P.O. 658, Artesia, New Mexico 88211-0658, c/o Atkins Engineering Associates, Inc., P.O. Box 3156, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-3156; filed Application No. RA-1334-A POD4 with the STATE ENGINEER for permit to supplement the diversion of 115.8 acre-feet per annum, plus carriage allowance, of shallow groundwater by drilling a shallow well approximately 13 3/8 inches in diameter and 250 feet in depth at a point in the SE1/4NW1/4NW1/4 of Section 20, Township 15 South, Range 26 East, N.M.P.M.
The applicant proposes to supplement the following described shallow wells: SUBDIVISION NE1/4NW1/4 SW1/4NE1/4NW1/4
SECTION 20 20
045. Employment Opportunities EXPERIENCED PUMPER Artesia, NM. 5 wells, $1500/mo. Resume or email: 970-927-3862
WELL NO. RA-1334-A RA-1334-A-S
Roswell Daily Record
TOWNSHIP RANGE 15 S. 26 E. 15 S. 26 E.
for the continued irrigation of 38.6 acres of land described as part of the NE1/4NW1/4 and NW1/4NW1/4, both of Section 20, Township 15 South, Range 26 East, N.M.P.M.
Application is made to drill a shallow supplemental well on the RA-1334 (Overton Farm Unit) Farm. The well will be drilled to a total depth of 250 feet. Said depth is the depth of well described on the Proof of Completion of Works, Underground Waters No. RA-1334-A and RA-1334-A-S filed June 30, 1960.
Emergency authorization to immediately drill this well is requested pursuant to Section 72-12-24 NMSA (1978).
The above described wells and place of use are located approximately half mile northeast of Lake Arthur, Chaves County, New Mexico.
Any person, firm or corporation or other entity having standing to file objections or protests shall do so in writing (legible, signed, and include the writer’s complete name and mailing address). The objection to the approval of the application must be based on: (1) Impairment; if impairment you must specifically identify your water rights; and/or (2) Public welfare/conservation of water; if public welfare or conservation of water within the state of New Mexico, you must show you will be substantially affected. The written protest must be filed, in triplicate, with the State Engineer, 1900 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, within ten (10) days after the date of last publication of this Notice. Facsimiles (fax) will be accepted as a valid protest as long as the hard copy is sent within 24-hours of the facsimile. Mailing postmark will be used to validate the 24-hour period. Protest can be faxed to Office of the State Engineer, (575) 623-8559. If no valid protest or objection is filed, the State Engineer will evaluate the application in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 72 NMSA 1978.
045. Employment Opportunities
DENTAL OFFICE: 1 part time position for front office and dental assisting duties. Experience desired. Send resume to Dr. Glenn Mattlage, 100 S. Michigan.
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Members of the public are invited to provide comment on hearings for the issuance of or transfers of liquor licenses as outlined below. All hearings will be conducted at the NM Alcohol and Gaming Division offices on the date specified in the Toney Anaya Building, 2550 Cerrillos Road. 2nd Floor, Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Hearing Officer for this Application is Rose L. Garcia who can be contacted at 505-476-4552 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application #A-813384 for the Transfer of Ownership of Liquor License No. 2741 on August 21, 2012 @ 11:00 a.m. for Apple New Mexico, LLC located at 2212 N. Main Street, Roswell, New Mexico. -----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish July 29, 31, 2012 Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, 52 University Blvd. P.O. Box 6000 Roswell, NM 88202-6000, hereby: Request for Proposal No. 01-13 Campus Bookstore Operation.
Proposal submittal deadline is 2:00 P.M. Mountain Time, Tuesday, 28 August 2012 at the office of the Purchasing Agent. Submitted proposals shall not be publicly opened. Any proposals received after the above date and time will be returned unopened, unless it is determined by the University that the late receipt was due solely to mishandling by the University after receipt by the University, or the proposal is the only proposal received.
Copies of the Request for Proposal may be obtained without charge in person from the office of the Purchasing Agent, address above, by mail upon written or telephone request, phone 575-624-7127/7130, or email: email@example.com.
Scope of Work includes: ENMU-R is seeking qualified vendors capable of operating the campus bookstore. Capabilities consist of: providing all labor, management and support to conduct the operation of the bookstore — operation to include: sales (e.g. books and textbooks, paper, pens, hi-liters, t-shirts, shorts, polo’s, sweats, etc.), maintain records (e.g. employee hours, store sales, etc.), obtain any and all required insurance and licenses, conduct periodic inventories and all related activities. The vendor will be required to attractively display and sell emblematic merchandise, trade books, and other items typically sold in campus bookstores and provide for the sale/rental of graduation regalia, commencement announcements in cooperation with the university conduct book buy-backs and provide refunds, as necessary. Estimated Campus Population and fiscal year store gross sales for previous years is as follows: Campus Population (includes faculty, staff and students)
Fall 2011 - 4598 Fall 2010 - 5085 Spring 2011 - 4523 Spring 2012 - 3969 Summer 2011 - 2170 Gross Sales 2009 - $1,332,071 2010 - $1,433,742 2011 - $1,469,416
A site visit is scheduled for 07 August @ 10:00 AM in the Fireplace Room (Rm 102), Campus Union Building; interested parties are requested to contact the ENMU-R Purchasing Office 575-624-7127/7130, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Information requested includes name of individual(s) attending, name of vendor and contact information (telephone number and/or email address). Additionally, it is requested interested parties restrict attendees to no more than two individuals. ENMU-R reserves the right to: (1) award proposal(s) received individually or in whole; (2) reject any or all proposal(s), or any part thereof; (3) waive any or all technicalities or irregularities in the proposal(s) and; (4) accept the proposal(s) that is deemed most advantageous to the University. Failure to submit requested information/documentation or the submission of incorrect information/documentation may result in disqualification of the proposal.
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability in its programs, activities, or employment.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish July 17, 24, 31, August 7, 2012 THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT No. D-504-CV-2011-00882
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, vs.
DEBRA L. FAIRCLOTH, a single person; ABC Corporations I-X, XYZ Partnerships I-X, John Does I-X and Jane Does I-X, THE UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF ANY OF THE ABOVE, IF DECEASED, Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE ON FORECLOSURE
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the above-entitled Court, having appointed me or my designee as Special Master in this matter with the power to sell, has ordered me to sell the real property (the “Property”) situated in Chaves County, New Mexico, commonly known as 1111 South Michigan Avenue, Roswell, NM 88203-4339, and more particularly described as follows: LOT 5, BLOCK 3 OF WASHINGTON SUBDIVISION, IN THE CITY OF ROSWELL, COUNTY OF CHAVES AND STATE OF NEW MEXICO, AS SHOWN ON THE OFFICIAL PLAT RECORDED OCTOBER 7, 1953 IN PLAT BOOK B, PAGE 197, REAL PROPERTY RECORDS OF CHAVES COUNTY, NEW MEXICO.
The sale is to begin at 11:45 A.M., on August 22, 2012, on the front steps of the Fifth Judicial District Court, City of Roswell, County of Chaves, State of New Mexico, at which time I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in lawful currency of the United States of America, the Property to pay expenses of sale, and to satisfy the Judgment granted Wells Fargo Bank, NA. Wells Fargo Bank, NA was awarded a Judgment on May 23, 2012, in the principal sum of $85,509.81, plus outstanding interest on the balance through March 15, 2012, in the amount of $4,478.63, plus late charges of $25.80, plus escrow advance in the amount of $1,009.39, plus corporate advances in the amount of $95.00, plus fees billed in the amount of $100.00, plus attorneys fees in the sum of $950.00 and costs through May 22, 2012 in the sum of $713.53, with interest on the Judgment including late charges, property preservation fees, escrow advances, attorney’s fees and costs of this suit at the rate of 5.5% per annum from date of the entry of the Judgment until paid. The total amount due under the Judgment on March 23, 2012, was $92,882.16. The amount of such interest to the date of the sale will be $1,273.63. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the real property and improvements concerned with herein will be sold subject to any and all patent reservations, easements, all recorded and unrecorded liens not foreclosed herein, and all recorded and unrecorded special assessments and taxes that may be due. Wells Fargo Bank, NA and its attorneys disclaim all responsibility for, and the purchaser at the sale takes the property subject to, the valuation of the property by the County Assessor as real or personal property, affixture of any mobile or manufactured home to the land, deactivation of title to a mobile or manufactured home on the property, if any, environmental contamination on the property, if any, and zoning violations concerning the property, if any. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the purchaser at such sale shall take title to the above described real property subject to a one (1) month right of redemption. PROSPECTIVE PURCHASERS AT SALE ARE ADVISED TO MAKE THEIR OWN EXAMINATION OF THE TITLE AND THE CONDITION OF THE PROPERTY AND TO CONSULT THEIR OWN ATTORNEY BEFORE BIDDING. By: Faisal Sukhyani, Special Master 925 Luna Circle, Suite 2 Albuquerque, NM 87102 (505) 980-9866
I hereby certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing was sent first class mail to all parties listed below on this ____ day of _______________, 2012. Debra L. Faircloth 1111 South Michigan Avenue Roswell, NM 88203
Roswell Daily Record 045. Employment Opportunities
Management Opportunity Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel is looking for a friendly and professional Maintenance Manager to join our team. Ideally you will have building services experience and appropriate qualifications. You will be approachable and deliver thoughtful service. Building trades a plus, salary based on experience. Please apply in person Monday – Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM. TRUCKING & Contracting Services, LLC in Carlsbad, NM is looking for qualified Dozer & Blade Operators, preferably with a CDL & 2 yrs experience. Excellent pay DOE. For more info please call the office at 575-887-5827 or 575-234-1571. SMALLER OFFICE: Receptionist/Support Staff with typewriter typing skills, basic computer knowledge, and basic bookkeeping skills. Good working conditions in small office. Pay will be commensurate with qualifications. Please send resume to PO Box 1897 Unit 313, Roswell, NM 88202.
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045. Employment Opportunities
Avon, Buy/Sell. Become Ind. Sales Rep $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR
SOLITAIRE HOMES of Roswell is offering a position in sales. Applications are being accepted in person. No phone calls please. 4001 W. Second St. Roswell, NM 88201. ALBUQUERQUE MAIL SERVICE INC. Is now accepting applications for full time freight drivers in the Roswell area. Freight runs include night schedules. Must have a current class A Commercial Driver’s License with a Haz Mat endorsement or be able to obtain one, Current medical card, at Least 2 years driving exp or have completed truck driving school, and at least 23 years of age. Albuquerque Mail Service supports a drug-free work environment. If you have submitted an application in the last 90 days no need to re-apply. Applications can be printed from our web page albuquerquemail service.com or picked up at 101 Rosemont Ave NE, Albuquerque N.M. 87102. Please submit a current MVR with application. If you have questions please call 505-843-7613.
TEMPORARY PART Time Maintenance position. Apply at Saddle Creek Apartments, 1901 S. Sunset. No phone calls, please. CERTIFIED MEDICAL Assistant/EMT’s for Chaves County Detention Center. Afternoon & night shift, part time or full time. Good pay and flexibility. Call 575-627-4322 during business hours or fax resume to 627-4300. HELP OTHERS, work at home, flexible hours, on the job training. Call Brian 505-863-2645.
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
FRED LOYA Insurance is hiring bilingual customer service representative. Please apply at 2601-B N Main St. DRIVERS WANTED: Earn $7.50 hrly, plus gas commission, plus tips. Must be 18 years old with 2 year driving history and good Motor Vehicle Record. Apply online at
or call Dominos at 622-3030 or 623-3030. Opportunities for advancement.
NOW HIRING - Sales Professionals. Seeking courteous professionals with an outgoing personality and a drive for success. We offer an excellent benefit package including HEALTH, DENTAL, VISION, 401k and PAID VACATION. No experience required. All applicants must pass a drug test. Apply in person at Roswell Hyundai 1909 W. 2nd. St. Ask for Spencer Bland.
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GREAT OPPORTUNITY to work for a long established company! Must be able to work with the public in retail setting, be computer literate, be great at math and willing to learn complicated tasks. You must be able to consistently lift 50 pounds. Knowledge of agriculture is a plus. If you are using or have ever used drugs, do not even bother to apply. Send resume to: Application, PO Box 725, Roswell, NM 88201. THE ROSWELL Job Corps Center is accepting resumes for the following vacancies. All positions are full time with fringe benefits. Career Counselor: The counselor will provide sound counsel and advice to students both during the training day and evening hours. Must have a Bachelors degree in psychology or a Bachelors degree with a minimum of 15 hours in psychology or social work related instruction, one year experience in counseling, and a valid drivers license.
Career Technical Education Manager: The CTE manager supervises the applied technical education program, work-based learning program, and the advanced career training program. The candidate must have a Bachelors degree. Training in a business or industry is a plus. Three years experience with at least one year in a supervisory position. Must have a valid drivers license.
Academic Instructor: Two positions are available, Math and GED. The instructors will provide students with academic skills through the administration of the Job Corps Competencies program. Academic instructors must have a current New Mexico licensure or attainable. Human Resources & Property Clerk: The clerk will assist the Human Resources Manager with clerical and data entry functions and will provide assistance to the Property Specialist in the areas of inventory, supplies, and data entry. The candidate must have a High School diploma and 2 years of clerical or secretarial experience. Must have a valid drivers license. Send resume to:
Career Opportunities, Inc is an EEO/AD/DV employer.
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FULL TIME laborer general construction experience, pre-engineer metal building experience. Able to travel valid drivers license and drug screening. Contact Helco 622-9790, apply at 6223 Devonian. 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. 575-622-9790 TAKING APPLICATIONS for FT/PT Customer Service person and PT/FT Maintenance person to do light equip/building/ground repairs. Please apply at All American Cleaners, 104 E. Berrendo or 514 W. 2nd. Counseling Associates, Inc. is currently hiring a Community Support Specialist to teach life skills to adults with severe and persistent mental illness. This position requires the ability to coordinate and provide necessary services and resources to clients and families to promote recovery, rehabilitation and resiliency. Bachelors degree with 2 years experience working with this population. Bi-lingual strongly preferred. Salary DOE. An EOE. Send Resumes to Counseling Associates, Inc. Terri Ketner PO Box 1978 Roswell, NM 88202 If you need further information please contact Terri Ketner at (575)623-1480 ext. 1018
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EXPERIENCED MEAT CUTTER Full-time Meat Cutter needed. Great environment & atmosphere. Pay based on experience. Employee discount. 401K, paid Holidays, vacation & sick pay. Discount prescriptions, Health Benefits. Must be able to work weekends & Holidays. Required to take drug test. Apply at Lawrence Brothers IGA, 900 W. 2nd Street. Roswell,NM.
JOIN OUR TEAM Full-time Home Service Sales Position, American National Insurance Co., Weekly training salary plus benefits. Local office Ph#(575) 622-5951, Roswell, NM. NM L/H License a Plus! Please, SeriousInquiries Only. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H Opening For a part time therapist for a local behavioral health agency that specializes in working with children who have psychological and behavioral issues. A current NM license as a LMST, LPCC, or LISW is required. Individuals with an LMHC may be considered with a supervision agreement. Please send your resume and we will contact you. PO Box 1897, Unit 314, Roswell, NM 88202. HOUSEKEEPING/ LAUNDRY Healthcare Services Group, Inc. founded in 1977 is the nation's largest provider of support services management to the healthcare industry. We are seeking candidates for Housekeeping/Laundry personnel to perform a variety of cleaning duties to ensure the physical environment meets established standards for cleanliness and sanitation and meet all infection control and safety standards for the facility. Experience is a plus however we have an excellent training program. Starting pay is $8.00 per hour. Interested candidates should apply Monday to Friday directly at: Mission Arch Care & Rehabilitation 3200 Mission Arch Drive, Roswell. 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. FULLTIME POSITIONS Available in Artesia and Carlsbad. Plumbers, HVAC and Sheet Metal Workers. Residential/ Commercial. Minimum 3 yrs experience, Journeyman License Preferred. Send Resume. Crouch PHAC, Inc., PO Box 1779, Artesia, NM 88211-1779 or call 575-746-3782 for an application. Part Time/PRN family medical practice Front/back office & cleaning duties. Pick up application at 612 W. 8th. St. No phone calls please. ADVERTISE YOUR DRIVER JOBS in 33 New Mexico newspapers for only $100. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 288,000 readers. Call this newspaper to place your ad or log onto www.nmpress.org for more information. Local Business seeking the following positions for immediate hire: Parts Counter Sales, Parts Manager, and Service Manager. Experience required. Must be able to multitask in a fast paced atmosphere. Good customer service skills a must. We offer competitive pay with benefits. Submit resume to: PO Box 1897, Unit #316 Roswell, NM 88202. LEAD OIL & GAS ACCOUNTANT Devon Energy is looking for a Lead Oil & Gas Accountant for their Midland, TX and Artesia, NM offices. 5 yrs oil & gas accounting experience preferred. Go to www.dvn.com/careers for more information. EXPERIENCED HOUSE wireman. Excellent benefit package including paid holidays, 401(k), profit sharing and insurance. Apply in person at 512 S. Main. Dean Baldwin Painting has an opening for a Ground Support Mechanic. Must have automotive and aerial equipment mechanical experience: hydraulic systems, computer systems, electrical systems, trouble shooting, ordering parts, welding, maintaining maintenance records and some facility maintenance experience. Please submit your resume to email@example.com or fax to 575-347-2589. Needed Immediately, part time janitorial helper, good pay. Must be experienced in running floor machine. 622-3314
MOTHERS AND Others. CEO income potential, no inventory, no selling, no risk, not MLM. To learn more about our company please call out 24- hour recorded message: (559-546-1913)
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Electrician/Journeyman or apprentice. Experience needed. 575-734-5111 I NEED a driver with CDL license. Call 575-623-3259
Dean Baldwin Painting, LP Roswell, NM is currently seeking (4) Lic. A & P Mechanics & (1) QA Inspectors for permanent/FT positions. Starting pay: $19.00 p/h, or higher depending on exp, we offer great advancement opportunity & excellent benefits. Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 575-347-2589. EOE CARRIER SUBSTITUTE wanted in the Artesia area. Work 2 days a week or more delivering route. Must have valid drivers license and good driving record. Call 575-910-6503, ask for Carmen.
Best Western El Rancho now hiring Front Desk. Please apply between 9 am -2 pm. Monday- Friday. No phone calls please. Tobosa Developmental Services is currently seeking an individual to fill our Facilities Maintenance Technician position. This position is responsible for the maintenance, repair and upkeep of program facilities, buildings, and other facilities to be maintained under contractual obligations. Maintenance / Mechanical aptitude experience required. Must be able to multi-task, able to life / carry at least 65 pounds for short distances, able to operate mechanical equipment, while performing exterior and interior maintenance as necessary. Salary negotiable based on prior experience. A completed application police background check, and motor vehicle record required. Please submit applications to Alfred at 110 E. Summit or call 575-624-1025. Deadline: August 15, 2012. (Tobosa Developmental Services is an EEOC employer.)
060. Jobs Wanted Male Female
WANTED HOUSE & office cleaning. Affordable rates, free estimates, 15yrs exp. 622-8482
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.
JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252 SUNSHINE WINDOW Service Free estimates. 575-626-5153 or 626-5458 HOUSE CLEANING at good cheap price. Call Virginia 575-637-5216
Slabs, patios, sidewalks, curbing, Rodriguez Const. Since 1974 Lic. 22689. Call 420-0100 Running Bear Concrete Construction Foundations, patios, driveways & curbing, Lic: 373219. Call 317-6058.
ELECTRICAL SERVICES Any size electrical job. Lic#360025. 575-840-7937
195. Elderly Care
WILL care for your elderly 11 years experience as C.N.A. with good references My contact #(575)637-4573 DEPENDABLE PRIVATE Caregiver to the rescue, will provide 24hr care, yrs. of exp. Tina 420-8877
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 6FT CHAINLINK fence, 50ft roll, $65 per roll, 420-1352 or 626-7488
225. General Construction
ALL TYPES of construction. Call B&B Enterprises, local licensed & bonded, contracor with over 25 yrs experience. 575-317-3366
230. General Repair
CARPENTRY, DRY wall, painting & concrete. We guarantee. 626-2050 REPAIRS NEEDED? D&B Property Maintenance is your repair specialist. Painting, sheetrock, landscaping & much more. No job too small, one call does it all! Free est. 623-8922
PROPERTY CLEANUPS Tear down old bldgs, barns, haul trash, old farm equip. 347-0142/317-7738
270. Landscape/ Lawnwork
Summer Clean-up rake leaves, tree trimming, weed eating, haul trash, property clean-up & much more. Call Joseph, 317-2242. Mow lawns, pickup trash and all types of unwanted metal. 575-308-1227 WW LAWN Service Property cleanup - Lawn & field mowing - Shrub & hedge trimming - Rock installation & much more. Call Juan, 626-6121.
285. Miscellaneous Services
GOD LOVES a cheerful giver. 2 ministry workers seek housesitting opportunity. This provision will sustain our needs so that we can continue serving others. Please contact Master Ministries, Terri or Theo, 770-841-9853 or 770-542-8201. SAWMILLS FROM only $3997.00 - MAKE/ SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info/DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.co m 1-800-578-1363 Ext.300N SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS. WIN or Pay Nothing! Start Your Application In Under 60 Seconds. Call Today! Contact Disability Group, Inc. Licensed Attorneys & BBB Accredited. Call 877-738-1851. AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE! A Premier Discount Plan. SAVE on medical, dental, vision and prescription drugs for as little as $29.95/month. Enroll today. Call 1-866-507-4631. GET FREE OF CREDIT CARD DEBT NOW! Cut payments by up to half. Stop creditors from calling. 877-639-3441 ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice, *Hospitality. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 800-482-3316 www.CenturaOnline.com 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 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.
310. Painting/ Decorating
Quality Painting! Affordable prices, Sr. Discounts. Mike 622-0072 TIME TO PAINT? Quality int./ext. painting at affordable prices. Call 637-9108.
Plumber Needs Work. Steve’s Plumbing & Heating. 28 yrs exp. 622-9326
BERRONES CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling, painting, ceramic tile, sheds, additions, fencing. Licensed, Bonded. Ray: 626-4153. NO JOB too small, repair, remodeling, etc. Reasonable rates, quality work. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const., Inc. 626-4079 or 622-2552.
GUTTERS For All Your Rain Gutter Needs! Call WH Seamless Aluminum Gutter Systems, LLC. Locally owned. Free estimates. 575-626-0229.
RWC SHINGLE Roofings. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397 www.rancheroswelding.com
Guaranteed Shingle Roof jobs. Locally owned. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const. 626-4079 or 622-2552.
395. Stucco Plastering
Stucco, Lath, synthetic, guaranteed work. Memo 575-637-1217 RWC Lath and Stucco. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397
STUCCO WIRE w/paper, 100ft rolls, $45 420-1352 or 626-7488
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
RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insurance.
Hector (575) 910-8397
440. Window Repair
PET DOORS installed in glass doors & windows. Call for details. All types of glass replacements. Aquarius Glass & Mirrors. 623-3738
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 1908 W. 4th, 3br. 2b + 575-317-6974
4Bd1Ba, 703 E. Grnwd, $60K, new carpet, etc. call M-F 8a-noon. 624-1331. ON LAKE VAN Dexter, great view, 575-706-2114 or 575-706-1245 PRICE REDUCED $90k, 4br/2ba - 2000 sqft w/upstairs br & balcony, modern kitchen, whirlpool, dbl sink in master bathroom, enclosed patio, fenced yard, 323 E Hervey, no owner financing. 626-9593 402 Spruce 4/2, $93K, owner fin., $675/mo. 10% dn, remodeled. 626-5290 BEAUTIFUL LAKE VAN home FSBO, built 2009, 4/2/2, open/split floor plan! 575-910-1843 MUST SEE! 3BR 1BA 1 car garage, fenced yard, 81 Lighthall, $75k possible owner finance w/down payment. 627-9942
FSBO: 4/2/2, large kitchen, great neighborhood. 2 Isla Ct. No Owner Financing call-317-8131
ENCHANTED HILLS 3/2.5, 902 Mason Dr., 2307 sqft, Broker listed at $217,000, price reduced $189,000, plus recent 40k remodel. Call 208-0525 or Sun. 2-4. $225,000 - 116 Three Cross Dr., 3br-2ba + office, 2 car garage, excellent condition, 12x18 steel bldg, deck, hot tub, 0.38 acre lot, Owner/Broker, 622-1726 or 420-4543.
ESTATE SALE: Open House, Sat-Sun, 1-4. 2100 sqft townhouse in lovely NW area, near hospital, shopping & restaurants, 2br/2ba, den or dining area, living rm w/fireplace, enclosed patio. Looking forward to your call for directions, info or private appt., 623-9258 or 420-1146
B8 Tuesday, July 31, 2012 492. Homes for Sale/Rent
540. Apartments Unfurnished
1BR, $447, all bills pd; 2br, $537; 3br, $620; 1st mo. free, free cable, newly remodeled, ref air, must income qualify. 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944.
SELL OR RENT YOUR HOUSE FASTER! INCLUDE A PICTURE FOR JUST $5! E-MAIL PICTURES TO: CLASSIFIEDS@ RDRNEWS.COM
495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale
(2) 5 acre lots, EGP, $32,500 each/$60k both. Terms avail. 575-317-6974 11.2 ACRES of Senior water rights. Call Gloria for more info, 575-622-5005 or 575-914-0403.
BETTER LIVING w/in reach. 3br/2ba, $616, central h/c, fridge, stove, DW, GD, W/D hookups, 2 refreshing pools, pets welcome (restrictions apply), Section 8 Vouchers accepted, 623-7711, Villas of Briar Ridge. 1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281 1BR APT., all bills paid $575/mo, $275/dep, No HUD. 420-5604 314 S. Birch #B & #D, 1BR, 1BA, $425 month 1210 N. Main (eff.), 1BR, 1BA, $450 month Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604 908 W. 8th Apt B, 3bd/2ba, all utl. pd. $400/dep. $650/mo., appliances, bckgrd. & credit check required, No Hud, no w/d hookup. 505-296-4057
CLOSE TO RUIDOSO 20 acres with water, $29,900. Municipal water, maintained roads and electric. Won’t last at this price! Call NMRS 866-906-2857.
Very nice 2br Apartment. North location, 6 mo. lease, no HUD or pets, 420-4535.
BUISNESS FOR sale well established, parking lot cleaning, 575-402-1873
1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331
500. Businesses for Sale 505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property
Main & Poe, 4600sf, $275k, kit equip, lrg lot, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331 LOT FOR Sale or Lease, 410 S. Main, 623-9772 or 420-9072.
515. Mobile Homes - Sale
GOING to N.M.S.U.? 3br, 2 bath, central heat/ac, storage building, covered porch, yard. Near campus in Las Cruces. Clean, very good cond. $14,500. Contact Melissa 623-4195, Ben 840-8260 leave message. 2007 Laurel Creek mobile home like new, non smoker, 1br 1ba, owner financing avail. for more info Call 575-354-0096 REMODELED MOBILE Home refrigerated air central heat, 3bd, 2 bath, very nice in adult park call 575-317-6489 or 575-317-6493 for more information NORTH SR. Park, 16x80, 3br/2ba, AC, safety shwr, 2 porches, $19,900.910-7140 FIX-UP, 3BR/2BA, $29,000, fenced, 2314 Sherman, 575-973-2353. 60X14, 2BR, 1 1/2 ba, appliances, central air. $7500. 627-6747
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. LARGE LOT corner of 17th & Lea, 409 W. 17th, zoned R3, $5000. 627-8820
535. Apartments Furnished
1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 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. 1st MONTH FREE All Bills Paid, Free Cable, 1BR $545 2BR $645, 3br/2ba $745mo., ref air, newly remodeled. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944 1&2Bd, wtr pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331 PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. EFF, 1 & 2br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. EFF, 1BR, downtown, clean, wtr pd. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD. 623-8377
545. Houses for Rent-Furnished
550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 3BR 2 ba. 2 car garage home security alarm system, fenced front/back fireplace close to elementary school $500 dep. $1100 mo. No HUD. 420-1530
2712 PARK, 3BR, 2BA, $1400 month Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604 3br, 3ba townhome on the Country Club Golf Course, lake & golf course views. Immaculate inside & out, fresh paint, new carpet. Refrigerator, built-ins, washer, dryer included. Association dues & water paid, no maintenance. $1450/mo, $1000/dep, year lease. Jim or Marilyn, 575-420-8201 or 575-627-7177.
3br/3ba, 2 master suites, lg yard, quiet neighborhood, $1850/mo, 480-258-8728 Super clean 1br 1ba with carport & storage shed wood floors, ref. air, single person or couple. No Hud/pets 575-420-4801 575-626-8302
VERY NICE 3/2/1, fenced yard, fridge, stove & DW included, $1500 Sunset Pl., $800/mo, $400/dep, 622-3250. ENCHANTED HILLS, 3br, 2200 sqft, ref air, security system, no pets or smoking, $1200. 575-626-7893 or 622-7892 1113 S. Hahn, 4br/2ba, stove, fridge, $725/mo, $300/dep, no pets, 910-9648
WORKERS/ MEDICAL/ Fletc need an extended stay rental, all bills paid? 30 homes $990-$2300/month, pet yards, washers, dryers, everything furnished. Britt/ Veronica 575-624-3258, 575-626-4848 www.cozycowboy.com
409 N. Railroad. 3bd/1ba, stove, refrigerator, no pets, $495/mo, $300/dep. 910-9648.
2712 PARK, 3BR, 2BA, $1400 month Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604
3BR/1BA, $750/MO, $450/dep, 1705 W. Walnut, no HUD. 910-1300
Townhouse, 2br/2ba/1car gar., ref. air. $1000/mo. $300/dep. 575-910-1605 Furnished Efficiency $350 mo. $250 dep. Bills pd. No pets. 1/2 people only. 423 E. 5th 622-5301.
550. Houses for RentUnfurnished
1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331 3br1ba, ref air, fenced yard 1 car 91 Lighthall RIAC $700m.$700 dep 627-9942 504 W. Albuquerque, 2br, ref air, stove, fridge, w/d hookups, no pets or HUD, $550/mo, $500/dep, 914-5402. 13 RUOHONEN, (near ENMU-R) large 3br, 1ba, new stove, w/d hookups, completely remodeled very clean & cute, $600 mo, plus dep., No HUD. References & rental history required. Call 317-3929 414 S. Pinon remodeled 4br 2 ba. ref air, stove, fridge, w/d hookups, dishwasher, $900 mo. $600 dep. No pets. 914-5402 502 W. Albuquerque 2br ref air, stove, fridge, w/d hookups $500 mo. $500 dep. No pets. 914-5402 509 S. Lea 1br ref. air, stove, ref., $450 mo. $500 dep. No pets. 914-5402 TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262
405 W. Wells, 2br/1ba, no pets or smoking, $600/mo. 637-0707 or 623-0655
Clean 2br/1ba w/FP, stove & fridge inc. Hud Ok $525 mo. $500 dep. 2308 N. Texas 623-1800, 420-5518 CLEAN 2BR, 108 W. Oliver, $550/mo + dep. No pets. 575-622-4492
1504 N. Greenwood 3br/1ba., $650/mo. $400/dep. No appliances. 505-296-4057.
608 N. Missouri, clean, nice, 2br/1ba, ref air, $850, $500/sec. dep., washer, dryer, stove, fridge included. 627-7595
2/1 Central heat air, includes washer, dryer, fridge stove, no Hud, water paid $580 mo $400 dep. 910-7969, 603-C S. Penn. 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!
555. Mobile Homes for Rent 2BR/2BA, SINGLE wide trailer, secure facility, 3612 S. Main, 622-0580.
558. Roommates Wanted
ROOM FOR rent: Private bath, all bills pd, cable TV, WIFI, phone, washer/dryer, kitchen privileges, no smoking or drugs, must be trustworthy & have steady employment. Avail. 8/1, $500/mo. Call for application. Sheryl, 575-420-7997
570. Mobile Home Courts
3BR/1BA, garage, w/d, fridge, stove, fenced yard, small pets ok, ref. air, 407 S. Chamisal, $775/mo, $500/dep. Call Jim, 910-7969.
SOUTH FORK. A 55 & above community w/large quiet and attractive lots for people that care. 624-1742 500 W Brasher Rd.
2br/1ba, $410/mo, $410/dep, No HUD, no pets. 1br/1ba, $325/mo, 915-356-7079
580. Office or Business Places
2BR DUPLEX, fenced yard, 36 H St., $600/mo, $600/dep, wtr pd, 627-9942 1st Mo. free, 3b/2b, big country kit., 2 car gar., lots of closet, 575-914-1285 or 575-914-1284. RECENTLY RENOVATED 3br/1ba in Historic District, central ht/air, DW, w/d, fenced backyard, professional landscaped, pets welcome w/deposit, $900/mo + utilities & sec. dep., credit check req’d. Call 575-624-8593. 1BR 1BA second floor rental avail. $500 mo. $500 dep. all bills paid 910-2859 Avail. now, NW area, executive home, 2613 Sherrill Lane, 3/2/2, great house in safe neighborhood., $1500/mo, 420-3486 306 S. Missouri, 3BR, 2BA, $800 month 601 E. Mescalero, 3BR, 2BA, $950 month 909 Avenida Manana, 3BR, 2BA, $1100 month 1202 Hall Dr, 3BR, 2BA, $1500 month 2002 S. Richardson, 3BR, 2BA, $1500 month (Swimming Pool) Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604
Office space for rent above Roswell Antique Mall. Call Paula 707-354-2376
222 B W. 2nd, office space, $350/mo, wtr pd, 627-9942 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, Remodeled in 2009. Contact: Reatltime Realty, LLC. 575-622-3200 Ext 3. 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. STOREFRONT, 2102 S. Main, $550/mo, $550/dep, avail. July 1st, 627-9942 207 N Union Suite A. Level entry & plenty of parking. $550/mo plus utilites. 420-2100
113 E. Albuquerque St., Call 626-4685 for info. 113 E. Albuquerque St., Call 626-4685 for info.
605. Miscellaneous for Sale
Wheelchair, walker, shwr chair, bath transfer bench, grab bars. 622-7638 Top Quality reconditioned appliances on sale. Many like new less than half the price! Washers, dryers $75 & up. Refrigerators, stoves from $100. Excellent selection, Camper’s Appliances, 300 E. McGaffey 623-0397. Everything guaranteed! INVACARE PATIENT lifter, hospital bed $250; power wheelchair $400; 622-7638 MENS NICE western shirts size 15 1/2 34. Wrangler jeans size 36 32. 2 nice matching love seats. And other misc. 575-910-2938 BANKS SIX gun tuner w/banks IQ. $750 for Ford 6.4L 08-10. K&N cold air intake Ford 6.4L 08-10. $200. 6 10” JL 10 W0 subs $75 each. 3 JL JX500 sub amps $175 ea. 973-5814 CORNER CHAIR cherry wood $250 rolled top desk bural walnut $350, Victorian marble top dresser $350, Hummel flower Madonna 10/1 full bee $150, Mt Wash. brides bowl $75, some Indian jewelry. Call between 9-3 622-2499 PRACTICALLY BRAND new, Desktop Windows 7, 20” led monitor $300; baby play pen $40. 914-5608 GLASS DISPLAY cabinets $225 each, 3 left. Call 910-0403 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 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 The Treasure Chest. Freezer, 8’ fiberglass ladder, furniture, TVs, crafts, Carnival, Depression glass. Credit/Debit cards accepted. Wed-Sat, 10-5, 1204 W. Hobbs, 914-1855 or 622-1543 GAS STOVE & refrigerator, $60 each. Call 914-2067. ESTATE AUCTION coming soon, Friday, Aug. 3rd, 1pm-7pm & Saturday, Aug. 4th, 8am-6pm, 1501 E. Beech, East on Poe past Fairgrounds, left on Atkinson, North 1/2 mile to Beech, 4th house. Duncan Spice sofa, bedroom suite, antiques, sewing machine, glassware, lamps, kitchenware. 505-795-5302 Executive Desk, leather chair & matching bookshelf $750 for set 627-7595.
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 & Silver; Rings, bracelets, chains, pendants, charms, medals, forks, spoons and coins. In Roswell, 578-0805 I AM interested in buying furniture, appliances, patio furniture, tools, vehicles, trailers, motorcycles, lawnmowers and lawn equipment. Vehicles must be running. 317-6285 after 5 pm or anytime weekends.
ALICE’S PALACE &More 4502,4503 &4504 W. 2nd Featuring: Alice’s Thrift Store Rita’s Hidden Treasures open ever month 1st-6th 9-6pm J&V Antiques open weekends Family ties swords, knives, glassware, jewelery & antiques galore open mon, tue, thurs, fri, sat, sun, 9-6pm
635. Good things to Eat
GRAVES FARM: Green chile coming soon, squash, cucumbers, jalapenos, yellow hots, red chile pods & powder, garlic, pinto beans, sweet corn, fresh fruit from Lucas Farms, peaches & plums. 622-1889 Mon-Sat 8-5:30, Sun 1-5. Accept EBT, credit cards & debit.
670. Farm Equipment
FARMALL tractor model H 1950, gas propane, $2800. 575-840-9532
690. Business Office Equipment
Roswell Daily Record 780. RV’s & Campers Hauling
MODULAR OFFICE furniture. Nice cherry finish, good condition. Four corner desks w/overhead hutches, three 48” desks w/hutches, three 36” desks, three 2-drawer files, one 2-drawer lateral file. All for $750. 575-420-1619
16ft SHASTA, nice, $1600. 575-622-3138
ALFALFA HAY, small & large square bales, als round bales, excellent quality. The Hay Ranch, Roswell, 575-973-2200
790. Autos for Sale
715. Hay and Feed Sale
745. Pets for Sale
ADD A PICTURE OF YOUR PET FOR SALE FOR JUST $5! E-MAIL PICTURES TO: CLASSIFIEDS@ RDRNEWS.COM
PUPPY LOVE Grooming Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also - 575-420-6655 AKC REGISTERED English Bulldog puppies. 3F, serious inquiries can call 575-302-1512 for more info Chotties, 2F, under 10lbs, $100, 575-910-8311. FREE KITTENS. Call 622-8216 after 8:30pm. FEMALE MORKIE, 10 wks old, crate train, $450, 208-8967. AKC German Shepherd pups first shots, wormed, will be large dogs, father is out of explosive and patrol import $500. 623-1181 GERMAN SHEPHERD puppies, 2F, 7 wks, 1st shots & wormer, $250. 575-420-1549 PUGS, 6wks, $300, 4M, $400 for females. Fawn, full breed. 432-260-3192.
T-CUP AND TOY PUPPIES Registered, shots, potty pad trained, health guaranteed & PAYMENT PLAN. CHIHUAHUAS - $200-500 YORKIES - $800-1200 TINY MALTYPOOS (malteseXpoodle) - $800 PEK-A-POO/ SHIHTZU - $100 MORKIE (malteseXyorkie) - $500 SCHNAUZERS - $550 575-308-3017 or text 4 pics email@example.com Miniature Australian Shepherds, 2 boys left. 317-2757 ADULT DOGS FOR ADOPTION. White male poodle 2 years old, and white party colored Pomeranian female 10 lbs and 4 years old. 575-910-1818/text HALF RAT TERRIER AND HALF CHIHUAHUA 4 month old male puppies (2) black with white feet.small to medium size FREE TO WONDERFUL HOME! 575-910-1818/text
775. Motorcycles & Scooters
2009 HARLEY Trike, fully loaded, low mileage, must see to appreciate, call 575-308-1973 for details. 2011 HARLEY FLHRC103, security, ABS brakes, fish tail pipes, dual head pipes, direct link race (Delphi) docking hrdwr kit 4 pt, upright STD touring, dual pass back rest, luggage rack, air adjustable shocks, windshield & 2 helmets, mileage 250, garage kept, must sell due to health reasons. Call Tommy, 575-622-0604 or 505-553-3283. ‘09 YAMAHA 650 Classic, low mileage, great shape, book $4500, asking $4250. 420-1837
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
790. Autos for Sale
2003 Ford Crown Victoria, was community officer car, looks & runs great, 22 mpg on Hwy, $3450. 575-973-2353
2002 OLDS Alero, Runs great, 90k miles, $4000, owner financing w/$2000 down, 420-1352 93 Escort station wagon excellent cond. $1250 owner financing w/$500 down 1401 Old Dexter Hwy 420-1352 2009 CHEVY Malibu, like new, 55k hwy miles, FWD, 4dr, $14,000. Call 575-420-2006 for more info.
SHOW US WHAT YOU’RE SELLING! INCLUDE A PICTURE IN YOUR AD FOR JUST $5! E-MAIL PICTURES TO: CLASSIFIEDS@ RDRNEWS.COM
‘02 Chrysler Town Country LXI 76k mi very clean $6350 $1k under NADA. 623-5716
2004 350Z convertible silver w/black top 25.75K miles 18” wheels. $17,500. Call 420-2456.
‘05 Prowler Regal, great for camping or living, slideout & walk around bed, $14k. 626-7973, 626-3359
SAN LUIS VALLEY 300 acre alfalfa farm for sale, under sprinkler, excellent water, 719-589-6519. ALFALFA HAY & baled oat, small bale. 3x3 ft medium bales, 4x4 ft lrg bales available. Graves Farm & Garden, 6265 S. Graves Rd., 622-1889, take credit & debit cards.
790. Autos for Sale
Great running 1996 Toyota Forerunner auto, air, pwr windows, cruise, runs like new, $3200. 578-9441 ‘97 JEEP Cherokee, 4x4, 5 spd manual, everything original, perfect condition & good motor, $3000. 575-910-2900
PERFECT SCHOOL car, 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix, $3850, charcoal grey, tinted windows, AC, pwr everything, excellent condition. 622-5587 2005 Hyundai Elantra 4 cyl auto, low mileage, fully loaded. 806-448-8196
795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans
‘95 GMC ext. cab 4x4, 350 auto, electric, leather $4500. 623-3833 2001 F-250 crew cab Lariet Edition, 4 WD, fully loaded, bed damage, hide a hitch, $6000 OBO. Call 575-624-0647 or 840-4855, ask for JR. 1975 FORD pickup, great work truck, $1200 obo. Call Joseph, 626-6123.
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001 North 002 Northeast 003 East 004 Southeast 005 South 006 Southwest 007 West 008 Northwest
030 Education 035 Music – Dance/Drama 040 Instructions Wanted
045 Employment Opportunities 050 Salesperson/Agents 060 Jobs Wanted – M & F
070 Agricultural Analysis 075 Air Conditioning 080 Alterations 085 Appliance Repair 090 Auto Repair 100 Babysitting 105 Childcare 110 Blade Work 115 Bookkeeping 120 Carpentry 125 Carpet Cleaning 130 Carpeting 135 Ceramic Tile 140 Cleaning 145 Clock & Watch Repair 150 Concrete 155 Counseling 160 Crafts/Arts 163 Disability Care 165 Ditching 170 Drafting 175 Drapery 180 Drilling 181 Drywall 185 Electrical 190 Engraving/Commercial Art 195 Elderly Care 200 Fencing 205 Fertilizer 210 Firewood/Coal 215 Floor Covering 220 Furniture Repair 224 Garage Door Repair 225 General Construction 226 Water/Well 229 Gutters 230 General Repair 232 Chimney Sweep 235 Hauling 237 Heating 240 Horseshoeing 245 House Wrecking 250 Insulation 255 Insurance 260 Ironing & Washing 265 Janitorial 269 Excavating 270 Landscape/Lawnwork 271 Legal Services 273 Bankruptcy 275 Locksmith 280 Masonry/Concrete 285 Miscellaneous Service 290 Mobile Home Service 293 Monuments 295 Musical 300 Oil Field Services 305 Computers 306 Rubber Stamps 310 Painting/Decorating 312 Patio Covers 315 Pest Control 316 Pet Services 320 Photography 325 Piano Tuning 330 Plumbing 335 Printing 340 Radio/TV’s/Stereo’s 345 Remodeling 350 Roofing 355 Sand Blasting 356 Satellite 360 Screens/Shutters 365 Security 370 Sewer Service & Repair 375 Sewing Machine Service 380 Sharpening 383 Siding 385 Slenderizing 390 Steam Cleaning 392 Storage Shed 395 Stucco Plastering 400 Tax Service 401 Telephone Service 405 Tractor Work 410 Tree Service 415 Typing Service
420 Upholstery 425 Vacuum Cleaners 426 Video/Recording 430 Wallpapering 431 Water Wall Services 435 Welding 439 Windows & Doors 440 Window Repair 441 Window Cleaning 445 Wrought Iron 450 Services Wanted
455 Money to Loan/Borrow 456 Credit Cards 460 Insurance Co. 465 Oil, Mineral, Water, Land 470 Investment: Stocks/Sale 475 Mortgages for Sale 480 Mortgages Wanted 485 Business Opportunities
488 Home Inspecitions 490 Homes for Sale 492 Homes for Sale/Rent 495 Acreage/Farm/Ranch/Sale 500 Business for Sale 505 Investment Comm. Bus. Prop. 510 Resort Out of Town Property 515 Mobile Homes/Sale 520 Lots for Sale 521 Cemetery Lots for Sale 525 Building to be Moved 530 Real Estate Wanted
535 Apartments, Furnished 540 Apartments, Unfurnished 545 Houses, Furnished 550 Houses, Unfurnished 552 Rent to Own Houses 555 Mobile Homes for Rent 558 Roommates Wanted 560 Sleeping Rooms 565 Rest Homes 569 Mobile Home Lots/Space 570 Mobile Home Courts 571 RV Parks 575 Resort Homes 580 Office/Business Places 585 Warehouse & Storage 590 Farms/Acreage for Rent 600 Want to Rent
605 Miscellaneous for Sale 608 Jewelry 610 Garage Sales, Individuals 611 Garage Sales, Businesses 615 Coins/Gold/Silver/Buy 620 Want to Buy – Misc. 625 Antiques 630 Auction Sales 632 Art for Sale 635 Good Things to Eat 640 Household Goods 645 Sewing Machines 650 Washers & Dryers 652 Computer Equipment 655 TV’s & Radios 660 Stereo/Phonographs Access 665 Musical Merchandise 670 Farm Equipment 675 Camera/Photo Equipment 680 Heating Equipment 685 Air Conditioning Equipment 690 Business/Office Equipment 691 Restaurant Equipment 695 Machinery Tools Farm/Ranch 700 Building Materials 705 Lawn/Garden/Fertilizer 710 Plants/Flowers 715 Hay & Feed Sale 720 Livestock Wanted 721 Boarding Stables 725 Livestock Wanted 730 Poultry & Supplies 735 Poultry Wanted 740 Show Fowl 745 Pets for Sale
750 Sports Equipment 755 Bicycles for Sale 760 Hunting & Camping Equipment 765 Guns & Ammunition 770 Boats & Accessories 775 Motorcycles & Scooters 780 RV’s/Campers Hauling 785 Trailers Wanted 788 Auto Transport
790 Automobiles for Sale 795 Pickups/Trucks/Vans 796 SUV’s 800 Auto. Antique/classic 805 Imported Autos 810 Auto Parts & Accessories 815 Wanted to Buy Autos 820 Aircraft Sales/Service
9997 Wed/Anniv/Engage 9998 Obituaries
Published on Jul 31, 2012