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tive Officer Rick May on administrative leave with pay effective immediately. Chief Operating Of ficer John Duff was placed on leave without pay.

The management shakeup came a day after Duff and former controller Greg Campbell were arrested for fraud and other charges involving fake financial

The board’s decision is likely the first step toward firing May and Duff or pressuring them to resign.

statements that made the authority’s revenues appear stronger in 2011. Brett Woods, deputy secretary at the Energy, Minand Natural erals Resources Department,

was named acting CEO. Woods has served on the board when the department secretary, John Bemis, has been unable to attend. Woods has held a wide range of government jobs,

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Board chairwoman Nann Winter said the decision to suspend May represented a vote of no-confidence in his management of the authority.

Council approves license transfers

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including executive director of the state Gaming Control Board and a legislative budget analyst.

welcomed new high school cadets and they got right to business, learning how to march, when to salute, and of course the boys received their complimentary military hair cut. Par-

ents and cadets were then shown the grounds, while continuing the registration process. Though the process seemed to go off without a hitch as the athletes, jun-

ior college students and high school students arrived on campus, CWO3 and marketing director Carl Hanson said this

The Roswell City Council tackled a full agenda consisting of two transfers of ownership of liquor licenses, four Lodger’s Tax funding requests and five planning and zoning cases at its regular business meeting Thursday. A public hearing was held in reference to both transfers of ownership of liquor licenses. The council approved both transfers, one for All American Meat Inc., and the other for Stingray LLC, despite strong reservations from some of its members. All American Meat Inc., doing business as Farmers Country Market, 2800 N. Main St., will receive the license that was being used by Billy Ray’s, 118 E. Third St. The license is an original Roswell dispenser license that still retains its package privileges, rendering it useable by a grocery store. Stingray LLC, doing busi-

RISD holds data day Iran tries to calm Syria crisis for faculty, staff JULIA BERGMAN RECORD STAFF WRITER

Area educators now have a better gauge for the rationale behind their school’s state ranking, although some wariness about the accuracy of the new A-F grading system still remains. A data day was held at Goddard High School, Thursday, to provide each Roswell Independent School District school with an analysis of its ranking within the state’s new grading system. RISD schools will now align their curricula based upon their respective data results. On July 9, the state rolled out its first 2012 grades for more than 800 of New Mexico’s elementary, middle and high schools. Of the 22 schools in the RISD, two received A’s, four

received B’s, five received C’s, eight received D’s and one failed. Susan Sanchez, assistant superintendent of instruction, told the Daily Record in July, “The RISD had 55 percent of its schools proficient in reading and math in grades three through eight and 11. However, there were three non-proficient schools that missed it by two to three points, that received a C. RISD plans to address the academic needs to support the student achievement in providing professional development for our teachers, allocating additional funds to support reading and math interventions.” Andrew Sweet, assistant superintendent for assessment, evaluation and technology, encouraged the

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BEIRUT (AP) — As Syrian forces struggled to drive rebels from the country’s largest city, the regime’s key ally Iran tried Thursday to start an alter native political process to address the crisis. Iran gathered an array of nations ranging from strong supporters of Damascus to far -flung nations a world away from the Syrian civil war. The one-day forum is AP Photo unlikely to result in any international consensus, A Syrian man reacts after the funeral, Thursday, of Free but it shows Iran’s Syrian Army fighter Husain Al-Ali, who was killed during resolve to stand by Presi- clashes in Aleppo. dent Bashar Assad as his fighting for more than two past that the Syrian forces try to crush the 17- weeks. regime’s critics fail to take month-old uprising. Tehran billed Thurs- into account violence by On Thursday, Syrian day’s conference as a way the rebels. rebels said they were low Syrian rebels last week on ammunition but still to focus on dialogue — an intercepted a bus carrymanaged to put up resist- alternative to Western-led ing 48 Iranians in a Damance against a regime initiatives that call for ascus suburb and seized ground offensive in the Assad to give up power. city of Aleppo, a center of Iran has said in the

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The American Products and Power bus tour makes a stop in Roswell at the Chamber of Commerce, Thursday morning.

The American Energy Alliance wants citizens to know that they’ve got the power when it comes to the nation’s energy crisis. The AEA Bus Tour has been trucking across the country spreading their message of “American Products. American Power,” and Thursday made a stop in Roswell. Thomas J. Pyle, president of the American Energy Alliance, addressed the small crowd of early risers

over breakfast and encouraged them to create dialogue not just among themselves, but with elected officials as well. He said the goal is to “right the ship in Washington.”

“We want to take that community and build communities all across the nation into an ar my of activists and individuals who help us keep on the offense of this issue,” he said. “Because we are under attack. The fossil fuel industry, in particular oil coal and natural gas, in

this country is under an unprecedented attack.” He spoke on how those particular forms of energy create the jobs and opportunities, which is why utilizing domestic energy is imperative. The tour started in Dallas on Monday where former Michael Reagan made an appearance. The bus then made its way to New Mexico, visiting Hobbs, Artesia and Lovington. After Roswell, the bus will See AEA, Page A2


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It’s still hot out there CHAUNTE’L POWELL RECORD STAFF WRITER

While the calendar may indicate that the dog days of summer have passed, Dr. Eugene Sun and BlueCross BlueShield of New Mexico want to remind everyone to continue practicing heat safety. Those at the BCBSNM have noticed an increase in heat-related claims. According to Becky Kenny, head of the company’s media relations department, BCBSNM paid 1,700 claims in 2011, which is about 200 more than they paid in 2010. Sun is the chief medical of ficer at BCBSNM and said August is a tricky time for people in this state. During this time he said the monsoon air flow comes in from Mexico and causes the humidity to increase, an element most people in this state are not used to dealing with. Humidity actually hinders the human body from cooling off properly. “The way we cool off as people is our sweat glands sweat, and then that sweat evaporates and the evaporation cools us,” he explained. “When the humidity is high, that evaporation doesn’t occur as efficiently, so we don’t cool off as well as we usually do

when it’s very dry out.” He advises those who know they will be outside for an extended period of time to be prepared and drink fluids ahead of time, and then have fluids with them while they are outdoors. He also encourages people to try and cover as much as possible by wearing hats, or long-sleeve clothing and above all, sunscreen. Those with health issues such as chronic illnesses, high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes must be extra cautious and look out for war ning signs like light headedness or dizziness as indicators that the heat is getting to them. Another sure sign that it is time to cool down is if you’re not sweating even though it is hot outside. The best way to combat these symptoms is to get inside where it’s cool, or get into the shade and drink plenty of water. Sun said he really wants people to practice heat safety and avoid leaving small children and pets in the car with the windows up. “A parked car can get as hot as an oven in a short period of time,” he said. “It’s a safety issue for children and animals.” He said anyone can die from the heat, which is why it is imperative to prepare for it. cpowell@rdrnews.com

Ruidoso police charge Hubbard with rape JESSICA PALMER RECORD STAFF WRITER

The Ruidoso Police Department apprehended a suspect in a rape, Wednesday. The arrest followed a report of a woman who made her way to Ruidoso Police Department, early Sunday morning. The victim told of ficials she had been raped by a man who had identified himself as a undercover police officer. Detective Art Nelson of the Ruidoso police said the suspect is David M. Hubbard, 40. The incident reportedly occurred close to midnight on Saturday. The suspect ordered the victim into a vehicle and drove her to the Ruidoso Convention Center, where he sexually assaulted her. According to Nelson, Hubbard did not show any identification to the victim. The victim was able to supply the police with an accurate enough description of the subject and the vehicle, which

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allowed them to identify Hubbard. A warrant was issued on Wednesday. Hubbard now faces charges of second-degree criminal sexual penetration, firstdegree kidnapping, false imprisonment and impersonating a police officer. Hubbard turned himself in to the Ruidoso Police Department also on Wednesday. He was released after posting a $250,000 cash-only bond. j.palmer@rdrnews.com

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Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for anyone who has information leading to Joel Cordoba-Lopez’s arrest. Roswell Police are actively searching for Cordoba-Lopez, 21, who is the suspect in the double fatal crash that killed 30-year-old Mandy Miranda and her 5year-old son, Sunday. Police believe he may be in the Roswell, Dexter, Artesia area, or in Mexico where he has family. He may have sustained injuries consistent with a crash. Police ask anyone with information pertaining Cordoba-Lopez to contact the Roswell Police Department 624-6770, Crime Stoppers, 1-800-594-TIPS, or their local law enforcement.

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them. Rebels claimed the men are military personnel, including some members of Iran’s power ful Revolutionary Guard, who were on a “reconnaissance mission” to help Assad’s crackdown. Iran, however, says the 48 were pilgrims visiting a Shiite shrine in Damascus. Salehi said Wednesday that some of the pilgrims are retired members of the ar my and Revolutionary Guard. The overwhelmingly Sunni Muslim rebels have also seized 11 Lebanese Shiite pilgrims who have been held in norther n Syria since May. Some 30 countries attended the meeting, including Russia and China, as well as far-off Benin, Cuba and Mauritania. The meeting was called at short notice, and most countries were represented at the ambassador level. Russia in the past has urged the West to allow Tehran to take part in international discussions on how to settle the Syrian crisis, arguing that the Islamic republic could play an important role. Moscow has been the main protector and ally of Assad’s regime, shielding it from U.N. sanctions over its brutal crackdown on an uprising that has evolved into a full-blown civil war. The U.S. dismissed the Iranian gathering as “destructive.” On Thursday, govern-

ment troops and rebels clashed in opposition bastions of Aleppo, a city of 3 million people. The state news agency claimed Wednesday that Assad’s force had regained control of the Salaheddine neighborhood, the main rebel area in Aleppo. But activists said rebels were still putting up a fight there on Thursday. The regime has been trying to drive rebels out of Aleppo for two weeks. But the blistering attacks on rebel positions from the ground and the air appear to be only slowly chipping away at the opposition’s grip on its strongholds. Aleppo holds great symbolic and strategic importance. Some 25 miles from the Turkish border, it has been a pillar of regime support during the uprising. An opposition victory there would allow easier access for weapons and fighters from Turkey, where many rebels are based. Syria’s close ties to Iran and the Islamic militant group Hezbollah in Lebanon mean that the conflict has the potential to draw in the country’s neighbors. Also Thursday, Assad appointed a new prime minister to replace the one who defected to neighboring Jordan this week. State-run news agency SANA said he appointed Health Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi, a Sunni member of the ruling Baath party from the southern province of Daraa, the birthplace of the revolt.

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Volunteers help Johnny Gonzales with school supplies donated by area stores for the upcoming Free School Supply Giveaway which will occur at American Legion Post 28, 1620 N. Montana, Sunday at 1 p.m.

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chug along to Albuquerque. After about six weeks of traveling, the tour will end in Washington, D.C., where Pyle said he and everyone else on the bus will deliver the petitions to the leaders in the House, the Senate and President Obama and send a message. He said he wants government officials to know, “We the people want you to re-evaluate what you’re doing and the impact you’re having on the energy industry.” This is the third year of the tour and each year has brought a new theme. Pyle said last year the company wanted to promote what he referred to as “energy inventory awareness,” or letting people know just how many natural resources this country has. This year, he said, is more about what threats the nation’s energy faces. AEA consultant Mike Mckenna urged those in attendance to sign the petition and the bus as a sign of solidarity for the cause. “As we go along people think, ‘Hey I’m not alone. I’m not the only one who thinks this is important,’” he said. “It’s a sign of a community that’s visible.” Pyle said there are important energy states in this country and New Mexico is certainly one of them. There were other reasons besides the aliens that brought the tour to Roswell. “Most important, we

pick communities that don’t often have an opportunity to have something like this,” he said. “They feel like someone’s listening to them and someone’s paying attention to them, so it gives us a good feeling as well.” Dorrie FaubusMcCarthy, the executive director of the Chamber of Commerce said the chamber agreed to host the event without hesitation because of its pertinent message. “It says right there on the bus ‘American Products. American Power,’” she said. “That to me says everything. They’re mainly traveling to deliver the message of affordable and reliable energy and the importance of free market and less taxes, and I think that’s important to everybody.” During the mor ning session, Pyle said New Mexico is competing with states that have a lot of private and state land. He mentioned states like South Dakota that are creating energy the country needs while keeping the state rate of unemployment low. In ter ms of employment and opportunities created, Faubus-McCarthy said Roswell is on track with the rest of the nation, though people may not realize it. “I think that they sometimes put Roswell on a back burner,” she said. “I think we stack up very well. I think really and truly Roswell keeps up with the rest of the country. They kind of forget sometimes that we do.” cpowell@rdrnews.com

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Winter said the board decided “we needed to change the direction of that organization immediately as well as address the arrest.” She said, “clearly, there is a responsibility on Mr. May’s part in what has transpired to date.” The board’s decision is likely the first step toward firing May and Duf f or pressuring them to resign. May said in a telephone interview, “I am proud of my service. I did everything I could to help defend and protect and improve the missions and programs of the Finance Authority. I think the Finance Authority, until this most recent incident, is better.” May said he will continue to cooperate with investigators to “get to the bottom of it and tell the truth.” Campbell, according to an arrest warrant affidavit, has acknowledged faking the audit. After his release from jail on Wednesday, Campbell told KOB-TV that he didn’t steal any money and said it was a “mistake on my part” to falsify financial statements. May has told the board that the fraudulent audit was the product of a “rogue employee,” and said he and other senior executives relied on Campbell’s assurances that there were no problems with the audit.

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educators to think systemically. “You’re going to see some stuff this morning that ought to scream at you about regardless of whether Johnny is in the target group or he’s in the top three or he’s in the bottom quartile, this aspect of our instructional program is not happening, and the kid didn’t matter. It’s what we were doing with this piece of assessment framework, this performance standard that’s not happening.”

Heading the data discussion, Dr. Suchint Sarangar m, assistant superintendent for assessment, accountability and technology, told attendees that for elementary and middle schools, 90 percent of their A-F grade points are generated from the state’s Standards Based Assessment test scores, which evaluate proficiency in reading and math, and 60 percent for high schools. He urged teachers to use the SBA to set a target for status and growth. New

The state auditor’s office is overseeing a forensic audit of the authority and board members say that will determine whether any money is missing. National credit rating agency have said they’re considering whether to downgrade the authority’s bond ratings because of concerns that the forged financial documents show a potential lack of financial oversight. May joined the authority last September after serving as Gov. Susana Martinez’s Cabinet secretary of the Department of Finance and Administration. Duff and Campbell started at the authority in 2005. There’s been no indication of potential wrongdoing by May, but he has been criticized by some board members for his handling of the scandal after the authority discovered the fake audit last month. May quickly hired a nationally recognized law firm and auditor to conduct an investigation, saying he wanted to signal to Wall Street that the financial agency was addressing its problems. However, the board overruled May and decided to have a similar probe handled through the state auditor’s office to ensure its independence. The criminal complaint for the arrests of Duff and Campbell said they agreed to accounting changes in 2011 that made the authority’s revenues appear Mexico teachers must now focus on each of their students’ growth over the course of a year, as each student counts much more than in the past. Dr. Barbara Ryan, principal at Pecos Elementary, which received a C, said, “In the past you just had to have so many students proficient and if you had that many students proficient then your school did well. Now every single student counts equally and we have to show growth of every single student.” R yan said her grade level representatives will now discuss the data with Pecos teachers at each grade level, examine areas of weakness and individual students and then plan accordingly. At Pecos, Ryan said the data show reading deficiencies in critical thinking and comprehension to answer questions more completely for grades three through five. As for math, deficiencies range depending on the grade level. A bilingual school, onethird of Pecos students do not speak English when they enter the school,

$40 million stronger than actual amounts. The audit and its financial statements were made available to potential investors in the agency’s bonds and some of the charges allege that the two men conspired to misrepresent the authority’s finances to ratings agencies, bond buyers and the state. However, the revenue in question — money that was transferred to the state at the request of the Legislature to help cover government budget shortfalls — was never pledged to back bonds that are the focus of investors and rating agencies. The revenue represented cash balances from fees and other money the authority received for various programs it administers. The fake 2011 audit also makes note of the accounting change for the revenue transfer and explains why it was done. The authority is a public corporation that acts like a bank, providing low-cost financing to local governments for projects ranging from government buildings to sewers and drinking water systems and equipment such as fire trucks. The authority’s financing is separate from bonds issued directed by state government using tax revenues to retire the debts. The NMFA is governed by a board of directors, a majority of them appointed by the governor. R yan said. In ter ms of test scores, Pecos ranks first in the city in math and third in reading. Yet R yan is wary that the new A-F grading system may not be accurately portraying a school’s performance.

On Tuesday, Gov. Susana Martinez announced that schools that received a D or F grade will have the chance to participate in the University of Virginia-based School Turnaround Specialist Program, known for significantly improving math and reading scores. Sunset Elementary was the only RISD school to fail. El Capitan Elementary, Monterrey Elementary, Nancy Lopez Elementary, Roswell High, Sierra Middle, University High, Valley View Elementary and Washington Ave Elementary all received D’s. A complete list of every school grade can be found on the New Mexico Public Education Department’s website: http:// webapp2.ped.state.nm.us /SchoolData/School Grading.aspx.

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hasn’t always been the case. He said the Institute used to have everyone come to campus at once, a method that proved quite chaotic with 500plus people milling about. About five years ago the idea came about to watch how the United States Military Academy processed their 1,000 new students. They came back to New Mexico and allowed different groups to matriculate on different days and it’s been smooth sailing ever since. New cadets who arrived earlier in the week, affectionately known as RATs, could been seen Thursday in their red shirts, black shorts and tube socks as they learned the ropes from older cadets, a process that Brig. Gen. Richard Geraci, commandant of cadets and dean of students, said benefits everyone involved. “What we use matriculation for is a leader training and development exercise,” he said. “So once we train the cadet leaders, we let them exe-

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ness as Billy Ray’s, will receive an Inter Local Dispenser license, originally created by the state, from Osborn’s Mimbres Store, LLC, 3090 Highway 35, Mimbres. Savino Councilor Sanchez, chairman of the Police Committee, worried about the impact the license transfers would have on DWI numbers in Roswell. “I went from North Main all the way to South Main and just in that area alone, just on Main Street,

cute the matriculation. We bring the old cadets back a week early, give them leadership training, help them in planning, then they, in turn, assist the new cadets and their families, making sure they take care of their rooms, getting their medical records and getting to the right stations.” The hands-off method used by the faculty during matriculation allows them to cater to the parents, something he feels is a must during this process. “It’s really important during matriculation for us to establish a solid relationship with the parents, answer all the questions and really welcome them into the NMMI family,” he said. It’s this sort of comfort that Glenda Smith appreciates as she sends her granddaughter Anabelle to the Institute, all while having to evacuate their home in Oklahoma due to fires. The 14-year -old said she has aspirations of joining the Air Force after high school and felt this was a good way to reach that goal. The biggest challenge will be I counted about 30 establishments that sell liquor. My thought is with me being on the Police Committee and the reports that they have brought that I have seen, DWI’s have increased, they have doubled, according to the records that I have. Mr. Fenn, I appreciate the investment you make in this community, I really do. But as I look at this, I also see the heartbreak that it brings to those people that liquor, alcohol does.” Elena Councilor Velasquez also shared her concerns and opposition to the requests. Both Fenn, of Farmers

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getting used to being on her own.

“[Moving out here is] tough,” she said.” I’ve never been away from home for more than a week.”

She’ll have plenty of company this year. Hanson said by the time school starts next week, 940 to 980 cadets will be enrolled, including international students from as far away as Easter n Europe.

Col. George Brick, vice dean of academics and principal of the high school, said one way of bridging helping the parents deal with any separation issues is keeping them abreast of their child’s education.

“It’s important to keep parents in the loop and there’s a couple ways we do that,” he said. “First thing we do is make sure that parents know how to contact the advisors, the faculty and people in those positions. Then we make sure that things are available online for the parents.” cpowell@rdrnews.com

Country Market, and Ray were present during the public hearing and spoke in favor of the requests. No one from the public spoke in opposition to the requests.

Additionally, the council approved four separate Lodger’s Tax funding requests: $2,500 for the Historical Society of Southeast New Mexico; $1,200 for the 21st annual Chile & Cheese Festival; $3,000 for the 23rd New Mexico Championship Ranch Rodeo; and $12,000 for the Eastern New Mexico State Fair. j.bergman@rdrnews.com

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Could state be headed for another computer crisis?

SANTA FE — During the administration of Gov. Bill Richardson, a crisis erupted over the underpayment or non-payment of state bills to its suppliers and contractors. Some small businesses reported having to close because of not being able to collect from the state. Other businesses cut off the state’s credit. Later, the state ran into trouble collecting federal funds because the data in its claims for reimbursement was incorrect or in an unsuitable form. The first evidence of this crisis occurred several months earlier when state employees began receiving incorrect paychecks or no paycheck at all. Since state payrollers were closer to the problem, they knew where to go to get it solved quickly. But businesses throughout the state didn’t have the quick access to Santa Fe decision makers, so their problems festered. Could we be seeing the same sequence beginning again? Are

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any companies doing business with our state government receiving incorrect or delayed payments? If it is happening, no evidence has surfaced publicly, so far. But during the Richardson administration, several months passed after state employee problems were solved before the public became aware it also was happening to many businesses. If you, dear reader, know of such examples, please contact me, contact your local newspaper and contact your legislators. Let’s not let the problem fester again this time. Here’s what happened last time

and what may be occurring today. When former Gov. Bill Richardson took office in 2003, he had dozens of bold ideas to try. At the time, New Mexico was rolling in money so the governor was able to implement many of them. One of those great ideas was to replace 70 different antiquated computer systems with one big, powerful system. Peoplesoft, a respected company, was awarded the business. But since Gov. Richardson had many new projects to fund, he wanted to do this one with the least amount of money possible. So instead of buying a computer system tailored to our needs, he bought an off-the-shelf model and hired another company to teach state employees how to adapt it and use it. Wait, there’s more. He didn’t have all employees trained. The top employees were trained to go back and train everyone else. Such complex conversions were taking other states in the neigh-

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borhood of 28 months. Richardson wanted it completed in half the time at half the cost. It was far too much to ask of anyone’s employees. The problems that resulted took years to remedy. The last to be fixed were the federal reports for reimbursement. The state lost many millions because of inadequate training and testing of the new system. By the end of the Richardson administration most departments had their act together. Some departments that had the good luck or foresight to hire at least a few people with exceptional talent and experience adapted quickly and are running smoothly. A few still are recovering from mistakes of the past. At this time last year, Medicaid was looking at having to replace federal money with state money because it could not justify up to $100 million of reimbursements it already had received. But now we have another problem. Some new department and

agency heads appointed by Gov. Susana Martinez are not pleased with their information technology staff so they are transferring them elsewhere. One of those agencies handles the state employees’ payroll. The new employees who took over did not understand the system. The state has hired two different private contractors to fix the problems and to train the new staff. The employees who were transferred out of that division have not been asked to come back and help train their replacements. Consultants are being contracted to do that. Word is that other divisions and agencies are finding ways to shed unwanted employees. Could those that handle the computers also be a part of that action? The state could be on the hook for some expensive fixes. (Write to Jay Miller at 3 La Tusa, Santa Fe, NM 87505; by fax at 984-0982; or by e-mail at insidethecapitol@hotmail.com)

National Opinion Wall Street

When is bad employment news widely perceived as good news for investors? When it’s so bad that Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke responds by pumping more money into the economy. Thus, the paradoxical spectacle of many financial firms actually rooting for lousy job numbers when they were released Aug. 3. Similar yearning for setbacks in housing, manufacturing, retail sales and other economic numbers also could help trigger yet another “rescue” mission by the Fed. The underlying problem with this familiar scenario: At some point, if the Fed keeps printing money we don’t really have to prop up stock-price levels that aren’t really justified, the U.S. dollar inevitably will lose value. And as long-term logic warns, if our nation — and many European nations — can’t get their massive and still-soaring public debts under control, that collective red-ink flood will remain a rising threat to a sustained economic recovery. Bernanke periodically tries to make that point while urging Congress to adopt effective deficit-reduction measures. Still, after the Fed panel met last, it released a statement assuring that it “expects to maintain a highly accommodative stance for monetary policy.” In other words, if the economy doesn’t climb out of its rut by the next Fed meeting in six weeks, Bernanke just might prime that pump again by printing more money. You need not be a Wall Street tycoon to find such “reassurance” fleeting at best. And when bad jobs news is regarded as good stock-market news, our investment system needs a more balanced equation. Guest Editorial The Post and Courier of Charleston

U.S. drought

The nation is suffering its worst drought in decades. Only in the 1930s and 1950s has a drought covered more land, a recent federal report noted. The National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C., said 55 percent of the country was in a moderate to extreme drought by the end of June. And thus far, despite a few showers here and there, things aren’t getting any better. Topsoil has turned dry while “crops, pastures and rangeland have deteriorated at a rate rarely seen in the last 18 years,” the climate center said. Corn, wheat and soybean crops have been hit hard, particularly in the traditionally productive Midwest. Cattle growers, with little productive rangeland and less corn for feed, have been selling off herds. In the short run, this might cause a dip in beef prices at the supermarket, but over the long haul, those prices are likely to rise. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture anticipates that food prices as a whole will rise by 3 percent next year. That’s an unsettling prospect when the economy continues to stagnate. Guest Editorial The Pueblo (Colo.) Chieftain DEAR DOCTOR K: I was just diagnosed with dry AMD. I’d like to learn more about the condition. DEAR READER: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that strikes at the macula, a small part of the retina that is responsible for sharp, central vision. People with AMD often develop blurred or distorted vision. The colors they see are faded. Reading can become dif ficult. They cannot clearly see objects directly in front of them, which can cause trouble in recognizing faces. Eventually they may develop a blind spot in the middle of their field of vision that expands as the disease progresses. There are two main for ms of AMD: — Dry AMD. Most people with

The ticking time bomb of Iran and Obama

Last week, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad posted on his website his most recent anti-Semitic tirade, saying global forces should join together to annihilate Israel. Meanwhile, in Orlando, Fla., President Barack Obama had a takeout plate of pulled pork and rice. The Jerusalem Post reported Ahmadinejad as saying, “Anyone who loves freedom and justice must strive for the annihilation of the Zionist regime in order to pave the way for world justice and freedom.” Those words came from the same international leader who

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AMD have the dry type, as you do. In dry AMD, there are no new blood vessels growing under the back of the eye, as there are in wet AMD. Dry AMD may affect only one eye at first, causing gradual distortion of the visual field and blurring of central sight. Over time, the second eye may also show symptoms. Some cases of dry AMD progress to wet AMD.

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called the Holocaust a myth and entreated that Israel should be “wiped off the page of time” in a 2005 speech. One might think Ahmadinejad’s caustic influence would play out with only extremists, until one realizes that his words preceded Iran’s annual “Quds Day” (Aug. 17), a

— Wet AMD. People with wet AMD all start out with the dry form. Wet AMD is less common but more serious than dry. It progresses more rapidly, and vision loss can occur suddenly. With wet AMD, abnormal blood vessels grow beneath the retina, the part in the back of the eye that sees light. These abnormal vessels can rupture and leak blood, which injures the retina and leads to scars. (I’ve posted a picture showing how vision is damaged by AMD on the AskDoctorK.com website. Take a look.) Treatment options for dry AMD are limited. High doses of particular supplements may slow (and sometimes prevent) progression from inter mediate to advanced AMD. The supplements include vitamins C and E, beta carotene,

nationwide event and national holiday (since 1979) during which massive crowds condemn Israel and the U.S. with chants of “Death to Israel” and “Death to America.” To add insult to injury, in the past week, Iranian officials have chided increased Western sanctions as “warfare.” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who holds the last word on all Iranian state matters, retorted that his Islamic Republic can overcome the latest round of sanctions restricting their oil and money. And a top Iranian official said his government will share “experience and capabilities” with the regime

zinc and copper. Because smoking can accelerate AMD damage, quitting is a must. Wearing hats and sunglasses that block the sun’s blue wavelengths — which may promote AMD — also provide protection. For people with wet AMD, medicines called anti-VEGF drugs have recently become available. VEGF is the name for a natural chemical that causes blood vessels to grow; it stimulates the growth of the abnormal blood vessels that are the cause of wet AMD. Medicines that block the action of VEGF can stop wet AMD in its tracks. Colleagues here at Harvard Medical School played a major role in this discovery. A small number of people with See DR. K, Page A5

of President Bashar Assad in Syria. Tensions with Iran have been ramped up lately way beyond Obama’s foreign diplomatic abilities and sanctiononly quasi-restrictions. To put it simply, the former senator from Chicago is way over his head. He’s playing chess with madmen. Obama’s foreign-relations political waffling is not only a dismal failure but also a detriment to peace, stability and safety in the Middle East. One day he coddles Israelis, assuring them that America will

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25 YEARS AGO

Aug. 10, 1987 • Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Charles W. Moyers, son of Linda E. Kelley of Artesia, has returned from a sixmonth deployment in the Mediterranean Sea aboard the guided missile cruiser USS South Carolina. During the deployment Moyers participated in several exercises and made port visits to Palma De Majorca, Spain; La Spezia and Naples, Italy; Alexandria, Egypt; Toulon, France; and Haifa, Israel.


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Camp Mary White’s anniversary

Dear Editor: The Friends of Camp Mary White want to thank all area persons who experienced the magical celebration of the 85th birthday of Camp Mary White on July 21 in the Sacramento Mountains, near Weed. Our open house with the reunion of former staff, campers and activities commemorating Camp Mary White traditions and silent auction was a great success! We want to thank the Roswell Daily Record’s Julia Bergman and Rey Berrones for getting out our notice of invitation out to the Roswell public. Thanks especially to Phelps Anderson for loaning us his authentic chuck wagon. The Anderson chuck wagon was the centerpiece of our re-enactment of the chuck wagon dinner hosted by Elza White (“Daddy White”) at Camp Mary White’s dedication of Ingham Hall in 1928. Our ribbon-cutting ceremony honored donors for the beautiful new metal roofs on the old Ingham Hall (The Lodge), Woody’s Cabana, the kitchen and one cabin in the Oak’s campsite. The donors are: Armko Industries Inc., Andrus Brothers Roofing, Temple Electric, Hub City Plumbing and Lee Lewis Construction Inc., all of Lubbock, Texas, BRI Roofing, and LRL of Dallas. Special thanks go also to the new owners of Camp Mary White, Barbara and Mark Gibbins, and the descendants of Miss Mary White: Sally and Jack Marsh and Lorraine and Robert Vogel for partnering with Friend’s of Camp Mary White to restore and improve the camp for the next generation of girls, young women and family camping. We now have a new group added to our fold, “The Sons of CMW,” a dedicated group of men with the passion and construction skills required for the camp’s physical restoration. Friends of Camp Mary White ar e still seeking memorabilia, donors and old friends. For more information on the organization and current pictures of the 85th anniversary, go to our F a c e b ook page at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Friend s-of-Camp-Mary-White/131470037183 or contact us at cmwfriends@hotmail.com. Bob and Nancy Phillips Friends of Camp Mary White

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stand by them. The next day he is the pro-Palestinian in chief, dissing Israel’s president to the French president. (Remember when Obama belittled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a hot-mic moment after French President Nicolas Sarkozy said he “cannot bear Netanyahu; he’s a liar”? Obama replied, “You’re fed up with him, but I have to deal with him even more often than you.”) In 2010, The Jerusalem Post reported that only 10 percent of Jewish Israelis really believed that Obama is “more proIsraeli” than pro-Palestinian. With Egypt granting the Muslim Brotherhood’s rise to power, Syria percolating with chemical weapons — which some are saying were possibly smuggled from Saddam Hussein’s alleged surplus — Hezbollah perched in Lebanon and Hamas working internal affairs, Israel remains in the cross hairs of the Middle East thugs. Imagine the volatility that will reign in the Middle East during the next four years! And 43 percent of Americans really want to re-elect a U.S. president who, rather than come to the active aid of our greatest ally in the Middle East, disses Israeli leaders on French soil? Mark my words. America could very well aid and abet World War III with a leader like President Obama who is in his second term. Obama already has initiated that political momentum with his actions and inactions, but will we stand by and watch him carry it to fruition in a second term? Foreign dictators and other extremists are praying U.S. citizens re-elect Obama. The truth is that the world’s stability is buckling under the lethal combination of a militant Ahmadinejad and a passive Obama — one pushing for the annihilation of Israel and the other sitting back and waiting for it to happen, one creating the bomb and the other sitting back and watching while

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serious, end-stage disease may benefit from a new implant. The implant is a tiny telescopic lens that is surgically placed within the eye. It magnifies images and reduces the central blind spot, enabling people to recognize images in their straight-ahead vision. We have more information on AMD in our Special Health Report, “The Aging Eye.” (Learn more about this report at

Obamacare

Dear Editor, In reply to Kenda Willey’s letter printed July 27, I thought it might be beneficial to your readers to relay the information I have learned about Obamacare by reading part of the massive bill (Who could read 2,300 pages?), and listening to CSpan when the congressmen were discussing this bill. The bill contains 21 new taxes and 12 of them hit the poor and middle class. Most do not pertain to health care. Obama is taking $5 billion out of Medicare. The premium deducted from Social Security recipients is going from $96.40 a month this year to $247 a month in 2014. If you are over 70 and need medical care, your case will be reviewed by a panel in Washington, D.C., to see if they think you are worth enough to the government for them to pay for your care (hence, “death panels”). The balance of the $5 billion will come by paying less to doctors and hospitals, thus causing many doctors to find a new profession and definitely to quit accepting Medicare patients. Kenda does not sound old enough to worry about medicare, so she should know that a family of four making $30,000/year will have to pay $2,000 for medical care each year before Obamacare kicks in. This payment naturally goes up if you are making more money. The government will have access to all your financial information and can make electronic transfers from your accounts. I read this on two separate pages, one saying they could withdraw the premium from your bank account, and the next page stated all your financial information. It states in the bill that Muslims and union workers will not have to pay a premium. It will be free to them. The taxpayers will have to pay the retirements of union workers. Remember in the first stimulus Obama gave $8 billion to the unions. This was supposedly to pay retirement funds. Now watch the USPO, I am sure the taxpayers will have to pay the $5 billion they are now in default. I agree we need health care reform, but Obamacare is not a health care bill, but more of a destroy America bill. Remember, he made it effective in 2014 because he knew that he could never be re-elected if it was in effect and the people knew what was in it. Sincerely, Marion Riley Roswell the fuse is lit. Add to all that the Obama administration’s second-term plans to radically reduce the U.S. military! WorldNetDaily’s Jerusalem bureau chief, Aaron Klein, has just written (scheduled for release Aug. 14) a groundbreaking expose and borderline prophetic look into exactly what will happen in a second term with Obama. For example, in “Fool Me Twice: Obama’s Shocking Plans for the Next Four Years Exposed,” Klein details Obama’s second-ter m “large-scale reductions to the U.S. military. Some examples: Scaling back the size of all U.S. ground forces by 20 percent; reducing the Navy’s surface fleet by 20 percent; reducing the Air Force by two combat air wings; reducing the U.S. nuclear arsenal to no more than 292 deployed nuclear weapons and the complete elimination of the T rident II nuclear missile; the complete halt of all further missile defense development; the total cancelation of the second SSN-744 Virginia Class submarine.” Fellow Americans, America and the world need a U.S. president who will restore our economy and steady chaos in the world, not usher in Armageddon with his anti-Semitic, noncommittal, conciliatory, laissez-faire leadership. The very personage of the U.S. president should emanate deterrence, not indifference. We need a president who will honor the timeless traditional relationship between America and Israel and reciprocate a blessing back to the U.S. by simultaneously observing these eternal promises: “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem; they shall prosper that love thee!” “Blessed is everyone who blesses you, O Israel, and cursed is everyone who curses you.” Follow Chuck Norris through his official social media sites, on Twitter @chucknorris and Facebook’s “Official Chuck Norris Page.” He blogs at http://chucknorrisnews.blogspot.com. © 2012 Chuck Norris AskDoctorK.com, or call 877-649-9457 toll-free to order it.) Dry AMD progresses very slowly. As a result, people usually manage quite well even with some central vision loss. If the condition worsens, low-vision aids such as magnifying lenses or closed-circuit televisions can help maintain quality of life. (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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Daughter of early onset Alzheimer’s patient on genetic testing CONTRIBUTION BY STEFANIA SILVESTRI

Sufferers, caregivers and children of those affected by early onset Alzheimer’s disease (EOAD) share hardships unlike those of late onset. Yes, losing someone in this way is always difficult but it’s a difficulty not many of us face while we’re still young. Who can really understand what it’s like to be the daughter of a 50year -old man, who is tucked into bed at night by his 10-year-old daughter? And who can really know what a 50-year -old man feels as he is tucked into bed by his 10-year -old daughter? Young children of sufferers deal with this disease much differently than their adult counterparts. Anger, despair, and confusion are the feelings of caregivers. And yet, as children, our feelings are often paired with even darker emotions. One of which is the feeling that weighs heavier and more piercing than the rest—the feeling of fear. Will I be next? Will my siblings? Genetic testing can offer a glimpse into the future

for children of EOAD patients like my sisters and me. According to the National Institute of Aging, most cases of EOAD are familial, or genetic. If my father did in fact have a mutated gene, which was responsible for the development of his EOAD, then my sisters and I would have a 50% chance of developing the disease as well. Will any of us take this test in the future? It would certainly erase any mystery we might have of developing the disease later in life. But do I want to know? Will solving that mystery make me any less fearful? Perhaps that is why I became obsessed with psychics a year after my father passed away. I could not stop reading one such psychic’s book, which dealt with dying and claimed to know what it was really like when you died. She also gave hope that it was possible to speak to your dead loved ones—through her of course. I bought a book of hers and I was hooked. She would help me make peace with losing my father. Maybe she’d even tell me how my future looked. For

some reason, I was sure of it. My mother knew of my fascination with this psychic who often frequented the Montel Williams Show and it just so happened, my mother was at an auction where tickets to the show would be up for bids. And it just so happened she won two. I was so eager and so happy and so hopeful! I would be able to communicate with my father—or at least know how he really felt back then, during the years he couldn’t speak to us any longer. I could even have, perhaps, a bit of closure and be able to ask that dreaded question: Are my sisters or I next? Before taping, I was selected from the audience to ask the psychic a question, and almost passed out from anticipation as I waited for Montel to point at me and give me the chance to stand. But what I heard meant nothing to me. In response to my question of whether or not my dad had anything to say, the answers were without a doubt, empty of any inkling of my father. “He felt you all near

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Past President of New Mexico Wool Growers Inc. Pete Gnatkowski, of Ancho, shakes hands with NMWGI scholarship recipient J'Nae Wood, of Capitan.

Wood receives Wool Growers Scholarship J’Nae Wood, of Capitan, was awarded the New Mexico Wool Growers Inc. scholarship at the NMWGI’s recent annual meeting, held June 2426, in Ruidoso. “J’Nae has a bright future, and we are proud to be able to help her pursue her goals,” said Marc Kincaid, NMWGI president. “We look forward to hearing about her successes, both as a student and as a member of the agricultural industry.” Wood is a 2012 graduate of Capitan High School, and plans to attend New Mexico State University in the fall to study range management and agricultural education. Her future goals include teaching agricul-

ture in the public schools and/or owning a cattle ranch. While in high school, Wood was active in both 4-H and FFA, participating in wool judging, wildlife, scrapbooking, photography and archery. In 2011, she placed first in wool evaluation at the State FFA judging contest, and in 2012, placed second in the same contest. She credits 4-H and FFA for helping develop her leadership and public speaking skills, build her self-confidence, and prepare her for the future. Wood held numerous leadership positions in both organizations on the local, district and state levels, including New Mexico State 4-H Secre-

After School Program now enrolling

Family Resource and Referral’s After School Program is currently accepting enrollment forms for the 2012-13 year. The program is offered at Berrendo, Del Norte, El Capitan, Military Heights, Missouri Avenue, Monterrey, Nancy Lopez, Sunset, Valley View, and Washington Avenue Elementary Schools. It is open until 5:30 p.m. each school day. The After School Program is licensed by the state of New Mexico and provides children with nutritious snacks as well as fun-filled activities, games, music, art and crafts, time for homework, and relaxing. Full-day programs are offered on many school holidays and teacher development days. For more information, please call Family Resource and Referral Inc., at 623-9438 or stop by at 118 Fourth St.

DRAGONFLY FESTIVAL SEPT. 7-9

Bitterlake National Wildlife Refuge is already taking tour reservations for the 11th annual Dragonfly Festival, to take place Sept. 7-9 at the refuge, 4200 E. Pine Lodge Road. Come enjoy free family fun and free wildlife tours. Call the refuge visitor center at 625-4011 or visit friendsofbitterlake.com for more information.

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tary in 2011-2012. She was also active in the National Honor Society, Spanish Club and Cross Fire Youth Group. “Pursuing a college education gets more difficult and expensive each year,” Kincaid said. “We want to help and encourage all students, but especially those with an interest in agriculture, to ensure a strong future for the industry.” Each year, the NMWGI awards the $750 scholarship to a graduating high school senior at its annual summer meeting. Applicants must be active 4-H or FFA members and planning to major in an agricultural field at NMSU.

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him,” were the first words I remember hearing. Then: “He was met by a little boy with a mark on his face” was the steady mantra she kept repeating. As I was listening to her and realizing she was not going to give me what I wanted, and what I thought I needed, I looked down at my mother who quickly stood up. “Oh yeah, I think it was his uncle…” and then we sat down while I cried the rest of the taping. I was later edited out. Today, six years and zero stints with speaking to celebrity psychics later, it seems I can finally get at least one of my questions answered. Genetic testing affords me the possibility to sit as my father had years before, and hear my fate read to me from the other side of a desk in a doctor’s office. Though I could opt to have this knowledge, I choose not to. I do not want to know if the disease will affect me. I will instead live the life my father showed me how to live, mainly, in the ways of protecting myself financially should anything ever arise in the future. I need to save for that “rainy day” as though

perhaps, a torrential downpour could fall at any moment. In so doing, I know that even if I can’t ever hear his voice again, I will feel it, however much my fears themselves keep me back from ever really knowing what will happen. In the peace I’ve found since losing my father to that terrible illness, I realize there will always remain that fear I’ve had since the day he began to stutter. It was of course, just a fear of losing him that settled first. Now that he is gone, I know life will continue regardless of any pain that was suffered beforehand. I cannot control how I will live or how I will die—nor can I do the same for my sisters. What we can do is laugh, we can cry, we can scream from the top of our lungs and hang up on each other when we start to bicker. Though the fear of one day developing EOAD is not a feeling I will every fully come to grips with, it will be a feeling I can learn to manage. I will not sit with my legs nervously shaking, my fingers deftly picking the same small section of my thumb—Its sting I can already imagine—listening

Do you love the Hank the Cowdog books? Would you like to introduce John Erickson on Sept. 14 at the Roswell Convention and Visitors Bureau? Well now is your chance! Enter our video contest for a chance to introduce John Erickson at the event. Use your creativity, join your family, friends or enter by yourself and tell us why you should be the one selected! Prizes are: first place: introduce John Erickson and receive $100. Second place receives $75. Third place receives $50. How to Enter E-mail your video along with first and last name, telephone number and email address for contact person to johnericksoncontest@gmail.com or submit in DVD for mat to the

library’s administrative office. • Contact infor mation will be kept confidential. • First and last names of all people in a group presentation may be included with the entry, but is not required. • Failure to include contact infor mation will be cause for elimination from the contest. Judging Criteria • Telling your story, why introducing John Erickson is important to you • Level of entertainment • Creativity Rules 1. Any resident of Chaves County is eligible. 2. Groups or individuals may enter. 3. Each contestant may submit only one entry. 4. Entry can be no longer

for the moment when my life as I know it will come screeching to a halt. I know that knowing or not knowing will not bring me any more peace than what I’ve already found—in not knowing.

Stefania Silvestri received her BA in English from the University of Missouri, Columbia and her MFA in Creative Writing, Nonfiction from Emerson College. She is the recipient of Emerson’s 2011 Dean’s Award for Best Thesis for Beside the Mountain and has participated in numerous charity events for the Alzheimer’s Association. At age 14, her father was diagnosed with dementia and she, along with her sisters and mother, became his caregiver. She has taught English Composition and Grammatical Writing at Pine Manor College and at The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She is currently an Academic English Instructor at Kings Colleges where she teaches English to international students. Website: Stefania-Silvestri.com.

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than two minutes. Any entry over the time limit will be eliminated.

5. You agree by your submission that you will be available to introduce John Erickson on Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at the event. 6. Submittal of your entry grants to Friends of the Roswell Public Library and/or the Roswell Public Library sole ownership of the video to use as deemed appropriate. 7. All entries must be submitted by 6 p.m. on Aug. 24.

8. The winning entries will be notified no later than Aug. 31. Prizes will be awarded at the event.

People Living Through Cancer new members

ALBUQUERQUE—Nina K. Chavez, Larry Green, Mary Sabatini and Christopher Quintana joined the People Living Through Cancer (PLTC) board of directors in the past three months. Chavez, Green, Sabatini and Quintana join eight PLTC board members, including President Laurel Babcock, a board member since 2010. Green, the treasurer and CFO of the Samaritan Counseling Center, joined the board in June of this year as treasurer. Sabatini, who was welcomed to the board as secretary, is a retired credit administration officer and United Way volunteer who came to the board in May of this year. Chavez MBA, SPHR, the director of operations and human resources at the New Mexico Cancer Center, also joined in May. Quintana, who became a board member in July, comes to PLTC as one of six vice presidents of the Rio Grande chapter of the American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) and an employee of the United States Air Force. “We are thrilled to welcome such a diverse group of accomplished individuals

to our board,” Leslie Slow Kaufman, executive director of PLTC, said. “We are grateful that the community is interested and invested in the growth and expansion of PLTC.” In addition to announcing these board members, PLTC re-welcomes board member Robert Mallin, M.D., former PLTC board president and member, who rejoined the board in August 2011. Mallin has represented PLTC since 1997 on the New Mexico Cancer Council (NMCC), a public/private partnership working to reduce the burden of cancer in New Mexico. People Living Through Cancer, a not-forprofit organization, connects and supports cancer survivors and caregivers by transforming shared individual experiences into enduring hope. PL TC began with five women in Albuquerque in 1983 and has expanded to a multi-person staff and a dedicated board of directors. PLTC, with the help of volunteers across New Mexico, offers support groups in Albuquerque and seven other cities. For more information, visit pltc.org.


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ENMU-R’s Vineyard named to Medical Assisting Education Review Board Cheryl Vineyard, medical assisting instructor and director of the Medical Assisting, Medical Coding, and Phlebotomy programs at Eastern New Mexico UniversityRoswell, has been appointed to the Medical Assisting Education Review Board. Vineyard’s appointment initial begins Jan. 1, 2013, and will continue for two years. She is then eligible to reapply for appointment for an additional two years, with a maximum of four terms. Vineyard’s first meeting will be in February 2013 in Tempe, Ariz. The primary function of the MAERB is to evaluate post-secondary medical assisting programs to determine their substantial compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Medical Assisting Pro-

grams adopted by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs and the American Association of Medical Assistants. The MAERB recommends programs to CAAHEP for accreditation based on this review. As a MAERB member, Vineyard will be attending at least two face-to-face meetings each year, usually in January or February and July or August. In her appointment letter to Vineyard, Cheryl B. Startzell, MAERB chairwoman, said she appreciated her willingness to volunteer her time and expertise as a member of the board. “Your commitment to promoting quality education for medical assistants is commendable,” said Startzell. Last year, Vineyard received the Golden Apple

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Award from the American Association of Medical Assistants. The award is presented to one medical assisting educator in the U.S. in recognition of outstanding dedication to and accomplishments in the field of medical assisting education. Vineyard established the Medical Assisting program at ENMU-R in 1996. Since that time, the program has continued to thrive and grow, graduating more than 400 qualified, trained practitioners. The diverse program serves all ages, genders, and ethnic groups. Vineyard has been involved with the AAMA for 35 years and has served on the board of trustees and as national president. She has received both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from ENMU.

PEARCE ANNOUNCES ROSWELL JOB FAIR ROSWELL—Congressman Steve Pearce announced that he will be co-hosting a job fair in Roswell on Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. “Jobs continue to be my top priority,” said Pearce. “This will be the seventh job fair I have hosted during this session of Congress, and after the success of other job fairs across New Mexico’s 2nd Con-

BRIDGE WINNERS

The Pecos Valley Duplicate Bridge Club has announced its winners for the week of July 15-21. Monday, July 16- 4 tables First place overall winners were Rose Caldwell and Claribel Marshall; in second, James Valdez and James Perkowski; in third Marion Riley and Mary Ann Bosch. Thursday, July 19 - 4

gressional District, I look forward to participating in another one to connect employers with job seekers.” Pearce encourages local businesses looking to hire to participate in the job fair. Booths for employers are free, and all businesses wanting to register for a booth at the job fair can call 1-855-4-PEARCE. Job-seekers are advised to come early, bring copies of a current resume, and be prepared for an on-site interview.

tables First place north-south winners were Barbara Leonard and Elaine Hanson; in second, Peter Yeaton and Marion Riley; in third, Claribel Marshall and Mary Ann Bosch. Saturday, July 21 - 5 tables First place north-south winners were Rose Caldwell and Pat Davidson; in sec-

ond, Sally Stockton and Jewel Harp. First place east-west winners were Kay Rogers and Mary Ann Bosch; in second, Nancy L ynd and Arthur Brown.

Anyone interested in playing duplicate bridge is invited to call Arthur Brown at 627-2268

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WHITLEY HONORED BY PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

Heather Whitley of the Lawrence Liver more National Laboratory and 1998 graduate of Roswell High School was recently honored by President Barack Obama, who named her one of 96 researchers to receive the Presidential Early Career Awards for

Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States gover nment on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. “Discoveries in science and technology not only

strengthen our economy, they inspire us as people,” Obama said. “The impressive accomplishments of today’s awardees so early in their careers promise even greater advances in the years ahead.”


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

ARIES (March 21-April 19) # # # Talks in the morning, though somewhat good, will blossom in the afternoon, if you wait. You have a tendency to go to extremes as the day goes on. You might want to put a hunch on the back burner for a while. Return calls before making plans. Tonight: Hang with friends. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) # # # # You wake up feeling great, but note an energy change later today. Your finances play a big role in what happens. A friend means well but comes up with a somewhat dubious idea that he or she thinks is great. Practice saying “no.” Tonight: Treat time. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) #### Don’t even think about your mor ning. No matter what conversation you are a part of, you might feel as if you are tired or aren’t right on top of things. Don’t worry. By late afternoon, you’ll feel great — just in time for a wild weekend! Tonight: All smiles. CANCER (June 21-July 22) # # # # Sit back and understand what is happening with a friend. Avoid getting too much into the ideas surrounding a new theory or a potential trip. Brainstorm with a respected authority about money. You still might need some time before making a decision. Tonight: Assume a low profile. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) ##### You are in tune with your needs, and it

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appears others are, too. Focus on the possibilities of working with a partner. You might not be totally straightforward, or you could choose not to reveal the whole story. Do this, and you’ll succeed in confusing the situation. Tonight: Where the crowds are. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) #### Take a stand. You could be relating on a one-on-one level. What you hear and what someone is thinking could be quite different. When you are in a conversation, be sure to clarify information. You will note that you both are on different pages. Tonight: Work late. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ##### Keep reaching out for more information. You need to gain a broader perspective than what you have. Through detachment, you'll see a solution that could make everyone

happy. Prioritize in order to get projects done. Take a walk to relieve stress. Tonight: Read between the lines. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) # # # # One-on-one relating proves to be most satisfying. What you believe to be a short meeting could become quite a fun gettogether. You can justify taking so much time, as it is Friday. Schedule some time with a loved one later today. Tonight: Togetherness is the theme. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21) #### Listen and decide if you can go along with others’ plans or suggestions. You might want to get down to the basics of a situation, but others are not in the mood. Stay centered in what works well for you. Tonight: Assume the role of party animal. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19) #### You might want to be creative and

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open to new ideas. Allow more clarity in a discussion about plans. You like to keep the veil of excitement over upcoming events. Understand that this mystery might be most unappealing. Tonight: Out and about. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ##### Allow your cre-

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ativity to flow. You’ll come up with unusual ideas that others will admire. You might want to use care with your finances. You easily can make a mistake when counting your charge or signing a bogus agreement. Tonight: Let the fun begin. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) #### Listen to news

that is forthcoming. You have a way with a family member or roommate that makes this person more inclined to say “yes” to one of your ideas. You might have difficulty understanding or ascertaining all the details. Tonight: Happily head home.


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CENTER MLB American League New York 4, Detroit 3 Tampa Bay 7, Toronto 1 Kansas City 8, Baltimore 2 Cleveland 5, Boston 3 National League New York 6, Miami 1 St. Louis 3, San Francisco 1 Arizona 6, Pittsburgh 3 Chicago 5, Cincinnati 3 Washington 5, Houston 0 NFL Washington 7, Buffalo 6 Baltimore 31, Atlanta 17 New England 7, New Orleans 6 Philadelphia 24, Pittsburgh 23 San Diego 21, Green Bay 13 Denver 31, Chicago 3 PGA PGA Championship First-round leaderboard Carl Pettersson ...............66 (-6) Gary Woodland ...............67 (-5) Rory McIlroy ....................67 (-5) G. Fernandez-Castano....67 (-5) Alex Noren ......................67 (-5) John Daly ........................68 (-4) Geoff Ogilvy ....................68 (-4) Keegan Bradley...............68 (-4) Joost Luiten.....................68 (-4) Aaron Baddeley...............68 (-4) Adam Scott......................68 (-4) Scott Piercy .....................68 (-4) Graeme McDowell...........68 (-4) WOMEN’S BASKETBALL United States 86, Australia 73 France 81, Russia 64 WOMEN’S SOCCER United States 2, Japan 1 Canada 1, France 0

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The United States players pose for photographs after winning the gold medal in the women's soccer final against Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday.

WEMBLEY, England (AP) — Abby Wambach didn’t put on her “Greatness Has Been Found” T -shirt right away. She instead strayed from her teammates and knelt alone at midfield — and cried into a U.S. flag. Yes, greatness has been found. And payback has been achieved. The Americans are again on top

of the women’s soccer world. They won their third straight Olympic gold medal Thursday, beating Japan 2-1 in a rematch of last year’s World Cup final and avenging the most painful loss in their history. Carli Lloyd scored early in both halves, Hope Solo leaped and dived to make saves, and the entire ros-

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ter found the redemption it had been seeking since that penalty kick shootout loss in Germany last summer. Before 80,203 fans at Wembley Stadium, a record for a women’s soccer game at the Olympics, the teams put on a back-and-forth, don’t-turn-your-head soccer showcase, proving again that these are

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the two premier teams in the world. Women’s soccer is still in its formative stages in Britain, but the match proved more than worthy for the hallowed grounds of the beautiful game. Back home, America was paying See GOLD, Page B2

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Phil Mickelson chips to the third green during the first round of the PGA Championship on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Thursday.

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Jacquie Best, left, and her horse Aint It Amazin placed eighth in the 3-year-old gelding halter class world competition at the American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship held in Oklahoma City on Aug. 4. With the Top 10 finish, Best left Oklahoma City with an AQHYA Top 10 jacket and belt buckle. Best, a Goddard alumni and a member of the Pecos Valley Horseman, also placed in the Top 5 at the 2007 Pinto World Show.

Pettersson in front by 1 at PGA KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The breakthrough moment Thursday wasn’t just the sun shining over Kiawah Island. It was Carl Pettersson breaking 70 for the first time in 21 tries at the PGA Championship to

take the lead, Rory McIlroy flashing that boyish smile and bashing tee shots. And yes, even John Daly showing there might be

CHICAGO (AP) — Peyton Manning’s first appearance with the Denver Broncos was brief and a bit uneven. Manning got intercepted near the goal line on the game’s opening possession and watched from the sideline the rest of the way as Denver beat the Chicago Bears 31-3 in the preseason opener on Thursday night. All eyes were on Manning and the results were

mixed for the four -time MVP. Considering he missed all of last season with a nerve injury in his neck that weakened his throwing arm and led to his tearful farewell from the Indianapolis Colts, it was hardly a surprise. Manning is trying to show he still has something left with Denver (No. 10 in the AP Pro32), and all things considered, coach John Fox was impressed. “He was remarkable,” Fox said. “He came back, he’s worked very hard. He

Manning uneven in first appearance with Broncos

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LEFT: Denver’s Peyton Manning (18) passes against the Chicago Bears in the first half of their game, Thursday.

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attention — just as it was last year and despite all the other Olympic events. Even President Barack Obama, while visiting the U.S. Olympic Committee’s training center in Colorado Springs, Colo., offered a “special shoutout” to the women’s team for its victory. At the final whistle, Solo found herself enveloped in a group-hug celebration that unleashed a year of bottled-up frustration. Many of the players paraded with the flag and put on the celebratory T shirts. Wambach, the outspoken cocaptain who missed the Beijing Games with a broken leg, was always the player most impassioned about the mission to get the Americans back atop the

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podium. She spoke of “nightmares” from the Japan defeat, and now they’ve been replaced by tears of happiness. The loudest of cheers erupted when she received her gold medal, and she was the only one to get a hug from American IOC member Angela Ruggiero, who draped the medal around Wambach’s neck. The U.S. team has won four of the five Olympic titles since women’s soccer was introduced at the 1996 Atlanta Games, taking second place at the 2000 Games in Sydney. Settling for silver, the Japanese players huddled together in defeat, with coach Norio Sasaki trying to encourage them. Karina Maruyama was inconsolable. Aya Miyama bowed her head and Asuna Tanaka wiped away tears. But they were all smiles when they re-emerged for the medal ceremony, bouncing their way to

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another cycle left in that up-and-down career. Pettersson, a winner earlier this year in South Carolina down the coast at Hilton Head, got the best of the weather on a steamy day on the Ocean Course and did not waste the opportunity. He made three birdies in four holes, never dropped a shot and wound up with a 6-under 66. “There really wasn’t much wind on the front nine, so I knew I had to keep going low because I figured the wind would get up,” Pettersson said. “The wind started blowing a little bit on the back nine, and I carried on solid play. So it was a great day for me.” It was a good day for Tiger Woods, nothing more. Despite having to get up-and-down for bogey on three holes, he made enough birdie putts for a 69, a reasonable start as he tries to end the longest drought of his career in the majors. This is his 14th

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American League At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L New York . . . . . . . . . .65 46 Baltimore . . . . . . . . . .60 52 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . .59 52 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .55 58 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .53 58 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .60 50 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .60 52 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .52 60 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .49 62 Kansas City . . . . . . . .48 63 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . .65 45 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . .60 51 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .59 53 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . .51 62

Pct GB .586 — .536 5 1⁄2 .532 6 .487 11 .477 12

Pct GB .545 — .536 1 .464 9 1 .441 11 ⁄2 1 .432 12 ⁄2 Pct GB .591 — .541 5 1⁄2 .527 7 .451 15 1⁄2

Wednesday’s Games Cleveland 6, Minnesota 2 Texas 10, Boston 9 Oakland 9, L.A. Angels 8 N.Y. Yankees 12, Detroit 8 Baltimore 9, Seattle 2 Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 2 Kansas City 2, Chicago White Sox 1 Thursday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 4, Detroit 3 Tampa Bay 7, Toronto 1 Cleveland 5, Boston 3 Kansas City 8, Baltimore 2 Friday’s Games Boston (Buchholz 9-3) at Cleveland (Seddon 0-0), 5:05 p.m. Kansas City (Hochevar 7-9) at Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 3-2), 5:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 5-5) at Toronto (R.Romero 8-8), 5:07 p.m. Detroit (Scherzer 10-6) at Texas (Feldman 6-6), 6:05 p.m. Oakland (McCarthy 6-3) at Chicago White Sox (Floyd 8-9), 6:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Hellickson 6-7) at Minnesota (De Vries 2-2), 6:10 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 10-5) at L.A. Angels (E.Santana 5-10), 8:05 p.m. Saturday’s Games N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, 11:07 a.m. Boston at Cleveland, 4:05 p.m. Kansas City at Baltimore, 5:05 p.m. Oakland at Chicago White Sox, 5:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 5:10 p.m. Detroit at Texas, 6:05 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Angels, 7:05 p.m. Sunday’s Games Boston at Cleveland, 11:05 a.m. N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, 11:07 a.m. Kansas City at Baltimore, 11:35 a.m. Oakland at Chicago White Sox, 12:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 12:10 p.m. Detroit at Texas, 1:05 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Angels, 1:35 p.m.

National League At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Washington . . . . . . . .69 43 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .64 47 New York . . . . . . . . . .54 58 Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 61 Philadelphia . . . . . . . .50 61 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . .66 46 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . .63 48 St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . .61 51 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .51 59 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .44 66 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .36 77 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L San Francisco . . . . . .61 51 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .60 52 Arizona . . . . . . . . . . .57 55 San Diego . . . . . . . . .49 64 Colorado . . . . . . . . . .40 69

Wednesday’s Games Milwaukee 3, Cincinnati 2 San Diego 2, Chicago Cubs 0 Pittsburgh 7, Arizona 6 Atlanta 12, Philadelphia 6 Miami 13, N.Y. Mets 0 Washington 4, Houston 3 San Francisco 15, St. Louis 0 L.A. Dodgers 6, Colorado 4 Thursday’s Games N.Y. Mets 6, Miami 1 St. Louis 3, San Francisco 1 Arizona 6, Pittsburgh 3 Chicago Cubs 5, Cincinnati 3 Washington 5, Houston 0

Pct GB .616 — .577 4 1⁄2 .482 15 .455 18 1 .450 18 ⁄2

Pct GB .589 — .568 2 1⁄2 .545 5 .464 14 .400 21 .319 30 1⁄2 Pct GB .545 — .536 1 .509 4 .434 12 1⁄2 .367 19 1⁄2

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the podium. Lloyd’s goals came in eighth and 54th minutes, making it four goals in the tournament for the midfielder who lost her long-held starting job weeks before the Olympics. She got back on the field when Shannon Boxx injured her hamstring in the opening game and started every game since. Yuki Ogimi answered in the 63rd minute, and Mana Iwabuchi nearly had the equalizer in the 83rd — stripping the ball from captain Christie Rampone and swooping in on Solo — only to be thwarted when the goalie flung her entire body to the left to push the shot away. Throughout the game, Japan perhaps played just as beautifully as the Americans, using speed and discipline to dominate possession and scoring chances for long stretches. The Japanese were unfortunate not to have a

major since he won his last one in 2008, and the last one of an otherwise good season. “Anything in the 60s is going to be a good start in a major championship,” Woods said. “And I’m right there.” He had plenty of company, some players who had not been heard from in a while, others that were all too familiar. Gary Woodland, who started the season with a new coach (Butch Harmon) and injured himself working too hard on the changes, is feeling better and hitting it longer than ever. He opened with a 67, as did McIlroy and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano. “I drove the ball the best I’ve driven it all year,” Woodland said, one of the most powerful players in the game. “And when I drive it like that, I’m playing a game that most guys can’t play out here.” Daly made an eagle on the par-5 11th hole and was in the group at 68 that included former U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy and defending PGA champion Keegan Bradley, who had a birdieeagle start before he settled into his round.

Friday’s Games Cincinnati (Bailey 9-7) at Chicago Cubs (Germano 1-1), 12:20 p.m. San Diego (Volquez 7-8) at Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 10-5), 5:05 p.m. St. Louis (Lohse 12-2) at Philadelphia (Halladay 5-6), 5:05 p.m. Atlanta (Maholm 9-7) at N.Y. Mets (Harvey 1-2), 5:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 9-6) at Miami (Buehrle 9-10), 5:10 p.m. Milwaukee (M.Rogers 0-1) at Houston (B.Norris 5-9), 6:05 p.m. Washington (Strasburg 12-5) at Arizona (Cahill 9-9), 7:40 p.m. Colorado (Chatwood 1-2) at San Francisco (Lincecum 6-11), 8:35 p.m. Saturday’s Games Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, 2:05 p.m. Colorado at San Francisco, 2:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Houston, 5:05 p.m. San Diego at Pittsburgh, 5:05 p.m. St. Louis at Philadelphia, 5:05 p.m. Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 5:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Miami, 5:10 p.m. Washington at Arizona, 6:10 p.m. Sunday’s Games L.A. Dodgers at Miami, 11:10 a.m. San Diego at Pittsburgh, 11:35 a.m. St. Louis at Philadelphia, 11:35 a.m. Milwaukee at Houston, 12:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, 12:20 p.m. Colorado at San Francisco, 2:05 p.m. Washington at Arizona, 2:10 p.m. Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 6:05 p.m.

Olympics

Roundup: Bolt leads Jamaican sweep of 200-meter medals

Usain Bolt greeted the excited crowd with a royal wave when he was introduced Thursday night. Turns out the sprint king was also waving goodbye to his competition. Bolt blew away the field in the 200-meter final, easing up as he crossed the finish line in 19.32 seconds to become the only man with two Olympic titles in the event. With camera flashes dotting the seats throughout Olympic Stadium, Bolt repeated the 100-200 double he produced at the Beijing Games, leading a Jamaican sweep. Training partner and pal Yohan Blake was second in 19.44, and Warren Weir got the bronze in 19.84, nearly a half-second behind the champion. “I’ve done something that no one has done before, which is defend my double title. Back-to-back for me,” Bolt said. “I would say I’m the greatest.” The 6-foot-5 Bolt celebrated with a couple push-ups and also grabbed a camera from someone in the photographers’ well and trained it at the group who were clicking away. Bolt’s victory dominated the track and field schedule, but American women were all over the London Games — helping the U.S. run its lead in the medals table to 90-80 over China. American teenager Claressa Shields danced, brawled and even stuck out her tongue. She also managed to win the first middleweight gold medal in women’s Olympic boxing. The 17-year-old Shields, from Flint, Mich., was too much for Russian opponent Nadezda Torlopova, posting a 19-12 victory in the final. “This was something I wanted for a long time, even when boxing wasn’t going all right, even when my life wasn’t going all right,” said Shields, who found sanctuary in a boxing gym during a rough childhood. “All I wanted was a gold medal, and I kept working towards it, even when people were saying I couldn’t do it. I’m too young. I couldn’t do it. There were girls who were going to beat me because of better experience, more experience. I proved them all wrong.” Maggie Steffens scored five times and the U.S. women’s water polo team beat Spain 8-5 to take the Olympic tournament for the first time. The American volleyball squad beat South Korea in straight sets and will go for its first indoor women’s gold when it faces Brazil on Saturday in a rematch of the 2008 final. Coach Geno Auriemma and the basketball team also moved into the gold-medal match one day after Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won an all-American final in beach volleyball. Not to be outdone, the American men took the top two spots in the men’s decathlon (Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee) and triple jump (Christian Taylor and Will Claye), raising the U.S. track and field total with three days to go to 24 medals. The other big winner Thursday night was Kenya’s David Rudisha, who set a world

Roswell Daily Record penalty kick awarded in the first half for a clear hand ball by U.S. midfielder Tobin Heath, who stuck out her left arm to stop a free kick inside the area. Japan also had two shots hit the crossbar, one off the left hand of a leaping Solo, who was kept constantly busy for the first time this tournament. The closest the U.S. came to doubling the lead in the first 45 minutes came when Azusa Iwashimizu attempted to clear a routine ball played in front of the net — and headed it off the post. Lloyd’s first goal began with a run by Heath down the left side. She fed Alex Morgan, who settled the ball near the goal line, spun and chipped it toward Wambach. Wambach raised her left foot for the shot, but Lloyd charged in and got to it first, her strong running header beating goalkeeper Miho Fukumoto from 6 yards out. Lloyd extended the lead with a

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hasn’t played football in (almost) two years. I thought it was a good first drive in these conditions — it was sloppy. It was sloppy by the receivers as far as the conditions, but I thought it was a very good first outing.” On a cool and rainy night, Manning completed 4 of 7 passes for 44 yards, but didn’t have to contend with Julius Peppers or Brian Urlacher. He had all the time he needed, too, so it remains to be seen how he’ll handle a big hit. But even with little pressure, he still was a bit off target against Chicago (No. 11 tie). On the game’s first play from scrimmage, his pass was broken up by Chicago’s Lance Briggs, and his second was nearly picked off, too. The Bears’ Geno Hayes tipped the ball near midfield, but Jacob Tamme hauled it in for a 12-yard gain to the Chicago 39. After a short run by Willis McGahee,

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record while winning the 800 meters in 1:40.91. Among the track finals on tap for Friday is the men’s 4x400-meter relay, which took on added intrigue with Oscar Pistorius and South Africa making the field and a gutsy preliminary performance by Manteo Mitchell of the U.S. The man known as “Blade Runner” because of his carbon-fiber prosthetics will get a chance to run for an Olympic medal after officials accepted South Africa’s protest over a collision and awarded an extra spot in the final. Pistorius already is the first amputee to compete on a Summer Games track. Mitchell was halfway through the opening lap of the relay heat when he felt something pop in his left leg. He managed to keep going and helped the Americans tie for first with the Bahamas in 2:58.87. A few hours later, doctors told him he had a broken leg. “I heard it and I felt it,” Mitchell told The Associated Press. “But I figured it’s what almost any person would’ve done in that situation.” The rest of the Olympic action Thursday:

BASKETBALL The U.S. women’s team faced its first challenge of the Olympics, and found a way to advance. Trailing early in the second half, Auriemma turned to his Olympic rookies and the group — led by Tina Charles and Lindsay Whalen — pressured Australia into turnovers and bad shots. That led to a pivotal scoring run in the third quarter of an 8673 victory. The Americans, seeking a fifth straight gold medal, next play France in a matchup of unbeaten teams. It will be the first time the two teams have played in the Olympics. Lauren Jackson finished with 14 points for Australia. Edwige Lawson-Wade had 18 points to lead France to an 81-64 victory over Russia in the other semi.

CYCLING - BMX Defending champion Maris Strombergs of Latvia eased into the semifinals after escaping an avalanche of crashes at the London Velopark. Strombergs was among eight riders who advanced after three qualifying runs. World champion Sam Willoughby of Australia had to complete two more runs before sealing his own spot in the semis.

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There were more than 20 crashes throughout the day. The London Olympic course, with its big jumps and tight corners, has proved to be one of the most difficult in the world. Time trial world champion Connor Fields of the United States was unbeaten after three runs and also qualified directly for the next round.

SWIMMING Eva Risztov of Hungary led most of the way in a grueling open water marathon at Hyde Park, holding off a desperate bid to chase her down by American Haley Anderson. The big crowd was hoping for a gold medal from world champion Keri-anne Payne, but the British swimmer finished fourth. Risztov beat Anderson by four-tenths of a second after nearly two hours of racing around The Serpentine. The winner climbed out of the water, smiling and looking fresh. She even flexed for the big crowd. Risztov retired from swimming after the 2004 Olympics, upset with her results and tired of the pool. She eventually decided to give open water a try, and it sure worked out in a big way. Martina Grimaldi of Italy got the bronze in the 10-kilometer race.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL Germany’s Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann beat reigning world champions Alison and Emanuel of Brazil 23-21, 16-21, 16-14 in the men’s final. It was the first gold medal for a European team in a sport that has been dominated by the Brazilians and Americans. Brazil saved three match points to tie it after falling behind 14-11. But needing to win by two in the third set, Germany took a 1514 lead and then won it when Emanuel’s spike landed just wide of the sideline. Janis Smedins and Martins Plavins of Latvia took the bronze.

DIVING Chen Ruolin of China won the women’s 10-meter platform gold, easily defending her title from Beijing. Chen totaled 422.30 points during the five-dive final, winning by a 55.80-point margin. She earlier won gold in the 10-meter synchronized and swept the platform events for the second consecutive games. China has won six of seven diving gold medals with only the men’s platform remain-

TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Friday, Aug. 10 AUTO RACING 10 a.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Sprint Cup Series at The Glen, at Watkins Glen, N.Y. Noon SPEED — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for Zippo 200, at Watkins Glen, N.Y. 2 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, “Happy Hour Series,” final practice for Sprint Cup Series at The Glen, at Watkins Glen, N.Y. BOXING 8 p.m. ESPN2 — Lightweights, Darley Perez (25-0-0) vs. Baha Mamadjonov (11-0-0), at Cabazon, Calif. GOLF 11 a.m. TNT — PGA of America, PGA Championship, second round, at Kiawah Island, S.C. 1 p.m. TGC — USGA, U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, quarterfinal matches, at Cleveland LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL 9 a.m. ESPN — Playoffs, Mid-Atlantic Regional semifinal, teams TBD, at Bristol, Conn. 11 a.m. ESPN — Playoffs, Great Lakes Regional final, teams TBD, at Indianapolis 1 p.m. ESPN — Playoffs, Mid-Atlantic Regional semifinal,

20-yard right-footer just inside the left post after a run from midfield through the heart of the Japanese defense. Ogimi soon cut the deficit to one after a mad scramble in front of the net. Rampone saved a shot off the line, but the ball went to Homare Sawa, who fed Ogimi for the tap-in. Another scramble followed after U.S. defender Amy LePeilbet saved yet another shot off the line in the 74th minute, but this time her teammates were able to corral the ball before a Japanese player could pounce on it. Boxx was back in the starting lineup after missing four games with the hamstring injury. Lauren Cheney, who injured an ankle in the semifinals, began the game on the bench for the first time this tournament. Canada won the bronze earlier Thursday, beating France 1-0 at Coventry.

Manning found Eric Decker on the left for 10 yards. A 19-yarder to Decker a few plays later put the ball on the 14, and the Broncos looked like they were poised to score. Instead, on third down at the 12, Manning got picked off when Denver’s Brandon Stokley deflected a pass and Major Wright dived for the interception at the 2. Wright then left the game with a hamstring injury. Manning was finished for the night, too, and that brought the biggest story to a close. Another big angle never materialized. That was the Jay Cutler-Brandon Marshall reunion. They put up big numbers in Denver and they’re back together after the Bears (No. 11 tie) acquired Marshall from Miami. That blockbuster trade gave Cutler the go-to target he’s lacked since he arrived from the Broncos and sent expectations soaring in Chicago after a disappointing 8-8 finish. But instead of a first look, fans got a rain check.

ing. Brittany Broben, a 16-year-old from Australia competing in her first Olympics, took the silver at 366.50. Pandelela Pamg of Malaysia was third.

SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING Russia led the technical routine of the team event — as expected. Russia has won this event at the past three Olympics. Featuring Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina, the pair that won the duet Tuesday, it collected a near-perfect 98.1 points. The favorites competed to a Russian dance routine composed by Denis Garnizov, as Prince William’s wife, Kate, looked on from the crowd. China was next with 97.0 points and Spain finished third with 96.2 points. Medals will be handed out after Friday’s free routines, with points from both days added up.

CANOE SPRINT The quartet of Tate Smith, Dave Smith, Murray Stewart and Jacob Clear gave Australia a lift with a surprising wire-to-wire win in the men’s 1,000-meter K-4. It was Australia’s first team gold in canoe sprint — and took its overall tally in London to six after wins by cyclist Anna Meares, 100-meter hurdler Sally Pearson and sailors Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen in the past three days. Germany collected two more victories, with Tina Dietze and Franziska Weber taking the women’s 500-meter K-2 and Peter Kretschmer and Kurt Kuschela winning the men’s double canoe sprint 1,000. Danuta Kozak won her second gold of the regatta for Hungary, grabbing the top spot in the women’s single kayak 500-meter sprint.

GYMNASTICS - RHYTHMIC Daria Dmitrieva upstaged fellow Russian Evgeniya Kanaeva, taking advantage of the defending Olympic champion’s mistake in her hoop routine to top the standings halfway through individual qualifying. With 57.80 points, Dmitrieva is 0.175 points ahead of Kanaeva going into Friday’s qualifying session with the ribbon and clubs. Liubou Charkashnya of Belarus was third. Russia continued its big day in group qualifying, taking the lead over three-time world champion Italy. Russia, seeking its fourth straight Olympic title, scored 28.375 points for its routine with five balls, while Italy was .275 points behind.

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teams TBD, at Bristol, Conn. 3 p.m. ESPN2 — Playoffs, West Regional semifinal, teams TBD, at San Bernardino, Calif. 5 p.m. ESPN — Playoffs, Southeast Regional final, teams TBD, at Warner Robins, Ga. 7 p.m. ESPN — Playoffs, West Regional semifinal, teams TBD, at San Bernardino, Calif. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 12:20 p.m. WGN — Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs 5 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Atlanta at N.Y. Mets or L.A. Dodgers at Miami OLYMPICS 6 a.m. NBCSN — LIVE: men’s basketball, semifinals; men’s boxing, semifinals; SAME-DAY TAPE: wrestling, freestyle; women’s field hockey: Gold Medal final, Bronze Medal; taekwondo, Gold Medal finals, at London 7 a.m. TELEMUNDO — LIVE: men’s soccer, Bronze Medal; SAME-DAY TAPE: men’s basketball, semifinals; gymnastics, rhythmic; men’s boxing, semifinals; men’s volleyball, semifinals; synchronized swimming, team Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 8 a.m. MSNBC — LIVE: men’s soccer, Bronze Medal; men’s volleyball, semifinal; SAME-DAY TAPE: wrestling, freestyle repechages; LIVE: men’s handball, semifinals, at London NBC — LIVE: men’s water polo, semifinal; SAME-

COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended free agent minor league RHP Bryan Berglund, Pittsburgh minor league LHP Zackry Dodson and Miami minor league RHP Mathew Milroy 50 games for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Selected the contract of SS Manny Machado from Bowie (EL). Optioned RHP Steve Johnson to Norfolk (IL). Transferred INF Brian Roberts to the 60-day DL. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Placed DH Travis Hafner on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 6. Recalled INF Jason Donald from Columbus (IL). Released OF Johnny Damon and RHP Jeremy Accadro. Fired pitching coach Scott Radinsky. Named Ruben Niebla interim pitching coach. DETROIT TIGERS — Assigned OF Don Kelly outright to Toledo (IL). TAMPA BAY RAYS — Assigned 3B Brooks Conrad outright to Durham (IL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Placed 3B Brett Lawrie on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 4. National League CINCINNATI REDS — Reinstated C Devin Mesoraco from the 7-day DL. Optioned C Dioner Navarro to Louisville (IL). HOUSTON ASTROS — Designated INF Brian Bixler for assignment. LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Optioned OF/1B Jerry Sands to Albuquerque (PCL). Announced OF Bobby Abreu cleared outright waivers and accepted assignment to Albuquerque. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Traded INF Tyler Greene to Houston for a player to be named or cash considerations. SAN DIEGO PADRES — Optioned C Eddy Rodriguez to Tucson (PCL). Recalled C Nick Hundley from Tucson. FOOTBALL National Football League SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Waived TE Patrick Doyle and OT John Cullen. Signed OT Anthony Davis and OT Michael Toudouze to one-year contracts. Canadian Football League EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed DL Claude Wroten. COLLEGE CASTLETON STATE — Promoted Josh Englebretson to head trainer. CLEMSON — Announced the retirement of athletic director Terry Don Phillips, effective July 2013. HOBART — Named Kyle O’Laughlin outside linebackers coach and Drake Woodard wide receivers coach. PFEIFFER — Named Chelsea Marshall women’s assistant lacrosse coach. RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE — Named Josh Silva men’s assistant soccer coach.

DAY TAPE: gymnastics, rhythmic; synchronized swimming, team Gold Medal final; LIVE: wrestling, freestyle Gold Medal finals; SAME-DAY TAPE: men’s swimming, marathon; canoeing, sprint, at London 10 a.m. NBC BASKETBALL — Men’s, semifinals, at London 12:45 p.m. NBC SOCCER — Men’s, Bronze Medal, at Cardiff, Wales 3 p.m. CNBC — Men’s boxing, semifinals, at London (same-day tape) 6 p.m. NBC — Track and field, Gold Medal finals: men’s 4 x 400m relay, men’s pole vault, women’s 4 x 100m relay, women’s 1500m; men’s diving, platform; cycling, BMX Gold Medal finals, at London (sameday tape) 10 p.m. TELEMUNDO — Track and field, Gold Medal finals; men’s diving, platform, at London (same-day tape) 10:35 p.m. NBC — Track and field, Gold Medal finals; men’s water polo, semifinal, at London (delayed tape) SOCCER 6 p.m. NBCSN — MLS, Houston at New York TENNIS 11 a.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour, Rogers Cup, quarterfinals, at Toronto 5 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour, Rogers Cup, quarterfinal, at Toronto


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Romney, Obama bemoan attack ads — but both benefit PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama both deplored the pervasive presence of televised attack ads in the race for the White House on Thursday, though neither being acknowledged helped as well as harmed. Each blamed his foe. Romney went first, saying of the president’s campaign, “They just blast ahead” with ads that have been judged false by independent fact checkers. “I don’t know whatever happened to a campaign of ‘hope and change,”’ he said, a mocking reference to the spirit of optimism that Obama evoked during his successful run for the White House in 2008. Obama ignored the slap. He told an audience in

OBITUARIES

Jose Francisco Rivera Jr.

A rosary will be recited for Jose Francisco Rivera Jr., 50, of Dexter, at 9:30 a.m., on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, with a Mass to follow at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Dexter, with Deacon Jesus Herrera officiating. He passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. Jose was born June 2, 1962, to Jose Francisco Rivera Sr. and Arcelia (Prieto) Rivera in El Paso, Texas. He was a loving father and grandfather and will be missed and loved. Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Dominica Rivera, Jose Francisco Rivera III and Anthony Ray Rivera, all of Hobbs; his mother Arcelia Rivera, of Roswell; his sisters, Rosa E. Rivera and Arcelia Rivera, all of Roswell; Richard Rivera, of Hager man, and Mario Rivera, of Dexter; seven grandchildren, Christian, Nathaniel, Kaedynn, Sadie,

PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage Licenses Aug. 2 Lazaro F. Soto, 28, and Carla V. Barrientos, 21, both of Hagerman. Bryan L. Benton, 34, and Jennifer L. Knight, 33, both of Dexter. Matthew T. Bellerive, 25, of Dexter, and Stephany N. Wolters, 23, of Roswell. Andrew Shane Adams, 25, and Amanda M. Clements, 23, both of Roswell. Aug. 3 Colton P. Eskeli, 20, and Bryttini A. Bitner, 19, both of Roswell. Aug. 6 Joshua P. Hudson, 25, and Renne L. Roberts, 27, both of Roswell. Mack S. Thomas Jr., 55, and Amy L. Smith, 41, both of Roswell. Mario Rue, 39, and Mechele A. Holmes, 44, both of Hobbs. Frank Holder III, 30, and Beatrice Cynthia Dominguez, 23, both of Roswell. Lorenzo Sanchez, 30, and Nikibra Barraza, 33, both of Roswell. Aug. 7 Robert Ragsdale, 50, and Deanna R. Whitt, 50, both of Roswell. Municipal Court Aug. 1 Judge Larry Loy Arraignments Parties to unlawful act

Colorado that “over the next three months, you will see more negative ads,” and he suggested the blame lies with outside groups backing his rival. “I mean, these super PACs, these guys are writing $10 million checks and giving them to Mr. Romney’s supporters,” he said. Obama spoke as his own campaign unleashed yet another in the attack ad category, this one questioning whether there was ever a year in which Romney paid no federal taxes. ‘We don’t know,” the announcer says, then quickly adds that Romney once “personally approved over $70 million in fictional losses to the IRS as part of ... one of the largest tax avoidance schemes in history.”

Ashlynn, Siena and Delijah; his companion for three years Valarie Herrera; and his stepchildren, L ynette Herrera, Anthony Herrera, Michael Lopez, Alexis Ramon Horton, Gabriel Angel Horton, Angel Gabriel Horton and Ramon Joseph Horton. He was preceded in death by his father Jose Francisco Rivera Sr. 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.

Barbara Irwin

Barbara Bigbee Irwin, bor n Sept. 1, 1930, in Santa Fe, passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, of natural causes at the age of 81 surrounded by her loved ones. She was raised on the family ranch near Encino

and concealing identity — Sarah Sandoval, of 326 E. Sixth; fined $358. Disorderly conduct and concealing identity — Paul Sedillo, of 406 W. Forest; fined $258. Possession of marijuana and failure to appear for arraignment — Luke Alvarez, of 2808 Largo Drive; fined $558. Noise generally — James Gurrola, of 1017 S. Plains Park; fined $29 and deferred for 90 days not to repeat offense.

Accidents Aug. 1 10 a.m. — 300 N. Main; vehicle owned by Sarah Herrington, of Roswell, and unknown driver. 10 p.m. — Main and Brasher; drivers — Joanna Gutierrez, 23, and Angela Stotts, 35, both of Roswell. Unknown time — 4501 N. Main; vehicle owned by Victor Vargas, of Roswell, and unknown driver. Aug. 2 7:30 a.m. — McGaffey and Atkinson; drivers — Martha Cullom, 79, and William Perkins, 49, both of Roswell. 8:45 a.m. — Pennsylvania and Poe; drivers — vehicle owned by Emma Herrera, and vehicle owned by Jesus Herrera, both of Roswell, Douglas Parson, 40, of Monroe, Mich. 3:10 p.m. — 1705 S.

Romney broached the subject two days after the release of a searing ad in which a former steelworker appears to suggest that he and Bain Capital, the private equity fir m he owned, might bear some responsibility for the man’s wife’s death from cancer. The ad is the work of Priorities USA Action, a group that supports Obama, and it has been judged inaccurate by independent fact checkers and attacked vociferously by aides to the GOP presidential challenger.

The back and forth took place as Romney looked ahead to a bus tour through four states in as many days, ending next Tuesday in Ohio. The itinerary renewed speculation that the trip might culmi-

as the second daughter of J. Frank and Mildred Bigbee; both are predeceased. Barbara is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years Howard Irwin, of Roswell; and their three children and spouses and six beautiful granddaughters, Pam Brightwell, of Santa Fe, (husband Bill; daughters, Sherryl and Kala); Bob Irwin, of Gillette, Wyo., (wife Roni; daughter Destiny); and Dan Irwin, of Lorton, Va., (wife Norma; daughters, Amanda, Kimberly and Jennifer). She is also survived by her three siblings and their families, older sister Cynthia Hammond (married, Dilworth; nephews, Richard and Mark); younger brother John Bigbee (married, Povy; twin nieces, Amy and Diane, nephew Matt); younger sister Dena O’Connell (married Mike; nephew Eric and niece Linda). Memorial services will be held at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Roswell at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, followed by a celebration of life held at the Roswell Country Club at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in her memory to the at-risk youth home at Assurance Home Inc., 1000 E. 18th St., Roswell, NM 88201. Local arrangements are under the direction of Ballard Funeral Home. Online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.

Main; vehicle owned by Silvia Cardona, of Roswell, and unknown driver. 6:30 p.m. — 2715 N. Kentucky; drivers unknown. 6:30 p.m. — 800 W. Hobbs; vehicle owned by Alice Palma, of Roswell, and unknown driver. 6:30 p.m. — Washington and College; drivers — Madlyn Waf ful, 82, and Celese Beagle, 19, both of Roswell. 6:54 p.m. — Hobson and Main; drivers — Lamar Turner, 29, of Hobbs, and David Castillo, 35, of

nate in the announcement that the state’s Sen. Rob Portman would be the named vice presidential running mate on the Republican ticket. Obama bar nstor med through battleground Colorado more like a candidate for statewide office than for the White House, with stops in several parts of the state over two days. After saying in Denver that Romney advocated policies on women’s issues straight from the 1950s, he switched topics to alternative energy. Campaigning in Pueblo, the president noted that his rival wants to end a tax credit that benefits the producers of wind energy, an industry that Obama said supports about 5,000 jobs in Colorado and as many

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President Barack Obama greets supporters before speaking at a campaign event at the Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo, Colo., Thursday.

as 37,000 nationwide. At issue is a tax credit that was originally signed into law 20 years ago by President George H.W.

Bush, a Republican, and has generally enjoyed bipartisan support in the years since.

Drought worsens in key farm states ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Plains states where the production of corn and soybeans is key are being hit harder by excessive drought conditions in the wake of the hottest month on record in the continental U.S., contributing to a surge in global food prices. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor map released Thursday showed that the amount of the contiguous U.S. mired in drought conditions dropped a little more than 1 percentage point, to 78.14 percent as of Tuesday. But the expanse still gripped by extreme or exceptional drought — the two worst classifications — rose to 24.14 percent, up nearly 2 percentage points from the previous week. That’s because key farm states didn’t get as much benefit from rains as elsewhere on the heels of temperatures in July that federal scientists said were so high they broke a record set during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Growers in Iowa — the nation’s biggest corn and soybean producer — saw their conditions further deteriorate, with the amount of that state in extreme or exceptional drought more than doubling from 30.74 percent last week to 69.14 percent now. In neighboring

Roswell. 10:14 p.m. — 500 block of West Alameda; driver — Arturo Al Faro, 22, of Roswell. 11:30 p.m. — 1512 S. Missouri; vehicle owned by Sylvia Reyes, Roswell, and unknown driver. 11:51 p.m. — Main and Poe; driver — Gilberto Munoz, 22, of Roswell. Aug. 4 3 p.m.—1110 S. Main; vehicle owned by Jessica Juarez Alexander, of Roswell, and unknown driver. 8:10 p.m.— 2500 N.

Nebraska, the expanse of land considered in the two worst drought categories rose to 91.2 percent, up 8 percentage points. The amount of Kansas in exceptional drought also more than doubled, up to 38.58 percent from 17.45 percent, while extreme or exceptional drought in Illinois spiked roughly 10 percentage points, to 81.18 percent. “Same song, tenth verse last week as much of the Plains saw the pattern of excessive heat and dryness persist, leading to more expansion across Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and parts of Texas,” Mark Svoboda, a climatologist with the National Drought Mitigation Center, wrote in Thursday’s report. Those dry conditions have factored into a sharp rise in global food prices after three months of decline, the U.N.’s Romebased Food and Agriculture Organization said in its monthly price report Thursday. Severe drought punishing the U.S.’s midsection has sent corn prices soaring by almost 23 percent, and expectations of worsened crop prospects in Russia because of dry weather sent world wheat prices up 19 percent, according to the FAO, which keeps close tabs on volatile global prices.

Main; vehicle owned by Patrick Jennings, of Roswell, and unknown driver. Aug. 5 9:25 a.m.—Fourth Street; drivers—Christina Stacy, 22, and Saul Marales, 48, both of Roswell. Aug. 6 9:40 a.m.—Main and 23rd; driver—Scott Gilbertson, 23, of Roswell. 9:40 a.m.—1800 block of North Lea; driver—Fernando Her nandez, 53, of Roswell. 10:42 a.m.—Main and 19th; drivers—Joni C. Dod-

Spikes in the prices of staple foods have led to riots in some countries in recent years. The U.S. leads the world in exporting corn, soybeans and wheat, and the surging prices are expected to be felt across the international marketplace, hurting poor foodimporting countries, said a study by British charity Oxfam issued on the eve of the U.N. report. The FAO said its overall food price index climbed 6 percentage points in July, although it was well below the peak reached in February 2011. The FAO’s index, considered a global benchmark used to track market volatility and price trends, measures the monthly price changes for a basket of food items including cereals, oils and fats, meat, dairy products and sugar. Corn, wheat, soybean and sugar prices rose. But on a brighter note, the July report said the price of rice and dairy products remained constant and the agency’s meat price index fell. The U.S. Agriculture Department reported this week that as of Sunday exactly half of the nation’s corn crop was rated poor to very poor, up 2 percentage points from the previous week and creeping closer to the peak of 53 percent of 24 years ago.

son, 31, of Roswell, and Abby Branch, 43, of Albuquerque. 11:28 a.m.—Main and 19th; drivers—Donald Wolfe, 50, of Greenwood, Ind., and Judy A. MacDougal, 49, of Roswell. 1:30 p.m.—College and Garden; drivers—Arthur Torrez, 56, and Sonia Taylor, 73, both of Roswell. Births Lovelace Hospital July 30 To Julian and Ananelly Leos, a boy.


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I am a normal, red-blooded woman, and I need sex several times a month. Is that so wrong? I have resorted to having an affair with a man whose wife isn’t interested in sex, but I would prefer having a sex life with my husband. I think my husband knows I am unfaithful. However, he accepts it because it’s easier for him to deal with than having sex with me. Is there anything I can do to make my husband try again? DESPERATELY SEEKING SEX DEAR DESPERATELY: Having affairs may temporarily satisfy your sexual needs, but it can only damage your marriage further. If ever there were candidates who could benefit from sex therapy, it is you and your husband. Even though he may be reluctant to face this problem, insist that he see a therapist with you. Please don’t wait — it could save your marriage.

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DEAR ABBY: I am 38 and have been married to a good husband and provider for 11 years. We have two beautiful children and a lovely home. We appear to be the perfect couple. Our problem is, my husband seems to be intimidated by my sexuality. In the past, I have told my husband what pleases me. My comments made him feel inadequate, and he has completely given up. We haven’t had sex in two years. He says he would rather pleasure himself so he doesn’t have to worry that he isn’t “doing it right.”

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DEAR ABBY: I’m 17 and have been best friends with “Alana” for five years.

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We do everything together. We like the same things, and we’re so close that we finish each other’s sentences. She’s like a sister to me. However, the difference between us is that Alana gets crushes on boys that never work out, whereas multiple boys have liked me. After each crush falls through, Alana says her life is awful and it must be her fault. When I try to tell her it’s not her fault and she’s a wonderful person, she ends the conversation. It hurts me to see her upset, but sometimes I feel lost about what to do. What can I do to help my friend know she’s a beautiful person inside and out, and she doesn’t need a boy to be happy? I love her and just want her to be OK. BEST FRIENDS IN RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CALIF. DEAR BEST FRIENDS: Until Alana learns for herself that she doesn’t need a boy to be happy, she will continue developing crushes that don’t work out. Boys are attracted to girls who appear to be happy and confident, and your

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DEAR ABBY: I gave birth to a son almost 40 years ago. His biological father would not help me, so I placed the baby for adoption. Here’s the problem: People are always asking me if I have any children. Should I lie and say no, or try to explain? Legally, my son does not belong to me. Please tell me what to say to my questioners. SINCERELY CONCERNED

DEAR CONCERNED: Usually people ask that question only as a way to make conversation. Your personal history is nobody’s business. If you prefer not to give a detailed explanation about your personal history, simply say no.

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friend appears to be neither. Much as you might like to, you can’t fix this for her. But once she finally gets the message, she will probably realize that someone she never took the time to notice has a crush on HER.

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

(Answers tomorrow) MOVIE EMBODY INDIGO Jumbles: MATCH Answer: They did this when they delivered the clock — MADE GOOD TIME

Today’s Crossword Puzzle

Dear Heloise: You printed a recipe for CLEANING GROUT using borax and something else. I lost it. Could you reprint it? I really enjoy your hints. — Ann in Houston I am happy to help, and it’s pretty easy. The grout-cleaner recipe is this: Mix 1/2 cup of baking soda with 1/4 cup of borax. Add hot water until it makes a thick paste. Apply to grout. Gently scrub with a soft brush and let sit for 15-20 minutes before rinsing. Do you have other areas you want to know how to clean? Order my pamphlet Heloise’s Homemade Cleaning Solutions by sending $5 and a long, self-addressed, stamped (65 cents) envelope to: Heloise/Cleaners, P.O. Box 795001, San Antonio, TX 782795001. To clean a rust stain from iron in the water on a porcelain tub, dip half a lemon into borax and scrub the surface. Rinse well when done. Heloise P.S.: Be sure to wear rubber gloves, and don’t splash it in your eyes. #####

Dear Readers: A previous column contained a travel hint about using an ironing board at a hotel as a table in a pinch. Peg in New Jersey said: “I disagree about using an ironing board as a table for food. Nothing but clean clothes should ever be placed on an ironing board. Just think of the mess/stains that would be on your clothes if you decided to use the ironing board and the person before you had an ‘Oops!’ because he or she spilled something and couldn’t or didn’t clean it well.” This is a different point of view. Using the ironing board as a table is still good, but put down a towel or tablecloth before using. If you do spill, let the hotel housekeeping know so that the cover may be cleaned or replaced. Heloise ##### Dear Heloise: When I shower, I like using liquid soap or shower gel. It often is cold to the touch, even though my bathroom is warm. Is there any way to quickly warm it up? Margaret in Cleveland

Margaret, you’re right! Just hold the bottle under the running warm water in your shower for a couple of minutes. Or fill the sink with hot water and put the bottle of soap in to get it warm. Heloise #####

Dear Heloise: My kids love to have water-balloon fights during the summer. I found an easy way to fill the balloons that doesn’t make a mess. I took an old sports water bottle and filled it with water. The kids then slip the neck of the balloon over the spout of the bottle and squeeze. Easy! Cindy, via email

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Dear Heloise: Corks can be drilled or cut to fit snugly over pointed wall hooks for prevention of dimples or holes in clothing hung on the hook. Synthetic and champagne corks work best. Eliott, via email

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Nobel economist: Inequality weighs on US economy Roswell Daily Record

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Joseph Stiglitz, a winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, is interviewed at Columbia University, in New York, Thursday, July 26. He is the author of the new book “The Price of Inequality.”

NEW YORK (AP) — What’s wrong with the U.S. economy? Growth comes in fits and starts. Unemployment has been over 8 percent for three and a half years. Cutting taxes and interest rates hasn’t worked, at least not enough. To Joseph Stiglitz, the

Nobel Prize-winning economist, the economy’s strange behavior can be traced to the growing gap between wealthy Americans and everyone else.

NEW YORK (AP) — Natural gas prices surged Thursday after a report showing a smaller than expected increase in U.S. supplies. Futures rose 12 cents, or 4 percent, to $3.05 per 1,000 cubic feet Thursday in New York. The Energy Information Administration reported that natural gas in storage grew by 24 billion cubic feet to 3.241 trillion cubic feet for the week ended Aug. 3. Analysts expected a rise of 27 billion cubic feet to 31 billion cubic feet, according to a survey by Platts, the energy information arm of McGraw-Hill Cos. Still, energy analyst Stephen Schork believes that natural gas prices may be peaking as the summer winds down. “We are on the down slope of seasonal demand,” Schork said in an emailed report. Natural gas futures have

increased about 62 percent since hitting a 10-year low in April because of the hot summer weather. July was the hottest month on record, according to government scientists. Utilities are using the fuel to generate electricity to meet stronger demand from homes and businesses that are cranking up air conditioning. In addition, natural gas producers have cut back after a production boom created a glut of supply. Natural gas inventories typically increase from April through October ahead of heavier demand for heat during the winter. So far, the increase in inventories since April has been the smallest in 12 years. But the EIA still expects supplies to hit a record high of more than 3.9 trillion cubic feet by November.

In his new book, “The Price of Inequality,” he connects surging student loan debt, the real-estate bubble and many of the country’s

other problems to greater inequality. When the rich keep getting richer, he says, the costs pile up. For instance, it’s easier to climb up from poverty in Britain and Canada than in the U.S. “People at the bottom are less likely to live up to their potential,” he says. Stiglitz has taught at Yale, Oxford and MIT. He served on President Bill Clinton’s council of economic advisers, then left the White House for the World Bank, where he was the chief economist. He’s now a professor at Columbia University. In an interview with The Associated Press, Stiglitz singled out the investment bank Goldman Sachs, war ned about worrying over government debt and argued that a wider income gap leads to a weaker economy. Below are excerpts, edited for clarity. ——— Q: The Occupy Wall Street demonstrations are no longer in the news, but you make the case that income inequality is more important than ever. How so?

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A: Because it’s getting worse. Look at the recent Federal Reserve numbers. Median wealth fell 40 percent from 2007 to 2010, bringing it back to where it was in the early ‘90s. For two decades, all the increase in the country’s wealth, which was enormous, went to the people at the very top. It may have been a prosperous two decades. But it wasn’t like we all shared in this prosperity. The financial crisis really made this easy to understand. Inequality has always been justified on the grounds that those at the top contributed more to the economy — “the job creators.” Then came 2008 and 2009, and you saw these guys who brought the economy to the brink of ruin walking off with hundreds of millions of dollars. And you couldn’t justify that in terms of contribution to society. The myth had been sold to people, and all of a sudden it was apparent to everybody that it was a lie. Q: Markets aren’t meant to be fair. As long as we have markets, there are

going to be winners and losers. What’s wrong with that? A: I’m not arguing for the elimination of inequality. But the extreme that we’ve reached is really bad. Particularly the way it’s created. We could have a more equal society and a more efficient, stable, higher growing economy. That’s really the “so what.” Even if you don’t have any moral values and you just want to maximize GDP growth, this level of inequality is bad. It’s not just the unfairness. The point is that we’re paying a high price. The story we were told was that inequality was good for our economy. I’m telling a different story, that this level of inequality is bad for our economy. Q: Economic growth is slowing again. Unemployment seems to be stuck above 8 percent. Is that the result of high debts or slower spending? A: The fundamental problem is not government debt. Over the past few years, the budget deficit has been caused by low growth. If we focus on growth, then we get growth, and our deficit will go

30-year loan increased to 3.59 percent, up from 3.55 percent last week. Two weeks ago, the rate fell to 3.49 percent, the lowest since long-ter m mortgages began in the 1950s.

The average rate on the 15-year fixed mortgage, a popular refinancing option, rose to 2.84 percent. That’s up from 2.83 percent last week and a record low of 2.80 percent the previous week. Cheap mortgages have helped drive a modest housing recovery this year. Home sales are higher than last year, although they are still below healthy levels. Home prices are rising in many markets. Low mortgage rates could also provide some help to the economy if more people refinance. When people refinance at lower rates, they pay less interest on their loans and have more money to spend. Many homeowners use the savings on renovations, furniture, appliances and other improve-

down. If we just focus on the deficit, we’re not going to get anywhere. Q: And those with money to spend, you point out, spend less of every dollar. Those at the top of the income scale save nearly a quarter of their income. Those at the bottom spend every penny. Is that why tax cuts seem to have little effect on spending?

A: Exactly. When you redistribute money from the bottom to the top, the economy gets weaker. And all this stuff about the top investing in the country is (nonsense). No, they don’t. They’re asking where they can get the highest returns, and they’re looking all over the globe. So they’re investing in China and Brazil and Latin America, emerging markets, not America.

If the U.S. is a good place to invest, we’ll get money from all over the world. If we have an economy that’s not growing, we won’t get investment. That’s exactly what’s happening. The Federal Reserve stimulates the economy by buying bonds. Where’s the money go? Abroad.

Natural gas prices surge US rate on 30-year mortgages rises to 3.59 percent

CATTLE/HOGS

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

low

settle

CATTLE 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Aug 12 121.72 122.25 121.20 121.42 Oct 12 125.82 126.22 125.35 125.77 Dec 12 128.15 128.77 127.90 128.50 Feb 13 131.30 131.92 131.07 131.35 Apr 13 135.05 135.35 134.80 134.80 Jun 13 132.22 132.75 132.00 132.50 Aug 13 132.95 133.07 132.70 132.90 Oct 13 136.50 136.75 136.50 136.75 Dec 13 137.00 137.00 137.00 137.00 Last spot N/A Est. sales 9708. Wed’s Sales: 52,182 Wed’s open int: 294092, up +1899 FEEDER CATTLE 50,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Aug 12 140.00 140.17 139.00 139.10 Sep 12 140.27 140.30 139.45 139.47 Oct 12 141.72 141.77 140.45 140.50 Nov 12 143.80 143.92 142.47 142.70 Jan 13 147.05 147.05 145.77 145.80 Mar 13 149.87 149.87 148.70 148.70 Apr 13 151.70 151.70 150.55 150.70 May 13 152.40 152.50 151.60 152.00 Last spot N/A Est. sales 1182. Wed’s Sales: 6,590 Wed’s open int: 35647, off -445 HOGS-Lean 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Aug 12 92.00 92.55 91.80 91.87 Oct 12 75.82 76.80 75.52 75.95 Dec 12 73.60 74.42 73.32 73.47 Feb 13 80.95 81.35 80.25 80.50 Apr 13 87.95 88.40 87.70 88.05 May 13 95.95 96.00 95.90 95.90 Jun 13 98.35 99.00 98.35 98.90 Jul 13 98.05 98.60 98.05 98.60 Aug 13 96.65 97.60 96.65 97.50 Oct 13 86.75 86.75 86.75 86.75 Dec 13 83.22 83.75 83.00 83.00 Last spot N/A Est. sales 7569. Wed’s Sales: 47,789 Wed’s open int: 217953, up +2394

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-.43 +.10 +.35 -.05 -.10 +.18 +.10 +.45 +.20

-.67 -.83 -.95 -.87 -1.27 -1.40 -1.20 -.60

+.30 +.33 -.15 -.20 +.13 +.55 +.75 +.95 +.50

COTTON

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

low settle

COTTON 2 50,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Oct 12 75.34 76.20 75.12 75.59 Dec 12 75.74 77.07 75.45 75.95 Mar 13 76.66 77.55 76.08 76.65 May 13 77.23 78.00 76.65 77.23 Jul 13 78.32 78.33 77.39 77.80 Sep 13 79.08 Oct 13 78.12 Dec 13 79.52 79.97 78.98 79.08 Mar 14 79.17 May 14 77.98 Jul 14 77.97 Oct 14 77.83 Dec 14 77.83 Mar 15 77.83 May 15 77.83 Jul 15 77.83 Last spot N/A Est. sales 14942. Wed’s Sales: 16,443 Wed’s open int: 181010, off -414

chg.

+.09 -.05 -.21 -.23 -.26 -.23 -.56 -.23 -.23 -.23 -.23 -.23 -.23 -.23 -.23 -.23

Mar 14 857ø 871 857ø 871 +13ø May 14 843ü 856fl 843ü 856fl +13ø Jul 14 795 803fl 793 803fl +8 Sep 14 795fl 803fl 795fl 803fl +8 Dec 14 795fl 803fl 795fl 803fl +8 Mar 15 795fl 803fl 795fl 803fl +8 May 15 795fl 803fl 795fl 803fl +8 Jul 15 795fl 803fl 795fl 803fl +8 Last spot N/A Est. sales 323923. Wed’s Sales: 169,716 Wed’s open int: 461044, off -2099 CORN 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Sep 12 810fl 826 810ø 818ü +7ø Dec 12 816ü 829fl 816 823fl +7ü Mar 13 813 826ø 813 823fl +10ü May 13 807ø 820 807ü 817ü +9 Jul 13 801fl 811ü 801 807ø +5fl Sep 13 685ø 689 685 686fl +ü Dec 13 643fl 649fl 643ø 649ø +3 Mar 14 651ü 653 648 653 +3ü May 14 649ü 654fl 649ü 654fl +2ø Jul 14 654 655 652fl 655 +1ü Sep 14 609ø 610fl 609ø 610fl +1ü Dec 14 581 582fl 577 582fl +1ø Jul 15 589 589 589 589 Dec 15 575 577 571fl 577 +4 Last spot N/A Est. sales 670027. Wed’s Sales: 332,090 Wed’s open int: 1190355, up +3307 OATS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Sep 12 378 394 377ø 389ø +13fl Dec 12 379 390 377ü 385ø +8ü Mar 13 379 386ø 379 382 +4ø May 13 378ø 382fl 378ø 382fl +4ü Jul 13 376ø 380fl 376ø 380fl +4ü Sep 13 383 383 382fl 382fl +4ü Dec 13 383 387fl 383 387fl +4ü Mar 14 410ü 414ø 410ü 414ø +4ü May 14 410ü 414ø 410ü 414ø +4ü Jul 14 462fl 467 462fl 467 +4ü Sep 14 470fl 475 470fl 475 +4ü Last spot N/A Est. sales 2146. Wed’s Sales: 519 Wed’s open int: 10176, up +22 SOYBEANS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Aug 12 1633fl 1695 1633fl 1694ø +64ø Sep 12 1599ø 1657 1595ü 1654fl +54fl Nov 12 1581ü 1633 1576ø 1631ü +50 Jan 13 1574 1620 1570 1616fl +42fl Mar 13 1500 1528fl 1499ü 1525ø +25ø May 13 1434 1453 1433 1449fl +18ü Jul 13 1423 1440ø 1421ø 1435ø +14ü Aug 13 1392fl 1405ø 1392fl 1405ø +12fl Sep 13 1333 1344 1333 1344 +13ø Nov 13 1270ø 1289 1270 1284ø +13ü Jan 14 1282ø 1290 1279fl 1288fl +13fl Mar 14 1275ø 1289ü 1275ø 1289ü +13fl May 14 1275ø 1289ü 1275ø 1289ü +13fl Jul 14 1279ø 1293ü 1279ø 1293ü +13fl Aug 14 1274ü 1288 1274ü 1288 +13fl Sep 14 1264ø 1278ü 1264ø 1278ü +13fl Nov 14 1256 1261ø 1249 1261ø +9fl Jul 15 1264fl 1274ø 1264fl 1274ø +9fl +9fl Nov 15 1228fl 1230 1227 1227 Last spot N/A Est. sales 370892. Wed’s Sales: 161,874 Wed’s open int: 742942, off -9965

GRAINS low

settle

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This Monday, July 9, photo, shows a home for sale in Beachwood, Ohio. Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell again to record lows, giving would-be buyers more incentive to brave the housing market.

OIL/GASOLINE/NG

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

low

settle

LIGHT SWEET CRUDE 1,000 bbl.- dollars per bbl. Sep 12 93.43 94.21 93.07 93.36 Oct 12 93.74 94.47 93.36 93.63 Nov 12 93.90 94.76 93.70 93.94 Dec 12 94.36 95.15 94.07 94.35 Jan 13 95.00 95.56 94.55 94.84 Feb 13 95.50 95.75 94.91 95.22 Mar 13 95.43 96.08 95.20 95.43 Apr 13 95.69 96.11 95.31 95.48 May 13 95.72 95.80 95.45 95.45 Jun 13 95.46 95.95 95.20 95.36 Jul 13 95.55 95.55 95.25 95.25 Aug 13 95.46 95.46 95.10 95.10 Sep 13 95.22 95.27 94.91 94.91 Oct 13 94.69 Nov 13 94.50 94.50 94.47 94.47 Dec 13 94.26 95.00 93.91 94.25 Jan 14 93.84 93.87 93.84 93.87 Feb 14 93.52 Mar 14 93.47 93.47 93.14 93.14 Apr 14 92.77 May 14 92.45 Jun 14 92.18 92.45 92.05 92.12 Jul 14 91.75 Aug 14 91.40 Sep 14 91.07 Oct 14 90.79 Last spot N/A Est. sales 513295. Wed’s Sales: 615,755 Wed’s open int: 1450097, up +480 NY HARBOR GAS BLEND 42,000 gallons- dollars per gallon Sep 12 2.9755 3.0135 2.9634 3.0008 Oct 12 2.7779 2.8169 2.7674 2.8083 Nov 12 2.7247 2.7538 2.7223 2.7520 Dec 12 2.6814 2.7192 2.6743 2.7153 Jan 13 2.6827 2.7014 2.6734 2.6997 Feb 13 2.6803 2.7025 2.6795 2.7002 Mar 13 2.6948 2.7130 2.6854 2.7117 Apr 13 2.8335 2.8512 2.8335 2.8507 May 13 2.8372 Jun 13 2.7960 2.8127 2.7960 2.8127

chg.

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+.0204 +.0254 +.0271 +.0261 +.0251 +.0247 +.0244 +.0235 +.0230 +.0230

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+.0234 +.0238 +.0238 +.0238 +.0238 +.0233 +.0233 +.0233 +.0233 +.0233 +.0233 +.0233 +.0233 +.0233 +.0233 +.0233

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METALS

NEW YORK (AP) _ Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu. Aluminum -$0.8495 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.4133 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $3.4370 N.Y. Merc spot Thu. Lead - $1896.50 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.8361 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1615.00 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1617.20 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu. Silver - $28.065 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $28.090 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu. Platinum -$1411.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1412.80 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu. n.q.-not quoted n.a.-not available r-revised

ANNUITIES • STOCKS • BONDS MUTUAL FUNDS

chg.

+13fl +13ø +12ø +12ø +14fl +13ø +12fl

AP Photo

FUTURES

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose for the second straight week, staying slightly above historic lows. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on the

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NYSE

MOST ACTIVE ($1 OR MORE)

Name Vol (00) Last SprintNex 1516226 4.80 S&P500ETF794992140.61 BkofAm 565229 7.72 NokiaCp 556436 2.93 iShEMkts 341512 40.54

ments, which help drive growth. Mortgage rates are low because they tend to track the yield on the 10year T reasury note. A weaker U.S. economy and uncertainty about how Europe will resolve its debt crisis have led investors to buy more securities, T reasury which are considered safe investments. As demand for T reasurys increase, the yield falls. To calculate average rates, Freddie Mac surveys lenders across the country on Monday through Wednesday of each week. The average does not include extra fees, known as points, which most borrowers must pay to get the lowest rates. One point equals 1 percent of the loan amount.

MARKET SUMMARY

Chg +.19 +.12 +.05 +.26

GAINERS ($2 OR MORE)

AMEX

MOST ACTIVE ($1 OR MORE)

Name Vol (00) Vringo 69263 CheniereEn 46615 GoldStr g 34167 NovaGld g 32820 Rentech 25015

Last 3.34 14.06 1.42 4.14 2.19

Chg -.10 +.44 +.08 +.17

GAINERS ($2 OR MORE)

NASDAQ

MOST ACTIVE ($1 OR MORE)

Name Vol (00) SiriusXM 1205830 Cisco 579442 Exelixis 423934 Windstrm 354070 NewsCpA 303674

Last 2.40 17.70 4.34 9.30 23.67

Chg -.08 +.54 +.06 -.75 -.05

GAINERS ($2 OR MORE)

Name Last Chg %Chg Name Last MillMda n 13.05 +2.86 +28.1 WizrdSft rs 4.45 RobbMyer 59.63+12.83 +27.4 Augusta g 2.45 5.15 +.88 +20.6 Timmins g 2.19 IntraLinks 5.89 AlphaNRs 7.25 +.95 +15.1 LGL Grp MBIA 10.06 +1.30 +14.8 GrahamCp 18.64

Chg +.99 +.24 +.21 +.39 +1.14

Name Last Chg %Chg Name Last SelMedHld 10.38 -3.35 -24.4 eUn 2yrEq 9.84 RosettaStn 11.00 -2.13 -16.2 Ellomay 4.80 AccoBrds 7.52 -1.30 -14.7 AlexcoR g 3.41 Harbinger 8.95 -1.15 -11.4 SaratogaRs 5.68 EquusTR 2.13 -.26 -10.9 SwGA Fn 8.09

Chg %Chg Name Last Chg %Chg -1.16 -10.6 SagentPhm 13.25 -4.57 -25.6 -.44 -8.4 Boingo 6.77 -2.23 -24.8 -.24 -6.6 MitelNet g 3.45 -.89 -20.5 -.36 -6.0 Otelco un 3.44 -.87 -20.2 -.46 -5.437 EducMgmt 3.24 -.75 -18.8

LOSERS ($2 OR MORE)

Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows

DIARY

Volume

LOSERS ($2 OR MORE)

1,675 1,339 128 3,142 156 9

Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows

3,050,265,636 Volume

52-Week High Low 13,338.66 10,404.49 5,390.11 3,950.66 499.82 381.99 8,327.67 6,414.89 2,498.89 1,941.99 3,134.17 2,298.89 1,422.38 1,074.77 14,951.57 11,208.42 847.92 601.71

%Chg +28.6 +10.9 +10.6 +7.1 +6.5

DIARY

214 208 36 458 10 7 Lows

Name Last Chg %Chg SilicGrIn 8.68 +1.86 +27.3 PeregrinP 2.40 +.50 +26.3 MobileMini 17.51 +3.31 +23.3 UnivDisp 38.99 +6.17 +18.8 AllscriptH 11.37 +1.77 +18.4

LOSERS ($2 OR MORE)

Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows

67,666,902 Volume

INDEXES

Name Dow Jones Industrials Dow Jones Transportation Dow Jones Utilities NYSE Composite Amex Index Nasdaq Composite S&P 500 Wilshire 5000 Russell 2000

Last 13,165.19 5,048.23 483.75 8,025.01 2,439.31 3,018.64 1,402.80 14,617.92 802.90

Net Chg -10.45 -27.34 +.56 +6.77 +11.75 +7.39 +.58 +13.66 +2.74

STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST

Name

Div

PE

Last

Chg

AT&T Inc BkofAm Boeing Chevron CocaCola Disney EOG Res ExxonMbl FordM HewlettP HollyFrt s Intel IBM JohnJn Merck

1.76 .04 1.76 3.60 2.04 .60f .68 2.28 .20 .53 .60f .90f 3.40 2.44 1.68

50 37.23 -.20 8 7.72 +.05 13 74.28 -.32 8 112.63 +.49 21 79.24 -.32 17 49.96 -.53 21 109.41 +1.51 11 88.20 +.49 8 9.34 -.01 7 19.41 ... 6 39.00 -.20 11 26.70 +.10 14 198.42 -.61 22 68.32 -.03 20 44.28 +.22

DIARY

YTD %Chg Name +23.1 +38.8 +1.3 +5.9 +13.2 +33.2 +11.1 +4.1 -13.2 -24.7 +66.7 +10.1 +7.9 +4.2 +17.5

Microsoft OneokPtrs PNM Res PepsiCo Pfizer SwstAirl TexInst TimeWarn TriContl VerizonCm WalMart WashFed WellsFargo XcelEngy

1,365 1,092 129 2,586 60 37

1,635,922,829

% Chg -.08 -.54 +.12 +.08 +.48 +.25 +.04 +.09 +.34

YTD % Chg +7.76 +.57 +4.10 +7.33 +7.07 +15.87 +11.55 +10.83 +8.37

52-wk % Chg +18.14 +10.56 +17.11 +10.57 +9.07 +21.10 +19.63 +18.15 +15.38

Div

PE

Last

Chg

YTD %Chg

.80 2.64f .58 2.15 .88 .04 .68 1.04 .41e 2.00 1.59 .32 .88 1.08f

15 15 9 19 14 30 21 16 ... 44 16 13 11 17

30.50 56.59 20.55 72.14 23.87 9.04 29.54 42.55 15.99 44.34 73.85 16.28 33.82 28.73

+.17 +.03 -.07 -.43 +.04 -.06 +.18 +.24 -.04 +.16 -.46 -.11 ... -.14

+17.5 -2.0 +12.7 +8.7 +10.3 +5.6 +1.5 +17.7 +12.4 +10.5 +23.6 +16.4 +22.7 +3.9

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Legals

---------------------------------Pub. Aug. 3, 10, 2012

STATE OF NEW MEXICO IN THE PROBATE CHAVES COURT COUNTY

CLASSIFIEDS

002. Northeast

2400 URTON Rd. Huge yard sale, furniture, household itmes, tools, appliances, twin beds,cloths, everything must go. Sat 8a.m. 82 BENT Tree Rd (Briar Ridge Subdivision), Fri-Sun, 8-? Huge moving sale. Lots of boy toddler clothes, girls size 6-8, washer/dryer, electronics.

Probate: 8995

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Stewart E. Putnam, DECEASED.

1107 E. Mescalero, Saturday ONLY, 8am.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representative of this estate. All persons having claims against this estate are required to present their claims within two (2) months after the date of the first publication of this notice, or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented either to the undersigned personal representative at the address listed below, or filed with the Probate Court of Chaves County, New Mexico, located at the following address: #1 ST. MARY’S PLACE, ROSWELL, NM 88203

003. East

208 E. Van Buren, Fri-Sat, 7am-3pm. A little bit of everything. 1600 E. 2nd, Thurs-Sat, 10-5. Old doors, windows, old baskets, art, jewelry SW - Bargains to check, too much to mention.

004. Southeast

204 E. Church St, Fri. 7-5, Sat. 7-12. 4 captain seats color gray, 1968-81 Ford or Dodge, speakers & misc. 320 E. Ballard, Saturday, 7am-1pm. Clothes for all ages, jackets, dishes, shoes, knick knack’s. Don’t miss out.

Dated: July 20, 2012

s/Cheryl D. Corder 1503 W. 3rd Street Roswell, NM 88201 575-625-2458

311 E. Ballard, Sat., 7am-1pm. Odds & ends, furniture, pants & shirts. 304 W.Onyx,Fri-Sun 8-2,muli-family,new&used clothes all sizes,baby furn.

--------------------------------August 10, 17, 2012

STATE OF NEW MEXCOUNTY OF ICO CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME Roque Lugo Rodriquez Case#CV-2012-524

NOTICE OF CHANGE OF NAME

TAKE NOTICE that in accordance with the provisions of Sec. 40-8-1 Sec. 40-8-3 through NMSA 1978, the Petitioner ROQUE RODRIQUEZ will apply to the Honorable Freddie J. Romero, District Judge of the Fifth Judicial District at the Chaves County Courthouse, 400 N. Virginia, in Roswell, New Mexico at 9:00 am on the 24th day of September, 2012 for an ORDER FOR CHANGE OF NAME from ROQUE RODRIQUEZ to ROCKY RODRIQUEZ KENNON CROWHURST Clerk of the District Court /s/Maureen J. Nelson Deputy Clerk/Clerk Submitted By: /s/Rocky Rodriquez 3109 W. 8th Roswell, NM 88201 575-626-1445

1100 E. Beech, Sat. 7am-2pm. Women’s clothing and misc.

005. South

2408 S. Virginia, Aug. 10-11, 6am-2pm. Washer, dryer, bedding, holiday decorations, designer purses & lots of other stuff. Moving, 41 Von Leuven (RIAC), Friday only. BBQ grill, mower, baby clothes, tools, ‘05 Hyundai Elantra.

006. Southwest 2708 EMERALD Dr., Fri-Sat., 7am-? Baby clothes & items, misc. household. Moving, everything must go.

413 S. Fir Ave, Thurs-Sat, 7am. Multi family yard sale. A little bit of everything. 1002 PURDUE Dr, Fri-Sat, 7am-? Wood working tools, clothes, kitchen supplies, household items & hunting items. 1001 Avenida Manana, Aug11,15,clothes,books,an tiques,jewelry,shoes,misc 1600 W. Summit, Fri & Sat, 8-4, Lots of stuff, boys pants,shirts,shoes,misc.

GARAGE SALES

TWO FAMILIES, 703 & 705 S. Missouri, Saturday & Sunday, 7am.

001. North

1812 PLAINS Park Dr., Fri-Sat, 7am. Baby items, clothes & misc.

1704 N. Michigan Ave. Fri. & Sat. 6-? Multi-family garage sale; collectibles, furniture, kitchenware, linens, paintings, much more. New items daily!!

608 S. Birch, Fri-Sun, 7am-2pm. Treadmill $100; Halloween & Christmas decorations, craft supplies, totes, plant stands, children’s four wheelers, children & adult clothing, jackets, shoes - like new, bedding, bird bath, toys.

3406 N Atkinson, Sat, 8-5, household goods and lots of misc.

1103 AVENIDA del Sumbre, Sat., 7am-11am. Big 4 family garage sale. Lots of clothes - boys & girls, household items, too much to mention.

002. Northeast

911 W. Wildy,Sat 7-5,music equip,clothes, lots of good stuff

413 Tierra Berrenda, Sat., 7am. Furniture, antiques, clothing, toys, pool, side by side fridge, sofa & loveseat, dinette, table, chairs, tools, bikes & more. Cash only.

007. West

JACK & LANNIE DUNHAM ESTATE SALE 3201 W. 8TH SAT. 7AM BARGAINS GALORE! WE NEED TO EMPTY THIS HOUSE COMPLETELY. ALL PRICES NEGOTIABLE.

Legals

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish August 10, 2012 NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that a regular meeting of the board of Education of the Roswell Independent School District, Roswell, New Mexico will be held at the Administrative and Educational Services Complex, Board Room, on the 14th day of August, 2012 at the hour of 6:00p.m. for the purpose of discussing and taking action upon items on the agenda for such meeting. Copies of the agenda will be available to the public at the office of the Superintendent, 300 North Kentucky, Roswell, New Mexico at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the meeting. Individuals with disabilities who need any form of auxiliary aid to attend or participate in this meeting, please contact the Superintendent of Schools at 627-2511 at least three working days prior to the meeting. Upon request, public documents will be provided in the accessible form necessary to the individual requesting the particular auxiliary aid. Board members may meet in executive session to discuss negotiations and limited personnel matters prior to and/or after the meeting.

/s/ Mackenzie Hunt President Board of Education

INSTRUCTION

007. West

404 W. 2nd July 31-Aug 11 Estate Books sale at Books Again 10-4 Tues thru Sat. 1008 W Deming, infant, toddler,juniors,womens& mens clothing, misc 8-? 2608 HIGHLAND Fri-Sat 8-?,50’plasma tv, new boating equip,home decor,eliptical,sterling silver jewelry

008. Northwest

3109 W. 8th, Saturday, 8am-12pm. Baby furniture, kids clothes, TV, freezer. 1509 N. Ohio,Sat & Sun, 8-1, Back to school clothes all sizes,household, misc. 1811 N. Washington, Sat., 8am-? Sofa, kitchen table, antique table, clothes, odds & ends. 807 N. Missouri, Fri. 5pm-8pm, Sat. 7am-noon. 45 vendors will be selling. Held inside, lots of stuff. 4710 N. Montana,Sat 7-?,queen size brass bed frame,patio set,power wheels,bikes,welder,clothing,toys,holiday items,and misc. 807 N. Missouri,Fri 8-5,Sat 8-12,vinyl 45 records,oldies,Elvis,Beatles,Micheal,& more,dj/jukebox quality 2200 N. Sycamore,Sat 7-9, FREE garage “sale”-No dealers please.Everything is free and is not intended for resale.Free school supplies and snacks while supplies last. For details call 623-4110

ANNOUNCEMENTS 025. Lost and Found

FOUND SMALL male dauschund mix puppy on Hobson Rd. out at the RIAC. Tan/white, had a cat collar on. He is young, possibly 4 months? Very sweet. Alice 575-430-0142 1 GREAT Gelding abandoned between HWY 13 & Chickasaw Rd. Anyone with information please call 840-5375. Lost Chihuahua: Vicinity of Belaire&Elm,answers to Coco. Please call (575)973-3773 or 317-1492 FOUND SMALL tan dog near Richardson & 2nd. Call to identify, 637-5966.

REWARD Lost male chihuaua in the area of Bland and Atkinson of southeast Roswell, Light brown, 1 1/2 year old Lost on July 13, 2012 Please call with any information. Please call 575-752-6618 or 575-416-0187.

EMPLOYMENT

045. Employment Opportunities

Temporary Culinary Arts Instructor, full time

The primary function is to assist and lead all assigned students in acquiring the job competencies that are delineated in the course Training Achievement Record (TAR) as developed by the National Office of Job Corps. The instructor will administer a standard-based training program in accordance with the Center’s Career Development Services System Plan. The instructor will teach students the technical skills as well as employability and job retention skills needed to complete the Culinary Arts program. A college degree or trade certificate in the Culinary Arts field is required plus three years field experience. Teaching experience is preferred. A valid State Drivers License is required to transport students to field trips. Food Service Manager, Fulltime/Benefits

The Food Service Manager plans, directs and coordinates the preparation of al the food served at the Job Corps Center in accordance with safety and health regulations to include the HEALS program and served in the highest standard of presentation. The manager supervises a crew of six employees and the students assigned to center support duty. The manager supervises the preparation of meals and refreshments for field trips, the Work-Based Learning Program, and special events. Responsibilities include budget, purchasing food and equipment, and inventory. The manager prepares reports and employee shift schedules. Other responsibilities are to keep a safe and clean environment for all staff and students. Must have a High School diploma or its equivalent (GED). A Food Handlers Certificate and completion of a recognized culinary arts or food service training course is required. Interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. For consideration, forward letter of interest and updated resume to: Mary Gonzalez Human Resources Manager

Legals

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish July 27, August 3, 10, 2012 STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

No. D-504-CV-2012-00336

NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, vs.

Plaintiff,

MERCY A. ARTIAGA, if living, if deceased, THE ESTATE OF MERCY A. ARTIAGA, Deceased, and if married, JOHN DOE A, (true name unknown), her spouse; CITIFINANCIAL, INC., Successor in interest to Blazer Financial Services, Inc., a New Mexico Corporation, doing business as Washington Mutual Finance; and THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES AND LEGATEES OF MERCY A. ARTIAGA, Deceased, Defendants.

NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF SUIT TO: Defendant(s) Mercy A. Artiaga, if living, if deceased, The Estate of Mercy A. Artiaga, Deceased, John Doe A, (true name unknown), possible spouse of Mercy A. Artiaga, Deceased and The Unknown Heirs, Devisees and Legatees of Mercy A. Artiaga, Deceased You are hereby notified that the above-named Plaintiff has filed a civil action against you in the above-entitled Court and cause, the general object thereof being to foreclose a mortgage on property located at 200 S. Ash Street, in the City of Roswell, New Mexico, more particularly described as: LOTS ONE AND TWO (1 & 2) in BLOCK FIVE (5) of ACEQUIA SUBDIVISION, A REDIVISION, in the City of Roswell, County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat filed in the Chaves County Clerk's Office on March 02, 1910 and recorded in Book A of Plat Records, Chaves County, New Mexico, at Page 155.

That unless you respond to the Complaint within 30 days of completion of publication of this Notice, judgment by default will be entered against you. Name, address, and phone number of Plaintiff's attorney: Susan C. Little & Associates, P.A., 4501 Indian School NE, Suite 101, Post Office Box 3509, Albuquerque, NM 87190-3509, 505-254-7767.

WITNESS the Honorable FREDDIE J. ROMERO, District Judge of the Fifth Judicial District Court of the State of New Mexico, and the Seal of the District Court of Chaves County, this 24th day of July, 2012. KENNON CROWHURST CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT

(SEAL)

By /s/ Janet Bloomer Deputy

Roswell Daily Record

045. Employment Opportunities

Roswell Job Corps Center 57 G. Street Roswell, NM 88203 Email:

gonzalez.mary@jobcorps.org

Facsimile: 575-347-7491 An Equal Opportunity Employer M / F / D / V

NOW HIRING full time for sales associate. Apply at ZALES.COM

NEEDING EXPERIENCED tire tech with a valid driver’s license. Please apply at 2007 SE Main. FULL TIME position at Smith Paint. Duties would include sales, stocking and deliveries. Apply at 1608 S. Main St.

LOOKING FOR an experienced Medical Office Administrator, 3 to 5 years experience a must. Please call 575-625-8430 or mail in resume to PO Box 1617 Roswell, NM 88202. MOTHERS AND Others. CEO income potential, no inventory, no selling, no risk, not MLM. To learn more about our company please call our 24- hour 4 minute recorded message: (559-546-1913)

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. NATURE’S DAIRY is now taking applications for Production Worker/Route Driver. Must have a good standing driving record. Apply at 5104 S. Main St., Roswell. Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm.

FRONT OFFICE PROFESSIONAL Local Hearing Healthcare practice in Roswell looking for motivated professionals for their part time front office position. Email jdiottavio@ahaanet.com if interested.

045. Employment Opportunities

ACCOUNTING FIRM seeks full time bookkeeper. Must have knowledge of QuickBooks, Word, Xcel, NM Gross Receipts and payroll taxes. Send resume and salary requirements to PO Box 1373, Roswell, NM 88202.

Hiring Full-time Trainer for Roswell, NM. Apply at: slstart.com/job opportunities and Southeast, NM. 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. ROSWELL READY Mix is now hiring experienced CDL Driver, Class A and B. We offer competitive salaries, benefit packages and a great work environment. Only interested CDL driver’s with Class A or Class B please apply at 4100 S. Lea St. or online @ www.ciconstructors.com. 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. LOOKING FOR someone part time to help on sales floor. Must speak Spanish, would also help in warehouse and on deliveries as needed. Must have neat and clean appearance, good driving record, attitude and be willing to learn multiple tasks. Please stop by 101 S. Main St. No Phone Calls Please.

ACCOUNTANT/BOOKKEEPER needed for our friendly, small CPA firm. Duties include general ledger preparation through financial statement presentation, and preparation of individual and business tax returns. Advanced tax return preparation experience is helpful but not required. A working knowledge of Word, Excel and Quick Books is preferred. We are looking for an experienced individual who will enjoy working with us and becoming part of our office family. Please send your resume with cover letter to DSC, PO Box 2034, Roswell, NM 88202-2034.

COMFORT KEEPERS is seeking kind, caring & personable individuals to provide non-medical in-home care to the elderly and those recovering from illness. We provide companionship, meal preparation, housekeeping, personal care, and other needed care services for our clients. Full & Part-time positions available. Flexible schedule. Applicants must have a very neat appearance, possess a valid driver’s license and auto insurance. Stop by 1410 S Main today to apply.

Legals

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish August 10, 2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held at 7:00 P.M. on TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2012 before the Roswell Planning and Zoning Commission in the City Hall Council Chambers, 425 NORTH RICHARDSON AVENUE, Roswell, New Mexico. PURPOSE OF HEARING: To hear and consider public response to the following applications:

CASE 12-018: A Special Use Permit for a Professional Office Less than 7,500 square feet in an R-3 Residential District, Shackelford Country Club Summary Plat, Tract A, known as 404-408 East Country Club, Phillip and Michelle Shackelford/Owners, Chuck Hanson/Agent. CASE 12-019: A Vacation/Replat of a 60' Street Right-of-Way known as Western Avenue, to be known as Xcel Vacation Replat and Easements/Replat, Lots 11-20, Block 12, Lots A and B, and a Portion of Western Avenue, Capitan Heights Amended, located along the 400 Block of Western Avenue, Southwestern Public Service/Owners.

CASE 12-020: A Variance to the Limitation to the Single Family Residential Exception in the C-2 Community Commercial District, Lots 5 and 7, Block 29 of South Roswell Subdivision, known as 202 East Albuquerque Street, Gregory and Sandra Schaefer/Owners. An Amendment to Zoning Ordinance 10-02, Article 15, Section 2.A.1

Location maps of the above cases and detailed descriptions are available for review at the Planning and Zoning Department, City Hall Annex, 415 North Richardson Ave. The information package prepared by Staff and provided to the Commission will be available after 1 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2012, for interested parties to review.

Oral protests or comments to the proposed cases may be made at the hearing in person, by agent or attorney. Written protests representing twenty percent (20%) or more of the property owners within 100 feet of the proposed zoning change requires a two-thirds vote of all Commission members for approval. To be considered, written protests must be submitted to the Planning and Zoning Department no later than noon the working day prior to the public hearing.

Final and binding decisions on the above applications may be made at the public hearing and lesser modifications of the application than those identified above may be considered on request by the applicant prior to or at the meeting. DATED: AUGUST 8,2012

S/ Louis Jaramillo, Zoning Administrator

045. Employment Opportunities

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. LINCARE, LEADING national respiratory company seeks friendly, attentive Customer Service Representative. Phone skills that provide warm customer interactions a must. Maintain patient files, process doctors’ orders, manage computer data and filing. Growth opportunities are excellent. Drug-free workplace. EOE. FAST PACED Family Practice seeking a CMA with 2 years experience. This is a full time position with Mon-Fri, $11.00 to start, you must be able to multi-task and have an excellent written and communication skills. Bilingual is a plus. Please send your resume and references to Po Box 2247 Roswell NM 88202. IMMEDIATE OPENING Automatic Vending Service is seeking a Full Time Route Driver. Must have clean driving record, no DWI or DUI and no felony convictions. Must be at least 21 yrs old. Apply at the Workforce Connection, 2110 S. Main, Roswell or send resume to avs@plateautel.net or fax to 575-769-1296. Be serious and ready to work.

045. Employment Opportunities

Avon, Buy/Sell. Become Ind. Sales Rep $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR SUPERVISOR – Janitorial “Join our Janitorial Team” Permanent PT evening Supervisor. Previous janitorial supervisory experience required. Team detail oriented, strong communication skills. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) a PLUS. Pay $8.50/hr. 401k & Profit Sharing Plan. Fax resume to 505-345-4901 or apply at Dept. of Workforce Solutions in Roswell. 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. 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.

Pathology Consultants of New Mexico is seeking a Sales/Marketing Specialist for the New Mexico/West Texas territory. The position is responsible for maximization of territory growth and profitability through analyzing and driving the sales cycle forward with ne and existing physician accounts. Provide continuing education to physicians on new technologies and laboratory testing. Manage customer relationships through ongoing business reviews to become entrenched with the customer in order to grow the relationship and drive the business. Please send your resume with cover letter to Lisa Braggs, CEO at lbraggs@pcnm.com

Legals

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish Aug. 10, 17, and 24, 2012 STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Case No. D-504-CV-2012-00323

BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, A NATIONAL BANKING ASSOCIATION AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST BY MERGER TO MERRILL LYNCH CREDIT CORPORATION, v.

Plaintiff,

HOWARD JAMES WITT, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE BILLIE L. WITT RESIDENTIAL LIVING TRUST DATED OCTOBER 31, 1991, IF LIVING, IF DECEASED, THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, OR LEGATEES OF HOWARD JAMES WITT, DECEASED AND BILLIE L. WITT, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE BILLIE L. WITT RESIDENTIAL LIVING TRUST DATED OCTOBER 31, 1991, Defendant(s).

NOTICE OF SUIT ON FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT

STATE OF New Mexico to the above-named Defendants Howard James Witt, individually and as Trustee of the Billie L. Witt Residential Living Trust dated October 31, 1991, if living, if deceased, The Unknown Heirs, Devisees, or Legatees of Howard James Witt, deceased, if any. GREETINGS:

You are hereby notified that the above-named Plaintiff has filed a civil action against you in the above-entitled Court and cause, the general object thereof being to foreclose a mortgage on property located at 1511 South Pecos Avenue, Roswell, NM 88203, Chaves County, New Mexico, said property being more particularly described as: LOT TWO (2) in BLOCK ONE (1) of PLAINS PARK SUBDIVISION, in the City of Roswell, County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat filed in the Chaves County Clerk’s Office on June 30, 1952 and re corded in Book B of Plat Records, Chaves County, New Mexico, at Page 171.

Unless you serve a pleading or motion in response to the complaint in said cause on or before 30 days after the last publication date, judgment by default will be entered against you. Respectfully Submitted, CASTLE STAWIARSKI, LLC

BY:/s/ Robert Lara Electronically Filed Elizabeth Mason Keya Koul Steven Lucero Robert Lara 20 First Plaza NW, Suite 602 Albuquerque, NM 87102 Telephone: (505) 848-9500 Fax: (505) 848-9516 Attorney For Plaintiff

WITNESS the Honorable STEVEN L. BELL, DISTRICT COURT JUDGE, of the Fifth Judicial District Court, Chaves County, New Mexico, this 3rd day of August, 2012. Kennon Crowhurst CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT

By:Catalina D. Ybarra Deputy NM12-00913_FC01


Roswell Daily Record 045. Employment Opportunities

045. Employment Opportunities

CHARTER BUS DRIVERS NEEDED Ready for a job with some adventure? We have a outstanding fleet of 2006 or newer Motor Coaches & are looking for drivers in the following locations... Carlsbad, NM & Roswell, NM. We can keep you busy driving charter buses for New Mexico Military Institute and surrounding businesses and schools. 1 year experience preferred, CDL with Passenger Endorsement or ability to obtain one the endorsement. Background check & Drug & Alcohol testing required. Please apply in person at 4100 National Parks Hwy, Bldg. D Carlsbad, NM or call 800-287-5466 for more information or go to www.1800buslimo.com to download driver application. Counseling Associates Inc. is seeking to fill the full-time position of In-Home Services Practitioner. This is an in-home service program working with children and families who are involved with Child Protective Services. If you are an energetic person and want a rewarding career in the mental health field come be a part of our team. Masters degree in Social Work, Human Services, Education or related field and 5 years of experience providing in-home services or family support services are required. Licensure is a plus, but not required. Salary DOE. An EOE. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. Please send resume to: Counseling Associates, Inc. Attn: Samantha Reed PO Box 1978 Roswell, NM 88202

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

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 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.)

DEAN BALDWIN Painting is seeking an Executive Administrative Assistant to provide administrative and secretarial support for Management personnel. Typing, filing, scheduling, performs duties such as coordination of meetings and conferences, obtaining supplies, coordinating direct mailings, working on special projects, answers non-routine correspondence and assembles highly confidential and sensitive information. Deals with a diverse group of important external callers and visitors as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload. Must be familiar with all Microsoft Office programs and be apt in Excel. Please fax your resume to 575-347-2589 or email teresac@ deanbaldwinpainting.com

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045. Employment Opportunities

Days Inn - Now Hiring Full/Part Time Night Auditor. Please Apply in Person at 1310 N. Main, M-F 9am-2pm. No Phone Calls. HVAC SERVICE Technician needed with a minimum of 5 yrs of experience, must have thier EPA and JSM license, a clean driving record from MVD. Must have knowledge of all brands, makes and models of units. Pay DOE. Ask for Michelle. SHORT ORDER cook ASAP for airport grill, reliable transportation, 6am-2pm. Come by or call 317-7532. HELP-NM, INC. seeks a Case Manager in Roswell. Duties: assist in monitoring programs, perform outreach, assess clients, and coordinate job placements. Other duties as assigned. Requirements: A H.S. diploma, or GED, an associate's degree in social work or similar type degree preferred. A minimum of 2 years working in employment and training programs, social services or with low income population. Send cover letter with resume to miriam@helpnm.com or fax to 505-265-3433. We are an EOE and a drug free workplace. THE ROSWELL Daily Record is now accepting applications for the position of: OUTSIDE SALES The ideal candidate must possess excellent customer service skills, superior organizational skills a self-starter and strong work ethic. Bilingual preferred. Experience or background in advertising also helpful. Must be computer literate. This is a full time position. Interested Applicants please send resume & references to: ROSWELL DAILY RECORD Attn: Vonnie Fischer, 2301 N. Main, Roswell, NM 88201 or e-mail to: addirector@rdrnews.com NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! AMERIPRIDE LINEN Requisition#105011

Production Employees

Production Employees needed: High School diploma or GED. Must be able to pass drug test. Apply at AmeriPride Linen between 8:00am-11:00am from 08/10/12 to 08/17/12 at 515 N Virginia Roswell NM 88201. You may apply online at careerbuilders.com Competitive salary and benefits. No phone calls will be accepted.

3 LINES OR LESS . . . ONLY $ 68 9 NO REFUNDS • Published 6 Consecutive Days

• Ads posted online at no extra cost

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MAIL AD WITH PAYMENT OR FAX WITH CREDIT CARD NUMBER Call (575) 622-7710 #45 --- 625-0421 Fax 2301 N. Main TO BUY-SELL-RENT-TRADE ANY AND EVERYTHING

105. Childcare LICENSED DAYCARE home, all ages, North. 420-6803

125. Carpet Cleaning

R.B. Carpet Cleaning. Home and Commercial. Free Estimates. Cell 910-0685 or 910-1300

140. Cleaning

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252 SUNSHINE WINDOW Service Free estimates. 575-626-5153 or 626-5458

150. Concrete

Running Bear Concrete Construction Foundations, patios, driveways & curbing, Lic: 373219. Call 317-6058. Slabs, patios, sidewalks, curbing, Rodriguez Const. Since 1974 Lic. 22689. Call 420-0100

195. Elderly Care

DEPENDABLE PRIVATE Caregiver to the rescue, will provide 24hr care, yrs. of exp. Tina 420-8877 Compassionate, reliable, honest & private provider, many years exp. 637-5337

200. Fencing

6FT CHAINLINK fence, 50ft roll, $65 per roll, 420-1352 or 626-7488 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

225. General Construction

ALL TYPES of construction. Call B&B Enterprises, local licensed & bonded, contracor with over 25 yrs experience. 575-317-3366 Alpha Construction New Construction, remodels, additions, concrete & painting. Lic. & Bonded Call Adam 626-2050

230. General Repair

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

AA/EEO EMPLOYEE M/F/D/V

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

080. Alterations

Milligan Contracting home improvements, bath reno's, tiling, painting, fencing & more. Look for me on Angie’s List. Call Geary at 575-578-9353.

SERVICES

RITZY RAGS Alterations is back in business. Call Susan at 420-6242 for all your sewing needs.

105. Childcare

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

Friday, August 10, 2012

235. Hauling

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

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

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

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270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

WW LAWN Service Property cleanup - Lawn & field mowing - Shrub & hedge trimming - Rock installation & much more. Call Juan, 626-6121. “Big E’s” Landscaping & Yardwork mow, trim, prune property clean-up reason. rates senior disc. 914-6025 Introductory Limited time offer. Will mow & edge any regular size house lot for $25. Call 575-347-8168. LAWN CLEANING & basic cleanup. 910-1300 or 910-0685 Landscaping, Rock/gravel Specializing in sprinklers, fencing, odd jobs. Gonzales Enterprises 317-8053 Summer Clean-up rake leaves, tree trimming, weed eating, haul trash, property clean-up & much more. Call Joseph, 317-2242. MOSS ROCKS $30 for medium stones. 208-9356

285. Miscellaneous Services

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 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. MEET SINGLES right now! No paid operators, just real people like you. Browse greetings, exchange messages and connect live. Try it free. Call now 1-800-932-8369

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







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

395. Stucco Plastering

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

www.rancheroswelding.com

STUCCO WIRE w/paper, 100ft rolls, $45 420-1352 or 626-7488 Stucco, Lath, synthetic, guaranteed work. Memo 575-637-1217

405. TractorWork

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

410. Tree Service

STUMP GRINDING. Big Stumps & back yard stumps. Tree and shrub work. Free estimates. 623-4185

Plumber Needs Work. Steve’s Plumbing & Heating. 28 yrs exp. 622-9326

345. Remodeling

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

435. Welding

RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insurance.

www.rancheroswelding.com

Hector (575) 910-8397

440. Window Repair

FINANCIAL

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

FSBO: 4/2/2, large kitchen, great neighborhood. 2 Isla Ct. No Owner Financing call-317-8131

CITY OF ROSWELL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES POSITION

DEPARTMENT

Firefighter Recruit

Fire

Finance Director

Finance

SALARY

No-EMT- $9.9145/hr

CLOSING DATE

With EMT- $10.4102/hr $55,159.16-$70,398.62/year

08/24/12 08/17/12

Museum Attendant I

Museum

$8.3021-$11.4162/hr

08/13/12

Street Maintainer I (CDL License Required)

Highways and Streets

$10.5958-$14.5704/hr

08/13/12

Police Clerical Assistant

Water & Sewer Maintainer I (CDL License Required)

Police

Water-Maint & Transmission

490. Homes For Sale 1908 W. 4th, 3br. 2b + 575-317-6974

$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. 4Bd1Ba, 703 E. Grnwd, $60K, new carpet, etc. call M-F 8a-noon. 624-1331. 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. NICE HOUSE, COME SEE 913 W. Wildy, 3br/2ba, remodeled, backyard fully remodeled, $115,000. Call Sara, 575-208-8959. A TREASURE of History Wide entry porch, hardwood floors, 9’ ceilings, arches, coves, glass doors knobs, built-in hutches. 1400 SF plus finished basement with over 600 SF 3/1/1 @ 415 N. Lea Reduced Price. Owner/Broker, Homes West Realty, 317-1078 or 627-1355 803 S. Plains Park, 3bd 1.5 ba. Remolded,1800sf, $120,000 (361)401-0049 No Owner Financing

492. Homes for Sale/Rent

Allen’s Tree Srvc. Trim top removal, good clean up. Free estimates. 626-1835

COMFORT KEEPERS the name you can trust when keeping you or a loved one living safely in the privacy of home. We offer a range of services which enable us to customize a care plan specifically for your needs. Full range of Personal Care and Companion Services. All caregivers are bonded and insured. We take care of all payroll taxes and workers compensation. For more information call @ 624-9999. Serving Chaves County for over 10 years.

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GUTTERS For All Your Rain Gutter Needs! Call WH Seamless Aluminum Gutter Systems, LLC. Locally owned. Free estimates. 575-626-0229.

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

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330. Plumbing

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

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310. Painting/ Decorating

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350. Roofing

PET DOORS installed in glass doors & windows. Call for details. All types of glass replacements. Aquarius Glass & Mirrors. 623-3738

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495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

(2) 5 acre lots, EGP, $32,500 each/$60k both. Terms avail. 575-317-6974 5.86 ACRES, Buena Vida, $15,000. Call & leave message, 575-623-9204. RURAL LOTS for Sale, 10-12 acres, East of Red Bridge on Zinnia, Wells and Financing Available. Call 575-624-2420. 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.

500. Businesses for Sale BUISNESS FOR sale well established, parking lot cleaning, 575-420-1873

505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property

LOT FOR Sale or Lease, 410 S. Main, 623-9772 or 420-9072.


B8 Friday, August 10, 2012 505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property

Main & Poe, 4600sf, $275k, kit equip, lrg lot, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331 MT. VIEW MANOR, 102 E. MT. VIEW RD., ROSWELL, NM. 5bdrm house & 5 mobile homes. Owner retiring. Good rental history, $110,000. Owner finance with $30,000 down. 575-627-7651

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

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

2007 Laurel Creek mobile home like new, non smoker, 1br 1ba, owner financing avail. for more info Call 575-354-0096 NORTH SR. Park, 16x80, 3br/2ba, AC, safety shwr, 2 porches, $19,900.910-7140 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 HOME AND Lot 3br/2ba, $39,000, $3500 down. $440 per month 2314 N. Sherman 575-973-2353. $16,900 Brand New Mobile Homes with Warranty! Wholesale Division. Open to the Public. Floorplans, Pictures and Prices: www.TheHomeOutletAZ.com

or call 1-800-887-9359 for FREE brochure. WE BUY used mobile homes. Single & Double wides. 575-622-0035. D01090

520. Lots for Sale

Enchanted Hills on 700 block Sanders St. 125x124, $30k obo. No covenants. 910-3247 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 2804 Onate: Paid $40k, reasonable offers will be considered. Call Ray at 910-2222.

521. Cemetery Lots

2 cemetery lots for $800, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park. Call Tina, 622-6343.

RENTALS

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 EFF, 1BR, downtown, clean, wtr pd. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD. 623-8377 EFF, 1 & 2br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. 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. 1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281 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. Very nice 2br Apartment. North location, 6 mo. lease, no HUD or pets, 420-4535.

540. Apartments Unfurnished

1&2Bd, wtr pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331 2br/1ba duplex, $650/mo, 1111 W. 7th St. 214-493-8478 ROOMY 2BR/1BA duplex for rent. 2409 N. Grand Unit B, $650/mo, wtr pd, $400/dep, no pets, 623-4646 or 626-7506 2/1, $600/mo., $400/dep., wtr pd, no HUD/pets, 300 W. Mescalero. 910-1300 2BR/1BA, washer included, 208 S. Washington. Call 420-0675. NORTH 1/1 cute $495, stove,fridge,new A/C no pets 317-1078 PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN.

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished

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 Townhouse, 2br/2ba/1car gar., ref. air. $1000/mo. $300/dep. 575-910-1605 1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331 2712 PARK, 3BR, 2BA, $1400 month - kid & pet friendly - freshly decorated! Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604 FLETC, $77/DAY, 5br, fully furnished, extended stay rental, all bills paid, all appliances, pool table, large yard, $2300/mo. Just bring your toothbrush & groceries, everything is furnished!! Brian, 575-420-3030. CLEAN, NICE 2br/2ba, all appl., w/d, central ac/ht, off street parking, wtr & lawn serv. pd, NO PETS or SMOKING, dep. required, $850/mo. 210-386-0373 FLETC READY, 2518 Mimosa Dr, 3br/ 2ba, double car garage, $2000/mo, including all services. 840-7871 Furnished Efficiency $350 mo. $250 dep. Bills pd. No pets. 1/2 people only. 423 E. 5th 622-5301.

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

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 TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 2BR DUPLEX, fenced yard, 36 H St., $600/mo, $600/dep, wtr pd, 627-9942 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. ENCHANTED HILLS, 3br, 2200 sqft, ref air, security system, no pets or smoking, $1200. 575-626-7893 or 622-7892 2/1 Central heat air, includes washer, dryer, fridge stove, no Hud, water paid $590 mo $400 dep. 910-7969, 603-D S. Penn. 1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331 2613 Sherrill Lane, nice home in desirable NW area, 3/2/2, $1500/mo, Avail. now. 575-420-3486 1BR $425/mo & 2br $550/mo, Available on S. Wyoming. Call Dee at 575-840-4749. 3br1ba, ref air, fenced yard 1 car 91 Lighthall RIAC $700m.$700 dep 627-9942 3br/2ba, 1 car gar., ref air, no pets or HUD, $900/mo, $700/dep, 420-5930 1705 N. Pontiac, 2BR, 1BA, $625 month 1811 Cambridge, 3BR, 1BA, $800 month 613 S. Aspen, 3BR, 2BR, $800 month 601 E. Mescalero, 3BR, 2BA, $950 month 2002 S. Richardson, 804 E. La Paloma, 3BR, 2BA, $1000 month 3BR, 2BA, $1400 month (Swimming Pool) 1202 Hall Dr, 3BR, 2BA, $1500 month 2704 Chrysler, 3BR, 2BA, $1750 month Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 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!

2712 PARK, 3BR, 2BA, $1400 month - kid & pet friendly - freshly decorated! Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604 2BR, large lot to park RV & 3br mobile home w/ref air. Call 622-1898 or 505-238-3033 3BR/2BA, ref. air, stove & refrigerator stay, w/d hookups, fenced backyard, $600/dep, $800/mo, 1704 N. Washington 575-637-4120 REMODELED SPACIOUS 2br stove/ref $725/$500dep available now 317-4373 1br COTTAGE, yard, wtr & appliances furnished, NO HUD or Pets, limit 2 people, rental history required, $450/mo, $450/dep, clean & ready August 15th. 622-6254

CLASSIFIEDS

580. Office or Business Places

222 B W. 2nd, office space, $350/mo, wtr pd, 627-9942

MERCHANDISE

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

INVACARE PATIENT lifter, hospital bed $250; power wheelchair $400; 622-7638 ANTIQUE REFURBISHED cast iron bath tub $250, New in box pedestal sink with faucet and storage $100, Mexican bowl sink (New) $50 pd $99, Pfeiser (new in box) kitchen faucet $50 ($250 value) Call 622-9821 or 637-9476 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

1BR - 3br, $350-$600, $250/dep; 1br, country, bills pd, $650. Al 575-703-0420.

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

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

LIFT FOR a Hoveround chair and can be used for other chairs. Used about 10xs. Pd $1595 will take $700 Call 575-625-9734

205 E. 23rd Apt B, 3br/2.5ba, a/c, 1 car garage, fenced yard, $800/mo, $800/DD. 317-6479

1501 N. Pontiac,completely remodeled, 3bdrm/2bath, Ref Air, W/D hook-ups, No HUD, NO pets, $900/mo, $600/Dep. 575-914-5402 403 N. Elm, Remodeled, 3bdrm/2bath, 2 Living Areas, 1740 sf, Ref Air, W/D hook-ups, NO HUD, NO Pets, $900/mo, $600/dep 575-914-5402

909 W. 14th, 1 bdrm, Ref Air, No HUD, No Pets, $400/mo, $400/dep 575-914-5402 3BR/1BA, $600/MO, $400/dep, no pets, 900 N. Greenwood. 637-0768 1br, 1203 1/2 N. Lea, recently remodeled, quiet & comfortable, $450/mo, we pay water, no pets or HUD, $450/dep. Call 627-3403 or 505-453-0067 for information or application. 3BR 2BA 1604 E. Bland $750 mo. Alarm system. Call 575-910-4580

W. GREENBRIAR St. 3br, 3/4ba, carport, Monterrey District. 626-9347 {{{RENTED}}} super clean 1br 1ba with carport & storage shed wood floors, ref. air, single person or couple. No Hud/pets CLEAN 4 bedroom available now. Call Daniel at 575-626-3599

555. Mobile Homes for Rent 2BR, large lot to park RV & 3br mobile home w/ref air. Call 622-1898 or 505-238-3033

558. Roommates Wanted

Nice quiet area by Roswell High room w/private bath . 609-760-0919 Nice Room, single employed female. Private bath, all bills paid includes washer/dryer, kitchen use $500 mo. Sheryl 420-7997 College Student wants housemates to share nice spacious 4br. 626-6405

570. Mobile Home Courts

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

580. Office or Business Places Office space for rent above Roswell Antique Mall. Call Paula 707-354-2376

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. Insurance Broker, Mortgage Broker, Etc. For rent, affordable, smaller office space. Call Connie for Details, 575-626-7948

WANTED TO BUY 1 old fashion dresser w/mirror, 2 full size old fashion beds. 626-7170 WOODEN STORAGE shed, like new w/floor, 8x10, $800. 575-578-8198 Wheelchair, walker, lift chair, bath transfer bench, grab bars. 622-7638 The Treasure Chest. Freezer, 8’ fiberglass ladder, furniture, Carnival, Depression glass, antique treddle sewing machine. Credit/Debit cards accepted. Wed-Sat, 10-5, 1204 W. Hobbs, 914-1855 TAX FREE WEEKEND

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

GOLD textured camelback couch $100; oak dresser w/attached oval mirror $100; oak sofa table $35; oak occasional table/magazine rack $35; black occasional table $35. All in excellent condition, 840-8572.

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 Pwr wheel chairs for parts, wheel chair need not be complete. 622-7638.

635. Good things to Eat

GRAVES FARM: GREEN CHILE NOW HERE, SWEET CORN, squash, cucumbers, jalapenos, yellow hots, watermelons, canteloupe, egg plant, call to order okra, black eyed peas, red chile pods & powder, garlic, pinto beans, sweet corn, fresh fruit from Lucas Farms, peaches & plums. 622-1889 Mon-Sat 8-6:00, Sun 1-5. Accept EBT, credit cards & debit, WIC, Sr. coupons. HOBSON GARDENS OPEN! Available now: Zucchini, squash, cucumbers, and watermelons. Taking orders for pickling cucumbers. Sweet corn within a few days. OPEN Monday-Saturday 9:00-5:30 Sunday 1:00-5:00 (575)622-7289

Roswell Daily Record 635. Good things to Eat

FOR SALE Farm fresh eggs, new potatoes, rabbit meat. 719-850-0670

670. Farm Equipment

FARMALL tractor model H 1950, gas propane, $2800. 575-840-9532

715. Hay and Feed Sale

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. ALFALFA HAY, small & large square bales, also round bales, excellent quality. The Hay Ranch, Roswell, 575-973-2200

745. Pets for Sale

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

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 cindamoe@hotmail.com

745. Pets for Sale

PUPPY LOVE Grooming & Boarding - Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also 575-420-6655

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

Baby Guineas diff. colors, guineas scare away snakes & eat ticks $7 ea. 623-0861 AKC REGISTERED German Shepherd puppies, 8 wks old, $500, 623-1181. MALE SHIH Tzu, $350. 575-622-6129 FREE KITTENS, 3M, 2F, very loving & cute, litter trained. 622-1078 FREE KITTENS to good home. Call 575-313-3111. 3 MALE black Shih Tzu pups 7 wks adorable $300 firm. Call 575-914-5799 PUGS FOR sale, $300, fawn, 626-5412

RECREATIONAL

775. Motorcycles & Scooters

2009 HARLEY Trike, fully loaded, low mileage, must see to appreciate, call 575-308-1973 for details.

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

SHOW US WHAT YOU’RE SELLING! INCLUDE A PICTURE IN YOUR AD FOR JUST $5! E-MAIL PICTURES TO: CLASSIFIEDS@ RDRNEWS.COM 2004 350Z convertible silver w/black top 25.75K miles 18” wheels. $17,500. Call 420-2456. 2002 OLDS Alero, Runs great, 90k miles, $4000, owner financing w/$2000 down, 420-1352

‘07 Toyota Corolla S, 73k miles, black w/green interior, $11,900. 420-9339 93 Escort station wagon excellent cond. $1250 owner financing w/$500 down 1401 Old Dexter Hwy 420-1352 99 CHV. Tracker,Great back to school car, new tires & stereo system$3500, 79 K-5 Blazer, ready to hunt or mud bog $1750, ‘67 Nova SS, ALL parts, project car $3500, ‘83 GMC Sierra classic 1500 Leave Message 575-622-6968

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

BLUE LEAR camper shell for 90s model Chevy, $250. 208-9356

1993 CLASS C 30’ runs good & looks good $6900 622-6786

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

‘93 TOYOTA Tercel, 4 cylinder, 5 spd, a/c, $1300 obo. 575-652-7797

1976 Class C RV, runs excellent, newer engine & trans., $4500. 578-4990

1975 FORD pickup, great work truck, $1200 obo. Call Joseph, 626-6123.

‘05 Prowler Regal, great for camping or living, slideout & walk around bed, $14k. 626-7973, 626-3359

HUNTER’S SPECIAL ‘98 Durango, 4x4, 3rd seat, $1750. 317-1477

796. SUVS

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