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Lawyers: Gay marriages legally solid

SANTA FE (AP) — As hundreds of gay and lesbian couples flock to courthouses around New Mexico to get married, advocates are hopeful the state’s highest court will soon step in to resolve lingering legal questions and provide a uniform statewide policy on gay marriage. For now, six of the state’s 33 counties are issuing marriage licenses to same-

sex couples and a number of other clerks say they’re waiting for a court order before they take similar steps. What remains uncertain is when a legal challenge over same-sex marriage reaches the five-member Supreme Court. In the meantime, recently married couples aren’t caught in legal limbo, according to Antoinette

Sedillo Lopez, a professor of family law at the University of New Mexico. She said Wednesday the marriages are legally sound, even if the state Supreme Court were to override recent district judge’s rulings that ordered clerks to issue licenses. “In New Mexico, the legal policy is marriages are presumed valid until a court declares them invalid (on

an individual basis),” said Sedillo Lopez. That didn’t happen in 2004 when the Sandoval County clerk issued more than 60 marriage licenses to same-sex couples before stopping when then Attorney General Patricia Madrid objected. Six years later, a state district judge in Santa Fe ruled that a marriage license issued in Sandoval County to two

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Art lovers check out the work of the 30th annual International Juried Art Show at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Tuesday.

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women was valid and subject to divorce. “Folks who have received marriage licenses from county clerks and have gotten married with those licenses are just as married as anyone else,” said Egolf, a lawyer who represented two Santa Fe men in a lawsuit that led to a court order directing county officials to issue them a marriage license.

RFAL Juried Art Show draws emotion AMY VOGELSANG RECORD STAFF WRITER

There is a tender modesty mixed with wisdom in his eyes. His mane encircles his face, vibrant with greens, blues, oranges, yellows and teals. It feels like he is studying the

viewer, as if he knows to see that each piece is more about you than you unique in its technique thought he could. and style, but also in the story it tells and the emo“The Lion Knows” is just tions it elicits. For artist one of many art pieces dis- Peggy Krantz, her lion has played in the 30th annual received a lot of attention. Roswell Fine Arts League (RFAL) Juried Art Show. “I was trying to capture Walking through the what I saw in Africa,” she peaceful exhibit, it’s easy explains. “The lion was so

secure in his manner, like he knew he was king. But he didn’t have an attitude about it. He just had this all knowing look about him.” According to many who pass by the lion’s stare, Krantz achieved her See ART SHOW, Page A3

State health of ficials came under fire from patients, behavioral health providers and advocates Wednesday during a telephone conference, during which officials repeatedly deflected criticism about the recent decision to defund community health centers. The phone session was organized by New Mexico Human Services Department and Washingtonbased Centers for Medicaid Services to provide a platfor m for patients and providers to update administration on problems with patient care. The department cited a yet-to-be publicly released audit to defund the centers, 12 of which have closed See TURNOVER, Page A2

Fear of US strike ‘Camp’ celebrates DVD release on Syria spreads

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Fears of a possible U.S. strike against Syria’s regime over an alleged chemical weapons attack rippled across the region Wednesday, as about 6,000 Syrians fled to neighboring Lebanon in a 24-hour period and Israelis scrambled for gas masks in case Damascus retaliates against them.

U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon pleaded for more time for

diplomacy and to allow U.N. investigators to complete their work. The experts, wearing flak jackets and helmets, collected blood and urine samples from victims during a visit to at least one of the areas hit in last week’s attack. Seven days after chemical weapons were purportedly unleashed on rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capiSee SYRIA, Page A3

Roughly 40,000 people in 85 cities viewed it in theaters last spring, and now the Roswell-based film “Camp” is being shown one last time to celebrate its release on DVD. A “nicely per for med” film, as reviewed by the L.A. T imes, “Camp” is based on experiences of Royal Family Kids Camps’ campers and counselors. “There’s a huge need for people to step up and love these abused and

neglected children,” said Roswell’s own Jacob Roebuck, writer and director of the film, in a press release. “There is no other medium like a movie that can entertain and encourage people to become engaged.” If you missed it the first time around, there will be a free showing 7 p.m. tonight at Galaxy 8, 4501 N. Main. Since there are no tickets, seating will be on a first come basis. The film is available in

Christian bookstores across the nation as well as online. Some of the actors involved include Asante Jones (“Dexter”), Grace Johnston (“The Devil’s Dozen), Matthew Jacob Wayne (“New Girl”) and Roswell local Josh Berry.

“I am glad to call Roswell home and have really enjoyed the support of the city and the film community here,” Roebuck said.

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Left: President Barack Obama speaks at a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Wednesday, at the Lincoln Memorial. Sandy Redman of Pine Top, N.C., cries as she listens to Obama’s speech. Redman attended the first march 50 years ago.

MLK’s dream inspires a new march, and a presiWASHINGTON (AP) — Standing on hallowed ground of the civil rights movement, President Barack Obama challenged new generations Wednesday to seize the cause of

racial equality and honor the “glorious patriots” who marched a half century ago to the very steps from which Rev. Martin Luther King spoke during the March on Washington.

In a moment rich with history and symbolism, tens of thousands of Americans of all backgrounds and colors thronged to the National Mall to join the nation’s

first black president and civil rights pioneers in marking the 50th anniversary of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Obama urged each of them to become a moder n-day

marcher for economic justice and racial harmony. “The arc of the moral universe may bend toward See DREAM, Page A3


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State retools Medicaid with eye on cost, wellness SANTA FE (AP) — As New Mexico prepares to provide medical services to more uninsured residents, Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration is retooling the state’s largest health care program in hopes of achieving two dif ficult goals: making people healthier while reining in Medicaid costs. Nearly 90,000 uninsured New Mexicans are expected to enroll in Medicaid next year under terms of the federal health care law that allowed states to expand eligibility for the program while having the federal government

national average was 6.5 percent and only six states — Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, North Carolina and Utah — had higher average annual growth rates than New Mexico. Medicaid provides health care to more than a fourth of New Mexico’s population, with children in uninsured lower income families accounting for the largest share of recipients. The program is expected to cost nearly $4 billion this year, with almost $1 billion of that coming from the state and the rest from the federal government.

program. Copays will be imposed to encourage patients to take responsibility for some of their medical treatment. For instance, people will pay a fee if they go to an emergency room for medical problems that aren’t emergencies. Costs of Medicaid will continue to rise because of expanding enrollment and inflation for medical services, but state of ficials hope to better control the growth rate over the long haul. “What we’re trying to do with Centennial Care is slow that rate by identify-

ing people with the most need and coordinating care around them so that they get ... the right care at the right place at the right time rather than just getting very sick and ending up with avoidable inpatient stays, avoidable emergency room visits,” said Julie Weinberg, director of the Medical Assistance Division in the Human Services Department. Health care spending in New Mexico increased an average of 7.7 percent a year from 1991 to 2009, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. The

nurse practitioner reported. The nurse has since resigned and has had her license suspended. Many health centers were without computers, patient files and records for several weeks, callers reported. One center with 2,000 patients was forced to begin filling out patient for ms by hand and had only managed to finish 18. A few callers tried to voice their disappointment with HSD’s decision to keep the audit secret, and to turn the community health centers over to Arizona companies. Health officials were quick to interrupt them and deflect comments. However, some demanded to be heard. Patrick Tyrrel, executive director of the New Mexi-

co Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, called in to say how HSD’s move had affected the state’s social workers. “This has sent shock waves throughout the community,” Tyrrel said. “It was handled very unprofessionally. None of us were consulted.” HSD’s Deputy General Counsel Larry Heyeck tried to cut off Tyrrel and a terse argument ensued. “Please stop! I’m going to finish,” Tyrrel told Heyeck. Tyrrel also was concerned about the mass exodus of behavioral health providers caused by the recent state action and the expected thousands of additional new patients that will need services next year when Obamacare is enacted.

“In January, we will have thousands of more clients,” Tyrrel said. “This is not the way to encourage more providers to continue providing services, particularly in rural areas.” Gov. Susana Martinez a n n o u n c e d We d n e s d a y she is retooling the state’s largest health care program to rein in Medicaid costs. Nearly 90,000 uninsured New Mexicans are expected to enroll in Medicaid next year under the federal health car e law that expands eligibility for the program. HSD will also roll out a revamped Medicaid program, called “Centennial Care,” intended to better coordinate medical, dental, mental health and substance abuse services pr ovided to low-income

residents. One caller, who identified himself as a “commun i t y m e m b e r, ” s a i d h e found the premise of the phone conference “offensive and aggravating.” “Communities and community members are being abandoned,” he said. “What you have created is a culture of government that is punitive. Yo u a r e p u n i s h i n g t h e most fragile members of the community. You have failed to be humane, and I don’t know how you guys can sleep at night.” CMS is expected to send representatives from Washington, D.C., to New Mexico in early September to conduct private interviews throughout the state with providers and clients, according to New Mexicans Fighting to Save Behavioral Health.

officiate. Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, August 29, 2013.

Jose Felix Carrillo, Armando Carrillo, Dulces Nombres Carrillo and Luis Carrillo; and his sister, Maria Antonia Carrillo. Jesus was a DJ for 18 years at KRDD and a security guard for Alliance. He liked to garden, fish, play guitar, listen to music and play soccer. Jesus took pride in everything he did. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com. Un rosaria se llevara acabo a las 7 pm, el Jueves, 29 de Agosto, del año 2013 en la Iglesia Cátolica San Juan Bautista, para Jesus Carrillo, de 61 años de edad. Jésus fallecio el Lunes, 26 de Agosto, del año 2013 en el Hospital Centro Medico de Nuevo Mexico. Los servicios funebres seran el Viernes, 30 de Agosto, del año 2013 a las 10:30 am, tambien en la Iglesia Cátolica San Juan Bautista, oficianda por el Diacono Ernesto Martinez de la Iglesia San Juan Bautista. Las horas de visita seran de 8 am a 5 pm, el Jueves, 29 de Agosto, del año 2013 en la Capilla de la funeraria Ballard.

Jésus nació el 11 de Octubre de 1951 en Maclovio Herrera Municipio de Aldama, Chihuahua, México, a el Sr. Brigido Carrillo y la Sra. Felicitas Valdez. Sus padres y una hermana, Maria de Jésus Carrillo lo proceden en muerte. Tambien lo precede en muerte su hijo, Carlos “Cooly Man” Martinez. Sus familiares que guardaran sus lindos recuerdos son sus hijos, Brijido M. Carrillo y su esposa Valerie, Jeremy Cardona y Jésus Carrillo; sus hijas, Mary Helen CarrilloCatalán y su esposo Alfonso, Jessica A. Carrillo y su esposo Ron Peerson y su hijastra Monica Saavedra; sus nietos y nietas, Mateo A. Catalán, Izek, Angel, Emily y Richard Carrillo y Skylee Ann Peerson; sus hermanos, Juan Carrillo, Heriberto Carrillo, Jose Felix Carrillo, Ar mando Carrillo, Dulces Nombres Carrillo y Luis Carrillo y su her mana Maria Antonia Carrillo. Jesus era locutor de la estacion de radio KRDD por 18 años, y era guardia de seguridad para la compañia Alliance. Le gustaba el gardin, ir a pezcar, tocar la guitar, escuchar música y jugar soccer. Cuando él

hacia algo lo hacia con orgullo y con placer. Servicios estan bajo la direción de la Funeraria Ballard. Puede firmar el libro de registro en la página de internet ballardfuneralhome.com.

initially pay the tab. Also starting in January, the state Human Services Department will roll out a revamped Medicaid program known as “Centennial Care” that’s intended to better coordinate the services provided to needy New Mexicans by doctors, dentists and nurses as well as mental health and substance abuse therapists. Medicaid also will offer gifts such an electric toothbrush to recipients as incentives for good health practices ranging from having an annual dental checkup to completing a prenatal care

Under the Medicaid overhaul, managed care companies will hire care coordinators who monitor the health care provided to each recipient.

“This care coordinators job is to make sure that things get done as opposed to all these doctors or whatever just doing their own thing ... and just having a patient that’s in the middle of that that’s not getting better,” Human Services Secretary Sidonie Squier said last month when the federal government approved the state’s Medicaid revisions.

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and were handed over to Arizona-based companies. The department contracted with the Arizona companies to run the health centers, including Counseling Associates in Roswell. Some remarks were made by concerned parents, who told stories of their inability to get care, therapists and medication for their children. Some patients have been forced into rehospitalization, lost longtime therapists and have suffered anxiety with the changes, they reported. Thousands of patients are without providers following several r esignations, callers said. Several homeless patients in Las Cruces were left with no services and have been hospitalized as a result, one

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Jesus was born October 11, 1951, in Maclovio Herrera Municipal Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico to Brigido Carrillo and Felicitas Valdez. His parents preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by his son, Carlos “Cooly Man” Martinez, and sister, Maria de Jesus Carrillo.

Jesus Carrillo

A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, August 29, 2013, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Jesus Carrillo, 61, who passed away on Monday, August 26, 2013, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Funeral services are for 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 30, 2013, also at St. John’s Catholic Church with Deacon Ernesto Martinez of St. John’s Catholic Church

Those left to cherish his memory are his sons: Brijido M. Carrillo and wife, Valerie, Jeremy Cardona and Jesus Carrillo; daughters: Mary Helen CarrilloCatalan and husband, Alfonso, Jessica A. Carrillo and husband, Ron Peerson, and stepdaughter Monica Saavedra; grandchildren: Mateo A. Catalan, Izek, Angel, Emily and Richard Carrillo and Skylee Ann Peerson; brothers: Juan Carrillo, Heriberto Carrillo,

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Manuel J. D’Almeida

Manuel J. D’Almeida, 87, of Westfield, PA, formerly of Roswell, NM, Edison, NJ and Newark, NJ, died Monday, August 26, 2013. Born December 15, 1925, in Murtosa, Portugal, he was the son of Manuel V. and Maria Martins D’Almeida. A World War II veteran, he served honorably with the U.S. Ar my from 1944–1946. On November 21, 1945, in Las Cruces, NM, he married the former Melva L. Bristow, who survives. He owned and operated Manny’s Service Center in Newark, NJ, for many years. Manuel enjoyed fishing and reading. Surviving, besides his wife, Melva, are a son, John (Phyllis Baker) D’Almeida of Tewksbury, NJ; three daughters: Louise (Karl) Paintner of Westfield, PA, Mary (Arthur) Hynes of Union, NJ, and Shirl (LaNora Klatt) D’Almeida of Maricopa, AZ; 12 grandchildren: Frank, William, Luke, Floyd, Amy, Dina, Tara,

Diana McWilliams, acting director of the New Mexico Behavioral Health Services, said officials have not held public forums yet but have been “on the ground” talking with communities. The state intended to visit with every provider, especially those centers in transition, in the next six months, she said.

“We certainly are very concer ned with making sure transition agencies are getting lined up with continuing care and there is the least amount of disruption as possible,” McWilliams said.

HSD has set up a call system for the transition. Patients, advocates and others in crisis can call 1855-622-7474. Those in need of care coordination can call 1-866-660-7185.

Austin, Amber, Brian, Daniel, and Cara; 15 greatgrandchildren; one greatgreat-grandson; and a brother, Jose D’Almeida of Cooper City, FL. He was predeceased by his parents and a grandson, Eamonn Hynes. Friends may call Wednesday, September 4, 2013, from 8–10 a.m. at McCracken Funeral Home, 1500 Morris Ave., Union, NJ 07083. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 4, 2013, in Holy Spirit Church, 970 Suburban Road, Union, NJ 07083. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ, where military rites will be accorded. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at stjude.org. Online condolences may be made at olneyfuneralhome.com.

Veronica L. “Betty” Chavez

Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Betty Chavez, 93, who passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013 in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized.


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goal. His dynamic eyes tell their own story. And it was the stories that judges and jurors were looking for. Of course artistic ability and competence were factors, but more so than that artists were challenged to tell a story and speak to people’s emotions through their artwork, said publicity chair volunteer Joyce Tucker. “(The judges) were looking for that elusive quality that draws you into the piece,” she says. And many artists rose to the occasion. Every piece is unique. Linda Gilmore takes you on a voyage to the edge of the sea with her painting “Land and Sea.” You can almost taste the salty air and feel the breeze as the waves crashed against the cliff side. Moving from sea to harbor, United Kingdom artist Joyce Rowsell pulls you into her paintings with her exquisite attention to detail. In “The Prospect Inn, Exeter, Devon,” even though only about five inches long and three inches high, every detail is crisp and clear as day, right down

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justice but it doesn’t bend on its own,” Obama said, in an allusion to King’s own message. His speech was the culmination of daylong celebration of King’s legacy that began with marchers walking the streets of Washington behind a replica of the transit bus that Rosa Parks once rode when she refused to give up her seat to a white man. At precisely 3 p.m., members of the King fam-

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tal, momentum grew toward Wester n military action against President Bashar Assad’s regime. At the same time, Syria’s chief allies, Russia and Iran, war ned of dire consequences for the region if any armed intervention is undertaken. U.S. leaders, including Vice President Joe Biden, have charged that Assad’s government was behind the Aug. 21 attack that Doctors Without Borders says killed at least 355 people. The White House says it’s planning a possible military response while seeking support from international partners. The U.S. has not presented concrete proof of Syrian regime involvement in the attack, and U.N. inspectors have not endorsed the allegations, although the U.N. envoy to Syria, Lakhdar

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to writing on a restaurant sign or the umbrella at a table. And then some paintings, instead of transporting you to a dif ferent land, make you look inside yourself and simply feel the emotions. Paul Maurer from Serafino does just this with “Raven I” and “Raven II,” pieces that, although both depict a wild series of strokes to present images of ravens, each give off a very different emotion. “Raven I” feels angry and dangerous, whereas “Raven II” is more regal and pensive. Also eliciting to emotions, but in a very different for m of art, is Stephanie DeFranco in a couple of photography pieces. In “Can’t Let Go,” she shows a stirring selfportrait of her back with clinging hands holding tightly as arms wrap her in a tight hug. “I wanted something that showed (being) sheltered,” DeFranco explains of her portrait. “Like someone who loves you so much that they can’t let you go, and they just want to hold you forever. And that’s where the multiple hands come from. There are my hands holding onto what I hold dear, and another set of hands that are somebody else’s

that can’t let go of you.” But she also speaks to emotions in a piece of a girl floating just below a pool’s water surface, entitled “Red.” The light dances across the floor, and an added retro coloring gives the picture further feeling. The flowing skirt is inspired by dance, DeFranco said, but in general the picture was a “happy accident,” taken from a chance to experiment with an underwater camera. Of the seven photos she submitted, four of DeFranco’s pieces made it into the show. And she said the three that didn’t make it were landscapes, whereas the ones in the show are focused on people. “They are dif ferent,” she says. “You don’t normally see that sort of thing in art shows. There are not usually people, so the different genre I think helped them stand out.” Sponsored in part by City of Roswell Lodgers Tax Fund as well as Excel Energy, the Juried Art Show will be on display at Roswell Museum and Arts Center, 100 W. 11th St., through Sunday, at which point a People’s Choice Award will be given out to the art piece with the most votes.

ily tolled a bell to echo King’s call 50 years earlier to “let freedom ring.” It was the same bell that once hung in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., where four black girls were killed when a bomb planted by a white supremacist exploded in 1963. Georgia Rep. John Lewis, a former freedom rider and the sole survivor of the main organizers of the 1963 march, recounted the civil rights struggles of his youth and exhorted Americans to “keep the faith and keep our eyes on the prize.” The throngs assembled

in soggy weather at the Lincoln Memorial, where King, with soaring, rhythmic oratory and a steely countenance, had pleaded with Americans to come together to stomp out racism and create a land of opportunity for all.

Brahimi, said evidence suggests some kind of “substance” was used that killed hundreds. Two senior Obama administration officials said U.S. intelligence agencies are drawing up a report laying out the evidence against Assad’s government. The classified version would be sent to key members of Congress and a declassified version would be made public. One of the officials said the administration is considering more than a single set of military strikes and “the options are not limited just to one day” of assault. “If there is action taken, it must be clearly defined what the objective is and why”

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ROAD PROJECT TO START SEPT. 3 Portions of Lincoln Road from Morgan Road to Ottowa Road will be undergoing reconstruction as the existing surface is demolished, recompacted and then replaced with a new chip seal surface commencing Tuesday, Sept.

3, according to press release from the Chaves County Road Department. While work is ongoing between 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, portions of the road will be closed. Motorists are asked to

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Construction is expected to be complete by Sept. 12. For more information, contact the Chaves County Road Department at 6246610.

White and black, they came this time to recall history — and live it.

“My parents did their fair share and I feel like we have to keep the fight alive,” said Frantz Walker, a honey salesman from Baltimore who is black. “This is hands-on history.” and based on “clear facts,” the senior administration official said on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss internal deliberations publicly.

President Barack Obama is weighing a limited response that focuses on punishing the Syrian government for violating international agreements that bar the use of chemical weapons. Any U.S. military action, officials say, would not be aimed at toppling the Assad regime or vastly altering the course of Syria’s civil war, which has already claimed 100,000 dead.

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A better idea than slaughtering horses? A4 Thursday, August 29, 2013

Please, Mr. Redford, give us the alternative to slaughtering horses. Please, governors current and past, don’t just tell us it’s bad, tell us what to do instead. Show us a plan. Show us a budget. Show us the water to grow the feed for thousands of stray horses, in this drought, when cattle are dying of starvation on ranches. There’s livestock and there’s wildlife. Stray, wild and abandoned horses are somewhere in between — not useful to humans, not cared for by humans, competing for scarce food and water. We may love them, but we’re letting nature take its brutal course. I am not a fan of killing horses. I am as sentimental as anyone. I think of the horses that have personally nuzzled me. I think of T rigger, Roy Rogers’ golden palomino, rearing up elegantly in front of the cameras and of horses who had the misfortune to be ridden into battle, left unscathed

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when the rider fell. A recent article by my colleague Sherry Robinson reminded us that, historically, the horse got hit more often than the man, and horses were eaten when circumstances dictated. We 21st-century humans can’t get our act together on how to be ethical in treating animals. What crazy inconsistent thoughts are we thinking? A rancher was almost criminally prosecuted for animal cruelty because his cattle were starving. The state almost adopted these cattle and would have been forced

to feed and water them at taxpayer expense, so they could be slaughtered instead of starving. A few so-called sportsmen had a prairie dog hunting contest. Prairie dogs’ effect on the environment is debated. Some people think they just make holes in the ground that cause cows to break legs; others believe they and their underground tunnels are good or even necessary for the ecosystem and the soil, and their complex community relationships are admirable. We can’t decide whether to feed the bears having a tough summer that wander into our backyards (except in Raton, where reportedly they are welcome in the trash dumpsters and don’t hurt anybody). Feeding them up in the mountains would protect them by keeping them away from civilization, so their population would be healthier next year and we’d have licenses to shoot a few

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more of them. We adore our dogs and treat them like members of the family, except for those abandoned by the roadside, tossed into a dumpster or living wild on the Navajo reservation (thousands of them, reportedly). New Mexico is spending $1 million in federal money to kill feral pigs (including shooting from airplanes — nothing sportsmanlike about that) even though they are highly intelligent social animals. State Land Commissioner Ray Powell was quoted as saying, “They’re much brighter than I am.” We hear nothing from the animal rights community, perhaps because the pigs are ugly and multi-billion-dollar destructive, tearing up crops and wildlife habitat, eating small wildlife and spreading disease to both cattle and wildlife. According to New Mexico

Wildlife (published by the Game and Fish Department), some of these pigs were brought in privately from Texas because they were somebody’s idea of good animals to hunt. Then they multiplied, like four-legged kudzu or the Asian carp, destroying fisheries as they eat their way up the Mississippi. And don’t get me started on wolves. Perhaps the feral dogs will kill and eat the abandoned horses, who will be too weak from hunger and thirst to run away, and maybe the feral pigs will give the dogs a fight and thus reduce the wild dog population. That’s nature for you. Not a pretty picture. Instead of just opposing what’s proposed, please come up with something better, Mr. Redford. Contact Merilee Dannemann at www.triplespacedagain.com. © New Mexico News Services 2013

Resist urge to strike Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the fact that Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian government used chemical weapons against civilians in rebel-held areas of the war-torn country is “undeniable,” adding that the U.S. government will release additional evidence of an attack that reportedly killed hundreds of men, women and children. The poison gas attack last week is, as Kerry said, a “moral obscenity,” but a U.S. military strike on the Syrian military would be the wrong response. There is little doubt that Assad and the rebels are both guilty of war crimes, including bombing, displacing and raping civilians. To date, Syria’s civil war is believed to have claimed more than 100,000 lives. Assad has sadly surpassed his father and predecessor, Hafez al-Assad, whose policies led to the deaths of an estimated 40,000 people and the trumped-up political incarcerations of ethnic minorities, including Jews, quietly purged from what was once Syria’s vibrant cultural fabric. When the rebellion began as largely peaceful demonstrations, 29 months ago, in the midst of other Arab Spring uprisings in North Africa, there may have been a tenuous case to be made for intervention. There may have been a possibility for a stealthy removal of Assad without abandoning the more secular principles of the state. Although such actions would not have been without ramifications, they also would not have been nearly as dangerous to U.S. interests as the calls to action heard from several lawmakers in Washington, D.C., in reaction to the attack with chemical weapons. Indeed, any intervention requires careful strategy. Where the Middle East is concerned, though, there isn’t much in the way of disciplined policy from the Obama administration even as it has become an increasingly volatile region. The al-Qaida factions fighting alongside the same Syrian rebels that the West is considering backing are the ideological partners of theocratic, oppressive groups that more than 6,700 Americans have died fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq. Where Syria is concerned, American inaction has not deepened the conflict. We should bear in mind that civil wars in the Middle East have lasted, in some cases, for decades, as in Lebanon, where more than 120,000 people died during the 1975-90 civil war. In many ways, such civil wars never really end. There may be a tactical hudna, the Arabic word for truce, but such respites often are short-lived. It is no surprise, therefore, that the number of Americans who support intervention in Syria is even lower than the approval rating for Congress. Last week, as bloodcurdling images filled the news of Syrian civilians killed or injured by chemical weapons, just 9 percent of Americans contacted for a Reuters/Ipsos poll said the Obama administration should intervene militarily. Unless Americans are willing to sacrifice this nation’s sons and daughters in yet another Middle East conflict, the visceral calls for intervention ought not to be heeded. Guest Editorial The Orange County Register DEAR DOCTOR K: My husband recently had a mild heart attack. He’s never been much of a drinker, but now he wants to have wine with dinner every night because he’s heard that it’s good for the heart. What do you think? DEAR READER: Not long ago a patient of mine, a 45-year-old man, asked me if he should have a drink every night to lower his risk of heart disease. I replied, “Absolutely.” A few months later, another man in his 40s asked me the same question. I replied, “I wouldn’t.” Am I confused? No, they were two different people, and different advice can be needed for different people. There are few “one size fits all” answers in medicine. Most people who drink alco-

Governments run trains to nowhere When Democrats and Republicans agree, I get nervous. It often means that they agree to grab my wallet. Both parties now agree that we don’t have extra budget money lying around, but both say government does need to spend more on “infrastructure.” Even conservatives want more spent on roads and mass transit. The reason, advocates claim, is that infrastructure, unlike most gover nment spending, has a “multiplier effect” — it creates new wealth by doing things like speeding up travel.

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holic beverages regularly, and in moderation, have a reduced risk of heart attack. Many studies involving tens of thousands of people have shown that. Although red wine gets most of the praise, regular moderate intake of white wine, beer and liquor all have similar effects. Moderate alcohol intake may protect the heart by boosting levels of HDL (“good”) cholesterol to

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Well, it might. Advocates also point out something that seems obvious to them: Infrastructure is a job that must be done by gover nment. Who else would launch big projects like the New York City subway system? Subways are what Big Government supporters call a

a similar degree. For men, the best “dose” is one to two drinks a day, counting 5 ounces of wine, 12 ounces of beer, or 1 1/2 ounces of liquor as one drink. Women should limit themselves to one drink a day. (Heavy drinking takes a toll on the heart and circulation, along with the liver and other organs.) So moderate alcohol consumption is good for a healthy heart. But you are asking if it is safe or beneficial after a heart attack. To find out, French scientists evaluated 353 men who had recovered from a first heart attack. They observed them from within two months of the attack for about four years. During that time, men who averaged two drinks a day were 59 percent

“public good.” They are important to many people, but there’s no way that business would build subways or run them, they argue. Subways lose billions of dollars. Entrepreneurs would never invest in subway cars or dig subway tunnels — there’s no profit in that. But often what we “obviously know” ... is not so. Most of New York’s subways were actually built by private companies. Few New Yorkers even know that. Private companies dug the first tunnels and ran the trains for about 40 years. But when they wanted to raise the fare to a

less likely to have additional cardiovascular events than the men who abstained from alcohol. Heavier drinking was less protective. Providing further evidence, a 2010 analysis of more than 16,000 patients found that moderate drinking is safe and beneficial for people with cardiovascular disease. That’s reassuring — but it doesn’t necessarily mean that alcohol is right for your husband. Fortunately, moderate alcohol intake does not have a negative interaction with the medicines prescribed most often to heart attack patients: statins, beta blockers, ACE inhibitors and low-dose aspirin. Why did I discourage one patient from having a drink each

dime, the politicians said they had to “protect” the public. Government took over the system, saying only “public ownership” could guarantee affordable fares. But government doesn’t do anything well. Under government management, profit disappeared and the fare rose well beyond the inflationadjusted equivalent of what the private companies had wanted to charge. Now, politicians want you to buy them new trains. Who wouldn’t like a shiny new train? The Obama administra-

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day? I knew the patient had gotten into trouble with alcohol when he was younger. For that reason, he no longer drank. While a drink a day probably would have reduced his risk of heart troubles, it might also have started him back on the road to alcohol abuse. And excessive alcohol use could have led to many health problems, including heart disease. Alcohol can have power ful effects on the body (and mind), for good or ill. Used in moderation, it can contribute to your husband’s continued recovery. (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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Life too complex not to have been designed

Dear Editor: Some people say that evolution is a “fact” instead of a theory. If this is the case, why don’t all scientists agree? Can those scientists who believe there was a master designer be dismissed as naive? Reporting on those scientists, a book review in the New York Times comments: “They have Ph.D’s and occupy positions at some of the better universities. The case they make against Darwinism does not rest on the authority of Scripture; rather, it proceeds from premises that are scientific.” The article also says that proponents of intelligent design “do not make any obviously foolish claims ... What they deny is that the standard Darwinian theory, or any other ‘naturalistic’ theory that confines itself to mindless, mechanical causes operating gradually over time, suffices to explain the whole of life. The biological world, they contend, is rife with evidence of intelligent design, evidence that points with near certainty to the intervention of an Intelligent Designer.” Dawkins claims that no reputable person doubts the fact of evolution. Here’s a list of some reputable people: Phillip E. Johnson, who teaches law at the University of California, Berkeley; biochemist and author Michael J. Behe; mathematician William A. Dembski; philosopher of logic Alvin Platinga; physicists John Polkinghorne and Freeman Dyson; astronomer Allan Sandage; and others too numerous to list. The aforementioned Professor Behe wrote that “The conclusion of design is not due to ignorance. It’s not due to what we don’t know; it’s due to what we do know. When Darwin published his book ‘The Origin of Species’ 150 years ago, life seemed simple. Scientists thought that the cell was so simple that it might just spontaneously bubble up from the sea mud. But since then, science has discovered that cells are enormously complex, much more complex than the machinery of our 21st-century world. That functional complexity bespeaks purposeful design.” What about the claim that some plants and animals are poorly designed? Behe responds, “Just because we don’t know the reason for some feature in an organism does not mean that it doesn’t have an important role to play. For example, the appendix and the tonsils were once thought to be vestigial organs and were routinely removed. But then it was discovered that these organs play a role in the immune system, and they are no longer considered just vestigial. Just because a car has a dent in it or gets a flat tire does not mean that the car or the tire was not designed. Likewise, the fact that some things occur by chance in biology does not mean that the sophisticated,

complex molecular machinery of life arose by chance. That argument is simply not logical.” Well, there you have it. The Earth is like a beautiful house that’s been given to us. You may not know who the builder is and you may see the people that claim to work for him doing some bad things and saying crazy stuff, but to say the house built itself, is “simply not logical.” Sincerely, Sara Westhauf Roswell

GOP has shifted too far to the right

Dear Editor: In response to the letter by Mr. Ralph Rivera published in the Roswell Daily Record on Tuesday, Aug. 6, I would like to offer the following thoughts. Mr. Rivera seems to have a deep dislike of moderate Republicans, and of all Democrats. While I do respect his right to voice his opinions, I do question the validity of some of his statements. The Republican Party is very divided with several very different ideologies trying to define the platform. Since President Reagan they have not had a real base, but instead a platform trying to cater to the extreme political right, to the wealthy and to the religious right. In the process they are excluding the longtime faithful, moderate Republicans who have always been the backbone of the party. It is sad but according to a recent news article the number of registered Republicans is only slightly over 20 percent of all registered voters with the number steadily declining. I would think Mr. Rivera’s views would suggest he probably fits into the political right segment of the party. This is a group with few clear positive solutions to any of the problems facing our nation. Their economic policies have proven many times in the past to be counterproductive to any real growth in our nation’s economy, and are designed for the benefit of the wealthy at the expense of the middle and lower income brackets. Their social views, for the most part, are regressive. They seemingly are against any policies designed to move our nation forward, and in welfare and education they would actually take us back to the late 19th century. The wealthy segment of the GOP is really in control of the party. I think this group would willingly relegate our nation to the status of Mexico with two main classes, the very rich and the very poor. They seem to believe raising the income taxes and raising the minimum wage is somehow a redistribution of wealth from the wealthy to the

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poor. In reality the wealth redistribution has been just the opposite. Today the top 20 percent own 87.7 percent of the nation’s total wealth while the lower 80 percent own only 12.3 percent. This is the greatest disparity in wealth distribution since the 1920s prior to the Great Depression. While everyone should follow their own religious beliefs, the extreme religious right who teach hate in the name of God are scary. I can’t believe God hates gays, Muslims or anybody else. I believe God is love, and is not capable of hate in any form. Sadly, I fear many of this group would like to establish a theocracy which would do more longterm damage to our nation than all the failed economic policies of the Republican Party. In my adult life there have been only two presidents who have made a significant reduction in federal spending, President Clinton and President Obama. In the past 30 years conservative Republicans have been responsible for a 1,600 percent increase in our national debt. Mr. Rivera, I would respectfully disagree with your opinions regarding moderate Republicans and Democrats. I think in order to move our country forward, both economically and socially, we desperately need much more moderation from both parties. Respectfully, John Grogan Roswell

Wealth gap

Dear Editor: Given the exploding wealth gap in America I would like to add another comment. I am referring to the fact less than 1 percent of Americans now control over 90 percent of America’s wealth, and given this financial apportionment, America now has 50 million citizens who experience hunger, of which 15 million are children. Here is my comment for what it is worth. I am sure many will disagree. “It is worth noting, in a few societies, past and present, having more wealth and property than you need is considered a mental illness. Realizing this viewpoint, I am forced to consider Capitalism has outrun its own benefit. That is, I believe there are necessary limits to all human effort, and that if you exceed those limits by acquiring so much, as to help produce human suffering, then you are, indeed, mentally ill.” Jim Osborne Roswell

Today in history: Hurricane Katrina hits Gulf Coast Today is Thursday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2013. There are 124 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 29, 1943, responding to a clampdown by Nazi occupiers during World War II, Denmark managed to scuttle most of its naval ships. On this date: In 1533, the last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa (ah-tuh-WAHL’-puh), was executed on orders of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro. In 1862, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing began operations at the United States Treasury. In 1877, the second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of LatterDay Saints, Brigham Young, died in Salt Lake City at age 76. In 1944, 15,000 American troops marched down the Champs Elysees (shahms ay-lee-ZAY’) in Paris as the French capital continued to celebrate its liberation from the Nazis. In 1952, 4’33” (“Four Minutes, Thirty-three Seconds”), a composition by avant-garde composer John Cage, had its premiere in Woodstock, N.Y., as pianist David Tudor sat at a piano and, for a total of four minutes and 33 seconds, played... nothing. In 1953, an early version of the animated cartoon character Speedy Gonzales made his debut in the Warner Bros. cartoon “Cat-Tails for Two.” In 1957, the Senate

gave final congressional approval to a Civil Rights Act after South Carolina Sen. Strom Thur mond, then a Democrat, ended a filibuster that had lasted 24 hours. In 1958, pop superstar Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Ind. In 1972, swimmer Mark Spitz of the United States won the third of his seven gold medals at the Munich Olympics, finishing first in the 200-meter freestyle. In 1982, Academy Award-winning actress Ingrid Bergman died in London on her 67th birthday. In 1987, Academy Award-winning actor Lee Marvin died in Tucson, Ariz., at age 63. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast near Buras, La., bringing floods that devastated New Orleans. More than 1,800 people in the region AP Photo died. Ten years ago: A bomb- Top right: Valerie Thomas, of New Orleans, left, and her nieces Shante Fletcher, 6, and Sarine Fletcher, 11, right, view the ing at the Imam Ali Shrine destruction of Valerie's brother's home, Dec. 10, 2005, after returning to it for the first time since Hurricane Katrina hit in the in Najaf, Iraq, killed at Lower 9th Ward section of New Orleans. Thursday is the eighth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. least 85 people, including Five years ago: Republi- the nation’s economic Gould is 75. Movie director Carl Martin (Shai) is 43. Shiite (SHEE’eyet) leader A yatollah Mohammed can presidential nominee woes. Hurricane Isaac Joel Schumacher is 74. Actress Carla Gugino is Baqir al-Hakim (BAH’-keer John McCain picked sidestepped New Orleans, Former White House Press 42. Rock musician Kyle ahl hah-KEEM’). Six Sarah Palin, a maverick sending the worst of its Secretary James Brady is Cook (Matchbox Twenty) is nations trying to defuse a conservative who had howling wind and heavy 73. TV personality Robin 38. Actor John Hensley is standof f over North been governor of Alaska rain into a cluster of rural Leach is 72. Actor Ray 36. Rock musician David Korea’s nuclear program for less than two years, to fishing villages. The NFL Wise is 66. Actress Debo- Desrosiers (Simple Plan) is announced it would open rah Van Valkenburgh is 33. Rapper A+ is 31. ended their talks in Bei- be his running mate. One year ago: Seizing the regular season with 61. Secretary of the Treas- Actress Jennifer Landon is jing with an agreement to ury Jacob Lew is 58. 30. Actor Jeffrey Licon is keep talking. South Dako- the Republican National replacement officials. Today’s Birthdays: Dancer -chor eographer 28. Actress-singer Lea ta congressman Bill Jan- Convention spotlight in Lord Mark Morris is 57. Coun- Michele (TV: “Glee”) is 27. klow was charged with Tampa, Fla., vice presi- Actor -director felony manslaughter in a dential candidate Paul Richard Attenborough is try musician Dan Truman Rock singer Liam Payne car accident that claimed Ryan promised Mitt Rom- 90. Actress Betty L ynn (Diamond Rio) is 57. (One Direction) is 20. Thought for Today: the life of motorcyclist ney would “not duck the (TV: “The Andy Grif fith Actress Rebecca DeMortough issues” if he were to Show”) is 87. Movie direcnay is 54. Singer Me’Shell “Don't be ‘consistent,’ but Randolph E. Scott. (Janklow was later convicted win the White House and tor William Friedkin is 78. NdegeOcello (n-DAY’-gay- be simply true.” — Oliver and served 100 days in that their party would Sen. John McCain, R- OH’-chehl-oh) is 44. Wendell Holmes Sr. (1809move forcefully to solve Ariz., is 77. Actor Elliott Rhythm-and-blues singer 1894). jail.)

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tion gave your money to California politicians who want to build a 200-mph train to take people from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Somehow, in the tradition of political boondoggles everywhere, the train that politicians actually approved doesn’t yet come close to either city. It starts, and ends, “in the boondocks,” says Reason magazine’s Adrian Moore. “I live in a little mountain town called Tehachapi,” he says. “It’s in the middle of nowhere, 50 miles to the nearest Walmart

... the high-speed rail line in California comes right through my town. This thing is like the boondoggle of boondoggles.” When I confronted train advocate Dennis Lytton about that, he said, “They’re starting high-speed rail in the middle of the state because that’s where you can build it fast.” He also said, “Private investors will be part of the mix.” But when I asked if any have invested so far, he said, “Not at this time.” People who spend their own money know better. L ytton also claimed that California’s Amtrak trains are “packed.” So we investigated that claim. It turns out to be far

from the truth. On average, California’s Amtrak trains are one-third full. Government planning leads to transit systems that lose money on every passenger, airports where there are few passengers or planes and bridges to nowhere. America does need mass transit. Three hundred million people need to go places. Roads are congested. Who will provide it when government drives transit entrepreneurs out of the business? Well, instead of building giant rail projects in the boondocks, how about letting people ride buses? Buses, privately owned buses, are now the fastest growing mass transit in America. Buses are much cheaper than trains.

Amtrak charges about $150 to ride from New York to D.C. Buses charge less than $20. And buses don’t require new land seizure through eminent domain. Buses aren’t locked into straight-line routes. They go where people go. And when people move, buses, unlike trains, change routes. Let services be paid for by the people who use them and built by people who put potential profits on the line. Otherwise, politicians will take us for a ride. John Stossel is host of “Stossel” on the Fox Business Network. He’s the author of “No They Can’t: Why Government Fails, but Individuals Succeed.” © 2013 John Stossel


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NEW YORK (AP) — A giant hourglass structure being built on the rooftop of an abandoned Manhattan car dealership may look like Godzilla’s futuristic toy but instead represents NBC’s hope for the television event of the season. It’s the set for “The Million Second Quiz,” a prime-time competition with Ryan Seacrest as host that will play out over two weeks starting Sept. 9. Someone adept at trivia will win a $2 million prize on the Sept. 19 finale. More than a game, the event is a peek into the future of broadcast television. With the sources for quality content expanding along with the ability of viewers to watch when and how they want, showing big live events like football games and awards shows is becoming the most reliable way broadcast networks can draw a big crowd and distinguish themselves from rivals. “The rewards of doing the same thing every day are relatively small in TV land these days,” said Paul

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Telegdy, head of alternative and late-night programming at NBC Entertainment. “We have to be taking risks. We have to be doing things to scale. We have to do everything we can to energize the audience.” NBC moved quickly to build the show from scratch after Telegdy heard a pitch from executive producer Stephen Lambert last December. There’s the physical structure, which includes a chamber for the top four players to stay day and night, and a duplicate indoor set in case of rain. Three truck trailers provide 600,000 watts of generator power. Producers also needed to build the infrastructure of the game: composing nearly 25,000 quiz questions, processing applications for the estimated 800 to 1,000 participants in the round-the-clock contest, and building an app that allows people to play at home. The free tablet app became available two weeks ago; NBC won’t say how many have been downloaded, but

estimated that 4.5 million “bouts” have already been played online. With the play-at-home app, NBC hopes to capture the imagination of people who have grown accustomed to watching television with a second screen open. “If things play out the way we hope things play out, we could be changing the course of television” with the integration of digital and viewer participation, said David Hurwitz, an executive producer. Seacrest is a big “get” for producers. Sure, the “American Idol” host seems to be everywhere, but his presence will signal to many viewers that “The Million Second Quiz” is worth checking out, Hurwitz said. “It was something that really stood out to me as big and different and ambitious, something I had not truly done to this level before,” Seacrest said. “I’ve hosted game shows in the past, but none to this caliber. I love the live event aspect of it.” During the prime-time broad-

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casts, local NBC personalities will arrive at the door of a person playing online somewhere in the country and send them to New York where they will play on TV the next night. The game, designed to test speed and endurance, literally lasts a million seconds — or 11 days, 13 hours, 46 minutes and 40 seconds. Ten hours will be seen on TV, with the rest available on NBC’s website. A player’s goal is to stay in the “money chair,” where the number of seconds they control the game corresponds to a cash prize. The chamber for top players includes cots and televisions because some of the quiz questions are plucked from the day’s headlines. Even though she’d never seen the game yet, one woman from Orlando, Fla., flew to New York to apply and waited outside the NBC Experience store all night, Hurwitz said. “We’ve seen a different kind of contestant than we’ve seen in years past on different shows,” said the

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Simply known as Brad, this cute little kitten would make the perfect addition to a safe and loving home! This male domestic shorthair is 12 weeks old. He is up for adoption at The Roswell Humane Society, 703 E. McGaffey St. For more information about Brad or any other adoptable pet, visit the Humane Society, or call them at 622-8950.

Bubblefest at Bottomless Lakes ROSWELL — Bottomless Lakes State Park is the best way to dive into this Labor Day weekend during the annual Bubblefest from Aug. 31-Sept. 2. The event features fun and educational activities for divers and spectators. “The Bottomless Bubblefest attracts scuba club divers from throughout New Mexico and other states because it is an unusual way to test one’s scuba skills while having fun,” said Park Superintendent, Joe Kasuboski. One of the most popular events is underwater dive poker! Dive poker involves tossing two decks of weighted cards into Lea Lake and divers compete for the best hand. No more than five cards can be held at a time, and divers may discard one of their cards in exchange for a new card, similar to traditional poker. Prizes will be awarded on Sunday for the winning hand. Bottomless Lakes also offers a variety of fun activities for everyone, and visitors can swim or rent paddleboards and pedal

boats to explore Lea Lake. A ranger-led presentation on the flora and fauna of Lea Lake will also be available at 8 p.m. this Saturday during the park’s weekly “Enchanted Evenings” series.

Bottomless Lakes State Park is a popular scuba diving destination, known for its greenish-blue color that creates the illusion that the lakes are bottomless when in fact they range in depth from 17 feet to 90 feet. The “Mecca” is a large group of springs located 30 feet to 40 feet below the surface of the lakes, producing more than 9 million gallons of water a day. Divers may have a chance of spotting the endangered fish species such as the Pecos Pupfish and Mexican Tetra, among others. To get to Bottomless Lakes State Park from Roswell, head east on US 380 for 12 miles and then south on NM 409 for three miles. For more information, contact Bottomless Lakes State Park at 624-6058, (888) NMPARKS or log onto nmparks.com.

This Friday at 9:30 a.m., before heading out to the track, stop by the Ruidoso Public Library for a quick lesson. Learn how to read free e-books on your smart phone’s Nook App, Nook Simple Touch, Nook Glow, Nook Color or HD or other Barnes & Noble mobile device. Some visitors have their first book ready to go in less than 10 minutes, but Jennifer is available for a full hour as you learn your device. Remembering your usernames and passwords before class saves a lot of time. If you wonder which usernames you need, call us and ask. The list is different for each type of device. Some devices need you to recall three accounts! This class focuses on Barnes & Noble devices and apps, specifically any version of Nook or a smartphone or tablet with the Nook App. Classes on Apple, Android, and Nook devices are available this fall. Please check our online calendar for dates and times. Ruidoso Public Library is located at 107 Kansas City Road, Ruidoso. Hours are: MondayThursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit youseemore.com/ruidosopl/ or http://ruidosopubliclibrary. blogspot.com/ for more information.

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SANTA FE—”Fiesta de los Niños: A living history event just for kids” will be presented at El Rancho de las Golondrinas Living History Museum, just south of Santa Fe, this Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. To get there, take Exit 276 off I-25 and follow “Las Golondrinas” signs. Parents can

KRB AWARDS BURRITO EXPRESS FOR LANDSCAPING

ROSWELL—Beautification, one of six objectives of the Keep Roswell Beautiful program and mission, encourages cleanliness, unity and economic development in our “ALL-AMERICA CITY.” In an effort to promote beautification through outstanding maintenance and landscaping by Roswell businesses and residents, Keep Roswell Beautiful has established an awards program called the Keep Roswell Beautiful Beautification Awards. On Thursday at 2:30 p.m., KRB will award Bur-

rito Express at 209 E. College Blvd. Burrito Express’ ef forts exemplify KRB’s mission to engage individuals to take responsibility for their community environments. Encouraging this mission makes communities safer, healthier and more livable. Joan Blodgett, KRB vice president stated, “when a community and its residents unite with beautification as a common purpose, transfor mations occur; not only in the physical surroundings, but in the hearts and minds of everyone involved.”

former “Fear Factor” producer. “They’re enthusiastic to be on TV and go for it, but they’re also an intelligent group.” The event is timed for a two-week fallow period for television before the introduction of new fall programming and, if it works, will give NBC a platform to promote those shows. NBC isn’t talking publicly about expectations. Telegdy would say only that he’d like to beat NBC’s ratings for the same time slots a year ago, which seems relatively easy. His real hopes may been expressed in a conversation with the architect who helped turn an idea into the tons of steel and flashing lights rising into the sky of Manhattan’s West Side. “I said, ‘You’re spending an awful lot of money. I do hope we’re going to use this thing several times over,”’ he recalled. If it does work, “The Million Second Quiz” will appear again as a special event, not a regular series.

The monthly Beautification Award is a presentation made to local area businesses, residences or community organizations that have made continuous ef forts to support Keep Roswell Beautiful programs, demonstrate community outreach and for outstanding landscape and maintenance. For more information, schedule of events, or to nominate a property for the KRB Beautification Award please visit keeproswellbeautiful.com or call Keep Roswell Beautiful at 637-6224.

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help ease the pain of going back to school by bringing the kids out to Las Golondrinas for some adventures in history. Children 12 and under are admitted for free. At this special children’s weekend, kids can: • Shoot a bow and arrow • Make a miniature adobe house • Take a wagon ride • Learn how to make an arrowhead and pan for gold • Meet the birds, amphibians and reptiles of “Zoo to You” • Make (and eat) tortillas on the comal • Do crafts like tin stamping, weaving on mini looms, making masks and more • Meet adorable miniature horses • Participate in a puppet show and parade with The Puppet Playhouse • See talented children perform Mexican Folklorico dances • Dress up in the clothes of Spanish settlers And more Adults get in for $8, Seniors age 62 and above and teens ages 13-18 get in for $5. For more infor mation, visit golondrinas.org or call 505-471-2261.

Classes at White Sands

WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT—September is a great time to visit White Sands National Monument. In September, the temperature cool off as we slowly transition from summer to fall. The monument has lined up great family-friendly programing for the month. In collaboration with New Mexico State University- Alamogordo, the White Sands Institute is offering several classes in September, including Nighttime Light Painting on Sept. 5 and 6 and Digital Color Photography on Sept. 17-19. For more information, visit nps.gov/whsa and/or call 575479-6124 ext. 236.

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Chaves County Crime Stoppers is playing an important role in helping get wanted criminals off the streets and into jail where they belong. BUT, it all depends on YOU. If you know of a fugitive of the law or can provide informationconcerning a crime, which leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for an award of up to $1000. Call 1-888-594-TIPS (8477), a call center in LaPorte, Texas and give your absolutely anonymous tip. Everybody wins!

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##### You are all smiles because you see an open period entering your life when you will have more time for yourself. Be willing to go along with someone else's efforts and have a serious conversation. You might be too tired or cranky to open up, but try anyway. Tonight: Order in. C A N C E R ( Ju n e 2 1 - J u l y 22 ) ##### Reach out to someone you care about. Listen to news more openly than you have in the past. You might feel hurt by someone's comment. Let it go, as you might be oversensitive right now. Let your creativity flow when interacting with others. Tonight: Not to be found. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) ### You know what you want. You could be rather overwhelmed by a situation that is exhausting. Your ability to make a dif ference allows you to make the right choices. Others

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might be slightly envious of how stable you are. Tonight: Zero in on what needs to happen. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) #### Touch base with a friend. You might need to take the lead and handle a personal matter. Listen to what is being said by someone you look up to. The pressure might be very difficult to handle, as this person could have high expectations of you. Tonight: Take a stand. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) #### Keep r eaching out to someone whom you care a lot about. You seem to have left this person alone for too long. Read between the lines, and honor what is happening within you. Be willing to put yourself on the line. Tonight: Try to see beyond the obvious. S C O R P I O ( O c t . 2 3 - N o v . 21 ) #### Observe what is happening within your circle of friends and

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HOUSTON (AP) — Johnny Football’s season will start a little late. Johnny Manziel was suspended for the first half of Texas A&M’s opening game against Rice on Saturday for what the school called an “inadvertent” violation of NCAA rules by signing autographs. The penalty appears to have brought a quick end to an investigation that could have ruined the seventhranked Aggies’ upcoming season. The school issued a statement Wednesday saying it declared the Heisman Trophy winner ineligible and that the NCAA agreed to reinstate Manziel after he sits out the first half against the underdog Owls. “I am proud of the way both Coach Sumlin and Johnny handled this situation, with integrity and honesty,” Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp said in the

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statement. “We all take the Aggie Code of Honor very seriously and there is no evidence that either the university or Johnny violated that code.” The quarterback was being investigated by the NCAA for allegedly accepting money for signing autographs for memorabilia brokers, a violation of NCAA rules that could have led to a much longer suspension. ESPN first reported the allegations against Manziel earlier this month. According to the statement, Texas A&M and the NCAA “confirmed there is no evidence Manziel received money in exchange for autographs based on currently available information and statements by Manziel.” Conditions for reinstatement include Manziel discussing his actions with teammates and A&M revising how it educates studentathletes about signing auto-

graphs. “Student-athletes are often asked for autographs from fans, but unfortunately, some individuals’ sole motivation in seeking an autograph is for resale,” said Kevin Lennon, NCAA vice president of academic and membership affairs. “It is important that schools are cognizant and educate student-athletes about situations in which there is a strong likelihood that the autograph seeker plans to resell the items.” He likely will be replaced in the starting lineup by either junior Matt Joeckel or freshman Kenny Hill. Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy last season, setting numerous school and Southeastern Conference records while leading Texas A&M to an 11-2 mark and a victory against No. 1 Alabama in its first season in the SEC.

He followed that with a high-profile offseason of road trips to Las Vegas and the NBA Finals. Manziel got to meet Heat star LeBron James and rapper Drake, and he posted some Tweets that made headlines. His biggest misstep, however, came during the summer when he departed early from a quarterback camp for high school players run by the Manning family in Louisiana. Manziel said it was a mutual decision after he overslept and missed meetings and activities. Manziel was the main attraction at SEC Media Days, where he was peppered with questions but answered with the same cool and calm he often shows in the face of a pass rush. “I don’t feel like I’ve done anything that’s catastrophic,” Manziel said at the time. “Of course, I’ve made my mistakes. It’s time to grow up.”

Spurrier set for season debut

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Steve Spurrier has always liked the attention South Carolina gets by starting its season on a Thursday night. Having All-America Jadeveon Clowney on the sidelines, though, guarantees the Gamecocks will get plenty of attention whenever they play this season. “I told my wife this morning, I was looking at the paper, all the NFL guys are playing this Thursday night,” Spurrier said. “Those dadgum guys are crowding in on our Thursday night TV games.” Don’t worry, coach, your ratings will likely be high among NFL scouts, who’ll tune to watch Clowney. The 6-foot-6, 274-pound junior — and presumptive No. 1 pick in the next draft — steps on the field for the first time since the Outback Bowl when he sent the helmet of Michigan runner Vincent Smith flying and turned momentum to the Gamecocks in a 3328 victory. The hype hasn’t slowed down since. Clowney’s hit won an ESPY for “Best Play.” He’s met LeBron James, been linked to rap mogul Jay-Z and is considered a legit candidate to become the first defense-only player to walk away with the Heisman Trophy. First, the Tar Heels.

Clowney, Spurrier believes, is eager to show his skills on the field again instead of hearing about what might happen. “Jadeveon, obviously, he and Johnny Football are the two guys the whole country’s been talking about. And I think Jadeveon’s handled it very well,” Spurrier said. The Gamecocks are 13-1 at home since Clowney arrived in 2011. North Carolina left tackle James Hurst, an allAtlantic Coast Conference player with NFL aspirations of his own, is the first who’ll try and slow down the Gamecocks defensive end. Hurst has watched Clowney on film since January and has patiently fielded question after question about what’s in front of him. “I don’t really know if it matters if I’m tired of talking about him because I know it’s going to be a big deal,” Hurst said. “It just keeps reminding me of how big of a deal it is, so it’s probably a good thing.”

5 THINGS TO WATCH

1. WELL, THERE’S CLOWNEY: Clowney kept astounding teammates throughout the offseason. He ran a 4.46 second time in the 40-yard dash. He toppled a two-man tackling sled with linemate Gerald Dixon. And here’s

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a scary proposition — Clowney says he’s in the best shape of his life. “I used to get tired last year during games a lot. Now, I just got myself really in shape. That’s all it was. I am not worried about my game, because my game was all right last year. I was just out of shape last year.” Out-of-shape Clowney had 13 sacks and was the SEC’s defensive player of the year. 2. NORTH CAROLINA’S RENNER: Tar Heels quarterback Bryn Renner could be the best offensive player on the field. He’s thrown 52 touchdown passes the past two years and believes he’s more adept at running coach Larry Fedora’s high-speed offense. Renner hasn’t thrown an interception in his last 91 attempts and says he has to get rid of the ball so quickly, he has no time to worry about Clowney. 3. ACC MEETS SEC: South Carolina has had its way with ACC opponents since Steve Spurrier arrived after the 2004 season. The Gamecocks have won four straight in the Palmetto State rivalry series. The Gamecocks have gone 84 against ACC teams in Spurrier’s eight previous seasons, including a 21-15 win at Chapel Hill the last time they played North Carolina. 4. NEW FACES IN THE BACKFIELD: Both teams have to break in new tailbacks. South Carolina sophomore Mike Davis, the brother of former Clemson 1,000-yard rusher James Davis, will get first crack at taking over for Marcus Lattimore. Sophomore Romar Morris is atop the depth chart for the Tar Heels after two-time 1,000yard rusher Giovani Bernard left for the NFL. 5. SPURRIER DOESN’T LOSE OPENERS: South Carolina’s coach has won his past 20 college openers dating to his debut season at Florida in 1990. Throw in a pair of NFL opening victories in 2002 and 2003 with the Washington Redskins and that streak grows. Spurrier’s lone college opening loss? To South Carolina while he was in his last season as Duke’s coach in 1989. Spurrier’s Blue Devils bounced back to win their third straight over North Carolina and take the ACC title.

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Martin, Rangers pound Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) — The Texas Rangers once again got the best of Seattle ace Felix Hernandez. The AL West-leading Rangers pounded Hernandez for nine runs and 11 hits in three-plus innings on Wednesday en route to a 12-4 win over the Mariners. Hernandez fell to 0-4 with a 7.57 ERA in five starts against the Rangers this year. The right-hander’s 20career losses against Texas are his most against any team. “We don’t own him. No one owns him,” Rangers manager Ron Washington said. “He’s only human and there’s some days he’s going to go out there and things aren’t going to fall into place. Fortunate for us, today was one of those days.” Hernandez struggled early on Wednesday. Leonys Martin started the scoring with two outs in the second, slicing a 2-1 pitch into the Seattle bullpen in left field. The three-run home run was part of a career-high four RBIs game for Martin. Texas kept the pressure on with two more runs in the third and five in the fourth. Ian Kinsler chased Hernandez (12-8) in the fourth with a run-scoring single, the fourth straight hit for the Rangers to open the inning. “Felix is always a great challenge to face,” said Elvis Andrus, who had three of the team’s 17 hits. “Every time you face one of the best pitchers in the league, it’s a great challenge to be able to beat him. We know we have to do every little thing. Don’t try to make him feel comfortable on the mound and that’s what we did today.” “I thought he was up for the most part and they were ready to hit,” Mariners manager Eric Wedge said. “They are a good hitting ballclub, ready to hit it.” While the offense gave him an early lead, Martin Perez (8-3) limited the Mariners to two runs and five hits in six innings. Perez breezed through the Mariners lineup, not allowing a hit until Kyle Seager’s one-out single in the fourth. The right-hander won his fifth straight decision — he hasn’t lost since July 21 — and is the first Texas rookie pitcher to win five consecutive starts. “He’s growing,” Washington said. “You’re watching it right in front of your eyes. I just think you need to watch it and enjoy it. He just goes out there and does what he does. That’s throw the fastball down in the zone, change speeds and use his breaking ball and move it around.” Adrian Beltre and Mitch Moreland also added homers for the Rangers, as every Texas starter got a hit except for Alex Rios.

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DAY LOCAL SCHEDULE — THURSDAY, AUG. 29 — • Roswell at Valencia, 3:30 p.m. GIRLS SOCCER

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Dora at Lake Arthur, 5:30 p.m. NMMI at Corona, 5:30 p.m. Elida at Hagerman, 6 p.m. Hondo Valley at Carrizozo, 6 p.m. Gateway Chr. at Capitan, 6 p.m.

PREP VOLLEYBALL

SPOTLIGHT 1974 — Nineteen-year-old high school basketball star Moses Malone, signs a contract with the Utah Stars of the ABA to become the first player to go directly from high school into major professional basketball. 1987 — Charlie Whittingham becomes the first trainer to surpass 500 stakes wins when he sent Ferdinand to victory in the Cabrillo Handicap at Del Mar Racetrack. 1993 — Laffit Pincay Jr. wins the 8,000th race of his career aboard El Toreo in the seventh race at Del Mar racetrack to become the second thoroughbred jockey to ride

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8,000 winners. 1993 — Brandie Burton’s 20-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff edges Betsy King for the du Maurier Classic title, the LPGA tour’s final major of the season. 2000 — Second-seeded Gustavo Kuerten, the reigning French Open king, is beaten 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (1) by qualifier Wayne Arthurs in the U.S. Open. Kuerten is the second No. 2 seed to be eliminated in the first round since 1956. 2000 — Anaheim’s Darin Erstad goes 3-for-5 to reach

200 hits faster than any player in 65 years as the Angels beat Toronto 9-4. 2007 — Bernard Lagat, an American citizen since 2004, is the first U.S. runner to win a world 1,500-meter championship. No American had won an Olympic gold medal in the event since Mel Sheppard in 1908. 2010 — Kenya’s David Rudisha sets a world record in the 800 meters for the second time in a week at the Rieti Grand Prix. Rudisha clocks 1:41.01 in the two-lap race, shaving 0.08 seconds off the mark he set last weekend in Berlin.


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PIGSKIN PROGNOSTICATIONS OUR PANEL OF EXPERTS PICKS THE WINNERS OF THIS WEEK’S AREA FOOTBALL GAMES

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FEATURED GAME VS. DEXTER — Demons Stadium, Dexter • Friday, 7 p.m.

HONDO VALLEY VS. DORA

Coyotes Stadium (Dora), 3 p.m. 2012 RECORDS Hondo Valley 5-5, Dora 8-1 COACHES Hondo Valley, Brandon Devine; Dora, Mason McBee LAST YEAR Dora won 65-52 in the regular season and Hondo Valley won 44-24 in the state semifinals WHAT TO WATCH The rematch of last year’s state semifinals features two teams in very different situations. Hondo Valley returned nearly all of its playmakers, including Billy Candelaria and Roberto Nores, whereas Dora lost all of its primary playmakers. ... Dora’s top returnees include Jestin Watson, who was second on the team in most offensive categories last season, and Eddie Arzate, last year’s backup QB. ... Candelaria and Nores combined for more than 1,400 rushing and 1,000 passing yards last season.

ARTESIA VS. LOVINGTON

Wildcat Stadium (Lovington), 7 p.m. 2012 RECORDS Artesia 8-4, Lovington 5-7 COACHES Artesia, Cooper Henderson; Lovington, Jaime Quinones LAST YEAR Artesia won 56-7 WHAT TO WATCH Both teams have a ton of question marks on both sides of the ball, so Week 1 will be about fitting the right players into the right positions. ... Artesia has just one player, Deion Wesson, who saw significant time on the offensive side returning this year ... Junior Ben Kelley will be Artesia’s starting QB in Week 1 ... Lovington’s situation is just as fluid with all of the key skill positions still up in the air, including quarterback, where Zach Molinar and Jordan Garcia are both candidates.

American League At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .79 55 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . .75 56 Baltimore . . . . . . . . . .70 61 New York . . . . . . . . . .70 63 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .60 74 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .77 56 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .71 61 Kansas City . . . . . . . .68 64 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .57 74 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .56 76

Pct GB .590 — .573 2 1⁄2 .534 7 1⁄2 .526 8 1⁄2 .448 19

Pct GB .579 — .538 5 1⁄2 .515 8 1⁄2 .435 19 .424 20 1⁄2

TV SPORTSWATCH

TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Thursday, Aug. 29 COLLEGE FOOTBALL 4 p.m. ESPN — North Carolina at South Carolina 6 p.m. FS1 — Utah St. at Utah 7:15 p.m. ESPN — Mississippi at Vanderbilt GOLF 8 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Wales Open, first round, at City of Newport, Wales (same-day tape) 1 p.m. TGC — Web.com Tour, Hotel Fitness Championship, first round, at Fort Wayne, Ind. 3:30 p.m. TGC — LPGA, Safeway Classic, first round, at Portland, Ore. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 11 a.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Oakland at Detroit or L.A. Angels at Tampa Bay 5 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Baltimore at Boston or Cleveland at Atlanta TENNIS 11 a.m. ESPN2 — U.S. Open, second round, at New York 5 p.m. ESPN2 — U.S. Open, second round, at New York

NMMI Golf Course Asst. Professional Overall Record

0-1 GUNN

0-1 DOERHOEFER

Dora Artesia Dexter Hagerman NMMI Roswell Lake Arthur NMMI JC

Hondo Valley Artesia Dexter Hagerman NMMI Carlsbad Lake Arthur NMMI JC

CONSENSUS

Hondo Valley 5-1 Artesia 6-0 Dexter 6-0 Hagerman 5-1 Hatch Valley 4-2 Tied 3-3 Lake Arthur 6-0 Tied 3-3

West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . .75 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .59 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . .59 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .44

L 55 57 72 73 88

Pct GB .586 — .568 2 1⁄2 .450 18 .447 18 1⁄2 1 .333 33 ⁄2

Tuesday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 7, Toronto 1 Oakland 6, Detroit 3, 6 innings Boston 13, Baltimore 2 Atlanta 2, Cleveland 0 L.A. Angels 6, Tampa Bay 5 Chicago White Sox 4, Houston 3 Kansas City 6, Minnesota 1 Texas 4, Seattle 3, 10 innings Wednesday’s Games Texas 12, Seattle 4 Toronto 7, N.Y. Yankees 2 Oakland 14, Detroit 4 Boston 4, Baltimore 3 Atlanta 3, Cleveland 2 Tampa Bay 4, L.A. Angels 1 Chicago White Sox 6, Houston 1 Kansas City 8, Minnesota 1 Thursday’s Games Oakland (Colon 14-5) at Detroit (Scherzer 19-1), 11:08 a.m. Kansas City (B.Chen 5-2) at Minnesota (Deduno 8-7), 11:10 a.m. L.A. Angels (Vargas 7-5) at Tampa Bay (Odorizzi 0-0), 11:10 a.m. Baltimore (Tillman 14-4) at Boston (Lester 12-7), 5:10 p.m. Cleveland (U.Jimenez 9-8) at Atlanta (Medlen 10-12), 5:10 p.m. Seattle (E.Ramirez 4-1) at Houston (Lyles 66), 6:10 p.m. Friday’s Games Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 5:05 p.m. Kansas City at Toronto, 5:07 p.m. Cleveland at Detroit, 5:08 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Boston, 5:10 p.m. Minnesota at Texas, 6:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Milwaukee, 6:10 p.m. Seattle at Houston, 6:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Oakland, 8:05 p.m.

National League At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .80 52 Washington . . . . . . . .67 65 Philadelphia . . . . . . . .61 72 New York . . . . . . . . . .59 72 Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 82 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . .78 55 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . .77 55 Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . .75 59 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .58 74 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .56 77 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Los Angeles . . . . . . . .78 55 Arizona . . . . . . . . . . .68 64 Colorado . . . . . . . . . .63 72 San Diego . . . . . . . . .60 73 San Francisco . . . . . .59 74

Pct GB .606 — .508 13 1 .459 19 ⁄2 .450 20 1⁄2 .374 30 1⁄2

Pct GB .586 — 1⁄2 .583 .560 3 1⁄2 .439 19 1⁄2 .421 22

Pct GB .586 — .515 9 1⁄2 .467 16 .451 18 .444 19

VS. CARLSBAD — Ralph Bowyer Stadium, Carlsbad • Friday, 7 p.m.

— ROSWELL

Myers and Mitchell Pinell. Gomez started at WR and S, Myers started at TE and DE, and Pinell started at RB and S. ... Junior Justin Rucker will take over at QB for Rallin Harris and figures to be a big part of Texico’s classic wing-T offense. ... Pinell will be the focus of the offense and should get a bulk of the carries. ... Dexter’s situation in the backfield isn’t settled as of yet, but Jacob Sanchez should see some time back there this week. ... Kyle Bonner is moving to quarterback, which should provide Dexter plenty of options in the running game. ... Dexter will have two big advantages up front in size and experience. ... Defensively, Anthony Sandoval is a wrecking ball for the Demons. He led the team in sacks a year ago and will probably do the same again this year.

OTHER LOCAL GAMES

MLB

Hondo Valley Artesia Dexter Hagerman Hatch Valley Roswell Lake Arthur Glendale

RANDY DOERHOEFER

NMMI Sports Information Director Overall Record

FEATURED GAME

— TEXICO

2012 RECORDS Texico 9-2, Dexter 7-5 COACHES Texico, Ryan Autrey; Dexter, Frank Sandoval LAST YEAR Texico won 19-0 in the regular season and 28-14 in the state quarterfinals KEY TRIO Texico, John Myers (TE/DE), Mitchell Pinell (RB/S), Justin Rucker (QB/S); Dexter, Kevin Bonner (WR/DB), Kyle Bonner (QB/DB), Anthony Sandoval (OL/LB) QUOTABLE “I’d like for us to put offensive pressure on them. We have a better nucleus of kids coming back and it’s not so much onedimensional, it’s two-dimensional. I’d like to spread the field and see if they can cover the inside of the field.” — Frank Sandoval WHAT TO WATCH Texico has just three starters back on both sides of the ball and it’s the same three kids — Adrian Gomez, John

0-1 CARPENTER

GEOFF GUNN

CAPITAN

VS.

2012 RECORDS Roswell 5-6, Carlsbad 5-5 COACHES Roswell, Jeff Lynn; Carlsbad, Ron Arrington LAST YEAR Carlsbad won 20-6 KEY TRIO Roswell, Cody Dross (RB/LB), Josiah Earwood (LB), Joseph Lovato (QB); Carlsbad, Rodney Holcomb (QB), Travis Kessler (WR), Trevin Ramirez (WR) QUOTABLE “I think our outside (linebacker) play on their inside receivers will be the key.” — Jeff Lynn WHAT TO WATCH Carlsbad loves to throw it with Rodney Holcomb and he’s got two dangerous weapons in wideouts Travis Kessler and Trevin Ramirez. The Cavemen will spread the field and throw the ball upwards of 80 percent of the time. ... Holcomb is the key to the entire system and he has the ability to

HAGERMAN

Bobcat Stadium (Hagerman), 7 p.m. 2012 RECORDS Capitan 8-4; Hagerman 9-2 COACHES Capitan, Jim Hughes; Hagerman, Casey Crandall LAST YEAR Hagerman won 48-6 in the regular season and Capitan won 24-6 in the state semifinals WHAT TO WATCH Hagerman has all of its key guys back this year and has its sights set on winning its first state title since 2009, especially after last year’s disappointing loss in the semifinals to the Tigers. ... Jose Bejarano (WR), Alejandro Ramos (QB) and Jessie Rodriguez (WR) make up the offensive core for the Bobcats. ... Capitan has quarterback Ruben Mendoza back, but gone is the quartet (Tim Dickinson, Tory Padilla, Dreamer Whipple and Jacob Wilcox) that made up Capitan’s potent ground attack. ... Expect Mendoza to carry the load, at least early in the season.

NMMI

VS.

HATCH VALLEY

Bears Stadium (Hatch), 7 p.m. 2012 RECORDS NMMI 2-8; Hatch Valley 8-4 COACHES NMMI, Randy Montoya; Hatch Valley, Jack Cisco LAST YEAR Hatch Valley won 49-14 WHAT TO WATCH NMMI is always full of question marks because of its late start to practice. ... Jose Lira will start under center and Dominic Moore will start in the backfield behind him for the Colts. ... Hatch Valley’s QB situation is settled — do-everything senior Chase Carson is the starter after throwing for 1,446 yards and rushing for 1,395 more last season. ... Also back for the Bears is third-leading rusher Juan Caraza (562 yards on 84 carries).

SCOREBOARD

Tuesday’s Games Washington 2, Miami 1 Milwaukee 7, Pittsburgh 6 Atlanta 2, Cleveland 0 N.Y. Mets 5, Philadelphia 0 St. Louis 6, Cincinnati 1 San Francisco 5, Colorado 3 Arizona 10, San Diego 9, 10 innings Chicago Cubs 3, L.A. Dodgers 2 Wednesday’s Games L.A. Dodgers 4, Chicago Cubs 0 Washington 4, Miami 3 Pittsburgh 7, Milwaukee 1 Atlanta 3, Cleveland 2 Philadelphia 6, N.Y. Mets 2 Cincinnati 10, St. Louis 0 Colorado 5, San Francisco 4 San Diego 5, Arizona 1 Thursday’s Games Philadelphia (E.Martin 2-2) at N.Y. Mets (C.Torres 2-2), 11:10 a.m. Miami (Koehler 3-8) at Washington (G.Gonzalez 7-6), 5:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 9-9) at Pittsburgh (Cole 6-6), 5:05 p.m. Cleveland (U.Jimenez 9-8) at Atlanta (Medlen 10-12), 5:10 p.m. Friday’s Games Philadelphia at Chicago Cubs, 12:20 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Washington, 5:05 p.m. St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 5:05 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 5:30 p.m. L.A. Angels at Milwaukee, 6:10 p.m. Cincinnati at Colorado, 6:40 p.m. San Francisco at Arizona, 7:40 p.m. San Diego at L.A. Dodgers, 8:10 p.m.

NFL

Ratliff: 2012 groin injury causing current absence

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff says there is no issue with his hamstring, meaning a setback that will cost him at least the first six games is related to a groin that was surgically repaired eight months ago. Ratliff spoke at the team’s kickoff luncheon Wednesday, a day after being put on the physically unable to perform list. He never answered questions from reporters during training camp in Oxnard, Calif., where coach Jason Garrett said he was sidelined by a hamstring injury sustained in the pre-camp conditioning test and lingering issues with his groin. The team put him on the reserve list as part of cutting the active roster to 75 players, and Ratliff can’t play until Oct. 20 at Philadelphia. He was out the first four games last year with an ankle injury and then sat the final six with the groin problem. Ratliff, who turns 32 on Thursday, had sports hernia surgery in December. “Absolutely I’m disappointed,” Ratliff said

in a rare and brief interview. “But everyone knew what the issue was way beforehand. Everyone knew what it was since last year. I’m not going into much more detail other than that. It’s for sure it’s not a hamstring tweak. So that’s all I have to say about it.” When asked why he didn’t do his rehabilitation at the team’s Valley Ranch headquarters, Ratliff responded, “Good question.” He wouldn’t elaborate. “Let’s just keep the focus on these guys going out there and playing and winning games,” said Ratliff, who said he “absolutely” plans to play this season. “I’m not going to be here and be a distraction to anybody. Just stay as professional as possible about the whole situation. But everyone that is involved knows what is going on.” Cowboys owner Jerry Jones declined to address any perceived differences with the training staff over Ratliff’s comments. He said he didn’t second-guess the decision for Ratliff to participate in the conditioning test July 20 in California because “everybody involved in that decision thought he could run it.” Defensive end DeMarcus Ware was ready for training camp after attending rehab sessions at Valley Ranch following offseason shoulder surgery. Jones said Ratliff not doing his rehab work with the team was “a combination of schedule. It’s a combination of preference.” “It implies that he was not involved in supervision and he was,” Jones said. “We knew what he was doing. We did have special situations that gave us peace of mind that we were getting the work done and we were getting the injury rehabbed.” Jones said he expects Ratliff to play this season. By the time he’s eligible to return, Ratliff will have missed 16 of the past 22 games, and he has just two sacks in the two years since he signed a $40 million extension on a contact that now runs through 2017. Ratliff didn’t have a sack in the six games he played last year. “It is a setback,” Jones said. “We will have to adjust just as we would if it was a mid-season injury. What we’re doing there and his status is that hopefully will move the process along faster.” Nick Hayden, a sixth-year player who has started 28 games in his career but was out of football last season, was in Ratliff’s spot in the preseason against Cincinnati last weekend. The Cowboys are also without Anthony Spencer, the defensive end on Ratliff’s side. Spencer underwent arthroscopic knee surgery early in camp and says he believes he’ll be ready for the opener Sept. 8 against the New York Giants. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he was “hopeful” Ratliff would play this season. “Right now, we don’t think he’s going to be ready to play in the next few weeks, so we thought this was a good move, give him

beat you with his arm and with his feet. Last year, he threw for 1,776 yards and rushed for another 295 ... The offense has morphed into a true spread passing attack because of the lack of a dynamic playmaker at running back, but Carlsbad will keep you honest with Holcomb’s running ability and a mix of reverses and draw plays. Kain Fierro, the third-leading rusher a year ago, could be the guy in the backfield. ... Nose guard Nathan Rose is the strength of Carlsbad’s defense. ... For Roswell, finding playmakers on the offensive side of the ball will be critical. The starting QB and RB are gone from last season, leaving holes to fill at two positions that are critical to Lynn’s option offense. ... Roswell is solid up front and has a good linebacking corps, but the secondary still has some question marks.

JESUS CHAPEL VS. LAKE ARTHUR

SATURDAY’S GAMES

Panthers Stadium (Lake Arthur), 6:30 p.m. 2012 RECORDS Jesus Chapel 7-5, Lake Arthur 9-1 COACHES Jesus Chapel, Gary Wilcox; Lake Arthur, Jose Cruz Porras LAST YEAR Did not play WHAT TO WATCH Lake Arthur has its primary playmaker back in Miguel Rubio, who ran for 2,093 yards and 34 TDs last season. ... The Panthers also return Cody Dalton, who threw for 737 yards and 19 scores, and rushed for 294 yards and six TDs. ... Jesus Chapel has made the playoffs each of the past two seasons, but hasn’t been in the title mix in some time. The Chargers lost six seniors from last year’s team, nearly half their roster.

GLENDALE

VS.

NMMI

Colt Field (Roswell), 7 p.m. RECORDS Glendale 0-1, NMMI 0-1 COACHES Glendale, Mickey Bell; NMMI, Joe Forchtner LAST YEAR Glendale won 47-33 LAST WEEK Glendale lost to Snow 19-9; NMMI lost to Mesa 41-24 WHAT TO WATCH The Gauchos led 7-3 at halftime and were tied 9-9 in the fourth quarter against second-ranked Snow last week before letting it slip away. ... Tre Grant calls the signals for the Gauchos, who were ranked 20th in the preseason NJCAA coaches poll. Grant is a 6-foot-3, 190-pound freshman who moves well and has a strong arm. ... Quinn Billerman tweaked his ankle last week for NMMI, but the sophomore captain will return to start this week. ... Leslie Young figures to get plenty of touches for the Broncos in the ground game. a chance to get himself healthy,” Garrett said. “You know it’s a long season, a lot of football games to be played over the course of a long time.”

Browns waive DB Trevin Wade, former draft pick

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns were awarded rookie linebacker Eric Martin on waivers from New Orleans and waived second-year cornerback Trevin Wade. A seventh-round pick last season from Arizona, Wade injured his shoulder while trying to make a diving interception during a training camp practice. He appeared in 13 games last season, playing mainly on special teams. The 6-foot-2, 250-pound Martin originally signed with the Saints as an undrafted free agent on April 28. He played in all three exhibition games, recording one special teams tackle. New Orleans waived the former Nebraska player on Tuesday. As a senior, Martin was named first-team All-Big Ten and led the Cornhuskers with 8 1⁄2 sacks. The Browns said he will wear No. 56 and is expected to be available Thursday night for the exhibition finale in Chicago.

Transactions

Wednesday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Recalled RHP Kevin Gausman from Norfolk (IL). Optioned LHP Wei-Yin Chen to their Gulf Coast League affiliate. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Placed OF Ryan Raburn on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of OF Matt Carson from Columbus (IL). National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Reinstated INF Willie Bloomquist off the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP David Holmberg to Mobile (SL). ATLANTA BRAVES — Activated 2B Dan Uggla from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Todd Cunningham to Gwinnett (IL). PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Optioned C Tony Sanchez and LHP Jeff Locke to Altoona (EL). SAN DIEGO PADRES — Recalled LHP Robbie Erlin from Tucson (PCL). Optioned RHP Brad Boxberger to Tucson. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Recalled RHP Michael Blazek from Memphis (PCL). Optioned RHP Carlos Martinez to Memphis. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association HOUSTON ROCKETS — Signed G-F Ronnie Brewer. SACRAMENTO KINGS—Signed G Trent Lockett. FOOTBALL National Football League CINCINNATI BENGALS—Placed LB Brandon Joiner on the reserve/injured list. CLEVELAND BROWNS — Claimed LB Eric Martin off waivers from New Orleans. Waived DB Trevin Wade.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Signed CB Will Blackmon. Waived CB Marcus Burley. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Claimed DL Gilbert Pena off waivers from Green Bay and LB Ja’Gared Davis off waivers from the Houston. Released OL Brice Schwab and CB Ras-I Dowling. NEW YORK JETS—Signed QB Graham Harrell. Released C Dalton Freeman. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed WR Jordan Norwood. Waived DE Aaron Morgan. Canadian Football League HAMILTON TIGER-CATS — Released DL Greg Peach. SKIING U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association USSA — Named Tiger Shaw chief operating officer, effective Oct. 1. SOCCER Major League Soccer LOS ANGELES GALAXY — Signed MF Landon Donovan to a multiyear contract extension. TRACK & FIELD TURKISH ATHLETICS FEDERATION — Announced European 100-meter hurdles champion Nevin Yanit was banned for two years after testing positive for banned substances during a competition in February in Duesseldorf, Germany. COLLEGE CENTRAL ARKANSAS — Suspended WR Jacoby Walker, WR Wyatt Hikins, OL Jordan Kersh and OL C.J. Simon two games each and RB Willie Matthews one game. CHARLESTON SOUTHERN — Named Adam Vrable hitting coach and infield instructor. Named Drew Woodall student assistant baseball coach. CHOWAN — Named Brittany Hall women’s assistant basketball coach. FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON — Named Julie Flantzer assistant athletic director for sports medicine. HIGH POINT — Named Will Hayes assistant strength & conditioning coach. HOFSTRA — Named Tracy Koch men’s and women’s assistant cross country coach. MOUNT ST. MARY’S — Named Erin Leddy assistant softball coach and Mo Moriarty assistant baseball coach.NEW JERSEY CITY — Named Rich Alberto women’s assistant soccer coach. NEW MEXICO — Named Ed Manzanares the assistant athletic director for major gifts and Allison Buck interim director of operations for volleyball. PENN — Named Dr. Scarlett K. Schmidt executive director of athletics development. RADFORD — Named Jackie Jenkins volunteer assistant softball coach. SACRAMENTO STATE — Named Nichole Willis and Danielle Kaminaka assistant softball coaches. TEXAS A&M — Announced the suspension of QB Johnny Manziel for the first half of its Aug. 31 game against Rice. TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN — Named Andrew Carson volunteer assistant baseball coach/camp coordinator and director of baseball operations. WRIGHT STATE — Named Greg Lovelady baseball coach.


NATION/STATE

Roswell Daily Record

Thursday, August 29, 2013

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AP Photo

This file combination image shows handout photos of the victims killed during the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas. From top left, Michael Grant Cahill, 62, of Cameron, Texas; Maj. Libardo Eduardo Caraveo, 52, of Woodbridge, Va.; Staff Sgt. Justin M. DeCrow, 32, of Evans, Ga.; Capt. John Gaffaney, 56, of San Diego, Calif.; Spc. Frederick Greene, 29, of Mountain City, Tenn.; Spc. Jason Dean Hunt, 22, of Frederick, Okla., Sgt. Amy Krueger, 29, of Kiel, Wis.; Pfc. Aaron Thomas Nemelka, 19, of West Jordan, Utah; Pfc. Michael Pearson, 22, of Bolingbrook, Ill.; Capt. Russell Seager, 51, of Racine, Wis.; Pvt. Francheska Velez, 21, of Chicago; Lt. Col. Juanita Warman, 55, of Havre de Grace, Md.; and Pfc. Kham Xiong, 23, of St. Paul, Minn.

Fort Hood gunman sentenced to death FOR T HOOD, T exas (AP) — A military jury on Wednesday sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, handing the Army psychiatrist the ultimate punishment after a trial in which he seemed to be courting martyrdom by making almost no effort to defend himself. The rare military death sentence came nearly four years after the attack that stunned even an Ar my hardened by more than a decade of constant war. Hasan walked into a medical building where soldiers were getting medical shouted checkups, “Allahu akbar” — Arabic for “God is great!” — and opened fire with a laser sighted handgun. Thirteen people were killed.

Hasan, who said he acted to protect Islamic insurgents abroad from American aggression, had no visible reaction when the sentence was announced, staring first at the jury forewoman and then at the judge. Some victims’ relatives were in the courtroom but none showed any reaction, which the judge had warned against. The American-bor n AP Photo Muslim of Palestinian descent acted as his own This undated file photo provided by the Bell County Sheriff's attorney and never denied Department shows Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan. his actions at the huge Texas Army post. In open- deliberated the sentence gles with images of Capt. ing statements, he told for about two hours. They John Gaffaney bleeding to jurors that evidence needed to agree unani- death at her feet, said she would show he was the mously on the death was not opposed to the shooter and described penalty. The only alterna- punishment. himself as a soldier who tive was life in prison Hasan wanted “to be a had “switched sides.” without parole. martyr and so many of The same jurors who Kathy Platoni, an Army the (victims’) families had convicted Hasan last week reservist who still strug- spoken to the issue of not

giving him what he wants because this is his own personal holy war,” said Platoni, who watched most of the trial from inside the courtroom. “But on the other hand — this is from the bottom of my heart — he doesn’t deserve to live,” she said. “I don’t know how long it takes for a death sentence to be carried out, but the world will be a better place without him.” Hasan could become the first American soldier executed in more than half a century. But because the military justice system requires a lengthy appeals process, years or even decades could pass before he is put to death. He was expected to be taken on the next available flight to the military

prison at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. In his final plea for a death sentence, the lead prosecutor assured jurors that Hasan would “never be a martyr” despite his attempt to tie the attack to religion. “He is a criminal. He is a cold-blooded murderer,” Col. Mike Mulligan said. “This is not his gift to God. This is his debt to society. This is the cost of his murderous rampage.” Since the attack, the federal government has sought to execute Hasan, believing that any sentence short of a lethal injection would deny justice to the families of the dead and the survivors who had believed they were safe behind the gates of Fort Hood, about 70 miles north of Austin.

Judge apologizes Calif. launches drone to aid wildfire battle for rape comments

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge on Wednesday stood by his decision to send a former teacher to prison for 30 days for raping a 14-yearold girl who later killed herself, but said he “deserved to be chastised” for his comments about the young victim. District Judge G. Todd Baugh sentenced former Billings Senior High School teacher Stacey Rambold to 15 years, then suspended all but 31 days and gave him credit for one day already served. In handing down the sentence Monday, Baugh said the teenage victim was “older than her chronological age” and had as much control of the situation as the teacher who raped her. Faced with a backlash over the comments and calls for his resignation, Baugh, 71, wrote an apology in a letter to the editor

STATE BRIEFS

NM gets $1M for carbon dioxide production

SANTA FE (AP) — The State Land Office says it’s received $1.2 million in royalties from a company for carbon dioxide production in northeastern New Mexico. Land Commissioner Ray Powell said the payment from the Hess Corp. covers production since 2010 on state trust land in Harding County in a carbon dioxide gas field known as the West Bravo Dome. Powell said the carbon dioxide is sent by pipeline to West Texas where it’s injected in oil reservoirs to help increase production. Public schools, universi-

of The Billings Gazette. He said his comments were demeaning of all women and not reflective of his beliefs. Later Wednesday, the judge spoke to reporters in his office. He said he was “fumbling around” in court trying to explain his sentence and “made some really stupid remarks.” “I don’t know how to pass that off. I’m saying I’m sorry and it’s not who I am,” Baugh said. “I deserve to be chastised. I apologize for that.” However, Rambold’s sentence was appropriate, he said. Rambold was charged in October 2008 with three counts of sexual intercourse without consent after authorities alleged he had an ongoing sexual relationship with Cherice Moralez, starting the previous year when she was 14.

ties and state hospitals benefit from revenues collected on oil and gas production on state trust lands. The Land Office received about $487 million in royalties from oil and gas production in the last budget year.

130 animals found at home of dead woman

CLOVIS (AP) — About 130 sick and dying animals have been discovered around the “deplorable” home of a 47-year-old New Mexico woman who was found dead, authorities in Curry County said Wednesday. The woman was found

GROVELAND, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters battling the giant wildfire burning in the Sierra Nevada added a California National Guard Predator drone to their arsenal Wednesday to give them almost immediate views of any portion of the flames chewing through rugged forests in and around Yosemite National Park. The MQ-1 unmanned aircraft being remotely piloted hundreds of miles away quickly alerted fire bosses to a new flare-up they otherwise wouldn’t have immediately seen. “They’re piping what they’re seeing directly to the incident commander, and he’s seeing it in real time over a computer network,” said National Guard Lt. Col. Tom Keegan. Previously, ground commanders relied on helicopters that needed to refuel every two hours. The 12-day-old Rim Fire continued to grow, expanding to 301 square miles.

But crews building lines around the flames made significant progress, and containment jumped to 30 percent. Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are aiding firefighters. Increasingly confident fire of ficials said they expect to fully surround the blaze in three weeks, although it will burn for much longer than that. “We continue to get line around this fire,” California fire spokesman Daniel Berlant said Wednesday. “It’s not nearly as active as it was last week.” While unmanned aircraft have mapped past fires, use of the Predator will be the longest sustained mission by a drone in California to broadcast information to firefighters in real time. The plane, the size of a small Cessna, will remain over the burn zone for up to 22 hours at a time, allowing fire commanders to monitor fire activity, determine the fire’s direc-

tion of movement, the extent of containment and confirm new fires ignited by lightning or flying embers. The drone is being flown by the 163rd Wing of the California National Guard at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside and is operating from Victorville Airport, both in Southern California. It generally flew over unpopulated areas on its 300-mile flight to the Rim Fire. Outside the fire area, it will be escorted by a manned aircraft. Officials were careful to point out the images are being used only to aid in the effort to contain the fire. In 2009 a NASA Predator equipped with an infrared imaging sensor helped the U.S. Forest Service assess damage from a fire in Angeles National Forest. In 2008, a drone capable of detecting hot spots helped firefighters assess movement of a series of wildfires stretching from Southern California’s Lake Arrow-

head to San Diego. The Rim Fire started Aug. 17 and quickly exploded in size, becoming one of the 10 largest California wildfires on record. Its progression slowed earlier this week when it moved from parts of the forest with thick underbrush that had not burned in nearly a century to areas that had seen fire in the past two decades. But it will bur n for months, possibly until California’s dry season ends this fall. “My prediction is it will bur n until we see rain,” said Hugh Saf ford, a regional ecologist with the U.S. Forest Service. That means the smoke could continue to foul air north of Yosemite in the Lake Tahoe basin and neighboring Nevada, although residents received something of a reprieve Wednesday when for the first time in three days blue sky was sometimes visible through the haze.

last week in a filthy home also packed with cats, dogs and other animals, Undersheriff Wesley Waller said. “The smell was just horrendous,” Waller said. “The conditions there were so bad that it’s impossible to imagine how someone could live there.” Two children less than 10 years old were also in the home, Waller said. They were not injured and are now staying with family friends, he said. Deputies say the cause of the woman’s death is still under investigation and the animals don’t appear to be a factor. The woman has not been identified. Authorities found goats,

rabbits, prairie dogs, hamsters, ferrets, turtles, snakes and lizards inside the home. All the cats were in such poor condition they had to be euthanized, Waller said, but the other animals have been placed with rescue groups.

his wife’s car into a wall and damaging the garage and a bathroom. The city told Kopczuk that he has to resort to his homeowners insurance for the nearly $11,000 of damage. City Attor ney David Tourek told KRQE-TV that liability lies with the teens who caused the crash by switching seats as they drove drunk in a stolen vehicle. Kopczuk said police shouldn’t have allowed the bait car to enter a residential neighborhood. Tourek said the officer was awaiting backup and that there was no immediate threat to public safety.

Ex-Gallup Housing Authority executive is indicted

City refuses to pay for damage from ‘bait’ car

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Albuquerque refuses to pay for damage to a home struck by a city-owned bait car driven by teens. Bait cars are vehicles deployed to catch thieves. Peter Kopczuk says the bait car crashed into his home on July 15, shoving

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — The former executive director of the Gallup Housing Authority has been indicted for alleged fraud. New Mexico prosecutors said Wednesday that a federal grand jury has indicted 37-year-old Danny Garcia for allegedly engaging in a scheme to defraud the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development out of more than $100,000. They say 61-year -old Michael Virruso also was indicted in the 12-count indictment filed late Tuesday.


B4 Thursday, August 29, 2013 DEAR ABBY UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE

DEAR ABBY: While I was out of town, my husband, “Miles,” ran into his high school girlfriend at a party hosted by good friends of ours. She has been through a bad divorce, and Miles insists his desire to keep in touch with her is merely concer n for a dear friend. Until I put a stop to it, he was calling her every night, talking with her for at least an hour at a time. He said there was nothing more to it. I have now insisted that he call her only once a week and in my presence. He’s comply-

ing, but it distresses me to hear him enjoy the conversation so much. Miles truly cares about her and she makes him laugh. He says he loves only me and will never leave me. He’s a good man and I believe him, but ... How should I handle this? I don’t want to forbid him to talk to her, but I am feeling very insecure. Am I foolish to let their contact continue? We have been married 30 years. THREATENED IN KENTUCKY DEAR THREATENED: Tell your husband you know he loves you, has good morals and would never leave you, but that you feel intimidated by his renewed relationship with his high school sweetheart. Tell him you know he is kindhearted, but for YOUR mental health to please consider winding down these conversations. And it would be a kindness for him to recommend a counselor to his friend to help her resolve

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DEAR ABBY: I’m 27 and the mother of a 6-year-old boy. I kiss him on the mouth and never thought twice about it until today, when my husband told me it’s “creepy” that I do it at my son’s age. In my family we have always kissed on the mouth, and I still kiss my mother this way. Is it “weird” or inappropriate? I did not think so, but now I’m concerned. “SMOOCHY” IN TACOMA, WASH. DEAR “SMOOCHY”: Did you also kiss your father on the mouth? Different families have different customs, and if your husband spent much time around your family he should have noticed that. I don’t see anything weird or inappropriate about the way you kiss your child. If your son

reaches an age where it makes him uncomfortable, I’m sure he’ll let you know. #####

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DEAR ABBY: I work in customer service and have noticed that more than half the people who write in abruptly end their emails with “Please advise.” To me, it seems rude and demanding. I feel that if a question has already been asked, there is no need to follow up with this phrase. What is the proper etiquette for using this phrase? OFFENDED IN NEW JERSEY

DEAR OFFENDED: There is no rule of etiquette pertaining to the use of the phrase “please advise.” Many individuals who write to me for advice end their letters that way. It’s not offensive; it simply means the person is asking for a reply.

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FROM HELOISE

KING FEATURES SYNDICATE Dear Heloise:

How do you MEASURE COCONUT? Tightly packed in the measuring cup, like brown sugar; or loosely measured, like flour and sugar?

Dilbert

Patrick C., Colville, Wash.

Good question, Patrick! Grated or flaked coconut should be lightly added to a measuring cup, then gently patted down. Add more if needed, and level off the top.

Today’s Crossword Puzzle

Brown sugar is different. It should be packed firmly down into the cup, to remove any air bubbles. Don’t overfill or crush the ingredients — they should not be hard to remove from the measuring cup. Thinking about coconut makes me want to bake a cake! One of my favorites is Heloise’s Chocolate Sauerkraut “Surprise” Cake. For this recipe, as well as recipes for Red Velvet Cake and Mother’s Tomato Soup Cake, send $3 and a long, selfaddressed, stamped (66 cents) envelope to: Heloise/Cake, P.O. Box 795001, San Antonio, TX 78279-5001. When coating a pan while making a chocolate cake, flour can make the cake look, well, not so pretty. So, instead of flour, use cocoa! Give it a try. Heloise

For Better or For Worse

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P.S.: Any leftover coconut? Sprinkle some on fresh-cooked pancakes or waffles!

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Dear Heloise:

In response to your recent column about not overdoing your perfume, I have worked in hospital settings and would like to remind your readers that they should refrain from wearing perfume when visiting patients. Scents can be very upsetting (literally) to anyone who isn’t feeling well. Many medical facilities advise staff not to wear perfume. I can’t tell you how often I get on an elevator or just walk down a hallway and am overwhelmed by the perfume smell of someone who had gone ahead of me. Virginia P., Baton Rouge, La.

Dear Heloise:

Hagar the Horrible

Snuffy Smith

Hello! Today it was time to empty two partial liquid- laundry-detergent containers into one. I didn’t have a funnel to fit the detergent bottle.

In the pantry, I spotted some little kids’ cardboard cone-style party hats left over from a party. I cut the pointed end to fit snugly into the detergent bottle. No detergent burps or spills, and the used “funnel” went into the garbage. Mary, via email

Dear Heloise:

Here’s an easy way to make a homemade air freshener: All you do is slice some lemons into a pot of water and let it come to a boil. Turn the heat off and let sit on the stove. The aroma will waft through your home, giving a wonderful citrus smell. M.G., via email

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B5

Stocks edge higher as Syria, oil worries linger Roswell Daily Record

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market edged higher Wednesday as investors continued to focus on the likelihood of a U.S.led attack on Syria. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 68 points, or 0.5 percent, to 14,844 in early afternoon trading. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained nine points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,639. The Nasdaq composite rose 26 points, or 0.7 percent, to 3,605. The escalating tensions between the U.S. and Syria hit the stock market hard Tuesday, sending the Dow down 170 points. Traders pushed gold to a three-month high and crude oil rose to its highest level in a year and a half. The quick rise in the price of oil has worried investors. Costlier oil almost always translates into higher fuel expenses for businesses and consumers, weighing on consumer spending and the economy. While Syria produces little oil, a regional conflict in the Middle East could lead to supply disruptions in an area where half the world’s proven oil reserves lie. “When you add it all up — the problems in Libya, Egypt, Syria — you’re looking at 3 million barrels a day in potential production outages,” said Nick Koutsoftas, a commodities-focused portfolio manager at Cohen & Steers. Oil rose $1.03, or 0.9 percent, to $110.03

a barrel. It went as high as $112 a barrel overnight. Energy companies were among the biggest gainers in the S&P 500. Shares of oil producer EOG Resources rose $4.39, or 3 percent, $160.66. Dow component Chevron climbed $3.04, or 2.6 percent, to $121.80. While the selling in stocks appears to have abated for now, the overall trend for the market has been down over the last couple of weeks. The S&P 500 has lost 4.6 percent since reaching an all-time high on Aug. 2, while the Dow is down 5.6 percent. Fund managers said investors will have little reason to enter the market until next week’s employment report or until the Federal Reserve holds its mid-September policy meeting. “You may be watching stock prices, but you’re not placing any orders in this market,” said Chris Hyzy, chief investment officer at U.S. Trust. Before Syria grabbed the headlines, the focus had been on the Federal Reserve and whether the central bank was going to pull back on its massive bond-buying program, which has kept interest rates extremely low. If oil prices remain at these elevated levels, the Fed may have to delay easing back on its bond purchases, said Quincy Krosby, market strategist with Prudential Financial.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

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Trader Gregory Rowe, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. U.S. stock futures were modestly higher Wednesday while global exchanges were falling, with Western nations laying the groundwork for potential military strikes in Syria.

Nintendo cuts price of Wii U game console New Mazda6

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nintendo Co. announced Wednesday that it is cutting the price of its Wii U video-game system as it braces for the fall release of competing consoles from Sony and Microsoft. Nintendo will reduce the price of the Wii U deluxe set from $349.99 to $299.99, effective September 20. The company will also release a Wii U bundle featuring “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD,” a remake of the 2003 game, that will also be available September 20 for $299.99.

The Wii U has struggled to find an audience. Nintendo sold 3.61 million of the consoles between the Wii U’s launch last November and the end of June. The company aims to sell 9 million Wii U units over the fiscal year through March 2014. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime said in an interview that consumers who have bought the Wii U “love the system” but want more software. Nintendo’s game releases for the rest of 2013 include “Super Mario 3D World,” “Donkey Kong

Country: Tropical Freeze,” “Wii Party U” and “Wii Fit U.” “As long as we create high-quality software we will be able to drive our business,” Fils-Aime said. Regarding the price cut, he said: “Now is the right time to offer better value. This sets us up for a strong holiday season.” Sony’s new console, the PlayStation 4, is due November 15 with a $399 price tag. Microsoft has not announced an exact launch date for its new Xbox One, which will cost $499. Nintendo also announced

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a new handheld gaming device that will join its successful DS line. The Nintendo 2DS, coming Oct. 12 for $129.99, will play all DS and 3DS games — although it will not display the latter games’ threedimensional graphics. Like Nintendo’s DS models, the 2DS has two screens; unlike them, it does not fold up. Fils-Aime said the 2DS is intended to appeal to “the entry-level consumer looking for lower priced access to a fantastic library.”

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Agile and poised, the new-for-2014 Mazda6 midsize sedan is a major leap over its predecessor in styling, features and fuel economy. Gone is the ho-hum, Toyota Camry-like exterior. In its place is a handsome, rakish look and larger tires. The five-seat Mazda6 interior looks nicer, too, with soft-touch plastic all around and nearly an inch more rear legroom than its predecessor. Front seats now have anti-whiplash head restraints, and push-button start is standard on all models. Thanks to a more fuel-efficient, gasoline four cylinder, the federal government rates the 2014 Mazda6 at 26 miles per gallon in city driving and 38 mpg on the highway, when fitted with a six-speed automatic. This compares with just 21/30 mpg for a similar 2013 Mazda6. Additionally, when equipped with an optional energy-reclaiming system, the 2014 Mazda6 is rated by the federal government at 28/40 mpg. Best of all, the new Mazda6 feels stable and controlled, but not heavy. Traveling at good speed on mountain switchbacks, the test car was well behaved and poised. The Mazda6 also is a recommended buy of Consumer Reports magazine, which says predicted reliability should be above average. Pricing hasn’t changed much from last year. Starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price, including destination charge, is $21,785 for the base, frontwheel drive 2014 Mazda6 Sport with 184-horsepower, four-cylinder engine and six-speed manual transmission. This is up from last year’s $21,520.

Advice for small companies: Take stock, take risks

NEW YORK (AP) — The economy is showing signs of life and that makes it a good time for small business owners to re-evaluate how they are running their companies. Now that crisis mode has passed, owners need to make sure they’re ready to take advantage of growth opportunities on the horizon. Experts say it’s time for owners to think about taking some risks and to make sure that they are taking care of employees. There’s evidence that owners are more confident. Nearly half of small

CATTLE/HOGS

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business owners say there will be growth opportunities in the coming year, according to a survey taken in June and July by the National Small Business Association. That’s up from 38 percent six months ago. And the Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index of small business confidence, compiled from a July survey of owners, jumped 9 points to 25 from the start of the year. Of course, the economy still has soft spots, including manufacturing and sales of new homes, which fell sharply

Mar 15 698ø 705 698 700fl May 15 705 705 700fl 700fl Jul 15 703fl 703fl 695 695ø Sep 15 705ø 705ø 696fl 696fl Dec 15 713 713 705 705ü Mar 16 711ü 711ü 705ü 705ü May 16 711ü 711ü 705ü 705ü Jul 16 716ø 716ø 710ø 710ø Last spot N/A Est. sales 68486. Tue’s Sales: 97,339 Tue’s open int: 369443, off -7339 CORN 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Sep 13 500 506fl 495ø 504ü Dec 13 486 492 479 480fl Mar 14 498fl 504ø 491fl 493ø May 14 506 511fl 499ø 501 Jul 14 512ü 516fl 505 506fl Sep 14 516 516 507 508ü Dec 14 516 520fl 510ø 511fl Mar 15 523ø 523ø 519fl 520ø May 15 528ø 528ø 525 525 528 Jul 15 530ø 531ø 528 Sep 15 517ü 517ü 513fl 513fl Dec 15 505ø 506 501fl 505ø Jul 16 519ü 519ü 518 518 Dec 16 500ø 500ø 499fl 499fl Last spot N/A Est. sales 239295. Tue’s Sales: 290,731 Tue’s open int: 1090214, off -22176 OATS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Sep 13 370 375fl 369 375fl Dec 13 349 352fl 346ø 348ø Mar 14 355fl 355fl 351ø 353 May 14 357ü 357ü 355fl 355fl Jul 14 348fl 348fl 346fl 346fl Sep 14 335ü 335ü 333ü 333ü Dec 14 357ü 357ü 355ü 355ü Mar 15 357ü 357ü 355ü 355ü May 15 357ü 357ü 355ü 355ü Jul 15 357ü 357ü 355ü 355ü Sep 15 357ü 357ü 355ü 355ü Last spot N/A Est. sales 986. Tue’s Sales: 1,258 Tue’s open int: 8881, off -287 SOYBEANS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Sep 13 1414ü 1435 1408ø 1433 Nov 13 1373ø 1387fl 1362ü 1372fl Jan 14 1368 1382fl 1357ø 1368ø Mar 14 1335fl 1356ø 1333ü 1346 May 14 1308 1330 1307 1319ø Jul 14 1304ü 1326ø 1303 1310ü Aug 14 1280ø 1292 1280ø 1292 Sep 14 1249ø 1251fl 1249ø 1251fl Nov 14 1218 1229 1211 1223ü Jan 15 1223 1227 1223 1227 Mar 15 1209fl 1220ü 1209fl 1220ü May 15 1203ü 1213fl 1203ü 1213fl Jul 15 1205 1215ø 1205 1215ø Aug 15 1199 1209ø 1199 1209ø Sep 15 1183fl 1194ü 1183fl 1194ü Nov 15 1160 1160fl 1153 1160fl Jul 16 1146fl 1154ø 1146fl 1154ø Nov 16 1114fl 1122ø 1114fl 1122ø Last spot N/A Est. sales 225934. Tue’s Sales: 281,100 Tue’s open int: 571623, up +4993

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in July. And many owners are uneasy because they don’t know what health insurance will cost under the Affordable Care Act. But owners shouldn’t give into uncertainty, says Paul Sarvadi, an adviser to many small business owners. “I wouldn’t let the negative news and negative backdrop rob you of that innate risk-taking advantage and edge that you have,” says Sarvadi, CEO of Insperity, a Houston-based human resources provider.

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METALS

NEW YORK (AP) _ Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed. Aluminum -$0.8291 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.3113 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper -$3.3070 N.Y. Merc spot Wed. Lead - $2205.50 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.8788 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1419.50 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1419.00 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed. Silver - $24.430 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $24.389 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed. Platinum -$1525.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1540.10 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed. n.q.-not quoted n.a.-not available r-revised

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B6 Thursday, August 29, 2013

Legals

---------------------------------Publish August 22, 29, September 5, 2013 FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT COUNTY OF CHAVES STATE OF NEW MEXICO

CLASSIFIEDS

003. East

MULTI-FAMILY SALE, 610 E. 5th, Fri-Sat, 7am-2pm. Dishes, china, many household items, lawn mowers, clothing, jewelry, tools, knick knacks, TV, seasonal decor. Don’t miss this one!

GILBERT JOSHUA MUNOZ Petitioner,

SUSAN MICHELLE SALAZAR Respondent.

RE: DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish August 29, 2013 PUBLIC NOTICE

ROSWELL INTERNATIONAL AIR CENTER

STATE OF NEW MEXICO TO:

Notice is hereby given that an action has been brought in the District Court of Chaves County, No. DM-13-485 in which Gilbert Joshua Munoz is the Petitioner, and you are the Respondent, requesting a Dissolution of Marriage. Unless you enter an appearance in said cause on or before October 18, 2013, judgment will be rendered in said cause against you by default. Petitioner’s Address is: 1303 Meadow Lane Roswell, NM 88203

KENNON CROWHURST Clerk of the District Court

By: /s/Maureen J. Nelson

---------------------------------Pub. Aug. 29, Sept. 5, 12, 2013

STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Alex Torres, Petitioner vs

Kacey Trujillo, Respondent DM-2013-505

NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF ACTION

GREETINGS: TO: KACEY TRUJILLO You are hereby notified that a cause of action is being brought against you in the District Court of Chaves County, Cause No. DM-2013-505, in which Alex Torres, is the Petitioner, and you are the Respondent. Unless you enter an appearance in this cause of action within thirty (30) days from the last date of publication of this Notice of Pendency of Action, the Petitioner may request the Court to issue a default judgment against you. Petitioner’s address is: 502 S. Wyoming #306 Roswell, NM 88203

KENNON M. CROWHURST CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT s/ Maureen J. Nelson Deputy

GARAGE SALES

002. Northeast

414 E. 23rd Space #15, Sat., 9am-1pm. Furniture, tools, some housewares. 115 THREE Cross Dr., Sat., 9am. Some furniture, keyboard, variety of items including tools, golf equip., wench, etc.

003. East

Big parking lot sale, 1600 E. 2nd, Sat. 8am. Several vendors, lots of nice stuff.

005. South

Legals

NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF ACTION

GREETINGS:

209 S. Stanton, Friday 7am-6pm, Saturday 7am-2pm. Baby girl items, clothes, furniture, home decor & lots of misc.

GIANT YARD Sale, lots of collectibles, NRFB barbies, trading cards, Beanie Babies, gym equipment & lots more. Fri. Aug. 30 -Sept. 1st, 7am, 221 W. Linden, Hagerman. Call Betty or Barb, 575-752-0309.

vs.

Case#DM-2013-485

004. Southeast

2013 - 2015 DBE PROGRAM ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO

The City of Roswell, New Mexico has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26.

The City has established an overall goal of 4.01% of the Federal financial assistance it will receive for improvements to the Roswell International Air Center. The City estimates it will meet this goal entirely through race-conscious measures.

The program and rationale used in developing the goal are available for review at: Roswell International Air Center, 1 Jerry Smith Circle, Roswell, New Mexico 88203. The program and rationale will be available for review for 30 days following the date of this publication. The City and FAA Civil Rights Office will take comments on the program and rationale for 45 days following the date of this publication. Comments should be sent to the City at the address listed above or to: FAA Civil Rights Office, AWP-9, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009-2007. -----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish August 8, 15, 22, 29, 2013 STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

No. D-504-CV-2012-00495 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., vs.

006. Southwest 1016 S. Kentucky, Friday-Saturday, 6am-11am.

1502 S. Kansas, Saturday, 8am-3pm. Mexican Imports - 30 yr. accumulation. 1405 YALE, Sat., 7am, No early birds. Dining room dinner table, 36” TV, Polo shirts, women’s clothes, shoes, household items.

008. Northwest

2100 Ristra Rd., Thurs-Sat, 7-noon. Antique toys & jewelry & tools.

ANNOUNCEMENTS 025. Lost and Found

FOUND DOG near Cahoon Park, male Golden Retriever cross. 317-1770 LOST 2 small dogs on Hervey St., 1 Calico colored answers to “Ginger”; 1 blonde answers to “Princess”. If found, please call 623-8056. LOST SMALL black neutered dog, white on chest, goes by the name of “Little Boy”. Likes kids & females. Reward. Call 575-208-0082

INSTRUCTION

030. Education & Instructions DAVID HETT, Music teacher has openings for lessons on various instruments. 623-4475.

EMPLOYMENT

045. Employment Opportunities

Plaintiff,

MICHAEL L. ROBERTS; and ERIKA M. ROBERTS, Defendants.

NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on September 3, 2013, at the hour of 11:45 am, the undersigned Special Master will, at the south door of the Roswell Police Department, 128 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico, sell all the right, title and interest of the above named Defendants in and to the hereinafter described real estate to the highest bidder for cash. The property to be sold is located at 1808 S. Washington Avenue, Roswell, and is situate in Chaves County, New Mexico, and is particularly described as follows: LOT EIGHTEEN (18) in BLOCK TWO (2) of AMENDED PLAT OF LOTS 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, & 25, in BLOCK TWO (2) of PLAINS PARK SUBDIVISION NO. 2, 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 April 25, 1956 and recorded in Book C of Plat Records, Chaves County, New Mexico, at Page 51.

THE FOREGOING SALE will be made to satisfy a judgment rendered by the above Court in the above entitled and numbered cause on July 26, 2013, being an action to foreclose a mortgage on the above described property. The Plaintiff's Judgment, which includes interest and costs, is $120,451.96 and the same bears interest at 6.250% per annum from June 15, 2013, to the date of sale. The amount of such interest to the date of sale will be $1,670.65. The Plaintiff and/or its assignees has the right to bid at such sale and submit its bid verbally or in writing. The Plaintiff may apply all or any part of its judgment to the purchase price in lieu of cash. The sale may be postponed and rescheduled at the discretion of the Special Master.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the real property and improvements concerned with herein will be sold subject to any and all patent reservations, easements, all recorded and unrecorded liens not foreclosed herein, and all recorded and unrecorded special assessments and taxes that may be due. Plaintiff and its attorneys disclaim all responsibility for, and the purchaser at the sale takes the property subject to, the valuation of the property by the County Assessor as real or personal property, affixture of any mobile or manufactured home to the land, deactivation of title to a mobile or manufactured home on the property, if any, environmental contamination on the property, if any, and zoning violations concerning the property, if any.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the purchaser at such sale shall take title to the above described real property subject to a one month right of redemption.

Electronically signed /s/ A.D. Jones A. D. Jones, Special Master P.O. Box 1180 Roswell, NM 88202-1180 (575) 622-8432

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

THOUGHT OF driving Big Rigs the oil fields are going strong and Companies are looking for CDL Drivers. In less than 2 months you can have your Class A License and making the money you deserve. Classes are forming now you can call Artesia Training Academy for more information. Or visit our web site. Phone # 575-748-9766. Web site: artesiatrucking@pvtn.net AMERIPRIDE LINEN Requisition# 106406

Customer Solutions Specialist Job Description is listed on line at Career Builders Application must be filled out on line at careerbuilders.com This is a full time position Must be able to pass drug test. Competitive salary and benefits. EOE EMPLOYER

DRIVER NEEDED Class A or B CDL with clear driving record, local route, competitive pay, 401K, insurance and paid time off. Call 800-658-2673 or 806-293-4431 GIRL SCOUT volunteers needed. Make a difference in the life of a girl. Call 575-622-7801 for info. DAIRY QUEEN North now seeking managers. Pick up an application at 1900 N. Main or call Richard Day 575-649-2496.

045. Employment Opportunities

EYE TECH Computer & medical skills prefered, but will train the right candidate. Send resume to PO Box 8244 Roswell, NM 88202. Dean Baldwin Painting, LP aircraft strip and paint services, is presently looking to fill the following long term, full-time positions: PAINTERS – Exp in stripping and painting aircraft or vehicles. PAINTER HELPERS – Exp preferred but not required. On the job training available! PART-TIME OFFICE person able to do bookkeeping, secretarial duties, and take minutes for meetings. Approximately 10 hours per month in Hagerman, NM. Send resume to: HDSWCD PO Drawer H Hagerman, NM 88232 Residential/Commercial Carpenter. $20-$30/hr DOE. Must have minimum 5yrs experience, pass pre-employment & random drug screen. Please fax resume to 575-748-2142 or email to sidgiles@gilesinc.net NEED CASH? Be your own boss & build your business at Blairs Monterey indoor market at 1400 W. 2nd. Booths start at $75 mo. Call 623-0136

AUI INC., an EEO heavy highway construction company (License No. 20617), seeks full-time experienced OPERATORS / WATER TRUCK DRIVERS / OILERS / LABORERS for projects located in the Artesia area. Pre-employment drug screen required for position. * Available health / dental insurance package * Paid Vacation * 401K Savings Plan * Salary DOE Mail resumes to, Attn: HR, PO Box 9825, Albuquerque, NM 87119, fax to (505) 998-5251, or email to recruitment@auiinc.net ADMIRAL BEVERAGE is currently hiring Class A CDL drivers. Position must be filled immediately. Local delivery, excellent pay, hourly and overtime, 4 day work week, affordable health insurance. Great opportunity for someone looking for long term employment. www.admiralbeverage.com All About Spas and Leisure Living is accepting applications for a Sales Associate. Great earning potential. Must be able to pass drug screening & background check. Inquire at All About Spas, 3700 N. Main St., Roswell. KYMERA NEW MEDICAL OFFICE POSITIONS: As a growing Independent Physicians Office, Kymera is now seeking Qualified Applicants for: CFO - Accountant: FT - 2-4 yrs exp working with Medical Office accounts. BA in Accounting. CPA preferred. Practice Manager – Primary / Urgent Care: FT: 4-5 yrs direct Med Office exp. Working Knowledge of Fed Regs, HIPAA/OSHA requirements, EMR exp, and ability to manage large staff. Supervisory & Administrative exp. required. Human Resources FT: Working Knowledge of Fed Regs, HIPAA/OSHA requirements. Exp. in human resources preferred. Please Fax resume with cover letter to: Human Resources 575-627-9520

Roswell Daily Record

045. Employment Opportunities

Avon, Buy/Sell. Become Ind. Sales Rep $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR Phlebotomy Certification Class (Blood Drawing), September 28th & 29th, $300. 505-410-7889 or 505-410-9559 swphlebotomy.com ADVERTISE YOUR DRIVER JOBS in 33 New Mexico newspapers for only $100. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 288,000 readers. Call this newspaper to place your ad or log onto www.nmpress.org for more information. ATTENTION DEDICATED & REGIONAL DRIVERS! Averitt Offers Excellent Benefits & Hometime. CDL-A req. 888-362-8608. Recent Grads w/a CDL-A, 1/5/wks. Paid Training. Apply online at AverittCareers.com Equal Opportunity Employer PRICE’S CREAMERIES is seeking Route Sales Driver in Roswell with one to two years experience in direct delivery route sales in the food and/or beverage industry with a valid CDL A or B. Work Schedule (M T-Th-F) with great benefits and competitive pay. Submit resume to www.deanfoods.com by August 28, 2013. EEOE M/F/D/V Experienced Dispencing Optician wanted. Will train right candidate. Bilingual a plus. Send resume and cover letter to PO Box 1897 Unit 360, Roswell, NM 88202. Turquoise Health and Wellness is seeking to fill a half-time position as a Safe and Stable Families Practitioner. This is an in-home service program working with families to improve parenting, life skills, and access to community resources. If you are an energetic person and want a rewarding career in the mental health field, come be a part of our team. Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Education or related field is required. Must have 3 years experience working with families. An EOE. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. Please send resume to: Turquoise Health and Wellness Attn: Samantha Reed 110 E. Mescalero Rd. Roswell, NM 88201 or sreed@thwnm.org

IMMEDIATE OPENING to become “a member o our team” with a well established, friendly company. BOOKKEEPER position available for a person with experience and training. Must have references and a great attitude. Complete benefit package. Send resume in confidence to Personnel Manager, Box 490, Roswell, NM 88202 or fax to 575-627-7002. Turquoise Health and Wellness is seeking to fill a full-time position as a Safe and Stable Families Supervisor. This is an in-home service program working with families to improve parenting, life skills, and access to community resources. If you are an energetic person and want a rewarding career in the mental health field, come be a part of our team. Master’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, Education or related field is required. Must have 7 years experience working with families and 2 of those years must be in a supervisory role. An EOE. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. Please send resume to: Turquoise Health and Wellness Attn: Samantha Reed 110 E. Mescalero Rd. Roswell, NM 88201 or sreed@thwnm.org

045. Employment Opportunities

JFA Distributing LLC •Management opportunity •Paid vacations •Training Provided

1600/month per agreement

(575) 578-4817

AMERIPRIDE LINEN Requisition# 106413 Customer Service Manager

Job Description is listed on line at Career Builders. Application must be filled out on line at careerbuilders.com This is a full time position. Must be able to pass drug test. Competitive salary and benefits. EOE EMPLOYER

WANTED: Commercial Sales / Outside Sales Representative

McCoy's Building Supply is seeking a Commercial Sales/Outside Sales Representative to serve contractors and homebuilders out of our Roswell, NM location.

Qualified candidates will have intermediate-level knowledge of building products, local building codes, and the building supply industry. Candidates with experience selling to professional builders and contractors are preferred.

Candidates must meet and adhere to Company driving and licensing requirements for equipment and vehicles, as well as be able to use personal vehicle to visit customers, job sites and purchasing offices of prospective and assigned accounts. McCoy's Building Supply is a successful family-owned lumber and building supply retail chain with 85 retail stores located throughout Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Mississippi and Arkansas. If you are interested in pursuing an opportunity in this fast-paced, hard-working, retail building supply environment, apply online at: http://www.mccoys.com/ why-mccoys/careers

Please No Calls to the Store. Drug, Background, and Motor Vehicle Driver screens REQUIRED EOE, AAP, D, F, VA (COMPETITIVE WAGES)

KYMERA NEW MEDICAL OFFICE POSITIONS: As a growing Independent Physicians Office, Kymera is now seeking Qualified Applicants for:

Transcriptionist FT - HS diploma or equivalent. 1 yr recent exp. in Medical Transcription using Dictaphone equipment. Proficiency in computer applications, with ability to type 55wpm+, and broad knowledge of med terminology is required. Demonstrate friendly/ outgoing attitude and organizational skills. Fax Resume with Cover letter to: 575-627-9520

I NEED a driver with CDL license. Call 575-840-9869 A-1 MOWER has a part time opening for small engine technician. Apply in person at 421 E. 2nd St. BUTCH’S RATHOLE & ANCHOR SERVICE Now hiring Class A CDL drivers for Artesia, NM yard. Insurance & 401K. 575-513-1482, Garry. CDL CLASS A Driver wanted. Experience with Endump preferred, local work. Call Connie at 626-9155. CAR RENTAL company accepting applications for customer service and counter sales. Applications available at Avis Car Rental Counter, inside airport.

045. Employment Opportunities

MJG CORPORATION is accepting applications for an energetic part-time secretary. Must have at least 1 year experience and have knowledge of windows operating systems. Please pick up application at MJG Corporation, 204 W. 4th St. Roswell, NM 88201 or fax work history to 575-623-3075 Attn: Gary. NOW TAKING applications for server/cashier & kitchen help. Please apply in person at Zen Asian Diner, 107 E. Country Club Rd.

SEEKING QUALIFIED Plumber, pay is negotiable. Must pass drug test. 575-208-0105 Journeyman/Electrician NEEDED and 2 yr apprentice needed. Call for appointment, 575-734-0335.

Experienced Phlebotomist part time to start. Fax resume to 575-622-2820. PVT AND FUEGO WIRELESS CATV SERVICE TECHNICIAN-FUEGO WIRELESS Responsible for CATV and telephone installation along with problem diagnoses to satisfy the customer. Assists in CATV plant design and implementation, and troubleshooting. This position is based at PVT Headquarters in Artesia.

WIRELESS INSTALLER-FUEGO WIRELESS Installs and supports Wireless Internet and Security solutions; assists in administering the wireless network design, implementation and troubleshooting; assists in Security System design, implementation, and troubleshooting. This position is based at PVT Headquarters in Artesia.

MARKET ANALYST-PVT Responsible for market analysis of all services within Peñasco Valley Telecommunications and its subsidiaries' services areas; assess promotional needs; gathering pertinent data and analyzing the results; evaluate demographics, competition, prices, distribution channels and marketing outlets to develop marketing and sales strategies.. SERVICE TECHNICIAN-PVT HONDO EXCHANGE Responsible for telephone installations, repairs and replacements, installing switching and problem diagnoses to satisfy the members of the cooperative. This position is based at Hondo, NM. PVT and Fuego Wireless provide a competitive wage and benefits package.

Applications may be obtained from www.pvt.com, www. fuegowireless.com, or from PVT Headquarters. Applications and resumes should be sent to HR Dept., Peñasco Valley Telecommunications, 4011 W. Main, Artesia, NM 88210. E-mail to: ritah@pvt.com Fax to: 575.736.1376. Equal Opportunity Employer

CURRENTLY HIRING for housekeeping and maintenance. Apply at Motel 6, 3307 N. Main St.

SERVICES

105. Childcare

MADDY-TAYS PRESCHOOL is now enrolling all ages. We accept children six weeks up to ten years old. Please call 575-622-6576 or come by 1200 W. Alameda to enroll.

140. Cleaning

SUNSHINE WINDOW Services. Clean windows in & out, clean outside houses. Free estimates. 575-626-5153 or 626-5458


Roswell Daily Record 140. Cleaning

195. Elderly Care

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

TWO LADIES needs fulltime jobs, caring for elderly, experienced & trustworthy can furnish references. 626-1744 & 626-9117

I CLEAN HOUSES, OFFICES, RENTAL PROPERTY and WINDOWS. Call 623-2283

House Cleaner or care giver. Excellent references affordable. Call 637-9166

150. Concrete

185. Electrical

ELECTRICAL SERVICES Meter loops, service upgrades, remodels, additions, service calls. Lowest prices in town. Free estm. Lic#360025. 910-4193

COMFORT KEEPERS provides the kind of in-home care services that help people maintain full and independent lives, all in the comfort and familiar surroundings of their own home. Keep in mind all of our caregivers are thoroughly screened, bonded and insured. It is our goal to provide the most trusted service in Chaves County. We would be happy to arrange a free in home assessment to help you learn more. Before you decide on your home care provider, give us a call at 624-9999. www.comfortkeepers.com

Compassionate Healthcare provider needed all hours. Please call 622-6331.

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

225. General Construction

CONCRETE WORK and stucco. 575-420-3825

195. Elderly Care

200. Fencing

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Summer Clean-up rake leaves, tree trimming, weed eating, haul trash, property clean-up & much more. Call Joseph, 317-2242. WE WORK All Yard work & hauling. Call Will at 317-7402 “Big E’s” Landscaping & Yardwork mow, trim, prune property clean-up, sprinkler sys. senior disc. 914-6025

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

JOHN 3:16 yard work. Call Mel 575-408-9052. Professional Yard care, trees, lawns, bushes. 973-1582 - 624 5370

230. General Repair

285. Miscellaneous Services

HANDYMAN SERVICES, carpentry, drywall repairs. 940-781-0004

MEDICAL ALERT for Seniors - 24/7 monitoring. FREE Equipment. FREE Shipping. Nationwide Service. $29.95/Month CALL Medical Guardian Today 888-416-2099

Milligan Contracting Call Geary at 575-578-9353

235. Hauling

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

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Bòidheach Yards and Gardens. Property cleanup & hauling, year round maintenance, landscaping, tree management. You'll love our prices! 578-9404.

Canada Drug Center is your choice for safe and affordable medications. Our licensed Canadian mail order pharmacy will provide you with savings of up to 90 percent on all your medication needs. Call today 1-800-661-3783, for $10.00 off your first prescription and free shipping.

WW LAWN Service Property cleanup - Mowing - Shrub & hedge trimming & much more. Call Juan, 626-6121.

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 1-866-938-5101.

CLASSIFIEDS

285. Miscellaneous Services

QuickCut Tree Services Best prices, great clean-up. Call for free estimates, 575-208-8963.

SAVE ON Cable TVInternet-Digital PhoneSatellite. You`ve Got A Choice! Options from ALL major service providers. Call us to learn more! CALL Today. 888-706-8846

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

SAVE $$$ on AUTO INSURANCE from the major names you know and trust. No forms. No hassle. No obligation. Call READY FOR MY QUOTE now! CALL 1-888-719-6435

490. Homes For Sale

QUALITY RECYCLING Stop don’t do that we pay cash for that. Cans; 58 cents lb, batteries; $4.00 each, copper; up to $3.00 lb., Cadillac convertors; starting at $5.00 goes to $350.00. We buy all types of metal and tin. Open 7 days a week. 2662 Hwy 285. Old A-1 Septic Building. 1 mile past the By-pass on left side of the road. Call 575-937-2909.

310. Painting/ Decorating

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

345. Remodeling

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

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POSSIBLE OWNER financing avail. on this well constructed, top of the line, newer, manufactured home w/covered decks & fenced backyard. In Ruidoso, NM just a short walk from shopping, bank & ENM University. 3br/2ba, 1450 sqft. 1 level w/carport, fully furnished & ref. air, $145k. MLS #111860. James Paxton, Century 21 Aspen Real Estate 575-257-9057, 800-658.2273

Nice 5br/3ba country home, approx. 2700 sqft, large covered porch, on 6 acres, water rights, $35k down, negotiable. See pics at, & click on “contact us”

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

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Owner can finance or get your own financing. 575-973-2353

2BR, ALL new plumbing, new tub, faucets, vanity, kitchen sink & cabinet, newly painted inside/out, all new doors & carpet, $29k-OBO, in a decent area, 1609 N. Kansas. 575-347-5648 or 575-626-0518.

PRICE REDUCED $40,000; 1995 Oak Creek, 16x80, 3br/2ba, central air, gas & elec., all appliances, carport w/patio, 12x16 shop, also has storage shed, in Sr. park. 622-7012 or 910-9716

TWO NEIGHBORING 20 acre ranches each just $12,900 or together for $24,000. Lender repossession. 1 hour 45 minutes southwest of Albuquerque. These ranches previously sold for 3x the new asking price. Remote, high dessert setting with good access and electric. Financing available. Call NMRS 1-888-676-6979.

FSBO: SMALL down payment. 1103 W. 3rd. Call for appointment, 317-0029. FSBO: 3br/1ba, laundry room, completely remodeled, 308 E. Ballard, $89k OBO. Call 627-2143 or 420-8281

GREAT NE home, split bedrooms, 3/2/2, owner financing available, $139,900, 842 Swinging Spear. 626-4666 or 622-4470

SELL OR RENT YOUR HOUSE FASTER! INCLUDE A PICTURE FOR JUST $5! E-MAIL PICTURES TO: CLASSIFIEDS@ RDRNEWS.COM

495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

FSBO 3/1 carport a must see, appliances H/wood floors, ref. air, 907 W. Mathews $79,500

M. G. Horizons All types of Stucco and Wire lath. Free Estimates 623-1991

Tractor work Lots mowed, discing, blading, post holes. 347-0142 or 317-7738

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2BR, large backyard, completely fenced, everything new. Located on S. Michigan, close to Missouri Ave. School. $75,000. 806-445-3640 for info. (MUST SEE-VERY CUTE HOME)

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492. Homes for Sale/Rent

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

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520. Lots for Sale

PREMIUM 5 acre tracts, good covenants (no mobile homes), Pecan Lands West on Brown Rd between Country Club & Berrendo. Owner will finance with 10% down. 622-3479, 624-9607, 626-6790, 626-6791, 626-3848.

45 Acres w/well -well house, elec.available, $1000 an acre. Call 575-752-7819 or 575-626-1947 5 TO 20 acres w/or w/o Senior water rights, large remodeled 3br/2ba farm house, hay barn & pipe working corrals & stalls, irrigation well, sprinkler system, edge of Roswell. 575-625-6785

510. Resort-Out of Town

VERY LARGE 3br house on Marion Richards Rd., sits on 6 acres, close to Berrendo Middle School, owner will carry w/$8k-$10k down payment. 626-3977 or 622-6629

Mobile Home Lots for sale: Lot size 50x134 $19,500. Owner financing w/ $4000 down. 50 lots to choose from. On Washington & Brasher. 420-1352.

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 info.

2 LOTS for sale on the base, $2000 each. 420-3637 NICE BUILDING lot for sale, 1200 W. Stone, $5000. 622-6786 CORNER OF DIAMOND A & LATIGO. 188ftX146ft. 626-4113 or 626-4213

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Yates Petroleum Corporation has an opening in Artesia, NM for a Maintenance Technician. Job Description • Perform building, plumbing and electrical maintenance. • Keep all facilities neat and clean in appearance, both inside and outside. • Maintain landscape and grounds around all buildings. • Other tasks as assigned by Facilities Supervisor. Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalent. • • Valid NM Drivers’ License and be insurable on company auto insurance. • Be able to lift 100 lbs. • Ability to climb ladders, without fear of heights. • General maintenance skills with electrical, plumbing and mechanical knowledge.

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IMMACULATE CUSTOM home, 3yrs old in Briar Ridge, 81 Bent Tree Rd., $142,900. 831-915-0226

I CLEAN HOUSES, OFFICES, RENTAL PROPERTY and WINDOWS. Call 623-2283

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

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490. Homes For Sale

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

395. Stucco Plastering

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410. Tree Service

GROCERY GETTERS We will get your groceries & deliver to your home. Call 623-1044.

350. Roofing

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By owner, 135x110, 1/2 acre lot, city utilities, $15,000. 626-4968 or 575-910-1106 FOR SALE by owner 5 acre lot, great location NW area, well, electric on site, wonderful community custom built homes, $55,000 OBO 760-716-0610 or 575-910-7969 MOBILE HOME lot, fenced, with hookups, 2317 N. Sherman, price reduced. 575-625-9524

RENTALS

535. Apartments Furnished

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

540. Apartments Unfurnished

VALLE ENCANTADA YOUR BEST $ RENTAL VALUE! LARGE 1,2,3 BEDROOMS. FREE UTILITIES. unfurnished, laundry room, playground, pool, ample parking. 2001 South Sunset. 623-3722.

540. Apartments Unfurnished

Town Plaza Apartments NO HUD ACCEPTED ALL UTILITIES PAID Friendly managers. New Renovated EXTRA LARGE 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms. Each 2 & 3 bedroom is multi level, upstairs & downstairs w/ large closets, stove & refrigerator, private patios, and private parking. Complex has a pool, laundry room, and a quiet garden setting environment. Friendly managers on-site. Good credit? Pay less rent! 575-623-2735. BETTER LIVING is within reach! 2br/1ba $592, 3br/2ba, $674, 5br/2ba $812, central H/C, fridge, stove, DW, GD, W/D hookups, 2 refreshing pools, Section 8 Vouchers accepted, 623-7711, Villas of Briar Ridge. 1&2Bd, 3 locations, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No Pets, M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 Roswell Apartment 1700 N. Pontiac Dr., 2br/1ba, $575/mo + dep. stove & fridge, a/c, w/d hookups, water paid. 626-864-3461 1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281

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

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PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. EFF, 1 & 2br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. EFF, 1BR, downtown, clean, wtr pd. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD. 623-8377 THREE RENTALS Available: All 2 bedrooms, no pets, water paid, $500/mo, $400/dep. Inquire at 804 S. Atkinson. 1111 N. Washington #3, 3br/2ba, detached laundry room. 910-4225 2201 S. Richardson #4, 2 br, 1.5 bath, 1 car garage, w/d incl. Call 910-4225 516 S. Sycamore. 3br/2ba. 1 car garage. Laundry room. 910-4225.


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2/1, $625/mo., $400/dep., wtr pd, no HUD/pets, 302 W. Mescalero. 910-1300 2 BDR apt. South location, 6 mo lease. $600/mo, utilities pd. $300 dep. No pets, 420-4535 1BD APT, all bills paid $450mo & $200 dep. 2br also, wtr pd only. 575-625-0079

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished

1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No Pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 FULLY FURNISHED 3br/2ba, double garage at 3015 Alhambra, all bills pd including cable, internet & lawn service. Call Sherlea Taylor at 575-420-1978 or 575-624-2219.

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

36 H St., $550/mo, $550/dep, 2br/1ba, fenced yard, wtr pd, min. 1yr lease, 627-9942.

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

2&3Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No Pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 2br/1ba, $575, 2br/1ba $460 call or text after 5pm, No HUD. 915-255-8335 1611 N. Ohio, 2br/1ba, A/C, fenced, backyard, washer & dryer, $675/mo, $675/DD. 317-6479 2603 W. Alameda 2br/2ba ref. air, w/d hkups, wtr pd $675mo $675DD 317-6479 2607 W. Alameda, 1br/1ba, w/d hkups, $475/mo, $475/DD. 317-6479 1br/1.5ba, Washer, dryer, central ht/air, $500/mo, $450/dep, no pets, smoking or HUD, 575-420-0856. QUIET PRIVATE small 2br, suitable for a couple, single. Safe area near Mt. View School, E. Charleston Rd. $480/mo, includes wtr & garbage, $300/dep. Adjacent workshop available. 575-527-0875 or 480-276-0399 3/2/1, ref air, no pets or HUD, $850/mo, $700/dep. 575-420-5930 2BR/1BA, LARGE fenced yard, great condition, newer carpet, very clean, a/c, w/d hookups, NO PETS, $650/mo, $600/dep, available now, 1505 W. Hendricks. Call 914-9389. 3/1/1 FOR small family, 6 month lease, background check required, no HUD or Pets, 623-0316, lv msg 3BR/1BA W/GARAGE, laundry room & large fenced yard, located at 32 Geiger, $725/mo, $500/dep. 575-420-5516 or 575-623-1800. 2br/1ba, no pets $600/mo, $400/dep. 612-282-7107 or 832-265-0484 602 Redwood 3br/1ba, stove/fridge, w/d hookups, ref air, $800/mo. $500/dep. No Hud 626-7669 3BR NEAR ENMU-R, #20 Murphy Place, HUD approved, w/garage, ldry rm, new carpet, very clean, $650/mo. 623-6999 or 317-2945 1711 N. Pontiac 2br, 1ba $750/$300 1602 N. Kansas, 2br,1ba, $650/$300 both near hospitals 622-2877 2br/1ba, nice carport, West side of town, $650 + $300 dep, no HUD. 420-5604 LARGE 3br/2ba, 912 N. Ohio, $850 + $500/dep, no HUD. 317-4307 REMODELED 2BR/2BA, $850/mo, $700/dep, no pets or HUD, 1005 Meadow Ln, 626-3816. 1BR, SMALL yard, utilities pd., $450/mo, $300/dep. Call 575-444-6442 CLEAN 2br/1ba, covered parking, no HUD, no pets, $600/mo + utilities, $400/dep. 637-6934 VERY NICE & clean, 3br house, 2 car gar., ref. air, sits on 6 acres, close to Berrendo Middle School, $1275 + $1000/dep. 626-3977 or 622-6629

558. Roommates Wanted

WANTED: FT emplyd female to share my house in a quiet, safe area, close to McGaffey & Sunset. All utilities pd, $425/mo. Avail. 8/24. Joann, 575-420-8333.

580. Office or Business Places

558. Roommates Wanted

OFFICE BUILDING & lot for sale or lease, 410 S. Main St., 623-9051 or 420-9072. 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. AVAILABLE 750 sqft at 2600 N. Main. Call John Grieves, Prudential Enchanted Lands, 575-626-7813. 222 B W. 2nd, office space, $375/mo, $375/dep, wtr pd, 627-9942

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605. Miscellaneous for Sale

SHOP BLAIRS! Great deals on used furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles, home decor, tools, electronics, movies, music, jewelry & bows, hat & caps, saddles & tac, toys plus much more. We also buy your unwanted items including complete households & estates. Open daily 9-5. 5611 Hummingbird Ln. 627-2033

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

LIFT chair, pwr wheelchair, patient lifter, crutches, overbed table. 622-7638. Top Quality reconditioned appliances on sale. Many like new less than half the price! Washers, dryers $75 & up. Refrigerators, stoves from $100. Excellent selection, Camper’s Appliances, 300 E. McGaffey 623-0397. Everything guaranteed!

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605. Miscellaneous for Sale

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

ONE (INVACARE) hospital bed w/air mattress, wheel chair, & other invalid equip. call 623-9045 or 626-2179

TOP PRICES paid for household items, furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles, tools, saddles, plus anything else of value. We buy compete household & estates. 623-0136 or 627-2033

1988 CONCESSION trailer, fully loaded, ready to work, $12,000. 575-703-4988 OFFICE FURNITURE: 2 desks, stacking chairs, upholstered chairs. 623-7416 2 WHITE leather couches $500; Black IKEA loft bed $100. 214-883-3153 6 METAL real estate signs, 1 sold sign, asking $65 each OBO. 624-0573, ask for Bill. SERTA MATTRESS king size w/box springs, 3 yrs old, $150. 575-420-0498 or 575-625-0081

745. Pets for Sale

3 MALE Boston Terriers for sale, $400. For more info call 575-914-0435. BASSET HOUND Puppies, 3M, $150 each. Call Mon-Fri after 4pm, Sat-Sun anytime. 575-416-8513. GOLDEN RETRIEVER puppy, AKC reg., 11 wks old, 1 left, $300. Call 443-616-7492

QUALITY RECYCLING Stop don’t do that we pay cash for that. Cans; 58 cents lb, batteries; $4.00 each, copper; up to $3.00 lb., Cadillac convertors; starting at $5.00 goes to $350.00. We buy all types of metal and tin. Open 7 days a week. 2662 Hwy 285. Old A-1 Septic Building. 1 mile past the By-pass on left side of the road. Call 575-937-2909.

2 MALE dogs, both 8yrs, 1 Schnauzer, 1 Dachshund mix for free. 214-883-3153

RECREATIONAL

611. Garage Sales Business 34 Lost Trail in the Briar Ridge housing area. 8am-12pm on Saturday. Something for everyone.

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

615. Coins, Gold, Silver, Buy, Sell, Trade TED AT 578-0805 no longer buys gold & silver

Ultimate BowFlex & C2050 Nordictrack $550. Call 575-420-4284

745. Pets for Sale

765. Guns & Ammunition

SPRINGFIELD M1A National Match .308, Remington 770 30-06, Ruger 10/22. Call or text for details, 575-942-4822.

775. Motorcycles & Scooters

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

2006 HONDA VTX 1800C, 20k miles, $7900 OBO. Call 623-4475.

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

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

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

Labradoodle puppies, adorable, healthy, 1st shots & well socialized, born 7/10/13. $500. 575-317-1237

NICE 1999 Dutchmen 5th wheel RV, 2 slide outs, completely furnished w/all accessories, storage area, freezer, TV, deck, in Appletree RV Park, Ruidoso Downs Sp. 62, $10,000. 575-365-4663 or 746-9503

YORKIE PUPPY, male, 12 wks old, full bred, shots, tail docked, dewclaw removed, $500. Call or text, 626-1040 or 840-9033.

Hospital bed, walker, bath transfer bench, items for handicapp. 622-7638 OVERHEAD PROJECTOR $35; (3) 6ft cabinets $35 each. 622-6786 DISH TV Retailer. Starting at $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) & High Speed Internet starting at $14.95/month (where available.) SAVE! Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL Now! 1-800-315-7043 DIRECTV - Over 140 channels only $29.99 a month. Call Now! Triple savings! $636.00 in Savings, Free upgrade to Genie & 2013 NFL Sunday ticket free!! Start saving today! 1-800-264-0340 MOVING SALE!! If you need it,we probably have it! Call for info 575-495-1839 WHELPING BOX 4x6 vinyl floor, section for sleep, eat & potty, $100. Call or text, 626-1040 or 840-9033. HOT TUB for sale $3000; washer & dryer $350. 505-203-5685 VERY NICE 3 piece sofa set $400. work desk $50. 51in projection TVw/remote works good $200. 27in combo tv w/stand $60. 575-625-0577

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FINA NC IA L Pioneer Bank http://www.pioneerbnk.com 3000 N. Main • 306 N. Pennsylvania • 300 S. Sunset • 624-5200 3301 N. Main • 2 St. Mary’s Place • 627-4400 FUN E RA L HO M E S Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory 910 S. Main St. • 575-622-1121

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R E A L E S TAT E Alex Pankey 501 N. Main • 1-800-806-7653 • 626-5006 • 622-0875

Taylor & Taylor Realtors, Ltd 400 W. 2nd St. • 622-1490 Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors 501 N. Main • 622-0875

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Bill Davis http://www.billdavis-roswellrealestate.com 501 N. Main St., 575-622-0875, 575-420-6300 Shirley Childress http://www.shirleysellsroswell.com 110 E. Country Club • 575-622-7191 • 575-317-4117 P RIN T IN G Ink Plus 200 W. First St • 627-8069 T EC H N O LO G Y Catalyst IT Enterprises P O Box 716 • 637-9356

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

2012 42FT fiberglass 5th wheel, 4 slide outs, 2br, 2 airs, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 4 seasons, many extras, like new, $38,900. 505-385-3944 ‘94 SHASTA 5th wheel, large slide out, everything works, $8k obo. 626-2779

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

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790. Autos for Sale

QUALITY RECYCLING Stop don’t do that, we pay cash for that. Located at South Hwy 285, just past the Bypass on left hand side. Buying cans 65 cents lb., cars starting at $75 going up to $300 each. Metal starting at $90 going up to $275 a ton. All original Cadillac convertors starting at $30 & up to $450 each. Copper high as $4lb. Automobile batteries starting at $6 each. We buy any & all scrap metals. Call anytime, open 7 days a week from 7-5. 575-937-2909. Ask for Donald. ‘97 CHEVY 3/4 ton cargo van, $2000 OBO. 575-420-9488.

750. Sports Equipment

Single axle trailer, 5’x8’x2’ deep, enclosed metal w/gate, $600. 317-9762 CONTRACTOR RACK, long or short bed truck over toolbox or camper, 800lb load limit, $200. 575-623-8836

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{{{SOLD}}} 2004 MERCURY Sable, only 43k miles, very clean, runs great, well cared for, $4500.

790. Autos for Sale Hwy cargo trailer, 5ft wide, 12ft long, 7ft high, 2 Torshin, 627-0138.

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

1995 FORD F150,$1,800. Call 575-637-0563 1977 CHEVY Pickup, 3/4 ton long bed, 454 motor, 400 turbo, $2200 OBO. 575-420-4776 94 TOYOTA Truck, 4x4 x-cab, cold A/C, $6,900 OBO 575-420-4284

796. SUVS

1999 4WD Eddie Bauer Ford Explorer, sun roof, leather, loaded, 151k miles, NADA at $4500, asking $4000 obo. Call 575-914-0380.

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