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ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said the state should consider taking steps to prevent mentally ill people from getting guns. The governor tells The Albuquerque Journal in a statement that she will pursue a proposal during the legislative session next year that would require the state to provide information on people who have been found by a court to be mentally ill or have been committed to an institution. Martinez responded to questions posed by the

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newspaper about gun control after last week’s Connecticut school shooting that left 20 young students and six adults dead. The gunman also killed his mother and himself. Asked about the suddenly renewed political push to increase gun restrictions in the United States, Martinez emphasized the need to better recognize and battle mental health problems to curb gun violence. The New Mexico governor said a push is needed to ensure national criminal databases have updated information on an individ-

ual’s mental health status that would be flagged in federal background checks before some gun sales. Criminals and mentally ill people should never have access to guns, she said. The state’s next session of the Legislature convenes Jan. 15. Martinez said state officials will have discussions about protecting school children by reviewing safety policies at schools, The governor expressed sympathy for victims of the mass shooting “So many of the innocent victims who lost their lives

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were children — an unspeakable horror for parents everywhere who send their kids to school and expect them to come home safely at the end of the day,” the gover nor said. “The children, families, teachers and community members who are impacted by this violence are in all of our thoughts and prayers.” Martinez is a former district attorney and has had a concealed handgun permit. As a prosecutor and gover nor, she often has expressed special concern about violence against children.

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By most standards, Robert Arreola has had a fairly successful tenure as the head coach of the Roswell football team. But maybe not successful enough to keep his job. After three playoff appearances in five seasons, Arreola is apparently on the chopping block. He was asked to resign last week, but declined, saying that he “wasn’t going to quit.” Roswell athletic director Brian Shea refused to speak on the record about the issue, stating only ...

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ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A 16year-old girl has pleaded no contest to first-degree murder and other charges in the 2011 killing of her foster mother. The attor ney for Desiree Linares, of Roswell, told the Albuquerque Journal that his client will be sentenced as a juvenile under terms of the plea agreement and will be kept in the custody of the Department of Children, Youth and Families until she’s 21. Linares and another girl were accused in the June 2011 asphyxiation death of Evelyn Miranda, 53, of Hondo Valley. Both girls were 15 at the time. Linares pleaded no contest on Thursday to first-degree murder, kidnapping and other charges. The trial for the other teen

Hopefuls file for area United Way accepting money school board seats for Sandy Hook School Fund ILISSA GILMORE RECORD STAFF WRITER

Candidates filed to run for the upcoming school board elections Tuesday at the Chaves County Clerk’s office. The election, scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 5, will affect the boards of Roswell Independent Schools, Hager man Municipal Schools, Dexter Consolidated Schools and Lake Arthur Municipal Schools, as well as the Community College Board of Eastern New Mexico UniversityRoswell. RISD incumbents Mackenzie Lee Hunt, Peggy

S. Brewer and Eloy Ortega Jr. are running to retain the seats in Districts 1, 3 and 5. Challenging Brewer will be Jose G. Zavala. For the Hagerman School Board, incumbents Chad Hamill and Wesley Pilley look to retain their positions. Pilley faces opposition from Chris Villa. Incumbents of Dexter Consolidated School Board, Orlando Chavez and Daniel Lathrop, filed to run for Positions 4 and 5, respectively. For the Lake Arthur School Board, incumbent Irma Guillen filed for Posi-

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In light of the devastation that took place in Newtown, Conn., Roswell community members are putting forth the effort to let those affected by the Sandy Hook shooting know that they care. The United Way of Western Connecticut has established the Sandy Hook School Support Fund. All donations collected will be used to provide support services to the families and community members affected by

the tragedy. The United Way of Chaves County will also serve as a donation site. One hundred percent of contributions designated to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund, will be sent to the United Way of Wester n Connecticut. Checks can be sent to the United Way of Chaves County, P.O. Box 301, Roswell, NM 88202. Online donations can also be made at https://newtown.uwwest ernct.org. In a press release, Sherry Mumford, executive director of the United

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Way of Chaves County, stated, “we continue to keep the victims, their families and the entire Newtown community in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.” Those who would like to send a personal message can sign the guestbook on the Ballard Funeral Home and LaGrone Funeral Chapel’s websites. Larry Stiles, manager of Ballard Funeral Home, said that once they’ve collected as many personal messages See UNITED, Page A3

licenses as ID OK School suspends student with ‘hit list’ Driver’s If you’re scrambling to or from federal facilities as A 14-year -old eighthgrade student in Ruidoso has been suspended from Ruidoso Middle School after allegedly threatening to kill other students, according to a press release from the Ruidoso Police Department. Ruidoso Police were notified of the threat by the Ruidoso Municipal Schools interim superintendent on Friday, the same day of the school shootings in Newtown, Conn. Ruidoso Police reported to the school Friday and interviewed several student witnesses about the alleged threats. The witnesses, all eighthgraders, alleged that their classmate had written out a list of students he said he wanted to kill after

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returning to class following an outside recess. Some of the witnesses claimed the student said he intended to bring a gun to school the next day and kill the students on the list. When Ruidoso Police interviewed the student who was alleged to have made the threats, the student, in the presence of his parents and a school representative, admitted he had authored a list of names and that he had told his classmates he intended to kill students. The student said he had been angry over being bullied and by being accused of breaking another student’s toy on the playground the day before. The student said

he ripped up the list later that day and that he never intended to kill anybody. The student and his father admitted that there were guns locked in a safe at the family’s home, but said the student had no access to them. The facts of the incident were presented to the 12th Judicial District Attorney’s Office and the FBI for review and determination of any charges, and both organizations agreed that nothing about the incident rose to the level of a delinquent act or a prosecutable criminal offense. No criminal charges were filed regarding the incident and the matter has been referred back to Ruidoso Schools.

determine whether or not you’ll still be able to get on a plane in New Mexico with your driver’s license next year, it appears you can rest easy for a while. New Mexico is currently one of 24 states that are not in compliance with the federal Real ID Act, but according to an email the Daily Record received Tuesday from U.S. Department of Homeland Security spokeswoman Marsha Catron, the Jan. 15 deadline for compliance applies only to the state meeting requirements, not an individual. The deadline has been extended multiple times and could be extended again, but even if it isn’t, it seems that New Mexico residents who use their driver’s licenses as identification next month will not be turned away at the airport

many residents had feared. Starting in December 2014, however, a stateissued driver’s license or ID card cannot be used by a person under the age of 50 to board a commercial airliner or enter a federal building unless the identification complies with Real ID requirements. The deadline for everyone else is December 2017. The Real ID Act mandates that states have certain security features on driver’s licenses and identification cards and says they must be connected to a national database of license information. The Real ID Act began as H.R. 418 and was approved by the House of Representatives on Feb. 10, 2005, See ID, Page A3


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From left, Kathleen Garcia, Jen Davis and Kurt Gass of PrimeSource Mortgage pose with some of the canned goods donated during a food drive to benefit Harvest Ministries. Sunrise Rotary, PrimeSource Mortgage and the customers of PrimeSource Mortgage donated more than 2,500 cans of food to help feed people in need during the winter months. Gass said that the two entities have had a food drive to benefit Harvest Ministries for the past seven years donating approximately $17,500 of food weighing more than 14 tons during that time period. Kurt said that Harvest Ministries feeds about 40,000 people a month in Chaves, Eddy and Lincoln counties and that this time of year is always a problem with having enough food to give those in need.

NM tops list of best states to be an animal abuser

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — New Mexico has ear ned another embarrassing ranking. The Animal Legal Defense Fund says the state joins Kentucky, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa as one of the five best states to be an animal abuser. The group says it ranks states based on a comprehensive analysis of animal protection laws. Among the problems it cites in New Mexico: no felony provisions for neglect or abandonment, no provi-

sions on sexual assault, no restrictions on future ownership for people previously convicted of animal abuse, no increased penalties when animal abuse is committed in front of children and no provisions for veterinarians to report suspected animal abuse. In addition, the report says humane officers lack broad enforcement authority, and the state has inadequate animal fighting provisions.

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular business meeting today at 9 a.m. in the Commission Chambers at Chaves County Administrative Center, 1 St. Mary’s Place.

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Illinois tops the group’s list for the strongest animal protection laws.

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State Dems nominate Martinez for speaker

SANTA FE (AP) — Democrats who control the New Mexico House on Friday nominated Majority Leader W. Ken Martinez to replace longtime Speaker Ben Lujan. Democrats also picked Rep. Rick Miera, of Albuquerque, to succeed Martinez in the majority leader post, and they chose Rep. Moe Maestas, of Bernalillo, as majority whip, according to Martinez’s office. The speakership won’t become final until January, when the Legislature convenes and all 70 members — 38 Democrats and 32 Republicans — cast votes on the top leadership posi-

tion. The Democratic nominee will win the job if the party sticks together. However, a coalition of conservative Democrats and Republicans elected a speaker and controlled the House in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The speakership is the most powerful position in the Legislature. The speaker largely controls the legislative agenda in the House and has broad discretionary powers in presiding over daily proceedings. Importantly, the speaker also appoints chairmen and members of committees, which conduct much of the work of the

Legislature by approving and rejecting bills. Lujan, 76, announced at the opening of this year’s regular legislative session that he had been diagnosed with advanced stage lung cancer and would retire. He has served in the House since 1975 and held the speaker’s post since 2001. Martinez, of Grants, has been in the House since 1999. He moved into the Democratic leadership in 2004 when Democrats elected him majority leader. His late father, Walter, served as House speaker in 1971-78 but was ousted by what was called the “Cowboy Coalition” of minority

after it became clear the extent of car nage, the group’s Facebook page disappeared. It posted no tweets. It made no mention of the shooting on its website. None of its leaders hit the media circuit Sunday to promote its support of the Second Amendment right to bear ar ms as the nation mourns the latest shooting victims and opens a new debate over gun restrictions. On Monday, the NRA offered no rebuttal as 300 antigun protesters marched to its Capitol Hill office. Yet on Tuesday, the NRA re-emerged, albeit more slowly than normal and with its somber statement. After previous mass shootings — such as in Oregon and Wisconsin — the group was quick to both send its condolences and defend gun owners’ constitutional rights, popular among millions of Americans. There’s no indication that the National Rifle Association is prepared to weaken its ardent opposition to gun restrictions but it did hint it was open to being part of a dialogue that already has begun. Its deep-pocketed efforts to oppose gun control laws have proven resilient. Firearms are in a third or more of U.S. households and suspicion runs deep of an overbearing government whenever it proposes expanding federal authority. The argument of gun-rights advocates that firearm ownership is a bedrock freedom as well as a necessary

option for self-defense has proved persuasive enough to dampen political enthusiasm for substantial change. Seldom had the NRA gone so long after a fatal shooting without a public presence. It resumed tweeting just one day after a gunman killed two people and then himself at an Oregon shopping mall last Tuesday, and one day after six people were fatally shot at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin in August. The Connecticut shootings occurred three days after the incident in Oregon. Since the Connecticut shootings, the NRA has been taunted and criticized at length, vitriol that may have prompted the shuttering of its Facebook page just a day after the association boasted about reaching 1.7 million supporters on the social media network. Twitter users have been relentless, protesting the organization with hashtags like NoWayNRA. The NRA has not responded to them. Its last tweets, sent Friday, offered a chance to win an auto flashlight. Offline, some 300 protesters gathered outside the NRA’s lobbying headquarters on Capitol Hill on Monday chanting, “Shame on the NRA” and waving signs declaring “Kill the 2nd Amendment, Not Children” and “Protect Children, Not Guns.” “I had to be here,” said Gayle Fleming, 65, a real estate agent from Arlington, Va., saying she was attending her first antigun

Republicans and conservative, mainly rural Democrats. Maestas was nominated to replace Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton, of Albuquerque, who has been whip since 2005. She came under fire in 2011 for calling Republican Gov. Susana Martinez a “Mexican” during a heated exchange with a GOP lawmaker in the Capitol. Stapleton later apologized. The whip is responsible for tracking voting strength among Democrats for legislation and fills in when the majority leader is absent.

NRA promises to help prevent school shootings WASHINGTON (AP) — After four days of selfimposed silence on the shooting that killed 26 people inside a Newtown, Conn., elementary school, the nation’s largest gun rights lobby emerged Tuesday and promised “to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.” The National Rifle Association explained its unusual absence “out of respect for the families and as a matter of common decency” after Friday’s shooting that left dead 20 children, all ages 6 or 7. The group — typically outspoken about its positions even after shooting deaths — went all but silent since the rampage. As it faced public scrutiny online and in person, the group left many wondering how — if at all — it would respond to one of the most shocking slayings in the nation’s history. “The National Rifle Association of America is made up of 4 million moms and dads, sons and daughters, and we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in Newtown,” the organization said in a statement. “The NRA is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.” The group said it would have a news conference to answer questions Friday, the one-week anniversary of the shootings. Almost immediately

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rally. “These were 20 babies. I will be at every rally, will sign every letter, call every congressman going forward.” Retired attorney Kathleen Buf fon of Chevy Chase, Md., reflected on earlier mass shootings, saying: “All of the other ones, they’ve been terrible. This is the last straw. These were children.” “The NRA has had a stranglehold on Congress,” she added as she marched toward the NRA’s unmarked office. “It’s time to call them out.” The group’s reach on Capitol Hill is wide as it wields its deep pockets to defeat lawmakers, many of them Democrats, who push for restrictions on gun ownership. The NRA outspent its chief opponent by a 73-1 margin to lobby the outgoing Congress, according to the nonpartisan Sunlight Foundation, which tracks such spending. It spent more than 4,000 times its biggest opponents during the 2012 election. In all, the group spent at least $24 million this election cycle — $16.8 million through its political action committee and nearly $7.5 million through its affiliated Institute for Legislative Action. Its chief foil, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, spent just $5,816. On direct lobbying, the NRA also was mismatched. Through July 1, the NRA spent $4.4 million to lobby Congress to the Brady Campaign’s $60,000.

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charged in the case, Alexis Shields, of Mescalero, is scheduled for August. The victim’s sister -inlaw, Ima Jean Miranda, said she was stunned by the prospect of Linares receiving a juvenile sentence. “Both girls were involved in this, and yet one girl will walk away in six years when she turns 21,” she said. “How can you take a life and in six years be free to do anything you want, just because you’ll testify against the other?” Linares’ attorney, Jesse Cosby, said his client must testify as a key witness in the trial against Shields under ter ms of the plea agreement. Cosby said the plea agreement could still be withdrawn by his client if the judge does not agree to sentence Linares as a juvenile.

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tion 1, Gene A. Bassett for Position 2 and both Bradly K. Durham and Kenneth Hart filed for Position 5.

ENMU-R Community College Board incumbents Chad Hamill and Eloise A. Blake filed for

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as possible, the two homes are going to print out the guestbooks and mail them to the mayor of Newtown. “We felt like we wanted to do something to allow the community, school districts and just people in Roswell who may want to do something, the opportunity to,” Stiles said. “They have a means of expressing their sympathies and giving their condolences to the people of Newtown.” Visit ballardfuneralhome.com and lagronefuneralchapels.com, and click on the link in the bottom left hand cor ner of both sites to sign the guestbooks. On Thursday, people can pay their respects at a candlelight vigil on the Chaves County Courthouse lawn at 7 p.m. Nicole Vargas is one of the organizers of the event and said it was originally to pray specifically for the city of Roswell, but after the horrendous inci-

Shields told police she placed Evelyn Miranda in a chokehold while Linares tied the victim’s hands and feet with electrical cord. Shields then placed a pillow over Miranda’s face and held it down until the victim stopped breathing, authorities said. The two girls then fled from Evelyn Miranda’s home in the woman’s minivan. They were captured less than a day later at a friend’s home in Carlsbad. Evelyn Miranda provided treatment foster care, an enhanced level of foster parenting for youths with emotional or behavioral problems, through a Mesilla Valley Hospital program. Shields had been at Miranda’s house for three weeks, and Linares a little more than four days, when the killing occurred. The victim’s son, Ismael Miranda, said he wanted both girls to be sentenced as adults. Sentencing for Linares is scheduled for late January. Districts 2 and 3, respectively. Also on the ballot will be a question of whether the RISD should continue to impose a property tax for the purpose of building, maintaining and improving public schools and purchasing transportation and computer hardware and software. igilmore@rdrnews.com

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dent that took place last Friday, they decided to expand the ceremony to include prayers for victims of the Sandy Hook tragedy. As always, she said those serving in the United States armed forces and local law enforcement will be included in the prayers. Vargas encourages everyone to come out, bring a candle, “so we can just come together in peace for an hour.” cpowell@rdrnews.com

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Cliff talks hit a lull with Boehner’s ‘Plan B’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two weeks from an economy-threatening deadline, fiscal cliff talks hit a lull Tuesday as House Speaker John Boehner announced that Republicans would also march ahead with their own tax plan on a separate track from the one he’s been pursuing with President Barack Obama. The White House and congressional leading Democrats immediately rejected Boehner’s “Plan B,” which would extend soonto-expire Bush-era tax cuts for everyone making less than $1 million but would not address huge acrossthe-board spending cuts that are set to strike the Pentagon and domestic programs next year. “Instead of making tough choices today House Republicans are threatening to abandon serious negotiations,” said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. Reid added: “Everyone should understand Boehner’s proposal will not pass the Senate.” Boehner’s surprise move came after significant progress over the past several days in talks with Obama — talks that produced movement on tax rate hikes that have proven deeply unsettling to GOP conservatives and on cuts to Social Security benefits that have incensed liberal Democrats. Just Monday, Obama offered concessions, including a plan to raise top tax rates on households earning more than $400,000 instead of the $250,000 threshold he had campaigned on. And the two sides had inched closer on the total amount of tax revenue required to seal the agreement. Obama now would settle for $1.2 trillion over the coming decade while Boehner is offering $1 trillion. By contrast, protecting income below $1 million from a hike in the top tax rate from 35 percent to 39.6 percent would raise only $269 billion over the coming decade. But the outlines of a possible Obama-Boehner agreement appeared to have shaky support at best from Boehner’s leadership team and outright opposition from key Republicans like vice presidential nomi-

nee Paul R yan, R-Wis., a House GOP aide said. That aide spoke only on condition of anonymity because the aide was not authorized to discuss the situation publicly. Though Obama spokesman Jay Carney had nothing good to say about Boehner’s new option, he said, “The president is willing to continue to work with Republicans” toward a broader agreement. The narrower Plan B faced plenty of opposition. Democrats announced they would oppose it, and many conservative Republicans continued to resist any vote that might be interpreted as raising taxes. Republicans were refining the measure Tuesday in hopes of building support among the GOP rank and file, but passing the measure exclusively with GOP votes could prove difficult. “I think it’s a terrible idea,” said Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho. “For a lot of reasons.” Democrats said Boehner’s move made it clear he was abandoning efforts to reach an agreement with Obama — much as he quit talks with Obama 18 months ago. “Plan B is yet another example of House Republicans walking away from negotiations,” said Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., top Democrat on the Budget Committee. Boehner, however, said Obama is the one proving to be too inflexible, even as he held out hope that talks with Obama might yet bear fruit. “He talked about a ‘balanced’ approach on the campaign trail,” Boehner said. “What the White House offered yesterday — $1.3 trillion in revenue for only $850 billion in spending cuts — cannot be considered balanced.” Just Monday, the Capitol bristled with optimism that

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Boehner and Obama might strike a bargain. In a new of fer, Obama dropped his long-held insistence that taxes rise on individuals ear ning more than $200,000 and families making more than $250,000. He is now offering a new threshold of $400,000 and lowering his 10-year tax revenue goals from the $1.6 trillion he originally sought. The new Obama plan seeks $1.2 trillion in revenue over 10 years and $1.2 trillion in 10-year spending reductions. Boehner aides say the revenue is closer to $1.3 trillion if revenue triggered by a new inflation index is counted, and they say the spending reductions are closer to $930 billion if one discounts about $290 billion in lower estimated debt interest. The two sides also differ on the estate tax, extending unemployment benefits and how to address the need to raise the government’s borrowing cap to prevent a first-ever U.S. default and a re-run of last year’s debt crisis.

The White House was facing its own backlash, with labor, liberal and elderly advocacy groups mounting an organized campaign against any adjustments in cost-of-living for Social Security beneficiaries.

“President Obama and other Democrats campaigned saying Social Security doesn’t af fect the deficit,” said Roger Hickey, co-director of the liberal Campaign for America’s Future. “Social Security recipients are going to notice and they are either going to blame John Boehner or President Obama.”

The change would reduce annual cost-of-living increases for beneficiaries of Social Security and other government programs. It also would push more people into higher tax brackets by making smaller annual adjustments to brackets. The administration appeared confident that most Democrats would reluctantly vote for the idea in an attractive enough budget package.


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OPINION

SANTA FE — Is Virgin Galactic preparing to rip off New Mexico? Maybe so but my view of how the spaceport came about argues for Richard Branson not being the heavy in all of this. As I remember it, 20 years ago the city of Las Cruces, the Chamber of Commerce and New Mexico State University began a joint effort to build a spaceport somewhere in Dona Ana County. I went down to Cruces for some conferences attended by business people, scientists and politicians. They got a bill introduced into the Legislature to fund a modest spaceport near White Sands Missile Range, which promised to provide what assistance it could. Small aerospace companies testified to legislative committees that they were ready to start testing and if we would build it, they would come. Evidently the companies also testified in other states because soon there was a committee of the National Lieutenant Governors’ Association devoted to

gin Galactic’s Sir Richard Branson. An elegant, futuristic terminal building would perfectly suit his identity. The situation at this point becomes cloudy. Richardson and Branson huddled behind closed doors. Both were excited about the possibilities. From all indications, there was an atmosphere of trust as they imagined what could be. The two were both hustlers. They talked each other’s language. The timetable for completing the spaceport and Branson’s spacecraft were unrealistically compressed. Initially Gov. Richardson still would have been in office when the first flights took place. There appear to be no good records of what commitments were made. It was at about that time that Branson signed a deal with Scaled Composits, which had just won the Ansari X-Prize for flying to the edge of space twice in three days. Did Branson promise Richardson that if he built a spaceport,

Why isn’t New Mexico’s spaceport taking off?

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JAY MILLER

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spaceports. Lt. Gov. Casey Luna was New Mexico’s representative. In 1995, Gary Johnson became New Mexico’s governor. He wasn’t interested in rockets. He wanted to widen roads in Republican areas of the state that he felt had been ignored under Democratic administrations. Eight years later, Gov. Bill Richardson was elected and the spaceport talk picked up again. Other states hadn’t gotten hopelessly ahead of us because they were still talking about remodeling old airports. Gov. Richardson envisioned a purpose-built spaceport for New Mexico. The idea appealed to Vir-

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Virgin would be the anchor tenant? The evidence suggests that is what happened since Virgin participated heavily in design of the terminal building. It also organized dedication of the runway and the terminal. Scaled composits was to make Virgin a five-seat plane, which would take paying passengers on the same trip. An accident involving three deaths early in the development phase slowed the pace for Virgin. And numerous delays slowed the spaceport construction. As a result Gov. Susan Martinez is two years into her term and neither the spaceport nor spacecraft are completed. To complicate matters Gov. Martinez has never been on the same page as Sir Richard regarding the spaceport. It would be difficult for two people to have more different personalities. Martinez was unsure about the spaceport from the beginning. Branson seemed to take over as chief spokesman and promoter for the spaceport.

This column has warned for the past two years that many other countries and states are back in the game ever since Richardson left office. New space companies start testing every month and none of them are coming here. Branson is not pleased. The emirate of Abu Dhabi not only is building a spaceport, it has bought a big chunk of Virgin Galactic. Branson already has said that will be his headquarters for the Eastern Hemisphere. Virgin Galactic also is upset that the Legislature has not limited liability for spacecraft parts suppliers. Gov. Martinez says if the Legislature passes it, she will sign it. But she needs to hustle that through the Legislature rather than spending so much time and political capital on immigrants’ driver’s licenses. (Write to Jay Miller at 3 La Tusa, Santa Fe, NM 87505; by fax at 9840982; or by e-mail at insidethecapitol@hotmail.com)

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Until recently, concerns over the government’s use of unmanned aerial vehicles — commonly known as drones — were relegated to their military applications overseas, such as targeting suspected terrorist leaders for assassination. However, drones are now becoming tools of domestic law enforcement, which raises legitimate questions about how the new technology fits in with Americans’ constitutional rights regarding privacy. It’s therefore good to see bills such as SB 92, which would allow the use of drones if there is “a high risk of a terrorist attack by a specific individual or organization” as identified by the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security, but otherwise would prevent police from using the vehicles to take pictures that would be used as evidence in a criminal case. The Federal Aviation Administration this year has authorized more than 100 federal, state and local government entities to fly drones within U.S. airspace. Local law enforcement has yet to deploy the vehicles, although it’s probably just a matter of time. Homeland Security grants are making them popular acquisitions across the nation. Like most technology, drones are not inherently evil. However, they do present opportunity for abuse if not used properly. It’s like the difference between video cameras installed at intersections to monitor and control traffic flow versus red-light cameras that are used to enforce laws — and which have been shown to be manipulated for governments’ financial gain. Drones could therefore substitute for manned helicopters that are used to generally monitor crowds during spring break, to conduct manhunts in rough terrain or to survey hostage situations without violating the 14th Amendment’s restrictions on government searches and seizures. It’s when the vehicles are equipped with infrared sensors or face-recognition technology that they become potentially dangerous to civil liberties. That can create a “surveillance society” where our every move in public is tracked, recorded and stored. Everyone becomes a suspect under scrutiny. Federal courts have been attempting to catch up with the digital age, such as restricting how law enforcement can use GPS tracking devices and prohibiting police from peering through walls in private dwellings. The advent of domestic drones requires similar guidelines and safeguards. Drones that track or record individuals should be deployed by law enforcement only with a warrant or in an emergency where there is reasonable and specific suspicion of criminal wrongdoing. That means no random flying over houses or businesses taking pictures. Drones should not be equipped with lethal or “non-lethal” weapons (such as rubber bullets). Law enforcement agencies should make public specific, written policies on drone usage. As technology evolves and becomes democratized — unmanned vehicles will soon be used by commercial and private entities — those lines will continue to move. Guest Editorial The Panama City News Herald DEAR DOCTOR K: For years my doctor has been telling me about the benefits of high levels of HDL cholesterol. Now I read that high HDL may not protect against heart disease after all. Is “good” cholesterol still good for you? DEAR READER: The HDL cholesterol story is a cautionary tale. It demonstrates once again that even the most persuasive theories about what should make us healthy need to be put to the test. It has been solidly established that people who have high levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol have a higher risk of developing heart disease. Moreover, it has been solidly established that treatments that lower LDL cholesterol reduce the risk of developing heart disease. It also has been solidly established that people with HDL levels above 60 milligrams per deciliter

How do we fight against evil? Trying to explain an evil act like the one that killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., is on a par with explaining how the universe was formed. The natural human reaction after extending sympathy and prayers for the victims and their families is to ask what actions might have been taken to prevent the massacre. More gun laws? Connecticut already has some of the strictest gun laws in the nation. Those laws did not prevent a man with evil intent from carrying out his heinous act. Some will blame TV and video game violence. Depictions of

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(mg/dL) tend to have a lower risk for heart disease. Since HDL cholesterol removes fat from the plaques in arteries, that observation made sense. Not unreasonably, doctors and scientists assumed that boosting HDL with medication would lower cardiac risk even more. There are several drugs that have been around for 30 years — particularly gemfibrozil and niacin — that modestly

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murder and other violent acts on TV and in the movies have grown in recent years, but people killed people long before TV and movies. Such explanations are too easy. Would armed guards at Sandy Hook have helped? Possibly, but do we want guards at every elementary school,

raise levels of HDL. These drugs were tested in people with heart disease. They did lower the risk of new heart problems, but it wasn’t clear if they achieved that benefit by lowering HDL cholesterol or through some other effect. Then several different types of drugs were developed that could dramatically raise HDL levels. Most doctors, myself included, bet that such drugs would probably reduce the risk of heart disease. Why? Because all the evidence seemed to point in that direction. Before such drugs were approved by the Food and Drug Administration, however, the agency required that studies involving large numbers of people be conducted to prove the value of the drugs. To make a long and painful story short, over the past five years these drugs have proved very disappointing. Not only

patrolling not only the halls, but playgrounds where kids ought to be able to play in an atmosphere of fun and freedom? That may be where we are headed. What about locked doors? Sandy Hook’s doors were reportedly secured, but the shooter still managed to somehow gain access. As much as humans have tried for millennia to prevent evil acts, we have not succeeded. In the modern era, Woodrow Wilson believed his League of Nations would usher in peace on Earth, if not goodwill to men. The United Nations followed that aborted experiment. The U.N. has been equally unsuccessful in preventing the

have they not convincingly lowered the risk of heart trouble — in some cases, they have increased the risk. In addition, a recent Harvard study pooled health information on more than 116,000 people genetically predisposed to produce higherthan-normal amounts of HDL. Surprisingly, this group did not show the predicted lower risk of heart attack. How can this study be squared with previous studies that have convincingly showed that people with high levels of HDL have a lower risk of heart disease? The most likely conclusion is that it is not the high HDL levels, but rather something else about people who have high HDL levels that protects them from heart disease. Many lifestyle changes raise HDL See DR. K, Page A5

slaughter of innocents and other evil acts. Political leaders not usually identified with spiritual concepts are making use of the word “evil’ in accurately describing what happened in Newtown. We hear calls for prayers from politicians committed to the separation of church and state. Whether it is Columbine, Virginia Tech, Tucson, Aurora, Fort Hood, Oklahoma City or the 9/11 terrorist attacks, evil seems to have gained a foothold in America. Not every parent with a child in public school has the option of home-schooling, but that is

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Dec. 19, 1987 Spec. 4 Paul Zamora of Roswell has completed a U.S. Army primary leadership course. Zamora, 27, son of Grace Gutierrez of near Roswell, is a 1980 graduate of Roswell High School. He received training in supervisory skills, leadership principles and small unit training techniques essential to a first-line supervisor in a technical or administrative environment. He is a tank turret repairer with the 47th Support Battalion.


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Another plea for help for veterans in need of care Roswell Daily Record

This is yet another column giving examples of the lack of reasonable access to medical care our area veterans are encountering with increasing frequency. To some, this may seem an unnecessary redundancy, but it is an honest attempt to gain the attention and effective action from one of our government representatives who has the task of helping their constituency. Thus far, the Albuquerque VA decisionmakers have been ineffective in promising resolution to our problems, only to effectively delay and deny action on remedies. As many of you are already aware, our two senators and our district representative have all been virtually ignored by the VA. The two senators have been rejected multiple times when requesting establishment of contract medical services in our area. Our district congressman has been acting in good faith and has attempted several times to gain resolution, only to be delayed and then denied resolution problems. Only by continually showing actual cases

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something they might want to consider if they want to create a completely safe environment. Even private schools can’t offer full protection from a deranged mind hell-bent on carnage. More information about the killer will surface in the days to come, but even if we learn he was psychotic and off his medication, that will not satisfy our communal anger or anguish. It will not explain evil. It will not explain why 26 innocent lives were lost. The way to deal with evil is to first acknowledge that it exists and that we all possess the potential for it. We don’t become evil by what we do, but because of who we are. We are human beings, not God. We are not “basically good,” as some claim, we are imperfect and fall far short of any true standard of perfection. Evil is a “pre-existing condition.” In some it is controlled by an inner compass, or by laws and

can we ever hope to gain reasonable access to medical care mandated by Congress for rural areas. So far, no one has been able to “persuade or require” Albuquerque VA to do the right thing. The first example is quite stunning. A local veteran (with VA diagnosed PTSD) had a significant breakdown just recently. By significant, I mean, pronounced irrational behavior, pronounced belligerence toward family and friends, periods of total withdrawal (locking self in room or in car), numerous periods where family felt he might harm himself or others and so on. The family contacted the closest VA mental health “counselor” frantically asking for immediate help. The response? Family was told Albuquerque VA wasn’t really accepting new cases right now, but an appointment in Artesia could be made (for the veteran in distress) to be seen in 10 days. 10 days! When no immediate help was offered, a friend of the family called the national VA crisis hotline, who

cultural constraints. When it is not, we get Sandy Hook and tragedies like it. We get what we do not understand and cannot begin to fathom. There may be no greater expression of evil than the murder of children in their classrooms. In calling for prayers, officials have taken an important first step in combating evil, but a larger question should be asked. Perhaps theologians, pastors, priests and rabbis are the ones to ask it, but permit me a suggestion. If there is a source of evil, is there also a source of good? And if there is, has that source for good been offended by all of the accumulated evil we are piling up, affording it an upper hand? As a friend of mine says, “Not a sermon, just a thought.” (Write to Cal Thomas at: Tribune Media Services, 2225 Kenmore Ave., Suite 114, Buffalo, N.Y. 14207. Readers may also e-mail Cal Thomas at tmseditors@tribune.com.) © 2012 Tribune Media Services, Inc.

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were very concerned about the situation. Their first suggestion was to contact the nearest VA vet center for crisis intervention. When the counselor looked up the closest center, they responded with, “Wow! You are 200 miles from all Vet Centers in your area!” Then they suggested going to the emergency room here in town to get immediate help. When asked by the caller if the VA would pay for the ER services and psychiatric intervention, the response was “we can’t guarantee the VA will pay for services, but maybe if you call the Vet Center in El Paso, you would stand a better

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cholesterol and indisputably reduce your risk of heart disease: regular exercise, healthy weight, avoiding trans fats, quitting smoking and moderate use of alcohol. These lifestyle changes may not

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chance of the VA paying if the option was recommended by the Vet Center counselor.” Case number two. One of our brothers in Tatum has cancer and needs chemotherapy frequently. Albuquerque VA requires him to drive to Albuquerque for those treatments—no alternatives. Anyone who has dealt with chemotherapy knows the horrible sickness and pain encountered just getting home from local therapy. Imagine a four-hour drive (one way from Albuquerque to Tatum). Apparently, no local contracts exist with the Albuquerque VA. The final case for today involves a veteran whose lungs were rapidly filling with fluid, literally drowning him. Since the VA clinic in Artesia does not have emergency or urgent care services (VA Albuquerque decision), the VA contact suggested he go to Albuquerque. But, since this was an obvious critical situation, the alternative suggestion was to go to the ER locally. VA pay not guaranteed.

work through their effects on your HDL level, but they surely and powerfully do work. (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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I keep harping on these events because each and every week, I’m getting an increasing number of medical events reported to me by desperate veterans and family members. Many veterans are choosing not to go to the emergency rooms for obvious reasons. It is sad when you think that an illegal alien can go to an emergency room, receive necessary medical care, and not have to worry about payment. A veteran, on the other hand, will have to pay for medical care if the VA denies reimbursement.

As you may expect, I will continue to have more follow-ups to these gut-wrenching situations. Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Cesar Chavez, Jesse Jackson or Michael Moore would do no less. We desperately need help from someone who has the power and the tenacity to refuse to be put off or delayed by people who know how to” play” that game extremely well! God bless.

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Miller Ray Van Eaton

Miller Ray Van Eaton was born on Nov. 23, 1923, on his home ranch at Olive, the sixth of nine children born to John Frederick and Hazel Trella Van Eaton. He went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 14, 2012. He grew up on the ranch in the midst of the Great Depression, helping with all the ranching duties. He was an excellent marksman and horseman, and could ride a horse bareback at a full gallop. He attended country schools through the eighth grade, and then moved to Roswell, where he attended Roswell High School. He lived with his older sister Hazel and younger brother Tom while attending high school. The day after high school graduation, he was sworn into the Army Air Corps at Fort Bliss in El Paso. He was a proud World War II veteran, serving with the 5th Air Force, 312th Bomb Group, flying combat missions as a gunner on an A20 aircraft. He was present at the liberation of the Philippines and at the Battles of Leyte and Luzon Gulf. He attained the rank of staff sergeant and his awards included American Theater Award, AsiaticPacific Award, Good Conduct Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal, Air Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge and Victory Medal. After World War II, he attended Texas Tech on the GI Bill and got a degree in petroleum geology. There

he met and later married Mary Louise Purgason. They were married just short of 50 years before Mary’s sudden death on Jan. 1, 2000. After a brief stint on a seismograph crew, he retur ned to Roswell and worked at the Post Office until he retired. Together, he and Mary had six children, which kept him very busy being a baseball coach, taking his kids and their friends to the park, watching dance, piano, chorus and orchestra recitals, attending DeMolay and Rainbow Girl initiations and attending track, cross country and football games. Some of his best memories were spent with his family camping and fishing. He also liked to garden and watch the Dallas Cowboys play football. He was preceded in death by his wife; one son James Frederick “Fred” Van Eaton; his parents; his eight siblings, Oliver Van Eaton, William “Bill” Van Eaton, Annette Traweek, John Frederick “Fred” Van Eaton, Hazel Van Eaton, Ira “Tom” Van Eaton, Louise Van Eaton and Gertrude Van Eaton. He is survived by his children and their spouses, Mary Diane Baker and husband Dave, of Austin, Texas, John Lawrence “Larry” Van Eaton and wife Ginny, of Taos, daughterin-law Barbara Van Eaton, of Roswell, Miller Paul Van Eaton and wife Anne, of Dripping Springs, Texas, Roberta Hinshaw and husband Steve, of San Angelo, Texas, and Karen Elmore, of El Paso, Texas. He is also survived by grandchildren Richard Baker, Andrew “Andy” Baker, Marnie Rose, Rebecca Frederick, Katie Kleinert and husband Falk, R yan Van Eaton, Christopher Van Eaton, Daniel Van Eaton, Jessica Hinshaw, Kristen Hinshaw, Luis Rivera and wife Heather, and Keyon Elmore and wife Kaitlyn; and great-grand-

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children, Gabriel Lefthand, Lena Frederick and Greysen Elmore. Special thanks are extended to Karen Elmore, Luis and Heather Rivera, and Gerald Elmore and the staff at Ambrosio Guillen Texas State Veterans Home for the special care that took of they Ray/Dad/Grandpa in the last few months of his life. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Timothy J. Hammons, of Redeemer Christian Fellowship, officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lawn Memorial Park. The viewing will be on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, from 5 to 8 p.m., at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to Wounded Warriors Project at woundedwarriorproject.org, or to your favorite charity. Friends may leave condolences online at lagronefuneralchapels.com. Funeral arrangements under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel

Jim L. Burns

Services will be held for Jim L. Burns, 78, of Dexter, at 12 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at East Side Church of Christ in Dexter, with Robert Bowles officiating. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery. He passed away Dec. 17, 2012. Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, from 12 to 6 p.m., and

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Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, from 8 to 10 a.m., at the funeral home. Jim was born in Pittsburg, Okla., March 18, 1934, to John and Rutonse Burns. He married Barbara (Bobbie) Henderson on Aug. 28, 1956. He joined the Army and served from November 1956 to November 1958. Jim was a musician and played a guitar in Western Swing Music for the past 40 years. He was called Papa by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and all their friends, Woody by the musicians, and Big Jim by his coworkers. He was a very loving person and was loved by all who knew him. He responded to “I Love You” with “I Love You MORE.” Papa loved his family and enjoyed having them all together at his home. He worked for Farmers CO-OP Inc. for 20 years, 10 years at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell as the director of the Physical Plant, and 13 years at New Mexico Military Institute in the Motor Pool and as a welder until his retirement in 1999. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 56 years Barbara (Bobbie) Bur ns of the home; his daughter Jeanie Vaughn and her husband Dennis, of Dexter; four granddaughters, Kelli Loudermilk and her husband Jessie, of Dexter, Wendi Blake and her husband D.J., of Mineral Wells, Texas, Vicki Moody and her boyfriend James Steck, of Quitman, Texas, and Tammie Boyer and her husband Paul, of Las Vegas, Nev.; 10 greatgrandchildren, Karina Boyer, Colton, Jimmy and Maggi Louder milk, and Alyla, Kaylia, Haley, James, Graci and Lillee Blake; his brother Virgil and his wife Armel Burns, of Springfield, Mo.; his sister-in-law Dortha Burns, of Roswell; his brother Royce Burns, of Roswell; his sisters, Willora Bryant, of Hagerman, Veta Vaughn, of Dexter, Neta

Burns, of Dexter, and Sue Arnold and her husband Ronny, of Roswell; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother Bob Burns, and a special friend and brother -in-law Ver non Vaughn. Pallbearers will be his nephews, Cody, Guy, Casey and Kyle Ar nold, Jerry Bryant and Dusty Burns. Honorary pallbearers will be all his friends, nephews and nieces. The family would like to thank the entire staff of South West Regional Hospital as well as Vicky Fischenich for the wonderful care that Jim received there for so many months. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Mark Novak

In the early mor ning hours of Dec. 15, 2012, Mark Stephen Novak went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Mark was the third son born to Mike and Martha Novak on the 29th day of November, 1959. Mark lived in various places throughout his life, including Texas and Colorado. He loved to fish and hunt with his dad and brothers. Mark always had a joke to tell and never met a

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stranger. He loved to tease his nieces and nephew. At the time of his passing, he was working for AMEC in Clovis. He was preceded in death by his dad Michael J. Novak, his uncle Allen Harris and cousin Lane Harris. Mark leaves behind a loving family, his son Noah Novak; his mother Martha Novak; brothers, Michael “Bird” and wife Liz, Matt and wife Melody; sisters, Michelle Novak and Maureen Novak; nieces, Nicole Frances, Kambrea Novak and Amanda Holley; favorite nephew Sterlyn Holley; a very special cousin Christina Riley; aunts, Bonnie Harris, Patricia and Ken Klein, Carolyn and Bruno Vassel, Rose and Jim LeTourneall and Beverly and Bob DeValt. Mark loved the Lord. He was a member of Country Club Road Church of Christ. Services at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, the 20th day of December, 2012, at the Country Club Road Church of Christ. Words cannot express how grateful we are for Adam Peacock, Danny Medellin, Larry Stone and Jolene Nichols; the friendship and unconditional love they had for Mark. It is the true meaning of what friendship is. Memorials may be made in Mark’s memory to the New Mexico Children’s Home, 1356 New Mexico 236, Portales, NM 881309411. You may pay respects online at lagronefuneralchapels.com. Arrangements are under the directions of professionals at LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

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A rosary will be recited for Xavyr Jo-Ray Rodriguez Herrera, 19, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at St. John’s Catholic Church. A Mass will be celebrated for Xavyr at 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at St. John’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Gonzalo Moreno officiating. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery. He passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. He was bor n Aug. 6, 1993, to his loving mother and father Blacita Herrera and Noel Ray Rodriguez. He is survived by his son Xander Jeremyah-Rey Herrera; and wife Victoria Rose Herrera; his brothers “lil Homies,” Santiago Aguilar and Jo-Nicholas Alfredo Aguilar and Andrez Nathan Ray Aguilar, his twins; and his sisters, Kristian Nicole Rodriguez and Samantha Rae Rodriguez. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Santana Jozette Aguilar and Stormy Rae Rodriguez; and his Primo Hermano Francisco Reyes Herrera. Xavyr is in the loving ar ms of his “Papo” Reyes Herrera and Gramo Amelia Herrera and his grandfather Samuel Rodriguez. He is survived by his grandmother Theresa Rodriguez Anstead and grandfather Michael Anstead; stepmother Christine Wiggins; and Xavyr’s Rent-a-Dad, as he would jokingly and so lovingly say, Garry Cobos. Aunts are Christina “T ia Jimenez-Herrera Chris,” Ermalinda Wylie “Tia Linda,” Cindy Orona, Sonya McKnight, Sandra Aguirre, Carol Herrera, Carol Jaramillo, Nor ma Pompa, Aunt Anita, Kerry Dennis, Racheal Garcia and Yolanda Herrera. Uncles are Lorenzo Herrera “Tio Boo Boo,” Francisco Herrera “Tio Frank,” Lorenzo Cobos “Tio Lench,” Francisco Herrera “T io Frank,” Rodney Rodriguez “Uncle Rod,” Gabe Rodriguez “Uncle Gabe,” Her nando Herrera “T io Nando,” Javier Alonso, Danny Gonzales, Mike Wylie, Fernando Rodriguez, Paul Fajardo, James Aquirre and Philip Pompa. Cousins are Chelsea Orona, Alexandra Rodriguez, Martin Herrera, Marcelina Herrera, Shiela Benevidez, Felicia Garcia, Senida Herrera Millron, Serena Herrera, Hernando Herrera Jr., Javier Alonso “Tony,” Blanca Alonso, Reyes Alonso, Miguel Alonso, Domingo Alonso, Audra Rae Herrera, Danny Gonzalez Jr., Danielle Gonzalez, Reyes “Cruz” Herrera, Jaqlyne Herrera, Analycia Herrera and Andrew Herrera. Xavyr had many, many, many loving primos and primas and he loved you all. If I did not mention your name, it’s just because there are just too many to name and not enough paper to list. Xavyr’s love was genuine to all. Xavyr Jo-Ray Herrera Air man 1st class - E1 rank Active soldier, he is now a soldier for my Christ Jesus. Xavyr’s death is no more than a true example of the evil that is upon this

Earth. He was truly one of a kind. He loved playing cards, even though he did not play with a full deck. He was a character within a character. He always knew how to make you laugh in his crazy little ways. We will never forget his big beautiful smile, adorable eyes and his “Herrera” chin. Xavyr was an atlas of knowledge. From a very young age he was always eager to lear n. He loved making new inventions, many ideas for any and everything. He was a gogetter, an entrepreneur, he was to his brothers and his mamma their best friend. He was our shadow, our teacher, our example. To mom he was her “LIL MAN.” To us, he was everything. Xavyr didn’t care who you were or where he was, because I assure you he was going to make an impression on you. If you were standing in a store and he was next to you, he was either going to convince you to purchase something off the shelf, or he would tell you, “Hey ... did you know ...” and then he would explain how it was made, what it was used for, or what you could do with it, and if that did not work, he would ask you to get it for him. He was EVERYTHING, a mother, a father, a son, a wife, a brother, an aunt, an uncle, a cousin, a friend you could ask for and be proud of. Xavyr was and as he would put it, “I’m your favorite disease.” He was a true social butterfly. To his Rent-a-Dad, they always snuck a hug from each other somehow or another. He would wake up and say, “Hey, Rent-a-Dad, where’s my hug?” and Garry called him his Rent-a-Son, and got his hug. His dreams were exactly what they were beginning to be. He loved being in the shop with Bobby and Garry. Because of his artistic ways, huge active imagination and his eagerness to learn, he wanted to create and design something new every day. His dream cars were Corvettes and 350Z. He loved his ’67 Chevy shortbed. He constantly talked about how he was going to

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have her done. He loved bikes of all sorts, from cars, to music new and old. As his sister Kristen says, “He loved to sing, even though he can’t.” He was a huge true Cowboy fan. He was also a big Bob Marley fan all the way around, to the point he would fight with Mom about getting dredlocks. To his Tio Boo Boo, he was everything an uncle could ask for. He was loved more than anything by us, other than the love we have for God. He was our family’s GOLDEN CHILD. He was our father’s clone, and now his lil messenger. If I had to put one phrase to explain him, it would be hakuna matata. It means not worry in the world, that’s how he lived in our eyes. He was the son his T io Boo Boo never ever had. I will always love you, Chango. To his brother Santiago, he was his best friend, and when he had no friends, Xavyr was all he needed. He was the closest thing to a dad when he was stepping out of line. NO matter who he’s with, Dogs always said he was always his father figure. To his twins, he loved them so much he always wanted to adopt them. His plans were as his Papo’s plans were, to send his children to school. He always said how he wished he were athletic like the twins, and wanted to watch them on TV one day as they made a touchdown, or solid tackle, and look in the screen and say, “That’s for you, Brother.” {Linda’s letter} Isaiah 41:10: Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you with my righteous right hand. GOD CALLED OUR HANDSOME MAN XAVYR BACK HOME AND ALTHOUGH HIS 19 SHORT YEARS OF LIFE ON EARTH SEEM MINISCULE, HE WILL NOW BE WITH OUR LORD FOR ETERNITY ... A MAGNIFICENT GIFT NO ONE WILL EVER TAKE AWAY FROM HIM. XAVYR WAS NOT ALONE, FOR GOD SAID, “LO I AM WITH YOU ALWAYS, EVEN UNTO THE END OF THE WORLD.” MATTHEW 28:20 WE MAY NEVER TRULY UNDERSTAND HOW OR

WHY THIS SENSELESS VIOLENCE CLAIMED OUR LOVED ONE AND BROUGHT GRIEF TO OUR LIVES. FOR EVERY DROP OF BLOOD THAT WAS SPILLED FROM HIS PRECIOUS BODY, A THOUSAND TEARS FROM HIS LOVING MOTHER HAVE BEEN SHED AND BY ALL WHO LOVED XAVYR. AS I GAZE UPON MY SISTER’S FACE AND EYES, I SEE A DEEP UNCONSOLABLE PAIN, AND SOLITUDE. THE AGONY IN HER DRAINED BODY TEARS ME APAR T, BUT THE BEAUTIFUL MEMORIES SHARED WITH ONE ANOTHER FROM XAVYR’S LIFE BRING A SENSE OF COMFOR T AND JOY TO US ALL. XAVYR JOINED THE MILITARY TO SERVE AND PROTECT HIS COUNTRY, SOMETHING HE BELIEVED, IN SO THAT HIS SON AND THOSE AROUND COULD ENJOY THEIR FREEDOM. OUR LORD GOD GAVE HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON, AND BY THE INHUMANITY OF MANKIND, OUR SAVIOUR WAS SPAT SCORNED, ON, SCOURGED AT THE PILLAR, CROWNED WITH THORNS AND NAILED TO DIE ON THE CROSS HE CARRIED. OUR SAVIOR’S PRECIOUS BLOOD WAS SHED FOR OUR SINS SO THAT MANKIND WOULD HAVE SALVATION. NEVER AGAIN FROM THAT MOMENT SHOULD THERE HAVE BEEN ANOTHER DROP OF BLOOD SPATTERED. FORGIVENESS MAY BE ONE OF THE HARDEST STRUGGLES IN OUR LIFE TO OVERCOME. BY THE GRACE OF GOD, PRAYER AND LOVE FOR ONE ANOTHER WE’LL CONTINUE THE JOURNEY AND ONE DAY BE REUNITED WITH OUR LOVED ONES AND IN THE PRESENCE OF OUR LORD GOD. REVELATION 21:4: “HE WILL WIPE AWAY EVERY TEAR FROM THEIR EYES, AND DEATH SHALL BE NO MORE, NEITHER SHALL THERE BE MOURNING, NOR CRYING, NOR PAIN ANYMORE, FOR THE FORMER THINGS HAVE PASSED AWAY.” LOVE, LINDA DECEMBER 17, 2012

Roswell Daily Record My Lil Man, I never got a chance to say goodbye, but then again we made the pact to never say goodbye but see ya later, love you. Losing you has been the biggest test of true faith for me. You have always made me a very proud mother. You have always, even now, at the most agonizing time of my life in losing you, you still make me so, so proud. You just barely came home from training and only had a very few short days to share with you has now given me only a very small amount of peace for the time you were gone from me. With all the evil and envy, trials and tribulations that were thrown at us, we always found our way back together. Back to our lil circle of 5. Mejo, your death was not in vain. Because this tragic loss has brought sisters together again, an enemy to ask for forgiveness, brothers to see reality, a father to see his sons truly need him, a mother to see she was wrong and to trust her son to where they need each other then, mejo, to us you were our savior here on Earth. You were always considered the Golden Child to our family, but back then we could have never known that your purpose driven was exactly what my father has always taught us. I know my Daddy needed you again. In this and all the little signs that have been given to me, I know without a shadow of a doubt that he has swept you into his arms and is standing right behind you and you in front as you always were here on Earth. As our song says, “Someone whispers in my ear and says, ‘You are not alone, I am here with you though we’re far apart you’re always in my heart.’” Every time you sang that song to me, I always hurt for our times apart or disagreements we had, but somehow or another, we always found a way back to each other. No one will ever break that bond. Now that I hear this song, it merely reminds me that you are

still here. Your Papo died on the 13th, as well as you have. Papo’s birthday is the 21st; you’re being laid to rest on the 21st. You did exactly as he did for us. You proved yourself a man. You are even an Airman as he was and now a provider for your son. Your life, Your legacy as you were mine, watching over me. El Rey de los Reyes. My Lord Savior, Daddy and you. I laugh now how we used to argue who loved Papo more, or who was his favorite. Now I know it was the both of you who loved me. You are my lil man. You are my best friend, You are my strength. Mejito, I can only feel sorry for the persons who did this to you and only pray that they have a mother who loves them if only half as much as I have ever loved you. I pray, mejo, that God guides these detectives and gives them wisdom and strength and those, the courage to speak the truth so that you may have peace and justice here on Earth. You are in the arms of the angels, a soldier for Christ, a defeater. We will be together again someday and I ask God to give me strength for your brothers to teach them that what is bound here on Earth will be bound in heaven. They may have taken your precious life from here but Our circle will not be broken. This has changed my life forever, as with many who loved you. I will never say goodbye to you, my lil man, but see ya again. I love you, Son, Mommy Xavyr Died a Man. A real Man. He will be greatly missed, forever loved, and always in our hearts. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and See OBITUARIES, Page A9

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Linda Thomas

A memorial service will be held for Linda Thomas, 66, of Artesia, at 2 p.m.,

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Education funding SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico Secretary of Education-designate Hanna Skandera is urging lawmakers to support a funding increase of about $140 million for public schools in fiscal year 2014. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that the Public Education Department’s request includes $20 million to purchase about 250 new school buses. proposes Skandera investing $13.5 million in new money in early-childhood reading initiatives, such as hiring regional reading coaches. Another $11 million would be directed to prekindergarten programs. Skandera says the Public Education Department needs extra money to help improve the state’s graduation rate, raise academic achievement, and reward the state’s most effective teachers and school leaders. Guadalupe fire danger CARLSBAD (AP) — Forest officials say they have elevated the fire danger warning in southern New Mexico’s Guadalupe Ranger District. Their decision was prompted by a lack of moisture and unseasonably warm weather. When the rating reaches the high level, officials say all fine fuels such as grass can ignite easily and fires can start quickly and spread rapidly. The last two years saw similar conditions, and that led to the start of early fire seasons. In 2011, large fires were being reported as early as February and the season continued through August. The ranger district’s fire management officer, Art Arias, says this year could see an extended fire season due to the similar conditions. He says there’s no indication that the area will see significant moisture between now and spring. NMSU obesity study LAS CRUCES (AP) — New Mexico State University researchers have launched a study to examine obesity among NMSU students and employees. Researchers recently developed an online survey aimed at finding out more on obesity and lifestyle factors of students and employees, especially in southern New Mexico So far, the survey has found that 47 percent of NMSU and employee respondents self-reported as overweight or obese. Susan Wilson, an associate professor in NMSU’s Department of Health Science and the study’s lead researcher, says she would like to see future studies that look more closely at stressors in the environment and “culturally

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at First Christian Church, 1006 W. Bullock Ave. Artesia, NM 88210, with the Rev. Janice Thomas officiating. She passed away on Dec. 17, 2012, in Artesia. Linda was born in Carlsbad, Nov. 14, 1946, to Butch and Lena Webb. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved being a certified nurse assistant and always put the needs of others before her own. Linda is survived by her children, Stacie Turpen and her husband Jeff, of Dexter, Joe Cain and his wife Eva, of Fort Campbell, Ky., Kyra McLaughlin and her husband Jason, of Artesia, and Steven Thomas and his wife Jinny, of Roswell; her grandchil-

dren, Kevin Turpen, Cody Turpen and his wife Ashley, Krystan Turpen, Stephanie Cain, Samantha Cain, Dillon McLaughlin and Mya McLaughlin; seven greatgrandchildren; her sisterin-law Jackie Webb, of Carlsbad; close friends, Janice and James Thomas; her former husband Robert Thomas; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Butch and Lena Webb; her brother Robert Lee Webb; and her son Brett Allen Cain. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

acceptable versus ideal notions of weight and obesity.” Albuquerque marketing ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Albuquerque is setting aside $5.5 million to market itself. The Albuquerque Journal reports that City Council approved a proposal Monday to set up a new account that will provide money for marketing the city, keeping the businesses already here, supporting workforce training and chipping in to close a deal. The money to establish the account comes from

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##### Others look up to you. A surprising event occurs, which will force you to regroup. Understanding evolves after a conversation. You might not like how assertive a friend or loved one is, but at least this person gets the action moving. Tonight: To the wee hours. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) #### Work with a partner directly. Unusual information could toss your thinking into “revamp” mode. Verify that what you are hearing is legitimate and factual. Appreciate someone’s efforts, and say “thank you” in a way that he or she can hear. Tonight: Only where there is music. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) # # # # Others dominate the scene and want control. That’s OK — you have other fish to fry. While others express their power, you might have some extra time off to go holiday shopping. A loved one lets you know that he or she expects more time with you. Tonight: Remain sensitive to a friend. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) # # # # Easy works, but not everyone is in agreement with you. A family member knows

how to push you hard. Your options are: fight, go along with his or her demands, or flee the scene. It is your decision. Honor your needs, even if one of them is to buy this person a muzzle! Tonight: Get some extra R and R. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) #### You might want to move past a problem involving someone talking too much. You already have tried to isolate yourself by screening calls. How creative can you be in telling someone you don’t want to hear any more, and not damage your bond? Tonight: Silence is nice. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec.

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Regional UNM 68, NMSU 44 Top 25 Baylor 76, Tennessee 53 Kentucky 80, Pepperdine 62 Louisville 75, Washington St. 39 Dayton 90, Akron 59 NBA Toronto 113, Cleveland 99 Atlanta 100, Washington 95, OT Utah 92, Brooklyn 90 Miami 103, Minnesota 92 Chicago 100, Boston 89 Milwaukee 98, Indiana 93 Dallas 107, Philadelphia 100 Denver 112, San Antonio 106 New Orleans at Golden State, late

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NATIONAL BRIEFS BRONCOS MOVE TO TOP OF AP PRO32 RANKINGS

NEW YORK (AP) — A nine-game winning streak has Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on top of the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings for the first time. The latest win came on the road, 34-17 at Baltimore, and was impressive enough to lift the Broncos to No. 1 by three points over the San Francisco 49ers. AFC West champion Denver (11-3) and playoffbound San Francisco each received six first-place votes Tuesday in balloting by The Associated Press’ panel of 12 media members who regularly cover the league. The Broncos outpointed the 49ers for first, 375-372, in the closest voting of the season. Half the voters preferred the 49ers, who stormed to a 28-point lead over the Patriots on the road, then hung on for a 41-34 win to clinch a playoff berth. The 49ers can win the NFC West with a victory at Seattle on Sunday. New England dropped from the top spot to third, followed by Atlanta and Houston. The Falcons and Texans bounced back with big wins after losses the previous week. Atlanta and Houston have the best records in the league at 12-2, but voters questioned whether the teams are really that good. Both did some convincing Sunday when the Falcons shut out the Super Bowl champion New York Giants 34-0 and the Texans dominated the Indianapolis Colts 29-17. Green Bay remained sixth after clinching the NFC North with a win over the rival Chicago Bears. The Seahawks, after a second straight 50-point game, moved up a spot to seventh as they prepare to take on the 49ers knowing a win could give them a shot at the NFC West title. Washington moved up three spots to No. 8 after a win at Cleveland with backup rookie Kirk Cousins leading the way in place of the injured Robert Griffin III. The Redskins, Cowboys and Giants are tied for the NFC East lead. The Giants and Ravens were tied for ninth heading into their game Sunday. Pittsburgh fell two places to 15th after a second straight loss, this one in overtime at Dallas.

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Heisman winner picks up more hardware

Johnny Manziel ran for almost 1,700 yards and 30 touchdowns as a dualthreat quarterback his senior year of high school at Kerrville Tivy. Who would have thought he’d be even more impressive at Texas A&M when pitted against the defenses of the Southeastern Conference? On Tuesday, Manziel picked up another major award for his spectacular debut season. He was voted The Associated Press Player of the Year. As with the Heisman Trophy and Davey O’Brien Award that Manziel already won, the QB nicknamed Johnny Football is the first freshman to collect the AP award. Manziel’s 31 votes were more than twice that of second-place finisher Manti Te’o, Notre Dame’s starting linebacker. He is the third straight Heisman-winning quarterback to receive the honor, following Robert Griffin III and Cam Newton. Manziel erased initial doubts about his ability when he ran for 60 yards and a score in his first game against Florida. “I knew I could run the ball, I did it a lot in high school,” Manziel said in an interview with the AP. “It is just something that you don’t get a chance to see in the spring. Quarterbacks aren’t live in the spring. You don’t get to tackle. You don’t get to evade some of the sacks that you would in normal game situations. So I feel like when I was able to avoid getting tackled, it opened some people’s eyes a little bit more.” The 6-foot-1 Manziel threw for 3,419 yards and 24 touchdowns and

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ran f o r 1 , 1 8 1 yards and 19 more scores to help the Aggies win 10 games for the first time since 1998 — and in their inaugural SEC year, too. R yan Tannehill, Manziel’s predecessor now with the Dolphins after being drafted eighth overall this season, saw promise from the young quarterback last year when he was redshirted. But even he is surprised at how quickly things came together for Manziel. “It’s pretty wild. I always thought he had that playmaking ability, that something special where if somebody came free, he can make something exciting happen,” Tannehill said. “I wasn’t really sure if, I don’t think anyone was sure if he was going to be able to carry that throughout an SEC season, and he’s

Manziel in 2012 Passing Stats

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Rushing Stats 184 carries 1,181 yards 19 TDs

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Robert Arreola out as Roswell coach? PREP FOOTBALL

“I did tell them that if they wanted to get rid of me, get rid of me. But, I wasn’t going to resign.” — Robert Arreola

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In this Nov. 9 photo, Roswell football coach Robert Arreola, right, looks on during his team’s loss to Goddard. After five seasons at the helm, Arreola is apparently out as the Coyotes’ head coach after refusing to resign last week.

Rockets win big on road Local Briefs

LOVINGTON — Goddard used a big third quarter to pull away and cruised to a 63-40 win over Lovington on the road, Tuesday. The Rockets led 26-20 at the break, but outscored the Wildcats 21-6 in the third quarter to pull away for the win. “We came out with a lot of intensity and energy, that was the difference,” said Rocket coach Kevin Jones. “We played very aggressive the whole game.” David Sweet led the Rockets (5-4) with 22 points. Fort Sumner 58, Hagerman 54 FORT SUMNER — The Bobcats struggled from the field, making just 35.3 percent of their 68 shots, and lost to the host Foxes, Tuesday. Hagerman made things interesting in the second half after falling behind 25-19 at the break, but could never get ahead. “The tale of the game is that we were See BRIEFS, Page B6

By most standards, Robert Arreola has had a fairly successful tenure as the head coach of the Roswell football team. But maybe not successful enough to keep his job. After three playoff appearances in five seasons, Arreola is apparently on the chopping block. He was asked to resign last week, but declined, saying that he “wasn’t going to quit.” Roswell athletic director Brian Shea refused to speak on the record about the issue, stating only that “it is a personnel issue and I’m not allowed to talk about it.” Shea also had no comment when asked to confirm that Arreola was asked to resign. Arreola’s Coyotes made the playoffs each of the past three seasons and posted a 17-17 mark dur-

NFC East still up for grabs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There’s two weeks left in the NFL season and the NFC East is up for grabs among three teams. Sound familiar? It was the same situation last year with the New York Giants, Dallas and Philadelphia fighting it out. Now, RGIII and the Washington Redskins are in the mix while the Eagles try to play spoiler. That scenario worked out nicely for the Giants in 2011. They won two straight door-die regular-season games, three more in the conference playoffs and then beat New England for the second time in five years in the Super Bowl. Can they do it again? “These are the circumstances you want to be in,” two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning said. “You want to be fighting to make it in the playoffs and that’s just football and you understand it’s tough to make the playoffs. You’ve got to work. You’ve got to win games. You’ve got to win important games and this is a chance.” The Giants, Redskins and Cowboys each are 8-6 and control their playoff fate. Win and they’re in — either as the division champion or a wild card. The Redskins clinch the East if they win out because they hold tiebreaker advantages. “Every game we go into now we believe See NFC EAST, Page B6

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ing that stretch. His 2011 team posted the first winning record for the program since 2000 and the first playoff victory since 2006. “It has been three years in a row that Roswell High has made the playof fs and it had been awhile since that happened,” Arreola said. “I’m not going to take any credit for it. It’s the hard work that these kids have put into it. “This has never been about me or anyone else. This has been about the program and especially the kids. ... It’s kind of like what

you asked me after the Deming game, ‘Do you feel that this has been a successful year?’ ... Making the playoff three years in a row, I would say that’s being successful.” Arreola took over in 2008, inheriting a program that had won more than three games just once in the previous seven seasons. He won his first game as the program’s head coach, a 21-7 triumph over Ruidoso, but won just two more games over the next two seasons. In 2010, Roswell finished 5-5 and made the playoffs, where they lost to St. Pius in the opening round. With a host of returning lettermen, Roswell opened the 2011

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season with six wins in its first eight games and finished above .500 for the first time since the 2000 state championship season. The Coyotes beat Grants 42-6 in the opening round of the playoffs before falling to eventual state champion Aztec in the quarterfinals. After losing nearly every starter off the 2011 team, Roswell won four of its first six games en route to a 5-5 season and a third straight playoff berth. The Coyotes fell to Deming in the opening round on Nov. 16. In five seasons, Arreola was 2034 overall, including an 0-10 mark against archrivals Artesia and Goddard. Arreola was asked to resign on Friday, but refused, saying that

he’s “not a quitter.” “When I first arrived here five years ago, that’s one of the things that people in Roswell talked about, that Roswell kids, when things went bad, would quit,” Arreola said. “One of my goals was that I didn’t want these kids to ever feel that way. I want them to feel, no matter what, if you’re still breathing, you’re still living. “You never give up and you don’t quit, of course. When I was asked to resign, I told them that I would be a hypocrite if I agreed to resign because, to me, when somebody resigns, you’re kind of giving in. You’re quitting. “I did tell them that if they wanted to get rid of me, get rid of me. But, I wasn’t going to resign.” The 44-year -old Lovington

native said that he is running under the assumption that he has been fired. “I have talked to the kids about it already. I met with them on Monday after I found out on Friday,” Arreola said. “I didn’t want to say anything to anybody until I met with them. “I did let our coaches know, our assistant coaches, because, of course, you worry about the people who you work with. And let’s face it, it doesn’t just affect me. It affects other people. And I felt that it was important to let them know what was taking place.” Arreola also confirmed that he cleaned out his office in the football locker room on Tuesday afternoon.

Navy, WWE team up for Tribute to the Troops

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — When World Wrestling Entertainment airs its annual holiday special, nobody will be more excited to see what’s shown inbetween tag-team shenanigans and bone-rattling body slams than the United States Navy. For the first time in its 10-year history, WWE’s T ribute to the T roops is showcasing the Navy during a taped performance in Nor folk, home to the world’s largest naval base. It is a public relations coup for the Navy, who wrestled away the national spotlight from the Ar my at a time each branch of the military is trying to tout its relevance and value in a time of shrinking budgets. The Pentagon already faces a 10-year reduction of $487 billion in projected spending under a deal reached last year and further cuts could also be on the way. With television crews following close behind, WWE per for mers visited warships, met with wounded warriors at a Navy hospital and flew in a fighter jet, among other things during their visits to several bases. Takeouts of wrestlers interacting with sailors and Marines are expected to make it on air during a two-hour special being aired on USA Network on Wednesday and a one-hour special on NBC on Saturday. “The best thing out of

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Tuesday’s Scores By The Associated Press Boys Basketball Bernalillo 48, St. Michael’s 43 Deming 50, Silver 43 Goddard 63, Lovington 40 Fort Sumner 58, Hagerman 54 Hondo Valley 63, NMMI 60 Laguna-Acoma 103, Crownpoint 28 Las Cruces 67, Santa Teresa 66, OT Monte del Sol 96, East Mountain 52 Moriarty 46, Valencia 37 Onate 52, EP Riverside, Texas 47 Pecos 86, Santa Rosa 62 Shiprock 63, Piedra Vista 60 Tularosa 47, Dexter 39 Girls Basketball Hondo Valley 63, NMMI 40 Las Cruces 61, Deming 43 Monte del Sol 46, East Mountain 40 Portales 41, Lubbock Christian, Texas 23 St. Michael’s 44, Bernalillo 15 Trinidad, Colo. 55, Raton 45 Vaughn 35, NMSD 25

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Paul Haynes introduced as new Kent State coach

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Paul Haynes is right back where he was a skinny walk-on some 25 years ago. Now, he’s in charge of the program he loves so much, and has been given the task of keeping Kent State moving forward. It won’t be easy. Haynes was formally announced as the new coach of the Golden Flashes on Tuesday, and immediately displayed a vibrancy equal of his popular predecessor, Darrell Hazell. He’s going to need it. Not only did Hazell, who left for Purdue, establish a winning culture here, he led the program to the AP poll as well as a bowl berth. “When I got into this profession, one of my goals was to be the coach at Kent State,” said Haynes, who played here as a 168pound defensive back in 1987-91. He was defensive coordinator at Arkansas this year after seven seasons as an assistant at Ohio State. “I can’t believe it. It’s a dream and I haven’t landed yet. It’s been a whirlwind. The last 48 hours have been crazy. “But I’m ready.” Haynes, 43, will step aside so that Hazell, who became coach of the

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this is it gives us the opportunity to showcase the absolutely fantastic men and women who make up the United States Navy today,” said Rear Adm. Tim Alexander, commander of Navy Region Mid-Atlantic. “You know our ships are great, our airplanes are great, our submarines are great. There’s no doubt that we have some pretty neat technology, but at the end of the day it’s all about the people.” The wrestling special marks the second straight year the Navy has landed a high-profile nationally televised event that allows it to reach potential recruits as well as those who live away from the coast and may know little about what the service does. Last November, the Carrier Classic basketball game played on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson received ESPN’s highest-ever rating for a game played in November. WWE officials also expect a bump in viewership for the holiday special over its typical broadcast. The first seven years WWE filmed its special it did so in Iraq and Afghanistan. The past two years, it highlighted large Ar my communities in North Carolina and Texas. The show is so popular that each branch of the military and bases within those branches compete against each other to host it, simiBoilermakers on Dec. 5, can guide the No. 25 Golden Flashes (11-2) to their first bowl game in 40 years. Kent State will meet Arkansas State in the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Jan. 6. “I probably won’t even go to a practice. I don’t want to screw it up,” Haynes joked. “I respect Coach Hazell and his staff. They need to finish it out. They’ve done a great job.” Athletic director Joel Nielsen said Haynes was signed to a 5½-year contract at $375,000 annually. Haynes also was an assistant at Michigan State, Louisville, Northern Iowa, Ferris State and Bowling Green. Haynes and Hazell share similar football philosophies. Hazell’s Golden Flashes found success with a strong running game. Haynes, who served with Hazell on Jim Tressel’s staff with the Buckeyes, sees no reason to change. “They have laid the foundation,” Haynes said. “On offense, I believe in running the ball and not turning it over. Defensively, it is stop the run and create turnovers.” Nielsen interviewed several candidates, but said Haynes was clearly the best choice. “His leadership quality kept coming out,” Nielsen said. “We talked with Coach Tressel and many others. They all said he was ready. We talked to Paul two years ago when we hired Darrell. We thought Darrell was a little more ready then. “Now, Paul has done the same. He really wanted this job. We’re happy to have him.” Haynes intends to recruit heavily in Ohio, and will place academics on par with winning. “First, I want to graduate all players with a meaningful degree,” he said. “And I want to win. Everybody wants to win. I’m not going to sacrifice integrity to do it.” Kent State went 8-0 in the Mid-American Conference this season, but lost the league title game to then-No. 21 Northern Illinois, 44-37. One of the season’s memorable moments, was an impressive 35-23 road win at then-No. 15 Rutgers on Oct. 27. “I’m a little nervous addressing everyone today, but maybe when I leave Kent State in 20 or 30 years, I’ll be good at this,” he said. “I have a lot of Kent State pride. I love it here.”

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lar to cities vying to host the Super Bowl or a political convention. “The opportunity to showcase the Navy and all that it does in Hampton Roads as well as the state of Virginia within a national broadcast on both USA Network and NBC network, for us, is a very positive legacy point for our having been here and an opportunity to tell this incredibly important story to the nation and those abroad who would watch this,” said John Saboor, WWE’s senior vice president of special events. The Navy and the Norfolk area had several things going for it that helped it land the show, Saboor said. In addition to Naval Station Norfolk, there were other Navy installations in neighboring Virginia Beach and Portsmouth that wresters could visit to help broaden the interest in the WWE while reaching a greater cross-section of the Navy. Saboor also said Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office and top Navy leaders went out of their way to help accommodate his crews. While originally conceived at a time the U.S. was fighting two wars, WWE has no intention of ending the annual special anytime soon now that the war in Iraq has come to an end and troops are drawing down in Afghanistan. “Personally, I like the fact that it’s domestic because

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Monday’s Games Orlando 102, Minnesota 93 Houston 109, New York 96 L.A. Clippers 88, Detroit 76 Memphis 80, Chicago 71 Oklahoma City 107, San Antonio 93 Phoenix 101, Sacramento 90 Tuesday’s Games Toronto 113, Cleveland 99 Atlanta 100, Washington 95, OT Utah 92, Brooklyn 90 Miami 103, Minnesota 92 Chicago 100, Boston 89 Milwaukee 98, Indiana 93 Dallas 107, Philadelphia 100 Denver 112, San Antonio 106 New Orleans at Golden State, 8:30 p.m. Charlotte at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Brooklyn at New York, 5 p.m. Detroit at Toronto, 5 p.m. Utah at Indiana, 5 p.m. Washington at Orlando, 5 p.m. Cleveland at Boston, 5:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Atlanta, 5:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Houston, 6 p.m. Charlotte at Phoenix, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Memphis, 7:30 p.m. Golden State at Sacramento, 8 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, 8:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games Oklahoma City at Minnesota, 5 p.m. Miami at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Denver at Portland, 8 p.m.

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Thursday’s Game Cincinnati 34, Philadelphia 13 Sunday’s Games Green Bay 21, Chicago 13 New Orleans 41, Tampa Bay 0 Minnesota 36, St. Louis 22 Houston 29, Indianapolis 17 Atlanta 34, N.Y. Giants 0 Washington 38, Cleveland 21 Miami 24, Jacksonville 3 Denver 34, Baltimore 17 Carolina 31, San Diego 7 Arizona 38, Detroit 10 Seattle 50, Buffalo 17 Oakland 15, Kansas City 0 Dallas 27, Pittsburgh 24, OT San Francisco 41, New England 34 Monday’s Game Tennessee 14, N.Y. Jets 10 Saturday, Dec. 22 Atlanta at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23 Tennessee at Green Bay, 11 a.m. Indianapolis at Kansas City, 11 a.m. New Orleans at Dallas, 11 a.m. Minnesota at Houston, 11 a.m. Oakland at Carolina, 11 a.m. Buffalo at Miami, 11 a.m. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 11 a.m. New England at Jacksonville, 11 a.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 11 a.m. St. Louis at Tampa Bay, 11 a.m. San Diego at N.Y. Jets, 11 a.m. Cleveland at Denver, 2:05 p.m. Chicago at Arizona, 2:25 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Baltimore, 2:25 p.m. San Francisco at Seattle, 6:20 p.m.

Cruz visits home of Giants fan, 6, killed in Conn.

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has visited the home of the 6-year-old Connecticut shooting

cials that helped boost morale among members of the military, who are among its biggest fans. Sailors waited in long lines to get free tickets to the Norfolk performance and many brought their children, who were also treated to performances by the Muppets. In the weekend the show was taped, wrestlers also spent countless hours signing autographs and taking pictures with sailors and their families. Petty Officer 1st Class Mario Amaro, a 25-year-old

who serves aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey, was among those getting pictures taken with WWE wrestlers and divas when they toured the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan. “I grew up watching these guys and I’ve been wanting to see them. I’m glad I came into the Navy. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see them,” Amaro said. “For them to come out here, it’s exciting. It’s something I really wanted to do. I made a special trip to come over here.”

victim who was buried in a replica Cruz jersey. Jack Pinto was among 20 children shot to death Friday in Newtown. Several elementary school-age children played touch football in the front yard of his family’s home Tuesday. Many wore Giants jerseys or Newtown football or wrestling shirts as they laughed, smiled and hugged. The children and their families left after several hours. Kids carried autographed Giants footballs and jerseys. About 45 minutes later, Cruz left the home in an SUV and an escort of five police cruisers, sirens blaring. He later tweeted that he has “much love to the entire Pinto family. Great people with huge hearts.” Several people leaving the home confirmed Cruz was there.

trainer of the Arizona League Brewers. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Agreed to terms with LHP John Lannan on a one-year contract. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Agreed to terms with RHP Santiago Casilla on a threeyear contract. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association HOUSTON ROCKETS—Recalled F/C Donatas Motiejunas from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL). NBA Development League RIO GRANDE VALLEY VIPERS—Traded C Jerome Jordan to Reno for F Vernon Macklin and a 2013 second-round draft pick. Women’s National Basketball Association WASHINGTON MYSTICS—Named Mike Thibault coach and general manager. FOOTBALL National Football League BUFFALO BILLS—Signed OL Kraig Urbik to a contract extension. Placed LB Arthur Moats on injured reserve and WR Donald Jones on the reserve/non-football illness list. Signed WR Chris Hogan and LB Greg Lloyd from the practice squad. CHICAGO BEARS—Placed RB Michael Bush on injured reserve. Signed RB Kahlil Bell. CLEVELAND BROWNS—Named Alec Scheiner president. Placed LB JamesMichael Johnson and DB T.J. Ward on injured reserve. Signed DB Prince Miller and LB Adrian Moten. Signed DL Hall Davis from the practice squad. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Placed DE Andre Branch and RB Jordan Todman on injured reserve. Released WR Quan Cosby and FB Will Ta’ufo’ou. Signed WR Mike Brown, LB Brandon Marshall and TE Isaiah Stanback from the practice squad and OL Tommie Draheim and WR Brittan Golden to the practice squad. MIAMI DOLPHINS—Claimed DB Dimitri Patterson off waivers from Cleveland. Placed TE Charles Clay on the injured reserve list. NEW YORK GIANTS—Re-signed OL Selvish Capers. Waived CB Terrence Frederick. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS—Placed RB Ryan Mathews, WR Malcom Floyd and T Reggie Wells on injured reserve. Signed WR Mike Willie and DE Damik Scafe from the practice squad. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Released TE Evan Moore. Signed TE Sean McGrath from the practice squad. Canadian Football League TORONTO ARGONAUTS—Released PK/P Noel Prefontaine. HOCKEY National Hockey League WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Reassigned F Stanislav Galiev and D Brett Flemming from Reading (ECHL) to Hershey (AHL). SOCCER Major League Soccer COLUMBUS CREW—Re-signed M Danny O’Rourke to a one-year contract. D.C. UNITED—Released M Stephen King and D Michael Chabala. FC DALLAS—Signed F Wesley Silva. NEW YORK RED BULLS—Signed G Ryan Meara. PORTLAND TIMBERS—Acquired D/M Mobi Fehr. SPORTING KANSAS CITY—Signed F Claudio Bieler as a designated player. COLLEGE JACKSONVILLE STATE—Named Bill Clark football coach. KENT STATE—Named Paul Haynes football coach. WESTERN MICHIGAN—Named P.J. Fleck football coach.

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Tuesday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX—Agreed to terms with RHP Koji Uehara on a one-year contract. CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Named Julio Vinas manager and Britt Burns pitching coach of Birmingham (SL); Ryan Newman manager of Winston-Salem (Carolina); Tommy Thompson manager of Kannapolis (SAL); Pete Rose Jr. manager of Great Falls (Pioneer); Bobby Magallanes manager of Bristol (Appalachian); Doug Sisson minor league outfield/baserunning instructor; and Vance Law special assistant to player development. CLEVELAND INDIANS—Agreed to terms with 3B Mark Reynolds on a one-year contract. HOUSTON ASTROS—Designated RHP Mickey Storey for assignment. LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Agreed to terms with 2B Luis Rodriguez on a minor league contract. NEW YORK YANKEES—Assigned LHP Josh Spence outright to Scranton/WilkesBarre (IL). MINNESOTA TWINS—Agreed to terms with RHP Mike Pelfrey on a one-year contract. OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Traded OF Collin Cowgill to the N.Y. Mets for INF Jefry Marte. Agreed to terms with SS Hiroyuki Nakajima on a two-year contract. TAMPA BAY RAYS—Agreed to terms with RHP Roberto Hernandez on a one-year contract. TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Agreed to terms with RHP Ramon Ortiz and OF Ryan Langerhans on minor league contracts. National League LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Named Pat Listach minor league infield coordinator; Todd Takayoshi assistant minor league hitting coordinator; Rick Knapp minor league pitching coordinator; John Shoemaker Camelback Ranch-Glendale coordinator of instruction; Franklin Stubbs hitting coach of Albuquerque (PCL); Jody Reed manager, Hector Berrios pitching coach and Orv Franchuk hitting coach of Chattanooga (SL); Carlos Subero manager and Johnny Washington hitting coach of Rancho Cucamonga (Cal); Razor Shines manager, Bill Simas pitching coach and Mike Eylward hitting coach of Great Lakes (MWL); Esteban Lopez hitting coach of Ogden (Pioneer); and P.J. Forbes manager of the Arizona League Dodgers. MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Named Rick Tomlin minor league pitching coordinator; Bob Skube coach and Aaron Hoback trainer for Nashville (PCL); Steve Patera trainer of Huntsville (SL); Tony Diggs manager and Dwayne Hosey coach of Helena (Pioneer); Nestor Corredor manager and Greg Barajas


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Ally Condie taught high school English before becoming a writer.

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In “The Diary of Minnie Swift: Christmas After All,� a girl, her family and an orphaned cousin struggle in the Great Depression in 1932. When Minnie’s father disappears, the holidays seem lost.

“Touch the Sky� is the true story of Alice Coachman, who got a chance to compete in the Olympics high jump in 1948. At that time, no AfricanAmerican woman had won an Olympic gold medal.

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If you enjoy football fireworks, watch Kenjon Barner and the University of Oregon’s explosive offense. This season, the Ducks averaged about 50 points per game, and Barner was one of the big contributors. He’s a Duck who runs like a deer. )NTHEFIRSTGAMES +ENJONGAINED YARDS INCLUDINGASCHOOL record 321 against Southern Cal. He also scored 19 touchdowns and is on track for major postseason honors. Barner, the youngest in a family of seven children, can score running, receiving, and on punt and kickoff returns. Like all backs, he has taken numerous hard hits. But he keeps on running into the end zone. Barner could have gone to the NFL after last season but chose to stay in school — and Oregon opponents wish he had left!

Andrew Zimmern hosts and produces several food shows on the Travel Channel. Molly Mogren is a journalist who worked as a cook to earn money to travel.

Editor J. Patrick Lewis was an economics professor before he began writing poems for kids.

In “Kit’s Wilderness,� Kit moves to a mining town. He is challenged to a scary game deep underground. There, he and a boy from the town try to find the ghosts of their ancestors.

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Kindness,� Chloe joins the crowd that is being mean to a new girl — until one day, the girl is gone. Chloe has missed her chance to be kind.

“Andrew Zimmern’s Field Guide to Exceptionally Weird, Wild, & Wonderful Foods� is about foods ranging from brains to wildebeest to bird’s nest soup.

“National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry� is full of clever and touching poems by many poets, each illustrated by actionpacked photos.

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Suraj Sharma stars as Pi in the movie “Life of Pi.� In the story, Pi is lost at sea with a tiger in the boat. Suraj, 19, had not acted until this movie. Before getting the role, he was a college student studying philosophy in India. He grew up in New Delhi, India. His brother is an actor. His parents are mathematicians. For the movie, he had to learn how to swim, handle a raft and prepare raw fish for eating. When he was younger he studied Hindustani music, a type of music from India. He also practiced karate.

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Jim Murphy has written more than 35 books for kids, including the Newbery Honor Book “The Great Fire.�

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In “The Snowy Day,� a young boy wakes up to find his city covered with exciting, wonderful snow.

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Fifty years ago, “The Snowy Day� became the first mainstream book to feature an African-American child as the hero. Hundreds of kids and teachers said the book helped Ezra Jack Keats give black kids pride in themselves. It won the Caldecott Medal. Ezra Jack Keats was Jewish. He grew up in a very poor area of New York City and experienced discrimination first-hand. Before “The Snowy Day,� he had illustrated many books, but this was the first book he also wrote. He saw no books featuring kids who weren’t white, so he decided to write one himself.

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“The Boxcar Children Beginning� is the story of how four siblings become orphans and learn to fend for themselves.

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“Dragons of Silk� is the final book in the Golden Mountain Chronicles. The series tells of four girls whose lives are bound with the mythological Weaving Maid who lives in the skies.

Tony Preciado is a special effects artist and 3-D computer animator. 2HODE-ONTIJOISASCULPTORWHOHAS written and illustrated books for kids. jacket art Š 2012 by Tony Preciado and Rhode Montijo, published by Scholastic

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“The Kingfisher Encyclopedia of Life� groups life forms by how long they live.

In “Almost Home,� Sugar Mae is struggling to keep up her spirits after she and her mother end up homeless. When she and her dog are put into foster care, she heals herself by writing poems.

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Laurence Yep has written more than 60 books for kids, including the Newbery Honor Books “Dragonwings� and “Dragon’s Gate.�

Joan Bauer has written 10 books for kids, including the Newbery Honor Book “Hope Was Here.�

Graham L. Banes is a zoologist who has studied orangutans in Indonesia.

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“Jeremy Lin: Rising Star� is the true story of the pro basketball player who wouldn’t give up — until, all of a sudden, he became a star.

Sam: What says “ho, ho, ho� and would make a great sandwich with peanut butter? Solomon: Jelly Ole St. Nick!

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In “Heart of a Shepherd,� Brother must help keep the ranch going when his father is sent to Iraq with his reserve unit. But Brother does not fit in with the ranch life and faces many hardships.

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ding date for next spring. She said they would like for me to come. As if it wouldn’t be painful enough to go to the wedding, his fiancee has also asked me to do her hair for the occasion. (I’m a hairstylist.) Abby, Jordan and I are still having an affair. I want to tell her, but I don’t want him to hate me. I believe this wedding is a big mistake for many reasons, not just the obvious. Please give me some outside advice. CAN’T HELP MYSELF IN OHIO

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DEAR ABBY: I am a 31-year-old, never-married mother of two. Last summer I started having an affair with “Jordan,” the father of my first child. He left me when our daughter was a year old and has been engaged for three years in an on-again, off-again relationship. I could give you excuses about why the affair started up again, but the truth is we both knew it was wrong and continued to do it anyway. I never stopped loving him and I thought it would bring him back to me. Today I found out from Jordan’s fiancee that they have set their wed-

DEAR CAN’T HELP YOURSELF: OK, the first thing to do is wake up, smell the coffee and accept that resuming the sexual relationship with Jordan has not had the desired effect. He WILL be marrying someone else. Next, concentrate on saving yourself and waste no more of your time on him — that is, if you would like a permanent, monogamous relationship with someone. Jordan has given you ample proof that he is incapable of being faithful to one woman. And last, tell his fiancee that you do not plan to attend the wedding or do her hair because you are in love

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DEAR ABBY: I have known my husband for seven years and I love him very much, but I am no longer “in love” with him. Somehow along the way the spark has fizzled. We have a wonderful family and have been through so much together. I don’t want a divorce. I want to make our marriage work, and so does he. So how do I get my spark back? SPARKLESS IN TEXAS DEAR SPARKLESS: That you and your husband want your marriage to work means it is capable of being resuscitated. While you didn’t give any details, it is possible that you have been “through so much” that it didn’t allow you to concentrate on each other. Exhaustion and distraction can cause a spark to fizzle. A way to reignite it would be to spend more time alone together, participate in activities you both enjoy, and make time on a regular basis to

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DEAR ABBY: My sister relinquished custody of her kids in a divorce 30 years ago. I recently made contact with them to re-establish lost ties. The contact I made with the daughter has been a wonderful success. The other resulted in complete — and understandable — rejection. Now my sister, who didn’t want to open the door, blames me for her heartache because her son rejected her. Was I wrong for bringing at least one of them back into the family? SISTER IN THE SOUTH DEAR SISTER: Because you did it over your sister’s objections, I think you were. While the daughter seems interested in establishing contact — at least for now — your sister has now “lost” her son TWICE. And if the daughter eventually backs off, your sister will be zero for two.

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Dear Readers: Have you seen the hydroponically grown LIVING LETTUCES that are sold in plastic, clamshell containers? I just love them! It is amazing how long these lettuces last! The container is designed to be a “mini-greenhouse,” which is what helps make the product last. The lettuce still has its roots attached, and it sits in a small amount of nutrient-rich liquid. When ready to eat, just take off the number of leaves needed, rinse and eat. Heloise ##### Dear Heloise: I enjoy your column in The (Monroe, La.) News-Star. Before cutting a wedge from a head of lettuce, I remove one large outer leaf. Then I place this leaf over the cut surface like a bandage before wrapping it and putting it in the refrigerator. It greatly reduces the browning of the cut edges. Gayle M., Monroe, La. SEND A GREAT HINT TO: Heloise P.O. Box 795000 San Antonio, TX 78279-5000 Fax: 210-HELOISE Email: Heloise(at)Heloise.com

Dear Heloise: Here is my recipe for easy deviled eggs: Cut peeled, hard-boiled eggs in half. Make a topping of mayonnaise, mustard and any other condiments you would like. Spread this mixture on top of the cut eggs. You may add olive slices on top, minced parsley, etc. Elaine W., Harrisburg, Pa. Deviled eggs are delicious! They are so popular, and this is a clever shortcut, with a fun twist, to making them. Love it! Heloise #####

Dear Heloise: When cooking or baking something that requires eggs, I hate throwing the shells in the garbage can, especially if pickup isn’t for a few days. I take the shells or any offensive-smelling object and put it in a plastic bag, like one the newspaper comes in, and stick it in the door of the freezer. On garbage day, I just open the freezer door and throw out the plastic bag. This works well with shellfish, too. The only trouble is that you have to remember to throw it out! Judy B., Hobe Sound, Fla. Dear Heloise: Your hints have simplified my life in so many ways! Here are two of my favorite baking hints: First, I use an ice-cream scoop with a scraper for placing cupcake batter in liners. This ensures that every cupcake is the same size, and it makes the process mess-free. My second hint comes in handy when making brownies. I scoop the brownie batter into cupcake liners for bite-size brownies. This is a great hint for anyone needing a dessert for a potluck dinner. Holly in Austin, Texas

Dear Heloise: I keep a covered container of crushed soda crackers. It is so quick to put some in a bowl of soup, and it eliminates cracker crumbs. This is especially helpful when you’re serving small children. L.H., Rapid City, S.D.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Department store chain Dillard’s Inc. is paying $2 million to settle charges that it illegally required workers who took sick leave to reveal confidential medical information. The settlement, announced Tuesday by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, resolves a 4-year -old class-action lawsuit that charged Dillard’s with violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. The EEOC said thousands of current and former Dillard’s employees who sought sick leave were forced to submit a doctor’s note explaining not just that they were being treated, but the exact nature of their medical condition. The commission says workers who didn’t feel comfortable disclosing details of their treatment were fired, even when doctors advised them not to reveal private medical information. Dillard’s, which has about 300 stores across 29 states, had argued that the policy was needed to confirm medical absences were legitimate. But the EEOC says employers are not allowed to ask for particulars of treatment unless they are job-related and necessary for the conduct of business. In a statement, Dillard’s

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denied that its policies violated the ADA. Anna Park, an EEOC attorney, said some employees were forced to reveal conditions like cancer, mental illness or gynecological information just to get an excused absence. The settlement also resolves allegations that Dillard’s fired some workers for taking more sick leave than the company allowed. The company did not confer with employees to see whether more leave was allowed under federal law to accommodate a worker’s disability, the EEOC said. Under a three-year consent decree, Dillard’s will pay $2 million to identified victims and establish a class fund for victims who are not yet identified. Park said at least 75 employees who were victims of the policies have been identified at a Dillard’s store in El Centro, Calif., which was the subject of the EEOC’s initial lawsuit. She expects thousands more to come forward. The consent decree requires Dillard’s to hire a consultant to review and revise company policies and train supervisors and staff on federal disability law. The company will submit annual reports verifying compliance.

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Nielsen to buy Arbitron for about $1.26B

NEW YORK (AP) — Nielsen, the dominant source of TV ratings, on Tuesday said it had agreed to buy Arbitron for about $1.26 billion to expand into radio measurement. Arbitron pays 70,000 people to carry around gadgets that register what stations they’re listening to. Since Nielsen also collects cash register data, CEO David Calhoun said buying Arbitron will let Nielsen be a one-stop shop for advertisers who want to know how the radio advertising they buy affects product sales. The acquisition will let

Nielsen expand the amount of media consumption it tracks by about 2 hours per person per day to 7 hours, Calhoun said in an interview. “You don’t find many mediums that allow for that kind of increase,” Calhoun said. Arbitron’s operations are mainly in the U.S., while Nielsen operates globally. Calhoun said another major driver for the deal is that Nielsen wants to spread Arbitron’s tracking technology to other countries. Evercore Partners analyst Douglas Arthur said

Nielsen doesn’t need traditional radio measurement to grow, but Arbitron seemed like a willing seller, and it will be a “nice complementary but not ‘must have’ platform.” Nielsen Holdings N.V. said it will pay $48 per share, which is a 26 percent premium to Arbitron’s Monday closing price of $38.04. Shares of Arbitron, which is based in Columbia, Md., jumped $8.99, or 23.6 percent, to close at $47.03. Nielsen, which went public in January 2011, has headquarters in the Netherlands and New York.

Its stock added $1.30, or 4.4 percent, to close at $30.92. Nielsen said it expects the deal to add about 13 cents per share to its adjusted earnings a year after closing and about 19 cents per share to adjusted earnings two years after closing. Abitron’s chief operating officer, Sean Creamer, is set to take over as CEO from William Kerr on Jan. 1. Calhoun said he hoped Creamer would remain with Nielsen after the deal closes.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Instagram, the popular mobile photo-sharing service now owned by Facebook, is the target of a storm of outrage, much of it on social media, after changes in its user agreement give it broader rights to use its members’ photos in advertisements. In a blog post that offered few details, Instagram said the changes will help its service “function more easily as part of Facebook by being able to share info between the two groups.” Facebook Inc. also recently updated its privacy policy to allow for more integration with Instagram. “This means we can do things like fight spam more effectively, detect system and reliability problems more quickly, and build better features for everyone by understanding how Instagram is used,” the blog post said, adding that the updates also “help protect you, and prevent spam and abuse as we grow.” But the biggest change riling users and privacy advocates is Instagram’s new assertion that it may now receive payments from businesses to use your photos, user name and other data “in connection with paid or sponsored content or promotions, without any compensation to you.” Instagram’s short blog post on Monday made no

mention of advertisements or other commercial activities, though it offered links to the new privacy policy and terms of service. Those documents spell out what the service could do, but say little about actual plans. Facebook, which bought Instagram in September for $740 million, already uses your photo and other information about you to show advertisements to your friends. Say you’ve “liked” Samsung Mobile. Facebook might then show your friends ads for Samsung and include the fact that you “like” the company’s page. Your profile photo and name would appear with what Facebook calls “sponsored stories.” Instagram’s new policy, which takes effect Jan. 16, suggests that Facebook wants to integrate Instagram into its ad-serving system. Under the current policy, Instagram is not as explicit in saying how it uses its members’ photographs. But the company already has the right to use people’s public content as it sees fit, though the photographers keep socalled “ownership” of the photos. The new terms make it clearer that Instagram could use your photos to market to your friends. The fast-growing service has become a popular way to

share photos from cell phones. The Instagram app, available for the iPhone and Android devices, offers a variety of filters to give photos a retro feel or other look. Although many other apps also offer filters for enhancing photos, they don’t offer the sharing features and community aspects of Instagram. Instagram has had a loyal following since before Facebook bought it. The purchase worried some of the earliest fans of the service, who feared Facebook would swallow up their beloved community.

Users must accept the new terms when they go into effect or leave the Instagram. Twitter users were vowing to cancel their Instagram accounts. They complained that the new terms would essentially let the service sell people’s photos for ads. But if Facebook’s experience is any indication, few users tend to carry out such threats. Over the years, Facebook’s frequent and complicated privacy policy changes have irked users, but the social media site has grown to house more than a billion user accounts since its founding in 2004.

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CLASSIFIEDS / SPORTS

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shocked the world and he did it.” After Manziel sat out as a redshirt in 2011, Texas A&M’s scheduled season-opener against Louisiana Tech this year was postponed because of Hurricane Isaac. That left him to get his first taste of live defense in almost two years against Florida. He responded well, helping the Aggies race to a 17-7 lead early using both his ar m and his feet. The Gators shut down Manziel and A&M’s offense in the second half and Texas A&M lost 20-17. But Manziel’s performance was enough for Texas A&M’s coaching staff to realize that his scrambling ability was going to be a big part of what the Aggies could do this season. “The first half really showed that I was a little bit more mobile than we had seen throughout the spring,” Manziel said. “Me and (then-offensive coordinator) Kliff Kingsbury sat down and really said: ‘Hey we can do some things with my feet as well as throwing the ball.’ And it added a little bit of a new dimension.” Manziel knew that the biggest adjustment from playing in high school to college would be the speed of the game. Exactly how quick play-

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we can win and that has to be your mindset,” coach Mike Shanahan said. “When you win close games, you expect it.” The Cowboys’ division hopes came down to the final game at New York last year. The Giants won 31-14. Dallas could be in the same position this season, playing for first place in Week 17. Only difference is the game is at Washington. “I think our football team has developed that mental toughness that no matter what’s going on during the game, as bad as it may look or whatever, we get to that fourth quarter, we have a shot to win the game,” quarterback Tony Romo said after an overtime win against Pittsburgh. “We believe that we can do that. We have had a lot of comeback wins this year.” Here’s a breakdown for the top three teams in the East: — The Giants were sitting comfortably atop the stand-

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not very good on shooting from the outside,” said Hagerman coach Anthony Mestas. “We missed several open jumpers and several 3-pointers. “We battled through it and we tried to make it a close game there at the end. We just couldn’t get the job done. Alejandro Ramos led the Bobcats (6-2) with 18 points and Jose Bejarano chipped in 15.

Tularosa 47, Dexter 39 TULAROSA — Dexter got off to a slow start and could never recover in a loss to Tularosa, Tuesday. The Demons scored just two first-quarter points and could never make up the lost ground. In the final three quarters, Tularosa outscored the Demons by just one point. “We came out flat tonight,” said Dexter coach James Voight. “That really hurt us. After that, it was an even ballgame. “We got down early, after that, we played pretty good. That first quarter got us.” David Lopez led the Demons (5-3) with 11 points and Missael Barrientos added 10.

ers in the SEC were was still a jolt to the quarterback. “The whole first drive I was just seeing how fast they really flew to the ball and I felt like they just moved a whole lot faster,” he said of the Florida game. “It was different than what I was used to, different than what I was used to in high school. So it was just having to learn quick and adjust on the fly.” He did just that and started piling up highlight reel material by deftly avoiding would-be tacklers to help the Aggies run off five consecutive wins after that. His storybook ride hit a roadblock when he threw a season-high three interceptions in a 24-19 loss to LSU. But Manziel used it as a learning experience, taking to heart some advice he received from Kingsbury. “He just told me to have a plan every time, before every snap,” Manziel said. “Make sure you have a plan on what you want to do and where you want to go with the ball.” “I feel like as the year went on, I just learned the offense more and knew exactly where I wanted to go, instead of maybe evading the blitz and just taking off running for the first down instead of hitting a hot route or throwing it underneath to an open guy and doing things a lot simpler and cleaner.” The Aggies and Manziel rebounded

ings at 6-2, but have lost four of six in the second half. They’ve been a Jekylland-Hyde team over the past month, alter nating impressive wins with lackluster losses. A convincing 38-10 romp over Green Bay on Nov. 25 was followed up with a 17-16 loss to the Redskins. The Giants rebounded with a resounding 52-27 rout over New Orleans only to come back with an abysmal effort in a 34-0 loss at Atlanta. “Unfortunately, we’ve had bad games in the past,” coach Tom Coughlin said. “We have used the theme of consistency. Consistency two-fold: one, in terms of our execution and our performance, but the second thing is, the passion and so-on and so-forth that we bring to each and every game knowing the circumstances. Our team does know the circumstances very well.” The Giants entered their last two games last year off a disappointing loss to Washington. Then they beat the Jets to keep their playoff hopes alive and whipped Dallas to secure the division Hondo Valley 63, NMMI 60 HONDO — The Colts had four players in double figures, but it wasn’t enough in a loss to Hondo Valley, Tuesday. “I was proud of them because we actually played poorly at the beginning,” said Colt coach Pilar Carrasco. “We actually had a lead with a few minutes to go, but just made some mistakes at the end. “To be 6-4 going into the (Christmas) break, I can live with that. We’re getting better and that’s always gratifying to a coach.” Angel Reyes led the Colts with 20 points. Blade Allen added 14, Jemel Kaba had 12 and Richard Trujillo chipped in 11.

Girls basketball

Hondo Valley 63, NMMI 40 HONDO — In their final game before a long Christmas break, the Colts fell to the host Eagles, Tuesday. “We didn’t have a good night,” said NMMI coach Marisha Olesinski. “I think (the girls’) minds weren’t very much into the game. “We started the game not focused, and had too many tur novers, too many bad passes and some not very good shots. We didn’t set a good tone for the game.” The Colts fell to 4-4 with the loss.

from the loss to LSU by winning their last five games, highlighted by their stunning 29-24 upset of top-ranked Alabama on Nov. 10. By the time Manziel wrapped up a 253-yard passing and 92-yard rushing performance to lead Texas A&M to the victory in Tuscaloosa, you could hardly call him a freshman anymore. “You keep growing and growing every week,” he said. “By the time I played Alabama I had a much better grasp of the game than I did in the first one.” The 4,600 yards of total offense Manziel gained in 12 games broke the SEC record for total yards in a season. The record was previously held by 2010 Heisman winner Newton, who needed 14 games to pile up 4,327 yards. The output also made him the first freshman, first player in the SEC and fifth player overall to throw for 3,000 yards and run for 1,000 in a season. Manziel, who turned 20 two days before taking home the Heisman, has been so busy he hasn’t had a second to step back and digest the historical significance of his accomplishments this season. He’s far more concerned with helping the Aggies extend their winning streak to six games with a win over Oklahoma on Jan. 4 in the Cotton Bowl.

title. Repeating won’t be easy. The Giants visit the reeling Baltimore Ravens (9-5) on Sunday. The Ravens already clinched their fifth consecutive trip to the playoffs, but have lost three in a row and are desperate to straighten things out. “This is as important a game as you can have, this upcoming game, and our mindset is the playoffs have started,” Manning said. “This is it. This game right here is huge. It’s the most important game and it’s a must-win game for us.” That mentality has been a proven formula for success for the Giants. “We can draw on the experience. We did a year ago, six times in a row,” Coughlin said. “That’s kind of what we have to do here. If we’re going to have an opportunity to get into the playoffs at all, we’ve got to win the next two games. Sort of the way it was a year ago.” The Giants finish up with a home game against Philadelphia (4-10). The Eagles seem like a pushover, but they beat

Roswell Daily Record “I think it will happen after the bowl game and after the season is completely over,” he said. “I’m just ready for it to die down a little bit and get back into a practice routine where we get better and hopefully do what we want to do in the bowl game.” He’ll have to do it without his mentor Kingsbury, who left A&M last week to become coach at Texas Tech, where he starred at quarterback not that long ago. Manziel said he is happy Kingsbury got to return to his alma matter, but is still adjusting to the idea of playing without him. “I’m the happiest guy on the face of the Earth for him,” Manziel said, speaking from California where he appeared on the “Tonight Show” Monday evening. “I think he deserves it with how hard he’s worked this year to get us where we were. It’s bittersweet though, because I’d like him to be here for the entire time that I’m here.” Manziel is eager to get back on the field for the Cotton Bowl and is focused on helping the offense pick up where it left off in the regular season finale. “Even though Kliff Kingsbury’s not here anymore, we just need to continue to get better and do what we do,” Manziel said. “Push tempo, go fast and be the high-flying offense that we have been all year.”

New York in Week 4. — The Redskins were counted out by their own coach when they were 3-6. But Robert Griffin III has them in position to ear n their first playof f berth since 2007. Their five straight wins include victories over the Cowboys, Giants and Ravens. Even with RGIII sidelined by a knee injury, the Redskins rolled over Cleveland with another rookie, Kirk Cousins, at quarterback. Griffin could be back for this week’s game at Philadelphia. These aren’t the same Eagles who looked pathetic in a 31-6 loss at FedEx Field last month. But these clearly aren’t the same Redskins, who started their winning streak with that lopsided victory against Philadelphia. A win over the lowly Eagles would set up a potential all-or -nothing matchup against Dallas. “I told our football team at the beginning of the year that, ‘You guys don’t know it, but you guys are a lot better than you think you are,”‘ Shanahan said. “They’ve obviously been proving that now.”

— The Cowboys were 3-5 midway through the schedule and headed nowhere before winning five of six and three in a row. They’ve overcome tragedy — the death of practice squad player Jerry Brown — and a slew of injuries, particularly on defense. The wins haven’t been pretty lately, but they count the same. Two more and Dallas gets in. That injury-depleted defense has a difficult test coming up against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints (6-8) on Sunday. The Saints snapped a threegame losing streak with a 41-0 win over Tampa Bay that knocked the Buccaneers out of playoff contention last Sunday. “We’ve got to focus on the task, and the task is to beat the New Orleans Saints,” coach Jason Garrett said. “They had a great win against Tampa, so we’ve got to get our preparation right. We’ll do it day by day and hopefully put our best foot forward on Sunday.”

Gaines resigns at Permian LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Gary Gaines, the 63-yearold high school coach at the center of the “Friday Night Lights” book and film, has left the Odessa Per mian sideline for the last time. Gaines said he resigned from the West Texas football pr ogram he helped make famous. He said he doubts he’ll coach again but wasn’t sure what’s next for him. “We’re going to give it to someone else and, hopefully, they can make more out of it than we did,” Gaines said. “We came her e to make some deep playof f runs and we weren’t able to do that. That’s what (Permian fans) expect, and I expect as well.” He leaves with a 69-28-1 r ecor d in eight years as Per mian’s head coach, including a 23-21 mark in his last four years. In all, he coached Permian from 1986-89 and 2009-12, and was an assistant there for thr ee years in the early 1980s. His second stint in Odessa included a lone playoff victory and no district championships.

Gaines led the program to a state 5A championship in 1989. The Panthers were undefeated that season, just a year after H.G. “Buzz” Bissinger spent a year in town researching his best-seller, which chronicled how high school football binds an oil patch community. T odd Veseley, athletic director of the Ector school district, said it would be a “daunting” task to replace Gaines. He declined to say whether he asked Gaines to step down following the Panthers’ disappointing 5-6 season. “Any time anyone the quality of coach Gaines leaves, it leaves a vacuum,” he said. Gaines would not say dir ectly whether he was asked to resign. “It was just one of those things,” he said. “I understand when programs don’t impr ove sometimes the head coach has to bear that responsibility.” Made into a movie in 2004, Bissinger’s book was a hit everywher e but Odessa. Locals felt Bissinger betrayed their hospitality by writing about

the sociological woes surr ounding the team and town, including allegations of racism and a win-at-allcosts mentality. An NBC television series with the same name was less about football than the community depicted. After leading the Panthers to the state title more than 20 years ago, Gaines left Per mian to become linebackers coach at Texas Tech. He left coaching in 2005 after five years at Abilene Christian to return to Odessa as the school district’s athletic director. Two years later, he moved north to take a similar post in Lubbock. The once-vaunted Panthers have won six state titles but none since 1991. Before Gaines’ return in 2009, the Permian program enjoyed something of a revival, making it to three regional finals the previous four seasons while compiling a 38-11 record under Darren Allman, a for mer Permian player and Gaines protege who left in 2009 to take the coaching job at Austin Westlake.

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STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

IN THE MATTER OF ESTATE OF THE AUGUSTINE MOSES TRUJILLO, DECEASED No. D-504-PB-2012-00039

NOTICE OF HEARING

TO: TONI GUADALUPE TRUJILLO, GUS LUIS TRUJILLO, ANTONIO GUS TRUJILLO, ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS OF DECEDENT AND ALL PERSONS HAVING ANY INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF DECEDENT.

Antonio Gus Trujillo has filed a Petition requesting the Court to enter an Order which (1) determines that the Decedent died intestate, (2) determines the heirs of the Decedent, (3) appoints Petitioner as Personal Representative of the Decedent’s estate and (4) includes such other determinations and provisions as may be proper. Notice is hereby given that a hearing on such Petition will be held on January 22, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the District Court of Chaves County, Division V, located at 400 Virginia Ave., North Roswell, New Mexico. Antonio Gus Trujillo 1107 South Arthur St. Amarillo, TX 79102

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STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT IN THE MATTER THE PETITION OF

OF

DIANE ELIZABETH LYNHAM FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NO. CV-2012-755 NOTICE OF PETITION TO CHANGE NAME

TAKE NOTICE that in accordance with the provisions of Sec. 40-8-1 through Sec. 40-8-3 NMSA 1978, the Petitioner, DIANE Elizabeth Lynham will apply to the Honorable Charles C. Currier, District Judge of the Fifth Judicial District at the Fifth Judicial District Courthouse in ROSWELL, New Mexico at 9:00 am on the 28th day of January, 2012 for an ORDER FOR CHANGE OF NAME from DIANE Elizabeth Lynham to DIANE ELIZABETH FRANKLIN. By:/s/Diane Hernandez Court Clerk

Submitted by Petitioner Pro Se: /s/Diane E. Lynham ---------------------------------Publish December 19, 26, 2012

IN THE PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF STATE OF CHAVES NEW MEXICO

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF STANLEY J. UTTERBACK, DECEASED. No. 9035

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of the Estate of Stanley J. Utterback, deceased. All persons having claims against this estate are required to present their claims within two months after the date of the first publication of this Notice or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented either to the undersigned Personal Representative, c/o his attorney, Gregory J. Nibert, Hinkle, Hensley, Shanor & Martin, L.L.P., P.O. Box 10, Roswell, New Mexico, 88202, or filed with the Probate Court of Chaves County, P.O. Box 850, Roswell, New Mexico, 88202.

Dated 2012

December

11th,

/s/James S. Utterback Personal Representative of the Estate of Stanley J. Utterback

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Roswell Daily Record GARAGE SALES 003. East

TIME FOR Christmas: 603 E. Van Buren, Today. Push scooter, Nintendo 64, rocker, quilts, small hutch, pitcher/bowl stand, etc.

ANNOUNCEMENTS 025. Lost and Found

FOUND CORGIE Jack Russell mix, vicinity of Pine Lodge & Atkinson, red & white female. 840-9985 2 LOST DOGS 1 chihuahua 1 puggle 6months ago, southwest part of town. Puggle has underbite, and is light brn and black, both female. 575-626-1344 BAY MARE picked up in Hagerman NM for info call 575-840-5375

INSTRUCTION

030. Education & Instructions

TUTORING SERVICES Certified and Experienced Elementary school teacher. Pre-K thru 5th grade. 575-936-9466

EMPLOYMENT

045. Employment Opportunities

045. Employment Opportunities

Part-time positions available. Applicants must have a valid drivers license and auto insurance. References Required. Come join our great team. Apply at: 1410 South Main, Roswell EOE www.comfortkeepers.com

Plant Operator/ Lab Technician Full Time for asphalt emulsion materials, testing production. Experience preferred but will train. Pay DOE. Must have valid drivers license, pass drug screen & physical. Physical Requirements: Ability to work outdoors, lift up to 50 pounds, and perform work using a full range body motion (stooping and crawling). Subject to on-call and occasional overtime requirements. Apply 8am-1pm at: Western Emulsions 49 East Martin St., Roswell, NM 88203 Email: juan@westernemulsions.com SOPHISTICUTS BOOTH rental available, 1 large room with its own bathroom & could also be used for massages. Joseph, 575-420-0838 Roswell Daily Record is seeking Night Desk Supervisor, part-time, 30 hours, must have picture ID & Drivers license with good driving record EOE. Pickup applications at 2301 N. Main. No phone calls PLEASE!

SEASONAL HELP needed for busy tax office. Call 575-763-1000 or 575-693-9827. Midway Learning Center is accepting applications for teachers. Apply in person.

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

COMFORT KEEPERS is seeking kind, caring & personable individuals to provide In-Home Care for our senior and elderly clients. We are looking for experienced caregivers and CNA’s who can provide Companion/Homemaker services as well as Personal Care Services for our clients. Morning, Overnight and Weekend positions available. Applicants must have a very neat & clean appearance. Full and

Avon, Buy/Sell. Become Ind. Sales Rep $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR

LINCOLN, NM Small irrigated livestock farm seeks mature, experiences and honest non smoker for farm tractor work and general ranch duties. Also, welding, fencing, irrigating, seeding and barn mgmt. Housing and good pay for right person/family. References required. 5675-653-4041 THE ROSWELL Daily Record is now accepting applications for the position of: OUTSIDE SALES The ideal candidate must possess excellent customer service skills, superior organizational skills a self-starter and strong work ethic. Bilingual preferred. Experience or background in advertising also helpful. Must be computer literate. This is a full time position. Interested Applicants please send resume & references to: ROSWELL DAILY RECORD Attn: Vonnie Fischer, 2301 N. Main, Roswell, NM 88201 or e-mail to: addirector@rdrnews.com NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

045. Employment Opportunities

SMALL ACCOUNTING office has opening for a self-starter for general office duties, basic bookkeeping, and payroll. Experience with Word, Excel, and typing skills a plus. Salary is dependent on experience. Please send resume and references to: Office Position, PO Box 8156, Roswell, NM 88202-8156. ENTHUSIASTIC DRIVERS Needed. Earn up to $16 - 18/hrly. Great working environment, excellent growth opportunities. Apply on-line at CAREERS.DOMINOS.COM

or Call 622-3030 or 623-3030

NEED INDUSTRIAL seamstress with experience Se busca costurera con experiencia maquina industrial 575-736-8500 Counseling Associates, Inc. is currently hiring a Community Support Specialist to teach life skills to adults with severe and persistent mental illness. This position requires the ability to coordinate and provide necessary services and resources to clients and families to promote recovery, rehabilitation and resiliency. Bachelors degree with 2 years experience working with this population. Bi-lingual strongly preferred. Salary DOE. An EOE. Send Resumes to Counseling Associates, Inc. Terri Ketner PO Box 1978 Roswell, NM 88202 NOW HIRING - Restaurant District Manager. Salary $45,000 to $52,000 Minimum of 2 years multi-unit experience. College Degree preferred but not required. Send resumes to jason.justice@ larazapizza.com or call 317-248-0434 LIVE-WORK-PARTYPLAY PLAY in Vegas, Hang in LA, jet to New York Hiring 18 - 24 girls/guys. $400 to $800 wkly. Paid expenses. Are you energetic & fun call 866-251-0768.

STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT No. CV-2011-00311 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. KIM N. CASTRO; DANNY T. CASTRO; NOBEL/SYSCO FOOD SERVICES COMPANY; NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS fka State of New Mexico Department of Labor; GULF INDUSTRIES, Defendants. FIRST AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on January 8, 2013, at the hour of 11:50 a.m., the undersigned Special Master will, at the south door of the Roswell Police Department, 128 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico, sell all the right, title and interest of the above-named Defendants in and to the hereinafter described real estate to the highest bidder for cash. The property to be sold is located at 702 South Montana Avenue, Roswell, and is situate in Chaves County, New Mexico, and is particularly described as follows: LOT 9, OF NORTHWEST SUNSET REDIVISION, IN THE CITY OF ROSWELL, COUNTY OF CHAVES AND STATE OF NEW MEXICO, AS SHOWN ON THE OFFICIAL PLAT FILED IN THE CHAVES COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE ON APRIL 20, 1954 AND RECORDED IN BOOK C OF PLAT RECORDS, AT PAGE 12. THE FOREGOING SALE will be made to satisfy a judgment rendered by the above Court in the above entitled and numbered cause on June 29, 2012, being an action to foreclose a mortgage on the above described property. The Plaintiff’s Judgment, which includes interest and costs, is $82,927.97 and the same bears interest at 10.00% per annum from December 31, 2011, to the date of sale. The amount of such interest to the date of sale will be $8,520.00. 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 filed /s/ A.D. Jones A.D. Jones, Special Master P.O. Box 1180 Roswell, NM 88202-1180 (575) 622-8432

REQUISITION# 105506 Production Worker Must be able to pass drug test. Apply at AmeriPride Linen between 8:00am and 11:00 am at 515 N Virginia, Roswell NM 88201 between Dec 14, 2012 to Dec 21, 2012. Competitive salary and benefits. This is for full time position. No phone calls will be accepted. AA/EEO EMPLOYER M/F/D/V AIRLINES ARE HIRING – Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified – Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 888-206-4704.

HEALTH CARE NAVY RESERVE Serve part-time. Elite training. Great pay & benefits. Sign-on bonus up to $20K. $ for education. Call Mon-Fri (800) 354-9627. SOUTHEAST NM Community Action Corporation

Roswell Head Start Site Supervisor

SNMCAC Head Start Program is looking for an individual with Early Childhood Education background and supervisory experience. Salary range is $29,952 to $38,638 (DOQ). An attractive benefit package that includes a 4-day work week (M-Th), paid holidays, medical/LTD/Life insurances, retirement plans, annual and sick leaves, and various training opportunities.

REVIEW DEADLINE ~ JANUARY 7, 2013 POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED All applications must be submitted to the Department of Workforce Solutions at 2110 S. Main, Roswell, NM SNMCAC is an EEOE

FRESENIUS MEDICAL Care/Southeastern New Mexico Kidney Center is seeking RNs. Full benefits, 401K, medical, vision, dental. PTO after 6 months. Other company benefits. Open Mon-Sat. Off Sundays.12 hour shifts. Competitive pay. Apply online at FMCNA.COM.

ELECTRICAL UNION APPRENTICE Earn while you learn while becoming an inside wireman electrician in our apprenticeship program. Starting at $13.46 per hour. Apply in person M-F at JATC, 4501 Montbel Place NE, Albuquerque, between 9am to 4pm or call 505-341-4444, for an application. Req. 18 years or older, HS diploma or G.E.D., Algebra 1 with C or better, valid drivers license, $20 money order app. fee. Drug and alcohol screen. www.nmjatc.org

HELP WANTED: Nationwide company seeks motivated individual for customer service rep. Processing small loans to the public and excellent customer service. Company provides salary, paid holidays & vacations, 401K, health and dental. Salary DOE. Call for interview, 575-627-9090

MOTOR ROUTE DRIVER FOR WEST SIDE ROSWELL CITY MUST HAVE VALID DRIVERS LIC. AND INSURANCE. PLEASE FILL OUT APPLICATION AT ROSWELL DAILY RECORD 2301 N MAIN, ROSWELL.

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STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT LUPE ARMENDARIZ,

vs.

Plaintiff,

No. D-504-CV-2012-00537

UNKNOWN HEIRS OF KEVIN SPURLIN ELIANDER, DECEASED, TRUSTEE OF ELIANDER TRUST; ANY SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE OF ELIANDER TRUST; AND ALL UNKNOWN CLAIMANTS OF INTEREST IN THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants.

NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF ACTION

TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS OF KEVIN SPURLIN ELIANDER, DECEASED, TRUSTEE OF ELIANDER TRUST; ANY SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE OF ELIANDER TRUST; AND ALL UNKNOWN CLAIMANTS OF INTEREST IN THE SUBJECT PROPERTY,

GREETINGS:

Plaintiff rightfully owns, and makes claim to, the following described interest in Chaves County, New Mexico:

The following tract of land located in the Pecos Valley Village Subdivision in Chaves County, New Mexico: Tract J, .77 acres;

Subject to all reservations contained in the patent and all covenants, easements and restrictions of record.

You are directed to serve a pleading or Motion in response to the Complaint on file in this cause within thirty (30) days after publication of this Notice and file the same, all as provided by law. You are notified that, unless you so serve and file a responsive pleading or Motion, the Plaintiff will apply to the Court for the relief demanded in the Complaint. You may obtain a copy of the Complaint by contacting the attorney for the Plaintiff: James W. Mitchell Sanders, Bruin, Coll & Worley, P.A. Post Office Box 550 Roswell, New Mexico 88202-0550 Ph: 575/622-5440

The general object of this cause is to quiet title to the above-described property in the Plaintiff, the true and correct owner thereof. Once this cause has been prosecuted to its end, the ownership of the above-described property will be established as set out in the Complaint on file herein and any and all unknown claimants will be barred and forever estopped from having or making any claim to the property. DATED this 30th day of November, 2012. CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT OF CHAVES COUNTY

By: /s/ Catalina D. Ybarra Deputy

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

045. Employment Opportunities

Bealls now hiring for Estee Lauder & Clinique Counter Manager. Dependable w/retail management experienced applicants with cosmetic experience please apply: 4501 N. Main, Roswell. LEGAL SECRETARY/BILLING Clerk sought for small, busy law office. Must have good interpersonal and phone skills. Experience with data entry and billing. Legal experience is not necessary, but looking for someone willing to learn. Immediate opening. Salary DOE. Please send resumes to PO Box 1897, unit #331 Roswell, NM 88202

NEED EXTRA cash for the holidays? Immediate openings. • Marketing • Assembly • Appt Setting $1600/mo training provided call josh at 575-578-4817 THE NEW You salon has 2 booths for rent, $65 per wk. Call 626-7669.

DAIRY QUEEN of Roswell is now hiring a cake decorator. Please pick up or send resume or work history to MJG Corporation, 204 W.4th St. Roswell, NM 88201 LOOKING FOR a new and exciting career where you can change lives and launch careers? Consider joining the forces at the Roswell Job Corps Center where we “change lives an launch careers, one student at a time!” The Roswell Job Corps is currently accepting resumes for the following vacancy:

Facility Maintenance Manager: Manager will be responsible for the effective and timely operation of the Facility Maintenance Department to provide overall supervision and support of Facility Maintenance through planning, budget, control, staff training, scheduling, evaluation and follow-up Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED, plus five years experience in building and grounds maintenance, valid Drivers License and good driving record. Experience in HVAC preferred. driving record. Please e-mail resume to aranda.irma@jobcorps.org

045. Employment Opportunities

APPOINTMENT SETTER, work from home, paid daily, businesses only, 420-8579. 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! INSPECTORS – A&P License and NDT exp. preferred. A&P MECHANICS – A&P License required and exp as an aircraft mechanic preferred.

To apply please fax your resume to 575-347-2589 or email to: teresac@ deanbaldwinpainting.com or apply at the local NM Workforce Connections. ARBYS IS currently interviewing qualified candidates for General Manager, Assistant Manager and Shift Manager. Please Fax Resume to 575-623-3075, apply in person or call Joe at 520-979-6880. NEED SOMEONE with apolstery experience, for interview appt call 624-1000

SERVICES

080. Alterations

RITZY RAGS Alterations. Call Susan at 420-6242 for all your sewing needs.

105. Childcare

Midway Learning Center is now enrolling. Please call 575-347-2943.

140. Cleaning

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252 Will clean your home, low rates, 15 yrs exp. Please call Lisa, 575-910-1620. House cleaning, 12 yrs exp., excellent references, dependable, reasonable prices. 505-480-8097 SUNSHINE WINDOW Service Free estimates. 575-626-5153 or 626-5458

150. Concrete

Running Bear Concrete Foundations, sidewalks, stucco & driveways. Lic: 373219. Call 317-6058.

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NOTICE OF FINAL APPROVAL OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT AND FINAL DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF REFUND CLAIM AND RELEASE FORMS PLEASE READ THIS NOTICE CAREFULLY AND ITS ENTIRETY - YOU MAY RECEIVE COMPENSATION FROM THIS SETTLEMENT OF A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT The court authorized this official legal notice. This is not a solicitation from a lawyer.

ALL PERSONS WHO PREVIOUSLY RETO: CEIVED A NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT OF CLASS ACTION IN CONNECTION WITH PAYMENTS MADE ON ACCOUNTS INCURRED AT EASTERN NEW MEXICO MEDICAL CENTER BETWEEN APRIL 15, 2003 AND APRIL 15, 2009.

•The purpose of this Notice of Final Approval of ClassAction Settlement (“Notice”) is to inform you that the Court has entered an Order approving Settlement of this class action lawsuit and of the final deadline for your ability to make a claim for compensation under the Settlement.

•This Notice describes the rights you may have in connection with the Settlement and what steps you may take in relation to the Settlement of this class action lawsuit.

•If you received a Notice of Settlement of Class Action and a Refund Claim and Release Form you may be entitled to a refund of money paid by you or on your behalf. If you received multiple Notices and Refund Claim and Release Forms, it means you may have more than one qualifying account for which you may be entitled to a refund.

•In order to be eligible to receive the refund to which you may be entitled, you must return each Refund Claim and Release Form to RG/2 Claims Administration LLC by the Final Deadline of January 12, 2013 at the address below: Roswell v. Sisneros et al. c/o RG/2 Claims Administration LLC P.O. Box 59479 Philadelphia, PA 19102-9479

•If you do not return a Refund Claim and Release Form by January 12, 2013, you will not receive the monetary benefits of the Settlement and you will be prohibited from bringing or joining any lawsuit against the Hospital based on the alleged claims at issue in this class action.

•If you already returned your Refund Claim and Release Form to the claims administrator at the address above, you need not take any further action.

•This Notice provides only a summary of matters regarding the lawsuit and Settlement. For additional information or if you have questions, you may contact Class Counsel. Randy K. Clark, Esq. Randy K. Clark, PC P.O. Box 2685 Roswell, NM 88202-2685 (575)622-4241 randyclark@cableone.net

Loralee D. Hunt, Esq. Hunt Law, P.C. 116 E. Country Club Roswell, NM 88201 (575)623-1976 loraleehunt@cableone.net

•For an additional source of information, you may visit the website, www.enmc-classaction.com, where you will find Class Action Certification Notice, the Court’s Class Certification Decision, Plaintiff’s Counterclaim Class Action Complaint Against Roswell Hospital Corporation d/b/a Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, ENMMC’s Reply to Second Amended Counterclaim Class Action Complaint, as well as the Settlement Agreement. You may also speak to one of the lawyers by calling (575)622-4241 or (575)623-1976 or by writing to: ENMMC Class Action, 116 E. Country Club, Roswell, NM 88201. •You may not call the court, the Court staff, or the Clerk’s office with questions about this class action. Please follow the instructions provided in this Notice for obtaining additional information about this case and your rights.

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STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT No. D-504-CV-2012-00084 CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. ALFRED D. PACHECO and ALMA R. PACHECO, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on January 8, 2013, at the hour of 11:55 a.m., the undersigned Special Master will, at the south door of the Roswell Police Department, 128 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico, sell all the right, title and interest of the above-named Defendants in and to the hereinafter described real estate to the highest bidder for cash. The property to be sold is located at 1000 Mimosa Drive, Roswell, and is situate in Chaves County, New Mexico, and is particularly described as follows: LOT 12, IN BLOCK 11 OF LINDA VISTA ESTATES NUMBER 5 REDIVISION, IN THE CITY OF ROSWELL, COUNTY OF CHAVES AND STATE OF NEW MEXICO, AS SHOWN ON THE OFFICIAL PLAT RECORDED APRIL 13, 1962 IN PLAT BOOK D, PAGE 9, PLAT RECORDS OF CHAVES COUNTY, NEW MEXICO.

THE FOREGOING SALE will be made to satisfy a judgment rendered by the above Court in the above entitled and numbered cause on November 16, 2012, being an action to foreclose a mortgage on the above described property. The Plaintiff’s Judgment, which includes interest and costs, is $150,927.44 and the same bears interest at 5.000% per annum from November 1, 2012, to the date of sale. The amount of such interest to the date of sale will be $1,426.57. 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 filed /s/ A.D. Jones A. D. Jones, Special Master P.O. Box 1180 Roswell, NM 88202-1180 (575) 622-8432 -----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish December 19, 26, 2012, January 2, 9, 2013 STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT No. D-504-CV-2012-00058

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, vs.

Plaintiff,

JOHN A. CAPEHART A/K/A JOHN ANTHONY CAPEHART, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR REALTY MORTGAGE CORPORATION, AND MARIA L. CAPEHART A/K/A MARIA LUZ VERDUZCO Defendants.

NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that on January 16, 2013, at the hour of 11:30 am the undersigned Special Master, or his designee, will, at the west steps of the Chaves County Courthouse, at 400 N. Main, Roswell, NM 88202, sell all of the rights, title and interest of the above-named Defendants, in and to the hereinafter real estate to the highest bidder for cash. The property to be sold is located at 601 Moore Ave, Roswell, NM 88201, (if there is a conflict between the legal description and the street address, the legal description shall control) and is more particularly described as follows: LOT 7 IN BLOCK 19 OF LOMITAS ENCANTADAS ADDITION 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 MAY 1, 1961 AND RECORDED IN BOOK C OF PLAT RECORDS, AT PAGE 147,

including, any improvements, fixtures, and attachments, such as, but not limited to, mobile homes. Subject to all taxes, utility liens and other restrictions and easements of record, and subject to a one (1) month right of redemption by the Defendants upon entry of an order approving sale. The foregoing sale will be made to satisfy an in rem foreclosure judgment rendered by this Court in the above-entitled and numbered cause on December 5, 2012, being an action to foreclosure a mortgage on the above-described property. The Plaintiff’s in rem judgment is $133,310.96, and the same bears interest at the rate of 7.2500% per annum, which accrues at the rate of $26.48 per diem, commencing on November 6, 2012, with the Court reserving entry of final in rem judgment against said Defendant John A. Capehart for the amount due after foreclosure sale, for costs and attorney’s fees, plus interest as may be assessed by the Court. The Plaintiff has the right to bid at such sale all of its in rem judgment amount and submit its bid verbally or in writing. The Plaintiff may apply all or any part of its in rem judgment to the purchase price in lieu of cash. The sale may be postponed and rescheduled at the discretion of the Special Master.

The Court’s decree, having duly appointed its Special Master to advertise and immediately offer for sale the subject real estate and to apply the proceeds of sale, first to the costs of sale and the Special Master’s fees, then to pay the above-described in rem judgment, interest, and costs of sale, and to pay unto the registry of the Court any balance remaining to satisfy future adjudication of priority mortgage holders;

NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that in the event that said property is not sooner redeemed, the undersigned will as set forth above, offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash or equivalent, the lands and improvements described above for the purpose of satisfying, in the adjudged order of priorities, the in rem judgment described herein and decree of foreclosure together with any additional costs and attorney’s fees, costs of advertisement and publication, a reasonable receiver and Special Master’s fee to be fixed by the Court. The total amount of the in rem judgment due is $133,310.96, plus interest to and including date of sale of $1,906.56 for a total in rem judgment plus interest of $135,217.52. Sale is subject to the entry of an in rem order of the Court approving the terms and conditions of this sale. Witness my hand this 17th day of December, 2012.

/s/W. Scott Brand Special Master 7430 Washington NE-A Albuquerque, NM 87109 E-mail: scott@ancillaryls.com


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Construction or renovation w/20+ yrs exp. Licensed. Call 317-3366

200. Fencing

cell (806) 893-4791 575-622-6731 Rodriguez Construction FOR WOOD, metal, block, stucco fencing, Since 1974. Lic. 22689. 420-0100

210. Firewood/Coal

OAK, JUNIPER cedar mix, Fir and Elm, full or 1/2 cords,well seasoned, delivery available. Open Mon.-Sat., 8:30-5pm, Sun. 1-5pm. Accepting Debit & Credit cards, Graves Farm, 622-1889. Seasoned Mountain wood split & delivered, starting at $120-4x8 stack 626-9803. ELM CUT & split, $65, truck load, you pick up. We also have 2 Chihuahua puppies for $85 each. 575-914-0060. Cordova Chimney Sweep. Time to get ready for winter. 623-5255 or 910-7552 JUNIPER, PINON & Ponderosa mix. Cut, split & delivered, $300/cord. 575-973-0373

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

235. Hauling

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

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Fall Clean-up rake leaves, tree trimming, weed eating, haul trash, property clean-up & much more. Call Joseph, 317-2242. GARCIA’S LAWN Service & much more work at low price. 914-0803.

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230. General Repair

THE HOLIDAYS have come upon us, let D&B Property Maintenance do any and all your home repairs. We are your property specialist. No jobs too small. One call does it all. Free estimates. 623-8922

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310. Painting/ Decorating

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345. Remodeling

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

350. Roofing

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405. TractorWork

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410. Tree Service

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REAL ESTATE

490. Homes For Sale 1908 W. 4th St., custom SW style house & detached building, near walking trail, $320,000. 575-317-6974. 3br/2ba, den w/FP, large storage rm, extra large 1 car gar., 2 driveways, 1/4 acre fenced, landscaped yard w/sprinklers, dog run, 1 blk from Cahoon Park, swimming pool & walking path, new roof, new central air & furnace, owner will carry $105K, 575-653-4654 or 575-973-1332. Handicap Ready, 2505 S. Lea, 3/2, 1145 sqft, $119,500. Call 317-4050. 2-4 BR’s, cash offers, new carpet, paint, etc, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331.

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490. Homes For 510. Resort-Out Sale of Town 4BR/2BA, NEWLY remodeled, 2085 sqft, $115,000, 209 W. Forest. 626-9836

ENCHANTED HILLS 3/2.5, 902 Mason Dr., 2307 sqft, Broker listed at $217,000, price reduced $179,500, plus recent 40k remodel. Call 208-0525 or Sun. 2-4. Very low for all brick. A Must See! Very Nice! JUST INSULATED ATTIC! BE IN BY CHRISTMAS! 3019 Futura. 3/2/2. Great Area! For more info visit http://photobucket.com/301 9FuturaDr or call 910-9169. FSBO: Very nice country home, North of Artesia, 3/2/2, 575-746-7429. NE, 3/2/2, $129,900, 1724 sqft. One Stop Realty Homes & Ranch, 800-476-7110 ext. 206 1715 N. Kansas, $35,000 OBO, 2br/1ba. 622-2251 4 UNIT complex, $125k. Call One Stop Realty Homes & Ranch, 800-476-7110 ext. 206 For Sale By Owner: 1704 W. Alameda MUST SEE! $92,500 Newly remodeled 4 br/1 ba. inc. finished basement. 1300 SF New central heat/air, new roof, new windows, & much more. Lg, fenced backyard. Possible owner financing 10% dn. Shown by appt. 719-237-4680 505-948-0513 FSBO: 4/2/2, lg kitchen, great area. 2 Isla Ct. No Owner Financing 317-8131 OWNER CAN FINANCE VERY Nice home. with $10,000down and $850/mo 3br, 2ba, 2106 W. Juniper, central heat, nice inside laundry room, fully carpeted built-in range, microwave nice covered back patio, extra large backyard, nice storage shed, fenced, under ground sprinklers. 575-622-6786

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Main & Poe, 4600sf, $275K, kit equip, lg lot, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 500 S. Sunset, 1500 SQFT, $750 month 114-116 W. Alameda, 1386 SQFT, $800 month Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell 622-4604

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515. Mobile Homes - Sale

WE BUY used mobile homes. Single & Double wides. 575-622-0035. D01090 BEAUTIFUL 1993 Oak Creek 28x66, Senior Park, 3br/2ba, garden tub, carport, porches, 8x10 shed, $42,500. Call 622-0050. 1991 SPIRIT 16x80 3br/2ba, setup in nice adult park, North Roswell, can be moved, good condition, well equipped, priced to sell. Call 575-622-0035. DL1090 2005 FLEETWOOD by owner, Senior Park, 3br, 1.5 ba, 12x20 carport, 10x6 storage, ref. air, stove, fridge, washer, dryer, ramp, new hot water tank, $18,000, make offer. 575-626-6790 or 622-3479 $19,900 Brand New Mobile Homes with Warranty! Wholesale Division. Open to the Public. Floorplans, Pictures and Prices: www.TheHomeOutletAZ.com

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520. Lots for Sale

TWO 5 acre lots, East Grand Plains, $32,500 each or $60,000 for both. Owner financing available. 575-317-6974 PREMIUM 5 acre tracts, good covenants (no mobile homes), Pecan Lands West on Brown Rd between Country Club & Berrendo. Owner will finance with 10% down. 622-3479, 624-9607, 626-6790, 626-6791, 626-3848. Mobile Home Lots for sale: Lot size 50x134 $18,000. Owner financing w/ $4000 down. 50 lots to choose from. On Washington & Brasher. 420-1352.

RENTALS

535. Apartments Furnished

1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281 1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331

540. Apartments Unfurnished

Town Plaza Apartments 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.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Leprino Foods Company, the nation’s premier manufacturer of mozzarella cheese, is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant to the Plant Manager at our Roswell, New Mexico facility. As the Administrative Assistant to the Plant Manager your primary duties will be;

• Managing calls and handling confidential inquiries; fostering a positive working relationship with all direct reports and office staff and providing excellent customer service internally and/or externally. • Managing all administrative duties such as correspondence, presentation creation, filing, calendar management, appointment management, meeting coordination, travel arrangements and expense reports. • Managing/coordinating activities with external entities that include community leaders, customers and corporate personnel. • Assisting with the planning and coordination of Leadership Meetings. Prepare daily, weekly and monthly documents for the Plant Manager, coordinate conference calls, and other site meetings as assigned. • Assisting the Plant Manager with highly confidential projects and executive affairs. This includes assisting in designated special projects and reports and overseeing the preparation and distribution of reports and other material pertaining to these projects. • Performing other significant recurring projects and duties. Other projects include the following: Prepare and maintain archive files and; serve as the Conference Room scheduler for the site and also maintains site calendar. Review operating practices and implement improvements as necessary.

Incumbent must have 3-5 years of experience as a senior level assistant with a high degree of professionalism and integrity along with strong organization, planning and negotiation skills. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, a strong work ethic and have a keen customer service attitude. Must be detail oriented with a creative and innovative approach to problem solving, and analyzing information. Must possess extensive administrative assistant training normally acquired through business school and/or accredited college courses. Skills in utilizing various types of office equipment, as well as having an above average aptitude with math, and an advanced knowledge of office procedures are a plus. Proficient PC skills such as word processing and spreadsheet applications are also required in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Leprino Foods offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and life insurance; paid vacation; 401K matched retirement program and a Profit Sharing retirement program. If you possess the above qualifications and are eager to work for a stable, growing company please go to www.leprinofoods.com and apply.

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

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. ALL BILLS PAID 1BR $536, 2BR $645, 3br/2ba $745mo., ref air, newly remodeled. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944 BETTER LIVING is within reach! 2br/1ba $571, 3br/2ba, $625, 5br/2ba $746, central H/C, fridge, stove, DW, GD, W/D hookups, 2 refreshing pools, Section 8 Vouchers accepted, 623-7711, Villas of Briar Ridge. SUPERIOR CARPET cleaning fast, reliable service. 622-3899 2Bd 1 1/2Ba, $700mo, util pd, No HUD, No Pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 WILSHIRE GARDENS, a 55 + community has 1br & 2br available. Resident pays electric & water. Move-in special: 1st months rent free. Please call 575-623-3733 or stop by 2727 Wilshire Blvd for application. 2BR/1BA DUPLEX, $450/mo, no pets, 624-2436. PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. 2905 ALHAMBRA, Unit #4, 2br/2ba, single garage, water paid, $700. Call Sherlea Taylor for details, 624-2219 or 420-1978. 1BR/1BA, LIVING room, dining area & kitchen, w/d hookup, stove & fridge included, $400/mo, $400/DD, tenant pays electric, no pets or HUD, great for a single or couple, close to downtown. Call 575-626-3040 for showing. 2404 N. Grand, 3br/1.5ba, 1car garage & laundry room. 910-4225. 2 BR, 1 bath, stove & refrigerator. Call 840-4333 or 910-8170. EFF, 1BR, downtown, clean, wtr pd. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD. 623-8377 Very nice condo 2br 1 bath duplex 1 car garage No Hud or smoking, Avail. 1-15 $675 mo. 626-0229 610-B N. Lea, large 2br/2ba, 1 car gar., w/d hkups, fenced yard & patio, total elec., no pets, smoking, or HUD, $700/mo, $450/dep, 622-6158. EFF, 1 & 2br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. 110 W. Alameda #B, 1BR, 1BA, $350 month Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604 1BR APT., all bills paid $525/mo, $275/dep, No HUD. 420-5604

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished 1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 204 1/2 S. Ohio, small furnished studio for 1. Bills pd, no pets, no HUD. Background check, $400/mo, $200/dep. 623-4416 Completely furnished 2br/2ba, dbl car garage townhouse at 2716 N. Pennsylvania, Unit #47, all utilities, etc. included, Call Sherlea Taylor, 624-2219 or 420-1978 for details. 904 MULLIS, 4bd, 2ba, new home in Enchanted Hills. $1500 + dep. 575-208-8106

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished LOOKING FOR a place to rent? Let us help you!! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors, 501 N. Main. (575) 624-2262 Stop by to pick up a list of our available rentals or check them out online at www.roswellforrent.com!

1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 2br/1ba, centrally located, $510/mo + bills, call or text after 5pm, 915-255-8335 Near Both hospitals.1600 N. Kansas 3br, $850/mo. $300/dep. ,622-2877 or 637-3227 ex 3227 1105 W. 14th St. 2br/1ba. $500/mo, $500/dep. 420-3167 or 420-4038 3BR/1BA, NEWLY remodeled, $800/mo, $800/dep, N. Atkinson, 575-840-5274. 2414 N. Prairie, mobile home, 3br/1.5ba, $550/mo, $300/dep, no pets, 910-9648. Excellent Area 3/2/2,appliances, 866 Swinging Spear $1050+ bills $500 dep. 575-623-7377 or 575-626-3932 3br, $550+$650; 1br, bills pd, $650+$200/dep. Al 575-703-0420 or 703-0421 1504 N. Greenwood first month $99 special + $300/dep. 3br/1ba, $650/mo, background check req’d. 505-296-4057. 2BR/1BA, FENCED yard, fireplace, 2308 N. Texas, Roswell, $525/mo, $500/dep. 575-420-5518 or 575-623-1800. TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 North Roswell, 2br/1ba, all utilities, $750/mo, Owner/Broker, 840-6451. 47 Wildy 3br/2ba, lg family room, 1 car garage, DW, REF, Self Cl. stove, W/D, newly remodeled No smoking or HUD, $925 mo + dep. 575-317-1672 or 630-222-8544.

PRODUCTION JOBS AVAILABLE

Leprino Foods Company, the nation’s premier manufacturer of mozzarella cheese, is currently seeking qualified applicants for the positions of entry-level production workers. Successful candidates must be available to work any shift, have a strong work history, and possess the ability to work safely in a fast-paced, continuously operating environment. Potential candidates must possess a High School diploma or GED. Entry-level wage is at least $12.28 per hour with step increases at 6, 12 and 24 months. In addition, a night shift premium of $.35 per hour is added for hours worked between 6 PM and 6 AM..

Leprino Foods Company offers an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and life insurance; paid vacations; 401K matched retirement program and a Profit Sharing retirement program. If you are interested in a career with Leprino Foods please apply online at www.leprinofoods.com/careers

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Roswell Daily Record 550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 1802 N. Maryland, 2br, 1 ba, stove & ref., $525 monthly, plus $500 dep., No Pets, No HUD. References and Rental History required. Call 578-3034 205 E. 23rd Apt B, 3br 2.5ba, a/c, 1 car garage, fenced yard, $750/mo, $750/DD. 317-6479

3/4br, 2ba, 2000 sqft. $950/mo., $800/dep. 1500 Highland Rd. 317-0602 2BR/1BA, $500/MO, $250/dep, no HUD. 420-5604 2/2/1 Newer duplex w/alarm system, all electric, fenced backyard. Open concept living. No Hud, 1107 Avenida Del Sumbre. Avail. January 7th. 719-237-4680 or 505-948-0513 HUD accepted 37 H. St., 2br, wtr pd, $480/mo, 575-626-9530 3853 1/2 E. Hobson Rd, 1BR, 1BA, $350 month (Studio) 41 A St., 2BR, 1BA, $375 month 610 S. Cedar, 3BR, 1.5BA, $600 month 310 S. Birch, 3BR, 1.5BA, $650 month (HUD) 1006 Kings, 2BR, 1BA, $700 month (Avail. Dec 21st) 613 Hemlock, 3BR, 1.5BA, $800 month 1512 Albuquerque, 3BR 2 BA, $900 month 3301 Trailing Heart, 3BR, 2BA, $1000 month 3303 Chiquita, 3BR, 2BA, $1100 month 506 N. Kentucky, 3BR, 2BA, $1150 month 50 Mark Road, 3BR, 2BA, $1200 month 838 Broken Arrow, 4BR, 2BA, $1400 month 1109 San Juan, 3BR, 2 _BA, $1800 month 1111 La Paloma, 4BR, 3BA, $2000 month Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604 2BR/2BA, GARAGE, A/C, $1000/mo, $600/dep, no HUD or pets. 420-5930 3BR/2BA, CARPORT, $850/mo, $700/dep, NO HUD or PETS, 420-5930.

Handicap Ready, 2505 S. Lea, 3br/2ba, no smokers or pets, $1000 mo. plus $600 dep., valid references, NO HUD, 317-4050 3-4bd 2bth 2 car w/pool See Craigslist for details pics

1713 W. Alameda 3bd/2 ba, fenced yard, all electric, heat pump. $750 mo, $375 dep. 622-3250

Remodeled 3br/1ba, North of Roswell, fncd yd, storage shed, covered carport, central HT/AC. NO PETS, SMOKING & NO HUD. wtr pd, All electric w/stove & fridge, laundry room $800/mo, $600/dep. 575-973-0147 2/1, STOVE, fridge, hardwood floors, central heat, 711 W. Summit, no HUD or pets, $600/mo, $400/dep; 2/1, stove, fridge, washer, dryer, central heat, A/C, 603-C S. Pennsylvania, no HUD, $585/mo, $400/dep. Call Jim, 910-7969. 2BR, $575/MO, all bills pd, quiet neighborhood, near everything. 575-347-8168

3 BD, 2 full size baths 2 living areas, dining rm, laundry rm, and large kitchen, all fenced, $800/mo $500 dep. no pets. 806-441-2814.

580. Office or Business Places Office 4 Lease 100 S Kentucky @ First St 3750’ SQ modern space h/c access 575/623.8331

Office Space For Lease. Excellent Down Town Location. Various size spaces available. Owner-paid utilities. Building Located 200 West 1st. Suite 300 Petrolium Building. Deposit & 1st month rent free. Please call 622-5385 or come by.

595. Misc. for Rent

NORTH MAIN Self Storage, 3020 N. Main, spaces from 5x10 to 10x20 units, lighted, fenced & secure, security cameras, reasonable rates. Office located at 200 W. 1st Suite 300, Petroleum Building. Please call 622-5385 or come by.

MERCHANDISE

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

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! 50,000 BTU gas furnaces, $125.00 call626-7488 or 420-1352

65 SHEETS of 5/8” sheet rock $5.25 each; 50k btu furnace $125; wall heater $75; commodes $25; 2 wood burning stoves $400 each; wood doors $25; screen doors $25 each; commercial carpet stretcher $150. 575-622-6786

LA Z Boy sleeper sofa & sleeper love seat. Like new $550. 624-0274

EARLY ESTATE sale: Books, furniture, lamps, paintings, household items, also record collection, albums, huge collection 75s, 45s, 33s, now the cream of the crop, Hammond electric cord, organ w/bench & music. Call 575-622-6757. DISH NETWORK Starting at $19.99/month PLUS 30 Premium Movie Channels FREE for 3 Months! SAVE! & Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL - 877-867-1441

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605. Miscellaneous for Sale

FABULOUS PASTRY Table for your kitchen. 36” round with pedestal base. Light Oak. $100 624-1995 THE TREASURE CHEST ALL items discounted for Christmas, new toys, Sofas,Tables and Chairs, China Cabinets, Carnival, Depression glass, Wurlitzer piano. Wed-Sat 10-5 1204 Hobbs 914-1855, 622-1543 HOWARD MILLER Grandfather Clock $200 Recliner Loveseat & chair $250 Wood & Glass round coffee table $85.575-420-3559 see at 3103 S. Lea GET READY FOR THE NEW YEAR! Gently used treadmill FOR SALE BP & PULSE MONITOR $700 OBO Call 940-367-8254

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

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

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

Need Christmas cash?? Sell me Grandpa’s tackle box - Lures or reels, etc. 575-354-0365 AH NUTS Is now buying pecans!!! Top price paid for large & small lots. 30lb minimum. Call today for appointment, 575-208-9575. PAY CASH for household items, furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles, tools, saddles. Entire households & estates welcome. Call 627-2033 or 623-6608. WOULD LIKE to buy used washers & dryers in good working condition. Please call 626-7470. LOOKING FOR a nice, clean, lift recliner. please call 575-622-7105

625. Antiques

UNIQUE GIFTS - Movie & TV memorabilia, Barry’s Collectibles. 2 locations; Roswell Antiques Mall, Space 89 & Blair’s Monterey Flea Market, upstairs Booth 54, 20% off sale both locations through end of year. 575-420-2240

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635. Good things to Eat

Red Chile pods, local pinto beans, mountain apples, peanuts, cucumbers, all kinds of squash, onions, garlic, jalapenos, bell peppers, frozen green chile, sweet corn and many more vegetables. Accepting credit and debit cards and EBT. GRAVES FARM, 622-1889, open 8:30-5:30pm Mon-Sat, 1-5pm on Sunday. SHELLED WESTERN pecans, halves $9/lb, quarters $8/lb, pieces $7/lb. Call 575-622-2313. Will deliver five pounds or more in Roswell. SHELLED PECANS mostly halves $8/lb. 575-626-8581

720. Livestock & Supplies

STALLS FOR rent. Huge box stalls w/large chain link runs. Use of arena, round pen & trail course. You feed & clean. Tack/feed room provided. $50/mo. Call Karen, 910-0444. HOGS 150LBS $125 ea 575-208-2200

745. Pets for Sale

745. Pets for Sale

PUPPY LOVE Grooming & Boarding - Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also 575-420-6655 LOVEABLE SCHNORKIE Puppies, $700, will be ready for Christmas, call 420-2006 for more info. Mini Australian Shepherd pups, 2 males 4 wks ready by Christmas $200 ea, 2 males 5mos. $100 ea. Each age 1 black & white, 1 blond & white multicolor. Text for pics 420-0564, 910-6620 for appointment.

T-CUP AND TOY PUPS Chihuahuas $150-500 Pekapoo-Poms $500 Shihtzu $650 Yorkies $1100-1500 Malty-poos $800 Hybrid Schnauzers $650 Mini Dachshunds $400 Morkies $800 Brussels Grifon $650-$800 Registered, shots, health guaranteed and potty pad trained. GREAT PAYMENT PLAN. Most are nonshedding hypo-allergenic. Paypal/debit/credit cards accepted. 575-308-3017 txt for pics

cingard1@hotmail.com FULL BLOODED German Shepherd puppies, just in time for christmas,asking $350 first shots, Parents on site. 575-308-9967

RECREATIONAL 750. Sports Equipment

Parker Crossbow Safari Magnum $400 160lb. 330 fps Scope-Cocking Rope, Case, Sling, and 21 2219 aluminum bolts/wfp 575-910-7100

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

MAIN TRAILER Sales Inc. New & Used Travel Trailers & 5th Wheels. Parts & Service. 2900 W. 2nd St. 575-622-1751. Mon-Fri, 8-5:30, Sat. 9-2. maintrailersalesinc.com 2005 36ft Georgetown RV, V-10, Ford engine, 2 slides, low miles, non smoker, no pets, many upgrades, selling due to health, $49,500. 505-379-5939 or 575-623-9352

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303 W. Deming, 3br/1ba, no refrigerator, evap air, carport, no bills pd, no HUD, $700/mo, $500/dep, 623-7678.

4BD/2BTH TWO Story House with covered carportfor rent. $650/mo $500 Dep. 575-420-5111

1715 W. Alameda, complete remodeled, 3br/2ba, ref air, w/d hookups, NO pets or HUD, $900/mo, $600/dep, wheelchair accessible & storage. 914-5402.

555. Mobile Homes for Rent Mobile homes for rent, sale or rent to own, mobile home lots available, RVs welcome. Country Club Mobile Home Manor, 1200 E. Country Club, 623-6660

570. Mobile Home Courts

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

580. Office or Business Places

222 B W. 2nd, office space, $350/mo, wtr pd, 627-9942 COMMERCIAL SPACE for lease 105 W. 6th, across from Pepper’s, great location. Contact Chuck at 420-6050 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.

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790. Autos for Sale

790. Autos for Sale

2008 CROWN Victoria V8 excellent condition. $6650 420-1352 2001 FORD Explorer XLT, excellent condition, low miles, $4500, owner financing with $1000 down, 420-1352

CHIHUAHUA, MALE, 6 wks. 1st shot & de-wormed, $250. (575) 910-8311.

UKC PURPLE Ribbon Blue Pits, Gotti/Razor Edge Bloodline 575-420-7811

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795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

2004 CHEVY Suburban 1500, 96k miles, rear entertainment center, very clean, $12,000. 626-3167 or 623-1222 night.

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2011 NISSAN Xterra, like new, 19,700 miles, $21,399. 575-513-1944

1967 MUSTANG Coup, restored, $30k invested, will sell for best offer over $20k. Call 575-622-2313. 05 Buick Century, auto. new tires, runs good, 105k mi. $4000. 575-626-3067

CLASSIFIEDS INDEX

Announcements

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

Instruction

030 Education 035 Music – Dance/Drama 040 Instructions Wanted

Employment

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

Services

070 Agricultural Analysis 075 Air Conditioning 080 Alterations 085 Appliance Repair 090 Auto Repair 100 Babysitting 105 Childcare 110 Blade Work 115 Bookkeeping 120 Carpentry 125 Carpet Cleaning 130 Carpeting 135 Ceramic Tile 140 Cleaning 145 Clock & Watch Repair 150 Concrete 155 Counseling 160 Crafts/Arts 165 Ditching 170 Drafting 175 Drapery 180 Drilling 185 Electrical 190 Engraving 195 Elderly Care 200 Fencing 205 Fertilizer 210 Firewood – Coal 215 Floor Covering 220 Furniture Repair 224 Garage Door Repair 225 General Construction 226 Waterwell 230 General Repair 232 Chimney Sweep 235 Hauling 240 Horseshoeing 245 House Wrecking 250 Insulation 255 Insurance 260 Ironing & Washing 265 Janitorial 269 Excavating 270 Landscape/Lawnwork 280 Masonry/Concrete 285 Miscellaneous Service 290 Mobile Home Service 293 Monuments 295 Musical 300 Oil Field Services 305 Computers 306 Rubber Stamps 310 Painting/Decorating 315 Pest Control 316 Pets 320 Photography 325 Piano Tuning 330 Plumbing 335 Printing 340 Radio/TV’s/Stereo’s 345 Remodeling 350 Roofing 355 Sand Blasting 356 Satellite 360 Screens/Shutters 365 Security 370 Sewer Service & Repair 375 Sewing Machine Service 380 Sharpening 385 Slenderizing 390 Steam Cleaning 395 Stucco Plastering 400 Tax Service 401 Telephone Service 405 Tractor Work 410 Tree Service 415 Typing Service 420 Upholstery 425 Vacuum Cleaners 426 Video/Recording 430 Wallpapering 435 Welding

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

Financial

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

Real Estate

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

Rentals

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

Merchandise

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

Recreational

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

Transportation

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


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ENTERTAINMENT

Roswell Daily Record

Entertainment notebook: Engel’s disappearance kept secret

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC was able to keep the abduction of chief Middle East correspondent Richard Engel in Syria largely a secret until he escaped late Monday because it persuaded some of this country’s most prominent news organizations to hold back on the story. Otherwise, the disappearance of Engel — probably the most high-profile international television reporter on a U.S. network — would have been big news. Engel and three colleagues, producers Ghazi Balkiz and Aziz Akyavas and photographer John Kooistra, escaped during a firefight between rebels and their captors, forces sympathetic to the Syrian government. The journalists were dragged from their cars, kept bound and blindfolded and threatened with death. NBC said it did not know what had happened to the men until after their escape. The first sign of trouble came last Thursday, when Engel did not check back with his office at an agreedupon time. The Associated Press learned of Engel’s disappearance independently and was asked to keep the news quiet upon contacting NBC, said John Daniszewski, the AP’s vice president and senior managing editor. “A general principle of our reporting is that we don’t want to write stories that are going to endanger the lives of the people that we are writing about,” Daniszewski said. The first few days after an abduction are often crucial to securing the captive’s release. CBS News also said that it had honored NBC’s request, but a spokeswoman declined to discuss it. ABC, Fox News and CNN were also contacted by NBC. CNN, in an editor’s note affixed to a website story on Engel’s escape, noted NBC’s request. CNN said it complied to allow fact-finding and negotiations to free the captors before it became a worldwide story. “Hostage negotiators say that once the global spotlight is on the missing, the hostages’ value soars, making it much harder to negotiate their freedom,” CNN said. For similar reasons, the AP did not report its own news several years ago when a photographer was kidnapped in the Gaza Strip, securing his release within a day. In one celebrated case of secrecy, The New York Times withheld news that reporter David Rohde was kidnapped while trying to make contact with a Taliban commander in Afghanistan. Rohde escaped after seven months in captivity.

Cassadee Pope wins Season 3 of ‘The Voice’

NEW YORK (AP) — Cassadee Pope, who was country singer Blake Shelton’s protege on the third season of NBC’s “The Voice,” has won the show’s competition. The 23-year-old singer is stepping out into a solo career after performing with a band called Hey Monday. Her victory over Scottish native Terry McDermott and long-bearded Nicholas David was announced at the end of a two-hour show Tuesday. “The Voice” has grown into a hit for NBC and was the key factor in the network’s surprising success this fall. The show’s status was affirmed by the stream of hitmakers who performed on the finale. They included Rihanna, Bruno Mars, the Killers, Smokey Robinson and Peter Frampton.

Pentagon investigating top intelligence official

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says its top intelligence official, who has been mentioned as a possible candidate to be the next CIA director, is under investigation in connection with information he provided to makers of a movie about the raid that killed Osama bin

Laden. Pentagon press secretary George Little said Tuesday evening that the investigation of Michael Vickers is being conducted by the Pentagon’s inspector general. Vickers is the undersecretary of defense for intelligence. Little said Vickers only provided unclassified information to the makers of the movie “Zero Dark Thirty,” and that the session was

arranged in July 2011 by the Pentagon’s office of public affairs. Little said Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has full confidence in Vickers.

McCain rejects scene in ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The movie “Zero Dark Thirty” suggests that the CIA’s harsh interrogation techniques led the U.S. to

Osama bin Laden. Sen. John McCain watched the movie Monday night and says it left him sick — because it’s wrong. McCain, who spent 5 1/2 years enduring brutal treatment by his North Vietnamese captors during the Vietnam War, has insisted that the waterboarding of alQaida’s No. 3 leader, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, did not provide information that led to the bin Laden’s com-

pound in Pakistan. Yet the movie, a copy of which McCain received Monday, indicates that’s how the United States found the alQaida leader. The filmmakers fell for it “hook, line and sinker,” McCain, R-Ariz., said Tuesday. Last year, McCain asked then-CIA Director Leon Panetta for the facts, and he said the hunt for bin Laden did not begin with fresh information from

Mohammed. In fact, the name of bin Laden’s courier, Abu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti, came from a detainee held in another country. “Not only did the use of enhanced interrogation techniques on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed not provide us with key leads on bin Laden’s courier, Abu Ahmed, it actually produced false and misleading information,” McCain said in a speech on the Senate floor.


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