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Joshua Woody collected as many eggs as his 4year-old hands could grab, until his basket toppled over. Luckily for him, an older boy saved his day just as other children tried to grab the colorful plastic orbs, filled with possible prizes. “One bigger kid stood up for him and said, ‘No these are his eggs!,” said his grandmother Judy Daniel. The mad dash for prizefilled goodies at the annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Spring River Park and Zoo Saturday began with police and fire sirens at exactly 10 a.m. and finished not more than a minute later See EGGS, Page A3

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Youngsters race towards their prizes during the Easter Egg Hunt at the Spring River Park and Zoo, Saturday morning.

MainStreet Roswell of fered a step back in time Saturday as children dressed in bright Easter dresses and straw hats raced around carrying eggs on spoons and jumped to the finish line in gunnysacks on the courthouse lawn. “Everybody had a good time,” said Peggy Seskey, president of MainStreet Roswell. “There were no losers.” Brightly-colored Easter bonnets sheltered the faces of the many folks who strolled through the pushing grounds strollers, decorated carts and costumed pets. See PARADE, Page A3

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Jaxon and Phoebe settle in their basket for the MainStreet Roswell 2013 Easter Parade at the Chaves County Courthouse, Saturday.

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Shroud of Turin went on display for a special TV appearance Saturday amid new research disputing claims it’s a medieval fake and purporting to date the linen some say was Jesus’ burial cloth to around the time of his death. Pope Francis sent a special video message to the event in Turin’s cathedral, but made no claim that the image on the shroud of a man with wounds similar to those suffered by Christ was really that of Jesus. He called the cloth an “icon,” not a relic — an important distinction. “This image, impressed

upon the cloth, speaks to our heart and moves us to climb the hill of Calvary, to look upon the wood of the Cross, and to immerse ourselves in the eloquent silence of love,” he said. “This disfigured face resembles all those faces of men and women marred by a life which does not respect their dignity, by war and violence which af flict the weakest,” he said. “And yet, at the same time, the face in the Shroud conveys a great peace; this tortured body expresses a sovereign majesty.” Many experts stand by carbon-dating of scraps of

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The Vatican has tiptoed around just what the cloth is, calling it a power ful symbol of Christ’s suffering while making no claim to its authenticity.

The 14-foot-long, 3.5foot-wide cloth is kept in a bulletproof, climate-controlled case in Turin’s cathedral, but is only rarely See SHROUD, Page A3

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the cloth that date it to the 13th or 14th century. However, some have suggested the dating results might have been skewed by contamination and have called for a larger sample to be analyzed.

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The newly opened treat store Deliciously Irresistible opened to a flash mob dancing the “Harlem Shake” Friday.

Local partners and sweet treat makers opened their new shop with a dance party Friday evening at the Roswell Mall. Shoppers jumped into to join a flash mob at Deliciously Irresistible. At the direction of DJ Louis Najar, they danced a “Harlem Shake,” a YouTube dance craze that lasts about 40 seconds. It starts when one person

begins dancing unnoticed by the others, followed by the rest of the group who join in dancing and shaking around the store. Hometown entrepreneurs Mandi Madrid and Becca Pardo create and sell fruit arrangements, gourmet cupcakes, candies, cakes and other edible arrangements. The house specialty is cheesecake-filled strawberries. Friday evening was a special opening. The store will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. General manager of Roswell Mall Anjy Cooper joined the festivities Friday. “We’re really excited to have them here,” Cooper said. The first day went well, said Madrid and Pardo. “The community really came out and supported us,” Madrid said. “We let everybody know.” “We’re pretty happy here,” Pardo said. “Hopefully, though, we’re not going to be here long before we can expand.”

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Faithful pass by the Shroud of Turin that went on display for a special TV appearance Saturday.

Pope Francis presides over trimmed Easter Vigil service

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated a trimmed back Easter Vigil service Saturday after having reached out to Muslims and women during a Holy Week in which he began to put his mark on the Catholic Church. Francis processed into a darkened and silent St. Peter’s Basilica at the start of the service, in which the faithful recall the period between Christ’s crucifixion on Good Friday and resurrection on Easter Sunday. One of the most dramatic moments of the Easter Vigil service that usually follows — when the pope would share the light of his candle See POPE, Page A3

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Big business and labor have struck a deal on a new lowskilled worker program, removing the biggest hurdle to completion of sweeping immigration legislation allowing 11 million illegal immigrants eventual U.S. citizenship, labor and Senate officials said Saturday. The agreement was reached in a phone call late Friday night with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue, and Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, who’s been mediating the dispute. The deal resolves disagreements over wages for the new workers and which industries would be included. Those disputes had led talks to break down a week ago, throwing into doubt whether Schumer and

seven other senators crafting a comprehensive bipartisan immigration bill would be able to complete their work as planned. The deal must still be signed off on by the other senators working with Schumer, including Republicans John McCain of Arizona and Marco Rubio of Florida, but that’s expected to happen, according to a person with knowledge of the talks who spoke on condition of anonymity. With the agreement in place, the senators are expected to unveil their legislation the week of April 8. Their measure would secure the border, crack down on employers, improve legal immigration and create a 13-year pathway to citizenship for the millions of illegal immigrants already here. It’s a major second-term

priority of President Barack Obama’s and would usher in the most dramatic changes to the nation’s faltering immigration system in more than two decades. The AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce, longtime antagonists over temporary worker programs, had been fighting over wages for tens of thousands of low-skilled workers who would be brought in under the new program to fill jobs in construction, hotels and resorts, nursing homes and restaurants, and other industries. Under the agreement, a new “W’’ visa program would go into effect beginning April 1, 2015, according to an AFL-CIO fact sheet. In year one of the program, 20,000 workers would be allowed in; in

year two, 35,000; in year three, 55,000; and in year four, 75,000. Ultimately the program would be capped at 200,000 workers a year, but the number of visas would fluctuate, depending on unemployment rates, job openings, employer demand and data collected by a new federal bureau pushed by the labor movement as an objective monitor of the market. Onethird of all visas in any year would go to businesses with under 25 workers. A “safety valve” would allow employers to exceed the cap if they can show need and pay premium wages, but any additional workers brought in would be subtracted from the following year’s cap. In a sign of the delicate and uncertain negotiations still ahead, Rubio sent a

access. Thirty-five homes were initially evacuated after Wednesday’s slide 50 miles north of Seattle. One home was destroyed, and four remained under evacuation orders Friday. More than a dozen homes remained inaccessible. The landslide displaced 200,000 cubic yards of earth, an equivalent of 40,000 dump truck loads. Spokesman Christopher Schwarzen said geologists continue to assess the slide’s stability and, once established, clean-up can begin. No damage estimates were available yet, and the NW Insurance Council has cautioned that standard homeowners and business insurance policies specifically exclude damage

caused by earth movement like a landslide. In a preliminary report, geologists from the state Department of Natural Resources said the slide area is part of a much larger landslide complex that may date back as far as 11,000 years — a legacy of the Puget Sound’s glacial past. Over night Thursday, there was very little movement detected from the slide. While the ground continued to move Thursday, geologists said the land will slowly try to stabilize itself. Less than a quarter of the homes have year-round residents. Most are summer cabins or weekend getaways and were unoccupied. Some are larger,

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Several southwest Michigan pastors along with immigrant families and members of the general public take part in a pray-in for immigration reform event outside of Representative Fred Upton's office in downtown Kalamazoo on Friday.

letter Saturday to Judiciary Committee Chair man Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., calling for a deliberate hearing process on the new legislation and cautioning against a “rush to legislate.” Rubio

and a number of other Republicans are striking a tricky balance as they simultaneously court conservative and Hispanic voters on the immigration issue.

upscale properties and others are more modest. The house that was destroyed slid down a bluff, nearly into Puget Sound. Meanwhile, crews have begun laying a path for residents to access the homes blocked by debris that washed out the road. Authorities eventually hope to build a temporary access road, but that may take weeks. The landslide into Puget

Sound lifted the beach as much as 30 feet above the previous shoreline, the geologists said in a preliminary report Thursday.

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— as usual. City of Roswell Recreation Leader Mary Beardsley, organizer of this year’s event, estimated some 1,500 people enjoyed the hunt. “It looks like we had a little more than last year,” Beardsley said. “The weather is nice and it’s just great out here.” Children ages 3 to 10 years old sat on the lawn of the Peppermint Playground area, after all eggs were found, pouring out their baskets and ripping open their eggs with the hope of finding a ticket for a special prize. The Sertoma Club of Roswell donated hundreds of dollars in prizes, including large bunny rabbits, bubbles and other Easterrelated gifts. The gates opened at 9:30 a.m. and the race started 30 minutes later, as children broke through yellow tape in a hurry. Woody was ready to go

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open to the public. The last time was in 2010 when more than 2 million people lined up to pray before it and thenPope Benedict XVI visited. The latest display coincided with Holy Saturday, when Catholics mark the period between Christ’s crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. A few hundred people, many in wheelchairs, were invited inside the cathedral for the service, which was presided over by Turin’s archbishop. It was only the second time the shroud has gone on display specifically for a TV

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with others until the entire basilica twinkled — was shortened this year as were some of the Old Testament readings. The Vatican has said these provisions were in keeping with Francis’ aim to not have his Masses go on too long. The Easter Vigil service under Benedict XVI would typically run nearly three hours. The new pope has made clear he prefers his Masses short and to the point: he was even caught checking his watch during his March 19 installation ceremony. Saturday was no different: The vigil ended just shy of 2.5 hours. A trimmed-back vigil — and one that started earlier than usual — was just one of the novelties of this Holy Week under an Argentine Jesuit pope who just two weeks ago stunned the world by emerging from the loggia of St. Peter’s Basilica after his election with a simple “Brothers and sisters, good evening.” In his homily Saturday, Francis kept his message simple and tied to the liturgical readings, recalling how Jesus’ disciples found his tomb empty a day after his death and were surprised and confused. “Our daily problems and

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when the sirens sounded. He is the third generation to grab eggs at the zoo. His parents Gwen and Clay Woody remember the event as children growing up in Roswell. “We made it a tradition to come out every year,” Gwen Woody said. “It was a lot of fun. They used to give away bikes. (My husband) won a stuffed bunny.” “It was just a fun thing for the kids,” Daniel said. Christina Molina’s daughter was thrilled to find a prize ticket in one of her eggs. “They did a really good job,” Molina said. “She got a prize egg!” Marco Dominguez brought his two 3-year-old twins, Kayla and Mayleen, and his daughter Miliana, 6, out for the first time. “They were excited,” Dominguez said. “They were so happy.” Veronica Burrola said at first her son was a bit scared with all of the people around him. But he soon joined in the fun. He had a smile on his face as he opened up his eggs. audience; the first was in 1973 at the request of Pope Paul VI, the Vatican said.

The display also coincided with the release of a book based on new scientific tests on the shroud that researchers say date the cloth to the 1st century.

The research in “The Mystery of the Shroud,” by Giulio Fanti of the University of Padua and journalist Saverio Gaeta, is based on chemical and mechanical tests on fibers of material extracted for the carbon-dating research. An article with the findings is expected to be submitted for peerreview, news reports say. worries can wrap us up in ourselves, in sadness and bitter ness, and that is where death is,” he said. “Let the risen Jesus enter your life, welcome him as a friend, with trust: he is life!” He later baptized four men, part of the Easter Vigil ritual.

Just a few hours after the vigil ends, Francis on Sunday will celebrate Easter Mass and deliver his “Urbi et Orbi” speech, Latin for “To the city and the world.” Usually the pope also issues Easter greetings in dozens of languages. In his two weeks as pope, Francis’ discomfort with speaking in any language other than Italian has become apparent. He has even shied away from speaking Spanish when the occasion would call for it, though the Vatican has said he has done so to avoid discriminating against other languages by favoring his native tongue. Italian is the lingua franca of the Vatican and Francis has emphasized his role as bishop of Rome over that of pope of the universal church, making his use of Italian logical.

It’s not clear how Francis will handle the multilingual greetings today.

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The third annual Easter Parade celebration offered contests for several entrants, including best-dressed adults and children, best bonnets and best-dressed pets. The parade, though it turned out to be short, was full of seasonal cheer as it wound its way around the courthouse. “We just wanted to bring them downtown for a simple family Easter to stroll on the courthouse lawn and have a music parade,” Seskey said. “You know, ‘In your Easter bonnet with all the frills upon it.’” Some 250 people came out to enjoy the afternoon, with temperatures reaching into the low 80 degrees. The parade started at 1 p.m., but the fun started much earlier. Children cheered as they raced to the finish line carrying eggs on spoons, trying not to drop them. Other activities included visiting with the Easter Bunny, face painting, a piñata, “I like playing the games out here,” Elle Christianson, 6, said. She stayed close to her mother and grandmother, who all wore handmade pink bonnets with decorative eggs and items sewn carefully on top. Denise Chistianson, Ella’s mother, and Susan, her grandmother, make a point of attending each year. Ella took home the prize for best child’s bonnet. “This is our third year in a row,” Denise Christianson said. She also said she spends time making all of the Easter bonnets her mother, daughter and she wore this year. The youngest of the three liked the games the most, she said. Susan, who took time off from work to come to the event, said she enjoyed watching her granddaughter participate in the events. “She’s been so excited about coming to play,” she said. MainStreet Roswell, an organization that is dedicated to encouraging and fostering the preservation of historic downtown, works with local gover nment, property

owners and merchants to rehabilitate and maintain buildings, while encouraging economic growth in the downtown area. The Easter Parade is one event that the organization hopes will encourage more people to enjoy their downtown, Seskey said. “This is just payback to the community,” she said. “There is no charge for this. People can walk around and have a nice fun time.” Evette and Edgar Romero brought their children Sophia, 2, and Yaire, 6. Evette Romero said she liked the atmosphere and being with her family. She enjoyed, “just being out here in the community,” she said. This year’s winners were: Christianson for best child’s Easter bonnet; Jeannee Hunter for best adult Easter bonnet; Zyon Stevenson for best dressed child; Howard and Nellie Becker for best dressed adults; Reese Hunter for best vintage bonnet; Phoebe and Jackson, and their owners Crystal Hester and Kendra Jones for best dressed pets; and Kale Hunter for the best push/pull float. The Dooley Family, which included Jacqueline, Scarlett, Victoria and Sophia, were clad in matching green checkered dresses with bright pink ribbons and bows, matching white shoes and pink tights. “They made us think of Easter,” Seskey said. “It reminded me of the vintage past. Even their brother had on a straw hat.” The best push/pull float, made by Kale Hunter, was a red wagon made into a basket with packing paper. A bunny sat in it with kale décor. Downtown merchants donated prizes, including gift cards by Once Again Consignments and Debbie’s Deals. Each winner was given a yard sign to post in their gardens, and a basket of goodies to go along with their prizes. Everyone who wanted to could walk in the parade, whether they were dressed in their Easter finery or not. “The weather couldn’t have been better,” said Juliana Halvorson, who organized the event. “It’s perfect.”

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Seeking to save Peter Cottontail from extinction

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UNDATED — The New England cottontail was once so common that Massachusetts author Thornton Burgess adapted one named Peter for the children’s stories he penned a century ago. But the critter that inspired “The Adventures of Peter Cottontail” and the enduring song that came later faces an uncertain future. Its natural habitat is disappearing, and without intervention, it could be unhappy trails for the once-bountiful bunny. Conservationists are hoping a new program to restore shrub lands across the Northeast and captive breeding efforts will help ensure the New England cottontail sticks around for many Easters to come. “We’re making headway, putting habitat on the ground in some really key places,” said Anthony Tur, an endangered species specialist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. “It’s encouraging.” New England cottontails were abundant a century ago, thriving in an environment of shrubs, saplings, weeds and vines known as young forest. But in an uncommon turn of events, it is declining human activity to blame for its lost habitat — not urban sprawl. As neglected agricultural lands reverted back to forest and those forests matured, the population of New England cottontails thinned. More than 80 percent of their habitat disappeared over the past 50 years, according to the nonprofit Wildlife Management Institute. And now conservationists are trying to prevent the New England cottontail from appearing on the endangered species list, a designation that would require a more urgent —

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and costly — response that could restrict land use and hunting. The Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Resources Conservation Service are working with landowners and zoos to restore natural habitat and use captive breeding to rebuild the population. The gover nment has been conducting habitat management and restoration projects for several years in collaboration with private landowners, land trusts and a few Native American tribes as they try to bring back the New England cottontail. The New England cottontail is the only rabbit species native to the region east of the Hudson River. And while it has struggled to deal with the changing landscape, a slightly larger cousin has thrived. Imported to the region for hunting in the early 20th century, the Eastern cottontail has larger eyes that have enabled it to avoid predators better. It multiplied steadily and is now the dominant species in the Northeast, often popping up on roadsides and in gardens. For conservationists, protecting the New England cottontail from extinction is worthy in and of itself. But habitat restoration also benefits the dozens of other species that thrive in shrub lands, including songbirds, snakes, deer and turkey. The Roger Williams Park Zoo in Rhode Island began breeding the New England cottontail in captivity two years ago. Officials there have already released 38 young rabbits tagged with radio collars into restored habitats in Rhode Island and New Hampshire. They expect to release 100 more later this year. “It’s a conservation priority in our region,” said Lou Perrotti, director of conservation programs at the zoo, “so we’re happy to be a part of it and will remain committed.” He said the New England cottontail had not previously been bred in captivity, so his staf f is “writing the book on husbandry and of the reproduction species.” At a certain point, Perrotti said, the success of conservation ef forts comes down to the creatures themselves.

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Everyone reading this has had some common experiences. We grew and developed in our mother’s womb. We entered this world as a newborn child. During the early years of our lives we were entirely dependent on others. Common experiences - no exceptions. We will all have a common experience in the future. When our days are through, our human life will leave our human body. The body we leave behind will be the responsibility of others to take care of. Our body will be disposed of in some form or fashion. That is just the physical world we live in. In the minds and hearts of those who outlive us, we will leave behind memories. Our daily lives involve a series of giving and taking. What we receive in this world dies with us, what we give lives on after we are gone. What will live on after your life is gone? What will others think of when they remember you? As we celebrate Easter Sunday I think of events that occurred almost 2000 years ago in the final days of Jesus’ life. I think of Jesus and the disciples having their last supper together. I wonder what it would have been like to have been one of the disciples sitting there

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that evening being told by Jesus that he was in his final days. What were they feeling? I’ll bet they were scared and afraid of what their future held. With the disciples reclined at the table, Jesus said in John 13:33, “My children, I will be with you only a little longer.” In verses 36 and 37 Simon Peter asked, “Lord, where are you going?” Jesus replied, “Where I am going, you cannot follow now, but you will follow later.” Peter asked, “Lord, why can’t I follow you now?” Thomas expressed his puzzlement in John 14:5 when he asked, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?” I wonder what it was like to hear such words from Jesus that evening. In their final evening together the apostles didn’t grasp what Jesus was telling them. Yet even if the disciples did understand what was about to happen, how do you say goodbye to a friend? How do you say goodbye to one who, through a series of common experiences, has become family? In Luke 22:17-19 we are told about the final evening. “After taking the cup, Jesus gave thanks and said, ‘Take this and divide it among

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you. For I tell you I will not drink again of the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.’ And he took the bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them saying, ‘This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.’” Jesus was asking his closest followers to remember him. He was asking them to remember him in all that they would do. The message Jesus left with the disciples is the message he leaves for each of us today. There is a beautiful song by Christian musician Mark Schultz that does an excellent job of summarizing Christ’s message. To me it is one of the most beautiful songs ever written. I get emotional each time I hear the song. It is titled “Remember Me.”

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If I could play it for you right now or show you a video that is available on You Tube, I would do so and today’s message would be more meaningful. But for purposes of this column I can only print the words. The song is written from Christ’s perspective: “Remember me in a Bible cracked and faded by the years. Remember me in a sanctuary filled with silent prayer. And age to age and heart to heart, bound by grace and peace, child of wonder, child of God, I’ve remembered you. Remember me.” “Remember me when the color of the sunset fills the sky. Remember me when you pray and tears of joy fall from your eyes...I’ve remembered you. Remember me.” “Remember me when the children leave their Sunday school with smiles. Remember me when they’re old enough to teach, old enough to preach, old enough to leave. And age to age and heart to heart, bound by grace and peace, child of wonder, child of God, I’ve remembered you. Remember me.” This time of the year I think of a child of God carried in his mother’s womb, entering this world as a newborn, and cared for as a young child by Mary and Joseph. He was

born for me. He lived his life for me. He gave his life for me. As he hung on the cross, crucified as if a criminal, through his unbearable pain, he remembered me. My challenge to you today is to remember what happened in the final days of Christ’s life. Remember his message to his disciples. Remember his instructions on the final evening when he told those closest to him that he was leaving. Remember his breaking bread and saying, “This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.” We should remember Christ’s acts in all we do the year round. We should especially remember His instructions as we celebrate Christ’s death and resurrection this Easter season. Remember Him. As He breathed the final breaths of His human life hanging high on a cross, with love in His heart, He remembered you. Just a thought... Rick Kraft is a local attorney and the Executive Director of the Leadership Roswell Program. To submit comments, contributions, or ideas, email to rkraft@kraftandhunter.com or write to P.O. Box 850, Roswell, NM, 88202-0850.

Harvest of uncertainty over Obamacare

The impending policies of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will affect individual farmers and their employees. For every job in farming, the industry creates two to three nonfarming jobs. It’s an industry that should thrive in America, where is has been the backbone of our successes. Yet, Obamacare adds more burdens on farmers, who already contend with onerous state and federal requirements that hamper production and harvesting. Specifically, H2A visa rules and E-Verify hiring requirements, coupled with a shortage of agricultural workers, makes farming in the United States a difficult endeavor for small operators. “There’s nothing affordable about the Affordable Care Act,” Tom Nassif said to us; he’s president and CEO of Western Growers, an advocacy group representing area and regional family farmers in Arizona and California. Despite union leaders’ aggressive push for a federal takeover of health care, it turns out that the Affordable Care Act could harm the very people it supposedly aimed to help: workers. Major unions, including the AFL-CIO and the Teamsters, wanted to keep current health plans and receive government subsidies to cover costs imposed by the Affordable Care Act. Some unions — along with Big Labor — were exempted from the law through temporary waivers from the Obama administration. But, for the most part, the farming community is not off the hook. “A lot of our members will opt out,” Nassif predicted. “They will choose to pay the penalty [for not providing health insurance] because it’s so much lower.” Obamacare requires businesses with 50 or more employees, averaging at least 30 hours per week, to provide health coverage. Well before Jan. 1, 2014, farmers will need to decide whether it makes sense to drop health coverage, pay the penalty and look at providing supplemental pay for workers to get their own insurance. Or, they could look at cutting employee hours to avoid the mandate but will need to attract employees without offering health insurance — in an environment when there already is a shortage of workers. In the event farmers drop health insurance, workers who lack proper documents could elect to go to hospital emergency rooms and walk-in clinics. This predictably would create higher costs for taxpayers and poorer outcomes for ill or injured workers. Western Growers, which has been advising its members on the expected impact of Obamacare, also worries about future regulations on top of the new health care legislation. “You don’t add to it,” Dave Puglia, senior vice president of Western Growers, recommended, noting current burdens on the farming community.

Immigrant scientists have families, too As the debate over immigration reform reaches a climax, a troubling idea seems to be gaining traction. It is that annual limits on new visas should be severely restricted, and that America must choose between two groups of newcomers: high-tech workers with advanced degrees or family members of existing residents. This is a false and foolish choice that Congress should

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reject. Immigrants are good for this country and always have been. We should want more of them, not fewer. As President Obama said recently at a White House naturalization ceremony: “Immigration makes us stronger. It keeps us vibrant. It keeps us hungry. It keeps us prosperous.” There’s widespread agreement that current policy is incredibly stupid because it prevents many foreign-born

graduate students from staying and creating here. But if you increase the number of visas for these job creators, goes the argument, you have to cut back somewhere else. The main target: the parents and siblings of legal residents who qualify for visas under family reunification provisions. For mer Florida Gov. Jeb Bush advocated this course in his recent book, “Immigration

Wars,” and it’s been echoed by a number of conservative Republicans. “If we want to increase the number of workbased immigrants without substantially increasing the overall number of immigrants, we must reduce family-based immigration,” he wrote. From a policy perspective, Bush’s argument makes no

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The Orange County Register

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve seen many product labels that claim to boost immunity. Could they really help? Or should I be skeptical? DEAR READER: Your immune system does a remarkable job of protecting you from bacteria, viruses and other microbes that can cause disease, suffering, even death. So it seems logical to want to give your immune system a boost. But the concept of boosting immunity actually makes little sense scientifically. In fact, boosting your immune response is not necessarily a good thing. An overactive immune response is seen in major autoimmune diseases, such as Type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. In autoimmune diseases, the overactive immune system starts attacking the body instead of defending it. Allergies are another example of an immune system that’s overactive. A harmless little pollen gets into your nose, for example, and the immune

system attacks the pollen as if it’s at war. Even if it were a good thing, attempting to boost the immune system is especially complicated. That’s because the immune system is precisely that — a system, not a single entity. To function well, the immune system requires balance and harmony. Think of it as an army: The actions of the soldiers need to be coordinated by the generals, who determine when and where to attack, as well as when to stop attacking. There is still much that researchers don’t know about the workings and interconnectedness of the immune response. We’ve got to understand how the immune system works better than we currently do to achieve the goal of boosting it at just the right time and in the right part of the body. For example, the immune system uses many different kinds of cells, which respond to different microbes in different ways. So which cells should you boost, and

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to what number? So far, no one knows how many or what kinds of cells the immune system needs to function at its best. Yet many food products and packaged drinks are labeled as “supporting immunity,” “boosting immunity” or providing a “defense” against germs. Most of these products just contain vitamins and minerals that people already get as part of a normal, healthy diet. My colleague Dr. Michael Starnbach, a

professor of microbiology and medical genetics at Harvard Medical School, feels strongly that when it comes to products that claim to boost immunity, there’s no truth in advertising. As he says, there’s simply no evidence that consuming these products will translate into better immune function. And without that evidence, the claims on food and drink packaging are just a marketing ploy — and one that may lead us to consume more calories than we need. It’s not silly to want to find a way to help the immune system do a better job of defending us from foreign microbes, and I hope that research can teach us how to do this. However, we just don’t have enough information yet to make this a reality. (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.)


OPINION II

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HB 641

Dear Editor: House Bill 641 amended, passed the New Mexico House and Senate at the last minute of the Legislative Session and now is on the Governor’s desk. In an attempt to create a “business friendly” state, the corporate tax rate was reduced. However, the offset was a reduction of funding to the cities and towns. Several years ago when the state was flush with cash, the gross receipts tax was taken off food and medical services. The promise was made by our state government leadership that the cities and towns would still receive the same amount of money as though the tax was paid. The term was called “hold harmless.” Roswell has been receiving this money. Now that state legislature is in need of money, they have reneged on their promise and are taking the money away from the cities and towns instead of having the political fortitude to reinstall the tax. Governor Martinez has said on more than one occasion that she would veto any bill that would do away with “hold harmless.” It now appears that she will sign the bill. The cost to the City of Roswell is estimated at $3.4 million per year, or about 11 percent of our gross receipts tax. Starting in two years, July 2015, the reduction will be phased over fifteen years which is about 6 percent - 7 percent per year. A generous provision in the bill states that cities and towns can implement their own tax of an additional 3⁄8 percent. (.0375) The City Council gets to be the “bad guys.”The state legislature and governor can say “we didn’t raise taxes.” The other suggestion that has been reported was that cities and towns could always “cut expenses.” It is noted that the state cut their expenses by raising their budget by 4.4 percent. The Roswell city budget is flat this year. As the old saying goes in politics, “a promise is not a commitment.”Our citizens are the victims. With this kind of leadership, little wonder that New Mexico sits at the bottom of all states for economic development. Food for thought. Sincerely, Steve Henderson Roswell City Councilor – Finance Chair

Iraq Anniversary

This is the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. More than 37.000 Americans killed or wounded, over a million Iraqis dead, our nation is two trillion dollars in debt to pay for it. And Dick Cheney richer than ever. John Ford Roswell

Evolution

A letter in the March 7 Record that championed evolution made some fundamental mistakes. For a start, the theory of evolution cannot be called natural science. It cannot be verified through repeatable experiments. We cannot observe what happened “millions of years ago.” Furthermore, it violates the second law of thermodynamics. We expect to see a system go from more order to less order, unless there is an ordering mechanism. This should be obvious to those who are “following the evidence wherever it leads.”

One of the pillars of natural science is that all “facts” are subject to scrutiny and revision. Evolution, though it is not testable, seems to be a sacred cow. We may question how evolution took place, but to say it is not a fact is to risk one’s reputation. The evolutionary model would predict abundant, finely graded, intermediate fossils between major classifications of organisms. They simply do not exist. (Stephen Jay Gould, Professor of Geology and Paleontology, Harvard University, "Is a New and General Theory of Evolution Emerging?" Paleobiology, vol. 6(1), January 1980, p. 127. The telomere code in the middle of human chromosome 2 appears to be a gene splice. When did this take place? For all we really know, it was always there. Other telomere strands have been found in the middle of human chromosomes. (icr.org/article/ongoing-telomere-research-at-odds-with/, icr.org/article/ongoingtelomere-research-at-odds-with/). This makes our alleged relationship with chimpanzees less convincing. We must ask an embarrassing question about a tyrannosaur bone found to have blood, DNA, and soft tissue inside. How could that material remain for 60 million years? Dare we suggest that those bones are only a few thousand years old? (Sweitzer. M, Science 207, 25 March 2005 pp 1952-1955). Helium is a product of decaying uranium and thorium. How could rocks thought to be over a billion years old still have helium? It should all have leaked out by now. Present measurements suggest those rocks could be less than 10,000 years old. (Humphreys, D.R. Creation Research Quarterly 41 pp 1-16 June 2004). Radiometric dating is based on three questionable assumptions. 1) The half-life of radioactive materials has always been constant. 2) There was only parent material and no daughter material when the rock was formed. 3) Nothing has leached into or out of the sample. Hawaiian lava flows known to be less than 200 years old have been dated by potassium-argon up to three billion years old. (Hulse, Scott, The Collapse of Evolution, Baker Books 1997, pp64-66). As for the mutations of viruses, we must first understand that many authorities question if viruses are living organisms. Undisputed living organisms have DNA and RNA. Viruses have only one or the other. They do not consume food or produce food by photosynthesis. They replicate only by entering a host cell and stealing genetic material. Besides, no one has observed a virus producing a nonvirus. Viruses do not prove macroevolution. (http://biology.about.com/od/virology/ss/viruses.htm, http://biology.about.com/od/virology/ ss/viruses.htm). We need to hear where that writer got those “…very lucid accounts of how the self-replicating chemistry of life arises through perfectly natural processes and evolves through natural selection.” Did he mean the discredited Miller -Urey experiments? Those experiments assumed an atmosphere of methane, hydrogen, ammonia, and water. Geology shows no evidence of such an atmosphere at any time. Incidentally, natural selection cannot create new life forms. It can only destroy existing organisms. It might be useful to have a second pair of hands, but if the genes do not appear, it will never happen. It puzzles me that someone who signs his name with “Ph.D.” does not give references for his sources. Russell A. Scott Roswell

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sense. Both groups promote core Republican values. “Work-based immigrants” energize entrepreneurship and economic growth. Siblings and parents nurture “family values.” Why choose between them? The answer is politics. Republicans worry that expanding immigration will benefit the Democrats, and they’re probably right. But if it keeps expressing hostility to these newcomers, the GOP will only inflict more damage on its prospects. If Republicans want a bigger share of the immigrant vote, they have to make immigrants feel more welcome. Keeping them out is a short-term and shortsighted solution. But politics is not the main point here. Expanding immigration and encouraging family reunification are in our deepest national interest. Preventing high-tech scientists from bringing their families here is selfdefeating and counterproductive. A recent letter from six Democratic senators made this point: “Weakening the family immigration system will make it harder for employers to attract talented workers from abroad. Those foreign-born scientists and engineers have families, too.” Immigrants contribute to economic growth in many ways, not just by founding high-flying companies like Google and Intel. Many ethnic communities have kinship-based savings networks that provide credit for small business startups. Cripple those networks by restricting family reunification, and the credit dries up. Families contribute sweat equity as well. That Chinese laundry or Greek diner cannot survive, at least at first, without relatives who work for low pay and sleep in the back. When Steve’s grandfather Abe Rogow arrived from Russia almost 100 years ago, he got his start from a distant cousin who ran a small stand selling cheap clothes in a New Jersey amusement park. That story repeats itself today. As ethnic communities grow, they provide customers and clients for a range of services — lawyers and undertakers, real estate brokers and insurance agents. In our home county in suburban Maryland, one-third of the residents are foreign-born. A huge Chinese grocery store, the Great Wall, now provides familiar food for immigrant families and employment for local youths, including Hispanics. “You run into people you know, it’s nice to speak Chinese and you don’t have to explain anything in English,” says Lily Qi, a native of Shanghai. “I was very impressed with a young Latino guy over at the meat counter — he spoke perfect Chinese to me. I was shocked!” Immigrant families are so useful that older cities such as Cleveland and Philadelphia are recruiting them to fill neighborhoods once home to Irish, Italian and Polish communities. More than 70,000 Bosnians have moved to St. Louis, for example. The mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, says candidly, “I don’t really think of people as legal or illegal. Are you productive or not productive? That’s really my focus.” Then there’s the “care economy,” immigrant women who contribute unpaid services, such as baby-sitting, that enable other family members to spend long hours in new businesses or demanding jobs. Many of these women also work in the service sector, especially health care. If you took every foreign-born woman out of every hospital in America, most would collapse overnight. Excellent scientists and extended families contribute to the vitality of this country. We need them all — and more. (Steve and Cokie Roberts can be contacted by email at stevecokie@gmail.com.)

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Carlsbad Caverns a favorite vacation destination

CARLSBAD—Carlsbad Caverns National Park has been named the third most-favorite family destination in a national poll by FamilyFun, a family travel magazine and a popular source for travel recommendations and family activities. FamilyFun conducted an extensive nationwide survey of parents with children 3 to 12, asking them to rate popular vacation destinations for affordability, accessibility and fun. Carlsbad Caverns placed third in “Overall Favorite Family Destinations� with the top two spots going to Yellowstone National Park and

Acadia National Park. All but one of the top 10 selections are national parks indicating that vacationers enjoy choosing destinations that are set aside for the purpose of natural, historic and cultural preservation. “It certainly seems fitting that families would rate national parks as 9 out of the top 10 fun vacation destinations,� Carlsbad Caverns National Park Superintendent John Benjamin said. “We are thrilled by being chosen and we agree that the park of fers quality experiences that fit the criteria for family fun to the nth degree. No matter what age your

family members are, we have something for everyone and we offer adventures in a very safe environment.� Humorist Will Rogers called Carlsbad the “Grand Canyon with a roof on it.� FamilyFun voters say “It’s simply grand.� The park, located in the Guadalupe Mountains at the northern reaches of the Chihuahuan desert, features some of the largest and deepest limestone chambers anywhere on earth. Top 10 overall favorite family destinations:

NMMI announces National Honor Society inductees ROSWELL—The New Mexico Military Institute chapter of the National Honor Society held its annual induction of new members March 19 at 7 p.m. at the NMMI Alumni Memorial Chapel. Maj. Kalith Smith, deputy director of the Toles Learning Resource Center was the guest speaker. Brig. Gen. Douglas Murray, USAF retired, dean of Academics, gave the closing remarks. Thirty-three cadets from the 3rd (senior) and 4th (junior) classes and were selected for membership by the faculty council. Selection for membership was based on the National Honor Society four core virtues of Scholarship, Character, Service and Leadership. Cadets of the 3rd and 4th classes who met the 3.5 grade point average scholastic requirement were invited to apply for

membership in February. Eligible cadets completed the application process and were then evaluated based on the remaining virtues of character, service and leadership by the faculty council. Additionally, Maj. Billy Gallagher, associate professor of history, was selected by the high school cadets to receive the coveted "Golden Apple" as the outstanding teacher of the year at the high school level. A reception for all inducted members was held following the ceremony in J. Ross Thomas Hall. The inducted members are: Christian Alvarez Rodriguez Micah Brocker Mariela Cabrera Portugal Meredith Campbell Andres Castelo Rebeil Kristine Clark

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ESGR announces nominations for employer support award ARLINGTON, Va.—Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of operational committee, Defense announced 26 New Mexico Guard and Reserve members nominated their employers for the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The agency received 2,899 nominations nationwide. The Freedom Award is the Department of Defense’s highest recognition for employers supporting employees serving in the Guard and Reserve. Up to 15 award recipients will be announced this summer and honored in Washington, D.C., later this year at the 18th annual Freedom Award ceremony. Past award recipients have met with senior leaders of the White House and Department of Defense as part of the award recognition. This year, New Mexico Military Institute was nominated for the Freedom Award. Guard and Reserve Service members, or family members acting on their behalf, nominated their civilian employers for the Freedom Award during the 12-week nomination season that closed in January. Even with recent draw downs in Afghanistan, ongoing national security demands and historic humanitarian relief missions have continued to call service members away from their civilian lives. Supportive employers are critical to helping restore stability and peace of mind for

these Citizen Warriors and their loved ones.

"Every year, these nominations demonstrate the strength of our employers’ commitment to supporting our Guardsmen and Reservists," said ESGR National Chair James G. Rebholz. "We applaud all the National Guard and Reserve Service members who took the time to tell the DoD why their employers are exceptional, and we are grateful to the 2013 nominees for providing our Citizen Warriors with the assistance and encouragement they rely on while answering the call to duty."

Nearly one-half of the U.S. military is comprised of Guard and Reserve members. While most Guard and Reserve employers proudly support their military employees, Freedom Award recipients are recognized for going to extraordinary lengths for their Guardsmen and Reservists. Nationwide, this year’s nominees represent diverse industries including airlines, grocery store chains, national retail brands and IT companies, as well as small businesses, and state and local governments. A list of nominations from all 50 states, Guam-CNMI, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia are available at FreedomAward.mil. Semifinalists for the 2013 Freedom Award will be announced later this spring.

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(Wyoming, Montana, Idaho) 2. Acadia National Park (Maine) 3. Carlsbad Caverns National Park 4. Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona) 5. Mount Rushmore National Memorial (South Dakota) 6. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (Michigan) 7. Yosemite National Park (California) 8. Disney Magic Kingdom Park (Florida) 9. Glacier National Park (Montana) 10. Pearl Harbor Visitor Center/USS Arizona Memorial

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“Vacations provide a special time for families to come together and create lasting memories,� said Ann Hallock, Editor-in-chief, FamilyFun magazine. “And we were thrilled to see that so many are choosing to do that while heading outdoors to take advantage of our wonderful national park system.�

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All Saints students win contest

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The local Catholic Daughters, Our Lady of Fatima, awarded their 2013 Education Contest winners on March 22. From left: Sheree Smyzenski, regent; Siana Garcia, first place, art; Anthony Torrez, first place, poetry; Clare McMahon, first place, essay and Fran Trujillo, education chairman. The winners are from All Saints Catholic School. The contest is open to Catholic or non-Catholic children alike in grades 4-12 and runs from October to January of each year. Winners receive a certificate plus a cash award and will be submitted to the State level for competition. This year’s theme was “Jesus is reflected in me.�

DANIEL IGLESIAS TAKES PART IN ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK MOUNT VERNON, Iowa — Daniel Iglesias of Roswell is one of nearly 100 Cornell College students taking part in the college's annual Alternative Spring Break. This is the ninth year the college has sponsored a service trip that takes place during its 10-day Spring Break. This year, students are going to Pine Ridge, S.D., Atlanta, Ga., Chicago, Austin, Texas, Elm Mott, Texas, Selma, Ala., and Tom's River, N.J.

Iglesias is taking part in the trip to Project Transitions & Hospice in Austin, Texas You can find out more about the Alter native Spring Break program, including details about each trip, here. One of the 40 "Colleges That Change Lives," Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, is a national liberal arts college with a distinctive One Course At A Time (OCAAT) academic calendar. The OCAAT schedule provides stu-

“THE SIXTH GUN� TO FILM IN NEW MEXICO

SANTA FE—New Mexico Film Of fice director Nick Maniatis announced today the production of the NBC / Universal Television pilot, “The Sixth Gun,� starring Laura Ramsey (The Ruins), W. Earl Brown (Deadwood), Graham McTavish (The Hobbit) and Aldls Hodge (Leverage). Production will begin filming in mid-March to early April in Santa Fe, Galisteo, Las Cienega, Abiquiu and the surrounding areas. The production will employ at least 100 New Mexico crewmembers, 20 New Mexico principal actors and over 400 New Mexico background talent. Produced by Ron Schmidt (Sin City), coproduced by Santa Fe resident Tony Mark (The Hurt Locker), “The Sixth Gun� is exec-

dents with intellectual immersion, academic focus, and unique freedom to shed the confines of the traditional classroom to study off-campus, pursue research, or accept an inter nship-all without missing out on other classes. Founded in 1853, the college's entire hilltop campus is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. You can find out more at cornellcollege.edu.

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Roswell Seven-day forecast Today

Tonight

Partial sunshine

Clear

Monday

Tuesday

Partly sunny and warmer

Wednesday

Cooler with some sun

Mostly sunny

Thursday

Pleasant and warmer

Friday

Very warm with some sun

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Sunny and very warm

High 78°

Low 49°

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NW at 6-12 mph POP: 5%

NW at 10-20 mph POP: 5%

NW at 7-14 mph POP: 25%

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NW at 7-14 mph POP: 5%

SE at 4-8 mph POP: 10%

ENE at 6-12 mph POP: 5%

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

Temperatures High/low ........................... 84°/41° Normal high/low ............... 72°/40° Record high ............... 94° in 1901 Record low ................. 14° in 1987 Humidity at noon .................. 11%

Farmington 73/38

Clayton 66/42

Raton 65/36

Precipitation 24 hours ending 8 p.m. Sat. . Month to date ....................... Normal month to date .......... Year to date .......................... Normal year to date .............

0.00" trace 0.49" 0.44" 1.29"

Santa Fe 69/40

Gallup 72/34

Tucumcari 68/48

Albuquerque 72/49

Air Quality Index Today’s Forecast

Clovis 65/47

Good Yesterday’s A.Q.I. Reading

Ruidoso 64/47

T or C 77/48

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge says actress Angelina Jolie didn’t steal the story for her movie “In the Land of Blood and Honey� from a Croatian author. City News Service reports Friday’s tentative ruling in Los Angeles will throw out the suit accusing Jolie of copyright infringement. In 2011, author James Braddock sued Jolie and the film company that made the film, saying it was partly based on his book “The Soul Shattering.� U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee wrote in a tentative ruling that the plots, characters and themes in the two works were not “substantially� similar, though both centered on war romances. Jolie wrote, directed and co-produced the film. Braddock has been ordered to tell the court why his complaint should not be dismissed with prejudice.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Alford was hired as UCLA basketball coach on Saturday, spurning New Mexico days after he agreed to a new 10-year deal with the Lobos for a chance to run what he called “the premier basketball program in the country.” The Bruins are bringing in someone who shares the same Indiana roots as John Wooden, who led UCLA to a record 10 national championships, including seven in a row, before retiring in 1975. Alford learned about Wooden as a first-grader in Martinsville, Ind., where his father, Sam, coached the high school basketball team at Wooden’s alma mater. “Ever since then there was a draw to find out more about him,” Alford said on a teleconference. “I know my first steps into Pauley I will really feel that.” Alford agreed to a seven-year deal worth $18.2 million, with a yearly salary of $2.6 million and a $200,000 signing bonus, according to UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero.

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Alford will be introduced in Westwood on Tuesday. “This is truly a leap of faith,” he said. Guerrero said UCLA reached out to Alford first, not knowing whether he would be interested in the Bruins. Once he confirmed he was, the details were finalized early Saturday, Guerrero said. “It was not an easy decision because I was extremely happy,” Alford said. “I was about as happy as I can be. “When I kept thinking about things, it still came back to UCLA. You’re talking about the premier basketball program in the country. To have an opportunity like this, they See ALFORD, Page B4

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RIGHT: New Mexico basketball coach Steve Alford announces he has accepted the job as the next head coach at UCLA during a news conference in Albuquerque, Saturday.

NMMI takes 2nd straight Colt Classic KEVIN J. KELLER RECORD SPORTS EDITOR

NMMI won the Colt Classic five years in a row from 2001-05, but couldn’t find a way to win it again until last year. The Colts repeated on Saturday, beating Texico 12-0 in five innings in the championship game at NMMI Ballpark. “It’s great,” Colt coach Charlie Ward said about how it felt to win the title. “These boys played three consistent games in a row and that’s how you become a champion in a tournament.” This game was decided in the third inning. NMMI scored once in the second and led 1-0 going to its half of the third. Nearly an hour later, NMMI had an insurmountable advantage. The short description of the inning went as follows: — 15 batters; nine runs; nine walks; See NMMI, Page B4

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LEFT: NMMI’s Caleb Saiz delivers a pitch during the Colts’ 12-0 win over Texico in the championship game of the Colt Classic, Saturday. Saiz, who hit an inside-thepark homer and picked up the win on the mound, was named the tournament MVP.

Gateway Chr. falls to Capitan in consolation finals LAWRENCE FOSTER RECORD ASST. SPORTS EDITOR

There are only so many proverbial bullets one can dodge before eventually you get hit. In the first two innings of its game against Capitan on Saturday in the fifth-place game at the Colt Classic, Gateway Christian got into trouble,

but escaped by allowing just two runs. The third “shot” landed for the Tigers, though, as they plated three runs in the third inning and exploded for five more in the fourth in a 10-2, five-inning victory over the Warriors. Gateway coach Rick Rapp said that Capitan just always seemed to have runners on base.

“Yeah, I think it seemed like they had men on base every inning,” he said. “Not just on base, but in the scoring position. We did a pretty good job the first two innings keeping the damage to a minimum, but then in the (third and fourth) innings, they got scored. We battled and with our See BULLETS, Page B4

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Dexter’s Marissa Olivas makes a throw to first base during the Demons’ game against Jal, Saturday.

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DEXTER — Jal scored at least one run in each inning and cruised to a 17-1 four-inning victory over Dexter in the seventh-place game of the Lindsey Callaway Tournament on Saturday. The Panthers scored three in the first, one in the second, eight in the third and five in the fourth en route to the win. “Even though we’re having a rough time, (the girls) are staying encouraged,” said Demon coach Chanda Crandall after the game. “They are still believing in themselves and, as a coach, I couldn’t be prouder of them. “I feel like we are improving every game. Not that every game is perfect, but we are climbing the ladder.” Haley Norris had the lone hit and scored the lone run for the Demons. The senior singled in the fourth, stole second and third and scored on a passed ball. She also had a stolen base in the first after reaching on an error. Ana Flores took the loss for Dexter (0-7) after allowing nine runs on seven hits in 2 1/3 innings.

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Goddard 9, Artesia 8 RIO RANCHO — After surrendering an 8-0 lead against Artesia, Goddard’s Mitchell Weathers smacked a walk-off RBI single to lift the Rockets to a win over the Bulldogs in the fifth-place game of the Rio Rancho Invitational on Saturday. Goddard plated five runs in the first inning and See BRIEFS, Page B4

Gateway Christian’s Chris Bonham delivers a pitch during the Warriors’ 10-2 loss to Capitan on Saturday at the Colt Classic.

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Syracuse on to Final Four, beats Marquette 55-39

WASHINGTON (AP) — When played to perfection, there’s nothing quite like Syracuse’s aggressive, halfcourt 2-3 zone defense. It’s 40 minutes of trapping and shot-challenging, of closing off angles, of trusting teammates. “We showed,” senior guard Brendan Triche said, “that defense wins games.” Yes, the Orange D certainly does. With a second suffocating performance at the East Regional, No. 4-seeded Syracuse shut down No. 3 Marquette 55-39 Saturday to earn coach Jim Boeheim his fourth trip to the Final Four — and first since a freshman named Carmelo Anthony

helped win the 2003 NCAA championship. “A tremendous, tremendous defensive effort,” Boeheim said. Fittingly, a matchup between schools from the soon-to-break-apart, roughand-tumble Big East became quite a struggle on the offensive end. Syracuse (30-9) was led by senior forward James Southerland’s 16 points. Michael Carter Williams, a 6-foot-6 guard who is out front in the zone, was named the regional’s top player after accounting for 12 points, eight rebounds, six assists, five steals and only one turnover Saturday. Marquette (26-9) hadn’t scored fewer than 47 points

Syracuse’s C.J. Fair (5) falls on Marquette’s Junior Cadougan during the first half of their game, Saturday.

all season — and, indeed, put up 74 in a victory over Syracuse on Feb. 25. But this time, Marquette kept turning the ball over, seeing its shots blocked or just plain missing. The Golden Eagles’ 39 points were a record low for a team in an NCAA tournament regional final since the shot clock was introduced in 1986. “They beat us from start to finish. We collectively tried everything we knew to try,” Marquette coach Buzz Williams said. “It is the zone, and it is the players in the zone.” Much like what happened Thursday in the regional semifinals, when Syracuse knocked off top-seeded Indiana by limiting it to a season-low output, too. “I don’t think we’ve played as good defensively as these last two games,” Triche said. “We held some good teams down.” All told, Marquette made only 12 of 53 shots — 23 percent — and was 3 for 24 on 3-pointers. Vander Blue, who carried Marquette to the round of eight, was held to 14 points on 3-for-15 shooting. “They cover ground really good. You’ve got to get the ball in the middle, you’ve got to play inside out, you’ve got to get to the free-throw line and wear them down with the 3-pointer when you can,” Blue said. “They’re really good at what they do in that zone.” Consider these numbers through four games in the tournament: Syracuse is averaging 6.5 blocks and 10.8 steals, while forcing opponents into 29 percent shooting, including 15 percent on 3-pointers. “We couldn’t get one to

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Syracuse players and coaches celebrate after their 55-39 win over Marquette in the East Regional final on Saturday in Washington.

drop in from up close,” said Marquette’s Jamil Wilson, who was 0 for 5 on 3-pointers, 1 for 9 overall. “We couldn’t get one to drop in from outside.” The next team to try to solve that defense will be the winner of Sunday’s South Regional final between Florida and Michigan. Syracuse is 3-0 in national semifinal games under Boeheim. And to think: Exactly three weeks ago, in this very same building, Syracuse wrapped up its final Big East regular -season schedule before heading to the Atlantic Coast Conference with a bad-as-can-be performance in a lopsided loss

to Georgetown. Syracuse’s 39 points that day were the Orange’s tiniest total in a half-century. That was Syracuse’s fourth loss in a span of five games, a stumbling way to head into tournament play. That night, Boeheim forgot to adjust his alarm clock to account for daylight saving time, and so showed up late for a pre-practice coaches’ meeting. His players, turned out, had organized their own session without supervision, starting the work it would take to get going in the right direction. “I watched them for a few minutes and it was really a good thing. I thought our

practices were really good after that,” Boeheim said. “You can turn things around in this game.” Since then, Syracuse has won seven of eight. “When you bounce back like that, that says a lot about your kids, your team and your character,” Boeheim said. “This is a heck of a bounce back.” And the secret to success? Defense, naturally. “We got the right personnel for each key position,” C.J. Fair said. “We got big long guards, we got big long forwards that can cover ground and our centers do a good job holding down the inside.”

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Seven players within four shots of the lead at the Houston Open have never won on the PGA Tour. Twelve of them still aren’t in the Masters. One of them includes a journeyman who had to qualify Monday just to get a tee time at Redstone Golf Club. In a tournament loaded with so many possibilities, one of the big surprises is a major champion. Stewart Cink has not been heard from very much since that summer day at Turnberry in 2009 when he beat Tom Watson to win the British Open. His highest finish since then was third, and that was in the four man field at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. In 81 starts since becoming a major champion, he has missed the cut 30 percent of the time. He has plunged to No. 272 in the world ranking. Cink finished off another solid round Saturday by saving par form the bunker on the 18th hole for a 4under 68, giving him a share of the lead with Bill Haas. “Tomorrow is a great learning opportunity for me to get out there and be nervous and perform and try to stay in the moment and let it happen,” Cink said. “I can’t wait.” Indeed, there will be a sense of urgency in this tournament. Haas, the co-leader after 36 holes at Bay Hill last week, made seven birdies over his last 13 holes for a 67 and joined Cink at 11under 205. Now comes the hard part, 20 players separated by four shots on a course where birdies are available, but the slightest miss can prove costly. “Tomorrow you’re going to have to play very well,” Haas said. “You can’t just hang on and hope everybody else will fall back.” Steve Wheatcroft, who only got into this tournament through a Monday qualifier, got off to a good start and fell back with an embarrassing finish. Wheat-

croft was tied for the lead when he shanked a shot from the greenside bunker on the 18th, the ball coming out at a 45-degree angle, over the green and almost into the gallery. He made a 15-foot putt to salvage bogey for a 72. Wheatcroft still was only one shot out of the lead, along with Ben Crane (67), D.A. Points (71) and Jason Kokrak (71). “If you don’t catch it perfectly, it runs across the green into the water,” Wheatcroft said about his bunker shot. “I opened the club face just trying to hit a high soft one and obviously I missed most of the club face.” Nine players were only two shots behind, a group that included former British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen (65), former world No. 1 Lee Westwood (67), former PGA champion Keegan Bradley (67) two-time major champion Angel Cabrera (69) and Henrik Stenson (68), who is one round away from playing his way into the Masters through being top 50 in the world. Phil Mickelson finished his round of 67 before the leaders teed off, and he closed with a wedge into 6 feet for birdie. He wound up five shots out of the lead, still within range of trying to add another win before heading to Augusta for the Masters. “I feel like I’ve got a low round in me tomorrow,”

Mickelson said before leaving to meet with former president George H.W. Bush, who attended the tournament Saturday. Rory McIlroy had a chance to join the mix. Swinging more freely, the world’s No. 2 player was poised to reach 6 under for the tournament with a superb bunker shot to 5 feet for birdie on the 13th hole. He missed the putt, and then missed the 3-footer he had left and wound up with a bogey. McIlroy short-sided himself on the next hole for bogey, and dropped another shot on the 18th with a tee shot into the water. He had to settle for a 71 and was at 214, nine shots behind. “It’s the best I’ve hit it on the golf course this week,” McIlroy said. Wheatcroft and Kokrak are among seven players within four shots of the lead who have never won on the PGA Tour, and Wheatcroft still has high hopes of winning to get a two-year exemption in the big leagues. He would be the first Monday qualifier to win since Arjun Atwal in August 2010 at the Wyndham Championship. He would be the ultimate long shot, especially after the tweet he posted upon learning McIlroy had signed up for the Texas Open next week. Wheatcroft wanted everyone to know he signed up for the Texas Open qualifier on Monday, though a top-10 would get him into the field at San Antonio.

Wichita State upsets OSU 2 tied for lead in Houston Open 70-66 for Final Four trip LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cleanthony Early kept stealing glances down at the hat in his hands while he waited for his turn to climb the stepladder, scissors in hand. The Wichita State forward seemed stunned at the words embroidered on his brand new ballcap: “Final Four Atlanta.” “It’s crazy. I still can’t believe we’re here,” Early said. “You try to expect it, but you expect a lot of things that don’t happen. This really happened.” Believe it. Wichita State is going to Atlanta, and these Shockers are no longer a surprise after the way the tenacious ninth seeds held off mighty Ohio State in the West Regional final. Malcolm Armstead scored 14 points, Fred Van Vleet bounced in a big basket with 1 minute left, and Wichita State earned its first trip to the Final Four since 1965 with a 70-66 victory over the Buckeyes on Saturday. Van Vleet scored 12 points as the Shockers (30-8) followed up last week’s win over top-ranked Gonzaga with a nailbiting victory over the second-seeded Buckeyes (29-8), whose 11-game winning streak ended one short of their second straight Final Four. Wichita State’s 20point lead in the second half dwindled to three in the final minutes, but several Shockers stepped up with big plays to stop the surge, heeding coach Gregg Marshall’s halftime command to “play angry.” All that anger turned into a joyous postgame party at midcourt, even though the Shockers realize they’ve got more work to do. Wichita State is just the fifth team seeded ninth or higher to reach the Final Four since seeding began in 1979, but the second in three years following 11thseeded VCU’s improbable run in 2011. The Shockers’ celebration was wild, if a bit disbelieving, in front of several thousand roaring fans. “Last year we were watching all this on television,” said Early, who scored 12 points despite spraining his ankle in the second half. “Now I’m looking at a hat that says ‘Final Four Atlanta’ with my team on it. ... It feels good, and it feels even better that I could experience it with these guys who had to struggle so hard to get here.” Wichita State roared to a 20-point lead with 11 minutes to play after Ohio State played an awful first half, but LaQuinton Ross scored 15 of his 19 points after halftime, leading a ferocious rally that got the Buckeyes within three points in the final minutes. Tekele Cotton hit a clutch 3-pointer for

Wichita State with 2:20 left and grabbed a key offensive rebound moments later, allowing VanVleet to score on a shot that bounced all over the rim before dropping. Ron Baker and Cotton hit last-minute free throws to secure the second Final Four trip in Wichita State’s history and a school-record 30th win. “We’re happy, but I’m still shocked,” said Carl Hall, the glasses-wearing big man who scored eight points and led the Shockers’ strong defensive effort. “We’ve got a team full of fighters. I brought them all together near the end and said, ‘No matter what happens, I love y’all.’ We had to fight so hard. We’ve got each other’s backs, and it’s hard to beat a team that’s got five guys who work together like us.” Deshaun Thomas scored 21 points after missing nine of his first 12 shots for Ohio State, which made just 24 percent of its first-half shots. Aaron Craft scored nine points on 2-for-12 shooting against Armstead and a host of defenders for the Buckeyes, who dug a hole too deep to escape with their second-half rally. “The way we shot coming into the Sweet 16, Elite Eight, everything was falling,” Thomas said. “Today, it just was not our night. Nothing was falling. We had great looks, some of them, but they just weren’t falling.” Yet after two weeks of upsets in the wild West bracket, underdog Wichita State seemed an appropriate pick to cut down Staples Center’s nets. The Shockers’ well-balanced roster built that enormous lead with the same consummate team play that they’ve shown throughout the tournament. The Shockers are also the kings of Kansas, reaching the national semifinals after the powerful Jayhawks and Kansas State both went down. Two sections packed with cheering Shockers fans provided all the encouragement necessary for a team that didn’t win the Missouri Valley Conference tournament and was thought to be a bubble team for an NCAA berth. Now, Wichita State is the MVC’s first Final Four team since Larry Bird led Indiana State to the title game in 1979. Another giant awaits the Shockers in Atlanta next weekend: They’ll face the winner of Sunday’s Midwest Regional final between Duke and Louisville. “We’re all new to this, but I think we’re ready for this,” Early said. “We’re going to prepare ourselves, and this game was pretty good preparation. We started at the bottom, and we’ve been working our way up.”

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MLB

American League At a Glance All Times Mountain By the Associated Press East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Baltimore . . . . . . . . . .0 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .0 New York . . . . . . . . . .0 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . .0 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .0 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .0 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .0 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 Kansas City . . . . . . . .0 Minnesota . . . . . . . . . .0 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Houston . . . . . . . . . . .0 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .0 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . .0 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . .0 Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . .0

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Friday’s Games No games scheduled Saturday’s Games No games scheduled Sunday’s Games Texas (Harrison 0-0) at Houston (Norris 00), 6:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 11:05 a.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m. Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Cincinnati, 2:10 p.m. Seattle at Oakland, 8:05 p.m.

National League The Associated Press East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .0 Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 New York . . . . . . . . . .0 Philadelphia . . . . . . . .0 Washington . . . . . . . . .0 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .0 Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . .0 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . .0 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . .0 St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . .0 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . .0 Colorado . . . . . . . . . . .0 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .0 San Diego . . . . . . . . . .0 San Francisco . . . . . . .0

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Friday’s Games No games scheduled Saturday’s Games No games scheduled Sunday’s Games No games scheduled Monday’s Games Miami at Washington, 11:05 a.m. San Diego at N.Y. Mets, 11:10 a.m. Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 11:35 a.m. Colorado at Milwaukee, 12:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Cincinnati, 2:10 p.m. San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 2:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta, 5:05 p.m. St. Louis at Arizona, 8:05 p.m.

Mets’ Santana to have shoulder surgery Tuesday

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Johan Santana is set for another shoulder surgery that he hopes will save his career. The former New York Mets ace will have surgery Tuesday to repair the re-torn anterior capsule in his pitching shoulder, the team announced Saturday. The operation will be performed by Mets medical director Dr. David Altchek. Santana is likely to miss the entire season for the second time in three years, which means he may have thrown his last pitch for the Mets. The two-time Cy Young Award winner is in the final year of a $137.5 million contract. “It’s very difficult. If anybody can do it, it would be Johan,” Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen said. “We wish him luck and we feel sick about what’s happened.” Santana had surgery on Sept. 14, 2010, and did not make it back to the major leagues until last April 5. The 34-year-old left-hander didn’t pitch in any exhibition games this spring and threw his last bullpen session in early March without the team’s permission. Mets third baseman David Wright said he was not surprised by Santana’s decision to have surgery. “I’ve known Johan long enough to know that I don’t think that he’d want to go out like that. He’s going to probably work just as hard, if not — if it’s possible — work harder, to come back from this. I wouldn’t be surprised at all if I see him pitch again,” Wright said after the Mets lost to Baltimore 7-1 in their exhibition finale.

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ENMU-R HOOPS TOURNAMENT

The annual Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell basketball tournament will be held on April 12-13 at the ENMU-R Physical Education Center. The cost is $200 per team and each team is allowed 10 players. Each player receives a tournament T-shirt. The deadline to enter is April 9. For more information, 6247338 or 624-7191.

ALTRUSA GOLF TOURNAMENT

The Altrusa Club of Roswell’s four-person scramble will be held on Saturday, April 20, at NMMI Golf Course. Play begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The cost per player is $75. Entry forms are available at the course. Sponsors are still being sought for the tournament. Businesses and individuals interested in sponsoring the tournament are encouraged to contact Bonnie Jones at 626-0567 or by e-mail at bonnie4altrusa@gmail.com.

SAGE DUST PRACTICES

The Roswell Sage Dust, formerly the Roswell Sundowners, will hold practices every Sunday through April 21 at Stiles Baseball Field at 1:30 p.m. Men and women, ages 1870, are welcome to play. A registration fee is required to join the team. For more information, call 623-8658.

Santana’s comeback reached its apex last June 1 when he pitched the first no-hitter in Mets history, throwing a career-high 134 pitches that night in his second consecutive shutout. But he was 3-7 with an 8.27 ERA after that, including 0-5 with a 15.63 ERA after throwing eight scoreless innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 30. He went on the disabled list for three weeks because of a sprained ankle and did not pitch after Aug. 17 because of lower back inflammation. Warthen said Santana’s injury isn’t “a byproduct of the no-hitter.” New York owes Santana $31 million as part of the six-year deal he signed before the 2008 season, and general manager Sandy Alderson said the remainder of the contract is not covered by insurance.

NBA

National Basketball Association The Associated Press All Times Mountain EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct x-New York . . . . . . . .45 26 .634 x-Brooklyn . . . . . . . . .42 31 .575 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .38 34 .528 Philadelphia . . . . . . . .30 43 .411 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .27 45 .375 Southeast Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct z-Miami . . . . . . . . . . .57 15 .792 x-Atlanta . . . . . . . . . .41 33 .554 Washington . . . . . . . .26 46 .361 Orlando . . . . . . . . . . .19 55 .257 Charlotte . . . . . . . . . .17 56 .233 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct x-Indiana . . . . . . . . . .46 27 .630 x-Chicago . . . . . . . . .39 32 .549 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .35 37 .486 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .24 49 .329 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .22 49 .310

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WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct GB x-San Antonio . . . . . .55 17 .764 — x-Memphis . . . . . . . . .49 24 .671 6 1⁄2 1 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .40 33 .548 15 ⁄2 Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 37 .493 19 1⁄2 New Orleans . . . . . . .25 48 .342 30 1⁄2 Northwest Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct GB x-Oklahoma City . . . .54 20 .730 — x-Denver . . . . . . . . . .50 24 .676 4 Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 36 .514 16 Portland . . . . . . . . . . .33 39 .458 20 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .26 46 .361 27 Pacific Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct GB x-L.A. Clippers . . . . . .49 25 .662 — Golden State . . . . . . .41 32 .562 7 1⁄2 1 L.A. Lakers . . . . . . . .37 36 .507 11 ⁄2 Sacramento . . . . . . . .27 46 .370 21 1⁄2 Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . .23 50 .315 25 1⁄2 x-clinched playoff spot z-clinched conference

Friday’s Games Orlando 97, Washington 92 Boston 118, Atlanta 107 New York 111, Charlotte 102 Philadelphia 97, Cleveland 87 Toronto 99, Detroit 82 Memphis 103, Houston 94 Minnesota 101, Oklahoma City 93 Miami 108, New Orleans 89 San Antonio 104, L.A. Clippers 102 Denver 109, Brooklyn 87 Utah 105, Portland 95 Saturday’s Games Dallas 100, Chicago 98 Atlanta 97, Orlando 88 Houston 98, L.A. Clippers 81 Memphis 99, Minnesota 86 Philadelphia 100, Charlotte 92 Oklahoma City 109, Milwaukee 99 Utah 116, Brooklyn 107 Indiana at Phoenix, 8 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Sacramento, 8 p.m. Portland at Golden State, 8:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Cleveland at New Orleans, 4 p.m. Toronto at Washington, 4 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 5 p.m. Miami at San Antonio, 5 p.m. Boston at New York, 5:30 p.m. Monday’s Games Detroit at Toronto, 5 p.m. Cleveland at Atlanta, 5:30 p.m. Orlando at Houston, 6 p.m. San Antonio at Memphis, 6 p.m. Boston at Minnesota, 6 p.m. Charlotte at Milwaukee, 6 p.m. Portland at Utah, 7 p.m. Indiana at L.A. Clippers, 8:30 p.m.

NFL

CB Brent Grimes signs with Miami Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — Cornerback Brent Grimes, who missed almost all of last season with an Achilles tendon injury, signed a one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins on Saturday. Grimes started 28 games for the Atlanta Falcons in 2010-11 but was hurt in their opener last year. He declined to predict whether he’ll be able to take part in offseason practices beginning in May. “I don’t have any restrictions right now,” he said. “I am running and everything. It’s just building up your strength and everything. That’s part of the process, but I have plenty of time. With the offseason workouts and getting everything in shape, I will be great.” Grimes is expected to start for the Dolphins, who lost Sean Smith via free agency to the Kansas City Chiefs. “I picked Miami because I think they are

TV SPORTSWATCH

TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Sunday, March 31 BOWLING 12:30 p.m. ESPN — PBA, Tournament of Champions, at Indianapolis COLLEGE BASEBALL 12:30 p.m. FSN — TCU at Texas Tech GOLF 7 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Trophee Hassan II, final round, at Agadir, Morocco 11 a.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Houston Open, final round, at Humble, Texas 1 p.m. NBC — PGA Tour, Houston Open, final round, at Humble, Texas MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. ESPN — Texas at Houston MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 12:20 p.m. CBS — NCAA Division I tournament, regional final, Michigan vs. Florida, at Arlington, Texas 2:55 p.m. CBS — NCAA Division I tournament, regional final, Louisville vs. Duke, at Indianapolis NBA BASKETBALL 5 p.m. WGN — Detroit at Chicago NHL HOCKEY 10:30 a.m. NBC — Chicago at Detroit 5:30 p.m. NBCSN — Boston at Buffalo TENNIS 9:30 a.m. CBS — ATP World Tour/WTA, Sony Open, men’s championship match,

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building something great here, and I would love to be a part of it,” Grimes said. He was undrafted and broke into the NFL with the Falcons in 2007. He has 13 career interceptions, while Smith has five in four seasons. “We are very excited that we were able to reach an agreement with Brent,” Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said. “His experience and history of play making production will add a great deal to our secondary.”

Source: QB Kolb in talks with Buffalo Bills

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The quarterback-needy Buffalo Bills have turned their attention to free-agent Kevin Kolb. A person familiar with talks said Saturday night that the Bills are close to completing a deal to sign the sixth-year player. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of discussions. ESPN.com first reported that a deal between the two sides was close. Kolb spent the past two seasons in Arizona, where injuries hampered his opportunity to prove himself as a starter. The Cardinals were left with little choice but to release Kolb on March 15 in a move that came before they were set to pay the player a $2 million roster bonus and saved the team about $7 million in salary cap space. The Bills are in no position to be choosy. They’re down to one experienced quarterback on their roster — Tarvaris Jackson — after releasing returning starter Ryan Fitzpatrick earlier this month. General manager Buddy Nix has also expressed an intention to select a quarterback high in the draft next month. The Bills are once again in rebuilding mode under rookie coach Doug Marrone, who took over in January after Chan Gailey was fired following three losing seasons. Marrone is an offensive specialist, who spent the past four seasons reviving a struggling football program at Syracuse. Kolb was being counted on by the Cardinals to become their franchise quarterback by acquiring him in a trade with Philadelphia in the summer of 2011. They then signed Kolb to a five-year, $63 million contract with $20 million guaranteed. Kolb, however, got off to a 1-6 start and had trouble adapting to coach Ken Whisenhunt’s offense. He then hurt his toe and was eventually sidelined for the rest of the season because of a concussion. Last season, Kolb helped the Cardinals get off to a 4-0 start before being sidelined for the rest of the season with torn rib cartilage. Kolb has struggled with consistency. He has completed 59.5 percent of his passes, while throwing 28 touchdowns and 25 interceptions in 34 career games.

NHL

National Hockey League The Associated Press All Times Mountain EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division . . . . . . . . . .GP W L OT Pittsburgh . . .36 28 8 0 New Jersey .35 15 11 9 N.Y. Rangers 34 16 15 3 N.Y. Islanders35 16 16 3 Philadelphia .34 14 17 3 Northeast Division . . . . . . . . . .GP W L OT Montreal . . . .34 22 7 5 Boston . . . . .33 21 8 4 Ottawa . . . . .35 19 10 6 Toronto . . . . .36 20 12 4 Buffalo . . . . .35 13 16 6 Southeast Division . . . . . . . . . .GP W L OT Winnipeg . . .36 18 16 2 Carolina . . . .33 16 15 2 Washington .34 16 17 1 Tampa Bay . .34 15 18 1 Florida . . . . .36 11 19 6

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GFGA 107 83 95 75 89 76 112100 94111 GFGA 89106 92 97 98 96 110103 88125

WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division . . . . . . . . . .GP W L OT Pts GFGA Chicago . . . .33 25 5 3 53 109 73 Detroit . . . . .34 17 12 5 39 90 85 St. Louis . . . .33 17 14 2 36 94 93 Nashville . . .35 14 14 7 35 87 96 Columbus . . .35 14 14 7 35 85 96 Northwest Division . . . . . . . . . .GP W L OT Pts GFGA Minnesota . .34 21 11 2 44 97 86 Vancouver . .34 19 9 6 44 92 86 Edmonton . . .33 13 13 7 33 83 95 Calgary . . . . .33 13 16 4 30 93114 Colorado . . .34 12 18 4 28 84108 Pacific Division . . . . . . . . . .GP W L OT Pts GFGA Anaheim . . . .34 23 7 4 50 106 88 Los Angeles .34 19 12 3 41 100 86 San Jose . . .33 16 11 6 38 82 82 Dallas . . . . . .33 16 14 3 35 92100 Phoenix . . . .34 14 15 5 33 92 98 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

Friday’s Games Tampa Bay 5, New Jersey 4, SO Dallas 5, Minnesota 3 Anaheim 2, Chicago 1 Columbus 6, Calgary 4 Saturday’s Games Washington 4, Buffalo 3, SO Minnesota 4, Los Angeles 3, SO Philadelphia 3, Boston 1

at Key Biscayne, Fla. WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 10 a.m. ESPN — NCAA Division I tournament, regional semifinal, Notre Dame vs. Kansas, at Norfolk, Va. 12:30 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Division I tournament, regional semifinal, Duke vs. Nebraska, at Norfolk, Va. 2:30 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Division I tournament, regional semifinal, Oklahoma vs. Tennessee, at Oklahoma City 5 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Division I tournament, regional semifinal, Baylor vs. Louisville, at Oklahoma City

Monday, April 1 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 11 a.m. ESPN — Boston at N.Y. Yankees 11:30 a.m. WGN — Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh 2 p.m. ESPN — San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers 5 p.m. ESPN2 — Philadelphia at Atlanta 8 p.m. ESPN2 — St. Louis at Arizona NHL HOCKEY 5:30 p.m. NBCSN — Colorado at Detroit WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5:30 p.m. ESPN — NCAA Division I tournament, regional final, Delaware-Kentucky winner vs. Connecticut-Maryland winner, at Bridgeport, Conn. 7:30 p.m. ESPN — NCAA Division I tournament, regional final, Stanford-Georgia winner vs. California-LSU winner, at Spokane, Wash.

Pittsburgh 2, N.Y. Islanders 0 Colorado 1, Nashville 0, OT Carolina 3, Winnipeg 1 Toronto 4, Ottawa 0 Montreal 3, N.Y. Rangers 0 Florida 3, New Jersey 2, OT Vancouver at Edmonton, 10 p.m. Phoenix at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Chicago at Detroit, 10:30 a.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Los Angeles at Dallas, 4 p.m. Anaheim at Columbus, 4 p.m. Boston at Buffalo, 5:30 p.m. Monday’s Games N.Y. Islanders at New Jersey, 5 p.m. Winnipeg at N.Y. Rangers, 5 p.m. Carolina at Montreal, 5:30 p.m. Colorado at Detroit, 5:30 p.m. St. Louis at Minnesota, 6 p.m. Nashville at Chicago, 6:30 p.m. Anaheim at Dallas, 6:30 p.m. Calgary at Edmonton, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at San Jose, 8:30 p.m.

PGA

PGA-Houston Open Par Scores The Associated Press Saturday At Redstone Golf Club, Tournament Course Humble, Texas Purse: $6.2 million Yardage: 7,441; Par: 72 Third Round Stewart Cink . . . . . . . . . . .71-66-68 —205 Bill Haas . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-70-67 —205 Ben Crane . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-70-67 —206 D.A. Points . . . . . . . . . . . .64-71-71 —206 Steve Wheatcroft . . . . . . .67-67-72 —206 Jason Kokrak . . . . . . . . . .66-69-71 —206 Bud Cauley . . . . . . . . . . . .68-74-65 —207 Louis Oosthuizen . . . . . . .70-72-65 —207 Lee Westwood . . . . . . . . .68-72-67 —207 Billy Horschel . . . . . . . . . .68-72-67 —207 Keegan Bradley . . . . . . . .70-70-67 —207 Kevin Chappell . . . . . . . . .70-70-67 —207 Henrik Stenson . . . . . . . . .69-70-68 —207 Angel Cabrera . . . . . . . . . .66-72-69 —207 Cameron Tringale . . . . . . .65-73-69 —207 Brian Davis . . . . . . . . . . . .67-70-71 —208 Greg Owen . . . . . . . . . . . .68-73-68 —209 John Merrick . . . . . . . . . . .68-72-69 —209 Charley Hoffman . . . . . . . .68-71-70 —209 Dustin Johnson . . . . . . . . .69-70-70 —209 Phil Mickelson . . . . . . . . . .72-71-67 —210 Chez Reavie . . . . . . . . . . .72-70-68 —210 Graham DeLaet . . . . . . . .71-71-68 —210 Josh Teater . . . . . . . . . . . .74-67-69 —210 Scott Verplank . . . . . . . . . .72-68-70 —210 John Rollins . . . . . . . . . . .65-74-71 —210 D.H. Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-71-68 — 211 James Hahn . . . . . . . . . . .74-69-68 — 211 Tim Herron . . . . . . . . . . . .69-73-69 — 211 Matt Jones . . . . . . . . . . . .68-73-70 — 211 Charles Howell III . . . . . . .69-72-70 — 211 Jeff Overton . . . . . . . . . . .67-73-71 — 211 Brendon de Jonge . . . . . .71-68-72 — 211 Steven Bowditch . . . . . . . .73-70-69 —212 Jin Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-74-69 —212 Daniel Summerhays . . . . .72-71-69 —212 Kevin Stadler . . . . . . . . . . .70-73-69 —212 Brandt Jobe . . . . . . . . . . . .69-73-70 —212 Brendan Steele . . . . . . . . .70-71-71 —212 Robert Streb . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-71 —212 Steve Stricker . . . . . . . . . .73-68-71 —212 Scott Stallings . . . . . . . . . .70-69-73 —212 Justin Leonard . . . . . . . . .71-72-70 —213 Charlie Beljan . . . . . . . . . .71-72-70 —213 Pat Perez . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-71-70 —213 Chris Kirk . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-72 —213 Aaron Baddeley . . . . . . . .70-71-72 —213 Nicholas Thompson . . . . .70-73-71 —214 Chris Stroud . . . . . . . . . . .71-72-71 —214 Cameron Percy . . . . . . . . .73-70-71 —214 Rory McIlroy . . . . . . . . . . .73-70-71 —214 David Lynn . . . . . . . . . . . .72-70-72 —214 Kelly Kraft . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-72-72 —214 Ross Fisher . . . . . . . . . . . .73-69-72 —214 Doug LaBelle II . . . . . . . . .71-71-72 —214 Nick Watney . . . . . . . . . . .71-71-72 —214 Ricky Barnes . . . . . . . . . . .73-68-73 —214 Bob Estes . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-69-74 —214 Hunter Haas . . . . . . . . . . .69-71-74 —214 Boo Weekley . . . . . . . . . . .70-69-75 —214 George Coetzee . . . . . . . .72-71-72 —215 Henrik Norlander . . . . . . . .74-68-73 —215 Gary Woodland . . . . . . . . .72-70-73 —215

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Saturday’s Sports Transactions The Associated Press BASEBALL National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with 1B Paul Goldschmidt on a fiveyear contract. FOOTBALL National Football League MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed CB Brent Grimes to a one-year contract. HOCKEY National Hockey League NHL — Suspended Tampa Bay F Nate Thompson two games for delivering an illegal check to the head of New Jersey F Matt D’Agostini during a March 29 game. BUFFALO SABRES — Traded D Jordan Leopold to the St. Louis Blues for a 2013 second-round draft pick and a conditional 2013 fifth-round draft pick. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Recalled F Jeremy Morin from Rockford (AHL). DALLAS STARS — Recalled F Toby Petersen from Texas (AHL). DETROIT RED WINGS — Traded D Kent Huskins to Philadelphia for a conditional 2014 seventh-round draft pick. ST. LOUIS BLUES— Assigned G Jake Allen to Peoria (AHL). COLLEGE UCLA — Named Steve Alford men’s basketball coach.

Women’s basketball Kentucky women hold off Delaware 69-62

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Kentucky

Sunday, March 31, 2013 coach Matthew Mitchell has his team one victory away from the school’s first Final Four. The Wildcats had to overcome an incredible effort by Elena Delle Donne to get there. Jennifer O’Neill scored 19 points and A’dia Mathies added 16 to help Kentucky hold off the Blue Hens 69-62 on Saturday in the Bridgeport regional semifinals, bringing to an end the stellar career of Delle Donne. It’s the second straight season that Kentucky (30-5) has advanced to the regional final and will play Connecticut. The topseeded Huskies beat Maryland 76-50 on Saturday in the second game. UConn beat Kentucky by 15 points last year. “When we were here last year and go back and watch those games, I think we’re more talented than the team last year,” Mitchell said. “If we play really hard and make shots, we can beat either team.” The Wildcats would love to get down to New Orleans, the site the Final Four. It’s the same city where the Kentucky men’s team won the national championship last season. “That’s something, isn’t it,” Mitchell said. “We’d love the opportunity.” Kentucky withstood a Delaware rally led by Delle Donne, who had 33 points for Delaware (32-4). The Wildcats led by 14 in the second half before the Blue Hens cut it to 62-60. But Kastine Evans calmly responded with a 3-pointer from the top of the key to make it 65-60. “She’s unbelievable in those moments,” Mitchell said. “She’s made so many of those. I was not surprised and I was elated and very happy we needed a bucket.” Jaquetta May had three chances at putbacks on the other end, but couldn’t convert and that ended any shot of the upset and finished off Delaware’s amazing season. Delle Donne ended as the fifth all-time leading scorer in NCAA history with 3,039 points. She passed former stars Cheryl Miller, Chamique Holdsclaw and Maya Moore on Saturday. Delle Donne finished short of Jackie Stiles’ all-time scoring mark of 3,393 set at Southwest Missouri State from 1998-2001. Delle Donne said she had no idea she had passed those women’s basketball greats. “I wasn’t aware of anything of that nature,” Delle Donne said. “That’s incredible and it’s definitely humbling to be amongst those names.” There’s little doubt that Delle Donne may have broken the scoring record had she not missed 22 games in her career. The 6-foot5 star who is averaging 26.6 points in her career sat out six games this season with a reoccurrence of the symptoms of Lyme disease that forced her to miss a dozen games two years ago. She did all she could to take Delaware to the regional final. Trailing by 14 early in the second half, the Blue Hens cut their deficit to 62-60 with 2:47 left on a jumper by Delle Donne that touched nearly every part of the rim before dropping in. That was as close as they could get as Evans answered with her 3-pointer. “Kastine hit the biggest shot of the game with that 3-pointer,” Delaware coach Tina Martin said. “That broke our back, giving them enough cushion at end of the game that they were able to sustain it and finish the game off.” With the game out of reach, Martin took Delle Donne out with 10 seconds left to a warm, long ovation from the crowd. “She’s so special to the University of Delaware and the state of Delaware,” Martin said. “I wanted them to have one last time to say thank you to her and the legacy she set for the program.” Delle Donne had little help in the first half as her teammates struggled from the field. The senior forward did pretty much everything she could to help keep the Blue Hens in the game. She scored 13 straight points as Delaware trailed 17-15 midway through the first half. Then Kentucky took over scoring the next 10 points. Bria Goss got the run started with a jumper and capped it with a layup that made it 27-17. The teams then traded baskets the rest of the half with O’Neill hitting a 3-pointer just before the halftime buzzer to make it 41-27. It was the third straight NCAA game that the Blue Hens trailed at the half. They were able to rally against West Virginia and North Carolina at home and tried their best to pull off another, but the Blue Hens fell just short. Lauren Carra had a big second half and finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds to provide a second offensive threat for the Blue Hens. Delaware, which had never made it past the second round before this season, played its first two games at home in front of a raucous crowd that included Vice President Joe Biden. While Biden didn’t make it up to the game Saturday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie did. He graduated from Delaware where he met his wife Mary Pat. Christie was wearing a yellow Delaware fleece and took pictures and signed ticket stubs for fans. The game was originally planned for the governor’s state. Trenton was to host the regional until the NCAA moved it in November, citing a new law that allowed gambling on college sports in New Jersey. The late switch didn’t seem to impact ticket sales, as Saturday’s session was sold out with nearly 8,600 fans in attendance. The two teams had only played once before, with Delaware winning 86-70 in 2006.

UConn women run past Maryland 76-50

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s youngest players have the Huskies back in an old and familiar spot. Freshmen Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson and Morgan Tuck combined for 35 points as UConn (32-4) advanced to their eighth straight regional final with a 76-50 blowout over Maryland on Saturday. “I think we were 16 for 28 from the floor, our freshmen,” UConn coach Geno Auriemma said. “One turnover between the three of them. I thought they were the key to the game today for sure.” Stewart and sophomore Kaleena

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Mosqueda-Lewis each had 17 points to lead the Huskies. Stewart also had eight rebounds and four blocked shots. Jefferson made several key defensive stops and her two fast-break layups capped a 9-0 run to start the second half, giving UConn a 44-26 lead and control of the game. “We got in a nice offensive flow,” she said. “Once the transition game came, then the offensive flow was right there.” Her layup midway through the half stretched the lead to 60-38. She finished with 10 points and Tuck had eight as the Huskies bench outscored Maryland’s 25-0. “They didn’t play like freshmen at all,” center Stefanie Dolson said. “They came out confident and ready to play. They knew what they needed to do for our team and what they can do.” Two-time ACC player of the year Alyssa Thomas, who had scored 29 and 28 points in the team’s first two tournament games, was held to 13 for Maryland, which finished its season at 26-8. Tianna Hawkins and Chloe Pavlech each had 11 points for the Terps. Maryland trailed 35-26 at the half and went scoreless for the first 3 minutes after intermission allowing UConn to blow the game open. “I thought we’d come out of the locker room with a lot more energy,” Maryland coach Brenda Frese said. “They came with a knockout punch in the second half.” The Huskies will play Kentucky on Monday night in a rematch of last year’s regional final, which was played just over 100 miles away in Kingston, R.I. UConn won that game 80-65. The Wildcats beat Delaware 69-62 earlier Saturday. Connecticut will be playing in a regional final for the 19th time. The Huskies have made five consecutive trips to the Final Four and are seeking their eighth national title. It was the second win over Maryland this season for UConn. The Huskies won by 15 points in the Jimmy V Classic in December. Thomas had just six points in that game, and the Huskies held the Terps to just 48 points, their lowest output this season. They also were outrebounded 39-35, one of just five times that happened this season. Maryland came into the game ranked second in the nation in rebounding margin, grabbing more than 14 more boards per game than its opponents. The Terps had outrebounded opponents in 32 of their first 33 games. But UConn won that battle this time around 41-36. “We were really looking forward to getting back on the court,” Stewart said. “We knew Maryland was very physical and we just wanted to come out and disrupt them defensively.” Maryland hit just seven of its first 23 shots, but was 4 of 7 from 3-point range during that span, and trailed just 23-20 midway through the first half. But 3-pointers from Bria Hartley and Kelly Faris pushed the lead to nine, and started a 12-1 run. The Huskies looked as if they were about to extend that further, when Faris drove to the basket and appeared to take a hard foul. But there was no whistle, infuriating coach Geno Auriemma, who received a technical foul. Thomas made one of two foul shots, then hit a jump shot that cut the lead to nine 35-26 at halftime. UConn is 44-4 in NCAA tournament games played in the state and 8-1 in Bridgeport. UConn’s lone blemish came against Duke in 2006 in the regional final. Maryland was in its 10th regional semifinal and looking to make back-to-back trips to the regional final despite losing three players this season to ACL injuries, including the expected starting backcourt, guards Brene Moseley and Laurin Mincy. “Next year we’ll have plenty of numbers, a full roster,” Thomas said. “Not to take away from this season, but looking forward to next season, we’re going to be a tough team to stop next year.”

Georgia women rally to beat Stanford 61-59

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Jasmine Hassell scored six of her 13 points in the final 3 minutes and fourth-seeded Georgia beat top-seeded Stanford 61-59 on Saturday night to reach the NCAA women's regional finals for the first time since 2004. Georgia overcame three major scoring droughts, including falling behind 9-0, to oust the No. 1 seed from the Spokane Regional and end Stanford's hopes of reaching the Final Four for the sixth straight year. Jasmine James led Georgia (28-6) with 16 points, including a pair of free throws with 23.5 seconds left that gave the Lady Bulldogs a 60-56 lead. It's the 11th trip to the regional finals for coach Andy Landers in his long tenure at Georgia. Chiney Ogwumike led Stanford (33-3) with 26 points, but was held to eight points in the second half. She also had 12 rebounds. Tiaria Griffin scored 13 points, and Shacobia Barbee added nine as the Lady Bulldogs turned in another superb defensive effort to stymie Stanford and ruin any hopes of a Pac-12 showdown with No. 2 seed California in the regional final. Georgia will play for a trip to the Final Four on Monday night against either the Golden Bears or No. 6 seed LSU. Georgia has not made the Final Four since 1999. Georgia reached the round of 16 in 2005-07 and 2010-11, only to get ousted at that stage each time, including a 73-36 loss to Stanford in 2010. Amber Orrange added 17 points for Stanford, but was only 7 of 24 from the field. The Cardinal shot 29 percent in the second half and struggled to find open looks for Ogwumike, who was dominant with 18 points in the first half. Ogwumike simply didn't have enough of a supporting cast. Second-leading scorer Joslyn Tinkle struggled with foul trouble in the first half and went more than 35 minutes of game time without scoring. She finished with five points.


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don’t come around every day.” Guerrero said Alford is “the perfect fit for UCLA” because he connects with a new generation of players and brings an up-tempo and team-oriented style of play to Westwood. “He’s ready for this stage,” Guerrero said. Alford’s deal with New Mexico, scheduled to take effect on April 1, was worth more than $20 million over 10 years. Guerrero said Alford is responsible for a buyout of his agreement in Albuquerque, but that UCLA would work out the details. Both Alford and New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs said they didn’t know how much the buyout was worth. Alford, who is 48, succeeds Ben Howland, who was fired last weekend after 10 years and a 233-107 record that included three

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consecutive Final Four appearances and four Pac12 titles. The Bruins were 25-10 this season, which ended with a 20-point loss to Minnesota in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Alford led New Mexico to a 29-6 record this season that included the Mountain West regular-season and tournament titles. But the Lobos were upset by Harvard in the second round of the NCAAs shortly after Alford’s new contract had been announced. Alford had a 155-52 record in six years at New Mexico, with the Lobos making three trips to the NCAA tournament. He was selected Mountain West coach of the year three times. “I’m about building programs, not teams, not seasons,” Alford said. “UCLA doesn’t just want one winning season, UCLA wants a basketball program that is going to breed consistent excellence. “I’ve always tried to do things with excellence. When you think of UCLA in

No. 3 and No. 4 pitchers out there, I thought they did a pretty good job.” Capitan raced out to an early lead, plating a run on two hits to take a 1-0 lead, but the Warriors responded when Jacob Moody scored after the T igers’ Mikey Hamm mishandled a Tyler Raines single. In the top of the second, Capitan had a chance to blow the game open, but the

appeared ready to coast to a victory, adding one run in the second, fourth and fifth innings. Through six innings, Austin Rader (four innings) and Cody French (two innings) had held Artesia without a hit, but, in the top of the seventh, the wheels fell off. Artesia scored eight runs on six walks and four hits, which set the table for Weathers’ heroics in the home half of the seventh. With one out, Brad Blackwell singled and advanced to third on a Mark McCool single. Following a McCool steal, the Bulldogs loaded the bases by intentionally walking Christian Wentland. That proved to be a mistake, as Weathers drove in Blackwell with a single up the middle. Weathers finished the game 3 for 4, while Blackwell also collected three hits and was named to the alltournament team. Chase Hubbard, Adam Brown, French and Rader

six stolen bases; four pitchers; three hits; three errors; three men left on base. “(Texico) struggled and we took advantage of it,” Ward said. “I’m a very aggressive coach when it comes to base running. I demand perfection and I thought we did great.” NMMI being patient at the plate was a big part of it as well. “We talk about being disciplined at the plate; know your strike zone and know when you need to swing. ... I was very proud of that,” Ward said. The Colts posted two insurance runs in the fourth to stretch the lead to 12-0. The only intriguing part of the fifth was whether Caleb Saiz was going to polish off a no-hit performance. Texico’s Jarron Hill shut down hopes of that with a single into center. Gary Doolittle followed with another single. “As a team, we’re hoping for him to get the no-hitter. But, you have to give Texico credit. That boy is a slap hitter at leadoff. He did his job,” Ward said. Saiz, who won the tournament MVP award, struck out the next batter before allowing a walk to load the bases. He then induced a fly out to center for the game’s final out. “He’s a gamer. ... I’ll take Caleb Saiz over anyone in the state. That’s just the facts,” said Ward about his ace. “He’s been in the big games at state. With him on the mound, you like your

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when he talked to Alford on Saturday morning that his mind was made up, and although he’s disappointed, he said he respected the decision. Krebs said it was like a “bomb dropped in the room” when Alford told his players he was leaving. “This is a very emotional time,” Krebs said. “There is no good way to break the news to the young men in the program. ... There’s a lot of raw emotion right now.” Alford said, “That’s not easy to look those young men in the face, but I think they understand. The reason they understand is it’s UCLA. If it was anywhere else, this is not a decision that would have been made.” Lobos senior center Alex Kirk said, “Nobody would say no to UCLA. That’s crazy.” Guerrero had said he wanted a coach who would help boost season ticket sales. The Bruins had just a few sellouts at newly renovated Pauley Pavilion this season.

chances.” At the plate, Saiz helped his own cause by going 2 for 3, including a two-run inside-the-park home run, with two runs scored and three RBIs. Haden Maloney (two RBIs) and Caleb Taylor (1 for 3, two runs scored) joined Saiz on the all-tournament team for the Colts. T exico’s Carlos Silva took the loss after allowing four runs on four hits in 2 1/3 innings. The title was the eighth won by NMMI in the 19year history of the event. Santa Teresa (1998 and 2000) and Eunice (1999 and 2010) are the only other teams to have won the title more than once. “Let me give kudos and props to everybody who was involved with this tournament; the Sertoma Club ... NMMI and the staff ... the parents,” Ward said after the trophy ceremony. “I just want to give props to anyone who was involved.” kjkeller@rdrnews.com

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“I think the UCLA family will embrace him. I think he’ll be able to hit on all cylinders,” Guerrero said. “He’ll be able to energize the fan base in so many ways. Look at New Mexico, they get 15,000 a game. It’s madness there.” Alford is known for his up-tempo coaching style, which should suit Bruins fans turned off by Howland’s grind-it-out defensive emphasis. “We do like to score points, we like transition, we like to get up and down the floor,” he said, while noting that defense wins championships. “Ultimately, it’s about the product — are they good young men of character and integrity?” Alford called recruiting in fertile Southern California “of the utmost importance.” He had players from the region on his New Mexico roster, including Kendall Williams, who became Mountain West player of the year. “I will hit the ground running,” he said, noting the respect he has for high

third with a single and advanced to second on a stolen base. Two wild pitches later, Whipple scored to make it a 3-1 lead. Following a walk and bunt single, Tracker Bowen ripped an RBI double to right center that pushed the Tiger lead to three. Capitan plated one more run in the third to make it 5-1 and, after the Warriors got a run back in the home half of the inning, the Tigers put the game out of reach with five runs in the fourth. After his Warriors finished the tournament 1-2, Rapp said that he felt his team

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every regard, you see the word excellence.” Expectations have always been high in Westwood since Wooden’s era. The Bruins own a record 11 national championships, but have won just one — in 1995 under Jim Harrick — since Wooden retired. “Nobody understands pressure any more than I do. I’ve been under pressure since I was 16,” said Alford, whose high school gym in New Castle, Ind., seats 10,000 and frequently sold out when he was there. “You’re not going to find anybody more competitive than I am.” Guerrero said, “He’s not the kind of guy that will shy away from what UCLA basketball is all about.” The Lobos didn’t just lose Alford, they also won’t have his son, Bryce, on their roster next season. Alford said his highly touted son would follow him to Westwood, continuing a tradition that Alford first established when he played under his father at New Castle Chrysler High. Krebs said it was clear

Warriors were able to get out of the inning relatively unscathed. The Tigers loaded the bases with no outs after a single, error and walk, but Gateway’s Chris Bonham responded by getting Bo Wall to pop out to second and striking out Rual Villegas. Capitan was able to make it 2-1 when Bonham walked Ruben Mendoza, but the sophomore pitcher was able to prevent further damage by forcing a groundout to end the threat. The third time proved to be the charm for the Tigers, however. Dreamer Whipple started the Capitan

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Dexter 18, Santa Rosa 4, 5 inn. Dexter took home third place at the Colt Classic on Saturday with a beatdown of Santa Rosa. After Santa Rosa took a 2-0 with a pair of runs in the bottom of the first, the Demons responded with two of its own in the top of the second. Dexter took the lead for good in the third after Ramiro Robles scored a single from Jacob Sanchez, making it 3-2. The Demons added three more runs in the third to take a 6-2 lead and plated four runs in the fourth and eighth in the fifth to close out the mercy-rule victory. Edgar Munoz paced the Demon offense with two hits and 4 RBIs, while Jacob Sanchez struck out five in five innings of work to get the win. Munoz and Sanchez were named to the all-tournament team for Dexter.

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NMMI 11-8, El Paso 9-7 EL PASO — NMMI improved to 4-12 in WJCAC play

school coaches was formed through his father. Alford’s other head coaching stints were at Iowa (2000-07), Missouri State (1996-99) and Manchester College (1992-95) in Indiana. Alford is famous in the Hoosier state, where he starred at Indiana University from 1984-87 under coach Bob Knight. The Hoosiers won the national championship in his senior year. He also played on the gold medal-winning 1984 U.S. Olympic basketball team in Los Angeles as a college sophomore. Knight coached that team. Alford said he put in a call to his former coach about taking the UCLA job. Alford was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in 1987 and played four years in the NBA before starting his head coaching career at tiny Division III Manchester. As a high school senior, Alford averaged 37.7 points and was Indiana Mr. Basketball. Besides Bryce, Alford and his wife, Tanya, have a son, Kory, and a daughter, Kayla.

proved they can compete. “We played the Institute the first game and they are tough,” he said. “We wilted a little against them, but what I liked the last two days is we battled back better than we did against the Institute. I think we showed that we can compete with these teams.” Tyler Raines finished the game with two hits, while Moody had the Warriors’ (3-3) other base knock. Moody was named to the all-tournament team and the Warriors were named the winners of the Sportsmanship Award. l.foster@rdrnews.com

with a pair of comeback wins over El Paso on Saturday. In the first game, the Tejanos led 2-0 after two innings, but the Broncos responded with a run in the third and six more in the fourth. After El Paso cut the lead to 7-5 with three runs in the fifth, NMMI (12-22) answered with four runs in the top of the sixth to reclaim momentum. Caleb Mitchell, Correy Davis, Niovel Ruiz and Alonzo Martinez each had two hits for the Broncos in Game 1, while Jacob Gomez pitched five innings to pick up the win. In the nightcap, El Paso seemed to have the game in hand after carrying a 7-1 lead into the eighth inning, but NMMI wasn’t out of it yet. Davis smacked a three-run homer in the eighth inning to make it a 7-4 game and, after holding the Tejanos scoreless in the home half of the eighth, the Broncos plated four runs in the top of the ninth to take an 8-7 lead. After coming in to get the last out of the eighth inning, NMMI’s Edwin Suarez struck out the side in the ninth inning to close out the win. Mitchell led NMMI in Game 2 with three hits, while Tyler Gibson went 2 for 4 for the Broncos.

Nowitzki lifts Mavericks past Bulls 100-98 DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki said the ball felt flat coming out of his hand. It turned out to be the perfect trajectory for the Dallas Mavericks. Nowitzki hit a 3-pointer with 2.9 seconds left and the Mavericks rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 10098 on Saturday. “This game was kind of like the story of our season,” said Nowitzki, who finished with a season-high 35 points. “Every time someone writes us off, we find a way to come back.” The Mavericks trailed by 12 in the fourth quarter, but Nowitzki scored Dallas’ last eight points in a 15-1 run over the final 3½ minutes of the game. After Jimmy Butler missed two free throws with 15.9 seconds remaining, Vince Carter drove down the lane and kicked a pass out to

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Nowitzki, who stepped into a 3pointer with Luol Deng running at him. Nowitzki raised both hands in the air and yelled as he headed toward the Dallas bench. Chicago’s Nate Robinson then missed a jumper at the buzzer that would have tied it. “It didn’t feel great,” Nowitzki said. Dallas (36-37) crept within a game of the Los Angeles Lakers and the Utah Jazz for the final playoff spot in the West. The Jazz hosted Brooklyn on Saturday night and the Lakers were at Sacramento. The Mavericks, who bounced back from a 25-point loss to Indiana, open a four-game road trip against the Lakers on Tuesday night. “All these are must win for us,” Dallas center Brandan Wright said. “We couldn’t afford to lose two in a row.”

Robinson scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth in Chicago’s first game since ending the Miami Heat's 27-game winning streak. The reserve guard made all seven of his 3-point attempts. Carlos Boozer and Deng also had 25 points for the Bulls, who hit a season-high 12 3-pointers. “This was definitely a tough loss,” Chicago guard Kirk Hinrich said. “We just didn’t finish it out. They have a lot of guys with lots of experience and I give them credit.” The Mavericks trailed 97-85 after Deng hit the Bulls’ sixth 3-pointer of the final period. Nowitzki made a 3 to cut Dallas’ deficit to 97-95 with 53.9 seconds left. The Bulls, who missed three of four foul shots in the final minute, got a free throw from Boozer with 41.2 seconds remaining.


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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski and Rick Pitino are finally doing an encore. For the first time since their teams played perhaps the greatest game in the history of the NCAA tournament, Krzyzewski and Pitino will meet in the NCAA tournament Sunday when top-seeded Louisville faces Duke. In the regional finals, no less. Never mind that few of their current players were even born in 1992. Or that Pitino is no longer at Kentucky, having switched sides in the state’s civil war after his brief trip to Boston and the NBA ended badly. Krzyzewski and Pitino are forever linked by that one game in Philadelphia, immortalized by Christian Laettner’s impr obable shot. “It’s one of those moments in time that helped define our sport,” Krzyzewski said Saturday. “When I’ve talked to Rick about it, we r ealize we were the lucky guys. We had different roles at that time, but we wer e both lucky to be there.” Said Pitino, “It was like being in Carnegie Hall and seeing the best musician or the best singer. Just sitting there in amazement of what they were doing out on the basketball court.” Krzyzewski and Pitino ar e two of the finest coaches of their generation, with five NCAA titles and 1,618 victories between them. Yet for all of their success, and for as good a friends as they are, Krzyzewski and Pitino rarely play each other. When Louisville (32-5) and Duke (30-5) played in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in November — Duke won — it was the first time Krzyzewski and Pitino had played each other since ‘92. Sunday’s game will be their third meeting ever. “That’s why we got them in the conference. Got to start doing this a little bit more,” Krzyzewski joked, referring to Louisville’s upcoming move to the ACC. But almost nothing could top that first meeting between them. The Blue Devils, led by Laettner and Grant Hill, were defending national champions in 1992. Kentucky was on the rise again after two years on probation. When they met in the old Spectrum for

the East Region finals, it was a showdown of the 1 and 2 seeds, a game worthy of a national championship. “It was such a highscoring game with so much perfection in the way players passed and shot the ball. That’s what made it stand the test of time,” Pitino said. “It was a game where two coaches could sit back and watch great players perform at the highest level.” After coming from 10 down in regulation, Kentucky appeared to have the game won when Sean Wo o d s m a d e a r u n n i n g bank shot in the lane with 2.5 seconds left in overtime. Duke called a timeout, and gave the ball to Grant Hill to inbound. The Wildcats knew the ball was going to Laettner, a 6-foot-11 center who’d made a buzzer -beater against Connecticut in the regional finals two years earlier. But without Jamal Mashbur n —he’d fouled out — Pitino pulled John Pelphrey and Deron Feldhaus aside and war ned them not to foul. “I said, ‘Whatever you do, don’t foul him. He hasn’t missed a shot,’” Pitino recalled. “I shouldn’t have done that. That was the mistake I made. I should have said, ‘Whatever you do, bat down the ball. I don’t care what the contact is, go for the basketball.’ “You saw my guys freeze a little bit.” As anyone who’s ever watched the NCAA tournament in the last 21 years knows, Hill threw a strike from the far baseline and found Laettner at the foul line with his back to the basket. Laettner faked right, spun to his left and his 15-footer hit nothing but net as the buzzer sounded. “I don’t think you can realize the significance at that time,” Krzyzewski said. “I will always remember the stark difference in emotion. Because, right in front of me, Richie Farmer collapsed. I see our guys jump and I see him fall. And r eally, I was mor e taken by Richie. I understood by looking at him ... just how tough that was.” It was agonizing for the first 24 hours, Pitino said. But when he popped a tape of the game in the next day, he saw it in a different light. “I just sat back and said, ‘Darn, that was some

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Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski smiles as he talks to reporters during a news conference, Saturday in Indianapolis.

hell of a basketball game,’” he said. “I got the guys together and I said, ‘Man, that was a great game.’ Really was a great game, especially playing without Mash.” Duke would go on to win its second straight title, beating Michigan in the final. Kentucky would complete its revival four years later when the Wildcats beat Syracuse for their sixth NCAA title and first since 1978. But it is that game that everyone remembers, and the years have done nothing to diminish it. Clips of the play are on r epeat thr oughout the tour nament each year. And as the NCAA celebrates 75 years of March Madness this year, the Laettner play has been among the highlights. “I do think about it often,” Pitino said. “Not from a revenge standpoint, but as a great game that I was happy to be part of. “To me, it’s one of the best losses I’ve ever had,” he said. “A bad loss is where your guys play terrible, you don’t play. It was a great loss because my guys played almost a perfect game and we just had the wrong ending for us. But it was one of the greatest basketball games ever played because it was so high-power ed with great play. One great play after another. That was fun to be part of.”

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Trey Burke was a 16-month-old toddler the last time Michigan was still playing this late in the NCAA tournament. That regional final 19 years ago, a loss that ended the Fab Five era, was played in a building that no longer exists. Where Reunion Arena once stood near downtown Dallas is now a vacant lot about 20 minutes from where the Wolverines finally get another chance to get back to the Final Four. “It’s definitely crazy,” Burke said Saturday. “Just to get this program moving back in the right direction means a lot to us.” No. 4 seed Michigan (29-7) plays SEC regular -season champion and No. 3 seed Florida (29-7) for the South Regional title on the raised court at ultramodern Cowboys Stadium on Sunday. The Wolverines advanced largely because of Burke, the sophomore and Big Ten player of the year who scored 23 points — all after halftime — as they overcame a 14-point deficit against top seed Kansas. They forced overtime when Burke hit a long game-tying 3-pointer with 4.2 seconds left in regulation and won 87-85 in overtime. “Yeah, I was surprised at how far I was,” Burke admitted after seeing multiple replays of the shot that may just become known as the Fab 3. Burke also had 10 assists, making him the first player to have 20 points and 10 assists in the NCAA round of 16 since 1997. The last to do it? A Providence player known as “Billy The Kid” — aka Florida coach Billy Donovan, who will be on the opposite bench when his Gators play in their third consecutive regional final. “It’s funny, my wife says to me this morning, she asked me the same question, she said, ‘Who was the player?’,” said Donovan, admitting that he already knew and remembered his numbers (26 points, 10 assists vs. Alabama). “And I

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said Magic Johnson. And she said, ‘No, you.’ I said I’m glad I’m comparing myself to Magic Johnson, that’s great.” Florida has been to this point each of the last two years, but they haven’t been further since winning consecutive national championships under Donovan in 2006 and 2007. In both of those regional final losses — to Louisville last year and in overtime to Butler in 2011 — the Gators had 11point leads in the second half. This is now the last chance for fourth-year Florida seniors Kenny Boynton and Erik Murphy to get a title of their own. “Game to game, it’s a different feeling,” Boynton said. “You think about it before the game. Once the game starts, you try to do everything in your control individually and as a team to change the outcome. Up to this point, our team does a great job preparing the right way.” After falling behind 15-4 early against Florida Gulf Coast, the high-flying No. 15 seed everybody knows now after an unprecedented run to the NCAA round of 16, the Gators recovered with a 16-0 run late in the first half to go ahead to stay in a 62-50 victory. While Florida is loaded with seniors and NCAA tournament experience, the Wolverines have three freshmen in their starting lineup. Junior guard Tim Hardaway Jr., one of three sons of former NBA players on Michigan’s roster, is the only starter older than Burke. All that youth never kept them from starting the season with the goal of competing for a national championship. “A lot of people doubted us, a lot of people thought we were too young, not tough enough. And I think we’ve proved people wrong over the last couple of weeks,” Burke said. “I think we understood we have what it takes to be a young team that can go far in this tournament. ... Being young isn’t an excuse.”


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Jerry Don Cullins

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Jerry Don Cullins, 68, of Roswell, who passed away at Lovelace Heart Hospital on March 26, 2013, with the love of his life by his side. The Rev. Richard Smith will officiate with interment to follow in South Park Cemetery. Jerry was born Aug. 28, 1944, in Roswell, to Luther Cullins and Myrtia Williams Cullins. On March 8, 1965, Jerry married Barbara Whitworth in Roswell. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years; three children, Jacob Cullins, of Roswell, Jimmy Cullins, of Las Cruces, and Vanessa Luiz and her husband Joe, of Hagerman; grandchildren, Shelby Luiz, Garrett Luiz, John-Riley Luiz, Justin Cullins, of Roswell, and Kyle Cullins, of Albuquerque; brothers, Luther J. Cullins and Sonny Cullins and his wife Bonnie, of Weatherford, Texas; sisters, Penny Werner and her husband Robert, of Hawthorne, Calif., and Fay Thrasher and her husband Reg, of Santa Paula, Calif.; brother -in-law Wesley Whitworth and his wife Modesta; sister -in-law Angline Carroll and her husband Roy; mother -inlaw Velma Ricciardi; numerous niece and nephews and best friend Glenn Barnett. He was predeceased by his parents; brother Leon Cullins; and sisters, Dean Daugherty and Joyce Sartin. Jerry was raised on the family farm in Roswell. In April 1962, when he was 18, he joined the Ar my. Jerry was a rancher most of his life. In 1989, he went into construction, where he was a heavy equipment operator. He retired in 2003. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved the outdoors and spending time with his grandchildren, who loved him so much. Jerry loved 4-wheeling, bowling and barbeques with family and friends. Jerry was a great husband, dad, Papa and friend. He was always there no matter what. His

favorite times of the year were Christmas, Easter and hunting season. Pallbearers will be Jake Cullins, Joe Luiz, Glenn Barnett, Roy Carroll, Mike Gallagher, Terry Gallagher, Kelly Leslie and Billy Ricciard. Honorary pallbearers are his five grandchildren, Sonny Cullins, Wesley Whitworth, Austin Carroll, ZT Lyles, Daniel Martinez, Eric Martinez, Tommy Barnett and Kyle Barnett. Condolences maybe offered online at lagronefuneralchapels.com. Arrangements are under the personal directions of the professionals at LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Frank A. Jimenez Jr.

Frank A. Jimenez Jr., 63, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family on Friday, March 29, 2013, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Frank was a devoted loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, son-in-law, uncle and friend to many people and he will be greatly missed. Frank’s greatest pleasure in life was spending time with his family. He loved fishing, watching golf and football, having family get-togethers, having dart tournaments, but above all spoiling his grandchildren. He was the heart and soul of his family, and the person everyone came to for guidance, comfort, support and most of all love. He was a kind and gentle man who would do anything to care for his family and make sure they were happy. Our fondest memories with our Dad are hanging out and swimming at the Pecos River, fish frys, 3wheeling, camping, playing darts and horseshoes, fishing, and all of our family holidays spent together. On Aug. 15, 1949, Frank was born to Frank Sr. and Prestinia Jimenez, in Roswell. He attended St. John’s Catholic School and was an altar boy for the church. On June 9, 1969, he married the love of his life Elvira, shortly before his deployment to serve his country in the Navy. They spent the next 40 years together. During this time they had four children, and in 1981 chose to call Dex-

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ter their home. Frank started his profession as a meat cutter shortly after his service in the Navy. He worked in this profession for 20-plus years. In the late 1980s he started on a new venture and became employed at Christmas by Krebs as a paint room supervisor, where he worked for 20-plus more years until his retirement in 2010. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Elvira Jimenez; and his parents Frank A. Jimenez Sr. and Prestinia Richardson Jimenez. Frank is survived by his daughters, Nancy Colby and husband Chris, of Dexter, Monica Weusi and husband Akram, of Harker Heights, Texas, and Rebecca Ginanni and husband Clifford, of Lubbock; his son Frank A. Jimenez III and wife Champagne, of Hobbs; his grandchildren, David, Briana, Jonathon, Christopher “Spike,” Haley, Emily, Erin, Anisah, Fidencio and Angelo; his fatherin-law and mother-in-law Abselin and Maria Lucero, of Roswell; sisters-in-law, Lupe Mendoza, of Roswell, and Cecilia Gomez and husband Tommy, of Dexter; his brothers, Balois Richardson, Gilbert Richardson, Bartolo Jimenez and Er nest Jimenez; sisters, JoAnn Sanchez, Cecilia Sanchez and Rosemary Smith; and many loved nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins. The family would like to thank Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, the physicians and staff, with special thanks to Dr. Asif Muhammad, and the nursing staff, Rosa, Jose and Alberto for the caring and compassion for our father during his stay. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 1, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home, with Deacon Ernesto Martinez officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Roswell Veterans Honor Guard. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online registry book at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory. I Am Free Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free I am following the path God laid for me. I took His hand when I heard Him call, I turned my back and left it all. I could not stay another day to laugh, to love, to work or play. Tasks left undone must

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stay that way. I found that peace at the close of the day. If my parting has left a void, Then fill it with remembered joy. A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss Ah, these things I, too, will miss. Be not burdened with time of sorrow, I wish for you the sunshine of tomorrow. My Life’s been full; I savored much. Good friends, good times, a loved one touched. Perhaps my time seemed all too brief Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief. Lift up your heart and share with me. God wanted me now; He set me free.

Wanda Jean McDaniel

Wanda Jean Napier McDaniel was born July 15, 1938, in Alamogordo, and grew up in the Sacramento Mountains. Wanda attended school in Weed, until the family moved to Alamogordo in the late 1940s. She graduated from Alamogordo High School in 1956. Wanda was Otero County Fair Queen in 1957. She worked for the Alamogordo City Police Department as their first meter maid. It was during this time she met the love of her life J.D. McDaniel. They were married Dec. 25, 1957, at her parents’ home. The caption on their engagement

Roswell Daily Record announcement was, “Writing a ticket for life.” J.D. also worked for the Alamogordo Police Department as their first motorcycle cop. They were married for 49 years at the time of J.D.’s passing. They moved to Vaughn, in December 1957, where they owned and operated a Texaco Service station and motel. Wanda also sold New Mexico license plates and drove a school bus for the Vaughn schools. In 1960, they bought J.D.’s dad’s Gulf Service station and operated it until J.D.’s retirement. In the mid-1960s, she went to work for the U.S. Postal Service as a relief clerk. In 1969, she was hired as a full-time clerk at the East Vaughn post office, where she remained until it closed. At that time she transferred to the West Vaughn post of fice. She also worked in the Encino post office until she became the postmaster of the Vaughn post office, Feb. 19, 1983, where she worked until her retirement on January 4, 2002. Wanda was a member of Rowena Chapter No. 36, Order of the Eastern Star, and served as Worthy Matron in 1965. She also played on several women’s softball teams and was a heck of a pitcher! Wanda loved to dance, go to the lake on weekends and holidays and go on coyote hunts. Her kids remember her wild driving during those hunts! She found a new hobby in the last few years, going to gamble at the casino in Mescalero with her sisters. Those preceding her in death were her loving husband of 49 years J.D. McDaniel; her parents James and Nina George; and her sister Darleene Newby. Survivors include her daughter Hope Babek (Scott), of the family home; her son Dallas McDaniel (Sandy), of Roswell; grandchildren, Desiree Babek

and fiancé Jason McLaughlin, of Alamogordo, Jordan Babek, of Las Cruces, and John McDaniel and Mesha McDaniel, both of Roswell; great-grandchildren, Kaylee Chacon and Collin McLaughlin, both of Alamogordo; her sisters, Nora Flowers, of Roswell, Josie Gowen of Capitan, Sue Del Curto, of Edgewood, Jackie Monroe of Texas, and Terry Hill, of Tularosa; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be John McDaniel, Robert Flowers, Dante Del Curto, T ravis Johnson, Dominic Perez and Steve Mulkey. Honorary pallbearers are Dallas McDaniel, Scott Babek, Joe M. Vicente, Bob H. Byrd Sr. and Guy Wayne Horney. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Rick Hale officiating. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery. The family would like to thank Vista Care Hospice for their wonderful caring help. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online registry book at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Dorothy Little

Services are pending for Dorothy Little, 86, of Roswell, at AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory. She passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013.

Janis I. Waldroop

Janis I. Waldroop, 81, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory. See OBITUARIES, Page B7


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End of the line for Roadrunner supercomputer Roswell Daily Record

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — It’s the end of the line for Roadrunner, a first-of-itskind collection of processors that once reigned as the world’s fastest supercomputer. The $121 million supercomputer, housed at one of the nation’s premier nuclear weapons research laboratories in northern New Mexico, will be decommissioned Sunday. The reason? The world of supercomputing is evolving and Roadrunner has been replaced with something smaller, faster, more energy efficient and cheaper. Still, of ficials at Los Alamos National Laboratory say it’s among the 25 fastest supercomputers in the world. “Roadrunner got everyone thinking in new ways about how to build and use a supercomputer,” said

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Court upholds conviction CLOVIS (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of a Roswell man who was sentenced to life in prison plus 18 years for the slaying of a truck driver in Clovis. The court announced this week that it had rejected the appeal Brandon Barela. Barela was sentenced in 2010 after being convicted of first-degree murder, kidnapping, armed robbery and tampering with evidence in the killing of 51year -old Ron Hittson of Tucumcari. A body was found in a ditch in the Clovis area on April 2, 2009, but authorities say it was unrecognizable due to severe injuries. An autopsy later determined it was Hittson. An investigation found that Barela stole $300 from Hittson, then beat

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Robert Seaman

Memorial services will be held for Robert Seaman, 72, of Roswell, at 2 p.m., Monday, April 1, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Brent Allender officiating. Bob passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer. Visitation will be Monday, April 1, 2013

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Gary Grider, who works in the lab’s high performance computing division. “Specialized processors are being included in new ways on new systems and being used in novel ways. Our demonstration with Roadrunner caused everyone to pay attention.” In 2008, Roadrunner was first to break the elusive petaflop barrier by processing just over a quadrillion mathematical calculations per second. Los Alamos teamed up with IBM to build Roadrunner from commercially available parts. They ended up with 278 refrigerator size racks filled with two different types of processors, all linked together by 55 miles of fiber optic cable. It took nearly two dozen tractor-trailer trucks to deliver the supercomputer from New York to north-

ern New Mexico. The supercomputer has been used over the last five years to model viruses and unseen parts of the universe, to better understand lasers and for nuclear weapons work. That includes simulations aimed at ensuring the safety and reliability of the nation’s aging arsenal. As part of the U.S. nuclear stockpile stewardship program, researchers used Roadrunner’s highspeed calculation capabilities to unravel some of the mysteries of energy flow in weapons. Los Alamos has been helping pioneer novel computer systems for decades. In 1976, the lab helped with the development of the Cray-1. In 1993, the lab held the fastest supercomputer title with the Thinking Machine CM-5.

“And to think of where we’re going to be in the next 10 to 15 years, it’s just mindboggling,” said lab spokesman Kevin Roark. Right now, Los Alamos — along with scientists at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque and Lawrence Liver more National Laboratory in California — is using a supercomputer dubbed Cielo. Installed in 2010, it’s slightly faster than Roadrunner, takes up less space and came in at just under $54 million. Roark said in the next 10 to 20 years, it’s expected that the world’s supercomputers will be capable of breaking the exascale barrier, or one quintillion calculations per second. There will be no ceremony when Roadrunner is switched off Sunday, but

of ficials said lab researchers will spend the next month experimenting with its operating system and techniques for com-

pressing memory before dismantling begins. They say the work could help guide the design of future supercomputers.

him with a cinder block and left him to die. Police later recovered the murder weapon and Barela’s bloody clothing. Minimum wage veto SANTA FE (AP) —Gov. Susana Martinez has vetoed a proposal by the Democratic-controlled Legislature that would have increased New Mexico’s minimum wage to the fourth highest in the nation. Martinez followed through on an earlier threat and rejected the measure on Friday that would have boosted the minimum wage to $8.50 an hour from $7.50. The governor said the proposed increase would have cost the state jobs. Martinez reiterated that she would have signed an increase in the hourly wage rate to $7.80, making it the same as Arizona’s minimum wage.

Jobless rate increase SANTA FE (AP) — State officials report that New Mexico’s unemployment increased slightly last month, and that job growth remains slow. The Department of Workforce Solutions said Friday that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.8 percent in February. It was 6.6 percent in January, and 7 percent in February 2012. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said New Mexico was among 44 states in which February’s jobless rate wasn’t measurably dif ferent from a month earlier. The state gained 5,600 jobs during the past year, with a job growth rate of 0.7 percent. The leisure and hospitality industry accounted for the largest increase, picking up 2,600 jobs since last February. The state

has lost 900 federal jobs during the same time. Revamped PRC SANTA FE (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has approved measures revamping the Public RegCommission, ulation including increasing qualifications for future members. Bills signed into law on Friday will transfer the registration of corporations to the secretary of state’s office from the PRC and establish an independent office to regulate insurance rates and policies. Voters approved constitutional amendments in November to require the changes. Future PRC candidates or appointees must have at least 10 years of professional experience in a field related to the agency, such as finance, law and government administration, or that much combined experience and higher educa-

tion. The standards won’t apply to the current five PRC members, who need only to be 18 years old and state residents. Another new law eases regulation of taxis, shuttles and in-state moving companies. Tree program SANTA FE (AP) — Tax season is almost over, but of ficials with the State Forestry Division say it’s not too late for New Mexicans to donate some of their tax refunds to tree planting efforts around the state. Of ficials say there’s a check-off box at the end of New Mexico tax retur n documents that will direct any amount specified to the Re-Leaf Program. Urban and Community Forester Kelly Washburn says people can also mail donations directly to the program or volunteer to

plant trees. The program is funded exclusively through private and corporate donations. Since being created by the New Mexico Legislature in 1990, more than $550,000 has been granted as part of the Re-Leaf Program to plant more than 19,000 trees on public lands throughout the state. Bosque trails RIO RANCHO (AP) — Rio Rancho city officials say trails along the Rio Grande would be back open Saturday morning. The Willow Creek Bosque Park was closed for about three weeks due to a habitat restoration project aimed at helping the Rio Grande silvery minnow and the Southwestern willow flycatcher. About 28 acres were treated. Officials say recreational access to the river was also improved.

from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the funeral home. Bob was bor n Nov. 2, 1940, to Albert and Florence Seaman in Midland, Mich. He liked NASCAR, the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions. He loved working outdoors. He loved his amazing 16 grandchildren. Bob was a well-loved man and he loved his Lord with all his heart. He was a devoted husband, father and brother. Bob worked for the Roswell Independent School District for 221⁄2 years. He was retired for nine years. He is survived by his wife Sue Seaman of the family home; his children, Doug Seaman and his wife Kathy, of Massachusetts, Darwin Seaman and his wife Jennifer, of Florida, Dale Seaman and his wife Robin, of Albuquerque, Denise Sanford, of Dexter, Dixie Van and her husband Phillip, of Roswell, Jake Seaman, of Florida; 16

grandchildren; and one sister Meredith Basner and her husband Robert, of Michigan. He was preceded in death by his parents Albert Seaman and Florence Stinchcombe; his grandparents; his first wife Ruth Ann Malosh; and his second wife Sherry Anne Winquest Seaman. Honorary pallbearers will be Dave Stone, Terry Maes, Johnny Gamboa, George Wolf, Wes Montgomery and Sue Montoya. We want to thank Vista Care Hospice and Kymera Cancer Center, Dr. Badine. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online registry book at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

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The U.S. Border Patrol Citizens’ Academy coming soon STEVE WOLFE ROSWELL SAFE COALITION

To begin, let me wish you all a glorious Easter Day! We have a gem in our midst here in southeast New Mexico, and although it must mean a lot to our neighbors to the south in Artesia, I think we in Roswell rarely think about it. I’m speaking of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, affectionately known by its acronym “FLETC.” FLETC does in fact have major impact in Roswell and Chaves County. Many people travel to Artesia daily, some as federal employees working as part of the FLETC training mission, and others as contractors involved in countless construction and other necessary service activities. About five years ago, I worked for

a construction company which built roads, pads for new buildings, and several other earthwork projects, all of which were ongoing at FLETC. We had permanent crews there year-round. I found it fascinating to see all of the activity and training which never ceased there in Artesia. Because FLETC is a secure facility, most of the public does not see it as closely as I did. Well, here’s an

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opportunity to do that. Housed within the training center is the U.S. Border Patrol Academy, a function of the Department of Homeland Security. The Border Patrol Academy is inviting the general public to participate in its Citizen’s Academy, a program designed to give members of the community an opportunity to experience what it takes to become a Border Patrol Agent. What a great chance to learn, at close range, about a profession which means so much to the security of the United States! Perhaps you or someone you know will find their life’s work by way of this Citizens’ Academy. The program will commence on Thursday, April 11, and continue for six consecutive weeks. For the first four weeks, class will be held each Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. During these classes, partic-

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ipants will receive an overview of the rigorous training Border Patrol Trainees must successfully complete to become Agents. They will learn about each of the four training departments: Operations, Use of Force, Driving and Spanish (the driving segment looks to me like lots of fun!) Week five will be a daylong field trip where participants will witness and experience training in progress. And week six will wrap up the training and include a graduation ceremony. Participants must be at least 18 years old and be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien. As I mentioned earlier, since FLETC is a secure facility all participants must be cleared by FLETC Security Services before gaining access to the campus. To register or get more information, you may contact the Community Liaison

and Academy Support Department at (575) 748-8032. Don’t pass up this great chance to learn about the U.S. Border Patrol, a vital organization and certainly an important asset within Southeastern New Mexico as well. Oh, yes! Heads up! We here at the Neighborhood Watch office will be participating in our fifth Prescription Drug Take Back event in April. Here’s your chance to get rid of those outdated, unneeded, and unwanted prescription drugs which have cluttered up your medicine cabinets and drawers for months, maybe years. We will accept them from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. April 27. Save the date!

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Bingo every Thursday at the Roswell Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. Great Winnings! The game starts at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Food service available. Call 622-1560 for more information.

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ROSWELL—Assurance Home announced that it has received a $21,600 Daniels Fund grant to support a summer youth employment program for the young people who reside at the Home. “We are very thankful for the Daniels Fund. The grant will enable our Home to expose our young people to summer work experience opportunities and teach them important living skills,” said Ron Malone, executive director. Bill Daniels, a pioneer in cable television known for his kindness and generosity to those in need, established the Daniels Fund to provide grants and scholarships in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. For more information, visit danielsfund.org. Since 1979, Assurance Home has been helping make a difference in the lives of adolescent children who need caring support and a safe place to live. Assurance Home is a therapeutic group home for boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 18 who have been abused and/or neglected, who are homeless or who are considered “at-risk.” Assurance Home is a United Way agency. For more information about Assurance Home, visit assurancehome.org or call Ron Malone at 624-1780. If your business or agency is interested in providing summer worksites for these special young people, contact Malone.

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It’s not about the pins that fall, the strikes that are made or the scorekeeping. It’s not even about getting that lucky pair of bowling shoes in your favorite color. It is, however, about getting a proverbial pat on the back after weeks of fundraising for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico. The kudos come with free pizza, coveted door prizes, the chance to win rewards and hours of fun. The 10th annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake is set to take place April 20 at City Center Lanes, 3905 Southeast Main. There will be two sessions that day — from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and from 1:30-3:30 p.m. With the theme “peace, love and bowling,” everyone’s encouraged to dress up in a 1960s-style clothing for a chance to win a prize for best costume. Strictly a bowling party — not a competition — Bowl For Kids’ Sake will feature five-member bowling teams battling it out not on the bowling lanes, but with the pledges they get. Each individual who plays in Bowl For Kids’ Sake must contribute a minimum of $100 to the BBBS cause. Each team, therefore, gets to play for a minimum of $500. An actual bowling team is optional — anyone may sign up as an individual, show up to the bowling party event and then be placed in a team. Raising at least $100 is still part of the deal. The three individuals who raise the most money on their own will get a prize during Bowl For Kids’ Sake. Also, the team to raise the most money collectively will be given a prize. In fact, last year a single individual raised about $1,200. Many who participate in Bowl For Kids’ Sake are sponsored either by the company they work for or another business that’s interested in supporting BBBS. Furthermore, many business leaders and other individuals in the community choose to simply give — either inkind donations or monetary contributions. In-kind donations are usually used as prizes. Corporate sponsors receive, in return, advertisement throughout the Bowl For Kids’ Sake event. “You can donate to our event without participating,” said Amanda Ware, chief operating officer of the local BBBS office. Either way, said BBBS of Southeastern New Mexico Chief Executive Officer Bill Wolf, all of the funds raised go toward “the continuation of our one-to-one mentoring operations. “The funds are used to allow us to do what we do,” he said. Including in-kind donations, last year’s Bowl For Kids’ Sake raised more than $38,000. This year’s fundraising goal is $50,000. An affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the southeast New Mexico faction is a nonprofit organization that connects good mentors with children who need them the most. Although there are Bowl For Kids’ Sake events taking place around the country this time of the year, funds from Roswell’s event will remain in southeast New Mexico and help children ages 5-17, known as “littles,” who could benefit from spending quality time with a positive adult role model, known as a “big.” The dedicated staff members at BBBSSNM help establish and foster two types of mentorship interaction. There is the community-based program, in which the “big” picks up the “little” at his or her home to go out and enjoy quality time in the community. There is also the sitebased program, in which the “big” meets with a “little” at school once a week to do a more structured activity. The goal of either type of match is the same — to model a positive lifestyle to an at-risk child, so that the child will have an increased chance of growing up to become a productive member of society. The primary fundraiser for BBBS of Southeastern New Mexico, Bowl For Kids’ Sake is also an opportunity for “bigs” and “littles” to interact in a family-oriented, safe environment; entirely for free. “The fundraising is about over then,” Wolf explained. “It’s just a big party to celebrate.” Those interested in bowling — as either a team or an individual — may sign up now through April 12. The deadline to sign on as a corporate sponsor is April 5. Registration can be done online at the local BBBS website, bbbssenm.org, or the paperwork may be downloaded from there and mailed to 1717 W. Second St., suite 200; Roswell, NM 88201. One may also drop by the BBBS office and fill out the registration form in person. For more information about the upcoming Bowl For Kids’ Sake, or about BBBS in general, call 627-2227. vistas@rdrnews.com

Ways to be a Bowl For Kids’ Sake Corporate Sponsor:

Stri ke Sp on so r ( $5, 000) • Recognition in all media-related ads •Largest banner the day of the event •Largest name on T-shirts with company logo •Two bowling teams Spare Sponsor ($2,500) •Recognition in public advertisement, press and programs •Company logo on all BBBS marketing materials •Name on banner with company logo larger than lane sponsor •Name and company logo on T-shirts •One bowling team Lane S ponsor ($500) •Banner with your name and logo over one of the bowling lanes •Names printed on T-shirts Pi n Sp on so r ( $100) •Name printed on all web and electronic media forums and on posters at the event


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Use ‘natural consequences’ to get kids to clean

Q: We’re struggling to get our children to be organized and keep their rooms clean. Do you have any tips that would help? Jim: As the father of two boys, I know how you feel! Every parent has his or her own method of handling such challenges. It’s fair to say that “discipline” isn’t usually the best way to deal with a situation like this. As a matter of fact, a hard-nosed approach could prove counterproductive. You could end up transforming thoughtless irresponsibility into premeditated rebellion. We recommend you take full advantage of “natural consequences.” Use masking tape to mark off a boundary at the doors of your kids’ rooms, between their personal “messyzone” and the rest of the house. Then say, “Inside the messyzone, you can do as you please. But if you want anything that’s been left on the floor outside the messyzone, make sure you pick it up before bedtime. After that, it will be con-

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fiscated and placed in quarantine until you have enough money to buy it back. The going price is $1.” If nothing else, this is a good way to reduce clutter in the house. It can also provide you with a handy fund for a family pizza night. The mess inside their rooms will likely disappear when they get tired of it and when they realize you’re not going to hound them into doing the job. If these strategies don’t work, consider whether there might be something more serious going on. Our counseling team notes that there can be physical or emotion-

Learn how to do a marbelized effect on fabric Information on needle felting and creating a marbleized effect on fabric will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. Michele Muska is with the Simplicity Creative Group, and she’s going to demonstrate the new 12 needle deluxe electric felting machine as she makes some beautiful felted cuffs to wear as bracelets or to attach to garments. She’s from Antioch, Tenn. Evelyn Terhune is the owner of Ozark Crafts in Gilbert, Ark., and she’s going to show how to use ordinary shaving cream and acrylic paints to create a marbleized effect on fabric which can then be used for a variety of projects. Information on cooking with sweet potatoes, doing power layouts in scrapbooking and candle gift giving will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 12 p.m. and on Saturday at 2 p.m. Sue Langdon represents the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission and will talk about how sweet potatoes fit into a healthy diet. She’s from Smithfield, N.C. Debbie Sorenson is an independent consultant with Creative Memories from Carlsbad. Sorenson will demonstrate “power layouts” for scrapbooks. Her techniques will work for a beginning or for a more experienced “scrapbooker.” Beth Vesco-Smith is with PartyLite Gifts, Inc. in Plymouth, Mass. She will share some gift giving ideas for birthdays, weddings, and other special occasions, and they all involve candles and candle accessories.

Foster’s Market Roasted Sweet Potato Salsa

2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into ⁄2-inch pieces 1 ⁄4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic or red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 ⁄2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 tomato, cored and chopped 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped into 1 ⁄4-inch dices (about 1 cup) 2 jalapenos, seeded and diced 2 scallions, minced (green and white part) 2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro Juice and zest of 1 large lime (about 2 tablespoons) Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Preheat oven to 400° F. In a medium bowl, toss the sweet potatoes with the olive oil, vinegar, chili powder and cumin and spread in one layer on a large, rimmed, baking pan. Place in the oven and roast for 30 to 35 minutes, stirring a couple of times, until the potatoes are golden brown and soft. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool. In a medium bowl, place the tomato, red pepper, jalapeno, scallions, cilantro and lime juice and zest with the sweet potatoes; toss until combined. Season with salt and pepper and serve warm with eggs, tostadas, grilled steak or chicken. Makes approximately 3 1⁄4 cups. “Creative Living” is produced and hosted by Sheryl Borden. The show is carried by more than 118 PBS stations in the United States, Canada, Guam and Puerto Rico and is distributed by Westlink, Albuquerque. 1

BRIDGE WINNERS

The Pecos Valley Duplicate Bridge Club has announced its winners for the week of Feb. 10-16. Monday, Feb. 11; 5.5 tables First place north-south winners were Judy Farley and Jane Miller; in second James Valdez and Loy Valdez. First place east-west winners were Peter Yeaton and Marion Riley; in second Kay Rogers and Pat Davidson. Thursday, Feb. 14; 4.5 tables First place overall winners were Barbara Leonard and Elaine Hanson; in second Claribel Marshall and Mary Ann Bosch; in third Judy Farley and Jim Farley. Anyone interested in playing duplicate bridge is invited to call Arthur Brown at 627-2268.

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al causes, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), for a child’s inability to follow through on simple tasks. In that case, you should see a family counselor who is trained to diagnose and deal with such conditions. More than likely, your kids are just being kids. Best wishes as you help them take responsibility for keeping their rooms presentable! Q: How can I find age-appropriate movies for my teens? So many movies are not family-friendly, and the current movie ratings can be misleading. Bob Waliszsewski, director of Plugged In: I’m glad you asked! And I feel your pain. Here at Focus on the Family, we often hear from parents who feel “sucker punched” when they take their kids to a PG or PG-13 film, only to encounter content that is entirely inappropriate. That’s why nearly 15 years ago we began offering content-orient-

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ed reviews online. We believed (and still do) that parents needed more than MPAA ratings. They needed to know for themselves what’s actually in a film, so they could make wise choices for their children. As such, our Plugged In website (pluggedin.com) can be your one-stop destination for anything playing at your local theater. Each review contains information about a film’s overall themes and messages, as well as details about sexuality, crude language, violence, drugs and alcohol. There’s also an archive of past reviews of movies that are now on DVD or streaming online. We offer similar evaluations of music, TV shows and video games. From our website you can also access our blog, Facebook page, podcasts (available via iTunes) and other great tools. My favorite is the Plugged In app for iPhone or Android, which offers the same analysis in the palm of your hand.

I know it sounds like we’re tooting our own horn here, but we’re convinced this is an essential service for families. Your time and money are limited. Why waste them by attending a movie that ends up assaulting your senses with inappropriate content? We won’t tell you whether to go or not (thankfully!), but Plugged In will equip you with the information you need to avoid those pitfalls. Jim Daly is a husband and father, an author, and president of Focus on the Family and host of the Focus on the Family radio program. Catch up with him at jimdalyblog.com or at facebook.com/DalyFocus. Copyright 2013 Focus On The Family, Colorado Springs, Colo., 80995 International Copyright Secured. All Rights Reserved. Distributed By Universal Uclick 1130 Walnut St. Kansas City, Mo., 64106; 816-581-7500

Roswell Woman’s Club honors ENMU-R students

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Above: The Roswell Woman's Club met in February at Eastern New Mexico University- Roswell to congratulate and present certificates of scholarship to the selected 10 students. The students were awarded $4,250 in scholarships at the luncheon. The Woman's Club was established in 1895 and is today one of the oldest civic clubs in Roswell. The object of the club is to support highter education and support social and civic organizations in the community. The spring recipients and their majors are: Wendy Contreras, business administration; Lacy Corman, university studies; Wendy Gonzales, radiographic tech; Melissa Hernandez, human services; Laura James, radiographic tech; Cynthia Miguel, radiographic tech; Grace Morin, medical assisting; Eileen Romero, university studies; Amy Saz, business administration and Yessica Solis, human services. Below: Some of the members of the Roswell Woman's Club. From left: Gerry Rogers, Hetty Hasekamp, Pat Wiberg, Elaine Nibert, Claudette Bragg, Frances Carter, Cindy Torrez, Teresa Coll and Debbie Fedric.


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used the facilities, but it looks more like lipstick to me. Can you tell me how to get the lipstick out of his shorts? GOOD HOUSEWIFE IN UTAH

DEAR ABBY

DEAR GOOD HOUSEWIFE: There’s more to marriage than getting whiter whites. You may be a great housewife, but you’re missing the big picture. More important than getting the lipstick out of his shorts is keeping his shorts away from the lipstick. And that’s no joke. #####

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DEAR READERS: It’s April Fools’ Day, the day on which I share some offbeat letters and examples of readers’ efforts to pull my leg. It’s all in fun — so enjoy!

DEAR ABBY: My girlfriend just moved in, and we’re going to have a party to celebrate. We have decided to have it here, but the problem is we have just one bathroom. I think we should rent a portapotty. We could put it in the hallway next to the dining room. My girlfriend thinks that’s tacky, but I think it’s a sensible solution. Because this is a fourth-floor walk-up, the porta-potty folks may charge extra to deliver it. Advice, please? TOM AND NANCY IN NEW YORK

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married almost 10 years. He has always been a good husband, but recently he has been coming home increasingly late. He says he’s putting in overtime. The other day when I was doing the laundry, I discovered a red stain on his underwear. He said they were painting the bathroom at work and he had gotten paint on it when he

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DEAR TOM AND NANCY: Gladly. CHARGE for the use of the porta-potty and two things will happen: You will make enough money to reimburse yourself for the delivery cost, and so few guests will accept your invitations in the future that your one bathroom will be able to accommodate them. #####

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I and our teenage son came home from a family get-together, and after he went to bed, my wife told me she wants to get a new, “bouncier” bed. We don’t want to wake up our son with the noise of our enjoying it. What kind of bed do you recommend? MR. ROMANCE IN OREGON DEAR MR. ROMANCE: Forget the bed and buy a trampoline. And if your son asks why, tell him you’re training to join the circus. #####

DEAR ABBY: How can I give my boyfriend makeup sex if we never have an argument? MISS BLISS IN INDIANA

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME

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DEAR ABBY: I am a married man dating a married woman. She’s the love of my life. My girlfriend is sweet, kind, has a caring heart and is very much a lady. We often sneak away for romantic weekends, where we laugh and enjoy being together and forget our daily routines. Sometimes I’ll stop and watch her while she shops or talks to people and admire how beautiful she is. The twinkle in her eyes is as close as I can get to the stars in the sky. I adore her and plan to be with her for the rest of my life. And one more thing: My girlfriend is also my bride of 40 years! ONE LUCKY GUY IN TENNESSEE DEAR LUCKY GUY: Normally I’d advise you to try to turn your wife into the love of your life, but you’re ahead of me!

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FROM HELOISE

Find us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/jumble

Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words.

by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek

DEAR MISS BLISS: That’s a good question. If you figure out the answer, let me know. #####

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

(Answers tomorrow) TIPSY TANDEM FORMAL Jumbles: TINGE Answer: The insect was no longer bugging him, and was quickly becoming his — PEST FRIEND

Today’s Crossword Puzzle

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about stores not advertising the type of produce, only the price: “I shop often at a large supermarket near my home. I notice when I’m trying to buy apples that the price is available in large numerals, but if you want to know which kind of apple you are holding, you must be able to read that tiny label stuck on the fruit. Other supermarket chains label their fruit, so why can’t all of them? Joan L., via email” Your guess is as good as mine! Oh, you do have to guess, don’t you? Heloise #####

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SEND A GREAT HINT TO: Heloise P.O. Box 795000 San Antonio, TX 78279-5000 Fax: 1-210-HELOISE Email: Heloise(at)Heloise.com Dear Readers: Other uses for pliers: * Use to open difficult cans. * Hold a match to light a fireplace. * For pulling weeds. * Use to remove a perfume nozzle. * Use to thread shoelaces. Heloise

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Dear Readers: I ran across a button bracelet (red, white and blue) that a reader gave to me just two weeks after Sept. 11, 2001. I was appearing at a women’s show in Indianapolis on behalf of the newspaper. I’d like to share how she made it with a piece of elastic band and leftover buttons! And I want to thank the lovely woman (sorry, but I’ve forgotten her name) who gave this to me — if you read this, please let me know! Directions: Cut the elastic band open and measure it to fit your wrist. Leave a little extra length for the closure. Lay the elastic flat and sew the buttons on in whatever design you choose. You could choose a certain color or a theme, like pastels for Easter. Use different sizes and overlap the buttons until you have the whole band covered (except the closure). When done, stitch the two ends together. These make cute gifts for a friend or yourself. Visit my website, www.Heloise.com, to see the special red, white and blue bracelet and a photo from that day. Heloise

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Dear Heloise: I’ve used the woven straw plates that support paper plates at summer picnics and barbecues. But I use them in the microwave as a base plate for my mug, soup bowl, even my dinner plate. The straw does not get hot, and it’s easy to put your fingers under the straw plate, with thumbs on the edge of the hot plate, and transport your food safely. Valerie in Lake Barrington, Ill. I have some of these, too, and I love them! You can even handwash them so they stay clean. Heloise

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Hot Wheels: Subaru unveils its first hybrid

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This photo provided by Subaru shows the Subaru 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid unveiled Thursday at the New York International Auto Show.

NEW YORK (AP) — Subaru is coming out with a gas-electric hybrid crossover SUV for the crunchy granola crowd that wants to save fuel but still haul

kayaks to the river. The Japanese brand, which specializes in all-wheel-drive vehicles, unveils the 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid on Thursday at

the New York International Auto Show. The company’s first gas-electric hybrid gets somewhat better gas mileage than the conventional Crosstrek and has stop-start technology that shuts down the engine at red lights to save fuel. It has all-wheel-drive capability and the same 8.7-inch ground clearance so it can go on trails. Subaru also will unveil a concept WRX high-horsepower compact car that strongly hints at what the next generation pocketrocket will look like. The company says this WRX is lower, sleeker and wider with a bigger grille, while it keeps the classic hood scoop with clearance for a new turbocharged engine and air cooler. Subaru didn’t say when the new WRX would hit showrooms or give further details. Here are the highlights of the XV Crosstrek Hybrid: UNDER THE HOOD: A 2-liter Boxer engine with 148 horsepow-

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er, plus a 13.4 horsepower electric motor and a continuously variable transmission that keeps the engine revving in an optimal range for gas mileage and power. The 13.5 kilowatt nickel-metalhydride battery is under the rear floor, while the electric motor is under the hood just behind the transmission. The hybrid version weighs about 300 pounds more than the gas version. The electric motor starts the car under light acceleration and starts the gas engine once the car is moving. The car can run on electricity alone in low-speed situations. OUTSIDE: The gas-electric model has hybrid badges on the front edges of the front doors and tailgate and different wheels and tail lamps. Also has a new green pearl exterior color exclusive to the hybrid. The front grille shutter system cuts wind drag at highway speeds. INSIDE: Passenger cabin is slightly smaller (0.7 cubic feet),

as is the cargo space of the hatchback. It’s about 2 cubic feet less at just over 50 cubic feet. Hybrid instrument cluster with a blue color scheme, and blue-andsilver interior. GAS MILEAGE: Subaru expects 28 miles per gallon in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. That’s three miles per gallon better in the city than the gas version with an automatic transmission, but only one mpg better on the highway. PRICE: Will be announced closer to the car’s arrival at dealerships in the fall of this year. CHEERS: Subaru has come up with a hybrid system that can still handle the rigors of going off the road. JEERS: The hybrid system will come with an added price, but it doesn’t get that much better mileage than the gasoline version.

Google to deliver goods Update from City Planning quickly to online shoppers Director Michael Vickers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Inter net search leader Google is taking another step beyond information retrieval into grocery delivery. The new service, called Google Shopping Express, will initially provide sameday delivery of food and other products bought online by a small group of consumers in San Francisco and suburbs located south of the city. The company, based in Mountain View, Calif., didn’t say how many people will be part of the test. If the pilot program goes well, Google Inc. plans to expand delivery service to other markets. “We hope this will help users explore the benefits of a local, same-day delivery service, and help us kick the tires on the new service,” Google said in a Thursday statement. The delivery service is part of Google’s effort to increase consumer reliance on the Internet, so it will have more opportunities to show online ads, which generate most of its revenue. Google has learned that

the more time people spend online, the more likely they are to use its dominant search engine or one of its other popular services, like its YouTube video site or Gmail, that include advertising. The delivery service also could spur merchants to buy more online ads if Google’s same-day delivery service encourages consumers to do more of their shopping online. Having to wait days or, in some cases, more than a week for the delivery of online orders ranks among the biggest drawbacks to Internet shopping. It’s a problem that Amazon.com Inc. and eBay Inc., which operate the largest e-commerce sites, already have been trying to solve by offering same-day service in some U.S. markets. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, also offers same-day delivery in five markets. A mix of national, regional and neighborhood merchants are enlisting in Google Shopping Express. The best-known names on the list include Target Inc. and Walgreen Co. All the

merchants in the Google program will sell certain items through a central website. Google has hired courier services to pick up the orders at the merchant stores and then deliver them to the customer’s home or office. Although the couriers will be working on a contract basis, they will be driving Google trucks and wearing company-issued uniforms. It remains unclear whether Internet shopping and same-day delivery can be profitable. Online grocer Webvan collapsed in 2001, largely because it couldn’t devise a pricing plan that would pay for the costs of same-day delivery without alienating shoppers unwilling to pay too much extra for the added convenience. Google is still trying to figure out how much to charge for its same-day delivery service. For the six-month test period in the San Francisco area, consumers won’t have to pay a surcharge. Google instead will receive a commission from participating merchants.

Roswell Mall addition: The Mall at 4501 N. Main St. is expanding to the south of the existing building. The finished product will feature 3,500 square feet of additional space for a future tenant! Lovelace Regional upgrades: The hospital at 113 E. 19th St. next to J.P. Stone Bank/Walgreen’s is increasing their services by adding a new cath lab as well as replacing the MRI & CT equipment. Construction is expected to begin very soon! Familia Dental addition: The existing dental office at 2600 N. Main St. across from Peter Piper Pizza is expanding by 2,400 square feet to accommodate additional chairs and consultation areas. Maupin & Brown Dental: This new construction project at 2000 N. Union Ave. will feature a 4,000 square foot dental office with high end finishes. The structure has been erected and construction is moving at a rapid pace! Allsup’s at Poe and Sunset: This new construction project at 2201 S. Sunset Ave. requires the demolition of an existing structure and erection of a 5,000 square foot gas station along with a 10,000 square foot gas pump canopy. The demolition is complete and construction is well underway! Subway Remodel: The former Denny’s location at 200 N. Main St. will be remodeled into a new Subway store. The facility is 2,200 square feet and will also contain an additional 1,800 square feet in the rear available for a future tenant.

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Marriott Towneplace Suites: The 71room, extended stay hotel just west of La Quinta on East 19th Street across from Roswell Regional is under construction moving at a rapid pace. The finished product will cater to extended stay guests. Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference: The new hotel and conference center on North Main Street due west of Murphy Express Gas Station is permitted and full construction of the 65,000 square foot, 4story building is well underway! It will feature over 100 rooms on the top 3 floors and meeting rooms as well as other full service amenities on the first floor. Construction is expected to be complete very soon! Development Information – Permits New Residential permits pulled in March : 3 New Commercial permits pulled in March: 0 Total New Permits Pulled in 2013 (Residential) : 5 Total New Permits Pulled in 2013 (Commercial) :0

GOP moves to plug technology gap with Democrats WASHINGTON (AP) — Embarrassed by how the last presidential election exposed their yesteryear technology, Republicans are turning to a younger generation of tech-savvy social media experts and software designers to improve communications with voters, predict their behavior and track opponents more vigorously. After watching President Barack Obama win re-election with help from a technology operation unprecedented in its sophistication, GOP officials concede an urgent need for catch up. “I think everybody realized that the party is really far behind at the moment and they’re doing everything within their realistic sphere of influence to catch up,” said Bret Jacobson, a partner with Red Edge, a Virginia-based digital advocacy firm that represents the Republican Governors Association, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Heritage Foundation. Democrats began using related technology years ago, giving Obama a significant advantage last fall in customizing personalized fundraising and get-outthe-vote appeals to prospective supporters. With the blessing of party leaders, a new crop of Republican-backed outside groups is developing tools to do the same in 2014 and 2016. Alex Skatell, former digital director for the GOP’s guber natorial and Senate campaign operations, leads one new group that has been quietly testing a system that would allow Republicans to share details about millions of voters — their personal interests, group affiliations and even where they went to school. With no primary opponent last year, Obama’s re-election team used the extra time to build a large campaign operation melding a grass-roots army of 2.2 million volunteers with groundbreaking technology to target voters. They tapped about 17 million email subscribers to raise nearly $700 million online.

Data-driven analytics enabled the campaign to run daily simulations to handicap battleground states, analyze demographic trends and test alternatives for reaching voters online. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, in contrast, had only a few months after a lengthy primary fight to try to match Obama’s tech advantage. He couldn’t make up the difference. Romney’s technology operation was overwhelmed by the intense flow of data and temporarily crashed on Election Day. A 100-page report on how to rebound from the 2012 election, released last week by Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus, includes several technology recommendations. “The president’s campaign significantly changed the makeup of the national electorate and identified, persuaded and tur ned out low-propensity voters by unleashing a barrage of human and technological resources previously unseen in a presidential contest,” the report said. “Marrying grass-roots politics with technology and analytics, they successfully contacted, persuaded and turned out their margin of victory. There are many lessons to be learned from their efforts, particularly with respect to voter contact.” Skatell, 26, is leading one new effort by Republican allies to fill the void. His team of designers, software developers and veteran Republican strategists is now testing what he calls an “almost an eHarmony for matching volunteers with persuadable voters” that would let campaigns across the country share details in real time on voter preferences, harnessing social media like Facebook and Twitter. Other groups are working to improve the GOP’s data and digital performance. The major Republican ally, American Crossroads, which spent a combined $175 million on the last election with its sister organization, hosted private meet-

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Taylor Pineiro, of New York, a deputy field organizer for the Obama campaign, works the phone at a field office in Scranton, Pa., on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012. ings last month focused on data and technology. Drawing from technology experts in Silicon Valley, the organization helped craft a series of recommendations expected to be rolled out later this year. “A good action plan that fixes our deficiencies and identifies new opportunities can help us regain our advantage within a cycle or two,” said Crossroads spokesman Jonathan Collegio. A prominent group of Republican aides has also formed America Rising, a company that will have a companion “super” political action committee that can raise unlimited contributions without having to disclose its donors. Its purpose is to counter Democratic opposition research groups, which generated negative coverage of Romney and GOP candidates last year. America Rising will provide video tracking, opposition research and rapid response for campaign committees, super PACs and individual candidates’

campaigns but does not plan to get involved in GOP primaries. It will be led by Matt Rhoades, who served as Romney’s campaign manager, and Joe Pounder, the research director for the Republican National Committee. Running its super PAC will be Tim Miller, a former RNC aide and spokesman for former GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman. Romney and several Republican candidates were monitored closely by cameratoting Democratic aides during the campaign, a gap that Miller said American Rising hopes to fill on behalf of Republicans. Brad Woodhouse, a spokesman for the Democratic National Committee, said his party has “a several years’ lead on data and analytics infrastructure and we’re not standing still.” Of the GOP effort, Woodhouse said, “We don’t see them closing the gap anytime soon.


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NYC aquarium rebounds, rebuilds NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Aquarium has cherished its big-city setting by the sea for half a century. But the ocean that is the aquarium’s lifeblood dealt it a shattering blow last fall. Superstorm Sandy’s surge overran carefully calibrated tanks with oily, debris-filled water, knocked out even backup power to all the exhibits and made it impossible to check on some of them for days. Managers contemplated shipping animals away and wondered whether the institution itself could survive in its spot on Coney Island. Five months later, more than 80 percent of the collection is intact, and visitors should be able to see walruses, angelfish, otters and others when about half the aquarium reopens late spring. A planned expansion remains on track, now coupled with rebuilding and floodproofing an institution that aims to be an object lesson in enduring on the shore. “I don’t think we could abandon this facility. Not that we didn’t think about it — we thought through everything,” aquarium Director Jon Forrest Dohlin said this week as he stood amid pipes and cables in a now-empty jellyfish exhibit. “We want to be here, and we also want to be able to talk to the community about what we did, how we handled this, and how the city of New York can start to look toward the future of living in this coastal environment.” As he walked through the 14-acre grounds, penguins watched like squat sentries from their outdoor habitat. Walruses snoozed as sea lions arced through the air on their trainers’ cues, staying in practice for shows to resume in a few months. Angelfish and other tropical species shimmered around a coral reef and hefty pacu, a fruit-eating piranha relative, hovered in an Amazonian display in the one building where exhibit space was not flooded. But the effects of the Oct. 29 storm were still starkly visible elsewhere. The floor was torn out of a building that houses jellyfish, seahorses, lungfish and other unusual creatures. Many were still there but set to start moving next month to other aquariums while their facility is rebuilt. The open pool in front of it was drained dry; it housed hundreds of freshwater koi that died in the saltwater surge. Sharks, sea turtles and rays circled serenely in a tank in the aquarium’s veterinary hospital. They’re healthy but were shuttled there after the storm put an exclamation point on plans to reinvent their exhibit. Nearby, the gutted cafeteria still has “Happy Halloween!” signs on its windows. There’s no fir m date yet for this spring’s partial reopening. The rest of the exhibits, including the new $120 million shark display, are to open in 2016. Meanwhile, the Wildlife Conservation Society, which runs the aquarium, is

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Mitik, a baby walrus who survived the flooding of his enclosure during Superstorm Sandy, checks out visitors at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium in Coney Island, New York, Monday, March 25. determining how much insurance and government aid may pay toward fixing roughly $65 million in estimated damage. The aquarium was founded in 1896 in lower Manhattan. It moved in 1957 to Coney Island, a faded seaside playground now striving for rebirth. Drawing more than 750,000 visitors a year, it’s “the economic engine for Coney Island,” says City Councilman Domenic Recchia Jr., who represents the area. Aquariums are often built by the water and have proven vulnerable to hurricanes. New Orleans’ Audubon Aquarium of the Americas lost thousands of fish when generators failed after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. It reopened about five months later. In Galveston, Texas, Hurricane Ike’s storm surge in 2008 killed about threequarters of the fish in Moody Gardens’ rainforest exhibit, General Manager Robert Callies said. The exhibit reopened in 2011 after bringing back hundreds of birds, reptiles and mammals sent to other zoos after the storm. At the New York Aquarium, Sandy’s surge coursed through air-intake vents in flood doors under the Coney Island boardwalk, punched through sand into the parking lot and rushed in from the parking lot after a creek over flowed blocks away.

Painted Canyon overlook in N.D. to stay closed

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The popular Painted Canyon scenic overlook area in southwestern North Dakota is falling victim to federal spending cuts. Officials at Theodore Roosevelt National Park announced this week that they have decided not to open the overlook along Interstate 94 in April because of the automatic federal spending cuts that took effect March 1. “We had planned to have Painted Canyon open April 19-Oct. 31,” park spokeswoman Eileen Andes said. “Because of budget cuts, it will be closed until further notice.” Nearly 300,000 vehicles stopped at the overlook just east of Medora last year. It features a majestic view of the North Dakota Badlands, as well as a visitor center. U.S. Sen. John Hoeven said Thursday he was working with Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis to come up with a way to keep the site open. The North Dakota Republican said his staff is organizing a Painted Canyon working group that will include representatives from the Dickinson Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Medora mayor’s office, the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation and state agencies, including the Tourism Division. “Tourism today is one of our state’s largest industries, and we appreciate Director Jarvis’s understanding of that and his willingness to work with us,” Hoeven said in a statement. “Working with him and the affected communities, we will try to find a way to keep this remarkable sight open so that North Dakotans and visitors from across the nation and around the world can enjoy

As the water rose three feet high in Dohlin’s ground-floor office, he watched it pour down a stairwell into a basement that housed exhibits and the equipment that keeps them alive. “‘We lost the aquarium,”’ he thought. Basements were under up to 15 feet of water. Generators were either damaged or useless because equipment needed to distribute their power was fried. The pump house that draws from the ocean to refresh the 1.5 million-gallon exhibits was out of commission, as were systems that treat the seawater, tailor it to different environments and maintain the oxygen levels, temperatures and water chemistry the aquarium’s 12,000 animals need. None had been evacuated. That would have been very difficult to arrange in the few days the aquarium had to prepare, Dohlin said. Scrambling to save the collection, 18 staffers used hospital-style canisters to get crucial oxygen into the water, rebuilt filters and pumps on the fly and called in equipment from the Wildlife Conservation Society’s four zoos. They mixed artificial seawater in garbage cans and warmed rooms with space heaters to keep water temperatures up, animal operations director David DeNardo said. At the same time, managers weighed

how much longer they had to get systems going before having to ship animals away, an unwelcome prospect for already stressed creatures. On Nov. 1, the wildlife society announced that a decision would probably have to be made in 24 hours. But key systems were at least partially running in all the exhibits two days later, and the animals stayed. The koi and some other fish were dead. But many other fish and all the mammals were fine — including Mitik, an orphaned walrus calf that arrived only weeks before. He seemed to enjoy splashing in a couple of feet of surge water, Dohlin said. A 3-foot-long American eel disappeared from its tank but turned up, unharmed, in a staff shower stall. Seahorses held on to life despite the cold, dirty surge water that flowed into their tropical tanks. Now, plans call for raising the new shark building several feet higher to meet new flood-zone predictions, moving air intake vents from the flood doors to the roof, moving electrical panels out of basements and installing full-height storm doors on some glass doors that were only partly protected. It’s an unexpected chance, Dohlin says, to improve both the aquarium’s exhibits and endurance at once. “Not to let any crisis go to waste,” he said. “That’s the real opportunity here.”

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the overlook just east of Medora last year. It features a majestic view of the North Dakota Badlands, as well as a visitor center.

the beauty of our Badlands.” It costs the park about $40,000 to run the overlook for a season, according to Andes, which includes the cost of three staffers, utilities and custodial supplies. That amount is less than 2 percent of the park’s annual budget of $2.85 million, but the park has few options when it comes to making cuts, Andes said. “The (overlook) closure is part of the overall budget cut of 5 percent,” she said. “As we are a service agency, a vast majority of our budget is taken up by employee salaries and other fixed costs, such as utilities, supplies, fuel, etc. We have little other flexibility.” Hoeven said the Park Service needs to be creative and work with communities to find solutions. For example, he said, the agency could look to volunteers to manage the site or find a partner to jointly manage it. Andes said the park has made other cuts, including leaving vacant positions unfilled, not filling seasonal positions, curtailing travel and limiting purchases. “These cuts, though dif ficult, were made with much thought and consideration,” she said. “On the positive side, we still have 95 percent of our budget, the park is still open 365 days a year, both campgrounds, scenic drives, and all hiking trails remain open.”

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Iran, NKorea, Syria block UN arms trade treaty UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran, North Korea and Syria blocked adoption of a U.N. treaty that would regulate the multibilliondollar international arms trade for the first time, saying it fails to ban sales to terrorists, but other countries refused to let the treaty die. The treaty’s adoption required agreement by all 193 U.N. member states, but some countries said Thursday they would ask Secretary-General Ban Kimoon to bring the final draft before the General Assembly for adoption by vote as soon as possible. Observers said that could be as soon as Tuesday. “This is not failure,” British Ambassador Jo Adamson said. “Today is success deferred, and deferred by not very long.” For more than a decade, activists and some governments have been pushing for international rules to regulate the estimated $60 billion global arms trade and try to keep illicit weapons out of the hands

of terrorists, insurgent fighters and organized crime. After two weeks of intensive negotiations, many delegates had been optimistic that consensus — which doesn’t require a vote — by all states was within reach, but Iran, North Korea and Syria announced they could not support the treaty. Both Iran and North Korea are under U.N. arms embargoes over their nuclear programs, while Syria is in the third year of a conflict that has escalated to civil war. Amnesty International said all three countries “have abysmal human rights records — having even used ar ms against their own citizens.” This was the second attempt in eight months to get countries with very different interests behind an Arms Trade Treaty. Hopes of reaching agreement were dashed in July when the U.S. said it needed more time to consider the proposed accord — a move quickly backed

by Russia and China. In December, the U.N. General Assembly decided to hold a final conference and set Thursday as the deadline. U.S. deputy representative Dan Mahley said Thursday that the United States supported the proposed treaty as “fair and balanced” and looked forward to its quick adoption by the General Assembly. The United States, along with Britain, Argentina, Australia, Costa Rica, Finland, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria and Norway, backed Kenya, which announced that because “the will of the overwhelming majority is clear” it was sending a letter to the secretary-general immediately asking him to bring the treaty before the General Assembly for adoption. The secretary-general did not immediately address the request but expressed deep disappointment at the failure to agree on a treaty text. “He is confident that the

Ar ms T rade T reaty will come to pass and is encouraged by the shared deter mination to make this happen as soon as possible,” U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky said. The Control Arms Coalition, representing about 100 organizations which have campaigned for a strong treaty, said the earliest the General Assembly could vote is Tuesday, when the chair of the negotiations, Australian Ambassador Peter Woolcott, will present his report to the full world body. The United States used the consensus requirement — which gives any country a veto — to block adoption of the treaty in July, but Anna Macdonald, head of arms control at Oxfam, said “now it’s come back to bite them, because the U.S. now wants this treaty agreed on but have found themselves blocked by Iran, North Korea and Syria.” She added, “There’s no doubt that if the treaty was put to a vote there

would have been a huge majority in favor of it — and I think there will be next week when the General Assembly votes.” U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Tom Countryman said the United States would like to see many countries ratify the treaty, because that’s what will make it effective. The draft treaty would not control the domestic use of weapons in any country, but it would require all countries to establish national regulations to control the transfer of conventional arms, parts and components and to regulate arms brokers. It would prohibit states that ratify the treaty from transferring conventional weapons if they violate arms embargoes or if they promote acts of genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes. The final draft made the human rights provision even stronger, adding that the export of conventional arms should be prohibited if they could be used in

attacks on civilians or civilian buildings such as schools and hospitals. In considering whether to authorize the export of ar ms, the draft says a country must evaluate whether the weapon would be used to violate international human rights or humanitarian laws or be used by terrorists or organized crime. The final draft would allow countries to determine whether the weapons transfer would contribute to or under mine peace and security. The draft would also require parties to the treaty to take measures to prevent the diversion of conventional weapons to the illicit market. Iran’s U.N. Ambassador Mohammad Khazaee said the draft treaty has “many legal flaws and loopholes,” is “hugely susceptible to politicization and discrimination” and ignores the “legitimate demand” to prohibit the transfer of arms to those who commit aggression.

TV drama reopens debate over Germans’ war guilt

BERLIN (AP) — With the wartime genera- Marganski said viewers learn nothing of the tion rapidly disappearing, a television Warsaw uprising, in which up to 200,000 drama about five young Germans in World Polish civilians died, nor of the many Poles War II has revived debate in Germany who helped Jews. Producer Nico Hofmann about the role ordinary men and women said the depictions of “the Polish situation played in the Nazis’ murderous campaign .... are based on historically vetted materito conquer Europe. al” and there was no intention to defame Millions tuned in last week to watch the the Poles. three-part series “Our Mothers, Our The series also includes an improbable Fathers,” which follows five young Ger- ending in which the Jewish character, Vikmans — two brothers, a nurse, an aspiring tor, survives the war but his German lover female singer and a Jewish tailor — as they Greta is executed for trying to save him. struggle through one of the bloodiest conThe only American shown is a cigar flicts in history. chomping officer who ignores Viktor’s Three of the characters, including the anguished protest against forgiving a forJew, survive — disillusioned and physically mer SS member in the post-war West Gerbroken — to confront each other and their man administration. own demons in the final episode in the Many Germans born after the war ruins of Berlin. remain largely ignorant of what their parThe series begins in 1941, as the Nazis ents did because, like many combat veterlaunch their doomed assault on the Soviet ans or survivors, the elders don’t want to AP Photo Union, with each character slowly realizing talk about it. The undated photo provided by German TV broadcaster ZDF shows Greta (Katharina Schuetthat the world they believed in is falling Hofmann said one of his goals was to tler) walking through a prison in a scene of the wartime drama 'Our mothers, our fathers' apart. The brothers realize the German encourage a national debate among the army isn’t as noble as they thought; the generations “to speak for the first time (Unsere Muetter, unsere Vaeter). nurse regrets betraying a Jewish colleague; about the experience” of the war. He said asked after one episode showed German national missions in Kosovo, Lebanon and the singer’s liaison with an SS member the third and final episode drew a 20.5 per- soldiers killing civilians in revenge for a Mali. turns sour; and the Jew has to fight his fel- cent market share among viewers aged 14- partisan attack. “I can imagine that in many families low Germans to survive. 59 years, which he described as “extremely In fact, soldiers killed thousands of civil- where there are survivors there will be conThe mixed reactions to the series under- high” for ZDF. ians throughout the war and assisted versations,” said Jens Wehner, a historian score how, nearly 70 years after World War A full, dispassionate accounting of Ger- death squads in the large-scale extermina- at the German Military Museum in DresII, the conflict remains a source of bitter- man actions during the war never occurred tion of Eastern Europe’s Jews. Some 3 mil- den. ness in Europe, even for people born after because the Cold War division of Europe lion Russian soldiers died in German capMany families will have already missed the fighting ended. forced former enemies on both sides of the tivity, while the final stages of the war saw the opportunity to do so, because the numMany critics have praised the series as a Iron Curtain to set aside their differences fanatical Hitler loyalists hand out thou- ber of Germans old enough to have particimilestone in Germany’s troubled reckoning to confront a new set of rivals. sands of death sentences to deserting Ger- pated in the war and still alive today is with its past and an overdue examination Until German reunification in October man soldiers and so-called defeatists. dwindling fast. of individual guilt in the war. But the 1990, communist East Germany promoted Since the series aired, newspapers and Census records obtained by The Associdrama’s depiction of Polish resistance fight- the notion that Hitler and his fellow Nazis online forums have been filled with com- ated Press put the figure at about 1.85 milers as anti-Semites and Russian soldiers alone were responsible for the war and that ments by descendants of the war genera- lion, of which fewer than 600,000 are men. raping the German nurse have drawn par- Germans who were not Nazi party mem- tion, with many saying their parents rarely, About 5.3 million German soldiers were ticularly angry reactions in Eastern bers were victims, too. Despite mountains if ever, spoke of their experiences. killed in the war. 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SUNRISE VIEWS across open fields. Living Room opens to Sunroom. Large backyard w/pond & fence. $118,000 MLS#99440 LINDA KIRK 626-3359

GREAT HOME completely remodeled. 4/2/1 move in ready. Marble fireplace in family room. Call today! $149,500 MLS#99054 RUTH WISE 317-1605

CHARMING HOME in the Historic District. Beautiful wood floors, sunroom, wood burning fireplace & lots of storage. $155,000 MLS#99438 JIM CLARK 317-5651/PAULA GRIEVES 626-7952

CORNER BRICK HOME beautifully remodeled. Marble floors, plantation shutters, fireplace & enclosed porch. $189,000 MLS#99176 CAROLE SCHLATTER 626-0950

CHARMING HOME near Cahoon Park. 3BA/1.5BA. A little tlc will make you the envy of your friends. $85,000 MLS#99132 DAN COLEMAN 840-8630

VERY NICE BRICK HOME with large, open great room & central fireplace. Nice guest house in the backyard. $159,000 MLS#99570 RILEY ARMSTRONG 910-4655

BEAUTIFUL HOME with great yard! Granite counter-tops in kitchen, large porches, seamless gutters and nice workshop. $178,000 MLS#99512 ROCKY LANGLEY 626-2591

UNIQUE SANTA FE style with amenities galore! Three fireplaces, large kitchen & great sunroom $419,000 MLS#99352 ALEX PANKEY 626-5006

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LAKE FRONT DREAM HOME

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41 LAKE VAN DR. DEXTER

Only $60,000

For the 33 Remaining Townhome Lots Adjacent to Roswell Country Club Natural Gas, Electric Service & Cable Service Already Run to Each Lot. Owners Association and Covenants are on File

ONE YEAR YOUNG 2537 sq ft home with 3 bedrooms, office plus bonus room that could be a 4th bedroom or media room. Multiple trayed ceilings. Exquisite Granite Kitchen with full breakfast bar, custom cabinets, R/O system, and even a Pot filler over the range. Double sided fireplace. Jack and Jill bath. All bedrooms have Walk-in Closets! Master bath has Jacuzzi tub and separate marble shower. Oversized garage door. $300,000 MLS#99582

DON’T MISS THIS GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY!!!

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DON’T MISS THIS! 3BR, 1 3/4 bath, nice carpet, good sized kitchen. Extra room to the East, garage converted. #99579 $115,000 CALL: CONNIE

PERFECT RANCHETTE ON 4.58 ACRES with an awesome Kitchen for cooking & conversation. Quality Plus in this gorgeous custom home w/over 5000 sq ft, plus Barn, Pool & Cabana. Best Buy for 2013! #98993 CALL: DEAN

GREAT INVESTMENT PROPERTY! Extra room for 2nd Bedroom, office or family room. Updated, carpet & laminate flooring, appliances, large backyard, storage buildings. #99414 CALL: SHIRLEY

TOWNHOME CONVENIENTLY LOCATED! Large windows, skylights, French doors, private patio. Open floor concept, lots of closet storage, appliances. Assoc. Fee $120/monthly. #99431 CALL: SHIRLEY

NW COUNTRY LIVING CLOSE TO TOWN! Lots in Pine Lodge Acres, 4.258 acres corner of Pine Lodge & Eisenhower. Lot 1 has domestic well. Lot 1 $30,000, Lots 2 & 3 $22,000. #99281, 99282, 99283 CALL: JAMES

EXQUISITE 5 bedroom, 3 bath home with oversize 3 car garage in NW Roswell. Large corner lot, custom tile throughout, granite countertops. Perfect for your family pleasure. #99437 $495,750 CALL: CHUCK

PERMANENT FOUNDATION, over an acre of land, 3BR’s, 2 baths, lovely kitchen, 2 separate carports, barn, all fenced. #98864 $146,000 CALL: CONNIE

LIKE SOUTHWEST? Check out this 3 bedroom, 2 bath Territorial style home in NE Roswell. Two patios, one with hot tub. Priced to sell. #99190 $134,900 CALL: CHUCK

PRIME ACREAGE IN NW for your Dream Home! Two 5 acre Lots and One 10 acre lot on Navajo Drive are all that are left. Call James for more information! #92773, 94424, 94425 ` CALL: JAMES

3017 ALHAMBRA

$165,000 2926 BROWN RD.

AFFORDABLE TOWNHOUSE LIVING. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, fireplace in living room & double garage. Very attractive property with small backyard and covered patio, sprinkler system, roof - 5 years old. Excellent NE neighborhood close to shopping, banks, hospital, etc. Call today for your viewing of this great property!

$479,900

ELEGANT COUNTRY ESTATE! 3 bedroom, 2 bath situated high on a hill with incredible views. Pipe fence with electronic gates, corrals 30’x48’ outbuilding & much more. Interior is beautifully decorated. Lots of built-in custom cabinetry in kitchen, study & baths. This 5 acre estate is absolutely stunning

Properties Priced to Sell!

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Sherlea Taylor

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SHADED BY TREES! Lovely 3/2/2 with spacious kitchen and Master en-suite! Fabulous private fenced yard to entertain a crowd! 2179sf x 81.69 = $178,000. #99576 CALL: CHERYLE

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BEAUTIFUL TOWNHOME IN ENCHANTED HILLS...this 2 BR/2 full bath, FP, huge living room, formal dining just off LR, 2 car garage, water softener, RO system, Brick/Stucco exterior. Nice cool patio in afternoons. #98909 $170,000.

GREAT LIVING AREA … home has 2408 sf., 3/2/2, FP, all appliances stay. Eye catching corner lot. Large garage. Sprinkler system. Located in Enchanted Hills area. $164,000. #_________

WELL KEPT HOME…3/2/1 home in SW area. 1364 sf., siding/brick veneer, storage shed, near shopping and movie theatre. Great corner lot. $109,120 #99303

Manatt & Co. Realtors

SUPER NICE 4 BR/2 BATH HOME….1700 sf. sits on a very quiet street, has been updated w/new carpet in BR, new tile in hallways, new wood flooring in LR. FP in den, dining, kitchen combo, appliances stay. $155,000. #98411

BEAUTIFUL HOME CLOSE TO GOLF COURSE and walking path. This 2403 sf. home has 4/3/2, breakfast nook w/Bay Window. Built in 2006 is a delight to see. Call Marilyn @420-8201. $260,000 #99562

Jim & Marilyn Manatt & Levena Dean

400 N. Pennsylvania • Roswell, NM 400 N. Pennsylvania 575-627-7177 / 626-3341 • www.manatt-realtors.com Roswell, NM


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-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish March 31, 2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given pursuant to 22-8-6 NMSA 1978 that the regular meeting of the Board of Education for the Dexter Consolidated School District #6, County of Chaves, State of New Mexico will be on Monday, April 15, 2013 7:00 p.m., MST at the Central Office Board Room, 100 N Lincoln, for the purpose of taking action upon items on the agenda for such meeting. A Board Workshop will be held at 6:00 p.m. prior to the meeting for discussion of the Board Agenda. Board members will meet in executive session for the purpose or discussion of student, personnel, legal and real property issues pursuant to Section 10-15-1(E)(11)(2)(5)(8) NMSA 1978 Open Meetings Act. This is a public hearing and all school patrons are invited to attend. Dexter Consolidated Schools Board of Education Donna Evrage, President

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish March 24, 31, 2013 ROSWELL SELF STORAGE

NOTICE OF SALE TO SATISFY LIEN P.O. BOX 1268-505 East 19th St. Roswell, NM 88202-1268 (575) 623-8590

John Barbour Sharon Burgos Lori Campbell Kimberly Cooper Doris or Charlie Scott Doyal Vincent Durant Brenda L. Ledesma Jeanette L. Manzanera Mark C. Montoya Denton or Natasha Moorhead Rosa M. or Ramon Perea

The above named persons are hereby notified that the goods, wares and merchandise left by them in self storage with Roswell Self Storage will be sold by said company at public auction or other disposition of the property, if not claimed by April 19, 2013. The purpose of the public sale or other disposition of the property is to satisfy the lien of said company for storage of said goods, wares and merchandise, together with incidental and proper charges pertaining thereto, including the reasonable expenses of this sale, all as allowed by laws of the state of New Mexico. Michael Woods Roswell Self Storage

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish March 29, 31, 2013 New Mexico Department of Health, Public Health Division Infectious Disease Bureau, Immunization Program Legal Notice of Request for Applications

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH), Public Health Division (PHD), Infectious Disease Bureau, Immunization Program is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Immunization Program Services. These statewide services must be provided in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Offerors may propose for services/activities listed in any one and up to all six of the following Service Provision Areas: 1) NM Immunization Registry and Vaccine Tracking System (VTrckS/ExIS) Project; 2) Enhanced Billing for Immunizations in Public Health Offices Project; 3) NM Immunization Registry Interoperability Project; 4) Vaccine Management Project; 5) Improving Rates of Adolescent Immunizations Project; and 6) Educational Materials Development. The proposed contracts shall become effective upon approval of the Department of Finance and Administration and shall continue for an approximate 15-month period at the discretion of the DOH contingent upon sufficient funding and satisfactory Scope of Work performance.

Offerors interested in submitting a proposal should contact: Rhonda Sanchez at (505) 827-2465, DOH/PHD, P.O. Box 26110, 1190 St. Francis Drive S1250, Santa Fe, NM 87502. A proposal packet can also be obtained by writing to: Rhonda Sanchez at DOH/PHD, P.O. Box 26110, 1190 St. Francis Drive S1250, Santa Fe, NM 87502.

A proposal packet can also be obtained by downloading it from the Internet off the Department of Health website at www.health.state.nm.us.

Proposals must be received for review at the above address by 3:00 pm. MDT on April 16, 2013.

The PHD reserves the right to cancel this RFP and/or to reject any proposal in whole or in part.

The content of any proposal shall not be disclosed to competing Offerors during the negotiation process.

If you are a person with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, sign language interpreter or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to participate, please contact the New Mexico Relay Network at 1-800-659-8331. Public documents including the RFP can be provided in various accessible forms. Contact the New Mexico Relay Network if a summary or other type of accessible form is needed.

The Procurement Code, Sections 13-1-28 through 13-1-199 NMSA 1978, imposes civil and criminal penalties for its violation. In addition, the New Mexico Criminal Statutes impose felony penalties for illegal bribes, gratuities and kickbacks.

GARAGE SALES

ANNOUNCEMENTS 025. Lost and Found 2 JACK Russell terriers. Call 420-6655 to identify.

2 FEMALE Chihuahuas in the vicinity of 19th & Washington. Call to identify 623-9472 FOUND BERRENDO colored German Shepherd, male, maybe 1 yr. old, black face, vicinity of E. 5th & Garden. If not claimed will give away to good home. 575-317-6113

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045. Employment Opportunities

SOS EMPLOYMENT group is currently hiring for different positions throughout the community, to apply please fill out an application at www.sosemploymentgroup.com

ARBYS OF Roswell is now accepting applications for shift and assistant managers and crew members. Please see Jessica only 1013 N. Main. Experienced Caregivers needed. Call Anna at 575-910-3172 Avon, Buy/Sell. Become Ind. Sales Rep $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR CATTLEMAN’S STEAKHOUSE Now accepting applications for all positions. Please apply in person between 11am & 3pm Monday thru Friday. ADMIRAL BEVERAGE is hiring CDL driver position must be filled immediately, and only serious prospects need apply. Must have clean driving record. Great benefits, excellent pay, group health insurance. Apply online at www.admiralbeverage.com COMFORT KEEPERSIn-Home care agency is seeking mature, dependable people to fill open positions caring for the elderly, seniors and those recovering from illness in Roswell and Artesia. We provide services such as; preparing meals, housekeeping, personal care and other needed services for our clients. If you would like to work with our clients we would like to visit with you. Applicants must have very neat appearance; possess a valid driver's license and auto insurance. Experience as a Caregiving or CNA a plus. Full and Part-time position available. Stop by our office at 1410 S Main, Roswell, NM or 502 W Texas Ste C, Artesia, NM to apply. Visit us on the web at www.comfortkeepers.com. EOE

DEPUTY SHERIFF The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Entry Salary Range: $15.20 to $17.09/hr DOQ. Current top out rate is $22.13. Benefits include: 20 year retirement @ 70% , medical and dental insurance, uniforms, weapons and take home vehicle. Applicants must be 21 yoa, a US Citizen, HS Graduate or GED, in good physical and mental condition. Must be a New Mexico State certified Peace Officer or become one within one year. Valid NM driver’s license, good driving record and no felony convictions. Applicants will be subject to criminal history and background checks, written exam and oral interview, pre-employment drug screen, physical and psychological testing. Qualified applicants will be notified of test dates. Required application forms are available at the County’s Job Posting Board located in the west wing of the County Administrative Center or by accessing the web site at www.co.chaves.nm.us. Applications may be returned to the County Manager’s Suite #180, Chaves County Administrative Center, #1 St. Mary’s PL, Roswell, NM 88203 or mailed by closing date to Human Resources, PO Box 1817, Roswell, NM 88202-1817. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM.4/19/13. EOE. DIETITIAN FRESENIUS Medical Care is seeking a full time Registered Dietitian for their Roswell, NM dialysis center. Responsibilities include comprehensive assessments from which the RD is able to evaluate patient needs and provide detailed education to patient regarding nutritional status. Functions as an active member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to assist patients to achieve their goals as determined by the patient's physician. Eligible candidates must be a Registered Dietitian as per the Commission on Dietetic Registration and maintain a current state license. Minimum of 1 year experience in clinical nutrition as an RD is required. Previous renal experience preferred. Apply on our website: FMCNA.COM

045. Employment Opportunities

FULL & PART time maintenance positions, also part time housekeeping positions. Apply at Saddle Creek Apartments, 1901 S. Sunset. No phone calls, please. HELP WANTED Experienced alterations person needed FT. Must have prior experience. Apply at 514 W. 2nd. All American Cleaners. Southeast NM Community Action Corporation Roswell Head Start Program is accepting applications for:

Education Assistant ~ $15.12 Teacher ~ $15.12 $21.26 (DOQ) Substitutes (Teacher Asst. & Cook Asst.) ~ $9.08

!!! 4 DAY WORK WEEK (Mon-Thurs)!!! WORK SCHEDULE PER HEAD START CALENDAR REVIEW DEADLINE ~ APRIL 8, 2013 POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Review job description & work schedule at the Department of Workforce Solutions at 2110 S. Main, Roswell, NM SNMCAC is an EEOE

Housekeeping Staff members needed no training necessary. Will pay DOE. Experienced floor technician needed. Will pay DOE. Please apply at the facility listed: Mission Arch Care Center 3200 Mission Arch Dr, Roswell, NM 88201 Attention: Linda CaudillHousekeeping Manager Accounting Opportunity available for a permanent, full-time position. We are looking for an individual who will add value to our flourishing business Auto dealership experience helpful but not required. Qualifying candidate must be detail-oriented and possess the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Strong organizational and prioritizing skills are a plus. We offer an excellent benefit package including HEALTH, DENTAL, VISION, 401k and PAID VACATION. If you have what it takes, apply now! Fax resumes to 575-622-5899 Attn: Office Manager or via email to officemgr@kagnm.com

045. Employment Opportunities

CAREER OPPORTUNITY Become a Correctional Officer for the Roswell Correctional Center. Requirements: Must be 18 years of age; a High School Graduate or Equivalent and a U.S. Citizen; No Felony Convictions, Pass Entry Screening Tests - held every Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. at the NM Training Academy. Benefits: Retirement Plan; Paid Vacation; Paid Sick Leave; Life, Health, Dental, Vision and Legal Insurance Plans are available. Contact Human Resources Department at 625-3115 for more information. NOW HIRING for Assistant General Manager. Management experience a must. Hotel experience preferred but not required. Please apply in person at 3607 N. Main. PINK SLIPPER Gentleman’s Club of Artesia is now hiring dancers. Must be 18 years old, no experience necessary. Apply in person at 6110 7 Rivers Hwy or call 505-402-6777. MI VIA Consultant -Southeast Region of NM

We have an opening for a people-oriented, self-starter to provide support services to individuals in the Mi Via self directed waiver program living in communities in the Southeast region of New Mexico. As a consultant services provider, our goal is to provide the most prompt, respectful and professional services possible. The Mi Via Consultant will assist participants with developing service and support plans for Mi Via authorized services and support on-going activity. Requires ability to network and build collaborative relationships. You must be a computer-literate, detail-oriented, multi-tasker with strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. Some in-state travel is required.

Baccalaureate level degree in related field required or 6+ years experience serving individuals with disabilities may offset requirement for experience. Bilingual is highly preferred.

Great opportunity for career advancement with a competitive salary. For starters: Fax your resume to 1-505-883-0761, Attention Sandra Woodward, or email your resume to sandraw@ consumerdirectonline.net Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug-Free Workplace

Roswell Daily Record

045. Employment Opportunities

REGISTERED NURSE Flexible Hours

HDFS is seeking to contract with a RN to provide healthcare coordination, health assessments and health related teaching to people with developmental disabilities and their staff living in the Roswell and surrounding community. Some instate travel required. Email

asalmon@highdesertfs.com

or visit us at www.highdesertfs.com

MOTEL 6 is now accepting applications for front desk. Apply in person at 3307 N. Main. PROJECT ENGINEER Souder, Miller & Associates (SMA), Roswell, NM Resume to: Martha.scott@ soudermiller.com Details @ www.soudermiller.com CHILI’S GRILL & BAR Now hiring experienced cooks, severs, & dishwashers. Great pay, great benefits, competitive wages, based on experience. Apply online @ brinkerjobs.com ATTENTION! THE HARDEST SALES CAREER YOU’LL EVER LOVE Realistic Six Figure Potential Overnight Travel Required Contact (866) 326-4309 or joinusnow@pltnm.com Electrician/Journeyman or apprentice. Experience w/controls preferred. 575-734-5111 REFRIGERATION TECHNICIAN. Must have experience with medium and low temp refrigeration and HVAC. Call 734-5111. NEED A good Caregiver, reliable, mostly nights & weekends. Call 840-4677 Lupe, 8am-3pm only. MAINENANCE POSITION Apply in person, Sunset Apartments, 1601 S. Sunset. Dexter Consolidated Schools Notice of Vacancy BOOKKEEPER Open Until Filled Please download app at www.dexterdemons.org for more information contact Beth, Human Resources 734-5420 ext #319 benedictb@ dexterdemons.org

045. Employment Opportunities

FULL TIME skilled maintenance position. Must have knowledge of electrical, plumbing, swimming pool, drywall repair, painting & grounds maintenance. Apply in person, Candlewood Suites 4 Military Heights. Salary DOE. KYMERA

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

Billing/Coding Specialist: FT – Exp in insurance billing and coding, patient/insurance collections and computer skills required. Knowledge of EMR systems. Quals: Minimum of 2 yrs. medical billing; knowledge of CPT; ICD-9; HCPCS; superb communication and people skills. Fax Resume w/coversheet to: HR Office at 627-9520 ARE YOU A WEB GURU? The Roswell Daily Record is seeking a Web Designer to join our team.

Requirements • Three (3)+ years of web design & HTML experience • Solid knowledge of web standards and xhtml/css • Coding html/css/ javascript from Illustrator and/or Photoshop layouts •Ability to code html/css by hand and integrate javascript functionality • Maintaining/deploying web content • Designing web interfaces/email templates from scratch • Blog/Facebook/YouTube/ Twitter management • Creating content for SEO initiatives • Expert with Abode creative suite • Web Analytics creation and reporting • Special projects as requested • Self-motivator/ flexible/team player Duties The Web Designer shall be responsible for playing a key role in designing all aspects of the Roswell Daily Record web presence and visual identity including user interfaces, new web site initiatives, social media campaigns, email marketing campaigns, SEO projects, as well as functionality enhancements to our existing sites.

Please send your resumes to 2301 N. Main, Roswell, NM 88201 or by email addirector@rdrnews.com

045. Employment Opportunities

EXPERIENCED Glass & window installer needed. Driver’s License a must. Apply at #4 Wool Bowl Circle ROSWELL HONDA NOW HIRING - Sales professionals. Seeking courteous professionals with an outgoing personality and a drive for success. We offer an excellent benefit package including HEALTH, DENTAL, VISION, 401k and PAID VACATION. No experience required. All applicants must pass a drug test. Apply in person at Roswell Honda 2177 W. 2nd. St. Ask for Ruben or Ricardo The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is looking for a friendly and professional Maintenance Assistant to join our team. Ideally you will have building services experience in a customer-facing environment. Please apply between 9 and 5 Monday through Friday at 2300 N Main street. CDL DRIVERS, tanker endorsement, no hazmat required, local, great pay. 637-5346 ARE YOU CREATIVE? The Roswell Daily Record is seeking a Graphic Designer to join our team.

Requirements • 3 - 5 years design experience • Expert in the following programs with the ability to create all levels of advertisements: Quark Express, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat • Proficient in using Macintosh platform • Strong organizational and time management skills • Can explain visual concepts to non-visual people • Thrive in a fast paced team oriented environment • Strong communication skills Duties Produce print and/or multi-media online advertising. Responsibilities include designing and implementing work of a high visual and conceptual quality content for intended audience. Collaborating with sales staff and clients to identify client needs; effectively communicating design concepts and creative vision to clients and sales staff.

Please send your resumes to 2301 N. Main, Roswell, NM 88201 or by email addirector@rdrnews.com


Roswell Daily Record 045. Employment Opportunities

FOREMAN NEEDED for utility work and backhoe operators must have prior utility experience. Please call 505-250-2467 or apply in person at 1303 E. McGaffey, Kelly Cable. Counseling Associates, Inc. is currently looking for a MST Therapist Must have a masters degree in a human service related field and be licensed by the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board. MST is an evidenced based model requiring intensive work with youth and families. Population served: offenders 12 - 17 y.o. with long history of arrests. Weekly Supervision and Consultation required. Specific experience in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, Strategic Family Therapy and behaviorally-based marital and drug treatment therapy preferred. This is a full time position with some evening and weekend work. Bilingual is a plus Salary D.O.E. an E.O.E. If you need further information please contact Lore Chamberlin at 575-623-1480 ext. 1007 Please send resumes to: Counseling Associates, Inc. Lore Chamberlin P.O. Box 1978 Roswell, New Mexico 88202

045. Employment Opportunities SOUTHEAST NM Community Action Corporation is accepting applications for:

Roswell Head Start Site Supervisor

045. Employment Opportunities SOUTHEAST NM Community Action Corporation Is accepting applications for: Head Start Site Supervisor Position in Carlsbad Center

Southeast NM Community Action Corporation Head Start Program is searching for a Site Supervisor. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified individual with supervisory experience and enjoys families and children. Salary range is $29,952 to $38,638 (DOQ) and a 12 month position. 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.

Southeast NM Community Action Corporation Head Start Program is searching for a Site Supervisor. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified individual with supervisory experience and enjoys families and children. Salary range is $29,952 to $38,638 (DOQ) and a 12 month position. 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.

All applications must be submitted to the Department of Workforce Solutions at 2110 S. Main, Roswell, NM

All applications must be submitted to the Department of Workforce Solutions at 2110 S. Main, Roswell, NM

REVIEW DEADLINE ~ April 8, 2013 POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SNMCAC is an EEOE

REVIEW DEADLINE ~ April 8, 2013 POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SNMCAC is an EEOE

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045. Employment Opportunities

Purchasing Agent/Buyer responsible for the purchasing of all materials, equipment and supplies. Requires daily interaction with suppliers. Inventory review. Order and delivery tracking per purchase orders. Resolution of non-supplied, under orders, over orders and damaged goods. Drug test required. EOE. Offers cafeteria plan, holidays, vacation & sick time. We E-Verify. Resumes to hr@siiair.com. Professional: Training/ Technical Development Consultant: Provide training to adults on Early Childhood Best Practices, monitor the New Mexico STAR Quality Ratings; provide on-site AIM HIGH mentorship to participating child care programs. Full-time position. BA degree specific to Early Childhood or related field required. Position will be covering Chavez, Eddy and Lea counties. Job announcements and online applications are available at www.enmu.edu/jobs. All employees must pass a pre-employment background check. AA/EO/Title IX Employer. Call (575) 562-2115 for more information.

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045. Employment Opportunities

THE HISTORICAL Society for SE New Mexico has an opening for Administrative Director for the Museum and Archives. Part time paid position. General management, fund raising, grant writing, volunteer recruitment/co-ordinating and public relations, experience required. Submit resume to HSSENM, 200N. Lea, Roswell, NM 88201. Deadline for submission is 4/15/13.

A Family Friendly Industry is NOW HIRING. Looking for a CHANGE? Try moving from OIL to SOIL. Delivery Drivers & Custom Applicators Competitive Wages, full benefits package, 401K with company match and paid time off. Pre-employment drug test required. Drivers must have current CDL w/Hazmat Endorsement & DOT Physical. Serious Inquiries apply at: 103 East Mill Road, Artesia, NM 88210 Call 575-748-3510 for directions to our warehouse.

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045. Employment Opportunities

HOME MEDICAL Equipment Company in Roswell has an opening for a Service Technician/CSR. Must be reliable with a good driving record. Must be able to pass a background check and a drug test. Candidates should possess the ability to work with the general public. Fax your resume to 1-888-276-6255 or stop by American Home Patient 3107-B N. Main between 8:30-1:30 to complete an application. Employment Opportunity - NM Association of Conservation Districts-Farm Bill Program Specialist in Roswell, NM. Performs administrative and program support duties; requires good computer skills with Microsoft Office applications and basic knowledge of accounting and business office functions; agricultural background referred; occasional travel may be required; temporary, full-time position; salary from $24,933 to $31,315. Submit applications or short resumes to Troy Hood, 1102 Villa Rd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124 by April 26, 2013 Contact Roswell office at (575)622-8746 or Troy Hood (505)898-5969 for more information.

045. Employment Opportunities

Legal Secretary needed for established law firm. Candidate must be able to work independently, multitask in pressure situations, be detaile-oriented, and have excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills. Minimum typing speed 65 wpm. Legal experience preferred but will train candidate with skills and desire to learn. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume and salary requirements to PO Box 1897 Box 341 Roswell, NM 88202 Low Voltage Electricians/Apprentices needed for install of large Security Fire and CCTV commercial job. Great Pay! E-mail Resume to AlbLowVoltage@aol.com Family Resource & Referral is looking for quality individuals to work in our After School Program. Must be at least 18 years old, and enjoy working and playing with school age children. Hours are monday-Friday 2:30pm-5:30pm except on Wednesdays 1:30pm5:30pm. Previous childcare experiance is prefered but not required. Please apply at 118 E. 4th Street or call 623-9438. EOE.

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045. Employment Opportunities

TADPOLES DAYCARE is now taking applications for a part time postion as a caregiver. Qualified applicants must be able to pass a background check and drug test. Please apply in person at 2205 N. Atkinson. FORREST TIRE Company of Roswell looking for experienced salesman. Competitive pay, 401K. For more info, call 623-2090. Requisition# 105895 Production Worker Must be able to pass drug test. Apply at AmeriPride Linen between 8:00am and 11:00am at 515 N Virginia, Roswell NM 88201 between 03/27/13 to 04/05/13. Competitive salary and benefits. This is for full time position. Application may be filled out at office or online in office. No phone calls will be accepted. AA/EEO EMPLOYER M/F/D/V Medical Careers begin here â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer and Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV authorized. Call 877-495-3099 www.CenturaOnline.com

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Are you a Web Guru?

The Roswell Daily Record is seeking a Graphic Designer to join our team.

The Roswell Daily Record is seeking a Web Designer to join our team.

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Three (3)+ years of web design & HTML experience Solid knowledge of web standards and xhtml/css Coding html/css/javascript from Illustrator and/or Photoshop layouts Ability to code html/css by hand and integrate javascript functionality Maintaining/deploying web content Designing web interfaces/email templates from scratch Blog/Facebook/YouTube/Twitter management Creating content for SEO initiatives Expert with Abode creative suite Web Analytics creation and reporting Special projects as requested Self-motivator/flexible/team player

Duties Produce print and/or multi-media online advertising. Responsibilities include designing and implementing work of a high visual and conceptual quality content for intended audience. Collaborating with sales staff and clients to identify client needs; effectively communicating design concepts and creative vision to clients and sales staff.

Please send your resumes to 2301 N. Main, Roswell NM 88201 or by email addirector@rdrnews.com

Duties The Web Designer shall be responsible for playing a key role in designing all aspects of the Roswell Daily Record web presence and visual identity including user interfaces, new web site initiatives, social media campaigns, email marketing campaigns, SEO projects, as well as functionality enhancements to our existing sites.

Please send your resumes to 2301 N. Main, Roswell NM 88201 or by email addirector@rdrnews.com

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D4 Sunday, March 31, 2013 045. Employment Opportunities

CABLE ONE IS LOOKING FOR A FIELD MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN You must have a go get ‘em attitude and enjoy customer service, to be considered for this career. You must have at least two years Cable experience, particularly know sweep and balance, noise mitigation and fiber optic splicing. You will service Cable One’s video, phone and internet services. Must be able to operate power tools and hand tools safely and work in all seasons and some scheduled weekends and an on-call schedule. Lift 80 pound ladder. Gladly educate customers as to the proper operation of all services andequipment. Must possess a valid driver’s license, be a team player, be self-motivated, and possess good communication, technical and public relation skills. Must pass pre-employment testing that includes Math skills, background-check, along with physical and drug screening. Please apply in person at 2005 S. Main. No calls. 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.

135. Ceramic Tile

CERAMIC TILE Do you need to tile your floor? Here in Roswell, Ben does it for you. From $295 ONLY per room. It includes: Tile, thin-set and work. 505-990-1628 or 575-825-0665 (cell)

140. Cleaning

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252 BUSY BEE Cleaning Service. Commercial, residential, & rental properties. Call Judi @ 626-4198 HELPING HANDS housecleaners. Reliable, hard working team. References provided. (575)551-8693 (575)416-8308 HOUSEKEEPING/OFFICE CLEANING services. Over 20yrs exp. 625-1478 SUNSHINE WINDOW Service Free estimates. 575-626-5153 or 626-5458

150. Concrete

Running Bear Concrete Foundations, Driveways, Patios, Sidewalks, Curbing, Stucco. Lic: 373219. Call 317-6058

185. Electrical

ELECTRICAL SERVICES Any size electrical job. Lic#360025. (203)893-2495

200. Fencing

AVERITT OFFERS CDL-A DEDICATED DRIVERS A STRONG, STABLE, PROFITABLE CAREER. $1,500 Sign-on Bonus for Experienced Drivers living within a 100 mile radius of El Paso, TX; Alamogordo, Albuquerque, or Las Cruces, NM. Excellent Benefits, & Hometime. 855-877-0792 or visit AverittCareers.com Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rodriguez Construction FOR WOOD, metal, block, stucco fencing, Since 1974. Lic. 22689. 420-0100

L&F DISTRIBUTORS Seeks Office Personnel. Ideal candidate will be responsible for answering phones and other office duties as assigned. Candidates must possess effective written and verbal communication skills, be self motivated; detail oriented and have strong work ethics. Apply in person only. 2200 N. Atkinson Ave. Roswell, NM 88201 Equal Opportunity Employer

Construction, fencing, concrete, sprinklers, landscaping. Call Jose, Licensed & Bonded. 624-8557 or 317-6712.

SUMMIT HEALTHCARE is seeking full-time EXPERIENCED Surgical Tech! Please apply on our website at www.summithealthcare.net or call 928-537-6367

SERVICES

080. Alterations

220. Furniture Repair WE BUILD and repair furniture. 840-7849 or 626-8466

225. General Construction

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

230. General Repair

HANDYMAN Tile, drywall, painting, clean up, countertops. 420-8470 or 420-6958, Ben. “Big E’s” Handyman/Maint Services Quality work. Reasonable rates. Free est. Senior disc. 914-6025

235. Hauling

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

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Spring Clean-up rake leaves, tree trimming, weed eating, haul trash, property clean-up & much more. Call Joseph, 317-2242. LAWN MOWING, landscaping, yard cutting, tree’s cut down. Call 910-2033 TIME FOR Spring preparations is here & so is Dirt Cheap Landscaping. Seasonal specials available for sprinkler repair, tilling, garden planning, tree trimming, & more. Call Jon Likens for your free estimate! Senior & Veteran Discounts. 347-8611

CLASSIFIEDS

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

LAWN-SERVICE Year-round maintenance, trimming re-seeding, trash, cleaning and hauling. Low prices. 575-914-0803 Mow lawns, pickup trash, & clean-up jobs. 308-1227

285. Miscellaneous Services

ATTENTION SLEEP APNEA SUFFERERS with Medicare. Get FREE CPAP Replacement Supplies at NO COST, plus FREE home delivery! Best of all, prevent red skin sores and bacterial infection! Call, 866-938-5101. Canada Drug Center is your choice for safe and affordable medications. Our licensed Canadian mail order pharmacy will provide you with savings of up to 90 percent on all your medication needs. Call today 1-800-661-3783, for $10.00 off your first prescription and free shipping.

285. Miscellaneous Services

Roswell Daily Record 310. Painting/ Decorating

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

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

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

PET WASTE REMOVAL Call Canine Clean-up, 420-4669.

SAVE ON Cable TVInternet-Digital PhoneSatellite. You`ve Got A Choice! Options from ALL major service providers. Call us to learn more! CALL Today. 888-706-8846 HIGHSPEED INTERNET EVERYWHERE By Satellite! Speeds up to 12mbps! (200x faster than dial-up.) Starting at $49.95/mo. CALL NOW & GO FAST! 1-888-719-0630

316. Pet Services

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.

The Coordinating Council for the Pecos Valley Regional Education Cooperative (PVREC) #8 is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director. About the opportunity: Responsible for the efficient operation of the organization, compliance with PVREC policies and procedures, state and federal regulations and providing the highest quality of services to eleven school districts. Qualifications: • Minimum of a Master's Degree in Education Administration from an approved accredited four-year institution. • Current Education Administrative License issued by the NM Public Education Department Experience: • Five years experience in a public school setting • Supervise and manage staff Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Knowledge of education in New Mexico. • Knowledge of federal, state and local policies. • Knowledge of public school budgeting and reporting. • Skilled at directing and motivating staff. • Ability to work with a small staff and public school districts of various sizes. • Ability to provide guidance and support to public school districts for their local efforts. • Ability to communicate effectively with public school administrators, teachers and support staff. • Ability to organize and prioritize. Salary Range: $90,000.00-$105,000.00 If interested please send a resume to: Pecos Valley REC #8 Attention: Patricia Parsons, Coordinating Council Chair P.O. Box 155 Artesia, NM 88211 Phone: 575.748.6100 Fax: 575.748.6160 The PVREC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, disability, handicap or veteran status in employment or the provision of services in accordance with federal and state laws.

AFFORDABLE LAWN care, call Cory Hubbard for quote 317-7513 or Josh Hill 808-674-7506. “Big E’s” Landscaping & Yardwork mow, trim, prune property clean-up, sprinkler sys. senior disc. 914-6025 WW LAWN Service Property cleanup - Lawn & field mowing - Shrub & hedge trimming - Rock installation & much more. Call Juan, 626-6121. Emerald Landscaping Lawn & sprinkler installation, sprinkler repair, sod, gravel, lawn maintenance. Maintenance/Free Estimates/accept credit cards. Lic#89265. Call: Aaron, 575-910-0150 or Chris, 420-3945 Mow Grass, Trim Bushes, Clean Ups, Hauling Trash Leaf Raking, flower beds, tree pruning, rock yards & rototilling, pick up pecans. Repair sprinklers & fences. 347-8156, 347-8157 Pedro

NMSU Carlsbad-Financial Aid Advisor-Financial Aid Office (Req.# 0601013)

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Go to https://jobs.nmsu.edu to submit an application. For additional information please call Bobbie Jo Willingham, HR Specialist at 234-9208 or carlsbadhr@ad.nmsu.edu. Closing Date: April 6, 2013.

RITZY RAGS Alterations. Mon-Thurs, 12-5pm, by appt. only. Susan at 420-6242.

105. Childcare

LITTLE LAMBS Learning Center, 2708 N. Main is accepting new enrollment ages 6wks-12yrs old. Under new management. For info call 575-625-8422.

THE HOLLYFRONTIER COMPANIES ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE, III

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IN ARTESIA, NEW MEXICO DESKTOP SUPPORT TECHNICIAN

Yates Petroleum Corporation has an opening in the IT Department for a Desktop Support Technician.

QUALIFICATIONS • Must have two or more years of relevant experience in an IT support environment and/or a college degree with related certifications • Must have knowledge and experience in providing support for the MS suite, laptop/desktop hardware and peripherals maintenance • Must have strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, enthusiastic customer skills, initiative and motivation • Able to communicate with all different levels of employees and work well in a team setting • Able to perform duties with minimal supervision • Excellent organizational skills

Excellent benefits package including: 401(k), Medical & Dental Insurance, Basic & Supplemental Life Insurance, AD&D, Short & Long Term Disability Insurance, AFLAC, Cafeteria Plan, Vacation and Sick Leave.

Visit our website at www.yatespetroleum.com to download an application. Please submit application and resume to:

Yates Petroleum Corporation P.O. Box 97 Artesia, NM 88211-0097

BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for non-repetitive bookkeeping and accounting related clerical work and fiscal record keeping. Under general supervision, ensures assigned accounts are paid and invoices are posted to provide accurate management reports or conducts a variety of tasks and coordinates the collection and analysis of data. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA). Assists all accountants with accounting tasks. Communicates with all levels of management on information related to department projects or any other requests. Responds to complex inquiries related to invoices, the company or department rules, regulations, policies and procedures and solves problems as appropriate to position. Ensures the Accounting department’s policies and procedures are adhered to. Maintains and logs permanent stored files. Prepares various accounting statements and reports. Prepares, updates, and maintains various periodical files and binders as needed or assigned and distributes as directed. Reconciles between systems or accounts as assigned. Coordinates and liaises with internal departments and vendors as needed. Troubleshoots data issues of assigned invoices. Enters assigned data into various assigned system(s). May include some or all of the following duties: Processes payments. Processes end of month journal entries. Manage and process invoices and distribute processed invoices as assigned or needed through assigned system. Monitors work of others as needed. Receive, distribute, input and proof daily information and handle the daily operations and activities of assigned area. Process payment proposals and check runs, and journal entries for capital projects and prepare capital tracking reports. Measure volumes and tracks actual vs. budgeted volumes by site. Prepares various entries as assigned. Tracks and enters assigned master file additions, changes, and other revisions. Relieve receptionist as needed. Coordinate retrieval, recording and retention of corporate or assigned information and obtain corporate registrations and proper business licenses. Maintain department calendars to ensure obligations are met as required. Assists with preparation of department budget and cost center allocations; reviews department expenses as compared to budget, identifying incorrect expense line items. Prepare complex business communications, presentations, reports, studies, forms and correspondence. Prepare various governmental reports with supervision. Assist with collection and preparation for outside tax consultants. Assist with assigned department mailings and documentation of such mailings. Coordinates internal training program for accounting staff. Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 5 years of on-the-job experience with a minimum of 3 years work experience in a corporate administrative position or equivalent role required. EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent is required. PREFERRED EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: Associate’s Degree preferred. REQUIRED SKILLS: Organized, detail-oriented team player with strong multi-task skills, flexible, creative, resourceful, and highly-motivated with a desire for self-improvement. Ability to analyze basic account entries and adjustments and apply basic mathematical concepts to calculate tax or other accounting amounts accurately. Basic reading and writing ability with attention to accuracy and detail. Proficient computer skills in word processing, database, e-mail, spreadsheet applications as well as accounting system working knowledge. Ability to collect, review and organize business related data; prioritize work activities; achieve planned objectives and handle multiple projects simultaneously to successful completion. Must be able to effectively communicate with others, both written and verbal, and good interpersonal skills. SUPERVISORY/MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: None. WORK CONDITIONS: Office based. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, lifting or carrying up to 10 lbs., pushing and/or pulling up to 10 lbs., and climbing up to 2 ft. Please visit us at http://www.hollyfrontier.com/employment-opportunities/ to view and apply for current opportunities with HollyFrontier Corporation. Application must be submitted by 4:00 pm on Monday, April 1, 2013. HollyFrontier Corporation is an EEO / Affirmative Action Employer


CLASSIFIEDS

Roswell Daily Record 345. Remodeling

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

395. Stucco Plastering

FINANCIAL

400. Tax Service

Accounting & Tax Svc. Degreed & Experienced Tax Accountant 623-9018 AFFORDABLE TAX PREP New Mexico Management Services. Call Karen at 575-420-0880.

410. Tree Service

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

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

400. Tax Service

ANAYA Gross Receipts Consulting & Tax Service. Contact us to Anayalate your tax problems. Over 25 yrs. exp. Personal & Business. Compare our prices/we e-file. 575-623-1513

QuickCut Tree Services Best prices, great clean-up. Call for free estimates, 575-208-8963. Allen’s Tree Srvc. Trim top removal, good clean up. Free estimates. 626-1835

REAL ESTATE 490. Homes For Sale As Is: 2 for 1: 3br/2ba, corner home, + 1br, 1/2ba , separate unit, 519 S. Pinon Ave, Sierra & El Cap. schools, $130k. 622-7010

BEAUFIFUL 3000 sqft house in the NW. 3br/2ba, formal dining rm, large den/playroom, laundry rm, kitchen w/breakfast area, pantry, 2 car garage,landscape yard w/fruit trees, 8ft block fence, new roof. $180k. 575-622-6170

490. Homes For Sale FSBO 607 Fulkerson, $125k, 3br, 1 3/4ba, 1 car gar, 1500sqft, heat pump w/ref. air, good con. Owner fin. not avail. 624-0274

OPEN HOUSE April 7TH 1-4PM 2601 Resolana Dr This house will be sold at Public Auction on April 13th. Wild West Auctions.com for details or 623-7355

OWNER CAN finance or get your own financing, S. Kansas 4BD/3BA, 2200sf, many updates. $135k w/ $10k down. 622-6786 Negatiable.

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CITY OF ROSWELL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES SALARY

Air Center Electrician

Airport

Starting Hourly Rate: $12.8793

Customer Service Clerk

Water-Customer Service

Starting Hourly Rate: $10.1615

(Current Journeyman License Required)

Deputy Court Clerk

CLOSING DATE Until Filled 04/01/13

Starting Hourly Rate: $10.1615

04/12/13

Engineering Aide Engineering – Summer Internship (For Current Engineering Students)

Hourly Rate: $9.00

04/15/13

Museum Curator Collections & Exhibitions

Hourly Rate: $7.50

Until Filled

Emergency Communications Dispatcher

Municipal Court Dispatch

Starting Hourly Rate: $13.1786

04/05/13

Laborer I – FT/Temp

Golf Course Museum

Starting Salary: $34,428.21

Sanitation Worker II

Landfill

Starting Hourly Rate: $10.5958

04/08/13

Transit Vehicle Operator (PT)

Pecos Trails

Starting Hourly Rate: $9.8513

Until Filled

Wastewater Electrician

Water- WWTP

Starting Hourly Rate: $12.8793

Until Filled

Water & Sewer Maintainer I

Water-Maint & Transmission

Starting Hourly Rate: $10.5958

Until Filled

(CDL License Required) (CDL License Required)

(Current Journeyman License Required) (CDL License Required)

04/12/13

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application for each job for which they are applying. Failure to submit a complete application packet and all its requirements will invalidate your application. Application and job description(s) for the above position(s) are available on our website at www.roswell-nm.gov. The City of Roswell offers a competitive benefit package which includes medical, life, vision, dental, and retirement! Completed applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 5:00 p.m. of the closing date to be considered. All positions are subject to pre-employment post offer drug testing. The City of Roswell is an EOE/Drug Free Employer

There are jobs, and then there are jobs at Lovelace Regional Hospital. We’re about so much more than time clocks and paychecks. Here, our employees create higher and better standards for health care in the Southwest.

It’s our legacy.

If you or someone you know has what it takes to continue that legacy, Apply on line at: http://www.lovelacehealthsystemjobs.com/

Floor Tech - Full Time

ICU RN – Full Time & PRN

Med/Surg RN - Full Time &PRN OR RN - Full Time

Medical Lab Tech – Full Time Lab Assistant – PRN

Physical Therapitst – Part Time

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

510. Resort-Out of Town

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

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

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

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520. Lots for Sale

BEAUTIFUL LIKE new 2bd/2ba, refrigerated air, covered deck carport, new roof, wont last, Senior Adults. 317-6870

5 ACRE lot w/wonderful view of city & sunrises. Includes pipe fence, gate, well, electricity, & gravel road, $55K, 954-261-5800

18X80 FLEETWOOD Mobile Home. Open kitchen, dining & living room, 3BD 1&3/4BA, master has 5ft walk in shower, large porch w/ ramp. $39900 Call to see. 627-8009

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 $19,500. Owner financing w/ $4000 down. 50 lots to choose from. On Washington & Brasher. 420-1352.

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492. Homes for Sale/Rent

FSBO 4/2.5/2 on .5 acres, 2808 Sydney, $283k, near Walmart. Call 625-1843

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GARAGE & YARD SALE KITS To make your sale more sucessful!

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Includes: • 3 Signs • Pricing Stickers • Yard Sale Tips

Agave Energy Company has openings in the Artesia, NM office for:

MEASUREMENT ANALYST DUTIES: • Provide PGAS, TechTools, and other technical support to measurement technicians. • Ability to assist and troubleshoot measurement data reporting requirements to production, accounting, and customers. • Perform various duties using PGAS and TechTools application to ensure accurate gas measurement audit trail documentation. QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: • High school diploma or GED required • Must have excellent computer skills in Excel, Word, and Access. • Experience with PGAS, TechTools, gas measurement, gas accounting, or field operations is preferred. • Requires good written communication and interpersonal skills. • Ability to work well in a team environment and willing to learn new technology. • Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks at once.

SCADA ADMINISTRATOR DUTIES: • Responsible for overall SCADA System performance. • Maintain SCADA system components such as polling servers, data historians, and communication infrastructure. • Coordinate SCADA related projects such as system enhancements and upgrades. • Troubleshoot and resolve SCADA and automation related problems. QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: • High School Diploma or GED required. Associate or Bachelor degree is preferred. • Strong background in computers, programming, automation, and telemetry is preferred. • Experience with SCADA Systems and facility automation is preferred. • Candidate must possess excellent computer skills in Access, Excel, and Word. • Good written, communication, and interpersonal skills. • Capable of taking the lead in various projects and ability to work well in a team environment. • Able to handle multiple tasks at once and willingness to learn new technology.

AUTOMATION TECHNICIAN DUTIES: • Provide technical expertise for troubleshooting automation related equipment problems. • Manage various projects such as installation of control and monitoring equipment at new and existing field facilities. • Be able to configure and modify various PLC devices used for monitoring, process controls, and instrumentation. • Perform calibration of various pressure/temperature transmitters, tank levels, and other related equipment. • Perform installation and maintenance of satellite and radio telemetry systems. • Work closely with SCADA System support personnel to troubleshoot problems. • Assist measurement personnel with technical radio telemetry issues regarding field measurement, facility and pipeline operations. • Employee will be subject to Agave's 24 hour call and weekend scheduling rotation. QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: • High school diploma or GED required. • Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid New Mexico Driver’s License. • Must have a strong electrical and technical aptitude. • Current experience with automation systems, field equipment, telemetry, etc. is preferred. • Requires good written and communication skills. • Ability to work well in a team environment. • Computer skills in Excel, and Word; willing to learn new technology. Excellent benefits package including: 401(k), Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance, Basic / Supplemental Life Insurance, AD&D, Short / Long Term Disability Insurance, Long Term Care, AFLAC, Cafeteria Plan, Vacation and Sick Leave. Visit our website at www.yatespetroleum.com to download an application.

Please submit application and resume to:

Agave Energy Company P.O. Box 97 Artesia, NM 88211-0097


D6 Sunday, March 31, 2013 520. Lots for Sale

3 OFFICES & Large lot for sale or lease. 410 S. Main 420-9072 or 623-9051 5 to 10 Acre lots in NE Roswell with city water, power, internet. 60K-110K. McPhersonLand.com $1,OOO DOWN 6% INTEREST- 10yrs OWNER FINANCING On Your own 5 Acre Mini Ranch. At Buena Vida, 9 miles west of Roswell. Good convenants, no mobiles. Call Jim Moore Owner/Broker 623-1800 or 626-5352

RENTALS

EFF, 1 & 2br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. EFF, 1BR, downtown, clean, wtr pd. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD. 623-8377

705 W. 10th, 1br/1ba, very clean, $500/mo. $500dep. No HUD, no pets, Couple or Single 575-420-4801

1&2Bd, No HUD, No Pets, pmt hist req, call for appt, M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331

{{{RENTED}}} Lovely 2br/2ba, garage, private courtyard, all appliances, completely furnished. 1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281

Roswell Apartment 1700 Pontiac Dr. spacious 2br, 1ba, $600 mo + dep. stove/fridge, extra storage water paid. 626-864-3461

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 108 Lighthall, 3br/1ba, ref air, fnced yard, $700/mo, $700/dep. 627-9942

TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 NE 17 Huerta, 3/2/2, $1300/mo, $1000/dep. Call Mike, 928-592-3723.

612 W. Church, close to Roswell High School, 3/2/2, 2 living areas, $1300/mo, $1000/dep. Call Ruth at 575-317-1605 Owner/Broker 707 Plaza, 3br, 1 1/2 ba, 1 car garage, covered patio & fenced yard, new kitchen, fridge, stove, micro, washer/dryer. $770 mo. plus dep, no smoking or HUD. Call 915-6498 or 317-1672 1BR, $400/mo , $300/dep, small pet okay. Call Julie, 505-220-0617.

1&2Bd, 3 locations, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No Pets, M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331

3/1/1 FOR small family, 6 month lease, background check required, no HUD or Pets, 623-0316, lv msg

2BR/2BA, garage, office, N. end Roswell, no pets, $1200/mo. 575-626-8927

CLEAN 3BR/1BA, w/d hookups, all fenced, $700, $650/dep, no HUD or pets. N. of Spring River Zoo, off Atkinson, Avail. March 27. Lv msg, 623-8813

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished

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 $544, 2BR $653, 3br/2ba $753/mo., ref air, newly remodeled. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944

PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN.

1BR Apt. ctrl Air, appliances, laundry facility, quiet. $495/mo + Dep. 2550 Bent Tree. 317-6408.

535. Apartments Furnished

540. Apartments Unfurnished

540. Apartments Unfurnished

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

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

3BD/1.5BA 301 E. Ballard. No HUD, no pets. Must call to see! 420-9012

NO PETS or HUD. 3/1.5, $900, $700 dep 2/2/1 $950, $700 dep. 575-420-5930

2BD/1BA $750MO. $500 dep. Dogs allowed. No HUD. 317-6169 2BD NO pets. $550mo. Older person or small family, u pay bills. 626-9347 3/2/2, CALL for appointment. 626-5538

CLASSIFIEDS

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

615 W. Mathews 2BD ref.. air, W/D hookups, no pets, no HUD. $650mo $600dep. 914-5402 3BR, W/D hookups, $675/mo, $350/dep, references, no pets. 317-4779 NEW CARPET & paint! 2-BR, 1-BA cottage close to park. Fenced yard, ref. air. Gas stove, fridge, washer & dryer included! $675/month + $425/dep. Avail. 1st week of April. Call 420-6453 to view.

3BD/1BA 1CAR garage, near Roswell High. $850mo $600dep. Pets neg. or will sell $95k. 420-5138 1br, 309 S. Montana, fenced, double lots, appliances, w/d included, $450/mo. 575-405-4912

3/2/2, alarm, sprinkler, FP, near Monterrey schools. Avail. 4/1 575-317-3677

2&3Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No Pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331

560. Sleeping Rooms

SINGLE PERSON sleeping rooms private entry & deck. 3/4 ba. All bills pd. Inquire 105 N. Missouri

580. Office or Business Places 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. EXECUTIVE OFFICES, furnished with high end furnishing, remodeled, high traffic area, walking distance to Courts, great for an Att. or business professional, $1200/mo. 317-3904

OFFICE BUILDING for lease now, located at 200 W. Hobbs St. This building can be sub-divided if needed call Diane at 623-4553 ext. 1 for more information or to set up an appointment to view the building.

MERCHANDISE

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

TOP PRICES paid for household items, furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles, tools, saddles, plus anything else of value. We buy compete household & estates. 623-0136 or 627-2033 STRONG NEED of veg/fruit juicer in good condition. 457-2020 bet. 8-12am I AM interested in buying bedroom furniture & a gas cook stove. 317-6285.

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.

745. Pets for Sale

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NKC Registered American Bulldog Puppies ready to go. For more info call Juan at 575-626-6121 PUPPY LOVE Grooming & Boarding - Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also 575-420-6655 JACK RUSSELL male terriers, 2 all white, 2 tri color. 10wks old 420-9486. GERMAN ROTTWEILER pup for sale Gerardo at 575-637-9626

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

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LOOK!! Blairs Monterey Flea Market located at 1400 W. 2nd. has over 40 vendors selling a wide range of items, custom jewelry, body jewelry & gauges, glass pipes & hookahs, NFL logo store, Graphic signs & screen printing, photo shop & hair extensions, bows & flowers, fashion clothing, boots, shoes, piñatas, herbs & home remedies, Avon, furn. & antiques, collectibles, SW art, knives, tools & toys plus more. 623-0136

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! Pwr wheelchair, lift chair, Invacare patient lifter, hospital bed. 622-7638

Manitawac Restaurant size ice machine, 500lb capacity, guaranteed $1000, located at 1401 Old Dexter Hwy or 626-7488. HARMAR SCOOTER lift, 400lb capacity w/swing arm, fits 2” hitch reciever new $2800 asking $1500. 625-8672 or 973-2087

LOTS OF furniture & misc. for sale. 910-0910 or 626-0590 KING SIZE tempur-pedic mat. & found., 4yrs old $1200 OBO. 317-1051

FORD 8 yard dump truck, gasoline engine, great condition, $4500, 623-5908 2 HEPA Tech air purifiers, high efficiency- latest development in portable air purification, $300ea. Will sell both for $100. 420-7413 MATCHING DRESSER & chest of drawers, livingroom set, weight benches w/weights & squat rack, matching coffee table w/2 end tables, portable A/C, china cabinet, piano. 317-6285 Furniture, living & dining, riding mower, lawn equip., 625-6609 or 622-3145

T-CUP AND TOY PUPPIES Yorkies $800-1500 Chihuahuas $300-500 Shihtzus $650 Malty-Poos $800 Pekapoo-Poms $400 Chines Crested (Hairless) $400 Poodles $500-800 Yorkie poo $800 Pekapoos $800 RARE Party Morkies $1500 Registered, shots, health guaranteed, POTTY PAD trained. Small deposit will hold. Great PAYMENT PLAN. PAYPAL/Debit Credit cards. Some hypo-allergenic non-shedding. 575-308-3017 txt4pics cingard1@hotmail.com MINI CHIHUAHUA puppy 1yr old male, tan. 840-4509 AKC Registered Golden Retrievers, 8 Males - $550 ea., 3 females - $600 ea. Ready April 10th. Please call, 575-420-1150.

RECREATIONAL 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 2006 TRAVEL trailer 30ft $3900. Shane 378-8727 or Judy 378-4823 36ft TERRY 5th wheel, gooseneck w/dual gooseneck hookup, no gen., excellent cond., very clean, $3850. 626-7488 or 420-1352 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

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

Brand new items: Sharp 12,000 BTU window A/C, Frigidaire 10,000 BTU window A/C, Cuisinart 1.2 cu. ft. convection microwave oven & grill. 575-317-4590 4 NEW tires P275/65 R18 w/4 rims 6lug, off of 2012 FX4. $1000 513-5173

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

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790. Autos for Sale

Dennis the Menace

2008 CROWN Victoria V8 excellent condition. $7850 420-1352 2003 OLDS Alero, Runs great, 90k miles, $4500, owner financing w/$1500 down, 420-1352 ‘06 PONTIAC Grand Prix, loaded, 4dr, $5700 OBO 624-2961 - 626-6942 1997 CAD. Catera, 44k, loaded, $5,850.00 420-8888

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

1995 CHEVY-S10 Excellent condition, $2500, owner financing with $1000 down. 1401 Old Dexter Highway. 420-1352

AFFORDABLE HOUSEKEEPING

05 SILVERADO 2500 HD 2wd reg. cab, std, 67k, $6300. 626-6942/624-2961

815. Wanted to Buy Autos

I AM interested in buying a cheap running car or pickup for $500 or under. 317-6285

QUICK PRO CLEANING & MAINTENANCE, LLC Licensed, Bonded & Insured (Roswell/Artesia area) 10% Discount for Veterans & Seniors 1-888-467-1913/ www.GoQuickPro.com ** SPECIAL** 3 Hours of Cleaning ONLY $39.99

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

Roswell Daily Record 3-31-13  

Roswell Daily Record 3-31-13

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