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WASHINGTON (AP) — Crisis legislation to yank the nation past the threat of a historic financial default sped through the House Monday night, breaking weeks of deadlock. The rare moment of cooperation turned celebratory when Rep. Gabrielle Giffords strode in for the first time since she was shot in the head nearly seven months ago.


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The vote was 269-161, a scant day ahead of the deadline for action. But all eyes were on Giffords, who drew thunderous applause as she walked into the House chamber unannounced and cast her vote in favor of the bill. A final Senate sign-off for the measure is virtually assured on Tuesday. Aside from raising the debt limit, the bill would slice federal

spending by at least $2.1 trillion, and perhaps much more. “If the bill were presented to the president, he would sign it,” the White House said, an understatement of enormous proportions. After months of fierce struggle, the House’s top Republican and Democratic leaders swung behind the bill, ratifying a deal sealed Sunday night with a phone

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call from House Speaker John Boehner to President Barack Obama. Many Republicans contended the bill still would cut too little from federal spending; many Democrats said much too much. Still, Republican lawmakers supported the compromise, 174-66, while Democrats split, 95-95 “The legislation will solve this debt crisis and help get

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the American people back to work,” Boehner said at a news conference a few hours before the vote. The Democratic leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, was far less ef fusive. “I’m not happy with it, but I’m proud of some of the accomplishments in it. That’s why I’m voting for it.”

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ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A state board appointed by Gov. Susana Martinez agreed Monday to consider repealing greenhouse gas regulations opposed by her administration, utilities and oil and gas companies. The Environmental Improvement Board scheduled a series of public hearings beginning Nov. 8 on the rules, which were put in place under former Gov. Bill Richardson. Martinez calls the carbon controlling rules a “cap and tax” and included them on a list of Richardson-era environmental regulations that she has targeted as hampering business growth in the state. Public Service Company of New Mexico and others had gone to court seeking to overturn the rules. The state Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court agreed recently to let the parties take the issue back to regulators for consideration. The decision to reopen hearings on the matter raised the ire of environmentalists, who have accused Martinez’s administration of secretly colluding with polluters by holding meetings with the plaintiffs in the lawsuit in an effort to move the case

out of the courts and back under the administration’s control. “What does it mean when the regulators and the regulated meet behind closed doors?” said Mariel Nanasi, executive director of New Energy Economy, which initially petitioned state regulators to adopt the regulations under Richardson. “That is not the way that things are supposed to work. We want an unbiased board that hasn’t predetermined the outcome.” Don Brown, a spokesman for the Public Service Company of New Mexico, said the parties met as part of Court of Appeals-approved mediation in the case. Jim Winchester, a spokesman for the state environment department, said any allegation “that there was a predetermined outcome is false. The EIB, as far as we are concerned, acts as a separate body. They are not attached to the environment department in any way. They operate on their own.” Nanasi’s group was recently granted permission by the Supreme Court

The Roswell Daily Record won eight awards at the West Texas Press Association’s annual meeting held in Granbury, Texas, on Saturday. The Record won the top award for General Excellence in the daily division. The judges’ comments included “photos were very

clear ... paper was very well organized and was easy to follow. ... I liked the variety of columnists.” The Record also won first place in Advertising. The judges’ comment was “Eye Catching.” The Record won second place for Photographer of the Year. Remarks from the

WASHINGTON (AP) — Manufacturers had their weakest growth in two years in July, a sign that the economy could weaken this summer. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing executives, said Monday that its index of manufacturing activity fell to 50.9 percent in July from 55.3 percent in June. The reading was the lowest since July 2009 — one

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month after the recession officially ended. Any level above 50 indicates growth. The manufacturing sector has expanded for 23 straight months. Still, new orders shrank for the first time since the recession ended. Companies slashed their inventories after building them up in June. Output, employment, and prices paid by manufacturers all grew more slowly in July.

The disappointing report on manufacturing is the first major reading on how the economy performed in July. It suggests the dismal economic growth in the first half of the year could extend into the July-September quarter. “The ISM manufacturing report for July is a shocker and strongly suggests that the disappointSee GROWTH, Page A8

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An autoworker works on a Chevrolet Volt at the General Motors Hamtramck Assembly plant in Hamtramck, Mich. To help American carmakers stay in business, autoworkers grudgingly gave up pay raises and some benefits four years ago. Now that General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are making money again, workers want compensation for their sacrifice.

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judges included “The Record should be grateful to have you (Mark Wilson) onboard its staf f,” “very creative use of available light” and “lighting — beautiful.” Sports took second place in Sports Coverage. Submissions from March 14, 2010, and Nov. 21, 2010, issues were judged.

The paper came in third for the Sweepstakes category in the Daily division. Matt Arco won third place for Journalist of the Year. Judges said “Excellent use of pictures,” “Good human interest pieces” and “The use of quotes was beneficial to the story.” Five full-page tear sheets were judged

from original pieces by the same writer in 2010. Third place in Photography went to Mark Wilson for photos of a frog and a touching photo of a child with a poster of his father during the annual Patriotic See RDR, Page A8

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FBI: ‘Credible lead’ surfaces in D.B. Cooper case WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is investigating whether a dead man in the Pacific Northwest is D.B. Cooper, who hijacked a passenger jet in 1971 over Washington state and parachuted with $200,000 in ransom. Cooper has never been found. FBI agent Fred Gutt said Monday the bureau is following up a “credible” lead in the unsolved case and is focused on a suspect who died more than 10 years ago. Gutt said the bureau received a tip from a retired law enforcement


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So, too, many of the firstterm Republicans whose election in 2010 handed the GOP control of the House and set the federal government on a new, more conservative course. “It’s about time that Congress come together and figure out a way to live within our means,” said one of them, Sean Duffy of Wisconsin. “This bill is going to start that process although it doesn’t go far enough.” The measure would cut federal spending by at least $2.1 trillion over a decade — and possibly considerably more — and would not require tax increases. The U.S. debt limit would rise by at least $2.1 trillion, tiding the T reasury over through the 2012 elections. Without legislation in place by the end of Tuesday, the Treasury would run out of cash needed to pay all its bills. Administration officials say a default would ensue that would severely damage the economy. Beyond merely avoiding disaster, Obama and con-


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p.m. on May 9 for a petty misdemeanor, disorderly house, following the domestic dispute on Sunday. When Vega was taken into custody, it was the third time of ficers had been called to the residence that day. Vega's nephew, who was in the residence at the time, overheard his uncle call someone and state he


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to intervene in the case, but she said by the time that ruling was made the EIB and the utilities had already agreed to hold


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Remembrance Day at All Saints Catholic School. Andrew Poertner won third place for Editorial Writing for his editorial in opposition to the proposal to build a water pipeline from eastern New Mexico to Santa Fe. Publisher Charles Fischer stated he was very proud that some of the associates at the Daily Record were honored. “It shows some of

source about the dead man possibly being Cooper. FBI agents requested personal effects of the possible suspect, who died of natural causes. The FBI is trying to find fingerprints or DNA on the dead man’s effects to compare with items the hijacker left behind. The FBI said three years ago that it found DNA evidence on the clip-on tie Cooper left on the plane before he jumped. Gutt said the FBI has already tested one item of the dead man’s belongings for fingerprints. It was not conclusive. They are now

gressional leaders hoped their extraordinary accord would reassure investors at home and around the world, preserve the United States’ AAA credit rating and begin to slow the growth in America’s soaring debt. In a roller-coaster day on Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average surged, then sank and finally finished down for a seventh straight session but only slightly. After months of suspense, Monday night’s vote was anti-climactic, Not so the moment when Giffords’ presence became known. She greeted some fellow lawmakers who crowded around her and blew kisses to others, beaming the whole while. Her hair was dark and close cropped and she wore glasses — nothing like the image America had of her six months ago when she was shot while greeting constituents outside a supermarket in Tucson. She did not speak with reporters. As for the legislation, after months of wrangling over a deal, there was little time left for lawmakers to decide how to vote. The White House dispatched Vice President Joe was going to kill Chris and Alisa. After the shooting, Vega made a second call to say that he had done it. According to court documents, Vega then told his nephew to leave, saying that the police were not going to take him alive. Police said the 47-yearold Roswell man was released from Chaves County Detention Center for less than two hours when he killed two people and wounded three police officers during the shoothearings on the repeal. Late Friday, the New Energy Economy filed a motion with the board to put the matter on hold, arguing that the opponents and regulators had confidential discussions before the petitions were filed. the excellence of our staff and their work.”

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working with surviving family members to gather other items for further testing. The suspect is someone who has not been previously investigated, and Gutt said initial vetting supported the belief of the tipster. But he cautioned that the new lead may not pan out and that investigators were still pursuing other possibilities. “Maybe this is just someone else who just happened to look like him and whose life story just kind of paralleled,” Gutt said. Gutt said the new lead

is also promising because of the way it came to the FBI. The tipster initially discussed the case with a retired law enforcement officer who then contacted the FBI. Only after the FBI contacted the witness directly did the person discuss the Cooper case with investigators. “They’re not seeking attention,” Gutt said. “To the contrary, they’re looking to avoid it.” Federal investigators have checked more than 1,000 leads since the suspect bailed out on Nov. 24, 1971, over the Pacific Northwest.

A 1971 artist's sketch released by the FBI shows the skyjacker known as 'Dan Cooper' and 'D.B. Cooper', was made from the recollections of passengers and crew of a Northwest Orient Airlines jet he hijacked between Portland and Seattle, Nov. 24, 1971, Thanksgiving eve.

Biden to the Capitol to lobby recalcitrant Democrats in both houses. “They expressed all their frustration,” he conceded after a session with lawmakers of his party in the House. He said the deal “has one overwhelming redeeming feature” — postponing the next debt limit battle until 2013 and putting the current fight behind. “We have to get this out of the way to get to the issue of growing the economy,” he said. Republicans lobbied their rank and file as well, and the results were far more positive for them than a week ago when they were forced to delay a vote on an earlier measure. GOP leaders swiftly drew public pledges of support from some first-termers as well as veteran defense hawks — two areas of concern with the agreement. Rep. C.W. (Bill) Young, chairman of the committee that handles the defense budget, said, “We’re confident that we can make this happen without affecting readiness and without affecting any of our soldiers.” There were critics on both sides of the aisle, some of them anguished.

“I did not come to Washington to force more people into poverty,” said Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass. “At the end of the day, Washington’s spending still has us sprinting toward a fiscal clif f. And this bill barely slows us down,” said Rep. Mark Mulvaney, RS.C. There is little suspense about the outcome for the debt-limit legislation in the Senate on Tuesday. A member of the Republican leadership in the Senate predicted strong GOP support. “Maybe 35 (of 47) will support it in the end. There will be some who will pull back,” said Sen. Mike Crapo of Idaho. Already, the legislation was emerging as an issue in the 2012 presidential campaign. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney announced their opposition, while Newt Gingrich issued a statement without saying how he would vote. The final legislation reflected the priorities of the two political parties. It would immediately increase the debt limit by $400 billion, with another $500 billion envisioned

unless Congress blocks it. At the same time, it would cut more than $900 billion over 10 years from the dayto-day operating budgets of Cabinet agencies. For the budget year that begins Oct. 1, spending would be held $7 billion below current levels. The measure also establishes a 12-member HouseSenate committee that will be charged with producing up to $1.5 trillion in additional deficit cuts over a decade. If the panel succeeds, Congress will be required to vote on the recommendations without possibility of changes. If the panel deadlocks or fails to produce at least $1.2 trillion in deficit savings, then spending cuts are to take effect across much of the federal budget. The Pentagon, domestic agencies and farm subsidies would be affected, as would payments to doctors and other Medicare providers. But individual benefits under Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare and programs for veterans and federal retirees would be exempt. At the same time, the debt limit would rise by at least another $1.2 trillion, and perhaps — depending

ing spree early Monday morning. In Monday’s pre-trail hearing, Deputy District Attorney Alan Griffin said the District Attor ney’s of fice had received the DNA report from the State. He listed the expert witness for this evidence as Jennifer Otto. He also stated that the District Attorney’s offices had obtained the ballistic report. Vegas’ defense attorney Jesse Cosby said he had

also received the DNA evidence required by disclosure, but had not had time to review it yet. Cosby said that he had the psychological evaluation of Dr. Rolls and he pointed out that the assessment was not intended for the use to challenge sanity or competency, but to raise issues of diminished capacity. Grif fin said the State would bring Clinton Rhyne to review the defense psycchologist’s evaluation.

The board Monday morning declined to consider that motion, saying it had been filed too late for a proper review in advance of Monday’s vote, Winchester said. “They didn’t reject it,” Winchester said. “They

basically just said they need to take a more thorough look at the issues.” As the hearings move forward, he said, there will be plenty of opportunity for public input on all matters in the case. Martinez, some lawmak-

ers and other critics say they are concer ned the rules aimed at reducing carbon emissions will lead to higher costs for New Mexico families and will drive businesses and jobs from the state. Supporters contend the

pushing construction spending higher for a third straight month. Construction spending rose 0.2 percent in June, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $772.3 billion, the government said. But even with the gains, spending remains slightly above an 11-year low hit in March and is just half of the $1.5 trillion pace considered healthy by most economists. The economy expanded at a dismal 1.3 percent annual rate in the AprilJune period after an even worse 0.4 percent increase in the first three months of the year, the government said Friday. The factory sector has expanded in every month but one since the recession ended in June 2009. The ISM’s index topped 60 for four straight months at the start of the year. But manufacturing has stumbled in recent months. A parts shortage stemming from Japan's March 11 earthquake dis-

rupted automakers’ supply chains, cutting into the output of new cars. And high gas prices left Americans with less money to spend on discretionary items, such as vacations, furniture and appliances. The index fell in May to 53.5 from April's reading of 60.4. That was the sharpest one-month drop since 1984. Employers have responded by pulling back on hiring. The economy added just 18,000 net jobs in June, the fewest in nine months, and the unemployment rate rose to 9.2 percent. Hiring by manufacturers was nearly flat in the April-June period. The government issues its July employment report on Friday. Several regional manufacturing surveys for the month of July have been mixed. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank said its manufacturing index rose to 3.2, signaling that


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ing per for mance of the economy in the first half of the year was not just temporary,” said Paul Dales, a senior U.S. economist for Capital Economics. The news of weak factory growth in July also cooled what looked to be a strong day on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average had risen nearly 140 points in the first half-hour of trading, after President Barack Obama and lawmakers announced a deal to raise the nation’s borrowing limit. But the Dow erased all of those gains after the manufacturing report was released, and then fell another 145 points. It later pared most of the day’s losses to close 11 points down. In a separate report, the Commerce Department said builders began work on more projects in June,

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Cosby protested that Rhyne was difficult to contact. Currier advised Cosby to try and speak with the psychologist by telephone. Griffin did report that he had received a last minute palm-print evidence from the RPD, but the State offices had yet to process the information and asked if the DA's of fice could have a continuance. Currier war ned both. “We are running up against time. We need to

on the results of the committee’s work — as much as $1.5 trillion. Additionally, the legislation requires both the House and Senate to vote on a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution. The measure also increases funding for Pell Grants for low-income college students by $17 billion over the next two years, financed by curbs on federal student loan subsidies. The result of weeks of negotiations and harsh arguing, the final result represented a product of divided government that gave neither side everything it wanted. Leaders in both parties were emphatic on that point. “As with any compromise, the outcome is far from satisfying,” conceded Obama in a video his reelection campaign sent to millions of Democrats. In a tweet, the president was more positive: “The debt agreement makes a significant down payment to reduce the deficit — finding savings in both defense and domestic spending.” give defense the time to review the evidence and come up with expert witnesses. Grif fin replied, “If we have DNA, I don’t know if fingerprints or palm prints will make a real difference. The trial is scheduled for Aug. 16 through Aug. 20, but Currier advised if more time was required, it may run into Saturday and the following Monday. state can’t afford to leave such emissions unchecked and that New Mexico’s mandates for reducing greenhouse gases will help spur clean energy development. the sector is growing again in that region. It had contracted in June for the first time in nine months. And a private survey in Chicago showed that manufacturing expanded in July, but at a slower pace than in June. Meanwhile, a survey by the New York Federal Reserve Bank found regional manufacturing activity shrank in July. Manufacturing represents only about 11 percent of U.S. economic activity and can contribute only so much to the broader economic recovery. For unemployment to fall significantly, consumer income and spending also must pick up. The ISM, a trade group of purchasing executives based in Tempe, Ariz., compiles its manufacturing index by surveying about 300 purchasing executives across the country.

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Sisters win top prize for best dairy goats at County Fair EMILY RUSSO MILLER RECORD STAFF WRITER

Two sisters from Roswell took the top prizes for the best dairy goats at the 2011 Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair Monday night at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, as they continued their longstanding tradition of competing for the gold. “It’s a little competition between sisters,” Hannah Sparkman, 14 today, said. “It’s fun.” Hannah won the Championship prize with her 4year-old LaMancha dairy goat named Raven, while Kirsten, 15, won Reserve Champion for her Saanen dairy goat, Nibbler. The

contest was close between the two goats, judge Cindy Foglesong said, and it came down to who had the better feet. “The LaMancha had tighter toes, and she was more correct in her feet,” and had better smoothness overall, Foglesong said, though stating that they were both “beautiful, beautiful animals.” She added, “With dairy goats, what you want to see is an animal that’s going to hold up for many, many years, and have good production. When their feet are not real strong and correct then their legs can have problems and they’re just not going to hold up, just like

people.” The two teens, daughters of Loretta and Clay Sparkman, have been competing for years and are members of the Country Kids 4-H Club, Loretta says. They raise their goats and other animals on the family farm. “It’s wonder ful,” she said, noting that though the girls were dressed the same — black slacks and white blouses — they have two different showing personalties. “Kirsten’s the more shy one, and Hannah’s more outgoing.” Hannah says she and her sister tend to the animals in the morning and afternoon, before and after being home-schooled.

Montoya trial has been scheduled JESSICA PALMER RECORD STAFF WRITER

A hearing was held in Juvenile Court for Frank Montoya, 14, who is charged with one count of first-degree murder, willful and deliberate, for the April 16 killing of Rodney Sanchez, 31. Two people died during the shoot out that occurred on East Byrne Street. The second was identified as Brandon Lucero, 19. “The other person who died was his co-conspirator,” said District Attorney Janetta Hicks. A neighbor reported

the incident after he was awakened by gunfire around midnight. According to the petition filed in District court, Montoya is also charged with aggravated assault on another individual and unlawfully being in possession of a handgun. The Roswell Police Department responded to the call. Montoya was found severely wounded. He had to be flown to Lubbock for treatment of his injuries. Montoya was extradited from Texas on April 20. RPD spokeswoman Of ficer Erica O’Bryon said after the incident, "It

began with a verbal argument, and the end result was two dead." Sanchez moved to Roswell from California two years ago. The 19year-old Lucero attended Roswell High School. Assistant District Attorney Donald Moore said the State had yet to receive the report about DNA evidence. Romero said that the trial would be scheduled for Aug. 30. "If the items have not been received by that time, file a written motion for continuance."

Burglars steal weapons and firearms

•Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Missouri Avenue, Saturday, after subjects broke into both a residence and a vehicle to steal nearly $5,500 worth of weapons, including an AK 47 and nine other firearms. •Police were called to the 2700 block of North Wilshire Avenue, Saturday, following the theft of $1,000 worth of jewelry. •Police were dispatched to the Shamrock Station, 811 W. Second St., Sunday, where subjects broke two windows on the north and south sides of the building and removed 50 packages of cigarettes, val-

ued at $250. Repair costs for the damages to the windows were estimated at $500. •Police were called to the 500 block of South Kentucky Avenue, Sunday. The victim reported that she was awakened by a loud noise and discovered her back door open. Her purse had been rifled through, but the only thing taken was a pack of cigarettes.

•Police were dispatched to the 800 block of Eldora Drive, Sunday, following two vehicle burglaries. One vehicle had a mounted tool chest in the bed of the pickup broken into. A DeWalt cordless drill, a Ryobi cordless drill and a yellow toolbox with airless tips were removed from a vehicle. The second vehicle had a window broken out on the driver’s side

Judge Freddie Romero informed Sammy Duran, 17, during his arraignment in Juvenile Court, Monday, that the State was seeking to try him as an adult on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of shooting at or from a vehicle. District Attorney Janetta Hicks explained that if a child was charged with a serious crime and over the age of 15, then the case could be transferred to criminal court for trial as an adult.

The charges stem from an incident which occurred on July 3, around 1 p.m. when one vehicle pulled up to another at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Lewis Street. Duran allegedly fired into the vehicle. One 17-year-old juvenile was wounded and another passenger threatened. Romero told Duran that the case would be referred to another judge in the District Court for trial. Duran was featured on Roswell Daily Record’s Most Wanted on two occa-

sions. He was apprehended on July 22. Assault with a deadly weapon is a fourth-degree felony. Shooting at or from a motor vehicle is a thirddegree felony. If found guilty, Duran could face up to three years of imprisonment for the third-degree felony charge, 18 months imprisonment for each fourth-degree charge, and potential fines up to $5,000 on all three charges.

Duran arraigned in Juvenile Court

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In Sunday’s Back to School Guide supplement, T im Fuller was incorrectly listed as Valley Christian Academy’s current superintendent. VCA’s current superintendent is Kathy Geraci. The Record regrets the error.



They’ve worked a lot with them this year, she says, from playing with them to teaching them how to walk properly. The key to raising an award-winning goat? “Love on them,” Hannah says. “It will make them sweet and easier to handle.” Kirsten says winning Reserve Champion was “a good feeling” and that she was proud of Nibbler. She also says she loves being out in the ring with sister. “It’s fun because we get to see who has the better goat,” she said.

From left, sisters Hannah and Kirsten Sparkman, of Roswell, win the Champion and Reserve Champion Confirmation Goat at the 2011 Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair, Monday evening.


Longtime FFA member Cheyenne Niece has been showing rabbits for years at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds and has a collection of trophies to show for it, including Best in Barn and Best Commercial Rabbit. But on Monday evening, when the 17year -old won Best in Show for the rabbit competition at the 2011 Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair, it marked a special occasion. “I’m so grateful because Emily Russo Miller Photo this is my last county fair,” because of the fair’s Cheyenne Niece, 17, of Roswell, poses with her 10-pound age restrictions, she said rabbit named Finnigan after winning Best in Show at the while snuggling with her 2011 Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair, Monday evening. Californian rabbit named home-schooled 10th- bit,” he said, noting in Finnigan. “So this is a grader, daughter of Loret- past years he has won good way to go out, to go ta and Clay Sparkman, prizes for other breeds. out with a bang.” says she has been showThe aspiring rancher, a The Goddard High ing rabbits for years with longtime member of the School senior, who plans the Country Kids 4-H Diamond-H 4-H and FFA on attending New Mexico Club, but Monday Club and son of Chet and State University to study marked the first time she Todie Armstrong, says his nursing, says her senior won the grand prize. family owns about 35 buck weighed less than a “I was shocked,” she rabbits at home, as well pound when he was born said, her eyes welling up as cattle, chicken, ducks, and was the size of a with tears. “I’m very turkeys and horses. He mouse. But on a diet of proud.” says before every rabbit high-protein rabbit feed, The teenager has raised show, he combs his finit became a plump 10 about 15 rabbits on her gers through the rabbits’ pounds, making it the family farm in the past hair to rough it up. biggest rabbit of the four or five years. She “The oils on your hands bunch and securing it the says she brushed her help get the extra fur off top prize. bunnies each day to pre- and helps with condition“It’s massive and pare for the competition ing,” he said. meaty,” Judge Darrell since fur is one of the Superintendent of the Roberts said, noting that most heavily weighed cri- Rabbit Bar n Kandi its impressive weight tilt- teria in judging rabbits. Chamberlain says the ed the scale in his favor. “You brush them to winning hares will go to “It’s really a top rabbit.” keep the extra fur of f, sale Friday mor ning, Niece, daughter of Joe which helps the fur along with the other topand Michelle Niece, says grow,” she said. rated animals. The rabshe wants to continue Justin Armstrong, 12, bits could fetch anywhere raising rabbits in the of Hagerman, took home between $500 to $2,000, future and will likely the Reserve Champi- she said. “Kids can use that spend her winnings on onship ribbon for the same category for his money that they make for her college education. Kirsten Sparkman, 15, three unnamed Californ- their college education,” of Roswell, owner of three ian rabbits, the second she said. The winners of the rabunnamed New Zealand most popular meat-prowhite rabbits, won the ducing breed in the bit showmanship competition will be announced Grand Championship rib- world. “This is my first year Thursday evening. bon for the best meat pen rabbits category. The winning with a meat rab-


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Applause greets Rep. Giffords’ return to the House WASHINGTON (AP) — Slowly, with a sense of purpose, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords entered the House chamber Monday night to cast her first vote since she was shot in the head last January, a dramatic return that surprised colleagues. The chamber erupted in loud, sustained applause as Democrats enveloped Giffords with hugs and kisses. Only minutes remained on a historic vote on the debt-limit bill. Most lawmakers were staring at the vote board when Giffords made her way through the door on the right side of the chamber. Few knew in advance that she would appear. Democrats crowded around her as she mouthed “thank-you’s.” She used one hand to greet some, the other by her side. Her hair was dark and closely cropped, and she wore glasses. Her image was quite different from the one Americans saw seven months ago when she was sworn-in by House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. In the House chamber, colleagues, stunned and joyful, made their way to greet Giffords. “It means so much to our country ... to witness the return of our colleague who is the personification of courage, of sincerity, of admiration throughout the country,” Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California told the House. Her return is “a triumph of the first magnitude and we are all so very proud of her,” said Rep. T rent Franks, R-Ariz. Giffords cast her vote — “yes” — and left the House chamber and the Capitol. “I have closely followed the debate over our debt

ceiling and have been deeply disappointed at what’s going on in Washington,” Giffords said in a statement release later. “I strongly believe that crossing the aisle for the good of the American people is more important than party politics. I had to be here for this vote. I could not take the chance that my absence could crash our economy,” she said. The congressional news release was the only thing typical in a highly atypical moment. Near the doorway to the House, Vice President Joe Biden greeted Giffords and marveled at her return. “She’s remarkable. Will matters,” Biden said in an interview. “She’s the embodiment of a strong, strong, strong woman. Think about what that woman’s been through, and think about her determination.” On Jan. 8, Giffords, DAriz., was shot in the head in the parking lot of a Tucson grocery store while meeting with constituents. Six people were killed and 13 others, including Giffords, were wounded. As Biden hugged Giffords, Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, RMinn., joined them. “Sure, I like Michele Bachmann. We’re all standing there and Michele walks up to see Gabby, because she cares about her,” Biden said. Gif fords exited the House chamber by the east door, leaning heavily on an aide as she walked with obvious difficulty. Her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, accompanied her. Police had cleared a path through a mob of reporters, and Giffords did not respond to questions

and greetings. Pelosi said Giffords had decided to come for the debt-ceiling vote, something the California congresswoman didn’t learn about until Monday morning. The House’s No. 2 Democrat, Steny Hoyer, lear ned about Gif fords’ retur n just 30 minutes before she arrived. After Giffords entered the chamber, Pelosi said, “we were just hugging. Girl hugs.” “It was one of the most thrilling moments for all of us to see this real heroine retur n to the House,” Pelosi said, “and to do so at such a dramatic time.” Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., a friend of Giffords, said she found out that the congresswoman would cast her vote from a 2 a.m. text message she received from Kelly. “It’s an incredibly important vote, pivotal for the country. And she felt it was really important that she be here to represent her district,” said Wasserman Schultz, who added that Gif fords had been reviewing the legislation. “She still has rehabilitation to go through and a lot of recovery. So she’s not ready to come back full time. But she wanted her district to have its voice here on probably the most important vote we’ll cast this Congress,” Wasserman Schultz said. Giffords’ political future remains uncertain. She has not filed for re-election next year though she has money for another bid, thanks to friends and colleagues who want to ensure she has the resources necessary. Documents filed with the Federal Election Commission last month show the Ari-

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., appears on the floor of the House of Representatives Monday, in Washington. Giffords was on the floor for the first time since her shooting earlier this year, attending a vote on the debt standoff compromise.

zona Democrat had more than $787,000 in the bank at the end of June. In Tucson on Monday, Pam Simon, a Gif fords staffer who also survived the shooting, said she and everyone in her office huddled around the TV to watch the congresswoman’s retur n to the floor. “We were glued to it,” she said. “We were hugging and some of us were in tears and some people were shouting. It was very joyful.” As a fellow survivor, Simon said she was “absolutely thrilled.” “I felt extremely emotional,” she said. “It’s a landmark. It signifies how far we’ve all come. “We will be forever tied to that tragic event,” she added. “Seeing Gabby there is just a wonderful

Gov’t advisers: No copays for contraceptives

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of women stand to gain free access to a broad menu of birth control methods, thanks to a recommendation issued Tuesday by health experts advising the government. An Institute of Medicine panel recommended that the gover nment require health insurance companies to cover birth control for women as preventive care, without copayments. Contraception — along with such care as diabetes tests during pregnancy and screening for the virus that causes cervical cancer — was one of eight recommended preventive services for women. “Unintended pregnancies carry health consequences for the mother — psychological, emotional and physical — and also consequences for the newborn,” said Dr. Linda Rosenstock, panel chairwoman and dean of public health at the University of California, Los Angeles. “The overwhelming evidence was strongly supportive of the health benefit” of contraception. A half century after the introduction of the birth control pill, the panel’s recommendations may help to usher in another revolution. Medical experts say easier access could start a shift to more reliable forms of long-acting birth control, such as implants or IUDs, which are gaining acceptance in other economically developed countries. Emergency contraception, known as the mor ningafter pill, would also be covered. All but one member of the 16-person IOM panel supported the final recom-

mendations. President Barack Obama’s health care law already requires most health plans to provide standard preventive care for people of both sexes at no additional charge to patients. Women’s health recommendations were considered new and politically sensitive territory, so the nonpartisan institute was asked to examine the issue. Nonetheless, a fight over social mores is brewing. Catholic bishops and other religious and social conservatives say pregnancy is a healthy condition and the gover nment should not require insurance coverage of drugs and other methods that prevent it. (Most health plans already cover contraception.) The conservative Family Research Council said the recommendations could lead to a federal “mandate” for abortion coverage, since emergency contraceptives such as Plan B and Ella would be covered. But the Food and Drug Administration classifies those drugs as birth control, not abortion pills. Panel member Alina Salganicoff, women’s health policy director for the Kaiser Family Foundation, said abortion drugs are not included in the recommendations. Short of repealing part of the health care law, it’s unclear what opponents can do to block the recommendations. A final decision by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is expected around Aug. 1. Sebelius called the recommendations “historic,” saying they are based on

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science. “We are one step closer to saying goodbye to an era when simply being a woman was treated as a pre-existing condition,” said Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., who sponsored the women’s health amendment. Under the law, the earliest the final requirements would take effect is next year. In most cases, it’s likely to be Jan.1, 2013. Birth control use is virtually universal in the United States. Generic versions of the pill are available for as little as $9 a month. Still, about half of all pregnancies are unplanned. Many are among women using some form of contraception, and forgetting to take the pill a major reason. Experts say a shift to longer acting birth control would help. Contraception is about more than simply preventing pregnancy — it can help make a woman’s next pregnancy healthier by spacing births far enough apart, generally 18 months to two years. Research links closely spaced births to a risk of such problems as prematurity, low birth weight, even autism. Research has shown that even modest copays for medical care can discourage use. Other preventive services recommended by the IOM panel include: —At least one “wellwoman” preventive care visit annually. —Annual HIV counseling and screening for sexually active women. —Screening for and counseling about domestic violence.

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—Annual counseling on sexually transmitted infections for sexually active women. —Support for breast feeding mothers, including the cost of renting pumps. The screening for the virus that causes cervical cancer is for women starting at age 30, no more frequently than every three years. As for the pregnancy diabetes check, it should come at the first prenatal visit for high-risk women, and between 24 and 28 weeks for all others. Although the services will be free of any additional charge to patients, somebody has to pay. The cost is likely to be spread among other people with health insurance, resulting in slightly higher premiums. Dissenting panel member Anthony Lo Sasso, a senior research professor at the University of Illinois school of public health, cited the lack of a cost-benefit analysis as a reason for his disapproval. Panel chair Rosenstock said the group was not asked to consider cost. It’s unclear how easy it will be to take advantage of the no-copay rule in the doctor’s office. Consider: A woman sees the doctor about pain in her hip — paying the required the copay — but during the same visit, receives her overdue screening for cervical cancer. The Health and Human Services Department should require that the woman not be charged lab fees for that cervical test, said Cynthia Pearson of the National Women’s Health Network.

step for us all.” She said she thought Giffords looked excited yet relaxed. “Knowing Gabby, I know she is just so happy to be back among her colleagues,” she said. “Didn’t she look right at home?” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., a friend of Giffords, said in a statement that she had “tears of joy seeing Gabby on the floor where she tonight belongs.” “Gabby is a fighter and I always knew this day would come. She continues to inspire the nation with her strength and courage,” Gillibrand said. Gif fords has been undergoing outpatient therapy in Houston since her release from the hospital in June. Shortly after her appearance, a tweet appeared on

Giffords’ Twitter account: “The Capitol looks beautiful and I am honored to be at work tonight.” The man charged in the shooting, Jared Lee Loughner, has pleaded not guilty to 49 charges. Loughner was sent to a federal prison facility in Springfield, Mo., after a federal judge concluded he was mentally incompetent to stand trial. Ron Barber, another Giffords staffer who survived the shooting, said he was in physical therapy for a gunshot wound to the thigh when she voted but that he tuned in when he retur ned to his Tucson home. “I have to admit I wept,” Barber said. “All of us who were with her that day are by her encouraged progress.”

Whistleblower in Afghan killings reaches plea deal

ASSOCIATED PRESS A soldier who tried to blow the whistle on a plot to murder Afghan civilians last year — only to later say he was pressured into taking part himself — has reached a plea deal under which he will serve no more than eight years in prison, a person familiar with the case said Monday. Spc. Adam Winfield of Cape Coral, Fla., will plead guilty on Friday to a charge of involuntary manslaughter, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. The person spoke LETTERS on condition of anonymity because Winfield had not yet entered the plea. The Army had charged him with premeditated murder, and he could have spent life in prison. Under the deal, Winfield

will agree to testify against others charged in the case, including Staff Sgt. Calvin Gibbs of Billings, Mont., who has been portrayed as the ringleader. Winfield and Gibbs are among five soldiers accused in the three killings during patrols in Kandahar Province last year. Gibbs also is accused of keeping severed fingers from the dead and other misconduct, including leading others in beating up a soldier who reported drug use in the unit. Winfield’s family declined to immediately comment on the plea deal Monday. An Army spokesman refused to confirm the deal, saying Winfield’s court-martial was set for Friday.





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Give education secretary and her reforms a chance

Should we be more concerned that 87 percent of our public schools didn’t make Adequate Yearly Progress or that Democrats are still nitpicking Secretary of Education-designate Hanna Skandera? I’d say the AYP scores are the least of our worries. It’s apparent by now that this yardstick of the federal No Child Left Behind Act is inherently unfair and unhelpful. We also know that half our kids can’t read and 60 percent struggle with math. That’s why Gov. Susana Martinez plucked a veteran of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s education team to replicate Florida’s success here. To anyone who would remind me of the famous axiom that what works elsewhere won’t work in New Mexico, I would remind you that the massive education reform package passed on the previous administration’s watch borrowed heavily from the Tennessee model.



That bipartisan reform, led by a Democratic governor, improved accountability and teacher pay but failed to produce the needed turnaround. Now it’s somebody else’s turn, but instead of pulling together, we have petty carping from the Legislative Education Study Committee about Skandera’s use of consultants while she got her team on board and then more carping about how two (two!) of the new hires are from outside the state. One committee member even accused Skandera of being unprepared to lead.

Business managers routinely call in consultants, valued for their objectivity and expertise, to examine a problem and make recommendations. That’s why the New Mexico Business Roundtable for Educational Excellence, which firmly supported the previous reforms, defended Skandera’s use of consultants and supported her decision to hire the “best and brightest” from New Mexico and other states to push reforms. The Roundtable’s leaders called on New Mexicans to give Skandera and “bold change” a chance. I would second that motion and point out that, considering how politicized education is here, it was probably helpful to get advice from people who had no horse in the race. Beyond that, it’s always been the prerogative of appointees to surround themselves with a few people of their choosing. Skandera disagrees with the Annual Yearly Progress measures, which is why she is anxious to

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introduce the A-to-F grading system approved in this year’s legislative session. And she intends to apply for a waiver from the requirements and penalties of No Child Left Behind; U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has indicated he may offer waivers if states have other systems in place. The A-to-F system has its own hazards, however. At a June Education Study Committee meeting, superintendents had some reservations. The state doesn’t test students in all grades, and the proposed rating system is based on just reading and math. Many superintendents support the law, said Tom Sullivan, executive director of the New Mexico Coalition of School Administrators, but see bugs to be worked out. Among other things, they want graduation rates to include students who take five years and not four. “What we are basically being presented with is a Florida model

with the word ‘Florida’ whited out and ‘New Mexico’ typed in,” Sullivan said. The Coalition for Excellence in Science and Math Education ( has concerns about how the grade is calculated. A school’s performance reflects a multitude of variables, the two biggest being student demographics and poverty. Account for these variables and you get a reasonably fair and accurate measure that can be compared with statistical expectations. If the school is doing better, it’s on the right track and can be an example to others like it. If it’s lagging, it can get help. Without a meaningful adjustment, all you have is another No Child Left Behind. It would be nice to see the education committee’s Dems give Skandera the tools she wants and hold her accountable. If she does not deliver, she and her boss get a failing grade. © New Mexico News Services 2011


Capturing BP dollars

If Washington seems hopelessly divided over what to do about the nation’s debt limit, at least one bipartisan group of politicians is united in a common cause — spending BP’s money. Senators from the five Gulf Coast states — including Florida’s Bill Nelson (a Democrat) and Marco Rubio (a Republican) — are sponsoring legislation that would ensure that 80 percent of the fines levied against BP for the Deepwater Horizon disaster go toward economic and ecological recovery in those states affected by the oil spill. It would provide much-needed protection for the region. If Congress does not pass a law, all that money will go into the Treasury’s general fund, where it will wind up being scattered across the country. Sorry, but we’re not interested in seeing oil-spill dollars being spent in Montana on wool and mohair subsidies. The bill is kin to Florida’s Oil Spill Economic Recovery Act, which was sponsored by State Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, and signed into law in May by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. That ensures that three-fourths of all fines or settlement funds from the BP oil spill be directed to the eight counties in Northwest Florida — Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Gulf, Franklin and Wakulla — that were most affected by the disaster. The oil is gone, but the Gulf Coast is still shaking off its environmental and economic effects. Tourism has rebounded nicely, but commercial fishing and oystering took big hits and there is still uncertainty over the long-term effects of the crude on Gulf waters and coastal ecosystems. And BP has yet to pay for the full costs of its negligence. Under the Clean Water Act, BP can be fined up to $4,300 per barrel of oil spilled. With an estimated 4.9 million barrels spilled, fines could range between $5.4 billion and $21.1 billion. The Senate legislation calls for 35 percent of that money to be distributed equally to the five states (Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas), 30 percent for the ecosystem restoration plan, 30 percent based on a formula that measures how each state was impacted by the oil and 5 percent for the science and fisheries program. Some may view this as the typical pigs lining up at the federal trough. But this isn’t another Washington handout, like debtfinanced stimulus dollars. It is about holding BP accountable for its actions. The fine schedule was in place before the spill. The money is going to be collected. The funds should be dispersed to those who suffered the most from the disaster — and not be a general-revenue windfall for Uncle Sam, in which case it would be spent on places whose only connection to BP oil is the corner gas station. Nelson has suggested some of those funds could be used for oyster reef restoration in Pensacola Bay and for the Gulf sturgeon habitat in Okaloosa County. That’s a good reason for Congress to pass this bill and for President Obama to sign it into law. Guest Editorial Panama City News Herald DEAR DR. GOTT: My 79year-old mother has lumbar spinal stenosis that leads to hip pain. She has seen ads and articles about minimally in va s ive pr oc e d ur e s t o relieve this problem. In a recent column, you stated that laser spine surgery “has not undergone contr olled clinical trials.” What does this mean? Hasn’t it been tested for safety or effectiveness? Also, are you familiar with MILD (minimally invasive lu m b a r de co m p r e s s io n ) , which is an image-guided procedure to remove bits of bone and tissue that impact the spinal cord? My mother has had a couple of steroid shots and has

Lessons learned from the deaths in Norway They called me from the newsroom and asked me to contact my “Muslim” sources. The exact date is seared into my mind — April 19, 1995. The day Oklahoma City exploded. I had been covering the trials of several Muslim men who were charged with conspiracy to bomb New York City landmarks in the early 1990s. I had many sources in the Muslim, Arab and AfricanAmerican communities. It didn’t sit well with me that the automatic assumption from the newsroom was that the person they immediately suspected — the person



seen a chiropractor for this and other concerns. She is wondering about these minimally invasive procedures in the future rather than the major open surgery. D E A R R E A D E R : Spinal stenosis is a common condition that results in the narrowing of the opening in one o r m o r e o f t h e ve r te br a e ( ty p i c al l y i n th e n e ck or


we most had to fear — was someone who was Muslim and an activist. In my life, I don’t have problems with someone being either a Muslim or an activist. That is what a democracy looks like. But in my journalist gut, I knew that the Oklahoma City

lower back) through which t h e sp in al c or d ru ns or where a portion of the nerve ex it s t he ver t ebr a e. Th is puts pressure on the nerves. Mild degrees of stenosis are often found during X-rays for unrelated causes, and the patient may not have any symptoms. I n th e cer vic al s pin e (n eck ), t h is c an l e ad t o numbness, weakness or tingling of one or both arms, legs, hands or feet. It can also cause neck or shoulder pain. In severe cases, urinary and/or fecal incontinence may occur. In the lumbar spine (lower back) , t h is can lead to numbness, weakness or tingling of one or both legs or

bombing had nothing to do with the 1990s attacks on the World Trade Center. In fact, Timothy McVeigh ended up on the cover of Time Magazine, America’s most hated “boy next door.” I also will never forget his quote in Time. He asked the reporter, “Do I look like a criminal?” McVeigh was having the last laugh, playing on what we have been socialized to believe criminals look like. I would have hoped that we had lear ned our lesson, though on a worldwide scale, the horror in Norway shows we have not. Law enforcement there

feet. As with cervical stenosis, in severe cases urinary and/or fecal incontinence m a y oc cu r. Cr am p i ng or pain of the legs after long periods of standing or walking may also r esult. This ca n us ua lly be ea sed or relieved by sitting down or bending forward. The most common causes of spinal stenosis are arthritis and degenerative changes due to the aging process. Paget’s disease of the bone an d sp in al in j ur i es or t u mor s m ay a ls o b e t o bl am e ; however, th ey ar e uncommon. Surgery, even minimally invasive techniques, should See GOTT, Page A5

admits that they knew Anders Behring Breivik was a dangerous man, yet they put most of their resources into targeting Muslims. I am interested in seeing how racial profiling plays out in real life. Yes, I am one of those people who watches how people are treated in public spaces by law enforcement. As a journalist and an American, I believe it is my civic duty to be a watchdog. I also have a husband who is brownskinned and speaks with a strong accent and two lightbrown-skinned kids.



Aug. 2, 1986 • Roswell’s Holsum Baking Co. has changed its name to Roswell Baking Co. as the result of its sale to Campbell Taggart Inc. of Dallas, Texas. Steve LaResche, public relations officer for the company, said the sale was made sometime around the middle of July and took effect immediately. • The Roswell Swim Team has moved to the New Mexico Military Institute Godfrey Athletic Center for the summer. Thanks to New Mexico Military Institute athletic director Lefty Stecklein and one of his key men, Charlie Saavedra, the team was able to move into a facility that is going to help immeasurably in the development of a good competitive swimming program. The pool is geared for competitive swimming — seven lanes and non-turbulent lane ropes are a luxury the swimmers have come to appreciate. The team is being coached by Jerry Coombes and Indiana Landess.


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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2011. There are 151 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight On Aug. 2, 1876, frontiersman “Wild Bill” Hickok was shot and killed while playing poker at a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, by Jack McCall, who was later hanged. (Legend holds that Hickok died holding a pair of aces and a pair of eights, now known in poker parlance as “the Dead Man’s Hand.”) On this date In 1610, during his fourth voyage to the Western Hemisphere, English explorer Henry Hudson sailed into what is now known as Hudson Bay. In 1776, members of the Continental Congress began attaching their signatures to the Declaration of Independence. In 1909, the original Lincoln “wheat” penny first went into circulation, replacing the “Indian Head” cent. In 1921, a jury in Chica-

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go acquitted several former members of the Chicago White Sox baseball team and two others of conspiring to defraud the public in the notorious “Black Sox” scandal. Opera singer Enrico Caruso, 48, died in Naples, Italy. In 1923, the 29th president of the United States, Warren G. Harding, died in San Francisco; Vice President Calvin Coolidge became president. In 1934, German President Paul von Hindenburg died, paving the way for Adolf Hitler’s complete takeover. In 1943, during World War II, Navy boat PT -109, commanded by Lt. John F. Kennedy, sank after being rammed by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri off the Solomon Islands. In 1974, for mer White House counsel John W. Dean III was sentenced to one to four years in prison for obstruction of justice in the Watergate coverup. (Dean ended up serving four months.) In 1985, 135 people were killed when a Delta Air Lines jetliner crashed while

They called me from the newsroom and asked me to contact my “Muslim” sources. The exact date is seared into my mind — April 19, 1995. The day Oklahoma City exploded. I had been covering the trials of several Muslim men who were charged with conspiracy to bomb New York City landmarks in the early 1990s. I had many sources in the Muslim, Arab and African-American communities. It didn’t sit well with me that the automatic assumption from the newsroom was that the person they immediately suspected — the person we most had to fear — was someone who was Muslim and an activist. In my life, I don’t have problems with someone being either a Muslim or an activist. That is what a democracy looks like. But in my journalist gut, I knew that

attempting to land at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. In 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait, seizing control of the oil-rich emirate. (The Iraqis were later driven out in Operation Desert Storm.) Ten years ago: The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal handed down its first conviction for genocide, finding a Bosnian Serb general (Radislav Krstic) guilty of the deaths of up to 8,000 Muslims. (He’s serving a 35-year prison term.) Solid Democratic opposition sank President George W. Bush’s nomination of Mary Sheila Gall to be chairwoman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Ron Townson, the centerpiece singer for the pop group the 5th Dimension, died in Las Vegas at age 68. Five years ago: Five days after being pulled over by police, actor -director Mel Gibson was charged with misdemeanor drunken driving, having an elevated blood-alcohol level and having an open container of liquor in his car.

the Oklahoma City bombing had nothing to do with the 1990s attacks on the World Trade Center. In fact, Timothy McVeigh ended up on the cover of Time Magazine, America’s most hated “boy next door.” I also will never forget his quote in Time. He asked the reporter, “Do I look like a criminal?” McVeigh was having the last laugh, playing on what we have been socialized to believe criminals look like. I would have hoped that we had learned our lesson, though on a worldwide scale, the horror in Norway shows we have not. Law enforcement there admits that they knew Anders Behring Breivik was a dangerous man, yet they put most of their resources into targeting Muslims. I am interested in seeing how racial profiling plays out in real life. Yes, I am one of those people who watches how people are treated in public spaces by law enforcement. As a journalist and an American, I believe it is my civic duty to


Young Earth idea doesn’t work

Dear Editor: Here we go again, with a letter on 26 July trying to defend the ridiculous “young Earth” theory. If this were the third century, I wouldn’t be so surprised, but by now we’ve come too far in scientific understanding of the world for this sort of thing. I previously pointed out that we can see galaxies so far away that the light from them has required over a billion years to reach us. The “young Earth” advocate suggests that light could have changed its speed enough to get here in less than 10,000 years from those distances. On the contrary, there is no timelight-dilation effect that could make light from a galaxy a billion light-years away arrive so quickly. Consequently, if the Earth were “young,” it would have to be those distances that were wrong, and everything we see in the universe would have to be compressed into a ball around the Earth extending


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DEAR DR. GOTT: My 79-year -old mother has lumbar spinal stenosis that leads to hip pain. She has seen ads and articles about minimally invasive procedures to relieve this problem. In a recent column, you stated t h a t la ser s pin e su rger y “h as n ot undergone controlled clinical trials.” What does this mean? Hasn’t it been tested for safety or effectiveness? Also, are you familiar with MILD (minimally invasive lumbar decompression), which is an image-guided procedure to remove bits of bone and tissue that impact the spinal cord? M y m ot h er h as h ad a cou p le o f steroid shots and has seen a chiropractor for this and other concerns. She is wondering about these minim ally in vasi ve pr o ced u r es in t h e future rather than the major open surgery. DEAR READER: Spinal stenosis is a common condition that results in the narrowing of the opening in one or more of the vertebrae (typically in the neck or lower back) through which the

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only 10,000 light-years out, or only about a third of the way to the center of our galaxy. To imagine billions of other galaxies crammed into a fraction of the size of our own, when we can see that this is not the case, is an exercise in lunacy. Once you realize that by overwhelming scientific and mathematical evidence the Earth is not “young,” then the question of complex systems arising spontaneously is no longer a problem, because there has been plenty of time for them to arise. But “young Earth” apologists, unlike those of us who follow real science wherever it leads, do not seem to be motivated so much by a desire for scientific truth, as by a desire to defend some belief system that they imagine to be threatened by a public awareness of the demonstrable age of the universe. Things are the way they are, no matter what one might prefer to believe. Sincerely, Donald R. Burleson, Ph.D. Roswell spinal cord runs or where a portion of the nerve exits the vertebrae. This puts pressure on the nerves. Mild degrees of stenosis are often found during X-rays for unrelated causes, and the patient may not have any symptoms. In the cervical spine (neck), this can lead to numbness, weakness or tingling of one or both arms, legs, hands or feet . It can also cau se n eck o r shoulder pain. In severe cases, urinary and/or fecal incontinence may occur. In the lumbar spine (lower back), this can lead to numbness, weakness or tingling of one or both legs or feet. As with cervical stenosis, in severe cases urinary and/or fecal incontinence may occur. Cramping or pain of the legs after long periods of standing or walking may also result. This can usually be eased or relieved by sitting down or bending forward. The most common causes of spinal stenosis are arthritis and degenerative changes due to the aging process. Paget’s disease of the bone and spinal in ju rie s or tum ors may al so be to blame; however, they are uncommon. Surgery, even minimally invasive

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Books examine earthquakes which helped shape our nation LORETTA CLARK ROSWELL PUBLIC LIBRARY

August is American Adventures Month, encouraging people to experience the diversity of America in a variety of ways, from vacations to weekend trips. New Mexico is full of intriguing places that may be enjoyed by the whole family. The library offers books, CDs and other materials to make traveling a fun adventure. The Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit the library, call 575-6227101 or go online to Librarians are available to provide assistance in finding the materials and information.

Book Review

America is a large and diverse land with an interesting history. Two hundred years ago, the Mississippi River was seen by some people as a source of life providing food and other resources to survive. To others, it was an obstacle to American westward expansion, business and commerce. History shows the river can be unpredictable, and the series of events that changed the landscape of the river, the valley


and the people living in the area during 1811 to 1812 was completely unpredicted. TomĂĄs GonzĂĄlez, reference staff, investigates the phenomenon of the New Madrid earthquakes. Jay Feldman’s “When the Mississippi Ran Backwards: Empire, Intrigue, Murder and The New Madrid Earthquakesâ€? combines a look at life on the Mississippi River, the New Madrid Earthquakes and the political and social events that would shape the United States. Feldman provides perspective on the conflict between Indians and the United States, the War of 1812, the first steamboat to run upstream on the Mississippi River, and the discovery of a body, murdered by a presidential family member, that was uncovered and revealed by the earthquakes. New Madrid, Mo., located near the Missouri border close to Kentucky and Tennessee, was the epicenter for a series of earthquakes. These were so powerful that they caused a shift in the flow of a portion of the Mississippi River causing it to run the opposite way and changing the land from waterfalls on the river to newly formed lakes. It is said that from the thousands of tremors felt throughout the

New meters to keep tabs on people

Dear Editor: The Department of Energy was formed in 1977 by Jimmy Carter. They received $789 billion from the stimulus package and another $38.3 billion for fiscal years 2009 and 2010. You would think their mission would be to generate electricity or other forms of energy. They have never produced a single unit of energy and are taking on responsibilities better left to the EPA, OSHA, national security and other departments of government. They subsidize an enormous amount of research for universities and laboratories with our taxpayer dollars. They ensure the availability of radio isotopes which are used in the diagnosis and treatment of various cancers, heart disease and other medical problems. They also monitor the safety of workers to protect them from harm from their management’s environmental practices. These are jobs for the health departments, OSHA and EPA. They have become a tool of the extreme environmentalists. They research climate change and “environmental remediation.� They are opposed to fossil fuels. Their research wants to address clean energy, carbon sequestration and environmental cleanup. They also dispose of radioactive nuclear waste, also the job of the EPA. It’s a costly redundancy that we have to pay for. We have many sources of energy, but the DOE focus is on “clean fuel initiatives,� none of which are cheap or cheaper than fossil fuels. California is now turning off its windmills when the winds are higher than 23 mph because they are so noisy, even though they work best in winds 30 mph or higher. They also kill thousands of birds each year. We are advised to use expensive, toxic mercury-laden light bulbs to save energy. Do not break one, or you must evacuate your property for hours. Their goal is coordination with the United Nations global environmental agenda. At the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh, our president made an agreement of phase out tax subsidies for fossil fuel producers so we can “transition to a 21st century energy economy.� They

months of December 1811 to April 1812 there were three earthquakes that were believed to have measured at or above an 8.0 on the Richter scale, although at this time period there was no scale in place to reveal the exact scale of the quakes. All of this is brought together and shared in an interesting, informative and fascinating look into a little known history of the United States. It also describes just how dangerous life on the Mississippi River Valley was and still is today. Another book dealing with the New Madrid earthquakes is “The Big One: The Earthquake That Rocked Early America and Helped Create A Science� by Jake Page and Charles Officer. They offer a more scientific approach to understanding the causes and impact of the quakes by studying the geological history of the Mississippi River Valley. In addition, they provide a history of the primitive seismology at the time of the New Madrid earthquakes to the advanced science that it has become today. One of the strange occurrences of the New Madrid earthquakes is that they occurred in the middle of a continental plate instead of between two dif ferent plates, causing an even greater difficulty in predicting and recognizing early activity of an earthquake. The authors argue that these earthquakes were not a freak occurrence, but could possibly

also sponsored the Weatherization Assistance Program to make the homes of the “disadvantaged� more energy efficient. These “disadvantaged� are the 47 percent of the population who pay no income tax and get this assistance at the expense of the tax-paying middle class. Their latest, most reprehensible scheme is a personal surveillance device called a Smart Meter. This device is a digital electricity consumption reader and is installed under the guise that the old ones are cracked or not reading properly. The Smart Meter will tell a distant server how many watts you consume, when you turn on and off every lamp in your home, how many computers or electric gadgets you have, when you sleep, when you are on vacation, when you are not at home, your living pattern in general. Basically, this is a search of your life and home without a warrant. This information can and will be sold to anyone willing to pay. Hackers can intercept the data streaming from your home 24/7. This could be used, in the name of energy efficiency, to cut off electricity during peak usage, summer or winter, from a remote location. According to GreenTeam Media Research, 10 states are leading the effort to deploy this smart grid. They have been awarded 42 percent, or $l.9 billion of the $4.5 billion earmarked for the smart grid in the stimulus package of 2009. These states, which will be getting millions for this purpose, are California, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas. Nobody seems concerned about the issue of invasion of personal liberty and the illegality of tapping into someone’s life without a warrant. Since tapping into someone’s home is illegal in all 50 states, DOE uses “implied consent� when they change the meter. Be aware when this comes to our state and send a notice that you do not wish to have your meter changed, the old ones work just fine. This is “Big Brother Government� at its worst and we must oppose it while we still can. Delma Craig Roswell

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The Dog Days of Summer are the hottest, most sultry days of summer. The Wednesday story and craft hours, beginning at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., will highlight summer fun (and a little bit on dogs) through books and activities. The stories might feature “The Pig in the Pond,� “Summer� or “Happy Dog Sizzles.� Precut materials will be provided for those in attendance for crafts that may include assembling a movable dog, decorating a fan to


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keep cool or making a pair of fun sunglasses. The stories and crafts may vary between programs and the quantities of some craft items may be limited. During those hot, hot, hot dog days, eating something cold is delightful. The “We Scream for Ice Cream� Saturday story time at 2 p.m. could feature stories such as “Make Mine Ice Cream� and “The Happy Hippopotami.� Precut craft materials will be provided for those in attendance and may include creating a miniature ice cream shake magnet; making an ice cream cone headband hat and decorating a bookmark with favorite ice cream cone flavors. The quantities of some craft items may be limited.

Books Again

Hot days are made for relaxing and reading. Books Again is the used book store operated by the Friends of the Library volunteers. While the store offers hot bargains all year, the August sale is really hot and features all books at 99 cents each. This is a great way to supplement home libraries or to find a book to carry around in your car, purse, etc., for those unexpected reading opportunities. Books Again, 404 W. Second St., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Parking is located behind the store. All proceeds are used to benefit the library.

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Recognizing voices harder for people with dyslexia Roswell Daily Record

Today, researchers know that children who are more phonologically aware when they enter kindergarten have a better shot at easy reading.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pick up the phone and hear, “Hey, what’s up?” Chances are, those few words are enough to recognize who’s speaking — perhaps unless you have dyslexia. In a surprise discovery, researchers found adults with that reading disorder also have a hard time recognizing voices. The work isn’t just a curiosity. It fits with research to uncover the building blocks of literacy and how they can go wrong. The eventual goal: To spot at-risk youngsters even befor e they open “Go, Dog, Go!” in kindergarten — instead of diagnosing dyslexia in a struggling secondgrader. “Everybody is interested in understanding the root cause of dyslexia, so we can intervene early and do something about it,” says Massachusetts Institute of Technology cognitive neuroscientist John Gabrieli, senior author of the study published last week in the journal Science. Dyslexia is thought to affect 8 percent to 15 percent of Americans, who can have great difficulty reading and writing. It’s


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not a problem with intelligence or vision. Instead, it’s languagebased. The brain struggles with what’s called “phonological processing” — being able to distinguish and manipulate sounds, like “bah” and “pah,” that eventually have to be linked to written letters and words. A graduate student in Gabrieli’s lab wonder ed if dyslexia would impair voice recognition as well. After all, subtle differences in pronunciation help distinguish people. How to test that? Pr evious studies have shown it’s easier to recognize voices if they’re speaking your own language. So the researchers recruited Englishspeaking college students and young adults, half with dyslexia, half without. They watched animated characters — like a

clown, a mechanic, a soccer player — speaking either English or Chinese, to get familiar with how they sounded. Then came the test, to match a voice to its character. The volunteers correctly identified the Chinese speakers only about half the time, r egar dless of whether they had dyslexia. But when they heard English speakers, people with dyslexia still were right only half the time — while the non-dyslexics did far better, identifying 70 percent of the voices correctly. That provides further evidence of dyslexia’s str ong link to phonological impairment. Perhaps more importantly, it’s a cleverly designed project that begs the question of whether voice recognition is a problem in young children, too, says Florida


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State University psychology professor Richar d Wagner, who studies how to identify dyslexia early. Gabrieli says he plans to test 5-year-olds. Today, researchers know that children who are more phonologically aware when they enter kindergarten have a better shot at easy r eading. One way to check that: See how they’re able to delete sounds from words — ask them to quickly say “cowboy” without the “boy.” Wagner says a child who answers such tasks corr ectly pr obably is developing fine. One who fails doesn’t necessarily have problems but merely could have misunderstood or not wanted to play along. He says more clearcut methods are needed. Differences in brain-processing show up even in infants, says Patricia Kuhl of the University of Washington, who studies how babies learn language. A colleague in her lab tested how well babies could distinguish “ah” and “ee” sounds between ages 7 months and 11

months of age. Those who did best wound up with bigger vocabularies and better prereading skills, such as rhyming, by their fifth birthdays. That doesn’t mean they’ll go on to experience dyslexia, but it does show how very early development can play a role in readingreadiness. But Kuhl says the voice-recognition study has broader implications for brain science. It shows that for split-second recognition, the brain’s socialoriented right side works together with the speech-perception region of the left brain. People with dyslexia apparently are missing out on some of that interaction. That interaction, too, begins to appear early. At age 7 months, babies listening to recordings of their native language can recognize if there’s a change in speakers, but they miss that speaker change if they’re listening to a foreign language, she says. Scientists now have to figure out that neural wiring to learn how it goes awry.







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Chris Chelios hasn’t completely closed the door on a comeback. Sure, the longtime NHL defenseman is 49 years old. And yes, he sat out all of last season. But pulling the plug on his playing days is something he just can’t bring himself to do. “I’m not going to ever say that,” Chelios said with a chuckle. His retirement last year did pave the way for this: Chelios was selected for induction into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday, joining former NHL stars Keith Tkachuk and Gary Suter. Philadelphia Flyers founder and current owner Ed Snider and play-by-play announcer Mike “Doc” Emrick also were selected. The formal induction will take place this fall. Chelios played 26 NHL seasons with Montreal, Chicago, Detroit and Atlanta. He left the NHL after the 2009-10 season as the alltime leader in games played by a defenseman (1,651). He also was part of three Stanley Cup championships. Tkachuk had a stellar career in his own right, playing for nearly two decades and becoming one of just four American-born players to score 500 career NHL goals. He also was a fivetime All-Star and a four-time Olympian. Suter spent most of his 17 seasons with Calgary and helped the Flames to a Stanley Cup title in 1989. Snider helped introduce generations of Philly fans to hockey with a successful bid to bring an expansion team to the city. A familiar voice in hockey, Emrick has been behind the microphone for 13 Stanley Cup finals. He also called the gold-medal game between the U.S. and Canada at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

SPOTLIGHT ON SPORTS 1864 — The first Travers Stakes at Saratoga is won by Kentucky, a horse that scored 20 consecutive victories. 1967 — The New Orleans Saints play their first preseason game and lose to the Los Angeles Rams, 77-16. 1979 — New York Yankees catcher Thurman Munson is killed in a plane crash practicing takeoffs and landings near his Ohio home. 1996 — Down to her final long jump attempt and fighting an injured hamstring, Jackie Joyner-Kersee leaps out of sixth place and ends her Olympic career with a bronze medal. Joyner Kersee jumps 22 feet, 11 3/4 inches for her sixth Olympic medal.




Randy Moss hangs up the cleats Roswell Daily Record

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Randy Moss is calling it a career after 13 seasons in the NFL as one of the most dynamic and polarizing players the league has ever seen. Moss’s agent, Joel Segal, said Monday that the receiver was considering offers from several teams, but made the decision to retire. Segal declined to comment specifically on the offers, instead saying his 34-year-old client felt the time was right to step away. “Randy has weighed his options and considered the offers and has decided to retire,” Segal said. If this indeed is the end for Moss, he leaves the game with some of the gaudiest statistics ever posted by a receiver. His 153 touchdowns are tied with Terrell Owens for second on the career list, and he’s also fifth in yards (14,858) and tied with Hines Ward for eighth in receptions (954). Those numbers, and his status as perhaps the best deep threat in NFL history, will make him a strong candidate for the Hall of Fame. But voters will also be weighing those numbers and his six Pro Bowl seasons against a history of boorish behavior and a penchant for taking plays off when he lost interest in the game. His career started with seven electric seasons with the Minnesota Vikings before he went dormant for two years in Oakland. He re-emerged as a force with the New England Patriots in 2007, hauling in a single-season record 23 TD passes from Tom Brady to help the Patriots reach the Super Bowl. Moss was traded back to the Vikings in October of last season, but the celebrated reunion lasted just four weeks. Fed up with his petulant behavior, Vikings coach Brad Childress cut Moss in November, a stunning move that played a role in the coach’s dismissal a few weeks later. Moss finished the season with eight games in Tennessee, but made little impact with the Titans. Segal said earlier this summer that the receiver was training hard and determined to prove to the doubters that he could still dominate the game like he had in the past. “Randy has been a great player for a long time,” said Bob Pruett, Moss’ college coach at

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In this Jan. 9 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley walks off the field during a game against the Dallas Cowboys. On Monday, Bunkley was traded from the Eagles to the Broncos in exchange for a 2013 draft pick.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Maybe Brodrick Bunkley’s stay in Denver will last longer than his trip to Cleveland. The Broncos sent an undisclosed 2013 draft pick to Philadelphia on Monday for the defensive tackle whose trade to Cleveland for a 2012 fifthround pick over the weekend was scuttled. Bunkley reported to Cleveland but did not meet all the conditions of the trade and was reverted to the Eagles, who managed to find a new suitor in Denver. All trades are contingent on players passing physicals. Bunkley had an elbow injury last season. Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said Bunkley was surprised by the trade. “I think that he enjoyed it a lot here and I think part of the reason was this all shocked him,” Eagles

Stern: No reason to be encouraged

NEW YORK (AP) — David Stern returned to the bargaining table Monday and said “nothing” gave him reason for encouragement. And for that, the NBA Commissioner pointed the blame in one place. “I don’t feel optimistic about the players’ willingness to engage in a serious way,” Stern said. So the first meeting to include leadership from owners and players since the lockout began exactly a month ago produced nothing new — except blame. A downcast Stern, who long maintained he was optimistic during this collective bargaining process, said that was no longer the case. He added nothing had changed since the last meeting on June 30, hours before the old deal expired, and said he doesn’t feel players are bargaining in good faith. Players contend that although owners insist they See NBA LABOR, Page B3


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In this Oct. 31 file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Randy Moss waves to the fans after his former team, the New England Patriots, defeated the Vikings 28-18. Moss’ agent, Joel Segal, said Monday that the receiver was considering offers from several teams, but made the decision to retire.

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From left, NBA Players’ Association Executive Director Billy Hunter, Los Angeles Lakers’ Theo Ratliff and association president Derek Fisher arrive at a hotel for a meeting with the NBA and its team owners in New York, Monday.

Tseng gets No. 5

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Yani Tseng holds up the championship trophy after winning the Women’s British Open for her fifth career major championship, Sunday.

Tseng youngest to 5 major titles CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Judging by the record books, Yani Tseng is 10 years ahead of Annika Sorenstam. The 22-year -old Taiwanese won the Women’s British Open for the second straight year Sunday, beating Brittany Lang by four strokes and becoming the youngest player — male or female — to capture a fifth major title. Sorenstam was 32 when she won the 2003 LPGA Championship for her fifth major. Tiger Woods was 24 when he won his fifth at the 2000 PGA Championship. “It’s so great making history on this golf course, and I feel wonderful right now,” said Tseng, who is ranked No. 1 and won the LPGA Championship last month. “I hope to keep winning. Next year there are another four majors and I will try and organize and keep working hard.” Tseng became only the third player to win consecutive British titles, joining Sherri Steinhaurer (1998, 1999) and Debbie Massey (1980, 1981). Tseng shot a 3-under 69 to finish at 16-under 272. She trailed third-round leader Caroline Masson of Germany by two strokes entering the final round. Masson closed with a 78 and tied for fifth. “I wish to win more, but I am really happy,” Tseng said. “I think in my mind I say, wow, five-times major. I never think about that. It just feels really very special.” Lang shot a 67 to finish at 276, one ahead of Sweden’s Sophie Gustafson (68). South Korea’s Amy


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Pecos League At A Glance All Times Mountain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Roswell . . . . . . . . . . .38 White Sands . . . . . . .36 Ruidoso . . . . . . . . . . .33 Alpine . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Las Cruces . . . . . . . .31 Carlsbad . . . . . . . . . . .7

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GB — 2 1⁄2 1 4 ⁄2 5 1⁄2 7 31 1⁄2

Sunday’s Games No games scheduled Monday’s Games Las Cruces 7, Ruidoso 6 Las Cruces at Ruidoso, ppd. to Aug. 11 Tuesday’s Games No games scheduled Wednesday’s Games Roswell at Ruidoso, 12:05 p.m. (completion of postponed game) Carlsbad at Ruidoso, 4:05 p.m. Alpine at Las Cruces, 7:05 p.m. Roswell at White Sands, 7:05 p.m.


Major League Baseball At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press American League East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .66 41 New York . . . . . . . . . .65 42 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . .56 51 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .55 53 Baltimore . . . . . . . . . .42 63 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .57 51 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .54 52 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .52 55 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .50 58 Kansas City . . . . . . . .46 62 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 48 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .59 50 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . .49 59 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . .45 62

Pct GB .617 — .607 1 .523 10 .509 11 1⁄2 .400 23

Pct GB .528 — .509 2 .486 4 1⁄2 .463 7 .426 11 Pct GB .560 — .541 2 1 .454 11 ⁄2 .421 15

Sunday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 4, Baltimore 2 Kansas City 5, Cleveland 3 Detroit 3, L.A. Angels 2 Toronto 7, Texas 3 Boston 5, Chicago White Sox 3 Oakland 7, Minnesota 3 Tampa Bay 8, Seattle 1 Monday’s Games Cleveland 9, Boston 6 N.Y. Yankees 3, Chicago White Sox 2 Oakland at Seattle, 8:10 p.m. Tuesday’s Games Texas (C.Lewis 10-8) at Detroit (Scherzer 11-6), 5:05 p.m. Cleveland (D.Huff 1-1) at Boston (Beckett 94), 5:10 p.m. Toronto (R.Romero 8-9) at Tampa Bay (Price 9-9), 5:10 p.m. Baltimore (Simon 2-4) at Kansas City (Chen 5-4), 6:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 1-3) at Chicago White Sox (Danks 4-8), 6:10 p.m. Minnesota (Duensing 8-8) at L.A. Angels (E.Santana 6-8), 8:05 p.m. Oakland (Harden 2-1) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 9-9), 8:10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Oakland at Seattle, 1:40 p.m. Texas at Detroit, 5:05 p.m. Cleveland at Boston, 5:10 p.m. Toronto at Tampa Bay, 5:10 p.m. Baltimore at Kansas City, 6:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Chicago White Sox, 6:10 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Angels, 8:05 p.m. National League East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Philadelphia . . . . . . . .69 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .63 New York . . . . . . . . . .55 Florida . . . . . . . . . . . .54 Washington . . . . . . . .52 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .61

L 39 47 54 55 56

Pct GB .639 — .573 7 .505 14 1⁄2 .495 15 1⁄2 .481 17

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St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . .57 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . .54 Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . .53 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .44 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .36 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W San Francisco . . . . . .61 Arizona . . . . . . . . . . .59 Colorado . . . . . . . . . .51 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .48 San Diego . . . . . . . . .47

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Pct GB .565 — .546 2 .468 10 1⁄2 .449 12 1⁄2 .431 14 1⁄2

Sunday’s Games Cincinnati 9, San Francisco 0 Florida 3, Atlanta 1 Washington 3, N.Y. Mets 2 Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 5, 10 innings Milwaukee 5, Houston 4 San Diego 8, Colorado 3 Arizona 6, L.A. Dodgers 3 Chicago Cubs 6, St. Louis 3 Monday’s Games Washington 5, Atlanta 3 Chicago Cubs 5, Pittsburgh 3 Florida 7, N.Y. Mets 3, 10 innings Houston 4, Cincinnati 3, 10 innings Milwaukee 6, St. Louis 2 Philadelphia 4, Colorado 3, 10 innings L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 8:05 p.m. Arizona at San Francisco, 8:15 p.m. Tuesday’s Games Atlanta (D.Lowe 6-9) at Washington (Lannan 7-7), 5:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (R.Wells 2-4) at Pittsburgh (Correia 12-8),5:05 p.m. Florida (Hand 1-3) at N.Y. Mets (Capuano 910), 5:10 p.m. Cincinnati (H.Bailey 5-5) at Houston (W.Rodriguez 7-7), 6:05 p.m. St. Louis (J.Garcia 10-5) at Milwaukee (Marcum 10-3), 6:10 p.m. Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 5-5) at Colorado (A.Cook 2-5), 6:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kuroda 6-13) at San Diego (Latos 5-10), 8:05 p.m. Arizona (D.Hudson 10-7) at San Francisco (Lincecum 9-8), 8:15 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Atlanta at Washington, 11:05 a.m. St. Louis at Milwaukee, 12:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Colorado, 1:10 p.m. Arizona at San Francisco, 1:45 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 5:05 p.m. Florida at N.Y. Mets, 5:10 p.m. Cincinnati at Houston, 6:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 8:05 p.m.


Jason Taylor rejoins Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — Jason Taylor seeks a few more sacks, and he plans to get them with the Miami Dolphins. The NFL’s active career sacks leader, preparing for his 15th season, signed Monday with the Dolphins. He became a free agent when the New York Jets released him in March. Taylor, who turns 37 on Sept. 1, spent his first 11 seasons with the Dolphins and has kept a home in South Florida. He played for Washington in 2008, rejoined the Dolphins in 2009 and played last year for their biggest rivals, the Jets. Taylor’s return to the Dolphins was announced on the Facebook page for his foundation. Hours later, he held a news conference at the team’s stadium before an evening practice there. Former Dolphins teammate Dan Marino tweeted, “Welcome back to Miami (hash)99.” A year ago, Taylor had hoped for an offer to remain with the Dolphins, but he clashed with football czar Bill Parcells, who has since departed. Taylor maintained a good relationship with Miami coach Tony Sparano. Taylor’s desire to keep playing is driven in large part by wanting to play in a Super Bowl. Last year he reached the playoffs for the first time in nine years, and the Jets’ loss to Pittsburgh in the AFC championship game left him fighting back tears. The linebacker-defensive end was also disappointed to have only five sacks in 2010. That increased his career total to 132 1⁄2, which tied him with Lawrence Taylor and Leslie O’Neal for eighth on the career list. He played in all 16 games for the Jets, including five as a starter. The six-time Pro Bowler holds Dolphins career records for sacks (124), opponents’ fumble recoveries (27), fumble returns for

Greenbrier Classic Scores By The Associated Press Sunday At The Old White Course White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Purse: $6 million Yardage: 7,274; Par 70 Final (x-won on the first playoff hole) x-Scott Stallings (500), $1,080,000 . . . . . . . .70-65-66-69 Bill Haas (245), $528,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-67-65-67 Bob Estes (245), $528,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-72-65-64 Andres Romero (104), $226,200 . . . . . . . . . .71-69-66-65 Brendon de Jonge (104), $226,200 . . . . . . . .66-67-72-66 Cameron Tringale (104), $226,200 . . . . . . . .70-67-67-67 Jimmy Walker (104), $226,200 . . . . . . . . . . .69-72-62-68 Gary Woodland (104), $226,200 . . . . . . . . . .65-70-67-69 Kyle Stanley (78), $168,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-75-65-66 Webb Simpson (78), $168,000 . . . . . . . . . . .65-68-69-70 Johnson Wagner (65), $138,000 . . . . . . . . . .72-67-66-68 Chris DiMarco (65), $138,000 . . . . . . . . . . . .66-75-64-68 Chris Couch (65), $138,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-68-67-70 Trevor Immelman (56), $105,000 . . . . . . . . . .64-70-73-67 Scott Verplank (56), $105,000 . . . . . . . . . . . .72-66-67-69 John Senden (56), $105,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-65-69 Anthony Kim (56), $105,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-62-74 J.P. Hayes (49), $68,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-70-72-65 Garrett Willis (49), $68,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-69-65 Carl Pettersson (49), $68,000 . . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-69-66 Chris Baryla (49), $68,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-69-72-67 Steven Bowditch (49), $68,000 . . . . . . . . . . .65-75-68-67 Chris Stroud (49), $68,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-71-68-67 David Hearn (49), $68,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-72-69-68 Chez Reavie (49), $68,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-69-70-69 Brian Davis (49), $68,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-64-70-70 Matt Bettencourt (42), $42,600 . . . . . . . . . . .73-67-69-67 Brett Wetterich (42), $42,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-67-68-68 Michael Connell (42), $42,600 . . . . . . . . . . . .72-66-69-69 Tag Ridings (42), $42,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-66-69-70 Nick O’Hern (42), $42,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-68-66-72 Brandt Jobe (36), $32,486 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-69-73-67 Ben Curtis (36), $32,486 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-72-70-67 Blake Adams (36), $32,486 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-70-70-68 Adam Hadwin (0), $32,486 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-68-68 Aron Price (36), $32,486 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-67-72-69 Michael Letzig (36), $32,486 . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-66-71-71 Charles Howell III (36), $32,486 . . . . . . . . . .68-68-70-71 James Driscoll (31), $25,200 . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-68-73-68 Sergio Garcia (31), $25,200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-69-68 Kenny Perry (31), $25,200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-70-70-70 Ricky Barnes (31), $25,200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-65-69-72 Fabian Gomez (26), $19,240 . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-68-70-70 Keegan Bradley (26), $19,240 . . . . . . . . . . . .72-67-69-71 Josh Teater (26), $19,240 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-67-71 Derek Lamely (26), $19,240 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65-70-72-72 Briny Baird (26), $19,240 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-69-72 Will Strickler (26), $19,240 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-70-69-73 Tom Pernice, Jr. (19), $14,430 . . . . . . . . . . . .68-70-75-67


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The Roswell High School varsity cheer team will host a youth cheer camp Aug. 4-5 at the Roswell High School gym. The camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day with a parent performance scheduled for noon on Aug. 5. Cost for the camp is $30 per student. Campers will perform during the Oct. 7 Roswell football game. T-shirt and snacks are included in the price.


Sign-ups for the Roswell Youth Football League and the RYFL cheer teams will be

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touchdowns (6), defensive touchdowns (9) and interceptions by a defensive lineman (7). His best season was in 2006, when he was the NFL defensive player of the year. Taylor will provide locker-room leadership, and perhaps much more. He’ll likely spell outside linebacker Koa Misi in passing situations and line up on the flank opposite Cameron Wake, who had a breakout season with 14 sacks last year. Conveniently, the Dolphins’ No. 99 was unassigned.

Ready or not, Cowboys’ Owusu-Ansah at free safety

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Akwasi OwusuAnsah was a small college cornerback recovering from shoulder surgery when he joined the Dallas Cowboys as a rookie last year. Once healthy, he played mostly special teams until getting hurt again. With the lockout keeping him off the practice field all summer, plus a new coordinator and a new playbook to learn, Owusu-Ansah showed up at training camp pretty much starting over in his NFL career. He also found himself starting at free safety. His promotion is strictly by default, as the Cowboys are scrambling to find a veteran starter. For now, the job belongs to OwusuAnsah and he’s trying to make the most of it. “When they put the depth chart up, I was No. 1, and they expect me to hold higher standards,” he said. “I’ve just got to go out there, embrace the opportunity, work hard every day and compete.” While the front office keeps searching, Owusu-Ansah is progressing slowly but surely. The free safety is expected to call out coverages and signal for alignment changes to fellow defensive backs, but the first few days of practice, Owusu-Ansah was silent. He finally felt confident enough to bark out some changes on Sunday. Alas, he also got burned several times in two-minute drills. Back on the plus side, the 6-foot, 210pounder filled the hole on a running play and leveled a hit that drew some oohs and aahs from the crowd. “He’s raw, he’s got a ways to go,” secondary coach Dave Campo said. “He’s not ready to play right now, I can tell you that. But he’s out there. He’s kind of learning as he goes.” Owusu-Ansah’s best ability is speed. He can cover a lot of ground quickly, which is why he’s already someone to watch on special teams. He averaged 21.7 yards on 25 kickoff returns last season. A fourth-round pick from Indiana (Pa.) in 2010, his various injuries didn’t give him much chance to learn the defense. Less than a week into camp, he estimates he’s already played more at safety than he did all of last season. Alan Ball was the starting free safety last year, and could be a last resort this season. How he did last year is best summed up by the fact the Cowboys want him to be their fourth cornerback this season. (He can’t practice at any position just yet because he was a free agent when the lockout began. He re-signed quickly, but is in a holding pattern like all veteran signees.) Dallas expected to have a veteran signed by now. Jerry Jones said his pursuit of cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha didn’t take him out of the running for any of the safeties that have signed elsewhere. Considering how much those guys got, it’s possible the Cowboys are waiting for the asking price to come down. Meanwhile, that leaves likely backup Owusu-Ansah on the first team. It keeps him busy enough that he’s been able to avoid all the talk about who the Cowboys might get. “By the time you get to your room, you’re looking at your playbook and going to sleep,” he said. Four decades ago, the Cowboys experimented at free safety with another converted cornerback from a small school whose best attribute, at first, was returning kicks. Cliff Harris wound up on the NFL’s all-decade team for the 1970s and in the club’s Ring of

Shaun Micheel (19), $14,430 . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-71-68 Heath Slocum (19), $14,430 . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-72-71-69 Jeff Overton (19), $14,430 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-67-70-69 Steve Flesch (19), $14,430 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-68-71-70 Chris Kirk (19), $14,430 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-69-70 Andre Stolz (19), $14,430 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-70-72 D.A. Points (19), $14,430 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-67-67-75 Tommy Gainey (13), $13,380 . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-71-70 Steve Allan (0), $13,380 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-68-70-72 Ryuji Imada (13), $13,380 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-70-68-74 John Merrick (13), $13,380 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-67-68-77 Kent Jones (9), $12,960 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-74-70 Troy Matteson (9), $12,960 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-70-71-72 Jim Herman (9), $12,960 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-71-70-74 Matt Weibring (7), $12,660 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-71-72 Spencer Levin (7), $12,660 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-68-68-77 Billy Horschel (3), $12,240 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-72-71 Cameron Beckman (3), $12,240 . . . . . . . . . .71-68-72-73 Jeff Quinney (3), $12,240 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-69-74 Tom Gillis (3), $12,240 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-69-70-74 Duffy Waldorf (3), $12,240 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-70-69-76 Camilo Villegas (1), $11,820 . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-66-77-71 Joseph Bramlett (1), $11,820 . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-72-72 Erik Compton (0), $11,580 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-67-73-73 Billy Mayfair (1), $11,580 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65-73-71-77 Bio Kim (1), $11,400 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-74-75

Ricoh Women’s British Open Scores By The Associated Press Sunday At Carnoustie Golf Links Carnoustie, Scotland Purse: $2.5 million Yardage:6,490; Par:72 Final Yani Tseng, $392,133 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-66-66-69 Brittany Lang, $231,065 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-69-67 Sophie Gustafson, $161,746 . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-71-70-68 Amy Yang, $126,536 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-70-73-67 Catriona Matthew, $96,828 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-69-68-72 Caroline Masson, $96,828 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-65-68-78 Anna Nordqvist, $70,695 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-69-70 Sun Young Yoo, $70,695 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-69-70 Na Yeon Choi, $70,695 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-67-72-72 Inbee Park, $70,695 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-64-73-73 Stacy Lewis, $52,815 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-68-71-68 Dewi Claire Schreefel, $52,815 . . . . . . . . . . .70-66-74-71 Maria Hjorth, $46,213 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-73-68 Katie Futcher, $35,132 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-74-74-64 Cristie Kerr, $35,132 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-74-68 Candie Kung, $35,132 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-73-69-69 Sun-Ju Ahn, $35,132 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-71-70-71 Song-Hee Kim, $35,132 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-72-71-71 Mika Miyazato, $35,132 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-72-73 Se Ri Pak, $35,132 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-64-73-74 Jiyai Shin, $28,608 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75-66-72-71 Hee Kyung Seo, $24,894 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-71-71-71 Karen Stupples, $24,894 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-68-72-71

held at the Roswell Mall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 6 and 13. Players and cheerleaders must present a birth certificate and a proof of residency. The cost is $85 for football and $100 for cheerleading. For more information on the football signups, call 910-9647. For more information on the cheer sign-ups, call 317-5448.


The 25th annual Super Kids and Adult Wunce Wuz triathlons will be held Saturday, Aug. 6, at Cahoon Park & Swimming Pool. Entry fee for the Super Kids Triathlon is $5 if registered by Aug. 3 and $7 thereafter. Entry fee for the Adult Wunce Wuz Triathlon

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Honor. He’s glad to hear that Owusu-Ansah is getting this kind of valuable playing time during training camp. Whether he’s ready or not, everyone will find out right away whether he’s a keeper. “This is the best way — throwing in a guy to see if he can perform,” Harris said. “Test him under fire to see if he makes it.” Harris had the advantage of an extended training camp his rookie season. It included six games. So he had a big head start when the veterans arrived. While Owusu-Ansah lacks that, Harris said the fact Dallas has a new coordinator and a new playbook should put youngsters and veterans closer to even — everyone is learning at the same time. Harris’ best advice is for Owusu-Ansah to keep making a mark on special teams. “You want to do everything you can and play as many positions as you can,” he said. “That’s how you become valuable.” The preseason opener is a little over a week away. “He’s going to get an opportunity to show what he can do,” Campo said. “Hopefully he’ll improve enough. He’s got a chance. The thing he’s missing most is experience.” Notes: CB Mike Jenkins suffered a slight neck injury during the afternoon practice Monday, but is expected to be OK. ... Coach Jason Garrett ended Monday’s afternoon practice early, and gave players Tuesday off.... Receivers coach Jimmy Robinson remained away from the field, recovering from his jarring hit by Teddy Williams during a punt return drill Saturday. He could return Wednesday.


Stallings becomes latest rookie to win on PGA Tour

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Needing a birdie on the 168-yard 18th hole to get into a playoff at the Greenbrier Classic, Scott Stallings remembered the approach shot he hit from the same distance back on No. 11. Same club. Same result. He sent a 9-iron shot 5 feet from the pin on the final hole and made the putt, joining Bill Haas and Bob Estes in sudden death tied at 10-under par Sunday on the Old White TPC course. Luckily for Stallings, the playoff headed right back to the 18th. Another 9 iron. Another pin-seeker. The PGA Tour rookie curled in a 7-foot putt after Haas and Estes missed their birdie tries, giving the 26-year-old Stallings his first tour win and securing his spot in the FedEx Cup playoffs. “When Bob missed, I was kind of shocked a little bit and had to regroup and stand over it where I knew I had a chance to win,” Stallings said. “I was tired. It’s been a long week. It’s been an emotional week. I just closed my eyes right before, when I was reading the putt, and just took a deep breath and visualized the ball going in the hole. “After the ball went I don’t really know what happened. Everything is kind of a blur.” So much for visualization. For the record, he flipped his putter after the putt dropped, high-fived and hugged his caddie, collected the tournament trophy, the winner’s jacket and a $1.08 million check. The prize was nice, but Stallings was more excited about moving from 88th to 26th on the FedEx Cup points list. The top 125 qualify for the playoffs starting in late August. A native of Worcester, Mass., and diehard Red Sox fan, he’ll likely realize one of his biggest goals to play in the Deutsch Bank Championship, the second stop in the FedEx Cup playoffs outside of Boston. The top 100 in the points standings after the Barclays, the first playoff stop, will qualify. In just its second year, the Greenbrier Classic produced another dramatic finish. Stuart Appleby shot 59 in last year’s final round, including a birdie on the last hole to beat Jeff Overton by a stroke. The course was lengthened more than 200 yards for this

Roswell Daily Record year’s tournament and the greens were reseeded and firm, giving some golfers fits. Even Stallings, who overcame his early blunders to become the sixth rookie to win on tour this year. It secured a spot for him in this week’s Bridgestone Invitational. Estes and Haas each earned $528,000. Haas got his fourth top-10 finish of the season and improved to 12th in the FedEx standings. The 45-year-old Estes missed out on his first tour win since 2002 and fifth overall. Estes sat out the first three months of the year because of a wrist injury and was playing in just his seventh tournament. “I felt like I did everything exactly right,” Estes said. “I just didn’t make the birdie putt on 18.” Jimmy Walker (68), Andres Romero (65), Brendon de Jonge (66), Cameron Tringale (67) and Gary Woodland (69) finished at 9 under.

Browne makes few mistakes to win US Senior Open

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Back when he was just another kid with big dreams and not so much game, Olin Browne and his thengirlfriend used to go to a hardscrabble par-3 course nearby and imagine what it would be like to win a national championship. Now Browne and his wife, Pam, know. The 52-year-old journeyman captured the biggest victory of his life Sunday, holding off Mark O’Meara down the stretch to win the U.S. Senior Open by three strokes. “This goes back a long way for us,” Browne said of the aspirations he and Pam had first considered some 30 years ago. Avoiding major mistakes, Browne had pars on the first seven holes. After a bogey dropped him into a tie with O’Meara, he played the last 10 holes in 1 under, while O’Meara made two costly bogeys. “I guess from the middle of the back nine on it became a match-play situation, and I’ve got zero experience in match play,” Browne said, chuckling about his 0-1 record in headto-head competition. “But it’s about putting your ball in play, keeping it out of the junk. The bottom line is minimize your mistakes, maximize your effort, and that’s all you can do.” After Browne rolled in an anticlimactic 30foot birdie putt on the final hole to touch off a loud roar from the large gallery ringing the green, the usually stoic Browne raised his arms in triumph. He had gone 141 consecutive tournaments since his last victory at the 2005 Deutsche Bank. His even-par 71 followed rounds of 64, 69 and 65 and left him at 15-under 269. Browne said he struggled with nerves on the front side, but still was able to sidestep any gaffes. He had made 15 birdies and two eagles to blitz the field and take a two-stroke lead into the final round. But in the last 18 holes, he played within himself and was content to craft pars while everyone else tried to catch him. O’Meara, winner of the 1998 Masters and British Open, caught up but couldn’t hang on. “This is a huge victory for him,” O’Meara said. “I know it’s his first win out here on the Champions Tour. It’s a major championship. You look at the leaderboard, there’s a lot of quality players up there at the top of the leaderboard. I think Olin should be very proud of himself.” Mark Calcavecchia shot a 69 and was alone in third at 273. Ageless Hale Irwin had a 68 was another shot back along with Joey Sindelar (70). Peter Senior (71) was at 275, with Corey Pavin (69) and Michael Allen (70) another stroke off the pace. The group at 277 included Steve Pate (68), John Huston (69), Nick Price (70) and defending champion Bernhard Langer (70).


Monday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL LEAGUE BASEBALL — MAJOR Suspended Cleveland RHP Carlos Carrasco six games and fined him an undisclosed amount for throwing at Kansas City DH Billy Butler during Friday’s game. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned LHP Mike Ballard and LHP Pedro Viola to Bowie

Rachel Jennings, $24,894 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-73-69-72 Karrie Webb, $24,894 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-72-72 Angela Stanford, $24,894 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-72-72-73 Momoko Ueda, $24,894 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-71-72-73 Michelle Wie, $21,319 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-68-72-72 Vicky Hurst, $21,319 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-71-74 Amy Hung, $18,195 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-72-78-68 Haeji Kang, $18,195 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75-70-73-69 Beth Allen, $18,195 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-75-71 Tiffany Joh, $18,195 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-69-75-72 Caroline Hedwall, $18,195 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-76-73 Brittany Lincicome, $18,195 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-71-76-73 Shanshan Feng, $18,195 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-75-67-75 Melissa Reid, $14,579 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75-70-73-70 Eun-Hee Ji, $14,579 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-75-72 Suzann Pettersen, $14,579 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76-66-73-73 I.K. Kim, $14,579 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-72-71-74 Meena Lee, $14,579 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65-69-80-74 Linda Wessberg, $14,579 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-66-75-74 Hee-Won Han, $11,278 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-71-74-71 Lorie Kane, $11,278 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-76-73-71 Hiromi Mogi, $11,278 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-72-74-71 Kristy McPherson, $11,278 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-71-74-73 Hee Young Park, $11,278 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-76-73 Paula Creamer, $11,278 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-70-71-79 Azahara Munoz, $8,528 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-71-73-73 a-Danielle Kang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-75-74 Morgan Pressel, $8,528 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-75-74 Pat Hurst, $8,528 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-69-74-77 Cindy LaCrosse, $8,528 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-72-77 Christel Boeljon, $6,217 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76-69-73-73 Janice Moodie, $6,217 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75-67-75-74 Chella Choi, $6,217 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-70-71-76 Sandra Gal, $6,217 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-74-76 Amanda Blumenherst, $6,217 . . . . . . . . . . . .73-71-70-77 Miki Saiki, $4,742 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-72-76-72 Kylie Walker, $4,742 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-72-74-74 Holly Aitchison, $4,742 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-74-72-75 Julieta Granada, $4,742 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-74-70-77 Sophie Giquel-Bettan, $4,742 . . . . . . . . . . . .71-68-72-81 Virginie Lagoutte-Clement, $3,962 . . . . . . . . .75-70-73-77 Jaclyn Sweeney, $3,962 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-71-72-78 Georgina Simpson, $3,631 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-73-79-74 a-Sophia Popov . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-75-77-77

U.S. Senior Open Championship Scores By The Associated Press Sunday At Inverness Club Toledo, Ohio Purse: $2.75 million Yardage: 7,143; Par 71 Final a-amateur Olin Browne, $500,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64-69-65-71 Mark O’Meara, $295,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-68-66-72 Mark Calcavecchia, $185,675 . . . . . . . . . . . .68-67-69-69 Hale Irwin, $117,077 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-71-66-68

is $10 if registered by Aug. 3 and $12 thereafter. For more information, or to register, call Damian Cheatem at 624-6720.


The sixth annual First Tee of the Pecos Valley golf tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, at 8 a.m. at NMMI Golf Course. The format is a three-person scramble. The cost is $75 per player and includes breakfast, lunch, range balls, green fees and cart fees. For more information, call the course at 622-6033 or The First Tee at 623-4444.

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(EL). CLEVELAND INDIANS — Purchased the contract of INF Argenis Reyes from New Jersey (Can-Am) and assigned him to Columbus (IL). KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Placed RHP Kyle Davies on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 26. Agreed to terms with C Cameron Gallagher and assigned him to the Arizona League Royals. LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned OF Mike Trout to Arkansas (TL). National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Optioned RHP Sam Demel and RHP Ryan Cook to Reno (PCL). Selected the contract of INF Paul Goldschmidt from Mobile (SL). ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed RHP Scott Linebrink on t he 15-day DL, retroactive to July 30. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Released RHP Danys Baez. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Designated 1B Lyle Overbay for assignment. WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Released OF/1B Matt Stairs unconditionally. FOOTBALL National Football League CAROLINA PANTHERS — Agreed to terms with DT Terrell McClain. CHICAGO BEARS — Waived P Richmond McGee and DT Sean Murnane.o CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed DE Jayme Mitchell. Sent an undisclosed 2012 draft pick to St. Louis to complete an earlier trade for G John Greco. DENVER BRONCOS — Agreed to terms with DE Derrick Harvey. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed OT Barry Richardson to a restricted free agent tender and LB Brandon Siler. MIAMI DOLPHINS — Agreed to terms with OT Marc Colombo. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed OL Charlie Johnson. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Agreed to terms with LB Clint Ingram. Signed G Carl Nicks. Re-signed OT Zach Strief. NEW YORK JETS — Re-signed CB Antonio Cromartie to a four-year contract. Signed CB Donald Strickland. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Traded DT Brodrick Bunkley to Denver for an undisclosed 2013 draft pick. Waived WR Keith Carlos. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Placed TE Antonio Gates and LB Larry English on the physically-unable-to-perform list. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Re-signed LB Adam Hayward to a three-year contract. Released RB Deonte Jackson. Canadian Football League EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed DL Marcus Howard. WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed LB Dustin Doe to the practice roster. HOCKEY National Hockey League NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Waived D Colin White and RW Trent Hunter. SAN JOSE SHARKS — Signed D Brent Burns to a five-year contract extension. VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Named Craig MacTavish coach of Chicago (AHL). COLLEGE CHATTANOOGA — Named DeAntoine Beasley men’s assistant basketball coach. ILLINOIS STATE — Promoted assistant softball coach Tina Kramos to associate head coach. LAMAR — Named Holly Bruder softball coach. MONTCLAIR STATE — Named Chris Kivlen men’s lacrosse coach. NEW JERSEY CITY — Named Krystle Wilson men’s and women’s cross country coach. NEW YORK UNIVERSITY — Named Nicole Pasciolla and Kim Wyant women’s assistant soccer coaches and Karl France men’s assistant volleyball coach. OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN — Named Murray Evans assistant athletic director for media relations. PFEIFFER — Named Maggie Woody women’s assistant soccer coach. SAN JOSE STATE — Named Pete Raykovich women’s assistant swimming coach. SOUTH CAROLINA — Reinstated QB Stephen Garcia to the football team. TEXAS WOMEN’S — Named Josh Nilson assistant gymnastics coach.

Joey Sindelar, $117,077 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-66-69-70 Peter Senior, $92,891 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-67-68-71 Corey Pavin, $80,379 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-69-70-69 Michael Allen, $80,379 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-69-71-70 Steve Pate, $63,524 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-71-70-68 John Huston, $63,524 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-70-69 Nick Price, $63,524 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-69-68-70 Bernhard Langer, $63,524 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-69-68-70 Damon Green, $52,370 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-71-70-70 Jay Haas, $52,370 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-69-68-71 Scott Simpson, $46,643 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-70-70 Jeff Roth, $46,643 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-66-68-74 Russ Cochran, $37,463 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-69-73-69 Brad Bryant, $37,463 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-69-68-70 Dan Forsman, $37,463 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-69-71 Kiyoshi Murota, $37,463 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-69-72-72 Loren Roberts, $37,463 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-69-68-73 Jeff Sluman, $37,463 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-71-65-77 Mike Nicolette, $26,006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-69-73-67 Jim Rutledge, $26,006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-71-69-69 Tom Lehman, $26,006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-69-70-70 Mark Wiebe, $26,006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-71-73-71 Mikael Hogberg, $26,006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-70-68-71 Steve Lowery, $26,006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-70-67-72 David Eger, $18,022 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-74-68 Lonnie Nielsen, $18,022 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-74-69-70 Larry Mize, $18,022 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-70-72 Tom Kite, $18,022 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-67-71-73 Willie Wood, $18,022 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-69-74 Trevor Dodds, $18,022 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-69-71-75 Steve Jones, $18,022 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-71-69-76 Hal Sutton, $18,022 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-67-66-76 D.A. Weibring, $14,750 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-68-71-71 Larry Nelson, $14,750 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-73-73 Jim Thorpe, $14,750 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-74-68-74 Phil Blackmar, $14,750 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-69-68-74 Kirk Hanefeld, $13,411 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-75-69 Bob Tway, $11,537 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-71-73-69 Ted Schulz, $11,537 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-74-71-72 Chien-Soon Lu, $11,537 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-72-71-73 Gary Hallberg, $11,537 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-73-70-73 Tom Jenkins, $11,537 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-71-70-73 Nobumitsu Yuhara, $11,537 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-68-71-75 Mark McNulty, $9,395 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-73-73 Jeff Hart, $9,395 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-71-70-73 Bill Britton, $8,369 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-74-72-72 Jim Carter, $8,369 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-69-71-74 Fred Funk, $8,369 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-71-71-75 a-Tim Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-72-69-75 Tommy Armour III, $7,944 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-75-73-73 Vic Wilk, $7,654 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-72-76-71 Bob Gilder, $7,654 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-72-72-74 Keith Fergus, $7,389 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-69-77-72 Chris Williams, $7,218 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-72-77-75 Mark Brooks, $7,082 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-72-76-77 Chris Endres, $6,939 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-72-75-80


TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Tuesday, Aug. 2 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

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Marshall. “He’s choosing this on his own terms and I think that’s good. If that’s what he wants to do, that’s what he should do.” Throughout his career, Moss earned the reputation as one of the most dangerous players in the game, when he wanted to be. His combination of size, speed and intelligence has rarely been seen for a player at his position, and he deserves some credit for the influx of Cover 2 defenses throughout the NFL that were designed in large part to prevent Moss from burning them down the field. Trouble off the field in high school prevented Moss from attending Notre Dame or Florida State, so he landed at Marshall and

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scored 54 touchdowns in two electrifying seasons with the Thundering Herd. The off-field questions hurt Moss in the 1998 draft. He fell to the Vikings at pick No. 21 and he spent the next seven years making every GM in the league who passed on him regret it. He scored 17 touchdowns as a rookie to help the Vikings reach the NFC title game and only once failed to score at least 10 TDs in a season in his first tour with the team. He also got into several controversies along the way, bumping a traffic cop in downtown Minneapolis, squirting a referee with a water bottle during a game and leaving the field early in a game against Washington, just to name a few. Sensing a change of scenery was needed, the Vikings traded Moss to Oakland in 2005, where he

Yang (67) was fourth. Lang was tied for sixth entering the final day, eight behind Masson. She picked up one stroke by the turn but the American bagged four birdies at Nos. 11, 12, 14 and 17. “I made some really big par putts early on, and from then on played fairly flawless golf,” Lang said. Tseng dropped a shot at the first hole with three putts, missing a 3-footer for par. She birdied the third with a pitching wedge to 2 feet and the long sixth with a chip to 5 feet. By the turn, she was in command. She was just short of the green off the tee at the par -4 11th and took two putts for a birdie, then dropped a shot at two straight holes. She hit an 8-iron over the back of the green at 12 and then hit the pin off the tee on the short 13th but her ball stopped at the edge of a bunker. She stood in the sand to play her second shot. Tseng birdied the long 14th and finished with two birdies, holing from 20 feet on the 17th and hitting a majestic 9-iron to 3 feet at the last. “I was a little nervous before the start, but then I hit a good tee shot and


spent two quiet seasons before his career was revived in New England. Vikings fans were euphoric at the news of his retur n last season, but things soured in a hurry. He caught 13 passes for 174 yards and two touchdowns in four games back in purple, clashed with Childress in the locker room and tur ned some teammates off with his poor treatment of a team caterer toward the end of his run. He hugged former Patriots teammates after a Vikings loss, and then bizarrely stepped to a podium to fawn over the Patriots, criticize the Vikings for ignoring his strategic advice, and announce his plan to interview himself the rest of the season instead of letting reporters do it. Next stop, Tennessee, where he caught just six passes in eight games.

I felt good,” Tseng said. “I feel that, having been in this position in a major a few times before, I am getting more mature and can handle the pressure better.” Masson dropped four shots in the first three holes of her closing nine. She finished at 9 under with local favorite Catriona Matthew, the 2009 champion, who had a double-bogey 6 on the final hole. Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist tied for seventh at 280 with South Koreans Sun Young Yoo, Na Yeon Choi and Inbee Pak. American Stacy Lewis had a 68 to rally to a 281. Sweden’s Maria Hjorth was at 282 after a 68 and Americans Katie Futcher and Cristie Kerr were in a group a stroke further back. Futcher equaled the best round of the week with a 64, including an eagle at the 14th, followed by three birdies. Kerr had four birdies for a 68 to finish at 5 under. Paula Creamer dropped five strokes in the first five holes to be out in 40, then dropped three more on the back nine for a 79. Brittany Lincicome shot 73 to finish at 287 as did first-round leader Meena Lee, who closed with a 74 after opening with a 65 Thursday.


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general manager Howie Roseman said. “He was a first-round pick. I think he thought he’d be here for his whole career. I think he liked the kind of the energy that’s going on here and he wanted to be a part of it.” Bunkley had six sacks in 76 games in Philadelphia. He became expendable when the Eagles signed for mer Packers defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins. Bunkley was picked 14th overall in the first round of the 2006 draft out of Florida State. He was a three-year starter before sharing time last year in Philadelphia, where he had six sacks

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Tuesday, August 2, 2011 and 144 tackles in his five seasons. Bunkley isn’t the only former first-rounder the Broncos acquired Monday. They also signed defensive end Derrick Harvey, a for mer Florida star whose production never matched his potential after the Jacksonville Jaguars selected the defensive MVP of the 2006 Bowl Championship Series title game with the eighth overall pick in 2009. Harvey tallied eight sacks in three seasons with the Jaguars, where he posted 88 career tackles and started 32 of 47 games, playing both right and left defensive end. He started 26 straight games for the Jaguars before his benching midway

are committed to making a deal, their proposals say otherwise. Neither side offered a new one Monday, exactly three months before the Nov. 1 scheduled opening of the regular season that seems more in doubt than ever. Stern and Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver were joined by San Antonio owner Peter Holt, who heads the labor relations committee, and Board of Governors chairman and Minnesota owner Glen Taylor represented ownership. Players’ association Executive Director Billy Hunter, and President Derek Fisher and Vice President Theo Ratliff, both of the Lakers, attended along with union attorneys. “It’s a tough position to be in,” Fisher said. “I think Peter, Glen Taylor, Commissioner Stern, Adam Silver are articulating certain things in the room, expressing their desire to get a deal done, but where their proposal lies makes it hard to believe that. “So we’re continuing to try to work around what’s been said and really focus on the deal on the table, and right now we’re still a very, very long way from getting a deal done.” Owners are seeking massive changes to the league’s salary structure, saying they lost $300 million last season and hundreds


through last season. He’ll be looking to jump-start his career as a backup in Denver, where the Broncos are retur ning to the 4-3 scheme with Elvis Dumervil and Robert Ayers as the starters and Von Miller, the second overall pick in the draft, rushing the passer from the outside linebacker spot. The Broncos also resigned unrestricted free agent Marcus Thomas, who has played in every game during his four years in Denver. The Broncos also signed tight ends Daniel Fells and Dante Rosario. To make room, they waived safety Nick Polk, cornerback James Rogers and wide receiver Marshall Williams.

of millions more in each year of the previous CBA, which was ratified in 2005. Players have acknowledged losses but dispute they’re as large as owners say, and have balked at the league’s desire to institute a hard salary cap, slash salaries and reduce the maximum length of contracts. That has created the possibility of lost games because of a work stoppage for only the second time in league history. The 1998-99 season was reduced to 50 games, and players have been preparing for the potential of something similar, with many saying they would consider playing overseas to have a paycheck. The NFL is back to work after settling its lockout that lasted about four months without missing any regular-season games. A work stoppage of similar length guarantees the NBA loses games, but the NBA’s issues seem to go much deeper than the NFL’s. “From where we sit, we’re looking at a league that was the most profitable in sports that became more profitable by virtue of concessions from their players,” Stern said, “and with an average salary of $2 million. Our average salary is 5 million, we’re not profitable and we just can’t seem to get over the gap that separates us.” The central issue remains the division of basketball revenues. Players were guaranteed 57 percent under the old agreement and the league says it cannot address its losses without a significant change to that number.

B4 Tuesday, August 2, 2011

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

CLASSIFIEDS CANCER (June 21-July 22)    Your creativity soars. Return calls; schedule meetings. If there is a last-minute snafu, don’t worry about it. At this moment, one needs to be easygoing and confirm plans and statements. Avoid taking comments personally. Tonight: Run an errand or two on the way home. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)  Curb a need to be possessive or have certain matters go your way. It is quite clear that you cannot control everything and everyone. Don’t even try to think that way. Allow others to assume that they might do better than you. In the long run, the results will be better. Tonight: Buy a coveted item on the way home. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  You have great ideas, but you might discover you have difficulty right now communicating the exact nature of a concept and the expected end results. Try as you may, count on having this conversation again another day. Tonight: Do what feels right. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Know when to step back and make room for others. You have something on your mind that might be bothering you. Take this extra time to help you clear your head. Talk to several trusted friends. Tonight: Take some time off. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Where your friends are clearly is where you want to be. Let go and relax more. A meeting could be confusing. There doesn’t appear to be any unity where you once thought there was some. Relax. Much can change. Tonight: Where the crowds are. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  Others know you mean well


ARIES (March 21-April 19)  IGAR What was getting clearer or was perfectly clear dons a haze once more. See how you can change your course if you are uncomfortable. You enter a period for a few weeks that favors exploring your options. No excuses! Tonight: Try a new stress-buster. YOUR HOROSCOPE TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Ideas keep popping up. Keep a notebook to jot them down in. You might determine that some of these nuggets aren’t workable. At a later point, you might decide otherwise. Be especially clear and direct with others. Confirm any meetings. Tonight: Put together a favorite activity with a favorite person. GEMINI (May 21-June 20)  Stay anchored, knowing that there could be a level of uproar or confusion today, and for a while. Getting uptight won’t help the situation. Learn different ways to gain more patience. Tonight: Only at home.


---------------------------------Publish July 26, August 2, 2011 STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT CV-2011-571


TAKE NOTICE that in accordance with the provisions of Sec. 40-8-1 Sec. 40-8-3 through NMSA 1978, the Petitioner Cody Lee Keller will apply to the Honorable Charles C. Currier District Judge of the Fifth Judicial District Court at Chaves County the Courthouse, 400 N. Virginia, in Roswell, New Mexico at 9:00 a.m. on the 12th day of September, 2011 for an ORDER CHANGE OF FOR NAME from Cody Lee Keller to Cody Lee Maudsley. Kennon Crowhurst Clerk of the District Court s/Cody Lee Keller

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed as Personal Representative of this Estate. All persons having claims against this Estate are required to present their claims within two months after the date of the first publication of this Notice or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented either to the undersigned Personal Representative, c/o Gary C. Mitchell, P.C., P.O. Box 2460, Ruidoso, New Mexico 88355, and filed with the Clerk of the District Court, Chaves County Courthouse, P.O. Box 1776, Roswell, New Mexico 88201. Dated:

s/Steve J. Vigil Sr.



001. North

ESTATE SALE: Fri-Sat, 4202 N. Atkinson (behind the Mall). Kitchenware, decorative items, small ap-

002. Northeast 701 E. Peach, Sat-Weds.

006. Southwest

1301 S. Pennsylvania, Tues-Thurs, 7a-? New uniforms, furniture, movies,

008. Northwest Come early & stay late! Altar and Rosary Society BIG GARAGE SALE!

7:00am to 2:00pm Saturday, August 6 Assumption Parish Hall 2808 N. Kentucky



015. Personals Special Notice

SUMMER WORK Great Pay Immediate FT/PT openings Customer Sales/Svc, no exp. nec, conditions apply. All ages 17+, 575-627-0447

DEVIL DUSTERS will be aerial spraying insecticide on Mountain States Pecan orchard on Country Club and Sycamore beginning July 28 through Aug 10. Any questions call Richie Crockett at 575-513-0340.

DRIVERS Coastal Transport is hiring Drivers at our Satellite Terminal in Roswell with Class (A) CDL. (X) Endorsement Must be 23 yrs Old with 1 Yr Tractor Trailer experience. Home every day! Scheduled Days Off, $2000 sign on bonus. For more Information call 1-877-297-7300 2408 N. Industrial

TOUCH OF Heaven Therapeutic Massage, LLC. Dorcas Cottrell, LMT, NCMT-Lic#5832. Benefits: Increase circulation, relaxation, relief for stressed muscles, headaches from stress and sinus irritation. “Be good to your body, treat yourself to a touch of Heaven”. Call for an

025. Lost and Found

FOUND SMALL tan dog, collar, no tags in vicinity of Union & 4th Street. Call to identify 910-6313. FOUND 2 Chihuahuas, took to Animal Control. 624-6722

NOW ACCEPTING Applications for LISW or LPCC La Familia Mental Health Call 575-623-1220 for further information. You may pick up application at 200 W. Hobbs Or Fax Resume to (575) 623-1240 Open until filled.

FOUND OLDER small black dog on Union & 2nd. 624-7865

Are you a plumber? Mark Carpenter Plumbing in Clovis is hiring Service and New Construction Plumbers. • 4+ years plumbing experience required. • Driver’s License, MVR and drug screen are required. • Health Insurance available; 4 paid holidays. • Paid Vacation and Retirement Plan after 1 year. Apply at www.

Cockerspaniel dog, lost or picked up on Pear St. on 29th of July at 3:30am Friday. He is very sick, he has Heart & Lung problems & needs his medication. FOUND GRAY kitten on 2nd & Sycamore. If yours please call 626-0162.


030. Education & Instructions

ALLIED HEALTH career training- Attend college 100% online . Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 800-481-9409

045. Employment Opportunities

045. Employment Opportunities

Announce Your business for free at KRDD Radio station for info. Call 623-8111

Opening for Office Assistant. Microsoft Office Program a must. Other duties will include ten key, filing, answering phones & other misc. duties. Email resumes to rskippermjg@


AVON, Buy or Sell. Pay down your bills. Start your own business for $10. Call Sandy 317-5079 ISR. The Sidney Gutierrez Middle School in Roswell, New Mexico, a public charter school, is looking to fill the following staff positions for the 2011-2012 school year: (1) a full-time math teacher for the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades; (2) a part-time music teacher for the 6th, 7th and 8th grades; and (3) a full-time administrative assistant. Teacher applicants must have appropriate NM State Certification or be eligible for waivers. Please send resumes to P.O. Box 1674, Roswell, New Mexico 88202. For additional information, please con-

HERCULES INDUSTRIES is looking for a customeroriented outside sales individual for our Roswell Branch. Primary responsibility for selling, marketing, promoting and demonstrating HVAC products and services within the construction industry. Also responsible for increasing business by generating sales to new customers and by selling additional products to existing customer. Send resume to APPLICATIONS being accepted for position of Land Coordinator with active oil and gas company located in Roswell, NM. Responsibilities will include Title Curative/Research, Due Diligence, Division Order preparation, Lease acquisition, WI Owner/Lessor contact, Input of Land Data in record system and Lease Record Maintenance. Qualifications include minimum of 5 years experience in land work. Submit Resume with at least three references to PO Box 1897

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NOTICE is hereby given that on June 31, 2011, Pirtle Farms Limited Partnership, c/o Paul Pirtle, 3001 East McGaffey, Roswell, New Mexico, 88203, c/o Atkins Engineering Associates, Inc., P.O. Box 3156, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-3156 filed application No. RA-1263-A POD3 with the STATE ENGINEER for permit to change location of well by ceasing the diversion of up to 496.8 acre-feet per annum, plus carriage allowance, of shallow groundwater from shallow well No. RA-1263-A described as being located in the SW1/4SW1/4 of Section 19, Township 12 South, Range 26 East, N.M.P.M.

The applicant proposes to drill a replacement well approximately 300 feet in depth and 13 3/8 inches in diameter at a point in the NW1/4 of Lot 4 of Section 19, Township 12 South, Range 26 East, N.M.P.M., to commence the diversion of 496.8 acre-feet per annum, plus carriage allowance, of shallow groundwater for the continued irrigation of up to 477.3 acres described as:

SUBDIVISION Part of S1/2SW1/4 & Part of SE1/4 Part of N1/2, Part of SW1/4 & Part of N1/2SE1/4 Part of N1/2N1/2NW1/4



12 S.

26 E.)

30 31

12 S. 12 S.

26 E.) 26 E.)


SUBDIVISION NW1/4SW1/4NW1/4 SW1/4SW1/4NW1/4 NW1/4NW1/4NE1/4 NE1/4NE1/4NW1/4 SW1/4SW1/4

SECTION 30 30 30 30 19

045. Employment Opportunities

HAIR BOOTH for rent in busy salon. 817-757-3863 ROOFERS NEEDED minimum 3 yrs exp. Apply in person 1906 S. Sunset. CHURCH ORGANIST Prefer previous experience as church organist but will consider pianist/keyboardist. St. Marks Lutheran Church. Ask for Bill Jones or Pastor Larry Sydow. Change a Life... Be A Comfort Keeper. We are always looking forward to speaking with experienced caring and compassionate people interested in becoming a Comfort Keeper. We are currently looking for people to provide companionship, housekeeping, meal preparation and personal care services for seniors. To learn what becoming a Comfort Keeper is all about, call us at 624-9999 or stop by our office at

but might have difficulty understanding your message. You will need to work on communicating your message in a more effective way in order to grab those wandering minds’ attention. They soon will discover they have an issue. Tonight: A must appearance. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  Work with someone directly. You know what works better than many. Don’t hesitate to ask for more of what you want and need. You might have to make a request differently so the other party can hear you loud and clear. Tonight: Where there is music. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  You might need to work on your listening skills in the next few weeks. It becomes apparent that you could have missed an important fact. On the other hand, a key partner could be the one who isn’t listening. Give up the blame game. Find solutions. Tonight: Chat over dinner. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)  You might not want to approach a key person. However, before you know it, this person finds you. You could feel awkward. Take a deep breath and listen to what is being shared. Confusion surrounds others and their thoughts. Tonight: Don’t mull over a situation too much. BORN TODAY Actor Peter O’Toole (1932), singer, songwriter Jeremy Castle (1974), novelist James Baldwin (1924)

045. Employment Opportunities

SEEKING STORE Mgr. and Asst. Store Mgr. for a seasonal Halloween retail store. Prior retail mgmt. exp. is required. Apply on line at or email resume to spirithalloweenwest@ or fax to 512-215-0043. Immediate openings. FT/PT CUST Svc Rep, Seamstress, Embroidery Alteration exp a plus, apply in person 316 N. RichardLAB ACCESSIONER/ DATA ENTRY: Full-time 9-6 M-F. Excellent attention to detail and multi-tasking skills. Strong grammar, punctuation, spelling, and communication skills mandatory. Competitive salary and full benefits including health insurance, 401K, and profit sharing. Pre-employment testing will be performed. Please send cover letter with resume and three


-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish August 2, 2011 PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that First National Bank Texas d/b/a First Convenience Bank, 507 North Gray Street, Killeen, Texas, has filed an application with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on August 2, 2011 as specified in 12 C.F.R. § 5.30, for permission to establish and operate a full-service branch to be located inside a Wal-Mart Supercenter at 4500 N Main St. Ste A, Roswell, NM 88201.

Any person wishing to comment on this application may file comments in writing with the Director for District Licensing, Southern District Office, 500 North Akard, Suite 1600, Dallas, Texas 75201, within 30 days of the date of this publication. The public portions of the application are available for inspection during regular business hours at the Southern District Office.

August 2, 2011

First National Bank Texas

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The United States Probation Office for the District of New Mexico is seeking vendors to provide substance abuse and mental health counseling services to Federal defendants and offenders encompassing the Roswell, Chaves County, NM, area. Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA) issued by the United States Probation Office will commence no later than October 1, 2011. The agencies must have experience in the evaluation and treatment in these specific areas. The agency shall provide services to all individuals referred to them by the United States Probation Office and shall hold all proper licenses required by the State of New Mexico. Any agencies interested in submitting bids should submit a letter of interest to Chief United States Probation Officer, Anita L. Chávez, ATTN: Kathy Gonzales and forward it to 333 Lomas Blvd. NW, Suite 170, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Proposals will be due no later than August 25, 2011. If you have


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Case No. CV-2011-00388

WESTSTAR MORTGAGE CORPORATION, a New Mexico corporation, Plaintiff, vs. REGINA BRUCE, Defendant.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Special Master will on September 9, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., on the front steps of the Fifth Judicial District Courthouse, 400 N. Virginia, Roswell, New Mexico, sell and convey all of the right, title and interest of the parties in the above-entitled action in and to that certain real property commonly known as 1309 W. 21st Street, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, which is more particularly described as follows: Lot 94, of Sorrento Subdivision, in the City of Roswell, County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat recorded August 3, 2007 in Plat Book X, Page 91B, Plat Records of Chaves County, New Mexico

including all structures and improvements thereon (hereinafter, the “Property”). The Property will be sold “as is,” without warranties, express or implied. 1. This foreclosure sale is being made pursuant to the Default Judgment and Decree of Foreclosure entered in the above-entitled cause on July 15, 2011 (the “Judgment”) in an action to foreclose the interests, mortgage, and liens of the parties, under which Weststar Mortgage Corporation (the “Bank”) was determined to have a first mortgage that is prior to any liens, mortgages, or claims of interest of the other parties herein. The lien of the Bank secures the judgment debt of Defendant Regina Bruce in the sum of $145,540.83, plus interest in the amount of $5,330.94 through June 30, 2011, plus $202.02 in late fees, plus an inspection fee of $37.00, plus $1,726.35 in attorney’s fees and costs, minus an escrow balance of $724.30 for a total judgment of $152,112.84; As of the date of the Special Master’s sale the total amount of the Judgment of the Bank will be $153,691.88. However, said sum does not include the costs, expenses and fees of the Special Master (estimated to be approximately $640.00, including the cost of publication of this Notice). The Property will be sold to the highest bidder for cash in lawful currency of the United States of America. In payment of a bid, the Special Master will accept only cash or a bank cashier’s check issued by a federally chartered and insured bank or a New Mexico state chartered and federally insured bank or savings and loan association. The cash or cashier’s check from the successful bidder must be received by the Special Master no later than 2:00 p.m. on the date of the Special Master’s sale. Plaintiff, the Bank, may bid and purchase the Property at the Special Master’s sale, and may bid all or a portion of its Judgment in lieu of cash towards the purchase price. Proceeds of the sale will be distributed first to the Special Master to satisfy her fees, costs and expenses, and then to payment of the above-referenced Judgment owing to the Bank. Any excess proceeds


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Up to 477.3

The subject water rights are authorized to utilize the following shallow wells as points of diversion for shallow ground water: WELL NUMBER RA-1232-A-A RA-1232-A-A-S RA-1286 RA-1286-S RA-1263-A-S

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TOWNSHIP 12 S. 12 S. 12 S. 12 S. 12 S.

RANGE 26 E. 26 E. 26 E. 26 E. 26 E.

The aforesaid 477.3 acres also have artesian ground water rights appurtenant to them under State Engineer File Nos. RA-75 and RA-661.

Application is made to drill a replacement shallow well RA-1263-Adescribed as being located in the NW1/4 of Lot 4 of Section 19, Township 12 South, Range 26 East, N.M.P.M. The proposed replacement well will be located within 100 feet of the existing well. The well will be drilled, equipped and put into use pursuant to Section 72-12-22 NMSA. The well will be constructed to the State Engineer’s artesian Well Specifications described in Section, NMAC.

The replacement well will be used to continue the appropriation of 406.8 acre-feet per annum, plus carriage allowance of shallow ground water described under New Mexico Office of the State Engineer Permit to use two existing wells as supplemental wells to supplement ground water File No. RA-1232-A-A & RA-1286-Comb S and RA-1232-A-A & RA-1286-Comb S-2, issued by the State Engineer on May 8, 2001.

In addition, the replacement well will be used to continue the appropriation of 90.0 acre-feet, plus carriage allowance of shallow ground water described under New Mexico Office of the State Engineer File No. RA-1263-A-A-A et al. There is a pending application for permit to change place of use of underground waters and to commingle ground water rights, File No. RA-75 & RA-1232-A-A, RA-1286; RA-75 & RA-661-Comb; RA-1263-A-A & RA-1263-A-A-A that was filed with the Office of the State Engineer on June 3, 2008. Said filing seeks to reconfigure the described water rights from the irrigation of 527.3 acres to the 477.3 acres previously described. The Affidavit of Publication has been filed and no protests were filed.

The above described points of diversion and places of use are located approximately 3.5 miles north, northwest of the Town of Dexter, Chaves County, New Mexico.

Any person, firm or corporation or other entity having standing to file objections or protests shall do so in writing (legible, signed, and include the writer’s complete name and mailing address). The objection to the approval of the application must be based on: (1) Impairment; if impairment you must specifically identify your water rights; and/or (2) Public welfare/conservation of water; if public welfare or conservation of water within the state of New Mexico, you must show you will be substantially affected. The written protest must be filed, in triplicate, with John R. D’Antonio,

NOTICE is hereby given that on July 12, 2011, Normex, Inc., Chamco, Inc. and Wink Eye, Inc. c/o Shay Wagner, P.O. Box 1416, Roswell, New Mexico 88203, c/o Atkins Engineering Associates, Inc., P.O. Box 3156, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-3156, filed Application No. RA-111 & RA-5152; RA-243, RA-243-B; RA-549; RA-511; RA-270; RA-5032; RA-1974 & RA-1984 into RA-37-A; RA-37-A; RA-338 & RA-828-Comb; RA-338 & RA-828-Comb-A; RA-3963 et al with the STATE ENGINEER for permit to combine and/or commingle 938.9919 acre-feet per annum, plus carriage allowance of artesian and shallow groundwater rights diverted from the following described wells: WELL NUMBER RA-37-A RA-37-A, RA-243, RA-270 RA-111 RA-5152 RA-5032

RA-338 & RA-828 RA-3963 RA-3963-S


N1/2SW1/4 SW1/4SW1/4NW1/4 SW1/4SW1/4NW1/4 SW1/4 Lot 21, Hagerman Orchards Subdivision NW1/4NW1/4SE1/4 NW1/4NE1/4SE1/4 SW1/4NE1/4SE1/4


18 18 18

18 7 7 7


11 S. 11 S. 11 S.


18 18 18

18 18 18 18 7 7

25 E. 25 E. 25 E.

11 S. 11 S. 11 S. 11 S.

25 E. 25 E. 25 E. 25 E.



for the continued irrigation of 288.48 acres of land described as follows:

SUBDIVISION Pt. Lots 14 & 20, Hagerman Orchards sub. Pt. E1/2, Lot 28 & Pt. Lot 29, Hagerman Orchards Subdivision. Pt. of Lot 23, Hagerman Orchards Sub. Pt. Lots 5 & 6, Hagerman Orchards Sub. Pt. Lot 27, Pt. W1/2 Lot 28, Pt. Lot 32, Hagerman Orchards Subdivision. Pt. Lots 33 & 34, Hagerman Orchards Sub. Pt. Lot 22, Hagerman Orchards Sub. Pt. Lots 15 & 21, Hagerman Orchards Sub. Pt. of SE1/4NE1/4 Pt. of the SE1/4


11 S. 11 S. 11 S.

11 S. 11 S. 11 S. 11 S. 11.S. 11 S.

25 E. 25 E. 25 E.

25 E. 25 E. 25 E. 25 E. 25 E. 25 E.

SOURCE Artesian

Artesian Artesian Shallow

Shallow Artesian Shallow Shallow

ACRES 19.54

20.89 6.68 9.34

26.25 22.02 6.17 18.79 39.50 119.30

This application seeks to combine and/or commingle the artesian and shallow ground water diverted under State Engineer File Nos. RA-11 & RA-5152; RA-243; RA-243-B; RA-549; RA-511; RA-270; RA-5032; RA-1974 & RA-1984 into RA-37-A; RA-37-A and RA-338 & RA-828-Comb; RA-338 & RA-828-Comb-A; RA-3963 et al, to allow for flexible and efficient use of the pumped water. Applicants may construct a pipeline to commingle waters between the two farms involved in the filing.

The above described wells and places of use are located approximately three miles east, southeast of the City of Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico.

Any person, firm or corporation or other entity having standing to file objections or protests shall do so in writing (legible, signed, and include the writer’s complete name and mailing address). The objection to the approval of the application must be based on: (1) Impairment; if impairment you must specifically identify your water rights; and/or (2) Public welfare/conservation of water; if public welfare or conservation of water within the state of New Mexico, you must show you will be substantially affected. The written protest must be filed, in triplicate, with John R. D’Antonio, Jr., P.E., State Engineer, 1900 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, within ten

Roswell Daily Record 045. Employment Opportunities

045. Employment Opportunities

LOOKING FOR a Part-time Licensed Physical Therapist. Please call 575-625-8430 or drop off resume at 1621 N Washington.

NOW HIRING HVAC Technician. Will negotiate TOP salary and benefits. Send resume or job history to PO Box 1897 Unit 276, Roswell, NM 88202.

THE ROSWELL Daily Record is now accepting applications for the position of: OUTSIDE SALES The ideal candidate must possess excellent customer service skills, superior organizational skills and a strong work ethic. Experience or background in advertising also helpful. Must be computer literate. This is a full time position. Interested Applicants please send resume & references to: ROSWELL DAILY RECORD Attn: Kim Gordon, 2301 N. Main, Roswell, NM 88201 or e-mail to: kim.gordon@

Certified Medical Assistant Counseling Associates, Inc. is currently hiring a Certified Medical Assistant. One year experience in mental health setting to include a working knowledge of psychotropic medication and direct client care required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. This is a 40 hour per week position with no late nights, no week-ends and paid holidays. Great Fringe benefits. If interested please send resume to: Counseling Associates, Inc. Attention: Sylvia Orosco


Production workers needed. Must be able to pass drug test. Apply at AmeriPride Linen between 8:00am and 11:00am 07/27 thru 08/02 at 515 N. Virginia, Roswell NM 88201. Competitive Salary and benefits! No phone calls will be accepted!

A RESTAURANT company is accepting applications for a maintenance technician. Applicants must have a general knowledge of repairing restaurant equipment. Send resume or employment history to: Att: Senior Vice President, 204 W 4th St., Roswell, NM 88201 or call 575-622-8711

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EXPERIENCED FLATBED Drivers Needed. National & Regional Runs. $1500 Sign On Bonus. Call Roehl KBIM RADIO is seeking part time board operator. Contact Gary Lee at 575-623-9100.

PT 4-11PM Concierge position, weekends a must. Candidate must be able to work independently with little to no supervision. Must be a team player and work well with seniors. PT Receptionist weekends a must, will train right person. PT Dietary Server, weekends are a must, will train right person. Candidate must be people person, work well with seniors, and be a team player. Apps will be taken M-F 8am-5pm. No phone calls. Apply at

PART TIME, 32 hours maximum Rental Car Customer Service and Counter Sales person. Must have above average computer skills, be outgoing and friendly. Honesty, neat appearance and dependability a must. All applicants must be drug free and have a clean driving record. All applications must be complete with references, addresses, dates, and telephone numbers in order to be considered. Pick up application at Avis Car Rental SELF-STORAGE FACILITY seeking fulltime Employee. Must be responsible for renting units and computer Literate and people friendly. Hours will vary Monday thru Friday. Saturdays are mandatory from 9-5:30 p.m. If interested please send resume to: PO Box 1897 Unit 246,

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JOB OPENING: Outdoor construction laborer. 50 hours per week. Must pass drug test. Apply in person only at 512 S. Main St. NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS: Outgoing, Responsible, Self-Motivated BRANCH MANAGER for a Fast paced finance company. Reliable Transportation, Car Insurance, and Excellent Customer Service Skills required. Collections/Loan experience preferred. Stable Employment with competitive pay and Excellent work environment. APPLY DIRECT Western Finance

DIRECTOR OF Sales, Candlewood Suites, Roswell, NM. Are you a highly independent person? Are you always looking for newer better ways of doing things? Do you always want to get to know people better? If yes, then we are looking for an individual with confidence, a strong work ethic, dedication and a “whatever it takes” attitude to get the job done while maintaining the high standards of excellence for which Candlewood Suites is recognized for. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, solid competency in sales and events. Must have a minimum of 2yrs of proven sales experience in relocation and extended stay market ACCOUNTING JOB Roswell Lumber Company is looking for an Accounting/Bookeeping person. The responsibilities include accounts payable, receivables and managing payroll for multiple companies. Applicant must have strong computer skills to include all Microsoft products such as Word and Excel. Please send resume and detailed experience along with salary requirements to THE U.S. Probation Office is accepting applications for a Probation Officer in the Roswell, N.M. divisional office. View complete job announcement and application instructions at: web/PBDOCS/pbindex2. TADPOLES DAYCARE is now hiring warm, energetic care givers. Full time shifts only. HS diploma/GED, clean background, drug test mandatory. Please

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SEEKING OFFICE person, 1pos. open. Apply in person 1015 S. Main, GED or diploma required. ***WANTED*** Loving Homes, for Treatment Foster Care! Free Training and Top Pay. Apply in person at Covenant Child, 100 S. WANTED: Treatment Coordinator for new Treatment Foster Agency in Roswell. Must have Bachelor’s Degree in Mental Health field. Experience a plus. Competitive pay and good working conditions. Bilingual a plus. Apply in person at: Covenant Child Inc. 100 S. Kentucky Ave., AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES Has opening for part time Ramp/Customer Service Agents. Willing to work flexible hours. Pass Drug test and Security Clearance. Competitive salary with benefits and training provided. Send Resume to Ramp Agent P O Box 5700 HUMAN RESOURCES/PAYROLL Accounts Receivable: Tobosa Developmental Services currently has a dual position open in our Human Resources Department and our Payroll/Accounts Receivable Department. The selected candidate will be responsible for separate duties in the HR and Payroll Departments. Candidate must possess excellent communication, organizational, accounting and payroll skills. Computer skills a must. Salary based on experience. Please bring current resume with completed application, police background check, and driving record. Come join the Tobosa Team. Closing date 8/7/2011 or until position is filled. Apply @ 110


Shift Leaders & Associates

• All Shifts 24 Hour Location • Overtime Possible • Vacation • 401K

Interested applicants may deliver resumes, email, or pickup applications at Charlie’s Restaurant.

Chisum Travel Center 30 5500 N Main St. Roswell, NM 88201

045. Employment Opportunities

WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION Now Hiring: Manager and Manager Trainee Come Join Our Dynamic Team! National Consumer Finance Company with over 900 Locations, Full Benefits package, Vacation-Paid Holidays-Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance, 401K Retirement- Excellent Training program-NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. We are looking for Qualified Candidates with: A desire to Succeed and Advance Professional Appearance A Positive Attitude WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP (Nasdaq: WRLD) Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply in person at 123 N. DEAN BALDWIN Painting has positions open in all departments’ Painters, Paint helpers (no exp needed), Ship & receiving, Security, A&P Mechanics. Excellent starting salary, training and benefits, EOE. Apply in person or fax 575-347-2589 or email maric@

MECHANIC NEEDED Constructors Inc. is hiring a diesel and heavy equipment mechanic to relocate to Roswell. We offer a competitive salary, benefit package and a great work environment. Apply at 3300 S. Sunset Ave. in Roswell or online at PART TIME Cleaning Government office needed. 1-800-400-5383 Tate Branch AutoPlex, 1044 N. Canal St., Carlsbad, is now hiring! Service Technicians and Mechanics. Some experience required. Excelllent working environment, paid vacations, great benefits, health insurance. Mon-Sat, 8am-5pm. Call Gary Melton/Manager, 575-887-5555 or send resume to

ROSWELL LUMBER Do-It Center, 200 S. Main is currently accepting applications for a Class B Local Truck Driver. Applicant should have Forklift experience, knowledge of the Boom Truck Operation is a plus. This individual must have some knowledge of building materials and lumber and be able to work a varied schedule Monday-Saturday, and have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Bring a copy of driving record and apply in person, No Phone Calls please, Monday-Friday, 2:00-4:00. Contact Danny Cordova. We also offer a Drug Free


105. Childcare

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

140. Cleaning

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252 HOUSE/OFFICE Cleaning low prices. Excellent work call anytime. 575-973-2649 SUNSHINE WINDOW Service Free estimates. 575-626-545,575-626-5153 HOUSEKEEPING- Home and/or office. Honest & dependable. 575-749-4900 or 575-578-1447

185. Electrical

BIG HORN Electric Professional work, affordable price. 575-317-8345 NM Lic#367662. ALLIANCE ELECTRIC Any size electrical job. Lic#367386. 575-840-7937

195. Elderly Care

DEPENDABLE PRIVATE Caregiver to the rescue,

200. Fencing

M.G. HORIZONS free estimates for installation. Chainlink, wood, metal &

225. General Construction

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

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

225. General Construction

Dennis the Menace


Planning to build -remodel your home, office? We can save you money.623-0010. 110 1/2 S. Richardson.

230. General Repair

Retiree Discounts remodeling, roofing/additions.

235. Hauling

PROPERTY CLEANUPS Tear down old bldgs, barns, haul trash, old farm

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Yard work, clean-ups, lawns. Handyman svc. Mon-Thur. after 4pm David 637-9580, Danny 626-0755 Carmona’s Gardening Best prices Call 623-3709 or cell 910-3787

Greenscapes Sprinkler Systems Lawn mowing, field mowing, gravel, sod-hydro seed, pruning, tilling, For dependable & reliable service call 622-2633 Basic Lawn mowing, yard clean-up, weedeating small tree trimming. 317-2242 LAWN SERVICE & much more work at low price. 914-0803.

WEEKEND WARRIOR Lawn Service mowing, property cleanup, residential rain gutter cleaning, and Mow Grass, Trim Bushes, Flower Beds, Clean Ups, Pull Weed, Leaf Raking, Pecan pick up, tree pruning, rock yards. 910-5247

310. Painting/ Decorating

TIME TO PAINT? Quality int./ext. painting at afford-

312. Patio Covers

M.G. HORIZONS Patio covers, concrete, decks &

330. Plumbing

Plumber Needs Work. Steve’s Plumbing & Heat-

345. Remodeling

BERRONES CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling, painting, ceramic tile, sheds, additions, fencing. Licensed, Bonded. Ray: 625-9924 / 626-4153. NO JOB too small, repair, remodeling, etc. Reasonable rates, quality work. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const., Inc. 626-4079 or

350. Roofing

Guaranteed Shingle Roof jobs. Locally owned. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const. 626-4079 or 622-2552. RWC SHINGLE Roofings. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397

395. Stucco Plastering

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

405. TractorWork

RWC Bobcat and Dump Works. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397.

410. Tree Service

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

SUPERIOR SERVICES parking lot, landscaping, tree, service 20 yrs experience. 575-420-1873

Allen’s Tree Srvc. The oldest tree service in Roswell. Million $ ins. 626-1835 SUPERIOR SERVICES parking lot, landscaping, tree, service 20 yrs experience. 575-420-1873

435. Welding

RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insurance.



490. Homes For Sale TOWNHOUSE, 1400 sqft, 2br/2ba, laundry room/ study, new roof, cedar fence, stucco, porch, tile & carpet. Refinished kitchen, bath cabinets & new paint throughout, w/d. Large corner lot. Call 575-491-4235 3/1, NEWLY remodeled, new heating/cooling system, 1200 sq ft, between Goddard High School & Wool Bowl. 626-1019 or

490. Homes For Sale FSBO NEW remodeled 2br/1ba , large detached garage & studio rental in back. All appliances & some furniture are negotiable. 840-7627 for appt. NORTHEAST 3BR/2BA, some furniture & w/d included in price. 840-7652

RUIDOSO - live among the tall pines, easy access, county, .5 acre, 3br/2ba, garage, ref. air, 1325sqft, 1503 N. Delaware, owner financing, 2br/1ba, garage, $5000 down, $550/mo. Frenchie 625-1952

TOWNHOUSE, 1400 sqft, 2br/2ba, laundry room/ study, new roof, cedar fence, stucco, porch, tile & carpet. Refinished kitchen, bath cabinets & new paint throughout, w/d. Large cor4Br 1Ba, new paint, carpet, doors, fncd yrd, $60k; 624-1331 M-Th 8am-4pm 1BR/1BA @ 711 W. Hendricks, $40k. 3br/2ba @ 1109 S. Wyoming, $110k. Will coop w/Broker. Call 3001 PURDUE, owner finance, new ref. air, very nice, $86k w/$6k dn. 578-8198

OWNER FINANCING, 2/1, ref. air, fenced yard, $5000 down, approx. $600/mo, 1613 N. Pontiac. 317-6479

WELL SEASONED Real Estate contracts. Will trade for houses. Wesley Hay 623-6165

495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

5 ACRES, $25K as is, septic system, 3809 Zinnia, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 3 acres w/excellent pipe corrals, wonderful location in N. Roswell, Berrendo wtr, elec., small office, tack room & hay shed. Call LENDER SALE. 40 Acres -$39,900. Spellbinding views of snow capped mountains! Adjacent to National Forest. Maintained all weather roads w/electric. Close to Ruidoso. Financing available. Call 3+ACRES ON East Pine Lodge Rd, $25,000; terms: $2,500 dn, $250 mo. 0% int. (575)361-3083 or FOR SALE or Lease: 48.6 acres of shallow water rights with or without land, price is negotiable. Please

505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property

Restaurant bldg, $275K cash/trade for Ruidoso

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

2004 FLEETWOOD 16x60 two bedroom two bath. Setup in Villa Park #64. Refrigerated air on. Stop by and look. Unlocked during daytime. Very nice. Selling cheap. 575-622-0035. D01090. 2 BR, 2 ba. $22k OBO. See after 1pm at Sunrise Estates Spc 24.

2002 FLEETWOOD mobile home. 2br, 1.5ba, 12x12 storage w/ref. air, 12x20 storage, excellent condition #38 Spring River Estates.

520. Lots for Sale

OWNER FINANCING for a limited time. Ready to build 5 acre lots w/ great views & good covenants. Located 9 miles West of Roswell @ the Club House Banquet Facility. Free land maps and at entrance. 575-623-1800. COURT ORDERED Sale! 2704 S. Lea, asking $6k, 5 acres - 30 Townsend Tr. Lot 9, Cielo Vista Subdivision, has well, electric, great view of city, $49,999.

520. Lots for Sale

2 ADJACENT 5 acre lots in East Grand Plains on Chisum Rd., $30k each. Call 575-623-8696 or 806-535-0640 Days, leave message.

Mobile Home Lots for sale: Lot size 60x134 $18,000. Owner financing w/ $4000 down. 50 lots to choose from. On Washington & Brasher. We Take Visa and HAGERMAN LOTS for sale. York Avenue, Posey subdivision, 1 block from Hagerman schools, $5000. Not zoned for mobile home. PREMIUM 5 Acre tracts, Owner will finance with 10% down, New Construction only (no mobile homes), , Pecan Lands West on Brown Rd. between Country Club & Berrendo Rd. 622-3479, 624-9607, 626-6790, 512 E. 4th precio $3500 interesados llamar al 910-0644


535. Apartments Furnished

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

Cute bungalow downtown, new tile floors, ref. air, w/d access, basic cable, fully furnished w/off street parking, 1 mature adult only utilities paid, $595mo,

540. Apartments Unfurnished

VALLE ENCANTADA YOUR BEST $ RENTAL VALUE! LARGE 1,2,3 BEDROOMS. FREE UTILITIES. unfurnished, laundry room, playground, pool, ample parking. 2001 South Sunset. 623-3722. ALL BILLS PAID 1 br $530 2 br $630, 3 br $730 mo., ref air, new carpet, new paint/tile. 502 S.

PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTown Plaza Apartments Utilities paid - Gas and Water. New Owners, friendly new managers. New Renovated EXTRA LARGE 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms. Each 2 & 3 bedroom is multi level, upstairs/downstairs w/ large closets, stove & refrigerator, private patios, and private parking. Complex has a pool, laundry room, and a quiet garden setting environment. Friendly managers on-site. Seniors 55yrs plus, law enforcement & military will receive discount. No HUD. Good credit? Pay less EFFICIENCY 2 BR, downtown, clean, water paid. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD Call 623-8377

EFFICIENCY 1 br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. 1&2Bd, wtr pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8-4 624-1331

1br/1ba, wtr pd, quiet area, HUD ok. $350/mo, $200 dep. 625-9208 after 5pm 2403 S. Sunset: 2bd/1ba, carport, laundry room, stove, refrigerator, water paid, No pets or HUD, Call 2BR, 1704 W. 1st. New carpet. $555 + Electric. Gas pd. 575-637-9992

LARGE 3BR/1BA, 1212 N. Washington. 623-8240 North Very nice 2/2 ref air, stv-frg-dw-w/d 317-1078 No pets $695. Duplex, no pets, smoking or HUD, $450/$450dep. Mature adults. 420-0720

ROSWELL 2 br apartment $600/mo, all utilities paid, fridge, stove 1700 N Pontiac Dr. 626-864-3461

B6 Tuesday, August 2, 2011 545. Houses for Rent-Furnished AMY’S COTTAGE; Weekend getaway: Ruidoso; Ask, Nicole 575-623-6814 or 622-1004. Great for couple or family. Rates vary per weekend.

506 N Kentucky #A (avail 8/1), Efficiency 1BA, $800 month 506 N Kentucky #B, 1BR 1BA, $950 month 503 Chamisal, 3BR 2BA, $1500 month Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, FLETC Homes for rent. Long & short term rentals. 5 minutes from FLETC. Brand new & beautiful! Visit our website: or Call us for FLETC rentals! Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 575-622-4604

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

4br, 2ba, #12 Capitan Place RIAC. $500mo, $500 dep. no pets 575-622-6260 4 BR 2 bath $900 a month $500 dep. 575-973-3592 or 575-973-2649

704 GREENWOOD, 4br/2ba, 2 living areas, $900/mo, $600/dep, ref air, stove, refrig., w/d hookup, TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Manage2501, 2503, S. Lea, 3br 2ba, new construction, no smokers/pets, $1000 plus $500 dep. 575-317-4050

PEACE & Quiet by park 2bd, 1B, utility/office, un-attached garage, refrigerated air, $750/month, $750 deposit. Call 575-258-9977. Current credit report and 3 HOMES: 3br $550, + will sell. Al 703-0420 or Santiago 202-4702

Classic 2br homes near Cahoon Park, nestled on secluded wooded lots. Tiles, hardwoods, washers & dryers. Furnished optional. Clean! $750 to 3/2/2, 506 La Fonda, $1200/$800. Fenced yard. 318-278-5915 BEAUTIFUL 4BR, 2ba, $1250/mo, $1000/dep, 2601 W. 3rd, no smoking, pets or HUD. 626-3816

2BR, 1BA, 610 A. S. Wyoming $550 mo., $400 dep. Call Julie 505-220-0617.

1908 S. Union, 3/13/4ba, 1 car gar., w/d, fridge, stove, $750 + dep., no smoking or HUD. Call 317-1672 ENCHANTED HILLS: Very nice 3br/2ba, living room, den w/fireplace, 2 car garage, avail. Aug. 1st, $1100/mo, 622-4722 or 3 BDRM, 2BA, 408 S. Cypress. $750m. $500 dep. No pets/HUD. 626-3816 2&3 Bd, 1&2 Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8-4 624-1331 1009 W. Mathews, 3br, 1 3/4ba, no HUD or pets. 910-9357

NMMI AREA, nice 2br for 1 person, laundry rm, fenced, no HUD, $395+dep, 1713 N. Lea. 910-7148 1 br- $400mo./$350 dep., 2br-$600mo./$350 dep., No HUD. Small dog or cat okay. 624-8849

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

Beautiful 3 br, 2 ba, $1550 month 2900 Onate, across from park 575-420-6370 309 E 23rd, 2BR 1BA, $525 month 1208 S Kentucky, 4BR 2BA, $650 month 603 E Country Club, 3BR 2BA, $900 month 3301 Trailing Heart, 3BR 2BA, $1100 month 109 Fairway (Dexter), 4BR 2BA, $1100 month 12 Fairway, 2BR 2BA, $1200 month 4803 Old Clovis Hwy, 4BR 3BA, $1500 month #5 London Court (avail 8/25), 3BR 2BA, $1700 month 802 Brazos, 3BR 2BA, $1800 month 4802 Paul, 3BR 2BA, $1900 month Century 21 Home Planning, 114 W. Oliver St. 3br/2ba, $1100/mo. $500/dep. newly remodeled, new appliances,Granite counter tops, ref. air, hot tub, sky lights. No smoking/pets! 504 S. Kansas, 2br, carpet, appliances, w/d hookups, storage, wtr pd, no animals, no HUD, $450/mo, $200/dep, 623-4416. Taking applications CLEAN 2BR, 607 Woody Dr. $500. 1br 605 Woody $425, all bills pd + dep. No pets, no HUD. 626-2190

Small home 1 person. $250, $200dep. wtr pd. 107 S. Lea in back 317-4307 1613 N. Pontiac, 2/1, w/d hookups, fenced yard, $595+$500/dep. 317-6479

4/2 with garage. Fenced yard, central heat/air, all appliances furnished. $975/mo., + $500 dep. Located at 2404 Baylor Ave in Roswell. 575-623-1800 or 1003 E. Hendricks, $250/mo, $150/dep, you pay bills. 578-0971

201 W. Summit, 3br/2ba, carport & storage, completely remodeled, stove, refrig., ref. air, w/d hookup, no pets or HUD, $900/mo, 2BR/1BA, $500/MO, $400/dep, no pets or HUD, you pay bills. 910-6711 LOOKING FOR a place to rent? Let us help you!! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors, 501 N. Main. (575) 624-2262 Stop by to pick up a list of our available rentals or check them out online at

1204 S. Missouri large 2/3 br 1 bath, fenced yard, single car garage, $700 mo. $500 dep. No Hud, refer1400 S. Madison, 2br/1ba, all appliances, 1 car garage, fenced, no smokers, pets, w/fee, no HUD, $800/$500 deposit, no utili2br/1ba, w/d hookup, garage, North side, $650/mo, $400/dep. 910-0827

570. Mobile Home Courts

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

580. Office or Business Places Office space: 750 sqft, $750/mo, $250/dep. 622-2564

3000 sqft office space available,14 private offices 2 restrooms, 1 conference room, break room former doctors office. 2110 S. Main, $2500 mo. 626-7488 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 900 sqft, one large room, two small rooms, two storage spaces, restroom, central cooling, all carpeted, $550 per month. For appointment call Rex Smith, 1725 SE Main St, 622 6460 FOR RENT: 1700sqft of warehouse & work area. Completely paved yard, fenced w/parking & security lotting, bathroom, laundry tray, washing machine, heated & cooled, very nice space to store & work. $475/mo plus half utilities.

595. Misc. for Rent

TENTS AMY’S Tents for rent, weddings, birthday, parties, open houses or just out of rain or shade. Call 575-973-0964, for sizes &


605. Miscellaneous for Sale Lift chair, hospital bed, power wheelchair, grab bars, walker, 622-7638

SPHERE FOUNTAIN, new pump, very nice, pd $1000 asking $150. 626-0951

Dell Computer & PS2 new in box w/20 games 4 controls, 2 wireless & 2 microphones, serious inquiries THE TREASURE Chest. New stock: Antiques, Redwing, Roseville, McCoy, Hull, Old Fiestaware, Depression & Carnival glass, 21 China cab., Doll world, new barbies, dressers, sofa, BR set, TV & much more. 1204 W. Craftsman Riding lawnmower, runs great. 1 set of ramps for ATV. 347-0260

OAK FORMAL dining table w/6 chairs + china cabinet $450. Dance theme girl crib set w/acc. $80. Convertible crib w/mattress IMPORTED DINING set, solid wood, 8 upholstered chairs (2 captains, 6 regular), $490, 575-405-0681, email LIKE NEW 17 cu. ft. fridge $200, elec. range with self clean oven $200, super capacity washer/dryer set Steam cleaner & power washer, brand new $200 obo; weel barrow $40, table glass $10, trampoline $100; windows $20 each.

615. Coins, 580. Office or Gold, Silver, Business Places Buy, Sell, Trade OFFICE SPACE for Rent. Prime downtown area, 2,061 sq.ft. Please call 622-8711.

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


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

CASH FOR gold and silver jewelry. Sterling spoons and forks. U.S. Silver coins. Local in Roswell, 578-0805

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

PAY CASH for household items, furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles, tools, saddles. Entire households & estates welcome. Call 627-2033

630. Auction Sales

PUBLIC AUCTION 300+ Travel Trailers, Camp houses and Cottages. NO MINIMUM PRICE! Online Bidding Available. Saturday August 6 @ 10 AM Carencro, LA www.hendersonauctions.

635. Good things to Eat

SAN PATRICIO Berry Farm. Blackberries & raspberries. You pick or we pick. 575-653-4502 or 575-937-0866 GRAVES FARM: New season picked fresh daily, okra, squash, cucumbers, eggplant, red chile pods & powder, garlic, pinto beans. 622-1889 Mon-Sat 8-5:30, Sun 1-5. Accept EBT,

670. Farm Equipment

L2800 KUBOTA tractor w/folable RO front loader, rotary cutter 1860. $16,000.

695. Machinery Tools Farm/Ranch Kubota compact tractor 2008 diesel, 4wd, front loader, box scraper, bush

745. Pets for Sale

PUPPY LOVE Grooming Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also - 575-420-6655 Poodle Pups Chihuahua, & Pom puppies. Serious calls only 317-9826 YORKIE MIX puppies, 8wks, 1st shots, $200, 1 female, 2 males. 914-9389

750. Sports Equipment

300 LBS STD free wghts. bar & dumbells parabody bench, dips, incline, lat machine, leg & ext bench $600. 626-9868 GOLF CLUBS, set of Palmer Standard Irons; Tommy Armour 855 Irons. 8 mexed 1, 3 & 5 woods & metal. All Pro-Line. Joel

775. Motorcycles & Scooters CUSTOM ‘01 Ironhorse “Tejas”, 113 cubic inch SS motor, runs good, $8000 OBO, possible trade. 575-420-0431

2009 ETON yellow scooter $1650 obo. Less than 300 miles. Call 575-317-8083 2006 HARLEY Davidson Electra Glide, low miles, lots of chrome, garaged, 622-2655 or 626-3255. 2001 HONDA 400EX ATV 575-910-6938

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.

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

2000 MERCURY Sable, 89k miles, excellent condition, $3850, owner financing w/$2k down. 420-1352 1998 Cherokee Jeep extremely clean inside/out. Auto. trans. & a/c new set all terrain tires & tow pkg. 1995 MUSTANGEE GT, yellow, $2500. 2001 Polaris 4 wheeler $2000. 578-8184 ‘96 NISSAN Altima, 4 American racing wheel w/road huggers, 195/60 R15, 4cyl engine, 5spd,

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

90 Chevy 2500 223k mi, a/c works, starts right up, auto trans. $2750 obo. Call or text 420-2476 to see.

Adorable, loving kitten, 12wks, in/outdoor, spayed. Found, fostered w/TLC, to good home. 626-3295

‘98 FREIGHTLINER FL70, Bobtail 24ft box, well maintained, runs great $6500 or best reasonable

FULL BLOODED German Shepherds. Born 6/23, parents on site, 2M, 2F, asking $300. Call or text FREE TO good home. Rescued 3 healthy kittens, litter trained, grey stripes. Prefer home with kids. FOUR AKC registered Yorkies 8 wks old, long Pedigree background, likes to play, good eaters. Toy Chihuahua, 1M, 8 wks, long-haired (blk/tan/white) $150 firm 575-910-8311 GERMAN SHEPHERD & Wolfe puppies $100 obo. 575-208-8606 or 623-8813



Great white Pyrenese pups, $50 ea. Roswell. Cell phone 360-581-2306

QUALITY AKC reg. Boxer Puppies for sale. 575-472-1403

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1993 NISSAN pickup extended cab $2500 OBO. Cash only 626-2119 2006 FORD F250, excellent cond., ext. cab, $9,950. 626-7488. 1993 CHEVY Truck C1500 V8, good shape, $3900 obo. 578-8198 1970 CHEVY P.U., new motor, new tires & rims, pwr steering & pwr brakes, 20k miles $4500 obo.

810. Auto Parts & Accessories LUMBER RACK for 4dr truck $150. 575-202-4702 ‘96 NISSAN Altima, 4 American racing wheel w/road huggers, 195/60 R15, 4cyl engine, 5spd,


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DEAR ABBY: I am writing to respond to “Old Mama in Washington State” (June 1), whose pregnancy at 40 is unwelcome to her husband and two teens. My parents had a “bonus baby” when they were in their early 40s. I was 17 and my brother was 13 when we found out. It was hard for us to accept at first. I was grossed out by the idea of my parents having sex, and I was afraid people would think the baby was mine after she was born. All our worries disappeared when we first laid eyes on our baby sister. I love her to death, and she is lucky to have my brother as her protector. It was a good thing that we were nearly 18 years apart, because I got the benefits of a sister without having to share a room! Now, at 12, she’s a fabulous friend to my 8-year -old and will soon be big enough to baby-sit the 4-year-old and the baby. I’m sure “Mama’s” family will become more accepting over time. When they see that baby, they’ll know their family is finally complete. PROUD BIG SISTER IN CHICAGO


DEAR BIG SISTER: Thank you for writing. I received a mountain of mail in response to that letter. Readers were enthusiastic in expressing their firsthand experiences being families with unexpected pregnancies. Read on:

DEAR ABBY: I was pregnant with twins at 45 and my thenl8-year -old daughter was furious with me, going as far as banning me from her high school graduation. It hurt, and I agonized over the decision, but in the end I waddled in anyway. I’m so glad I did. Fast-forward: The twins are almost 3 now, and they worship their older sister and brother, and the feeling is mutual. As soon as “Mama’s” husband sees the baby, I’m sure he’ll be over the moon as well. Yes, the future looks exhausting, but it’s well worth it. This

Dear Readers:

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time around you’ll have so much more patience and wisdom — and you’ll pick your battles more wisely. BEEN THERE, DONE THAT

DEAR ABBY: I have to agree with “Mama’s” family. Pregnant at 40 is not a miracle, and she’s deluded to think so. I was born when my mother was 42. I’m 16 years younger than my oldest sibling, and all my cousins are older. It is hard growing up with no siblings to play with and no cousins to really talk to because they’re all in high school and don’t want a “kid” tagging along. I felt unwanted most of my childhood. It gets better for a while, but then you watch your parents age and die. I did not have the kind of relationship with my grandparents that my siblings did. And because I was born so many years behind everyone, I missed out on most of the fun family times. Please tell “Mama” not to take it personally, to be sure her new addition is paid attention to and assured that he/she is much loved and wanted. UNEXPECTED SURPRISE IN TEXAS control calls from places you have business with, ones you’ve given permission to call, from tax-exempt nonprofit organizations, and calls that are not commercial or do not include unsolicited advertisements. The registry is available for land lines and cellphones. It should stop most telemarketing calls. Heloise

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Dear Heloise: When I got my new cellphone, I wanted to keep my old one. I spoke to my provider, which told me I can keep it as a backup phone, just in case. C.J. in Washington

Great, C.J. Keep in mind that cellphones, as long as they can be charged, should be able to call 911 for an emergency, according to the Federal Communications Commission ( Heloise


Dear Heloise: My friends and I still read books (instead of the new ereaders), and they often borrow books from me. Here is how I remember who has which hardcover book: I remove the dust cover from the book and write inside the name of the borrower. My friends often keep the books from two to three weeks, so this makes it easier to keep track of them. J.M. in Michigan

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J.M., a lot of people still read books! They bring much enjoyment to millions of folks, myself included! Heloise

Dear Heloise: I wear and layer fragrances, especially in the summer. I’ve noticed that perfumes are getting pricey! My mother shared this hint with me: Corresponding men’s fragrances USUALLY are cheaper than women’s. I purchase the men’s body wash and lotion in my favorite fragrance, and the spray perfume or cologne in the women’s. I figure I am saving, and no one is the wiser!

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Walter “Gene” E. Chambers

Ermenia “Minnie” Pacheco Arredondo

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Ermenia “Minnie” Pacheco Arredondo, 78, of Santa Ana, Calif., was called to heaven on Jan. 6, 2007. She was born in Roswell, April 25, 1928. Minnie had five children, and was survived by Tony Joe Arredondo, Betty Jane Ramirez and Priscilla Ann Arredondo. She is pre-deceased by two children, Patsy Lou Salazar and Benny Ricardo Arredondo. Minnie had fifth generation grandchildren. She had 12 brothers and sisters, and is survived by Guillermo Pacheco, Nora Pacheco Garcia, Mary Pacheco McIntyre, Adelia Pacheco Gonzales, Johnny Pacheco and Israel Pacheco. She is predeceased by Alex Pacheco, Lupe Pacheco Duran, Emma Pacheco Bell, Daniel Pacheco, Sammy Pacheco and Ernest Pacheco. This will be a graveside memorial. Family and friends are invited to attend. Minnie’s ashes will be buried with her parents, Serafin and Antonia Guevara Pacheco. Services will be held 3 p.m. on Friday,

Graveside services were scheduled at 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at Woodbine Cemetery in Artesia, for Walter “Gene” Chambers, 94, who passed away on Friday, July 29, 2011, at La Villa Assisted Living. Gayland Gallengher will officiate. Military services will be conducted by Veterans Honor Guard. Gene was born July 7, 1917, in Chaney, Okla., to Fred B. and Leta Coats Chambers. His parents preceded him in death. He married Lois Westerman who survives him in Roswell. Gene is also survived by his son William Chambers and companion Lucy Ber nier of Las Cruces; daughters Alicia Arthur and husband Jef f and Patricia Wonders, both of Albuquerque; sister Roberta Havins, of Artesia; sister-in-law Rita Chambers; grandchildren Daren Kuykendal, Harry Kuykendall and Davis Wonders and numerous nieces and nephews. Gene was a far mer in the Roswell area for 43 years coming from Dexter. He was a dedicated farmer who loved the land. He was a member of T rinity Methodist Church. Gene served our country in the United States Air Corps during WWII as a tail gunner on a B-24 aircraft. Gene was a life member of The Roswell Elks Lodge and a member of The Far m Bureau. The family request that memorial contributions be

made in his name to the Roswell Elks Lodge Cerebral Palsey Fund, 1720 N. Montana, Roswell, NM 88201. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at

Vera Belma Kenney

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Roswell for Mrs. Vera B. Kenney, 97, who passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at the Manor Care Health Services facility in Boulder, Colo. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2011 in South Park Cemetery, S. Main entrance, “L” St. to the left, second block, in Roswell, N.M. Gordon Gotche of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness will officiate. Mrs. Kenney was born April 12, 1914, in Spur, Texas., to Willis and Pearl Pirkle. She completed high school and married Eugene E. Kenney on July 3, 1935, in Roswell. During WWII, Mrs. Kenney worked for the Vultee Aircraft Company in California. After the war, she became a homemaker caring for her husband and son, Ron. Mrs. Kenney was also very active in her church and within the com-

munity. After the death of Mr. Kenney in 1990, Mrs. Kenney continued working with the church and also began traveling throughout the United States. In 2001, Mrs. Kenney moved to Boulder, Colo., to be with her son and his family, and she became a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness since 1955. She was also a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness in Roswell and Marietta, Ga. Mrs. Kenney will be remembered for her cheerful personality, her strong faith, her good sense of humor, and her kindness. She enjoyed giving hugs to her friends and the staff at her residence at Manor Care, and was well-respected in that community. Mrs. Kenney had four brothers and four sisters, all who preceded her in death. She is survived by her son, Ron Kenney and


her daughter -in-law, Jill Kenney, of Superior, Colo. Other survivors include a brother-in-law, Bill Kenney, of Roswell; two sisterS-inlaw, Jeanette Kenney, of Roswell, and Florence Foster, of Anderson, Calif.; five grandchildren, Brent Kenney of Austin, Texas, Reagan Kenney of Anniston, Ala., Krista Massey of Chickasha, Okla., Brandon Kenney of Superior, Colo., and Wayne Kevin Anderson of San Antonio, Texas; close friend, Alma Spangenberg, of Roswell; and, eight greatgrandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements are under the direction of Crist Mountain View Mortuary in Boulder, Colo. Honorary pallbearers will include Bill Kenney, Brandon Kenney, and Brent Kenney. See OBITS, Page B10

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Ermenia “Minnie” Pacheco Arredondo

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Ermenia “Minnie” Pacheco Arredondo, 78, of Santa Ana, Calif., was called to heaven on Jan. 6, 2007. She was born in Roswell, April 25, 1928. Minnie had five children, and was survived by Tony Joe Arredondo, Betty Jane Ramirez and Priscilla Ann Arredondo. She is pre-deceased by two children, Patsy Lou Salazar Benny Ricardo and Arredondo. Minnie had fifth generation grandchildren. She had 12 brothers and sisters, and is survived by Guillermo Pacheco, Nora Pacheco Garcia, Mary Pacheco McIntyre, Adelia Pacheco Gonzales, Johnny Pacheco and Israel Pacheco. She is predeceased by Alex Pacheco, Lupe Pacheco Duran, Emma Pacheco Bell, Daniel Pacheco, Sammy Pacheco and Ernest Pacheco. This will be a graveside memorial. Family and friends are invited to attend. Minnie’s ashes will be buried with her parents, Serafin and Antonia Guevara Pacheco. Services will be held 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, in South Park Cemetery, Roswell.

Walter “Gene” E. Chambers

Graveside services were scheduled at 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at Woodbine Cemetery in Artesia, for Walter “Gene” Chambers, 94, who passed away on Friday, July 29, 2011, at La Villa Assisted Living. Gayland Gallengher will officiate. Military services will be conducted by Veterans Honor Guard. Gene was born July 7, 1917, in Chaney, Okla., to Fred B. and Leta Coats Chambers. His parents pre-

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ceded him in death. He married Lois Westerman who survives him in

Roswell. Gene is also survived by his son William Chambers and companion Lucy Ber nier of Las Cruces; daughters Alicia Arthur and husband Jef f and Patricia Wonders, both of Albuquerque; sister Roberta Havins, of Artesia; sister-in-law Rita Chambers; grandchildren Daren Kuykendal, Harry Kuykendall and Davis Wonders and numerous nieces and nephews. Gene was a far mer in the Roswell area for 43


years coming from Dexter. He was a dedicated farmer who loved the land. He was a member of T rinity Methodist Church. Gene served our country in the United States Air Corps during WWII as a tail gunner on a B-24 aircraft. Gene was a life member of The Roswell Elks Lodge and a member of The Far m Bureau. The family request that memorial contributions be made in his name to the Roswell Elks Lodge Cerebral Palsey Fund, 1720 N. Montana, Roswell, NM 88201. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at

Vera Belma Kenney

BOULDER, Colo. — Services are scheduled in Roswell for Mrs. Vera B. Kenney, 97, who passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at the Manor Care Health Services facility in Boulder, Colo. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Sat-

urday, July 30, 2011 in South Park Cemetery, S. Main entrance, “L” St. to the left, second block, in Roswell, N.M. Gordon Gotche of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness will officiate. Mrs. Kenney was born April 12, 1914, in Spur, Texas., to Willis and Pearl Pirkle. She completed high school and married Eugene E. Kenney on July 3, 1935, in Roswell. During WWII, Mrs. Kenney worked for the Vultee Aircraft Company in California. After the war, she became a homemaker caring for her husband and son, Ron. Mrs. Kenney was also very active in her church and within the community. After the death of Mr. Kenney in 1990, Mrs. Kenney continued working with the church and also began traveling throughout the United States. In 2001, Mrs. Kenney moved to Boulder, Colo., to be with her son and his family, and she became a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness since 1955. She was also a member of the Kingdom

Hall of Jehovah’s Witness in Roswell and Marietta, Ga. Mrs. Kenney will be remembered for her cheerful personality, her strong faith, her good sense of humor, and her kindness. She enjoyed giving hugs to her friends and the staff at her residence at Manor Care, and was well-respected in that community. Mrs. Kenney had four brothers and four sisters, all who preceded her in death. She is survived by

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brother-in-law, Bill Kenney, of Roswell; two sisterS-inlaw, Jeanette Kenney, of Roswell, and Florence Foster, of Anderson, Calif.; five grandchildren, Brent Kenney of Austin, Texas, Reagan Kenney of Anniston, Ala., Krista Massey of Chickasha, Okla., Brandon Kenney of Superior, Colo., and Wayne Kevin Anderson of San Antonio, Texas; close friend, Alma Spangenberg, of Roswell; and, eight greatgrandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements are under the direction of Crist Mountain View Mortuary in Boulder, Colo. Honorary pallbearers will include Bill Kenney, Brandon Kenney, and Brent Kenney.

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her son, Ron Kenney and her daughter -in-law, Jill Kenney, of Superior, Colo. Other survivors include a

HOUSTON — Mark G.Vickers, age 63, passed away July 26, 2011, from complications of a bone marrow transplant procedure at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston after one and a half years battling with multiple myelo-