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The Great Easter Egg Hunt as sport EMILY RUSSO MILLER RECORD STAFF WRITER
FRESCO FLAP ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — The 4,000-square-foot fresco in the entrance tower to the National Hispanic Cultural Center with its hundreds of historical images is a masterpiece and a state treasure, according to New Mexico’s cultural affairs secretary. - PAGE B7
April 24, 2011
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Children make a mad dash in search of prizes at the Annual Free Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, at the Spring River Park and Zoo.
Hundreds of children broke out of the starting gate at the sound of an air hor n during one of Roswell’s most competitive sporting events: the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Spring River Zoo. Pastel tissue paper flew out of Easter baskets and parents cheered from the sidelines as kids scrambled to find plastic eggs with a golden ticket inside that would pay for prizes such as bubbles, kites, stickers, jump ropes and stuf fed animals. “Watching the kids, the looks they get on their face
makes us happy,” Mary Beardsley, a volunteer at the event, said. “That’s what it’s all about.” Parents who attended the event in years past say at one time the hunt was a little too competitive. “Parents were the ones picking up all the eggs for the kids,” Star Martinez Jr., said. Nancy Morales, who brought her grandson Tyler Eisenbise, 6, along with the rest of the family, recalls watching families argue and fight over the eggs at previous Easter egg hunts at the zoo. “It was serious to them,” Morales said. “A lot more serious than it needed to
be.” There were four different areas to hunt for eggs on Saturday: One section for 2 to 3-year-olds; another for 4 to 5-year -olds; and two more for 6 to 7-year -olds and 8 to 10-year-olds. Parents were not allowed in the hunting ground, except for the section for the 2 to 3-year-olds, who need help finding and picking up the eggs. Laurie Jerge, superintendent at Yucca Recreation Center, which was one of the hosts of the event, said parents were never allowed in the egghunting area, although See EGG HUNT, Page A3
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Christiana and Lydia Schaffer and Bonkers the dog, all decked out in their Easter finery, await the start of the MainStreet Roswell Easter Parade Saturday at the Chaves County Courthouse.
Frilly bonnets and Easter finery the order of the day EMILY RUSSO MILLER RECORD STAFF WRITER
About 25 people dressed in their Sunday best marched in the first MainStreet Easter Parade since 1998 in hopes of starting a new holiday tradition. Children wearing colorful bonnets, white dresses
and matching tights competed for the Best Dressed or Best Bonnet Golden Egg Awards on the front lawn of the Chaves County Courthouse, while other parents pushed their children in decorated tractors, wagons or a kids four wheeler. “We’re starting our own
tradition, something special for the kids,” Rachel Watson said. Watson came with her mother, grandmother and two children, one of whom entered the Best Dressed contest. Mendy Mask says she wanted her child to be a part of the first parade, and entered into the Best
Push/Pulled Float. She and her fiancé carried their 5-month-old daughter, Hailey Hernandez, in a pink and white polka dot homemade egg-shaped baby carriage, which looked like a giant Easter basket. Hailey donned pink bunny ears, and a dress and headband with
pink bows. “It’s her first Easter,” Mask said. Peggy Seskey, president of MainStreet Roswell, said MainStreet hosted the Easter Parade only once before, 13 years ago, but never again because they See PARADE, Page A3
Why a bunny and an egg? Pope: Humanity product of evolution JESSICA PALMER RECORD STAFF WRITER
Have you ever wondered why a bunny, and an egg? Where does the rabbit get the eggs? Does the capering cottontail mug local chickens? The recently released movie Hop postulates that the rabbit actually produces the jelly beans. Is there another more profound meaning to the Easter bunny or Easter hare, which dates back to preChristian times? Both rabbits and hares are fertility symbols. Since birds lay eggs and rabbits and hares give birth to large litters in the early spring, these became symbols of the rising fertility of the Earth at the Ver nal Equinox. The word “Easter” is named after Eastre, the
Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring. A festival was held in her honor every year at the Vernal Equinox. In Greco-Roman myth, the hare represented romantic love, lust, abundance, and fecundity. Carvings of rabbits eating grapes and figs appear on both Greek and Roman tombs, where they symbolize the transformative cycle of life, death and rebirth. Rabbits and hares are prolific breeders. The saying “mad as a March hare” refers to the wild caperings of hares as the males fight over the females in the early spring. It is not surprising that rabbits and hares should become fertility symbols, or that their springtime mating antics should enter into Easter folklore. See BUNNY, Page A3
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI marked the holiest night of the year for Christians by stressing that humanity isn’t a random product of evolution. Benedict emphasized the biblical account of creation in his Easter Vigil homily Saturday, saying it was wrong to think at some point “in some tiny corner of the cosmos there evolved randomly some species of living being capable of reasoning and of trying to find rationality within creation, or to bring rationality into it.” “If man were merely a random product of evolution in some place on the margins of the universe, then his life would make See POPE, Page A3
Pope Benedict XVI holds the pastoral staff as he celebrates the Easter Vigil Mass, at the Vatican, Saturday.
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Career Day at Sierra
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Kim Wiggins, artist, speaks to Sierra Middle School during its second annual Career Day, Thursday. The school brought in a total 30 presenters. Among the careers represented were the Police Department, the Fire Department, the oil industry, the arts and the clergy. The program is meant to broaden the students’ knowledge of career opportunities available.
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The Chaves County Sherif f’s Of fice, the Roswell Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the public with an opportunity to tur n in expired and unused prescription drugs. The public can bring unwanted meds to The Roswell Safe Coalition and Neighborhood Watch at 426 N. Main St., on April 30. The service will be free and anonymous, with no questions asked. The initiative addresses vital public safety and health issues. Medicines in the home cabinets can be misused and abused. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are high. According to the 2003 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 4.7 million Americans use prescription drugs nonmedically. Presciption drugs are a source of danger for accidental poisonings and overdoses. Studies indicate that the
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The Roswell Fire Department received a rescue call for a horse, or in this case, a bird of a different color. The bar n owl, dubbed Hootie, was found inside the fireplace of Jim Kisselburg around 4 a.m., April 14. The retired police officer was alerted to the unexpected visitor by his Yorkie, Scooter-Andy. Investigation by this seasoned of ficer revealed a large owl that had fallen down the chimney and was trapped inside the fireplace. Not wanting to let the bird out of the cage, Kisselburg said he decided to keep the glass doors closed. The following day, Hootie silently disappeared up above the damper of the fireplace every time someone approached. “For a while there I
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Some know Boyd Barrett as a real estate appraiser, but most people know him as the storyteller. Barrett has traveled across the state as a singing oral historian, performing musical dramas about the history of New Mexico for school children and adults alike. “A good story ... can teach more than anything,” Boyd, 57, said. “It can at least affect people more than ‘Here’s the facts.’ I definitely believe in the power of stories.” Barrett will be performing next Saturday at a local church to raise money for the Roswell Community Little Theatre’s building renovation project. “To bring quality entertainment — that’s what we want to do — we’re going to have to have the funds to do it,” Barrett said. Earl Morris, RCL T’s fundraising director, says the theatre has raised
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Schwalm,” he said. “They got him out despite the fact that there were bees in the chimney,” said Woods. “The bar n owl was a fledgling. He was traumatized, but not too dehydrated after five days in a chimney. I gave him fluids and left him alone,” she said. The next day he was posturing, a rocking dance barn owls use to show they are not intimidated. Woods reported that Hootie is eating well. “We will actually have gotten four days’ of groceries in him since Monday.” Hootie was released back to the wild early Friday morning. “He was back to clacking and hissing like a healthy barn owl should,” Woods said. “We appreciate the help from Marge and the Fire Department,” said Kisselburg. email@example.com
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Underwater egg hunt offers a change of pace
FARMINGTON (AP) — About 150 children plunged into the water Friday to experience a wet twist on an old classic. They were searching for plastic eggs at the Farmington Aquatic Center during the city’s first Underwater Easter Egg Hunt. The event, from the time lifeguards finished distributing 250 eggs into the pools to the moment the last egg was plucked from the water, lasted less than 10
minutes. But things that are quick aren’t necessarily easy, said 10-year -old Niesha Colbert, of Farmington. “It was pretty hard,” she said. “The eggs were floating and a lot were hidden in the same place. The hard part was trying to get them before the other kids.” Organizers of the event tried to limit egg collection to one per child. Because of that rule, Colbert had to give up four of the five eggs she found in the water.
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people at the Easter Egg Hunt remembered differently. “With the parents, it
did not want to interfere with the Spring River Zoo Easter Egg Hunt. “Some of the children are too small to go to the Easter Egg Hunt so we thought we’d have something sim-
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Rabbits and hares are also associated with the lunar cycle, fertility, longevity, and rebirth. The link between hares and the cycles of the moon dates back to Egyptian times. This association is found in cultures from
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half were used during the after noon hunt and the rest were saved for a repeat event Friday evening. Tokens were redeemable for three different prizes: free use of a water rocket, a pass for free admission to the center and choice of one piece of candy from a giant Easter basket. The eggs themselves varied depending on staff preference: there were solidcolored eggs, polka dots, glittery and even tie-dye
the kids spent the rest of the afternoon taking pictures with the Easter Bunny under the Peppermint Playgound sign and Miss Roswell DeAnna Jerge, dancing with Bugs Bunny and Phineas and
Ferb, and riding the train around the zoo. “We were really excited to do something this year,” Celica Madrid, of Lake Arthur, said. She said she had previously done Easter egg hunts with her chil-
duck. “It’s his first Easter and we wanted to do something special for him,” the infant’s mother, Yadira Ramirez, said of 7-monthold Izeiah Mendoza. Rebecca Quintero, who came to the parade with her parents and 2-year-old son, Tyler Holstun, says her family didn’t do much
last Easter and was excited for the parade this year. They went to the Easter egg hunt earlier in the morning before dressing up for the parade. “Now I get to show him off,” she said. Seskey says she hopes to host another parade next year after receiving positive feedback after the parade.
Japan to Mexico, from Indonesia to the British Isles. The celebration of Easter has long been associated with the lunar cycle. The reason why the date shifts is because the day is calculated for the Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon, the 14th day of a lunar month occurring on or immediately after March 21. The calculation is set of ecclesiastical cal-
endar rules. During a holiday that celebrates spiritual rebirth, renewal and resurrection, the symbol of the rabbit delivering eggs is not so obscure. The Easter bunny was documented in Georg Franck von Frankenau’s 1682 publication, De ovis paschalibus, or About the Easter Egg. The book describes the Alsace tradi-
tion of the Easter Hare bringing Easter Eggs. The custom seems to have its origins in Alsace and the Upper Rhineland when both were part of the Holy Roman Empire. The practice was first recorded in a German publication in the 1500s. Ger man settlers who arrived in the Pennsylvania Dutch country in 18th century, brought Easter
bunny, or Oster hase, with them. The tradition of Oster hase could be compared to Kris Kringle on Christmas Eve. Children would build brightly colored nests, often out of caps and bonnets, and hide them in secluded areas of their homes. If a child were good, the Oster hase, hase meaning hare, would bring brightly-colored eggs in
the nest The first candy eggs also came from Germany during the early 19th century. They were made of pastry and sugar. The nest of the 18th century eventually became the Easter basket, and the placing of the nest in a secluded area has become the tradition of hiding baskets and eggs.
example, accept the theory of evolution to help explain developments, but is taught to believe that God, not random chance, is the origin of the world. The Vatican, however, warns against creationism, or the overly literal interpretation of the bibilical account of creation. Benedict’s voice was hoarse and he coughed several times during the
three-hour service, which ended after midnight. It was the second late night in a row for the 84-yearold pontiff following his participation in the Good Friday Way of the Cross procession at Rome’s Colosseum, which commemorates Jesus’ death. On Sunday, he celebrates Easter Mass in St. Peter’s Square and gives his traditional Easter
greetings in dozens of languages — his last major celebration before next week’s beatification of Pope John Paul II. The Easter Vigil is the most important liturgy on the church’s calendar, when the faithful mark the passage from Christ’s death to his resurrection on Easter Sunday. It is rich with symbols: fire and light signifying Jesus’ res-
urrection, and the water used to baptize people into the faith. On Saturday night, Benedict baptized six adults from Switzerland, Albania, Russia, Peru, Singapore and China, pouring water over their heads as he prayed. Benedict began the service by lighting a candle and walking down a darkened central aisle of St.
Peter’s Basilica in silence, while hundreds of faithful in the pews shared the flame from candle to candle until the entire basilica twinkled. This year, students of the Legion of Christ, the conservative order undergoing a major Vaticanmandated overhaul, provided the liturgical service at the vigil.
becomes a little bit more competitive,” Jerge said. “It just changes the whole environment, and we just want to keep it fun.” And fun was the name of the game. After the last Easter egg was picked up, ple today,” Seskey said. The participants strolled around the courthouse as three judges decided the best of seven categories and one best overall. The crowd oooh-ed and awwwed as the babies and children walked past. “That’s just the cutest thing,” one woman said of an infant dressed as a
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eggs. Other eggs were attached to diving toys. Those eggs, Inskeep said, were guaranteed to sink to the bottom of the pool and be more difficult to retrieve. “It’s something fun, something dif ferent,” Inskeep said of the activity that drew hundreds of children and adults to the Aquatic Center. “It’s crazy, interactive fun.” Public swim Friday started at 1 p.m., and the doors opened to a line of patrons that stretched into the
That was fine, she said. The egg she kept contained a token she redeemed for use of a water rocket, a ridable floating vessel she planned to use to explore the pool’s surface. Aquatic center staff spent “no more than four hours” Thursday cutting out cardboard tokens, laminating them and inserting them into 500 colorful plastic eggs, Manager Billie Inskeep said. The eggs were divided into two groups;
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dren at family gatherings, and that this was the first time coming to the egg hunt at the zoo. For others, like Miss Roswell, attending the Easter egg hunt at the zoo is an age-old tradition. “People are already thinking about costumes and ideas for next year,” she said. The winners were: Best Overall: Hailey Hernandez Best Dressed, Child: Karen Newman Best Dressed, Adult: Shiloh Halverson Best Bonnet, Child:
parking lot. It took an hour to admit all the swimmers into the building. The wait was well worth it, however, said 9-year-old Jay Alshouse, of Farmington. Alshouse collected three eggs, including one that afforded him free use of a water rocket. “It was wet,” he said of the event. “I’ve never done an Easter egg hunt in the water before. It was kinda hard, kinda not. There was a lot of people, so it was kinda pushy.”
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Deming is a model for what a museum should be
SANTA FE — How does a small town develop a world class local museum? They would do well to copy Deming. The Deming Luna County Mimbres Museum is recognized by many as a miniature Smithsonian. For many years, Luna County Historical Society rented a house on Nickel Street to use as a museum. But they outgrew it. Soon they learned that the National Guard Armory was for sale. The Ruebush family donated half the money for the purchase and challenged the community to raise the rest. It worked. At first the building was far too big but it didn’t take long for donated items to fill it. Free professional advice was sought to categorize the items. In fact, no public money was used until the city and county began helping with the utilities. As the museum grew, additions to the building were financed by grants from the Legislature but no money has been used for exhibits or
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salaries. Community fundraisers have done the rest. Deming began as a railroad town in 1881 when the Southern Pacific and the Santa Fe hooked up west of town to become the second transcontinental railroad. A silver spike was driven to commemorate the final step. Dreams of Deming becoming a large city, with the connecting of two major railroads were dashed when the Santa Fe decided to extend its tracks west from Albuquerque and the Southern Pacific decided to move its headquarters to El Paso. But the Deming depot had a Harvey House, an elegant restau-
rant where gourmet meals were served on white table cloths with china and silver. The Harvey Girl waitresses, recruited from the East, were given exquisite training and were credited by many with bringing civilization to the Wild West. Farming and ranching also became major components of the Luna County area. They are well covered in the exhibits as are street scenes of early Deming with windows filled with museum-quality items. Dolls, quilts, whiskey bottles, antique autos and art also decorate the walls. There also was life here before the railroad came. A thousand years ago, the Mimbres Indians built villages near what we now call the Mimbres River. Their pottery is distinctive, depicting animals, people and geometric designs. With many donations, the museum now has a world-class exhibit. Being close to the Mexican border has had a major effect on
Deming. For many years, it was the closest community to the border. That meant it had the Custom House and the first armory after New Mexico became a state in 1912. Mexico was having a revolution at the time that spilled over into New Mexico in 1916. Militia from Luna County, along with Gen. Black Jack Pershing’s soldiers from El Paso made history with the Punitive Expedition into Mexico. They didn’t find Villa but it was the first military use of motorized vehicles and airplanes — good experience for World War I, which we entered the following year. Luna County hosted Camp Cody in World War I and Deming Army Air Field in World War II. Meanwhile young men from the area were bravely defending the Philippines from the Japanese march to Australia. They were part of the infamous Bataan Death March. The Military Room tells this poignant story. Gems and minerals also are big
in Luna County, which contains Rockhound State Park — blessed with many semi-precious stones. The local Gem and Mineral Society donated and maintains that exhibit. Tuberculosis also played a part in settlement of the arid Southwest. Our dry air was the best cure at the time. Many recovered victims and their families stayed in the area — my family being one of them. A Medical Room is dedicated to this and other chapters in local medical history. Many other communities in the state also have outstanding museums. I have visited many of them. I dwell on Deming, however, because I spent 13 years growing up there. Many of the people and families who were so important in creating the museum were and are good friends. (Write to Jay Miller at 3 La Tusa, Santa Fe, NM 87505; by fax at 984-0982; or by e-mail at email@example.com)
Today is Easter. It’s a day to reflect upon the gift of redemption, and there is a certain cosmic symmetry that this holy day takes place during spring. We are in the season of renewal. It’s a time when new life and new opportunity abound. Can it be mere coincidence that this time of year should have so many parallels with one of the central events of the Christian faith? Both Easter and spring embody the arrival of hope after a time of darkness and desolation. Life is returning to nature just as it returned to mankind through the sacrifice made by Jesus. No longer do the cold winds of winter race across the land. Trees and flowers are shaking of f the chill of the past and embracing the warm sun of these lengthening days. Animals are preparing to usher in a new generation of life. Even here in our desert community, the resurgence of nature is in evidence. Ahead are days full of the potential for growth. For flora and fauna alike the lean times are behind. Those plants and animals which have survived the barrenness of winter can rebuild their strength. For farmers, it is a time to look ahead and ready themselves to sow their future crops. Winter is a time to survive. Spring is a time to thrive. And as spring delivers a promise of new beginning to the physical world, Easter offers a covenant for a spiritual fresh start. The teachings of Jesus brought with them the gift of forgiveness for those who embrace his lessons. The sins of the past can be washed away. Misdeeds can be absolved if they are renounced. Through his sacrifice, Jesus provided mankind hope for the future. Though we may pass through dark times, there is a season of hope ahead. Forgiveness. A new start. These are gifts even the best of us can embrace as we make our way through life. Thanks to the sacrifice made in our name, we can rejoice in the opportunities that are ahead and escape the shadow of our past errors. We at the Daily Record wish all of our valued customers a happy Easter.
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Today is Easter Sunday, April 24, the 114th day of 2011. There are 251 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight On April 24, 1961, in the wake of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba, the White House issued a statement saying that President John F. Kennedy “bears sole responsibility for the events of the past few days.” On this date In 1792, the national anthem of France, “La Marseillaise” (lah mahr-say-YEHZ’), was composed by Captain Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle. In 1800, Congress approved a bill establishing the Library of Congress. DEAR DR. GOTT: My mother is 87 years old and has great difficulty swallowing pills. They get stuck in her throat, and she is so afraid of choking she would prefer not to take them at all, which is not an option because of her many medical conditions. Can you offer any guidance? Her entire family is terribly concerned. DEAR READER: I do have a few recommendations that might get her back on track. Your mother should take her pills at a time when she doesn’t feel she is under stress. She should be relaxed and assisted by a single family member or appropriate person with whom she feels comfortable. Don’t perform the task if everyone is gathered around, coaxing her on. Furthermore, it helps the swallowing process if the
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In bridge, a trump card is held in reserve for winning a trick. In politics, Donald T rump is anything but reserved and appears to think he might trick enough voters to win the next presidential election. There’s plenty to draw on when critiquing a possible Trump candidacy. His multiple marriages (three) and affairs provide fodder for the media and contrast poorly with President Obama’s “family values” image as husband of one wife and father of young daughters, whom he clearly loves. In recent weeks, Trump has been trying to gain a toehold in
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mouth is moist. You might begin the process by setting out her pills and having her sip some water prior to even taking her first dose. Lubricate the tract, so to speak. Then she can place a pill in her mouth, take another sip, and the pill should glide down. Placing some types of pills in a small plastic resealable bag and crushing them within the
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the evangelical community, which is especially influential in Iowa, where caucuses begin the process of nominating a presidential candidate. In an interview with David Brody of the Christian Broadcasting Network, T rump described Christianity as “a wonderful religion.” In answer
bag using the back of a spoon will break them up. Then empty the contents into a spoonful of applesauce, yogurt or other appealing food. Should she take capsules, simply open the medication and pour its contents into a spoonful of food. Another option is to purchase a pill crusher. If the medication is coated or has a delayed release action, the pills should never been crushed, broken or chewed. Check with your pharmacist before crushing any medications. My next recommendation, and perhaps the easiest, is an over -the-counter product known as Pill Glide, a waterbased lubricating gel. A flavored, metered dose is squirted into the mouth. It is free of sugar, dyes, gluten and casein, has no active ingredients, and
to a question about his faith, Trump said, “I believe in God. I am Christian. I think the Bible is certainly, it is ‘the’ book. It is the thing.” To evangelical ears, that lacks substance. While a candidate’s faith should matter only if it affects policy, if someone wishes to use his or her faith to win votes, then voters ought to be able to judge the depth of that faith as a means of determining their credibility. What should we make of Trump telling Brody that people send him Bibles all the time and that he stores them “in a very nice place”? “There is no way I would ever throw any-
is non-allergenic. It is available in several flavors through Walgreens, CVS and Publix, and is also available via the Internet through Amazon. It has been a revolutionary breakthrough for children who had previously been on oral medications only because they couldn’t swallow a pill, as well as for adults with a history of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, cancer, stroke or those who simply can’t swallow a pill of any size. As an aside, three of the most commonly flavored liquid prescription medications on the market are amoxicillin, Tamiflu and Azithromycin. Many pharmacies now incorporate this innovative option by crushing pills and adding flavors, makSee GOTT, Page A5
thing, to do anything negative to a Bible. I would have a fear of doing something other than very positive so actually I store them and keep them and sometimes give them away to other people.” Does he read the Bible and believe what it says? How about the parts concerning marriage, divorce and fornication? Would that be something Trump should take to heart? Brody didn’t ask and Trump didn’t volunteer. He did say he goes to church “as much as I can. Always on Christmas. Always on Easter. Always when
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April 24, 1986 • Mindy Gist was recently installed as president of the Berrendo 4-H Club for 1986. Other officers installed are: Jamie Richardson, vice president; Laura Stowe, secretary; Denise DeGroot, treasurer; Kristy Gross, reporter; Bob McCrea, parliamentarian; Tommy DeGroot and Jason Tulis, pledge leaders; and Kevin Floyd, Sally Floyd, Laura Stowe and Betsy Tulis, council delegates. Stowe and Floyd were also elected sweetheart and beau for the Chaves County 4-H Dance. • Bryan Evans of Roswell has been named to the 1986 fall semester dean’s list at Austin College in Sherman, Texas. Evans, son of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Evans, is a 1983 graduate of Goddard High School. He is a junior majoring in political science and pre-law.
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Easter and a man who lived a long time ago I think from time to time, “What if everybody in our community went to church on the same Sunday?” What would that be like? Every seat in every church would be filled and there would be people who would have to stand outside the sanctuaries or be turned away. Today is Easter Sunday. Across our community, there will be more people in church today than any other Sunday the entire year. Nationally, church attendance will climb an average of 25 percent on this one day. What is Easter Sunday all about? It is about a man who lived 2,000 years ago in a land far away across the ocean and who was killed and then came back to life. He never traveled more than 200 miles from where he was born. He never journeyed into a big city. This man never held an office or wrote a book. The man was 33 years old when he was hung on a cross after he was mocked and made fun of in the last days and hours of his life. Individuals who had walked beside him for the final years of his life let him down in his last days on this planet and one of his closest friends even denied knowing him. His closest followers scattered in fear after his death only to reunite days later. I wonder what it would have been like to have been in Jerusalem the final week of this man’s life and when he rose from the dead. There were many eyewit-
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nesses who were amazed at these events and those whose accounts of what happened are still told today. For example the close friend who denied this man was told ahead of time that he would do so. The man’s name was Peter. Peter responded when informed he would deny this man by assuring his friend that he would never deny knowing him. Amazingly enough, Peter not only denied knowing him once, but he did it three times. Immediately after the third denial, Peter’s eyes met the eyes of his friend who was about to be murdered. I have a hard time absorbing this moment. Another close friend was paid money to identify this man for the Roman soldiers so he could be arrested. This man’s name was Judas. After walking side by side with this man for about three years helping spread this man’s message, Judas agreed to accept money to turn him over to the soldiers. This also had been prophesied. Judas was so distraught after doing this that he would soon take his own life.
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there’s a major occasion.” Christians know a lot of people who attend church only on Christmas and Easter and special occasions. They are usually not serious about their faith. Not to judge, but if Trump intends to use faith to win votes from people of faith, then those people have a right to determine whether he is sincere or simply trying to manipulate them. Trump also appears shifty when it comes to judging our “worst” president. In 2007, Trump said President George W. Bush was “the worst president ever.” In 2008, he said Bush should be impeached and that he was “impressed” by thenHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But this year he says President Obama is “the worst president ever.” He is also on record as saying Jimmy Carter was the worst president. Trump has donated to many liberal Democrats, arguing that since he lives in liberal New York City he had no other choice. Really? Conservative talk show host Mark Levin isn’t buying it. On a recent broadcast of “The Mark Levin Show,” he asked, “Where was (T rump) during the tea party’s rise and throughout the battles it was having? Why was he donating to
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ing taking any pill more desirable. And you can request your flavor! Incorporate one or more of my recommendations into your mother’s daily medication routine, and alleviate her stress. Good luck. DEAR DR. GOTT: A few weeks ago, you said putting nail hardener on skin tags helps to dry them and consequently they fall off. Would it be possible to do the same with seborrheic keratosis spots? I have many. Thank you for your consideration. I am an 80-year -old healthy female. DEAR READER: Oddly enough, I just
Both his followers and non followers alike gathered together and became possessed with a lynch mob mentality. The people in and around the city he was in became angry and wanted swift justice done on this man; swift justice being the taking of his life. Much of what happened in the final days of this man’s life was the result of a group of people who didn’t really care about rational justice being done, they just wanted this man dead, however they could get there. Even after he was sentenced to death, because of the Passover season they were in, the crowd was able to choose between him and another prisoner as to whom they wanted to be spared death. The crowd chose to release a rebel and a murderer over releasing this man. The final days of this man’s life which led to the Easter story was definitely a crazy time in the history of our world. Amazing as it is, this man is the only one who has walked this Earth in the history of mankind who has lived a perfect and sinless life. There was really nothing that he was guilty of doing. Pilate, the Roman governor who tried him, after speaking with this man said to the angry crowd that he found no basis for any charge against him. Nevertheless, the crowd chanted to have him crucified. This man died an extremely painful death, bleeding from nails piercing his hands while hanging from a cross. With his mother
Senator (Chuck) Schumer, Congressman Anthony Weiner and Hillary Clinton’s campaigns when the tea party was beginning to rise?” Levin also notes that Trump wants universal health care and asked, “How is that conservative?” Trump also has flipped from pro-choice on abortion to pro-life because, he told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, two married friends who wanted to abort their child, decided not to and now are happy they didn’t. Pro-lifers won’t be impressed because Trump didn’t mention the baby’s right to life. Donald Trump is no conservative. In fact, it’s hard to say which party he’s affiliated with. In 1987, he was Republican. In 1999, he switched to the Independence Party. In 2009, when he first considered the presidency, the New York Daily News reported, “The Donald switched his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican.” One thing’s for sure, if he runs for president, he could harm the eventual Republican nominee. Maybe that’s why so many in the liberal media are promoting him while President Obama’s approval ratings continue to fall. (Write to Cal Thomas at: Tribune Media Services, 2225 Kenmore Ave., Suite 114, Buffalo, N.Y. 14207. Readers may also email Cal Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org.) © 2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc. received a letter from a reader who indicated that she used it for that very purpose on an unsightly lesion. She applied it once daily, peeled it off after her daily shower, and then reapplied a new coat. The lesion was totally gone after several weeks. My guess is that the polish worked as a barrier, keeping the lesion dry and without vital oxygen for nourishment. She believed clear nail polish might have worked as well but did experience excellent results with the nail hardener. Another option is to use hydrogen peroxide. Simply apply it daily with a cotton swab. Some sources recommend against using it undiluted, so try mixing with an equal amount of water.
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standing at the foot of the cross, this man, in his final hours, was taunted and mocked. Soldiers cast lots for this man’s clothing. What an event this would have been to witness. As this man died, he prayed a prayer of forgiveness over those who were killing him. His life ended with dying between two criminals hanging on crosses on either side of him. As this man died, daylight turned to darkness in the middle of the day. The Earth shook, rocks split and tombs broke open. A curtain in the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. If there was any doubt by those around that this man was who he said he was, those doubts were removed by what occurred at the time of his death. A great many people witnessed these events. But Easter is not about this man’s death, it is about what happened next. The most amazing aspect of this man’s life was that three days after he died, he returned to life as he said he would. He came back and walked and talked with many who knew him and with many who didn’t. At one point he appeared to more 500 individuals at the same time. He walked the earth for another 40 days before ascending to heaven. I read an account by an unknown author who wrote that this man “had no servants, yet they called him Master. Had no degree, yet they called him
Teacher. Had no medicines, yet they called him Healer. He had no army, yet kings feared Him. He won no military battles, yet he conquered the world. “Nineteen centuries have come and gone and today he is the central figure for much of the human race. All the armies that ever marched, all the navies that ever sailed, all the parliaments that ever sat, and all the kings that ever reigned, put together, have not affected the life of man upon this Earth as powerfully as this one life.” The country in power when this man lived, Rome, would eventually fall, but the impact of this man’s life lives on today. My challenge to you today is to attend a church of your choice to celebrate Easter. Recognize the impact this man made in the life he lived. Study his teachings. Consider following his teachings on this Easter Sunday. Oh, by the way, the man’s name is Jesus Christ. The best selling book of all time speaks of this man. I know he lived 2,000 years ago because we measure time by his life. Easter is the story of his life, death and life again. More than just a thought ... Rick Kraft hopes that you have a blessed Easter Sunday. T o submit comments, contributions, ideas, e-mail to or email@example.com or write to P.O. Box 850, Roswell, NM, 88202-0850.
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Roswell SAFE Coalition Every week at about this time, I begin to consider my safety column. Oddly enough, determining what the week’s topic will be is rarely a big problem. I like the column to be somewhat informative, not an exact duplicate of the internet, and as timely as possible. Sometimes, the subject matter might be all of those things, and yet it is just not appropriate for Roswell. So as I begin this week’s effort, my inclination is to talk about tor nados, or floods, or something else which is so horribly affecting thousands of lives nationwide. But these things just don’t seem appropriate for our little corner of the world. ( I do remember writing about snow shovel safety and everyone thought I was nuts. Until two days later, that is!) Here, however, is something that is appropriate:
The Roswell SAFE Coalition is a stand-alone 501(c)(3), non-profit organization with a mission to help create and maintain a safe, healthy, and unified community. Although they are completely separate and distinct organizations, the Roswell Neighborhood Watch and the Chaves
County Crime Stoppers work, to a degree, under a Coalition umbrella. Simply put, all of these organizations have a common mission. All exist to make an impact on crime prevention within our community of Roswell and Chaves County, New Mexico. It has been said, “How do you eat an elephant?” and the answer has to be “One bite at a time.” We are dedicated to give some assistance, some support, to the law enforcement professionals here in our home.
As you read this column, you may be saying to yourself, “Well, what does he want?” Pure and simple, I want you to look around your neighborhood. Ask yourself if a Neighborhood Watch group would be beneficial. And then, make the phone call! I want you to write down the Chaves County Crime Stoppers phone number (888-594-
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And finally, maybe you are looking for a way to get involved in this city you love. Perhaps you should become a member of the Roswell SAFE Coalition. It doesn’t cost anything. Even the time you give will not be an imposition. Call Steve Wolfe at 575-622-4014 for further information. You can be a part of the solution! You can make a mark in preventing crime and in making Roswell a safe, healthy and unified community. Come on. Give Steve a call!
The Breedyk family came together to celebrate the birth of Kaden Riley Breedyk. From left to right are Darla Breedyk, Aaron Breedyk, Neadie Hoekstra and Addie Thackeray.
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Thinking about setting up a Neighborhood Watch? Call Richard and Steve at 622-SAFE (7233) for information. And don’t forget, the number for Chaves County Crime Stoppers is 1888-594-TIPS (8477).
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The Herrington family gathered to celebrate the birth of Miklo Morales. From left to right are Sgt. Michael G. Herrington, Danny Kay Herrington, Michael R. Herrington, and George Herrington.
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Thousands mark holy fire rite in Jerusalem church JERUSALEM (AP) — The small doorway to the traditional site of Jesus’ tomb cracked open to reveal a bright flame and tens of thousands of worshippers cheered ecstatically, marking the pinnacle of Easter Week’s holy fire ceremony in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. The annual ritual has been practiced for at least the last 1,200 years on the day before Easter, which celebrates Jesus’ resurrection. Worshippers of various Orthodox Christian sects packed into the Jerusalem church — Christianity’s most sacred shrine and revered as the site where Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected. In the ceremony, a flame believed to be miraculously lit emanates from the tomb. “I’m all vibrating,” said Romanian pilgrim Ivan Kurnia. “It’s really, really impressive.” Hours before the ceremony, local Christians and pilgrims from around the world snaked through the narrow alleyways of Jerusalem’s old city and filled the small courtyard outside the church. About a thousand Israeli police of ficers processed the crowds through police barricades that filtered access to the church’s only entrance. Inside gathered a colorful mix of clergymen and worshippers representing the different Orthodox Christian sects — from Armenian monks in black robes and pointed hoods to Russian Orthodox women wearing turquoise headscarves. People crammed against each other in the dimly lit, caver nous church, and police broke up scuffles. One middle-aged American woman fainted, but she remained standing beause people were pressed up against her in the densely packed crowd. Despite the suffocating crowds, the throngs waited in anticipation for the ceremony to begin, clutching bundles of 33 slim candles signifying the years of Jesus’ life. Adorned with a golden crown encrusted with jewels and religious icons, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theofilos III, entered the Edicule, the small chamber at the core of the church marking the site of Jesus’ tomb. Armenian clergymen entered as
Christian Orthodox pilgrims light candles as fire spreads through the crowd attending the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City, Saturday
well, and the door was sealed, guarded by clergymen and an Israeli policeman. Then, the door was opened to reveal candles lit with the holy fire — said to be miraculously lit and interpreted as a message to the faithful from the heavens. The precise details of the flame’s source are a closely guarded secret. The flame was quickly passed on from one bunch of candles to another, and soon the dark church was filled with worshippers holding flickering torches and waving it around their faces. Bells rang and people cheered. “Christos has risen. I feel amazing,” said a Russian Orthodox pilgrim from San Francisco who identified himself only as Igor. “It came from God, from the sky.” Police spokesman Shmuel Ben Rubi said around a thousand police officers were deployed to direct foot traffic and keep the peace. He estimated tens of thousands of worshippers were in the church. Asaf Abras, spokesman for Jerusalem’s firefighting services, said about 10 firefighters with mobile units were stationed around the church in case of emergency. Israeli officials have been worried since the late 1990s that a fire could erupt from the church during the ritual. In 1834, pilgrims in the church panicked, a stampede ensued, and several hundred people were crushed or suffocated to death. But the six Christian sects that stake claim to
dif ferent sections of the church have been reluctant to build an emergency exit
or a fire escape. The sects zealously guard their portions of the church and
brawls have erupted in recent years when clergymen of one sect encroach
on another section, even when only sweeping the floor. None of the sects wants to give up an inch of precious real estate in the church to construct a second exit. After the holy fire ceremony, the flame was immediately taken from the church and past an Israeli military barrier into the Palestinian Authority-controlled city of Bethlehem where it was received at the Church of the Nativity, the traditional site of Jesus’ birthplace. Palestinian Prime Minister Salaam Fayyad attended another holy fire ceremony in a central square in Ramallah, the seat of his gover nment in the West Bank. In the Gaza Strip, about fifty Christian worshippers attended a mass in one of Gaza’s two churches.
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Greene tosses 2-hitter, GHS takes 2 LAWRENCE FOSTER RECORD SPORTS REPORTER
A hit is a hit, except when it means more. That Yogi Berra-esque sentence was proven true in the second game of Goddard’s doubleheader with Roswell. The Coyotes outhit the Rockets 10-9, but Goddard’s hits came during clutch moments as they took Game 2, 8-4. In the first game, Goddard’s R yan Greene and Roswell’s David Herrera were locked in a pitchers dual. Herrera allowed only five hits, but seven walks and two hit batsmen did the Coyotes in. Greene was nearly unhittable in Game 1, allowing just two hits. He didn’t allow a runner past first base until the seventh inning and no Coyote reached third. Goddard coach Steve Nunez said that Goddard was counting on that type of outing from Greene. “Ryan has been throwing the ball pretty dang good,” he said. “He threw the ball good in Artesia, but we just didn’t help him out. We knew he’d come out today like he has been doing all year. So, we are pretty happy with the performance.” The Rockets scored two in the third and one in both the fifth and sixth innings in the first game. After the first inning and
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Goddard’s Jason Butts, right, rips an RBI single to left field during the Rockets’ first game against Roswell, Saturday. Goddard took Game 1, 4-0 and won the nightcap 8-4. a half of Game 2, the score was tied at zero before Goddard started picking up clutch hits. Goddard’s C.J. Wilcox started the home half of the second with a walk and after a strikeout, advanced to second on a balk by Roswell’s Kevin Kelly. Greene followed up the strikeout with a walk and Caelin Wilcox drove home the first run of the game with an RBI single.
Austin Rader then hit what should have been a run-scoring single, but a base-running mishap got Caelin Wilcox thrown out at second instead. The Rockets would push across another run with a two-out single up the middle by Brad Blackwell, giving Goddard a 2-0 lead. Roswell had a chance to close the gap in the third, but couldn’t collect a clutch hit.
Steve Lucero started off the top of the third with a walk and advanced to second on a one-out single by Herrera. A groundout by James Singleton put runners at second and third with two outs, but Roswell’s cleanup hitter, Luis Vale grounded out to end the threat. In the first three innings, Roswell stranded four base runners, something that frustrated coach Dane
Kyser. “Without a doubt it is frustrating,” he said regarding leaving men on base. “We outhit them 109, but obviously when we needed the hits, we didn’t get them. It’s frustrating to know that several times throughout the course of the year we are there to take games and we’re not.” See GHS, Page B3
NMMI qualifies for nationals RECORD STAFF REPORTS
PLANO, Texas — The NMMI women’s tennis team beat North Central Texas 81 on Saturday and finished as the runner -up at the Region V Championships on Saturday, qualifying for the NJCAA Women’s Tennis National Championships. The Broncos got singles wins from Karla Martinez (first; 6-4, 6-2), Litia Godinet (second; 6-2, 6-1), Alyssa Hawkins (fourth; 62, 6-4) and Samantha Dunn (fifth; 6-0, 6-1). Doubles wins came from Martinez and Godinet (first; 6-2, 6-1) and Adalyn Hazelman and Hawkins (second; 4-6, 7-5, 7-5). NMMI’s other two wins were by default. Bronco coach Zeljka Vidic said that her team
was excited to qualify for the national championships. “We qualified for the national championships as a team and that is pretty big,” she said. “The girls played well and they were really excited to qualify for nationals. Everybody did their share (Saturday). They just played well (Saturday). “Number two doubles had a tough match but they were able to pull it out. Overall, our girls were very solid. They had their game on and I was pretty pleased with their performance.” The NJCAA Women's Tennis National Championships will be held from May 7-13 at the Ref fkin Tennis Center in Tucson, Ariz.
While at the Region V Championships, Vidic was named the Region V coach of the year.
NMMI 7, Temple College 2 Collin County College 8, NMMI 1 PLANO, Texas — NMMI finished second at the Region V Championships, earning them a spot at the NJCAA Men’s Tennis National Championships May 16-19 at Plano, Texas. The trip to the national championships will be the fourth consecutive for the Broncos. “It was really good and I am just real pleased,” said NMMI coach Gene Hardman. “I told our kids that if See WRAP, Page B3
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Valley Christian’s Logan Rader fouls off a pitch during the first game of the Lions’ doubleheader with Elida, Saturday.
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SPOTLIGHT ON SPORTS 1963 — Bob Cousy ends his 13-year career by scoring 18 points as the Boston Celtics win their fifth consecutive NBA championship, beating the Los Angeles Lakers 112-109 in Game 6. 1974 — Tampa, Fla., is awarded the NFL’s 27th franchise. 1999 — Patrick Roy makes a season-high 42 saves while leading Colorado over San Jose 3-1. It’s the 100th playoff win for Roy, the most in NHL history. 1994 — David Robinson scores 71 points to win the NBA scoring title as the San Antonio Spurs end the regular season with a 112-97 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. Robinson, the fourth NBA player to score more than 70 points in a game, edges Orlando’s Shaquille O’Neal for the scoring title.
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Courtesy Photo The NMMI women’s tennis team poses for a photo after finishing second at the Region V Championships at Plano, Texas, Saturday. The second place finish qualified NMMI for the NJCAA Women’s National Championships to be held May 7-13 in Tucson, Ariz. The Broncos are, from left to right: Litia Godinet, Karla Martinez, Alyssa Hawkins, Samantha Dunn, Jazmine Burt, Adalyn Hazelman and coach Zeljka Vidic.
It’s a common phrase hear d ar ound baseball and one that, most of the time, means you didn’t win. Whenever you hear the phrase, “We gave them too many outs” uttered, it’s safe to assume the person uttering it is a part of the losing side. That phrase was exactly how Valley Christian coach Jim Valdez described a 7-6 loss in Game 2 of his team’s doubleheader with District 41A foe Elida, Saturday. “It’s very frustrating,” he said. “We really didn’t play our best baseball today. We made a lot of mistakes.
“We gave them a lot of outs. We gave them more outs than they deserved. If you start giving them four and five outs in an inning, you’re going to get beat, that’s all there is to it.” Valdez was talking about the game in general when he said the Lions gave Elida too many outs, but the sixth inning is when that truly caught up with Valley. With a 5-1 lead in hand heading to the fifth, Dominic Dunlap came on in relief of Taylor Line and the troubles began immediately. With runners on first and second, a Gus Gray error at short gave Elida See VCA, Page B2
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Pacers prevent sweep with 89-84 win
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chicago’s fans traveled to Indiana by the thousands, planning to celebrate a firstround playoff victory at Conseco Fieldhouse. The Pacers sent them home disappointed, holding off a furious rally to beat the Bulls 89-84 on Saturday afternoon for their first playoff win since 2006. Chicago’s Carlos Boozer missed a 3-point attempt that could have tied the game with a second remaining. The Bulls still lead the series 3-1 and will have a chance to close it out at home Tuesday. Danny Granger scored 24 points for Indiana, which never trailed and finally broke through after losing the first three games by a combined 15 points. Bulls guard Derrick Rose, who averaged 32.7 points in the first three games, finished with 15 points and 10 assists. He sprained his left ankle late in the first quar-
ter and scored eight points on 3-for -16 shooting the rest of the way. Joakim Noah led the Bulls with 21 points and 14 rebounds. Chicago trailed 84-71 with 2:17 remaining before making a final rally. A three-point play by Luol Deng cut Indiana’s lead to 84-77 with 1:36 to go. A goaltending call against Roy Hibbert on a shot by Boozer sliced the deficit to 84-79 with 46.5 seconds remaining, and a steal and dunk by Rose pulled the Bulls within 84-81. Mike Dunleavy hit the second of two free throws with 17.9 seconds left to make it 85-81. Noah made a layup with 15.3 seconds remaining, and Jeff Foster fouled him while trying to take a charge. Noah made the free throw to cut Indiana’s lead to 85-84. The Pacers barely got the ball inbounds, but Granger was fouled with 14.1 sec-
onds left. Through a booing crowd on his home court, Granger made both free throws to make it 87-84. Boozer’s 3-point try from the left corner was short, and Granger rebounded. Granger made two free throws with a second remaining to close the deal. The Bulls shot just 38 percent. Rose came up hobbling after going for a layup against Darren Collison. Rose went to the locker room briefly before returning to the bench. He came back into the game with 10:29 left in the second quarter. Indiana closed the first half on a 17-3 run to take a 49-33 lead at the break. Ten different Pacers scored before halftime. Early in the third quarter, Hibbert blocked Rose on a layup attempt. Granger collected the rebound then dribbled nearly the length of the floor for a layup to give the Pacers a 55-37 lead.
AP Photo Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose (1) puts up a shot against Indiana Pacers’ Darren Collison (2) and Josh McRoberts (32) during the first half of Game 4, Saturday.
Portland rallies from 23 down to even series with Dallas PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brandon Roy’s go-ahead bank shot with 39.2 seconds left capped Portland’s 23-point second half comeback and the Blazers beat the Dallas Mavericks 84-82 on Saturday night, evening the first-round playoff series at two games apiece. Roy, who has struggled to find his place on the team since undergoing arthroscopic surgery on both knees in January, had 18 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter alone. Both teams have held home court in their best-ofseven playoff series, which heads to Dallas on Monday. T railing 64-41 in the third quarter, the Blazers started to rally. They trailed 77-70 after consecutive jumpers by Andre Miller. Jason Terry answered with a 3-pointer but then Roy drove down the lane and finished to narrow it to
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one run. Alex Varela then made it 5-4 with a two-run triple to right. Dunlap retired the next batter he faced before Jordyn Tivis tied the game at 5-5 with an RBI single that plated Varela. After Valley went scoreless in its half of the sixth, the Tigers took the lead in the seventh. A bunt single loaded the bases with no outs, but Dunlap struck out the next two T igers to bring Taylor Boone to the plate. Boone sent a grounder up the middle, plating a run to make it 6-5. Second baseman Adam Mayes got a glove on the infield single, but his throw to second was too low for Gray to field at second. As Line tracked the ball down from third, another run scor ed to give the Tigers a 7-5 lead. Dunlap, who would take the loss on the mound for the Lions, then induced a flyout to end the inning. In the bottom of the seventh, Bryce Br eedyk r eached on an err or to open the inning and moved to second when the throw went out of play. He then moved to third on a passed ball with Line at the plate. After the passed ball, Line sent a high drive down the third-base line that easily clear ed the fence, but it was just left of the foul pole.
LEFT: Portland Trail Blazers’ Marcus Camby, right, blocks the shot of Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki, in the first quarter of Game 4, Saturday.
Two pitches later, Line was called out when he took a chin-high fastball that was called a strike. After that, Morgan Jones plated Breedyk with an RBI groundout to the pitcher and Dunlap popped out to short for the third and final out. Logan Rader finished the game with a pair of hits, including a home run to lead off the game that made 1-0 and an RBI single up the middle to make it 3-1. Line’s two-run home run in the bottom of the fifth made it 5-1.
The Lions broke open a 10-10 in the bottom of the fifth inning en route to a 12-10 win over the Tigers
in Game 1 of the doubleheader. Elida plated a pair of runs in the top of the fifth to tie things at 10-all, but Valley answered in its half of the fifth. Rader led off the inning with a hit-by-pitch and Gray and Br eedyk each walked. Rader and Breedyk would each come around to score to make it 12-10. Line came on in relief of Rader in the sixth and struck out three straight with runners on first and second to take the game to the seventh. In the seventh, Line retired the side in order to record the save and give Rader the win.
80-74 with 2:32 to go. LaMarcus Aldridge added a turnaround jumper. Roy’s long jumper pulled the Blazers within two, but Shawn Marion came back with his own jumper for Dallas — before Roy made a 3-pointer and a free throw with 1:06 left, tied 82. After Roy’s go-ahead jumper banked in, the Mavericks missed two 3point tries, the first from Jason Kidd and the second from Terry as time ran out. Roy defended Terry on the final shot. Dirk Nowitzki had 20 points to lead the Mavericks. The Blazers started slow, going 0-for-4 from the floor with two turnovers, and finished the first quarter shooting just 25 percent (4for-16). Dallas capitalized on the pace, taking a 22-13 lead early in the second quarter after Terry’s jumper. Aldridge didn’t score for the Blazers until a pair of free throws at the 7:36 mark of the second quarter. While successfully defending Aldridge, the Mavericks were spreading
their scoring around better than they had in the previous three games, and extended the lead to 33-23 on Tyson Chandler’s layup. Tempers flared with 3:21 left in the first half when Aldridge and Chandler got into a shoving match under the Blazers’ basket, resulting in a technical for each. The scuffle seemed to bring the fans — and the Blazers themselves, back into the game. Portland closed to 37-35 at the break after Wesley Matthews’ layup and a pair of free throws from Aldridge. Matthews led the Blazers with 25 points in Portland’s 97-92 victory in Game 3 on Thursday night, which drew the Blazers within 2-1 into best-of-7 series. The Mavericks did not go to the free-throw line in the first half, while the Blazers went 12-for-12. Kidd’s high-arcing 3pointer gave the Mavs a 4837 lead in the third quarter and the Rose Garden crowd fell quiet. It touched off a 16-4 run by the Mavs capped by Peja Stojakovic’s 3-pointer to make it 64-41.
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Major League Baseball At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press American League East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L New York . . . . . . . . . .11 6 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . .10 11 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .9 11 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .9 11 Baltimore . . . . . . . . . .8 11 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .13 7 Kansas City . . . . . . . .12 9 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .11 10 Minnesota . . . . . . . . . .8 12 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .8 13 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 7 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .12 9 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . .9 11 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . .8 13
Pct GB .647 — .476 3 .450 3 1/2 .450 3 1/2 .421 4
Pct GB .650 — .571 1 1/2 .524 2 1/2 .400 5 .381 5 1/2
Pct GB .650 — .571 1 1/2 .450 4 .381 5 1/2
Friday's Games Detroit 9, Chicago White Sox 3 N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, ppd., rain Toronto 6, Tampa Bay 4, 11 innings Texas 11, Kansas City 6 Cleveland at Minnesota, ppd., rain Boston 4, L.A. Angels 3 Seattle 4, Oakland 0 Saturday's Games Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 4 Minnesota 10, Cleveland 3 Detroit 9, Chicago White Sox 0 N.Y. Yankees 15, Baltimore 3 Texas 3, Kansas City 1 Boston 5, L.A. Angels 0 Oakland at Seattle, 7:10 p.m. Sunday's Games Chicago White Sox (Danks 0-2) at Detroit (Scherzer 3-0), 11:05 a.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 1-1) at Toronto (R.Romero 1-2), 11:07 a.m. N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 1-0) at Baltimore (Arrieta 2-1), 11:35 a.m. Cleveland (C.Carrasco 1-1) at Minnesota (Pavano 1-2), 12:10 p.m. Kansas City (Chen 3-0) at Texas (C.Wilson 2-0), 1:05 p.m. Boston (Lackey 1-2) at L.A. Angels (Palmer 1-0), 1:35 p.m. Oakland (Anderson 1-1) at Seattle (Fister 13), 2:10 p.m. Monday's Games Chicago White Sox at N.Y. Yankees, 5:05 p.m. Toronto at Texas, 6:05 p.m. Oakland at L.A. Angels, 8:05 p.m.
National League East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Philadelphia . . . . . . . .14
L Pct 6 .700
LOCAL BRIEFS ALIEN CITY GIRLS FASTPITCH TO HOLD SIGN-UPS The Alien City Girls Fastpitch Softball League will be holding five sign-ups at the Wool Bowl Complex. Sign-ups will be held on April 26 and May 7. The April 26 sign-ups will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and the May 7 sign-ups will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $30 per player and the league is open to players ages 6-14. For more information, call 6240043 or 317-5448.
RED CROSS TO HOLD LIFEGUARD CLASSES The American Red Cross lifeguarding class will be held April 23-30 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Godfrey Athletic Center. The cost is $110. Fees may be paid at the City of Roswell Parks & Recreation office. Candidates are required to attend all sessions and pass tests on CPR, first aid and rescue skills, along with written and practical tests in the water. To sign up or for more information, call Jim Lilley at 622-6298.
PARTY ON THE RIVER EVENTS ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS The Roswell Adult and Senior Center and the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department are currently accepting registrations for three different events that will be held at Party on the River. Registrations for the fiesta and powder puff tugs of war, which will be held on May 7 at Cahoon Park, will be accepted through May 6 at 5 p.m. The registration fee is $100 per team. For more information, call 624-6718. Registrations for the flag football tournament, which will be held on May 7-8 at Cahoon Park, will be accepted through April 27. The cost is $80 for a six-person team. For more information, call 624-6719. Registrations for the co-ed sand volleyball tournament, which will be held on May 7-8, will be accepted through May 2. The cost is $80 for a six-player team. For more information, call 624-6719.
Florida . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Washington . . . . . . . . .9 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .10 New York . . . . . . . . . .8 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . .11 St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . .11 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .10 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .10 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . .9 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .8 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Colorado . . . . . . . . . .14 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .11 San Francisco . . . . . .10 Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . .8 San Diego . . . . . . . . . .8
7 10 12 13
L 10 10 10 10 11 13
L 6 11 10 11 13
.632 1 1/2 .474 4 1/2 .455 5 .381 6 1/2
Pct GB .524 — .524 — .500 1/2 .500 1/2 .450 1 1/2 .381 3
Pct GB .700 — .500 4 .500 4 .421 5 1/2 .381 6 1/2
Friday's Games L.A. Dodgers 12, Chicago Cubs 2 Washington at Pittsburgh, ppd., rain N.Y. Mets 4, Arizona 1 Florida 4, Colorado 1 Milwaukee 14, Houston 7 St. Louis 4, Cincinnati 2 Philadelphia 2, San Diego 0 Atlanta 4, San Frncisco 1 Saturday's Games Chicago Cubs 10, L.A. Dodgers 8
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they would put out 100 percent, they could do this and they did. We started at a tournament last week and with this tournament, it gives us motivation. We are peaking at the right time.”
Loving 16, Lake Arthur 0 ARTESIA — The Lake Arthur softball fell to Loving on Saturday in three innings. Mayra Davila gave up just five hits to the Falcons, but took the loss in the circle. She also recorded one of Lake Arthur’s four hits in the game. Christina Caro, Abby Castillo and Julia Fields each had one hit for the Panthers.
NMMI 1-18 Odessa College 8-9 ODESSA, Texas — The NMMI Broncos split a
N.Y. Mets 6, Arizona 4 Atlanta 5, San Francisco 2 Cincinnati 5, St. Louis 3 Pittsburgh 7, Washington 2 Colorado 3, Florida 1 Houston 9, Milwaukee 6, 10 innings Philadelphia 4, San Diego 2, 11 innings Sunday's Games Arizona (Galarraga 3-0) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 0-3), 11:10 a.m. Colorado (Jimenez 0-1) at Florida (Jo.Johnson 3-0), 11:10 a.m. Washington (Marquis 1-0) at Pittsburgh (Correia 3-1), 11:35 a.m. Houston (W.Rodriguez 1-2) at Milwaukee (Wolf 2-2), 12:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kuroda 2-2) at Chicago Cubs (Zambrano 2-0), 12:20 p.m. Atlanta (Beachy 1-1) at San Francisco (J.Sanchez 2-1), 2:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Halladay 2-1) at San Diego (LeBlanc 0-0), 2:05 p.m. Cincinnati (LeCure 0-1) at St. Louis (Westbrook 1-2), 6:05 p.m.
road doubleheader on Saturday. NMMI lost Game 1 after taking a 1-0 lead in the top of the first when Luis Maldonado scored on a wild pitch. The lead would be short lived as Odessa put up four runs in the bottom of the first and never trailed again. The Broncos bounced back in the second game. NMMI once again took a 1-0 lead in the first, only to lose it in the home half of the inning. They got a run back in the second, but Odessa grew its lead to two again in the second. NMMI took the lead for good with a four -run third. They scored those runs on four hits and were aided by two Odessa errors. The Broncos put the game away in the eighth when they scored six runs.
Monday's Games Washington at Pittsburgh, 5:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Florida, 5:10 p.m. Colorado at Chicago Cubs, 6:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Milwaukee, 6:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Arizona, 7:40 p.m. Atlanta at San Diego, 8:05 p.m.
The Heritage Scores The Associated Press Saturday At Harbour Town Golf Links Hilton Head Island, S.C. Purse: $5.7 million Yardage: 6,973; Par: 71 Third Round Luke Donald . . . . . . . . .67-65-70—202 Jim Furyk . . . . . . . . . . .68-66-69—203 Brendon de Jonge . . . .67-71-66—204 Scott Verplank . . . . . . .67-70-67—204 Ricky Barnes . . . . . . . .71-67-67—205 Tommy Gainey . . . . . . .71-67-67—205 Jason Day . . . . . . . . . .69-65-71—205 Pat Perez . . . . . . . . . . .71-67-68—206 Jason Dufner . . . . . . . .67-71-68—206 Chris Couch . . . . . . . . .68-68-70—206 Ben Crane . . . . . . . . . .69-66-71—206
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Goddard increased its lead to 3-0 in the third when Jason Butts blasted a homer, but Roswell would get back into the game with two runs in the fourth. Up 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth, Goddard would tack on five runs on five hits and wouldn’t be threatened the rest of the way. Steve Nunez said that rebounding from two losses to Artesia was big. “It is pretty big (to get these wins),” he said. “All the district wins are big, but after the way we played and looked, it was good to get the wins. We needed that.” firstname.lastname@example.org
TV SPORTSWATCH TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Sunday, April 24 COLLEGE BASEBALL 1 p.m. ESPN2 — LSU at Vanderbilt COLLEGE SOFTBALL 11 a.m. ESPN — Alabama at Florida CYCLING 11 p.m. VERSUS — Liege-Bastogne-Liege, Liege to Bastogne to Ans, Belgium (delayed tape) GOLF 7:30 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, China Open, final round, at Chengdu, China (same-day tape) 11 a.m. CBS — Champions Tour, Legends of Golf, final round, at Savannah, Ga. TGC — PGA Tour, The Heritage, final round, at Hilton Head Island, S.C. 1 p.m. CBS — PGA Tour, The Heritage, final round, at Hilton Head Island, S.C. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 11 a.m. WGN — Chicago White Sox at Detroit 12:15 p.m. TBS — L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs 6 p.m. ESPN — Cincinnati at St. Louis NBA BASKETBALL 11 a.m. ABC — Playoffs, first round, Game 4, Miami at Philadelphia 1:30 p.m. ABC — Playoffs, first round, Game 4, Boston at New York 5 p.m.
TNT — Playoffs, first round, Game 4, Orlando at Atlanta 7:30 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, Game 4, L.A. Lakers at New Orleans NBA DL BASKETBALL 8:30 p.m. VERSUS — Playoffs, finals, Game 1, Iowa at Rio Grande Valley NHL HOCKEY 1 p.m. NBC — Playoffs, Eastern Conference first round, Game 6, Philadelphia at Buffalo 5:30 p.m. VERSUS — Playoffs, Conference first round, Game 6, Vancouver at Chicago Monday, April 25 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 5 p.m. ESPN — Chicago White Sox at N.Y. Yankees NBA BASKETBALL 6 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, Game 4, San Antonio at Memphis 6:30 p.m. NBA — Playoffs, first round, Game 5, Portland at Dallas 8:30 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, Game 4, Oklahoma City at Denver NHL HOCKEY 5 p.m. VERSUS — Playoffs, Conference first round, teams TBA 7:30 p.m. VERSUS — Playoffs, Conference first round, teams TBA SOCCER 12:55 p.m. ESPN2 — Premier League, Manchester City at Blackburn
Sunday, April 24, 2011 Aaron Baddeley . . . . . .70-68-69—207 Tim Herron . . . . . . . . . .65-71-71—207 Mark Wilson . . . . . . . . .66-70-71—207 Chad Campbell . . . . . .65-69-73—207 Garrett Willis . . . . . . . . .64-69-74—207 Michael Bradley . . . . . .71-71-66—208 Jeff Klauk . . . . . . . . . . .69-71-68—208 Matt Bettencourt . . . . . .65-73-70—208 Spencer Levin . . . . . . .68-69-71—208 Nick O'Hern . . . . . . . . .70-66-72—208 Brandt Snedeker . . . . .69-67-72—208 Camilo Villegas . . . . . .66-68-74—208 Kevin Streelman . . . . . .73-69-67—209 Carl Pettersson . . . . . .71-69-69—209 Tim Petrovic . . . . . . . . .68-72-69—209 Bill Haas . . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-69—209 Matt Kuchar . . . . . . . . .68-72-69—209 Stephen Ames . . . . . . .72-68-69—209 Brian Gay . . . . . . . . . . .66-73-70—209 Boo Weekley . . . . . . . .69-70-70—209 Paul Goydos . . . . . . . . .72-67-70—209 Blake Adams . . . . . . . .67-71-71—209 J.P. Hayes . . . . . . . . . .70-67-72—209 D.J. Trahan . . . . . . . . . .69-67-73—209 Brian Davis . . . . . . . . . .68-74-68—210 Chris DiMarco . . . . . . .73-69-68—210 Ryuji Imada . . . . . . . . .70-71-69—210 Ben Martin . . . . . . . . . .67-72-71—210 Greg Chalmers . . . . . . .74-65-71—210 Arjun Atwal . . . . . . . . . .65-73-72—210 Webb Simpson . . . . . . .69-69-72—210 Brendan Steele . . . . . .70-68-72—210 Ian Poulter . . . . . . . . . .69-66-75—210 David Hearn . . . . . . . . .72-70-69—211 Steve Flesch . . . . . . . . .72-70-69—211 Trevor Immelman . . . . .69-71-71—211 James Driscoll . . . . . . .70-70-71—211 Fredrik Jacobson . . . . .69-71-71—211 Billy Mayfair . . . . . . . . .70-68-73—211 Kevin Na . . . . . . . . . . . .70-68-73—211 Chris Riley . . . . . . . . . .67-71-73—211 Graeme McDowell . . . .68-69-74—211 Alex Cejka . . . . . . . . . .69-73-70—212 Daniel Summerhays . . .73-66-73—212 Jerry Kelly . . . . . . . . . .68-71-73—212 Heath Slocum . . . . . . . .71-68-73—212
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Saturday's Sports Transactions The Associated Press BASEBALL American League TEXAS RANGERS — Placed RHP Neftali Feliz on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 21. Selected the contract of RHP Cody Eppley from Round Rock (PCL). Recalled RHP Eric Hurley from Round Rock and placed him on the 60-day DL. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Placed INF Jayson Nix on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Mike McCoy from Las Vegas (PCL). National League CHICAGO CUBS — Recalled RHP Justin Berg from Iowa (PCL). Optioned RHP Jeff Stevens to Iowa. CINCINNATI REDS — Optioned INF Pedro Ciriaco and LHP Matt Maloney to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled RHP Carlos Fisher from Indianapolis. WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Selected the contract of INF Brian Bixler from Syracuse (IL). Designated LHP Lee Hyde for assignment. COLLEGE INDIANA — Suspended RB Darius Willis one game for conduct detrimental to the team.
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Grizzlies top Spurs, take 2-1 series lead
AP Photo The Memphis Grizzlies’ Marc Gasol celebrates after a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of Game 3, Saturday.
Rockies beat Marlins, 3-1 MIAMI (AP) — Jason Hammel pitched a season-high 6 2-3 innings and bunted home a run to give the Colorado Rockies’ sputtering offense a boost and help them beat the Florida Marlins 3-1 Saturday night. The NL West-leading Rockies snapped Florida’s four-game winning streak and improved to 8-2 on the road. Hammel (2-1) allowed seven hits and one run. Three relievers combined to pitch 2 1-3 perfect innings, and Huston Street pitched the ninth for his seventh save in as many chances. Colorado’s bullpen has allowed just two runs in the past 22 1-3 innings The Rockies, who were one-hit by Anibal Sanchez in a defeat Friday, won with only six hits. Troy Tulowitzki had an RBI single in the first inning, and Ty Wigginton put Colorado ahead to stay with a sacrifice fly in the sixth. The Marlins gave their biggest crowd since opening day little to cheer about. Announced attendance was 37,381, but the actual turnout was about 25,000. Florida shortstop Hanley Ramirez made his fifth error of the season on a bad throw and went 0 for 4, dropping his average to .194. He’s in a 2-for-23
slump and drew scattered boos when he grounded out in the eighth. Javier Vazquez (1-2), making his first start in eight days, went six innings. He allowed four hits, five walks and three runs. Colorado broke a 1-all tie with two runs in the sixth. Todd Helton doubled and took third when left fielder Emilio Bonifacio took a zigzag route and let Seth Smith’s deep fly fall for a double. Wigginton’s flyout put Colorado ahead, and Hammel laid down a sacrifice bunt to score Smith from third. Tulowitzki was only 3 for 23 with runners in scoring position before he singled home a run in the first after Vazquez issued two walks. Florida’s John Buck tied the game in the third when he doubled and later came home on Chris Coghlan’s sacrifice fly. NOTES: Less than 24 hours after throwing 123 pitches in a one-hitter, Sanchez said he felt fine. He was hit in the right leg by a hard grounder in the seventh inning. ... The Puerto Rican salsa band El Gran Combo performed a postgame concert. Their fans include Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez, who said the band played at his high school during his senior year in 1978.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Zach Randolph scored 25 points, including a rare 3pointer with 41.9 seconds left, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the San Antonio Spurs 91-88 Saturday night for the franchise’s first playoff victory on its home court. These Grizzlies have been busy this postseason making lots of history at the Spurs’ expense. They opened this series with their first playoff win, and now the No. 8 seed has a 21 lead over the NBA’s best team during the regular season. Memphis is trying to become just the fourth team to knock off the topseeded team. Game 4 is Monday night in Memphis. Marc Gasol scored 17 points, Mike Conley had 14 and O.J. Mayo had 10 off the bench for Memphis. Manu Ginobili led the Spurs with 23 points. Tony Parker had 16, Tim Duncan 13 and George Hill 11. The Spurs only led early and never by more than 1, the last at 12-11. They fell
behind by as much as 15 before managing to tie it up twice in the final 8:06, the last at 80 on a Ginobili free throw. Parker’s reverse layup pulled the Spurs within 8886 with 1:04 left. The Grizzlies took a timeout, and Randolph looked for an option with the shot clock ticking down, then he put up the 3-pointer over Duncan’s outstretched ar m. The ball fell in with 41.9 seconds left for a 91-86 lead that sparked fans to chant his nickname “Z-Bo, Z-Bo.” Ginobili hit a pair of free throws with 31 seconds, but the Spurs couldn’t get off a shot coming up the right side at the end. Ginobili got stopped and looked like he was trying to pass while Duncan tried to call timeout. He was too late as the horn sounded, sparking a big celebration. The Spurs managed to outrebound Memphis 4837, but the Grizzlies had a 44-40 edge in the paint as they worked the ball inside to Randolph and Gasol. They also had a 17-9 edge
on the fast break against the Spurs. The NBA’s best 3-point shooting team was a meager 2 of 15. Memphis hit only 4 of 11, including Randolph’s big 3. Antonio McDyess went to the locker room with 2:56 left in pain, but no update was immediately available on his injury. The Spurs thought getting Ginobili back and winning Game 2 got them back on track. But San Antonio ended the regular season losing six of their final seven road games, and Memphis won 30 of its 46 games in the FedExForum. The Grizzlies also had just the fifth sellout crowd of the season rooting them on. Memphis tapped into the city’s past by bringing out wrestler Jerry Lawler to help fire up the sold-out crowd after a party outside the FedExForum in anticipation of the Grizzlies’ first home playoff game since 2006. One fan had a blown-up cutout of Eva Longoria’s head with a Grizzlies’ headband, and it was held up near courtside
trying to taunt Parker. All the excitement may have been too much as Memphis, with eight Grizzlies in their first home playoff game, missed six of its first seven shots. They settled down and hit nine of the next 11. The Spurs had made an NBA-best 58 free throws through the first two games, more than the Grizzlies had even attempted. Gasol picked up a foul on the Spurs’ first possession, except Duncan hit only air on his first attempt while clanking the second off the front rim. The Spurs’ last lead in the first half came when George Hill tipped in a shot at 12-11. Gasol put Memphis ahead with a threepoint play, kicking off an 18-8 spurt that left the Grizzlies up 29-20 at the end of the first quarter. The Grizzlies pushed that lead to as much as 15. NOTES: Randolph was 8 of 43 from 3-point range during the season and had attempted only one in the postseason before his clinching shot.
Ogando solid into 7th as Rangers beat Royals 3-1
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alexi Ogando allowed only one run pitching into the seventh inning, Michael Young extended his hitting streak to 13 games and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Saturday night. Ogando (3-0) held the Royals scoreless until Kila Ka’aihue led off the seventh with a homer on the righthander’s 14th and final pitch. He struck out five, walked one and allowed five hits. By losing the first two games in the three-game set, the Royals (12-9) became the last team in the majors to lose a series this
season. They had won three series and split three others before getting to Texas. After Elvis Andrus had a one-out walk in the third off Kyle Davies (1-2), Young had his second single of the game. Adrian Beltre then hit a sacrifice fly before Young stole second base and scored on a single by Nelson Cruz to make it 3-0. Davies limited the Rangers to three runs and four hits over six innings, but still has never beaten them. The right-hander is 0-5 with a 5.91 ERA in eight career starts against Texas. Cody Eppley made his major league debut with
two scoreless innings before Darren Oliver worked a perfect ninth for his fourth major league save in his 602 career appearances. Eppley’s contract was purchased from Triple-A Round Rock earlier Saturday and Oliver became the first in line for the Rangers’ closer-by-committee setup after closer Neftali Feliz was put on the disabled list (right shoulder inflammation). Before a save last season, the 40-year-old Oliver had not had a save since 1994. He is the oldest player ever to recover a save for the Rangers. Alex Gordon extended his
AP Photo Kansas City Royals second baseman Chris Getz, left, catches a pickoff-attempt as Texas Rangers designated hitter Michael Young safely steals second base during the second inning of their game, Saturday.
career -best and AL-high hitting streak to 17 games for the Royals with a single in the first. Gordon’s single came after a single by Melky Cabrera, but Ogando got out of that jam with an infield popout and a grounder. The Royals had two runners on in each of the first three innings. After Cabrera doubled and Gordon was hit by a pitch to start the third, Ogando, a converted outfielder, faced only 12 more batters — helped by a double play in the fifth — before Ka’aihue’s second homer landed in the second deck of seats in right field. Eppley then took over and struck out Matt Treanor. Texas got an unearned run in the second when David Murphy reached on an error by second baseman Chris Getz and scored on a double by Mitch Moreland. Young, the longesttenured Ranger in his 11th season and now the team’s primary designated hitter, is hitting .434 (23 of 52) in his hitting streak to push his season batting average to .366. While Gordon extended his hitting streak, the second-longest active in the majors behind a 20-gamer by Andre Ethier for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Royals teammate Jeff Francoeur has a 13-game hitting streak after his eighthinning double. Wilson Betemit’s 13-game streak ended by going 0 for 4, including shortstop Andrus making an impressive catch of a popup in short left field to end the eighth.
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Donald a round away from No. 1 HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Luke Donald was more concerned about who was behind him at The Heritage than what’s ahead should he win Sunday. Donald shot a 1-under 70 on Saturday to take a one-str oke leader over defending champion Jim Furyk after three rounds at Harbour T own Golf Links. A victory would vault the thir d-ranked
Donald to No. 1. Donald knows if he thinks too much about that, he’ll lose sight of the stellar field trying to chase him down. “I think there’s a bunch of people behind us that have a good chance, too, so I don’t count anyone else out,” he said. “It should be a good battle out there.” It usually is with Donald and Furyk. Furyk, the American
ranked 13th in the world, used a par save from the bunker on the 72nd hole to win the Tour Championship by a stroke over Donald last year and claim the $10 million FedEx Cup bonus. Donald came right back the next week, beating Furyk 1-up in Ryder Cup singles in Europe’s victory. “I got a little revenge,” he said. This time the prize for
Donald would be two-fold: His first season with multiple wins on the PGA Tour and the elevation to No. 1 in the world. There were seven of the world’s top 20 players her e this week, a field str ong enough to push Donald past the idle No. 1 Martin Kaymer and No. 2 Lee Westwood. Westwood would take the top spot with a win at the Indonesian Masters,
AP Photo Jim Furyk drives the ball down the ninth fairway during the third round of The Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Saturday.
wher e he holds a fivestroke lead, should Donald falter. The two Englishmen exchanged messages about their play. “Yeah, he sent me a message yester day just saying, ‘Good playing,’ and I sent one back,” Donald said. “We’r e obviously R yder Cup partners and we’r e friends of f the course. We never wish bad on each other.” Donald let a few early nerves show through by hitting his appr oa ch to par -5 second hole out of bounds left, leading to a double-bogey 7 that dr opped him fr om the lead. But Donald steeled himself with two solid par saves on the thir d and fourth holes when his iron play was shaky. He was in the r ough in fr ont of a trap on par -4 third, yet chipped it up to 6 feet for the par. Then, Donald was well right of the green on the par -3 fourth. Again, he saved himself with the short game, chipping inside of 2 feet. Donald r egained his momentum on the par -5 fifth with a 12 footer for birdie. “Those up-and-downs and keeping some momentum going where I wasn’t going completely backwar ds was big for me,” Donald said. Brendon de Jonge (66) and Scott Verplank (67) were two shots behind at 9 under. Masters runner-
up Jason Day (71), Ricky Bar nes (67) and Tommy Gainey (67) were 8 under. Furyk held the lead for much of the back nine at Harbour Town Golf Links, but bogeyed the closing lighthouse hole for a 69 to drop back. Donald, who won the Match Play Championship and was fourth at the Masters, called on the steady, focused style that made him one of the world’s best to move back to the top with birdies on the fifth and seventh holes. Donald’s put his approach on the 16th hole to 3 feet for his final birdie to reach 11 under. Furyk had his chance to hold on to a share of the lead, but sent his second shot on the 18th hole into a bunker behind the green, and could not make the 16-footer for par after blasting out. Furyk and Donald will be pair ed in the final gr oup Sunday for what sets up as a fabulous finish in what might be the final Heritage. A PGA Tour fixtur e since 1969, the tournament is without a title sponsor, which tour and event leaders say is essential for returning in 2012. Both have become Harbour Town masters, combining for 14 rounds in the 60s over the past three tournaments. “I think I’m there, I’m in position and when I play well I feel like this golf course r eally suits my game,” Furyk said.
Levi-Fergus, Senior-Lyle share lead at Legends SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — War m, dry weather made for prime scoring conditions at the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf on Saturday and teams did their best to take advantage in the betterball event. Wayne Levy and Keith Fergus shot 12-under 60 at The Club at Savannah Harbor. They shared the lead at 20under 124 with Peter Senior and Sandy L yle, who combined for a 61 heading into Sunday’s final r ound on the island course in the Savannah River. “You almost feel like you have to make at least a par on every hole,” Senior said. “When you do make a bogey, you feel like you’ve dr opped back two. It’s like a doublebogey in other tournaments.” Playing downwind, several of the Champions Tour players almost were able to drive the 338-yard first hole. “The fact that the balls are running, especially on the par -5s, is certainly a factor in so many birdies,” Fergus said. Still, it was the shorthitting Levi who sparked the team’s surge. He holed out from a greenside bunker for birdie at the ninth and then on No. 11 hit a 3-wood to within 30 feet and sank the putt for an eagle on the 530yard, par-5. “If we can put two balls on the greens (in regulation) and have a chance at birdie, we’ll be in pr etty good shape,” said Levi, whose last win on the senior circuit came in 2004. There were plenty of big-name players within striking range of the leaders. Kenny Perry and Scott Hoch shot a 62 and
were a stroke behind in a tie with first-round co-leaders Tom Kite and Gil Morgan, who had a 63. Bob Tway and T om Pernice Jr. (62) birdied the last three holes to get to 126. They were tied with Ian Baker Finch and Joe Ozaki (62), Corey Pavin and Tom Lehman (62), and first-round co-leaders T ed Schulz and Gary Hallberg (64). T om Watson and Andy North (62) wer e tied at 127 with Hal Sutton and Larry Mize (64). Watson and North have 10 majors between them, eight by Watson. “It’s going to take 29 or 30 under to win this,” L yle said. “You can’t stop, or people will be going right past you.” Ireland’s Des Smyth and England’s Mark James shot 63 for 9under 126 to win the 36-hole Raphael Division. The teams of Ben Crenshaw-Curtis Strange (64) and Gary Koch-Roger Maltbie (63) tied for second at 127. John Cook and Joey Sindelar withdrew from the Legends Division because Sindelar’s bad back. Sindelar injur ed it last week during a tournament in Tampa, but felt well enough to start this event. However, he was in pain after four holes Friday and left the course. Cook played the last 14 holes alone and had the team just thr ee strokes off the lead with a 65. After the round, Sindelar indicated he might be able to play, but he changed his mind early Saturday. Cook said he would have played on as a single for Satur day’s round, but didn’t feel it was fair to finish the tour nament that way.
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James Munrex “Rex” Alcorn
Rex Alcorn, 94, passed away peacefully with grace and dignity on Thursday, April 21, 2011 surrounded by his loving family. Services are scheduled for Monday, April 25, 2011 at 2 pm, at Grace Community Church with Pastor Rick Hale officiating. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery. Rex was bor n October 23, 1916 the seventh of eight children born to Minnie and Ezra Alcorn in Little Rock, Arkansas. Four years later the family moved to Dallas, Texas. While in Dallas, Rex attended the local YMCA where he trained in gymnastics. Upon high school graduation he went to work at Mobile Petroleum Company where he stayed for two years before leaving for the University of Texas in Austin. It was there that Rex lear ned how to tap dance and performed with a group on weekends earning extra money for college. He was also on the University tumbling team and at one football game entertained the crowd completing 50 flip-flops (back handsprings) across the full length of the football field. Rex graduated from the University of Texas in 1941 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology. In 1942 Rex enlisted in the Air Force and as a Lieutenant Colonel was sent to England where he became the photography laboratory commander for the Eighth Bomber Command photo lab. He later became the bomber command photography officer for the Ninth Air Force Bomber Command. While in England, Rex was honored to meet the future Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal family. During the war, he also traveled to Germany and France and it was in Namur, Belgium
NATION/OBITUARIES that he met his future wife, Bobbi, a professional dancer performing with the United Service Organization, the USO. Shortly after the war, Rex moved to California for two years and worked for Hal Roach Studios. Hal Roach was well known for producing television shows such as Spanky and Our Gang. While there, Rex met many movie stars including George Burns, Bob Hope, Esther Williams, Ingrid Bergman and dear friend Van Heflin. Later, he worked for an engineering firm which had a Navy contract in Guam. He had finally come full circle and was back in the business of geology. Upon his return to the States in 1948, he and Bobbi married in Phoenix, Arizona. They then moved to Dallas and Rex began working for Sun Oil Company while Bobbi pursued modeling. In 1951 the couple was transferred to Roswell where Rex was promoted to district geologist. Sons Dennis and David, and daughter Fawn were all born in New Mexico. Declining another transfer to Texas, Rex became an independent geologist while Bobbi opened her dance studio, the Alcor n Academy of Dance. Rex also taught boys tumbling and acrobatics there for many years. His career was oil and gas, but his heart was in the entertainment industry. Roswellites knew Rex as a gifted Master of Ceremonies as he performed that position for virtually every organization and event in Roswell for 45 years. His most coveted role, however, was to “M.C.” the dance productions for the Alcorn Academy of Dance. His devotion to Bobbi and his family contributed to the 42 year history of the dance studio. Rex was a member of or served on the board of the Roswell YMCA, Roswell Symphony Orchestra, Roswell Tennis Association, First United Methodist Church, Roswell Geological Society, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, New Mexico Geological Society, New Mexico Landman Association, Toastmasters and the Eastern New Mexico State Fair. In his spare time, Rex enjoyed being with his family, playing tennis and traveling. He provided many hours of coaching, wisdom
and fun for his children. Above all, Rex cherished and loved his wife Bobbi and was truly a gentleman’s gentleman. The love and respect that Rex and Bobbi shared was a wonderful gift for their children. The love, generosity, kindness and support he gave his family were unwavering. Rex also had a wonderful sense of humor and an engaging smile that lit up a room. Rex and Bobbi would have celebrated 63 joyous years of marriage in July. Those who will always treasure his memory are his wife, Bobbi Alcorn of Roswell; son Dennis Alcorn and wife Debby of Prosper, Texas and their children Zac Wilberger, Holly and David Triche, Tracey and son Taylor Wilberger; son David Alcorn of Roswell; daughter Fawn Alcor nPierce of Roswell. He is also survived by sister -in-law Barbara Alcorn and several very special nieces and nephews: Flori Korf, Gary Korf and wife Cassandra, Tori and husband Andy Trujeque, Dr. Jim Alcorn, Milton Alcorn, Marsha and husband Neil Wilcox, Craig Burden and wife Gaylan, Glen Burden and wife Nancy, Annette and husband Bobby Jef fus and Nancy Brown. Rex and Bobbi were blessed to have many dear and precious friends in their lives whom they also consider family. Preceding Rex in Heaven are his parents, siblings, son-in-law Jim Pierce and grandson Brad Wilberger. The family is truly grateful for Dr. Evan Nelson and Rex’s wonderful caregivers, Alice, Letitia, Mary, Evie, Denna, Amanda and Claudia from Encompass and Personal Care By Design. These wonderful women are very special to us, touched our hearts and took such loving care of our dear husband and father. Our deepest appreciation to Bobby, Shirley and Karina from Roswell Home Care and Hospice for their kindness, gentle hands and guidance. Pallbearers are Billy Carlyle, Joe Vicente, Dr. Tom Longwill, Turner Carlyle, Jeff Reese and Edsel Neff. Honorary Pallbearers are Jim Bruin, Wilbur Wilson, Jack Blevins, Gene McElvaney, Rodney Slade, Jack Ahlen, Derry Moore, Bob Cress, Bob Terry, Jim Snell, Duke Peterson, Eddie David, Dave Soren-
son, Larry Harris, Dick Martin, Morgan Nelson, Bernie Ginsberg, Tom Jennings and all of Rex’s tennis buddies and lifelong friends. To honor Rex’s life with a charitable gift, donations may be made to: The Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Orders Association, 9500 Montgomery Blvd., NE, Suite 121, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111; The First United Methodist Church, 200 North Pennsylvania, Roswell, N.M. 88201; Grace Community Church, 935 West Mescalero, Roswell, N.M. 88201; Roswell Symphony Orchestra, 1717 West Second, Suite 205, Roswell, N.M. 88201. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.
Roswell Daily Record Monroe, Mich., and four children. Also surviving him is his nephew, Jim Ostrander, who was his caretaker for the last few years of his life. John was also a great-great uncle. We would like to thank all of the staff and volunteers at the VA Hospital, who cared so much about our uncle, and a special lady name Shelly, who visited him regularly and was by his side in the end. Condolences can be made online at lagronefuneralchapels.com Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.
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Graveside services are scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at 10 a.m., at South Park Cemetery, for John K. Ferguson, who passed away April 15, 2011, at the VA Hospital in Albuquerque. Sam Chaves will conduct the services, with the Roswell Veterans Honor Guard providing the military honors. John was born on March 11, 1946, to Kenneth and Susan Axe Ferguson, both have preceded him in death. He was also preceded by his wife, Virginia, and one sister, Carolyn. John served his country in the U.S. Navy, from 1963 to 1967. He was a carpenter who built his own house. Before his illness, he liked riding motorcycles, rebuilding V.W. Beetles, was also a licensed pilot and refurbished old airplanes. John is survived by his brother Tom Ferguson, a son, Johnny Ferguson, of
A rosary will be recited for Cecilia Gonzales, 73, of Roswell at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory. A communion service will be held Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 10 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2011, in Roswell. Cecilia was born July 19, 1938, in Roswell, to Amado Gonzales and Geneva Montoya. She loved gardening, cooking, listening to music, singing, dancing, and going to church. She was a giving person and always greeted you with her homemade tortillas, beans and hot chili. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She will be missed by all whom she leaves behind. Those left behind to cherish her memory are her children, Robert Matta, Amanda Matta Gunnels and husband W.R. Gunnels, Louisa Martinez and husband Alonso, Patsy Montantez, Christopher Arreola, Edward Montantez, and Gabriel Gonzales; grandchildren: Enrique
Arreola Jr., Santino Rodriguez, Louie Salcido, and Grisel Simon Rodriguez, Rachael Matta, Veronica Martinez, Antoinette Martinez, Estrella Montantez, Jasmine Montantez, Eddie Montantez, Jenna Montantez, Ricky Ray Linares, Antonia Montantez, Amanda Montantez, Michelel Montantez, Gabriel Gonzales Jr., Nicole Gonzales, Isiah Gonzales, Michael Linares, April Orrozco, Bobby Matta, Daniel Matta, and Stevie Matta; great-grandchildren, Desiree Linares Louie Salcido III, Champayne Salcido, Analissa Salcido, Breanna Her nandez, Aileen Rodriguez, Valarie Saldivar, Antonio Saldivar, Esiah Haner Gabreanna Gonzales, Crystal Matta, Emilo Orrozco, Faith Orrozco, Daniel Matta Jr., Breanna Matta, Champayne Matta, and Stevie Matta; brothers, Jimmy Gonzales and wife Helen and Benny Gonzales and wife Sofie; sisters, Geneva Guevera and husband Abraham and Lucy Gonzales; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Enrique Arreola, grandsons, Anthony Matta and Mario Montantez, sister, Prestina Grajeda, and brothers, Raymond Gonzales and Solomon Gonzales. Pallbearers will be Louie Salcido, Simon Rodriguez, Edward Montantez, Gabriel Gonzales, Grabriel Gonzales Jr., Bobby Matta, Alonso Martinez and Ubaldo Madrid Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Christopher Arreola, Michael Montantez, Robert Matta, Enrique Arreola, W.R. Gunnels, Louie Salcido III, Eddie Montantez and Isiah Gonzales. The family gives their deepest appreciation to Carmen Anaya, their best friend, from Frontier Medical, and Vanessa Torrez and staff, for their kindness and support. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family, in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.
‘Birther’ claims force GOP leaders to take a stand
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the conspiracy theory that won’t go away. And it’s forcing Republican officials and presidential contenders to pick sides: Do they think Barack Obama was born outside the United States and disqualified to be president? As the Republican candidates tiptoe through the minefield, Democrats are watching. They hope the debate will fire up their liberal base and perhaps tie the eventual GOP nominee to fringe beliefs that swing voters will reject. In recent days several prominent Republicans have distanced themselves, with varying degrees of emphasis, from the false claim that Obama was born in a foreign country. But with a new poll showing that two-thirds of adult Republicans either embrace the claim or are open to it, the GOP leaders for the most part are not calling for a broader ef fort to stamp out the allegations. “It’s a real challenge for the Republican Party and virtually every Republican candidate for president,” contends Democratic pollster Geoff Garin. If it’s not handled well, he said, allimportant independent voters might see Republicans as extreme or irrelevant. Many Americans consider claims of Obama’s for-
eign birth to be preposterous, unworthy of serious debate. Yet the “birther” issue threatens to overshadow the early stages of the GOP effort to choose a presidential nominee for 2012. Real estate mogul Donald Trump has stirred the pot lately, repeatedly saying Obama should provide his original birth certificate. From a political standpoint, it’s impossible to dismiss the matter as conspiratorial fantasy, akin to, say, claims that the 1969 moon landing was staged. In the latest New York Times-CBS News poll, 45 percent of adult Republicans said they believe Obama was born in another country, and 22 percent said they don’t know. Onethird of Republicans said they believe the president is native born. The same poll a year ago found considerably less suspicion among Republicans. A plurality of GOP adults then said Obama was U.S.-born, and 32 percent said they believed he was foreign-born. In the latest poll, about half of all independents said Obama was born in the United States. The other independents were about evenly split between those saying he is foreignborn and those saying they don’t know.
Ten percent of Democrats said Obama was born overseas, and 9 percent were unsure. Obama’s birth certificate indicates he was born in Hawaii in 1961. Newspaper birth announcements at the time reported the birth, and news organizations’ investigations have rebutted the birthers’ claims. The Constitution says a president must be a “natural born citizen.” Trump’s leap to the top tier of potential GOP presidential contenders in recent polls has frustrated party leaders who’d like the birthplace issue to go away. The House’s top Republicans —Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor — say
they are satisfied that Obama was born in Hawaii. But they have declined to criticize those who state otherwise, and Boehner has said it’s not his job to tell Americans what to think. T rump, meanwhile, keeps fueling the fire. Even though many people doubt he will run for president, he has forced other Republicans to take stands. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania have been the most direct in rejecting the birthers’ claims. “I believe the president was born in the United States,” Romney told CNBC. Santorum has no doubt that Obama was born in
Hawaii, and he “believes this debate distracts us from the real issues,” said his spokeswoman, Virginia Davis. Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour accepts the president’s word about his birthplace, his staff said. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty told an Iowa audience, “I’m not one to question the authenticity of Barack Obama’s birth certificate.” He added a little jab: ”When you look at his policies, I do question what planet he’s from.” When ABC’s George Stephanopoulos showed a copy of Obama’s birth certificate to Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, who was ambivalent at first, she said: “Well, then,
that should settle it. ... I take the president at his word.” Former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin gave mixed signals in a recent Fox News appearance. She praised Trump for “paying for researchers” to dig into claims of Obama’s foreign birth. But she added, ”I think that he was born in Hawaii because there was a birth announcement put in the newspaper.” Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has dismissed claims that Obama is foreign-bor n, calling them a distraction. But on a February radio show, Huckabee referred to Obama’s “having grown up in Kenya,” the birthplace of the president’s father.
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Sunday, April 24, 2011
State questions some spending for Hispanic fresco ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — The 4,000-square-foot fresco in the entrance tower to the National Hispanic Cultural Center with its hundreds of historical images is a masterpiece and a state treasure, according to New Mexico’s cultural affairs secretary. Still, she’s looking for a refund of some $380,000 in state money spent on the project, insisting that the Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation used that amount to cover costs that weren’t allowed. The fresco was funded by capital outlay appropriations, which are restricted to construction, Cultural Affairs Secretary Veronica Gonzales wrote in a March 30 letter to foundation president Clara Apodaca.
Apodaca retur ned an unspent $138,360 the next day. However, she told Gonzales the foundation does not believe it’s responsible for reimbursing money already spent because the were expenditures approved by the previous Cultural Affairs administration. The foundation relied on guidance from that agency and the Department of Finance and Administration to ensure contracts complied with capital outlay requirements, Apodaca said in her March 31 response to Gonzales. “The fact is we had a contract with the Department of Cultural Affairs and we listed everything,” she said in an interview with The Associated Press.
Detail of the 4,000-square-foot fresco in the entrance tower to the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque.
NM water problems also drying up farmers’ cash
LAS CRUCES (AP) — The shortage of water in the Rio Grande this year also is hurting southern New Mexico farmers’ pocketbooks. That’s because of having to pump groundwater in addition to paying fees associated with irrigation water from the river. The Las Cruces SunNews reports that farmers in the Elephant Butte Irrigation District pay an annual fee of $80 per acre before the irrigation season starts to stake a claim on a share of the Rio Grande water. They must pay the fee even if they receive only a small amount of water this year rather than the normal 2 acre-feet per acre. An acre-foot is about 326,000 gallons, enough to meet the annual water needs of one to two U.S. households. Fees, called assessments, are the district’s main source of revenue to manage a network of irrigation canals and drainage ditches and pay personnel. Water deliveries haven’t begun because the governing board hasn’t set an official start date. Far mers don’t know how much they’ll get during the season, although officials have said it would be just 3 acre-inches per acre based on what’s currently in storage at Elephant Butte Lake. “Can you imagine the guy that may have several thousands of acres of water rights he’s having to pay for, but he’s not getting any water of it?” said Las Cruces pecan grower Phillip Arnold. “It’s one of those deals where you’re not happy about it, but you’ve got to continue to keep the district in place.” Growers who don’t pay could forfeit their right to future water, according to the irrigation district’s website. In addition, unpaid bills can lead to a lien on the property, and the district could foreclose on it. The district board plans a special meeting Friday,
and likely will decide on an initial allotment for the irrigation season, said irrigation district manager Gary Esslinger. The assessments farmers pay account for most of the district’s $8 million annual budget, said Esslinger. Esslinger said he’s cut personnel from 107 employees to 93, trimmed equipment purchases and reduced overtime to save money. District employees haven’t seen a pay raise in four years, he said. The district cannot just shut down to save money in years when there’s little water, said Las Cruces pecan far mer John Clayshulte. Infrastructure must be maintained, and it would be impractical to lay of f ditch-riders — staff members who shunt water from one canal to the next — because of the qualifications needed for the job, he said. Elephant Butte Irrigation District is run by a board of farmers, and “I’m going on the assumption that, if they could find a cheaper way to run the system, they probably would because they’re affected by it,” Clayshulte said. Far mers also said the financial outlook is made worse by the need for water in a short water year. That means they must either pay another grower to use that farmer’s allotment of water or turn to electric-, natural gas- and diesel-run groundwater pumps. The expense of pumping will be significant this year with rising fuel prices, Clayshulte said. Fuel costs alone will range from $30 to $40 per acre, and if someone must re-drill or rebuild a well, the cost will increase to $60 or $70 per acre, he said. It costs from $60,000 to $80,000 to replace a well, Clayshulte said. His own operation, he said, has no choice but to pump water.
“We followed the contract exactly.” “The mistakes of the fresco allocation were not made by the foundation, but on the part of previous DCA and DFA administrations, as both of the departments should be well-versed in how capital outlay should be spent,” she wrote Gonzales. Cultural Affairs is not questioning money spent on the fresco on the concave walls of the torreon, or tower, that greets visitors to the cultural center in Albuquerque. The images on the fresco, which opened in October after nine years in the making, depict 3,000 years of Hispanic history from Europe to the American Southwest. The project received a total of $812,500 in two state appropriations in 2007 and 2008. Rather, Cultural Affairs wants the foundation to repay $241,494 — in addition to the money already returned — contending it went for imper missible spending, including $162,500 in administrative costs. Apodaca said those costs included salaries for herself and support staff and other costs to monitor the project. She met with state officials earlier this month and “all agreed there’s been some mistakes made,” Apodaca said. Gonzales said her agency has taken control of the project and initiated an independent audit of both her agency and the foundation to determine where failures occurred. Said Apodaca, “We’ve been very honest and straightforward, we com-
Detail of the 4,000-square-foot fresco in the entrance tower to the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque.
piled all the invoices. We can account for every penny we spent. What was left over, we returned, and if the audit finds we need to retur n more, we will return it.” That, however, would require fundraising, she said. Gonzales expects the audit to be finished in two to three weeks. She said it’s unlikely the amount her agency seeks will go down. The memorandum of understanding Apodaca originally signed with Cultural Affairs included a full-length documentary, educational materials and art books. “If they disallow some of these things, we might be disputing it because it’s listed,” Apodaca said. Cultural Af fairs, in a December review during
the previous administration, found the foundation adequately accounted for the money and complied with contractual requirements, state laws and regulations, Apodaca wrote. But Gonzales concluded there were serious mistakes with the funds’ distribution. Apodaca wants the foundation and the cultural center to have a say in how the returned money is spent. She listed certain needs, including fixing leaks in the torreon’s roof, lighting and work on the floor. Gonzales and Finance and Administration Secretary Richard May agreed to some infrastructure spending in an April 6 meeting with Apodaca and put that in writing last Monday. Apodaca said the fresco
also needs audio to tell visitors what they’re seeing. “When you walk in, it’s a beautiful exhibit, but you don’t understand,” she said. Equipping visitors with audio would explain the magnitude of history that the fresco represents. The foundation did a DVD on the fresco’s October opening, but hasn’t finished a planned onehour documentary that already has cost more than $69,000. Historians have been interviewed and the script is finished, Apodaca said. The foundation also planned a book and brochures. Gonzales said capital appropriations don’t allow such education-related spending.
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This clock, donated by Nancy Phillips, will be up for auction at the ninth annual Make Time for Kids event.
It’s time to make time CASA’s ninth annual Make Time for Kids event is Friday, April 29
ERIN GREEN RECORD VISTAS EDITOR
With every tick of the clock, another second passes. Most people hardly notice these ticks — 3,600 of them each hour, 86,400 of them each day. But for those children in Roswell and Chaves County subject to abuse or neglect, each of these ticks stands for another moment passing without a loving hug or kiss, another moment passing without affection, another moment passing without a lack of fear of an abusive parent. But the ticking of the clocks can also help make the world a better place for such children. Chaves County CASA’s Make Time for Kids, an event featuring an auction of clocks made by local artists, craftspeople and community members, raises funds to support CASA’s programs. The ninth annual event will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, April 29, at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. The event, sponsored by CASA, Taylor Orthodontics, Bank of the Southwest, Bullock’s Jewelers, Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, the United Way, Fulkerson Services, Pecos Flavors Winery, Leprino and Rosemary and Rolla Hinkle, is free and open to the public. Proceeds will benefit CASA’s programs, which serve children who are abused, neglected, abandoned, sexually molested, at-risk or who are victims of domestic violence. Many of the 1,100 children CASA serves each year are profoundly underprivileged, according to CarrieLeigh Cloutier, Chaves County CASA executive director. Children at risk may benefit tremendously by the Make Time for Kids event, where more than 100 clocks of all shapes, sizes and mediums will be auctioned off, Cloutier said. “(Make Time for Kids) promises to be bigger and better than ever,” Cloutier said, adding that people often continue donating clocks for the auction until the day of the event. Some of the clocks up for auction this year include a hand-embroi-
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A basket of dog treats and toys and other dog-related items will be auctioned off at Make Time for Kids to raise money for Emma, the CASA therapy dog. Cloutier said the dog helps reduce trauma in abused and neglected kids.
dered pillow clock donated by Brothers and Sisters in Stitches, a bird clock donated by Nancy Phillips and a clock shaped like a pair of legs donated by Darla Perry. A basket full of dog toys, treats and other dog-related items will also be auctioned off to raise money for Emma,
the CASA therapy dog, Cloutier said. The basket was donated by Roswell Livestock and Farm Supply, Paws, Claws & Hooves and Judy Ar mstrong. Those wanting to help by donating a clock are welcome to do so; clockworks and clock hands are available
at Taylor Orthodontics, 200 E. Wilshire Blvd., Suite E. Finished clocks may be dropped off there as well. A “Star Wars” comic book collection has also been donated for auction by Jody Alpers. “It’s apparently a really nifty collection,” Cloutier said. In addition to the clocks, those attending the event may also buy tickets for a chance to win a number of “Make Time ...” prize packages. Such packages include a set of golf clubs, a room redecoration, a spa weekend, a spa day for 13 and a number of hunting packages, including ones for wild pigs, deer, turkeys and Barbary sheep. “These hunts are fully outfitted with guides and food and equipment,” Cloutier said. Prize packages also include a home-cooked meal for two by Cindy Ragsdale and a bouquet a month by Barringer’s. A live auction of a “money tree” — a tree decorated with lottery tickets and scratchers — will also be held. Because of “dramatic” budget cuts from Santa Fe, the need is greater than ever, Cloutier said. “These are tough times. ... We have received huge cuts from Santa Fe. We are terrified that children are at terrible risk of being abused or neglected,” Cloutier said. “This event is key and every dollar helps.” But, Cloutier added, participation in any form is helpful. Whether by bidding on a clock, buying tickets for the prize drawings or volunteering with CASA, any help is appreciated, she said. Plus, she noted, the event is always fun. “One thing I love about our fundraisers is that they’re fun,” Cloutier said. “You don’t even have to buy anything, you can just come and enjoy the event.” For those who find bidding makes them hungry, Roswell Regional Hospital is catering the food. “Oh my gosh, the menu is amazing,” Cloutier said. For more information about the event or to inquire about making a donation or volunteering, call CASA at 625-0112 or log onto casakids.org, or to inquire about making a clock, call Taylor Orthodontics at 622-4369. email@example.com
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Kid’s independence comes when parents learn to let go
QUESTION: There’s so much on the news about child abductions, murders, etc. that I often find myself in a panic when it comes to my tween girls. How can I overcome the urge to just lock them in their rooms until they reach adulthood? JIM: We hear so much bad news today that we often feel like there’s danger lurking everywhere. A survey by the Mayo Clinic revealed that these are the five things parents are most worried about: 1) kidnapping; 2) school snipers; 3) terrorists; 4) dangerous strangers; and 5) drugs. Those things certainly are scary. But now consider the five things that, in reality, are the most likely to cause death to children under the age of eighteen, according to the Centers for Disease Control: 1) car accidents; 2) homicide — usually at the hands of someone they know; 3) child abuse; 4) suicide; and 5) drowning. These are frightening, too, but they probably aren’t the first things that come to mind when you worry about your girls. As The New York Times has observed, there’s a disconnect going on here. In the age of 24-hour news, we hear horrible stories of abductions and school shooters, but the fact is that in the grand scheme of things, those things are rare — they are the worst-case scenarios. Thank goodness! Statistically, the least-safe thing we can do with our kids is drive them somewhere. And yet most of us do that every day. According to Christie Barnes, author of “The Paranoid Parents Guide,” moms and dads are worrying more at a time when statistics for homicide, kidnapping
WEDDING AND ANNIVERSARIES Michael and Carolyn Drew Michael D. Drew and Carolyn D. Drew celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 22, 2011. They were united in marriage at the Trinity United Methodist Church by the Reverend Kenneth Ford in April 1961. The groom is the son of Walter Dark and Margaret (Drew) Dark. The bride, daughter of Lois and Merrill Dean Gibbs, was given away by her father Merrill Dean Gibbs; best man, friend of the groom, was Nelson Clyde Hicks and matron of honor was Susan Gibbs Stephens, sister of the bride. Mike and Carolyn met while Mike was stationed at Walker Air Force Base and Carolyn was employed at Mountain Bell Telephone Company. Mike and Carolyn have been blessed with one son, Michael T.; one granddaughter, Heather Marie Drew Albin; one special grandson-in-law, Joshua Albin and one great-grandson, Jonathan Albin. After Mike was discharged from the Air Force, he immediately found employment in Roswell and in 1975 started to work at the Roswell Fire Department. Mike retired from the Fire Department in 1992 attaining the rank of battalion chief. He was able to spend some quality time with his mom until she passed away. Mike also spent many hours doing the house cleaning, keeping up with the maintenance of the yard and vehicles while Carolyn continued to work. This allowed them to spend the weekends doing fun stuff together. Carolyn was employed at several businesses as a receptionist until she retired in December of 2003 from Century 21 Home Planning. Mike and Carolyn have enjoyed working together on old cars and fixing up
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and even traffic deaths are actually going down. Certainly, there are dangers out there. And even if some of them are rare, we don’t want our kids to be that one exception to the rule. We need to take the appropriate measures to protect them. But we also need to be careful not to be overly fearful for their safety. That can be paralyzing. It’s all about finding the proper balance. ** ** ** QUESTION: Our daughter is 14 and wants to do group dates. Is that appropriate for a 14-year-old, and when would you recommend single or group dating? JULI: As you wrestle through decisions regarding your daughter and dating, I’d encourage you to consider a few questions. First, what do you mean by “group dating”? There’s a big difference between a group of 14-year-olds going to Denny’s for pancakes after the school play and teens hanging out in someone’s basement unsupervised. In my opinion, any mixed-gender interaction among 14year-olds should be supervised by adults. Even the most levelheaded 14-year-old is not mature enough to handle
Zagone and Weigandt
Michael and Carolyn Drew
Penny McDevitt-Hanak of Roswell, and Joseph A. Zagone of Ruidoso, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jeanette Zagone, to Brian Weigandt, son of Ken and Debbie Weigandt of Denver, Colo. Brian and Jeanette are 2009 graduates from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Brian has a degree in architecture and planning and is presently working at the Denver International Airport. Jeanette has a degree in architectural engineering and is presently working at RNL
Jeanette Zagone and Brian Weigandt
Design in Denver. They are planning a spring wedding in 2012.
Louie and Neadie Hoekstra
their home. Mike has built several car models and won awards on all of them. They traveled to Albuquerque to a regional car show and also won awards. You might have seen the “Deuce” in the Scale Auto Magazine a few years back. Mike and Carolyn also enjoyed their “real cars” and on many Saturday and Sunday afternoons could be found at the local drag strip either racing one of their cars or rooting for their son and his race car. Carolyn has enjoyed crocheting, counted cross stitch and other handwork and has given most of the items away as gifts. They have been blessed by our family and many friends throughout the past 50 years and thank you all.
Louie & Neadie Hoekstra celebrated their 50th anniversary. They were married on April 21, 1961, in Belleflower, Calif. Louie was a dairyman. They have resided here in Roswell for 10 years relocating from California. They celebrated with their family April 7-10, 2011, in Las Vegas Nev. Their children are David and Sheri Hoekstra of Roswell, Darla and Arie Breedyk of Dexter, Doree and T im Figueroa of Littlefield, Texas, Daylene and Marc Gohres of Las Vegas, Nev. They have 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Charles and Marilyn Heimmermann Mr. and Mrs. Charles Heimmermann recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Charlie and Marilyn were married on April 22, 1961, in Appleton, Wis., and have lived in Roswell for 38 years. They have two children, Dean Heimmermann of Indialantic, Fla., and Debbie Heimmermann (Jimmy Stout) of Roswell.
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Mr. and Mrs. Charles Heimmermann
the emotional and physical pressures that come with an exclusive dating relationship or with unsupervised contact with the opposite sex. Every parent will have a different opinion about the magic age when his or her daughter is ready to date, whether alone or in a group. Wise parents might even have a different answer for different children, as some mature more quickly than others. Whatever age you decide to let your daughter date, prepare her for it. Think about it this way: Many states require 50 or more supervised hours behind the wheel, plus a written and driving test before issuing a driver’s license to a teenager. Why don’t we have a similar approach to dating? Observe your daughter in mixed-gender situations. How does she behave with the opposite sex? Have you talked to her about what to do if she gets into a compromising situation? Has she shared with you why she wants to date and what her standards are? Have you considered your role in helping her screen potential boyfriends and in supervising dating relationships? Dating can be a wonderful aspect of teen life, but it is also fraught with serious dangers. Treat it that way! ** ** ** Jim Daly is president of Focus on the Family, host of the Focus on the Family radio program, and a husband and father of two. Dr. Juli Slattery is a licensed psychologist, co-host of Focus on the Family, author of several books, and a wife and mother of three. Submit your questions to: ask@FocusOnTheFamily.com. © 2011 Focus on the Family
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Information on healing a damaged metabolism, new cleaning products and accessories featuring ribbon blanket binding will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday, April 26, at 9:30 p.m., and on Thursday, April 28, at noon. All times are Mountain. Catherine Carrigan is going to talk about how to heal a damaged metabolism. Her company is Total Fitness in Atlanta, Ga. Laura Dellutri will demonstrate several new products on the market to make dreaded spring cleaning not so difficult. Her company is The Healthy Housekeeper Inc., in Overland Park, Kan. Michele Muska is with Simplicity Creative Group, and she’s going to show how make a variety of accessories featuring ribbon blanket binding, which can be easily made with a new machine from Simplicity. She lives in Antioch, Tenn. Information on machine appliqué, cooking catfish and peanuts for weight loss will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday, April 26, at noon and on Saturday, April 30, at 2 p.m. All times are Mountain. June Mellinger, director of education with Brother Sewing Machines, will demonstrate automatic machine appliqué techniques. She’s from Bridgewater, N.J. Chef Brian Stapleton of North Carolina Farm Raised Catfish, will talk about the benefits of eating catfish as he prepares some of his favorite recipes which he serves at The Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, N.C. Gayle Stephenson represents the Texas Peanut Producers Board in Lubbock, Texas, and she says that peanuts not only give us energy but also can help us with weight loss, and she’ll explain how to accomplish this. What is a damaged metabolism? Many people have a hard time losing weight or maintaining their weight because they have a damaged metabolism. If you have struggled with diet after diet, exercise program after exercise program and nothing seems to work, this may be why. Metabolism is scientifically defined as the sum total of the breaking down and the building up processes in the body. If you have a damaged metabolism, you are breaking down faster than you are building up. Your metabolic rate has been lowered by years of stress and possibly over-exercising and not eating enough food or enough of the right foods. If you have a degenerative disease of aging — diabetes, osteoporosis, thyroid problems, heart disease, chronic fatigue — these are clear signs that you have a damaged metabolism. If you have adrenal burnout from years of unrelenting stress, and/or you have insulin resistance, you definitely have a damaged metabolism. About 20-30 percent of people under the age of 35 and 70-80 percent of people over the age of 35 have a damaged metabolism. If you have a damaged metabolism, you will have to eat and exercise differently from someone with a healthy metabolism in order to heal your metabolism and lose weight. People with a damaged metabolism will need to keep their heart rate below 90 bpm when they do cardiovascular exercise. That is because the body has to release the stress hormones cortisol and adrenalin in order to keep the heart rate above 90 bpm, such as in running or spinning classes. If you have a damaged metabolism, you may find yourself gaining weight if you eat more carbohydrates than your body can handle. If you have a damaged metabolism, you must focus on becoming healthy and rebuilding your metabolism in order to lose weight and be thin and healthy the rest of your life. Follow these five steps: 1. Nutrition. Eat five mini meals every day of real food, not products. You can download free recipes on our website, as well as a shopping list of healthy foods, at http ://totalfitness.net/nutrition%20recipes.htm 2. Rest. Once you are out of complete exhaustion, make sure you are getting 10 hours of rest each and every day. 3. Hormonally appropriate exercise. Begin to move in ways that actually heal your metabolism, not break it down. Avoid high intensity cardio where your heart rate exceeds 90 beats per minute. Include relaxing yoga — NOT hot yoga like Bikram — tai chi, qi gong and walking. As your energy level improves, lift weights 2-3 times per week for 20-45 minutes at a time. Rest between sets. 4. Taper off toxic chemicals. In short, clean up your lifestyle. 5. Be patient! Many people have spent the past 10, 20, 30 or even 40 years starving themselves, over-exercising, being excessively stressed, taking drugs and being inconsistent with their exercise program. The key is to get on a good program and stay on it. Excellence is built on a life of good habits. “Creative Living” is produced and hosted by Sheryl Borden. The show is carried by more than 118 PBS stations in the United States, Canada, Guam and Puerto Rico and is distributed by Westlink, Albuquerque.
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Sunday, April 24, 2011
Gulf disaster renews debate over Arctic oil spill
WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, some experts are pondering the next doomsday scenario — a massive oil well blowout in the icy waters off Alaska’s northern coast. Like the deepest waters of the Gulf, the shallow but frigid seas off Alaska are a new frontier for oil and gas exploration. The reserves are large but come with risks. With no roads connecting remote coastal towns, storms and fog that can ground aircraft, no deep-water ports for ships and the nearest Coast Guard station about 1,000 miles away — it would be nearly impossible to respond on the scale that was needed last year to stop a runaway oil well and clean up the mess. That means the burden to respond would rest to an even greater degree on the company doing the drilling. Like a backcountry camper, an oil company drilling off Alaska would have to bring all the equipment needed to the isolated drilling site. And the federal government, at least in the early stages, would be far away from the scene. Unlike the Gulf, where tens of thousands of oil wells and runoff have tainted the waters for decades, a spill in the Arctic risks tainting a pristine and sensitive landscape, one that has not been as well studied and where drilling in federal waters is limited. That makes it harder to deter mine what toll a spill would have on the endangered polar bears, migrating whales and other wildlife that make use of the oilrich seas. While critics of offshore drilling in Alaska have long raised the specter of a massive spill, the accident in the Gulf last April highlighted shortcomings in spill preparedness. In the aftermath, experts such as Thad Allen — the government’s point person on the Gulf spill — and the presidential oil spill commission have questioned whether companies and
the government are adequately prepared to overcome the challenges of responding to an Arctic spill. “We ought to be extremely careful about the Arctic, because we know that spill response and the Coast Guard cannot get to the Arctic very well,” Cherry Murray, a member of the presidential oil spill panel, told a committee on ocean energy safety this week. “And cleanup is going to be considerably more difficult.” Despite lessons learned from the massive response to the Macondo well blowout on April 20 a year ago, some of the techniques deployed — skimming, burning and the application of chemical dispersants — either wouldn’t work in the frigid seas and stormy skies off Alaska or would be less effective. Booms, depending on the degree of ice cover, can freeze. Ice can also clog the suction devices used to mop up the spill, reducing how much oil can be collected. Depending on the time of year a spill occurred, even daylight can be scarce. “The problem is on what order of magnitude are you prepared to respond, and I don’t really think we know that,” said Allen, now a senior fellow at the Rand Corp. think tank. “That doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t proceed, but everyone needs to know that’s a very, very difficult place to operate.” Allen, in an interview with The Associated Press, listed the challenges: The largest city anywhere close to the drilling, Barrow, has extremely limited motel space; there is no hangar for aircraft, a must in stor my and variable weather, and the shallow water means no port. “One has to wonder, at the height of the Macondo spill, we engaged over 45,000 people and thousands of thousands of boats,” Allen said. “Depending on the type of problem you might encounter there, the lack of infrastructure, lack of forward operating bases, austerity of the envi-
An undated handout artist rendering provided by the Shell Oil Company shows a graphic of Shell’s Alaska subsea containment system for those water depths. ronment, plus the distance to port is problematic.” The renewed focus on the obstacles to spill response off Alaska comes as the Obama administration is under increasing pressure to boost domestic oil production as a means of tempering high gasoline prices. President Barack Obama last month set a target of reducing foreign oil imports by a third by 2025. To reach that goal, he will need the oil and gas off Alaska, where an estimated 27 billion barrels of oil lies beneath the ocean floor. That’s 2.5 times the amount produced in the entire Gulf of Mexico since 1990. Yet despite these huge reserves, the costs of drilling in the Arctic, along with permitting delays and lawsuits have resulted in fewer than 100 wells being drilled in federal waters there. Only about three dozen of those are in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas off Alaska’s northern and northwest coasts. In December, in part because of concerns about responding to an oil spill, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar canceled the sale of new oil and gas leases in the Arctic. And a federal court recently ordered the agency to go back
and analyze the risks of a large oil spill for a 2008 Chukchi lease sale, including how it would be handled. While the department said it would honor existing leases, delays in permitting have caused the only company that was seeking to drill a new exploratory well in federal waters off Alaska to postpone those plans until 2012. That company, Shell Oil Co., says it will be fully prepared as the law requires to handle a worst-case spill, in the unlikely event that one occurs. Peter Velez, Shell’s oil spill response manager, told the AP that equipment would be stationed offshore with the drilling rig and could start skimming oil within an hour of a spill. The company also will have onsite back-up blowout preventers, the valve tower on the sea floor that is supposed to shut a well in the event of a blowout. The one on the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf failed to halt the flow of oil and gas. And in another difference from the Gulf disaster, a new capping and containment system still under construction could reach its target within a day. In BP’s
case in the Gulf, the equipment that eventually contained the spill before the well was killed needed to be built from scratch. “We will have enough equipment at each of the locations to meet, and in most cases exceed, the worst-case discharge,” Velez said. In the spill last April, the worst seemed to happen — a super deep well in about a mile of water and nearly 3 1/2 miles below the ocean floor erupted, spilling as much as 2.4 million gallons of oil into the Gulf each day. A spill of that magnitude is much less likely in the Arctic, according to experts, because drilling would occur in shallow water, where pressures are much less than in the deep-water Gulf. Ice, which can be an obstacle to clean up, can also act as a natural barrier to a spill. And the frigid water means the oil would be slower to degrade, buying more time to apply dispersants, burn off oil and use other cleanup techniques — though potentially exposing wildlife to more toxins. Exploratory drilling, as Shell points out, would be limited to the open water season from July-October.
RedBrick Pizza to hold grand opening party May 2 JONATHAN ENTZMINGER RECORD STAFF WRITER
RedBrick Pizza opened its doors in Roswell in January, and will be celebrating its grand opening on Monday, May 2. The pizza parlor that boasts “the highest quality ingredients” will host festivities from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Roswell Chamber of Commerce Redcoats will be on hand to inaugurate the business into the city. The state only has five RedBrick stores, according to RedBrick Pizza Master Developer Neil Bhakta. The California-based franchise has established a reputation across the U.S. for offering more than just pizza. The parlor offers beer, gelato, salads and wine in addition to using hand-rolled dough, Italian cheeses, and premium gourmet ingredients. Bhakta touched on a few of the pizza franchise’s keystones. “We’re known for our fire roasted RedBrick pizza,” Bhakta said. “One of our mottos is, ‘You deserve the best.’” Offering quality food is just one facet of the RedBrick brand. The Roswell store gives back to the community through nonprofit charities, like CASA, and embodies the spirit of volunteerism. “We try to support the community as much as we can,” Bhakta said. “We’ve done a lot of fundraisers.” He added that on charity cafe days, the store donate 15 to 20 percent of proceeds to local organization. The grand opening will also feature giveaways, lunch discounts, raffles and other special activities, with participation from other local radio media. For more information, call 623-6300.
Merchandising Consultant to speak at Chamber of Commerce
The Small Business Development Center at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell has joined forces with the Roswell Chamber of Commerce and the Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce to present a series of merchandising workshops designed to help local retailers increase their sales and gain customers. Terry Elton, a merchandising consultant, retail columnist and author, will be sharing merchandising secrets he’s learned over 40 years of experience in the trade. Elton will discuss product placement and presentation, traffic flow, how to create the ambiance and atmosphere that will increase sales and more. A limited number of participants in the workshop will have the opportunity to sign up for a follow-up private in-store consultation. Presentations will be held in Roswell at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce Conference Room from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 3 and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 4. In-store consultations will be available in Roswell after the Wednesday presentation. Elton will be in Ruidoso on Thursday, May 5, where a
workshop will be presented at ENMU-Ruidoso, Room 105, from 5:30 through 6:30 p.m. Consultations in Ruidoso will be available to a limited number of attendees on Friday. Elton was a buyer and merchandising manager before being recruited by Hallmark Cards to work as their Merchandising Strategist for national accounts. He retired after 25 years with Hallmark to form his own company. As a consultant, he works with retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada that want to revamp and improve their function, image and presentation. The price for any of the workshops is $15. Members of the Roswell Chamber of Commerce are eligible for a $5 discount. Individual consultations will cost $25. For more information or to make reservations, call the Roswell Chamber of Commerce at 623-5695, or the SBDC in Roswell at 624-7133, or the SBDC in Ruidoso at 937-9593.
Quintana said. She practiced in Albuquerque for 10 years, then moved to Roswell about a month ago, attracted by the opportunity to work with Whitwam and Wenner. She says she enjoys the slower pace of Roswell as compared with Albuquerque and appreciates Roswell Regional Hospital and the medical staff. She also says she appreciates the hospital’s focus on patient care, which is more than just rhetoric. Other hospitals say they are focused on patient care but it’s not “necessarily the culture,” she said. Quintana performs general surgery, including gall bladder and appendix removal, hernia repair and surgery to treat breast disease. She says she enjoys treating the endocrine system, the thyroid gland and especially the parathyroid glands. When she is not in the hospital, Quintana said she enjoys hiking, bicycling, yoga, cooking and traveling.
ARTESIA— To help celebrate 40 years in business, Devon Energy has launched $40K for Kids, a program that offers a $40,000 grant to a New Mexico school or other nonprofit educational organization. Devon will award a total of eight $40,000 grants in areas where the company has field operations, including New Mexico. “This is the perfect way for us to express our appreciation for the communities that surround our operations,” Don Mayberry, Devon production superintendent in Southeast New Mexico, said. “Contributing to projects that support youth and education is important to us. The ‘$40K for Kids Program’ reaffirms that commitment.” Schools and 501(c)(3) organizations are eligible. Submissions must be for an education-based project or program that is either located in or affects an area where Devon has field operations. Programs or projects that support higher education are ineligible, as are requests for individual support. Devon will select the top applications within each state and make visits to learn more about the organization and its plan for the grant money. Winners will be notified in November 2011. The $40K for Kids entry form and essay questions can be found at devonenergy.com in the “Community Relations” section of the website. Entry packets must be received by June 10. Applications may be mailed to Devon Energy at 777 Main St., Ste. 2200, Fort Worth, TX 76102. For more information, email Amanda Beard at Amanda.Beard@dvn.com.
Roswell Regional Hospital is now offering physical therapy and has two new physical therapists. Courtney Leeser and Shrillia Luna have been on staff since the beginning of April and are offering outpatient therapy, including post-operative therapy and rehabilitation conditioning, in addition to in-hospital therapy. Leeser said a patient must have a physician’s order to receive physical therapy. The therapists also take patients referred by the Roswell Regional Family Care Walk-In Clinic, 2335 N. Main St. Leeser grew up in El Paso and did her undergraduate work at Texas Tech and the University of Texas at El Paso where she graduated summa cum laude. She was president of her physical therapy class while earning a master’s of physical therapy from UTEP. Luna, a Roswell native and Goddard High School graduate, received a bachelor’s degree in sports and exercise science from West Texas A&M University, then attended the graduate program at UTEP, where she completed her master’s of physical therapy. Luna worked a year in what is now University Medical Center in El Paso, where she dealt with trauma-1 level patients and became experienced in wound care and working with acute orthopedic and ICU patients.
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Dr. Doris Quintana has joined Dr. Paul Whitwam and Dr. Donald Wenner in their practice. Quintana comes to Roswell from Albuquerque, where she was part of a large group practice, operating mainly at Presbyterian Hospital. The northern New Mexico native did her undergraduate work at the University of New Mexico and received a master’s degree from New Mexico State University before attending medical school in Michigan. “Then I started back to New Mexico via Oklahoma City where I completed my residency in general surgery,”
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DEAR ABBY: My mother and stepfather, “Rick,” are being divorced after 12 years of marriage. Mom had an affair, and I understand that Rick is angry, but he is being vindictive. My sisters and I have tried hard to maintain a relationship with him, but he doesn’t understand this is HIS divorce. It shouldn’t involve us or the rest of the family, but Rick has involved everyone. He says we have to choose sides, and if we’re on his side, we must cut off contact with our mother. When we said we weren’t about to take sides, he got angry. He has told his side of the family that we’re horrible people, and they’re not allowed to have contact with us any longer. Abby, these are people we have known for 12 years. They want a relationship with us and we with them, but after the terrible things Rick has said about us, we don’t know if we can face them. Please tell us what to do. Any advice would be helpful. NEEDS AN OPINION IN VIRGINIA
DEAR NEEDS AN OPINION: Your almost-former stepfather is upset. He wants to punish your mother. For him to demand you “divorce” her in order to maintain a relationship with him is childish and unre-
Dear Heloise: I have a vacuum cleaner that uses a HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air — Heloise) filter and a foam-type filter that covers the HEPA filter. The FILTERS ARE REALLY DIR TY, even after one week, so I purchased an additional set. I can vacuum the HEPA filter, wash the foam filter and allow each to dry. Then I swap the dirty filters the next week. Anything helps to keep out the dust. — Dorie W. in Salem, Ore. Glad this method worked for you. For other readers, depending on the type and brand of vacuum, cleaning instructions
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alistic. The only person he’s really isolating is himself, which is sad. Rick’s family has had 12 years to get to know you and your sisters. I’m sure they recognize that he is being irrational. Please don’t allow yourselves to be intimidated by whatever he might have said about you. Talk to them. Burn no bridges. The divorce will end and life will go on. If the relationship you have had with these people was built on a solid foundation, it will endure.
HHHHH DEAR ABBY: I am an average-looking, middle-aged woman. I have many friends and a career I love. What I do not have is a partner. It breaks my heart. I feel excluded from an important part of life — romantic love. I have had relationships with men. All of them were disasters. At the age I am now, there
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may be different. It is extremely important to read the user manual or check online for suggested cleaning methods. Many manufacturers suggest cleaning the filters with WATER ONLY — no detergent. And you
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seems to be little or no hope of finding anyone. Most of my friends are married or in committed relationships, and I feel like an outsider. I am involved in my church and my career, and to all outward appearances, I look happy and successful. But, Abby, inside I am terrified that I’ll be alone forever. Sometimes I wonder how I will survive this life. How do I cope with my sadness and my fear of being alone forever? I hope for some good advice. SINGLE IN DIXIE DEAR SINGLE: There are worse things than being alone. Chief among them is being stuck in a relationship (formal or otherwise) with someone who isn’t right for you. If you are spending most of your time with couples, perhaps you should arrange to spend more time with other singles. Expand your circle. Travel, if you can afford it. It will make you a less depressed, more interesting person to be around. If you need help for your depression, talk to a therapist. But never tell yourself you will NEVER meet someone. It’s selfdefeating. People of every age meet and fall in love every day, and they are being married at later ages, too.
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should let them dry naturally/air -dry, meaning no hair dryer or microwave. Be sure the filter is COMPLETELY dry before replacing it. Heloise
HHHHH Dear Readers: Here are some other uses for hair conditioner: * Loosen a tight ring. * Use for shaving legs. * Rub a little on dry cuticles. * Add some to rinse water for lingerie. Heloise
HHHHH Dear Heloise: I bought my daughter a pair of red leather Mary Janes. The first time she wore them, she scuffed the toes — hot-pink scuffs. I didn’t have any red shoe polish. So I thought of a red crayon — it’s colored wax. I matched as closely as possible, then I buffed it. A near-perfect match! I’ve used navy blue, too. Maybe this will help another mother of a rowdy young one. Jamie Staton, via fax
Hi, Heloise: Here’s another hint for using an old address book: List television movies you’ve seen (and grade them on a scale of 1-10) to avoid watching films you’ve already seen. Saves frustration and time. Mary in Naples, Fla.
Dear Heloise: I love jewelry, especially gold rings with diamonds in them. I usually want the ring for my index or middle finger. I have large fingers and hated always having to pay extra for a large size, and most stores don’t carry large women’s ring sizes. I have found that some men’s rings, actually, fit more comfortably, and when worn don’t look masculine at all. — Shelly in Texas This sounds like a moneysaver to me! You save money because rings don’t have to be sized, which can cost upward of $40 per ring! So, it’s definitely worth looking into. Heloise
HHHHH Dear Heloise: The background music on TV shows is downright disturbing, irritating, obnoxious, intolerable and just too much. It can drive you to another, quieter channel. I usually turn the volume down, but then I can’t hear what the person is saying. Theresa in New Jersey
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Sunday, April 24, 2011
NY MoMath museum aims to add to math appreciation
NEW YORK (AP) â€” Mathematics. Itâ€™s a subject that can elicit groans and exclamations of â€œboring.â€? But Glen Whitney, a former hedge-fund quantitative analyst, is betting he can change that with a formula that looks like this: math (equals) discovery (equals) beauty (equals) fun. Whitney is planning to open the only museum in the United States dedicated to mathematics. MoMath, which will center on the wonders of mathematics and its connections with art, science and finance, is scheduled to open in New York City sometime in 2012, with the help of a $2 million grant from Google. There are many great math teachers in the United States, but the subjectâ€™s joy of discovery is lost to the â€œtyranny of the curriculum and the almost treadmill of standardized testing,â€? Whitney said. â€œThat sensibility has sucked out the life of the subject,â€? he said. â€œMath is evolving. Itâ€™s an act of human endeavor. Thereâ€™s beautyâ€? in its many patterns. The museum will provide the element of surprise and excitement that textbooks cannot, added Cindy Lawrence, the museumâ€™s chief of operations who directs an extracurricular mathematics program for gifted students through a joint venture with Brookhaven National Laboratory. The $30 million museum will occupy the ground floor and lower level of a 20-story building on East 26th Street in Chelsea; $22 million already has been raised. The two executives have been testing the waters of creating a museum of mathematics for nearly two years with MathMidway, a traveling exhibit that has been shown in seven cities, and counting. It is currently at the Museum of Nature & Science in Dallas through May 10, where school children recently scampered through the kind of car nival themed, brightly colored exhibits planned for MoMath. Tents along one wall offered a variety of activities including a depiction of a ship on a moving circle that can only be â€œrightedâ€?
by placing equal amounts of weight on each side; a rollercoaster track that kids can adjust to test out what angle gets the fastest time; and a harmonograph, which uses pendulums to draw a geometric image. â€œItâ€™s just a very hands-on, exciting exhibitâ€? that appeals to many ages, said Jason Treadway, an educator at the Dallas museum. â€œI think one of the great things about it is youâ€™re basically learning about math without knowing youâ€™re learning about math.â€? Another activity, â€œPedal on the Petals,â€? lets visitors ride square-wheeled tricycles on a track with a series of curves shaped like a huge sunflower. A nearby sign that proclaims â€œThereâ€™s a road for every wheel!â€? also asks â€œDo you dare to ride on a square?â€? The sign poses the question: â€œWhy is the ride so smooth?â€? The concept is based on a mathematical theorem that thereâ€™s a way to contour a road surface so that wheels of that shape will roll smoothly. â€œVisitors can see â€” and physically experience â€” how math makes the seemingly impossible not only possible, but fun,â€? said Whitney. â€œThe kids actually get to explore math rather than be told about it,â€? said Marea Kelly, who brought her fifth graders to the exhibition. â€œItâ€™s really going to help the kids who donâ€™t see the concepts right away.â€? She said it made perfect sense to her students as soon as they rode the tricycle. These and about 50 other interactive activities at the new museum will also demonstrate mathâ€™s collaborative process. â€œMathematicians very often work together,â€? said Lawrence. â€œWeâ€™re trying to build on thatâ€? with exhibits that encourage collaboration. Math museums exist in many other countries, including Italy, Germany, Korea and France, but none in the United States, perhaps reflecting the low regard for the subject in this country.
A girl plays with a display at a math exhibit at the Museum of Nature & Science at Fair Park in Dallas, April 11.
Children figure out a maze at math exhibit at the Museum of Nature & Science.
US Army troops test new combat uniforms for female GIs
A unisex Navy flight uniform is held by a woman off-camera in Washington, April 13.
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Imagine U.S. combat troops and aviators wearing body armor that fits so poorly that itâ€™s tough to position a weapon to shoot, combat uniforms with knee pads that hit around mid-shin and flight suits that make it nearly impossible to urinate while in flight. For many female troops, itâ€™s just another day on the battlefield as they wear clothing and protective gear designed primarily for men. Each of these issues is now getting some attention from the military. Seven hundred female Army troops are testing a new combat uniform for women with shorter sleeves and knee pads in the right place for their generally shorter legs. A committee on womenâ€™s issues has recommended that flight suits be redesigned for both men and women so itâ€™s unnecessary to completely disrobe before urinating. And engineers have been looking at ways to design body armor that better fits the contours of a womanâ€™s body. Some military women are reluctant to embrace changes that would set them apart from their male colleagues, but several for mer and current military women said the changes certainly beat the consequences of the current one-piece flight suits or being unable to engage in battle or defend themselves because of uncooperative gear. Female troops are about 20 percent more likely than their
male counterparts to report musculoskeletal disorders, and poorly fitting body armor could at least in part be a factor. For female aviators, dehydration can be a hazard if they opt not to drink water before flights, and those who wait too long to use the bathroom can experience urinary problems. Some of the challenges for women came up in focus groups conducted with both male and female service members, a majority of whom reported that the equipment given to females was inadequate, â€œincluding, but not limited to poor quality or outdated equipment, lack of necessary equipment, tardy issue of equipment, and equipment not sized or designed for women,â€? according to a 2009 report by the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services. The report noted that the problems werenâ€™t always confined to women. â€œWhen your gear doesnâ€™t fit right, itâ€™s going to make you more vulnerable and less effective,â€? said Spc. Chandra Banks, 27, an Army reservist who has done two tours in Iraq and now works as a research fellow for the nonprofit Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. Banks said she noticed improvements in her body armor during her second deployment, but because the armor was so large it still chafed her hips when she had to sit for hours in a Humvee, and aggravated a knee injury because of the armorâ€™s
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unevenly distributed weight. She said better -fitting body armor would also make it easier to position a rifle or machine gun for shooting. In January, the congressionally appointed Military Leadership Diversity Commission recommended to Congress and President Barack Obama that women be allowed to fully serve in combat. The reality, however, is that women already are serving in the war zones in positions such as truck drivers and helicopter pilots. About 14 percent of all service members are women, and about 220,000 women have gone to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Army is well under way in developing a womanâ€™s combat uniform that would replace the â€œunisexâ€? one designed primarily for a manâ€™s body. It is similar to combat unifor ms in womenâ€™s sizes offered by the Air Force and Marines. The Ar my Unifor m Board will vote this fall on whether to adopt it. The goal is to give the approximately 70,000 women in the Army a better fitting and more professional looking uniform that doesnâ€™t stand out when they are in formation, said Maj. Sequana Robinson, assistant product manager for clothing at the Armyâ€™s Program Executive Office Soldier at Fort Belvoir, Va. A better fitting uniform â€œraises motivation and the performance level because a person feels more professional,â€? Robinson said. â€œSo,
itâ€™s the same uniform. It is not, not a form-fitting uniform. Itâ€™s just a uniform thatâ€™s based on female body dimensions. Itâ€™s less material because women are different than men.â€? For the first time since 1988, engineers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Massachusetts are doing an anthropometric survey of thousands of troops to better gauge body shapes and measurements within the Armyâ€™s force. They are measuring 13,000 troops, including 5,000 female active duty and National Guard members. The measurements are expected to help the center design body armor that better fits women. If the body armor is too small, it can be painful. If itâ€™s too large, it can be difficult to walk in or otherwise maneuver. Former Army Staff Sgt. Maria Canales, 30, of New York City said during her Iraq deployment in 2005-2006 she first wore body armor that was painfully snug, but after she upgraded to a larger size she worried about her safety. â€œThank God, nothing happened where my body was compromised, but it was looser and I guess thatâ€™s the disadvantage because what if ... we have contact, it would be easier for something to happen,â€? Canales said.
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Queen Victoria’s gown offers Greece hopes for tourism rebound hints on Kate Middleton’s amid crisis
An undated photo released by the Royal Collection shows a conservator puts finishing touches to the simple but stunning wedding dress worn by HRH Princess Margaret when she married Lord Snowdon in 1960, April 21. LONDON (AP) — The celebrated silk-and-lace bridal gown worn by Queen Victoria offers some clues about what Kate Middleton will wear when she walks down the aisle on April 29, even if much has changed since Victoria’s low-key wedding in 1840. Victoria didn’t have to get married in front of live TV cameras with thousands of reporters and photographers camped outside. And she tied the knot in a relatively small private chapel, not the cavernous chamber of London’s Westminster Abbey. That means a small basic dress like Victoria’s simply won’t do for Middleton, said Joanna Marschner, senior curator at Britain’s Historic Royal Palaces, which takes care of Victoria’s gown and other dresses worn by past
royal brides. “The dress has to rise to the occasion,” said Marschner. “It has to be big, it has to stand up to the scale of the space and stand up to the scrutiny of all those eyes. It has to carry the day, it has to say something about our time, and it has to be the choice of the bride. She has to be comfortable in it.” Despite intense interest, the identity of Middleton’s designer and the style of her dress have remained a closely held secret. Palace officials say Middleton wants to surprise fiance Prince William when she steps out of her Rolls-Royce to cross the Abbey threshold. Marschner would not make any predictions, except to say that the designer must respect the decorum
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associated with Westminster Abbey. That means a strapless gown or a plunging neckline are unlikely — Middleton will probably have to wait for an evening reception at Buckingham Palace if she wants to wear something more revealing. The only generally accepted guideline is that the designer will be British. Just as Victoria used English lace and silk woven in London to show support for British industry, Middleton faces overwhelming pressure to use a British designer. Attention has focused on Sarah Burton, creative director at the prominent Alexander McQueen house, or Sophie Cranston, the lesser -known founder of the Libelula label or Bruce Oldfield, a prominent favorite of the late Princess Diana.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Many tourists see Athens as a launching pad for visiting the beaches and cute whitewashed buildings of the Greek islands. And the Aegean archipelago can be a great escape, especially during the nation’s current economic crisis. But those willing to put Athens on their itinerary could be rewarded with bargains on everything from restaurants and hotels to souvenirs, if they are willing to step into the heart of the recession. For some, the risk of strikes and protests against Greece’s tough austerity measures isn’t worth it, especially since many have turned violent. For others, the risk is small in one of the world’s oldest cities, which of fers ancient landmarks such as the Acropolis with its 2,500year-old marble temples. Ger man tourist Dorothea Lueddeckens didn’t worry about the risk of upheaval. “Probably it’s more dangerous to be on a German autobahn. Protests don’t suddenly come out of thin air,” she said. The 44year -old professor said she, her husband and three children also chose Greece to help a struggling country, knowing it relies heavily on tourism — which provides more than 15 percent of annu-
al economic output. The Greek government is reaching out to visitors, reducing sales tax on all tourism-related spending, while scrapping landing, takeoff and stopover fees at regional airports through 2011. Analysts and industry officials expect a rise in tourist revenues, after last year’s 8 percent drop. A recent British survey also found good restaurant prices at the popular resort island of Corfu. It compared the price of a three-course evening meal for two in Greece and 13 other countries, including a bottle of house wine. The price on the northwester n island came in at $62.50, fourth from the bottom of the list and far cheaper than cities such as Miami; Sorrento, Italy; Brittany, France; and Brighton, England. But in Athens, tourists have to know where to look. “Prices have dropped, and there are good offers available for hotels and restaurants,” said travel agent Panayiotis Georgakarakos. “If you book in advance, you can find deals.” But he also said hoteliers are feeling the pinch. “The cost of living here has increased, it has not fallen,” Georgakarakos said.
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Sony chairman credited with developing CDs dies
TOKYO (AP) — As a young man, aspiring opera singer Norio Ohga wrote to Sony to complain about the quality of its tape recorders. That move changed the course of his life, as the company promptly recruited the man whose love of music would shape the development of the compact disc and transfor m the Japanese electronics maker into a global software and entertainment empire. Sony’s president and chair man from 1982 to 1995, Ohga died Saturday in Tokyo of multiple organ failure, the company said. He was 81. Ohga connection to music steered his work. The flamboyant music connoisseur insisted the CD be designed at 12 centimeters (4.8 inches) in diameter to hold 75 minutes worth of music — in order to store Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in its entirety. From the start, Ohga recognized the potential of the CD’s superior sound quality. In the 1970s, when Ohga insisted CDs would eventually replace record albums, skeptics scoffed. Herbert von Karajan, Stevie Wonder and Herbie Hancock spoke up in defense of Sony’s digital sound. Sony sold the world’s first CD in 1982 and CDs overtook LP record sales in Japan five years later. The specifications are still used today and fostered the devices developed since. “It is no exaggeration to attribute Sony’s evolution beyond audio and video products into music,
movies and game, and subsequent transfor mation into a global entertainment leader to Ohga-san’s foresight and vision,” Sony Corp. Chairman and CEO Howard Stringer said Saturday, using the Japanese honorific. Some decisions made during Ohga’s presidency, such as the $3.4 billion purchase of Hollywood studio Columbia Pictures, were criticized as unwise and costly at the time. But Ohga’s focus on music, films and video games as a way to enrich the electronics business helped create Sony’s success in his era. “We are always chasing after things that other companies won’t touch,” Ohga said in a 1998 interview with The Associated Press. “That is a big secret to our success.” Shattering the stereotype of the staid Japanese executive, the debonair Ohga was never shy, his hair neatly slicked back, his boisterous manner exuding the fiery yet naive air of an artist. His persona added a touch of glamour to Sony’s image at a time when Japan had global ambitions. An experienced pilot, Ohga at times flew the plane himself for business trips. A gourmet, he boasted about his roast beef. His hobby was cruising on his yacht. Joey Carbone, a Los Angeles-based composer and producer of dozens of Japanese pop songs, met Ohga in 1986 after Carbone wrote several hits for commercials for everything
from cassette tapes to Honda scooters on Sony’s music label. He remembers Ohga as an outgoing, internationalminded executive who could talk about business and a wide variety of music with equal aplomb. Ohga’s of fice was covered with photos of himself with different artists, both Japanese and international. “He looked like an actor. He was very outgoing,” Carbone said Saturday. “He was very, how can I say it — not introverted. He was always talking, always smiling and laughing. He seemed to have a real love of life and music. He seemed to really love what he was doing.” Chairman of the Tokyo Philhar monic Orchestra since 1999, he continued to conduct there a few times a year. In 1993, he conducted the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall in a charity event funded by Sony. Ohga often compared leading a company to conducting an orchestra. “Just as a conductor must work to bring out the best in the members of his orchestra, a company president must draw on the talents of the people in his organization,” Ohga said in a 1996 Sony publication. Sony started amid the destruction and poverty after World War II and built itself on the popularity of transistor radios, the Walkman, the Trinitron TV, the CD — shaping the history of modern electronics. Ohga had graduated
from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 1953 and Berlin University of the Arts in 1957. He was set to pursue a career as a baritone opera singer when Sony cofounders Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita, intrigued by his complaints about the sound quality of Sony tape recorders, recruited him to the company. He was a Sony executive by his 30s, a rarity in a Japanese company. He was appointed president of CBS Sony Records in 1970, chair man of what later became Sony Corp. of America in 1988, and chief executive of Sony in 1989. He left the day-to-day business in about 2000. The company says he was key in building the Sony brand, especially working on design, as well as quality, to make products that looked attractive to consumers. “Norio Ohga was a brilliant and innovative businessman whose visionary leadership had a profound impact on the way people experience entertainment throughout the world,” Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman and CEO Michael L ynton and CoChairman Amy Pascal said in a statement. Ohga had tried to lead a double life of artist and Sony man. One day, he dozed of f from exhaustion in the stage wings while waiting to go on in the “The Marriage of Figaro,” rushed in from the wrong direction and watched his embarrassed co-stars stifling gig-
AP Photo In this May 1991 file photo, former president and chairman of Sony, Norio Ohga, holds a Sony Mini Disc in New York. Sony says Ohga, credited with developing the compact disc, has died Saturday. He was 81. Sony Corp. Chairman Howard Stringer said Ohga helped redefine the Japanese manufacturer not only as an electronic hardware company but helped it also expand into software or entertainment. gles. He gave up his opera career but still promoted classical music in Japan by supporting young musicians and concerts. Sony has encountered difficulty in recent years, falling behind in flat-panel TVs to rivals like Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea, as well as in digital music players to Apple Inc. It remains unique in having
a Hollywood studio, a music recording business, and the blockbuster PlayStation video-game unit that Ohga helped create, though critics note it has never fully realized the benefits of owning both electronics and entertainment divisions. Ohga is survived by his wife, Midori. Sony said a private wake will be held later.
Question and answer: Smartphone location tracking SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The revelation this past week that Apple Inc.’s popular iPhone and iPad devices keep files of users’ location data raises legal and ethical questions.
The company has not commented on the controversy, but has said that the only location data the company collects is kept anonymous and not able to be tied back to specific users. Google Inc. has
AP Photo In this March 10, photo, Color co-founder Bill Nguyen holds up his Apple iPhone with photos of himself using the Color application as he poses with staff members at the company’s offices in Palo Alto, Calif. The free-to-use application meant initially for iPhones and Android-based smart phones senses if another device using the app is nearby. Instantly, users nearby see each other’s photo, video and text streams. There is no username or password, so the notion of limiting private content to your friend network doesn’t exist.
Iconic St. Louis images part of exhibit
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The artist Max Lazarus loved the iconic images of St. Louis after he fled Nazi Germany in 1938. Now, those works are on display in the Gateway City. The Sheldon Art Galleries in St. Louis hosts “Max Lazarus: Trier/St. Louis/Denver — A Jewish Artist’s Fate. It features more than 50 paintings, lithographs and synagogue designs by Lazarus, and runs at the galleries through May 7. Among them, images from around St. Louis that fascinated Lazarus, including the Old Courthouse. Lazarus fled Germany at a time when Nazism was on the rise. His homeland became a dangerous place for a German-Jewish artist. The curator of the exhibit, Barbel Schulte, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Lazarus was a well-regarded artist in western Germany during the 1920s and 1930s. “But after the Nazis came to power, they systematically excluded and segregated all disliked artists — — and especially the Jewish artists — from the public art scene,” said Schulte, who is vice director and curator of the Stadtmuseum Simeonstift in Trier. “He started from the scratch in the USA, in a foreign culture with a foreign language. But he had some success in St. Louis,” becoming a member of the St. Louis Artists’ Guild. He might have stayed in St. Louis but came down with tuberculosis in 1942 and moved to Denver because it had a better climate for people with lung diseases. He died in Denver in 1961. The exhibit originated in Trier and will move on to Denver after concluding in St. Louis. The show has brought renewed attention to an artist who was in danger of being lost to history. “A fight raged between the traditionalists and the so-called modernists, and Max Lazarus found himself right between the fronts of both parties,” Schulte said. “He was too modern for the conservatives, and too traditional (that is, realistic) for the modernists. But he did not deserve such a fate.” “Our mission is to present a diverse range of high-quality exhibits,” said Olivia Lahs-Gonzales, director of the Sheldon Art Galleries. “And the story that’s being told — one of the Holocaust, and survival — is an important one to tell,” she said.
said the same about location data that is stor ed on smartphones that run its Android software. Both companies have maintained that the practice is clearly outlined in their privacy policies. Here’s a look at what the issue means for you, and what you can do to protect your location data, as well as the tradeoffs in convenience that that entails. Q: What is Apple collecting? A: Technically, Apple itself is collecting very little. According to a letter that the company sent Congress last year, Apple only collects information on the location of nearby cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. It says that data is anonymized so that it isn’t tied to a particular user’s phone. However, security researchers have discovered that iPhones and iPads do store individuals’ geographic coordinates — and have been for at least a year. Q: What’s happens to that information? A: The information appears to stay on the devices themselves, but is also transferred to any computers that the devices are synced to. That concerns security experts because the information is transferred in an unencrypted form, which makes it a target for hackers. Those who specialize in breaking in to Apple’s products say it would be very difficult to steal the file remotely because of security changes that Apple has recently made to its software. However, anyone with physi-
cal access to the phone — including devices lost or stolen — could easily see the data. Q: What can I do to prevent this information from being collected? A: Fortunately, it’s easy to turn off the tracking capability through the settings menus. The same goes for phones built on Google Inc.’s Android operating software. Unfortunately, doing so cripples a lot of applications that make smartphones “smart” in the first place, such as maps and the Foursquare social media service. Turning off tracking means those applications won’t have access to your GPS locations either, making them useless. Q: What are lawmakers doing about such tracking? A: For now, few rules apply. The Federal Communications Commission prohibits telephone companies from sharing customer data, including location information, with outside parties without customer consent. Yet those rules do not apply to Apple and other device makers or to the new ecosystem of mobile apps made by third-party developers. What’s more, because those rules were written for old-fashioned telephone service, it’s unclear whether they apply to mobile broadband service at all — even for wireless carriers like AT&T and Verizon. The FCC and the Federal Trade Commission say they are looking into the issue.
Brian Williams, De Niro square off at Tribeca
NEW YORK (AP) — At the Tribeca Festival, Brian Williams attempted a challenge: interviewing Robert De Niro. Williams sat down with the actor Saturday as part of Tribeca’s “Directors Series” talks. De Niro is a famously difficult interview, but Williams was eager for a chance to face-off with a personal idol. He was warned of De Niro’s sphinx-like reputation. Introducing the event, Jane Rosenthal, who co-founded Tribeca with De Niro and has long been his producing partner, said she was surprised at Williams’ request. “Great idea, but have you seen Bob’s interviews?” said Rosenthal, recalling her reply. The NBC News anchorman said that he wanted to interview De Niro “as a fan.” While De Niro often answered Williams’ questions with typical recalcitrance, the two managed a good conversation with only an occasional sigh from Williams. At one point, Williams’ attempts for a more conversational interaction broke down when De Niro stymied him. “Did I answer the question?” asked De Niro, when there hadn’t been one. But the two still had common ground. Asked if he watches his old movies when they air on TV, De Niro said he doesn’t. “I don’t do that, Brian. I watch the news and I watch the ‘Today’ show,” said De Niro, drawing a laugh from the crowd. “I’m very set in my ways.” De Niro said it was actually TV that helped inspire him to be an actor. “I used to look at television and say, ‘Well, if that person can do it, then I can certainly do it,” recalled the 67-year-old actor. And De Niro said TV is again frequently on his mind when he’s filming. “Whenever I have a big dramatic scene, I always think: ‘What are they going to do with this on ‘Saturday Night Live’?” said De Niro, who has hosted the sketch comedy show and spent much of his later years making comedies. The Tribeca Film Festival, which is celebrating its 10th incarnation, runs through May 1.
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045. Employment Opportunities a High school diploma or equivalent, one year experience in record keeping, data entry, or administrative support. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record required. Hourly rate is $10.50. Position begins May 9, 2011. Academic InstructorSubstitute: High school diploma or equivalent and 50 hours of college credits and one year related experience. Starting pay is $15.00/hr.
APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY View Job Description and Apply online at: www.chugachjobs.com Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F, D/V
DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR Chaves County, Roswell, New Mexico is accepting applications to fill the position of Deputy Administrator at Court Services and the Adult and Juvenile Detentions. Salary range: $40,830 to $46,426/DOQ plus a comprehensive benefit package. This position is under the general supervision of the Detention Administrator, and is responsible for managing, supervising and coordinating the operational activities of the Detention Facilities and/or Court Services. Position requires a bachelor’s degree in public administration, law enforcement, criminal justice, counseling, or psychology and six years of increasingly responsible work experience in a correction or detention facility, including three (3) years managerial/supervisory experience; OR HS Diploma or GED and ten (ten) years of increasingly responsible work experience in a corrections or detention facility, including five (5) years managerial/supervisory experience; OR any combination of education and experience which provides the skills necessary to perform the job. Chaves County is a drug free employer. All applicants for this position will be required to pass a background check and will be subject to post offer, preemployment drug test. Required application forms are available at the County’s Job Posting Board located in the west wing of the County Administrative Center or by accessing the web site at www.co.chaves.nm.us. Applications may be returned to the County Manager’s Suite #180, Chaves County Administrative Center, #1 St. Mary’s PL, Roswell, NM 88203 or mailed by closing date to Human Resources, PO Box 1817, Roswell, NM 88202-1817. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2011, EOE.
Legals ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Publish April 24, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given pursuant to 22-8-6 NMSA 1978 that the regular meeting of the Board of Education for the Dexter Consolidated School District #6, County of Chaves, State of New Mexico will be on Monday, May 9, 2011 7:00 p.m., MST meet at the Central Office Board Room, 100 N. Lincoln, for the purpose of taking action upon items on the agenda for such meeting. A Board Workshop will be held at 6:00 p.m. prior to the meeting for discussion of the Board Agenda. Board members will meet in the executive session for the purpose or discussion of student, personnel, legal and real property issues pursuant to Section 10-15-1(E)(11)(2)(5)(8) NMSA 1978 Open Meetings Act. This is a public hearing and all school patrons are invited to attend. Dexter Consolidated Schools Board of Education Donna Sterrett, President
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045. Employment Opportunities
045. Employment Opportunities
AVON, Buy or Sell. Pay down your bills. Start your own business for $10. Call Sandy 317-5079 ISR.
CUSTODIAN POSITION available at local church. Full time position with available benefits. Candidate must be physically fit and able to move tables and chairs as well as thoroughly clean facility. Send resume to Custodian, P.O. Box 298, Roswell, NM 88202. Position begins May 1.
MEDICAL SECRETARY/FRONT office 1yr experience, references: Computer skills, billing, scheduling, insurance, referrals. Medical Manager Software. 575-6220821
NEEDED PART time RN. Must be licensed in State of New Mexico. Available two days per week 8a-5p. Send resume to PO Box 1897, Unit #258 Roswell, NM, 88202 INDEPENDENT LIVING Specialist- Do you enjoy helping others? If the answer to this is yes this may be the job for you! For details & more information come by 200 E. 4th St. Suite 200 and apply. Applications will be taken until 12 PM on 4/26/11. BETWEEN HIGH School and College? Over 18? Drop that entry level position. Earn what you’re worth!!! Travel w/Successful Young Business Group. Paid Training. Transportation, Lodging Provided. 1-877-646-5050
PERSONAL CARE by Design Now taking applications CNA’s, Home health Aides and Caregivers for weekend, Full/Part time, Come by 217A N. Main St. for Applications No Phone Calls! Must be neat in appearance. Have reliable transportation & phone. ALLENSWORTH PLUMBING Heating and A/C Inc. is now looking to hire a PLUMBER! MUST be able to run own truck at least 2yrs., PLUMBERS HELPER, & HVAC TECH Experience. Pay DOE Fax resumes to 575622-1831 or stop by 1207 E. Gallina. Bring MVD report.
WANT TO be in business for yourself but not by yourself? How about being in business with a company that has a solid 16yr history and a revolutionary product that is changing the face of communication. You can be apart of it - the time is now. ACN independent representatives Lynn Lazano, 575-208-0105. ACCOUNTING PERSONNEL needed. Dealership experience a plus. A/P & A/R background helpful. Qualifying candidate must be detail oriented. Excellent benefits package offered, including health, dental, vision, & 401K. Fax resumes Attn: Office Manager (575) 622-5899. FAIRFIELD INN & Suites by Marriott is seeding to following positions: PT Houseman, PT & FT Breakfast Attendant, experienced housekeepers, Assistant Head Housekeeper with experience & Front Office Supervisor with a minimum of 2yrs experience. Please apply in person at 1201 N. Main. MEDICAL OFFICE Transcriptionist: Part Time 4 pm - 8 pm M-F. Excellent grammar, punctuation, spelling, and communication skills mandatory. Typing and grammar testing will be conducted. Please send cover letter with resume and three references to email@example.com.
Legals ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Publish April 17, 24, May 1, 2011 NOTICE Steve Harris, Chaves County Treasurer, reminds Chaves County Property Owners that the second half of 2010 taxes are due as of April 11, 2011, and will become delinquent May 11, 2011. To avoid interest and penalty, second half taxes must be paid by May 10, 2011. Make checks payable to: Chaves County Treasurer P.O. Box 1772 Roswell, NM 88202-1772 Payments may also be made in person at the Chaves County Administrative Center, #1 St. Mary’s Pl., Suite 200. The Treasurer’s office also has a “mail drop box”. The driveway on the east end of the parking lot is for the Treasurer’s mail drop box. Also, payment s are accepted with credit/debit card in person or over the internet at: http//co.chaves.nm.us/. “Pay Property Taxes” link. For further information please call 575-624-6618. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Publish April 17, 24, 2011 ROSWELL SELF STORAGE NOTICE OF SALE TO SATISFY LIEN P.O. Box 1268-505 East 19th St. Roswell, NM 88202-1268 (575) 623-8590 Linda or Don Baker John Barbour David or Leona Blagg Annette Duran Dorsey Kelley, III Melissa McKelvey Sheila or Michael Olivas The above named persons are hereby notified that the goods, wares and merchandise left by them in self storage with Roswell self storage will be sold by said company at public auction or other disposition of the property, if not claimed by May 13, 2011. The purpose of the public sale or other disposition of the property is to satisfy the lien of said company for storage of said goods, wares and merchandise, together with incidental and proper charges pertaining thereto, including the reasonable expenses of this sale, all as allowed by laws of the state of New Mexico. Michael Woods Roswell Self Storage
GATEWAY CHRISTIAN Preschool is currently taking applications for part time teacher. We’re looking for Christian workers with high-energy and good people skills who love children. A GED or higher is needed, and experience working with children is also a requirement. Apply at 1900 N. Sycamore, no phone calls please. MEDICAL OFFICE POSITION: KYMERA Independent Physicians is seeking Qualified Applicants for: Full Time Billing Specialist Experience in collections, billing and coding, and computer skills required. Knowledge of EMR systems preferred Qual: Min. 2 yrs medical billing collections and billing/coding exp; superb communication & people skills. Team player. Please Fax resume with cover letter to: 575-627-9520
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wherever you go. For those who go to work, your upbeat brilliance could have your co-workers closing down, as they feel comfortable being somewhat dull or quiet for the moment. You will light fires. Tonight: The world is your oyster. PISCES (Feb. 19March 20) HHH Listen to your inner voice when dealing with various concer ns involving money. Still, if that inner dialogue says to play the lottery, don’t cause yourself any damage. Look at the possible end results before making a commitment. Tonight: Tune in to your needs. BORN TODAY Actor Al Pacino (1940), English leader, soldier Oliver Cromwell (1599), singer Ella Fitzgerald (1917)
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045. Employment Opportunities
DRIVERS Come join our team! Coastal Transport is seeking Drivers with Class (A) CDL. Must be 23 yrs old (X) Endorsement with 1 yr experience, excellent pay, home everyday! Paid Vacation, saftey bonus, company paid life inc. We provide state of the art training program. $2000 sign on bonus. For more information call 1-877-297-7300 or 575-748-8808 between 8am & 4pm, Monday-Friday.
BUSY OFFICE seeking part time receptionist. Must be reliable flexible, friendly and able to multi-task. Must be able to work weekends & evenings. If interested please bring resume and 3 references to 1010 N. Virginia ask for Jacque no phone calls.
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE/ROUT E DRIVER Requisition Number102771 High School Diploma/GED, experience with Route Sales desired, ability to work directly with our customers, build relationships with our customers by providing resolution to problems and/or complaints, conduct customer satisfaction reviews, clean driving record, ability to lift up to 50 lbs, and ability to pass a Department of Transportation Drug Screen and physical. Competitive salary and benefits. Application available at 515 N. Virginia, Roswell, NM 88201 from 04/13/2011 to 04/25/2011. EOE EMPLOYER
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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT WANTED Stable Independent Oil and Gas firm needs a Production Assistant for our field office in Artesia, NM. This is a full time position with paid vacation, medical and 401K. Candidate must be dependable and proficient in Excel and Word computer programs. Duties include production & data entry and some administrative assistant responsibilities including answering telephones. Interested parties should mail their resume to the office’s headquarters in Midland at the address below:
045. Employment Opportunities SOUTHWEST BEARING is looking for counter/sales person apply in person 809 East McGaffey. SOUTHEAST NM Community Action Corporation Roswell Head Start Program is accepting applications for: Teacher Assistants ~ $9.74 Substitutes (Teacher Asst. & Cook Asst.) ~ $8.82 !!! 4 DAY WORK WEEK (MonThurs)!!! 7.5 to 9 hours per day (Varies by position) WORK SCHEDULE PER HEAD START CALENDAR REVIEW DEADLINE ~ APRIL 25, 2011 POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED Review job description & work schedule at the Department of Workforce Solutions at 2110 S. Main, Roswell, NM SNMCAC is an EEOE
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Legals ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Publish April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 2011 FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT COUNTY OF CHAVES STATE OF NEW MEXICO PIONEER BANK, Plaintiff,
STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
BRUCE B. MOTHES and LYDIE M. MOTHES, deceased; and ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES or LEGATEES OF BRUCE B. MOTHES and LYDIE M. MOTHES,
CITIFINANCIAL, INC., Plaintiff,
v. NOTICE OF SALE ANTHONY ARAGON; IRENE ARAGON; OTERO FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Special Master will on May 19, 2011 at 3:15 PM, the West steps entrance of the Chaves County Courthouse, 400 N. Virginia, sell and convey to the highest bidder for cash all the right, title, and interest of the above-named defendants in and to the following described real estate located in said County and State: The East 54 feet of the West 109 feet of Lot 75, of Belle Plain Subdivision, In the City of Roswell, County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat recorded March 14, 1895 in Plat Book A, Page 30, Plat Records of Chaves County, New Mexico.
NOTICE is hereby given that on the May 4, 2011, at the hour of 11:45 a.m. the undersigned Special Master, or his designee, will, at the south door of the Roswell Police Department, 128 W. Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, sell, assign and convey, FOR CASH, all of the right, title and interest of Defendants Bruce B. Mothes and Lydie M. Mothes, in and to the hereinafter described land and appurtenances to the highest bidder for cash. The property to be sold is located in Chaves County, New Mexico, and is more particularly described as follows: SURFACE TITLE ONLY: Lot 5 in Block 14 of West Side Addition, in the City of Roswell, County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat filed in the Chaves County Clerk’s Office on January 1, 1891 and recorded in Book A of Plat Records, at page 4. (a/k/a 108 S. Missouri Ave., Roswell, New Mexico 88201).
The address of the real property is 517 E 5th St, Roswell, NM 88201. Said sale will be made pursuant to the Decree of Foreclosure entered on March 28, 2011 in the above entitled and numbered cause, which was a suit to foreclose a mortgage held by the above Plaintiff and wherein Plaintiff was adjudged to have a lien against the above-described real estate in the sum of $78,601.26 plus interest from March 15, 2011 to the date of sale at the rate of 11.63% per annum, the costs of sale, including the Special Master’s fee, publication costs, and Plaintiff’s costs expended for taxes, insurance, and keeping the property in good repair. Plaintiff has the right to bid at such sale and submit its bid verbally or in writing. The Plaintiff may apply all or any part of its judgment to the purchase price in lieu of cash. At the date and time stated above, the Special Master may postpone the sale to such later date and time as the Special Master may specify. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that this sale may be subject to a bankruptcy filing, a pay off, a reinstatement or any other condition that would cause the cancellation of this sale. Further, if any of these conditions exist, at the time of sale, this sale will be null and void, the successful bidder’s funds shall be returned, and the Special Master and the mortgagee giving this notice shall not be liable to the successful bidder for any damages. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the real property and improvements concerned with herein will be sold subject to any and all patent reservations, easements, all recorded and unrecorded liens not foreclosed herein, and all recorded and unrecorded special assessments and taxes that may be due. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the purchaser at such sale shall take title to the above-described real property subject to rights of redemption. __________________________ Jeffrey Lake Special Master Legal Support Services, LLC 820 Calle Amor SE Albuquerque, NM 87123 (505) 681-1414; Fax (505) 294-4003 10-1294 FC01
including all improvements, fixtures and attachment. Subject to all taxes, utility liens and other restrictions and easements of record, and subject to the statutory one (1) month right of redemption by the Defendants from entry of an order approving the sale. The foregoing sale will be made to satisfy a judgment by Pioneer Bank against the Defendants for the principle amount of $47,311.94, together with interest to the date of Judgment, escrow advances, late charges, property preservation costs, costs of suit and attorney’s fees, pursuant to Order of the District Court of Chaves County, New Mexico in the above numbered and entitled cause entered on March 30, 2011, together with interest after Judgment at the rate of 8.75%, costs of sale, and additional costs which may be incurred by Plaintiff. Pioneer Bank has the right to bid at such sale all or a portion of its judgment covered by the above-referenced Judgment and submits its bid verbally or in writing. Pioneer Bank may apply all or part of the sums due to it to the purchase price in lieu of cash. The sale may be postponed and rescheduled at the discretion of the Special Master. The Courts decree, having duly appointed the Special Master to advertise and immediately offer for sale the subject real estate and to apply the proceeds of sale first to the cost of sale and then to the Special Masters fees, then to pay the above-described judgment recognized in favor of Pioneer Bank and cost of sale, and to pay into the registry of Court and monies in excess, pending further order of this Court. NOW, therefore, Notice is hereby given that in the event that said property is not sooner redeemed, the undersigned will as set forth above, offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash or equivalent the land and improvements described above for the purpose of satisfying the allowed claims of Pioneer Bank, the judgment decreed herein and the Order together with any cost, cost of advertisement and publication, and a reasonable Special Master’s fee which has been fixed by the Court in the amount of $150.00 plus gross receipts tax. Sale is subject to entry of an order of the Court approving the sale. ________________________________ Anderson Dirk Jones, Special Master PO Box 1180, Roswell, New Mexico 88202 (575)-622-8432
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LEGAL SECRETARY/ Assistant needed for established law firm. Duties will include but not limited to: Word Processing, filing and scheduling. Salary depended upon experience. Full benefit package includes health insurance and 401K. Please send resumes to PO Box 1897 Unit 260, Roswell, NM 88202.
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CITY OF Roswell Police Recruit The City of Roswell announces the application processing for Police Recruits. Applicants must be 20 years of age at time of hire and 21 years of age when completing the Law Enforcement Academy. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, high school graduate or the equivalent, in good health and physical condition, free from any felony or crime of moral turpitude conviction and have a satisfactory driving record. Physical Agility and written test will be given to those applicants meeting the minimum qualifications. Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis during the posting. Entry level salary $15.5260 per hour ($32,294.08 per year) with excellent benefits. Complete required application and information package is available from the Human Resources Office, 425 N. Richardson, (575) 624-6700, Ext. 268 or on-line at www.roswellnm.gov. Deadline to submit required application package is April 29, 2011. EOE
045. Employment Opportunities PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS We are currently seeking experienced accountants to join our team of dedicated professionals. Responsibilities include: Audit, review and compilation engagements. Financial statement preparation. Complex audits for clients in a variety of industries. Government and ERISA audits. Review and preparation of tax returns. Tax planning. Tax research. Tax compliance. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. CPA licensure or CPA candidate. Recent public accounting experience. Minimum 3 years experience. We offer a competitive salary, benefits and a generous 401k. To apply send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 505.348.9085. NO PHONE CALL OR WALK INS ACCEPTED.
Chaves County is accepting applications to establish a six month pool of applicants for current and future openings for the position of Road Maintenance I (light road equipment operator). Entry level salary range: $9.51-10.86/hr D.O.Q. Chaves County offers a competitive benefit package consisting of paid acation and sick leave, holiday pay, medical, life, disability, vision and dental insurances plus a retirement plan. Position requires 2 years experience operating road construction equipment and a valid Class A CDL. Applicant will not be considered if they have been convicted of DWI within the past three years or do not currently possess a valid Class A CDL. Normal work hours are Monday-Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Chaves County is a drug free employer. All applicants for this position will be required to pass a background check and will be subject to pre-employment, post-offer drug and physical testing. Required Application forms are available at the County’s Job Posting Board located in the west wing of the County Administrative Center, #1 St. Mary’s PL, Roswell, NM 88203 or by accessing the County’s Web Site at www.co.chaves.nm.us. Applications may be returned to Human Resources, PO Box 1817, Roswell, NM 88202. Application will be accepted until filled. EOE.
REGISTERED NURSE Counseling Associates, Inc. is currently hiring a nurse. registered Applicants must hold a New Mexico valid License. Experience with psychiatric clients Bilingual preferred. (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 PO Box 1978 Roswell, NM 88202 If you need further information, please contact Sylvia Orosco at (575)623-1480 ext. 1058
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045. Employment Opportunities
CHANGE A LIFE Be a Comfort Keeper We are hiring licensed & caring CNAs interested in week day work from 12p.m. 8p.m. Earn a competitive wage for something you already enjoy doing. We provide non medical assistance to seniors in their homes in Roswell & Artesia. Call Carol at 624-9999 or come to 1410 S. Main St. Roswell to apply. www.BeAComfortkeeper.com
SELF-STORAGE FACILITY seeking part-time Employee. Capable of Lawn maintenance, Cleaning empty units, hauling trash, Etc. Must be 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, Roswell, NM 88202
THE ROSWELL JOB CORPS CENTER is currently taking applications for the following positions: Independent Living Manager: Responsible for residential and recreation activities within the dormitories and recreation venues providing for maximum program coordination, student safety/wellbeing, discipline and preparation of records and reports in accordance with government and management regulations. Must have a Postsecondary Degree with two years experience working with youth and two years experience in a supervisory capacity. Driver’s license with an acceptable driving record required. Must successfully pass a background check. Career Technical Instructor Substitute Automotive- High school or equivalent education and one year of knowledge and experience in the related automotive field. Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Must successfully pass a background check. APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY View Job Description and Apply online at: www.chugachjobs.com Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F, D/V
Roswell Daily Record
045. Employment Opportunities PRODUCTION WORKERS-#102877 Production workers needed. Must be able to pass drug test. Apply at AmeriPride Linen between 8:00am and 11:00am 04/20 thru 04/26 at 515 N. Virginia, Roswell, NM 88201. Competitive Salary and benefits! No phone calls will be accepted! AA/EEO Employer M/F/D/V
JOB OPENING SYSTEM OPERATOR LEA COUNTY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. LOVINGTON, NEW MEXICO (HEADQUARTERS) Responsibilities: • Monitor control system loads, voltages, etc., through the operation of control room metering panels, SCADA system and PC software programs. • Maintain database for outage reporting. • Maintain lock-out/tagout log for the line and substation devices and plant equipment. • Inspect and test overcurrent and reclosing relays. • Provide assistance after normal working hours during storms, outages and emergencies on a regularly scheduled rotating basis, normally in the Operation Center. • Shift work. • Subject to drug/alcohol testing. • Background check required. • Understanding of electrical schematics. • Aptitude to learn computer programs. • Basics of remote terminal unit (RTU) functions. • Principles of relaying in an electrical system. Interested applicants may apply at Lea County Electric or contact: Administrative Services Department (575) 396-3631
PEACHTREE VILLAGE is hiring for a PT cook. Must be able to work weekends. Must be able to cook in large quantity. Serious inquiries only, apply at 1301 W. Country Club Rd., M-F from 8-5. No Phone Calls. DENTAL ASSISTANT needed for dental office. Experience preferred. Bilingual a plus. Radiology Certification required. Must be reliable & hardworking. Please bring resume to 3751 N. Main St., Suite D. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! NURSE PRACTIONER Lincoln County Medical Center, Ruidoso, NM Now seeking qualified applicants for Walk-in Clinic. Full time position, hours 12 noon - 9pm. Applicant must have Family Practice experience. ER & ICU experience a plus. Position requires a highly motivated, multi-task individual. An affiliate of Presbyterian Healthcare Services, EOE, we offer competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefit package. To learn more about Lincoln County Medical Center, Ruidoso visit www.mylcmcruidoso.com To apply online please visit: www.phs.org; Careers; Job Opportunities. For further information, contact Deana Moses, Human Resources at 575-2578256
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7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Overtime is required as well as on-call schedules. Candidates must have a strong background in piping fabrication and installations gained either through work experience or technical school training. Experienced with the maintenance, repair, and new installations of both welded piping and screwed piping. Must have a strong background and understanding of refinery maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of gate, globe, and check valves. The successful candidate will be trained on asbestos abatement and will be part of the candidate’s duties. A high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required. Must complete a comprehensive written pre-employment examination. Must be able to read, develop, and interpret blueprints and piping isometrics. Ability to work in close confined spaces and wear respiratory protective equipments (No Beards). Must be able to climb to heights exceeding 100 feet. Ability to work more than 40 hours per week. A comprehensive physical examination must be satisfactorily completed. Successful candidate will be on alternating oncall schedules. A DRUG SCREEN IS PART OF THE PHYSICAL. Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently. Should be able to cope with several problems or projects at the same time. Able to make decision and take responsibility. Strong analytical skills required. A comprehensive fringe benefit package for employee and family. The program includes medical, dental, life insurance, disability insurance, paid holidays, paid vacations, 401K savings and retirement plans. The company reserves the right to hire a #2 Pipefitter if no qualified #1 Pipefitter is available. No. 1 - $33.50/hour; No. 2 – 31.86. A 180-day probationary period applies. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must be able to be contacted by telephone. Please visit us at http://www.hollycorp.com/about_opps.cfm to view and apply for current opportunities with Holly Corporation. Application must be submitted by 4:00 pm on April 27, 2011. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, age, national origin, gender, or disability. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F
Plant Administrative Assistant
Leprino Foods Company, the nation’s premier manufacturer of mozzarella cheese, is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Plant Administrative Assistant.
The position reports to the Plant Manager. The Plant Administrative Assistant must be able to perform mathematical functions and be skilled in Microsoft Office suite, GroupWise, etc. The incumbent must be able to read, write and comprehend procedures, which direct the position’s assignments. The position is responsible for printing daily management reports. Attend meetings for support and note taking as assigned. This person organizes Management meetings, or other events that require meals such as exempt personnel training, corporate training meetings, etc. The Plant Administrative Assistant arranges travel activities for current and new exempt personnel. Other assignments as dictated per above activities. The incumbent is responsible to keep and maintain these reports; Plant Manager’s Weekly report, stats package, closing financial reports, minutes of meetings, etc. Leprino Foods Company offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and life insurance; paid vacation, 401K matched retirement program and Profit Sharing retirement program.
If you possess the above qualifications and are eager to work for a stable, growing company, please fax or mail resume to:
Leprino Foods Attn: Loretta Maese 5600 Omaha Road Roswell, NM 88203 Re: Plant Administrative Assistant Fax: (575)347-5201 Leprino Foods in an equal opportunity employer supporting a drug free workplace. M/F/D/V
045. Employment Opportunities
045. Employment Opportunities
RECEPTIONIST NEEDED for busy eye care office. Applicant must have a likable, outgoing, and optimistic personality. Should be able to deal with a steady flow of patients in a kind, caring, and compassionate manner. Must have a proven track record of loyalty and stability with previous employers. Qualifications should include experience answering a multiline telephone, working one-onone with a large number of patients/customers, experience with office management software, acquainted with basics of insurance filing and reimbursement, and experience asking for and receiving payments. Preferred qualifications include filing medical claims, reconciling and entering insurance payments, and making patient appointments. Please send your resume c/o Roswell Daily Record, P.O. Box 1897, Box 263, Roswell, NM 88202.
Peppers Grill & Bar is accepting applications for all positions. Applications available between 2:00 and 4:00 pm, 500 N. Main
SIERRA MACHINERY, Inc. a full line distributor for heavy construction and mining equipment has an opening for a “Warehouse/Parts Delivery/Rental Fleet Attendant.” Sierra offers excellent pay and benefits, training opportunities, and a brand new facility on 7179 Roswell Hwy. in Artesia, New Mexico. To apply send your resume to 915-779-1092; or, apply in person at the address above. WANTED; 29 serious people to work from home using computer. Up to $1500-$5000 PT/FT. Contact is www.TopRecruitingsite. com or 760-243-2527 Laundry Attendant. PT days/evenings shift. Apply in person at 913 S. Sunset. PVT JOB OPENINGS ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN PVT has an opening for an Engineering Technician who will be designing new copper, coax and fiber facilities, including staking in the field with the use of a GPS and drawing staking sheets with computer mapping system. The position is based at Headquarters in Artesia. Ideal individual will possess a high school diploma, college hours/degree a plus and/or specialized training in land descriptions, legal surveys and knowledge of AutoCad software preferred. BUSINESS SUPPORT SPECIALIST PVT has an opening for an enthusiastic sales person. This person would be responsible for prospecting, contacting and successfully selling all products and services of PVT and PVT NetWorks throughout our service area. The position is based at Headquarters in Artesia. Ideal individual will possess a high school diploma and 3 to 4 years experience in sales. College hours / degree a plus. PVT provides a competitive wage, sales commission and benefits package. Applications may be obtained at PVT Headquarters. Resumes, including wage history, may be sent to Peñasco Valley Telecommunications, H. R. Dept., 4011 W. Main, Artesia, NM 88210. E-mail to: email@example.com Fax to: 575.736.1376. Equal Opportunity Employer ROSWELL LUMBER Do It Center, 200 S. Main is currently accepting applications for a Class B Local Truck Driver. Applicants must possess a Valid Drivers License, High School Diploma or equivalent, be able to lift 100lbs, be willing to work a varied schedule Monday-Saturday, and be 18 years of age for either position. Bilingual and forklift experience are a major plus. Bring a copy of your current driving record and apply to Danny Cordova, Monday-Friday, 2-4:00pm. No phone calls please. Roswell Lumber Do-It Center offers a Drug Free Work Environment.
FLORDIA BOUND! Guys/Gals to travel USA with coed business group representing major Rock&Roll, Fashion and Sport publications! Transportation furnished. Must start ASAP. Call Wendi 1-888-990-7899. LOCAL COMPANY now accepting applications for full time tree climber-pruner trainee. Call 624-1611. NOW TAKING applications for Experienced Servers. Must be 21 years of age and liquor certified. Apply in person at Billy Ray’s, 118 E. 3rd. No phone calls, please. BUSY SALON with hair station & a small private room available. 817-7573863 ABLE TO TRAVEL. Hiring 8 People. No Experience Necessary. Transportation & Lodging Furnished. Paid Training. Work and Travel Entire USA. Start Today! www.protekchemical.com 208-590-0365 DOMINO’S PIZZA is now hiring drivers. Earn up to $13 per hour. Apply online today at careers.dominos.com NOW HIRING experienced grill cooks, fry cooks, broiler cooks & preps. Full & part time available. Apply in person only, M-F, 11am-4pm. No phone calls. Cattleman’s Steak & Seafood, 2010 S. Main. CITY OF Roswell Transit System Vehicle Operator Regular Part-Time Part-time position transporting passengers for the Pecos Trails Transit System. Hours will vary to include weekdays, evenings, weekends and holidays. Must possess Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a “P” endorsement. If selected the applicant will be required to successfully pass a post-offer preemployment drug screen and physical/DOT examination as a condition of employment. Salary range $9.4686 to $13.6716 per hour. Complete job description and required application form available from Human Resources Office, 425 N. Richardson, 624-6700, Ext. 268 or online at www.roswell-nm.gov (application and waiver forms must be submitted). Deadline is 5:00 pm on May 18, 2011. EOE ADMIRAL BEVERAGE is hiring CDL driver position must be filled immediately, and only serious prospects need apply. Must have clean driving record. Great benefits, excellent pay, group health insurance. 1018 S. Atkinson
075. Air Conditioning Affordable Refrigerated conditioning heat pumps evap coolers furnaces, duct work & installations 317-4147 SWAMP COOLER service & repair professional & affordable. Free estimates. Frank 624-5370, 637-2211
NEED CHILD care? Find the widest range of available childcare for your children and their needs. 1-800691-9067 or www.newmexic okids.org. You may also call us; Family Resource & Referral 6229000 and we can help you navigate the system.
135. Ceramic Tile FLOORING SPECIALIST,
laminate, stone, wood, ceramic, Call 317-7015
140. Cleaning JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252
Roswell Daily Record 140. Cleaning HOUSE/OFFICE Cleaning low prices. Excellent work call anytime. 575-973-2649 575-973-3592 .SUNSHINE WINDOW Service. We do Windows Brite. Free estimates. Commercial and residential. 575-626-5458 or 575-626-5153.
225. General Construction TEE TIME Construction Commercial/Residential Construction - Spray foam insulation, framing, cement, roofing, drywalln painting, New Construction of Homes, Additions, Remodeling, and Metal Buildings. Licensed & Bonded. Call 575-626-9686
HOUSEKEEPING- Home and/or office. Honest & dependable. 575-749-4900 or 575-578-1447
230. General Repair
HOME & office honest & dependable excellent references. Painting small side jobs. Call 317-6326
T-LEVEL CONSTRUCTION Inc. Handyman for a day. Call John for all your misc. repairs. 317-1477
185. Electrical ALLIANCE ELECTRIC Any size electrical job. Lic#367386. 575-840-7937
BIG HORN Electric Professional work, affordable price. 575-3178345 NM Lic#367662.
195. Elderly Care
DEPENDABLE PRIVATE Caregiver to the rescue, reasonable rates, certified to give meds, will take to appts., excellent refer. yrs. of exp. Tina 420-8877
Fence Restoration, new installs, fast quote, lic#367947. BBB Member. 575840-8395 M.G. HORIZONS free estimates for installation. Chainlink, wood, metal & block. 575-623-1991
220. Furniture Repair REPAIR & Refinish furniture & build furniture. Southwest Woods. 1727 SE Main. 623-0729 or 626-8466 Hrs 7-3pm. Call before you come in case he’s out running errands. www.southwestwoods furniture.com.
225. General Construction
Carpentry, Drywall, Painting, doors, windows, tile work. Lic., Insured, Bonded. 914-7002 Dean
HANDY MAN plumbing roofing, carpentry and most other forms of construction. Free est. Jay 575-317-6215 WILL DO clean-up, hauling & odd jobs. 637-9641 Discount maintenance Ktchn, Bthrm, Flring specialist & all phases of Gen. repair. Ref. avail. 3177015
Will Haul away anything, storage, storage building & etc. 575-914-0864 PROPERTY CLEANUPS Tear down old bldgs, barns, haul trash, old farm equip. 347-0142/317-7738
Need Work Done? Dilello Construction Backhoe/concrete & more 575-937-0823
270. Landscape/ Lawnwork
CALL BOB lawn mowing, trash hauling, clean-up, reasonable prices. 575-420-2670
WE WORK Cut Lawns Lots - Trees - Haul & rototilling. Will 317-7402 ORTEGA’S LAWN Mowing, rototilling, pressure washing, trash hauling, sprinkler repairs, etc! Call James 575-4448555, Connie 575-444-8519 Free Estimates
270. Landscape/ Lawnwork
270. Landscape/ Lawnwork
CHAVEZ SPRINKLER CO. COMPLETE LANDSCAPING AND SPRINKLER SYSTEM & REPAIRS, ROCK WORK, TREES, SHRUBS, TRACTOR & DUMP TRUCK WORK. FREE ESTIMATES. CALL HECTOR 420-3167
Professional lawn care, tree/hedge trimming sprinkler repair & much more 914-0260 LAWN & Sprinkler maintenance. Will negotiate prices to fit your budget. 347-5648 or 6260518 WEEKEND WARRIOR Lawn Service mowing, property cleanup, residential rain gutter cleaning, and much more 575-626-6121 Greenscapes Sprinkler Systems Lawn mowing, field mowing, gravel, sodhydro seed, pruning, tilling, For dependable & reliable service call 622-2633 or 910-0150. Roswell Lawn Service mow trim pruning & general cleanup rototill 444-7652. DECORATIVE CONCRETE LANDSCAPE BORDERS Tired of black plastic, metal, wood, or brick as your landscape edging? Discover the convenience of decorative, continuous concrete landscape border. Your border can be plain grey cement, or can be colored and textured. A decorative concrete landscape border is an attractive, permanent landscape accent. It will not rust like metal, decompose like wood, break like plastic, or move like brick. It is one continuous piece of concrete that can be colored to accent the landscape, and can be stamped with a variety of designs. Call Landscape Borders by Larry at 575420-6765 for a free estimate.
GONZALES ENTERPRISES We specialize in sprinklers, landscaping, sod, reseeding, fertilizing, flagstone paving stones, trees, odd jobs. Just ask, we may do it. 575-3178053 Yard Srvc. odd jobs gen. yard work weeding, mowing etc. 910-2486/420-3837
285. Miscellaneous Services
THE NEW MEXICO SEED LOAN PROGRAM is available to small businesses owned by individuals with diabilities and provides low interest loans for the purchase of equipment and related supplies needed to expand or start a business. Contact the New Mexico Seed Loan Program at 1-800-8662253 or www.nmseedloans.org for more information. A low interest loan program of DVR State of New Mexico.
PROFESSIONAL COMPUTER services at affordable prices. Call (575)3179930.
310. Painting/ Decorating
TIME TO PAINT? Quality interior and exterior painting at affordable prices. Call 637-9108.
LAWN MOWING Best prices Call 623-3709 or cell 910-3787
Quality Painting! Interior, Exterior at prices you can afford. Mike 910-7012
WE OFFER professional Residential design and construction. We also offer sprinkler and landscape design and construction. Design Only Services for Do It Yourselfer’s available. For more information call (575) 420-1615. Small projects welcomed. N.M. licensed.
PAINTER 25+ yr. exp. Intr/extr/wood repair. Ref. avail. 317-7015
Sunday, April 24, 2011
400. Tax Service
BERRONES CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling, painting, ceramic tile, sheds, additions, fencing. Licensed, Bonded. Ray: 625-9924 / 626-4153.
ANAYA GRC & Tax Services. The tax deadline is approaching. 508 W. 2nd. 6231513 Our prices are the best in town.
ACUNA PAINTING & Repair Residential & Commercial remodeling, and additions Licensed & Bonded 6242027, 317-7674 Senior Discounts NO JOB too small, repair, remodeling, etc. Reasonable rates, quality work. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const., Inc. 626-4079 or 622-2552. REASONABLE REMODELING Contractor Specializing on kitchen & bathrooms. New Additions & Roofing. NM Lic. 27043. 317-4147.
RWC SHINGLE Roofings. Insurance. Hector (575)9108397 www.rancheroswelding.com
RWC Bobcat and Dump Works. Insurance. Hector (575)9108397. www.rancheroswelding.com
LANGFORD TRACTOR work. Septic tanks installed/inspected. Blade work and backhoe work. Gravel, topsoil. 623-1407.
410. Tree Service
STUMP GRINDING. Big Stumps & back yard stumps. Tree and shrub work. Free estimates. 6234185
Allen’s Tree Srvc. The oldest tree service in Roswell. Million $ ins. 6261835 TREE SERVICE Experienced, free estimate. John 575-317-4317
Need A Roof?
Call R & R Construction 18 years in Roswell. 622-0072
RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insurance. www.rancheroswelding.com
T-LEVEL CONSTRUCTION Inc. Call John 317-1477 Guaranteed Shingle Roof jobs. Locally owned. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const. 626-4079 or 6222552.
395. Stucco Plastering
RWC Lath and Stucco. Insurance. Hector (575)9108397 www.rancheroswelding.com
Hector (575) 910-8397
WELD ANYTHING ranch pipe, or repair and etc. 575-914-0864
440. Window Repair
AQUARIUS GLASS For Less. Screens, Patio & Shower Drs., Table Tops & Mirrors. 623-3738.
T-LEVEL CONSTRUCTION Inc. Call John 317-1477
485. Business Opportunities EARN $1500-$3000 part time. Call me now & I’ll show you how. 623-0459 FOR SALE FENCED COMMERCIAL PROPERTY 210x115 w/3200 SQFT SHOP & OFFICE IN & OUTSIDE PARKING. 100 N. PINE. CALL 575-910-2070. BUILD YOUR own homebase business making $1000-$5000 month. Call 575-420-0107.
490. Homes For Sale 1502 Oljato, 3 br, 2 ba, 3 car garage, over 2,000 sf, + Sr. water rights, 2.5 acres, $350,000 2807 E. Brasher, 3 bdrm, 2 ba, 2 car garage, RV parking, plus a guest house $129,900 #8 La Paz, 4br, 2ba, 2 car garage, approx. 2068 sf, $238,000 3105 W. 8th, 3br, 2.5ba, 2 car garage, approx. 2308 sf, RV/carport $265,000 1604 E. Alameda, 3br, lot size 63x512, $75,000. Joyce Ansley 910-3732. Century 21 Home Planning 622-0021
DO YOU earn $800 in a day? Your Own Local Candy Route! 25 Machines and Candy All for $9995. 877-915-8222 All Major Credit Cards Accepted!
Reduced for quick sale $98,000, Brokers welcome. #3 Forest Dr. 2050 square feet. 4 Bedroom, 1 3/4 bath. Esquibel Real Estate. 575-6267550 CISCO
2BR HOUSE for sale. $16,000 OBO. 910-7271 or 914-2369
490. Homes For Sale 4Bd, 1 Ba, new paint, carpet, doors,fncd yrd, $59,500, M-Th 624-1331
OPEN HOUSE Sunday 2-4pm, Price Reduced. Enchanted Hills 3/2.5/2 @ 3303 Shinkle Dr. Built in 2006. FSBO 8409572 323 E Hervey: 4br, 2ba - 2000 sq ft home w/upstairs bedroom &balcony. Remodeled kitchen w/marble countertops & stainless steel appliances, ceramic tile throughout the house, whirpool & double sink in master bathroom $102,000w/owner finance w/20% down. 626-9593 1413 E Hoagland: 2br,1 ba, & laundry room. Large lot w/fenced yard. Storage shed & covered carport. New paint & flooring. $52,000 - 626-9593
3/1, NEWLY remodeled, large backyard, near Goddard & Wool Bowl. 626-1019 or 625-0605 BEAUTIFUL 2004, 2 story mountain home in upper canyon, Ruidoso, NM. 3br 2 full baths, 3 decks, new furnishings, backyard. $299,000. 626-2249 LEASE/PURCHASE OPPORTUNITY. Rent is applied to down payment at closing. Call Connie @ 626-7948 for details. RE/MAX of Roswell
495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale
RUIDOSO, NM AREA – 3 acres w/city water and city maintained roads near small fishing pond and golf course. Only $17,900. Financing avail. Call NMRS 1-866-906-2857.
PLUMAIR, REASONABLE repairs. Plumbing, heating, cooling, new construction, heatpumps. NM Lic. 27043. Call 317-4147 or 623-0770.
Our Business is Growing Local Driving Opportunities! Based in Dalhart, TX and Roswell & Clovis NM
NEW PAY PACKAGE!! Up to $60K/Year * Medical, Dental and Vision *Excellent 401(k) Plan *Paid Holidays & Vacation CDL-A w/tank end, and 1 yr. T/T experience
www.ruan.com Dedicated to Diversity. EOE
Dispatch Assistant and Transportation Supervisor Needed in Clovis NM *Looking for strong customer service and computer skills *Associate’s degree or relevant work experience preferred. Relocation Offered Email your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org www.ruan.com Dedicated to Diversity. EOE
Multi-Media Specialist, (2011001877), NMSU Carlsbad. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three years experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined. Position is contingent on funding. Review of completed applications will begin on April 29, 2011 and applications received after this date may be considered. For more details, visit: http://www.cavern.nmsu.edu. NMSU Carlsbad is an EEO/AA Employer
Leprino Foods Job Fair
Leprino Foods Company, the nation’s premier manufacturer of mozzarella cheese, is currently seeking qualified applicants for our Manufacturing positions. Successful candidates must be able to work in a 24/7 team environment, have a strong work history, and possess the ability to work safely in a fast-paced, continuously operating environment. Candidates should also possess a high school diploma or GED.
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell April 25, 2011 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Leprino foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a competitive benefit package to include medical, dental, vision, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, Only the first 100 applications will be accepted. profit sharing, 401(k), paid time off, incentive bonus and strong growth potential
Leprino Foods is an equal opportunity employer supporting a drug and tobacco free workplace M/F/D/V
EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-ROSWELL POSITION
Security Officer-3rd Shift 12:00am-8:30am
CLOSING DATE May 06, 2011
Specific information on the above positions may be obtained by calling (575) 624-7412 or (575) 624-7061 or our website www.roswell.enmu.edu TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application for each job for which they are applying. A complete application packet consists of a letter of interest, resume, an ENMU-R Application form, and complete transcripts for those positions requiring a degree and/or if claiming college education. Failure to submit a complete application packet and all its requirements will invalidate your application. The ENMU-R application and job announcement(s) for the above position(s) are available in the Human Resources office at ENMURoswell, 61 University Blvd., Roswell, NM 88202 or on our website www.roswell.enmu.edu. Completed applications MUST be in the Human Resources office by 12:00 p.m. on Friday of the closing day, to be considered for this position. HR office hours are Monday – Thursday 7:30 – 6:00 and Friday from 8:00 – 12:00. Successful applicants will be subjected to a Background Investigation prior to appointment. Appointment will be conditional upon satisfactory completion of Background Investigation. New Mexico is an open record state. Therefore, it is the policy of the University to reveal to the public the identities of the applicants for whom interviews are scheduled. ENMU-Roswell reserves the right to cancel, change, or close any advertised position at any time. The decision to do so will be based upon the needs of the University and the final determination will rest with the President. ENMU-Roswell is an EOE/AA/ADA Employer
Division Orders Associate IV
BASIC FUNCTION: Provides advanced administrative support and technical assistance work for the designated department with minimal supervision. May direct or lead the work of others from time-to-time. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA) Provides recommendations for process improvements and gathers evidence to support recommendations; provides periodic reporting to appropriate departments and management; performs complex office responsibilities; maintains various records and lease files with up-to-date changes; performs various data entry assignments; ensures timely revenue payments for designated properties; ensures all record maintenance (estates, conveyance instruments, trusts, life estates, joint tenancies, bankruptcies, etc.) takes place in an efficient and timely manner; works with other business units (lead records, accounting, and marketing) to ensure all aspects of record maintenance are successfully intertwined. Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their manager, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion EXPERIENCE: 8 or more years of on-the-job experience are required. EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: A minimum of a High School degree or equivalent is required. REQUIRED SKILLS: Advanced knowledge of office management principles and practices, and administrative procedures; advanced word processing, database, electronic mail and spreadsheet applications skills; good written and verbal communication skills; advanced ability to implement new systems and procedures and to evaluate their effectiveness; intermediate customer service skills; detail oriented. SUPERVISORY/MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: May direct or lead the work of others from time-to-time. WORK CONDITIONS: Office based. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Job conditions may require light lifting, sitting and bending. Ability to operate and drive all assigned company vehicles at company standard insurance rates is essential – inability to maintain standard insurance rates is grounds for dismissal. Valid State driver’s license and proof of insurance required. Please visit us at http://www.hollycorp.com/about_opps.cfm to view and apply for current opportunities with Holly Corporation. Application must be submitted by 4:00 pm on May 11, 2011. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, age, national origin, gender, or disability. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F
D6 Sunday, April 24, 2011 495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale
540. Apartments Unfurnished
550. Houses for RentUnfurnished
3+ACRES ON E. Pine Lodge Rd, $30,000, terms: $3000 dn, $300 mo, 0% int. 575-3613083/887-5915.
Town Plaza Apartments Utilities paid - Gas and Electric. New Owners, friendly new managers. New Remodeled 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 rent! 575-623-2735. 2nd year, 1 free month rent
3-2 $650, 3-1 $575, $300 deposit, 1-1 $600 all bills pd, Al 703-0420, 202-4702
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 NMRS 888676-6979. Small Farm, 6 acres, irrigation, 4+br, 2 & 3/4 ba., central air, FP, 2 out buildings, porches, barn, much more $279,500. 425-864-5483 6 PLUS acres in Buena Vida subdivision w/electricity, in phase 1 w/beautiful view. Possible owner financing. 626-9686 5 ACRES, $25K as is, septic system, 3809 Zinnia, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331
500. Businesses for Sale
Business Or lot for sale 410 S. Main for more info call 623-9772 or 420-9072
505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property
Restaurant bldg, $275K cash/trade for Ruidoso prprty, MTh 624-1331
1&2Bd, wtr pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 624-1331 PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHAN TED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. 2 BD 1 ba 207 W. Mathews Apt. C $575 mo. $300 DD all bills paid. 317-6479 EFFICIENCY 1 br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. 1 OR 2 bd, all bills pd, no pets, no smoking, no HUD 623-6281
515. Mobile Homes - Sale
EFFICIENCY 2 BR, downtown, clean, water paid. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD Call 623-8377
1996 CLAYTON 16x60 two br two bath in Roswell. Nice & clean with refrigerator, cook stove refrigerated air. Selling cheap $16,900. Must be moved. 575-611-0035. D01090
3 BR 2 ba. $700 mo. $400 dep. Call 575-420-0675
QUIET PLEASANT senior living. Immaculate 2br, 2ba, Cameo, new roof, siding, awnings & A/C. Must see!! 317-6870 #057 2004 Fleetwood, 16x60, 2br/2ba, like new, all appliances, also awnings both sides, setup in adult park, north side. Priced to sell. 575-622-0035. D01090 1994 FLEETWOOD doublewide, 28x52, 3br, 2ba in Carlsbad. Has appliances except refrigerator. Has fireplace, needs some paint, otherwise very nice. Selling cheap, $19,900. Must be moved. 575-622-0035. D01090 SINGLE WIDE 2/2 in Villa Park, A/C, metal roof, new water heater, all newer appliances. Asking $22.5. 627-6123 ADULT PARK 2br, 2 car port, 2ba, very clean, 200 E. 22nd #1 owner will finance, $49,500. 9103732
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. www.BuenaVidaLand.com Mobile Home Lot size 60x134 $18,000. Owner financing w/ $4000 down. 50 lots to choose from. On Washington & Brasher. We Take Visa and Mastercard! 420-1352. 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, $55K. Call Jim 910-7969. HAGERMAN LOTS for sale. York Avenue, Posey subdivision, 1 block from Hagerman schools, $5000. 420-1352 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, 6266791, 626-4337 NEED TO sell liquidation price $6k! Selling lot with utilities, located at 505 S. Ash Ave.Call 505-315-3228 won’t last, owner financing avail. Will trade for truck.
535. Apartments Furnished 1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 6241331
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.
SPACIOUS 2br/2ba, all electric, w/d hookup, no pets $600/$350. 910-0827 UPDATED 2br/1ba, all electric, w/d hookup, $575/$350. 910-0827 EFFICIENCY Bills paid. Call 317-1212 or 622-9011
545. Houses for Rent-Furnished FLETC Homes for rent. Long & short term rentals. 5 minutes from FLETC. Brand new & beautiful! Visit our website: www.lgrentalhomes.com or Call 420-0519 or 910-7670 NEED A furnished home at a reasonable rental rate? Drive by 2604 Gaye Dr. Approx. 3,000 sqft, unique home. Call Sherlea Taylor, 575-420-1978 or 575-6242219 for details. CLEAN, REMODELED, 2br homes North of 2nd St. Tree-shaded yards, some fenced, beautifully furnished, $750-$900 mo. Call Brenda 626-6286. NOW AVAILABLE 2/2/1 CAR GARAGE. Fullyfurnished, all electric, newer duplex with all amenities. Xeriscape landscaping, fenced backyard, quiet, near shopping + schools. For showing call Eliot. 575-5780617 3/2/2, landscaped home in N. Roswell, roommate needed to share rent, $435 mo, all utilities pd, some pets allowed. 317-0251
550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 2&3 Bd, 1&2 Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 624-1331 LOOKING FOR a place to rent? Let us help you!! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors, 501 N. Main. (575) 624-2262 Stop by to pick up a list of our available rentals or check them out online at www.roswellforrent.com!
3 BD/1 ba. 91 Lighthall., ref air, RIAC $650 mo., $650 dep. 627-9942. EXCELLENT REMODELED 2br house, near Cahoon Park, hardwoods, tile, & new heat pump. Trees & park-like setting. $880/mo. Show weekend 626-6286 EXECUTIVE 3 BR / 2BA home 2,800 sqft., dual AC, fenced, $1,400/mo, $1,400/dep. 627-9942 TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 HOUSE FOR rent NE Roswell. Good location. 3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath, large living room. $995.00 per month plus deposit. Call 575 937-2195. 2004 W. Juniper, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, appliances, utility room, 1 car garage w/opener, large backyard, $900 plus utilities, $750 deposit. 575-703-0298 or 575-624-2774 2 BR 2 ba $575 mo. $500 dep. 1312 N. Missouri Julie 505-220-0617
306 NORTHWOOD, 3BR 2BA, $925 month, 2712 Park, 3BR 2BA, $1350 month, 4707 W. McGaffey, 3BR 2BA, $1250 month, 207 Pima, 3BR 2BA, $1400 month, 1614 N. Pontiac, 2BR 1BA, $500 month, 700 S. Pine, 3BR 2BA, $850 month, Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N. Main St, 575-622-4604. CSD PROPERTY Mngmt RE/MAX of Roswell email@example.com 575-637-3716 575-622-7191 105 N Lea-B 1/1, W/D hook-up $375 Dep $375 Mo 1405 Latigo 3/2/2, 2600sf, Fridge, Stove AC, Fenced Yard, Sprinklers $1200 Dep $1500 Mo 808 W Deming 2/1, Stove, Fridge, W/D $550 Dep $575 Mo 3010 Futura 3/2/1, Stove, Fridge, AC $900 Dep $1150 COUNTRY LIVING at its best 3/2 with 2-car garage on 5 acres. Central heat/air, fireplace, all appliances furnished. Use of indoor pool during summer months. $990/mo., 1st & last month required. Located at 6 Mistico in Buena Vida Subdivision, 10 mi west of downtown Roswell. 575-6231800 or 575-317-6409 2BR/1BA, $550MO, $350 dep, wtr pd, no pets or HUD. 910-1300 3 BR 1.5 bath no Hud/pets $875 mo. $600 dep. avail. 6/1/11. 420-5930. 2bd, 1ba $425mo 300 dep ref. no pets, w/d hook ups 317-3222 1415 W. Tilden, 2br, stove, ref., $500 mo, plus dep, no pets or HUD, must have references. You pay bills. Call 625-0512. 3BR/2BA, FR, LR, DR, Fireplace, 2 car gar, Lg yard, no pets or HUD, $975mo, $600dep, 2200 Palomar Dr. 910-7969.
555. Mobile Homes for Rent MOBILE HOME in country. Need someone w/maintenance skills, painting, etc. 1 needs repairs, 1 recently remodeled. 626-2077 or 420-1570 2BR, 1BA mobile home, $500mo/$400dep. Call 623-3105.
569. Mobile Home Spaces/Lots
EASY LIVING community - 1337 McCall Loop, Roswell. Long term RV’s welcome. 624-2436
570. Mobile Home Courts
SOUTH FORK. A 55 & above community w/large quiet and attractive lots for people that care. 624-1742 500 W Brasher Rd.
580. Office or Business Places OFFICE SPACE for Rent. Prime downtown area, 2,061 sq.ft. Please call 622-8711. OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT 900 sqft, one large room, two small rooms, two storage spaces, restroom, central cooling, all carpeted, $600 per month. for appointment call Rex Smith, 1725 SE Main St, 622 6460 or 622-4552
580. Office or Business Places 3106 N. Main $1200 mo. $1200 dep. 627-9942 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 or 420-1352 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 4202546.
PROFESSIONAL OFFICES. Two locations: 1,600 SF. 7 suites at $1,050 per month and 863 SF,4 suite office plus waiting room at $550.00. EZ access and good parking both locations. Call 420-2100. STOREFRONT/Retail/ 800 sqft 20ft utilities pd. 2102 S. Main $550mo. 627-9942
605. Miscellaneous for Sale NEED FURNITURE? Shop Blair’s Trading Post for the best prices in town for your household items. We buy & sell furniture, appliances, home decor, collectibles, electronics, saddles, jewelry, tools, fishing & camping items, movies plus everything else from A-Z. Including many hard to find items. Serving Roswell for 40 years. Open daily 9-5. Accept Visa & MC. 5611 Hummingbird Ln. 627-2033 Power wheelchair, hospital bed, commode chair, grab bars. 622-7638 REACH OVER 500,000 READERS in more than 30 newspapers across the state for one low price. Contact your local newspaper’s classified department or visit nmpress.org for details. THE TREASURE Chest, 1204 W. Hobbs. New inventory: Old fiesta, Hull, Bauer, carnival depression glass, boxes of clothes, dressers, yardage thrifts, American pickers welcome, 914-1855. TWIN BED $150, Lazy Boy chair $50, end or bedside table $15, small electric fireplace $50. 575-6233532 after 3pm. 26” DIABLO rims, $3000 OBO. 840-4801 NEW, SIZE 8.5 Harley Davidson “Paraspinna” Boots made by Wolverine $60. New Fulmer 1/2 and 3/4 face motorcycle helmets $30-$40. Nice, wooden framed oval wall mirror $30. 575-623-2223 TWIN BEDS, head and foot boards, bed spreads, 1 elec. blanket, 1 extra brand new mattress. 622-0458 MASSIVE ANTIQUE Buffet: Dark English Oak w/3 beveled glass doors, marble pull-out, drawers & glass shelf. Comes w/2 skeleton keys to lock top & bottom separately. $950 OBO. 624-0795 DR FIELD & Brush mower for heavy grass, weeds, bushes, saplings. Used once. Sell for $1200. Perfect condition. 623-1599
Want a hot deal with the following items: Hot Wheels-Collectors items Star Wars, Power Rangers, Sports cards, Nascar, odds & ends Blair’s Flea Market
605. Miscellaneous for Sale
Roswell Daily Record 745. Pets for Sale
NICE - Clean Sealy sofa, 8’ chair/ottoman, 1930s Duncan Phyfe sofa. 575-937-8658
DOG GROOMER located at 1301 E. 2nd. Now accepting new clients. 575-495-1958. Large dogs welcome.
REFRIDGE $500 obo, Craftsman wk bench $100 obo, 2 leather couches $1000 obo. 622-4573
YORKIE PUPPIES AKC 2 males small, fully weaned, shots current, 12 wks old 622-8888 leave message.
Riding mower $650, 42” cut 22 HP, top cond., call M-Th 8am-4pm 624-1331
1999 CHEVROLET HD2500 8 passenger van LS, rear vents, 61000 miles, like new. 626-2192
Kenmore 70 series dryer $100, babyswing $50, blue bouncer $25, motion Glider $60, playpen $50,637-6455
TIRES $10 EACH!
P-265/65R17 CALL 575-420-9083 FOR SALE: Extra long couch, mist green, pink flower print, excellent cond. & clean $100. 752-7819 or 626-1947 leave message. DESK, 29X66, great shape, dark wood, 6 drawers, 622-6951. STRONG QUEEN size bed w/8” great mattress, 2 night tables $400, desk $50. 622-6170 or 626-5772
615. Coins, Gold, Silver, Buy, Sell, Trade U.S. & FOREIGN coins and currency, buy, sell or trade, gold and silver coins. 622-7239, 2513 W. 2nd
620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous WILL BUY your unwanted washers & dryers. 626-7470
PAY CASH all day long for household items. Top prices paid for furniture, antiques, appliances, collectibles, tools, saddles, plus everything else from A to Z, including personal estates. 627-2033 or 6236608 INSTANT CASH for unwanted & broken gold & silver jewelry. 578-0805. WE BUY Scrap batteries $4.00 back, 311 S. Virginia. 622-4160
665. Musical Merchandise
GIBSON LES PAUL STUDIO SILVERBURST, 2mos old, pristine condition, ($1400 new), $1100 firm. Better move fast. 575-910-3729
700. Building Materials
STEEL BUILDINGS Huge Savings/Factory Deals 38x50 Reg. $25,300 Now $17,800, 50x96 Reg. $53,800 Now $39,800 www.utilityking.com Source#1CC 866-609-4321
715. Hay and Feed Sale
Alfalfa Hay- sm. bales, oat hay & sudan all grades $4.50-$9.00 per bale. Big bales $90-$140 ea. Firewood. 8:00-5:30 MonSat.1:00-5:00 Sun. Graves Farm & Garden 622-1889 Credit Cards Accepted
745. Pets for Sale
PUPPY LOVE Grooming Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also - 575-420-6655 FREE CATS! Older cats, some spayed, neutered, shy now but will be friendly, all need good homes. 6264708. SWEET CHOCOLATE labe, 4mo, AKC reg, male, $350. 578-1601 REG. MINIATURE Pinscher’s, ready in 4 wks, 2M, 2F. Call 317-4189. GREAT DANE Puppies for sale. 575-752-0447
NAVAJO REFINING COMPANY
Independent petroleum refinery, located in Artesia, NM is seeking employees for Operations Relief. This position requires rotating shift work 24/7 including weekends and holidays as well as extensive overtime. A 4 on 4 off 12 hour shift schedule is standard in Operations. In some departments a normal 40 hour week – 8 hour schedule is standard. This is an entry level position for all classifications (operations, lab, blending, or maintenance) within the refinery. Progression to other positions is dependent on seniority and qualifications if applicable. A high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required. The successful individual must be able to climb to heights more than 150’ and work in close confined spaces, must be able to wear respiratory protection equipment and have minimal and manicured facial hair. Beards are prohibited for this position. A comprehensive physical examination must be satisfactorily completed. A DRUG/ALCOHOL SCREEN IS PART OF THE PHYSICAL. A valid state driver’s license and the ability to be contacted by telephone are necessary. The individual must be able to work in a hazardous environment, be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently, make decisions, take responsibility, and work with minimal supervision. A detailed written examination will be administered to interested candidates to assess aptitude and basic knowledge required for the position. A comprehensive fringe benefit package for employee and family will be offered. The package includes medical, dental, life insurance, paid holidays & vacation time, thrift savings, and retirement plans. The hourly rate is $15.74/hr during training (approx. 90 days) - $25.97/hr once qualified. Apply online at http://www.hollycorp.com/about_opps.cfm. No applications will be accepted at the refinery. Direct contact with the refinery will result in automatic rejection. Applications must be received by 4:00 pm, May 5, 2011. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, age, national origin, gender, or disability. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F
Great touring bike, road to Daytona & Sturgis. 2006 Yamaha Roadliner 1900, midnight, 12,500 miles, 2 sets of saddlebags, fiberglass & leather lots of extras, $7999. 575-9104382
2004 Yamaha 1100 V-Star, 11k miles, $3650 OBO. 575-8409374 or 627-0052
PUBLIC AUCTION 300+ Travel Trailers, Camp Houses, Mobile Homes, & Modular Cottages NO MINIMUM PRICE! Online Bidding Available. Saturday April 30 @ 10 am Carencro, LA www.hendersonauctions.com 225-686-2252 Lic #136
MAIN TRAILER Sales Inc. Your dealer of choice. Sales, parts, service, consignments, purchases, propane, dump station. 2900 West Second. 6221751, 1-800-929 0046
TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale
2005 KEYSTONE lite wt trailer, 18ft, nice, fully self contained, $7500. 6236105
NICE DOVETAIL car trailer w/electric wench $1800. 626-7488
2000 EAGLE by Jayco 26’ 5th wheel w/living room, kitchen slide out. Sleeps six, new tires in July 2010, electric jacks, very low mileage. NADA book price $9999. Call 622-0803 for an appointment.
1995 CADILLAC Fleetwood, 57k miles, cold A/C, drk blue, 70% Michelins, $4000. 9141001
FOR SALE Zieman factory made 3 rail motorcycle trailer, has radial tires plus spare & rim, has storage box & gas can holder, excellent condition, very low mileage, NM title & permanent license. 575623-9702
795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans
AKC REGISTERED German Shepherd puppies, parents large, $250 each. 575-365-3138
775. Motorcycles & Scooters
780. RV’s & Campers Hauling
780. RV’s & Campers Hauling
1 CUTE Chinese Pugs for sale, 7 weeks! Ready for Easter. 622-6632
775. Motorcycles & Scooters
HONDA CR-500, 1986, good cond. $1,200 OBO. 622-1127x11.
2004 DODGE Stratus, 61k mi beautiful car in excellent cond., $5350, 420-1352
2005 F150 XLT Supercab 4D 2WD, 43350 miles, like new 575626-2192
ATV HONDA, 2005 Four Trax Recon ES, TRX250, yellow,200 miles, $3500 OBO. Cheri 575-622-1127 x 11.
76 GMC Rawhide 1 ton-16’ 350 cid auto, 3 spd excellent cond. Ready go. $2k obo. Jerry 626-3548 or David 416-6695 for appt.
2002 YAMAHA WR250F $1900 OBO. 575-626-7497
18FT COMPANION travel trailer, very nice, $4000. Call 622-9312.
810. Auto Parts & Accessories
Gearstar: Custom built Chevy Turbo 400 transmission Level 2.5/3.2 with slip yoke & custom 10” 2400 Stall converter. Comes with 30k gvw Hayden cooler. Never installed, still crated $1750 Located in Roswell, NM Call 915-637-1224
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Employment Opportunities Salesperson/Agents Employment Agencies Jobs Wanted – M & F
070 Agricultural Analysis 075 Air Conditioning 080 Alterations 085 Appliance Repair 090 Auto Repair 100 Babysitting 105 Childcare 110 Blade Work 115 Bookkeeping 120 Carpentry 125 Carpet Cleaning 130 Carpeting 135 Ceramic Tile 140 Cleaning 145 Clock & Watch Repair 150 Concrete 155 Counseling 160 Crafts/Arts 165 Ditching 170 Drafting 175 Drapery 180 Drilling 185 Electrical 190 Engraving 195 Elderly Care 200 Fencing 205 Fertilizer 210 Firewood – Coal 215 Floor Covering 220 Furniture Repair 224 Garage Door Repair 225 General Construction 226 Waterwell 230 General Repair 232 Chimney Sweep 235 Hauling 240 Horseshoeing 245 House Wrecking 250 Insulation 255 Insurance 260 Ironing & Washing 265 Janitorial 269 Excavating 270 Landscape/Lawnwork 280 Masonry/Concrete 285 Miscellaneous Service 290 Mobile Home Service 293 Monuments 295 Musical 300 Oil Field Services 305 Computers 306 Rubber Stamps 310 Painting/Decorating 315 Pest Control 316 Pets 320 Photography 325 Piano Tuning 330 Plumbing 335 Printing 340 Radio/TV’s/Stereo’s 345 Remodeling 350 Roofing 355 Sand Blasting 356 Satellite 360 Screens/Shutters 365 Security 370 Sewer Service & Repair 375 Sewing Machine Service 380 Sharpening 385 Slenderizing 390 Steam Cleaning 395 Stucco Plastering 400 Tax Service 401 Telephone Service 405 Tractor Work 410 Tree Service 415 Typing Service 420 Upholstery 425 Vacuum Cleaners 426 Video/Recording 430 Wallpapering 435 Welding
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Money: Loan/Borrow Credit Cards Insurance Co. Oil, Mineral, Water, Land Lease/Sale Investment: Stocks/Sale Mortgages for Sale Mortgages Wanted Business Opportunities
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490 Homes for Sale 495 Acreage/Farm/Ranch 500 Business for Sale 505 Commercial Business Property 510 Resort Out of Town Property 515 Mobile Homes/Sale 520 Lots for Sale 525 Building Transfer 530 Real Estate Wanted
535 Apartments, Furnished 540 Apartments, Unfurnished 545 Houses, Furnished 550 Houses, Unfurnished 555 Mobile Homes – Rental 560 Sleeping Rooms 565 Rest Homes 569 Mobile Home Lots/Space 570 Mobile Home Courts 571 RV Parks 575 Resort Homes 580 Office/Business Rentals 585 Warehouse & Storage 590 Farms/Acreage – Rent 595 Miscellaneous for Rent 600 Want to Rent
605 Miscellaneous for Sale 610 Garage Sales, Individuals 611 Garage Sales, Businesses 615 Coins/Gold/Silver 620 Want to Buy – Miscellaneous 625 Antiques 630 Auction Sales 635 Good Things to Eat 640 Household Goods 645 Sewing Machines 650 Washers & Dryers 652 Computers 655 TV’s & Radios 660 Stereos 665 Musical Merchandise 670 Industrial Equipment 675 Camera/Photography 680 Heating Equipment 685 Air Conditioning Equipment 690 Business/Office Equipment 695 Machinery 700 Building Materials 705 Lawn/Garden/Fertilizer 710 Plants/Flowers 715 Hay & Feed Sale 720 Livestock & Supplies 721 Boarding Stables 725 Livestock Wanted 730 Poultry & Supplies 735 Poultry Wanted 740 Show Fowl 745 Pets for Sale
750 Sports Equipment 755 Bicycles for Sale 760 Hunting & Camping Equipment 765 Guns & Ammunition 770 Boats & Accessories 775 Motorcycles 780 RV’s/Campers 785 Trailers Wanted
790 Automobiles for Sale 795 Trucks & Vans 796 SUV’s 800 Classic Automobiles 805 Imported Automobiles 810 Auto Parts & Accessories 815 Wanted – Autos
Published on Apr 24, 2011