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TOMBSTONE, Ariz. (AP) — Past Boothill Graveyard and around the bend where Arizona 80 becomes Fremont Street, a larger-thanlife statue of a man rises from a low sandstone pedestal. Clad in a duster and broad-brimmed hat, a sawed-off shotgun over one shoulder, Wyatt Earp stands guard at the entrance - PAGE C6


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Suspended State District Judge Michael Murphy waits in the Civil/Criminal Filings office prior to being fingerprinted, at the 3rd Judicial District Court in Las Cruces, Friday.

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SANTA FE (AP) — A Las businessman Cruces entangled in an alleged pay-to-play scheme for judicial appointments has contributed more than $50,000 to former Democratic Gov. Bill Richardson and played a role in Richardson hiring a state investment officer who’s been implicated in a separate public corruption scandal. Edgar Lopez, who runs a real estate investment business called IMA Inc., is portrayed by gover nment investigators as a political

power broker who helped secure appointments by Richardson for those wanting to serve on Doña Ana County courts. District Judge Michael Murphy of Las Cruces pleaded not guilty on Friday to felony bribery charges in the ongoing judicial pay-to-play investigation. According to a report by prosecution investigators, Murphy told a Las Cruces lawyer that she needed to make weekly payments in the form of campaign contributions — and deliver


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• Roswell woman shot, killed • Three teens arrested on ‘joy ride’ • Bolaños on RHS ’11: A great class • Herrera pre-trials to begin July 18 • RPD seeks info on shooting


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BALTIMORE (AP) — Shackleford was sweating profusely, bucking and kicking until six crewmen finally shoved him into the No. 5 gate at the Preakness. One ton of horseflesh all but screamed, “Get me out of here.” Less than two minutes after the gate sprang open, the nervous colt was a cool, classic winner. - PAGE B1

Goddard High School Class of 2011 co-valedictorian Claudea Nicole Hernandez helps a classmate prepare to march onto the Wool Bowl football field Saturday evening for commencement ceremonies. Hernandez says she will be attending Rice University in Houston, in the fall to major in biology. “I’m excited to start something new,” she said. Of the 219 students who graduated, 38 were high honor graduates, with a 4.0 and above cumulative GPA; and 37 were honor graduates, with a 3.5 to 3.99 cumulative GPA.

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Seventeen happy seniors graduated from Gateway Christian School Saturday afternoon in the sanctuary of Gateway Church Inter national. Of those, six were chosen to be valedictorians. Hannah Bradshaw, Lindzey Gill, Mycah Moody, Emily Nobles, Leah Wagner and Kathryn Worrall each had above a 4.0 GPA,

From left, Daniel Ramirez, Hannah Parker and Austin Wulf make last-minute wardrobe adjustments prior to graduation ceremonies, See GATEWAY, Page A3 Saturday.

Game&Fish: To keep bears away, put your food away JESSICA PALMER RECORD STAFF WRITER

New Mexico Game and Fish supervisor Leon Redman has advice for citizens about dealing with bears. Bears in this area are unusual. He attributed their appearance in Roswell to the dry conditions. “We haven’t seen a bear in Roswell in 20 years,” said Redman. With continued dry weather, other bears may be driven from their normal forest habitat to the prairie in their search for food. He said their arrival was probably caused by a combination of factors, including fires that drive away prey and deprive them of vegetation that forms the

bulk of the black bear’s normal diet. Game and Fish advise people to keep trash in closed, sturdy cans. Store cans inside in a garage or shed if possible until the day of pick-up. Fill bird feeders with only enough food to last a day. Take down bird feeders, including hummingbird feeders, during the night and bring them inside. Feed pets inside. Store pet food inside the garage and close the garage doors during the night. Never put sweet-smelling foods, such as melon rinds, into compost heaps. Clean grills after use and store them inside. See BEARS, Page A3

them to Lopez — to get an appointment by Richardson to the local district court. Lopez has not been charged with a crime and Richardson has denied that campaign contributions influenced his judicial appointments, saying the allegations are “outrageous and defamatory.” Lopez hasn’t returned phone calls from The Associated Press over several days. Lopez is among a cast of characters near to Richardson who have been linked

Police arrest murder suspect

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Police arrested a Roswell teenager Saturday afternoon who they say shot killed Victoria and Velasquez-Arrias, 22, Friday. Roswell Police Department spokeswoman Erica O’Bryon said Jose Arias, 19, of Roswell, was arrested at 12:46 p.m., Saturday, at an apartment complex on West Fourth Street, where the shooting took place. Police records show Arias was charged with one count of first-degree murder and tampering with evidence. The victim was the granddaughter of Ward V City Councilor Elena Velasquez. O’Bryon said Arias is being held at the Chaves County Detention Center on a $1 million surety bond.

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Valley Christian Academy graduates let off some steam before commencement ceremonies, Saturday.

Students of Valley Christian Academy’s 2011 graduating class bid farewell to one another Saturday as the 12-member class prepared for the next chapter of their lives in the coming fall. The students were preparing to leave their tight-knit group, many of whom have been together since the school opened eight See VALLEY, Page A3

Yemeni leader says he’ll step down SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Under pressure from protesters and regional allies, Yemen’s president said Saturday he will sign a deal to step down after 32 years in power. Still, he condemned the proposal as “a coup” and war ned the U.S. and Europe that his departure will open the door for alQaida to seize control of the fragile nation on the edge of Arabia. The mixed signals from Yemen’s embattled president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, followed two earlier promises by him to sign the proposal. Both times he backed away at the last minute, adding to the opposition’s deep mistrust of a leader known for the adept political

maneuvering that has kept him in power for decades. In a sign that he may be ready to sign this time, the coalition of opposition political parties involved in the talks with Gulf Arab mediators was persuaded to sign the deal on Saturday, a day ahead of Saleh, based on what it said were guarantees that the president would follow through. The proposal, mediated by a six-nation regional bloc called the Gulf Cooperation Council, grants him immunity from prosecution if he leaves office within 30 days. It is far from certain, however, whether it would satisfy all of the many different groups protesting his rule

in the streets. Saleh has managed to cling to power in the face of near daily protests by hundreds of thousands of Yemenis fed up with corruption and poverty. Like other anti-gover nment movements sweeping the Arab world, they took inspiration from the popular uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. The president has swung between offering concessions, taking them back and executing a violent crackdown that has killed more than 150 people, according to the opposition, which says it compiled the tally from lists of the dead at hospitals around the nation.

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Young to compete for Miss NM crown, June 19 JONATHAN ENTZMINGER RECORD STAFF WRITER

T racey Young, 21, is slated to compete for the 2011 Miss America title, pending a win at the Miss New Mexico pageant in June at Ruidoso’s Spencer Theater. Young, who won the title of Miss Chaves County in January, will compete with Miss Roswell, Deanna Jerge, against 19 other women, ages 17 to 24. She also has previous pageant experience, which is working in her and Jerge’s favor. “I help Deanna out. This is her first time doing pageants. I told her ‘don’t get a big fluffy dress, you’ll look like a Barbie.’ We’re going to be roommates also,” she said. Young will stay with a host family in Ruidoso during the competition, which is sponsored by Wrangler jeans. She will have an advocate at the pageant in Jerge, which will come in handy if any “pageant mom” drama

ensues. Young spoke about meeting the pageant moms of her counterparts. “In April, we met them when we went to our workshops. Their moms were there, pageant moms, it was weird,” Young laughed. She said dealing with the competition on a social level may be the most challenging part of the experience. “Some of them are really uptight and others aren’t so uptight. I just want to do it for myself and not have to worry about anybody else,” Young said. To prepare for the competition, Young will focus a lot of her attention on her talent portion, dance, in addition to health and fitness. She said she has already started a few new habits, such as drinking water instead of soda. “I’ve lost weight and water helps me concentrate better,” Young said. She is also taking a steady approach to her preparation. “I practice at Miss Min-

nie’s. I go over my dance over, and over, and over, because it’s really hard,” she said. “I call Miss Minnie to watch it, then she critiques it. Once (the competition) gets closer, I’ll practice again with high heels. “It’s a good workout, because if you’re doing on point like I am, you have to pull up, use every muscle in your body, and concentrate really hard,” she said. Young’s platform for the competition will focus on raising awareness on Locks of Love, an organization that collects undamaged, healthy hair for people suffering from hair loss because of terminal conditions. Already, Young has raised dollars for her platform and other initiatives. She held a bowl-a-thon, where several Main Street businesses made donations. She said she was inspired to raise awareness through her platform after learning the fate of a friend, who was diagnosed

with leukemia. “I’m going to school for cosmetology. When one of my ballet friends got diagnosed with leukemia, she lost all of her hair. I said, ‘I want to do something for kids like that,’” Young said. “I donated a braid of hair to Locks of Love ... back in March.” The former high school and collegiate track star and high jumper also has a plan to leap over the drama that comes with being a pageant competitor: headphones. Young has her own contemporary playlist of mainstream and pop music, including alternative and rock tunes and teen sensation, Justin Bieber. The Miss America pageants have the potential to launch careers and opportunities for its participants. Young said she is not entertaining those possibilities at the moment. “I’m focused on the pageant now, and if a ‘what if’ happens, then it happens,” she said. Young has advice for those seeking to enter the

Of ficials say previous sampling at Cheyenne II detected nitrate levels of 21 mg/l, double the New Mexico groundwater quality standards, which is 10 parts per million for nitrate; chloride levels of 280 mg/l, which exceeds the state standard of 250 mg/l; and that TDS levels were five times higher than state standards allow (5,300 mg/l of TDS, when the state standard is 1,000). Sampling at Wild West Farms also detected three times the recommended amount of nitrate (30 mg/l), double the amount of chloride (580 mg/l) and nine times the amount of TDS (9,700 mg/l). New Mexico’s Water Quality Control Commis-

sion’s regulations require responsible parties to remediate groundwater pollution. Ray Montes, of the NMED Ground Water Quality Bureau, says the department originally mandated Hoekstra to submit stage one abatement plans for Cheyenne II last September and for Wild West Far ms in September of 2008. Both plans were granted time extensions, and NMED received proposals from Wild West Farms on April 22, and from Cheyenne II on March 21 of this year, Montes said. Phone calls to Hoekstra’s residence on Thursday afternoon went unreturned, but NMED geoscientist Sara Arthur says ground-

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Miss Chaves County 2011 Tracey Young will compete at the Miss New Mexico pageant in June.

pageant circuit. “I would tell them to start practicing in high heels as soon as possible. Wear high heels, start thinking of a platform that you’re passionate about,” she said. Throughout her journey, Young has had the help of her pageant coordinator, Renee Roach, and other members of the community.

Young said that her presence in the community has helped raise awareness about different initiatives. She believes that her public appearances yield positive results. “It helps because if somebody sees Deanna or me they’ll say, ‘Ooh what’s going on in here’ and maybe they’ll walk in. We help the community.”

NMED to investigate Dexter dairies groundwater contamination EMILY RUSSO MILLER RECORD STAFF WRITER

The New Mexico Environment Department announced Thursday that it received proposals to investigate contaminated groundwater found at two dairies in Dexter. The owner of Cheyenne II and Wild West Far ms

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water at the Wild West Farms has been contaminated since 2002. “Analytical results submitted by Wild West Farms (formerly SDR Dairy) from these ground water samples confirm that ground water at the facility has exceeded the standard of 10 mg/liter for nitratenitrogen since 2002,” Arthur wrote in an email. Montes says the source of the contamination on both dairies is unknown at this point in the investigation, and that the NMED will likely approve or disapprove the stage one abatement plans by the end of June. Once Stage 1 is complete, Hoekstra will have to submit a Stage 2 Abatement Plan for each dairy, specifying how to clean up




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high school principal Gary Gill said. “I know in the past they’ve had co-valedictorians, but never this many,” Gill noted. Rick Rapp, school superintendent and Gateway Church International pastor, who presented the diplomas, noted that the average GPA for the Class of 2011 was 3.5. “We’re proud of every class, but I think this class has just, really for years, been a very com-


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Anything that might contain food such as bird feeders, compost heaps, should be kept well away from the house. Wood piles, too, should be placed away from the house since they attract rodents, which bears can eat. The same is true for beehives and chicken coops. Fruit should be harvested as soon as it is ripe. Pick up windfall that might attract bears. Campers need to remember that cooking odors act as beacons to bears. Change clothes after cooking and before going to sleep at night. If


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The bloodshed triggered a wave of defections by ruling party members, lawmakers, Cabinet ministers and senior diplomats. Saleh’s own tribe has joined those demanding his ouster. Several top army commanders, including a longtime confidant who heads a powerful armored division, joined the opposition and deployed their tanks in the streets of the capital, Sanaa, to protect the protesters.

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petitive class,” Rapp said. Gill said that 17 students is a typical class size for the small private school, and that the most who ever graduated was a class of 22 students. Gill was also pleased to announce that of the 17 graduates, 15 are collegebound, and 12 were offered scholarships. Collectively, the students won $443,146 in scholarship money. “They did really good,” Gill said. Some of the students will be attending Christian colleges in the fall, like Lubbock Christian

University and Baylor University in Texas, while others will be attending New Mexico Tech and New Mexico State University. Graduates were Kirstie Faith Cunningham, Doerr, Luke Grant, Maranda Najar, Daniel Ramirez and Austin Wulf. Honor graduates were Tanna Adams, Hannah Bradshaw, Sarah Freese, Lindzey Gill, Meagan Huddle, Mycah Moody, Emily Nobles, Hannah Parker, Cody Raines, Leah Wagner and Kathryn Worrall.

possible cook at least 100 feet from the camp site. Fragant items, such as shampoos, soaps, toothpaste, also attract bears. Store them away from sleep areas. Food items, pet and human, garbage and fragrant items, should be suspended 10 feet off the ground and four feet from the trunk of the tree. Hikers should travel in groups and watch for cubs. Do not come between a mother bear and her cubs. Game and Fish has a brochure available which exposes some common myths. If people run into a bear, keep upright. Do not drop or play dead. It doesn’t work with black

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Saleh has been able to survive thanks to the loyalty of Yemen’s most highly trained and best-equipped military units, which are led by close family members. That has raised concerns the political crisis could turn into an armed clash between the rival military forces if a deal is further delayed. Seeking to win some support in the West for his continued rule, Saleh has warned several times that without him, al-Qaida would take control of the country.

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to possible corruption by government investigators and lawsuits. Lopez, his wife and their business ventures contributed at least $54,700 to Richardson political campaigns from 2002 through 2007, according to state and federal campaign finance reports. Of that, $10,000 went to Richardson a month after Murphy was appointed to a vacant judgeship in June 2006. The Lopez’s also handed out at least $33,000 in contributions to candidates for the Legislature, other statewide offices and the state Democratic Party from 2002 through 2009. Shortly after Richardson’s election in 2002, Lopez was named to a transition team and search committee that recommended the hiring of Gary Bland as state investment officer. Lopez later landed an appointment as a member of the state’s Border Authority, which has broad powers for economic development in areas near Las Cruces and southern New Mexico along the international border with Mexico. Bland and another investment officer search committee member, Richardson friend and contributor Anthony Correra, have been sued by Bland’s


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years ago, following the ceremony at Grace Community Church. “It’s bittersweet,” said Natalie Vander Meulen, this year’s valedictorian. “I’m going to miss everyone but I know we’ll all keep in touch.” Vander Meulen has been a student at Valley Christian Academy for eight years and said that

Sunday, May 22, 2011 former government employer — the State Investment Council. The lawsuit contends that more than a $1 billion in state investment business was steered to politically connected individuals. Correra’s son shared in $22 million in fees as a third-party placement agent on New Mexico investments. Bland, who resigned as investment officer in 2009, has denied any wrongdoing and calls the lawsuit’s allegations “absurd.” Separately, the U.S. Attor ney’s Office and the Securities and Exchange Commission have been investigating state investment deals but no charges have been filed. Lopez is a longtime Demactivist and ocratic fundraiser in the Las Cruces area, according to state Rep. Andy Nunez of Hatch, who switched earlier this year from Democrat to independent. “He was the main guy for Richardson down here in this area,” Nunez said in a telephone interview. “I do know that he was a mover and shaker, especially with Richardson’s group.” Lopez told the Albuquerque Journal in 2005 that his real estate investment company had developed a market niche by buying retail shopping centers that share parking lots with Super Walmart stores, which help draw customers to the strip mall tenants. although she is excited to attend California Baptist University in the fall, she will miss her group of friends. “It’s like we’re a family,” she said. “Some I’ve been with for 12 years so we’ve definitely grown pretty close.” The graduation also marked Tim Fuller’s first year as superintendent of the academy. “These seniors are a good group to start with because they’re a great


His portfolio of properties —worth more than $125 million at that time — were outside of New Mexico in states including Texas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Oklahoma. “To do the type of transactions I do, I had to leave the area. There are only so many million-dollar properties in Las Cruces,” Lopez told the Journal. In the unfolding judicial bribery scandal, the investigator’s report describes Lopez as a close friend of the Richardson who would hand deliver “envelopes” of money to the two-ter m Democratic governor. Lopez told investigators that one local lawyer didn’t get an appointment because he “did not pay Edgar homage” and that “he had gained the appointments for all the district court judges and worked with them as well.” However, Lopez also told investigators “there has been talk that he is the person that gets the judges appointed and that is just not the case.” In New Mexico, the governor appoints district court and other judges from candidates recommended by a bipartisan nominating commission, which is made up of judges, lawyers and members of the public who are not lawyers. The commission screens applicants for vacant judgeships. group of young men and women,” he said. “It’s just been a great lear ning experience.” Other 2011 graduates were Lauren Lisa-Jeane Cockrell, William Anthony Kolker, Matthew Landon Straley, Bryce Alan Breedyk, Brian Paul DeGruchy, Stephanie Blake Gaines, Athena Isabel Garcia, Augustus McKnight Gray, Daniel James La Volpa, Taylor Merrit Line and Logan Daniel Rader.

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Hard choices for U.S. on Taiwan arms sales PETER ENAV ASSOCIATED PRESS

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Repeated requests from Taiwan’s president for new American fighter jets are putting the Obama administration in a bind, pressuring it to choose between providing advanced weaponry to the democratic island and nurturing its important relationship with China. President Ma Ying-jeou’s latest plea for 66 F-16 C/Ds, made in a videoconference with a Washington think tank last week, likened procurement of the warplanes to a confidence booster for Taiwan, allowing it to negotiate further with Beijing in one of Asia’s perennial flash points. The plea is a reminder that Beijing’s growing power and influence is raising the costs of Washington’s involvement in the decades-long feud between Taiwan and China. While the U.S. has committed


itself to providing Taiwan the means to defend against a Chinese attack — something the mainland has threatened if the island moves to make its de facto independence permanent — it knows that doing so would undermine its ability to improve ties with China and to secure Chinese help on pressing issues such as North Korean nuclear proliferation. China sees the F-16 issue “as an opportunity to pressure America into downgrading the U.S. commitment to Taiwan,” said Rupert Hammond-Chambers, head of a U.S.-Taiwan business group whose members include arms manufacturers. “If they can pressure America into saying no or not saying yes, U.S. policy will have taken a big step toward China’s position on arms sales.” For the time being, the Obama administration is addressing the Taiwan defense dilemma by deciding not to decide. Mindful of Beijing’s incensed reaction to its

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early 2010 approval of a $6.4 billion Taiwan arms package, it has shown no interest in a reprise. Ma’s government also has sent mixed signals about its willingness to bolster Taiwan’s defenses, saying that the island can ill afford an arms race with an increasingly deep-pocketed Beijing. Just this month the Defense Ministry acknowledged it was delaying procurement of two U.S. weapons systems, because of what a lawmaker from Ma’s party said was a budget shortfall. The delays and mixed signals are a balm to Beijing, which is taking over the pivotal position in the Taiwan-China-U.S. relationship, one of the keys to maintaining stability in the western Pacific. Ma has made economic engagement with Beijing a cornerstone of his administration, and that has reduced tensions across the 100mile-wide Taiwan Strait to perhaps their lowest since the sides split amid civil war six decades ago.

Some American power brokers say that Ma’s success in lowering tensions gives Washington an opportunity to cast Taiwan adrift. Military relations are already much diminished from the 1960s and early 1970s, when Taiwan was a key American ally, hosting a string of U.S. air force bases and providing sensitive intelligence on China. Washington’s decision to transfer recognition from Taipei to Beijing as the legitimate government of China in 1979 changed that almost overnight. The U.S. maintains military ties with Taiwan, including cooperation on terror-related issues and the widely reported presence of a National Security Agency communications facility on the island. Taiwan says it needs the F-16 C/Ds to arrest the island’s declining aerial might in the face of a sustained Chinese military buildup. It has submitted at least three formal applications for the war-

planes, to no avail. It has also asked for an upgrade of its rapidly aging fleet of 146 F-16 A/Bs. A senior Taiwanese legislative aide privy to negotiations on the F-16s says that despite support from the Pentagon, opposition to the sale of the advanced F-16s is coming from the State Department, which remains concerned that it would anger China. However, the aide said, Washington and Taipei are negotiating over the upgrades, and that could go through if agreement is reached on issues such as the sophistication of the weapons package. Taiwan hopes the U.S. will drop restrictions that limit the air-toland attack capabilities of the planes’ mission computer, the aide said, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the information. A spokesman at the de facto American embassy in Taipei declined to comment on the F-16 talks.

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In the 1983 comedy “Trading Places,” the main characters destroy the stability of the orange commodities market over a $1 bet. In a case of life imitating art, today’s oil market isn’t far from the fantasy of that movie. While we American gas guzzlers received a relative reprieve last week as prices fell below $4 for a gallon of gas, today’s oil market is driven more by speculators than by the actual push and pull between producers and consumers that is the very basis of the free market. The good news for those of us feeling lighter in the wallet after our daily commutes is that there is a relatively simple solution to the problem. The bad news is that most of our politicians would rather fight straw men than solve actual problems. The natural reaction of Washington politicians when gas prices rise is to blame the president or blame the oil companies. Both make easy targets. Wrong, wrong, wrong. The real culprit is Wall Street. That was the case in 2008, when the price of gas topped $4 in the U.S. for the first time. And it’s the case again today. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., has it right. She and 15 other senators, including Republican Susan Collins of Maine, wrote a letter to the Commodities Futures Trade Commission asking that the federal agency do its job. The trade commission exists to help bring stability to the commodities markets. But since the early part of the last decade, when the federal government quietly allowed the nation’s biggest banks, like Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, to begin selling financial products that were, in effect, gambles that the price of oil would continue to rise, the market has skewed away from stability. Today, speculators control about 70 percent of the market, whereas for most of the last century that number was 30 percent or less. So while supply and demand haven’t fundamentally changed in the past year, the price of a gallon of gasoline has skyrocketed, and then dropped, and spiked again. The reason is pure, unadulterated gambling by Wall Street financiers. Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson made that clear last week when he stated in a hearing that if not for the speculators, the price of a barrel of oil today would be between $60 and $70, not the $98 it was at the time. For consumers, that means we’d be paying closer to $2.50 per gallon. Senators have asked the Commodities Futures Trade Commission to act to reduce the excessive speculation in the market. In layman’s terms, the gamblers would be forced to “ante up” or put a meaningful down payment on their bets, rather than effectively signing a slip with their bookie. Providing stability to the oil commodities market that helps consumers would be the one thing that could immediately bring some relief at the pump. “This is a no-lose proposition,” University of Maryland law professor Michael Greenberger, a former director of the CFTC’s trading division, told us. “The only thing you’re stopping is gambling.” Guest Editorial The St. Louis Post-Dispatch DEAR DR. GOTT: As a faithful reader of your column, I have a request: Would you please mention, on April 8, if possible, that April 8 is Cushing’s Awareness Day? The world needs to know of this disease. It has changed my life. I was a healthy woman until the age of 55. I knew then that “something” was wrong. Long story short: After more than a year, I was diagnosed with Cushing’s disease. I have had two brain surgeries, Graves’ disease, recurring Cushing’s and 25 radiation treatments to the pituitary. Eight years later, I still live with the effects of this monster. I am on thyroid medication for life. I have high blood pressure and other health issues, as well. I just want the world to know of this disease. Even if only one person is helped by your printing information

Debt presents serious risks for nation

One of’s definitions of blackmail is “to extort money from (a person) by use of threats.” Substitute “taxpayers” for “person” and you have what the White House and congressional Democrats are doing with the debt ceiling. In case you weren’t paying attention (and too few are) the United States of ficially reached the debt ceiling on Monday. Treasury Secretary T im (“I forgot to pay my taxes”) Geithner infor med Congress of difficult decisions he was forced to make to keep the country solvent, which is a joke. How can a country be



about this topic, then a wonderful thing will have been done. Thank you, Dr. Gott. DEAR READER: Unfortunately, I was not able to print your letter, having only received it on April 6. It takes about three weeks before any letter appears in the newspaper. I will, however, print a general overview of the condition. Cushing’s syndrome is a rare endocrine disorder. It occurs when



considered solvent when just the interest on the debt amounts to more than the entire gross national product of many countries? Among Geithner’s sleights of hand to keep America from “defaulting” on its loans is his suspension of payments to federal retirement funding

the body produces or receives too much cortisol over an extended period of time. It can be the result of prolonged use of high doses of glucocorticosteroids, such as prednisone, or from a malfunction of the body’s natural production. This can be the result of pituitary adenomas (up to 70 percent of cases, known as Cushing’s disease), ectopic ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone) syndrome (ACTH-secreting tumors or cancer outside the pituitary), and rarely can be caused by adrenal tumors or inherited. Cortisol is a vital component in the body. It helps the body respond to stress, maintain blood pressure and cardiovascular function, regulates carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism, reduces the inflammatory response of the immune system, and balances the effects of insulin.

investments until Aug. 2. Whoa, there’s a brave move! Geithner doesn’t suggest spending cutbacks. That’s because with Democrats, especially, federal spending is considered more sacred than money dropped in a church offering plate. Once it’s in, it would be a sacrilege to take it out. The public — or at least the half of us who pay our tax bills so that the other half can take it and so politicians can keep themselves in office — ought to be awake to this scam. It makes convicted Ponzi scheme practitioner Ber nie Madof f look like a

The most common symptoms include a rounded face and upper body (abdomen, upper back, neck and between the shoulders (“buffalo hump”), obesity and relatively slender arms and legs. Other symptoms can include acne, slowhealing cuts, bites or infection, bone loss, muscle weakness, fatigue, cognitive difficulties, high blood pressure, high blood glucose levels, headaches, thin skin with easy bruising, purple/red stretch marks, depression and/or anxiety, abnormal menstruation and excess body and facial hair in women, and erectile dysfunction and a decrease in libido and fertility in men. Children typically present with obesity and slowed growth. T reatment depends on the See GOTT, Page A5

piker. A good place to start with the spending axe would be the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Washington Post last Sunday published the results of a lengthy investigation into the spending ways of this unnecessary federal agency. The expose found that “nearly 700 projects awarded $400 million appear to be stalled or abandoned. An additional 600 projects have not drawn any of the money allocated, tying up $250 million.”

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May 22, 1986 • Huong Tran is the recipient of the 1986 New Mexico Nurses’ Association District 5 Nursing scholarship. She anticipates graduating from ENMU-R with an associate of science degree in nursing. Tran will take the New Mexico Registered Nurse licensure boards in July. • John Leslie Wolfe of Roswell is currently performing the lead role of Tommy in the New York City Opera production of “Brigadoon” at the Lincoln Center. Wolfe, son of Mr. and Mrs. B.E. Wolfe, is a 1966 graduate of Roswell High School.



A letter from a father to a graduating daughter Roswell Daily Record

Dear Kelsey Brynn — One of the toughest things a parent does is to say goodbye to one of his children. It is always so hard to give you that final hug and then to drive away leaving you behind. It makes my heart hurt. Mom and I thoroughly enjoyed our time together last weekend and being able to celebrate your graduation, but the parting is always so difficult. We are so proud of your most recent accomplishment. To see you walk across the stage in a cap and gown and to be handed a diploma is an emotional experience for the two of us. You have worked very hard these past four years at Baylor University to earn your bachelor of science in education health science studies degree. To graduate summa cum laude with a 3.95 GPA is remarkable. You have sacrificed greatly and worked hard day after day, week after week to be able to finish near the top of your class. The many times when others partied and you studied are represented by these Latin words that appear with your degree. Graduating from any program takes time and effort. It takes discipline. It takes drive and motivation. The journey is often long, but at the end of the journey comes a celebration. This is a time of celebration. And Mom and I can never celebrate enough with you. The day you were born we


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prayed many prayers over you. We prayed that you would be healthy and that you would be able to live a full life to old age. We prayed that you would accept Christ into your heart and receive the gift of eternal life. We prayed that you would make good decisions in the years you have and that you would be blessed by the decisions that you make. We prayed that you would find God’s man for you to marry and settle down with and have your family. You are a different young lady today than you were when you left home four years ago. You have grown and matured and you’ve shown that you can make good decisions and manage your world without Mom and Dad looking over your shoulder. Every parent wants their children to go further in their lives and to have a better life than they have. Mom and I fall into the “every parent” category. So now you have completed another chapter of your life. For the rest of your life, wherever it

That is, or ought to be considered, disgusting. But for much of the bloated federal government, it is increasingly the norm. Two senators have promised an “investigation.” Don’t look for anything serious to be done. It never is. Politicians and bureaucrats protect their turf. Wrists might be slapped. Someone near — but not at — the top might even be replaced. There could be promises of “refor m,” but in the end, HUD will remain to misspend another day, along with so many other agencies and programs that waste our money. What is needed is a top-to-bottom review of government, beginning with a serious discussion about its purpose and the responsibility of individuals to do more for themselves. For people not addicted to TV reality shows and the baser things in life, the Founders of our country warned of what would happen if we got into too much debt. They have something to say to us across the years if we will pay attention. Possibly the most profound remonstrance concerning debt came from Thomas Jefferson, who said, “I place economy among the first and most important virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers to be feared. To preserve our independence, we must not

may take you, you will always have a college degree. Your acceptance into dental school starting this fall means at least four more years of hard work ahead. I am confident you will do great in your next commitment. Mom and I are also proud of your giving to others. Your many summers at Kanakuk Kamp in Branson, Mo., as a counselor to elementary girls shows your commitment to growing others by pouring yourself into the young lives you have touched and continue to touch. As you move forward on your journey, I ponder what words of wisdom I can share with you. I have walked this planet for 30 more years than you and I am at a different chapter of my life, now spending more time looking back at the journey I have walked. All of these years of school have been about equipping you to make a difference in your life ahead. You now have the world at your fingertips. The most important decision that lies ahead for you is your choice of a husband and father for your children. I cannot emphasize enough how important this decision is. It will affect and impact your life each day and this single decision will determine the quality of your life for the rest of your life. This young man will influence you in countless decisions and will parent children who will be the

let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. If we run into such debts, we must be taxed in our meat and drink, in our necessities and in our comforts, in our labor and in our amusements. If we can prevent the government from wasting the labor of the people, under the pretense of caring for them, they will be happy.” Has this no meaning in 2011? Of course it does. Wisdom is not bound by centuries, but people must act on wisdom before it can work its magic. Manipulating federal retirement investments is not a serious response to having reached the debt ceiling. Calling a “contractor” to lower the ceiling by reducing debt would be serious. Are there enough serious people to do the necessary budget-cutting work in Washington? Commenting on the debt ceiling having been reached, Sen. Marco Rubio, RFla., said it “further highlights the failed leadership and reckless spending that has our country heading toward a Greece-like day of reckoning. We are better than that.” Are we? (Write to Cal Thomas at: Tribune Media Services, 2225 Kenmore Ave., Suite 114, Buffalo, N.Y. 14207. Readers may also email Cal Thomas at © 2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc.


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future of our world. Where you choose to live will also be an important decision. I consciously chose not to return after graduation to a large metropolitan area, but to settle in a smaller community. There is no question but that I made the right decision for me. You need to make the right decision for you. Of course, Mom and I wouldn’t be upset if you choose to return back home after all of your schooling is done. You will be making decisions regarding who your friends are. You have made good choices in college and I trust that you will continue to make good choices in the days and years ahead. Choosing friends who are a poor influence would tempt you to make poor decisions. Recognize that you have been richly blessed. Recognize that with blessings comes the responsibility to bless others. Our lives are not to be about being reservoirs and stock piling, but about receiving and then giving. The Bible tells in Luke 12:48, “From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.” You have been given much. You have been blessed with many gifts and talents. Choose some causes you believe in and give of your time and resources to make this world a

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cause. Steroid use to control/treat another condition often requires lowering the dosage or, if possible, switching to a nonsteroid medication. Pituitary adenomas are most often surgically removed. If surgery fails or isn’t an option, radiation therapy and/or cortisol-inhibiting drugs may be used. Ectopic ACTH syndrome can be cured by total removal of the abnormal ACTH-secreting tissue; however, these can be microscopic or widespread at diagnosis and difficult to locate. Cortisol-inhibiting drugs are beneficial. If the abnormal source of the ACTH cannot be found, removal of the adrenal glands may be recommended. Adrenal

better place. What you receive dies with you, what you give lives on after you are gone. Mom and I have invested in you in so many ways. And we have been honored to do so. Our prayers for you will continue. My challenge to you, daughter, is to take every gift and talent that God has placed in you and to use and develop them for the benefit of others while making good choices along the way. Be a person of honor and integrity. Both of these result from choices you make. Take time to celebrate your success in your most recent accomplishment, but then get back to work. Your greatest accomplishment is still ahead. Give this world the best you have and leave this world a better place than when you came into it. Leave a legacy behind when your days are through. I am blessed to be chosen by God to be your father. I love you princess, your proud Daddy ... Rick Kraft and his best friend and wife, Tanya, are the parents of two children, son Devin, 24, and daughter Kelsey Brynn, 22. To submit comments, contributions, or ideas, e-mail to or write to P.O. Box 850, Roswell, NM, 88202-0850.

tumors are also treated by surgical removal of the adrenal glands. Anyone interested in learning more can go online to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (, the Hormone Foundation ( or Cushing’s Support and Research Foundation ( If you think you may have the condition, talk to your physician and ask to be tested for it. If he or she is unable or unwilling, ask for a referral to an endocrinologist. Dr. Peter H. Gott is a retired physician and the author of several books, including “Live Longer, Live Better,” “Dr. Gott’s No Flour, No Sugar Diet” and “Dr. Gott’s No Flour, No Sugar Cookbook,” which are available at most bookstores or online. His website is

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Europe: Obama tends to old allies, new challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weaving together strands of pomp, policy and summitry, President Barack Obama’s weeklong European tour is all about tending to old friends in the Western alliance and securing their help with daunting challenges, from the political upheaval in the Mideast and North Africa to the protracted war in Afghanistan. Obama’s eighth trip to Europe as president, with a quick-moving itinerary that dips into four countries in six days, unfolds against the backdrop of the NATOled bombing campaign in Libya and stubborn economic weakness on both sides of the Atlantic. A priority for the president and his allies will be to more clearly define the West’s role in promoting stability and democracy in the Arab world without being overly meddlesome and within tight financial limitations. Obama, who departs late today, will visit Ireland, England, France and Poland. Each is weathering an economic downturn that has forced European nations to adopt strict austerity measures. The U.S. has pushed its national debt to the limit, and Obama and congressional

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Republicans are in contentious talks about how steeply to cut spending. But never mind all that, at least for a moment. A highlight of Obama’s opening stop in Ireland will be a feel-good pilgrimage to the hamlet of Moneygall, where America’s first black president will explore his Irish — yes, Irish — roots, and most likely raise a pint. It tur ns out that Falmouth Kearney, who immigrated to the United States in 1850 at the age of 19, is the great-great-greatgrandfather of Obama on his white, Kansas-bor n mother’s side. Obama, whose father was born in Kenya, will connect in Moneygall with distant relatives from the Irish branch of his family tree. Michael Collins, the Irish ambassador to the United States, says the president’s visit will be “a golden moment” for a country that’s been on the economic ropes after its boom time. The visit is sure to play well at home for Obama — make that O’bama — as he heads into reelection season after being pushed to great lengths simply to prove he was born on U.S. soil. After his day in Ireland, Obama spends two in Eng-

land, where he and first lady Michelle Obama will be treated to all the pomp and pageantry that the monarchy can muster for the president’s first European state visit. The Obamas even get a Buckingham Palace sleepover. Though the United States and Britain remain the closest of allies, the relationship has been strained by recent events, including last year’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico triggered by the explosion of an oil rig owned by British-based BP. Britain’s unilateral announcement of a timetable for withdrawal of its 10,000 troops from Afghanistan also rankled the United States. Heather Conley, director of the Europe program at the private Center for Strategic and International Studies, said Obama’s stop in Britain could help “put the ‘special’ back into the U.S.-U.K. special relationship.” Obama on Wednesday will become the first American president to speak to members of Parliament from the historic Palace of Westminster. European leaders are eager to see how president frames the U.S.-European partnership at a time when Obama has prodded Western allies to

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shoulder greater responsibility in areas such as Afghanistan and Libya. A NATO-led mission is working to protect civilians and assist the rebel fighters trying to oust Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Former Liberal Democrat leader Menzies Campbell, a member of the House of Commons foreign affairs committee, said British politicians would be listening keenly to what Obama had to say about Afghanistan when he addresses both houses of Parliament on Wednesday. “The death of Osama bin Laden can only encourage those with the ear of the president to proceed more quickly with the draw-down of American forces in Afghanistan,” Campbell said. “MPs and peers alike will be listening closely to what he says about America’s intentions for Afghanistan.” In private, Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron will plunge into the details of a host of international challenges on which the U.S. and Britain have worked together: Afghanistan, Libya, counterterrorism, the global economy and more. Both leaders then scoot to a French summit of the Group of Eight industrialized nations, where the president hopes to build on momentum from his speech days ago about how best to promote stability and democracy in the Middle East. Obama has called on the World Bank and Inter national Monetary Fund to present the G-8 with an ambitious plan to help Egypt and Tunisia, in particular, recover from the disruptions caused by their democratic revolutions and prepare for elections later

this year. The U.S. and its allies don’t want those elections to occur against a backdrop of economic chaos that could increase support for extremists. But there’s no expectation of a big aid measure emerging from the G-8. Rather, the countries in the region will present their plans for democratization and stabilizing their economies, and the G-8 will consider ways to help. Although not on the official agenda, the G-8 leaders are sure to be talking about future leadership of the IMF now that former chief Dominique StraussKahn has resigned after being arrested on attempted rape charges in New York. European leaders are anxious to put another European in that position while emerging economies would like to see a process that is open to someone from the developing world. U.S. officials have said they favor an open process, without being more specific. Obama’s visit to Europe comes a little more than a month before the U.S. is scheduled to start its gradual troop withdrawal in Afghanistan. The president has said the initial drawdown will be significant, but it’s unclear how many specific answers he’ll have for European leaders. Britain and France, in particular, are looking for details on the U.S. withdrawal timetable for signs of how NATO will move from combat missions to a training role by the end of 2014. The Afghan mission is deeply unpopular in many European countries, and political pressure has led some leaders to set timetables for their withdrawal.

The British are planning to draw down 400 of their nearly 10,000 troops this year, with all British troops out by the end of 2014. France, which has 4,000 troops in Afghanistan, has said it is considering speeding up its withdrawal now that al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden is dead. During his two-day stay in Deauville, France, Obama will take time for one-on-one meetings on the side of the G-8 with several world leaders, including Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan. The U.S.-Russia relationship, though much improved since the Bush administration, remains complex. Medvedev has spoken out strongly in recent weeks against U.S. plans to plant missile interceptors in Romania as part of a U.S. shield over Europe, saying that could threaten Russia. He’s warned that Washington’s failure to cooperate with Russia on the missile shield could lead to a new arms race, and also threatened to pull out of the New STAR T nuclear treaty with the U.S. if Russia feels at risk. Obama’s meeting with Kan would be his first with the Japanese prime minister since the March tsunami and earthquake that triggered a nuclear crisis in Japan. Obama’s visit to Poland is emblematic of a growing front in the administration’s engagement in Europe, as the U.S. expands its economic and security relationship with Central European nations. Obama can point to Poland, with its stable government and growing economy, as a benefactor of democracy’s virtues.

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Sign up for Alien City Girls Fastpitch! A newly created girls fastpitch softball league, the Alien City Girls’ Fastpitch, is being formed under the auspices of the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA). The primary reason for the creation of this league is to give girls an opportunity to continue playing softball during the summer months, giving them some wonderful physical activity and helping to keep them healthy and active. There are several programs available to Roswell’s youth during the summer and this is certainly one of those. The league is planning to have the following age divisions: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14. These divisions are also referred to as 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U. A player's age is determined as of Jan. 1, 2011. For example: if a player turns 9 years old on May 17, she would still qualify to play in the 8U division since she was 8 years old on Jan. 1. Registrations are being taken through May 30. Just call Juan Oropesa at 575-626-7802. It is intended that the startup will be June 20, and that the program will run through August. However, the length of the season could

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be determined by the number of teams that are formed. Registration fee per player is $30. Players will not be asked to go through a draft and coaches are allowed to recruit up to 12 players. If there are more than 12 players per team in a division, they will be placed in a team by the draw from a hat. An effort will be made to work with parents as much as possible if they have special circumstances such as needing to have players placed in the same team. Additionally, the league needs some individuals who would like to coach. Mentoring of new coaches will be available. If you might be interested in sponsoring a team, the fee is scheduled to be $150.

On a new subject, I want to remind all drivers of the ever-present risk of hitting deer and antelope (and perhaps other animals) especially at night out on the highways. I learned the hard way about a week ago that they are certainly out there. A beautiful young doe just suddenly appeared, I hit her, and the next thing I knew, I was spinning down US 285’s grassy right-of-way trying to slow from 70 mph, and praying I would not roll over. I did not, thank the Lord. That’s it. You must be careful and always aware that animals are a continual danger! This week’s Roswell SAFE Coalition Safety Column is brought to you by

The Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the Roswell Safe Coalition. 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 1-888-594-TIPS (8477).

Should you apply pruning sealer to severed tree limbs? Q. I have a Lemon Rose bush in the garden of my historic house in Silver City and the bush is perhaps as old as the house (1877). One stalk appears to be going bad. It has stunted leaves, they are yellow, and the blooms are tiny. I snapped off all the buds and wonder if I should cut the entire stalk off and apply pruning sealer to the severed limb? The branch is large, about one and one half inches in diameter. The rest of the bush appears OK, except I do notice several yellow leaf clusters. Recently a neighbor erected a wooden fence that may decrease the amount of sunlight, but I cannot see how that would be a factor since there was a large tree in the yard until the wind blew it over. That was several years ago. A. I searched the internet and discovered several roses called “lemon rose,� so I am not certain I know which rose you are discussing. However, a rose as old as you mentioned is not a modern hybrid tea rose. Such “oldfashioned� roses are often hardier than most modern roses. They can live a long time, but their old canes (stems) die and are replaced by new canes that form from the base (crown) of the rose shrub. This may just be an old cane that is declining and should be replaced by a new cane. Watch for new growth sprouting from at or near the ground level. This winter’s cold may have contributed to the decline of this cane. I assume there are other, more vigorous canes that will remain and feed the growth of any new canes. Cutting the old cane near the ground can stimulate growth of new canes. However, they sometimes form without this inducement. The past winter may have damaged other canes as well (the yellow leaf clusters

that you mentioned). Pruning paint is not needed following pruning, but rose growers often cover the freshly cut end of a rose cane with some casein glue (white glue or carpenters glue) to seal it and keep carpenter bees from mining the pith in the center of the fresh cut. The carpenter bee, if it mines the pith, can cause the cane to die back.

Pruning as usually done for hybrid roses is not needed or desired for most old-fashioned roses. However, removal of the old, declining canes is good. Adequate water and some (not much) fertilization in the early growing season should help this rose recover from the stress of a hard winter. A mulch (wood chips) over the roots in the summer will help retain moisture and protect the roots from the heat in New Mexico. This rose has survived a long time and will probably persist much longer. You can also get help at your local NMSU County Extension Service office. For more gardening information, visit the NMSU Extension publications Web site at http://aces.nmsu. edu/pubs/_h, or to read past articles of Yard and Garden go to

Send your gardening questions to Yard and Garden, Attn: Dr. Curtis Smith, NMSU Agricultural Science Center, 1036 Miller Rd. SW, Los Lunas, NM 87031.

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

Temperatures High/low ........................... 85°/57° Normal high/low ............... 87°/55° Record high ............. 104° in 1989 Record low ................. 46° in 1983 Humidity at noon ................... 13%

Farmington 78/47

Clayton 85/51

Raton 79/43

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Santa Fe 78/45

Gallup 71/45 Albuquerque 80/54

Air Quality Index Today’s Forecast

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The 2011 UFO Festival Committee, The International UFO Museum & Research Center, The City of Roswell and UFO Festival Volunteers are not responsible for accidents and/or injuries to participants and vehicles. Each parade participant will enter on a voluntary basis and is personally liable for their entry and any personnel involved with their entry. Entrants will need to have a hold harmless agreement for the City and the Museum returned with entry form. I understand that any infractions of parade rules and regulations by any member of our specific entry may be cause for expulsions from the parade. Signed and dated ______________________________________________________________

Deadline for entries will be June 14, 2011. Forms may be mailed to ufo parade, 114 N. Main, Roswell, NM 88203; Delivered to 114 N. Main, Roswell; e-mailed to;



This is a themed event. UFO, alien, space, 1947 era and costumes are requested. Appropriate illumination of the entry, individuals and any signage including entry number is necessary for the spectators and judges to see, judge and enjoy the entry. 2 Materials must meet City of Roswell Fire Code. Motorized entries are required to carry an approved fire extinguisher at least 2-A 10-BC. Each entry will be inspected prior to entering the Parade route. 3 Entries are limited to 2 vehicles or trailers not more than 60’ in total length, 20’ in width and 14’6” in height from the ground. 4 All entries must have an illuminated sign on both sides or in the front and back with the name of the entry. 5 Entrants may hand out candy or trinkets to the crowd. THROWING ITEMS FROM THE ENTRY IS FORBIDDEN. Violators must leave the parade route immediately. 6 There will be no bicycles allowed in the Parade or on the Parade route. 7 Walking entries will have a minimum of 8 human participants. 8 All motorized entries with children must have one adult walking at each corner of the entry for the entire route. Entries with children must have 1 adult for each 5 children either on the entry or walking at the corners. 9 No one will be allowed to ride on the hood, trunk or roof of any vehicle. 10 No one is permitted to get off any entry or leave the Parade route until they reach the final destination. The only exception is for violations of the rules and regulations.

Sunday, May 22, 2011 Phone: 575-622-7710, ext. 28


• No games scheduled


The Sunrise Rotary Club’s Brynn Naylor Memorial Tennis Tournament will be held today at Cahoon Park. For more information, visit or call John Naylor at 627-2342.


The Goddard girls basketball coaches and players will hold the Goddard girls basketball Future Stars Camp from June 13 at Goddard High School. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to noon each day and is for girls entering 3rd-8th grades. Registration is $25 and begins at 7:30 a.m. on June 1. For more information, call Greg Torres at 627-4859.


The Roswell boys basketball team will hold its annual basketball camp from June 6-9 at Roswell High School. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to noon each day and is open to all boys in the 3rd-8th grades. Registration is June 6 from 7:30-8 a.m. Registration is $50 per child or $40 each for two or more from the same family. Each child will get free breakfast and lunch, and a T-shirt. For more information, call Britt Cooper at 637-3252.

SPORTS Roswell Daily Record

BAL TIMORE (AP) — Shackleford was sweating profusely, bucking and kicking until six crewmen finally shoved him into the No. 5 gate at the Preakness. One ton of horseflesh all but screamed, “Get me out of here.” Less than two minutes after the gate sprang open, the nervous colt was a cool, classic winner. Shackleford held of f a late charge by the 2-1 favorite Animal Kingdom, spoiling yet another Triple Crown try and beating the Kentucky Derby winner by a half-length Saturday at Pimlico. The chestnut colt, who led into the stretch in the Derby two weeks ago, finished the job at 12-1 odds, covering the 1 3-16 miles in 1:56.47. With jockey Jesus Castanon aboard, Shackleford battled Flashpoint for the lead until midway on the final turn and then dug in to hold off the onrushing Animal Kingdom before 107,398 fans. “He was a little hot in the beginning, but he was able to calm down,” Castanon said. “He’s a good horse and able to handle it.” It was the first victory in a T riple Crown race for Castanon and trainer Dale


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Shackleford, ridden by Jesus Castanon, crosses the finish line to win the 36th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday.

Romans, a Louisville, Ky., native, who watched Shackleford finish fourth in the Derby. Shackleford’s pre-race antics weren’t unusual for the colt. He often gets nervous and sweats excessively, not normally a good thing on a day when tempera-

tures hit the 80s in sunny Baltimore. “He wasn’t acting that bad. It’s a hot day, so that wasn’t worrying me too much. I was more concerned at the quarter-pole if he was going to hold on,” said Romans, who had one Breeders’ Cup victory to his

credit in his long career. “I’ve won some big races, but none as exciting as that one,” he said. Shackleford paid $27.20, $10.20 and $6.80. Animal Kingdom paid $4.20 and $3.60. Astrology paid $8 to show. Dialed In was fourth, fol-

Sierra claims middle school soccer title

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ALPINE, Texas — Roswell dropped both ends of a doubleheader against Alpine on Saturday, dropping its record to 3-5. In Game 1 the Cowboys prevailed 3-1 and in the nightcap they won 1-0. Alpine took the lead in the first game with an RBI single by Mike Marion in the bottom of the third. The Cowboys tacked on a run in both the fifth and sixth innings to take a 3-0 lead. Roswell had a chance to tie it in the seventh, but after an RBI single by Brian Ramriez, Troy Frazier struck out with two men on to end the game. Mike McCravey went 4 1/3 innings and was charged with the Game 1 loss for Roswell. In Game 2, the Invaders couldn’t get anything going offensively. Roswell mustered only one hit off of Alpine pitchers Kevin Foeman and Greg Denton. Josh Grady, the Invader’s starting pitcher, allowed two runs on eight hits in picking up the loss. Alpine took the lead in the fourth on an RBI double by Cody Collins and tacked on an insurance run in the sixth.


The Triple Crown drought continues Section

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The Sierra Eagles won the middle school girls soccer city championship last week. Members of the team were front row, left to right: Anissa Day, Lrissa Cobos, Brie Rodriguez, Michaela Martinez, Adriana Shamas, Mariel Avila, Danielle Contreras and Lupe Gomez. Middle row from left: Victoria Herrera, Brenda Nevarez, Mercy Melgarejo, Jesse Jennings, Stephanie Robertson, Alicia Romero, Unity Herrera, Sophia Stangebye, Destinee Gallegos, Iriana Grajeda and Maria Caballero. Back row from left: Coach Jaime Herrera, Gali Sanchez, Alexis Steenholdt, Lizette Garcia.

lowed by Dance City, Mucho Macho Man, King Congie and Mr. Commons. Isn’t He Perfect was ninth, then came Concealed Identity, Norman Asbjornson, Sway Away, Midnight Inter-

Dallas takes Game 3

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki scored 18 points during an off night for both of the game’s superstars, and the Dallas Mavericks built a huge lead early before hanging on for a 93-87 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals. The Mavericks, who tied with Miami for the league’s best road record during the regular season, won for the fourth straight time outside Dallas in these playof fs and reclaimed home-court advantage just two nights after letting it get away in Game 2. Nowitzki went 7 for 21

David Toms blows 7-shot lead at Colonial, Wi leads

FOR T WOR TH, T exas (AP) — Charlie Wi made a 32-foot birdie putt on the par-3 16th hole soon after a weather delay at Colonial, taking the lead after playing partner David Toms blew a seven-stroke advantage in the third round Saturday. After Wi holed the birdie putt, T oms’ 16-foot par chance just missed for a two-stroke swing. Wi finished with a 4under 66 to get to 13 under, a stroke better than Toms (74) and four ahead of John Senden (70). “I didn’t think I’d be able to close the gap like I did,” said Wi, who began the round just hoping to get within three or four strokes. Toms built his huge lead with bogey-free 62s in the first two rounds. He opened with a birdie Sat-

urday before three bogeys in a five-hole stretch while Wi got started with consecutive birdies. Even worse for T oms was a three-putt from 7 1/2 feet for double bogey at No. 14, where Wi chipped to 12 feet to save par right before a 1-hour, 20-minute delay. Wi made his 100th cut in 147 PGA Tour events this weekend, but the 39year-old South Korean has never won. The 44-year-old Toms is a 12-time winner, but is looking for his first victory in more than five years. He is coming off a playoff loss to K.J. Choi last weekend at The Players Championship. While T oms now has another disappointment to overcome, at least he still See GOLF, Page B2

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David Toms hits out of a bunker on the 17th hole during the third round of play at the Colonial golf tournament in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday.

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has one more round to play at Hogan’s Alley. Stuart Appleby (67), Paul Goydos (67) and Mark Wilson (71) were 8 under. After blasting out of a frontside bunker at the par -4 14th, Toms threeputted for his first double bogey in a stretch of 343 holes at Colonial. That


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from the field but Dallas still called on him in the clutch to hold off Oklahoma City’s late charge. “He’s the best, even if he’s not making shots early he wants the ball to make a play,” Dallas guard Jason Kidd said. NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant also struggled from the field, hitting just 7 of 22 shots to finish with 24 points and 12 rebounds. Russell Westbrook responded to a fourth-quarter benching with 30 points, helping the Thunder rally from 23 points down to make it interesting in the final minutes. Dallas had already blown a 23-point lead in the final 13 minutes in the first round at Portland, and led by 22 with 17 minutes to go this time. Even with Nowitzki struggling, the Mavericks leaned on the big German

SPORTS coupled with Wi’s impressive up-and-down at the same hole cut the gap to one stroke. “Until then, I wasn’t even thinking about the lead,” Wi said. Before Toms and Wi finished No. 15, play was stopped because of an approaching storm. Only a little bit of rain fell before play resumed and both made their par putts. Wi’s tee shot at No. 16 landed on the back side of with the Thunder closing the gap. Nowitzki got the ball on 10 of 11 possessions and scored just three times, but it was enough to keep Oklahoma City at bay. Westbrook and Daequan Cook each missed 3-pointers that could’ve gotten the Thunder within three, and Westbrook then lost the ball out of bounds before Jason T erry’s jumper stretched the advantage to 86-78 with 1:42 remaining. Nowitzki added a jumper from the left elbow to put the lead back at eight after Durant hit two free throws, and Dallas held on from there. Shawn Marion also scored 18, and Kidd and Terry each chipped in 13. Tyson Chandler had 15 rebounds, including six on the offensive end. The Thunder leaned on their bench again in the fourth quarter, but this time Westbrook was on the court instead of the bench like he was in Game 2.

NMMI trackster places 12th in prelims RECORD STAFF REPORT

HUTCHINSON, Kansas — NMMI’s Iwona Czerniak placed 12th in 800 meter run at the 2011 NJCAA Track & Field Championships on Saturday. Czerniak finished the 800 in 2 minutes and 23.13 seconds. Her best time of the year was 2:18.53. Unfortunately for the Bronco, only the top nine finishers moved on to the finals. South Plains College’s Natoya Goule had the fastest time of both heats, as she finished in a time of 2:02.11, nearly ten seconds faster than the second place finisher. Yanique Malcom, from Essex Community College, finished ninth with a time of 2:17.40.

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NMMI’s Iwona Czerniak, second from right, competes at the 2011 NJCAA Track and Field Championships in Hutchinson, Kansas, Saturday. Czerniak competed in the 800 meter run and finished 12th in the prelims, but didn’t qualify for the finals.



Registration deadline is May 29 and entry fee of $50.00 Registration is limited to the first 12 entries. Contact Mike Hendricks at 622-2200 for more information All proceeds and donations will go to benefit the Assurance Home.

901 S. Main St. 622-2200

the green. Toms pushed his right into the rough. Toms got to 17 under with his opening birdie Saturday at the 565-yard No. 1 hole, chipping from just short of the green to 6 feet. Then came three bogeys in a five-hole stretch when he had a couple of bad bounces. His approach at the par -4 second hit on the front of the green but rolled back into the greenside bunker. He blasted to about 19 feet and two-

putted for his first bogey in 38 holes. After missing the fairway left at No. 3 and hitting a low liner approach that stopped just short of the green, Toms pushed a 5 1/2-foot par chance just right of the hole. At the difficult 247-yard fourth hole, his tee shot landed in the frontside bunker so deep that the 5-foot-10 Toms’ head was barely visible from the back of the green when he blasted to 9 feet. When he

Roswell Daily Record made that putt, he had a slight fist pump that was more relief than celebration. But Toms got another bad break when his approach at No. 6 rolled off the right side of the green. He chipped 9 feet past the hole and couldn’t save the par, and walked away with holding both hands out. After carding 31s on both nines on each of the first two rounds, T oms finished the front side

Saturday at 2-over 37. He had already missed five greens, matching his total for first two rounds. Still, at that point, Toms still was 14 under with a three-stroke lead over Wi and Wilson, playing in the group ahead. “I felt after the first six holes, I was just hanging on. ... Trying not to make a mistake,” Toms said. “Maybe I’ll go out there with a little pressure off of me and see if we can do better (Sunday).”


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lude and Flashpoint. Once again, fans’ hopes to see a Triple Crown winner at long last will have to wait for another racing season. The last horse to sweep the Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes was Af fir med in 1978. Big Brown was the last to attempt a Triple, in 2008. Trainer Graham Motion, full of hope and expectation at the start of the race, looked on glumly as Animal Kingdom couldn’t catch Shackleford in time. “He ran huge. I was hoping he was going to get there,” said Motion, who had kept the Derby winner at his stable 60 miles away in the Maryland countryside until race morning. Shaking off his jitters, Shackleford broke alertly, as did another speedy horse, Flashpoint. They dueled through a quick opening quarter -mile of 22.69 seconds, just a fifth of a second off the Preakness record. “It was fast, but he kind of pulled everyone else out of the race,” Romans said. As they sped along, Animal Kingdom and Dialed In, the second favorite, were running at the back of the 14-horse field. “I kind of had to hustle him out of there,” said

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Shackleford jockey Jesus Castanon, left, speaks with Shackleford owner W. D. Cubbedge after winning the 136th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday.

John Velazquez, riding Animal Kingdom. “We lost a lot of ground in the first turn.” Velazquez tore through multiple sets of goggles as the dirt kicked back into Animal Kingdom’s face, which he clearly didn’t like. “He broke so far back the dirt started hitting him,” the jockey said. “He

had to make up too much ground.” Castanon was able to get Shackleford to relax into a comfortable rhythm as the pace slowed going down the backstretch. That proved to be a key moment. “That kind of hurt us,” Motion said. “That middle quarter really affected the outcome of the race.”

Midway through the final turn, Flashpoint gave up, leaving Shackleford as the lone target for the closers. Animal Kingdom started to pick up the pace entering the final turn. Unlike in the Derby, he couldn’t find a clear path and Velazquez had to pick his way around traffic to get to the outside.


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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 . . . . . . . . . .24 20 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . .25 21 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .24 21 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .23 22 Baltimore . . . . . . . . . .20 24 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .28 15 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .22 23 Kansas City . . . . . . . .22 23 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .21 26 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .15 28 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Los Angeles . . . . . . . .23 23 Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 23 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . .22 24 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . .20 24

Pct GB .545 — .543 — 1⁄2 .533 .511 1 1⁄2 .455 4 Pct .651 .489 .489 .447 .349

Pct .500 .500 .478 .455

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Friday’s Games Cleveland 5, Cincinnati 4 Pittsburgh 10, Detroit 1 N.Y. Mets 2, N.Y. Yankees 1 Philadelphia 3, Texas 2 Washington 17, Baltimore 5 Houston 5, Toronto 2 Boston 15, Chicago Cubs 5 Florida 5, Tampa Bay 3 L.A. Dodgers 6, Chicago White Sox 4, 10 innings Kansas City 3, St. Louis 0 Arizona 8, Minnesota 7 L.A. Angels 9, Atlanta 0 Seattle 4, San Diego 1 San Francisco 2, Oakland 1, 10 innings Saturday’s Games Toronto 7, Houston 5 Chicago White Sox 9, L.A. Dodgers 2 St. Louis 3, Kansas City 0 Cleveland 2, Cincinnati 1 Baltimore 8, Washington 3 Florida 5, Tampa Bay 3 Pittsburgh 6, Detroit 2 Chicago Cubs 9, Boston 3 N.Y. Yankees 7, N.Y. Mets 3 San Francisco 3, Oakland 0 Philadelphia 2, Texas 0 Atlanta at L.A. Angels, 8:05 p.m. Seattle at San Diego, 8:05 p.m. Minnesota at Arizona, 8:10 p.m. Sunday’s Games Cincinnati (Volquez 3-1) at Cleveland (C.Carrasco 2-2), 11:05 a.m. N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 3-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Nova 4-3), 11:05 a.m. Houston (W.Rodriguez 2-3) at Toronto (Drabek 3-2), 11:07 a.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 4-2) at Florida (Buente 0-0), 11:10 a.m. Detroit (Porcello 3-2) at Pittsburgh (Maholm 1-6), 11:35 a.m. Texas (Harrison 3-4) at Philadelphia (Oswalt 3-1), 11:35 a.m. Washington (Zimmermann 2-4) at Baltimore (Tillman 2-3), 11:35 a.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kuroda 5-3) at Chicago White Sox (E.Jackson 3-5), 12:10 p.m. St. Louis (J.Garcia 5-0) at Kansas City (O’Sullivan 2-3), 12:10 p.m. Atlanta (D.Lowe 3-3) at L.A. Angels (Chatwood 2-2), 1:35 p.m. Oakland (G.Gonzalez 5-2) at San Francisco (J.Sanchez 3-3), 2:05 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 4-4) at San Diego (Stauffer 0-2), 2:05 p.m. Minnesota (Liriano 3-5) at Arizona (D.Hudson 4-5), 2:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Garza 2-4) at Boston (Wakefield 0-1), 6:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Boston at Cleveland, 5:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Detroit, 5:05 p.m. Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 5:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Texas, 6:05 p.m. Seattle at Minnesota, 6:10 p.m.

National League East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Philadelphia . . . . . . . .28 Florida . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .25 New York . . . . . . . . . .22 Washington . . . . . . . .21 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . .27 Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . .25 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .23 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . .22 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .20 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .16 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W San Francisco . . . . . .26 Colorado . . . . . . . . . .23 Arizona . . . . . . . . . . .21 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .21 San Diego . . . . . . . . .19

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Friday’s Games Cleveland 5, Cincinnati 4 Pittsburgh 10, Detroit 1 N.Y. Mets 2, N.Y. Yankees 1 Philadelphia 3, Texas 2 Washington 17, Baltimore 5 Houston 5, Toronto 2 Boston 15, Chicago Cubs 5 Florida 5, Tampa Bay 3 Milwaukee 7, Colorado 6, 14 innings L.A. Dodgers 6, Chicago White Sox 4, 10 innings Kansas City 3, St. Louis 0 Arizona 8, Minnesota 7 L.A. Angels 9, Atlanta 0 Seattle 4, San Diego 1 San Francisco 2, Oakland 1, 10 innings Saturday’s Games Toronto 7, Houston 5 Chicago White Sox 9, L.A. Dodgers 2 St. Louis 3, Kansas City 0 Cleveland 2, Cincinnati 1 Baltimore 8, Washington 3 Florida 5, Tampa Bay 3 Pittsburgh 6, Detroit 2 Chicago Cubs 9, Boston 3 Milwaukee 3, Colorado 2 N.Y. Yankees 7, N.Y. Mets 3 San Francisco 3, Oakland 0 Philadelphia 2, Texas 0 Atlanta at L.A. Angels, 8:05 p.m. Seattle at San Diego, 8:05 p.m. Minnesota at Arizona, 8:10 p.m. Sunday’s Games Cincinnati (Volquez 3-1) at Cleveland (C.Carrasco 2-2), 11:05 a.m. N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 3-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Nova 4-3), 11:05 a.m. Houston (W.Rodriguez 2-3) at Toronto (Drabek 3-2), 11:07 a.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 4-2) at Florida (Buente 0-0), 11:10 a.m. Detroit (Porcello 3-2) at Pittsburgh (Maholm 1-6), 11:35 a.m. Texas (Harrison 3-4) at Philadelphia (Oswalt 3-1), 11:35 a.m. Washington (Zimmermann 2-4) at Baltimore (Tillman 2-3), 11:35 a.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kuroda 5-3) at Chicago White Sox (E.Jackson 3-5), 12:10 p.m. St. Louis (J.Garcia 5-0) at Kansas City (O’Sullivan 2-3), 12:10 p.m. Atlanta (D.Lowe 3-3) at L.A. Angels (Chatwood 2-2), 1:35 p.m. Oakland (G.Gonzalez 5-2) at San Francisco (J.Sanchez 3-3), 2:05 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 4-4) at San Diego (Stauffer 0-2), 2:05 p.m. Minnesota (Liriano 3-5) at Arizona (D.Hudson 4-5), 2:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Garza 2-4) at Boston (Wakefield 0-1), 6:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Cincinnati at Philadelphia, 5:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Houston, 6:05 p.m. Washington at Milwaukee, 6:10 p.m. St. Louis at San Diego, 8:05 p.m.


NBA Playoff Glance The Associated Press All Times Mountain CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Chicago 1, Miami 0 Sunday, May 15: Chicago 103, Miami 82

Wednesday, May 18: at Chicago, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22: at Miami, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24: at Miami, 6:30 p.m. x-Thursday, May 26: at Chicago, 6:30 p.m. x-Saturday, May 28: at Miami, 6:30 p.m. x-Monday, May 30: at Chicago, 6:30 p.m. WESTERN CONFERENCE Dallas 1, Oklahoma City 1

Tuesday, May 17: Dallas 121, Oklahoma City 112

Thursday, May 19: at Dallas, 7 p.m.

Saturday, May 21: Dallas 93, Oklahoma City 87

Monday, May 23: at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 25: at Dallas, 7 p.m. x-Friday, May 27: at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. x-Sunday, May 29: at Dallas, 7 p.m.


When will NFL players begin to get restless?

Just a few days after the owners regained the momentum in the NFL labor dispute, union leader DeMaurice Smith stood before graduating seniors at the University of Maryland and gave the kind of speech he should have reserved for rallying the troops for what figures to be a long and uncomfortable summer. The message was passion, though it seemed somewhat lost on graduates who showed little of it in return. “Go ahead, I dig it, you can clap,” Smith implored them at one point. Nothing wrong with Smith’s speech,



Sierra Middle School volleyball coaches JuLynn Jones and Cynthia Hernandez will hold a volleyball camp for players entering the 4th-8th grades on May 23-26 at Sierra Middle School. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to noon each day. The cost is $30 per player and registrations will be accepted on the first day of the camp. For more information, call Jones at 627-2850.


The NMMI Bronco baseball program will hold a tryout for any college-eligible player under the age of 22 on Wednesday, June 1, at NMMI Ballpark. The registration form is available online at the Bronco baseball webpage at Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. on the day of the tryout for position players with evaluation running from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration for pitchers and catchers begins at 1:15 p.m. with the evaluation running from 24:30 p.m. The tryout fee is $25. For more information, call Robert Nordorf at 624-8448 or 494-3264.


The annual Elks for Veterans charity golf tournament will be held on June 4 at the NMMI Golf Course. The four-person scramble will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The cost is $60 per player or $240 per team. The field is limit-


except perhaps the awkward moment when he tried to lead the students in a chorus of “You suck.” They seemed more interested in grabbing a sheepskin and heading out to party than listening to the keynote speaker. So far, Smith’s players have listened better. They’ve formed a unified front behind him as the union that technically is no more tries to fight off the NFL’s efforts to slice up the lucrative deal that has made many of them rich. Just as the 2011 graduates at Maryland will now find, though, the easy part is over. Flush with its early success in court, the union now finds itself playing defense as the league settles into the lockout that owners wanted all along. It’s not going to get any easier in the upcoming weeks. Memorial Day weekend, the traditional start of summer, is but a week away and pressure on the players is starting to build. Training camps are supposed to open in just two months, and players soon will have to adjust to the reality of losing both bonus checks and paychecks to the impasse. By then, Smith may need his best oratory skills to keep them from cracking. “The players have had great solidarity to

this point, but that will get tighter as players go longer and longer without their workout and signing bonuses and get closer to the season,” said Robert Boland, professor of sports management at New York University’s Tisch Center. “The longer we go without any kind of sense of when they will get paid again, the more their internal resolve is tested and the harder it becomes to hold them together.” That’s true in almost any labor dispute, though this one is different from most. Players are widely viewed as millionaires, but a large portion of the decertified NFL Players Association toils for a lot less than most people would think. Even at, say, $500,000 or so, they are well paid compared to the average American. But their contracts aren’t guaranteed, careers are notoriously short, and there are many players — rookie free agents and veterans alike — whose job prospects depend on who they can impress in training camp. Without an agreement in the next few months, they may not get that shot. And the fact their earning power declines with each lost day means they will begin worrying even more as the weather warms and

ed to the first 24 paid teams. For more information, call Brady Crump at 622-6033.

ment will be held on June 18 at Cahoon Park. The entry fee for the tournament is $100 per team. Age divisions are 9-11, 12-14, 15-17 and 18-and-up. All teams are guaranteed three games and a T-shirt. The deadline to enter is June 9. For more information, call Donald Doines at 637-4841 or Ray Baca at 910-2222.


The 27th annual Milkman Triathlon will be held on Saturday, June 4, at 8 a.m. in Dexter. The triathlon will consist of a 1/2k swim, a 20k bike and a 5k run. The cost is $50 for a solo competitor and $45 for a mixed relay team. There is also a $10 single-event permit fee for entrants who do not hold a USA Triathlon License. Awards will be given for overall placing and also for 16 age groups for both males and females in the solo competition and overall placing and for six different age groups in the mixed relay competition. The entry deadline is 5 p.m. on June 1. For more information, call Larry Marshall at 734-5415.


Goddard coach Kevin Jones and the Rocket boys basketball program will hold a basketball camp from June 13-16 at Goddard High School. The camp is for boys and girls who are entering 4th-9th grades. The cost for the camp is $30 for the first child and $20 for each additional child. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to noon every day. For more information, call Jones at 622-4829.


The inaugural Rage in the Cage 3-on-3 basketball tourna-


New Mexico Military Institute men’s tennis coach Gene Hardman will host a summer tennis camp from June 20-23 at the Institute. The morning sessions will be held from 9-11 a.m. and are open to players, ages 8-12. The afternoon session will be held from 24 p.m. and are open to players, ages 13-18. The cost is $10 per session. To sign up or for more information, call Hardman at 6248281.


The First Tee of the Pecos Valley is currently accepting reservations for its annual Youth Golf & Life Skills Summer Camps, which are held at the NMMI Golf Course. The cost is $75 and includes breakfast and lunch each day. The dates of the event are June 6-9 (ages 7-17), June 1316 (First Tee Participants), June 20-23 (ages 5-10), July 11-14 (ages 7-17) and July 18-21 (ages 5-10). For more information or to reserve a spot, call 623-4444.

Sunday, May 22, 2011 thoughts turn to the traditional opening of training camps around the country. It’s those kind of players the NFL will be counting on to crack first, and it will take all of Smith’s skills to keep them from bolting the ranks. No union chief has to serve more diverse constituents than Smith, who must balance the needs of multimillionaires like Tom Brady and Peyton Manning against those of players simply hoping to make as many paychecks as they can before being drummed out of the league. Attorneys for players returned to court Friday, trying to convince a federal appeals court to lift the lockout. This time, though, it was with what seemed to be a renewed sense of urgency, with attorneys arguing the lockout threatens players with career-ending harm and may deprive the public of the 2011 NFL season. The urgency is well-placed. Training camps are supposed to open in just two months, the first preseason game is Aug. 7, and the regular-season opener in Green Bay is Sept. 8. While talk about real games being missed seemed to be just abstract speculation a few months ago, it now is beginning to seem like an increasing reality. All that could change of course if the two


TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press (All times Mountain) Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Sunday, May 22 AUTO RACING 5:30 a.m. SPEED — Formula One, Spanish Grand Prix, at Barcelona, Spain 10 a.m. VERSUS — IRL, Indianapolis 500 Bump Day Noon ABC — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, John Deere Dealers 250, at Newton, Iowa 5 p.m. ESPN2 — NHRA, Summer Nationals, at Topeka, Kan. (same-day tape) COLLEGE SOFTBALL 11 a.m. ESPN — NCAA Division I playoffs, regionals, Site 2/Game 6, teams TBD 1:30 p.m. ESPN — NCAA Division I playoffs, regionals, Site 2/Game 7, teams TBD (if necessary) CYCLING 4:30 p.m. VERSUS — Tour of California, final stage, Santa Clarita to Thousand Oaks, Calif. GOLF 7 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Volvo World Match Play Championship, semifinal and championship matches, at Casares, Spain 11 a.m. TGC — Nationwide Tour, BMW Charity Pro-Am, final round, at Greer, S.C. 1 p.m. CBS — PGA Tour, Crowne Plaza Invitational, final round, at


sides return to the bargaining table for real, though that won’t happen until sometime after the June 3 hearing before the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on the validity of the lockout. Should the players lose — an outcome many expect — their options will narrow considerably and the pressure from within will begin to grow exponentially.


Saturday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Reinstated RHP Alfredo Simon from the restricted list. Transferred INF Cesar Izturis to the 60-day DL. Optioned RHP Jason Berken to Norfolk (IL). DETROIT TIGERS—Placed LHP Brad Thomas on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 11. Selected the contract of LHP Charlie Furbush from Toledo (IL). National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Selected RHP Micah Owings from Reno (PCL).

Fort Worth, Texas 2:30 p.m. TGC — LPGA, Sybase Match Play Championship, semifinal and championship matches, at Gladstone, N.J. (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 11 a.m. TBS — N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees Noon WGN — L.A. Dodgers at Chicago White Sox 6 p.m. ESPN — Chicago Cubs at Boston NBA BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, conference finals, Game 3, Chicago at Miami NHL HOCKEY 1 p.m. NBC — Playoffs, conference finals, Game 4, Vancouver at San Jose SOCCER 8:55 a.m. ESPN2 — Premier League, Blackpool at Manchester United TENNIS 11 a.m. ESPN2 — French Open, first round, at Paris Monday, May 23 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 5 p.m. ESPN2 — Boston at Cleveland NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Playoffs, conference finals, Game 4, Dallas at Oklahoma City NHL HOCKEY 6 p.m. VERSUS — Playoffs, conference finals, Game 5, Tampa Bay at Boston

B4 Sunday, May 22, 2011


Blue Jays rally to beat Astros, Cardinals blank Royals

TORONTO (AP) — Even Jose Bautista is surprised with how many home runs he’s piling up. Bautista hit two more homers, increasing his major league leading total to 18, Yunel Escobar added a tiebreaking shot and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Houston Astros 75 on Saturday. Baseball’s reigning home run king had 54 last season, more than tripling his previous career high of 16. He’s on pace to not just beat that mark this year, but smash it. “It’s always a surprise when you keep hitting home runs,” Bautista said. “I’m not surprised about the RBIs or the fact that I’m playing well. Given what happened last year, knowing what I feel like I’m capable of doing, I expected to perform at a high level. I’m doing probably a little bit better than I expected.” Rookie teammate Eric Thames is just as shocked by Bautista’s unbridled power. “Man, this guy’s a freak.” Thames said. “You think you can just hold him down, but he makes adjustments. He just smashes the ball.” Bautista hit a three-run drive to left off Brett Myers in the sixth and added a solo shot to left against Jose Valdez in the eighth. It was his third multihomer game of the season and the 14th of his career. In the seventh, after Jose Molina tied it at four with a two-out single to center, Escobar hit a two-run drive to left, his fourth. Escobar’s shot also came off Myers (1-4), who has not won since April 12, a span of seven starts. The right-hander allowed six runs, five earned, in 6 2-3 innings. He walked none and struck out two. “I made some good pitches, but also a couple of mistakes and they hit them hard,” Myers said. “Sometimes you get away with them, but I haven’t all year. It's been tough.”

Cardinals 3, Royals 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jake Westbrook pitched eight shutout innings and Matt Holliday broke a scoreless tie with a two-run homer in the eighth, lifting St. Louis to a win over Kansas City on a bright, breezy Saturday afternoon. Westbrook, (4-3) whose longest start this year had been seven innings, gave up four hits, with three walks and three strikeouts while raising his career mark in Kauffman Stadium to 3-0. Kansas City’s Nate Adcock went five scoreless innings in his first major league start. Albert Pujols singled off Tim Collins (2-2) with one out in the eighth and then Holliday, who came in with an NL-leading .357 average, hit reliever Blake Wood’s 2-1 pitch 433 feet over the left field fence.

White Sox 9, Dodgers 2


Buehrle threw seven strong innings to become the career victories leader in interleague play, Paul Konerko drove in three runs and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-2 on Saturday. Buehrle (4-3) allowed seven hits and two runs to win for the third time in four starts, giving him his 24th interleague victory — breaking his tie with Jamie Moyer atop the career list. He struck out one, and did not walk anyone for the second time in three starts. Alex Rios and Brent Lillibridge homered in Chicago's 15-hit attack, the fifth time this season the White Sox have had at least that many. They broke it open with a six-run fourth against former teammate Jon Garland (1-4) as Rios hit a two-run homer, and Alexei Ramirez and Konerko later added two-run singles. Konerko’s hit chased Garland, who allowed 11 hits and seven runs in 3 23 innings. It was the most runs Garland allowed in a start since May 29, 2009, and the most hits he's allowed since July 6, 2007.

Indians 2, Reds 1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Travis Buck hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh inning to give Josh Tomlin and the Cleveland Indians a victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Buck connected with two outs against Homer Bailey (3-1), who took a one-hitter into the seventh. Tomlin (6-1) gave up one run and three hits over seven innings. Vinnie Pestano worked the eighth and Chris Perez the ninth for his 12th save in 13 chances as Cleveland improved baseball’s best record to 28-15. Cincinnati tied its season-long losing streak at four games. Tomlin became the fifth pitcher since 1919 to work at least five innings in each of his first 21 career appearances. The most recent was Boston’s Daisuke Matsuzaka, who did it in 28 games in 2007.

Orioles 8, Nationals 3

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jeremy Guthrie pitched seven solid innings to win for the first time since opening day, and Nolan Reimold’s two-run homer keyed a four -run third inning as the Baltimore Orioles beat the Washington Nationals on Saturday. Guthrie (2-6) allowed just two unear ned runs and hadn’t won in his past seven starts. He came in with the poorest run support of any American League starter. The Orioles, who ended a four-game losing streak, hadn’t scored while he was on the mound in his previous three starts. He allowed two unearned runs in the third inning when first baseman Brandon Snyder booted a ball that Laynce Nix hit. Guthrie allowed five hits,

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The Toronto Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista hits a home run against the Houston Astros during the eighth inning of their game, Saturday.

striking out four and walking one. The Orioles scored four runs off John Lannan (2-5) in the third.

Marlins 5, Rays 3

MIAMI (AP) — Javier Vazquez pitched seven shutout innings in his best start of the season Saturday, and the Florida Marlins defeated cross-state rival Tampa Bay for the second day in a row. Vazquez (3-4) had made only one quality start previously this season, but he limited the Rays to three hits and two walks. He had a season-high seven strikeouts and lowered his ERA from 7.55 to 6.41 in his longest outing since July 26. The veteran right-hander outpitched Rays ace David Price (5-4), who went 6 2-3 innings and gave up five runs, including homers to Hanley Ramirez and Omar Infante. Logan Morrison had a two-run double for the Marlins, who improved to 129-107 (.545) in interleague play. Leo Nunez struck out two in a scoreless ninth for his 17th save, most in the majors.

Phillies 2, Rangers 0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cliff Lee threw eight dominant innings against the team he led to the World Series last year, R yan Howard hit a solo homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. Lee (3-4) allowed five hits and struck out 10 to earn his first win since April 14. The lefty helped the Rangers capture the first AL pennant in franchise history after joining them last July. But he turned down more money from Texas and the New York Yankees to retur n to Philadelphia, signing a $120 million, five-year deal. Rangers starter Colby Lewis (4-5) gave up two runs and seven hits in 6 23 innings. He didn’t get any

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The Kansas City Royals’ Chris Getz, left, beats the throw to St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Tyler Greene, middle, on a stolen base during their game, Saturday.

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Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez, right, throws to first after Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp hit a ground ball during the third inning of their game, Saturday.

support from a struggling offense that’s scored only 11 runs in the last five games. Texas is 1-4 in that span.

Giants 3, Athletics 0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — T im Lincecum pitched a three-hitter, and the San Francisco Giants beat the cross-bay rival Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Saturday for their fourth straight victory. The two-time NL Cy Young Award winner allowed R yan Sweeney’s two-out single in the first before retiring 21 straight

batters, leading the Giants past the A’s for the second day in a row. Lincecum (4-4) struck out five and walked none for his eighth career complete game, handing Oakland its fourth straight loss. Buster Posey had two hits and drove in the only run against starter Brett Anderson (2-4), who left after giving up five hits in five innings to the defending World Series champions. Cody Ross added an RBI single and Miguel Tejada had a sacrifice fly in the eighth.

Brewers 3, Rockies 2

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Shaun Marcum won his sixth straight decision with eight effective innings and Jonathan Lucroy homered, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. Milwaukee has won nine of 12 overall and has the NL’s best winning percentage at home at .714 (15-6) after John Axford survived an adventure in the ninth for his 11th save.



Heat, Bulls expect another physical test in Game 3 Roswell Daily Record

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade’s right arm had a nasty gash that left him unwilling to shoot the ball for Miami down the stretch. Omer Asik needed stitches around his chin, not to mention a Chicago jersey that wasn’t covered in his own blood. That was Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. And in Game 3, both sides expect more of the same. “We haven’t been able to ease into anything this

year,” Heat forward LeBron James said. Don’t look for that to change anytime soon, either. With a 2-1 series lead at stake, the Bulls and Heat renew acquaintances Sunday in Miami, ending a roughly 94-hour hiatus in already-physical the matchup. When Game 2 ended Wednesday, just about everyone in the Heat locker room had an icepack strapped to something, and more than a few limped

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Miami Heat forward LeBron James, left, and guard Dwyane Wade celebrate after a win in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Chicago Bulls, Wednesday.

Players call NFL a ‘cartel’ in court filing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — NFL players who sued the league for alleged antitrust violations liken the league to a “cartel” in their latest court filing, again urging an appeals court to lift the lockout. In arguments filed in the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, just minutes before Friday’s midnight deadline, attorneys for the players reiterated their argument that the NFL has violated antitrust laws. They also argued the lockout has imposed immediate, careerending threatening harm on players and may deprive the public of the 2011 professional football season. “The players face immediate, continuing, severe irreparable injury from unlawful conduct orchestrated to force them to reunionize against their will and make immense financial concessions,” the players’ attorneys wrote. “The NFL, by contrast, claims only a temporary loss of leverage by members of a cartel that is no longer entitled to any exemption from the antitrust laws.” The longer the fight over how to divvy up $9 billion in annual revenue drags on, the closer the league and players get to missing games. The first preseason game is Aug. 7, with the regular season opener between the Saints and Packers set for Sept. 8 in Green Bay, Wis. In Friday’s filing, the players reiterated that the decision to dissolve their union was their lawful right, and the absence of a collective bargaining agreement shouldn’t stop the NFL’s ability to “conduct professional football.” And, they argued, the harm they would suffer isn’t comparable to the league’s argument that it would suffer an “intangible blow to their ‘negotiating position’ and ’leverage.”’ “The overwhelming inequity in that imbalance is patently obvious,” the players’ attorneys wrote. The players have argued all along that their careers are being harmed by the work stoppage — they can’t

work out, or sign contracts with any of the 32 clubs while the lockout persists. A federal judge in Minnesota agreed and lifted the lockout April 25, but the league appealed. The appeals court reversed U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson’s decision just four days later. And on Monday, the appellate court ruled the lockout can stay in place until a full appeal is heard on whether it is legal. That hearing is set for June 3. The players got some support Friday from other pro players and fans. The unions for hockey, baseball and basketball players filed a legal brief saying the lockout should be lifted because professional athletes’ careers are short, and the loss of even part of a season causes personal and professional injuries for which they can’t be compensated. In their filing, the unions for the MLB, NBA and NHL wrote, “there is no off-season in professional sports — only the portion of the work year during which no games are played.” The unions said that part of the year brings opportunities — such as the option to change cities, teams or the trajectory of one’s career. Also Friday, a nonprofit group that has been fighting sport work stoppages said the lockout should be lifted. The Sports Fans Coalition, which says it gives fans a voice on public policy issues and fights for fan access to games, said in a legal brief that the lockout is not in the best interest of fans, who pay billions of dollars to see their teams perform. The players’ attorneys argued: “The NFL does not suffer irreparable harm from operating the game of football — especially at a profit.” “Here, there is no question that the interest of the public — the fans, stadium workers, parking lot attendants, sports bars and restaurants, and local governments — favors an injunction to allow football to proceed on whatever lawful terms the NFL Defendants collectively impose,” the players’ attorneys wrote.

their way to the bus that would carry them to the airport. Just think: They were the winning side. “Fortunately, we were able to have some days to recuperate,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. “Our guys, they’re not shying away from it. Neither team is. Both teams have built these habits for the entire season. We’ve proven we’re an aggressive, attacking, physical defense that rebounds the basketball. ... They’ve proven to be the same. So you have two things colliding into each other.” The Bulls — the NBA’s top overall seed who no longer has home-court advantage in this series — have shown they can recover quickly. After each of their three previous playoff losses, Chicago answered with a double-digit win in the next game. Plus, the Bulls haven’t lost consecutive games since February 5-7. “Don’t jinx us like that,” Bulls guard Derrick Rose said. Since 2006, when the Heat won their lone title, the winner of Game 3 of the East title series has advanced to the NBA finals every time. “This is going to be a crazy game, where I think they’re going to have a lot of confidence,” said Rose, the NBA’s MVP this season. “Some way, somehow, we’ve just got to come up with this win no matter how we get it. We’ve just got to have more intensity than them

and play way more aggressive.” Can this series get any more aggressive? Wade seems to think it might. Scoring might be plentiful in the Oklahoma City-Dallas matchup out West, but the East likely will be won in gritty fashion. “This is a very physical series,” Wade said. “This is a grind-out series. You look at our series compared to the other series, it’s night and day between the styles. Very physical and I’m sure both teams in between games are in the icetub, trying to get their body ready for the next one.” The Bulls manhandled Miami on the boards on the way to a Game 1 rout, getting 31 second-chance points in the series opener. Miami cut that nearly in half for Game 2, holding Chicago to 18 secondchance points and outrebounding the Bulls 45-41. Miami was markedly better on defense as well. Chicago had four field goals in the final 13 minutes of Game 2, all of them by reserve Taj Gibson, and the Heat outscored the Bulls 14-10 in the fourth quarter, which Spoelstra and Miami pointed to afterward as a source of major pride. “We have to execute a lot better,” Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said. “We have to screen better. We have to keep the ball moving. But we have to get some easy baskets, too.” In Game 2, that wasn’t happening. The Bulls had 83 different quarters this season in

Sunday, May 22, 2011

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In this May 15 file photo, Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah celebrates their 103-82 win over the Miami Heat during the fourth quarter in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.

James. He’s played at least 40 minutes in nine of Miami’s last 10 playoff games — and the lone exception was a matchup where he was six seconds shy of that. James has averaged nearly 46 minutes of playing time in the last four Heat games, yet insists he’s not wearing down whatsoever. “I never ask him if he’s tired or if he can absorb that many minutes,” Spoelstra said. “He’s a remarkably well-conditioned athlete. In many ways, he’s a freak of nature.”

which they scored 29 points. On Wednesday, that’s what they managed in the entire second half. “We’re all in it together,” said James, who had nine big points in a late 11-2 run that snapped a 73-all tie and sealed the Game 2 win. “I made a few plays down the stretch. But if we didn’t continue to get stops defensively and give ourselves an opportunity to get in that position, we wouldn’t be 1-1 now.” If anyone really enjoyed the long gap between Games 2 and 3, it was






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B6 Sunday, May 22, 2011 OBITUARIES

H.W. “Bill” Molyneux

12/06/27-05/13/11 Bill was bor n Dec. 6, 1927, to become the son of Homer and Mary (Cloud) Molyneux at his adoption on Dec. 9, 1927, in Salt Lake City. As a child, he lived in Salt Lake City, Kansas City, Denver and Omaha. He spent his summers with his grandmother and grandfather Molyneux in Broken Bow, Neb. By the time he was in high school, he attended Kemper Military Academy for his junior and senior year and his two years of junior college. He then went to the University of Arizona to finish college and ear ned a degree in mechanical engineering. In 1952, he married Susan Speers, of Cleveland. They have two wonderful sons Mark (1953) and David (1955) and Dave’s loving wife Lynn. Bill worked for small engineering firms in California, Ohio and Wisconsin before joining Lockheed Missiles and Space. He retired after 30 years as a staf f engineer in Charleston, S.C., Sunny Vale, Calif., Bangor, Wash., and Aurora, Colo. Bill and Sue lived in 10 states prior to coming to New Mexico in 1992. Bill was preceded in death by his mother Mary, father Homer, stepmother Ellen, and brother-in-law, Bud Beshaler. He is survived by his wife Sue; sons, Mark and Dave; daughter-in-law Lynn; four grandchildren, Christy, Aaron, Zack and Skyler, their spouses; and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by Mary Cornish, his sister from his birth family, and her six sons and families; the children of his sister, LaVerne Walton; Ellen (Susie) Beshaler, his sister from his stepmother’s family, and her seven children, their spouses and families; and DeLeen Holms, daughter of his birth sister

OBITUARIES Rachel. Cremation, per his wishes, has taken place with a memorial service to be held at a later date at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Broken Bow. In place of flowers, it is the wish of the family that a small donation be made to Bill’s childhood church. You may forward the donation to St. John’s Episcopal Church c/o Chard Hirsch, 207 South F Street, Broken Bow, NE 68922. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

and two children moved to Albuquerque in 1955. In 1968, she moved to Roswell where she became a supervisor of the Income Support Division for the State of New Mexico Human Services Department. Janet was also a longtime member of the Roswell Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3187. Condolences can be made online at Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Anthony Rodriguez

Janet E. Cantwell

Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m., on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at South Park Cemetery, for Janet E. Cantwell, 84, of Port Charlotte, Fla., who passed away May 15, 2011. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2011, from 5 to 7 p.m. Janet was born on Aug. 22, 1926, in Detroit, to Robert and Ethel MacKenzie. They have preceded her in death. Janet is survived by a son, James Murphy and his wife Mamie, of Lakeland, Mich.; grandchildren, Rebecca, Megan and Melanie; and a daughter Maureen Gardner and her husband Ray, of Port Chargrandchildren, lotte; Patrick, Bradley, Elizabeth and Amanda; and greatgrandchildren, Justin, Tyler, Jacob and Mackenzie. Janet was raised and educated in Michigan, where she earned her B.A. in biology and chemistry at Kalamazoo College, and a certificate of medical technology from Women’s Hospital in Detroit. She and her husband Herb Murphy

A rosary will be recited for Anthony Rodriguez, 37, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Monday, May 23, 2011, at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home with the Rev. Tony Herrera of ficiating. He passed away May 17, 2011, in his home surrounded by his sons, Christopher and Vicente. Anthony was born April 12, 1974, to Reyes “Pelon” Rodriguez and Maria Elena Duarte in Roswell. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend. He will be deeply missed by all his family and close friends. Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife Misty Rodriguez; mother Maria Elena Duarte; sons, Christopher and Vicente Rodriguez; daughter Leticia Rodriguez; maternal grandmother Ester Duarte; girlfriend Francine Silva; exwife Elizabeth Baca, and their children, Anthony Jr., and Manuel; sisters, Olga and Helen Rodriguez, Dolores Contreras and Leila Zamora; brothers, Christopher, Reyes, Ray, Jerry, Larry, and Victor Rodriguez. He is also survived by one goddaughter Eddika Duarte, and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and extended family. Honorary pallbearers will be all his brothers, sisters, Beatrice Marquez, and

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta founder dies ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Authorities say Albuquerque Inter national Balloon Fiesta founder Sid Cutter has died. Officials with the Balloon Fiesta say Cutter died in his sleep early Saturday at age 77 after a long battle with stomach cancer. The Albuquerque-born

Cutter was credited with organizing the first Balloon Fiesta in 1972. The yearly event grew steadily for decades and now is considered one of world’s largest hot air balloon festivals. The nine-day event is held in Albuquerque in early October and is one of the city’s biggest

tourist attractions. It also serves as a major showcase of New Mexican culture and history. As a pilot, Cutter was the U.S. National Hot Air Balloon champion in 1978 and 1986. In lieu of a funeral, a living reception was held for Cutter in April.

nephew, Steven Dominguez. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory. “I’m in your heart forever” Right now I’m in heaven, And though we seem apart, I’m closer than I ever was; I’m there inside your heart. I’m with you when you greet each day, And while the sun shines bright, I’m there to share the sunsets, too; I’m with you every night. I’m with you when the times are good To share a laugh or two, And if a tear should start to fall, I’ll still be there with you. And when that day arrives That we no longer are apart, I’ll smile and hold you close to me; Forever in my heart.

Raul Martin Anchondo

A rosary will be recited for Raul Martin Anchondo, 43, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with the Rev. Juan Gutierrez, OFM, officiating. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery. He passed away Thursday, May 19, 2011, in Roswell. Raul was bor n Feb. 2, 1968, to Jose G. Anchondo and Dorinda Pineda, in Roswell. He attended Roswell schools, and graduated from Goddard High School in 1986. He was a hard worker, working for

Roswell Daily Record many people doing odd jobs. He will be missed by all his family and close friends. Those left behind to cherish his memory are his parents Jose and Dorinda Anchondo, of Roswell; three children, Mario R. Anchondo, Johnathan Anchondo and Ashley Salazar, all of Lubbock, Texas; one brother Andrew Anchondo and his wife Ruby, of Roswell; one sister Christina Anchondo, of Roswell; grandmother Concepcion Anchondo, of Roswell; uncles, Willie and Martha Aldaco, Ramon Anchondo and Jimmy Anchondo, all of Roswell, Henry Pineda and companion Yolanda Duran, of Albuquerque; aunts, Dolores Pineda, and Rebecca and Juan Borunda, all of Roswell, Rosa and Javier Saenz, of Rio Rancho, and Rosa Corona, of Kansas; and numerous cousins, and extended family. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Frank Anchondo; maternal grandparents Juan and Augustina Pined;, one uncle, Manuel Anchondo; and one aunt, Lupe Anchondo. Pallbearers will be Larry Garcia, Carlos Meza, Frank Lucero Jr., Kenny Dolen, Larry Gonzales and Ernie Gonzales. Honorary pallbearers will be Henry Pineda and Ramon Anchondo Sr. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Jose P. Moreno III

ARTESIA — Services are scheduled at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the First Presbyterian Church, for Jose P. Moreno III, 29, of Artesia, who died Monday, May 16, 2011, in

Artesia. Daniel Phelps will officiate at the services with burial in Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jose Coronado, Santos Moreno, Dustin Coddington, Michael Chavez, John Villarreal, Isaac Molina, Jesus Roony Garza and Dustin Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be Ruben Coronado, Alex Sertuche, Martin Molina and Chencho Molina. Visitation will be at Terpening & Son Mortuary, Monday, beginning at 10 a.m. Jose was bor n Feb. 6, 1982, in Roswell, the son of Jose P. Moreno Jr. and Maria G. (Coronado) Moreno. He came to Artesia in 2009 from Alamogordo. On Feb. 14, 2011, he was married to Jessica Coddington, in Artesia. Jose was a carpenter and did construction. He was an avid musician, including playing the drums and composing. He also was a loving husband and great DADDY. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, an uncle and some cousins. Survivors include his wife Jessica Moreno, of the family home; daughter August Rhein Moreno, who was bor n Feb. 9, 2011; parents Jose P. Jr. and Maria Moreno, of Roswell; in-laws Kevin and Sandra Coddington, of Artesia; sisters, Lisa Levario and husband Abel, of San Antonio, Texas, and Rachael Moreno and Alex Sertuche, of Roswell; brothers, Joe Coronado and wife Joanna, of Roswell, Jerry Moreno and wife Bianca, of Selena, Calif., Steven Moreno of Selena, Alexander Rue Moreno, of Aledo, Texas, and Santos Moreno and Mayra Calderon, of Roswell; brothers and sisters-in-law, James, Dustin and Jennifer Coddington, and Kacee Halberg; grandparents-in-law Ruby and Mike Mahon; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews, including Jordan, Dalton and Madison Coddington, Rori Moore, Zoe Halberg, Ruben, Angelica, and Destiny Coronado, Cynthia, Abel Jr., and Sadie Levario, Xavier and Ezekiel Moreno and Stevie Moreno Jr. Arrangements have been entrusted to Terpening & Son Mortuary. Please express condolences at

‘Crock’ cartoonist Bill Rechin, 80, dies SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) — Cartoonist Bill Rechin, known for the syndicated “Crock” strip that parodies life in a Foreign Legion desert outpost, has died at age 80. Rechin’s son-in-law, Bob Morgan, says the cartoonist died at home Saturday in Spotsylvania County of complications

from esophageal cancer. In 1975, Rechin, Don Wilder and Brant Parker created the “Crock” comic strip as a parody of the Foreign Legion classic “Beau Geste.” The strip, which follows the adventures of Vermin P. Crock and an assortment of characters stationed at their grim desert outpost,

is distributed by King Features Syndicate and appears in more than 200 newspapers in 19 countries. Morgan says he and Rechin’s son, Kevin Rechin, plan to continue producing the comic strip. Funeral arrangements were incomplete.


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Comedy and fairy tales upcoming in television NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel’s lacerating dissection of the industry has become an annual highlight of the week when television’s biggest networks reveal programming plans to advertisers. This year he nailed the pie-eyed suspension of disbelief that characterizes each sales job. “Remember those shows we were so excited about last fall?� Kimmel said at the ABC session. “We canceled all of them. And yet here you are again. I think you might have a gambling problem.� Big laughs, perhaps from the hint of recognition. Of the 18 new series that debuted last fall on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, six survived to make this coming September’s schedule — a batting average of .250. Take away the relatively stable CBS, and it’s three out of 13. That doesn’t even count shows that appeared in midseason and are already history, such as “The Paul Reiser Show� and Matthew Perry’s “Mr. Sunshine.� And yet, the dance begins again. While the ways to experience television have changed dramatically over the past decade with DVDs, digital video recorders and Internet streaming, the brutally inefficient ways of making it have not. There’s little incentive to alter things, judging by predictions for this year’s “upfront,� the mad scramble to spend billions of dollars on advertising for next season. The $8.5 billion hauled in by broadcasters last spring will almost certainly be topped, said

Jack Myers of the industry newsletter Jack Myers’ Media Business Report. Big spending sectors such as the auto industry are expected to buy more commercial time. Advertisers these days have better access to research telling them that TV is their most efficient way to get their message across, Myers said. Perhaps sensing this, NBC’s new management had a turnback-the-clock vibe in its presentation. After years in which the network touted new content delivery systems, Comcastappointed NBC executive Ted Harbert got a big hand by promising his audience “a little less reinventing the wheel� and more attention to broadcasting basics. The week had its usual displays of competition, snark and a whole lot of laugh tracks — with a few clear trends emerging.


It may seem that every amateur singer who wants to jump on stage in front of cameras will be getting the chance. “American Idol� isn’t going anywhere, of course, and now Fox will have Simon Cowell’s “The X Factor� in the fall. Desperate for success, NBC has made “The Voice� a central building block after a couple of strong weeks. “Some critics say we’re ripping off ‘American Idol,�’ NBC’s “Saturday Night Live� star Seth Meyers joked. “To which I say, ‘If you have a better idea, we’d like to hear it.�’ Kimmel’s take on “The X Fac-

tor�: “This is the best idea since 2002. It’s like ‘American Idol’ meets a mirror.� If it works — and executives are confident about that — it’s a game-changer for Fox.


ABC’s “Modern Family� breathed new life into the sitcom, and now networks consider comedy a priority. ABC is putting two comedies in a Tuesday time slot once held by a drama, and NBC is doing the same on Wednesday. “Comedy is usually the core of any network schedule, which is why we would like to get back to that,� said Fox entertainment chief Kevin Reilly. “Comedy was kind of anemic for a while.� Judging shows on the basis of a few minutes’ highlights is dangerous, but it looks like there may be a rough period of trial and error next season. ABC’s “Work It� is about two men who dress as women to get a job; it’s hard to envision the idea sustaining itself for more than 20 minutes. The big joke in NBC’s “Up All Night� is new parents Will Arnett and Christina Applegate learning not to swear in front of their baby. The premise and performance of T im Allen’s new “Last Man Standing� on ABC seemed tired. Two promising entries are Fox’s sweet Zooey Deschanel entry “New Girl� and CBS’ story of two struggling waitresses “2 Broke Girls.� It was a good week for Whitney Cummings, who will star in a new NBC sitcom and coproduces “2 Broke Girls� with

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Michael Patrick King. The week’s best comic performance went to Steve Koonin, head of the Turner networks, who launched an impromptu monologue when a power surge knocked out the video at the TBS and TNT upfront. He even tried to lead the audience in rounds of “Row, Row, Row Your Boat.� “Our (advertising) pricing is not going to change because of this,� Koonin said. “However, I think our expenses are going to go down, if you know what I mean.� Get this man a talk show!


Blame it on the vampires, but the supernatural will be big on TV next season. NBC’s creepy “Grimm� is inspired by Grimms’ fairy tales. ABC’s “Once Upon a Time� features Snow White and Prince Charming’s missing daughter. The surgeon in CBS’ “A Gifted Man� is haunted by the spirit of his ex-wife. Fox’s “Terra Nova� imagines a family from the future sent back to prehistoric times. A man who survived an auto accident in NBC’s “Awake� finds parallel realities — one where his wife is dead, the other where his son is dead. In ABC’s super-creepy “The River,� a family investigates the mysterious disappearance of their wildlife expert patriarch. Hard enough to keep the real world straight. CBS’s two new dramas featuring characters with super-powers: a woman who has almost total recall of everything that’s happened in her life and a man

able to predict the future fates of people through their Social Security numbers. In true CBS fashion, these powers are put to use to solve gruesome crimes. RETRO CHIC(equals) AMC has to be flattered that both ABC and NBC have series clearly inspired by “Mad Men� that are set in the early 1960s. Both ABC’s “Pan Am,� featuring the defunct airline’s stewardesses and pilots, and NBC’s “The Playboy Club,� featuring the bunnies, appear to have sleek, stylish casts and costumes. TBD: whether the stories can match up.


Nothing is more fun than networks taking shots at one another, since denigrating the competition helps your own business. But CBS’s corporate honcho Leslie Moonves seemed genuinely miffed hearing that both Meyer and Kimmel joked about CBS’s older audience, considered less valuable by advertisers. (�CBS is No. 1,� Kimmel said. “That’s mainly because their viewers can’t remember where they put the remote.�) Moonves noted that CBS has done better than ABC and NBC in the youthful 18-to-49-year-old demographic. “We’re a little tired of those old people jokes,� he said. “They don’t work anymore. And I might venture to say, we have hotter women on CBS than on any other network.�

Happy tune: Braddock enters Country Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bobby Braddock’s songwriting process usually starts with a title, but not all the time. Sometimes he’s just got the germ of an idea and sleeps on it, letting his subconscious do the work. Other times the song just writes itself, forcing its way out of Braddock’s brain and into the hearts of country music fans everywhere. Braddock, whose seminal “He Stopped Loving Her Today� and “D-I-V-O-R-C-E� offered a new dimension of heartbreak to country music, has been asked about songwriting a lot lately as his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame approaches this Sunday. He’s just not sure he can adequately explain how he does it. “You can ask me any question you want and I’ll answer it,� Braddock says as he sits in front of his piano in his writing room. “All I’ve got to do is tell the truth. So that’s easy. But as far as writing a song, I’m not sure there is a truth.� Braddock has written some of the most iconic songs in country music, helping to shape the genre with thoughts and themes so incisive and true they can bring tears to your eyes


or make you laugh out loud. His songs have helped define the careers of singers like George Jones and Tammy Wynette, helped bring singers like Blake Shelton and Billy Currington to the top of the charts, and continue to amaze new listeners 45 years after he first charted. Braddock’s induction into the hall, with fellow pioneers Reba McEntire and Jean Shepard, is something of a celebration for Nashville’s vast underclass of songwriters. “It’s all about the song,� goes the cliche in Nashville. But it’s not often about the songwriters. Braddock is the first songwriter elected to the Hall of Fame since 1997. He was chosen under a new selection format that will put an emphasis on Nashville’s most precious resource. There are just three pure songwriters currently in the Hall of Fame — Cindy Walker, Harlan Howard and the husbandwife team of Boudleaux and Felice Bryant. Braddock makes four. Now, every third year they’ll be joined by another. News of Braddock’s induction received nearly universal praise. Toby Keith said Braddock has “been deserving of that for a long time.�

Added Currington: “He’s written so many great songs. Not just a bunch of hits, but great, well-written songs. And the fact that he’s being inducted into the hall of fame is right on. He deserves to be there.� To find out why, let’s start with those song titles — like Braddock often does. They’re just a few words strung together. But even Braddock’s titles are evocative and tell a story. “Time Marches On,� “People Are Crazy,� “I Wanna Talk About Me,� “We’re Not The Jet Set,� “Golden Ring� are just a few of his many. His two best known songs helped secure the legend of two country greats who always seemed to excel with his material. George Jones’ version of “He Stopped Loving Her Today,� written with Curly Putman, was so ground-shaking when it came out, it was voted the Country Music Association’s song of the year in both 1980 and ’81 and is widely regarded as one of country’s greatest songs. And Tammy Wynette’s “D-I-V-O-R-C-E� tilted the country music world from the female perspective, clearing the way for a generation of brash and outgoing women to extend the dialogue in country.


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In this May 9 photo, songwriter Bobby Braddock is shown in Nashville, Tenn. Braddock, songwriter of "He Stopped Loving Her Today" and "D-I-V-O-R-C-E," will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19)     You have an upbeat, personal and unique style that singles you out. YOUR HOROSCOPE Your clarity encourages people to follow your lead. Even if you want to pursue a project on your own, others won’t let you. Tonight: Don’t act like it is Monday night. TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Take a stand, but do it gracefully. How you tell someone that you don’t agree with him or her can define how willing this person is to work with you. Honor what is happening with a respected friend or relative. Tonight: Burning the candle at both ends. GEMINI (May 21-June 20)  Keep reaching out for the impossible. Linking minds and exchanging ideas could be difficult. Normally this type of brainstorming isn’t, but your mind is so out there, as concepts and ideas fly in and out. Tonight: Relax to good music. CANCER (June 21-July 22)  Your ability to

Janet Jackson, Bill Clinton at Austrian AIDS bash

VIENNA (AP) — Janet Jackson, former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Brooke Shields joined thousands of revelers in risque attire Saturday at the Life Ball, a flamboyant Austrian fundraiser for people with HIV and AIDS. The trio was among a slew of celebrities who participated in a flashy opening ceremony outside Vienna’s city hall that included a fashion show and live acts by Natasha Bedingfield, Holly Johnson and Natalia Kills. Clinton reminded partygoers — many covering private body parts with nothing more than paint, feathers or G-strings — that a large number of those infected with the virus still aren’t getting access to lifesaving treatment. “We are here tonight because 10 million people in poor countries still need to be on the medicine and if you want to cut the infection rate, if you want to cut the death rate, we have to finish the job,” he said. In 2002, Clinton established an initiative to facilitate access to antiretroviral treatment and improve national health care systems in developing coun-

tries. Jackson recalled how in 1998, a South African AIDS activist was beaten to death by her neighbors after announcing on television that she was HIV positive. Earlier, she told reporters that every little bit helps when it comes to fighting AIDS. “We can’t continue to let this happen,” said Jackson, who is a representative of amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research. Brooke Shields, meanwhile, presented a 100,000 Crystal of Hope award to Anya Sarang, CEO of the Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice that runs projects in Russia, where those who are HIV positive are often stigmatized. “She is definitely an angel,” Shields said of Sarang. In a video address, former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan called for continued action to ensure progress. “We need to constantly renew our commitment and measure our success not in terms of resolutions past but in the lives of future generations saved,” he said. “We all have a role to play.”

LONDON (AP) — BritishSierra Leonean writer Aminatta Forna has won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for “The Memory of Love,” a tale of war and its legacy set in West Africa. Organizers praised the novel Saturday as an “immensely powerful portrayal of human resilience.” Forna was born in Scotland, grew up in Sierra Leone and lives in London. She said the prize “means very many things to

me, but mostly that Sierra Leone has one of its first literary prizes. We have had a struggle in the past 10 or 15 years and I just hope I have made them proud.” The 10,000 pound ($16,000) prize is open to writers from Britain and the 53-nation Commonwealth. New Zealand writer Craig Clif f won the Commonwealth Best First Book prize for his short story collection “A Man Melting.”


home in on the real issues with someone you care about adds to the warmth of the bond. You might see the solution, where this person or someone else doesn’t. Let them figure it out. Be gracious. Tonight: A close encounter. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)  Many people try to tell you what to do, even though they might have never been in your position. Perhaps letting them live out a part of your life and being as responsible as you could help. This is the perfect time and place. Tonight: Sort through invitations. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Maintain a high profile. Your way of handling projects, daily demands and maybe even work testifies to your efficiency. You will get a lot done quickly. Reach out for someone at a distance. Tonight: Let go of your day. Find your favorite spot. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Your ability to home in on what counts (especially with loved ones and special friends) is why you are considered such a thoughtful sign. A discussion about money might not be graceful, but most certainly is necessary. Tonight: Where the gang is. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  You might want to stay close to home or work from home. By all means, do. You might be exhausted from the past few weeks. Take a personal day if you must. What you do today very well might need to be done again. Would it not be better to take the day off? Tonight: Be a couch potato.

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Roswell Folklorico Tradiciones Mexicanas 2011


If you have lived in the Roswell area for at least 20 years then the name Frank Herrera and the Roswell Folklorico is well known. Herrera and his magnificent production of Folklorico is a cultural staple for the Roswell area. The food, music, dance, dress, footwork, hair, makeup, skirt movement is what makes Folklorico such a special part of the Hispanic culture. The dancing is the most expressive artistic form. This year the Roswell Folklorico is having its 18th annual dance recital titled “Tradiciones Mexicanas” and will be performed at the Performing Arts Center at the ENMU-R campus. Making it to 18 years is an incredible achievement for Herrera who is a native to the Roswell area. His Folklorico aspirations came from childhood when he participated in the Hondo Festival and flourished well on into his high school and young adult life. “In my sophomore year my teacher immediately saw a talent in me and she asked me to teach the younger kids.” When Herrera moved to Roswell, he started teaching with another Roswell dance legend, Minnie Wright, at Minnie’s first studio at the Women’s Club. “Minnie had asked me to teach a class for eight weeks, so I did and somehow my teaching went from eight weeks into 18 years.” Creating a production for 18 years and having practices all year-long five times a week can be tiring, but Herrera said, “At the end of every year I say to myself I’m done, this is a lot of work, this is my last year, but at the end of each recital I like to listen to everyone’s comments after a recital. One elderly woman came out in tears saying it had reminded her of her childhood growing up in Mexico and it brought back so many wonderful memories for her. That’s when I usually give in and say OK one more year. As long as I have my health, I’ll keep doing it.” The productions and milestones mean nothing without the dancers who have given their time and hearts to dancing. “It’s funny looking back at my first group of students I taught and over the years they bring their children, and then their children. It has evolved into a production of generations who come back and that’s special.” Herrera believes the reason for so many families and his student

population is because families want their children to know their roots and know where they come from; and to learn the culture and the art that Folklorico has to offer. The children and families who are involved with Herrera’s production have a strong bond with each other. There is a lot of parent involvement and have help from others in the community. Luz Romero has been helping the Folklorico with a lot of the costumes for the dances through the years including pieces for the Veracruz and Jalisco. The Folklorico spends a lot of time fundraising throughout the year to help put on their recital, pay for costumes, advertising, rental for the auditorium, lighting, sound and even competitions. This year the group participated in the Viva Aztlan Festival in Lubbock, Texas, and came home as winners. The children’s competition won in the Intermediate B Division for best Technique and Form, Choreography, Costume and Best Overall. Each year the recitals are different and Herrera tries to change up the regions which they feature. “Mexico has 31 states and each state has a different dance that distinguishes them from the rest. This year the regions featured are Nayarit, Yucatan, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Michoacan, Veracruz, New Mexico, Tamaulipas and the very popular Jalisco.” For several years a recital has never been the same. Frank attends conferences, workshops, anything Folklorico related to give him fresh ideas to keep it new and diverse. He has even brought in instructors from Mexico to host workshops for the students. Those instructors would then help bring other instructors down to continue flourishing the art and bring new creativity to the stage. Currently Herrera has been teaching classes to children as young as five years old to adults. He has recently added an older women’s group and aspires to put together a special needs group. “I have been wanting to do this for a while but I would like to work with Tobosa and Esperanza House to teach a special needs Folklorico class. I think it would be something different and therapeutic for them to be involved in.” While the idea is still in the works there is nothing decided yet on when audiences can see this production come to the stage. For many years Herrera has worked hard to share his

passion with as many people as possible although he hasn’t taken to the stage, but he says he may join his students in the future. The recital will be May 27 and 28 at Eastern New Mexico University-R campus, Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. The cost is $7 per person. Tickets can be purchased from any of the dancers and will also be available at the door.

The Childrens Folklorico Group

The Ladies Folklorico Group

Singers for this year’s recital will be Bethany Rey Martinez and Ricardo Contreras.

If you are interested in joining the Roswell Folklorico, ages 5 to adult are welcome and registration will begin in the fall. If you have any questions, call Frank Herrera at 624-2724, or e-mail him at


C2 Sunday, May 22, 2011


Separation, a chance for couples to start over?

Q: My spouse and I recently separated. I have no idea what being separated means. When we do get together it’s to work out our problems and ends up in a big fight. We’re in counseling, but there is no fun in our relationship now that we’re separated. What should my expectations be? Juli: There are two types of separations. In the first type, the couple is, for all intents and purposes, divorced without the stigma and finality of divorce. The second type, called a “therapeutic separation,” sounds more like your situation. The purpose of a therapeutic separation is to address marital issues that became too difficult to deal with while living in the same home, with the goal of restoring the marriage. It’s very important for your separation to have a way back to intimacy that is clearly spelled out with your counselor. In other words, what specifically needs to change before you’re ready to reunite? You should be working intensely with your counselor on the issues you have identified. Your counselor should advise you regarding whether or not it is safe to have related conversations outside the counseling sessions. Some relationships are still too toxic to talk about the big issues without a mediator. While you need to have meetings to discuss the deeper issues of your marriage, your counselor may also recommend that you begin to date each other. When you go on dates, the purpose is to learn to have fun again and reconnect in a conflict-free setting. Believe it or not, dating is just as important as counseling to re-establishing feelings of trust and intimacy.


Q: I know I need to spend quality time with my wife and children, but my schedule at the office makes that almost impossible. How can I keep the home fires burning while also being the provider? Jim: Sadly, long workdays are the norm for many of us. However, authors Mike Yorkey and Greg Johnson have created a list of ways dads can get back some of those overtime hours and devote them to their families. First, Yorkey and Johnson suggest re-arranging your daily schedule. Have you considered going into work early? Then, you can beat the rush hour traffic for both the morning and evening commutes. If you do this consistently, you could save yourself several extra hours a

man announce the wed-

ding of their parents Jes-

sica Marie Granado and Scott Allen Eastman.

The couple were married in a double ring ceremo-

ny on May 14, 2011, at Kelsey Cooper and Matt Ellis

10a.m. at Enchanted Lands Park.

Mr. and Mrs. Eastman





Claudie and Betty Housewright are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on May 28, 1961, in Roswell, N.M.

Mr. and Mrs. Arredondo April 15, 1951

Mr. and Mrs. Arredondo April 15, 2011

Claudie and Betty have three children: Rick Housewright and spouse Lori Housewright of Lubbock, Texas; Todd Housewright of Roswell, N.M.; and Veronica Meredith of Roswell, N.M. They also have four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The family will celebrate Saturday, May 28, 2011, from 2-4 p.m. at First Assembly of God Church, Banquet Area, located at 1224 W. Country Club Road. Hosts are Todd Housewright and Veronica Meredith.

week — hours that could be spent with your spouse and kids. Also, think about skipping a few of those long lunches that we all take with our colleagues. By the time you factor in parking, ordering and everything else, the lunch “hour” can easily stretch to two. Instead, pack your own lunch and just take a 30-minute break. Not only will it save you money, it might also give you just enough extra time to make your son’s little league game later in the day, or your daughter’s piano recital. Finally, don’t be so quick to take a promotion the next time one is offered. If it’s going to require even more travel or overtime, it might be worth it just to stay where you are. Your family may need you more than they need extra income. I’m not suggesting that you shirk your responsibilities at the office. But we can’t allow our jobs to be all-consuming. There’s a big difference between putting in an honest day’s work and being a workaholic. With a little creativity, I believe busy dads can find a healthy balance between the office and the home. 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: Copyright 2011 Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO 80995. International Copyright Secured. All Rights reserved. Distributed by Universal Uclick. 1130 Walnut St. Kansas City, MO 64106; (816) 581-7500



Damyn and Kylee East-

Mr. Brian Cooper of Roswell, N.M., and Ms. Denise Cooper of Ft. Worth, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter Kelsey to Matt Ellis, son of Bruce and Donna Ellis of Roswell, N.M.

Mary and Joaquin Arredondo celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 15, 2011. They were joined in marriage on April 15, 1951, at El Calvario Baptist Church in Roswell. They have two daughters, Diana Doctor of Silver City, N.M., Marsha Gonzalez of Roswell, and one son Joaquin Arredondo Jr. of San Diego, Calif. Their family includes four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.


Most importantly, all expectations, including boundaries regarding finances, intimacy and time spent together, need to be clearly spelled out and agreed upon. Otherwise, you’ll feel like you’re living in “limbo” — sort of married, sort of not. Don’t give up! Some of the strongest of marriages have weathered the waters you’re now wading through.



Kelsey is a 2011 graduate of NMSU and will begin her accounting career in Ohio in the fall. Matt graduated from NMSU in May 2011 and will begin law school at Ohio State Moritz School of Law in August. A July 2011 double ring ceremony is planned.



Roswell Daily Record

Mr. and Mrs. Housewright May 1961

Mr. and Mrs. Housewright May 2011

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Ground Cover: The creeping cure for ugly bare spots JOAN CASANOVA GREEN EARTH MEDIA GROUP

Nearly every lawn or garden has one bare, ugly spot where nothing seems to grow well. Maybe the spot gets too much sun, or too much shade. Perhaps the soil is too sandy, rocky or full of clay for most plants to survive in it. Maybe it’s on a hill or slope where exposure to wind and water runoff make it uninhabitable for average plant life. Whichever one or more of these challenges is the source of your problem spot, chances are the cure is pretty universal: cover it up quickly, inexpensively and permanently with flowering or lush, green ground cover. Hardy, easy to grow and aesthetically appealing ground cover fills vacant spaces, solves landscaping trouble spots and minimizes garden maintenance. Ground cover can transform a dull, sparse space into a rich tapestry of textures, shapes and continual color. These plants can spruce up challenging spots under trees, accent transitional areas along paths and foundations, and intensify interest in open spaces.

Ground cover is a cost-effective, fast way to deal with difficult trouble spots. It performs the job of mulch at a fraction of the cost, blocking weed growth, insulating soil, protecting more fragile plants and adding visual appeal. Some ground covers even bolster nutrients for companion plants with more demanding nutritional needs. Spring is the best time to plant ground covers, giving roots a chance to become established before conditions turn harsh. But before you decide on which varieties of these landscaping miracle-makers you’ll plant, here are some ground cover guidelines: * Don’t just plant the first ground cover that catches your eye. First, take stock of your problem area so you can select a ground cover that is appropriate for the spot. Some ground covers need sun, while others thrive only in shade. Some prefer dry locations. Others require moist soil. * Assess the soil at the site. Is it sandy and dry? A lovely loam? Or wet, soggy clay? There’s a ground cover for every soil condition, but you’ll also need to test the acidity level of the soil. You may need to amend your soil to raise or lower its pH content, or add organic matter to

modify its texture. * Hardy as they are, ground covers still require proper fertilizing, watering and weed control to maintain their attractiveness – just like any other plant. Newly planted areas will need special attention until they’re well established. * Seed is the least expensive way to start ground cover. And planting ground cover seed is some of the easiest sowing you’ll ever do in your yard or garden. Ground cover seeds are typically much smaller and lighter than other plant seeds; often you’ll get as many as 175,000 seeds in just 1 ounce. One way to make sowing even easier is to use a pre-mix of seeds and lime, like those offered by The mix comes in a shaker bottle and you simply sprinkle the seeds on the planting site. The lime in the mix improves the pH of acidic soils, adds valuable micronutrients and helps break down organic matter. The lime is also white, so it’s easy to tell where you’ve spread the seed. You can find a ground cover for virtually every soil situation and to suit every landscaping preference. Green Earth Media Group, Joan Casanova, 29 Forest Avenue, Fairfield, CT 06824



Germany voices support for Lagarde’s IMF bid Roswell Daily Record

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French finance minister Christine Lagarde

BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Europe’s biggest economy are throwing their weight behind France’s Christine Lagarde as the search to find a new leader for the International Monetary Fund intensifies. Lagarde has emerged as a front-runner to replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn, also of France, who resigned this week to face charges in New York that he tried to rape a hotel maid. He denies the charges. Germany’s Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Saturday voiced strong support for his French counterpart, and Chancellor Angela Merkel called her a “distinguished” and “very experienced” personality. “Europe would have the

best chance to secure the post again with Christine Lagarde, if she decides to run,” Schaeuble told the Ger man weekly Bild am Sonntag. He was quoted as saying that Lagarde was “outstandingly qualified” and “extremely respected and appreciated in the entire financial world.” Schaeuble and Merkel both stressed that it is crucial that all Europeans now rally behind a candidate. Merkel on Saturday stopped short of formally endorsing Lagarde but said she was a “distinguished” and “very experienced” personality. Schaeuble closely coordinates his position with Merkel in such cases — as they recently demonstrated

when they successively endorsed Italy’s Mario Draghi in his bid to become the next president of the European Central Bank. The IMF insists that Strauss-Kahn’s departure has not hurt its day-to-day operations, but it is clearly under pressure to find a successor fast to lead an organization that provides billions in loans to stabilize the world economy. The 24-member executive board, which will pick Strauss-Kahn’s successor, held a preliminary discussion on Friday at the IMF’s headquarters in Washington. They said in a statement late Friday that the selection of the fund’s new Managing Director will be completed by the end of next month.

Agricultural Women honor ‘Diamonds in the Rough’ LOCAL

BUSINESS ALBUQUERQUE — Innovation and Collaboration was the theme of the 9th Women in Agriculture Leadership Conference held recently in Albuquerque in conjunction with the American National Cattle Women Region 6 Meeting. Over 150 women from across New Mexico’s agricultural industry came together to discuss current issues, network and honor outstanding women in the group. This year Evelyn Carlisle Yates was honored by the group with the Diamond in the Rough Award. This award is given at each conference, recognizing outstanding women in New Mexico agriculture and highlighting her efforts and contributions. Yates is a cheerleader for New Mexico’s agriculture industry. As a rancher, she has been involved with the NM CowBelles for over 40 years, as well as the NM Beef Council and the NM Cattle Courtesy Photo Grower’s AssociEvelyn Yates ation. She was voted the CowBelle of the Year and nominated twice to the NM Hall of Fame for her work with the wives and children of migrant workers. Evelyn has impacted everyone she comes in touch with and has carried the torch for a long time. From welding on tankers in World War II, to reviving the nearly depleted Sacaton CowBelles in 2007, she is an inspiration to women, young and old, in New Mexico agriculture. Dorothy Bess, Tatum; Deanna Perez, Fort Sumner; Melinda Jackson, Lake Arthur; Patty Waid, Albuquerque; Neline Dominguez, San


NATION Regulators shut 2 Ga. banks, 1 in Wash state

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators shut two banks in Georgia and a smaller bank in Washington state Friday, lifting to 43 the number of U.S. bank failures this year in the wake of a gutted economy and mounds of soured loans. The pace of closures has slowed, however, as the economy improves and banks work their way through the bad debt. By this time last year, regulators had closed 73 banks. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. seized Atlantic Southern Bank, based in Macon, Ga., with $741.9 million in assets; First Georgia Banking Co., based in Franklin, Ga., with $731 million in assets; and Summit Bank in Burlington, Wash., with $142.7 million in assets. CertusBank, based in Easley, S.C., agreed to assume the assets and deposits of Atlantic Southern Bank and First Georgia

Lorenzo; Lauren Nunn, Deming and Fita Witte, Las Cruces, were also nominated for this year’s award. This conference, held every two years in different locations around the state, draws women from all types of agriculture. “Today’s agricultural women are integral parts of their families’ agricultural operations, in addition to their traditional roles,” Caren Cowan, conference co-chair, said. “At these conferences, women are given information about issues that are impacting us all, and encouraged to get involved however they can, whether it’s attending a local county commission meeting, talking to a state legislator or writing a letter to the editor,” Cowan added. “Every year, we in agriculture become more and more of a minority, and we need to make sure our voices are heard.” This year’s conference covered a wide range of topics. Executive Director of Legislative Affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Kristina Harris Butts and Vice President of the American National Cattle Women Barbara Jackson spoke about beef nutrition and the politics behind the dietary guidelines. Interim Department Head of Agricultural and Extension Education at New Mexico State University Dr. Cynda Clary and Valencia County Cooperative Extension 4-H Agent Vera Gibson discussed strengthsbased leadership training modules. Attendees also heard presentations on media training and tips on starting their own business, as well as an inspirational speech from Trent Loos on connecting rural and urban America by sharing the positive story of production agriculture.

Bueno Foods celebrates 60th anniversary

ALBUQUERQUE — Albuquerquebased Bueno Foods turned 60 years old Wednesday. The company has grown from a small family-owned grocery store in the south valley of Albuquerque into the Southwest’s premier producer of New Mexican foods. Still owned and operated by the Bacas, a family with multi-generational ties to New Mexico, Bueno Foods is now run by the second generation: Jacqueline Baca, president, and Gene Baca, senior vice

Banking. Columbia State Bank, based in Tacoma, Wash., is assuming the assets and deposits of Summit Bank. In addition, the FDIC and CertusBank agreed to share losses on $585.1 million of Atlantic Southern Bank’s loans and other assets, and on $452.1 million of First Georgia Banking’s assets. The agency and Columbia State Bank are sharing losses on $113.4 million of Summit Bank’s assets.

Georgia-based Aflac to sponsor Heisman Trophy

ATLANTA (AP) — The insurance firm Aflac says it will sponsor the Heisman T rophy next season. Aflac said in a statement that the company has a multi-year deal, but the ter ms were not released and the company did not return a telephone message seeking comment Friday night. Aflac’s statement did not indicate specifically what the sponsorship will entail. It said the firm can now offer “an array of exclusive, Heisman-themed experiences to its accounts and brokers.”

president. Bueno Foods is committed to the larger Albuquerque community through employment and economic development. The company employs about 205 people year-round and up to 350 people during peak season. A conscious decision was made to stay in the Barelas community to bring jobs to this economically depressed “Pocket of Poverty.” It is also where the Baca family has its New Mexico roots. As its payroll and purchases ripple through the economy, Bueno Foods supports secondary businesses and employment. Also, Bueno Foods reinvests its national sales to the New Mexico economy through its purchases from area farmers and locally grown products. “Instead of having a party, we thought we’d celebrate by doing activities that are more consistent with our core values,” said Jacqueline Baca. “My family feels honored to be a local company headquartered right here in New Mexico, providing jobs to New Mexicans, participating in our community, and preserving our New Mexico culture. We are a home-grown part of this community, and we want to make a difference,” Baca said. To celebrate its 60th anniversary, Bueno Foods will give back to the community in four areas: environment, preservation of culture, literacy and education, and community. Some of the related anniversary activities include: •Restoring the Bosque — The Bueno family, in cooperation with the City of Albuquerque, will plant 60 cottonwood trees where a bosque fire occurred last year. •Providing Free Product — Bueno Foods will be giving free containers of Hatch Autumn Roast® Green Chile, its 60th anniversary commemorative product, grown in Hatch, to the general public while supplies last. •Bueno Foods Day — The mayor read a proclamation at the 4th Street Corridor, declaring May 18 Bueno Foods Day. •Tia’s Tamales — Bueno Foods will give 600 hardback picture books, written by one of Bueno Foods’ owners, to low income schools throughout New Mexico.

Aflac chief marketing officer Michael Zuna says in the statement that the Columbus-based company knows its agents and partners are passionate about football, so they are excited and honored to partner with the award.

Gov’t issues new review for Chukchi Sea oil leases

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The federal government released a revised environmental review Friday for petroleum leases in the Chukchi Sea of f Alaska’s northwest coast, but environmentalists said it still contains critical gaps. The revised draft environmental review by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement responds to a federal judge’s ruling that the government failed to follow environmental law before it sold the leases. The review is “woefully incomplete,” said Erik Grafe, a spokesman for Earthjustice, which represented 15 Alaska Native and environmental groups in a lawsuit that led to the July 2010 ruling.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

But many say the fund — shaken by StraussKahn’s abrupt departure while it plays a crucial role in Europe’s ongoing sovereign debt crisis — needs to get a new leader even faster to get his job done. The chair man of the organization’s policy advisory committee, Singapore’s Finance Minister Thar man Shanmugaratnam, said the IMF is facing pressing challenges and speedy selection of a new leader would be good. The selection process to find a new IMF chief should be open, transparent and merit-based, the chairman of the IMF’s International Monetary and Financial Committee said in a statement Saturday. A U.S. Treasury official

earlier this week said the United States had not decided whether to support Lagarde or a non-European for the job. The European Union’s 27 members combined hold the biggest IMF stake, but emerging economies see Europe’s traditional stranglehold on the position as increasingly out of touch with the world economy. However, they have not yet united around a candidate. Lagarde’s chances for the job got a boost Friday when Kemal Dervis, a for mer finance minister for Turkey who had been considered the leading non-European candidate, said he did not want to be considered for the position.

New app another tool for workers in wage disputes  Gov’t pushes for

more aggressive enforcement of wage and hour laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — Workers who don’t trust the boss to keep track of their wages can now do it themselves with a new smart phone application from the Department of Labor. But employers worry that the time sheet app, along with other new initiatives, could encourage even more wage and hour lawsuits. The app lets workers calculate regular work hours, break time and overtime pay to create their own wage records. Department officials say the information could prove valuable in a dispute over pay or during a government investigation when an employer has failed to keep accurate records. “This app will help empower workers to understand and stand up for their rights when employers have denied their hardearned pay,” Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said. The app is the latest example of the Obama administration’s push for more aggressive enforcement of wage and hour laws. The agency has hired about 300 more investigators to probe complaints of unpaid work time, lack of overtime pay and minimum wage violations. Last year, the agency began a “Bridge to Justice” program that, for the first time, helps connect aggrieved workers with private lawyers if the department’s Wage and Hour

The 2008 sale sold leases on more than 4,300 square miles of Arctic Ocean waters for nearly $2.7 billion, including $2.1 billion in high bids by Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc.

WORLD Cuba says 310,000 working in private sector jobs

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba says 310,000 people have become licensed independent workers as the gover nment tries to lift a foundering economy by allowing some private-sector activity. An article in Communist Party newspaper Granma says 222,000 of those are new licenses issued since October. It cites Labor Ministry statistics through April 30. The largest group of new independent workers are in food production and sales, about 50,000. Employees of private businesses are second with 39,000. About 14,000 have transportation licenses that let them operate taxis and the like. The article said the largest number of new licenses — 67,000 — were issued in Havana. President Raul Castro launched an initiative last year to loosen state control over the economy.

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The free timesheet app is compatible with both the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Division is too busy to handle a complaint. As a result, legal experts say, wage and hour compliance has become a leading concern for employers as the new policies help drive up litigation over unpaid wages, also known as wage theft. “The gover nment is focusing on it like never before,” said Gerald Maatman, an employer -side labor lawyer based in Chicago. “I think the mantra is kind of, ‘All enforcement, all the time, 24/7.”’ Workers brought a record number of wage and hour suits against employers last year, according to an analysis of court filings by Maatman’s firm, Seyfarth Shaw. Nearly 6,800 such suits were filed in 2010, about 700 more than the previous year. Most were collective or class actions. “The concern is that the Department of Labor is putting a lot more attention into this area and employers, at the same time, are putting more hours, more money and more work into auditing and complying with wage and hour laws,” Maatman said. “It’s turning into somewhat of a fulltime job.”

S&P: Italy ratings outlook negative on debt fears

ROME (AP) — Standard & Poors cut its ratings outlook for Italy’s debt from stable to negative Saturday, citing the country’s poor growth prospects and concerns about the government’s ability to reduce public borrowing. The revision means there’s a one-in-three chance that Italy’s debt ratings could be downgraded in the next two years, raising fears that the debt crises that have struck Greece, Portugal and Ireland could be threatening Italy. But with a ratings outlook still at A+/negative, Italy remains in far better shape than Greece, which had its debt grade ratings dowgraded to junk status Friday by the Fitch agency. In a statement, S&P said Italy’s current growth prospects were “weak” and that there was a faltering commitment on the part of the government to undertake necessary reforms to revive the econoomy. It cited “potential political gridlock” as a concern for Italy’s finances and predicted weaker growth than the current estimated GDP of 1.3 percent over the 2011-2014 period.

C4 Sunday, May 22, 2011




Family Circus

Beetle Bailey

DEAR ABBY: My sister is having a baby, and we’re wondering if there is an acceptable way to let people know that she wouldn’t mind getting used items as gifts — especially the “big” things. No one in our family is well off, but this is her first child and she does need stuff. Would a note in the shower invitation be tacky? In this money-saving time, I think our idea is a good one. How do we convey the message? LIKES “LIKE-NEW” IN OHIO DEAR LIKES “LIKE-NEW”: I’m glad you asked, because a note in the shower invitation would be tacky. The way that message should be conveyed is verbally, when prospective guests ask what the mother-tobe needs. However, before your sister uses a secondhand toy or nursery equipment, it would be a good idea to check the website run by the Consumer Product Safety Commission to make certain the item hasn’t been the subject of a safety recall. (More than 300 products of various types are recalled each year.) The website to visit is  DEAR ABBY: I’m desperate for guidance. I have no mentors to consult nor anyone with more life experi-




Hello! Thank you for your insight, sense of humor and


ence because I have no family left I can talk to anymore. Five years ago, when I was 22, my father committed suicide. My mother and I were witnesses. His family blamed me for not trying to wrestle a loaded gun from him. (I know I did the right thing.) Dad’s family cut Mother and me off completely. Mom always had a problem with drinking, but it became worse after Dad killed himself. The last five years have been spent putting my life on hold to pick up the pieces. Mom loses jobs for being drunk, is all but blacklisted in the city she lives in and is often short of rent money. If I give her money to pay her rent, she blows it on alcohol. She’ll sleep with strangers for money when she’s facing eviction. It kills me knowing the mother who loved me is going to eventually end up on the street, but I can’t be her mother anymore. I didn’t have a childhood because I was always research! Having had five children, three of whom are boys, I have a question/problem that I have never encountered before. Is it possible to get UNDERARM ODOR out of T-shirts that have been washed and dried? My solution is to either throw them out or burn them (the shirts, not the kids)! My worst nightmare has been realized: clean clothes that smell like BO. I am a woman on the edge, Heloise. Maureen A., via email

Today’s Crossword Puzzle

dealing with her alcoholism, and Dad’s, too. I can’t bear the thought of her homeless and hungry, but I know picking her up only enables her drinking. Please help me. I don’t know what to do. DESPERATE FOR GUIDANCE IN CALIFORNIA

Hagar the Horrible


You are a caring and dutiful daughter, but the burden you have assumed will crush you if you don’t put it down. No one can save someone who doesn’t want to be saved or isn’t ready to be. Until your mother realizes she needs help for her addiction, she’ll continue on the path her drinking is leading her.

It is extremely important for your emotional well-being to let go of your guilt for being unable to “mother your mother.” An excellent place to begin would be to attend some Al-Anon meetings. There you will find support from friends and relatives of alcoholics who help each other through the same trials you are experiencing. The meetings are free and confidential. To find one in your area, call (888) 4AL-ANON ((888) 425-2666). Someone will always answer during business hours Eastern time. Or, visit the website at Maureen, don’t despair, and step away from the edge! This type of laundry problem is one of the most-asked questions! Here are some helpful laundry hints for you: * Turn each T -shirt inside out, put liquid detergent on the area and rub the material together a little. Don’t use too much detergent. Don’t stuff the washer full; do only a normal load. * Soak several of the T-shirts in the hottest water that’s safe for the fabric, and add 1 to 2 cups of household vinegar. The vinegar works to dissolve the sweat stains and helps cut the odor. Then, launder as usual. Good luck! Vinegar is one of my favorite household cleaners. Cheap and readily available, it is a real help around the house! I have compiled a pamphlet containing my favorite uses for vinegar. If you would like to receive one, send $5, along with a selfaddressed, stamped (64 cents) envelope, to: Heloise/Vinegar, P.O. Box 795001, San Antonio, TX 78279-5001. Visit my website,, for many more helpful household vinegar hints. To keep paintbrushes soft, soak them in vinegar and water for an hour or two. Heloise  Dear Readers: Items that should NOT be flushed down the toilet: * Facial tissues. * Feminine-hygiene products. * Paper towels. * Disinfecting wipes. * Hairballs. Heloise  Dear Heloise: I always enjoy your column in The (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) Tribune, but I am concerned about the abundant usage of plastic bags. As handy as they are, they do not biodegrade. Freezer bags are even thicker. Perhaps a mention of reusable containers would be a worthwhile reminder. Thank you! Adrienne, via email Yes! Happy to do it! Reusable containers certainly do help in keeping the landfills ... well, less full! Heloise 



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Oregon-California Trails Assn. film premieres in Casper Roswell Daily Record

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The filming began far from the city lights the teenagers knew, surrounded by nothing but dirt and sagebrush. At Prospect Hill in Natrona County, where 19th-century wagon trail ruts remain visible, 24 kids ages 12 to 17 got their first look at the unfamiliar territory that would be home for the next two weeks. They came from Boston, Denver, Sacramento, Oregon, Texas and Wyoming to experience what life was like for pioneers traveling the Oregon and California trails. Producers wanted the experience to be authentic. So they took away cell phones, iPods and other electronics. The teens traded T -shirts and shorts for dresses, long pants and bonnets.

They walked 65 miles in the summer of 2008 with a film crew in tow. The result is “In Pursuit of a Dream,� a film tracing the teens’ journey through Wyoming and Oregon. It made its Casper premiere Friday and Saturday with three free public screenings hosted by the National Historic T rails Center Foundation. Planning for the project began nearly two years before filming. The national Oregon-California Trails Association received a donation from a member who wanted a video made to tell the story of life on the trails between 1840 and 1869, said Encampment-based writer Candy Moulton, who served as a writer and producer of the film.

Moulton and director Bob Noll met with foundation members to discuss how to best tell the story in a new way. The two had experience, previously producing videos for Casper’s Trails Center. Focusing on young people would present that fresh viewpoint they were looking for, Moulton said. “There had not been a documentary film that was from that perspective,� she said. “It’s the same story, but you get a different perspective when you’re a different age.� Moulton said it was an easy choice from there to decide to place moder n teens on the trails. Doing so would replicate the fear, trepidation and excitement the pioneers would have felt back then, she said.

The underlying goal of the film was to bolster interest among young people in trail history and preservation, Moulton said. More than 140 teens auditioned at casting calls held in several cities around the country. To walk the trails, Moulton had to get permission from private and public landowners. Volunteers made period clothing. A crew of about a dozen joined the team. The film was not scripted, but Moulton did plan and write in scenarios the participants would encounter to replicate the pioneer experience: a departure; separating of the wagon trains; and meeting fur traders, Shoshone Indians, Mormon handcart companies, a

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snake oil trader and topographical engineers mapping America. More than a dozen re-enactors participated in the filming. After several days of walking, Moulton started to notice changes in the teens. “You become a part of the trail, and it becomes part of you,� she said. “You begin to see things that you usually just overlook.� “... After a while, you’re just in the moment.� Along the way, the teens had to overcome the stress and physical challenges of walking 50 miles in the heat and altitude of Wyoming. They went days without showering and learned to cook. Participants completed the trip in Oregon, walking an additional 15 miles there.

An early version of the film was screened in 2009, a final version completed last year. “In Pursuit of a Dream� has won awards at film festivals in Hollywood, Houston and Oregon, in addition to an Oregon Heritage Award and the Wester n Writers of America 2010 Spur Award for best documentary. Retired Casper teacher Kim Merchant led a team and wagon during the filming and taught the teens about the trails. In just 14 days, he watched them mature. Many gained new confidence and let go of their fear of trying something new. “They became caretakers for each other,� Merchant said. “They developed close friendships, probably lifelong bonds.�

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New epitaphs for dead in O.K. Corral shootout

TOMBSTONE, Ariz. (AP) — Past Boothill Graveyard and around the bend where Arizona 80 becomes Fremont Street, a larger-thanlife statue of a man rises from a low sandstone pedestal. Clad in a duster and broad-brimmed hat, a sawed-off shotgun over one shoulder, Wyatt Earp stands guard at the entrance to this dusty town that calls itself “too tough to die.” Since the Oct. 26, 1881, “gunfight at the O.K. Corral,” the famed frontier lawman has loomed large over this former boomtown. The silver deposits that gave birth to the city have long since been played out, but Tombstone has survived largely by mining the legend of the West’s most infamous shootout. And in popular culture, the Earps have always been the good guys; the McLaurys and Clantons, the bad guys. But something peculiar has happened at the O.K. Corral: The white hats and the black hats have all gotten a bit grayer. Hanging on the stucco wall surrounding the little amphitheater where the fusillade is re-enacted daily is a tiny bronze plaque. Unpretentious and easy to miss, it is dedicated, not to the badge-wearing Earps or their tubercular friend, John Henry “Doc” Holliday, but to the memory of brothers Frank and Tom McLaury — two of the three men who died that day. Beneath oval portraits of the two is a short, but enigmatic epitaph: “One owes respect to the living, but to the dead, one owes nothing but the truth.” To movie-goers who thought they knew the real story of the O.K. Corral, the McLaury clan’s message is unmistakable. “The stars of the gunfight were the winners,” says Pam Potter of Mountain Center, Calif., the brothers’ great-grand-niece. Two new books seek to even the score a bit. “In no way did the shootout represent a clearly defined duel to the death between Good and Evil,” says former journalist Jeff Guinn, author of the justreleased “The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral — And How It Changed the American West.” ‘‘But the poor McLaurys have gotten short shrift all these years, and they don’t deserve it.” Paul L. Johnson agrees. “They weren’t angels,” says the New Yorker, whose childhood fascination with the gunfight has resulted in “The McLaury Brothers of Arizona: An O.K. Corral Obituary,” currently being vetted by the University of North Texas Press. “Innocent’s a hard word to apply, because they were complicit in the various illegal dealings going on. ... It’s this nuance business.” The shootout lasted just 30 seconds. But its echoes continue to reverberate 130 years later. The immediate cause of the gunfight was Police Chief Virgil Earp’s attempt to enforce the local ordinance against carrying firear ms. But Guinn’s research reveals that tensions between the Earps and the cowboys had deep roots. The McLaurys came to the San Pedro Valley from Iowa in 1877 for the promise of cheap and abundant grazing land. The Earps, particularly Wyatt, followed a couple of years later with dreams of cashing in on the silver boom. In a series of movies — starting in 1934 with “Frontier Marshal,” based on Stuart N. Lake’s flattering and deeply flawed biography of the same title, continuing with John Ford’s “My Darling Clementine” in 1946 and Kevin Costner’s “Wyatt Earp” in 1994 — the Earps have come across as straight-

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Wyatt Earp, 1881, after the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

shooting, law-and-order types. But Guinn says it wasn’t that simple. Never mentioned are Wyatt’s own brushes with horse theft and misappropriation of funds, or his time working in the floating brothels in Peoria, Ill., Guinn says. Also omitted is the fact that Wyatt’s and at least one of his brothers’ “wives” were convicted prostitutes. “He (Wyatt) broke jail on a charge of horse theft back in Indian territory as a young man,” he says. “Technically, he was a fugitive from the law his entire life. Nobody out in the West was completely pristine.” Wyatt had a well-earned reputation for toughness from his days as a deputy in the Kansas boomtowns of Dodge City and Wichita, preferring to “buffalo” — or pistol whip — his adversaries rather than shooting them. But while those methods worked with the itinerant cow-town populations, they didn’t sit well with the “much more permanent” residents of Tombstone, says Johnson. Wyatt had recovered some stolen Army mules from the McLaury ranch. And it is widely believed that the brothers were fencing rustled Mexican cattle for the Clantons and others. But Guinn and Johnson argue they were no worse than other local ranchers trying to feed the insatiable appetites of the U.S. Army and Tombstone’s burgeoning population. The Earps were Republicans, while Cochise County Sheriff Johnny Behan and members of the cowboy faction were members of Democratic Party, the one more closely aligned with former Confederates. Wyatt desperately wanted Behan’s job — and its lucrative taxcollecting duties — and saw a crackdown on the lawless cowboys as a way to achieve that goal, Guinn says. Most historians agree that Ike Clanton was the fight’s chief instigator. He had been drinking the night before and into the mor ning, and was going around town threatening to kill the Earps the next time he saw them. Virgil Earp arrested Ike on Oct. 26, but he was quickly released after paying a fine. Adding to the tension: The Earps had publicly pistol-whipped both Clanton and Tom McLaury in the hours before the gunfight. The McLaurys were about to leave for Iowa to attend the wedding of their sister, Sarah Caroline — Pam Potter’s great-grandmother. They stuck around Tombstone just a little too long. One common misconception is where the shootout took place. While the Clantons and McLaurys were hanging out at the corral, the confrontation actually began in a vacant lot several doors east of the back entrance on Fremont Street, beside C.S. Fly’s photo studio and boarding house. Ike Clanton and Tom McLaury had checked their pistols in town, but Frank McLaury and Ike’s younger

brother, Billy, were carrying six-shooters. When Chief Earp — with brothers Wyatt and Morgan, and a shotgun-toting Holliday in tow — ordered them to throw up their hands, all hell broke loose. When the smoke and dust cleared, Billy Clanton and the McLaurys lay dead. The only men not injured were Wyatt and Ike Clanton, who fled as the shooting started. It is unclear who fired first. Initially, public opinion sided with the Earps. The Daily Epitaph, run by Republican mayor and Earp supporter John Clum, ran the story under the headline, “EARP BROTHERS JUSTIFIED.” “The feeling among the best class of our citizens is that the Marshal (the town fathers had recently changed the title to police chief, Guinn says, in an

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Doc Holliday, 1881, after the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

attempt to seem more cosmopolitan) was entirely justified in his efforts to disarm these men, and that being fired upon they had to defend themselves which they did most bravely,” Clum wrote. “If the present lesson is not sufficient to teach the cow-boy element that they cannot come into the streets of Tombstone, in broad daylight, armed with six-shooters and Henry rifles to hunt down their victims, then the citizens will most assuredly take such steps to preserve the peace as will be forever a bard to further raids.” The Epitaph was an Associated Press client, and it was Clum’s pro-Earp version of events that readers across the country got first. Locally, reactions were more mixed. The day after the shootout, three open caskets sat in the funeral parlor window under a sign that read, “MURDERED IN THE STREETS OF TOMBSTONE.” More than 300 mourners on foot, 22 carriages, and dozens of riders on horseback accompanied the bodies to Boothill, while another 2,000 citizens lined the route, says Guinn. Ike Clanton succeeded in obtaining murder warrants, and there was a monthlong preliminary hearing in which Sheriff Behan testified for the prosecution. While Justice Wells Spicer agreed there was credible evidence that at least one of the dead — Tom McLaury — was unarmed, he concluded that the killings were “a necessary act, done in the discharge of an official duty.” The Earps and Holliday, Spicer ruled, “saw at once the dire necessity of giving the first shot to save themselves from certain death. They acted; their shots were ef fective, and this alone saved all the Earp party from being slain.” This was not the end of the saga of the Earps. When Virgil Earp was partially crippled in a December 1881 assassination attempt, Wyatt took his place as deputy U.S. marshal. After younger brother Morgan’s murder in March 1882, Wyatt went on the notorious “vendetta ride” that resulted in the killings of cowboys Frank Stilwell, Florentino “Indian Charlie” Cruz, “Curly Bill” Brocious

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This mid-1880’s photo is the only known period photograph of the site of the start of the O.K. Corral gunfight in an alley between Allen and Fremont streets in Tombstone, Ariz. At right is photographer C.S. Fly’s home and boarding house. While popular culture has tended to lionize the badge-wearing Earps, two new books on the West’s most famous gunfight suggest there were no clear-cut “good guys” and “bad guys” on Oct. 26, 1881. and, some believe, Johnny Ringo. Wyatt lit out for Colorado. Behan filed murder charges against the former lawman, but the governor refused to extradite. The Earps may have won the national public relations battle, but they were essentially finished in Tombstone. Tombstone has survived, says Guinn, “by offering a very simplistic, black-andwhite, almost cartoonish version of events.” Women in bustles and men sporting six-shooters stroll the plank sidewalks along Allen Street. Next door to the original O.K. Corral office, tourists can purchase T-shirts and fake marshal’s badges, catch a Tombstone documentary at the Historama narrated by late horror actor Vincent Price, then head down to the Crystal Palace Saloon for “Buffalo Burgers Good Whiskey (and) Tolerable Water.” “It’s like a B-movie set,” says Guinn. “You can’t blame the people there for doing it. ... If you go to Dis-

neyland, you suspend disbelief that a large mouse is really your host and will have his picture taken with you.” A docent at the O.K. Corral of fers a balanced account of the gunfight. But the overall focus is still very much on the Earps and Holliday. “I mean, you go into Tombstone and you can find mugs and T -shirts with Wyatt and Doc,” says Potter, who has represented the McLaurys for the History Channel and just about anyone else who’ll listen. “And the only pictures you can find of Tom and Frank are the coffin photo.” Bob Love, whose family has owned the gunfight site since 1963, says the truth is more interesting. But, he concedes, “It’s harder to market.” “If you’ve ever traveled, by the after noon you’re tired, you’ve seen a lot of stuf f and you can only process some much information,” says Love, who put up the plaque of the McLaury brothers several

years ago at the behest of their descendants. “So, yes, I think people would like simple, straightforward kinds of history. And this is not simple, straightforward.” Every day — twice daily most weekends — players re-enact the shootout in a little open-air theater behind the livery and feed lot’s office, not far from the actual site. Stephen Keith, who portrays Holliday as a swaggering drunken, dandy, says he structured the play as “a Greek tragedy with cowboy hats and six-guns.” “Basically, I wrote the play as a kind of counter to the nor mal thing,” says Keith, who’s been staging the play there for four years. The Clantons and, especially, the McLaurys “are always targets in the movie, you know. That’s all they’re there for. And so I say that they’re real people. They had lives; they had girlfriends and issues and everything else.” Keith admits to having taken copious poetic license. The play spends a lot of time on an alleged dalliance between Wyatt’s niece, Hattie Earp, and one of the McLaurys, giving the playwright his Wild West version of the Capulets and Montagues. But the play at least acknowledges the historical ambiguity. At show’s end, Doc, acting now as Greek chorus, picks up his dusty cloak and addresses the audience directly: “A tombstone marks each fallen head, And graven there to see, The charge of murder, made with lead, And murder it may be.”


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FRESHLY UPDATED 3BD/2BA at a great price! All new carpet, tile, paint, countertops & kitchen cabinets redone. FP, huge backyard. & one car garage & alley parking for 3. $117,000. MLS#96948


A REAL SHOWSTOPPER! Gorgeous, updated home with golf course view. 3BD/2.5BA + office w/split floorplan . Lg master suite w/jetted tub & window seat . $269,000. MLS#97216

Cheryle Pattison 626-2154

3805 N. GARDEN - NE HOME, 3 BEDROOMS, 2 BATH, 2 CAR GARAGE. All brick, split plan with a nice yard and storage/workshop. Come and see it today. Call Patty.


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SANTE FE STYLE OASIS! 2 bedroom 1 ¾ bath, Warm Earth tone colors, 4 car garage, Ceramic Tile throughout. Kiva Fireplace, Country Kitchen, handicap features. $210,000 #97373 CALL: JAMES


CUTE 3 BEDROOM 2 bath, 2-car garage home close to schools. New tile, appliances stay! #97329 CALL: KAREN

UNBELIEVABLE PRICE… for so much house. Just listed 3-4 Bdr, 3.5 Bath, spacious home with in-ground pool. Ref. AC, Metal pitched roof. $105,000 #97371 CALL: ADELLE

NEW CARPET, NEW PAINT in this 4 bedroom, 3 bath home in NE Roswell. Listed at appraised value; this is a short sale. $158,000 #96249 CALL: CHUCK

SENIOR IRRIGATION WATER RIGHTS! SUPER LOCATION! 1.72 acres, country living near city. 58 Pecan trees, domestic well, electricity. $129,900 #96170 CALL: SHIRLEY

LOVE THIS HOME 3BR, 1¾ bath, Formal Dining, NEW CARPET! Cathedral ceiling in LR, separate utility w/ cabinets. 2-car garage. $145,000 #97057 CALL: CONNIE

CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT… with lots of potential for a new business. 1800 square foot building with adequate parking. Located on a busy intersection. $150,000 #96750 CALL: DEAN

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Karen Mendenhall 910-6465

HISTORICAL HOME near park & golf course. 4BD/2BA+offc w/2 living areas, some original hardwood floors, brick flooring, updated baths & kitchen, custom deck. $229,000. MLS#97191

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Schwarzenegger revamps his image once again D2 Sunday, May 22, 2011

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For 35 years, Arnold Schwarzenegger has been carefully crafting his public image, from Austrian bodybuilder and international action star to family man and Republican politician. Now, with his split from Maria Shriver and revelations that he fathered a child with a member of his housekeeping staff, where does Schwarzenegger go from here? Can he have a future either in politics or film, and how does he once again reshape his image, especially in the eyes of female fans? “His biggest problem as an action star has nothing to do with being an adulterer. It has to do with being 63 years old and physically wrecked — unless they’re going to make ‘Terminator 6: The Golden Years,”’ said David Leibowitz, a Phoenix-based public relations and crisis communications consultant. “The love child is almost the least of his worries.” For decades, though, Schwarzenegger was the safest of box-office bets, with his bulging, muscular physique and his quippy, punny one-liners. The “Terminator” movies alone have made more than $1 billion worldwide — most of that outside the United States. “For me, he has never been a serious action star, but rather a sort of parody of himself,” said Ali Arikan, chief film critic for the Turkish website and Roger Ebert contributor. “He had that wink in his eye even in earlier, more somber stuff like ‘Conan the Barbarian.’ In fact, when he tried to be more serious, as with 1999’s turgid ‘End of Days,’ it was risible: nothing more hilarious than seeing Arnie ‘act!’ So, he’s basically been this goofy clown, shrewd and with great intelligence about his career, but a clown nonetheless.” Shrewd indeed. Around the movie work, this “clown” began adding some serious yet varied cred to the script, including roles as President Ronald Reagan’s fitness guru, a campaigner for George W. Bush, and a founding backer with Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore in the Planet Hollywood restaurant chain. Then, as Schwarzenegger’s movie glory days began waning, he revamped his image again and became the improbable


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Arnold Schwarzenegger


governor of California in a 2003 recall election. Having a Kennedy heiress by his side certainly didn’t hurt, despite the couple’s disparate political leanings and even through claims that Schwarzenegger had groped other women. As former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown once put it, “Maria has been much more of a benefit to Arnold than Arnold has been to Maria.” Schwarzenegger often said being governor was the best job in the world, one he would have enjoyed holding longer had there not been term limits. While in office, his highly choreographed, stage-managed appearances often seemed more like Hollywood productions than political forums. With Gov. Schwarzenegger, opportunities for image enhancement were seldom missed. There was even talk about repealing the citizenship law to allow Schwarzenegger to run for president. But his standing with voters was rocky throughout his governorship as the political neophyte sought to figure out where he stood on a host of divisive issues. Schwarzenegger’s approval ratings plummeted during the 2005 special election in which he placed several conservative measures on the ballot, all of which voters resoundingly rejected. With


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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on June 21, 2011, at the hour of 10:30 a.m., the undersigned Special Master will, at the south door of the Roswell Police Department, 128 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico, sell all the right, title and interest of the above-named Defendants in and to the hereinafter described real estate to the highest bidder for cash. The property to be sold is located at 1915 Clover, Roswell, and is situate in Chaves County, New Mexico, and is particularly described as follows: Lot 40 of The Meadows First Amended Addition, in the City of Roswell, County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat recorded January 19, 1984 in Plat Book J, Page 23, Plat Records of Chaves County, New Mexico. THE FOREGOING SALE will be made to satisfy a judgment rendered by the above Court in the above entitled and numbered cause on May 2, 2011, being an action to foreclose a mortgage on the above described property. The Plaintiff's Judgment, which includes interest and costs, is $148,657.38 and the same bears interest at 6.625% per annum from April 30, 2011, to the date of sale. The amount of such interest to the date of sale will be $1,430.07. The Plaintiff and/or its assignees has the right to bid at such sale and submit its bid verbally or in writing. The Plaintiff may apply all or any part of its judgment to the purchase price in lieu of cash. The sale may be postponed and rescheduled at the discretion of the Special Master. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the real property and improvements concerned with herein will be sold subject to any and all patent reservations, easements, all recorded and unrecorded liens not foreclosed herein, and all recorded and unrecorded special assessments and taxes that may be due. Plaintiff and its attorneys disclaim all responsibility for, and the purchaser at the sale takes the property subject to, the valuation of the property by the County Assessor as real or personal property, affixture of any mobile or manufactured home to the land, deactivation of title to a mobile or manufactured home on the property, if any, environmental contamination on the property, if any, and zoning violations concerning the property, if any. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the purchaser at such sale shall take title to the above described real property subject to a one month right of redemption. ______________________________ A.D. Jones, Special Master P.O. Box 1180 Roswell, NM 88202-1180 (575) 622-8432

Shriver’s help, he apologized and reinvented himself once more as a political moderate, winning easy re-election in 2006. During his second term, Schwarzenegger made bi-partisan friendships in the state Legislature and after signing legislation to restrict California’s greenhouse gas emissions, he became a leader in the green energy cause. But he was elected on a promise to fix California’s chronic budget woes, and despite his best efforts, he soon gave in to the gimmickry and maneuvering that have been hallmarks of budget deal-making in Sacramento. He was seen as largely failing to accomplish his mandate, and his approval rating fell to 25 percent as he left office in 2010. Lately, he’s been jet-setting with the likes of “Terminator” director James Cameron and announcing he’s ready to relaunch his acting career. But following his separation from Shriver after 25 years of marriage and the damaging baby revelations, he says he’s putting those plans on hold. As the owner of the Carolina Cinemas chain of movie theaters, Bill Banowsky sees Schwarzenegger making a comeback eventually — but only as an action star. “I’d feel great about it if he’s playing a ‘Terminator’ role, if


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STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT No. CV-2010-823 MATRIX FINANCIAL SERVICE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. CARLOS J. MENDEZ, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on July 12, 2011, at the hour of 11:45 a.m., the undersigned Special Master will, at the south door of the Roswell Police Department, 128 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico, sell all the right, title and interest of the abovenamed Defendants in and to the hereinafter described real estate to the highest bidder for cash. The property to be sold is located at 1307 W. 7th Street, Roswell, and is situate in Chaves County, New Mexico, and is particularly described as follows: LOT NINE (9) in BLOCK TWENTY (20) of RIVERSIDE HEIGHTS ADDITION, AMENDED PLAT, 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 February 9, 1903 and recorded in Book 174 of Plat Records, Chaves County, New Mexico, at Page 54. THE FOREGOING SALE will be made to satisfy a judgment rendered by the above Court in the above entitled and numbered cause on April 25, 2011, being an action to foreclose a mortgage on the above described property. The Plaintiff's Judgment, which includes interest and costs, is $43,338.65 and the same bears interest at 6.1200% per annum from January 2, 2011, to the date of sale. The amount of such interest to the date of sale will be $1,395.20. The Plaintiff and/or its assignees has the right to bid at such sale and submit its bid verbally or in writing. The Plaintiff may apply all or any part of its judgment to the purchase price in lieu of cash. The sale may be postponed and rescheduled at the discretion of the Special Master. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the real property and improvements concerned with herein will be sold subject to any and all patent reservations, easements, all recorded and unrecorded liens not foreclosed herein, and all recorded and unrecorded special assessments and taxes that may be due. Plaintiff and its attorneys disclaim all responsibility for, and the purchaser at the sale takes the property subject to, the valuation of the property by the County Assessor as real or personal property, affixture of any mobile or manufactured home to the land, deactivation of title to a mobile or manufactured home on the property, if any, environmental contamination on the property, if any, and zoning violations concerning the property, if any. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the purchaser at such sale shall take title to the above described real property subject to a one month right of redemption. ______________________________ AD Jones, Special Master P.O. Box 1180 Roswell, NM 88202-1180 (575) 622-8432

he’s playing a role in a big action movie. I think he’s going to do very well,” said Banowsky, who also founded the independent distributor Magnolia Pictures. “If he comes out with a romantic comedy as a way to get back in, that would be really challenging for him.” And Arikan of the Turkish website suspects Schwarzenegger still has a future as a global star, despite his age. “The international markets thrive on stars and cling onto them. Just look at the international numbers of ‘The Tourist’ versus the U.S. ones,” he said. “He could churn out action films every few years and expect the equivalent numbers that he got during the latter part of his career, like ‘The 6th Day’ or ‘Eraser.’ But he could never again soar the heights he once did with ‘T2’ or ‘T rue Lies,’ either nationally or internationally.” For now, though, it’s wise for Schwarzenegger to apologize, lay low and focus on his family, which includes his four children with Shriver, said Melanie Ofenloch, a Dallas-based executive vice president at the global public relations firm Weber Shandwick. But it may not be enough. Part of why this transgression seems so appalling to women may be because Shriver herself has devoted so much of her life to championing women’s issues.


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STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT No. D-504-CV-2009-00730 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP, Plaintiff, vs. JERRY C. NYSATER; and if married, JANE DOE NYSATER, (true name unknown), his spouse; JOHN DOE and JANE DOE, (true names unknown), tenants, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on June 21, 2011, at the hour of 10:35 a.m., the undersigned Special Master will, at the south door of the Roswell Police Department, 128 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico, sell all the right, title and interest of the above-named Defendants in and to the hereinafter described real estate to the highest bidder for cash. The property to be sold is located at 73 Brewer Place, Roswell, and is situate in Chaves County, New Mexico, and is particularly described as follows: Lot 20, Block 19 of Pecos Valley Village Subdivision, in the City of Roswell, County of CHAVES and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat recorded August 13, 1980 in Plat Book H, Page 21, Real Property Records of CHAVES County, New Mexico. THE FOREGOING SALE will be made to satisfy a judgment rendered by the above Court in the above entitled and numbered cause on April 28, 2011, being an action to foreclose a mortgage on the above described property. The Plaintiff's Judgment, which includes interest and costs, is $33,239.56 and the same bears interest at 7.000% per annum from April 30, 2011, to the date of sale. The amount of such interest to the date of sale will be $337.86. The Plaintiff and/or its assignees has the right to bid at such sale and submit its bid verbally or in writing. The Plaintiff may apply all or any part of its judgment to the purchase price in lieu of cash. The sale may be postponed and rescheduled at the discretion of the Special Master. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the real property and improvements concerned with herein will be sold subject to any and all patent reservations, easements, all recorded and unrecorded liens not foreclosed herein, and all recorded and unrecorded special assessments and taxes that may be due. Plaintiff and its attorneys disclaim all responsibility for, and the purchaser at the sale takes the property subject to, the valuation of the property by the County Assessor as real or personal property, affixture of any mobile or manufactured home to the land, deactivation of title to a mobile or manufactured home on the property, if any, environmental contamination on the property, if any, and zoning violations concerning the property, if any. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the purchaser at such sale shall take title to the above described real property subject to a one month right of redemption. ______________________________ A.D. Jones, Special Master P.O. Box 1180 Roswell, NM 88202-1180 (575) 622-8432



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Gynn Ancell has been Langford personal appointed representative of this estate of Archer Dow Langford. All persons having claims against this estate are required to present their claims within two (2) months after the of the first date of any publication published notice, or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented either to the personal undersigned representative at the address listed below, or filed with the Probate Court of Chaves County, New Mexico. Dated this 18th day of May, 2011.

s/Gynn Ancell Langford Personal Representative of the Estate of Archer Dow Langford

TANDY HUNT P.C. Attorney for the Estate of Archer Dow Langford 116 East Country Club Road Roswell, New Mexico 88201 (575) 622-1776

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been Personal appointed Representative of this estate. All persons having claims against this estate are required to present their claims within two (2) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice, or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented either to Bruce J. Puma, Jr., attorney for the estate of Joseph Jefferson Fleming, at SWAIM & FINLAYSON, P.C., 4830 Juan Tabo, N.E., Suite F, Albuquerque, NM 87111, or filed with the Fifth Judicial District Court, County Chaves Courthouse, PO Box 1776, Roswell, New Mexico 88202.

Dated: May 9, 2011


By s/Bruce J. Puma, Jr. Attorneys for the Personal Representative of the Estate of Joseph Jefferson Flmeing, Deceased 4830 Juan Tabo, N.E., Suite F Albuquerque, NM 87111 (505) 237-0064


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NOTICE is hereby given that on January 21, 2011, New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission, P.O. Box 25102, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-5102 filed application Nos. RA-1065-POD3 with the STATE ENGINEER for permit to change location of artesian well No. RA-1065 located in the NE1/4NE1/4NW1/4 of Section 23, Township 15 South, Range 25 East, N.M.P.M.

The applicant proposes to drill a replacement well approximately 1000 feet in depth and 13 3/8 inches in diameter at a point in the NE1/4NE1/4NW1/4 of Section 23, Township 15 South, Range 25 East, N.M.P.M., for the continued diversion of artesian ground water in the amount of 9989.951 acre-feet per annum, (C.I.R.) for Pecos River Augmentation, as well as 704.7 acre-feet per annum, plus carriage allowances for the irrigation of 234.9 acres of land described as follows: Subdivision Pt. SW1/4 Pt. NW1/4 Part of the West 60 acres of the N1/2NW1/4

Section Township Range Acres 23 15S. 25E. 85.1 23 15S. 25E. 99.0 26



50.8 234.9

The existing well contains multiple holes in the casing and cannot be repaired. The proposed new wells are to be located within 100 feet of the original wells.

Emergency authorization is requested to drill and use RA-1065-POD3 per N.M. Stat. §72-12-22 (NMSA 1978). The purpose of the application is to make water available for irrigation and Pecos River augmentation pursuant to the Pecos River Compact, N.M. Stat. §7215-19 (NMSA 1978), N.M. Stat. §72-12-4 (NMSA 1978), the Decree of the United States Supreme Court in Texas v. New Mexico, 45 U.S. 388 (1988), and the March 25, 2003 Settlement Agreement in State of New Mexico ex rel. State Engineer v. L.T. Lewis (Nos. 20294 & 22600, Consolidated). After the replacement wells are completed, existing well RA-1065 will be plugged.

The above described points of diversion are located east of the intersection of Spence and Pueblo Road, Chaves County, New Mexico.

Any person, firm or corporation or other entity having standing to file objections or protests shall do so in writing (legible, signed, and include the writer's complete name and mailing address). The objection to the approval of the application must be based on: (1) Impairment; if impairment you must specifically identify your water rights; and/or (2) Public welfare/conservation of water; if public welfare or conservation of water within the state of New Mexico, you must show you will be substantially affected. The written protest must be filed, in triplicate, with John R. D'Antonio, Jr., P.E., State Engineer, 1900 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, within ten (10) days after the date of last publication of this Notice. Facsimiles (fax) will be accepted as a valid protest as long as the hard copy is sent within 24hours of the facsimile. Mailing postmark will be used to validate the 24-hour period. Protest can be faxed to Office of the State Engineer, (575) 623-8559. If no valid protest or objection is filed, the State Engineer will evaluate the application in accordance with Sections 72-2-16, 72-5-6, and 72-12-3.

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The New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission (the “NMISC”) gives notice that pursuant to N.M.S.A. 1978 § 72-1-2.6 and the public auction process described in this Notice, the NMISC is offering for sale by sealed bid the surface estate of the following NMISC land (the “Land”): PARCEL NO. 1

The property consists of 157+/- acres of vacant land located at the intersection of State Road 335 (Atoka Rd) and State Road 336 (N. Lake Rd) 4 miles South of and 1 mile East of Artesia, New Mexico and is further described as the South West quarter of Section 3, Township 18 South, Range 26 East N.M.P.M less 3.4165/acres tract at the South West corner of said section 3, in Eddy County, New Mexico described as follows:

Beginning at the Southwest corner of said Section 3; thence North 0°, 37' 35" East along the West line of said Section 3 a distance of 564.72 feet; thence South 87° 29' 34" East a distance of 221.24 feet; thence South 0° 00' 00" East a distance of 25.41 feet; thence South 84° 35' 32" East a distance of 43.79 feet; thence South 0° 04' 56" East a distance of 526.51 feet to the South line of said Section 3; thence North 89° 47' 00" West along the South line of said Section 3 a distance of 271.56 feet to the point of the beginning. Minimum Bid Amount: $51,000


This property is generally described as the following; Township 23 South, Range 27 East, NMPM in Eddy County.

This property is at the beginning at the NW corner of said Tract 1, which point lies on the North line of said Section 13; then N89°52'41"E, along said North line, for 372.48 feet; then S02°00'45"W for 891.00 Feet; then S89°43'42"E for 958.70 feet to the center line of a North/South concrete canal; then S00°34'35"W, along said center line, for 435.26 feet to the South of said Tract 1; then N89°59'35"W, along said South line, for 1301.78 feet; then N00°16'13"E, along the West line of said Tract 1, for 1329.30 feet to the point of beginning containing 20.44 acres, more or less, and is subject to all pertaining easements.

Subject to a 30 foot wide access easement described as follows: the West 30 feet of ISC Tract 1 as described above; and The lands encompassed within a 30 foot wide irrigation canal easement described as lying 10 feet left of and 20 feet right of the following described survey line: beginning at the SouthSoutheast corner of said Tract 1, which point lies on the center line of a North/South ditch, at which point the easement lies 10 feet left of said survey line; then N00°34'26"E, along said center line, for 343.02 feet at which point the easement changes to 10 feet left of and 20 feet right of said survey line; then N00°34'26"E, continuing along said center line, for 825.67 feet to the end of this easement; and

Subject to a 20 foot wide water line easement, being described by the easement center line: beginning at a point that lies S02°00'45"W 38.03 feet from the NW Corner of the Corina Tracts, lying in Section 13, Township 23 South, Range 27 East, NMPM, Eddy County, New Mexico; then S89°52'41"W for 128.66 feet to the end of this easement. MINIMUM BID AMOUNT: $1,000

Parcel No 3

This property is generally described as Township 22 South, range 27 East, NMPM.

Section 17: A tract of land in Eddy County, NM being a portion of the NW/4 SE/4 of Section 17, Township 22 South, Range 27 East, more particularly described as beginning at a point on the North line of said NW/4 SE/4 which is N89°30'24"E a distance of 191.50 feet from the C/4 corner of said Sec 17, which point is also the NE corner of Cottonwood Meadows Subdivision; then N89°30'24"E, continuing along said North line for M=1153.42 feet (R=1132.90 feet); then S00°04'31"E, along the East line of said NW/4 SE/4, for M=1351.88 feet (R=1336.00 feet); then N89°36'55"W, along the South line of said NW/4 SE/4, for M=1147.06 feet (R-1132.90 feet); then N00°24'35"W, along the West line of said NW/4 SE/4, for 661.62 feet, which point is the Easterly Southern corner of Cottonwood Meadows Subdivision; then N00°17'19"W, continuing along said West line (East line of said subdivision), for 672.65 feet to the point of beginning, containing 35.47 acres, more or less. MINIMUM BID AMOUNT: $60,000

Parcel No 4:

The property consists of vacant pasture land of 164+/- acres 1.5 miles South of Malaga East and West of U.S. Highway 285 being further described as parts of Sections 15, 22 and 23 all in Township 24 South, Range 28 East, N.M.P.M., Eddy County. More particularly land East of HWY 285 described as follows: Beginning at the SE corner of Section 15, then N00°34'59"E for 438.10, then West for 649.86' to a point on the East right-of-way of HWY 285; then S13°07'05"E along the East right-of-way of HWY. 285 for 2822.08', then S67°24'33"E for 193.42"; then S66°49'12"E for 357.22'; then S80°11'46"E for 534.47'; then S83°22'31" for 585.68'; then S88°19'12"E for 873.12; then S88°25'46"E for 245.17'; then N03°10'40"W for 495.83'; then N35°14'26"W for 812.77'; then N85°15'14"W for 928.35'; then N63°12'01"W for 238.77'; then N08°39'37E for 536.28'; then N03°02'23"W for 377.68'; then N25°34'26"W for 230.44'; then N03°59'13"W for 240.11'; then N89°00'03"W along the North line of Section 23 for 1038.27' to the point of beginning and containing 123.69 acres or more or less.

Land West of HWY 285 particularly described as follows: Commencing at the SE corner of Section 15 then N89°55'50"W along the South line of Section 15 for 655.89' to a point on the West rightof-way of HWY. 285 and the point of beginning; then S13°07'05"E for 2326.92' along the West right-of-way of HWY. 285; then N81°39'00"W for 495.37'; then N16°19'06"W for 398.75'; then N30°16'43"W for 873.19'; then N10°34'40"W for 568.12'; then N26°41'19"W for 559.17; then S89°55'50"E for 229.73' along the North line of Section 22; then North 443.66'; then East for 536.44'; then S13°07'05"E for 456.34 along the West right-of-way of HWY. 285 to the point of beginning and containing 40.31acres more or less.


1. The Land is offered “AS IS”; the NMISC does not make any representations or provide any warranties regarding title to the Land or its condition or fitness for any purpose. Bids are allowed on one or more parcels but bids for less than an entire parcel will not be considered.

2. Details of this offer, applicable rules, instructions for submitting a sealed bid, and the required form on which a sealed bid must be submitted are in the Bid Information Packet, which may be obtained by writing the NMISC Office, P.O. Box 25102, Santa Fe, NM 87504-5102, Attention: Marcos Mendiola



(505-476-0261), in person at 407 Galisteo, Bataan Memorial Building, Room 101, Santa Fe, NM 87504 or may downloaded this information at:

The Bid Information Packet is incorporated in this Notice by reference and should be reviewed in detail before submitting a bid. Sealed bids not complying with the requirements set forth in the Bid Information Packet are subject to disqualification. Bids received will be evaluated by the NMISC. The NMISC reserves the right to reject all bids submitted and to re-offer the Land for sale on the same or different terms.

3. The Minimum Bid for each Parcel is as shown above. Bids offering less than the minimum will not be considered. Bidders are encouraged to offer amounts greater than the minimum. Balance of cash price must be received at closing.

4. Bids must include a non-refundable $30 application fee. The selected bidder must deposit to the NMISC 5% of the bid amount within 5 days of entering into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with NMISC. A sample draft Purchase and Sale Agreement is attached to the Bid Information Packet as Exhibit C. Failure to enter into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with NMISC within 10 days of notification of successful bidder will result in disqualification. See Bid Information Packet for additional information and requirements.

5. Transfer of the Land will be subject to all valid easements and other encumbrances (collectively, “encumbrances”) shown in the records of the NMISC Office and the Chaves County Clerk’s Office. Authorized improvements associated with the encumbrances will be excluded from the transaction. Bidders are responsible for verifying encumbrances and their effect on the Land.

6. The Land will be conveyed by a quit claim deed reserving to the NMISC all water rights and will be subject to a deed restriction to ensure that no new water development or use, including the drilling of domestic wells pursuant to NMSA 1978, §§ 72-12-1.1 to 1.3 (2008), occurs on the Land without transfer of valid, existing water rights and that notice of such deed restrictions shall be recorded in the real property records of the county in which the land is located and provided to the state engineer.

7. Bids, including one (1) paper copy of required information and materials as well as any transmittal letter and supplemental materials, and the required application fee, must be submitted in a sealed container, marked “Sealed Bid”, and addressed to the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission, c/o Contract Manager, Marcos Mendiola, at the NMISC Office address provided above by 3:00 p.m. on May 27, 2011. Dated at Santa Fe, New Mexico, this 2011.

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_________________________________ Estevan Lopez, PE, Director New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission

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The Town of Dexter is offering for sale the following vehicles: 1989 Chevy Pickup 1995 Ford Pickup 2004 Dodge Intrepid 2002 Chevy Impala 2005 Chevy Impala (wrecked) 1988 Chevy Van

These vehicles are available for inspection by contacting Town Hall at 115 E. Second St., 757-7345482. Bidders should send written bid(s) in a sealed envelope plainly marked “Vehicle Bid(s) on the outside to Town of Dexter, PO Box 249, Dexter NM 88230 or may hand deliver to Town Hall. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 pm on June 1, 2011. Bids will then be opened and award may be made at the regular Town Council meeting on June 14, 2011 at 6:00 pm. Purchase of any of these vehicles is “AS IS” and final when payment is made. Vehicles must be moved within 24 hours of approved bid. Notice is hereby given that the Town Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids received. Kay Roberts, MMC Municipal Clerk/Treasurer

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish May 22, 2011 Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, 52 University Blvd. P.O. Box 6000, Roswell, NM 88202-6000, hereby:

Request for Sealed Bid No. 408-11 Air Conditioner Addition to LRC Data Equipment Room.

Bid submittal deadline is 2:00 P.M. MDT (Mountain Daylight Time), Tuesday, 7 June 2011 at the office of the Purchasing Agent. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Fireplace conference Room 102 in the Campus Union Building. Any bid received after closing time will be returned unopened. Bidders are invited to submit bids for the construction work listed in the bid form.

Scope of Work includes but is not limited to the following: Provide and install a new 7.5 ton roof top air conditioner at the existing Data Equipment Room 110G in the Learning Resource Center. Work shall include all related structural, electrical, fire alarm connections, roofing, selective demolition, and lay-in ceiling work.

Drawings, specifications and contract documents may be examined, without charge, in the ENMU-Roswell Physical Plant, 36 Mathis, Roswell, New Mexico, where they are on file for public inspection, and the office of ASA Architects, 2600 N. Main Street, Roswell, New Mexico. Bona fide prime bidders may obtain two (2) sets of drawings and specifications from the Architect’s office at 2600 N. Main Street, Roswell, New Mexico 88202; phone (575) 622-9858, upon deposit of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) per set (plus non-refundable shipping costs). Those who submit prime bids may obtain refund of deposits by returning sets in good condition no more than 14 days after bids have been opened. Those who do not submit prime bids will forfeit deposits unless sets are returned in good condition at least five (5) days prior to bid opening. No partial sets will be issued. Sub-bidders may obtain one (1) set of drawings and specifications from the Architect upon deposit of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) per set (plus non-refundable shipping costs). The sub-bidders will be refunded their deposit by returning set in good condition no more than 14 days after bids have been opened.

Bidders are advised that the following is included in the contract: 1) Liquidated damage clause. 2) Bid Bond, Performance Bond and Payment Bond shall be required from the Prime Contractor. 6) A pre-bid conference will held on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 2:00 PM MDT at the Fireplace Conference Room 102 in the Campus Union Building, ENMU Roswell.

ENMU-R reserves the right (1) to award bid(s) received individually or in whole: (2) to reject any or all bids, or any part thereof, (3) to waive any or all technicalities or irregularities in the bid(s) and (4) to accept the bid(s) that is deemed most advantageous to the University. Failure to submit requested information/documentation or the submission of incorrect information/documentation may result in disqualification of the bid.

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability in its programs, activities, or employment.

Sunday, May 22, 2011



-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish May 22, 29, 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

Sylvia Aguirre Adeline Chavarria Sammy D. Garcia or Patricia Stafford Donna James Tammy Lemons Delicia or Joe Ray Lucero Amber Ruiz or Pamela Hudson Carolyn S. Wright

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 June 17, 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 fo this sale, all as allowed by laws of the state of New Mexico.

Michael Woods Roswell Self Storage

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish May 22, 2011 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed bids will be received by Chaves County at the Chaves County Administation Building - County Manager's Staff Conference Room, P.O. Box 1817, #1 St. Mary's Place, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-1817 for the Project listed below no later than 2:00 PM, June 7, 2011, at which time the public opening and reading of bids will begin. The tabulation of bids will be considered by the Chaves County at its next regular meeting following the opening of bids, or at a later meeting, as the interest of the Chaves County requires. For complete copies of the Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents to be used in connection with the submission of bids, the prospective bidders are invited to contact the ENGINEER listed below. A $25.00 deposit will be required for each set of plans, contract documents, specifications, and bidding forms. Bidders attention is directed to the fact that "Subcontractors Fair Practices Act" will be in effect for this project. A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at 10:00 AM, May 31, 2011 at Chaves County Administation Building- County Manager's Staff Conference Room, #1 St. Mary's Place, Roswell, New Mexico. Bidders are Encouraged to attend and participate in the conference. NAME OF PROJECT: East Grand Plains Road Improvements 2011

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND LOCATION OF PROJECT: Reconstruction of East Grand Plains Road at Railroad Spur, Including subgrade preparation, base course, HMA and drainage.

Name and Address of Contracting Agency: Chaves County #1 St. Mary's Place P.O. Box 1817 Roswell, New Mexico 88202-1817 575-624-6615, Attn: Tammy Johnson

Name and Address of Engineer: Occam Consulting Engineers 200 East Fourth Street Suite 100 Roswell, New Mexico, 88201 (575) 623-8402, Attn: Thomas E. Dick, PE

Advertised in Roswell Daily Record & Albuquerque Journal To be published: May 22, 2011. By: Tammy Johnson Purchasing Director For: Chaves County

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish May 22, 2011 PUBLIC NOTICE

New Mexico Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (NMDVR) is holding public hearings to receive comments on proposed changes to the NMDVR State Plan Preprints and Attachments. Monday, June 6, 2011 1:00 p.m. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Conference Room 3381 Del Rey Boulevard Las Cruces, New Mexico

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 10:00 a.m. Department of Transportation Training Academy 132 W. Earl Cummings Loop #735 Roswell, NM

Thursday, June 9, 2011 1:00 p.m. Toney Anaya Building Rio Grande Room 2550 Cerrillos Road Santa Fe, NM

Friday, June 10, 2011 10:00 a.m. Environment Department Sandia Room 5500 San Antonio NE Albuquerque, NM

All are welcome to attend and provide comments on the proposed changes. Individuals or organizational representatives may speak and/or submit written comment at the public hearings regarding proposed changes to the State Plans. Proposed changes to the NMDVR State Plan are available on the DVR website at under HOT TOPICS. There you will find the current 2011 State Plan, the proposed attachments for the 2012 State Plan, and portions of the review instrument provided by the Rehabilitation Services Administration identifying specific requirements for each attachment. The public is also encouraged to make comment regarding the State Plan at anytime. These comments will be reserved for future use in updating State Plans. All written comments can be submitted by regular post, fax, or e-mail as indicated below: For DVR 2012 State Plan:

Rich Smith, PIO Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Office of the Director 435 St. Michael's Drive, Building D Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 505-954-8571 Fax: 505-954-8562 E-mail:

The deadline for public comment for this year's NMDVR State Plan submission is 12:00 Noon, Monday, June 20, 2011.

Request for Accommodations: If you need a sign language translator, a reader, amplifier, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to participate in the public hearing, please contact Krista Martinez one week prior to the hearing. Insufficient advanced notice of your accommodation request may result in the accommodation request not being met. Public documents can be provided in various accessible forms. For additional information, contact Krista Martinez at 505-954-8555 or 1-800-224-7005.


-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish May 22, 2011 ROSWELL-CHAVES COUNTY EXTRATERRITORIAL ZONING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING


That a public hearing will be held by the RoswellChaves County Extraterritorial Zoning Commission on June 7, 2011 at 7:30 P.M. in the Commissioners' Chambers of the Chaves County Administrative Center-Joseph R. Skeen Building, #1 St. Mary's Place to offer the public an opportunity to comment on the items below: Item # 1: Case # ETZ 2011- 07, Request for a Special Use Permit to allow a solar energy facility in an Agricultural District located at 3906 South Sunset Avenue in the SW1/4 of Section 19, T11S, R24E.

Item # 2: Case # ETZ 2011- 08, Request for a Special Use Permit to allow a second residence for a family caregiver situation in a Residential area located at 24 Outlaw Trail in part of the SW1/4 of Lot 1 and the NW1/4 of Lot 2 in Section 18, T10S, R25E.

Members of the public having protest and/or comments to offer must submit such protest and/or comments in writing at least one (1) day prior to the public hearing day of the Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Zoning Commission meeting to the Chaves County Planning and Zoning Office, P.O. Box 1817, Roswell, NM 88202. Providing comment at least eight (8) days before the hearing allows your input to be included in the written report.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, please contact the Planning & Zoning Director at 6246606 at least one week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes can be provided in various accessible Please contact the Planning & Zoning formats. Director at 624-6606 if a summary or other type accessible format is needed. -----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish May 15, 22, 29, 2011

NOTICE is hereby given that on February 9, 2011 and February 17, 2011, New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission, P.O. Box 25102, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-5102 and John P. and C. Marie Nelson, 325 Pueblo Road, Lake Arthur, New Mexico 88253, filed application Nos. RA-1955 POD3 and RA-1955 POD4 with the STATE ENGINEER for permit to change location of wells, Nos. RA-1955 and RA-1955-S located in the NW1/4NW1/4NE1/4 and NW1/4NE1/4 both of Section 23, Township 15 South, Range 25 East, N.M.P.M. The applicant proposes to drill two replacement wells approximately 1000 feet in depth and 13 3/8 inches in diameter at a point in the NW1/4NW1/4NE1/4 and NW1/4NE1/4 both of Section 23, Township 15 South, Range 25 East, N.M.P.M., for the continued diversion of artesian ground water in the amount of 9989.951 acre-feet per annum (C.I.R.) for Pecos River Augmentation, as well as 2017.2 acre-feet per annum, plus carriage allowance, for the irrigation of 672.4 acres of land described as follows:

Section Subdivision Pt. SE1/4SW1/4 & 13 Pt. SW1/4 Pt. W1/2W1/2 19 Pt. E1/2 23 Pt. N1/2 & Pt. SW1/4 24 Pt. S1/2 13 Pt. E1/2 23 Pt. NW1/4 & Pt. E1/2 24 Pt. W1/2 19


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The existing well contains multiple holes in the casing and cannot be repaired. The proposed new wells are to be located within 100 feet of the original wells

Emergency authorization is requested to drill and use RA-1955 POD3 and RA-1955 POD4 per N.M. Stat. §72-12-22 (NMSA 1978). The purpose of the application is to make water available for irrigation and Pecos River augmentation pursuant to the Pecos River Compact, N.M. Stat. §72-15-19 (NMSA 1978), N.M. Stat. §72-12-4 (NMSA 1978), the Decree of the United States Supreme Court in Texas v. New Mexico, 45 U.S. 388 (1988), and the March 25, 2003 Settlement Agreement in State of New Mexico ex rel. State Engineer v. L.T. Lewis (Nos. 20294 & 22600, Consolidated). After the replacement wells are completed, existing well RA-1955 and RA-1955-S will be plugged. The above described points of diversion are located east of the intersection of Spence and Pueblo Road, Chaves County, New Mexico. (NMSA-

Any person, firm or corporation or other entity having standing to file objections or protests shall do so in writing (legible, signed, and include the writer’s complete name and mailing address). The objection to the approval of the application must be based on: (1) Impairment; if impairment you must specifically identify your water rights; and/or (2) Public welfare/conservation of water; if public welfare or conservation of water within the state of New Mexico, you must show you will be substantially affected. The written protest must be filed, in triplicate, with John R. D’Antonio, Jr., P.E., State Engineer, 1900 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, within ten (10) days after the date of last publication of this Notice. Facsimiles (fax) will be accepted as a valid protest as long as the hard copy is sent within 24hours of the facsimile. Mailing postmark will be used to validate the 24-hour period. Protest can be faxed to Office of the State Engineer, (575) 623-8559. If no valid protest or objection is filed, the State Engineer will evaluate the application in accordance with Sections 72-2-16, 72-5-6, and 72-12-3.

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002. Northeast

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish May 15, 22, 2011 FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT COUNTY OF CHAVES STATE OF NEW MEXICO

502 BROKEN Arrow Fri.Sun. 8am No Early Birds! General household. Moving Sale


211 E. Hervey, Sat-Sun 7am-2pm. Hospital bed, weights & weight benches, water bed frame, clothes, toys & much more.

004. Southeast


NO. PB-2011-40


To: Unknown heirs of Jack Mark Shaw, deceased, and all unknown persons who have or claim any interest in the estate of Jack Mark Shaw, deceased, or in the matter being litigated in the hereinafter mentioned hearing.

You are hereby notified that a hearing on the Petition filed by the undersigned requesting the Court enter a judicial order formally declaring that the decedent died intestate, a determination of the heirs of the decedent, the appointment of the undersigned as Formal Personal Representative of the estate, without bond in an unsupervised administration, and the issuing of Letters of Administration to Petitioner, will be held in the Chaves County District Court, 400 North Virginia, Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico 88201, on the 13th day of June, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. DATED this 12th day of May, 2011. SANDERS, BRUIN, COLL & WORLEY, P.A.

By: James W. Mitchell Attorneys for Petitioner P.O. Box 550 Roswell, New Mexico 88202-0550 (575) 622-5440

2306 E. Hobson Rd, SatSun 8-2. Multi family yard sale: Furniture, electronics, weight machine, clothes dryer, toys, clothes of all sizes & lots of misc. 1 block East on Hobson Rd., just off US 285 South.


-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish May 22, 2011 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Notice is hereby given by the Board of Education of the Roswell Independent School District of Roswell, New Mexico that sealed proposals for the furnishing of the following services will be received by Veronica Salazar in the Business Office, 300 N. Kentucky, Suite 203, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, until June 15, 2011 @ 2:00 pm RFP # 11-28 Military Heights Elementary School Design Services RFP # 11-29 Valley View Elementary School Design Services RFP # 11-30 Berrendo Elementary School Design Services RFP # 11-31 El Capitan Elementary School Design Services

Specifications and instructions for proposals may be obtained from the above office. The Board of Education reserves the right to reject all proposals and to waive technicalities and irregularities. /s/ Mackenzie Hunt Mackenzie Hunt, President Board of Education

005. South

406 S. Lea Sat. & Sun. 8-5 Antiques, indoor/outdoor furniture, picture frames, collectibles, dishes & glassware, books by Lewis Lamour small hand tools & yard tools & Avon bottles over 35 yrs. old

006. Southwest

1015 S. Kentucky Ave. Sat. & Sun. 7:30am-12:30pm Antique bdrm sets, end tables, antiques misc. items. 1403 SUNSET Pl. Fri & Sat 7am-??. Furniture, clothing, household items

905 W. Deming Sat. & Sun. 7-5 Household items, furniture.

008. Northwest

MOVING SALE 2 families: 1734 N. Delaware Ave., Sat-Sun 8am-7pm. Tools, furniture, air compressor, mowers, weed eaters, lawn tools, clothes, pot-pans, riding mower, all kinds of home decor.

ANNOUNCEMENTS 015. Personals Special Notice WANT TO LEARN about JESUS?

Come worship with us SATURDAY 10:45am 9:30am SS

Seventh Day Adventist Church 2915 South Union Ave (S. Union and Jaffa), Roswell, NM

VISIT US ONLINE: WWW.RDRNEWS.COM College Instructor or College Asst Prof of Allied Health (2011002511) College Instructor or College Asst Prof of Public Health (2011001890)

Title V, Regular 12 month Non Tenure-Track, NMSU Carlsbad. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or related field. Position contingent upon continued funding. Review of applications will begin on June 6, 2011. For details please visit employment at NMSU Carlsbad, 1500 University Drive, Carlsbad, NM 88220, (575) 234-9212. NMSU is an EEO/AA Employer.

3 LINES OR LESS . . . ONLY $ 68 9 NO REFUNDS • Published 6 Consecutive Days

• Ads posted online at no extra cost

(includes tax)




Roswell Daily Record

015. Personals Special Notice

Dennis the Menace

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 623-6608 FOOD ADDICTS Anonymous 12 step fellowship offering freedom from eating disorders. Meeting on Thursdays at 7pm, 313 W. Country Club Rd. #5. For more information call 575-9108178 ADOPTION=LOVE. A secure, happy, loving home awaits your baby. Expenses paid. Susana & Francisco 1-866-664-1213

025. Lost and Found

REWARD! LOST Dog! German Shepard, Rot mix , blue collar, two tags. Around Cahoon Park. Please call 575-403-7567. BIG REWARD missing Bull Terrier “Spud Mackenzie” Tan & white female Call 575-420-472 or 624-0197 FOUND 5/16/11, youngish medium dog around Country Club/Grand Ave, call to describe. 575-9737926 “SKY” A 3yr old Siberian Husky. Lost evening of 5/18/11 about 25 miles outside of Roswell. Wearing blue collar w/tags & a black shock collar. 505-463-0616 FOUND IPOD at Cielo Grande. Call and describe 624-6720.


030. Education & Instructions

MEDICAL MANAGEMENT Careers start here-Get connected online. Attend college on your own time. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 800-481-9409


045. Employment Opportunities 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

045. Employment Opportunities

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 Deadline to submit required application package is May 31, 2011. EOE

CITY OF ROSWELL Firefighter Recruit

The City of Roswell, NM announces the annual processing of applications for persons interested in becoming a Firefighter Recruit. Applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be notified of dates for physical ability and written tests. Eligibility list will be established. Salary for non-EMT Certified Firefighter Recruit is $28,362.69 per year and for EMT Certified Firefighter Recruit is $29,801.83 per year with excellent benefits. Also, a certified EMT-I (Intermediate) will receive monthly incentive pay of $100.00 and a certified EMT-P (Paramedic) will receive monthly incentive pay of $250.00. Required application and supplemental package is available from the City of Roswell, Human Resources Office, 425 N. Richardson, P.O. Drawer 1838, Roswell, NM 88202-1838, (575) 624-6700, ext. 268 or on-line at Deadline to submit required application package is May 31, 2011. EOE

Call Center Representative

This position is responsible for performing duties related to servicing and maintaining all deposit and bank account relationships. Job functions include responding to balance inquires, basic account maintenance, complaint management, and direct deposit confirmations.

Ideal candidate must possess a high school diploma/GED and two or more years experience working in call center environment. Must be able to provide excellent customer service at all times via telephone and email.

Interested candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment credit, background and reference check. This position is located in Roswell, NM. Submit employment application to: First American Bank Attn: HR Department PO Box AA Artesia, NM 88210

Applications may also be submitted in person to 111 E. 5th St Roswell NM 88210. Member FDIC Equal Opportunity Employer

SEND TO: Roswell Daily Record, Classified Department, P.O. Box 1897, Roswell, N.M. 88202 WE ACCEPT: 

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WORD AD DEADLINE To Place or Cancel an Ad

COMMERCIAL ACCOUNT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .NOON SATURDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FRIDAY, 2:00 PM SUNDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FRIDAY, 2:00 PM TUESDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MONDAY, 2:00 PM WEDNESDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TUESDAY, 2:00 PM THURSDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM FRIDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .THURSDAY, 2:00 PM POLICY FOR CLASSIFIED ADTAKING

Personal Advertising totaling less than $20 will not be billed on an open account, unless the advertiser already has a history of good credit with us. Visa, Master Card & Discover are accepted as prepayment. There will be no refunds or credit on prepaid cancellations. All individuals who are not in our retail trade zone must prepay their advertising. All new commercial accounts must have a standard application for credit on file. If we do not have an approved credit application on file, the advertising must be charged on a credit card until credit is approved. CORRECTING AN ERROR — You are responsible for checking your ad the first day it appears in the paper. In the event of an error, call the Classified Department immediately for correction. THE ROSWELL DAILY RECORD WILL ONLY ALLOW ONE ADDITIONAL DAY FOR INCORRECT INSERTIONS.


NOON - Two Days Prior To Publication. OPEN RATE $10.18 PCI NATIONAL RATE $11.26 PCI. _________________________________________ Contract Rates Available _________________________________________


11:00 AM Two Days Prior To Publication. _________________________________________ CONFIDENTIAL REPLY BOXES Replies Mailed $6.00 - Picked Up $3.50

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045. Employment Opportunities

DOMINO'S PIZZA is now hiring drivers. Earn up to $13 per hour. Apply online today at PULLING UNIT Operator, and CDL Driver. Please apply at the local unemployment office or at 1007 W. Main St., Artesia, NM. Dexter Consolidated Schools NOTICE OF VACANCY

Position Available: Elementary School Principal for the 2011-2012 school year. Must meet New Mexico licensure requirements. Applications are available in the Human Department, Resources P.O. Box 159, Dexter, NM 88230 or on our website For further information or inquiries contact Patricia Parsons, Superintendent, 1-575-734-5420 ext 310 or by email at Application deadline: Until The Dexter filled. School Consolidated is an equal District opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status or disability in compliance with federal and state laws. SUMMER WORK Great Pay Immediate FT/PT openings Customer Sales/Svc, no exp. nec, conditions apply. All ages 17+, 575-627-0447 CHANGE A LIFE Be a Comfort Keeper We are hiring experienced caregivers to work days or weekends. 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

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 1-877-2977300 or 575-748-8808 between 8am & 4pm, Monday-Friday. MJG CORPORATION is currently accepting applications for a Maintenance technician. Applicant must have a general knowledge of repairing restaurant equipment such as fryers, toasters, microwaves and meat slicers and basic building repairs. Some travel may be involved. Must have own tools and equipment. Send resume or employment history to 204 W 4th. St. Roswell, NM 88201 or call 575-6228711. ARBY'S AND Dairy Queen of New Mexico and Texas is currently accepting applications for HVAC Technician and must be able to work on restaurant equipment. We offer: Top Salary and Benefits. Send resume or employment history to 204 W. 4th St. Roswell, New Mexico 88201 or fax to 575-6233075. IMMEDIATE OPENING for CDL & non-CDL drivers, call Connie 626-9155 or Ken 626-0505. DRIVER

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

800-879-7826 Dedicated to Diversity. EOE

Roswell Daily Record 045. Employment Opportunities

INTERIM HEALTHCARE is hiring a PRN/RN with home health care experience in the Roswell area. .

Apply online or call Twila to schedule an interview. (877) 389-1300 2200 North Main St., Suite 3, Hilltop Plaza Clovis, NM 88101-3569 Interim HEALTH CARE EOE www. interimhealthcare. com SCHLUMBERGER is currently hiring for Class A CDL drivers & diesel mechanics for permanent positions. Must have good background & driving record & posses ability to pass drug & functional capacity testing. Competitive wages. Please contact SOS Staffing and email resume & current phone number to dept251@ Call 575-625-1136 or come into office at 315 W. 2nd St. to schedule interview. L&F DISTRIBUTORS Class A CDL Drivers For Roswell, NM Area L&F Distributors. seeks an Class A CDL Driver for their Roswell, New Mexico facility. Qualified applicant must have good driving record. Current commercial license Previous preferable. delivering experience product a plus. Good communication and customer service skills. Interested applicants apply at:: L&F Distributors 2200 North Atkinson Roswell, NM 88201 575-622-0380 An Equal Opportunity Employer

HUMAN RESOURCES Manager Counseling Associates, Inc. is seeking responsible qualified indivudual to fill full time position as a HR Manager. Qualifications: High School diploma, good computer knowledge including, excellent telephone and people skills and 3 years office experience. Bi-lingual, English/Spanish a plus. This position will be 40 hours per week. An EOE. Salary DOE. Send resume to: Counseling Associates, Inc C/O Brenda Delgado PO Box 1978 Roswell, NM 88202 ROSWELL LUMBER Do-it Center is now accepting application for part-time Sales personnel. Applicant must be mature. Bi-lingual a plus. Computer skills required. Knowledge of lumber and areas of home improvement helpful. Must be able to work a varied daytime schedule including Saturdays. Roswell Lumber is proud to reserve Sunday’s for family activities and to offer you a drug free workplace. Apply in person and contact LouAnn at 200 S. Main, Tuesday-Friday between 8:00-10:00am and 2:00-4:00pm to fill out an application. AVON, Buy or Sell. Pay down your bills. Start your own business for $10. Call Sandy 317-5079 ISR. FULL CHARGE bookkeeper; minimum 10 years experience required. 25-30 hours per week, additional hours may be required. Send resume with references to First Baptist Church, PO Box 1996, Roswell, NM 88202. NATURAL GAS TECHNICIAN Cummins Rocky Mountain, exclusive distributor of Cummins/Onan products for the Rocky Mountain area is looking for a remote Natural Gas Technician in the Hobbs area reporting into our El Paso,TX branch. Please apply online at www.cumminsrocky EEO/AA/M/F/D/V

045. Employment Opportunities

Come be part of the Elite Team! Elite Gymnastics Academy now accepting applications for coaching positions. Experience preferred or athletic background, train in-house. Apply in person at 1315 N. Virginia. 575-622-1511 BRANCH MANAGER

Bank of the Southwest is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the fulltime position of Branch Manager at our Roswell North branch. Primary duties to include but not limited to: customer service, understanding and promoting bank products and services.

Requirements: Must have a good attitude and basic computer skills. Must be detail oriented with excellent time management and people skills. Previous banking and supervisory experience preferred. Bank offers excellent work environment, salary and benefits. Background screen required. Apply in person with John, at Bank of the Southwest, 226 N Main, Roswell, NM 88201, by May 23, 2011. EOE/AA IMMEDIATE OPENING for refrigeration technician. Ability to weld or electrical experience a plus. Please send resume to PO Box 236, Dexter, NM 88230. Call 575-734-6666 with any questions. NEED NEW Mexico License, Electrical Journeyman and Apprentice/Helpers for Artesia area. Fax resume to 505-899-3600 Sliverado Enterprises, Inc. 505-8993500 WANTED COUNTER Clerk. Apply in person at 512 S. Main St., Roswell. Pecos Valley Regional Education Cooperative 8 (PVREC) is seeking to fill the following positions:

• Early Childhood Coordinator, this is a full time (year round) position providing Coordination and Administrative services for the Family, Infant Toddler Program. This program is family-centered services for children birth to 3 years old with developmental delays/disabilities and their families. Requirements include a Masters Degree in Special Education, or a related field. Experience in Early Intervention and bilingual would be a plus.

• Physical Therapy Assistant, this is a full time (August through May) position and would be working with PVREC member school districts. Requirements include a NM Physical Therapy Assistant License and a NM Public Education Physical Therapy Assistant License. • Developmental Specialist II, this is a part time position (3 days per week, year round) providing family centered services for children birth to 3 years old with developmental delays/ disabilities and their families. Requirements include a DS II License. Bilingual would be a plus. Resumes will be accepted until positions are filled.

If interested please contact or send resume to: Pecos Valley REC#8 Attn: Janet Grice P.O. Box 155 Artesia, NM 88211 (505) 748-6100 phone (505) 748-6161 fax

The Pecos Valley REC 8 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex religion, age, martial status, disability, handicap or veteran status in employment or the provision of services in accordance with the federal and state laws.

045. Employment Opportunities

DRIVERS (Vac Truck) needed in Artesia. CDL, with Tanker Endorsement, and good driving record required. Experience preferred. Competitive salary and benefits. Standard Energy Services. Call Brad at 575-631-5927; 11376 Lovington Hwy, Artesia, NM. EEO employer. THE ROSWELL JOB CORPS CENTER is currently taking applications for the following positions:

Safety Officer/Driver: Responsible for performing alarm and patrol duties in assigned areas to protect life and property. High School Diploma or GED; two years related experience. Must be able to obtain and maintain a commercial driver's license (CDL) with passenger endorsement. The position pays $10.50 per hour. Career Preparation Counselor: Serve as liaison between the student, center and training partners for the development of employability skills. Bachelor's degree in related field, one or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Starting salary is $30,000. View Job Description and Apply online at: Applications will only be accepted online Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F, D/V

SELF-STORAGE FACILITY seeking fulltime Employee. Must be responsible for renting units and computer Literate and people friendly. Hours will vary Monday thru Friday. Saturdays are mandatory from 9-5:30 p.m. If interested please send resume to: PO Box 1897 Unit 246, Roswell, NM 88202 LOAN ADMINISTRATION Other Assets

Bank of the Southwest is accepting applications for Loan Administration Other Assets. Primary duties include the ability to supervise the maintaining and reporting on banks charge offs, repossessions, OREO, bankruptcies, credit life insurance and any forced placed insurance.

Requirements: Must be detailed oriented with excellent time management and supervisory skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines. Must have a great attitude and outstanding computer skills. Knowledge of the court system and banking regulations is a must. Bank offers excellent work environment, salary and benefits. Apply in person with Pam by June 2, 2011. Bank of the Southwest, 226 N. Main St., Roswell, NM 88201. EEO/AA MAINTENANCE TECH needed for small apartment community. Must have experience with cleaning, painting, plumbing, electrical, appliance repair and minor repairs. Knowledge or certification of HVAC is preferable. Must supply own tools. This is a full time position. Submit resume to PO Box 1897 Unit #268 Roswell, NM 88202. FOREMEN TO lead utility field crews. Outdoor physical work, many positions, paid training, $17/hr. plus weekly performance bonuses after promotion, living allowance when traveling, company truck and benefits. Must have strong leadership skills, good driving history, and able to travel in New Mexico and nearby States. Email resume to or apply online at EOE M/F/D/V


045. Employment Opportunities

045. Employment Opportunities

MADDY-TAY’S PRESCHOOL is now taking job applications. All applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma, a 45 hour certificate and be at least 18 years of age. Please apply at either of our two locations 102 S. Utah or 1200 W. Alameda.

BABY-SITTER FULL time summer only needed for 3 small children, no smokers. Call 420-3679

MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT Casa Maria Health Care Center, one of Roswell's leading skilled nursing facilities, is seeking a Maintenance Assistant to perform upkeep and maintenance of the facility. Requires general maintenance experience in a healthcare environment as well as demonstrated knowledge of various mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. HVAC certification a plus.

SWAMP COOLER service & repair professional & affordable. Free estimates. Frank 624-5370, 637-2211

We offer a competitive pay rate and comprehensive benefits. Please contact or send resume to: Casa Maria Health Care Center Attn. Allen Anderson

Ph: 575-623-6008 EOE, Drug free/Smoke Free Workplace DEPUTY ASSESSOR

Chaves County is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Assessor in the County Assessors office. This is an entry level position ($10.63 - $11.98/hr DOQ. Minimum qualifications: HS diploma or GED, three years clerical experience. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, data entry of business and personal property reports as well as assuring accuracy of Notices of Valuation. Applicant must be able to use a ten-key calculator by touch, operate personal computer proficiently, understand basic computer programs, be detailed oriented and work with maximum accuracy. Knowledge of legal descriptions, title work, real estate terminology and bilingual helpful. Chaves County is a drug free employer. All applicants for this position will be required to pass a background check and be subject to a post offer, pre-employment drug test. Required applications 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 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, June 3, 2011. EOE. VALLEY CHRISTIAN Academy is currently accepting applications for elementary and secondary teaching positions. Applications are available at 2803 W. 4th Street. Call 627-1500 for more information. Application deadline is June 1st. NEW MEXICO Machinery, LLC is a large Farm, Ranch, and Dairy Equipment Sales, Parts and Service Dealership, servicing New Mexico, and West Texas. We offer excellent pay and complete benefits including health insurance, retirement, uniforms, paid holidays and paid vacation. We are accepting resumes for the following positions: • Parts Counter Sales Experience required Salary DOE • Parts Outside Sales Experience preferred Salary DOE Please submit resumes to: New Mexico Machinery, LLC ATTN: Anissa Segura PO Box 1698 Roswell, NM 88202 Or fax to: (575) 6228093 ATTN: Anissa Segura


075. Air Conditioning

100. Babysitting NANNY/AUPAIR -Needed for 3 kids. Car provided. Must have valid license/good record. $580/wk. References. Please respond by e-mail to : or call 209-565-8033

NEED A Nanny? 24 yr old female looking for summer work. Available May 23rd. Kid person. Texas Tech graduate, Occupational Therapy assistant student. Call 626-5663.

105. Childcare

NEED CHILD care? Find the widest range of available childcare for your children and their needs. 1800-691-9067 or www.newmexic You may also call us; Family Resource & Referral 622-9000 and we can help you navigate the system.

125. Carpet Cleaning

R.B. Carpet Cleaning. Home and Commercial. Free Estimates. Cell 9100685 or 910-1300

140. Cleaning

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252 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. SUNSHINE WINDOW Service. We do Windows Brite. Free estimates. Commercial and residential. 575-626-5458 or 575-626-5153. HOUSE CLEANER, reliable, honest, 22 yrs. exp. 623-8563 I DO House Cleaning. Have references. 6230316 House cleaning-fast & reliable, reasonable rates, ref. avail. 575-444-6497

185. Electrical

BIG HORN Electric Professional work, affordable price. 575-3178345 NM Lic#367662.

200. Fencing

Fence Restoration, new installs, fast quote, lic#367947. BBB Member. 575-840-8395 M.G. HORIZONS free estimates for installation. Chainlink, wood, metal & block. 575-623-1991

225. General Construction

FOR ALL your construction or renovation needs call 317-3366 licensed contractor with over 20 yrs exp.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

225. General Construction

Can’t Get to those Renovation projects? Need help? Here I Am! No job too big/small. 25 yrs. exp. Qualified in framing, trim carpentry, painting, sheet rock, drywall, doors, & windows. FREE est. call Jerry Martin at 910-6898 or 622-8682 Leave Message. 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

235. Hauling

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

260. Ironing & Washing NEED PROFESSIONAL quality laundry/ironing done? Call 575-626-2966

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Better Lawn Care Mowing, Weed Eating and Edging. Prices Starting at $15.00. Call for Free Estimates. Jeremy 575637-6761. CALL BOB lawn mowing, trash hauling, clean-up, reasonable prices. 575420-2670 Gonzales Enterprises We specialize in sprinklers, landscaping, sod, reseeding, fencing, flagstone paving stones, trees, odd jobs. Just ask, we may do it. 575-3178053 Yard work, clean-ups, lawns. Handyman svc. Mon-Thur. after 4pm David 637-9580, Danny 626-0755 WE WORK Cut Lawns Lots - Trees - Haul & rototilling. Will 317-7402 FIRE SEASON - Tractor mowing, lawn care, handyman jobs. Honest, reliable & dependable. Call Paul 575-208-2864. AFFORDABLE LAWN service. Commercial & residential. For free estimates call Junior 3174737. ORTEGA’S LAWN Mowing, rototilling, pressure washing, striping, fencing, landscaping, sprinkler repairs, reseeding, etc! Call James 575-444-8555, Free Estimates CHAVEZ SPRINKLER CO. COMPLETE LANDSCAPING AND SPRINKLER SYSTEM & REPAIRS, ROCK WORK, TREES, SHRUBS, TRACTOR & DUMP TRUCK WORK. FREE ESTIMATES. CALL HECTOR 420-3167 WILL MOW lawn at price you choose. Also do odd jobs, sprinkler maintenance. 347-5648 or 626-0518 “Keep It Clean” Lawn Service & Hauling anything. 623-1578 or 910-2033 WEEKEND WARRIOR Lawn Service mowing, property cleanup, residential rain gutter cleaning, and much more 575-626-6121 LAWN CLEANING & basic cleanup. 910-1300 or 9100685


270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Greenscapes Sprinkler Systems Lawn mowing, field mowing, gravel, sodhydro seed, pruning, tilling, For dependable & reliable service call 622-2633 or 910-0150. Decorative Concrete Landscape Borders. A decorative concrete 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, & can be stamped w/a variety of designs. Call Landscape Borders by Larry at 575420-6765 for a free estimate. LAWNS MOWED and trimmed. Experienced, estimates free. 623-4295 LAWN SERVICE & much more work at low price. 914-0803 or 914-1375

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 1800-866-2253 or for more information. A low interest loan program of DVR State of New Mexico. HOME REPAIR, lawn maintenance, painting, etc. Call 444-6497 or 208-9857. HARDWORKER SEEKING supplemental income. After 5 & on weekends. Housesit, mow lawn, run errands, clean house, laundry, etc. References & police report provided. 624-0357

305. Computers PROFESSIONAL COMPUTER services at affordable prices. Call (575)317-9930.

310. Painting/ Decorating

Quality Painting! Interior, Exterior at prices you can afford. Mike 910-7012 TIME TO PAINT? Quality interior and exterior painting at affordable prices. Call 637-9108.

312. Patio Covers


350. Roofing Need A Roof?

Call R & R Construction 18 years in Roswell. 622-0072 RWC SHINGLE Roofings. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397

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)910-8397

HI-TECH CONSTRUCTION Complete stucco work, free estimates, professional service at a handyman price. 575-652-9682 HI-TECH CONSTRUCTION All types of remodeling, free estimates. Professional service at a handyman price. 575-652-9682

405. TractorWork

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

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

Allen’s Tree Srvc. The oldest tree service in Roswell. Million $ ins. 6261835

AFFORDABLE, EXPERIENCED, qualify, senior discounts, tree service, free estimate. 575317-4317

435. Welding

RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insurance.

Hector (575) 910-8397

WELDING SERVICES: Fabrication & repair. Call 575-420-4403 or 575910-3856.


485. Business Opportunities

M.G. HORIZONS Patio covers, concrete, decks & awnings Lic. 623-1991.

TIRED OF living paycheck to paycheck? Call me to show you how to build residual income. Leave your contact info. 623-0459

Plumber Needs Work. Steve’s Plumbing & Heating. 28 yrs exp. 6229326

490. Homes For Sale

330. Plumbing 345. Remodeling

BERRONES CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling, painting, ceramic tile, sheds, additions, fencing. Licensed, Bonded. Ray: 625-9924 / 626-4153.


TOWNHOUSE, 1400 sqft, 2br, 2ba, laundry room/study, new roof, cedar fence, stucco, porch, tile & carpet. Refinished kitchen & bath cabinets & new paint throughout, washer & dryer. Large corner lot. Call 575-491-4235

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

Must be certified with at least 2 years hands-on experience. For busy clinic offices. Standard Monday –Friday office hours.

Fulltime exempt position. Looking for a high-level, detailed, action oriented thinker who acts with a sense of urgency. Must have accounting experience at a managerial level. Bachelor degree is mandatory. Hospital experience is a plus.

DIRECTOR - OR/SURGERY RN BSN required. Must have 5+ years hands-on managerial experience in an OR/Surgical setting. DIRECTOR - MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

Bachelors Degree in Logistics or Distribution preferred. 5+ years hands-on managerial level experience in a Hospital setting required.

RN – Med/Surg and SCU

Multiple positions. Full-time. Must have current RN license. Experience is required.

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST Part time - weekends. Must have current certification and experi(MT or MLT) ence.


Well-rounded, experienced RNs needed for PRN shifts. Must have current license and hands-on experience.

For immediate consideration, email resume to

D6 Sunday, May 22, 2011 490. Homes For Sale

3Br 2Ba, $100k; 4br 1ba, $60k; 624-1331 for appt, MTh 8am-4pm FSBO 3BR, 2BA, living room, dining room, & laundry room, brand new stainless steel appliances, including side by side refrigerator, new faux wood blinds, entire bank of south facing windows for winter sun in living area, cathedral ceilings, tile floor w/new carpet in bedroom, new interior & closet doors, carport w/locked storage, landscaped w/sprinklers & fenced yard, 1 block to Roswell High School, $95k. Call 575-653-4654. 809 Trailing Heart 3br, 2 ba. 2 car garage. $145,600 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. 1204 DeBremond Dr., 3br, 2ba, 2 car garage, $181,500. Joyce Ansley 910-3732. Century 21 Home Planning 622-0021 NEW 3BR, 2 bath ranch located 17 miles north of Artesia and 20 miles south of Roswell, just off Hway 285. Features farmers porch, fireplace, 2x6 walls, 9 foot recessed ceilings, plant shelves, tile floors, custom wood cabinets, stove, dishwasher and built in book case. Situated on 5 acre tract. $149,900. Will consider owner financing. (575) 637-2309. NEW 3BR, 2ba for rent or sale. Rent to own w/small down payment. 623-8240 2BR, 1BA large fenced yard, new roof, large patio cover, new paint. 402 E. 23rd 623-5058

495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

5 ACRES, $25K as is, septic system, 3809 Zinnia, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 BUENA VIDA 1 5 + ac., $42,000; 7.5 + ac., $47,000. Ready for your dream home. Well & electricity. Wise Choice RE, 575-625-6935 & 575317-1605. Call Ruth, Owner/Broker. Will finance. 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 888-676-6979. 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.

505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property

PRIME NORTH Main St. property for sale. Professional office ready, 2800 sf, lots of parking, $375,000. If interested send letter to PO Box 1897 Unit 264, Roswell, NM 88202. Restaurant bldg, $275K cash/trade for Ruidoso prprty, M-Th 8-4 624-1331 COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL manufacturing facility and warehouse. South Roswell, for sale or rent. Tom 575-626-5348

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

WE BUY used mobile homes. Single & double wides. 575-622-0035 D01090. SELLING SINGLE wide mobile home, 2br, 2ba. For info call 575-840-7677 or 575-626-2720. 2008 CLAYTON–18X80 2 bdrm, office, 2 full ba, all appliances. Total elec, 50+ only park or can be moved. Space rent $200. 624-1833 ADULT PARK 2br, 2 car port, 2ba, very clean, 200 E. 22nd #1 owner will finance, $39,500. 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. 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

520. Lots for Sale

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished

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.

TWO LOVELY TOWNHOMES - completely set up for FLETC. Call Sherlea Taylor, 420-1978 or 624-2219 for details on 712 N. Sycamore and 2716 N. Pennsylvania, Unit 47.

HAGERMAN LOTS for sale. York Avenue, Posey subdivision, 1 block from Hagerman schools, $5000. 420-1352

NOW AVAILABLE 2/2/1 FLETC ready all electric, alarm system, newer duplex with all amenities. landscaped, fenced backyard, quiet, near shopping + schools. No Hud. Call Eliot. 575-5780617

FIVE ACRE tracts of land situated 17 mile north of Artesia and 20 miles south of Roswell just off Hway 285. Water and electricity provided. $23,900. Owner financing with $2000 down. (575) 637-2309

Two Side by side in prime area of South Park Cemetery. $2100 Firm. Call 501-915-0182


535. Apartments Furnished

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

540. Apartments Unfurnished

VALLE ENCANTADA YOUR BEST $ RENTAL LARGE 1,2,3 VALUE! FREE BEDROOMS. UTILITIES. unfurnished, laundry room, playground, pool, ample parking. 2001 South Sunset. 623-3722. Town Plaza Apartments Utilities paid - Gas and Water. 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 1&2Bd, wtr pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8-4 624-1331

VERY SMALL 1 bedroom w/large fenced in yard. $325 mo., $200 dep. 6259208

All Bills Paid 1 br $500 2 br $600, 3 br $700 mo., ref air, new carpet, new paint/tile. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944

1700 N. Pontiac Dr., Corner of Montana/17th St., 2 BR apt for rent $650, Utilities are included. (626) 864-3461 PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHAN TED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. VERY NICE 2 br 1 bath duplex 1 car garage No Hud/pets or smoking. $700 mo. 626-0229 1 BDRM, $295/mo, $200/dep. Gas & Water paid, 511 W. Mountainview # 4. Call 317-4307

Comfortable, spacious, clean, 2br 1ba $600, water, gas paid, 1114 S. Kentucky, 910-0851, 626-2401 1 BEDROOM apartment, all utilities paid, $600 mo., newly remodeled. 575-6529682

1 BR, 1 ba, Studio apt., S. Ohio area, $550/month - All bills paid. 575-652-9682

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

1BR, 1BA, refrigerator, w/d hookup, water pd, $400 dep, $400 mo, no pets, close to downtown, great for single or couple. 6263040 2/1, $600 mo., $350 dep., wtr pd, no HUD or pets, 302 W. Mescalero. 9101300

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished

FLETC Homes for rent. Long & short term rentals. 5 minutes from FLETC. Brand new & beautiful! Visit our website: or Call 420-0519 or 910-7670 FLETC 2BR, 1ba, newly remodeled, north location. 622-2564 or 626-6110

FLETC RENTAL very clean 2bd 2 bath fully furnished home. Surrounded by pecan orchard & alfalfa fields 50 yds to fishing covered parking use of personal gym half way between Roswell & Artesia single-non smoking no pets. 626-2142 RUIDOSO CONDO in mnts $125 per nt, 2 pers max, 2 nt min, 624-1331 M-TH

FULLY FURNISHED executive 3 bdrm house North of NMMI golf course near hospital, great school district; cable, high speed internet, plasma big screen, fenced yard, all bills paid for rent Available Now! Call 420-3030

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 1415 W. Tilden, 2br, stove, ref., $500 mo, plus dep, no pets or HUD, must have references. You pay bills. Call 625-0512. 2&3 Bd, 1&2 Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8-4 624-1331 2501, 03, 05 S. Lea, 3br 2ba, new construction, no smokers/pets, $1000 plus $500 dep. 575-317-4050 1910 HEIGHTS Dr., 3br, 1 3/4ba w/garage, stove, refrig. No HUD/pets/ smokers. $900 mo, $700 dep. Avail. July 1. 505-504-4276 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!

Executive 3br 2ba 2800 ft. dual AC, fenced, $1400m $1400dep. 627-9942 806 S. Richardson, 2br, ref air, w/d hookups, no pets, $500/mo, $500/dep, 9145402 502 W. Albuquerque, 2br, ref air, w/d hookups, no pets, $450/mo, $450/dep, 914-5402 TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 2 BR, 1 ba. lrg storage partially disability equipped. RIAC area $500 mo. Call 208-9292 for application. 2/2/1 Newer duplex w/alarm system, all electric, fenced backyard. Open concept living. No Hud. 578-0617 3BR 1 ba. 1 car garage partially disability equipped. RIAC area. Call 208-4114 1 BDRM house- 1 person only. $500/mo, $300/dep, bills paid, no pets, no smoking inside. 623-7565 GOOD LOCATION large 3 bedrooms 2 bath w/d hook ups, appliances, storage, fenced, ref. air. No pets or HUD $700 mo $500 dep. 914-0531 NEW 3BR, 2ba for rent or sale. Rent to own w/small down payment. 623-8240 2BR Duplex, new carpet. 809 N. Montana. 1ba with washer/dryer hookups, single car garage w/opener. No Pets, No Smoking, No Section 8. One year lease $625 + DD. Call 505-2991122 or 505-350-0973. BEAUTIFUL 3/2/2, NE Roswell, fenced backyard, covered back patio, professionally landscaped, $1200 mo, ref required. 317-6124 CSD PROPERTY Mngmt RE/MAX of Roswell 575-637-3716 575-6227191 808 W Deming 2/1, Stove, W/D Fridge, Includes Water $550 Dep $575 Mo 2810 Orchard 2/2/1, furnished, Stove, Fridge, AC $900 Dep $1150 500 Swinging Spear 3/2/1, AC, W/D, Stove Fridge,DW, Fenced Yard $900 Dep $1100 Mo 1725 W Walnut 3/1, new carpet, A/C, W/D, Fenced Yard $800 Dep $800 Mo 1015 Plaza Del Sol 3/2, Fridge, Stove, DW, Townhome, AC, Carport $850 Dep $900 Mo 2111 S Pennsylania 3/2/2, Fridge, Stove, DW, AC, Fenced Yard $1000 Dep $1250 Mo

1711 N. Pontiac, 2br, 1ba, ref. air, newly remodeled fenced yard, near hospital, $775/$250 dep. 910-6162

GODDARD HIGH district. 3br 1 3/4ba, fireplace, den, new carpet & paint, 2 car garage, one year lease, $1000 + DD. 3105 Futura. 505-350-0973 3 BR 1.5 bath no Hud/pets $875 mo. $600 dep. 4205930. 1106 W. Walnut, duplex, covered parking, 1br, kitchen, livingroom, w/d hookup, fenced yard, water pd. $300/$200dep. 6224124 or 840-2260


550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

For Rent or sale. Remodeled 3 br 1 ba. large fenced back yard 3 blks from Monterey Elm. school $300 dep. $700 mo. 6259004 2bd, 1ba $425mo 300 dep ref. no pets, w/d hook ups 317-3222

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 6228711. STOREFRONT 500 sqft utilities pd. 2102 S. Main $550m $550dep. 627-9942 PROFESSIONAL OFFICES. 104 E. Linda Vista,1,600 SF. 7 rooms ,$1,050 per month and 207 N. Union Suite F, 863 SF,5 room office, $550.00. E-Z access and good parking . 420-2100 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. FOR RENT 2000 sqft office and warehouse space, 115 E. Albuquerque St, $650 mo. plus utilities. Call 6240013 or 626-4685.


605. Miscellaneous for Sale

CRIB $60, futon w/mattress $50, hightop table w/4 chairs $60, oversized love seat & couch $650. 9141938 MOVING SALE!!! 910-3247 COUCH & 2 pillows, match chair & extender, Executive desk, leather chair, misc. chairs, upholstered bench, washer - dryer. Many other items. 578-1084 3500-6500 CFM down draft evaporative coolers 35006500 price range $150$350 626-7488 Lift chair, power wheelchair, hospital bed, commode chair. 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 for details. CLASSIC VICTORIAN style sofa & 2 matching settees, like new. $950. Call 623-8742 1/4 TON Electronic hoist $150. Call 622-0674

BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE and primitive pine furniture. Too much for our home. Pine harvest table, glass front kitchen cabinet, and 2-door kitchen cabinet. European buffet, European glass front cabinet, ornate base round table. Priced for quick sale. 575-218-4959. SCHWINN AIRDYNE AD4 bike excellent condition. $325. 575-623-5605 NEW BABY car seat $30.00, baby bedding & decor, baby swing $25.00, bottle & wipey warmer, & some baby clothes & shoes. 626-3609 if interested. SW Design whitewash finish dining room table w/tile inlay, 4 matching chairs. $250 575-626-8259 ENT. CENTER 9 adjustable shelves 6’x6’x21in. deep light oak. Light brown pillow couch w/matching loveseat very good cond. $300 ea. obo. 910-3517 GOOD CONDITION, Kenmore frostfree refrigerator $225, Whirlpool washer/dryer match set $250, new GE profile washer $250. 914-9933 MODERN RENAISSANCE 6 pc bedroom set king size 2 yrs old excellent cond. $3000. 3 pc living room sectional dark blue 2 yrs old excellent cond. $950, antique Spanish loveseat bench pine great cond. $150, 5 pc dining outdoor set w/umbrella glass top $200. Call 575-613-3397

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

U.S. & FOREIGN coins and currency, buy, sell or trade, gold and silver coins. 6227239, 2513 W. 2nd INSTANT CASH for gold and siver jewelry. In Roswell 578-0805

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

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 WE BUY Scrap batteries $4.00 back, 311 S. Virginia. 622-4160 WANTED TO buy Grandpa’s tackle box, pre 1950s, lures, reels, rods, photographs. Highest retail cash paid by collector. 575354-0365 MOVABLE STEEL container or storage unit. Call Julie at 505-220-0617 or Brad at 505-239-5747

635. Good things to Eat

RANCH RAISED, natural Angus Beef. No hormones or anti-biotics. Will sell by half or quarter. 575-3557788

691. Restaurant Equipment REFRIGERATED SANDWICH prep table, $800. 626-7488

6X10 REFRIGERATED walk-in cooler, self contained, $1500. 6267488

700. Building Materials

STEEL BUILDINGS Factory Discounted 27x39 Reg $13,800 Now $9600; 39x60 Reg $26,300 Now $18,800 Source: 1CC 866-6094321

720. Livestock & Supplies

GIANT SADDLE & TACK AUCTION TUE MAY 24th 7:30 PM CHAVES CTY SHERIFF’S POSE BLDG 1403 E. POE/ROSWELL Huge discounts on quality name brand saddles & tack! Saddles by Billy Cook, Circle T & more! Work and show Gear, Cowhides, decorative items and much more! *Bring your used saddles for trade-in credit. 10% buyers prem Auctioneer: Tommie McDonald TX#8247 Call Bobby (817)235-1757 or Doggie (575)626-4435

745. Pets for Sale

PUPPY LOVE Grooming Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also - 575-420-6655 TINY MICRO Yorkie-Poo puppies $800, registered, 1 older boy pup $400, 3083017 or text for pics. 5MO Shih Tzu, b/w boy, reg., $300. 308-3017 or 910-4663 text for pics MINI DASCHUND pups, reg. $350, 308-3017 or 910-4663 text for pics T-CUP & toy chihuahuas, $300 & up, reg. 308-3017 or 910-4663 text for pics YORKIE PUPPIES, reg., $500-$800. 308-3017 or 910-4663 text for pics SMALL CHORKIE pup (half cihuhua half yorkie), 1F, 4M, reg. $250, 3083017 or 910-4663 text for pics POODLE PUPPIES, 11wks, 1st shots, $250. 627-7567 or 575-637-1110. PEKINGESE PUPPIES for sale. 7wks old, born 3/24/11, females $350, males $300. Call 6238714. FREE CATS! Older cats, some spayed, neutered, shy now but will be friendly, all need good homes. 6264708. DARLING LITTLE Weenie dogs. 2m. Looks like paint horses. Papllion pups, 2F, 1-M $350 637-9738 GREAT WHITE Pyrenese pups, $200 each here in Roswell. Cell phone 360-581-2306 FREE BOTTLE raised kittens to very nice homes. For an appointment call 575-626-7170. BRITTANY SPANIAL puppies born May 1st, orange & white and liver & white. Taking deposits for June 5th delivery. Males $250, Females $350. Jess Rankin 622-6600 3 WHITE kittens, blue eyes, just had 1st shots, $20 each. 625-9572

Roswell Daily Record RECREATIONAL

760. Hunting & Camping Equipment 20FT LDDER stand, tree clombing stand,, safety belt, 2 wheel game carrier $150. 840-8962

770. Boats and Accessories

15FT. FIBERGLASS runabout 75HP. Very nice, lake ready, see at 1001 N. Kentucky.

775. Motorcycles & Scooters HONDA CR-500, 1986, good cond. $1,200 OBO. 622-1127x11.

‘05 HD ultra, red! Loaded! Under 14k mi - ‘05 Honda GL1800 Trike Beautiful silver! Only 13,440 miles! Extras - 575-420-8707 1994 BMW K1100 LT Cruiser, black w/bags 16,800 actual miles $4800 clean 575-317-4716 2000 650cc V-Star Yamaha $2500 obo. Can see @ 906 Davidson Dr 840-6510

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

790. Autos for Sale

2002 SUNDOWNER 2 Horse Trailer VAL Series, fully enclosed, 40” stalls, straight load, 2 AED3 escape doors, 2 windows in horse area, 2 windows in nose, padded aluminum body dividers, floor mats in horse area, $9,750 OBO. Contact Cheri at 575-622117 Ext. 11.

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

1964 DODGE Dart, 2 door hardtop, 225 cu in “Slant 6” includes complete 318 cu in engine, (you install), glass all good, body work is done, but does need paint. Interior started but needs finished. Sounds great, runs even better. Mechanically sounds come with extra parts. Reduced for “Quick Sell”. Call Manuel at 575-624-0994 after 5pm or leave message.

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

2006 FORD F250, excellent cond., ext. cab, $10,500, 626-7488. ‘95 CHEVY Z71 4x4, xcab, V8 Silverado shortbed, new tires, paint, 100k miles, $6495. 622-3796 or 6267912 2010 CHEV 2500 HD 4x4, 2006 Dodge 4 door big horn 4 door 4x4, 1999 Chev Blazer 4x4 4 door. 575-420-1873 1994 CHEVY pickup, V6 engine, $2000. 626-1446 2007 JEEP 4dr, hard top Rubicon, 12,000 miles, 9000lb new warn winch, custom cover, stored inside. See at 3402 W. 8th.

796. SUVS

2005 WHITE Ford 500 sedan 83k mi new tires leather sunroof CD-6 7800 Call 575-317-5311 1966 FORD Mustang Great Shape 575-420-8650 or 575-624-2065 leave mesg.

MAIN TRAILER Sales Inc. Your dealer of choice. Sales, parts, service, consignments, purchases, propane, dump station. 2900 West Second. 6221751, 1-800-929 0046

‘90 CADILLAC Eldorado, silver paint & leather, beautiful car, $3500. 6th & Main

2008 IMMACULATE Hummer H3-leather; sunroof; 40k mi. Call 4208222

1989 FORD Mustang one owner, needs paint $1500 good second car 623-6340

2007 GOLD Pontiac Aztek, SUV, Awd, power windows & locks, clean, runs great 76,100 miles. Call 575-6262966

‘91 HONDA Accord, 4dr, auto, runs & drives great, 30mpg, cold ac, body & paint very nice, $2700 obo. 317-4373

‘97 FORD Explorer 4x4, very nice, runs good, 189k miles, does need a little TLC, but is still nice vehicle, $2300. 317-4373


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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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Real Estate

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


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