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A statewide mission that asks New Mexicans— through its programs and its catchy name—to “toss no more,” will soon make its way to Roswell, where it will inspire locals to plant, clean and recycle. ... Roswell’s version of the statewide environmental program will feature community events and culminate on Oct. 13 .... - PAGE C1


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Anyone can claim to be able to do something, but stepping up and being able to deliver is an entirely different thing. During Roswell’s first game on Saturday at the Lady Rockets Tournament, the Coyotes found themselves down 1-0 when coach Samantha Ward turned to her players and asked who can score. Freshman Lrissa Cobos piped up that she could and delivered with three goals in a 4-3 Coyote win over Santa Teresa. ... The score remained 1-0 until the 37th minute when Cobos scored Roswell’s ... - PAGE B1

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Sage receives a final salute from the Patriot Guard Riders as handler and companion Diane Whetsel holds tight to her remains during a memorial service and celebration of the beloved K-9 service dog.

Ohanas have Fun in the Sun at Spring River Zoo CHAUNTE’L POWELL RECORD STAFF WRITER

Just about everyone in Roswell knows that Ohana means “family,” thanks in large part to the Sweet Leilani’s Kipuka Hula, and Saturday people had the opportunity see the fun activities Roswell has to offer their Ohanas. Ohana Fun in the Sun took place at the Spring River Park & Zoo and Marla Higginbotham, the new director of the Sweet Leilani’s Kipuka Hula said this year was all about fun activities for families. “We decided this year to showcase what makes fun in Roswell for families,” she said. “So we asked all different kinds of community members to perform so that the audience could find out what’s happening in Roswell and what

they might like to do.” The fun day featured martial art demonstrations, Roswell Folklorico, Flamenco dancers, singers, a Jazzercise routine and more. Performers ranged in age from children to 96-year-old square dancer Joseph Hammond. He said he has been square dancing since 1970, and enjoyed the event and the opportunity to perform. “It’s a wonderful thing I think, and I’m glad to see such a good attendance,” he said. “I was happy to perform. We have a good group and a lot of experienced square dancers.” This was his first time performing at the event, and when asked if he’ll be back next year, he chuckled and responded, “Maybe so, we’ll

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The Enchanted Squares dance during the Ohana Fun in the Sun event held at Spring River Zoo, Saturday.

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Attendees gather for the groundbreaking of the new veterans cemetery, Saturday.

Many have been called to serve the United States over the years and quite soon those brave individuals who sacrificed their lives answering the call will have a place to be buried and honored in Roswell. Veterans from all over the Southwest gathered with their families Saturday morning across the street from the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, for the groundbreaking ceremony of the veterans cemetery.

Vietnam veteran Bert Eldridge has spent the better part of two years attending meetings, drawing up plans and doing everything in his power to make sure the veterans of Roswell will have a place to be buried when their time comes. With the help of the City Council, Home Depot and other community members, he was finally able to see the fruits of his labor begin to blossom. The ceremony itself featured heartfelt speeches from many of the individuals who have worked alongside Eldridge from the very beginning of the process.

Mayor Del Jurney told the crowd the immense amount of pride he felt in being a leader of a city undertaking such a task and what it means for Roswell.

“They give their lives, and they give their limbs, and they give their all so that we can do this today. So that we can have flags flying and we can be proud. And for us to be able to say thank you to those men and women by saying, ‘We want you home. When your life goes on, we want you here.’ That’s a very good See VETERANS, Page A3

Naturalist speaks of living landscapes at library event Armstrong, 1st man on moon, dies CINCINNATI (AP) — Neil Armstrong was a soft-spoken engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made “one giant leap for mankind” with a small step onto the moon. The modest man, who had people on Earth entranced and awed from almost a quarter -million miles away, but credited others for the feat, died Saturday. He was 82.


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The Roswell community gathered Saturday to remember the life of K-9 Sage, a border collie who for more than a decade served her country during many of its greatest times of need and had affected lives throughout the world. Sage, who provided search and rescue in Iraq, at the Pentagon after 9/11, and on the Gulf Coast for hurricanes Katrina and Rita, received a veterans escort from the Patriot Guard Riders, New Mexico State Police, and the Roswell police and fire departments. The cavalcade went from Country Club Animal Hospital to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, where more than 200 residents paid their respects at the memorial service. Sage’s handler and lifelong companion Diane Whetsel said Saturday’s turnout was a reminder of


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Naturalist William Dunmire discusses the six ecoregions of New Mexico during a slide presentation at the Roswell Public Library, Saturday.

Naturalist, writer and photographer William W. Dunmire provided a slide show discussion of New Mexico’s natural diversity at the Roswell Public Library, Saturday, sharing work from his latest book New Mexico’s Living Landscapes: A Roadside View. His presentation, an official New Mexico Centennial event, took audiences through all four corners of New Mexico and everywhere in between, from grasslands and woodlands to mountains and deserts. Dunmire discussed the characteristic traits of the six ecoregions that exist See DUNMIRE, Page A3

Armstrong died following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures, his family said in a statement. Armstrong had had a bypass operation this month, according to NASA. His family didn’t say where he died; he had lived in suburban Cincinnati.

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Neil Armstrong, from the moon, July 20, 1969.

Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969, capping the most daring of the 20th century’s scientific expeditions. His first words after becoming the first person to set foot on the surface are etched in history books and the memoSee ARMSTRONG, Page A3

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Barr talk will open Bitter Court finds for Belzora Paz in fraud case against Gotsches Lake Dragonfly Festival

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National Geographic’s Dr. Brady Barr, host of the popular television show Dangerous Encounters, granted the Daily Record an exclusive interview about his life, his views on wildlife and his upcoming talk for the kick-off dinner of this year’s expanded Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge Dragonfly Festival, Sept. 7 to 9. “I will fly into Albuquerque and drive down and leave the following morning.� Barr explained that, although he could not spend a lot of time in Roswell, he felt that these talks in support of the federal parks are extremely important. “We are raising a bunch of kids that are out of touch with nature. There are more and more people, making our parks more valuable. With the increasing population pressures, it’s our parks that keep wildlife and natural areas alive. Growing up in Bloomington, Ind., I’m a living example of this. It was the state, county and local parks that I visited as a child which instilled my love of nature and sparked my career (as a biologist).� He acknowledged that the problem with people losing touch with nature began decades ago. “It has been snowballing ever since. Children now have the electronic media and electronic games so they get out even less.� Barr spoke passionately about the advantages of maintaining the park system to preserve a dwindling resource. He said Bitter Lake is a prime example of a unique environment and ecosystem that supports a wide range of the species. “These (parks) are going to be the stewards of the planet in the future. They are important for biodiversity, for genetics and for the survival of many species.� He said he was looking forward to coming to Roswell. “I hope people enjoy themselves. I’m a very approachable person, and this event is important to me. I am a teacher. I give talks all over the world about staying in touch with nature.� Barr will be bringing film and video clips. He said he will discuss his adventures working as National Geographic herpetologist and what some people

might consider his sometimes unorthodox methods of experimentation, such as the “lick test� for amphibian toxicity. Barr says the American hellbender was the worst tasting of all the species. Barr’s talk is funded by J. Kenneth & Alice Smith Family Foundation. Smith was the guiding light behind the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary on North Sycamore Avenue. His son Steve Smith has taken over the foundation. Love of nature is a family affair. “Buck Rhodes provided funds to the foundation, specifically to bring speakers into Roswell, Smith said. He noted that the gift was made in honor of his sister Allegra Hanson. Smith himself became interested in birding after his father invited him to come bird watching. He has been hooked ever since. Smith considers Bitter Lake an important resource for the city. “We are so lucky here in Roswell to have Bitter Lake. How many towns have a national wildlife refuge only seven miles out of town?� Smith often goes out to the refuge to watch the annual bird migrations. “It never becomes old because, you have ever -changing groups of birds and wildlife coming into the area.� Smith is enthusiastic about the 75th birthday celebration of Bitter Lake. “Thanks to refuge manager Floyd A. Truetken, this is going to be one of the best years ever for the Dragonfly Festival,� Smith said. Exhibitors will include Spring River and Albuquerque zoos and New Mexico Herpetology Society. Representatives of the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary will also attend, with live wolves as part of their display. Hawks-a-Lot will provide a show with their birds of prey. The number of dragonfly tours will be expanded to last the full two days. There will be a number of speakers in the Visitor Center Auditorium on both Saturday and Sunday, and a Wildlife Arts and Crafts Fair with 10 vendors will display wildlife-related items. Also planned are a photography workshop and contest, a bird banding demonstration, a wildlife treasure hunt, arts and crafts demonstrations and classes, a fishing tank, archery demonstrations and archery lessons. Information about Barr’s talk, which starts at 7 p.m., at the ENMU-R Performing Arts Center, is available online at The fundraising dinner precedes the presentation. The menu is marinated chicken breast or beef brisket with all the trimmings, salad bar, beverage and dessert, all prepared by ENMU-R chef Tony Morales. Tickets for the dinner are $18. Make reservations for the dinner before Aug. 31. Tickets for the talk will be available until they run out. The two-day festival, however, is open to all. Those who wish to take one of the tours, though, should make reservations in advance by calling 625-4011.


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The civil case of Belzora Paz v. MMJ Builders Inc. was brief. The defendants, Jonathan and Maria Gotsche, were absent from the Friday morning hearing — behavior, which 5th District Court Judge Charles C. Currier noted later, they had exhibited in the past. Currier said, “All defendants are in default, so there’s no debate about liability. All we have to consider now is the amount of the damages.� The fraud of nearly $20,000 from a 76-year-old widow began in 2010. According to the complaint filed in District Court, Paz contracted Gotsche in June to build four town homes on lots he owned. The contract specifically stated “time is of the essence,� and promised completion by December 2010. Paz’s attorney Timothy Cusack told Currier that she was unable to move into the home until March 29, 2011. She testified that she planned to live in one unit and use the others for the disabled. She told the Daily Record the delay from December to March left her homeless. Cusack outlined other stipulations listed in the contract. MMJ Construction, owned by Gotsche,

would pay for all materials and per mits. He would infor m the buyer of any “notices of wavers or liens. ...� The complaint states the date the contract was signed between Paz and Gotsche, he entered into another agreement with James Polk Bank for a Deed of T rust, placing a lien on all Paz’s properties. She was never notified. In the end, she had to pay $3,500 to the bank on the Gotsche’s and MMJ Builders’ debts to get clear title to her home. Cusak said, “In April of 2011, she found out during a search before closing that he had $94,000 in personal New Mexico state tax liens against the property, and Paz had to pay $15,000 to the government to get title.� Paz testified that she had to pay for a city of Roswell water lien of $197 placed on MMJ Builders to gain title, but the electric company didn’t hold Paz responsible for the electricity he had used during construction because it was not in her name. Cusack listed a total of $18,531.63 in additional costs to Paz for Gotsche’s debts. He then asked the court for punitive damages of 1.5 times the stated amount, along with compensation for costs in bringing the matter to trial, for filing fees and other fees, plus pre-judgment

and post-judgment interest for compensatory damages. After Paz testified, Currier asked if she had ever attempted to talk to Gotsche, and she said she made numerous calls and visits, but Gotsche never replied. “They just ignored you?â€? Currier asked. Currier ruled the defendants “had ... clearly and convincingly ‌ exhibited intentional and willful fraudulence in their behavior and in their failure to inform you ... and intent in avoiding resolution.â€? Currier agreed with Cusack’s assessment of punitive damages. Currier told Paz before she left the stand, “Good luck to you in collecting the money.â€? According to New Mexico Court Case Lookup, Gotsche was also sued for breach of contract in 2000, when he operated under the name of Roswell Home Pro, 501 N. Main St. That case was settled out of court. Paz said that the public needed to be war ned against such frauds. “Under any company they choose to start, under any name, these people (Maria and Jonathan Gotsche) cannot be trusted.â€?

Dems pick Vigil as nominee for SUPCO race ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — State Democrats have chosen Chief District Judge Barbara Vigil of Santa Fe as their party’s general election candidate for the New Mexico Supreme Court. The Democratic state central committee chose Vigil over four others who

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how many lives Sage touched in the community, and that even in death, Sage continues to serve. Valuable information from Sage’s body will be utilized by the medical departments at Michigan State University and the University of Pennsylvania to further studies regarding toxins that affect both humans and dogs, Whetsel said.

“Sage’s life of service has been all-encompassing, with her service to the country in so many places,” she said. “But this might be her biggest contribution, paying it forward even in her death.” Whetsel said Sage’s tis-


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see.” Michele Carter, owner of North Spring River Jazzercise said Ohana Fun in the Sun day gave her the chance to teach the community something new. She said many might not know that Jazzercise has been in Roswell since 1995, and her center of f North Richardson Avenue has been open since April 2011. She and some of the instructors and dancers from the center showed off their moves and Carter said she hopes the perception about Jazzercise changed thanks to their performance. “Just to demonstrate what goes into a class,

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ries of those who heard them in a live broadcast. “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” Armstrong said. (Armstrong insisted later that he had said “a” before man, but said he, too, couldn’t hear it in the version that went to the world.) In those first few moments on the moon, during the climax of a heated space race with the then-Soviet Union, Armstrong stopped in what he called “a tender moment” and left a patch to commemorate NASA astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts who had died in action. Ar mstrong and Buzz Aldrin spent nearly three hours walking on the lunar surface, collecting samples, conducting experiments and taking photographs. The moonwalk marked America’s victory in the Cold War space race that began Oct. 4, 1957, with the launch of the Soviet Union’s Sputnik 1, a 184pound satellite that sent shock waves around the world. Although he had been a Navy fighter pilot, a test pilot for NASA’s forerunner

sue information continues to be used at Colorado State University, where medical personnel are conducting translational research to fight cancer. “They call it One Cure, One Cancer, and those things they learned from dogs like Sage (is) all blending in so that doctors can learn how we can fight this disease and possibly kill it.” Sage arrived in New Mexico from the United Kingdom in 1999, and trained with Whetsel to become a K-9 disaster specialist for FEMA. Whetsel, a certified K-9 unit dog handler and a licensed EMT, taught Sage how to provide canine support in criminal matters, emergencies, disasters and military action. “(People) have no idea how many lives are saved because I think so many times Jazzercise is related to how it was in the early ’80s and late ’70s when it was founded. It’s really changed with the times, and it’s stayed relevant,” she said. “We really appreciate the opportunity to show everybody what we do and how much fun we have.”

The Girls Scouts of the Desert Southwest had a fishing booth for kids, while the Boy Scouts Conquistador Council helped the audience stay hydrated by selling bottled water. The Spring River Education Program and Roswell Humane Society had booths to educate the public about the proper care of animals. Cody Lightfoot representing Southwest Dairy Farmesrs brought the mobile dairy classand an astronaut, Ar mstrong never allowed himself to be caught up in the celebrity and glamour of the space program. Armstrong’s moonwalk capped a series of accomplishments that included piloting the X-15 rocket plane and making the first space docking during the Gemini 8 mission, which included a successful emergency splashdown. The 1969 landing met an audacious deadline that President John Kennedy had set in May 1961, shortly after Alan Shepard became the first American in space with a 15-minute suborbital flight. (Soviet cosmonaut Yuri A. Gagarin had orbited the Earth and beaten the U.S. into space the previous month.) “I believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before the decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and retur ning him safely to Earth,” Kennedy had said. “No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more important to the longrange exploration of space; and none will be so difficult or expensive to accomplish.” The end-of-decade goal was met with more than five months to spare. “Houston: Tranquility Base

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by these dogs overseas in Afghanistan and Iraq,” Whetsel said. “They’re detecting the dangers. They let us know. This has been going on for generations and generations, with our search and rescue dogs and our police dogs, who place themselves in harm’s way. “Sometimes it’s a gunshot for a police dog. Sometimes it’s sniffing toxins like Sage did. They’re jobs that have to be done, and they ask for very little in return.”

Mayor Del Jur ney attended the service and said the large turnout highlighted the pride and honor that exists in the Roswell community. “She served this nation well, from the 9/11 attack at the Pentaroom. He presented a live dairy cow on which he demonstrated the milking process. He also explained the nutritional value of milk and stressed the importance of children and adults getting their daily serving of milk. It was Lightfoot’s first time presenting at the event and he said it was a good opportunity to educate families. “People need to know that milk comes from the cows and we take good care of the cows,” he said. “They need to know that the milk is healthy when it gets to them and they need to drink it. And why they should drink it? Because it has nine essential nutrients and replenishes your body and all those good things.”

here,” Armstrong radioed after the spacecraft settled onto the moon. “The Eagle has landed.” “Roger, T ranquility,” Apollo astronaut Charles Duke radioed back from Mission Control. “We copy you on the ground. You’ve got a bunch of guys about to turn blue. We’re breathing again. Thanks a lot.” The third astronaut on the mission, Michael Collins, circled the moon in the mother ship Columbia 60 miles overhead while Armstrong and Aldrin went to the moon’s surface. In all, 12 American astronauts walked on the moon between 1969 and the last moon mission in 1972. An estimated 600 million people — a fifth of the world’s population — watched and listened to the landing, the largest audience for any single event in history. Afterward, people walked out of their homes and gazed at the moon, in awe of what they had just seen. Others peeked through telescopes in hopes of spotting the astronauts. It’s the second death in a month of one of NASA’s most visible, history-making astronauts. Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, died of pancreatic cancer on July 23 at age 61.

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gon, and the participation of finding those lost and missing individuals in service in Iraq and other places. “... It’s good that we can be here today to say good bye, and to say thank you, and to share our appreciation for the work that she did.” Patriot Guard senior ride captain Mary Ann Murphy said Sage became the mascot for the Patriot Guard Riders, who traveled from all around the southwest to attend the service. “Sage has just affected so many lives. There was just something about her,” Murphy said. ”Sage, she was everybody’s dog. And she knew it. That was her job — to be everybody’s dog.” Murphy pointed out how the Sage Foundation for


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within the Land of Enchantment, which he said are split into two deserts, two grasslands, a montane area and piñon juniper woodland. “The idea of this is to help people understand why the countryside around Roswell looks different from the countryside around Farmington or Taos or Clayton, for travelers, in-state travelers, residents and for people who come to New Mexico to learn a little bit about our wonder ful state,” he said. “I think we could say these ecoregions have very definite traits in terms of vegetation, animal life and the amount of moisture they get. That’s really what determines where we are, at the north end of the Chihuahuan Desert, and just east of here, the Great Plains Grasslands.”

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thing,” Jurney said. Lionicio Perez gave an emotional performance of a track from his CD “Welcome Home, Soldier.” He is the brother-in-law of fallen Army soldier Gabriel Galvan, a former Roswell resident who passed in June and is scheduled to be one of the first veterans buried in the new cemetery. Perez and his wife traveled from Broken Arrow, Okla., to attend the ceremony. When he addressed the crowd before singing, he spoke about Abraham Lincoln starting the tradition of honoring those who’ve defended the country’s freedom, and he and his wife and children feel it is imperative that tradition is continued. Eldridge said that while the process was tedious at times, with 25,000 veterans in the area it was well worth the effort, especially since the nearest veteran’s cemetery is in Sante Fe. “We did this so people

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Dogs Who Serve, which raises money for the medical care of service dogs, will also carry on Sage’s legacy for generations to come, having raised nearly $10,000 since February 2011.

Whetsel said Sage’s legacy also lives on in her offspring. Dubbed the Magnificent Seven by Whetsel, Sage’s litter produced a therapy dog, a service dog for a paraplegic woman in Florida and two FEMA-certified search and rescue dogs. She said that the litter produced two search and rescue dogs is particularly astonishing considering there are only a couple hundred at any given time.

Whetsel said that over the years she and Sage shared countless experiDunmire, who once served as superintendent at Carlsbad Caverns and at Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Salt Flat, Texas, said his interest in ecoregions is rooted in the fact that New Mexico owns the third-highest natural diversity in the United States, exceeded only by Texas and California. “We rank way up there in vegetation zones, but also in terms of its geology. It’s just such a wonderfully diverse state.

“People who don’t live here talk about the desert. But that’s obviously far from the case. Sierra Blanca nearby here goes up and has snow; it’s a rich forest. In the Four Corners area, you have more desertlike conditions, but also these incredible badlands-type formations. And then of course out on our eastern prairie, the wonder ful short grass prairie that is so different from other places in the U.S., and in the world, really.”

could be buried at home.” Curtis Gordon, Home Depot store manager said he respects Eldridge’s effort and the decision to donate $18,000 worth of supplies was made with no hesitation. “I just thought it was important what he was doing, and it’s always been important for Home Depot to be a part of the community. So it just felt like it was my duty to try and help them and their mission of getting it started,” Gordon said. In addition to the chain link fence, cinder block and rockwork donated for the cemetery’s entryway, Home Depot will also send 40 employees to help clean the site. Eldridge wants the community to know that the cemetery is for any and every veteran, regardless of time served. He encourages all veterans who know they


ences, both casual and intense, and will be dearly missed. “We slept in the sand in Iraq in a sleeping bag, and we slept at the Beverly Hilton in plush sheets in Beverly Hills. It’s all those things we’ve done and everything in between. “All the La Quintas and IHops and things like that, the places we’ve gone. Sage was the dog laying at my feet at night while I’m typing on the computer or watching TV and the wag of the tail when I come home. “She was not only Roswell’s dog, not only New Mexico’s dog, she was our nation’s dog. She’s become the spokes-dog for our working K-9s, and she’s right here in Roswell. We can be proud of that.”

Dunmire said the Roswell area is located at a division between two ecoregions. “The Chihuahuan Desert in its northern area is defined by how far north creosote bush grows. ... As you go to the east, you drop out of the technical Chihuahuan Desert, and get into the Great Plains Grasslands, which stretches all the way to the Midwest. “... The Chihuahuan Desert goes far into Mexico itself. It’s a huge area, a huge desert, and it’s a very diverse desert with so many different kinds of plants and animals in it. But you’re not very far from the other one!” Dunmire said his next and final book will focus on the history of livestock in New Mexico, a subject of high interest in the Roswell area. For more information about Dunmire or New Mexico’s Living Landscapes: A Roadside View, visit want to be buried in the veterans cemetery to visit one of the funeral homes in town and give them a copy of their DD-214, or military service record. Barring any dishonorable discharges, he said there are no other requirements than having that form on file. He added that all veterans’ ceremonies will be conducted with full honors by military groups. Though they have two burials planned at present, Eldridge said he’s received word that there will be more. “The funeral homes are telling me that there’s probably another hundred out there in the community,” he said. “We’re probably going to be bombarded as soon as we open.” The opening date is still to be announced, but Eldridge said it will be ready as soon as possible.

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Gov. Martinez in tall cotton with Republicans

SANTA FE — We said two weeks ago that New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez’s selection as a Republican National Convention speaker was a slam dunk for the committee. Republicans have significant problems with women and minorities so the selection of several minority women with high offices was an easy call. And now comes the news that our governor will speak immediately before the keynote address. That is a real coup. Her slot is being touted as second only to keynoter Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey Tuesday night. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will introduce presidential nominee Mitt Romney on the final night of the convention. Every one of the multitude of convention speakers has a special message to deliver. Gov. Martinez was chosen to tell the inspiring story of her life and to talk about what needs to be done to keep the promise of America for the next generation.




Other women governors chosen as speakers are South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin. Other women on the convention program are U.S. Rep. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and Ann Romney. Also speaking in a prime position will be former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who is expected to talk about the need for a strong military. Many would have liked to see her as the vicepresidential nominee but her prochoice position ruled that out. Gov. Nikki Haley, who is East Indian, is expected to talk about diversity and will appeal to the young. She is the youngest gover-

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nor in the nation at 40. She also can appeal to the military. Her husband is scheduled for deployment to Afghanistan next year. Other new governors who will share the platform are Brian Sandoval of Nevada, Luiz Fortuno of Puerto Rico and Scott Walker of Wisconsin. Like several other Hispanic elected officials, Sandoval does not speak Spanish. Gov. Martinez may sell better to Hispanics because she speaks the language well. The tea partiers will hear from Tennessee Sen. Rand Paul, former Democratic Rep. Arthur Davis of Alabama, Georgia Attorney General Sam Owens and Gov. Bobby Jindall of Arkansas. The swing state of Florida has numerous speakers. Among them are Sen. Marco Rubio, Gov. Rick Scott, Rep. Connie Mack and Attorney General Pam Bondi. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush also is on the agenda and likely to talk about the brand of education reform New Mexico currently is experiencing.

Ohio, another swing state, will be represented by Gov. John Kasich, House Speaker John Boehner and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman. Pennsylvania will be represented by former Sen. Rick Santorum, a former Mitt Romney challenger. The old timers will be represented by Sen. John McCain, the GOP’s most recent presidential candidate, and Mike Huckabee, who ran against McCain in the 2008 presidential primaries and who was expected to jump in again this year. Instead Huckabee kept his popular Fox-TV show and interviewed the top candidates. He had almost exclusive access to Rep. Todd Akin as the Missouri Senate candidate debated whether to withdraw from his race. Huckabee’s convention message is expected to be directed toward Christian conservatives. And, of course, vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan, a U.S. Representative from Minnesota, will make a major address. Ryan has been in the news more often than

presidential candidate Mitt Romney lately because of his close political ties to the much maligned Todd Akin. That may bring some extra focus on Ryan during the convention. Several prominent Republicans have been notable for not being included as a convention speaker. They include Sarah Palin, Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry and Ron Paul. The blow to Rep. Paul may have been softened by the selection of his son Rand Paul to speak. The GOP is doing something very interesting with Newt Gingrich, who also is not on the list of speakers. Gingrich instead will be immersed in something convention organizers call Gingrich University. Classes will be conducted each morning of the convention on how to sell the GOP platform. (Write to Jay Miller at 3 La Tusa, Santa Fe, NM 87505; by fax at 9840982; or by e-mail at

Obama has troops’ blood on his hands

The killing earlier this month of three Camp Pendleton Marines by an Afghan man wearing a police uniform in Helmand Province brought home a difficult and tragic truth: The Obama administration policy in Afghanistan is failing. It is failing to achieve the American and NATO alliance’s policy goals and it is failing American and alliance troops in the war zone. The administration strategy is built around a policy of phased withdrawal of international troops, training the Afghan security forces and gradually requiring them to take the lead combat role against the Taliban insurgents, allowing U.S. troops to go after al-Qaeda terrorists. The goal is to have all alliance troops out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014. But evidence is growing that the Afghan troops, although now numbering about 350,000, are simply not ready for the task. The three Pendleton Marines were shot to death, and a fourth wounded, on Aug. 10. As documented in a front-page story by U-T San Diego’s Gretel Kovach, accounts of the circumstances and details of the slayings varied, but all agreed that the gunman was dressed as an Afghan police officer. So far this year, there have been more than three dozen international troops killed by local or national Afghan security forces in 29 “insider” attacks, including two more last Friday. According to news reports, there were only 11 such attacks in all of 2011 and only five both in 2009 and 2010. Whether the killers were actual Afghan security forces or militants wearing their uniforms, this growing “green-on-blue” carnage — so named for the color of the Afghan and coalition forces’ uniforms — calls into question the effectiveness of the plan to screen and train the Afghans to take over the primary combat as Obama’s withdrawal deadline gets closer. Any parent with a son or daughter stationed in Afghanistan should be outraged. All Americans should be concerned. Yet the war, now in its second decade, seems almost a back-burner issue these days in the presidential campaign, among incumbent members of Congress and their election opponents and in the public town square. There are other reasons beside the growing “green-on-blue” attacks that suggest the alliance’s policy and strategy in Afghanistan is at best stagnant. Provinces once thought relatively secure are suddenly flaring with new combat. American forces are dying at a rate of one per day this year, a rate that is increasing and not decreasing as one might expect with the drawdown of troops. If the war in Afghanistan is important — and both Republican President George W. Bush and Democratic President Barack Obama said it is — then it should be fought to win or not at all. That means putting enough troops there to get the job done and keeping them there until it is done, or pulling them all out now. Guest Editorial U-T San Diego

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve read that certain types of exercise help prevent osteoporosis. What types are best? How do they prevent bone loss? DEAR READER: Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones and makes them more susceptible t o b r eak s. Bo n e s ar e ve r y dynamic. Inside every bone, some cells are laying down new bone and other cells are chewing up old bone. You want these bonebuilding and bone-destr oying forces to always remain about equal, and for most of our young and early adult lives they are. But as we get older, the bonedestroying forces become slightly stronger than the bone-building forces. That’s when osteoporosis begins.

Political trapping season for GOP It’s trapping season. The targets ar e Republicans, whom the Democratic-friendly media (the trappers) hunt in order to smear — especially the Romney-Ryan ticket — forcing them off message. The bait in the latest case is the issue of abortion in cases of rape. The hunter’s target was Rep. Todd Akin, a Missouri Republican, who is running for the Senate against Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill. Thirty-nine years after Roe v. Wade and subsequent Supreme Court rulings legal-



Weight-bearing exercises and strength-training exercises can help pr event osteopor osis, by b o o st i n g t h e b on e- bu ild in g forces. Weight-bearing exercises force you to support your own body weight. Examples include walking, dancing and climbing stairs. These exer cises str ess your bones enough to stimulate



izing abortion, one might think a pro-lifer like Todd Akin would be able to see he was walking into a trap when a St. Louis TV reporter asked him whether abortion should be allowed, even in cases of rape. He didn’t. Akin responded that if the

new bone growth. Strength (or resistance) training challenges muscle to strain against an opposing force. Resistance can be supplied by your body weight, free weights, elasticized bands or machines. These exercises can strengthen your bones as well as your muscles. Exercise also of fers indirect benefits that can help protect against fractures. Strength training increases muscle mass, which in turn enhances muscle control, strength, balance and coordination. Good balance and coordinat io n can m ea n t h e d if f er en c e between falling — and suffering a fracture — and staying on your feet. Generally, higher-impact activities have a greater effect on bone

rape is “legitimate” the female body “has ways to try and shut that whole thing down,” that “thing” being conception. T rap set and sprung. He should have said that while rape is a horrible crime that should be prosecuted, the number of pregnancies from that criminal act pale in comparison to the greater number of unwanted pregnancies ending in abortion. After criticism from many points on the political spectrum, including the RomneyR yan ticket, which said it

t h a n l ower - im p act exer cises. Activities such as tennis or running build bone faster than walking or low-impact aerobics. Velocity is also a factor. Jogging or fast-paced aerobics do more to strengthen bone than a leisurely stroll. S w im m in g an d b ik in g ar e excellent ways to keep fit, but they aren’t weight-bearing, so they won’t impr ove your bone mass or density. Also, only bone that bears the load of the exercise will benefit. For example, walking or running protects only bones in your lower body. A well-designed strengthtraining program can target the sites most likely to sustain fracSee DR. K, Page A5

would not seek to prevent abortion in cases of rape, Akin attempted to walk back his comments: “In reviewing my off-the-cuff remarks, it’s clear that I misspoke in this interview, and it does not reflect the deep empathy I hold for thousands of women who are raped and abused every year.” He issued an apology which he included in a hastily recorded campaign ad, but it may be too late to undo the political damage. McCaskill, up for re-elec-

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Aug. 26, 1987 • Russell J. Gail, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Gail of Artesia, has been promoted to sergeant while serving as an administration specialist at Kirtland Air Force Base. Gail studied management techniques, leadership, human relations and the responsibilities of non commissioned officers before his promotion. Gail is with the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center. He is a 1983 graduate of Artesia High School.

You choose the headset you wear in life OPINION II

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Imagine you are living your life wearing a headset that delivers information directly through the earpieces into your ears. For the most part you control what comes into your head through the headset, because you choose what it is plugged into. What you are plugged into directly influences who you are and the decisions you make. When all is said and done, you choose the influencers in your life. You give them access to you and you give weight to what they speak at you, good or bad. You ar e influenced by countless sources including others who tell you what they think, information you read in magazines, books or from your computer, and information you watch on your television screen or a movie screen. All this information is coming at you, and once you receive it you process it. Then you individually and internally can choose what action, if any, you take. You ultimately decide if you make the right decision or the wrong decision. Or sometimes you choose the best of two good decisions or the least worst of two bad decisions. But it is you who chooses. Then you live with whatever the consequences are of your decision. What you pipe through your


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headset is the information you allow to enter your head from the outside. You determine the steady flow of influence that comes in through your headset. Much of the input that influences you comes from relationships you have with others. Sometimes relationships have been ended or put on hold because one person doesn’t approve of choices being made by another. Relationships have been ended because the speaker isn’t listened to or because the recipient doesn’t want to be spoken to. Do you think there are people in this world who repeatedly make bad decisions? Do you think some of these people purposely choose to surr ound themselves with others who agree with their bad decisions and even encourage them to continue to make them? What organizations do you

tion this fall, has seized on the opportunity to use Akin’s answer much as Republicans ar e using Pr esident Obama’s “you didn’t build that” line about small businesses. The Democratic and pro-choice fundraising letters are already in the mail. According to the Washington Post, “Research published in the Journal of American Obstetrics and Gynecology suggests over 30,000 pr egnancies result from rape annually. ‘Rape-related pregnancy occurs with significant frequency,’ the trio of researchers from the University of South Carolina concluded. ‘It is a cause of many unwanted pregnancies.’ A separate 2001 study — which used a sample of 405 rape victims between ages 12 and 45 — found that 6.4 percent became pregnant.” The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization Survey found there is an average of 207,754 rape victims (age 12 or older) each year. If Akin wanted to comment on abortion, which numerous polls indicate is a low priority for most voters in this election, when asked what he thought about abortion in cases of rape, he should have made the pro-choice side explain how they can defend more than 50 million abortions in the U.S. since 1973. He should have said that there are thousands of women’s health centers available to assist women and their unborn children in a variety of

associate with? What causes are you involved in? When you gather with other individuals for a common purpose, you typically assume the cor e view of the group. Why would a person who repeatedly makes bad decisions allow an influencer to be involved in his or her life that truly encourages good decisions? Maybe because he is smart. Maybe the bad decision maker knows he is doing wrong or that the good decision influencer is looking out for his best interest. Taking a good influencer out of your life does nothing but move you further down a bad decision path. If your life was determined not by you, but by a board of directors who sit around a table and who, after discussion, make every significant decision in your life, who would you want on your board of directors? This is a revealing question. Which five people in your life would you seat at the table? Are these five people individuals who truly love you and care for you? Or are they individuals who are using you for a greater gain for themselves? Are these five people ones who make good decisions in their day to day lives or are you choosing a board who sees the world your

ways. Abortion is not the only option. Democrats and their friends in big media protect their own when accused of outrageous acts. Topping a long list is the late Sen. T ed Kennedy, who drove off a bridge in Chappaquiddick, Mass., leaving a woman, not his wife, to drown. In 1978, Juanita Broaddrick, a Clinton campaign worker, accused Bill Clinton, then the attorney general of Arkansas, of rape. His advice for the fat lip he gave her, according to Broaddrick, was you’d “better get some ice for that.” Clinton, Kennedy and many other Democratic (and, yes, some Republicans) engaged in outrageous behavior, but continued to serve in of fice. Akin is guilty of using the wrong words and Republicans run from him like scalded dogs. Akin considers himself an “absolutist” when it comes to life. Theologically and morally he is right, but in what scripture refers to as a “wicked and adulter ous generation,” he is unlikely to advance the pro-life cause by publicly stating this position during a volatile election season when the Senate majority is up for grabs. Akin shouldn’t have to compromise his position. But if the goal is to reduce the number of abortions, focusing on pregnancy from rape does not advance that worthy objective. (Write to Cal Thomas at: T ribune Media Services, 2225 Kenmore Ave., Suite 114, Buffalo, N.Y. 14207. Readers may also e-mail Cal Thomas at © 2012 Tribune Media Services, Inc.

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way regardless of bad decisions you might be making? Are these wise five people the five people who have the greatest influence on your life or have you excluded one or two of them from your world? I guess what I am saying is that you can get support for just about any position that you want to take in your life. If you want to justify doing drugs, surround yourself with others who do drugs. If you want to justify getting drunk on a regular basis or having extramarital relationships, find others who see the world the same way and allow them to influence you. In the aftermath of Michael Jackson’s death, I r ead an account that said that those closest to him knew he was struggling and making bad decisions, but those closest to him were afraid to say anything to him for fear that they would lose their job. I guess if you can choose those around you and pay them for their services, you can find people who will tell you only what you want to hear. It is danger ous to fill your board of directors with influencers who merely rubber stamp what you want them to say. Why have a board if all they do is agree with every decision you make, both good and bad?

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tures from osteoporosis: bones of the hip, spine and arms. We have more information on exercises to keep your bones healthy in our Special Health Report, “Strength and Power T raining.” (Lear n mor e about this report at, or call 877-649-9457 toll-free to order it.) Aim to get at least 30 minutes of weight-bearing exercise a day. It does not have to be 30 consecutive minutes. Two brisk 15-minute walks —


My challenge to you today is to assess what you have your headset plugged into. What is coming through your earpieces into your mind? If it is good stuff, don’t change a thing. If you are putting garbage into your head, you will get garbage out. If there is an influencer in your world, possibly even sitting on your personal board of directors, who is seeking to influence you to make bad decisions, why not replace that person with one who is a good influence? Don’t get rid of good influencers even if you disagree with the advice they give. Get rid of bad influencers in your world and watch how your life changes. Change your sources of influence and change your world. Ultimately you control who and what influences you. The best gauge of what your life is all about is the influencers that you choose to allow access to your life. Just a thought ... Rick Kraft is a local attorney and the executive director of the Leadership Roswell Program. To submit comments, contributions, or ideas, e-mail to or write to P.O. Box 850, Roswell, NM, 88202-0850.

from where you park your car to your workplace, for instance — can do the trick. Walking up and down the stairs multiple times a day, at work or at home, also contributes to the daily quota. If you already have osteoporosis, do weight-bearing and strength-training exercises do any good? You bet they do. But if you have osteoporosis, you need to be careful about the type of exercise you do. Check with your doctor about what’s appropriate. (Dr. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. To send questions, go to, or write: Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.)

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Keep Romney out of White House

Dear Editor: Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s colossal arrogance and political ineptitude continues to amaze me. He really thinks he can beat President Obama in spite of his past record and proposed future agenda. Take a look at his resume. On his recent trip abroad during the Olympics, he insulted and alienated almost every country he visited. He said, “Let the automobile industry go bankrupt,” and, “I am not interested in the poor; they have a safety net.” His agenda will destroy this safety net. He insulted blacks at a recent NAACP convention and was booed by the attendees. His immigration policy has completely alienated Latinos. His war on women has lost him the women’s vote. He has vowed to kill planned parenthood, the EPA, the department of education and cut the food stamp program by one half. He refuses to release more than two years’ tax returns. He pioneered outsourcing jobs to China while he was at Bain Capital. He has money stashed in Switzerland, the Cayman Islands and Bermuda to avoid taxes. He said the Paul Ryan budget plan is “marvelous.” This plan would make a voucher system out of Medicare and drastically reduce Social Security and Medicaid benefits. He is for a tax break for the ultrarich paid for by a tax increase on the middle


Today is Sunday, Aug. 26, the 239th day of 2012. There are 127 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing American women the right to vote, was certified in effect by Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby. On this date In 55 B.C., Roman forces under Julius Caesar invaded Britain, with only limited success. In 1883, the island volcano Krakatoa began cataclysmic eruptions, leading to a massive explosion the following day. In 1910, Thomas Edison demonstrated for reporters an improved version of his Kinetophone, a device for showing a movie with synchronized sound. In 1936, the Anglo-Egyptian T reaty, calling for most British troops to leave Egypt, was signed in Montreux, Switzerland (it was abrogated by Egypt in 1951). In 1958, Alaskans went to the polls to overwhelmingly vote in favor of statehood. In 1961, the original Hockey Hall of Fame was opened in Toronto. In 1964, President L yndon B. Johnson was nominated for a term of office in his own right at the Democratic national convention in Atlantic City, N.J. In 1968, the Democratic national convention opened in Chicago. In 1971, New Jersey Gov. William

class and the poor and the old. He was against the stimulus bill which pulled the country back from the brink of disaster. He advocates returning to the Bush economic policies which got us into this mess in the first place. Former President Bill Clinton said, “Romney would be Bush on steroids.” His wife condescendingly referred to the press corps as “you people.” One of his top aides said he was an Etch-a-sketch because he flip flops so easily on almost every political issue. His political beliefs and activities are completely dominated by tea party extremism. He has no political agenda except to be against everything Obama is for. He is the perfect poster boy for the 1 percent. He advocated doing nothing to help the millions who were in danger of having their homes foreclosed on. He thinks the country needs fewer teachers, policemen and firemen. He trails President Obama in almost every public opinion poll. Republicans hate the word “entitlement” when it refers to social programs which help the poor, old and weak, but they seem to feel that they are entitled to the White House and will win regardless of what they say or do. Mrs. Romney said, “It is our turn.” It is not their turn and Mitt Romney’s colossal arrogance and political ineptitude will make sure of it. Randle Easley Roswell

T. Cahill announced that the New York Giants football team had agreed to leave Yankee Stadium for a new sports complex to be built in East Rutherford. In 1972, the summer Olympics games opened in Munich, West Germany. In 1978, Cardinal Albino Luciani (al-BEE’-noh loo-CHYAH’-nee) of Venice was elected pope following the death of Paul VI. The new pontiff took the name Pope John Paul I. (However, he died just over a month later.) In 1986, in the so-called “preppie murder case,” 18-year-old Jennifer Levin was found strangled in New York’s Central Park; Robert Chambers later pleaded guilty to manslaughter and served 15 years in prison. Ten years ago: Vice President Dick Cheney, speaking at a Veterans of Foreign Wars convention in Tennessee, warned the United States could face devastating consequences from any delay in acting to remove Saddam Hussein as president of Iraq. The United Nations development and environmental summit opened in Johannesburg with a call from South African President Thabo Mbeki (TAH’-boh um-BEH’-kee) to end the divide between the rich and the poor. Five years ago: Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki (NOO’-ree ahlMAHL’-ih-kee) lashed out at American critics, saying Sen. Hillary Clinton and other Democrats who had called for his ouster should “come to their senses.” The $95 million

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Hawaii Superferry made its maiden run from Oahu to Maui, the first passenger ferry service between the islands. (However, the ferry went out of business two years later.) Warner Robins, Ga., won the Little League World Series title with a 3-2 victory over Tokyo. One year ago: More than 2 million people along the Eastern Seaboard were ordered to move to safer ground as Hurricane Irene approached the coast. A Boko Haram sect member detonated a car loaded with explosives at the United Nations headquarters in Nigeria’s capital Abuja, killing 25 people and wounding more than 100 others. Today’s Birthdays: Former Washington Post Executive Editor Benjamin C. Bradlee is 91. Actress Francine York is 76. Singer Vic Dana is 70. Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge is 67. Rhythmand-blues singer Valerie Simpson is 66. Pop singer Bob Cowsill is 63. Actor Brett Cullen is 56. NBA coach Stan Van Gundy is 53. Jazz musician Branford Marsalis is 52. Country musician Jimmy Olander (Diamond Rio) is 51. Actor Chris Burke is 47. Actress-singer Shirley Manson (Garbage) is 46. Rock musician Dan Vickrey (Counting Crowes) is 46. TV writer-actress Riley Weston is 46. Rock musician Adrian Young (No Doubt) is 43. Actress Melissa McCarthy is 42. Latin pop singer Thalia is 41. Rock singer-musician Tyler Connolly (Theory of a Deadman) is 37. Actor Macaulay Culkin is 32. Actor Chris Pine is 32.

The Chaves County Administration in Roswell, New Mexico wishes to inform all interested parties that a Community Development Block Grant hearing for the 2012 CDBG funding cycle and Close Out for the 2012 CDBG project will be held:

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El Condado de Chaves, Nuevo Mexico, desea anunciar sobre una junta publica para informar a los interesados en el proceso de solicitude del program de CDBG del año 2012 y cierre del proyecto CDBG 2012. La junta sera:

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The purpose of this public hearing will be to report on past CDBG program activities and to receive Esta junta considerará propuestas de proyectos para aplicación de 2012 fondos del Community public input on Community development needs and suggestions for future CDBG projects. Development Block grant (CDBG). El estado de Nuevo Mexico ha recibido fondos en la cantidad de $8,500,000. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program was established under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, in order to assist communities in El programma de Community Development Block Grant fue establecido en 1974 bajo el Title providing essential community facilities, providing decent housing for residents, promoting econom- I/Housing & Community Development Act para asistir 1) a comunidades y a residentes de pocos o ic development and maintaining a suitable living environment. The State of New Mexico estimates moderados recursos, 2) ayudar a eliminar barrios bajos, sucios y manchados 3) y tambien estos fonthe 2012 appropriation of $8,500,000 to be distributed statewide on a competitive basis. does se pueden usar an condiciónes de emergencia que pongan en peligro inmediato a la salud y bienestar de la gente. State and national objectives of the CDBG Program require that assistance be made available for activities that address at least one of the following: El programa esta administrado por el estado de Nuevo Mexico, Department of Finance and Administration, Local Government Division. El público esta invitado a hacer presentaciónes, peti1) An activity identified as principally benefiting persons of low and moderate income; ciónes y recomendaciónes al consejo acerca de los proyectors que se quieran aplicar para el proximo 2) Aid in the prevention and elimination of slums and blight; ciclo de CDBG fondos. El maximo total por cada aplicación es $500,000, excepto aplicaciónes en la 3) Meet other community development needs of recent origin having a particular urgency because categoria de un plan de proyecto que tienen limite fijo de $50, 000. existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health and welfare of the community where other financial resources are not available to meet such needs. Si usted o su organizacion tienen un proyecto que pueda ser elegible para coinsideración, usted esta Applications are limited to a maximum of $500,000, except for planning applications which have a invitado a hacer su presentación y petición en esta reunión pública. Para los residentes que no hablan limit of $50,000. Eligible activities and categories will be described. All interested parties are invit- ingles, y requierer un interprete, contacten a la oficina de administración, una semana antes de la ed to attend, to submit project ideas, to provide supporting data and testimony, and other pertinent reunion (575) 624-6600. information. With sufficient notice, a translator will be provided for non-English speaking residents. Please call (575) 624-6600. Those unable to attend the public hearings may send written comments Para la gente que no puede atender la reunión pública, sus comentarios se recibiran el la siguente dirección: to: CDBG Grant Program Requests Charlotte Andrade Chaves County P.O. Box 1597 Roswell, NM 88202-1597 (575) 624-6559

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Democrats use the ‘three D’s’

Dear Editor: With the most important election in American history at hand, the Democrats are still practicing the “three D’s”: divert, disinform and deny. The inconvenient truths that demonstrate the failure of the current socialist regime are: 42 months of 8 percent and higher unemployment, 23 million Americans are out of work, we have a debt of $16 trillion, there are 45 million Americans on food stamps and 46 million of us are in poverty. The practice of the “three D’s” is evident from Washington to the local level as illustrated in a letter to the editor from the Democratic Party of Chaves County. As an alternative to debating and solving the real issues, the party chairman produces a large number of “statistics.” This is diversion, “... 303 times as many people have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan than in the ghastly attacks of Sept 11, 2001.” War is not a video game. America was attacked! Is it being suggested that once the “score” was reached 2,977 (equal to that of the victims of the 911 attacks) dead Iraqis and Afghans should we have packed up and returned home? Should Adm. Chester Nimitz have halted the offensive during the Battle of Midway once the number of Japanese sailors killed and vessels sunk matched that of our heroes killed at Pearl Harbor? Oh, and forget about FDR’s declaration of war on Nazi Germany as Adolf had nothing to do with the attack on Hawaii. Moreover, Public Law 107 - 40 - Authorization for Use of Military Force (in Afghanistan) and Public Law 107 - 243 Authorization for Use of Military Force against Iraq Resolution of 2002 were bi-partisan efforts. This is the deny part of the leftist agenda who now want to distance themselves from the war on terror. It is essential to remember that defense for the common good, is a major tenant of the Constitution. Defense expenditures are not optional. In the case of civilian casualties I will provide an example the tactic of disinformation. When civilians are killed or injured the situation is referred to as a CIVCAS (civilian casualty) event. Earlier this year when I was in Afghanistan I wrote a paper on lessons learned pertaining to the efforts of NATO Forces to reduce the number of CIVCAS. As my research progressed I was amazed to discover that CIVCAS is not a self-defining term. I incorrectly understood it to be synonymous to collateral damage, an unintended victim of a fire fight, or a poorly planned UAV strike. I soon discerned that CIVCAS means the death or injury to an individual who is not in an organized military. Here is a check on learning. A Toyota truck laden with 100 kilograms of HME (home made explosives) leaves Kabul bound for Bagram at 900 hours traveling at 100 kilometer per hour and 15 members of Taliban local No. 461 are on board. Meanwhile, a Tata (Indian automotive manufacturer) bus leaving Bagram at a rate of 85 kilometer per hour containing 10 passengers, a driver and five homicide vested Al Qaida brothers departs from Bagram enroute to Kabul. At 0915 the bus swerves to avoid hitting a boy on a donkey and collides head-on with the Taliban commuters. The explosives detonate and all parties are killed. What is the CIVCAS stat? If you said 31 you are correct. Similarly, the CIVCAS count on 911 included the 19 terrorists. Sincerely, Jerry Heck Roswell

LETTERS famous words? “An appeal to arms and the God of hosts is all that is left us. But we shall not fight our battle alone. There is a just God Who presides over the destinies of nations. The battle sir, is not of the strong alone. Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death.” The following year, 1776, he wrote this, “It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religion, but on the Gospel of Jesus Christ! For that reason alone, people of other faiths have been afforded freedom of worship here.” Thomas Jefferson on the front of his well-worn Bible wrote: “I am a Christian, that is to say a disciple of the doctrines of Jesus! I have little doubt that our whole country will soon be rallied to the unity of our Creator and, I hope, to the pure doctrine of Jesus also.” George Washington in a speech Sept. 19, 1796: “It is impossible to govern the world without God and the Bible! Of all the dispositions and habits that lead to political prosperity, our religion and morality are the indispensable supporters! Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that our national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.” Consider these words from his personal prayer book: “Oh, Eternal and everlasting God, direct my thoughts, words and work. Wash away my sins in the Immaculate Blood of the Lamb and purge my heart by the Holy Spirit.” What about these words by John Adams, our second president, who also served as chairman of the American

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Bible Society: “We have no government armed with the power capable of contending with human passions, unbridled by morality and true religion. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” In 1782, the United States Congress voted this resolution: “The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.” I could quote John Jay, John Q. Adams, James Monroe and others but space will not allow me. The bottom line is our founders were believers, and they had a Christian passion in their hearts and believed that there was a loving God. I would go as far as to say it never occurred to them that the United States of America would ever be anything but a God honoring nation. I’m just saying ... Pastor Dan Parsons Beautiful and Historic Roswell

Gay pride event

Dear Editor: I was so pleased to read in the Record article about the recent gay pride event that Mayor Jurney and the city administration helped the organizers find a new venue when the first one was barred to them. It is good to know that our city will welcome all kinds of diverse groups and events. I was proud to tell friends and family in other parts of the country that a gay pride event had actually taken place in Roswell. Thank you very much, Mayor Jurney, for your excellent leadership in this regard. Betsy Cunningham Roswell

Christianity and the United States

Dear Editor, It makes me sad to see the shape our country is in. Seems paranoia and hate are the order of the day. Lack of trust in a government that has gone haywire and officials who seem to be out for themselves is weakening our stand in the world. We were once the most powerful nation in the world, now, not so much. We have blindly walked away from what our founders wanted and expected. The same Congress that created the Declaration of Independence formed the American Bible Society and voted to purchase and import 20,000 copies of Scripture for the people of this nation! Patrick Henry is still remembered for his words, “Give me liberty or give me death.” What is the context of these

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NMMI topples Air Force Prep Section

Roswell Daily Record


Joe Forchtner couldn’t have asked for a better start to his tenure as the New Mexico Military Institute Bronco football coach. It was all there — a team determined to prove itself after last year’s bowl appear-

ance, a home game and a stadium full of people. And most importantly, to top it all off, a victory. The Broncos (1-0) gave Forchtner his first career victory with a 34-24 wire-towire win over visiting Air Force Prep at Colt Field on Saturday. “It feels real good. Any win


we can get is a good win,” the first-year coach said. “I’ll take that. That’s a good team that we just beat. “I didn’t really know what to expect because we’re so young. We made some mistakes that a young team will make and we need to get See NMMI, Page B2

CENTER BOYS SOCCER NMMI 4, Portales 0 COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL NMMI 3, Seward County 0 NMMI 3, South Mountain 2 GIRLS SOCCER Goddard 5, Portales 0 St. Pius X 10, Goddard 0 Roswell 4, Santa Teresa 3 Los Lunas 1, Roswell 0 MLB American League Oakland 4, Tampa Bay 2 Texas 9, Minnesota 3 Detroit 5, Los Angeles 3 Cleveland 3, New York 1 Baltimore 8, Toronto 2 Kansas City 10, Boston 9, 12 inn. Chicago 5, Seattle 4 National League Colorado 4, Chicago 3 New York 3, Houston 1 Atlanta 7, San Francisco 3 Cincinnati 8, St. Louis 2 Pittsburgh 4, Milwaukee 0 Philadelphia 4, Washington 2 San Diego 9, Arizona 3 Los Angeles 8, Miami 2 NFL Washington 30, Indianapolis 17 Oakland 31, Detroit 20 Pittsburgh 38, Buffalo 7 New Orleans 34, Houston 27 Dallas 20, St. Louis 19 PGA The Barclays Second-round leaderboard Sergio Garcia ..............203 (-10) Nick Watney ..................205 (-8) Kevin Stadler.................206 (-7) Brandt Snedeker ...........207 (-6) Bob Estes......................207 (-6) Brian Harman ................208 (-5) Greg Chalmers..............208 (-5) Ryan Moore...................208 (-5) John Senden .................208 (-5) Phil Mickelson ...............209 (-4) William McGirt ...............209 (-4) Tim Clark .......................209 (-4) Louis Oosthuizen ..........209 (-4) Lee Westwood ..............209 (-4) Tom Gillis.......................209 (-4)

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ABOVE: NMMI’s Quinn Billerman delivers a pass in the first half of the Broncos’ game against Air Force Prep, Saturday.

LEFT: NMMI’s Jacob Jameson, with ball, returns a kickoff while Troy Gatling, right, blocks during the first half of the Broncos’ game against Air Force Prep, Saturday.

Goddard girls down Portales, fall to Sartans LAWRENCE FOSTER RECORD ASST. SPORTS EDITOR

Sometimes when a team improves from the previous season, it is hard to see in

the stats and win column. That isn’t the case for the Goddard girls soccer team. Goddard beat Portales 5-0 in the semifinals of the Lady Rockets Tournament before


PORTALES — The NMMI boys soccer team opened its season with a 4-0 win over Portales on Saturday. The Colts’ first goal came from Josh Caradajal, who hustled after a loose ball and found the back of the net after the Portales keeper misplayed the ball. NMMI’s first second-half goal came from Angel Reyes, who was the beneficiary of a Marco Rojo cross. The Colts’ other two goals came on long-range rockets from Gerry Estrella and Jorge Garza. NMMI coach John Barbour was pleased with how his team played. “I was extremely pleased with how they played,” he said. “This was the first time they played a game together. They have only practiced together for 12 days at the most and we are still learning each others names and working on communication. It is a big challenge for us, but we played really well. “They took what we practiced and applied it to the game.”

SPOTLIGHT ON SPORTS 1995 — Greg Norman sinks a 66-foot chip on the first playoff hole, to capture the World Series of Golf and become the leading money winner in PGA Tour history. Norman wins $360,000 in his third tour victory this year to raise lifetime earnings to $9.49 million and overtake Tom Kite.


Goddard’s Lara Angelica, right, battles for the ball with St. Pius X’s Dominique Rivera during their match, Saturday.

falling to St. Pius X 10-0 in the championship game on Saturday. The 2-1 start to the season was all Rocket coach Betty Elizondo could have asked for. “I am pleased with the girls. They played well and played hard this weekend,” she said. “I told them this is the first time we have won a trophy at our tournament in the last three or four years, so they have accomplished something already. We scored more goals in this tournament than we scored all last year and we won more games already than last year. “We still have a lot of strides to make and a lot of things to accomplish. I told them, ‘Don’t get your heads down and November.’ Our goal is November.” In Goddard’s first game of the day, Danielle Hubbard continued her hot streak, scoring three goals. Camille Martinez and Mariah Sandoval each scored a goal for the Rockets against Portales. Against the Sartans, the state runners-up in 2011, the Rockets hung tough in the early going. Both teams made early runs

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Goddard’s Miranda Saavedra clears a ball during the first half of the Rockets’ match with St. Pius X, Saturday.

at goal, but it was St. Pius X that struck first with a goal by Gabrielle Campbell in the 11th minute. The Sartans added two more goals in the ensuing five minutes, but Goddard never

gave up and contested everything defensively. At the half, St. Pius X led 6-0 and, in the 70th minute, a goal by the Sartans’ Lourdes

Roswell Lady Coyotes beat Santa Teresa, fall to Los Lunas LAWRENCE FOSTER RECORD ASST. SPORTS EDITOR

Anyone can claim to be able to do something, but stepping up and being able to deliver is an entirely different thing. During Roswell’s first game on Saturday at the Lady Rockets Tournament, the Coyotes found themselves down 1-0 when coach Samantha Ward turned to her players and asked who can score. Freshman Lrissa Cobos piped up that she could and delivered with three goals in a 4-3 Coyote win over Santa Teresa. “We were down 1-0 and I turned to the girls and I said, ‘Who can score?’” Ward said. “(Lrissa) said ‘Me’ and I said, ‘OK, keep your word.’ She went in and did exactly what she said. Once she scored that one, it put a smile on her face and just kept going. She is a freshman, so she stepped up big time today.”

The Warriors took a 1-0 lead early when Leeza Renteria snuck the ball into the backside of the goal. The score remained 1-0 until the 37th minute when Cobos scored Roswell’s first goal of the season. Following a turnover, Roswell booted a through ball that Cobos was able to run down. With the Warrior keeper charging at her, Cobos was able to get a shot off and it was true, knotting the game at 1. Roswell took the lead for good in the 47th minute with a goal that both inspired the Coyotes and demoralized the Warriors.

See RHS, Page B2

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RIGHT: Roswell’s Alyssa Cox (4) fights for possession of the ball as two Santa Teresa defenders close in during their match, Saturday.

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B2 Sunday, August 26, 2012 RHS

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After a penalty, Roswell had a free kick from 25yards. Earlier in the match from roughly the same distance, the Coyotesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Darian Rivera nearly scored on a free kick. The second time proved to be the charm as she lofted a shot toward the opposite post that softly fell into the back of the net, giving Roswell a 2-1 lead. Ward said that Riveraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s goal was huge. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was a huge goal. After a game like last night, you need something like that to get the girls going,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They are exhausted, their legs are dead. Their emotions arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t down from last night, but they were a little bit down because they wanted to win. But I think it was a game changer for us.â&#x20AC;? Cobos scored two goals in the ensuing seven minutes to give the Coyotes a 4-1 lead. Those goals proved vital as Santa Teresa was able to regroup and get to within one after goals by Daniela Barraza and Renteria, but Roswellâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s defense held tough to preserve the win. Ward said that she was proud of the way both sides of the ball played against

the Warriors. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is always good when you have a defender go down hurt like Alicia Romero and be able to have someone step in for her,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Jessica LaStella pushed in the middle and did a good job and then we put Darian on the outside. So it is very nice to have the offense do well and at the same time do defense well.â&#x20AC;?

Los Lunas 1, Roswell 0 Roswell closed out the Lady Rockets Tournament with a loss to Los Lunas. Ward said that Roswellâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s youth was evident during the tournament. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think, overall, the only thing I can say is that we are young,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sometimes that plays to our advantage, but this weekend, I think it played to our disadvantage. Mentally, we arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t as tough as we can be and we have a few things to work on.â&#x20AC;? Ward said it will take work to get where the team needs to be. â&#x20AC;&#x153;A lot of (what we need to work on) is formations,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Places on the field and what to do with the ball when we receive it. All together we have a lot to work on. It will come together eventually, but it will just take a while.â&#x20AC;?

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Roswellâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lrissa Cobos fires a shot that turns out to be the Coyotesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; first goal of the season during the first half of the Coyotesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; game against Santa Teresa on Saturday at the Lady Rocket Tournament.



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those fixed if we want to achieve our goals, but we got a win and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m proud of the guys.â&#x20AC;? Forchtner also got his first postgame celebratory shower after the victory when the team doused him in ice-cold water after the final seconds ticked off. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s cold. That will stop your heart for a couple beats,â&#x20AC;? he said with a smile. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m warm now, though, and I feel great.â&#x20AC;? He got that shower after a win fueled by an offense that outgained its opponent by 124 yards and controlled the clock for nearly the equivalent of three full quarters. NMMIâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s modified pistol offense ran the ball 48 times on the night and produced five rushers who all had at least 25 yards. Leslie Young was at the top of that list with 59 yards on 14 tries, followed by quarterback Benjamin Langford with 51 yards to go along with three touchdowns. Langford was one of three guys who saw time as the signal caller along with freshmen Quinn Billerman and Jacob Jameson. That rotation kept the Huskies off balance throughout the night and, contrary to popular belief, seemed to work to NMMIâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s favor. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We had three guys who we thought were pretty equal. They all have totally different strengths and they are all totally different quarterbacks,â&#x20AC;? Forchtner said about the trio. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They all kind of bring something different to the table. â&#x20AC;&#x153;At times, I thought all three were successful. And all three made some mistakes. But, I thought it worked well for us.â&#x20AC;? Billerman and Langford combined to go 16 of 27 for 165 yards and a touchdown. Jameson played several different positions on the night and racked up a fairly impressive stat line â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 37 yards rushing, 44 yards receiving, 65 punt return yards, 44 kick return yards and a touchdown (a 51-yard punt return in the fourth quarter). The most impressive performance of the night came from freshman wide receiver Enyinnaya Nnadozie, though. The Houston, Texas, native hauled in four passes â&#x20AC;&#x201D; three of which came by either the diving or leaping variety â&#x20AC;&#x201D; for 60 yards and a TD. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just something Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m

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NMMIâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Devon Paye, right, drags defenders on a run during the first half of the Broncosâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; game against Air Force Prep, Saturday. going to do,â&#x20AC;? Nnadozie said about the three electrifying grabs that elicited oohs and aahs from both teamsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; fan bases. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is my first college game and youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got to make big plays if youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to win.â&#x20AC;? The first of those catches came with less than a minute left in the first quarter and gave NMMI a 14-0 lead. Air Force Prep returned the ensuing kickoff for a TD and drew to within four on a field goal late in the first half. The Huskies would get within four once more â&#x20AC;&#x201D; at 21-17 in the third â&#x20AC;&#x201D; but could never take the lead away from the Broncos. Langford scored on a 1yard keeper with 1:57 left in the third to make it 27-17 and Jamesonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s punt return TD pushed the lead to 34-17 a little more than three minutes into the fourth. AFP (01) added a TD in the latter stages of the fourth, but never seriously threatened again.

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Romo shines in short time, Cowboys beat Rams 20-19 Roswell Daily Record

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo didn’t need much time or his top three pass-catchers to show he’s ready for the regular season. Playing only a quarter in what was supposed to be his most extensive action of the preseason, Romo threw for 198 yards with two long touchdowns to Dwayne Harris, who got behind defenders and went through them to score in the Dallas Cowboys’ 20-19 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Saturday night. “Tony is an outstanding player and he’s done it with a lot of different kinds of guys,” coach Jason Garrett said. “It’s nice to see him play well and play in a good rhythm with the younger guys.” Even with a preseason game left to play, Dallas (2-1) is already starting to turn its attention to the regular -season opener Sept. 5 at the defending Super Bowl champion Giants. Romo isn’t expecting to play at home against Miami on Wednesday night, a week before that game in New York. “I do know I’ve been preparing for New York for a while,” Romo said. “We’ll just get back to studying on them and take it from there.” The Cowboys are confident receivers Miles Austin (hamstring) and Dez Bryant


American League At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L New York . . . . . . . . . .73 53 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . .70 57 Baltimore . . . . . . . . . .69 57 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .60 67 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .56 70 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .70 55 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .68 58 Kansas City . . . . . . . .56 69 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .55 71 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .51 75 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . .75 51 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . .69 57 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .66 61 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . .61 66

Friday’s Games L.A. Angels 2, Detroit 1 N.Y. Yankees 3, Cleveland 1 Baltimore 6, Toronto 4 Boston 4, Kansas City 3 Oakland 5, Tampa Bay 4 Texas 8, Minnesota 0 Chicago White Sox 9, Seattle 8 Saturday’s Games Oakland 4, Tampa Bay 2 Texas 9, Minnesota 3 Detroit 5, L.A. Angels 3 Cleveland 3, N.Y. Yankees 1 Baltimore 8, Toronto 2

Pct GB .579 — .551 3 1⁄2 .548 4 .472 13 1⁄2 .444 17

Pct GB .560 — .540 2 1⁄2 .448 14 .437 15 1⁄2 1 .405 19 ⁄2 Pct GB .595 — .548 6 .520 9 1⁄2 .480 14 1⁄2


TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Sunday, Aug. 26 AUTO RACING 2 p.m. NBCSN — IRL, IndyCar, Grand Prix of Sonoma, at Sonoma, Calif. 9 p.m. SPEED — FIA World Rally, at St. Wendel, Germany (same-day tape) CYCLING Noon NBCSN — U.S. Pro Challenge, final stage, at Denver 2 p.m. NBC — U.S. Pro Challenge, final stage, at Denver GOLF 6 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Johnnie Walker Championship, final round, at Perthshire, Scotland 10 a.m. TGC — PGA Tour, The Barclays, final round, at Farmingdale, N.Y. Noon CBS — PGA Tour, The Barclays, final round, at Farmingdale, N.Y. TGC — LPGA, Canadian Women’s Open, final round, at Coquitlam, British Columbia 5 p.m. TGC — Champions Tour, Boeing Classic, final round, at Snoqualmie, Wash. (same-day tape) LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL 9 a.m. ESPN — World Series, third place game, teams TBD, at South Williamsport, Pa. 1 p.m. ABC — World Series, championship game, teams TBD, at South Williamsport, Pa. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 11 a.m. TBS — L.A. Angels at Detroit 12:10 p.m. WGN — Colorado at Chicago Cubs 6 p.m. ESPN — Atlanta at San Francisco MAJOR LEAGUE LACROSSE 1 p.m. ESPN2 — Playoffs, championship match, teams TBD, at Boston MOTORSPORTS 6 a.m. SPEED — MotoGP World Champi-

(right knee tendinitis) will be ready to play against the Giants. Seven-time Pro Bowl tight end Jason Witten, who sustained a lacerated spleen in the preseason opener nearly two weeks ago, is uncertain. Their absence wasn’t an issue against the Rams (1-2), who lost 34-7 at Cowboys Stadium last October and have been inconsistent this preseason under new coach Jeff Fisher. Romo completed 9-of-13 passes while playing three series, pushing the Cowboys (No. 15 in the AP Pro32) to a 17-3 lead. Harris finished with three catches for 118 yards and Kevin Ogletree, going into his fourth season, caught five passes for 75 yards. “Injuries provide opportunity. With Dez and Miles being out, those guys have gotten more of an opportunity than they would have otherwise,” Garrett said. “I think they’ve taken advantage of it.” Kyle Orton was 9 of 12 for 99 yards playing both series in the second quarter. Harris, a sixth-round pick last year now in the mix to be the No. 3 receiver after Austin and Bryant, got behind the Rams’ secondary for a 61-yard TD that put Dallas up 10-0 less than 9 minutes into the game. On the next Cowboys possession, after

Kansas City 10, Boston 9, 12 innings Chicago White Sox 5, Seattle 4 Sunday’s Games L.A. Angels (E.Santana 7-10) at Detroit (Scherzer 13-6), 11:05 a.m. N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 7-5) at Cleveland (Jimenez 9-12), 11:05 a.m. Kansas City (W.Smith 4-5) at Boston (Doubront 10-6), 11:35 a.m. Toronto (H.Alvarez 7-11) at Baltimore (Tillman 6-2), 11:35 a.m. Seattle (Millwood 4-10) at Chicago White Sox (Floyd 9-9), 12:10 p.m. Minnesota (De Vries 2-5) at Texas (Feldman 6-9), 1:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Kansas City at Boston, 11:35 a.m. Chicago White Sox at Baltimore, 5:05 p.m. Oakland at Cleveland, 5:05 p.m. Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 5:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Texas, 6:05 p.m. Seattle at Minnesota, 6:10 p.m.

National League At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Washington . . . . . . . .77 49 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .72 55 Philadelphia . . . . . . . .60 67 New York . . . . . . . . . .58 69 Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .57 71 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . .77 51 St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . .69 57 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . .68 58 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .58 67 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .48 77 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .40 87

Pct GB .611 — .567 5 1/2 .472 17 1/2 .457 19 1/2 .445 21

Pct GB .602 — .548 7 .540 8 .464 17 1/2 .384 27 1/2 .315 36 1/2

onship, Czech Grand Prix, at Brno, Czech Republic 1 p.m. SPEED — MotoGP Moto2, Czech Grand Prix, at Brno, Czech Republic (same-day tape) 2 p.m. SPEED — FIM World Superbike, at Moscow (same-day tape) NFL FOOTBALL 2 p.m. FOX — Preseason, San Francisco at Denver 6 p.m. NBC — Preseason, Carolina at N.Y. Jets PREP FOOTBALL 10 a.m. ESPN2 — Alcoa (Tenn.) at Maryville (Tenn.) 1 p.m. ESPN — University School (Fla.) vs. Trotwood-Madison (Ohio), at Kings Mills, Ohio SAILING 12:30 p.m. NBC — America’s Cup World Series, at San Francisco SOCCER 5 p.m. NBCSN — MLS, Dallas at Los Angeles 7 p.m. ESPN2 — MLS, New York at Kansas City 12:55 a.m. ESPN2 — FIFA, Under-20 Women’s World Cup, pool play, United States vs. Germany, at Miyagi, Japan SOFTBALL 5 p.m. ESPN2 — Women’s Pro League, playoffs, championship series, game 3, teams TBD (if necessary) Monday, Aug. 27 CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 5:30 p.m. NBCSN — Edmonton at Toronto MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. ESPN — Tampa Bay at Texas TENNIS 11 a.m. ESPN2 — U.S. Open, first round, at New York 5 p.m. ESPN2 — U.S. Open, first round, at New York


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Greg Zuerlein kicked the first of two field goals longer than 50 yards for St. Louis (No. 28, AP Pro32), Harris caught a pass coming across the middle of the field. When Harris got close to the left sideline, where it looked like he might go out of bounds or get tackled, he instead split defensive backs. Craig Dahl and Janoris Jenkins ran into each other instead of the receiver near the 15, and Harris sprinted up the sideline to finish a 38-yard score. “Jenks lost his footing on the first ball down the sideline. We had a communication problem on the long TD pass. Those things I’m not concerned about because they’re correctable,” Fisher said. “We gave up way too much through the air.” DeMarco Murray, who set a Cowboys’ single-game record with 253 yards rushing against the Rams in his first start last season, had five carries for 26 yards and caught four passes for 16 yards. On the Cowboys’ opening 13-play drive, Murray converted third-and-10 when Romo scrambled out of trouble and dumped the pass to the running back, who made a quick move around two defenders. But Dallas had to settle for Dan Bailey’s 38-yard field goal after Ogletree let a ball go through his hands on a third-and-6 play.


West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W San Francisco . . . . . .71 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .69 Arizona . . . . . . . . . . .64 San Diego . . . . . . . . .58 Colorado . . . . . . . . . .51

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Friday’s Games Chicago Cubs 5, Colorado 3 Milwaukee 6, Pittsburgh 5 Philadelphia 4, Washington 2 Houston 3, N.Y. Mets 1 St. Louis 8, Cincinnati 5 San Diego 5, Arizona 0 L.A. Dodgers 11, Miami 4 San Francisco 5, Atlanta 3 Saturday’s Games Colorado 4, Chicago Cubs 3 N.Y. Mets 3, Houston 1 Atlanta 7, San Francisco 3 Cincinnati 8, St. Louis 2 Pittsburgh 4, Milwaukee 0 Philadelphia 4, Washington 2 San Diego 9, Arizona 3 L.A. Dodgers 8, Miami 2 Sunday’s Games Houston (Harrell 10-9) at N.Y. Mets (Hefner 2-5), 11:10 a.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 12-10) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 10-8), 11:10 a.m. Milwaukee (M.Rogers 1-1) at Pittsburgh (Bedard 7-13), 11:35 a.m. Washington (Zimmermann 9-7) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 2-7), 11:35 a.m. Colorado (Chacin 1-3) at Chicago Cubs (Volstad 0-9), 12:20 p.m. Miami (Buehrle 11-11) at L.A. Dodgers (Harang 9-7), 2:10 p.m. San Diego (Volquez 8-9) at Arizona (J.Saunders 6-10), 2:10 p.m. Atlanta (T.Hudson 12-4) at San Francisco (Lincecum 7-13), 6:05 p.m. Monday’s Games St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 5:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 6:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, 6:40 p.m. Cincinnati at Arizona, 7:40 p.m. Atlanta at San Diego, 8:05 p.m.


Stafford injures hand, Lions lose 31-20 to Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The pivotal third preseason game for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions turned out to be a Bay Area bruiser. Stafford threw for 68 yards until leaving with an injury to his non-throwing hand in Detroit’s 31-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders on Saturday. Defensive end Dave Tollefson drove Stafford to the ground after an incomplete pass in the second quarter. Team trainers wrapped Stafford’s left hand in heavy bandages and a brace on the sideline. Shaun Hill took over on Detroit’s next possession. Oakland sidelined several more Detroit players. Cornerback Bill Bentley departed with a shoulder injury and Chris Houston with a left ankle injury in the first half for the Lions (tied for No. 11 in the AP Pro32). Running back Kevin Smith also left with a right ankle injury and trainers wrapped bandages around


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Mikel Leshoure’s midsection after his final run. The Raiders remained mostly injury free — one of the bright spots from the starting unit — and relied on backup Terrelle Pryor to provide the spark. Carson Palmer again lacked the poise and polish of a seasoned veteran, dazzling at times with crisp passes, but also throwing two interceptions in another on-again, offagain performance. The second interception, however, was bobbled by Eddie McGee and into the hands of linebacker Stephen Tulloch. Palmer completed 17-of-26 passes for 181 yards until he was replaced by Pryor in the third quarter. Pryor scrambled for 59 yards and later shook off a sack for a 17-yard touchdown run. The former Ohio State standout also threw a 39-yard TD to Juron Criner, who twisted back to haul in the underthrown ball over a defender, and a 76-yard pass across his body to Criner running a post pattern across the middle for another score. Pryor’s final line: 3 for 5 for 137 yards and two touchdowns. He also ran for 90 yards and a score on five carries. The highlights for Oakland’s first-team offense were limited. Darrius Heyward-Bey caught a 41-yard pass between the hands of Justin Miller in the second quarter for the longest completion by Palmer of the preseason. Darren McFadden fumbled on Oakland’s fifth play


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Sam Bradford played the entire first half for the Rams, and was 6-of-17 passing for 64 yards. He was sacked twice and under pressure plenty of other times. The Rams had only 114 total yards before halftime, a week after scoring TDs on their first two drives against Kansas City in a 31-17 win. St. Louis lost 38-3 at Indianapolis in its preseason opener. “Today was probably our worst performance in the three games. ... We’re still pretty vanilla,” Bradford said. “I don’t think it was anything major. I think it’s just getting some of the smaller details cleaned up.” Running back Steven Jackson started but never touched the ball, as was the plan. St. Louis plays at home against Baltimore in its final preseason game Thursday, when Fisher plans to use Jackson and the rest of his starters extensively. Even with a fake punt for a 30-yard gain and an offside penalty that got the Rams inside the 10, they didn’t score when Bradford had consecutive incompletions from the 5. That included fourth down when Fisher opted against a chip-shot field goal for Zuerlein, who made kicks of 55 and 52 yards.

inside the 1-yard line, rookie coach Dennis Allen challenged the call and officials ruled the running back crossed the goal line before losing the ball to put Oakland (No. 23) ahead 7-3 lead.


The Barclays Scores By The Associated Press Saturday At Bethpage State Park, Black Course Farmingdale, N.Y. Purse: $8 million Yardage: 7,468; Par 71 Third Round Sergio Garcia . . . . . . . . . .66-68-69— Nick Watney . . . . . . . . . . .65-69-71— Kevin Stadler . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-65— Brandt Snedeker . . . . . . . .70-69-68— Bob Estes . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-66-72— Brian Harman . . . . . . . . . .65-75-68— Greg Chalmers . . . . . . . . .70-70-68— Ryan Moore . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-70— John Senden . . . . . . . . . . .68-68-72— Phil Mickelson . . . . . . . . . .68-74-67— William McGirt . . . . . . . . . .68-74-67— Tim Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-72-67— Louis Oosthuizen . . . . . . .70-71-68— Lee Westwood . . . . . . . . .69-72-68— Tom Gillis . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-72-68— Charl Schwartzel . . . . . . . .71-69-69— Tiger Woods . . . . . . . . . . .68-69-72— David Hearn . . . . . . . . . . .70-73-67— Bubba Watson . . . . . . . . . .70-70-70— Harris English . . . . . . . . . .70-69-71— Dustin Johnson . . . . . . . . .67-71-72— Ryan Palmer . . . . . . . . . . .75-68-68— Rory McIlroy . . . . . . . . . . .69-73-69— Luke Donald . . . . . . . . . . .68-74-69— Geoff Ogilvy . . . . . . . . . . .70-72-69— Vijay Singh . . . . . . . . . . . .68-67-76— Roberto Castro . . . . . . . . .76-67-69— Josh Teater . . . . . . . . . . . .72-71-69— Ernie Els . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-72-72— Carl Pettersson . . . . . . . . .73-66-73— Rickie Fowler . . . . . . . . . .67-70-75— Ricky Barnes . . . . . . . . . . .71-72-70— Scott Stallings . . . . . . . . . .72-70-71— Greg Owen . . . . . . . . . . . .68-73-72—

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Saturday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX—Traded RHP Josh Beckett, 1B Adrian Gonzalez, OF Carl Crawford, INF Nick Punto and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers for 1B James Loney, INF Ivan DeJesus, Jr., RHP Allen Webster and two players to be named. Activated LHP Felix Doubront from the 15-day DL. Placed OF Daniel Nava on the 15-day DL. Recalled SS Jose Iglesias, OF Che-Hsuan Lin and RHP Junichi Tazawa from Pawtucket (IL).

Garcia builds a 2-shot lead at Barclays B4 Sunday, August 26, 2012

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Bethpage Black lived up its reputation because of the greens, which in some cases looked brown. Sergio Garcia called them the fastest putting surfaces he could recall. Nick Watney referred to them as extreme. More than one player suggested the course was unplayable Saturday in The Barclays, certainly late in the afternoon as the sun baked out the public course on Long Island. And yes, there were references to Shinnecock Hills, the private club on Long Island where the greens were out of control on the final day of the 2004 U.S. Open. Garcia managed them just fine. With no bogeys over his final eight holes, he turned a three-shot deficit into a twoshot lead over Nick Watney with a 2-under 69. Such were the conditions that Garcia was the only player


among the final 18 to finish who broke 70. “The course is extremely firm,” he said. “The greens, just probably some of the fastest greens I’ve ever played. Just one of those days where you knew it was going to be tough and you have to hold on very tight, and just kind of hope for the best.” Garcia went four years without winning on the PGA Tour and now has a chance to make it two in a row and return to the top 10 in the world. He was at 10-under 203, and only four players were within four shots of the lead. Watney, who made five putts over 15 feet, went after another one on the 18th hole and this one cost him. The ball raced 10 feet by the hole, and he missed it coming back for his only official three-putt of the round. That gave him an even-par 71, though still in good

Nick Watney celebrates a birdie on the 17th hole of the third round of The Barclays at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale, N.Y., Saturday.

shape to make a run at his first win of the year. “The course just kind of beat you up,” Watney said. He got one small measure of revenge by making a 35foot putt on the par-3 17th for the only birdie of the round. By late afternoon, the green was so firm that shots landing near the front pin settled in the rough or fringe behind the green. Tiger Woods, who started the third round three shots out of the lead, three-putted for bogey three times on the front nine alone. He had another three-putt on the 14th hole, this one from 15 feet, and had a 72 that put him six shots behind. “I don’t remember blowing putts by 8 to 10 feet,” Woods said. “So that was a bit of a shocker.” He knew what to expect on the first hole, when he watched Gary Christian lean on his putter and nearly fall over because the club had no traction on the slippery surface. Kevin Stadler played early, when the greens still had some moisture, and had a remarkable round of 65 without any bogeys. He moved up from a tie for 42nd to alone in third place, three shots behind. Brandt Snedeker started strong and closed with nine pars, which was equally impressive, for a 68 that put him four back. Phil Mickelson might still be in the game. Twice a runner-up at Bethpage Black — both times in the U.S. Open — Mickelson played early Saturday and had a 67. That eventually put him in the large group at 4-under 209 that included Woods, Louis Oosthuizen, Lee Westwood and Charl Schwartzel, an impressive collection of players who have either won a major or been No. 1 in the world. “If you play well, you can shoot a decent score, but as the day goes on, the course just gets harder and harder,” Garcia said. “No doubt playing in the morning makes it a little bit easier.

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Sergio Garcia hits his tee shot on the fifth hole during the third round of The Barclays at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale, N.Y., Saturday.

Even though the greens were still firm, they were probably not as firm and probably not quite as fast. It’s just we know what Bethpage Black is all about. We know it’s a tough golf course, and you’ve just got to realize that’s the way it’s going to be.” And so it was. Slugger White, the tour’s vice president of rules and competition, disputed the idea that course was on the verge of being unplayable. “The golf course is not unplayable,” he said. White conceded a few greens became “crusty,” particularly at Nos. 2 and 8, and that the staff was thinking there would be more cloud cover. He went out to the greens after the last group came through and said, “I saw no issues.” “Players always want firm and fast,” he said. “It seems like when we give them firm and fast, they don’t want firm and fast. I hear Tiger say it was too soft on Thursday. And then some guy walks off the tee and says, ‘Have you guys run out of water?’ Where do you go? We’re doing the best we

can.” Watney didn’t entirely agree. “There’s firm and fast, and then there’s this,” Watney said. “I mean, this is pretty extreme.” Snedeker not only boosted his chances for a second win this year, it might be enough for him to be a Ryder Cup pick. He had four birdies in seven holes, and equally impressive was finishing with nine straight pars. “Just got on a run with the putter,” Snedeker said. “Was on the edge all day. Got some lucky breaks out there. You just can’t hit greens out there, I don’t care what anybody says. The greens are pretty much unplayable for the most part. You can’t hit them. Just really, really a tough test.” And this from a guy with a 68. The compliments were far less flattering down the leaderboard. “The worst course setup I have ever played in 13 years on tour. They have ruined what is a great course, greens like concrete stupid pins,” Ian Poulter said on

Twitter after his 76. He followed that with another tweet: “played poorly today & no excuse for my play I was rubbish. but I do know my job & trade & the golf course today was borderline unplayable.” Most extreme was the turnaround at the top. Watney had a three-shot lead walking off the 10th hole. Three holes later, it was gone. With his first poor swing of the day, Watney went from the middle of the 11th fairway to the right bunker and made bogey, while Garcia holed a 20-foot birdie putt. Watney followed with a tee shot well to the left to set up another bogey, and the lead was gone. And on the par -5 13th, Garcia made birdie to take the lead. But it wasn’t easy. “This will tell you how fast it was,” Garcia said. “Usually when you are putting on fast greens, you have an idea where the ball is going to stop. And today, you did not. You thought the ball was going to stop 2 feet behind the hole, and it went 6. It was pretty much as simple as that.”

tember,” Cherington said. “We just haven’t performed on the field. As a team we haven’t performed. ... This is not about the four players we gave up — anything particularly they did wrong. We just didn’t perform as a team.” Beckett was a key part of the team that won the 2007 World Series, but he was also the ringleader last year when the ballclub went 720 in September and missed a playoff spot on the final day of the season. Reports of players drinking beer and eating fried chicken in the clubhouse during games surfaced afterward, and Beckett’s haughty demeanor — and rising ERA — continued to alienate fans. The 2003 World Series MVP with the Florida Marlins, Beckett now moves from fried chicken to the land of In-N-Out Burger, bringing with him a pair of other players who were not

productive enough to justify their contracts. Beckett was due $31.5 million over the next two years; Gonzalez has $127 million coming through 2018; Crawford is due $102.5 million over the next five seasons. Both Cherington, who replaced Theo Epstein after the September collapse, and manager Bobby Valentine, who was brought in to replace Terry Francona, defended their departing players. But Valentine agreed that change was needed in the clubhouse. “Yes. It was necessary,” he said. “(It) just didn’t seem like it mixed as well as it should.”

Players traded in August have to first pass through waivers. Any team with a worse record than Los Angeles could have claimed Gonzalez, Beckett and Crawford before the Dodgers, but it would have had to pick up their contracts. Instead, the teams worked out a deal that reshuffled the NL West race and had the rest of baseball talking, too. “It’s surprising,” New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “You’re not used to seeing that many big names go in one trade — a bunch of All-Stars.”

BoSox send Gonzalez, Beckett, Crawford to Dodgers

BOSTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are stocking up for the stretch run with some new, expensive players who couldn’t help the Boston Red Sox make it to the postseason this year or last. The Dodgers acquired first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, pitcher Josh Beckett and injured outfielder Carl Crawford from Boston on Saturday, hoping to boost their playoff hopes by taking on the underperforming and high-priced stars who failed to thrive in a fractious Red Sox clubhouse. Boston also sent infielder Nick Punto and about $11 million in cash to Los Angeles in the nine-player trade that was the biggest in Dodgers history. In return, the Red Sox got first baseman James Loney, pitcher Allen Webster, infielder Ivan DeJesus Jr. and two players to be named while shedding more than $250 million in salaries through 2018. “We understand that you have to spend money to be good in this league,” said Magic Johnson, the former NBA star who is part of the rich new Dodgers ownership

group that has dramatically revamped their roster in the last month. “When we came in, we made it clear that we want to build the Dodgers back to what they once were,” Dodgers president Stan Kasten said. Los Angeles, which trailed the San Francisco Giants in the NL West by three games at the time of the trade, has in the past month acquired shortstop Hanley Ramirez, outfielder Shane Victorino, starter Joe Blanton and reliever Brandon League. The latest deal comes less than a week before the Aug. 31 deadline for players to be eligible for the postseason. “It’s just exciting,” Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp said. “Everybody wants to win, and the guys up there are really making a statement and showing us that they want to win just as bad as we do.” For the Red Sox, who entered the night 13 1/2 games back in the AL East, the trade signaled a concession for 2012 and a chance to rebuild without hefty contracts given during an undisciplined foray into free

agency that, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington conceded, has not worked out. “It gives us an opportunity to build the next great Red Sox team,” Cherington said. “We just felt like to get to be a team we believe in and a team the fans deserve, to sustain winning year after year, it was going to take something more than cosmetic changes. It was going to take something bold.” The Red Sox will save $261 million in salaries through 2018, plus a few million more for the rest of this season. Boston will send $11 million going to the Dodgers as part of the deal, according to a baseball official with knowledge of the deal who spoke on condition of anonymity because the financial terms were not public. “The bottom line is we haven’t won enough games. That goes back to last Sep-


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

ARIES (March 21-April 19) ### Sometimes you must play a role to some extent. Usually, this does not present a conflict. Today, you really want to dote on a family member or loved one, yet where you are and what you are doing will not permit that spontaneity. Tonight: To the wee hours. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ##### The smartest thing you can do right now is not take any action. A situation might encourage you to actively reach out for a child or loved one. Sometimes it is better to hold off and allow this person to work through the issue on his or her own. Tonight: How about some exotic cuisine? GEMINI (May 21-June 20) ##### A partnership naturally brings a lot of benefits with it, if you are willing to receive them. Follow your intuition and zero in


on a long-term goal. Ask yourself honestly whether an associate or partner would have made a difference. Listen to your answer. Tonight: Chat about this issue over dinner. CANCER (June 21-July 22) ##### You have your opinions, yet it seems as though a partner, boss or associate has opinions that appear to be more relevant. Remember, this person's attitude is natural, as he or she is responsible for this particular venture. Later, he or she will express appreciation for your ef forts. Tonight: Do not be alone. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) #### You could have difficulty focusing on what you need to do, especial-

ly since present distractions are so enticing. Do not judge yourself for being so whimsical. Veering off track is not only refreshing for you, but for some of your observers as well. No one is perfect all the time. Tonight: Take the dog for a walk. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ##### Your creativity meets each situation and conversation you encounter, yet you might not want to share everything that comes to your mind. This everpresent ingenuity adds to the delight you are experiencing. Tonight: Fun and games! You choose what. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) #### Be happy without having

Sunday, August 26, 2012 to add more excitement than need be. Actually, if you can stay close to home, do. You need to mellow out some. A child or romantic interest keeps coming to mind. Curb a tendency to be selfdestructive. Tonight: Order in. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) # # # # # Speak your mind, although you could be surprised by others' reactions. Someone draws you in, and the serious "I mean business" attitude seems to dissolve. Before you realize it, the two of you are off sharing a special experience. Tonight: Return calls and emails. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) # # # You might not have thought you would let go and enjoy your day as much as you are. You might want to rethink a situation, but there is an element of fun and affection that could weave through your day and distract you. Tonight: Indulge a little. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) #### Someone clearly is doing everything he or she can to get


your attention. You could be tired and wondering what is necessary to complete. Be more spontaneous, and you'll discover that networking reinvigorates the Goat. Tonight: Be available. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ### Be aware of what is going on behind the scenes. It is quite possible that someone is holding back his or her feelings. You sense what is happening. Try to encourage this person to express him- or herself. Be ready for what you might hear. Tonight: Not to be found. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ##### Zeroing in on priorities might be a great idea, but at the same time, you find distractions rather alluring. Schedule a late lunch if you need some time to mix work with your social life. Let your creativity flow. Tonight: Use your imagination.

Rockies rally for 4-3 victory over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are building for the future, and their prospects are taking advantage of the opportunity. Andrew Brown hit his first career homer, pinchhitter Josh Rutledge had a two-run shot and the Rock-

ies rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. Colorado grabbed the lead for good when Carlos Gonzalez used his speed to beat out a potential doubleplay ball in the seventh inning, allowing DJ

LeMahieu to come home for a 4-3 lead. Carlos Torres (3-1) threw 2 1/3 scoreless innings as four relievers combined for five innings of one-hit ball, leading the Rockies to their sixth win in seven games. “It’s good for our kids, as young as we are,” manager Jim T racy said. “To be involved in games like this, and the realization we are playing in this type of game, there is no room for error.” Brett Jackson hit a tworun homer for Chicago, which has lost five of six and seven of nine. “He had some good swings,” Cubs manager

Dale Sveum said. “That should be helping him out confidence-wise.” Jackson connected in the Cubs’ three-run fourth inning against Alex White, belting a drive to center for his second homer in two days and No. 3 for his career — all in the last week. Rutledge hit for White in the fifth and drove the first pitch he saw from Brooks Raley over the wall in left, trimming the Cubs’ lead to 3-2. Rutledge has been out of the starting lineup since Aug. 19 with a sore quadriceps. “Everything he’s done is

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impressive. We’re trying to nurse him along,” T racy said. Raley, recalled from T riple-A Iowa before the game, allowed five hits, struck out four and walked three in his fourth career start. Brown hit a tying solo shot off Manuel Corpas in the sixth. Brown hit 24 home runs in 100 games with T riple-A Colorado Springs before the Rockies promoted him on July 17. His first home run in the majors arrived in his 26th game. “It was a nice milestone. Hopefully it’s not the last,”

Brown said. “It was a great feeling to come through at the time. “I’m trying not to do too much. You always press when you try to do too much to prove you can do what you’ve been doing. I’m finally starting to get back to trying to meet the ball square.” Corpas (0-1) was charged with two runs in 1 1/3 innings against his former team as the Cubs dropped to 5-18 in August. Rafael Betancourt worked the ninth for his 26th save in 31 chances. He has converted nine of 10 opportunities in August.

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Colorado’s Rafael Betancourt, right, celebrates with Wilin Rosario after the Rockies defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-3, Saturday.

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B6 Sunday, August 26, 2012 OBITUARIES

Daniel Jenks

Funeral services for Daniel Jenks, 69, of Dexter, will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church, in Dexter, with the Rev. Steven Deutch officiating. Mr. Jenks passed away peacefully at his home with his loving family gathered by his bedside on Friday,

NATION/OBITUARIES Aug. 24, 2012. Visitation will be from 12 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory. Mr. Jenks was born on Feb. 28, 1943, to Daniel and Barbara (Thompson) Jenks in Colbert, Okla. Daniel, a true patriot of America, was determined to serve his country in the armed forces. He enlisted in three branches of the service, only to be honorably discharged within a short time because of health issues. He loved his family very much and through the years he built each grandchild their own personal rocking chair, each of his children their own china cabinet, a complete bedroom set for his sister-inlaw and other pieces of furniture not only for family but friends. He was the “go

to person” for everyone who had any type of mechanical, plumbing or home repair problem. All you had to do was call Daniel, and he could tell you exactly how to fix anything broken. He was excellent in working with wood and loved making anything for anyone. He was always willing to help anyone in need. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Anita Jenks of the home; his children, Sandra and Salvador Padilla, of Roswell, Karen and Michael Miller, of Lubbock, Texas, Lucy and Armando Reyes, of Odessa, Texas, Roman and Debbie Jenks, of Lake Charles, La., James and Dina Jenks, of Roswell, and Rocky and Marsha Jenks, of Lamesa, Texas; his grandchildren, Shawn and Shannon Kern, of Roswell, Sara and Adam Perales, of Portales, Hanna

Tankersley, of Pineville, La., Amanda Tankersley, of Odessa, MaryAnn and Sean Connolly, of Lawton, Okla., Brandon and Ivory Reyes, of Odessa, Shada and Matthew Mireles, of Dexter, Eric Reyes, of Hawaii, Phillip Jenks, of Lake Charles, Ben Jenks, of Lake Charles, Isabella Jenks, of Roswell, Myranda Jenks and Ian Jenks, of Lamesa; and his greatgrandchildren, Ethan, Dominic, Korbin, Misty, Christopher, Gavin, JJ, Caytlin, Mariah, Jordan, Te-Jon, James, Mia, Autumn, Jaylynne, Kaylynne, Aubrey, Izais, Xavier, Easton, Brilee, Jacen and Elliott. He will be missed by all who knew him. Those serving as pallbearers will be James Jenks, Rocky Jenks, Shawn Ker n, Salvador Padilla, Ian Jenks and

Roswell Daily Record Phillip Jenks. Honorary pallbearers will be Mario Rivera, Armando Reyes, Brandon Reyes and Roman Jenks. Daniel was preceded in death by his parents Dan and Barbara Jenks, and his granddaughter, Tabitha Reyes. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Nita La Turner

Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Nita La Turner, 91, who passed away on Aug. 24, 2012, in New Braunfels, Texas. A complete announcement will be made when

arrangements are finalized. Condolences may be offered online at Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Joe Lucero

Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory for Joe Lucero, 81, who passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized.

Richardo Campos

Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory for Richardo Campos, 21, who passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized.

NM’s 2011 pecan crop ranked 2nd-largest in US LAS CRUCES (AP) — A new federal report shows New Mexico’s crop of pecans was the second-biggest in the nation last year in both size and cash value. The state’s growers produced about 61 million pounds of the nuts in 2011. The amount was down about 5 million pounds from 2010. Georgia churned out 102 million pounds last year. Texas yielded just 32 million pounds in a year that was known for its severe drought. Doña Ana and Eddy counties are the center of the state’s pecan growing area. Eddy County agriculture extension agent Wood Houghton tells the Las Cruces Sun-News that many local far mers are

switching over to pecans. The 4,200 Eddy County acres now in pecans is up from 3,100 acres five years ago. The average price for the crop didn’t reach the record-setting price level of two years ago, according to the report issued last month by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Notable about New Mexico’s recent crops is that there hasn’t been a large swing in size from year to year, said Richard Heerema, pecan extension specialist at New Mexico State University’s Cooperative Extension Service. That’s different from a trend that characterized most of the 1990s and 2000s, when trees tended to produce a heavy crop one year and a light crop the

next. “The alternate bearing pattern ... appears to be breaking up in New Mexico,” he said. Heerema said he believes the pattern has broken up for three reasons since 2008. The reasons include far mers’ decision to prune trees, younger trees and a freeze several years ago in southern New Mexico that flipflopped its heavy and light crop cycles with respect to the rest of the state. That region produces about 20 percent of the crop statewide, he said. So, while 2011 was a largerproduction year for the rest of the state, the southeaster n region had a light year, according to Heerema. According to the report, New

Mexico’s pecan crop was valued at about $162.8 million, about $24 million less than in 2010, which was a record-setting year. Georgia’s pecan crop raked in about $264.6 million in 2011, the most out of 14 pecan-producing states. The average price paid per inshell pound for New Mexico’s crop was about $2.67, compared to $2.83 per pound the year before, according to the report. Prices were at least 50 cents a pound less just two years ago. Las Cruces-area farmer Greg Daviet said prices for pecans have been strong the past two years. But late last winter, when farmers were selling the crop, the price paid for pecans dropped.

“The market on the growers’ side weakened significantly,” he said. “I’m guessing it had a lot to do with demand falling off, really because of two years of high prices.”

Far mers and experts have said the market is still being buoyed by Chinese buyers, who’ve made a heavy impact on the domestic and foreign pecan markets over the past decade. “The numbers are debatable,” said Daviet. “But they’re buying from 10 to 30 percent of the crop.” This year’s local pecan crop is still in the growing stages and won’t be harvested until around Thanksgiving.

AP Interview: Obama on Romney’s ‘extreme’ views

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Mitt Romney has himself into locked “extreme positions” on economic and social issues and would surely impose them if elected, trying to discredit his Republican rival at the biggest political moment of his life. In an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Obama said Romney lacks serious ideas, refuses to “own up” to the responsibilities of what it takes to be president, and deals in factually dishonest arguments that could soon haunt him in face-to-face debates. Obama also of fered a glimpse of how he would govern in a second term of divided government, insisting rosily that the forces of the election would help break Washington’s stalemate. He said he would be willing to make a range of compromises with Republicans, confident there are some who would rather make deals than remain part of “one of the least productive Congresses in American history.” Mainly, Obama was intent on countering Romney even before his challenger got to the Republican National Convention, which starts Monday in Tampa, Fla. In doing so, the president depicted his opponent as having accumulated ideas far outside the mainstream with no room to turn back. “I can’t speak to Gov.

Romney’s motivations,” Obama said. “What I can say is that he has signed up for positions, extreme positions, that are very consistent with positions that a number of House Republicans have taken. And whether he actually believes in those or not, I have no doubt that he would carry forward some of the things that he’s talked about.” The president was at ease but doggedly on script, steering even personal-themed questions about Romney and running mate Paul R yan into answers about starkly different visions for helping the middle class. Romney, a successful former executive of a private equity firm and onetime Massachusetts governor, has offered himself as a business-minded alternative to Obama and has seized on voter concerns about joblessness and the direction of the nation. Nearly 10 weeks before Election Day, the race is remarkably stable and reflective of a sharply divided nation, with registered voters about evenly split on their choice and nearly a quarter of them unsure or still willing to change their mind. Across the interview, Obama’s messages often seemed directed at moderate and independent voters whose sway could make the difference. Obama’s depiction of a Romney presidency grew most pointed when he was

asked if his Republican challenger has no core, as one of Obama’s top advisers once put it. The president suggested that whatever Romney really stands for in life is secondary to the promises Romney has made in the campaign. In explaining his accusation of “extreme” positions, the president cited Romney’s call for across-theboard tax cuts that Obama said would mostly help the rich at the expense of everyone else and cost the nation $5 trillion. Obama singled out Romney’s opposition to tax credits for producers of wind energy, the kind of issue that carries large political resonance in a battleground state such as Iowa. And Obama alluded to the provocative issue of abortion, suddenly thrust to the fore this week when Republican Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin said the female body has a way to “shut that whole thing down” when a woman is the victim of “legitimate rape.” The Republican platform

in Tampa calls for a ban on abortion with no specific exceptions for rape or other circumstances. Obama predicted that a President Romney would not “stand in the way” if Congress gave him a bill that stripped away women’s control over their reproductive health. Romney is on record, however, as not opposing abortion in cases of rape and incest or if it will save the mother’s life. Obama also sought to chip away at Romney’s trustworthiness, taking fresh shots at Romney’s refusal to release years of tax retur ns for public inspection. He said that position was indicative of a candidate who has a “lack of willingness to take responsibility for what this job entails.” Yet it is the economy that has driven this election and has dominated Obama’s message of a middle-class revival. “We aren’t where we need to be. Everybody agrees with that,” said Obama, who inherited an economy in free fall and now bears

responsibility for a recovery that remains weak. “But Gov. Romney’s policies would make things worse for middle-class families and offer no prospect for long-term opportunity for those striving to get into the middle class,” the president said. A Romney spokesman, Ryan Williams, jumped on Obama’s account in the interview that the economy clearly needs to get better. “Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan agree,” Williams said. “The American people know they aren’t better off than they were four years ago.” Obama expressed confidence that even voters whose lives have not improved during his term will stick with him as they assess the two candidates. “If they saw Gov. Romney offering serious proposals that offered some sort of concrete ways in which middle-class families would be helped, then I could understand them thinking about that choice,” Obama said. “But that’s not what’s happening.” Obama said he is the candidate whose policies

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President Barack Obama during an interview with The Associated Press at the White House, Thursday.

have historically helped the middle class on issues that people care about and that shape the economy — education, manufacturing, science and research, Medicare, debt reduction, tax rates, health care, consumer protection, college aid, energy. Williams responded that Obama has piled up national debt and presided over high unemployment.



Motorcycle safety for motorists and bikers alike Roswell Daily Record

“But officer, I just didn’t see that motorcycle!” In three and a half years writing this little column, I’ve never written about motorcycle safety. Shame on me! Since I am not a motorcyclist, I guess that it just has not ever been a focus. There are lots of safety hints about riding motorcycles, how to dress for safety, how to ride with a passenger, riding in a group, and many other factors. However, it seems to me that motorcyclists are usually very good at riding, and that their biggest challenge is watching out for the rest of us! There is a phenomenon called “motion induced blindness” which explains

how drivers pull out in front of motorcycles and then say “I didn’t see him!” Initially, this idea was presented as a flying issue for aircraft pilots. Military pilots were told to keep their heads and eyes moving. Scan the horizon for a short distance, stop momentarily, and repeat the process. (I think of the movie “Top Gun”). The idea is to avoid fixing one’s gaze for more than a few seconds on any single object, and holds true to locate other bicycles, pedestrians or motorcycles as well as aircraft. Pilots were told “keep your eyes moving and your head on a swivel,” an appropriate concept

ORLANDO, Fla.—Four students from Mountain View Middle School recently participated in the STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) events at Family, Career and Community Leaders of America’s (FCCLA) 2012 National Leadership Meeting. Shyla Ervin and Tyrah Johnson, who were eighthgraders at Mountain View Middle School, received gold medals in Illustrated Talk. Shyla Ervin is the daughter of Rick and Melissa Ervin. Her partner, Tyrah Johnson, is the daughter of Terry and Tara Johnson. Illustrated Talk is one of 16 national STAR events available to FCCLA students. Illustrated Talk is an individual or team event and recognizes participants who make oral presentations about issues concerning Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations. Their community service work was at a local elder care facility which they thoroughly enjoyed. Alejandro Olvera and Gerardo Ruiz received silver medals in their STAR event

which was Chapter Service Display. This event is a team event which recognizes chapters that develop and implement an in-depth service project that makes a worthwhile contribution to families, schools and communities. Students must use Family and Consumer Sciences content and skills to address and take action on a community need. Their project revolved around our Spring River Zoo. Alejandro Olvera, who was a seventhgrader last year, is the son of Julia Talavera and Alejandro Olvera of Roswell. Gerardo Ruiz is the son of Gerardo and Maria Ruiz of Roswell and was a sixth-grade student last school year. Both boys are currently FCCLA state officers of the organization and had additional duties at the National Conference. Darlene Jones is Mountain View Middle School’s FCCLA adviser and supervised her students on the trip. She is extremely proud of her students and their accomplishments. Their medals were present-

even if you are driving a car in Roswell. So let’s talk about some things that all car and truck drivers should know about motorcycles. We know that more than half of all fatal motorcycle crashes involve another vehicle. Most of the time, the motorist, not the

motorcyclist, is at fault. There are, of course, a lot more cars and trucks than motorcycles on the road, and some drivers just don’t “recognize” a motorcycle. They unintentionally ignore it, perhaps caused by motion induced blindness as we mentioned earlier. I’ve often thought that a motorcycle rider would be safer in California, where drivers seem to be more aware of them, than in New Mexico. We as drivers must also recognize that because of its small size, a motorcycle can easily be hidden in a car’s blind spot. It may also look farther away than

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it is, and it is difficult to judge a motorcycle’s speed. Therefore, take an extra moment to look for motorcycles when you are changing lanes, turning at intersections, or just backing out of your driveway. We should also allow more distance when following a motorcycle. Since they often slow down by downshifting or merely rolling off the throttle, a car may not be given a visual warning that the bike is slowing down. You won’t always see a brake light. Additionally, motorcyclists often adjust their position within a driving lane so that they can be seen more easily or to minimize the effects of road debris, passing vehicles, and wind.

When they adjust lane position, they are not showing off or being reckless. Maneuverability is one of a motorcycle’s better characteristics, especially at slower speeds and with good road conditions, but don’t expect them to always be able to dodge out of the way. Remember, while stopping distances are about the same as for cars, road conditions make stopping quickly more difficult. Finally, just remind yourself as you drive that our friends riding motorcycles have equal rights to that road and that they deserve safe travel. Remember, under that helmet may very well be your neighbor, your friend or your relative!

issues such as teen violence prevention, traffic safety, family issues, career exploration, and much more. FCCLA programs enrich student learning, improve selfesteem, and serve students with a range of ability levels, economic situations, and cultural influences. FCCLA: The Ultimate Leadership Experience is a dynamic and effective nation-

al student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences Education. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is unique among youth organizations because its programs are planned and run by its members.

Local students recognized for outstanding skills in national competition

ed at a recognition session honoring all participants at the Orange County Convention Center on July 12. More than 6,800 members, advisers, alumni, and guests from across the nation attended the meeting. Nearly 3,500 students advanced from the local, regional, and state level of STAR Events to the national meeting. FCCLA’s STAR events pro-

gram is based on the belief that every student is a winner. Students compete at the district and state level before New Mexico selects the best to compete at the national meeting. Both youth and adults work together as managers of the events and as evaluators of the participants.

Throughout the year, FCCLA members tackle

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Newly renovated Los Pasitos offers services for all children

Los Pasitos Lear ning Center, a component of T obosa Developmental Services, has just completed a series of renovations. At Los Pasitos, play equipment, toys and learning materials are designed and/or adapted so that children with and without developmental delays are appropriately challenged. The program at Los Pasitos also features early intervention services in addition to child care. The early intervention program offers services to children from birth to age three who have a: • Biological or medial

risk, such as pre-maturity, chronic ear infections, a seizure condition or prenatal drug/alcohol exposure; • An established condition, such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy or spina bifida; • An environmental risk, such as a parent with a disability, repeated exposure to domestic violence and/or abuse or neglect; • Developmental delay of at least 25 percent in communication, motor, selfhelp, social/emotional or cognitive skills With expert help from parents, Los Pasitos develops an individualized plan

Chapter K; Alzheimer’s Assoc.; Toastmasters Chapter K

Chapter K will hold its regular 5:30 p.m. meeting Tuesday at the home of June Emmons with Paula Reed and Linda Stoltz as co-hostesses. The theme of the meeting will be “On Palm Beach.” For more information, please contact one of the hostesses.

Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet at Mission Arch Tuesday at 4 p.m. For more information contact Priscilla Lujan at 6241552.


Communication is the key to success in life as a whole. Learn the skills of good communication by being a Toastmaster. Weekly one-hour meetings are held Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church on the corner of Union Avenue and 19th Street. For more information, call 625-2626.

Fay Hardin in Roswell

Fay Hardin, a Washington, D.C., TV news reporter, will be at Los Cerritos, 2103 N. Main St., from 2:304:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Get the latest from the capital and enjoy fellowship, pray, sing and worship. The event will feature music provided by Sally Hamilton and Wayne Eakin. For more information, call Aaron Wayne Eakin at 622-5587 or email

Co-ed adult volleyball

Yucca Recreation Center is registering for adult coed volleyball through Friday. Cost per team is $130; 10 players per team. Registration forms can be picked up at the center, 500 S. Richardson Ave., from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information contact 624-6719.

Women’s soccer team

A women’s soccer team is forming in Roswell, and seeking players for the fall season! Experience not necessary, just be a woman over the age of 16. Fee for the fall season is $55. Deadline to apply is Sept. 11. For more information visit


The Roswell High School Class of 1962 will be having its 50th class reunion Sept. 7 and 8 at the Sally Port Inn in Roswell. If you have not registered yet, please contact Lynn Snipes Allensworth at 627-0722 or Steve Wolfe at 420-1362. You may also register at the class website,

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for services that incorporate family priorities. Services address the child’s developmental issues in the context of family life. Developmental specialists and therapists of fer options, ideas and information to families and caregivers in order to facilproblem-solving itate around everyday routines. According to Tami Orona, early childhood director, “When a young child experiences challenges in meeting developmental milestones, it is important that families have knowledge and support to encourage his or her devel-

opment, problem-solve issues around everyday routines and activities, and recognize and use their own strengths to reach their goals for their child and family.” Los Pasitos offers a free developmental screening to determine if the child is eligible for early intervention services. Los Pasitos is open to the public and provides early intervention to families and children up to age three and child care services are provided in an inclusive setting to children from two to 12 years of age. Located at 111 E. Reed

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The newly renovated Los Pasitos, 111 E. Reed St.

St., Los Pasitos is open from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Los Pasitos invites families who are searching for

the highest quality child care and/or a free early intervention screening to call 623-6402 or visit the location.


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To make a difference, remember these dates:

• Sept. 8, 9 a.m., National Planting Day Celebration at Fire Station No. 3;

“green starts here” presents

Toss No Mas


A statewide mission that asks New Mexicans—through its programs and its catchy name—to “toss no more,” will soon make its way to Roswell, where it will inspire locals to plant, clean and recycle. Toss No Mas, a New Mexico Clean and Beautiful initiative, takes place statewide from August-October, said city of Roswell Marketing Director and Keep Roswell Beautiful Coordinator Renee Roach in an email statement. Whereas a Great American Cleanup event takes place in the spring, Roach noted, Toss No Mas reminds people of the need to protect the environment in the fall. It is a second time during the year in which groups composed of family or friends, co-workers or just likeminded, environmentallyconscious folks, get together to beautify their community. Roswell’s version of the statewide environmental program will feature community events and culminate on Oct. 13, a day designated as Community Cleanup Day. City officials are ready and poised to give potential Toss No Mas volunteers all the tools they need to pick up litter Oct. 13, or on any other day from Sept. 8Oct. 31 that best suits their schedule. Officials will even give volunteers T-shirts so that they stand out as they trek along streets and neighborhoods, beautifying the environment. There will be at least two major events during which officials will share the “go green” vibes and offer volunteers the chance to pre-register for the cleanup and get their free can-

vas gloves and cleaning supplies. On Sept. 8 at 9 a.m., there will be a National Planting Day celebration at Fire Station No. 3 on Wilshire Boulevard. “(KRB) is partnering with Leadership Roswell Alumni and (the) NM Youth ChalleNGe to plant the Great American Freedom Garden designed by Ken Smith, parks superintendent,” Roach said in the email. Volunteers can attend the event, sponsored by a grant from Keep America Beautiful and Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores, and pick up free seed packets. “This is Keep America Beautiful’s first year to host National Planting Day,” Roach said. “National Planting Day celebrates the value and power of native species in restoring ecological balance to the environment, while creating greener, more beautiful communities. With a national focus on Sept. 8 and activities happening throughout the fall, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, its affiliates and its partners are mobilizing Americans to plant native species of trees, flowers, and plants.” The planting of the freedom garden will allow visitors the opportunity to get tips on tree pruning and care from new certified tree worker, climber and specialist Jeromy Aragon. Another event during which visitors may pre-register for the Oct. 13 cleanup will be the National Family Day Party at Spring River Park and Zoo. Scheduled Sept. 24 from 5-8 p.m., the event, hosted by KRB, will include entertainment, free food tickets from the concession and family games. “We’ll have dancing on the patio ... (and) drawings for prizes for all registrants,” Roach said. “It’s going to be a good, family-fun time.” On Oct. 12 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Roswell Convention Center lobby, potential volun-

teers will have one last chance to register for the cleanup. Although the day will include late registration, there is no guarantee that those who register on this day will get a T-shirt, as these are given on a firstcome, first-serve basis. Teams that have already registered may pick up their T-shirts and cleaning supplies. Roach noted that Oct. 13 is not the only day during which volunteers may pick up litter throughout Roswell. Although it is the Community Cleanup Day, teams may pick up litter at any point from Sept. 8-Oct. 31, she said. For example, a litter cleanup team from Tobosa Developmental Services will be doing their part throughout an entire week that’s best suited for the volunteers. Joan Blodgett, president of KRB and executive secretary for Tobosa, said the organization will have 40 volunteers picking up trash. Blodgett has a motto for her approach to community cleanup. (everyone) “If picked up three pieces of trash, and threw them away, we would no longer have a litter problem,” she said. “Just three pieces of trash.” Aside from the community events, those interested in participating in the community cleanup may register by filling out the for m online at, or by calling 637-6224. Registration for ms may be faxed to 6246820, or emailed to For more information about National Planting Day, visit me=National_Planting_Day.

• Sept. 24, 5-8 p.m., National Family Day Party at the Spring River Park and Zoo


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First day of school can be trying for clingy kids

Q: Our daughter starts kindergarten next week, and I’m worried about dropping her off at school that first day. She’s very attached to us, and even a little clingy. We don’t want to make a scene. Jim: The first day of school is an emotional roller coaster. Moms and Dads are sometimes in tears over the fact that their baby has grown up so fast, and kids are often full of trepidation at the prospect of entering a new and unfamiliar environment.

My mom and I experienced this trauma on my first day of kindergarten. She had to drag me through the doors kicking and screaming. But my negative reaction was short-lived. After the initial shock of that first parting, I quickly fell in love with school. I even developed a crush on my kindergarten

teacher, Mrs. Smith! A little separation anxiety on the first day of school is only natural. Most kids quickly overcome their fears and look forward to going to school every day, just as I did. Hopefully, you’ve been “talking up” the experience with your daughter and helping her look forward to all the fun she’ll have learning new things and meeting new friends. If, despite your best ef forts, your daughter throws a fit on that first day, the best thing you can do for her is to lovingly but firmly insist that she join the teacher and the other students. Volunteering to stay in her room beyond the appointed drop-off time will only prolong the separation trauma, not to mention disrupt the class. Many parents are pleasantly surprised, and maybe even a little disappointed,




to discover that their kids have no trouble saying goodbye on that first day of school. Rather than whimpering and acting afraid, they hug Mom and Dad and then run to their classmates without so much as looking back. Q: My wife and I have been married for six years and have two small children. Overall, we have a good marriage, but my wife’s impulsive spending habits are a constant source of stress. Every month, we have the same argument when the credit card bill arrives. She cries, apologizes, but then keeps

spending! Juli: Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. We probably all fit that definition to some extent! It’s clear from your description of what is happening in your marriage that your current strategy isn’t working. Money is a very emotional topic. People spend and save money for a variety of reasons that are often rooted in emotional needs like security, comfort, relational power and validation. So, when you and your wife have your monthly credit

Arts and crafts dominate ‘Creative Living’ Information on stenciling on walls and making duck tape pouches will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at 12 p.m. Jaime Alcorta, owner of Walls of Art in Lubbock, Texas, will show how to add random raised stenciling to walls for extra impact. Many popular fabrics have a damask pattern, and you can use this pattern randomly on the wall. Crafter and designer, Marisa Pawelko will show how to make duck tape pouches using non-stick cutting tools and rolls and sheets of duck tape. These pouches can be made in various sizes, colors and patterns and can be easily embellished, too. Her company is Modern Surrealist, and she’s from Winfield, Ill. Information on making a toy storage chest, paint-

ing on placemats, and creating garments with an Asian flair will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 12 p.m. and on Saturday at 2 p.m. Bruce Johnson, representative of Minwax in Upper Saddle River, N.J., will show how to take an unfinished toy chest and customize it to help your child stay more organized by storing his/her treasures. Kris Cranford, a certified instructor for One Stroke Décor, will demonstrate how to paint various holiday designs on purchased placemats to make unique one-of-akind items for the home. She’s from Portales. Designer, author and sewing expert Stephanie Kimura will show how to create beautiful garments with an Asian flair. Her samples feature asymmetrical and 3-D designs and


Ashley Smith and Lance Donaldson Ashley Smith and Lance Donaldson exchanged wedding vows at sunset, on July 21, 2012, on the sands of 7 Mile beach on Grand Cayman Island. Ashley is the daughter of Dr. Ben Smith and Larry and Trisha Marshall, of Roswell. Lance is the son of David and Carrie Donaldson, of Dallas, Texas. Friends and family joined Ashley and Lance as they exchanged vows. Ashley was given in marriage by her father, Ben, while her other father, Larry, served as officiant for the ceremony. Jacyci Donaldson joined her father and Ashley as flower girl in the ceremony. A dinner and dance reception was held afterwards on the grounds of the Westin Casuarina Resort. The couple traveled to Costa Rica for their honeymoon, where they enjoyed a variety of water sports in the rain-

Mr. and Mrs. Donaldson

forest. Dr. and Mrs. Donaldson will reside in Lubbock, Texas. Lance will continue his practice as a neuroradiologist, with Lubbock Diagnostic Radiology. Ashley will continue her work as a family nurse practitioner at Grace Clinic, in Lubbock.

lots of glitter, beads and beautiful stitching. She lives in Jensen Beach, Fla.

Embossed designs

Add random raised stenciling to walls for extra impact. Many popular fabrics have a damask pattern and you can use this pattern randomly on the wall. Steps: 1. Draw level guide lines in chalk around the room where you wish to apply the stencil. Lay them out in a high, low and middle triangle pattern and try not to have any of them at the exact same level. 2. Tape up stencil and thickly trowel joint compound over the stencil. Remove stencil starting from a top corner. Let dry and sand edges a little if desired. 3. Paint a solid satin base color. For this example, I used a medium gold.

4. A brown glaze can be applied over the wall to add an aged plaster look. Then you can reapply the stencil and brush on contrasting colors like metallic bronze, red and black. 5. Add some faded paint on versions of the stencil. Using the stencils, register marks and chalk level marks, stencil to fill in a section of the damask pattern with brown glaze.

You can also use a colored plaster like Venetian or lusterstone to complete the embossed design. Then while still wet push jewels into the plaster.

“Creative Living” is produced and hosted by Sheryl Borden. The show is carried by more than 118 PBS stations in the United States, Canada, Guam and Puerto Rico and is distributed by Westlink, Albuquerque.

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card bill confrontation, you are not just talking about dollars and cents.

Instead of reacting to the bill every month, it is time for you to be proactive in addressing this issue in your marriage. Your local church may of fer free financial counseling or budgeting courses. One of my favorites, which is offered nationwide, is called Financial Peace University by Dave Ramsey. Taking this course will help you and your wife work through a budget based on principles that you can agree on. (You can find out more infor mation by going to

Because financial issues also involve emotions and relational tension, you may want to take the additional step of seeking marriage counseling. Yes, these steps require an investment of time and effort up front. However, financial dis-


agreement is consistently listed as a leading cause of divorce. Your marriage is worth the effort!

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: m

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Penny McDevitt of Roswell and Joseph A. Zagone of Ruidoso are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Marie Zagone, to Mr. Benjamin Thomas Alagna, son of Tom and Laura Alagna of St. Charles, Missouri. Ben and Angela met in Chicago, Illinois, and are now working in the film industry in Los Angeles, Califor nia. They are planning a summer wedding in 2013. Benjamin Thomas Alagna and Angela Marie Zagone


Dick and Pat Goodwin

Dick and Pat Goodwin will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 30. They were married at Lowery Air Force Base Chapel in Denver. Dick retired from the Air Force in 1970 after 20 years of service. Dick, Pat and their children returned to Roswell after his retirement. Dick owned/operated Audio Only for several years and worked at Mack’s Camera Center. Pat has worked and served at the First United Methodist Church since 1971. Pat has been the Cowboy Bell Scholarship secretary since 1984 and will retire on Aug. 31. Dick and Pat were blessed with a loving family, son Bob and his wife Ginger of Colorado Springs, Colo., and daughter L ynda (Goodwin) Brown of Roswell. Their grandchildren are Tom Goodwin and his wife Brianna of Colorado Springs, Colo.; T raci (Goodwin) Hendrickson and her husband Garrett of Owasso, Okla.; James Brown and his wife Stephanie of Albuquerque and David Brown and his wife Kacy of Roswell. They also have six great-grandchildren, Grace and Olivia Hendrickson of Owasso, Okla.; Cameron and Luke Brown of Albuquerque; and Landry and Drake Brown of Roswell. The family held an early celebration on Aug. 18 in Colorado Springs, Colo., to honor their wonderful parents. What a blessing they are!

Mix things up and cool down with a wine cocktail Mr. and Mrs. Goodwin

BY MICHELLE LOCKE FOR THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Remember wine coolers? Turns out they’re not actually all that cool these days. But don’t put that cork back in the bottle just yet. Why not mix up a few wine cocktails, which — unlike their commercial predecessors — are quite sophisticated and of-the-moment. “Wine-based cocktails are something that I think have really taken off,” says Amy Currens, wine director at Prospect, a restaurant serving contemporary American cuisine in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood. Wine cocktails are a year-round drink, but they’re especially good for summer, adding a fun touch to backyard barbecues and pairing well with grilled meats thanks to their grape underpinnings. One of the cocktails served at Prospect, named appropriately enough the Prospector, consists of blended scotch, Benedictine, bitters and Madeira, the fortified wine from Portugal. “Those red fruits that come out through the Madeira would complement roasted meat,” says Currens. At the Bluestem Brasserie in San Francisco, the Violet Femme cocktail uses red seedless grapes, absinthe, cabernet sauvignon, sparkling wine, simple syrup and bitters. Port and sherry make good additions to a cocktail, as does moscato, which is often fruity and a bit fizzy. Sonoma County-based Redtree Wine has come up with some cocktail recipes for its Redtree moscato wine including Bumble & Bubbles, made of 3 ounces of prosecco, 1 ounce moscato, and two dashes of orange bitters. Ready to mix up your own grape cocktail? Here’s the recipe for the Prospector: Start to finish: 5 minutes Servings: 1 2 ounces blended scotch 3 ⁄4 ounce bual Madeira 1 ⁄2 ounce Benedictine 3 dashes bitters Combine all ingredients in a large tumbler filled with ice. Stir and serve. (Recipe from Prospect Bar in San Francisco)

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entitled to the care and support of his or her faith community. I have sat at the side of persons who appear nonresponsive, taken their hands and told them who I am. Their hand frequently tightens around mine. When I say familiar prayers, their lips move in concert with mine. Spiritual leaders of other faiths report similar experiences.


Second: My presence may be physically and spiritually helpful to the family and friends of the patient. Many congregations provide networks of contacts for social agencies, additional medical specialists, and even respite care groups within the congregation.

DEAR ABBY: I am a pastor and just received word that a parishioner died yesterday. “Harold” had been hospitalized for a week in another city, and I wasn’t notified. A member of his family said, “We didn’t know if we should bother you or not.” The saddest part is, I was in that city the night before he died, seeing another parishioner. It would have been easy to visit Harold. Abby, per mit me to share three reasons why I WANT to be “bothered” in the future: First: The one who is ill is

Third: The ill person may have confided his or her wishes regarding maintenance of life, burial and funeral arrangements to his or her spiritual leader. When people come to me to discuss their wishes, I file that information in a secure place. (I also encourage them to share



their desires with family and formalize them with an attorney or funeral director.) In at least one instance, the family purchased a burial plot through the funeral home, unaware that one had already been purchased in another cemetery of the person’s own choosing. I urge adult children and others in charge of another’s affairs: PLEASE contact the faith community of the dying person — for the sake of the patient, the faith community and yourself. A PASTOR IN WISCONSIN

DEAR PASTOR: Thank you for your informative and caring letter. I hope it will convince readers whose loved ones are having medical problems to notify their faith community leader immediately.

DEAR SILENT: understand that baby sitters are expensive and not always reliable — and that parents want to see the latest films, too. However, when a baby starts to fuss, the infant should be taken out of the theater to be fed, changed and/or calmed. To do otherwise is unfair to those who have also spent hard-ear ned money to enjoy a film without distraction.

DEAR ABBY: I hope you print this because moviegoers worldwide will appre-

P.S. DVDs are just what the doctor ordered for new parents — not only can they be paused, but they are cheaper, too.



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

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ciate it. Attention, all parents who bring their babies to the movies — PLEASE DON’T! I just spent $11 to listen to a baby cry and fuss for two hours. It made it impossible to enjoy “Spider Man.” Thank you. SILENT MOVIE FAN IN SACRAMENTO

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

(Answers tomorrow) YIELD IGUANA EXHALE Jumbles: BLUNT Answer: His ability to say “adios” and “au revoir” made him this — “BYE”-LINGUAL

Today’s Crossword Puzzle

Dear Heloise: Here is my Sound Off for your column. The other day, I realized my PRINTER was out of ink. I went to the store, and the ink cartridges were $63! I got home, put the new cartridge in and then realized that something was wrong with my printer and it wouldn’t work at all. I went back to the store and saw that I could have gotten a new printer for $50 to begin with! Why do some printer cartridges cost more than a new printer? Before you buy a printer, check out the prices of the cartridges — it might just sway your decision! A Reader in Texas You struck a chord with me! We have seven different printers in my office and home (most the same brand), and each uses a different cartridge! The cartridges are not cheap, either! That’s why we use “recycled” ones that are reasonably priced. Heloise




SEND A GREAT HINT TO: Heloise P.O. Box 795000 San Antonio, TX 78279-5000 Fax: 1-210-HELOISE Email: Heloise(at)

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Dear Heloise: I look forward to your article every day in The Orange County (Calif.) Register! You told how to recycle greeting cards to a certain size in order to turn them into postcards. I can’t find those measurements. Please help. Agnes in California

Agnes, happy to help, and this is a green hint as well as one that saves money. Standard postcard size is 4 1/4 inches by 6 inches and .016 inches thick. Just cut the desired area down to those measurements, and you are ready to send a quick note. There are many other things that also can be made into postcards, so use your imagination. Just make sure it’s not larger, or it can be considered oversized and be charged letter postage. Heloise P.S.: As of Jan. 22, 2012, postage on a postcard is now 32 cents.


Dear Readers: Here are some money-saving hints: * When eating out, order only water to drink. * Look for coupons on things you buy frequently. * Pack a lunch to take to work. * Turn out lights when not in a room. * Combine errands to save gasoline. Heloise


The Wizard of Id

Dear Heloise: I do a lot of crafting and have many spools of ribbon. I found an easy way to store them in one of my crafting cabinets. I took an inexpensive tension curtain rod and ran all of the spools onto it. I then fit it into one of the cabinets, and now my ribbon is easily accessible. Not only does it keep them contained, but it also is easy to cut off just the amount I need. Pam in Florida


Hagar the Horrible

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New Mexico is a leading state for export growth

SANTA FE—The International Trade Administration (ITA) recently announced new export data that shows New Mexico merchandise exports increased 63 percent in the first half of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, growing from $944 million to $1.5 billion. This percentage growth topped the 7 percent national average for merchandise export growth for the same period. According to official U.S. Department of Commerce estimates, it is calculated that for every $1 billion in exports up to 6,250 jobs are created or supported. “Though roughly one-seventh of New Mexico manufactures export and a total of 921 companies export from a New Mexico location, we are working hard to increase both numbers,”

Gov. Susana Martinez said. “Not only through our international trade efforts but through improving the tax and regulatory environment and offering a steady stream of job training funds, we are making the state an excellent place for businesses to produce the goods and services that can be exported around the world.” In New Mexico, small and medium-sized enterprises with fewer than 500 employees accounted for 777 or 84 percent of the companies exporting from New Mexico. Small and medium-sized enterprises generated over 46 percent of total exports from New Mexico.

“This administration is focused on getting New Mexico companies to realize the potential of expanding

their markets to other countries,” said Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela. “As the national economy remains sluggish there are great opportunities for New Mexico companies worldwide, that is why the Economic Development Department’s Of fice of Inter national T rade has organized inter national trade missions, export workshops and established export offices in key markets.” New Mexico’s first half 2012 merchandise export sales outpaced the 2011 figures for the same period in many top destinations, including Israel (up 606 percent), Saudi Arabia (224 percent), Chile (126 percent), Brazil (125 percent) and France (72 percent). Key merchandise export categories include comput-

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er and electronic products, fabricated metal products, machinery manufactures, food and kindred products, and transportation equipment. T rade to Mexico increased 68 percent, going from $216, 962,230 to $317,410,764, in two years. Mexico is a target trade country for the Martinez Administration. “Through the expanded ports of entry at the border and a focus on making the border area more friendly, transportation, manufacturing and logistics companies have experienced strong growth in the region,” Secretary Barela added.

For the six month period that just ended, the top five in export growth were D.C. with 162 percent; Nevada 39 percent; Arkansas 36

percent and West Virginia 31 percent.

In the U.S., less than 1 percent of America’s 30 million companies export, a figure that is substantially lower than all the other developed economies. Of the U.S companies that do export, close to 58 percent export to only one country and have not diversified to other export markets; this in spite of the fact that 95 percent of consumers reside outside the U.S.

The Office of International Trade (OIT) at the New Mexico Economic Development Department was created to promote New Mexico exports around the globe by helping companies identify new markets and locate distribution partners in promising markets. OIT maintains a network of international trade offices

Roswell development update from Michael Vickers Icon Cinema: This 47,686-square-foot conversion project located at 900 W. Hobbs St. in the former Alco Store will feature 10 screens with more than 1,600 seating capacity! The project will require technical excavation of dirt from the interior of the building footprint to accommodate stadium seating. The project is scheduled to open on Labor Day! Allsup’s Travel Center: New construction project located at 1500 N. Garden across from College Garden Animal Hospital offers the demolition of an existing structure and erection of a 4,749-square-foot gas station along with a 4,763square-foot gas pump canopy. Subway Remodel: The former Denny’s location at 200 N. Main St. will be remodeled into a new Subway store. The facility is

2,200 square feet and will also contain an additional 1,800 square feet in the rear available for a future tenant. Construction expected to be complete year end. NuMex Plastics Inc. Warehouse Addition: NuMex Plastics is upgrading its current space with an additional 2,400-square-foot metal building on the east side of the existing facility at 3505 S. Main St. Two new silo pads will also be poured as part of the project. Dollar Tree: The project at 1700 S. Main St. across from Kmart is a 12,000square-foot renovation/conversion project of the former Walgreen’s building on South Main Street. Marriott Towneplace Suites: The 71-room, extended-stay hotel just west of La Quinta on East 19th Street is permitted and ready to break ground. Construction is expected to take approximately one year and

Construction is expected to start very soon and should be complete by year end! The project will also have a new private road to access the property.


the finished product will cater to extended-stay guests. MBF Services: The current facility at 805 N. Richardson Ave. is undergoing an expansion to the north. Approximately 3,800 square feet will be added and substantial landscaping upgrades will be done including an interior garden area. Red Vette: The Overhead Door Company at 200 S. Hemlock is constructing two new facilities for future operations. The project consists of an office building and a storage building, totaling almost 12,000

square feet. Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference: The new hotel and conference center on North Main Street due west of Murphy Express Gas Station is permitted and full construction of the 65,000 square foot, 4-story building has commenced! It will feature more than 100 rooms on the top three floors and meeting rooms as well as other full service amenities on the first floor. Nissan: This 17,780 square-foot new construction project located at 2111 W. Second St. between Hyundai and Honda will feature high end finishes!

Farmers Market Renovation/Expansion: Farmers at 2810 N. Main St. next to Westlake Hardware is undergoing an extensive renovation and expansion to the existing building! The project will encompass the former Inspirations book store to the south.

Development Information – Permits New Residential permits pulled in Aug.: 4

New Commercial permits pulled in Aug.: 0

Total New Permits Pulled in 2012 (Residential) : 25 Total New Permits Pulled in 2012 (Commercial): 5

Roswell entrepreneur Huebner earns top performance award ROSWELL—Allstate Insurance Company recognized Allstate exclusive agency owner Melissa Huebner for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitability. Melissa Huebner is now one of the top Allstate agencies in the nation in auto, property and commercial insurance and financial service sales. Melissa Huebner achieved the

distinctive Allstate Honor Ring Award based on its 2011 achievements in serving customers and driving successful business results. For 60 years, the Honor Ring has been Allstate’s symbol of outstanding achievement. Melissa Huebner’s dedication to customers and their community allowed them to achieve this honor. "It’s a tremendous honor to

earn an invitation to Honor Ring," said Melissa Huebner, Allstate agency owner. "My agency's commitment is to making customers a number one priority when helping them meet their protection and retirement needs throughout the year, and we’re pleased that the company acknowledged our efforts." The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest pub-

licly held personal lines insurer known for its “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate®” slogan. Now celebrating its 80th anniversary as an insurer, Allstate is reinventing protection and retirement to help nearly 16 million households insure what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow.

serving the Greater China, Middle East and Brazil to support New Mexico businesses and facilitate trade opportunities. OIT has been awarded an SBA STEP Grant which is being utilized by the department to pay for company participation in foreign trade shows and in matchmaking services like the U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Key Service. OIT conducts frequent seminars and workshops spotlighting on doing business in specific markets or regions, also on the fundamentals of exporting such as export marketing, establishing and managing foreign distribution networks, export financing and letters-ofcredit; shipping and logistics and cross cultural communications.

PSMH’s July loan numbers

PSM Holdings Inc. (OTCBB:PSMH), through its wholly owed subsidiary, PSMI, is pleased to announce the loan production numbers for July, 2012. The company reports it closed just over $55 million in loan production. The average loan size was $179,777. July’s production numbers bring the year-to-date total to over $300 million. In the very near future, look for expansion to the West Coast and the Pacific Northwest areas of the country. This will add significantly to our national footprint. Jeffrey Smith, president and CEO of PSMI, stated; “Our growth strategy is going as planned. Phase one of our strategy was to grow profitability through strategic acquisitions in target markets throughout the country. We have accomplished that goal and are now moving on to Phase two of our growth plan, with a new round of acquisitions planned through 2013 and beyond.” About PSM Holdings Inc.: PSM Holdings, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, PrimeSource Mortgage, Inc. (PSMI) provides mortgage brokerage and banking services across the United States. PSMI is currently licensed in many states across the United States, and oversees the operations of more than 20 branches. For more information, visit

Procter and Gamble’s CEO pay slips 6 percent to $15.2M PSMH announces new office

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co.’s Chairman and CEO Bob McDonald’s compensation declined 6 percent to $15.2 million as the world’s largest consumer products maker’s performance has been tripped up with missteps in pricing and balancing growth in key markets McDonald, 59, who became CEO and president in June 2009 and added the title of chairman in January 2010, received a base salary of $1.6 million for the year ended June 30, according to documents filed Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. That was unchanged from the prior year. But his cash-based bonus of $2.4 million was down 8

percent, and he received stock options that were valued at $4.4 million, down 29 percent from $6.17 million in the prior year. McDonald’s stock awards rose 15 percent to $6.45 million. McDonald didn’t receive a performance-based cash bonus for the second year in a row. Other compensation rose 69 percent to $312.4 million, primarily because of increased air travel. Nearly 90 percent of McDonald’s pay is tied to performance. P&G looks at such measures as organic sales growth, which excludes acquisitions, and earnings-per-share growth. The Procter & Gamble board Compensation &

Leadership Development Committee’s report said it uses CEO pay at 25 other big companies, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Colgate-Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson and General Electric, as a guide in setting McDonald’s compensation. The maker of Tide detergent, Crest toothpaste and other consumer goods has been criticized for not pushing out new products and not cutting costs fast enough. The pressure is on since activist investor William Ackman disclosed in July he has a 1 percent stake in the company. When it released its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results earlier this month, P&G admitted to missteps in pricing and in balancing

growth in emerging markets, which account for about 30 percent of sales, with the realities of an uncertain global economy and lackluster market share growth. P&G reassured investors that its $10 billion cost-cutting plan and its strategy to prioritize investments in bringing new products to market and growing in its biggest and most profitable markets and its biggest emerging countries, are all on track. For the year ended June 30, P&G reported a 9 percent net income decline to $10.90 billion, or $3.66 per share. That compares with the previous year period of $11.93 billion, or $3.93 per share.

PSM Holdings Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, PSMI, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Steamboat Springs, Colo. This new office will come under the direction of our Regional Lending Center in Grand Junction, Colo. We are also excited to welcome Kathryn Pedersen as a mortgage loan originator in the Steamboat market. Kathryn is an experienced mortgage banker and a top producer in Colorado, closing more than $30 million in annual loan production. She made her decision to join PrimeSource after an impressive 10-year association with Yampa Valley Bank, where she served as a vice presi-

dent and mortgage officer.

Ron Hanna, president and CEO of PSMH commented, “We are so pleased to have Kathryn join our team in Colorado. James Pulsipher and Jared Peterson from our Grand Junction Center are in the process of building an incredible regional operation, which leads our company in loan production. Kathryn joins a select group of mortgage professionals that are looking for a firm like ours that provides an array of mortgage products and caters to the consumer in a very unique way.”


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1108 W. SUMMIT HOST: RUTH WISE 317-1605 SOLD "AS IS". Two living areas. Nice home. Screened back porch. Great price for the square footage. Price reduced $75,000 MLS#97181






W NE 1404 HALL DR. HOST: KIM HIBBARD 420-1194 NEW IN ENCHANTED HILLS, 3BD/2BA/2 Car garage, over 2,000 sq. ft., stainless appliances in kitchen, large fenced back yard w/shop. On the corner of Hall & College. Easy access!! $179,000 MLS#98807


CHARMING RIVERSIDE DRIVE 3BD/2BA home. Great porch & sprinkler system in front. Large open kitchen & dining w/an abundance of windows. Sunroom looks out onto private deck. Formal living rm w/fireplace. $118,000 MLS#98502 PAULA GRIEVES 626-7952

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Roswell’s Premier Real Estate Resource

575-622-0875 501 N. MAIN

ED UC ED R ICE PR 3210 NOTTINGHILL HOST: LINDA KIRK 626-3359 PRICE REDUCED! MORE HOUSE FOR THE MONEY! 4 BEDROOM w/split bedroom plan, dramatic vaulted ceiling w/beams in Living Room, super nice kitchen w/granite counters, tile floors, stainless steel appliances. Amenities galore-must see! $239,000 MLS#98667


ALL ELECTRIC 3BD/2BA home w/ solar support . Metal exterior trim & soffit & thermal paned windows. Small office w/ storage & side door for entry. Great landscaping. $137,900 MLS#98651 ALEX PANKEY 626-5006

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COMPLETELY REMODELED beautiful 3BD/2BA home. Kitchen has wonderful custom wood cabinets & the wood floors have been restored. There is a custom built deck right off of the back covered patio. $138,500 MLS#98916 RILEY ARMSTRONG 910-4655



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3303 SHINKLE DR. HOST: RILEY ARMSTRONG 910-4655 GORGEOUS HOUSE. LIKE NEW. Split floor plan. Over 2600sf. Two living areas, 4th bdrm can be mother-in-law $274,900 MLS#98870

602 S. PINE AVE. HOST: RUTH WISE 317-1605 ADORABLE HOME It shows pride of ownership, has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and two living areas. Beautiful enchanting yard. $104,900 MLS#98402

607 S. PINE AVE. HOST: RUTH WISE 317-1605 VERY COMFORTABLE Beautiful fireplace and over 2130sf. 3/2/2 carports. Huge master bedroom w/sitting area $127,900 MLS#98795

5142 W. COLLEGE BLVD. HOST: LINDA KIRK 626-3359 FABULOUS COUNTRY HOME! Gorgeous open design, split bdrm plan, 3BD/2.5BA/2 car garage w/Library/Office, 2 Living areas, exceptional Master Bdrm & Bath, huge Kitchen. Workshop. W.on Co.Club to Mark Rd.S.on Mark College-turn right. Home on the left. $325,000 MLS#98539

BEAUTIFUL WELL-MAINTAINED 4BD/2.5BA in a desirable NW area located on a quiet culde-sac with great curb appeal. Split floor plan & large laundry room. Wet bar & brick fireplace in living room. $280,000 MLS#98629 JEN GALLAGHER 317-9076

FABULOUS CUSTOM BUILT family home w/spacious yard & plenty of extras. Hardwood floors in entry, dining room & kitchen. Split 2 & 2 floor plan. Master bath features large walk-in tile shower w/bench & jetted tub. $279,000 MLS#98668 JIM CLARK 317-5651

LOCATION PLUS CHARM in this 3 BR 2 Bath over 3,000 sp. ft. home with guest house, mother in law apartment facing the golf course. Large lot. $295,000 MLS #98513 CALL PATTY McCLELLAND 626-7824

LIVE IN SANTA FE STYLE Custom SW 4BD/4BA w/2 living & dining areas. Large open Great Room incl. kitchen, living room & dining area. Beautiful kitchen w/granite countertops & stainless appliances. & 2 kiva FP”s. $430,000 MLS#98515 JEAN BROWN 910-7355

See Homes for Sale, Open Houses and Available Rentals at HOMESITES:


1005/1009 E Hendricks...$6000 Mistico - 5 acres. Excellent home site with really good view. $24,900 El Rosal - 6.7 acres, extra large building site in Beautiful Buena Vida...$29,000 4.889 Acres MOL 5207 W Thunderbird Ln $59,000

Roomy 3 bedroom, 2 3/4 bath double lot, pool, fireplace and much more in northeast



MUST SEE! #98469.

Call Lynn for more info 575-626-7506

524 E BERRENDO 3 bedroom 1 bath 2 car garage. Fixer Upper. Extra large lot in good area.

COMMERCIAL LOTS: 3 lots E. McGaffey...$30,000 2 lots E. McGaffey...$$27,500 2 lots S. Main..........$100,000

$175,000 2710 HIGHLAND RD.

NEW ON THE MARKET - Extremely well maintained home with lots of extras. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, two car garage all brick home. Brick fireplace that opens into living room & dining room. All appliances remain including refrigerator, washer & dryer. Nicely landscaped. This home is a must see!


IMMACULATE HOME WITH OVER 3,000 SQ. FT. (INCLUDES SUNROOM) LOCATED IN ENCHANTED HILLS. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage, all appliances remain including washer, dryer & refrigerator. Sprinkler system front & back, lovely backyard- peach & apricot trees, gate for RV. Motivated seller!!

Properties Priced to Sell!

Taylor & Taylor Realtors® Ltd.

#5 Cedar Dr. 4306 W. McGaffey 3105 Riverside Dr. 2724 Dusty Miller 3659 Spring River Rd 1302 E. Second St. 701 S. Main

$ 85,000 $ 75,000 $228,000 $145,000 $265,000 $ 95,000 $199,000

Sherlea Taylor Melodi Salas

420-1978 626-7663

400 W. Second Roswell, NM 88201 • (575) 622-1490 • 1-800-687-0444

Open Today From 2:00 - 4:30 Please Stop By

of Roswell

110 E. Country Club Road in Roswell • 622-7191 • OPEN HOUSE 2:00 TO 3:30 PM

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4 NORTH SKY CUSTOM BUILT – 4 BEDROOM! Open floor concept, split brdm design, 20x20 tiles flrs. NEW hardwood flrs. Solid surface cntrs., 10’ raised ceiling-lvrm. Ext. Kit/Dng. Combo. w/French Doors; Cust. Amenities #98861 HOSTESS: SHIRLEY CHILDRESS

3106 DIAMOND A DRIVE PLACE FOR MAN-CAVE & FAMILY TOO! This 7/6/3 home has 5000sf of real living. Double split living areas on 1/2+ acres to play! #98663 $565,000 HOSTESS: CHERYLE PATTISON

3502 HIGHLAND VALUE & LOCATION!! Tremendous value on this all brick 3bdrm/2 bath home with guest house in Enchanted Hills. Oversized 2 car garage. Don’t miss this one!! #98355 $159,000 HOST: JAMES DODSON

LOOKING FOR COMFORT IN SW ROSWELL? Check out this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home on large corner lot. Close to schools and shopping. RV hook up and parking. #98753 $143,900 CALL: CHUCK

READY TO MOVE INTO AND ENJOY! New fans, paint & doors. A finished Basement plus a BONUS – the lot next door goes with the property. #98885 $85,000 CALL: DEAN

ONE OWNER, CUSTOM BUILT 4/2/2, W/OPEN FLOOR PLAN & SPLIT BEDROOMS. Nice kitchen w/island, breakfast bar & granite. Great backyard w/deck & hot tub. #98847 Owner/Agent - Karen Mendenhall

415 N. LEA

PRICE SLASHED WAS $129,900 NOW $112,000 1400 SF historic treasure all updated with 700 SF finished basement for the hobbiest. 3BR/1BA/1GAR Homes West Realty Owner/Broker 317-1078, 627-1355



Charlotte became a Realtor in 1984 when she moved to Albuquerque. She has 28 years of real estate experience and has worked for Prudential before but left Roswell for a couple of years to work in Albuquerque. She relocated again to Roswell last year and has been with the Roswell Symphony Orchestra as the Finance Director. She is excited to be back home and back with Prudential.

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RILEY ARMSTRONG 910-4655 Riley is a native of Roswell and has been involved in the construction materials industry for 35 years including the family ranching business. He has served on many community boards & currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Historical Foundation for Southeast New Mexico. Riley has always had an interest in real estate and recently decided to pursue his interest by becoming a licensed associate broker with Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors®. His primary focus is in the residential market, farms and ranches. “Invest in Roswell – Where Living is Easy”

WOW! Check out this 3 BR, 2 bath, lovely home. Brick, high ceilings, fireplace, split BR plan. New roof to be installed! Approx. 1800 sq ft. #98509 $159,000 CALL: CONNIE

James Dodson 910-1121

Dean Day 626-5110

Steve Denio 626-6567

Cheryle Pattison 626-2154

Connie Denio 626-7948

Shirley Childress Karen Mendenhall 317-4117 910-6465

Chuck Hanson 626-7963

D2 Sunday, August 26, 2012 002. Northeast 307 SUNRISE, Sat-Sun, 8-5. Female clothes, shoes, washer, dryer, futon bunk bed, misc.

003. East

6315 BAR-L, Saturday-Sunday, 7am-5pm.

004. Southeast ESTATE SALE: 317 E. Van Buren, Sat-Sun, Sun up to Sun down.

006. Southwest 510 S. Aspen, Fri-Sun, 9am-1pm. Misc. items, gas stove, new saw. 608 S. Ohio, Sat-Sun, 7am-? No Early Birds. Tools, toys, games, furnture & more.

007. West

1400 W. 2nd Sp. O Fri. 8/17 thru Wed. 8/29 Western Wear Store Closing Sale. Everything Must Go. Some fixtures, slatwalls, display cases, boots, hats, pants, & wallets. 102 N. Delaware, Sat-Sun, 8-12pm. Furniture & misc.

008. Northwest MOVING SALE 1002 Saunders Dr., Sunday, 8am-6pm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS 015. Personals Special Notice

FOOD ADDICTS Anonymous 12 step fellowship offering freedom from food addiction. Meetings Mondays 12pm, Fridays at 7pm, Dry Harbor Club, 202 E. Van Buren. For more info call 575-910-8178 or 575-910-8179 FAYE HARDIN, of Insight, our Washington D.C. TV news reporter, will be at Los Cerritos, 2103 N. Main, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2:30-4:30pm.

025. Lost and Found

FOUND BOXER in Dexter area, please call 734-6666 to identify. FOUND: 2 dogs, small pets, Sunday afternoon near Washington/19th St. 622-2500

FOUND THURSDAY by Washington Ave. School during thunderstorm. Reddish/brown Lab or Lab mix. Call to identify, 317-4375. FOUND CUTE, white poodle, 804 W. 4th St., 626-4822.

FOUND 8/24/12, Terrier, N. Main & Mescalero. Call 317-9613 to identify.

045. Employment Opportunities

A.S. HORNER, a leader in heavy highway construction, is seeking qualified applicants for a project in Hagerman, NM to fill the following positions:

• Mechanics 2+ years experience. Must have Heavy Equipment experience. • Oilers 2+ years experience as a mechanic. Must have CDL license with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements. •Heavy Equipment Operators • Crew Leaders • Laborers • Carpenters/Form setters • CDL Drivers •Concrete Finishers/ Paving Crews Candidates with experience in heavy highway construction are encouraged to apply! Salary depends on experience. Drug testing is required. Please send resumes to or fax to 505-873-4867 or apply in person at: Roswell Workforce Connection Office 2110 S. Main, Roswell, NM 88203.

LOOKING FOR an experienced Auto-Mechanic and Window tinting technician in Carlsbad, NM, great pay, housing and benefits available. For more information please call (432) 664-4668 or (432) 557-7202. Buscando a un Mecanico Automotriz y a un Polarizador de ventanas con experiencia en Carlsbad, NM, buen sueldo, vivienda y beneficios disponibles. Para mas informacion hable al (432) 664-4668 o al (432) 557-7202. CLINICAL THERAPIST Counseling Associates, Inc., a well established, progressive community mental health center, seeking to fill above position.

Position requires Master’s Degree from accredited university. Must have a New Mexico license; requires experience in demonstrated assessment, counseling, documentation and cultural competency skills. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. Excellent fringe benefits include: Health insurance, retirement plan and vacation package. Salary DOE. An EOE. Open until filled. Send resume to: Counseling Associates, Inc. PO Box 1978 Roswell, NM 88202

045. Employment Opportunities

NOW HIRING full time for sales associate. Apply at ZALES.COM SOUTHEAST NM Community Action Corporation Roswell Head Start Program is accepting applications for:

Education Assistant ~ $15.12 Teacher ~ $15.12 - $21.26 (DOQ) Teacher Assistant ~ $10.03 !!! 4 DAY WORK WEEK (Mon-Thurs)!!!

WORK SCHEDULE PER HEAD START CALENDAR REVIEW DEADLINE ~ AUGUST 27, 2012 POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED Review job description & work schedule at the Department of Workforce Solutions at 2110 S. Main, Roswell, NM SNMCAC is an EEOE DEAN BALDWIN PAINTING, LP

Dean Baldwin Painting, LP aircraft strip and paint services, is presently looking to fill the following long term, full-time positions:

PAINTERS – Exp in stripping and painting aircraft or vehicles. Salary up to $18 p/h DOE – Night shift

PAINTER HELPERS – Exp preferred. On the job training available! Starting salary without exp $8.94 p/h. Exp: shall be reviewed to determine hourly wage. – Night shift INSPECTORS – A&P License and NDT exp preferred.

A&P MECHANICS – A&P License required and exp as an aircraft mechanic preferred. Salary up to $19.00 p/h based on exp. DOT Drug Test and FAA regulated background check required.

DBP is a 40 year established company, with a major production facility located in Roswell, NM. We perform high quality aircraft strip and paint services for commercial airlines, corporate and military aircraft. We offer excellent starting salary, on the job training and an excellent employee benefit package including employee medical, life insurance, dental and vision, 401(k) plan, vacations and holidays. Please fax your resume to 575-347-2589 or email to teresac@

Construction Lead Positions open - concrete formwork & finisher, carpenter, drywall, tile setter & others. Benefits include retirement program, vacation, holidays, tool allowance. Valid driver’s license, MVD driving record, pre-employment DT required. Applications at 7 Petro Dr., Roswell. No Phone Calls Please. SOCIAL WORKER needed part time with a Master’s degree. Equivalent PTO benefits limited. Open Mon-Sat. Off Sundays. Apply on our websit: FMCNA.COM SMALL GOURMET restaurant on working ranch seeks mature, well rounded Christian, non smoker, honest and cheerful chef. Duties include management of kitchen personnel, inventory mgmt, food preparation and mgmt of storage. Must have been currently employed and able to pass credit inquiry and drug testing. No inquiries without 3 references. Call 575-653-4041.

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

Education Transition Manager Position in Artesia

Southeast NM Community Action Corporation Head Start Program is accepting applications for an Education Transition Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified ECE trained person with supervisory experience. Responsible for the implementation and coordination of the Education content area. Salary range is $28,304 to $39,798 (DOQ). Attractive benefit package that includes a 4-day work week (M-Th), paid holidays, Medical/LTD/Life insurances, retirement plans, annual and sick leaves, and various training opportunities. WORK SCHEDULE PER HEAD START CALENDAR REVIEW DEADLINE ~ AUGUST 27, 2012 POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED All applications must be submitted to the Department of Workforce Solutions at 704 W. Main, Artesia, NM SNMCAC is an EEOE

ALL ABOUT SPAS is accepting applications for a Sales Associate. We are looking for a responsible individual who is seeking long term employment. Join our team, selling quality hot tubs, pool tables and Tempur-pedic mattresses. Great earning potential with opportunity for advancement. Must be able to pass drug screening & background check. Inquire at All About Spas, 3700 N. Main St., Roswell. MOTHERS AND Others. CEO income potential, no inventory, no selling, no risk, not MLM. To learn more about our company please call our 24- hour 4 minute recorded message: (559-546-1913)


045. Employment Opportunities

LOOKING FOR an experienced Medical Office Administrator, 3 to 5 years experience a must. Please call 575-625-8430 or mail in resume to PO Box 1617 Roswell, NM 88202. KYMERA

NEW MEDICAL OFFICE POSITIONS: As a growing Independent Physicians Office, Kymera and is now seeking Qualified Applicants for: Phlebotomist Qualities: Good communication and documentation skills Dependable, Flexible with work schedule, Hard worker and a team player. Education: HS+ certification, Experience is a plus. Fax Resume w/coversheet to: HR Manger 627-9520

SERVICE TECHNICIAN needed at Pecos Valley Equipment. Please fax resume to 575-748-1401 or e-mail to laustin@ or pick up application at 1015 South Atkinson, Roswell or 312 W. Richey in Artesia, NM. AmeriPride Linen and Apparel REQUISITION#105052


Application open from August 21, 2012 to September 21, 2012 High School Diploma/GED, experience with route sales desired, ability to work directly with customers, build relationship with customers by providing resolutions to problems and complaints, clean driving record, ability to lift up to 50 lbs and pass a Department of Transportation drug test and physical. Competitive salary and benefits. Application must be filled out online at



-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish August 26, 2012 Public Notice of Meeting of the Southeast Regional Planning Organization (SERPO)

A Meeting of the Policy and Technical Committees of the Southeast Regional Planning Organization (SERPO) will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 10:00 am at the Bondurant Room, Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania, Roswell, New Mexico.

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 meeting, please contact the Southeastern New Mexico Economic Development District (SNMEDD) at (575) 624-6131 at least one (1) week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact SNMEDD at (575) 624-6131 if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed. -----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish August 19, 26, 2012 ROSWELL SELF STORAGE

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

Monica Garcia or Erica Acevedo Donna James Jeanette L. Manzanera Renee Miller or C.J. Stark Ashley Sifuentes or Cathy Baker Dinah Waite Susan Whitt

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 September 14, 2012. The purpose of the public sale or other disposition of the property is to satisfy the lien of said company for storage of said goods, wares and merchandise, together with incidental and proper charges pertaining thereto, including the reasonable expenses of this sale, all as allowed by laws of the state of New Mexico. Michael Woods Roswell Self Storage


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Publish August 26, 2012 NOTICE TO BIDDERS CITY OF ROSWELL

Bid Number: ITB-13-025 RIAC Long Term Parking Lot A Unit Price Contract

Scope of Work: This project is to construct a paved parking lot at the Roswell International Air Center. Work includes removals, subgrade prep, base course, plant mix bituminous pavement, curbing, sidewalk, ADA ramps, lighting, pavement markings, traffic control and other associated work to complete project.

__________________________________________________________________ The City of Roswell requests SEALED BIDS until 2:00 P.M., ON September 25, 2012, in the Council Chamber at City Hall, Roswell, New Mexico for the above bid. __________________________________________________________________

All bid proposals will be clearly marked on the outside of the sealed envelope with the bid number shown above. FACSIMILE PROPOSALS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.

Complete copies of the Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents may be examined in, and obtained from the office of the City Engineer, 415 N. Richardson Ave, Roswell, New Mexico, by any contractor licensed in the State of New Mexico. Any shipping or mailing costs will be the responsibility of the respective contractor and/or bidder. To help the City of Roswell defray printing costs; it is requested that unsuccessful bidders return the bidding documents in usable condition within ten (10) days after bidding. Project Engineer is Louis Najar, PE, office phone is 575-637-6281. All bids received are subject to approval of the City Council at the next regularly scheduled meeting.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids received in case of ambiguity or lack of clearness, qualifications, references, and the right to determine the best bid, or, to reject the same and to waive irregularities and technicalities.


/s/Dave Kunko Purchasing Director

Roswell Daily Record

045. Employment Opportunities

DO YOU want a Career with Cable One? You must have a go get ‘em attitude and enjoy customer service.

FREE Cable, internet & phone. • Install and service Cable One’s video, phone & internet services. • Must be able to operate power tools and hand tools safely and work in all seasons and some scheduled weekends. • Lift 80 pound ladder. • Gladly educate customers as to the proper operation of all services & equipment • Must possess a valid driver’s license, be a team player, be selfmotivated, & possess good communication, technical and public relation skills. • Must pass preemployment testing that includes Math skills, background check along with physical & drug screening. Please apply in person at 2005 S. Main. No calls. •

DOMINOS PIZZA Drivers Wanted: Earn $8-$15 hrly. Must be at leat 18 years old with 2 year driving history and good Motor Vehicle Record. Apply online at


Opportunities for advancement.

045. Employment Opportunities

NEED EXPERIENCED Porter/Detail person. Must have good driving record, background check and references, dependable, highly motivated and energetic. Apply in person at 1505 W. 2nd St. No Phone Calls Please. CARRIER SUBSTITUTE wanted in the Artesia area. Work 2 days a week or more delivering route. Must have valid drivers license and good driving record. Call 575-910-6503, ask for Carmen. LIBERTY FINANCE has a full time temporary position available. Must have strong customer service and attention to detail required. Must have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license and be able to pass background check and drug test. Apply in person at 2601 N. Main, Suite C. SMALL IRRIGATED livestock farm seeks Christian, non smoker/drinker person or family to assist in daily operations. Duties include basic mechanic and weld, tractor operations, irrigation mgmt, fence repair, discing, reseeding, fertilizing, barn management and livestock feeding. Must be very knowledgeable with cattle and horses. Good pay and housing for right person/family. Please don't call without references. 575-653-4041


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Notice is hereby given pursuant to 22-8-6 NMSA 1978 that the regular meeting of the Board of Education for the Dexter Consolidated School District #6, County of Chaves, State of New Mexico will be on Monday, September 10, 2012 7:00 p.m., MST at the Central Office Board Room, 100 N Lincoln, for the purpose of taking action upon items on the agenda for such meeting. A Board Workshop will be held at 6:00 p.m. prior to the meeting for discussion of the Board Agenda. Board members will meet in executive session for the purpose or discussion of student, personnel, legal and property issues pursuant to Section real 10-15-1(E)(11)(2)(5)(8) NMSA 1978 Open Meetings Act. This is a public hearing and all school patrons are invited to attend.

Dexter Consolidated Schools Board of Education Donna Evrage, President -----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish August 26, Sept. 2, 2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR (1) NEW BEER & WINE ONLY RESTAURANT LIQUOR LICENSE TO GALACTIC SUSHI, LLC., dba GALACTIC SUSHI

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held to issue (1) new beer and wine only restaurant liquor license by the City Council of the City of Roswell during their regular meeting on September 13, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 425 North Richardson, Roswell, New Mexico. 1. Applicant:

Proposed: Action Licensee’s:

Galactic Sushi, LLC 4311C N. Main Street Roswell, NM 88201

New Beer & Wine (only) Restaurant Liquor License Application # 820215 Galactic Sushi 4311C N. Main Street Roswell, NM 88201

At the meeting the Council may take action approving or disapproving the proposed application. CITY SEAL

/s/ Dave Kunko Roswell City Clerk -----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish August 26, Sept. 2, 2012 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID

Sealed Bids will be received by the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) on behalf of Cooperative Educational Services and its other AEPA Member Agencies until 1:30 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, October 17, 2012 for: A. Digital MFD/Copiers, Printers and Managed Document Services, B. Roofing & Building Envelope Services, C. Medicaid Billing, D. Food Service Distribution, E. Food Manufacturers, F. Custodial Equipment, G. Athletic Lighting.

Each bid package consists of three or more parts: Part A — Notice to Bidders, Bid Procedures and Terms and Conditions (Same for all bid commodities) Part B — Commodity Specifications Part C — Bid Forms Part D - G — Additional Bid Forms if required (varies by commodity)

There will be a Voluntary Pre-Bid Phone Conference on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, for any interested vendors. Vendors must pre-register by Thursday, September 6, 2012, 3 PM EDT by emailing the Pre-bid Conference Call Registration Form (found on AEPA Bid website,, to Jill Gemberling at or by faxing registration form to 888-490-3184. No registration will be accepted after this date. Bidders must indicate which bid category or categories that they would like to participate in their registration. An email confirmation with details of the phone conference will be sent to the bidder at least 24 hours prior to the conference call. All bids shall be submitted to CSIU, 90 Lawton Lane Milton, PA 17847-9756, in a sealed envelope marked “SEALED BID AEPA #013” on the front of the envelope. Note that Bidders must be able to provide their proposed products and services in up to 26 states including California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Bid documents can be downloaded after registering from the web at AEPA or Cooperative Educational Services reserves the right to reject any or all bids in whole or in part; to waive any formalities or irregularities in any bids, and to accept the bids, which in its discretion, within state law, are for the best interest of Cooperative Educational Services and/or other AEPA Member Agencies and/or their Participating Entities. Bids will be opened and publicly read immediately following the deadline. Cooperative Educational Services may be contacted by telephone (505) 344-5470, fax (505) 344-9343, mail 4216 Balloon Park Road NE, Albuquerque NM 87109 or e-mail ( from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, except holidays. /s/ David Chavez, Executive Director

045. Employment Opportunities

SODEXO IS seeking a motivated Food Service Supervisor for New Mexico Military Institute. This is a 7 days a week operation serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Responsibilities will include: Supervision of day-to-day activities of subordinates, assigns responsibility for specific work or functional activities, ensures a safe working environment and monitors employee productivity. The ability to communicate in Spanish would assist in managing the workforce at this location. Strong customer service skills a must. Interested parties please submit resume with cover letter to main office in Bates Hall no later than August 31, 2012.

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

045. Employment Opportunities DAYLIGHT DONUTS hiring counter help. 4am-12pm.

Hampton Inn & Suites: Seeking Full Time front desk, part time night audit and aggressively friendly professionals to join our guest services team. Training will be provided to the right candidate who exhibits professionalism, friendliness and a willingness to do what it takes for our guests. Legendary Service and Advancement available. Apply in person @ 3607 N. Main.

ADMIRAL BEVERAGE is hiring CDL driver position must be filled immediately, and only serious prospects need apply. Must have clean driving record. Great benefits, excellent pay, group health insurance. 1018 S. Atkinson


-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish August 26, 2012

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS Notice is hereby given that the Roswell City Council will consider Ordinances 12-05, 12-06 described below during its regular meeting at 7:00 p.m., September 13, 2012 in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 425 N. Richardson, Roswell, New Mexico. The City Council will conduct Public Hearings to hear comment in favor of or against the proposed ordinances and may thereafter take final action. ORDINANCE NO. 12-05




Complete copies of the proposed ordinances are available for inspection in the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall during normal business hours and copies may be purchased upon payment of copying costs. -----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish Aug. 12, 19, 26, 2012 and Sep. 02, 2012 STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

NO. D-504-CV-2011-00858





NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Special Master will on September 7, 2012 at 1:30 PM, the West steps entrance of the Chaves County Courthouse, 400 N. Virginia, sell and convey to the highest bidder for cash al the right, title, and interest of the above-named defendants in and to the following described real estate located in said County and State:

Lot 1, Block 11 of Pauly Addition, in the City of Roswell, County of CHAVES and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat recorded August 16, 1895 in Plat Book A, Page 28, Real Property Records of Chaves County, New Mexico.

The Address of the real property is 400 South Kansas Avenue, Roswell, NM 88203. Plaintiff does not represent or warrant that the stated street address is the street address of the described property; if the street address does not match the legal description, then the property being sold herein is the property more particularly described above, not the property located at the street address; any prospective purchaser at the sale is given notice that it should verify the location and address of the property being sold. Said sale will be made pursuant to the judgment entered on July 11, 2012 in the above entitled and numbered cause, which was a suit to foreclose a mortgage held by the above Plaintiff and wherein Plaintiff was adjudged to have a lien against the above-described real estate in the sum of $76,258.83 plus interest from March 18, 2012 to the date of sale at the rate of 5.910% per annum, the costs of sale, including the Special Master’s fee, publication costs, and Plaintiff’s costs expended for taxes, insurance, and keeping the property in good repair. Plaintiff has the right to bid at such sale and submit its bid verbally or in writing. The Plaintiff may apply all or any part of its judgment to the purchase price in lieu of cash. At the date and time stated above, the Special Master may postpone the sale to such later date and time as the Special Master may specify. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that this sale may be subject to a bankruptcy filing, a pay off, a reinstatement or any other condition that would cause the cancellation of the sale. Further, if any of these conditions exist at the time of sale, this sale will be null and void, the successful bidder’s funds shall be returned, and the Special Master and the mortgagee giving this notice shall not be liable to the successful bidder for any damages. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the real property and improvements concerned with herein will be sold subject to any and all patent reservations, easements, all recorded and unrecorded liens not foreclosed herein and all recorded and unrecorded special assessments and taxes that 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 rights of redemption


Jeffrey Lake Special Master Southwest Support Group 20 First Plaza NW, Suite #20 Albuquerque, NM 87102


Roswell Daily Record 045. Employment Opportunities

NOW APPLY within Tatum Backhoe Service for CDL drivers and backhoe operators. Contact Mike, 575-369-7935. The Roswell Refuge is seeking a part-time Victim Advocate to work in a 24/7 domestic violence shelter. Must have clean driving record. $10 per hour. Week-day, weekend, and/or overnight hours possible. If interested, please send your resumes to PO Box 184 or drop them off at 1306 W. College. Counseling Associates, Inc. is currently hiring a Community Support Specialist to teach life skills to adults with severe and persistent mental illness. This position requires the ability to coordinate and provide necessary services and resources to clients and families to promote recovery, rehabilitation and resiliency. Bachelors degree with 2 years experience working with this population. Bi-lingual strongly preferred. Salary DOE. An EOE. Send Resumes to: Counseling Associates, Inc. Terri Ketner PO Box 1978 Roswell, NM 88202 RN’S & P.T’s....Frontier Medical Home Care is currently accepting resumes for full & part time positions. Home Care offers you the freedom and flexibility that your current job may not, great pay and a great staff make this one of the best part time or full time jobs in the field. Please drop off resumes and applications at 217-A N. Main St.

The Roswell Refuge is seeking a Facilitator for domestic violence offender treatment groups. The Facilitator must organize and facilitate groups for court-ordered individuals. Four to six hours a week. Day-time and/or evening classes available. $14.55 per hour. If interested, please send your resumes to PO Box 184 or drop them off at 1215 N. Garden

HUGHESNET HIGH Speed Satellite Internet is seeking a 1099 installation technician. Construction & technology knowledge is helpful. Training & certifications are provided, truck & tools can be provided. Must be willing to provide excellent customer service, enjoy working outdoors, be a self- starter & reliable. Must be in excellent physical condition, clean driving record, clean criminal history & drugscreen. 5x12=$1000 per week. Email your work related experience & contact info to: Hair Art by Renee In need of a cosmetologist and nail tech. Must have a professional attitude and a passion for the industry! Contact Renee, 317-0689. UPS STORE requires retail experience, outstanding customer service skills and a willingness to work hard, competitive wage plus incentives. Apply in person at 115 E. College or email resume to

AIRLINES ARE HIRING – Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified – Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 888-206-4704. CDL DRIVERS Wanted: Regional routes, home weekends, competitive pay. Must have current physical and clean MVR. Positions to fill immediately. Call 575-461-4221, 1-800-750-4221 or email to: jimhayes66@

045. Employment Opportunities

DEAN BALDWIN Painting is seeking a Training Manager for the Roswell, NM Facility. The Training Mngr ensures Production, Mech, Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Mngmt personnel meet all DBP, FAA and customer training requirements. Immediate/Permanent Position; Salary, Excellent Benefits, DFW, EOE, email your resume to teresac@ or fax to 575-347-2589. Office Help, 20 hours per wk, must have typing skills, $9/hr. Call 575-420-7533.

SERVICES 080. Alterations

RITZY RAGS Alterations is back in business. Call Susan at 420-6242 for all your sewing needs.

105. Childcare

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

140. Cleaning

DOG bather/groomer. No drug test. 623-5593 or 910-8166

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252

NOW HIRING - Sales professionals, customer service reps, experienced car detailers, and other positions. Seeking courteous professionals with an outgoing personality and a drive for success. We offer an excellent benefit package including HEALTH, DENTAL, VISION, 401k and PAID VACATION. No experience required. All applicants must pass a drug test. Apply in person at Roswell Toyota 2211 W. 2nd. St. Ask for Billy Sills.

CLEANING SERVICE, carpet cleaning, etc. 575-626-8587



As a growing Independent Physicians' Office, Kymera and is now seeking Qualified Applicants for: Roswell Cancer Center:

Medical Assistant: FT - 1-2 yrs exp working in a medical office. Applicants must possess the ability to work with multiple patients in a high volume office setting, background in chart preparation, EMR knowledge, familiarity with completing injections & drawing lab-work, and multi-tasking skills. Certification preferred. Primary Care Physicians Clinic:

Billing/Coding Specialist FT- Exp in collections, billing and coding, & computer skills required. Knowledge of EMR systems. Qual: Min. 2 yrs medical billing collections and billing/coding exp; superb communication & people skills. Phlebotomist Qualities: Good communication and documentation skills. Dependable, flexible with work-schedule, and knowledge of EMR. Education: HS & Certification, Experience is a plus. Please Fax resume with cover letter to: HR Mngr 627-9520

PROPANE DELIVERY/DRIVER Must have CDL with existing Hazmat and be willing and able to pass difficult LP3 exam. No more than 2 moving violations in past 24 months. Apply at 1306 E. 2nd St. $15-$20/Hr, DOE. ACT NOW $1600/mo to start, no experience needed, 17 people to start ASAP, some outdoor work involved, rapid promotion possible for motivational people. Call 575-578-4817 or 575-317-2821, Mon-Weds. INTELLIGENCE PROFESSIONALS, PART-TIME. Sign-on bonus up to $20K. Great pay/benefits. Hi-tech security training. Retirement. Call Mon-Fri (800) 354-9627.

COMFORT KEEPERS is seeking kind, caring & personable individuals to provide non-medical in-home care to the elderly and those recovering from illness. We provide companionship, meal preparation, housekeeping, personal care, and other needed care services for our clients. Full & Part-time positions available. Flexible schedule. Applicants must have a very neat appearance, possess a valid driver’s license and auto insurance. Stop by 1410 S Main today to apply.

230. General Repair

REPAIRS NEEDED? D&B Property Maintenance is your repair specialist. Painting, sheetrock, landscaping & much more. No job too small, one call does it all! Free est. 623-8922

235. Hauling

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

269. Excavating

BACKHOE LOADER, BobCat backhoe, dump trailer, equipment hauler, for hire. Call Mike, 575-937-0823.

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

WW LAWN Service Property cleanup - Lawn & field mowing - Shrub & hedge trimming - Rock installation & much more. Call Juan, 626-6121.

I am an exp. housekeeper many years $10.50 hrly, Sun. to Sat. 627-0416 or 637-0138 lv mesg SUNSHINE WINDOW Service Free estimates. 575-626-5153 or 626-5458

150. Concrete

Slabs, patios, sidewalks, curbing, Rodriguez Const. Since 1974 Lic. 22689. Call 420-0100

185. Electrical

ELECTRICAL SERVICES Any size electrical job. Lic#360025. 575-840-7937

195. Elderly Care

DEPENDABLE PRIVATE Caregiver to the rescue, will provide 24hr care, yrs. of exp. Tina 420-8877

COMFORT KEEPERS the name you can trust when keeping you or a loved one living safely in the privacy of home. We offer a range of services which enable us to customize a care plan specifically for your needs. Full range of Personal Care and Companion Services. All caregivers are bonded and insured. We take care of all payroll taxes and workers compensation. For more information call @ 624-9999. Serving Chaves County for over 10 years.

Compassionate, reliable, honest & private provider, many years exp. 637-5337 I WILL care for your loved ones. Ref. Prefer nights. 623-3717 LIGHT HOUSEKEEPING, run errands, cook meals, ref. Call 910-3948.

Summer Clean-up rake leaves, tree trimming, weed eating, haul trash, property clean-up & much more. Call Joseph, 317-2242. “Big E’s” Landscaping & Yardwork mow, trim, prune property clean-up reason. rates senior disc. 914-6025 LAWN SERVICE, property cleanup, tree cut down, etc. 575-910-2033 GARCIA’S LAWN Mowing, Trimming, Sprinkler Repairs, Trash, much more. Call 575-914-0803.

285. Miscellaneous Services

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS. WIN or Pay Nothing! Start Your Application In Under 60 Seconds. Call Today! Contact Disability Group, Inc. Licensed Attorneys & BBB Accredited. Call 877-738-1851. AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE! A Premier Discount Plan. SAVE on medical, dental, vision and prescription drugs for as little as $29.95/month. Enroll today. Call 1-866-507-4631. GET FREE OF CREDIT CARD DEBT NOW! Cut payments by up to half. Stop creditors from calling. 877-639-3441 ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice, *Hospitality. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 800-482-3316 MEDICAL ALERT for Seniors - 24/7 monitoring. FREE Equipment. FREE Shipping. Nationwide Service. $29.95/Month CALL Medical Guardian Today 888-416-2099

200. Fencing

Rodriguez Construction FOR WOOD, metal, block, stucco fencing, Since 1974. Lic. 22689. 420-0100 M.G. HORIZONS free estimates for installation. Chainlink, wood, metal & block. 575-623-1991 6FT CHAINLINK fence, 50ft roll, $65 per roll, 420-1352 or 626-7488

220. Furniture Repair WE BUILD and repair furniture. 1727 SE Main, 840-7849 or 626-8466

225. General Construction

ATTENTION DIABETICS with Medicare. Get a FREE talking meter and diabetic testing supplies at NO COST, plus FREE home delivery! Best of all, this meter eliminates painful finger pricking! Call 866-406-2158 ATTENTION SLEEP APNEA SUFFERERS with Medicare. Get FREE CPAP Replacement Supplies at NO COST, plus FREE home delivery! Best of all, prevent red skin sores and bacterial infection! Call 866-938-5101.

310. Painting/ Decorating

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

230. General Repair

Milligan Contracting home improvements, bath reno's, tiling, painting, fencing & more. Look for me on Angie’s List. Call Geary at 575-578-9353.

TIME TO PAINT? Quality int./ext. painting at affordable prices. Call 637-9108.

345. Remodeling

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

“Big E’s” Handyman/Maint Services Quality work. Reasonable rates. Free est. Senior disc. 914-6025

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




Emergency Communications Consolidated Dispatch Dispatcher

Civil Designer II Capital Improvements Laborer I – Parks (Temp FT) Parks Museum Attendant I (FT)

Transit System Dispatcher


Pecos Trails

Water & Sewer Maintainer I Water-Maint & Transmission (CDL License Required)



$18.7852-$22.8337/hr $7.5000/hr $8.3021-$11.4162/hr


$10.5958 to $14.5704/hr


09/14/12 12/31/12 08/27/12

Until Filled


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

350. Roofing

RWC SHINGLE Roofings. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397

GUTTERS For All Your Rain Gutter Needs! Call WH Seamless Aluminum Gutter Systems, LLC. Locally owned. Free estimates. 575-626-0229.

Guaranteed Shingle Roof jobs. Locally owned. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const. 626-4079 or 622-2552.

393. Storage Sheds

STORAGE SHED No credit check, No deposit, guaranteed 7 day delivery and/or we pay you $250. Any building, any size, any option, starts at $54 monthly. Affordable Portables, 4718 W. 2nd St. 637-4972 or 420-1274

395. Stucco Plastering

Stucco, Lath, synthetic, guaranteed work. Memo 575-637-1217 RWC Lath and Stucco. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397

STUCCO WIRE w/paper, 100ft rolls, $45 420-1352 or 626-7488

405. TractorWork

ATTACHMENT to do any work. Disc, posthole digger, brush hog, blade, etc. 347-0142 or 575-317-7738

410. Tree Service

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

435. Welding

RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insurance.

Hector (575) 910-8397

440. Window Repair

PET DOORS installed in glass doors & windows. Call for details. All types of glass replacements. Aquarius Glass & Mirrors. 623-3738


485. Business Opportunities

PROFITABLE NEW MEXICO BUSINESSES for sale by owners. Many types, sizes, locations. teams. $25K to $15M. Other states available. Call 1-800-617-4204


490. Homes For Sale A TREASURE of History Wide entry porch, hardwood floors, 9’ ceilings, arches, coves, glass doors knobs, built-in hutches. 1400 SF plus finished basement with over 600 SF 3/1/1 @ 415 N. Lea Reduced Price. Owner/Broker, Homes West Realty, 317-1078 or 627-1355 SCHOOL BUS STOPS AT THE CORNER for Berrendo Schools. The kids will love their large bedrooms & roomy closets. Fresh paint in tranquil colors that compliment rich wood & tile flooring. Too much NEW to list on this 3/2/2 + office. Please drive by 116 Three Cross Dr. and call 622-1726 or 420-4543, Owner/Broker, $225,000.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

490. Homes For Sale 1908 W. 4th, 3br. 2b + 575-317-6974

Good Rental homes, new carpet & paint, etc. call M-F 8a-noon. 624-1331. FOR SALE 1, 2 & 3br houses. Call 317-7373 2BR 2BA historic home investment opportunity/office. Motivated seller. $89k OBO, 102 N. Washington 317-4050, 317-1344 3BR 2BA great neighborhood NE area FSBO $150k 575-405-9075 Manufactured Home on dbl. lot w/3 car garage, fenced in yard, 6 rooms, 2 full baths, includes all appliances, many extras, excel. cond., 575-623-0212 CHEAPER THAN rent Townhouse, 1400 sqft, 2br/2ba, laundry room/ study, new roof, cedar fence, stucco, porch, tile & carpet. Refinished kitchen, bath cabinets & new paint throughout, w/d. Large corner lot. $98,600. Call 575-491-4235 OLDER HOUSE in town needs repairs 3 or 4 br working well in yard $30k OBO. 626-7928 or 840-8701 after 4pm 803 S. Plains Park, 3bd 1.5 ba. Remodeled,1800sf, $120,000 (361)401-0049 No Owner Financing

495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

(2) 5 acre lots, EGP, $32,500 each/$60k both. Terms avail. 575-317-6974 RURAL LOTS for Sale, 10-12 acres, East of Red Bridge on Zinnia, Wells and Financing Available. Call 575-624-2420. CLOSE TO RUIDOSO 20 acres with water, $29,900. Municipal water, maintained roads and electric. Won’t last at this price! Call NMRS 866-906-2857. Fleeting Opportunity 40 acres, $34,900. Only 1 available. All weather roads and electric. 1 hr to Ruidoso. Beautiful land. Priced for quick sale. Call NMRS 888-676-6979

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

BAKERY FOR sale - great business, reasonable price, 420-5111.

505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property

Main & Poe, 4600sf, $275k, kit equip, lrg lot, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331 OWNER FINANCE w/large dn, 8 unit apartments, NE, owner/broker, 317-3904 COMMERCIAL, 2200 sqft, S. Main, great corner location, 420-5111.

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

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

REMODELED MOBILE Home refrigerated air central heat, 3bd, 2 bath, very nice in adult park call 575-317-6489 or 575-317-6493 for more information WE BUY used mobile homes. Single & Double wides. 575-622-0035. D01090 1999 Fleetwood doublewide, 3br/2ba, appliances, covered parking, Sr. Park, $38,900. 575-910-1601 or 575-623-7131. Newly Remodeled, 14x80, 3br 2ba 575-625-0605 or 575-626-1019 HOME AND Lot 3br/2ba, $39,000, $3500 down. $367 T&I, 2314 N. Sherman 575-973-2353. $16,900 Brand New Mobile Homes with Warranty! Wholesale Division. Open to the Public. Floorplans, Pictures and Prices:

or call 1-800-887-9359 for FREE brochure.

520. Lots for Sale

FREE 50” SANYO FLAT SCREEN TV WITH EACH LOT SOLD IN AUGUST 5 Acre Homesites starting at $20,000 Owner Financing – Good Covenants – No Mobiles

Call Jim Moore 575-626-5352 or 623-1800 9 miles west of Roswell

PREMIUM 5 acre tracts, good covenants (no mobile homes), Pecan Lands West on Brown Rd between Country Club & Berrendo. Owner will finance with 10% down. 622-3479, 624-9607, 626-6790, 626-6791, 626-3848. 2804 Onate: Asking $35k, will consider any offer, Call Ray at 910-2222. Mobile Home Lots for sale: Lot size 50x134 $18,000. Owner financing w/ $4000 down. 50 lots to choose from. On Washington & Brasher. 420-1352.

521. Cemetery Lots

2 cemetery lots for $800, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park. Call Tina, 622-6343.


535. Apartments Furnished

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

540. Apartments Unfurnished

VALLE ENCANTADA YOUR BEST $ RENTAL VALUE! LARGE 1,2,3 BEDROOMS. FREE UTILITIES. unfurnished, laundry room, playground, pool, ample parking. 2001 South Sunset. 623-3722. 1&2Bd, wtr pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331 PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. ROOMY 2BR/1BA duplex for rent. 2409 N. Grand Unit B, $650/mo, wtr pd, $400/dep, no pets, 623-4646 or 626-7506


540. Apartments Unfurnished

908 W. 8th Apt B, 3bd/2ba, all utl. pd. $400/dep. $650/mo., appliances, bckgrd. & credit check required, No Hud, no w/d hookup. 575-420-2468 or 505-296-4057 2BR 1ba, w/d hookups, all bills pd $550 mo, $500/DD 207 W Mathews 317-9375 1BR/1BA, $400/MO, $200 dep. no HUD or pets. Call Nancy, 578-9741. 1st MONTH FREE All Bills Paid, Free Cable, 1BR $545 2BR $645, 3br/2ba $745mo., ref air, newly remodeled. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944 1BR SPECIAL, 1st month free, $536/mo, free cable & utilities, beautiful pool, newly remodeled, quiet & peaceful, 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944. ROSWELL 2 br apartment $600/mo, wtr pd, fridge, w/d hookups, stove 1700 N Pontiac Dr. 626-864-3461 BETTER LIVING w/in reach. 3br/2ba, $616, central h/c, fridge, stove, DW, GD, W/D hookups, 2 refreshing pools, pets welcome (restrictions apply), Section 8 Vouchers accepted, 623-7711, Villas of Briar Ridge. Very nice 2br Apartment. North location, 6 mo. lease, no HUD or pets, 420-4535. EFF, 1BR, downtown, clean, wtr pd. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD. 623-8377

EFF, 1 & 2br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348.

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished 1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331 FLETC, $77/DAY, 5br, fully furnished, extended stay rental, all bills paid, all appliances, pool table, large yard, $2300/mo. Just bring your toothbrush & groceries, everything is furnished!! Brian, 575-420-3030.

Nice Executive home for FLETC 3br/2ba 306 W. Onyx. Call 575-626-2249 or 575-734-7437.

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 2br/1ba, $425/mo, $425/dep, No HUD, no pets. 624-1989

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! 1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331 3br1ba, ref air, fenced yard 1 car 91 Lighthall RIAC $700m.$700 dep 627-9942 3br/2ba, 1 car gar., ref air, no pets or HUD, $900/mo, $700/dep; 2br/2ba, ref air, 1 car garage, $925/mo, $700/dep, 420-5930 REMODELED SPACIOUS 2br stove/ref $725/$500dep available now 317-4373 909 W. 14th, 1 bdrm, Ref Air, No HUD, No Pets, $400/mo, $400/dep 575-914-5402 504 W. Albuquerque, 2br, ref air, stove, fridge, w/d hookups, no pets or HUD, $550/mo, $500/dep, 914-5402.

D4 Sunday, August 26, 2012 550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 2BR, 1 3/4ba, wood burning stove, 22ftx30ft garage shop, studio/office master bedroom, large fenced yard, 317-7576.

1501 N. Pontiac,completely remodeled, 3bdrm/2bath, Ref Air, W/D hook-ups, No HUD, NO pets, $900/mo, $600/Dep. 575-914-5402 TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 2BR DUPLEX, fenced yard, 36 H St., $600/mo, $600/dep, wtr pd, 627-9942 3BR/2BA, STOVE, fridge, $575/mo, $300/dep, 910-9648 2BR/1BA, 610 A. S. Wyoming, $500/mo, $400dep. Call Julie 505-220-0617. 1BR, $380/mo , $300/dep, 602 B. S. Wyoming. Call Julie, 505-220-0617. 3/2/1 car garage, ref air, $925/mo, $750/dep, 40 Wildy Dr., 575-840-8222 Available 9/3/12 2 APT. 4 Homes 1,3 & 4br $350 & up Deposit vary. Al 575-703-0420, 2BR/1BA, close to Main St & W. Alameda, $550/mo, No Hud, 420-5604. SW 711 Jaffa 3br 2ba 2 car garage, fireplace, w/d, dishwasher, micro, fridge, stove extra large master bedroom $950 + dep. No smoking or Hud. Call 317-1672 3BR/1BA, $500/MO, $400/dep, no pets, 900 N. Greenwood. 637-0768 NEAR HOSPITALS 1602 N. Kansas, 2br/1ba, ref. air, newly remodeled $650/$250 dep. 622-2877

NEAR HOSPITALS 1711 N. Pontiac, 2br/1ba, ref. air, newly remodeled $750/$250 dep. 622-2877 2BR/1BA, fenced backyard, carport, quiet neighborhood, $550/mo, $150/dep. 840/6025 3BR/2BA, 2 living areas, 1 car garage, 708 E. 5th, $750 + dep, 626-9818

201 W. Summit, remodeled, 3br/2ba, garage, ref air, w/d hookups, no pets or HUD, $850/mo, $500/dep, 914-5402 3br, 3ba townhome on the Country Club Golf Course, lake & golf course views. Immaculate inside & out, fresh paint, new carpet. Refrigerator, built-ins, washer, dryer included. Association dues & water paid, no maintenance. $1450/mo, $1000/dep, year lease. Jim or Marilyn, 575-420-8201 or 575-627-7177.

555. Mobile Homes for Rent 2BR, STOVE, refrigerator, $410/mo, $200/dep. 208-9996

570. Mobile Home Courts

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

580. Office or Business Places

222 B W. 2nd, office space, $350/mo, wtr pd, 627-9942 FOR LEASE - Space in Sunwest Centre aka the Bank of America Building. Various size spaces available. Owner-paid utilities and janitorial. Suite customization available. Call Ed McClelland, Broker or come by Suite 606. Office 623-1652 or mobile 420-2546. STOREFRONT, 2102 S. Main, $550/mo, $550/dep, avail. July 1st, 627-9942

FOR RENT or lease, 2000 sqft warehouse, office, bathroom, etc. 113 E. Albuquerque St. 626-4685.


605. Miscellaneous for Sale

INVACARE PATIENT lifter, hospital bed $250; power wheelchair $400; 622-7638 Wheelchair, walker, bath lift, bath transfer bench, grab bars. 622-7638

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

PLAZA MOVIE Center DVD’s $1-$3 Call 622-5403 or 575-613-5671 KITCHENAID SIDE-BY-SIDE refrigerator MOVING SALE: Sofa set, w/water-ice dispenser, study table, tabletennis tablack, 31cf, 3 yrs old, $500; ble, kids toys, rotisserie & Club car golf cart w/dual lots more. 505-294-8387 passenger seat, good tires & battery, $1500, 625-1958 or 420-8746. FOR SALE: 2 green house windows, 4x5, used $85 each; new-house weed cutter, 6’9x6’5, $850, 623-5687 Ever Consider a Reverse Mortgage? At least 62 years old? Stay in your home & increase cash flow! Safe & Effective! Call Now for your FREE DVD! Call Now 877-841-2034. SAVE 65 Percent & Get 2 FREE GIFTS when you order 100 Percent guaranteed, delivered–to- the-door Omaha Steaks - Family Value Combo NOW ONLY $49.99. ORDER Today 1- 877-291-6597 use code 45069WJY or value85

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

DISH NETWORK. Starting at $19.99/month PLUS 30 Premium Movie Channels FREE for 3 Months! SAVE! & Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL 877-867-1441 USED CARPET, 56 sq yards, $150, ideal for rental, call 575-420-3487. 2 entertainment centers, recliner, lamps, variety of clothing, etc. 317-3874

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

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

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

PAY CASH for household items, furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles, tools, saddles. Entire households & estates welcome. Call 627-2033 or 623-6608.

CASH for GOLD & Silver; Rings, bracelets, chains, pendants, charms, medals, forks, spoons and coins. In Roswell, 578-0805

630. Auction Sales

ADVERTISE YOUR DRIVER JOBS in 33 New Mexico newspapers for only $100. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 288,000 readers. Call this newspaper to place your ad or log onto for more information.

635. Good things to Eat

HOBSON GARDENS OPEN! Available now: Zucchini, squash, cucumbers, and watermelons. Taking orders for pickling cucumbers. Sweet corn within a few days. OPEN Monday-Saturday 9:00-5:30 Sunday 1:00-5:00 (575)622-7289

GRAVES FARM: GREEN CHILE NOW HERE, SWEET CORN, squash, cucumbers, jalapenos, yellow hots, watermelons, canteloupe, egg plant, call to order okra, black eyed peas, red chile pods & powder, garlic, pinto beans, sweet corn, fresh fruit from Lucas Farms, peaches & plums. 622-1889 Mon-Sat 8-6:00, Sun 1-5. Accept EBT, credit cards & debit, WIC, Sr. coupons.

640. Household Goods

DESK, OAK chest, B-case, twin bed, K-table, small tables, more, Enchanted Hills, 622-9912

715. Hay and Feed Sale

ALFALFA HAY, small & large square bales, also round bales, excellent quality. The Hay Ranch, Roswell, 575-973-2200 ALFALFA HAY & baled oat, small bale. 3x3 ft medium bales, 4x4 ft lrg bales available. Graves Farm & Garden, 6265 S. Graves Rd., 622-1889, take credit & debit cards. 3RD & 4th cut Alfalfa, no weeds, 50 bale min. @ $9.00, take all 250 @ $8.00. Call 627-3205 or 575-973-0225 after 7pm.

745. Pets for Sale

T-CUP AND TOY PUPPIES Registered, shots, potty pad trained, health guaranteed & PAYMENT PLAN. CHIHUAHUAS - $200-500 YORKIES - $800-1200 TINY MALTYPOOS (malteseXpoodle) - $800 PEK-A-POO/ SHIHTZU - $100 MORKIE (malteseXyorkie) - $500 SCHNAUZERS - $550 575-308-3017 or text 4 pics Baby Guineas diff. colors, guineas scare away snakes & eat ticks $7 ea. 623-0861 PUPPY LOVE Grooming & Boarding - Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also 575-420-6655

AKC Male German Shepherd puppy 6 mo old. Large bone, black/red. Great for protection, working family pet. $500. 575-973-0785. Pom., 10 mos old, 1blk F, 1 choc. M, lovable. 317-3874.

RECREATIONAL 765. Guns & Ammunition

RUGER MINI 14 ranch rifle matt stainless one 5rd & 4 20rd mags from Ruger 3x9 burris scope, 700 rds ammo, $850. 420-4517


765. Guns & Ammunition

RELOADING EQUIPMENT for 30.06 rifle plus extras $550; Remington 700, 30.06, $250; Higgins 12 ga. bolt action $150. 914-8213 FOR SALE or trade, 22lr’s, 22mag, 38, 12ga, Damascus knives, 840-8001, 8-5.

775. Motorcycles & Scooters

1965 Harley Panhead,runs great. See pics on Craigs List. $10,900. 420-3777

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

MAIN TRAILER Sales Inc. New & Used Travel Trailers & 5th Wheels. Parts & Service. 2900 W. 2nd St. 575-622-1751. Mon-Fri, 8-5:30, Sat. 9-2.


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790. Autos for Sale

2002 OLDS Alero, Runs great, 90k miles, $4000, owner financing w/$2000 down, 420-1352 ‘98 Chevrolet Corvette Very hot car, blk on blk, removable glass top, custom 19” rims, premium Bose sound system w/12 disc cd, garage kept $10k 420-1596 93 Escort station wagon excellent cond. $1250 owner financing w/$500 down 1401 Old Dexter Hwy 420-1352 2001 TOYOTA Celica GT, great condition, 94k miles, $6300 OBO. 317-4342

‘07 Toyota Corolla S, 73k miles, black w/gray interior, $11,900. 420-9339

2005 NISSAN Pathfinder - V6 Utility 4D SE 2WD, Black,

121,000 miles, $12,000. 2004 Nissan Frontier

Crew Cab - V6, Black, 141,000 miles, $10,000. 2006 Chevy Tahoe Utility 4D LT 4WD W/O 3rd Row Seat, 80,000 miles, $18,000 - White. 622-4444

2010 TOYOTA Camry 42,000 miles. No body damage or scratches. Interior is also extremely clean. $13,900. New tires. 505-419-9090

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

‘95 GMC ext. cab 4x4, 350 auto, electric, leather, $3000. 575-578-9671

TERMINAL TECHNICIAN II BASIC FUNCTION: Conducts intermediate level operations, assignments and duties for the Pipeline Department under general supervision. Works unsupervised the majority of the time and may be required to utilize independent judgment based on knowledge of the operation, making decisions about safety standards and operations as needed. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA). Oversees product receipts and deliveries at the terminal, ensuring precise definitive measures to protect product quality. Ensures equipment is operating safely and properly. Performs quality control checks on the product. Operates the truck loading rack and troubleshoots problems when required. Performs tank lineups for outbound shipments and inbound receipts and ensures timeliness and efficiency of the process. Follows written procedures for various job duties and adheres to all safety procedures at all times Represents Company policy to truck drivers, contractors and third parties working close to company assets and monitors their activities. Operates Company vehicle and equipment. May include some or all of the following: Responsible for “dig test” one call system, monitoring one calls, and dispatching to the location as needed. Maintains balance of the terminal (i.e., Barrels in/Barrels out) and Product Accountability of the Terminal. Proves Truck Rack and Pipeline meters to ensure accuracy. Generates various reports for daily distribution. Locates underground pipelines and assets using instrumentation. Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their manager, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion. EXPERIENCE: 2 years of job related experience is required. (in petroleum product movement). EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required. REQUIRED SKILLS: Intermediate knowledge of the pipeline department. Working knowledge of DOT safety rules and regulations. Ability to make decisions as to operations and safety standards. Ability to make decisions as to operations and safety standards. SUPERVISORY/MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages customers representatives and contractors while on company property. WORK CONDITIONS: Field based and is performed primarily out-of-doors in all weather conditions. May be exposed to dust, dirt, mud, water, and petroleum products, etc. Outdoor duties under wet and/or oil contaminated conditions, at both below grade and elevated positions. Industrial environment, including, but not limited to chemicals, pressure vessels, tanks, steam lines, and rotating equipment. The noise level in the work environment is dependent upon the worksite and surrounding activities. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Lifting up to 50 lbs (e.g. loading hoses, equipment, and materials, etc.); strenuous physical activity (e.g. bending, squatting, kneeling); Able to wear personal protective equipment (e.g. respiratory equipment), (NO BEARDS), must be comfortable climbing to 50 ft heights or to the top of a tank. Elevated-heights work areas include, but are not limited to ladders, stairs, rail cars, and tanks. May be required to work in confined spaces. Must be available for 12 hour rotating shift scheduled through weekends, holidays, and after hour call-outs. Ability to operate and drive all assigned company vehicles at company standard insurance rates is essential – inability to maintain standard insurance rates is grounds for dismissal. Valid State driver’s license and proof of insurance required. Please visit us at to view and apply for current opportunities with HollyFrontier Corporation. Application must be submitted by 4:00 pm on Thursday, September 6, 2012. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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