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Zine distribution The Zine, southeast New Mexico’s most recognized entertainment and lifestyle magazine, is designed to accompany our readers throughout the region as they enjoy the diverse and entertaining activities and destinations and can be found at the following locations, in addition to being inserted in each week’s Ruidoso Free Press.

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CMC, Hotels/Motels, Sutherlands, La Tienda, Artesia Chamber of Commerce, Bennies Western Wear, Eddy Federal Credit Union, Artesia General,

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Roswell Chamber of Commerce, Visitor Center, IGA Lawrence Brothers, UFO Museum, Candlewood Suites, Holiday Inn, Dennys, IHOP, Farmers Market, Albertsons, Days Inn, Farley’s

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The Zine is published every Tuesday by the Ruidoso Free Press, 1086 Mechem, Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345. The circulation of The Zine exceeds 12,000 printed copies weekly delivered via direct mail to homes and post office boxes located exclusively within Lincoln County. Over 3,000 papers are available at newsstands, stores and hotels throughout Lincoln, Lea, Eddy, Chaves, and Otero Counties. First class subscriptions to the Ruidoso Free Press are available for $80 by calling 575-258-9922. Classifieds, legals, obituaries, wedding announcements, birth announcements and thank-you ads are available by calling the classified department at 575-258-9922. For all advertising opportunities, call 575-258-9922. For submission of all editorial copy, press releases or letters to the editor, please email eugene@ruidosofreepress.com, or call 575-258-9922.

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Advertising space and copy deadline: Wednesday 3 p.m. prior to publication date. Member New Mexico Press Association • Member New Mexico Broadcasters Association All advertising copy and artwork, news stories and photographs appearing in The Zine are copyrighted and may not be reproduced or reprinted without permission of the general manager or editor. Management reserves the right to reject advertising or news copy considered objectionable. Liability for any error in advertising is limited to the value of the actual space in which the error occurs and will be satisfied by correction in the next issue. Errors of fact or erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or reputation of any individual, firm or corporation appearing in this newspaper will be corrected upon being brought to the attention of the general manager or editor.

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ENMU-Ruidoso’s Juanita Garcia

Waking up one morning, Juanita Garcia decided to make a change. A single mother of four girls earning minimum wage in Alamogordo, Garcia wanted something more for herself. She moved to Capitan and went back to college at ENMU-Ruidoso. At age 35, she enrolled in her first college courses, taking a full load. At other colleges, Garcia might have been unusual, but non-traditional students have always filled the halls of ENMU-Ruidoso and women often outnumber male students. Some students supplement an existing education, some are changing careers and others, like Garcia, are looking to start over. Garcia doggedly pursued her degree, graduating with an Associate of Arts degree in general studies. She then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in university studies through ENMU Portales. Not content to rest on her laurels and having a secret dream of teaching, Garcia went on to earn a Master’s degree in education, a little more than 10 years from when she started taking college classes. Like many non-traditional ENMURuidoso students, Garcia worked while she attended classes. The college offers many opportunities to work in-house, and Garcia took advantage of the work study program to earn money while in school. Funded by state or federal monies, several work study positions are available each semester. Most of the positions are on-campus and have hourly limits to ensure that students have time to study. Staff members are careful not to overload students while recognizing that the skills learned in the offices of ENMU-Ruidoso are often applicable to jobs students may have in the future. While the wages helped to put food on the table, when a position at the New Mexico Workforce Connection opened up just across the parking lot from the campus, Garcia jumped at the chance. ENMU-Ruidoso is the fiscal agent/operator for the New Mexico Workforce Connection, and the two institutions work closely to provide employment assistance to area citizens. Garcia’s firsthand knowledge of the difficulties in finding a living wage job while raising children in Lincoln County allowed her to empathize with many of the underand unemployed clients. Still, Garcia yearned to work with students. Increased enrollment demanded more advisors, and Garcia applied for and was hired as head of Student Ser-

vices in October 2007. Much of her job today revolves around students as she makes sure degree plans are filed and followed and options are fully explained. State agencies and the legislature determine which classes are transferable and how new programs are being offered in institutions across New Mexico. Knowing how classes at ENMU-Ruidoso fit into four year universities and colleges is part of Garcia’s job. Knowing how these classes may fit into an uncertain job market is part of her past. Understanding how a student feels in the face of so much information in such an alien world is part of her passion. Recently, Garcia decided to take her passion into the classroom. As a university studies instructor, she teaches students how to succeed now that they are enrolled in college. The lessons learned as a student, coupled with her experience in workforce training and in real-life make Garcia a valuable resource and personality at ENMU-Ruidoso. Like many ENMU-Ruidoso students, Garcia is a resident of Capitan. After Ruidoso, Capitan represents the second largest community of students. Credit classes have been offered there and dual credit classes are popular at Capitan High School. Available in all Lincoln County high schools, dual credit classes allow qualified juniors and seniors to take classes that count towards both high school and college. Academic and career-track offerings such as chemistry, English, history, hospitality management, math and welding mean that students are able to earn credits prior to their first year of college. In Capitan, it is possible for a motivated student to complete the college’s certified nursing assistant program while still in high school. Other high schools are developing similar programs. Rebecca Gonzales and Devonna James, who work with Juanita Garcia in Student Services, travel extensively to county high schools, including Capitan, publicizing the program and encouraging students to take advantage of these programs. Financial aid in the form of New Mexico State Lottery and ENMURuidoso scholarships are available to graduating seniors. Some of these funding opportunities are time sensitive. Garcia understands the immediacy. As she tells anyone who will listen: “Don’t wait until you’re 35 like I did. Your future is now and we’re here to help.”


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Hunting seasons open across NM

Thousands of hunters will head for the hills and fields of New Mexico on Saturday, the opening day of seasons for deer, elk, squirrels, doves, grouse and band-tailed pigeons. Complete information about the seasons is available in the Small-game and Waterfowl Rules & Information booklet, now available on the Department of Game and Fish website, www. wildlife.state.nm.us. September seasons for deer and elk are for hunters using bows and arrows who were successful in the public-land license drawings or have authorization to hunt on private land. Some hunting seasons for pronghorn antelope open Sept. 8. Most deer and elk seasons for hunters using muzzleloaders and highpowered rifles are scheduled in October and November. The Department of Game and Fish urges all hunters to stress safety in the field, especially during archery seasons when hunters commonly are dressed in camouflage. Hikers, bikers and others using the back country during hunting

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seasons are encouraged to wear bright clothing so they are easily visible to hunters. More than 28,000 deer hunters and 32,000 elk hunters will be in the field from September through December this year. As many as 25,000 hunters are expected to try for small game, upland and migratory birds and waterfowl. Some hunters may encounter forest or trail closures this year due to wildfires that hit the southwestern and southeastern portions of the state. Closures may affect small areas of various Game Management Units, and hunters are encouraged to contact the Gila National Forest, www.fs.usda.gov/main/ gila/home; or the Lincoln National Forest, www.fs.usda.gov/lincoln, for more information about fire closures. For more information about New Mexico’s hunting opportunities and rules, visit www.wildlife.state.nm.us and look for links to the rules and information booklets at the bottom of the home page. To speak with a Department representative, call 505-476-8000.

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By April Brunson The Worship Center in Alamogordo is a church dedicated to being an accepting, Christ-centered community of faith that creatively communicates grace and truth. Lead Pastor David Crispin and his wife Kathy, along with his staff and a host of volunteers, work diligently every week to provide environments for all ages to further their walk with God. The Worship Center offers three weekend worship services – Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. and Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. While adults and parents are in their services, babies through pre-K can enjoy Waumba Land, or Kindergarten through 5th grade students can participate in FUEL Service – environments specifically designed for kids where they sing songs, play games, and most importantly learn how much God loves them and wants to be a part of their life. Older students meet on Sunday nights at 5:30 p.m. for grades 6th through 8th for SPIN Service, and grades 9th through 12th meet at 7 p.m. for REVO Service. Both of these services have a live band for worship, participate in games and challenges, and receive dynamic teaching from Pastor Chris Weiss. The center also has Mpact Girls Ministries and Royal Rangers for Boys for students Kindergarten through 12th grade on Wednesday nights at 6:45 p.m. These mentorship environments are not just about earning badges and pins by completing different projects and challenges, but these students learn how to make God-honoring choices by knowing God’s truth. One of the things worship center

staff strongly believe in is community, which is why the center has community groups (or some refer to them as small groups or cell groups) where a group of 10 to 12 people meet at a home or coffee shop on a regular basis to fellowship, study the Bible, pray and simply do life together. On Sept. 22 and 23, the worship center is kicking off a huge five-week sermon series titled, “30 days to live.” The program will be exploring the idea of what a person’s life would look like if they only had 30 days to live, taking Jesus’ example of focus, priorities, and passion. In addition to the vital weekend teaching participants will receive from three of the pastors to live urgently, focus fully, love completely, serve humbly, and leave boldly; plus 30 new “experience” groups. Organizers don’t want participants to simply be a part of a community group but want them to experience the group. Whether participants want to have a lot of different people in their group or just simply want to grab a couple of coworkers over lunch and talk about what it would be like to only have 30 days to live, a DVD and study guide for anyone to pick up and have a group with – no leadership training required. People can take the five weekly challenges and use them to make their life and the lives of those around them even better for God. Everyone is invited to join any weekend, but especially for the brand new series coming up in September. For more information: www. oneworship.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/worshipcenteralamogordo.


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The Take A Stand magazine was developed to give Lea County citizens the tools, education and resources to take a stand against substance abuse. Unfortunately, substance abuse affects everyone in our community. The ROSWELL magazine targets the different sectors of the community including parents, students and businesses. When a family member or a friend abuses drugs and alcohol, it can be very difficult understanding what RUIDOSO • RUIDOSO DOWNS • HWY 380 the abuser is going through. The magazine explains what addiction is and how drugs and alcohol affect the brain and body. The first reaction while watching a loved one go through the turmoil of substance abuse is to help. However, helping can enable the abuser to continue their habit. ALAMOGORDO • CLOUDCROFT • TULAROSA behavior. There are activities and facts Information about enabling substance about drugs and alcohol to help students abuse is described in the magazine. make healthy choices. Prescription drug There is also a quiz to help indiabuse is becoming an epidemic across viduals determine if they need to stop the nation and in Lea County. Some drinking alcohol and what they can do teens may think that prescription medito stop. cations are safe to take because a doctor It can be worrisome for parents prescribes them. In the magazine, it to know what is going on with their explains the dangers of taking prescripchildren, especially teens, when it tions not prescribed by their doctor. comes to drugs and alcohol. Take A Businesses across Lea County conStand offers several statistics from the stantly run into issues with employees Youth Risk & Resiliency Survey that is abusing drugs and alcohol. Employees given to students in the 9-12th grades who use drugs are 3.6 times more likely in Lea County. This information can to be involved in workplace accidents help parents determine what the trends and 5 times more likely to file a workare in school. The next step would be ers’ compensation claim. Take A Stand for parents to speak with their children stresses the importance for businesses to about drugs and alcohol. The magazine have a drug-free workplace policy that provides ideas and tips on how to have includes drug testing and education. The that discussion with their children such CDC offers the Bad for You, Bad for as having dinner at the dinner table. Business program to assist Lea County Students face many pressures in businesses in providing a drug-free school. Unfortunately, drugs and alcowork environment. hol happen to be some of those. Take CDC is located at 105 W. BroadA Stand defines what stress is and the affects stress can have on their body and way in Hobbs; 575-391-1301.

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ROSWELL individuals went above and beyond Sitting Bull Falls and Last the call of duty to get these areas open Chance Canyons, as well as areas to the public.” surrounding Sitting Bull Falls Day As rehabilitation efforts continue, Use Area, are now open for public use. These portions of the Guadalupe visitors should pay particular attention to current and forecasted weather Ranger District were closed to alconditions•when low revegetation after the 2011 Last RUIDOSO • RUIDOSO DOWNS HWYplanning 380 an outing into these areas. The potential for flash Chance Fire. flooding is still well above normal “We appreciate the tremendous in both Sitting Bull Falls and Last amount of volunteer support we received in facility rehabilitation, trail Chance Canyons. For additional information, visit maintenance, and planting vegetation in canyons and in the Sitting Bull our website, www.fs.usda.gov/lincoln, the Guadalupe ranger district office at Falls Day Use Area,” said Guadalupe ALAMOGORDO • CLOUDCROFT • TULAROSA in Carlsbad, 575District Ranger Jim Gumm. “I am also 114 S. Halagueno 885-4181, or the supervisor’s office extremely proud of the work done by at 3463 Las Palomas in Alamogordo, our Guadalupe District employees 575-434-7200. to rehabilitate these areas. Several

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Brantley Lake State Park is celebrating its 9th Annual Desert Starlight Event on Saturday, Sept. 8 beginning at 4 p.m., when large telescopes with solar filters will be set up to look at the sun. At 7 p.m., a PowerPoint program called “The Search for Solar System Real Estate” will explore the possibility of life on other planets. The evening will conclude with a laser tour of the constellations and large telescopes will be provided to look at wonders

of the night sky, including the planets Saturn and Mars and deep sky objects such as star clusters and nebulae. Any visitors having their own telescopes are welcome to set them up as well. All events will take place at the East Side Day Use Shelter and there is no fee for these programs other than the $5 per vehicle day-use fee or camping fees for those who are staying at the park. For more information, call Kathryn Law at 575-887-5516.

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park September events

Pre-School StoryTime resumes: the first one for the new school year is Friday, Sept. 7 from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Story Time is held every Friday when school is in session. Music and the Moon: Saturday, Sept. 29, 5 - 6:30 p.m.: Free concert by the Carlsbad Community Band fol-

lowed by Full Moon Walk: Entrance from 6:45 - 7:15 p.m. Regular admission fees apply for Full Moon Walk. Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park is located at 1504 Miehls Drive in Carlsbad; 575-887-5516; www.nmparks.com. All events are subject to change.


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New Century Economy Summit Help position New Mexico for economic growth over the next 100 years As we celebrate our centennial year, we look to how we can move the state forward by leveraging the state’s assets, promoting investments into sustainable industries, and diversifying the state’s economy. The summit will be a unique opportunity to focus on issues that will have a major impact on the quality of the life in our communities and produce a platform of recommendations that can: •

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The New Century Economy Summit will be held Tuesday, Oct. 2, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the CNM Workforce Training Center in Albuquerque. The summit is convened by the New Mexico Economic Development Department. It will be facilitated by New Mexico First. There is a $25 registration fee that helps cover meals and snacks breaks. Seating is limited and early registration is highly recommended. To register online, go to http://nmfirst.org/events/ economic-development-summit. Contact Gina Maes at 505-2414813 or ginam@nmfirst.org if you have further questions.

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Pastoring from a fifth wheel –

Evangelist Steve Cody

Steve Cody was raised on a large cattle ranch in northeastern Oklahoma. Before surrendering to the ministry in the 1970’s, he was executive vice president of one of the largest oil field pumping equipment manufacturers in the United States. He and his wife Mary met while in high school, married in 1960, and have two children, 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was saved in vacation Bible school, baptized, licensed and ordained in to the ministry at First Baptist Church of Nowata, Okla. He and Mary are still members of First Baptist of Nowata where he holds the title of Staff Evangelist. Steve holds a Bachelor of Biblical Studies Degree from Andersonville Baptist Seminary. He also is a member of the National Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists as well as the Oklahoma Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists. Steve was pastor of First Baptist Church of Lenapah, Okla. where he stayed for more than 10 years. In his time there, the church started a Cowboy Camp meeting in 1984. As one person said, “Steve Cody was doing Cowboy Church before Cowboy Church was cool.” Through that work, he started his evangelist ministry with The Ranchmen’s Camp meetings of the

Southwest. He later became general manager and was president of that organization for 10 years. In that time several camp meetings were established, and camps were held each year in Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico. He and Mary still conduct 20-25 tent meetings each year, and hold another 20-25 church revivals, Power Point Bible conferences and other meetings in camps, churches, prisons, and churches throughout the United States and Mexico. Steve is author of the book, “Oh Them Eat’n Meet’ns,” which shares about his work as a modern-day circuit-riding preacher. He and his wife Mary, travel more than 40,000 miles each year in a fifth wheel trailer. The event will be held in the Boot Hill RV Resort enclosed pavilion Thursday, Sept. 6 and Friday, Sept. 7. A free meal will be provided at 6 p.m., music will start at 7, and a biblical Power Point message will be given following that. There is no charge for the event. It would be helpful if those who come for the meal would give advance notice for the Cody’s to know how much to prepare. Boot Hill RV Resort is located on Hwy 54/70 between Alamogordo and Tularosa, 575-439-6224.

One thousand churches and still counting – Paul and Christy Newberry

Since 1981, Paul and Christy Newberry have ministered in more than 1,000 churches throughout the United States, singing together in revivals, concerts, conferences and camps. They have participated in pioneer mission work in Canada, Ohio, Montana, New York, Wisconsin and Massachusetts, as well as an evangelistic crusade to Brazil. Following high school, Christy toured with the Continental Singers for two summers throughout Europe and South Africa. They both play guitar and Paul also plays the five-string

banjo. Paul and Christy have made five gospel recordings. The Newberrys were married in 1978 while students at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas where Paul received his Bachelor of Music. While in college at Wayland, they were members of the International Choir and the Spirit of America Singers. Paul and Christy are both graduates of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas where Christy received a Bachelor of Arts and Paul obtained a Masters in

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music. During college, Paul also served as minister of music for six years in Texas Baptist churches. Since entering music evangelism, the Newberrys have been members of the conference of Texas Baptist Evangelists, where Paul served as music director from 1989-1991 and Christy served as secretarytreasurer from 1996-2000. Paul also served as music director of the Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists from1997-1998. Continued on next pg. CHURCH SERVICES

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Christian group, Fourtwelve, who will be at the Boot Hill RV Resort between Alamogordo and Tularosa Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. For the guys who make up the Dallas/Fort Worth based Christian music group, fourtwelve – Brian White, Jeremy McKissack, and Andrew Lowe – leading audiences in His praise, and serving the community and the world in the name of Christ is the very essence, purpose and passion of Fourtwelve’s music. Though this group has deep and diverse roots in a variety of musical styles, Fourtwelve’s sound falls into a category all its own. With tight-knit harmonies and unique vocal arrangements, Fourtwelve’s music continues to bring audiences to a place of hope. Being more than just music, Fourtwelve continues to move outside the norm to present the gospel message to all audiences. When not on stage, Fourtwelve

extends their work through their own foundation, Embrace. Embrace allows them to be a part of various mission programs, community events and charitable organizations. Those who know Fourtwelve know that this group’s desire is to lead in worship through music with the hope that their ministry work on and off stage will continue to direct people to Christ. For information, call the Boot Hill RV Resort at 575-439-6224.

Continued from pg. 8 Paul and Christy have been featured on WTKK television in Washington, D.C., KRPV television in Roswell and a number of local radio programs. They have also appeared on the Afterglow program at the Southern Baptist Convention and the main program of the Texas Evangelism Conference. In addition to this, they have sung at the Southern Baptists of Texas Empower Conference, as well as other state and associational meetings. The Newberrys make their home base in Arlington, Texas where they are members at Fielder Road Baptist Church. While on the road an average of 40 weeks a year, they live in a 37 ft. 5th wheel travel trailer.

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capture the strength The Main Street and dignity of our Gallery in Las Cruces Native American will feature 4 artists forefathers;
Misha from Ruidoso who Malpica, mixed media work in four different ALAMOGORDO • CLOUDCROFT • TULAROSA sculptures inspired medias. The work of by dreams;
Victoria these talented artists, Mauldin, capturing will be assembled the magnificence and together for the first timeless beauty of the time in a show deSouthwest with brush signed to treat you to a and canvas. beautiful collection of The Opening Rewonderfully coordiception will be Sept. nated and complimen7, 5 -7 p.m. and the tary art. The particishow will run through pating artists are:
Roy the months of SepBrown, unique and tember and October. The gallery hours creative hand-crafted pottery elevated are Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., to a refined art form;
Rory Combs, Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. limited edition bronze sculptures that

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Enhanced security protects state treasures One of the most important jobs that museum staff has is that of artifact preservation. At facilities like the New Mexico Museum of Space History, that is sometimes a tall order. “Our artifact collection ranges from pictures and papers to rocket engines and full size spacecraft. Everyone who has been to the museum realizes how important it is, for instance, to protect our moonrock. Most don’t realize that it’s equally as important to protect and preserve our larger artifacts like the Little Joe Rocket or the Sonic Wind One, which sit outside in our rocket park,” said Museum Executive Director Chris Orwoll. As part of a new museum security plan, installation of a new “launch gantry orange” security gate on Highway 2001 is anticipated to begin on Tuesday, Sept. 4. “As our security plan begins to take shape in the form of the gate on the road to the museum and anticipated security cameras and other measures inside the facility, it’s important to remember that not only are we protecting the state treasures that we have on campus, we are also helping to ensure greater safety for the public,” said Orwoll. “We chose “launch gantry orange” for the gate’s color because it’s easy to see and it’s very appropriate for a space museum,” he added. After the gate is installed, the campus of the museum will be closed to the public beginning at 5 p.m. every night. Special arrangements for access to the grounds after closing can be made through the museum’s public relations office. Showtimes at the Clyde W. Tombaugh IMAX Dome Theater will also change in conjunction with the new

security plan in order to make a smooth transition for the public and museum staff. The first showing at the theater will be at 10 a.m. and the last showing will be at 4 p.m. This will allow theater patrons and staff members to leave the grounds prior to 5 p.m. when the gate will close. “Air Racers” will show at 10 a.m., 12 noon and 3 p.m. “Air Racers” is the first-ever IMAX theatre film devoted to the fastest race in the world: the legendary Reno National Championship Air Races. “Air Racers” takes audiences into Nevada’s Valley of Speed to experience the intensity and high-speed thrills of a sports event like no other combined with spectacular air show entertainment. “Hubble” will show at 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Hubble’s awe-inspiring images, from the heart of the Orion Nebula and our Milky Way to the edge of the observable universe, offer an inspiring and unique look into the Hubble Space Telescope’s legacy. A Spanish language version of “Hubble” is available for advance group bookings. The multi-media presentation “9 Planets and Counting” will show at 1 p.m. on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. “Nine Planets and Counting” presents the continuing debate over exactly how many planets our solar system has. The show includes a tour of the solar system utilizing spectacular photographs and exciting new discoveries beyond Pluto. Showtimes and prices are subject to change without notice. The above schedule continues through Sept. 30. For more information, call 575-437-2840, 1-877-3336589 or visit www.nmspacemuseum.org.


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needs and form close friendships with ministers who are like minded. From When we moved to Lincoln this weekly time incredible events County nine years ago to pastor the have impacted not just our churches Angus Church, one of the first things but our county as well. Twice several ALAMOGORDO • CLOUDCROFT • TULAROSA that I heard was the former Angus of the churches represented have been pastor had involved himself in the involved in W.A.T.S. Up, (We Are The community and had a great relationSermon) at our own expense. We have ship with other community pastors. I worked together to beautify parks in have pastored for more than 30 years the area, cleaned up streets, worked and in each place I have always made on homes with homeowners who had an effort to have a good relationship repairs that needed to be done and with other pastors and get involved in couldn’t come up with the finances to the community. So with the foundation do it. We’ve worked out at Ruidoso prepared by the former pastor and with Downs race track to clean up some my desire to build friendships with of the bathrooms and areas where the other pastors, I approached one of the grooms and others who work with pastors that I had met not long after we the horses work during racing season. came, John Marshall, pastor of Calvary On both of those occasions churches Chapel of Ruidoso. I asked John if he have come together for their Sunday would be interested in having a time morning worship service, dropped our each week we could meet, get to know differences and concentrated on what one another and pray together. I have we have in common. The first time always believed that when pastors pray W.A.T.S. Up met at the Ruidoso Contogether a lot can be done. John told vention Center and the last time we had me that he was already meeting with our worship service at the race track. another minister in the community This is how church should be. We have and asked me to join them. On that so much more in common than we do Wednesday morning I had the privilege in differences and we have learned to of meeting Jimmy Sportsman, preachcelebrate our unity in Jesus Christ. ing minister at Gateway Church of The men and women who meet Christ and great friendship began as we together each Tuesday morning have met to pray. become close brothers and sisters in From that initial meeting has come Christ. We would love to include more a partnership that is unique and very ministers/pastors and have them join healthy for churches and communities us as we seek to be The Church in Linthat make up Lincoln County. Each coln County. We meet each Tuesday at Tuesday morning up to 11 pastors 10 a.m. Phone 575-336-8032 for more come together to pray, share our unique information. By Rick Hutchison

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MEDICAL MYTHBUSTERS, part two

Myth: All Botox is created equal – or, Botox buyer beware!

the signaling pathway Dr. Stephen Rath between the nerve ending Fusion Medical Center, and target muscle, thus Ruidoso providing an average of This is the second three to four months’ rearticle in a series about lief from the target muscle combating the aging progroup’s action. cess and turning back the Allergan has marhands of time. The “I’m keted Botox in the United Just Going to Age GraceStates since 1989. Refully- Part Two” article cently, it has become will eventually follow. available on the black and dr. Stephen Rath Those that know me are grey markets. When paaware of the fact that I tients tell me that they tried Botox and can be sidetracked easily. This article it didn’t work I always ask if they were is a response to a question posed by sure it was the real thing. Allergan has a several readers. Botox physician locator (www.BoThe Medical Mythbusters articles toxCosmetic.com) that can be used to are designed to be interactive, so if verify that the Botox is genuine. If your you have a question that falls within doctor’s name or medical practice isn’t my purview, don’t hesitate to email. listed when you type in the zip code, My particular areas of training are the Botox can’t be verified as coming encompassed by the 5 A’s- anesthefrom Allergan. sia, analgesia (pain medicine), aesWhy is it important to ensure that thetic medicine, aviation and aviation the product is real? Allergan stands medicine, and ambulance medicine behind its products and will reimburse (pre-hospital care). I do not consider the practice and patient if there is a myself an expert on Women’s Health, problem. Allergan will not guarantee but I am intimately associated with an Botox obtained from second or third OB/Gyn. If your question falls outside those subjects, I’ll either phone a friend parties. Botox that comes directly from Allergan is shipped on dry ice to ensure or tell you I don’t know! potency. The potency of black market Back to the myth this article adand grey market “Botox” is often a dresses- “All Botox Is Created Equal”right? Not really… Botox, produced by problem as poor shipping and repackaging affects product longevity. the Clostridium botulinum bacterium, Botox is an excellent product has been around since the dawn of man with a long history of safety in aes(possibly a reason for the extinction thetic medicine. My wife says it has of dinosaurs-our wrinkles don’t come close to theirs) but didn’t enter the ther- improved our relationship as we both find it difficult to scowl at each other. apeutic arena until the 60’s and 70’s. It Confirming the Botox you use comes was used initially to treat eye disorders from Allergan will ensure it achieves such as blepharospasm and strabismus the desired effect! but gradually worked into other areas of medicine (Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Pain Medicine) before entering Disclaimer: Dr Stephen Rath is the aesthetic medicine. owner and medical director of Fusion Onabotulinumtoxin A (Allergan Medical Spa located in Ruidoso. He trade name Botox) is FDA approved doesn’t offer non-Botox relationship for the treatment of chronic migraines advice but he will be happy to help you and sweating as well as the commonly with your “aesthetic emergencies.” His known frown-lines or ‘Angry-Elevens’ email address is DrRath@FusionMedibetween the eyes. It temporarily blocks calSpa.net.

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The Rotary Clubs of Alamogordo, Tularosa & White Sands presents

Tularosa Basin Wine & Music Fest

September 15th & 16th, 2012 Noon-6:00 p.m. Alameda Park, Alamogordo Live Music, Wine Samples, Local Artists, Vendors, Food & Fun!

LIVE ART AUCTION on Saturday at 4 p.m.

$10 in advance, $12 at the gate (Must be 21 years old with valid Photo ID or with parent or legal guardian)

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The psychling chronicles: Negation Fresh local food

Shopping in a farmers I sat in the United States Olympic find something ....” And therein lies the market can have numerCommittee conference center with rub against the US Anti-Doping Agency ous benefi ts for our body, the other coaches chosen to guide the (USADA). soul, community, environUnless you’ve been on a snipe athletes of the 1995 Olympic Festiment and possibly even hunt for the last couple of weeks, you val. This was the single, mandated all our pocketbooks. Some know that Lance Armstrong has said, coaches meeting with a single agenda of the most beneficial “Enough is enough” and has termiitem: banned drugs. The monologue impacts are: nated his defense against the USADA was given by the doctors in charge of • The nutritional value charges. Seventeen years of charges. the mobile test facilities that would of a locally grown More than 500 negative tests. Played be present at all venues. As a United agriculture products is by the rules. And now USADA is alStates Cycling Federation coach for often higher than that lowing known felons (admitted drug the previous 10 years, I had not seen of goods that have users) to say they’ve seen the evil deed. the list until that moment. The list was been commercially The World Anti-Doping Agency and formidable with its almost 500 drugs Angie Fernandez Galen Farrington grown. the International Cycling Union have (today’s is much longer) and I was Veggie.gurl09@gmail.com rablady@beyondbb.com stated USADA does not have jurisdictruly amazed at the inclusions, one • Shopping at a local tion in this case while USADA has of which was caffeine in the amount farmers market may violated its own protocol and statute of limitations in equivalent to two cups of black coffee. help support our neighbors and our local economy. We were told the selection protocol that decided this multi-million (tax) dollar pursuit of possible guilt • When less transportation takes place, less pollution is who was tested immediately after their event and the – there is zero physical evidence. created by reducing fuel and energy during transportaathlete was “impounded until an appropriate speciThere are many athletes who compete “cleanly” tion and refrigeration stages. men quantity was produced.” There were no excepand serve as great goal achieving role models but I’m • The flavor of locally grown produce cannot be comtions. Coaches could wait outside the mobile facility. not so pollyannaish as to believe that cheating does not pared to commercially grown. Nobody argued. My naivete prevented me from asking occur. We have seen sports heroes topple as a result of • Unnatural processing such as waxing of apples, any questions as I was 100 percent positive that any cheating and purgery. Lance Armstrong has not been cucumbers, and zucchini in order to preserve “freshathlete I was working with was drug-free. proven guilty of either. Some say that his quitting is ness” is less likely to take place. One of Ruidoso’s finest cyclists was off to his first an admission of guilt. Others say it’s a good financial • Local animal products are usually produced in a European contract after graduation from Ruidoso High decision. After all, the alleged 40 million dollars spent humane and less toxic environment by ranchers and School and he was introduced to the drug infested in defense so far is the equivalent of the Livestrong’s farmers that care for the animals. world of professional cycling. He started to have yearly budget to fight cancer. doubts that he couldn’t race clean and be competiFuture cancer survivors will care less that • Local farmers are less likely to use synthetic pestitive. I knew he could and sent him my copy of Paul USADA has imposed sanctions on a retired athlete cides, chemicals and hormones during the production Kimmage’s, “A Rough Ride, An Insight Into Pro if Livestrong provided the funding that enabled their of their food. Cycling” (1990) which exposed the horrors of doping successful treatment because the money was not spent I encourage you to check out your local farmers as witnessed by Kimmage, a former pro turned race warding off a witch hunt. As a race announcer friend market today as you will be amazed at the quality in freshannouncer and author. As far as I know, he raced clean. of mine recently quipped, “If Armstrong did use drugs, ness and the quality friendliness as you get to meet your There is no doubt that drug enhancement is readily he must be the smartest athlete on the planet – I want neighbor and get to enjoy healthfood. available for anyone willing to compromise their health to know how he beat 500 tests.” It appears that Travis Tygart and integrity. In high level sport, dollars become the (of USADA) cannot accept the goal and in my previous column, “Inflation,” I eluded to the extraordinary procedures and dollars spent to de- possibility that some extraorditect, persecute, and defend the accused athlete. I quoted nary athletic accomplishments the world’s greatest cyclist, Eddy Merckx as saying, “If are achieved “cleanly;” is MiMariachi San Pablo, of the Adelante Music Ministry at Ysleta Lutheran chael Phelps next? you go zero-zero-zero-zero (tolerance) you can always Mission in El Paso, Texas, will be coming to Ruidoso. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will be hosting the group on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 2 - 4 p.m. The free indoor concert will be held at the Ruidoso Senior Center at 501 Sudderth Dr. Music and fun the whole family. Donations will be accepted at the concert to support the work of the Ysleta Lutheran Mission Human Care. The items most needed at the mission currently are blankets, jackets, non-perishable food, backpacks and toys. Cash donations for the mission will also be appreciated.

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EvEntS CaLEndar LEa COuntY

HOBBS: Centennial Art Show: Call for Artists The Llano Estacado Art Association and the Lea County Commission call for entries for the 2012 fall juried art show, ”100 Years of Enchantment,” Oct. 6 to Nov. 3, at the Center for the Arts, 122 W. Broadway. The prospectus can be downloaded from the LEAA site, llanoestacadoartassociation.com. Sep 5 Jordan World Circus, Lea Co. Events Center, 7 p.m. Look for Admission Coupon on pg. 7 8 Dog Daze of Summer @ Del Norte Pool 26 Winning Workshop: Quickbooks Basic, presented by the Small Business Development Center at NMJC, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. $125. Call 492-4701 to register 29 United Way Chili Cook-Off event center parking lot Oct 4 Find It in Hobbs Expo!, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. An opportunity for chamber members with products and services which residents and businesses have traditionally gone to other markets to find. Sign up now to reserve booth spaces. Businesses with products best suited for outdoor display are welcome. Call the Hobbs Chamber for more information. 6“100 Years of Enchantment” Nov 3 juried art show presented by the Llano Estacado Art Association and the Lea County Commission for the Arts. Center for the Arts, 122 W. Broadway. llanoestacadoartassociation.com. LOVINGTON: Sep 15 Johnny Rodriguez concert/ street dance, Courthouse Square 575-396-4805 15- Celebrating New Mexico: Oct 18 Cultural Bridges to Lea County, Lea County Museum, 575-396-4805 21 Deadline for application for 35th Annual Arts & Crafts Fall Festival (event is Nov. 3 - 4); http://lovingtonchamber.org/docs/ brochures/Fall%20FestivalArtsandCraftShowApplication.pdf Oct 31 Halloween on the Plaza, 575396-1418 Nov 3-4 35th  Annual Arts and Crafts Fall Festival, Lea County Fairgrounds, Sat., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

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CARLSBAD: Sep Wed’s Coffee Connection, 7 a.m. Trinity Hotel Fri’s Pre-School Story Time, Living Desert Zoo, 1504 Miehls Dr., 9:30 10: 30 a.m. 575-887-5516 Sat’s Carlsbad Downtown Farmers Market, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Eddy County Courthouse lawn. Runs through mid-October. 6 Jordan World Circus, Eddy County Sheriff Posse Rodeo Arena, 4:30 & 7:30 p.m. Look for Admission Coupon on pg. 7 29 Music and the Moon, Living Desert Zoo, 1504 Miehls Dr., 5 - 6: 30 p.m. - free concert by Carlsbad Community Band followed by full moon walk, 6:45-7:15 p.m. Regular admission fees apply for moon walk. 575-887-5516 ARTESIA: Sep 8 5th Annual ‘Who Let the Dogs Out?’ Dandy Time Boarding Kennel, 575-746-4009 11 Eddy County Power Lunch, ‘Art of Leadership,’ First Baptist Church, TLC Building, 322 W. Grande. 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Series by professional leadership trainer Walter Nusbaum. This month: How to create and manage change effectively. $5

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ALAMOGORDO - Wed’s 5 p.m. & Sat’s 9 a.m., Alameda Park, 1987 White Sands Blvd. 575-682-3323 CARLSBAD - Sat’s, Eddy County Courthouse lawn, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Runs through mid-October GLENCOE - Wed’s, SBS in between MM 274 and MM 275 US Highway 70, 9 - 11 a.m. 575-653-4980 HOBBS - Aug. 4, Del Norte Park, 4143 N. Grimes, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Future dates: Sept. 15 and 29; Oct. 13 and 27. 575-390-5974 MAYHILL - Mayhill Community Center and Park, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sept. 29. Vendors needed – call 687-3334 or 687-2003 ROSWELL - Chaves County Courthouse lawn, 9 a.m. - noon. 575-627-2239 WHITE OAKS - Fri’s, 5 p.m. to dark, located just east of No Scum Allowed Saloon

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ROSWELL: Sep Sat’s Enchanted Evening, 8 p.m. Bottomless Lakes State Park Farmers & Gardeners Market, Chaves County Courthouse lawn, 9 a.m. - noon. 575-627-2239 5 ENMU-Roswell Student Resource Fair, ENMU-Roswell PAC Courtyard, noon - 6 p.m. Learn about student resources available from our community and university. Food, music and a zipline. 575-624-7404 6 Business After Hours, Farley’s, 1315 N. Main St., 5 - 7 p.m. Fun, refreshments and a great networking opportunity. 575623-5695 7 Jordan World Circus, Bob Crosby Arena, E. NM Fairgrounds, 4:30 & 7:30 p.m. Look for Admission Coupon on pg. 7

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Mariachi San Pablo Concert, Ruidoso Senior Center, 501 Sudderth Dr., 2 - 4 p.m. Free Concert sponsored by Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. Donations to the Ysleta Lutheran Mission Human Care, El Paso, will be accepted at the concert. 575-258-4191 weekdays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. or email shlc@windstream.net. Free. 14-15 Golden Aspen Hog Battle, Ruidoso Convention Center, 107 Sierra Blanca Drive. Trade Show, Live music, Paws and Stripes Demos, Cooking Competitions. Check website for complete schedule. 575-538-8370; www.hogbattlebbq.com

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CAPITAN: Sep 8 Capitan Village Wide Yard Sale - sponsored by Capitan Public Library. Have a great time searching for fantastic treasures. Don’t forget the Farmer’s Market that runs from 9 to 11 a.m. Yard sales are all over Capitan at various locations. Maps will be available at 7 a.m. in front of the library and the Not 2 Shabby Shop. 575-354-3035; www.capitanlibrary.org. Free for shoppers. RUIDOSO: Sep 6 Altrusa International Vino Bingo, Sanctuary on the River outdoor pavilion, Eagle Drive, 5:30 8 p.m. Join us for our annual event - there will be a door prize, cash prize and prizes for each game. A light meal provided. Extra cards and wine available for purchase. Seating is limited, advance tickets are required. 575-336-7822 or 575-336-1214; www.sanctuaryontheriver.com. 7 “What Is That Dang Thing??” Drawing and Live Remote at Golden Yarn Carpet, 1509 Sudderth, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Food, prizes, fun. 575-257-2057 8 Run for the Beach 2012, meet at McGary’s Studio, 2002 Sudderth Drive. Route is through beautiful downtown Ruidoso, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Annual 5K Run/Walk for Breast Cancer Education, Awareness, Cure & Hope. Sponsored by First Christian Church. All proceeds pay mammogram costs for the people of Lincoln County. Late registration from 7:15 to 7:45 a.m. 575-257-9251 or 575-258-4250. Registration fee is $20. Annual Kite Festival, White Mountain Sports Complex on Hull @ Warrior Dr, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. ENMURuidoso and the Ruidoso Parks and Recreation Department say “Go Fly A Kite!” A fun-filled event for the entire family. 575-257-3006; www. RuidosoKiteFestival.com. Free.

Fall Kite Festival to color the skies

The sixth annual Kite Festival takes place Saturday, Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the White Mountain Complex located at the intersection of Hull Road and Warrior Drive. The event is free and open to the public. The only restriction is it is asked that pets stay at home for their and the kiters’ safety. The Kite Festival is sponsored by ENMURuidoso and the Village of Ruidoso Parks and Recreation department. Kites will be on sale. Food will be available through Circle J Barbeque or spectators and participants may picnic on the grounds.

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ALAMOGORDO: Sep Wed’s Farmer’s Market, Alameda Park, & Sat’s 1987 White Sands Blvd., 5 p.m. Wed & 9 a.m. Sat. All vendors grow, raise or make the items they sell. 575-682-3323 15-16 21st Annual White Sands Balloon Invitational. 800-8260294 or 437-6120 Tularosa Basin Wine & Music Fest, Alameda Park, Noon - 6 p.m. Live music, wine samples, local artists, vendors, food & fun. Live art auction, 4 p.m. $12 (must be 21 years old or with parent or legal guardian). 575-522-1232; www.TularosaBasinWineFest.com 20 Business After Hours, Desert DJ’s; held at Flickinger Center, 1110 New York, 5:30 - 7 p.m. Oct 6 Trinity Site tour, Caravan leaves from the Tularosa High School Football Field Parking Lot at 8 a.m. 800-826-0294 or 575-4376120; www.wsmr.army.mil CLOUDCROFT: Sep 15 19th Annual LumberJack Day, Zenith Park, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Lumberjack competitions including axe throwing, block chops, obstacle racing and chain saw races. 575-682-2733, 1-800-UPHIGH7. Chamber of Commerce raffle - win a Polaris Ranger 500 EFI 22 Cross-Eyed Moose Jeep Jamboree; lot next to Cross-Eyed Moose Cafe, 4th Saturday of every month. 575-495-8075

MESCALERO Sep 12-16 Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally Inn of the Mountain Gods. Poker run, events and vendors. A tradition in Ruidoso for more than 40 years. Saturday Motorcycle parade starts at 10 a.m. 575-973-4977; www.motorcyclerally.com. Visit the website or call for schedule and admission prices Oct 6 Roots & Boots, Inn of the Mountain Gods, 8 p.m. Three country greats are part of the Roots & Boots tour: Aaron Tippin, Joe Diffie and Sammy Kershaw. Pure country at its best! Tickets are on sale now from just $25. www.innofthemountaingods.com



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