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Today's News

  • Bonds found guilty of obstruction

    By Ronald Blum
    AP Sports Writer

    SAN FRANCISCO — Just like the whole Steroid Era: We'll never really know.

    Even the one charge that left Barry Bonds a convicted felon didn’t specify steroids.

  • Mora County Notebook: Mora Chamber holds annual banquet

    The VFW Hall was the scene of a gala affair on Saturday evening as many guest and dignitaries gather to hold the annual Chamber banquet and awards night. There was also an auction of items donated by different organizations and members.

    The Master of Ceremonies was State Representative Thomas Garcia and Mora Schools Superintendent. He opened the gathering by welcoming the guests and introducing the dignitaries present.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Lunch Menu

    Community Calendar

    Friday
    3 p.m. - Mora Ranger baseball vs. Cimarron, away
     

    Saturday
    10 a.m - Mora track and field at Santa Rosa, away
    10 a.m. - Mora Little League Baseball camp, little league fields in Holman
    Noon - VFW and VFW Auxiliary District 5 meeting
    VFW Hall
    7 p.m. - Retirement Party for Jack Atkins, manager of
    Russell’s Discount Foods at VFW Hall
     

    Sunday

  • Palabras Pintorescas: Walking down memory lane

    I continue to enjoy the walk down memory lane with Joseph Baca and jesus Lopez on KFUN on Monday. One thing leads to another with these talk shows, and recently they listed the many “Mom and Pop” grocery stores we used to have there. Yes, that was the term used to describe them at the time.

  • Tip led to four drug arrests

    It was a confidential informant who tipped off the Region IV Narcotics Task Force to an alleged drug operation involving former Highlands baseball players, including that the drugs were being shipped via the U.S. Postal Service.

    The informant told the task force that Derek Grieve, of the 1900 block of New Mexico Avenue, was dealing Ecstasy and high-grade marijuana.

    The informant claimed to have been at the residence with Grieve twice when the narcotics arrived by mail. On one occasion, the package contained suspected Ecstasy.

  • Refuge Work
  • New court to launch next month

    A new court aimed at helping high-risk drunk driving offenders is being developed in San Miguel County and hopes to accept its first participants by the end of May.

    “All 56 magistrate judges in New Mexico, including myself, see alcohol ruining individual’s lives and families every day,” Magistrate Judge Philip Romero said.

  • Two plead in high-profile DWI cases

    Two high-profile drunk driving cases were resolved in recent months with both defendants entering pleas.

    Ramon Montoya pleaded guilty to DWI, first offense. He was fired from his job with the Mora County Sheriff’s Department after he was found passed out in an unmarked sheriff’s vehicle on Interstate 25 in October 2010.

  • High school juniors get test reprieve

    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE  — High school juniors can breathe a sigh of relief about having to pass a new state test to graduate next year.

    Legislation signed into law last week by Gov. Susana Martinez will temporarily change some testing requirements and suspend several student assessments in the upcoming 2011-2012 school year. The moratorium is to help save money as schools and the state deal with budget problems.

  • Looking Back

    In 1911

    Wednesday April 12 — Governor William J. Mills and Territorial Engineer C.D. Miller were pleased with the progress being made on the construction of the Mora road. On a trip of inspection they visited the scene of the work, near Sapello, yesterday afternoon. They were accompanied by a representative crowd of Las Vegas men. The trip was made in automobiles. It was found the convicts have completed three miles of road in the canyon and have reached the top of the big hill not far from Sapello.