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  • Jail Log - Oct. 25, 2013

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Oct. 15 and Oct. 21:
    Rusty Lesperance, 24, contempt of court, failure to attend mediation, failure to appear
    Anthony Palomino, 40, bench warrant,  failure to appear
    Elisha Romero, 30, failure to appear, failure to pay,  failure to appear, failure to appear, failure to pay, bench warrant SM Magistrate/Guadalupe Magistrate/Santa Fe
    Desiree Hass, 23, failure to pay fines or cost imposed by the court  

  • In Brief - New Mexico News - Oct. 25, 2013

    The Associated Press

    Cities want food sales tax

    The New Mexico Municipal League wants the state to allow local governments to apply the sales tax to food purchases, but Gov. Susana Martinez is against the idea.
    League Executive Director Bill Fulginiti says local governments want the Legislature to act on the issue next year.
    He says renewed authority to impose a food tax would give municipalities a way to absorb a phase-out of subsidy dollars from the state.

  • Looking Back - Oct. 25, 2013

    In 1963

    Friday, Oct. 25 — A long-time planned and hoped-for Goodwill Store will be opened in the near future by the Help For The Needs Club, Mrs. Vicente Armijo announced today. The Goodwill Store will be located on Lincoln between Wertz Sporting Goods Store and the Optic. The establishment will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Monday from 1 to 4 p.m., accepting donations of clothing, bedding, household goods of all sorts, furniture and toys.

  • Looking Ahead - News - Oct. 25, 2013

    Dia de Los Muertos celebration

     Second Annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration at the city of Las Vegas Museum, starting 11 a.m. this Saturday at the museum. Martha Johnson will explore the character of La Catrina. Activities will include skeleton-themed projects and crafts. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kristin Hsueh at 426-3204.

  • Weather - Oct. 25, 2013

    Friday
    Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Southeast wind 5-10 mph, becoming south 10-15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Scattered showers at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South wind 5-10 mph, becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

    Saturday
    A 10 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 5-15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 32.

  • Dia de los Muertos
  • Que Pasa - Oct. 25, 2013

    TODAY HOY
    • Los Niños Elementary Annual Halloween Carnival, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25 at the Abe Montoya Recreation Center. Food, games, picture taking, cake walks and lots of fun.

  • How JFK changed TV, in life and death

    By Frazier Moore
    AP Television Writer

    NEW YORK — It’s a measure of how long ago President John F. Kennedy died that, at the time, television was described as a young medium. With the shooting in Dallas, TV grew up.

  • Mora County Notebook: Mora represented well at Mud Bog finals

    At the annual Northern New Mexico State Finals Mud Bog Race Championship on Oct. 12 in Española, several residents and natives of Mora placed in several categories according to their vehicle classification.
     In super modified Don Atkins was state champion and Isaac Alcon came in second in the statewide contest. Competing in the same category was Nicholas Casados also from Mora.
    In the modified category was Greg Martinez, a Mora native, who won the state championship. Also racing his vehicle was Steven Padilla.