Blood donors give and feel good

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Plains Regional Medical Center employee Diana Garcia-Romero, left, waits to donate blood as United Blood Services Donor/Care Specialists Teresa Lara, center, Belen Rodriguez, right, check Garcia-Romero’s veins. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Reclining in a chair with a needle tapped into his vein, Art Smith embodied altruism. He joined […]

Olivas, Antonia

Antonia Adame Olivas, 65, of Denver City, Texas, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, in Denver City. She was born March 11, 1940, in Carmargo Chihuahua, Mexico, to Eligio and Barbarita Adame. She married Merced Olivas on Feb. 11, 1961, in Ojinaga Chihuahua, Mexico. She was a housewife and a mother. She was preceded in death […]

County unemployment rate increases

By Ryn Gagulinski: CNJ staff writer The state’s unemployment rate has been steadily increasing — up to 5.9 percent in March, higher than February’s 5.6 percent and January’s 5.3, according to state officials. In Curry County, February saw a jobless jump up to 5 percent in February from last year’s 4.5. State Department of Labor […]