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2008-09-08 12:00:19

By STACI MATLOCK Small towns in the San Agustin Plains worry about impact on wells By Staci Matlock The New Mexican Datil, N.M., is a tiny rural town with a cafe, a school, three churches, a U.S. Department of Agriculture office and a mom-and-pop grocery store next to the post office, snuggled up to the Datil Mountains and cupped by the San Agustin Plains. California retiree Carol Pittman said ranch families and "people trying to escape the law or life or something else" used to...

2008-08-17 12:00:24

By Aurelio Sanchez Journal Staff Writer They're just taking the good old American band's road to rock 'n' roll fame and glory. That it's a Native American hard-core metal band of brothers from Acoma Pueblo makes not a bit of difference. "They're all related to each other; six guys that create one sound that is like a unit. They work real well together and they definitely have 'it,' whatever 'it' is," said Tim Griffiths of indie label Mysteria Records, which signed the band last October....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.