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Glenn Ratmeyer named commended student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program

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Chris VanSlooten, principal of Rehoboth Christian High School, announced today that Glenn Ratmeyer has been named a Commended Student by the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although Glenn...

R.I.P. City Councilor Cecil E. Garcia

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Feb. 6, 1950 - Oct. 19, 2015

Cecil Garcia, the former Gallup City Councilor for District 4, passed away Oct. 19 in Phoenix due to a blood disorder. He was 65.

Garcia was born in Grants, NM on Feb. 6, 1950. His family moved to Gallup when he was a child.

A graduate of Gallup High School, Garcia has worked in the mines and was also employed as a Teamster truck driver.

As of recent, he was self-employed as the owner/operator of Garcia’s Landscaping.

In his spare time he enjoyed weightlifting, biking, sports, and the arts. Cecil leaves behind his wife Debbie, his three daughters who live in the Phoenix area, and grandchildren.

He served as the Councilor for District 4 from March...

‘Rock the Kasbah’ could use some fine-tuning

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Rating: «« out of 4 Stars

Running Time: 100 min.

Director Barry Levinson has had a storied career filled with plenty of strong titles (Diner, The Natural, Rain Man, Bugsy, Wag the Dog) and a few misfires (Toys, Sphere, Bandits). His latest, Rock the Kasbah, falls somewhere in between. The flick features an entertaining Murray and some impressively shot locales, but struggles when it comes to the more serious elements and delivering its overall message.

Richie Lanz (Billy Murray) is an aging rock tour manager, struggling for cash and working out of a motel in Van Nuys, California. To make some fast money, he accepts an offer to take a client (Zooey Deschanel) on a USO military tour...


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GMHS has numerous adorable dogs and puppies, and beautiful cats and kittens currently available for adoption.

$20 adoption fee for adult cats this month!

Visit and adopt one of these deserving furry friends
at Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society: 1315 Hamilton Rd #B, Gallup, NM. Information: (505) 863-2616.

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for October 23, 2015

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Wow, it’s another busy week with all sorts of interesting material hitting the shelves, including the year’s biggest box office hit. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

About Alex - Promoted as a comedy/drama along the lines of The Big Chill, this independent feature involves a group of twenty-something friends who reunite. When one of them has a breakdown, it forces the others to deal with the various personal conflicts they have with each another. Reaction was very split - while some found it to be an honest look at the troubles of its generation, others felt that many of the characters...

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