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Archive for October 15th, 2010

  • Walk for Down syndrome Saturday

    October 15, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    The 6th annual Roswell Buddy Walk to support the Down syndrome community will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Spring River Park and Zoo. The walk celebrates Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October and raises money for local programs. Registration is $15...

  • Bernard “Beau” Stone

    October 15, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service is scheduled at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Bernard “Beau” Stone, 62, of Roswell, who passed away Oct. 9, 2010, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Beau was cremated according to his...

  • Marjorie Belle Thigpen

    October 15, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    Marjorie Belle Funk was born Feb. 1, 1920, in the farming community of Cottonwood, to Jesse and Azilee Morgan Funk. She passed away Oct. 14, 2010, in Ft. Collins, Colo., after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Marjorie attended upper and lower...

  • George Sisneros

    October 15, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    George S. Sisneros passed away in his home in Arabela, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, following a long illness. Born May 21, 1918, in Roswell, his parents were George S. Sisneros, who died in 1918, and Pablita Fresquez, who died in 1981. George was raised on their...

  • Silver Taps honors fallen NMMI alumni

    October 15, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    A cadet stands at attention as a first-quarter moon rises over the New Mexico Military Institute campus during the Silver Taps ceremony, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Under a first-quarter moon and dark azure sky, the sound of bugles playing taps...

  • Autumn leaves

    October 15, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    Autumn begins to make its presence known as area trees begin to change color on a clear Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • After 95 years, Roswell will lose Cobean’s, piece of history

    October 15, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    The sign at 320 N. Main St. is vintage. The store’s inventory is somewhat eccentric and specialized in things not found elsewhere. It’s a family business in a world of international big box chains. And, after 95 years of serving the Roswell...

  • Council approves channel repair

    October 15, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    City councilors voted to approve spending $450,000 of city funds to repair a portion of the Spring River drainage channel during the council’s regular monthly meeting, Thursday. The repairs will be made to the channel near the Roswell Museum and Art...

  • City manager short list gets shorter

    October 15, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    A candidate in the running for the position of Roswell’s next city manager pulled his name from consideration, leaving two applicants on the short-list of contenders. Jeffrey Lester, currently an assistant city manager in Moline, Ill., told city...

  • Keith Bell Cartoon

    October 15, 2010 • CartoonsComments Off

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