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Archive for November 19th, 2010

  • Martha Torrez Chavez

    November 19, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    Martha Torrez Chavez, 79, passed to eternal life on Nov. 16, 2010, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. A rosary and Mass for the repose of Martha’s soul will be prayed at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at St. Peter Catholic Church with the...

  • Howard Kent Lumpkin

    November 19, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    Howard Kent Lumpkin passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, in Roswell, at the age of 85. Kent was born July 3, 1925, in Belair, Kan., to Frank and Ruby Wilson Lumpkin. Kent served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was stationed in the South Pacific. He was...

  • Isabel Salcido

    November 19, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    Isabel Salcido, 78, passed away on Thursday Nov. 11, 2010. Isabel was born to Joe M. Lopez and Pilar Lopez. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Vicente Salcido Sr. Isabel was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She has resided...

  • County War Memorial price increases by $100K

    November 19, 2010 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    The new war memorial will cost an additional $100,000 to complete, county officials say. The announcement from the county manager shocked the five county commissioners during their monthly board meeting, Thursday morning. The memorial, to be constructed on...

  • Kintigh holds Town Hall meeting

    November 19, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left, the president of the Alliance for Peace and Justice of St. John the Baptist Parish, Maria Villa, hosts Interim RPD Chief Dennis Kintigh and Deputy Chief Jody Scifres at a town hall meeting with residents, Thursday night. (Matthew Arco Photo) [/auth...

  • No scans at RIAC

    November 19, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    With concerns over fullbody scans and airport patdowns popping up nationwide, local travelers flying out of Roswell won’t likely have to worry about revealing body scans anytime soon, airport officials said. The Roswell International Air Center...

  • State limits Ft. Stanton burials

    November 19, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    Local veterans are fuming over a recent ruling that would halt military burials at a historic Merchant Marine cemetery just 15 minutes northeast of Ruidoso. Fort Stanton Cemetery in Lincoln County has long served as an active public veterans cemetery, but now...

  • City drops charges

    November 19, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Attorney Barbara Patterson confirmed that the charges against New Mexico State Police Officer Joe Daniel Green were dropped, Thursday. According to the report, Green allegedly assaulted the former 5th Judicial District Assistant District Attorney Michael...

  • RPD arrests, charges Herrera with arson

    November 19, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    Elmon James “Jaime” Herrera Jr., 36, was arrested, Wednesday, and charged with two counts of arson, three counts of abuse of a child and one count of vehicle burglary. The arrest results from a two-month-long investigation of two incidents that...

  • 11/19/10

    November 19, 2010 • CartoonsComments Off

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