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Archive for December 15th, 2010

  • Cards for wounded soldiers

    December 15, 2010 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: I would like to ask all Roswellites to send a Christmas card to the following address to let a wounded soldier know he or she is not forgotten: A Recovering American Soldier c/o Walter Reed Army Medical Center 6900 Georgia Av, NW Washington, DC...

  • Climate confab just hot air

    December 15, 2010 • EditorialComments Off

    Representatives of 193 nations meeting in Cancun, Mexico, apparently still couldn’t agree on how to redistribute richer nations’ wealth to poorer nations under the pretense of combating global warming. As delegates left Cancun, we’re...

  • Going for a car ride

    December 15, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    A dog peers out of a car window from its back seat perch while going for a ride up Main Street recently. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Nicolasa Perez

    December 15, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    A service will be held for Nicolasa Perez, 84, of Roswell at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home. Burial will follow at South Park...

  • Geoffrey Allen Vandewart

    December 15, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Geoffrey Allen Vandewart, age 59, of Roswell, who passed away Dec. 13, 2010. Rev. Richard Smith will officiate with interment to follow at South Park Cemetery....

  • Family helped after house fire

    December 15, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Hagerman family who lost everything as a result of a fire on Veterans Day has received help. Chris Herbert, executive director at the Regional Housing Authority, learned of the circumstances of the woman, who lost her home only six weeks after open-heart...

  • Herrera bound over to District Court

    December 15, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    Magistrate Court Judge John J. Halvorson ruled that the state had probable cause in its case against Israel S. Herrera, 22, on the charges of first-degree murder, tampering with evidence and shooting at or from a motor vehicle. The case has been bound over to...

  • Vandals target area schools

    December 15, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police say vandals caused thousands of dollars — Sen. Tim Jennings worth of damage to at least eight schools over the weekend. The Roswell Independent School District was set back at least nearly $9,000 after multiple schools suffered broken windows...

  • Commission looks forward to 2011

    December 15, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    As the calendar year 2010 comes to a close, the Chaves County county commissioners are setting the agenda for the upcoming year. A new 60-day legislative session begins on Jan. 18, 2011. The board signed off on three items outlining 2011 objectives in...