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Archive for February 17th, 2011

  • Nice day to be outside

    February 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Construction workers from Van Winkle Roofing Inc., install new steel metal trim on the roof of St Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church on a warm and sunny Tuesday afternoon. [/auth...

  • Wakefield Oil expands services and locations to serve you better

    February 17, 2011 • Business, Local Business ReviewComments Off

    Wakefield Oil still offers “Full Service – like back in the old days” at their 311 South Virginia location in Roswell. Above, Russell Robertson checks the oil and Santiago Zavala fills the gas tank for a customer. There are very few...

  • Felipa Ogas

    February 17, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Felipa Ogas, 84, who passed away Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. A funeral Mass will also be celebrated at 10 a.m., at St....

  • Rex Morgan

    February 17, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Born: Oct. 5, 1941 Died: Feb. 10, 2011 Rex was born in White Oaks, and was married in White Oaks to Charlotte C. Gray. He was a man of many feats that included being a cowboy, rancher, owner of a construction company and even a pilot in the bush of Alaska....

  • James McLaren

    February 17, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    James Patrick McLaren, 85, of Roswell, passed away Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, in the comfort of his home. He has been cremated and no services are scheduled, per his wishes. James was born Sept. 24, 1925, in Montrose, Scotland, to James and Catherine McLaren....

  • Kintigh’s bill to limit House speaker’s power dies

    February 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A state House lawmaker’s attempt to strip Speaker Ben Lujan of nearly all of his authority to craft committee assignments, was stalled Wednesday. House lawmakers voted 10-9 along party lines in the House Rules and Order of Business Committee to table...

  • Fry confirms Madsen’s firing

    February 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    On Wednesday, City Manager Larry Fry confirmed that Sgt. Eric Madsen was not “working for the (police) department any more.” Fry was unwilling to say if Madsen had been terminated, or if he resigned. City records indicate that Madsen’s...

  • Ponce to retire

    February 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A newly elected school board member announced Wednesday that she will resign her teaching job later this month in order to keep her seat on the school board. The announcement came after state Attorney General Gary King advised the school board, the...

  • Kerr Ranch lease goes to high bidder

    February 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The City Council voted during a special session to reverse its original decision on the Kerr Ranch lease and awarded the contract to the highest bidder, Wednesday. The 5-1 vote came after at least two councilors told other officials they had changed their...