Archive for June 25th, 2011

  • Fire chars fence

    June 25, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    A blaze that came within feet of an apartment complex in Roswell was extinguished late Friday afternoon before it did any serious damage to about 16 residences, officials said. Flames completely charred a wooden fence behind Summit Apartments, 1700 W. Summit...

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    June 25, 2011 • Cartoons • • Comments Off


  • Yes, that's exactly what it is

    June 25, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    Jesus Figueroa applies paint to a giant alien sculpture in the parking lot of Amy’s Fireworks Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) A 9,000-pound extraterrestrial landed in Roswell June 18, but there’s no cause for alarm or government cover up....

  • Praise for Pearce

    June 25, 2011 • Dear Editor • • Comments Off

    Dear Editor: This letter is intended to commend the work Congressman Steve Pearce has done to try to prevent thousands of acres of productive ranch and energy producing land from becoming unproductive by allowing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to declare...

  • Elwin J. Curtis

    June 25, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    Elwin J. Curtis, 94, of Roswell, died June 20, 2011. He was born April 14, 1917, in Rochester, N.Y., to Elwyn H. and Edith Curtis. He lived in West Walworth, N.Y., for many years before retiring to Roswell in 1983. He was employed by Taylor Instruments for 30...

  • Eusebio “Juan” Peralta

    June 25, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Eusebio “Juan” Peralta, 78, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Sunday, June 26, 2011, at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, June 27, 2011, at 10 a.m., at St. Peter Catholic Church, with the...