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Archive for September 3rd, 2011

  • Tropical Storm Lee begins pelting Gulf Coast

    September 3, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    A hotel is reflected in puddles of rain from approaching Tropical Storm Lee at a streetcar track, as a streetcar passes through Lee Circle, in New Orleans, Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along...

  • Obama appeals for transportation bill passage

    September 3, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Aug. 31, 2011, President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington and urged Congress to pass a federal highway bill. In his weekly radio Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, Obama again called for the passage of a...

  • Israeli rabbi pairs gays to lesbians

    September 3, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Aug. 31, 2011 photo, Rabbi Arele Harel studies in his home in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Shiloh, near Nablus. Harel is an Israeli rabbi setting up gay men with lesbian women in a bid to give religious homosexuals a chance to have children...

  • Vatican rejects Irish criticism over sex abuse

    September 3, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi gestures during a press conference at the Holy See Press Office, at the Vatican, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2011. The Vatican on Saturday vigorously rejected claims it sabotaged efforts by Irish bishops to report priests who...

  • Attorneys for Jackson doctor file emergency appeal

    September 3, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2011 file photo, Dr. Conrad Murray, singer Michael Jackson’s personal physician, appears in Los Angeles Superior Court where Murray pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the pop star’s 2009 death. In...

  • Chileans find bodies from crashed air force plane

    September 3, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo taken Feb. 23, 2010, Chilean entertainer Felipe Camiroaga embraces Soledad Onetto during the 51th Vina del Mar International Song Festival in Vina del Mar, Chile. An official says a Chilean air force plane has crashed in the Juan Fernandez...

  • Roe believes citizens should support community

    September 3, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Kevin Roe (Julia Bergman Photo) The first student to receive a bachelor’s degree from Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, Kevin Roe, 60, is diligent in showing his support for a community that has given so much to him. Following the track, which he says...

  • Drought takes toll on Caverns

    September 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    In this photo provided by National Park Service, bats exit the natural cave entrance in Carlsbad Caverns National Park. (Courtesy Photo/Peter Jones) Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer Usually some 400,000 bats reside in Carlsbad Caverns National Park each...

  • Holocaust survivor lectures, Monday, 9/12

    September 3, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Holocaust survivor and international educator Irving Roth will be speaking in Roswell next week about lessons that can be learned from his experience in the death camps in Poland. The event, sponsored by Christians United for Israel, is slated for 7 p.m.,...

  • Pittman book signing 9/10, 9/24

    September 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Local author and Civil War historian Dr. Walter Earl Pittman will be signing copies of his new book, “New Mexico and the Civil War,” at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico, 200 N. Lea Ave., and at 1 p.m.,...