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Archive for September 6th, 2011

  • Palestinians resist US pressure on statehood bid

    September 6, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Jewish rabbi Menachem Froman addresses a crowd of Palestinians as he leads a reconciliation visit of Jewish settlers to the West Bank village of Qusra, a day after the local mosque was vandalized, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. The mosque was torched Monday after...

  • Top Gadhafi loyalists flee to Niger in desert trek

    September 6, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    A building is set in fire inside ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi compound in Bab Al-Aziziya, Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, Sept.6, 2011. The reason for the blaze is unclear. Negotiations over the surrender of one of Moammar Gadhafi’s remaining...

  • Police shoot protesters in Congo; 1 dead

    September 6, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    A burnt-out car sits outside destroyed offices at an independent television station set ablaze overnight by armed men, in Kinshasa, Congo, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. Police fired on protesters after two early morning attacks Tuesday in which people ransacked and...

  • After bloodshed, some in NYC question parade

    September 6, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Dressed to take part in the festivities, Irene Aranda, foreground, and Patsy Miller wait for the start of the West Indian Day Parade Monday, Sept. 5, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg) NEW YORK (AP) — Some city residents...

  • Gold fever sweeps the criminal underworld

    September 6, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, Jewelry store owner Abel stands inside his store in downtown Los Angeles. It’s just one aspect of the gold fever now sweeping the country’s criminal world. Law enforcement officials across the nation and...

  • Meridian Insurance Services, formerly Brown & Brown of Roswell. It may be a new name but it's still the same great service, same location and phone number.

    September 6, 2011 • Business, Local Business Review • • Comments Off

    Meridian Insurance Service’s professional staff includes: Front row (left to right): Lori Mann, commercial lines agent; Jessica Hardwick, receptionist and personal lines support staff; Michelle Quiroz, accounting. Back row (left to right): Sherrie Douglass,...

  • Pops Concert draws crowd

    September 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Nearly 500 people attended Roswell Symphony Orchestra’s Pops Concert, on Labor Day. The parking lot was so full that cars stretched into College Boulevard on both sides of the road. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The sun smiled down upon the Roswell Symphony...

  • Police chief named interim secretary of Corrections

    September 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Alfono Solis Roswell’s police chief was named as New Mexico interim secretary of Corrections after Lupe Martinez resigned Friday. Martinez, 50, held the position for eight months and was the first woman to lead the state prison system. Sen. Tim Jennings,...

  • Stabbing was a random act

    September 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police Chief Alfonso Solis elaborated, Monday, on the information received late Friday about the attempted murder at Goddard High School. He said that the stabbing of a fellow student by Britanny Russell, 17, appears to have been a random act and the...

  • J.B. Phelps

    September 6, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for J.B. Phelps, 85, of Roswell, who passed away Sept. 5, 2011. The Rev. Melvin Suttle of First Assembly of God Church will officiate with interment to follow in...