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Archive for September 20th, 2011

  • Autopsy rules death accidental

    September 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    According to the Office of the Medical Investigator, Octavio Loya’s death was ruled accidental. The 40-year-old Roswell resident was found dead at Remco Auto Parts and Wrecking, 4600 S. Main St., in March. The subject’s death followed pursuit, on-foot, by...

  • TheGIG offers prayer and worship

    September 20, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    God is God. That is the idea behind theGIG, an open prayer and worship event hosted by the Salvation Army on Friday nights at the Chaves County Courthouse lawn. Budding from the idea to give high schoolers a place to practice their faith publicly, theGIG,...

  • Special Session: Final Week

    September 20, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    The fear, expressed early on in the session, that history could repeat itself seemed closer to becoming an actuality as legislators embarked on the final week of the special session on Monday with no redistricing plans ready to be seen by Governor Susana...

  • Thieves steal documents

    September 20, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

    Police were called to the 600 block of South Missouri Avenue, Sunday, following a burglary. The victim said an Acer laptop, valued at $400, and numerous personal documents, including a driver’s license, a social security card, a diploma and birth...

  • Joe Smallwood Barnabas

    September 20, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    MULESHOE, Texas — Joe Smallwood Barnabas passed away Sept. 15 at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. Funeral services were held Monday in Farwell, Texas. [/auth...

  • Victoria Gomez Dutchover

    September 20, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    A Rosary was held on Thursday, Sept. 15, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Victoria Gomez Dutchover, age 89 of Dexter, who passed away Sept. 12 at her home. The Resurrection Mass was held Friday, Sept. 16, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Hagerman, with...

  • Guadalupe ‘Lupita’ Castaneda

    September 20, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    Guadalupe ‘Lupita’ Castaneda, 25, of Roswell, passed away Sept. 14 in Clovis. A rosary will be recited, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 9:30 a.m., with a Mass to follow at St. John’s Catholic Church, with Father Juan Antonio Gutierrez officiating. Lupita was born...

  • Gilbert Romero

    September 20, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    Come. Though you can’t see or touch me, I’ll be near. And if you listen with your heart, you’ll hear all my love around you, soft and clear. A prayer service is scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Gilbert Romero,...

  • Public Records

    September 20, 2011 • Public Record • • Comments Off

    Accidents September 9 Unknown time — parking lot, 1010 South Main Street; drivers — vehicle owned by Anna Madrid, of Roswell. September 15 12:28 a.m. — North Main Street and Second Street; drivers — April V. Gavna, 22, and Jose Pesqueria, 51, both of...

  • ‘Jobs Act’ just more spending

    September 20, 2011 • Editorial • • Comments Off

    Hope that President Barack Obama had come up with a brilliant means of creating jobs — something big enough to warrant a joint session of Congress — was dashed after Sept. 8’s salesman-like pitch for another round of massive stimulus spending. Obama...