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Archive for September 24th, 2011

  • Running for a good cause

    September 24, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Seth Romero of the Eastern New Mexico University chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity runs with a football along the Relief Route Friday during the annual Run for the Heroes, stretching from the University of Texas-El Paso to ENMU in Portales. Kappa Sigma...

  • Herrera pretrial held

    September 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Fifth District Court held its final hearing before the trial of Isreal Herrera. Herrera, 22, is accused of the murder of Stephen Foster, 25, on Nov. 22, 2010. The shooting occurred after Foster and his passenger went to Herrera’s house. According to the...

  • Gomez, organizer and community volunteer

    September 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Barbara Gomez(Jessica Palmer Photo) Barbara Gomez is a woman with loads of enthusiasm and bundles of energy. She is a mother with three sons, and a grandmother, but few could tell either by her appearance or her demeanor. She is known as an organizer and for...

  • Final Days of Special Session

    September 24, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    In an action that seems to pour gasoline on an already burning fire, House Speaker Ben Lujan, D-Santa Fe, and House Majority Floor Leader Ken Martinez, D-Grants, are allegedly inhibiting House Democrats from reading the House Republicans’ most recent plan...

  • Sting operation successful; 67 arrested

    September 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments (5)

    D.E.A. Police leave a house located on N. Washington Avenue near W. 11th Street Thursday morning during a massive operation involving more than 150 federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. (Mark Wilson Photo) A massive sting operation on Thursday...

  • Public Records

    September 24, 2011 • Public Record • • Comments Off

    Accidents September 19 1 p.m. — Action Auto 2009 Southeast Main Street; drivers — vehicle owned by Rachael Hernandez, and Deborah Hare, 47, both of Roswell. September 22 9:44 a.m. — North Main Street and 13th Street; drivers — Jeremias Baez, 20, and...

  • Freda Evelyn Hefner

    September 24, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11:30 a.m, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at South Park Cemetery for Freda Evelyn Hefner, 90, who passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at La Villa Assisted Living. The Rev. Gorton Smith of First United Methodist Church will be...

  • Ronald Coleman Allensworth

    September 24, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    R.C. “Speedy” Allensworth, 83, passed away peacefully on Sept. 21, 2011. R.C. was born in Oklahoma City on May 20, 1928, the youngest of 12 children, to James Franklin and Ethel Afensene Allensworth. R C. moved to Roswell with his family when he was 5...

  • NASA gives 1-hour window for falling satellite

    September 24, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this file image provided by NASA this is the STS-48 onboard photo of the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) in the grasp of the RMS (Remote Manipulator System) during deployment, from the shuttle in September 1991. NASA’s old...

  • Jury selected in Jackson doctor's case

    September 24, 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. The...