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Archive for September 29th, 2011

  • NM fundraiser planned for drug war asylum-seekers

    September 29, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A non-profit started by an El Paso immigration attorney is aiming to raise money for Mexican journalists and activists who are seeking asylum in the U.S. due to drug cartel violence in Mexico. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports...

  • Carlsbad keeping current wards in place

    September 29, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Carlsbad city councilors unanimously decided to maintain their current wards during their regular meeting. After being presented with four plans from Research & Polling, Inc. with each plan based on five criteria of redistricting...

  • NM immigrant advocates launch new campaign

    September 29, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Immigrant advocates in New Mexico are set to launch a new campaign aimed at countering what they say are anti-immigrant attacks. The advocates are scheduled to started their “We are all ONE New Mexico Truth Tour” on...

  • Public Records

    September 29, 2011 • Public Record • • Comments Off

    Marriage Licenses Sept. 27 Gerald L. Odgers Jr., 47, and Vicki A. Lopez, 41, both of Roswell. Divorces Filed Sept. 20 William J. Hahn Jr. vs Susie Salinas Hahn Kelly Jewel Dolan vs Robert Ray Dolan Final Sept. 22 Sherrie Steely vs Casey Steely Toni Jean...

  • Donald N. Jones

    September 29, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    Funeral service for Donald N. Jones, 89, of Capitan will be Friday, Sept. 30, at 10 a.m. at the Canaan Trail Baptist Church at Angus. Burial will be Monday, Oct. 3, at 1:30 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery. On Sept. 22, 2011, Don had the joy of meeting his...

  • Consuelo Sandoval Leyba

    September 29, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Consuelo Sandoval Leyba, 86, who passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Mission Arch Care Center. A funeral Mass is scheduled also at St. John’s Catholic Church...

  • Guns, Xbox stolen

    September 29, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

    Police were called to the 600 block of West Eighth Street, Tuesday, after someone gained entry into a home and removed a Taurus 9 mm pistol, a Maverick 88 12-gauge shotgun and an Xbox 360. Items reported missing were valued at $890. Counterfeit bill Police...

  • Cattlemen’s coming back

    September 29, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Ole Noriega of Betco and other laborers work around the clock remodeling Cattlemen’s Steak House in an effort to be ready for a grand re-opening by this Friday. The new and improved restaurant will feature a bar, new carpeting, lights and furniture, and a...

  • Study to evaluate problems facing local youth

    September 29, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    In an effort to evaluate the youth in the community and the ways in which programs can be developed to solve the issues affecting them, the Chaves County Comprehensive Strategy Board voted to conduct a developmental assets study at Roswell and Goddard high...

  • Testimony continues in Herrera trial

    September 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The prosecution continued to present evidence Wednesday in the State of New Mexico versus Israel Herrera. Herrera is accused of felony homicide for the Nov. 22, 2010, shooting of Stephen Foster, 25. Eyewitness Tina Rodriguez (Herrera) told about the events of...