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Archive for October 6th, 2011

  • Steve Jobs

    October 6, 2011 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 15, 2008, file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new MacBook Air after giving the keynote address at the Apple MacWorld Conference in San Francisco. Apple on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 said Jobs has died. He was 56. (AP...

  • Now hear this…Hearing problems can happen at any age

    October 6, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

    By Jan Hobbs, MD Do you have trouble hearing conversations in large groups or in a noisy restaurant? Find yourself continually needing to turn up the television to hear? Or bothered by persistent ringing in your ears? Hearing loss affects one in 10 Americans...

  • Cable connection thwarts theft

    October 6, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

    •Police were called to Rent-a-Center, 3601 N. Main St., Tuesday. The burglars broke a front window to gain access to the store. They attempted to steal two televisions; however, the subjects were stopped by the cables, which were still attached to the sets....

  • Chelsi and Brenneman take top market lamb honors

    October 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The hard work, hopes and dreams of a sheepherding family all rested on one teen, one sheep and one last fair. In the end, Chelsi Van Dyke achieved victory during the last chance she had to win. Van Dyke is 18, and this was her last chance to compete in the...

  • Shane Kincaid’s leghorn pullets win a trio of trophies

    October 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell was done proud during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair Birds Show on Wednesday, but in the end, it was a contender from Carlsbad who walked away with a trophy collection. Shane Kincaid, 11, was all smiles when he left the fairgrounds coop where all...

  • Great variety in Commercial Building

    October 6, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Fairgoers watch a cooking demonstration at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair Business Expo, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Political parties, craft makers and community organizations have come together under one roof at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair....

  • Family argument turns violent

    October 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A family argument turned into a shoot-out, Wednesday, in the 700 block of South Cedar Avenue. “Around 8:30 this morning, we received a phone call about some kind of an altercation that resulted in shots fired,” said Roswell Police spokesman Officer Travis...

  • Blessing of Animals set for Sunday

    October 6, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    The Rev. Dale Plummer, of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and friends Scrappy and Sissy. The annual Blessing of the Animals and Memorial Service is set for Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the church. (Mark Wilson Photo) A procession of animals small and...

  • George Clooney for President? No Chance.

    October 6, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Director and actor George Clooney attends the premiere of “Ides of March” at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) NEW YORK (AP) — George Clooney may have an interest in politics, both on-screen...

  • Oscar organizers aim for world-class film museum

    October 6, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Oct 19, 2003 photo, the former May Co. department store, built in 1939, is shown in Los Angeles. The Academy Awards and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) have teamed up to convert the May building, owned by LACMA, into a movie museum. (AP...