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Archive for October 12th, 2011

  • Roswell Refuge holds its Purple Ribbon Dinner

    October 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Guest speaker Lieutenant Mark Wynn appears at the Roswell Refuge 2011 Purple Ribbon Dinner Tuesday evening at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Roswell Refuge held its Purple Ribbon Dinner, Tuesday night, at the Roswell...

  • Avery steps down as executive directory of Character Counts!

    October 12, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    After 11 years of service, Cla Avery is stepping down from his role as executive director of Character Counts! in Chaves County. Terri Douglass, president of Character Counts!, and Judge Alvin Jones, a member of the organization, expressed their appreciation...

  • Event raises sex trafficking awareness

    October 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kathryn Bolkovac, author of The Whistleblower, poses with a copy of her book Tuesday evening at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) When Kathryn Bolkovac traveled to Bosnia in 1999 as a peacekeeper, she never thought she’d be fighting...

  • Thieves break into vehicle

    October 12, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

    Police were called to the 1100 block of West Second Street, Monday. The victim told officers she found the right rear door window broken out and laying on the ground. The value of items stolen from the vehicle according to reports is $440. •The police were...

  • 7th annual Buddy Walk raises awareness for Down Syndrome

    October 12, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    The seventh annual Buddy Walk, held to raise awareness about Down Syndrome, will be held this Saturday at Spring River Park and Zoo. Missy Holman, executive director of the Roswell Down Syndrome Foundation, is working tirelessly surrounded by bunches of...

  • Public Records

    October 12, 2011 • Public Record • • Comments Off

    Births June 24 To Michelle and Andy Luikens, a girl. Accidents October 7 3:15 p.m. — In front of 708 South Montana Avenue; drivers — vehicle owned by City of Roswell, and unknown driver. 5:45 p.m. — 301 South Sycamore Avenue; drivers — vehicle owned...

  • Joyce Kay Whitt

    October 12, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at South Park Cemetery for Joyce Kay Whitt, 62, who passed away on Oct. 10, 2011, at the University Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M. Officiating the service will be Rick Hale of Grace...

  • Another celebrity is let go from 'Dancing'

    October 12, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this image released by ABC, singer Chynna Phillips, left, and her partner Tony Dovolani perform on the celebrity dance competition series “Dancing with the Stars,” Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor) LOS ANGELES...

  • Richard Gere guitar collection fetches $1M in NYC

    October 12, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Classic guitars and amplifiers from the collection of actor Richard Gere are displayed at Christie’s, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 in New York. The collection includes over 100 vintage American guitars and amplifiers and will be auctioned on Tuesday, Oct. 11,...

  • Queen of Soul sings national anthem at the ALCS

    October 12, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Aretha Franklin sings the National Anthem before the start of Game 3 of baseball’s American League championship series between the Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) DETROIT (AP) — The Queen of...