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Archive for October 22nd, 2011

  • Nesse actively involved with Neighborhood Watch

    October 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Shirley Nesse when she was an officer of the National Secretaries Association on a tour with the group. She was among the first to set foot on a 747. (Courtesy Photo) At 85 years young, Shirley Nesse volunteers for the downtown offices of Neighborhood Watch,...

  • Alumni tour new Pearson Auditorium

    October 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Dave West, vice president of New Mexico Military Institute facilities, shows a film for NMMI alumni depicting the history and recent renovations of Pearson Auditorium during a tour of the building Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Alumni of the New Mexico Military...

  • Documentary on oil and gas to be screened

    October 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A documentary exposing the misconceptions surrounding the oil and gas industry, specifically everyday Americans’ relationship with petroleum, will be showing for a limited time at Allen Theaters Galaxy 8 in Roswell next week. The theater will screen...

  • Police Blotter

    October 22, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Vendors receive funny money The police were dispatched to the 1400 block of West Second Street twice, Thursday, after two vendors at the flea market received counterfeit bills. •In the first incident, the subject tried to buy two knives with two fake $20...

  • Man pleads guilty on charges of possession of a firearm

    October 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell man Francisco Mejia, 40, pleaded guilty Thursday in Las Cruces federal court to charges of “felon in possession of a firearm.” Mejia has been in federal custody since he was arrested on Aug. 9 and will remain in custody until sentencing. Mejia...

  • Billboard draws attention

    October 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Driving down Main Street, most people have noticed a billboard calling on all who see it to Stand With Israel in bold print. A group of concerned citizens led by Rebecca Chavez, city director of Christians United for Israel are responsible for the sign and...

  • Public Records

    October 22, 2011 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses October 19 Israel Santiago Santos, 25, and Claudia Valenzuela, 29, both of Roswell. Miguel A. Tarin-Marquez, 20, and Valeria Chavez, 19, both of Hagerman. October 20 Scott A. Neff, 48, and Kala M. Stanford, 23, both of Roswell. Edgar Ruben...

  • Gregory Anthony (Tony) Salas

    October 22, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Aug. 22, 1984-Oct. 14, 2011 Gregory Anthony (Tony) Salas, United States Army, 27, went to spend eternal life with his saving grace, the Lord our God, on Friday Oct. 14, 2011, in Temple, Texas. He was born on Aug. 22, 1984, in Kanab, Utah, to Danney Salas and...

  • Herman M. Hadsall

    October 22, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Grace Community Church for Herman M. Hadsall, 81, who passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, in Roswell. Pastor Rick Hale of Grace Community Church will officiate. Herman was born Nov. 12,...

  • Norris Weed

    October 22, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service for Norris Weed of Roswell, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 205 W. Gayle. Norris F. Weed, 95, of Roswell passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. Norris was born Feb. 17, 1916, in...