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Archive for October 25th, 2011

  • Grassfire rips through open land

    October 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A grassfire races through open land near Woodbine and Baker roads southeast of Roswell Monday evening as firefighters work to surround and contain it. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • One dies in car accident

    October 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Officer Travis Holley stands before what is left of the vehicle, a 1500 Dodge Ram pickup, after Saturday’s roll-over accident that occurred on Main Street in front of the Home Depot. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Passenger Sergio Chacon, 21, died in an accident...

  • Oil and gas lease sale sells 27 tracts

    October 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A bid of $6,166.40 by Yates Petroleum Corporation on an oil tract in Chaves County will benefit public schools throughout the state. The bid was part of the New Mexico State Land Office’s monthly Oil and Gas Lease Sale which was held Oct. 18 in Santa Fe....

  • City approves amended ordinance of Economic Plan

    October 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Following three hours of discussion and debate amongst city councilors, city officials and members of the Municipal Gross Receipts Tax committee, the Roswell City Council approved an amended ordinance regarding the city’s Economic Development Plan to be...

  • Raymond Lopez

    October 25, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    LUBBOCK — Raymond Lopez, 72, of Roswell passed away Sunday Oct. 23, 2011, in Lubbock, Texas. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. [/auth...

  • Lloyd Rowin

    October 25, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Lloyd Rowin was born March 26, 1923, in Ellis County, Texas. He passed from this life on Oct. 23, 2011, at Roswell Regional Hospital. A memorial gathering will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at the family home at 1606 E. College Blvd. Cremation...

  • Carol Hines

    October 25, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Carol Louise Hines, 72, of Roswell passed away Monday, Oct. 24, 2011. She will be laid to rest with her husband John at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at a private graveside service. Carol was born Dec. 15, 1938, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Harold Lyon and Twyla...

  • Sergio Chacon

    October 25, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Sergio Chacon of Roswell passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. He was 21 years old. Sergio was born Dec. 2, 1989, to Sergio Chacon Sr. and Juana Alvarado in Los Angeles, Calif. He graduated from Roswell High School and worked at Subway. Sergio liked being...

  • Vehicle burglary reported

    October 25, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary A vehicle was burglarized in a busy intersection at Union Avenue and Fourth Street, Sunday, after the driver left it because of car problems. The victim reported that the tires were slashed, the stereo removed and a wallet stolen. Shots fired Police...

  • Man pleads guilty on charge

    October 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell native Adrian Orona, 35, pleaded guilty Friday in Las Cruces federal court to charge of a felon in possession of a firearm. Orona has been in federal custody since his arrest on Sept. 23. He will remain in custody until his sentencing hearing, which...