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Archive for October 26th, 2011

  • Memorial work continues

    October 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ed Sandoval, left, and Harold Lopez of Rocky Mountain Stone Company, fit together pieces of the new Chaves County War Memorial in front of the courthouse, Tuesday morning. An official at the site said the project should be completed in the next two weeks....

  • Retirement Board is seeking input

    October 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Retirement benefits for nearly all New Mexico educators are about to change, but not without a tallying of votes to see what current educators and school staff want. Unfortunately, out of the 1,924 eligible educators and staff members in Chaves County, not...

  • Police agencies team up

    October 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A multi-agency “Impact Patrol” has been implemented to reduce property crime in Roswell. Police detectives, New Mexico State Police officers and Chaves County Sheriff’s deputies have united their efforts to target thieves. The goal is to reduce...

  • Event raises disability awareness

    October 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    M.S. Jawadi, wearing covered glasses to simulate blindness, is escorted across Main Street by Sabrina Morales during the Amazing Roswell Mysteries Event, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Members of various community organizations completed simulated...

  • Memory Screening Day on Nov. 15

    October 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A free Memory Screening Day will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 15, sponsored by Comfort Keepers. It is held nationwide and is an initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. “It’s a simple test and not to be afraid of,” said Leslie Jansson, client...

  • German rifle stolen

    October 26, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were called to the 2300 block of North Garden Avenue, Monday, after someone gained entry into a residence and removed a German Mauser Model 1980 8 mm rifle and a cell phone charger. Losses were estimated at $440. Police were dispatched to the 1400...

  • Christopher ‘Buddy’ David Hellums

    October 26, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at Christ’s Church for Christopher “Buddy” David Hellums, age 2, of Roswell, who passed away Oct. 25, 2011, in Roswell. Pastors Lonnie Owen and Gerry Chaves of Christ’s Church will conduct the...

  • Obama’s 2012 pitch: Still unfinished business

    October 26, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    President Barack Obama deplanes after he arrives at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, Colo., Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. The President is scheduled to attend fundraisers in Denver Tuesday night and speak at Metro State University on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ed...

  • Chaz Bono is the latest star to exit ‘Dancing’

    October 26, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Oct. 24, 2011 image released by ABC, Chaz Bono, right, and his partner Lacey Schwimmer perform on the dancing competition series “Dancing with the Stars,” in Los Angeles. Bono and Schwimmer were voted off the show on Tuesday. (AP...

  • Cowell talks voting by social media on ‘X Factor’

    October 26, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 14, 2011 file photo, Simon Cowell, executive producer and judge on “The X Factor,” poses at a world premiere screening event for the singing competition series in Los Angeles. Cowell said Tuesday he predicts one of the...