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Archive for November 16th, 2011

  • Nancy Lopez students invite mayor to view model city

    November 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gifted students at Nancy Lopez Elementary show off their model city to Mayor Del Jurney Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) In a classroom e-quipped with a model city that spanned three tables, second- through fifth-graders huddled around Mayor Del Jurney,...

  • Former Detention Center employee arrested for fraud

    November 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Manuel (Manny) Fuentez, 27, former Chaves County Detention Center finance officer, was arrested, Thursday, on one count of fraudulent use of a credit card and four counts of fraudulent transfer or receipt of a credit card. The credit cards used are Wright...

  • Consensus presents city’s Master Plan

    November 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Representatives from Consensus Planning Inc., a consulting firm based in Albuquerque, presented the Downtown Master Plan they created for the city, to a packed room in the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Tuesday afternoon. The purpose of the master plan is to...

  • Peachtree thanks veterans at dinner

    November 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Military Institute commandant Brig. Gen. Richard V. Geraci greets residents and guests of Peachtree Retirement Village attending the Veterans Thank You For Our Freedom Dinner, Tuesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) The parallel between past and...

  • Johnny needs groceries for Turkey Day feast

    November 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Johnny Gonzales, founder of the Community Volunteer Program, is seeking public assistance for Thanksgiving dinner. The dinner is scheduled to take place on Nov. 24, at Veterans Memorial Hall, 1620 N. Montana Ave. “We usually feed up to 800 people and...

  • Mayoral proclamation notes American Education Week

    November 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mayor Del Jurney officially announced the week of Nov. 13 through Nov. 18 as “American Education Week,” Tuesday afternoon. Eva Gomez, Roswell Education Association president, and Mike Kakuska, Roswell Independent School District’s assistant...

  • Thieves make off with electronics

    November 16, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were dispatched to the 700 block of South Union Avenue, Monday, after someone kicked in the front door of a residence and removed two 52-inch flat-screen television sets, valued at $2,000 each. The victim had been away from the residence for less...

  • Public Records

    November 16, 2011 • Public RecordComments Off

    Accidents Nov. 8 12 p.m. — parked 4500 N. Main St; vehicle owned by Maria Melendez, of Roswell, and unknown driver. Nov. 12 2:51 p.m. — South Lea Avenue and West Reed Street; drivers — Robert Williams, 68, and Desiree Lujan, 21, both of Roswell. Nov. 14...

  • Khole Hope Tallabas

    November 16, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Khole Hope Tallabas, baby, joined the angels in heaven Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at 4:34 a.m. Khole was the daughter of Gonzalo Tallabas and Monica Vasquez. She is survived by her parents Gonzalo and Monica; brother, Sammy Archuleta, of Roswell; uncles, Abel...

  • January trial sought for Golden Globes dispute

    November 16, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2009 file photo, celebrities arrive at the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The show’s organizers are pushing for a January trial date to resolve who owns broadcast rights to the show, but the...