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Archive for November 23rd, 2011

  • Character Counts! calls for teacher nominations

    November 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Honorable Alvin Jones holds a press conference Tuesday morning at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce to announce the call for nominations for the Character Counts! 2012 Teacher of Character Awards. (Mark Wilson Photo) Those wishing to honor an outstanding...

  • Jones addresses clubs luncheon

    November 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Vernon Dyer, right, Kiwanis Club president, goes over the agenda for the 62nd annual All Civic Club Luncheon with keynote speaker Alvin Jones, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Members of local civic organizations were lauded for “accepting the challenge” to...

  • Perps move Water Depot ice machine

    November 23, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were dispatched to the Water Depot, 1003 W. Hobbs St., Monday, after a subject entered the facility by jumping over the fence. Then the subject broke the lock to allow a second individual access. Nothing was reported stolen, although the reporting...

  • 11.3% of adults in Chaves County have diabetes

    November 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    In 2009, 8.3 percent of New Mexicans aged 18 years and older had diabetes, according to New Mexico’s Indicator Based Information System, which monitors health in New Mexico. In Chaves Couny, 11.3 percent of adults have diabetes, according to IBIS. November...

  • Public Records

    November 23, 2011 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Nov. 21 Marc Alexander Waldron, 57, of Scottsdale, and Meredith J. Forsey, 57, of Roswell. Ramon T. Leos, 22, and Sandra L. Munguia, 26, both of Roswell. Calvin L. Coates, 71, of Albuquerque, and Charlotte C. Thompson, 62, of Roswell....

  • Elizabeth Gutierrez

    November 23, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    April 2, 1964-Nov. 21, 2011 A rosary is scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in San Patricio, with Mass following at 11 a.m., for Elizabeth Renee Gutierrez 47, who passed away on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at her home...

  • Dr. Randall W. Briggs

    November 23, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held for Dr. Randall W. Briggs on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at 2 p.m., at Holy Faith Episcopal Church, Santa Fe. Dr. Briggs died on Sept. 28, 2011, at his home. A memorial service will also be held on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, at 1 p.m.,...

  • Bobby M. Mayfield

    November 23, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    LAS CRUCES — Bobby M. Mayfield, aviator, farmer and cowboy, legislator, businessman, and lawyer, died peacefully Nov. 18, 2011, at Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces. He was 87. Mr. Mayfield was born in 1924 at his family’s farmhouse located on what...

  • Ethel James

    November 23, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    PLANO, Texas — Ethel James, 100, of Plano, and formerly of Dallas and Lubbock, and Albuquerque and Roswell, N.M., passed away on Nov. 19, 2011, at Victoria Gardens of Frisco. Born Oct. 7, 1911, in Moville, Iowa, Ethel was the daughter of Maude (Johnson) and...

  • Malcolm Holstun

    November 23, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Malcolm Courtney Holstun was welcomed to heaven with open arms by his Lord and grandparents. Malcolm passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 11, 2011, in Temple, Texas. He was born July 17, 1978, in Germany, to Bill Holstun and Debbie Finch-Callaghan. He is survived...