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Archive for November 26th, 2011

  • Christmas festivities at the Roswell Mall: Sweet Leilani’s

    November 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Sweet Leilani’s entertain holiday shoppers who were on hand at the Roswell Mall Friday morning to greet Santa Claus and say aloha. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Christmas festivities at the Roswell Mall: Jolly Old Elf

    November 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Santa Claus is greeted by his young fans upon arriving at the Roswell Mall, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Shoppers turn out early for bargains

    November 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Efrain Soto Jr. and Stephanie Munoz check texts while waiting with other early Christmas shoppers in front of Target Thursday night for the midnight opening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Electronics were the hot ticket item at Black Friday sales throughout Roswell....

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    November 26, 2011 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • Ann Haile Carson weaves garments, furniture, dreams

    November 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ann Haile Carson at her loom. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Artist and weaver of dreams, Ann Haile Carson came back to live in Roswell three-and-a-half years ago, but her ties to the community go back generations. Carson’s grandmother, Allie. J. Werner, was one of...

  • Low Rider Toy Drive returns

    November 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Once a local, well-known, toy-giving institution, the Felipe Low Rider Toy Drive was in hiatus for a few years. But organizer Felipe Rodriguez is planning a strong comeback. “(The toy drive) was big a few years back,” said Rodriguez, recalling the days...

  • Engine trouble sparks 2-alarm fire

    November 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Engine trouble caused a two-alarm fire in the county, Thursday night. According to the New Mexico State Police, the call came in around 9:45 p.m. from a motorist on U.S. 70 near mile marker 357 close to the county line. The driver of a semi-truck reported...

  • Police Blotter

    November 26, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Aggravated assault at S. Main Allsup’s Police received a walk-in report, Thursday, about an incident that took place at Allsup’s, 1618 S. Main St. A customer was approached by a man who called him Joe. He did not respond because his name isn’t Joe. The...

  • Dee Umberson

    November 26, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    The very kind and loving heart of Dee Alton Umberson stopped on Nov. 24, 2011, after almost 91 years of a full life and 61 years of happy marriage. Dee was born in Lockney, Texas, on Dec. 2, 1920, the only child of Ercel and Alma Umberson. As a young boy,...

  • Patricia Ann West

    November 26, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    BOISE, Idaho — Patricia Ann West, 55, of Boise, passed away in her sleep on Nov. 19, 2011, after a long and courageous battle with congestive heart failure and diabetes. She was born Patricia Ann McKeg on Aug. 3, 1956, in Roswell, N.M., to Thomas Edward and...