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Archive for December 7th, 2011

  • ‘Hang on!!!’

    December 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Taylor Valenzuela, 6, is pulled Iditarod style by Sasha and her big son, Samson, Tuesday morning at Enchanted Lands Park. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Winter weather causes injuries and fatalities

    December 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Emergency personnel tend to an overturned El Paso Natural Gas truck at mile marker 140 on U.S. 285 north of Roswell Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Two local residents died in traffic accidents in Dexter and Roswell in a period a little over 12 hours,...

  • Martinez arrested on drug charges

    December 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Daria Martinez Daria Martinez, 43, was arrested on drug charges, Saturday. Martinez was one of 84 people who were targeted in a massive sting operation on Sept. 22. The operation was a combined county, state and federal effort, including Chaves County Metro...

  • City Councilors unsatisfied

    December 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    City councilors were unsatisfied with the two additional redistricting concepts presented for their respective wards, at their third redistricting workshop Tuesday evening. Councilors viewed the concepts as drastically splitting precincts in their various...

  • Winter driving tips

    December 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell is usually blessed with moderate winter weather, meaning that many drivers are unused to driving in bad winter weather. According to Chaves County Sheriff’s Office’s Lt. Britt Snyder, the best tip is to avoid driving in the snow. “That’s why...

  • Johnny Gonzales now taking donations for Christmas party

    December 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    After 33 years, and aiding 1,400 needy children in 2010, Johnny Gonzales, founder of the Community Volunteer Program, is back at it again. Gonzales is asking for toy donations for this year’s children’s Christmas party. Around 34 years ago, Gonzales saw...

  • City council to meet at 7 p.m.

    December 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell City Council will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday at City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave., for its regular business meeting. At the meeting, the council will hold a public hearing regarding redistricting. Results from the 2010 Census show that the city’s...

  • Police Blotter

    December 7, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Thieves steal carpet and door knobs •Police were called to the 700 block of West 11th Street, Tuesday, after subjects gained entry into a residence through a back window and removed a Ruger SR40, valued at $500, from a sock drawer. •Police were dispatched...

  • Alice Hertha McWhorter

    December 7, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Alice Hertha McWhorter, 85, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 30, 2011, in Roswell. Alice was born to Herschel Pope and Alice Thomas Pope on April 30, 1926, in Vandalia, Ill. She attended Grace Community Church of Roswell. Alice married Homer Ray McWhorter in...

  • Dorothy Allman

    December 7, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at Trinity United Methodist Church for Dorothy Allman, age 92, of Roswell, who passed away at Roswell Regional Hospital on Dec. 5, 2011. Rev. Ruth Fowler of Trinity United Methodist Church...