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Archive for December 13th, 2011

  • Fire Chief Salas retiring

    December 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Fire Chief James Salas will be retiring after 20 years of service with the Roswell Fire Department. Salas’ retirement will be effective Dec. 30. Salas became chief in April 2008. Prior to his role as chief, Salas served as deputy fire chief for more...

  • Commissioners will vote on redistricting plan

    December 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Board of Commissioners will meet Thursday at the Chaves County Administrative Center, 1 St. Mary’s Place, for its regular business meeting. Commissioners will vote on a redistricting plan for their five districts at the meeting. A plan...

  • Adopt-a-thon a success, 33 animals found new homes

    December 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A total of 33 animals will spend a warm, loving Christmas with their new human families thanks to the citizens of Roswell. Saturday’s Adopt-a-thon was rated a success. When the day began, Animal Services had some 52 adult dogs and 17 puppies. All the...

  • RHS students assault fellow student

    December 13, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Aggravated assault Two Roswell High School students received arrest citations, Friday, after they set a third student on fire. According to the person reporting the incident, the two 17-year-olds were messing around with Germ-x spray, igniting the solution,...

  • Thomas Parham

    December 13, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    SANTA CLARA — Thomas Parham, 68, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at his residence. He was born in Artesia, on April 4, 1943, to Lloyd and Hazel (McCabe) Parham. After graduation from Artesia High he became a plumber...

  • Michael Jackson fans leave tribute at auction site

    December 13, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Michael Jackson fans Kim Lemieux, left, and Michael Craig hang a poster at a memorial where the headboard of the bed that Jackson was in on the day he died would have been placed in an exhibition at Julien’s Auctions during a private preview of contents...

  • Ernie and Cindy claim $1 million prize on ‘Race’

    December 13, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this undated photo provided by CBS, host Phil Keoghan, right, greets engaged couple Cindy Chiang and Ernie Halvorsen, winners of the 19th installment of “The Amazing Race,” in Atlanta. The finale aired Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/CBS,...

  • Record exec dies after Hollywood street rampage

    December 13, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Detective Nicole Kittle of the LAPD Force Investigation Division looks at a body on Vine just south of Sunset Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, in Hollywood, Calif. A gunman who fired at cars and shouted “kill me” and “I’m gonna die!” was...

  • Barry Manilow hospitalized for hip muscle repair

    December 13, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this June 8, 2011 file photo, musician Barry Manilow poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. A spokeswoman for Manilow says the 68-year-old entertainer was hospitalized Monday, Dec. 12, for surgery to remove fluid and repair torn muscles in his...

  • The grateful cast of ‘Lysistrata Jones’ opens up

    December 13, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this image released by The Hartman Group, Patti Murin, center left, and Josh Segarra perform with the cast of “Lysistrata Jones” at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/The Hartman Group, Joan Marcus) NEW YORK (AP) — Backstage in a...