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Archive for December 15th, 2011

  • Great morning to be outside

    December 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Under a clear December sky, and against the backdrop of the snow-covered Sierra Blanca range, a crop duster sprays a field in west Roswell, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • USPS holds town hall on closure

    December 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Anger surrounded Wednesday evening’s town hall meeting as representatives from the United States Postal Service explained the organization’s delicate and rapid downturn in its financial situation. The USPS held the meeting in Roswell to solicit public...

  • Friends remember trainer Willie Hall

    December 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments (2)

    This morning, a memorial 10-count will toll in honor of Willie Hall Sr., a man whose impact on the youth in Roswell will resound indefinitely. The count — the tolling of a bell 10 times — honors a recently deceased boxer. Hall, 83, passed away on Dec. 6,...

  • Judge postpones prelim

    December 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The preliminary hearing scheduled for Dec. 14 in Magistrate Court was postponed until next week after one of the defense witnesses left the courthouse. Jose A. Maciel, 20, is charged with vehicular homicide after an accident that occurred on Oct. 23....

  • Police Blotter

    December 15, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Perps take business for $12K in goods •Police were called to the Estilo Professional, 1707 SE Main St., Tuesday, where subjects gained entry into the business and removed jewelry, perfume, beauty supplies, two winter jackets, 20 pair of ladies’ denim...

  • Public Records

    December 15, 2011 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Dec. 8 Jason E. Garcia, 37, and Kathleen Z. Curtis, 30, both of Roswell. Dec. 9 Brennon Virgel Snook, 40, and Tiffany H. Hamilton, 26, both of Oklahoma City. Jesus Lopez, 30, and Amber G. Blacke, 21, both of Roswell. Ron Doyle, 66, and...

  • Travis Martin

    December 15, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Travis Martin of Yucca Valley, Calif., went home to be with the lord on Dec. 10, 2011. Travis, age 83, was born Dec. 12, 1927, to Otis and Ida Martin in Kirbyville, Texas. In 1950, Travis married Doris Wright. They had five children and made their home in Los...

  • Yvette Parker

    December 15, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Private memorial services will be held at First United Methodist Church for Yvette Parker, 51, of Roswell, who passed away Dec. 14, 2011, at Roswell Regional Hospital. Rev. Gorton Smith of the First United Methodist Church will conduct the service. Yvette was...

  • Nelda Odell

    December 15, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for Dec. 17, 2011, at 10 a.m., at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel for Nelda Faye Odell, 83, of Roswell, who passed away after a lengthy illness at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center on December 13. Nelda Odell was born July...

  • Susan Fugate

    December 15, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral service is scheduled at 11 a.m. Dec. 17, 2011, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Susan Fugate, 59, who passed away Dec. 13, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Rev. Troy Grant of Berrendo Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will...