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Archive for December 24th, 2011

  • Jenny Buckner

    December 24, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at South Park Cemetery, for Jenny Alma Louise Buckner, 37, of Roswell, who passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011. The Rev. Danny Sons of Midway Assembly of God will officiate. Friends and...

  • Valerian Martin Jr.

    December 24, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be said at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 26, 2011, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Valerian Martin, Jr., 87, who passed away Dec. 18, 2011, at University Medical Center in Albuquerque. The Resurrection Mass will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at...

  • City’s holiday trash pickup schedule

    December 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city of Roswell Solid Waste Department will have a change in scheduled trash pickup times during the holiday season. During the weeks of Dec. 26 to 31, 2011; and Jan. 2- 6, 2012, the automated trash pickup routes will change. Monday pickups will occur on...

  • Police Blotter: Thieves strip home; leave only trash

    December 24, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were dispatched to the 200 block of East Reed Street, Thursday, after subjects gained entry into a home and stripped it of everything of value. Officers reported that only garbage was left behind and a that broken desk was found in the yard. Items...

  • NWS predicts cold, snow will contnue

    December 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    This SUV was traveling north on Main Street, at 8 a.m. Friday, and skid off the road at the Hondo River. The driver was rescued from the vehicle by emergency services. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Roswell will...

  • Angel Tree helps 426 families

    December 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Four-hundred twenty-six needy families in Roswell were given a reason to be thankful this Christmas. This week, the Roswell Corps of The Salvation Army completed its food and toy distributions through the Angel Tree program. This decades-old tradition...

  • Muni election filing date January 10

    December 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The day to file a declaration of candidacy for Roswell’s regular municipal election is just around the corner. The city has six positions slated to be on its March 2012 ballot. Candidates wishing to run for any of the open positions must file on Jan. 10,...

  • Kid band Vazquez Sounds takes Mexico by storm

    December 24, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Siblings Gustavo, 13, behind left, Angie, 10, center, and Abelardo, 15, of the Vazquez Sounds band, perform at their father’s office in Mexicali, Mexico, Thursday Dec. 22, 2011. The trio posted a cover of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep”...

  • Mel Gibson, wife finalize divorce in Los Angeles

    December 24, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 14, 2011 file photo, Mel Gibson poses at the 25th American Cinematheque Award benefit gala honoring actor Robert Downey Jr., in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gibson has finalized his divorce from his wife of 28 years. Attorneys for the Oscar...

  • Robert De Niro, wife welcome baby girl

    December 24, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009 file photo, Robert DeNiro and Grace Hightower arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, FILE) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert De Niro is a father again. Stan Rosenfield, the...