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Archive for December 28th, 2011

  • BBBS to remain here

    December 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A local nonprofit delivered a Christmas present for itself, and in turn, to the community. After almost a year of considering a merger with an outside office that could lessen financial burdens — but possibly at the expense of its focus on local challenges...

  • Snow didn’t break drought

    December 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    While the recent snowfall in Roswell aided in recharging the Artesian Basin, it will not break Chaves County’s current drought situation. “It won’t completely satisfy our situation, but it’ll help,” Dick Smith, superintendent for the Chaves County...

  • Thief makes off with tires, rims

    December 28, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were sent to the 600 block of East Country Club, Saturday, where they were advised an unknown subject came into the homeowner’s yard and removed all the tires and rims from his vehicle, leaving the vehicle on the ground. Disorderly conduct Police...

  • Public Records

    December 28, 2011 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Dec. 21 Phillip R. Luttrell, 43, and Michelle Archibeque, 40, both of Roswell. Robert Mirabal, 46, of Hobbs, and Sandra Martinez, 46, of Belen. Dec. 22 Edgar R. Roman, 21, and Amber K. Silva, 25, both of Roswell. Dec. 23 Kyle Eugene Burbank,...

  • Carol H. Avery

    December 28, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Carol H. Avery died Sunday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day, 2011, in Roswell. Services are scheduled for her at First United Methodist Church at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, with Rev. Gorton Smith officiating. Carol was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., Oct. 15, 1928....

  • Dorothy Allman

    December 28, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

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

  • Florence Durand

    December 28, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Florence Kathryn was born on Jan. 23, 1919, in Brewerton, N.Y., to Mary Louisa Emmons and Montgomery Asgill Gibbs. Both parents are deceased, as are her sisters, Mary L. Gibbs, Carolyn Mae DeGraft, Eunice Ann Fergerson and Emma Jean Stallkneckt. She is...

  • Carol Channing’s husband, Harry Kullijian, dies

    December 28, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 18, 2005 file photo, Broadway legend Carol Channing introduces her husband, businessman Harry Kullijian, during a performance of her one-woman show in New York. Channing’s husband and former Modesto city Councilman Kullijian...

  • Jefferson’s Va estate highlights slaves’ stories

    December 28, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This June 9, 2008 image provided by the Monticello Foundation shows Mulberry Row at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello estate in Charlottesville, Va. An outdoor exhibit, “Landscape of Slavery: Mulberry Row at Monticello,” will open Feb. 17 at the...

  • Abstract painter Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83

    December 28, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 22, 2002 file photo, President George W. Bush poses with painter Helen Frankenthaler, from Darien, Conn., during the National Endowment for the Arts National Medal of Arts Awards ceremony at Constitution Hall in Washington....