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Archive for January 11th, 2012

  • Perp takes bricks from fence, 2 Labs from yard

    January 11, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police received a walk-in report of larceny on the 3000 block of Delicado Drive, Monday. The victim reported that someone removed bricks from a fence and stole two chocolate Labrador retrievers. One was a 3-year-old male who answers to the name Sancho and the...

  • Billy “Bill” Prince

    January 11, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Billy “Bill” D. Prince was born on July 7, 1944, in Roswell, to Johnny and E. Ruth Prince. He married Cynthia Pendergrass on Oct. 18, 1974. They had one son Jeffrey L. Prince. Bill passed away on Jan. 7, 2012, in Roswell. Bill is survived by his wife...

  • Lula Mae Watkins

    January 11, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services will be held for Lula Mae “Boots” Watkins, longtime Ruidoso resident, Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, at 11 a.m., at the First Christian Church in Ruidoso. The Rev. Max Jones will officiate, and will be assisted by Ryan Arnold of First Christian...

  • Verna MacCallum

    January 11, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at South Park Cemetery for Verna MacCallum, 85, who passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. The Rev. Savino Sanchez of Church On the Move will officiate....

  • Teresa Sue Vincent

    January 11, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Teresa Sue Vincent, 60, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 7, 2012. The Rev. Richard Smith, of Highland Baptist Church, will officiate. Teresa was born Aug....

  • Man dies in custody

    January 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Robin Harney Robin Harney, 57, died in police custody, Monday, after the Roswell Police Department responded to a criminal trespass call from Albertsons, 1110 S. Main St. RPD spokesman Sgt. Jim Preston said that the RPD had received a number of calls about...

  • Traffic stop arrest

    January 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Paramedics treat a man identified by police as David Gomez for a small laceration to his face following a traffic stop Tuesday in which police reported Gomez, a passenger, fled on foot. The vehicle stop occurred in the 1500 block of South Kentucky Avenue....

  • Incumbents, plus, file for election

    January 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Councilor Bob Maples files candidacy paperwork for the Roswell Municipal Election, Tuesday afternoon, as City Clerk Dave Kunko looks on. (Mark Wilson Photo) It’s not déjà vu — incumbents are, for the most part, standing by their posts, making the...

  • Elena Velasquez seeks re-election to Ward V council seat

    January 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courtesy Photo Elena Velasquez City Councilwoman Elena Velasquez, who’s witnessed the development of Roswell since the 1960s, says she is seeking re-election to her Ward V seat during the municipal election in March. Velasquez was first appointed to the...

  • Longoria looks on bright side of divorce stats

    January 11, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Eva Longoria, a cast member in the ABC series “Desperate Housewives,” takes part in a panel discussion on the show at the Disney ABC Television Critics Association Press Tour, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)...