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Archive for January 14th, 2012

  • Presidential hopeful Davis visits city

    January 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    John Davis prepares to spend the afternoon campaigning for president in downtown Roswell, Friday.(Mark Wilson Photo) Brandishing a stars-and-stripes painted pipe wrench, John Davis is taking the slogan, “Let’s Fix America,” to every county in the nation...

  • Jack Waide

    January 14, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for Jack F. Waide, 86, of Roswell, will be held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Bronson, of Artesia, officiating. Interment will follow in South Park Cemetery. Jack passed away...

  • European summits

    January 14, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    European summits Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy must be getting sick of each other’s company. Certainly, the familiar sight of them sharing a joint press conference is starting to breed, if not quite contempt, then acute frustration. For despite their...

  • World Opinion

    January 14, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Iran No one should doubt the potential seriousness of Iran’s increased military defiance in the face of growing international pressure over its nuclear program. We have seen the testing of two missile systems, the threat to block the passage of shipping...

  • Seymour to discuss early area visitors at RMAC, Sunday

    January 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Commemoration of New Mexico’s centennial has prompted some locals to ponder, “Who first walked around Roswell?” It may be impossible to ever know for sure, but archaeologists and historians are willing to point curious members of the community in what...

  • Dan Ortega passed up USPS promotion to stay in Roswell

    January 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Dan Ortega(Jessica Palmer Photo) Dan Ortega, 60, has deep roots in Roswell and in New Mexico history. “I supposedly have family lineage that goes back to Billy the Kid.” He said that a relative showed him documentation to support that fact. He hopes as...

  • RPD arrests Rue

    January 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Steven Hernandez Rue Jr. The Roswell Police Department found itself in a standoff situation Wednesday evening after an officer on patrol heard the sound of gunfire. The officer called for backup as he saw a subject run from a residence in the 100 block of...

  • Lovelace to purchase RRH

    January 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Regional Hospital will soon be owned and operated by Lovelace Health System Inc. The announcement comes just a few months after Roswell Regional Hospital administrators began taking necessary steps to allow a subsidiary of Community Health Systems...

  • Voltaggio brothers: Different routes to same path

    January 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated photo courtesy of Ed Anderson shows chef Bryan Voltaggio, left, and chef Michael Voltaggio. In business and in life, the Voltaggio brothers are as much alike as they are different (AP Photo/Ed Anderson) FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Bryan Voltaggio...

  • Al Gore: Keith Olbermann committed to Current TV

    January 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Jennifer Granholm, left, former Michigan Governor and host of the new television show “The War Room with Jennifer Granholm,” and Al Gore, Former Vice President and Current TV Chairman and Co-Founder, participates in the Current TV portion of the...