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Archive for February, 2012

  • Vandals go on sprees

    February 29, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were dispatched to the 400 block of South Pinon Avenue, Saturday, after a victim called in a report of several shots fired. The resident located a window shot out. Investigation revealed a glass fragment on the bedside table of a 9-year-old girl....

  • C of C unveils new sign

    February 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Chamber of Commerce unveiled its new digital sign Tuesday, celebrating the culmination of a year-long project that was supported through contributions from Xcel Energy, Hike It and Spike It, Roswell Livestock & Farm Supply, Pioneer Bank and...

  • Shriners, IHOP flip for kids

    February 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Cooks prepare stacks of pancakes during the IHOP National Pancake Day Celebration at IHOP, Tuesday morning, to help support Shriners Hospitals for Children.Mark Wilson Photo Waiter, waiter, will the pancakes be long? No, sir. Round. Roswell Shriners held its...

  • ‘You gotta have heart’; ask anyone

    February 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Anthony Alonzo and fellow third-graders from Washington Avenue Elementary listen to their hearts while visiting the AmeriHeart, a walk-through interactive heart exhibit on display at the Roswell Civic Center, Tuesday.Mark Wilson Photo Arguably the largest...

  • Corinne F. Stevens

    February 29, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    SURPRISE, Ariz. — Corinne F. Stevens passed away Feb. 24, 2012, in Surprise, after a brief illness. She was born Nov. 30, 1915, the daughter of Ethel Foote and Charles Wilson Foote, in Chillicothe, Texas. As the daughter of a Methodist minister, she lived...

  • Donald Howard Blakley

    February 29, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services will be held at a later date for Donald Howard Blakley, 77, of Hagerman, who passed away on Feb. 26, 2012, at his home. Donald was cremated according to his wishes. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online...

  • Sinforosa Carabajal

    February 29, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Feb. 9, 1922 – Feb. 23, 2012 Sinforosa Carabajal, 90, passed away in the presence of family members on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. She was born Sinforosa Padilla on Feb. 9, 1922, to Jose and Rose Holguin Padilla. She grew up in Capitan, where she met her...

  • 'American Idol' brings back Jermaine Jones

    February 29, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this file image released by Fox, judges from left, Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson listen to contestants on the singing competition series “American Idol.” (AP Photo/Fox, Michael Becker, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

  • Office as shark tank, in tense satire 'Assistance'

    February 29, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this theater publicity photo released by The Publicity Office, Virginia Kull, left and Michael Esper are shown in a scene from “Assistance,” a play by Leslye Headland performing off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons in New York. (AP Photo/The...

  • Chicken slaughter art project ruffles feathers

    February 29, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Feb. 17, 2012, photo artist Amber Hansen works in her studio in Lawrence, Kan. Lawrence city officials have banned Hansen’s art project, “The Story of Chickens: A Revolution,” saying it would amount to animal cruelty. Hansen had...