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Archive for February 1st, 2012

  • Roswell hosts Leadership New Mexico program

    February 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    A group with Leadership New Mexico tours Dean Baldwin Painting, Tuesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Leadership New Mexico is concluding its fifth annual Connect New Mexico program this week in Roswell, where 29 participants will tour the city and analyze...

  • Roundhouse debates SCOTUS ruling

    February 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Democratic and Republican lawmakers held a spirited debate on the House floor Tuesday over ideological differences regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on the Citizens United case. Although the Supreme Court came to a decision two years ago in January,...

  • Mayor touts MIGRT

    February 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    With the March municipal election nearly a month away, Mayor Del Jurney held an intimate and informal meeting where a handful of attendees were able to ask questions about his proposal to add a municipal infrastructure gross receipts tax to the city’s...

  • Sheriff completes courthouse study

    February 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon completed a five-year study about the number of people who enter the courthouse. “The figures have shown a steady rising peaking in 2009. The figures (pertaining to visitors) were down in 2011 while the number of prisoners are...

  • RMAC film series opens 2/2

    February 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Museum and Art Center staff are willing to take anyone who’s willing on a cinematic trip around the world — all expenses paid. The RMAC will be showing three movies as part of its International Winter Film Series. The first film, “Mother of...

  • Alex Escobar goes missing

    February 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Alejandro (Alex) Escobar, missing since Friday. The Roswell Police Department is seeking assistance from the public to find Alejandro (Alex) Escobar, 61. The family reported that Escobar was missing on Sunday, at which time he already had been missing for 48...

  • Police Blotter: Police arrest 7 in warrant roundup

    February 1, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    District 3 of the New Mexico State Police held a warrant roundup in Chaves County on Tuesday. Officers from throughout the district assisted. A total of seven subjects were arrested for DWI-related offenses. However, officials also picked up anyone with an...

  • Public Records: 2-1-12

    February 1, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Jan. 27 Kenny Deray Parker, 51, and Dana Annette Rice, 49, both of Roswell. Matthew Serna, 20, and Letisha S. McHenry, 24, both of Roswell. Jan. 30 Oscar Leyva, 21, and Anahi Ibarra-Palma, 18, both of Roswell. Ernesto Ontiveros, 65, and...

  • Juan Herrera Jr.

    February 1, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Juan D. Herrera Jr., 46, of Roswell, passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, in Roswell. Junior was born Aug. 10, 1965, in Roswell, to Juan Herrera Sr. and Betty Flores. He was a lifelong resident of Roswell and a member of St. John’s Catholic Church. Preceding...

  • Virginia Beasley

    February 1, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, for Virginia Lorraine Beasley, 85, who passed away on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Mission Arch Care Center. The Rev. Gorton Smith, of First United Methodist Church, will officiate. Virginia...