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Archive for February 2nd, 2012

  • ‘Here’s some for you, and some for you, and …’

    February 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Elijah Mayorga, 3, feeds the ducks, geese and other waterfowl while visiting Spring River Park with his aunt, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Title IX sparks House fireworks

    February 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The controversial topic of money and school sports as it relates to Title IX ignited a contentious debate on the House floor Wednesday. House Bill 161, introduced by Rep. Dennis Roch, R-Texico, deals with reporting requirements for universities and schools...

  • BBBS taps Bill Wolf for CEO

    February 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bill Wolf (Courtesy Photo) With a new board of directors and business plan, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico started 2012 with the hiring of a new CEO. Bill Wolf, a fourth-generation Roswell native with an extensive background in marketing...

  • Boomer Expo set for Saturday

    February 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Staci Vandewart and Barbara Gomez during a press conference announcing details on this Saturday’s 2012 Baby Boomer Health & Business Expo. (Mark Wilson Photo) On Wednesday, Mayor Del Jurney, a Baby Boomer himself, issued a proclamation declaring...

  • Alex Escobar found in Tucumcari

    February 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department learned Wednesday that Roswell man Alejandro (Alex) Escobar was located by a good Samaritan on Saturday. “He was lying unconscious in a bar ditch in Tucumcari,” said RPD spokesman Travis Holley. Escobar accompanied his mother...

  • Police Blotter: RPD receives 3 fraud reports

    February 2, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police received three reports of fraud, Tuesday. In one, the victim got a bill with charges of $850 and $400 being made in Europe for jewelry and car rental. In the second, an employee of Pioneer Bank notified RPD of attempts to cash a $250 check on a...

  • Public Records: 2-2-12

    February 2, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Jan. 30 Mario J. Cabral, 31, and Felicitas C. Carbajal, 28, both of Roswell. Jan. 31 Esidoro Carrera, 62, and Sylvia Carrera, 57, both of Roswell. Carlos Eduardo Islas Juarez, 22, and Aday Delgado Ortiz, 20, both of Roswell. Julian Carlos,...

  • Katherine McKenzie (1920-2012)

    February 2, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for Katherine McKenzie, 91, of Roswell, and Rhinelander, Wis., will be held at 2 p.m., Feb. 3, 2012, at Ballard Funeral Chapel with Harry Tackett, West Alameda Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery....

  • Nell Murchison

    February 2, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside celebration Feb. 4, 2012, at 11 a.m., at South Park Cemetery, for longtime resident of Roswell, Nell Murchison. While living in Roswell, Nell was a charter member of the South Manor Baptist Church. She loved babies and served as director of the...

  • Filmmaker without credentials arrested at hearing

    February 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This photo obtained by The Associated Press shows Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Joshua Fox being arrested on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. Fox was arrested at a House hearing Wednesday after trying to film the proceedings...