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Archive for February 16th, 2012

  • Mural has many answers, many voices

    February 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Fifth-graders at El Capitan work on their mural celebrating the New Mexico Centennial, in the school hallway, Wednesday morning. Local artist Noel Marquez was on hand to give guidance on the project which should be complete next week. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

  • Children’s Safety ID Project state-of-the-art

    February 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Besides Neighborhood Watch, Crime Stoppers and the Roswell Safe Coalition, the historic Conoco building, 426 N. Main St., also houses the Children’s Safety ID Project. “One of our functions is our children’s fingerprinting service. We use a...

  • Education bills pass state House

    February 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Two initiatives backed by Gov. Susana Martinez, a new method to evaluate New Mexico teachers and a measure to ban social promotion in the state, passed the House during the final days of the 50th legislative session. On Tuesday evening, the House approved...

  • Read Across Roswell set for March 2 at Pioneer Plaza

    February 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Though the children of Roswell may not know it yet, a day filled with reading is quite imminent. Some may decry reading’s dull with no use, but not with a certain Theodor Seuss. With this thought in mind, three local teachers have created Read Across...

  • Adam Cruz pleads guilty

    February 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Adam Cruz, 22, of Roswell, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to interfere with interstate commerce by robbery, and interference with interstate commerce by robbery. Cruz entered his plea without the benefit of any plea agreement. Cruz faces a maximum penalty of 20...

  • Police Blotter: Burglary gets perp CD player

    February 16, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to the 1900 block of West Alameda Street, Tuesday, after subjects broke out the left front window of a vehicle and stole a Clarion touch-screen, flip out CD player, valued at $400. •Police were dispatched to the 700 block of East Third...

  • Public Records: 2-16-12

    February 16, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Feb. 14 Julian Chavira-Monles, 44, and Adelina Mendez, 48, both of Roswell. Timothy A. Cloud, 20, and Candace N. Fitts, 18, both of Roswell. Jose Antonio Pedroza, 42, and Veda Rodriguez, 48, both of Roswell. Divorces Final Feb. 7 Danny Joe...

  • Duane Scott Sigler Sr.

    February 16, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services for Duane Scott Sigler Sr., of Roswell, will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at Washington Avenue Fellowship Church at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Randy Reeves officiating. Duane passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in Roswell. Duane is survived...

  • David D. McClure

    February 16, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A Memorial service will be held Sunday, Feb., 19, 2012, at 2 p.m., in the Roswell Masonic Lodge for David D. McClure, 54, who passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, surrounded by his wife Mary M. Wygocki-McClure, and family. David said, “It was amazing to me...

  • On Day 7 on NY Fashion Week, a new look for layers

    February 16, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Fall 2012 fashion from Marchesa is modeled during Fashion Week, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin) NEW YORK (AP) — Layers are nothing new, but New York Fashion Week is showing them in a different way. The list of trends for...