Archive for February 19th, 2012

  • Gateway celebrates 30 years

    February 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Gateway Christian students Hannah Barone, Kaylee Stephens and Savanna Fox check out auction items during the 30th Gateway Christian School Anniversary Gala Dinner & Auction, Friday evening, at the Roswell Civic Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) Gateway...

  • 52 years on, Joe Kittinger recalls 102,800-foot freefall

    February 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    USAF Col. (ret.) Joe Kittinger in the national museum of the U.S. Air Force, Dec. 2, 2008. (Courtesy Photo) When a balloon lifts Felix Baumgartner 123,000 feet above Roswell this summer, he will hear one voice before stepping out of his capsule and plunging...

  • RFD jr. officers may join union

    February 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The three-member Labor Management Relations Board for the city of Roswell reached an unanimous decision allowing Roswell Fire Department lieutenants to be included in a collective bargaining unit. They released their decision Friday afternoon, after holding...

  • Candidate forum Monday

    February 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    On Monday, voters will get to watch while candidates running in the municipal election answer a range of questions, allowing them to make an informed decision before heading to the polls March 6. The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association is holding a...

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  • Portales cop pleads no contest; gets 18 months

    February 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Lonnie Berry, 53, a former captain of the Portales Police Department, pleaded no contest to three counts of tampering with public records on Thursday. The charges stem from an investigation conducted by the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office and the...

  • Roadwork begins Monday

    February 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Pavement rehabilitation work will hinder traffic on North Union Avenue, starting Tuesday. The city of Roswell is set to close Union Avenue from its intersection with 14th Street to its intersection with College Boulevard to complete the work that will remove...

  • Rabies clinic March 4

    February 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chaves County Veterinary Association in conjunction with the city of Roswell Animal Services and the Roswell Fire Department will hold its annual rabies clinics on March 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. The clinics will located at: •Central Fire Station, 200 S....

  • Wanda M. DeShurley

    February 19, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at First United Methodist Church for Wanda M. DeShurley, 90, who passed away on Feb. 17, 2012. The Rev. Vern Edmondson, of Ruidoso, will officiate. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery....

  • James Van Eaton

    February 19, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at South Park Cemetery, for James Frederick “Fred” Van Eaton, 55, who passed away at his home. Rod Price will officiate. Friends may pay respects online at