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Archive for February 26th, 2012

  • Soup ’n Bowl: Goodly crowd, yummy soup

    February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Visitors to the Soup ’n Bowl Benefit Auction for the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Foundation admire bowls on display, Saturday, at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art. (Mark Wilson Photo) Local artists held a BYOB event at the Anderson Museum of...

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    February 26, 2012 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • County Extension Service holds Novice Day Camp

    February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Allyssa Fox, 5, checks out one of the many science experiments during the “Lights, Camera, 4-H” Novice Day Camp held at Christ’s Church, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Sock puppet, anyone? New Mexico State University’s Chaves County Cooperative...

  • City to vote on tax increase March 6

    February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Despite holding the fifth-highest population in New Mexico, Roswell currently ranks ninth among the state’s 10 largest cities in the amount of revenue generated, per capita, from the city’s gross receipts tax, according to information collected from the...

  • Leprino, Crime Stoppers offer hefty reward for info

    February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico State Police is seeking the public’s assistance in solving one of its cases. In December, agents of the New Mexico State Police were called to Leprino Foods to investigate the theft of a large amount of dry dairy ingredients from its Roswell...

  • Rosa Chavez celebrates 101st

    February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Rosa Chavez celebrates her 101st birthday with her 4-year-old great-granddaughter, Krystil Rayne, far right, and family and friends at Sunset Villa, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Rosa Chavez turned 101 years young at Sunset Villa Care Center on Saturday,...

  • NM Veterans’ Services taps Long

    February 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Joseph C. Long (Courtesy Photo) Joseph C. Long, a graduate of Roswell High School and Eastern New Mexico University, was named the new veterans’ business director of the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services. Long will manage the department’s...

  • David “Terry” Rodgers

    February 26, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    David “Terry” Rodgers passed on to his heavenly home, Feb. 15, 2012. He was at his home in Sacramento, with his wife and daughter. His body was weakened by Parkinson’s disease and recently non-Hodgkins lymphoma, which ultimately took his life. He was...

  • Ann Holmes

    February 26, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for Ann Holmes, 80, of Roswell, for 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Phil Grassie, of Westside Church of Artesia, will officiate. Ann was born in Roswell, on Sept. 9, 1931, to Roy and Eunice...

  • Oscar turns up the star power for final rehearsal

    February 26, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actor Colin Firth rehearses for the 84th Academy Awards, Saturday, Feb 25, 2012 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy Awards are a big deal — even to A-listers. That’s why a parade of stars came through the theater...