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Archive for May 2nd, 2012

  • Woman holds burglar at gunpoint

    May 2, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police responded to a call about a burglary in progress, Monday, in the 2000 block of South Richardson Avenue. The woman reported she arrived home to find her door open and a male subject inside her residence. She contacted the police and held the subject...

  • RHS, GHS art students prep for Convergence at RMAC

    May 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Laurie Rufe, director at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, gives a tour to Goddard High School art students,Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Art students from Goddard High School got their first look Tuesday at the gallery where they will place their...

  • City dedicates extension project

    May 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Juan Rodriguez directs traffic during the ceremony to dedicate the College Boulevard extension, Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo An integral improvement to Roswell’s infrastructure, the West College Boulevard extension project, marked its near-completion,...

  • Bingaman speaks to higher ed costs

    May 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sen. Jeff Bingaman chats with Judy Stubbs during the ENMU-R Foundation for the Future banquet at the Civic Center, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo With the issue of doubling student loan rates pending in Congress, Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., spoke to the cost of...

  • Virus cases up in NM

    May 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico is experiencing an elevated number of cases of hand, foot and mouth disease. Chad Smelser, M.D., an infectious disease epidemiologist for the New Mexico Department of Health, confirmed the entire state is experiencing an increased number of people...

  • Public Records

    May 2, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses April 27 Eric Michael Durbin, 24, and Karly Rae Klein, 24, both of Houston. Justin K. Collier, 22, and Angela R. Bravo, 24, both of Roswell. April 30 Thomas D. Horton, 21, and Monica Y. Gonzalez, 21, both of Roswell. David Torrez, 24, and...

  • Robert Lewis Murphy Jr.

    May 2, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Monday, May 7, 2012, at Grace Community Church, 935 W. Mescalero Road, for Robert Lewis Murphy Jr. “Murph,” 28, of Roswell, who passed away Sunday April 29, 2012. The Rev. Rick Hale will officiate. Robert was...

  • Ramon John Hill

    May 2, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Ramon J. Hill, 85, a longtime area resident, died in his Roswell home Monday, April 30. The son of John and Ida Hill, he was born and raised in New Athens, Ill., graduating high school there in 1944. Mr. Hill first came to Roswell 1945, when he was stationed...

  • Leslie “Les” Langston

    May 2, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, May 4, 2012, at 10 a.m., at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Leslie “Les” Langston, 85, who passed away at home on May 1, 2012, surrounded by the love of his family. Doug Austin and Bob Cates of Country Club Road...

  • Wilma Sharp

    May 2, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Wilma Sharp, 79, of Dexter, passed away Monday, April 30, 2012, at her home. Wilma Watts was born April 21, 1933, in Inola, Okla., to Ukie Watts Sr. and Opal (Hinds) Watts. She married Tom Sharp in Espanola, on Jan. 22, 1994. They spent many wonderful years...