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Archive for May 3rd, 2012

  • Drug take-back breaks records

    May 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Steve Wolfe and Richard Lucero with unused medications collected during Saturday’s Drug Take-Back program. Courtesy Photo The Prescription Drug Take-Back program held at the Neighborhood Watch building broke records, Saturday, with 217 pounds of expired,...

  • Leadership Roswell to host candidate forum

    May 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association will have asked questions of 320 candidates seeking 155 positions once it completes its 29th candidate forum this month. The LRAA, a non-partisan group, will hold a forum for all area candidates running in a...

  • Kids, Kows & More at the fairgrounds

    May 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Fourth-grade students from Dexter and Hagerman learn about milk production courtesy of Peach the cow, instructor Cody Lightfoot and The Mobile Dairy Classroom during the Kids & Kows & More program at the fairgrounds, Wednesday morning. Mark Wilson...

  • Burglar nicks 2 laptops and a TV

    May 3, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were called to the 100 block of South Missouri Avenue, Tuesday, after a subject stole two HP laptop computers and a 72-inch Mitsubishi TV. The items were valued at $3,800. Battery The police were called to the 2000 block of North Louisiana Avenue,...

  • Army begins to remake itself

    May 3, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    After nearly 10 years of relentless combat, the U.S. Army has begun to catch its breath and think about what’s next. Army Chief of Staff Raymond T. Odierno, in an article published last week in the May/June edition of Foreign Affairs, writes that the coming...

  • Public Records

    May 3, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Municipal Court April 30 Judge Larry Loy Arraignments Shoplifting under $250 — Joseph Ortega, of 1112 W. Deming; fined $129. Criminal trespass and resisting arrest — Melanie Finch, of 1109 N. Union; fined $229. Unlawful use of license with the arrest...

  • Linda Jump

    May 3, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Linda Jump, 67, of Roswell, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2012, at her home. She was born Linda LaRue Clemens in Joplin, Mo., on Sept. 22, 1944, a daughter of John and Esther (Henderson) Clemens. Linda married Larry Jump on May 4, 1960; they were just shy...

  • Sarah T. Stillson

    May 3, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Sarah T. Stillson 41, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at her home in Roswell. She was born July 3, 1970, in New London, Conn., the daughter of Spencer and Eileen Trombly. Sarah was a member of the Flanders Baptist and Community Church in East Lyme,...

  • Joshua Ledet again earns rave reviews on ‘Idol’

    May 3, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this April 25, 2012 photo released by Fox, contestant Josh Ledet performs on the singing competition series “American Idol,” in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Fox, Michael Becker) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The judges on “American Idol”...

  • Blaze hits backlot at Tyler Perry Atlanta studios

    May 3, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Firefighters respond to a blaze at Tyler Perry Studios in southwest Atlanta, Tuesday night, May 1, 2012. Atlanta fire officials say they have put out the 4-alarm blaze at the studio that damaged a building at the complex. Atlanta Fire Department spokesman...