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Archive for May 10th, 2012

  • Chad Hamill on Senate District 32: It’s time for some new blood in there

    May 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Indicating he could render the most change through the position, Fire Chief Chad Hamill says he is seeking election to the District 32 Senate seat. A Republican, Hamill will face Roswell farmer Cliff Pirtle in the primary. If successful, he will then face...

  • Lawrence trial, Day 2

    May 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (3)

    Wednesday was second and final day of state’s witnesses in the case of State of New Mexico versus David Lawrence. The former Goddard High School coach is facing charges of criminal sexual contact with a 17-year-old student. GHS Principal Andrew Sweet...

  • Look out, DC, here we come!

    May 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The city has called in reinforcement in the form of the state’s congressional delegates to aid in its appeal of the 2010 Census population and housing data. The 2010 Census revealed the city’s official population count as 48,366, just three percent short...

  • Donald Wenner explains aortic aneurysm repair

    May 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    There are only a handful of New Mexico doctors who can perform the newest procedure to repair a silent yet deadly condition. One resides in Roswell. Donald Wenner, chief of surgery at Lovelace Regional Hospital, is the only physician in southeast New Mexico...

  • Police Blotter: Vandal desecrates South Park grave

    May 10, 2012 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    •Police were dispatched to the 700 block of South Missouri Avenue, Tuesday, to take a report of vandalism of a grave at South Park Cemetery, 3101 SE Main. The victim said she went to visit her son’s grave and found the tombstone smashed. She reported that...

  • Feds arrest Barela for firearm possession

    May 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Xavier Barela, 36, now faces federal charges as felon in possession of a firearm. The Roswell Police Department arrested Barela on the weekend of April 21, following a traffic stop. When he was pulled over, Barela tossed a gun to the passenger. A search...

  • Public Records: 5-10-12

    May 10, 2012 • Public RecordComments (0)

    May 3 Justin Slaughter, 27, of Carrizozo, and Brandi Brown, 28, of Duncan. Stephen Jon Mills, 31, and Ansleigh Brooke Rowan, 28, both of Abilene. Jerry F. Talbert, 21, and Alexandra Kristine Francis, 19, both of Roswell. May 4 Timothy R. Harris, 25, and...

  • Edward Paul Garcia

    May 10, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Edward Paul (Ed) Garcia, of Roswell, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2012, in Roswell. A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 21, 2012, at 2 p.m., at Grace Community Church, 935 W. Mescalero Road, with the Rev. Sean Lee officiating. Edward will be...