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Archive for May 15th, 2012

  • Political hopefuls give answers during Leadership Roswell forum

    May 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of the Boy Scouts participate in the opening ceremony of the 29th Leadership Roswell Alumni Association candidate forum. (Julia Bergman Photo) Some are vying to retain their current positions, others are hoping to outseat their competitors in hopes of...

  • Casa Maria and mayor kick off National Nursing Home Week

    May 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Casa Maria Health Care Center celebrates National Nursing Home Week. From left: Director of Nursing Rebecca Thompson Ramirez, Mayor Del Jurney and Administrator Dan Barber. Mayor Del Jurney went to Casa Maria Health Care Center to issue a proclamation for the...

  • Rep. Ezzell to seek re-election

    May 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    A fifth-generation New Mexican, Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell, a rancher and an advocate of agricultural issues, says she is seeking re-election to her House District 58 seat. She has served as a state House representative since 2005. Ezzell called for...

  • Police Blotter: Shots fired near homes, religious statues stolen and two bikes taken

    May 15, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Shots fired Police responded to the 1200 block of East Walnut Street, Sunday, following a report of the sound of gun fire. The officer located eight 9 mm Luger shell casings in front of several residences near the intersection of Orchard Avenue and...

  • Gloria Jean Montoya

    May 15, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Gloria Jean Montoya, 61, went home to the Lord on May 13, 2012. She was a loving and caring mother and wife, who always put others before herself. Gloria battled her disease with courage and remarkable strength. Gloria was born in Roswell on Feb. 4, 1951, to...

  • Howell Whiting

    May 15, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Howell (Howie) Travis Whiting, 86, Lt. Col. (Ret.), U.S. Army Signal Corps, went to be with Our Lord and Savior on May 11, 2012. He was a loving and generous husband, father, and grandfather. He was born Dec. 23, 1925, in Atlanta, Ga., to Howell Thadeus...

  • Aryssa Lucero

    May 15, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Aryssa Jordyn Lucero, treasured daughter of Veronica Hernandez and Anthony Lucero, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 12, 2012. A beautiful baby girl who touched so many lives in such a brief time, Aryssa was born at 1:06 a.m. and met the eyes of Jesus....

  • Dwight Cockrum

    May 15, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Dwight “Floyd” Cockrum, 69, of Roswell, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2012, at his residence. A memorial service for Floyd will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Jack Ferguson officiating. The family...

  • Louis F. Little

    May 15, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Ballard Chapel, for Louis F. Little, 55, who passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2012, at his home. Deacon Ernesto Martinez of St. John’s Catholic Church will officiate. Burial will follow in...

  • Gary Dale Andrews

    May 15, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    (April 5, 1952 – May 12, 2012) (April 5, 1952 – May 12, 2012) SANDERSVILLE, Ga. — The Rev. Gary Dale Andrews, 60, of Sandersville, died Saturday, May 12, 2012, in the Washington County Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at...