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Archive for May 16th, 2012

  • DAs replace VINE with NMSAVIN

    May 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    NMSAVIN, or New Mexico State Automated Information Network, was launched Monday. SAVIN replaces the old contracted VINE system. “This system offers significant savings, in excess of $500,000 annually statewide. The VINE service is an excellent system but...

  • 400 kids have Super Day at ENMU-R

    May 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Area students learn martial arts during the RISD Gifted Super Day program at ENMU-R, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Gifted students from 16 area schools participated in Super Day at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, Tuesday, exploring community resources...

  • RISD ’11 HS grad rate 71.6%

    May 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    While the statewide four-year graduation rate for the Class of 2011 dropped to 63 percent, a decrease of 4.3 percent over the year before, the Roswell Independent School District’s graduation rates for the same period remained relatively unchanged. The...

  • The lady doesn’t have a checking account

    May 16, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police took a report of identity theft and fraud, Monday. The victim stated that someone opened an unauthorized account in her name. She said she had no checking account and she keeps receiving notifications for insufficient funds. The victim also noted...

  • Public Records

    May 16, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Accidents May 14 12:41 p.m. — Main and Bland; drivers — Lanny B. Medley, 71, of Dexter, and Cathy Herrera, 61, of Roswell. 1:43 p.m. — Richardson and Second; drivers – Antonio Ocon, 75, and Jan Weaver, 60, both of Roswell. 1:43 p.m. — Richardson...

  • Clora Belle Bartlett

    May 16, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Clora Belle Davis Bartlett went to be with her lord and savior on May 15, 2012, with her family at her side. Services will be held at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, Friday, May 18, 2012, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Ernie Amador officiating. Interment will follow in...

  • Chris C. Colacion

    May 16, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Assumption Catholic Church, for Chris C. Colacion, 86, who passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2012, in Roswell. A Mass will follow at 12:10 p.m., also at Assumption Catholic Church, with the Rev....

  • Emma Anaya Lopez

    May 16, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    ODESSA, Texas — Emma Anaya Lopez, a homemaker and longtime resident of Odessa, was 64 years young when Jesus called her home after a phenomenal battle with the cruel disease of cancer, while at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Okla. She was...

  • JPMorgan at it again

    May 16, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    For the vast majority of Americans — 99 percent, to borrow a phrase — banking is commercial and relatively simple. A checking account, a savings account, a credit card or two. A mortgage, a small-business loan or a line of credit for daily business cash...

  • Another star is dismissed from ‘Dancing’

    May 16, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Monday, May 7, 2012 photo, TV personality Maria Menounos, left, and her partner Derek Hough perform on the celebrity dance competition series, “Dancing with the Stars,” in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maria...