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Archive for May 17th, 2012

  • KBIM NewsTalk 910 is now also available at 93.7 FM and The Country Giant 94.9 FM is still rollin’ along…..   in the ‘Cruzer’

    May 17, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    KBIM AM NewsTalk 910 and The Country Giant 94.9 staff includes (left to right) Tom “A” Ruiz, Kevin “BEE” Bonner, Donna Whitehead, Rita Niccum, Don Niccum, John Merchant, Todd Verciglio and Darryl Burkfield. (Not shown is “Wild Joe”.) Please call...

  • Vandals let loose with yellow paint balls

    May 17, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to two separate locations, Tuesday, after subjects damaged one vehicle and one residence with yellow paint balls. The first occurred in the 1300 block of East 24th Street, where a home was struck eight times. The second was located in...

  • Mayor honors RPD officers

    May 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mayor Del Jurney and Roswell Police Chief Alfonso Solis during a ceremony, Wednesday, in which Jurney proclaimed the day as Roswell Police Day. Jessica Palmer Photo Mayor Del Jurney came to the Roswell Police Department, Wednesday, to honor the officers for...

  • Coronado bonds out

    May 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Oscar Coronado Oscar Coronado, 64, bonded out of Chaves County Detention Center, Tuesday, after a bond reduction from $250,000 to $50,000 cash or surety bond on charges of three counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and two counts of criminal...

  • Illegal immigration

    May 17, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    A new report confirms what the Mexican government announced one year ago: net immigration from that country to the United States essentially has dropped to zero. The Pew Hispanic Center released a report last week stating that for the first time since the...

  • G. Albert Bell

    May 17, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    G. Albert Bell, 83, formerly of Clovis, died Monday, May 14, 2012, at Texas Tech University Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 19, 2012, at West Alameda Church of Christ, 2807 W. Alameda St., Roswell. Albert was born in...

  • ‘American Idol’ judges spread the love for final 3

    May 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this May 10, 2012 photo released by Fox, the final three contestants from the singing competition series “American Idol,” from left, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Josh Ledet pose in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Fox, Michael Becker) LOS...

  • ‘Lady A’ fetes students in tornado-hit Ind. town

    May 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelly greets fans as he performs Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in Louisville, Ky. The Grammy-winning Lady Antebellum trio will staged a “mini-prom” bash for students from Henryville Junior-Senior High School, followed by...

  • Detroit pastor Marvin Winans assaulted, carjacked

    May 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This March 17, 2008 photo shows Pastor Marvin Winans at the Perfecting Church in Detroit. Winans was assaulted and carjacked Wednesday afternoon, May 16, 2012 at a gas station on the city’s west side. The suspects fled with an unknown amount of cash and...

  • Cannes’ female-free directors line-up criticized

    May 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Cannes Film Festival Artistic Director Thierry Fremaux poses during a photo call for Moonrise Kingdom at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) CANNES, France (AP) — At this...