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Archive for May 19th, 2012

  • Janetta Hicks seeks re-election as DA

    May 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Janetta Hicks District Attorney Janetta Hicks is seeking re-election to her position in the 5th Judicial District Court. The district encompasses Chaves, Eddy and Lea counties. Hicks is being challenged by Janet Ellis, who served as a prosecutor under former...

  • Survivors take first Walk for Hope lap

    May 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Patriot Guard riders display flags prior to the playing of the national anthem during the Walk for Hope Cancer fundraiser at Cielo Grande, Friday evening. Mark Wilson Photo Thousands of people sent a message of hope to the cancer community at Cielo Grande...

  • Public Records

    May 19, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses May 17 Fred J. Van Orden, 65, of Roswell, and Mary Lemon Herron, 64, of Abilene. Stephen Dwayne Pearson, 42, and Cindy Lee Fisher, 56, both of Odessa. Jorge Solis, 21, and Selena Chacon, 20, both of Dexter. Accidents May 17 11:41 a.m. —...

  • John J. Chappell

    May 19, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    LAS CRUCES — John J. Chappell, 86, of Las Cruces, passed away on May 16, 2012. John was born Sept. 10, 1925, in Lubbock, Texas, to Dell and Ray (Doyle) Chappell. At the age of 3 months his family moved to New Mexico. He graduated from Mountainair High...

  • Sherry James

    May 19, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Heaven received a special angel on May 16, 2012. Sherry was born on Jan. 20, 1945, in Roswell, to Mack and Beatrice Sharp. She was the youngest of three children. She attended Dexter schools from kindergarten through 12th grade. She moved away for a while but...

  • World Opinion

    May 19, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Palestinian prisoners In mid-April several dozen Palestinians began a hunger strike that has since grown to include almost 2,000 Palestinian prisoners. The prisoners demand not only an end to the practice of administrative detention, but also increased family...

  • Kravitz is guest designer of Toms collection

    May 19, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this undated image provided by Toms, shows an M-Ade shoe from the spring-summer ’12 collection. Music star Lenny Kravitz was the guest designer for the collection. (AP Photo/Toms) NEW YORK (AP) — If it’s got his name on it, Lenny Kravitz says...

  • Man pleads not guilty to stalking Mila Kunis

    May 19, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday April 24, 2012 file photo, Mila Kunis, a cast member in the upcoming film “Oz: The Great and Powerful,” poses before the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2012, the official convention of...

  • German baritone opera singer Fischer-Dieskau dead

    May 19, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2006 file picture German opera singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau attends an awards ceremony in Berlin. A German opera house says renowned baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau has died. He was 86. Berlin’s Deutsche Oper said the...

  • APNewsBreak: Loretta Lynn married at 15, not 13

    May 19, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    An image of the birth certificate of country music legend Loretta Lynn, who was born Loretta Webb, is seen in an image provided by the Kentucky state Office of Vital Statistics. Newly discovered documents indicate country music legend Loretta Lynn is three...