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Archive for May 20th, 2012

  • Bernett James Parker

    May 20, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, May 26, 2012, at 9:30 a.m., at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Bernett James Parker, 91, who passed away on May 10, 2012. The Rev. Artis Allen, of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, will officiate, with repast to follow at Mt....

  • Joseph Mayo

    May 20, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    No services are scheduled at this time as per his wishes, for Joseph Mayo, 86, of Roswell, who passed away May 16, 2012, at a local nursing home. Joseph was born Dec. 25, 1925, in Pass Christian, Miss., to Joseph and Marie Benoit Mayo, who preceded him in...

  • George William Zellers

    May 20, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for George William Zellers, 68, of Roswell, who passed away May 15, 2012, at his home. The Rev. Lonnie Owens of Christ’s Church will officiate. George was born Oct....

  • Kids to Parks Day all kinds of fun

    May 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sisters Emily and Shyanne Honest work on artistic creations during Kids to Parks at the Spring River Zoo, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell took aim at childhood obesity Saturday on Kids to Parks Day at Spring River Park and Zoo, where an assortment of...

  • Members of armed services appreciated

    May 20, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: I wish to thank our troops for protecting our country and our freedoms. I’m extremely proud of our airmen, Marines, sailors and soldiers. Our combatants won both the Afghanistan and the Iraq wars, when they overthrew the tyrannical regimes in...

  • Gas price gouging, by government

    May 20, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    With gasoline in this region persisting at $4 and up, the inevitable complaint is raised that motorists are being gouged by greedy oil companies. Motorists are being gouged. But the culprits are in Washington, where energy policies intentionally restrict oil...

  • Will Smith slaps journalist who tries to kiss him

    May 20, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this video image taken from AP video U.S. actor Will Smith, center right, walks away from reporter Vitalii Sediuk, white suit, from the Ukrainian television channel 1+1 after slapping him on the red carpet before the premiere of “Men in Black...

  • Glitter and bare skin at Vienna’s City Hall

    May 20, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A guest in costume arrives for the opening ceremony of the 20th Life Ball in front of the city hall in Vienna, Austria, on Saturday, May 19, 2012. The Life Ball is a charity gala to raise money for people living with HIV and AIDS. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak) VIENNA...

  • Gunter Sachs art collection to be auctioned in UK

    May 20, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A visitor takes picture of a life-sized mannequin hatstand by Allen Jones on display at the auction house in London, Friday, May 18, 2012. The hatstand is part of Gunter Sachs Collection and is to be auctioned on May 22 and 23 with an estimated price of...

  • Jackie Chan goes out fighting

    May 20, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    From left, Actress Laura Weissbecker, director Jackie Chan, actresses Yao Xingtong, and Zhang Nan Xin during a photo call for Chinese Zodiac at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)...