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Archive for May 24th, 2012

  • Thief tries to dig through wall

    May 24, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to Heather and Sharla’s Magic Wraps, 1109 W. Second St., Tuesday, after burglars entered the business and stole a stainless steel scissors, a small metal lockbox, a credit card machine, miscellaneous guards and combs, and an electronic...

  • Food drive support appreciated

    May 24, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: This year’s Postal Carrier’s Food Drive was a huge success, with a whopping 10,876 pounds of canned and boxed foods collected! We would like to extend a “big thank you” to all the generous citizens of Roswell and Chaves County who...

  • Odd USPS move

    May 24, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    The United States Postal Service is taking a curious path as it struggles with budget and operational reforms in desperate pursuit of financial stability. Alienating customers as loyal and old as the postal system itself is an odd business choice, but that is...

  • One year later, Anchondo murder remains unsolved

    May 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Raul Anchondo May 20 marked the one-year anniversary of Raul Anchondo’s murder. “On May 19, 2011, at approximately 9:45 p.m, we responded to (the emergency room about) a gunshot victim. He later passed away of his wounds,” said Roswell Police...

  • ‘Nobody wants to sit by me’

    May 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    A rattlesnake rests on the edge of Lazy Lagoon at Bottomless Lakes State Park during the solar eclipse, Sunday evening. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • Never too young to learn about fire safety

    May 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lt. Matt Ford of the Roswell Fire Department greets pre-schoolers at the Headstart while teaching fire safety during Fun Day, an end of the school year celebration, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • They’re working on it

    May 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Daily, around 30,000 gallons of water are being pumped into the streets of Roswell from a transmission line break at the corner of Southeast Main and East Chisum streets. City personnel began working on the break on April 25. “We’re at a point where we...

  • Public Records

    May 24, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses May 17 Simon A. Rodriguez, 57, and Alma I. Olivas, 43, both of Roswell. May 18 Joseph Mendoza, 31, and Hannelore L. Zacniewski, 23, both of Roswell. Adrian Flores, 26, and Delilah A. Barrios, 24, both of Albuquerque. Rusty S. Johnson, 39,...

  • Mary Anderson

    May 24, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mary Anderson, 89, of Roswell, passed away into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at her home. A rosary will be recited for Mary at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, May 25,...

  • Frederick Smith

    May 24, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    On Wednesday, May 23, 2012, Frederick Smith, of Roswell, passed away peacefully at Sunset Villa Care Center. A private family service will be held in Frederick’s honor. Frederick Thomas Smith was born on May 15, 1935, to Benny and Esther (Boggs) Smith, in...