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Archive for May 31st, 2012

  • Thief strips car parked on Main St.

    May 31, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police received a report of vehicle burglary, Tuesday, after subjects entered a vehicle which was parked on North Main Street because of engine trouble. The subjects took four BF Goodrich 31-inch tires on 15-inch wheels, two KC lights, two whip antennas, a...

  • RFD receives hands-on aircraft rescue training on donated DC-8

    May 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Firefighters get hands-on training for fighting aircraft fires on a DC-8 donated by Stewart Industries. Here RIAC’s Unit 1 sprays the engine using the wind and the wind velocity to their best advantage. Jessica Palmer Photo Stewart Industries, 601...

  • Udall leads round tables on city visit

    May 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sen. Tom Udall visits El Charro Mexican Food Industries during a tour of the Roswell area, Wednesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., led two round table discussions in Roswell on Wednesday, sitting down with city leaders to discuss...

  • County approves interim budget

    May 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Commission gave final approval to an interim budget, free of layoffs, cuts in services, employee benefits and pay, that consists of more than $23 million in projected spending for the 2012-2013 fiscal year, and prepares for the expansion of...

  • Religious freedom vs Obamacare

    May 31, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    More than 40 Catholic individuals, dioceses and universities have sued the Obama administration to prevent trampling of their First Amendment right to practice religion by forcing them to pay for abortifacients, sterilizations, contraception, devices and...

  • Public Records

    May 31, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses May 24 Pedro Aguirre, 19, and Jasmin Nohemi Oaxaca-Hernandez, 18, both of Roswell. Reyes J. Garcia, 24, and Sarah A. Martinez, 21, both of Roswell. May 25 Oscar J. Araujo, 35, of Hobbs, and Jesus Yanery Valdez-Zavala, 28, of Albuquerque. May...

  • Delfina S. Alvarado

    May 31, 2012 • ObituariesComments (1)

    A private memorial service has been set for Delfina S. Alvarado, who passed away Monday, May 28, 2012, in Roswell. Delfina was born in Roswell to Frank Alvarado and Mary S. Garcia, July 24, 1962. She was preceded in death by both parents. Survivors include...

  • Broadway producer Edgar ‘Buddy’ Freitag dies at 80

    May 31, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this October 19, 2009 photo released by The Hartman Group, Theater producer, Edgar “Buddy” Freitag, and his wife, Barbara, are seen on opening night for the performance of “Memphis,” at the Shubert Theatre, in New York. Edgar...

  • Singer Juanes: ‘Unplugged’ helped change sound

    May 31, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 26, 2012 file photo, Colombian singer Juanes walks the red carpet at the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. Juanes says singer-songwriter-producer Juan Luis Guerra got him out of his comfort zone when the famed musician...

  • TV executive behind Ellen, Tyra Banks shows dies

    May 31, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Aug. 30, 2007 file photo supplied by Warner Bros. shows “TMZ” producer Jim Paratore in the TMZ studio/newsroom, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Paratore, who developed and steered series including “The Ellen...