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Archive for June 2nd, 2012

  • Custom bike goes missing

    June 2, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were called to the 3000 block of Alhambra Drive, Thursday, after a custom bike, described as a red-and-white BMX and valued at $1,000, was stolen from a yard. The bike has a black-and-red seat, with the word “Animal” printed on it and red-and-white...

  • Richard Smith brightens the corner with a guitar and a song

    June 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell’s troubadour Richard Smith plays his guitar at the northwest corner of Second and Main streets. Noah Vernau Photo You probably recognize Richard Smith as the full-bearded gentleman with sunglasses who plays guitar on the northwest corner of Second...

  • City gets $99K for Rail Yard

    June 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Railroad tracks near East Pine Lodge Road stretch northeastward. Mark Wilson Photo The city is anticipating the retention of 17 jobs, the creation of two new jobs, and an untold economic benefit thanks to $99,000 in Local Economic Development Act funds for...

  • Folklorico espectacular dazzles

    June 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Folklorico performs its 19th annual Noche Espectacular at the ENMU-R Performing Arts Center, Friday evening. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell Folklorico brought vibrant colors and cultural music to the ENMU-Roswell Performing Arts Center on Friday,...

  • Daniel P. Tavarez

    June 2, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Daniel P. Tavarez, 74, of Roswell, entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 1, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., Monday, June 4, 2012, at St. Peter Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m.,...

  • Roswell Honor Guard

    June 2, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: The Roswell Honor Guard does a tremendous job honoring deceased veterans. This is at no cost to the families of veterans for the Honor Guard to pay tribute to the deceased veteran. Some people think because there is not a graveside service that...

  • Endorsements

    June 2, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Hamill for state Senate (Republican) The common theme in the race between farmer Cliff Pirtle and Roswell Fire Chief Chad Hamill is the belief that it’s time for some new blood in the seat held by Democrat Tim Jennings for more than three decades. While...

  • Pope to attend La Scala concert

    June 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Pope Benedict XVI salutes attendees at the end of a concert at La Scala theater in Milan, Italy, Friday, June 1, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI greeted the faithful in the square outside Milan’s cathedral after his arrival Friday afternoon for the seventh...

  • Oprah Winfrey launches ‘Oprah’s Book Club 2.0′

    June 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 9, 2012 file photo, Oprah Winfrey accepts her DVF Lifetime Leadership Award at The Third Annual DVF Awards held at the United Nations in New York. “Oprah’s Book Club 2.0,” a joint project of Winfrey’s OWN...

  • Andy Samberg leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’

    June 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This April 16, 2012 file photo, shows actor Andy Samberg promoting his film, “That’s My Boy”, at the Summer of Sony 4 Spring Edition photo call in Cancun, Mexico. Samberg’s publicist says he is leaving “Saturday Night...