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Archive for June 5th, 2012

  • Police Blotter: Police investigate firearm use; copper is taken, now from two local businesses

    June 5, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Firearms •Police received a report of unknown trouble in the 800 block of West 12th Street, Sunday. The victim told officials about a man with a gun. When officers arrived at the scene, the vehicle had left the area. The vehicle was stopped shortly after. A...

  • Charles Thompson

    June 5, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held at The J.O.Y. Center on June 5, 2012, at 10 a.m. for Charles S. Thompson of Roswell, who passed away on June 3, 2012 Thompson was born March 11, 1933, in Albion, Neb., to William and Marjorie Thompson, who have preceded him in...

  • Irene Lavern Tyler

    June 5, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Irene Lavern Tyler, 82, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 3, 2012. She was born April 18, 1930, in Chickasha, Okla. Lavern was married to J.D. Tyler for 651⁄2 years. He preceded her in death on March 17, 2012. Together they had seven children,...

  • Repair work on water line break has begun

    June 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Repair work began Monday on a water line break at the corner of Southeast Main Street and East Chisum Street. (Julia Bergman Photo) An estimated $180,000 repair job began Monday on a transmission line break at the corner of Southeast Main and East Chisum...

  • Professional Firefighters Union denied by RFD vote

    June 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    While it may remain an unofficial charter, the Roswell Professional Firefighters Union Local 1249 will have no rights to bargain on behalf of its employees and will not be certified as the exclusive representative. Of the 71 firefighters through the rank of...

  • CYFD changes discussed

    June 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Accusations of a big brother approach and micromanagement laid claim to frequent criticism that overregulation is rampant in New Mexico, particularly when it comes to education. Proposed regulation changes to child care licensing and child care assistance by...

  • Kathy Ann Long

    June 5, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

     Kathy Ann Long, 54, of Andrews, Texas, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2012, at her home in Andrews. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, June 7, at Maranatha Assembly of God Church in Andrews. Rev. Dean Williamson will officiate. Burial will be in...

  • Geneva Sotelo

    June 5, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

     Geneva Sotelo entered the presence of God Saturday, June 2, 2012. After complications from a shoulder surgery, Geneva passed peacefully in her sleep in Albuquerque. Geneva was born September 6, 1938, to Perfecto and Esabel Chaves. She is survived by two...

  • Eva M. “ Lala” Aragon

    June 5, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Eva M. “Lala” Aragon, 75, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at St. John’s Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 7, 2012, at St. John’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Juan Gutierrez,...

  • Olsen twins get fashion’s big prize

    June 5, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actor Matt Bomer poses backstage at the CFDA Fashion Awards on Monday, June 4, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Jason DeCrow/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen took home the biggest prize at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America...