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Archive for June 7th, 2012

  • Shooters use paint balls

    June 7, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police responded to three separate calls about battery, Tuesday, after a subject in a grey Hyundai or Honda shot people with paint balls. One incident occurred near Big Lots, 2505 N. Main St., when a woman was hit on the back, resulting in bruising. Another...

  • It’s really hot out there for pets, too

    June 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Animal Services Supervisor Joseph Pacheco wanted to remind people to consider the health and safety of their pets. “We are getting a lot of phone calls for welfare checks on dogs that have been left inside cars at Walmart, Kmart, Target and even the...

  • Experience The Roswell Experience

    June 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    A crop circle created for The Roswell Experience, at Graves Farm and Garden. Courtesy Photo An innovative form of storytelling is coming to Southeastern New Mexico. The Roswell Experience, the latest example in transmedia, offers a chance for people to...

  • Mason opens RPL’s reading program

    June 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Children’s musician Andy Mason, of Portales, performs at the Roswell Public Library, Wednesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Children’s musician Andy Mason helped the Roswell Public Library kick off its Summer Reading Program with lively songs about...

  • Local veterans decry no clinic

    June 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    In return for their active duty, area veterans have one humble appeal: to be taken care of at a clinic close to home. With recent news that after 12 years they still won’t be provided with this service, the veterans are fuming and not entirely sure what to...

  • Lowell C. Cozzens

    June 7, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Traylor Gym in Capitan, for Lowell C. (L.C.) Cozzens, 90, who passed away on June 2, 2012, in Roswell. L.C. was born Nov. 18, 1921, in Tulia, Texas, to Seymour “Primo” Cozzens and...

  • Elfida Chacon

    June 7, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Elfida Chacon, 77, at 7 p.m., Sunday, June 10, 2012, at St. John’s Catholic Church where she was a member. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Monday, June 11, 2012, at St. John’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Juan...

  • Space race goes commercial

    June 7, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Chin up, space buffs. Stop mourning the end of America’s shuttle program and start celebrating the beginning of the next great adventure — a for-profit space race led by young entrepreneurs who want to hurl rockets skyward more efficiently than the...

  • Queen Elizabeth II visits husband in hospital

    June 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – A Saturday June 2, 2012 file photo showing Britain’s Prince Philip, viewing the horses from the parade ring before the Diamond Jubilee Coronation Cup race at Epsom Derby, Epsom, southern England, Saturday June 2, 2012 the first official day...

  • Digital copy of “The Martian Chronicles” on Mars

    June 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image provided by NASA shows a 2008 photo of a mini-DVD on the deck of the Phoenix lander on the Mars surface containing author Ray Bradbury’s “The Martian Chronicles” and other science fiction work. Bradbury died on June 6, 2012 at age...