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Archive for June 9th, 2012

  • Karzai: US failed to consult Afghans on airstrike

    June 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    The Commander of US and NATO troops in Afghanistan, US Marine Lt. General John Allen, center right, walks with Governor of Logar Province, Allhaj Mohammad Tahir Sabari, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, June, 8, 2012. Lt. General Allen apologized Friday...

  • Fiddle & Griddle

    June 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Helen Yesolivich, an 86-year-old from Creekside, Pa., strums a guitar and serenades passersby during the MainStreet Roswell Centennial Fiddle & Griddle Festival, Friday evening. She and her family made the trip just for the event, which continues today....

  • At 98, the Rev. Eric King continues his lifetime of service

    June 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Rev. Eric King As a young boy, Eric King sat down to dinner anticipating a ritual questioning by his father. “He would ask me, well, a test of whether I was listening or not. I usually passed. I knew as we sat down to the dinner table that he was...

  • Sunset Villa hosts awesome party

    June 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jaime Jones makes an alien balloon sculpture during the annual Block Party at Sunset Villa Care Center, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo What do you get when you mix music, games and cook-outs at Sunset Villa Care Center? One awesome party. Sunset Villa invited...

  • Stabbing victim can’t ID assailant

    June 9, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were dispatched to Lovelace Regional Hospital, Friday, following a stabbing. The victim told officials that he was attacked from behind. The officer noted two stab wounds and a cut on his hand; however, the victim said he could neither describe his...

  • Public Records

    June 9, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses June 6 Stephen Aguilar Jr., 31, and Carrie A. Flores, 21, both of Roswell. David W. Johnson, 44, and Nina M. Johnson, 33, both of Roswell. June 7 Jared C. Van Winkle, 24, and Amanda E. Matta, 23, both of Roswell. Accidents June 6 5:25 p.m....

  • James Harold Ferrell

    June 9, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at South Park Cemetery, for James Harold Ferrell, age 86, of Roswell, who passed away June 8, 2012. Rev. Bob Williams of First Presbyterian Church will officiate. Harold was born June 7,...

  • Billy Vernon Carpenter

    June 9, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at Tabernacle Baptist Church for Billy Vernon Carpenter, 82, who passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012, surrounded by the love of his family. The Rev. Jerry Beaver of Tabernacle Baptist Church...

  • World Opinion

    June 9, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Queen’s Diamond Jubilee It had to come to an end sometime. After days of pomp and pageantry, of waving flags and rousing music, the boats have been moored, the ceremonial uniforms set aside and the bunting taken down. The Diamond Jubilee is over, and we...

  • Lauryn Hill responds to NJ tax evasion charges

    June 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this May 7, 2011 file photo, Lauryn Hill performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. Federal prosecutors have charged five-time Grammy winner Lauryn Hill with willfully failing to file income tax returns with the...