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Archive for June 21st, 2012

  • Icon Cinemas to unveil 10-screen July 19

    June 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (5)

    Construction is under way at the new Icon Cinemas, 900 W. Hobbs St., set to open July 19. The cinema will feasture 10 state-of-the-art screen, surround-sound speakers and leather seating. Rey Berrones Photo After more than two years of planning and six months...

  • New and improved

    June 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Workers from Play Solutions out of Albuquerque install playground equipment at the new Missouri Avenue Elementary School, which is nearing completion, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • Ready for some Sci- Fi fun?

    June 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Cosmic-Con and Sci-Fi Film Festival lifts off this week with a bundle of fun, otherworldly events. While most of the activities are held Friday through Sunday, you can get things started tonight from 7 to 10 p.m. with the Cosmic WINED-up Party at...

  • Bringing the Zoo to You

    June 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    A California king snake from the Rio Grande Zoo in Albuquerque is introduced to children and adults at the Roswell Public Library as part of the Zoo to You program, Wednesday. Zoo to You travels the state with a variety of exotic animals, educating along the...

  • Public Records

    June 21, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses June 15 Edward Ray Renteria, 22, and Samantha Lane Cole, 21, both of Lubbock. Narcie J. Soares, 31, and Chelsea B. Villeneuve, 19, both of Roswell. Roman L. Sanchez, 28, and Allison V. Gustamantes, 30, both of Roswell. June 18 Pablo C....

  • Jeanne Patterson

    June 21, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services were held at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, June 17, 2012, for Jeanne Patterson, of Roswell, who passed away on June 8, 2012. Jeanne was born March 27, 1923, in Kansas, to Charles and Lydia Grable, who preceded her in death. She was predeceased also by...

  • Sour vote on sugar

    June 21, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    The U.S. Senate last week narrowly missed an opportunity to make progress in restoring fiscal sanity to Washington. By a 50-46 vote, the Senate defeated an amendment to the farm bill that would have phased out price supports and quotes to the sugar industry....

  • Sports world artist LeRoy Neiman dies in NY at 91

    June 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 31, 2007 file photo, artist LeRoy Neiman poses in his studio in New York. Neiman, who is best known for his colorful and energetic paintings of sporting events, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 in New York. He was 91. (AP Photo/Bebeto...

  • NBC discussing plan to remove Ann Curry as host

    June 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 22, 2011 file photo, NBC “Today” television program co-hosts Matt Lauer and Ann Curry appear during a segment of the show in New York. A source with knowledge of the show who spoke on condition of anonymity because the...

  • 2 guilds scrutinize Lohan TV film production

    June 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Wednesday, May 30, 2012 photo, released by Lifetime Television, actress Lindsay Lohan is seen in her role as Elizabeth Taylor and actor Grant Bowler is seen in his role as Richard Burton in the movie, “Liz & Dick,” in Los Angeles. Two...