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Archive for July 7th, 2012

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    July 7, 2012 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • Early-morning gunfire hits building

    July 7, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police responded to a report of gunfire in the 1000 block of West First Street, a little after midnight on Thursday. No people were injured, although one building was struck. The investigation is ongoing. Arson Police were dispatched to the 3400 block of...

  • First gig got 14-year-old Anthony Castle out of short pants

    July 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    “I’m told I’m the oldest living trumpet player in the state of New Mexico,” Anthony Castle shrugs. “I don’t know if it’s true.” Castle was born in 1924 in Fredonia, N.Y., home of the State University of New York, renowned for its School of...

  • RPD busts Coon

    July 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Stephanie Coon A Roswell police officer was arrested early Friday morning after police said she drove her personal automobile into a parked vehicle and then refused to comply with either a breathalyzer or blood test for alcohol. Officer Stephanie Coon, who...

  • Some gang members tend to maintain low profiles

    July 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Part 2 of 3 Gangs can be associated with locations. The Roswell basic gangs include Eastside, Westside, Northside, Southside and CTR (Crazy Town Roswell). “You can only join CRT after going to prison,” said the Chaves County Gang Task Force agent. The...

  • Empty house burns

    July 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    A vacant house burns out of control at 2403 E. Alameda Ave., near Meadow Brook Road, around 10:30 a.m., Friday. The house, which rests adjacent to a pecan orchard and had been empty for at least 10 years, was allowed to burn under the watchful eyes of...

  • World Opinion

    July 7, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Afghan detainees The Military Police Complaints Commission’s report made public last week — the latest chapter in the Afghan detainees controversy — makes an important point, one that ought to have been obvious: Canadian military police officers on...

  • Public Records

    July 7, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses July 2 Daniel Brant Corrieri, 55, and Noemi Murchesano, 51, both of Guyton. Paul Guillermo Gutierrez, 23, and Robyn Nichole Mendoza, 19, both of Los Lunas. Lawrence R. Sanchez, 52, and Lucy A. Perryman, 43, both of Roswell. July 3...

  • Mike “Pic” Croney

    July 7, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    2/4/16 – 7/5/12 Mike “Pic” Croney, 96, of Roswell, peacefully went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus, at his daughter’s home on Thursday, July 5, 2012. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. He was born the sixth of seven...

  • Verta Lucille Brewton

    July 7, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Verta Lucille Brewton, 90, of Dexter, who passed away July 5, 2012. Interment to follow in South Park Cemetery. Verta was born March 3, 1922, in Marion, Ill.,...