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Archive for July 18th, 2012

  • Unpaid-for 5th wheel goes missing from yard

    July 18, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were called to 1400 block of East Country Club Road, Monday, to take a report about a theft. The victim stated that a fifth-wheel trailer had been removed from the yard. The police were told that the trailer had been sold and either not paid for, or...

  • Motorcycle accident

    July 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Emergency personnel tend to a motorcyclist injured following a Tuesday morning accident at the intersection of Southeast Main and East Hobbs streets. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • After the storm

    July 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Standing water at the intersection of Alameda Street and Missouri Avenue reflects car lights following a thunderstorm, Monday night. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • Flower children, 2012

    July 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Emma, a student at Working Mothers Day Nursery, creates a flowery masterpiece with the help of Girl Scouts from Assumption Catholic Church during a visit sponsored by Sunrise Optimist and the Morning Garden clubs. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • Ways to kill Obamacare

    July 18, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Some of the most onerous obligations of the illogically named Affordable Care Act, aka, Obamacare, may yet be defeated. When the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Obamacare’s constitutionality by curiously deciding its penalty for not buying health insurance is...

  • Frances Carpenter

    July 18, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, July 20, 2012, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Frances Florence Carpenter, 86, who passed away on July 17, 2012. Interment will follow in South Park Cemetery. Doug Austin of the West Country Club Church of...

  • Charline Walton

    July 18, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Charline Walton, beloved mother and grandmother, passed into the arms of her Lord Jesus Christ at Lovelace Regional Hospital in Roswell, on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at the age of 88. Charline was born on July 18, 1923, in Dekalb, Texas, and was daughter to...

  • John Earl George

    July 18, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    John Earl George, 62, of Roswell passed away July 12, 2012, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. A pot-luck memorial celebration will be held Friday, July 20, 2012, from 2 to 5 p.m., at Church on the Move in the Oneighty building, with the Rev....

  • Gilbert Silva

    July 18, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held for Gilbert Silva, 66, of Roswell, at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 21, 2012, at St. Peter Catholic Church with the Rev. Charlie Martinez officiating. His Heavenly Father called him home on July 13, 2012. He was surrounded by his...

  • Pitbull heading north to Walmart in Kodiak, Alaska

    July 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This April 25, 2012 file photo shows Miami rapper Pitbull during an interview in Miami. It’s official. Pitbull will be coming to Alaska. Over the last few weeks, Walmart has been running a marketing contest on its Facebook page. The store...