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Archive for July 31st, 2012

  • ROSWELL—the City of Roswell will host a send-off celebration

    July 31, 2012 • VistasComments Off

    ROSWELL—the City of Roswell will host a send-off celebration for NM Junior League Champions—NM Little League District 2, Noon Optimist—on their way to the Southwestern Regional Tournament in Albuquerque Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 12 p.m. The celebration will...

  • Around Town

    July 31, 2012 • VistasComments Off

    Quilters Meeting The Pecos Valley Quilters business meeting will be Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 10 a.m. at the Roswell Adult and Senior Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave. The block of the month will be handed out. Visitors are always welcome. For more information call...

  • Roswell Police Chief Al Solis hospitalized

    July 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    RPD Chief Al Solis Roswell Police Chief Alfonso Solis was listed in serious but stable condition Monday afternoon after being hospitalized Monday morning for treatment of an unknown medical condition. Solis was taken to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center...

  • RIAC’s main runway may get facelift

    July 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell International Air Center’s main runway, runway 2103, has not been significantly altered since its construction in 1952. But Roswell officials and the Federal Aviation Administration are considering long-term modifications to the 13,000–foot...

  • Sparkman sisters raise winning goats of the fair’s dairy goat show

    July 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    A sisterly competition took place at the dairy goat show, Monday evening, at the annual Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair. All six of the female goats shown were raised by sisters Kirsten, 16, and Hannah, 14, Sparkman. The sisters are members of the Kountry...

  • Hurst, Armstrong receive top honors after 4-H & FFA Fair rabbit show

    July 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    It was beginner’s luck that yielded a first-place finish in the rabbit show, Monday evening, at the annual Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair. Amber Hurst’s, 14, mini-rex, named Mini Mc Moo for her cow-like spots, won Best in Show. Hurst, a member of the...

  • 83-year-old arrested following sexual solicitation

    July 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Saturday afternoon, Roswell Police arrested Roy Mahoney, 83, near the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Bland Street. Mahoney was charged as a public nuisance. He told officials at the time he was “trying to pick up a woman.” According to the RPD,...

  • Police Blotter: Police seize nearly 9 pounds of marijuana

    July 31, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Drug Bust Officers from the New Mexico State Police stopped a black passenger vehicle while conducting a sobriety check point on U.S. 380 east of Roswell on Friday, around 11 p.m. The vehicle was occupied by two adult males. The officers detected an odor of...

  • Beatrice Ryniec

    July 31, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Beatrice L. Stocking Ryniec, 96, of Roswell, passed away on July 28, 2012. She was born on Sept. 21, 1915, in Polo, Ill., to Beryl and Etta Stocking. She married Martin J. Ryniec on Sept. 23, 1933, who preceded her in death. They had three children together,...

  • Juan Jose Borunda Sr.

    July 31, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Juan Borunda Sr., 65, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at St. John‘s Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at St. John’s Catholic Church with Rev. Juan Antonio...