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Archive for July, 2012

  • Floats, costumes, vehicles entertain parade spectators

    July 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Parade participants begin their march down Main Street during the 2012 Roswell UFO Festival, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell’s Alien Parade colored the streets with creative floats, wacky costumes, vintage cars and motorcycles, Saturday, encapsulating...

  • Costumed creatures cavort at contests

    July 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Extraterrestrials wait to take the stage during the Alien Costume Contest at the 2012 Roswell UFO Festival, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photos From laser-eyed guinea pigs to statuesque sun goddesses, the alien costume contests offered UFO Festival spectators...

  • Revue support appreciated

    July 1, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: On behalf of the cast and crew, I offer our heartfelt gratitude to the community for its extraordinary support of our recent Broadway revue, “On with the Show!”, to benefit The Assurance Home and the music ministry of First United Methodist...

  • Are we alone?

    July 1, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    It’s been 65 years since something wondrous was discovered in a field north of Roswell, but the events which transpired here back in 1947 still captivate the imagination and inspire curiosity about our place in the universe. The Roswell Incident, as it came...

  • Alec Baldwin marries yoga instructor in NYC

    July 1, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Bride-to-be Hilaria Thomas enters the rectory of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in New York to prepare for her wedding on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano) NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin and his yoga instructor fiancee have tied the knot in...

  • VidCon attracts online video makers and their fans

    July 1, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Thursday, June 28, 2012 photo, Adi Sideman, CEO of YouNow, delivers his keynote “Two Way Television is Here” at the third annual VidCon conference and community gathering for online video in Anaheim, Calif. More than 6,000 people are...

  • Custody, images at stake in Cruise-Holmes divorce

    July 1, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Saturday, June 4, 2005 file photo, Tom Cruise, right, reaches for the hand of his girlfriend Katie Holmes after accepting the MTV Generation award, during the MTV Movie Awards, in Los Angeles. Cruise and Homes are calling it quits after...

  • Despite criticism, Corbett's track record strong

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett addresses a news conference on restored education funding to the state budget Friday, June 29, 2012 in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Bradley C Bower) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett’s detractors pan his priorities as...

  • Budget blocks funds for prisons Quinn is to close

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 1, 2012 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks with reporters in his office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The state Senate sent seven key budget bills and a technical measure allowing spending for fiscal 2013...

  • Detroit River tunnel operator avoids bridge battle

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FOR RELEASE SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2012, AT 12:01 A.M. EDT – FILE – This Thursday, June 16, 2011 file photo shows an unfinished elevated ramp, upper right, next to the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit. Operators of an underwater, commuter tunnel connecting...