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Archive for July, 2012

  • Olympic viewing: NBC critics loud on social media

    July 30, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

    Belgium’s Mathieu Doby competes in the heats of the K-1 men’s kayak slalom at Lee Valley Whitewater Center, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 29, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) NEW YORK (AP) — In the age of social media,...

  • Colo. theater lacked security, unlike some peers

    July 30, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

    Police continue to monitor the area around the Century 16 theater, Saturday, July 28, 2012 in Aurora, Colo. Twelve people were killed and over 50 wounded in a shooting attack on July 20, at the packed theater during a showing of the Batman movie, “The...

  • In Obama era, have race relations improved?

    July 30, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

    In this July 27, 2012, photo President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. As the nation moves toward the multiracial future heralded by this son of an African father and white mother, the events of Obama’s first...

  • Catholic schools see marketing aid enrollment

    July 30, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

    This July 18, 2012, photo shows students wandering down the halls of Our Lady of Lourdes during summer school in Los Angeles. After 97 years, Our Lady of Lourdes School was closing, enrollment had dwindled to just 35 children last year at what was once one of...

  • 07/29/12

    July 29, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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  • Community Health Fair going strong at 30

    July 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Ain’t nothin’ like free. Health care providers and service organizations assembled at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club for the 30th annual Community Health Fair, Saturday, offering a number of services at no cost, from screenings and check-ups to...

  • Horse show opens 4-H & FFA Fair

    July 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Siblings July and Tara Jones and their trusty steeds Turtle Dove and Freckles prepare to compete in the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Horse Show at the Sheriff’s Posse Arena, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo There was a great deal of horseplay taking place...

  • Going door-to-door

    July 29, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor: A few years ago the television news showed couples walking door-to-door in Iowa. They were not Jehovah’s Witnesses. They were campaign workers for the Democratic presidential candidates. I use the example of these people to show why Jehovah’s...

  • Julie Dutchover

    July 29, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A gathering of friends and family will be held for Julie from 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with...

  • Lona Wall

    July 29, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A vigil service with rosary is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Monday, July 30, 2012, at Assumption Catholic Church, for Lona Gertrude Wewers Wall, 93, who passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2012, in Roswell. Memorial rite with Mass is scheduled at 12:10 p.m.,...