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Archive for November 13th, 2012

  • Community prompted to help during holiday season with coat, food drives

    November 13, 2012 • VistasComments Off

    Coat Drive Lawrence Brothers IGA is sponsoring a coat drive to benefit the Kids Closet, located at St. Peter’s Church. Please drop off gently used or new coats at the store at 900 W. Second St. now thru Nov. 30. For more information call Cheryl at 622-8957....

  • Annual Operation Christmas Child collection calls for help

    November 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Students from All Saints Catholic School brought boxes to Grace Community Church Monday. (Chaunte’l Powell Photo) This holiday season, as the city is digging in various storage places to retrieve Christmas decorations, Grace Community Church is encouraging...

  • CYFD marks National Adoption Awareness Month

    November 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Montoyas, the Peñas and Judge Ralph D. Shamas join the celebration to commemorate National Adoption Day, which is the kick off for National Adoption Awareness Month. (Jessica Palmer Photo) November marks National Adoption Awareness Month. The Children...

  • Learning the true price of freedom

    November 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Valley View Elementary honored veterans of the past and present Monday with a celebration at the school that featured artwork commemorating U.S. wars and a skit about the price of freedom. The school decided to create the event after a suggestion from a...

  • County Commission to meet Thursday

    November 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Board of Commissioners will vote on several proposals and agreements during their monthly meeting Thursday at 9 a.m. at the County Administrative Center, 1 St. Mary’s Place. The board will decide whether or not to approve a budget...

  • Police Blotter: Thousands of dollars in stolen property reported for Saturday

    November 13, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary •Police were dispatched to Hillcrest Street, Saturday, after subjects entered a home and removed a Champion Sport safe and an undisclosed number of firearms. The reporting person evaluated the safe and firearms at $5,000. •Police were called to...

  • Joe Starkey

    November 13, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Joe Starkey, 74, passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at his home following a lengthy illness. Cremation has taken place and graveside services at South Park Cemetery are scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at 2 p.m. with Dr. Doug Mills of First...

  • Elizabeth Knowles

    November 13, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services for Elizabeth (Betty) Kay Knowles will be held on Nov. 15, 2012, at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Roswell, 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave., with the Rev. W. Douglas Mills officiating. A reception will be held after the services....

  • Steven Vasquez

    November 13, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Steven Primera Vasquez, age 47, of Roswell, who passed away Nov. 9, 2012, in Los Lunas. St. John’s Catholic Church will conduct the service. Steven was born...

  • Federer wants faster courts to encourage attack

    November 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Novak Djokovic of Serbia holds up the ATP World Tour Tennis singles trophy as he poses for photographers after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland after the final in London, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Sang Tan) LONDON (AP) — With the top defensive...