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Archive for December 4th, 2012

  • NMMI cadets in their own Olympics

    December 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Military Institute cadets navigate the obstacle course portion of the Bronco Olympics, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Thomas Martinez, 28, arrested following a recent homicide that left local dead

    December 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department secured an arrest warrant for Thomas Martinez, 28, on charges of second-degree murder for the slaying of Arthur Contreras, 22. The homicide occurred Wednesday around 10 p.m. Sgt. Ray Sharp first notified dispatch about shots...

  • Deadline for school board candidacy approaching

    December 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Those looking to run in the upcoming Roswell School and Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell community college board elections must file their candidacy Dec. 18 between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the County Clerk’s office, #1 St. Mary’s Place....

  • Local shelter dogs are ‘treated’ to early holiday gifts

    December 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Pastor Glenn Thyrion (far left) and other members of Trinity United Methodist Church hold puppies at the Roswell Humane Society with manager Carol Rogers (far right.) (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) Members of Trinity United Methodist Church delivered handmade dog...

  • Possible person of interest in shooting case flees police, hides in residence, finally caught

    December 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Samuel Duran, 18, was arrested Sunday following a routine traffic stop for a cracked windshield. According to the criminal complaint, it was learned that Duran may be a person of interest in a recent shooting of a female. Court records state that when...

  • Police Blotter: Copper tubing taken in apparent burglary

    December 4, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary •Police responded to the 100 block of Lighthall Place, Saturday, after subjects entered a storage area and removed copper tubing, 500 feet of no. 14 electric wire, 500 feet of no. 12 electric wire and 100 feet of 12-2 wire. The victim estimated the...

  • Elaine Velda Houston

    December 4, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held for Elaine Velda Black Houston, 80, of Roswell, at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Archie Echols officiating. Elaine passed away Dec. 1, 2012, after a lengthy battle with...

  • Raquel Rede

    December 4, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A Rosary for Raquel Rede, 86, who passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, is scheduled at Ballard Chapel on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at 7 p.m. Mass is scheduled at St. John’s Catholic Church on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in South Park...

  • Linda Joy Pechstedt

    December 4, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for Linda Joy Pechstedt, age 69, will be held Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at 2 p.m., at Midway Family Church in Midway, with Rev. Danny Sons conducting the services. Interment will follow in South Park Cemetery. Linda passed away at her home on...

  • Victoria Evans

    December 4, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Christ’s Church for Victoria M. Evans, age 69, who passed away on Dec. 2, 2012. Interment will follow in South Park Cemetery. Rev. Lonnie Owens of Christ’s Church will officiate....