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Archive for December 5th, 2012

  • Roswell Rapid Wash – the ‘touch-free’ car wash. Try it…. You’ll like it!

    December 5, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    Roswell Rapid Wash, located at 1108 North Main Street, uses modern technology to thoroughly clean the outside of your vehicle. 24 hour surveillance and modern technology offer service with convenience. The landscaping has been opened up for better visibility....

  • Aminta Aguilar

    December 5, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial rosary and Mass are scheduled for Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at 10 a.m., at St. Peter Catholic Church for Aminta Aguilar, 77, of Roswell, who passed away Dec. 1, 2012. Interment will follow at St. Peter Columbarium. Reception will follow at the Ava Maria...

  • Rebecca Ann Varela

    December 5, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services for Rebecca “Becky” Ann Varela will be held at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home at 11 a.m., on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery. Becky will be cremated per her wishes. Family will be receiving friends at the Knights of...

  • Georgia Brewton

    December 5, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at 11 a.m., at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Georgia Pauline “Polly” Dugger Brewton, 96, of Las Cruces. The Rev. Richard Smith will officiate. Interment will follow in South Park Cemetery. Georgia...

  • Perps hit local churches

    December 5, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police responded to a call from Grace Community Church, 935 W. Mescalero Road, Monday, after subjects took four 12-volt batteries, valued at $432, and siphoned $300 worth of gas from four separate church vans. •Police were dispatched to Tabernacle...

  • Woman discovers dead reptile

    December 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Savannah monitor lizard. Jessica Palmer Photo Roswell Animal Services received a call from the 100 block of South Missouri from a woman who said she had some kind of reptile in her yard. When Animal Control Officer Jesse Ramirez arrived, he discovered a...

  • Ailicec helps in Sandy relief

    December 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Missouri Avenue fifth-grader Ailicec Gomez spearheaded an effort involving the student body to help victims of Superstorm Sandy by raising $302 for the Red Cross. On hand with Ailicec for the check presentation on Tuesday were PTA president Carlos Cruz,...

  • Murder probe widens

    December 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Sheriff’s deputy Sgt. Daniel Ornelas said the inter-agency meeting between Chaves, Lea and Eddy county sheriffs, New Mexico State Police, and the Hobbs and Artesia police departments had been a success in terms of coordinating their efforts....

  • Dusty harvest

    December 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Workers harvest their crop at a pecan orchard west of Roswell, Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • Editorial

    December 5, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Entitlement compromise One by one, congressional Republicans are revoking their no-tax-increase pledges, opening the door to a fiscal-cliff compromise. Sadly, Democrats are just as quickly closing the door by calling for tax increases now and entitlement cuts...