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Archive for December 6th, 2012

  • Drive-by shot enters house

    December 6, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were dispatched to the 300 block of East Frazier Street, Tuesday, following a report of shots fired. The shot penetrated a window and a spent .038 caliber shell casing was found in a neighboring yard. One person saw a mid-80s blue car driving along the...

  • Spare parts

    December 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Tom Bennington of Max Power out of Smyrna, Tenn., which provides services to the aviation industry, approaches the fuselage of a McDonnell Douglas 83 at the Roswell International Air Center as he and his crew prepare it for over-the-road transport to a buyer...

  • 40 area kids waiting for ‘Bigs’

    December 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico is in “extreme need” of adult volunteers to work with children, said Chief Operating Officer Amanda Ware. Throughout southeastern New Mexico, more than 100 children are waiting to be matched with a big...

  • Salvation Army bell-ringer needs pledges

    December 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    The Salvation Army of Roswell seeks sponsorship and donation pledges in support of its bell-ringing world record attempt, scheduled to start 11 a.m., Tuesday, at Walgreens, 1835 N. Main St. Capt. Beau Perez said the organization decided to participate after...

  • Anna Belt celebrates her centennial

    December 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Anna Belt, celebrating her 100th birthday at Sunset Villa, Wednesday, speaks with her son, John, who is currently in Germany, while grandaughter Sheila Patzkie holds the phone. Mark Wilson Photo As New Mexico celebrates 100 years of statehood, Sunset Villa...

  • Editorial

    December 6, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Fix filibuster, but after fiscal cliff Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo. suggested last week that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., was “kicking over a hornet’s nest” by talking about changing Senate filibuster rules. The Republican was right, but it’s a...

  • Jimmy Derrell Dean

    December 6, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jimmy Derrell Dean was born Jan. 18, 1946, in Artesia, to Thomas Derrell Dean and Charlie Rozell Kimmons Dean. He passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas. Cremation has taken place. He was preceded in death by his parents and his...

  • Dennis Ray Howell

    December 6, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Dennis Ray Howell, 59, of Tucumcari, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at the Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Dennis was born to the home of James and Jo Ann Howell in Minden, La., on Dec. 3, 1952. He loved to fish and was a talented...

  • Grammy show nothing but fun for fun.

    December 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 1, 2012 file photo shows Taylor Swift performing underneath a video monitor during the KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball at Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles. Swift is one of many artists performing at the Grammy Nominations concert airing...

  • Aussies sorry for crank call to Kate’s hospital

    December 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Ladders from various media organisations are seen lined up as policemen stand guard outside the King Edward VII hospital where Kate Duchess of Cambridge is receiving treatment in central London, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Prince William and his wife Kate are...