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Archive for December 11th, 2012

  • Roswell briefly becomes winter wonderland

    December 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Long shadows cast from the rising sun spread across newly fallen snow at Cahoon Park, Monday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • Lawrence testifies to keep license

    December 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

    The witness testimony for the hearing of the New Mexico Public Education Department vs. David Lawrence was held, Monday, at the Roswell Independent School District school board room. The hearing was called to review the former Goddard High School coach’s...

  • Harley Davidson motorcycle taken

    December 11, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Auto theft • Police were called to the 400 block of West Forest Street, Sunday, after subjects removed a metallic blue Harley Davidson FRX motorcycle from the backyard. It was reported the motorcycle did not run well and also that the bike had no gas in the...

  • Letters

    December 11, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Some history regarding Israel Dear Editor: In recent weeks, we have been hearing about the Israeli incursion into Gaza. We have been hearing about the Palestinian casualties but little about the rockets being fired from Gaza into Israel causing civilian...

  • Editorial

    December 11, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Fiscal cliff Politicians who borrow and spend with reckless abandon gave us the 2013 cliff-jumping pact. Congressional politicians enact debt limits, as a gesture of restraint, then waive the limits at will. It is gradual economic suicide. Government has...

  • Joy Overstreet

    December 11, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services for Joy Overstreet, 57, of Roswell, will be held at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at First Baptist Church, with Matt Brooks officiating. Joy passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. Joy was born May 28, 1955, in Ventura, Calif. She was a...

  • Margia Marie Bull

    December 11, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for Margia “Tiny” Marie Bull, 66, of Portales, will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Floyd Baptist Church, with Dennis Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow at Floyd Cemetery with Gary Spinks, Kevin Harris, Chad Smith,...

  • Morrell Heinecke

    December 11, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for Morrell Heinecke, 83, of Roswell, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Vista Care Hospice Chaplain Cecil Kimberlin officiating. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery. Morrell...

  • Robert Myers Jr.

    December 11, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jan. 24, 1952–Dec. 6, 2012 A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Church on the Move, for Robert “Bobby” Myers Jr., 60, who passed from this life Dec. 6, 2012, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell....

  • Review: ‘Political Suicide’ won’t disappoint

    December 11, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This book cover image released by St. Martin’s Press shows “Political Suicide,” by Michael Palmer. (AP Photo/St. Martin’s Press) “Political Suicide” (St. Martin’s Press), by Michael Palmer Michael Palmer brings back...