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Archive for December 12th, 2012

  • Virgin Mobile cell phone found at Post Office

    December 12, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Found property Police were called by the U.S. Post Office at 497 W. Brasher Road, Tuesday, after an employee located a black-and-gray Virgin Mobile cell phone in a mail drop box. The phone was turned over to the police and booked into the property room....

  • Gateway students spread holiday cheer around town

    December 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Gateway Christian 10th-graders Anila Velasquez and Cayleb Pack, along with fellow students, bring holiday cheer to the residents of Beehive Homes, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo Students of Gateway Christian School spread holiday cheer throughout the city...

  • Police name shooting victim

    December 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    The Roswell Police Department released the name of the man who was killed, Tuesday, during a burglary as Saul Sanchez of Denver City, Texas. Sanchez was a native of Roswell, but not a current resident of the city. The RPD confirmed that Sanchez was dead by...

  • Senior Circle celebrates holidays

    December 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Longtime friends Amy Eakens, left, and Rudell Quinn share a hug during Senior Circle’s Christmas and birthday party, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo Senior Circle members attended their annual Christmas party/December birthday celebration Wednesday. During the...

  • Alejandro Munoz

    December 12, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held for Alejandro Munoz, 78, of Dexter, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Michael Silva officiating. He passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Alejandro was born May 21, 1934, to...

  • Editorial

    December 12, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Federal debt crisis As we inch ever closer to the fiscal cliff — the package of sweeping tax increases and spending cuts waiting at the new year if Congress and the president fail to act — we encourage all Americans to remember that our current debt...

  • Music, comedy strike defiant tone at Sandy concert

    December 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by Starpix shows Bruce Springsteen performing at the 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden in New York on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca) NEW YORK (AP) — Music and comedy royalty struck...

  • Joe Allbritton, 87, DC media, banking giant dies

    December 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by ABC7/WJLA-TV and News Channel 8, shows Joe Allbritton, founder of Allbrittion Communications. Allbritton, who became one of Washington’s most influential men by building media and banking empires, died at the age of 87, on...

  • Review: ‘What Rhymes With America’ is quirky fun

    December 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This publicity photo released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows Chris Bauer, left, and Aimee Carrero in a scene from “What Rhymes With America,” a new play by Melissa James Gibson premiering off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theater Company. (AP...

  • Far from the Shire, a Hobbit house in Pa. country

    December 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Architect Peter Archer enters the “Hobbit House” during and interview with the Associated Press Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in Chester County, near Philadelphia. Archer has designed a “Hobbit House” containing a world-class collection of J.R.R. Tolkien...