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Archive for December 13th, 2012

  • Cops nab ‘gang’ for shoplifting at Sears

    December 13, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were called to Sears, 1000 S. Main St., Thursday, after two female suspects left the store with 10 hooded sweatshirts valued at $60 each. Five subjects, four females and one male, were arrested for shoplifting and conspiracy charges. Larceny Police...

  • Krumland Auto Group opens Nissan dealership

    December 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Fireworks light up the evening skies during the Roswell Nissan Grand Opening Party, Thursday evening. Mark Wilson Photo Krumland Auto Group celebrated the grand opening of its Nissan dealership Thursday with music, food and fireworks. This is the first Nissan...

  • Council tackles trails

    December 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Council voted unanimously during its monthly meeting Thursday in favor of two resolutions that will improve the city’s roads and trails in the interest of public safety. Council approved a resolution to notify the New Mexico Department of...

  • Job Corps honors Johnny Gonzales

    December 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Johnny Gonzales chats with Roswell Job Corps students during an awards assembly in which he received a surprise by being presented with an award of appreciation for his work with the school and community, Thursday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Job Corps students...

  • National Opinion

    December 13, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    The fiscal cliff The recent employment report from the Labor Department reinforced the importance of Congress and the White House managing well the looming collection of budget challenges, known as the “fiscal cliff.” President Obama indicated that the...

  • Frank Anthony Janonis

    December 13, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    No services are scheduled at this time for Frank Anthony Janonis, 99, who passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Roswell. Frank was cremated according to his wishes and his cremains will be interred in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Frank was born Nov. 11,...

  • Jerry D. Letcher

    December 13, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at First Assembly of God Church, for Jerry D. Letcher, 70, of Roswell who passed away Dec. 8, 2012, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Jerry was born in Roswell, Feb. 22, 1942, to Elmer L....

  • Saul Sanchez

    December 13, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held for Saul Sanchez, 39, of Roswell, at 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at the Roswell Civic Center, with Joe Madrid officiating. Saul passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Saul was born in Roswell, March 7, 1973, to Bonifacio and...

  • Jackie Chan suggests Hong Kong curb protest rights

    December 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    From left, French actress Laure Weissbecker, Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan, Chinese actresses Zhang Lanxin and Yao Xingtong pose for photographers during the charity premiere of his new movie “CZ12″ in Hong Kong, Thursday Dec. 13, 2012. Jackie...

  • One Direction named MTV’s 2012 Artist of the Year

    December 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday Dec. 7, 2012 file photo, One Direction performs at Z100′s Jingle Ball 2012 presented by Aeropostale at Madison Square Garden in New York. Band members, from left, are Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, and...