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Archive for December 14th, 2012

  • Ask Rhoda Coakley why elections are held in November

    December 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Rhoda Coakley pulls records from a shelf at the County Clerk’s Office, Thursday. Noah Vernau Photo If you’ve ever looked for something at the Chaves County Clerk’s Office, you might think of Rhoda Coakley in the same light as a treasure hunter. She has...

  • We’re gonna be on TV!

    December 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Blue collar comedian Daniel Lawrence Whitney — better known as Larry the Cable Guy — was in Roswell this week to film an episode of “Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy,” a reality TV show that takes Whitney across the country to explore the...

  • Bell-ringers end contest at 80th hour

    December 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    A weary Ryan Gass, center, on his 71st straight hour of bell-ringing at Walgreens on North Main Street, leans on Jim Ridgeway and Capt. Beau Perez of The Salvation Army, Friday. During his 80-hour marathon, he stayed refreshed by doing push-ups, sit-ups and...

  • World Opinion

    December 14, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Israel and Palestine Despite it being one of the few nations with both the courage and the foresight to vote against the Palestinian Authority getting non-voting observer state status in the UN, Canada’s support of Israel is not unconditional. It is close,...

  • Public Records

    December 14, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Dec. 6 Robert L Balderrama, 46, and April E. Pineda, 41, both of Roswell. Joel Eduardo Hernandez Hermosillo, 25, and Yesenia Juarez, 23, both of Roswell. Mark Roy Ramirez Garcia, 24, and Sara Angelica Alegria Tenorio, 17, both of Dexter....

  • Leandro Sanchez

    December 14, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be held for Leandro Sanchez, 77, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Assumption Catholic Church. A Mass will be celebrated at 12:10 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at Assumption Catholic Church with the Rev. Joseph Pacquing...

  • Venetian art from 16th century at Ringling Museum

    December 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image released by Ringling Museum shows Paolo Veronese’s “Martyrdom and Last Communication of Saint Lucy.” Veronese captured 16th century Venice in all of its glory: rich people in sumptuous clothing, stunning architecture and...

  • Man arrested at Tenn. home tied to Taylor Swift

    December 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This photo provided by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department shows 24-year-old Jacob Nicholas Kulke, of Wisconsin, who was arrested Friday Dec. 14, 2012, for trespassing at a home that has been linked to Taylor Swift. (AP Photo/Metropolitan Nashville...

  • Amanda Bynes enters settlement in hit-and-run case

    December 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this June 5, 2011 file photo, Amanda Bynes arrives at the MTV Movie Awards, in Los Angeles. Bynes entered a civil compromise to end a misdemeanor hit-and-run case on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, court records show. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)...

  • Corgan rocks in ring as wrestling promoter

    December 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, DEC. 15-16 – FILE – This Sept. 22, 2012 file photo shows Billy Corgan promoting The Smashing Pumpkins album “Oceania” during a news conference in Mexico City. Corgan has gone from Smashing Pumpkins to...