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Archive for December 27th, 2012

  • Fatality at Second and Nevada

    December 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police and rescue workers tend to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of West Second Street and Nevada Avenue, Thursday morning. According to police, an 80-year-old woman involved in the accident died as a result of her injuries after being taken to a...

  • Ali Castro to vie for national homecoming queen crown

    December 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Ali Castro (Courtesy Photo) In September, Ali Castro was selected as Roswell High School’s homecoming queen and now, she hopes to be chosen as America’s Homecoming Queen. Castro will represent New Mexico in the national pageant and also participate in...

  • Police obtain warrants for trio

    December 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department obtained three arrest warrants on charges of conspiracy to commit arson, Wednesday. One of the three, retired Roswell Fire Department employee Robert Gene Chester, 64, is also charged with retaliation against a witness. The arson...

  • Workers’ comp also covers farm, ranch workers

    December 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The ruling in a landmark case ensures that all farm and ranch workers are to receive workers’ compensation for injuries sustained while on the job. The case began in 2009, when three farm and ranch laborers for dairies in New Mexico suffered work-related...

  • Police Blotter: Teen tells RPD she’s being stalked

    December 27, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police received a report of stalking, Wednesday, from a 16-year-old victim who said a 19-year-old male was following her around town, showing up at her place of employment on days off to ask about her and parking outside the business to watch her when she was...

  • Public Records: 12-28-12

    December 27, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Dec. 17 Gaylon E. Crowe, 29, of Alamogordo, and Stacey M. Willis, 35, of Kirtland. Joseph M. Dominguez, 20, and Christy R. Wyche, 24, both of Roswell. Dustin H. McClure, 27, of Hobbs, and Stephanie M. McClure, 37, of Artesia. Dec. 18 Shane...

  • Alene Talbot

    December 27, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services for Alene Talbot, 81, of Roswell, will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 29, 1012, at Country Club Road Church of Christ with the Rev. Doug Austin officiating. Irene died Dec. 26, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Hobbs. She was born Nov. 24, 1931,...

  • Grace Lara Romero

    December 27, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be offered at Assumption Catholic Church at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, for Grace Lara Romero, who passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Mass of the Resurrection will follow at 12:10 p.m., officiated by the Rev. Joseph Pacquing. Grace was...

  • John Ashley Blevins II

    December 27, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at First United Methodist Church, officiated by the Rev. Doug Mills, for John “Jack” Ashley Blevins II, 89, who passed Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Jack was born Aug. 5, 1923, in Cambridge,...

  • Book review: Couple offers ‘Family Inc.’ advice

    December 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity image provided by Tarcher/Penguin shows the cover of the book, “Family Inc.: Office-Inspired Solutions to Reduce the Chaos in Your Home (and Save Your Sanity),” by authors, Caitlin and Andrew Friedman. (AP...