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Archive for December 29th, 2012

  • ‘Over here! Over here! OVER HERE!’

    December 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ducks and other waterfowl scramble to gain front-row feeding advantage as visitors arrive at Spring River Park armed with bags of bread, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • State budget, education programs on Kernan’s agenda

    December 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    State Sen. Gay Kernan, R-Hobbs (Courtesy Photo) In the new year, Sen. Gay Kernan, R-Hobbs, said she is looking forward to working with the new legislators taking office. “It’s going to be an interesting session, in regards to the new faces,” said...

  • Lois Ann Curry

    December 29, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    12/3/36 – 12/25/12 If you didn’t know Lois, you really missed out. She was a loving, compassionate, spiritual, fun-loving person; a woman who faced tragedy and serious illness with more courage and resilience than many of us could ever muster. She was...

  • Jean Corn Boswell

    December 29, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled for Jean Corn Boswell on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. Family burial services, conducted by the Rev. Stephen Deutsch of Dexter, will be followed by an 11 a.m., memorial service at First Presbyterian Church of Roswell with the Rev. Dr. Hugh...

  • Karla Jo Waldon

    December 29, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    There will be no services held for Karla Jo Waldon, 53, who passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at home with her family by her side. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend to many. She was born on Oct. 16, 1959, in Hobbs, the daughter of Duke...

  • Emily Mayer

    December 29, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    4/3/41 – 12/20/12 Emily Mayer Ferrier Leland, 71, a former resident of Roswell, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at her home in Fredericksburg, Texas. Born to Abe and Juanita Heard Mayer on April 3, 1941, Emily grew up in Roswell, and...

  • Gertrude Ramirez

    December 29, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Gertrude Ramirez, 75, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at St. John’s Catholic Church. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at St. John’s Catholic Church with Deacon Ernesto Martinez...

  • Robert Scribner Jr.

    December 29, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services will be held for Robert Scribner Jr., 57, of Roswell, at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at South Park Cemetery, with Matt Wade officiating. Robert passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. Robert was born July 2, 1955, to Robert Scribner and...

  • Ryan Seacrest: ‘Rockin’ in another year on ABC

    December 29, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Ryan Seacrest, producer and host of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve on ABC, poses for a portrait Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP Images) NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, Ryan Seacrest has a New Year’s...

  • Bolivia expropriates Spanish energy subsidiaries

    December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo released by Bolivia’s Presidency Press Office, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales signs a decree allowing the takeover of shares in Empresa de Electricidad de La Paz (Electropaz) and Empresa de Luz y Fuerza de Oruro (Elfeo), Vice...