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Archive for December, 2012

  • Car bombing targeting Shiites in Pakistan kills 19

    December 31, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Pakistani volunteers carry a lifeless body out of a bus targeted in a suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. A suicide bomber driving a vehicle packed with explosives rammed into a bus carrying Shiite Muslim pilgrims in southwest Pakistan...

  • Senate leaders offer dour take on ‘cliff’ talks

    December 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama arrives to make a statement on the fiscal cliff negotiations with congressional leaders in the briefing room of the White House on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, in Washington. The negotiations are a last ditch effort to avoid across-the-board...

  • 12/30/12

    December 30, 2012 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • ‘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...