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Archive for January 2nd, 2013

  • Maiya Abigail and Emma Louise arrive Tuesday

    January 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Dale Brunson and Lori Shirley with their daughter Maiya Abigail, who became the first baby of the new year born in Roswell, 4:47 a.m. Tuesday. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) Two area couples will have another reason to celebrate Jan. 1 — it’s the day they became...

  • Sheriff ID’s John Doe

    January 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Charlie Molina, from driver’s license photo. (Courtesy Photo) The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office has identified John Doe, whose body was found Nov. 19, east of Hagerman off NM 249, as Charlie Michael Molina, 18, of Hobbs. The information came as a result...

  • Ag issues high on Pirtles list

    January 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Though he’s yet to be sworn in, recently elected Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Roswell, is already thinking like a legislator. Pirtle will be sworn into office Jan. 15. After which he said he and other senators will elect a president pro tempore and then decide...

  • Police Blotter: Pharmacist calls DEA over forged prescription

    January 2, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were called to Cedar Drive, Wednesday, where a woman reported that someone attempted to obtain a prescription medication using her name. The pharmacist agreed that the prescription was obviously forged and contacted the Drug Enforcement Agency to...

  • Al-Jazeera buys Current TV from Al Gore

    January 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2012 file photo, Former Vice President Al Gore, Current TV Chairman and Co-Founder, participates in the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena , Calif. Al-Jazeera, the Pan-Arab news channel that has...

  • Venezuela opposition: Chavez secrecy feeds rumors

    January 2, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    The windshield of a car frames a mural of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. Venezuela’s Vice President Nicolas Maduro is returning home Wednesday from a visit with Chavez in Cuba and says the ailing...

  • Boehner agrees to Sandy aid vote on Friday

    January 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – An Oct. 30, 2012, file photo shows an aerial view of burned-out homes in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough New York after a fire in the beachfront neighborhood as a result of superstorm Sandy. The current term of the U.S Congress is...

  • APNewsBreak: Mom: Boy didn’t steal plane in crash

    January 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A Walker County sheriff’s deputy lifts crime scene tape for investigators as National Transportation Safety Board officials continue investigate the fatal crash Tuesday night of a small plane that was reported stolen near Jasper, Ala., Wednesday, Jan....

  • Pa. governor sues NCAA over Penn State sanctions

    January 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett gestures while speaking at a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 in State College, Pa. The NCAA overstepped its authority by imposing hefty sanctions on Penn State University in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child...

  • Lenard G. Henderson

    January 2, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    ARTESIA — Services are scheduled at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at First United Methodist Church for Lenard G. Henderson, 83, of Artesia, who died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. The Rev. Monty Leavell will officiate...