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Archive for January 3rd, 2013

  • Ice to meet you

    January 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Snow covers the frozen portions of a pond at the Spring River Golf Course after an early morning dusting of wintry precipitation, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photos) [/auth...

  • Council discusses attorney position at workshop

    January 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    After months of tabling a vote on the Roswell Police Department’s request for its own attorney, City Council held a workshop Thursday to discuss the reservations councilors may have had. In August, Chief Al Solis and Deputy Chief Brad McFadin proposed the...

  • Espinoza looks for a ‘common sense approach’ to federal budget

    January 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    One resolution Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Roswell, has for the new year is to carry several bills into the state’s legislature. One of which is a two-part proposal, the Balanced Budget Amendment/Limited Delegation Act, with the goal of working with other states...

  • Police Blotter: 3-year-old husky stolen

    January 3, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Larceny •Police were called to the 1300 block of North Washington Avenue, Wednesday, where someone entered a yard and took a 3-year-old husky, described as grey, black and white with blue eyes. The victim’s owner said that the dog suffered from hip...

  • James M. Stockton

    January 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 5, at First Presbyterian Church for James Monroe Stockton, 85, who died at home on Jan. 1, 2013. James M. Stockton was born in Roswell on March 9, 1927, to Oscar Stockton and Thelma Stockton. Both of...

  • Donald L. Torres

    January 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A private memorial service is scheduled for a later date on Donald L. Torres, 60, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 2, 2013. Donald was born Nov. 14, 1952, in Albuquerque, to Kenneth and Beverly Torres. Donald married Billie Black on June 15, 1974, in...

  • Pop star Rain to be punished over meeting actress

    January 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this May 26, 2005 file photo, South Korean actress Kim Tae-hee participates in a fashion show held by South Korean apparel maker Shinwon company in the inter-Korean industrial park in Kaesong, just a few hundred meters (yards) north of the...

  • Broadway’s ‘Wicked’ musical earns new record

    January 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this undated photo released by the producers of “Wicked,” Idina Menzel, left, is joined by Jennifer Laura Thompson, right, in the $14 million “Wizard of Oz” prequel. The Broadway League reported Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013,...

  • ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Les Miz,’ ‘Argo’ earn producers honors

    January 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    CORRECTED CAPTION: FILE – This publicity film image released by DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox shows Daniel Day-Lewis portraying Abraham Lincoln in the film “Lincoln.” The Producers Guild of America announced the motion picture and...

  • Royal Mail to issue ‘Doctor Who’ stamps

    January 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this image release by the Royal Mail on Wednesday Jan. 3, 2013 shows a postage stamp with an image of the first Dr. Who William Hartnell. Dr. Who _ who usually uses a police box for travel _ will be zooming through time and space on the edge of letters in...