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Archive for January 7th, 2013

  • Police seek more information in stabbing case

    January 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police responded to a call about a stabbing in the 2300 block of North Garden Avenue. According to police records, a man stumbled out into the street around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Officers arrived at the scene to find a large quantity of blood on the bathroom...

  • Education and right-to-work legislation are toward the top of Candy Spence Ezzell’s 2013 priority list

    January 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell, hopes 2013 will see the state’s legislature figure out several issues, such as how to protect the retirement benefits of public employees. Ezzell said, two years ago, there were reports that retirement funds were going...

  • Police Blotter: Man shoots pitbull, is charged with unlawful carrying of firearm

    January 7, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Unlawful carrying of firearm Police were dispatched to East Wells Street, Friday, after a man shot a pitbull. The subject told officials that he saw the dog walking toward him, got scared, took out a .38 handgun and shot it. The owner reported that the dog...

  • Underage drinking, DWI focus of county commission meeting

    January 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing regarding whether the county should adopt a property tax rebate ordinance that would benefit low income tax payers during its monthly meeting Thursday at 9 a.m. at the County Administrative...

  • Public Records: 1-8-13

    January 7, 2013 • Public RecordComments Off

    Oct. 27 Municipal Court Judge Larry Loy Arraignments Possession of drug paraphernalia — Amanda Estrada, 1508 S. Michigan; fined $429 and 3 days jail or 10 until paid. Disturbing contents of containers — Elfego Lucero, 1409 S. Monroe; fined $29 and...

  • Kimberly Hobbs Niece

    January 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Kimberly Ann Hobbs Niece, 35, of Roswell, who passed away Jan. 6, 2013, in Roswell. Danny Sons of Midway Family Church will conduct the service. Interment will follow...

  • Grace Huddle

    January 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Grace Comstock Chrisman Huddle was born Aug. 29, 1909, in Red Oak, Iowa, to Frank and Mae Comstock who preceded her in death. She passed from this life Jan. 7, 2013, at the age of 103. Grace taught school after college in rural Iowa then in Dec. 1936 she...

  • US banks try to clean up remaining mortgage mess

    January 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Dec. 13, 2012 photo, a customer stops at a Bank of America ATM office in Boston. Bank of America Corp. says it will spend more than $10 billion to settle mortgage claims resulting from the housing meltdown. Under the deal announced Monday, Jan. 7,...

  • Stocks sink, pulling S&P 500 down from 5-year high

    January 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. World stocks cooled off Monday Jan. 7, 2013 as some investors sold shares to lock in profits following recent rallies. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) —...

  • THE RESET: Obama, GOP drawing battle lines

    January 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    President Barack Obama walks with daughter Malia on the first family’s return from vacationing in Hawaii, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) President Barack Obama is heading toward...