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Archive for January 8th, 2013

  • 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting kicks off

    January 8, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Worshipers pray during the 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting at the Civic Center, Tuesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Mackey Ventures and Put God First Ministries Inc. hosted a kick-off for the second annual 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting event Tuesday at the...

  • Gray sets focus on retirement funds, balancing state budget

    January 8, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Like other legislators, Rep. William “Bill” Gray, R-Artesia, is busy preparing for the state’s 60-day 2013 legislative session, which begins next week. “Sixty days in Santa Fe is a long time,” he said. However, he also said it may not be long enough...

  • Police catch Servantez

    January 8, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Crystal Servantez, 29, was apprehended Monday night when an off-duty police officer recognized her in Walgreens, 1835 N. Main St., where she was caught shoplifting mint-flavored dental floss and Ibuprofen. Servantez was listed on the Dec. 5 Daily Record’s...

  • Police Blotter: TV, PS3, game stolen from residence

    January 8, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary •Police were called to the 1200 block of South Kentucky Avenue, Monday, where subjects removed a 42-inch flat-screen television, a Sony PS3 and a Black Ops 2 game. Officials found no signs of forced entry. The missng items were valued at $1,115....

  • City Council meets Thursday

    January 8, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Council is expected to vote on whether to approve a budget adjustment to fulfill the Roswell Police Department’s request for its own attorney, during its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave....

  • Lula Madsen

    January 8, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services will be held at South Park Cemetery on Friday, Jan. 11, at 2 p.m., for Lula Cooper Madsen, 85, of Roswell. Lula went to be with her Jesus on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Mission Arch Care Center. Herb Gage will officiate at the remembrance and...

  • Diana Madril-Mendoza

    January 8, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A prayer vigil for Diana Madril-Mendoza, 55, of Roswell, will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Bethel Assembly of God Church. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Bethel Assembly of God Church with Pastor Toni...

  • Vida Lou Southern

    January 8, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Vida Lou Southern, 75, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 8, 2013. Pastor Randy Elftman with Central Church of the Nazarene will officiate, Internment to follow...

  • Helen Dobbs

    January 8, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held for Helen Dobbs, 63, of Roswell, at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Vista Care Chaplain Cecil Kimberlin officiating. Helen passed away on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Helen was born March...

  • Robert Scribner Sr.

    January 8, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services will be held for Robert “Bob” Scribner Sr., 84, of Roswell, at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at South Park Cemetery, with Matt Wade officiating. Bob passed away on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Bob was born July 9, 1928, to Frank C....