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Archive for January 9th, 2013

  • City Council’s finance committee advocates police attorney position

    January 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Council’s finance committee met Wednesday to firm up recommendations for tonight’s council meeting, which will address hot topics concerning the city’s budget, such as how to fund the Police Department’s request for its own attorney and Lodgers...

  • Sheriff Coon: SO now up to full staff

    January 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon announced Wednesday that the SO is now up to full staff. “We have been running between 85 to 90 percent for a while now. We’re up to 100 percent. There are not many agencies of this size in the state (that) can say that....

  • Police Blotter: Thief takes off with jewelry, $270

    January 9, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary •Police were dispatched to the 300 block of East Reed Street, Wednesday, following a report of burglary in progress. The victim surprised the burglar inside his home. The male subject rode off on a bicycle. The responding officer found several...

  • Virginia M. Parmley

    January 9, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Jan. 19, 2013, at Grace Community Church, for Virginia M. Parmley, who went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. The Rev. Sean Lee of Grace Community Church will officiate. Virginia was born...

  • Harlan O’Dell Webb

    January 9, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory for Harlan O’Dell Webb, 80, who passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Lovelace Regional Hospital in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...

  • David Chrisman Jr.

    January 9, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Calvary Baptist Church on West Alameda for David Rue Chrisman Jr., 84, who passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Sunset Villa Care Center with his family by his side. Pastor Chris...

  • Robert Ruzek

    January 9, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at West Country Club Church of Christ for Robert “Bob” Joseph Ruzek, 69, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 8, 2013. Harry Tackett of West Alameda Church of Christ will officiate with...

  • People’s Choice Awards a feast for ‘Hunger Games’

    January 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Host Kaley Cuoco is seen on stage at the People’s Choice Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Hunger Games” devoured the competition at the...

  • Other bidders contest Tully’s sale to Dempsey

    January 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Patrick Dempsey’s investment group has won the bid to purchase Tully’s Coffee. Dempsey meets the staff at the Tully’s Coffee on Western Avenue near the Pike Place Market on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Dempsey meets with employees from left...

  • Yoda statue among features of new N. Calif. park

    January 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 13, 2008, file photo, director/producer George Lucas poses for portrait in Las Vegas. The Northern California city of San Anselmo has approved a new downtown park to be built on land donated by Lucas that will feature statues of...