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Archive for January 16th, 2013

  • State Legislature gets under way

    January 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    After being sworn into the state Senate Tuesday, Sen. Cliff Pirtle (center right) stands on the Senate floor with, from left, brother Ryan Pirtle, father Randy Pirtle, brother Jack Pirtle and wife Aysia Pirtle. In all, Pirtle said 22 family members joined him...

  • Harvey Salinas murder trial Day 2

    January 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The second day of the jury trial for Harvey Salinas began with a review of the crime scene investigation. Salinas is charged with second-degree murder for the July 6 shooting of Arnulfo Villela Jr. Crime Scene Technician Laverne Amir told the jury about...

  • Virgin Galactic wants informed consent

    January 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Virgin Galactic representatives are touring New Mexico this month in an effort to rally citizens to support legislation they believe is critical to the future of Spaceport America. Liability laws in New Mexico do not protect spaceflight manufacturers and...

  • Police Blotter: Perps nick electronics

    January 16, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were dispatched to the 300 block of East Reed Street, Tuesday, for the second time in a week. On Jan. 8, the victim had come home to find his back door open and numerous electrical items beside his back door. He reported then that he had lost jewelry...

  • Ruth Louise Betzel

    January 16, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    EL PASO, Texas — Elaine Braden, of Roswell, N.M., and Al Braden, of Austin, announce the passing of their aunt Ruth Louise Betzel, a longtime resident of El Paso. Ruth went to be with our Lord on Jan. 13, 2013. She was born in Chicago, Jan. 21, 1915, the...

  • Deborah Hibbard

    January 16, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at South Park Cemetery, for Deborah Kaye Hibbard, 61, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 13, 2013. Deborah was born on July 24, 1951, in Biloxi, Miss., to Royal L. and Corinne Jensen, who...

  • Darlene P. Rhoads

    January 16, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Waymaker Church, for Darlene Rhoads, 73, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 16, 2013, at her residence. The Rev. Mike Knowlton with Waymaker Church will officiate. Darlene was born Sept....

  • Shakira hosts shower for underprivileged kids

    January 16, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This December 2012 image released courtesy of singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira shows her posing with FC Barcelona star Gerard Piqué. The couple, who are expecting their first child, are inviting friends and fans to join their online baby shower...

  • Review: ‘Broken City’ could use some fixing

    January 16, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by 20th Century Fox shows Russell Crowe, left, and Mark Wahlberg in a scene from “Broken City.” (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Barry Wetcher) It should come as no surprise that every character in a movie called “Broken...

  • Russian court turns down Pussy Riot appeal

    January 16, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Smoke rises over a fence of a prison camp where jailed feminist punk band Pussy Riot member Maria Alekhina, unseen, serves her term, in the town of Berezniki, some 1500 km (940 miles) north-east of Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. A Russian court...