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Archive for January 17th, 2013

  • Job Corps students clear phragmites at Bitter Lake

    January 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Students and instructors from Roswell Job Corps clear phragmites, a large perennial grass, at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge for an eventual burn by fire crews, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Twenty-seven students from Roswell Job Corps volunteered their...

  • Salinas guilty

    January 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    After deliberating four-and-a-half hours, the jury that heard the case of New Mexico vs Harvey Salinas found the defendant guilty on charges of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Arnulfo Villela Jr., and guilty on the charges of unlawful carrying...

  • Pearce addresses state Legislature

    January 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce speaks to the a joint session of the state Legislature in Santa Fe, Thursday. (Philip Fischer Photo) Week 1 of the 51st legislative session closed Thursday after a day featuring a joint session with an address by Congressman Steve...

  • Judge Ralph D. Shamas dies

    January 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ralph Shamas is sworn in as a judge for the 5th Judicial District at the Chaves County Courthouse in this June 17, 2005, file photo. Shamas died Thursday. He was 65. (Record File Photo) The Honorable Ralph D. Shamas, 65, died Thursday morning after a...

  • Ralph Shamas

    January 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    District Judge Ralph Davis Shamas, 64, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at his home in Roswell. Judge Shamas was born in Roswell on Oct. 30, 1948. He was the youngest of three children born to Joseph Bashara Shamas Sr. from Dudghria, Lebanon, and Flora...

  • Robert E. Dutchover Jr.

    January 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Robert E. Dutchover Jr., 45, was born Feb. 9, 1967, in Roswell. He passed away Dec. 27, 2012, in San Patricio. He lived all of his life in Lincoln County. Surviving family members include his girlfriend Anne Marie Sanchez; his two sons, Robert J. Dutchover...

  • Thomas Wilkerson Sr.

    January 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Thomas Jackson “Jack” Wilkerson Sr. passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family Jan. 16, 2013, in Roswell. Jack was born in Carlsbad on Oct. 12, 1923, to Martha Jane Elkins Wilkerson and Harvey Earnest Wilkerson, who preceded him in death....

  • Review: A noisy ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ distracts

    January 17, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated theater image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows Ciaran Hinds, left, and Benjamin Walker during a performance of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” playing at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joan Marcus)...

  • Robert Wagner not interviewed in new Wood inquiry

    January 17, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 1, 1981 file photo shows actress Natalie Wood. A Los Angeles sheriff’s detective said Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, that actor-husband, Robert Wagner, has not consented to an interview in their renewed inquiring into Wood’s 1981...

  • Redford: Diversity reigns at Sundance Festival

    January 17, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Robert Redford, founder and president of the Sundance Institute, listens to a questioner during the opening news conference of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) PARK CITY, Utah...