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Archive for January 19th, 2013

  • City to go Up in Smoke, Friday

    January 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell is set to go Up in Smoke this Friday when Tommy Chong hits town for a comedy act at the Civic Center. Chong, best known for his work in the Grammy Award-winning comedy duo Cheech & Chong, will follow opening acts from his wife Shelby and comedians...

  • Drug busts yield ‘ancient remnants’

    January 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Law enforcement officers discovered a treasure trove of artifacts — described as cultural items and “ancient remnants” — during a drug bust, Friday. RPD spokeswoman Sabrina Morales said the items included some historic documents and old Bibles, some...

  • AMoCA alive with Music of Sound

    January 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Drake Arganbright, 22 months old, and his mother Kenna get musical during The Music of Sound, a community sound jam held at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) People of all ages had a chance to kick back and go with the...

  • Hugo Perri

    January 19, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    No services are scheduled at this time for Hugo Perri, 86, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 17, 2013. Hugo was born in Aprigliano, Italy, to Domenico and Erminia Perri. They have preceded him in death. Hugo married Janet Stevens on May 27, 1967, in Alpena,...

  • Alvin “Buddy” Hilliard

    January 19, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Alvin “Buddy” Hilliard passed away at his home Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Buddy was born May 23, 1924, to Carl and Blanche Hilliard, in Sopher, Okla. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son Holt Hilliard. He was owner of Hilliard Trucking until his...

  • Eagles talk about new Showtime documentary

    January 19, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    From left, Timothy B. Schmit, Don Henley, Glenn Frey and Joe Walsh of The Eagles take part in a Q&A session with reporters at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Park City, Utah. The documentary film “The History of The...

  • Nicks, Fogerty, more join Grohl for Sundance gig

    January 19, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR PARK CITY LIVE – Dave Grohl, of the Foo Fighters performs with the Sound City Players at Park City Live Day 2 on Friday, January 18, 2013, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision for Park City Live/AP Images) PARK...

  • AP source: Inaugural ball to feature Lady Gaga

    January 19, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Oct. 1, 2012 file photo shows Lady Gaga arriving at the Versace atelier in Milan, Italy. A person familiar with the inauguration tells The Associated Press that the pop star will perform at Tuesday’s ball for White House staffers. The...

  • Obamas join military families for kids’ concert

    January 19, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    First lady Michelle Obama, center, and daughters Sasha, left, and Malia, right, react during the Kids’ Inaugural: Our Children. Our Future.” event in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, as part of the 57th Inauguration weekend of events. (AP...

  • Alex Pelosi’s Sundance debut has political angle

    January 19, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Alexandra Pelosi, left, director of HBO Documentary Films’ “Fall to Grace,” poses with her mother Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, before a screening of the film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Friday,...