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Archive for January 22nd, 2013

  • ‘ … 9, 10. Ready or not, here I come!’

    January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ripples are created by ducks swimming in the pond at the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary and Nature Center, causing abstract reflections on the surface, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • United Way exceeds 2012 goal

    January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A long line enters the Roswell Convention Center for the United Way of Chaves County Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) United Way of Chaves County brought in more than half a million dollars during its 2012 fundraising...

  • Peggy Brewer seeks to retain District 3 seat on school board

    January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The school district election, scheduled for Feb. 5, will feature many familiar faces in the running for positions on area school boards. Peggy Brewer, Ed.D., an incumbent board member of the Roswell Independent School District, looks to retain her seat in...

  • Police Blotter: Perps plantnap yucca

    January 22, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to the corner of Byrne and Gail Harris streets, Monday, after subjects “plant-napped” a yucca, valued at $125, from city property. The plant was dug up from a location at Main and Byrne streets and later found near Gail Harris....

  • Cloutier visits Legislature

    January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Drew Cloutier, president of the New Mexico Bar Association, visited the New Mexico State Legislature on Tuesday. Cloutier is a member of Hinkle Law Firm and is a resident of Roswell. “We’re here today to hopefully advance the cause of justice at the...

  • Homeless count Jan. 28

    January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jan. 28 marks the second Point-in-Time count of area homeless. Stephanie Lefebvre of the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness said that Roswell and Chaves County were going to be specifically targeted as one of the most under-reported counties in New...

  • Need a passport? Try Dexter, Hagerman

    January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Post office locations in Roswell will not process passport applications for the time being due to a lack of staff members with the necessary training. Postmaster Karla Murphy said the post office recently lost two employees who had the required training to...

  • Robert Brewington Sr.

    January 22, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Robert “Bob” Brewington Sr., 90, born Oct. 19, 1922, went home to be with the Lord Monday Jan. 21, 2013. He passed away while at home surrounded by family. Predeceasing him were his parents Carvel and Dossie Brewington of Celina, Tenn.; and his brothers...

  • Grace Bailey

    January 22, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Ballard Chapel, for Grace Bailey, 63, who passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at her home. Eugene De Los Santos will be officiating. Grace was born Feb. 22, 1949, in Mexico, to Pete...

  • Marshall Miller

    January 22, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Marshall Emerson “Buck or Doc” Miller, 99, our beloved uncle, departed this life on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Mission Arch Care Center. Marshall was born June 25, 1913, to Sarah Elizabeth Pritchett and Albert George Miller, in Benbrook, Texas. Marshall...