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Archive for January 23rd, 2013

  • ‘Next!’

    January 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Workers at Dean Baldwin Painting remove a repainted U.S. Airways Airbus A320 from its hangar, Wednesday. The paint job, from start to finish, took a total of 8 days of around-the-clock work to complete. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Water reps meet in Santa Fe

    January 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District and the Carlsbad Irrigation District met Wednesday at the State Capitol with representatives from the state, the Interstate Stream Commission and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to begin discussion of how to...

  • Ezzell opposes HB64

    January 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The House of Representative’s Labor and Human Resources committee will today hear a bill that would affect retirement benefits of educators. House Bill 64, sponsored by Rep. Mimi Stewart, D-Albuquerque, would amend the Educational Retirement Act in ways...

  • Torres wins $10K in Powerball

    January 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell resident Jaime Torres won $10,000 in the Jan. 19 Powerball drawing. He purchased the winning quick-pick ticket at Allsup’s Store No. 335, 2501 N. Main St. Torres’ ticket matched the winning white ball numbers of 8, 28, 29 and 34, and the winning...

  • Zavala runs for school board seat

    January 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    As a father of two young children, Jose Zavala was deeply affected by the violence committed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December. His concern encouraged him to put his name in the running for the school district election, scheduled for Feb. 5. Zavala...

  • 5th Judicial District seeks Shamas replacement

    January 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The 5th Judicial District is now actively seeking a replacement for the late Judge Ralph Shamas, who passed away last week. Raylene Weis, judicial selection coordinator, admitted that it would be a difficult to replace a man who was so highly respected in the...

  • Teen drives into residence

    January 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    The police apprehended two 17-year-olds, Tuesday, after a ride that ended with a vehicle plowing into a residence in the 1600 block of North Greenwood Avenue. Roswell Police Department Public Information Liaison Sabrina Morales said the two youths were...

  • RPD names 2 suspects in computer sabotage

    January 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department named two suspects in a crime that disabled the computer systems of 13 different Domino’s Pizza locations over the New Year’s holiday. Eddy Edwards, 32, was a former employee who quit his job on Dec. 13. The second subject...

  • Police Blotter: RPD arrests burglary suspect

    January 23, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police arrested a male subject, Tuesday, for a burglary that occurred in 600 block South Kentucky Avenue, on Jan. 19. The 38-year-old suspect was charged with breaking and entering and criminal trespass. He is being held at the Chaves County Detention...

  • Debra S. Witcher

    January 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    MIDLAND, Texas — Debra S. Witcher was born Debra Sue Smith on Feb. 24, 1951, in Roswell, N.M., to James Kenneth Smith and Alice Reischman Smith. Debbie was raised in Roswell and attended elementary, junior high and high school there, graduating from Goddard...