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Archive for January 25th, 2013

  • Early-morning tranquility

    January 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The still waters of Berrendo Creek reflect colorful clouds just before sunrise, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Nate Banks’ acting experience serves him well in court

    January 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Nathaneal “Nate” Banks (Courtesy Photo) Nathanael “Nate” Banks is a Chicago native who has decided to throw his lot in with the people of Roswell. He works the Public Defenders office, and spoke glowingly of his job and his coworkers. “They have...

  • Kernan sponsors memorial

    January 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sen. Gay Kernan, R-Hobbs, sponsored a Senate Joint Memorial, SJM 16, to approve placing a marker at the State Capitol in honor of two women who had been longtime state government leaders. The memorial, which is scheduled for the Senate floor Monday, requests...

  • Prairie chicken meetings begin 2/4

    January 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has scheduled public meetings to discuss the implementation of a management plan for lesser prairie chickens. The plan includes management goals, objectives and on-the-ground activities throughout the range of lesser...

  • Police Blotter: Traveler surrenders cap pistol to RPD

    January 25, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    The police were dispatched to the Roswell airport early Friday morning, when a man was stopped because it was believed he was carrying a gun. Examination revealed he had a toy cap pistol in his luggage. At his request, the police retained the toy for...

  • Public Records: 1-26-13

    January 25, 2013 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Jan. 17 Rigoberto Pablo Vasquez, 26, of Chaparral, and Dena Marie Allchin, 42, of Orange, Calif. Carlos Ramos, 19, and Anakaren Mata, 19, both of Roswell Jan. 18 Manuel L. Rodriguez, 24, and Alyssa M. Caine, 25, both of Roswell Russell...

  • Thelma Rinehart

    January 25, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Thelma Rinehart, 91, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 25, 2013. The Rev. Richard Smith will officiate. Thelma was born on July 15, 1921, in Rinard, Ill., to...

  • Donice Graves Ford

    January 25, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for 3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Donice Margaret Graves Ford, 53, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 24, 2013. The Rev. Richard Smith will officiate. Donice was born on May 13, 1959, to Donald...

  • Dr. Phil to interview alleged girlfriend hoaxer

    January 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 24, 2007 file photo, Dr. Phil McGraw is shown in Los Angeles. McGraw has booked the first on-camera interview with the man who allegedly concocted the girlfriend hoax that ensnared Notre Dame football star Manti Te’o, confirmed...

  • Opera about Nazi atrocity shown in Austria

    January 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    TO GO WITH HOLOCAUST OPERA STORY BY GEORGE JAHN – Katerina Beranova and Silke Doerner, from left, perform during the holocaust opera ‘Spiegelgrund ‘ by Austrian composer Peter Androsch in the imperial council hall of the Austrian parliament...