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Archive for February 2nd, 2013

  • All Saints celebrates Mardi Gras

    February 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mary Kay Howell tries on clothing accessories during the All Saints Christian School’s Mardi Gras, Saturday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Costumed party-goers from throughout the community brought the carnival spirit to the Civic Center for the All Saints...

  • Veteran transport resumes Monday

    February 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    After a hiatus, the transportation unit formerly of the S.E.N.M. Vietnam Veterans of America Transportation Network is back in business and ready to resume services Monday. Now the SENM Veterans Transportation Network, the program began more than a decade ago...

  • School elections Tuesday; polls open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

    February 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    School board elections for the Roswell, Dexter, Hagerman and Lake Arthur school districts, and Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Community College Districts, will be held 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday. RISD incumbents Mackenzie Lee Hunt, Peggy S. Brewer and...

  • George Giron

    February 2, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for George Giron, 66, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at St. John’s Catholic Church, with Deacon Ernesto Martinez...

  • Billie Jo Pyeatt

    February 2, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services will be held for Billie Jo Pyeatt, 88, of Roswell, at 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in South Park Cemetery. Billie passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. Billie was born Feb. 8,...

  • Hawaii lawmakers propose shielding celeb privacy

    February 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image shows Hawaii Sen. Kalani English in chamber. English authored a bill that more than two-thirds of Hawaii’s state senators have signed onto; a bill to protect celebrities from paparazzi, giving them power to sue over unwanted beach...

  • Jude Law, Channing Tatum share Super Bowl plans

    February 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Channing Tatum attends the premiere of “Side Effects” hosted by the Cinema Society and Open Road Films on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — British actor Jude Law says he’ll be taking...

  • Lil Wayne has yet to watch Nicki Minaj on ‘Idol’

    February 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Recording artist Lil Wayne meets fans and celebrates his contemporary street wear apparel brand TRUKFIT at his hometown Macy’s on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) METARIE, La. (AP) — “American...

  • Well-known Lego brick sculptor coming to Utah

    February 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image provided by brickartist.com shows a sculpture made from LEGO pieces by artist, Nathan Sawaya. Beginning February 9, 2013, the Kimball Art Center, in Park City, Utah, will host The Art of the Brick® , an exhibition featuring more than 30...

  • Washington wins 3 trophies at NAACP Image Awards

    February 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Kerry Washington accepts the President’s award at the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kerry Washington was a triple threat at the...