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Archive for February 8th, 2013

  • Musician, businessman Palacios takes on ‘a little bit of everything’

    February 8, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ismael Palacios Recent headlines have caused many to worry about American youth. Meanwhile, those who work quietly to get an education, volunteer and become involved in their community rarely grace the front pages. Ismael Palacios is an example of a young man...

  • Ezzell sponsors memorial, says chicken listing would ‘kill our jobs’

    February 8, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The House Agriculture and Water Resources Committee voted unanimously Friday to pass a memorial sponsored by Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell, that opposes the listing of the lesser prairie chicken. House Memorial 21 would request that the U.S. Fish and...

  • Go get yer pets! Adoption Day events take place this weekend

    February 8, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Petco and Tractor Supply will host events for National Adoption Day this weekend. Petco, 4301 N Main St., will participate with an Adoption Rally on both Saturday and Sunday, where the Roswell Humane Society will set up a display so that animal lovers can...

  • Police Blotter: Subjects steal batteries, cable

    February 8, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Larceny Police were dispatched to the 5300 block of N. Main, Thursday, where subjects removed two 12-volt batteries from an excavator, one crossover cable for the batteries, and one 12-volt battery from a loader. The items were valued at $830. Burglary Police...

  • Josephine Chaves

    February 8, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held for Josephine Chaves, 90, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Sam Chaves officiating. She passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. Josephine was born Nov. 18, 1922, to Jose and...

  • Manuel Segura

    February 8, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled for 10:30 am, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church for Manuel Segura, 83, who passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at his home in Dexter. He will be lying in state Sunday from Noon until 7 p.m. at Ballard...

  • Guatemala declares national coffee emergency

    February 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A coffee worker holds a handful of coffee beans just picked on a coffee plantation in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. Guatemala’s President Otto Perez Molina has declared a national emergency over the spread coffee rust, a fungus that...

  • Wash. proposal restricts buying, deploying drones

    February 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This April 27, 2012, photo shows the Draganflyer X6 helicopter in Seattle. The mayor of Seattle is ending the police department’s drone program after local residents protested, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Alan Berner) MAGS OUT;...

  • Kids rewarded for good manners at Wash. restaurant

    February 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo provided by Laura King shows the King family, from left, Chris, Miles, Sydney, Laura and Elle. To Laura King, her three children were acting normal while enjoying dinner at the Italian restaurant in their hometown in Washington state. But staffers...

  • Venezuela sharply devalues its currency

    February 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 24, 2007 file photo, a woman looks at oversized versions of the new Venezuelan currency, coined the ‘Strong Bolivar’ in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuela’s government announced Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, that it is devaluing...