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Archive for February 26th, 2013

  • Virginia Runion

    February 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled at 10 a.m., Friday, March 1, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Virginia Runion, 75, of Roswell, who passed away on Feb. 15, 2013. The Rev. Troy Grant of Berrendo Baptist Church will officiate. Virginia was born on May 11,...

  • Ride ’em, cowboy!

    February 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Doc Dison of Las Cruces and his steer Blizzard acknowledge passers-by while promoting the Gold N’ Cash Roundup location at 1107 S. Main St.#, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Armed school staffers?

    February 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The state’s Senate Education Committee is scheduled to hear a bill at 8 a.m. today that would allow up to three school employees to carry a concealed handgun on school property. State law prohibits anyone from carrying guns on school property, except police...

  • RFD suspects arson in Mulberry fires

    February 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Fire Department investigators suspect arson in a recent spate of fires that have occurred along the 1400 block of South Mulberry Avenue. Fire Marshal Bill Wells said, “It’s no coincidence that we have had four structure fires in a one-block area...

  • Marshalls coming to Mall in fall

    February 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell area shoppers should soon have a new national retail store and a tasty dessert shop to visit at the Roswell Mall. Plans are in place for the mega, off-price retailer Marshalls to open a 25,000-square-foot store next to Hobby Lobby in the fall mall...

  • 60 attend Watch meeting

    February 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    More than 60 members of Neighborhood Watch gathered to meet City Counselor Jason Perry, and Deputy Chiefs Brad McFadin and Philip Smith at Fulkerson Services, Thursday. The RPD Criminal Investigation Division’s Detective Albert Aldana joined the deputy...

  • Road closures: 2-27-13

    February 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation began road repairs to seal cracks in the pavement this week on Second Street. Routes scheduled for repairs include U.S. 380, U.S. 70, U.S. 54, U.S. 82, U.S. 62/180, U.S. 60, N.M. 82, N.M. 128, and N.M. 48. Drivers...

  • Police Blotter: Vandals hit Discount Tire

    February 26, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police responded to an alarm call at Discount Tire, 3701 N. Main St. around 1:15 a.m. Thursday. The officer observed multiple windows shot out and bullet holes in the structure. A representative of the company said the damages exceeded $14,000. Larceny...

  • Camilo “Milo” Juarez

    February 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Camilo “Milo” Juarez, 30, of Dexter, at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m., Friday, March 1, 2013, at South Park Cemetery, with the Rev. Charlie...

  • Sean Penn calls progress in Haiti ‘extraordinary’

    February 26, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actor-director Sean Penn gestures as he participates in a discussion at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Mass. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 regarding Haiti in the wake of a devastating earthquake three years ago. Penn is...