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Archive for February 26th, 2013

  • World’s postal services struggle with lower demand

    February 26, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 photo, postman John Lahmert delivers mail in rural Otaki, New Zealand. New Zealand is considering cutting letter deliveries from six days a week to three as global demand for postal services dwindles. (AP Photo/Nick Perry) OTAKI,...

  • Brief snow surprise

    February 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mother Nature treated Roswell with a brief glimpse of winter, providing a light lacework of snow upon the trees, Monday morning. With the 20 mph winds, the temperature struggled to achieve 50 degrees, much less the 55 degrees that had been predicted. (Jessica...

  • Water bill to increase 22% starting in March

    February 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    In March, homeowners will pay 22.11 percent more for water and sewer services, following an ordinance recently passed by City Council. The rates will again increase in 2014 by 7.69 percent. In 2015, they will increase by 7.13 percent and by 6.67 percent in...

  • Horse anti-doping bill passes

    February 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico House of Representatives passed Monday a bill, sponsored by Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell, that would create a fund in the state treasury for the testing of race horses. HB 187, which passed the House floor unanimously, is an effort to...

  • Roswell woman sought following chase

    February 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The police are seeking Roswell woman Carrie Flores, 22. Flores nearly rammed a police car as she escaped from officers who came to a residence on the 600 block of Hickory Drive to serve a warrant. She drove through a yard and swerved toward a second officer...

  • Police Blotter: Three TVs taken Sunday

    February 26, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary • Police were called to the 800 block of North Atkinson Avenue, Sunday, where subjects broke into a residence and took three television sets, valued at $608. • Police were dispatched to the Mirador Apartments, Saturday, after subjects entered the...

  • Rabies clinic this Sunday

    February 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Veterinary Medical Association will hold its annual Rabies Clinic on Sunday. The CCVMA will supply the talent while the Roswell Fire Department swings open the doors to Fire Stations 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6, welcoming their furry friends to get...

  • Public Records: 2-26-13

    February 26, 2013 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Feb. 13 William E. Abbott, 21, and Stacy A. Swerczek, 24, both of Roswell. Cecil B. Riley, 50, and Kelly R. Loveland, 44, both of Roswell. Paul A. Urbina, 30, and Susan McDonald, 25, both of Roswell. Feb. 14 Faustino F. Ortiz, 30, and Kayla...

  • Nina Taylor

    February 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Nina Perry Taylor of Lincoln was called to her heavenly home on Feb. 25, 2013, at the age of 98. Born Dec. 26,1914, to Elzy and Mayme Perry at the Glencoe homestead of her grandparents, George and Phoebe Coe. Nina received her early education in Glencoe...

  • Emiterio Pino Peralta

    February 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Our beloved Dad, Grandpo and brother passed away Feb. 23, surrounded by daughters and grandchildren after a long, courageous battle with emphysema. A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Ballard Chapel. Mass is scheduled at 10 a.m.,...