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Archive for February 27th, 2013

  • Robin Troublefield

    February 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A graveside service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Hagerman Cemetery, for Robin Camille Troublefield, 67, who passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Lubbock, Texas. Brother Gayland Isaacs, of Artesia, will officiate....

  • The Librarian in the Hat

    February 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kate Keith of the Roswell Public Library reads from Dr. Suess, celebrating the upcoming birthday of the children’s author, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Roswell Tower on hit list

    February 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell International Airport may lose its federally operated control tower if President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders fail to avoid the budget sequestration by the end of Friday. Some 30 workers, from cleaners to Federal Aviation Administration air...

  • Senate OKs fee, wording change

    February 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The state Senate voted 41-0 Tuesday to pass a bill, sponsored by Sen. Gay Kernan, R-Hobbs, that would reduce the cost for an exam to receive a high school equivalency diploma. SB 183 would replace the term “GED” with “High School Equivalency Diploma”...

  • Senate committee to hear fracking bill

    February 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The state Senate Conservation Committee is scheduled to hear a bill at 2 p.m. today that would ban horizontal hydraulic fracturing in New Mexico. SB 547, sponsored by Sen. William Soules, D-Las Cruces, would amend the Oil and Gas Act to prohibit the practice...

  • RAC honors Larry Hansen’s service

    February 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    John Hansen, seated, Jason Perry and Tom Jennings attend a dedication for a bench honoring John’s father, Larry Hansen at the Roswell Adult Center, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Family, friends and admirers of Larry Hansen gathered Wednesday at...

  • Police Blotter: Diners lose unguarded items

    February 27, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police received a walk-in report of theft, Tuesday. The couple stated that they went to Subway, 1701 W. Second. The diners left a jacket and a pair of Oakley glasses at a table and went to order their meal. When they returned, they discovered the items,...

  • Patricia Ann Deets

    February 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Grace Community Church, for Patricia Ann Deets, 81, who passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Artesia General Hospital surrounded by her loved ones. The Rev. Rick Hale will be...

  • Garland Crenshaw

    February 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2013, at South Park Cemetery, for Garland “Ray” Crenshaw, 55, of Roswell, who passed away on Feb. 26, 2013. The Rev. Rick Hale of Grace Community Church will officiate. Ray was born April 6,...

  • Fannie Joe Dansby

    February 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    We are rejoicing with Fannie Joe Capps Dansby, who left to be with her Lord and Savior on Feb. 26, 2013. She began her life, in Cuervo, on April 29, 1930. She was born to Lloyd H. Capps and Sarah Jane Capps. The family later moved to House, where she spent...