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Archive for February 28th, 2013

  • Pirtle’s SB455 heads to floor

    February 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The state Senate Judiciary Committee voted 9-0 Wednesday to pass a bill, sponsored by Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Roswell, that would require traffic citations to be “filed in the county or district in which the offense occurred.” Pirtle has said such an the...

  • RISD School Board retreat addresses safety, security

    February 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    In the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary, the RISD School Board’s annual retreat held at Bitter Lake, Thursday, placed school safety and security as top priority. Director of Support Services Joe Baca gave an assessment of the district’s...

  • March for Babies set for April 13

    February 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left, Kade Richburg and Kaleb Gluff snack on pretzels and chips while attending the March of Dimes March for Babies kickoff event with their mothers at Pioneer Bank, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Pioneer Bank hosted Thursday a March of Dimes event to...

  • Habitat for Humanity begins 14th home

    February 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Habitat for Humanity’s latest partners are ready for a permanent trip to the “Beech.” Habitat broke ground for its 14th house in 18 years, Thursday, and will soon provide shelter for Marisol Vargas and her three sons at 1106 E. Beech St. Vargas has been...

  • Police Blotter: Perps nick $15K in AC units from church

    February 28, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to St. Paul’s Ministry, 300 N. Missouri Ave., Wednesday, where subjects removed two Air Ease air conditioning units, valued at $15,000 from a fenced-in area behind the church. •Police were dispatched to G Street, Wednesday, after...

  • Public Records: 3-1-13

    February 28, 2013 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Jan. 23 Rey Francisco Vega-Mendoza, 21, and Nayeli S. Solis-Cano, 19, both of Roswell. Jan. 24 Christopher Kelly, 18, and Lacie J. Clements, 17, both of Roswell. Jan. 25 Lee L. Montez, 53, and Mary L. Ratliff, 27, both of Roswell. Stuart...

  • Dinah Medrano

    February 28, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held for Dinah Medrano, 46, of Roswell, at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Bobby Barnett officiating. Dinah passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, surrounded by the love of...

  • Colene J. Adkins

    February 28, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held for Colene J. Adkins, 83, of Roswell, at 2 p.m., Friday, March 8, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Sharp officiating. She passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Colene was born Aug. 12, 1929, in...

  • Lanvin, Nina Ricci, Balmain are ladylike on day 3

    February 28, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Model wears creations by designer Alber Elbaz for Lanvin’s Ready to Wear Fall-Winter 2013-2014 fashion collection, presented, Thursday, Feb.28, 2013 in Paris. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) PARIS (AP) — First it was Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo who...

  • Rodman tells Kim Jong Un he has ‘friend for life’

    February 28, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and former NBA star Dennis Rodman watch North Korean and U.S. players in an exhibition basketball game at an arena in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Rodman arrived in Pyongyang on Monday with three...