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Archive for February, 2013

  • 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...

  • Review: Park Chan-wook’s lurid melodrama ‘Stoker’

    February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Matthew Goode, left, Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska, right, in a scene from “Stoker.” (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Pictures) A spider crawls up the leg of 18-year-old India Stoker (Mia...

  • Karen Mok finds answers on ‘Somewhere I Belong’

    February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Jan. 31, 2013 photo, Hong Kong actress Karen Mok poses during an interview at a hotel in Hong Kong. Mok wrestles with what’s been a life-long question for her on the title of her first English album, “Somewhere I Belong.” The Hong Kong pop diva...

  • Japanese disaster films highlight victims’ stories

    February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this image made from promotional footage for the film “Nuclear Nation” released by the 2012 Documentary Japan, Big River Films, Futaba mayor Katsutaka Idogawa, sixth from left in white jacket, poses with evacuees from Futaba town in front of...

  • Toni Morrison talks to Google about creativity

    February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Author Toni Morrison, right, speaks during an interview about her latest book “Home,” with host Torrence Boone during Google’s online series, “Authors At Google,” on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto...