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Archive for March 1st, 2013

  • Schools devote day to colorful food, fish, cat

    March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kindergartners at Pecos Elementary wait for their Green Eggs and Ham storytime and Dr. Suess birthday party, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) From there to here, from here to there, Dr. Seuss was everywhere! Kindergarteners in the Roswell Independent...

  • Cops bust Duran after long chase

    March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Sammy Duran The Roswell Police Department and Chaves County Sheriff’s Office arrested Sammy Duran, 18, Thursday, after a pursuit that started on Lea Avenue and McGaffey Street and took officials along Wildy, South Main, Southeast Main, Poe, Hobbs and Church...

  • Dolores Villa of J.O.Y. Center: We’re all a family here

    March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Dolores Villa (Noah Vernau Photo) Dolores Villa knows a win-win situation when she sees one. As director of the Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs at the Chaves County J.O.Y. Center, Villa employs senior volunteers who provide the kind of care...

  • Valley Meat: Feds may allow horse slaughter

    March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The attorney for Valley Meat Co. said Friday that the local slaughterhouse may soon be able to start processing horse meat, as government officials have indicated it may receive a grant of inspection. For more than a year, Valley Meat Co. has had an...

  • State will keep DST

    March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The state Senate Public Affairs Committee voted Friday to table a bill, sponsored by Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Roswell, that would have exempted New Mexico from observing daylight saving time. Pirtle said the U.S. government allows each state to exempt itself from...

  • Chaves, 22 more qualify for aid

    March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Due to damages and losses caused by the state’s ongoing drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated several counties in New Mexico as natural disaster areas, Wednesday. The 12 primary counties are Bernalillo, Grant, Luna, Sierra, Catron, Hidalgo,...

  • Police Blotter: Gun, electronics go missing

    March 1, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were dispatched to the 200 block of South Poplar Avenue, Thursday. The victim reported that a 42-inch Emerson TV, a Playstation 3 with controller, a Canon waterproof digital camera and a Charles Daily shotgun were missing from a shed. The officer...

  • Public Records: 3-2-13

    March 1, 2013 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Feb. 20 Joseph F. Espinoza, 33, of Norfolk, and Kimberly R. Folse, 30, of Albuquerque. Feb. 21 Joe Trujillo, 42, and Lisa A. Hutcheson, 40, both of Clovis. Jack Christopher Anaya, 30, of Hobbs, and Diana B. Chavez, 45, of Albuquerque. Mario...

  • Billie Francis Stewart

    March 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral Services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, March 3, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Billie Francis Stewart, 93, of Roswell, who passed away on Feb. 28, 2013. The Rev. Phil Quintana of Calvary Chapel Church will officiate. Billie was born July 27,...

  • Ageless Giggs set to reach another milestone

    March 1, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Manchester United’s Ryan Giggs, left, fights for the ball with Queens Park Rangers’ Adel Taarabt, center, during a English Premier League soccer match at Loftus Road ground in London, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Manchester United won the match 2-0....