Archive for March 6th, 2013

  • Fatal fire

    March 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Firefighters respond to a fatal fire at 4909 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Wednesday morning. According to authorities, two victims were overcome by heavy smoke. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

  • Roswell Tower survives, for now

    March 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Federal Aviation Administration has suspended its threat to close the Roswell Tower. Military and general avaition flights continued regular operations, Wednesday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Roswell International Air Center’s air traffic control tower will...

  • Tabled bill stays in committee

    March 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    An effort by a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives to bring a tabled driver’s license bill out of committee and onto the House floor failed Wednesday after a tie vote. Rep. Nate Gentry, R-Albuquerque, requested a “call of the house” for...

  • Jury acquits Terry Haley

    March 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    After less than two hours of deliberation, the jury acquitted Terry Haley on the charges of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and enticement of a child. The accusation stemmed from an incident that took place on Feb. 12, 2010, where Haley allegedly...

  • Police Blotter: Resident doesn’t fall for $3M, car call

    March 6, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    •Police were called to the 600 block of Sunrise Road, Tuesday, after a man received multiple phone calls from a Jamaica-based phone number. He was told that he had won $3 million and a Mercedes-Benz. He was instructed to obtain reloadable cash cards from...

  • Public Records: 3-7-13

    March 6, 2013 • Public RecordComments (0)

    Marriage Licenses March 1 Alexander R. Montano, 22, and Kristen Bristow, 23, both of Roswell. March 4 Eric J. Coll, 51, of Roswell, and Kelly Carter Idom, 52, of Franklin, Texas. Ryan M. Campbell, 27, and Rachel Elizabeth Bruno, 21, both of Bloomfield. Jordan...

  • David Meyer Stein

    March 6, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    David Meyer Stein, 92, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at the VA Hospital in Tucson, Ariz., after a lengthy illness. He was born Aug. 4, 1920, in North Wales, Pa., to Samuel and Rebecca Stein. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years Dorothy...

  • Mary Frances Busby

    March 6, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Mary Frances Busby, 93, of Roswell, who passed away on March 6, 2013. A complete announcement will be made when arrangements are finalized. Condolences can be offered online at

  • Melba Lee Caraway

    March 6, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Ballard Chapel, for Melba Lee Caraway, 94, who passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Mission Arch Care Center. The Rev. Donald Price will be officiating. Burial will follow in South...

  • Linklater, Green films join Tribeca lineup

    March 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

    This film image released by the Tribeca film Festival shows Alice Eve, left, and Stanley Tucci in a scene from “Some Velvet Morning,” a film that will be shown at the Tribeca Film Festival running April 17 through April 28, 2013 in New York. (AP...