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Archive for March 7th, 2013

  • Navy aviators train at Roswell

    March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lt. Cmdr. Shalen “Sugar” Cain, the officer in charge of training 70 U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aviators at RIAC, stands beside a T-34C. The training will continue through April. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Navy and Marine aviators learning to fly over Roswell...

  • NM House approves PTSD bill

    March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The state House of Representatives, Thursday, unanimously passed a bill that would create a program to treat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder using virtual reality therapy. Under House Bill 36, sponsored by Rep. Dianne Hamilton, R-Silver City, the...

  • Society receives unexpected donation

    March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Seven puppies of the 11 dogs abandoned outside the Roswell Humane Society that were found Tuesday morning after spending the night in 30-degree temperatures. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Roswell Humane Society received a surprise, Tuesday, in the form of seven...

  • Officials investigate fire

    March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the New Mexico State Fire Marshal are investigating the cause of the Wednesday’s fire that left two people dead. Deputy District Attorney Michael Murphy went to the residence in the 4900 block of...

  • Police Blotter: Stores foil attempted 5-finger discounts

    March 7, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police responded to a call from Target, 2725 N. Main St., Wednesday, after loss prevention noticed a known subject on security video taking three pieces of jewelry, valued at around $70, and putting them into his pocket. •Police were dispatched to Kmart,...

  • Emergency Response at NMMI today

    March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Military Institute, the Roswell Police Department, the New Mexico State Police, Pecos Valley Communications Dispatch, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, Chaves County Office of Emergency Management, will conduct an Emergency Response Exercise...

  • Jewel McCary Harp

    March 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    No services are scheduled at this time for Jewel McCary Harp, 95, of Roswell, who passed away March 6, 2013. Jewel was born to John and Tenie Kirby McCary, on Oct. 28, 1917, at her family’s ranch in Young County, Texas. She lived there with her parents and...

  • Paula F. Talbert

    March 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Paula F. Talbert, 49, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at her home in Roswell. She was born on July 11, 1963, in Denison, Iowa, to Richard and Louise Talbert. Paula grew up in Riverbank, Calif., and moved with her parents to Roswell in 1979. She was a...

  • Bieber recovering after fainting at London concert

    March 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, March 4, 2013 file photo, Canadian singer Justin Bieber performs at the O2 Arena in east London. Bieber is recovering after fainting backstage at a concert in London. A spokeswoman for Bieber said Thursday, March 7, 2013, that the...

  • Review: Holland Taylor’s ‘Ann’ a sweet valentine

    March 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This theater image released by The Hartman Group shows Holland Taylor as former Texas Gov. Ann Richards during a performance of “Ann.” (AP Photo/The Hartman Group) NEW YORK (AP) — One important rule before putting on a one-person show must...