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Archive for March 9th, 2013

  • Canines, companions cavort in Cahoon Park

    March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Macy, an Australian shepherd, and Tori the great dane, mingle during the Rio Pecos Kennel Club’s 7th annual Shamrock Wag-n-Walk at Cahoon Park, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Bella was able to keep her hat on long enough to sweep in and take first...

  • NMMI regents put Alumni on notice

    March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico Military Institute Board of Regents has issued a 30-day notice to its Alumni Association to provide audited financial statements or face banishment from campus — possibly ending a nearly 50-year partnership. Regent president Stephen...

  • City Council to vote on proposed pet ordinance, Thursday

    March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell City Council will be voting on a proposed city ordinance, Thursday, which will require permits for breeders, for owners of more than five animals and a litter permit for any pet owner who wishes to “sell, give away or dispose of” any animals in a...

  • Kenneth Ray Conklin

    March 9, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Kenneth “Kenny” Ray Conklin, 63, left peacefully to be with his Lord on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at his home in Colorado Springs, Colo. Kenneth was born on Feb. 8, 1950, in Roswell, to Nettie Marie and Littleton Hobbs Conklin. He married his high school...

  • June S. Blair

    March 9, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mrs. E. Frank Blair Jr. died Friday, March 8, 2013, in Albuquerque. A native of Roswell, June Blair was born April 25, 1926, the daughter of Henry C. and Versa Stephens Sorrells. She graduated from Roswell High School in 1943, where she ranked third in her...

  • Reporter faces life’s toughest deadline with book

    March 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Dec. 31, 2012 photo, Susan Spencer-Wendel sits in her backyard at her home in West Palm Beach, Fla., reading a printed copy of her book. All the time-stamped rigors of daily journalism are behind her, but the pace of Spencer-Wendel’s life has...

  • Valerie Harper to discuss cancer on ‘The Doctors’

    March 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This May 16, 2012 file photo shows actress Valerie Harper at the Friars Club Roast of Betty White in New York. The daytime talk show “The Doctors” said that Harper will appear on the show Monday to talk about her brain cancer. The...

  • Bieber resumes tour after scuffle, health problems

    March 9, 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...

  • Mont. man kills Sportsman Channel host, then self

    March 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image provided by the Whitefish, Mont., Police Department shows Wayne Bengston, who shot and killed the host of the Sportsman Channel show “A Rifleman’s Journal” while the TV personality was visiting the shooter’s wife....

  • Osbourne confirms seizure, tweets hospital photo

    March 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 file photo, TV personality Kelly Osbourne arrives at the 85th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Osbourne has been hospitalized after fainting on the set of E!’s “Fashion Police.” A spokeswoman...