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Archive for March 11th, 2013

  • Accident claims dog’s life

    March 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police and firefighters responded to a traffic collision Monday between a pick-up truck and an 18-wheel semi at the intersection of Red Bridge Road and East US 380. Both drivers had worn their seatbelts and survived the crash. The driver of the pick-up truck,...

  • Names of fire victims released by SO

    March 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office released the names of the two victims who died in a fire last week as Raymond Steve Smith, 39, and his wife Sunny (Parker) Smith, 34. The fire occurred Wednesday morning at a residence in the 4900 block of South...

  • Man arrested on molestation charges

    March 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department greeted Victor Valdivia-Padilla, 47, Saturday when he arrived at the Roswell bus station from Mexico regarding a case that dates back to 2005. Following the police interview on Saturday, Padilla was arrested on three counts of...

  • Murder suspect arrested

    March 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police Department arrested Raymond Hobbs, 20, on charges of second degree murder for the shooting death of Tony Macks, 48. The victim was found in the alley along the 1600 block of South Mulberry Avenue. The homicide occurred a little before midnight...

  • Schools might be aided by new bills

    March 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    With the state Legislature scheduled to wrap up this week, there has been a flurry of activity at the Roundhouse. Here’s a brief look at some of the bills passed over the weekend: Friday, the Senate passed SB 464, sponsored by Sen. Gay Kernan, R-Hobbs,...

  • Police Blotter: Hospital patient accused of battery and assault

    March 11, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Battery / assault Police were dispatched to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, 405 West Country Club Road, Friday, after a patient who came into the emergency room became violent. The police records state the person battered two emergency room staff, one...

  • Dorothy Kaler

    March 11, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service celebrating the life of Dorothy Kaler, 85, who died Monday, March 11, 2013, at Casa Maria Health Care Center, is scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2013, at First United Methodist Church with Dr. Doug Mills of First United Methodist...

  • Thomas Howard Graves

    March 11, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park, for Thomas Howard Graves, 99, of Roswell, who passed away March 9, 2013. Harold Hobson will officiate. Thomas Howard Graves was born Nov. 23, 1913, in Louisville,...

  • Jose La Riva

    March 11, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    On Feb. 13, 2013, Jose passed away peacefully in Irvine, Calif., at the age of 87, after a long and courageous battle with Parkin-son’s disease. Jose was born Aug. 1, 1925, to Antonio and Genoveva La Riva in Roswell. He graduated from St. Michael’s High...

  • Billy R. Brady

    March 11, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial gathering for Billy Brady and his late wife Coy will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2013, from 4-6 p.m. at the family home. Billy passed away on March 9, 2013. Billy was born May 14, 1939, in Hagerman, to William Harrison Brady and Ocie Mae Brady...