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Archive for March 26th, 2013

  • NM court allows retrial in beating death of horse

    March 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A horse trainer can be prosecuted a third time on charges that he beat a colt to death with a whip handle in 2006, New Mexico’s highest court ruled Monday. The state Supreme Court said double jeopardy protections and the statute...

  • Roswell airport gets a new parking lot

    March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mayor Del Jurney and Roswell Airport Manager Jennifer Brady prepare to cut the ribbon on the new long-term parking lot at the facility Monday, with help from members of the Roswell Red Coats. (Courtesy Photo) City officials gathered Monday for a ribbon...

  • Man with criminal history arrested at NM border

    March 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say a Mexican man with a criminal history has been arrested at the New Mexico border. U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Santa Teresa Border Patrol Station said Monday that 38-year-old Isaac Mata Vizcarra was...

  • Navajo broadband network nearing completion

    March 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A nearly $46 million project to spread a broadband network across the Navajo Nation is in its final stages. Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Wireless is testing its project in select locations on the reservation, which features vast...

  • Conditions improve on highways in northern NM

    March 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    RATON, N.M. (AP) — Driving conditions are improving on northern New Mexico highways where drivers faced snow and ice in some places earlier Monday. The Department of Transportation is either upgrading its ratings for the affected highways or deleting those...

  • 21 dogs from same home seized; 18 euthanized

    March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Animal Services went to North Sherman Street, Friday, after they received a call about five dogs from a single home running lose. Animal Control officers captured not only the five dogs, but an additional 16 dogs were discovered inside the home being kept in...

  • Police: Man stole woman’s truck from NM church

    March 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUEREQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say a man is facing charges after he stole a woman’s pick-up from an Albuquerque church parking lot. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/X1iJfa) that 32-year-old Manuel Torrez stole the woman’s truck as the woman was...

  • Police Blotter: Credit card fraud averted; two incidents of shoplifting at Target

    March 26, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Fraud Police were dispatched to South Wildy Street, Friday, to take a report of fraud. The victim told officials a visitor took a credit card and attempted to use it. He had received notification from his bank about unauthorized charges. Shoplifting Police...

  • Miguel Gonzales

    March 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held for Miguel Gonzales, 77, of Roswell, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ron Fuller officiating. Miguel passed away on Friday, March 22, 2013, in Lubbock, Texas. Miguel was born...

  • Inez Jones

    March 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Inez was born in Boynton, Okla., on Sept. 12, 1928, to the late Gertrude Espy-Palmer-Richardson and Luther Palmer. She was the fourth child born to this union. She has one sister Nada Mae Heard and three brothers, Grover Palmer, Leon Palmer, a deceased...