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Archive for April 18th, 2013

  • Teresa Romero

    April 18, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Teresa Romero A vigil and rosary will be recited for Teresa F. Romero, 85, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., at the Santa Fe...

  • Leo Fajardo Jr.

    April 18, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory for Leo Fajardo Jr., 65, who passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in Houston. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...

  • William Roberts

    April 18, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    William Burchard Roberts, 72, of Roswell, passed away April 17, 2013. A complete announcement will be made at a later date. Condolences can be offered online at lagronefuneralchapels.com. Arrangements are under the personal directions of the professionals at...

  • Local singer celebrates libraries

    April 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Eva McCollaum performed at the Roswell Public Library, Wednesday. Jill McLaughlin Photo Singer Eva McCollaum entertained a quiet crowd Wednesday, but only because most of her audience was busy reading. As part of National Library Week, the Roswell Public...

  • Curtis fire forces evac

    April 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lincoln National Forest fire crews battled a blaze Wednesday night that forced residential evacuations near Mayhill. The Curtis fire was reported just before 3:30 p.m. some two miles southwest of Mayhill near Curtis Canyon, north of Hwy. 130, according to...

  • Vehicle stolen, then returned without plates

    April 18, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were dispatched twice to the 900 block of West Summit Street. The first time on Monday when a Yahama 4-wheeler was stolen. The following day the victim called to report the 4-wheeler had been returned but the license plates were missing. •Police...

  • Family loses all when fire destroys home

    April 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A little after midnight on Monday, Ruth and Nicholas Rubio’s lives where changed forever when their home, in the 200 block of Harris Road caught fire. Ruth said that the family was lucky because a roommate noticed the smoke and woke them. She tried to put...

  • RPD busts duo on multiple charges

    April 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department arrested Armando Rodriguez, 19, and one juvenile, Sunday, on charges of armed robbery, aggravated battery, and tampering with evidence. In addition, Rodriquez was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The...

  • Tribeca fest dedicated to Boston on opening night

    April 18, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Richard Belzer attends the premiere of “Mistaken For Strangers” during the opening night of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday April 17, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival...

  • Media frenzy on marathon investigation

    April 18, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A heavily armed United States Marshall stands guard outside the Moakley Federal Court House in Boston after the building was evacuated, Wednesday, April 17, 2013. The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington says the courthouse was evacuated due to a bomb threat....