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Archive for April 20th, 2013

  • Supreme Court cases put spotlight on gay parenting

    April 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – Estevan Garcia, left, and William Sherr pose for a portrait with their children Jared Sherr-Garcia, 12, right, Bette Sherr-Garcia, 5, center, and Miles Sherr-Garcia, 10, at their home in New York...

  • Midwestern river cities brace for floodwaters

    April 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A restaurant sits surrounded by floodwater Saturday, April 20, 2013, in Louisiana, Mo. Communities along the Mississippi River and other rain-engorged waterways are waging feverish bids to hold back floodwaters that may soon approach record levels. (AP...

  • There’s always Time for CASA Kids

    April 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gabriella Sing exits a photo booth with her 1-month-old brother Nicky during the 11th annual CASA Make Time for Kids, Friday, at the Roswell Convention Center. Mark Wilson Photo Members of the Roswell community packed the city’s Convention and Civic Center...

  • Gun vote was a beginning, not an end

    April 20, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    When President Barack Obama on Thursday in Boston referred to “small, stunted individuals who would destroy instead of build,” he was talking about terrorists. He was talking about the person or people who planted the two bombs that destroyed the pure joy...

  • Bomb suspect captured

    April 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    People cheer passing police after the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass., Friday. AP Photo WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A 19-year-old Massachusetts college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombing was captured hiding out...

  • Hispano Chamber president Romo Villegas enjoys community involvement

    April 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Romo Villegas Saturday Spotlight Family, service and community provide a foundation for life for Hispano Chamber of Commerce President Romo Villegas. He says his six-year-old son, Dominic, a big motivator. “My son and I buy bundles of gloves and hats every...

  • Hospice more than ‘end of life care’

    April 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    VistaCare volunteers do everything from office work to visiting patients. Pictured from left to right: Norma Hannah, Kathy Rumbaugh, Sally Pretti, Durema Kestner, Lisa Ballard, Penny Briseno, Dennis Pollock, Lynn Moore, Cecil Kimberlin, June Stanley, Marilyn...

  • James M. Hudson takes 5th District Court bench

    April 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courtesy Photo Judge James M. Hudson More than 150 people squeezed into Courtroom 1 inside the Chaves County District Court, Friday, to witness the formal investiture of Judge James M. Hudson, who is taking over for late Judge Ralph D. Shamas. Many had...

  • Horace Edward Tays

    April 20, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Horace Edward Tays 1934-2013 LOS LUNAS — Ed was born in Roswell, on May 15, 1934, where he grew up and went to school. He passed away on April 18, 2013. He served in the U.S. Navy from May 1953 until June 1956, when he was released to inactive duty until...

  • Perps nick game, purse, Bible

    April 20, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to the 1400 block of South Garden Avenue, Thursday, after subjects entered two vehicles. From one they took a video game valued at $135; from the second, a purse and a Bible. •Police were dispatched to the 3400 block of South Union...