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Archive for April 21st, 2013

  • Kerry pushes Turkey-Israel rapprochement

    April 21, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu point toward the Bosporus before a working lunch in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, April 21, 2013. Wrapping up a 24-hour visit to Istanbul, Kerry on Sunday sought to cement and...

  • Kebede wins London Marathon amid tight security

    April 21, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS KEBEDE’S COUNTRY TO ETHIOPIA Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia crosses the line to win the men’s London Marathon in the Mall, in London, Sunday, April 21, 2013. A defiant, festive mood prevailed Sunday as the London Marathon began on a glorious...

  • Reese Witherspoon charged with disorderly conduct

    April 21, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    This combination of undated photo provided by the City of Atlanta Department of Corrections shows Reese Witherspoon, left, her husband James Toth. The Oscar-winning actress was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after a state trooper said she...

  • Officials: At least 185 killed in Nigeria attack

    April 21, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this image shot with a mobile phone, a young girl stands amid the burned ruins of Baga, Nigeria, on Sunday, April 21, 2013. Fighting between Nigeria’s military and Islamic extremists killed at least 185 people in a fishing community in the...

  • David Arthur Bidwell

    April 21, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

             David Arthur Bidwell A graveside service with military honors is scheduled for David Arthur Bidwell, 81, of Roswell, at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday, April 21, 2013, from 12 to 8 p.m.,...

  • Clara Foster

    April 21, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Clara Foster Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at South Park Cemetery, for Clara Foster, 101, of Lubbock, formerly of Roswell, who passed away April 18, 2013. The Rev. Vern Edmondson will officiate. Clara was born July 15,...

  • Johnson relates shop break-in; refuses to cower to burglar

    April 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Patty Johnson, co-owner of Barringer’s Blossom Shop and Johnson Jewelers, shows off the new metal gate on the shop’s back door. Jill McLaughlin Photo Patty Johnson was taking care of paperwork on a Sunday night in March in the back office of her shop as...

  • Three fantastic events during one weekend under one sky

    April 21, 2013 • VistasComments Off

    Breaking with all previous conventions, the upcoming Party on the River/Fiesta del Rio will be three major events wrapped into one; set to collide where they’ve never been presented before. Party on the River/Fiesta del Rio is scheduled for May 4 from...

  • Postal reforms remain undelivered

    April 21, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night prevent reforms of the U.S. Postal Service. Instead, it’s a lack of will by Congress and bureaucratic inertia at a public agency that has not met the challenge of private competition. At a congressional...

  • Bombing suspect not yet charged

    April 21, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    AP Photo During a vigil for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, in Watertown, Mass., Saturday. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has a range of legal options in the Boston Marathon bombings, and they could include seeking the death penalty...