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Archive for April 27th, 2013

  • Roswell hosts annual Girl Scout gathering

    April 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left: Alyssa Smith, Christina Brown, Anizia Barrera and Sienna Macias clown around during the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest annual Business Meeting at Christ’s Church, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell submitted the winning bid this...

  • Youth conference stresses civic leadership, speaking up

    April 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Youth Alliance Project Manager Moneka Stevens-Cordova encourages students to be proactive leaders in their communities, at the Regional Youth Conference, Saturday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) In an effort to encourage middle and high school students to...

  • Paul Garland Hubbard

    April 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Paul Garland Hubbard passed away on April 10, 2013, in Albuquerque. Paul was born in Roswell, on Sept. 30, 1943, to Charlie and Mary Hubbard. He lived most of his life in Roswell and was an Army veteran. Paul is survived by his son Paul Richard Hubbard, of...

  • Jesse Lofton

    April 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held at a later date for Jesse Lofton, 77, of Roswell, who passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at his home. Jesse was born in Mangum, Okla., on Dec. 16, 1935, to Whitey and Mae Cole Lofton. Jesse’s father passed away in 1936,...

  • Virgil Thomas Burns

    April 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Virgil Thomas Burns, 90, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Dexter, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013. He was born March 12, 1923, in Pittsburg, Okla., to John T. and E. Rutonse (Walker) Burns. Virgil served in the Army during World War II and received...

  • 4 girls who play ‘Matilda’ snubbed by Tonys

    April 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Nov. 15, 2012 file photo shows, from left, Milly Shapiro, Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence and Bailey Ryon, the four actresses who share the starring role in “Matilda the Musical” on Broadway, outside the Shubert Theatre in New...

  • Billy Currington dumped as All-Star pre-race act

    April 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this undated photo released by the Chatham County (Ga.) Sheriff’s office, Billy Currington poses for a photo. Currington, 39, may have videotaped himself chasing a 70-year-old tour boat captain along a coastal Georgia creek and threatening to...

  • ‘South Park’ creator skips Kauai court hearing

    April 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 16, 2011 file photo, “South Park” co-creator, Trey Parker, poses for a portrait in New York. Trial has been delayed for a man accused of burglarizing Parker’s home on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, because Parker...

  • 2 engineers held in Bangladesh building collapse

    April 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Bangladeshi rescuers work to pull down rubble at the site of a building that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, April 26, 2013. More than two days after their factory collapsed on them, at least some garment workers were still alive...

  • Fired Oregon officer: Alcoholism was a disability

    April 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Former Gresham, Ore., police officer Jason Servo speaks at his attorney’s office in Portland, Ore., Friday, April 26, 2013. Servo, fired for driving drunk in an unmarked police car while off-duty in January, 2011, has filed a $6 million lawsuit against...