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Archive for May 3rd, 2013

  • Reminder to residents

    May 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The City of Roswell Code Enforcement is reminding residents of an amendment to the city code concerning the casual sale of motor vehicles adopted by City Council during its regular meeting April 11. The amendment states that only residents of Chaves County...

  • Dance, Dance Revolution

    May 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    In a unique mix of cultures, La Villa celebrated Cinco de Mayo Friday with a traditional Mexican dance performed by in-house talent Rhonda Sedillo and a Hawaiian performance by the Sweet Lailani Kipuka Hula group. Sweet Lailani members Marla Higginbotham,...

  • Boyer, AirRageous all the rage at WAES

    May 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    School children at Washington Avenue Elementary School watch a hot air balloon prepare for flight. (Mark Wilson Photo) The air is a crisp 37 degrees as the sun starts to illuminate the grassy field of Washington Avenue Elementary School. In preparation for...

  • Altrusa conference taking over RCCC

    May 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Altrusa International of Roswell hosts clubs from within and out of state this weekend during the 58th annual Altrusa District 10 Conference at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. The three-day conference brings together members from the district’s 15...

  • Saturday Spotlight: Stewart enjoying the unexpected journey

    May 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sandra Stewart Sandra Stewart never thought she would grow up to run a jail. But for the past 12 years, the mother of three grown children has done just that. As the administrator of the Chaves County Adult Detention Center, Stewart has been so successful...

  • Police Blotter: Cash, ID and cross stolen from vehicle at Budget Inn

    May 3, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police responded to Budget Inn, 2110 N. Main St., Friday, where subjects entered an unlocked vehicle and took an undisclosed amount of cash, identification and a wooden cross. The items were valued at $415. • Police were called to the 3000 block of Catalina...

  • William Frederick Reeder

    May 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services for William Fredrick Reeder, 96, are scheduled for 3 p.m, Sunday, May 5, at Beehive Homes, located at 2903 Washington Ave. He passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013. Bill was born April 3, 1917, to Charles F. Reeder and Zoe Ann Reeder in...

  • Helen Brinker

    May 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A private gathering with friends and family will be held at a later date for Helen Brinker, age 78, who passed away on April 29, 2013, at a local hospital. Helen was born on Dec. 7, 1934, in Roswell, to Ona and Leola Ethel Thompson. They have both preceded...

  • Sen. Don Benton hired for Clark County job

    May 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan 14, 2013 photo, Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, shakes hands on the opening day of the 2013 legislative session. Benton was picked Wednesday, May 1, 2013, to become Clark County’s director of environmental services. The position...

  • Steven Spielberg to direct ‘American Sniper’

    May 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – in this March 28, 2013 file photo, actor Bradley Cooper attends the premiere of Focus Features’ “The Place Beyond The Pines” at the Landmark Sunshine Theater in New York. Steven Spielberg has his sights set on his next film. A...