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Archive for May 10th, 2013

  • Man seeks refuge in cop’s home

    May 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Roswell Police officer received a surprise Monday, when a 54-year-old male broke into his home around 5 a.m. The officer said he heard the sound of breaking glass and confronted the subject, Kenneth Oliver, with a gun. Oliver told the officer that he was...

  • Cheers, diplomas and fireworks

    May 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    ENMU-R graduates prepare for commencement ceremonies at the Wool Bowl, Friday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Dressed in caps and gowns, more than 350 students entered a new stage of their lives Friday as they crossed the stage during Eastern New Mexico...

  • Weather doesn’t keep Walkers for Hope away

    May 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Phyllis Lester and fellow cancer survivors line up to begin the fourth annual Walk for Hope Cancer Walk at Cielo Grande, Friday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) The sea of pink, red and blue T-shirts gathered around the stage at Cielo Grande Park Friday night...

  • Melvin Montoya is retired, but not ready to stop working

    May 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Melvin Montoya wears a smile and his ever-present cowboy hat. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) A true working-man, Melvin Montoya won’t let a little thing like retirement slow him down. Though he recently retired after 26 years as road foreman at the Chaves County...

  • Bullying in schools Town Hall set for 5/16

    May 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    S.O.Y. Mariachi and the Hispano Chamber of Commerce will hold a Town Hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. on May 16, at the S.O.Y. Mariachi building, 702 S. Grand Ave. The topic under discussion will be bullying in the schools. This will be the second time that the HCOC...

  • Police Blotter: Vandals break security light

    May 10, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were dispatched to Spanish Calvary Baptist Church, 600 E. Tilden St., Thursday, where a security light was broken. The damages were estimated at $200. Incident •Police received a report of possible mail theft in 100 block of South Delaware Avenue,...

  • Public Records: 5-11-13

    May 10, 2013 • Public RecordComments Off

    Divorces Filed March 25 Sergio Robles vs Santana Nicole Robles Final April 22 Devette Ann Aragon vs Shelby D. Aragon Final April 29 Hermina Aguilar vs Orlando Lara-Avalos Patricia Basso vs Michael Basso Angela Marie Martinez-Sumner vs Jeremiah Johnathon...

  • Jorge Valenzuela

    May 10, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A gathering of friends will be on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel, at 3 p.m. for Jorge Alfonso Valenzuela, 71, of Roswell, who passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013, due to a long fight with Lewy’s Body Disease. Jorge was cremated per...

  • Darlene Brady

    May 10, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Darlene Brady, of Midland, Texas, formerly of Roswell, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 6, 2013, in Laughlin, Nev., at the age of 81. She was born May 6, 1932, on a farm west of Minco, Okla., the ninth of 12 children of Jesse and Lillie (Hacker)...

  • NBC bringing back ‘Ironside,’ renewing ‘Community’

    May 10, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This March 7, 2011 file photo shows actor Blair Underwood is interviewed in New York. NBC is announcing a new comedy for fall from “Scrubs” creator Bill Lawrence and an updating of the ’70s cop drama “Ironside.” (AP...