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Archive for May 21st, 2013

  • Oil, gas lease sale raises $4.7M

    May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico State Land Office’s monthly Oil and Gas Lease Sale, held Tuesday at the Daniels Leadership Center on the New Mexico Military Institute campus, raised $4.7 million for the state’s public schools, universities, and hospitals. State Land...

  • Kintigh addresses C of C on violence

    May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Chamber of Commerce hosted a talk about the Effects of Violence on the Community, at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Former State Representative and FBI agent Dennis Kintigh spoke. “My intentions are to encourage discussion and critical debate in the...

  • Arias murder trial under way

    May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    On Tuesday, the prosecution and the defense gave opening statements in the case of New Mexico versus Jose Arias. Assistant District Attorney Debra Hutchins said, “Two years ago yesterday, Victoria Velasquez died of a gunshot wound. … She was 22. She...

  • Subway downtown

    May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A crew from Signs by Corbell install signage for the new Subway at the corner of Second and Main in downtown Roswell, Monday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Manuel Otero’s ‘Say no’ essay draws great praise

    May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Proud friends and family applauded loudly for the 11-year-old as he received one prestigious award after another Tuesday morning, already proving he will influence the people around him as he aims to make the most of his life. Among 18 other awards...

  • Xcel workers head for Okla. twister site

    May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Close to 50 Xcel Energy workers from New Mexico and Texas left for Oklahoma Tuesday to help restore power in storm-damaged areas. Workers will join 29 transmission line personnel members the company sent to Oklahoma earlier this week. Transmission workers...

  • Police Blotter: Burglars hit USDA office

    May 21, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police received a report of theft, Monday, at the USDA office on South Atkinson Avenue, where a door was pried open and $3,050 worth of electronics were stolen. •Police were dispatched to the 2100 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue, Monday, after a...

  • Larry the Cable Guy does Roswell in tonight’s show

    May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Comedian and reality TV star Larry the Cable Guy will unveil his take on Roswell’s UFO culture tonight during his show, “Only In America.” Taped in December, Larry’s crew visited the city’s International UFO Research Center, spoke to an abduction...

  • Linus Brown

    May 21, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service for Linus Brown, 91, of Roswell, will be at 10 a.m., Monday, May 27, 2013, at Peachtree Village Dining Room. Linus passed away May 17, 2013. Military honors will be provided by the Roswell Veterans Honor Guard. As per his request, he will...

  • Edna Hernandez

    May 21, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held for Edna “Mousie” Hernandez, 41, of Roswell, at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Edna passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013. Edna was born in Roswell, May 4, 1972, to Freddy Hernandez...