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Archive for May 22nd, 2013

  • Locals chip in to aid in Okla. tornado relief

    May 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    After the devastating tornado in Oklahoma, many locals chipped in Wednesday to pull together water, food, clothes and other essentials to help out the thousands who lost everything. “It crossed my mind: I’m self-employed, and I want to go help, and I’m...

  • Polish man gets quick face transplant after injury

    May 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This computerized tomography provided by the Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology in Gliwice, Poland, shows the skull of a 33-year-old Polish man after it was damaged in a work accident, right, alongside the healthy skull of another person. Polish doctors...

  • Juan (Pun) Gonzales

    May 22, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Juan D. Gonzales, 26, of Roswell, at 5 p.m., Friday, May 24, 2013, at St. Peter Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Pun at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2013, at St. Peter Catholic Church, with the Rev. Charlie...

  • 4 Americans killed since 2009 in US drone strikes

    May 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 21, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. The U.S. will refocus its attention on homegrown terror threats against Americans, President Barack Obama will say in a...

  • James Charles Boggio

    May 22, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jim “Spiderman” “Spider” Boggio, of Dexter, passed away on May 21, 2013, east of Artesia. He was born on July 22, 1958, in Livingston, Mont., to Matthew Boggio, who preceded him in death, and Laura Barrett-Brest, of Fairview, N.C., who survives him....

  • Weiner launches comeback bid to become NYC mayor

    May 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 16, 2011 file photo, Anthony Weiner speaks at a news conference in New York. The Democratic ex-congressman who resigned over raunchy tweets said late Tuesday, May 21, 2013, that he’s in the New York City mayoral race. Although...

  • Beulah Mae Holden

    May 22, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. — Beulah Mae (Sickler) Doyal Holden peacefully passed away in Lenexa, on May 20, 2013, at the age of 91 years. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Hope Cemetery in Arkansas City, with the Rev. Matt Smith...

  • Brutal attack in London heightens terror fears

    May 22, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Police cordon off the scene of an attack which has left one man confirmed dead and two people wounded near Woolwich barracks in London Wednesday, May, 22, 2013. Scotland Yard said officers responded to reports of an assault Wednesday afternoon in the London...

  • Margret Louise Williams

    May 22, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, May 24, 2013, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park, for Margret Louise Williams, 92, formerly of Roswell, who passed away May 19, 2013. The Rev. Troy Grant of Berrendo Baptist Church will officiate....