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Archive for June 6th, 2013

  • 65 Chaves County 4H’ers compete for district

    June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Savanna Fox takes aim during the archery portion of the Chaves County 4H Contest at the fairgrounds, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Some 65 Chaves County youths participated in the county 4H competition Wednesday, kicking off their summer series of...

  • Deputy testing to begin next week

    June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office will start testing candidates for three vacant deputies positions, next week. Lt. Britt Snyder said the two of the three positions opened up when two long-term employees retired, although some will quit if they decide they...

  • Police Blotter: 81-year-old seeks help after embezzlement

    June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    •Police responded to the Joy Center, 1822 N. Montana Ave., Wednesday, after an 81-year-old woman came to the Center seeking their assistance. The woman reported to them that she had looked at a her bank statement and discovered she had only $15 left in her...

  • Beetles land in Roswell for weekend fest

    June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The VW New Beetles returned to Roswell this weekend for three days of exciting competitions, a car show and a Saturday night light cruise down Main Street. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) The flames may be painted on, but New Beetle owners seriously burned up...

  • Judy Rae Owen

    June 6, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Nov. 9, 1951 – May 29, 2013 Judy Rae Owen, 61, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born in Rowsell to Lloyd and Ura Lee (Figueira) Soleman. She was loving to her family and many friends the she welcomed into her home and heart. Judy is survived...

  • Louis Lorenzo Dixon

    June 6, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 9 a.m., Saturday, June 8, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Louis Lorenzo Dixon, 85, of Roswell who passed away June 6, 2013, surrounded by his loved ones. Pastor Barbara Norfor, with New Life Church of Roswell and Pastor...

  • Swimmer and movie star Esther Williams dead at 91

    June 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This May 1950 file publicity photo originally released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer shows Esther Williams on location for the film “Pagan Love Song. According to a press representative, Williams died in her sleep on Thursday, June 6, 2013, in...

  • Bill to legalize web poker introduced in Congress

    June 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 4, 2011 file photo, casino industry representatives and exhibitors watch an online poker game during industry’s G2E conference in Las Vegas. Republican New York Congressman Peter King introduced legislation Thursday June 6,...

  • Glenn Beck says he regrets dividing people

    June 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This April 26, 2013 file photo shows radio personality Glenn Beck at the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards in New York. Beck says he regrets that some of the inflammatory things he’s said haves caused division in the country. He said...

  • Live-action Archie comics movie planned

    June 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    CORRECTS SOURCE TO ARCHIE COMICS -This comic image released by Archie Comics shows Veronica, left, Archie, center, and Betty, characters from the Archie’s comic book series. Archie Comics announced Thursday that Warner Bros. will produce a live-action...