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Archive for June 7th, 2013

  • Beetles prep for glow show tonight

    June 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A VW Beetle is reflected by the hub cap of another Beetle at the Best Western Sally Port Inn, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Downtown Roswell will be full of bugs tonight — VW Beetles to be specific — and many couldn’t be more thrilled. Beetle owners from...

  • Creative minds unmask cosplay at workshop

    June 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Robert Mendoza and Maghan Noce make Bane masks from the movie The Dark Knight Rises during a cosplay workshop held Friday at Hobby Lobby for the upcoming Roswell Filmfest & Cosmicon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Without wealth or a bite from a radioactive spider,...

  • WWII Woman Marine: ‘We were the girls who did it’

    June 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    E. Pearl “Norris” Stoll shown here in her official U.S. Marine Corps portrait following her induction into the women’s 1st Batallion during WWII. (Courtesy Photo) Evelyn “Pearl” Stoll sits proudly at her kitchen table surrounded by a reflection of...

  • Police Blotter: Laptop, DVD player stolen from home

    June 7, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were called to the 400 block of West Wildy Street, Thursday, where a subject entered a home through the back door and removed an undisclosed amount of jewelry and a pair of Rayban sunglasses. The items were valued at $250. • Police were dispatched to...

  • Texas actress charged in Obama ricin threat

    June 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Shannon Richardson is placed into a Titus County Sheriff’s car after an initial appearance Friday, June 7, 2013 at the federal building Texarkana, Texas. The FBI says Shannon Richardson admitted sending ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama...

  • Judge orders inquiry in Paris Jackson wellbeing

    June 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 8, 2011 file photo Paris Jackson smiles on stage at the Michael Forever the Tribute Concert, at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Jackson is physically fine after being taken to a hospital early Wednesday, June 5, 2013, an...

  • Doctor who OK’d ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ hospital use dies

    June 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Oct. 16, 2012 file photo, former Oregon State Hospital superintendent Dr. Dean Brooks, center participates in a ribbon cutting ceremony for a museum about the hospital. Brooks, 96, died May 30, 2013 in Salem, Ore., his family said. Brooks opened the...

  • CNN trying new weekly nighttime talk show

    June 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Nov. 28, 2008 file photo, George Stroumboulopoulos poses for a photograph after winning best host during the 23rd Annual Gemini Awards in Toronto. It’s a safe bet that Stroumboulopoulos will be the first male CNN personality to wear two earrings...

  • NBA Finals’ Game 1 TV viewership declines

    June 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem (40) fouls San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (20) of Argentina during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals basketball game, Thursday, June 6, 2013 in Miami. The Spurs defeated the Heat 92-88. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)...

  • Austin DJ spins records on century-old phonograph

    June 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Amelia Raley, aka DJ Amelia Foxtrot, plays a 78 on an antique phonograph on Thursday May 23, 2013 in Austin. Raley isn’t a typical Austin DJ. She has no laptop, speakers or need for an electrical outlet. Instead, Raley lugs two 1900s-era phonographs and...