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Archive for June 27th, 2013

  • Lesser prairie chicken decision delayed

    June 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    In letters issued Wednesday to lawmakers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe announced that the organization will grant a six-month extension for a final decision on whether to list the lesser prairie chicken as endangered. Ashe said in the...

  • Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon kicks off

    June 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jaxon King, aka Tie Dye Man, and Renee Roach, aka Anajj Ventress, attend the Peppers Bar & Grill Party on the Patio celebration of the Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon, Wednesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) The music blasts around the patio, coming from...

  • Fierce heat causes local power outages

    June 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    An extreme high temperature of 109 degrees that baked Roswell Wednesday caused a few likely overheated Xcel Energy customers to overload the system and lose power. “With the heat and with the load, it caused some equipment failures,” said Xcel Energy...

  • ‘Healthy’ local kids earn most governor medals in state

    June 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Independent School District third-graders earned the most Healthy Kids Challenge medals in New Mexico last school year, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday. Of the 580 children who successfully completed the Centennial Healthy Kids 5-2-1-0...

  • Police Blotter: Police deal with multiple thefts

    June 27, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary • Police were called to the 400 block of East Fourth Street, Wednesday, after subjects gained entry to a residence by forcing a door open. The victim reported that a Sony Playstation 3 console and controller, along with some Playstation games were...

  • Roswell Mall gets Chic addition

    June 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kathy Sweeney (right) and daughter Jaycee Sweeney prepare Wednesday for the opening weekend of the new children’s clothing store, Chic and Sweet Boutique. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) In classy, small boutique style, Chic and Sweet Boutique opens today to provide...

  • Animal adoption event to be held Saturday

    June 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Animal Welfare Alliance will hold an Animal Adoption Event on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Tractor Supply, 5000 N. Main St. Sammye Leflar-Bohnstehn said the AWA will have a number of dogs and puppies available. The only cost for adoption...

  • Louise A. Smotherman

    June 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Louise A. Smotherman, 80, a resident of Albuquerque since 2003, died Sunday, June 23, 2013. She is survived by her husband John Smotherman; children, Bruce Smotherman and wife Paula, of Dayton, Ohio, Bryan Smotherman, of Albuquerque, Cara Flynn and husband...

  • Royce Winerford Hurford

    June 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Tabernacle Baptist Church, for Royce Winerford Hurford, 83, who passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, with loving family beside him. Jerry Roper, of New Castle, Okla. will...

  • Greg D. Bannister

    June 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled at 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, at First Baptist Church for Gregory Don Bannister, of Artesia. Mr. Bannister, 51, died Monday, June 24, 2013, at his home. Rev. Peggy White will officiate at the services. Pallbearers will...