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Archive for July, 2013

  • A winning hug

    July 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jessi Bernacchi takes Champion and Reserve Champion during the Chaves County 4H and FFA Fair at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Bylaws of bygone days: A brief history of the city’s strange laws

    July 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The vaults of Roswell City Hall and the Historical Society’s Archive Building contain a treasure trove of historical data about the City’s evolution. Many of the books located at these two sites contain the city ordinances and resolutions dating back to...

  • Tires slashed, threats left at Alianza office

    July 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The employees of Alianza of New Mexico on West Second Street became the victims of criminal damage Wednesday, sometime between 10 a.m. and noon, when the drivers’ side rear tires of three separate vehicles were slashed. The subject left a calling card in...

  • Burson, Richardson champs in Market Lamb showing

    July 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    It was 8 a.m. on Wednesday. While most others may have still been sleeping, kids were wrangling with lambs as the animals moaned in protest during the Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair Market Lamb showing. In their aggravation, the lambs occasionally jumped, and...

  • Newest bank scam uses old tactics

    July 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell residents are again being the victims of calls from scammers who want to get a hold of private banking information. The “phishing” enterprise is familiar, but the named source bank is different. Anyone who responds to the calls using the phone...

  • Glenda Bee Newton

    July 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial Services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at Adventure Bible Church, formerly South Manor Baptist Church, 1905 S. Main St., for Glenda Bee Newton, who passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Pastor Butch Neal of Adventure Bible Church...

  • Mildred Lois Gill Fenter

    July 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m., on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park for Mildred Lois Gill Fenter. Doug Austin of West Country Club Church of Christ will officiate. Mildred was born on Sept. 22, 1931, in Mullin, Texas, to Calvin...

  • Stacey Jaye Heine

    July 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Stacey Jaye Heine, 60, of Stilwell, Kan., passed away at his home on July 28, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at McGilley State Line Chapel. Visitation will be prior to the service starting at 2 p.m. Stacey had an unselfish...

  • Raymond Jimenez Nunez

    July 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Raymond Jimenez Nunez, 85, who passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Funeral mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, also at St. John’s...

  • Eva Lujan Herrera “Mamalita”

    July 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A wonderful mother, grandmother and friend passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Eva Lujan Herrera “Mamalita” was born in Roswell on May 31, 1913, to Manuel Lujan and Maria Flaco. She enriched so many lives. Her kindness and love for her children,...