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Archive for July 16th, 2013

  • Reflecting pool

    July 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Water lilies sprout above the water at the Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Arias sentenced to 4 years

    July 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Jose Arias, 21, was sentenced in District Court, Monday morning, to four years following his conviction for involuntary manslaughter with a firearms enhancement and tampering with evidence. The conviction stems from the shooting death of 22-year-old Victoria...

  • City seeks grant for national vet cemetery

    July 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A coalition of area veterans and leaders said Tuesday they will seek to be the first to submit an application to the state to provide a national veterans’ cemetery in Roswell. The statement followed Gov. Susana Martinez’s announcement that her...

  • PVACD discusses drought

    July 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell-area water levels have reached an “all-time low.” Three years of severe drought and a state-ordered water seizure on the Pecos River has reduced flows to levels not seen since 1970—the worst year on record, said Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy...

  • SO donates to Esperanza House

    July 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Sheriff’s Deputies Hector Ramirez (pictured, left) and Albert Padilla (pictured, center) presented a check to Esperanza House Executive Director Mike Turner (pictured, right), Monday. The money came from the deputies’ earnings when they...

  • Police Blotter: Crucifix, DVD player stolen

    July 16, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary •Police received a walk-in report, Monday, after subjects gained entry to a residence and removed a gold crucifix, a Samsung DVD player, six pairs of men’s Nike shoes, one pair of women’s shoes and Century Link modem. The missing items were...

  • William Hardcastle

    July 16, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. at Tinnie Cemetery for William Ray Hardcastle, 74, who passed away on Friday, July 12, 2013, at his home. Pastor Scott Martin from Lake Arthur will be officiating. Ray will be cremated according to his...

  • Van Sonny Sedillo

    July 16, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Van Sonny Sedillo lost his 10 year battle with cancer on July 4, 2013, in Vail, Ariz. He was born in Roswell on Sept. 26, 1953, and was a student at Goddard High School. Van lived in Tucson and Vail for more than 30 years. He was involved in major...

  • Alice Smeal

    July 16, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Alice Smeal (Barranco), 56, of Bloomfield, went home to be with the Lord on July 10, 2013, after years of challenges with her health. She is now in perfect health in the arms of her heavenly Father. She is survived by her husband, Dan Smeal; daughter Lisa...

  • Eugene Daniel Sena

    July 16, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Eugene Daniel Sena, 75, of Lake Sumner, passed away at his home Sunday, July 14, 2013. He was born April 24, 1938, in Alamogordo Canyon to the home of Alfredo and Crusita (Aragon) Sena. He attended school at Fort Sumner. Gene served in the U.S. Air Force. He...