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Archive for July 18th, 2013

  • Phew!

    July 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A false fire alarm forced the complete but temporary evacuation of the Bank Of America building around 10:30 a.m., Thursday morning, as firefighters investigated. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Hellens share family’s history with Rotary Club

    July 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    C.W. “Bill” Hellen, a third-generation cattleman, was the keynote speaker during the Roswell Rotary Club meeting, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) His tie hangs down against a white collared shirt, tucked into black pants. He sits on the stoop of his new...

  • Council approves hotel fee

    July 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Hotel and motel guests will pay slightly more to spend the night in Roswell starting Nov. 1, City Councilors voted Thursday. The passage of a new Convention Center Fee, which will cost lodgers an extra $2.50 a night, is expected to raise an estimated $500,000...

  • Police Blotter: Vacant home damaged

    July 18, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Breaking and entering Police were called to the 300 block of Keith Street, Tuesday, where subjects pried open a vacant home, causing $1,000 worth of damage. Burglary Police were dispatched to the 600 block of Woody Drive, Tuesday. Subjects entered a vacant...

  • Valley Meat Co. plans to open Aug. 5

    July 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Valley Meat Co. is set to begin operating Aug. 5, the plant’s attorney said Thursday. But the opening depends on an Aug. 2 federal hearing, when an Albuquerque judge overseeing a lawsuit by animal protection groups will decide whether to halt operations for...

  • Public Records: 7-19-13

    July 18, 2013 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses June 26 Zackery A. Wright, 23, and Stephanie R. Hernandez, 22, both of Roswell. Donald Bedford Dulin, 78, of Alto, and Ruby J. Johnson, 72, of Ruidoso. Daniel K. Driggs, 44, and Marlana M. Knight, 45, both of Roswell. June 28 Jeremy W....

  • Minnie Frieda Lind

    July 18, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Minnie F. Lind went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in Roswell. In lieu of services, an open house reception, in honor of Minnie, will take place Saturday, July 27, 2013, at the home of Brian and Robyn Stokes, 11 Berrendo Meadows Circle from...

  • Robert Lee Pittman

    July 18, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services will be held for Robert Lee Pittman, 85, of Roswell, at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with his immediate family and loved ones. Burial will be at Fort Bayard National Cemetery in Fort Bayard. Robert...

  • Lou Olive “Ollie” Humble Salman

    July 18, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Monday, July 22, 2013, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park for Lou Olive “Ollie” Humble Salman, 92, of Albuquerque, who passed away on July 17, 2013. Richard Smith will officiate. The family will receive friends at...

  • Jimmy Tivis

    July 18, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jimmy Tivis, 63. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday July 20, at Wheeler Mortuary in Portales, with Liz Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Floyd Cemetery with Monte Best, Kendell Buzard, Harold Brooks, Kirk Bryant, Dave Sanders, Luis...