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Archive for July 27th, 2013

  • Solis retires from Police Department

    July 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Solis Roswell Police Chief Al Solis announced his retirement from the department on Friday. “I talked to the City on Wednesday.” His retirement will take effect on August 31. He is leaving the department for reasons of health. Solis was diagnosed with...

  • Williard Donnie David Parsons

    July 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Willard Donnie David Parsons, a Roswell psychologist and dedicated mental health professional, lost his valiant battle with cancer on July 26, 2013. He was 68. Son of a miner, Will was born May 5, 1945, in Miami, Ariz., and grew up in the company town of...

  • Despite discrimination, WAC Phillips served with pride

    July 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Phillips Her white hair thickly curls around her head, and her eyes hide behind large framed glasses as she stares off into space, caught up in memories. For a moment, she isn’t in her room at La Villa, rather, lost somewhere in North Africa, circa 1944 and...

  • Adoption event hopes to find homes for dogs

    July 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sammye Leflar-Bohnstehn and the Animal Welfare Alliance will hold another Animal Adoption Event on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Tractor Supply, 5000 N. Main St. The AWA will have a total of 20 dogs and puppies available for petting, loving and...

  • Faith, western games and head shave highlight TBC’s Bible school carnival

    July 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Councilor Jason Perry receives a fade haircut from barber John Olivas, a response to Bible school students who raised more than $1,300 in a fundraising effort, during a block party at Tabernacle Baptist Church, Friday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Popping...

  • Tim Allen wants to reclaim N-word in comedy

    July 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 10, 2009 file photo, Tim Allen is interviewed at the Palladium 12 Theatre in Birmingham, Mich. Allen isn’t a fan of the n-word, not just the word, but the phrase. The 60-year-old actor-comedian told the Tampa Bay Tribune that...

  • Meghan McCain gets own show on new TV network

    July 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image released by Pivot shows, standing from left, Jimmy McCain, Kaj Larsen, and Meghan McCain in a scene from “Raising McCain,” a series following Meghan McCain, daughter of Sen. John McCain, premiering in September on Pivot. (AP...

  • Victim of Polanski scandal uses picture he took

    July 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This photograph released by Atria Books shows Samantha Geimer on the cover of her memoir,”The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski”. Geimer’s publisher says that during her 1993 civil suit against Polanski she obtained rights to the...

  • Lee Pace, Jamie Bell to star in new AMC dramas

    July 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 11, 2011 file photo, cast member Jamie Bell arrives at a screening of “The Adventures of TinTin” during the closing night gala of AFI FEST 2011, in Los Angeles. AMC says it’s ordered two new dramas that are expected...

  • Dewan-Tatum juggling new TV show and baby

    July 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Jenna Dewan-Tatum, a cast member in the Lifetime series “Witches of East End,” answers a question onstage during the Lifetime 2013 Summer TCA press tour on Friday, July 26, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)...