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Archive for August 3rd, 2013

  • Family First draws thousands

    August 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Youngsters cool down on a water slide during the Family First celebration at Cielo Grande, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Barefooted children ran through the grass from bounce houses to the water slide as some adults kept away from the summer heat beneath any...

  • Despite some difficulties, Roswell Pride enjoys community support

    August 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Tsunami Couture, left, and Divinia Aurora fan themselves on a hot afternoon during Roswell Pride at Cahoon Park, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Despite security threats, a city permitting crisis and a barricade installation with blackout screening, a few...

  • ­Community spirit found at livestock auction

    August 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bidders were ready to pay hundreds or thousands of dollars for livestock Friday night to support local children and participants at the Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair. “We’re always proud of the support we get from the community,” said Mark Steen, the...

  • Old Roswell: No country for women and dogs

    August 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Dogs and women did not fare well in old Roswell. Marshal Robert E. Maddux, 1899-1902, was given a salary of $75 a month. When hired, he was given specific instructions to kill every unlicensed dog and arrest every female who was intoxicated, entered a saloon,...

  • City honors longtime employees

    August 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The City of Roswell honored 28 employees at their annual City Service Awards, Friday. Mayor Del Jurney, City Manager Larry Fry and Councilors Jeanine Best and Savino Sanchez congratulated and presented each employee with an award. Jennifer Brady Griego...

  • ‘Love Potion No. 9′ singer sues over Clovers’ name

    August 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Harold Winley, who performed “Love Potion No. 9” and other hits with the band The Clovers in the 50s, poses for photos Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. home, as he holds an old album cover. The 80-year-old says a splinter group is trying to...

  • Actors with fake guns bring police with real ones

    August 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image provided by the Glendora Police Department shows a group of student filmmakers Friday Aug. 2, 2013 in Los Angeles. The college filmmakers were using fake guns to shoot a robbery scene at a suburban Los Angeles coffee shop when Los Angeles Police...

  • Diaper duty: Prince William tells of fatherhood

    August 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Britain’s Prince Harry, front centre, in action with Prince William, behind centre, as they play in the Audi Polo Challenge charity polo match, at Coworth Park, near Ascot, England, Saturday Aug. 3, 2013. Prince William has made his first public...

  • Man arrested in burglary attempt of Kid Rock home

    August 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image made from surveillance camera video provided by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office shows an attempted burglary suspect in crutches walking towards the house of musician Kid Rock in Clarkston, Mich. (AP Photo/Oakland County Sheriff’s Office)...

  • Obama administration overrules Apple import ban

    August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 27, 2011, file photo, a salesperson at a mobile phone shop displays an Apple iPhone 4 to a customer in New Delhi. U.S. President Obama’s trade representative on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, vetoed a ban on imports of the iPhone 4 and...