Archive for August 23rd, 2013

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  • A1-8-23-Tim-Jennings

    Good-natured roast honors Jennings

    August 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Tom Horan, right, gives microphone instructions to former state Sen. Tim Jennings, center, as Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, looks on during an appreciation dinner held Thursday evening in Jennings’ honor at the Roswell Convention Center. The dinner was a...

  • Prosecutors have much to prove in murder cases

    August 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chaves County Sheriff Detective Dennis Kintigh summed up the feeling of law enforcement: “Some of the frustration is the way case law works. The (higher) courts have left more people vulnerable to be victimized in defense of the accused.” For example, New...

  • Main Street road project nears end

    August 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The city’s Main Street roadway project between College Boulevard and Country Club Road is all but finished. “As of today, we’ve completed all major aspects of construction,” said project manager Francisco Sanchez Thursday. Construction crews will...

  • Police Blotter: No clues found in possible shooting

    August 23, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Police were dispatched to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, 405 W. Country Center, Wednesday to take a report about a possible shooting after a man was injured in the hand and thigh while walking near the intersection of North Orchard Avenue and Cherry East...

  • Olive M. Rinker

    August 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 26, 2013, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church for Olive Rinker, 85, who passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2013, at Mission Arch Care Center with her son by her side. Rev. Jim Bignell of...

  • April Joy (Niece) Usrey

    August 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments (1)

    April Joy (Niece) Usrey, a homemaker of Roswell, NM, passed away August 16, 2013, in Lubbock Texas Medical Center. She was born April 3, 1982, in Clovis, NM, to Vicky Niece, of Roswell, and Doug Niece, of Portales, NM. She moved to Roswell 12 years ago to...