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Archive for August 23rd, 2013

  • Main Street road project nears end

    August 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    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 Off

    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 Off

    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...

  • Hendricks talks “Mad Men” signature fashion

    August 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity image released by AMC shows actress Christina Hendricks, who portrays Joan Harris, in a scene from “Mad Men.” Hendricks says she’s feeling weepy as “Mad Men” approaches its seventh and final season....

  • Affleck to play Batman in ‘Man of Steel’ sequel

    August 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 24, 2013 photo, actor/director Ben Affleck arrives at the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscars Viewing and After Party, at the Sunset Plaza Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif. Affleck will don Batman’s cape and cowl. Warner Bros. announced...

  • Aziz Ansari writing book on modern courtship

    August 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 17, 20111 file photo, Aziz Ansari arrives at the 16th annual GQ “Men of the Year” party in Los Angeles. Penguin Press said Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, it’s acquired the actor-comedian’s first book. (AP Photo/Matt...

  • Injured NY tourist’s family thanks Dr. Oz for help

    August 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This June 13, 2012 file photo shows television personality Dr. Mehmet Oz during a photocall at the 2012 Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monaco. On Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, Oz rushed to an accident scene after a yellow cab jumped the curb and...

  • Former ‘Today’ news anchor Lew Wood dies

    August 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This 1970s image released by NBC shows Lew Wood from the NBC News “Today” show in New York. Wood, a veteran broadcast journalist who covered the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy for CBS and later anchored the news report for NBC’s...

  • Tony Bennett to attend March on Washington

    August 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This June 24, 2013 file photo shows musician Tony Bennett at the Friars Club Roast of Don Rickles in New York. Bennett, who was one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s supporters during the civil rights era, will travel to the nation’s capitol to pay...