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Archive for August 24th, 2013

  • Piano-Man

    Piano Man

    August 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Leonard Meekins plays his baby grand piano (left) and additional keyboards at the Salvation Army Thrift Store, Friday. Meekins owns the piano but prefers to keep it at the store and is a daily fixture as he serenades shoppers with his sweet melodies. (Mark...

  • Arts-Show

    Admiring artwork

    August 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bob Phillips and Lori Mitteer admire artwork at the Roswell Museum and Art Center during the grand opening of The 30th Annual International Juried Art Show presented by the Roswell Fine Arts League & NM Miniature Arts Society, Thursday evening. (Mark...

  • Pearce announces bid for re-election

    August 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M., officially declared his re-election bid Friday evening, pointing to his bi-partisanship record, willingness to work for jobs immigration reform and protecting southern New Mexico’s economy. “Southern New Mexicans want...

  • Police Sergeant Attacked

    August 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Roswell police sergeant was attacked, Thursday, after he answered a call about a fight on Kelly Place. Sgt. Charlie Corn was struck with what the police describe as a baton when he attempted to intercede. Other officers came to assist. Officers arrested a...

  • Patricia “Pattie” Clees

    August 24, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Join us for a “Celebration of Life” for Patricia “Patti” Clees at 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at Unchained Hearts Church, 914 W. McGaffey, with Pastor Candace Muirhead officiating. Pattie passed away on Friday, August 16, 2013, at her home....

  • Robert F. Dove

    August 24, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial Services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Robert F. Dove, age 84, of Roswell, who passed away on August 21, 2013. Pastor Troy Grant of Berrendo Baptist Church will officiate. Robert was born in Gavin...

  • Billie Lorraine Eakin

    August 24, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services will be held for Billie Lorraine Eakin, 86, of Roswell, at 10 a.m. Monday, August 26, 2013, at Memory Lawn Cemetery with Pastor Richard Grisham officiating. She passed on Thursday, August 22, 2013, at Casa Maria Health Care Center. Billie...

  • Lois Shaffer

    August 24, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    In loving memory of Lois Shaffer, our wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and matriarch who passed away Sunday, August 4, 2013, after a brief illness, friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service at 10 a.m., Saturday, August 31,...

  • Julie Harris, Broadway star, dies at 87

    August 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    File-This May 22, 1962 file photo shows Julie Harris posing with her Emmy statuette she received at the Emmy Awards in New York City. Harris, who won an unprecedented five Tony Awards for best actress, has died. She was 87. Actress and family friend Francesca...

  • Boxing great Tyson surprises upstate NY wedding

    August 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo taken on April 20, 2009, former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson attends a special screening of Sony Picture Classics’ ‘Tyson’ in New York. An upstate New York wedding went an extra round when the boxing great just...