Archive for September 17th, 2013

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    Veterans cemetery in the works

    September 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A coalition of Roswell-area veterans and city officials are working to start development on a 5-acre section at South Park Cemetery for an official veterans cemetery in the next 60-90 days. The future site is planned near this established area, beyond where...

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    Viewing of recovered items continues today

    September 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Between 200 to 300 items, including a telescope, can be viewed and claimed through today until 6 p.m. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Roswell Police Department held a viewing of goods stolen during a recent spate of burglaries. The viewing started around 9 a.m....

  • Police Blotter: Four shoplifting incidents at Walmart

    September 17, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Shoplifting • The police responded to Walmart, 4500 N. Main St., four times over the weekend. On Friday, police received a call about a shoplifting where shoes were stolen. Walmart employees provided such a good description of the vehicle that police were...

  • Roselyn Claire Murphy

    September 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Roselyn Claire Murphy, 74, of Roswell, New Mexico, passed away on August 29, 2013. Roselyn was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on January 7, 1939, to Joseph and Carroll Murphy. Roselyn’s parents and brother, Earl Murphy, preceded her in death. She is...

  • Esther (Alena) Jolliff

    September 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Esther (Alena) Jolliff was born August 20, 1934, in Pine Valley, Oklahoma, to Jim and Lucy Robinson. She married Kenneth (Doyle) Jolliff on April 30, 1961, in Oakland, CA. She passed from this life into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday,...

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    Infant victim of abuse died in ABQ last week

    September 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The 1-month-old baby, who was reported to the media as being in critical condition last Tuesday, in fact died that same day. Attempts to get confirmation from the Roswell Police Department on Wednesday and Thursday met with reports that the case agent had...

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    Officials record 100-year rainfall amounts

    September 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Joe Hicks stands beside a shed Monday that was moved 20 feet off the ground and slammed against his home when flood waters rushed through his property on Georgia Street off the Relief Route in Roswell. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Last week’s flooding and heavy...

  • Police Blotter: Vehicle stolen after keys are left inside

    September 17, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Stolen vehicle Police were called to Lighthall Place, Friday, after subjects stole a vehicle when the keys were left inside. In the attempt to get away, the driver drove into the home.   Fraud -Police were sent to Pro-cuts, 4504 N. Main St., where a male...

  • Jeanne Garofalo Glenn

    September 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service for Jeanne Garofalo Glenn, 65, of Roswell, NM, will be Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home with Pastor Savino Sanchez Jr. officiating. Jeanne passed away, Sunday, September 15, 2013. Jeanne was born...

  • Donald S. Penewit

    September 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial services are scheduled for 11 am, Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at Grace Community Church for Donald Penewit, 95, who passed away on Monday, September 16, 2013 at BeeHive Homes. Donald was born May 22, 1918 in Bellbrook, Ohio to Swayne Rempson Penewit...