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Archive for October 7th, 2013

  • Albuquerque mayor in re-election partisan fight

    October 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — The mayor of New Mexico’s largest city hopes to overcome attacks on his handling of its scandal-plagued police department and lackluster economic recovery to win a second term on Tuesday. Mayor Richard Berry is the city’s first...

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    Local dies in crash

    October 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Roswell man, Damian Hernandez, died as a result of a single-car roll-over accident on Wednesday. The crash occurred at 5401 S. Sunset Ave. According to the Department of Public Safety report, the 2000 Pontiac passenger car was traveling south bound on...

  • ‘Betrayal’ with Daniel Craig already a hit

    October 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This theater publicity image released by Boneau Bryan Brown shows Rachel Weisz, left, Daniel Craig in a promotional photo from Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal,” a play about a love triangle and the pain of loss that stars real-life couple Rachel...

  • Garth and Spelling to co-star in ABC Family pilot

    October 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Feb. 13, 2009 file photo shows actors Tori Spelling, left, and Jennie Garth at the Heart Truth’s Red Dress collection during Fashion Week in New York. Former “Beverly Hills, 90210” stars Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling are...

  • Police, fire departments vital to city

    October 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: In reference to the article about the RFD receiving the improved ISO rating, this is a great milestone for our city and the RFD. It shows that with not only proper resources but also with the right leadership, Roswell can show improvement in the...

  • Scholars visit Vt. birthplace of ‘The Jungle Book’

    October 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Oct. 2, 2013 photo, author Rudyard Kipling’s Vermont home, which he named Naulakha, is framed by foliage in Dummerston, Vt. Kipling scholars from the United Kingdom and the U.S. will be at Vermont’s Marlboro College Monday and Tuesday,...

  • Not all alleys created equal

    October 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: As a taxpayer I would like to know why streets north of College are treated different than south of College? Even the alleys are graded, gravel put down, some are even paved. We have to cut the weeds down on our alleys or we get a letter to clean...

  • Bergdorf’s meets ‘Girls’: An unlikely fashion duo

    October 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 28, 2013 file photo shows actress Lena Dunham at the L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade culinary event in Culver City, Calif. Dunham is working on a new TV project for HBO based on Betty Halbreich, renowned personal shopper at Bergdorf...

  • The NSA’s social media snooping

    October 7, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    In testimony last week before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the director of the National Security Agency assured lawmakers that the agency does not secretly monitor Americans on social media. The remarks by Gen. Keith Alexander contradicted a report...

  • Elizabeth Smart details kidnapping in new memoir

    October 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 10, 2010, file photo, Brian David Mitchell is escorted by a U.S. Marshall as he arrives at the federal court house, in Salt Lake City. More than a decade after her kidnapping and rescue grabbed national headlines, Elizabeth Smart is...