Archive for October, 2013

  • Father Cormac Antram

    October 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Father Cormac Antram (born James Clifford Antram Jr.) passed away peacefully at St. John Care Center in Albuquerque, on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. He was 87 years old. A Roswell native, Fr. Cormac was born on May 18, 1926. His father, James Clifford Antram,...

  • Scott Means

    October 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Scott Barkman Means, 54, of Ironton, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at Cornerstone Hospital of Huntington, WV. The Marion, New York native was born May 30, 1959, a son to the late Merritt and Laura (Smith) Means. Mr. Means is survived by his...

  • Gerald J. Walton

    October 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments (1)

    Gerald J. Walton, 57, of Roswell, passed away in Albuquerque on Sunday. Oct. 13, 2013, of natural causes at UNM Hospital. Gerald was born Aug. 3, 1956, to Gerald C. and Marie (Baird) Walton in Heber City, Utah. He was in the nursing field for over 40 years....

  • Billy Dean Lee

    October 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at South Park Cemetery for Billy Dean Lee, 80, who passed away on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Pastor Rick Hale of Grace Community Church will be...

  • Jeanie C. Baxter

    October 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial services for Jeanie C. Baxter, 80, of Roswell, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the family home. All family and friends are invited. Jeanie passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at the family home. Jeanie was born May 17, 1933, in...

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    October 26, 2013 • CartoonsComments (0)

    Editorial cartoon politics aside, Graves Farms does a really nice job with their corn maze. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out!...

  • Paint-Pink-Balloons

    Paint the Town Pink Party festive yet solemn

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Hot air balloons Freestar, foreground, and Phobic light up the night during the Paint the Town Pink Party Health, Fitness & Beauty Expo at the Roswell Convention Center, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) After a double mastectomy and chemotherapy, Joan Park of...

  • Homeless-Vets

    Outreach event serves vets, homeless

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Mary Ann Keegan, homeless for years, has a cup of coffee as her three-legged puppy, Toby, receives attention from Marilyn Nishitani, a nurse practioner from Lovelace Regional Hospital, during Stand Down for Homeless Veterans at the Roswell Boys & Girls...

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    Loya a pioneer of mariachi femenil in Roswell

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From left: S.O.Y. Mariachi teacher Del Carmona on the guitarron, Briana Loya and her sister Ivon, founder and director of Mariachi Las Alazanas, on vihuelas. (Tess Townsend photo) When Ivon Loya, 19, saw all-female mariachi group Buena Aventura perform at...

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    Fair makes legal services accessible

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell’s Legal Fair on Friday was applauded by those who attended. Between 10 and 15 attorneys donated their time from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to help members of the public who cannot normally afford legal services. By 2 p.m, more than 50 people had arrived to...