Archive for November 2nd, 2013

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    Day of the Dead: Roswell marks holiday with celebration and reflection

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left, Phoebe Bonham, Sorcha Sweeney and Debra Thomas celebrate Day of the Dead on All Souls Day at the Roswell Public Library, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell celebrated Day of the Dead this weekend with activities both whimsical and somber. The...

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    Showcase gives indie filmmakers exposure

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Weeping Angel blocks the entrance to Dr. Who’s TARDIS at the New Mexico Film Series and Sci-Fi Fest, Saturday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) It was hard to miss the frozen stone statue of a Weeping Angel—actually a person in costume—or the large TARDIS...

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    Balloons and blue sky

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Hot air balloons inflate and begin to take flight in the early hours during the Balloons & Bluegrass festival in Artesia, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Hernandez paints his dreams into reality

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Oscar L. Hernandez paints in the studio he briefly rented in Roswell. (Courtesy Photo) Oscar L. Hernandez, 31, said that three years ago, when he decided to live entirely off his art, people laughed in his face. They said that without artistic training or...

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    Winter Wonderland

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A New Mexico license plate wreath is one of many items displayed at First American Bank, 111 E. 5th St., as part of CASA’s annual Winter Wonderland blind auction, which will be held Nov. 22. People are encouraged to look at all the trees and wreaths on...

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    Memory screening to offer peace of mind

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Memory loss can be very trying on individuals and their families, but having the proper information and support can help. One such way Comfort Keepers In-Home Care is helping is by hosting the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s annual memory screening....

  • Lorna Frances Bucklew

    November 2, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Trinity Methodist Church in Denton, Texas, for Lorna Frances Bucklew, 92, who passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Heartfelt Manor. Lorna was cremated according to her wishes. Lorna...

  • James Aguilar

    November 2, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for James Aguilar, 75, who passed away Friday, Nov. 1, in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...

  • Burns explores Roosevelt legacy in new documentary

    November 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Visitors tour the Georgia home known as the Little White House used by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Warm Springs, Ga. Several members of the Roosevelt family toured the Georgia home Saturday used by Roosevelt as...

  • Cleveland kidnap survivor sits down with Dr. Phil

    November 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 file photo, Michelle Knight sits in the courtroom during the sentencing phase for Ariel Castro in Cleveland. Knight, one of three women who escaped from a ramshackle Cleveland home after more than a decade in...