Archive for November 19th, 2013

  • Memory-Screening

    Memory screening raises dementia awareness

    November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Joyce Fisher, left, talks with Victoria Candelaria of Gentiva Hospice during the ninth annual Memory Screening Day at the Roswell Elks Lodge, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Memory loss has a sort of ring to it that scares people. But taking preventative...

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    City moves ahead with convention center plans

    November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    City leaders are moving ahead with plans to construct a convention center in downtown Roswell, despite knowing New Mexico Military Institute wanted to partner with them to build a similar facility less than a mile away. The city plans to add onto its existing...

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    Hotels, motels remain opposed to new bed fee

    November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Hotels and motels in Roswell started collecting the newly imposed $2.50 per room, per night lodging fee this month. But most are still opposed to it. “It’s created major havoc,” said Edie Stevens, director of sales at La Quinta Inn and spokeswoman for...

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    Tick tock…

    November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Dee Dyess, co-owner of House of Flowers, adds a holiday decorative touch outside of her shop recently. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Pancake breakfasts raise funds for two families affected by Hwy. 285 accident

    November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

      The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office and High Chaparral Café, 5500 N. Main St., held a charity pancake breakfast, Saturday, to collect funds for Sgt. Steve Meredith, who was hit by a truck during an accident that occurred on Oct. 21 on Hwy. 285 near...

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    ‘TAILED’ series set for Thanksgiving premiere

    November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The cast and crew of the local film series, “TAILED,” anxiously await the web show’s release Thanksgiving Day. From left to right: writer Boyd Barrett, Director Donovan Fulkerson and actors Dominic Batista and Rachel Graves. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) The...

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    Apprehended: Pamela Whitt

    November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Pamela Whitt, 44, is wanted for two counts of remote financial service act violation by using someone else’s debit/credit card without permission.  She is described as 5 feet, 4 inches, 205 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. Anyone with information...

  • Police Blotter: Windows worth $2,000 broken

    November 19, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Breaking and entering • Police responded to A Street, Monday, after a man returned home to discover his door half open and $2,000 worth of exterior windows broken in the front of his residence. • Police were called to Noble Finance, 1015 South Main...

  • Belen P. Juarez

    November 19, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Belen P. Juarez, of San Antonio, Texas, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at the age of 88 years. She is preceded in death by her parents, Catarino and Luisa Parras; her husband, Daniel F. Juarez; daughter, Rebecca “Becky” Cuellar;...

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    Southwest Cash & Carry, serving Roswell and Southeastern NM since 1992

    November 19, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    Southwest Cash & Carry is conveniently located at 208 E. College Blvd. in Roswell. The phone number is (575) 623-9723. Southwest Cash & Carry, a division of Shamrock Foods, is Roswell’s premier restaurant supply store. Southwest Cash & Carry...