Archive for November 23rd, 2013

  • Snow-day

    Wintry wetness to clear up for Thanksgiving

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Snow covers leaves still retaining their autumn colors in Cahoon Park on a wintry Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) The winter weather that has dampened the weekend is expected to clear up in time for Thanksgiving, according to the National Weather...

  • GC-Football

    State Champs

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Members of the Gateway Christian football team celebrate with the state championship trophy following the Warriors’ 72-55 win over Foothill on Saturday in the NMAA 8-Man State Championship. Below: Shawn Naranjo Photo The Hagerman football team...

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    RFD offers tips to protect against carbon monoxide

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department asks citizens to check and make sure their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are in good working order and the batteries are fresh. Nearly 3,000 people die annually in home fires in the United States, most in homes that do...

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    Man in custody following officer-involved shooting

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    An officer-involved shooting occurred around 5 a.m. Saturday near Railroad Road and Pine Lodge Road, according to a Roswell Police Department press release. RPD officers, members of RPD SWAT and Chaves County Sheriff’s Office deputies were at the scene. A...

  • Spotlight_Goluska

    Goluska’s work is never done — but she still finds time for fun

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Goluska A relaxing weekend on the beach isn’t something most people would turn down, but it’s not really Deborah Goluska’s style. Sure, one may need vacations and some breaks from life, but for Goluska, staying busy is in her nature. From Altrusa and 30...

  • Blitz-crash

    Holiday Super Blitz is state’s effort to prevent DUI accidents

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    After being hit by a drunk driver in 2011, Amy Ashlyn needed help getting out of her Jeep Cherokee. (Courtesy Photo) It’s 6:30 p.m. on the 18th of December. It’s already dark. Going a steady 55 mph, the headlights come out of nowhere. There is nothing Amy...

  • Scott Steven Madden

    November 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Scott Steven Madden, 38, of Roswell, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at his home. He was born in El Paso, Texas, on Jan. 9, 1974, to Angela Sue Franklin and Thomas Francis Madden. Scott had an amazing ability to bring comfort to people and was...

  • Richard J. Hilferty

    November 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are pending for Richard J. Hilferty, 82, of Roswell, who died Tuesday, Nov. 19, in Lubbock, Texas. A further announcement will be made...

  • Faustino L. “Chano” Rodriguez

    November 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary will be recited for Faustino L. Rodriguez, 66, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Faustino at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with...

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    November 23, 2013 • CartoonsComments (0)

    According to new Census data, the middle class is shrinking while the top 1 percent of households saw income grow by 275 percent. Meanwhile the bottom fifth of households saw income gains of only 18 percent. During this period (2007-2009, and 2010-2012) the...