Archive for November 26th, 2013

  • Holly-day

    Butterflies on display

    November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sue Ashby with Friends of Bitter Lake checks out Jay Kortsch’s collection of Peruvian butterflies, including the blue morpho, during the 33rd annual Holly-Day Magic Art & Craft Show at the Roswell Convention Center, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    CCSO makes two arrests in recent shootings

    November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A man who engaged several officers and sheriff’s deputies in a gunfight Saturday morning during a lengthy standoff was arrested on 15 counts of aggravated assault, according to the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office. A Roswell police officer began chasing...

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    Mother seeks donations for son’s treatment

    November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Joshua Curtis (pictured) was born with a blood disorder so rare that the incidences are less than one in a million. His mother, Allison, seeks help funding a visit to the Children’s Hospital at the University of New Mexico Medical Center for tests and...

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    New Washington Federal branch signs 5-year lease

    November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Crews remove the Bank of America sign from Sunwest Center’s office tower earlier this month. Washington Federal has assumed Bank of America’s new five-year lease at the site. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) The new Washington Federal Bank branch at the...

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    Apprehended: James Orcutt

    November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    James Orcutt, 30, is wanted on charges of battery against a household member following an incident that  occurred on Oct. 2, in the 2800 block of W. Second Street. Orcutt is described as being 5 feet, 9 inches tall, 160 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes....

  • Police Blotter: Engine parts, stereo stolen from vehicle

    November 26, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Vehicle burglary Police were dispatched to the Walmart parking lot, 4500 N. Main St., Monday, after subjects gained access to a vehicle, took recently purchased engine parts and removed a stereo. There were no signs of forced entry. The losses were estimated...

  • Tom Hoover

    November 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Tom Hoover, longtime resident of Roswell, passed away on Nov. 23 in Shady Shores, Texas, after an extended illness. Tom was born in Chandler, Ariz., on May 26, 1923, to Jim and Dewey Hoover. He moved to the Roswell area before he was a year old and remained...

  • Lisa Ann Cobos

    November 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary will be recited for Lisa Ann Cobos, 47, of Roswell, on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A memorial service will be held on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with...

  • Orban S. Waggoner

    November 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Orban S. Waggoner passed from this life to the next on Nov. 20, 2013. Orban was a lifelong farmer in the East Grand Plains area of the Pecos Valley. His parents, Benjamin Franklin Waggoner and Lenore Waggoner, were field workers in Oklahoma where Orban was...

  • Band-students

    Roswell and Goddard high school band musicians to play at Carnegie Hall

    November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Roswell High School band students Kyler Brown, foreground, and Myles Burd rehearse during class Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Carnegie Hall needs no introduction. Musicians around the world dream of playing at the concert venue in New York. Three high...