Archive for December 6th, 2013

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    Chain of Change: Students at Sunset Elementary raise nearly $400 for Red Cross

    December 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, students at Sunset Elementary decided to construct their own fundraiser to help raise money for the relief effort. Quarter by quarter, they raised $396.25, and for every 25 cents given, the child who...

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    Posada performance

    December 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Danza de los Matachines perform during the Goddard High School’s Spanish Club presentation of Posada 2013 at the GHS Little Theater, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Washington Federal to close its new branch

    December 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Washington Federal will close its new location at Fifth and Main streets in early March and move its customers to a branch a few blocks away, a manager said Friday. The former Bank of America office that transitioned to a Washington Federal branch Nov. 1,...

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    Juarez a person of interest in homicide

    December 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Juarez The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office released the name of a homicide victim, Friday, as Jerry Parks. Chief Deputy Britt Snyder described the victim as an elderly man. Parks’ body was discovered by a caretaker inside his residence, 1506 S. Eisenhower...

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    SENM Veterans Transportation Network luncheon thanks drivers

    December 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Southeast New Mexico Veteran’s Transportation Network President Magil Duran, right, hands out crocheted blankets to volunteer drivers Friday at a luncheon. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Southeast New Mexico Veterans Transportation Network thanked its several...

  • Police Blotter: Man pulls gun after fight

    December 6, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Aggravated assault with firearm • Police responded to the 1700 block of North Maryland Avenue around 11:45 a.m. Thursday, where a 24-year-old man, pointed a firearm at a male acquaintance, 20. The incident followed a physical fight between the two. The...

  • Violet M. Madsen

    December 6, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Violet M. Madsen, 79, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Born in Ganado, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Keturah (Brandes) Barker. Violet and her family lived in both Lolita, Texas, and Roswell, N.M. She moved to the Albany area in 2007 to be...

  • Pabla Rodriguez

    December 6, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A prayer service will be held for Pabla Rodriguez, 71, of Roswell, on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at 6 p.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will be held Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. The family...

  • John Hart

    December 6, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service for John Hart, 78, of Roswell, will be held at in San Carlos, Ariz., at a later date. John passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory. [/auth...

  • ‘Sound of Music’ alive for 18.6 million viewers

    December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo provided by NBC shows, from left, Kristine Nielson as Frau Schmidt, Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp, and Sean Cullen as Franz, in “The Sound of Music Live!” airing Thursday, December 5, 2013, on NBC (8-11 p.m. ET). (AP Photo/NBC,...