Archive for December 7th, 2013

  • Weather

    Icy weather causes road closures, car wrecks

    December 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Cold and icy conditions along U.S. 285 made for hazardous driving conditions north of Roswell, early Saturday afternoon. The highway was later closed at 4:48 p.m. from mile marker 114 to Vaughn. New Mexico State Police had investigated eight car accidents in...

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    Get to know the Santa of Roswell Mall

    December 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    J.J. Harris, 4, receives a hug from Santa, Saturday, at the Roswell Mall. He excitedly ran up to Santa to ask for a special present: a Thomas the Tank Engine set. Harris said he plans to leave strawberry milk and strawberry cupcakes out for Santa on Christmas...

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    Perry announces bid for re-election

    December 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    City Councilor Jason Perry (R-Ward 4), his family and a number of supporters braved the cold, rainy weather, Saturday, to meet on the west steps of City Hall, where Perry announced his bid for re-election in the 2014 election. Among those who faced the 19...

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    Hernandez helps students find life lessons in music

    December 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Jose Luis Hernandez is one of the founding fathers of S.O.Y Mariachi. (Jessica Palmer Photo) José Luis Hernandez is the soul of patience. He waited patiently as this reporter finished writing a quote. It is this is the same patience he uses when he instructs...

  • Anthony (Tony) Bloise

    December 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A celebration of life will be held at the family home at a later date for Anthony Bloise, 68, of Roswell. Anthony passed away on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Anthony was born Aug. 26, 1945, to Joseph Bloise and Jennie Caruso Bloise in Olean, New York. He loved to...

  • Dr. Eric R. Jensen

    December 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial services are scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church for Eric Reinhard Jensen, 703 W. Mann Ave., Artesia, New Mexico. Dr. Jensen, 89, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad. Rev....

  • Floyd Allen Blakeney

    December 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Grace Community Church for Floyd Blakeney, 81, who passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Bradley Fussel will be officiating. Floyd was born Nov. 17,...

  • Kim Hogge

    December 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Kim Hogge, 55, passed away on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Rio Rancho. She was born in Detroit, Mich., on Sept. 14, 1958, to the late Woody and Ellen Hogge. The family moved to Roswell while she was a teenager. Kim was a very loving mother, grandmother, and...

  • Norma Jean C De Baca

    December 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Norma’s family extends their deepest thanks and gratitude to friends and family who assisted during this difficult time. Appreciation is expressed for the beautiful flowers, food offerings, your prayers and your attendance at her services. Deepest...

  • Merle L. Andersen

    December 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    In Memory Of Merle L. Andersen June 1, 1936 — Nov. 28, 2013 Services: Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, 2 p.m. Officiating: Pastor Dana Steinwand. Organist: Shirley Oswald. Soloist: Alan Ward. Cong. Hymns: “Just As I Am,” “Amazing Grace.” Honorary...