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Archive for December 19th, 2013

  • ShallowGrave

    Police find body in shallow grave

    December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The pink flags and orange tape mark the spot where the police found a badly decomposed body of a young man near the railroad tracks on 12th Steet. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Roswell Police Department found the body of a man in a shallow grave located in the...

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    DFD embraces season, helps families

    December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Dexter Fire Department played Santa Thursday evening, taking, from left to right, Pedro Salcido, his sister Raina, and Katelyn Johnson Christmas shopping at WalMart, transporting the children in first responder vehicles from their homes in Midway to...

  • Helicopter-Santa

    Gotcha!

    December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Santa Claus has his beard pulled while visiting Del Norte Elementary after being delivered to the school via a TriState CareFlght helicopter, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Council extends zoning options to East Second St.

    December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting Thursday to extend special zoning options to property owners on East Second Street. Amendments to Planning and Zoning Ordinance 10-02 also included the removal of language pertaining to marijuana...

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    Board votes against an agreement Eddy County

    December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Commission voted against a mutual assistance agreement between Eddy and Chaves counties, on Thursday. Commissioner Kim Chesser noted that law enforcement agencies of the two counties often aided each other. He wondered if it was necessary to...

  • carlharrison

    Drop in SNAP benefits sends local food banks into overdrive

    December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Carl Harrison, driver and warehouse worker for Salvation Army in Roswell, packs a basket of emergency food for a family of four at the Salvation Army Food Bank, Tuesday. (Tess Townsend Photo) Clients were queuing up for shopping carts of emergency food at the...

  • Christopher Eric Mireles

    December 19, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at Ballard Chapel for Christopher Mireles, 41, who passed away Thursday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas, after a long battle with his illness. A communion service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Monday,...

  • Carolyn Loveless Schlicher

    December 19, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Carolyn Loveless Schlicher died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, in Dallas, Texas. A memorial reception is scheduled at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, 409 E. College Blvd., Roswell. Carolyn was born in New Orleans, La.,...

  • Paul Rudd cast as superhero Ant-Man in Marvel film

    December 19, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, July 31, 2013, file photo, actor Paul Rudd attends a screening of “Prince Avalanche” in New York. Rudd has been cast as Ant-Man in Edgar Wright’s superhero film about a scientist who can shrink himself down to the...

  • Christie’s to auction trove of 85 Joan Miro works

    December 19, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 photo, auction house workers adjust Joan Miro’s 1968 oil painting “Women and Birds” which has an estimated sale price of 4 to 7 million British pounds in a room with other works of Miro at Christie’s...