Archive for December 24th, 2013

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    Epic light display is also interactive

    December 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    (Shawn Naranjo Photo) On Stephens Circle, Christmas lights dance to seasonal music. Clark Griswold would be fuming with jealousy if he saw this. The home of the Naranjo family is not only lit like a Roman candle, but the 13,000 LED lights on display blink in...

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    ‘Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!’

    December 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Armenian clergymen take part in the Sunday prayer services inside the Grotto, underneath the Church of the Nativity, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (AP Photo) Christmas traditions may vary around the world, but the message remains the same Final part...

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    Safety tips to keep in mind this season

    December 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Holiday safety does not stop when the shopping is completed. Many of these tips are appropriate any time of year, winter, summer, spring or fall, especially for those who have young children around the house. • Cooking while holding a child can be...

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    Looking a lot like Christmas

    December 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Festive holiday lights brighten the corner of Aspen Avenue and Carolina Way. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    Christmas tree has roots in several ancient traditions

    December 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Jessica Palmer Photo The Christmas tree, or evergreens, as a form of winter decoration dates back to ancient times. Trees that remained green all year were symbols of resurrection and life during the coldest, darkest months of the year. People hung evergreen...

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    Trash pick-up today but landfill closed

    December 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The city landfill will be closed today in observance of Christmas but the trash pick-up schedule will not change. The City of Roswell Sanitation Department reminds citizens that they can bring cut Christmas trees to the city landfill to be recycled for wood...

  • Willie O. Moore Jr.

    December 24, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Willie O. Moore Jr., 89, passed away on Dec. 12, 2013. He will be laid to rest at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Willie Oliver Moore Jr. was born in Cisco, Texas, on March 20, 1924, to Willie Oliver Moore Sr. and Nellie Virginia Notgrass. He served in the Army...

  • Sandra Sue Martin

    December 24, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sandra Sue Martin of Roswell passed away on Dec. 23, 2013, at ENMMC from heart failure. She was 70 years young. She was born in McKinney, Texas, Sept. 19, 1943, to William (Bill) and Nellie Ramey. The family moved to Roswell in 1946 and Sandra attended...

  • Gertrude “Gert” “Sis” Gebo Croney

    December 24, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Gertrude “Gert” “Sis” Gebo Croney, 88, of Roswell, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus, on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer. Gert was born in Thermoplis, Wyo., to William H. and Emma Hett Gebo on Jan. 30,...

  • Miguel J. Castillo

    December 24, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A prayer service for Javier Miguel Castillo, 19, of Roswell, will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor...