Archive for December 31st, 2013

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    Fight or flight

    December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Startled geese scramble for the relative safety of the pond at the Spring River Park and Zoo, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    NMSP arrest Gomez for homicide

    December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Gomez The New Mexico State Police arrested Adalberto (Albert) Gomez, 24, in Las Cruces around 7 p.m. Monday. Gomez was wanted on charges of murder for the slaying of Juan (Pun) Gonzales that occurred around 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, when officers from the...

  • Police Blotter: Man brutally attacked, robbed by 3 assailants

    December 31, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Armed robbery Police responded to a battery call, Monday, in the 600 block of South Wyoming Avenue. When officials arrived at the scene, they found a man bleeding from wounds to his head and face inside the residence. He reported that three unknown men,...

  • Charldean Talnack

    December 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    In loving memory, Mom Charldean was born Feb. 22, 1922, in Pauls Valley, Okla., to Charles E. and Jessica Evergreen Harper. She was their seventh daughter. She married Robert B. Smith and shortly afterwards became a young widow when he gave his life to this...

  • Cristobal “Chocolate” Gutierrez

    December 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Prayer services for Cristobal “Chocolate” Gutierrez, 72, of Roswell will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Vision Celestial, 1305 S. Garden. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 at Vision Celestial, 1305 S. Garden, with Oscar...

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    Veterans cemetery dedicated in Roswell

    December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    After years of struggle, it took the strong will of local veterans, officials and community businesses to provide Roswell with its own official cemetery to honor its service men and women. U.S. Army Vietnam veteran Robert Jensen stood in the bitter cold...

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    Roswell man dies in vehicle collision

    December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell man, Kevin Avery, 37, died Saturday after his motorcycle crashed into a car that was turning onto Main Street. The accident occurred around 3 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of North Main and 12th streets. The driver told officials she was leaving...

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    Shooting after minor car accident

    December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Officers with the Roswell Police Department responded to the 300 block of South Delaware Avenue in reference to a shooting around 7:15 p.m. Sunday. RPD Public Information Liaison Sabrina Morales said the female victim, who was travelling southbound on...

  • Police Blotter: Christmas gifts, other items taken on Sunday

    December 31, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Burglary •Police responded to Cajun Court, Sunday. The 89-year-old victim reported $10,500 worth of items stolen, including: a tool box, a coin collection, a Ruger 22 caliber rifle, some jewelry, a Purple Heart and Christmas gifts. •Police were called to...

  • Wannema White

    December 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Waymaker Church, for Wannema White, 67, who passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Albuquerque. Mark Green will be officiating with burial to follow at Memorial Lawn Memorial Park. Wannema...