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Archive for January 2nd, 2014

  • Kiss to perform at NHL game at Dodger Stadium

    January 2, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sunday, April 1, 2012 file photo, from left, Gene Simmons, Eric Singer, Tommy Thayer and Paul Stanley, of the musical group KISS, arrive at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. KISS will perform at the NHL game at...

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    Pecan man

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A pecan orchard employee utilizing a rake is silhouetted by swirling dust and dirt at an area orchard, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    DWI arrests up for 2014 New Year holiday

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Law enforcement reported six arrests in Chaves County for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol over the New Year holiday, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Two incidents occurred in Roswell and four outside city limits. Only one DWI occurred last year over the...

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    Two car accidents kick off new year

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A 30-year-old man was severely injured during a traffic accident, a little after midnight on Wednesday, in the 1000 block of West Poe Street. Richard Hernandez was flown out of state for treatment. According to police records, Hernandez ran a stop sign and...

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    AG, Valley Meat hearing today

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Attorneys will meet in the First Judicial District Court at 2:30 p.m. today in Santa Fe to decide if Attorney General Gary King can keep Valley Meat Co. of Roswell from opening its doors. The last-ditch effort by King, a strong anti-horse slaughter proponent,...

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    Stewart Industries to pay $217,000 in overdue fees

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Stewart Industries International in Roswell, an aircraft storage and maintenance corporation, agreed Thursday to repay the city some $217,000 in overdue parking fees and rent by the end of the month. “This principal will be paid in full by Friday of next...

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    Roswell’s Most Wanted: Leroy Acosta

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Leroy Acosta, 31, is wanted for his involvement in a shooting and on charges of attempting to commit premeditated murder. The incident occurred on Nov. 1, 2013, in the 200 block of East Frazier Street. The 45-year-old victim was transported to Lubbock for...

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    Man arrested for starting fire, resisting arrest

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department arrested Christopher Vicks, 27, around 8;45 p.m., on Dec. 31, after Pecos Valley Communication Center received a call about man setting fire to the fields near the intersection of Honalulu and YO Roads. According to the police,...

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    Adult Center winter registration scheduled for saturday

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Looking to get in shape or learn a new skill? Registration for winter classes at the Roswell Adult Center will take place Saturday, Jan. 4, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the center, 807 North Missouri Avenue. Sign-ups take place one day only and students must...

  • NY judge nixes 50 Cent’s bid to toss video lawsuit

    January 2, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 26, 2011 file photo, Rapper and businessman Curtis Jackson III, known as 50 Cent, poses during an interview in New York. Rapper 50 Cent has lost a bid to end a Florida woman’s lawsuit over a sex video posted online with him...