Archive for January 11th, 2014

  • Doggy-Saviors

    Puppy pals

    January 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jackson and Tara were on hand and available for adoption at Roswell Tractor Supply, Saturday, during an event presented by Doggy Saviors, a group that rescues animals from Animal Control before they are euthanized. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • spotlight-bennett

    RMAC education curator helps children connect with art

    January 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Meredith Bennett is the curator of education at the Roswell Museum of Art Center. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Meredith Bennett moved to Roswell a year ago and has become a positive force in helping children connect with art as curator of education for the Roswell...

  • Leilanis

    Sweet story time

    January 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Sweet Leilani’s visited with children at the Roswell Public Library for a story time on Hawaii and Hula dancing, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Carol Benjamin

    January 11, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Carol Benjamin passed away on Jan. 4, 2014, at age 60. She was born in Roswell and lived in El Paso. She is survived by her mother, Marjorie Benjamin; two sisters: Marilyn Benjamin and Roberta Price; several nieces and nephews; an aunt and uncle, Bill and...

  • Father of man shot by Albuquerque police sues

    January 11, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A father of a man shot by Albuquerque police filed a lawsuit against the department this week seeking the release of public records tied to the shooting. The lawsuit comes as David Sherrill and the attorneys sought lapel camera...

  • New chile variety comes to southern New Mexico

    January 11, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The new seeds are inconspicuous, filling a handful of 1.5-pound coffee bags and tucked at the bottom of a shelf in the Seed Vault. The repository — kept between 34 degrees and 40 degrees Fahrenheit — holds decades of seeds grown...

  • Artesia man facing trial for death of friend

    January 11, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — An Artesia man is standing trial for the 2011 shooting death of his friend. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports ( ) the second-degree murder trial for Jeff Carpenter is expected the continue next week with more...

  • NM farmers: Questions remain over prairie chicken

    January 11, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — Landowners in eastern New Mexico say they still have questions over the lesser prairie chicken and its possible listing as a threatened species The Portales News-Tribune reports ( that several landowners said this...

  • Chemical spill a blow to W.Va capital’s economy

    January 11, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS DATE TO SATURDAY JAN. 11-Members of the Nitro Volunteer Fire Department distribute water to local residents following the chemical spill on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 in Charleston, W.V. About 300,000 people in nine counties entered their third day...

  • International directors gather for Globes panel

    January 11, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 13, 2012 file photo, Thomas Vinterberg arrives at a screening for “The Hunt” during the London Film Festival at The Odeon, Leicester Square, in London. Four of the five directors of Golden Globe-nominated foreign-language...