Archive for January 21st, 2014

  • Gladys Shirley

    January 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services for Gladys Shirley, 96, of Caldwell, Texas, and formerly of Ft. Sumner, will be held on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Ft. Sumner with Rev. Mike Stall officiating. Burial will follow at Ft. Sumner...

  • Walter “Bud” Harris

    January 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jan. 15, 1938 – Jan. 17, 2014 Walter “Bud” Harris passed away on Jan. 17, 2014, in Albuquerque. Bud was born in Clovis, on Jan. 15, 1938, to Mary and Heck Harris. Bud married the love of his life, Janita Kay McKinley, on Jan. 22, 1959, in Portales....

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    Business owner Green sees growth potential for Roswell

    January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Businessman Joe Green is running for City Council in Ward 3 against incumbent Councilman Art Sandoval. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Small-business owner Joe Green decided he wanted to make a difference in Roswell during what he felt was a critical time for the...

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    Sanders’ father: ‘The responsibility is ours’

    January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The family of Kendal Sanders held a press conference Monday afternoon at Church on the Move, giving an update on her condition. Kendal is the 13-year-old victim of last week’s Berrendo Middle School shooting. She is one of three who were injured when...

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    County hopes for project funding from Legislature

    January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    As the 30-day legislative session begins today, Chaves County will wait to hear whether a wish list of projects it submitted will be approved for funding. The county submitted 10 funding requests to its state legislators for road construction, a walking...

  • Police Blotter: Man punched, pulls out knife during argument

    January 21, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Aggravated battery Police were dispatched to the 2500 block of South Lea Avenue, Sunday, where an argument turned physical. According to the report, one man attempted to intercede and was punched. He responded to defend himself, punching the other man, and...

  • Dena M. Cox

    January 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside service for Dena M. Cox, 81, of Roswell, will be Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at 11 a.m. at South Park Cemetery. Dena passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Dena was born Sept. 19, 1933, in Hamlin, Texas, to William Earl Ervin and Mary Hazel Panders. Dena...

  • Avie C. Chavez Sr.

    January 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Avie C. Chavez Sr. passed away on Dec. 31, 2013. He leaves behind his wife of 50 years, Toni; a daughter, Barnadette, of Los Lunas; his son, Avie Jr., of Albuquerque; daughter, Loretta, of Roswell, and his loving eight grandchildren and eight...

  • Charles Leroy Atwood

    January 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    No services are scheduled for Charles Leroy Atwood, 85, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 18, 2014. He was a retired educator. Charles was born on Nov. 13, 1928, in Fitchburg, Mass., to Elmer and Gertrude (Johnson) Atwood. They have both preceded him in...

  • Donald (Don) “Papaw” Wayne Prince

    January 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral service for Donald (Don) “Papaw” Wayne Prince, 80, of Roswell, will be Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Grace Community Church with Pastor Sean Lee officiating. Burial is to follow at South Park Cemetery. The family will be accepting...