Archive for February 18th, 2014

  • ‘Candy’ Crush Saga’ maker King Digital plans IPO

    February 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This undated file screenshot provided by Candy Crush shows “Candy Crush Saga,” the maddeningly addictive mobile game that involves matching bright-hued virtual candies in a row to have them disappear, only to be replaced by more. King...

  • Devo guitarist Bob Casale dies at age 61

    February 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This June 5, 2010 file photo shows Bob Casale performing live at The 2010 KROQ Weenie Roast in Irvine, Calif. Casale, of the band Devo best known for the 1980s hit “Whip It,” died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, from conditions that led to heart...

  • Police Blotter: Man found stuck in a sewer drain

    February 18, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police and firefighters had to rescue a man who was stuck in the sewer on Saturday. A police officer responded to the 700 block of South Main Street in reference to a call reporting a man trapped inside a sewer drain. A woman told the officer that...

  • Review: Glover shows promise on post-’Idol’ debut

    February 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This CD cover image released by Interscope Records shows “Music Speaks,” by Candice Glover. (AP Photo/Interscope Records) Candice Glover, “Music Speaks” (Interscope/19 Recordings) Candice Glover originally planned to release her debut...

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    Second ‘Meet with Police Chief’ event set for Friday

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The residents of Roswell had an opportunity to meet then-new Roswell Chief of Police Phil Smith in November. That event was hosted by the Roswell Neighborhood Watch organization, and was held at the Roswell High School Little Theatre. While attendance was not...

  • Famed Montreal-born writer Mavis Gallant dies

    February 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1981 photo, Mavis Gallant is shown in Montreal. Gallant, the Montreal-born writer who carved out an international reputation as a master short-story author while living in Paris for much of her life, has died at age 91, her...

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    Roswell training officer, McGruff visit Girl Scouts

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A group of local Girl Scouts learned about safety when they met with Roswell Police Department Recruiting/Training Officer Lisa Brackeen on Friday. Officer Brackeen spoke with the youngsters about safety issues, such as wearing seatbelts, and “stranger...

  • California pension board hikes contributions

    February 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Terrence McGuire, who is a proxy for California Public Employees Retirement System Board Member, State Controller John Chiang, talks with board member Richard Costigan, during a meeting in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. The board of the nations...

  • Barbara A. Crawford Meyer

    February 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Barbara A. Crawford Meyer was taken home to be with her Lord and Savior on February 7, 2014 at Duke Medical Center, North Carolina. Barbara was born September 18, 1933 in Roswell, NM to Paul (Pug) Morgan Crawford and Maude McGuire Crawford. She was cremated...

  • Asian stocks muted as Japan surge tempered

    February 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A man talks on the mobile phone in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Japan led Asian stock markets higher Tuesday after the country’s central bank announced new measures to support growth.(AP...