Washington Federal responds to ‘bumpy’ start

November 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (2)

Washington Federal Bank officials continue to work on smoothing out a transition for former Bank of America customers after acquiring the branch on Fifth and Main streets, said a senior marking representative in Seattle this week. But bigger changes may be in store. Bank officials may be considering closing the branch or merging it with [&hellip...

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1 dies in shooting

November 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The victim of a shooting that occurred around noon on Wednesday in the 2900 block of Emerald Drive died of wounds that same night at a Lubbock hospital. According to the criminal complaint, the shooting resulted following an argument. The victim, Victor...


Locally-owned businesses benefit from Black Friday

November 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hippie Chicks salesperson Britt Lindberg, left, assists Zena Studdard and her daughter, Keely, on Black Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Black Friday conjures images of streams of shoppers queuing up for that big screen TV or new tablet on clearance at national...


Main Wells Fargo Bank set up for Donations

November 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

In Wednesday’s Daily Record, a story appeared about a mother who is struggling to pay her son’s medical bills. The child suffers from a rare blood disorder, with prescriptions costing up to $4,500. The article noted Wells Fargo Bank, 400 N. Pennsylvania...


Thanksgiving events show generosity and fellowship in Roswell

November 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Turkey and all the fixings are served during the Community Volunteer Program’s Free Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving day. (Mark Wilson Photo) Diners and volunteers trickle in and out of the front door of Veterans Memorial Hall on North Montana Avenue...


‘Gray Thursday’ not a day off for all

November 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Susie and Dominic Lopez, of Rio Rancho, right, Patsy Hernandez, of Roswell, seated left, and Hope Leyva, of Albuquerque, get a head start on their Black Friday shopping, occupying the front of the line at Target, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Walmart,...


‘A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol’: ENMU-R’s latest play ‘a fun, energetic, playful Christmas show for children and adults’

November 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Humpty Dumpty, the Little Big Bad Wolf and Little Bo Peep prepare for their parts in the upcoming production of “A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol” at ENMU-Roswell. (Rey Berrones Photo) It’s a fantasy take on a traditional tale, and as the holiday season...


McClain charged as accessory in shooting

November 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Danielle McClain, 22, was arrested early Wednesday, in the 300 block of East Bonney Street. McClain is charged as an accessory to attempted premeditated murder. The incident occurred Nov. 1 when McClain and another individual contacted the victim at her...


City of Angels Toy Drive kicks off Sunday

November 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kmart shoppers will see some special seasonal visitors this Sunday. Volunteers for the City of Angels Toy Run will be camped out in front of the store, kicking off their annual collection of toys, clothes, food and monetary donations for local families in...


Butterflies on display

November 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sue Ashby with Friends of Bitter Lake checks out Jay Kortsch’s collection of Peruvian butterflies, including the blue morpho, during the 33rd annual Holly-Day Magic Art & Craft Show at the Roswell Convention Center, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...