Philanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91

April 19, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – Real estate mogul and Michigan billionaire A. Alfred Taubman is shown in his office in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., in this April 4, 2007 file photo. Taubman, whose business success and philanthropy was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, died Friday night April 17, 2015 at his home after a heart [&hellip...

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Pope asks Europe to do more for migrants flooding into Italy

April 19, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

An Italian Navy officer gives instruction to migrants who are waiting to disembark from Italian Navy ship “Driade” in Messina’s port, Sicily, Italy, Saturday, April 18, 2015. Italian ships have picked up some 10,000 people, many of them...

Short portraits of 11 who died on the Deepwater Horizon

April 19, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 2014 AND THEREAFTER – This undated photo provided by the family shows Roy Wyatt Kemp with his daughter, Kaylee, in Jonesville, La. Kemp was killed in the April 20, 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion. (Courtesy of...

2 years after bombs, Boston Marathon looks forward, not back

April 19, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, APRIL 18-19 – FILE – In this April 21, 2014, file photo, Shalane Flanagan leads Buzunesh Deba, of Ethiopia, and Mare Dibaba, also from Ethiopia, and the elite pack past Wellesley College during the 118th Boston...


Who let the dogs out?

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Benavidez takes a break from his daily walk to soak in the sun at Cahoon Park Friday. Although legally blind, Benavidez works as a dishwasher at Pepper’s Grill & Bar, 500 N. Main St. His traveling companions provide company and, no doubt, some...


CCSO: Midway man dies from gunshot

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

An apparent accidental shooting death occurred shortly after midnight Saturday in the Midway area of Chaves County. Sheriff Britt Snyder said Guimel Vasquez, 21, was shot once in the abdomen while at a gathering where individuals were showing a gun to each...


On the green for green

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A golfer lines up his putt on the green Saturday on the New Mexico Military Institute golf course. All proceeds from the four-person scramble will be used to support Altrusa community service projects, such as the Assurance Home, Tobosa, Boys and Girls Club,...


Extra class leads Sergio Jimenez to his calling

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jimenez   One local man who learned English as a second language is now the owner of a business and in school to become a school superintendent. Sergio Jimenez, 26, of Roswell, was born the oldest of five children with Spanish as his first language....


All that jazz

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Goddard High School jazz band performs Saturday during a free concert at the newly renovated downtown Reischman Park. Other jazz ensembles also performed and Mayor Dennis Kintigh read a proclamation naming Roswell as a Jazz Appreciation City. The event...


Chaves County DWI arrest for April 17

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...