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Archive for January 28th, 2011

  • On the table: Education bills in the Senate

    January 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lawmakers across the state introduced about 40 education-related bills after the Legislature convened in Santa Fe last week. Issues range from school lunch nutrition, grade promotions and moratoriums on building new schools. Here is a breakdown of Senate...

  • Will remodeled school be ready by next school year?

    January 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Construction crews work on building a new addition to Sunset Elementary School, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) School officials say they hope construction on Sunset Elementary School will be completed this fall, though opinions differ on whether it will be...

  • Connecting the world

    January 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Antonio Tavizon of the Fishel Company rolls out fiber optic cable for cell phone towers at the corner of South Main Street and Ryan Road, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Man arrested for worthless checks

    January 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Joe Maner, 40, was arrested on 37 counts of passing worthless checks, written during a period from July 15, 2007, through Aug. 7, 2007. “In three weeks, he managed to write 37 worthless checks over $25. The largest was $402.93,” said Erica...

  • Espinoza’s father passes

    January 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The father of a local lawmaker and business owner died Thursday of health complications following a battle with cancer. Roland Basmeson, 80, was father to Nora Espinoza, a Roswell Republican serving in the state House of Representatives. “He was just a...

  • Martinez visits elementary school

    January 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gov. Susana Martinez is greeted by the entire student body at East Grand Plains Elementary School, Thursday morning during a brief visit to Roswell. (Mark Wilson Photo) A group of Roswell kindergarten students took a break from their regular coursework...

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    January 28, 2011 • CartoonsComments Off

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