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Archive for June, 2011

  • Winds shift; Valley blaze explodes

    June 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Firefighters burn areas of land Wednesday in order to stop the spread of a wildfire in Lincoln County that scorched more than 43,000 acres. (Matt Arco Photo) Emergency officials announced evacuation orders for Alamo Canyon near Hondo Thursday just before 7...

  • Planes load slurry at RIAC

    June 30, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Three C-130s flew in and out of the Roswell International Air Center this week to help battle fires across New Mexico. (Matt Arco Photo) Roswell International Air Center was a landing spot this week for military cargo planes specially designed for dropping...

  • All dirt, no rain

    June 29, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Strong winds picked up dust east of Roswell Monday night as the sun set over the city. (Matthew Arco Photo) [/auth...

  • Cops will enforce ban

    June 29, 2011 • Local News • • Comments (1)

    Chaves County officials are again making a plea for residents to observe a fire ban in the county, which prohibits discharging any fireworks, just as law enforcement officials said Tuesday they plan to enforce the ban on the Fourth of July. Georgiana Hunt,...

  • UFO Fest adds Alien Wine event

    June 29, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    A new addition to this year’s UFO festivities will be the three-day Alien Wine Festival. Last-minute touches are being made to the UFO Festival as Roswell’s Pecos Flavors Winery prepares to host wineries from across the state. The Alien Wine...

  • White Mattress Co. celebrates Better Sleep Month

    June 28, 2011 • Business, Local Business Review • • Comments Off

    Beautiful hand-crafted Indian jewelry is a welcome gift at any time. Gallery Indian Crafts manager Peggy Mcintosh models a beautiful turquoise nugget necklace. Gallery Indian Crafts, located in the Sleep Gallery in the Broadmoor Shopping Center at 1010 So....

  • Sidney Brewer

    June 28, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    A graveside service will be recited for Sidney Brewer, 84, of Hagerman, at 9 a.m., Wednesday, June 29, 2011, in South Park Cemetery in Roswell, with the Rev. Brian Guerrini officiating. Sidney passed away on Friday, June 24, 2011, at his family home....

  • Police Blotter

    June 28, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

    Embezzlement •Police were dispatched to Allsup’s, 520 E. Second St., Friday, where it was reported that an employee had given away 15 24-packs of beer, four to five cartons of cigarettes, 10 candy bars and one soda refill, with a total estimated...

  • Public Record

    June 28, 2011 • Public Record • • Comments Off

    Marriage Licenses June 24 John Dylan Dempsey, 21, of Saint Matthews, S.C., and Crystallyn Amber Westbrook Reynolds, 19, of Roswell. Victor Carrasco, 27, and Kimberly Aguilar, 28, both of Hagerman. Douglas Howard Dooley, 49, and Rebecca Marie Ornelas, 49, both...

  • Roswell man charged with criminal sexual penetration

    June 28, 2011 • Local News • • Comments (1)

    Police arrested Marcus Victor Ramirez, 37, at his home on the 300 block of East Summit Street on Saturday. He is charged with criminal sexual penetration of a minor under the age of 13. The charges originated following an incident where the Roswell Police...