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Archive for September 22nd, 2011

  • Carter: Execution exposes flaws in death penalty

    September 22, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Demonstrators gather in front of the White House in Washington as they hold a vigil before the scheduled execution of death row inmate Troy Davis, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. Davis is facing lethal injection for killing an off-duty Georgia policeman in...

  • Republicans stepping up criticism ahead of debate

    September 22, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks about Israel during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans seeking the presidency have spent months pitching glossy...

  • Coming soon

    September 22, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Bernie Perez of Superior Signs installs “Home of the Whopper” signage to a side entrance at the new Burger King located between Hastings and Walgreens on North Main Street, Wednesday morning. The new restaurant is due to open in the next several weeks....

  • Dwelling invaded, trash searched

    September 22, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

    Police were called to the 400 block of East Wildy, Tuesday, regarding an incident of breaking and entering. The victim woke up and discovered an east-facing door on the residence had been forced. Further investigation revealed the gate had also been forced....

  • Shoplifters hit Hobby Lobby

    September 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Two subjects got away with $200 to $300 worth of goods from Hobby Lobby, 4501 N. Main St., Tuesday, in what might be viewed as a brazen case of shoplifting. According to Roswell Police Department’s Public Information Officer Travis Holley, the subjects...

  • Locals train to help children exposed to drugs

    September 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A new initiative might bring together several agencies to work toward a common goal: helping children who have been taken from homes where they were exposed to drug use or drug manufacturing. Agency representatives who may help with Roswell’s budding Drug...

  • Grant helps law enforcement upgrade computer systems

    September 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department announced Wednesday that its grant application to the Justice Assistant Grant had been accepted. The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office and RPD filed jointly for the federal grant designed for use by states and local law...

  • Mayor says new tax would spur growth

    September 22, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    In an attempt to defy history, Mayor Del Jurney plans to re-introduce the proposal to add a Municipal Infrastructure Gross Receipts Tax to the city’s current growth receipt tax. The proposal for the additional tax has not passed in the past two attempts,...

  • Adair blasts redistricting plan

    September 22, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    The Democrat supported redistricting plan the Senate passed on Monday has the potential to affect representation in Chaves County, and specifically Roswell, if the House and Gov. Susana Martinez approve it. All Republican senators voted against the plan,...

  • Public Records

    September 22, 2011 • Public Record • • Comments Off

    Marriage Licenses Sept. 20 Jared R. Olive, 23, of Roswell, and Christina M. Miranda, 24, of Dexter. Divorces Filed Sept. 9 Sunny Raye Smith vs Raymond Smith Shelli D. Hurst vs Derek W. Hurst Filed Sept. 13 Lisa Valencia vs Brad Valencia Filed Sept. 14 Roberto...