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Archive for October 21st, 2011

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    October 21, 2011 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • NMMI honors distinguished alumni

    October 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Military Institute Hall of Fame inductees, from left, William C. Hoh, Sir William Theodore Wright Jr. and Dr. Mary Beth Larsen participate in ceremonies Thursday at Pearson Auditorium. Not pictured is inductee Jack. R. Fox. (Mark Wilson Photo) In a...

  • War memorial nears completion

    October 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A new memorial monument is set to not only honor those who have paid the highest price for their country but also honor the work of a former Roswell High School student. Brandon Boal, a 2010 graduate of Roswell High School, won a competition while still at...

  • Students honored for character

    October 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Youth ChalleNGe cadets prepare to be seated during the Character Counts! Week Super Celebration Thursday evening at Roswell High School. (Mark Wilson Photo) Local students were called on to represent a timeless truth or maxim through art, an essay, or a poem...

  • Wind farm receives thumbs up

    October 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    After much discussion, debate and uncertainty, the Chaves County Commission approved Resolution R-11-059 concerning the intent of Chaves County to issue Industrial Revenue Bonds on behalf of Anderson Wind Project LLC, in its regular business meeting Thursday...

  • Merle A. Moehring

    October 21, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Sept. 5, 1923-Oct. 19, 2011 Merle, 88, of Pahrump, Nev., and living in Roswell for the last two years to be near family, passed away after a very lengthy illness. He was a veteran of two wars – the Korean Conflict and WWII and had served in the military for...

  • George Leshnov

    October 21, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. at Congregation B’Nai Israel for George Leshnov, age 93, of Roswell, who passed away on Oct. 20, 2011. George was born June 10, 1918, in Montreal, Canada, to Jacob and Rachel Leshnov, who...

  • Kenneth Leon Guthrie

    October 21, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Kenneth Leon Guthrie, age 78, of Roswell passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center of natural causes. Kenneth was born on Feb. 21, 1933, in Ware, Texas, to Marion Carroll (M.C.) and Geneva Lucille Guthrie. He had three...

  • Police investigate theft cases

    October 21, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were called to the 2300 block of Carver Drive, Thursday, after subjects got into the back of two separate pickups and removed a backpack leaf blower valued at $400. From the second truck, belonging to the Roswell Independent School District, the...

  • Concerns voiced during Neighborhood Watch meeting

    October 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Fire Marshal Bill Wells spoke to the Lea Street Neighborhood Watch about fire safety, Tuesday, at Tinnie Mercantile Store & Deli, 412 W. Second St. He was asked to speak to the group after fire destroyed an abandoned building on Lea Street. He...