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Archive for November 30th, 2011

  • Big Brother, Sisters receive donation

    November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Amanda Ware of Big Brothers Big Sisters receives a donation from Tom Jennings and Darryl Burkhead of MainStreet Roswell, Tuesday. The money was raised from proceeds generated from the recent Zombie Walk and were divided with Harvest Ministries. (Mark Wilson...

  • Fifth annual Heart Gallery hopes to create families

    November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Attendees check out the photographs on display during the Heart Gallery reception in honor of National Adoption Month, Tuesday evening, at the Chaves County Administration Building. (Mark Wilson Photo) For dozens of children in Chaves County, the holidays may...

  • County reviews redistricting

    November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Commission held a redistricting workshop Tuesday morning to review the maps prepared by state Sen. Rod Adair, R-Roswell, of New Mexico Demographics. With five redistricting concepts in hand, commissioners planned to extensively examine the...

  • RPD didn’t violate man’s rights in stop

    November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments (2)

    On Nov. 20, Carl Roy Burleson pleaded guilty to charges of felon in possession of a firearm in Las Cruces Federal Court. The guilty plea followed a three-year-long court battle and appeals process after his arrest on May 2, 2008. The final ruling was...

  • Tree of Hope goes up at RMAC

    November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Students from All Saints Catholic School decorate the Tree of Hope with the help of elves from Assisteens at the Roswell Museum and Arts Center, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Tree of Hope arises every year at Roswell Museum and Art Center, 100 W....

  • Court rules in favor of RISD

    November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    In a lawsuit involving the distribution of small rubber figurines, meant to represent fetuses, on school property, the United States Federal District Court, sitting in Albuquerque, ruled in favor of the Roswell Independent School District. The case, Taylor v....

  • RISD fails to make AYP for 09-10 year

    November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Independent School District did not make Adequate Yearly Progress for the 2009-2010 school year, required by the New Mexico Public Education Department. The NMPED, which is regulated on the federal level, outlines 37 criteria school districts have...

  • Job Corps gets new director

    November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Job Corps now has a new center director. Pam Hess, president of Career Opportunities Inc., has named Aladin Rodrigues as director. The Department of Labor awarded the contract to operate the center to COI and on Nov. 1 COI, based out of San...

  • Criminal damage reported

    November 30, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Criminal damage Police were dispatched to Farmers Country Market, 912 W. Hobbs St., Monday, after a sliding drive-in window was broken out. Nothing was taken from the store. Replacement costs are estimated at $300. Arrest The police were called to the 600...

  • Frankie B. Cole

    November 30, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Frankie Cole was 72 years old when she died peacefully on Nov. 29, 2011, after a severe stroke. She was in the care of Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell when she went to heaven to be with our Lord, Jesus Christ. Daily she read her One Year Bible when...