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Archive for December 22nd, 2011

  • You can help solve Crime in Roswell!!

    December 22, 2011 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    Steve Wolfe, Chaves County Crime Stoppers Board President, explains the mission of Crime Stoppers at a recent meeting of the Roswell Optimist Club. Crime Stoppers is located in the Roswell SAFE Coalition Building at 426 N. Main Street. Both Crime Stoppers and...

  • East Grand Plains food drive

    December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Following a student council-sponsored school-wide food drive, students at East Grand Plains Elementary load donated food destined for the Community Kitchen into a truck Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • RFD recruits fight controlled burn as part of training

    December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    RFD recruits receive instruction from Training Division Chief Devin Graham during a simulation of a house fire. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Roswell Fire Department conducted a controlled burn, Tuesday, at its facility on Brasher Road. The location is set up to...

  • RFD chiefs search under way

    December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city of Roswell is currently interviewing candidates for two battalion chief positions within the Roswell Fire Department. City Manager Larry Fry said one of the positions became vacant due to a battalion chief resigning several months ago, and the other...

  • Mayor to visit Santa Fe

    December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mayor Del Jurney will travel to Santa Fe next week to present the city’s site selection for the Youth ChalleNGe Academy. The program was allotted $2 million for new barracks through the $86 million capital outlay bill signed by Gov. Susana Martinez. The...

  • Hensel bound over for trial on witness intimidation charge

    December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ross Hensel, charged with intimidation of a witness, was bound over for trial in 5th District Court, Wednesday. The alleged incident took place on Dec. 7, following a hearing in Magistrate Court for his girlfriend, Laura Collins, who is charged with burglary....

  • Goods taken from backs of unattended pickup trucks

    December 22, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were dispatched to East Byrne Street, Tuesday, after a Honda 4000-psi power washer was taken from the bed of a pickup. The item was valued at $1,000. •Police received a walk-in report, Tuesday, of a green gas-powered generator, valued at $750,...

  • Cowell backs Amaro to win ‘The X Factor’

    December 22, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- In this Nov. 30, 2011 file photo released by FOX, Josh Krajcik performs on the singing competition series, “The X Factor,” in Los Angeles, where contestants sang songs by Michael Jackson for a tribute to the late King of Pop. (AP Photo/FOX,...

  • ABC sitcom ‘Work It’ gets detractors all worked up

    December 22, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this image released by ABC, from left to right, Kate Reinders, Kirstin Eggers, Rebecca Mader and Ben Koldyke are seen during a scene from “Work It,” on the ABC Television Network. (AP Photo/ABC, Eric McCandless) NEW YORK (AP) — Viewers may...

  • Michael Douglas’ son gets 4½ more years in prison

    December 22, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 27, 2009 file photo, Cameron Douglas, son of Michael Douglas, arrives at a film premiere in Los Angeles. Douglas has been sentenced to spend 4½ years in prison beyond the five years he is already serving for drug offenses.The judge...