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Archive for August 9th, 2013

  • As high as an elephant’s eye

    August 9, 2013 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Roberto Varela irrigates a corn field south of Brasher along S. Sunset, Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Bevers: A modern Renaissance man

    August 9, 2013 • Local News • • Comments Off

    J. Wayne Bevers (Jessica Palmer Photo) J. Wayne Bevers is a interesting man with an unusual name. He says he has no first name, stating that it is just “J.” Known as Wayne or J.W., Bevers was born and raised in Roswell. His family settled here in the...

  • Ariz. group to control Counseling Assoc.

    August 9, 2013 • Local News • • Comments (1)

    A Phoenix-based non-profit group will assume control of Counseling Associates Inc. Sunday, making the longtime local behavioral services group the latest casualty in an ongoing New Mexico Human Services Department Medicaid fraud investigation. Counseling...

  • Police Blotter: Police recover stolen motorcycle

    August 9, 2013 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

    Police recovered a stolen motorcycle, Thursday, during a routine traffic stop at the intersection of Jaffa Street and Emerald Drive. The driver had neither keys nor papers for the bike. He told officials that he had borrowed it from a friend. The subject was...

  • Around Town: Roswell Folklorico forming new classes

    August 9, 2013 • Vistas • • Comments Off

    Folklorico registration Registration for the Roswell Folklorico (Mexican folk dancing) classes will be held on the following dates: Monday through Friday, Aug. 19-23, at the Yucca Recreation Center, 500 S. Richardson Ave., from 6-7 p.m. This registration is...

  • More charges filed against Singleton

    August 9, 2013 • Local News • • Comments Off

    The Roswell Police Department obtained a warrant, Thursday, with additional charges for Elias Singleton, 34, who had previously been charged with attempted second-degree murder. Singleton was a person of interest in an aggravated assault case. Singleton is...

  • VCA celebrates new, unified campus

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    Valley Christian Academy students Elijah Cogdill, foreground, and siblings Judah, left, and Kiley, right, along with Brittany Bailey who will be a junior, check out their new school and chapel in the former First Christian Church located at 1500 S. Main,...

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    Carruthers discusses NMSU’s cooperative goals

    August 9, 2013 • Local News • • Comments Off

    New Mexico State University President Garrey Carruthers speaks with the media following a meeting with Mayor Del Jurney, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) New Mexico State University President Garrey Carruthers has already hit the ground in Roswell,...

  • Solis thanks council for service

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    Roswell Police Chief Al Solis made a special appearance at the City Council meeting Thursday night to thank councilors for the “opportunity to serve.” “I want to thank everybody for serving the city,” Solis told the council. “I’ve enjoyed it....

  • Police Blotter: Toyota Camry worth $4,000 stolen

    August 9, 2013 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

    Auto theft Police were dispatched to West Eyman Street, Wednesday, where a silver 2002 Toyota Camry, valued at $4,000, was reported stolen. Burglary • Police were called to the 600 block of South Wyoming Avenue, Wednesday, after subjects forced entry into a...