Archive for August 24th, 2013

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    Pen pals Woods and Tur mark 50 years of cultural exchange

    August 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Nancy Woods, left, and Frode Pakusch Tur, of Oslo, Norway, have been pen pals for 50 years. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Nancy Woods was 13 and living in Santa Fe when she first decided she wanted to find a pen pal abroad. She looked up the Chamber of Commerce in...

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    Job Corps grads given a second chance at goals

    August 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Job Corps graduates enter Pueblo Auditorium for commencement ceremonies, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) As one of 125 centers nationwide, Roswell Job Corps Center participated in the third annual national commencement day Friday. Students come and go...

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    Roswell ESGR recognizes community

    August 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Military Institute President/Superintendent Maj. Gen. Jerry Grizzle receives the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award during the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s Lunch with the Boss at the Daniels Leadership...

  • Man receives six months for 20 counts of child sexual exploitation

    August 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (2)

    A Lovington man recently received a six-month sentence after pleading no contest to 20 counts of sexual exploitation of a child. The state prosecutor recommended nine years for counts one through four to run consecutively, with an additional nine years each...

  • Police Blotter: Three police shifts needed to answer service calls

    August 24, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police responded to a total of 266 service calls, Thursday. At one point, all three shifts were brought in to work to cover the calls. Vehicle theft • Police were called to the 1000 block of Ivy Drive, Thursday, where subjects stole a flatbed trailer,...

  • Marthella Whitehead Flowers

    August 24, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Marthella passed from this life to her heavenly home on August 14, 2013, in Wimberely, Texas. She was born in Roswell, NM, in 1940, to Stanley and Hazel Whitehead. She graduated from Roswell High School in 1958. In her senior year, she was chosen from a list...