Archive for October 9th, 2013

  • Geoffrey-Gallante

    Jam session

    October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Young trumpet player Geoffrey Gallante jams with Mariachi Nuevo Comienzo upon arriving at the Roswell International Air Center Wednesday afternoon for this weekend’s Jazz Festival. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    CVE opens new headquarters in Artesia

    October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    General Manager Chuck Pinson, second from left, shakes hands after cutting the ribbon on the new Central Valley Electric Cooperative headquarters in Artesia Wednesday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Central Valley Electric Cooperative opened a new, state-of-the-art...

  • Walk-and-Roll

    Walk and Roll

    October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Washington Avenue Elementary students walk en masse to school Wednesday morning, participating in the Healthy Kids Chaves County Walk and Roll, which hopes to promote healthier lifestyle choices for children. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    PED finds mixed results on English proficiency tests

    October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The state Public Education Department (PED) analysis of Roswell Independent School District results in tests of proficiency in English among students designated as current learners of English was released last week and presented at Tuesday’s district Board...

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    Council to consider disaster declaration

    October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    City Councilors will consider ratifying a resolution today to declare a disaster following the Sept. 11 floods that destroyed bridges and eroded infrastructure, crops, homes, land and other structures. The resolution supports a similar measure taken by Chaves...

  • Police Blotter: Wallet, license stolen

    October 9, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Burglary • Police were called to Rodeway Inn, 2803 W. Second, Sunday, where a Colorado man visiting Roswell had his wallet, his driver’s license and $60 in cash stolen.   • Police responded to the 1900 block of South Main Street, Monday, after...

  • Ricky John Apodaca

    October 9, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Friday, October 11, at Terpening & Son Chapel for Ricky John Apodaca of Artesia, New Mexico. Mr. Apodaca, 58, died Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at his home. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening...

  • Tailed

    On the set

    October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Actors and extras run for their lives in downtown Roswell Sunday during filming of the “Tailed,” a futuristic sci-fi adventure set 25 years into the future where an alien race of reptilian shape-shifters has invaded Earth. “Tailed,” directed by...

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    Heritage Dinner honors Jennings

    October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Former State Sen. Tim Jennings, right, stands with Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Administrative Director Tina Williams. Jennings was honored as the 2013 Heritage Winner Tuesday during the 32nd annual Heritage Dinner. (Jill McLaughlin Photo)...

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    Army vet, community builder runs for City Council

    October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Jerry Heck, a U.S. Army veteran and former New Mexico Military Institute contractor, has announced his bid for Roswell City Council Ward 2. The seat is held by Councilman Jimmy Craig. U.S. Army veteran and former instructor at the New Mexico Military...