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Archive for October 10th, 2013

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    3 arrests made in area burglaries

    October 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office arrested three in connection with area burglaries. The subjects, Serena M. Escamilla, Jorge Umberto Zamora and Danielle Lucero were taken to the Chaves County Detention Center, Wednesday. Escamilla, 28, and Zamora, 31,...

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    Jazz fans enjoy intimate performance

    October 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Richard Simon introduces a few of his All Stars, among them Ricky Malachi on drums and Eddie Erickson on guitar, during opening night of the 2013 Roswell Jazz Festival at Pecos Flavors Winery, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) A wine cellar is a unique...

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    Rope work

    October 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Fire Department recruits perform high angle rope training at the Louis Jones Training Facility, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    RISD ACT scores higher, but college preparedness still lags

    October 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Results of the 2012-13 ACT college preparedness test for test takers in the Roswell Independent School District show that the average score of district test takers rose in the 2012-13 school year. However, district test takers on average lagged behind...

  • As Batman turns 75, DC plans weekly comic book

    October 10, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by DC Comics shows an image of Batman from the new weekly series “Batman Eternal,” launching in the spring of 2014. The publisher also said Thursday, ahead of the start of the annual New York Comic Con, that it will release an...

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    RISD expects budget increase based on enrollment numbers

    October 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Independent School District Superintendent Tom Burris expects a modest boost in state funding for the 2014-15 school year based on preliminary 40th day enrollment numbers for this school year. The 40th day enrollment benchmark is not factored into...

  • A fallen actor mourned in a ‘Glee’ tribute

    October 10, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this undated image released by Fox, cast members, from left, Amber Riley, Cory Monteith and Lea Michele perform during a scene from “Glee.” The series will pay tribute to Monteith on a special episode of the Fox musical drama on Thursday, Oct....

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    Police, fire dept. take action in community

    October 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police and Fire departments recently have increased proactive actions lately in dealing with arrests and responding to emergencies, officers reported to city councilors Thursday. Arrests for the month of September were 309 and self-initiated...

  • New Tom Hanks movie features Minn. Somali actors

    October 10, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This photo released by Sony – Columbia Pictures shows, from left, Mahat Ali, Tom Hanks and Faysal Ahmed, in a scene from the film, “Captain Phillips,” releasing in the US on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. The amateur actors of Somali descent from...

  • Police Blotter: Blood found near fire dept. identified

    October 10, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Incident Deputies from the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area around Berrendo Volunteer Fire Department, Thursday, when a citizen noticed blood seeping from a trash compactor located near the facility. The deputies had to follow a...