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Archive for October 22nd, 2013

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    Annual egg drop teaches teamwork

    October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Xcel Energy serviceman Kevin Victor drops an egg carrier from 20 feet as part of the RISD fifth-grade gifted program’s Egg Drop, Tuesday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Balloons, duct tape and paper bags don’t usually work together, but in this case it was a...

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    Explosives found in home of person of interest in shooting

    October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Police Department responded to the 300 block of Oakwood Street, early Tuesday. According to the police reports, a male in his late 20s went to a residence to collect money from another male. The man was shot multiple times. He was transported to...

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    Broker talks ‘SHOP’

    October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Local small business owners expressed skepticism over the new health insurance exchange set up for small businesses at a seminar held by the Roswell Chamber of Commerse Tuesday. About 20 people, most of them small business owners, attended the seminar led by...

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    Pink Day at Monterrey honors student

    October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Monterrey Elementary third-grader Myca Patterson became the center of attention during a pep rally that was organized by the school student council, background, to recognize breast cancer awareness, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) It was a sea of pink....

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    Officer in critical, stable condition

    October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sgt. Jim Preston of Support Services discussed briefly the Roswell Police Department’s reaction to the injury of a fellow officer that occurred Monday when an officer-involved shooting turned into a multi-car accident which left the RPD with one man down....

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    Malone honored for Assurance Home work

    October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Assurance Home’s Ron “Pop” Malone holds a plaque honoring his “Three Decades of Service” while surrounded by his wife, Brenda Malone (white blouse, dark skirt), child care worker Bobby Witchley (cowboy hat) and the kids at Assurance Home at its...

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    Alien abductee to return to Roswell

    October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell will gather today to celebrate the replacement of the alien child who vanished early in July from John Cerney’s mural south of Roswell. There has been conjecture that the alien doll the child was clutching contacted the mother ship and they were...

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    Valley Meat’s hearing for permit to resume today

    October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A state hearing started Tuesday at the Chaves County Courthouse to determine if Valley Meat Co. should be reissued its groundwater discharge permit as part of its plan to start operating as a horse meat processing plant. “I feel ready to move forward and...

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    October 22, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services for Rosemary Castro Becerra, 39, of Lake Arthur, will be Friday, October 25, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home with Pastor Joel Martinez officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. Rosemary passed away Monday,...

  • Lucy Cobos Wyatt

    October 22, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, October 24, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel and a communion service is scheduled at 10 a.m., Friday, October 25, 2013, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, for Lucy Cobos Wyatt, 88, of Roswell, who was called to...