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Archive for October 25th, 2013

  • Paint-Pink-Balloons

    Paint the Town Pink Party festive yet solemn

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Hot air balloons Freestar, foreground, and Phobic light up the night during the Paint the Town Pink Party Health, Fitness & Beauty Expo at the Roswell Convention Center, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) After a double mastectomy and chemotherapy, Joan Park of...

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    Outreach event serves vets, homeless

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mary Ann Keegan, homeless for years, has a cup of coffee as her three-legged puppy, Toby, receives attention from Marilyn Nishitani, a nurse practioner from Lovelace Regional Hospital, during Stand Down for Homeless Veterans at the Roswell Boys & Girls...

  • A1-10-26-Spotlight

    Loya a pioneer of mariachi femenil in Roswell

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left: S.O.Y. Mariachi teacher Del Carmona on the guitarron, Briana Loya and her sister Ivon, founder and director of Mariachi Las Alazanas, on vihuelas. (Tess Townsend photo) When Ivon Loya, 19, saw all-female mariachi group Buena Aventura perform at...

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    Fair makes legal services accessible

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell’s Legal Fair on Friday was applauded by those who attended. Between 10 and 15 attorneys donated their time from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to help members of the public who cannot normally afford legal services. By 2 p.m, more than 50 people had arrived to...

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    Fund set up for injured officer

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department released the name of Detective Sergeant Steve Meredith, who was injured on Monday while assisting New Mexico State Police after an officer involved shooting. He was hit by a pickup that was rear-ended by a commercial vehicle...

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    Providers to see less uncompensated claims coverage

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The original version of this article incorrectly stated the amount of Indigent Health Care Services funding approved for Lovelace Health System and Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Chaves County. Lovelace received $320,000 in approved funds in fiscal year...

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    Street project starts monday

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The City of Roswell and Constructors Inc. will begin a street rehabilitation project on 19th Street starting Monday. The project consists of milling the existing asphalt, paving, and placing new, hot mixed asphalt. The project is scheduled to be completed...

  • Garden-Club

    Madam hatters

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left: Beulah Oyler, Julie Foster, Colleen Hinker, Becky Fuller, Renate Reisel and NMGC President Isabel Olsen show off their fancy hats during the annual fall convention of the New Mexico Garden Clubs at the Best Western Sally Port Inn, Friday. (Mark...

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    Police seek two persons of interest

    October 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Detectives from the Roswell Police Department are currently soliciting the public’s assistance in locating Jeremy Sena, 26.  He is considered a person of interest. Detectives need to question him regarding a shooting that occurred in the 300 block of...

  • Victor Oaxaca Jr.

    October 25, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Victor Oaxaca Jr., 25, of Roswell, at 7 p.m. Monday, October 28, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at St. John’s Catholic Church with Deacon...