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Archive for November 9th, 2013

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    RISD on par with state but has room for improvement

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Steve Stone Graphic The New Mexico Public Education Department School District Report Card for the 2012-13 school year shows schools in Roswell are performing at about the state average, according to PED. Results of PED’s A-F grading of districts and...

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    Sena apprehended after car chase with NMSP

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sena He drove over the speed limit in the wrong lane, popped his tire on a curb, then crashed — and he was sober. Jeremy Sena, 26, of Roswell, was arrested after leading New Mexico State Police on a car chase along Second Street, Thursday night. Sena has...

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    Medical marijuana laws present dicey situations

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    As the city considers a prohibition on medical marijuana distribution centers, a few hundred card-carrying medical marijuana patients still live within city limits and grow the product. The New Mexico medical marijuana program’s rules present a few...

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    Watch and weave

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Zelma Wilcox of the Roswell Fiber Craft Guild gives a weaving demonstration to siblings Leena and Braxton Craven during the Pecos Valley Potters’ Guild 32nd Annual Art Sale Fiesta del Arte at the Roswell Convention Center, Friday evening. The event runs...

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    Local Australian Shepherd gets national top dog spot

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Owner and handler Debra Allen leads Shandon’s The Magic of Macy around a park Friday afternoon. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Some judges go for pretty. Some go for a special look. Debra Allen hopes “Macy’s” smooth moves will catch their eye. “What is...

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    Couple’s health concerns leave five cats in need of new owners

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Country Club Animal Hospital worker holds Inky, one of five cats available for adoption. (Courtesy Photo) A Gentiva Hospice patient and her husband have run into some hard times, leaving five cats orphaned. The elderly Roswell couple (unnamed to protect...

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    Jennings retires from Sheriff’s Office

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    New Roswell Police Chief Phil Smith, left, greets outgoing Chaves County Sheriff Office Chief Deputy Pat Jennings, right, at his retirement party while Sheriff Rob Coon, center, looks on. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office held a...

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    Police Briefs

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Homemade firework found at Goddard High The Roswell Police Department received a tip about a device found at Goddard High School Friday. The device was found to be a homemade firework. No one was injured by the device. Detectives originally thought the device...

  • Chad “Wall-E” Eric Jessup

    November 9, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A funeral service is scheduled at 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Grace Community Church for Chad “Wall-E” Eric Jessup, 37, of Roswell, who passed away on Nov. 6, 2013. Pastor Rick Hale of Grace Community Church will officiate. Chad was born on March...

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    11/09/13

    November 9, 2013 • CartoonsComments (0)

    They put their lives on the line for our freedom. ‘Nuff said...