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Archive for November 22nd, 2013

  • Winter-Wonderland

    Wonderland

    November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Moose, an Australian Labradoodle and the newest CASA service dog, makes himself at home during the Winter Wonderland Christmas Auction benefiting Chaves County CASA at First American Bank, Friday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Smith officially sworn in as police chief

    November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell’s new Police Chief Phil Smith was sworn in to his office by Magistrate Court Judge K.C. Rogers. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Local law enforcement and area dignitaries gathered at the Roswell Police Department, Friday morning, to welcome the new chief of...

  • Cold-weather

    Braving the cold

    November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Amor and her friend, Jose, walk to a nearby bus stop after making a brief visit to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, where the pair sought warmth on a cold and damp Friday afternoon. Snow and freezing rain are in the forecast for the weekend, with...

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    Harkness receives prison sentence for firearm possession

    November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell resident Harley Harkness, 41, was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in a federal prison for unlawful possession of firearms. Harkness will be on supervised release for two years after he completes his prison sentence. Harkness was arrested in March, on...

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    Salvation Army to Deliver Thanksgiving Dinners

    November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Most people are familiar with the Thanksgiving Dinner held at the American Legion, 1620 N. Montana Ave., where more than a 1,000 gather each year. Fewer people know about the free dinner held at the Sale Barn Café, 900 N. Garden Ave. Some of the elderly,...

  • Police Blotter: 2 burglaries take place on A Street

    November 22, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary Two burglaries took place at residences on A Street this week. The first was reported by a 36-year-old woman at 8:06 a.m. Thursday. It was reported that a welder and rototiller had been stolen from the home’s garage and that the garage latch had...

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    Police Seek Witnesses of Accident

    November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department is seeking witnesses to a fatal vehicular accident on the 300 block of East Fourth Street that occurred Sept. 26, according to an RPD press release. The accident occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m. between a truck belonging to a...

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    New exhibit by RAIR fellow opens at RMAC

    November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jessica Kirkpatrick, a fellow in the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program, opened her “The Sculptor’s Model” exhibition Friday at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Tess Townsend Photo) An exhibition by Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program fellow Jessica...

  • Betty Jean Hobbs

    November 22, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Betty Jean Hobbs, 79, who passed away on Nov. 21, 2013, in Lubbock. Private graveside services will be held. Pastor Jim Reeves of Church on the Move will...

  • Judge reinstates fired Philly Inquirer editor

    November 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Former Philadelphia Inquirer Editor William K. Marimow, center, is greeted by Brian Toolan upon his return at the Philadelphia Inquirer on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Philadelphia. Common Pleas Judge Patricia A. McInerney declared that Marimow’s firing on...