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Archive for December 4th, 2013

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    A warm welcome

    December 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    International Law Enforcement Academy delegates from Angola and Mozambique receive miniature New Mexico state flags upon arrival at Roswell Jobs Corps for a welcome reception, Wednesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    Law agencies arrest 36 in drug bust

    December 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A total of 36 people were arrested, Wednesday, by a multijurisdictional taskforce in what was called Operation Wrap-Up. It is the second operation of this kind in the past two years. Warrants were served on 30 people. An additional six were arrested. The...

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    AWA fundraiser set for Saturday

    December 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    If you feel hungry Saturday morning, head over to Applebee’s on North Main Street for breakfast and to support the Animal Welfare Alliance. AWA volunteers will be serving meals of pancakes, sausage, coffee and orange juice at $5 a plate between 7 and 9 a.m....

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    First Baptist Church brings back 118-year-old bell

    December 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Joyce McCollaum, a member of the First Baptist Church’s historical committee, stands with Pastor Dave Miller behind the 118-year-old cast-iron bell. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) The First Baptist Church in downtown Roswell is preparing to ring-in Christmas...

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    3 drive-by shootings take place in one night

    December 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Police Department responded to three drive-by shootings, Tuesday night. Two occurred in the 300 block of East Bonney Street, around 7 p.m., after dispatch received several calls about shots fired. Witnesses reported hearing 10 to 15 shots, and one...

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    The Compassionate Friends offers support for families grieving the death of a child

    December 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Those who face the loss of a child may struggle to find comfort during the grieving process. There is now a group in Roswell to support individuals and families of children who have died. Terri Werckman, who moved to the city in July, recently started a local...

  • Police Blotter: Ford Taurus stolen

    December 4, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Police were called to the 200 block of West Deming Street, Tuesday, where a 1997 Ford Taurus was reported stolen.   Burglary / larceny • Police went to the 1100 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue, Monday. The 71-year-old victim reported a washer and...

  • Dolores D. Anderson

    December 4, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ms. Dolores D. Anderson passed from this earthly land into a far better place on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2013. She is now home with her mom and dad. She leaves behind her husband, Donald Taylor; her sister; son; grandchildren; and a host of loved ones. DeeDee was a...

  • Pat Medina Otero

    December 4, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled for 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Ballard Chapel for Pat Otero, 86, who passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at Casa Maria Health Care Center, surrounded by the love of her family. A funeral Mass will be celebrated by Father Andrew...

  • Edward Jerome Kindley Jr.

    December 4, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Edward Jerome Kindley Jr., 72, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. The family would like to give thanks for all your prayers and support. No service will take place. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in...