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Archive for December 10th, 2013

  • Fire-Kentucky

    RFD investigating cause of house fire

    December 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mark Wilson Photo Firefighters performed clean-up operations, pictured above, at a house in the 600 block of South Kentucky Avenue that was completely consumed by a blaze, pictured left, that began around 5 a.m. Tuesday. According to fire officials on scene,...

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    Ban on medical pot shops moves to City Council

    December 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Mandy Denson, co-owner of Compassionate Distributors Inc. in Ruidoso, serves customer Varen Daughrity, of Portales, Tuesday afternoon. Seen here are products sold at the state-licensed medical cannabis distribution center, including marijuana, hot cocoa,...

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    Wreaths Across America

    December 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Military cadets stand at attention during a Wreaths Across America ceremony, which honors the fallen and those who serve, Tuesday afternoon. National Wreaths Across America Day 2013 is Saturday, with wreath laying ceremonies taking place at South...

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    RISD Board approves new high school graduation requirements

    December 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Independent School District Board of Education approved changes to district high school graduation requirements at its regular meeting Tuesday. District Superintendent Tom Burris also announced during the meeting that the district will begin...

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    Thefts of water meter vault covers pose safety hazards

    December 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A water meter vault missing its cover is barricaded by Saint Peter Hall at Saint Peter Church on the 100 block of East Deming Street. (Tess Townsend Photo) The City of Roswell Utility Department has reported that several water meter vault covers have been...

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    When there’s ice or snow, drive slow

    December 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    On Saturday, the New Mexico Highway Department closed Hwy. 285 between Roswell and Vaughn. Buddy Dickman of Remco Towing said his company was on call in Chaves County. “We had three trucks running and between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m., we towed 11 vehicles — 10...

  • Police Blotter: Fireplace, copper wires removed from home

    December 10, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary / Larceny • Police were dispatched to the 1200 block of North Michigan Avenue after subjects entered a residence which was being remodeled and removed a metal fireplace and a weight set. In addition, copper wires were stripped from the walls. The...

  • Bryan, FGL clean up at American Country Awards

    December 10, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Luke Bryan accepts the male artist of the year award onstage at the American Country Awards at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP) The fans of country music love Luke Bryan...

  • Drew Barrymore is busy juggling work and family

    December 10, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 19, 2013 file photo, actress Drew Barrymore attends the New York City Ballet 2013 Fall gala at Lincoln Center, in New York. “I feel so lucky to make healthy kids that I will never complain about anything because I just know how...

  • Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ a spoonful of sugar

    December 10, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by Disney shows Tom Hanks as Walt Disney in a scene from “Saving Mr. Banks.” (AP Photo/Disney, François Duhamel) For most scribes who have toiled in the movie industry, portraying Hollywood as a healing paradise is roughly...