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Archive for January 2nd, 2014

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    Pecan man

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A pecan orchard employee utilizing a rake is silhouetted by swirling dust and dirt at an area orchard, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    DWI arrests up for 2014 New Year holiday

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Law enforcement reported six arrests in Chaves County for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol over the New Year holiday, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Two incidents occurred in Roswell and four outside city limits. Only one DWI occurred last year over the...

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    Two car accidents kick off new year

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A 30-year-old man was severely injured during a traffic accident, a little after midnight on Wednesday, in the 1000 block of West Poe Street. Richard Hernandez was flown out of state for treatment. According to police records, Hernandez ran a stop sign and...

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    AG, Valley Meat hearing today

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Attorneys will meet in the First Judicial District Court at 2:30 p.m. today in Santa Fe to decide if Attorney General Gary King can keep Valley Meat Co. of Roswell from opening its doors. The last-ditch effort by King, a strong anti-horse slaughter proponent,...

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    Stewart Industries to pay $217,000 in overdue fees

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Stewart Industries International in Roswell, an aircraft storage and maintenance corporation, agreed Thursday to repay the city some $217,000 in overdue parking fees and rent by the end of the month. “This principal will be paid in full by Friday of next...

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    Roswell’s Most Wanted: Leroy Acosta

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Leroy Acosta, 31, is wanted for his involvement in a shooting and on charges of attempting to commit premeditated murder. The incident occurred on Nov. 1, 2013, in the 200 block of East Frazier Street. The 45-year-old victim was transported to Lubbock for...

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    Man arrested for starting fire, resisting arrest

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Police Department arrested Christopher Vicks, 27, around 8;45 p.m., on Dec. 31, after Pecos Valley Communication Center received a call about man setting fire to the fields near the intersection of Honalulu and YO Roads. According to the police,...

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    Adult Center winter registration scheduled for saturday

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Looking to get in shape or learn a new skill? Registration for winter classes at the Roswell Adult Center will take place Saturday, Jan. 4, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the center, 807 North Missouri Avenue. Sign-ups take place one day only and students must...

  • Police Blotter: Bullet breaks window, lands in living room

    January 2, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Shootings • Police were dispatched to the 700 block of North Beech Avenue, Wednesday, after someone shot at a residence. The bullet penetrated the window and ended up in the living room. The projectile was sent to Santa Fe for analysis. • The police...

  • Hyman Derwin

    January 2, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Hyman Derwin, 90, of Roswell, died Sunday, Dec. 29, at Emeritas at La Villa in Roswell, following a brief illness. Hyman was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend to all. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., and then living in New Jersey, Hyman came to Roswell...