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Archive for January 23rd, 2014

  • Geese-water

    Cool down

    January 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Geese fly and land in the waters of Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    County seeks to realign Berrendo River

    January 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Berrendo River’s natural path as it meanders along the east side of North Main Street may be straightened out to avoid future flooding problems. Chaves County Flood Control Superintendent Dick Smith is in the early stages of designing a plan to protect...

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    Mackey wants to be a ‘fresh voice’ for city’s Ward 1

    January 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Natasha N. Mackey, a distance learning coordinator at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, is running for City Council in Ward 1.  Many know her as “The Jewelry Lady,” and some might recognize the work she’s done to help clean up the city. Most...

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    Espinoza pursues another term as state rep

    January 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    State Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Dist. 59, seen here speaking at a luncheon at the Roswell Job Corps this year, will run for her fifth term. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) State Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Dist. 59, will seek a fifth term this year, as she continues to support...

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    Documentary explores unsolved mass murder at the Las Cruces Bowl

    January 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    “A Nightmare in Las Cruces” opens at Icon Cinemas today. Originally released in 2011, this film is a documentary about the 1990 robbery and execution-style mass murder that occurred at the Las Cruces Bowl on the morning of Feb. 10, 1990. The film’s...

  • Police Blotter: Welding leads valued at $3,000 stolen from vehicle

    January 23, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary from a vehicle An officer was dispatched to the 3000 block of North Main Street Wednesday morning in response to burglary from a vehicle. Welding leads valued at $3,000 had been stolen.   Larceny from motor vehicle • An officer was dispatched...

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    RPD captain promoted to commander

    January 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police Department Capt. Thomas Moody is slated today for promotion to the position of commander, according to an RPD press release. The promotion brings the total count of commanders in the force to five. The position of captain is being eliminated...

  • Public Records: 01-24-14

    January 23, 2014 • Public RecordComments Off

    Municipal Court Arraignments Judge Larry Loy Dec. 2, 2013 Unlawful with the arrest clause — Emerson Quam, 317 E. Jefferson; fined $329 and 7 days mandatory jail or 12 days jail until paid. Unlawful with the arrest clause — Chris Phillips, #2 Sunset Place;...

  • Thomas (Tommy) Earl Sanders

    January 23, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, Jan. 26, at 1 p.m. at the Eagles, 3201 S. Sunset, for Thomas (Tommy) Earl Sanders, who passed away on Dec. 26, 2013, at home in Roswell. He was born in Roswell, on Dec. 17, 1949, to Earl (Sandy) and Thelma...

  • Pablo “Paul” Marquez Rodriguez

    January 23, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Pablo “Paul” Marquez Rodriguez, 59, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Mass will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at St. Peter’s Church with Fr. Gonzalo Moreno...