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Archive for February 14th, 2014

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    1 dead in house fire

    February 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The blaze took two structures, the house and a shed. The picture shows not only the depth, but the breadth of the devastation. (Jessica Palmer Photo) A fire, originally reported as a brush fire that advanced dangerously close to a number of residences on...

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    Pretty in pink

    February 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    First- and second-grade girls decked out in tutus dance in the back of a limousine as they leave their school destined for Peter Piper Pizza for a valentine celebration, Thursday. (Mark Wilson) [/auth...

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    Council approves funds for 2 fests

    February 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    City councilors decided to again support the UFO and Fiddle and Griddle festivals, increasing the Lodger’s Tax funding this year. The UFO Festival, which featured carnival rides and vendors last year, asked for $70,000 but was granted $75,000. Eight...

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    Police: Man shot threatened woman, children with knife

    February 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The man who was shot by Roswell Police officers Thursday morning threatened a woman and her children with a knife, according to a police department news release issued on Friday. “The most current information confirmed through the course of the...

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    A girl’s best friend

    February 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Edie Stevens, the winner of the Roswell Refuge 2014 Diamond Teddy Bear Raffle, shows off her prize, a diamond necklace courtesy of Bullock’s Jewelry, during a presentation ceremony, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Gonzales brings hugs, hope to dialysis patients

    February 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Johnny Gonzales, at right, invites patients and visitors to the Southeastern New Mexico Kidney Center in Roswell to take home free food on Valentine’s Day. Gonzales was there Thursday and Friday giving out balloons, flowers and stuffed toys as well as food...

  • Police Blotter: Woman arrested for indecent exposure

    February 14, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police arrested a woman for not wearing any pants or underwear Thursday afternoon. Brandy Treat, 36, was arrested on misdemeanor charges of indecent exposure and drinking in public, according to a police report. Officers say they approached Treat in...

  • C.L. Faubus Sr.

    February 14, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 1:00 P.M., on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at South Park Cemetery for C.L. Faubus Sr., 88 who passed away on February 13, 2014 at Lovelace Regional Hospital. C.L. had been a resident of Roswell since 1968. Herbert Watson of...

  • Kevin Hart cedes celeb MVP to education secretary

    February 14, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    East’s Nick Cannon, front left, reaches for West’s Kevin Hart, bottom, as East’s Bruce Bowen, top left, gets up in the first half as they participate in the NBA All-Star Celebrity basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. East...

  • Jezebel says little progress in model diversity

    February 14, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    The Fall 2014 Diane von Furstenberg collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) — In the wake of a fresh diversity push among models and under the headline “New York Fashion Week:...