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Archive for February 25th, 2014

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    Pilots prepare

    February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Pilot trainees prepare for flight at the Roswell International Air Center, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Official: County not impacted by WIPP radiation

    February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County residents have no reason to be concerned about the recent radiation leak from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, the county emergency manager said on Tuesday. “I spoke with the emergency manager of Eddy County and with WIPP...

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    County completing hazard mitigation plan

    February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County and participating municipalities are completing a hazard mitigation plan. Currently, it is in a draft format and is scheduled to be delivered to the state Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management by March 15. As part of the...

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    Ortega arrested, faces 4 charges

    February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ortega Police arrested James A. Ortega, 23, Sunday, after officers located him in the 300 block of North Virginia Avenue hanging on to a 15-year-old youth. According to Roswell Police Department release, officers responded to a commercial alarm at Bullock’s...

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    AA spokesman: Pilot contract won’t affect flights out of Roswell

    February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Troubles with the pilot union won’t affect American Eagle flights out of Roswell International Air Center, according to a spokesman for American Airlines. However, Fort Worth, Texas-based American Eagle is warning that it expects to have trouble recruiting...

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    City to launch drone pilot training

    February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A private training site at the Roswell International Air Center plans to launch a new program to begin training pilots to fly government and law enforcement drones. Officials are expected to announce Friday the opening of an Unmanned Aircraft Systems pilot...

  • Police Blotter: Robber grabs cash at Allsup’s

    February 25, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police are searching for a man who robbed the Allsup’s Convenience Store at 1618 S. Union Ave. early Saturday morning. At about 12:30 a.m. police responded to a robbery report at the store. According to police, a man entered the store and carried...

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    Mayoral candidates to debate at bilingual community forum

    February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Mayor Del Jurney and challenger Dennis Kintigh will join the Alliance for Peace and Justice in a bilingual forum on Friday to discuss the issues important to Roswell. The candidates will field questions from community members that range from education...

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    Dexter students visit Police Technical Services Unit

    February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A group of students from Dexter Consolidated Schools visited the Roswell Police Department Technical Services Unit on Tuesday. The students were in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades and discussed various aspects of forensic science with members of the TSU....

  • Rose L. Trujillo

    February 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held for Rose L. Trujillo, 57, of Roswell, at 2 pm Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2801 W. 4th St. with Pastor Adam Soliz officiating. Rosie passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 surrounded by the love...