Archive for April 1st, 2014

  • Birdman

    Wing man

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    An employee for Birdman Air Enterprises works on the wing of an old jet parked at the Roswell International Air Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Perry looks to create city medical marijuana law

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (2)

    City Council will consider a new ordinance that would place heavy restrictions on the distribution of medical marijuana within city borders. The new law would essentially ban state-licensed medical marijuana distributors from locating in city limits and...

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    Students to help educate on distracted driving

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Corey Stevens, left, of Goddard High School and the New Mexico Leadership Institute, and Katy Gumford, Roswell High School student body president, are helping educate the community during Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April. (Jill McLaughlin Photo)...

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    City asks residents to help with weeds

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    City code enforcement is asking residents to do some yard work and cut down on weeds. Recent rains in Roswell have encouraged weeds to grow. The city’s code enforcement department has received a high number of complaints about overgrown weeds throughout the...

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    Refuge offers domestic violence survivors sanctuary

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Cindy Wilson, executive director of the Roswell Refuge, a shelter for battered adults, speaks to the Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo) Domestic violence is much more common than you think, and it happens way too often — and chances are good you...

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    Boys & Girls Club plans Spring Break events

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Children from the Boys & Girls Club in Roswell enjoy the spring weather on Monday and inspect the flowers that they planted back in October. The Boys & Girls Club will be hosting a Mix-It-Up event during Spring Break next week featuring several field...

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    City committee keeps old airport tower property

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city Building and Lands Committee opted Monday not to recommend handing over the Old Roswell Airport Tower property adjacent to Cielo Grande Park to a new youth ministry organization. Lighthouse Youth Ministry, a nonprofit organization owned by Casey and...

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    Carlsbad man dies in rollover accident

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Carlsbad man died Sunday when his 2008 Ford pickup rolled over in Eddy County, according to a New Mexico State Police report. Abel Anaya, 38, of Carlsbad was traveling east on Smedley Road near Carlsbad at about 3 a.m., when his pickup drifted across the...

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    Judge candidate Arnett feels calling to serve

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Republican Bobby Arnett is running against incumbent Magistrate Judge K.C. Rogers in Dist. 1. (Courtesy Photo) Magistrate Judge candidate Bobby Arnett said people have a duty and an obligation to serve in the community. “If you want to see the community as...

  • Police Blotter: More than 45 arrests made over weekend

    April 1, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Officers from the Roswell Police Department responded to multiple incidents over the weekend, with 35 incident reports filed. The incident reports include, but are not limited to: shoplifting, criminal damage, aggravated assault and cruelty to animals. Over...