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Archive for April 5th, 2014

  • Yard-sale

    Bargain hunting

    April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bargain shoppers look through the offerings during the sixth annual Roswell Community Yard Sale held next door to the Wool Bowl, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    ‘Robert H. Goddard: Aiming for the Stars’ event set for October

    April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Former Mayor Bill Brainard initiated the idea to hold a two-day event to honor the legacy of rocket pioneer Robert H. Goddard and his years of research in Roswell. Originally pitching this idea to the Chaves County Tourism Council, a community group came...

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    Young couple advocates for babies statewide

    April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sheridan Gluff, left, and her husband, Wayne, have been active supporters of the March for Babies since losing their infant, Ryan, to an undiagnosed heart defect in 2010. (Randal Seyler Photo) Wayne and Sheridan Gluff have lived through every new parents’...

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    Annual March for Babies event to be held Saturday

    April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Volunteers, teams and families will all turn out at Cielo Grande Park Saturday when the March of Dimes holds its annual March for Babies in Roswell. Registration to participate in the event begins at 8:30 a.m. and the march begins at 9 a.m. The Cielo Grande...

  • Adrian J. Martinez Jr.

    April 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Adrian J. Martinez Jr., devoted husband, father, and grandfather, left this world to be with Our Lord on March 24, 2014. He passed away peacefully at his home in Las Cruces, New Mexico surrounded by family. Adrian was born on June 8, 1933 to Adrian Sr. and...

  • Malynda Jane Webb

    April 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Malynda Jane Webb was born in Fredrick, Oklahoma on February 28, 1928 to Coy Del Beverage and Emma Lee Hefner Beverage. When she was 6 years old her family moved from the Red River to Roswell, New Mexico. Later moving from Roswell to nearby Penasco Valley to...

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    Preschoolers raise $430 for St. Jude Hospital

    April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Students at the Generations of Learning preschool in Roswell took part in a Trike-a-thon on Friday to raise donations for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Youngsters rode bicycles, tricycles and Big Wheels around a track to raise...

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    City, county briefed on WIPP radiation leak

    April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Officials were reassured that Chaves County was in no danger from the radiation released by an accident two months earlier at the Waste Isolation Pilot Project near Carlsbad. Deputy Manager Dana Bryson of the Carlsbad Office for the U.S. Dept. of Energy...

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    Simulator available to try out

    April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    AT&T store employee James Gonzales takes a spin on the distracted and drunken driving simulator machine at the store Friday as Katey Gumfory and Corey Stevens watch. Roswell High student Gumfory and Goddard High student Stevens are helping educate the...

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    Sheriff’s office IDs 1 suspect in Eddy County car chase

    April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Eddy County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who led a deputy in a vehicle pursuit with shots fired on Wednesday. Fabian Fierro, 35, was officially charged with aggravated fleeing, aggravated assault with the intent of commit a violent felony, and...