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Archive for June 13th, 2014

  • DOG-FOLLOW-6-14

    12 dogs make trip to Colorado rescue; Mayor suspends local rescues until investigation complete

    June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A dog, apparently a pit bull-terrier mix, is held at the Roswell Animal Shelter on Thursday. The shelter is suspending releasing animals to local rescue groups until the Sheriff’s Office completes its investigation into the Wednesday dog attack that sent a...

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    City advertising spending under scrutiny

    June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A proposal to pay the city’s advertising firm an extra $44,000 was approved by City Council Thursday night, but a proposal to pay the firm another $71,625 hit a snag as two residents questioned city leaders about the city’s advertising expenses. The City...

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    NMSP identify 2 officers involved in fatal shooting

    June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico State Police identified on Friday the two Carlsbad Police officers involved in the fatal shooting of an escaped prisoner in Carlsbad on Monday. According to a news release from the Department of Public Safety, Sgt. Edward Duarte and Officer David...

  • REAL-HEROES-6-14

    Real Heroes Breakfast to be held Wednesday

    June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The American Red Cross will host its Real Heroes recognition breakfast at 7 a.m. on Wednesday at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Last year was the first year the event was held in Roswell, and officials are hoping to make this an annual event....

  • Police Blotter: Police: Summer school now in session

    June 13, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police remind the community that summer school and summer break are in session. Help Roswell’s youth have a safe and happy summer by watching out for youngsters crossing the road. Complying with all driving laws is much better than having an officer...

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    Agencies conduct traffic operation

    June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico State Police and Motor Transportation Police officers conducted a two-day traffic enforcement operation in Chaves and Eddy counties this week, according to a news release from the state Department of Public Safety. The operation netted 312 traffic...

  • Alberto Savedra

    June 13, 2014 • ObituariesComments (2)

    Alberto Savedra, age 80, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. Alberto was a self-made man with several businesses in the Roswell area. He was preceded in death by his son Herman, his mother Emilia Savedra and Liberato...

  • Ruby Dee’s legacy of activism, acting mourned

    June 13, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, June 2, 2008, file photo, Actress Ruby Dee arrives for the Apollo Theater’s annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio...

  • Eric Hill, creator of Spot the Dog, dies at 86

    June 13, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this undated photo provided by Penguin Books is children’s author Eric Hill. Hill, whose effort to entertain his young son with a simple drawing of a mischievous dog named Spot blossomed into a popular series of children’s books that have sold...

  • Morgan showing signs of improvement after crash

    June 13, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Kevin Roper, right, listens to his attorney David Glassman during Roper’s arraignment at the Middlesex County Courthouse Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in New Brunswick, N.J. Roper, a Wal-Mart truck driver from Georgia, pleaded not guilty to death by auto...