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    Manning: A girl with a guitar and a dream

    January 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Marie Manning One guitar. One voice. And a whole slew of opportunities. That is probably how Marie Manning would sum up her life. She’s proof that utilizing your talents can really pan out. It all started with her mom and an old guitar. Manning’s mom used...

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    Schools to open after water line break

    January 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    After a pipeline broke around 4 p.m. Sunday, Berrendo Middle School, Mountain View Elementary and East Grand Plains Elementary were all closed Monday. When a man was putting in a fence, his last fence post punctured through the water line, Berrendo Water...

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    ‘Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!’

    December 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Armenian clergymen take part in the Sunday prayer services inside the Grotto, underneath the Church of the Nativity, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (AP Photo) Christmas traditions may vary around the world, but the message remains the same Final part...

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    Solstice celebrates the sun’s rebirth

    December 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Part two of a three part series on the history of holiday traditions.   Christmas is now only days away, and although it is the number two most celebrated holiday in the world (second only to the New Year), there are some who still celebrate the old...

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    Musician Simmons marches to a beat of his own drum

    December 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Donny Simmons records an EP Wednesday as the newest band member of Seek. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) They knew his order at Starbucks, which could be a positive reflection on the memories and quality of customer service there, but it’s more likely a reflection of...

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    Santa brings cheer to Center City

    December 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Santa and his elf Jaida Chavez, 10, journeyed from the North Pole on his motorcycle to visit kids at Center City Bowling Lanes, Saturday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Continued sightings of Santa have been reported around Roswell — Saturday, he was seen outside...

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    Roswell youth try for spots in nat’l Hoop Shoot competition

    December 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bryce Sanchez, 8, readies his stance before shooting a basketball during his first year competing in the annual Elks Lodge Hoop Shoot, Saturday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) The gym is silent except for the echo of a basketball as it is dribbled before the hoop. He...

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    Job Corps students show off their skills

    December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Students in the Job Corps Culinary Arts program prepared and served the food for Job Corps’ quarterly luncheon Thursday. The luncheon is meant to keep companies in the community up to date with everything Job Corps is doing, and also acts as a forum to...

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    Intimate performance by Santa Fe Opera evokes emotion at AMOCA 

    December 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of the Santa Fe Opera move the audience at the Anderson Museum Wednesday. From left to right: Kirt Pavitt (pianist), Joshua Dennis, Sara Heaton and Joseph Dennis. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) The music was heard in every room of the Anderson Museum of...

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    Get to know the Santa of Roswell Mall

    December 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    J.J. Harris, 4, receives a hug from Santa, Saturday, at the Roswell Mall. He excitedly ran up to Santa to ask for a special present: a Thomas the Tank Engine set. Harris said he plans to leave strawberry milk and strawberry cupcakes out for Santa on Christmas...