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  • Easter-eggs

    Egg-cellent fun

    April 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Washington Avenue Elementary kindergartners race through Cahoon Park in search of prizes during an Easter egg hunt, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Roswell-Games

    Going for the gold

    April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Students from Military Heights Elementary compete in the 100-meter dash at New Mexico Military Institute, Wednesday morning, in a qualifying heat to determine the school’s fastest athletes to represent the school in the upcoming Roswell Games. The...

  • blood-moon

    Blood moon

    April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The full moon blushes red as it passes into Earth’s shadow during a total lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Pearce-town-hall

    Pearce, public discuss prairie chicken

    April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Congressman Steve Pearce greets his constituents during a town hall meeting to discuss the lesser prairie chicken at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday. Some 100 people engaged in the informative two-hour discussion, including local officials, farmers,...

  • March-Babies

    Marching for babies

    April 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Nicole Spear and son, Brantley, participate in the March for Babies benefiting March of Dimes New Mexico at Cielo Grande Park, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Arbor-Day

    Growing a green thumb

    April 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Lacie Juarez receives her free tree seedling during an Arbor Day celebration sponsored by Keep Roswell Beautiful at the Spring River Park & Zoo, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Tree-Planting

    A ribbon to remember

    April 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Paige Merchant, 4, gets an assist from her mother, Charlee, as she hangs a ribbon to a newly planted chokecherry tree in memory of her father, John Merchant, who passed away in 2013, as twin brother, Dalton, and Doug Ranson look on during the 2014 Arbor Day...

  • Trestle-fire

    Firefighters respond to trestle fire

    April 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell firefighters put out a blaze that was consuming a railroad trestle that spans the Hondo River in the Chihuahuita neighborhood, Thursday afternoon. The source of the fire was unknown. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Rappel

    Don’t look down

    April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A NMMI cadet navigates down the rappelling tower during morning rope exercises, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Yard-sale

    Bargain hunting

    April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    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...