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    The science of having fun

    March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Addison Edmonson happily volunteers to be ‘the bubble girl’ in this demonstration as New Mexico Military Institute cadets Victor Raigoza, left, and Brian Harris assist. (Max Scally Photos) Del Norte Elementary School on Thursday hosted its second annual...

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    Roswell man pleads guilty to meth charge

    March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of trafficking more than an ounce of methamphetamine. Jaime Juan Alvarado, 36, faces a possible 20-year prison sentence, and at least three years of supervised release, after he pleaded guilty Wednesday in...

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    RFD Call Log — March 25-26

    March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:    March 25 • At 10:02 a.m., fire alarm, 2800 block block of North Main Street. • At 11:36 a.m., medical call, 400 block of West Country Club Road. • At 11:53 a.m.,...

  • Toolbox, cash reported stolen

    March 27, 2015 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...


    A great day for an ag day

    March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Chamber of Commerce held its annual Rise with Roswell Salute to Agriculture Thursday morning at the Chaves County Fairgrounds.  Above: Jay Hill, pictured center, is a local farmer and a Selected Face for the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. He...

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    State police to do sobriety checkpoints

    March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols and registration, insurance and drivers’ license checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of April. Efforts of law enforcement continue to show a...

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    Job Corps says good work to all

    March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Todd DeKay receives a certificate of appreciation on Thursday from the Roswell Job Corps Center from Amy Briggs, center, and Rhonda Smith of the Jobs Corps Center. Several certificates were awarded at the program’s community relations luncheon that was...

  • Ruth (Field) Pruneau

    March 27, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ruth (Field) Pruneau, 89, died March 25 in Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, after a short illness. She was born Feb. 2, 1926 to Gladys Eudora (Cook) Field and Ralph Frary Field Sr. in Worcester MA. On November 28, 1946, she married Frederick Anthony Pruneau...

  • Paul Andrew Contreras

    March 27, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Paul Andrew Contreras, born June 7, 1962, and passed away on March 19, 2015. His parents Gomesindo (Charlie) Contreras and Sarah Contreras precede him in death. Paul was married to Esther Hernandez, together they had four children and four grandchildren: Paul...


    RPD now patrolling with body cameras

    March 25, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Submitted Photo   The Roswell Police Department’s new body cameras are hitting the streets. RPD patrol officers and sergeants are now wearing the latest technology that will record video and audio that will essentially show what the officer or sergeant...