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  • 031315-Stover

    Optimist clubs to honor internat’l essay contest winners

    March 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Stover   The Noon and Sunrise Optimist clubs of Roswell have announced the winners in their annual international essay contest. Kylie Stover of Roswell High School earned first-place honors, Clair Willden of Goddard was second and Briana Hodge of Roswell...

  • 031315-GARDEN-CLUBS

    Garden clubs gather

    March 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Garden Club District V held its spring meeting Thursday at the Roswell Elks Lodge. District V consists of Home Garden Club and Morning Garden Club from Roswell, Artesia Garden Club from Artesia, Lincoln Garden Club from Ruidoso and...


    Tax preparer charged with fraud, racketeering

    March 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Franco   SANTA FE — A Roswell tax preparer has been charged with dozens of counts of tax fraud and racketeering for allegedly fraudulently preparing tax returns for 28 individuals from 2011 to 2014. Sylvia Franco, 45, of Roswell, owned and operated...

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    SGMS students win C-SPAN competition

    March 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Eighth-grade students get a look inside the C-SPAN bus Wednesday while Sara Zou, C-SPAN marketing representative, works the camera. Below: Three Sidney Gutierrez Middle School eighth graders were winners in the national C-SPAN StudentCam competition...


    Police seeking man who had gun during Verizon store robbery

    March 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Verizon store in downtown Roswell was robbed around noon Wednesday by a man who brandished a firearm but did not point it at any of the store employees. A yet-to-be-determined amount of cash was stolen. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   Police are looking...


    All about Altrusans

    March 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    NMMI Cadet Taylor Yarges, center, was chosen as the Altrusa Student of the Month. She is pictured with Angali Suri, left, Student of the Month vice chair, and Linda Madrid, Student of the Month chair. (Max Scally Photo)   Above: The Altrusa Club of...

  • Police catch car thief in the act

    March 12, 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...

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    Republican Women to host St. Pat’s Day luncheon

    March 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County Republican Women invite the public to their St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon at noon on Wednesday, March 18, at the Roswell Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. No leprechauns are scheduled as guest speakers, but club members and guests will hear...

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    Roswell Fire Department Call Log March 10-11

    March 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 10 • At 8:40 a.m., medical call, 200 block of South Garden Avenue. • At 9:04 a.m., medical call, 100 block of Ballard Street. • At 9:22 a.m., medical call, 500...

  • Rev. Edward Lee

    March 12, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Rev. Edward Dean Lee passed into the loving arms of his Lord at his home in Morgan Hill, California on March 9, 2015. Rev. Lee was born in Artesia, New Mexico on August 18, 1948, the son of Ruffus E. and Imogene (Rowin) Lee. He graduated from Artesia High...