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    Dragway scheduled to be reopened in Roswell

    July 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Rob Coon points down the drag strip as he explains how a drag race works. The dragway was last open two years ago under the name Roswell Dragway. (Katy Ross Photo)   A group of Roswell men are working to reopen the dragway located on the former Walker...

  • Criminal damage: Gas pump glass is broken

    July 9, 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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    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — July. 7-8

    July 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: July 7 • At 7:58 a.m., medical call, 1400 block of South Union Avenue. • At 11:14 a.m, medical call, 3100 block of Vassar Drive. • At 12:17 p.m., medical call, East Byrne...

  • Roy Harlan Prescott

    July 8, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for Roy Harlan Prescott, age 74, of Roswell, NM who passed away on July 4, 2015. Interment will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, July 13, 2015, at...

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    City Council gets new meeting location

    July 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell City Council this Thursday evening will begin settling into its new meeting location in Bassett Auditorium at the Roswell Museum and Art Center (100 W. 11th St.). Moving City Council meetings from city hall to Bassett Auditorium will...

  • RFD-patch

    RFD Call Log — July 6 and 7

    July 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: July 6 • At 7:36 a.m., medical call, Sunshine Place. • At 8:50 a.m., medical call, 400 block of North Main Street. • At 9:15 a.m., medical call, 2700 block of North...

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    Chaves County DWI arrest for July 6

    July 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the  Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of...

  • Police: Storage unit burned Tuesday morning

    July 7, 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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    Cowboy Bell Scholarship Fund Dinner raises $16,000

    July 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Jessica Burson Emily Hill Carrie Jurecek The third annual Friends of Cowboy Bell Scholarship Fund Dinner was held on June 14 at First United Methodist Church. More than 20 current recipients of the scholarship attended with their families as well as a number...

  • Dear Editor: Retired judge praises integrity of D.A.

    July 7, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This letter is in regard to the political cartoon in the Sunday, June 28 paper satirizing Chief Deputy District Attorney Michael Murphy. Because of the nature of the cartoon, I felt that it was important, as a former District Court Judge, to respond. It is...