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    Soup ’n Bowl kicks off tonight

    March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    For the past several weeks students in the Roswell Museum Ceramic Program have been making ceramic bowls for the Soup ’n  Bowl event, which begins tonight with a pre-party at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art. Call it the post-football season bowl,...


    Geraci leaving NMMI after 10 years

    March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Geraci   Brig. Gen. Richard Geraci will not be on the New Mexico Military Institute’s campus come the 2015-16 season. Geraci has been the commandant and dean of students at NMMI for 10 and a half years. Geraci came to NMMI in December 2004, after...

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    IRB bill passes Senate

    March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A bill that would expand industrial revenue bonds to the housing and energy development industries passed the New Mexico Senate Thursday. A committee substitute for Senate Bill 319 passed the Senate by a 33-7 vote and now heads to the New Mexico House of...

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    NMDOH releases vaccine exemption data for schools

    March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Department of Health has compiled vaccine exemption data for each public school district in the state. The data is for the 2014-15 school year. The Department of Health said in a released statement it is making a commitment to update vaccine...

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    A teacher of character

    March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Alexandra McGrath, an eighth-grade student at Berrendo Middle School, nominated her math teacher, Ashley Owen, for a Character Counts! award.  From the 100 teachers nominated, Owens was one of the top 10 teachers to receive the award at the Roswell...


    Roswell’s Most Wanted: Luleva Cachini

    March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Luleva Cachini is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Cachini, 44, is described as 5-foot, 4-inches tall and weighing 120 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Cachini is charged with robbery. She is...

  • Copper material taken from water department truck

    March 5, 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 — March 4-5

    March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 4 At 9:13 a.m., fire alarm, 2800 block of North Kentucky Avenue. At 10:08 a.m., medical call, 1700 block of West Second Street. At 10:22 a.m., medical call, 2000 block...

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    When ending up in the doghouse is a good thing

    March 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Malachi, nephew of Frank Betts, the dog’s owner, with Copper in front of his new doghouse. Below: Animal Control Officer Amy Bondurant makes the all-important finishing touches. (Submitted Photos) When Roswell Animal Control Services officers found...


    Teacher Power

    March 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Retired teacher Shirley Power, front and center, received a commendation last month from the state Legislature for her many years of teaching and dedication to students in Roswell and Valley View Elementary School.  She also received a letter from Rep. James...