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    Local Boy Scouts attend Conquistador Council Camporee

    May 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Scouts and Scouters from local Troops 65 and 149 recently attended the Council Camporee at Camp Jim Murray just outside of Hobbs with eight other troops from around the council. (Courtesy Photo)   The Conquistador Council, of Boy Scouts of America,...

  • Police Blotter: Police remind drivers to watch for children

    May 23, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police remind drivers to watch for children The Roswell Police Department wants to remind drivers that the school year is almost complete. Not only will children be out and about enjoying their summer break, but summer school will also soon be in session....

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    Conference aims to help banks reduce fraud

    May 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    DALLAS — Dallas-based SWACHA will team up with the Albuquerque office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Thursday to host the 10th annual Financial Institution Crime Day. The purpose of the event is to help local banks, credit unions and other...

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    $5,000 reward offered for stolen firearms

    May 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the New Mexico State Police are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for stealing 43...

  • Strelsa C. Greene

    May 23, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Strelsa C. Greene today, May 24, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Lake Ridge Chapel, Lubbock. She will be laid to...

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    Meetings to discuss city upgrades, zoning

    May 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city of Roswell’s Streets and Alleys Committee and the Planning and Zoning Commission will meet next week. The Streets & Alleys Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, at the City Hall conference room at 425 N. Richardson Ave. The committee...

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    Walker Aviation Museum hosts tours

    May 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Walker Aviation Museum Foundation recently hosted two tours, one for third-grade students from Monterrey Elementary School, and another for fifth-grade students from Pecos Elementary School. The fifth-graders visited not only the museum and AerSale, but...

  • Eldon Keith (Bubba) Long

    May 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Eldon Keith (Bubba) Long, age 65, of Roswell and Ruidoso, New Mexico, passed away on May 11, 2014, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Bubba graduated from Friona High School in 1966, and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor...

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    El Capitan closes

    May 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    El Capitan Elementary School held a closing ceremony on May 14. The new $13 million, 60,000-square-foot building will accommodate 446 students and open for the next school year. The current school building will be demolished and replaced by a new playground....

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    NMMI, Rogers State announce partnership

    May 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Military Institute and Rogers State University, Claremore, Okla., have announced a partnership allowing students who earn an associate’s degree from NMMI to seamlessly transfer into RSU bachelor’s degree program. The two schools on April 23...