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    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — March 11-13

    March 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 11 • At 7:46 a.m., medical call, 2800 block of North Kentucky Avenue. • At 7:55 a.m., medical call, 3300 block of Bandolina Avenue. • At 10:26 a.m., medical...

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    Xcel Energy plans 140 MW of new solar energy

    March 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    This photo of a 20-megawatt solar field just north of Las Vegas, Nev., completed by NextEra Energy Resources, shows what a proposed solar farm in Chaves County would look like. The Nevada solar farm is on 160 acres, whereas the proposed solar farm in Chaves...

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    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...

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    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...