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    Local gets 10-year trafficking sentence

    June 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell man was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 10 years in prison on methamphetamine and cocaine trafficking convictions. Simon Nicholas Sais, 45, was also sentenced in federal court in Las Cruces to five years of supervised release after...

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    RFD Call Log — June 23 and 24

    June 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 23 • At 8:46 a.m., medical call, 1800 block of North Garden Avenue. • At 9:11 a.m., medical call, 400 block of West Country Club Road. • At 9:40 a.m., medical call, 1400...

  • Local arrested for drug paraphernalia

    June 24, 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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    Man sentenced for illegally having weapons

    June 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Carlsbad man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 46 months in prison for illegally possessing multiple firearms and over a thousand rounds of ammunition. Larry Allen Jennings, 50, was also sentenced in Las Cruces federal court to two years of...

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    June 24, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Laquita Brown, 77, who passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Los Lunas, NM. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...

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    ‘Miss Bee Haven’

    June 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    An apparent error in the control tower nearly ends in disaster as a bee, coming in for a landing, is nearly struck by a bee taking off from a century plant bloom Monday. Evasive maneuvers were initiated and a deadly crash was averted. (Bill Moffitt Photos) A...

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    Summer festival shoots for July 2-4

    June 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Two Cosplayers pose for a photo at the Roswell Cosmic Con in July 2014. (File Photo)   It’s time to dust off your costumes and get those blasters charged for the Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon. This year’s event will be held at the Roswell Mall, July...

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    NMMI appoints new commandant

    June 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In four years of service at the New Mexico Military Institute, Jonathan K. Graff Jr. has received his third promotion. Graff will transfer from the academy’s prep director to commandant of cadets and dean of students effective July 1, NMMI President and...

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    Local group offers Alzheimer’s help

    June 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    People who have Alzheimer’s disease may feel like they are alone, but they aren’t. The Alzheimer’s Association has a New Mexico chapter and five regional offices, one of which is in Roswell. The Alzheimer’s Association offers almost everything for...

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    International tattoo artist visits Roswell

    June 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Alvin Chong, middle, a well-known tattoo artist from Malaysia, has worked around the world and was a judge on InkMaster. Chong is part of the Sullen Art Collective out of Los Angeles that specialize in tattoo artist T-shirts. That is how Max Stacy, left, the...