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    Harris to present at final Sunday Funday

    May 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    At 3 p.m. on Sunday, Lea County historian and columnist Jim Harris will give a talk entitled “Flexible Inheritance: Historical Transformations in Lea County, New Mexico.” This is the final Sunday Funday event for the season, with the next season starting...

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    Groups to offer flags 5 times a year

    May 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell and the Girl Scouts have teamed up to place American flags in the yards of people who request them during major patriotic holidays. For $30 a year, they will place a flag holder in your yard, place a flag in the flag...

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    City settles free speech lawsuit

    May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Street preachers to receive $97,000   The City of Roswell settled its lawsuit Thursday with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico. The suit alleges that Roswell police officers repeatedly violated the First Amendment free speech rights...

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    City to waive dumping fees until Nov. 1

    May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mayor Dennis J. Kintigh said he wants to help clean up the city by offering waivers of dumping fees for demolished buildings from now until Nov. 1. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) From now until Nov. 1, owners of dilapidated homes and buildings in Roswell will...

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    ENMU-Roswell plans graduation ceremonies

    May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The commencement speaker for the ENMU-R graduation ceremonies on May 9 will be student Emely Stubbs Ponce, a candidate for graduation who will be receiving two associate’s degrees, one in Human Services and one in University Studies. She enrolled as a...

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    Photo Finish

    May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Artists Tasia Ramage, left, and Aria Finch put the finishing touches on a clay sculpture by Ramage, Finch and artists Sarah McArthur and Megan Heil. The artwork is to be donated to the RMAC Foundation’s Kentucky Derby Party for the silent auction. The...

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    Armed robbery suspects sought

    May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Phillips The Roswell Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating two men wanted in connection with an armed robbery. The robbery occurred on April 26 on the 1800 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue. Three men reportedly robbed a man and stole...

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    Lovington PD helps injured Roswell officer

    May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left, Lovington Police Chief Danny Bryant and Lovington Police Lt. Daniel Rodriguez watch as Lovington Patrol Officer Jeannette Sandoval, right, presents Roswell Police Sgt. Steve Meredith with a stuffed McGruff the Crime Dog. Moments earlier, Bryant had...

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    Diamond receives Ethical Entrepreneurship Award

    May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Local attorney Jeff Diamond was recently named the recipient of the Bill Daniels Award for Ethical Entrepreneurship, and he received the award at the 15th annual Ethics in Business dinner and awards celebration held April 23 in Albuquerque. (Courtesy Photo)...

  • Police Blotter: Two suspicious fires reported

    May 1, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police responded to two suspected arsons early Tuesday morning within an hour of each other and on the same block. At around 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday, a fire was reported in a dumpster in an alleyway on the 400 block of South Union Avenue. Firefighters...