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    Licensure bill that would reduce credit hours to teach passes Senate

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The bill that would reduce the mandatory credit hours needed to enter into the College of Education for elementary and secondary education licensure was adopted by the New Mexico Senate Monday. Students wanting to be elementary and secondary school teachers...

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    Lobbying ban bill passes House

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A bill that would bar state officials from becoming lobbyists immediately after leaving their government posts was adopted by the New Mexico House of Representatives Monday. House Bill 241 would require elected officials and some government workers to wait...

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    Donations of new, used books for Head Start being taken

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Sunrise Optimist Club is collecting children’s books to donate to the Head Start program in Roswell. New and used picture books, numbers books, children’s books, early-reader literature and other types will make good donations for youths 4 to 8 years...

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    RPD officers receive court training

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Officers of the Roswell Police Department spent time Friday and Monday receiving training in how to effectively present criminal cases in court. Police officers present their own cases when it comes to bench trials (those heard solely by a judge rather than a...

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    Immanuel Church observes black history

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

     The 22nd annual Youth Black History Program was held Saturday at Immanuel Church of God in Christ, 1004 N. Union Ave., in Roswell, with the theme “Unity in the Community.” The purpose of the program was to unite and educate the youth of Roswell. The...

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    DWI arrests March 7-8

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Fire Call Log — March 6-9

    March 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 6 • At 7:39 a.m., motor vehicle accident, 600 block of North Delaware Avenue. • At 7:48 a.m., motor vehicle accident, South Main Street and Ballard Street. • At...

  • Roswell man arrested for shoplifting

    March 9, 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...

  • Dear Editor: 3-10-15

    March 9, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, I want to acknowledge the kindness and hospitality of Roswellians when a recent two-day business trip (March 3 and 4) became a five-day trip due to weather. Eye Crafters, the Best Western Palacios and Friends of the Library all helped with...

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    March 9, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled for 9 a.m., Thursday, March 12, 2015, at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in San Patricio, NM for Walter McTeigue, 56, who passed away Sunday, March 8, 2015, at home surrounded by his loved ones. Funeral Mass will follow at 9:30 a.m. Fr....