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  • DRIVEBY-SHOOTING-5-15

    Police seek information in drive-by shooting

    May 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning in the 100 block of E. Bland Street. No one was injured in the shooting, according to police. Because the investigation is ongoing, officers did not release the name of...

  • SCHOOL-BOARD-5-14

    School board approves $75.5 million budget

    May 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell High School Charlie’s Angels Dance Team was recognized Tuesday by the Roswell Independent School District School Board for being the 2014 AAAA State Champions. This was the team’s third state championship in a row. Kim Castro is the dance...

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    Courthouse welcomes new four-legged staff members

    May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gina Yeager, left, stands with Lincoln, the black Labrador, and District Attorney Janetta B. Hicks stands with Max, a golden Lab, Monday. Yeager is an administrative assistant for Judy Mullis, who was the first handler for Lincoln. (Shawn Naranjo Photo)...

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    Committee follows up on Grant Street traffic safety efforts

    May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Efforts to slow down traffic on Grant Street have resulted in a number of citations for speeding vehicles, members of the city Police Committee were told on Monday. The committee discussed traffic on Grand Avenue between Hobbs and Poe streets during the...

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    Tourism Council discusses upcoming events

    May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Walk for Hope, Kids to the Park Day kick off weekend This weekend’s activities in Roswell are just the tip of the iceberg, members of the Chaves County Tourism Council were told during their May meeting, held on Monday. “We’re getting into a really busy...

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    Local leaders visit Washington, D.C.

    May 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A group of business and civic leaders from Southeast New Mexico recently took part in the sixth annual Artesia-Roswell Washington Fly-In. (Courtesy Photo)   A group of business and civic leaders from Southeast New Mexico recently took part in the sixth...

  • MOTHERS-DAY-5-10

    Gonzales giveaway today

    May 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Johnny Gonzales and volunteers from Prison Door Ministry were at Fresenius Medical Care SE New Mexico Kidney Center on Friday handing out balloons and flowers to the dialysis patients in honor of Mother’s Day. Today, the ministry will be hosting a...

  • PARK-OPENING-01-5-10

    Missouri Avenue Park opens

    May 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Students from Missouri Avenue Elementary School enjoy a break from the classroom during the grand opening ceremonies for Roswell’s newest park, Missouri Avenue Park. The grand opening was held Friday morning and students from the school led the...

  • CIVIL-RIGHTS-5-9

    Roswell police officers exonerated in shooting

    May 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mayor Dennis Kintigh, from left, Police Chief Phillip Smith and District Attorney Janetta B. Hicks discuss the exoneration of two Roswell Police Department officers after a jury concluded that the officers had not violated the rights of Rudy Lucero through...

  • A1-CP-CEMETERY-5-8

    Memorial arrival

    May 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Veterans and supporters were on hand Wednesday at the site of the proposed Douglas L. McBride-Roswell Veterans Cemetery as sections of the cemetery’s memorial were delivered by a trucking firm from the A&E television show, “Shipping Wars.” The grand...