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    County stepping up efforts in spraying for mosquitoes

    June 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Standing water, such as this pool along Pennsylvania Avenue in Roswell, is prime mosquito breeding territory. The city and county have seen an increase in the number of mosquitoes following the recent rains. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The recent rains...

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    Parks committee plans special meeting

    June 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Parks and Recreation Committee will team up with the Parks and Recreation Commission in the coming month for a special meeting to hear some ideas for improving the city’s bike trails. Resident Jane Batson told the committee that she and...

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    Lunch supports vet cemetery

    May 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: David Brown admires a motorcycle during the free lunch to support the Veterans Cemetery in Roswell. The luncheon was sponsored by Pioneer Bank and the American Legion’s Legion Riders. Below: Legion Riders Jimmy Montoya, from left, David Brown, Jaime...

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    Kidz help with gift bags

    May 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kidz Helping Kidz was on hand Thursday to help Prison Door Ministry prepare gift bags for Father’s Day, June 15, when the ministry will be distributing food baskets at the Boys & Girls Club. From left are Jordan Alaniz, Gabriel Greene, Kidz Helping Kidz...

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    Phone scammer seeks payment to cancel warrant

    May 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    If you get a phone call saying “you owe cash because you missed jury duty,” then you are talking to a scammer, said Lt. Daniel Ornelas of the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office. “We don’t work that way,” Ornelas said. “We don’t collect money, and...

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    Chamber presents Sam Glenn and ‘Gift of Attitude’ tonight

    May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sam Glenn, motivational speaker and author of “The Gift of Attitude,” will be in Roswell tonight at the Chamber of Commerce banquet, which begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. The banquet will also feature a live auction, music...

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    Kicking for Kiwanis

    May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Taekwon-Do instructor Dwayne Worley, left, leads students Jessica Sudderth and Bryce Hart through a martial arts demonstration on Tuesday at the Kiwanis Club of Roswell meeting. Hart is going to Rome, Italy, in July to compete in the International Taekwon-Do...

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    City officials debate on how to trim budget

    May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city of Roswell still has a marketing director, but no thanks to Mayor Dennis Kintigh. “I don’t know why we need to fund a marketing director,” Kintigh said Tuesday during a special City Council meeting called to approve a preliminary budget for...

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    Fry announces resignation

    May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Manager Larry Fry announced his resignation during a special Roswell City Council meeting on Tuesday. The meeting was called to approve a preliminary budget for 2015, but the meeting got off track a couple of times, beginning with Fry’s announcement....

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    CDCC Administrator Corn says education is key for young offenders

    May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Detention Center Administrator Clay Corn discusses youthful offenders and expansion plans for the detention center on Tuesday at the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Finding alternative punishments for youthful...