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  • TEACHERS-8-6

    Principal: Teaching ‘best thing in the world’

    August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jennifer Bolanos, principal of Nancy Lopez Elementary School, discusses the teaching profession at the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Although being a teacher brings a lot of responsibility, Principal Jennifer Bolanos...

  • BETA-8-5

    Office space targets young professionals

    August 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Brianda Calvo, left, and Christopher Rodriguez, center, of DirecTV, visit with property manager Connie Harrell at Beta Roswell, located on the fourth floor of 400 Penn Plaza. Beta Roswell offers office workspace for rent by the day, week or month for young...

  • SCHOOL-GRADE-FOLO-8-2

    Burris: RISD grades compare favorably to others

    August 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Goddard High School band students wrapped up two weeks of camp on Friday. The band will hold a concert at 6 p.m. today in Del Norte Park, said band director Kevin Everitt. In case of rain, the concert will be moved to the GHS gymnasium. Goddard High School...

  • Man killed in oil field accident

    August 1, 2014 • UncategorizedComments Off

    Staff Report A 21-year-old Hobbs man died in an oil field accident Wednesday morning, according to the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office. Fabian Martinez, 21, of Hobbs died following an explosion at 730 W. Kincaid Ranch Road, which is south of Artesia. Martinez...

  • NATURE'S-DAIRY-8-1

    Nature’s Dairy makes last shipment of milk

    August 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Zoey Sota, an employee of Nature’s Dairy, said working for the Roswell milk processing facility was a great experience. “I’m young, and I can always find another job, but where will I find another place like this to work? We’re more like a big family,...

  • DAIRY-7-31

    Local producers, legislators support changes to Dairy Rule

    July 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jeff Kendall, general counsel for the New Mexico Environment Department, explains the purpose of Tuesday’s meeting at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. Dairy producers, legislators, and state officials met to discuss the state’s dairy discharge...

  • JUDGE-kea-riggs-mug-7-31

    Riggs only applicant for 5th Judicial spot

    July 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Riggs   The only applicant for an opening on the 5th Judicial District Court is Kea W. Riggs, according to a news release from the nominating commission. According to the website, Judgepedia, Riggs was a part-time federal magistrate judge for the United...

  • DROPOUTS-7-30

    Lujan: High school dropouts challenge district, community

    July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Pat Lujan, director of instruction for the Roswell Independent School District, discusses graduation rates on Tuesday during the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)   High school graduation rates in New Mexico are low, and improving the...

  • FIREFIGHTERS-02-7-27

    Fire Department seeks recruits for next academy

    July 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Firefighter recruits practice skills during a recent training session. (Submitted Photo)   The Roswell Fire Department is looking for recruits — and having trouble finding suitable applicants. “This is the best job in the world; it is awesome,”...

  • TABERNACLE-02-7-27

    Vacation Bible School concludes with fair

    July 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Tabernacle Baptist Church held its annual Vacation Bible School last week and finished on Friday with a street fair, featuring games, food and music. About 650 people were in attendance at the free event. (Randal Seyler Photos)   The Red Neck Dunking...