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  • DOG-FOLLOW-6-14

    12 dogs make trip to Colorado rescue; Mayor suspends local rescues until investigation complete

    June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A dog, apparently a pit bull-terrier mix, is held at the Roswell Animal Shelter on Thursday. The shelter is suspending releasing animals to local rescue groups until the Sheriff’s Office completes its investigation into the Wednesday dog attack that sent a...

  • A1-FIRST-TEE-6-13

    Getting a grip

    June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Youngsters in the First Tee of Southeastern New Mexico’s summer camp learn the basics of golf and enjoy a beautiful Spring morning on Thursday at New Mexico Military Institute’s golf course. The program teaches children 5-17 the basics of golf and...

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    16 dogs from kennel rescue heading to Colorado

    June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Surviving two animals from attack kept in quarantine   The 16 dogs from Doggy Saviors rescue that were not involved in Wednesday’s attack on a 9-year-old boy were scheduled to be shipped to Colorado on Thursday, according to city officials. “Our...

  • DOG-ATTACK-6-12

    Boy, 9, hospitalized after being mauled by 3 dogs

    June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A 9-year-old boy was hospitalized Wednesday after he was mauled by three dogs on Vista Lane, west of Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   A 9-year-old Chaves County boy is in the hospital after being mauled by three dogs early Wednesday morning. The dogs...

  • FINAL-WISH-6-12

    Final wishes important for families to know

    June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gabriel Casaus, manager and funeral director at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, asks for a show of hands of everyone with automobile insurance during his discussion of pre-planning for funerals and final wishes at the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday. (Randal...

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    Search for new city manager begins

    June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The City of Roswell has posted an employment advertisement on the home page of its website for a city manager. The salary range for the full-time job is $110,000 to $130,000. Current City Manager Larry Fry announced his resignation at a recent City Council...

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    State teacher evaluations have better results here

    June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Teacher observation scores released last week had some questionable scores, but overall, the evaluation system seemed to work — at least better than it worked in Albuquerque. “The teachers are finding some errors in the data,” said Superintendent Tom...

  • AMERICORPS-6-11

    AmeriCorps team volunteering in Roswell

    June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jamison Marsh, left, and Margaret Barnard discuss the AmeriCorps team’s volunteer work in Roswell on Tuesday. The team, based in Denver, is here until July helping Embrace Inc. (Randal Seyler Photo)   A team of youthful AmeriCorps volunteers is in...

  • FIDDLE-FOLO-01-6-10

    Hundreds fiddle around in Roswell during fest

    June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Russell Burress from Capitan performs at the Fiddle and Griddle Festival on Saturday in Roswell. (Courtesy Photo)   The third annual Fiddle and Griddle brought musicians from across the country to Roswell over the weekend to compete for their share of...

  • VISTAS-MARIACHI-6-8

    S.O.Y. Mariachi students prepare for trip to conference

    June 7, 2014 • VistasComments Off

    Students practice at S.O.Y. Mariachi for their trip to the Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque in July. (Randal Seyler Photo)   This summer, a group of S.O.Y. Mariachi students will be attending the Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque. The Mariachi...