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Holiday time inspires donations

December 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

College of Education grants the gift of literacy Above Photo: Barrels filled with donated books for The College of Education’s annual book drive stand at Travelstead Hall on Nov. 18. The books go to participating teachers associated with the College of Education (Austin Dickey Photo, New Mexico Daily Lobo). ALBUQUERQUE – In recent years the [&hellip...

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Motorcyclist arrested after 45-minute high-speed pursuit

December 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 22-year-old motorcyclist was arrested Saturday for reckless driving and other charges after he led Chaves County Sheriff’s deputies on a 45-minute high-speed chase with speeds estimated around 140 mph. Andrew West, of Roswell, also was charged with...

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Reception dinner honors 120 non-profits

December 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above:Vocal group hONEyhoUSe performs Monday during a reception and dinner at St. Andrew’s to honor the city’s 120 nonprofit and service organizations. With members from West Texas and Albuquerque, the group’s music is a mix of gospel, blues and...

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Keeping trees healthy; keeping people safe

December 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

City workers removed a few dead and diseased trees Monday at Noon Optimist Park. Weak or dead trees pose a hazard of falling. Additionally, other trees were pruned and branches and twigs were raked and put into a wood chipper. This is part of an ongoing...

Candidate packets available for upcoming election

December 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Anyone considering becoming a candidate in the upcoming municipal election can now get comprehensive information about the process. Beginning today, the Roswell City Clerk’s Office will have available Declaration of Candidacy Packets for anyone interested...

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RPD’s newest officers

December 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Six of the Roswell Police Department’s newest police officers graduated from the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academyn in Santa Fe on Wednesday. These young officers will now be on patrol throughout the city. From left, Miguel Barrientos, Narsico Santillan,...


Oil guru Fine was right on gas prices

November 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Energy expert Dr. Daniel Fine, left, in March predicted the current low gasoline prices. Pictured with Fine during a meeting in Roswell in March are local oil men Rory McMinn of Reed & Stevens, center, and Bob Armstrong of Armstrong Energy Corp. (Jeff...


St. Andrew’s celebrates 120th anniversary; History of church and early growth of Roswell are intertwined

November 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Parish Hall in a circa 1905 photo. The building still exists today, but is surrounded on three sides by newer construction. It is now used as meeting and reading room. Some parishioners called it the “blue room” because of its blue sofas. (Photo...


Advice given at art show

November 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lincoln County multi-medium artist Kelly Moran, center, offers artistic advice to customers at the 33rd annual Christmas Fantasy Art Show at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center Saturday afternoon. The event featured dozens of New Mexico artists...


Goddard choir members headed for All-State

November 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Goddard High School choir is pleased to announce the following students who have been selected for the 2016 All-State Treble Choir to be held in Albuquerque Jan. 6-9. They are Abbi Roe, Kaitlyn Roe, Elexis DeLaRosa, Skye Primm, Clare McMahon and Raylene...