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98-year-old square dances for fitness

April 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joe Hammond, at right, poses with dance partner Beth Rhodes on Thursday at the Roswell Adult Center. Hammond, 98, is an avid square dancer and enjoys the weekly meetings of the Enchanted Squares. (Randal Seyler Photo) For more than 40 years, Joe Hammond has been cutting a rug, square dance style. Now at the age [&hellip...

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Passion

Passion pilgrimage

April 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hundreds of Christian faithful complete the Passion of the Christ pilgrimage, arriving at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Dexter on the morning of Good Friday. Parishioners from Immaculate Conception were joined by congregations from St. Catherine...

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Board approves grant application request for Tobosa

April 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Commissioners approved Tobosa Development Center’s request to submit through the county an application for a Community Development Block Grant. The approval was a first step in a long process for the center to seek $500,000 in an effort to...

Assurance

Altrusa Club brings baskets to Assurance Home

April 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Altrusa Club of Roswell donated Easter baskets to the Assurance Home Friday in a tradition that dates back to 1979. Pictured are, from left to right: Carol Hanback of Altrusa, Ron Malone of the Assurance Home, and Altrusa Club members Joan Blodgett,...

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State attorney general to host foreclosure prevention program

April 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Attorney General Gary King will be in Roswell today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the S.O.Y. Mariachi School presenting a foreclosure prevention program. The Help for New Mexico Homeowners foreclosure prevention event will offer counseling and legal assistance...

Easter-eggs

Egg-cellent fun

April 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Washington Avenue Elementary kindergartners race through Cahoon Park in search of prizes during an Easter egg hunt, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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Good Friday kicks off weekend of Easter events

April 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Volunteers from Roswell Job Corps help the Easter Bunny and Prison Door Ministry prepare on Wednesday by packing baskets for the Festival of Hope egg hunt and breakfast, which will be held Sunday at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club. (Randal Seyler Photo)...

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City moves forward with vet cemetery

April 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Richard Moncrief and Bert Eldridge (McBride Veteran Cemetery board) accept a check for $4,000 from New Mexico Elks Association Veteran’s Service committee presented by Ralph Brown, Roswell Elks Charity Golf Chairperson, on Monday. (Courtesy Photo)...

DETERMAN-4-18

RHS student receives national honor

April 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Determan The National Society of High School Scholars announced on March 28 that Roswell High School student Jacob Determan has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. Determan is the son of Don and Gloria Determan of Roswell. The...

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RPD seeks more officer applicants

April 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Although recruiting efforts from the Roswell Police Department have been well received, the department is continuing to accept applications for new law enforcement officers. The department is only a few officers short, but the department is confident that the...