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School district nets lukewarm fiscal rating

June 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Independent School District went to market this week to sell $6.5 million in bonds following another national report that found the district had underlying fiscal challenges. A Moody’s Rating report assigned the district another lukewarm rating, assigned an Aa2 underlying and an Aa1 negative outlook enhanced, for its general obligation school...

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DC10 lands in town

June 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tate Salas, a ramp manager for BLM, watches as a DC10 is loaded with fire retardant at the Roswell International Air Center, Wednesday. The plane, contracted by the forest service, is the first DC10 to cycle through RIAC and is involved in fighting the...

Drug-scare numbers grow nationally

June 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed 24 patients in four states reported infections after being injected with the medication implicated in a federal investigation and recall. Roswell Family Clinic on North Main Street was the only medical facility to...

‘Color Me Dance’

June 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Studio Plus youngsters rehearse for their production of Color Me Dance featuring a second act of Cinderella at Pearson Auditorium on the NMMI campus, Friday afternoon. The dance production will feature around 200 entertainers ranging in ages from 3-18 and...

Nature: beautiful and terrifying

June 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lightning streaks through the night skies over Roswell as thunderstorms bring much needed rain to the area, Sunday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Elks golf tourney earns big money for charity

June 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Elks Lodge 969 Charity Golf Chairman Ralph Brown presents a $29,000 check to the South East New Mexico Veterans Transportation Network following the Elks for Vets Charity Golf Tournament, Saturday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) The weather was perfect this...

And they’re off! Three lucky shoppers dash for groceries

June 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Shoppers Jamie Joyce, left, and Anita and Terry Johnson filled their baskets in a hurry Saturday morning at the north-end Farmer’s Country Market Noon Optimists’ “Dash for Groceries” contest. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Chandler Montgomery...

Roswell bids adieu to Judge De Los Santos

June 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell citizens, local officials and the Magistrate Court team bid a fond farewell to Judge Eugene De Los Santos, Friday, with a reception that was open to the public. De Los Santos, who served more than 14 years as a judge, is retiring. District Court...

Man charged with enticing a child

June 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell man, James Landers, was arrested on Thursday for enticement of a child. The 37-year-old man allegedly gave a sexually explicit note to a 15-year-oldjuvenile. The arrest took place on the 400 block of East Third Street around 10:30 p.m. [/auth...

Free legal advice draws crowd

June 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

People line up outside the Roswell District Courthouse for Roswell Legal Fair, Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Several residents took advantage of the opportunity to get free legal advice at the Roswell District Courthouse Friday afternoon. The line of...