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GHS begins abestos removal

June 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Signage posted at the entrance of Goddard High warn of an asbestos hazard at the school as workers inside the building remove the substance. (Mark Wilson Photo) Goddard High School is undergoing asbestos abatement and remediation. The process started after school closed its doors and will continue for another two weeks. Roswell Independent School District...

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Burglars strike Boys & Girls Club game room

June 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s Boys & Girls Club was hit by burglars Tuesday night. The subjects got away with four Xbox 360s, three Playstation 3s, two Wii game consoles, two Connect game systems and 24 controllers. Unit director Jaynan McKelvey estimated the losses at...

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,...

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...