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Generations learns helmet safety

October 1, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Ashton Marquez, 4, shows off his new, shiny bicycle helmet Friday at Generations of Learning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Sixty-five youngsters at Generations of Learning Center went home with their own helmet Friday afternoon. Each pre-kindergartener, kindergartener and after-school student at the center received a helmet which was fitted to his or her head, as...

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Heather Wilson visits Dean Baldwin Painting facility

October 1, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Jim Burress, general manager at Dean Baldwin Painting, gives a tour of the facility to former Rep. Heather Wilson Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Nearly seven months after announcing her candidacy for Senate, former U.S. Rep. Heather Wilson toured the...

Garcia beats the odds and is thankful for the support

October 1, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Janie Garcia (Julia Bergman photo) A living testament of hope, persistence and strength, Roswell resident Janie Garcia defied insurmountable odds to beat Follicular Lymphoma, all the while working as a caregiver at Tobosa Developmental Services as she battled...

Herrera, guilty of second- degree murder

October 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The jury delivered a guilty of second- degree murder verdict against Israel Herrera, 22, Friday, after three hours of deliberation. Herrera was charged with felony murder after the Nov. 22, homicide of Stephen Foster, 25. The shooting took place after Foster...

Stabbing, 2 injured

October 1, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The Roswell Police Department was called to 711 S. Michigan at around 1:30 a.m. in reference to a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found Colby House, 20, and Michael Lazos, 27, bloody and suffering from stab wounds. Both suffered from serious injuries,...

Historical Society to host author

October 1, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico will host the second program of its 2011 Sunday Fun Days historical lecture series at 3 p.m. Sunday This month’s Power Point presentation and lecture is titled “Ft. Stanton, Legacy of Honor, Tradition of...

‘Let’s do the Wave!’

September 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Mary Lou Glass decorates the Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico Museum booth in the Agriculture Building at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds Thursday, preparing for next week’s Eastern New Mexico State Fair. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

The state rests its case on Herrera

September 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The State rested its case against Israel Herrera, Thursday, after receiving the testimony of two expert witnesses. Herrera is charged with felony murder after the Nov. 22, 2010, shooting of Stephen Foster, 25. Steven P. Guerra, ballistic expert for the...

UFO Fest brings attention to local talent and artists

September 30, 2011 • Local News • • Comments (1)

Besides attracting alien enthusiasts from New Mexico to New Zealand, the 2011 UFO Festival also drew attention to a relatively new group of attendees: local artists from Roswell and the surrounding areas, that otherwise go unnoticed. Thirty-two acts were...

Cattlemen’s coming back

September 29, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Ole Noriega of Betco and other laborers work around the clock remodeling Cattlemen’s Steak House in an effort to be ready for a grand re-opening by this Friday. The new and improved restaurant will feature a bar, new carpeting, lights and furniture, and a...