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Chaves County DWI arrests for July 22

July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all persons arrested for DWI in Chaves County. The Roswell Daily Record [&hellip...

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RFD Call Log — July 21-23

July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. July 21 • At 8:56 a.m., public assist, 1500 block of South Michigan Avenue. • At 9:24 a.m., motor vehicle accident, North Union Avenue and West...

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‘Candy and chrome’ featured at Saturday’s lowrider show

July 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

George Quintero’s 1983 Chevy truck at a recent show. (Submitted Photos) Manny Gonzalez’s candy red 1986 Buick Regal Joshua Salazar’s 1973 Pontiac Grand Prix. The sight of a group of lowriders cruising down the street may cause some people to tense up,...

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Man shot dead on the east side of Roswell

July 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell Police officer guards the east perimeter of a homicide scene in east Roswell Wednesday afternoon. (Jared Tucker Photos) Chief Deputy District Attorney Michael Murphy, right, consults with the Roswell Police Department at the scene of a homicide on...

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FLETC strike enters fifth week

July 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The union organizer for striking service workers at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center says the union is “exerting pressure from all angles” as the labor dispute enters its fifth week today. Gary Roeckel, organizer for Operating Engineers Local...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — July 17-21

July 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. July 17 • At 9:17 a.m., motor vehicle accident, West Wildy Street and South Main Street. • At 9:22 a.m., public assist, 1100 block of West Mathews...

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City smoking law may soon be relaxed

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A proposal to relax Roswell’s smoking policy is already encountering opposition, even though the proposed ordinance would only apply to outdoor areas of private clubs. The Roswell City Council on July 9 voted 7-2 to advertise proposed ordinance 15-11,...

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Bomb squad called to dispose of hand grenade

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell police are investigating how a hand grenade came to be in the front yard of a house in the 300 block of East Reed Street. The grenade was found by a resident of the house Friday, July 17. The resident placed the device in a trash container in the...

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Learning about tree care

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Elaine Mayfield, at right, and her staff answer questions at the zoo’s greenhouse where the city grows trees to replace old or diseased trees. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...

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Delays are not stopping Papa John’s Pizza

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

In spite of delays this summer, Papa John’s Pizza is still planning a Roswell location on Main Street in the downtown area, owner Tom Campbell said. The pizza restaurant will open “the last week of August, no later than the first of...