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‘We will never, ever forget’

November 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

From left, Velina Rocha Sanches, mother of fallen hero Marine Sgt. Moses D. Rocha, and Angel Mayes, mother of fallen hero Pfc. Antonio Stiggins, stand with their sons’ names during a dedication ceremony Friday morning for the new Chaves County Veterans War Memorial at the Chaves County Courthouse. (Mark Wilson Photo) At exactly 11 a.m. [&hellip...

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FoodPlay cast brings food smarts to Pecos Elementary

November 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Keith Allen of FoodPlay teaches kids at Pecos Elementary about food nutrition during a fun-filled skit Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) An Emmy Award-winning presentation gave children at Pecos Elementary School a taste of what a healthy lifestyle with...

GHS honors veterans at annual event

November 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

Cheerleaders greet veterans as they arrive at Goddard High School for the annual Veterans’ Ceremony, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Almost 300 veterans received first-class treatment Thursday morning at a venue that would not exist had it not been for the...

LMRB finds for city

November 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The three-member Labor Management Relations Board for the city of Roswell delivered two decisions regarding Roswell Fire Department and Roswell Police Department matters, Wednesday afternoon. The board held two separate hearings on Oct. 26 and Oct. 27. The...

Council OKs econ development plan

November 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

After weeks of much talk and heated discussion, the Roswell City Council voted to approve the adoption of Ordinance No. 11-05, which repeals Ordinance 02-6, creating an Economic Development Plan for the city, at its regular business meeting Thursday...

Loretta Clark celebrates birthday today; promotes literacy

November 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Nov. 11, 2011, is noted as a peculiar date by many as its repetition of the number 11 can only happen once every century. The number 11 may have a special relevance for numerologists. But for one Roswell woman, the day marks not only her birthday, but also a...

Quinceañera contest goes bad for Roswell teen

November 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments (2)

Representatives from KALN Radio Amigo 96.1 FM and a Roswell family are currently in a quandary over a Quinceañera contest, which the radio station hosted. The contest, titled, “The Great Promotion of the Glamour of the Princess,” granted one lucky...

Circus performers

November 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Mario and Luigi perform the art of juggling during The Mighty American Crown Circus & Circo Osorio Tuesday evening at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Lawrence Bros. shows off remodel

November 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

From left, Jay Lawrence, co-owner of Lawrence Brothers IGA, and Blake Meek, store manager, bag groceries during the grand re-opening of the newly remodeled Lawrence Brothers IGA at 900 W. Second St., Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) After eight months...

Committee wrangles over language

November 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Heated discussion surrounded the adoption of proposed Ordinance No. 11-05, which repeals and replaces Ordinance 02-6 creating an Economic Development Plan for the City of Roswell, at Wednesday evening’s special finance committee meeting. The three members...