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Could we be facing another Dust Bowl?

March 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Tuesday’s winds reached in excess of 44 mph, and visibility in some areas of Roswell was less than a few feet because of the dust. However, the areas were isolated. In the past several weeks, though, according to the National Weather Service, the winds have ranged from 30 to 59 mph. Recent studies say Roswell [&hellip...

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More ‘Prime Time’ to come

March 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Members of Prime Time, a group from Oklahoma, perform at the First Baptist Church, 500 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Monday evening. The group will put on two more live performances Tuesday and Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m., at First Baptist. The performances feature...

NM GOP holds pre-primary convention

March 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

More than 750 delegates, voting in person and by proxy, ensured that the names of many of the Republican candidates running in New Mexico’s primary election were automatically placed on the ballot. The Republican Party of New Mexico held its pre-primary...

Appleseed keeps rifleman tradition alive

March 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Shooters participate in the Roswell Gun Club Appleseed Marksmanship Clinic, Saturday, at the Roswell Gun Club range. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Revolutionary War Veterans Association fired off the first day of its Appleseed Marksmanship Clinic, Saturday, at the...

Wag-n-Walk howling success

March 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Foxy gets a lift from owner Brittant Tempero during The Rio Pecos Kennel Club’s 6th annual Shamrock Wag-n-Walk at Cahoon Park, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Every dog has his day—and for Roswell canines, that day was full of treats and St....

State Dept commits to fund local ILEA

March 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The U.S. Department of State has committed funding to the International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell, showing its intent to continue the program in the future. “We’re working hard to put the best program that we can in place. We’ve got all the...

Robin Reedy, Miguel Silva receive Lovato Scholarships

March 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Participants of the AMR Steve Lovato Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament teed off, Saturday, at NMMI Golf Course, honoring the life and service of Steve Lovato, who died at the age of 30 while working with American Medical Response on March 16, 2002....

NMMI gets new rappelling tower

March 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Albert Gonzales of Waide Construction welds a corner of the new rappelling tower on the New Mexico Military Institute campus between Main Street and the obstacle course, Friday. The tower consists of metal shipping containers stacked five high. (Mark Wilson...

Hey, NM Mag! One of our cities is missing!

March 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell’s minimal presence in New Mexico Magazine’s 2012 Vacation Guide, released in February, has left many people in the community wondering what happened. Councilman Dusty Huckabee said several puzzling differences exist between issues printed in...

Road to Roswell a bumpy one for Suzy Wood

March 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Suzy Wood in her domain. (Mark Wilson Photo) Anyone who has ever gone into the Roswell Convention and Civic Center during the day will recognize Susan (Suzy) Wood, from the Visitors Center. “We are,” she says, “the face of Roswell.” Wood may be one of...