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Aviation Museum to host May 12 golf tourney

February 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Don Armstrong explains the foundation’s hopes for a new building at Walker Aviation Museum, Thursday. (Noah Vernau Photo) The Walker Aviation Museum Foundation will host its second annual golf tournament May 12 at the New Mexico Military Institute golf course. The tournament is in memory of Dennis Ybarra, an Air Force veteran and former manager [&hellip...

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Johnny’s Valentine 2/13–15

February 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Joanna Coronado, of Johnny Gonzales’ Community Volunteer Program, arranges Valentine goodies at Lawrence Brothers IGA, Friday, readying for the upcoming special day. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Community Volunteer Program is organizing its annual Valentine’s...

Burglary victim has enough

February 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

One burglary victim says that she has had enough after two burglaries in the past month. A single mother of two, Elya Ly wanted to go on record about what has been happening to her. She feels the public needs to know the plight of the victims. Ly said the...

Leyba pleads guilty to 3 counts

February 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Jesse Anthony Leyba, 22, of Roswell, pleaded guilty to a three-count indictment charging him with conspiracy, interference with interstate commerce by robbery, and using and carrying a firearm during a crime of violence. Leyba has been in federal custody...

US 70/380 repairs begin this week

February 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Motorists just west of Roswell on U.S. 70/380 are asked to use caution beginning next week due to highway repairs and construction. NMDOT says that guardrail improvements will begin this week. Pavement rehabilitation work is scheduled to begin the week of...

Pearce wants veterans clinic for Roswell

February 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

In an effort to show their joint support for the opening of a veterans clinic in Roswell, U.S. Sens. Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall, and U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce co-wrote a letter to Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki about the...

United Way of Chaves County honors Barraza, Avery, Jones

February 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

In addition to celebrating the amount raised through its 2011 campaign, the United Way of Chaves County recognized and honored three individuals for their dedication and service to the community at its annual banquet Jan. 30. Josefa Barraza, youth program...

‘Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean …’

February 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

P.J. Marshall-Riese of Century 21 prepares a festive booth at the Roswell Convention Center, Friday, featuring images of James Dean and Elvis Presley, for today’s 2012 Baby Boomer Health & Business Expo. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Pat Hittle: Artist, director, Neighborhood Watcher, author

February 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Pat Hittle and her prize-winning artwork of two cougars. (Courtesy Photo by Paul Johnson) Pat Hittle, vice president of the Fine Arts League, has been a resident of Roswell for nearly 20 years. She chose Roswell because it is an artist colony. “There are...

RPD arrests Jesse Ramirez

February 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

Jesse Ramirez, 26, was arrested, Thursday, on charges of use of telephone to terrify, intimidate, threaten, harrass, annoy or offend, after the Roswell police responded to a call from Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Carrie Ramirez told the officer that she...