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Gonzales’ group heads for Mexico

January 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jim Ridgway, left, and Johnny Gonzales load a van with toys and supplies bound for Juarez, Mexico, on Friday. Gonzales said his Community Volunteers group takes extra toys and clothes to Juarez for distribution to children in orphanages. “We’re going to go give toys and preach Jesus to the children,” Ridgway said. Gonzales is also [&hellip...

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City lacks ambulances for oversized patients

January 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

If you weigh more than 400 pounds, your next trip to the hospital might be in a trailer instead of an ambulance. Superior Ambulance does not have a bariatric ambulance, which is a vehicle modified to carry the severely obese. Bariatric ambulances typically...

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Henson receives a home from Habitat for Humanity

January 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Nancy Moore, president of Habitat for Humanity of Roswell, left, hands the house keys to Silvia Henson at the Habitat for Humanity house dedication Thursday night. “It’s just been a blessing meeting the Habitat for Humanity board,” Henson said....

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Meth defendant gets 5-year sentence

January 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell woman allegedly found last summer with 34 grams of methamphetamine has been sentenced to five years in prison following her Aug. 26 bench trial in Roswell. Melanie Kerwick, 33, was sentenced Jan. 9 by 5th Judicial District Judge Freddie Romero....

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 15-16

January 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 15 • At 8:46 a.m., motor vehicle accident, East College Boulevard and North Atkinson Avenue. • At 9:22 a.m., medical call, One Horse Road. • At 9:35 a.m., medical...

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County moves forward with $290M solar power project; Development would be largest in state history

January 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: This photo of a 20-megawatt solar field just north of Las Vegas, Nev., completed by NextEra Energy Resources, shows what a proposed solar farm in Chaves County would look like. The Nevada solar farm is on 160 acres, whereas the proposed solar farm in...

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Man meets with first responders who brought him back to life

January 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Firefighters and paramedics who responded to Tom Barresi’s home on Dec. 3 included, back row, from left; FAO Jason Evans, Lt. James Higgins, EMT-Paramedic Terry Carter and EMT-I Jaeson Goodwin. Front row, from left, Firefighter Daton Crump, Barresi and...

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Former RDR reporter to work for State Land Office

January 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

McLaughlin   Jill McLaughlin, former political reporter at the Roswell Daily Record, will now serve as assistant for communications for the New Mexico State Land Office. Commissioner Aubrey Dunn made the announcement of McLaughlin’s appointed...

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Police seek suspect in a pair of cases

January 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Abraham Velasco is also  known to go by the name Abraham Gonzales   Roswell police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a Roswell man wanted in connection with two cases. The most recent charge is criminal sexual contact, which stems from...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 14-15

January 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 14 • At 8:19 a.m., medical call, 200 block of Crockett Yard Road. • At 8:30 a.m., public assist call, 300 block of East Country Club Road. • At 8:45 a.m., medical...