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‘Potty Squad’ raises cancer awareness

April 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

People may have noticed a strange device sitting in the middle of a neighbor’s yard. The gaily-colored toilets are not being dropped from the sky by aliens with a potty fixation. Instead they are being transported by Roswell High Community Team and are part of a fundraising drive for cancer. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Roswell has [&hellip...

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RPD Explorers Club gets $1,250 in donations

April 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department’s Explorers Club received a $750 donation from Walmart and $500 from Roswell Sertoma Club. The Explorers is open to young men and women age 14-20 with an interest in learning more about careers in the field of law enforcement....

Volunteers help Keep Roswell Beautiful

April 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute cadets take a break during their energetic trash pickup project along Main Street as part of Keep Roswell Beautiful Day, Saturday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) A high level of energetic whoops and hollers were heard along Main Street...

KRB volunteers tidy the town

April 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Crystal Dellavecchio, her son Elijah Brunson, her mother Maria Balttles and her sister-in-law Tracy Hutcherson pick up trash on East McGaffey, Saturday, as part of Great America Cleanup Day. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) The small group of four yellow...

Roswell hosts annual Girl Scout gathering

April 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left: Alyssa Smith, Christina Brown, Anizia Barrera and Sienna Macias clown around during the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest annual Business Meeting at Christ’s Church, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell submitted the winning bid this...

Youth conference stresses civic leadership, speaking up

April 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Youth Alliance Project Manager Moneka Stevens-Cordova encourages students to be proactive leaders in their communities, at the Regional Youth Conference, Saturday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) In an effort to encourage middle and high school students to...

NMMI dumps Alumni Association

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Military Institute officially terminated its ties to its Alumni Association this week after the association failed to meet financial reporting standards, the school announced Friday. The termination ended a nearly 50-year partnership between...

La Villa plants ‘Tony’

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Residents of Emeritus at La Villa watch as Maintenance Director Tony Gaustad, left, and Carlos Garcia plant a crabapple tree in the backyard of the facility, Friday morning. Gaustad said the tree replaces another one that uprooted months ago due to weather...

Kautz gets 7 years-plus

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Judge Charles C. Currier sentenced Steffanie Kautz to seven years, followed by two years of probation, Friday, in the death of 14-year-old Breana Bodge. Kautz pleaded no contest to the lesser charges of voluntary manslaughter and possession of a controlled...

Helena Moore, 102, says she’s ‘blessed’ for what she’s been given

April 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Helena Moore feels blessed for everything she has been given throughout her life. She celebrated her 102nd birthday April 16. (Amy Vogelsang photo) The piano sings out the classic “Jesus Loves Me” tune as folks gather in the La Villa-Emeritus Assisted...