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Hip Hop for Toys helps B & G Club

December 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Youngsters performed hip-hop routines, breakdanced and competed in an open style dance battle to give back to the Roswell Boys & Girls Club, Friday evening. The fundraiser, Hip Hop for Toys, was put on by Funny Bones Allstarz, Insurance Restoration Services and Premier Athletics and took place at the Roswell Mall. Michael “Rawk1” Soza, a [&hellip...

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Gateway Christian celebrates Christmas by sharing

December 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Sandra Roberson’s sixth-grade class at Gateway Christian School stayed after school in order to sew quilts as gifts for mothers at the pregnancy crisis center. (Courtesy Photo) Gateway Christian School, 1900 N. Sycamore Ave., is celebrating Christmas by...

NMMI grads

December 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

New Mexico Military Institute Junior College graduates participate in commencement and commissioning ceremonies at Pearson Auditorium Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Summit addresses water, drought issues

December 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Water and the drought are among the most difficult issues faced by the state of New Mexico and the Southeastern region, according the people attending the Mayor’s Summit and the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Thursday. Phelps Anderson, New Mexico Interstate...

SENMEDD meets in Roswell

December 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Southeastern New Mexico Economic Development District, Council of Government, Mayor’s Summit was held at the Roswell Museum and Art Center on Thursday. Topics under discussion were what the next legislative session will hold and water issues. The...

County chooses Plan D

December 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Two motions died and the prospect of postponement faded, before the Chaves County Board of Commissioners made a final decision regarding the redistricting of its five districts. In their regular business meeting, the commissioners voted to approve Plan D for...

Great morning to be outside

December 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Under a clear December sky, and against the backdrop of the snow-covered Sierra Blanca range, a crop duster sprays a field in west Roswell, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

USPS holds town hall on closure

December 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

Anger surrounded Wednesday evening’s town hall meeting as representatives from the United States Postal Service explained the organization’s delicate and rapid downturn in its financial situation. The USPS held the meeting in Roswell to solicit public...

Friends remember trainer Willie Hall

December 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments (2)

This morning, a memorial 10-count will toll in honor of Willie Hall Sr., a man whose impact on the youth in Roswell will resound indefinitely. The count — the tolling of a bell 10 times — honors a recently deceased boxer. Hall, 83, passed away on Dec. 6,...

Judge postpones prelim

December 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The preliminary hearing scheduled for Dec. 14 in Magistrate Court was postponed until next week after one of the defense witnesses left the courthouse. Jose A. Maciel, 20, is charged with vehicular homicide after an accident that occurred on Oct. 23....