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5th Judicial District seeks Shamas replacement

January 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 5th Judicial District is now actively seeking a replacement for the late Judge Ralph Shamas, who passed away last week. Raylene Weis, judicial selection coordinator, admitted that it would be a difficult to replace a man who was so highly respected in the community. President of the State Bar Drew Cloutier, of Hinkle, Hensley, [&hellip...

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Teen drives into residence

January 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

The police apprehended two 17-year-olds, Tuesday, after a ride that ended with a vehicle plowing into a residence in the 1600 block of North Greenwood Avenue. Roswell Police Department Public Information Liaison Sabrina Morales said the two youths were...

RPD names 2 suspects in computer sabotage

January 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department named two suspects in a crime that disabled the computer systems of 13 different Domino’s Pizza locations over the New Year’s holiday. Eddy Edwards, 32, was a former employee who quit his job on Dec. 13. The second subject...

‘ … 9, 10. Ready or not, here I come!’

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ripples are created by ducks swimming in the pond at the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary and Nature Center, causing abstract reflections on the surface, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

United Way exceeds 2012 goal

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A long line enters the Roswell Convention Center for the United Way of Chaves County Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) United Way of Chaves County brought in more than half a million dollars during its 2012 fundraising...

Peggy Brewer seeks to retain District 3 seat on school board

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The school district election, scheduled for Feb. 5, will feature many familiar faces in the running for positions on area school boards. Peggy Brewer, Ed.D., an incumbent board member of the Roswell Independent School District, looks to retain her seat in...

Cloutier visits Legislature

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Drew Cloutier, president of the New Mexico Bar Association, visited the New Mexico State Legislature on Tuesday. Cloutier is a member of Hinkle Law Firm and is a resident of Roswell. “We’re here today to hopefully advance the cause of justice at the...

Homeless count Jan. 28

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jan. 28 marks the second Point-in-Time count of area homeless. Stephanie Lefebvre of the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness said that Roswell and Chaves County were going to be specifically targeted as one of the most under-reported counties in New...

Need a passport? Try Dexter, Hagerman

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Post office locations in Roswell will not process passport applications for the time being due to a lack of staff members with the necessary training. Postmaster Karla Murphy said the post office recently lost two employees who had the required training to...

‘Eracism’ rally marks MLK Day

January 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local clergymen and members of Church on the Move marched along Main Street Monday to raise awareness of racism and division in the Roswell community. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) [/auth...