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Sign of the times, perhaps: City considers entry signs

March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The taller of the two signs is a preliminary design from an advertising firm contracted by the city of Roswell to design entryway signs on the outskirts of the city. The smaller sign is one of three currently in place. (Submitted Photo)   “Sign, sign, everywhere a sign,” motorists could be humming some day as [&hellip...

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RFD Call Log — March 10-11

March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 10 • At 8:40 a.m., medical call, 200 block of South Garden Avenue. • At 9:04 a.m., medical call, 100 block of Ballard Street. • At 9:22 a.m., medical call, 500...

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Former NMMI cadet Butler behind bars

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A former New Mexico Military Institute cadet wanted on a nationwide arrest warrant has been apprehended and extradited to Chaves County to face a possible revocation of his probation. Chance Butler, 16, of Pampa, Texas, was allowed to serve up to a year of...

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¡Explora!

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Explora Science Center and Children’s Museum of Albuquerque on Tuesday held an outreach program for children with autism at the Roswell Museum and Art Center.  The program, aptly called ¡Explora!, focused on math, science and art activities. The RMAC...

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Reckless driving case set for trial

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Caraveo   Jonathan Caraveo, the 27-year-old Artesia man accused of causing a violent three-vehicle collision on North Main Street in early January, will get his day in court on Aug. 18. Caraveo is scheduled to appear at 9 a.m. for a jury trial before...

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Green beer, not aliens

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mandyie Deason, a server at Peppers Grill & Bar, serves up a couple of green brewskies Tuesday to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  (Bill Moffitt Photo)...

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Literacy Council talks about mission, event

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Andrae England, left, director of the Literacy Council, speaks to Kiwanis Tuesday about the Literacy Council’s mission while Abel Esquibel, president of Kiwanis, listens. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   The Literacy Council is not just to help people learn to...

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Charges filed in 2013 homicide

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Romero   A Roswell man who has been a longtime suspect in the murder of another Roswell man whose body was found buried in a local backyard in December 2013 has been charged with the homicide. Antonio Orlando Romero Jr., 23, is currently in state prison...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — March 13-15

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 13 • At 7:57 a.m., medical call, East Eyman Street. • At 8:32 a.m., medical call, 2700 block of North Main Street. • At 10:10 a.m., medical call, 3000 block of...

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Fugitive in 2008 murder apprehended in Mexico

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team task force took custody Friday of one of New Mexico’s most wanted fugitives, U.S. citizen Mario Jerardo Talavera. In 2011, Talavera was featured on Fox’s America’s Most Wanted in...