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City puts another cop on paid leave

April 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Another Roswell Police Department officer is on paid administrative leave, city officials said Wednesday, marking the fourth time this year a member of the department was given paid leave status. Sgt. Jon Meredith, listed as the department’s Violent Crimes Reduction supervisor, was placed on leave Tuesday afternoon, said City Manager Larry Fry....

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City puts another cop on paid leave

April 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Another Roswell Police Department officer is on paid administrative leave, city officials said Wednesday, marking the fourth time this year a member of the department was given paid leave status. Sgt. Jon Meredith, listed as the department’s Violent...

Beauty school opens in Roswell Mall

April 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Laura Medrano, a student at Olympian University, styles the hair of a practice mannequin Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Olympian University opened the doors of its estimated $500,000 beauty school and salon facility, at the Roswell Mall, Tuesday. The...

Beauty school opens in Roswell Mall

April 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Laura Medrano, a student at Olympian University, styles the hair of a practice mannequin Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Olympian University opened the doors of its estimated $500,000 beauty school and salon facility, at the Roswell Mall, Tuesday. The...

Hundreds attend anti-lizard rally

April 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Hundreds rallied at the Artesia Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to protest the potential listing of a species of lizard native to southeast New Mexico with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Congressman Steve Pearce, R-N.M., was one of the speakers leading the...

Hundreds attend anti-lizard rally

April 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Hundreds rallied at the Artesia Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to protest the potential listing of a species of lizard native to southeast New Mexico with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Congressman Steve Pearce, R-N.M., was one of the speakers leading the...

Easter Parade Saturday

April 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

MainStreet Roswell will host an Easter Parade from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 23, at the Chaves County Courthouse front lawn. Entrants can win prizes in several categories, including best dressed, best Easter bonnet, best vintage, best dressed pet...

RPD will extradite teenager

April 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The 14-year-old who is suspected of homicide in Friday night’s shooting was released from the hospital in Lubbock on Tuesday. “The police in Lubbock, Texas, took custody of him immediately after his release. He will now be extradited from...

RPD will extradite teenager

April 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The 14-year-old who is suspected of homicide in Friday night’s shooting was released from the hospital in Lubbock on Tuesday. “The police in Lubbock, Texas, took custody of him immediately after his release. He will now be extradited from...

Firefighters cook up some fun at RHS

April 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

From right, Roswell Fire Department Deputy Chief Chad Hamill and Chief James Salas dish out their favorite recipe to Roswell High School students Monday, during the school’s first ever RFD Turns Up the Heat at RHS event. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Roswell...