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Subway downtown

May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A crew from Signs by Corbell install signage for the new Subway at the corner of Second and Main in downtown Roswell, Monday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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Manuel Otero’s ‘Say no’ essay draws great praise

May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Proud friends and family applauded loudly for the 11-year-old as he received one prestigious award after another Tuesday morning, already proving he will influence the people around him as he aims to make the most of his life. Among 18 other awards...

Xcel workers head for Okla. twister site

May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Close to 50 Xcel Energy workers from New Mexico and Texas left for Oklahoma Tuesday to help restore power in storm-damaged areas. Workers will join 29 transmission line personnel members the company sent to Oklahoma earlier this week. Transmission workers...

Larry the Cable Guy does Roswell in tonight’s show

May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Comedian and reality TV star Larry the Cable Guy will unveil his take on Roswell’s UFO culture tonight during his show, “Only In America.” Taped in December, Larry’s crew visited the city’s International UFO Research Center, spoke to an abduction...

Trial defense witness killed

May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell police officers responded to Pecan Place, around 9:45 p.m. Sunday in reference to a shots fired call. Upon arrival the police found the body of Juan Gonzales, 26, who had passed away from gunshot wounds. Gonzales, also known as Pun, was a defense...

Protest at Valley Meat Co. reawakens concerns about horse slaughter

May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lester Castro Frielander, left, a veterinarian from Wyalusing, Penn., stands with fellow protesters outside of Valley Meat Co. near Roswell, Monday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) A small but determined group of five protesters in a mini, gas-efficient car called...

All may attend Hazard Mitigation Planning meeting

May 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell/Chaves County Office of Emergency Management invites residents to a Hazard Mitigation Planning Team kick-off meeting, 2-4 p.m., Wednesday, at Roswell Fire Station No. 3, 2800 Wilshire Blvd. Hazard mitigation planning is the process by which...

153 NMMI grads poised to ‘stand like beacons’

May 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute cadets celebrate their graduation following commencement ceremonies, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) The New Mexico Military Institute’s 119th graduating class sat for a memorable ceremony under a pleasant mid-morning...

Grace Community Church to host special fundraiser, Wednesday

May 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Grace Community Church, 935 W. Mescalero Road., will host a special fundraiser Wednesday beginning at 6 p.m., featuring a nationally known comedian-actor to raise money for an upcoming movie to be filmed in southeast New Mexico. Actor Michael Joiner will...

Monterrey kids sing, dance for pups, kits

May 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Monterrey Elementary second graders perform the Educational Song for the student body during the Jaguar Talent Show, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Students of Monterrey Elementary danced and sang Friday during a school talent show organized by its fifth-grade...