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Suzanne Norton Jones: ‘You teach a horse what you want it to do’

December 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Suzanne Jones with a portrait of her younger self painted by Henriette Wyeth. Ilissa Gilmore Photo Suzanne Norton Jones definitely has horse sense — in more ways than one. The daughter of U.S. Cavalry officer Lt. Col. Anderson H. Norton, Jones began riding horses at a young age and has gone on to have a [&hellip...

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DA wants to review James Gomez’s release

December 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chief Deputy District Attorney Michael Murphy filed a motion on Thursday in Magistrate Court to review James Gomez’s conditions of release. Gomez was released on a $10,000 cash surety bond, after paying $1,000 or the 10 percent of the $10,000 bond on Oct....

Parade at 6; come early for singing

December 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

MainStreet Roswell’s annual Electric Light Parade is set to illuminate the holiday spirit of Chaves County tonight at 6 p.m. The parade will come down Main Street from College Boulevard and end at Walnut Street. Parade spectators are encouraged to come...

Suspect leads cops on high-speed chase

December 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police convene near the Candlewood Inn after apprehending a suspect who had been driving at high rates of speed through Roswell, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo Matthew Evans, 26, was apprehended Friday after a high-speed chase that began in Torrance County and...

Murder scene

November 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police investigate the crime scene in the 200 block of East Bland Street, where Arthur Contreras, 22, of Roswell, was killed Wednesday night. The incident occurred at 10:19 p.m. and the police were still investigating the scene at 10:30 a.m., Thursday....

’tis the season

November 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Rac-A-Taps bring holiday cheer to the residents of Beehive Homes, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Agencies investigate county murders

November 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office is attending an inter-jurisdictional meeting with the New Mexico State Police, Eddy and Lea county Sheriff Departments, the FBI and Hobbs Police Department about the two homicides in Chaves County and the shooting of a Lea...

Holiday Jubilee

November 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ariana Armenta, right, and Azalea Martinez wrap Christmas presents at ENMU-R, Wednesday, during the school’s Holiday Jubilee, a fundraising event for student clubs and organizations, sponsored by Ambassadors for College Educational Success. Mark Wilson...

P’master to Army: Shoo!

November 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

For the first time in several years, the bells of The Salvation Army have been silenced at post office locations around the city due to the postmaster’s enforcement of a longstanding rule. Capt. Beau Perez of The Salvation Army said, recently, Postmaster...

Sanchez brings Mobile Office to Roswell

November 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lt. Gov. John Sanchez meets with members of Roswell City Council during his Mobile Office Day tour, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo Lt. Gov. John Sanchez met face-to-face with constituents and city councilors Wednesday at City Hall to address their state...