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Concerns voiced during Neighborhood Watch meeting

October 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Fire Marshal Bill Wells spoke to the Lea Street Neighborhood Watch about fire safety, Tuesday, at Tinnie Mercantile Store & Deli, 412 W. Second St. He was asked to speak to the group after fire destroyed an abandoned building on Lea Street. He said authorities do not know the cause of the original blaze, [&hellip...

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CC! ‘honors the badge’

October 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Honoring the Badge award winners were announced Wednesday evening during the annual ceremony to honor those who serve the community. This year’s winners are, from left: Pablo Macias of the New Mexico State Police, Mark Madsen of Game and Fish, Derek...

Maniatis discusses state’s film industry

October 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Newly appointed New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis, along with two members of his team, made a stop in Roswell Wednesday evening as part of a series of town hall meetings beginning with southeastern New Mexico. Maniatis discussed the state of the...

State honors officers

October 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

New Mexico State Police officers bow their heads in respect, Wednesday, during a dedication of the Patrolman Damon Talbott and Patrolman Ramon Robert Solis Memorial Highway. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Section of highway dedicated to Talbott, Solis

October 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The parents of Ramon Solis react during the unveiling of the Patrolman Damon Talbott and Patrolman Ramon Robert Solis Memorial Highway signage during dedication ceremonies Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photos) Two fallen New Mexico state police officers...

GHS teacher to go to trial

October 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Goddard High School teacher and coach David Lawrence was bound over for trial Wednesday on charges of criminal sexual contact of a minor. The alleged incidents took place over a period of time when the victim was a 17-year-old student at GHS. The first...

United Way sets goal

October 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Shelby Toles, 13, daughter of Perry and Sherri Toles, 2011 campaign co-chairs, marks United Way’s current fundraising efforts at 20 percent of its projected goal of $575,000. (Julia Bergman photo) [/auth...

Local farmer is one step closer to being green

October 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Neal Pope, left, gives a tour of a solar array located at Allen Farm in southeast Roswell to Beverly Allen, Lynn Ditto and New Mexico Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) One step toward being green will help a...

Students learn character from local leaders

October 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

New Mexico Military Institute’s Major Eric Evertson reads from a Dr. Seuss book to Washington Avenue Elementary School students Tuesday morning at the Spring River Park & Zoo during a Character Counts! tour. Children from area schools visited the 6...

Chaves County Board of Commissioners to meet Thursday

October 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m., Thursday, at the Chaves County Administrative Center, for its regular business meeting. An item on the agenda expected to create much debate is Resolution R-11-059 concerning the intent of Chaves...