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Agents, officials field flood questions

May 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Since 1995, Mark and Shirley Simon have seen their flood insurance rates on their residence on Third Street near Cahoon Park fluctuate as it comes in and out of flood zones. Now just half a block outside a low-risk flood zone, the couple is still considering flood insurance. “I’m thinking about keeping it but trying [&hellip...

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ILEA gets $9.175M federal contract

May 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell has been awarded a $9.175 million federal contract to continue training foreign law enforcement officials. The announcement came Thursday from Sens. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., and Tom Udall, D-N.M. The contract...

Drug take-back breaks records

May 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Wolfe and Richard Lucero with unused medications collected during Saturday’s Drug Take-Back program. Courtesy Photo The Prescription Drug Take-Back program held at the Neighborhood Watch building broke records, Saturday, with 217 pounds of expired,...

Leadership Roswell to host candidate forum

May 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association will have asked questions of 320 candidates seeking 155 positions once it completes its 29th candidate forum this month. The LRAA, a non-partisan group, will hold a forum for all area candidates running in a...

Kids, Kows & More at the fairgrounds

May 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fourth-grade students from Dexter and Hagerman learn about milk production courtesy of Peach the cow, instructor Cody Lightfoot and The Mobile Dairy Classroom during the Kids & Kows & More program at the fairgrounds, Wednesday morning. Mark Wilson...

RHS, GHS art students prep for Convergence at RMAC

May 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Laurie Rufe, director at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, gives a tour to Goddard High School art students,Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Art students from Goddard High School got their first look Tuesday at the gallery where they will place their...

City dedicates extension project

May 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Juan Rodriguez directs traffic during the ceremony to dedicate the College Boulevard extension, Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo An integral improvement to Roswell’s infrastructure, the West College Boulevard extension project, marked its near-completion,...

Bingaman speaks to higher ed costs

May 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sen. Jeff Bingaman chats with Judy Stubbs during the ENMU-R Foundation for the Future banquet at the Civic Center, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo With the issue of doubling student loan rates pending in Congress, Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., spoke to the cost of...

Virus cases up in NM

May 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico is experiencing an elevated number of cases of hand, foot and mouth disease. Chad Smelser, M.D., an infectious disease epidemiologist for the New Mexico Department of Health, confirmed the entire state is experiencing an increased number of people...

RPD searching for woman

May 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Patricia Kanmore On Monday around 8:30 a.m. police officers responded to a call about unknown trouble at the 200 block of West Mathews Street. When officials arrived, they located a woman who had been severely beaten. “A neighbor contacted the police...