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Murder suspect found in Texas, turns self in

July 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Around 11:56 a.m. on Sunday, Israel Vigil’s father called the Midland, Texas, Police Department and stated his son would turn himself in. Vigil, 18, was wanted for an open count of murder for the July 6 shooting death of Arnulfo Villela, aggravated battery, two counts of aggravated assault and contributing to the delinquency of a [&hellip...

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RPD arrests 1, seeks 2 in Villela murder

July 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police secured arrest warrants Thursday for Israel Vigil, 18, Harvey Salinas, 17, and Joseph Lucero, 17, in connection with the July 6 murder of Arnulfo Villela Jr. Villela, 18, was shot multiple times outside a residence at 826 E. Hendricks St....

Bottomless Lakes hosts annual Sand Sculpture Contest

July 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Trinity Stephens, Elena Chaves and Daniel Burdine create a sandy masterpiece during the Bottomless Lakes State Park 22nd annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Lea Lake, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo The 22nd annual Sand Sculpture Contest took place Saturday at...

Missoula Theatre Camp presents The Pied Piper

July 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Young actors warm up for the Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp performance of The Pied Piper at the Roswell Community Little Theatre, Saturday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo The Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp rendition of The Pied Piper charmed audience...

Unexpected chores

July 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Elizabeth Vargas cleans up debris at Professional Style, located in the 100 block of East McGaffey Street, after an early-morning wreck, Friday. A suspected drunk driver crashed through a bay door of Golden Rule Alignment & Muffler next door, then broke...

Cole murder still unsolved

July 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Today marks the 11-year anniversary of the slaying of John Cole, 18, at the Sonic restaurant which was located at 624 N. Main St., in a drive-by shooting. The case remains unsolved. Cole and a friend were sitting in a vehicle when shots were fired from the...

Will Cass: Teacher, singer, actor, the ‘ugliest girl’ at Mary Mount College

July 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Will Cass at Senior Circle, Thursday. Noah Vernau Photo You could hear him on the radio in Kansas and New Mexico. He served in the Army, worked with Danny Kaye, and graduated from a Catholic school for girls. He taught for 37 years, and his love for theater...

J.P. White House turns 100; celebrate!

July 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors to the 100th birthday party for the J.P. White House and the Historical Museum check out a wagon on display, Friday. Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico hosted the event. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell received a blast from the past Friday evening...

‘Severely understaffed’ RPD won’t take ID theft report

July 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

One Roswell woman may be considered one of the luckiest women in the world, or the unluckiest. In a space of a few short hours on Wednesday, she was told she had won $2.5 million from Mega-Million lottery company, $8,000 from Walmart and a free trip. In fact,...

Should be done by September

July 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers move panes of glass at the construction site of the new Educational Center on the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell campus, Thursday. The building is slated for completion by the beginning of September. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...