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Job Corps hosts Women’s Forum

March 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell talks with Job Corps student Lesha Brown Thursday. Ezzell served as keynote speaker for the Center’s Women’s Day Forum. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) Roswell Job Corps Center hosted Thursday a day-long Women’s Day Forum to promote personal and professional sisterhood among female students and help them realize their potential. Career...

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Council renames links for Lopez

March 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Spring River Golf Course will now be known as Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River, following a unanimous vote by City Council members present, Thursday. In a phone interview earlier that day, Lopez, who is in the middle of the LPGA’s Legends Tour, said...

Cops bust Knight on 104 counts of kiddie porn

March 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Donald G. Knight The Chaves County Sheriff’s Offices Internet Crimes Against Children Division arrested Donald G. Knight, 60, on 104 counts of sexual exploitation of children. The warrant was issued for his arrest on March 20. Sexual exploitation of a child...

Popular FBI file describes three New Mexico ‘aliens’

March 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A memo written March 22, 1950, by Guy Hottel, an FBI special agent in charge of the Washington Field Office, is the most viewed memo in the FBI Vault, according to the bureau’s press release. (FBI Photo) The Federal Bureau of Investigation posted a memo...

Valley Meat presses on

March 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Last week’s public outrage over a video of a horse shooting has not discouraged owners of Valley Meat Co. from pursuing the grant of inspection from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a company representative said Wednesday. “Currently everything is...

Udall in town; meets with producers, veterans

March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Senator Tom Udall visits with veterans upon his arrival at the Roswell Public Library, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) In effort to better serve constituents, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., visited Roswell Tuesday to meet with members of the agricultural...

RPD seeks info on child enticement

March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department was called to the 700 block of North Atkinson. March 14, around 8 p.m., after a father observed a Caucasian male in a Jeep Cherokee talking to his children. The 5-year-old was playing in the yard with a friend. As the father...

Name change given thumbs up

March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council’s Parks and Recreation Committee voted Monday to recommend that the Council rename the Spring River Golf Course to include recognition of acclaimed golfer Nancy Lopez. Raised in Roswell, Lopez learned how to golf from her father, Domingo...

Hobbs sentenced for manslaughter

March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gregory Hobbs Fifth District Court Judge Freddie Romero sentenced Gregory Marvin Hobbs, 23, to the maximum sentence of six years for voluntary manslaughter with a one-year enhancement as a violent offender to be followed by two years of probation. Hobbs was...

Roswell airport gets a new parking lot

March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Del Jurney and Roswell Airport Manager Jennifer Brady prepare to cut the ribbon on the new long-term parking lot at the facility Monday, with help from members of the Roswell Red Coats. (Courtesy Photo) City officials gathered Monday for a ribbon...