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RPD didn’t violate man’s rights in stop

November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments (2)

On Nov. 20, Carl Roy Burleson pleaded guilty to charges of felon in possession of a firearm in Las Cruces Federal Court. The guilty plea followed a three-year-long court battle and appeals process after his arrest on May 2, 2008. The final ruling was published on Sept. 12, 2011, when the Federal Tenth Circuit Court [&hellip...

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Tree of Hope goes up at RMAC

November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Students from All Saints Catholic School decorate the Tree of Hope with the help of elves from Assisteens at the Roswell Museum and Arts Center, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Tree of Hope arises every year at Roswell Museum and Art Center, 100 W....

Court rules in favor of RISD

November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

In a lawsuit involving the distribution of small rubber figurines, meant to represent fetuses, on school property, the United States Federal District Court, sitting in Albuquerque, ruled in favor of the Roswell Independent School District. The case, Taylor v....

RISD fails to make AYP for 09-10 year

November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Independent School District did not make Adequate Yearly Progress for the 2009-2010 school year, required by the New Mexico Public Education Department. The NMPED, which is regulated on the federal level, outlines 37 criteria school districts have...

Job Corps gets new director

November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Job Corps now has a new center director. Pam Hess, president of Career Opportunities Inc., has named Aladin Rodrigues as director. The Department of Labor awarded the contract to operate the center to COI and on Nov. 1 COI, based out of San...

‘Hurry Santa, pack it up!!!’

November 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Santa straps presents on the back of his motorcycle at the third annual Guerreros Toy Drive at the Roswell Mall, Sunday. All the toys collected went to benefit the children of CASA. (Rey Berrones Photo) [/auth...

City wraps 2nd workshop

November 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell city councilors left Monday night’s second redistricting workshop with remaining inquiries and desiring further mapping concepts concerning the redistricting of their respective wards. Redistricting is a process of drawing United States electoral...

AWA and Animal Services to hold spay and neuter clinic

November 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Animal Welfare Alliance, on 927 East McGaffey Street, is holding a special spay and neuter clinic on Dec. 10 specifically for dogs. The AWA is working in conjunction with Roswell Animal Services, 703 East McGaffey Street. Roswell City Council voted...

Bitter Lake offers Cranes and Cocoa

November 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Sandhill cranes flock by the thousands to Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge at sunset Saturday, delighting wildlife enthusiasts who attended a special Cranes and Cocoa event. (Mark Wilson Photo) Wearing cozy clothes and sipping yummy cocoa, a group of...

USPS to hold public mail processing meeting 12/14

November 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The United States Postal Service will hold a public meeting in Roswell, Dec. 14, to discuss its proposal to move mail processing operations from the city to Lubbock, Texas. On Sept. 15, the USPS began conducting a study at the Roswell Customer Service Mail...