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Molestation sentencing postponed

February 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The sentencing for a Roswell man convicted of sexually assaulting three young girls in a Roswell home between August 2012 and March 2014, was postponed Wednesday in the courtroom of Fifth Judicial District Court Judge Steven Bell, pending the review of a recent psychological evaluation conducted per court orders. Convicted in August of three felony [&hellip...

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Food truck top 10 finalist again

February 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

He’s b-a-a-ck. For the second year in a row, Toddzilla, aka Todd Alexander, is among the top-10 finalists in the Mobile-Cuisine.com annual contest for Food Truck Burger of the Year. The local food truck won third place last year and is currently in second...

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Local candidates to speak at Feb. 8 forum

February 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association is conducting a forum for candidates running in contested races in the upcoming Roswell Municipal Election. The Candidate Forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Roswell Museum and Art Center Bassett Auditorium,...

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Man arrested after standoff

February 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 23-year-old Roswell man was arrested Wednesday after a nearly four-and-a-half-hour standoff with police in the central part of the city that began after the man allegedly pointed a gun at his brother and then at a responding police officer. Roswell Police...

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Espinoza, Oliver file for secretary of state

February 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Democrats call for investigation of Roswell Republican SANTA FE (AP) — Contenders from both major parties in New Mexico are running for election as secretary of state in the wake of a scandal that landed the election agency’s former chief, Republican...

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City showdown on Chávez scheduled

February 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (1)

Retiring Roswell City Councilor Elena Velasquez appeals to the city’s General Services Committee on Jan. 26 to name a new recreation center after César Chávez. Also pictured are Vanessa Tarango and Frank Sanchez. Mayor Dennis Kintigh has called for a...

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Dexter school bond sails to victory

February 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Voters approve $3M bond for school improvements A $3 million bond and a tax election for Dexter Consolidated Schools both passed easily Tuesday. Voters in the Dexter school district voted 73-11 Tuesday in favor of allowing the school district to issue up to...

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Taking culinary tips from a pro

February 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Job Corps student Josef Berumen, 17, left, gets some tips on doing food preparation from Manager Holly Chavez in the kitchen at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 2212 N. Main St., Tuesday afternoon. Berumen is a culinary arts student who is...

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Career Day at Goddard High School

February 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Goddard High School held its Career Day for juniors and seniors last week in conjunction with New Mexico Workforce Connection and ENMU-Roswell Gear Up. About 30 businesses, professionals and recruiters participated Wednesday to talk with students...

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Bond elections today in Hagerman, Dexter; $3.8M in bonds intended for school upgrades

February 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Dexter and Hagerman school districts are holding special elections today that would authorize the collective issuance of $3.8 million of bonds for a wide array of proposed building improvements in both school districts. The Hagerman Municipal School...