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Person on the street: What would you like to see in your local newspaper?

June 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Debbie Luevano: “Anything going on at the parks, things going on at the museums, things that are free, vacation bible schools. It would be nice to have a list of things going on in our community every week for our kids.” (Keilee Templeman Photo) Below: Dietta Hitchcock: “I would like to see more local events being [&hellip...

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Abandoned home destroyed by fire

June 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 600 block of West Matthews Street following a call around 12:30 a.m., Friday. The abandoned house was destroyed by the fire. The house was fully engulfed in flames by the time RFD arrived. An...

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Street closures planned next week

June 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Portions of Wyoming Avenue and Country Club Road will be closed on different days next week for pavement maintenance. The closures are scheduled from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday on Wyoming Avenue from McGaffey to Bland streets; from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday on...

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DAV rolling into town

June 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

On Friday, the Disabled American Veterans will be driving into the Roswell Wal-Mart parking lot and setting up their mobile station from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. They are welcoming any veterans who need assistance in any way to come by. The DAV said the organization...

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Fireworks set to go off this Fourth of July

June 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Mike Satterfield Memorial Fireworks Extravaganza will be hosted on July 4 at Cielo Grande Recreation Area in the 1600 block West College Boulevard. This show with venders and activities for kids will begin at 6 p.m. Live music, including a concert by Los...

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Eddy County Sheriff’s Posse Western week

June 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Carlsbad June 13-17 The Eddy County Sheriff’s Posse Western week takes place at the Eddy County Fairgrounds, 1601 E. Greene St. For more information, visit their Facebook event page. Lovington June 16-17 Eighth annual Smokin’ on the Plaza On both days...

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County approves new sales tax; Commissioners vote to add 8.3 cents to every $100 of taxable goods

June 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

County commissioners discuss a new county sales tax that could take effect in January, if not rescinded beforehand. All four commissioners who attended the meeting voted to approve the tax, which will add 8.3 cents to every $100 of taxable goods and services...

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Even SWAT trucks need fixin’ sometimes

June 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A mechanic does on-the-spot repairing to the SWAT team’s armored vehicle at the corner of Fifth and Main Street Thursday afternoon. (Trevier Gonzalez Photo) The Roswell Police Department’s SWAT vehicle came to a standstill at the corner of Main and Fifth...

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Roswell aliens inspire board game

June 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local game designer and owner of WildBird Games, Matt Bromley, is explaining the rules of his new game, “RoswAliens & the Mothership” at Stellar Coffee Company. The game will be released at the upcoming UFO Festival. The goal of the game is for the...

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DWI arrests in Chaves County

June 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local law enforcement agencies have provided the following information. All people are presumed innocent. Martinez Name: Rossana Martinez Age: 53 Resident of: Roswell Arrested: June 11 for DWI (4th offense) BrAC/BAC: Test results pending Arresting agency:...