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UFO Research Center library outgrows space

May 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The International UFO Museum Research Center Library. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) The library at the International UFO Research Center will relocate following this year’s UFO festival in July. Considering 28 percent of voting Americans believe aliens exist, and 21 percent think a UFO crashed in Roswell in 1947, according to a poll by Public Policy Polling...

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FatMan’s open for business in Hagerman

May 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left: Hagerman Mayor Cliff Waide, Hagerman Town Councilor Connie Andrews, and Ellen Robey and Rick Robey, of FatMan’s Beef Jerky, cut the ribbon on FatMan’s new facility, Wednesday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) After more than six years, FatMan’s Beef...

Another debit card scam; let’s be wary

May 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

First American Bank released information, Monday, about a new scam where people are contacted through an automated phone system. The message tells the victims that their debit cards have been frozen by the bank and provides a phone number to call to resolve...

Children scope out potential careers on ‘Super Day’

May 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students rehearse “The Little Ghost” in the Performing Arts Center at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell during 2013 Super Day’s The Art of Theater, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Bright, lime-green shirts swarmed about the Eastern New...

Little League player Myca Patterson gets ceremony for speedy recovery

May 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left to right, Myca’s parents, Mike and Chandra Patterson, Myca, City Councilors Jason Perry and Savino Sanchez and Lions Hondo manager Pam Boyd. (Courtesy Photo) The community came together Monday night at Lions Hondo Little League to celebrate a...

‘Reads to Lead’ gets support from PED

May 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Independent School District tops the list of state school districts set to receive funding from the New Mexico Public Education Department for the “New Mexico Reads to Lead” program. The RISD was one of eleven school districts and three...

NMMI’s Paternoster arrested

May 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Albuquerque restaurateur and member of NMMI Board of Regents Stephen D. Paternoster was arrested for drunk driving on Saturday. He was pulled over around 9:30 p.m. near San Mateo and I-40 in Albuquerque. According to the Albuquerque Police Department,...

Shelters struggle after new ordinance passes

May 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s new pet policy that puts several costly restrictions on dog and cat owners has flooded one local shelter, forcing it to seek out help from partnering groups from Albuquerque to Colorado Springs. The Roswell Humane Society continues to overpopulate...

Help from the govt: not just for big biz

May 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Representatives from the New Mexico Economic Development Department and New Mexico Finance Authority visited the Roswell Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to share information about a funding program that can benefit small businesses. The state received more than...

Town hall meeting to address bullying

May 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the S.O.Y. (Save our Youth) Cultural and Educational Center will host a town hall meeting to address issues members of the Hispanic community may have if their child is being bullied in school at 6:30 p.m. Thursday...