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21 dogs from same home seized; 18 euthanized

March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Animal Services went to North Sherman Street, Friday, after they received a call about five dogs from a single home running lose. Animal Control officers captured not only the five dogs, but an additional 16 dogs were discovered inside the home being kept in what was described in the reports as poor and unsanitary conditions. [&hellip...

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The Easter Bunny visits Roswell

March 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Easter Bunny is greeted by youngsters upon arrival at the Roswell Mall, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

WHM’s message: Dare to dream

March 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Barbara Corn Patterson, Andrea Smith and Kaarina Jager, Roswell’s outstanding women for 2013, pose for a photo during Women’s History Month Celebration Brunch, Saturday, at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) Cindy Wilson had an...

Roswell’s mail to be processed in Lubbock

March 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Starting in May, Roswell’s mail will be sent to Lubbock for processing. The United States Postal Service announced the decision last year, in response to declining revenue and use nationwide, said Peter Hass, USPS spokesman for the Arizona-New Mexico...

Spring River may change name to honor Nancy Lopez

March 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council’s Parks and Recreation Committee will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday at the Roswell Parks and Recreation Depatment, 1101 W. 4th St., to discuss renaming the Spring River Golf Course to honor acclaimed golfer Nancy Lopez. Raised in Roswell, Lopez...

Historical Society’s Roger Burnett retiring after 14 years

March 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roger Burnett Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Director Roger K. Burnett is retiring after 14 years. “At the age of 66, it’s time. I want to do some traveling. There are things I want to do with the kids and my grandchildren,” said Burnett....

Roswell’s new schools chief takes on truancy

March 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The mother of a 6-year-old student faced a Chaves County District Court judge Thursday as the first defendant in Roswell Independent School District’s new anti-truancy program. She was found guilty of allowing her child to rack up more than 10 unexcused...

ILEA-R celebrates its graduating class

March 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rudolph Rodriguez of Belize checks out his group picture and diploma during the ILEA Graduation Ceremony, Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) International Law Enforcement Academy- Roswell welcomed more members to its growing family Friday, as it hosted a...

Gomez: I’m about peace, justice and uniting people through Christ

March 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Letricia Gomez (Courtesy Photo) When asked to sum up her life’s work, Leticia Gomez said: “I’m all about peace and justice.” she paused, “and unity. My goal is to unite people through Christ.” She has a missionary spirit. Born in Artesia, Gomez...

Livestock officials investigate horse killing

March 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico livestock officers are investigating allegations of animal cruelty following the public release of a YouTube video by animal welfare advocates apparently showing a local man shooting a horse at his home near Roswell. The video reportedly shows Tim...