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Christmas tree contest underway; ends Dec. 31

December 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Christmas tree contest underway; ends Dec. 31

Roswell Toyota general manager Mike Baker and receptionist Haley Norris look over a Christmas tree decorated by Roswell High School Project Celebration. The auto dealership is sponsoring a Christmas tree decorating contest for local schools, with a $1,500 first-place prize. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   A total of $3,000 in prizes is up for grabs at [&hellip...

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Newly-elected county officials attend training

December 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Newly-elected county officials attend training

BIPO Media Panel Steve Terrell, Jess Williams, Paula Garcia, Ryan Luby and Steve Kopelman speak during the Better Informed Public Officials Conference, held this week in Santa Fe. (Submitted Photo)   More than 100 newly- elected and current county...

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Mayor appoints Mallion to serve as municipal judge; City Council approves funding for Chaves County CASA program

December 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Mayor appoints Mallion to serve as municipal judge; City Council approves funding for Chaves County CASA program

Mayor Dennis Kintigh nominated Lou Mallion to serve as municipal court judge during Thursday’s City Council meeting. The councilors approved the nomination of Mallion unanimously. Mallion is a former special investigations division officer with the New...

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Rac-A-Taps share holiday spirit

December 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Rac-A-Taps share holiday spirit

Max Scally Photos The Rac-A-Taps from the Roswell Adult Center performed Thursday at several nursing homes throughout the community. “We have fun dancing and hope to bring enjoyment and fun to our Roswell nursing home residents,” said group member Linda...

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Complaints of bigotry, RISD cellphone policy dominate meeting

December 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Complaints of bigotry, RISD cellphone policy dominate meeting

Complaints about racial discrimination and the confiscation of a student’s cellphone dominated the Roswell Independent School District board meeting Tuesday night. Roswell resident James Edwards brought up discrimination allegedly occurring at Mesa Middle...

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Shooting suspect arrested during traffic stop; Police seeking second suspect, Olivas, still at large

December 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Shooting suspect arrested during traffic stop; Police seeking second suspect, Olivas, still at large

Ward Sr.   A Roswell man was arrested about 11 p.m. on Wednesday in connection to a shooting incident that occurred on Tuesday afternoon in southeast Roswell. Fabian M. Ward Sr., 38, was arrested on a warrant for shooting at a dwelling or occupied...

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Man arrested for warrants after report of attempted murder

December 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Man arrested for warrants after report of attempted murder

Looney   Eddy County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man on several warrants on Wednesday in connection with a Sunday report of a man planning to kill a woman in Carlsbad, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. Deputies responded to the...

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Seventh DUI lands Roswell man 3-year prison sentence

December 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Seventh DUI lands Roswell man 3-year prison sentence

Lucero   A Roswell man involved in a motorcycle crash in March has been sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted of his seventh offense of driving under the influence. Mark Lucero, 49, was also sentenced Dec. 1 by 5th Judicial District...

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Police seek help in finding felon

December 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Police seek help in finding felon

Gottlieb   Roswell Police are seeking the public’s help in finding Nickolaus Paul Gottlieb, who is wanted on a pair of felony warrants. According to the police, Gottlieb is wanted for felon in possession of a firearm and for violating conditions of...

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Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 10-11

December 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 10-11

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 10 • At 8:06 a.m., medical call, 1500 block of North Delaware Avenue. • At 11:16 a.m., medical call, 2000 block of Fulkerson Drive. • At 11:18 a.m., medical call,...