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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 the issue. The contact number uses a 505 or a 575 area [&hellip...

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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...

Locals participate in national effort

May 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pastor “Rubie” Rubinstein accepts food from United States Postal Service letter carrier Amelia Orozco. (Charles Fischer Photo) The 21st annual National Association of Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive” took place Saturday in towns and...

Chaves County CASA presented with substantial donation Monday

May 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ellen Shanor (right), with J. F. Maddox Foundation President Don Maddox (center), presents Chaves County CASA Executive Director Carrie-Leigh Cloutier with $10,000 donation. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) The J. F. Maddox Foundation presented Chaves County CASA with...