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RISD numbers drop

August 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

On the 10th day of school, Roswell Independent School District’s enrollment for the 2012-2013 school year is down from last year’s numbers. Superintendent Tom Burris said total enrollment for the district this year is 10,010. “Right now we do it so that we can look at staffing,” Burris said. “We’ve moved people around and accommodated [&hellip...

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Working Mother’s Nursery gives back, provides quality child care

August 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies, which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. When you walk into the Working Mother’s Nursery on East Bland...

RPD arrests Chavez for kidnapping

August 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell man Jessie M. Chavez, 27, was arrested in Hobbs on charges of kidnapping around 6 p.m., Thursday, after Lindsey Mendez, 28, and her 9-year-old son endured 24 hours of terror. On Wednesday afternoon, Mendez’s former boyfriend Chavez, 27, broke into...

Dem HQ opens on Main

August 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dan Johnson, right, helps Greg Fiser sign up to volunteer at the Democratic headquarters. Chaunte’l Powell Photo With the 2012 Presidential Election quickly approaching, the democratic headquarters in Roswell opened on 2801 N. Main St., during a time when...

Romney stumps in Hobbs

August 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mitt Romney greets admirers following his speech during a campaign stopover in Hobbs, Thursday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Campaigning Thursday in one of New Mexico’s richest oil and gas communities, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney...

Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest continues longstanding legacy

August 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies, which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. The Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest have a longstanding...

‘Whatcha lookin’ at, kiddo?’

August 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A baby peacock and its mother perch atop a fence at the Spring River Zoo, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Court: Kanmore incompetent for trial

August 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Patricia Kanmore, 41, completed her first competency hearing in District Court, Monday, where a psychologist revealed the results of his forensic evaluation. It was ruled that Kanmore was incompetent to stand trial. Kanmore reportedly held the 53-year-old...

Esperanza House, a safe-house interview program for child abuse victims

August 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies, which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. After being in the business for about 20 years, the Esperanza...

‘Here we go!’

August 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Air Force personnel from Little Rock perform parachute drills at the Roswell International Air Center, Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...