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Fiddle and Griddle fires up Main Street

June 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeff Salyards of Dead 2 Rights BBQ grills up some tasty treats during the 2nd Annual Fiddle & Griddle Festival, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photos) Toes were tapping starting early on the Chaves County Courthouse lawn as fiddlers young and old began competing for top prizes during the second-annual Fiddle & Griddle Contest. “It was a [&hellip...

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Domestic violence cases often unreported

June 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Despite changes in laws, domestic abuse remains a problem nationwide. In Roswell, the police responded to 32 domestic cases during the week of May 31 to June 7. The cases ran the gamut from harassment, threats, verbal domestics, assault, aggravated assault,...

Dogs need proper care as temperatures continue to climb

June 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

With Fiddle and Griddle, Beetle land and other events occurring this weekend, people may be tempted to bring Fido along for the ride. Don’t do it, unless the dog can be let out of the vehicle. Animal Services Supervisor Joseph Pacheco says that Roswell has...

Beetles prep for glow show tonight

June 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A VW Beetle is reflected by the hub cap of another Beetle at the Best Western Sally Port Inn, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Downtown Roswell will be full of bugs tonight — VW Beetles to be specific — and many couldn’t be more thrilled. Beetle owners from...

Creative minds unmask cosplay at workshop

June 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Robert Mendoza and Maghan Noce make Bane masks from the movie The Dark Knight Rises during a cosplay workshop held Friday at Hobby Lobby for the upcoming Roswell Filmfest & Cosmicon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Without wealth or a bite from a radioactive spider,...

WWII Woman Marine: ‘We were the girls who did it’

June 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

E. Pearl “Norris” Stoll shown here in her official U.S. Marine Corps portrait following her induction into the women’s 1st Batallion during WWII. (Courtesy Photo) Evelyn “Pearl” Stoll sits proudly at her kitchen table surrounded by a reflection of...

65 Chaves County 4H’ers compete for district

June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Savanna Fox takes aim during the archery portion of the Chaves County 4H Contest at the fairgrounds, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Some 65 Chaves County youths participated in the county 4H competition Wednesday, kicking off their summer series of...

Deputy testing to begin next week

June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office will start testing candidates for three vacant deputies positions, next week. Lt. Britt Snyder said the two of the three positions opened up when two long-term employees retired, although some will quit if they decide they...

Police Blotter: 81-year-old seeks help after embezzlement

June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

•Police responded to the Joy Center, 1822 N. Montana Ave., Wednesday, after an 81-year-old woman came to the Center seeking their assistance. The woman reported to them that she had looked at a her bank statement and discovered she had only $15 left in her...

Beetles land in Roswell for weekend fest

June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The VW New Beetles returned to Roswell this weekend for three days of exciting competitions, a car show and a Saturday night light cruise down Main Street. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) The flames may be painted on, but New Beetle owners seriously burned up...