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Ask Rhoda Coakley why elections are held in November

December 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rhoda Coakley pulls records from a shelf at the County Clerk’s Office, Thursday. Noah Vernau Photo If you’ve ever looked for something at the Chaves County Clerk’s Office, you might think of Rhoda Coakley in the same light as a treasure hunter. She has served as the County Clerk for more than two decades in [&hellip...

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We’re gonna be on TV!

December 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Blue collar comedian Daniel Lawrence Whitney — better known as Larry the Cable Guy — was in Roswell this week to film an episode of “Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy,” a reality TV show that takes Whitney across the country to explore the...

Bell-ringers end contest at 80th hour

December 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A weary Ryan Gass, center, on his 71st straight hour of bell-ringing at Walgreens on North Main Street, leans on Jim Ridgeway and Capt. Beau Perez of The Salvation Army, Friday. During his 80-hour marathon, he stayed refreshed by doing push-ups, sit-ups and...

Man kills 26 at Conn. school, including 20 kids

December 14, 2012 • Local News, National NewsComments (0)

A woman waits to hear about her sister, a teacher, following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday’s...

Krumland Auto Group opens Nissan dealership

December 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fireworks light up the evening skies during the Roswell Nissan Grand Opening Party, Thursday evening. Mark Wilson Photo Krumland Auto Group celebrated the grand opening of its Nissan dealership Thursday with music, food and fireworks. This is the first Nissan...

Council tackles trails

December 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council voted unanimously during its monthly meeting Thursday in favor of two resolutions that will improve the city’s roads and trails in the interest of public safety. Council approved a resolution to notify the New Mexico Department of...

Job Corps honors Johnny Gonzales

December 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnny Gonzales chats with Roswell Job Corps students during an awards assembly in which he received a surprise by being presented with an award of appreciation for his work with the school and community, Thursday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Job Corps students...

Gateway students spread holiday cheer around town

December 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Gateway Christian 10th-graders Anila Velasquez and Cayleb Pack, along with fellow students, bring holiday cheer to the residents of Beehive Homes, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo Students of Gateway Christian School spread holiday cheer throughout the city...

Police name shooting victim

December 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

The Roswell Police Department released the name of the man who was killed, Tuesday, during a burglary as Saul Sanchez of Denver City, Texas. Sanchez was a native of Roswell, but not a current resident of the city. The RPD confirmed that Sanchez was dead by...

Senior Circle celebrates holidays

December 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Longtime friends Amy Eakens, left, and Rudell Quinn share a hug during Senior Circle’s Christmas and birthday party, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo Senior Circle members attended their annual Christmas party/December birthday celebration Wednesday. During the...