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Johnson, academic director of ILEA, succumbs to cancer

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Johnson, academic director of ILEA, succumbs to cancer

Johnson   Colleagues recall Johnson’s compassion, professionalism   The academic director of the International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell died on Tuesday. Dr. Lili K. Johnson succumbed to cancer in Charlotte, North Carolina. She had worked for BlueLaw International at ILEA since 2012. ILEA in Roswell is one of four international police...

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Yucca karate program keeps kids kicking

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Yucca karate program keeps kids kicking

Members of the Roswell Yucca Karate class get their game faces on for some “Karate Kid” kicks during Thursday’s class for children 3 to 6-year-old. The class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 p.m. at the Yucca Recreation Center. For more photos,...

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Next mission for general: Raise funds

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Next mission for general: Raise funds

Jerry Childress, left, talks with NMMI college golfer Eddie Geernaert on the driving range at the Institute golf course where the First Tee of the Pecos Valley holds golf clinics for youths. Childress helped found the program 10 years ago and serves as board...

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NMMI receives National School of Character Award

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on NMMI receives National School of Character Award

New Mexico Military Institute staff and cadets receive the National School of Character Award. From left, Maj. Eric Evertson, Cadet Forrest Green, Cadet Lynn Rajala, Gen. Richard V. Geraci, Cadet Taylor Yarges, Cadet Arnicia Taylor, Cadet Brandon Sharpe and...

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Book sale today through Sunday

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Book sale today through Sunday

Kaleigh Hembree, 7, and mom Michelle look over a selection of children’s books Friday at the Books Again book sale held at the Roswell Public Library in conjunction with the Friends of the Library. Usually the book sales are held as needed at the store’s...

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Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 3-5

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 3-5

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 3 • At 9:18 a.m., to a medical call in the 100 block of West Bland Street. • At 9:34 a.m., to a medical call in the 1600 block of East Bland Street. • At 9:42...

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NM OMI rules infant’s death a homicide; Grandmother says authorities failed to protect child

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on NM OMI rules infant’s death a homicide; Grandmother says authorities failed to protect child

The death of a 1-month-old Roswell infant in September 2013 was the result of a homicide, according to a death investigation by the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator released this week. The death investigation of Jonathan Miller determined the...

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Singing Stargazers

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Singing Stargazers

Above: The Goddard High School Stargazers perform a Christmas program Thursday at Del Norte Elementary School. The choir performed throughout the day at elementary schools and nursing homes in Roswell. The students are under the direction of Mary Gonzales....

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City still waiting on final festival financial reports; Officials await information from MainStreet Roswell

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on City still waiting on final festival financial reports; Officials await information from MainStreet Roswell

The city is still waiting on final reports from the Fiddle & Griddle Festival and the UFO Festival, Finance Committee members were told Thursday morning. Both festivals are organized by MainStreet Roswell, and the city’s contact with that group, Peggy...

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ILEA, community welcome delegates

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on ILEA, community welcome delegates

The welcome reception for International Law Enforcement Academy-Roswell took place at the ILEA building Wednesday night. Mayor Dennis Kintigh addressed the crowd, comprised of community members and delegates from Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Costa Rica,...