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Character Counts! honors teachers

March 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Keynote speaker Lana Kite of the Roswell Job Corps and Tim Fuller attend the Teachers of Character Awards Program 2013, Tuesday evening, at the Civic Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) Character Counts! in Chaves County honored Tuesday more than 90 area educators during the 13th annual Teacher of Character Awards at the Roswell Convention and Civic [&hellip...

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Mayor proclaims Desk & Derrick Month

March 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Del Jurney presents Desk and Derrick Club president Robbie Powell a proclamation declaring March as Desk and Derrick Awareness Month, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Members of Roswell’s Desk and Derrick Club were treated to a mayoral proclamation...

Haley trial gets under way

March 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Terry Haley trial began on Tuesday. Haley is charged with criminal sexual penetration of minor under the age under the age of 13 and enticement of a child. CSP of a child under the age of 13 is a first-degree felony; enticement of child is a misdemeanor....

A kiss for good grades

March 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Katie Dollahon, 2nd grade teacher at Missouri Avenue Elementary, kisses a 2-week-old calf as a way to reward students’ improved reading performances during an Accelerated Reading Party, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Driver’s licenses may need more ID’s to get

March 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The state Senate Public Affairs Committee is scheduled at 2 p.m. today to hear a bill sponsored by Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, that would require more identity verification for driver’s license applicants. SB 521 would require, as of July 1, a Social...

Stolen family heirlooms found and returned

March 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The documents displayed include a copy of the Klondike Nugget from the Yukon gold rush days, a Bible/Psalter, and discharge papers from the German Army that date back to the 1800s, family memorabilia of both sentimental and historical. (Jessica Palmer Photo)...

Corps marches for cancer awareness

March 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

NMMI cadets participate in the Corps Cancer Awareness March, Saturday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) New Mexico Military Institute cadets marched to raise funds and awareness for cancer research Saturday during the school’s 7th annual Cancer Awareness...

Locally produced movie opens to red-carpet crowd

March 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jacob Roebuck, writer and director of “Camp,” and wife Laura, attend the film’s premiere at the Galaxy 8, Friday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) The lobby at Allen Theaters Galaxy 8 premiered a special red-carpet showing of locally produced “Camp”...

ILEA’s grad-level courses focus on international crime

March 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

As federal budget cuts begin, the recently revamped International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell isn’t expected to feel any pain. ILEA Roswell’s new program manager, Myron Golden of BlueLaw International, said the program will “probably not be...

Master Studio Potter Kristen Kieffer offers RMAC workshop

March 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ceramic artist Kristen Keiffer shares her process during a workshop at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Inside the ceramics studio at Roswell’s Museum and Art Center Saturday, pottery students watched as one of the...