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Read Across Roswell set for March 2 at Pioneer Plaza

February 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Though the children of Roswell may not know it yet, a day filled with reading is quite imminent. Some may decry reading’s dull with no use, but not with a certain Theodor Seuss. With this thought in mind, three local teachers have created Read Across Roswell, to take place March 2 from 1-5:30 p.m. at [&hellip...

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Adam Cruz pleads guilty

February 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Adam Cruz, 22, of Roswell, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to interfere with interstate commerce by robbery, and interference with interstate commerce by robbery. Cruz entered his plea without the benefit of any plea agreement. Cruz faces a maximum penalty of 20...

Vow renewals take place at Villa Del Rey

February 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Karen and Thor Stangebye, who have been married 60 years this coming June, renew their wedding vows with the help of Chaplain Garth Hyde at Villa Del Rey, Tuesday, during a Valentine’s Day celebration. (Mark Wilson Photo) Five senior couples renewed...

Haley trial postponed

February 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The trial of Terry Haley originally set for April has been postponed until July after the District Attorney’s Office filed an amendment to the criminal information. The Roswell Police Department arrested the Roswell man on Feb. 17, 2010. Haley, 57, is...

License bill passes Senate

February 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

A bill, sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Tim Jennings, D-Roswell, that is said to impose tougher requirements for foreign nationals wishing to obtain a New Mexico driver’s license, passed the Senate 27-15 Monday evening. The bill is being dubbed a...

Senate votes to approve budget proposal

February 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Making minor changes to its original form, the Senate voted 34-6 to approve the $5.6 billion state budget proposal which passed the House last week. Sen. Rod Adair, R-Roswell, was the only Senate member to suggest any amendments to the bill. Adair proposed...

RPD looking for info in armed robberies

February 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Police Department is looking for information, after two armed robberies were reported on Monday. The first incident occurred around 4:30 a.m. The police were called to the Hampton Inn in Roswell in reference to an armed robbery. An employee told...

RPD arrests Lerma

February 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Police Department arrested John Lerma, 20, Monday, based on a warrant issued to Chaves County Sheriff’s Office. He is charged with 33 counts of fraud. Chief Patrick R. Jennings said that on Jan. 26, a complaint was filed against Lerma by a...

Have a heart

February 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell resident Danny Gomez helps a dialysis patient pick out a valentine gift as part of the Community Volunteer Program’s annual Valentine’s Party event. The event will run until Wednesday. Johnny Gonzales, program leader, said valentine’s...

Single car roll over

February 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

A single car rollover occurred on Brasher Road. and Sunset Avenue., Monday afternoon. A crash is currently under investigation.(Noah Vernau Photo) [/auth...