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Ex-Marine Bloodhart proud to volunteer

May 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (3)

In addition to the Elks Lodge, Jim Bloodhart is an active member in Habitat for Humanity, the Marine Corps League and several other organizations in Roswell. (Jeff Jackson Photo)   Now in his seventh decade, Jim Bloodhart won’t stop working. He volunteers much of his labor in local causes to build homes, deliver toys during [&hellip...

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Mud, muck and fun

May 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute Cadet August Beckwith helps runners clear a mud mound at Saturday’s mud and obstacle race at NMMI’s White Field. Runners of all ages got a little dirty participating in the annual New Mexico Mud Invasion. (Jeff Tucker Photo)...

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Suspects sought in battery incident

May 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The public’s help is being sought in providing any information that could help investigators identify and locate three suspects who beat up a man so severely this week he had to be transferred from a local hospital to a hospital out of town for further...

Toddler found safe thanks to Good Samaritan, police say

May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police are breathing a sigh of relief after a missing toddler was found safe following an Amber Alert that was canceled when a Good Samaritan came forward and provided information to the boy’s whereabouts Saturday evening. According to police,...

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School shooting victims awarded nearly $2M

May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Insurance carriers for the Roswell Independent School District have paid nearly $2 million in structured settlements to two victims of the Berrendo Middle School shootings for medical expenses and other compensatory damages. The Daily Record on Friday...

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Nancy Lopez Elementary gets A-list visit

May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Bass guitarist Nik West talks to the student body at Nancy Lopez Elementary School Friday. West stars in the hit TV show “Glee.” Below: West gives the “peace sign” while posing with students from Nancy Lopez Elementary School Friday morning....

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Up, up and away!

May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The first known handicapped balloon pilot, Michael Glen, waves to his ground crew below as his passenger, Lauryn Vernon, 6, of Military Heights Elementary School, checks out the shrinking scene below during liftoff of Glen’s balloon “Elevation” at...

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City takes action to solve cemetery drainage issue

May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Drainage improvements recently completed at the Douglas McBride Veterans Cemetery will enable that cemetery to avoid a repeat of the problems seen there last month. Following heavy rains on April 13 that created water pooling on the ground and the sinking of...

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It’s good to be blue

May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Officer Hector Vasquez, Lt. Nick Jimenez and Capt. Lance Bateman of the New Mexico State Police; Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder; Sgt. Joe Smith, Officer Lisa Brackeen, Commander Phil Gonzales, Commander Levi Moody, Commander Mike Stanton and...

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Low-speed pursuit ends in DWI arrest

May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Crews from the Roswell Fire Department and Superior Ambulance wheel a car accident victim to a nearby ambulance after a two-car accident near 19th and Main Streets Friday afternoon. (Jared Tucker Photo)   A Roswell man was arrested after allegedly...