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Beetles prep for glow show tonight

June 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A VW Beetle is reflected by the hub cap of another Beetle at the Best Western Sally Port Inn, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Downtown Roswell will be full of bugs tonight — VW Beetles to be specific — and many couldn’t be more thrilled. Beetle owners from across America and Canada will converge in the [&hellip...

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Creative minds unmask cosplay at workshop

June 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Robert Mendoza and Maghan Noce make Bane masks from the movie The Dark Knight Rises during a cosplay workshop held Friday at Hobby Lobby for the upcoming Roswell Filmfest & Cosmicon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Without wealth or a bite from a radioactive spider,...

WWII Woman Marine: ‘We were the girls who did it’

June 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

E. Pearl “Norris” Stoll shown here in her official U.S. Marine Corps portrait following her induction into the women’s 1st Batallion during WWII. (Courtesy Photo) Evelyn “Pearl” Stoll sits proudly at her kitchen table surrounded by a reflection of...

65 Chaves County 4H’ers compete for district

June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Savanna Fox takes aim during the archery portion of the Chaves County 4H Contest at the fairgrounds, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Some 65 Chaves County youths participated in the county 4H competition Wednesday, kicking off their summer series of...

Deputy testing to begin next week

June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office will start testing candidates for three vacant deputies positions, next week. Lt. Britt Snyder said the two of the three positions opened up when two long-term employees retired, although some will quit if they decide they...

Police Blotter: 81-year-old seeks help after embezzlement

June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

•Police responded to the Joy Center, 1822 N. Montana Ave., Wednesday, after an 81-year-old woman came to the Center seeking their assistance. The woman reported to them that she had looked at a her bank statement and discovered she had only $15 left in her...

Beetles land in Roswell for weekend fest

June 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The VW New Beetles returned to Roswell this weekend for three days of exciting competitions, a car show and a Saturday night light cruise down Main Street. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) The flames may be painted on, but New Beetle owners seriously burned up...

GHS begins abestos removal

June 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Signage posted at the entrance of Goddard High warn of an asbestos hazard at the school as workers inside the building remove the substance. (Mark Wilson Photo) Goddard High School is undergoing asbestos abatement and remediation. The process started after...

Burglars strike Boys & Girls Club game room

June 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s Boys & Girls Club was hit by burglars Tuesday night. The subjects got away with four Xbox 360s, three Playstation 3s, two Wii game consoles, two Connect game systems and 24 controllers. Unit director Jaynan McKelvey estimated the losses at...

School district nets lukewarm fiscal rating

June 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Independent School District went to market this week to sell $6.5 million in bonds following another national report that found the district had underlying fiscal challenges. A Moody’s Rating report assigned the district another lukewarm rating,...