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Impact bidding closes today

August 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Very soon, Roswell will have to bid a sweet farewell to a business which was once among the city’s largest employers. Online auctioneer fre.com has listed Impact Confections’ former manufacturing plant in Roswell for sale. The plant, originally built in 1973, closed in 2011 after 30 years of operation. [/auth...

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Jessica Burson’s lamb Game Changer wins big

August 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

It was a demanding competition of restless lambs, stifling heat and more than 100 robust entries, but in the end it was a game changer that stole the market lamb show, Wednesday, at the annual Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair. Jessica Burson’s blackface...

RPD busts Guerrero on enticement charge

August 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A man offering candy and cash to children at a Roswell park was arrested July 27. Samuel T. Guerrero, 23, is charged with enticement of a child. The mother of one 7-year-old victim reported the incident that took place on July 26 at the park on G and Wells...

It’s a beauty

August 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Keep Roswell Beautiful members present Eastern New Mexico Medical Center staff with a KRB Beautification Award for outstanding landscaping and maintenance, Tuesday. From left, Brooke Linthicum, ENMMC marketing director; Joan Blodgett, KRB president; Paul...

Sheriff arrests suspect in Odessa murder

August 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a murder suspect who was wanted for a homicide committed in Odessa, Texas, on July 14. According to Odessa police reports, the Odessa Police, and Fire and Rescue departments were dispatched to 1423 E. Fourth,...

Memory Lawn rehab progresses

August 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

“It’s moving and things are happening a little faster now than they have been for the past almost year. But they’re a long ways from lightning speed,” said Robert Corn, of the progress to Memory Lawn Memorial Park. “I feel a lot better than I did...

Damron visits GOP’s Volunteer Center

August 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Team Romney New Mexico chairman J.R. Damron visted the Volunteer Center, Monday evening. Julia Bergman Photo Team Romney New Mexico chairman J.R. Damron visited the Roswell GOP headquarters Monday evening to energize supporters and to introduce himself,...

We’re in the running

August 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Intelligent traffic systems? Next-generation wireless networks? Self-flushing toilets? Those are just a few examples of new technologies that might be tested in the Roswell area if the Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation, a $1 billion research...

Roswell Police Chief Al Solis hospitalized

July 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

RPD Chief Al Solis Roswell Police Chief Alfonso Solis was listed in serious but stable condition Monday afternoon after being hospitalized Monday morning for treatment of an unknown medical condition. Solis was taken to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center...

RIAC’s main runway may get facelift

July 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell International Air Center’s main runway, runway 2103, has not been significantly altered since its construction in 1952. But Roswell officials and the Federal Aviation Administration are considering long-term modifications to the 13,000–foot...