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Up, up and away

May 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 27th annual Old Timers Balloon Rally begins at 6:45 a.m. today with a lift-off at Cielo Grande Recreation Area, 1612 West College Blvd. Balloons will lift off again on Sunday at the same time. The weather for both launches is expected to be good. More than 70 balloons, pilots and crewmembers have traveled to [&hellip...

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Wrangling up some tunes

May 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Flying J Wranglers will perform a free concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Roswell in honor of Assurance Home’s 35th anniversary. For the past 35 years, the Assurance Home has assisted troubled and at-risk youth. The concert is free and open to the...

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A day to pray

May 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Christian faithful sing and pray during the 63rd annual National Day of Prayer at the Chaves County Courthouse, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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History in the making

May 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local author John Lemay shows students from El Capitan Elementary School how to make cider during their tour of the Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico Museum. This year’s tours had nearly double the attendance, with nearly 1,000 students from...

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Harris to present at final Sunday Funday

May 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

At 3 p.m. on Sunday, Lea County historian and columnist Jim Harris will give a talk entitled “Flexible Inheritance: Historical Transformations in Lea County, New Mexico.” This is the final Sunday Funday event for the season, with the next season starting...

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Groups to offer flags 5 times a year

May 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell and the Girl Scouts have teamed up to place American flags in the yards of people who request them during major patriotic holidays. For $30 a year, they will place a flag holder in your yard, place a flag in the flag...

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Up, up and away

May 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Timothy P. Howsare Photo The 27th annual Old Timers Balloon begins at 6:45 a.m. tomorrow with a lift off at Cielo Grande Recreation Area, 1612 West College. Balloons will lift off gain on Sunday at the same time. The weather for both launches is expected to...

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Police investigating second homicide in a week

May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police investigate a possible homicide at a home on the 1500 block of North Montana Avenue on Thursday afternoon. A woman was found dead at the scene by a family member around 8:30 a.m. (Randal Seyler Photo) Roswell Police responded to another...

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Spring singers

May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The NMMI Vocal Ensemble performs ‘Daemon Irrepit Callidus’ during the New Mexico Military Institute’s Music Department Annual Spring Concert held Thursday evening at Pearson Auditorium. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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City settles free speech lawsuit

May 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Street preachers to receive $97,000   The City of Roswell settled its lawsuit Thursday with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico. The suit alleges that Roswell police officers repeatedly violated the First Amendment free speech rights...