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Memory screening raises dementia awareness

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joyce Fisher, left, talks with Victoria Candelaria of Gentiva Hospice during the ninth annual Memory Screening Day at the Roswell Elks Lodge, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Memory loss has a sort of ring to it that scares people. But taking preventative measures and catching early signs of dementia can help both individuals as well [&hellip...

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City moves ahead with convention center plans

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City leaders are moving ahead with plans to construct a convention center in downtown Roswell, despite knowing New Mexico Military Institute wanted to partner with them to build a similar facility less than a mile away. The city plans to add onto its existing...

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Hotels, motels remain opposed to new bed fee

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hotels and motels in Roswell started collecting the newly imposed $2.50 per room, per night lodging fee this month. But most are still opposed to it. “It’s created major havoc,” said Edie Stevens, director of sales at La Quinta Inn and spokeswoman for...

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Tick tock…

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dee Dyess, co-owner of House of Flowers, adds a holiday decorative touch outside of her shop recently. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Pancake breakfasts raise funds for two families affected by Hwy. 285 accident

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

  The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office and High Chaparral Café, 5500 N. Main St., held a charity pancake breakfast, Saturday, to collect funds for Sgt. Steve Meredith, who was hit by a truck during an accident that occurred on Oct. 21 on Hwy. 285 near...

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‘TAILED’ series set for Thanksgiving premiere

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The cast and crew of the local film series, “TAILED,” anxiously await the web show’s release Thanksgiving Day. From left to right: writer Boyd Barrett, Director Donovan Fulkerson and actors Dominic Batista and Rachel Graves. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) The...

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Apprehended: Pamela Whitt

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pamela Whitt, 44, is wanted for two counts of remote financial service act violation by using someone else’s debit/credit card without permission.  She is described as 5 feet, 4 inches, 205 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. Anyone with information...

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Another fire under investigation

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The fire in the 800 block of East Fifth Street occurred near midnight on Sunday. According to Roswell Fire Chief Chad Hamill, the family barely escaped with their lives, saved by a neighbor’s dog who alerted their neighbors to the fire. The fire spread...

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Ruling made in Towler death

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

District Attorney Janetta Hicks ruled that no criminal charges would be filed against the officers who were involved in the Cody Towler in-custody death. The letter dated Nov. 13 said: “This office declines prosecution at this time. … (After) review...

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30-mile chase leads to arrest, injured officer

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office was involved in a pursuit Friday that took them along the bypass around the outskirts of Roswell and ended with the arrest of Joseph Ponce, 26. Lt. Britt Snyder said one of their Deputies, Mike Shannon, was injured,...