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Andrade attends D.C. conference

May 8, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Community Development Director Charlotte Andrade was one of four individuals from New Mexico selected to present information about a continuum model the state uses to address juvenile justice issues during the recent 2013 Coalition for Juvenile Justice Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The other representatives from New Mexico included:...

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EGP kiddos just loaded with talent

May 8, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eli Lynn, far right, holds his first-place trophy while runners up Remington Hunter and Hunter Irvin, center, proudly display their second-place trophies and Brisa Pacheco takes third at the East Grand Plains Elementary School talent show, Wednesday. (Amy...

Vets’ transport back on the road

May 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

South East New Mexico Veteran’s Transportation Network vice president Greg Neal presents attorney Stuart Shanor with a plaque Monday in recognition of his volunteer legal assistance. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Hundreds of veterans in southeast New Mexico are...

Police seek Smith

May 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department is still looking for Patrick Smith, 49, as a person of interest in the homicide of Lisa Smith. The 44-year-old woman ran from her residence, Friday evening, engulfed in flames. Two people came to her aid, extinguishing the fire....

Whimsical UFO crash just south of Roswell

May 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ilissa Gilmore Photo A few miles south of the city on U.S. 285, drivers will get a glimpse of a close encounter of the Roswell kind. Unveiled Monday, a mural installation by Salinas, Calif.-based artist John Cerney depicts a rural family welcoming a group of...

Woman set on fire dies, RPD conducts search

May 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Patrick Smith Detectives from the Roswell Police Department are investigating a homicide after an incident that occurred around 6:45 p.m. Friday, when Lisa Smith, 44, burst from her residence at Mesa Verde Apartments, 502 S. Wyoming Ave., completely engulfed...

Train the Trainer program comes to RPL

May 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Broadband Program Train-the-Trainer Project will provide a free workshop for trainers of computer and Internet skills Thursday beginning at 9 a.m. at the Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave. This session will offer instruction on...

Animal ordinance more strictly enforced

May 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officers of Roswell Animal Services will start patrolling area parks and retail outlet parking lots looking for people selling puppies in violation of the new Animal Ordinance, which went into effect on April 27. The ordinance requires a litter permit for...

More events at 2013 Party on the River

May 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Angel Martinez is thrown from a mechanical bull during the Party on the River at Cielo Grande, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) After a crisp morning, the day has warmed to a balmy 75 degrees, and people crowd the lawn at Cielo Grande Recreation Center, riding...

Old Timers kick off Party for 1st time

May 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hot air balloons begin to take flight from Cielo Grande during the Old Timers Balloon Rally, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Bright colors, little kids bundled under layers of coats running around and sounds of excitement paint the open field at Cielo...