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Driver on U.S. 285 not speeding, driving erratically before rollover

May 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A firefighter from the District 8 Volunteer Fire department waits for a local towing company to remove a rolled over pickup on U.S. 285 south of Roswell Monday afternoon.  Police said witnesses reported no erratic driving or excessive speed of the driver prior to the crash. (Jared Tucker Photo)   Police are trying to find [&hellip...

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DWI arrests for May 9-10

May 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — May 8-11

May 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:    May 8 • At 8:10 a.m., motor vehicle accident, 1500 block of South Union Avenue. • At 9:08 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of West Summit Street. • At 8:58 a.m.,...

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RISD graduations scheduled

May 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Graduation ceremonies for Roswell Independent School District’s three high schools will be Thursday through Saturday, May 21 to 23. All ceremonies will be held at the Wool Bowl on North Grand Avenue. University High seniors graduate at 6:30 p.m. on...

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Accident victim serves as warning

May 10, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A ceremony Saturday afternoon dedicated this sign at the Eastern New Mexico Fairgrounds in the memory of Clayton Don Ford, a 16-year-old Roswell resident who died in 2005 in an accident that involved texting. His parents and two sisters attended the ceremony...

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A ‘rosy’ disposition

May 10, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two of the roses in the 5000 block of South Main Street. Three flower beds full of roses surround the office building of Johnson Septic Tank Co. LLC, 5007 S. Main St. It’s not a case of “The Grass Is Always Greener over the Septic Tank,” however, as the...

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Chaves County DWI arrest for May 6

May 10, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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Learning to stay active

May 10, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students at Del Norte Elementary walk to school on Wednesday morning as part of national campaign to get more physical exercise. (Shawn Naranjo Photo) On Wednesday morning, 71 students from Valley View Elementary School rode their bicycles from the Albertsons...

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Legal fees mounting in NMMI vs. NMMI

May 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A still-to-be-resolved lawsuit between New Mexico Military Institute and its former alumni association has cost the military school more than $460,000 in legal costs, in a legal dispute over about $5 million of alumni association assets. Between NMMI’s...

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Man at large after SWAT incident

May 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police are looking for a man accused of stabbing and trying to kidnap another man after a fight over the victim’s former relationship turned violent Wednesday morning. When Roswell Police served a high-risk search warrant with the SWAT team Thursday night,...