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NMMI camps receive accreditation from ACA

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute has been accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA) for its summer camp operations. Brigadier Gen. Richard V. Geraci, commandant of cadets, said that the accreditation site visit in June was the concluding step in a sequence of collaborative actions with the American Camp Association Southwest Region that began nearly 12...

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Wilson-Cobb library brings history, genealogy to Roswell; Tracking family history can be challenge, librarian says

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Susan Bellomo, computer support and former librarian for the Wilson-Cobb History and Genealogy Library in Roswell, discusses researching family histories at the Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   If you want to discover your roots,...

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NMMI honors veterans at breakfast event

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: About 150 local veterans, including 20 staff members who are veterans, attended a breakfast Tuesday morning at New Mexico Military Institute dining hall. Below: The NMMI student choir performed for the veterans. (Max Scally Photos)...

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Roswell’s DAR elects officers

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The slate of officers for Roswell’s Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution was elected by the membership Nov. 6 at the home of Dr. Earl and Kathleen Pittman. The officers are, from left, Regent Jill Marcelli, First Vice...

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Free computer classes for seniors

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Senior citizens (50 and above) in Chaves County are invited to enroll in free basic computer classes offered by the Chaves County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) in partnership with ENMU-Roswell. Two classes will be available from 8 a.m. to noon on...

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Roswell Fire Department call log — Nov. 10-11

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 10 • At 8:14 a.m., to a fire alarm in the 200 Block of East 19th Street. • At 8:50 a.m., to a dumpster fire in the 100 block of North Kansas Avenue. • At 9:59 a.m., to...

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Honoring those who served

November 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High School held a Veterans Day Assembly on Monday to honor local veterans. Guest of Honor Larry Montano is presented a plaque by RHS principal Ruben Bolanos. Montano served in the Army in the European Theater during World War II, and landed at...

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Ezzell defeated for whip but hoping for chairmanship

November 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell State Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell did not win election to a House leadership post Saturday, although Ezzell said Monday she’s hopeful of being appointed chair of the House Energy & Natural Resources Committee, on which she has served for 10 years....

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Throwdown brings food, fitness to Cielo Grande

November 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The line in front of Chef Toddzilla’s Moblie Cuisine was constant during Saturday’s Food Truck Throwdown, which was the organized by Toddzilla’s owner Kerry Moore of Roswell. The trucks competed by cooking unique dishes with red chile. Toddzilla’s...

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Committee approves resolution to replace Yucca Center Monday

November 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Building and Lands Committee voted on Monday to approve a resolution in support of building a new recreation center to replace the aging Yucca Center. The resolution will move forward to the City Council, which meets at 6 p.m. Thursday at City Hall....