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Public invited to meet new chief, learn about Neighborhood Watch

November 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Department Chief of Police Phil Smith will be at the neighborhood watch meeting Tuesday night at Roswell High School. (Courtesy Photo) The public will have a chance Tuesday night to meet Roswell Police Department’s new police chief, Phil Smith, learn about how to better protect their neighborhoods and eat some pizza. City Councilors...

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State champs

November 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Roswell boys soccer team celebrate on the pitch after beating Albuquerque Academy 1-0 for the NMAA Class 4A State Championship, Saturday. The title is the first in program history for the Coyote boys. For more coverage, see RDR Sports....

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Osmani: Dedicated to medicine, devoted to family

November 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Osmani Specialist in orthopedic and spine surgery, Dr. Omar Osmani spoke about his investment not only in his patients, but in the community. Like many, he is a transplant; he came to live in Roswell with his wife and three children around 10 years ago. He...

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‘Fiesta del Arte’ showcases works to suit all tastes

November 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors to the Pecos Valley Potters’ Guild’s 32nd Annual Art Sale ‘Fiesta del Arte’ check out the work of Sarah McArthur at the Roswell Convention Center, Saturday. It continues today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Mark Wilson Photo) It started 32 years ago...

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Planting for vets

November 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students and instructors from the Roswell Job Corps and City of Roswell employees plant one of two American elm trees on the commuter trail along South Main next to South Park Cemetery to honor veterans on National Planting Day, Friday. Keep Roswell Beautiful...

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Veterans celebrated during dinner and dance

November 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tom Blake, right, sings a patriotic song Friday night during the Veteran’s Memorial Dinner and Dance at the Roswell Adult and Senior Center. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Friday night’s Veterans Memorial Dinner and Dance at the Roswell Adult and Senior...

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RISD on par with state but has room for improvement

November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Stone Graphic The New Mexico Public Education Department School District Report Card for the 2012-13 school year shows schools in Roswell are performing at about the state average, according to PED. Results of PED’s A-F grading of districts and...

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Sena apprehended after car chase with NMSP

November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sena He drove over the speed limit in the wrong lane, popped his tire on a curb, then crashed — and he was sober. Jeremy Sena, 26, of Roswell, was arrested after leading New Mexico State Police on a car chase along Second Street, Thursday night. Sena has...

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Medical marijuana laws present dicey situations

November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

As the city considers a prohibition on medical marijuana distribution centers, a few hundred card-carrying medical marijuana patients still live within city limits and grow the product. The New Mexico medical marijuana program’s rules present a few...

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Watch and weave

November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Zelma Wilcox of the Roswell Fiber Craft Guild gives a weaving demonstration to siblings Leena and Braxton Craven during the Pecos Valley Potters’ Guild 32nd Annual Art Sale Fiesta del Arte at the Roswell Convention Center, Friday evening. The event runs...