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Allen Dwyer protests ‘cruel and unusual’ sentence

August 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Allen C. Dwyer filed an appeal with the state Supreme Court in November, in which he protested his 15-year sentence on the charges of first-degree murder in the death of B. Tony Quici, 83, as cruel and unusual. The case will be reviewed sometime this month. Quici was found face down in his home on [&hellip...

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Rev. Chris Mullennix returns from USMA

August 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Rev. Chris Mullennix hugs his wife Priscilla as he reaches for his daughter Starla. (Courtesy Photo) Chris Mullennix just happened to be checking his email last month, when he discovered God had dropped an opportunity right in his lap. That first...

Mary Hart spreads the Aloha Spirit through living and dance

August 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mary Hart shows off some of her Hawaiian Dance moves at Senior Circle. (Chaunte’l Powell Photo) When Mary Hart dances, it’s not simply an expression of rhythm, it’s the telling of a story, a sharing of a culture and something about the Aloha Spirit....

Author to hold book signing 8/5

August 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Born in Santa Fe County in 1850, he was a Hispanic New Mexican who gave his fellow country folk practical options to avoid the tyranny and suppression they suffered during the Lincoln County War: educate yourself, and do not fight needlessly. He climbed the...

Neighborhood Watch Night Out set for 8/7

August 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico gets into the spirit of a Neighborhood Watch’s National Night Out on Aug. 7. The Department of Public Safety has invited the public to Santa Fe-style Night Out at the Plaza. Roswell will celebrate this fight against crime and show community...

Pignitary, messy; Wool Lead, super clean

August 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Young ladies and their furry friends ready for the Wool Lead & Fashion Extravaganza Show during the 2012 Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) After a long week of hard work and tense moments, the Chaves County 4-H...

City needs $2M for projects

August 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

An infrastructure capital improvement plan containing more than 100 projects that the city is requesting capital outlay funding for was presented during a City Council workshop Thursday evening. The ICIP lists projects that are in need of funding from 2014...

McFadden interim chief

August 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Deputy Chief Brad McFadden will take over the reigns of the Roswell Police Department from Roswell Police Chief Alfonso Solis who was transported to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center around 11:30 a.m. Monday after the Roswell Fire Department and Emergency...

Who bought Impact Confections?

August 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bidding closed at 5 p.m., Thursday, on Roswell’s Impact Confections candy manufacturing plant, once among the city’s largest employers, providing around 100 jobs at its peak. Online auctioneer fre.com has listed the plant, originally built in 1973, for...

Auto wreck leaves 1,000 without power

August 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

More than 1,000 people were left without power following an accident in the 3800 block of South Main Street at about 10 p.m., Wednesday. Angela Stotts drove over a median strip, struck an electrical guide line, which caused her vehicle to flip. Stott’s...