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ILEA’s grad-level courses focus on international crime

March 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

As federal budget cuts begin, the recently revamped International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell isn’t expected to feel any pain. ILEA Roswell’s new program manager, Myron Golden of BlueLaw International, said the program will “probably not be directly affected by the sequestration.” The campus ushered in several changes recently and is in the...

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Master Studio Potter Kristen Kieffer offers RMAC workshop

March 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ceramic artist Kristen Keiffer shares her process during a workshop at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Inside the ceramics studio at Roswell’s Museum and Art Center Saturday, pottery students watched as one of the...

Do you know this man?

March 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the man whose picture was captured in surveillance footage. He is listed as a person of interest in a larceny case after he removed a camera from a business in 100 block of...

Schools devote day to colorful food, fish, cat

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kindergartners at Pecos Elementary wait for their Green Eggs and Ham storytime and Dr. Suess birthday party, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) From there to here, from here to there, Dr. Seuss was everywhere! Kindergarteners in the Roswell Independent...

Cops bust Duran after long chase

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Sammy Duran The Roswell Police Department and Chaves County Sheriff’s Office arrested Sammy Duran, 18, Thursday, after a pursuit that started on Lea Avenue and McGaffey Street and took officials along Wildy, South Main, Southeast Main, Poe, Hobbs and Church...

Dolores Villa of J.O.Y. Center: We’re all a family here

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dolores Villa (Noah Vernau Photo) Dolores Villa knows a win-win situation when she sees one. As director of the Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs at the Chaves County J.O.Y. Center, Villa employs senior volunteers who provide the kind of care...

Valley Meat: Feds may allow horse slaughter

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The attorney for Valley Meat Co. said Friday that the local slaughterhouse may soon be able to start processing horse meat, as government officials have indicated it may receive a grant of inspection. For more than a year, Valley Meat Co. has had an...

State will keep DST

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The state Senate Public Affairs Committee voted Friday to table a bill, sponsored by Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Roswell, that would have exempted New Mexico from observing daylight saving time. Pirtle said the U.S. government allows each state to exempt itself from...

Chaves, 22 more qualify for aid

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Due to damages and losses caused by the state’s ongoing drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated several counties in New Mexico as natural disaster areas, Wednesday. The 12 primary counties are Bernalillo, Grant, Luna, Sierra, Catron, Hidalgo,...

Mager gives SOAR guests life lessons

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

E.T. (Extra Terrific), a great horned owl, soars through the Performing Arts Center at ENMU-R during a Birds of Prey program presented by Doris Mager, founder of SOAR (Save Our American Raptors), Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Children twisted their...