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Currier’s Wings for L.I.F.E. is ‘dream job’

December 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Currier’s Wings for L.I.F.E. is ‘dream job’

Shelly Currier serves as executive director of Wings For L.I.F.E., which works to educate and empower residents of Roswell with monthly educational programs. (Submitted Photo)   By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record   “I’ve become so involved with this organization,” said Shelly Currier, executive director of Wings for L.I.F.E. in Roswell,...

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Helping victim’s family

December 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Helping victim’s family

Concerned citizen Nicole Vargas is selling baked goods to help with the funeral expenses of a 32-year-old Roswell man who died a week ago. Joe Anthony Garza, 32, died of gunshot wounds last Sunday in the roadway at the intersection of East Tilden Street and...

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Monument man dies in crash near Hobbs

December 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Monument man dies in crash near Hobbs

A 23-year-old Monument man was killed on Thursday evening when his pickup ran into the rear of a tractor-trailer west of Hobbs, according to a news release from the Department of Public Safety. State Police responded to an accident involving a commercial...

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Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 18-19

December 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 18-19

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 18 • At 9:05 a.m., illegal burning, 1200 block of West 13th Street. • At 10:05 a.m., motor vehicle accident, East Second Street and North Atkinson Avenue. • At...

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Bike bonanza

December 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Bike bonanza

Members of the management and staff of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, 501 N. Main St., prepare to take 10 bicycles across the street to the Chaves County CASA office Friday afternoon. The firm donated the new bikes to help with the annual CASA Kids...

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Toy time at Roswell Mall

December 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Toy time at Roswell Mall

Lance Cpl. Jeremy Earle, left, and Sgt. Chad Fischlein of the Marine Corps greeted children who had registered for the Toys for Tots program. Distribution was held Saturday in one of the big rooms at the Roswell Mall. Every family got one board game and each...

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County Commission passes adult biz law

December 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on County Commission passes adult biz law

After months of re-drafting and tweaking, the Chaves County Commissioners adopted an ordinance Thursday that regulates adult businesses in the county. The commissioners reiterated there are no known plans for anyone to establish a sexually oriented business...

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30 cadets graduate from Institute

December 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on 30 cadets graduate from Institute

NMMI cadets about to take their next important step in life as they graduate Friday from the Institute. (Max Scally Photos)   New Mexico Military Institute graduated 30 cadets from the high school and junior college Friday at Pearson Auditorium. One high...

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Police capture Gottlieb, Ortiz; Gottlieb expected to face federal gun, drug charges

December 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Police capture Gottlieb, Ortiz; Gottlieb expected to face federal gun, drug charges

Gottlieb   Ortiz In less than 24 hours, two fugitives, each wanted in separate criminal cases on multiple charges, were located and arrested by Roswell police. Information on each fugitive had recently been issued publicly through the local media and the...

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Local company restores heat at library

December 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Local company restores heat at library

Westin Rhoads stands in front of one of two 40-ton heat pumps recently installed by his company on the roof of the Roswell Public Library. (Donovan Fulkerson Photo)   Everybody likes to curl up with a good book, but that experience isn’t quite as...