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Ryan Edward Stevenson, Roswell’s New Year’s Baby

January 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Ryan Edward Stevenson takes a few moments from his day to pose for this photo with and his parents Shane and Laura. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Roswell Regional Hospital’s first baby of the year took his time to arrive, but when he did, he brought much more than just the miracle of his life to his [&hellip...

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Dexter Elementary, 4-H join in festivities

January 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Kindergartners at Dexter Elementary try on clothing items from the early 1900s during the school’s Centennial Celebration for New Mexico’s 100th anniversary of statehood, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Dexter Elementary School’s library became a...

Local lawmakers preview 2012 session

January 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

While redistricting took center stage during the legislative special session in September, balancing the state’s budget will be the focus of the upcoming regular session. The session, which begins Jan. 17, will last 30 days. The Legislative Finance...

January 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Visitors attend the Diamond of the Pecos exhibit at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Friday afternoon. The exhibit, celebrating Roswell’s history and recognizing the New Mexico Centennial, will be on display for the next year. (Mark Wilson Photo) Chaves...

Roswell High’s Greg Odom: Music is a lifelong journey

January 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Greg Odom There are a growing number of music courses at Roswell High School, and they can all be traced to one person: Greg Odom. The high school band director has a simple goal: music. Seen as a learning tool that can positively and productively impact...

Kintigh, Wooley not happy with new District 66

January 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

State Reps. Dennis Kintigh, R-Roswell, and Bob Wooley, R-Roswell, on Friday expressed similar sentiments toward the consolidation of their two legislative districts: disappointment. District Judge James Hall on Tuesday approved a redistricting plan, advocated...

Tourists

January 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Geese take flight Thurday afternoon at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge during the height of migration season. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Former prosecutor Janet Ellis seeks GOP nod for DA post

January 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Janet Ellis Janet Ellis, who served as a prosecutor under former District Attorney Tom Rutledge, is seeking the Republican nomination for district attorney in the 5th Judicial District. This district includes Chaves, Eddy and Lea counties. Janetta Hicks...

Roswell teen chronicles bullying experience in new book

January 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Brandy Dolen (Vanessa Kahin Photo) A Roswell native chronicles years of torment and its subsequent, damaging effects on her mind and body in her recent book, “What Really Happens.” It isn’t fiction — the effects of the real-life bullies described in...

Muni election filing day 1/10

January 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The day to file a declaration of candidacy for Roswell’s regular municipal election is fast approaching. The city has six positions slated to be on its March 6 ballot. These positions include municipal judge and five City Council seats. Those wanting to run...