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1 dead in house fire

February 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The blaze took two structures, the house and a shed. The picture shows not only the depth, but the breadth of the devastation. (Jessica Palmer Photo) A fire, originally reported as a brush fire that advanced dangerously close to a number of residences on Isler Road near Calumet Road, left one person dead. A body [&hellip...

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Tutu-Valentine

Pretty in pink

February 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

First- and second-grade girls decked out in tutus dance in the back of a limousine as they leave their school destined for Peter Piper Pizza for a valentine celebration, Thursday. (Mark Wilson)...

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Council approves funds for 2 fests

February 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City councilors decided to again support the UFO and Fiddle and Griddle festivals, increasing the Lodger’s Tax funding this year. The UFO Festival, which featured carnival rides and vendors last year, asked for $70,000 but was granted $75,000. Eight...

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Police: Man shot threatened woman, children with knife

February 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The man who was shot by Roswell Police officers Thursday morning threatened a woman and her children with a knife, according to a police department news release issued on Friday. “The most current information confirmed through the course of the...

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A girl’s best friend

February 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Edie Stevens, the winner of the Roswell Refuge 2014 Diamond Teddy Bear Raffle, shows off her prize, a diamond necklace courtesy of Bullock’s Jewelry, during a presentation ceremony, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Gonzales brings hugs, hope to dialysis patients

February 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnny Gonzales, at right, invites patients and visitors to the Southeastern New Mexico Kidney Center in Roswell to take home free food on Valentine’s Day. Gonzales was there Thursday and Friday giving out balloons, flowers and stuffed toys as well as food...

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Roses are red, violets are blue…

February 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Happy Valentine’s Day roses on display in front of the Home Decor store in the Roswell Mall beckon lovers young and old. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Pastor pushes to elect chosen candidates

February 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (2)

Church on the Move pastor Troy Smothermon introduced two City Council candidates to the congregation last month during a sermon, telling his congregation it was time to change Roswell. Smothermon announced to the church, and its several thousands of members,...

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City, county units respond to brush fire

February 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City and County fire units fought a brush fire Thursday, pictured above, that burned dangerously close to homes off Calumet Road. After the fire was brought under control, Chaves County Sheriff’s deputies put up crime scene tape, seen below. No further...

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RPD officers involved in shooting

February 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

An investigation is ongoing regarding an incident where Roswell Police officers responded to a domestic disturbance early Thursday morning and a 34-year-old man was shot. Officers arrived at a residence on the 500 block of Redwood in regards to the...