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Patti Stacy, RCLT actress, director, ‘not a patient person’

December 31, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

RCLT president Patti Stacy (Rey Berrones Photo) A woman of many theatrical talents, Patti Stacy, president of the Roswell Community Little Theatre, has directed four plays and acted in around 50 through the group. Stacy directed The Maginot Line, The Nearlyweds, Harvesting Stone, and The (Abridged) Complete Works of William Shakespeare for RCLT’s 2011...

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Roswell Community Little Theatre to debut a new building

December 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

With remodeling nearly complete, the Roswell Community Little Theatre plans to inaugurate its new building with the musical comedy ‘Small Talk’ in January. On Jan. 20, RCLT will hold its grand opening, including a ribbon cutting ceremony, tours of the...

Memorial scheduled

December 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A reception in honor of Staff Sgt. Christopher Martinez, 28, will be held at First Baptist Church’s cafeteria, 500 N. Pennsylvania Ave., on Saturday from 12:30 until 2:30 p.m. The Roswell native passed away on Dec. 24 in Georgia. Martinez joined the Air...

Drivers: road closures and detours, up ahead

December 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Chaves County Road Department will be replacing a structure at the intersection of Ottawa Road and Shoshoni Road starting Jan. 9. Work should be completed by Feb. 3. Ottawa Road will be closed to thru traffic from SR 2 to Shoshoni Road for the duration...

Truck hits ditch

December 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A vehicle driven by Joe Gonzales, 21, hit a fence and landed in a ditch in the 1400 block of Cahoon Avenue, Wednesday morning. Gonzales was cited for immediate notice of accident. The Roswell Police Department said it suspects Gonzales was driving on the left...

City salt trucks out at 1st flake

December 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Cici’s Pizza employee Mark Anthony Bridges clears the restaurant parking lot Dec. 23. (Mark Wilson Photo) The city of Roswell used two trucks equipped with salt to handle the recent snowfall in the city. John Miscavage, executive director of Roswell Public...

Roswell airman dies

December 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

At least two Roswell families are mourning the loss of a military serviceman who passed away Christmas Eve. Staff Sgt. Christopher Martinez, 28, passed away Saturday in Georgia. The circumstances surrounding his death are still under investigation, said his...

No parade for troops is imminent

December 29, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

Sgt. Howard Acoff hugs his family as U.S. Army 1st Cavalry 3rd Brigade soldiers return home from deployment in Iraq at Fort Hood, Texas, Saturday. These 3rd Brigade troops were in the last convoy to leave Iraq, as U.S. soldiers withdrew from the country. AP...

BBBS to remain here

December 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A local nonprofit delivered a Christmas present for itself, and in turn, to the community. After almost a year of considering a merger with an outside office that could lessen financial burdens — but possibly at the expense of its focus on local challenges...

Snow didn’t break drought

December 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

While the recent snowfall in Roswell aided in recharging the Artesian Basin, it will not break Chaves County’s current drought situation. “It won’t completely satisfy our situation, but it’ll help,” Dick Smith, superintendent for the Chaves County...