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Domestic violence: Giving voice to children

October 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Domestic violence is the silent killer because the victims rarely speak of it, even if they have escaped their circumstances, for fear of retaliation. The children of domestic violence are also among the silent victims. These children are more likely to be abused and neglected by both the beleaguered spouse and by the abusive one. [&hellip...

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Fearless Felix ready for today’s supersonic free fall

October 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A video screen displays images from past Felix Baumgartner’s jumps, shown in the early morning hours, Tuesday, before the weather forced postponement of the scheduled jump. The Red Bull Stratos crew and Baumgartner will make a second attempt today. Mark...

Jazz Fest artists hold seminars at Ginsburg’s

October 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Eddie Erickson, left, and Bucky Pizzarelli perform during the School of Jazz Guitar Seminar at Ginsberg Music, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Music enthusiasts of all skill levels gathered at Ginsberg Music Saturday as the Roswell Jazz Festival continued with a...

Kaarina Jager: From foreign exchange student to involved citizen

October 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kaarina Jager. Jessica Palmer Photo Kaarina Jager’s life reflects her philosophy of perseverance, education, spirituality and service to community. She volunteers for Wings of L.I.F.E. and started her own Neighborhood Watch group after her home was...

Rain takes aim on cop shop

October 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

em>A member of the RPD draws vacuum duty after a rainstorm Friday night sent water from the roof to the basement. The water line on his blue jeans shows how deep the water was. Courtesy Photo The Roswell Police Department was severely dampened, Friday,...

Domestic violence a nationwide problem

October 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Domestic violence in our society is insidious. It could be viewed as the silent killer, with the victim keeping silent and bearing the abuser’s shame. “The victims of domestic violence are hidden,” said...

Rain can’t keep jazz lovers home

October 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Drummer Ricky Malichi and internationally acclaimed musicians jam Friday afternoon at the courthouse during the 2012 Roswell Jazz Festival Main Street Kick-Off Concert. Mark Wilson Photo The Roswell Jazz festival continued Friday, with a free concert on the...

Centennial launch

October 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Washington Avenue Elementary students gather for a rocket launch for The Centennial Rocket Education Project in which 100 schools across the state participated with the launches occurring at 10:30 a.m., Thursday. The educational project commemorates New...

Gateway Brass plays at Pearson

October 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Air Force Band of the West ensemble Gateway Brass performs at Pearson Auditorium, Thursday evening. Noah Vernau Photo U.S. Air Force Band of the West ensemble Gateway Brass soared into Roswell, Thursday, to showcase Southwestern Americana music at...

Council approves sidewalk repair

October 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

City Council met Thursday night and passed initiatives that will keep Roswell beautiful and entertained. The New Mexico Department of Transportation agreement was approved during the meeting. Funding will be supplied to repair the bricks on Main Street from...