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Reckless driving case set for trial

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Caraveo   Jonathan Caraveo, the 27-year-old Artesia man accused of causing a violent three-vehicle collision on North Main Street in early January, will get his day in court on Aug. 18. Caraveo is scheduled to appear at 9 a.m. for a jury trial before Judge Freddie J. Romero of the Fifth Judicial District Court of [&hellip...

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Green beer, not aliens

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mandyie Deason, a server at Peppers Grill & Bar, serves up a couple of green brewskies Tuesday to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  (Bill Moffitt Photo)...

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Literacy Council talks about mission, event

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Andrae England, left, director of the Literacy Council, speaks to Kiwanis Tuesday about the Literacy Council’s mission while Abel Esquibel, president of Kiwanis, listens. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   The Literacy Council is not just to help people learn to...

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Charges filed in 2013 homicide

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Romero   A Roswell man who has been a longtime suspect in the murder of another Roswell man whose body was found buried in a local backyard in December 2013 has been charged with the homicide. Antonio Orlando Romero Jr., 23, is currently in state prison...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — March 13-15

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 13 • At 7:57 a.m., medical call, East Eyman Street. • At 8:32 a.m., medical call, 2700 block of North Main Street. • At 10:10 a.m., medical call, 3000 block of...

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Fugitive in 2008 murder apprehended in Mexico

March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team task force took custody Friday of one of New Mexico’s most wanted fugitives, U.S. citizen Mario Jerardo Talavera. In 2011, Talavera was featured on Fox’s America’s Most Wanted in...

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Dexter serial forger sentenced to eight years

March 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Glinis   A Dexter woman who stole checks from her aunt and defrauded a man of his tax refund has been sentenced to eight years in prison for defrauding multiple citizens, businesses and banks in eight different criminal cases. Kristy Kay Glinis, 44, was...

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‘Ultimate’ Pi Day comes once every 100 years

March 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The first 30 digits of pi (π), which goes on for infinity.    Washington Avenue Elementary School celebrated Ultimate Pi Day on Saturday. It’s the only time in 100 years when the date and time form the first 10 digits of the numeral pi, 3/14/15...

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Scam callers claim to be cops

March 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Several Roswell residents received phone calls Monday that featured the caller presenting a familiar phone-scam story, but with a new wrinkle. The caller — who in each case had a heavy foreign accent — told his intended victims the IRS had a warrant out...

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Peek back in action

March 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High School auto mechanics teacher David Peek is all smiles Monday on his first day back to work since he was involved in a hit-and-run incident in December. “It’s been great to be back,” Peek said. A benefit show, featuring musician Robin...