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Search finds toxic mix of meth and filth

October 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Detectives served a search warrant at 111 E. Summit St. around 9 a.m. Wednesday looking for stolen property and found much more than they were originally looking for. The detectives found stolen property, a large amount of methamphetamine, along with numerous items used in the distribution of the drug, and five small children living in [&hellip...

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Wienermobile lands in Roswell

October 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Rebecca Featherstine-Murrell and her daughter, Natalyn, 3, check out the Weinermobile menu during a visit by the Oscar Meyer rolling hot dog, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) An icon of American good mood food has landed in Roswell. Oscar Mayer’s...

RFD union looks to add lieutenants

October 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The three-member Labor Management Relations Board for the city of Roswell will make a decision concerning the inclusion of Roswell Fire Department lieutenants into a collective bargaining unit by Nov. 19. The board held an all-day hearing Wednesday on the...

New program aims to tackle bullying

October 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Several concerned community leaders met Tuesday afternoon in the Farmers Insurance lobby to discuss putting a stop to bullying locally by coordinating with area schools programs. In what has become a nationwide issue, teachers, community leaders, doctors,...

Memorial work continues

October 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Ed Sandoval, left, and Harold Lopez of Rocky Mountain Stone Company, fit together pieces of the new Chaves County War Memorial in front of the courthouse, Tuesday morning. An official at the site said the project should be completed in the next two weeks....

Retirement Board is seeking input

October 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Retirement benefits for nearly all New Mexico educators are about to change, but not without a tallying of votes to see what current educators and school staff want. Unfortunately, out of the 1,924 eligible educators and staff members in Chaves County, not...

Police agencies team up

October 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A multi-agency “Impact Patrol” has been implemented to reduce property crime in Roswell. Police detectives, New Mexico State Police officers and Chaves County Sheriff’s deputies have united their efforts to target thieves. The goal is to reduce...

Event raises disability awareness

October 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

M.S. Jawadi, wearing covered glasses to simulate blindness, is escorted across Main Street by Sabrina Morales during the Amazing Roswell Mysteries Event, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Members of various community organizations completed simulated...

Memory Screening Day on Nov. 15

October 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A free Memory Screening Day will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 15, sponsored by Comfort Keepers. It is held nationwide and is an initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. “It’s a simple test and not to be afraid of,” said Leslie Jansson, client...

Grassfire rips through open land

October 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A grassfire races through open land near Woodbine and Baker roads southeast of Roswell Monday evening as firefighters work to surround and contain it. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...