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Jesse Moore: The art of independence

March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jesse Moore, a client at Tobosa Developmental Services, displays a sample of his ceramic artwork on Wednesday. Moore volunteers at St. Peter’s Catholic Church and works at Papa Murphy’s as well as working on his ceramics and paintings. (Randal Seyler Photo) When he isn’t busy volunteering with the Good Samarian Program at St. Peter’s Catholic...

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Unity Center hosts Teen Conference

March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Unity Center sponsored a Teen Conference on Saturday at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club, which covered topics ranging from bullying and teen dating violence to suicide prevention and teen leadership. Featured speakers included Nathan Padilla, executive...

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3 VIPs

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Mine That Bird owners Leonard ‘Doc’ Blach and Mark Allen, along with actor Bruce Wayne Eckelman, who portrays Bob Baffert in the movie “50 to 1,” arrive at the Galaxy 8 for a VIP premiere, Friday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Teens learn life lessons in Mustang Project

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Captain Jackson, a wild mustang who was caught near the Jackson Mountains in Nevada, is currently part of the Mustang Project at Assurance Home in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo) Mine That Bird is probably the most famous horse in Roswell this weekend, but...

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Man arrested, suspected of multiple counts of sexual contact with minors

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Guajardo  A Roswell man was arrested Friday, suspected of 10 counts of sexual contact with a child. Police arrested Uriel “Rudy” Guajardo, 50, at 9 a.m. in a parking lot on the 2300 block of North Main Street. The incidents involved three female children...

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Duffey: County 1 of 3 to receive an outstanding audit

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

During the county commission meeting Thursday, Heinfeld, Meech and Co. presented the county’s fiscal year 2013 audit report. The report was deemed to be an “unbiased audit” and “the best opinion you can get” by the firm’s representative....

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Vehicle runs red light, four cars crash

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell police responded to a four-car accident at the intersection of East Second Street and Lea Avenue at 2:10 p.m. Friday. A pickup truck, sedan, SUV and a passenger van collided after one vehicle ran a red light. No one was injured in the accident, said...

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County expects to pay less for indigent care

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County expects to see little, if any, change in the amount of tax revenue it will send to the state to fund hospital care for patients who can’t afford to pay the bill, following the passage of Senate Bill 268. The bill that was passed in the last...

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RPD looking forward to accreditation

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department has been recommended for full accreditation by the New Mexico Law Enforcement Accreditation Program. Program assessors, which is a branch of the New Mexico Municipal League, completed a three-day onsite assessment of the...

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Spring cleaning

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mark Wilson Photo A crew from Riley Industrial Services perform a spring cleaning at the Cahoon Park swimming pool by sandblasting, readying it for summer fun, Thursday...