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Man slams into pole and house

July 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

Police investigate the scene of a one car accident on the 600 block of South Plaza Thursday morning around 11 a.m., after the driver lost control, severing a power pole before coming to a stop by hitting the house in the backyard. (Mark Wilson Photo) Authorities say a 30-year-old man is facing aggravated DWI charges after [&hellip...

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Yo-Yo magician wows crowd

July 7, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Luje Renner, the Yo-Yo Magician from Farmington, entertains youngsters during the Roswell Public Library’s Storytime Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Military fighter drone crashes, sparks fire

July 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Emergency personnel scramble along a dirt road southwest of Hope Wednesday morning, searching for the remote crash site of a U.S.Air Force manned QF-4 Phantom Drone. (Mark Wilson Photo) A military fighter jet crashed southwest of Hope and sparked a small...

Hay catches fire

July 6, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Firefighters respond to a blaze in the 700 block of West Pine Lodge Road, Tuesday, after hay caught fire. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Gov praises RISD for fiscal responsibility

July 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell was among seven school districts in the state praised for protecting dollars in the classroom by Gov. Susana Martinez and Education Secretary-designate Hanna Skandera in a recent press release from the New Mexico Public Education Department. Roswell...

The Rockets' Red Glare

July 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Fireworks erupt in the night sky during the Roswell Sertoma Mike Satterfield Memorial Fireworks Extravaganza Monday evening at Cielo Grande Recreation Area. (Mark Wilson Photo) The severe drought may have curbed firework fun for some New Mexico residents this...

Until next year: 2011 UFO Festival comes to an end

July 5, 2011 • Local News • • Comments (1)

E.T.’s young and old prepare to take the stage during the 2011 Roswell UFO Festival Alien Costume Contest, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) As things were wrapping up Monday with this year’s UFO Festival, organizers behind the event said it was a...

Pets like to dress up and be admired

July 4, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Rico Suave, right, and Blossom, all decked out in their alien finery, prepare to compete in the 2011 UFO Festival Alien Pet Costume Contest Saturday morning at the Roswell Convention Center. A horse entered the alien pet costume contest for the first time at...

Soren transforms; takes top priz

July 3, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Soren Thorsted, 4, wore a Transformers costume that allowed him to turn into a New Mexico State Police car during the alien costume contest at the Pueblo Auditorium, Saturday. The lad won best alien costume and first place in the TV/movie personality category...

UFO Festival Schedule July 3rd

July 3, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

9 a.m. Vendors open in museum parking lot 9:30–11 a.m. Lecture Library: Denis Denocla, “Presence and the UMMO File” 10–11:30 a.m. Lectures Video Room: Diana Perla Chapa, “The Mayan Predictions — Extra Terrestrial...