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Lynda Whalen: selfless volunteer leader for 17 years

September 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Lynda Whalen, director of volunteer services at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) At any given time, dozens of volunteers dressed in bright pink blazers dart through Eastern New Mexico Medical Center to aid patients and visitors with their stay at the hospital. The information desk, the surgical waiting room, the cancer [&hellip...

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Children learn what a hero is

September 10, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Children at Generations of Learning recite the Pledge of Allegiance Friday morning during the Grandparents & Hero Celebration held to honor the memory of 9/11. (Mark Wilson Photo) Youngsters clad in red, white and blue with American flags tattooed on...

Field of Honor events today

September 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Michael Murphy of the Patriot Guard Riders rallies fellow bikers to saddle up for a parade to the Field of Honor at New Mexico Military Institute’s Stapp Field Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Field of Honor — an event that is taking place in...

We Remember

September 10, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Students at Monterrey Elementary School cheer as members of the Roswell Fire Department make an appearance Friday during a balloon release commemorating 9/11. Below, Michael Murphy of the Patriot Guard Riders rallies bikers to saddle up for a parade down Main...

Health care professionals meet in Roswell

September 10, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Dr. Barry Ramo converses with Brooke Linthicum of Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, left, and Barbara Gomez of Frontier Medical during a medical conference at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) The 2011 Southern New Mexico...

Police find body of local artist in park

September 10, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Roswell Police investigate an area along the Spring River Trail east, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Roswell Police Department responded to a report of a body found along the Spring River Bicycle Path near the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary &...

East Grand Plains remembers 9/11

September 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Sam Lucero, right, and Monica Muniz of the Panther Pride Band perform during Remembering 9/11 Day at East Grand Plains Elementary Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Through drawings, collages and essays, the students of East Grand Plains Elementary School showed how...

Downtown comes Alive After Five!

September 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Visitors attending MainStreet Roswell’s Alive After Five shop downtown area merchants, late Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Downtown Roswell came alive just before five Thursday evening when merchants selling a colorful and distinct variety of...

RPD arrests, charges GHS teacher

September 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments (4)

David Lawrence A Goddard High School teacher turned himself into police Thursday morning after a warrant was issued for his arrest late Wednesday. The teacher, David Lawrence, 48, is charged with criminal sexual contact of a minor. Lawrence has taught health...

Salvador Briseno shot; dead at scene

September 9, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Chaves County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call around 8 p.m., Wednesday, about a body located near the intersection of Circle Cross and Y.O. Road. “The victim was found by people in the neighborhood, who called the report in,” Sheriff Rob...