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RPD loss seminar draws area retailers

September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Police Sgt. Ty Sharpe conducted the inaugural mini-seminar on loss prevention for local retailers at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, Thursday. More than 20 retailers attended and received advice from the police about the laws pertaining to shoplifting and how to prevent it. Among those in attendance were employees from Lawrence Brothers IGA,...

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Dopp’s closing reception 9/24

September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A mixed media collage, “What,” in artist Susan Marie Dopp’s exhibit at Isaac’s Gallery. Below, gouache and graphite on paper. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) After a month of hypnotizing museum-goers with contrasting colors and repetitious patterns,...

Girl Scouts makes UW dollars count

September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Cookies, camping, and crafts — these are the three C’s Girl Scouts is perhaps better known for. Rebecca Sherwood, membership team leader for Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest, said the organization that’s been in Chaves County since the early 20th...

Be careful: Distemper rates up

September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Officials at Animal Control say that the incidence of distemper has doubled this year. Tammy McKee, veterinary technician and kennel manager, said, “If we have been seeing 25 percent of the animals coming in with distemper in previous years, this year...

Police arrest Tabor on sex charge

September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division arrested Kenneth Tabor, 35, Wednesday, on one count of sexual exploitation of a child. According to Det. Sgt. Daniel Ornelas, their suspicions became aroused during a joint operation between...

Warrants out for Holbert, Ballinger

September 2, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The Roswell Police Department issued arrest warrants for William Holbert and Derek Ballinger, Thursday, on 19 counts of larceny. The warrants follow an Aug. 18 incident in which officers Rob Tucker and Charlie Corn responded to the area of Tierra Berrenda and...

NMML elects Roswell native Matt White president

September 2, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

A self-proclaimed “alien baby,” Eunice Mayor Matt White was honored to return to his hometown, a community he said he would move back to in a heartbeat, in anticipation of his formal election as president of the New Mexico Municipal Institute, Thursday...

Leaders in slammer for MoD

September 1, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Forty-five community and business leaders from the Roswell area were locked up Tuesday for a good cause. The leaders were held in the Community Room of the Pioneer Bank on Main Street, overseen by Judge Darryl Burkfield from 94.9 KBIM, as part of the March of...

Prescription Trails: Go take a hike for better health

September 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Doctors in Roswell may soon be prescribing something that’s free, fun, 100 percent natural and best of all, can help prevent a multitude of illnesses. Through an initiative called Prescription Trails, Roswell doctors could soon be prescribing something as...

Pecos Elementary School remodel begins this week

September 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Kindergartners at Pecos Elementary hold on to their yellow hard hats as they participate in groundbreaking ceremonies for a new 12,000-square-foot addition to the school, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Pecos Elementary School, which welcomed its first students...