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‘Is that root beer?’

June 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Peach the cow acts nonchalant during the Dairy Classroom presented by Cody Lightfoot and Southwest Dairies, Wednesday morning, next to the Roswell Public Library. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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District 8 Volunteers are inmates

June 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

The dramatic increase in fire calls has culminated in an intense strain on departments and higher than normal pressure on the county’s volunteer fleet. Members of the county’s District 8 Volunteer Fire Department say firefighters feel a mix of...

District 8 Volunteers are inmates

June 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

The dramatic increase in fire calls has culminated in an intense strain on departments and higher than normal pressure on the county’s volunteer fleet. Members of the county’s District 8 Volunteer Fire Department say firefighters feel a mix of...

Quick response saves valley home

June 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Swift action led firefighters to save a mobile home off the Old Dexter Highway from complete devastation Thursday afternoon, fire officials say. The fire quickly destroyed one bathroom and one bedroom — even melting a tub — but Midway volunteer...

Quick response saves valley home

June 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Swift action led firefighters to save a mobile home off the Old Dexter Highway from complete devastation Thursday afternoon, fire officials say. The fire quickly destroyed one bathroom and one bedroom — even melting a tub — but Midway volunteer...

Family attacks Marine with hugs, kisses

June 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Lance Cpl. Eric Sosa and his father Felix pose for photos, Wednesday, at Peter Piper Pizza, upon the Marine’s return home to Roswell. (Mark Wilson Photo) With flags flying high on Main Street, family and friends fighting back tears of joy welcomed home...

Family attacks Marine with hugs, kisses

June 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Lance Cpl. Eric Sosa and his father Felix pose for photos, Wednesday, at Peter Piper Pizza, upon the Marine’s return home to Roswell. (Mark Wilson Photo) With flags flying high on Main Street, family and friends fighting back tears of joy welcomed home...

RPD arrests, charges 4 juvies in tagging spree

June 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The four juveniles have been arrested and charged for a May 12 tagging spree. The four youths and one adult were caught initially when a witness saw them painting in the 100 block of Linda Circle and gave pursuit. The charges against the adult, Corey Cortez,...

RPD arrests, charges 4 juvies in tagging spree

June 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The four juveniles have been arrested and charged for a May 12 tagging spree. The four youths and one adult were caught initially when a witness saw them painting in the 100 block of Linda Circle and gave pursuit. The charges against the adult, Corey Cortez,...

Fire calls increase

June 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The severe drought affecting Chaves County and greater New Mexico has undoubtedly impacted local ranchers and agriculture, but the people who could arguably be affected by it the most, say current conditions are the worst they’ve witnessed in nearly...