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RISD ACT scores higher, but college preparedness still lags

October 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Results of the 2012-13 ACT college preparedness test for test takers in the Roswell Independent School District show that the average score of district test takers rose in the 2012-13 school year. However, district test takers on average lagged behind students statewide in college preparedness. Only scores of district students who identified themselves as...

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RISD expects budget increase based on enrollment numbers

October 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Independent School District Superintendent Tom Burris expects a modest boost in state funding for the 2014-15 school year based on preliminary 40th day enrollment numbers for this school year. The 40th day enrollment benchmark is not factored into...

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Police, fire dept. take action in community

October 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police and Fire departments recently have increased proactive actions lately in dealing with arrests and responding to emergencies, officers reported to city councilors Thursday. Arrests for the month of September were 309 and self-initiated...

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Jam session

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Young trumpet player Geoffrey Gallante jams with Mariachi Nuevo Comienzo upon arriving at the Roswell International Air Center Wednesday afternoon for this weekend’s Jazz Festival. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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CVE opens new headquarters in Artesia

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

General Manager Chuck Pinson, second from left, shakes hands after cutting the ribbon on the new Central Valley Electric Cooperative headquarters in Artesia Wednesday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Central Valley Electric Cooperative opened a new, state-of-the-art...

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Walk and Roll

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Washington Avenue Elementary students walk en masse to school Wednesday morning, participating in the Healthy Kids Chaves County Walk and Roll, which hopes to promote healthier lifestyle choices for children. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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PED finds mixed results on English proficiency tests

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The state Public Education Department (PED) analysis of Roswell Independent School District results in tests of proficiency in English among students designated as current learners of English was released last week and presented at Tuesday’s district Board...

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Council to consider disaster declaration

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Councilors will consider ratifying a resolution today to declare a disaster following the Sept. 11 floods that destroyed bridges and eroded infrastructure, crops, homes, land and other structures. The resolution supports a similar measure taken by Chaves...

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On the set

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Actors and extras run for their lives in downtown Roswell Sunday during filming of the “Tailed,” a futuristic sci-fi adventure set 25 years into the future where an alien race of reptilian shape-shifters has invaded Earth. “Tailed,” directed by...

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Heritage Dinner honors Jennings

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Former State Sen. Tim Jennings, right, stands with Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Administrative Director Tina Williams. Jennings was honored as the 2013 Heritage Winner Tuesday during the 32nd annual Heritage Dinner. (Jill McLaughlin Photo)...