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Do you know this man?

March 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the man whose picture was captured in surveillance footage. He is listed as a person of interest in a larceny case after he removed a camera from a business in 100 block of Southeast Main Street. If anyone knows the identity of the man, [&hellip...

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Schools devote day to colorful food, fish, cat

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kindergartners at Pecos Elementary wait for their Green Eggs and Ham storytime and Dr. Suess birthday party, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) From there to here, from here to there, Dr. Seuss was everywhere! Kindergarteners in the Roswell Independent...

Cops bust Duran after long chase

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Sammy Duran The Roswell Police Department and Chaves County Sheriff’s Office arrested Sammy Duran, 18, Thursday, after a pursuit that started on Lea Avenue and McGaffey Street and took officials along Wildy, South Main, Southeast Main, Poe, Hobbs and Church...

Dolores Villa of J.O.Y. Center: We’re all a family here

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dolores Villa (Noah Vernau Photo) Dolores Villa knows a win-win situation when she sees one. As director of the Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs at the Chaves County J.O.Y. Center, Villa employs senior volunteers who provide the kind of care...

Valley Meat: Feds may allow horse slaughter

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The attorney for Valley Meat Co. said Friday that the local slaughterhouse may soon be able to start processing horse meat, as government officials have indicated it may receive a grant of inspection. For more than a year, Valley Meat Co. has had an...

State will keep DST

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The state Senate Public Affairs Committee voted Friday to table a bill, sponsored by Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Roswell, that would have exempted New Mexico from observing daylight saving time. Pirtle said the U.S. government allows each state to exempt itself from...

Chaves, 22 more qualify for aid

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Due to damages and losses caused by the state’s ongoing drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated several counties in New Mexico as natural disaster areas, Wednesday. The 12 primary counties are Bernalillo, Grant, Luna, Sierra, Catron, Hidalgo,...

Mager gives SOAR guests life lessons

March 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

E.T. (Extra Terrific), a great horned owl, soars through the Performing Arts Center at ENMU-R during a Birds of Prey program presented by Doris Mager, founder of SOAR (Save Our American Raptors), Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Children twisted their...

Pirtle’s SB455 heads to floor

February 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The state Senate Judiciary Committee voted 9-0 Wednesday to pass a bill, sponsored by Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Roswell, that would require traffic citations to be “filed in the county or district in which the offense occurred.” Pirtle has said such an the...

RISD School Board retreat addresses safety, security

February 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

In the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary, the RISD School Board’s annual retreat held at Bitter Lake, Thursday, placed school safety and security as top priority. Director of Support Services Joe Baca gave an assessment of the district’s...