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From NMMI cadet to Blue Angel pilot No. 4

February 13, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

Lt. Robert Kurrle (Courtesy Photo) Long before Lt. Robert Kurrle became a Navy Blue Angel, he first had to learn to salute. It was at New Mexico Military Institute that the then-18-year-old aspiring aviator received the first military training in his career, including “how to salute, how to march and how to follow orders.” “I [&hellip...

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Vets press Pearce on transportation

February 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Congressman Steve Pearce visits with a constituent during a meet and greet at Roswell Livestock & Farm Supply, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Members of the local Vietnam Veterans of America pressed Congressman Steve Pearce, R-NM, on veteran transportation...

Sage Day festivities set for 2/26

February 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

On Saturday, Feb. 26, the much-celebrated local canine hero, Sage, will act as the “poster child” to raise funds for the Sage Foundation for Dogs Who Serve. The Sage Foundation was created to provide funding to dogs who are ill or injured, often...

Kintigh’s curfew clears committee

February 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A Roswell lawmaker’s attempt to give municipalities the authority over whether to enact curfew laws for minors, cleared its first hurdle Saturday as it made its way through the House Health and Government Affairs Committee. Rep. Dennis...

Sally Anderson: Art lover, community-minded citizen, treasure

February 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Jonathan Entzminger photo Sally Anderson stands in front of Revolving Door an original painting by her first husband Willard Midgette. Sally Anderson, a community-minded citizen and lover of art, describes herself as an individual born into an upper-middle...

‘We love you this much!’

February 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Kindergartners in Diana Carrasco’s class at Pecos Elementary show off their handmade Valentine’s Day cards that will be delivered to dialysis patients at the Southeast New Mexico Kidney Center on Valentine’s Day. Johnny Gonzales, of the...

Montoya and Montoya enter burglary pleas

February 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Annette Montoya, 39, and Luis Montoya, 39, pleaded guilty to four counts of commerical burglary in District Court, Thursday. The burglaries took place between July 14 and Aug. 14, 2010. Assistant District Attorney Michael Murphy listed the businesses that...

RPD executes warrants in murder case

February 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Police Department executed four search warrants, Thursday, related to the investigation of the Nov. 30 murder of Angel Horton. The 28-year old Roswell man was found dead outside his home in the 500 block of South Ash Avenue. The day of the event,...

NEA rep, Vargas discuss GHS mold

February 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Jonathan Entzminger photo Greg Maxie and Nicole Vargas discuss mold issues related to Goddard High School, Friday. Greg Maxie, National Education Association of New Mexico UniServ Consultant, had a busy day in Roswell, Friday. At 12:30 p.m., Maxie met with...

Pecos kids learn life skills in musical

February 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Pecos Elementary students rehearse a dance number from ZING! Goes My Heart, a production presented by The National Dance Institute of New Mexico, Thursday, at Pueblo Auditorium. (Mark Wilson Photo) Pecos Elementary School and the National Dance Institute of...