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Law enforcement to buy new equipment

April 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

In a continued effort to remain technologically updated, the Roswell Police Department and the Chaves County Sheriff’s Department have invested in new equipment with money received from a Justice Assistance Grant. The federal government provides the grant to local and state law enforcement agencies annually. This year, the two entities received $33,082...

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NMMI Ropes emphasizes teamwork

April 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute cadets perform rescue exercises during the Ropes Course Facilitation and Leadership class at the Yates Leadership Challenge Ropes Course, Tuesday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo New Mexico Military Institute cadets enrolled in the...

Wait ’em out

April 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswellites are getting to know army cutworm moths quite well this spring. Perhaps too well. The species, also known as the miller moth, has reached unusually high numbers across New Mexico, bothering residents at their homes, cars and workplaces. Chaves...

Just like new

April 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Wes Daniel of Daniel Paint & Paper applies a new coating to the roof of St. Andrews Episcopal Church earlier in the week. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Zamora seeking nomination for NM Court of Appeals

April 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Monica Zamora Judge Monica Zamora, who serves as a District Court judge in the Children’s Court Division in Albuquerque, says she is seeking the Democratic nomination for the New Mexico Court of Appeals during the primary elections in June. Zamora said she...

Group gets heated at trapping discussion

April 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Receiving minimal support from its audience, members of the Trap Free New Mexico Coalition spoke to a group of heated individuals, comprised largely of ranchers, farmers, hunters, and trappers, advocating for the banning of trapping on public lands, in...

Report of a gun shuts down school

April 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A report of a student with a gun forced faculty and students at Mountain View Middle School into a lockdown around 12:30 p.m., Monday. The lockdown was lifted roughly an hour later after school officials found a toy gun in a student’s backpack. No one was...

Heloise’s lecture is free, but you’ll need a ticket

April 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

Here’s a hint: when an internationally acclaimed syndicated newspaper columnist visits town, don’t miss the chance to meet her, especially when the opportunity is free. Proclaiming “Literacy: Make it Fun!” Heloise, of “Hints from Heloise” fame,...

Habitat for Humanity’s Lucky No. 13 going up!

April 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Margarita Ibarra checks out the plans for her house as she and Habitat for Humanity volunteers begin construction at 1209 E. Beech St., Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Habitat for Humanity volunteers began the first day of work on a three-bedroom house,...

A good DI can make a recruit cry

April 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Drill instructor Jurado Segovia dresses down an enlistee during a visit by the Albuquerque Marine Corps Recruit Station to New Mexico Military Institute, Friday evening. Mark Wilson Photo The Marines of Recruiting Station Albuquerque held their annual pool...