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Jim Pilley seeks 4th Town Council term

February 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Hagerman councilor Jim Pilley, who has served for 12 years on the town’s council, says he’s seeking election for his council seat during the valley elections in March. If re-elected, Pilley will serve his fourth term on the council. In Hagerman, two council seats are slated to be on the [&hellip...

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Judge reschedules Montoya trial; denies bond change

February 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer The trial date for Mario Montoya, 23, was rescheduled, Thursday, in 5th District Court. Montoya is charged with murder in the first degree, tampering with evidence and felon in possession of a firearm in the shooting death...

Mural has many answers, many voices

February 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fifth-graders at El Capitan work on their mural celebrating the New Mexico Centennial, in the school hallway, Wednesday morning. Local artist Noel Marquez was on hand to give guidance on the project which should be complete next week. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

Children’s Safety ID Project state-of-the-art

February 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Besides Neighborhood Watch, Crime Stoppers and the Roswell Safe Coalition, the historic Conoco building, 426 N. Main St., also houses the Children’s Safety ID Project. “One of our functions is our children’s fingerprinting service. We use a...

Education bills pass state House

February 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two initiatives backed by Gov. Susana Martinez, a new method to evaluate New Mexico teachers and a measure to ban social promotion in the state, passed the House during the final days of the 50th legislative session. On Tuesday evening, the House approved...

Read Across Roswell set for March 2 at Pioneer Plaza

February 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Though the children of Roswell may not know it yet, a day filled with reading is quite imminent. Some may decry reading’s dull with no use, but not with a certain Theodor Seuss. With this thought in mind, three local teachers have created Read Across...

Adam Cruz pleads guilty

February 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Adam Cruz, 22, of Roswell, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to interfere with interstate commerce by robbery, and interference with interstate commerce by robbery. Cruz entered his plea without the benefit of any plea agreement. Cruz faces a maximum penalty of 20...

Vow renewals take place at Villa Del Rey

February 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Karen and Thor Stangebye, who have been married 60 years this coming June, renew their wedding vows with the help of Chaplain Garth Hyde at Villa Del Rey, Tuesday, during a Valentine’s Day celebration. (Mark Wilson Photo) Five senior couples renewed...

Haley trial postponed

February 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The trial of Terry Haley originally set for April has been postponed until July after the District Attorney’s Office filed an amendment to the criminal information. The Roswell Police Department arrested the Roswell man on Feb. 17, 2010. Haley, 57, is...

License bill passes Senate

February 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A bill, sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Tim Jennings, D-Roswell, that is said to impose tougher requirements for foreign nationals wishing to obtain a New Mexico driver’s license, passed the Senate 27-15 Monday evening. The bill is being dubbed a...