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4-H’ers fess up; ’twas they

March 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Memory Lawn Memorial Park’s secret pals have been revealed. On Saturday, March 3, the Chaves County 4-H program sent about 100 4-H’ers to the cemetery, where they picked up trash, straightened flowers and decorations, and raked the dirt away from gravesites. Extension 4-H agent Janelle Duffey spoke yesterday with Memory Lawn’s receiver Robert Corn,...

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DeFranco captures personalities through her camera lens

March 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Stephanie DeFranco at her new photography studio, SD Photo. (Noah Vernau Photo) Before Stephanie DeFranco discovered her love of photography, she was just a high school junior trying to fill her class schedule. She loved art, music, and wanted to take...

Road construction on Relief Route begins Monday

March 31, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Road construction on the US 285 Roswell Relief Route between mile posts 0 to 8.2 is set to begin Monday and will last a week. The project will consist of cold milling, re-laying and corrective work. Workers will scarify and pave the remainder of the Relief...

5 men and a goat hoof to Wrigley to raise cancer research money

March 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Crack the Curse on U.S. Highway 70 just before they arrive in Roswell, Wednesday. From left: P.J. Fisher, Matt Gregory, Blake Ferrell, Wrigley the goat, Philip Aldrich and Kyle Townsend. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Forget the chicken that crossed the road. Five men...

Mizzou students spend spring break at Bitter Lake NWR

March 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from the University of Missouri police the area along East Pine Lodge Road near Bitter Lake NWR, Thursday. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge did some spring cleaning along East Pine Lodge Road, Thursday. According to Jeff...

Secret Pals clean up Memory Lawn

March 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Good Samaritans recently cleaned up Memory Lawn Memorial Park (Mark Wilson Photo) When Robert Corn returned to Roswell from a three-week vacation, he discovered something at Memory Lawn Memorial Park that took him by surprise: The six-acre site had been...

Owen addresses Higher Horizons on city gov’t

March 30, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Clients of the behavioral health care organization Counseling Associates spent time with area leaders this week, participating in workshops and presentations about health and wellness, nature, art and city government. The organization’s psychosocial...

Garrett statue ceremony set for Saturday at 10 a.m.

March 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The bronze statue of American Old West lawman Pat Garrett will be unveiled Saturday, at 10 a.m., in a special dedication ceremony behind the Chaves County Courthouse, 400 N. Virginia Ave. The statue, located just east of the courthouse, has been named “Pat...

Roswellites participate in Bataan Memorial March

March 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Some Roswell residents took part in the Bataan Memorial Death March on Sunday at White Sands Missile Range, including area Boy Scouts and students from New Mexico Military Institute. With nearly 7,000 participants, the marathon honored the thousands of...

‘Dig, we must’

March 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction work continues on the new Educational Center on the ENMU-Roswell campus, just south of the Campus Union Building, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...