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Roswell’s most wanted

January 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Carlos Bargas, age 25, is wanted for absconding from his parole, felon in possession of a firearm. He is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall, weight 160 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. A reward is being offered. Contact Roswell Police Department, Violent Crimes Reduction Unit, 624-6770, or Crime Stoppers at 888- 594-TIPS [&hellip...

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Dexter Fire

January 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A fire destroyed a home on the 600 block of Maple Street in Dexter on Monday. Hagerman’s fire chief told reporters that three departments and about 16 emergency personnel responded to the blaze around noon. No injuries were reported. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

DA won’t charge

January 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The District Attorney’s office will not be filing felony charges for the accident that occurred on Jan. 12, which resulted in two fatalities. The pickup truck pulled from a Farmer’s Country Market parking lot and struck a woman as she was...

Rep. Kintigh introduces amendment

January 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A local lawmaker says he wants to see the state’s death penalty repeal overturned for certain crimes and favors having the issue appear on a ballot for voters to decide, rather than through legislation. Rep. Dennis Kintigh, RRoswell, introduced a...

United Way reaches campaign goal

January 25, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

From left, United Way of Chaves County Campaign Chairman Travis Hicks and Executive Director Sherry Mumford announced, Monday, that the nonprofit met its annual campaign goals. (Mark Wilson Photo) United Way of Chaves County officials were proud to announce...

Author links Monroe and UFOs

January 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Local author Donald R. Burleson, Ph.D., speaks during a presentation held at the Roswell Public Library Saturday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Local author Donald Burleson, a UFO investigator, appeared at the Roswell Public Library, Saturday afternoon, to...

Realtors hold 63rd annual banquet

January 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Association of Realtors held its 63rd annual dinner and dance banquet Saturday at The Roswell Country Club. “(It) is the annual installation banquet for the Roswell Association of Realtors,” said Diana Bergman, 2010 RAOR president....

Judge approves insanity defense

January 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Lawyers for a mother accused of suffocating her 3-year-old son and then burying him in a park will be allowed to present an insanity defense at her murder trial. District Judge Stan Whitaker gave approval Friday to Tiffany...

RISD seeks bond support

January 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A special school district general obligation bond election will be held this upcoming summer in August, Roswell school officials say. According to school district bond reports, the bond will allow continuation of the remodeling or replacement of four...

The claw

January 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

Constructors, Inc. workers labor, Friday, on the first phase of a beautification and cleanup project along the Spring River channel next to the Roswell Museum and Art Center between N. Main and N. Richardson streets. The project is in its third week and is...