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Sextortionist gets 2-year probation

October 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell woman who pleaded guilty in connection to a scheme to extort money from a prominent Roswell business owner has been sentenced to two years of probation. Stacy Renee Campbell, 30, was also sentenced to pay $2,000 restitution to the victim. According to federal court records, Campbell had an affair with the victim and [&hellip...

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Former Roswell Police officer claims harassment

October 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A former Roswell police officer has filed a complaint stating he was harassed at work and faced racial discrimination and a hostile work place. Brandon Beverly, 24, was a police officer with the Roswell department for 10 months, and according to his...

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Parks department to purchase software; Program will allow online recreation registration

October 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Parks & Recreation Commission discusses purchasing a new software program that will allow residents to reserve facilities and sign up for sports activities online during Monday’s meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Signing up kids for soccer or...

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Chaves County CASA helps provide a voice for children

October 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The CASA Program of Chaves County aims to provide a voice for children who are abused, neglected or at-risk. CASA, which stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates, is one of 17 agencies that will be receiving money from the United Way campaign. CASA has...

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Deadline for Discovery Day is Friday

October 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The application deadline to participate in the Roswell Discovery Day is Friday, Oct. 3. High Desert Discovery District (HD3) — New Mexico’s first privately-led high technology start-up accelerator —is partnering with the Association of Commerce and...

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Police seek suspect in Pizza Hut robbery

October 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Detectives are seeking information on the individual who committed an armed robbery of the Pizza Hut in the 3000 block of North Main Street on Sunday. An employee of the restaurant reported that he heard the chime indicating the back door was opening and...

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Gunman arrested after brief standoff

October 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Corrales man armed with a handgun was arrested Monday after a domestic disturbance in Roswell. Matthew Senter, 29, formerly of Roswell, was charged with disorderly conduct, obstructing an officer, resisting arrest and public nuisance. Roswell police said...

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Municipal Court closes for maintenance

October 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Effective immediately, the City of Roswell Municipal Court building, located at 420 N. Richardson Ave., will temporarily close for all business while maintenance work is completed. The court will move operations to a different location within the city until...

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Blessing of the Animals Sunday

October 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rev. Dale Plummer of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church holds Onyx, left, and Binks, two six-week-old puppies from the Roswell Humane Society shelter, on Tuesday. Plummer will officiate at the annual Blessing of the Animals and Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Sunday...

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County taxes going up for water right purchases

September 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Commission has approved higher property tax rates for 2014, although the commissioners said they had little to do with raising taxes. The commissioners on Sept. 18 approved imposing real property tax rates certified by the New Mexico...