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RFD Call Log — March 19-20

March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 19 • At 7:10 a.m., structure fire, 600 block of East Reed Street. • At 8:14 a.m., illegal burn, 600 block of East 23rd Street. • At 8:19 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of South Main Street. • At 9:42 a.m., [&hellip...

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The bunny bunch

March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Southwest Regional Rabbit Breeders Association hosted a Youth Rabbit Extravaganza Show at the VFW in Hobbs earlier this month. Several of the members from Roswell and other surrounding areas attended the show. Here are some of the results from attending the...

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Folklorico fun

March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Folklorico, under the direction of Frank Herrera, will be attending the Viva Aztlan Festival Friday and Saturday.  The festival, now in its 21st year, will be held in McAllen, Texas, near Lubbock. The festival will feature a traditional folkloric...

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Drug task force arrests parks superintendent

March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Smith   The city of Roswell’s superintendent of parks was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged on five marijuana-related counts. According to Roswell police and a criminal complaint filed in Chaves County Magistrate Court on Thursday, Kenneth Smith...

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Woman accused of tax fraud gets reduced bond

March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Franco Sylvia Franco, the Roswell woman accused of preparing dozens of fraudulent tax returns and bilking the state of New Mexico out of $120,493, was released Monday from the Chaves County Detention Center on a reduced bond. Franco’s cash-only bond was set...

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Robbery at Verizon a hoax, 2 suspects admit

March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

      Fitisemanu Mejia Two employees of a Verizon store downtown were arrested Thursday after self-reporting themselves to police that they were behind a robbery at the cellphone outlet on March 11. Joshua Fitisemanu, 25, and Felicia Mejia, 21,...

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‘Tis’ a happy day with rescue responders

March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the rescue unit who responded to the home of Josephine Tis on Jan. 27 visiting her and her 11-year-old grandson, Victor, on Tuesday were paramedic Jody Trammell, front left, and EMT David Lee; back row from left, firefighter Mark Brackeen, Lt. Adam...

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Special treats for awesome kids

March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Republican Women treated Assurance Home residents and staff to a St. Patrick’s Day treat of cupcakes and ice cream. The Assurance Home provides a safe place for at-risk youth. From left, Nancy Gassaway, Helen Black, Joan Boue, Margaret...

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Chaves County DWI arrests — March 18

March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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RFD Call Log — March 17-19

March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 17 • At 7:52 a.m., accident with injuries, East McGaffey Street and Cahoon Avenue. • At 9:52 a.m., medical call, 4900 block of Smith Avenue. • At 10:28 a.m.,...