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Crime Stoppers seeking info on criminal damage

January 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Crime Stoppers is seeking information on a case of criminal damage that occurred on Jan. 18. Witnesses reported they saw two subjects fleeing a residence on the 600 block of West McCune Street, after they heard what they described as, “an explosion.” Officers of the Roswell Police Department arrived to a scene of devastation. Windows [&hellip...

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Man arrested in connection with burglaries

January 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Ernesto Martinez, 38, was arrested on Thursday in connection with the burglaries of two units at Storage Nest, 1202 W. Hobbs St. Estimated losses in each burglary were $25,000 and $17,850 respectively. The warrant was served at the Chaves County Detention...

Accused murderer denied bond reduction

January 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Accused murderer Ramon Bravo appeared in District Court on Thursday, for a reduction of bond hearing. Defense attorney Jones Witt asked that the court reduce the bond from $500,000 cash-only to $500,000 surety. Currently, Bravo, 37, is being held at the...

Committee assignments evening out

January 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

With Republicans making big gains in the number of GOP state House members, committee assignments are beginning to even out. Tentative committee assignments doled out Thursday by Speaker Ben Lujan, D-Santa Fe, make apparent Republicans’ gaining voice...

Sen. Udall visits with local aviation leaders

January 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

New Mexico Sen. Tom Udall speaks during an aviation round table held Wednesday afternoon at the Roswell International Air Center to discuss its current status  and future growth. (Mark Wilson Photo) U.S. Sen. Tom Udall met with Roswell aviation leaders at...

2-year-old from accident passes

January 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A family mourns the death of not one, but two family members. Authorities confirmed that the 2-year-old girl, who was hit by a truck on Jan 12, died on Wednesday at a hospital in Lubbock. The vehicle-pedestrian accident had already claimed the life of...

Rate of pecan theft increases

January 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Pecan theft is up this year due to the increase in prices. John Wilson, owner of The Nut House on 421 E. Second St., says that the incidents of pecan theft has been increasing for the past few years. Prices for farmed nuts are running between $3.75 and $4 per...

Gardner excited to work with Martinez

January 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

SANTA FE – Just days after Gov. Susana Martinez rolled out her agenda during a joint legislative session, a former Roswell state lawmaker says he’s ready and excited to work alongside the new governor. In a sit-down with the Daily Record,...

Mold biotoxin illness linked to GHS infects many

January 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments (2)

Experts estimate that hundreds of Roswell residents who attended Goddard High School, and other mold affected and water damaged buildings in town, have developed mold biotoxin illness. According to Dr. Scott McMahon M.D., the disease is contracted over time,...

Put one foot in front of the other….

January 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

New Mexico Military Institute cadets Nick Vogel, left, and Alex Howard scale skyward during a belay and rappelling class, Tuesday morning at the Yates Leadership Challenge Ropes Course on the NMMI campus. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...