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Tailgate party

July 29, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The Nu Blues Band performs during the Roswell Chamber of Commerce annual Open House’s Tailgate Party, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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Shoot-out leaves man wounded

July 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Levi Booher, 21, of Hagerman was seriously wounded during what appears to be a shootout, Tuesday evening, in the 500 block of North Missouri Avenue. Witnesses said that an SUV drove past; they heard gunfire. They also indicated that there was return fire....

19 youth train to become Earth Rangers

July 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Youngsters attending the Keep Roswell Beautiful Earth Ranger Camp 2011, some outfitted with over-sized sunglasses, receive an educational tour of the Community Solar Demonstration Project at ENMU-R, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) A group of local...

Animal Services gets another alligator to place

July 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Animal Services received another alligator, Wednesday. The 2-year – old American alligator was turned in voluntarily unlike the previous two, which were confiscated in March when the Chaves County Metro Narcotics Task Force served a search...

Sunset redo nearly complete

July 28, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

Michael Gottlieb, RISD Superintendent, shows off the front entrance of Sunset Elementary, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Construction on Sunset Elementary School will likely be complete by the first day of school next month, Roswell Independent School...

Council approves budget

July 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

City councilors closed the books on the 2011 fiscal year during a special meeting Wednesday evening, and unanimously voted to pass a budget for the 2012 fiscal year. The budget that passed shows that though revenues are remaining flat while expenses are...

Wilson tours Roswell Regional; talks health care, jobs

July 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Former Rep. Heather Wilson visits with Roswell Regional Hospital CEO Rod Schumacher during her Courage to Create Jobs tour of Southeastern New Mexico, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) U.S. Senate hopeful Heather Wilson kicked off a week-long Courage to...

Hale suggests more local approach

July 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A do-it-yourself approach may be the solution to many issues faced by local veterans, including health care, homelessness and the isolating distance between local vets and care facilities in northern New Mexico; at least according to New Mexico Department of...

Norway seeks to keep peace after attack

July 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Confessed terrorist Anders Behring Breivik hoped to trigger a nationalist revolution in Norway. But his double act of mass murder and destruction seems to have stirred only dignified defiance in this wealthy, idealistic nation...

Dwyer gets sentenced

July 26, 2011 • Local News • • Comments (3)

Allen C. Dwyer, Jr., 20, was sentenced Monday to 20 years with five years suspended sentence for the killing of Tony Quici in a botched burglary attempt. The incident occurred on Jan. 22, 2008. Quici lived for about a week after the attack and told his...