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NTSB issues prelim report

September 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The National Transportation Safety Board, Wednesday, released a preliminary report for the April 2 plane crash in Roswell in which four people were killed. The incident involved a Gulfstream G650 airplane that crashed around 9:34 a.m. during takeoff at Roswell International Air Center. Two flight crewmembers and two technical crewmembers on the aircraft...

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RPD arrests Jesse Leyba in Allsup’s robbery

September 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Police Department arrested Jesse Leyba, 21, Wednesday, for his role in the Aug. 17 armed robbery at Allsup’s, 520 E. Second St. During the robbery, two suspects entered the store. One of the two pulled a gun on the clerk. The suspects took...

C of C search is on

September 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce is accepting resumes until Oct. 7, to fill its executive director position, soon to be vacated by Dorrie Faubus-McCarty. Faubus-McCarty, who has been the executive director of the chamber since July 2009, resigned from her...

Roswell Reads (and sings) Emily Dickinson’s poetry

September 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Sarah Parson checks out her new, free copy of “The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson” during The Big Read, Tuesday evening, at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) With a folk song and a commercial jingle, Annemarie Oldfield, director of...

Warner will stand trial for 8/27 incident

September 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Defense attorney Jesse Cosby filed a motion, Tuesday, to dismiss the charges against Ezekial Jamal Warner, 17, on the grounds that he had been denied due process when his client had been moved to a facility in Clovis. Warner is charged with aggravated assault...

Green drops pipeline appeal

September 14, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Lawyers representing a Roswell businessman seeking to build a water pipeline from Fort Sumner to Santa Fe have dropped their appeal of the state engineer’s order denying applications for the pipeline. However, efforts to build the pipeline continue....

Roundhouse Day 6

September 14, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Contradicting the views coming from the Republican party that the legislative special session is progressing slowly, Senate President Pro Tem Tim Jennings, D-Roswell, said the session is moving no slower than any other time. “Last time (redistricting) took...

Roth recounts Holocaust experience to rapt audience

September 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer Every pew in Gateway Church in Roswell was filled Monday evening, and about 300 people leaned in close to hear the life story of Holocaust survivor Irving Roth, an 82-year-old Czech native who survived two death camps,...

Is the sand dune lizard really an endangered species?

September 13, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer (Mark Wilson Photo: Chaves County Commissioner chairman Greg Nibert points to a member of the audience during a meeting with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials Thursday evening.) Is the sand dune lizard really an...

Area dogs compete in Dog Show

September 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Terriers vie for approval and bragging rights during the 53rd Annual Rio Pecos Kennel Club AKC All Breed Dog Show Saturday at RIAC Park. (Mark Wilson Photo) Vanessa Kahin Record Staff Writer With special primping, yummy treats and all the attention a dog...