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Assurance Home holds open house

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Attendees enjoy a performance from The Flying J Wranglers during a celebration of the Assurance Home’s 35th anniversary, held Sunday. (Courtesy Photo)   Hundreds of people came to help Assurance Home celebrate its 35th anniversary on Sunday. Those in attendance were treated to free ice cream and coconut tea provided by Classics Frozen Custard,...

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Intersection of West Alameda and South Richardson closed

May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The City of Roswell and Constructors Inc. will start the replacement of a water line on West Alameda and South Richardson beginning today. The intersection will be closed to traffic until May 12. City officials ask drivers to pay close attention to the...

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Sky high

May 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Balloons begin to lift off during the 27th annual Old Timers Balloon Rally at the Cielo Grande Recreation Area, Saturday morning.  (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Leprino Foods celebrates 20 years in Roswell

May 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh, center, is greeted by a young fan while Pete Mayadag, plant manager of Leprino Foods in Roswell, looks on during Saturday’s 20th anniversary celebration at the cheese-processing plant, located south of Roswell.  (Randal Seyler...

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Salgado performance tonight will wrap up Fiesta del Rio

May 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Salgado   Award-winning musician Michael Salgado will appear in concert tonight at the Party on the River/Fiesta del Rio, wrapping up a weekend of balloons, fun and music. Salgado will perform at 5:30 p.m. at the Cielo Grande Amphitheater. The popular...

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Local candidate forum Monday

May 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association will hold a candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The forum will be held at the First Baptist Church, 500 N. Pennsylvania Ave. It will also be broadcast live on Channel 75 and on KBIM 910 AM Radio. All four candidates...

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Veteran 1 of 5 brothers who served in war

May 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Donald Southwick holds “The History of 754th Field Artillery Battalion.” (Randal Seyler Photo)   One Roswell veteran has something in common with one of the most famous fighting families of World War II. The story of the five Sullivan brothers of...

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May 9 deadline for Rotary golf tourney

May 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Rotary Desert Sun Golf Classic is seeking applications from local charities to share the proceeds of this year’s golf tournament. Each year, the tournament directors evaluate all requests and select a primary beneficiary to receive the lion’s share of...

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Jake, Jack and Julie

May 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fourth-graders from El Capitan Elementary visit with Jake, the horse, and his surrey wagon and Jake’s handlers, Jack and Julie Ferguson, at the Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico Museum, Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Police investigating another homicide

May 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Third murder in city since April 24   Roswell detectives are investigating another homicide, this one reported early Friday morning. Kris Shuman, 32, of Roswell, was found dead by police officers on the 700 block of East Third Street at 2:25 a.m.,...