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Carranza hearing to begin

August 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The District Attorney’s key witness, Christopher Glen, in the case of New Mexico versus Jesus Carranza has disappeared. Assistant District Attorney Debra Hutchins informed the court that “he has cut his ankle monitor. He (Glenn) told our investigator (Patrick) Barncastle that he thought he was being hunted by the Mexican Mafia. Carranza, 27, is charged...

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SENM BBBS to undergo structural changes

August 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico is in the process of merging managerial staff with its chapter in northern New Mexico to create a new agency to serve both regions, officials say. No paperwork has been signed yet, Adriann Ragsdale,...

Gottlieb on AYP: ‘We knew it was coming’

August 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer Only one of 20 schools in the Roswell district made its adequate yearly progress mark in 2011, but a few just barely missed the mark, the district superintendent said in a recent interview. Goddard High School, which met...

Spirit of ’45 lives on

August 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Members of the Roswell Veterans Honor Guard prepare to play “Silver Taps” during the Spirit of ’45 Day celebration at Peachtree Village of Roswell, Saturday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) It was 66 years ago on a day not unlike today that World War II came to...

“Can we get a round of a paws?”

August 9, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Youngsters and their prized pooches line up for the Dog Show during the 2011 Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Nothin’ like a good ol’ fashioned shoot-out

August 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Tim Potts, center, playing Billy the Kid, re-enacts scenes from the Lincoln County War along with his band of Regulators for tourists attending Old Lincoln Days on Saturday afternoon. Below, Civil War re-enactment actors portray soldiers of the 1st New Mexico...

Program trades bikes for exercise

August 6, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

2 1/2-year-old Iris Curiel is lifted onto the seat of her new tricycle by big sister Guadaulupe, 9, and brother Saul, 10, during a toy drawing and giveaway presented by Healthy Kids Chaves County Friday afternoon at the Cahoon Park swimming pool. (Mark Wilson...

Zoe's not so small Mouse wins the Steer Show

August 5, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

Zoe Walker, right, 12, of Roswell, won Grand Champion for the Steer Show at the Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair, Thursday morning. Her older sister, Courteney, won Grand Reserve Champion. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) Mouse, the market steer, was anything but...

Cops find car on fire

August 5, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

An assault that occurred in Roswell ended with a burned-out car four miles southeast of Hagerman, Wednesday morning. According to Roswell police records, officers were dispatched to Jackson Place around 7 a.m. following a report of an aggravated assault and...

Go hog wild!

August 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A.J. Vaz, aka Luke from the Dukes of Hazzard, goes for a piggy-back ride while clowning during Pignitary Pig Show at the 2011 Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair Thursday afternoon. Below, young ladies and their furry friends ready for the Wool Lead &...