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RRH celebrates sale to Lovelace

February 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ron Stern, right, president and CEO of Lovelace Health System, and Rod Schumacher, CEO at Roswell Regional Hospital, meet and greet employees during an ice cream social Thursday, celebrating the purchase of the hospital by Lovelace. (Mark Wilson Photo) Employees at Roswell Regional Hospital were treated all day Thursday in celebration of the hospital’s...

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APD solves murder

February 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Artesia Police solved the murder of security guard Michael Evans, Thursday, as the result of investigation of an aggravated assault that had occurred Wednesday at a Circle K Convenience Store and a drive-by shooting. Evans was killed on Sunday. He was on the...

J. Madsen back with RPD; on paid leave

February 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Administrator Larry Fry confirmed Thursday that Jeannie Madsen has been reinstated with the Roswell Police Department following a ruling by the Labor Relations Board. He noted she remains on paid administrative leave. The arbitration was initiated after...

Is webcasting politically motivated?

February 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Expressing his concern over what he believes to be an unequal openness of the session, Senate President Pro-Tem Tim Jennings, D-Roswell, said he believes that the governor has a political motive behind the webcasting of the Legislature. “I think they’re...

Knowledge Bowl set for 4/15

February 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Literacy Council will hold its 15th annual Knowledge Bowl fundraiser at Chaves County J.O.Y. Center on April 15. Participation in the event is team-oriented, involving adults and students who will compete in a game of trivia. Andrae England, the...

‘Here’s some for you, and some for you, and …’

February 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Elijah Mayorga, 3, feeds the ducks, geese and other waterfowl while visiting Spring River Park with his aunt, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Title IX sparks House fireworks

February 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The controversial topic of money and school sports as it relates to Title IX ignited a contentious debate on the House floor Wednesday. House Bill 161, introduced by Rep. Dennis Roch, R-Texico, deals with reporting requirements for universities and schools...

BBBS taps Bill Wolf for CEO

February 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Wolf (Courtesy Photo) With a new board of directors and business plan, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico started 2012 with the hiring of a new CEO. Bill Wolf, a fourth-generation Roswell native with an extensive background in marketing...

Boomer Expo set for Saturday

February 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Staci Vandewart and Barbara Gomez during a press conference announcing details on this Saturday’s 2012 Baby Boomer Health & Business Expo. (Mark Wilson Photo) On Wednesday, Mayor Del Jurney, a Baby Boomer himself, issued a proclamation declaring...

Alex Escobar found in Tucumcari

February 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department learned Wednesday that Roswell man Alejandro (Alex) Escobar was located by a good Samaritan on Saturday. “He was lying unconscious in a bar ditch in Tucumcari,” said RPD spokesman Travis Holley. Escobar accompanied his mother...