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Lawrence jury trial under way

May 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (6)

The jury trial for David Lawrence, former Goddard high School coach, started Tuesday. Lawrence is charged with criminal sexual contact after allegations of sexual misconduct with a student on Feb. 4, 2011. In her opening statement, Assistant District Attorney Florie Nunez told the jurors, “A line was crossed. He had an opportunity to have a [&hellip...

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Dexter council OK’s shaky audit

May 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Town of Dexter faced and consequently approved its audit for the 2011 fiscal year, Tuesday, which includes findings of alleged fraudulent use of taxpayer’s money for personal use and discloses instances of noncompliance. The Dexter Council approved the...

Watch out here we come!!!

May 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Kindergartners at Washington Avenue Elementary students ‘drive’ their homemade vehicles through the halls during the annual Transportation Parade, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Ruidoso man arrested for alleged assault

May 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs Police arrested Kenneth Kaulay, 40, on unrelated charges, Monday. He was taken to the Lincoln County Detention Center where the Ruidoso Police served an arrest warrant on charges of criminal sexual penetration, kidnapping,...

Eldridge receives Purple Heart at ESGR banquet

May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Gary Smith, ESGR area chairman, Dorothy Canon and Ray Battaglini, N.M. ESGR chairman, pose with National Guardsman during the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve banquet at the Civic Center, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Bert Eldridge “was...

LULAC honors 4 at annual awards banquet

May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Aailyay Gustamantes and the Folklorico Dancers wait to perform during the 83rd New Mexico League of United Latin American Citizens State Convention at the Best Western Sally Port Inn, Saturday evening. Mark Wilson Photo New Mexico LULAC held its State...

An abundance of fun

May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Team Cattleman’s compete in the women’s division of tug of war during the Party on the River, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell’s Party on the River kicked off Saturday at Cahoon Park, bringing hundreds of families under the sun to enjoy an assortment...

That’s a lot of hot air

May 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hot air balloons begin to land in open areas near East Pine Lodge early Saturday morning during Old Timers Balloon Rally. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell was literally taken to a higher level at the soccer field just west of the Wool Bowl, Saturday morning. Despite...

Michael Murphy: God gave us dogs to teach us how to love

May 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Michael Murphy, SENM Patriot Guard ride captain and dog-lover, and one of his custom motorcycles. Jessica Palmer Photo When you arrive at the Murphy home, you will be greeted by a canine chorus. Michael Murphy is a self-professed animal lover and a SENM ride...

Miles Hanisee seeks election to CoA bench

May 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Judge Miles Hanisee Judge Miles Hanisee, who indicated that he has more appellate experience than almost any lawyer in the state, says he is seeking election to the New Mexico Court of Appeals. Hanisee was recommended for the position by the bi-partisan...