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Supreme Court picks Roswell for dairy hearings

December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Supreme Court picks Roswell for dairy hearings

The New Mexico State Supreme Court on Monday upheld a lower court decision that will keep the upcoming Dairy Rule hearings in Roswell, thwarting a legal move by an environmental group to have the rule-making hearings held in Santa Fe instead of Roswell. The hearings, which had been scheduled to take place in Roswell Dec. [&hellip...

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State Police investigate fatal rollover

December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on State Police investigate fatal rollover

State Police are investigating a fatal rollover accident that occurred southwest of Roswell on Sunday evening. Briana Lopez, 23, of Roswell. was killed when her vehicle left the roadway and rolled over, according to a Department of Public Safety news release....

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Police investigating another homicide

December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Police investigating another homicide

Roswell Police are investigating the homicide of a 32-year-old man who was shot Sunday evening. Joe Anthony Garza died of gunshot wounds in the roadway at the intersection of East Tilden Street and South Mulberry Avenue, according to a news release from the...

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Mallion to serve on bench after law enforcement career; Swearing in ceremony planned for Jan. 1

December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Mallion to serve on bench after law enforcement career; Swearing in ceremony planned for Jan. 1

Mallion    Municipal Court Judge appointee Louis Mallion has spent his career in law enforcement, but he never really thought he’d ever serve on the bench. “As a law enforcement officer, you think about what it would be like to be a judge, and I...

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Several jury trials delayed

December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Several jury trials delayed

Several high-profile jury trials that had been scheduled to take place this month in Chaves County have been continued until next year. The jury trial of Kenneth “Ray Ray” Whiteside was scheduled to take place today in Fifth Judicial District court in...

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Optimist clubs to sponsor student essay contest

December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Optimist clubs to sponsor student essay contest

The Roswell Sunrise Optimist and Noon Optimist Clubs are encouraging area students to contemplate the phrase, “Optimism Should be a Priority” as part of the Optimist International Essay Contest for 2015. The Optimist Clubs will judge the local students’...

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Police buy infant formula for shoplifting dad

December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Police buy infant formula for shoplifting dad

Roswell Police officers, along with a New Mexico State Police officer, helped a man provide baby formula for his child instead of arresting the father for shoplifting on Sunday. The officers responded to Albertson’s on South Main Street in reference to a...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 11-13

December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 11-13

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 11 • At 8:31 a.m., medical call, 4200 block of South Main Street. • At 10:49 a.m., grass fire call, West Albuquerque Street and South Kansas Avenue. • At 10:53...

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Girl power

December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Girl power

Missouri Avenue Elementary fourth-grade students Emma Munoz and Misha Henthorn led a food drive at the school and collected more than 1,300 cans for a local food bank. The can goods will be delivered to the Good Samaritan food bank just in time to help out...

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New McDonald’s to open Tuesday, bringing 70 jobs

December 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on New McDonald’s to open Tuesday, bringing 70 jobs

Area Supervisor Danny Kemp, Store Manager Jouanna Lara, Owner Operator John Snowberger and Director of Operations Cedric Cota were all at the new McDonald’s on Thursday preparing for the grand opening of the new store, which will start serving customers at...