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General Dynamics responds to RIAC crash, company shares fall 6 percent

April 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

General Dynamics, parent company of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, designer and manufacturer of the Gulfstream G650 test aircraft that crashed Saturday, at Roswell International Air Center crash, issued a statement today through its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jay L. Johnson. Gulfstream is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:...

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Thousands gather at WSMR Trinity Site

April 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

From left, Arlen Abraham and Andy Lash, two atomic tourists from San Francisco, examine the levels of radiation of trinitite with a hand-held Geiger-Müller counter particle detector, at Trinity Site on White Sands Missile Range, Saturday. Thousands of...

100 walk for MS; raise $10K for the cause

April 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

More than 100 pairs of feet took stride at Cahoon Park, Saturday, during Walk MS: Roswell 2011. The event, in its second year in Roswell, raised about $10,000, according to Maggie Schold, development manager for National Multiple Sclerosis Society. “The...

100 walk for MS; raise $10K for the cause

April 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

More than 100 pairs of feet took stride at Cahoon Park, Saturday, during Walk MS: Roswell 2011. The event, in its second year in Roswell, raised about $10,000, according to Maggie Schold, development manager for National Multiple Sclerosis Society. “The...

20 apply for city position

April 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The city of Roswell’s human resources department said Friday that about 20 individuals submitted applications to fill the City Hall position of assistant city manager. The deadline for submitting applications was 5 p.m. on Friday, said Stacye Hunter,...

Beep! Beep! Kids are cute in cars

April 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Washington Avenue Elementary kindergarten students show off their homemade vehicles as they parade through the hallways past older students, family and friends, Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) A 92-car pileup in the playground of Washington Avenue...

Beep! Beep! Kids are cute in cars

April 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Washington Avenue Elementary kindergarten students show off their homemade vehicles as they parade through the hallways past older students, family and friends, Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) A 92-car pileup in the playground of Washington Avenue...

Rally gets kids pumped for tests

April 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Tests are generally met by pupils with groans and moans, but Pecos Elementary School is pumping students up in preparation for the state standardized testing that begins next week. The school held an outside pep rally on Friday afternoon to give students a...

Rally gets kids pumped for tests

April 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Tests are generally met by pupils with groans and moans, but Pecos Elementary School is pumping students up in preparation for the state standardized testing that begins next week. The school held an outside pep rally on Friday afternoon to give students a...

4 dead in plane crash at RIAC

April 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Emergency vehicles converge on the site of the fatal plane crash at RIAC Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Four Gulfstream employees were killed in the crash of a twin-engine Gulfstream G650 luxury jet at Roswell International Air Center at about 9:30 a.m.,...