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Cadets achieve officer rank

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Family of cadet Jonathan Touchet pin his stripes at the commissioning ceremony Friday at Pearson Hall. (Mary Morgan Photo)   Twenty-four former cadets at New Mexico Military Institute can now rightfully say their top boss is the commander-in-chief of the United States. An Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony was held Friday morning at Pearson Auditorium on...

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‘EnhanceFitness’ keeps seniors moving

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Enhance Fit instructor Jan Melton leads her class through the aerobics exercises at the J.O.Y. Center in Roswell on Thursday. The free fitness class is designed for people over 50 who want to improve their fitness level. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Seniors...

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Carlsbad man killed in two-vehicle crash

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 38-year-old Carlsbad man died Saturday morning when he was ejected from his pickup truck after colliding with a commercial truck in Lea County. Chad Pennington was airlifted to Lea Regional Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries, according to...

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Special Services teaches more than just job skills

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Leah Lucier, interim deputy director of the Special Services Occupational Training Program at ENMU-R, says, “Every person with a disability needs to know that they also have abilities and capabilities.”  (Courtesy photo)   Several things make the...

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Four times the fun: Archibeque, wife share journey as new parents of quadruplets

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Waylon, Daniel, Ellie and Evelyn, the quadruplets born to Adam and Misty Archibeque. Adam is a Roswell High School graduate. (Courtesy Photo)   When Roswell native Adam Archibeque and his wife, Misty, found out last summer they were expecting,...

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DAR donates books

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Genora Canon, regent of the Roswell chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, recently presented a copy of Rush Limbaugh’s “Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans” to Washington...

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Heavy rains dampen Roswell’s busiest weekend

May 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Enough rain fell during Friday night’s thunderstorms to form this small lake in The Home Depot parking lot on North Main Street. Drivers of trucks and SUVs with high clearance seemed to enjoy taking a jaunt through the water rather than driving around it...

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‘Gritty’ NMMI cadets graduate from Old Post

May 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute cadet Kavon Sharifi, co-valedictorian of the Institute’s junior college graduates, receives a big hug from his grandmother, Georgia Summers, of Midland, Texas, following Saturday’s commencement. (Jeff Tucker Photo)  ...

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Congrats Roswell grads!

May 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Roswell High Valedictorian Katelyn Jordan takes a selfie before delivering her address to the Class of 2014 on Saturday night at the Wool Bowl. The class of 219 seniors graduated under darkening skies, but the rain held off until the very end of the...

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Colyer takes pulpit as lead pastor June 1

May 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Aaron Colyer is set to preach his first sermon as lead pastor of the historic First Baptist Church next Sunday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   A new voice will be heard in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church next Sunday, when Aaron Colyer preaches his first...