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Luncheon honors first responders

September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 9/11 appreciation luncheon sponsored by Pepsi and Ballard Funeral Home was held Thursday at Roswell Fire Station No. 3 to thank all local first responders for the services they provide to the Roswell community. (Submitted Photo)...

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Planetarium back into orbit

September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Suzie Waldrip, daughter of school board member Jim Waldrip, and Marcus de Thouars, director of the Roswell Museum and Art Center Planetarium, were among the presenters Thursday at the official grand opening of the planetarium, which is jointly operated by the...

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Portion of East College to close for repairs

September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The public is advised that East College Boulevard will be closed from Garden Avenue to Grand Avenue for three days beginning Saturday. The closure is expected to end Monday. The closure will allow the railroad crossing to be repaired and paved. Detour signage...

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The awesome Ms. Pat

September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Thursday was designated “Ms. Pat Day” at the Early Literacy Center on West Alameda Street. Pat Allensworth, right, has been volunteering in the office at the center for the past 10 years. Allensworth puts in about 25 to 30 hours a week and said she enjoys...

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RHS Class of 1974 holding reunion homecoming weekend

September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell High School Class of 1974 will be holding its 40th Reunion Weekend and Homecoming Celebration, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27. ­­ Registration begins at 4 p.m. Friday at the Holiday Inn, 3620 N. Main St. It all starts at 2 p.m. Friday when...

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State police sobriety checkpoints in Chaves, Eddy and Lea counties

September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The NM State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints in Chaves, Eddy and Lea counties through the month of September. Law enforcement efforts continue to show a significant reduction in alcohol related fatalities. This is attributed to the continued...

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Character development teacher workshop to return to NMMI

September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute will again host the Medal of Honor Foundation’s Character Development Program Teacher Workshop for area middle and high school teachers and administrators from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Daniels Leadership...

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Continuity of Care begins scholarship

September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A local group of health care and service providers are preparing to offer a new scholarship through Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell. The Continuity of Care/Cindy Willard Memorial Scholarship will be offered to students pursing careers in health...

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Puzzles allow Cansino to stay active

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Priscilla Cansino has been working on puzzles for about three or four years. Her favorite puzzle is of an underwater scene. After putting the puzzle together she framed it herself and decorated the frame with a blue background and lights. (Dylanne Petros...

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RISD stepping up recruitment to fill 60 vacancies

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

It could be a marriage made in heaven. Roswell Independent School District needs to fill about 60 teaching positions and Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, is seeking jobs for its education graduates. In mid-October, Tom Burris, district...