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Nancy Britton as busy now as before she retired

November 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Veteran Nancy Britton was one of the few military females in attendance at Goddard High’s Veterans Day Assembly, Friday. Chaunte’l Powell Photo Back in the late 1950s, women weren’t really seen working outside of the home, let alone serving in the military. Now picture a confident 18-year-old female, several shocked military men and you will [&hellip...

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Pecos hosts service veterans

November 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Michael Murphy of the Patriot Guard shakes hands with students at Pecos Elementary, Friday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Jack Fox and several other members of the Veterans Motorcycle Riders pulled up to Pecos Elementary School on their motorcycles toting large...

Goddard holds annual Veterans Day Assembly

November 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students mix with the Patriot Guard to greet veterans as they arrive at Goddard High School for the annual Veterans Day Assembly, Friday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo Goddard High School students provided a heroes’ welcome Friday for area veterans at the...

4th-graders fashion Hall of Honor

November 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students at Washington Avenue Elementary School check out patriotic artwork created by fourth-graders to commemorate Veterans Day, Friday morning. Mark Wilson Photo The fourth-grade hallway at Washington Avenue Elementary School looked more like a museum than...

Veterans Day Parade Saturday at 10 a.m. Be there or be square

November 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell has the opportunity to honor soldiers young and old at the Veterans Day Parade scheduled to take place Saturday at 10 a.m. This year, Dennis Johnson, Jack Swickard and John Schaffer will serve as grand marshals of the parade and will lay wreaths down...

Oh, boy! Headstart kids to get bicycles from Ride For Bikes

November 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Headstart children will be ready to roll this holiday season after the Eddy County-based charity Ride For Bikes announced its plans Thursday to donate 335 bikes to the Roswell nonprofit organization. Ride For Bikes is made up primarily of employees...

Autumn leaves

November 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Autumn has passed its midway point and the colorful foliage adorning area trees begin to thin out at 400 Penn Plaza, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Adopt-a-Soldier event, Saturday

November 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This Veterans Day weekend, Walmart is working in conjunction with Roswell’s Rocha, Salas, Naylor and Martinez Adopt-a-Soldier Program to make sure those fighting overseas receive a little bit of Christmas cheer this holiday season. The store is hosting an...

Council tables police attorney resolution

November 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council voted Thursday to table a resolution submitted by the Police Department to create a new position of police attorney that would have adjusted the city’s already approved 2013 budget. The council voted 6-4 in favor of voting on the resolution at...

NMCF awards grants to 2 nonprofits

November 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Susie Russell, of the Community Foundation, is showered with hugs from kids at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club after the club received a 2012 Chispa Award, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell Boys & Girls Club and Down Syndrome Foundation each received...