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Frilly bonnets and Easter finery the order of the day

April 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Christiana and Lydia Schaffer and Bonkers the dog, all decked out in their Easter finery, await the start of the MainStreet Roswell Easter Parade Saturday at the Chaves County Courthouse. (Mark Wilson Photo) About 25 people dressed in their Sunday best marched in the first Main- Street Easter Parade since 1998 in hopes of starting [&hellip...

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Why a bunny and an egg?

April 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Have you ever wondered why a bunny, and an egg? Where does the rabbit get the eggs? Does the capering cottontail mug local chickens? The recently released movie Hop postulates that the rabbit actually produces the jelly beans. Is there another more profound...

Why a bunny and an egg?

April 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Have you ever wondered why a bunny, and an egg? Where does the rabbit get the eggs? Does the capering cottontail mug local chickens? The recently released movie Hop postulates that the rabbit actually produces the jelly beans. Is there another more profound...

VFW Auxiliary Post will close in May

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Women’s Auxiliary Post 2575 announced Tuesday that it will close next month due to lack of participation. President Patsy Silva says the organization has 89 members in Roswell, but only a few are active. “We just have...

VFW Auxiliary Post will close in May

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Women’s Auxiliary Post 2575 announced Tuesday that it will close next month due to lack of participation. President Patsy Silva says the organization has 89 members in Roswell, but only a few are active. “We just have...

Dolen resigns from school board

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A member of the Roswell Independent School District school board announced his resignation Tuesday night, during the board’s regular monthly meeting. Milburn Dolen, who previously served as the board’s president, cited time restraints from his...

Dolen resigns from school board

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A member of the Roswell Independent School District school board announced his resignation Tuesday night, during the board’s regular monthly meeting. Milburn Dolen, who previously served as the board’s president, cited time restraints from his...

Good Friday

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Hundreds of the faithful make a spiritual pilgrimage during the Stations of the Cross at St. John’s Catholic Church, on Good Friday. The Stations of the Cross are part of Christ’s Passion. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Good Friday

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Hundreds of the faithful make a spiritual pilgrimage during the Stations of the Cross at St. John’s Catholic Church, on Good Friday. The Stations of the Cross are part of Christ’s Passion. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Roswell man gets 5 years on meth charges

April 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell resident Jesus Vallejos, 23, was sentenced to five years in prison in Las Cruces federal court in Las Cruces, Thursday, for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and distribution of methamphetamine. Vallejos will serve a fouryear...