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Electric Light Parade makes 20th journey

December 12, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Santa and Mrs. Claus and their dalmatian elf helpers Purty and Freckles make their way down Main Street during the Electric Light Parade Saturday night. (Mark Wilson Photo) Not a creature was stirring Saturday night, not even a mouse — that is, until a firetruck came blaring down Main Street with sirens wailing, kicking off [&hellip...

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Wreaths Across America honors the fallen

December 12, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Servicemen arrange wreaths before the ceremony commemorating fallen soldiers at the Chaves County Courthouse on Saturday morning. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) Dozens of locals braved the cold weather early Saturday morning to honor the nation’s fallen...

UFO experts decry put-down

December 12, 2010 • Local NewsComments (1)

The co-authors of a topselling UFO book are threatening legal action over a recent televised news segment by a CBS affiliate in Albuquerque regarding the famed Roswell Incident. Ufologists Thomas J. Carey and Donald R. Schmitt, who wrote the bestseller...

Streaky sunset

December 11, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Streaking headlights and taillights from vehicles traveling along North Montana Avenue create a surreal scene as the sun sets behind the mountains to the west Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Electric Light Parade turns 20 today

December 11, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

MainStreet Roswell will put on the city’s 20th Electric Light Parade today.The parade will kick off at 6 p.m. on the corner of College Boulevard and Main Street. The theme for this year’s parade is “Light Up The Future.”...

Even in jail, Christmas a special time

December 11, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

For family members of the people incarcerated at Chaves County Detention Center, Christmas can appear bleak. Both the adult and juvenile facilities stay open all day so families can visit. Families are allowed to bring children, but there are no contact...

Fallen soldier’s family treated to trip

December 10, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Jordan Salas and her little brother Ricky, children of Army Pvt. 1st Class Ricky Salas Jr. who died serving in Iraq in 2006, pose with the American Eagle mascot prior to their departure to Dallas Thursday with their mother for a fun-filled weekend courtesy of...

Sign rules move forward

December 10, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

A sign regulation which sparked controversy before it was temporarily put to rest by the City Council in August will return to the chamber floor for a vote in January. City councilors voted 4-2 Thursday to approve authorization to advertise for a public...

RCC cadets graduate

December 10, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Marching in stride, basic class No. 277 graduated from Roswell Correctional Center’s correctional officers training academy Thursday. The ceremony was held at the Roswell Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. “We made it through with minimal...

Kindermusik performs at La Villa

December 9, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Delaney Vander Dussen, 2, decked out in festive attire, performs with other children from Kindermusik with Miss Wendolyn, a music and movement program involving youngsters ranging in age from 18 months to 4 years old, at La Villa Assisted Living Wednesday...