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Body identified; Romero a person of interest

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Romero The Roswell Police Department reported that it received confirmation from the Office of the Medical Investigator regarding the identity of the male body that was found in a shallow grave in the 200 block of East 12th Street on Wednesday. OMI was able to identify the victim using dental records. Family members, who came [&hellip...

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Vet cemetery dedication Dec. 30

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Gene Balderston, Gene Peterson, Ron McKay and Harry McGraw observe the ongoing progress of the development of the Roswell Veterans Cemetery, Thursday afternoon. A dedication for the cemetery will be held Dec. 30. at 10:30 a.m. Donations can be made...

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Addition to RISD graduation policy would expand leniency for students

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Independent School District Board of Education conducted a first reading of an addition to the district’s high school graduation policy during a special meeting Friday. The proposed addition outlines the means through which a student who fails...

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Tips to help ensure a safe holiday season

December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Since October, there have been a total of 149 forced-entry and non-forced-entry burglaries reported to the Roswell Police Department, including 50 vehicle burglaries. Becoming a victim of crime puts a damper on anyone’s holidays. A number of measures can be...

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Police find body in shallow grave

December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The pink flags and orange tape mark the spot where the police found a badly decomposed body of a young man near the railroad tracks on 12th Steet. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Roswell Police Department found the body of a man in a shallow grave located in the...

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DFD embraces season, helps families

December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Dexter Fire Department played Santa Thursday evening, taking, from left to right, Pedro Salcido, his sister Raina, and Katelyn Johnson Christmas shopping at WalMart, transporting the children in first responder vehicles from their homes in Midway to...

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Gotcha!

December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Santa Claus has his beard pulled while visiting Del Norte Elementary after being delivered to the school via a TriState CareFlght helicopter, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Council extends zoning options to East Second St.

December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting Thursday to extend special zoning options to property owners on East Second Street. Amendments to Planning and Zoning Ordinance 10-02 also included the removal of language pertaining to marijuana...

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Board votes against an agreement Eddy County

December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Commission voted against a mutual assistance agreement between Eddy and Chaves counties, on Thursday. Commissioner Kim Chesser noted that law enforcement agencies of the two counties often aided each other. He wondered if it was necessary to...

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Drop in SNAP benefits sends local food banks into overdrive

December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Carl Harrison, driver and warehouse worker for Salvation Army in Roswell, packs a basket of emergency food for a family of four at the Salvation Army Food Bank, Tuesday. (Tess Townsend Photo) Clients were queuing up for shopping carts of emergency food at the...