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Governor honors Masterson, true heroes

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Governor honors Masterson, true heroes

Gov. Susana Martinez, center, honored four New Mexico True Heroes on Monday in Albuquerque. They are, from left, Chuck Howe of Angel Fire, Jim Stogsdill of Albuquerque, John Masterson of Roswell and Jan DeMaggio of Albuquerque. (Photo courtesy of Governor’s Office)   A Berrendo Middle School teacher credited with disarming a 12-year-old gunman in a...

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Pearce holds book signing

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Pearce holds book signing

U.S. Steve Pearce held a book signing Monday for his memoir of how he came from humble beginnings on a tiny farm near Hobbs to owning an oil company and being elected to the U.S. Congress. The book’s title, “Just Fly the Plane, Stupid!” refers to...

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Thanksgiving trash pickup

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Thanksgiving trash pickup

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, all city trash containers that are usually emptied on Thursday and Friday must be placed at the curb on Wednesday, Nov. 26. Also, the city landfill will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday, Nov. 28, and will reopen on...

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Salvation Army food drive

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Salvation Army food drive

One-and-a-half-year-old Veronica Riley, 2014-15 New Mexico Overall Infant, raised more than 100 cans of food for the Salvation Army Thanksgiving Food Drive. Veronica would like to wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday. It is important to use this time to...

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Fire Department Call Log — Nov. 21 – 24

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Fire Department Call Log — Nov. 21 – 24

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 21 • At 7:01 a.m., to a fire alarm in the 100 block of South Virginia Avenue. • At 9:36 a.m., to a fire alarm in the 1600 block of South Kansas Avenue. • At 1:20...

Justin Tyler Mendenhall, 27, is a person of interest in the death of Roswell businessman David Duer. He was taken into custody Sunday on a charge unrelated to Duer's death.

Police find person of interest in suspicious death

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Police find person of interest in suspicious death

Mendenhall arrested on warrant in separate case Submitted by RPD Justin Tyler Mendenhall, 27, of Roswell, was taken into custody around 10:45 a.m. today. He is a person of interest in the suspicious death of David Duer, 42, of Roswell. An anonymous tip led...

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Local filmmakers compete to ‘Crash the Super Bowl’

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Local filmmakers compete to ‘Crash the Super Bowl’

“Crazy Stallion,” a local film made for the Doritos Crash the Super Bowl competition, is the story of a horse that gets into a bag of Doritos, and then takes a Mustang out for a spin. The other two films from local filmmakers are “Doritos is Like!” by...

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Deep-rooted flower shop honored by mayor

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Deep-rooted flower shop honored by mayor

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh reads a proclamation Saturday morning outside House of Flowers honoring the 100-year-old establishment in Roswell’s historic district. Kintigh declared Saturday “House of Flowers Day.” Also pictured, from left, are Madlyn...

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Fashion with compassion

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Fashion with compassion

Women look over handmade beaded necklaces at Saturday’s World Market at The Liberty in Roswell. Hundreds gathered at the opening of the World Market Saturday afternoon. The one-night shopping event featured two fashion shows and handmade products made by...

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Fire Department Call Log — Nov. 20-21

November 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Fire Department Call Log — Nov. 20-21

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 20 • At 7:40 a.m., to a medical call in the 1200 block of Hall Drive. • At 7:56 a.m., to a fire alarm in the 1200 block of North Main Street. • At 8:48 a.m., to a...