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Council approves license transfers

August 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell City Council tackled a full agenda consisting of two transfers of ownership of liquor licenses, four Lodger’s Tax funding requests and five planning and zoning cases at its regular business meeting Thursday. A public hearing was held in reference to both transfers of ownership of liquor licenses. The council approved both transfers, one...

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Mortgage scam is criminal matter, now

August 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The woman who may lose her home as a result of a mortgage modification scam run out Florida, has now found herself not only under siege by the same phony law firm that took her for thousands of dollars, but it has started to threaten her. Her plight was...

‘These are the rules’

August 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

New recruits to New Mexico Military Institute stand at attention while reading the school guidelines during their matriculation process, Wednesday morning. High school classes begin Aug. 21, and the junior college starts the following day. Mark Wilson Photo...

Pearce visits Roswell constituents

August 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Steve Pearce cuts the ribbon at the GOP Headquarters during a visit to Roswell, Wednesday. Mark Wilson Photo During the past two days, U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M., has traveled around 700 miles visiting with his various constituents, encouraging them...

RPD wants Cordoba-Lopez

August 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department filed an arrest warrant with Magistrate Court, late Tuesday night, for Joel Cordoba-Lopez, formerly a person of interest. Cordoba-Lopez, 21, is now considered suspect in the double fatal crash that occurred at Southeast Main...

Heinrich vows to protect Medicare

August 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Rep. Martin Heinrich meets with supporters at Cattleman’s Steakhouse while visiting Roswell, Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo U.S. Rep. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., pushed for bestowing a voice to the middle class and putting its members back to work...

Accident claims mother and child

August 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two people died in a traffic accident at the corner of Brasher Road and Southeast Main Street. The driver of an SUV rammed the rear end of a Hyundai, traveling up and over the smaller vehicle. The SUV rolled over and the driver escaped on foot. A Saturday...

Man arrested in animal cruelty incident

August 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (3)

This dog was one of four found at 144 W. Darby, Dexter. Three survived. Two had “healing” burns on their backs. The one seen here was extenstive. One pit bull mix had been beaten nearly to death with a baseball bat. (Jessica Palmer Photo) A Dexter man...

Softball field at Wool Bowl possible

August 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Serious consideration was given to the Wool Bowl girl’s softball renovation project at Monday evening’s Parks and Recreation Committee meeting, after several city councilors showed interest in aggressively moving forward with the project to render the...

Fraud at Tobosa swiftly solved thanks to supervisor

August 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

In late July while paying clients’ bills, Tobosa Developmental Services House Supervisor, Donald Varela, noticed some odd charges on two different accounts. The withdrawals took place over a few short days. The accounts belonged to two separate mentally...