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Local short film chosen as Moby music video

February 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local filmmakers Johnnie Hector, from left, Fernando Urquides and Rick Ortega appear in “Mexicants,” which was filmed in 2013. Hector and Ortega both appear in the short film chosen to be the music video for the Moby song, “Almost Home.” (Courtesy Photo) A taste of Roswell’s film talent is going international. A short film produced [&hellip...

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Film Fest season begins in Roswell

February 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Mayor Del Jurney, left, visits with Renee Roach, center, city marketing director and NM Film Office Liaison, at the 2014 Roswell Film Fest & Cosmicon kick-off event on Friday at the Holiday Inn. (Randal Seyler Photo) A new young filmmakers event...

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Wings for Life, Roswell Police join up

February 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Wings for Life program hosted a class involving the Roswell Police Department at Monterrey Elementary on Feb. 18. Training and Recruiting Officer Lisa Brackeen spoke with the children about various issues. Brackeen reminded the children what to do if a...

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State Police to conduct DWI checkpoints

February 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico State Police will be conducting DWI checkpoints and patrol saturations throughout Chaves, Eddy and Lea counties, according to a news release issued on Thursday. The projects will be conducted throughout the months of February, March and April. The...

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Candidate stories available online

February 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Early voting continues this week at City Hall, 425 N. Richardson. Registered voters can cast ballots from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Feb. 28. Election day is March 4. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eight Voting Convenience Centers will be available...

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Jurney, Kintigh debate leadership

February 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Former State Representative Dennis Kintigh, left, and Mayor Del Jurney shake hands prior to Wednesday evening’s Meet the Mayoral Candidates forum held at the Salvation Army headquarters. (Mark Wilson Photo) Mayor Del Jurney and mayoral candidate Dennis...

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City candidates spend big to win

February 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Several candidates seeking to overturn the mayor and sitting councilors have spent substantial sums of cash in the past month, according to financial reports filed Thursday. Mayoral candidate Dennis Kintigh has spent $33,722 since January — more than four...

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RPD searching for missing man

February 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police are actively searching for a missing Roswell man. Michael Bejarano, 20, has been missing since Feb. 13, and police are looking for Bejarano. “He’s 20, and he’s an adult, but his father hasn’t seen him since last Thursday and he is...

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Meeting discusses raising awareness of child abuse

February 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A planning meeting to raise awareness about child abuse was held at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Thursday evening. People attending included: Shelley Currier from Wings of Life, Mary Colby of CASA, and Virginia Villarreal and Renee Fitts of the New...

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Tumbleweeds take flight

February 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tumbleweeds propelled by high winds fly through the air along Capitan Road northeast of Roswell, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...