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Braving the cold

November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Amor and her friend, Jose, walk to a nearby bus stop after making a brief visit to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, where the pair sought warmth on a cold and damp Friday afternoon. Snow and freezing rain are in the forecast for the weekend, with temperatures hovering at or below the freezing mark. (Mark [&hellip...

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Harkness receives prison sentence for firearm possession

November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell resident Harley Harkness, 41, was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in a federal prison for unlawful possession of firearms. Harkness will be on supervised release for two years after he completes his prison sentence. Harkness was arrested in March, on...

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Salvation Army to Deliver Thanksgiving Dinners

November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Most people are familiar with the Thanksgiving Dinner held at the American Legion, 1620 N. Montana Ave., where more than a 1,000 gather each year. Fewer people know about the free dinner held at the Sale Barn Café, 900 N. Garden Ave. Some of the elderly,...

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Police Seek Witnesses of Accident

November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department is seeking witnesses to a fatal vehicular accident on the 300 block of East Fourth Street that occurred Sept. 26, according to an RPD press release. The accident occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m. between a truck belonging to a...

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New exhibit by RAIR fellow opens at RMAC

November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jessica Kirkpatrick, a fellow in the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program, opened her “The Sculptor’s Model” exhibition Friday at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Tess Townsend Photo) An exhibition by Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program fellow Jessica...

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Prepping a plane for paint

November 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A work crew cleans a hangar at Dean Baldwin Painting on Wednesday that houses a recently arrived NASA DC-8 test plane scheduled to be stripped of its paint before undergoing maintenance work at AerSale. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Winter weather plows through region

November 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A winter weather pattern that arrived last night is expected to bring sleet, snow and freezing temperatures to Roswell into the weekend. “It’s going to be pretty chilly,” said Chris Luckett, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in...

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Councilors change city’s voting system

November 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City councilors decided to overhaul the voting process for the city’s March elections at a special meeting Thursday night without holding a public hearing. On the advice of City Clerk Sharon Coll, councilors unanimously voted to implement new Voting...

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Mother-daughter duo caught with 40 pounds of pot

November 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Monica Villegas (Left), Beverly Villegas (Right) The New Mexico State Police arrested two women, Wednesday, as part of an interdiction operation to stop drug trafficking. Uniformed officers from Roswell District 3, along with K-9 units, stopped a silver 2013...

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RISD staff rally to oppose new teacher evaluation system

November 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students and educators rally in front of the Chaves County Courthouse, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell Independent School District parents, students, teachers and other classroom staff rallied Wednesday in opposition to a teacher evaluation...