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Sunken pond construction under way

January 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Crews from the City of Roswell and Box Crane navigate a large rock into place as they create the foundation for a waterfall in the sunken pond at Cahoon Park, Thursday. The new and improved pond will feature the waterfall, fish, water plants and new vegetation. The project should be completed by the end of [&hellip...

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Milburn Dolen, business owner, to run for City Council Ward IV

January 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Milburn Dolen Milburn Dolen, who has served as vice president and president of the Roswell Independent School District school board, says he is running for the Ward IV City Council seat during the municipal election in March. Councilor Amarante Fresquez...

Coon gets probation

January 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (3)

A former Roswell police officer was sentenced to probation Tuesday after pleading no contest to nine charges stemming from his use of another person’s driver’s license to obtain drugs from a pharmacy. Justin Coon was charged with two counts of obtaining a...

Driver’s license bill tabled 5-4, legislators weigh in

January 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Andy Nuñez’s, I-Hatch, bill, which enables only those with a social security number to qualify for a New Mexico driver’s license, was tabled 5-4 on a party-line vote during a House Labor and Human Resources Committee meeting Thursday afternoon. The...

Washington Ave. to close

January 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Starting Jan. 30, South Washington Avenue will be closed from West Hendricks Street to West Tilden Street due to water line construction. The closure will commence at 9 a.m, and the project is expected to last four days. Motorists are advised to seek...

Scenic New Mexico

January 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A road sign warns motorists of a 90 degree turn on S. Nevada Road with the snow-covered Sierra Blanca mountains looming in the background, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Oropesa, Ward I contender, focuses on city growth, accountability

January 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Juan Oropesa Juan Oropesa, former executive director of the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce, said he is running for the Ward I City Council seat during the municipal election in March. Councilor Bob Maples currently represents the ward. A resident of...

Local doctor remembered

January 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell community is inevitably suffering the loss of one of its own; a woman, who under President Harry Truman was appointed to be a second lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps of the U.S. Army. Dr. Joann Levitt passed away in her Roswell home on Jan. 22,...

Legislature to consider driver’s license bill

January 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The House Labor and Human Resources Committee, of which Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell, is a member, will meet today to hear one bill sponsored by Rep. Andy Nunez’s, I-Hatch, which enables only those with a social security number to be eligible to...

BCA Medical Associates receives national recognition

January 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dr. Karen Carson, left, of BCA Medical Associates, accepts a plaque from Irene Krokos, medical director for Molina Healthcare, Wednesday, recognizing the facility for outstanding service to the community. (Mark Wilson Photo) BCA Medical Associates of Roswell...