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Bake sale to benefit scholarship fund

August 17, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A bake sale will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday near the Farmers Market along Hobbs Street by Life Purpose Karate, with proceeds going to the school scholarship fund at Grace Community Church. Scott Rose of Life Purpose Karate said the sale will continue until sold out. For more information, call Rose at 575-420-...

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Local briefs 8-18-16

August 17, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Small Business Lunch and Learn WESST of Roswell will host a Small Business Lunch and Learn, called the Cycle of the Sale, from noon to 1 p.m. today. The presenter will be Zack Wright, who has worked in residential direct sales for seven years, and taught...

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Planetarium now offering regularly-scheduled programs

August 17, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visitors getting ready to enjoy one of the sold-out laser light shows offered during last month’s UFO Festival. (Submitted Photo) Sara Woodbury Curator of Collections and Jeremy Howe Planetarium Coordinator Opened in 1969, the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium...

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Pence compares Trump to Reagan

August 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence speaks to a crowd of roughly 1,000 people at the New Mexico Military Institute campus Tuesday night during a campaign stop in Roswell. (AJ Dickman Photo) Calling Donald Trump the best hope for conservatism...

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United Way begins 2016 campaign

August 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Danny Sons, president of the Midway Youth and Family Development Center, a center focused on physical fitness and education for youth, addresses attendees at the 2016 United Way giving campaign kick-off Tuesday in Roswell. Seated from left is Sherry...

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Blue Cross Blue Shield helps bring supplies to children

August 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

As part of an employee-driven initiative called Operation Back to School, employees with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Southeast New Mexico on Tuesday delivered school supplies to two elementary schools in Roswell, Missouri Avenue and Nancy Lopez. Pictured are...

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Hobby Lobby is not closing local store, corporate official says

August 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Hobby Lobby store is not closing, according to a corporate spokesperson. The rumor that the Roswell store at 4501 N. Main St. would cease operations apparently began to circulate Tuesday morning due to a discussion on a local music radio station....

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Golf course projected to cost city another $350K; City seeking new manager of municipal links

August 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Even with the likely advent of alcohol sales at Roswell’s municipal golf course, the scenic course along the Spring River is again expected to cost the city more than $350,000 annually to operate and maintain. Tim Williams, director of the Parks and...

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GOP’s VP nominee headed to Roswell; Gov. Mike Pence to hold rally today at NMMI starting at 8 p.m.

August 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is scheduled to speak in Roswell tonight, the campaign of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump announced Monday. Pence, also the governor of Indiana, is scheduled to hold a rally beginning at 8 p.m. in the...

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Back-to-school hubbub

August 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Parents wait at the back of Military Heights Elementary School Monday afternoon for their children. The elementary school students are lined up behind the fence by teachers, ensuring their safety until it’s time to be picked up. (Curtis Michaels Photo)...