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Municipal Court offers amnesty

April 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Municipal Court again will offer amnesty through this Thursday to those who have fallen behind on paying fines or performing mandated community service. It is a chance to avoid additional fines by establishing a payment plan and getting the opportunity to get back on track with community service. Contempt charges that will result in [&hellip...

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Junkyard property owner says he’s on it

April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ernest “Rod” Tricarico, owner of this property at 6105 N. Main St., says he will clean up the land by Aug. 1. The Chaves County commission last week ordered Tricarico to clean up the property within 15 days or face a lien on the property. Tricarico...

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Hangin’ at the rodeo

April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cowboys literally “head out into the sunset” in the parking lot at the Eastern New Mexico Fairgrounds Saturday during the Bob Crosby Open Ranch Rodeo. (Bill Moffitt Photos)   Cohdy Seely, 5, of Roswell, watches the action at the ranch rodeo at the...

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Morning sun

April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Morning sunlight filters through the branches of a tree and gives a cloud-like effect to the sprinklers as they water a yard in the 500 block of West Hervey Drive Monday. Temperatures are expected to remain in the high 80s this week. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — April. 16-20

April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   April 16 • At 10:13 a.m., fire alarm, 1000 block of South Mulberry Avenue. • At 11 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of West Summit Street. • At 11:50 a.m., medical call,...

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Who let the dogs out?

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Benavidez takes a break from his daily walk to soak in the sun at Cahoon Park Friday. Although legally blind, Benavidez works as a dishwasher at Pepper’s Grill & Bar, 500 N. Main St. His traveling companions provide company and, no doubt, some...

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CCSO: Midway man dies from gunshot

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

An apparent accidental shooting death occurred shortly after midnight Saturday in the Midway area of Chaves County. Sheriff Britt Snyder said Guimel Vasquez, 21, was shot once in the abdomen while at a gathering where individuals were showing a gun to each...

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On the green for green

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A golfer lines up his putt on the green Saturday on the New Mexico Military Institute golf course. All proceeds from the four-person scramble will be used to support Altrusa community service projects, such as the Assurance Home, Tobosa, Boys and Girls Club,...

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Extra class leads Sergio Jimenez to his calling

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jimenez   One local man who learned English as a second language is now the owner of a business and in school to become a school superintendent. Sergio Jimenez, 26, of Roswell, was born the oldest of five children with Spanish as his first language....

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All that jazz

April 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Goddard High School jazz band performs Saturday during a free concert at the newly renovated downtown Reischman Park. Other jazz ensembles also performed and Mayor Dennis Kintigh read a proclamation naming Roswell as a Jazz Appreciation City. The event...