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Learn to spot a storm

February 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell/Chaves County Office of Emergency Management and the Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club will be hosting the annual Skywarn storm spotter classes March 11 at the Daniels Leadership Center on the New Mexico Military Institute campus. The free classes are taught by the National Weather Service and will include severe weather safety, terminology and...

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Council reviews its work in 12-hour session

February 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell City Council convenes Saturday in the second day of a two-day study session at the Chamber of Commerce. Mayor Dennis Kintigh says he would like to see the same types of comprehensive non-voting meetings conducted annually.  (Staff Photo)  ...

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An asset to the community

February 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Every little bit helps, including bake sales, to keep a community theater going. Edie Stevens, member of the Pasco Valley Rotary Club, gave a presentation last week on the Roswell Community Little Theatre to fellow Rotary members. She said the theater is...

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A grand event

February 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A piano recital was held Friday at the Roswell Museum and Art Center that featured 36 students of local piano teacher Mike Lively. The baby grand piano that was at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art was recently donated to the RMAC. The Anderson Museum...

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Fire Dept. Call Log — Feb. 20-23

February 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Feb. 20 • At 7:36 a.m., fire alarm, 400 block of East Linda Vista Boulevard. • At 7:49 a.m., motor vehicle accident, White Mill Road and East Brasher Road. • At 7:57...

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Roswell man confirmed as secretary of NM Dept. of Vets’ Services

February 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell native and former commandant of New Mexico Military Institute was confirmed Monday as Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services. Retired New Mexico Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Jack R. Fox was unanimously confirmed by the New...

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Boomers, baby!

February 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

During the Baby Boomer Conference and Business Expo, vendors donned costumes. Above: Walk for Hope won first prize for its army attire. (Max Scally Photos) Frontier Medical took third place for its western wear. Do they need to spell it out? These village...

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New Mexico was a land of engagement during Civil War

February 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Author and New Mexico historian Walter E. Pittman, right, chats with Tom White on Saturday afternoon at the Roswell Public Library where Pittman delivered a lecture about portions of the Civil War that were fought in New Mexico. (Jeff Jackson Photo)  ...

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Baby Boomers shake, rattle and roll at annual business expo

February 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

North Spring River Jazzercise instructors and customers bust a move with the audience at the annual Baby Boomer Conference and Business Expo. (Max Scally Photos) The sixth annual Baby Boomer Conference and Business Expo was held Saturday at the Roswell...

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As a Marine, Martinez was a witness to history

February 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Martinez   One of the most famous photographs in American history will deluge the Internet, television and newspapers today and tomorrow. Manuel Martinez was on the island of Iwo Jima 70 years ago and saw when six Marines planted an American flag on...