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Water in the desert a perpetual problem

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

When completely full, Hoover Dam impounds nearly 10 trillion gallons of water in the artificial lake, making it the nation’s largest. After more than a halfcentury of relative stability, Lake Mead is at its lowest level since it was filled with the completion of the dam in 1935. At under 40 percent of its capacity, [&hellip...

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Fox addresses All Civic Club

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Community volunteers and members of local civic clubs aimed at improving the city, packed the Roswell Convention and Civic Center Tuesday for the 61st annual All Civic Club Luncheon. “When we first started it was called the Tri-Club Luncheon,”...

Daugherty gets 30 years

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments (1)

Aaron Daugherty, 25, received the maximum sentence of 30 years for two counts of first-degree murder to run consecutively. Daugherty was convicted of the June 13, 2009, shooting deaths of Valerie A. York, 25, and Mark A. Koenig, 23. Fifth District Court Judge...

Herrera arrested for murder

November 24, 2010 • Local NewsComments (4)

A Roswell man was arrested and charged with murder after the son of a former Roswell Daily Record publisher was shot and killed Monday night, police said. Stephen Foster, 25, was shot in the head while driving a friend’s van near the intersection of...

Generations of Learning hosts food drive

November 23, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Students at Generations of Learning donated hundreds of cans of food to Community Kitchen, Monday. (Matthew Arco Photo) As Thanksgiving nears, students at a local preschool did their part to help give others a feast by hosting a canned food drive. Hundreds of...

Chief slams city over settlement

November 23, 2010 • Local NewsComments (1)

Roswell’s police chief expressed his frustration Monday with city officials’ decision to recently settle a $1.25 million lawsuit, brought by the family of a mentally ill man who died in police custody in March 2008. Interim Chief Dennis Kintigh...

Reflections

November 21, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Colorful trees surrounding the ramp to the parking deck at 400 Penn Plaza are reflected in a safety mirror, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Las Chismosas donates turkeys

November 21, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

From left, Bernice Martinez, Vickie Pacheco, Priscilla Carrillo, Elouise Ortega and Judith Otero, of Las Chismosas Sisterhood donate 10 turkeys to Johnny Gonzales, of Community Volunteer Program, Friday, for Thursday’s free Thanksgiving dinner. (Mark...

Free flu shots, food at 3rd annual health fair

November 21, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Maria Marquez winces as a nurse administers a flu shot during a health fair at Mesa Middle School, Friday evening (Emily Russo Miller Photo). Schoolchildren came out in droves to trick-or-treat and enjoy free popcorn and cotton candy in the gymnasium of Mesa...

Vehicle Fatality

November 20, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

An El Paso man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle rollover 20 miles east of Hagerman, around 5:30 a.m., Friday. Donald “Chip” Terry, 28, was driving east on State Road 249, when he veered into the southern shoulder of the...