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Montoya and Montoya enter burglary pleas

February 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Annette Montoya, 39, and Luis Montoya, 39, pleaded guilty to four counts of commerical burglary in District Court, Thursday. The burglaries took place between July 14 and Aug. 14, 2010. Assistant District Attorney Michael Murphy listed the businesses that were victims of the crimes as Cash Now, July 14; Action Auto, Aug. 4; and Montes [&hellip...

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RPD executes warrants in murder case

February 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Police Department executed four search warrants, Thursday, related to the investigation of the Nov. 30 murder of Angel Horton. The 28-year old Roswell man was found dead outside his home in the 500 block of South Ash Avenue. The day of the event,...

NEA rep, Vargas discuss GHS mold

February 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Jonathan Entzminger photo Greg Maxie and Nicole Vargas discuss mold issues related to Goddard High School, Friday. Greg Maxie, National Education Association of New Mexico UniServ Consultant, had a busy day in Roswell, Friday. At 12:30 p.m., Maxie met with...

Pecos kids learn life skills in musical

February 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Pecos Elementary students rehearse a dance number from ZING! Goes My Heart, a production presented by The National Dance Institute of New Mexico, Thursday, at Pueblo Auditorium. (Mark Wilson Photo) Pecos Elementary School and the National Dance Institute of...

RPD arrests, charges child abuse suspect

February 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Police Department arrested Matthew Orona, 23, on charges of child abuse with great bodily harm, Wednesday evening. Doctors from Roswell Regional Hospital emergency department alerted RPD after the examination of a 1-year -old infant revealed that the...

Law would expand county’s investments

February 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A pair of Roswell lawmakers are pushing legislation in the Roundhouse that’s described by local officials as a “Chaves County bill” and would allow broader investments opportunities for local money. Under the proposed legislation, dollars...

Roswell school-based health centers worry about funding

February 11, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The administration for Roswell school district’s school-based health centers say they are worried its funding will be cut further since the state faces a budget shortfall of up to $400 million. “We’re holding our breath along that line...

School board eyeballs a potentially vacant seat

February 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell School Board is already thinking of replacements for newly elected board member Pauline Ponce, should she choose to vacate her seat due to a conflict of interest. Board member Eloy Ortega told the board during its monthly meeting Tuesday that he...

Matthew West will perform at Grace Community Church Feb. 26

February 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Vida productions will present Matthew West in concert, featuring Josh Wilson, Feb. 26, at Grace Community Church, 935 W. Mescalero Road. The Tennessee contemporary Christian artist and Dove Award winner, will perform crowd favorites and songs from his latest...

‘I hope I don’t fall in’

February 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A duck walks gingerly on the frozen lake at Bitter Lake Wildlife Refuge, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...