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Job Corps holds 61st graduation

December 4, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Job Corps graduate Marcella Johnson receives a hug from a fellow graduate during the program’s 61st commencement ceremony Friday at the ENMU-R Performing Arts Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) Members of the Roswell Job Corps, community leaders, as well as family and friends, gave their best wishes and congratulations to the center’s 61st...

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Roswell Boys & Girls Club helps youth

December 4, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

The Boys & Girls Club, a United Way agency, has been in Roswell since 1965. “I can’t imagine our community without the Boys & Girls Club,” said Jaynan McKelvey, unit director for the club. “The kids that come here...

Robert Bryson LeLieuvre

December 3, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Robert LeLieuvre, 66, who passed away Dec.1, 2010. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...

Bell ringers back

December 3, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Marvin Nichols of the Salvation Army greets shoppers at the Roswell Walmart Wednesday morning. Nichols has been a bell ringer for nearly 10 years. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Mother charged for leaving child in car

December 3, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

A 19-year-old mother was arrested Monday and remains behind bars after police say she left her toddler unattended in a car with possible drug paraphernalia within the child’s reach. Veronica Meraz’s 2- year-old child was found in the...

Gavi scores role in NBC series

December 3, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Former Roswell resident Jude Gavi, 41, has been selected to be a permanent marshal in NBC’s new television series “Chase.” Gavi grew up in Dexter where he attended grade school and middle school. He later went to Roswell High School. He...

Roswell Masons build 5th lodge in 122 years

December 3, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Lodge No. 18 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons has erected its fifth Roswell lodge in its 122- year history. The new lodge is located off of West College Boulevard near North Sycamore Avenue. The building project, led by Jarred Hellums of Helco, Inc.,...

91-year-old cyclist hit by vehicle

December 2, 2010 • Local News, NewsComments Off

A 91-year-old man on a bicycle was struck by car travelling southbound on Union Avenue Wednesday afternoon, authorities say. The victim was transported to Roswell Regional Hospital to be treated for his injuries. The driver of the gold Honda Accord LX said...

Flying foliage

December 2, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Jose Pineda clears fallen leaves from the grounds of Washington Avenue Elementary School Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Police investigate homicide, seeking person of interest

December 2, 2010 • Local NewsComments (1)

The Roswell Police Department Technical Services Unit examines the scene of a homicide in the 500 block of South Ash Avenue, Wednesday. The victim’s body was found close to the truck which was towed off to check for evidence. (Jessica Palmer Photo) A...