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Sally Anderson: Art lover, community-minded citizen, treasure

February 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Jonathan Entzminger photo Sally Anderson stands in front of Revolving Door an original painting by her first husband Willard Midgette. Sally Anderson, a community-minded citizen and lover of art, describes herself as an individual born into an upper-middle class family of church-goers who were adjusted to their way of life. What she is: a linguistic...

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‘We love you this much!’

February 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Kindergartners in Diana Carrasco’s class at Pecos Elementary show off their handmade Valentine’s Day cards that will be delivered to dialysis patients at the Southeast New Mexico Kidney Center on Valentine’s Day. Johnny Gonzales, of the...

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...

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...