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Lawrence Brothers IGA honors first responders

June 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Native Air Ambulance sits on display during a Lawrence Brothers IGA celebration to honor first responders, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell’s first responders were honored at Lawrence Brothers IGA, Saturday, allowing a chance for the public to meet those in emergency medical services and thank them for their service to the community. A Native...

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Community gathers, commemorates Juneteenth

June 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

J’Vaughn Johnson, 2, sits on Uncle Wesley Maxwell’s shoulder while watching dad play basketball during the Juneteenth Festival 2012 at Cahoon Park, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Members of the community gathered Saturday at Cahoon Park to commemorate...

Rain, steady progress on Little Bear

June 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Little Bear fire burns in steep, rocky, inaccessible terrain in the White Mountain Wilderness of the Lincoln National Forest near Ruidoso and Alto, June 6. As of Saturday, the fire had consumed more than 38,000 acres, more than 234 structures and was 51%...

Jo Hicks: Paralegal, thrift shop junkie, 4th gen Roswellite

June 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jo Hicks Jo Hicks has been working as a paralegal most of her adult life with a job to help low-income families and the elderly. She can give legal advice and assistance, act as an advocate and negotiate for the client. As a paralegal at New Mexico Legal Aid,...

RPD arrests Mary Beth Lawrence

June 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (5)

Mary Beth Lawrence According to the criminal complaint filed in District Court on Thursday, there have been three reported incidents of harassment or stalking made against Mary Beth Lawrence by the student who accused David Lawrence of touching her sexually....

Clay Walker Country Rocks Pearson

June 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Country musician Clay Walker performs Friday evening at Pearson Auditorium. Mark Wilson Photo Clay Walker brought country soulfulness and hundreds of devoted fans to New Mexico Military Institute’s Pearson Auditorium, Friday, where the artist performed hits...

Progress in Little Bear fire efforts

June 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Considerable progress made along the southern end of the Little Bear fire contributed to yet another five percent increase in its containment Friday, as firefighters continue to build containment lines and cool off the fire front. The fire, 45 percent...

Liquor license approved by CC

June 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The City Council gave its 7-3 approval to a request for a liquor license, to include wine and beer only, for Mi Cabana restaurant, 1622 S. Main St. The owner of Mi Cabana noted that the license would help his business, as many of his customers have asked if...

Elks, Girl Scouts celebrate Flag Day

June 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest present flags during the Elks Flag Day Ceremony at La Villa Assisted Living, Thursday morning. Mark Wilson Photo The Roswell Elks Lodge teamed up with Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest to perform the annual Flag Day...

Little Bear fire 40 percent contained

June 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A burned SUV at a home located on Wolf Springs Loop near Ruidoso shows the devastation caused by a wildfire, Monday. AP Photo Containment of the Little Bear fire climbed to 40 percent after firefighters continued to make headway on eastern and southern...