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Aviation R&D company Xcor considers city as possible home

April 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Xcor representatives Loretta Jackson, Mike Valent and Dan DeLong brought a motorcycle which the company is testing for aviation technologies to Goddard High School, Tuesday. (Noah Vernau Photo) A private aviation company from California is visiting Roswell this week, talking with members from Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development Corp.,...

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GEAR UP educating students on college funding

April 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Goddard High School seniors Christian Salazar, 18, and Rachael Chaves, 18, review GEAR UP pamphlets after a presentation about the grant in the school’s cafeteria Monday evening. (Julia Bergman photo) Goddard High School seniors gathered in the school’s...

Jennings’ name to remain on primary ballot

April 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ruling that substantial compliance was met and there was no evidence of fraud or misconduct, Judge Teddy Hartley, of the 9th District Court in Clovis, ordered that Senate President Pro Tem Tim Jennings’, D-Roswell, name remain on the June 5 primary ballot....

10,000 eggs, 120 seconds

April 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mark Wilson Photo Youngsters scramble for goodies during the annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Spring River Park and Zoo, Saturday. Egg hunting areas at Spring River Park & Zoo provided children with the captivating sights of an Easter tradition, Saturday,...

Walk-about on the lawn

April 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children compete in the egg and spoon race prior to the MainStreet Roswell 2012 Easter Parade at the courthouse, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) An extraterrestrial donning a bunny costume can only mean one thing: Spring has arrived in Roswell. But it isn’t...

Miss Roswell to run in marathon, April 21

April 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kelci Johnston (Courtesy Photo) Kelci Johnston does not allow anything to keep her from the finish line — whether it’s the goal of an actual race, recuperating from a car accident, or the Miss Roswell title. On April 21, Johnston’s “finish line”...

Red Bull daredevil event focuses attention on city

April 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The balloon from which Felix Baumgartner jumped 71,581 feet over Roswell on March 15 is readied at RIAC for the event. (Courtesy Photo) Red Bull Stratos might bring more than intrigue to Roswell. Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development Corp. executive...

Altrusa Easter Bunnies arrive with many baskets for Assurance Home kids

April 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Alycia Miller and Jean Snyder, of the Assurance Home, receive a visit from Easter basket-laden Altrusas Joan Blodgett and Gail Lucier, Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Altrusa Club of Roswell delivered Easter baskets to the Assurance Home...

CASA volunteer Sara Armstrong has long-standing interest in kids

April 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sara Armstrong Sara Armstrong remembers her first case as a Chaves County CASA volunteer. “It was a child who nobody thought would turn out to be anything, and he is an incredible person now, has just bloomed. The foster parents ended up adopting him. He...

RPD arrests Sigala after stand-off

April 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police arrest Jacob Sigala after a stand-off that lasted nearly 3 hours at 1302 W. Eighth, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) A stand-off occurred at 1302 W. Eighth Street on Thursday, shortly after police responded to an alarm call at 9:46 a.m. While en...