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RPD seeks info on child enticement

March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department was called to the 700 block of North Atkinson. March 14, around 8 p.m., after a father observed a Caucasian male in a Jeep Cherokee talking to his children. The 5-year-old was playing in the yard with a friend. As the father approached the children, the subject closed the door to [&hellip...

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Name change given thumbs up

March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council’s Parks and Recreation Committee voted Monday to recommend that the Council rename the Spring River Golf Course to include recognition of acclaimed golfer Nancy Lopez. Raised in Roswell, Lopez learned how to golf from her father, Domingo...

Hobbs sentenced for manslaughter

March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gregory Hobbs Fifth District Court Judge Freddie Romero sentenced Gregory Marvin Hobbs, 23, to the maximum sentence of six years for voluntary manslaughter with a one-year enhancement as a violent offender to be followed by two years of probation. Hobbs was...

Roswell airport gets a new parking lot

March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Del Jurney and Roswell Airport Manager Jennifer Brady prepare to cut the ribbon on the new long-term parking lot at the facility Monday, with help from members of the Roswell Red Coats. (Courtesy Photo) City officials gathered Monday for a ribbon...

21 dogs from same home seized; 18 euthanized

March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Animal Services went to North Sherman Street, Friday, after they received a call about five dogs from a single home running lose. Animal Control officers captured not only the five dogs, but an additional 16 dogs were discovered inside the home being kept in...

The Easter Bunny visits Roswell

March 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Easter Bunny is greeted by youngsters upon arrival at the Roswell Mall, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

WHM’s message: Dare to dream

March 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Barbara Corn Patterson, Andrea Smith and Kaarina Jager, Roswell’s outstanding women for 2013, pose for a photo during Women’s History Month Celebration Brunch, Saturday, at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) Cindy Wilson had an...

Roswell’s mail to be processed in Lubbock

March 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Starting in May, Roswell’s mail will be sent to Lubbock for processing. The United States Postal Service announced the decision last year, in response to declining revenue and use nationwide, said Peter Hass, USPS spokesman for the Arizona-New Mexico...

Spring River may change name to honor Nancy Lopez

March 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council’s Parks and Recreation Committee will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday at the Roswell Parks and Recreation Depatment, 1101 W. 4th St., to discuss renaming the Spring River Golf Course to honor acclaimed golfer Nancy Lopez. Raised in Roswell, Lopez...

Historical Society’s Roger Burnett retiring after 14 years

March 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roger Burnett Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Director Roger K. Burnett is retiring after 14 years. “At the age of 66, it’s time. I want to do some traveling. There are things I want to do with the kids and my grandchildren,” said Burnett....