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Hydrant hit and run

August 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

A fire hydrant was hit by a vehicle behind The Home Depot around 2 p.m. Monday. The water flowed all the way to North Main Street and through 23rd Avenue. Workers arrived within minutes to shut off the water. “We will see if there is any paint on the hydrant and see if we can [&hellip...

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Mud, sun and fun

August 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell turned out once again for the Roswell Mud Sweat and Tears. Runners had to navigate an obstacle course built by the National Guard with help from Roswell Do It Center and Roswell Rental. Proceeds from the event will benefit the local Operation Wounded...

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Former cowboy now wrangles students, ninjas

August 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Capt. Robert Newberry, director of security at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, prepares on Thursday for the return of students to the Roswell campus. (Randal Seyler Photo)   By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record   There’s probably only...

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Extortionist could face 10-year prison sentence; Woman admits role in extortion of prominent Roswell businessman

August 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

A Roswell woman faces a possible 10-year federal prison sentence in connection to a scheme to extort money from a prominent Roswell businessman with whom she had an affair. Stacy Renee Campbell, 30, was charged in August 2013 with conspiring to extort...

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Runners get red, blue and yellow in the face

August 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

(Rey Berrones Photo) An estimated 400 runners race in Roswell’s first color race on Friday evening. Runners ran through color burst stations on the course at Cielo Grande Recreation Area. The run ended at sunset with a color explosion and a glow dance...

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Illegal meeting nullifies city commission vote; Property owners appeal zoning denial

August 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The city Planning and Zoning Commissioners denied a zoning change request, but an illegal executive session by the commissioners nullified their decision, the Roswell City Council was told Thursday night. “I’m not pleased about what has happened,” said...

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Police investigate possible homicide

August 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Police are investigating a homicide after a Roswell woman was found dead in a residence on the 1400 block of East Alameda Street, according to a news release from the Roswell Police Department. Officers received a 911 call at about 8:46 a.m. on Friday and...

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103 graduate from Job Corps

August 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Job Corps Center students celebrated their success on Friday when the Job Corps held its Summer Graduation Ceremony at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. There were 103 students receiving diplomas, and Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell of Roswell was the...

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A sweet cause

August 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Miss New Mexico Jessica Burson visits Dairy Queen as part of the Miracle Treat Day, Thursday. Clients from Tobosa Developmental Services of Roswell were at Dairy Queen eating Blizzards when they got to meet Burson. One dollar from each Blizzard sold was...

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Council OKs capital improvement plan; Missouri Avenue Park to become Altrusa Park

August 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Stacye Hunter, left, receives a copy of the proclamation Mayor Dennis Kintigh, right, read at Thursday’s City Council meeting, declaring Stacye Hunter Day. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The City Council approved a no-frills Infrastructure Capital Improvement...