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Author archives: Bethany

  • Midway center serves community in unique setting

    December 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Danny Sons with his horse Cloud said the success of Midway Youth and Family Development Center is having a safe environment for kids and youth, focusing on physical activity, fitness and education. Children as young as 8 can participate in activities such...

  • ENMU-R grad: ‘Time is precious’

    December 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Donald Fraga, 52, graduated from Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Thursday with an associate of arts degree in human services and a certificate of employability in human services — alcohol and drug abuse studies. Fraga, who dropped out of high school...

  • Driving school closure leaves students in limbo

    December 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell drivers’ education school has been closed, leaving more than 60 students at the school without the permits they were seeking. Crash Course Driving School was closed Aug. 31, immediately after a cease-and-desist order was issued to its...

  • Longtime educator resigns from board

    December 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Thirteen-year RISD school board member James Waldrip announced his resignation from the board at Tuesday’s school board meeting. Waldrip cited a recent decline in his health and mobility (Bethany Freudenthal Photo). James Waldrip, a longtime teacher and...

  • Sand artist Joe Castillo visits local church

    December 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Artist Joe Castillo sits in the sleigh with Santa and Mrs. Claus after his sand art performance on Friday at Grace Community Center at 935 W. Mescalero Rd. Castillo was a finalist on America’s Got Talent in 2012 where he placed fifth in the...

  • Literacy Council hosts holiday dinner

    December 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chris Wildermuth, Baylee Tibbetta from Albuquerque, and Felicia Tahy of Tuba City, Arizona, enjoyed a meal together at the Roswell Literacy Council’s holiday dinner Thursday. Wildermuth volunteers at the Literacy Council and has been helping both teens,...

  • Giving to United Way helps those less fortunate

    December 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Matthew and Patti Bristol are co-chairs of this year’s United Way Campaign. (Bethany Freudenthal Photo) A shofar sounded around 9 a.m. at Great Harvest Ministries on Main Street and Third in Roswell on Thursday morning, summoning around a dozen employees...

  • United Way agencies help Chaves County

    December 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In 2014, a group of 15 agencies assisted 13,308 residents of Chaves County by providing assistance to those in need. Services included feeding the hungry, clothing the needy and assisting the elderly. That means nearly one-fourth of the counties residents...

  • Training in Roswell

    December 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Innocent Umeri, a police officer from Nigeria, left, and David Kaswe, an anti-corruption prosecutor from Nigeria, were welcomed to Roswell at a special reception Tuesday at International Law Enforcement Academy. The students are among a group of law...

  • ENMU-R is debt free, says official

    December 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    During the regular monthly meeting of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Community College Board, President Dr. John Madden informed the board that since June of this year the school is completely debt free. “The primary debts you have at any college are...