|RCHS WTC Graduates. (Photo by Debbie Nevins)|
Phillip Ballenger *
Chase Cathey *
Roxanne Covarrubias *
Matthew Davila *
Danielle Dean *
Antonio Gallegos *
Nicholaus Hermosillo *
Elisa Herrera *
Mia Herrera *
Samantha Ortega *
Jesenia Pena *
Makayla Porter *
Korie Rogers *
Olivia Saddler *
Juan Sanchez *
Mireya Sanchez *
Jake Wilson *
|Top Ten Graduates: Front: Korie Rogers, Samantha Ortega, Danielle Dean, Matthew Davila, Nicholaus Hermosillo; Back: Chase Cathey, Jesenia Pena, Jake Wilson, Makayla Porter, Antonio Gallegos. (Photo by Debbie Nevins)|
|Chase Cathey, Valedictorian, and Korie Rogers, Salutatorian. (Photo by Debbie Nevins)|
The Salutatorian is Korie Rogers, who had an overall grade average of 93.74. She plans to attend Texas Tech and major in Finance.
LYNDI WILKINSON FINISHES FIFTH IN 400 AT STATE TRACK MEET
Plowgirl Lyndi Wilkinson wasn’t able to manage the 60.93 seconds she got in the 400 meter run at the Regional Meet, but her time of 61.78 at the UIL State Track & Field Meet in Austin on Friday was still good enough for her to finish fifth in state in the 2A division. The winner was Ryley Haynes of Seymour with a time of 59.55 seconds.
Congratulations, Lyndi, and better luck next year!
ROSCOE POLICE MAKE SECOND I-20 DRUG BUST IN LESS THAN A WEEK
|Confiscated marijuana on the hood of a Roscoe Police vehicle.|
After the driver, a man from El Paso, consented to a vehicle search, Spencer located paraphernalia, which by State law, gave him authority to perform a more detailed search. In an undisclosed location, Spencer found $25,000 worth of marijuana. The El Paso man was transported to the Nolan County Sheriff’s Office for possession of marijuana of over 5 but less than 50 lbs. The 20 bundles of narcotics and vehicle were seized by the Roscoe PD, and the El Paso man's bond was set at $7500.
This second seizure in less than a week will continue to fund the Department with staffing and the latest state of the art equipment, all cost free to the city and citizens. In the past year, the department has added two additional highly qualified and experienced part-time officers, patrol vehicles, and equipment--all to better serve the citizens of Roscoe and made available due to seizures Sgt. Spencer has filed for the Roscoe PD.
WEATHER REPORT: RAINY, HUMID
|Grass is green and puddles fill the streets all over Roscoe.|
The coming week should be more of the same. Daily humidity will range from 75%-88%, and there is at least a 40% chance of rain from now until noon on Sunday. That will increase to 60% tomorrow as a cold front moves through. The high tomorrow is projected to be only 65° with a low of 56°. The rest of the week will see highs in the upper seventies to about eighty with lows in the sixties, unusually mild for late May in west Texas.
Back in January, the NOAA forecast more rain than usual for the southwestern states based on El Niño, and that forecast has certainly been accurate. Although we haven’t had any gully washers like they have in the panhandle and places east of here, there has been an abundance of moisture, and it appears we haven’t seen the end of it yet.
A MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE TO SSGT. GARY W. JEFFRIES
|SSgt. Gary W. Jeffries|
More than 800 troops gathered inside a movie theater on the Army’s Forward Operating Base Marez to eulogize the five soldiers killed. The memorial was attended by top American commanders in Iraq, including Gen. David Petraeus.
Jeffries was a 1990 graduate of Roscoe High School. In the 1990 Gleaner, he jokingly willed to underclassmen his camouflage jacket, his intelligence, his ability to fix a carburetor and change oil, and his cowboy boots. He joined the Army in 1997 and was on his fourth deployment overseas—and his third in Iraq—when he was killed.