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Archive for October 19th, 2011

  • Thank You Chaves and Eddy Counties!

    October 19, 2011 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

    The Roswell Comfort Keepers office staff includes: front row (left to right) Vanessa Kermode, Shay Norfor, Cindy Lewis, Paula Wilks, Christina Lasiter, Rosalie Duran, Betty Smith, Renee Campbell, Back row (l to r) Ashley Nowak, Marina Lopez, Adis Robertson,...

  • United Way sets goal

    October 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Shelby Toles, 13, daughter of Perry and Sherri Toles, 2011 campaign co-chairs, marks United Way’s current fundraising efforts at 20 percent of its projected goal of $575,000. (Julia Bergman photo) [/auth...

  • Local farmer is one step closer to being green

    October 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Neal Pope, left, gives a tour of a solar array located at Allen Farm in southeast Roswell to Beverly Allen, Lynn Ditto and New Mexico Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) One step toward being green will help a...

  • Students learn character from local leaders

    October 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    New Mexico Military Institute’s Major Eric Evertson reads from a Dr. Seuss book to Washington Avenue Elementary School students Tuesday morning at the Spring River Park & Zoo during a Character Counts! tour. Children from area schools visited the 6...

  • Thieves break into McCoy’s

    October 19, 2011 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Larceny •Police were called to McCoy’s Building Supplies, 2100 S.E. Main St., Monday, where subjects cut the fence to gain entry into the yard and removed seven rolls of white rubberized torch tar paper, valued at $525. Other items were also taken, but...

  • Chaves County Board of Commissioners to meet Thursday

    October 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m., Thursday, at the Chaves County Administrative Center, for its regular business meeting. An item on the agenda expected to create much debate is Resolution R-11-059 concerning the intent of Chaves...

  • Five to be honored at Honoring the Badge event

    October 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Five members of the law enforcement and the first responders community will be honored at the Commissioner’s Chambers in the Joe Skeen Building, 1 St. Mary’s Place, at 6 p.m. today. The event, called Honoring the Badge: Building and Upholding the Public...

  • Peggy Jean Jones

    October 19, 2011 • ObituariesComments (0)

    March 22, 1953-October 15, 2011 Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at Ballard Chapel for Peggy Jean Jones, 58, who passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at her home. Pastor Jerry Beaver of Tabernacle Baptist Church will...

  • Robert LD Vaughn

    October 19, 2011 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A graveside service for Robert Vaughn, of Dexter, will be held in South Park Cemetery Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at 10 a.m. with Pastor Robert Bowls officiating. Robert LD Vaughn of Dexter passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at his residence. He was born Dec....

  • Frank J. Tuffs

    October 19, 2011 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A private graveside service for Frank J. Tuffs, of Roswell, will be held at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Frank Jean Tuffs, 91, of Roswell, passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, in Roswell. Frank was born July 6, 1920, in Deer Creek, Minn., to Frank Monroe...