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Archive for January 19th, 2012

  • New map pairs Adair, Burt in District 33

    January 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Southeastern New Mexico has once again taken a political hit courtesy of state redistricting plans. On Monday, State District Court Judge James Hall adopted a plan, which is being dubbed as a compromise or bipartisan plan, for the boundaries of state Senate...

  • CEO addresses CoA on RRH sale

    January 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The sale of a Roswell hospital was the main discussion point during the Roswell Commission on Aging meeting at Peachtree Village, Wednesday. The commission had a special guest to explain the sale of Roswell Regional Hospital to Lovelace Health System Inc. —...

  • House passes Feed Bill

    January 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    It was business as usual at the Legislature Wednesday. The second day of the 50th legislative session was filled with bill introductions, both pre-filed and those being presented for the first time. While many bills were introduced on the House Floor...

  • Alamogordo homebuilders plan Roswell development

    January 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    It might be an open field today, but in just a few years it will be the location of 56 brand new homes. French Brothers, a homebuilding company based in Alamogordo, is the driving force behind a new housing development near the intersection of Union Avenue...

  • Cynthia Pearce addresses RWCC

    January 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The dunes sagebrush lizard was at the forefront of conversation at the Republican Women of Chaves County’s membership drive Wednesday afternoon. Republican incumbents, candidates and members of the public gathered at the Sally Port Inn to hear guest speaker...

  • Crime Stoppers pays out $5,120 in rewards in 2011

    January 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Crime Stoppers paid out $5,120 in rewards for tips in 2011. A total of 15 people were apprehended as a result of citizens’ information. Among those apprehended were people wanted for aggravated battery and assault, drug trafficking and...

  • Police Blotter: Snake, golf clubs go missing

    January 19, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were called to the 1600 block of South Adams Avenue, Tuesday. The victim reported a 50-foot Roto-rooter snake, a full set of golf clubs and bag, along with a grey Craftsman tool bag were removed from his shed. The missing items were valued at $2,200....

  • Public Records: 1-19-12

    January 19, 2012 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Jan. 13 Tommy A. Dunnahoo, 45, and Michelle J. Dunnahoo, 41, of Artesia. Ramiro Martinez Jr., 35, and Jessica L. Kerns, 34, both of Roswell. David J. Hall, 70, and Alice O Warder-Seely, 68, both of Hondo. Municipal Court Jan. 16, 2012 Judge...

  • Jerry Sewell

    January 19, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jerry Sewell, 77, passed away Jan. 4, 2012. He was born on June 25, 1934, in Mangum, Okla. He was the son of Clarence and Gladys Sewell. He was preceded in death by his wife Naomi Sewell, who passed away in Roswell, Oct. 13, 1997. He was also preceded in...

  • ABC News to air interview with Gingrich ex-wife

    January 19, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, speaks at the Personhood USA forum in Greenville, S.C., Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News plans to air an interview with the second wife of...