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Archive for May 23rd, 2013

  • Rain doesn’t dampen UHS grads’ joy

    May 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    University High graduates wait for their big moment at Pueblo Auditorium after a thunderstorm forced a change of venue from the Wool Bowl, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Support and warmth enveloped the 21 University High School graduates Thursday...

  • Trial centers on calls

    May 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The trial of the State of New Mexico versus Jose Arias entered its fourth day, Thursday, with both the State and defense playing recorded phone calls may by Arias to his spouse Victoria Velasquez-Arias, from Chaves County Detention Center during the period of...

  • County approves interim budget

    May 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Board of Commissioners approved the county’s interim budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year Thursday during a special business meeting. Last week, the board reviewed the interim budget at a workshop during its regular business meeting. One...

  • City backs grant application

    May 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    During a special meeting, Thursday, City Council approved a resolution in support of an application from New Mexico MainStreet for a $100,000 grant toward the renovation of Reischman Park. Councilor Dusty Huckabee, who serves as director of MainStreet...

  • Road constructioni info meeting, 5/30

    May 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A public information meeting regarding an upcoming construction project on North Main Street will be held 6 p.m., May 30, in the Nancy Lopez Room of the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. The meeting will offer details on the proposed work...

  • Police Blotter: Perps nick security cameras

    May 23, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •The police were called to Wise Recycling, 1100 E. McGaffey St., Wednesday, where three security cameras, valued at $200, were reported stolen. •Police were dispatched to the 2400 block of Mesa Avenue, Wednesday, after subjects removed a bicycle, valued...

  • Georgia Lee Varnell

    May 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Georgia Lee Varnell was born Jan. 28, 1927, in Childress, Texas, to Orville and Ola Bell (Thompson) Green, and passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, in Roswell, at the age of 86. She was married to John Franklin Varnell Jr. on Jan. 12, 1944, in Wheeler, Texas....

  • Joyce Brown Chapman

    May 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Roswell icon Joyce Brown Chapman died with great grace in her home on May 11, 2013. Many people knew her as the charismatic proprietor of Chappie’s Hallmark Hacienda in downtown Roswell. Joyce opened her store in 1974 and named it after her husband Chappie...

  • Adopt a ‘forever friend’ at the Roswell Humane Society today

    May 23, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    The Roswell Humane Society is a nonprofit organization which was formed in 1970 for the purpose of preventing cruelty to animals, caring for homeless pets, and the extension of humane education. They are located at 703 East McGaffey Street. The Shelter...