Archive for August 21st, 2013

  • Roadwork

    Smoothing out the street

    August 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Crews from Mountain States Construction finish up resurfacing North Main Street between College Boulevard and Country Club Road, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Recent rainfall helping ranchers, but more needed

    August 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Recent storms have poured enough water over Chaves County to serve ranchers and green up pastures, but haven’t provided the quantities needed to recharge the aquifer, local water managers said Tuesday. “Things don’t look nearly as bleak as they did,”...

  • New Walgreens program to benefit Community Kitchen

    August 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Walgreens, 1835 N. Main St., has begun a new initiative to benefit Community Kitchen at Saint Peter’s Church, 115 E. Deming St. Each customer will be offered the chance to purchase snacks or food as they check out. “We are trying the item of the month but...

  • State laws are unique, but ever-changing

    August 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico maintains laws not found in other states. For example: it retains the distinction between assault and battery. Assault is behavior that is threatening where no physical contact is made. Thus, if one person shouts at or makes a gesture to another...

  • Police Blotter: Man tries, fails to escape police

    August 21, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Arrested Police apprehended a man, Friday, when the officers answered a call for a burglary in progress in the 900 block of East/West Jefferson Street. According to the RPD, the 49-year-old subject requested medical assistance and was sent to a local...