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Archive for September 5th, 2013

  • Regulators approve power plant proposal

    September 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — State environmental regulators on Thursday signed off on a proposal that calls for shutting down part of a coal-fired power plant that serves more than 2 million customers in the Southwest. The proposal was negotiated earlier this year by...

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    Annual prison outreach event hopes to encourage inmates

    September 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer Bringing a little liveliness and fun to the Roswell Correctional Center this weekend, Johnny Gonzales is up to his usual planning and once again has organized an event to help others. In order to encourage the inmates, the...

  • “It’s to let them know society still wants them in ... They are not forgotten, and that’s our message to them: that someone still loves them.”
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    San Antonio adopts disputed gay rights measure

    September 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    AP PHOTO Top The San Antonio City Council listens to testimony before voting on the ordinance, Thursday. SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio’s leaders on Thursday approved anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents, over the disapproval of top...

  • Public Records 09-05-2013

    September 5, 2013 • Public RecordComments Off

    Marriage Licenses Aug. 15 Lucas M. Moreno, 27, and Marissa G. Benavides, 34, both of Roswell. Aug. 16 Chris Lakeith Dean, 49, and Felicia M. Brown, 26, both of Roswell. Reymon M. Arias, 34, and Kathleen A. Werdann, 24, both of Roswell. Joseph E. Murphy, 39,...

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    Ven Voisey to have audio performance at RMAC

    September 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kelly Berrones Photo Ven Voisey presents a multi-channel audio performance within his current Roswell Museum and Art Center exhibition, Unfinished Animal at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. The RMAC, located at 100 W. 11th St., will be holding Voisey’s...

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    P.E.O. awards scholarship to UNM student

    September 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courtesy Photo Local Jerolyn Wagner, a student at the University of New Mexico, recently received a Program for Continuing Education scholarship from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. Wagner is studying for her masters in nursing. Shown presenting the check to Jerolyn...

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    Leadership Roswell presents its next class

    September 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The 31st annual Leadership Roswell Class is proud to present this year’s students selected for the 2014 Leadership Roswell Class. The class runs nine months and meets one Friday each month. The program gives participants the opportunity to learn through...

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    Conceal and carry class this weekend

    September 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A co-ed/all-women conceal and carry class will be offered by the Chaves County Republican Women this Saturday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Spring River Park and Zoo classroom, 1306 E. College Blvd. Park in the north parking lot,...

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    Local veteran to be honored during golf tournament

    September 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Scott Lilley will be one of the honorees at the second annual Elks Supporting New Mexico Wounded Warrior Charity Golf Tournament on Sept. 14. Lilley, a former member of Minot AFB’s 5th Security Forces who was seriously wounded in Iraq in April 2007,...

  • Time for a realistic approach to pot

    September 5, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    We were both surprised and encouraged by last week’s announcement from the Department of Justice that it will respect state laws regulating the use of marijuana. The decision is a welcome move which recognizes the costly and futile federal prohibition...