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Archive for September 19th, 2013

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    NMSU field day offers agricultural insight

    September 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Associate Professor and Entomologist Jane Pierce, Ph.D. demonstrates the difference between gland and glandless cotton at NMSU’s bi-annual field day, Thursday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) With 80 acres of various plants, New Mexico State University’s...

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    Roswell welcomes Marshalls store

    September 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Socorro Mendoza takes her granddaughters Mackela Martinez, 2 1/2 years old, and 6-week-old Lexy Martinez shopping during the grand opening of Marshalls, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) It may be the best thing to happen to Roswell since 1947. A...

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    Commission OKs manure biofuel plant bond plan

    September 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    County Commissioners approved a plan Thursday to pave the way for an innovative biogas company to begin processing cow manure into usable fuel. The plan would collect Chaves County dairy waste and send it out of town through a pipeline. “These individuals...

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    Police vehicle clips car, collides with pole

    September 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    A Roswell Police unit crashed into a utility pole near the Cash and Carry after clipping another vehicle. This is third accident between a police unit and a civilian vehicle since Aug. 14. (Jessica Palmer Photo) A police vehicle collided with a pole in the...

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    Councilors weigh options for a city attorney during workshop

    September 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Councilors met Thursday to start weighing the options about whether hiring an in-house city attorney would be more cost-effective than continuing to contract for legal services. The council decided last week to temporarily extend outside attorney Barbara...

  • Estelle H. Yates

    September 19, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    The community of Artesia mourns the loss of Estelle H. Yates, who departed September 16, 2013. Mrs. Yates was an avid supporter of Artesia and leaves behind a legacy of service to the community and the State of New Mexico. Services begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday,...

  • Michael D. Stephens

    September 19, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Michael “Mike” D. Stephens was born in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma on May 12, 1948. He passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center after a brief illness at age 65. Mike was preceded in death by his father and mother, Luther...

  • Barbara Jean Acosta

    September 19, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Born 10/03/40 to Aubrey and Margaret Poss Died 8/29/13. Worked at TMC as a buyer for Spartan Electronics. Enjoyed traveling with loving husband, Ruben, gardening, and church activities, and her last tour shortly before passing with remaining four sisters and...

  • Gerald E. Williams

    September 19, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Ballard Chapel for Gerald E. Williams, 85, who passed Wednesday, September 18, 2013, peacefully at home. Bob Maples, Pastor of United Church of Roswell will be officiating. Gerald...

  • Daniel “Danny” Mainello

    September 19, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., on Friday, September 20, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A Mass of Resurrection is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Daniel “Danny” Mainello, age 47, of Roswell, who...