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    NMMI memorial service honors Knowles

    September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A memorial service was held in Pearson Auditorium at New Mexico Military Institute Thursday, to honor Lt. Gen. Richard T. Knowles (ret). Knowles passed away at the age of 96 at his home in Roswell last week. The decorated general served in World War II, the...

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    Seminar shares marketing tips

    September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Jackie Snyder of the marketing firm JaxMarcomm, gives a marketing seminar to members of the community, Thursday, at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce. (Mark Wilson Photo) Marketing doesn’t just involve Super Bowl commercials and flying blimps; although, most...

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    SO investigating case of possible child abuse

    September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case of possible child abuse. A five-month-old girl was brought to a local hospital on Sept. 13, because of seizures. Preliminary examination also indicated internal injuries. “The child was flown to...

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    Readers ‘raise the roof’ at Pecos Elementary

    September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Families learned about how to promote reading at home at Pecos Elementary School Wednesday night, as part of a Readers Raise the Roof! workshop being held at elementary schools throughout New Mexico. Readers Raise the Roof! is a one and a half hour program...

  • Public Records: 9-27-13

    September 26, 2013 • Public RecordComments (0)

    Municipal Court Sept. 16 Judge Larry Loy Arraignments Failure to appear on traffic citations — Luis Hinojosa, 506 W. Hendricks; fined $60; citations on hold. Failure to comply with community service — Luis Hinojosa, 506 W. Hendricks; fined $129 and 7 days...

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    Raising the flag

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Ruben Guerra, left, and Oscar Marcus of Grady Henly Decorators out of Lubbock, raise one of 170 flags along the perimeter of the fairgrounds, readying for next week’s Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    Community welcomes new ILEA class

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Lt. Britt Snyder, right, of the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, welcomes one of the new students from Session 12 of the International Law Enforcement Academy Wednesday during a reception at the Spring River Park and Zoo. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) New...

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    Literacy Council helps students with reading, math skills

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies that receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign.  Dictionaries may provide the gift of words, but reading is the...

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    Leprino to offer plant tours during festival

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Technical Training Supervisor Alisa Kennedy looks into one of 16 vats that separates curds from whey at Roswell’s Leprino Foods Cheese Plant. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Cheese. We use it for so many things: pizza, pasta, Hot Pockets. But where does it actually...

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    Humane Society to hold town yard sale

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Krystal Smith of the Roswell Humane Society holds puppies that are up for adoption. The Humane Society will hold a community yard sale Saturday at the field next to the Wool Bowl starting at 6 a.m. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Lamps, couches, tables, pots and pans...