Archive for November 16th, 2013

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    Event raises funds, awareness of domestic violence

    November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Bryttini Bitner and her 2-week-old son Maynard attend “Play it Forward,” hosted by the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell chapter of Phi Theta Kappa to promote awareness of domestic violence at the Roswell Convention Center, Saturday. (Mark Wilson...

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    Free memory screening

    November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Cindy Lewis, owner of Comfort Keepers of Roswell, Artesia and Carlsbad, holds a poster promoting National Memory Screening Day. Free memory screenings will be offered to the community Tuesday at the Roswell Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. from 9 a.m.-1 p.m....

  • Army scrapping 4 US chemical weapons incinerators

    November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

    In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, workers continue the process of demolishing chemical waste incinerator at the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, Ala. The Pentagon spent $10.2 billion over three decades burning chemical weapons stored in four states....

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    Painting the flag pole

    November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of the Roswell Eagle Riders begin to paint the flag pole with supplies donated by West Lake Hardware at Memory Lawn Memorial Park, Saturday morning. The Eagle Riders regularly volunteer their time sprucing up the cemetery and are involved in a variety...

  • Dalton Truitt Waldrop

    November 16, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services for Dalton Truitt “Stogie, Cowboy” Waldrop, 81, will be at 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Church of Christ in Dexter, with Robert Bowels officiating. Burial will follow at Hagerman Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the...

  • Leslie Marie Earnest

    November 16, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial service will be held for Leslie Marie Earnest, 50, of Roswell, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Anderson- Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Doug Mills of First United Methodist Church officiating. Leslie passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13,...

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    NMHIX seeks to prevent insurance coverage gaps

    November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Graph showing how New Mexican residents are using the federal health insurance exchange. Below: Graph showing usage of the Small business Health Options Program (SHOP). SHOP is overseen by NMHIX and offers exchange plans to businesses with fewer than...

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    New health plan model available for New Mexicans

    November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    New Mexico is one of 23 states with a unique addition to the health insurance market as part of the Affordable Care Act. In these states, the federal government is funding new health insurance-company co-ops to promote competition among insurance carriers....

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    Job Corps cuts the ribbon on new facility

    November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Job Corps students line up outside the new Administration Building during an open house and ribbon cutting, Friday afternoon. The Administration Building along with the new Trade Building underwent an 18 month remodeling facelift, transforming them...

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    Police Chief Smith brings a different approach to department, community

    November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Police Chief Phil Smith brings more than 28 years and several generations of experience, along with a new perspective, to the RPD. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Roswell’s new Police Chief Phil Smith is pleased with his new post and admits this is part of a...