Archive for January, 2014

  • Birdbath

    Bird bath

    January 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Birds take an early morning bath while searching for worms in a water puddle, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Vote

    New polling places ready for mill levy election

    January 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The mill levy election Tuesday to answer Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell’s request for additional property taxes has already drawn a surprising number of early voters. Chaves County Clerk Dave Kunko expects 25 percent of the district’s registered...

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    Search continues for city attorney

    January 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city will re-advertise for an in-house city attorney after receiving only two applicants and hearing concerns that it did not advertise sufficiently for the position. “Some concern was expressed that we didn’t advertise widely enough,” said City...

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    2 Dexter men killed in head-on collision

    January 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Two Dexter men were killed in a head-on collision on U.S. Refinery Road in Eddy County when a pick-up truck hit the vehicle they were driving Friday morning. Jonathan Venegas, 20, and Julio Carreon, 33, of Dexter, were pronounced dead at the scene, about...

  • Police Blotter: $1,700 in electronic goods stolen from car

    January 31, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Vehicle burglary • An officer was called to the 3500 block of North Main Street early Wednesday morning in response to the reported theft of $1,700 worth of items from a car belonging to the company for which the victim works. Items stolen included an...

  • James Wylie Rodgers

    January 31, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial service for James Wylie Rodgers, 59, of Dexter, will be at Englunds Funeral Home in Slaton, Texas. James passed away Jan. 31, 2014. James was born June 7, 1954, to Wylie Wallace Rodgers and Betty Helen White in Slaton, Texas. James was a truck driver...

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    January 31, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

    Everything old is new again. [/auth...

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    Guard installation

    January 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A crew from San Bar Construction installs a guard rail over the repaired bridge along E. Mescalero Road that was damaged by September floods. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Councilor Huckabee seeks to ‘build bridges’ if re-elected

    January 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Photo Dusty Huckabee is seeking his second term as city councilor for Ward 1. (Jill McLaughlin) City Councilor Dusty Huckabee remembers downtown Roswell as a place he hung out while his mother shopped at the local stores. He would sit on the hood of her car...

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    Fundraiser for home invasion victim Saturday

    January 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Community organizers will hold a fundraiser Saturday for the victim of a home invasion, burglary and brutal rape that occurred Jan. 4. on Pecan Drive. The fundraiser is slated to take place 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 1 on the west side of Peter Piper Pizza, 2601...