Archive for January 3rd, 2014

  • New-park

    Under construction

    January 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    City of Roswell employees sod the grounds of a new park under construction at the site of the old Missouri Avenue Elementary School, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Judge delays hearing on horse slaughterhouse

    January 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Santa Fe district judge decided Friday to delay Attorney General Gary King’s request to permanently stop a Roswell company from opening a horse slaughterhouse after his attorneys admitted they were not prepared for the hearing. District Judge Matthew...

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    5K run will benefit injured RPD officer

    January 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Steve Meredith 5K Fun Run to benefit Sgt. Steve Meredith, who was injured in the line of duty, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Cielo Grande, 1612 W. College Blvd. The race will encompass two loops or trails. The first track is about 1 mile long...

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    Dexter Postmaster Clemmons retires

    January 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    In this 2012 photo, Harmon “Chip” Clemmons holds a cashbook used by the post office in Blackdom, founded by black settlers in 1901 and abandoned in the 1920s, in the Dexter Post Office. The relic was discovered in DPO’s archives and passed...

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    Class will offer diabetes prevention help

    January 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Have you been told you might have pre-diabetes? Anyone who made a New Year’s resolution to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes can join the Lifestyle Intervention Course held by the Chaves County Extension Office. An informational meeting will be held at 5...

  • Police Blotter: Child mildly injured in a shooting at residence

    January 3, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Shooting An officer was dispatched around 2:45 a.m. Friday in response to reports of shots fired at a residence on the 500 block of South Lea Avenue. A mother and her four juvenile children were sleeping when a gun was discharged near the residence. Bullets...

  • Jane Russell Oberkampf Davisson Gibson

    January 3, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church for Jane Russell Oberkampf Davisson Gibson, 96 — an ardent traveler who has made her last great earthly adventure in her traveling saga. Rev. Kent Leydens will...

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    January 3, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

    If it ever rains again, we’ll all find out how our rooves survived Tuesday night. [/auth...