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Archive for January 16th, 2014

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    Berrendo students receive warm welcome back

    January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Supporters of Berrendo Middle School wave flags and yellow ribbons and greet returning students, parents and teachers back to the school Thursday morning, two days after the shooting that injured two students and forced the evacuation and closure of the...

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    Students, community create art for Berrendo

    January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Xanthia Cheney creates a poster to show support for Berrendo Middle School during a Free Art Friday workshop at Roswell High School, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell High School students have joined forces with members of the community to brighten the...

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    Congress passes bill to cut horse slaughter

    January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The monumental spending bill passed by Congress and sent to the President Thursday night would cut spending for horse slaughter inspections in the U.S. Valley Meat Company will continue to fight to open, despite the federal government action. “We’re not...

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    County concerned about the possible loss of PILT funds

    January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    County commissioners expressed concern at their meeting Thursday about the county’s potential loss of more than $2 million in federal funding this year. Chairman James Duffey and Commissioner Greg Nibert will travel to Washington in April to discuss the...

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    Opponents say levy will cost more than thought

    January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The mill levy has its opponents, such as Hudson Boue. “He (President Madden) says that this is not a 200 percent increase. We’re not saying that this is a 200 percent increase in property taxes, but it is a 200 percent increase in millage.” Boue argues...

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    Madden: Mill levy would help sustain programs

    January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

    After the traumatic events of Tuesday, many people may have forgotten that this week they have the opportunity to vote on the mill levy for Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell. Voting machines have been set up at the Joseph R. Skeen building, 1 St....

  • Police Blotter: $22,000 worth of jewelry, cash stolen during move

    January 16, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Larceny • Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of West Summit Street, Wednesday. The 66-year-old victim stated she was moving when someone stole a safe containing $22,000 worth of cash and jewelry. • Police received a report of larceny from Century...

  • Ruth Wade O’Neal

    January 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ruth Wade O’Neal passed away on Jan. 15, 2014. She was born to George and Mabel Wade on Nov. 25, 1919, and grew up on their farm in the Dexter-Hagerman area of Southern New Mexico. She married Burl O’Neal when he returned from WWII and they lived a happy...

  • Manuela Huerta Ruiz

    January 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Manuela Huerta Ruiz, 72, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Manuela was born Dec. 28, 1942, in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Julian Huerta and Ernestina Ruiz Huerta. Manuela was known for her great heart, she accepted and loved all those whom came in...

  • Trinidad R. Chavez Jr.

    January 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service will be held for Trinidad R. Chavez Jr., 85, of Roswell, at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 205 W. Gayle. Mark Cillis will officiate. Trinidad passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Trinidad was...