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Archive for January 21st, 2014

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    Mill levy puts ENMU-R’s programs in the spotlight

    January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Steve Stone Graphic The special mill levy election for Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell calls for property owners to pay to keep the school operating. Some say the added tax is too steep. But others say the extra money to keep the quality of programs and...

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    Maurices on the move

    January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Renovation work continues at the new Maurices, located in the old Rex Audio, Video, and Appliances store at 4531 N. Main, Tuesday morning. The store, which specializes in women’s apparel, is relocating to its new location from the mall and will open its...

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    Enrollment, funding drops at ENMU-R

    January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell has seen a decline in enrollment in the past year as administrators deal with declining budget and staff cuts; however, students pay the most tuition to attend compared to other regional state colleges. A full-time...

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    Accident leaves nearly 1,000 homes powerless

    January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Nearly 1,000 homes were without electricity, Tuesday morning, after a 17-year-old driver rammed into a utility pole at the intersection of East Country Club Road and North Garden Avenue. Around 12:20 a.m. residents up and down Country Club, along Garden and...

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    United Way, Wells Fargo among those accepting donations for shooting victims

    January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    In the wake of last week’s shooting incident at Berrendo Middle School, charitable works and donation funds to benefit the victims abound — leaving many people confused. Chaves County United Way is working in cooperation with Wells Fargo Bank to collect...

  • Police Blotter: Security camera stolen

    January 21, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Larceny • Police responded to an alarm at the medical building, located at 313 W. Country Club Road, in the early hours of Tuesday morning, where subjects stole a security camera, valued at $300. • Police were called to Valley View Elementary, 1400 S....

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    Arapahoe high students to visit Roswell

    January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A contingency of students from Arapahoe High School in Colorado will visit Pearson Auditorium Saturday, at 4 p.m. to show support for those affected by the shooting at Berrendo Middle School. All those affected by the shooting at Berrendo or the Dec. 13...

  • Scene and heard at the Sundance Film Festival

    January 21, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actor Josh Duhamel poses with a resuce dog named Charlie while he and Boston Red Sox baseball player David Ortiz, not pictured, helps launch Pedigree Brand’s “See what good food can do.” documentary-style campaign to help shelter dogs during...

  • B.J. Novak’s ‘picture’ book has no pictures

    January 21, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 photo, B. J. Novak arrives at the 19th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. The actor and author known for his work on “The Office” has a deal with Penguin...

  • Bail $100K for Nev. man guilty in TV crew shooting

    January 21, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A former school teacher was acting in self-defense in 2011 when he fired three shots in the air to warn off crew members of a reality TV production, his lawyer told a jury Monday, Jan 13, 2014. But authorities say Carlos Enrique Barron shot at the production...