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Archive for January 28th, 2014

  • Mannequins get a makeover to look more realistic

    January 28, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Dec. 17, 2013 photo, David’s Bridal senior vice president Michele von Plato, right, arranges a dress on a plus-size mannequin in New York. David’s Bridal, the nation’s largest bridal chain, started changing its fit mannequins used to create...

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    Locals consider federal prairie chicken deal

    January 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    This March 2007 file photo provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows a male lesser prairie chicken in a mating stature in the Texas panhandle. (AP Photo) Local officials and the oil industry are cautious about a new deal offered recently by...

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    January 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Blades of grass are encased in ice created by lawn sprinklers on a cold Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    County may see the return of PILT funds

    January 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County may see a return of some $2.8 million in funding that it receives each year from the federal government to offset losses in property taxes for federal lands within its borders. The Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funding was included in a...

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    Wooley to introduce bill to cut aviation sales tax

    January 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    State Rep. Bob Wooley, R-Dist. 66, will introduce a bill today in the state Legislature that, if passed this session, would cut sales tax on commercial and military aircraft sales and services. The move could deliver an economic boost for Roswell and Chaves...

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    Insurance enrollment assistance available

    January 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Assistance with applications for Centennial Care, formerly known as Medicaid, will be available 1-4 p.m. today at the Roswell J.O.Y Center, 1822 N. Montana Ave. Assistance will also be available at 9-3 p.m. Thursday at the Hagerman J.O.Y. Center, 505 Argyle...

  • Police Blotter: Penny jar valued at $100 stolen from public defender’

    January 28, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Larceny • An officer was dispatched Monday morning in response to $100 in pennies reportedly being stolen from the Roswell district office of the New Mexico Public Defender Department. The pennies were kept in a jar, which had been taken. • An officer was...

  • Virginia “Kitty” Mae Maxwell

    January 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Virginia “Kitty” Mae Maxwell peacefully went to be with the Lord on Jan. 12, 2014, in Chandler, Ariz., where she had moved to be with family in 2010. Mrs. Maxwell will be interred with her husband at the Santa Fe National Cemetery, at some time in the...

  • Theresa O’Shea

    January 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Theresa O’Shea, 57, of Littlefield, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Littlefield. She was born Nov. 18, 1956, in Chickasha, Okla., to Evert and Lucille Smith. Theresa attended and graduated from ENMU-Roswell, where she earned her doctorate degree in...

  • Bill Kistinger

    January 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Bill Kistinger, 64, of Roswell, and formerly of Ruidoso passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Roswell. He was born Feb. 19, 1949, at Upland, Calif. to Margaret and Robert Kistinger. He moved to Ruidoso in 2002 from Upland, Calif. He is survived by his...