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Archive for February 26th, 2014

  • budget

    County expects $7 million in capital outlay funds

    February 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Steve Stone Graphic Governments and schools in Chaves County expect to get nearly $7.2 million in capital outlay funds recently approved by the Legislature to help with a number of agencies, projects and improvements. The funding has not yet received the...

  • ILEA

    A warm welcome

    February 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    International Law Enforcement Academy delegates from Albania, Moldova and Romania are welcomed to Roswell during a reception at the Chaves County Administration Building, Wednesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    City strives to stem illegal water usage

    February 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell city water department has begun filing police reports on illegal water hookups, to provide better documentation for the city. “There are not more cases of illegal hookups than in the past, we have just started taking the extra step of filing a...

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    Fouratt named state secretary of Public Safety

    February 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Veteran federal prosecutor Greg Fouratt, left, speaks to an officer, Wednesday, during an announcement of his appointment to lead the New Mexico Department of Public Safety in Albuquerque. (AP Photo) Gov. Susana Martinez appointed Roswell native Gregory J....

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    Residents are using less water after rate increase

    February 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Residents are using less water after last year’s rate increase and after facing another dollar increase in rates this year, the city’s water superintendent told the city’s finance committee Wednesday. The city raised rates by 22 percent, which went into...

  • Police Blotter: Man exposes self to library patron

    February 26, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police responded to an indecent exposure report at the city library on Tuesday afternoon. A 22-year-old woman was in the library doing homework, when she saw a man masturbating behind her, according to police. The woman notified the library personnel,...

  • Rick Mitchell

    February 26, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Rick Mitchell, 67, of Lubbock, passed away Friday February 21, 2014 at his home. He was born July 6, 1946 in Nampa, Idaho to Virgil and Ethel Mae Mitchell. Rick graduated from Middleton High School in 1964. He had lived in Lubbock for the last 20 years. He...

  • Hazel Ann Evans Stuart Wolgamott

    February 26, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Wolgamott, Hazel Ann Evans Stuart entered eternal peace on January, 31, 2014 at the age of 82. She is predeceased by her parents, Aubrey and Alta Evans lifelong farmers of Hagerman, NM, her husbands, O.E. Stuart of Dallas, TX and Marion Wolgamott of Roswell,...

  • Velia Lopez

    February 26, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited at 11:00 am, Friday, February 28, 2014 at Ballard Chapel for Velia Lopez, 78, who passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014 at Mission Arch Care Center. Pablo Martinez of St. John’s Catholic Church will officiate. Velia will be...

  • Samantha Ashleigh Fromhold

    February 26, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    SAN ANGELO ~ Samantha Ashleigh Fromhold left this world Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Samantha was born Aug. 26, 1988, in Roswell, N.M., to Joe and Sharon Fromhold, but she spent most of her life in San Angelo, Texas. Her family moved to San Angelo when she was four...