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Archive for March 6th, 2014

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    Bees spring into action

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bumble bees focus on new blossoms at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center as springtime quickly approaches, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Law expected to give dairy farmers more protection

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Local officials hope a new amendment to the state constitution that was signed into law Thursday will protect farmers from costly litigation and help strengthen the region’s stressed agriculture industry. Gov. Susana Martinez signed the Right to Farm...

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    Probes may enter WIPP facility today to seek cause of leak

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Officials at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant say they could begin sending probes into the facility to determine the cause of the radiation leak as early as today. Joe Franco, manager of the Department of Energy’s Carlsbad Field Office, said plans to begin...

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    Woman receives questionable gift card offer

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Roswell woman whose credit card information was stolen in the Target security breach in December received a “too good to be true” offer in the mail last week. Gene Reames, 84, received a postcard stating that if she called a phone number, she would...

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    CCSO announces a series of promotions

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office announced a series of promotions within the department, Thursday. Sheriff Rob Coon said: “We have top quality promotions and new supervisors that will do a great job for the department.” The faces are changing to fill...

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    City working to repair broken water line near elementary school

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell city employees worked Thursday to fix a broken water line at Washington Avenue Elementary School. The repairs resulted in the buses being rerouted to the south entrance and shut down some bathrooms in the school. (Randal Seyler Photo) A broken water...

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    Roswell’s Most Wanted: Johnny Ortiz

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Johnny Ortiz, 39, is wanted in connection with a probation violation. He is described as being 5 feet, 6 inches tall and 156 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. His bond is $100,000 cash only. Anyone with information about Ortiz’s location is asked to...

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    Roswell’s Most Wanted: Aron Sarellano

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Aron Sarellano, 26, is wanted in connection with a charge of criminal sexual penetration of a child. The incident occurred on Feb. 22, on the 1800 block of North Main Street. Through the course of the investigation, officers obtained sufficient probable cause...

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    Nominations sought for leadership awards

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association is soliciting nominations for its 2014 Annual Leadership Awards. Nominations forms are available online at lraa.info. Nomination forms can be submitted in writing (with background explaining how the candidate meets...

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    Police seek kidnapping suspect

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Detectives from the Roswell Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Christopher Gavazza. Gavazza is a suspect in a recent kidnapping case, according to a news release issued Thursday by the police department. At approximately 10:30...