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Archive for March 18th, 2014

  • Yellen to put Fed’s new leadership on display

    March 18, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this , Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen listens while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. before the House Financial Services Committee hearing. The Janet Yellen era at the Federal Reserve begins the...

  • US stocks jump as worries over Crimea vote fade

    March 18, 2014 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    Trader Kenneth Polcari, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, March 17, 2014. Stocks are sharply higher in early trading following news that output at U.S. factories surged last month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) —...

  • St. Pat’s parades proceed amid tension over gays

    March 18, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    People dress up and enjoy the party like atmosphere during the St Patrick’s day parade in Dublin, Ireland, Monday March, 17, 2014. The world’s largest parade celebrating Irish heritage set off on a cold and gray morning, the culmination of a...

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    Tumbleweeds, wind invade Roswell

    March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Tumbleweeds collected along a property on Berrendo Road. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) This weekend Roswell was subjected to yet another form of alien invasion to go along with the annual spring winds. Gusts were reported in excess of 60 mph, resulting in downed...

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    J.O.Y. Center gets emergency funds

    March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County J.O.Y. Center in Roswell may soon get the repairs it needs after receiving emergency funds from the state. Commissioners are expected to consider authorizing an agreement Thursday that will allow the county to fix an unsightly hole in the...

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    Rep. Women to host county judge candidates

    March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Republican Women will host several judges at its Spring Luncheon Wednesday. Anyone who is interested in attending is welcome. The luncheon includes speeches and discussion with county candidates and guests. Guest speakers will include 5th...

  • Police Blotter: Weekend weather launches trampoline

    March 18, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary • Police were called to the 3000 block of North Delicado Drive, Friday. A window was broken. Replacement costs were assessed at $100. The victim reported $200 worth of items stolen, including a toilet, a shop vac and a tile cutter. • Police...

  • Virginia Jackson

    March 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses on March 22nd at 1:30 pm for Virginia Jackson who went to rest with our Father’s loving grace surrounding her. Virginia passed away peacefully on March 4th with her loving family by her side....

  • Julia Anne Kirby Kidd

    March 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Julia Anne Kirby Kidd, age 83, passed away in Roswell, New Mexico on March 15, 2014 due to complications from congestive heart failure. Julia was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky on August 14, 1930 to Rachel Elvira Wood Kirby and Allen (“Allie”) Porter...

  • Florence Openshaw

    March 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Florence Openshaw, 101, who passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...