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Archive for March 19th, 2014

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    Spring has sprung

    March 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A flower bed at the Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico Archives building is in full bloom as spring officially begins today. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    WIPP officials report second radiation leak

    March 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    New air sampling data from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant indicates there has been another small radiation release. Department of Energy officials say a monitoring station picked up elevated radiation readings around the plant near Carlsbad on March 11,...

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    Medical marijuana distributor awaits state’s green light

    March 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A medical marijuana distributor could legally open its doors at an undisclosed location in Roswell by next week, following a state inspection. Compassionate Distributors of Ruidoso has moved into a building, installed extensive security systems and is ready...

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    Republican Women host magistrate, district judge candidates at luncheon

    March 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left: Chaves County Magistrate Judges John Halvorson, K.C. Rogers, magistrate judge candidate Bobby Arnett, and 5th Judicial District Court Judges Ray Romero and James Hudson spoke Wednesday at the Chaves County Republican Women’s luncheon....

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    Hatch Act violation filed against Snyder

    March 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County sheriff candidate Britt Snyder is facing a federal Hatch Act inquiry, instigated by an anonymous complainant who has charged that he has violated the federal elections rule. The Hatch Act restricts the political activity of employees who work...

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    Investigators seek help in arson cases

    March 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Eleven vehicles have been set ablaze within the past several months in Roswell. Both the Roswell Police Department detectives and the Roswell Fire Department fire investigators are soliciting the public’s assistance in locating the person or persons...

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    State Police investigate fatal accident

    March 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Hagerman woman died early Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle accident on State Road 2 in Chaves County, according to a news release from the New Mexico State Police. Dawnell Salas, 28, of Hagerman, was traveling southbound on State Road 2 in her 2000...

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    Library to host ‘Blood on the Talon’ author

    March 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Col. Ozzie Gorbitz, author and retired Air Force officer, will be at the Roswell Public Library at 2 p.m. on Saturday, speaking about his book, “Blood on the Talon.” Gorbitz has written a history of the 139th Airborne Engineer Battalion, which was an...

  • Della (Adela) Baker

    March 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Della (Adela) Baker, 95, of Roswell passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 17, 2014 at Casa Maria Healthcare Center, Roswell, NM. A rosary will be held at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel at 7 PM on Thursday, March 20, 2014. A Funeral...

  • Ted Carroll

    March 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 21, 2014 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Ted Carroll, age 74, of Roswell who passed away on March 18, 2014. Mike Joy will officiate with interment to follow at South Park Cemetery. Military Honors...