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Archive for March 21st, 2014

  • 50-to-1-premiere

    3 VIPs

    March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left, Mine That Bird owners Leonard ‘Doc’ Blach and Mark Allen, along with actor Bruce Wayne Eckelman, who portrays Bob Baffert in the movie “50 to 1,” arrive at the Galaxy 8 for a VIP premiere, Friday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • MUSTANG-3-22

    Teens learn life lessons in Mustang Project

    March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Captain Jackson, a wild mustang who was caught near the Jackson Mountains in Nevada, is currently part of the Mustang Project at Assurance Home in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo) Mine That Bird is probably the most famous horse in Roswell this weekend, but...

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    Man arrested, suspected of multiple counts of sexual contact with minors

    March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Guajardo  A Roswell man was arrested Friday, suspected of 10 counts of sexual contact with a child. Police arrested Uriel “Rudy” Guajardo, 50, at 9 a.m. in a parking lot on the 2300 block of North Main Street. The incidents involved three female children...

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    Duffey: County 1 of 3 to receive an outstanding audit

    March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    During the county commission meeting Thursday, Heinfeld, Meech and Co. presented the county’s fiscal year 2013 audit report. The report was deemed to be an “unbiased audit” and “the best opinion you can get” by the firm’s representative....

  • wreck

    Vehicle runs red light, four cars crash

    March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell police responded to a four-car accident at the intersection of East Second Street and Lea Avenue at 2:10 p.m. Friday. A pickup truck, sedan, SUV and a passenger van collided after one vehicle ran a red light. No one was injured in the accident, said...

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    County expects to pay less for indigent care

    March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County expects to see little, if any, change in the amount of tax revenue it will send to the state to fund hospital care for patients who can’t afford to pay the bill, following the passage of Senate Bill 268. The bill that was passed in the last...

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    RPD looking forward to accreditation

    March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department has been recommended for full accreditation by the New Mexico Law Enforcement Accreditation Program. Program assessors, which is a branch of the New Mexico Municipal League, completed a three-day onsite assessment of the...

  • Soledad “Socorro” Sanchez

    March 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held for Soledad “Socorro” Sanchez, 73, of Hagerman, NM at 10:00 AM, Monday, March 24, 2014 at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Soledad was called home Thursday, March 20, 2014. Soledad was born July 2, 1940 in Yuriria,...

  • Laura Gadberry Gibson

    March 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Laura Gadberry Gibson, 54, formerly of Roswell, went to her Heavenly home on February 11, 2014. She lived in Farmington, New Mexico. Funeral service was held at Summit Church in Farmington. Laura was born in Silver City, New Mexico to Morris and Betty...

  • Troy Travis James

    March 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    December 8, 1923 – March 20, 2014 Graveside services are scheduled at South Park Cemetery on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. for Troy James, age 90, of Roswell, who passed away on March 20, 2014 at Mission Arch Nursing Home. Reverend Jim Bignell of...