Archive for March 24th, 2014

  • New blow for French leader; will he stay course?

    March 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    French President Francois Hollande attends the opening session of the Nuclear Summit in The Hague, Netherlands, on Monday, March 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe, Pool) PARIS (AP) — France’s unpopular president faces a moment of truth after his...

  • Lawyer hired by NC in spill probe represented Duke

    March 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Wednesday Feb. 5, 2014 file photo shows state and federal officials dock after collecting sediment samples as coal ash surfaces on the water on the Dan River in Danville, Va. A coal ash spill from a break in a 48-inch storm water pipe at the...

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    Vet honored for 70 years in Legion

    March 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    World War II veteran John Simons Jr., 91, at left, was honored on Monday by the American Legion for his 70 years of continuous service to the organization. Roswell Post 28 Commander Orlando Padilla, center, and Membership Chairperson Nancy Britton visited...

  • Whispers, secrets and lies? Anonymity apps rise

    March 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    David Byttow, left, and Chrys Bader-Wechseler, are photographed Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the South By Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas. Byttow and Bader-Wechseler co-founded Secret, a new app that lets people share anonymous posts with their...

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    NMED permit delays dairy manure plant

    March 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A plant planned in Chaves County designed to turn dairy waste into biofuel has been delayed at least six months after hitting a snag with its state ground water discharge permit. AG Power broke ground in October on its property at Price’s Lane, with plans...

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    New Mexico Tech presents STEM Day at ENMU-R

    March 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Professors from New Mexico Tech drew a crowd of students at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Monday, presenting a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Day. The interactive presentations included building and flying water rockets, analyzing...

  • NM hunters get big win in federal court

    March 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico residents now have an advantage over out-of-state hunters when it comes to landing licenses to hunt the state’s bighorn sheep, oryx and ibex thanks to a federal court ruling issued Monday. U.S. District Judge...

  • Police Blotter: Man busted for pot

    March 24, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Man arrested on drug charge A 25-year-old Roswell man was arrested in connection with marijuana charges following a traffic stop on Saturday. At about 11 p.m., Roswell Police stopped a red 2006 Chevrolet Malibu in the 100 block of North Washington Ave. Police...

  • Judge considers $25M cash offer for peanut plant

    March 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A last-minute $25 million cash offer is threatening to derail last week’s bankruptcy court auction for a defunct eastern New Mexico peanut butter plant. Sunland Inc. trustee Clarke Coll on Monday asked U.S. Bankruptcy Court...

  • Protest of Albuquerque police shooting planned

    March 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Demonstrators are planning to protest the shooting of a man in the Sandia foothills by Albuquerque police. A coalition of various groups will gather downtown Tuesday evening before marching to Albuquerque police headquarters. Police...