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    Child abuse awareness meeting today

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a group is working to host an event to bring awareness to the community. Its second planning meeting will be held at 6 p.m. today at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, at the corner of 19th Street and Union...

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    Officials: Fines ignored, unpaid

    March 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Council candidate for Ward 2, Caleb Grant spoke at the Federated Republican Women of Chaves County public forum held on Feb. 19. He revealed that there are nearly $1.2 million in fines outstanding from Municipal Court. Grant told the Daily Record: “The...

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    Fouratt recalls roots in Roswell

    March 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Fouratt Newly appointed secretary for the New Mexico Department of Public Safety Gregory J. Fouratt could be viewed as a native son of Roswell. His family came to Roswell in 1967 and 1969 to live when his father served in the Vietnam. The family moved here...

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    Fouratt named state secretary of Public Safety

    February 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Veteran federal prosecutor Greg Fouratt, left, speaks to an officer, Wednesday, during an announcement of his appointment to lead the New Mexico Department of Public Safety in Albuquerque. (AP Photo) Gov. Susana Martinez appointed Roswell native Gregory J....

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    Calvert gets 3-year sentence in child abuse case

    February 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Calvert Charity Calvert-Romero, 32, was sentenced to three years in jail, Monday, after pleading no contest charges of intentional abuse of a child and obstructing an investigation. Calvert was charged after the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office found her...

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    Chavez found guilty on several charges

    February 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Chaves County jury found Robert Chavez guilty on charges, including one count of racketeering, one for conspiracy to commit racketeering, two counts of trafficking methamphetamines, two counts of conspiracy to commit drug trafficking, and three counts of...

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    Meeting discusses raising awareness of child abuse

    February 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A planning meeting to raise awareness about child abuse was held at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Thursday evening. People attending included: Shelley Currier from Wings of Life, Mary Colby of CASA, and Virginia Villarreal and Renee Fitts of the New...

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    Snyder discusses law and order issues with public

    February 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chief Deputy Britt Snyder, candidate for sheriff, held a reception at Cattleman’s Southwest Steak and Seafood Restaurant on South Main Street, Thursday evening. Pictured here with his wife, Jean, right, and his campaign manager, Elizabeth Ryan, Snyder...

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    Courthouse dogs help children through trauma

    February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Molly B. came to Roswell to visit with employees at the Chaves County Courthouse on Jan. 14. She stayed to assist with stressed students and parents after the Berrendo Middle School shooting. (Courtesy Photo) Several dogs became stars during the Berrendo...

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    Woman pleads no contest in child abuse case

    February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Calvert Charity Calvert-Romero, 32, pleaded no contest on Feb. 7, in 5th District Court to charges of intentional abuse (without death or great bodily harm), a third-degree felony, and obstructing an investigation of child abuse, a misdemeanor. The charges...