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    Monterrey Elementary students rally to help those who have less this season

    December 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Vietnam Veterans chapter 968 donated more than 2,500 food items collected by the students at Monterrey Elementary to the Community Kitchen, Monday morning. Pictured from left: Tomas Hernandez, Jimmy Copeland, Frank Carrillo, Leonard Corona, T.J. and...

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    Body identified; Romero a person of interest

    December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Romero The Roswell Police Department reported that it received confirmation from the Office of the Medical Investigator regarding the identity of the male body that was found in a shallow grave in the 200 block of East 12th Street on Wednesday. OMI was able...

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    Tips to help ensure a safe holiday season

    December 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Since October, there have been a total of 149 forced-entry and non-forced-entry burglaries reported to the Roswell Police Department, including 50 vehicle burglaries. Becoming a victim of crime puts a damper on anyone’s holidays. A number of measures can be...

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    Police find body in shallow grave

    December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The pink flags and orange tape mark the spot where the police found a badly decomposed body of a young man near the railroad tracks on 12th Steet. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Roswell Police Department found the body of a man in a shallow grave located in the...

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    DFD embraces season, helps families

    December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Dexter Fire Department played Santa Thursday evening, taking, from left to right, Pedro Salcido, his sister Raina, and Katelyn Johnson Christmas shopping at WalMart, transporting the children in first responder vehicles from their homes in Midway to...

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    Board votes against an agreement Eddy County

    December 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Commission voted against a mutual assistance agreement between Eddy and Chaves counties, on Thursday. Commissioner Kim Chesser noted that law enforcement agencies of the two counties often aided each other. He wondered if it was necessary to...

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    Pearce’s memoirs detail early life of poverty, humility

    December 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Congressman Steve Pearce signs copies of his book, “Just Fly the Plane, Stupid!,” at the Historical Society For Southeast New Mexico, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Congressman Steve Pearce (R-District 2) held a signing at the Historical Society’s...

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    Revenge leaves families haunted

    December 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Vendetta leaves a trail of terror behind for those who have lived through it, and some have decided it is time to speak up, to try and stop the cycle. One grandmother offered to tell her tale, after seeing her family shot at and one family member killed...

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    CCFRW celebrates Christmas

    December 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Republican Women held its annual Christmas luncheon, Wednesday. Loris DeKay told a story about how Santa got his job bringing joy to children for Christmas. Jessica De La Rosa Kirk sang carols. Jean Snyder gave an updated report on the...

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    Revenge attracts youth to gangs

    December 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Revenge can seem inevitable among the combatants. In two recent homicides, the victims’ children witnessed the incident. These are memories they will carry with them throughout their lives and so the seeds of vengeance are planted in the young mind and grow...