Author archives: jmclaughlin

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    Rogers looks to continue serving the community as magistrate judge

    April 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Magistrate Judge K.C. Rogers, division 1, a Republican, will face Bobby Arnett in the primary June 3. (Courtesy Photo) Keith “K.C.” Rogers recognized at a young age that good people sometimes do bad things. “That’s something I learned...

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    Board approves grant application request for Tobosa

    April 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Commissioners approved Tobosa Development Center’s request to submit through the county an application for a Community Development Block Grant. The approval was a first step in a long process for the center to seek $500,000 in an effort to...

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    City moves forward with vet cemetery

    April 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Richard Moncrief and Bert Eldridge (McBride Veteran Cemetery board) accept a check for $4,000 from New Mexico Elks Association Veteran’s Service committee presented by Ralph Brown, Roswell Elks Charity Golf Chairperson, on Monday. (Courtesy Photo)...

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    Community expresses ‘deep concern’ over prairie chicken listing

    April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Farmers, oil and gas producers, landowners and concerned residents crowded the Chamber of Commerce Tuesday for a town hall meeting held by Congressman Steve Pearce about the federal lesser prairie chicken listing. Some of the attendees filled the room and...

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    Sheriff candidates speak at CCRW luncheon

    April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left: Chaves County sheriff Republican candidates Gary Graves, Art Fleming, Britt Snyder and Pat Barncastle spoke at the Chaves County Republican Women’s luncheon Wednesday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Protecting county citizens and their...

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    Gov. denies Roswell’s bid for vet cemetery

    April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (2)

    Roswell’s request for a federally designated veterans’ cemetery was denied, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday. The four cities selected for the first phase of the new state program to provide veterans’ cemeteries for rural communities were Angel...

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    Snyder cleared in Hatch Act complaint

    April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County sheriff candidate Britt Snyder was notified by the federal government that he was not in violation of the Hatch Act, he announced Tuesday. “There was never a doubt in my mind I had done anything to violate the Hatch Act, but I had to get that...

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    Pearce to hold prairie chicken town hall today

    April 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Rep. Steve Pearce Congressman Steve Pearce has invited anyone affected by the recent listing by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife of the lesser prairie chicken to join him at 1 p.m. today for a town hall meeting at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce. “You have a...

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    Regional legislators speak at annual lunch

    April 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    State legislators provided attendees with a legislative update from this year’s session Monday at the Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch and Learn. The main topics included explanations of recently passed legislation, education funding, capital outlay, oil and...

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    Vets cemetery work resumes

    April 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Work will resume at the Gen. Douglas L. McBride-Roswell Veterans Cemetery next week as officials look to host a grand opening July 4. Parks Superintendent Ken Smith told city councilors Thursday that he expected work to begin on laser leveling the grounds...