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    Brink wins Best in Show with ‘Chilla’

    October 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Hannah Brink holds her rabbit, “Chilla,” who won Best in Show and Best Fancy Monday at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Chilla likes to run around, grabbing everyone’s interest. But Monday, he sat with his legs properly...

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    Nelson celebrates 94th birthday

    September 27, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Morgan Nelson is greeted by well-wishers during his 94th birthday party at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Morgan Nelson arrived at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico’s Archive Building Friday to a...

  • Kintigh

    Kintigh announces mayoral bid

    September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Dennis Kintigh announces from the steps of the Chaves County Courthouse his intention to run for mayor, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Former state legislator and career lawman Dennis Kintigh told a group of friends and supporters gathered in front of...

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    Community welcomes new ILEA class

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Lt. Britt Snyder, right, of the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, welcomes one of the new students from Session 12 of the International Law Enforcement Academy Wednesday during a reception at the Spring River Park and Zoo. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) New...

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    Humane Society to hold town yard sale

    September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Krystal Smith of the Roswell Humane Society holds puppies that are up for adoption. The Humane Society will hold a community yard sale Saturday at the field next to the Wool Bowl starting at 6 a.m. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Lamps, couches, tables, pots and pans...

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    NMMI, Alumni Association get court date

    September 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Military Institute and its former Alumni Association are set to face off Oct. 15 in Eddy County District Court on the Institute’s request to immediately freeze more than $5.2 million in funds. An Eddy County district court judge set the...

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    Manure biogas venture considered

    September 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    AG Power’s plan to convert dairy waste from Chaves County farms into usable biofuel will first include the construction of a plant at the corner of Price Lane and Tumbleweed Road. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) An innovative project to turn Chaves County’s...

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    Legion Riders roll into Roswell

    September 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell’s American Legion Post 28 hosted the arrival of New Mexico American Legion Riders Monday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) American Legion Riders from across New Mexico rolled into Roswell’s Post 28 parking lot Monday afternoon in an effort to ferry...

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    Public meeting set for hunting lands proposal

    September 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The public is invited to a meeting Wednesday to discuss the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s plan this year to again swap public and private lands in southwestern Chaves County for deer and Barbary sheep hunters. The meeting will be held from 6 to 9...

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    Commission OKs manure biofuel plant bond plan

    September 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    County Commissioners approved a plan Thursday to pave the way for an innovative biogas company to begin processing cow manure into usable fuel. The plan would collect Chaves County dairy waste and send it out of town through a pipeline. “These individuals...