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  • Fishing-3-Joshua

    Gone fishin’

    March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Six-year-old Joshua Woody of Roswell gets acquainted with a 12-1/4 inch rainbow trout he caught. Joshua snared the second largest fish in the annual fishing derby. (Jeff Tucker Photos)   Sunny skies and moderate temperatures prevailed as dozens of...

  • HEKNOWSHISGAS

    Energy expert predicts $1.60 gallon gas

    March 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Dr. Daniel Fine, left, associate director of the New Mexico Center for Energy Policy at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, speaks with local oil men Rory McMinn of Reed & Stevens (center) and Bob Armstrong of Armstrong Energy Corp. after...

  • EZZELLmug

    Gov. Martinez vetoes, signs local bills

    March 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Ezzell   As Gov. Susana Martinez reviews bills recently passed by the state Legislature, two of Roswell’s state lawmakers have already felt both the sting of a gubernatorial veto and the warm political embrace of the governor’s signature. The...

  • Gov-news-conf

    Legislative session ends in political meltdown

    March 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Gov. Susana Martinez speaks with reporters after Saturday’s acrimonious end of the annual state legislative session. Lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on a $270 million capital outlay bill that would have included $6.4 million for infrastructure...

  • TUCKERTOOKIT

    Senate Democrats block GOP agenda

    March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Roswell’s state lawmakers in the New Mexico House of Representatives, Nora Espinoza (left), Bob Wooley and Candy Spence Ezzell, look over the House calendar on the House floor Friday night. House members were expected to stay in session past midnight and...

  • TALK319

    Chaves County’s top cops talk priorities

    March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder speaks about his first months in office at Wednesday’s monthly luncheon of the Chaves County Republican Women. Roswell Police Department Chief Phil Smith also spoke at the luncheon about changes in his department. (Jeff...

  • Land-sale---NMMI-sign---5-23

    Former NMMI cadet Butler behind bars

    March 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A former New Mexico Military Institute cadet wanted on a nationwide arrest warrant has been apprehended and extradited to Chaves County to face a possible revocation of his probation. Chance Butler, 16, of Pampa, Texas, was allowed to serve up to a year of...

  • FORGERY

    Dexter serial forger sentenced to eight years

    March 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Glinis   A Dexter woman who stole checks from her aunt and defrauded a man of his tax refund has been sentenced to eight years in prison for defrauding multiple citizens, businesses and banks in eight different criminal cases. Kristy Kay Glinis, 44, was...

  • ILEA-Wall-of-Honor

    ILEA-Roswell to become top cop shop

    March 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico and International Law Enforcement Academy-Roswell General Manager Frank Taylor talk at the facility’s Wall of Honor in July 2014 when Heinrich toured the academy. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   The International Law...

  • Motorcycle-crash

    Accident on Main Street kills motorcyclist

    March 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell police and firefighters respond to a motorcycle-car crash Friday afternoon on Roswell’s North Main Street. The motorcyclist was killed in the 3 p.m. accident. No other injuries were reported. (Courtesy Photo)   A Roswell man was killed in a...