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    Pro-marijuana farm ETZ chairman dropped

    May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Royce “Pancho” Maples, center, recent chairman of the Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Zoning Commission, has not been reappointed to the ETZ commission. Maples was one of four ETZ commissioners who voted on May 12 in favor of a zoning change that...

  • Junkman's-property-April-17

    Commission denies junkyard man’s appeal

    May 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The photo above was taken April 17 and depicts Ernest “Rod” Tricarico’s property at 6105 N. Main St. The photo below was taken Thursday afternoon and depicts the same property. Tricarico says he’s been making progress cleaning up the property, but the...

  • -politics

    Council approves $89M budget

    May 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

      The Roswell City Council on Tuesday approved a nearly $89 million preliminary budget, which is on pace to be significant reduction from the city’s first-ever $100 million-plus budget that is in effect. The 2015-16 preliminary budget of $88,898,235 is...

  • guardado-steve

    Murder suspect arrested in California

    May 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Guardado      A Roswell man wanted on a murder warrant for allegedly killing a man outside a Roswell home in October 2013 has been arrested and is awaiting extradition to New Mexico. Steve Guardado, aka “Panson” and “Gordo,” was arrested...

  • Health care committee

    Med students headed to Roswell

    May 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh and Dorothy Hellums, chair of the Mayor’s Healthcare Solutions Committee, discuss efforts to recruit and retain physicians during last week’s committee meeting. Three first-year medical school students are headed to Roswell to...

  • scholarships

    CCRW award scholarships

    May 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County Republican Women have awarded scholarships to students. From left, Danielle Hubbard and Renee Carrica, recent graduates of Goddard High School, Samantha Luna, a recent graduate of Roswell High School, Eric Fouratt, a recent graduate of New...

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    GOP leader: Hillary must be defeated

    May 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Republican National Committeewoman Rosie Tripp speaks at Wednesday’s luncheon of the Chaves County Republican Women. Also pictured is Joan Boué, president of the Chaves County Republican Women. (Jeff Tucker Photo) Republican National Committeewoman Rosie...

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    Proposed marijuana farm withdrawn

    May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

      The applicant for a proposed medical cannabis commercial nursery just northeast of Roswell has withdrawn his application. Marlin Johnson, director of the Chaves County Planning & Zoning Department, said Jon Rose has withdrawn an application to have...

  • -politics

    Trujillo chosen as Dem party boss

    May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

      The Democratic Party of Chaves County has a new chairman who says he’s committed to making Chaves County once again a two-party county. Michael A. Trujillo, a former Chaves County commissioner, has been elected chairman of the local party for the...

  • Master-planners-primary

    Residents sound off on Roswell city planning

    May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Kerry Moore of Roswell said the city needs more venues for children and teenagers during a public meeting Tuesday night about a new city comprehensive master plan. Residents spoke about what they liked most and least about Roswell, and about critical issues...