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    Grand jury getting mixed reactions

    August 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A proposal Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh unveiled Thursday to potentially convene a grand jury in Chaves County has quickly drawn interest from citizens and local criminal defense attorneys alike. One woman called the Daily Record Friday morning to find out...

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    Mayor pushes grand jury petition

    August 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh on Thursday becomes the first person to sign a petition to convene a grand jury in Chaves County. The mayor said a grand jury could help in gathering criminal evidence, shield sexual assault victims and greatly reduce the time...

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    Tattoo law getting sketched out

    August 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (4)

    Roswell City Councilor Natasha Mackey, shown here speaking at the Aug. 19 luncheon of the Chaves County Republican Women, is sponsoring an ordinance that would prohibit body art establishments within 300 feet of a school and require all body artists to...

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    Alumni group set to appeal

    August 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The board of directors of the Institute Alumni Association decided Tuesday to appeal a recent district court ruling ordering the alumni group to turn over more than $5 million of its funds to New Mexico Military Institute. The alumni association will keep...

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    Job Corps employee charged with DWI

    August 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Munoz An employee of the Roswell Jobs Corps Center and former corrections officer at the Chaves County Detention Center has been arrested on drunken driving and other charges after an accident Monday night that resulted in the injury of a child. Anthony R....

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    Alumni group ordered to give up $5 million; NMMI alumni group weighing its options

    August 25, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A district court judge has ruled the Institute Alumni Association must turn over more than $5 million of its funds to New Mexico Military Institute, although alumni association representatives said Monday they may appeal the judge’s ruling to the New Mexico...

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    Kidnapper faces 34-year sentence

    August 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chavez A Roswell man who defied a restraining order, broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home, kidnapped the woman and her son, held a knife to her throat as they drove to Hobbs and abandoned their son in a parking lot faces a possible sentence of more than...

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    GOP women like Donald Trump, but leery

    August 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chaves County Republican Women Pam Neal, from left, Joan Ingram and Teresa Barncastle share their thoughts on the GOP presidential race. Not pictured is club member Leilani Stevens, who also participated in the forum. (Jeff Tucker Photo) While Donald Trump...

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    Different ‘Donald’ lauds local GOP

    August 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The first Republican Speaker of the New Mexico House of Representatives in 60 years tells the Chaves County Republican Women Wednesday that the club has become famous and earned a reputation statewide for its work for the Republican Party. (Jeff Tucker...

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    Marijuana farm becoming sticky issue

    August 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The fate of the former Nature’s Dairy plant at 5104 S. Main St. continues to hang in the balance. A zoning board hearing about possibly converting the 9,000-square-foot facility into an indoor medical marijuana farm has been postponed until next month....