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    Protesting the PARCC

    March 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Above: Roswell High School students protest this week’s PARCC testing while RHS security and a unit from the Roswell Police Department stand by in the school parking lot. The numbers ranged from 20 to 30 throughout the day as they joined high school...

  • -crime

    Police investigate two gun incidents

    March 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Police are investigating two incidents in which firearms were used against others and that occurred about 24 hours apart this past weekend. The first, labeled as an aggravated assault with a firearm, was on Friday, Feb. 27, at about 10:45 p.m. outside Billy...

  • -politics

    Senate bill would expand IRBs to include housing

    March 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A bill that would expand industrial revenue bonds to housing and energy development industries like the Florida company building a $290 million solar farm in Chaves County was unanimously approved by a state Senate committee Tuesday. A committee substitute...

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    NM State Lands office announces grazing fees

    March 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Commissioner of Public Lands Aubrey Dunn on Tuesday announced 2015 grazing fees on state trust lands would be set at $4.80 per animal unit month, to take effect Oct. 1. The 2014 fee was $3.99. Grazing fees on state trust lands are set by the Commissioner of...

  • dwi-web

    DWI arrests in Chaves County Feb. 28

    March 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Helping the community

    March 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Community Volunteer Program will be donating wheelchairs and ambulatory devices to those in need on March 14. Helping organize the function Tuesday were, from left, Victoria Jackson, Marcella Ratliff, Johnny Gonzales (seated) and Martin Casillas. In...

  • Man arrested after domestic dispute

    March 3, 2015 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • RFD-patch

    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — March 2-3

    March 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 2 • At 7:42 a.m., motor vehicle accident, North Sycamore Avenue and West College Boulevard. • At 8:46 a.m., medical call, 800 block of West Albuquerque Street. •...

  • BM1

    Walk, talk emphasize importance of exercise

    March 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Alice Wagoner, holding microphone, talks to the group gathered at the Roswell Adult Center Saturday about diseases afflicting the black population and the importance of exercise during a Health Walk sponsored by the Black Heritage Committee as part of Black...

  • -politics

    Udall seeking summer interns

    March 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    U.S. Sen. Tom Udall is inviting New Mexico college students interested in gaining legislative or press relations experience to apply for summer internships in his Washington, D.C., office. During the upcoming summer internship program, Udall’s office in...