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    Gov. Martinez weighs in on noise complaint

    December 19, 2015 • Local News, State NewsComments (0)

    In this Dec. 14 file photo, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez speaks during a news conference in Albuquerque. Authorities have released dispatch tapes from a noise complaint that led police to Martinez’s hotel room, in which the governor can be heard telling...

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    State sees 10 percent drop in schools with A, B grade

    December 19, 2015 • Local News, State NewsComments (0)

    ALBUQUERQUE — The number of New Mexico public schools graded an A or B dropped 10 percent this year, and slightly more schools received a D or F, according to results the Public Education Department released Friday. The number of New Mexico public schools...

  • 5th grade spirit

    Fifth-graders share Christmas spirit

    December 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Peggy Bohlin, teacher of the gifted for RISD, walks with her fifth grade gifted students to Sunny Acres on Tuesday morning carrying many donations for the seniors who live there and those who had recently gone to a nursing home. There are around 95 apartments...

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    Woman arrested for possession of heroin in syringe

    December 19, 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...

  • drivers

    Drivers for veterans honored at luncheon

    December 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Greg Neal visits with another driver as Alice Wood registers newcomers to the Drivers Appreciation Luncheon at the Roswell Elks Lodge (Submitted Photo). If a military veteran needs to get to a veteran’s clinic, a veteran’s hospital, or to any other...

  • World takes steps to decarbonization

    December 19, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    The St. Louis Post Dispatch Human beings tend to be creatures of the moment, which has made dealing with climate change difficult. Odds are very few of us will be around when vast portions of the Earth become uninhabitable. In the meantime, what’s a few...

  • band concert

    High school band concert brings in donations

    December 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Friends and family of the Roswell High School Band each donated a can of food at Pearson Auditorium on Monday night during the band’s winter concert. The band, under direction of Greg Odom and assisted by Ernest Medina, played “Big Four March,” “At...

  • Berrendo Cheerleaders

    Cheerleaders donate to CASA kids

    December 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Berrendo Middle School cheerleaders donated toys to Chaves County CASA children recently. The girls purchased their own gifts and presented them to CASA’s Carrie Leigh Cloutier after their Christmas party (Submitted Photo)...

  • Compromise part of the solution

    December 17, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    It’s been said that one can be part of the problem or part of the solution. In politics, the solution is often found in the art of the compromise, and that’s what is going to be needed if the New Mexico Legislature is to finally resolve the question of...

  • Thanks for placement

    December 17, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Thank you so much for the layout in the newspaper on Dec. 12, titled “Gratitude for the City, Director of Parks and Recreation.” This was submitted by our family in regard to the handsome sign placed in Dan Carpenter Park, a tribute to our father and...