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  • $20 million facility would be nice, but …

    December 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Councilmen/women and Parks and Recreation Commission: Are you blowing smoke? A $20 million pool and recreation facility would be nice for any city of 50,000. Should the mean income and other economic factors be included in the equation — such as how many...

  • Thanks from Holly-Day crew

    December 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Once again, the 36th annual Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show was a huge success, raising nearly $8,000 to benefit the youth of our area. These funds have been distributed to The Assurance Home, the First Tee Program of Southwestern New Mexico, the Roswell...

  • Defaced license plates a problem

    December 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Have you noticed or observed the number of license plates that are defaced? Between College Boulevard and Wal-Mart the other day, I observed 29 license plates that were defaced. The coloring was gone or partially gone, the letters either barely highlighted...

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    State police participate in zero fatality initiative

    December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    During the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the New Mexico State Police participated in the nationwide “Interstate 40 Challenge Drive to Zero Fatalities” traffic safety initiative. “The goal of the traffic initiative was that a strong law enforcement...

  • Christmas decorations, related items reported stolen

    December 2, 2016 • 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...

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    Roswell Ford helps United Way

    December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sherry Mumford, executive director of United Way of Chaves County, accepts a $5,000 check from Chris Cordero, owner of Roswell Ford. Cordero was making good on his promise to donate $100 for each new vehicle sold during November. The Ford store will make the...

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    Local NMDOT crews are prepared for winter weather

    December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation District Two is ready to tackle cold temperatures and snow-covered roads in southeastern New Mexico. District Two serves 10 counties: Chaves, Curry, De Baca, Eddy, Guadalupe, Lea, Lincoln, Otero, Roosevelt and...

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    Tourism Department wants people to surf for New Mexico holiday gifts

    December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A holiday promotion by the New Mexico Tourism Department hopes to encourage people to buy items and goods produced in the state by offering a web catalog of “New Mexico True Certified” products that can be purchased online. “We know that...

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    School helps with canned food drive

    December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Del Norte Elementary students will be having a canned food and toy drive through Wednesday this week. Donations will be given to Johnny Gonzalez to help the local community during the holiday season. The Student Council and students in the gifted program are...

  • The most important issue facing all mankind

    December 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    There is an ongoing legal issue that all mankind is involved in, yet few humans know what it is. We’ve previously discussed how important the Kingdom was to Jesus, yet this issue is even more important. Do you know what it is? There is a hint in the...