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  • Voters should support general obligation bonds

    October 29, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    It’s as simple as ABC — Bonds A, B and C, that is. The county’s higher education institutions, libraries and the J.O.Y. Centers all need funding for capital improvement projects. Among the problems that need to be repaired are leaky roofs at both the...

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    The Salvation Army has been serving area for 104 years

    October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Even before New Mexico was a state, The Salvation Army Roswell Corps was serving those in need in Roswell and Chaves County. From providing necessities to the homeless to offering free drug rehabilitation programs, the Roswell Corps has been serving Roswell...

  • Man arrested for assult Monday

    October 29, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    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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    Information about Affordable Care Act provided in Spanish

    October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    PHOENIX — The Internal Revenue Service is announcing several options for Spanish speakers to get information about the tax provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Two recently issued YouTube videos feature IRS Commissioner John Koskinen: Disposición de La...

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    Gov. Martinez appoints new judge in Lincoln County

    October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gov. Susana Martinez on Tuesday announced the appointment of Katie Lund of Ruidoso as a Lincoln County magistrate court judge. Martinez said Lund has more than a decade of criminal justice experience. Lund has previously served as a district supervisor and an...

  • James “Jim” Stevens Hughes

    October 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services will be held for James (Jim) S. Hughes at South Park Cemetery on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 at 1 p.m. Jim passed away on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 in a family home peacefully surrounded by the love of his family. He was born on July 2, 1928 in...

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    Who’s studying whom?

    October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bill Moffitt Photo Brandon Logan, 11, studies the praying mantis that he found while doing yard work at a home near Roswell High School on Saturday. Cooler weather will cause the insects to go dormant but for now, they show no signs of slowing down. [/auth...

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    Sunny sign

    October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bill Moffitt Photo The warm afternoon sun shines on the sign in front of Mountain View Baptist Church, 206 E. Charleston Road, Sunday afternoon while casting a shadow on the front of the church building. [/auth...

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    Students recognized during Character Counts! Week

    October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bill Moffitt Photo Third grade essay winner Galilea Ruiz, 8, gets a hug from Sunset Elementary School principal Mireya Trujillo after reading her winning essay “No Matter How Much You Know There’s Always More to Learn” during the Super Celebration at...

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    Police Taser woman fleeing on bike

    October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Staff Report A Roswell police officer used his Taser on a woman as she attempted to flee him on a bicycle in an alley early Sunday morning. Officers had responded to the 600 block of East Wildy Street in response to a prowler report, according to a news...