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    County’s budget includes 3 percent pay raises

    May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County commissioners unanimously approved an interim $45 million budget on Wednesday morning that includes several new positions and a cost-of-living adjustment for all county employees for the first time in three years. The $44,889,112 interim...

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    ENMU-R students receive national recognition

    May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Spring 2014 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” will include the names of 32 students from Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell who have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders. To qualify, the...

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    Blue Cross, Blue Shield to acquire Lovelace Health Plan Membership

    May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico received its final regulatory approval to acquire Lovelace Health Plan commercial members and the Medicare Advantage contract, according to a news release issued on Tuesday. The transaction is expected to be complete...

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    Land commissioner signs lease for wind farm on state lands

    May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico State Land Commissioner Ray Powell signed a lease agreement Tuesday with Triangle Gallegos, LP, a wind energy company based in Union County and Hereford, Texas, for a wind farm project to be located on about 19,000 acres of State Trust Land and...

  • Police Blotter: Two people injured in Roswell shooting

    May 28, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Detectives from the Roswell Police Department are currently investigating a shooting Tuesday night in which two people were injured. At approximately 10:30 p.m., a shooting occurred on the 900 block of East Alameda Street. A man in his 20s and a woman in her...

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    ENMU-Roswell announces Spring 2014 Dean’s List

    May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The following students were named to the Dean’s List at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell for the spring 2014 semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.25 or higher grade point average while carrying at least 12 semester hours....

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    UFO Art Show set

    May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell’s most famous incident will be the inspiration for a show of art sponsored by The Roswell Fine Arts League and hosted by The Gallery. The UFO Art Show 2014 will be held July 3-6. The reception will be at 1-4 p.m., Thursday, July 3, at the new...

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    ‘Healthy Kids, Healthy Families’ conference

    May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Healthy Kids, Healthy Families, a free mini-conference sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday at the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell campus in the Occupational Technology Center. Learn...

  • Samuel Josiah Ferguson

    May 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Private services will be held at a later date for Samuel Josiah Ferguson, infant, of Seminole, TX, who passed away on May 25, 2014. Samuel is survived by his mother and father: Nick and Natasha Ferguson; a brother: Silas Edward Ferguson; sister: Sheridan Faye...

  • Sharon Harper

    May 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services for Sharon Harper, 75, of Roswell, will be held at 10 a.m. Thurs., May 29, 2014, at the Third and Kilgore Church of Christ with David Heflin officiating. Interment will be in the Grady Cemetery at a later time. Sharon Camille Harper was born...