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    Electric co-op holds annual meeting

    March 17, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Central Valley Electric Cooperative, which serves rural areas in several counties including Chaves County, is holding its annual meeting today in Artesia. The business meeting will occur at 1:30 pm. at the Estelle Yates High School Auditorium, 215 S. St....

  • Public Records

    March 17, 2017 • Public RecordComments (0)

    Municipal Court Judge Lou Mallion Arraignments Jan. 9 Criminal damage — Richard Proctor; Defendant is fined $179. Disorderly conduct — Matthew Adams; Defendant is fined $179. Failure to appear, unlawful use of driver’s license — Alicia Hernandez;...

  • Councilor has winner with her proposal

    March 17, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Councilwoman Natasha Mackey’s proposed ordinance sounds like a winner. I have wondered for the duration of our mayor’s term if he does not have an enormous ego and sense of self; that whomever worked for our city (did it his way or they were gone.) The...

  • The dubious birth of a bogus conspiracy

    March 17, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Mr. J W Kopp, regarding your claim that NASA and NOAA were recently caught manipulating data (letter published March 7), I did some research, and here is what I found. I found nothing credible about NASA manipulating data. I did find one event involving NOAA...

  • Grow up, liberal college students

    March 17, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I keep reading and hearing about the students in some of our liberal colleges. They are so distraught over the recent election that they need safe rooms, hot chocolate, play dough, coloring books, therapy dogs, etc. This would tempt us to laugh if it were not...

  • A simple fix is being ignored

    March 17, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This Republican Congress is dumping the Affordable Care Act and cobbling together a sad replacement: Trump Care. By simply expanding Medicare, they could have a much better plan. Everyone would be covered and the cost would be much lower because the insurance...

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    RDR reorganizes newsroom as editor prepares to leave

    March 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Daily Record is reorganizing its editorial department as Editor Tom McDonald makes plans to leave the newspaper at the end of April, Publisher Barbara Beck has announced. McDonald, who also owns and manages a media services business on the side,...

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    Anti-hazing bill passed by NM House of Representatives

    March 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    SANTA FE — A bill intended to prevent hazing in New Mexico’s schools has cleared the New Mexico House of Representatives by a wide margin and awaits a vote in the state Senate. The House voted 56 to 2 Monday in favor of House Bill 427, sponsored by state...

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    County to work on Sycamore Avenue

    March 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County Road Department will reconstruct portions of Sycamore Avenue from McGaffey to Summit streets, causing road closure and detours at times, a Chaves County press release indicates. The work is scheduled to begin March 27 and is due to be...

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    Business group visits GOP Women

    March 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Christina Arnold of the New Mexico Business Coalition speaks at Wednesday’s monthly luncheon of the Chaves County Republican Women. Also pictured is Teresa Barncastle, president of the GOP club. (Barbara Beck Photo)...