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    Harvest Ministries, churches getting together for National Day of Prayer

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Christian faithful sing and pray during last year’s National Day of Prayer at the Chaves County Courthouse. (File Photo)   Every year on the first Thursday in May, millions gather across our nation and in 10 other nations around the world for the...

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    Artesia man gets 10 years on federal charges

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    An Artesia man was sentenced Tuesday to 120 months in federal prison on methamphetamine trafficking and firearms convictions. Angel Guadalupe Ochoa, 38, was also sentenced in federal court in Las Cruces to four years of supervised release following his prison...

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    Chaves County DWI arrests for May 1-3

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    RFD Call Log — May 4-5

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   May 4 • At 8:33 a.m., medical call, 3200 block of Mission Arch Drive. • At 11:08 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of Southeast Main Street. • At 12:56 p.m., medical call,...

  • $4K in lost money returned to woman

    May 6, 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...

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    New Carlsbad air service starts in June

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A San Francisco-based air carrier has announced new non-stop flights connecting Carlsbad with Albuquerque and Dallas, beginning June 1. Boutique Air was recently awarded a federal Essential Air Service contract to provide six non-stop round trip flights to...

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    ‘Spa Day’ for elephants in Roswell

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Pampered Pachyderms of the Carson & Barnes Circus are looking forward to their upcoming stop at Roswell’s Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 2500 SE Main St., May 11. On May 11 at 3 p.m., the biggest stars of the Circus are scheduled to receive...

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    May 5, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 8, 2015, at South Park Cemetery for Mark S. Capps, age 60, who passed away on May 3, 2015. Chaplain Tim Arlet will officiate. Mark was born on January 3, 1955, to Sherman D. and Dolores E. Capps in...

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    Lunch with Roswell’s finest

    May 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Officers and detectives from the Roswell Police Department shared lunch with students at various elementary schools Monday as part of “Embracing the Badge,” which will recognize law enforcement officers in Chaves County throughout the month of May....

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    Information sought to locate man wanted in murder case

    May 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Guardado   Information is being sought from the public to help track down a man wanted for murder. Police want to find Steve Guardado, 27, who is wanted for the 2013 homicide of Stoarmy Joel Vargas, 22. Vargas was fatally shot outside a Roswell residence...