Author archives: Rseyler

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    Town Hall raises more questions than solutions

    February 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Community leaders, concerned residents and Turquoise Health and Wellness clients gathered Tuesday at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center to discuss the impending closure of the entity that provides mental health care services for Chaves County. District...

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    ENMMC to pay part of hefty settlement

    February 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell hospital will have to pay its share of a $75 million settlement according to the Justice Department. Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation, along with three affiliated New Mexico hospitals — including Eastern New Mexico...


    TitleMax cuts the ribbon

    February 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Chamber of Commerce Red Coats were on hand Friday for a ribbon cutting at TitleMax, located at 701 S. Main St. General Manager Nadine Ballard and Store Manager Sara Alvarado, center from left, were on hand for the festivities. The Red Coats will...

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    Fundraising effort may have violated county’s policies

    January 31, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office has been calling on local businesses selling advertising for a calendar, but the fundraising effort may have violated county personnel policies. “This is on the up and up,” said Sheriff Britt Snyder via email on...

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    Council OKs film festival funding

    January 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Funding for the Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon was approved unanimously Thursday night by the City Council during a special meeting. The councilors approved a Lodger’s Tax request for $51,000 in funding for the fifth annual film festival and Sci-Fi...

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    Councilors to meet, discuss film festival funding

    January 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    City Councilors will meet tonight in a special council meeting to discuss the $51,000 funding request from the Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon. The city Finance Committee approved the funding request on Jan. 20, and the City Council is considering the question...

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    Board approves funding requests

    January 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The city’s Occupancy Tax Board met on Tuesday to also consider funding for other upcoming events, including more than $78,000 for the Senior Olympics. The Board also discussed Lodger’s Tax requests from the Milkman Triathlon and the Roswell Road Race...


    Three seek seats on Hagerman School Board

    January 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Gray   Moss Three candidates are running for open positions on the Hagerman School Board elections set for next Tuesday. Lois Wilson Stephens, Heidi Gray and Destry Moss are seeking to serve on the school board for the first time. Board members Cody...


    Man accused of choking landlady charged with attempted murder

    January 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sims   A Roswell man accused of attempting to strangle his landlady on Jan. 17 is facing attempted murder charges, according to Chaves County Detention Center booking records. Kirk Sims, 49, reportedly tried to choke a 66-year-old woman at 66 One Horse...

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    Mental health care town hall planned

    January 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Community leaders are going to meet on Feb. 3 to discuss how to respond to the closing of Turquoise Health and Wellness at the end of April. There will be a town hall meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Roswell Convention Center, and everyone concerned about...