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    Commissioners decline supporting NMAC ‘priorities’

    November 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    By Randal Seyler Record City Editor The legislative priorities of the New Mexico Association of Counties aren’t the same as the priorities of the Chaves County Board of Commissioners. Commissioners declined to support several of the proposed priorities that...

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    CrossFit competition, Food Truck Throwdown come to town Saturday

    November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Tabitha Denny, instructor and owner of CrossFit Vision in Roswell, will host the CrossFit Throwdown this weekend, beginning on Saturday in Cielo Grande Park. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Saturday will bring great food and fitness buffs together at Cielo...

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    Committee declines action on inventory

    November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Councilor and Finance Committee Chairman Caleb Grant refused to approve the city’s fixed asset inventory certification on Thursday when he discovered two reports were incomplete. The fixed asset inventory certification is required as part of the...

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    County, state voters support all bond issues

    November 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    About $169 million in funding for senior citizen facilities, state public libraries and colleges and universities was approved by New Mexican voters during Tuesday’s general election. State bond questions A, B and C asked voters to renew a series of general...

  • QUILTERS-11-6

    Quilters surprise with donation

    November 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sue Freeland, left, president of the Loaves & Fishes board of directors, reacts after hearing the amounts of the donation the Pecos Valley Quilters were making to her agency on Wednesday. Carolyn Mitchell, right, was chairperson for the Quilters’ annual...

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    Media Arts Center program teaches career skills; Film, graphic design students gain ‘real world’ experience

    November 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Alan Trever, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell’s Media Arts Center instructor, discusses the film and graphic design programs at ENMU-R with the Roswell Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Students in the Media Arts Center programs at...

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    Witch way does it go?

    October 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: A young witch tries her magic power of pumpkin bowling for toilet paper at Wednesday’s Fall Festival, held at the First Church of the Nazarene in Roswell. Dozens of little goblins and their parents came out in costume for candy, games, food and hay...

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    Utilities appeal to city for help with clearing easements; City engineer adds requirement of traffic officers for festivals

    October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Officials from local power companies have approached the city for help in reclaiming the utility easements in south Roswell. Representatives from Xcel Energy and New Mexico Gas Company asked the Streets and Alley Committee on Tuesday to look into clearing out...

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    Festivals delinquent in reports, refunds

    October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city Occupancy Tax office is still waiting for reports from several of the city’s major festivals, including the UFO Festival, the Filmfest & Cosmicon and the Fiddle & Griddle Festival, Occupancy Tax Board members were told on Tuesday. “I have...

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    Hondo Little League seeks to add new field

    October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Parks and Recreation Commission discusses the Lions Hondo Little League’s request to add a baseball field, Monday, in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Lions Hondo Little League association asked the Parks and Recreation Commissioners on Monday...