Author archives: Rseyler

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    Esperanza House closes after losing city funding

    September 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Esperanza House, a safe-house interview program for children who are victims of sexual abuse, has closed, after losing $50,000 in funding from the city of Roswell. The program provided forensic interviewing for abused children and nursing exams for women who...

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    United Way provides scholarships for day care; Family Resource & Referral programs nurture children

    September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Providing quality pre-school care for children is the mission of the Working Mothers Day Nursery, located at 500 E. Bland St., and the United Way of Chaves County helps them accomplish that mission. The nursery is part of Family Resource & Referral, a...

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    Blue Star Memorial marker rededicated

    September 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Veterans Jimmy Montoya and Bill White salute after placing a wreath at the rededication ceremony for the Blue Star Memorial By-Way marker, held by the Home Garden Club of Roswell, Thursday, at the Chaves County Courthouse. The Blue Star Memorial is a...


    Cemetery board reviews vet burial policies

    September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Cemetery Board of Roswell met Tuesday to discuss proposed rules and costs for burial in the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Veteran’s Cemetery. The finalized rules will be voted on during the board’s Oct. 21 meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The proposed...

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    Commission on Aging seeks participants

    September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gen. Jerry W. Grizzle, superintendent of New Mexico Military Institute, discussed General Obligation Bond C, which supports higher education in New Mexico, on Wednesday at the Roswell Commission on Aging meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Roswell...

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    Airport committee discusses funding construction project; Dean Baldwin Painting project held up due to change orders

    September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Airport Committee discusses funding for renovations at Dean Baldwin Painting, located at the Roswell International Air Center, during Tuesday’s committee meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Airport Committee approved seeking state money to...

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    RMAC preparing for Art Block Party

    September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of the Roswell Museum and Art Center Board of Trustees discuss the upcoming Art Block Party & Chalk Art Festival during Monday’s meeting at RMAC. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The staff at Roswell Museum and Art Center is preparing for the annual...

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    NMMI looks for voter turnout in November

    September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Kiwanis Club Students of the Month Krimhilcla Garibay Carranza, left, a high school senior at New Mexico Military Institute, and Zoie White, a senior at Goddard High, listen to Col. David West, chief of staff at NMMI, discuss the upcoming General...


    The rain on Main

    September 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    North Main Street was a lake Friday morning as rain fell in southeastern New Mexico. Chaves County was not included in the National Weather Service flash flood watches; however, Eddy and Lea counties were warned to watch for flooding. Today’s high is...

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    City Council meetings to begin an hour earlier; New city manager attends first City Council meeting

    September 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell City Council meetings will begin at 6 p.m. from now on — a full hour earlier — after the councilors voted to change their starting time following a brief public hearing on Thursday night. “Now this doesn’t mean we have more time,” joked...