Author archives: ttownsend

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    CAFOweb named a Top 10 new product

    January 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    CAFOweb Compliance Inspector Porter Beene and Glorieta Geoscience, Inc. Senior Environmental Scientist Shawna Perry demonstrate the use of CAFOweb nutrient compliance and management software at P7 Dairy in Roswell. (Mark Wilson Photo) A small New Mexico...

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    Walmart customer cut by hidden razor on shopping cart handle

    January 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A woman cut by a razor hidden on the handle of a shopping cart at the Walmart Supercenter shows her wounded finger, now bandaged. (Tess Townsend photo) The story sounds like an urban legend. A Walmart Supercenter customer said she was cut by a razor blade...

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    Officials: DWIs trending down

    January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Steve Stone Graphic Data from law enforcement agencies show a general downward trend in driving while intoxicated (DWI) arrests in Chaves County over the past five years. Total combined DWI arrests in Chaves County for law enforcement agencies Roswell Police...

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    Teenager arrested in Roswell for attempted murder

    January 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kenneth Whiteside pictured above Tess Townsend Record Staff Writer Roswell Police Department officers arrested a teenager Saturday morning for the rape and stabbing of a 40-year-old victim and burglarization of the victim’s home on Pecan Drive, leaving the...

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    Dexter Postmaster Clemmons retires

    January 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    In this 2012 photo, Harmon “Chip” Clemmons holds a cashbook used by the post office in Blackdom, founded by black settlers in 1901 and abandoned in the 1920s, in the Dexter Post Office. The relic was discovered in DPO’s archives and passed...

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    DWI arrests up for 2014 New Year holiday

    January 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Law enforcement reported six arrests in Chaves County for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol over the New Year holiday, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Two incidents occurred in Roswell and four outside city limits. Only one DWI occurred last year over the...

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    Local author Arias inspired by family, gardening and faith

    December 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Veronica Arias stands with a display of her recently published book, “Letters from the Garden: A Spiritual Journey,” Dec. 12 at the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Tareada at the American Legion. (Courtesy Photo) Veronica Arias...

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    Health insurance mandate has been dropped for some

    December 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Some who had health insurance in 2013 can skirt the Affordable Care Act mandate that almost all individuals have health plans by March 31. Holders of health insurance plans cancelled due to not meeting new guidelines set down by the act can apply for...

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    Small changes for providers with ACA start date

    December 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    When the Affordable Care Act is implemented Jan. 1, do not expect a switch to flip. Low enrollment in the federal health insurance exchange means New Mexico health care providers will see a modest uptick, if any, in patient load. “I will tell you that...

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    Epic light display is also interactive

    December 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    (Shawn Naranjo Photo) On Stephens Circle, Christmas lights dance to seasonal music. Clark Griswold would be fuming with jealousy if he saw this. The home of the Naranjo family is not only lit like a Roman candle, but the 13,000 LED lights on display blink in...