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Helping Roswell stay cool

June 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Commander Lt. Joe West with The Salvation Army of Chaves County and Juan Saenz, garden sales associate at Westlake Ace Hardware, led the kickoff Saturday for The Salvation Army’s fan drive to provide fans to those in need. West and Saenz were serving hot dogs and cold drinks to anyone walking in or out of [&hellip...

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Validity of ‘threat map’ questioned

June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Oil and gas industry reps counter risk claims made by environmental, health groups A natural gas well in North Dakota is vented. A New Mexico industry representative says that wells in New Mexico must be vented until wells are proven productive and pipeline...

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Rare event for local Catholics as priest is ordained

June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Former friar Jorge Hernandez will remain in Roswell as priest at St. John Father Jack Clark Robinson, left, and Bishop Oscar Cantu perform the laying of the hands Friday during the ordination of Jorge Hernandez, kneeling. In the Roman Catholic church, the...

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Roswell man balances family, three jobs

June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighter Robert Martinez with his wife, Melanie (Submitted Photo). For one Roswell man, fatherhood means working hard and showing your kids unconditional love. A father of three, Robert Martinez not only works for the city of Roswell as a firefighter, but...

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East Bland Street sidewalks become more accessible

June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Butch Hefner, Lendon York, Mayor Dennis Kintigh, City Manager Steve Polasek, Louis Miguel Valdez (Abraham Construction), City Councilor Steve Henderson, City Director of Administrative Services Jonathan Phillips and Glenda Allen (Submitted Photo)....

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Fine Arts Camp at Grace Community Church is a success

June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Grace Community Church’s Fine Arts Camp concluded Friday with a lively musical performance (Submitted Photo). Excitement was in the air this Friday as Grace Community Church prepared for the finale to their weeklong children’s Fine Arts Camp. As children...

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Pecos Valley Baptist churches welcome new missions director

June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fred and Denise MacDonald at the Missouri River in Pierre, South Dakota (Submitted Photo). The Pecos Valley Baptist Association welcomed its new director of Associational Missions, Dr. Fred MacDonald, earlier this month. MacDonald and his wife, Denise, moved...

Iconic clubs feted in celebrity-filled Paris menswear shows

June 25, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Models wear creations for Kenzo’s Men’s Spring/Summer 2017 fashion collection presented Saturday, June 25, 2016 in Paris. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu) PARIS (AP) — Actor Robert Pattinson took center stage at Dior Homme’s menswear show in...

Pope visits Armenia’s closed border with Turkey on last day

June 25, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Pope Francis, center, and Catholicos Karekin II arrive to visit the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchmiadzin, Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, June 24, 2016. Pope Francis is in Armenia for a three-day visit.(L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Via AP) YEREVAN, Armenia (AP)...

Migrants protest as police prevent NGO from feeding them

June 25, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Migrants and refugees chant slogans during a protest against the living conditions at the Oreokastro camp, near the northern town of Thessaloniki, Greece, on Saturday, June 25, 2016. More than 50,000 migrants remain stranded in Greece following European...