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Police investigate shooting, homicide

April 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Authorities investigate a shooting that occurred at an Allsup’s convenience store in south Roswell, Thursday afternoon. (Lawrence Foster Photo) An unidentified man is dead after police officers responded to a report of a shooting in south Roswell on Thursday afternoon. Police were dispatched to the 5800 block of South Main Street in reference to a...

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RHS students explore Eastern

April 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High seniors tour the Xcel Energy solar array on the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell campus during ‘Explore Eastern,’ Thursday. Explore Eastern is a recruitment fair employed by the university and high school seniors from the Roswell...

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Richardson seeks District 54 seat in state House

April 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pam V. Richardson, a Republican, recently announced her candidacy for the New Mexico House of Representatives District 54. (Courtesy Photo) Pam V. Richardson, a Republican from north Eddy County, has announced her candidacy for the New Mexico House of...

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Library board welcomes 2, says farewell to departing members

April 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Elizabeth Shamas, left, and Ed David were honored for their service on the Roswell Public Library board of directors on Thursday at the library. Each director had a library book purchased in their honor. (Randal Seyler Photo) The Roswell Public Library board...

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Mountain View Middle School locked down following bomb threat

April 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office responded to a bomb threat at Mountain View Middle School on Tuesday morning. The school went into lockdown at 10:30 a.m. and the building was evacuated at 11 a.m. “The school had received a bomb threat at which time all...

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NMMI Music Department sets Spring Concert

April 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute’s Music Department will present its annual Spring Concert at 7 p.m. on May 1 in NMMI’s Pearson Auditorium. Admission is free, but seating is limited, so guests are encouraged to arrive early. The concert will open with the...

Marshals arrest NM fugitive days after shooting

April 24, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A fugitive accused of pulling a gun on a federal marshal in Albuquerque last week has been captured. The U.S. Marshals Service says Rufus Phelps was arrested Thursday after members of a law enforcement task force developed leads...

Judge denies defense request in email scandal case

April 24, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge dealt a potential setback Thursday to a defense strategy of Gov. Susana Martinez’s former campaign manager, who is charged with hijacking the campaign’s email system after Martinez took office. U.S....

Mexican national gets 9 years for meth trafficking

April 24, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Mexican national has been sentenced to nine years in prison for trafficking methamphetamine in northwestern New Mexico. Pricilo Garcia-Jimenez of Oaxaca, Mexico, was sentenced in federal court in Albuquerque on...

NM group pushes for more recycling

April 24, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The latest figures from the New Mexico Environment Department show the state’s recycling rate has dropped slightly, but one group wants to change that. The statewide average recycling rate for 2012 stands at nearly 16 percent, or...