Artesia city employees feeling pay-cut pinch; Workers losing hope paychecks will improve anytime soon

October 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

ARTESIA — Some Artesia city employees say they have little hope of regaining their lost pay by the end of the city’s budget year in June, and that the 10 percent pay cuts imposed Aug. 1 are beginning to sting. A city employee asked the Artesia City Council Tuesday night to consider renegotiating terms of [&hellip...

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Brothers, 88, talk of their lives as twins

October 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Twin brothers Rex, left, and Ray Smith, 88, said if you have Jesus in your life, everything else will fall into place. (Bethany Freudenthal Photo) In a beautifully furnished house off of Country Club Road and Jack McClellan Drive, twin brothers Rex and Ray...


Roswell retailer slated to close in December

October 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Tuesday Morning store in north Roswell will close by the end of the year, a store manager has announced. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) The Roswell location of the national retailer Tuesday Morning will close at the end of the year, the store manager confirmed....


DWI arrest in Chaves County

October 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...


Five-car crash brings traffic to a halt

October 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

This Lincoln, pictured above, and this Ford F-250, pictured below, were the most severely damaged vehicles in a five car accident that stretched from the intersection of East Bland and Main Streets, North to East Albuquerque Street with debris strewn as far...


Dia de los Muertos event open to all ages

October 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dia de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead, is a holiday widely celebrated in Mexico. Rather than risk insulting deceased loved ones with sadness, Dia de los Muertos honors the dead with lively celebrations, combining the Catholicism brought to the...


Not all fishing holes are lost to the past

October 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mim Carrell teaches her grandchildren, Arielle and Zander Almaguer, how to fish at Lake Van, Friday. (Curtis Michaels Photo) 92-year-old Charlie Harper enjoys the company of 7-year-old John Best and his 8-year-old sister, Hailee, as he catches catfish at...

Legendary pilot, air show performer Bob Hoover dies at 94

October 25, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 16, 2015, file photo, Bob Hoover attends the 12th annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, a World War II fighter pilot who became an aviation legend for his...

Official: Tire treads worn on bus in fatal California crash

October 25, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Emergency personnel work the scene where a tour bus crashed into the rear of a semi-truck on westbound Interstate 10, just north of the desert resort town of Palm Springs, in Desert Hot Springs, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. Multiple deaths and injuries were...

Jury begins deliberations in medical school killings case

October 25, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A jury began deliberating Tuesday in the case of a former medical resident accused of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school, including a young boy. Attorneys for Anthony Garcia spent nearly four hours in closing...