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School board honors Roswell Coyotes

April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell High School Boys Basketball squad were front and center at Tuesday’s school board meeting when the Coyotes were honored for their 2014 State Championship by the Roswell Independent School District’s Board of Education. (Randal Seyler Photo) The Roswell Independent School District Board of Education members honored the Roswell High basketball...

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Community expresses ‘deep concern’ over prairie chicken listing

April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Farmers, oil and gas producers, landowners and concerned residents crowded the Chamber of Commerce Tuesday for a town hall meeting held by Congressman Steve Pearce about the federal lesser prairie chicken listing. Some of the attendees filled the room and...

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Going for the gold

April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from Military Heights Elementary compete in the 100-meter dash at New Mexico Military Institute, Wednesday morning, in a qualifying heat to determine the school’s fastest athletes to represent the school in the upcoming Roswell Games. The...

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Sheriff candidates speak at CCRW luncheon

April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left: Chaves County sheriff Republican candidates Gary Graves, Art Fleming, Britt Snyder and Pat Barncastle spoke at the Chaves County Republican Women’s luncheon Wednesday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Protecting county citizens and their...

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ENMU-R commencement ceremonies set for May 9

April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

ENMU-Roswell will hold two commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 9, at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. The first ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. for those graduation candidates who will receive Certificates of Employability, Certificates of...

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New cath lab opens at Lovelace hospital

April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lovelace Regional Hospital in Roswell will celebrate the opening of a new cardiac catheterization laboratory from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. “We are proud to bring this needed service to our community,” said Dawn Tschabrun, CEO, Lovelace Regional...

State town hall yields water recommendations

April 16, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of New Mexico officials, business leaders and others finished hashing out recommendations Wednesday for improving the way the drought-stricken state uses its water and plans for the future. They’re calling for more...

Man fraudulently acted as attorney in Las Cruces

April 16, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County Sheriff’s investigators are searching for a man who fraudulently acted as an attorney. They say 38-year-old Rafael Herrera is facing a felony charge of fraud. Authorities say Herrera allegedly took retainers for...

Court revives election challenge against Democrat

April 16, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court revived a lawsuit on Wednesday that seeks to remove a maverick Democratic legislator from the June 3 primary election ballot. The outcome of the election challenge is being closely watched by Democrats...

Man agrees to help Albuquerque police find body

April 16, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty in one death and no-contest in another under an agreement calling for him to serve 28 years in prison and to help Albuquerque police find one victim’s body. The Albuquerque Journal (http://ow.ly/vRpxK...