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Local producers, legislators support changes to Dairy Rule

July 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeff Kendall, general counsel for the New Mexico Environment Department, explains the purpose of Tuesday’s meeting at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. Dairy producers, legislators, and state officials met to discuss the state’s dairy discharge regulations and proposed changes to those regulations. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The fight to change the...

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Riggs only applicant for 5th Judicial spot

July 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Riggs   The only applicant for an opening on the 5th Judicial District Court is Kea W. Riggs, according to a news release from the nominating commission. According to the website, Judgepedia, Riggs was a part-time federal magistrate judge for the United...

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Richardsons rule Market Lamb competition

July 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Market Lamb Grand Champ Chasen Richardson, 15, and his sister, Reserve Champion Brandi Richardson, 12, took top honors on Wednesday. Chasen attends Roswell High and Brandi attends Mountain View Middle School. The siblings showed pigs on Tuesday and sheep on...

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Vaughns champs of meat goats competition

July 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Brothers Cooper Vaughn, 17, and Caden Vaughn, 13, took top honors in the Meat Goat competition on Tuesday at the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair. Champion Caden goes to Dexter Middle School, where he will begin the eighth grade next month. Cooper was the...

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Boy Scouts spend week in San Diego

July 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Boy Scouts and an adult leader from Roswell Troop 149 (from left, Nick Fox, 12, Lori Martinez, committee chair, J.P. Wieser, 12, and Jeremy Piñon, 12) made a presentation Wednesday to the Roswell Pecos Valley Rotary Club on their recent weeklong trip to Camp...

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Sparkmans take top honors for dairy goats

July 31, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sisters Kirsten Sparkman, 18, left, and Hannah Sparkman, 16, took top honors in the Dairy Goat competition on Tuesday at the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair in Roswell. Hannah won the Championship, while Kirsten took the Reserve Champion honors. Both girls...

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Police respond to stabbing report

July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bystanders react Monday evening as Roswell Police respond to a report of a stabbing on College Avenue. The victim refused to identify his attacker to the police and was taken to a hospital for treatment. (Jerry Heck Photo)   Roswell Police responded to a...

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City’s $110M budget fails by one vote

July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city of Roswell’s proposed $110 million budget came up a vote shy of passage Tuesday night as city leaders literally scrambled after the meeting to find a solution. Not submitting a final budget to the state Department of Finance and Administration by...