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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...

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Proposed cuts to historic sites draw scrutiny

June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Residents: Lincoln could be negatively affected by possible changes One of Lincoln’s many historic buildings. Around 30,000 people visit Lincoln per year, according to the state Department of Cultural Affairs, making it the most visited of the state’s...

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Shoe drive to help school, those in need

June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Emma, Ariana, Jesus and Mateo, first-graders at Pecos Elementary School, show off some of the generously donated shoes given to the school Thursday for the shoe drive. The fundraiser will continue to the end of the month and resume in July (Briana Hodge...

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Library director to close a chapter in her career

June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Library Director Betty Long will retire Aug. 31 after more than 30 years in the position (Lisa Dunlap Photo). Longtime Roswell Public Library Director Betty Long has announced that she will retire at the end of August following more than three decades at the...