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Aging Department to fund millions in 2018 capital projects

January 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rebecca Martinez, capital projects outlay bureau chief for the New Mexico Department of Aging and Long-Term Services, says that projects addressing serious or critical needs regarding senior citizen or adult disability care are the ones most likely to receive funding next fiscal year. About $15 million is expected to be available for the 2018 fiscal...

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Davis is part of what keeps Roswell strong

January 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The history of southeastern New Mexico is rich and curating all of the information is a daunting task at best. Amy McVay-Davis, executive director of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico, has worked so diligently that it’s difficult to...

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Elderly man dies in Hagerman accident

January 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

HAGERMAN — A 96-year-old man was killed in Hagerman Saturday after police said he became trapped under his pickup truck. New Mexico State Police said officers were called at about noon to the scene of a single-vehicle accident at 413 Stephens Road in...

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Upcoming local meetings

January 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tuesday Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District, 9 a.m., 2303 E. Second St. South Park Cemetery Board, 4 p.m., South Park Cemetery Berrendo Cooperative Water User Association annual business meeting, 7 p.m., 2004 E. 19th St...

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Master gardener classes set to begin Jan. 20

January 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Cooperative Extension Service is offering a 13-week master gardener course that will be held every Friday from Jan. 20 to April 21. The times are 9 a.m. to noon and the course will be held at the Chaves County Extension Auditorium, 200 E....

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Homeless Coalition needs short-term volunteers; HUD grant funds could be made available if Roswell completes survey

January 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Homeless Coalition meeting on Thursday yielded passionate and creative ideas and observations. Many people are stepping up to make a difference in Roswell. Sheryl Cox, treasurer of the coalition, sits near Roswell Fire Chief Devin Graham, and...

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School board approves increased share of construction; Most problems at zoo already fixed

January 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Independent School District Superintendent Tom Burris says that Del Norte Elementary, built in 1958, ranks as the K-12 public school in New Mexico most in need of reconstruction. (Bethany Freudenthal Photo) The Roswell Independent School District...

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Assistance League has helped Roswell in many ways

January 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Standing in a room full of school clothes for girls, Jean Maley peruses one of the gently used books that has been donated for the Assistance League to give to a child in need. The Assistance League has been helping those in need in Roswell since 1960....

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SNMEDD votes to give contract to former director

January 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hubert Quintana has started Quintana & Associates, a consulting firm, with family members. The board of the Southeast New Mexico Economic Development District voted Friday to award the firm a professional contract but a state agency still must approve the...

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UFO McDonald’s showcases art

January 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Claudia Bitran, second from left, is now the artist-in-residence at the UFO McDonald’s on North Main Street. Last summer, Bitran entered a contest for art that combined an alien theme with the McDonald’s. She won $2,500 and will have her...