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Interview: Kintigh not big on buying snowplows

January 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

With the sun winking through a tree, a front-end loader maneuvers earlier this month around a pile of ice and snow near Washington Avenue and Poe Street as it clears the remains of Winter Storm Goliath from the secondary streets in the area. The storm brought the city to a standstill after hitting the Roswell [&hellip...

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Spay Neuter

Animal rescue group hopes low-cost spay-neuter clinic will inspire change

January 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Veterinarian assistant Amilee Gomez, left, holds a cat that just had surgery while veterinarian Karter Neal looks on (Timothy P. Howsare Photo). A pilot project to provide low-cost spaying and neutering to Roswell pet owners brought in nearly 200 dogs and...

Video Game Contest

Video game contest at Hastings

January 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Twelve-year-old Joseph Villa, right, was the winner of Hastings’ first video game contest on Saturday. To his left is second-place winner Asher Posey, 11. The two young men put to the test their skills on “Splatoon.” Joshua English, store associate and...


Ultimate cross-city showdown

January 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above:Goddard High School fans, left, and Roswell High School fans, right, cheer on their respective team during a Goddard vs. Roswell girls’ basketball game Friday at GHS Ground Zero. The games drew such a crowd that the gym reached its capacity, and...


Chocolate Cake Day marked by contest, yummy goodness

January 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Shawn Naranjo Photos) While people on a diet may consider chocolate sinful, several chefs at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Thursday indulged their fellow parishioners — who had to be forced against their wills to serve as judges — at the...


Roof lost to storm

January 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Winter Storm Goliath destroyed the roof the show ring at the Eastern New Mexico State fairgrounds on Southeast Main. The show ring is used by thousands of people a year, especially youth (Submitted Photo). In an odd bit of circumstance, Cody Burson, an...


Registration for senior olympics to begin

January 30, 2016 • Local News, Local SportsComments (0)

Registration for the Chaves County Senior Olympic Local games will be held from Monday, Feb. 1, through Friday, March, 18. Cost per athlete (age 50+ by Dec. 31) is $10. Each athlete may participate in 10 sports on the local level. Sports offered are air gun,...

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Coyotes invade Ground Zero, sweep Rockets

January 30, 2016 • Local News, Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Goddard’s Noah Waide releases a floater from the paint against the visiting Coyotes Friday night at Ground Zero at Goddard High School (Shawn Naranjo Photo). The Roswell Coyotes completed a clean sweep over their arch rival Goddard on the Rockets’...


Disaster declaration approved

January 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County commissioners clear way for area to get state, fed funds As if wind gusts up to 80 mph and 10-foot snowdrifts had not convinced Chaves County residents, county commissioners made it official during their regular meeting Thursday that the area...

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City rivals to settle score at Ground Zero

January 29, 2016 • Local News, Local SportsComments (0)

Above:In this photo from last year’s rivalry game at a packed Ground Zero at Goddard High School, current Roswell senior Daniel Amador, 24, tries to block the shot of former Rocket senior Lucas Montoya on Feb. 3, 2015. The two sides resume their bitter...

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