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Ruidoso police involved in fatal shooting

May 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jones   RUIDOSO — New Mexico State Police released the name of the 27-year-old man fatally shot by Ruidoso police officers Sunday morning, according to a state police press release. The New Mexico State Police Investigation Bureau continues the investigation into the officer involved shooting. According to the release NMSP spokeswoman Sgt. Elizabeth...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — May 19 and 20

May 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: May 19  • At 7:34 a.m., medical call, 2500 block of North Grand Avenue. • At 10:55 a.m., medical call, 600 block of South Montana Avenue. • At 11:29 a.m., medical call, 4700...

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Memorial Day events scheduled for Saturday

May 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

There are two events related to Memorial Day being held in Roswell Saturday at 8 a.m. The Roswell Elks Lodge will host its 12th annual veterans’ prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. May 23 at the Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. The public is invited to attend and the...

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Wrong directions hailed as arson victim’s savior

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The remains of Brian Hurst’s Honda SUV after a suspected arsonist set the vehicle on fire Monday night in the 1500 block of South Madison Avenue around 11:20 p.m. (Jared Tucker Photo)   Brian Hurst is thankful for a GPS unit that belongs to two...

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Second marijuana farm in the works

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County zoning officials have another application for a medical marijuana growing facility in the county, following a citizen zoning board’s approval last week of a different application to grow medical cannabis at the former Nature’s Dairy plant....

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Long live the Queen

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction workers were busy Tuesday remodeling the former Dairy Queen, 1900 N. Main St., into a stylish DQ Grill & Chill. The restaurant is still open but patrons need to go to the north door or use the drive-thru. Also, about half of the interior is...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters looking for ‘Bigs’

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Wolf, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters, left, presents a plaque of appreciation to Ed David, member of Kiwanis. Kiwanis has helped raise money for BBBS, participating in activities for BBBS including Bowl for Kids’ Sake, which took place...

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NMDOT seeks public input on long range plan

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The NM Department of Transportation  invites the public to review and comment on its draft long range plan — now called the “New Mexico Transportation Plan” (NMTP). The draft is available for download from the project web site,...

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Cemetery expands access

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The South Park Cemetery will have expanded access during a number of holidays from now on, beginning with the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. In order to make it more convenient for people who wish to visit gravesites of family members and friends on these...

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National STEM summer program for kids to begin in June

May 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A wide-ranging summer learning program for children who will be entering grades first through sixth this fall will be held in June. Camp Invention is a national program in its 25th year that uses certified teachers to challenge children in a variety of...