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Mayor Del Jurney, left, greets Martinez at the Roswell Rail Yard, Wednesday, as Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela looks on.

Gov. celebrates expanded Roswell Rail Spur

September 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Del Jurney, left, greets Martinez at the Roswell Rail Yard, Wednesday, as Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela looks on. ROSWELL—Gov. Susana Martinez and Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly-expanded Roswell Rail Spur. Last year, the New Mexico Economic Development...

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Marshalls plans Roswell grand opening Sept. 19

September 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.—Marshalls, one of the nation’s largest off-price retailers with more than 900 stores currently operating in 43 states and Puerto Rico, will open a new store in Roswell on Sept. 19. Marshalls shoppers in Roswell will find items in ladies...

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Step right up!

September 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Photo Children were eager to purchase goodies before the 4:30 p.m. show of the Jordan World Circus at the Bob Crosby Arena at the Chaves County Fairgrounds Friday. The circus, based in Las Vegas, Nev., presented two, two-hour shows. [/auth...

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Mexican Consulate in Roswell Today

September 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Alliance for Peace and Justice, a community-based organization, will host the Mexican Consulate today at St. John’s Catholic Church, 506 South Lincoln Ave. One of the many services offered by the Mexican Consulate, the “Consulado Movil,” has the...

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Campos: Still trucking after 4 million miles

September 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer Tito Campos said he can’t understand what the fuss is all about. But his wife, Jane, sitting beside him at his house where they raised three children, couldn’t be more proud. On the wall, she points to an oak case. On...

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J.O.Y. Centers provide a community for seniors

September 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer Providing activities as well as a sense of community, Chaves County J.O.Y. Centers continue to help senior citizens from their four locations throughout the county. They provide many different services for those 60 years and...

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Chaves Co. man contracts West Nile

September 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer A 57-year-old Chaves County man with West Nile Virus was hospitalized recently, making him one of a growing number of New Mexicans who have contracted the potentially deadly illness, the state Department of Health confirmed...

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Court date set for Valley Meat Co.

September 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer The attorney representing Valley Meat Co. said Thursday a federal judge’s decision to expedite a hearing to decide whether the horse slaughter plant can operate, might allow the plant to open as soon as November. Last...

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September is National Preparedness Month for Red Cross

September 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer Throughout 187 countries, 13 million volunteers respond to roughly 700,000 disasters a year, but the American Red Cross does more than show up when these diasters strike. With a branch in Southeastern New Mexico, Red Cross is...

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Annual prison outreach event hopes to encourage inmates

September 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer Bringing a little liveliness and fun to the Roswell Correctional Center this weekend, Johnny Gonzales is up to his usual planning and once again has organized an event to help others. In order to encourage the inmates, the...