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Schools might be aided by new bills

March 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

With the state Legislature scheduled to wrap up this week, there has been a flurry of activity at the Roundhouse. Here’s a brief look at some of the bills passed over the weekend: Friday, the Senate passed SB 464, sponsored by Sen. Gay Kernan, R-Hobbs, which would give public school districts a year of flexibility [&hellip...

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Canines, companions cavort in Cahoon Park

March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Macy, an Australian shepherd, and Tori the great dane, mingle during the Rio Pecos Kennel Club’s 7th annual Shamrock Wag-n-Walk at Cahoon Park, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Bella was able to keep her hat on long enough to sweep in and take first...

NMMI regents put Alumni on notice

March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Military Institute Board of Regents has issued a 30-day notice to its Alumni Association to provide audited financial statements or face banishment from campus — possibly ending a nearly 50-year partnership. Regent president Stephen...

City Council to vote on proposed pet ordinance, Thursday

March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell City Council will be voting on a proposed city ordinance, Thursday, which will require permits for breeders, for owners of more than five animals and a litter permit for any pet owner who wishes to “sell, give away or dispose of” any animals in a...

Spring forward

March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mark Wilson Photo The sun sets near the Roswell International Air Center. Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m., Sunday. [/auth...

RPD seeks persons of interest in fatal shooting

March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department investigates the scene of a homicide in the 1600 block of South Mulberry Avenue, Friday morning. Jessica Palmer Photo Officers of the Roswell Police Department were dispatched to the 1600 block of South Mulberry Avenue, a little...

Julie Morrow, Walk for Hope founder

March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Photo Julie Morrow, founder of Chaves County Cancer Fund fundraiser Walk for Hope, said she feels blessed to know she has “been a blessing to others” with her community work. Behind the bright smile, warm brown eyes and youthful brunette...

CC Farm, Ranch Day, 3/21

March 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo From left: Rep. Bob Wooley, Kelly Bell, Will Cavin, Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, Dorrie Faubus-McCarty, Rep. Nora Espinoza, Lloyd Scarrow, Chaves County Commissioner Robert Corn and Pat McCarty in the Roundhouse in conjuction with a House memorial...

Navy aviators train at Roswell

March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lt. Cmdr. Shalen “Sugar” Cain, the officer in charge of training 70 U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aviators at RIAC, stands beside a T-34C. The training will continue through April. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Navy and Marine aviators learning to fly over Roswell...

NM House approves PTSD bill

March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The state House of Representatives, Thursday, unanimously passed a bill that would create a program to treat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder using virtual reality therapy. Under House Bill 36, sponsored by Rep. Dianne Hamilton, R-Silver City, the...