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Not so nuts about onion rings

April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The squirrel stops to check on an onion ring on one of the walls near the bike path Monday. The critter moved on, without a bite, apparently content with the food he already had. Roswell’s current squirrel population started with two squirrels that were brought into the state decades ago by a family for their backyard, [&hellip...

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Bridge work to continue through November

April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers from Interstate Highway Construction on Tuesday continue rehabilitation work on the Berrendo Creek Bridges. Only two lanes of traffic will be open along U.S. Highway 285 until the project is completed by Nov. 1. (Jeff Tucker Photo)  ...

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Four men including employee arrested in Chisum Travel Center robbery

April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chisum Travel Center just north of city limits on U.S. 285 reported a robbery early Tuesday morning. A former employee living less than a mile from the business is suspected in the incident. Two other adults and a juvenile also were arrested. (Timothy P....

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Roswell’s Most Wanted: Demario J. Allen

April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Demario J. Allen is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Allen, 22, is described as 5-foot, 7-inches tall and weighing 178 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He has tattoos on his right and left wrists, left...

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Learning safety from the pros

April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Third graders in Roswell, Dexter and Hagerman got a few lessons on farm safety last week from the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service — Chaves County. The program is funded nationally by the Progressive Agriculture Foundation and...

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Daily Soil Temperatures: 4-15-15

April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Area soil temperatures from the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service, Chaves County Extension Agriculture NW Roswell 52 SW Roswell 48 Dexter 48 SW Hagerman 57 Average ...

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Hobbs man admits having pound of meth

April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Hobbs man was sentenced Tuesday to 84 months in federal prison on a methamphetamine trafficking conviction. Antonio Acosta, 31, was also sentenced in federal court in Las Cruces to three years of supervised release following his prison sentence. Acosta was...

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Roaring ’20s at The Liberty

April 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A fundraiser for homeschooling with a Great Gatsby theme was held Saturday at The Liberty. Pictured are the organizers of the event, who are all members of the Immanuel Lutheran School PTO. From left, Jessica Breedyk, Cathy Lilley, Katie Cooper, Libbie...

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Gov. signs 10 bills offered by Roswell delegation

April 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pirtle Ezzell Espinoza Wooley After a flurry of bill signings and vetoes by Gov. Susana Martinez that ended Friday, 10 bills offered by Roswell’s state delegation have been signed into law. In total, state Reps. Nora Espinoza, Candy Spence Ezzell and Bob...

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April showers hit the desert

April 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

(Charles Fischer Photos) Heavy rainfall from Sunday night through Monday morning caused flooding at the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Roswell Veteran’s Cemetery. Mayor Dennis Kintigh, Below, said that although there is a retention pond to hold excess water, there...