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Congressional race tops $3M in spending

October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce speaks with Lovelace Regional Hospital CEO Dawn Tschabrun Wednesday morning while meeting with Roswell veterans at K-Bob’s Steakhouse. Pearce, R-Hobbs, discussed reforms of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, including a pilot project that allows veterans to see local health care providers. (Submitted Photo)  ...

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Thousands in Chaves County are voting early

October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Election official David Mark helps Jody Alpers with her ballot Wednesday at the Roswell Mall. Early voting continues until Saturday at the mall and at the Chaves County clerk’s office. (Max Scally Photo)   Early voting in Chaves County is picking up...

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Applebee’s gets a facelift

October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers ham it up for the camera Wednesday as they complete finishing touches to the brick facade at the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar on North Main Street. Milby Dolen, general manager of the restaurant, said the work began Tuesday and should be...

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Utilities appeal to city for help with clearing easements; City engineer adds requirement of traffic officers for festivals

October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officials from local power companies have approached the city for help in reclaiming the utility easements in south Roswell. Representatives from Xcel Energy and New Mexico Gas Company asked the Streets and Alley Committee on Tuesday to look into clearing out...

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Festivals delinquent in reports, refunds

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city Occupancy Tax office is still waiting for reports from several of the city’s major festivals, including the UFO Festival, the Filmfest & Cosmicon and the Fiddle & Griddle Festival, Occupancy Tax Board members were told on Tuesday. “I have...

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Bookmobile to visit Hagerman on Wednesday

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico State Library Rural Bookmobile East will stop at the Hagerman Post Office from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5. The Rural Bookmobile will return to Hagerman on Dec. 3 following a similar schedule, according to a news release from...

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Flags to be flown at half-staff

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez has issued an executive order for flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset today in honor and mourning of Rio Rancho Police Officer Anthony Haase. Haase was killed in the line of duty Sunday responding to a domestic violence emergency...

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Aviation maintenance students get their wings

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 10 graduates of ENMU-R’s Avaition Maintenance Technology program worked for 14 and a half months in order to obtain their certificates. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   After a strenuous 14 and a half months, 10 students have graduated from the Aviation...

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Eggs-cellent experience

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gifted fifth graders from the Roswell school district performed an “egg drop” Tuesday at the Yucca Recreation Center to learn basic engineering principles, problem solving and teamwork. (Photos by Max Scally)   Sixty elementary students in the...

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Hondo Little League seeks to add new field

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Parks and Recreation Commission discusses the Lions Hondo Little League’s request to add a baseball field, Monday, in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Lions Hondo Little League association asked the Parks and Recreation Commissioners on Monday...