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Film makers shooting for the stars with ’12 Seconds’

July 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Movie director Nate Banks takes a slap in the face from actress Tiffany Silva as the film crew work Saturday on their short film “12 Seconds” at a house in Roswell on the south side of town. Banks was giving Silva instruction for the scene, while lead actor, writer and producer Tom Kwiat, camera operator Keith Jones and [&hellip...

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4-H & FFA Horse Show gallops into town

July 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fayth Lynch, 11, takes a practice walk with her horse, Easy, at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair parking lot before competing in the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair Horse Show in the Bob Crosby Arena Saturday. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...

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One dead after tanker crashes and catches fire

July 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: A tractor-trailer that was carrying hazardous liquid burns alongside U.S. 285 at mile marker 162 as fire crews prepare to attack the fire with water and foam. (Jared Tucker Photos) The charred remains of the tractor-trailer tanker after fire crews...

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Gov. Martinez directs medical pot disclosures

July 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Following an assurance last week that local residents would be notified about the application of a proposed medical marijuana farm near Roswell, Gov. Susana Martinez has announced the names and locations of all medical marijuana dispensaries and farms would...

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NMMI receives ESGR top award

July 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Representing the New Mexico Military Institute on Friday at the Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve awards luncheon were, from left, President and Superintendent Jerry Grizzle, Lt. Col. Danny Armijo and Col. David West. NMMI received the most...

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Municipal Court closed next week

July 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Municipal Court will be closed starting Tuesday, July 21, through Friday, July 24, for the annual court conference. The court will re-open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28, at 8 a.m. to the public and will resume regular hours. Failure...

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Gov. announces new air center jobs

July 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: The Redcoats of the Roswell Chamber of Commerce welcome Gov. Susana Martinez Thursday at Aircraft Technical Support, a new aviation business at the Roswell International Air Center.(Jeff Tucker Photos) Below: Martinez and Amer Machiah, president and...

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FFA, 4-H ready for horse show

July 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Showtime comes Saturday for a group of Roswell youths and their horses. Local kids in FFA and the 4-H Club have been working hard this year preparing for Saturday’s Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair Horse Show to demonstrate how well they have trained their...

Crime Briefs

July 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police believe they have ID’d body The Roswell Police Department said though investigators believe the body found on the property of a home in southwest Roswell July 12 is that of missing person Margarita Diaz, the Office of the Medical Investigator has...

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Beating the heat

July 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A squirrel finds a way to beat the 90-degree plus heat by relaxing in a shade tree near Cahoon Park. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...