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Film shot in Roswell opens March 1

February 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell-based production company will premier “Camp” March 1 at the Galaxy 8 — a heartwarming film that the local writer hopes will inspire and capture the hearts of movie goers. The faith-based drama, inspired by true stories, highlights the struggles of abused and neglected children and their counselors who spend time with them at [&hellip...

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House passes HB 73

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico House of Representatives recently voted 61-0 to pass a bill that would expand the Convention Center Financing Act to include all municipalities. HB 73, sponsored by Rep. Bobby Gonzales, D-Taos, would remove the stipulation of the act that only...

Valley Meat Co. files lawsuit

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

For more than a year, local slaughterhouse Valley Meat Co. has had an application pending with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service to begin slaughtering horses for human consumption. Owner Rick De Los Santos recently filed a...

County resolution addresses oil, gas

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners approved Thursday a resolution to endorse state legislation that would clarify that the state, not local governments, has the authority to regulate the oil and gas industry in New Mexico. According to the resolution,...

Public service or ‘prize to kill,’ Coyote Hunt begins Saturday

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Larry’s Gun Shop will hold a Coyote Hunt this weekend. The two-day event begins Saturday, ends Sunday and lasts during the first day from 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, with a Sunday check at an undisclosed base at 3:30 p.m. Colby...

Air tanker training underway ahead of fire season

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Residents might have spotted a large flying object in the skies above Roswell this week, but the firefighting air tankers were merely in use to prepare for what some officials expect will be another “above average” fire season this year. Neptune Aviation...

Hoist your sail when the wind is fair

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

High winds create near brown out conditions while collecting tumbleweeds along a fence on One Horse Road north of Roswell, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Senate group passes drought bill

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Senate Conservation Committee passed Thursday a bill that would allocate $2.5 million from the state’s general fund for the Interstate Stream Commission in an effort to mitigate effects of drought in the lower areas of the Pecos River Basin....

Senate passes Pirtle farm bill

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Senate passed Wednesday a bill sponsored by Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Roswell, that would allow hired custom harvesters to have the same exemptions that farmers and ranchers receive. Senate Bill 202 would add a new section to the state’s motor...

Multiple fires under investigation

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters battle a blaze at 1409 S. Mullberry, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Roswell Fire Department were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Mulberry Avenue twice on Wednesday. In the morning, firefighters responded to a call about a...