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Batter up!

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tim Davidson mans the sausage bin while Art Sharp mixes pancake batter Saturday morning when the Sunrise Optimist Club held its pancake breakfast for the second straight year at Grace Community Church. Juice and coffee were also on the menu. The event drew about 200 people. The money raised from the pancake sale will be used for the club’s [&hellip...

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Relief Route project set to begin

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fog sealing on the Roswell Relief Route will take place over the next two weeks in Chaves County. The work will occur south of the relief route’s intersection with U.S. Route 285, the New Mexico Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. Crews on...

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Free water testing in Clovis for well owners

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) and the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) are hosting a no-cost Domestic Well Water Testing event in Clovis on Friday and Saturday at the Eastern Plains Council of Governments Office. Although well owners are...

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Rotary Club announces 15 scholarhips

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Rotary Club announced 15 scholarship awards to 2015 high school graduates. Roswell Rotary Club has more than 100 members and has been awarding scholarships to the students of Chaves County for seven decades. “We are so pleased to see the...

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Two homes, two fires within 40 minutes

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

A Roswell police officer looks on while Roswell firefighters contain a fire Sunday in the 1500 block of South Lea Street. Though no one was injured, the house was damaged extensively. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) The Roswell Fire Department was busy Sunday...

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Tanker-truck driver cited hours before fatal crash

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The driver who was killed in a tanker-truck crash and explosion on U.S. 285 Friday was cited for failing to maintain her lanes on a roadway just hours before the incident that happened north of Mesa, police said. According to New Mexico State Police Capt....

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Animal shelter needs management

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city is seeking a qualified group or veterinarian to take over the animal shelter on East McGaffey Street. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) The City of Roswell is seeking animal rescue groups and veterinarians interested in managing the operation of the...

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Burglary suspect caught after foot chase

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell Police sergeant and a Roswell police officer escort 25-year-old Reynaldo Baltazar to a nearby police cruiser after his arrest for attempted residential burglary, possession of burglary tools and tampering with evidence. Police said Baltazar’s...

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Roswell airport tenant agrees to pay $225K parking bill

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A tenant at the Roswell International Air Center has agreed to pay a $225,000 parking bill. The Roswell City Council has agreed to a settlement agreement with Stewart Industries International in which the Roswell-based aircraft storage and repair company will...

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Public invited to planning workshops

July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A city of Roswell project team and a consultant will be having a two-day workshop Friday and Saturday to continue developing the city’s updated Comprehensive Master Plan, the priority projects for the Metropolitan Redevelopment Area Plan and a Wayfinding...