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Real Heroes Breakfast to be held Wednesday

June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The American Red Cross will host its Real Heroes recognition breakfast at 7 a.m. on Wednesday at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Last year was the first year the event was held in Roswell, and officials are hoping to make this an annual event. (Courtesy Photo)   The Red Cross Real Heroes Recognition Breakfast [&hellip...

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Agencies conduct traffic operation

June 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico State Police and Motor Transportation Police officers conducted a two-day traffic enforcement operation in Chaves and Eddy counties this week, according to a news release from the state Department of Public Safety. The operation netted 312 traffic...

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Getting a grip

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Youngsters in the First Tee of Southeastern New Mexico’s summer camp learn the basics of golf and enjoy a beautiful Spring morning on Thursday at New Mexico Military Institute’s golf course. The program teaches children 5-17 the basics of golf and...

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16 dogs from kennel rescue heading to Colorado

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Surviving two animals from attack kept in quarantine   The 16 dogs from Doggy Saviors rescue that were not involved in Wednesday’s attack on a 9-year-old boy were scheduled to be shipped to Colorado on Thursday, according to city officials. “Our...

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County Commission corrects voting results

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Jerry Heck Special to the Record   County Clerk Dave Kunko presented the complete canvassing report of the June 3 Primary Election results Thursday during a special meeting of the Chaves County Commission. Kunko reported an error in the tabulation, as...

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County joins chicken lawsuit

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County and three other southeastern New Mexico counties have joined a lawsuit alleging regulatory abuse by the federal government and challenging its decision to list the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species. The Chaves County commissioners...

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Prescribed burn planned today in Chaves County

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Bureau of Land Management Roswell Field Office will begin today a prescribed burn operation approximately 10 miles north of Roswell in Chaves County. The Garcia Flats prescribed fire will be 160 acres and is located off Cottonwood Road along the Pecos...

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Woman receives scholarships among hardships

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Reba Burns, right, poses with Derek Miller and their daughter, Hae’leigh, following her graduation ceremony. (Courtesy photo)   By Dylanne Petros Record Staff Writer   It’s been a tough year for one Roswell woman. Reba Burns, 18, not only had to...

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Boy, 9, hospitalized after being mauled by 3 dogs

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 9-year-old boy was hospitalized Wednesday after he was mauled by three dogs on Vista Lane, west of Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   A 9-year-old Chaves County boy is in the hospital after being mauled by three dogs early Wednesday morning. The dogs...

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Singing scientist kicks off library series

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Youngsters pretend they are rockets blasting off Wednesday during a presentation at the Roswell Public Library by Curious Chris the Singing Scientist. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   Curious Chris the Singing Scientist kicked off the Roswell Public Library’s...