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Assurance Home and United Way: 32 years and counting

August 28, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. On a 15-acre property, equipped with a large home, horse stables, a basketball court and a ropes course, adolescents are offered a safe escape [&hellip...

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Bond election, Tuesday

August 28, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Early voting turnout for the upcoming special school district general obligation bond election has been surprisingly high, county officials said Friday. About 800 ballots had been cast by mid-afternoon Friday, the last day for absentee and early voting....

Job Corps graduates 94 at ENMU-R

August 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Job Corps graduates run through a last minute rehearsal prior to commencement ceremonies at the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Performing Arts Center, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell Job Corps Center graduates took one last look at their past and...

At 104, Amelia Price still makes memories with her daughter

August 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Amelia Price reacts to a greeting card while celebrating her 104th birthday, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) From Poland to Baltimore to Roswell; and from Russian invaders to tragic loss to blissful moments with family and friends, it is possible this...

‘It takes a community’

August 27, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. Training volunteers to advocate for children for 24 years, Chaves...

Carranza case dismissed

August 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The District Attorney’s office filed a dismissal of charges or a nolle prosequi on Jesus Carranza’s murder trial, which was due to start on Aug. 30. Carranza was facing charges of first-degree murder for the slaying of Zachary Perez. The 16-year-old Perez...

Trench inquiry could take 6 mos

August 27, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The investigation of a city-dug trench could take up to six months, according to New Mexico Occupational Health and Safety Bureau officials, who released more details about the ongoing investigation this week. The Utilities Department is the focus of the...

Jury duty scammers hit Curry County; seek ID

August 27, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Citizens of New Mexico are being warned about a “Jury Duty” phone scam. A concerned citizen reported the scam to the Curry County District Court Clerk’s Office. According to the report, someone claiming to be a member of the clerk’s office called the...

Roswell man dies after wreck

August 27, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Roswell resident Steven Peck, 23, died Friday in Lubbock, Texas. He was flown to Lubbock following an accident which occurred around 9 p.m. Wednesday. The accident took place on Southeast Main Street near South Park Cemetery. According to Roswell Police...

Roswell businesses will need 443 workers in next 12 months

August 26, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

In its presentation to the City Council and Mayor Del Jurney Thursday night, the Economic Development Committee said Roswell will have a workforce need for 443 employees, including both skilled and general laborers, over the next 12 months. The...