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All Saints students square dance for seniors

June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

All Saints Catholic School second- and third-graders recently showed off their square dancing skills at Emeritus Senior Living Center in Roswell. (Courtesy Photo)...

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Pearce’s staff to hold office hours in area

June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Staff members from the office of U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce (R-2nd District) will hold office hours in Silver City today and in Ruidoso on Thursday, according to a news release. Pearce’s staff will meet with residents from 1 to 3:30 p.m. today at the Grant...

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Officers seize meth, find stolen property

June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Authorities recovered several stolen trailers and seized 10 ounces of methamphetamine in Artesia on Thursday, according to a news release from the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force. Agents with the task force and the Drug Enforcement Agency, along with assistance...

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Local Domino’s manager Hoff competes in nat’l pizza-making competition

June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rob Hoff, a Domino’s Pizza area supervisor in southern New Mexico, placed 13th in the finals at Domino’s 2014 World’s Fastest Pizza Maker Competition in Las Vegas. (Courtesy Photo)   Thirteen turned out to be a lucky number for one Roswell man. Rob...

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Catching some catfish

June 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

( Above: Jeff Tucker Photo, Below Courtesy Photo) Hundreds of youths “landed a big one” Saturday at the 13th annual Kids Fishing Day at Walmart. Children learned about fishing, fish habitat and other essentials at the free fishing clinic sponsored by...

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Foster mom has been helping kids for 20 years

June 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Linda Nasrallah works with a foster child recently while at Peak Treatment Foster Care. Linda has been a foster parent in Roswell for 20 years, shaping the lives of dozens of troubled youths. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   Being a foster treatment care mother is...

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Board declares Snyder winner of sheriff’s race

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Snyder Barncastle: ‘We’re going to consider a recount’ Chaves County sheriff candidates Pat Barncastle and Britt Snyder and their spouses watched anxiously Friday morning as 20 additional ballots were added to Tuesday’s primary election results. When...

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Cooling off at Cahoon Park

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

It’s not quite as big as the original Batmobile but at least it floats. Youngsters in Roswell stayed cool in the 100-plus temperatures this week at Cahoon Pool on West Fourth Street. (Timothy P. Howsare Photos)...

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Keep cool, safe in summer heat

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Health and the Children’s Youth and Families Department (CYFD) advise residents to take extra precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and to be extra vigilant to not leave children...

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Phone scammers almost as plentiful, pesky as mosquitoes

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Even more annoying than the pesky mosquitoes that have been infesting Roswell is the number of phone scammers relentless in their efforts to fleece money from local residents. One of the most recent scams involves someone calling to say you missed a jury duty...