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NMMI names 6 to Hall of Fame

September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Six distinguished alumni of New Mexico Military Institute will be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame, Friday, Oct. 10, as part of the Institute’s Homecoming 2014 festivities. The Institute honors its alumni in four categories: eminence in their profession; attaining flag rank in the military services; valor; and service to NMMI. For 2014, the...

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ILEA’s newest delegates liking Roswell

September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Delegates of International Law Enforcement Academy- Roswell mingle with community members at a reception Wednesday night at the Roswell Police Department. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   Thirty-five delegates of International Law Enforcement Academy-Roswell...

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Jimmy John’s reports credit, debit data at risk; Roswell store included on list of compromised sites

September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches confirmed that the franchise had a “possible security incident” involving credit and debit card data at 216 stores, including the Roswell location, according to a news release from the company. The incident affects stores...

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Banned Books Week highlights First Amendment; Library displays challenged manuscripts, encourages reading

September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children’s Librarian Deanne Dekle of the Roswell Public Library stands by a display of books that have been banned or challenged on Wednesday. This week is Banned Books Week, and Dekle is encouraging residents to read and celebrate the First Amendment. For...

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Phoenix air service on the table for approval

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Commission has joined several other southeastern New Mexico communities that have committed financial backing for air service between Roswell and Phoenix. The county commissioners on Friday approved a resolution supporting air service...

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County hunger-relief orgs host open house

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Food pantries, county leaders and community members are meeting this morning to discuss hunger in Chaves County. Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico is holding an open house at Harvest Ministries from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today, concluding the...

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Reflections & Recovery offers counseling, support

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lorual Peschka, director and founder of Reflections & Recovery, at left, and Houston Johnson, R&R board member, second from right, visit with the Roswell Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Helping women overcome addiction to alcohol...

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Possible arson

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police were investigating a suspicious fire and possible arson at the intersection of Hendricks Street and Wyoming Avenue on Tuesday. The suspect was badly burned and was flown out of town for medical treatment, according to Officer L.J. Harrell,...

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Future wordsmiths

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell hands a dictionary to a Dexter Elementary School third-grader Tuesday. The Chaves County Republican Women have been giving dictionaries to Dexter, Hagerman and Lake Arthur third-graders for 30 years, said Joan Boue, president of...

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Employment Connection event Friday

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez has proclaimed the week of Sept. 21-27 as Employ Older Workers Week in New Mexico. In honor of Employ Older Workers Week, the Employment Connection office in Roswell will be holding an event from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the Roswell Adult...