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‘Karst,’ caves, bats and cow dung ­— Oh my!

February 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: George Veni is executive director of the National Cave and Karst Research Institute in Carlsbad. Below: Dianne Joop is education director of the National Cave and Karst Research Institute in Carlsbad. ( Submitted Photos) Ask a roomful of Rotarians in Roswell if they know what the word “karst” means and only half of them will raise their...

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ILEA delegates say farewell to Roswell

February 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: The Roswell Youth ChalleNGe Color Guard with some of the delegates. Below: Delegates capture memories with the ILEA staff after the graduation ceremony Friday. (Shawn Naranjo Photos) After four weeks of classes on international law enforcement,...

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Election results unchanged after county canvass

February 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Voting results in the Chaves County school elections were canvassed Friday morning with no changes from Tuesday night’s preliminary reports. Magistrate Judge K.C. Rogers certified the results and County Clerk Dave Kunko recorded them in the clerk’s office...

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101 and still having fun

February 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

 The beautiful young lady in the middle is Mildred Swenson, who celebrated her 101th birthday on Friday at Emeritus Roswell.  With Swenson is her daughter, Janet Meyer, and her husband, Tony, who made the drive from Plainfield, Indiana, to celebrate the...

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Car crashes into electrical box

February 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A city employee was called to the scene of a two-vehicle collision Friday night near the intersection of Lea Avenue and Second Street in which one vehicle crashed into an electrical box, exposing live wires. No one was injured in the crash. No other...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Feb. 4 – 5

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Feb. 4 • At 7:53 a.m., medical call, 2700 block of North Wilshire Boulevard. • At 8:03 a.m., structure fire, 100 block of South Lea Avenue. • At 8:51 a.m., medical...

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ENMU-R welcomes new board members

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tschabrun Trujillo Fresquez Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell welcomes new Community College Board member, Dawn Tschabrun, who was elected to the position by Chaves County voters on Feb. 3. She joins Mireya Trujillo and Ralph Fresquez who were reelected...

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Hagerman’s zero voter turnout causes uncertainty

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hagerman’s school board elections on Tuesday demonstrate you should never believe your vote doesn’t matter, particularly if you’re a candidate. Zero voter turnout Tuesday for three Hagerman school board races had local officials scratching their heads...

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Committee OKs funding for events

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city Finance Committee approved three Lodgers’ Tax requests on the City Council for final approval on Thursday morning. Requests from the 31st annual Milkman Triathlon, the Roswell Road Race Series, and the 2015 Senior Olympics state games were approved...

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CIC discusses possible new entry signs

February 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo   New welcome signs for Roswell’s roadsides were the topic of discussion by the Community Improvement Commission, which met Thursday at Roswell City Hall. Elizabeth Stark-Rankins, support services administrator, shared with the...