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JOY Center reaches out to law makers

January 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County JOY Center, along with New Mexico Senior Olympics, is reaching out to area legislators. With budget cuts this past year, the JOY Center lost over $50,000 in operational funds. Monica Duran, executive director of the JOY Center, wants legislators to have their programs clearly in mind when deciding budget cuts. “We know [&hellip...

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Passing time at the rec center

January 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Frank Herrera, who teaches Folkloric dance at the Roswell Recreation Center, is seen here working on a glass project in the ceramics classroom at the Recreation Center. (Curtis Michaels Photo)...

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Broadway Bound Kids registration open until Jan. 20

January 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Until Jan. 20 Broadway Bound Kids Way Way Off-Broadway Theatre Co. presents Broadway Bound Kids. BBK is an all-youth performing group for children ages 7-16. The children will learn singing, dancing and acting skills that will not only enhance their...

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GRT increase, $21 million bond on city agenda; Sales taxes would go up $2.3 million annually to fund rec center

January 11, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on plans to raise local sales taxes to pay for an $18 million aquatic facility and recreation center, whether to issue a $21 million bond to replace water meters throughout the city to better account water...

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Current zoo inspection notes minor problems

January 11, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A December USDA inspection did not cite the city zoo for problems related to animal well-being. It did find find three areas were in non-compliance and need to be corrected. (AJ Dickman Photo) A recent inspection has cited the city zoo for several minor...

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On the shoulders of giants: Community remembers oil man

January 11, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Charles B. Read, Wildcatter, family man, industrial giant benefitted Roswell for decades with his support of numerous organizations including St. Mary’s Hospital, the YMCA, the United Way and many others. He will be missed. (Submitted Photo)...

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Structure burns twice in one day

January 11, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A condemned structure in the 1200 block of Johnson Avenue caught on fire twice on Wednesday. The first blaze was reported around 7:30 a.m., and the one person who was inside was able to safely escape. The second fire was reported around noon. The Roswell Fire...

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Online petition circulates criticizing school decision

January 11, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Goddard High School junior Tristan Herring says he wants his petition to encourage the district to make decisions differently in the future when it comes to snow days. (Submitted Photo) A Goddard High School student is urging others to sign an online petition...

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Trees ‘leave’ mess, city takes charge

January 11, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A city worker rakes leaves Tuesday morning at the curb on North Montana Avenue. (Curtis Michaels Photo)...

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JOY Writers share their art

January 11, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

JOY Writers will start its 17th series of public readings at the Roswell Museum and Art Center 2 p.m. Sunday at the Bassett Auditorium in the Roswell Museum and Art Center. Now in its 18th year as a working writers’ cadre, the group has several published...