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Closures to continue on North Union Avenue

August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Full-width road closures in two-block increments will continue through September on North Union Avenue. A new school zone is being constructed on North Union and Montana avenues between 19th Street and Country Club Road. The new school zone is due to the growth of residential development with the subdivisions on the west side of North [&hellip...

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High-tech startup announces Roswell Discovery Day event

August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

High Desert Discovery District (HD3) — New Mexico’s first privately-led high technology start-up accelerator — announced it will partner with the Association of Commerce and Industry (ACI), Roswell Chaves County Economic Development Corp. and Delicious...

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Vets still skeptical after VA field hearing

August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, left, speaks at a congressional hearing in Roswell Wednesday regarding the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Pictured on the right is U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. (Jeff...

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Officials discuss infrastructure list

August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City councilors, officials and state legislators met Tuesday to discuss the city’s Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan. Councilors are working on prioritizing capital projects to submit the state for possible funding. (Randal Seyler Photo)   City...

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Oliver, Mastin speak at CCDP meet and greet

August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Timothy P. Howsare Photo) Democratic candidates Maggie Toulouse Oliver, right, for secretary of state, and Dick Mastin, for state representative District 59, were the guest speakers Tuesday at a meet and greet held by the Chaves County Democratic Party....

Joseph Ernest Cillis

August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

On August 4, 2014, Joseph Ernest Cillis went to sleep one last time surrounded by his family, finally getting rest from the ravages of old age. Joe was born over 90 years ago on November 11, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois to Dominic and Mary Cillis, who both...

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FLETC immigrants remain under quarantine

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, left to right, Artesia Mayor Phillip Burch, state Sen. Cliff Pirtle and state Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell meet Tuesday with reporters at the Greater Artesia Chamber of Commerce after a group of lawmakers toured the Federal Law Enforcement...

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Roswell’s Night Out brings out neighbors

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A young participant receives a paint tattoo Tuesday during Roswell’s Night Out presented at the Spring River Park and Zoo. (Jerry Heck Photos)   Steve Wolfe and Richard Lucero are the advisers for the Roswell Neighborhood Watch Program. Wolfe said,...

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County imposes new standards for chambers; Commissioners urge merger of 2 chambers

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County leaders have put in place specific performance standards for the county’s economic development agencies to continue qualifying for public funding, while also encouraging Roswell’s two chambers of commerce to consider a merger. The county...

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Stu Pritchard, 92, dies

August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pritchard   One of Roswell’s most accomplished and beloved citizens, Stuart Pritchard, passed away Tuesday at the age of 92. He was an Air Force lieutenant colonel, businessman, artist, writer and civic leader who retired in Roswell, his hometown,...