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Animal abuse protests enter fifth week

October 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Paws has lent his support to the issue of animal abuse. The one-year-old Chihuahua suffered from third and fourth degree burns after a 12-year-old boy set his head alight. Paws poses here with his new human companion and foster father, Steve Schultz. Jessica Palmer Photo The protest to provide abused animals with fair treatment in [&hellip...

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Early voting underway

October 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico has ample time to make their vote count as early voting takes place this month. Early voting began Oct. 9 and will end Nov. 3, the Saturday before the election. Deadline to request absentee ballots is Nov. 2; they must be returned by 7 p.m. on Nov...

NMMI cadets march in memory of alumni

October 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute cadets march into Hagerman Barracks for Silver Taps ceremonies held Thursday evening. The Silver Taps ceremony is held to remember all the alumni who have died in the past year. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

County approves CCDC upgrades

October 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Thursday, the County Commission voted on what chairman Smiley Wooton described as one of the biggest projects that’s been discussed during his tenure. The commission approved RFB-12-7 to fund utility upgrades and modifications to be made at the Chaves...

The Tooth Fairy says, ‘Brush your teeth!’

October 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Tooth Fairy, played by ENMU-R dental assisting student Chandra Hawkins, and her assistant, 2-year-old Chloe Caley, perform in a play teaching young pre-schoolers proper dental hygiene at Parkview Early Literacy Center, Wednesday afternoon. Mark Wilson...

Climb time at NMMI

October 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bo Gephart, eighth-grader from Holloman Middle School at Holloman AFB near Alamogordo, navigates the High Ropes Course at NMMI during a Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) program involving some 75 students enrolled in middle schools from...

Stolen Ruidoso PD car found in Roswell

October 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police responded to the 2400 block of South Sunset Avenue, Tueday, after Dispatch received a call from OnStar Navigation that a vehicle reported as stolen was tracked to Roswell and was now stationary on Sunset Avenue. Officers found the 2012 Chevy Equinox....

Homecoming events at NMMI connect past and future leaders

October 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pioneers of New Mexico Military Institute’s past will be connected with leaders of the future this week as the school conducts its annual Homecoming celebration. In a press release issued by the school, Major General Jerry W. Grizzle, NMMI president and...

Domestic violence: Law enforcement, statistics and the real face of the problem

October 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nationally, statistics indicate that 1 in 4 people will be affected by domestic violence; three people will die every day. The local statistics for 2012 reveal the breadth of the problem. The Roswell Refuge compiles domestic violence calls using the figures...

Do zombies do the Monster Mash?

October 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The nerds are back and promising a thrilling time Oct. 27 as Landsun Computers sponsors the Thrill the World and Zombie Walk fundraising event. The day will feature various events leading up to the Thrill the World dance, an annual event where people around...