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RMAC preparing for Art Block Party

September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Roswell Museum and Art Center Board of Trustees discuss the upcoming Art Block Party & Chalk Art Festival during Monday’s meeting at RMAC. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The staff at Roswell Museum and Art Center is preparing for the annual Art Block Party & Chalk Art Festival, set for Oct. 4. “We’re [&hellip...

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NMMI looks for voter turnout in November

September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Kiwanis Club Students of the Month Krimhilcla Garibay Carranza, left, a high school senior at New Mexico Military Institute, and Zoie White, a senior at Goddard High, listen to Col. David West, chief of staff at NMMI, discuss the upcoming General...

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Demolition of buildings aims to reduce crime; Latest targeted structure was part of homicide case

September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Submitted by the roswell police department   A house with an infamous recent history is scheduled to begin being torn down next week as part of the city’s ongoing efforts to remove dilapidated structures in hopes of reducing the potential for criminal...

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RPD donate vehicles to Mounted Patrol

September 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police recently donated two used police cars to the New Mexico Mounted Patrol, Troop 13, according to a news release. The donation of two Ford Crown Victorias was an effort to assist another of the area’s law enforcement organizations, according to...

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Wooly worms will change into tiger moths

September 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Submitted by Chaves County Extension Office Chaves County residents are wondering about the wooly caterpillars that have been spotted scurrying across the roads and highways. The caterpillars are the larval stage of the “tiger moth,” Lepidoptera,...

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Veteran’s Cemetery board discusses projects

September 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Randal Seyler Record City Editor The Gen. Douglas L. McBride-Roswell Veteran’s Cemetery Board of Directors will be looking at capital improvement projects for the cemetery, including the construction of a pavilion and paving the roadways. The board met...

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Alleged negligent dog rescuers in court this morning

September 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Jeff Tucker Record Staff Writer Two Roswell women charged in connection to the June dog mauling of a Roswell boy are scheduled to appear in Chaves County Magistrate Court today for their pre-trial hearings. Sammye S. LaFlar, 59, and Janice C. Ensconatus,...

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Independence dance

September 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Monica Lysak and her brother Raymon Amaya perform a traditional dance during the Piñatafest held this weekend in downtown Roswell. Piñatafest is a cultural celebration that coincides with the day celebrating Mexico’s independence from Spain, Sept. 16....

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Board to cover adult businesses, marijuana

September 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County commissioners are scheduled this week to tackle the hot-button issues of sex and drugs — although they are not expected to address rock ‘n’ roll or the provocative hip gyrations of Elvis Presley. The five Republican commissioners are...

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2 Carlsbad middle schoolers charged with bomb threats

September 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two Carlsbad middle school students have been arrested on charges of making false bomb threats at their school last week. All students and personnel were evacuated from P.R. Leyva Middle School on Thursday and Friday due to bomb threats, stated a news release...