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Lilley carries torch for Roswell as 37th NM Senior Olympics officially kick off

June 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Max Scally Photos Above: Nick Blea carries the Senior Olympic torch during the opening ceremony for the games Thursday evening at the NMMI Alumni Center. Bottom right: Participants join in on the opening ceremony festivities. Jim Lilley is the embodiment of the Senior Olympics. A Roswell resident since the early 1950s, Lilley, 86, has participated [&hellip...

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Names are released in Bottomless Lakes case

June 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico State Police have released the names of those involved in Tuesday’s fatal car versus pedestrian accident at Bottomless Lakes State Park. According to a NMSP press release, 2-year-old Azriel Lucero was run over by the rear driver’s side tire...

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Captain Jackson on a new mission in Arkansas

June 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Submitted Photo Lee Kyser, the head of the Assurance Home horse program, and Captain Jackson, a mustang that Assurance Home trained to become a therapy horse, in front of a sign made to welcome Captain Jackson into a therapeutic riding program in Little Rock,...

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Chaplain assistant follows the voice of God

June 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Air Force staff sergeant visits family in Roswell for first time in a year NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — When one thinks of a security forces member, images of a weapon toting, straight-to-the point airman who only talks when pulling someone...

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City, county, rescuers sued in dog mauling case

June 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The parents of the boy who was attacked by pit bull terrier-mixed dogs last summer that had been released from the Roswell dog pound have sued the city of Roswell, Chaves County, local animal rescue groups and individuals implicated in the attack that...

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June 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 2 • At 8:49 a.m., fire alarm, 1100 block of North Main Street. • At 10:12 a.m., medical call, 2900 block of Largo Drive. • At 10:54 a.m., medical call, 400 block of South...

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County approves 12.9 percent smaller budget

June 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County commissioners have approved an annual budget that is $5.8 million less than the current fiscal year’s budget. Although the county’s property tax rate has been decreased, jail construction costs are elapsing, making a smaller overall...

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Underage driver backs over young boy; Police: Citations pending for 15-year-old driver

June 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The entrance to Lea Lake was closed for several hours Tuesday after a child was fatally hit by a car late in the afternoon. (Jared Tucker Photo)     A young boy has died after an underage driver backed into him at Bottomless Lakes State Park Tuesday...

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Hearing loss? There’s a remedy

June 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

It takes people about seven years before they notice their hearing has diminished. For people who notice the change sooner, there is Miracle-Ear Hearing Centers in Roswell. Around 48 million people in the United States have hearing loss including 1 in 3...

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NM ranked fifth least safe state in recent study

June 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A study conducted by Wallethub, an online personal finance resource, revealed that New Mexico is ranked the 47th safest state to live in out of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. A ranking of one is safest and a ranking of 25 is average. The...