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Volunteer Fair scheduled today at Civic Center

April 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

How can our Roswell-newbies find information about more than 70 civic organizations in town? How can the organizations reach those new to our town and those who are now in a place in life to give back, when the need for volunteers is just as important as it was 100 years ago? The solution came [&hellip...

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Chaves County DWI arrest ­for April 1

April 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — April 1-3

April 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   April 1 • At 8:22 a.m., medical call, 200 block of East 22nd Street. • At 11:57 a.m., medical call, 2700 block of Gaye Drive. • At 1:21 p.m., medical call, 100 block of...

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Dairy hearings to start in Roswell

April 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission will begin holding public hearings in Roswell on Monday to consider proposed amendments to the commission’s Ground and Surface Water Protection Rule, known as the “Dairy Rule.” Monday’s hearing begins at...

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Lots of lovely lilies

April 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dee Dyess waters a tableful of Easter lilies at the House of Flowers, 405 W. Alameda St., Thursday afternoon. Dyess said the majority of the popular plants are for churches for their Easter services this Sunday. In 1906 the poet, Mrs. S.R. Allen wrote:...

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Nora Espinoza bills await action

April 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Espinoza   Three bills sponsored by state Rep. Nora Espinoza sit on the governor’s desk for action after clearing both the New Mexico House of Representatives and the New Mexico Senate in the 2015 legislative session. Espinoza, R-Roswell, introduced 12...

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Panel adjusts payment to MainStreet Roswell

April 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Organizers of this year’s UFO Festival are in good shape to receive money from the city of Roswell once again except they likely won’t get it in advance this time. A divided Finance Committee gave a two-thirds vote approval Thursday to award MainStreet...

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BBBS gets a boost

April 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Sertoma Club recently awarded $5,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico in support of its Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraising event. Art Torrez, president of the Roswell Sertoma Club, center, presents the check to Britt...

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Bouncin’ around

April 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cayson Fax, 5, and his aunt, Colette Moody, both of Roswell, enjoy spending quality time together Wednesday on that bouncing thingamajigger at Spring River Park and Zoo. Thingamajigger is a real word to those of us who have read Dr. Seuss books. Cayson is...

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Wooley has several bills passed by Legislature

April 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Rep. Bob Wooley sponsored 14 bills in the 2015 legislative session in Santa Fe, one of which has been signed into law and three of which await action by the governor. Wooley said Wednesday he’s been informed two of those three bills awaiting the...