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ILEA, community welcome delegates

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on ILEA, community welcome delegates

The welcome reception for International Law Enforcement Academy-Roswell took place at the ILEA building Wednesday night. Mayor Dennis Kintigh addressed the crowd, comprised of community members and delegates from Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Honduras. Frank Taylor, project manager for ILEA, said that there are two sessions at the...

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Committee OKs funding for CASA

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Committee OKs funding for CASA

Chaves County CASA has been providing services to the Roswell Police Department and other law enforcement agencies since July without funding, but the city Finance Committee took steps on Thursday to remedy that situation. CASA has been handling the forensic...

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State police: Holiday patrols were successful

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on State police: Holiday patrols were successful

State police announced there was only one fatal crash in the state during Thanksgiving weekend involving either state or motor transportation police. State police said state troopers and motor transportation police officers were very proactive Thanksgiving...

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USDA extends application deadline for dairy margin protection program

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on USDA extends application deadline for dairy margin protection program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The application deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) will be extended until Dec. 19, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Thursday. The program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, protects participating dairy...

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IRS interest rates remain same for first quarter 2015

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on IRS interest rates remain same for first quarter 2015

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning Jan. 1, 2015. The rates will be: · 3 percent for overpayments (2 percent in the case of a corporation); · 3 percent for...

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Computer classes for seniors to be offered

December 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Computer classes for seniors to be offered

Computers can be hard to navigate from time to time, but senior citizens will have the chance to master the machines during a computer class on Dec. 13. Sean Davis, executive director of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, put together the program and is...

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RSO to perform ‘Christmas Classics’ Sunday

December 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on RSO to perform ‘Christmas Classics’ Sunday

The Roswell Symphony Orchestra will present “Christmas Classics” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Pearson Auditorium on the New Mexico Military Institute campus. Maestro John Farrer will lead the orchestra as it performs a program of Christmas favorites,...

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NMMI cadet charged with aggravated assault

December 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on NMMI cadet charged with aggravated assault

Butler   A recent cadet at New Mexico Military Institute faces a jury trial in February for allegedly severely assaulting another cadet at the NMMI campus last month. Authorities allege Chance Butler, 16, of Pampa, Texas, wore a black mask and dark...

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Masterson honored

December 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Masterson honored

Above: John Masterson, second from right, was honored Tuesday on the steps of the Chaves County Courthouse by Monique Jacobson, second from left, state tourism secretary, and Mayor Dennis Kintigh, right. Masterson was recognized for his heroic efforts in...

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Food drive collects over 6K items for pantries

December 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Food drive collects over 6K items for pantries

Sierra Middle School Builder’s Club members held a food drive in November, collecting items donated by students, parents, and staff at Sierra Middle School. The food drive took place from Nov. 3 to Nov. 25, and a total of 6,198 items were collected. The...