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County joins chicken lawsuit

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County and three other southeastern New Mexico counties have joined a lawsuit alleging regulatory abuse by the federal government and challenging its decision to list the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species. The Chaves County commissioners last week approved paying $10,000 to become a co-plaintiff in the lawsuit against the U.S. Department...

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Prescribed burn planned today in Chaves County

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Bureau of Land Management Roswell Field Office will begin today a prescribed burn operation approximately 10 miles north of Roswell in Chaves County. The Garcia Flats prescribed fire will be 160 acres and is located off Cottonwood Road along the Pecos...

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Woman receives scholarships among hardships

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Reba Burns, right, poses with Derek Miller and their daughter, Hae’leigh, following her graduation ceremony. (Courtesy photo)   By Dylanne Petros Record Staff Writer   It’s been a tough year for one Roswell woman. Reba Burns, 18, not only had to...

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Boy, 9, hospitalized after being mauled by 3 dogs

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 9-year-old boy was hospitalized Wednesday after he was mauled by three dogs on Vista Lane, west of Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   A 9-year-old Chaves County boy is in the hospital after being mauled by three dogs early Wednesday morning. The dogs...

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Singing scientist kicks off library series

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Youngsters pretend they are rockets blasting off Wednesday during a presentation at the Roswell Public Library by Curious Chris the Singing Scientist. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   Curious Chris the Singing Scientist kicked off the Roswell Public Library’s...

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Pearce reintroduces bill to expedite rural VA health care access

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Jerry Heck Special to the Daily Record   Veterans Affairs requires veterans to travel to its facility in order to get treatment. If a veteran does not live near a VA facility, there are numerous challenges. While there is an abundance of dysfunctional...

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ILEA welcomes officers from Central America

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Miguel Martinez, delegate from Honduras, thanks the crowd for being welcomed Wednesday in Roswell and said he and fellow officers are happy to be in Roswell. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   By Dylanne Petros Record Staff Writer   There will be a...

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Anderson transferred to Lovelace rehab hospital

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Phelps Anderson, owner of SunValley Energy Corp., was transferred from University Medical Center in El Paso to Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital in Albuquerque Tuesday as he recovers from injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle crash on May 18. The wreck...

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Final wishes important for families to know

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gabriel Casaus, manager and funeral director at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, asks for a show of hands of everyone with automobile insurance during his discussion of pre-planning for funerals and final wishes at the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday. (Randal...

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Eastern new mexico medical center auxiliary awards scholarships

June 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eastern New Mexico Medical Center Auxiliary awarded scholarships totaling $14,500 to the following students for the summer 2014 semester: Alyssa Andreis, Brandy Barr, Casey Carroll, Mawaika Duran, Alexandria Fresquez, Chelsea Getchell, Elizabeth Hervey, Kim...