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Sheriff candidates raise nearly 60K

May 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Barncastle leads, Graves distant   The four-way Republican primary for Chaves County sheriff is turning into an expensive proposition with three weeks to go before the June 3 primary, according to the candidates’ most recent campaign finance reports. Pat Barncastle leads the pack in fundraising, having raised $21,556 in his bid to succeed Sheriff...

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Job Corps recognized by Keep Roswell Beautiful

May 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Keep Roswell Beautiful held a special award presentation at Roswell Job Corps recently to recognize its efforts for outstanding landscaping and maintenance, conservation and recycling. The beautification project created by the landscaping and building trades...

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Courthouse welcomes new four-legged staff members

May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gina Yeager, left, stands with Lincoln, the black Labrador, and District Attorney Janetta B. Hicks stands with Max, a golden Lab, Monday. Yeager is an administrative assistant for Judy Mullis, who was the first handler for Lincoln. (Shawn Naranjo Photo)...

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Committee follows up on Grant Street traffic safety efforts

May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Efforts to slow down traffic on Grant Street have resulted in a number of citations for speeding vehicles, members of the city Police Committee were told on Monday. The committee discussed traffic on Grand Avenue between Hobbs and Poe streets during the...

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Police seek information on homicide

May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Department detectives are interested in speaking with anyone who may have information pertaining to the homicide in which Kris Shuman, 32, was killed. Officers responded to the 700 block of East Third Street at approximately 2:25 a.m. on May 2...

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Tourism Council discusses upcoming events

May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Walk for Hope, Kids to the Park Day kick off weekend This weekend’s activities in Roswell are just the tip of the iceberg, members of the Chaves County Tourism Council were told during their May meeting, held on Monday. “We’re getting into a really busy...

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Kintigh presents proclamation

May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh, right, presented a proclamation to the Governor of the Southwest District of Kiwanis Windy Mortensen, of Phoenix, Ariz., during her visit here on Saturday. The Roswell Kiwanis Club hosted a district meeting and Kiwanians from Portales,...

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Nonprofits celebrate success of ‘Give Grande!’

May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Ron Malone, of Assurance Home; Mike Wolf, of Big Brothers Big Sisters of SENM; Shelly Currier, of Wings for LIFE; Cassie McClain, board president of Downs Syndrome Foundation of SENM; and Nathan Padilla of Embrace Inc., representing the local...

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May 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Three-year-old canine enthusiast Gavin Banda, of Dexter, gets acquainted Saturday with Olaf, an 8-month-old Boston Terrier, at the Roswell Humane Society’s eighth annual adopt-a-pet event at Classics Frozen Custard. Also pictured are Gavin’s...

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Council awards lodgers’ tax funds

May 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council has awarded tax revenues to three city events that promote tourism, including an event city leaders said will attract some of the brightest minds in rocketry science to Roswell this fall. The council on Thursday awarded $2,465 of lodgers’ tax...