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Generation of Learning day care hosts 9/11 observation

September 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children at Generations of Learning recite the Pledge of Allegiance during an observation of 9/11, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Like many Americans, Marilyn Wagner and Jeri Key remember exactly where they were and what they were doing on Sept. 11, 2001. Wagner recalls getting ready for work that day and looking at the television just [&hellip...

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Monterrey students learn ‘what freedom means’

September 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Savannah Trammell, 1 1/2 years old, and students at Monterrey Elementary School cheer on as first responders and Vietnam veterans make an appearance during a flag-waving ceremony on the anniversary of 9-11, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo Though none were alive to...

Area middle-schoolers gear up for success

September 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lauren Smith, 13, and her mother Rosemary Mendoza, and Luz Lathrop joined by her son Paul, 12, and daughter Brittni, 13, study GEAR UP pamphlets prior to an orientation about the program at the Civic Center Monday evening. (Julia Bergman Photo) Seventh- and...

HazMat cleanup not yet done

September 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cleanup efforts are still in progress following a hazardous material spill that occurred after a semitruck going southbound overturned on the on-ramp from US 70 and 285, Friday. Immediately after the incident, officials reported that the containers carrying...

Stubbs receives Distinguished Municipal Service award

September 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A tearful and stunned Judy Stubbs accepted the Distinguished Municipal Service award for her 16 years of service, during which she served as president twice, to the New Mexico Municipal League, at the past presidents luncheon during the organization’s...

Baltazar sentenced in animal cruelty case

September 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Luis Baltazar, 48, pleaded no contest Monday during his District Court arraignment on the charges of extreme animal cruelty. The charges stem from an incident that occurred in July when deputies of the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched...

Gun expert hiccup during status hearing for 2011 death

September 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jose Arias, 20, appeared in 5th District Court, Monday, for a status hearing. Arias is charged with first-degree murder and tampering with evidence after the shooting of Victoria Velasquez-Arias, 22. The victim, granddaughter of Roswell City Councilor Elena...

United Way also helps affiliates: BBBS, First Tee, Loaves and Fishes, Wings for L.I.F.E.

September 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies that receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. As the United Way of Chaves County helps its affiliates, the favor...

It’s a dog’s life at Rio Pecos KC’s annual show

September 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Karen Thomas, foreground, grooms her collie Harley, while Jan Coak works on Ty during the Annual Rio Pecos Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show held at RIAC Park, Saturday. Thomas and Coak were part of a group that traveled to Roswell from Arizona. Mark Wilson...

Bitter Lake Dragonfly Fest continues today

September 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Young archers take aim at their targets during the 11th annual Dragonfly Festival at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Cool, cloudy weather and a little rain couldn’t keep nature enthusiasts from enjoying the 11th annual...