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County to award bid for detention centers work

November 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The medical ward at the Chaves County Detention Center will be reconstructed to include up-to-date facilities for mental health and medical care. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) County commissioners will consider awarding a $15.2 million contract for general construction services today for the remodel and addition project planned at the adult and juvenile detention...

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RPD investigating church break-ins

November 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department is investigating a break-in at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 111 E. Deming St., that occurred sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning. The subjects entered the Religious Education Building by smashing a window and...

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Chaves County FRW honors area veterans

November 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Veterans Honor Guard presents the flag at the Republican Woman Luncheon, Wednesday, to honor area veterans. A total of 116 people attended the event. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Federated Republican Women of Chaves County held a lunch to honor area...

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Memory screening raises dementia awareness

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joyce Fisher, left, talks with Victoria Candelaria of Gentiva Hospice during the ninth annual Memory Screening Day at the Roswell Elks Lodge, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Memory loss has a sort of ring to it that scares people. But taking preventative...

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City moves ahead with convention center plans

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City leaders are moving ahead with plans to construct a convention center in downtown Roswell, despite knowing New Mexico Military Institute wanted to partner with them to build a similar facility less than a mile away. The city plans to add onto its existing...

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Hotels, motels remain opposed to new bed fee

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hotels and motels in Roswell started collecting the newly imposed $2.50 per room, per night lodging fee this month. But most are still opposed to it. “It’s created major havoc,” said Edie Stevens, director of sales at La Quinta Inn and spokeswoman for...

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Tick tock…

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dee Dyess, co-owner of House of Flowers, adds a holiday decorative touch outside of her shop recently. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Pancake breakfasts raise funds for two families affected by Hwy. 285 accident

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

  The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office and High Chaparral Café, 5500 N. Main St., held a charity pancake breakfast, Saturday, to collect funds for Sgt. Steve Meredith, who was hit by a truck during an accident that occurred on Oct. 21 on Hwy. 285 near...

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‘TAILED’ series set for Thanksgiving premiere

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The cast and crew of the local film series, “TAILED,” anxiously await the web show’s release Thanksgiving Day. From left to right: writer Boyd Barrett, Director Donovan Fulkerson and actors Dominic Batista and Rachel Graves. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) The...

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Apprehended: Pamela Whitt

November 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pamela Whitt, 44, is wanted for two counts of remote financial service act violation by using someone else’s debit/credit card without permission.  She is described as 5 feet, 4 inches, 205 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. Anyone with information...

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