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De Los Santos Amaro declares for clerk

March 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Stephanie De Los Santos Amaro Chaves County Bureau of Elections chief Stephanie De Los Santos Amaro has announced her candidacy for Chaves County clerk in 2012. The position is currently held by Rhoda Coakley, who has served as clerk for 24 years and is retiring at the end of this year. De Los Santos Amaro [&hellip...

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RPD’s SWAT trains at Mesa Verde Apts

March 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

SWAT team members perform a training exercise at the Mesa Verde Apartments, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Roswell Police Department held SWAT training exercises, Thursday, at Mesa Verde Apartments, 502 S. Wyo-ming Ave. Commander Bill Brown said...

Daredevil jumps from 71,581 feet

March 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Felix Baumgartner prepares to jump during the first manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos over Roswell,Thursday. (AP Photo) Felix Baumgartner became the third person to successfully jump from more than 70,000 feet, Thursday, ascending an estimated 71,581...

Roswell rises early to celebrate county on Agriculture Day

March 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeff Witte, director/secretary, New Mexico Department of Agriculture, prepares to address those attending Rise with Roswell Agriculture Day 2012 at the fairgrounds, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Rise with Roswell was held Thursday at the Eastern New...

No new taxes?

March 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Deciding to pursue other alternatives to finance renovations to the Chaves County Adult Detention Center, the Chaves County Board of Commissioners took formal action to reject the adoption of proposed ordinance O-084, which would increase the county’s...

RPD arrests, charges Rianna Lucero, 19

March 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department arrested Rianna Lucero, 19, Wednesday, on four counts of aggravated assault, two counts with a vehicle and two counts with a knife. The incident occurred on March 11 and appeared in the Record’s Police Blotter on Tuesday....

‘Who are you calling an old coot’?

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

American coots swim the waters of Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Needed: Public loo downtown

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

As Roswell nears spring break and summer festivals, merchants within the downtown shopping district have expressed their concerns about increased usage of their restrooms, a problem that has many hoping a public restroom will be built close to the...

DDSD conducts public meeting on new system

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Statewide around 3,800 individuals receive services through the Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Program, which serves as an alternative to institutional care, and more than 5,600 are on the waiting list. The program is de-signed to provide services...

LRH’s ER space to premiere Monday

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

When Janelle Raborn, interim CEO of Lovelace Regional Hospital, saw the facility’s emergency room, she saw a need — for more space, more staff and faster service. The hospital’s current ER has only three rooms. Its cramped space does not allow for a...