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NMSP investigate fatal Eddy County car crash

May 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 35-year-old Carlsbad man died Thursday when the vehicle he was driving struck a tractor-trailer head on, according to a New Mexico State Police news release. Frederick Tapaha, 35, of Carlsbad, was traveling northbound on State Road 31 when it crossed the centerline and collided head on with a southbound tractor-trailer, according to police. Tapaha...

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Man attempts to hide under trailer

May 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police arrested a man on fleeing and reckless endangerment charges — but not until they coaxed him out from under a trailer where he was hiding. Daniel Munoz, 25, was arrested in connection with charges of aggravated fleeing from a law enforcement...

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NJ Gov. Christie stumps with Gov. Martinez

May 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie embrace oil man Ray Willis during a campaign stop Thursday morning at Roswell’s Stellar Coffee Co. Martinez and Christie, both presidential prospects, have campaigned for each other in their respective...

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Kidz help with gift bags

May 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kidz Helping Kidz was on hand Thursday to help Prison Door Ministry prepare gift bags for Father’s Day, June 15, when the ministry will be distributing food baskets at the Boys & Girls Club. From left are Jordan Alaniz, Gabriel Greene, Kidz Helping Kidz...

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Phone scammer seeks payment to cancel warrant

May 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

If you get a phone call saying “you owe cash because you missed jury duty,” then you are talking to a scammer, said Lt. Daniel Ornelas of the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office. “We don’t work that way,” Ornelas said. “We don’t collect money, and...

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Chamber banquet featured food, friends

May 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh visits with friends at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce Banquet, held Thursday at the Convention and Civic Center. The event featured a silent auction, dinner and motivational speaker Sam Glenn. (Randal Seyler Photo)...

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Keep Roswell Beautiful recognizes church

May 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Keep Roswell Beautiful awards First Presbyterian Church, located at 400 W. Third St., the May Beautification Award, recognizing its efforts for outstanding landscaping and maintenance. Landscaping is performed by Garden Crest, the first landscaping company...

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Woman injured Tuesday in hit-and-run

May 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A woman is receiving medical care after being injured in a hit-and-run with a vehicle on Tuesday night. Roswell Police officers responded to the area of Gayle Drive and South Emerald Street around 8:45 p.m. in reference to a 31-year-old woman who had been hit...

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Job Corps celebrates 50 years

May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

After Williams’ address, attendees enjoyed breakfast burritos and other treats prepared by the center’s culinary arts students. (Timothy P. Howsare Photos)   The Job Corps, which has its own campus adjacent to Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell,...

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County’s budget includes 3 percent pay raises

May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County commissioners unanimously approved an interim $45 million budget on Wednesday morning that includes several new positions and a cost-of-living adjustment for all county employees for the first time in three years. The $44,889,112 interim...