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API economist: Fuel prices lowest in four years

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Weak demand for gasoline coupled with record levels of production have resulted in the lowest fuel prices in four years, says the chief economist of the American Petroleum Institute. And with lower gas taxes in New Mexico than nationwide, motorists are seeing significant savings with gas prices averaging $2.80 a gallon in the state. John [&hellip...

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All Saints helps with Operation Christmas Child

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Thanks to the generosity of students at All Saints Catholic School in Roswell, needy children overseas will get Christmas gifts through the Operation Christmas Child program. All Saints students packed shoeboxes with toys (excluding toy guns and knives),...

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Police chief wants to start ‘Hot Spot’ policing program

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police Chief Phil Smith wants to put an end to the crime wave Roswell is currently experiencing, and one of the tools he wants to institute is a “Hot Spot.” “This Hot Spot program is being adopted all over the country,” Smith told the Police Committee...

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Market brings hope to women around globe

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Volunteers for Roswell’s second annual World Market unpacked inventory on Saturday in preparation for the event. World Market, a one-night shopping experience that features products made by women rescued from some of life’s most oppressive...

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NMMI camps receive accreditation from ACA

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute has been accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA) for its summer camp operations. Brigadier Gen. Richard V. Geraci, commandant of cadets, said that the accreditation site visit in June was the concluding step in a...

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Wilson-Cobb library brings history, genealogy to Roswell; Tracking family history can be challenge, librarian says

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Susan Bellomo, computer support and former librarian for the Wilson-Cobb History and Genealogy Library in Roswell, discusses researching family histories at the Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   If you want to discover your roots,...

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NMMI honors veterans at breakfast event

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: About 150 local veterans, including 20 staff members who are veterans, attended a breakfast Tuesday morning at New Mexico Military Institute dining hall. Below: The NMMI student choir performed for the veterans. (Max Scally Photos)...

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Roswell’s DAR elects officers

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The slate of officers for Roswell’s Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution was elected by the membership Nov. 6 at the home of Dr. Earl and Kathleen Pittman. The officers are, from left, Regent Jill Marcelli, First Vice...

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Free computer classes for seniors

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Senior citizens (50 and above) in Chaves County are invited to enroll in free basic computer classes offered by the Chaves County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) in partnership with ENMU-Roswell. Two classes will be available from 8 a.m. to noon on...

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Roswell Fire Department call log — Nov. 10-11

November 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 10 • At 8:14 a.m., to a fire alarm in the 200 Block of East 19th Street. • At 8:50 a.m., to a dumpster fire in the 100 block of North Kansas Avenue. • At 9:59 a.m., to...