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Mathis tells Desk & Derrick there’s ‘no replacement for oil’

September 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Filmmaker Mark Mathis hands Judy Stubbs a business card prior to his speech at the Civic Center, Wednesday. Noah Vernau Photo The Desk & Derrick Club of Roswell held its 60th annual industry appreciation banquet at the Civic Center, Wednesday, welcoming filmmaker Mark Mathis as guest speaker. Mathis, a New Mexico native, discussed his 90-minute [&hellip...

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New hotel going up

September 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction workers on the site of the new Marriott Towne Place Suites, Wednesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Animal cruelty calls peak in summer

September 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Animal cruelty cases have made the news. Two of the worst incidents occurred in the county during August. Luis Baltazar, 47, was arrested and charged with extreme animal cruelty after neighbors reported their suspicions to the Chaves County Sheriff’s...

Company’s coming

September 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A dragonfly glistens under the sweltering sun Tuesday afternoon at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The 11th annual Dragonfly Festival will be held this Saturday and Sunday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Area real estate market ‘healthy’

September 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The general health of the real estate industry in Roswell appears to have improved in 2012 compared to recent years, with more homes being built and a higher volume of sales. Brad Davis, general manager and co-owner of Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors,...

Almost finished

September 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers add finishing touches to the roof of the nearly completed Educational Center on the ENMU-R campus, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

GEAR UP apps down

September 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A cohort of Roswell students is seemingly not taking advantage of a free college education. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell has reported a lower number of students applying for the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs...

One jazzy Labor Day at Spring River

September 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Dixieland jazz band, The Roswell Jazz Festival Seven, from left: Jay Thomas on trombone, Larmon Maddox playing the trumpet, Art Director of the Roswell Jazz Festival Michael Francis on keyboard, New Mexico State University music professor James Shearer on...

CASA helps abused, neglected children

September 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies, which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. The Chaves County Court Appointed Special Advocates program is...

Bachicha gets home-town welcome

September 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Tech Sgt. Luis Bachicha is greeted by veterans, family and friends upon his arrival to Roswell from Kansas, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Veterans, friends and family assembled at the truck stop just north of the city limits Saturday morning, with their...