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Roswell Job Corps looking for new director

October 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Starting Nov. 1, Career Opportunities Inc., based out of San Marcos, Texas, will take over operational responsibilities for the U.S. Department of Labor Roswell Jobs Corps Center. Chugach Industries, Inc. currently holds the contract for operating the center. Their contract will officially end on Oct. 31. Malyn Smith, acting director for the center, said...

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Gun Club hosts Appleseed event

October 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Rifle enthusiasts work on their marksmanship skills Saturday morning at the Roswell Gun Club during the Revolutionary War Veterans Association Appleseed Project which commemorates American heritage. (Mark Wilson Photo) History, heritage and marksmanship met...

Orozco, the only woman to achieve Capt. rank

October 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

Capt. Dina Orozco is the only woman to attain the rank of captain in the New Mexico State Police. Captain Dina Orozco is the only woman to achieve the rank of captain in the New Mexico State Police. She has had 16 years with the State Police and her...

Buddy Walk raises Down Syndrome awareness

October 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Hundreds of participants in the 7th annual Buddy Walk for the National Down Syndrome Society begin their stroll Saturday at the Spring River Park and Zoo.(Mark Wilson Photo) A special kind of spirit was alive in bright orange at the Buddy Walk sponsored by...

Youth ChalleNGe to receive funds

October 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Gov. Susana Martinez’s signing of the $86 million capital outlay bill, which passed during the special session, on Tuesday, has a direct impact on the Roswell community. Under the bill, the New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy in Roswell will receive $2...

Chaves County Extension discuss drought concerns

October 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Chaves County Extension agents discussed their concerns about the massive, extreme drought which has hit the Southwest this year with the Daily Record on Thursday. “This is the worst it’s been in over 50 years. This past summer it was like a convection...

Fun in the Pumpkin Patch

October 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Kindergartners from Washington Avenue Elementary School haul their Halloween prizes during a visit to the pumpkin patch Friday morning at Graves Farm and Garden. The farm is in full-blown Halloween mode with the Scary Corn Maze opening today from dark till...

McKelvey; educator inside and outside the classroom

October 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Longtime educator Dawnell McKelvey holding her Chaves County Caring Citizen award. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) No one knows the importance of the education that takes place outside of school better than a good, caring teacher — especially one whose sense of...

Character Counts! week to begin

October 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

“If-it-is-to-be-it-is-up-to-me my character counts,” chanted students from Dexter Elementary School on Friday at the Joseph R. Skeen Building at the Chaves County Administrative Center. The students helped Tim Fuller, executive director for Character...

Legal Fair helps several in the community

October 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The State Bar of New Mexico hosted a Legal Fair Friday afternoon for anyone and everyone who needed legal advice in Civil Law. Amy LaFaver, pro-bono coordinator throughout the state, works with local attorneys and judges to help those who cannot afford an...