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Girl Scouts makes UW dollars count

September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Cookies, camping, and crafts — these are the three C’s Girl Scouts is perhaps better known for. Rebecca Sherwood, membership team leader for Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest, said the organization that’s been in Chaves County since the early 20th century is based on leadership. From this perspective, then, Sherwood said Girl Scouts, which [&hellip...

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Be careful: Distemper rates up

September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Officials at Animal Control say that the incidence of distemper has doubled this year. Tammy McKee, veterinary technician and kennel manager, said, “If we have been seeing 25 percent of the animals coming in with distemper in previous years, this year...

Police arrest Tabor on sex charge

September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division arrested Kenneth Tabor, 35, Wednesday, on one count of sexual exploitation of a child. According to Det. Sgt. Daniel Ornelas, their suspicions became aroused during a joint operation between...

Warrants out for Holbert, Ballinger

September 2, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The Roswell Police Department issued arrest warrants for William Holbert and Derek Ballinger, Thursday, on 19 counts of larceny. The warrants follow an Aug. 18 incident in which officers Rob Tucker and Charlie Corn responded to the area of Tierra Berrenda and...

NMML elects Roswell native Matt White president

September 2, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

A self-proclaimed “alien baby,” Eunice Mayor Matt White was honored to return to his hometown, a community he said he would move back to in a heartbeat, in anticipation of his formal election as president of the New Mexico Municipal Institute, Thursday...

Leaders in slammer for MoD

September 1, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Forty-five community and business leaders from the Roswell area were locked up Tuesday for a good cause. The leaders were held in the Community Room of the Pioneer Bank on Main Street, overseen by Judge Darryl Burkfield from 94.9 KBIM, as part of the March of...

Prescription Trails: Go take a hike for better health

September 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Doctors in Roswell may soon be prescribing something that’s free, fun, 100 percent natural and best of all, can help prevent a multitude of illnesses. Through an initiative called Prescription Trails, Roswell doctors could soon be prescribing something as...

Pecos Elementary School remodel begins this week

September 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Kindergartners at Pecos Elementary hold on to their yellow hard hats as they participate in groundbreaking ceremonies for a new 12,000-square-foot addition to the school, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Pecos Elementary School, which welcomed its first students...

Parks: City needs forester

September 1, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Some of the city’s trees, as seen from the rooftop of the Bank of America building on Fifth and Main streets. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer Park officials are imploring the city to reinstate the urban forester position to...

Red Cross, sign of hope, is always there

September 1, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

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 logo for the American Red Cross is the second most...