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New cath lab opens at Lovelace hospital

April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lovelace Regional Hospital in Roswell will celebrate the opening of a new cardiac catheterization laboratory from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. “We are proud to bring this needed service to our community,” said Dawn Tschabrun, CEO, Lovelace Regional Hospital. “The cath lab will expand cardiology services for southeastern New Mexico and allow...

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Blood moon

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The full moon blushes red as it passes into Earth’s shadow during a total lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Gov. denies Roswell’s bid for vet cemetery

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (2)

Roswell’s request for a federally designated veterans’ cemetery was denied, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday. The four cities selected for the first phase of the new state program to provide veterans’ cemeteries for rural communities were Angel...

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Police Committee discusses officer retention program

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Committee discussed a proposed master law enforcement officer program for the police department during their regular monthly meeting Monday evening at City Hall. Chief Phil Smith presented his proposal for a “master track” program which...

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Pearce, public discuss prairie chicken

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Congressman Steve Pearce greets his constituents during a town hall meeting to discuss the lesser prairie chicken at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday. Some 100 people engaged in the informative two-hour discussion, including local officials, farmers,...

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Snyder cleared in Hatch Act complaint

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County sheriff candidate Britt Snyder was notified by the federal government that he was not in violation of the Hatch Act, he announced Tuesday. “There was never a doubt in my mind I had done anything to violate the Hatch Act, but I had to get that...

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Director: Senior Olympics expected to bring 1,400 competitors to Roswell

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sean Davis, executive director of the Chaves County Retired Senior Volunteer Program, discusses the upcoming Senior Olympic State Games, which will be held in Roswell in July. Davis spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Roswell on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo) For...

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Roswell’s Most Wanted: Michael Madruga

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Michael Madruga, 46, is wanted for vehicle burglary, receiving stolen property, tampering with evidence, and criminal damage. The incident occurred on the 1100 block of South Main Street on April 14. Through the course of the investigation, detectives...

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Roswell spring bird count planned

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Audubon Society sponsors two bird counts each year — the Christmas Bird Count and the Spring Migration Count. This year the spring count will be held on Saturday, May 10, and will be coordinated by the United Field Ornithologist of Roswell (UFO-R)....

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Evans receives congressional recognition

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High School senior Emlyn Evans, left, was honored Tuesday during an assembly at the high school during which U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce, right, announced Evans’s appointment to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and presented him with a...