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KRB hosts Arbor Day gathering

April 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Climbing demonstrations are performed for visitors attending Keep Roswell Beautiful Arbor Day at Spring River Park & Zoo, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) By 9 a.m., a line of excited children and seniors waited to receive free tree seedlings for the 23rd annual Arbor Day commemoration at Spring River Park & Zoo, Saturday. There were [&hellip...

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Budget would cut horsemeat inspections

April 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tucked inside President Barack Obama’s 1,500-page budget is an item that would quickly reverse a federal action to reinstate horse slaughter in the U.S. The move may have effectively halted the permitting of Roswell-based Valley Meat Co. by the U.S....

Lynetta Zuber combines teaching, love for kids at Roswell KAPS

April 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lynetta Zuber (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Her light pink ’40s-era styled dress instantly stands out in the window light. Dramatic dark brown curls are pulled back from her face revealing eye shadow that matches the dress, instantly giving off a theatrical, yet...

Hicks won’t file charges

April 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County District Attorney Janetta Hicks announced Friday she will not prosecute Tim Sappington, the man caught on video shooting a horse on his land. Though Sappington showed poor judgment and insensitivity, Hicks determined his personal use of the...

In memory of her dad

April 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eko Fury Sanchez, 7, ties a blue ribbon in memory of her father, Saul Sanchez, to a red oak prior to its planting at the 12th hole of the Spring River Golf Course, Friday, during an Arbor Day Memorial Tree Planting ceremony. Sanchez was killed Dec. 11, 2012,...

Light, cameras, ENMU-R

April 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Robert Mendoza, center, and Aaron Godfrey of KOBR film ENMU-R student Moises Veleta in the school library during a photo shoot, Thursday morning. The university will be running the ads that feature students in campus scenes in the near future. (Mark Wilson...

CC adopts revised dog, cat ordinance

April 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell City Council voted to adopt a revised proposed ordinance that is an effort to regulate the selling and breeding of cats and dogs Thursday during its monthly meeting. During a council meeting last month, the city’s animal lovers and caretakers...

Chaves County Sheriff’s staff attend conference

April 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sheriff Rob Coon and other staff from the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office attended a three-day conference in Albuquerque held by the New Mexico Sheriffs Association from April 3-4. NMSA Executive Director Jack LeVick said a total of 379 people attended, from...

PVACD reaffirms opposition of priority call on Pecos River

April 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

During its monthly meeting Thursday, the Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District’s Board of Directors reaffirmed its opposition to the Carlsbad Irrigation District’s demand for a priority call on the Pecos River. PVACD Chairman Bill Netherlin read a...

Implanted ‘bracelet’ helps treat heartburn

April 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A tiny magnetic bracelet implanted at the base of the throat is greatly improving life for some people with chronic heartburn who need more help than medicine can give them. It’s a novel way to treat severe acid reflux, which plagues millions of Americans...