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Local Domino’s manager Hoff competes in nat’l pizza-making competition

June 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rob Hoff, a Domino’s Pizza area supervisor in southern New Mexico, placed 13th in the finals at Domino’s 2014 World’s Fastest Pizza Maker Competition in Las Vegas. (Courtesy Photo)   Thirteen turned out to be a lucky number for one Roswell man. Rob Hoff placed 13th in the World’s Fastest Pizza Maker Competition in Las [&hellip...

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Catching some catfish

June 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

( Above: Jeff Tucker Photo, Below Courtesy Photo) Hundreds of youths “landed a big one” Saturday at the 13th annual Kids Fishing Day at Walmart. Children learned about fishing, fish habitat and other essentials at the free fishing clinic sponsored by...

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Foster mom has been helping kids for 20 years

June 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Linda Nasrallah works with a foster child recently while at Peak Treatment Foster Care. Linda has been a foster parent in Roswell for 20 years, shaping the lives of dozens of troubled youths. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   Being a foster treatment care mother is...

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Board declares Snyder winner of sheriff’s race

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Snyder Barncastle: ‘We’re going to consider a recount’ Chaves County sheriff candidates Pat Barncastle and Britt Snyder and their spouses watched anxiously Friday morning as 20 additional ballots were added to Tuesday’s primary election results. When...

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Cooling off at Cahoon Park

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

It’s not quite as big as the original Batmobile but at least it floats. Youngsters in Roswell stayed cool in the 100-plus temperatures this week at Cahoon Pool on West Fourth Street. (Timothy P. Howsare Photos)...

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Keep cool, safe in summer heat

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Health and the Children’s Youth and Families Department (CYFD) advise residents to take extra precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and to be extra vigilant to not leave children...

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Phone scammers almost as plentiful, pesky as mosquitoes

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Even more annoying than the pesky mosquitoes that have been infesting Roswell is the number of phone scammers relentless in their efforts to fleece money from local residents. One of the most recent scams involves someone calling to say you missed a jury duty...

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Camp features horses, jujitsu and education

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alexandria Aranda, program director, and Pastor Danny E. Sons opened the MYFDC Summer Day Camp this week. The camp, which continues until Aug. 1, celebrates its opening today with a grand opening and riding contest at noon at the facility, which is located...

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Bereavement support group offers comfort

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Twilla Barnett and Bev Bucklew lead the Gentiva Hospice bereavement support group. (Jessica Kindrick Photo)   There is no need to be alone while mourning the loss of a loved one. In May 2013, a hospice-sponsored bereavement group began meeting at the...

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Carlsbad Caverns under fire restrictions

June 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad Caverns National Park is under a Stage I Fire Restriction due to high temperatures, low relative humidity, and extremely dry vegetation. Stage I fire restrictions include: · No open flames, campfires, charcoal, gas or wood barbecues...