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Enrollment, funding drops at ENMU-R

January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell has seen a decline in enrollment in the past year as administrators deal with declining budget and staff cuts; however, students pay the most tuition to attend compared to other regional state colleges. A full-time student taking 12 credit hours pays $696.00 per semester, or $1,392 per year. Residents who live [&hellip...

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Accident leaves nearly 1,000 homes powerless

January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nearly 1,000 homes were without electricity, Tuesday morning, after a 17-year-old driver rammed into a utility pole at the intersection of East Country Club Road and North Garden Avenue. Around 12:20 a.m. residents up and down Country Club, along Garden and...

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United Way, Wells Fargo among those accepting donations for shooting victims

January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

In the wake of last week’s shooting incident at Berrendo Middle School, charitable works and donation funds to benefit the victims abound — leaving many people confused. Chaves County United Way is working in cooperation with Wells Fargo Bank to collect...

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Arapahoe high students to visit Roswell

January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A contingency of students from Arapahoe High School in Colorado will visit Pearson Auditorium Saturday, at 4 p.m. to show support for those affected by the shooting at Berrendo Middle School. All those affected by the shooting at Berrendo or the Dec. 13...

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Business owner Green sees growth potential for Roswell

January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Businessman Joe Green is running for City Council in Ward 3 against incumbent Councilman Art Sandoval. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Small-business owner Joe Green decided he wanted to make a difference in Roswell during what he felt was a critical time for the...

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Sanders’ father: ‘The responsibility is ours’

January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The family of Kendal Sanders held a press conference Monday afternoon at Church on the Move, giving an update on her condition. Kendal is the 13-year-old victim of last week’s Berrendo Middle School shooting. She is one of three who were injured when...

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County hopes for project funding from Legislature

January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

As the 30-day legislative session begins today, Chaves County will wait to hear whether a wish list of projects it submitted will be approved for funding. The county submitted 10 funding requests to its state legislators for road construction, a walking...

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Manning: A girl with a guitar and a dream

January 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Marie Manning One guitar. One voice. And a whole slew of opportunities. That is probably how Marie Manning would sum up her life. She’s proof that utilizing your talents can really pan out. It all started with her mom and an old guitar. Manning’s mom used...

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Showing some love

January 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnny Gonzales arranges goodies for his upcoming annual Free Valentine’s Day Giveaway for the community, Thursday. For more information on how to receive Valentine goodies, contact Johnny at 575-624-7579. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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DA appoints special prosecutor in Campbell case

January 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

District Attorney Janetta Hicks has appointed Matt Chandler, district attorney for Clovis, as special prosecutor for the Mason Campbell case. Campbell, 12, is charged with three counts of aggravated assault for Tuesday’s shooting at Berrendo Middle School,...