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Grant to increase exporting small business products

October 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A grant to support small businesses develop more products and increase exporting from New Mexico into Mexico has been announced by New Mexico Small Business Development Center representatives this week. Flo Dow, assistant director of marketing of the New Mexico Small Business Development Center teamed with Carl Kallansrud whose office is at the Eastern New...

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First cold front of the season arrives

October 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque predicts unusual chilly weather with temperatures hovering around 39 degrees through today for Chaves County. Thursday, mid-day temperatures had dropped to the upper 30s in an unusual drop at this time of year from...

Character Counts!

October 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell High School art students apply the finishing touches to a Character Counts! mural to a wall directly across the street from the front entrance of the school, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Meeting looks at ways to improve tourism

October 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Expanding Roswell’s tourism image was on the agenda at a marketing meeting led by a representative of the Tourism Association of New Mexico and attended by many of the city’s leaders. David Hayduk, who is based in Santa Fe and contracts for the southeast...

Search finds toxic mix of meth and filth

October 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Detectives served a search warrant at 111 E. Summit St. around 9 a.m. Wednesday looking for stolen property and found much more than they were originally looking for. The detectives found stolen property, a large amount of methamphetamine, along with numerous...

Wienermobile lands in Roswell

October 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Rebecca Featherstine-Murrell and her daughter, Natalyn, 3, check out the Weinermobile menu during a visit by the Oscar Meyer rolling hot dog, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) An icon of American good mood food has landed in Roswell. Oscar Mayer’s...

RFD union looks to add lieutenants

October 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The three-member Labor Management Relations Board for the city of Roswell will make a decision concerning the inclusion of Roswell Fire Department lieutenants into a collective bargaining unit by Nov. 19. The board held an all-day hearing Wednesday on the...

New program aims to tackle bullying

October 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Several concerned community leaders met Tuesday afternoon in the Farmers Insurance lobby to discuss putting a stop to bullying locally by coordinating with area schools programs. In what has become a nationwide issue, teachers, community leaders, doctors,...

Memorial work continues

October 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Ed Sandoval, left, and Harold Lopez of Rocky Mountain Stone Company, fit together pieces of the new Chaves County War Memorial in front of the courthouse, Tuesday morning. An official at the site said the project should be completed in the next two weeks....

Retirement Board is seeking input

October 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Retirement benefits for nearly all New Mexico educators are about to change, but not without a tallying of votes to see what current educators and school staff want. Unfortunately, out of the 1,924 eligible educators and staff members in Chaves County, not...