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County concerned about the possible loss of PILT funds

January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

County commissioners expressed concern at their meeting Thursday about the county’s potential loss of more than $2 million in federal funding this year. Chairman James Duffey and Commissioner Greg Nibert will travel to Washington in April to discuss the issue. Commissioner Robert Corn will travel to Washington in March. “It’s going to be a sad...

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Opponents say levy will cost more than thought

January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The mill levy has its opponents, such as Hudson Boue. “He (President Madden) says that this is not a 200 percent increase. We’re not saying that this is a 200 percent increase in property taxes, but it is a 200 percent increase in millage.” Boue argues...

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Madden: Mill levy would help sustain programs

January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

After the traumatic events of Tuesday, many people may have forgotten that this week they have the opportunity to vote on the mill levy for Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell. Voting machines have been set up at the Joseph R. Skeen building, 1 St....

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DA files charges in school shooting

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez addresses the media during a press conference Wednesday at Berrendo Middle School. RISD Superintendent Tom Burris, far right, also gave remarks. Berrendo Middle School will resume classes today, after two students were shot Tuesday by...

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Counseling available for returning students, staff

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Parents and children took advantage of counseling services offered at Berrendo Middle School Wednesday. Several more therapists will be on hand for those returning today. Chaves County CASA will be one of many providers assisting mental health professionals...

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Chaves County FRW hosts mayoral candidates

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A total of 150 people attended the Chaves County Federation of Republican Women luncheon, resulting in record attendance. The reason for the interest? The group brought in four speakers, Wednesday, to discuss pressing political issues of the day, including...

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Kintigh holds campaign launch

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Several supporters attended a campaign launch for Dennis Kintigh, center, candidate for Roswell mayor, at the Roswell Elks Lodge Wednesday night. (Jill McLaughlin Photo)...

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Shooter’s family releases statement

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The parents and grandparents of Mason Campbell, the suspect in Tuesday’s shooting at Berrendo Middle School, have released a statement. It reads: “On behalf of our entire family, we want to first say that our constant thoughts and our fervent prayers have...

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As details in school shooting emerge, law enforcement continues search for motive and community remains in shock

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Mark Wilson Photos) The community of Roswell remains in shock after two students were shot at Berrendo Middle School around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. Parents and family raced down Main Street to converge on the Roswell Mall following the incident. People wept and...

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Students are escorted from Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, New Mexico following an early morning shooting, Tuesday, January 14, 2014. (AP Mark Wilson/Roswell Daily Record)

How to Help

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Mark Wilson Photo) • For no-subscribers click Local Alerts to view content. • Wells Fargo has set up an account for the victims. Donate at a local branch to the: “Berrendo Middle School Fund” • United Way of Chaves County: Call 575-622-4150 to...