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Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 3-5

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 3-5

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 3 • At 9:18 a.m., to a medical call in the 100 block of West Bland Street. • At 9:34 a.m., to a medical call in the 1600 block of East Bland Street. • At 9:42 a.m., to a medical call [&hellip...

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NM OMI rules infant’s death a homicide; Grandmother says authorities failed to protect child

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on NM OMI rules infant’s death a homicide; Grandmother says authorities failed to protect child

The death of a 1-month-old Roswell infant in September 2013 was the result of a homicide, according to a death investigation by the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator released this week. The death investigation of Jonathan Miller determined the...

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Singing Stargazers

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Singing Stargazers

Above: The Goddard High School Stargazers perform a Christmas program Thursday at Del Norte Elementary School. The choir performed throughout the day at elementary schools and nursing homes in Roswell. The students are under the direction of Mary Gonzales....

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City still waiting on final festival financial reports; Officials await information from MainStreet Roswell

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on City still waiting on final festival financial reports; Officials await information from MainStreet Roswell

The city is still waiting on final reports from the Fiddle & Griddle Festival and the UFO Festival, Finance Committee members were told Thursday morning. Both festivals are organized by MainStreet Roswell, and the city’s contact with that group, Peggy...

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ILEA, community welcome delegates

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on ILEA, community welcome delegates

The welcome reception for International Law Enforcement Academy-Roswell took place at the ILEA building Wednesday night. Mayor Dennis Kintigh addressed the crowd, comprised of community members and delegates from Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Costa Rica,...

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Committee OKs funding for CASA

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Committee OKs funding for CASA

Chaves County CASA has been providing services to the Roswell Police Department and other law enforcement agencies since July without funding, but the city Finance Committee took steps on Thursday to remedy that situation. CASA has been handling the forensic...

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State police: Holiday patrols were successful

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on State police: Holiday patrols were successful

State police announced there was only one fatal crash in the state during Thanksgiving weekend involving either state or motor transportation police. State police said state troopers and motor transportation police officers were very proactive Thanksgiving...

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USDA extends application deadline for dairy margin protection program

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on USDA extends application deadline for dairy margin protection program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The application deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) will be extended until Dec. 19, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Thursday. The program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, protects participating dairy...

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IRS interest rates remain same for first quarter 2015

December 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on IRS interest rates remain same for first quarter 2015

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning Jan. 1, 2015. The rates will be: · 3 percent for overpayments (2 percent in the case of a corporation); · 3 percent for...

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Computer classes for seniors to be offered

December 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Computer classes for seniors to be offered

Computers can be hard to navigate from time to time, but senior citizens will have the chance to master the machines during a computer class on Dec. 13. Sean Davis, executive director of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, put together the program and is...