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Man arrested, suspected of multiple counts of sexual contact with minors

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Guajardo  A Roswell man was arrested Friday, suspected of 10 counts of sexual contact with a child. Police arrested Uriel “Rudy” Guajardo, 50, at 9 a.m. in a parking lot on the 2300 block of North Main Street. The incidents involved three female children and had occurred during the past year in Roswell, according to [&hellip...

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Duffey: County 1 of 3 to receive an outstanding audit

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

During the county commission meeting Thursday, Heinfeld, Meech and Co. presented the county’s fiscal year 2013 audit report. The report was deemed to be an “unbiased audit” and “the best opinion you can get” by the firm’s representative....

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Vehicle runs red light, four cars crash

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell police responded to a four-car accident at the intersection of East Second Street and Lea Avenue at 2:10 p.m. Friday. A pickup truck, sedan, SUV and a passenger van collided after one vehicle ran a red light. No one was injured in the accident, said...

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County expects to pay less for indigent care

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County expects to see little, if any, change in the amount of tax revenue it will send to the state to fund hospital care for patients who can’t afford to pay the bill, following the passage of Senate Bill 268. The bill that was passed in the last...

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RPD looking forward to accreditation

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department has been recommended for full accreditation by the New Mexico Law Enforcement Accreditation Program. Program assessors, which is a branch of the New Mexico Municipal League, completed a three-day onsite assessment of the...

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Spring cleaning

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mark Wilson Photo A crew from Riley Industrial Services perform a spring cleaning at the Cahoon Park swimming pool by sandblasting, readying it for summer fun, Thursday...

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State group protests for immigrant rights

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Photo Protesters from Somos Chaves County, an affiliate of Somos Un Pueblo Unido, chanted outside of the Roswell office of Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Dist. 2, Thursday as part of the group’s National Week of Action for Immigration Reform. Jill...

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Berrendo student threatens to shoot classmate

March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer Berrendo Middle School staff and county sheriff’s deputies Thursday uncovered a student’s apparent plan to shoot a female classmate, possibly preventing another tragedy. Chaves County deputies were called to the school...

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Board planning to give city taste of Jazz Festival in April

March 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Randal Seyler Record Staff Writer Roswell will be filled with the sound of jazz in October when the Roswell Jazz Festival returns, but the city will also get a taste of jazz in April when the jazz festival board holds a Jazz Appreciation Celebration. April is...

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Spring has sprung

March 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A flower bed at the Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico Archives building is in full bloom as spring officially begins today. (Mark Wilson Photo)...