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Southeast NM sees dramatic spike in flu cases

January 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 76-year-old woman became the first to die of the flu this season, and southeast medical clinics reported the most dramatic jump in cases in the state, the Department of Health reported Thursday. NMDOH confirmed the first confirmed flu death was a Santa Fe County woman. Southeast New Mexico has seen the largest spike in [&hellip...

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City approves vet cemetery name

January 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Councilors approved naming the new veterans’ cemetery the Gen. Douglas L. McBride-Roswell Veterans’ Cemetery at their meeting Thursday. “I think the name is very appropriate. Gen. McBride has done an awful lot in the community,” said Col. Ron...

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Student hospitalized after accident

January 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Goddard High School student was transported to a hospital, around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, following an accident. According to a witness, the student attempted to make a right hand turn on to San Juan Drive from Atkinson Avenue. The driver of a black pickup,...

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‘Contributing to the delinquency of a minor’ debated in Villela homicide

January 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Another chapter in the case of the Arnulfo Villela Jr. homicide unfolded in Chaves County District Court, Thursday. The 18-year-old Villela was shot to death in the 800 block of East Hendricks Street on July 6, 2012. According to the criminal complaint,...

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Doggy Saviors to host adoption event

January 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jackson, a 12-week-old Chihuahua/beagle cross, will be one of the dogs available for adoption, Saturday. (Courtesy Photo) Doggy Saviors will hold an adoption event Saturday at Roswell Tractor Supply, 5000 N. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. “We will have a...

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Meltdown

January 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ice clinging to a fence begins to thaw under the midday sunshine, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Alumni Association ordered back to court

January 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Military Institute’s former Alumni Association has been ordered back to court to explain to an Eddy County judge why she should not find the group in contempt of court for continuing to use the Institute’s name. District Court Judge Jane...

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Council to consider naming vet cemetery

January 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Councilors may consider naming the newly dedicated veterans’ cemetery the “Gen. Douglas L. McBride Roswell Veterans’ Cemetery” tonight to commemorate the main benefactor and McBride family, who donated the land. The Building and Lands Committee...

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CAFOweb named a Top 10 new product

January 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

CAFOweb Compliance Inspector Porter Beene and Glorieta Geoscience, Inc. Senior Environmental Scientist Shawna Perry demonstrate the use of CAFOweb nutrient compliance and management software at P7 Dairy in Roswell. (Mark Wilson Photo) A small New Mexico...

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Walmart customer cut by hidden razor on shopping cart handle

January 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A woman cut by a razor hidden on the handle of a shopping cart at the Walmart Supercenter shows her wounded finger, now bandaged. (Tess Townsend photo) The story sounds like an urban legend. A Walmart Supercenter customer said she was cut by a razor blade...