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Going for the gold

April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from Military Heights Elementary compete in the 100-meter dash at New Mexico Military Institute, Wednesday morning, in a qualifying heat to determine the school’s fastest athletes to represent the school in the upcoming Roswell Games. The Roswell Games will be held at the Wool Bowl on May 6 and will have students from Roswell [&hellip...

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Sheriff candidates speak at CCRW luncheon

April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left: Chaves County sheriff Republican candidates Gary Graves, Art Fleming, Britt Snyder and Pat Barncastle spoke at the Chaves County Republican Women’s luncheon Wednesday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Protecting county citizens and their...

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ENMU-R commencement ceremonies set for May 9

April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

ENMU-Roswell will hold two commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 9, at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. The first ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. for those graduation candidates who will receive Certificates of Employability, Certificates of...

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New cath lab opens at Lovelace hospital

April 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lovelace Regional Hospital in Roswell will celebrate the opening of a new cardiac catheterization laboratory from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. “We are proud to bring this needed service to our community,” said Dawn Tschabrun, CEO, Lovelace Regional...

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Blood moon

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The full moon blushes red as it passes into Earth’s shadow during a total lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Gov. denies Roswell’s bid for vet cemetery

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (2)

Roswell’s request for a federally designated veterans’ cemetery was denied, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday. The four cities selected for the first phase of the new state program to provide veterans’ cemeteries for rural communities were Angel...

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Police Committee discusses officer retention program

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Committee discussed a proposed master law enforcement officer program for the police department during their regular monthly meeting Monday evening at City Hall. Chief Phil Smith presented his proposal for a “master track” program which...

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Pearce, public discuss prairie chicken

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Congressman Steve Pearce greets his constituents during a town hall meeting to discuss the lesser prairie chicken at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday. Some 100 people engaged in the informative two-hour discussion, including local officials, farmers,...

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Snyder cleared in Hatch Act complaint

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County sheriff candidate Britt Snyder was notified by the federal government that he was not in violation of the Hatch Act, he announced Tuesday. “There was never a doubt in my mind I had done anything to violate the Hatch Act, but I had to get that...

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Director: Senior Olympics expected to bring 1,400 competitors to Roswell

April 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sean Davis, executive director of the Chaves County Retired Senior Volunteer Program, discusses the upcoming Senior Olympic State Games, which will be held in Roswell in July. Davis spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Roswell on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo) For...