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Library committee discusses attendance

October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A committee of Roswell Public Library Board of Trustees members and librarians met Tuesday to discuss ways to handle overflow crowds at the library’s popular summer reading program. Attending the meeting were, from left, Board Member Magil Duran, Library Director Betty Long, Children’s Librarian Deanne Dekle, Board Member Randy “Lewie” Montgomery...

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Students win ribbons for good work with wood work

October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students in the woodshop class at University High School completed their first project, a cutting board, and submitted the projects to the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, where all eight cutting boards won a blue ribbon. From back left: Andreas Vargas, Elijah...

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ENMSF Flower Show results

October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 2014 Fair Flower Show, sponsored by the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Home Garden Club and Morning Garden Club of Roswell received a total of 269 horticultural entries, and 26 design entries. Division 1, Horticulture. The Best of Show Award in the...

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ENMU-R Foundation announces fall scholarship recipients

October 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The ENMU-Roswell Foundation has so far awarded $7,250 in scholarships to students this fall semester. Veronica Ramirez and Abby Turner each received the William H. McCutchen Memorial Scholarship for $750. Timothy Sayamontry received the Thomas M. Coates...

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Investigation into bomb threat continues; Berrendo Middle School students evacuated

October 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Chaves County sheriff deputy directs traffic from Berrendo Middle School while blocking access to the campus during a bomb scare on Tuesday. The New Mexico State Police are investigating the incident, and the State Police Bomb Team was dispatched to handle...

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Bond questions ask $169M for capital projects; Five proposed constitutional amendments up for ratification

October 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Voters statewide are now able to vote on three bond measures that would authorize the issuance of $169 million of general obligation bonds for capital projects and on five proposed constitutional amendments of limited impact. Absentee in-person voting got...

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The Jazz Man Cometh

October 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

World-renowned drummer and vibraphonist Chuck Redd joins in with S.O.Y. Mariachi during welcoming ceremonies at the Roswell International Air Center Tuesday evening. Redd will perform at 10 venues during the Roswell Jazz Festival which starts today. (Bill...

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Committee talks livable accessory structures

October 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Roswell Planning and Zoning Council Committee discuss regulating “livable accessory structures,” such as small guest houses, within the city limits during Tuesday’s meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Coming soon to your backyard —...

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Roswell police report 6 vehicles vandalized

October 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Six instances of vandalism to vehicles — most while parked at the owners’ residences — that occurred from Sunday night to Monday afternoon resulted in estimated damage of nearly $4,000. Five of the instances involved smashed windows and occurred at the...

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J.O.Y. Center allows independence for senior citizens

October 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County J.O.Y. Center offers different programs for seniors and their families to make sure the seniors are living well. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   The Chaves County J.O.Y. Center aims to help senior citizens live their lives independently and...