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Harris seeks re-election as treasurer

May 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Harris Chaves County Treasurer Steve Harris is seeking re-election to the position. He has served as treasurer for four years, and is running unopposed in both the June 5 primary and the general election in November. A graduate of Eastern New Mexico University-Portales, Harris earned a degree in business administration. He is quick to [&hellip...

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Water line repair may cost $100K

May 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Repairmen work on a broken water transmission line at the corner of Chisum and Main, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo The estimated cost to repair a break affecting a 4-foot section of one of the city’s water lines at the corner of Southeast Main Street and East...

DA amends charges against Kanmore

May 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Patricia Kanmore, 41, was arraigned Thursday afternoon in Magistrate Court. The charges have been amended. Kanmore is now charged with first-degree attempted murder and second-degree kidnapping. Assistant District Attorney Deborah Hutchins explained that...

Day of Prayer on the courthouse lawn

May 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The faithful pray during the 61st annual National Day of Prayer held on the courthouse lawn, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo People of various backgrounds and doctrines gathered at the steps of Chaves County Courthouse to join in prayer over local, national and...

Agents, officials field flood questions

May 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Since 1995, Mark and Shirley Simon have seen their flood insurance rates on their residence on Third Street near Cahoon Park fluctuate as it comes in and out of flood zones. Now just half a block outside a low-risk flood zone, the couple is still considering...

ILEA gets $9.175M federal contract

May 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell has been awarded a $9.175 million federal contract to continue training foreign law enforcement officials. The announcement came Thursday from Sens. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., and Tom Udall, D-N.M. The contract...

Drug take-back breaks records

May 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Wolfe and Richard Lucero with unused medications collected during Saturday’s Drug Take-Back program. Courtesy Photo The Prescription Drug Take-Back program held at the Neighborhood Watch building broke records, Saturday, with 217 pounds of expired,...

Leadership Roswell to host candidate forum

May 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association will have asked questions of 320 candidates seeking 155 positions once it completes its 29th candidate forum this month. The LRAA, a non-partisan group, will hold a forum for all area candidates running in a...

Kids, Kows & More at the fairgrounds

May 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fourth-grade students from Dexter and Hagerman learn about milk production courtesy of Peach the cow, instructor Cody Lightfoot and The Mobile Dairy Classroom during the Kids & Kows & More program at the fairgrounds, Wednesday morning. Mark Wilson...

RHS, GHS art students prep for Convergence at RMAC

May 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Laurie Rufe, director at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, gives a tour to Goddard High School art students,Tuesday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Art students from Goddard High School got their first look Tuesday at the gallery where they will place their...