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RISD bond passes, Sanchez defeats Ponce

February 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Independent School District Superintendent Tom Burris, right, congratulates Ruben Sanchez Tuesday night after Sanchez won a seat on the RISD school board.  (Jeff Tucker Photo)   Republican-backed Roswell school board candidate Ruben J. Sanchez upset school board president Pauline J. Ponce Tuesday, as a $16 million bond for the Roswell...

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Posuniak’s pieces

February 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Local artist Barbara Posuniak displayed some of her paintings and ceramic work for the Roswell Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. Below: Posuniak has taught art at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell for 25 years, and she is working on her master’s degree in...

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Town Hall raises more questions than solutions

February 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Community leaders, concerned residents and Turquoise Health and Wellness clients gathered Tuesday at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center to discuss the impending closure of the entity that provides mental health care services for Chaves County. District...

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ENMU-R students Guerrero, Olguin named to All-State Academic Team

February 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Left: Guerrero, Right: Olguin   Two Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell students have been named to the 2015 New Mexico All-State Academic Team in recognition of their top academic achievements. Mara Guerrero and Anthony Olguin are among a group of...

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Deadline to apply for Early College High School approaching

February 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students who wish to get a jumpstart on their college career have until Feb. 15 to apply for the Early College High School program at University High School. Early College High School is a free public high school within the Roswell Independent School...

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Fire Department Call Log — Feb. 2-3

February 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Feb. 2 • At 8:30 a.m., medical call, 500 block of West College Boulevard. • At 8:34 a.m., medical call, 500 block of West Hobbs Street. • At 12:42 p.m., medical call,...

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Roswell’s Most Wanted: Lucero, Candelaria

February 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Left: Lucero, Right: Candelaria   Roswell’s Most Wanted this week are two women wanted in connection with cashing a forged check belonging to someone else’s bank account. Cassandra V. Candelaria; also known as Cassandra Gutierrez, 32, and Valorie...

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Hangin’ up

February 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Stephen Ackerman and Gretchen Phillips from the Creative Learning Center hang student artwork in the Isaac’s Gallery located at 309 N. Virginia Ave. on Monday. The work is part of the Arts Connect “Hands, Heart and Mind” show that opens today and runs...

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Low early voting numbers precede today’s school elections

February 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A total of 633 Chaves County residents cast early voting ballots by Friday’s deadline for school board races and to decide a $16 million bond requested by the Roswell Independent School District, a little more than half of the early voting that occurred in...

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ENMMC to pay part of hefty settlement

February 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell hospital will have to pay its share of a $75 million settlement according to the Justice Department. Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation, along with three affiliated New Mexico hospitals — including Eastern New Mexico...