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Old Timers Day one big party

April 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Alien Shine Patrol take part in the Hagerman Old Timers Day parade, Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Old Timers Day in Hagerman brought hundreds of people into the streets, Saturday, with horses, hot rods and racing outhouses for the community’s biennial celebration of its small-town heritage. The nearly 30-year-old tradition featured many...

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Let’s watch that fire, fellas

April 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Church on the Move members serve up BBQ steaks to area first responders at the Roswell Central Fire Station to show appreciation for their service to the community, Friday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Beeton carries on family air traffic controller tradition

April 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Air Traffic Controller Frank Beeton IV stands in front of a southwest airspace map in his garage, Wednesday. Noah Vernau Photo Frank Beeton IV, third-generation air traffic controller, knows how to maintain our air space. At the Roswell Air Control Tower,...

Students leave classrooms, mark Earth Day in park

April 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Young students learn with a hands-on approach during an Earth Day classroom held at Loveless Park, Friday morning. Courtesy Photo by Sara Hall The Loveless Park that local children visited, learned, and played in Friday in honor of Earth Day is vastly...

Industry, conservationists compromise

April 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Praised by politicians and agreed upon by many members of New Mexico’s oil and gas and agricultural industries, Candidate Conservation Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurance, accords between industry and species, are being viewed as...

AAPL president addresses NMLA

April 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The president of American Association of Professional Landmen spoke to members of the New Mexico Landmen’s Association, Thursday, offering a breakdown of the services AAPL provides to landmen, and to attorneys dealing with the oil and gas industry. AAPL...

ENMU-R offers annual HS tour

April 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sean Abeyta plays computer games as his mom works during the Explore Eastern open house at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, Thursday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo What if everything you wanted out of your education existed in your backyard? Area students...

Paramedic shortage puts crews on 72-hour shifts

April 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Superior Ambulance Service paramedics are working 72-hour shifts due to a shortage of employees, a situation that has management looking for ways to return its crews to their normal work schedules. With eight part-time paramedics, representatives say the...

RPD arrests 3 after shots fired

April 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police arrest a suspect in a shooting incident at the Mesa Verde Apartments, Thursday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo Police officers responded to a disturbance call Thursday at about 4:30 p.m., after being advised that residents in the area heard multiple...

County OKs special permit

April 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

After including numerous stipulations and issuing a stern forewarning, and over the objections of the Department of Transportation, the county sheriff and the chief of the Midway Volunteer Fire Department, the Chaves County Commission approved a request for...