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Courthouse to get two specially-trained dogs

March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Honeypie, with her friend Molly, may be visiting Chaves County Courthouse soon. Here the dogs are seen relaxing after they returned from Berrendo Middle School. According to the Facebook page, the two dogs got a gift of cookies and wanted to say thanks to their supporters and to those they had supported. (Courtesy Photo) Next [&hellip...

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Public hearing to discuss city project

March 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

There will be a public hearing 6 p.m. Monday at the Convention Center, 912 N. Main St., in the Nancy Lopez Room to discuss a proposed “Spring River Trail Lighting Project,” which is currently in the design process. The City of Roswell has been funded a...

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Bees spring into action

March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bumble bees focus on new blossoms at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center as springtime quickly approaches, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Law expected to give dairy farmers more protection

March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local officials hope a new amendment to the state constitution that was signed into law Thursday will protect farmers from costly litigation and help strengthen the region’s stressed agriculture industry. Gov. Susana Martinez signed the Right to Farm...

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Probes may enter WIPP facility today to seek cause of leak

March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officials at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant say they could begin sending probes into the facility to determine the cause of the radiation leak as early as today. Joe Franco, manager of the Department of Energy’s Carlsbad Field Office, said plans to begin...

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Woman receives questionable gift card offer

March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell woman whose credit card information was stolen in the Target security breach in December received a “too good to be true” offer in the mail last week. Gene Reames, 84, received a postcard stating that if she called a phone number, she would...

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CCSO announces a series of promotions

March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office announced a series of promotions within the department, Thursday. Sheriff Rob Coon said: “We have top quality promotions and new supervisors that will do a great job for the department.” The faces are changing to fill...

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City working to repair broken water line near elementary school

March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell city employees worked Thursday to fix a broken water line at Washington Avenue Elementary School. The repairs resulted in the buses being rerouted to the south entrance and shut down some bathrooms in the school. (Randal Seyler Photo) A broken water...

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Roswell’s Most Wanted: Johnny Ortiz

March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnny Ortiz, 39, is wanted in connection with a probation violation. He is described as being 5 feet, 6 inches tall and 156 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. His bond is $100,000 cash only. Anyone with information about Ortiz’s location is asked to...

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Roswell’s Most Wanted: Aron Sarellano

March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Aron Sarellano, 26, is wanted in connection with a charge of criminal sexual penetration of a child. The incident occurred on Feb. 22, on the 1800 block of North Main Street. Through the course of the investigation, officers obtained sufficient probable cause...