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Dexter students visit Police Technical Services Unit

February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A group of students from Dexter Consolidated Schools visited the Roswell Police Department Technical Services Unit on Tuesday. The students were in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades and discussed various aspects of forensic science with members of the TSU. The students even experienced the newest piece of machinery in TSU — a 3-D scanner. [&hellip...

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Thousands enjoy Baby Boomer Expo

February 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Barbara Gomez, left, event coordinator of the Baby Boomer Conference and Business Expo, poses with grand prize package winner Adam Carrasco, center and Nathan Padilla of The Red Shield at the fifth annual expo, which was held Saturday at the Roswell...

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Increased levels of radiation detected from leak at WIPP

February 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Slightly elevated levels of airborne radiation have been detected in Southeastern New Mexico from a leak at Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, according to a U.S. Department of Energy news release. The continuing radiation monitoring resulted in a...

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Norris promotes independent filmmakers, post-production

February 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dick Norris started the Film Foundation last year, after heading the New Mexico Film Office for a year and a half. Dirk Norris is a man on a mission — to support New Mexico’s independent filmmakers and post-production artists. Speaking at the Roswell Film...

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Calvert gets 3-year sentence in child abuse case

February 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Calvert Charity Calvert-Romero, 32, was sentenced to three years in jail, Monday, after pleading no contest charges of intentional abuse of a child and obstructing an investigation. Calvert was charged after the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office found her...

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Students raise $10,800 selling jerky

February 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

East Grand Plains Elementary School students raised $10,800 selling packs of beef jerky over the last week. The students sold more than 2,000 packets of Fat Man’s Beef Jerky to raise money to fund field trips for all the students. (Randal Seyler Photo) East...

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Chavez found guilty on several charges

February 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Chaves County jury found Robert Chavez guilty on charges, including one count of racketeering, one for conspiracy to commit racketeering, two counts of trafficking methamphetamines, two counts of conspiracy to commit drug trafficking, and three counts of...

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Committee recommends e-cigarette ban

February 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Puffing away at an electronic cigarette could soon be outlawed in the same public areas in Roswell as the real deal. A committee recommended Monday banning the vaporizers and including the language as part of the city’s no-smoking policy. City councilors...

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Board approves funding for EDC

February 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County-Roswell Economic Development Corporation will continue its push to bring new business and workers to the county after county commissioners approved allocating funding to it last week. “I’m very grateful, as is the board, for the...

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February 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

 ‘Auto mechanics’ manning the Consumer Direct Personal Care booth flex their muscles at the Baby Boomer Conference and Business Expo, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...