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Monterrey Elem. helps vets donate to the homeless

October 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Second-graders from Ms. O’Meara’s and Ms. Reid’s classes at Monterrey Elementary hold up canned goods that the students donated to the annual food drive hosted by the Vietnam Veterans of America Roswell Chapter. (Julia Bergman photo) Students at Monterrey Elementary School collected two and a half truckloads worth of canned goods for the...

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Kyzer devotes lifetime caring for children and horses

October 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Lee Kyzer, holds on to one of his tamed wild horses trained to be gentle and work with teens. (Dale Deffer Photo) Lee Kyzer, 69, school liaison at Assurance Home, is a man who has spent a lifetime caring for both children and horses. As a leader of The...

El Paso man pleads guilty for fire

October 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Rodrigo Ulloa-Esquivel, 29, the El Paso man accused of causing the Last Chance Fire in Lincoln National Forest, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of leaving the forest unattended Friday morning. In Las Cruces federal court, Ulloa-Esquivel pleaded guilty...

Court-ordered child support payments due

October 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Non-custodial parents, who have outstanding child support bench warrants in Roswell, and statewide, will be given a one-week amnesty period to make their court-ordered child support payments. The amnesty period will begin Monday, Oct. 31, and ends Friday,...

Zombies take over ENMU-R

October 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Joseph Martinez receives a flesh-eating look just in time for Halloween during the Zombie Workshop and Costume Contest Thursday evening at ENMU-R. (Mark Wilson Photo) It was a thriller night at the Performing Arts Center at Eastern New Mexico University-...

Growth receipt tax is an essential element to future success

October 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The addition of a Municipal Infrastructure Growth Receipts Tax to the city’s current gross receipt tax is an essential element to Roswell’s future success, according to Mayor Del Jurney. Jurney is reintroducing the proposal for the additional tax, which...

Grant to increase exporting small business products

October 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A grant to support small businesses develop more products and increase exporting from New Mexico into Mexico has been announced by New Mexico Small Business Development Center representatives this week. Flo Dow, assistant director of marketing of the New...

First cold front of the season arrives

October 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque predicts unusual chilly weather with temperatures hovering around 39 degrees through today for Chaves County. Thursday, mid-day temperatures had dropped to the upper 30s in an unusual drop at this time of year from...

Character Counts!

October 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell High School art students apply the finishing touches to a Character Counts! mural to a wall directly across the street from the front entrance of the school, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Meeting looks at ways to improve tourism

October 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Expanding Roswell’s tourism image was on the agenda at a marketing meeting led by a representative of the Tourism Association of New Mexico and attended by many of the city’s leaders. David Hayduk, who is based in Santa Fe and contracts for the southeast...