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Showing some love

January 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Johnny Gonzales arranges goodies for his upcoming annual Free Valentine’s Day Giveaway for the community, Thursday. For more information on how to receive Valentine goodies, contact Johnny at 575-624-7579. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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DA appoints special prosecutor in Campbell case

January 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

District Attorney Janetta Hicks has appointed Matt Chandler, district attorney for Clovis, as special prosecutor for the Mason Campbell case. Campbell, 12, is charged with three counts of aggravated assault for Tuesday’s shooting at Berrendo Middle School,...

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Judge rules in favor of attorney general in Valley Meat case

January 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Santa Fe judge ruled in favor of Attorney General Gary King’s request Friday to prevent Valley Meat Company from opening, disregarding a request by the plant to have him removed from the case. Valley Meat’s attorney filed an emergency motion earlier...

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Art contest welcomes entries from local youth

January 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Salvation Army-Roswell and the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art are co-sponsoring a youth art contest aimed at helping students in Roswell heal after the Tuesday shooting at Berrendo Middle School. Elementary, middle and high school students, ages 7 and...

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Bank sets up fund for shooting victims

January 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

First Convenience Bank and the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce have partnered to create a fund to support victims of the Tuesday shooting at Berrendo Middle School. Donations to the fund will go toward helping the two hospitalized victims and their...

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City employees recognized for long-time service

January 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Twenty-four City of Roswell employees were honored Friday for their dedication and service. Mayor Del Jurney, foreground, City Manager Larry Fry, left, Councilor Steve Henderson, right, and Councilor Savino Sanchez, not pictured, attended. Fernando Hernandez,...

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Berrendo students receive warm welcome back

January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Supporters of Berrendo Middle School wave flags and yellow ribbons and greet returning students, parents and teachers back to the school Thursday morning, two days after the shooting that injured two students and forced the evacuation and closure of the...

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Students, community create art for Berrendo

January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Xanthia Cheney creates a poster to show support for Berrendo Middle School during a Free Art Friday workshop at Roswell High School, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell High School students have joined forces with members of the community to brighten the...

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Congress passes bill to cut horse slaughter

January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The monumental spending bill passed by Congress and sent to the President Thursday night would cut spending for horse slaughter inspections in the U.S. Valley Meat Company will continue to fight to open, despite the federal government action. “We’re not...

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County concerned about the possible loss of PILT funds

January 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

County commissioners expressed concern at their meeting Thursday about the county’s potential loss of more than $2 million in federal funding this year. Chairman James Duffey and Commissioner Greg Nibert will travel to Washington in April to discuss the...