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It’s all for ‘Chair-ity’: Fundraiser a hit at Tinnie’s

September 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Elisa Hernandez admires one of the children’s chairs on display at Tinnie Mercantile & Deli Thursday during a reception for the artists. For more information about the chairs, call 622-8900. (Mark Wilson Photo) Chairs were flying at Tinnie Mercantile Store & Deli Friday evening — not with an intent to hurt, but with an intent [&hellip...

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Roswell Literacy Council tutor training on 9/24

September 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Literacy Council will hold tutor training for volunteers on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. Director Andrae England said that tutors do not need to fulfill specific requirements, beyond being at least 18 years old. “One of the questions we...

Women arrested for false report

September 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Jozi Jacobo was arrested on charges of making a false report, Wednesday, after she contacted the police to tell them her car had been stolen. According to the criminal complaint dated Aug. 30, an arrest warrant was issued for Adam Cruz in connection with a...

Playwright Robert Patrick wins for Artistic Achievement

September 16, 2011 • Local News • • Comments (2)

Robert Patrick with a copy of his play, “Kennedy’s Children.” (Courtesy Photo) A drama major at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales from 1955 to 1958, renowned playwright Robert Patrick is the first graduate from the College of Fine Arts to...

Have a HEART, buy a chair

September 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Kat Parker checks out three of the 12 artistically enhanced children’s chairs on display at Tinnie Mercantile & Deli, courtesy of the Community Foundation of Chaves County, Thursday. The chairs will be auctioned off before and during the CFCC’s...

Postal Service launches study in Roswell

September 16, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

On Thursday, the United States Postal Service announced its plans to conduct a study at the Roswell Customer Service Mail Processing Center to determine the feasibility of consolidating its operations into the Lubbock Processing and Distribution Facility....

Foundation work next week

September 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Jorge Enriquez, right, and Diego Sanchez of Facility Build, out of Albuquerque, prepare the foundation of the Chaves County war memorial in front of the courthouse for next week’s concrete pour. The concrete requires a week to set before the monuments can...

Ingle seeks to expand turf

September 15, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

  Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, introduced a redistricting plan to the Senate on Wednesday that could affect representation in Chaves County. Senate Bill 31 affects only Senate representation, and could result in Ingle gaining more precincts in Chaves...

Gov names Helen Cheromiah to JJAC

September 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

  Gov. Susana Martinez has named Roswell Police Officer Helen Cheromiah to the Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee. The appointment was an-nounced Tuesday. Judge Freddie Romero recommended her for the committee. He has been a member, but has found his...

Hey! Who’s in charge here?

September 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer (Dexter Mayor Dave White, as seen in a file photograph dated Feb. 26, 2011. Emily Russo Miller Photo) Dexter town councilors in a meeting Tuesday voted to strip the mayor of his supervision duties of the Dexter Fire...