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Rate of pecan theft increases

January 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Pecan theft is up this year due to the increase in prices. John Wilson, owner of The Nut House on 421 E. Second St., says that the incidents of pecan theft has been increasing for the past few years. Prices for farmed nuts are running between $3.75 and $4 per pound this year, said Wilson. [&hellip...

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Gardner excited to work with Martinez

January 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

SANTA FE – Just days after Gov. Susana Martinez rolled out her agenda during a joint legislative session, a former Roswell state lawmaker says he’s ready and excited to work alongside the new governor. In a sit-down with the Daily Record,...

Mold biotoxin illness linked to GHS infects many

January 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments (2)

Experts estimate that hundreds of Roswell residents who attended Goddard High School, and other mold affected and water damaged buildings in town, have developed mold biotoxin illness. According to Dr. Scott McMahon M.D., the disease is contracted over time,...

Put one foot in front of the other….

January 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

New Mexico Military Institute cadets Nick Vogel, left, and Alex Howard scale skyward during a belay and rappelling class, Tuesday morning at the Yates Leadership Challenge Ropes Course on the NMMI campus. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

RCC Redcoats welcome Solis

January 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce Redcoats lined up to greet the Roswell Police Department’s Chief Alfonso Solis at a reception held at Roswell Regional Hospital, Tuesday evening. City Councilors Jimmy Craig, Jason Perry and Bob Maples, and County...

Martinez delivers first State of the State

January 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

SANTA FE — New Mexico’s first female governor addressed a joint legislative session, Tuesday, echoing many of her campaign promises to cut the size of government and veto any proposals for increased taxes, during her first State of the State...

Same-sex marriage debate

January 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Santa Fe may experience some political humidity in the coming weeks, as legislators introduce new bills to the floor of the New Mexico State House. State Sen. William Sharer’s marriage bill, which was “read-in” with many other bills for...

Schools may face cuts

January 19, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

Public school officials say they are closely monitoring bills that may affect education, as the Legislature convenes for a 60-day session in Santa Fe. Schools may face another round of budget cuts as the state faces a $400 million shortfall for next...

EA available for public comment through Feb. 7

January 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Bureau of Land Management is encouraging the public to comment on the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Expansion Corridor Environmental Assessment. The EA is available for public comment through Feb. 7. The EA, completed in November, analyzes the impact of having...

The future of downtown Roswell takes shape

January 19, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

MainStreet Roswell hosted a public brainstorming meeting, Tuesday evening, to begin the process of re-thinking Roswell’s downtown area. The city is developing a master plan to renovate from Eighth to Alameda streets and Pennsylvania to Railroad...