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Alumni Association ordered back to court

January 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Military Institute’s former Alumni Association has been ordered back to court to explain to an Eddy County judge why she should not find the group in contempt of court for continuing to use the Institute’s name. District Court Judge Jane Schuler-Gray has directed the former Association’s representatives to appear Feb. 20. The [&hellip...

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Council to consider naming vet cemetery

January 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Councilors may consider naming the newly dedicated veterans’ cemetery the “Gen. Douglas L. McBride Roswell Veterans’ Cemetery” tonight to commemorate the main benefactor and McBride family, who donated the land. The Building and Lands Committee...

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CAFOweb named a Top 10 new product

January 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

CAFOweb Compliance Inspector Porter Beene and Glorieta Geoscience, Inc. Senior Environmental Scientist Shawna Perry demonstrate the use of CAFOweb nutrient compliance and management software at P7 Dairy in Roswell. (Mark Wilson Photo) A small New Mexico...

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Walmart customer cut by hidden razor on shopping cart handle

January 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A woman cut by a razor hidden on the handle of a shopping cart at the Walmart Supercenter shows her wounded finger, now bandaged. (Tess Townsend photo) The story sounds like an urban legend. A Walmart Supercenter customer said she was cut by a razor blade...

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Candidates file for City Council seats

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Del Jurney shakes hands with City Clerk Sharon Coll after signing his official election paperwork to become a candidate for re-election, Tuesday afternoon, at City Hall. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Several new candidates filed to run for City Council...

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Officials: DWIs trending down

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Stone Graphic Data from law enforcement agencies show a general downward trend in driving while intoxicated (DWI) arrests in Chaves County over the past five years. Total combined DWI arrests in Chaves County for law enforcement agencies Roswell Police...

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Scam alert: Walmart does not solicit ‘secret shoppers’ for program

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A new scam has hit Roswell, using the name of Walmart. It has already claimed its first victims. The person will receive a letter or an e-mail which gives the name of Walmart in the subject line that says: “We Pay Five Hundred Every Week, If You Join Our...

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Pecan harvest short but good quality

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visibility in a pecan orchard is obscured as workers harvest their crop, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) This year’s pecan harvest in the Roswell area will produce a smaller crop than last year, but the quality is excellent, local growers said this...

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Details emerge on attempted murder case

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Cecilia Rico and son Elian hold candles during a Sunday evening prayer vigil for the victim of an attempted murder that transpired Saturday morning. Twenty-five neighbors, friends and family members of the victim gathered at 6 p.m. near the scene of the crime...

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Valley Meat to sue AG Gary King

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Valley Meat Co.’s lawyer notified Attorney General Gary King of the company’s intention to sue him and his associates for libel, slander, harassment, abuse of process and intentional acts of harm against the Roswell business. Attorney A. Blair Dunn sent...