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Senate approves aviation sales tax removal bill

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A bill to cut sales tax on commercial and military aircraft sales and services that promises to create some 125 jobs in Chaves County passed the New Mexico Senate Wednesday. The bill, ushered through the Legislature by state Rep. Bob Wooley, R-Dist. 66, narrowly made it under the wire in the 30-day session. Gov. Susana [&hellip...

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Navy pilot training migrates to Roswell

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pilot trainees Ensign Jonathan Glassman, left, and Ensign Travis Edmond are temporarily detached to Roswell from Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Milton, Fla., for Primary Flight Training. (Randal Seyler Photo) Young pilot trainees from the Navy, Coast...

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CCRW hosts candidates

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Republican candidates for City Council answered questions from attendees at a Chaves County Republican Women’s Luncheon Wednesday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo)...

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Roswell’s Most Wanted: Daniel Gladu

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Daniel Gladu, 31, is wanted for embezzlement. The incident occurred on Jan. 26, on the 2000 block of North Main Street. Through the course of the investigation, an officer obtained sufficient probable cause and secured an arrest warrant for Gladu. He is...

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Local Scouter Mossman receives Silver Beaver award

February 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local scouter Willis Mossman was recently awarded the Silver Beaver during the Conquistador Council Annual Banquet in Roswell. (Courtesy Photo) Local Scouter Willis Mossman, assistant webelos leader with Pack 360 (now Pack 97, chartered by the St. Paul’s...

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Wings for spring

February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Spring has come early to Roswell as a butterfly floats from flower to flower in a garden, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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City receives 21 applications for planning director

February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city received nearly two dozen applications to fill the position vacated when its planning director left last month, City Manager Larry Fry said Tuesday. Planning Director Michael Vickers’ last day was Jan. 17. He accepted a position with a contracting...

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Flynn confirmed as NMED secretary

February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn listens to testimony as a Senate panel considers his confirmation during a legislative hearing in Santa Fe, on Tuesday. (AP Photo) The New Mexico State Senate confirmed Ryan Flynn Tuesday as Secretary of the New...

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Man shot by police faces 3 charges of aggravated assault

February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The man shot by Roswell Police on Thursday is facing aggravated assault charges, according to a police department news release. Police identified the man on Tuesday as Alonzo Perez, 34, and said Perez faces charges of aggravated assault on a peace officer,...

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Methodist women’s group donates $1, 348 to CASA program

February 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County CASA Program Executive Director Carrie-Leigh Cloutier, center, shows a donation check for $1,348.54 to Moose, the CASA therapy dog on Tuesday at the CASA office, while Onita King, left, and Sherrie Goff, members of Faith and Promise United...