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State Police investigate fatal accident

March 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Hagerman woman died early Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle accident on State Road 2 in Chaves County, according to a news release from the New Mexico State Police. Dawnell Salas, 28, of Hagerman, was traveling southbound on State Road 2 in her 2000 Pontiac at about 12:57 a.m., when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle [&hellip...

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Library to host ‘Blood on the Talon’ author

March 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Col. Ozzie Gorbitz, author and retired Air Force officer, will be at the Roswell Public Library at 2 p.m. on Saturday, speaking about his book, “Blood on the Talon.” Gorbitz has written a history of the 139th Airborne Engineer Battalion, which was an...

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Mind that horse

March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mine That Bird, handled by Jorge Nagra, meets a few of his fans during a reception for cast and crew members of “50 to 1” at Double Eagle Ranch, Tuesday evening. For the full story, see Page B1. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Commission to hear results of financial audit

March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Commissioners will learn Thursday the details of how well the county performed financially during the last fiscal year. An independent firm will present the board with the results of its annual financial audit using a live video feed during the regular...

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Officials discuss acquisition of New Mexico Gas Co.

March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Charles Hinson, a vice president with Tampa Electric Peoples Gas, at left, visits with Roswell Chamber of Commerce President Jim Burress, office manager Candace Lewis, Executive Director Dorrie Faubus-McCarty, and Gerges Scott, vice president of Agenda, on...

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Fire destroys greenhouse and shed

March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters douse flames that destroyed a greenhouse and shed at 1 McKay Place near N. Sycamore Avenue and W. Country Club Road around 1:30 p.m., Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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PDM recognizes two couples

March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Prison Door Ministries held an appreciation banquet Friday at Los Cerritos Mexican Kitchen. Two volunteer couples were especially honored during the banquet for their years of service to the ministry. Honored, from left, were Tony Pena and Connie Pena, and...

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Tumbleweeds, wind invade Roswell

March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tumbleweeds collected along a property on Berrendo Road. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) This weekend Roswell was subjected to yet another form of alien invasion to go along with the annual spring winds. Gusts were reported in excess of 60 mph, resulting in downed...

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J.O.Y. Center gets emergency funds

March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County J.O.Y. Center in Roswell may soon get the repairs it needs after receiving emergency funds from the state. Commissioners are expected to consider authorizing an agreement Thursday that will allow the county to fix an unsightly hole in the...

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Rep. Women to host county judge candidates

March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Republican Women will host several judges at its Spring Luncheon Wednesday. Anyone who is interested in attending is welcome. The luncheon includes speeches and discussion with county candidates and guests. Guest speakers will include 5th...