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State budget, education programs on Kernan’s agenda

December 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Sen. Gay Kernan, R-Hobbs (Courtesy Photo) In the new year, Sen. Gay Kernan, R-Hobbs, said she is looking forward to working with the new legislators taking office. “It’s going to be an interesting session, in regards to the new faces,” said Kernan, who will begin her 10th year as a senator in 2013. “We’ll [&hellip...

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Lazy Lagoon and two sunsets; nice

December 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The sky is alive with vibrant colors as the sun sets over Lazy Lagoon at Bottomless Lakes, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Sammye, the doggie savior, currently has a houseful of bow-wows

December 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sammye Leflar-Bohnstehn and two of her “adoptables” a Chi-weeny (right) and a Chihuahua-terrier mix. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Sammye Leflar-Bohnstehn has a name almost as long as she is tall. Standing at 5 feet 2 inches, she is a bundle of energy and...

Have you seen this man?

December 28, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Department detectives are actively searching for a missing Roswell man. Robert Lueras, 48, has been missing since Dec. 21. Lueras walked away after an argument with another man. He left his dog inside his truck, which was parked on the 2700...

Fatality at Second and Nevada

December 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police and rescue workers tend to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of West Second Street and Nevada Avenue, Thursday morning. According to police, an 80-year-old woman involved in the accident died as a result of her injuries after being taken to a...

Ali Castro to vie for national homecoming queen crown

December 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Ali Castro (Courtesy Photo) In September, Ali Castro was selected as Roswell High School’s homecoming queen and now, she hopes to be chosen as America’s Homecoming Queen. Castro will represent New Mexico in the national pageant and also participate in...

Police obtain warrants for trio

December 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department obtained three arrest warrants on charges of conspiracy to commit arson, Wednesday. One of the three, retired Roswell Fire Department employee Robert Gene Chester, 64, is also charged with retaliation against a witness. The arson...

Workers’ comp also covers farm, ranch workers

December 27, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The ruling in a landmark case ensures that all farm and ranch workers are to receive workers’ compensation for injuries sustained while on the job. The case began in 2009, when three farm and ranch laborers for dairies in New Mexico suffered work-related...

Who’s exercising who?

December 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Shirley Tutor runs with her huskies, Jazz and Leiah, through Cielo Grande, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Check your home for CO; get a detector, too

December 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Be careful warming your home this winter, as blocked fireplaces and faulty fuel-burning appliances such as furnaces, stove ranges, water heaters and room heaters can cause carbon monoxide poisoning. “The big thing about carbon monoxide is you can’t see,...