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Company’s coming

September 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A dragonfly glistens under the sweltering sun Tuesday afternoon at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The 11th annual Dragonfly Festival will be held this Saturday and Sunday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

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Area real estate market ‘healthy’

September 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The general health of the real estate industry in Roswell appears to have improved in 2012 compared to recent years, with more homes being built and a higher volume of sales. Brad Davis, general manager and co-owner of Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors,...

Almost finished

September 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers add finishing touches to the roof of the nearly completed Educational Center on the ENMU-R campus, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

GEAR UP apps down

September 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A cohort of Roswell students is seemingly not taking advantage of a free college education. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell has reported a lower number of students applying for the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs...

One jazzy Labor Day at Spring River

September 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Dixieland jazz band, The Roswell Jazz Festival Seven, from left: Jay Thomas on trombone, Larmon Maddox playing the trumpet, Art Director of the Roswell Jazz Festival Michael Francis on keyboard, New Mexico State University music professor James Shearer on...

CASA helps abused, neglected children

September 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies, which receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign. The Chaves County Court Appointed Special Advocates program is...

Bachicha gets home-town welcome

September 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Tech Sgt. Luis Bachicha is greeted by veterans, family and friends upon his arrival to Roswell from Kansas, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Veterans, friends and family assembled at the truck stop just north of the city limits Saturday morning, with their...

Green wins Impact Confections warehouse auction

September 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Duane Green stands in front of the first piece of machinery to be moved into the old Impact Confections building. Julia Bergman Photo A local buyer who began his business as a one-man shop in a corner of his brother-in-law’s warehouse is now the proud owner...

Bottomless Lakes hosts Bubble Fest

September 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Erma Corn shares her underwater loot with husband Charlie Corn at Bottomless Lakes State Park, Saturday. Noah Vernau Photo Sometimes winning in poker is all about knowing how to deceive your opponents. But at Bottomless Bubble Fest, Saturday, a good play...

Hobbs to stand trial

September 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Gregory Hobbs, 22, was bound over for trial, Friday, on charges of voluntary manslaughter in the June 15 shooting death of Ruben (Hammer) Archuleta Sr., 48. Hobbs was originally charged with one open count of murder in Archuleta’s death, during an...