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Foundation work next week

September 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Jorge Enriquez, right, and Diego Sanchez of Facility Build, out of Albuquerque, prepare the foundation of the Chaves County war memorial in front of the courthouse for next week’s concrete pour. The concrete requires a week to set before the monuments can be set in place. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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Ingle seeks to expand turf

September 15, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

  Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, introduced a redistricting plan to the Senate on Wednesday that could affect representation in Chaves County. Senate Bill 31 affects only Senate representation, and could result in Ingle gaining more precincts in Chaves...

Gov names Helen Cheromiah to JJAC

September 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

  Gov. Susana Martinez has named Roswell Police Officer Helen Cheromiah to the Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee. The appointment was an-nounced Tuesday. Judge Freddie Romero recommended her for the committee. He has been a member, but has found his...

Hey! Who’s in charge here?

September 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer (Dexter Mayor Dave White, as seen in a file photograph dated Feb. 26, 2011. Emily Russo Miller Photo) Dexter town councilors in a meeting Tuesday voted to strip the mayor of his supervision duties of the Dexter Fire...

NTSB issues prelim report

September 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The National Transportation Safety Board, Wednesday, released a preliminary report for the April 2 plane crash in Roswell in which four people were killed. The incident involved a Gulfstream G650 airplane that crashed around 9:34 a.m. during takeoff at...

RPD arrests Jesse Leyba in Allsup’s robbery

September 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Police Department arrested Jesse Leyba, 21, Wednesday, for his role in the Aug. 17 armed robbery at Allsup’s, 520 E. Second St. During the robbery, two suspects entered the store. One of the two pulled a gun on the clerk. The suspects took...

C of C search is on

September 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce is accepting resumes until Oct. 7, to fill its executive director position, soon to be vacated by Dorrie Faubus-McCarty. Faubus-McCarty, who has been the executive director of the chamber since July 2009, resigned from her...

Roswell Reads (and sings) Emily Dickinson’s poetry

September 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Sarah Parson checks out her new, free copy of “The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson” during The Big Read, Tuesday evening, at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) With a folk song and a commercial jingle, Annemarie Oldfield, director of...

Warner will stand trial for 8/27 incident

September 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Defense attorney Jesse Cosby filed a motion, Tuesday, to dismiss the charges against Ezekial Jamal Warner, 17, on the grounds that he had been denied due process when his client had been moved to a facility in Clovis. Warner is charged with aggravated assault...

Green drops pipeline appeal

September 14, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Lawyers representing a Roswell businessman seeking to build a water pipeline from Fort Sumner to Santa Fe have dropped their appeal of the state engineer’s order denying applications for the pipeline. However, efforts to build the pipeline continue....