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McCornack to push for economic growth

January 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

McCornack City Council candidate James McCornack, an operations supervisor for the New Mexico Gas Company, wants to see the city thrive. “I’m running because I want to see our city succeed and I want to see us grow. I feel we need to change to get there,” McCornack said. McCornack is running against Caleb Grant [&hellip...

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Rodriguez brings family-friendly comedy to Civic Center Saturday

January 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Paul Rodriguez will bring his family-friendly comedy show to Roswell Saturday. The popular actor and comedian has entertained audiences across the country and in Latin America for 30 years. “I’m just there to have a good time with the audience,”...

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Chaves, soil districts file suit over gray wolf

January 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves Soil and Water and several other conservation districts filed suit Wednesday against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for barring them from participating in the process of listing the Mexican gray wolf. The wildlife service is proposing to extend a...

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Benefiting Berrendo

January 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Erica Cheromiah of Wells Fargo Bank presents a check in the amount of $2,947.51 to Laura Weathers, administrative assistant of United Way of Chaves County, to benefit the Berrendo Middle School Support Fund. Wells Fargo Bank also gave United Way a...

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Locals consider federal prairie chicken deal

January 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This March 2007 file photo provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows a male lesser prairie chicken in a mating stature in the Texas panhandle. (AP Photo) Local officials and the oil industry are cautious about a new deal offered recently by...

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Frozen

January 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Blades of grass are encased in ice created by lawn sprinklers on a cold Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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County may see the return of PILT funds

January 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County may see a return of some $2.8 million in funding that it receives each year from the federal government to offset losses in property taxes for federal lands within its borders. The Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funding was included in a...

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Wooley to introduce bill to cut aviation sales tax

January 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Rep. Bob Wooley, R-Dist. 66, will introduce a bill today in the state Legislature that, if passed this session, would cut sales tax on commercial and military aircraft sales and services. The move could deliver an economic boost for Roswell and Chaves...

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Insurance enrollment assistance available

January 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Assistance with applications for Centennial Care, formerly known as Medicaid, will be available 1-4 p.m. today at the Roswell J.O.Y Center, 1822 N. Montana Ave. Assistance will also be available at 9-3 p.m. Thursday at the Hagerman J.O.Y. Center, 505 Argyle...

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Alto Democrat Mastin announces bid for House seat against Espinoza

January 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (2)

Mastin  Lincoln County Democrat Dick Mastin announced Monday that he will run for the state House seat held by incumbent state Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Dist. 59. Espinoza is running for her fifth term. During the last election, she ran unopposed. “The people...