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Ezzell part of right-to-work effort in NM House

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell state lawmaker Candy Spence Ezzell and two other Republican legislators in the New Mexico House of Representatives have pre-filed legislation that would give New Mexico’s workers the right to choose whether to join a union or to financially contribute to one. Ezzell, state Rep. Dennis Roch, R-Logan, and state Rep. Andy Nunez, R-Hatch, said...

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Community prays for a safe year

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The annual 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting kickoff was Monday night at the convention center. Residents and local leaders joined together to pray for those in need and to pray for a safe year. Prayer gatherings will take place over the next three weeks at...

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Planning, Zoning Committee discusses ordinance changes

January 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the city Planning and Zoning Committee discussed proposed changes to the city’s zoning ordinance on Monday. The committee ultimately sent the proposed ordinance back to city staff for further work, but the main topics of discussion were secondary...

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Hispano chamber declines county funds

January 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce has declined $5,000 of economic development funding that it had been allocated last year by the Chaves County Commission. Hispano chamber executive director Romo Villegas said in a Nov. 18 letter to county leaders that...

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Director: City cemetery oversight now under parks department

January 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Parks and Recreation Committee listens as Parks Director Tim Williams, top right, discusses a resolution to apply for a $452,000 state Department of Transportation grant for the city’s recreational trails program. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The...

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Workshop to assist in health insurance open enrollment

January 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

La Casa Family Health Center will be hosting a health insurance enrollment workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Roswell. Professionally trained enrollment counselors will be on hand to provide assistance to anyone who might have questions or need...

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Roswell’s Most Wanted: Jose Ramon Montoya

January 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jose Ramon Montoya   Jose Ramon Montoya, 21, is wanted on charges of vehicle burglary, larceny and receiving stolen property. Police say Montoya is wanted in connection to an incident reported on Nov. 22 in which vehicles stored in a lot by a repair shop...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 2-5

January 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 2 • At 7:15 a.m., motor vehicle accident, Clovis Highway and Caballo Road. • At 8:16 a.m., carbon monoxide check, Lost Trail Road. • At 8:46 a.m., medical call,...

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Winter weather grips Roswell

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Aerie, a 6-year-old White Labrador, was enjoying a romp in the snow Saturday morning at Triangle Park along Garden Street. Trotting alongside this playful girl is Nancy Turner, who said the dog belongs to her daughter. A Roswell native, Turner said she...

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Roswell Toyota tree decoration contest brings teams the green

January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Top left: Accepting the second-place award of $1,000 for Roswell High School Project Celebration are RHS seniors Floyd Bell, left, and Aaron Dominguez. (Timothy P. Howsare Photos) Roswell Toyota announced Saturday the winners of its first Christmas tree...