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‘Robert H. Goddard: Aiming for the Stars’ event set for October

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Former Mayor Bill Brainard initiated the idea to hold a two-day event to honor the legacy of rocket pioneer Robert H. Goddard and his years of research in Roswell. Originally pitching this idea to the Chaves County Tourism Council, a community group came together and developed Brainard’s idea into an event that not only honors [&hellip...

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Young couple advocates for babies statewide

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sheridan Gluff, left, and her husband, Wayne, have been active supporters of the March for Babies since losing their infant, Ryan, to an undiagnosed heart defect in 2010. (Randal Seyler Photo) Wayne and Sheridan Gluff have lived through every new parents’...

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Annual March for Babies event to be held Saturday

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Volunteers, teams and families will all turn out at Cielo Grande Park Saturday when the March of Dimes holds its annual March for Babies in Roswell. Registration to participate in the event begins at 8:30 a.m. and the march begins at 9 a.m. The Cielo Grande...

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Preschoolers raise $430 for St. Jude Hospital

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students at the Generations of Learning preschool in Roswell took part in a Trike-a-thon on Friday to raise donations for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Youngsters rode bicycles, tricycles and Big Wheels around a track to raise...

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City, county briefed on WIPP radiation leak

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officials were reassured that Chaves County was in no danger from the radiation released by an accident two months earlier at the Waste Isolation Pilot Project near Carlsbad. Deputy Manager Dana Bryson of the Carlsbad Office for the U.S. Dept. of Energy...

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Simulator available to try out

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

AT&T store employee James Gonzales takes a spin on the distracted and drunken driving simulator machine at the store Friday as Katey Gumfory and Corey Stevens watch. Roswell High student Gumfory and Goddard High student Stevens are helping educate the...

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Sheriff’s office IDs 1 suspect in Eddy County car chase

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eddy County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who led a deputy in a vehicle pursuit with shots fired on Wednesday. Fabian Fierro, 35, was officially charged with aggravated fleeing, aggravated assault with the intent of commit a violent felony, and...

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‘Take Back the House’ fundraiser May 2

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left: Former Chairwoman of the Chaves County Republican Party Alice Eppers, state Rep. Candy Ezzell, R-Dist. 58, state Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Dist. 59, Chaves County Republican Women President Joan Boue, state Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Dist. 32, and CCRW event...

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NMSP considers missing woman Vargas in danger

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joanne Vargas, 23, was last seen March 27 in Edgewood. New Mexico State Police sent out an alert Friday and considers her to be in danger. She was possibly involved in a violent domestic altercation with her boyfriend, according to police. She is 5-foot,...

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Making way for Family Dollar

April 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Demolition work is under way at the sites of the old State Engineer’s building and its next door neighbor, the former Los Rancheros Restaurant, located in the 900 block of East Second, Thursday. A new Family Dollar store will eventually occupy the space....