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Officials warn of fire danger; fierce weather expected

May 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Public lands officials across New Mexico urged the public Friday to beware of fire danger this weekend as forecasters predict continued stormy weather this weekend. Fire and weather forecasters are keeping an eye on areas of Chaves County affected by the lightning strikes expected from the storm that continued Friday evening, bringing with it some [&hellip...

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Arias guilty of involuntary manslaughter

May 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell City Councilor Elena Velasquez collapsed Friday night when she heard the jury verdict that Jose Arias was guilty of involuntary manslaughter for the shooting death of her granddaughter, Victoria Valesquez-Arias. “It proves people can get away...

Roswell High graduates 191

May 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Soon to be Roswell High graduates walk onto the football field at the Wool Bowl for commencement ceremonies, Friday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) As the sun broke through the clouds and dust one last time before resting below the horizon, words of a new...

At least three people fall victim to E-Tech scam

May 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

People stating to be a company called E-Tech Security have been calling residents around town claiming to be affiliated with Microsoft and correcting errors on computers, but it’s all a scam. According to office manager at Oasis Computers, September Bosch,...

Rain doesn’t dampen UHS grads’ joy

May 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

University High graduates wait for their big moment at Pueblo Auditorium after a thunderstorm forced a change of venue from the Wool Bowl, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Support and warmth enveloped the 21 University High School graduates Thursday...

Trial centers on calls

May 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The trial of the State of New Mexico versus Jose Arias entered its fourth day, Thursday, with both the State and defense playing recorded phone calls may by Arias to his spouse Victoria Velasquez-Arias, from Chaves County Detention Center during the period of...

County approves interim budget

May 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners approved the county’s interim budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year Thursday during a special business meeting. Last week, the board reviewed the interim budget at a workshop during its regular business meeting. One...

City backs grant application

May 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

During a special meeting, Thursday, City Council approved a resolution in support of an application from New Mexico MainStreet for a $100,000 grant toward the renovation of Reischman Park. Councilor Dusty Huckabee, who serves as director of MainStreet...

Road constructioni info meeting, 5/30

May 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A public information meeting regarding an upcoming construction project on North Main Street will be held 6 p.m., May 30, in the Nancy Lopez Room of the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. The meeting will offer details on the proposed work...

Walker Museum opens new exhibit

May 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Walker Aviation Museum at the Roswell International Air Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) In an effort to further educate visitors about important Cold War-era history, the Walker Aviation Museum Foundation is opening a “Peace Through Strength” exhibit...