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Kirksey sole applicant for new judgeship; Judicial nominating commission meets today in Lovington

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kirksey   Hobbs attorney Lee Kirksey is the only applicant who has applied for the judicial vacancy on the 5th Judicial District Court, according to a news release issued by the court on Monday. The vacancy is due to the creation of a new judgeship by the Legislature in May 2014. The District Judicial Nominating [&hellip...

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9/11 movie set to wrap in December

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Director and screen writer Robert Randall films a shot of actress Rachelle Krebs in a scene for an upcoming TV movie about 9/11 in Roswell in September 2013. (File Photo)   A “made for television” movie partially filmed in Roswell based on the events...

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Longtime Lincoln County journalist Hammond dies

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lincoln County News owner Lilah “Ruth” Hammond, 78, of Carrizozo, died peacefully in her sleep on Sept. 4. (Courtesy Photo)   Lilah “Ruth” Hammond of Carrizozo, 78, owner of the Lincoln County News, died peacefully in her sleep on Sept. 4....

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18-year-old man reported missing

September 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

An 18-year-old Roswell resident has gone missing and police are asking for help in locating him. Jorge Garcia was last seen one week ago, on Sept. 3, by his grandfather at the house the two share in the 800 block of East Bland Street. The two had an argument...

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Parks director: Public opinion split on fate of Yucca Center

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tim Williams, left, Roswell’s director of parks and recreation, discusses the Yucca Recreation Center with the Roswell Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, while Kiwanian Abel Esquibel, at right, listens. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Residents attending the recent...

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City Council approves Polasek as new city manager

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The City Council approved hiring Steven Polasek, the city manager of Keller, Texas, to be the next Roswell city manager. “I am very humbled and honored to be selected to be the next city manager for the city of Roswell,” Polasek said Tuesday night...

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Duffey surpasses 10K in campaign funds

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Following the lead of the Chaves County Republican Party, the Democratic Party of Chaves County has chipped in for the only contested race for a county office on the Nov. 4 general election ballots, although Republican Commissioner James Duffey continues to...

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Mold remediation underway at fire station after weekend away

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters moved back into Fire Station One on Monday after mold experts had a chance to examine the building, Deputy Fire Chief Devin Graham said on Monday. Officials discovered mold growing in the fire station, which is located downtown on South...

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NMMI names outstanding cadets

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Military Institute Commandant of Cadets, Brigadier Gen. Richard V. Geraci, has named the outstanding cadets for the month of September who will represent NMMI in the Roswell community. In naming the cadets, Geraci made special mention of their...

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City’s Rotary clubs award $14,500 to local charities

September 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s three Rotary clubs awarded $14,500 to seven local charities during a Tuesday afternoon ceremony at Desert Sun Motors. The money represents the balance of the $34,500 total raised by the 2014 Rotary Desert Sun Golf Classic after a $20,000 award to...