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Work for play

October 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City of Roswell employees erect a playground tree house at Missouri Avenue Park, on the site of the old Missouri Avenue Elementary School, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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How to get a head

October 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Conservation officers from the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish speak to students at Roswell High during Career Day at the school, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Family reunion

October 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Marley attaches a replacement baby alien to the mural along US 285 south of Roswell while Robert Corn keeps the artwork steady, Wednesday morning. The baby alien is a replacement for the one that was stolen in July. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Police name Baca a person of interest in explosives case

October 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Baca Continued activity and additional search warrants have resulted after the shooting that took place around midnight, Tuesday. The Roswell Police Department said the victim was shot four times and remains in the hospital. The police executed a search...

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Americana band Reckless Kelly ready to rock Roswell Nov. 1

October 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Front: Willy Braun (lead vocals, rhythm guitar). From left: Cody Braun (fiddle, mandolin, tenor guitar, harmony vocals), David Abeyta (lead guitar), Joe Miller (bass guitar), and Jay Nazz (drums, percussion). (Photo credit Cassandra Weyandt ) “It’s...

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Character Counts recognizes lawmen

October 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Character Counts celebrated its 20th anniversary this week. During the Honoring the Badge ceremony, Wednesday evening, members of law enforcement took time to consider the job done by officials throughout Chaves County. Tim Fuller of the Character Counts...

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Locals show support for Valley Meat as hearing concludes

October 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local leaders and farmers rallied in support of Valley Meat Co. Wednesday during the last day of a state environmental hearing to determine if the proposed horse meat processor will be allowed to renew its groundwater permit. “These are the real people that...

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Chaves Co. clerk awaits gay marriage ruling

October 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County’s clerk would be bound by law to begin issuing licenses to same-sex marriages within the next few weeks if New Mexico’s Supreme Court determines gay marriage is legal across the state. “Since I’m an elected official, and sworn to uphold...

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Animal adoption event Saturday

October 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Animal Welfare Alliance is holding another adoption event on Saturday at Tractor Supply, 5000 N. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sammye Leflar-Bohnstehn said: “We will have around 25 dogs to choose from; it’s our largest event yet. We will have food...

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Annual egg drop teaches teamwork

October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Xcel Energy serviceman Kevin Victor drops an egg carrier from 20 feet as part of the RISD fifth-grade gifted program’s Egg Drop, Tuesday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Balloons, duct tape and paper bags don’t usually work together, but in this case it was a...