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Officials: DWIs trending down

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Stone Graphic Data from law enforcement agencies show a general downward trend in driving while intoxicated (DWI) arrests in Chaves County over the past five years. Total combined DWI arrests in Chaves County for law enforcement agencies Roswell Police Department, Chaves County Sheriff’s Office and New Mexico State Police amounted to 227 in 2013....

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Scam alert: Walmart does not solicit ‘secret shoppers’ for program

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A new scam has hit Roswell, using the name of Walmart. It has already claimed its first victims. The person will receive a letter or an e-mail which gives the name of Walmart in the subject line that says: “We Pay Five Hundred Every Week, If You Join Our...

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Pecan harvest short but good quality

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Visibility in a pecan orchard is obscured as workers harvest their crop, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) This year’s pecan harvest in the Roswell area will produce a smaller crop than last year, but the quality is excellent, local growers said this...

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Details emerge on attempted murder case

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Cecilia Rico and son Elian hold candles during a Sunday evening prayer vigil for the victim of an attempted murder that transpired Saturday morning. Twenty-five neighbors, friends and family members of the victim gathered at 6 p.m. near the scene of the crime...

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Valley Meat to sue AG Gary King

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Valley Meat Co.’s lawyer notified Attorney General Gary King of the company’s intention to sue him and his associates for libel, slander, harassment, abuse of process and intentional acts of harm against the Roswell business. Attorney A. Blair Dunn sent...

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City Councilor Art Sandoval seeks re-election

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Councilor Art Sandoval in Ward 3 will seek his fourth and final term by filing for re-election today, he said Monday. “I would like to thank the community allowing me the time to serve this community, and hopefully they give me the opportunity to do...

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RPD hosts viewing of stolen goods this week

January 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The concrete alien is only one item of many which are believed to be stolen in area burglaries. Other items are more mundane, such as tires, shop vacs and planters. (Courtesy Photo) The Roswell Police Department will give citizens the opportunity to view...

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Crisp New Mexico winter sunset

January 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mark Wilson Photo Utility poles along the perimeter of the airport are transformed into silhouettes by Friday evening’s setting sun...

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Teenager arrested in Roswell for attempted murder

January 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kenneth Whiteside pictured above Tess Townsend Record Staff Writer Roswell Police Department officers arrested a teenager Saturday morning for the rape and stabbing of a 40-year-old victim and burglarization of the victim’s home on Pecan Drive, leaving the...

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Cinda Olvera nearing the finish line at the New York Marathon, 2013.

Marathoner Olvera: ‘There is no almost. You either make it or you don’t’

January 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo Cinda Olvera nearing the finish line at the New York Marathon, 2013. Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer Race for life is a term that might define Cinda Olvera, although the only person she is competing against is herself. Olvera is a runner....