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Eddy County deputy involved in car chase with shots fired

April 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

An Eddy County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a vehicle pursuit with shots fired on Tuesday. At about 12:20 a.m., a vehicle was seen pulling out of a residence near the intersection of Olive and Tansill streets without headlights, according to a report from the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office. The vehicle then continued north on [&hellip...

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Oil well explosion injures 4

April 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

An Apache Oil oil well exploded Tuesday morning in Eddy County, according to an Eddy County Sheriff’s Office report. Deputies responded to an oil-well blowout at about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday morning on Eddy County Road 222 (Shugart Road) near U.S. 82 in Loco...

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Infection control topic of Healthsense

April 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Debra Belyeu-Haeny, infection control officer at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, will be speaking at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at Healthsense. With more and more new “bugs,” people are becoming ill with new illnesses and spreading them in new ways....

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Earth Day event planned at Living Desert State Park

April 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park will host the 20th annual March for Parks Earth Day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 26 in the Visitor Center. There will be many exhibitors, including the Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad Caverns National Parks,...

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Wing man

April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

An employee for Birdman Air Enterprises works on the wing of an old jet parked at the Roswell International Air Center. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Perry looks to create city medical marijuana law

April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (2)

City Council will consider a new ordinance that would place heavy restrictions on the distribution of medical marijuana within city borders. The new law would essentially ban state-licensed medical marijuana distributors from locating in city limits and...

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Students to help educate on distracted driving

April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Corey Stevens, left, of Goddard High School and the New Mexico Leadership Institute, and Katy Gumford, Roswell High School student body president, are helping educate the community during Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April. (Jill McLaughlin Photo)...

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City asks residents to help with weeds

April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City code enforcement is asking residents to do some yard work and cut down on weeds. Recent rains in Roswell have encouraged weeds to grow. The city’s code enforcement department has received a high number of complaints about overgrown weeds throughout the...

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Refuge offers domestic violence survivors sanctuary

April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cindy Wilson, executive director of the Roswell Refuge, a shelter for battered adults, speaks to the Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo) Domestic violence is much more common than you think, and it happens way too often — and chances are good you...

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Boys & Girls Club plans Spring Break events

April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children from the Boys & Girls Club in Roswell enjoy the spring weather on Monday and inspect the flowers that they planted back in October. The Boys & Girls Club will be hosting a Mix-It-Up event during Spring Break next week featuring several field...