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Business After Hours honors military personnel

September 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Doug Wieser, senior vice president of Cattle Baron Inc., welcomed the Roswell Red Coats to make a presentation at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Cattle Baron Steak and Seafood Restaurant in Roswell on Thursday. The event started with a moment of silence for military men and women before Chamber Director Dorrie [&hellip...

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The rain on Main

September 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

North Main Street was a lake Friday morning as rain fell in southeastern New Mexico. Chaves County was not included in the National Weather Service flash flood watches; however, Eddy and Lea counties were warned to watch for flooding. Today’s high is...

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County experiences glitch in payroll system

September 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A glitch last week in the electronic payroll system for Chaves County employees caused some employees to experience overcharge fees from their banks, although county leaders said this week they have managed the problem so that no county employees will bear...

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City Council meetings to begin an hour earlier; New city manager attends first City Council meeting

September 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell City Council meetings will begin at 6 p.m. from now on — a full hour earlier — after the councilors voted to change their starting time following a brief public hearing on Thursday night. “Now this doesn’t mean we have more time,” joked...

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Tobosa celebrates clients, employees

September 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Tobosa client Danny Davis, left, celebrates receiving his 10-year award from Rosy Rubio, assistant director of Tobosa Developmental Services, during the 36th annual Tobosa Awards Celebration on Friday at The Liberty. Tobosa staff, family, clients and...

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Police investigate shooting, stabbing

September 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department is investigating a pair of incidents that occurred Friday — a drive-by shooting in which no one was injured and a stabbing that resulted in a minor injury. The shooting took place sometime before 6 a.m. in the 2900 block of...

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Drug dealer soaked with long sentence

September 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

An Artesia man has been sentenced to more than 19 years in federal prison on convictions of trafficking methamphetamine and multiple firearms charges. In addition to the 230-month sentence, Bryan O’Keef Kimble, 30, was also sentenced Sept. 4 in federal...

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Roswell felon pleads guilty to firearms charge

September 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell man on Wednesday pleaded guilty in federal court in Las Cruces to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Jerry J. Barrera, 30, faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. His sentencing has not yet been scheduled. Barrera...

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ABA names Gathering of Nations among North America’s 100 best events for 2015

September 13, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 32nd annual Gathering of Nations, to be held in Albuquerque between April 23-25 in 2015, has been designated as one of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2015 by the American Bus Association (ABA) for its fifth year. ABA’s 2015 Top 100 Events...

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Council votes to overturn zoning commission decision

September 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mary Shepard testifies during her appeal hearing on Thursday during the City Council meeting in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The City Council voted unanimously on Thursday to overturn a Planning and Zoning Commission decision that denied a zoning...