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Possible arson

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police were investigating a suspicious fire and possible arson at the intersection of Hendricks Street and Wyoming Avenue on Tuesday. The suspect was badly burned and was flown out of town for medical treatment, according to Officer L.J. Harrell, police spokesman. Harrell said police do not think this fire was connected with the spree [&hellip...

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Future wordsmiths

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell hands a dictionary to a Dexter Elementary School third-grader Tuesday. The Chaves County Republican Women have been giving dictionaries to Dexter, Hagerman and Lake Arthur third-graders for 30 years, said Joan Boue, president of...

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Employment Connection event Friday

September 24, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez has proclaimed the week of Sept. 21-27 as Employ Older Workers Week in New Mexico. In honor of Employ Older Workers Week, the Employment Connection office in Roswell will be holding an event from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the Roswell Adult...

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Former Alamogordo AD takes charge of Roswell athletics

September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lawrence Johnson, former athletic director of Alamogordo Public Schools, has been named interim athletic director for the Roswell Independent School District, Superintendent Tom Burris announced on Monday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Roswell’s high school...

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Rain for days

September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This farm , off the Hub Corn Farm north of Roswell, is now flooded due to the rains that have been happening the past couple of days and will likely stay flooded as the rains continue. (Charles Fischer Photo) [/auth...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters matches kids with ‘bigs’

September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bowl For Kids’ Sake is the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico’s annual fundraising event, was held iin Roswell on April 26. Big Brothers Big Sisters is an affiliate agency of the United Way. (File Photo)   The sole mission of Big...

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Pearce gets pro-life endorsement

September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A national pro-life group on Monday announced its endorsement of U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce for Congress. The Washington, D.C.-based Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund said Pearce’s consistent pro-life position stands in stark contrast to that of his...

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Golf course vandals turn fairways into raceways

September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Suspected teenagers caused thousands of dollars in damages last weekend at Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River, and police are hoping for help to catch the culprits. Roswell police said multiple golf carts were vandalized and greens were damaged sometime...

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State land office earns $7.3M from oil, gas lease sale Sept. 16

September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE — The New Mexico State Land Office earned $7.3 million for beneficiaries during its monthly oil and gas lease sale held in Santa Fe. This is the highest lease sale revenue since December 2013, when the Land Office earned $7.8 million. Leases for...

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AG’s office alerts all state schools on bogus company

September 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The AG’s Consumer Protection Division is alerting all New Mexico schools and school districts to a nationwide scam by a company calling itself Scholastic School Supply that could find its way to the Great Southwest. Fake invoices for educational supplies,...