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County’s budget includes 3 percent pay raises

May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County commissioners unanimously approved an interim $45 million budget on Wednesday morning that includes several new positions and a cost-of-living adjustment for all county employees for the first time in three years. The $44,889,112 interim budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year adds seven new full-time positions for the new Çhaves County...

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ENMU-R students receive national recognition

May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Spring 2014 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” will include the names of 32 students from Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell who have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders. To qualify, the...

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Blue Cross, Blue Shield to acquire Lovelace Health Plan Membership

May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico received its final regulatory approval to acquire Lovelace Health Plan commercial members and the Medicare Advantage contract, according to a news release issued on Tuesday. The transaction is expected to be complete...

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Land commissioner signs lease for wind farm on state lands

May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico State Land Commissioner Ray Powell signed a lease agreement Tuesday with Triangle Gallegos, LP, a wind energy company based in Union County and Hereford, Texas, for a wind farm project to be located on about 19,000 acres of State Trust Land and...

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ENMU-Roswell announces Spring 2014 Dean’s List

May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The following students were named to the Dean’s List at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell for the spring 2014 semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.25 or higher grade point average while carrying at least 12 semester hours....

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UFO Art Show set

May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s most famous incident will be the inspiration for a show of art sponsored by The Roswell Fine Arts League and hosted by The Gallery. The UFO Art Show 2014 will be held July 3-6. The reception will be at 1-4 p.m., Thursday, July 3, at the new...

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‘Healthy Kids, Healthy Families’ conference

May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Healthy Kids, Healthy Families, a free mini-conference sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday at the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell campus in the Occupational Technology Center. Learn...

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Chamber presents Sam Glenn and ‘Gift of Attitude’ tonight

May 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sam Glenn, motivational speaker and author of “The Gift of Attitude,” will be in Roswell tonight at the Chamber of Commerce banquet, which begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. The banquet will also feature a live auction, music...

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Kicking for Kiwanis

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Taekwon-Do instructor Dwayne Worley, left, leads students Jessica Sudderth and Bryce Hart through a martial arts demonstration on Tuesday at the Kiwanis Club of Roswell meeting. Hart is going to Rome, Italy, in July to compete in the International Taekwon-Do...

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City officials debate on how to trim budget

May 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city of Roswell still has a marketing director, but no thanks to Mayor Dennis Kintigh. “I don’t know why we need to fund a marketing director,” Kintigh said Tuesday during a special City Council meeting called to approve a preliminary budget for...