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Pearce goes on listening tour

November 30, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Congressman- elect Steve Pearce launched a listening tour in Roswell Monday, as he prepares to return to Washington following a two-year hiatus. Pearce, R-N.M., took questions on a wide range of issues during the nearly two-hour event at the Chaves County Administrative Center. He says the 17-city stop in southern New Mexico is aimed at [&hellip...

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Recount under way in District 1 race

November 30, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

The recount for a County Commission race won by two votes was under way Monday at the Chaves County Administrative Center. Judge Charles Currier presided over the first day of the recount after Democrat Eloy Ortega petitioned District Court to review the...

Fire kills couple

November 30, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

A Roswell couple died in an early-morning house fire Monday, officials said. George Romero, 70, and his wife, Celia, 65, died after officials say an electrical fire started in the couple’s garage. It spread to the rest of the home at 711 N. Orchard...

Arrests made after disturbance at church

November 30, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

A fight broke out Sunday outside a local house of worship that resulted in multiple arrests of churchgoers by the Roswell Police Department, officials said. Interim Chief Dennis Kintigh told reporters Monday that ongoing disturbances between members of the...

Waiting for Santa

November 28, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Kaitlyn McDaniel of the McDaniel’s Dancers clowns around as The Sweet Leilani’s perform behind her at the Roswell Mall Friday morning prior to Santa’s arrival. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Many water problems related to unenforced laws

November 28, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

It was the birthplace of ground water hydrology, but southeastern New Mexico still over -exploited its naturally replenishing basin to the point of disaster. Even though eastern New Mexico sits atop one of the world’s largest aquifers, it is still in...

Joan Accardi: Bold, passionate advocate for teachers and children

November 27, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Sitting in her living room, Joan Accardi gazes into the distance. Across from her are numerous books on shelves, standing firm on their spines — none thick enough to tell her story. Accardi, 65, a Dallas native, is principal of Monterey Elementary...

Santa arrives at Roswell Mall

November 27, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Santa arrives at the Roswell Mall Friday morning accompanied by The Sweet Leilani’s and the McDaniel’s Dancers. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

High Plains Aquifer does not hold never-ending water supply

November 27, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Snowmelt and a small amount of rain, the Sacramento Mountains and beneficial underground strata combine to give the Pecos Valley a naturally replenishing water source and, thus, some aquatic autonomy. Still, as introduced in this series’ previous...

Black Friday shoppers out early

November 27, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Before the sun had risen and probably before the turkey dinner had time to settle, throngs of Black Friday shoppers braved the cold and lined up outside Target at three in the morning. The RDR estimates there were at least 300 shoppers in the parking lot and...