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Cougar found, killed near school

July 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Southeast Main and Chisum Streets, around 8 p.m. Wednesday, where a member of the public had spotted a cougar, or mountain lion. The officer located the animal walking near Pecos Elementary, 600 E. Hobbs St. Additional officers and deputies from the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office joined in the [&hellip...

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Rodriguez arrested, charged with aggravated assault, burglary

July 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police arrested Victor Vincent Rodriguez, 39, Wednesday. He is charged with aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, interference with communications and felon in possession of a firearm after an incident that occurred in the 300 block of East Reed Street....

Randy Roscoe bikes across the country to honor all veterans

July 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Randy Roscoe of the Wounded Warrior Project peddles down Pennsylvania Avenue Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) He has ridden for more than a year and traveled through 17 states. He has been featured in 35 newspapers, on four TV stations and 22 radio stations....

Keepin’ it Green

July 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kelli Van Winkle teaches composting to young Earth Rangers during Earth Camp 2013 at the Spring River Zoo, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

Virtual docs available at local hospitals

July 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Emergency room doctors at Eastern New Mexico Regional and Lovelace will now have live, online in-room consultations from Albuquerque specialists to help them with head trauma cases. The new technology could save patients and doctors valuable time when dealing...

Something Wicked…

July 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A windmill is silhouetted by ominous thunderstorm clouds north of Roswell, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

Officials meet to discuss state water issues

July 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

State legislators and water officials will meet today with regional district managers in Clovis to kick off a three-day summit to discuss the impacts of the drought on local agriculture and resources. State Sen. Joseph Cervantes, D-Las Cruces, chairman of the...

Making a Splash

July 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cory Woodruff flips kids into the Cahoon Park pool on a sweltering Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

That’s some good scratchie

July 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The United Methodist Church is hosting Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School this week at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 915 W. 19th St. The program is a combined effort between Aldersgate and the First United Methodist Church, 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The...

Valley Meat dealt another blow

July 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Valley Meat Co. was forced to launch another offensive against a regulatory agency Monday, this time against the New Mexico Environment Department, after the company was denied a temporary water discharge permit. The latest hurdle comes just before the horse...