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Needed: Public loo downtown

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

As Roswell nears spring break and summer festivals, merchants within the downtown shopping district have expressed their concerns about increased usage of their restrooms, a problem that has many hoping a public restroom will be built close to the intersection of Second and Main streets. Councilman Dusty Huckabee said a lack of a public restroom [&hellip...

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DDSD conducts public meeting on new system

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Statewide around 3,800 individuals receive services through the Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Program, which serves as an alternative to institutional care, and more than 5,600 are on the waiting list. The program is de-signed to provide services...

LRH’s ER space to premiere Monday

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

When Janelle Raborn, interim CEO of Lovelace Regional Hospital, saw the facility’s emergency room, she saw a need — for more space, more staff and faster service. The hospital’s current ER has only three rooms. Its cramped space does not allow for a...

Debra Smith tapestry show opens at Isaac’s Gallery, Friday

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Debra Smith stands in front of samples of her work at Isaac’s Gallery, 309 N. Virginia Ave., Tuesday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Weaving what she loves most about the traditional Japanese kimono with her passion for fabric, artist Debra Smith invites the...

Francos charged on multiple counts

March 15, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Wendi and Raymond Franco were arraigned in Judge Eugene De Los Santos’ court on Tuesday. The couple also went through the preliminary hearing in Judge John Halvorson’s court. Halvorson bound the two cases over to District Court. Wendi, 30, is charged with...

UND students pay it forward at church

March 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

University of North Dakota students involved in the Students Today Leaders Forever program, bag dried pinto beans at Harvest Ministries, Tuesday, during a stopover in Roswell. The students are on a nine-day, Pay it Forward tour, visiting communities in New...

Williams seeks 5th District Court bench

March 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Les Williams Les Williams, an assistant district attorney with the Eddy County District Attorney’s Office, says he is seeking election for the position of 5th Judicial District Court Judge, Division 9. The division encompasses Eddy, Lea, and Chaves...

Stratos aborts test flight

March 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Red Bull Stratos aborted what would have been its first manned test flight, Tuesday morning, just moments before adventurer Felix Baumgartner was set to take off from an undisclosed location in Roswell, according to a statement released by the program later...

Commission to meet

March 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners will meet for its regular business meeting Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Chaves County Administrative Center, 1 St. Mary’s Place. The commissioners will hold a public hearing allowing the public to voice their thoughts...

2 dead in series of 4 Gallup, NM, shootings

March 13, 2012 • Local News, State NewsComments (0)

Gallup Police Department official talk at the scene of a crime at the east side Shell gas station Monday, March 12, 2012 in Gallup, N.M. evening. Several victims were reported injured in a series of shootings in Gallup. (AP Photo/Gallup Independent, Brian...