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Kintigh announces mayoral bid

September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

Dennis Kintigh announces from the steps of the Chaves County Courthouse his intention to run for mayor, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Former state legislator and career lawman Dennis Kintigh told a group of friends and supporters gathered in front of the Chaves County Courthouse Thursday that a mayor must be a community leader and [&hellip...

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Fatal crash

September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 22-year-old man died Thursday as the result of a vehicle accident. The crash occurred around 7:30 a.m. on North Atkinson Avenue near Fourth Street when a motorcycle and a truck collided. The young man was taken to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center where he...

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After 23 years, Batson bids adieu

September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jane Batson of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell is greeted by well-wishers during her retirement party, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) After dedicating 23 years to education, Jane Batson is retiring and moving on to be more involved in other endeavors...

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NMMI memorial service honors Knowles

September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A memorial service was held in Pearson Auditorium at New Mexico Military Institute Thursday, to honor Lt. Gen. Richard T. Knowles (ret). Knowles passed away at the age of 96 at his home in Roswell last week. The decorated general served in World War II, the...

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Seminar shares marketing tips

September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jackie Snyder of the marketing firm JaxMarcomm, gives a marketing seminar to members of the community, Thursday, at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce. (Mark Wilson Photo) Marketing doesn’t just involve Super Bowl commercials and flying blimps; although, most...

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SO investigating case of possible child abuse

September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case of possible child abuse. A five-month-old girl was brought to a local hospital on Sept. 13, because of seizures. Preliminary examination also indicated internal injuries. “The child was flown to...

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Readers ‘raise the roof’ at Pecos Elementary

September 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Families learned about how to promote reading at home at Pecos Elementary School Wednesday night, as part of a Readers Raise the Roof! workshop being held at elementary schools throughout New Mexico. Readers Raise the Roof! is a one and a half hour program...

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Raising the flag

September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ruben Guerra, left, and Oscar Marcus of Grady Henly Decorators out of Lubbock, raise one of 170 flags along the perimeter of the fairgrounds, readying for next week’s Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Community welcomes new ILEA class

September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lt. Britt Snyder, right, of the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, welcomes one of the new students from Session 12 of the International Law Enforcement Academy Wednesday during a reception at the Spring River Park and Zoo. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) New...

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Literacy Council helps students with reading, math skills

September 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies that receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign.  Dictionaries may provide the gift of words, but reading is the...