Committee declines action on inventory

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Councilor and Finance Committee Chairman Caleb Grant refused to approve the city’s fixed asset inventory certification on Thursday when he discovered two reports were incomplete. The fixed asset inventory certification is required as part of the city’s auditing process, City Budget Supervisor Toni Reeves told the committee, which consists of Grant...

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Police investigate shot that injured man’s foot

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred this morning in the area of South Garden Avenue and East Deming Street. A 26-year-old Roswell man was injured by a single gunshot to the right foot during an altercation, according to a news release from the...


Counterfeit money showing up at businesses; Fake bills seen locally are often of poor quality

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Courtesy Photo   In the past two months, Roswell businesses have reported nine instances to police in which someone used or tried to use counterfeit money to purchase merchandise, the Roswell Police Department reports. In most of the cases, fake $100...


Taste of Roswell benefits Salvation Army

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Working as a team, the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the Chaves County Economic Development Corp. raised $10,000 for the Salvation Army of Roswell at Wednesday night’s Taste of Roswell. Ten restaurants participated,...


Entrepreneurs discuss ideas during Discovery Day

November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Michelle Miller, left, founder and CEO of High Desert Discovery District (HD3), and Dr. Beverlee J. McClure, CEO and president of the Association of Commerce and Industry, speak with a panelist Thursday during HD3 Roswell Discovery Day. The discovery days...


Dancing little stars

November 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rehearsals were held all day Wednesday at Pueblo Auditorium in the school district’s administration building for “Broadway Bound,” which will feature Broadway-style dance performances by students from Pecos Elementary School. The free performances will...


All 5 constitutional amendments ratified

November 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico voters on Tuesday approved all five constitutional amendments presented to them on general election ballots, as proposed piecemeal changes to the state constitution continue to sail to success with voters. Four of this year’s proposed...


County, state voters support all bond issues

November 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

About $169 million in funding for senior citizen facilities, state public libraries and colleges and universities was approved by New Mexican voters during Tuesday’s general election. State bond questions A, B and C asked voters to renew a series of general...


County voter turnout down to 38 percent

November 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

More than 3,000 fewer Chaves County residents voted in this year’s general election, compared to the last presidential midterm election in 2010. Voter turnout in Chaves County for this year’s general election was 38 percent, according to figures published...


Quilters surprise with donation

November 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sue Freeland, left, president of the Loaves & Fishes board of directors, reacts after hearing the amounts of the donation the Pecos Valley Quilters were making to her agency on Wednesday. Carolyn Mitchell, right, was chairperson for the Quilters’ annual...