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Animal adoption event seeks to pair cats and dogs with homes

August 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell will celebrate National Pet Week, Saturday, with another adoption event at Tractor Supply, N. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Animal Welfare Alliance will bring a number of dogs for adoption. The Roswell Humane Society will participate with dogs and cats who would be happy to have a new home. In [&hellip...

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$75,000 worth of jewelry stolen

August 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Subjects broke into Martin’s Jewelry in the Roswell Mall at 4501 N. Main St., sometime between 8 p.m. and 9:20 p.m. Wednesday. The thieves got away with $75,000 worth of jewelry, including gold and silverpieces with colored stones; watches; rings;...

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Board OKs prohibition of prairie dogs

August 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Commissioners fired a warning shot Thursday across the bow of the Bureau of Land Management’s prairie dog dreamboat, further blocking safe passage for hundreds of soon-to-be homeless critters. But the move may not have totally eradicated...

TownePlace Suites Roswell manager Peggy Tedford welcomes guests to the hotel's grand opening, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)

TownePlace Suites looks to offer visitors a home away from home

August 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

TownePlace Suites Roswell manager Peggy Tedford welcomes guests to the hotel’s grand opening, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) The patio was alive with classic Creedence Clearwater Revival, Eagles and Jim Morrison tunes played by the live Tesoro...

New cadets at New Mexico Military Institute go through a training session at the rappelling tower on campus, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)

Learning the ropes

August 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New cadets at New Mexico Military Institute go through a training session at the rappelling tower on campus, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

Investigation of in-custody death ongoing

August 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (2)

The City of Roswell responded to the Office of the Medical Investigation report that ruled the manner of the in-custody death for Cody Towler was homicide in a prepared statement. The autopsy resulted from an incident where Towler was pronounced dead on Feb....

Vargas seeks donations for Paws and Stripes

August 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Continuing her work with soldiers and military families, Nicole Vargas is at it again, expanding from Adopt a Soldier and getting involved with Paws and Stripes. Paws and Stripes is an organization that works to pair service dogs with soldiers struggling with...

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Fixing up a high flyer

August 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Coast Guard crew out of Elizabeth City, N. C., works on the flaps of a C-130 following the repainting of the aircraft by Dean Baldwin Painting, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Prairie dog hearing set for Thursday

August 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

This Bureau of Land Management photo, taken in July, shows a black-tailed prairie dog at O.G. Potter Memorial in Clovis. (Courtesy Photo) A population of Clovis prairie dogs burrowing holes across two public parks and the city’s Civic Center are likely...

AQHA recognizes Reins for Life

August 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The organization Reins for Life received the 2013 Remuda of the Year award from the American Quarter Horse Association in Amarillo. AQHA is the world’s largest equine breed registry and membership organization. The Remuda (Spanish for “herd”) of the...