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Eating for a good cause

December 8, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Diners at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill on Main Street ate for a good cause Tuesday — 10 percent of all food sales benefited an agency that helps local nonprofits raise money. The United Way of Chaves County raised several hundred dollars on Tuesday’s United Way Day by teaming up with the casual dining chain. “We appreciate...

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Commission signs off on recount

December 7, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

From left, James Duffey is slated to take Michael Trujillo’s seat on the County Commission. Officials met Monday to recanvass the general election. (Matt Arco Photo) Chaves County commissioners met Monday to recanvass the general election results....

Groups working to repurpose old rehab center

December 7, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

A project which will go a long way to help critical housing needs in Roswell is nearing completion. The project is a cooperative effort between Local Collaborative 5, Regional Housing Authority and Eastern New Mexico University, which is donating the old...

Restaurateur Wilson dies

December 7, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

A local business owner and founder of multiple Cattle Baron Restaurants died Sunday at the age of 57. Jef frey Wilson, founder and CEO of Cattle Baron Restaurants Inc., died at Roswell Regional Hospital, according to a news release from the company. Wilson...

Project Appleseed shooters on target

December 5, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Rifle enthusiasts young and old work on their marksmanship skills Saturday morning at the Roswell Gun Club during the Revolutionary War Veterans Association Appleseed Project, which commemorates American heritage. (Mark Wilson Photo) Between firing rounds off...

Police are responding to more mental health calls

December 5, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Mental health calls are an issue the police deal with daily. Interim Roswell Police Chief Dennis Kintigh said the number of calls the department receives for Code 11, potentially violent mental patients, and Code 12, nonviolent patients, for the past three...

K-9 hero relapses

December 5, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

After battling two tumors earlier this year, Sage, a search and rescue dog raised in Roswell, has relapsed. The 11-year-old Hagerman border collie will have surgery at a cancer center for animals at Colorado State University Monday morning, her owner and...

Job Corps holds 61st graduation

December 4, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell Job Corps graduate Marcella Johnson receives a hug from a fellow graduate during the program’s 61st commencement ceremony Friday at the ENMU-R Performing Arts Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) Members of the Roswell Job Corps, community leaders, as...

Roswell Boys & Girls Club helps youth

December 4, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

The Boys & Girls Club, a United Way agency, has been in Roswell since 1965. “I can’t imagine our community without the Boys & Girls Club,” said Jaynan McKelvey, unit director for the club. “The kids that come here...

Robert Bryson LeLieuvre

December 3, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Robert LeLieuvre, 66, who passed away Dec.1, 2010. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...