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CVE opens new headquarters in Artesia

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

General Manager Chuck Pinson, second from left, shakes hands after cutting the ribbon on the new Central Valley Electric Cooperative headquarters in Artesia Wednesday. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Central Valley Electric Cooperative opened a new, state-of-the-art $7.5 million building in Artesia Wednesday. “We’re really excited to open this facility and to...

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Walk and Roll

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Washington Avenue Elementary students walk en masse to school Wednesday morning, participating in the Healthy Kids Chaves County Walk and Roll, which hopes to promote healthier lifestyle choices for children. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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PED finds mixed results on English proficiency tests

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The state Public Education Department (PED) analysis of Roswell Independent School District results in tests of proficiency in English among students designated as current learners of English was released last week and presented at Tuesday’s district Board...

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Council to consider disaster declaration

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Councilors will consider ratifying a resolution today to declare a disaster following the Sept. 11 floods that destroyed bridges and eroded infrastructure, crops, homes, land and other structures. The resolution supports a similar measure taken by Chaves...

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On the set

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Actors and extras run for their lives in downtown Roswell Sunday during filming of the “Tailed,” a futuristic sci-fi adventure set 25 years into the future where an alien race of reptilian shape-shifters has invaded Earth. “Tailed,” directed by...

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Heritage Dinner honors Jennings

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Former State Sen. Tim Jennings, right, stands with Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Administrative Director Tina Williams. Jennings was honored as the 2013 Heritage Winner Tuesday during the 32nd annual Heritage Dinner. (Jill McLaughlin Photo)...

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Army vet, community builder runs for City Council

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jerry Heck, a U.S. Army veteran and former New Mexico Military Institute contractor, has announced his bid for Roswell City Council Ward 2. The seat is held by Councilman Jimmy Craig. U.S. Army veteran and former instructor at the New Mexico Military...

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RISD Board renews Sidney Gutierrez Middle School contract

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Independent School District’s Board of Education voted unanimously in favor of renewing the contract of charter school Sidney Gutierrez Middle School during its regular board meeting Tuesday. The five-year renewal was recommended by...

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Local groups to share information about the Affordable Care Act

October 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

This article is the final installment of a three-part series about how local residents can adapt to the Affordable Care Act.   A variety of local organizations are conducting outreach with regard to the Affordable Care Act, which mandates that almost all...

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Roswell Toyota donates to DSF of SENM

October 8, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

As a primary sponsor of the Down Syndrome Foundation, Roswell Toyota presented the foundation with a check for $5,000 Tuesday. From left to right, DSF President Libbie Sills, her son, Brenden, 3, DSF Treasurer and Board Member Mike Romero, DSF Executive...