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Campaign-disclosure bill headed to the house

February 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Passing the Senate unanimously on Sunday, a proposal attempting to fix problems within the state’s campaign-disclosure law, is now headed to the House for consideration. Senate Bill 11 requires anyone who makes an independent expenditure, that is not necessitated to be reported under the Campaign Reporting Act, to file a...

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Sen. Ron Adair visits with Leadership Lincoln

February 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of Leadership Lincoln visited with State Sen. Rod Adair, R-Roswell, in his capitol office last week. Members discussed issues that were of interest to them and Lincoln County. The group also toured the capitol and listened to a part of a Senate...

Harvest Ministries holds special event to honor efforts

February 14, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pastor Rubie Rubinstein, second from right, honors Walmart and Sam’s Club at Harvest Ministries, Friday. (Noah Vernau Photo) Noah Vernau Record Staff Writer Harvest Ministries held a special event for the local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores Monday,...

Girl Scouts Mardi Gras features feathers

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Young Girl Scouts show off their handcrafted masks during a Mardi Gras celebration at the Girl Scouts Program Center, Friday. Mardi Gras is Feb. 21. (Mark Wilson Photo) Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest celebrated its Mardi Gras Carnival on Friday in...

State sends antelope to Mexico in exchange for sheep

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jason Kline with captured pronghorn antelope. The animals will receive veterinary care before they are transported to other areas. This pronghorn will probably be sent to Mexico as part of an exchange program to help establish a new herd. (Courtesy Photo)...

Sheriff Rob Coon recalls horror of 1980 Santa Fe Prison riot

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Feb. 2 marked the anniversary of the Santa Fe Prison riot. Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon is one of two New Mexico State Police officers who participated in quelling the riots who are still working in law enforcement. He was based out of Alamogordo at the...

Lovato Memorial Golf Tournament set for March 17

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

An upcoming golf tournament will help a memorial scholarship acquire what it needs most — the funds necessary to help future emergency medical technicians and paramedics. The AMR-Steve Lovato Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at the New...

Roadwork begins Monday

February 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A section of Sycamore Avenue between Second and Eighth streets will be temporarily closed for roadwork, starting Monday. The city of Roswell will be doing pavement rehabilitation work on the section of Sycamore Avenue. The project, scheduled to take about two...

RPD hosts meth lab training program

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of area law enforcement agencies perform exercises involving a mock meth lab, Friday, at an empty house located at 1207 E. Alameda St. (Mark Wilson Photo ) The Roswell Police Department hosted a training program for law enforcement and emergency...

Kintigh’s bill passes House, 61–0

February 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A legislative measure co-sponsored by Rep. Dennis Kintigh, R-Roswell, that would develop a unified systematic approach to address the state’s behavioral health needs, passed the House 61-0 Thursday, and is headed to the Senate Rules Committee. House Joint...