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City to consider revoking pot shop’s business license

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city will hold a hearing today to determine whether to revoke two business licenses of a medical marijuana distributor that opened operations last week. The swift action came as a surprise to owners of Compassionate Distributors, the Ruidoso-based business. “I am really angry,” said co-owner Mandy Denson. “I’ve never been threatened by that by...

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NMSP investigate death at ENMU-R

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico State Police are investigating a death on the campus of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell that was reported Monday night. The State Police Investigations Bureau-Roswell was called to the campus at about 9 p.m. and found a dead man in one of the...

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Mayor discusses citywide cleanup effort

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Dennis Kintigh discusses his plans for cleaning up abandoned properties in Roswell during the Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo) Cleaning up Roswell is a priority for newly elected Mayor Dennis Kintigh. As a retired FBI agent and...

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Man arrested on a number of charges

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Sheriff’s Office arrest logs for March 6 to April 2.   Joseph Robert Sedillo was arrested in the 500 block of South Wyoming Avenue in Roswell in connection with charges of violation order of protection, resisting, evading, obstructing an...

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‘Out of this World’ job fair today

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s “Out of this World” Job Fair will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. today at the Convention Center. Attendance is free for job seekers, who are encouraged to bring an updated resume and dress professionally. More than 35 employers are expected to have...

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Mixing it up

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students from the Roswell Boys & Girls Club tour the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art on Tuesday. The students were taking part in Mix-It-Up Week, which is offering a variety of activities for students during this week’s Spring Break. (Courtesy...

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City hires new planning director; still no attorney

April 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city has hired a familiar face to take the helm of its planning department beginning next month. But, four key positions will be left open and may be difficult to fill. Marlin Johnson, former Chaves County director of planning and zoning, will boomerang...

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Berrendo students to throw out the first pitches for Isotopes

April 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A couple of Roswell children will receive a special honor from the Albuquerque Isotopes on Friday. Kendal Sanders, 13, and Nathaniel Tavarez, 12, will throw out the ceremonial first pitches at the beginning of the season opener as the Isotopes host the Tacoma...

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Senior Circle to celebrate anniversary

April 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Senior Circle members will celebrate the 15th anniversary of Senior Circle at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. The Senior Circle will hold its monthly birthday party on Wednesday and Senior Circle volunteers are especially encouraged to attend as it will be National...

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Bargain hunting

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bargain shoppers look through the offerings during the sixth annual Roswell Community Yard Sale held next door to the Wool Bowl, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...