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Water chief explains property tax hike

July 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Aron Balok, superintendent of the Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District, tells local Republicans about efforts to manage the aquifer extending from about 20 miles north of Roswell to about 13 miles north of Carlsbad. Balok, the guest speaker at Wednesday’s monthly luncheon of the Chaves County Republican Women, said the recent doubling of the...

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Salvation Army celebrates 110 years in Roswell

July 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: A group of soldiers who attended a corps rally pose in front of the old Salvation Army office building, located at 408 S. Main St. The picture is labeled as being taken between 1947 and 1948. (Submitted Photo) Below: This is the front doors of the...

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ENMU-R respiratory therapy program gets awarded for excellence

July 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mavis Williams, left, and Gina Buldra accept the award. (Submitted Photo)   The Respiratory Therapy Program at ENMU-Roswell has been recognized for excellence by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). The program recently received...

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Project to re-surface U.S. 285 begins

July 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Transportation District Two will be resurfacing approximately two miles of US 70/285, just north of Pine Lodge Road in Chaves County. The work began June 13 and is expected to be completed in January 2016. Additional work...

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RFD Call Log — July 14

July 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following date. Medical calls are excluded. July 14 • At 2:26 p.m., grass fire, West Ninth Street and North Montana Avenue. • At 3:21 p.m., fire alarm, 200 block of East Chisum Street....

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Rotary Club installs new president

July 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lt. Gov. Sheryl L. Saavedra, pictured far right, and Asst. Gov. Diedre Duvall, not pictured, installed Roswell Pecos Valley Rotary Club’s 2015-16 president, Joseph Brady, and the incoming board of directors at a recent lunch meeting. The club also honored...

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Former NMMI cadet, QB back in jail

July 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Butler Adjekuko A former quarterback for New Mexico Military Institute involved in an attack on another cadet in November is back behind bars after he allegedly violated his probation Monday afternoon, shortly after being placed on probation Monday morning....

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A blooming success

July 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of Morning Garden Club, Roswell, planted this garden at Delaware and Riverside in Cahoon Park on April 25 and now it is blooming profusely. The club trying to provide plants that attract attract pollinators, specifically butterflies. As members of...

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Roswell High School student elected to go to Washington for Girls’ Nation

July 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Cameron Estrada is not only waiting for her shift to begin as a lifeguard at the ENMU-R swimming pool Tuesday; she’s also anxiously waiting to spend a week in Washington, D.C., as a New Mexico representative of Girls’ Nation. Estrada graduated...

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Three hospitalized after crash, car fire

July 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell Firefighter cools the burned engine compartment of a Toyota sedan Tuesday evening, after extinguishing a car fire that began right after it collided with another vehicle around 8:30 p.m. (Jared Tucker Photo) The New Mexico State Police is...