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Council, officials discuss animal control

August 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Clerk Sharon Coll discusses the packets she distributed to City Council members during the workshop on the city’s Animal Control Services on Wednesday at City Hall. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The City Council received an update from police officials and animal control officers during a workshop on Wednesday evening. The city’s Animal Control...

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Love triangle murder defendant in court today

August 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

One of two brothers charged with ambushing and mercilessly killing a Roswell man in June is scheduled to have his preliminary hearing this morning in Chaves County Magistrate Court. Steven Lee Lucero, 30, most recently of 701 E. Ninth St. in Roswell, is...

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Henson to receive Habitat for Humanity home

August 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Silvia Henson receives a check for her house that is being built by the Habitat for Humanity. At right is Rick Spragins, chairman of the Rotary Desert Sun Golf Classic. At left is Travis Hicks of Desert Sun Motor. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   Silvia Henson...

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Workshops on Yucca’s future to begin Saturday

August 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city Parks & Recreation Committee and Commission will begin holding workshops this weekend to get public input on the fate of the Yucca Recreation Center. The first workshop will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Yucca Recreation Center, said...

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United Way kicks off 2014 campaign

August 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kathleen Freeman moments after her compelling speech on how local United Way agencies helped her and her children overcome domestic violence. Freeman is now a child care worker for Assurance Home, which is a United Way of Chaves County member agency. Sitting...

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Shea: Student athletes excel on field, in class

August 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Brian Shea, left, director of activities and athletics for Roswell Independent School District, discusses the academic and athletic success of the district’s student athletes while Kiwanis Club President Ed David listens on Tuesday in Roswell. (Randal...

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Rodeo features local cowboys in ranch competition

August 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Ranch cowboys from the Bell Ranch compete in the penning competition on Saturday at the 26th annual New Mexico Championship Ranch Rodeo, which was held this past weekend in Roswell. Members of the Bell Ranch team include Zack Burson, Kris Wilson, Bryan Clark,...

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Portales man admits plot to kill his wife

August 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

A Portales man pleaded guilty in federal court last week to trying to hire someone to murder his wife for $5,000. Cody Guss, 37, was charged with using a telephone in interstate commerce to commission a murder-for-hire. Guss entered a guilty plea to the...

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Xcel announces $30M makeover

August 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Xcel Energy announced plans Monday for a $30 million capital improvement project that is intended to boost electric transmission service in and around Roswell. The Minneapolis-based utility holding company said in a news release Monday the improved...

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Officials started interviewing city manager candidates last week

August 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell councilors began the process of interviewing candidates for the city manager’s position last week, and met with a second candidate on Monday. City Manager Larry Fry announced his intention to leave the position during the City Council meeting in...