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Man gets 7-year sentence for meth

January 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell man was sentenced in federal court Thursday to 84 months in federal prison for violating federal narcotics trafficking laws. Juan Carlos Navarrete, 36, was also sentenced in Las Cruces to three years of supervised release after his 7-year prison sentence for selling about 10 ounces of methamphetamine to a confidential source in 2014. [&hellip...

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Oil price slump could nix raises

January 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Other state expenditures may also be affected Photo: Jim Peach, professor of economics at New Mexico State University, speaks to the Senate Finance Committee about energy outlooks and oil prices at the State Capitol on Wednesday (Luis Sánchez Saturno/The New...

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ENMU-R seeks community input

January 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Christina Weir, left, and Gina Buldra display their Kosa Merit Awards during the ENMU-R Community College Board meeting Tuesday afternoon. Behind them, from left, is board member Ralph Fresquez, board president Eloise Blake and board member Dawn Tschabrun (AJ...

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Judicial candidates square off during GOP group event

January 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The three candidates for Roswell municipal judge each laid out their cases for election at a packed meeting Wednesday afternoon of the Chaves County Republican Women. Incumbent Municipal Judge Lou J. Mallion is being challenged in the March 1 election by...

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City of Roswell releases annual crime report

January 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell experienced less crime in 2015 than it did in 2014, with property crimes — the type of crime that generally affects the widest cross section of the community — leading the way in the reductions. The 2015 annual statistics compiled by the Roswell...

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Martinez outlines heavy agenda

January 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Gov. Susana Martinez delivers her State of the State Address on the first day of the 2016 Legislative Session on Tuesday (Jason Stilgebouer/The New Mexican Photo). Middle Photo: Four generations of Pirtles gather on the floor of the New Mexico Senate...

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Children share message of hope, faith

January 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Watoto Children’s Choir, a group of 18 orphans from Uganda, perform Tuesday at Grace Community Church on West Mescalero Road. Several children gave testimonies of their experiences being orphaned and then rescued by the Christian mission, which has...

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2015 United Way campaign results

January 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The United Way of Chaves County announced at its annual meeting Tuesday that it raised $471,570 during its 2015, which is 89 percent of its goal of $530,000. The funds will be divided between 13 nonprofit agency partners in Chaves County. Though giving was...

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New school board members sworn in

January 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Berrendo Elementary School student council led the New Mexico friendship pledge at Tuesday’s school board meeting. Berrendo is located in district five, which is now represented by Arturo Ibarra (Bethany Freudenthal Photo). The two new...

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Water race decided by 4 votes

January 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The results of the Jan. 9 election for the Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District have come in with Bill Netherlin, who ran unopposed, receiving all of the four votes cast. The PVACD board of directors canvassed the election results Tuesday morning. The...

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