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Supervisor: Animal shelter following ordinance; Practice of holding animals for rescues suspended

July 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Councilors Jeanine Corn Best, left, and Tabitha Denny look at photos of a rescue kennel with city investigator Steve Halvorson on June 16, following a press conference by Mayor Dennis Kintigh announcing his plans to change the way the city shelter interacted with local rescue groups. (File Photo)   Since the Roswell Animal Control [&hellip...

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Second district candidates have $2M cash on hand

July 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Stone Graphic   U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce has about a 2-to-1 advantage in campaign funds over his Democrat challenger for Congress, although Roxanne “Rocky” Lara out-raised Pearce in the most recent reporting period. Pearce, R-Hobbs, had...

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2014 Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair Schedule of Events July 28 – Aug. 2

July 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Monday, July 28 6 a.m. – noon: All livestock and rabbits, poultry and ag mechanics due on fairgrounds Noon: Market swine, market lamb and meat goats, weigh and measure 3 p.m.: Pregnancy test for dairy heifers. 4 p.m: Rabbit show. 15 minutes after rabbit...

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Salvation Army to host benefit golf tourney

July 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Salvation Army is sponsoring a golf tournament at the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 26. The tournament will be played as a three-person best ball. Green fees, cart, breakfast and lunch are included in the $60 per...

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Manager: Encouraging employees improves profits

July 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jim Burress, general manager of Dean Baldwin Painting in Roswell, visits with the Roswell Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Treating employees with respect and helping them build self-confidence improved the company’s bottom line, said...

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Lovelace CEO to serve on Quality New Mexico board

July 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tschabrun   Dawn Tschabrun, chief executive officer at Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell, has been elected as a board member to Quality New Mexico for a three-year term, which started in June 2014. Over the next three years, Tschabrun will work with her...

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Leadership Roswell deadline is

July 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Roswell Program is accepting applications for the Class of 2015. Completed applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 31. Classes will meet on one Friday a month from September to May. More...

Lawmakers suggest revamping film-incentive cap

July 23, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two Democratic lawmakers plan to ask the Legislature to revamp a $50 million annual cap on tax incentives for film and television production in New Mexico. A newly issued study of the incentives has reignited a debate over whether it...

Partner: Late deputy had military injuries

July 23, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FORT SUMNER, N.M. (AP) — The partner of a 39-year-old De Baca County sheriff’s deputy who died this month says previous injuries from military service were likely a factor. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://goo.gl/bzqZuO) that Christi Scovel...

Mosquitoes with virus found in Albuquerque area

July 23, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque-area health officials say they’ve collected mosquitoes positive for the West Nile virus in Bernalillo County for the first time in 2014. City and county health agencies operate a mosquito control program aimed at...