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Four join county Land Council

June 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Land Council has added four new members and seeks to become a more effective advisory board to county managers and officials as it holds its second meeting of the year Thursday night. “It has been in flux for a couple of years,” said Chaves County Planning and Zoning Director Marlin Johnson, whose [&hellip...

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First Presbyterian puts the needy first

June 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

First Presbyterian Church has had Larry Sydow as interim pastor for about a year now, and he is happy with what he’s seen there. “I attend the mission meetings,” Sydow said, “and I am really amazed at their attitude toward the homeless and the hurting...

Where the antelope play

June 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sue Ferguson took this photo of a pair of antelope just outside her Roswell home this week. (Submitted Photo)...

Cancer Services offers free retreat

June 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

On the weekend of Sept. 8-10, Cancer Services of New Mexico is hosting an educational event at the Marriott Pyramid North Hotel in Albuquerque. This is a three-day program to provide information about cancer, and the life that comes with it. This is the...

Family searching for disabled man last seen in Lovington

June 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ernest Lee Sipe A Roswell family is desperately looking for a family member. Ernest Lee Sipe, 32, was last seen Sunday, said his sister-in-law, Jessie Sipe. The Roswell Police Department’s public information officer, Todd Wildermuth, said the brother of...

Roswell teacher brutalized, autopsy shows; Body found near Vaughn sustained head injuries 24 hours prior to discovery

June 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Maria Aragon A Roswell teacher killed in early March suffered a brutal death, an autopsy indicates. Maria Elena Tilton Aragon, 49, considered by family and friends to be a caring and compassionate person, an involved church member and a devoted educator, was...

Construction, closures and repairs, oh my!

June 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Road crews work on South Wyoming Street Tuesday afternoon as part of efforts this week by the city of Roswell to repair portions of both Wyoming and East Country Club Road. Wednesday, crews will return to Wyoming Street, with road closures expected between...

Berrendo Cooperative water access problems attributed to leak

June 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A leak in a water line is being blamed for widespread water problems experienced recently by members of the Berrendo Cooperative Water User Association. “It’s just all of a sudden,” said Tammy Roberts, a Berrendo water association member. “We have a...

Weather creates deathly dust storm

June 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Six people were killed and numerous others were injured in a 25-vehicle accident caused by a dust storm Monday on Interstate 10 in southwestern New Mexico. New Mexico State Police responded to the multi-vehicle crash on I-10 westbound along the outskirts of...

Missing Corpus Christi hikers found dead near Carlsbad Caverns

June 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The bodies of two missing hikers from Corpus Christi have been found by authorities near Carlsbad Caverns. Searchers discovered the body of Robert Neal Pluta, 21, at around 10:05 p.m. Monday, about 2 miles northwest of the caverns. Police said the search for...