Chaves County Newswire

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  1. Suspects arrested in dairy stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    Chaves County sheriff's investigators say 21-year-old Esequiel Chairez and his 18-year-old brother Ismael Chairez attacked the victim around 4 a.m. at the Cheyenne Dairy near Roswell.

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  2. More Carlsbad veterans are using free ride servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... with 4,275 vets registered in the county, according to data from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Chaves County ranks 8th with 5,299 vets and Lea is 12th with 3,613. Volunteer drivers working with the organization have transported about 870 ...

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  3. Xcel Energy Invests $30M In Roswell UpgradesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Power Online

    ... the Capitan and Price substations in north Roswell and a 4.7-mile 115-kilovolt line connecting the Price and Chaves County substations. An existing 69-kilovolt transmission line south of Roswell will be removed from service when the new lines are ...

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  4. First Alert Weather: Aug. 25, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KOAT-TV

    HOBBS IS BEING IMPACTED BY THIS HEAVY RAIN. AT 3:36 PM NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY RAIN AND PERHAPS SOME SMALL HAIL FROM A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER FAR EASTERN CHAVES COUNTY.

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  5. Monsoon season alleviating drought conditions in areas of the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ... much so that the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that parts of New Mexico are drought-free. That includes much of Chaves County, parts of Lea County and the Sacramento Mountains. All those areas were in some form of drought at the beginning of the ...

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  6. Latest Drought Monitor Report for New MexicoRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Southwest Farm Press

    ... area of the southeastern part of the state is now considered drought free. Thanks to recent rains, most of Chaves County is nearly drought free, including Roswell, a community that has suffered from exceptionally dry conditions over the last two ...

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  7. Farm Bureau Awards 11 Ag Literacy Mini-GrantsRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Agri Marketing

    ... education and improve agricultural literacy. 2014 Mini-Grants Awarded to State and County Farm Bureaus: Chaves County Farm Bureau, New Mexico Educational program that incorporates the poem "Harvest Told" and a "Tracking My Taco" activity to teach ...

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  8. Speech LockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Santa Fe Reporter

    ... for him. "My son is in an urn, and this guy gets to have a social page," Brenda Staten complained on the Chaves County Crime Stoppers Facebook page in March. "That's a crime." Technically, it's not a crime, but the department decided to contact ...

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  9. Money launderer, racketeer sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... into Otero County, according to 12th Judicial District Senior Trial Prosecutor Kirby Wills. On Monday, Chaves County District Judge Mark Sanchez sentenced Chavez to 48 years in prison on 16 felony charges. He remained in custody Monday pending his ...

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  10. Community CalendarRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | Ruidoso News

    New Mexico Department of Transportation: Crews will begin replacing aging signs on U.S. 70 this week from Otero County through Lincoln County and into Chaves County.

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  11. Garrey Carruthers touts message of discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    ... Since becoming president, Carruthers has stopped by Cooperative Extension offices from Catron County to Chaves County, and has visited NMSU's agricultural science centers in Artesia, Clovis and Los Lunas. Each time, he meets those tasked with ... 1 comment

  12. Community notices and eventsRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | Ruidoso News

    New Mexico Department of Transportation: crews will begin replacing aging signs on U.S. 70 this week from Otero County through Lincoln County and into Chaves County.

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  13. New Mexico middle school shooter sentenced to detention until age 21Read the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Reuters

    ... detention until age 21, a court official said on Thursday. Mason Campbell was sentenced on Wednesday by Chaves County District Court Judge Freddie Romero to the maximum term under New Mexico's youth offender law. He is also to undergo psychological ...

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  14. Eddy County unemployment rate among the state's lowestRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... unemployment percentages: 3.5 percent for May 2014; for April 2014, 3.4 percent; and 3.9 percent in May 2013 Chaves County has some higher numbers: Unemployment there was 5.6 percent for May 2014 and 5.5 percent in April 2014. In May a year ago, the ...

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  15. Gov. Martinez: Too Many Questions on Detention Center for KidsRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | News Max

    ... Kintigh said. "Before this meeting, there was no coordination with law enforcement in our area or with Chaves County." Gov. Martinez said her main concern is "we have children who are a very young age being held in immigration camps where children ... 1 comment

  16. $1K reward offered for Roswell firebugRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Chaves county Crime Stoppers is now offering a $1,000 reward leading to the arrest of an apparent firebug in the area.

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  17. Lincoln County's share of PILT nearly $1.7 millionRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Ruidoso News

    ... money from the program are Lincoln County neighbors, Eddy County at $3,403,656, Otero County at $3,121,124, Chaves County at $3,067,778 and Dona Ana County at $3,044.935. After years of funding PILT inconsistently, Congress in 2008 fully and ...

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  18. Lincoln County's share of PILT nearly $1.7 millionRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Ruidoso News

    ... money from the program are Lincoln County neighbors, Eddy County at $3,403,656, Otero County at $3,121,124, Chaves County at $3,067,778 and Dona Ana County at $3,044.935. After years of funding PILT inconsistently, Congress in 2008 fully and ...

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  19. Both sides cry foul over prairie chicken decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... Pearce (R-3), has been an opponent of the federal agency's decision, and issued a statement after officials in Chaves County joined the lawsuit, encouraging other counties and municipalities to challenge it. "I support Chaves County in its decision ...

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  20. Chavez County hunters access more landRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    ROSWELL, N.M. >> The New Mexico State Land Office collaborated with its grazing lessee and other agencies to open hunting access to more than 40,000 acres of state and federal land in Chaves County.

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