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Gas savings: The cheapest station in Artesia

(ARTESIA, NM) According to Artesia gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.16 per gallon on gas. Walmart at 604 N 26Th St was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.83 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Phillips 66 at 104 N 1St St, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.99.
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Memory Lawn cemetery owner promises improvements

Vandalism, storms and drought have affected property. One of the owners of Memory Lawn Memorial Cemetery said additional improvements will be made to the East 19th Street site. Drought, the recent storms and someone tampering with a water pump have caused such problems as browning of trees and vegetation, some...
Artesia, NMrdrnews.com

Tunnel to Towers Foundation to assist family of Artesia officer

ARTESIA — The organization behind the traveling 9/11 memorial exhibit set up in the parking lot of the Bulldog Bowl has a purpose beyond educating people about the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that killed almost 3,000 people in New York City. A large crowd gathered for the opening ceremony...
Roswell, NMrdrnews.com

Ham radio operator helps watch over community

Born in southern California, Jim Tucker “set out on the road” early, seeing that his parents moved around quite a bit. But as Tucker reflects, “It was at the age of 19 when I decided to settle down. And I must say, of all the places we had lived, Roswell struck me as the most appealing location to do just that.
Roswell, NMrdrnews.com

Historically Speaking: Will Rogers’ connection to Roswell

For those of you who may not know, Will Rogers, the famous humorist, had strong ties to Roswell and to the New Mexico Military Institute during his time. His son went to the New Mexico Military Institute and was a star player on the polo team. Will himself also played a few games with or at the Institute. Following are some articles about Will and his son that show their ties and times at New Mexico Military Institute.
Roswell, NMrdrnews.com

City council approves disaster declaration

The Roswell City Council at its regular meeting Thursday night unanimously approved a resolution declaring a state of disaster in the city after a 100-year flood, a move that will help secure state and perhaps federal funding. One city councilor also shared her experience of her home being flooded after the storms during the Memorial Day weekend.
Artesia, NMrdrnews.com

Goddard sweeps Artesia Friday

A Goddard player receives a throw at first base to complete an out at Artesia on Friday. The Rockets swept a doubleheader with both games going to eight innings. Goddard won game one 3-2 and game two 10-6. The Rockets (11-5, 8-0 District 4-4A) will play a doubleheader on Tuesday at Portales starting at 4:30 p.m. (Steve Notz Photo)
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Lady Rockets get a split vs Artesia

Goddard’s Valaree Manzanares (15) prepares to swing at a pitch Saturday at home against Artesia. The Lady Rockets split a doubleheader losing 12-0 via mercy rule in game one. In game two, Manzanares hit a walk off home run to help Goddard win 7-6. The Lady Rockets (11-7, 5-5 District 4-4A) will travel to Portales on Tuesday for a doubleheader beginning at 4:30 p.m. (Steve Notz Photo)