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  • Walter “Gene” Chambers

    July 31, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    Graveside services were scheduled at 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at Woodbine Cemetery in Artesia, for Walter “Gene” Chambers, 94, who passed away on Friday, July 29, 2011, at La Villa Assisted Living. Gayland Gallengher will officiate. Military...

  • Floyd Lockaby

    July 31, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    Graveside services for Floyd Lockaby, 76, of Roswell, will be held Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at South Park Cemetery, with Chaplain Garth Hyde officiating. He passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011, at his home. Floyd was born May 26, 1935, in Duncan, Okla., to...

  • Margaret T. Montoya

    July 31, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Margaret Montoya, 62, who passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011,...

  • R.C. Francis

    July 31, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for Aug. 6, 2011, at 3 p.m., at Casa Maria Health Care Center, for R.C. Francis, 75, of Roswell, who passed July 24, 2011. R.C. was born July 28, 1935, to Mattie Francis, in Yuma, Ariz. R.C. married Mary Charlene Ladd, on Sept....

  • Jay White

    July 31, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    Graveside services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at South Park Cemetery for Jay White, 82, who passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2011, at Roswell Regional Hospital. The Rev. Mike Knowlton of Waymaker Church will officiate. Graveside services will...

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    July 31, 2011 • Cartoons • • Comments Off

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  • Robert Riley, Navy medic, recalls brush with death

    July 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Emily Russo Miller Record Staff Writer U.S. Navy Corpsman Robert Riley had saved countless lives during his three tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. But one day, Nov. 23, 2009, to be exact, it was his life that needed saving when insurgents attacked...

  • Owen Mann

    July 30, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

    Owen Patrick (Pat) Mann, 70, passed away after a brief illness on July 27, 2011, at Roswell Regional Hospital. He was born on Oct. 24, 1940, in San Antonio, Texas, and was raised in Albuquerque, then finally came to reside in Roswell. He married his wife...

  • A portend of things to come

    July 30, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    City of Roswell employees Javier Alonso, left, and John M. Schmid apply fresh paint to a school crossing near Washington Avenue Elementary, Thursday morning, preparing for the upcoming school year. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Fish kill closes Lea Lake

    July 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lea Lake at Bottomless Lakes State Park will be closed until further notice after thousands of sunfish died in the water and were washed ashore Friday morning, officials say. The cause of the fish kill is unknown at this point, says Park Superintendent Joe...