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Archive for May 18th, 2012

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    May 18, 2012 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • NMMI Keeps Roswell Beautiful

    May 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Keep Roswell Beautiful Beautification Award was presented to the New Mexico Military Institute, Thursday. Posing for a photo with the NMMI grounds crew (background) are, from left: Renee Roach, Rita Kane-Doerhoefer, Joan Blodgett, Dave White and Kent...

  • DuBois seeks Senate District 33 seat

    May 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Stephanie DuBois Democrat Stephanie DuBois, a longtime small business owner, says she is seeking election to the newly redistricted state Senate District 33 seat. The seat is currently represented by Sen. Rod Adair, R-Roswell, who announced in April that he...

  • 2011 Sci-Fi Film Fest earns Roswell TIARA

    May 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell was recognized for excellence in the New Mexico tourism industry Wednesday, capturing New Event of the Year at the 2012 Tourism Association of New Mexico TIARA Awards. The city received the award for the 2011 Roswell International Sci-Fi Film...

  • Hint from Heloise: Literacy is fun

    May 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Syndicated newspaper columnist Heloise meets her fans during a reception held at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Thursday. Mark Wilson Photo Heloise provided Roswell with plenty of hints Thursday, as hundreds of fans poured into the Civic Center to hear...

  • Charles Collins

    May 18, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Charles Richard Collins, 63, of Roswell, entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 14, 2012, at his home. Mr. Collins was born on June 23, 1948, to P.A. and Dorothy (Province) Collins, in Hobbs. He obtained his associate’s degree and graduated from Officers...

  • Irene Stetter

    May 18, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Irene Stetter, 82, of Roswell, went to be with her lord and savior on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at her home. A memorial service for Irene will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, May 21, 2012, at St. Peter Catholic Church, with the Rev. Charlie Martinez officiating....

  • Support for candidate

    May 18, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: As your Chaves County clerk, I have received a number of questions over the past couple of weeks and would like to clarify some points: I am not running for re-election, and I am not a candidate for Chaves County clerk. I do strongly support...

  • National Opinion

    May 18, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Congressional spending cuts Anyone who wonders why the national approval rating for Congress hovers around 10 percent should consider the latest gambit by House Republicans. They are now trying to avoid the automatic budget cuts triggered by collapse of...

  • Disco Queen Donna Summer dies at 63

    May 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 11, 1977 file photo,Donna Summer holds her award at the Billboard Number 1 Music Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Summer, the Queen of Disco who ruled the dance floors with anthems like “Last Dance,” “Love to Love You Baby” and...