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    July 8, 2012 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • Consensus: Youths join gangs to acquire a sense of belonging

    July 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Part 3 of 3 Gangs all have some form initiation. The initiation sets the stage for what is to follow. The Chaves County Task Force agent said, “For a male, initiation usually consists of the prospective member being beaten up by the gang to prove his...

  • GOP opens Volunteer Center

    July 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Daniel Sheppard, Republican Party Victory Campaign field director, teaches volunteers how to man the telephones during the Victory 2012 Kickoff Campaign, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo The Republican Victory 2012 Kickoff was held Saturday at the Volunteer...

  • ‘You’re the emblem of the land I love’

    July 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Old Glory is reflected in the windows of Pioneer Bank on North Main Street, Saturday, as thunderheads try to form to the south. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • Pirtle takes primary

    July 8, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Twenty-six-year-old Roswell farmer Cliff Pirtle is the projected GOP nominee for state Senate District 32, for which there was a recount Thursday. The district, which Senate President Pro-Tem Tim Jennings, D-Roswell, has represented since 1979, includes...

  • Foreign perspective on Obamacare

    July 8, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: I find it interesting that boosters of the socialist health tax reference the European health care system as a model worth replication in our country. Would you recommend a restaurant that you never ate a meal in; a hotel where you never spent a...

  • Answers needed on Fast and Furious

    July 8, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    The disputed documents sought by the House involve Justice Department memoranda on an attempt led by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to feed weapons to Mexican drug cartels in the hope of running down illegal gun-runners. The...

  • Loveta Thompson

    July 8, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    FORT WORTH, Texas — Funeral: 11 a.m., Monday, July 9, 2012, at Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth. Interment: 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2012, in the Kenna Cemetery, Kenna, N.M. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Thompson’s Harveson...

  • Stewart Putnam

    July 8, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Stewart Edward Putnam passed away at home with his family by his side on July 2, 2012, in Roswell. He was 94 years young, and enjoyed a wonderful life. Stew was born Dec. 25, 1917, in Hesperus, Colo., to Robert A. Putnam and Irene E. Vergon, who preceded him...

  • Genacile Jackson

    July 8, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Genacile Dayle (Shaha) Jackson passed away peacefully on Friday, July 6, 2012, in Roswell, surrounded by family members. Though Genacile moved to Roswell for several happy years late in her life, she always thought of the Clayton area as her home. She was...