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Archive for September 20th, 2013

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    The long courtship of Byron and Pat Smith

    September 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Pat Smith, 86, holds a photo of her late husband, Byron, from his days in the military. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) It was 1943. England’s WWII had been going on for nearly four years, and although it impacted the country as a whole, there were some who took the...

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    RFD receives improved ISO rating

    September 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Fire Chief Chad Hamill, far right, Deputy Chief Devin Graham, far left, City Councilor Steve Henderson, second from far left, and Mayor Del Jurney, second from far right, stand with the firefighters of RFD Station One. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The...

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    Praying or preying?

    September 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A praying mantis walks along the top of a fence, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    SO seeks info on vehicle in shooting

    September 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting in the county around 6:30 a.m. Friday. One man was injured. The bullet penetrated his arm and he was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The incident occurred on East Gallina Road, north...

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    Barncastle to run for county sheriff

    September 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Barncastle Patrick Barncastle formally announced his candidacy for Chaves County sheriff, Friday, in the upcoming Republican primary. Barncastle said his priorities are drug-trafficking enforcement and fugitive apprehension. “Drugs are involved in the...

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    Public meeting set for hunting lands proposal

    September 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The public is invited to a meeting Wednesday to discuss the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s plan this year to again swap public and private lands in southwestern Chaves County for deer and Barbary sheep hunters. The meeting will be held from 6 to 9...

  • Simon Hilario Sanchez

    September 20, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Simon Hilario Sanchez, 77, was born February 8, 1936, in Arabela, NM, to Hilario and Marion Sanchez. Simon passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013. He was a self-employed truck driver. Simon is survived by his sons: Larry Sanchez and Danny Licon; daughters:...

  • Marjorie Pinson

    September 20, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2013 in the sanctuary of Valley Christian Academy for Marjorie Pinson, age 94, of Roswell who passed away on September 19, 2013. Rev. Tim Arlet will officiate with interment to follow at...

  • Hip Hop artist : Rappers can help reduce violence

    September 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Rapper Common receives applause after after giving a speech as the keynote speaker during the Chicago Music Summit, a conference to help local musicians and music professionals with their careers Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, in Chicago. In an interview with The...

  • Disney, Bruckheimer to end longtime partnership

    September 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 24, 2013 file photo, Producer Jerry Bruckheimer poses for photographers as he arrives at the cinema for the French premiere of “The Lone Ranger,” in Paris, France. The Walt Disney Co. announced Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013,...