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Archive for November 2nd, 2013

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    Day of the Dead: Roswell marks holiday with celebration and reflection

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From left, Phoebe Bonham, Sorcha Sweeney and Debra Thomas celebrate Day of the Dead on All Souls Day at the Roswell Public Library, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell celebrated Day of the Dead this weekend with activities both whimsical and somber. The...

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    Showcase gives indie filmmakers exposure

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Weeping Angel blocks the entrance to Dr. Who’s TARDIS at the New Mexico Film Series and Sci-Fi Fest, Saturday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) It was hard to miss the frozen stone statue of a Weeping Angel—actually a person in costume—or the large TARDIS...

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    Balloons and blue sky

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Hot air balloons inflate and begin to take flight in the early hours during the Balloons & Bluegrass festival in Artesia, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    Hernandez paints his dreams into reality

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Oscar L. Hernandez paints in the studio he briefly rented in Roswell. (Courtesy Photo) Oscar L. Hernandez, 31, said that three years ago, when he decided to live entirely off his art, people laughed in his face. They said that without artistic training or...

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    Winter Wonderland

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A New Mexico license plate wreath is one of many items displayed at First American Bank, 111 E. 5th St., as part of CASA’s annual Winter Wonderland blind auction, which will be held Nov. 22. People are encouraged to look at all the trees and wreaths on...

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    Memory screening to offer peace of mind

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Memory loss can be very trying on individuals and their families, but having the proper information and support can help. One such way Comfort Keepers In-Home Care is helping is by hosting the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s annual memory screening....

  • Lorna Frances Bucklew

    November 2, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Trinity Methodist Church in Denton, Texas, for Lorna Frances Bucklew, 92, who passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Heartfelt Manor. Lorna was cremated according to her wishes. Lorna...

  • James Aguilar

    November 2, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for James Aguilar, 75, who passed away Friday, Nov. 1, in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

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    Kintigh: Derelict buildings contribute to crime

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Unoccupied houses line a block of E. Bland St. (Mark Wilson Photo) Dennis Kintigh recently spoke to the Roswell Association of Realtors about law enforcement, derelict structures within the city limits and their influence on crime. Speaking from his years of...

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    Stop order denial means Valley Meat can open

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A federal judge denied a lawsuit Friday by animal rights groups against the USDA, lifting the final barrier for Roswell to become home to possibly the nation’s first horse slaughterhouse to open since 2007. “This is great for Valley Meat,” said attorney...