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Archive for February 15th, 2014

  • Orchard-burn

    Smoke in the orchard

    February 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Smoke obscures pecan trees as workers burn leaves and debris, cleaning up the orchard, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    March of Dimes to hold kickoff for annual fundraiser

    February 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The March of Dimes will hold a free kickoff lunch 12 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, for those interested in registering for the annual March for Babies. The luncheon will be hosted by Pioneer Bank, 3000 N. Main Street. This year’s march will take place on April 12,...

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    Army vet returns home, starts new career

    February 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Swickard When Derek Swickard was a young soldier, his supervising corporal told him to always remember where he was, where he came from and where he was going. “Life isn’t going to hand you things. You have to get after it and go for it,” Swickard said....

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    A gift of goodies

    February 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County Federated Republican Women recently brought a little sweetness to the residences of the Assurance Home. Pictured from left to right, Teresa Barncastle, Alice Eppers and Joan Boue deliver cupcakes and ice cream for Valentine’s Day....

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    RSO to present ‘Charming Tchaikovsky’

    February 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Symphony Orchestra will captivate the audiences of Roswell with “Charming Tchaikovsky.” The concert will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, at Pearson Auditorium, located on New Mexico Military Institute’s campus. The Symphony will open the doors...

  • Velma Lee Kerr

    February 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    No services are scheduled for Velma Kerr, 79, who passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2014 in Hagerman, NM. Velma’s wishes were to be cremated. Velma was born May 18, 1934 in Eufaula, OK to Joe Thamason and Leota House Thamason. Her parents preceded her in...

  • Kent Vernon Scott

    February 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Kent Vernon Scott, 50, of Roswell passed away, Tuesday, February 11, 2014. He was born October 31, 1963 to Frona Ann Scott and Delbert Dean Scott in Oakland, California. Kent and his family moved to Roswell, New Mexico when he was a child. Kent was a very...

  • Porfirio Jimenez

    February 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled for 6 P.M., Monday, February 17, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Porfirio Jimenez who passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014 in Artesia. Per Porfirio’s wishes cremation will follow. Porfirio will lie in state on Monday,...

  • Harry Boggs

    February 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Harry Boggs, age 94, of Odessa, TX, passed away on February, 13th, 2014. Harry was born, Nov. 11, 1919, at home near Sedan, N.M. His parents, Fred and Lizzie Boggs had been previously married and had other children. Harry was the first born of that marriage,...

  • Dekka Ruth Clem House

    February 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Born 9.12.46 in Artesia NM to Vada Ruth Coleman Clem and Howard Dee (Jack) Clem in Artesia, New Mexico. Dekka led the “Leave it to Beaver” life in her younger years attending school and First Baptist Church as she grew an ever enlarging circle of...