Archive for March 8th, 2014

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    Ruiz’s struggles helped him achieve success

    March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Tom Ruiz, of the “B and the Breakfast Club” radio morning talk show. Tom Ruiz, or “Tom A” as many know him, is rarely seen around town without his pocket microphone in hand. His voice is even more familiar to listeners across southeastern New Mexico...

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    E-file search warrant program saves time

    March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chaves County Magistrate Court has started a program that allows the police to e-file search warrants. It learned of the system from smaller courts with only one magistrate court judge who must sign all paperwork. “As a former police officer, I’m very...

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    Eagles donate to Lions Hondo

    March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of the Pecos Valley Area 3187 Fraternal Order of the Eagles donated $11,265 to the Lions Hondo Field on Saturday for the construction of a batting cage and storage building. The storage building is under construction and will be a 12×24 metal...

  • Sixto G. Gurrola

    March 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 9 am, Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Sixto G. Gurrola, 85, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. Pastor Ismael Gurrola will be officiating. Burial will follow at South Park...

  • Benito C. (Hammerhead) Ortega

    March 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral mass for Benito C. Ortega, 60, of Roswell, NM, will be celebrated at 11:00 AM, Monday, March 10, 2014 at Our Lady of Grace in Artesia, NM. A rosary will precede at 10:00 AM also at Our Lady of Grace in Artesia, NM. Benito passed away Thursday, March...

  • Lois Margaret Schoen

    March 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lois Margaret Schoen, age 89 of Roswell passed away peacefully on March 6, 2014 in Roswell. She was born “upstairs” in her dad’s general store in Vermillion, MN on June 26, 1924, the third of four daughters. After graduating from Hastings High School...

  • Beatrice (Bea) Vivian Graham

    March 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Beatrice (Bea) Vivian Graham was born February 8, 1915 to Hazen and Cecilia on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. She graduated from Flandreau Indian Boarding School when she was 18 and went on to attend Haskell Indian Vocational School...

  • Daylight-savings

    Don’t forget to spring forward!

    March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Daylight saving time is upon us this weekend so don’t forget to set the clocks ahead one hour Sunday. At 2 a.m. on Sunday most of the United States will spring forward so New Mexico’s spectacular sunsets will occur an hour later. (Mark Wilson...

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    Kintigh campaign donors to remain anonymous

    March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Mayor-elect Dennis Kintigh collected the majority of his campaign war chest before he officially filed for office. The tactic allowed his campaign to gather $21,722 in contributions during the time period that did not require him to publicly disclose the...


    Pecos Elementary takes over McDonald’s

    March 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Teachers from Pecos Elementary School took over the South McDonald’s in Roswell on Thursday, serving hamburgers and raising money for the school. (Randal Seyler Photo) Pecos Elementary School teachers and staff took over Roswell’s south McDonald’s...