Archive for March 22nd, 2014

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    Best in show

    March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Young ‘Gunner’ sits on a motorcycle seat during the Hobby & Motorcycle Show at the Roswell Adult Center, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    NMWC plans annual job fair

    March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Job seekers in Chaves County will be in for an “out of this world” experience in April when New Mexico Workforce Connection hosts its annual job fair at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Roswell’s Out of the World Job Fair will be held from 2 to...

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    ‘Angry Hornet’ may fly again

    March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A single-engine plane flipped over into a field behind 1804 E. College Blvd., around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, after a failed take-off attempt. The owners of “The Angry Hornet” were not injured. State police investigated the crash. The plane continued...

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    Campaign manager admits Hatch Act filing

    March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Orie “O.L.” Adcock admitted that he filed a federal complaint against Chaves County sheriff candidate Britt Snyder for what he thinks is a violation of an elections law. Adcock, the campaign manager for Snyder’s opponent Gary Graves, denied that the...

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    Sheriff candidate Graves hopes for better future

    March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Republican Gary Graves is a candidate for Chaves County sheriff. (Courtesy Photo) Candidate Gary Graves has a colorful past that includes his recall from office as De Baca County sheriff, a foiled attempt to find Billy the Kid and the permanent loss of his...


    Jesse Moore: The art of independence

    March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Jesse Moore, a client at Tobosa Developmental Services, displays a sample of his ceramic artwork on Wednesday. Moore volunteers at St. Peter’s Catholic Church and works at Papa Murphy’s as well as working on his ceramics and paintings. (Randal Seyler...

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    Unity Center hosts Teen Conference

    March 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Unity Center sponsored a Teen Conference on Saturday at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club, which covered topics ranging from bullying and teen dating violence to suicide prevention and teen leadership. Featured speakers included Nathan Padilla, executive...

  • Frances Isaacs

    March 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Frances Elizabeth Smith Isaacs went home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 22, 2014. Mrs. Isaacs was born on September 22, 1918 in Wichita Falls, TX to James “Art” Smith and Minnie Ola Smith (neé Potter). Her family, which included three sisters...

  • Rance Wilson

    March 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service is scheduled for 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel. Rance Ira Wilson, 59, of Roswell passed away March 14, 2014 in a Lubbock hospital with his sisters by his side. Rance was preceded in death by his parents,...

  • Elissa Pacheco

    March 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Elissa Pacheco, age 86, passed away in her home in Las Cruces, New Mexico on March 20, 2014 surrounded by her family. Elissa was born on July 16, 1927 to Herman and Mercedes Miranda (nee Ortiz) in Roswell, New Mexico. She and her brother Herman spent their...

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