Archive for March, 2014

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    Pearce accepts resignation from new press secretary

    March 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Dist. 2, asked for and accepted the resignation of his new press secretary, Rebekah Stevens, saying her past had become a distraction. “When I hired Miss Stevens, I hoped she could transition from activist to become an asset to the...

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    March 28, 2014 • CartoonsComments (0)

    Art’s lifelong dream was to be an editorial cartoonist, since he didn’t realize that ambition lots of people will miss him. So long, Art. Hope I make it to 95 like you...

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    Birds of prey

    March 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Vultures soar over the historic district near downtown Roswell late Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    Feds list prairie chicken as threatened

    March 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    This March 2007 photo provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows a male lesser prairie chicken in a mating stature in the Texas panhandle. (AP Photo) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species...

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    Library board discusses member nominations

    March 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of the Roswell Public Library Board of Directors are looking at nominees for two open positions on the board. “We have two members leaving the board, and we are open to suggestions from board members for possible replacements,” said board...

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    March 27, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 29, 2014 at South Park Cemetery for Ynez Taylor, age 67, of Mansfield, Texas who was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 26, 2014. Pastor Wes Bygel of Lubbock, TX will officiate....

  • Arthur Joe Waltrip

    March 27, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services will be held for Arthur Joe Waltrip, 85, of Roswell, at 11 AM, Saturday, March 29, 2014 at South Park Cemetery with Rick Ball officiating. He passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014.Visitation will be Friday, March 28, 2014 from 12 pm –...

  • Delores “DG” Cribbs

    March 27, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel, Pastor Butch Neal will officiate, for Delores “DG” Cribbs, 61, who was born August 22, 1952 at Fort Bragg Army Hospital in Fayetteville, NC, to Johnny...

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    Colors of springtime

    March 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A pedestrian walks her dog through a Cahoon Park teeming with the colors of springtime, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    US Senate candidate Weh believes in ‘importance of American leadership’

    March 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Republican candidate Allen Weh is running for U.S. Senate in the primary election against David Clements. (Courtesy Photo) When asked how he describes himself, U.S. Senate candidate Allen Weh’s first two responses were quick and to the point. “I’m a...