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  • Virgie Purcella

    November 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Virgie Purcella went home to be with her Lord, Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Virgie resided in Odessa, TX at the time of her passing. She lived in Roswell for forty years and was a homemaker. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and making jewelry. She will be missed...

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    Police investigate shot that injured man’s foot

    November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police are investigating a shooting that occurred this morning in the area of South Garden Avenue and East Deming Street. A 26-year-old Roswell man was injured by a single gunshot to the right foot during an altercation, according to a news release from the...


    Counterfeit money showing up at businesses; Fake bills seen locally are often of poor quality

    November 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courtesy Photo   In the past two months, Roswell businesses have reported nine instances to police in which someone used or tried to use counterfeit money to purchase merchandise, the Roswell Police Department reports. In most of the cases, fake $100...

  • Virgie Purcella

    November 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11:30 am, Saturday, November 8, 2014 at South Park Cemetery for Virgie Purcella, 91, who passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in Odessa, TX. A full obituary will follow at a later date. Funeral arrangements have been...

  • Lloyd Harold Carrell

    November 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for Lloyd Harold Carrell, 82, of Belton, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at the Dossman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ryan Kiblinger officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday evening at the...

  • Dear Editor: 11-07-14

    November 6, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, On behalf of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell and New Mexico Military Institute, we would like to thank the voters of Chaves County who supported Higher Education Bond C on November 4. More than 6,000 residents (53 percent) who voted in our...

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    Dancing little stars

    November 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Rehearsals were held all day Wednesday at Pueblo Auditorium in the school district’s administration building for “Broadway Bound,” which will feature Broadway-style dance performances by students from Pecos Elementary School. The free performances will...

  • Eileen O’Brien

    November 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary for Eileen Rose O’Brien, 85, of Roswell, NM will be recited at 9:30 AM at Assumption Catholic Church on Saturday, November 8, 2014, with Mass to follow at 10:30 AM with Fr. Joe Pacquing officiating. Inurnment will take place after the service at...

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    More Election Results

    November 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

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    Duffey defeats Ortega to retain commission seat

    November 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Commissioner James Duffey and his wife, Janet, smile after hearing that Duffey had won re-election Tuesday night.   By Randal Seyler and Jeff Tucker Record Staff Writers   Chaves County voters re-elected Republican incumbent James...