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  • Richard Ballard Lodewick

    April 15, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Richard Ballard Lodewick was born to Mr. and Mrs. S.W. Lodewick in Roswell, New Mexico, on July 12, 1933. He attended Roswell Public Schools through the eighth grade. As a ninth grader he entered New Mexico Military Institute where he graduated from high...

  • 041515-Squirrel-Onion-Ring

    Not so nuts about onion rings

    April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The squirrel stops to check on an onion ring on one of the walls near the bike path Monday. The critter moved on, without a bite, apparently content with the food he already had. Roswell’s current squirrel population started with two squirrels that were...

  • 041515-CHISUM-TRAVEL-CENTER

    Four men including employee arrested in Chisum Travel Center robbery

    April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chisum Travel Center just north of city limits on U.S. 285 reported a robbery early Tuesday morning. A former employee living less than a mile from the business is suspected in the incident. Two other adults and a juvenile also were arrested. (Timothy P....

  • 041515-MOST-WANTED-Demario-J-Allen

    Roswell’s Most Wanted: Demario J. Allen

    April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Demario J. Allen is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Allen, 22, is described as 5-foot, 7-inches tall and weighing 178 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He has tattoos on his right and left wrists, left...

  • 041415-FARM-SAFETY-JESSICA

    Learning safety from the pros

    April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Third graders in Roswell, Dexter and Hagerman got a few lessons on farm safety last week from the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service — Chaves County. The program is funded nationally by the Progressive Agriculture Foundation and...

  • -soiltemp

    Daily Soil Temperatures: 4-15-15

    April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Area soil temperatures from the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service, Chaves County Extension Agriculture NW Roswell 52 SW Roswell 48 Dexter 48 SW Hagerman 57 Average 49 [/auth...

  • -crime

    Hobbs man admits having pound of meth

    April 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Hobbs man was sentenced Tuesday to 84 months in federal prison on a methamphetamine trafficking conviction. Antonio Acosta, 31, was also sentenced in federal court in Las Cruces to three years of supervised release following his prison sentence. Acosta was...

  • 041515-GREAT-GATSBY-PARTY

    Roaring ’20s at The Liberty

    April 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A fundraiser for homeschooling with a Great Gatsby theme was held Saturday at The Liberty. Pictured are the organizers of the event, who are all members of the Immanuel Lutheran School PTO. From left, Jessica Breedyk, Cathy Lilley, Katie Cooper, Libbie...

  • Isidore Gutierrez Jr.

    April 14, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Our dearest beloved Isidore Gutierrez, Jr., age 56, of Las Cruces, entered eternal life to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in El Paso, TX. “Izzy”, as he was fondly known to family and friends, was born June 26, 1958 in Roswell, NM,...

  • 041415-CEMETERY-RAIN-GRAVES-HORIZ

    April showers hit the desert

    April 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    (Charles Fischer Photos) Heavy rainfall from Sunday night through Monday morning caused flooding at the Gen. Douglas L. McBride Roswell Veteran’s Cemetery. Mayor Dennis Kintigh, Below, said that although there is a retention pond to hold excess water, there...