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    J.O.Y. Center allows independence for senior citizens

    October 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County J.O.Y. Center offers different programs for seniors and their families to make sure the seniors are living well. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   The Chaves County J.O.Y. Center aims to help senior citizens live their lives independently and...

  • Flat-screen TV, laptop and watch stolen in burglary

    October 7, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • Jose R. Chavez

    October 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    June 3, 1931 – Sept. 26, 2014 Memorial services are scheduled at Del Angel Memorial-Holly Dr in Corpus Christi, Texas 78415 Visitation for family and friends will be Thursday, Oct. 9, 6-9 p.m. The funeral service will be Friday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m.,...

  • Dewey Neil (Pete) Smith

    October 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Dewey Neil (Pete) Smith, a former and longtime resident of Chaves County, Roswell, and the surrounding Pecos Valley, passed away Sept. 6, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was 91 years of age. He was born Feb. 15, 1923, in Norman, Oklahoma, to Robert...

  • Police investigate ‘shots fired’ call

    October 7, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Multiple Roswell police officers responded to the1500 block of North Michigan in reference to a shooting at about 12:15 p.m. on Saturday. A 20-year-old man was found in a residence and he had been shot and suffered injuries to his chest, left thigh and right...

  • Dear Editor: 10-7-14

    October 7, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, On Sunday while shooting my handguns outside of town on some BLM land where several people from Roswell go off of the Portales Highway (U.S. 70), my vehicle’s battery went out and I needed a jump start. Unfortunately, a jump-start from Mr....

  • Raymond Lee Gonzales

    October 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Raymond Lee Gonzales, 59, of Roswell, NM at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A memorial Mass will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Fr....

  • Margaret Lorene Waldo

    October 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Margaret Lorene Waldo, 78, of Odessa, Texas, passed away Sept. 29, 2014. A memorial graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at South Park Cemetery with Dr. W. Douglas Mills officiating. Margaret was born Jan. 13, 1936, the fourth of...

  • Betty Compton

    October 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, for Betty Compton, age 86, of Roswell, who passed away on Oct. 1, 2014. Reverend Dr. W. Douglas Mills will be officiating. Betty was born on Jan. 11, 1928, in...

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    6 receive sentences for robbery spree

    October 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Six Eddy County residents, including two from Artesia, were sentenced this week for robbing several businesses in Artesia, Carlsbad and Hobbs in a wintertime robbery spree. Prosecutors said a total of seven men wore masks or covered their faces with bandanas...