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    Families needed for exchange students

    August 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is seeking local host families for international high school boys and girls. These students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to this area for the upcoming high school year or semester. These...

  • Rikey Ray Reid

    August 14, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services will be held in Roswell on Saturday, Aug. 16. 11 a.m. Graveside Service – South Park Cemetery 2 p.m. Reception – Celebration of Life – The Hall – 1211 W. First St., near the Second Street Sonic Rikey, of McKinney, Texas, was 49 and died on...

  • Domingo Perez

    August 14, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Domingo Perez, 69, who passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Hagerman, NM. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...

  • Dear Editor: 8-13-14

    August 12, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    Dear editor, Civilians have paid a horrific price in the ongoing violence in Gaza. Our support of Israel in this conflict is unwise. I hope that Senators Udall and Heinrich and Representative Grisham will support and work for a lasting ceasefire that includes...


    City sees gas price war

    August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Top: The Chisum Travel Center just north of city limits was one of several locations in Roswell Tuesday where regular gas could be purchased for $2.99 a gallon. Above left: On Saturday, gas was as low as $2.89 at the Allsup’s convenience store at North Main...

  • Burglar attempts break-in with sledgehammer

    August 12, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department responded to a burglary in the 500 block of Twin Diamond Drive at 2:14 a.m. Tuesday. The suspect attempted to break in using a sledgehammer.   Burglars take the iPod and the identity Police responded to a call of a vehicle...

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    Dead body found in Hagerman canal

    August 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Hagerman Police officers are investigating a dead body discovered in a canal on Tuesday morning. A resident out for a morning walk discovered the body of a 69-year-old man in the Hagerman Canal about 100 yards from Allsup’s at about 7:40 a.m. on Tuesday,...

  • Hilario G. Martinez

    August 12, 2014 • UncategorizedComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 9 a.m., Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Ballard Chapel for Hilario G. Martinez, 72, who passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM. Graveside services will follow at South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Ballard...

  • Petra Hernandez

    August 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    On August 11, 2014, God called Petra Hernandez home. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, August 14, 2014, with Deacon Ernesto Martinez...

  • Eileen Leone Reifsteck

    August 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    May 24, 1925 – June 3, 2014 Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 16, 2014, at South Park Cemetery for Eileen L. Reifsteck. Associate Pastor Sean Lee of Grace Community Church will officiate. Eileen was born to Lorenne and Oscar...