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  • Charles Smith

    July 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Charles Smith, 91, who passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...

  • Dear Editor: 7-16-14

    July 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, We want the people of Roswell to be aware of the great hospital we have here, Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. I was a heart patient and had a new procedure done on July 8. My doctor was Dr. Michael Sarkees and while the procedure was not new,...

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    Salvation Army to host benefit golf tourney

    July 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Salvation Army is sponsoring a golf tournament at the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 26. The tournament will be played as a three-person best ball. Green fees, cart, breakfast and lunch are included in the $60 per...

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    Gov. Martinez announces appointments

    July 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE — Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday appointments to the Public Defender Commission, the New Mexico Family Caregiver Task Force, the New Mexico Council for Purchasing from Persons with Disabilities, the Board of Directors of the New Mexico...

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    Union Avenue roadwork continues

    July 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city of Roswell and Constructors Inc. will continue today the rehabilitation of North Union Avenue. North Union will be closed from College Avenue to 13th Street. Pay close attention to traffic-control signage. If you have any questions or concerns,...

  • Billie Jean Carey

    July 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A gathering is scheduled for 3 p.m., Monday, July 21, 2014, at Peach Tree and a graveside memorial services will be scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Woodland-Park Cemetery in Mineral Wells, Texas, for Billie Jean Carey, age 77, of Roswell...

  • Gary Richard Wright

    July 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Age 68, a longtime resident of Roswell and Albuquerque and United States Air force veteran, passed away July 13, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM. He is survived by his spouse Linda; children: Julie Cole and husband, Michael, Sean and wife, Kelly, James and wife,...

  • William (Bill) E. Carter

    July 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    William (Bill) E. Carter was born November 6, 1933, Crystal Springs, Mississippi to Albert E. and Sue M. Carter. He passed away July 15, 2014. He met and married the love of his life, Sarah Lynn Hinson on February 8, 1953. He entered into the United States...

  • Mario Cesar Bencomo

    July 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary for Mario Cesar Bencomo, 41, of Roswell, NM will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 17, 2014, at St. John’s Catholic Church. A Mass will be Friday, July 18, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church with Fr. Charlie Martinez officiating. Burial...


    Family seeks help after fire

    July 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Abel Hernandez and his family are requesting financial assistance from the community as they recover from a fire that caused extensive damage to their house at 1618 S. Stanton St. last week. Their home was one of two houses that caught fire after a fire...