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    Count on the Red Cross when disaster strikes

    October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    This Chaves County United Way partner can always be counted on after a disaster or personal tragedy such as a house fire. The American Red Cross is an independent organization that is federally chartered to provide disaster relief aid. “We assist...

  • Shots fired in block of 19th Street

    October 15, 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...

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    Reception scheduled for Lt. Gov. Sanchez

    October 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Republican Women and the Republican Party of Chaves County invite the public to attend a reception for Lt. Gov. John Sanchez from 2 to 3 p.m. today at the Chaves County Republican Headquarters, 324 N. Richardson Ave. Sanchez is running for...

  • Odelia Guzman Rascon

    October 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Ballard Chapel for Odelia Rascon, 59, who passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at Casa Maria Healthcare Center surrounded by the love of her family. Odelia will be cremated according to her...

  • Billy Ray White

    October 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service for Billy Ray White, 78, of Roswell, will be Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at 10 a.m. at First Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Larry Letcher officiating. Billy Ray passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Billy Ray was born April 2, 1936, to Lester...

  • Floyd Dorsey Poss Jr.

    October 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Floyd Dorsey Poss Jr. was born in Pensacola, Florida, on Oct. 11, 1945, to Floyd D. and Joyce Huhner Poss Sr. and passed away Oct. 12, 2014, in Roswell. Dorsey is being cremated at his request. At an early age, his family moved to Marietta, Georgia, to work...

  • Oscar Fairfield

    October 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services will be at South Park Cemetery Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at 10 a.m., for Oscar Fairfield, age 92, of Roswell, who passed away on Oct. 11, 2014. George Elkins will be officiating from Church of Christ. Oscar was born in Heber Springs,...


    Reintroducing vets to community

    October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    American Legion Post No. 28 held an open house for the community from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday. Following the open house, Homegrown Boyz from Ruidoso performed for a dance. Post Commander Jimmy Montoya said there was an “awesome” turnout that included...

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    Two injured Saturday in drive-by shooting

    October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police are seeking a man who is believed to have injured two other men in a drive-by shooting Saturday while the two victims were in front of one of their homes. Police were called to the scene in the 1400 block of West Tilden Street at 1:08 p.m.,...

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    Governor chooses Kirksey for Fifth Judicial District Court

    October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kirksey   Gov. Susana Martinez announced the appointment of Lee Ann Kirksey of Hobbs to the Fifth Judicial District Court on Friday. Kirksey’s appointment fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Laura Castillo. Kirksey has more than 15 years of...