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    Officers receive awards for outstanding performance

    March 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From left, Chief Phil Smith with Life-Saving Award recipients Officers Charles Drake and Ricardo Olivares. Not pictured is Officer Ricky Mathis. Three RPD Officers received awards at a ceremony March 23 for their role in saving the lives of civilians...

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    Wildfire prompts closures, evacuation

    March 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Firefighters also called to four smaller starts on Tuesday A dense cloud of smoke from the Moon Mountain fire drifts over Ruidoso Downs Race Track on Monday (Photo courtesy of KRQE News). RUIDOSO — Public schools in Ruidoso remained closed Tuesday after...

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    Philanthropist hosts Harvest India leader

    March 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Kumar family of Harvest India will come to Roswell this weekend for a second visit. All but son David, who is attending medical school, will be visiting. Pictured from left are David, Suresh, Lalitha (or Nancy), Christina and Mercy (Submitted Photo)....

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    Shoplifting, burglary top recent grand jury indictments within the county

    March 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chaves County’s grand jury indicted four individuals Thursday on charges ranging from concealing identity to aggravated assault. The 12-member grand jury was convened in February for three months to hear criminal cases presented by the Fifth Judicial...

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    Copper wiring stolen from truck

    March 29, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    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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    Recent DWI arrests in Chaves County

    March 29, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

  • Border concerns cause stir in Hidalgo County

    March 29, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    There aren’t a lot of people living in the southwestern corner of the state that borders Arizona and Mexico, known as New Mexico’s Bootheel. But that didn’t stop hundreds of area residents from finding their way to Animas earlier this month for a...

  • Right strategy needed for the war on terror

    March 29, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Jacksonville Daily News We’ve been here too many times before — pondering what to do after terrorists unleash carnage — and the challenges haven’t changed a molecule. Bombings within an hour of each other last Tuesday, March 22 in the airport and...

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    Delivering a bright Easter

    March 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of the Roswell Altrusa Club recently donated Easter baskets to the kids at the Assurance Home. From left, Pat Jones, Emily Montgomery and Joan Blodgett (Submitted Photo)...

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    Patients get Easter surprise

    March 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    On Friday, Johnny Gonzales and a group of volunteers brought Easter gifts to the patients at the Southeastern New Mexico Kidney Center in Roswell. For over 30 years, Gonzales has been bringing holiday cheer to the Roswell community by delivering gifts and...