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    Small miracles turn into big donation

    December 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mike Moore, general manager of Roswell Nissan, presented Carrie-Leigh Cloutier, executive director of Chaves County CASA, a check in the amount of $1,296 on Saturday. Roswell Nissan hosted “Small Miracles on Second Street” this December to help...

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    Man wanted in shooting incident arrested Friday

    December 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Olivas   Roswell Police arrested a man wanted in connection to a recent shooting incident in southeast Rowell on Friday. Thomas Olivas, 32, of Roswell was arrested in the 1100 block of South Avenida del Sombre shortly before 5 p.m. He was wanted on a...

  • Roswell Police respond to dangerous calls over weekend

    December 23, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police responded to three incidents over the weekend that could have been dangerous, but instead the incidents ended safely, with arrests made in two of the cases, according to a news release from the police department. The first call came Friday at...

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    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 19-21

    December 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 19   • At 7:22 a.m., grass fire call, 1500 block of North Union Avenue. • At 7:27 a.m., medical call, 3000 block of North Elm Avenue. • At 8:12 a.m., medical...

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    Time running out for 2014 tax moves

    December 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Internal Revenue Service wants taxpayers to know they have some time left to make any final tax moves for the 2014 tax year. “There are many opportunities for taxpayers to legitimately reduce taxes or defer income as the year winds down,” said IRS...

  • Dear editor: 12-23-14

    December 22, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, Since President Obama has been in office, the Dow Jones index has gone from 7,949 up to almost 18,000, unemployment has decreased from 7.9 percent to 5.8 percent, GDP growth has gone from -5.4 to +3.5, Deficit GDP has gone from 9.8 to 2.8 and...

  • Hazel Hooper Hutchins

    December 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Hazel Hooper Hutchins went to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Hazel was born April 1, 1930 in Sulphur Springs, North Carolina to Garland and Mary Owen Hooper. Hazel married Elijah Glenn Hutchins on March 29, 1953 and was a devoted wife and loving...

  • Alvin Eugene Sparks

    December 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service for Alvin Eugene Sparks, 68, of Lovington, NM will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, December 26, 2014 at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Alvin passed away Sunday, December 21, 2014. Alvin was born March 26, 1946 in Roswell, NM to L.D. and...


    Cyclist makes pit stop, friends; Effort to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital takes Buffone around country

    December 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Bernie Buffone shows some of his camping equipment to Andre Buonaiuto, owner of Cattleman’s Southwest Steak & Seafood Restaurant. Buffone was given a warm welcome and enjoyed a meal a few notches better than what he might have cooked that night...

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    Rides raise money for children in need of glasses

    December 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bill Moffitt Photo   Tonight is the last night to go on an old-fashioned wagon ride and see some of Roswell’s most beautifully decorated homes. In what has become a Christmas tradition, the Roswell Mid-day Lions Club has been taking residents through...