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    Bear cub leaves

    March 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Spring River Zoo bear cub decided to take a walk on the wild side Thursday. At about 2 p.m., one of the two new baby bears at the Spring River Zoo decided to take a walk around the roof of her enclosure, according to a news release from the park. A couple...

  • Felicita “Phyllis” Prudencio Barreras

    March 30, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 pm, Monday, March 31, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home for Felicita Barreras, 90, who passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 surrounded by her loved ones. A funeral mass is scheduled for 1 pm, Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at St. Peter’s...

  • Jose Granado

    March 30, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending for Jose Granado, 81, of Artesia, New Mexico, who passed away on Saturday March 29, 2014. A complete announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...

  • James C. Lawrence

    March 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 11 am, Monday, March 31, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home for James C. Lawrence, 81, of Roswell who passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014. Raymond Flores, elder of the Rio Pecos Spanish-speaking congregation of Jehovah’s...

  • Mary C. Gauna

    March 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mary C. Gauna, 85, of Fort Sumner, NM, passed away peacefully at her home early Friday morning on March 28, 2014, surrounded by the love of her family. Mary was born December 5, 1928, in Fort Sumner, NM. She attended Fort Sumner schools. Mary was a devoted...

  • Edward W. Fletcher

    March 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments (1)

    Funeral services at Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel, Tuesday, April 1 at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Ron Bartoli officiating. Burial in the Walters Cemetery under the direction of Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home in Walters. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the...

  • Charles A. Dean

    March 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Charles A. Dean, “Charlie,” 87, passed peacefully in his sleep after an extended illness at the Mirage Inn Senior Care and Living Center in Rancho Mirage, California on the morning of Friday, March 21, 2014. He was an oil man, rancher, cowboy and friend...

  • Gloria Sedillo

    March 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services for Gloria Sedillo, 66, of Roswell, will be held Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at 10 am at Church on The Move with Pastor Troy Smotherman officiating. Gloria passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Gloria...

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    Street closures set for this weekend

    March 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Two sections of roadway will be closed this weekend as the city continues its slurry seal pavement maintenance program. East Country Club Road from Garden Avenue east to the railroad tracks will close today. East College Avenue from North Main Street east to...

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    Pearce accepts resignation from new press secretary

    March 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Dist. 2, asked for and accepted the resignation of his new press secretary, Rebekah Stevens, saying her past had become a distraction. “When I hired Miss Stevens, I hoped she could transition from activist to become an asset to the...