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  • Dear Editor,

    April 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    I saw the letter by Donnell Hunter (3-19) saying John Watson should not attack Troy Smothermon, but didn’t Janet Wertz say in a letter on 3-1 that Troy had publicly defamed the character of Art Sandoval? She also says Pastor Smothermon from Church on the...

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    City asks residents to help with weeds

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    City code enforcement is asking residents to do some yard work and cut down on weeds. Recent rains in Roswell have encouraged weeds to grow. The city’s code enforcement department has received a high number of complaints about overgrown weeds throughout the...

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    Carlsbad man dies in rollover accident

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Carlsbad man died Sunday when his 2008 Ford pickup rolled over in Eddy County, according to a New Mexico State Police report. Abel Anaya, 38, of Carlsbad was traveling east on Smedley Road near Carlsbad at about 3 a.m., when his pickup drifted across the...

  • Police Blotter: More than 45 arrests made over weekend

    April 1, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Officers from the Roswell Police Department responded to multiple incidents over the weekend, with 35 incident reports filed. The incident reports include, but are not limited to: shoplifting, criminal damage, aggravated assault and cruelty to animals. Over...

  • Julio Herrera

    April 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A Rosary is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. April 1, 2014, at La Grone Funeral Home for Julio Herrera. Julio passed away March 30, 2014 surrounded by his friends and family. A funeral Mass is scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Wednesday April 2, 2014 at Ave Maria Center (401...

  • Robert Frank Tellez

    April 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Robert Frank Tellez, 70, who passed away Monday, March 31, 2014 in Roswell. Roswell Veterans Honor Guard will conduct military services. Robert was born February 11,...

  • Paul D. Males

    April 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Paul D. Males passed away at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Paul is at rest now, having lost his courageous battle with lung cancer at the age of 66. Paul was born in Ft. Worth, Texas, at Carswell AFB on January 13, 1948. He is...

  • Adra Mae Holdridge McConnell

    March 31, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Adra Mae Holdridge McConnell RN, BSN, age 74, passed away the evening of Saturday, March 22, 2014 at her residence. The longtime Roswell nurse and caregiver was an early organizer of the Roswell chapter of the National Association for the Mentally Ill and was...

  • The unofficial results from the city of Roswell elections 2014

    March 30, 2014 • LOCAL ALERTSComments Off

    2014 Election Results   The unofficial results from the city of Roswell elections, as of 10 p.m. Tuesday. (Absentee and early voting numbers in parentheses; x-denotes winner.) MAYOR — x-Dennis J. Kintigh, 3,502 (70; 1,154); Del Jurney (Incumbent),...

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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...