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  • Kenneth Wayne Smith

    August 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Kenneth Wayne Smith, 72, of Ruidoso, was born June 13, 1943, to Angie and Travis Smith Sr. in Levelland, Texas. He died August 12, 2015, at his home in Ruidoso. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James Smith. He owned and operated Kenco...

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    Guajardo faces minimum 3-year sentence

    August 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Prosecutors said Uriel “Rudy” Guajardo faces a minimum three-year prison sentence after his five felony convictions Friday in district court. Guajardo was convicted of two second-degree felony counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor (a child...

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    Rodeo kicks off

    August 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Championship Ranch Rodeo kicked off Friday at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair Grounds. The rodeo, which is scheduled to continue today at the fair grounds, features competitions in team penning, team branding, bronc riding,...

  • Dear Editor: Consider help for substance abuser

    August 15, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This letter is a follow up letter to the one that I sent back in January 2015, regarding my same-sex spouse and the allegations of him choking the landlord. As it would be for most people, the event left me in a state of shock, almost to the point of...

  • James Marshall Anderson

    August 15, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    There will be no services for James Marshall Anderson, age 91, of Roswell, who passed away on August 13, 2015. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel....

  • Two Great Danes reported stolen

    August 15, 2015 • 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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    U.S. 82 meetings upcoming

    August 15, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation will hold a second series of public meetings to share information about potential improvements to U.S. Route 82 between Artesia and Lovington. The meetings will take place in Artesia from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at...

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    Statewide gas price average down 82 cents from last year

    August 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Murphy’s Express on North Main Street tied with Sam’s Club Thursday for the lowest gas prices in Roswell. The highest price for a gallon of regular in Roswell was $2.79, according to GasBuddy.com. In Albuquerque prices were somewhat lower, with...

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    Sunken selfie

    August 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From left, siblings Adriel Herrera, 19 and Victoria Arredondo, 20, stop at the bridge at the sunken gardens at Cahoon Park for a selfie photo during their walk Thursday evening. (Bill Moffitt Photo) [/auth...

  • Helen Trujillo

    August 14, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Helen Trujillo passed away on August 11, 2015, in Roswell, NM. She was born on September 27, 1922, to Arnarante Lucero and Rebecca Villescas in Arabella, NM. Helen worked for Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell in housekeeping for 15 years until her...