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    Pot-filled plane made emergency landing

    November 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Police say the California man who was flying a plane full of marijuana landed in Roswell Friday without a flight plan due to a minor mechanical problem. “RPD was alerted to the plane’s presence at the local airport around 6:20 p.m. by special agents with...

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    Community college to help students complete FAFSA

    November 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The GEAR UP Program at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell invites students and parents to a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Completion Night on Monday at the Goddard High School theater. Representatives from GEAR UP and the university will...

  • James W. Simpson

    November 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for James W. Simpson, 82, who passed away Monday, November 28, 2016 at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Pastor Harry Tackett of...

  • Myrtie Dora Waterfield

    November 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mrs. Myrtie Waterfield, age 92, passed away on November 27, 2016 in Roswell, New Mexico following a steady decline in health. Myrtie was born in Sextonville, Wisconsin on March 27, 1924 to Roy and Daisy Gray. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law...

  • Sherry Adams McCarter

    November 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sherry Adams McCarter went to be with our lord on Friday, November 22, 2016. She is survived by her brother Don Fletcher and his wife Judy of Roswell, NM, sister Patricia Adams Watson and her husband Glen of Ruidoso Downs, NM, and sister Maryann Adams of...

  • Alma Lou Sturges Daniels

    November 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Descendent of early west Texas pioneers, Alma Lou Sturges Daniels died near midnight on November 17, 2016 and went to her rest with the same grace as she lived her life. The Lord is her shepherd. Alma’s maternal grandparents came west by covered wagon and...

  • Winnie Mae Gallegos 3/1/1920-11/5/2016

    November 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Winnie Mae Gallegos, 96, passed away on November 5, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Winnie Mae was born in Roswell on March 1, 1920, to Susie Ramirez and Clint Johnson. She grew up in Roswell where she met the love of her life, Vicente (Chente)...

  • Billy Ray Turley November 25, 1943 – November 8, 2016

    November 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Billy was born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico. As a 12-year-old young man, Billy played on the winning 1956 Little League World Championship team from Roswell, New Mexico. After graduating from Roswell High School and serving a stint in the Army Reserves,...

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    City seeks participation of businesses for brochure

    November 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The city of Roswell is planning a new visitors’ brochure for summer 2017 and is asking local businesses if they want to participate by offering deals for visitors. Emails were distributed this week through the Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development...

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    Still time to register for Saturday’s littleBits

    November 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    There’s still time to register for the littleBits program this Saturday. These makerspaces are open to all ages and offer the opportunity to design working modules using motors and lights and other pieces that snap together. Registration is required, just...