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    Weed ordinance enforced

    August 10, 2014 • Local News, UncategorizedComments Off

    Staff Report With the recent rains in the city, Roswell Code Enforcement is asking residents to help control weeds on their property, including along fence lines and in alleys. Citizens also are asked to help identify problem properties in need of attention....

  • Fear is a greater threat than Ebola

    August 10, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    We understand how the news that two Americans with Ebola being transported to Atlanta for treatment can be met with fear, but the only way to overcome a threat like this is with courage and scientific work. Ebola, like AIDS in the 1980s and a variety of other...

  • Nature’s Dairy is closing its milk processing operation

    August 10, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, I was saddened by the news that Nature’s Dairy is closing its milk processing operation. They have been a proud and respected local (emphasis local) business for a good long while — the community as a whole has benefited from a good product...

  • Juanita Gonzales Valdez

    August 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Juanita Gonzales Valdez, age 77, of Roswell, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. A rosary will be recited at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Funeral service at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Father...

  • Dorothy Jean Wheat

    August 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Dorothy Jean Wheat, 87, of Kilgore, Texas, passed away Aug. 4, 2014, in a Kerrville, Texas, nursing facility. A memorial service is scheduled at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Liberty City, Texas, led by Brother Bruce Wells....

  • Juan “Pun” Gonzales

    August 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Juan “Pun” Gonzales Aug. 10, 1986-May 19, 2013 Birthday in Heaven I’m spending my birthday in Heaven For God has called me home I was met by all our loved ones; the very young and old Our reunion was uplifting But the memories of all I’ve left...

  • Edra L. Childers

    August 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Edra L. Childers A funeral service will be held for Edra L. Childers, 90, of Roswell at 11:15 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 in the Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. He passed away on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Edra was born Jan. 10, 1924 to A.N....

  • Ignacia “Maxine” Sosa

    August 10, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Ignacia “Maxine” Sosa A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at St. John’s Catholic Church for Ignacia “Maxine” Sosa, 96, who passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 in Roswell. A funeral mass will be celebrated by Father Joe Pacquing 10...

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    Wounded Warriors to raise money for vets by hosting golf tournament

    August 10, 2014 • VistasComments Off

    Courtesy Photo Each year at the golf tournament, the flags are presented and there is a moment of silence for all veterans, wounded or killed in battle. By Dylanne Petros Vistas Editor The Roswell Elks Lodge 969 will be hosting its annual New Mexico Elks...

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    Roswell Mud, Sweat and Tears, Color Run this weekend

    August 10, 2014 • VistasComments Off

    By Rey Berrones Vision Editor The Roswell Mud, Sweat and Tears will be put on for a second year. Last year’s event exceeded expectations, and this year’s event will use the feedback from everyone that participated last year to improve on and...