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    Teen’s Super Bowl wish comes true, meets favorite player

    February 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Cesar Perez and his family received four tickets for the 2015 Super Bowl in Glendale, Ariz., through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. (Submitted Photo)   Two weeks ago a wish came true for 16-year-old Cesar Perez, a dream of going to the Super Bowl and he...

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    House OKs bill to repeal controversial law in NM

    February 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    State Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell of Roswell threw her support behind a bill that would repeal a law that allows illegal immigrants to receive a driver’s license in New Mexico. Spence Ezzell was one of 39 lawmakers who passed the bill Thursday by a 39-29 vote....

  • H. Ross Tenneson

    February 13, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    H. Ross Tenneson sadly passed and went home to his God on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. He will be missed by his family and many friends. He loved to help others. Ross took pride in tutoring students to get their GED, singing at nursing homes, speaking at...

  • Why the jobless figure misses so many Americans

    February 13, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, the nation’s most respected polling firm, made a rather remarkable appearance Wednesday on CNBC. It came the day after Gallup’s website featured an opinion piece by Mr. Clifton, headlined, “The Big Lie: 5.6...

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    Artesia man gets sentenced to prison for meth trafficking

    February 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    An Artesia man has been sentenced to 63 months in federal prison after a methamphetamine trafficking conviction. Mario Flores, 28, was also sentenced Thursday in federal court in Las Cruces to four years of supervised release following his prison sentence....

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    Realtors recognized

    February 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Max Scally Photo The Roswell Association of Realtors presents the 2014 Top Producer Award to the Realtors pictured above. This award is reserved for the highest producing Realtors in the market who closed on a minimum volume of sales transactions and...

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    Hobbs man sentenced to 10 years for federal meth trafficking conviction

    February 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Clinton Leroy Skippings, 58, of Hobbs, was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Las Cruces to 120 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for his methamphetamine trafficking conviction. The sentence was announced by U.S. Attorney Damon...

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    House passes bill to end social promotion

    February 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Legislation that would end the policy of social promotion in schools cleared the New Mexico House of Representatives Thursday by a bipartisan vote of 38-30. State Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Roswell, is a sponsor of the bill that would end the policy of promoting...

  • Glenn “BooBoo” Marler

    February 13, 2015 • ObituariesComments (1)

    Glenn “BooBoo” Marler Glenn E. Marler, known to most as “BooBoo,” 60, passed away on Sunday, February 1, 2015. He was born on February 17, 1954 in Decatur, IL. Working on cars was BooBoo’s choice of profession as an auto mechanic. He loved to ride...

  • Jerry Douglas Turner

    February 13, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jerry Douglas Turner, 72, passed away peacefully at his home in Lovington, New Mexico on Friday, February 6, 2015. Jerry was born in Portales, New Mexico, on May 28, 1942 to Charlie Forest Turner and Annie Mae Adams on May 28, 1942, in Portales, New Mexico....