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  • Antonio Melendez

    November 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled for 9:00, Saturday, December 3, 2016 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church for Antonio Melendez, 93, who passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Roswell. Mass is to follow at 10:00 am also at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. A further...

  • Juan Torres

    November 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A graveside service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, December 1, 2016 at South Park Cemetery for Juan Torres, 76, who passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016 in Dexter, NM. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized with Ballard...

  • John C. “Scotty” Scott

    November 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    John C. “Scotty” Scott, age 74, of Hot Springs, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 25, 2016. He was born on August 21, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, the son of John Wesley Scott and Edna Faye Hastings Scott. On May 15, 1965, he married...

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    ENMU-R to hold fall commencement

    November 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Adrianna Espinoza Close to 230 graduates are expected to participate in Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell’s Sixty-Sixth Commencement Convocation on Dec. 8 at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. To accommodate all graduates and...

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    Roads to be closed for parade

    November 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Electric Light Parade put on by MainStreet Roswell will take place Saturday night. During the parade, a section of North Main Street will be closed to traffic. Main Street will be closed between College Boulevard and Second Street to accommodate the...

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    Forest Service selling Christmas tree permits

    November 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Lincoln National Forest is selling Christmas tree permits until Dec. 23 for $10. A limited number of permits will be available to be sold on a first-come first-served basis. Only one permit will be sold per household. An individual may purchase up to four...

  • Thanks for support during our ordeal

    November 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am Anna Christian. About five weeks ago you posted an article about my husband, firefighter recruit Justin Christian, who had a stroke at 26. I just wanted to come forward and say thank you so much to everyone in Roswell for the donations, thoughts and...

  • Ordinance on signs should be considered

    November 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    An open letter to Roswell’s mayor and council: Recently three large 4×8 foot signs were placed on private property without consent of the owner. The infringement and trespass was timely reported to the city of Roswell Code Enforcement Department. It is...

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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...