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  • John Alexander Mihm

    December 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    John Alexander Mihm, of Tucumcari, New Mexico, beloved son, brother, uncle, great-uncle, and friend, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 19, 2016. John was born in Malden, Massachusetts and moved to New Mexico as a young child. John received an...

  • Paul J Archuleta

    December 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    With deep sorrow, the family of Paul J. Archuleta, 50, share his passing on Friday, December 30, 2016, in Albuquerque, NM. Paul was born September 4, 1966, to Clovis and Luticia Archuleta in Roswell, NM. Paul married the love of his life, Angela, on January...

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    Albertsons kicks off annual Souper Bowl for food drive

    December 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Leading up to the biggest football game of the year, New Mexico Albertsons Market stores will participate in the national Souper Bowl of Caring food drive. From now until Feb. 5, all locations will accept food and monetary donations, which will directly...

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    The unusual can often be routine for RPD; Some highlights from the unique and strange incidents of 2016

    December 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A routine day for the Roswell Police Department often includes officers responding to some not-so-routine calls and unusual incidents. RPD offers this sampling of out-of-the-ordinary situations handled in 2016. Hidden agenda A traffic stop that started with a...

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    Upcoming Civic Meetings

    December 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Tuesday Chaves County Planning & Zoning Commission, 5:30 p.m., Chaves County Administrative Center, 1 St. Mary’s Place Sidney Gutierrez Middle School Governing Council special meeting, 6 p.m., Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, 409 E. College Blvd....

  • Ernest Eugene Smith

    December 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ernest Eugene Smith, 81, of Springfield, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2016 in the comfort of his own home. He was a graduate of Dexter High School in Dexter, NM. He was preceded in death by his father Ernest Smith, his mother Nora Smith and sister...

  • James Sombke

    December 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    James Sombke, 83, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, was called to his eternal resting place on Friday, December 30, 2016. He was born on October 29, 1933 in South Dakota to Clarence and Flora Sombke. He is survived by his wife...

  • Thea O. Otterson 2 Jan 1918 – 19 Dec 2016

    December 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday, 3 Jan 2017, at 11:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 400 West 3rd Street in downtown Roswell, to honor the life of Thea. Thea passed away Monday, 19 Dec 2016, at home in Roswell. Services will be conducted by...

  • Silvestre Gustamantes

    December 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mr. Gustamantes passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the age of 83. Silvestre was born on May 14, 1933 to Procopio and Emerenciana Gustamantes in Arabella, New Mexico. Both of his parents have preceded him in death. Silvestre grew up in the small...

  • A whole new year

    December 31, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Happy New Year, Roswell! In today’s edition, you’ll find a review of the year that just ended. It’s the news of the past, some dark and torturous, some good and decent. Altogether, it’s a reflection on the year 2016 and what it meant for Roswell and...