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  • Floyd Dorsey Poss Jr.

    October 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Floyd Dorsey Poss Jr. was born in Pensacola, Florida, on Oct. 11, 1945, to Floyd D. and Joyce Huhner Poss Sr. and passed away Oct. 12, 2014, in Roswell. Dorsey is being cremated at his request. At an early age, his family moved to Marietta, Georgia, to work...

  • Oscar Fairfield

    October 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services will be at South Park Cemetery Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at 10 a.m., for Oscar Fairfield, age 92, of Roswell, who passed away on Oct. 11, 2014. George Elkins will be officiating from Church of Christ. Oscar was born in Heber Springs,...


    Reintroducing vets to community

    October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    American Legion Post No. 28 held an open house for the community from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday. Following the open house, Homegrown Boyz from Ruidoso performed for a dance. Post Commander Jimmy Montoya said there was an “awesome” turnout that included...

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    Two injured Saturday in drive-by shooting

    October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Police are seeking a man who is believed to have injured two other men in a drive-by shooting Saturday while the two victims were in front of one of their homes. Police were called to the scene in the 1400 block of West Tilden Street at 1:08 p.m.,...

  • KIRKSEY-10-14

    Governor chooses Kirksey for Fifth Judicial District Court

    October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Kirksey   Gov. Susana Martinez announced the appointment of Lee Ann Kirksey of Hobbs to the Fifth Judicial District Court on Friday. Kirksey’s appointment fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Laura Castillo. Kirksey has more than 15 years of...


    Celebrating veterans

    October 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From left, Christina Jimenez Herrera, Bobby Villegas and Blacita Herrera. (Max Scally Photo)   At 93 years young, Les McPherson is said to be the oldest veteran in Chaves County. (Max Scally Photo) [/auth...

  • Argument leads to knife threat

    October 14, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Roswell Police are seeking an arrest warrant for one local woman who allegedly assaulted her sister with a knife on Friday, according to a news release from the Roswell Police Department. An argument between two sisters, ages 19 and 35, led to the younger one...

  • Dear Editor: 10-14-14

    October 14, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, It appears to me the Chaves County commissioners don’t have enough to do. If their prime focus is to play politics with the ballot maybe its time we find commissioners who are more dedicated to doing the work county commissioners are...

  • James Leonard Pilley

    October 14, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 at Hagerman Community Center for James Leonard Pilley, 74, who passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Jimmy Derrick will officiate with burial to follow at...

  • Quentin Rogers

    October 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, for Quentin Rogers of Artesia. Mr. Rogers, 91, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at his home in Artesia, NM. Rev. Rick Sullivan and Ty Houghtaling will officiate at the services. Quentin was born Feb....