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    Luce appointed to lead 5th Judicial District

    May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Dianna Luce has moved from chief deputy district attorney to the top job in the Fifth Judicial District Attorney’s Office, as appointed by the governor on Friday. Luce had served as chief deputy of the Fifth district since 2009 and had been in the office...

  • Richard A. Duran

    May 30, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Richard A. Duran, 73, of 59th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015, at his home in Albuquerque, NM. There will be no visitation and no public services, cremation has taken place. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the...

  • Cecil Ginanni

    May 30, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Cecil Ginanni, 98, of Carlsbad, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday (June 1) at St. Edward Catholic Church in Carlsbad. Father Martin Cordero will be...

  • Wanda Dell Dyer

    May 30, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A celebration of life will be held from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 6, 2015, at Country Club Road Church of Christ for Wanda Dell Dyer, age 72, who passed away May 21, 2015. Wanda was born in Roscoe, Texas to Daniel and Wanda June Arnold on March 24, 1943. In...

  • Our kids and the larger world they live in

    May 30, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    First, allow me to do a little bragging about my kids. Then I’ll tie it to the larger world. I have two daughters. Amy, the older one, lives in Memphis, Tenn. Over the last year, she’s moved from a pre-school teacher to an after-school program director...

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    Crews complete first phase of runway update

    May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The top photo shows the sign in front of Roswell’s airport. Below, a shot of the local airport’s runway. ( Submitted Photos) The main runway at the Roswell International Air Center is in the process of being reconstructed. The initial part of the project...

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    Job Corps honors law enforcement

    May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Job Corps held a luncheon Thursday to recognize those who work in law enforcement during Embrace the Badge Month. Staff members from the International Law Enforcement Academy were among those honored at the event. Top photo: from left, Deputy Site...

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    Scholarship funds seeks sponsors

    May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Cowboy Bell Scholarship Fund is searching for sponsors for the program’s annual fundraising dinner, slated for 5:30 p.m. June 14 at First United Methodist Church at 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The organization has arranged for ABC News journalist Sam...

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    RFD Call Log — May 27 and 28

    May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: May 27 • At 7:10 a.m., public assist, 1100 block of East First Street. • At 7:14 a.m., medical call, 300 block of West Country Club Road. • At 8:50 a.m., fire, 600 block of...

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    Roswell man sentenced for meth trafficking

    May 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    LAS CRUCES — Albert Johnny Mondragon, 38, of Roswell, was sentenced Friday in federal court in Las Cruces to seven years in prison followed by four years of supervised release for trafficking methamphetamine in Lea County. Mondragon was arrested on federal...