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  • Firearms are tools for self-defense

    September 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A Hillary Clinton presidency would be a continuation of the destructive path trail-blazed by Barack Obama in his quest to seize and destroy liberty and freedom from our great nation. It is clearly apparent that the agenda of Obama, Clinton and their adoring...

  • Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    September 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Get well soon, Sheriff Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder underwent emergency heart surgery Thursday for a severe blockage after experiencing several days of aching in his arms, profuse sweating and nausea. According to family friend Joan Boué, doctors found...

  • Data show an enormous rise in criminal activity

    September 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I continue to ponder the issues our city is dealing with, and when you ponder, you have to have data to support the claims you may choose to present after all the pondering is done, so I hope what you read below opens your eyes to the problems our city is...

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    Aquatic center meeting scheduled

    September 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell citizens are encouraged to attend a public meeting Tuesday and bring their ideas and input to share with city officials and representatives of the aquatic-architect firm that will design the community’s new aquatic center that is to be part of a...

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    Zoo rides closing, train reopens during holidays

    September 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sunday will be this summer’s last day the train and carousel will operate at the Spring River Park and Zoo, according to a press release from public information officer Todd Wildermuth. The free-admission zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The rides will...

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    Recent DWI arrest in Chaves County

    September 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Several blood drives set to take place in Roswell

    September 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    United Blood Services has announced several upcoming blood drives to be held in Roswell this month — including one today. Today’s blood drive will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Plaza at 400 N. Pennsylvania Ave. (the Wells Fargo high-rise)....

  • Camryn Charles Castro

    September 8, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Camryn Charles Castro, age 15, passed away Tuesday September 6, 2016. Visitation will be 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Friday September 9, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held 10:00 A.M., Saturday, September 10, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral...

  • Gun-owning pastor applauds letters

    September 8, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In regard to Larry Griffin’s letter to the editor on Aug. 24: Sir, I applaud you on your letter, and for standing up for lawful gun owners. I believe these kind of letters are vital for lawful gun owners — the true Americans, not the fake ones that want...

  • Omission of 1956 Little League names

    September 8, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    How about those 1956 Little League World Series Champions! Our Roswell All-Stars played against New Mexico and Texas teams and wound up in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, for the 1956 LLWS Playoffs. These young baseball players during 1956 put Roswell, New Mexico...