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    Business group visits GOP Women

    March 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Christina Arnold of the New Mexico Business Coalition speaks at Wednesday’s monthly luncheon of the Chaves County Republican Women. Also pictured is Teresa Barncastle, president of the GOP club. (Barbara Beck Photo)...

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    NMMI to host free ‘Forum on Entrepreneurship’

    March 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Business Administration Department at New Mexico Military Institute is hosting the 2017 “Forum on Entrepreneurship” on Friday and Saturday. This year’s theme is “What If?” and the event is free. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the Mabee Lecture...

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    Roswell Sertoma invests in mentoring

    March 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Bob Stansell, left, president of the Roswell Sertoma club, presents a check for $5,000 to Bill Wolf, director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico. For the past four years, Roswell Sertoma Club has been a major sponsor for the Bowl for...

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    DWIs in Chaves County

    March 15, 2017 • 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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    Severe weather notifications available

    March 15, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Spring begins next week, and following closely behind it will be the start of the season when a variety of severe weather could potentially be seen in this region, from tornadoes and lightning to hailstorms and rainstorms that can result in flooding. These...

  • Angela “Angie” Mae Humble

    March 15, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Angela “Angie” Mae Humble passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017, at the age of 76 at her home in Roswell. She will lie in state from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2017 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday,...

  • Boys arrested at Sierra Middle School for drugs, paraphernalia

    March 15, 2017 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • Fact-checking websites can offset fake news

    March 14, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    One of my favorite website resources is It’s straightforward, nonpartisan and well sourced in its findings, and in this era of fake news, it’s a great way to discern fact from fiction. Of course, Snopes is not the only fact-checking website...

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    Classes to train citizens to be storm spotters

    March 14, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    SUBHEAD: National Weather Service relies on spotters in severe-weather situations Roswell/Chaves County Office of Emergency Management and the Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club will be hosting the annual Skywarn storm-spotter classes today at the Daniels...

  • Ralph Waldo Boehms

    March 14, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ralph Waldo Boehms passed away on March 10, 2017. Ralph was born to R.E. and Zelma Boehms on April 28, 1925 in San Angelo, Texas. He was named for Ralph Waldo Emerson, who was his father’s favorite poet. Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; his wife...