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  • Robbie Gay Benzinger

    February 17, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Age: 59 City of Residence: Portales, NM Date & Place of Birth: Feb. 4, 1956 in Portales, NM Date & Place of Death: Feb. 4, 2015 at her home in Portales, NM Occupation: Robbie was a retired horticulturist from the famed Balboa Gardens in San Diego, CA....

  • 021715 Cleaning up the town - Web

    Cleaning up the town

    February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A National Civilian Community Corp from AmeriCorp worked throughout the day on Monday clearing out the Roswell Motor Supply site. The site was saved from demolition by a community group that has since formed into a non-profit by the name of PRO-Roswell. This...


    Pirtle introduces bill for homeschoolers

    February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Pirtle   State Sen. Cliff Pirtle has introduced a bill that would make homeschooled students eligible for free college tuition. Homeschoolers would be eligible for the Legislative Tuition Lottery Scholarship in New Mexico, just like public and private...

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    Candy Spence Ezzell gets legislative mining award

    February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Ezzell   In recognition of her commitment to the New Mexico mining community, state Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell has been given “The Senator Ben D. Altamirano Award for Legislative Excellence.” The non-partisan award is given by the New Mexico Mining...

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    Roswell Symphony Orchestra, bassoonist Meek deliver a ‘Cupid Connection’

    February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    By Vonnie Goss   No naked, small-winged creature like Cupid, the legendary son of Venus, Goddess of Love, was in evidence at Pearson Auditorium on the lovely evening of Valentines Day, Feb. 14, but there were many lovers of classical music who gathered...

  • Man arrested for possession of marijuana

    February 16, 2015 • 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...

  • 021715 Becerril, Antonio WEB

    Men from Artesia, Roswell arrested for DWI

    February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Becerril   Aranda 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...


    CVP brings Valentine’s Day to Kidney Center

    February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Friday was made a little sweeter and special for patients at the Southeast New Mexico Kidney Center thanks to the Community Volunteer Program of Roswell. Coordinators Johnny Gonzales and Marcella Morris ran a program that gave patients at the center a balloon...

  • Dear Editor: 2-17-15

    February 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, This Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the desert before launching his ministry. But meat-free Lent is much more...

  • Billy Warren Goode

    February 16, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., today, February 19, 2015 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Billy Warren Goode, 75, who passed away Saturday, February 14, 2015, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Pastor Danny Sons of Midway Assembly of God...