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    Roswell Ford helps United Way

    December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sherry Mumford, executive director of United Way of Chaves County, accepts a $5,000 check from Chris Cordero, owner of Roswell Ford. Cordero was making good on his promise to donate $100 for each new vehicle sold during November. The Ford store will make the...

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    Local NMDOT crews are prepared for winter weather

    December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation District Two is ready to tackle cold temperatures and snow-covered roads in southeastern New Mexico. District Two serves 10 counties: Chaves, Curry, De Baca, Eddy, Guadalupe, Lea, Lincoln, Otero, Roosevelt and...

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    Tourism Department wants people to surf for New Mexico holiday gifts

    December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A holiday promotion by the New Mexico Tourism Department hopes to encourage people to buy items and goods produced in the state by offering a web catalog of “New Mexico True Certified” products that can be purchased online. “We know that...

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    School helps with canned food drive

    December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Del Norte Elementary students will be having a canned food and toy drive through Wednesday this week. Donations will be given to Johnny Gonzalez to help the local community during the holiday season. The Student Council and students in the gifted program are...

  • The most important issue facing all mankind

    December 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    There is an ongoing legal issue that all mankind is involved in, yet few humans know what it is. We’ve previously discussed how important the Kingdom was to Jesus, yet this issue is even more important. Do you know what it is? There is a hint in the...

  • Funding the rec and swim center

    December 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am writing this letter in reference to the article in Thursday’s paper regarding the funding options for the development and maintenance of a new recreational and swim center being proposed. I agree with city councilor Steve Henderson that the people of...

  • Breadth of behavior should be considered

    December 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This is in response to Ms. Bethany Freudenthal’s column about pornography and minimizing harm. In it, she asked if a Muslim journalist violated the ethic of “minimizing harm” by doing an interview with Playboy magazine. My answer is, no, there was no...

  • Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    December 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Thankfully, no one hurt A house in southwestern Roswell caught fire Thursday morning, apparently because of a heater that caught fire, causing extensive damage. Fortunately, however, the family at home at the time escaped without injury — though their life...

  • Remembering to give back to our community

    December 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I was shopping over the weekend and, as I walked across the parking lot to the front doors of Wal-Mart, I heard the familiar sounds of bells being rung by the Salvation Army bell ringers. It reminded me of a time long ago when I worked for the Salvation Army...

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    Udall nominates students for service academies

    December 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Three students from Roswell and two other southeastern New Mexico students are among 35 students who have received nominations from U.S. Sen. Tom Udall to attend national service academies. Udall nominated Caleb Moreno of Lovington, a Lovington High School...