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  • souzaoutstanding

    Theater company founder named outstanding citizen

    November 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Summer Souza, right, is the latest recipient of the city’s Outstanding Citizen Award. The presentation was made by City Councilor Tabitha Denny, left, at the City Council’s Nov. 10 meeting. Souza is the founder, board president and artistic director of...

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    HeArt of Winter Celebration of the Arts coming to Berrendo Middle School gym on Dec. 1

    November 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    (Christina Stock Photo) (Christina Stock Photos) The second annual HeArt of Winter Celebration of the Arts will take place at Berrendo Middle School’s gym, 800 Marion Richards Road, Dec. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is open to the public. Around 130...

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    VA, Social Security team up on electronic disability claims

    November 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Social Security Administration has launched a new health and technology initiative in cooperation with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) designed to speed disability claim processing and save time and money. The eHealth Exchange that went live...

  • Frances G. Sedillo

    November 18, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Frances G. Sedillo, who passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Alma Sturges Daniels

    November 18, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending for Alma Sturges Daniels, age 92, who passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, November 18, 2016. A further announcement will be made once arrangements are finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone...

  • Richard “Dick” Browning

    November 18, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Richard “Dick” Browning, age 87, of Roswell, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, November 14, 2016. He will lie-in-state from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday,...

  • Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    November 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Athletic accomplishments Roswell produces some top-notch athletes, from the Olympics and professional athletes that come out of our city, all the way down to the prep teams we root for. Over the last couple of weeks, for example, two Goddard pitchers signed...

  • Please return stolen items

    November 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This letter is for the person who stole my blue cotton gym bag at Roswell High’s track on Nov. 17 at around 5:15 p.m. You entered on the south side of the track, came in and took that bag while I was walking on the north side of the track, you glanced back...

  • Justice served with veterinarian’s hearing?

    November 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    When a group of animal rescuers filed numerous complaints with the New Mexico Board of Veterinary Medicine alleging Dr. Leandro Guiterrez had committed malpractice in his management of the Roswell Animal Shelter, I couldn’t believe what I was reading....

  • ‘Tamale Day’ a great family holiday tradition

    November 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Last week I wrote about my childhood experiences with hunting and how sometimes, the best laid plans can sometimes go awry. I think it is like this in all facets of life and I am reminded about a Christmas tradition that unexpectedly went wrong, and then when...