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  • Miguel Angel Anorve

    February 11, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Miguel Anorve, 20 years old, beloved son, was called to his eternal resting place on Monday, February 6, 2017. He entered this world on February 8, 1996 in Los Angeles, CA, born to Miguel Anorve Sr. and Buonfilia Ortiz-Clemente. He is preceded in death by...

  • Thomas Edgar Tarry

    February 11, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, Thomas Tarry passed away at the age of 74. Tom, or “Skeeter” as many in his family knew him, was born April 4, 1942 in Lovington, New Mexico to Joe and Hazel Tarry. Hazel passed away when Tom was still an infant....

  • Alfred Herman Wilbur

    February 11, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Alfred Herman Wilbur was born in Oakham, MA on November 17, 1924, the son of Percy F. and Lila C. (Parkman) Wilbur. He passed quietly in his sleep on February 9, 2017. A church service will be held at 11 a.m., Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Trinity United...

  • Billy Ray Wright

    February 11, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Billy Ray Wright, born on July 25, 1931 in Hico, TX, was called to heaven on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Billy was the son of Norvell and Pearlie Wright. Billy enjoyed fixing and renting houses, fishing, grilling, boating, traveling, and most of all the time...

  • Celebrating differences between the sexes

    February 11, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Adam did not get a choice in who his wife was. God made that decision for him. In the Bible, Genesis 2:22, we are told, “Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man.” Although not stated in the...

  • An open letter to new school board

    February 11, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Alan, James, Mona, Nicole and Ruben: Thank you (and your families) for taking the time, effort and commitment to run for the board of the RISD. And I say families because they will assist your effort with time and support such as answering the phone....

  • A letter from the chief of police

    February 11, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    To our community of Roswell: As the Roswell Police Department and Roswell’s citizens strive to work together to make our community a better place and thriving city, I ask for your help in two very important ways. The first request asks our residents who can...

  • Looking ahead for city’s schools

    February 11, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Roswell Independent School District is getting a new look, at least when it comes to its top leadership. Not a whole new look, but enough to make Superintendent Tom Burris nervous. Here’s a breakdown of the incoming RISD Board of Education, which takes...

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    Lake Arthur man sentenced in federal court

    February 11, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Lake Arthur man was sentenced this week in federal court in Las Cruces to five years in prison for his conviction on methamphetamine trafficking charges. According to a news release issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Jose Villa, 35, will be on...

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    Street closure

    February 10, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A street closure will occur today on North Virginia Avenue between East 13th Street and East College Boulevard while Xcel Energy replaces a broken power pole. All the work should be completed within a day...