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  • Frances Isaacs

    March 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Frances Elizabeth Smith Isaacs went home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 22, 2014. Mrs. Isaacs was born on September 22, 1918 in Wichita Falls, TX to James “Art” Smith and Minnie Ola Smith (neé Potter). Her family, which included three sisters...

  • Rance Wilson

    March 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service is scheduled for 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel. Rance Ira Wilson, 59, of Roswell passed away March 14, 2014 in a Lubbock hospital with his sisters by his side. Rance was preceded in death by his parents,...

  • Elissa Pacheco

    March 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Elissa Pacheco, age 86, passed away in her home in Las Cruces, New Mexico on March 20, 2014 surrounded by her family. Elissa was born on July 16, 1927 to Herman and Mercedes Miranda (nee Ortiz) in Roswell, New Mexico. She and her brother Herman spent their...

  • GUAJARDO-MUG-3-22-Guajardo,-Uriel

    Man arrested, suspected of multiple counts of sexual contact with minors

    March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Guajardo  A Roswell man was arrested Friday, suspected of 10 counts of sexual contact with a child. Police arrested Uriel “Rudy” Guajardo, 50, at 9 a.m. in a parking lot on the 2300 block of North Main Street. The incidents involved three female children...

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    RPD looking forward to accreditation

    March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department has been recommended for full accreditation by the New Mexico Law Enforcement Accreditation Program. Program assessors, which is a branch of the New Mexico Municipal League, completed a three-day onsite assessment of the...

  • Soledad “Socorro” Sanchez

    March 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held for Soledad “Socorro” Sanchez, 73, of Hagerman, NM at 10:00 AM, Monday, March 24, 2014 at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Soledad was called home Thursday, March 20, 2014. Soledad was born July 2, 1940 in Yuriria,...

  • Laura Gadberry Gibson

    March 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Laura Gadberry Gibson, 54, formerly of Roswell, went to her Heavenly home on February 11, 2014. She lived in Farmington, New Mexico. Funeral service was held at Summit Church in Farmington. Laura was born in Silver City, New Mexico to Morris and Betty...

  • Troy Travis James

    March 21, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    December 8, 1923 – March 20, 2014 Graveside services are scheduled at South Park Cemetery on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. for Troy James, age 90, of Roswell, who passed away on March 20, 2014 at Mission Arch Nursing Home. Reverend Jim Bignell of...

  • far-away Florida

    March 20, 2014 • Dear Editor, OpinionComments Off

    Dear Editor, The last thing Roswell needs is a far-away Florida company to oversee our gas company. It bodes nothing but trouble. Keep it local. Sally Jo Davis [/auth...

  • Editorial – 03-21-14

    March 20, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    Every time Kathleen Sebelius testifies before Congress, President Obama’s secretary of health and human services reminds us why she is unfit for her Cabinet post: She is a serial dissembler. The latest example is her appearance this week before the House...