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    Dia de los Muertos event open to all ages

    October 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Dia de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead, is a holiday widely celebrated in Mexico. Rather than risk insulting deceased loved ones with sadness, Dia de los Muertos honors the dead with lively celebrations, combining the Catholicism brought to the...

  • Thanks for Maze of Life sessions

    October 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I would like to take a moment to thank the Department of Health and the many agencies and businesses who participated in the Maze of Life, held at the Roswell Civic Center, for eighth-grade students throughout Chaves County. Students participated in highly...

  • Let’s use our tax money in Roswell

    October 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Well, it is election time and that means it’s time to ask the voters for another property tax increase or not allow a decrease because some bond issue has a sunset. Every two years the state of New Mexico asks the property owners for more capital expense...

  • Be creative with nativity scenes

    October 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Because our society has become more “politically correct” in so many facets of our lives, I would like to challenge the Christian community to a simple and creative way to make a statement of belief. I would like to challenge families who say they are...

  • Honesty important in our next president

    October 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    How can anyone with moral scruples and who respects integrity and honesty possibly want Hillary Clinton as our next president and commander in chief? With all the scandals surrounding Hillary, who can believe anything she says? Anyone? My opinion is that the...

  • Southeast NM and this year’s election tumult

    October 25, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Republican Party rules the roost here in southeastern New Mexico. Donald Trump for president, Steve Pearce for Congress, Nora Espinoza for Secretary of State — these are the front-running candidacies in this corner of the state, along with the many...

  • Woman found with smoking device arrested

    October 25, 2016 • 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...

  • Bobby Gene Moore

    October 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Bobby Gene Moore, born January 16, 1937, passed away September 21, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. He is survived by his mother, Idamaye Sanders, son Nick Jenkins, daughter Kelly Trabold and son Bratt Moore. Gene is preceded in death by his father Lawrence Moore and...

  • Prestina Flores Lathrop

    October 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Prestina was reunited with her Lord and Savior Jesus on September 18, 2016 in Roswell, New Mexico. She was born in Hagerman, NM on February 15, 1932 to Manuel Flores and Rosa Salas. Prestina was also known as Christina but affectionately referred to as Tatina...

  • Jerry A. Hamilton

    October 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jerry A. Hamilton, age 73, of Roswell, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016. He will lie-instate from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 27, 2016 at LaGrone...