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  • Corine Gonzalez

    August 6, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Corine Gonzales, 62, who passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016 in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Gary Allen Madrid

    August 6, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Gary Allen Madrid, 47, of Bentonville, AR died Monday, June 6, in Bentonville, Arkansas. He was a member of the Bentonville South Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Gary was born in Clovis, NM on September 18, 1968. He attended elementary...

  • Carlos Ray Savedra

    August 6, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Carlos Ray Savedra joined the Lord Jesus Christ on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, surrounded by his loved ones at his home in Roswell, NM, at the young age of 48. Carlos was born in Albuquerque, NM to Emilio Savedra Jr. and Beatrice Pino Savedra on December 19,...

  • Norman L. Stevens Jr.

    August 6, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Norman L. Stevens Jr., born January 29, 1924, died on Sunday, July 31, 2016, at his home in Hondo, NM, surrounded by his family. Norm was born in Brooklyn, NY and was raised in western Connecticut. He enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps at the age of...

  • Be a giver, it’s as simple as addition and subtraction

    August 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Let’s have some fun today and learn some math. We often make life more complicated than it is. We don’t have to be an expert at playing chess to plan three moves ahead in our lives. We don’t have to understand how electricity works to be able to enjoy...

  • Citizens and city need to step up

    August 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It’s quite possible that, when the dust has settled over the Cahoon Park Pool and the proposed new recreation center, we’ll have neither. But it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s now up to the citizenry, and the city, in that order, to save the...

  • Recognize the signs, turn victims into survivors

    August 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (1)

    While attending last month’s Breakfast with the Mayor, I was asked the question of what we (as a community) can do to help put an end to the amount of domestic violence that plagues our city. This is a very good question and one that our organization and...

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    North Main Street traffic congestion expected to worsen

    August 5, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Traffic congestion on North Main Street is expected to worsen in the next two weeks as construction crews begin milling and repaving between Mescalero and Country Club roads. Northbound and southbound traffic on North Main Street will be merged into single...

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    DWI arrests in Chaves County

    August 5, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Splash pad scaling back to weekend hours

    August 5, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Murphy Family Splash Pad at Poe Corn Park will cease its summer schedule Thursday, shifting to weekend hours only. The water-recreation facility that’s proven popular with youngsters and opened for its first season in late May seven days a week will...