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  • Ricardo Ray Nunez, Jr. “Ricky Ray”

    May 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ricardo Ray Nunez, Jr. “Ricky Ray” passed away peacefully in his Mommy and Daddy’s arms with his family by his side at 23 days old on Monday, May 4, 2015, in Albuquerque, NM. Ricky Ray was born on April 11, 2015, in Albuquerque, NM to Ricardo Ray Nunez,...

  • Robert Joseph Leonard

    May 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Robert Joseph Leonard, age 90, of Roswell, who passed away on May 5, 2015. A complete announcement will be made when arrangements are finalized. Condolences may be made online at

  • Norman Cain

    May 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Norman Cain, 59, passed away on April 25, 2015, in Roswell, NM. He was born on March 7, 1956, to Noah E. Cain and Jodie Josephine Cain Miller in Roswell, NM. Fishing and camping were Norman’s favorite pastimes, as well as working as a silversmith. Norman...

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    The benefits of being active

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Wednesday was National Walk and Bike to School Day, and eight of the district’s elementary schools participated. One school, Nancy Lopez Elementary, will do the event on May 12. The purpose of the event is to encourage kids to walk or bike to school to get...

  • Dr-Karen-Carson

    Local MD appointed to state medical board

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Carson   A Roswell pediatrician has been appointed by Gov. Susana Martinez to the New Mexico Medical Board, the state agency that regulates the licensing of physicians and physician assistants. Dr. Karen Lynn Carson was appointed as a physician member of...

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    Harvest Ministries, churches getting together for National Day of Prayer

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Christian faithful sing and pray during last year’s National Day of Prayer at the Chaves County Courthouse. (File Photo)   Every year on the first Thursday in May, millions gather across our nation and in 10 other nations around the world for the...

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    Artesia man gets 10 years on federal charges

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    An Artesia man was sentenced Tuesday to 120 months in federal prison on methamphetamine trafficking and firearms convictions. Angel Guadalupe Ochoa, 38, was also sentenced in federal court in Las Cruces to four years of supervised release following his prison...

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    Chaves County DWI arrests for May 1-3

    May 6, 2015 • 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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    RFD Call Log — May 4-5

    May 6, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   May 4 • At 8:33 a.m., medical call, 3200 block of Mission Arch Drive. • At 11:08 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of Southeast Main Street. • At 12:56 p.m., medical call,...

  • $4K in lost money returned to woman

    May 6, 2015 • 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...