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  • Considering scriptural principles before deciding to vote

    September 23, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    There’s an old saying, “If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem.” With a world so full of problems, what is the solution? As the elections near, many feel that enacting better government is a good place to start. Some may even...

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    Local Briefs

    September 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Iris sale at Farmers Market The Pecos Valley Iris Society will be selling iris rhizomes at the Farmers Market on Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. on the front lawn of the Chaves County Courthouse. Beautiful spring flowers at low prices are waiting for you. For more...

  • Glen Edward Jones

    September 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Glen Edward Jones was born the 7th of 10 children to Chester McReynold Jones and Ida Mae Davis Jones at Braggs, Oklahoma January 17, 1933. Glen met Barbara Roe at Eastern Oklahoma A&M Jr. College, Wilburton, Oklahoma in September 1953. Glen was awarded a...

  • Joanne Williamson McCombs

    September 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joanne Williamson McCombs, 90, of Roswell, New Mexico, died peacefully in her sleep on August 29, 2016, at home. Joanne was born on June 30, 1926 in Clovis, New Mexico to Ruth Maddux Williamson Denton (1905-1989) and Paul Alexander Williamson (1899-1964). In...

  • On job creation and paid sick leave

    September 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    I took umbrage to Jason Espinoza’s article (published Sept. 18) regarding workplace regulations and “job creation.” Espinoza, of the New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry, bemoans the burden of excessive regulations, but then he goes on to...

  • Enjoy all the little things during senior year

    September 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    As senior year starts for some back home in Roswell, I have begun to reflect on the things that I did in my senior year. I spent time with friends, worked hard on the yearbook, did a wonderful play in drama club, and got into two colleges that I loved....

  • Man arrested for unlawful use of license

    September 22, 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...

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    NMMI superintendent speaks to club

    September 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Maj. Gen. Jerry Grizzle, president/superintendent of New Mexico Military Institute, explains the need for bond issue “C” to pass this fall to repair Cahoon Armory at the latest regular meeting of the Sunrise Optimist Club. The building was built in 1928...

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    DWI arrest in Chaves County

    September 21, 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...

  • Two political signs set on fire

    September 21, 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...