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    Police Briefs

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Homemade firework found at Goddard High The Roswell Police Department received a tip about a device found at Goddard High School Friday. The device was found to be a homemade firework. No one was injured by the device. Detectives originally thought the device...

  • Chad “Wall-E” Eric Jessup

    November 9, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral service is scheduled at 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Grace Community Church for Chad “Wall-E” Eric Jessup, 37, of Roswell, who passed away on Nov. 6, 2013. Pastor Rick Hale of Grace Community Church will officiate. Chad was born on March...

  • Torivia (Tobie) Gonzalez Davidson

    November 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Tobie Davidson passed away peacefully on Oct. 26, 2013, at 85 years of age. She was born Jan. 3, 1928, in San Angelo, Texas. She married Isidoro Gonzalez in 1950, and eventually moved to Odessa, Texas, where together they had four children: Alicia (Alice),...

  • Cesar Rodriguez

    November 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Cesar Rodriguez, 56, of Las Cruces, died Nov. 4, 2013, with his loved ones by his side. Cesar was born in Ojinaga, Mexico, on Nov. 19, 1957, to Fernando and Ludivina Rodriguez. Cesar graduated from Hagerman High School in Hagerman, in 1975. He enlisted in the...

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    NMDOT to begin road sealing project

    November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation will begin scrub seal operations on Tuesday along U.S. 70 from Pine Lodge Road to just north of the overpass in Chaves County. The pavement preservation project covers about two miles of highway. The area of road...

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    Enjoy an evening at Peppers, support United Way program

    November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    You may prefer to spend dinners at home — either to save money or because of anti-social behavior. Either way, no judgment. However, you would be lying if you said you never liked to go out for a nice dinner. No work in the kitchen, no cleaning up dirty...

  • Paul Toro

    November 6, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at 5 p.m. at Berrendo Baptist Church for Paul Toro, 76, who passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at his home. Pastor Troy Grant will officiate. Paul was born May 29, 1937, in Pittston, Pa., to Joseph and...

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    Roswell’s Most Wanted

    November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Hilario Valentine Nayola Jr., 34, is wanted for possession of methamphetamine. He is described as 6-feet, 1-inch tall, 260 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information about Nayola or his whereabouts is asked to contact Crime Stoppers...

  • Police Blotter: Church burglarized

    November 5, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary • Police reported that Saint John’s Catholic Church on the 500 block of South Lincoln Avenue was burglarized over the weekend. According to the police, a door was pried open and an undisclosed amount of cash stolen.   • Police responded to...

  • Henry Vargas

    November 5, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Henry Vargas, 68, a lifelong resident and small- business owner of Roswell, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in the arms of his daughter, Maria, and his grandson, Phillip, with his sons Enrique and Flaymundo supporting their sister and the family at the time of...