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  • David Newsom

    May 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    David Newsom, 59, passed away on April 29, 2015, in Roswell. He was born on May 22, 1955, to Owen Lee Newsom and Barbara Huddleston Newsom, in Roswell, NM. On December 16, 2005, David married Melissa Vela, she survives him at the home. After graduating from...

  • Andrea Christina Leon Contreras

    May 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Our little angel was born April 22 and passed away on April 22. She was born to Andrew Contreras and Christina Leon who survive her at home. Other survivors include: Paternal grandparents, Edward Perreira and Esther Perreira; maternal grandparents, Felicita...

  • Donald F. Peter

    May 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Donald F. Peter, 95, passed away on April 29, 2015, at his home. He was born August 9, 1919, in Canton, OH, to Frank A. and Anna M. Peter. On May 1, 1948, Donald married Theresa Ann Menhart in Highland Park, Michigan. She preceded him in death. Formerly of...

  • Maxine Mae Morrison Machen

    May 2, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A loving mother, grandmother and good friend, Maxine Mae Morrison Machen, 92, passed from this life into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 25, 2015. The first child of Harvey L. and Bernice Roush, Maxine was born in Oakland, CA, on January...

  • Clara Apodaca Jauregui

    May 2, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Clara Jauregui, 87, passed away on April 27, 2015, in Alamogordo, New Mexico. She was born on August 3, 1927, in La Luna, New Mexico, to Nicholas and Manuelita (Ortega) Apodaca. Clara was married to Henry Jauregui in Carrizozo, NM. They worked hand-in-hand in...

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    Nancy Lopez Elementary gets A-list visit

    May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Bass guitarist Nik West talks to the student body at Nancy Lopez Elementary School Friday. West stars in the hit TV show “Glee.” Below: West gives the “peace sign” while posing with students from Nancy Lopez Elementary School Friday morning....

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    Up, up and away!

    May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The first known handicapped balloon pilot, Michael Glen, waves to his ground crew below as his passenger, Lauryn Vernon, 6, of Military Heights Elementary School, checks out the shrinking scene below during liftoff of Glen’s balloon “Elevation” at...

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    City takes action to solve cemetery drainage issue

    May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Drainage improvements recently completed at the Douglas McBride Veterans Cemetery will enable that cemetery to avoid a repeat of the problems seen there last month. Following heavy rains on April 13 that created water pooling on the ground and the sinking of...

  • Bluecops

    It’s good to be blue

    May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From left, Officer Hector Vasquez, Lt. Nick Jimenez and Capt. Lance Bateman of the New Mexico State Police; Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder; Sgt. Joe Smith, Officer Lisa Brackeen, Commander Phil Gonzales, Commander Levi Moody, Commander Mike Stanton and...

  • RFD-patch

    RFD Call Log — April 30-May 1

    May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   April 30 • At 7:47 a.m., fire alarm, 500 block of West Pine Lodge Road. • At 8:18 a.m., fire alarm, 400 block of Pine Lodge Road. • At 9:25 a.m., medical call, 500...