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  • Addictions are killing women

    December 1, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    Jacksonville Daily News Last month the online news website Huffington Post posted a video of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at a town hall gathering, at which the erstwhile Republican presidential hopeful shared a heart-rending and very personal account of a...

  • Librarians are helpful

    December 1, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I would like to give a grateful thank you to Matthew Gormley and the other reference librarians at the Roswell Public Library. On Nov. 18, I brought my 7th grade class to the library to search through microfiched copies of the Roswell Daily Record from the...

  • DWI arrests for Chaves County

    December 1, 2015 • Police BlotterComments (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...

  • Several arrests made for drug possession

    December 1, 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...

  • Launching point for a Western mindset

    December 1, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    FORT SMITH, Ark. — In a way, my connections to the West are more real than my Southern roots would suggest. I’m certainly no native to New Mexico, though I’ve lived here more than 10 years now. I was born and raised in Arkansas, a southern state with a...

  • Earsley Barnett Jr.

    December 1, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Earsley Barnett Jr., 64, who passed away Monday, November 30, 2015, at his home. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • donated books

    Holiday time inspires donations

    December 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    College of Education grants the gift of literacy Above Photo: Barrels filled with donated books for The College of Education’s annual book drive stand at Travelstead Hall on Nov. 18. The books go to participating teachers associated with the College of...

  • -crime

    Motorcyclist arrested after 45-minute high-speed pursuit

    December 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A 22-year-old motorcyclist was arrested Saturday for reckless driving and other charges after he led Chaves County Sheriff’s deputies on a 45-minute high-speed chase with speeds estimated around 140 mph. Andrew West, of Roswell, also was charged with...

  • Candidate packets available for upcoming election

    December 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Anyone considering becoming a candidate in the upcoming municipal election can now get comprehensive information about the process. Beginning today, the Roswell City Clerk’s Office will have available Declaration of Candidacy Packets for anyone interested...

  • newest officers

    RPD’s newest officers

    December 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Six of the Roswell Police Department’s newest police officers graduated from the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academyn in Santa Fe on Wednesday. These young officers will now be on patrol throughout the city. From left, Miguel Barrientos, Narsico Santillan,...