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  • Cecil Leon Fisher

    October 28, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Cecil Leon Fisher peacefully passed away at his residence, surrounded by his loved ones on October 23, 2015. The son of Calvin and Evelyn Fisher, Cecil was born June 29, 1946, in Roswell, New Mexico. Cecil was a loving husband, dad, grandpa, coach, teacher,...

  • Christine Vaughn

    October 28, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Christine Vaughn, 92, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015. She was born on November 22, 1922, to Pinkney Luck and Maggie Ragsdale Luck, in Dodson, TX. She was married to Buster Vaughn, who preceded her in death. Christine grew up in Hereford, TX, on a...

  • George Lucas foundation donates $10M to USC film school

    October 27, 2015 • EntertainmentComments (0)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Force must be strong with USC. The school announced Tuesday that the George Lucas Family Foundation is donating $10 million to its film school to provide financial support to black and Hispanic students. The money will be used to...

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    Racing in Roswell

    October 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Racing fans watch on as “Wuz” His ‘68 makes a pass during qualifying rounds at Alien City Dragway Saturday afternoon. For more on the race, see our Sports section (AJ Dickman Photo)...

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    Roswell Police Department hosting safety meeting

    October 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Police Department will provide a free community awareness presentation tonight at the Roswell Convention, Civic & Visitors Center. The event from 6 to 7 p.m., in partnership with Roswell Neighborhood Watch, will remind people that everyone...

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    Character Counts

    October 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Featured Photo: Character Counts in Chaves County announced the winners of their annual “Honoring the Badge: Building and Upholding the Public Trust” celebration at the Chaves County Courthouse, 1 St. Mary’s Pl., Wednesday evening. Shown are, from left,...

  • Keith Alder

    Scout master retires

    October 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Scout Executive Keith Alder, right, retired from the Conquistador Council, Boy Scouts of America, on Sept. 30. Council Commissioner Duane Foster presents Keith with his retirement certificate from the BSA National Office (Submitted Photo)...

  • Joyce Tucker

    Sunrise breakfast

    October 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Joyce Tucker spoke at a recent Sunrise Optimist Club breakfast meeting and shared information on the upcoming “Holiday Magic.” Pictured with Tucker is Art Sharp, this months Speaker Chairman. Sunrise Optimist meet Wednesday mornings at Los Cerritos, 7...

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    Oasis Ribbon Cutting

    October 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting celebration recently for Oasis Bar and Grill, located inside the Holiday Inn at at 3620 N. Main St. From left, Roswell Redcoats Andrea Moore, Madlyn Wafful, Joan Reeves, Yukie Ebara and Hervey Gilliland;...

  • Strong candidates draw voters to polls

    October 27, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    Rio Grande Sun ESPANOLA — Nationally and more so statewide, political pundits are fretting about voter turnout. The focus now is on the June 2016 primary but voter apathy is not picky. You’ll find it in every race, darn near in every city and county in...