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  • Citizens and city need to step up

    August 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It’s quite possible that, when the dust has settled over the Cahoon Park Pool and the proposed new recreation center, we’ll have neither. But it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s now up to the citizenry, and the city, in that order, to save the...

  • Recognize the signs, turn victims into survivors

    August 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (1)

    While attending last month’s Breakfast with the Mayor, I was asked the question of what we (as a community) can do to help put an end to the amount of domestic violence that plagues our city. This is a very good question and one that our organization and...

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    North Main Street traffic congestion expected to worsen

    August 5, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Traffic congestion on North Main Street is expected to worsen in the next two weeks as construction crews begin milling and repaving between Mescalero and Country Club roads. Northbound and southbound traffic on North Main Street will be merged into single...

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    DWI arrests in Chaves County

    August 5, 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...

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    Splash pad scaling back to weekend hours

    August 5, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Murphy Family Splash Pad at Poe Corn Park will cease its summer schedule Thursday, shifting to weekend hours only. The water-recreation facility that’s proven popular with youngsters and opened for its first season in late May seven days a week will...

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    Planetarium to host new shows

    August 5, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    If you’re looking for something fun to do this month, the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium at the Roswell Museum and Art Center will be presenting educational shows for kids and adults every Wednesday in August, beginning next week. At 1:30 and 3:30 p.m....

  • Arthur Eugene Carroll

    August 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Passed into eternal life on August 2, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife of almost 64 years, Mildred Carroll, of Roswell. He is survived by his daughter Mary Munkelwitz, of Albuquerque; grandchildren Brian Munkelwitz and wife, Mary; Jennifer Wilkerson...

  • Letha “Eileen” Hendricks

    August 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Letha “Eileen” Hendricks, 56, passed away on July 22, 2016 in Brownfield, TX after an extended illness. Eileen was born on May 15, 1960 in Morgan City, LA. Affectionately called “eeny bean” by her family, Eileen grew up in Roswell, NM. She attended...

  • Women to go to court over fight involving mop

    August 5, 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...

  • Snippets; Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    August 5, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Tax-free for back-to-school If you hate paying taxes (and who among us doesn’t?) then here’s a weekend for you. Tax-free weekend started Friday and continues until midnight Sunday. It’s a big plus for families with tight budgets and multiple school-age...