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    Thanksgiving groceries stolen

    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...

  • Obama’s assault on open government

    December 1, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Obama administration is obsessed with secrecy — it is arguably the most secretive presidency since Richard Nixon scowled through the halls of power. The latest example: a furious crackdown on government watchdogs, the...

  • Game commission callous towards native animals

    December 1, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I recently attended the state game commission’s meeting here in Roswell (Game Commission hears wolf appeals), and I was saddened and disappointed by the commission’s callous attitude towards one of New Mexico’s most imperiled native animals — the...

  • Understanding factors of student loan forgiveness

    December 1, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    We are hearing college students demanding forgiveness of their student loans. There are a number of factors they should understand. First, they are asking the taxpayers to foot the bill. Not all taxpayers are rich. Some of us are barely getting by. Nowhere...

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    St. Andrew’s celebrates 120th anniversary; History of church and early growth of Roswell are intertwined

    November 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Parish Hall in a circa 1905 photo. The building still exists today, but is surrounded on three sides by newer construction. It is now used as meeting and reading room. Some parishioners called it the “blue room” because of its blue sofas. (Photo...

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    Goddard choir members headed for All-State

    November 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Goddard High School choir is pleased to announce the following students who have been selected for the 2016 All-State Treble Choir to be held in Albuquerque Jan. 6-9. They are Abbi Roe, Kaitlyn Roe, Elexis DeLaRosa, Skye Primm, Clare McMahon and Raylene...

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    Stargazers for Christmas

    November 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Goddard Stargazers are busy preparing their Christmas singing. If you would like to have them come sing for your Christmas event, contact Choir Director Mary Gonzalez at Goddard at 627-4825 or 420-1496. The Stargazer have two different programs: One...

  • Bobby Ray Shelton

    November 28, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Bobby Ray Shelton was born in Roswell, NM, on March 29, 1954.  He passed away suddenly on November 21, 2015.  He was a 1972 graduate of Goddard high School and attended Highlands New Mexico University as a star basketball athlete on scholarship.  After...

  • Rayford Whisenhunt

    November 28, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Rayford Whisenhunt, 81, who passed away Saturday, November 28, 2015 at his home. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Don Norman Morris

    November 28, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Don Norman Morris, 72, of Dexter, New Mexico, went home to be with the Lord on November 24, 2015, after a brief battle with cancer. Graveside services will be Monday, November 30, 2015, at 2:00 P.M. at Hagerman Cemetery, Hagerman, New Mexico, and officiated...