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  • KIWANIS-5-13

    Kintigh presents proclamation

    May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Mayor Dennis Kintigh, right, presented a proclamation to the Governor of the Southwest District of Kiwanis Windy Mortensen, of Phoenix, Ariz., during her visit here on Saturday. The Roswell Kiwanis Club hosted a district meeting and Kiwanians from Portales,...

  • GRANDE-5-13

    Nonprofits celebrate success of ‘Give Grande!’

    May 12, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From left, Ron Malone, of Assurance Home; Mike Wolf, of Big Brothers Big Sisters of SENM; Shelly Currier, of Wings for LIFE; Cassie McClain, board president of Downs Syndrome Foundation of SENM; and Nathan Padilla of Embrace Inc., representing the local...

  • Public Records 5-13-14

    May 12, 2014 • Public RecordComments (0)

    Marriage Licenses March 20 Joshua Michael Garcia, 30, and Channing Leann Duncan, 25, both of Lubbock. Dustin J. McCormick, 18, and Melissa K. Waltmire, 18, both of Roswell. Gustavo Banuelas, 25, and Maricela Miranda, 26, both of Roswell. March 21 Carlos...

  • Dear editor,

    May 12, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The Sunday, May 4, article about the recent Democratic gubernatorial debate made one thing crystal clear: The politicians running against Gov. Susana Martinez will do or say anything to get elected. Instead of discussing ways to improve our state, the...

  • An open letter to the Koch brothers,

    May 12, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    We have seen your influence in our country for some time now. You have managed to get the Supreme Court to rule in favor of the rich and against the rest of us in quite a few cases. Do you really believe you can buy our country and create your own feudal...

  • Patsy Ann Freek, 1953-2014

    May 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Patsy Ann Freek, passed away on Thursday, May 8, 2013 at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, Utah, after a fervent battle with the complications of diabetes. She will be buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah Cemetery after a memorial service on Friday,...

  • Mildred Walton

    May 12, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, May 16 at 10 a.m. at South Park Cemetery for Mildred Mamie Walton, 94, of Visalia, CA, where she has lived since June 2010, died of natural causes on May 7, 2014. A viewing will be held on Thursday, May 15 from 5...

  • Dear Editor,

    May 11, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The Roswell Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro John Farrer, recently presented a Young Person’s Concert to over 800 fourth-grade students from the Roswell community. This concert introduces our youth to orchestral music around the time in...

  • Adopt-a-pet


    May 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Three-year-old canine enthusiast Gavin Banda, of Dexter, gets acquainted Saturday with Olaf, an 8-month-old Boston Terrier, at the Roswell Humane Society’s eighth annual adopt-a-pet event at Classics Frozen Custard. Also pictured are Gavin’s...

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    Council awards lodgers’ tax funds

    May 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    City Council has awarded tax revenues to three city events that promote tourism, including an event city leaders said will attract some of the brightest minds in rocketry science to Roswell this fall. The council on Thursday awarded $2,465 of lodgers’ tax...