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    Just a member of the herd

    May 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: This herd of antelope appears to have gotten in on the action as this balloon landed Saturday north of Berrendo Road and west of Sycamore Avenue.  About a dozen balloons stayed up in the air until the pecan orchards were cleared and the balloons...

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    Ex-Marine Bloodhart proud to volunteer

    May 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (3)

    In addition to the Elks Lodge, Jim Bloodhart is an active member in Habitat for Humanity, the Marine Corps League and several other organizations in Roswell. (Jeff Jackson Photo)   Now in his seventh decade, Jim Bloodhart won’t stop working. He...

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    Suspects sought in battery incident

    May 3, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The public’s help is being sought in providing any information that could help investigators identify and locate three suspects who beat up a man so severely this week he had to be transferred from a local hospital to a hospital out of town for further...

  • David Newsom

    May 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    David Newsom, 59, passed away on April 29, 2015, in Roswell. He was born on May 22, 1955, to Owen Lee Newsom and Barbara Huddleston Newsom, in Roswell, NM. On December 16, 2005, David married Melissa Vela, she survives him at the home. After graduating from...

  • Andrea Christina Leon Contreras

    May 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Our little angel was born April 22 and passed away on April 22. She was born to Andrew Contreras and Christina Leon who survive her at home. Other survivors include: Paternal grandparents, Edward Perreira and Esther Perreira; maternal grandparents, Felicita...

  • Donald F. Peter

    May 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Donald F. Peter, 95, passed away on April 29, 2015, at his home. He was born August 9, 1919, in Canton, OH, to Frank A. and Anna M. Peter. On May 1, 1948, Donald married Theresa Ann Menhart in Highland Park, Michigan. She preceded him in death. Formerly of...

  • Maxine Mae Morrison Machen

    May 2, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A loving mother, grandmother and good friend, Maxine Mae Morrison Machen, 92, passed from this life into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 25, 2015. The first child of Harvey L. and Bernice Roush, Maxine was born in Oakland, CA, on January...

  • Clara Apodaca Jauregui

    May 2, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Clara Jauregui, 87, passed away on April 27, 2015, in Alamogordo, New Mexico. She was born on August 3, 1927, in La Luna, New Mexico, to Nicholas and Manuelita (Ortega) Apodaca. Clara was married to Henry Jauregui in Carrizozo, NM. They worked hand-in-hand in...

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    Nancy Lopez Elementary gets A-list visit

    May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Bass guitarist Nik West talks to the student body at Nancy Lopez Elementary School Friday. West stars in the hit TV show “Glee.” Below: West gives the “peace sign” while posing with students from Nancy Lopez Elementary School Friday morning....

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    Up, up and away!

    May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The first known handicapped balloon pilot, Michael Glen, waves to his ground crew below as his passenger, Lauryn Vernon, 6, of Military Heights Elementary School, checks out the shrinking scene below during liftoff of Glen’s balloon “Elevation” at...