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    Gentiva Hospice launches food drive

    August 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Staff members from the Gentiva Hospice office here will be blanketing the Roswell community throughout August, distributing food collection bags and gathering donations for the Roswell Community Kitchen as part of the company’s 10th annual food drive. As...

  • Samuel John Cordova Jr.

    August 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A funeral service is scheduled for 10 am, Friday, August 8, 2014 at Church on the Move for Samuel John Cordova, Jr., 35 who passed away Monday, August 4, 2014 in Roswell. Pastor Savino Sanchez of Church on the Move will officiate. Samuel will be cremated...

  • Dorothy Jean Wheat

    August 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    KILGORE, Texas – Dorothy Jean Wheat, 87, of Kilgore, passed away Aug. 4, 2014, in a Kerrville, Texas, nursing facility. A memorial service is scheduled at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Liberty City, Texas, led by Brother...

  • Rosezella DeBaun Lang Memorial

    August 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Rosezella (Rose) DeBaun Lang, former resident of Hagerman, New Mexico, passed away on Oct. 15, 2013. A memorial for Rose will be held by the family at the Hagerman Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. [/auth...

  • Dear Editor: 8-5-14

    August 4, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, With all of the negative attack ads going around this election, it’s important to look at the facts. Gov. Susana Martinez wants to move our state past the days of Bill Richardson when we were a high-tax state, unfriendly to business. That’s...


    Area Taekwon-Do students compete in Italy

    August 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Five Taekwon-Do black belts from eastern New Mexico competed in the International Taekwon-Do Federation’s world championships in Rome, Italy, from July 23 to July 27. Master Steve Blakeley, seventh-degree of Portales, left, accompanied his team to the...

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    Boys & Girls Club to offer SMART Choices

    August 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In response to New Mexico’s high rates of underage drinking, the New Mexico Department of Transportation is providing the Boys & Girls Club of Roswell with funds to provide a research-based prevention program, SMART Choices, to reduce and prevent...

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    Two Lovington residents killed in crash

    August 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A head-on collision in Lea County killed two Lovington residents on Friday. Officers from the New Mexico State Police responded to the scene of a two vehicle crash on New Mexico State Road 18, near milepost 66, at about 5:18 p.m. According to a state police...

  • Welfare check leads to mental evaluation

    August 4, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    A woman was taken to an area hospital for a mental evaluation following a request for an RPD officer to conduct a welfare check. The event occurred in the 2000 block of South Sunset Boulevard.   Assault suspect ID’d RPD has a suspect in the case of...

  • Roberta Powers

    August 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral service for Roberta Powers, 88, of Roswell, NM, will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at Latter Day Saints Church with Bishop Jeff Savage officiating. Burial to follow at South Park Cemetery. Roberta passed away Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. She...