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  • Overloaded with communication and information

    September 13, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    In the beginning, people communicated face-to-face, or at least within earshot of each other. It was primitive but effective enough, and the social creature we call “human” evolved into the dominant species we are today. Then came long-distance...

  • Congressman can’t have it both ways

    September 13, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Once again, U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce wants to have it both ways. He wants to endorse Donald Trump for president of the United States without really endorsing him. That way he can assure the 53 percent of people in Congressional District 2 who are Latino that he...

  • Muslim world is terrible to women

    September 13, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This is in response to Bethany Freudenthal’s column published Sept. 8. I have lived in Indonesia, with the largest Muslim population in the world, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, therefore I have some first-hand knowledge of the Muslim religion. Obviously this...

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    Roswell Youth Football League opens with a prayer

    September 12, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Youth Football League players, coaches, parents and fans bow their heads in prayer during the league’s opening ceremonies Saturday morning at Stiles Field...

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    Recent DWI arrests in Chaves County

    September 12, 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...

  • Nothing new from Cultural Affairs

    September 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Thank you for keeping the issue of our New Mexico historic sites in the public view. Your Saturday feature article was excellent. There are several wonderful and magical places throughout New Mexico and they are incredible representatives of what our state...

  • William Lawrence Oldrup

    September 12, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    On November 15, 1948, St. Mary’s Hospital in Roswell, NM, was blessed with the birth of William Lawrence Oldrup. His proud parents were Jane and Roy Oldrup. Larry loved being outdoors, he was an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer all his life. Larry...

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    Papa John’s adopts local cheer squad

    September 10, 2016 • Local SportsComments (0)

    Local Papa John’s owner Nathan Campbell recently adopted a cheer squad, now known as the Papa John’s Cheerleaders, which will be open to all elementary aged girls and boys in Roswell beginning next school year (2017-18). Head coach Tirah...

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    Political planes keep Roswell’s air center busy

    September 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell International Air Center has been busy this summer with several high profile politicians flying in for brief visits. In June, Air Force One, carrying President Barak Obama his family landed for a short stop-over just before they boarded a...

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    Albertsons’ parent company helps out local United Way

    September 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    United Supermarkets LLC, the parent company of Albertsons and United Express convenience stores, recently donated $6,123 to the United Way of Chaves County. Altogether, the supermarket and convenience store chain has donated $375,000 to 25 United Way...