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  • Arnulfo Tavarez Montoya

    January 5, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services will be held for Arnulfo Tavarez Montoya, 88, of Dexter, New Mexico at 10 a.m., Jan. 7, 2015, at South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, Jan. 6 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. He passed away on Jan. 4 at his home. Arnulfo was...


    Albuquerque Comic Con starts Friday

    January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    “But Spock, snow in Roswell only exists in theory!” Actor William Shatner, who played Capt. Kirk in the original “Star Trek” series, is a confirmed guest at the Albuquerque Comic Con, scheduled for Jan. 9-11. (Photo courtesy of CBS Studios Inc.)...

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    IRS tax season set to begin Jan. 20

    January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The IRS will begin accepting tax returns electronically on Jan. 20. Paper tax returns will begin processing at the same time. The decision follows Congress renewing a number of “extender” provisions of the tax law that expired at the end of 2013. These...


    Snowmen, women and children

    January 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above and bottom left: Adam and Barbara Means emailed these photos of a “community snowman.” The 6-foot Frosty was built by families on East Byrne Street. (Submitted Photos)    Ana L. Meraz emailed this photo of her daughter, Emily, who built a...

  • Lupe Montoya Urquidez

    January 4, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services will be held for Lupe M. Urquidez, 84, at 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at South Park Cemetery. She passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born March 31, 1930, to Margarito Montoya and...

  • Deborah M. Seaton

    January 4, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial services will be held for Deborah M. Seaton, 50, of Roswell, at 10 a.m., Monday, January 5, 2015 at Roswell First Assembly of God with Melvin Suttle officiating. She passed away on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. Deborah was born August 19, 1964 in Lakeland,...

  • Claribel Y. Marshall

    January 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments Off on Claribel Y. Marshall

    “Her ways are pleasant ways…” Claribel Y. Marshall was born on November 1, 1919 to George and Clara Wair Yarborough in Mead, TX. The family moved to Roswell in 1929 for her mother’s health. Claribel attended public schools and graduated from...

  • James (Pat) Patterson

    January 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments Off on James (Pat) Patterson

    A memorial service will be held for James (Pat) Patterson, 10:00 am, Monday, January 5, 2015 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Elana Levy of First Presbyterian Church will be officiating. The Roswell Honor Guard and Canon Air Force Base Honor Guard will be present....

  • Dear Editor: 1-3-15

    January 2, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, On Wednesday, Dec. 31, reporter Jeff Tucker wrote accolades about himself and the wonderful job he did on the breaking news on immigrants going to FLETC. This reporter, Jeff Tucker, without checking any sources, wrote a scathing derogatory report...

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    Shot fired at off-duty RPD officer’s home

    January 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    City police are trying to identify and locate the person who fired a gunshot toward an off-duty Roswell police officer as the officer was outside his home the evening of New Year’s Eve. During the drive-by shooting, the officer was not struck by the bullet,...