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    Habitat for Humanity selected as Rotary’s golf charity

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Habitat for Humanity board members Jim McDevitt, left, and John Grogan work on a Habitat home currently under construction at 1104 E. Beech St. (Courtesy Photo)   Roswell Habitat for Humanity has been named the primary beneficiary of the 2014...

  • Eileen L. Reifsteck

    June 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Eileen L. Reifsteck, age 89, of Roswell, who passed away on June 3, 2014. A complete announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Condolences can be made online at...

  • Mary Ruth Santana

    June 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service for Mary Ruth Santana, 66, of Roswell will be at 10:00 AM, Friday, June 6, 2014 at Church on the Move. Mary Ruth passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014. Mary Ruth was born July 24, 1947, to Joe Sanchez and Georgia Sanchez in Roswell, NM. She...


    Sheriff’s race uncertain; leans toward Snyder

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Magistrate Judge K.C. Rogers hugs his wife, Mary, after hearing he has won his election, defeating challenger Bobby Arnett 650 to 552 votes in Tuesday’s Primary Election. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Rogers retains in judge race The race for Chaves County...

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    Historic library on the auction block

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell’s former Carnegie Library will be sold at an auction on Friday. The library closed in 1978 when the new, larger library opened at Fourth Street and North Pennsylania Avenue. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   By DJ Porter Have you noticed the curved...

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    The life and times of Roswell’s public libraries

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    1891 — Roswell was incorporated as a village, population was 400.   1895 — The Roswell Woman’s Club was organized by five educated women with the objective to secure good reading material for themselves and their families.   1897 — The...

  • Doyle Lee Miles

    June 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Doyle Lee Miles, a long-time resident of Roswell and Dexter, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2014. Doyle was born in Dexter, NM, on May 29, 1930, to Fred L. and Mary N. Miles. His parents preceded him in death. Doyle was also preceded in death by his...

  • Victoria Nunez Herrera

    June 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveyard Services for Victoria Nunez Herrera will be held on June 6 at the South Park Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. Adolph Castrillo will be officiating, please join us for a reception after the services at 807 N. Plains Park. [/auth...

  • Monica Theresa Gutierrez Madrid

    June 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Monica Theresa Gutierrez Madrid was born on January 28, 1976, in Alamogordo, NM, to Jimmy Gutierrez Sr. and Karen Gutierrez. Monica passed away on May 29, 2014. Monica is survived by her husband Nick Madrid, son Eric Pena and his girlfriend Tiffany,...

  • Gary Todd Sandoval

    June 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A Vigil with Rosary is schedule for 7 p.m., Thursday, June 5, 2014, at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church for Gary Todd Sandoval, 48, who passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014, in Roswell. A Mass of the Resurrection is scheduled for 2 p.m.,...