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  • Maxine Witt Emmons

    November 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” Charles William Eliot Maxine Witt Emmons, 89, of Roswell, NM, passed away on November 21, 2013, of natural...

  • Norma Jean C de Baca

    November 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Norma Jean C de Baca, 53, of Santa Fe, passed away Nov. 22, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was born in Artesia, NM, to Eloida Madrid and Armando Valenzuela who have preceded her in death. Also preceding her is her brother, Armando Valenzuela Jr. Norma is...

  • Clittice Veora Green Parker

    November 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral service is scheduled for 9 a.m., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church for Clittice Veora Green Parker, 98, of Roswell, who passed away on Nov. 24, 2013. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery. Rev. Artis Allen will...

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    Man in custody following officer-involved shooting

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    An officer-involved shooting occurred around 5 a.m. Saturday near Railroad Road and Pine Lodge Road, according to a Roswell Police Department press release. RPD officers, members of RPD SWAT and Chaves County Sheriff’s Office deputies were at the scene. A...

  • Scott Steven Madden

    November 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Scott Steven Madden, 38, of Roswell, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at his home. He was born in El Paso, Texas, on Jan. 9, 1974, to Angela Sue Franklin and Thomas Francis Madden. Scott had an amazing ability to bring comfort to people and was...

  • Richard J. Hilferty

    November 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are pending for Richard J. Hilferty, 82, of Roswell, who died Tuesday, Nov. 19, in Lubbock, Texas. A further announcement will be made. [/auth...

  • Faustino L. “Chano” Rodriguez

    November 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Faustino L. Rodriguez, 66, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Faustino at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with...

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    Salvation Army to Deliver Thanksgiving Dinners

    November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Most people are familiar with the Thanksgiving Dinner held at the American Legion, 1620 N. Montana Ave., where more than a 1,000 gather each year. Fewer people know about the free dinner held at the Sale Barn Café, 900 N. Garden Ave. Some of the elderly,...

  • Police Blotter: 2 burglaries take place on A Street

    November 22, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary Two burglaries took place at residences on A Street this week. The first was reported by a 36-year-old woman at 8:06 a.m. Thursday. It was reported that a welder and rototiller had been stolen from the home’s garage and that the garage latch had...

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    Police Seek Witnesses of Accident

    November 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department is seeking witnesses to a fatal vehicular accident on the 300 block of East Fourth Street that occurred Sept. 26, according to an RPD press release. The accident occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m. between a truck belonging to a...