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  • Once united, still divided

    September 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It happened less than a year after one of the most divisive elections in U.S. history. Al Gore had won the popular vote and George W. Bush won the election. It took about a month to declare Bush the next president, after a 5-4 Supreme Court decision to stop a...

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    Nearly 300 attend behavioral health event

    September 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    (Submitted Photo) Over 280 people attended the Roswell Rally for Recovery at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, 901 North Main Street. Among the agencies there to share their information about services they offer were the New Mexico Rural Veterans...

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    Accused child pornographer scheduled for court

    September 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Castillo A Roswell man arrested in early August on multiple child pornography charges is scheduled for an arraignment on Sept. 19 in the Fifth Judicial District Court in Roswell. Jose Castillo, 24, aka Joey Kastillo, was arrested by the Roswell Police...

  • Woman with bench warrant arrested for possession of marijuana

    September 9, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • Firearms are tools for self-defense

    September 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A Hillary Clinton presidency would be a continuation of the destructive path trail-blazed by Barack Obama in his quest to seize and destroy liberty and freedom from our great nation. It is clearly apparent that the agenda of Obama, Clinton and their adoring...

  • Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    September 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Get well soon, Sheriff Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder underwent emergency heart surgery Thursday for a severe blockage after experiencing several days of aching in his arms, profuse sweating and nausea. According to family friend Joan Boué, doctors found...

  • Data show an enormous rise in criminal activity

    September 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I continue to ponder the issues our city is dealing with, and when you ponder, you have to have data to support the claims you may choose to present after all the pondering is done, so I hope what you read below opens your eyes to the problems our city is...

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    Aquatic center meeting scheduled

    September 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell citizens are encouraged to attend a public meeting Tuesday and bring their ideas and input to share with city officials and representatives of the aquatic-architect firm that will design the community’s new aquatic center that is to be part of a...

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    Zoo rides closing, train reopens during holidays

    September 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sunday will be this summer’s last day the train and carousel will operate at the Spring River Park and Zoo, according to a press release from public information officer Todd Wildermuth. The free-admission zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The rides will...

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    Recent DWI arrest in Chaves County

    September 8, 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...