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  • Window smashed, cash grabbed from pickup truck

    November 22, 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...

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    Free Thanksgiving meals today and tomorrow

    November 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Today from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., the Chaves County JOY Centers, 1822 N. Montana Ave., will be having a Thanksgiving dinner for seniors age 60 and up. There is a suggested donation of $2. For more information, call 575-914-0285. Thursday there will be a...

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    City of Roswell holiday schedule

    November 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The City of Roswell and its facilities will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Pecos Trails Transit bus service will not operate on Thursday, but will have a reduced schedule Friday, with buses running only on Main...

  • Walter Russell Davenport

    November 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Walter Russell Davenport, age 81, of Roswell, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, November 25, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Doug Austin and Josh Watkins of Country Club Road Church of Christ will be...

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    AAA New Mexico: Statewide gas price average decreases

    November 22, 2016 • Local News, State NewsComments (0)

    The statewide gas price average in New Mexico is now $2.04 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA New Mexico Weekend Gas Watch. That price is two cents less than last week and three cents more per gallon than last year. Of the major...

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    Mustache making mayhem at library

    November 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The month of November has also become known as “Movember” when in 2003, two young Australian men decided to bring back the mustache as a fashion statement. It then evolved into a yearly awareness campaign for prostate cancer and other men’s health...

  • Superintendent interview missed important issue

    November 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The school superintendent interview in the recent Sunday paper was pretty interesting, and we hope it continues as does the monthly interview with the mayor. Both individuals deal with similar sized budgets and issues, though the superintendent deals with...

  • Being thankful for what’s still standing

    November 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I may be an inky wretch by day, but more than that, I’m a family man. My greatest role model, my father, was a family man; my mother a dedicated homemaker. And while they are gone from this earth now, I remember them as the best parents anyone could ever...

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    Local Briefs

    November 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Refuge toy drive getting underway A toy drive benefiting the children of the Roswell Refuge is going on from Dec. 1 to 15. New, unwrapped toys for children ages 0 to 13 can be dropped off at the following locations: • The Rock Health and Wellness...

  • Man arrested for yelling at occupant of old home

    November 21, 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...