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  • Dr. William George Liakos Sr.

    April 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Dr. William George Liakos, Sr., 80, a longtime Roswell pediatrician and community leader, died on March 23, 2015 following a courageous battle with a rare heart disease. Dr. Liakos founded BCA Medical Associates in the early 1970s and was honored to serve...

  • Tang

    A hoppin’, boppin’ Easter

    April 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Olivia Tang, 3, is dressed warmly for a breezy and chilly morning Easter egg hunt at Spring River Park & Zoo. (Max Scally photo)   Despite a mild cold snap, several Easter festivities brought families outside Saturday. The Easter fun included an...

  • Almost-Killed

    At 80, weight lifter, gardener still going strong

    April 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Lester Peck shows the front page of a newspaper from Killeen, Texas, in 1991, the day after a gunman fired upon a restaurant that he and his wife visited almost every day for lunch. But that day they went to a restaurant about a mile away. (Bill Moffitt...

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    Doll collection donated to All Saints Catholic School

    April 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Claribel Marshall was honored Oct. 31 during an opening ceremony for the doll collection she donated to All Saints Catholic School. (Katy Ross Photos)      Local philanthropist Claribel Marshall donated more than 300 dolls she collected from...

  • Agustin Horton

    April 5, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Agustin Horton, 52, of Roswell, NM passed away Friday, April 3, 2015. He was born February 7, 1963 in Roswell, NM to Felipe and Fernanda Horton. He graduated from high school in 1979. He also served in the United States Army National Guard and worked...

  • Alfred Orosco Valenzuela

    April 5, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Alfred Orosco Valenzuela, 83, was born May 21, 1931 to Juan and Manuela Valenzuela in Presidio, TX. Mr. Valenzuela passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2015. A viewing will be held at Ballard Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 from 2 to 7 p.m. A rosary is...

  • William Randall (Randy) Carter

    April 5, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    William Randall (Randy) Carter passed away peacefully at his home in Mesa, Arizona, on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, of natural causes. He was born March 16, 1963, in Roswell, New Mexico. During his high school years, Randy was baptized at the First Baptist...

  • Allene B. Sultemeier

    April 5, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Allene B. Sultemeier, 86, a resident of Albuquerque for more than 20 years, and a former resident of Corona, NM, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2015. She is survived by her sons, Allen Sultemeier and wife, Kristen, of Capitan, NM and Mark Sultemeier and...

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    Local educator gets scholarship

    April 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Martinez   Cheryl Martinez has been awarded the 60th anniversary scholarship from the Delta Kappa Gamma International. The honor society for women educators promotes excellence in education and personal ad professional growth of women educator, leading...

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    Volunteer Fair scheduled today at Civic Center

    April 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    How can our Roswell-newbies find information about more than 70 civic organizations in town? How can the organizations reach those new to our town and those who are now in a place in life to give back, when the need for volunteers is just as important as it...