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  • Support for our youth appreciated

    January 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    We are so thankful that our (Assurance Home) program and our young people continue to receive support and expressions of concern from so many caring people. This past holiday season we were overwhelmed with kindness and generosity and we simply want to thank...

  • Rise Up Roswell, be good neighbors

    January 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    After our big snowstorm in Roswell, my husband and I were out running errands. We talked to several people that day, and we were astonished to hear the complaints about the snowplows and graters clearing streets and piling up snow in driveways; why didn’t...

  • Good leadership needed to survive

    January 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Recently I received some statistics from a good friend who is a city employee and I’d like to share them with you. When former Mayor Del Jurney left office, Roswell had a bank account of approximately $2 million, the police department was filled to...

  • On the negatives, and a Trump-Paul ticket

    January 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    As a previous Ron Paul supporter, I am now a Rand Paul supporter because my two most important concerns are foreign policy and the national debt. As a Vietnam veteran who toured between ‘68 and ‘70, I experienced and subsequently learned that war was...

  • Albert Roy Livesay

    January 23, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Albert Roy Livesay, 82, of Odessa, TX passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at his residence. He was born June 15, 1933 in O’Donnell, Texas to William and Ruby (Smith) Livesay. He started working in the oilfield with his dad at the age of 16. He worked in...

  • Duane Bray

    January 23, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Duane Bray July 1, 1948 to January 15, 2016 Duane Bray, age 67, of Roswell, NM went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 15, 2016, after a courageous fight with cancer. When asked when he wanted to be prayed for, he would say “fight.” He passed...

  • Eula Faye Cunningham

    January 23, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Eula Faye Cunningham of Newton, Texas, passed away on January 20, 2016. Graveside service will be held at the Carlsbad Cemetery (old section) at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 25, 2016. Officiating the service will be Associate Pastor of Education, Gary Schwalk...

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    Reserved seating for speech sparks complaints

    January 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez said Friday he will propose a rule change intended to give the general public a better chance of getting a seat in the House Gallery during joint sessions of the New Mexico Legislature — such as the one held on the...

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    A Walk in the Park

    January 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A walk in the park is a family affair as Oscar Vela, far left, and his wife, Gina, cross the road with their dog Rango at Montana Avenue and Fourth Street by Cahoon Park Friday evening. Rounding out the group is Oscar’s brother, Miguel Contreras, far right,...

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    Roswell students chosen for state choir

    January 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell High School choral students were selected to sing in the New Mexico All-State choir in early January. Pictured are Alex Tarin, left, and Alejandro Fortuna (Submitted Photo)...