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  • Research church, decide for yourself

    July 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The Methodist church was on the radio the other day talking about their conference and wonderful worship services. What do we know about their history? It’s important to remember Jesus’ words that “by their fruits you will recognize them,” to be able...

  • Denonym editorial treat for wordsmiths

    July 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The July 14 editorial was quite a treat for any wordsmith interested in demonyms. Citizens of Roswell are labeled Roswellites or Roswellians and there is some debate about which is “correct.” Assignments like this can only be resolved by convention and it...

  • What teens enjoy in Roswell over summer break

    July 14, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Summer break is two months every student looks forward to, for many reasons. Students look forward to getting out of school to settle down and rest for the time being, to release all the stress school had put on them during the past 10 months. Lately I have...

  • Helen Virginia Duke

    July 14, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Helen Virginia Duke passed away at her home in Roswell surrounded by her loving family on June 13, 2016. She was born August 16, 1943, in Las Vegas, NM. She grew up in Albuquerque, graduating from Valley High School in 1961. She was a resident of Roswell...

  • Ismael N. Medrano

    July 14, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Ismael Medrano (Ismo), passed away peacefully in his home in Roswell on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at the age of 71. He was born in Presidio, TX, on April 26, 1945, to Jesus Medrano and Lupe Navarrette Medrano. Ismo was...

  • Rumalda (Rummy) Green, February 7, 1940 – July 5, 2016

    July 14, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Rumalda Green went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 5, 2016 at her home in Hagerman, NM. She was 76 years old. Rumalda (Rummy) was born in Redford, Texas to Elias and Nicolasa Martinez. She was a beloved wife, mother, stepmother, grandmother,...

  • Emily Fay Kendall

    July 14, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Emily Fay Kendall, 77, who passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 in Hutto, TX. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. Emily was born November 11, 1938...

  • Robert D. Harris

    July 14, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mr. Robert Harris passed away in his Roswell home on July 8, 2016 at the age of 91. Mr. Harris was born to Lee and Josie Nutall-Harris on September 17, 1924 in Mumford, TX. Both of his parents have preceded him in death. As a young man Robert lost his mother...

  • Gordon Leo Manter Sr.

    July 14, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Gordon Leo Manter Sr., of Roswell, NM, loving, dedicated, and devoted husband for 63 years to Eleanor Rose, surrounded by family, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. He was 86 years old. Ancestral records tie Gordon’s family to Cape Cod in 1657....

  • Olympics Ceremonies

    New Mexico Senior Olympics begin

    July 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    National games are scheduled to take place in Albuquerque in 2019 Mayor Dennis Kintigh and State Representative Nora Espinoza of Roswell welcome athletes and visitors to the 2016 Summer Games of the New Mexico Senior Olympics during the Wednesday evening...