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    Lea County fair events announced

    May 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    LOVINGTON — Several entertainers will be performing during a concert series at the 81st annual Lea County Fair & Rodeo set to take place Aug. 5-13. Three bands, La Maquinaria, Los Traviezos and La Arrolladora, will kick off the festivities on Hispanic...

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    Xcel manager speaks on energy

    May 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Mike McLeod, Regional Manager — Community Service for Xcel Energy, was the guest speaker at the May 25 Sunrise Optimist Club meeting. Mike discussed comparisons of energy sources. He gave a detailed explanation of the solar project by Bitter Lake...

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    May 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are scheduled for Mary Pounds, longtime resident of Roswell, NM and most recently of Artesia, NM, on Wednesday, June 1, at 10 a.m. at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, with burial to follow at Memory Lawn Memorial Park. Mary was born June 16, 1923 to her...

  • Betty Jo “BJ” Naranjo-Smith

    May 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Betty Jo “BJ” Naranjo-Smith, a vivacious light, dies at 76. BJ was born Betty Jo Rice on July 26, 1939 in Aley, Texas, the third child of Lawrence and Mary “Gussie” Rice. At an early age the family moved to Pottsville, Texas. When BJ was four, the...

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    Mayor: City budget funds city necessities

    May 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Kintigh says demolition of Cahoon Park Pool is inevitable Mayor Dennis Kintigh gave his thoughts on the lack of funding for Reischman Park in the preliminary budget, “There was a lot of money spent on that park. I’m not truthfully completely comfortable...

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    Candidates address LULAC convention

    May 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Michael Vigil, chief justice of the New Mexico Court of Appeals and a Democratic candidate for the New Mexico Supreme Court, and Julie Vargas, an Albuquerque lawyer and a Democrat seeking a seat on the New Mexico Court of Appeals, were two of the public...

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    Sunday Spotlight – Former GHS English teacher now award-winning author

    May 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    She might not look like a master of “mystery and mayhem” but former Goddard High School English teacher Lonna Enox has the prize ribbons to prove it. Her first book, “The Last Dance,” won a Clue Award in the 2013 Chanticleer Editorial Book Reviews...

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    United Methodists coming to town for conference

    May 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell will be playing host to hundreds of United Methodists this week as the denomination holds its annual conference for its members in New Mexico and parts of western Texas. The conference begins Wednesday and runs through Saturday at First United...

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    Senior Olympics recruiting volunteers

    May 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Submitted Above: File Photo – 2015 Senior Olympics in Roswell The New Mexico Senior Olympics is seeking volunteers for the upcoming Summer Games in Roswell. This is a qualifying year for the National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama. The 38th annual...

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    RSVP director asks for volunteers

    May 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sean Davis, executive director of RSVP recently spoke at the Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell. Davis not only explained the purpose and assistance given by RSVP to seniors, but gave a run down on the upcoming Senior Olympics. He is looking for volunteers to...