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  • School’s music programs need more funding

    November 17, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    How many times have you listened to music today? I bet you might say four or five times. This is true for most people. So, why do people underrate the school’s music programs? Now what is music? Music is when a person puts sounds together that are...

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    McDonald’s hosts ‘Coffee with Cops’ today

    November 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Residents in and around Roswell will have an opportunity to sit with local law enforcement from 8 to 9:30 a.m. today for a cup of coffee during the “Coffee with Cops” event at the downtown McDonald’s. Free coffee will be served to those who attend the...

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    United Way, Peppers team up for fundraiser

    November 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    United Way, Peppers team up for fundraiser United Way of Chaves County and Peppers Grill & Bar will present “United Way Day” on Friday. For the entire day, 10 percent of all food and beverage sales will benefit United Way of Chaves County. The...

  • Microwaves among items stolen from a hotel

    November 16, 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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    JOY Center budget cuts to be discussed at meeting

    November 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County JOY Centers have experienced about $52,000 in budget cuts because of the state budget deficit, a matter to be discussed at a Roswell Commission on Aging meeting today. “This actually affects our operating budget,” said Executive...

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    RPD to host property return day

    November 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Anyone who has had possessions lost or stolen in the Roswell area in the last couple years will have the opportunity this Saturday to see if any of the items have been recovered by, or turned in to the Roswell Police Department. “A property return day will...

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    Peer counseling training to come to Roswell

    November 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    People wanting to receive certification to provide behavioral health peer counseling can receive training in Roswell in January. The Certified Peer Support Worker training will occur Jan. 23-27 at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, according to a flyer...

  • Alma A. Pena

    November 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Alma A. Pena, age 61, of Roswell, was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday November 12, 2016 in El Paso, Texas. She will lie in-state from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, November 17, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 12 p.m....

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    Schools welcome and honor our veterans

    November 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: One of the projects that Washington Avenue Elementary fourth-grade students worked on to honor veterans. They also learned the national anthem and sang it over the intercom to start the day. (Submitted Photo) Below: Veterans talked with students at...

  • Solutions, not barbs, gets this writer’s ear

    November 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Mr. Kelly McDonald (letter to the editor, Nov. 16), it was not my intention to sully or slander your name as you indicated in your response to my previous letter to the editor. I did mean to point out that you are using the same rhetoric that caused the...