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    First flu case of season reported in New Mexico

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Health announced Thursday the first laboratory-confirmed influenza case of the season in a 94-year-old man from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized. Last year, the first case of influenza was also reported in...

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    Hiring event for older workers

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico Aging & Long-term Services Department is hosting a workshop for older people seeking employment titled “Hire the Unencumbered Older Worker: Legal Issues for Seniors.” The event will be held today from 9 a.m. to noon at the Roswell Adult...

  • Dear Editor: 9-26-14

    September 25, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, Much has been written lately about recent events in Gaza and in Israel. No intelligent, sensitive person wants to see anyone suffer and needlessly killed, especially children. Why is the Arab hatred of the Jews so relentless? They had to be...

  • Dear Editor: 9-25-14

    September 25, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, In 1942, I spent five months in Palestine with the U.S. Air Force. We were stationed 9 miles out of Nazareth in the Plain of Esdraelon ,or the biblical Armageddon. In the time I had off, I spent it studying the Holy Lands and their people....


    Open house shares sobering statistics

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left, Harvest Ministries Executive Director Mark Green with volunteers Martha Gonzales, Ricky Byrd, Mike Mullennix, Elijah Cooeyate, Elva Barron and Dale Rice. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   An open house was held Wednesday at the Harvest Ministries...

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    NMMI names 6 to Hall of Fame

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Six distinguished alumni of New Mexico Military Institute will be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame, Friday, Oct. 10, as part of the Institute’s Homecoming 2014 festivities. The Institute honors its alumni in four categories: eminence in their...

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    Jimmy John’s reports credit, debit data at risk; Roswell store included on list of compromised sites

    September 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches confirmed that the franchise had a “possible security incident” involving credit and debit card data at 216 stores, including the Roswell location, according to a news release from the company. The incident affects stores...

  • Police find methamphetamines after bicycle traffic stop

    September 25, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    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...

  • Cathryn Fannin

    September 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Cathryn Adelaide Fannin, 90, of Roswell, NM, passed away Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at her home. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Cathryn was married to Ray Fannin on Dec. 24, 1945, who preceded her in death in October of 2003. Cathryn was born...

  • Dear Editor: 9-24-14

    September 24, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, Welcome home Miss New Mexico. Yes, our very own Miss Roswell, Jessica Burson, represented our state in the Miss America Pageant, and she was terrific. She won the $5,000 scholarship award. As you journey through this year and represent New Mexico...