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    Police: Woman stabbed on North Garden

    November 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Just after 4:30 p.m. Friday, the Roswell Police Department received a call for a welfare check on a woman, age 33, at a home on the 2100 block of North Garden Avenue. Police located a woman who had been stabbed, and called for medic units. After medical...

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    AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program needs volunteers

    November 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program needs volunteers across New Mexico to provide free tax assistance and preparation for members of the community who need help in this area, generally those with low to moderate income. Who volunteers? People like you. AARP...

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    Street closures for Vets Day Parade

    November 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    North Main Street from Third Street to College Boulevard will be closed to motor vehicle traffic beginning at 8 a.m. today in preparation for the Veterans Parade (organized by MainStreet Roswell) that is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. Parade participants are...

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    Events celebrating nation’s veterans set to begin today

    November 7, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Veterans events in Roswell Nov. 7 The Veterans Day Parade will be held in downtown Roswell. Vehicle line up at is from 8 to 8:30 a.m. at West Fourth and North Main streets. Registration of runners is from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Berkshire-Hathaway parking lot. The...

  • Dear Editor: Helping furry friends

    November 7, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week (Nov. 1-7) recognizes the lifesaving work of local animal shelters and rescue groups. There’s an easy way we can help the furry friends in our community that readers may not be aware of. Most people...

  • Evelyn Joye (Roork) Pepper

    November 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Evelyn Joye (Roork) Pepper, 79, of Redding, CA, died Thursday, October 29, at Vibra Hospital with her family by her side. Evelyn was born in Marlow, Oklahoma, on August 20, 1936, to Claud Franklin and Rachel Faye (Sammon) Roork. She was the eldest of five...

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    Hobson Road drainage discussed

    November 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Hobson Road resident Monte Baker discusses problem areas with engineers from OCCAM/EC during the meeting Thursday evening at the Chaves County Commission Chambers. Resident Monte Baker states that “water runs down the middle of the road every time...

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    RFD Call Log — Oct. 30-Nov. 2

    November 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Oct. 30 – Nov. 2 The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: Friday, October 30 • At 4:17 p.m., motor vehicle accident, corner of W. College Blvd. and N. Washington Ave. Saturday,...

  • Dear Editor: Dangerous job for law enforcement officers

    November 5, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Why would anyone want to be a LEO (Law Enforcement Officer)? It is a dangerous, sometimes violent, thankless job where you work all hours of the day and night, weekends and holidays, with low pay and little respect. You must be perfect all the time in your...

  • Jacob Hargrove

    November 5, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jacob Hargrove, 68, passed away on Sept. 15, 2015, in Mineola, Texas, surrounded by his family. He will be buried in Roswell at South Park Cemetery on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. Pastor Shawn Kelly of Church on the Move will officiate. He is survived by...