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  • Genevieve A. Jones

    May 1, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Genevieve A. Jones, age 95, passed away peacefully at her home on May 1, 2015, with family at her side. Genevieve was born in Kenna, New Mexico, on May 11, 1919, to Emma and John Jones. She was one of eight children: Lester Ratliff, Johnnie Jones, Lena Carr,...

  • Leonard Claude Ferguson Sr.

    May 1, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Leonard Claude Ferguson Sr., was born on Dec 11, 1931, in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Blaine Underwood and Iva Stuart Ferguson. As a young man, Leonard wore many hats, working as an insurance agent, electrician and even as a cook for a while. In 1950, Leonard...

  • Betty Jo Casper

    May 1, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Centerville, Ga. – Betty Jo Casper, 83, passed into the hands of her Lord on Thursday, April 30, 2015. Betty was born on July 16, 1931, in Las Vegas, New Mexico, and was of the Catholic faith. A loving homemaker, she loved spending time with her family,...

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    Paint on a happy face

    May 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Kortney Davidson, left, checks her work on Jacqueline Loranzo, 5, at the face painting booth during the annual Spring Carnival at Sunset Elementary School Thursday. More than 400 visitors attended, according to Principal Mireya Trujillo. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...

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    Suspicious-death case to be closed based on autopsy findings

    May 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Duer   The investigation into what had been considered a suspicious death that occurred in a Roswell home last November will be officially closed with no criminal charges filed against anyone following a determination by the state medical investigator...

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    Road work on NM 409 to begin

    May 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two will begin a project to improve nearly 7 miles of NM 409 (Bottomless Lakes Road) in Chaves County. The project is expected to improve pavement and improve shoulders along the route. Work will...

  • Dear Editor: 5-1-15

    April 30, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, The Yucca Recreation Center would like to thank the following for their donations of goods and time to help make the Easter Egg Hunt at the Spring River Park and Zoo a success. We would like to thank the Prince Hall Mason’s, Wal-Mart, Cowboy...

  • Herbert Pruit (Pat) Joyce, Jr.

    April 30, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Herbert Pruit (Pat) Joyce, Jr. passed away Tuesday, April 28 in his Roswell home. Pat’s death is preceded by that of his parents, H. P. Joyce and Ruthe Keel Joyce, as well as that of his brother, Charles Joyce. He is survived by his wife, Kim Joyce, his...

  • Peggy M. Holloway Collins

    April 30, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Peggy M. Holloway Collins, 79, of Albuquerque, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Albuquerque. She was born April 12, 1936, in Roswell. She worked in the Lovington Public Schools in the early 1960s. She married Clifford Harold Collins in 1955 and he...

  • David Newsom

    April 30, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    David Newsom, 59, passed away on April 29, 2015, in Roswell. He was born on May 22, 1955, in Roswell, NM. David was raised by Bill Wheeler from the time he was seven years old. On December 16, 2005, David married Melissa Vela, she survives him at the home....