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  • Mary O. Ely

    June 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mary O. Ely was born October 3, 1915, in Caddo, Oklahoma, to Nellie and Henry Eichenberger and died June 16, 2014. She grew up in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, attended the University of Missouri, and married Bob Ely (Robert V.) April 11, 1936. They moved to Roswell in...

  • Lendell N. Hawkins

    June 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at Faith Baptist Church for Lendell N. Hawkins, of Artesia, New Mexico. Mr. Hawkins, 73, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, in Artesia. Michael Elliott will officiate at the services with burial at Woodbine...

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    Man arrested on sexual assault charge

    June 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Pichilla   Roswell Police Department detectives arrested a 37-year-old man on Friday in connection with a June 4 sexual assault. The man, identified as Carmen Pichilla of Roswell, also known as Manuel Herrera, was arrested in the 100 block of West...

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    Retirement ceremony held by The American Legion Post 28

    June 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: The American Legion Post 28 in Roswell held a flag retirement ceremony on Saturday at the Legion’s Memorial Hall. Participating in the ceremony were, from left, Jimmy Montoya, post commander, Felix Sosa, sergeant-at-arms, Sheila Ortega, Ladies...

  • Police Blotter: Shooting investigated

    June 16, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police are investigating a shooting at an occupied dwelling which occurred at 2:45 a.m. on Friday, according to police reports. No one was injured in the incident, which took place in the 1000 block of S. Michigan Avenue, but the house sustained an...

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    City Commission on Aging meets

    June 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The City Commission on Aging meets at 3 p.m. on Wednesday at the Historical Foundation Annex, located at 208 N. Lea. Any aging concern will be discussed, and the CEO of the Roswell Chamber will be briefed on transportation and not-for-profit assisted living...

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    Information meeting about foster and adoptive parenting

    June 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The public is invited to an information meeting to learn about foster and adoptive parenting opportunities with New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the local CYFD office at 4 Grand Avenue Plaza...

  • Mildred Astone

    June 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    No services have been set at this time for Mildred Astone, 87, of Roswell, NM. She passed away on June 5, 2014. Mildred was born March 29, 1927 to Ruben Tanner and Laura Mae Shufelt Tanner in New York. She was a member of Seventh-day Adventist living here for...

  • Rita Aragon Torrez

    June 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Rita Aragon Torrez, 66, of Roswell, NM, at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 19, 2014, at St. John’s Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 20, 2014, at St. John’s Catholic Church with Father Josh Duplissey...

  • David Finley

    June 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    September 24, 1930 – June 14, 2014   David Finley, 83, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, after a prolonged battle with colon cancer. David was a lifelong resident of Roswell, but he loved southern Colorado, where he and his wife, Betty, spent many...