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  • Governor must respect equal branches of gov’t

    March 4, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    We feel that it can never be a good thing for the people of New Mexico if one branch of our state government, whether the Executive, Legislative, or Judiciary, gains too much power over the other two. Our system of checks and balances enshrined in the state...

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    DWI arrests in Chaves County

    March 3, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Clinics offer rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats

    March 3, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Dog and cat owners will have the opportunity to get their pets vaccinated against rabies, as well as ensure their dogs are properly licensed, during the annual Rabies Vaccination Clinics that will take place in Roswell this Sunday. The clinics will be held at...

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    300 cow elk licenses added to 2017-18 draw; for state residents only

    March 3, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has added 300 more hunting licenses for antlerless elk in Game Management Unit 34 in southeastern New Mexico to this year’s annual draw. Only New Mexico residents are eligible to apply for these...

  • Kenneth Alan Barnhill

    March 3, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Kenneth Alan Barnhill, age 52, of Roswell, NM, passed away Monday, January 23, 2017. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 4, 2017 at South Park Cemetery. Kenneth was born on March 17, 1964 in Lamar, Colorado to Roger Lee and Myrtle...

  • Bill Gay

    March 3, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Bill Gay, age 97, of Roswell, NM who passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral...

  • Joyce Anita Neil

    March 3, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Born January 9, 1947, in Truth or Consequences, NM. Joyce passed away February 6, 2017. A memorial service will be Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 5 p.m. at 711 South Adams Drive...

  • Maybe school district should hire from within

    March 3, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    I see there is an interim superintendent filling the position vacated recently by Tom Burris, who left unexpectedly. I’m beginning to wonder if there is some underground movement to rid all of our city’s leaders and replace them with mindless clones who...

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    Time bill passes state Senate

    March 2, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Pirtle The state Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would place all of New Mexico on daylight saving time year-round. The Senate voted 26-15 in favor of Senate Bill 239, which is now headed for consideration in the New Mexico House of Representatives,...

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    Blood drives coming to area this month

    March 2, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    United Blood Services is holding several blood drives this month in Chaves County, including one today at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center and one next week in Hagerman. The blood drive today will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at ENMMC hospital, 405 W. Country...