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  • Avilia C. Apodaca

    February 3, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Avilia C. Apodaca, 81, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend; a longtime resident of Roswell, left her dwelling place on earth and entered eternal life to be with her heavenly Father on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Avilia passed away at her...

  • Bill Donowho

    February 3, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Bill Donowho, age 75, of Roswell, who passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, February 6, 2017 at West...

  • Honesty and the reality of the way things are

    February 3, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Honesty is the window of life, allowing you to see the world as it really is. Obstinacy to honesty is the shade you pull over your eyes when you don’t like what you see out the window of life. Life boasts of no trickery. What you see is what you get. What...

  • Muslims, ISIS aren’t the real threats to US

    February 3, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I don’t understand this Trump ban on Muslims. We have had no successful terror attacks by a foreign terrorist since Sept. 11, 2001. Our national security agencies have done their jobs of keeping us safe to absolute perfection. No Americans killed by foreign...

  • Time change wouldn’t start school earlier

    February 3, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Deep within your Tuesday article on the legislation that Cliff Pirtle is sponsoring, a clarification needs to be made in the “Pirtle Time” section pertaining to his SB 239, which attempts to put all of New Mexico on permanent Daylight Saving Time (DST)....

  • Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    February 3, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Driver’s license hassle No wonder state officials didn’t want to deal with the fact that undocumented aliens could obtain New Mexico driver’s licenses. Our lawmakers must have anticipated the hassle it would bring, not only for immigrants but for...

  • Memories of wintertime in old Roswell

    February 3, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    I’ve been thinking how winter has been with us with its occasional snow, cold winds, and freezing temperatures, and if I am ready for spring to arrive. But, since we have only recently celebrated one of America’s oldest holidays, Groundhog Day, we may be...

  • DavidHsu

    RSO concert to feature 18-year-old pianist Hsu

    February 2, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Pianist David Hsu will perform with the Roswell Symphony Orchestra on Feb. 4. (Photo courtesy of RSO) Mozart lovers don’t want to miss this one. The Roswell Symphony Orchestra presents its third subscription concert of the 2016-17 concert season,...

  • Judith Zoe Norgaard

    February 2, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Judith Zoe Norgaard, 68, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Lakeview Christian Home, Carlsbad, New Mexico. Cremation has taken place and there will be no public services. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Judith Zoe Norgaard was...

  • Bennie Fay Kerr

    February 2, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Bennie Fay Kerr, 89, of Dexter, New Mexico passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loved ones Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Ben was born and raised on the family farm in Dexter. He received his basic education in the Dexter Public Schools where he...