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  • Dear Editor: 7-22-14

    July 22, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, There is never a lack of public officials who want our money. Councilman Henderson wants to spend 7.5 million of our dollars to increase the size of the convention center because it’ll be like the zoo, or the parks. I guess he believes that...

  • Gwyndlon Sue Alsup

    July 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Gwyndlon Sue Alsup, age 74, of Roswell, who passed away on July 21, 2014. A complete announcement will be made when arrangements are finalized. Condolences can be made online at

  • Johnnie Skeen

    July 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Johnnie M. Skeen, 79, of Roswell, went home to her Lord and Savior on July 18, 2014. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Highland Baptist Church with Pastor Richard Smith officiating. Burial to follow at Melrose Memorial Cemetery...

  • Wanda Nell Moffett

    July 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Wanda Nell Moffett, 72, was born Nov. 30, 1941, in Marble Falls, Texas, to Jack and Ina Weir. Mrs. Moffett passed away July 20, 2014, in Hobbs, New Mexico. Cremation will take place. Services are entrusted to Chapel of Hope Funeral Home, Hobbs, New Mexico....

  • Eldon Wesley Whitten

    July 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A funeral for Eldon Wesley Whitten, 82, of Dexter, NM, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at First Baptist Church, 211 N. Cambridge, Hagerman, NM, with Pastor Herb Gage. Military Honors will be provided by Roswell Veterans Honor Guard. Eldon served...

  • Peggy Rowin

    July 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — Peggy Marie Bradley Rowin, 72, of Casa Grande and formerly of Roswell, died peacefully on the morning of July 5, 2014, with her family by her side. Mrs. Rowin was born on July 1, 1942, in Roswell, New Mexico, to Jewel D. and Rosetta Y....

  • George F. Molinar

    July 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    On July 14, 2014, we buried our father, George F. Molinar. His obituary left out the MOST important fact, that he was married to our mother, Irma Alvarez Molinar, who precedes him in death. Their love was so strong that they married twice to validate their...

  • Tommy Jay Sherwood

    July 20, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, July 21, 2014, at Ballard Chapel for Tommy Jay Sherwood, 58, who passed away Monday, July 14, 2014, at Casa Maria Healthcare Center. Phillip Grassie will conduct the services. Tommy was cremated according...

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    Redcoats help welcome back Tia

    July 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Redcoats attended the official re-opening and ribbon cutting at Tia Juana’s with the new local owners Christian Desrosiers, Amie Salas, Denise Todd and Matt Volquardsen on Friday. (Christina Stock Photo) [/auth...

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    Second homicide suspect in custody

    July 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Police officers, acting on a tip, located and arrested Steven Lucero on Thursday night. Lucero was wanted in connection with the murder of Isaiah Sanchez. Sanchez, 30, was discovered dead in a residence located at 1812 N. Maryland Ave., in Roswell, at...