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    City takes action to solve cemetery drainage issue

    May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Drainage improvements recently completed at the Douglas McBride Veterans Cemetery will enable that cemetery to avoid a repeat of the problems seen there last month. Following heavy rains on April 13 that created water pooling on the ground and the sinking of...

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    It’s good to be blue

    May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From left, Officer Hector Vasquez, Lt. Nick Jimenez and Capt. Lance Bateman of the New Mexico State Police; Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder; Sgt. Joe Smith, Officer Lisa Brackeen, Commander Phil Gonzales, Commander Levi Moody, Commander Mike Stanton and...

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    RFD Call Log — April 30-May 1

    May 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   April 30 • At 7:47 a.m., fire alarm, 500 block of West Pine Lodge Road. • At 8:18 a.m., fire alarm, 400 block of Pine Lodge Road. • At 9:25 a.m., medical call, 500...

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    Chaves County DWI arrest for May 1

    May 2, 2015 • 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...

  • Roswell man taken into police custody for battery

    May 2, 2015 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • Jeneva (Neva) Irene Glenny

    May 1, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A visitation will be held from 12-7 p.m., Monday, May 4, 2015, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Jeneva (Neva) Irene Glenny, age 53, who passed away May 1, 2015. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Pastor Richard Smith will be...

  • 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)...