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    Sunny sign

    October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Bill Moffitt Photo The warm afternoon sun shines on the sign in front of Mountain View Baptist Church, 206 E. Charleston Road, Sunday afternoon while casting a shadow on the front of the church building. [/auth...

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    Students recognized during Character Counts! Week

    October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Bill Moffitt Photo Third grade essay winner Galilea Ruiz, 8, gets a hug from Sunset Elementary School principal Mireya Trujillo after reading her winning essay “No Matter How Much You Know There’s Always More to Learn” during the Super Celebration at...

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    Police Taser woman fleeing on bike

    October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Staff Report A Roswell police officer used his Taser on a woman as she attempted to flee him on a bicycle in an alley early Sunday morning. Officers had responded to the 600 block of East Wildy Street in response to a prowler report, according to a news...

  • Purse-snatcher strikes at Roswell Mall

    October 28, 2014 • 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...

  • Shirley M. Hooper-Garcia

    October 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Shirley M. Hooper-Garcia November 5, 1935 – October 24, 2014 Shirley Hooper-Garcia passed away on October 24, 2014 at her home in Roswell, NM after lengthy battle with cancer. She will lie in state at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, 900 South Main St., Roswell, NM...

  • Nathan Anthony Lucero

    October 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A prayer service and burial will be held for Nathan Anthony Lucero, 17, of Roswell, at 11:00 AM, Thursday, October 30, 2014 at South Park Cemetery. Nathan passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Nathan was born July 21, 1997 to Anthony Lucero Sr. and Patricia...

  • Mary B. Brooks

    October 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mary B. Brooks was born in Stringtown, Oklahoma on Aug. 16, 1929. She entered Heaven’s gates on Oct. 27, 2014. A loving mother/grandmother/sister/wife, family-owned grocery store proprietor, chef and homemaker, Mary was an excellent cook and enjoyed...

  • Gary O. Robertson

    October 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Gary O. Robertson, 80, of Carlsbad, NM, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, TX. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the...

  • Burnie “Nick” R. Nicholson Sr.

    October 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

        A memorial service for Burnie “Nick” R. Nicholson Sr., 78, of Roswell will be Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Doug Austin officiating. Military services will be provided by Roswell...

  • After we vote, don’t forget we still exist

    October 27, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

    SANTA ROSA — They found us on the map, but what about after the election? Let’s hand it to both of New Mexico’s gubernatorial candidates. Republican incumbent Susana Martinez and Democratic rival Gary King both followed that tricky-to-navigate straight...