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  • Dorothy Ellen Unger Kifer

    November 19, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Dorothy Unger Kifer, age 72, passed away sweetly, surrounded by family on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. We appreciate all prayers during this time. Please take a moment to share a tribute in memory of Dorothy with her family in the online registry at...

  • Robert Richardson IV

    November 19, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    With great sadness the family of Robert Richardson IV, 23, announce his untimely passing on November 15, 2016. Robert was born on October 29, 1993, in Roswell, NM, to Robert Richardson III and Mercedes Ramirez. With a passion to hunt and fish, Robert loved to...

  • Jose D. “Joe” Aguilar

    November 19, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joe was born in Fort Stockton, Texas on August 15, 1935, to Francisco and Susana Aguilar. He lived his life simple and honest until his death on Friday, November 18, 2016. His parents moved the family to Roswell, which included Joe’s siblings: Alejandro,...

  • Be grateful for the harvest that you have now

    November 19, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It was almost 400 years ago on Nov. 19, 1620, when a group from England called Pilgrims, after a long journey across the Atlantic Ocean, first sighted land in what was later to become Cape Cod, Massachusetts. They were traveling on a ship called the...

  • No way to run city or a train

    November 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Because of the sweetheart contracts the Keller boys had with the city, Mr. Polasek received six months severance pay and Mr. Phillips received three months severance pay — so the city now has two ex-city managers and one interim city manager on the books....

  • City’s upkeep severely lacking

    November 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Regarding Cahoon Pool, it is a shame that the city decided to shut down the pool with little or no input from the people, leaving no public pool in the center of town for several years. The alternatives do not work well for a lot of people. Yes it is old,...

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    ENMU-R undergoing in-depth accreditation review

    November 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell is in the midst of a major review from its accreditation body and asking the public for input as part of the process. “We are different than other [community colleges], which tend to be tied to their parent,” said Dr....

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    Community sips ‘Coffee with a Cop’

    November 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell and surrounding area residents met with local law enforcement Thursday at McDonald’s for the “Coffee with a Cop” event. The event offers an opportunity for residents of Roswell and the surrounding area to ask questions, voice concerns and show...

  • Woman allegedly attempts to stab loss prevention employee with syringe

    November 18, 2016 • 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...

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    Theater company founder named outstanding citizen

    November 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Summer Souza, right, is the latest recipient of the city’s Outstanding Citizen Award. The presentation was made by City Councilor Tabitha Denny, left, at the City Council’s Nov. 10 meeting. Souza is the founder, board president and artistic director of...