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    Local Briefs

    April 7, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Altrusa turns 100 The Altrusa Club of Roswell is hosting a birthday party today at Altrusa Park, 600 W. Bland St., from 1 to 3 p.m. Join them as they celebrate 100 years of history of Altrusa International. Refreshments will be served. For more information,...

  • Police charge several for drugs

    April 7, 2017 • 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...

  • Peggy Jean Dunn

    April 7, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Peggy Jean Dunn passed away at the age of 74. A viewing will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2017 at LaGrone Chapel. Funeral services have been scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017 at The Tabernacle Baptist Church in Roswell, New...

  • Braving the Chamizal as we wait for our final home

    April 7, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    In 1864, the Rio Grande flooded near El Paso, Texas, causing it to change course. Since the official border between the U.S. and Mexico is the Rio Grande, the course change created two border difficulties. In one place, about 600 acres of land that once...

  • Remembering a spring break trip to Mexico

    April 7, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Like many of you who live in Roswell and have some connection to education — whether it’s because of the children you have in school, you’re a student, or you have a job that is connected to the schools — then you either welcomed spring break or it...

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    Trees to be given away Saturday; Roswell zoo hosting Arbor Day program

    April 6, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell residents can learn about trees and even get a young tree or two to take home and plant if they come out Saturday to a special event at the Spring River Park & Zoo to recognize Arbor Day. The event from 9 to 11 a.m. includes a tree giveaway. Tree...

  • Teenager charged with possession of marijuana

    April 6, 2017 • 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...

  • Nancy Kay Liakos

    April 6, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Nancy Kay Liakos (“Kay”), 81, of Roswell, NM, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, April 2, 2017, after a brief illness. Kay was the only child of Alvin R. Hendricks and Wilda E. Keithley Hendricks, born in Lubbock and raised in Littlefield, TX....

  • Ruby Mayo

    April 6, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ruby Mayo, 73, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Artesia, NM. She was born to Winney Davis on May 5, 1943, in Eleven Mile Corner, AZ. A Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Primitive Baptist Church, 311 S. Union, at...

  • Sue N. Rogers

    April 6, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Sue N. Rogers, 40, who passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...