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  • Dear Editor: 6-10-15

    June 9, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, On behalf of the Roswell Folklorico, I would like to thank the following for helping to make our annual show a great success: Barbara Paterson — The best stage manager ever. The Bejarano family — for transforming the Performing Arts Center...

  • Lawrence Montoya Sr.

    June 9, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services for Lawrence Montoya Sr., 82, of Roswell, will be held at 1 p.m. June 13, 2015, at First Baptist Church on 26363 US-70 HWY in Ruidoso Downs, NM. Lawrence Montoya Sr. was born on January 24, 1933 to Filimon Montoya and Manuelita Flores...

  • Mary Ellen Tisler

    June 9, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    April 2, 1922 – May 10, 2015 Mary Ellen Tisler, 93, passed away on May 10, 2015 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was a school nurse, farmer, homemaker, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. Mary Ellen (Kunkel) Tisler was born on April 2, 1922 in...

  • Donald Coppock

    June 9, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Donald Coppock was a man of wisdom, patience, and shared stories spanning a generation. He was born to Harley and Hazel Coppock in 1916 in Pleasant Hill, Ohio. His mother’s early death when he was 2 brought his aunt, Minnie, to raise him to adulthood as his...

  • Beatrice Najar Vargas

    June 9, 2015 • ObituariesComments (1)

    A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, for Beatrice Najar Vargas. A graveside funeral will follow on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 11 a.m. at South Park Cemetery. Beatrice went to be with our Lord and Savior...

  • Alejandro “Alex” Alvarez

    June 9, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Alejandro “Alex” Alvarez, 61, passed away peacefully at home, with his loved ones by his side, on June 4, 2015, in Albuquerque, NM.  Alex was born on December 27, 1953, in Roswell, NM, to Manuel and Lorenza Macias Alvarez.   Visitation will be held...


    Invading baseball

    June 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Chamber of Commerce had a evening of baseball recently with the Roswell Invaders during Chamber Night. The chamber’s board of director, staff and Redcoats, along with many fans, enjoyed a great game as the Roswell Invaders defeated Los Vaqueros...

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    Casting new light on historic Questa church

    June 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Marcus Rael adjusts pieces of glass on May 19 that form a dove on a stained glass window for the San Antonio de Padua Church being restored in Questa. (Submitted Photo)   TAOS — Cutting, grinding and soldering away two nights each week, volunteers are...

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    R2R New Beetle Show lands in Roswell again

    June 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Return To Roswell—National New Beetle Show will be held from June 26-29. This is the thirteenth time this show has taken place. Sue Isley, an organizer as well as a participant of the show, said she’s been participating since the show began. “I have...


    A park to call their own

    June 8, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Altrusans, local organizations, and Roswell families celebrated the dedication of the new Altrusa Park on Saturday. The park is located in the 800 block of S. Washington, across the street from Missouri Ave. Elementary School. The free event included food,...