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    2009 report envisioned recreation, aquatic center with regional appeal

    July 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Minneapolis architectural firm and a Colorado consulting firm recommended in 2009 that the city form a non-profit group if it wanted to move forward with a regional recreational center and aquatic facilities that would involve closing Cahoon Park Pool,...

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    Recent DWI arrest in Chaves County

    July 10, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (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...

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    Train-vehicle collision in Midway leaves one dead

    July 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    State police responded to an accident Saturday in which a freight train collided with a motor vehicle near Midway, killing one person. The name of the victim was not released as of press time Saturday night. The collision occurred on State Road 2, not far...

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    Woman arrested for burglary, probation violation

    July 10, 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...

  • On headlines and the violence plaguing America

    July 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Sometimes timing means more than the message itself. I thought that would be a factor in Friday’s newspaper. “Dallas police chief: 11 officers shot; 4 dead” was the headline over the front-page story (though, as of this Friday afternoon’s writing,...

  • America has a fluid identity

    July 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    America the melting pot is a 240-year-old experiment in fluid national identity. Each generation of Americans is a slightly homogenized expression of the various cultures that preceded them. Every generation has new groups immigrate from other nations and...

  • Identifying and conquering your insecurities

    July 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    What causes you to feel insecure? To what extent do the insecurities control your life? If you could completely get rid of one of your insecurities, which would it be? The diversity of traits that were put into mankind when we were created is interesting. We...

  • Martha Redding Murphy

    July 9, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Martha Redding Murphy 09/01/27 to 07/01/16 Christian, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Advocate Martha Redding Murphy, daughter of Velma Ruth Redding and Frank Allen Redding, died on July 1, 2016, with her loving family at her bedside. She was born in...

  • Robert Harris

    July 9, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Robert Harris, 91, who passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Jane Powell-McClain Services are pending at LaGrone...

  • Julia G. Harris

    July 9, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Julia G. Harris, 83, of Roswell, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016. She will be laid to rest with her husband Major Byron D. Harris, USA, DVM, at the Fort Stanton National Cemetery during a private graveside service. Julia was born June 19, 1933, in...